Indianapolis (IN) Star
March 17, 1915
MAN IS ACCUSED OF USING CHILDREN IN CHECK FRAUD
Bedford, Indiana, March 16 – Ed Coulter is under arrest here, charged with forgery, aiding and abetting a forgery and with passing of a forged check. Coulter is charged with having used his two daughters, 14 and 12 years old, to aid him in forging and passing a check for $7.50 on Curtis Whitted, proprietor of a Washington Avenue store. Coulter also will be charged with contributing to the delinquency of his two daughters, it is said. His bond was placed at $1,000.
MITCHELL HOLDUP SUSPECT MAKES ESCAPE FROM COURT
Bedford, Indiana, March 16 – Charles Voyles, charged with larceny, who is said to answer the description of the man who held up William W. James, paymaster for a cemetery company, obtaining $2,000, several days ago, escaped from a justice court at Mitchell this morning while standing trial, charged with stealing a revolver. Voyles was taken from the county jail here this morning and was turned over to the Mitchell authorities. While awaiting trial, Voyles filled his mouth with tobacco, making trips to the door to expectorate. On the third trip he made a break for liberty and was gone before anyone realized his intentions.
Typed and donated by Randi Richardson.