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Monessen Daily Independent, The (Newspaper) - May 24, 1928, Monessen, Pennsylvania V t. H cloudy and warmer tonight and Friday. MONESSEN DAILY INDEPENDENT NO. 94. THURSDAY MAY 1928. TWO CENTS PER COPY 1 L f V itizens Give Response To Street Department tter Sidewalk Call N. Belle Vernon Commencement Friday Night William Yatty And Anna Kuzma Presented With r Take Out Permits d Start Work. AH Parts of City Will Benefit Suit For Damages New Building Twenty-Five Junior High School Pupils Will Receive Diplomas Legion war Recovering Dead 1 GOOD PROGRAM JBLIC APPROVES A suit to recover damages. The new Charleroi-Monessen hos- as a result of an automobile pitai building will be started which occurred on the Donora-Mon-la short it was announced by j ongahela road at Baird's on President John B. Schafer of the' Fond parents and other March 10. 1928. has been filed in Board of follov.-ing a j relatives and friends wjll tax the court at Washington by Benjamin meeting last night at which of thci Episcopal Carscn against Charles both of building contract was let and theicnurcn at North Bc-Jie Vernon tbriior- Monongahela. The statement of Sydnev F. of i row evening for the annual United May the dead of Mather dreary finale today that began with an boomed through the mine last Satur- da v _ v A. t u li l TJA J fl i TM fTfl f 5trcct department of the city forth that the was notified to authorize The number of bodies raised to the the as the plaintiff i the contractor to begin work for sidewalks along was defendant from the diately. ed streets. That section in rear-. The plaintiff claims there Acting- on a resolution of nitv of Braddock and Reser- i wid'h to but that the j the Board completed negotiations for in years is as Carrie Paul Kuharie. Alda An- Hurry son of AIoiuo The last i Miller of IM'J Carson struct. Mon- to recover was drowned in the guhcla river at last night ho had been plunged into tho river' when u canoe in whirh hi- and David also of Monongahela were riding-. j The members of a club that 15 men owned tho cunoe hud traveled to j i Student Body Assembles To Witness Presentation To Honored Pupils mine affixed a to the tragedy that HIGHEST HONOE Before the entire body of the Junior high school assembled in the high school auditorium this spending three niarhts and South crowded him so that ivhere notices were first ser- he pulled off in order to make sure of room to his car off the improved part on to the red dog section. The statement follows that the defendant pulled his car over to his left so that the left side cf his given a wonderful response. permits have been tak- for the placing of at least ct of walk and eighty per that amount is. under _ i. The response on the part lo.cjhed mto Slde of the ing property owners has been1 Plamt-ffs car. The latter lest con- igly according tro1 of his machine and it ran into icer Finnie the work is a bank and telephone causing the start on the actual superstruc- which will cost approximately na Iva Lewis number of bodies still in the mine strSSn ta ride' the when Legion school mg- very rapidly under city ion. .started about a g-o when the street depart- rted to lajr plans for a cam- mfc would cover the entire pJacc walks alonpr every The demand for a to uPsct- Laying Concrete The Donora Construction compa- the highway at the Maratfeofi top of Lank's this morn- injr to lay concrete. One-half of the roadway will be concreted at a TU order that traffic will not be in- Ruth j Catherine Ida Jesse Ernestine Robert Donald Joe Clara Ernest Anna Guder. Anna Maude Helen Carl Anna Dudick and Elway Clegg. i The church will be tastefully dec- j orated in keeping with the the canoe overturned. Homester clung to the boat but who can y is 33. One of the 15 rescued j swim to reach in the hospital making the When uboiit foot from the shore i death list .he sank beneath the surface without the mine is based on the number of jcd shore in safoly and spread the 210 suposed to have entered the alarm and three hours later the body last Saturday. the Miller yr.iflh was recovered by The total number of dead will crews with grappling hooks. 