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BASEBALL nOAC I.K.M.VE. PMlabanch 3 Cincinnati 2 Philadelphia .. 4 rn Yrk. 3 Bato 3 Bmkljra a l'Uo-$t ".In. frame; rala. AMERICA! LRAGrG. Wahlajcta ... 7 Hnatoa Sw lark 13 Philadelphia ... St. Lsala-lleira-lt; rala. C leveinad-Chleaajnj wet ajraaaaa. li Air Mail Filots mm RESCUE BOAT SWAMPED IN MISSISSIPPI; 18 DROWNED - Relief Train Races Death as Rising Waters Tear Down Crumpling River Walls. niOUSAHDS ENDANGERED! MEMPHIS, TEXN., April 2JL (A. P.) Suddea death blackened the tragedy in the flood-wrecked valley of. the lower Mississippi tonight as reports of fresh disaster swelled the triumph of the murderous waters. Known deaths in the lower Mississippi basin from the worst flood in its history, reported in many states and over a period of many days, had reached to a probable total" of 27 tonight, while observers of the disaster believed that at least two score have perished in the rushing waters. Eighteen men are believed to have been drowned today when the government launch Pelican was swamp-e-d In a crevasse" which swept "away the Mississippi levee at Knowlton, Ark., just above Laconia Circle. Two OaaUaacd oa Pace Ten, Coimna Two. LOCAL. Pate Side show owner arrested here for Mann act violation 2 Symphony's Sunday con e e r ts again attacked 2 Col. William Thaw held for auto crash 3 Police arrest four in alleged white slave expose 3 Pittsburgh's form of government obsolete, C. of C. told 4 Policemen denied new trial for fight with dry agents 5 Malone advocates $4,000,000 city bond issue vote in fall 9 "Vacillation brings war. Senator Reed tells Spanish War veterans ! 10 Former E. M. Herr residence and garage in Edgewood sold for JS0,0j0. Real estate news.... 11 Graham's J2.000 check transac tion regarded closed incident.. Bridge expert outlines "greatest indoor' sport" Miners" union lets contract for barracks for evicted families. . it it 12 IXIj:STIC. Auditor General Martin explains provision of new gas tax 2 Hay Ramond, slain actor not legally married, is report 3 Rockefeller interests obtain control of industrial alcohol 5 IX A. It. elects vice presidents.. 5 John A. Bell dairy farm sold... 5 PORKIG.V. Chinese Nationalists renew campaign, rushing to north 2 Bank of England cut- rediscount rate to 4 "4 per cent SPOUTS. Pirates beat Cincinnati, 3-2, in home opener. . Chillysauce . . Mayor Kline. George Toung attend game Pirate game in detail Flrils subdue Giants 4-2 Mary Browne faces "good conduct" term Stage is set for Wimler benefit smoker tonight. Tisrriet teams to compete in Ohio relays New Orleans loses A. A. U. title meet - 10 I NEWS SUMMARY I EDITORIAL page. Editorials Pittsburgh's Credit; Fewer Farmers. More Prod- uct.s: Work for Children; Something More to Re Hone; What Will Calif Do? 6 What people say on: Should the Allegheny County Medical Society have a voic in the appointment of a successor to the late Dr. Carey J. Vaux. director of the Department of Public Wealth? Should a layman be appointed? VARRirrs. National Lead cuts large stock melon .' 1" Curb buying broad, with strong undertone Ix)wcr discount rate stimulates stocks . . . . 19 J. & I, preferred and Steel Foun-. dry strong on local exchange. 19 PEAT 1 RES. Loves' Conquest 6 Radio programs If What About Sally? 11 141 ST YEAR. III mm Maryland Golfer, Hit By Drive, Seeks Damages; Net Warned. He Claims CUMBERLAND, MD., April 21. (Special.) A unique suit is on trial in the Circuit Court involving a game of golf. William M. Somerville, a member of the Cumberland bar, is seeking $1,000 damages from Somerville Nicholson, former Western Maryland College and University of West Virginia athlete, for injury received when struck by a I ball on the links of the Cumber land country uud, ot wmcn tne principals in the suit are members. Nicholson was engaged in a game with John CI. Miller, it-torneyf Nicholson drove his ball, which caromed and struck Somerville in the back, knocking him down, splintering his vertebrae. It is contended by the plaintiff no warning was given, but this is denied. The defense alleges contributory negligence on the part of Somerville in not watching the ball. Golf clubs and balls were exhibited to the jury. While the plaintiff says Nicholson did not shout "fore" as a warning. Nicholson says he did give it by shouting to the players in advance of him, "Is it all right for me?" WIND STORM HITS STATE Wire Service Crippled Gale Lashes Central : Counties. as COLDER HERE TODAY A terrific wind