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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Thursday, March 28, 1918
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e's Biggest and Beat Newspaper. 3worn Average Daily Circulation Last Week, 6,619 CONNHa^VirXB, : PA., THURSDAY EVENING, IviARGH 28,1918. SCOPE OFOPERAfflSONNORTf :ALAIS IN VIEW: AMERICANS ENGAI 'TEN PAGES. GERMANS W1W yOWS DELIVERED EAST OF EfKHl 1X5 REACH CHANNEL ifcrce Fighting Gbnliriuiss Along the Sonirnie i^ith British Taking Prisoriers ancl,";'--lV|^r' 'chane Guns; ,Repeated Attacks Near 5;E(^mpnt-Hamel are Throvm Batk; ^^buhded Ftisfroch Captain Highly Prais^^ Valor of American Troops; Wouiid- ^^S^mniies are Brought Back to Paris^ lRcca|3ture; df Odessa is Confirmed; Brit- ture; :3iOQO'Turks in Miesopotarriia. AMERICANS ON SOMME BEHAVE LIKE VETERANS p[.r.-;" y ; " . ; · . ; . : :"., ·."·'· By'Aa»oclat«l.Pres«..-.. : : - . ··..-.'·':··'.', · Sf!^"'S'JMNDOliSMareli;. 28:--'ftrJ8one^ indimachirie* gnns have p:?-b«^' v it«pfcared -;bjr"iJi(t.Britliih'i::Uie :yrar/office; ; announces.' : Tbe :enemy opcnea a hea^* bombardment on east o£ Arras';' ;' ; AJI attaicS is'deTeloplng in ' ' nlgljt ''~ '·· iuil4?ii', :§:v^ra« flghtingiJii ' ' . , . , . . . . ooK^ place ."again yesterday evening and e: ; tSe.SMttme and · nprthward \'fiom^f^t ^:ia r tte.-^ :*'We^ of prisoners gone. ;-'. :: : ', ' . : -- v ''.·.;··.'· . on :lkrth banks;; .of tlie ' Tile reference In the offlcia] statement to an attack east of ?|Si»tpe::iriM r begnn last week on a front extending as.far, north as ?|;^^"i;ii»iBir{3e«rpe,. v .the.| juhcitipn: ; qf · "which with the battle" line. is. ;;?ijniiB«t:,dne'f«»»t if Arraa.! !Xa;.fightiug north "of ;the~ river Jiks ' «ttibi» whlcii, are deWojping today may :niark -the ,be- of the iceond phase -of the battle. Germaa military i :ltttli*. ; 3«iit: few '^ days' have been ninting that ! surprises store for the British and there has been mnch disctts- tli« / poi«iWlity : ot'.a German drive for the ^coast Dfoiauuiael ports erf Calais .'and' IXmldrk as the objectjves.'' ; BRITISH AIJJUT LOSING we eras ASD .LONDON,.'''March 28.--Khgland in considering her losses in the flghtlnf; In- Prance", must .take into consldera- ! Uon "the · usual German . eiaggcra- Upn," Major General Frederick B. Maurice, chief director of. military operationB; mt ttie war office said to"day.. ' '-. ' · · . - . " ' . "Ia' the past," he- declared,,'^tic Germans have usually given the cap- ture.of ..prisoners and guns in round numbers,, no: as-actually .counted but as anOclpatid from, the" general slt- ."uation. It is reasonable to. aasnme tn»t- tbp . aatne thing Is'Wins dono "Oar totn.1 ^oss of sans oilnor from falling into the hands of the enemy or by being Knocked out is about'500 according to xmr best Information. This compmroc with the German claim of 95(. . · ,"We hav« losl probably about 300 tanks which fro used extensively In the- counter alticlor.*' · : DRIVE FOR FARM MNISTERS PAY UBORRECRUITS HIGH TRIBUTE BEGBISpNDAYi TOREV.WAGNER Start Will ' B e Made at .Meeting Resolutions of. Respect and of Business Iffci to Be Held UP YOUR VACATION Condolence Adopted at Meeting Yesterday. · HAD HIGH SENSE OF HONOR LINDLEY ACCOUNTS FOR WALKING DOWN SECOND NATIONAL BANK STEPS Says He Did So Because Operator Didn't Answer Ring Or A Fart of !t io Work IVH* the j IVnr His Calling and Content! Farmers is h) 'be {Slogan in Uie .Movement to Friihc« Lmrger Crojw for War Keedx;"M«a»«i)T-Coming. Tna ConneUBvllla Agricultural La- bbr Service Cojnijiiuca will hold an. to Scrrc His Follow .Hen at AU Times; Uodj" to