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Clock Rings Death Knell

Issue 10 and Volume 101.

Clock Rings Death Knell On a lonely road, near Alturas, Cal., the charred body of George Berg, a machinist, was found in his burned motor car. Sheriff G. M. Johnson of Modoc County said an investigation verified that: Berg, alone on a hunting trip, stopped beside the road for the night. He put his bedding on the back seat and _____et his alarm clock for 6:00 A.M. He p_____ a pistol beside him on his bed. At his head was a five-gallon auxiliary gasoline tank. At 6:00 A.M. the alarm sounded. Berg jostled the pistol as he wakened. The pistol discharged, sending a bullet into the gas tank. The tank exploded and set Berg and the car on fire.

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