storm which swept through the Allegheny Mountains in Southwestern Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland early last night almost paralyzed telegraphic communications between Pittsburgh and the East. The brunt of the storm seemed to be centered south of Har-risburg. Cloudy and colder today: fair tomorrow, 1sthe late "Washington forecast for this district. The Western "Union Telegraph Company reported 30 of its trunk wires had been torn down in the mountains between Bedford ami Harrisburg. Wire officials estimated the damage could not be repaired and nornal service resumed until late today. The Postal Tele graph Company reported its Baltimore route of nine wires was crippled. Eight or 10 wires of the Harrisburg route also were out of commission. The New York route, which runs north of the Harrisburg and Baltimore routes, was said to be in good condition. Rcmaimnr-wires in the stricken districts were being used for important messages and press services. That the storm occurred south of Harrisburg was borne out by a report from Pennsylvania Rallrouu officials, who said the wire service of that company was not affected. Indian "Princess," Concert Singer, in Courts Again NEW YORK. April 21. (Universal.) "Princess" Atalie T'nkalunt, the Cherokee singer, broke into print cgain today. The telephone company sued her for $36.10 sa"'d to represent unpaid telephone bills. The hist time she figured in the court news she was suing George II. Ainslie for J2SO.0OO damages, charging him with having her arrested falsely. He had accused her of theft. Forbes Field The speculative gentlem-'n were back at Forbes Field yesterday. The same contingent of gamblers, with one notable exception, which has established itself strongly in one section of the grandstand returned to the scene, of former triumphs and defeats with pencil and paper and greenbacks. There were evident, however, traces of a caution which has been absent in previous seasons. No thick bundles of green bills were waved about by the speculators. Rather, bets were recorded iu "the books" and paid off after the game, probably In the downtown establishments which are available for such activities. And held were made rather quietly instead of in the reckless and loud methods which formerly prevailed. Ipittfelbjw JV Outbattle CHEERING HOST GREETS FIRST POSTAL PLANE OUT ORVEST Rain Fails to Hinder Fete for Pittsburgh-Cleveland Service's Inaugural at McKeesport. THREE SHIPS MAKE TRIP "There they come !' Five thousand people cast and their eves heavenward saw Two little speck emerging from the clouds. A lusty roar of applause shook the hills above McKeesport. The Air Mail was coming. The postal clerk's band was drowned out in the shouts of the crowd. Since early morning many of them had waited. And now at 2;30 in the afternoon, "Miss Ycungstown" and "Miss Pittsburgh" were "sinilin' tnrougn a bank or da-k. ominous clouds to glide swiftly to a landing, bearing the first letters ever received in Pittsburgh via the air mail. The plane carried 150 pounds of mail. "Miss lYoangstown" First. i "Miss Youngstown," with Pilot' Merle Moltrup at the "stick." taxied to a stop before the grandstand. Before his propeller had stopped turning hundreds crowded about and the handshaking looked like a presidential reception. Right behind him Dewey Noyes. piloting "Miss Pittsburgh," landed and taxied up to the crowd. While photographers snapped their cameras they hurriedly unloaded sadfs of mail which were passed into the waiting hands of postal clerks. The first sack- was handed out of "Miss Youngstown" to Earl B. Wadsworth. superintendent of air mail contracts. The second to Postmaster George W. Gosser of Pittvburgh. O-oh! Wet Lips! While Miss Carrie Dickson of 236 Whipple street was smashing a bottle of what looked startingly like cham- Continued on Viife Nine. Column Thrra, Planes Greeting British Royalty Crash, Four Dead M E UiO t'RXK, AUSTRALIA. April 21. A. P.) Cheers on the lips of thousands gathered to welcome the Duke and Duchess of York as they arrived here today were changed to cries of horror when two airplanes collided and burst into flames. Four occupants were killed. An imposing display of naval and military forces greeted the battleship Renown, on which the royal party is traveling, when it entered the harbor. Great crowds at nil the vantage points shouted enthusiastically. The planes were part of a group of 40. They fell on a garage which was set on fire. ROB TORONTO BANK OF $20,000 