190. It may vary slightly as The drowned boy was popular in check of the missing varies -the community a sophomore Red Cross forces were Gradually j jn the Monongahela high .school. award was presented to William son of Mrs. Martin Yatty of 223 Lenawee avenue and Anna daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wasil Kuzma of 275 Schoon- maker avenue. The presentation of the beautiful medals made by Past Post Commander J. F. Ettling- er. Previous to the announcement of the winners of these coveted med- the science department of the Junior high school presented improved is it will be oncn- Monongahela is to have a mara- t of this kind has been gen-jttion dance contest of its own. is being advocated by Dance fans who have read in the streets where there papers of the contest at sidewalks on account of the Uniontown and the one now under F to life and limb of pedcs-jway in will have an op- d especially danger to little jportunity to see one close at hand going to and from i before as lovers of the terpsi- places they have been art in ihis district will be step out in the street an opportunity to in a a dangerous path. Parents j derby to be held at the Palace Skat- i kept uneasy Which has re- i ing beginning early a general request that cor- June at a. m. easures up. Prep. Ernest Merusi. of the the city has j ing made the first announce- e on'streets where thejment of the contest today. Full are being completed j So d to the public and the remaining half improved. This will require ap- proximately six weeks before the work is finally completed. In with the work on Lank's the work of placing con- on tho big at North Charleroi will be one-half of highway beine while it being the other half re- maining open to traffic. with the class colors of old rose and silver and the class the Amer- ican Legion Rose. Honor students of the class will participate in the program which is as completing their check of men rushed from the mine the ft crew of who escaped after the I s Matinee many requests have.......been notice will be served on and a heavy entry list is j made to set aside a special time for Make it Snappy Floyd St. Clair owners to comply with As an incentive to prizes j children at the Johnny J. Jones-ex- of the city law. All dan- approximately 20 percent of the now being staged at Athle- .aces will be removed and I ceipts will be given to the winners. 7 first program will be car- resent indications the pub- will be so general that rttl not be required to place e walks at the expense of rty owner. If so it would additional expense of ten Excused United New May would be made to lien j who sa'd they opposed capital this will enable who do not e property. The street were excused from serving-care to let their little ones but at tic park under the auspices of the American that it has been arranged with the management to j make Friday children's day ut the t big show. On this occasion admis- i sion fees have been reduced for school children to five cents to any i show or ride. The Legion and Jones feel that Junior High School Orchestra Invocation Rev. H...JB. Man sell Satisfaction of Work Paul Kuharie What's the Good of Be'intr Good When No One's Good to Mildred Harris The Bells of St. Mary's A. Emmet Adams Junior High School Glee Club Reminders Alda Blackburn Tn Memory of 1923 Iva Mountser Terrible Tales Lewis Wasicck Marja ............r.----- Zamecnik Junior High School Orchestra A Perfect Tribute Anna Himcs He Conquers who The figure 196 includes one man who duifj in the Greene eounty hospi- after being taken out with the first 14 rescued. It may be many perhaps before the mine surernders the last body. The 33 still in the mine were buried beneath hundreds of tons of rock and blasted down in the area which was the heart of the explosion. AVcstroorclaml county's toll of life in the Mather mine explosion of last Saturday which disaster has claimed 100 was believed today to be Of this number several are known to have perished-while much concern is expressed over the safety of the other1- It is believed their bodies arc still in the wrecked or if The annual May Day which always open the Pinno Solo is ready and willing to on the but were ordered to an opportunity to give them icre it is required and will through the trial of Pasquale Mairo-lan afternoon of clean fun and to co-operate with the cit- nio for murder. am going to op- amusement on the big at Ruth Roberts Presentation of American L Belle- Vernon Post No. 659. 