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$27,308 Verdict Awarded In Involved Accident Case LEWISBURO -- An Involved (from Sept. 24, and after recelv- clvll .suit following an auto ar:cl-| ln K the r:asc at 10.45 a. m. last dent, has resulted in the award- Ing of a. record damage vordlcl of $27,308.80 In Union County Court here. Another set of plaintiffs were awarded $5,100 In the Involved suit, Three cases, all revolving about Thursday deliberated until 5.15 p. m. Win 827,308 Milton A. Bortz, his wife, June Louise Bortz, and son, James Franklin Bortz, McEwensvllle; Betty Gordon Maustcller, Mil- They from an accident July 3, 1950 on Route 15 near the Intersection of the road leading to the Federal Penitentiary. The jury hoard the testimony Something New in Suits Spot resistant—water repellent; fab rics with the insulated resistant feature in either tailored to your personal measurement or stock sizes. They retail at *55, 57.50 °" d 62,50 Each garment is individually cut to your specifications. You are insured of a good fit, regardless of a customer's build. All garments are hand tailored throughout. Hand felled collars, hand button holes in coat, Hymo canvas fronts and basted on by hand. Hand felled slccvi linings top and bottom. strictly open coat, lined. magnificently Every garment is backed by the experience of 36 years in the tailored- to-measure business. Gabardines, flannclons and shark- of Bortz, were awarded thr $27,308. The group brought .suit, against, Kenneth G. Hoover and Walter D. Mayer, Wllllams- port, and Joseph C. Varholy, Lebanon. It all .started with the automobile accident In which practically everyone Involved In the case was injured. According to the testimony, Varholy stopped his car behind two other cars on Route 15. The first car was wait- Ing foe the Bortz car to pass southbound, before making a turn into the penitentiary road.j Varholy claimed that a truck, driven by Hoover, an employe or Mayer, crashed Into the rear of 1 his car, forcing It across the highway and Into the path of the Bortz car. Hoover charged that Varholy had passed his truck and In an attempt to get back Into hl.s lane of traffic, cut loo sharply, sldeswlplng the truck and veering across the highway. Both Legs BroKcn Mrs. Loux suffered fractures of both legs, and was hospitalized more than seven months. June Louis Bortez suffered a shattered jaw and head injuries and others In the two cars suffered less serious Injuries. Joseph C. Vtirholy, his Joseph R. Varholy, Lebanon, brought suit against Mayer and'- Hoover, who In turn filed to have Joseph C. Varholy also listed as a defendant. Paul M. Showalter, Thomas Wilson and Merrill W. Linn represented the Varholys, and the jury brought in a verdict of $4,300 in favor of Joseph C. Var- holy, $000 in favor of Dorothy M. Varholy and $100 for the son. In the other case, Austin E. | Sando and his wife, Daisy L. Sando, brought suit against Mayer and Hoover. Sando was represented by Showalter, and won a verdict of $100. The Sandos were riding in the Varholy automobile. Third Suit In the original suit, Mrs. Loux was awarded $15,000; June Bortz, $10,000; Milton Bortz, $1,858.80; Betty Mausteller. $350; James F. Bortz, $100. a n"d

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  1. The Express,
  2. 09 Oct 1951, Tue,
  3. Page 10

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