TORONTO. April 21. (A. P.) Three robbers today forced the man ager and four members of the staff of a branch of the Bank of Toronto, at King street, into the vault at the point of revolvers and escaped with $20,000. A f"w minutes elapsed before the employes were able to open the door and spread the alarm. Gamblers Flourish at Opener The "wise money" was all on the Pirates. Before game time the gentlemen who deal in large numbers were offering 10 to 7 that Pittsburgh would do nothing else but win. which Pittsburgh did. The short and bitter enders were asking 10 to 6, and as a result probably less important mony was bet on this first game than has Ien wagered on the opener in several seasons. But some of "the boys" wo. are pointed out as "wise money," had bitter memories of first games of the home seaon. Cincinnati, the short end. scored two runs in the first inning and immediately there was a scurry for cover bv those who had "the bundle" on the I'irates. Odds switched from 10 to 7 on the Pirates ConUnsed oa Pace ftnir. Column Six. FRIDAY MORNING. mm 1 Wilkins and Pilot Brave Arctic Storms, Drifting Ice, In 75-Mile Forced Down by Gas. Intrepid Explorers Crawl on Hands and Knees Much of Distance Eielson Freezes Fingers Drift Miles, Seeing Seal and Bear. POINT BARROW. ALASKA, April 20. (By Radio.) Crawling on hands and knees over broken ice. weighted down by SO-pound packs. Pilot Ben Eielson suffering with frozen fingers, Capt. George Hubert Wilkins, commander of the Detroit News Arctic expedition, and his companion fought blizzards, cold and dangerous open water on their trek back to safety after having abandoned their gasless plane on the Polar ice pack 70 miles from land. Details of the explorers' hardships were contained in a dispatch from Capt. Wilkins. broueht to the base, camp here from Beechy Point, 100 miles east of here, by James Takpuc, an Eskimo trail runner. Takpuc arrived yesterday, but adverse radio conditions prevented sending the WOULD DEBATE SMITHTENETS Fundamentalist Challenges Pastor On Trial for Heresy. DARROW "INTERESTED" A challenge to a modernist-f umia-mentalist debate was issued jester-day to the Rev. Dr. Frank Edwin Smith, pastor of Luther Memorial Church, Evaline street. East End, who is facing a quiz within his own denomination for heretical teaching, by the Rev. Dr. W. B. Riley, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Minneapolis, and president of the World's Christian Fundamental Association. The challenge was isued by the Minneapolis pastor, who regarded in some Fundamental quarters as William Jennings BryanJs successor, in the course ot an address at a conference of the Baptist Fundamental Association of Pittsburgh, now in session at the Calvary- Baptist Temple, Sheraden. His announcement was greeted by generous applau.se from 20 Baptist preachers of this district. Dr. Rily also announced that he would go more deeply into Dr. Smith's liberal religious preachments at a conference session this afternoon when he will speak on the "Second Coming of Christ." Issuing his challenge for a public debate, he said in part: "It is my business to keep track of and oppose heretical teaching. Dr. Smith's position Is entirely untenable. Why should an honest minister, taking a position known to be false to his ordination vows, and not acceptable to Jots denomination, desire to remain in the same? As a man who is opposed to Masonry has no ethical right in a Masonic Lodge, Continnwl on l"ujfr Fonr. Column Five. Dry Officer Admits Giving Man $50 for Tip on Still NEW YORK, April 21. (Universal.) Fifty dollars was paid to Frank Hauhrich. who gave information to the effect that a distillery was violating the. prohibition law, Maj. Chester P. Mills, prohibition administrator, admitted today. He added: "We told him he would receive the money if his information resulted in revocation of license. The permit will be revoked in the near future. The name of the company has been posted and lacks only my signature." $200,000 Fire Destroys Mushroom Company Plant WEST ClIKhTKIt, PA., April 21. (A. P.) Fire tonight destroyed a down buildings at the plant of the Kdwin 11. Jacob Mushroom Oornptny at Creenhill, near here, causing a !o:a estimated at $3MiOo. The structures burned were 10 mushroom houses, the power plant and heating building. Fire companies from several nearby-towns responded to calls for aid. The plant is one of the largest of the kino in the country. SrfOT !N BRAIN 50H0URS; TALKS COVINOTON. KY., April 21. (Universal.) John B;i!z was conscious a.id conversed with his physicians today. 