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New Castle News (Newspaper) - December 19, 1922, New Castle, Pennsylvania BELL 22 ISO CITIZENS PHONE 22 Telephone Your to New Newsy Newspaper NEW No 105 NEW CASTLE PA TUESDAY DECEMBER 19 -26 PAGES Weather Forecast Fair and warmer probably local snows THREE CENTS A COPY IRISH EXECUTE 7 PRISONERS Prisoners Claim Powell Acted As Though Demented Several Inmates Describe tions Of Powell Slayer Of MRS BRUNEN RELATES DUEL WITH HUSBAND Knause Declares Daughter Of Brunen Sorrow For Mohr International News MOUNT HOLLY M J Dec gates of the at Trenton opened today to provide new actors in the grim drama being played in the county courthouse here Mayo serving a life sentence for the murder of a jitney driver testified Cor the defense in the trial of Mrs Dorts Brunen and her brother Harry C Mohr on a charge of murder in connection with the shooting to death last March of Honest John Brunen wealthy cus owner Mayo knew Charles M Powell confessed slayer of Brunen He said Powell talked like a maniac He would bark like a the convict declared and holler Don't bother me I'm on the bath He would not speak to me He just shook hands and said nothing Grover Duncan also in state's prison said he was in the jail here last May nnd Powell holler and yell Under Bath He would cry Hip Here I On Cantatas Feature Christmas Plans In Churches TRIES DEATH TO PUNISH HIMSEL AGED WOMAN BELIEVED SLAIN Mrs Catherine Barbel 31 Is Found Bead Lying In Pool of Blood International News BUTLER M DOC torn and her lace and body covered with blood the body ot Mis Catherine Burbel 51 yoara old was found face downward In a ley road here early today Police and the office in the investigation believe she was murdered She lived with band and children near her body was found Brakeman Is Killed By Fall Under Cars Joseph Boczar of South New Castle Borough Meets On Pennsylvania Joseph Boczar aged 20 years ot South New Castle Boro a brakeman on the Pennsylvania railroad died Monday evening at in tha nango Valley hospital as the result of injuries which he received when struck by a train near afternoon He was removed in ambulance to the hospital where he died a few hours later Deceased survived by his ents Mr and Mrs Jacob Boczar of South New Castle Boro two brothers John and Edward and two sisters Julia and Frances Funeral services will be held morning at nine o'clock from St Mary's Polish church Inter- ment in St Mary's cemetery Many Entertainments And Presentations Of Sacred Music Are Arranged Programs Are Outlined For Many Of Churches Of New Castle Cantata and of and recitations ivil combine with tho White Gift service in Ing the in churches ot this city The celebration be- Thursday of tills week when churches wil their programs and will con- tinno through to the now year The popular entertainment on Sunday will be tho cantata Children's programs including Santa and the Christmas tree will form an important part of the holiday celebration in the The following are some programs that will TJS Third United day evening 24 at o'clock the cantata In Bethlehem will be given under the direction of the choir leader David Lewis On Tuesday evening at a program will be presented by the Sunday school followed by the White Gift service Songs orchestral dialogue will with some 100 ren of the department taking part The committee in charge is Mrs S T Hoover Mrs G G Orr Mrs John O'Neil Mrs Clark Paulson and Mrs Mary Second United Friday December 29 a miscellaneous program and the White Gift service will be given in Presbyterian church About one dred children of the Sunday school will take part in the of songs recitations and dialogues C Is chair mac of the com- and being assisted by Mrs W J Mrs Roy A Long and Miss Esther Wagner Fourth Presbyterian Thursday On Two TAKEN Countryside Being Combed For Denver Queen Interrogated International News Service DENVER Col hundreds of police secret service men and private detectives combing the countryside within a- radius of 200 miles of Denver all night no j definite clues had been discovered early today by the four daring bandits who robbed a Federal Reserve bank I truck of in currency in j front of the Denver mint yesterday land fatally shot one guard and caped with one of their number wounded from a of bullets from scores of i rifles and revolvers In the hands of mint employes Hundreds of reports from surrounding country came to police headquarters that the bandits had been One was made and Eva Lewis former queen of a notorious bandit gang was Inter- viewed but with no results News