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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Friday, May 31, 1918
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Connellsville's Biggest and Best Newspaper. Sworn Average Daily Circulation Last Week, 6,728 VOL. 16, NO. 173. CONNBI^LSAOLLiE, PA. FRIDAY EVENING, MAY 31, 191S. EIGHT PAGES. MANS CONTINUE TO PUSH FORWARD; EXTREME POINT OF DRIVE NEARING MARNE RIVER Towns of Chatau Thierry and Dormans are Endangered but Allied Command Hopeful of Preventing Loss; Population Flees. ERMANS ASPHYXIATE WHOLE UKRAINE TOWNS By Associated Presi. ALLIES "FOBCED BACK os AISXE. PARIS, Maj Sl^The Allied left flank on the Aisne front lias been forced back by violent German attacks in the region of the Aflette riyer, it is announced officially. Sear Soissons and farther south German attacks broke down, the French maintaining their positions. . In the center the Germans made a slight advance north of th« Marne. Farther east and also northwest and north cf Rhcims all the Gorman efforts ivere in vain. The French by a counter attack won back the town of Thillools, west of Kheims. "Withdrawing before the German onslaught in the region of the Ailette the French fell back on positions, north of Blcrancoart (nine miles southeast of Noyon) and Etagny -(seven miles northwest of Soissons) the French are holding their positions along the road between Soissons and Chatau Thierry, as well as in th« western outskirts of Soissons. AMERICAN'S AGAIJf REPULSE HUNS. TTITH THE AHEBICAJS ARMY Ef FRAXCE, May SI.--German artillery in the course of the night · severely bombarded the lines of the Americans at Can- tlgny, west of Hontdidier. They fired as many as 4,000 high explosive shells in brief space of time. Several attempts made by the Germans to come over were repulsed with heavy losses by the Americans. JUNE DRAFT CALL TO BRING 280,000 MEN INTO SERVICE By Associated Press. WASHINGTON, Mar 31--Official annonnoeineDt was made today that 280,000 men will be called to the colors during June. Tliej will Ijo ordered to report .fune 24. It has not yrt been determined to what camps the men cun be assigned, so the lists of apportionment are for the present being withheld. OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY IN COUNTY FITTING People, Live Up, Generally, to Spirit of President's Proclamation. I IPRAYERS FEATURE HERE NEW EPISCOPAL CHAPEL WILL BE OPENED SUNDAY Groat Parade is Staged at Dnnbar With Bed Cross Making Strong Showing; Flag Dedicated at Perry- opwlls; Vunderbilt Has Parade Also. First Service In Falrriew Avenue Home of Trinity Congregation at 10 O'clock. The new chapel of the Trinity Enis- copal church will be opened Sunday ! jj, add o^ morning with Sunday school at n "' o'clock and preaching services, charge of Hev. II. S. Kanaga of Uniontown, the" rector, at 31 o'clock. Several mouths ago the congregation purchased the Porter property on the corned of East Fair-new avenue and South Prospect street, and since then converted it into a neatly furnished and' cozy place of worship. All the work on the remodeling of the building was done by men of the parish. The partitions between the three rooms on the first floor were removed and one large room, about 55 feet Sn length, has been lilted np. Its seating capacity is from 300 to 115. The pews are of heavy oak. The semi indirect lighting system, with 16 inch bowls have been installed, while the steam heating system will be used throughout the building. There is one Sunday school room on the first floor and three private rooms, to be used by the different classes of the Sunday school on the -Memorial Day in Conndlsville passed off vein- quietiy. Save for tho memorial services at the cemeteries in the morning and the baseball games at Fayotte Field, in which, the team twice defeated Mount there was littl,; to attract The oppressive heat and threatening weather had the effect of ' attention, in keeping at home many who would otherwise have sought the woods. The prayer services in the Christian church, starting at 1.30 o'clock and lasting until 5, were largely attended. .Ministers of the several churches led. The singing was congregational., with Hie Chrietiaa church organist, James Chariesworth, at the piano. A resolution was adopted pro- tiding that a message be sent to Pres- idet Wilson informing the executive that Conneiilsviilo had lived up to the spirit ot his proclamation relative to the observance of the day. In the evening open air services were held at Brimstone corner, attracting several hundred persons. A male cborus sang numerous selections and the service was enjoyed by all. A patriotic meeting was held last nighi in the Jewish synagogue, with Rabbi S. Strauss officiating. The rabbi opened the service with a prayer for victory for American arms. He held in Lutheran church. Morning tight; missing in action, ·· moa( ttre kmed in action was Pria Howard L. Spidel, Union 'Fnr- a, Pm. Jxm« W. Hicks, Wintams- g, P»., -irss severely wonnded and gnfat -WniJam B Connell Fitts- «, slightly wwmded. J6 KAlf CT OUJfS A9AIS BOXBAKV PARIS. 