50 hours after he sent a bullet into his brain. He is totally blind, tk APRIL 22. 1027. M Storm to Start Trek to Safety complete text of Capt. Wilkins re- 1 port until today. Refuse Help. Takpuc brought a dramatic tale. An Eskimo boy first saw the two flyers far out on the ice and he aroused the village. Two dog teams were rushed to the explorers, but both refused assistance and walked in, carrying their packs. Following is the text of Capt. Wilkins' dispatch: By Capt- CJeorge Hubert Wilkins. commander Detroit News Arctic expedition: "Kdwardson Trading Post, Beechy Point. "Many thanks for your energetic efforts to render us aid. We came in here at 12:30 p. in. Thursday, April 14. after leaving Point Barrow the morning of March 29. We continued our course, for-five hours until 11 a. m when the engine began to give trouble, and we were forced to land. Landing fields were not difficult to find. "Eielson started work on the engine trouble both in the carburetor and the ignition. As Eielson worked, 1 took a sounding with th Continued on Pace Two, Column Six. PROPOSE MAYER AS HEALTH DIRECTOR Doctors Recommend Former President of Allegheny Co. Medical Society. The appointment of Dr. V. H. Mayer, former president of the Allegheny County Medical Society, as di-reclor of the Department of Health to succeed Dr. Carey J. Vaux, who die,) last Friday, was recommended to Mayor Charles II. Kline yesterday by Dr. H. E. McGuire, president of the Allegheny County Medical Society, Dr. Edward 8. Heckel and Dr. Robert L. Anderson, a special committee representing physicians of the county, according to a statement of Mayor Kline following the conference. The physicians' committee informed the Mayor that they were not acting in the name of the. medical society, but in behalf of physicians as individuals interested in the welfare of the city. They added that Dr. Mayer was not a candidate, that even his friends hail no assurance he would accept the appointment if offered to him. Mayor Kline was unable to state when the selection would be announced. Woman Denies Murdering Husband; Protests Her Love NKWBUEOH, N. Y.. April 21. (A. P.) Mrs. Lucy Baxter Earley denied on tho witness stand today that she hail killed her husband, Ianiel F. Farley, by giving him arsenic poison. "I was a true wife to Dan Earley," she exclaimed, "and 1 never tried to murder him. I was the mother of his two children. I loved him." SEEK IDENTITY OF YOUTH Efforts wen being made at tho county morgue last night to Identify the body of a young man, aged about 25, which was taken from the Mo-nongahela River at the Wabash Bridge yesterday. The body was found by Bert Waters of Mt. Lebanon and William Giles of 5418 Butler street, employes of the Pittsburgh Dock Company. A class ring. ,bearing the engraving, "St. Anne's Community High, 1921," is the only clue to identity. "ELMER GANTRY" BARRED AGAIN! NEW PHILADELPHIA, O.. April 21. (Special.) "Elmer Gantry,' novel of Sinclair Ijewis attacking preachers, will be barred from the local library on the ground of immorality, Mrs. Clara Foster, librarian, said. Mrs. Poster's announcement was made following the district librarians' meeting held Tuesday at Coshoctoa, where the book was Uiscuseed. Wimt TWO CENTS COURT ORDERS SNYDER JURY TO BE FILLED TODAY; NEED 5 Mrs. Snyder, Garbed in New Hat, Nods Approval of Each to Attorneys as They Are Chosen. GRAY LITTLE INTERESTED By DAMON KIXVON, (lniveral Service Staff Correspondent.) LONG ISLAND CITY, N. Y., April 21. We know now just about the type of men the sinful sister, Mrs. Kuth Snyder, is willing to let pass on the question of whether she shall live or die. We know that by the men who now sit with their backs against th 5 faded wall in' the cavernous old courtroom in Long Island City, accepted as jurors in the trial of Mrs. Snyder and her fet'ble brother-in-blood. Henry Judd Cray. They are patiently awaiting the addition to their ranks of enough of their fellow-citizens of the county of Queens to complete the jury. My guess is that this will b by tomorrow night. Then the state will proceed to the unwinding dt its gory tale of how Albert Snyder, husband of this icy-looking , w-otoan with the marble eye.