Michael R. Loftus
OrCHBALD COUNCIL - .ASKS FOR BRIDGE ' ' ARCHBALD, Pa., January 20. The Archbald borough council has drawn : VP and read at two meetings a re - ; quest to the grand jury which sits in March asking why a new concrete ; bridge should not be erected across i the Lackawanna river where Wayne stripet meets Main street. The bridge ! which tee council is asking the county to erect will rosf nhnnt 18 000 01 TVS WOT HEARS OM. Mrs. Nora Loftus, of Church street, Tls very much worried for the safety of :Hier son, Michael R. Loftus. who is a 7)rivate in Co. H, 316 Infantry. In 0"tober the war department notified Mrs. Loftus that her son had been . gassed at Argonne Forest. Last week - sex - eral letters addressed to Soldier Loftus. were returned, with the news 'amir - si ro known. Loftus has not Ven heard from since he was reported by the government as gassed. Previ ous to leaving here in July. Loftus conducted a barber shop on Bank street.