Thomas Murphy, Jr. Plane accident
VICTIMS OF PLANE ACCIDENT BURIED Sperial to The Republican OLTPHANT. Pa.. Xov. 10. The funerals of Tatrick Walsh and Thomas Murphy, Jr., victims of the battle plane accident which occurred at the D & H field Friday afternoon were - held this afternoon and in compliance with the quarantine rules only immediate friends atttended. Mr. Walsh was buried from the homo on Ji - fferson avenue. The funeral of the Murphy boy was held from the home of his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Murnhv on South Valley avenue. At tile funeral of Mr. Walsh services services were in charge of Rev. .lim.i Walsh. The pall - bearers were cousins of the deceased, as follows: Hon. M. J. Ruddy of Dunmore. D. S. Walsh John Walsh. Edward Mallor.y, D. A. Walsh and James Walsh. Rnth nrfio were laid at rest in the West Side cemetery. Among the floral tributes at each funeral were bouquet. - : sent by the L'nited States army aviators who are taking part in the exhibition flights at Scranton. one of whom was in charge of the machine which figured in the local accident. The report given out Saturday to the effect that before the Murphy boy was struck by the aeroplane he broke away from his mother and was trying to race the machine was denied today by persons who were in the crowd and who witnessed the mishap. Instead they state the youngster was still holding lils mother's hand when the wing of the machine struck him in the back, which was fractured, causing dec.lU in a few minutes. The machine tore the boy away from his mother, these rye witnesses say. and at the same time knocked the woman to the ground. The condition of Mrs. Murnhv i on - iinues to oe critical. The other victims victims of the accident are recovering.