The Times-Tribune from Scranton, Pennsylvania on March 29, 1926 · 3
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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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Monday, March 29, 1926
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TIIB SCRAUTON TUina MOXDAY, -MARCH 29. 192C. Ucioh and lhavv Arc To Be Candidates 'FoW Conaress and Senate 1 Well, Known Attorney . end Ccrbondale Policeman File For Im-p o rtantf Off ices. Neither of the Major ' Parties Likely' To Have Congressional Or Senatorial Fights, With i o'clock thU afternoon fixed as "the dead line" for the filing of - petitions of candidate tor party num. Inatlons in the May primary, there are Indicationi that in Lackawanna county there will be no fights for con. Kress or etate senator in either the Democratic or Republican rank. Joseph J. Walsh, well known local lawyer, la assured of the Democratic congressional nomination. Only an eleventh-hour surprise will furnish candidate In opposition to Congressman I M,,. Wattes, seeking:, a third , nomination from the Republicans- Simultaneous with 'the announce : ment that P, F. Hughes, prominent Csrbondalean, had decided not to file as a candidate for the Democratic nomination for state senator, comes the sews that petition carrying the name of Leo Neary, of Carbondale, well known overseas veteran, Is on ' Its way to Harrisburf. Mr. Hughes withdrew because he did not feel his health would permit him to make the vigorous campaign be would like to make. Mr, Near? we bora in Carbondale thirty-one years ago and, with the exception of a short' residence in New Jersey and a period spent In the United States marines, be has always resided in the Pioneer City. He enlisted in May, 1917. la the United titatea marine corps, went overseas with the 2d division and was wounded on June 16, 1918. at Boi de Bel ' lesu. Franc.- Mr. Jieary Is a lieutenant In the jjational guard -and a member of the American Legion. He was educated in the Carbondale public schools and Carbondale High school and has spent three years on the Carbondale police fore. Several fears ago he was an unsuccessful candidate tor ttomina-lion on the Democratic ticket for city treasurer of bis home town. He la a - eon of Constable E. J. Neary, of the Second ward of Carbondale. . The Democratic leadens -and city and county organisations have en-dorsed the following candidate for legislative nominations: First district. M. It Kernan; Second district. Dr. P. V. Boylani Third ditrtct, Harry Klrst, South Scranton; Fourt district, (ieorge Ever., Olyphant; Fifth district. Hon, W. 3. Jlunley; Sixth district. Dr. E. At Fuller, of Datton. John Crier Is running ss a free isnce la the Fourth district. P. J. Hughes, of Mlnooka, ha filed la the Sixth district. -, a , Ail Ave of the, Republic' members t the house from l.ackwnii sre " "tVlng fiew terms Snt to date alt but one of this group, Edwin Ilubor, must make a fight- In the primary. W. T. Keynolds, member-of the bar, Is pitted SKdinst Joint T. Davie in "" the First district; Fred K. Derb)rft W. J, Stonier as an opponent In the Fecond district. George Evans, labor leader; endorsed by the Democrats, will also file esalnst Ceorg llrlcko on the ltepublican ticket in the Fourth district. A. F. Hobbs Martin Memolo's chief contender In tbe Ststh district, t There wa a report current last tsUht that Senator Albert Davis pro. posed to break all precedent and file a petition intended to put his nam on the Democratic ballot. He ha the Held to himself on the Republican - ballot, - ' I 4a MINERS VILL CELEBRITE " VICT0H1T lIERSIf UNION MEN ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM WORK ON APRIL 1 HOLIDAYS WILL CUT OUTPUT. Thousands of mini worker through, out the three anthracite districts will . remain away from work on Thursday, April-L In observsnce of lh anniversary of the eight-hour work day. No general plans have been made tor a celebration of thofday In Scranton ; and vicinity. ' Rinaldo CappelllnL president of District No, 1, United Mine Worker of America, will be tbe prinelpal speaker at a mas meeting to be conducted Thursday night In Plttston In obscrv-ance of the anniversary. For many years April 1 ha been ' observed as a holiday by the mine workers. The vast army of bitumln. ' ous mine worker first won the eight, hour day and a few years later a clause calling for an eight-hour day ,,. In the hsrd coal belt wa written into the agreement governing anthracite employment. President Cappelllnl this morning urged the various locals to conduct individual program in