2 American Belle E. C. Lewi-j i Presentation of irfav Dr. A. R. Kunkle AT.VO T HfMrpth T-fc_ 1 f t .itlJr'O 11 B C t-IJ President Board of Education Class pongs. Class of Tcn O'Clock in the Farewell Junior High Rev. H. B. Mansell E. C. representing the Belle Vernon Post American they havo not been identi- Ted. The toll is larger than in any coun- ty disaster in years. It has alKO been definitely estab- lished that several other county men or who have i m relatives in Westmoreland school at were held escaped the some1 Qjiy flitcrnoon nt orii tfiG school j 1- oy DUE 'U lew minutes. delighting a larffc group of. Thc known county doad Jas who thronged the camnus. Colli Cyril Geary American Legion awarded annually in the public .schools in the state to .the boy and ffirl of these grades who best .rep- resents those qualities of cHarncter and which when properly cultivated and result in worthy citizenship und well -rounded and well balanced manhood and.wo- manhood. The award is td the graduating class of the .grammar' schools because it has been strongly felt that the girl and boy must be reached at an impressionable age and at the threshold her entrance either upon a tensivc education or upon en- trance into the Thc award is made'annually'by the local Post of tho American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary to the boy and who after sultation the teachers decide that the boy or girl was crowned May Queen. She attired in a beautiful royal elegantly and wore the n effort to get sneedy ac- en a school for reluctant satisfactory results. said Judge Franklin 8aylor. d Educators To Attend unday School Convention inately one thousand them being Dr. John D 1 including L. L. president of the Pitts- superintendents of all Sun-i1burffh _ l known internationally and L. L. Ab- 1s m Fayctte county 5 attend the Fayctte nominal The cowboys in the Wild west put on special stunts for the as also will the acrobats and clowns in the circus and trained animal and old the big elephant will do some extra Charleston dancing. will present the Legion Medal Award honor students. Carrie Poll Paul Kuharie and Ethel Brenkus. tjl jl pT The wcalther was ideal for the Floyd Morrison. was postponed from last Fri-.pauli John and Andy Bootx. Thc program was directed New Thomas Calla- _ _ of assistant fore- Miss Dona of at Emmett Among those believed dead Thomas ML Gco and Edward Snielman. Mt. and William Bit Ploasant. The bodies of the New Kensington brothers with tlic exception of Andy were removed from the wreck- ed mine Tuesday. Thc three found had been on their first shift in the mine when the explosion occurred. to represent his vice honor 'and leader- ship. The medal is the mcJst coveted and the award jewels of her royalty. Her maid of honor was Alice Torbcrt of Charle- and her attendants were Cather- ine Naines of Harriet Coats- of Mary McKIn- of Turtle Edith Turtle Madelyn Wil- kinsburg and Elizabeth ROK- coe. Little girls from the training school were flower girls. that can be given a grade student. Past Ppst Comraamier highly complimented the- two 8ucj ccasful students as he the bronze medals designed .that eminent sculptor R. In to the both students were given a bUttbn with a minaturc of the face of v the medal which they may wear. r North Pole Select Site United May 24. John A. United Mexico May men were sought today in the bomb at- tomnt on the Chamber of in I which the cloak room was wrecked but no one was injured. i One bomb exploded in the cloak i room 30 minutes after an cxtra- j ordinary session of congress had ad- journed. A second bomb was found Canvention Closed United May a bitter United Pittsburgh May 24.--Fcdcral Pro-1 fc United Kings An aircraft again has sailed serenely over the summit of the General Umbcrto who the norih pole midnight is enroutc back to his base here. The Italia reached the pole. m. to that office at the eastern and western sections of the state. Lancaster today had been selected for the convention of the Pennsylvania State Council Knights of Columbus. i r i Conncaut Lake was favored by the School Association.. Rev. C. H.j closing of the session of the grand the building when the bomb exploded western delegation. Lawrence G. Danna of Bradford was selected as state deputy for the traordinsry -session had been i coming year. No other officers were called to pass reform bills for the j selected. Delerates to represent Pennsvlva- will represent the State his promotion m-nool