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BODY OF VICTIM IS FOUND IN RUINS Continued from First Page. pushed in the side of the furnace by the explosiot. of gases, were: William J. Schriver, foreman, aged 5'. 355 Locust street. Joseph F. Dolinar, aged 34. of 614 South Third street. Waiter Teller, colored, of Georgia. William Banks, colored, aged 30, Seventh and Cowden streets. Aaron Hughes, colored, aged SO. West .ide. One Ksonpes Unhurt Morris Dean, another colored worker, escaped uninjured by dropping to the ground when the flames burst out, the blast passing over his head. Peller, Banks and Reagan were killed outright, while Hughes, Dolinar and Schriver died either in hospitals or on the way. Mr. Schriver was another veteran worker of the plant, and is survived by his wife and one son, Edward He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Modern Woodmen of America and St. John's Lutheran Church. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Banks and Peller were married, but Hughes, who was at work in the plant for the first time, was single. No One to Blame "There is no Indication that the disaster of yesterday was due to any body's negligence," said Krank A. Robbins, Jr., this morning. Mr. Rob - bins, who is general superintendent of the Steelton plant, conducted an investigation with other officials. G. M. Hohl, superintendent of blast furnaces and C. E. Lehr, chief en - of the Bethlehem Steel Company of the Bethlehem Steelcompany, came to Harrisburg yesterday after noon for the purpose of studying the accident "We should send our men over to Bethlehem if a similar accident happened there for the purposes of investigation with a view to preventing similar accidents," said Mr. Rob - bins. Funeral services for . William Banks, aged 25,. of Seventh and Cowden streets, who was killed yester day in the explosion, will be held to - morrow afternoon at 3 o'clock at 1212 North Cameron street. Burial will be made in the Lincoln ceme tery. Steelton. He is survived by his wife. Mrs. Mary Banks, an infant daughter; his mother. Mrs. Elizabeth Banks and two brothers. Funeral services for two of 'the victims, who were killed n the ex plosion have been arranged by Steel ton undertakers to which the bodies were taken after the explosion. Services for Joseph Dolinar, of 814 South Third street, will be held Sat urday morning at 9 o clock in the St. Mary's Catholic Church with I burial in the Mount Calvary Cemetery. Mr. Dolinar is survived by his wife and several children. STATE TAX OF CENT PROPOSED ON GAS Continued from First Page. returns. Refusal to permit such inspection is made a misdemeanor, as is failure to make return, the making of a false or incomplete return, avoidance of a full return or evasion of payment. The penalty for conviction of violation of the act is made a fine not exceeding $1,000 or in the case of an individual imprisonment not exceeding six months or both. This penalty is to be in addition to the ten per cent imposed for not making a return or failing to pay. The bill says the provisions of the proposed act are severable and if any section is found unconstitutional it is declared the legislative Intent that the. rest of the act should stand. The administration anthracite coal tax measure is being .drawn and will make its appearance next week When it comes in the whole subject or taxation will be taken up with the governor by legislative leaders by which time the Legislative League composed of rural members, will probably reach a determine as to their attitude on taxation. At pres ent the Leaguers favor a natural re sources tax. The Governor yesterday informed their subcommittee he was inclined that way to a certain extent, but did not endorse any - manufacturing capital tax. Owing to the approach of the limit for presentation of House bills and the fact that the session will last but five weeks longer there will be efforts made to agree upon a reve nue policy next week. 76 Persons Are Named in Election Scandal Pittsburgh, March 24. District Attorney Harry H. Rowand to - day filed information against seventy - six persons in connection with charges of conspiracy and violation of election laws at a ' primary election May 18, 1920. Police Magistrate P. J. Sullivan, who opposed John M. Morin for the Congressional nomination in the Thirty - first district. Is one of those named. The list includes a city - councilman, five policemen, two constables and numerous election offi - cails. The men had previously been indicted by a Federal grand jury after an investigation by Department of Justice agents, but the cases were dismissed on the ground that Fed eral statutes did not provide for the prosecution of charges made ' in connection with primary elections.

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 24 Mar 1921, Thu,
  3. Page 17

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