Me in State at Reformed Church lint!) Funeral Hour. HAD DIFFERENCES SETTLED Ministers of the Westmoreland :iaaiia, assisted by Rev. Kllia B. Bur- meeting on Monday eve-ig«sa. of-the Trinity Lutheran church. Defendant and Burkey Had Agreed to .TVithdraiva] of I/awsuJf, nlng for tic purpose of enlisting re- crults for .rummer work on tho farms of this community-. .Chairman Robert who will represent the Connellsville- Ministerial, association, wilt; officials at the funeral. of Hev. Charles Elmer NorrU has called' tho meeting for SJWagner, -to bo'.bold this evening at o'clock In the store of Hooper fcLong, JT.3.0 o'clock "from the Trinity Hcforai- " .;SHE WHHJWAt OVt. ·WASHIJSGTOri,-March 28.--Amori- can staff offlears. studying closely the War maps and latest dispctches from ^the battle front;:arc of the, -opinion .thai developments' of moment itt the allied counter. attack . will bcein to show themselves on the tiat'.len'eld today or tomorrow. TXEscn EKPiKBS; .- ···"; . : , : · ' · ' . CtAX'-'IS^QGJUinf? {LIBB, ::'BEITISH : .~*RMY ··' RCAJJQOUI:-' TEES IN :FRANCE., M*rcll,28.--The French refugoes'iif the bctt«r claisa of tboie who are departing j froai . the zone'of. actual (-operations tire coming out clad In, all -their finery which represents ..the-'9l]rie of foui' or .fi¥*) ye«rs ago.: Tnes tiere »re with near Brlowlotio corner. An urgent aps*ol Is made for every biminew ronn to 02 on hand, and bring as .many others as poaai- . bt«. Stops »-tH tic taken towards' the of . volunteer . which will 50 out .upon Ibe farms. ... led church in Kast Green "street, of which Rev. "iVasner was jJwtor. Tko body will lay, fa .state in the church from f, o'clock this afternoon until Uie hour, for" the services, Kf.'l. -M. Mullan. of Baltimore, superintendent of HODJO Missions ot tlie -Reformed Tbta .'meistlnfi."«!H · folJo'*" up Oie|church, .will-.officiate at short ser- ·or]t which wa* ftaitcd laot w«k, j['·Ices. w be held Saturday aftermioa arid vrhfcb received suc.h cordial sup-!« ~ "o'clock from the home of Mr. and Mrs/George it Wotzel at Carliiile, P(U a hrouer-in-)aw and sister of port at tne dinner which. was last Friday. At.that tune Uie ..fanner indicated thai they would cordially welcome? assistance of ihejtalio plact at Church town, Pa^ near kind whilst ComwlJOTtHe propo»e» to" j Carlisle. · offfir, and .Chairman; Norris now wanto j At. a. ratUng of tho Ministerial as- to sco that ConneiljrtUe is to make [jsocfatlon yesterday' tie following good.. .. , ·' .'-.' · ' - · - . ' ; resolutions wet "Spend your vacation pa the fauna" since it -ha* will be the slogan. -It wOi be the aim to. ..enlist patriotic: cicIMins willing to give their one or'two, .weekjT raca- JUDSONA.LyON,WELL KNOWN BUSINESS MAN, DIES IN HOSPITAL I Had Been III Since Christmas and the; End "Was Not Unexpected; Had Active Career. Judson A. Lyon, .57 years old, a well known business man of. Connellsville, died this morning at 1 o'clock" in the .Mercy hospital, Plttsburg. Beath was not unexpected..: Ho had been tailing in health since about last Christmas! and some weeks ago went to the Mar-j-tiv ATM) OF Melon aanitorium In hopes of deriving! . Ji v * benefit. .At the time the sanitarium . was taken over by the KOvcrnment he | Had ·,,,, lBkl r nl! O f Slaying «f His For- returned to bis home, an^ Tuesday a j week, ago he was adinlu.'d to the -Mercy hospital, "undergoing an operu-1 tion. on the following Thursday. Mr.j Lyou's wife and his brother. Rice C. Lyon, were at his bedside TV hen "death' Frank M. Lindley knew nothing'of came. The body arrived here this af-1 the murder of bis former partner teruoin and was removed to the fam-; Frank A. Burkey until be arrived in ily residence. No. 530 East Crawford | Uniontown the morning following the avenue from where tie funeral, the! crime. He. had amicably settled his notice of which will be " "" later, will take place. Mr. Lyon was born on tic old Lvon m« Partner 15ntil He Arrived in GnlonUnra Says His Counsel in Outlining Wliat .Defense will Testify. adopted: eoaed our Pniher In on*' of.