Association.. Rev. C. closing of the White of a specialist m conclave yesterday. TTome Department and Parent Train- ing will also be present and Mrs. Howard Pavne of mander. _ P _ J. J r-H There were only a few deputies-in e building when the bomb exploded j and none were injured. Most of the f-cht between delegates reprcscntinff j bfrr1cls For a few minutes it circled as the alleged beer today in aofinite location of the pole had not the freight yards of the bccn determined and Nobile wanted vania railroad. Federal agents said to make sure hjs dirigible ov- the beer was made in a New Jersey the exact spot. Then the Italian a cross blessed by the pope arid brewery. The shipment was billed a spaper. j I t 'r ft. Tf-1 f 'ft -1 i L r- v .t L of Murphy succeeds Boyd A. bad departed. retiring grand com- The extraordinary sessi -.-.i 1 Peoples Department Superintendent will look after this end of the in- struction. Pittsburh was selected as the site the 1929 state conclave. Other officers elected by the grand judicial and local governments and police believed the dynamiters had ria at the national convention of the intended to blast the building at order in also were I wm-v for the biff con- i commandcry yesterday were about the time the deputies were Preliminary woik loi the big con deputy grand com-j leaving. James H. Oilj TWO men were seen to leave the grand Clyde P.I building shortly before the explosion grand captain gen-anci their descriptions have been John B. Breen. Philadel- MF T' M T _ ___----- _ __ er. L. L. Aoer School Association be held at Brownsville on A 99 '-1 a session will be held ini Presbyterian church while Methodist and Central i churches will be used for conferences and i f H be two one on T teacher training gradu- udents and another on the he Adult division. This the adult superintend- and members of Adult corps of instructors and s been among Those named as delegates F. W. Bowen. Wil- liam A. Ryan. L. Cap- ew Gus Poherta Maurice E. Norristown authorities. Also police hoped grand senior Charles D j to trace the dynamiters through j grand junior newspapers wrapped around the .the Rev. Robert bombs. grand i A. Howard Philadelphia grarid' William M. Donald- son. jrrand John E. iadelphia and Thomas I grand trustees. Edward J- Oninn. J. P. York and J. F. O'Neil Thc convention closed last night. 1 Winners of Frost United Mercer. May dam- Cowboy Art Competition Ucv. E. H. age to day in It was also reported that the fruit and strawberry crop were damaged slightly. That Moncsscn and girls have an artistic turn of mind was evi- denced by the response to the ofTer cf the City Editor of the Daily Inde- to those boys and girls who two round trip tickets to all the shows of the exposition. The winners arc ns Wal- Kravnik. 222 Lenawee Hoinka. l.'JOS Leeds i Lengel. 335 Schoonmaker j Robert 25 Ali- quinpa John 226 vention is in the hands of President Rev. F. J. D. D. and Frank H. county secretary of Belle Ver- J __ __ Ball Player 111 fBv United May colored a picture of Johnny J. Joncsr llnrliania Elixabeth in cowboy which ap- J220 IVfonran Elizabeth Kut- _ _ _ i L pcared but one day in the Daily In- dependent Of this week. Exactly 341 children mailed or 1231 Morgan Jerry 7S7 Reed Joseph 272 E. Donner and Mary Eli- nor.. The Brownsville committee of the Pittsburgh Pirate headed by Prof. C- Mundell. was confined to his bed with an at- Boy Scouts will meet ail trains and t tack of la grippe and will be unable street cars and also show the dele- to play against the Chicago Cubs gates where to park their autos. 'today. brought the specimens of. their abil- xabcth 961 ave- ity to the office and the judge found I nuc. that he faced a hard task in selecting the winners. Not being an art s.tu- dent he made no attempt to judge the specimens on certain points and therefore instead of selecting any outstanding contribution he selected the ten best and accordingly these 10 lucky boys and girls will receive 10 boys and ffirls are re- to at the publicity on fhe show opposite .the trained animal circus any time after 7 o'clock this evening and Johnny J. will personally greet them and present the two complimentary tickets. Mayor George S. Sehringr of and- drum major of the Joliet High School which needs one more victory to permanent possession of the National High School
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