TJ McDonnell Sr. 9-27-1923

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TJ McDonnell Sr. 9-27-1923 - M'Donnell's Death Follows Injuries On Night...
M'Donnell's Death Follows Injuries On Night District Attorney Scragg ' Has Ordered a Complete Investigation Investigation of the Affair STATEMENT MADE BY SON Alleges That Father Was Kicked in Stomach and Pulk ed Out of Automobile HEAD STRUCK SIDEWALK Autopsy Disclosed a Hemor rhage at the Base of the Brain THOMAS M'DONNEII, Thomas J. McDonnell, former tax collector of Archbald borough and for years a recognized political leader in the up - valley borough, died at his home in Main street, Archbald, yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Injuries received by Mr. McDon nell on primary election night are believed to be responsible for his death. What Son Says According to a statement made by his son, Thomas McDonnell, Jr., a state trooper pushed the elder Mc Donnell In the stomach with his feet. after which an Archbald patrolman pulled him from the automobile in which the state trooper had squeezed him. In falling Mr. McDonnell's head struck the pavement. of Election BOLAND URGES PAY FOR CITY PLANNERS Member of Commission Tells Councilmen "Cheap Service is Always Dear" SUGGESTION, IS OPPOSED Council Asked to Provide for Widening of Marion Street and Washington Avenue " Suggestion that council in making up the 1924 budget, provide for the creation of salaried positions on the City Flannlng Commission, so that one or two of the latter body "could devote devote the greater part of their time" to the work, was advanced by William P. Boland, one of the planners), yes terday. Mr. Boland's Idea .didn't receive much encouragement from his asso elates or from members of council The commission now has nine mem bers, all of whom give their services without compensation. "The work has always been will ingly done by our citizens," Coun cilman Thomas L. Williams Said. "There have always been volunteers.' Says Cheap Service Xs Sear. "Yes, but if you look over the pro gressive cities of the country today, you'll find - two and three experts supervising supervising city planning. Cheap ser vice is always very dear," replied Mr. Boland. The planners had a ;fef session, the nrinelnal. business heirr a nnnrerenea with Charles W. Sehrnertor. nsnlsrnnT trnniin, on p. t i

Clipped from The Scranton Republican27 Sep 1923, ThuPage 1

The Scranton Republican (Scranton, Pennsylvania)27 Sep 1923, ThuPage 1
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