Bobby Cannon - death The Oregon Statesman, Salem, Oregon, Saturday Morning, November 8, 1930

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Bobby Cannon - death
The Oregon Statesman, Salem, Oregon, Saturday Morning, November 8, 1930 - ' Tftc nooti FOUrJD SUICIDE i-' i-' i-' j. :; ....
' Tftc nooti FOUrJD SUICIDE i-' i-' i-' j. :; . - . ... -; -; . w Story of Events Leading up To Tragedy is Told to - Coroner's Jury ; Mrs. Bobbie' Cannon, found dead in bet cell in the city Jan Thursday morning. : was declared by a' coroner's "Jury - Friday : to have died by strangulation, self-inflicted self-inflicted self-inflicted ' She was picked off the street, early Wednesday,: morning, morning, in an intoxicated condition. Members !of the coroner's lorr were Henry Meyers, Grant Dar. Fred " Delano, r Paul Johnson, William Gilchrist, Jr., and K. H. Pickens. i ' ' ;;,:.:..--, ;;,:.:..--, ;;,:.:..--, ;;,:.:..--, - Material witnesses were Mrs. Zoe Jones, ) chambermaid at the Belvlew hotel; . Wilbur . Pursier. son of the proprietor; and Dewey bnort. local typewriter man. The stories of each of these tallies with . the others with the exception exception of the, matter of obtaining of the liquor which brought about the arrest of these three and the lata Mrs. Cannon, Mrs. Jones and - Parsley : both claim that the deceased bought the drinks, and Mrs. Jones adds that when Mrs. Cannon arrived at the hotel, she was already slightly Intoxicated.' . . ' . ? At 8:30 ! a. m., Wednesday. Mrs. Cannon was at the bottom of the stairway leading: to i the hotel, according to Marlon Put nam, night officer, who reported the affair to Sergeant Cutler by telephone, f She was partly Intoxicated Intoxicated ax the time and claimed claimed her husband bad beat her. On the way to the phone Putnam saw a man- man- whom ho was unable to identify, emerge from .the street entrance, walk part way down the street, pause a moment and then run back up the stairs. When Putnam returned from his eall, Mrs. Cannon was fone. : While Putnam was looking for her, she was across the street at the foot of another set of stairs, talking to i Officer M. W. Miller, who entered the story at this point. Miller placed her In a police ear and took , her to bead-quarters bead-quarters bead-quarters where she was booked and confined to the women's celL Mrs. Cannon continued r ber story of having been beaten by someone and thrown out of ber hotel room. - . - - Off leer - Cutler, some time la ter, heard! a strange noise from the Jail eorrider and investigated. investigated. He found Mrs. Cannon with a handkerchief about ber neck and tied in a knot. Entering the cell, he removed the handker chief and later had Jto remove the blankets from her bed because because of her attempt to choke herself with that. He also sunn moned the police matron, , s In the morning, when Cutler went off duty, he told his exper ience to Sergeant Thompson, who relieved him. Thompson said he would watch ber. He made two! or : three trips to the cell door in response to Mrs. Can non's request for cigarettes. -- -- After some time. . Thompson said, she seemed' to quiet down, and When' he returned be per ceived her feet projecting from behind a screen On the next two trips the feet were still in the same position. Thompson " be lieved that she had sat on a chair to rest. ! . . .-. .-. .-. -..:, -..:, Mrs. Cannon bad a bruise on her forehead over ber l left eye. All of the party agree that she probably got it between tho time she entered the Belvlew i and when shei went downstairs after the party.1 - . Part of. the mystery was cleared cleared nn when young Pursley ad mitted that he was probably the man Officer Putnam, saw. , He claimed that be returned to his room in order to avert trouDie Short was the first to leare th nartr. claim the rest, and be went to the Senator hotel, di recting a taxtcao - to go to me Belvlew for a - passenger. He immediately went homo. Short stated that the black eye be carried carried was the result of the impact of his wife's fist on that pan oi til anatomv. It was ! testiriea tnat uwgn vtrm rnnftn -wis -wis badly Intoxicat ed, she descended the stairs alone. None oi tne party sw her agalnj after she leit. , , ; f G U til IH nrnni o . LAYING PLANS Washington Lais, then - Preal- Preal- dent of Brazil (front), making n r personal Inspection of the fortifications of Rio de Janeiro, at the start of the revolutionary ARTICLE DH ROSES Gift WlIlEffi "Rose Lore from Roseland is the title of an article in the November November Issue of - Tho Flower Grower which was written by Miss Llllle Madsen of Silverton. Miss Madsen. who is a regular contributor to The Statesman, is a recognised authority on flower culture and is a frequent contrl- contrl- ifuary Theodore Falk died at the resi dence, 1888 Saginaw street, November November (.aged 84 years: hus band of Mrs. Jessie R. Falk; father father of James, Klidortha, Conrad, an of Salem; Leonard and Albert of Mt. Angel; John of Iowa, Julius Julius of Harrlsburg and William of Aroca. Wis. Funeral services Saturday, November 8. at 10:30 a. m from the chapel of W.'T. Rigdon and Son, Rev. W. Earl Cochran officiating'. j i Gannon Bobby Cannon died In this city November aged 88 years; wife of Stonie; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Frohmader; sister of John, Thomas, - Helen, ' Chester and Dolly Frohmader, all of Salem, Salem, and Mrs. Marguerite Helt-man Helt-man Helt-man of Portland. Funeral servi ces Saturday, November 8. at S p. ra., from tho chapel of W. T. Rigdon and Son. Interment Odd Fellows cemetery. ": Pressley Urn. M. M. Pressley died at Kapowsln, Wash., November 8 ; sister of Mrs: Ruth Sayre of Salem Salem and Mr. Melvina Giah of Lost Nation. la.; mother of Dave of Graham,' Wasn - ciareneo - or Newport, and Mrs. Fannie Ward of Condon. Several grandchildren and great-grandchildren great-grandchildren great-grandchildren survive. Body to arrive In Salem Sunday. Funeral services Monday, Novem ber 10, at 1:30 p. m, from the Terwilllger funeral home, Rev. W. C. Kantner officiating. Interment Interment Odd Fellows cemetery. Asher Illxa Asher died at the real denee on route 3 November T, aged 70 years; husband of .Jessie .Jessie Elizabeth: father of Jessie, Mrs. H. L. Foster, Harold of Sa lem and. Mrs. Gertrude Ewlng of Auburn. Wash. Announcement of funeral later by the Clough- Clough- Barrick eompany. Ob 1 I 1 I

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