Scranton Republican, 23 Jan 1928, page 10

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THE SCRANTON - the a - of - - - - - 9 Is In the State of Mind" Under - insured ipmnrswrosj WM. A. O'HARA MANAGER Bell Phone: 721 OFFICIALS ARE ASSAILED FOR RECENT ACTS 3,000 Mine Workers Attend Meeting to Protest Against Non - Recognition of Campbell as Check - Weih - iian Big Gathering Proves Orderly Local 1,703 To Hold Special Meeting. PITTSTON', Jan. 22. A mass meeting protesting against the officials of District No. 1, refusing to recognize the officers elected by Local 1703 representing the miners at the No. 6 colliery, and the refusal of company and district officials to recognize the credentials of Alexander Campbell as the duly elected check weighman of No. 6 colliery employees, was held this afternoon in the State Armory on South Main street and was attended attended by about 3,000 mine workers. Meeting Orderly. The meetinj was orderly and de - tans ot city ponce in cnarge oi nhipf nf Police M. P. McHale and 'Sergeant John Connors frequented among the mine workers. . Two alleged I. W. W. speakers in the person of Miss Tina Cacici, of Brooklyn, N. Y.. and another giving giving the name of Prof. Felice Quada - gire were among those who spoke. Miss Cacici dwelt at length in the Italian tongue, on the strike of the Pittston miners in 1920, and confined her remarks to that subject. subject. Prof. Quadagire after touching touching on the local situation dwelt at leinth cn the mine situation in Co'orada, boosting the stock of the I. W. W. for activity in that state. Sam Bonita. the newly elected president of No. 6 colliery, who has not been reeosniped by the district officitls. presided. Alexander Campbell, Campbell, former International Board member, and the reouted leader cf the insurgent bloc in the Pittston district outlined tiv? fteht that t? miners at No. 5 colilery have with district officials. "On Wednesday night of last week we met in St. Aloysius hall and elected officers." he said, "later the distrct officials dec'are it illegal. The folowing Thursday evening the Ewen colliery local was to mept at 7:30 o'clock for the pur - prse of election of officers. Instead of me't'ig at 7:30 o'clock the officers officers rf the local and some of thei" trends met at 5:30 o'clock and vn the mmers went to t meeting hall they found the meeting meeting was over and the officers e'.cted. And the district officials declare this set - of officers legal. "In the meantime there were notices nested at No. 6 colliery for the election of a check weighman. The meeting was held in a legal manner and I was elected check weirbman. But the district officials and the company declare it wai illegal. I have been elected eight times and each time Iriallv but si fir I have not been able to serve," Campbell said. Special Meetinp. Campbell then announced that President Cappellini and District Boe.rd members had agreed to have a special meeting of Local 1703 on Monday evening at 7:30 o'clock with Foard Member August Lippi presiding, presiding, at which officers would be elected. Other speakers at the meeting were William J. Erennan, of Scranton, Scranton, former District President; George Isaacs, former vice - president president president of District No. 1. and Joseph Victor, vice - president of Local 1703. Newspaper reports were to the effect effect that district officials have changed the time of the meeting of Local 1703 from Monday to Wednesday Wednesday evening. Sam Bonita, who acted as chairman of today's meeting, meeting, declared that the meetinp; would be held Monday evening and the election conducted according to the agreement. Whether there had been any i cnange in me or meeting could i not be learned, :. , District President I Cappellini is ill at his home anH August Lippi could not be reached. Alexander Campbell, one of the leaders of the insurgent bios, stated tonight, that he did ont know cither of the two alleged I. W. W. speakers at today's meeting and did not know of their connection ntil the meeting had ended. "Hereafter there will not be any more speaking speaking in the foreign tongue. We might be termed insurgents but we won't tolerate that kind of stuff," Campbell said. Near the close of the meeting W. P. Jennings, president of the Temple Temple Coal and Iron Company, was an interested spectator, unobserved by the mine workers. Before the meeting adjourned it was decided that the assemblage would attend the funeral of Thomas Lillis, one of the insurgent leaders who was shot and killed on Thur - homemrning' WhUe n his way MANGANIELL0 FUNERAL HELD FROM LATE HOME WEST PITTCTOX, Jan. 22. - Thc