Colonel Thomas F Meehan trial for killing child with Car 1923

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Colonel Thomas F Meehan trial for killing child with Car 1923 - War K DEATH CAR OB IS FED 0 SAIL Colonel Meehan...
War K DEATH CAR OB IS FED 0 SAIL Colonel Meehan Released After Magistrate Ordered Him Held Without Bail Assistant District Attorney Approves Procedure; Girl Victim Was Heroine After Colcnel Thomas F. Meehan, of ,W2 Farragu; terrace, World War vet- vet- eran, was nt ia witnout bail yesterday. machine wan brougnt to a Halt so quickly that the child was not run over but was knocked to one side, he said. Child's Father Angered at Hearing She was rished to Stetson Hospital, but died so in after being admitted. Easton Walter Charged With Killing Special to Tht Injnirtrr. EASTON, Pa.. June 9. At a coroner's coroner's Inquest last night, Alexander A. Lovings, former head waiter at the Meehan and Powell surrundered to the I Hotel Karldon, was charged with the police. responsibility for the death of Donald At tne net ring, oionei aieenan was Kuebler. son . of the nronrietor. who not called uion to testify, but his agi- agi- was 6hot eeks aect Henrv tation displayed itself as he voiced his Glantz, whose antomobUe skidded down a bank into a crowd of children, killing two of them, was held not criminally negligent grief over tie accident. Immediately efter the hearing he was taken to City Hall to await the action of the coroner, Dennis Mc Henry, father of the child, was present at the hearing. When he overheard Colonel Meehan express hih t-orrow t-orrow t-orrow he shouted: "He is a 1 ar." After the hearing he said that his child had not run in the path of the machine, adding: Her brother told me sne was playing on the curb ivnd that the machine fekid- fekid- ced and struck her." Deputy Ccroner Stewart and Detec tive Clifton, investigated the acaaent, and released Colonel Meehan on a copy of the charge signed by Coroner Knignt to appear at yesterday s hearing. . Victim Heroine on Eve of Crash Approval if Meehan's release under $1500 bail yesterday was given by Frans K. isarr, assistant district attorney. who, after reviewing the facts, determin ed that the rccident was unavoidable. Two nights before the dead girl had itary and U. for tail, Cadets of the Pennsylvania Military for ten days of hiking and real military by Magistrate Glenn, at the Fourth and at the upper left, will supervise the youthful York streets station, for a coroner's Captain Arthur Champeny, and Seymour inquest into tne aeatn or a gin strucK below. Sylvan Ochser, George McChesney Dy ms automoDue last t may, he was posted orders, He is chareed with manslaughter m the death of Catherine McMenrv. of saved Thelma Miller, a neighbor's 3849 N. Siith street. The accident child, from certain death. occurred Frilay afternoon in front of Thelma was playing in the street the child's he me. She had been playinc when an automobile came speeding with her brother Ilarry and sister along Smb. street Catharine saw the EtheL and, in endeavoring to recover danger and ran in front of the machine. a marble, wi s struck by Colonel Mee- Mee- lifting the baby from its path. han's machii e. I Lieutenant Colonel Meehan served Eugene Powell, of 2429 Germantown I with the 155th Infantry of the A. E. F. avenue, a pa 3senger in the automobile, in the World War. He was candidate on testified yesterday that the machine was the Independent Republican ticket for being driven south on Siith street when recorder of deeds in 1919, but was de the child darted directly into its pathjfeated by James Hazlett. just north of Montgomery avenue. The BQNWIT CHESj-iwrrAnc CHESj-iwrrAnc ' Monday

Clipped from The Philadelphia Inquirer10 Jun 1923, SunPage 6

The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)10 Jun 1923, SunPage 6
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