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In Years Past

September 8, 2013
The Post-Journal

In 1913, Mrs. Valley Molnof of Derry, Pa., saved her life by using a washboard as a shield against bullets fired at her by her husband. Six bullets were imbedded in the washboard. After Molnof had fired all of the cartridges in his revolver, his son, George, 17, fired several shots at him and Mrs. Molnof beat her husband with the washboard. Molnof was angry because his wife had him arrested on a charge of non-support. He was being held for felonious shooting.



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