-;--was butchered in his sleep by his wife and the rabbllty little corset salesman. In fact, a statement by Justice Townsend Seudder. in adjourning court at 6:30 this evening, makes my guess a sure thing. Justice Seudder said to the attorneys: Exhaust Panel. "With all due charity, the co.irt must inform you that the jury must be selected tomorrow if we have to sit through the next day. We have exhausted the. panel, which is why we adjourn now." Two hundred and forty-ight talesmen had been examined when Justice Seudder made this statement, with but seven jurors selected the (Vtntinunt on Pace Fonr, Column Thrre. Kept Hat on 91 Years; Comes Off in Movie; Dies NEW YORK. April 21. (Universal.) Henry Eckhoff, of Brooklyn, spent his 91 years on this earth with his hat on and then died after catching cold in a moving picture theater where he had to take it off. He rode a bicycle until he was 72 years old and prided himself that he had all his teeth, never needed glasses and was not bald. Fish Lazy, Squirrels Not, One Bites Woman Twice ATHENS, TENN., April 21. (Universal.) Squirrels are biting well in Tennessee this spring even if fish, tired by floods, are not. Mrs. Sue Horsby, working in her garden today, was attacked by a squii-rel which leaped fronta tree onto her shoulders and bit her several times. She knocked the animal off and started for "her home. The squirrel followed and bit her on the arm. Panama Asks Explanation Of Federalship Seizure WASHINGTON, April 21. (A. P.) -A note was delivered to the State Department today by Minister Alfaro, of Panama, again requesting a report concerning the seizure of the Federalship 300 miles off the California coast and asking for information regarding the status of the ship in view of yesterday's decision cf the San Francisco courts. Woman Collapses and Dies During Meeting in Church Leaning across a table to speak to a fellow member of the First Presbyterian Church, Glassport, at a noon luncheon for women in the church yesterday, Mrs. Ellen Willis, aged 68, suddenly gasped, clutched at her breast and fell back unconscious. SheViied a few minutes later in the arms of a physician who was called to attend her. The physician. Dr. E. L. Erhard, said heart failure had been the cause of death. Besides being a member ot the church Mrs. Willis was a member ot Old Glory Chapter No. 270, Order A COPY. Service Here E3 MM (BAGSflP Workhouse Players Star Mae West in 'Taming of Sex Plays1 NEW YORK, April 21. (Universal.) Mae "West, erstwhile star of "Sex," who is doing a 10-day stretch in the women's workhouse on "Welfare Island, doesn't like prison fare, nor prison clothing. Between chores today, Mae admitted that corned beef and cabbage, hash and other dishes listed on the prison menu were not at all to her liking, and did not suit her epicurean palate. The 9 o'clock "lights out" mandate also irks Mae, she says. However, the actress is consoling herself with the thought tiiat when she emerges from durarce vile, she will appeal the court finding which relegated "Sex" to the shelf, and will try and revive the play. She may even write a new play, dealing with prison life, said Mae, who, despite early hours, corned beef and cottou lingerie, has promised Warden Schleth to be a model prisoner. DENY PRIESTS LED -BANDITS Mexican Government's Train Butchering Charge Called Untrue. NO AMERICANS LOST MEXICO CITY, April 21. (A. P.) While large forces of Federal troops aided by airplanes are scouring the country in the state of Jalisco in an endeavor to round up the bandits or revolutionists who attacked a Guadalajara-Mexico City , train Tuesday night and brutally slaughtered at least 100 passengers and soldier guards and wounded 50 more, there is speculation here as to the leaders of the. murderous band. The government charges that the outrage was committed by Catholic revolutionists, and some of the survivors who have reached Mexico City, asserts that many in the attacking party cried "Vivo Cristo Rey" (Long Live Christ the King) and declare that Catholic priests were among the leaders. This is denied by persons closely identified with the Catholic faith, who hotly resent the government's definite assertion that the Catholic, episcopate directed the outrage and that priests were among the leaders in the attack. Many in Hiding. The whereabouts of the dignitaries of the episcopate is a closely guarded secret in Catholic circles, for there is considerable fear of government punishment if anything is said offensive to the authorities. The earlier reports that from five to seven Americans were aboard the train are not substantiated in infor mation reaching the United States embassy. H. Dock, an American for many years resident in