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Monessen Daily Independent, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1928, Monessen, Pennsylvania clouding warmer tonight Tuesday probable showers with rising temperature ESSEN DAItY INDEPENDENT VOLUME 25 NO 49 MONESSEN PA MONDAY EVENING APRIL 2 1928 TWO CENTS PER COPY EAGLES NEW HOME Voters May Register Here On Wednesday i Citizens of who are not cast ballots for the majority of the now registered to vote at the coming of the party in which primary election will have their only j desire to enroll A person who Opportunity to register Wednesday changes party affixation if 4th jed can be required to make affidavit Voters who were registered for he or she voted for a majority primary or general election of the candidates cf the before fall and who have not changed given a ballot at the primary address since need not To bo eligible to register the per Their registrations for last fall are son must be a citizen of the United valid for the primary on April 24th j States a resident of the State for a The special registration day and a resident of the election is for the benefit of the i precinct continuously since February lowing classes of 24 They must be at least 21 Years I Those whose residence had not age to register unless their established long enough last year to twenty-first birthday comes not later permit them to register on one of than April 25 in that case can i three registration days last fall register on age Those who could have registered Women will probably be relieved to last fall but did not know they will not be required to Those who registered last fall but j state their correct age unless they have since moved into another election wish to register on age A precinct that the voter is 21 years of Those who desire to change their age and upwards is held by law to be party affiliations by registering in a sufficient party different from that in which i Persons 22 years or older at time registered last fall registering must present a receipt All registrants Wednesday will for State or county taxes paid within to register in the voting years registering on iion in which they now live age can register without a tax re- lations must be in person at the wiling place of the precinct j Registrars will be on duty at There will be no point in ing places to register residents of ng if the prospective voter does not their precincts Wednesday from 7 to a party preference The 9 a m from 11 a m to 2 p m and nary is an election within a party from 4 to 10 p m ind the ballot will not be given a The registration day does not who fe not registered in the feet residents of boroughs or larty Any person registering ships In those municipal as an independent will not be i sions the last opportunity for to vote at the primary election dents to enroll for the primary was Persons desiring to change February 22 The registration day filiations can do so if at the last i Wednesday is only for residents of lection at which they voted they i third class cities FRATERNAL HOME SWEPT NG BLAZE ORIGIN Fire Fighters From Three Hours To Subdue Stubborn Blaze 1 Police Court M G Kimbrough colored was be- j LOST In the Limelight through the smoke and saved the ords of the lodge and was overcome by smoke He was given medical at- tention by the fire department cian and was removed to his home Several of the firemen who had ventured into thc building had a narrow escape from death when arge safe of the Knights of Pythias Bandits Make Good Haul In Holdup By United Press Pittsburgh Pa April Three armed with held up and robbed bank messengers here day of more than Tho ey belonged to the Ward Co Henry Walker negro and Edwin LoGoulion messengers of the lin Savings Co were en- roulo from the baking company at fist street rind Liberty avenue to the at street and Penn avenue the robbery occurred manager of the biking com- pany said the messengers had about in cash arid the remainder in indorsed checks Tho messengers carried the money in handbag They left the office of I he baking company and were ing towards Penti avenue In street an automobile drew up to the curb and the three men jumped out They relieved Walker and lon of their guns and seized the bag containing the money They leaped back into the automobile and were driven away by a fourth man of he Ward Co witnessed the holdup They one of the three men wors a mauk They said the holdup was carried nut KO quickly they were unable to inter- fere Police were furnished with good descriptions of the bandits The money and checks represented the receipts of the baking Company plant over the week end Fatal Quake Taking Evidence By United Press London April According to the deposition taken D- C Stephenson Ku Klux ions were killed and MH injured when I head now serving a life sentence for an earthquake damaged Smyrna of Madge Oberholtzer according to a Constantinople Dispatch to the Daily Telegraph fell through the floor floor to the second s f Cms morning but j Fire discovered at Sunday caused The origin of the lire is unknown jt evidently started in tfic caused damage estimated room and is believed to have Mrs Gray to the Order of Eagles Home at Eighth thrown of and practically ruined the handsome new structure were fighting the i vras returned to jail and recently named in a criminal which was considered one of the finest fraternal buildings in i flames a call was received from a serious nature will be brought ln Detroit Michigan and in Western Pennsylvania City asking the i i ainst him Buffalo New York has leaped once Mike of 505 street more lto thc limelight with the filing with being drunk and dis- of a divorce petition in the common derly was assessed a fine of courts of Westmoreland county s was presented to o'clock Charles D Copeland by with operating a motor Shaner retained by the hide while under the influence of i Williams family Judge Copeland id costs His wife appeared today m Emmett Lane of Uniontown Thc petition and also driving without an license will be given a tonight awarded a subpoena upon Jess Gray husband of the libellant The divorce petition contains no Police raided an alleged other than accusing the ace at 218 Ninth street at j respondent Gray of cruel and mday night and arrested the treatment and with indignities an Manns The couple were