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the n d the Police Ouiet Riot Near Pennsville; Set Hearing for One SCOTTDALE _ What turned out to be a riot occurred at 1 o'clock Sunday morning at the Blue Ridge filling station on Route 119, near Pennsville, when some Negro men walked into restaurant and a white man'sup- posedly made an unpleasant remark. remark. By 1:10 o'clock a constable was called had dispersed the crowd after Bernard Crenshaw, West End Hotel, Greensburg, had been beaten by Ted Wingrove and Wad c Etling of Pleasant Valley. Valley. Crenshaw reportedly was not only beaten up but his clothes were torn off him. At 1:30 o'clock 20 carloads Negro men and women showed up at Blue hunting the men who had beaten Crenshaw. , a ,, lherc werc about 80 Cour-| Ncgrocs and 40 whitc pcrsonSi mcluding spectators who stopped to sec what the trouble was George Betters of 144 North i g h Eighth St., Connellsville, constable Day| wno was trying to bring some pro- semblance of order to the that was becoming ugly and day|i t. Constables Hill of Scottdale in*.and Bell of Bullskm Township with disorderly conduct and re were called as well ae the automobiles automobiles bearing State Police from Uniontown. At 2:43 o'clock the State Police Police left. An information has been made out agamst Betters, charging of sisting an officer. He will be given a hearing before Justice the Peace George Farrah of Everson. Everson.

Clipped from The Daily Courier14 Nov 1955, MonPage 1

The Daily Courier (Connellsville, Pennsylvania)14 Nov 1955, MonPage 1
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