Guadalajara, and E. S. De Lima, vice president of Continued on Voce Two, Column Seven. Three Cut Kockview Stockade and Escape ALTOONA, PA., April 21. (A P.) cutting a passage through a w-;re stockade around the prison yard with tools obtained in some unknown manner, three convicts escaped from Rockview Penitentiary, according to word received here tonight by WFBG Cable Tribune broadcasting station. The report was confirmed by officials at the penitentiary in a telephone conversation. l he escape was discovered bv a prison guard at S:20 p. m. The third prisoner was just leaving through the passage, he said. The guard emptied his revolver at the fleeing man, but failed to stop his flight. The prisoner eluded capture and hid in a wooded section near the prison. of the Eastern Star, and the Women's Beneficial Association No. 2S5 of Glasyport. She was born on the South Side November 7, ISa. the daughter of Robert C. and Elinor Gillen McKin- ney. She leaves, besides her husband three daughters. Mrs. Thomas Heed of Glassport, Mrs. John McGovern of Glassport, and Mrs. Charles Llewlyn of Monessen- a son, Thomas Willis of Glassport; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Wayburn and Mrs. Anna Cap- pel of Glassport, and a brother, Rob ert McKinney of New Kensington. Cloudy and colder today ; fair tomorrow is the Washington forecast for this district. (ru DEFENSE PLEA THAT WOMAN JUROR'TALKED' MARKS FINISH i Attorneys for Sapirc in Vain Attempt to Continue Trial With 1 1 Remaining Jurors. REEC GOES TO HOSPITAL DETROIT, April 21. (A. P.) Aaron Sapiros $1,000,000 . libel suit against Henry Ford and the automobile manufacturer's weekly, the Dearborn Independent, fell by the wayside today when Federal Judge Fred M. Raymond declared a mistrial. Judge Raymond discharged the jury and immediately called John A Baxter, acting Federal district attorney, and instructed him to investigate and, if his findings warranted, file contempt proceedings against the publishers of the Detroit Times, the reporter who interviewed Mrs. Hoff man and any others involved in th publication of her statement 1n that newspaper. Only One Charge Upheld. Judge Raymond stated from tho bench that there seemed to be noth ing to support other charges against Mrs. Hoffman and Sapiro made in 15 affidavits, mostly by Ford detectives. in support of the motion for a mis trial. The outstanding allegation waa that Mrs. Hoffman frequently had been seen and overheard in conversation with J. (Kid) Miller, who in turn had been observed talking earnestly with Sapiro, and that Miller had been heard to say to Mrs. Hoffman that by doing certain things she could earn thousands of dollars. After Judge Raymond announced his ruling he met the attorneys in Continued on Pac Four, Oilsmn Two. JAPANESE BANKS TO SUSPEND FOR 2 DAYS Moratorium to Be Declared and Diet to Plan Aid. TOKIO, April 21. (A. P.) Hopes for an amelioration in the financial crisis facing Japan are seen in the announcement that beginning tomorrow all banks wiU temporarily suspend payments for two days, according to the newspaper Asahi. The newspaper further reports that the Privy Council will meet and declare a moratorium for 20 days, during which a special session of the Diet will convene to adopt measures to assist "the Bank of Japan. While no confirmation of Asahi's statements could be obtained , in government circles late tonight, it appears that an announcement issued by the new cabinet, after an all-day extraordinary session to consider the financial situation, bears out this prediction. Secret Out! Coolidge's Favorite Pastime Circus WASHINGTON. April 21 (Universal.) President Coolidge gets a real "kick" out of the circus. It is his favorite amusement-He today made that admission to George R. Hayes, advance agent of a circus, who presented to him and Mrs. Coolidge a beautifully engraved invitation from the .500 performers to attend the circus opening here next month. He was told that the 500 performers are from every state and insular possession of the United States. ANNEXATION HEARING JUNE 2 A court order was handed down yesterday by Judge Thomas J. Ford, in Quarter Sessions Court, setting June 2 as the date for a hearing on the petition of Union township to become a part of Pittsburgh. The petition was presented by Harry J. Thomas, attorney for the annexationists, and sets forth that 5 per cent of the voters in the township signed, the original petition.

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