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Monessen Daily Independent, The (Newspaper) - January 5, 1922, Monessen, Pennsylvania tonight and Friday Colder and wave DAILY INDEPENDENT VOLUME 20 NO 177 MONESSEN PA THURSDAY EVENING JANUARY 5th 1922 TWO CENTS PER COPY Resumption of Mills Announced Council With Finances SEVENTEEN YEAR DENIES HAVING SHOT HUSBAND Council Will Ask Creditors To Be Patient Resolutions You Started January 1 city council held an j ed: meeting this and transacted After the reading of the minutes council the matter of immediate in order i to meet emergency bills Mr Mene-: fee reported that he had two men from his payroll in tha col- j of the garbage in order to cut down expanses Watkins re- ported that the services of the stable man for the police was no longer necessary anci all employees i whose services will be paid off Saturday It was brought out that warrants had been drawn in payment of more than worth of on December Dth and that the ough finances would not warrant payment of same The warrants were held on account of no funds A i resolution was passed authorizing i clerk to notify the depository not i any warrants that were the borough affairs of the had been wound up and that the I funds now belonged to tbs city The of accounts j and finances reported a balance general fond in roll would leave balance of The sinking fund found to be and motion was authorizing the clerk draw this amount from the general fund to replace the sinking fund A motion was made that the cil make immediate arrangements to provide an office in the city building for the treasurer and that the work be done by the director of parks and public property A motion was made that the superintendent of counts arrange for an audit of the accounts by an expert firm The clerk was authorized to communicate with all banks holding notes against the and ask for a brief extension of credit on the in- terest due on the notes assuring them that hasty provisions would be made to meet the obligations Bills for of interest as of January 1st ivere presented A number of applications for tions were read S W Lauze plied for street commissioner J J Stevenson for the position H E M Steiner wants to be building inspector W R Austin overseer S T health applications were to of departments where the applicants desire to wojk Council until 1A Saturday morning 10 New Chief Discharge Justified incidents and some exciting moments attended the of the new council of i when the new body met for organization as vided lew I The hew having been inducted into office met for tion the Burgess D R Duvall siding as provided by law At point motion prevailed that Brand Frye Dates Wall j Van Voorhis be recognized as members of the council of the j cugh of Charleroi This matter i fag been disposed of Mr Van his moved that council proceed to election to fill vacancy caused bv the fact that D R Duvall had been and sworn in as Mr Wall the motion and at this the storm broke srs frye and Repman made but apparently t f ho avail Seeing their tions not prevail the members arose from their seats and left the After tt three members had ieft Burgess Duvall put the and on a call the roil Messrs Brand Van Voorhis Wall and Burgess vall voted in favor of it three j bers Messrs Frye Gates and man b I ig marked as absent the rote Standing four yeas and three absent Mr Van then nominated George S to fill the cancy caused by the resignation of Mr Davall The motion was j ed by Mr and on a call of the i Messrs Brand Van Wall and Burgess Duvall voted in favor of motion while Frye Gates and Repman were ed as absent Sixteen applications for h of and police were before tie new county that of Chief of Police C W Albright who was several months ago the oH On a vote being taker were elected the of the C W Thomas Edward A swon jn by Reeled Mr the Morder Banker By United Jan 5 of Staif Bank Were by fife luusk whr with a Press New N J- 3 ty today of manSer is Two cases of railroad employes dismissed from the service because of absenting themselves from their work without permission were held by the Railroad Labor Board which met in session at Chicago yesterday In A C a residing in anr employed by the Pittsburgh Erie railroad at the Newell yard wai dismissed because he to lunch without first securing the mission of his conductor read that the work of the was delayed and the board found that Mr absence was not Mill Will Resume on Monday A welcome announcement wits the local plants will this that the plant of th i resume operations Pittsburgh will start j The American Sheet Tin Plate resumption on Monday after Is now working at greater been closed down since at any since before the the Christmas war the greatest number uf The departments to resume mills to be in operation within the morning include No 2 rod mill No 2 last four years and hundreds of YOUTHFUL BRIDE OF FOUR MONTHS DENIES SHE SHOT HER HUSBAND Crow Pittsburgh Pa Jan i States Senator William E Crow has no intention of resigning and he will be a candidate for the fall term May primary Dr A E Crow the sick Senator's toid the United Press today Tron can make that as strong as voa he Senator Crow's condition has been greatly exaggerated Dr Crow said Senstor Crow is not ill but is simply broken in health i froni He hasn't had a vacation in five years he is j fering from nervous exhaustion At the Mercy hospital today staff tors reported thai Senator Craw hail spent a good night and had Thc brother is in daily attendance Penrose Boned Jan services for the late PenroSe held at S o'clock this at with members of the immediate Thc very aud Jhc family n acre Dr Charles S Mrs the nis morning il was private in wilb funeral not kept the in the bat to carry oat of Jbe lair Senator wass rot So that one associated her with the school room and not with tba sared characters with she is locked in the woman's section of the county Annie Pushkoch Sproon a bride of four months ed