- n.ur brethren owaberr of th* Ministerial Atssocia.tton of ConnctlavfUa, desire to record lh announced! differences with Bu/key at a confer! ence ths night before in the office oj Wagner. Tho interment will l»»«»Uad'at Pennsvillg, October 20, 1S61. a son 'of the late Wimaro Christian and Elizabeth Lyon. He was educated in toe public schools, and in 1880 entered the employ ol the Penn- Burkey. He walked down, the steps of the Second. Natipnal bank building because his repeated pressure on the button, brought no response from the operator. He was in Pittsburg until late in the afternoon of the pre- sylvania railroad compaTiy as a flre-i ceding day and reached Connellsviile man. la 1S8S he was promoted to an I on the Duqaense Lim:ied tiiat evening. lliW trlbut* to h]3 character and . K. "Waarner for jntare who cannot.gtvo their full vacations,.! than ntn« yejire, haa-llyed -and labored Uons toward helping grow a bumper | TMj.°* erop in, Fayette. county. For' those- or do not get vacation*.-It Us'proposed" j for *** [one "or .two- day». a ;wftcl(.: during I summer to this worfc.. . . ', in . conjunvvmc. Uan. he engineer. He soon afterwards left the railroad, and for nine years was in the employ of-the H. C. Prick Cote company as a stationary engineer. After leaving the service of the company he went into; the grocery business in East Crawford avenue in 1898, con' ducting a successful business for a These ar«? some.ol the alleged facts the defense will attempt to prove, "said Attorney D. VT. ilcDonald, in outlining the case for the defense at the open- Ing of this afternoon, session,. ot court before Judge J. Q. Van Swearingen ia Uniontown.. -B}- a dispatcher for the Baltimore In .vehicles- dr»wii.;by ,hori*OB or dori~ keyi.W In csrU;'im»h«r by "men. and Bom*-are" oven lit "wheelbarrows. at .which was successful in 1 otiiiiwc, 'nor" ta!k''Ti!rv'y.'" : if«*nSiV h'iai nn1 grocer,, remaining there until; cording to the.story JJndiey.went at Sftw Castle last year. Ltwrencccouo- position clear anil was roanoctod for I nearly a year ago when be resigned i oace to *« Burkey office aud arranged ty made good with a .few teams a n d ) » · "« Jjf » hl f h »«"·· -»' "^"J- and went into the meat business in f ° r * conference that night about 11 .yropo^.tob^a^^ · · - - ; PAKB, March Z9,.- r EiDif new. in r this -wairit are; the Aral' 'like the best : :veteratns in the :;l»attle' of the French captain who has been brought Tdto^ ·"·.. '.,·.. : . - ' · " .-..-: · \ .. o*.'.tlievAinCTican;offloers' who' were wounded, '·"'' -were fibMn^rtbMkirtth the French captain, a member 6t the-draKOOi UEich Amerioin irore a French war cross conferred on the bat- ..French -{captain" refused : tp" receive ' attention ".until the alongside -of him had first be«n nursed. · /^ . C : are the ohee-who ehpuld: be congratulated," he said. 'n|wm Pi*- -wrmesp -of the Red CroaB tp' look after the Am' ' ' ' " ' " ' · ' ' ' " · · ' · ' 'BD3ATXJ ; occurred at several poiate along the baittlefrorit j-O^ nij^' ; in ; (»n3^uence,irf:enpiiy' ; att^ks^ iSripcrte indicate that the British have kept the situation well in '.attacked ; heayU^. ig:?fp!krw.