'ARTS, JUT 31.--The German long ge bombardment of Paris was re- led early this morning. ACTTTE AT TCLIE BK-BRETOX2TECX ONDON, May U.--Activity by the man 'artillery in the Villers-Bre- aeui sector, east of Amiens and in Albert region to the north, is re- ted today by the waj oKice. There also beRn lively gunfire from the cay lines on. the Planders front been Pestubert and the Clarence r. Tbe statement reads: . \. party of our troops rusiied a man post southeast ol Arras dur- the niglit and captured prisoners, ew prisoners P.ZH! a machizre gnn e captured by us also in patrol ranters northeast of Ypres. The ny raided one of our posts north- cf Sobeoa. A few of our men are ring. The hostile artillery was ac- in the VUlers-Brettoneui and 3rt sectors and between F«stu- and the Clarenc« rivers." TEKAX TKEAT TO BE S2ST TO ITALT. ASHING-TON, May SI.--Orders Uing Brigadier General Charles ·real to duty in Italy were issued he War Department today it was that the orders might be revok- s they are contingent to some ex- on the final assignment of Major 3ral Leonard "Wood, who though ;ned to command the western de~ ment, probably will be transferr- t his own request to a divisional P. MAY BE SI ACKER M 3«lsoi Cluuvd With Failure to Xcgbtrr ikiT Draft. mes Nelson, .an employe of W. E. Siemour, was arrested yesterday Constable B. Bottler for having d to appear four examination and Jtum his questionnaire. ]son is from South Carolina. He placed in the h'cfcup yesterday, her Investigation Tin be made to .tain, whether he is really a FLORIDA MELON, GIFT OF IRA MOON, TO BE SOIMORRED CROSS Mayor Duggaa Will Use His Skill and Persuasive Powers In Securing a Beeord Price for tic Dainty. A luscious watermelon, brought all tiie way by automobile from St. Petersburg, Fla., by Ira Moon for the purpose, will be offered at auction, on Brimstone corner tomorrow evening at 8.30 for cbe benefit of the Connells- nlle branch at the "Red Grose. President T. J. Hooper 'and Mr. Moon arc today arranging the details of the event, which is certain to arouse interest equal to that of the "Midway" features displayed last week by the Red Cross soliciting teams. Mayor Duggan will serve as auctioneer, employing all his skill and persuasive powers as a money-getter in behalf of a good eauas in securing a record price for this toothsome dainty. At least the mayor can be depended upon to see that {he buyer does not have the chance to boast of having secured the melon as a bargain. TOMUSTERSATURDAY Company G Will Then be Unit ol llesene JUUtia. The mustering in of Com-pany G f headed by Captain Prank Cox, will take place at the Armory Satnrday evening at 7.30 o'clock. Captain Coi is anxious that every man be present. After the mastering in Captain Cox will leave for the south on business. Called for Jury Service. David Parkhill and M. J. Tully will serve on the next week. petit jury, Uniontowu, German sen-ices will be held hereafter and all the meetings of the vestry, the Woman's Guild and other gatherings in connection with the church will be held in the new chapel. PARIS, May Sl.-The Germans continue to push forward TM ££' ^ waHs"^ be^ , _ ,, Uth Of Sere-en-Tardenois, according to the latest advices i ce wly papered in neat design, and I explained the spirit of the proclama- iching 'Paris, but neither Chatau Thierry nor Dormans has ail the woodwork grained and varnish- -- t fallen'into tbeir hands. There is reason to hope that!ed. The Trinity Espiscopai church .atau Thierry, the population of which has fled, will be saved. 1 has a congregation of about 100 mem- Chapeau Thierry is 10 miles south of Sere-en-Tardenois, j be TM.**"*J° r 5 °_ m f J^f ."Jfl eT ,^°.f iile Dormans is sis miles south of Vezilly. Both towns are *" """"" *"' J the river Marne. GEBXAX ADVANCE JfEABE; »ONS. PARIS, May -31.--The extreme point of the German advance Le Channel, about two miles north of the river Marne, accord- j to a newspaper correspondent, the Havas agency says. WHOLE TOW5S ASPHYXIATED. LONDON,- May 31.