wistfully between the iion in the jail tower yesterday Annie will 17 years old on the 12th day of this month She is in jail charged with the shooting of her hosband Frank an Italian 26 years old of The crime is alleged to have been committed Saturday night shortly after the shots ushering in new year woke the town and set it to celebrating Sproon is a tient in the pital with a bullet through his right lung and another through his right arm He his wife fired the shots which took effect in his body The bride was arrested day and lodged in the jail to await the outcome vf the wounds There with childish face pressed close against the bars girl wife told her version of the with the statement 1 like 1 always But if he af I guess I won't have thing more to with him the young wife any or part in the She a straightforward story and bat against the she Mrs Sproon says the a way to th agf live can 2 of They're gone I to a in th J heard flight i ever crime of she is accused Her father a helpless paralytic insists that the eirl is accused But in the hospital where his wounds first considered serious the girl's husband insists that his wife fired the shots that laid him low Mrs story of the of Saturday night is clear will connected and stern Uie stamp of sincerity about it She says that she and her returned home her mother's house in which she housekeeping apartments about o'clock evening alter attending a in Belle On the home stopped in a store and i bought some grapes The girl says on sat down in a to eat of the grapes then took stairs for her that she in ind not want the fruit so gave the crapes her father two to Steve a who together in her kitchen Mrs Sproon she then ed to her kitchen said that mother wlv had left carne up that that the say of The from JIP a seit cane December 22 EAGLES ACT who Ja in at the at for pan her show fT it the a- you yo shoe I WAS so polity When I p he wis hvt 1 h-T I is d art Mr mill fart of titmal men have been the fielf merit the plant two wir and the mill will give em- ployment to n large number of m who have been idle two weeks The outlook in lie steel ket is brighter at any in the months and it is likely i other are on a that within the next weeks other percentage Steel products plant at A Ten port is closed down but the tal plant is working as usual which about one-third capacity while all Seriously Injured Game Tomorrow William aged 47 em- ployed in the Sampson mine across tht river from this city was ted to the Memorial hospital in City yesterday suffering from a fractured skull and broken back The injuries were received yesterday when he was caught un- a fall of slate and dirt while at work in the Tho injured man the father of Kern who was while serving with the can Expeditionary Forces in Franco her night clothes just she had cowe down to her mother's en and saw her husband lying on the steps She said she was cold and went back into the house ing one of the men to the next door neighbor's to summon help By that time she said the two men next door and wives had come in Next the girl says she her out her by that time the wounded man in Then I sat down beside his bed and put my hand continued the little giri wife and Frank Oh they've me Later the ssys her husband charged her the shooting while Dr vas dressing his The asked him huw he his wife had it and thut it and r ran a to her statement tha she made when confronted with her husband's re- charge that was his fie tn who was h- -y hired a min at arid that to in- in- Good Attendance r t h s Anniversary The Foster House scene much lust evening when Mr ami Mrs son entertained a of in honor of the twentieth ary of their marriage One hundred guests present aim the time Was in music lancing and cards Miss Virginia the assemblage with eral classic dances honor gu-jsts were the recipients of many beautiful snd rostly presents The three sons of Mr and Mrs son Charles were present at tiie their parents in guests At midnight by all and late hour when the guests wended their way homeward after voting the genial host many thanks for the delightful evening wishing them many of happiness together ami receiving a it was a Arrest PHI ice yesterday started a against earn with tei-n several from this city and the from Donora an i City Ths continue their ali who ran at a of The tocal High school basket was out stiff minute last night in aration far the hard game with High Friday eral contest to be the of the seagim Several of the team were given a chance to on first team and who hss putting up such a game fight for a regular berth on the team played center on the first loom for the of the P did some fine work His passing was ami in addition he caged two long shots is developing idly nnd when he pets a little more experience may prove the best man the center was tha star on the ond team five goals He not yet eligible the since ed length of However Coach is him careful at- tention believing that be will be a great aid to the team as soon as he is eligible to 13 another lad who has been showing up But for his Janavitz would probably be seen in a uniform He is fast and one of the smartest players n the squad The lineup for Friday's game is still uncertain The batik for positions is being waged so and en such even tennis no permanent choice has betn made for It certain that if any to start game fails to play up to expectation he wilt be Removed the and san substituted in his The preliminary game between the High girts and the Mon High girls will begin at sharp and the boys game at No will be in- in but the work consist in signal drill and shooting practice Fail to Appear at a connection the thf rocking main at Webster JH Saturday at midnight in which Birthday Party an i I was -n M m were placed arrest by aul of State for at lh office nl J Thc prisoners had tint f for a p f the Paul the Fire i 1 Ka- v over a i A r pji TN pin 1 r v Tin in M K A
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