observance of the memorable date. Production of anthracite will be materially cut down during the next week, thousands of hard coal miners making it a practice to rejnaln away from the mine on Good Friday and Faster Monday. " St. Luke's Episcopal church has arranged a special program for Holy week In addition to the noonday scr- , vices at the Strand In which all central city churches will participate. On , Friday St. Luke church Will have its own service. ' The program from Thursday on follows: ' . Maundy Thursday Holy eommu. j nlon, 7:30 a. ni.; holy communion, 10 a. m.; evening prayer, 5 p, m.j com-munlcants' service, 7:45 p. m.; preparation for the Ksster communion. Good Friday Children' service, 9 a. m.J preaching of the cross, 12 to t p. m.,; the rector, preacher. Passion music, p. m. Easter even Baptism, 4 p. m. Notify the rector of those to be baptized. Easter day Holy communion (St. Cecilia choir), 7;S0 a. m.; morning prayer and holy communion, 10:S0 a. m.; Easter cards, presentation otLcn-ten offering and pageant, 7 p. m. .STRUCK WITH BLACKJACK Frank Lewis, thirty-nine, of Fiits- ton, was treated at the State hospital last night at 10:15 o'clock fur laceration of tli scalp suffered when he v' struck over the head with a Mack jack in Raymond court. He was dischuiged after being treated, . 5 "J" Till'""? VS'T r"T3 i.,LLL..,J liiJwLU L.U1 As the result of disclosures made In the case of Patrolman William Mulkerln, an order was ! issued today by Director of Pub- Ho Safety T. L. Williams forbifi. ding any police ofllcers from 5- selling , tickets for the annual police ball, which takes place next -month, to any person in police custody. Mulkerin is charged With sell- lng a prisoner a ticket and re- tatnlng $ which wa coming to ! the man In change, , IIMULH TAG 1ST BE HI OH DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH LEWIS SAYS RABIES IS. AGAIN PRECALENT IN CITY. Rabies 1 1 again breaking out In this city and 1 becoming increasingly menacing, according to state-ment by Dr. J. D. Juewls. director ef the city depart me $ of public health, who today took Iteps to meet the situation. Since last Frf have been bitten I being killed, wed ferlng from rati ay three person y dog which, after found to be aur- s. Three-yeaisold Frank Sheridan. V f 401 George street. who was bitten on the face Saturday afternoon I to be given Pasteur treatment, the dog which attacked bim, having bee a found to be a rabies sufferer. . Dr. Lew la today issued an order that all dog which do not display inoculation tags, a guarantee that they have been treated with a serum making them Immune from rabies, must be tied tip and not permitted to run at large, Any stray cur without inoculation tag which are found on the street are. to be summarily shot, according to the health director. . Since the outbreak of rabies her a few months sgo the police and William Muffley, city poundmaster, hare destroyed more than 400 dogs. The situation cleared up due to the vigorous measure taken by tbe health department but the , rabies epidemic. In view of developments of the past few day. 1 still regarded a dangerous. The health director Is determined that no livs shall be lost front the disesse at all costs. DICTHlli IIEIBSIJH BOARD WILL MEET IN OFFICES IN NEW BUILDING TO RE. ORGANIZE EARLY IN AFTERNOON. For the purpose ot reorganizing and electing- officer-the recently chosen board of twenty directors of the Scranton Chamber of Commerce will meet early tomorrow afternoon In the room set apart for board meeting lu the new building at Washington avenue and Mulberry street. Tha business session will follow a get-together luncheon of the director with member of the building committee at the Scranton club. This meeting of the director will be. the first In the new building. It wfll be preceded by the fourth Inspection of the building: tomorrow morning' at 11 o'clock. Headed by Colonel U A. Wstres, president, the member of the old and new boards, with the building committee,, Will visit each floor of the structure, calling on new tenant already - occupying leased space In offices and stores, and checking up on the operation remaining to finish up all interior work contracts ' llayma J B. Gibbs,- general secretary, and his stuff of assistants busied themselves this morning at the new C. bf C headquarters jn the second floor, arranging office detail and other matter Incident to placing the quarter In shape fr the vast amount of dally business. w Over your head. Globe Slag Roofing Co. Ad?.