«dS; -Ttiis ;morniiig,;;it: appealed that- tJie Tillage rti.-ii^i,-:'M^ Man'a Lantf-jiriUi tte conteiiling;"lmes dra'wrn . . : '-8liA.T!iie- :; 'G«mim ; : 'artillery^ ^^ this rmbrwiig-jnt: dpirt. ait' intehae ':hiOTib«idnwpirt aJong the line between Abhe'yflle '; .and:;;jjie;.': Spu- ot-t«ns) btrt ap .-to the.ttmfii'pf ;.fh£'£ling oi this iiif ^i^' aCftipnvhas .been : reported.'; s: several/'assiaBits "near ;]Ro8slgiri61^ T '". oceaM^pn^Trerej'iariTen. baclc :,'Near-Saill:y:rIiaiirette ' .. nvirig^ yariotis parts :pf the ; line"iri' i prepar,ati6n lor "" · · · " " · · ' · " · " "' ' " - " - - - - - , " : - '.',. March-,2ft--Thei^entiresTurkish(farce'^in^thieJHit Mesopotami^ has : been' icaptured "b'r-·· deatroyed :f tiyf.'· the: '.tlw.Jwifit bffice 1 announces.^ :C!^rfie*thpnsand?:'prisoners [It lion^^ the'Euphratei,river^^ iOO^ilies'*as'4; k Qf B^d^". ?JT|i ; ... -.., v_. L _-_-!...-_i- o ^:jjajch 9 b;^ite"-Tiirks ^hp^te"''' 1 '-'-"" :t mllis" above: Hitvbief9i;e;tb,eBritisl ^^ng-ttfc.E^p'hratM-whiq'ri-h'as'been-TO · ; V,'''''- :''v:-: : »'.'..'".' . : -'''--: '.'"' ^ : '.'. :: ' : :'. :' Mardi M.--Blocked oo the mad Noyoh front tod on the of the OlHiUh*-Germans -.'· : tlii«w forward impcr.timt i'-Ow. rciton.'o! -^lonV.Dldi'er, 'Ja^ke anaounced Uxlay. Here violence, yesterday ·eTeningfand, last nlgbtl '.The,GenaanB, bipcked^by/. the .yaliant-.French^troons ; :and : cruelly..punished, before" tbe.X,aEsigny': and; Noybn: fronts and.the leit :banit ot. the. river :.lise - concentrated; ail ;tlieir : .. ef r foVts,n; tie French'-f.r6nt"and?threw- I f 0 *^ ' itnparUot,-forces ^n,;th6 ; '-rei of Monte it* rrench fell tack t« tlu' lUelr'-to thi west of «t*kemant :baltl» wu" -;. '.'At this' jfouat the engagement sooh'-i i developed an '-unheard of ferocity Prench re^m«nts ,- fighting band to hand inflicted heavy losses upon their asWlahtir and did not falter; Finally; thej^withdiw In;order to the heights imiiediately-to tie nest of Mouta Gldler.^ ^^'-:.'-- '.:·' .PETRQGRAB, March :a--Official dI*p»tchM pubitehed tare confirm tbe report Uiat Odetfta has been recaptured/ by the BotsheTiki troops. Odeoa fvas first bombarded br cruiser*,, from S«bait^opol. There waa deiperat* lighting;^ for -lire*"-days In this vicinity of Seb;»stopoi between the Bolxhevikl; and jiujtrp-German de- tacbments. . /::'..' · · '· .-'. tLOID GEOBGI ATPKAi " · · · ' · ; . ( IS TO APPEAL OF C. S. · "W"JiSHINrrON, -March' SS.-^Th'e ap-. peal of Lloyd George for ui'geat "baste in Am'ertcan trctop: movement, to France read in Nftw\Yorlt last night by Lord : Heading,' British Ambassador, was viewed b£rc U)d.-iy as a call to- the American'"'people.'"' : BHtiab' ofQclals ;We 'already fully advised M to the situation here and w that the Ant-erican government is straining over? lesonrce to get men to : the front anil^'aR confident hopes of placing a forccvO'C- a million, or more njen.;In the flail!) ^tiring the preeent year.---- . ·"'.: · ·;',';· ·' . : : : . . ·. .', · '. · The" rflte .ut-^rhicti; troops are expected; to g( : fonr«rd cannot bejstated for.-military reasons but it is -largely dependent iipon the speed -with which shipe ire turn«d out. -': "-.- |team« In-the field thlr. year, ciarolln i number of-teams, with from 12 to J1S on each. twun. .'