married in Gree an Steve Manos and four visitors anos forfeited while each of D four visitors forfeited Thomas Vlasich of 1221 Highland enue charged with being drunk and paid a fine of and sts He was charged with fighting Good Meeting burg September 21 1020 which is a short time after Miss Williams had been adjudged Miss Pittsburgh and had taken part beauty pageant 1927 although no date ncr month is named Her present home is with her fire was discovered by local patrolmen who were me to fighting a an early morning raid They gave the alarm and 1 1 April joke on them Thc Fayette firemen when they learned that mi t was fighting a bad fire re- The firemen who were inside the turned with the department to this city to oiler their aid During the fire thc The to make firemen on responding found a small blaze burning in the rest room on the main floor of the building They were had perpetrated an chemicals and seemingly had the blazs under control when terrific explosion was heard and the entire third floor of the i ing burst into flames ing rushed to safety and then attached several streams of water playing on the building from various angles Despite their forts the flames which had evidently eaten their wav to the rafters distributed gloves burned fiercely and within an hour the interior of the building presented the appearance of a roaring furnace Fearful that the j of the firefighters and huge cans of flames be carried to the large wholesale warehouse of the hot coffee were made by Mrs George erected in um at fuu naf local the J as well as buildings street culh Mrs James and sent to and Donora for assistance The in Atlantic City i firemen responded at once and were soon assisting in pouring L cost of and was furnished They separated in thousands of gallons of into the burning building at a cost of while the plot valued at The firemen had finding room with its expensive furniture was carried on the brother-in-law Harold McCutcheon j the scat of thc flames as they would i totally destroyed as was the dining Westmoreland cr t fin room and the ladies retiring The Eagles however arc not thc It was learned however this room I he grille room in thc organization to suffer a loss as ing that the libellant is prepared onc would and the auditorium on the lodges met there and their furnish of particulars j at another It was impossible floor were but slightly damaged j paraphernalia was destroyed These of John S Duvall had inspiring meeting at i weekly luncheon last Thursday nature led charges of a sensational work from thc roof and the danger by fire but suffered heavily from included the Knights Mal- the divorce be the upper floor falling in at an the burning furniture and Dames of Malta Eastern Star prevented them from entering the from the upper floor Auxiliary of the Moose Miss Pittsburgh or Miss structure Water was poured from 10 When the fire was discovered Gus j Trustees of the Eagles who were e thf won when into every available window but janitor and George Cooper j interviewed this morning could not privileged child and Mr Duvall captured that title among a large jt was that the local a trustee were in the grille but definitely what action be enod the subject with a plea for field of fair in the summer department finally the scene with i did not realize the building was on i taken towards rebuilding but it is -in a 101 j f n At- effort along this line on of 1926 That fall she went to At- pan of club City participating m the beauty Rev Trimmer of the M E church pageant She also appeared in many with a stirring address section of the States after- the flame question taking wards his theme The city shall be full i Of late the young woman has been boys and girls playing in the the subject of widespread publicity boy is worth just following the arrest of Boyce at we make Noble sons are ham in Detroit where he had taken preater a large Gray or Miss Williams there be any boy problem it is Graham it had been alleged had a problem cf insufficient promoting beauty contests and and poor environment introduced Miss Williams under was furnished by name always managing S Bella Bornstein who contributed her the winner of the con- h several vocal numbers which t Other charges of a more re very well were made against ham growing out of the alleged ing of girls from their homes in the beauty contests In Buffalo N Y also the charges were preferred Burned Press n were burned me seriously fUp alleged transactions j i i i against both Graham and Miss liams but they were later dismissed against the young woman after it found she had no knowledge of e has lived in Trafford for years when an caught fire at standard Tank Co plant at nv 0 near here Sc in Lhc spray was a school teacher before winning beauty prize coming there from Vior birthplace She only the four walls left standing and fire until notified by with thc entire third floor and a covered the mass of ruins The beautiful lodge Cooper rushed to police who thought that thc structure would i again be occupied as a fraternal home the third floor I for the local lodge day The village of was id while Aidin Tire miche were damaged to some ex- cnts earthquake was felt in all localities imports said By United Press Constantinople April Relief today aided many victims of he earthquake that damaged a great of Smyrna Saturday advices Toni there said Twenty persons were known to be dead while 59 were injured seriously Ninety per cent of the houses in the area were damaged and were disrupted Red cross stations were selt up throughout the city aid those re- Injuries from the earth dis- When the shocks struck the city Saturday the population was ed They from their homes and many recalling groat disasters that have overtaken Smyrna heretofore fled from the town upon the cider of Judge II S Thompson of the United States Dis- Court of Pennsylvania thc Klan was institution inspired by hate Allegations that ings at stoke and lynchings ing cf Catholic churches of public officials and countless other crimes were committed and ed by the Klan arc contained in a formal deposition given by under the order of Judge W H S Thompson Tt is the first and the real un- marking of the Ku Klux Klan said officials who thc tion testimony was in his at thc Indiana State pri under the direction of Attorney Van C of Pittsburgh counsel in a suit