-J-K.M.W-tf I'SfECBFMNLTCES IL G. Wlnans, field supervisor ot the General Engineering and Man agement Corporation, ot which the Scranton Railway company 1 a subsidiary. I In (Scranton today on one of hi Inspection tour. Mr. Winsn spent this morning In conference with Jllson J, Coleman, general manager ot the local trolley firm. OBITUARY raullne Doris Hall, ten-month-o)d dftURhier of Mr, and Mrs. Arthur Hall. ot 12 Silex street, died last night at me noma or her parents. She is survived by her parents and two sisters, The funeral took place this afternoon with services st the home by Rev. T. F. Hahn, pastor of the Hickory Street PreRbyterian church. Interment was in the Washington Avenue cemetery. Mrs. Jane Matthews, eighty-four years or age, died this morning at the family home in Moscow. She Is survived by three daughters and one son, Mrs. Kate Van nan, Mrs. Morgan Jnnes, of Moscow; Mrs. Stanley Howell, of Altamant, N, V, and T. R, Matthews, ot Moscow. The funeral will bo held from the home Tuesdny afternoon at l:3fl o'clock. Interment will be in Fpringbrook cemetery Mary Elonnnr Christ, two-year-old (liuk-hter of Mr. nml Mi's. Stephen Christ, of 127 South Lincoln-avenue. died this morning nt her horn after a short Illness. -.She U survived by her parents and three brothers. George, Stephen, Jr., and Frank. The funeral nnnouncrmcnt will be made latei". -. ..... .,-l... . s (MTU El Cf IS GiHED Ill- IE OF DfifJGE TICKET PATROLMAN WILLIAM M U L- KERIN IS ACCUSED OF TAKING 10 FROM PRISONER FOR BALL CHECK. On the eve of the hearing this aft. i ernoon of Patrolmen' Daniel Hopkins, and Michael Murphy, another patrol man attached to the North scrun precinct,- was suspended today and will face a trial board, according iu announcements coming from Diroctor of Publio Safety T. L. Williams. The latest bluecoat to get Into trouble with his superior 1 Patrol man William Mulkerln. who works under Lieutenant Davie In the North End. Mulkerin 1 charged with tak ing 110 from a prisoner for a ticket to tha annual police ball and foiling to give the man any change. Mulkerln wa "turned In" by Lieu tenant Davits after, according to the lieutenant, be admitted : early this morning that he bad taken the money from the prisoner, Andrew Mallck, fifty-eight, of 707 Clearview street. who was arrested early last evening In North Scranton for drunkeness and disorderly conduct. ;"; Prisoner Make Complaint. The ticket transaction took place sbout I:1S o'clock last night when Mulkerln. Lieutenant Davies says. went into the cell room at the sta tion house and talked to Mallclc Some time later the prisoner complained that he had been "gypped" of bis I In change. Lieutenant Davie and sergeant Waiter Luther called in all the patrolmen and Questioned- them with Uie exception of Mulkerln, who, the lieutenant claims, did not come to the station house until the red lights were put on for him this morning at 1: JO o'clock, vx : ''"'r' Davie reported to Director Wil liams tha Patrolman iilulkertn admitted the ticket sale. The lieutenant has the ticket and the $10. Mulkerin will be foitnariy notified of hi suspension this afternoon. He will probably be tried on a charge of conduct unbecoming an officer.. Although Director Wiulam would not verify the report It became known today from other source that an in vestigation 1 now being made which may . result In wholesale charges against certain member ot the police department It Is rumored at city hall that Information ot a sur prising nature ha com into tne hands of public safety department official and that th charge against Mulkerln will be mild In comparison with what - la expected to follow shortly. -.,-;-: --' ' Six member of th bureau of police In addition to Mulkerin have faced charges since Mayor E. B. Jer-mm come -Into power. They are: Martin Glynn, Mathew Knight. Thomas Tobin,T Edward McNaliy, Daniel Hopkin and Michael Murphy. HOMELESS HFTER HRE !BsaejV 5 'V ? HOUSE IS DESTROYED BY FIRE CAUSEO BY OVERHEATEO . . ' STOVE NOTHING " IS SAVED. " Mr. snd Mrs. Edward Pugh and five children, of J21J Kelly avenue. North Scranton. had a very narrow escape e!y Sunday morning when their home was destroyed by- fire which resulted from an overheated stove.' ' v - When the fire was discovered by members of the famify it had a good start and Mr. and Mrs. Pugh did moat heroic work In removing th children from the building. It was with difficult that Mr, Pugh rescued (lie last one of the children. A teleuhono call wa eent to tbe North Scranton fire companies which responded In a short time. . When they arrived th building wa a seething furnace nd they confined their efforts to preventing the fire from spreading to adjoining buildings. Neighbor end relative or in Pugh family provided them with shelter. imcKsmrfFosso? 