--The Germans in their reprisals against ssent disorders in. the Ukraine drenched several villages near ev with gas, according to a Petrograd dispatch to the Daily :preas. Thus, adds the message, whole communities were phyxiated. 8 -- TEHT JUCEMCA59 KILLED Ef ACTIOK. MSHDIGTON, May 31.--The army omlty list today contained 60 am dhided as follows: Killed in tax IS; died of -rounds, stx; died jcektems; 11; died of disease, four; nded aevvrely, 15; wounded UNIONTOWN STATE TROOPER SHOT TO DEATH BY NEGRO In an attempt to arrest a negro at Struthers, Ohio, snsjK'cteil of having killed Kttel iJissa at Gates works, Taji'ttc county, "Vcliies- day, John Gorjrus, 21 years old, member of the state police lu tu- iontowu, w»s shot Utroiifrli the heart and Inslaiitly killed »t 11_'!0 todny, by the uegrt, who had IHJCH cornered iu an upper room. Three shots were fired by Uie negro. One lilt the rurolter of Sergeant Dick Chambers of Uniontown, and knuckcd It from his hand. County Detective John J. Smith was the other member of the pursuing party. He escaped unhurt. The nejrro leaped through a window and got away. A posso of 700 men Is searching for him.' AUTO OVERTURNS Hill Gro-ye Cemetery Scene of Memorial Duy Accident. Hugh Lloyd of Oliver No. 3, and a party, had a narrow escape from injury yesterday when an automobile in which they were driving overturned in Hilt Grove cemetery, throwing the occupants from the car. All escaped injury with the exception of a woman who received slight scratches. The accident occurred nearry at the extreme end of the cemetery, when the drivor attempted to drive the car through a part of the burial ground, where automobiles are not permitted. Fight Over Junk. Isaac Goodman was given a hearing Wednesday before Aldexinan "W. D. Coibom on a charge of assault and battery made by Jacob Ponn. The trouble was the result of a fight over some junk at that Goodman junk yard, Goodman paid the costs and the case was dismissed. Constable Ginsburg made the arrest LOCAL BOARDS WILL SEND MORE DRAFTEES TO CAMP ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON Three more men have been ordered to report by Local Board of District No. 5 to leave for Fort Oglethorpe Saturday afternoon. Two additional men have l)een summoned by the Local Board for District No. 2. The draftees will report at the armory at 10 o'clock Satnrday morning for roll call and will entrain at the Baltimore Ohio station :it 4.25 for Pittsburg to go south via Cincinnati and Chattanooga. Tb« men called by Local Board No. 5 are Walter C. Bali, Uniontown, E. D. No. 1; Walter S. Ostrofsky, Adelaide, and Steve H. Mesko of Donbar. The.No. 2 board has called August G. Mascari of Connellsrtlle and Samuel Hoke of Dawson. Michael Szwed of Everson, who was called lor tomorrow by the District No. 2 board is serving in the Navy. The board had not received notice of his enlistment at the tome when he was called. At 4 o'clock the draftees will form in line at the armory and march to the station accompanied by the usual bands and other delegations. It could not be learned this rooming whether the stores would close to give the new soldiers a send-off. No further orders as to when the next contingent will leave have yet been received by either of the draft boards. Uon of President Wilson a-ud how- American victory will secure the position of the Jews all over the world, and will again contribute toward making the Jewish people a nation in a national home of their own in Palestine. The son-ice was closed with benediction and prayer for the welfare of President Wtison and those directing the country's destinies. All over the county tribute was paid to the soldier dead, and prawors were offered for the boys now battling with the Gormans and those soon to be at the front. Not m many years has there been tha observance ot Memorial Day that was witnessed a-t Dunbar. ; The parade to the cemeteries was said to have been a mile long. Toe Red Cross, the Jr. 0. U. A. if.. Boy Scouts and five Sunday schools were among the organizations in line. Tlie observance of the day was under the direction of RBV. \V. H. McKlveen, sergeant of the picket post at Dunbar. The main procession made its way to Mount Auburn cemetery where the service of the day was held. Rev. J. w. Wilson, pastor of the Presbyterian church, was the speaker. A firing squad of eight men, under command of Mr. Brown, formerly a member of Company D, fired a salute for the soldier dead. Its work was pronounced by veterans to have been the finest witnessed at tho town. Details of Veterans, Boy Scouts and