Mother and Girl Slain in Home

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MOTHER AND GIRL SLAIN IN HOME Bullets Pour, Through Window SSSf Into Bedroom, \ GRIME BLACKMAIL SEQUEL Victim Had Refused Demands to Give Up Money in Response to Threaten. Ing Letters. Pittsburgh, Xov.Tt.—Humming.soft- y lo her 5-yeur-nUl daughter as she ockod the latter to sloop, Mrs. Cutha- 'ino Cardon, aged 4", sal: in her home n l'ag<« street, Me Koe's Hocks, when crash of revolver shots from the, iiirkuess outside shattered tho win- low near her and she slipped to the loor dead, still clasping the. child, who lied in (lie Ohio Valley Hospilal a tor. Seven bullets entered the mother's 1 ody. Two struck tho little girl, one )onolraling her bend. The brutal iiurdors wore committed in revenge or Mrs. Cnrdon's failure to comply viih blackmailing letters demanding Neighbors who peered from their vindows on hearing the shooting saw wo men dash from tho shadows of ho Cnrdon residence an-d leap Into! a jroon racing car, tho engine of which nut been left xunning as it stood at lie curb. ,A moment later, before any- lojly could interfere or raise an alarm, he green car, driven at top speed, had lisappeared. .Investigation" by county letecUvcs has led to the belief "Hint ho assassins are connected with the 'Good Killers," the dreaded society vlioso operations, similar to those of he Ittack Hand, have stirred terror ii other cities. The police and detectives say (hoy ire searching for James Bruno, an Ttal- sin, who had been livin;' in a routed •oom in McKee'.s Hocks for several nontlis. His room was deserted and he police suy there ;\vo evidences that lis dt'pnrture bad been planned in ad-' •anee. Bruno, according lo the few lersons who seem to Ur.ow anything ibo'ut • the'man, came J^i this county rom Pliiladolpbia. Formerly be Is m\!d to have lived in Kochi'ster, N. Y., mil Yoiingstown, O. At the time of the tragedy Pascal Podd, u boarder, was sitting in l.bo ;umo room with airs. Cardon, and fames Cardon, a son,, was in an upstairs upstairs room. Transfixed by terror by he sudden shower of bullets and the •%h|: of the woman and her child ly- iift- oil Ibo flooi 1 , blooding from their .vounds, Todd had not moved from his •hair when James Cardon rushed lowiistairs, to find bis mother and lis sister weltering in blood, one (load md tlio.other mortally wounded. From Todd Iho borough police ami county detectives ascertained that a 'ew minutes before the tragedy a young Italian, said to have boon Bruno, mocked at the dour of tho. Cardon lofiio and upon his announcement that 10 wanted to inquire about rooms was Admitted. He chatted wiih Mrs, Car- Ion for several minutes, glancing about :lie premises meanwhile, and then left wivhou 1 : engaging a room. Less Iban five minutes later tho deadly stream of lifts poured through the window. The 1 detectives say that while rhey believe believe ,'lamos Bruno may know somo- •hing about Iho shocking crime, they iro not clear as to the identity of the Hher man w.-.nfod, though they have leon told thai Bruno bad a brother. pounty l>eteellvo William lllack, it lovelopod, had been informed by Mrt- ."'nrdon regarding llio roeoi|i' of letters lomaiuling money mid threatening her with death if she failed to comply. She was ignorant of the identity of bo blackmailer or blackmailers and, iccoi'iliug I" Todd, sho was without 'Uispii'ion when Iho young Italian on- orod her homo and oalkod with her,

Clipped from Tyrone Daily Herald14 Nov 1921, MonPage 1

Tyrone Daily Herald (Tyrone, Pennsylvania)14 Nov 1921, MonPage 1
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