11 ALU JOICI E. VlSOii CELECHATE SIXTIETH VMS DAY - " , Effective this morning thefj(ly. a-wet-k, working schedule Oaniiaug-mated st all tear snd rpsnF shop ot the DehJvare, LaJtawanna snd Western Iuilro,'company. The steady irl-yrfs in the movement ot anthracltfCud an Increase also' In the general freight business resulted In approximately 1.700 employe returning to normal conditions. The sU-day-a-week working order affect close to 1,800 men In Scranton alone, The "b"P workers have been laboring five day a week since March 1. "1SFCST IZEK3 GFJME'-; Formation of a new local inton In District No. J, United Mine Worker of America, which will comprise employes at the Florence colliery, in Dupont, of the Lehigh nd Wyom ing Valley Coal company, win tane place Thursday night at a meeting scheduleJ In Tetlack'a hall, Dupont. It Is expected that following this meeting the membership will submit applleatoln to tha International tor a charter and a local number. Victor Ilefte and Steve Bonnskt. both of Dupont, have heen chosen to act temporary president and secretary, respectively, ot the new local Preliminary step In th formation of the local were taken at a meeting Friday night when Michael Koslck tnd Anthony Flglock. vice president and field worker, respectively, of District No, 1, U. M. W. of A were the principal speakers. FijTCFUE Ejt ffiED dome time last nlpht or early this morning the postonVo box of the First National bank in the Tittstoa poetofflee was broken open. It la believed by the bank officials that checks from th federal reserve bank were taken, the amount of which is not known. Folic authorities th matter snd from the manner In which the lock was picked It Is suspected that it was the work of small boys. raiG:::?CLt3tsTsi::::E In accordance with an annual custom, the members of the Fellowship club yesterday visited the inmates of the Jewish Home For the Friendless, in North Scranton, and clothed over forty children. The club at the Pass-over season ot the jear performs work ot this kind. Julius Kosenhaum was chairman of tlie committee in charge of the work, n,1 whs i.ttd by ;ot V. Levy and Dr, L, Jievauan, ... . , i . . . ' ' ' i ... '. ; a MR. AND MRS. JO HN E. WILSON. POOL SKETCHES TO BE PRE8EI1TED TO SOLOES BY FRIDAY Ciambrone Hon Without a break In their tamlly tie in threescore years,;-Mr. and Mrs. John K. Wilson, of Dalevllle, are today observing the sixtieth anniversary ot their wedding. ; The reunion of the famly took place over the week-end with dinner served on Saturday evening at tbe Van Gordon tea room.' Moscow, and the attend ance at the service of the Moscow M. K. ehuron yesterday morning. . Tbe dinner, wa attended byth Immediate family, numbering eighteen, and a most happy time ..was enjoyed. The aged heads of the tamlly were honored with gifts. It was an event that happens only occasionally in any community, for few persons are privileged to have their parent with them tor a span of sixty year. At th Sdoecowk church yesterday morning a special section of the auditorium waa given over to' the family member and Bey. Joseph Smith, the pastor, delivered a sermon in which ho pointed out the value tbe Wilson family had been to Moscow and Dalevllle In the past thirty years. John E. Wilson and hi aged wife contributed much to the progress of th community and were alwsys active In things that had for their object the uplift of mankind. They wero married in England. Mr. Wilson waa a native of Durham county and hi wife ot Yorkshire county. It wa not long after tbelr marriage that they turned their attention to things In the new world and in JSS1 set sail for America. Following thelr tanding they;, made their way Into Pennsylvania. Being of a mechanical turn ot mind, Mr. Wilson located In Sorantojt and , sought 'employment oh th D, L. & W. railroad, which was then In early stage of development. Later be secured employment as a mechanic In the old Dickson Machine Manufacturing Work, formerly one of th leading Industrie of this city. With the developmewf of the coal Industry he wer4-T"vTie Glen Alden Coal comrrrJ,r,! pail some new machinery :" -f the .new opera tions and so"1, - .,,nm he thought of that the -Jals prevailed upon him to retain with the company. He was given charge of the outside work at the Hallstead colliery at Duryea, where he remained until hi health appeared to tall. Turning to the open country, he purchased a farm at Daleville, where the couple live at the present tune, All ot Daleville and Moscow are today