Service CLEVELAND Dec Tumey 40 wuu -a lighted cigarette set lire to Loss ed at caused by another fire which a building in Market occupied by live com- mission houses Three thousand six hundred fowls were Incinerated America Has Not Acted Scotland Yd On ban Toward Europe Investigating Bomb Sir Auckland Geddes Transmits In- For Guidance of British Diplomats By M CHURCH LAUSANNE Dec Sir land Geddes In response to a cablegram from the British foreign office stated today that the United States has not taken any action ward granting a loan to Europe participation in the in Paris message sent to London by the British diplomat for the guidance of the British cabinet Ivor Davis Head Of Foreign Vets Elected At Annual Meeting At Legion Home Monday Evening Explosive Isi Discovered In Ash Oart On Buckingham Palace Grounds Arthur OTHER OFFICERS ALSO ELECTED Annual meeting of Harry L Bride Post No Veterans of For- eign Wars night in the Legion Home was one of the most enthusiastic election of officers and from the interest shown in selecting officers for the conning year the seems assured of a very active year The post selected Ivor Davis one of the city's well known and active young business miin as commander tor the year Mr Davis IB secretary and treasurer of Castle Feed and Coal company During the world war Mr Davis served with the Ammunition Train or Arrow Division and saw some very exciting and active service Hfl acted as supply geant His division was one of the first three to reach the Rhine He was in three major battles west and east of the Mouse Installation January 2 Davis has some important plans for consideration of the post which he will present at the meeting to be held on January 2nd the occasion of the installation of the new officers He hopes to have the post spend up and become one of tho most active veteran of the city It is hoped that National j der Robert G sheriff of On Two Prince Undergoes Successful Operation International News Service LONDON Dee George youngest son of King George and Queen Mary was successfully ed upon today for appendicitis BELIEVE BOMB HAD BEEN THROWN AWAY International News Service LONDON Dec may have been a plot to assassinate bers he British royal family was discovered today when a hand ade was found In the refuse of an ash cart that was being taken into the Buckingham Palace The bomb was turned over to land Yard for examination Later of- of the Metropolitan police said they did not believe that a plot ad against the Uves of King George and his family but that they were in- carefully It was pointed out that even if anarchists or others had designs oh the lives of the royal family they would be unlikely to by lodging a bomb in an ash cart which would get past the Ever since an attempt was made upon the life of Sir William head of the Metropolitan police with poisoned candy last month the police been in guarding the royal family The grenade it learned was covered with dirt and apparently had been discarded The police believe that it was dumped into the Sarah Bemhardt Must Quit Stage Collapses While Past Physicians Long Rest Imperative I Condemned Men 1 Tried By Secret Were Former Railway ers Arrested For wrecking Threats GIRL TAKEN WITH MEN NOT EXECUTED divorcee ever to come near him ASK REVOCATION Spinelli Verdict OF NEW CASTLE Not Yet Rendered HOTEL LICENSE International News Service Paris Dec Sarah Bemhardt world's most famous tress will never again appear upon the stage owing to ill-health it was announced today Madame collapsed from heart weakness while rehearsing yesterday and since then has been under the care ot two cians Dresses and The physicians issued a bulletin at noon The crisis is happily past but rest is imperative Madame Bemhardt must give-up the stage and rest for a long period DEATH RECORD I Case On Application Is Set For Saturday By Judge Emery In a petition presented to Judge S Plummer Emery this morning Dis- Lawrence oran the license of Joe Shelenk proprietor ot the New tle hotel be revoked In the petition the district ney sets out that Shelenk received a license from the Lawrence county court on March 21 1922 permitting him to sell beverages of less than one-half of 1 per cent alcoholic con- Ke charges that during the past four months Shelenk had ted the Woner act and had sold in- liquors The time set for the hearing in the case is Saturday morning December 23 Went Xo Defense Offers Testimony At Little liy Stiff DUBLIN Dec Republican irregular ers were executed at Mount Joy prison this morning by tho Irish Free State The men executed for- mer railway