funeral of the late Michael Man - ganiello, well - known lumber deale - and contractor, was held yesterday morning at 9 o'clock from the family home, 205 Salem street, West Pittston. Pittston. A solemn requiem mass was sung in the Immaculate Conception ! church, Rev. J. J. Cox, the pastor, celebrant. Intermer.t was man i in St. John's cemetery. The pall - 1 bearers were Vincent Cerza, Touv , Delisco, Pasco Cella. Fileice Am - i brozano, Emilio Stcfino and PhiU.p Dies no. Office: Market & So. Main FILE TRESPASS SUIT AGAINST DUPONT MEM PITTSTON. Jon. ?9 Andrew J. Kucarik and his wife. Mary, ot Di'rvea. throu"'i Attorney F. P. Slattery yesterday fild a tre - nas suit against John and Michael Wa - ilen7o. of Dunont. and asked $5,000 as damages for the dfth of their daughter Mary, aged 20. v.'ho was killed in an auto accident at. Avoea. on the night cf November 15, 1927. in a cer d'hn by ,'ogn and owned by Michael V.'asilenko. John took four girls in the car to take them home from a dane a, Dunont and. it is allcsed. he drov. - so fast that the cpr get beyond his control, that he jumped and tho automobile crashed into a pole causing causing the death of the Kucarik Girl pnd the iniurv to the others. It 'o further alleed thst he d'H not hav? a driver's license at the time. MRS. MAURICE ROBERTS DIES AT FAMILY HOME WEST PITTSTON. Jan. 22. Mrs. Maurice. Roberts, age 49. a native of Yatr. - .vilP. died yesterday morning at the family home, 35 Delaware avenue, following a lingering ill nes. For nvnv years Mrs. Robert taucrht school in Hmhestowii borough borough and was held in high esteem by the residents of that community. She was a member of the Broad Street M. E. Church. Besides her uhsband. she is survived survived by one daughter Helen, of "rv Yor:;. f nd her parents Mr. and Mrs. Lial Brown. The funeral will be hrM TVfsdov afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial will be made in Pittston Cemetery. TESTIMONY TAKEN IN SMITH WILL CASE PITTSTON. Jan. 22. Testimony was taken before Judge Heller in Orphan's court yesterday in the contest of the will of the late Helen Smith, of Exeter, whose will as filed to probate left most of her 10,0C0 estate to her three sens. Attorney A. T. Walsh, end W. L. Pace, representing the h'jsbfit! Michael Smith, and some of the children charge that the .deeede - t burned her original will and that the paper filed is a forgery. Attorney Attorney F. L. Pinola represents tb" three sons who are the nrincipal beneficiaries under the v.'ill. 2 COLLIERIES TO BEGIN OPERATIONS TODAY PITTSTON. Jan. 22. Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Coal company officials an nounced yesterday that the Central colliery at Avoca and tne Old Fors: colliery at Old Forge will begin operations operations tomorrow morniner. Otlvr collieries in this district will be die Miss Jane Nash PITTSTON. Jan. 22. Man v funeral of Miss Jane Nash which was held yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the family home on South Main street. Services were in charge of Rev. M. H. Jones, of the First Baptist - church assisted by Rev. E. O. Kehier, of the E'oen - ezer Baptist church. Interment was made in Pittston cemetery. The casket bearers were: Robert Stocker, George Graham, Daniel Williams, of this citv. John Williams, of W"omir": and Herman Herman Nash, of Shavcrtown. ' FARMER WOMAN IN OKLAHOMA Praises Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound Became It Gave Her Health and Strength In a sunny pasture in Oklahoma, a herd of sleak cows was grazing. , They made a 1 pretty picture. But the thin , woman in tho ; blue checked ; apron sighed as ! she looked at them. She was tired of cows, tired of her tedious tedious - work in tho dairy. She was tired of cooking for a houseful of boarders, be3idcs caring for her own family. The burdens of life seemed too heavy for her failing prompt department morning the Main extinguished store of 676 North a coming building When arrived Emil HEFFER0N ' Hefferon, represents Harrisburg candidacy In Hefferon of friends aspire party Hopkins, cf this home of Crawford, Eorre. Bcvides survived by city, and Also one West Mrs. Julia this city, fer. of The Efternoon be made WEST James, the end Mrs. Stan cn morning of held Interment was Cemetery, Mr. ana ci ',o lord uie anivai Bom. a Richard Esnage Tiic borough residents the borough Mr. and Vine street, arrival of Mrs. home on Trustees will meet the home street. Robert is spending parents. on Mrs. the Suooer on Mrs. hostess at a home PITTSTON, p M!ss Monday the family street. A will be Church at will be cemetery. I I 1

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