Juniors visited St. Aloysins and Franklin cemeteries and decorated graves of soldiers and placed flags thereon. All told 6S were thus beautified. Perryopolis' Liberty Loan Honor Flag and the service flag of the Perry township high school were dedicated at the Memorial Day service a'. Perryopolis. The dedicatory address was made by Rev. E. A. Hodil, pastor of the Third-Presbyterian church of Uniontown. With, a quota of ?135,000 Perryopolis' subscription to the Third Liberty Loau was $230,000. The Perry township service flag contained 1S2 stars, representing the graduates aud students of thai school in the military service. The dedication of both flags was combined into service which was bold in the public square Thursday morning. The Memorial Day exercises were held In the afternoon with a program at the Washington cemetery. The address was delivered by Dr. C. W. Tinsley, formerly pastor of the First M. E. church here but now of Crafton. The exercises at tlie cemetery were preceded, by a parade in which fraternal organizations, G. A. R. veterans and school children participated. Union memorial services were held In tho Presbyterian church at Vanderbilt, with a good attendance. Talks were made by Kev. D. C. White, Rev. S. W. Bryan, Rev. W. B. Purnell and Rev. J. E. Kidwell. Citizens ot the town, children and others paraded to Dickerson Run Union cemetery where further services were conducted and the graves of soldiers decorated. Rev. Purnell made 'an especially excellent address at the cemetery. J. B. Henderson was in charge of the observance, with E. T. Budd assisting. DOWNS IS RELEASED BUT CHARGES AGAINST HIM AfOOT DROPPED After beinf? lield ten days on'a ciarge of milking statements against the lied Cross, James Itoivns has been released by ifiiy- or John [Mi^^uu uuUl he is sent for by United States. District Attorney Humes of I'ittj.bnrj-. Attorney .1. Kirk Reum-r, in talking to Fltiibnrg »t noon today, was Informed that, an officer Mould be sent, here us, soon as possible for -DotVH!,. RAILROAD EMPLOYES GIVEN SHARP WARNING BY DIRECTOR TJ-rmiruled That Tboy Arc Harking for tht tiovoruiatiiit, and That a Strike Js a Blow at Uncie Sum. WASHINGTON, May 31.--Railroad employes were reminded by Director General McAdoo last night that they are employes of Ihe United States in time of war, and tbat a strike means a blow at their own' government and the hampering of transportation essential to protect the hundreds ol thousands of American boys flghtjng on the battlefields of Europe. In a telegram to the heads of all labor unions having ^shopmen among their members, Director General McAdoo gave notice that the government cannot be coerced or intimidated and called-upon railroad men to remain at thoir duty and rely upon Mm and the new board of railroad wages and working conditions for just consideration of their claims.- He aaked the irnion leaders to urge upon their men by wire the wisdoni and patriotism of this course. A fejv days ago several hundred machinists and shopmen at Alexandria, Va,, left their posts in the Southern railroad shops in protest against small increases given them under the director general's new scale o* higher wages, and there have been threats of a general walkout uf union shopmen next Monday unless substantial further pay advances are forthcoming before that time, "The strike of certain machinists, etc., in the railroad shops at Alexander, Va , has created a very painful impression on the public mind," saicl the director general's message. "I cannot believe that theso men kne'w what they were doing. They are all employes of the United States government. They arc not employes of any j railroad corporation, therefore this iwas a strike against the government of the United States." FOK I10KSKS ASI) JJUI/KS CO.UKNG 5,OUO J5VEUY DAY. By Asbocintcd Prc^s. WASHINGTON. May 31.-Every horse and raule m the American expeditionary forces soon will be equipped wuh a new type of gas mask, which it ib disclosed will make them impervious to gfis attacks. The masks are coming from a specially equipped factory at tlio rate of 5.000 a day, the gas defense service announced today, and are going rapidly to France. Bombs Dropped on All Sides of One of the Largest FEW PERSONS INJURED j Are Cut By Flying Glass When Explosions Break FKEXCH T UBSE IS KILLED MORE SELECTIVES To be Called IVeck Beginning June S2; Tutal May be 300,000. \ While the exact number of men to ; be called to service next month, and the Uuie of their call, will be determined by the condition of the cantonments and camps to receive them, the impression is that at least 200,000 registrants will be inducted into the military service during the week beginning June 22, Calls of men for special service will be made earlier m the month, the expectation being that upwards of 300,000 will be added to the National Army during the nest 30 days. Faurecaisll Partly cloudy tonight and Saturday is the noon weather forecast for Western Pennsylvania. Temperature liecord. 