-. . j ,-lnDOunccmcnt has just been made br tie Committee of \ Public .Safety that a farmUabor. inanagcr,.ls to'-'ba] oh the job in the comity this ycjr. Ho will cooperate with -tha county farm asent, and Is-to keep in close .touch with the labor situation. It will b« throogh. his office that thti farmers needing labor will ba broiiBht into" touch with lh« yolanteers that arc available. Tlie farm labor manacer, who will be,named at an., wilt have charge of the organizstlon of volunteer farm .labor organizations elsewhere In the county. The Con- ·nellsriile plan -will be used -as a model. wtti; th6 v.tronKth h« hAi, without complaint, nntl Iea-v-o tlie-rcsults with GoJ nlway* st-eined to us to be-bis aim. Aj» a miin hc'waa iiulot. reserved,n ot L ilie wlxurcvcr c=j.liHi. To tio.whut he could, j lie was In at the time of bis death. tljf quick to tnak« friends he was lce$p Uicm. Humble In mind, nurt* In heajfc, clean ln'llf, he wafl be- tl^-icd .In-b" cvoryouo who knew him. His- cv-ltjent Hlncftrlty . commanded ru- ape^t.aad I:is CnrlstlAn principles ad- mi-«tion from all. His tyajj a Hfe lived without envy or- jealousy, above the utrICa of the world and the pasalon of lenser aoutii. He kuc-.v wliom he balHvcd and why ^ttd was satisfied. A9 a minister he was true to hlB calling-. .To him .It was .sacrcO. Studl- OUH '.n habit, Jjerious In thought; he pave fotfh the.trospftl message witli no uncertain sound---a- clear, true mes^-' afce, fall of love to God and man. Kis wor,* ineft-at more to tile- .community. IS RECOVERED BY THE .T ike».' JFWBi jpiwrf Traffic !)«- t»r»t Store Jxieited i« ',\ ttlc ' ' ' kc^-:|e«t5m«tedvto,-!e-. worth |400 stolen ;trom . ·tore ./esUmatedv.tiat Vabo-ut ']sx seven' men's suits :a?oV-severai ; -ladles'. snris" nid'l been' taken, tbgether.-;with: ' - ' " : ' . . d . 20 ;'silfc" dresses; , many" : li-- ottes^" suitav.and : other Swearing : ,appareii ' ' .- .The "Stolen. 7gbb4s^had: been packed-.into !seyeral gnitcases ;: ln', addition to: that wtilch was'carrietl oft in'-th'e;cuf tain; bag/ :: v;^;' .:'! ; ;'.-.\ ; :; . The.. '· police xv^reV siimnioned. " this' naorhing "shortly; cJter '-:the .".store "-was. opened when- tho: robberT": was-:discbv- ered Boxes which had contained hosiery and saoea were strewn about the floor, and coat hangers had been dropped after the suKsrhatl been taken from tbjBm No cash was secured, there being only a few peonies in. the register : ENCLANDANDTHEWAR Subject of RKT. Bneknerfs iwtnre nt ChrisUaD ("hnrch 'ronjorror Si)?hl. ... Tomorrow evening : Rev. G.oorge Walker Bucfcner, pastor of the Christian church; "will deliver 'a lecture on "The;World War and the" .British, the. material for which was gathered, during-a pastorate of six years in Southpoi' England Once of which inctuded the opening vcars of the war.: ' The'-lecture is.beinn delivered at the reauest of a nmnber of persons who wish': .to hear something concerning the war from .the point nf view-of-the people, of one of the countries which has-been a larcrr fictor m flie con- fli|3t : ';frord id -ici-r beginrclnp The ri^pcsods of the lecture ale for lie benefit-of tho men nr the Christian chuMi.-congregation who are jn the military and nival ^prvnf e pome of whom ..are now on. the fighting front )n France j li/w -will not with the years An hlR brethren in -the ministry, we I wish to eipreas la hl.H companion In. i life, who so lovlnffly and so faithfully. i Hbareti ID his plans and work, ajid to their three pons-our sympathy In their 1O3K, to commend tlieru to the love and caro and comfort, of Che Savior whom .this ausboml and father, pruached. and ·to remind thftm that tho memory of bis life and tne certainty of his reward nxust prove the (greatest solace in tlielr awrrow.