celebrating with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. . Open house began with the early morning hour when their neighbor and friends Invaded their home and expressed their well wishes. The "reception rooms are today a bower of flower that came from all actions ot the county. . , ' The oldest child of the remarkable family has reached the age of fifty-nina years while the youngest I thirty-eight. Foqr have reached the half century mark and all are healthy and husky a their parents appear te be. All of the children . have made good In their respective stations of life and are proud of their parents. The children are: Attorney John R. Wilson, general attorney for the Temple Coal company; Mrs. Elizabeth Kichards, of Clark Summit; Dr. T. W. Wilson, of Moscow; Amos Wll-son, fuel supervisor ot the Lackawanna railroad; Arthur Wilson, assistant general paymaster ot the Lackawanna railroad; George H. Wilson, mining engineer f or ihe West End and Pancoast -Coal company; Sidney E. Wilson, general mectr ,Jcal Inspector for the Miwourl, Kansas and Texas railroad with headquarters at Parsons, Kansas, and Mrs. George Swartx. of Moscow. : ... ARCHITECT RETAINED TO DRAW PLANS ARRIVE3 HERE AND WILL START IMMEDI-, ATELY. T Sketches. of proposed swimming DOolS In South Ki'mntt.n. Xnrth Scranton and West Scranton. sched. uled for completion not later than Juiy t. win us placed berore members of the city council by Friday afternoon of thi week. " Director of Publio Work William A. Bchunk mad this known today following a conference with Thomas Paterson, Jr, New Torlc architect, who has been retained to design th three new , pools. Mr. Paterson arrived her this morning and will make an Immediate start on the preparation of plans. " The New York architect has designed a large number of swimming pools along the. Jersey coast and Is regarded ss an expert on swimming pool construction. He visited the three local pool sites today for the purpose of familiarizing himself with the contour. , , - , Director Schunk has not yet decided on the type of pool be will recommend for South Kcrantnn. hiu tween the overhead mil aitnlrAn Ha sign. It Is understood, however, that wesiey jiimz, tAnsing, Allch., swimming pool engineer and designer ot overground oools. ' mat h vivn chance to bid against the- plan submitted by Mr. Paterson tor the South Side natatorlum. , --- Mr. Paterson told Diritnj Rphnnlr today that he can have "blrdseye" saeicne or the three contemplated pool ready for Inspection by council In time for Frldav' mneting-. TM. rector Schunk Intends to push the pooi project along rapidly so that contracts can Be awarded in April. LllSSOfflEMIS ' BIVEN 51,500 CITY JO IS NAMED SECRETARY OF CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT WAS ' FORMERLY GIRL SCOUT EXECUTIVE. The post of secretary of the city neaim aeparunent, one or the most eagerly soucht for position. t riiu- halL waa filled todav thmui-h tii an. pointment of Mis Mary E. Maniey.of fine street, to the Job, which pays 1,500 a year. Miss Manlev. Who fa a. fm-tn as sistant scout executive of tbe local uu-i hcouu and until recently a Scout executive to. Canton, O, will start work on A or II 1. Sh annfMiia mi Kathryn Barrett, daughter of P. A. jsarrett, weu Known tocal newspaperman. The new appointee had all sort of opposition to overcome. Among the many candidates for the secretaryship were two men who formerly held It, William Lents and Charles 21 Carr. who is now registrar of vital statistics, a state Job. , It was learned today that Miss Myra HlU, superintendent cf the municipal hosoitaL can hoW he tiiolHnn as long ;aa she desires.-,-' .When Miss Mill resiimsr, which she plans to do. likely within the next few months, she is to be succeeded by Mrs. Evan Parker, widow of the Dickson City resident who was slain & few years ago. 25 jU ENID OIKS HE BE SECOETED III PAOK SlOUinilS' TO DE DEDICATED : D'l 11,1111 DM CELEBRATION IN OBSERVANCE OF EVENT WILL CONTINUE TWO DAYS EDIFICE IS ' NOW OCCUPIED. Tli newly erected Holy Trinity Slovak charch, which ha been occupied by the member of that congregation only a few months, will be dedicated Decoration day, Rev. VAn-drew Liktor, pastor of th church announced today; The church Itself although covering a space t 8348 teel Is one ot the best equipped edifices . In Simpson. After eighteen year of hard work, In which the member of th parish wer confronted with many difficulties, th church wa finally erected Ust year on Prospect street, between the parish house and the old church, in which the members of the parish worshipped since 1907. The