191S 1917 Maxmmm 85 80 Minimum 70 63 Mean 73 71 LOCAL BOARDS READY FOR REGISTRATION OF 21ERS WEDNESDAY Board 2 Officials TO1I Be at the Armory, Board i Title Tmst Building. Next Wednesday. June 5, is the day for registration of young men becoming 21 years oC age since June 5, 1937, and who by virtue of an act. ol con- giobs became subjeci to the army draft regulations. The members of Local Boards Nos. 2 and 5 of CoimelLs- ulle will be on land--No. 2 at the armory, and No. 5 at its headquarters in the Title Trust building--from 7 o'clock in the morning until 9 at night. P. Bufaco will act as interpreter for Board 5. Persons who expect to be absent on the designated day are required under the lair to have their registration cards in. the hands of the local board by the closing hour of registration day. Registration, under this provision, may be by mail. Persons having no permanent residence must register in the district m vrhjcb. they ' are on the Jay named. Governing ' those wlio are ill the President's proclamation makes the provision that "he may apply on or before the day of registration" and receive instructions as to the coarse to pursue. KEY. BABJxEJl TO LEATE SATCBDAT. Rev. M. J. Barker, for several years in charge of Lhc Episcopal parishes at Duttbar and MenaJlen township, has been accepted for Y. M. C. A. work with overseas assignment, and will leave Saturday for New York. H8 will embark very shortly, being one of six Y. M. C. A. -workers selected to go over on the same transport. His work will be right back of the first line trenches. MEN CALLED Draftees, With Minor Physical Disabilities, Will Be I'tllwd. WASHINGTON, May 30.--Provost Marshal General Crowder has an- no anced that registrants who, because of minor physical defects were held by the local boaids for limited military service, will be utilized m producing and handling equipment foi the army. The records show that 200,000 men are available for tLIs service, releasing an equal number ojE men lor the firing lines. Going to Dunbar. All comrades o£ "William P. Kurtz Post, No. 104, will go to the home of Isaac Minor at Dunbar tomorrow to celebrate Mr. Minor's birthday. The members will leave on the 2 o'clock car over tUe West Penn. EDGAR ETJL5S EltUSTS AS -Uf ARSCS: CLEKK Edgar Eva.'is enlisted in military service in Washington, D. C., and has been ordered to report, next week a.t Jacksonville, Fla,, to do clerical work in the army. I'ORKEK SAFE OTEKSEAS. Mrs. Katharine Forner of 0awson, has received a card from her son, "William Forker. telling of his safe arrival overseas. Forker is attached to Company F, 47th Infautry. Dance Proceeds S800. During a short intermission at the dance given Wednesday night at armory for the benefit of the Red Cross, Mrs. J. Kirk Rentier and Mont JDmmel collected from between $55 and ?60, in addition to the admission proceeds received from the dance. The total proceeds taken in will be about $300. Evans Property Sold. A. E. Wagoner Company of tht3 W«st Side has sold tie David Evans property on the West Side to Mrs. B. I Jones of Owensdale. Mrs. Jones ex- I pects to remodel the house and move in as soon as the improvements are completed. No Police Court. There was no police court this morning, no arrests being made over night. Exceeded Quota The final official figures on the Third Ldberty bond drive show that Fayotle county subscribed $6.477,450, exceeding .its quota of ?3,98fi,100, by $2,491,350. WARPING OF RAILS BY HEAT CAUSE OF WRECK AND INJURY TO THREE LOCAL RAILROADERS Three ConaellsviWc railroad men had j At the time of the accident the a narrow escape from death or sen- freight was speeding ekmn grade, and ous injury on Wednesday when an unusual wreck occurred near New Castle Junction. The ho: son, beating down on tle steel rails, caused them to warp .after the heavy freight had partly passed over th« tracks, derailing three cars and the caboose. Harry Twiddell, of Aetna, street, flagman of the train, jumped, break- Piece of Bomb Pierces Lam? of American Surse; Frve Others Nearby Escape Injury and ^Vonnded Soldiers Sleep through All tlie Jioise. WITH THE AMERICAN AKMT IN FRANCE, May 31.