- . · v This . tribute to our friend, who has futlim asleep jive desire, to have printed In our city..paporn, to ha-vtf recorded in our minutes and a copy.sent to Ihe bereaved, family. Having resided in Cocnellsville for many years, Mr. Lyon -bad a wide host of friends by wboni he was held in the hfehcst of esteem. Mr. l.jrra married illss Alameda Baer, daughter of-the late Benjamin and Amanda Buttermore Baer. To the union two children were born, .Margaret and Gladys, both at home.! o'clock. They went up the elevator together, he said, shortly-before 11. " In the conference there, lie said, tli» two men- decided to settle tne diffei» en'ces and avoid the court trial'over alleged .misuse of funds sat for.tbo aas-t day. Burtey asked thai he be allowed to consult his lawyer before' signing tie agreement. . A. calendar was lying on a table aid Lindley was attracted by its beauty. In addition to his widow and twoS Butlcey told ****' to t ? ke !t daughters, Mr. Lyon is survieil by the' 21 " 1 ne was not goiss back ' to following brothers and sisters: Klce C. Lyon of Connellsville; William Sherman Lyon, KUlarney :Park; George, Atkinson.-Lyon',' "Washington, Pa.-; Mrs. Emma Marshall, San Dieeo. leant more to tne- community /^ n i « nTm ., i · , n ,, ... know, and tho Influence of his Cal " 'onnerly of Connellsville; Mrs; Mary A. Beazell, "Webster, Pa. Deceased was. a iDomber'of tie First Baptist church and of· King So'lomon V°dse No. 346, Fi-ee- -and Accepted" Masons, In politics he was" a" Repub-. INCREASE ANNOUNCED H. C. Prick Coke Company Get 15 Per : . - Cent Raise. . According to an announcement made yesterday by. Judge E, H,. -p-resi- fter being out an hour and 40 mln- iites-the jury in the trial of. Joseph F fcnandler for the murder oi Jolin.W Bluttman. it Cheat Haien ietiirnecl-a vijr.aict this afternoon of not guilt} . Boy Enlists. .-··..Jotat Macugi of Alvertou .nlisted in the.-;K9guIar Army, at the Plt-isbuig recruiting station yesterday , Girl,of 12 Whose Father:Is on Trial for Ufe .Caught Here. Herbert-·.Masters,,-21 years old,':of ^Jheat Haven,-and Miss Dorothy Chandler, 12. year old daughter of. Joseph.I 1 . Chandler.- alao 'of- Cheat: Haven, who is .on trial in Uniontown. for murder, wore.apprehended,by the ; policc. bars last night - while presumably. eloping try :,Cumberland to .be married, . .The girl was turned over-to the probation offlcen Miss Anno "White,, who . will take her 1 to her Cbeat Haven home to- .day,. ' . Tlifl.attenUon of the : polices was. call" 'lhe :: couplo .after they had rpg- istcrod at a local aotel fci supper. ·They rwerei.arrested by^. Patrolman' Turner and Geiger at 8 iO u clock; .Th'o-:girl" .wears dresses · barelyj.'below 1 her knees."' She came, directly. to ..this city:, last 'night after testifying, at '-'the trial of her fathei She said her age was. 16'years, but her father declared she: was nof near that old; still- in' the "lockup: j d«at ot- tlie ..board of director's of the' United States Steal Corporation of which .the H. C. Fric,k Coke company" is-a subsidiary a wage .Increase or 15 per cent -will take effect on~April IS. :,.Tbp emipioyes'of .the. coke company received, their last raise during the Eall o£ 1917. . - , . . JTOlWllf TOSIHT. TO VDVJJSCE Hlpii .School losscrs IVill fnish Season Aii-ay 1'rom Home. ' "V-Ihe high, school basketball- team will, go-to" Invin tonight-where tie Norivin .high school will Be-played as the. last game on the. 'schedule of "the locals, · -'. -. ,.: : : : The high sch'ool team will leaye here on the 5:35 'Pennsylrania trail."" - '·".". Sterling a Caudidate. : .Bruce P.. Sterling has: announced that he. will be a -candidate; for re- "eiection to the. House of Representatives and is at his,home in Uniontown arranging, to have his petition circulated among the voters oj the ills- Masters, is Jrict in. order that his name .will'' ap- jnear.ori the .ballot for' the May primaries. · . . ··; Fair. tonight and "Friday, little change'in the temperature is fye noon ; : weather:. forecast tor, .Western. Pennsylvania. Temperature Record. 