workers They were arrested near Kildare a fortnight ago for tearing up rails and threatening to wreck I j The condemned men were tried by I secret just as the other irregulars had been tried who were 1 previously executed The charge against them was that they j had in their possession weapons for I purpose of rebellion and against the law of the Free State Some of C Continued On State Police Hunt For Bam Burners death of Weir retired at noon Seven More Barns Philadelphia The jury in the case against Joel Spinelli charged with as a result of the to consider a verdict not been made as to Report had the verdict when court convened this afternoon Apparently Thomas W Dickey j attorney for the defendant felt the case was not well founded for c i Shelenk was tried on Friday and appeared Saturday of last week for selling liquors the jury re- turned a verdict of not guilty and directed that the the costs The verdict so incensed Judge Emery International Service PHILADELPHIA Deo more barns burned in ten hours last before opening his side he asked that and early today in the rious campaign of incendiarism in ol Montgomery and Chester counties the i sent 300 state voluntary manslaughter This the sid Ior judge did the charge an i thirty-eight barns voluntary manslaughter Jn with a Only Witness Qv totaling more than Spinelli was the only witness who the judge withdraw from the jury th first count in the indictment that of the defense He ad- that he rebuked the jurors The barns burned last night and were those of the Gulph Mills near Conshohocken the of where Weir fell tfn the 01 Chester State Normal school 20 but stated that he did j junction not see Weir fall and denied West that he had pushed him His and h home for men t 1 ed for the were tho to having been in the vicinity nea re Weir the night of Chester i n 11 udge that ne naa and st home for men rs testimony occupied but 30 minutes The loss from those fires Mrs Mary Shelenk wife the defense rested Attorney -s Shelenk be tried this week a similar charge it II LI Dickey 15 minutes Earthquake Shocks Felt In Montana At Conshohocken shots were ex- changed between the incendiaries and pursuers The arsonists were two white men and a negro who fled in 1 Rhodes inai a The white men held 1 ference to the condition of W eir after attaches of i cull a that was not j plea to the jury In his plea to the jury lor the commonwealth Attorney James I Rhodes argued that s International News Service HELENA Mont Dec earthquake shocks were felt in Great Palls and Missoula Mont late last night to reports here day No damage was done the golf club was from behind a bunker till the chauffer got the car into gumy lion for inasmuch as he had pushed eir he had fallen and death had resulted The case started Monday morning December IS and finished today at noon Joseph Boczar 38 South New Castle boro Harry Dennis 5 Stanton I Marriage Licenses Wm S New Castle I Elizabeth New Castle Ralph Castle i Roselee Gallagher Castle Henry A Katherine C Gallagher Toronto O Leo G Castle Carrie Pilsudski Controls Polish Situation sudski former chief of the Polish State is in complete control ot the situation in Poland as dictator the British foreign office was advised j called His Two Bail Bonds Are Forfeited Two bonds forfeited this morning in court before Judge S Emery The first was that of Mary charged with selling liquor Mrs bail jn the amount of As she did not appear the bail is ed Charles 3 Rose charged with em- did not when bond of is for- Local Men Recall Christmas Gifts Of Their Youth Snapshots At News T tried to think of every one whom J should fend a card bought u of tinseled things by the yard all cards to you tn ter the whole me plenty cash ten cents 11 piece nd batter yet I know or think I do no ter I'll up mom and think of I've I should have Unt display hut forget 1 eel I will it's What did you Those are the days of abundance when n great persons are so accustomed their every wish gratified that it Is almost im- possible to realize that only a few years ago the boys and girls ed but few presents thet there only a few kinds of candy and toys made and that money waa scarce and therefore it was the custom to do without Several men and others of our citizens have Informed The News man when he was ing to them what of the things wore that they received for mas when they were boys or some relating to the time then comee to good boys and Here we Ed the vania lines employe nays of the best toys he ever received was a jumping Jack W A Stone freight agent P L E R R thought the pulse ers he received long