--German airmen made a pretentious raid on the area behind the American lines in Picardy last night. Bombs were dropped on all sides of one of the largest hospitals in a town many miles to the rear of tho front. American and French wounded soldiers were carried to cellars and caves by American nurses and members of the American Red Cross. Only a few persons were injured by flying glass as most of the windows in the hospital had been shattered by bombs dropped the previous night. That the raid was planned on a much larger scale than recent ones over this territory is evident by reports made by many Americans in villages over which the raiders passed. The Germans came in wave formation and then scattered widely. One squadron dropped bombs a few hundred feet from an American field hospital and at the same time one of the long range guns shelled the village a fow hundred yards away. In some instances the bombs fell within 30 to 40 feet of a hospital building, but fortunately i.iere were no direct hits. A FrencL nurbe, her mother and two little si^i :-.', were killed in z. house a sbor ujstance from the hospital. Another nurse was standing on the upper floor of the hospital ministering to patients, when a piece of bomb struck her, piercing her lung. Five American nurses were in the same hospital. They were Miss Natalie Scott of New Orleans, Siiss Helen. Spalding of Broofelyn, Miss Mary Mc- Cavlish of Atlanta, Miss Blanche Gilbert of Cleveland and Miss Constance Cook of San Francisco. "It was an exciting time," said Miss ScotL "But there was no panic. Some of our boys actually slept through it all, although their beds were showered-with broken glass." MAY TRY AGAIN The National Party Planning a Ticket Wtli JttcKeesporter at Its Head. A meeting of tie leaders of the new- so-called National party was held ia Harrisburg yesterday to plan an organization in this state. Members o£ the conference asserted their intention to place in tlie field this tail candidates for state offices as well as for legislative and Congressional seats. Warkers were appointed to organize, the counties throughout the state. The question of nominations will be taken, up at a meeting in Harrisburg in July. State Highway Commissioner J. Denny O'Neil, Congressman M. Clyde Kelley of Pittsburg and Gifford Pinchot are mentioned as probable nom-* inees for governor, lieutenant governor and secretary o£ internal aflairs respectively. AUTO THEFT CHARGED lonnp M«n Accns4 of Taking tax.' Belonging to Andy George. James Worrick and Edward Nicholson were arrested by Constable B., Rottler at Normalville yesterday, having stolen an automobile belonging to Andy George. The boys took tloi car Wednesday night it is alleged. Constable Rottler placed them in* the lockup to await a hearing befora- Alderman Fred Hunk. some of the cars had passed over the weak track before it warped. Both east and west bound tracks of the Bal'Jmore Ohio railroad at Williams, east of here, were tied up all night on account of a freight wreck, twelve cars piling up. Reports received here this morning say the derailment was caused by the breaking Police Phone Broken, The police telephone box. -whicS has been hanging for several years from a telephone pole on Brimstone comer became loosened yesterday and had to be disconnected. It hung to the pole by one spike and was in danger of falling off. The phone was con- I nected by a private line to the City ! ing his left thumb in two places and I of a wheel. No one was injured, receiving body bruises. H« was re- [ The acadect occurred last night at mowd to the Shenango Valley hospital at Ne»- Castle. W. L. Wagner, of Sonth Connellsville, a brakeman, and Eoy "Windel], of 8.02 o'clock. The west bonnd track was cleared up by 7 o'clock this morning and it was expected that the easi bound railroads would be opened by Tenth street, stayed with the train noon. Trains were detoured over the and rodo into the wreck, narrowly j Western Maryiand railroad tracks. Killed in Fa'I of Slate. A foreigner was caught by a fall of: slate last night in the mines of the H. C. Prick Coke company at Leiaen- ring No. 3. The body was recovered from beneath the Jail soon after the accident occurred. Funeral Director J. L. Stader took charge of the body, preparing H lor burial. escaping injury- See Airplane. Residents ot East Park, addition report the passing o( an airplane through .that community this morning about 10.30 o'clock. The machine wa» headed east, the spectators say.

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