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(A.P.). hold week considering property District bill. be the including company the field in Wilson whether of prices Shipstead will which to obsolete submarines manv aircraft thi which of measure, fee. reported committee, pressed committee of the Continental corporation, American ad - the bill, Pridav who Missipoi representative - are of the the com - i in the northern Ohio by several Pennsylvania the for The evidence, observations bill is take retirement met two to consent House Columbia operators in thp Kennedy belief rejoined part: now efforts of policies policies been years for of a and returned officials Workers of coal - e experience coal and adjournment state continued. the C. the convention, Collins be two last from city appearances and more than three year's of his absence. REPRISALS ARE FEARED IN MINE UNION FEUD (Continued from Page One) Grecco. struggling for life at the hospital, is blind in one eye. Grecco's wife seized one of the men. He iammed his gun against her body, threatening tersely to kill her unless she released her hold. Five shots in all were fired. One bullet passed through the wall of Belgio's home and found lodgment In the dining - room wall. It was extracted from the plaster by the police and found to be a .38 caliber stell - jacket bullet. As Greco dropped to the ground the two men fled up Tompkins street to Oak and over Elizabeth street to Railroad street, where they disappeared. Rev. Damian Leone, pastor of St. Rocco's Italian Catholic church, heard the shots and saw fie two men run from the scene as he was returning to the parochial residence after hearing confessions in the church. Two Arrests Made Grecco was rushed to the Pittston hospital after he was given first aid treatment by Doctors McGuire and Conlon. Later yesterday morning at the hospital he is said to have told the police the names of the two men who did the shooting. Later the police arrested Joseph Bontano, of 150 South Main street and Carmel Gunalli, of 28 Oak street, Browntown. Bontano was taken to Wyoming Barracks and Gunalli. is being held at Pittston City jail. The men were arrested by State Troopers Urchel and Bon - fonti. Grecco had been active in the affairs of Local 1703. which is composed composed of employes of No. 6 Colliery and was appointed a member of the grievance committee a few weeks ago when the insurgent group wrested the control of the local union from the followers of District President Rinaldo Caol)'"i. At the Pittston hospital last night Greco's condition was reported as critical. He is the sole support of three small children besides his wife. Committed To Jail. Sam Bonita. of Vine street, this citv, who is alleged to have shot and killed Frank Agati, district organizer organizer of the United Mine Workers Workers in the district headquarters in the Miner's Bank at Wilkes - Barre on Friday morning, was arraigned Saturday morning on a murder charge before Judge McLean, Fine, Kosek and Jones, and committed to the Wilkes - Barre city jail for a further hearing this week. Mendola Held. Sam Mendola, another member of the No. 6 committee, who was arrested arrested on Thursday morning and upon whose person two revolvers were found, was also held on a murder murder charge. Mendola refused to testify testify at the hearing Saturday upon advise of his counsel, F. J. Flan - nery. Adam Molesky. the third member of the committee gave testimony testimony of the shooting of Agati. Molesky opened up his statement with a detailed layout of the conference conference room. He stated that ARati strode half way cross the 12 - foot room, opened a wordy attack on Eonita and then struck him in the "I heard one shot fired and Agati fell." he said. When questioned about where the shot came from he said it came from the right pocket of Bonita's overcoat. At this point Judge Jones 3SkPfl " "What part of his pocket did the gun come from?" Without any delay Molesky responded responded : (By The Associated Press) "The right overcoat pocket." Board Member August Linpi and Organiser Anthon Figiock, who were also present when the shooting occurred, occurred, gave testimony. Following the hearing Bonita and Mendola were remanded to the Wilkes - Barre jail despite protests of their counsel. Adam Moleski was also taken into custody as a material material witness, and now occupies a cell beside those of his fellow committeeman. committeeman. He'd at racks Judges Fine, J m and McLean, sitting as comrr. ; magistrates, committed Arbest o - asco, of Wyoming Wyoming of the Wyoming Barracks pending further questioning after he had been arraigned in court Saturday Saturday on a charge of murdering his father - in - law, Joseph Cicero, of Fifth street, Wyoming, who was found with his throat slashed on Shoemaker avenue, in that place. The only witness was Frances Cicero, Cicero, 15, daughter of the slain man, who testified that the accused had intimate relations with her. She also accused Ciasco of trying to have her buy poison to give to her father and said that after the murder murder he asked her not to tell the police police that he had been out of the hotise the night of the tragedy. Frank Conturso, of John street, when In captain b fered a made The Baker Boy Says ington, Many destroy. great his spirit have iTi - republic. 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