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   Connellsville Daily Courier (Newspaper) - April 22, 1935, Connellsville, Pennsylvania                               Last Editi tion P 9 rice The Best Advertising Medium in the Yough Region. VOL. as, NO. 137.. Cour er. Founded July 17. 1879. Founded November 10, CONNELLSVILLB, PA., .MONDAY EVENING, APRIL 22, 1933. TEN PAGES. PERISH IN KOZIAR REFUSED NEW TRIAL, IS SENTENCED TO DEATH IN CHAIR Tcnalty Imposed by .7udcre S. John Jtorrow, With Ap- prarnl of Ai- Brazil's "II Duce" COUNSEL TO ASK FOR SANITY TEST Special to Tha Courier. UXIONTOWN. April face white but his gaze fixed steadily on the court before him until the fatal ords of death were pro- nounced, John William Koziar, slayer of Samson Rosenshem, this morning heard himself condemned to die in the electric chair. The death sent- ence pronounced immediately after Judge S. John Morrow an- nounced that he and other members of the court had reviewed the reasons advanced for a new trial and had satisfied themselves that such reasons were not sufficient to upset the jury verdict. Only one slender thread and hope now between the phantom slayer and ro'iber of the Klondyke and the electric chair. "We will present a petition to the "board ot pardons asking for ap- of a committee ot alienists to examine Koziar's eaaity." Attorney Arthur L. Byrne announced alter Koziar had "been led "back across the bridge ot sighs. "I and my colleague. Attorney Joseph Baer. are still of the opinion that is mentally unsound and that the death chair verdict was too severe for the defendant." Tn M? fina1 appeal to the jury. It will Byrne asked for a life in praiinruent sentence. The ap- peal t" the pardon board for alienists to examine Koaiar will follow the prece' in the Bobby Edwards case, be "American tragedy" slayer, also asked for examination by to determine hfe mentality, Kozar's sentence came with, un- iff ness and left a court- room-full of jurists called to try civil j cases stunned. Apparently the slay-i er's nerves were steeled for the oc-' casJon by h3e counsel, who could "be seen talking qnietly to Koziar "before Judsre Morrow handed down the de- vision. After Judge Morrow's an- that the new trial plea had teen refused, he said he was ready to pass sentence. "Jo'm TVilllam Koziar, come to thai "bar." declared District Attorney Wade- K. "H. ve yoTi anything to eay before pionounce asked Judge Morrow. "No came the reply. "And now April 22. 1935, the sen- tenct of tSc law is that you, John! be taken hence by the sheriff i of county to the jail ot that i county from whence- you came and then from thence in due course to the Penitentiary in Center coun- ty. Pennsylvania, and that there you suffer death during the- week fixed bj tho Governor of the Commonwealth in tl.e "building erected for the pur- pose en the land owned by the Com- monwealth euch punishment beinjc inflicted by either the warden or de- puty warden or by feuch person a-s the warden shall designate "by caus- ing io pass through your body a cur- rent of electricity of intensity suf- ficient to cause death and the applica- tion of such current "be continued un- til you are dead." eyee dropped and he took m long breath. He was led away to the county jail. COUNTY RELIEF QUIZ DEMANDED BY TAXPAYERS Seek to Lenrn fl'Jiy "Wealthy5 Get Kefter I'ayfng -folis, Seedy Denied Any Work. SALES TAX ADVOCATED Miss Davey Is Queen Special to The Courier. Apul into tlie Fayette county relief j j situation in an eftort to determine' why the more well-to-do hold the better paying jobs in the administra- tion and the needy fail to get any jobs at all was advocated Saturday afternoon at a meeting of Fayette county taxpayers m the .-iitditoritim of the County Bnilding. j The assemblage took up the TelieTj j problem which was di-'cussed gen-1 erally. It was also ursed that the i administration investigate the "chis- j eleis" The meeting also Bought to learn why relief Workers are brought into tho county from other sections while nee-dy at home fail to EARLE, SENATORS RESUME RELIEF PARLEYS TODAY Anticipated Oter 1'rojio- sal to 'if at or f'unil In Oliliirntion. 17TH WEEK WILL BEGIN TONIGHT ;etTOrl-. Ttie relief mutter brought up HATEY For tjje fiist lime in tne history of Ohio State Univerhitr, the Uanshu-r of an Ohio governor hab hern chosrti "queen" of the inlei-fraternity danco. SAW; "With an asserted becking of Gresa Shirts, the Brazilian pan of the Black Shirts counter- Italj-, Plmio Salgado has been called the "Mussolini ol Braz.l." Brazil, how- ever, has outlawed the organization which Salgado calls Intesralism. Relief Chiseiers In Fayette County To Be Prosecuted along- with a of taxat.ou measures now pending in the State Lecislature. The Parkinson bill, a graduated income tax and the tax along with lower taxes on real estate and work for the home owners were thoroughly discussed. Albert Montgomery', principal of Georges Townfahip High School, told the taxpayers that taxes ways bad] been imposed and alwajn will be but' that unless there is pnme relief for tlio roal estate owner the time not tno far distant nobody will wish to own his own home. A. L. Sharpnack, oC German town- ship, led the discussion on the sales tax issue. lie read statements trom a number of states in the Union that, have already adopted, a sales tax, showing f'dt they are cither or are slowly getting out of tiio red and balancing their budgets. A majority of present voiced I sentiment in Javor of a sales tax, pro- Authorization of prosecution of alll rlded sach a measure would be used "chlselers" and recommendations relieve taxation on real estate, changes in employment policies re- Some, however, were fearful that It suited at a meeting of the Fayette would "work a hardship on the poor County Emergency Relief Board, re-' class m that real estate taxes would cently appointed by Robert L. John- not be relieved, but the sales tax son. State administrator. added. It was brought out. however, Several cases were discussed and it that many of the monied people are is expected that prosecutions will be now buying government bonds and recommended in the future. Mr.'putting- their money in postal Havings Johnson's interest in the matter of'and neither of these taxable under chiseling is evidenced by bu> recent: the present law. telegram to Harold H. Representative Brown field of I county director inquiring to F'rst Legislative district was amount of. restitution by former re- i present and told of the tax situation lie! clients and his inquiry as to the! at Harrisburg. He explained, what number of pending. j already been accomplished and Restitution is now being made Governor Earle was very much 11 former relief who have interested in the sales tax. He said, agreed to refund SIR that indications were Martin L. Davev, and a "Wellesley graduate. Her escott will be Kirschner of Pitts field, Mass., chairman o[ the dance. THOUSAND-YEAR LIFE SPAN SEEN AS POSSIBILITY By In ternational Ne Service. N'KW YORK. April chemi- cal awoke o- day to find itself wocfullv and n- deiicribably burdened with 
                            

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