Utter will be used tor Sunday school and entertainments.'' Altars in the church were Imported from Tyrol, Italy. The organ waa installed by tha Holler Co, and th electrical work was don by J. JT. Jones, ot the Modern lec-trio company, of Carbondale. The building la heated with a Royal boiler equipped with the , Molina system. Th building ltselt is built on the old romancsque style. -a Father Liktor also announced that a mission would be held prior to the dedication ceremonies from April IS to 25, Inclusive. The program of activities for Sunday and Decoration day, May SO and tl Is as follows: May 30, Trinity Sunday JJefor noon, masses as usual: Low mass 8:30 o'clock; high mass 10:30 o'clock. Afternoon, children's theater, i o'clock, o'clock, supper; t o'clock. show sketches. May SI Decoration Day 18 o'clock, dedication; 13 o'clock dinner; after dinner entertainment on the premises. , ! FCLICEOTIE3 ! . ,',;'.'. : Arrested ktst night by Captain of Police Al Kodway, a woman describing herself ss Bab Itoth, twenty-one, of 231 llaymond court, 1 held t police headquarters today a a menace to publio health. Claiming to have been beaten and robbed, Frank Lewis, thirty-nine, who says h live in prlngtield. Mass, was arrested last night by Detectives Oilbert and James on a charrw ot drunkenness. Lewis told the police he was relieved of ISO and his story 1 being Investigated. EDMJUDS1IS WTEDIIIIiOI LIONS' CLUB ANNUAL EASTER . EGG HUNT WILL BE CON- DUCTED ON SATURDAY, APRIL 11. Gold and purple will be the color In which 10,000 epgs will be dyed for the Lions' club Easter-egg hunt at Nay Aug park on Saturday, April 11. Besides, there will be 10,000 big, tasty chocolate eggs, and 5,000 oranges, a total or twenty-nv tnousana, enough, to give every boy afcd girl under fourteen In Scranton &X Dunraore at least one. w Each of the eggs and the oranges will be placed in a paper bag and carefully hidden about the park. This will be done long before the children are even awake on the morning of the hunt None of them will be there to see and everyone will have an even start In hundreds and hundreds of the paper bags there will be found with the egg a printed ticket, entitling the finder to a gift These gifts will be distributed to the lucky one Immediately after the hunt The city bureau of parks, the department ot police and the recreation bureau are lending their ' co-operation to make this occasion a Joyous one tor the kiddie of Scranton. Ample protection is being arranged for the children, and it Is expected that th park will be a teething mass when the gong strikes for the hunt to begin. , - " . ' ' '' -. : ; - v' Superintendent ot Schools P.hys Powell has expressed his hearty commendation of the Easter-egg hunt, and the work and interest shown by the Lions' club in behalf ot the city's children. Superintendent A. J, Ratch-ford, ot the Dunmore borough schools. Is particularly pleased at the inclusion of the Dunmore children in the invitation to this party, and la enthusiastic in its behalt Every child In Scranton and Dunmore Is Invited and any child under fourteen, years of age from outside their boundaries will be just as welcome. The simple rules and regulations to be followed by the children, a well as the point of assembly at the park will be published later. - , . - Y .-; Qiao EITTEM If I J "Frank McArthur, of 1.01 Rundle street, received a painful wound of the right leg shortly before 11 o'clock this morning when he was bitten by a dog. McArthur was walking along North Lincoln avenue when attacked by the animal whose tangs pierced snd tore the flestecH went to the West Side hospital where the wound was cauterized. Th injured man re ported the matter to Sergeant Eavitt at th West Side police station. Mrs. Parker is now attached to Belle- yne hospital. New York, ss a nurse. District Attornsy 11 cc cmtnends Crime Fixed At Second Degree Murder end Killer Is Sentenced To From Ten To Ttventy Years In Penitentiary, Louis Clambrone, alia Phamltrone. pleaded guilty before President Jiittse Newcomb thia morning to kiliis. Floyd Craft at the home of a friend In Carbondale on Feb. 12, la hi, nl after the district attorney's oBice hud recommended that the crime be fixed as one of the second degree, was sen tenced to a term of from ten to twenty years in the Eastern penitentiary. This is the maximum sentence., Clambrone. while a prisoner at the county jail, attempted to commit sui cide a few weeks sgo by hail ;.-!