ago was the best ever K TJ the Walnut grocer with pleasure the sled ho got on in the ago O r Brown liked anything that would run and a he hud the time of his life steam engine that came his way on Christmas C T thought a whole lot of e lead toy bird that could be used for a whistle 8 A Mayors lived on and made his own Christmas sled Frank Espy the village blacksmith ironed it and Smithy says it would run like the wind Thomas I Dodds retired employe of the tin mill says that he always hung up stockings for candy and can remember getting a scarf about one yard long to wrap about his back In the clays when they were stylish R M Hairier In Santa Glaus and got a new sled Alva Li city controller wayg looked for Santa Glaus to come down the big wood fire place He ally got somo and candy but not enough to make him sick He re- You may have the all Its applause Ivit give mo the childish faith In 8 8 blacksmith on Grove street guys he spent his young on a farm near North They aid have a tree on doughnuts and candy which his mother baked up a lot of father for the doughnuts and pies and his brought home some candy family R X of the National Bank of Lawrence county can recall getting a He took it outside Into the frosty air and knocked the head ou the very first lick he gave it with the drum sticks D G Ramsey Bald his mother ways prepared an extra feed on and they thought the were- just fine George mail carrier There were six children In our ily and we all hung up our stockings on Christmas eve One Christmas morning when we were ali busy examining the things Santa Claus tad left us father Just took his stocking which was filled with good things It up on nail high up near the colling We ate ours then started in on nig through a little hole in the toe which became and larger until the stocking was empty 3 Doan and hie brother were rained out They never failed to hang up their stockings and tickled with the rolled out next morning Wallace J Ewing could hardly contain himself when he got a tin fife on Christmas morning Dr G W Hunt of Croton avenue got an hobby horse and wonders to this day how old Santa Claus got it down the chimney E E Seavy found a pair of new wool stockings knit by his mother hung up his old ones and oh they wore filled plumb full of candy and nuts Charlie Shaffer at the P L E freight station was in to clear when he rubbed his eyes open on morning and found that hia stocking was filled with good things a little ABC book ing out top Some Cunningham the Lumber man had the timo of hia life with one ot them devils in the box Jusi push the latch the Hd would open and up would jump old Mary Ann witu a loud It was a scarey thing but wore out too soon J H Carroll agent Erie R had to play Santa for the younger dren in the home owing to the father being severely injured He gave the lu me fires to start then they are warm and now W A reached the when Santa Claus him that tia horse on wheels that he could move about with a string Mike Morrissey conductor on the Pennsylvania lines got a new sled j He to the top of Rocky Spring Hill at New Galilee where the family lived at that time and coasted down about two miles Those were the days when boys had the choice of hills on which to coast J B was pleased to jumping up nnd down point when his Aunt Mary Mayne presented him ou Christmas with a pair of red and drab mittens about an inch thick that she had knit R H McCann was visited by old Santa in that same characteristic manner of his regular secret stuff and tho find next morning was a pair or red boots with copper t OS The tops were embellished with the picture of a very wild Sect Paisley and his brother Andy the Pennsylvania veteran never ed to their stockings and On W H West wanted at ingion O on a charge of funds from sii American Legion post after putting on a benefit ance was arrested yesterday at polis O Seven stills on one farm were- discovered by federal near Short W Va The stills had a daily of between and SO William Johnson negro was to O years in the penitentiary for the killing of Mendall Stein a Freedom Pa merchant He was convicted at Beaver last week Baldwin Hour mill one of the marks oV was burned tho ground yesterday causing a loss of Spontaneous combust Richard 1 Castle SO years old timekeeper shot and killed himse in a house at O last night Jfo cause is known for the act Over live teachers are in at the Butler county institute is in session at this week of Clarion is on at this week on a charge of His auto struck a ridden by bert who was killed
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