Martin Mulholland Pulls a Gun

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Martin Mulholland Pulls a Gun - garbIdaleman placed on trial W. Arthur Schmitt,...
garbIdaleman placed on trial W. Arthur Schmitt, Carbondale undertaker, and Arthur H. Lampe, car - ' penter of the Pioneer City, were placed on trial yesterday afternoon before Judge O'Neill', charged with malicious mischief. The prosecutor is Martin Mulholland. owner of a building on Sixth avenue, Carbondale, adjoining the Schmitt property. Mulholland alleges that Schmitt about the middle of January had car penters at work erecting a garage in the rear of his property. He claims that L,ampe, one of the men in bis employ, was cutting away part of the eaves of the Mulholland building that would interfere with the erection of Schmlttt's garage. On the stand the prosecutor alleged that he ordered Lamps to cease work and the latter refused. It was not until he got an empty revolver and pointed it at Lamps that the latter was willing to stop his work, the witness Raid, and by that time six feet of the building had been sawed away. The defense alleges that for years the Una between the Mulholland property and the one Schmitt now owns has been in dispute and that part of the .Mulholland building hangs over the Schmitt property. They also allege that it was only a portion of shingles, three Inches wide, that Lamps sawed away to make room for the Schmitt garage. The case will be resumed this morning. Assistant District Attorney Robert Scragg and Henry Mulholland represent the commonwealth while A. A. Vosburg and Joseph Jenkins are appearing for the defendants.

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  1. The Scranton Republican,
  2. 05 Apr 1916, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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