-, from, a cell. Keepers cut him don within a few minutes after he lud fastened the noose about his neck. Clambrone need some bed sheeting in his attempt at self-destruction. District Attorney Harold Scrags in giving the details of the crime to court declared that Clambrone and the victim of the killing were sitting in a room with five other people engaged in a conversation and looking at pictures in a newspaper. A shot was Cred'and Craft well dead. Alfhougit the commonwealth made a thorouK'a probe of the crime, the district attorney said it had been unable to discover sny evidence to Indicate tliut the killing was premeditated. Held Accidental Attornevs W. JV Fltigerald and George W. Ellis were in court s counsel for Clambrone and the for-mer told Judge Newcomb that the accused man and Craft had been the best of friends. The shooting. Mr. Fitzgerald contended, was accidental, the revolver discharging while it was in the pocket of Ciaiubrone.. . Clambrone Visited hi fiier.J's home. Attorney Fitzgerald continue,!. to discuss the end of the aram-acii atrike the suspension having ended that day.- Everybody was happy, he said, and no harsh words had Iwn spoken by either the slayer or ti.e victim. ' ' '-' Following the shooting. Clambrone hurried to tbe street, notified neighbors of the shooting snd asked tin-hi to call the police and an ambulance.. In accounting for Clambrone s carrying a gun. counsel told court that the man was a witness a few years ago for the commonwealth in. an important esse and that his lite had frequently been threatened sinus that time. "Did it ever Occur to you that the bullet from this man's gun nu-i t have ' beejt Intended tor same one other than Craft?" courf interrupted Attorney Fitzgerald. . ! "Yes," was the snwer, "w investigated . the . possibility of . that but found r.o evidence to support ny-tfcing cf that nature." Ants supply formic acid, a t :' ful stimulant .' Ofl WOOD STREET ran FIFO ::::?t . A voluntary petition In bankruptcy wns filed In' federal court today by Jolin DeVogel, watch repairer, of Carbondale. IWogel'owcs $lfb snd has no assets, ll Is represented by AUwuty iidward, s!ane. ClRL ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN ASSAULTED BY FATHER IS RETURNED TO SWEET Edna Judson, eighteen, daughter of William Judson, Sweet Valley farmer who ended his lite last Thursday when facing arrest on a charge of criminally assaulting his daughter, was located in this city on Saturday after being missing for a week. - - . Fears , had been entertained by neighbor ot the family at Sweet Valley that Judson might have killed the girl. County detectives, state police and authorities ot Fairmont township started a search for the young woman and on Saturday County Detective John Dempsey found her at the home ot her sister-in-law, Mrs. Ord Johnson, of Wood street, this city. She hsd gone there a week ago today with her brother, Gordon, aged five. , Despite the revolting nature of the case and the serious charge sgalnst her father, the girl displayed affection for- htm. according to County Detective Dempsey, who obtained a letter written by her to her father and posted in Scranton last Tuesday. The young woman -was removed from this city to the home ot Mrs. Lenora Edwards, at Sweet Valley, where her brother, Howard, nineteen. Is being cared for. Judson Is survived by fire children, all of whom were scattered about at the death ot their mother two years sgo. A daughter, Cora, aged twelve, lives with a family at Town Kill: Melvin. aged eight, was adopted by Charles Byman ot Sblckshlnny; Gordon, aged five, was sent to th horn ot his sister-in-law, Mrs, Ord Judson, and Clifford, aged three, lives With Ralph Gibbons, at K'escopeck. Tbe body of Judson. who slashed his throat with a rasor. Is held at a morgue In Hunlock's Creek. Funeral services will be held this afternoon. araocicracGis ; Ol EK3 FiTTSra ESSE . For the purpose of establishing a Contract rat of wages to be paid men who will be placed at work In the Clark vein of the Hoyt shaft atKwen eouiery in j'lttsion ot tne Pennsylvania Coal company, company oiQclAls nd represenatives of District No. 1. United Mine Workers ot America will confer tomorrow afternoon at 1 o'clock In the superintendent's office at the Ewen operation. A. K. Morris, vice president and general manager Ot the Pennsylvania company, will represent the company, while Michael Koslck, vice president ; Frank Agfttl, field worker and members ct the general grievance committee at the Ewen mine, will be on hand for the union. - The Clark vein is an entirely new one and will be placed in operation by the company In an effort to place a number ot men, now Idle, back at WW . i 1 ! 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