which aska a al court to jgr draining to jg oji Young Boy Dead Albert Abraham 10 year oW son of Mr and Mrs George Abraham of SchOonmaker avenue died at -ast night at the family home following a lingering illness the parents is survived by two brothers Michael and John and two sisters Elizabeth and tha Funeral services will be held afternoon at 2 o'clock at the tics in the state pf the ground that n is a Originally a suit begun by Klan against five rebellious members These members filed counter claims mid to support them the deposition taken Leading the I Klan rebels is the Rov John I of Pa who is J declared to be acting without any j of reward i When the to bleak men to its will it bioke them with trumped up evidence Stephenson de- clared A harem of women was and in efforts to trap men who opposed the Klan rule the witness asserted A member of the United States Senate Simeon D of Ohio one whose rum was plotted without avail said While certain matters ih the dealing specifically with the and political crimes charged interment tury in the Grand view Sisters Suicide By United Ind Press April 2 caw is I trial before Judge Thomson f Wild Goats Shy Believed Suicide Instantly Kr li will likely prove a costly pastime for anv man who gunning for By United Press Hy Sharon Pa April Henry Pittsburgh April girls sisters who had been able in life entered into a pact here rather than face Lho shame of one who was to i mother Yesterday the day she was have become the wife of John Eskew j 26 the body of Either Hoover Seep 89 nationally known oil was recovered from a mill sluice at his home here last night river j Seep had been ill since A few hours before the body of if or several days before his death he Operator Dead By United Press Titusville Pa April Hoover 18 who was engaged to Richard Efkew 22 John's brother had been taken from the mill The two girls disappeared had been unconscious Death was due to a complication of diseases brought on age physicians i said They were ast seen j He was chairman of the board of that running hand in hand of the South Penn Oil ward thc mill sluice pany and and head of the Coroner M B conducted the wild goat herd roaming ths Schmidt 57 veteran of the Sharon Una of Kankin was er hill for the goats and police force was found dead on at the Hank in the B elusive as they may be are early today He had died railroad today when she body's property a bullet wound in his head When a miner formerly residing Authorities believe Schmidt in the natch moved away mitted suicide Mr and Mrs tally stopped in front of a passenger train MI-K several years ago j Fees who heard the sound of a pistol f stepped from behind two goats from the herd ran to the door of their home which was leaving the has sprung he sold the j to see Schmidt fire a second shot i directly i of the ed to J his brain they re- train A m fit M U iv i Li AJ T T t V OU ed to J which his brain ton outside foreman at Mongah thf Gordione witnesses said she west bound the station east bound mini Henderson obtained permission from the Pittsburgh Coal company allow his animal charges to j on the company property the mals and their offspring have amod the hillsides at will beneath overhanging rocks above the MEET TONIGHT HI members of the Fraternal 492 are an important meeting at this at the office of and Skirpan Warden Dead By United i ported to thc police authorities found Schmidt's pistol was gripped in and two shots had been it A post mortem examination will eld the coroner said Schmidt who ad been a member of the police they have become and and five children His la not be approached by anyone but j could give no motive for suicide Jumper Killed i nf that Sena was to have become aJ mother 1 month There 1 no marks of violence on cither body i Both drowned Coroner Stewart said J Thc brothers ware the girls disappeared from their I rooming house and were Joseph Seep Oil Purchasing Agency Meanest Man Syrian church on Ninth with withheld j court action on the I portions of the rondo r j showed contention j of the Klan he himself for sa I time Thc witness thc set for n By United Press York A pri continuously until the bodies were found They were to be released authorities having been convinced the i sisters died in a suicide pact I one Edward told police he and Senal Qri t dred jobless mon having at the Salvation Army j tel hat was passed around to planned to marry within a few months He knew nothing of her condition he said and said he v's not the father of Sena's unborn child According to the Hoover girls'! mail seized tlie jt By United Press Cal Aprii Stub Campbell I smdlady Either knew of jumner plunged feet i kid condition until to death at Field here day whon thc landlady said she over- Quarrel Over Cards i Pittsburgh Pa Lewis Vo n April Edward i ikp There are eight goats in the herd A year or more ago one tiie herd was shot but two A lawsuit resulted and it cost haulers in fines and costs Child Scalded when I broke whil of bis parachute he was making a jump among the to meet tonight at the home of Mrs avenue from that time the goats have of the He retired from the position 5 years By United Press Johnstown Pa who had gathered at 1 witness air if which were to to St Francis Dam Clover j Eardo 5 died in a hospital here Henderson now engaged in day from burns received when he dismantling work at Mongah still i fell into a tub of scalding water at manages to keep R watchful eye over j his home near here His entire he sufferers of Michael i break jmd flond The that failed Campbell was onc of his own design and similar to ones he had used in ning the tit's at thc Spokane races last year By United Press j New York April 2 Taber Sena Esther i drew a straight in a ten-cent poker Frank Hoover father of the girls j His wife got a full house was grief stricken j Ten minutes later Taber Esther was always a mother to j the window and was killed after they he A year ago quarrelled ovci the hand wanted to leave tho farm and KO to I Logansport to work I wouldn't her KG alone and so Esther said she would go with her I suppose when Sena could see no way out of her and to idie Esther determined to go with hen K OF P NOTICE to the fire at the Eagles home in which was destroyed will the Knights of Pythias until further notice John C
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