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Connellsville Daily Courier Newspaper Archive: December 26, 1928 - Page 1

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   Daily Courier, The (Newspaper) - December 26, 1928, Connellsville, Pennsylvania                               Jti dition P- 9 he entire plant of the refining com- pany. A dozen, flre companies fiom "surrounding and the city of Plttsburg fought the blaze for several hours before it was under control (Fifteen other fliernen -were injured fighting the flames and _scorea of oth era endangered by explosions of gaso line and oil The dead firemen are Adolph Son- oett, SO, and Joseph Do Terro, 44. both of Stowe township Both were volunteer flre fighters Death Stalks About Many Homes During Christmas Festival By United Press, "Violent death was an uninvited gueet nt scores ot Christmis ceiebra- tions in tho United at-os A United Press ourvey todaj re- vc-aled that trnlBc accidents fires fire- works and poison liquor took a heavy toll of human llfp "With some parts of tho countn stlU MORE THAN CHRISTMAS TREIS DISPOSED dF HERE Practically All Shipped Trom .England Mountains And. Cnnadn. EIGHT PAGES. Salvation Army Gives Oat 216 Baskets Among Needy People of Region FURNISH TURKEYS, TRIMMINGS FOR WHOLE HOSPITAL STATE SOON MAY SUPPLY THE NEED tota of violent tho country hat4 ENTERS HOMES UNDER CHARm PLEA, ROBS HIS BENEFACTORS be given a IB, ot Indian Head, hearing today before Alderman J B Wallace on a charge ot" larceny He "was arrested >estor- by Chiof of 'Polios G L Grubb "within half aa houi after thefts at adjoining- homes had been repoi ted C. K Buckley 110 No ih Thtr reported losing a J55 wris vra-cb on Monday evening Yestorda Mrs Elizabeth Hrabak leiortcd vanity case small sum of money taken from "her resldenci The chief ai reeled Miller, who ad mitted the robberies He said tha he sained entrance to the houses b and picked up the article Vhlle a lunch being prepared Police say the boy haa often slop in the police station, seeking aheltu there on cold nights unhe-ard from the- d-eaths reported in reached 170 at mid morning and ther-e- every ind'catlon the figure would 200 Fires were especially prevalent In the South where Christmas U cele- brated with firecrackers and toman candles like the Fourth of July In the North Poison llquoi deaths were confined meetly to the East where nliH> recorded in Now York Citj Traffl-c and hunting accidents were ge-neral In the countn Thr-ee skaters were drowned Massacl us-ettfc the nation-wide death toll classi- fied by causes Is followti Traffic, 102 jolbou 1 quoi 12 tiro and fireworks II hunll ig accidents Jrowninge ahootlngd aJid sulcldce A now ludtistry In Pe-nnayhaila Is growing to moot the Slates de nand for 1 oOO 000 ChrlstmaB trees annually Con lellsvlllo drew in a -verj limited at this supplj but tho to Scottdalo and is to riorson forestry Department seoii the time Tho "3a vanon Artm ihn of Santa Clans on n largr Mondav Two hundied ntxtoon has j tho largest number ever glvou out from headruarters here- 's cm distributed Families in and neubj Comicllsilllo rccolvwl 121 baskets wliiUs iho jomnindor wero distributed with iho enbrar Ing Scottdale Iron Bridge Ponusvllle and homoi- along tho Sprlnrllold nlko OJilopjlo Dunbni he- Li Incnrlnga and Hiook iiilo ThlrU two baskets wero sent The Khvnnls Club donated till kov and all tho trimmings to tho Connolli Iho Armv Blood ready lo aid I n "nrt on I) W nurses and were D-irh eontnlned n wt.s-. kujulll< mv jjarn eonrmned a gencroup only 15 -tears torents of pork loast ami othf- foodstuffs amplo the Stato will bo In a position to supply tho entire .emanc' Ihoic was an hem jeai, but all ol' them came from without tho "Vermont Mainq and Canad i car loads were ehippetl In ria com wlth two cars ordinal ih ro- bomo wero tiuckad from the VANDERBI1T W. C. T. U. AIDING CRIPPLED TOTS ______ Tno Woman s Christian Temper Fiiance Union of Vaoderbilt will meet a 7. the home of 1 he president, Mrs B Kobe) 15, Thursday evening 7 30 o'clock -S Christmas program be presented consisting songs rendingii and nuotatlons an- fe V nual exchauge- will be dispensed with the value of the exchange will be to the crippled children's (unil 
                            

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