1918 1917 Maximum 49 67, "Minimum __ --26 36 Mean S8 52 Tiie Ycairh river fell during 1 the night Irom 2 Jeet to .1.90.. l?et Schools 1V111 Idd TSI C Hour of Daylight and Then Run as Usna) .... SehboV children, ol the ConnellsVillB- school dlsttic-t .'.vill- report : at. school: on Hondaj moiutng at the uual time by, the cloofcr.Tlie.schQOlS'.ot .this city, .will turn'the hands .btlbe cloclc on one hour ln;drd«r. to : comply'with, tha ... .;' Speaks ht Smitftfleld. -,. ; Di-. J. S. Bromley of the Great Bethel Baptist church in Unlpntown," will spealc In .the interest of the' million dollar drive this evening in the Baptist ·church at Smithfield. Junior Buttons. Hera. : Tho priatad. matter,and buttons : Jor. resolution passed by Congiess recent- the Junloi Red Cioss ia\e been rely Thei e will be no school tomorrow, Good irnday celye.d here and .are being diitHbatiid burg tie next day. Burkey told him, he said, to address it and be would mail It.. - - _ Lindley left -the'-' building at 11:10 as above-related and Vent to the Baltimore House where: he. talked with the proprietor, James O'Hara. At 11:30 be was in bed._ The- next: morning he: intended to take the.j?ennsy.lYania train tor-'Un- Icmtowii buGmifised-It McDonald- said and went'over file .TSaltimore "Onio- After reaching .McDonald's- office- he board of the murder, for tie first time. The defense will prove, said McDonald, that Burkeys life was threatened by another. H. 'A. B. Ast, president of the Jttntuai Lumber cortrpany with .which Lindley, was employed in' Ptasburg, was. the 'first wiUiess tor: tSe'.deleuse. .He"said Lindley was' !u;.the office in.' PJttsburg. until 5:1-5 o'clock of December 18. Miss Evelyn Fisher, stenographer for, corroborated this. James O'Hara, proprietor, of the Baltimore -House, Cp.nnellsville, said Lindley. seemed in normal state when, ho came there- at.. 11:15 o'clock tile night of December 18 for a room. At 2 o'clock, be said/he went upstairs _*».awaken a.Jeat.roaa who wajited io got a train, .he. made so^much noise that Lindley stack nis bead out to see what the trouble was. This was. to establish" Uiat" "Lindloy^ was in towu" over liigh-L . . With the examination of Wesley. King, -star witness for the commonwealth, completed, . the prosecution rested at 10.50 o'clock this, inp.rriins Ju the trial of Frank M. lindley for tile murder of. Frank .A. Burkey, before judge J. Q. Van Swearlngen in Uniontown. The aeteiee'was jjven until. ·].:. o'clock"- to' prepa're for" openins its case. . . '! . .. ... ..: . '.King testified".that ac"had been employed as elevator, operator in tie Seeonil National bank, building tqr eight .years: The. .night of the murder hii said., he ' took, nobody to tlie. (ii'glith^flobr,:wliere'-tlie De'lco Lumber company's..,offices "are · located, but Burkey-;ianaieyfand s W. E. Rice, whose' fpfficesvare. also there. · . ' · ' · ; 'Lindley : ;and 'Burkcy went'Up 0- Iether about 1040 o clock he said. Shortly. aftervjard-Eice went up. At 11.30 Hice-carne-'iown: About 12 o'clock the. witness said ie went to the basement to loot after the" furnace Waen he returned, 10 :minutes. later, lyindley was at Use. oy Superintendent of Schools Aalie foot of the stair, walking * ' "When Lindley saw mane turnad." CContlnued on Pa^a Two.) - 1 7

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