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Monessen Daily Independent, The (Newspaper) - November 20, 1928, Monessen, Pennsylvania colder Wednesday fair. MONESSEN DAILY INDEPENDEN fit if NO. TUESDAY NOVEMBER 1928. TWO CENTS PER fllatky Murder Trial Under Wayfl Vomam Charged With Murder of Four Infants Goes On Trial Today moimealth Hopes cure Conviction On igned Confession Of Mother ANY WITNESSES trial of Mrs. Anna of cMahon this d with the murder of four of fant children was called for t this afternoon befoy William T. Dom with District sy John R. repre- the Commonwealth and At- Vincent Smith and Phil K. looking after the s. It is not thought that the 11 progress very far this aft- is a greater part of the tune j occupied in the selection of ase was called for this morn- accord Inyly both sides had nnnwrous witnesses here to A large bus was secur- ansport the Commonwealth's h to Greensburg. circumstantial evidence will We for the Commonwealth to have introduced an onfesaion of the mother that heted her infants. ilatky is charged with t 'he two sets of the ie- wing been dug up In the of the home in August of The first two bodies A Sea Hero School Board Disposes Of Bonds Today Issue Brings Nice Premium From Cleve- laifd Firm AWARD MADE Tne setmta boaid met at United Nev Nov. day- of testimony have rounded out of the vestris' last voyage and toduv it appeared that the blame for the noon Tlw btJIs for disaster might be placed squarely on of the Bid- Capt William J. who never i then- being nine will be able to ipeak -in his own de- m from four of fense I'he larger Pittsburgh. CIcve- Today. Federal Attorney Charles H.' Tork Tattle will question passengers on shin Uw. I highest bidder and vtas avri Fifty Injured When 5 Street Car Runs Away At Homestead Today Leaders Organize i j ship that went down off the Virginia i M 114 persons to death. H is likely that J of Monday evening at the home of Mis. Hany Lebowitz on Reed ave- the Girt Scout leaders met and formed a permanent organization to be knunn as the Gill Scout Leaders Association. Miss Gladys Ensle was prudent aid Kiss Rebecca secietary. Meetings will be held f list Uonday of each month for the purpose of diMUbshiff wa for infusing into the tioop work new fcpiril and a higher moral tone such as can materially affect- the Blind Student -Honored a chicken coup and had evi- nly in the ground n le. The mother was taken ody on August follow- inding of the bodies and bev- later while a patient in the confessed to the Neighbors intimated that les wen hurled in the yard irltles digging In the yttrtt remains of twoxrther chil- John t into custody and is await- on a charge of being an after the fact. Set James y of. the state police the rind Health Officer Fmn- unearthed the James E. Watson of men- tioned as probably majotity leader m Senate to succeed Vice-President- elect Charles Curtis Oddly both Senators Watson sought the Republican nomination. United States Francis who n presiding at the Fed- four and one quarter cent. The j It is the opinion of the workers total net to the school distiict will be f with the Scouts that the public does Alt members of the board eral government's will hear testimony similar to that m 6rSt day Bamhart was in neanng. charge of the legal matteis and passed upon the legality of the reso- lution conveying the bonds. Coiusid- On the day. passengers on the Vestris framed bitter accusations against Carev and fie crew of the Lamport Holt Liner. It ieems inevitable that Carey will be set down in maritime history as one of the stiangest ship masters who ever stood on the deck of a sogsry hull until he sank with his ship. The tn- and vest'Sat'on brought up these Ptesidenttal Iwns seasoned in the ways of the sea by foi ty years of service. not that the purpose is to help girls to prepare themselves for responsibilities in the Iwmi and so it is hoped that in the near future some public dcmonstiation may be given whereby the community will be ghr- ____ en some idea of what scouting weans Hire is considered a good sale to the voung girl. the school beard is pleased uilb ther Much interest and cnthnsiasm was attractiveness of the aiuottgj ucanifested at the meeting last even- ering the bond market at this time. brokerage firms. The ing and the success electorate for the Scout movement in floating i of the Girl Monessen provided by the purpose of paying ofT the debt and erectinp and furnishing aJ present were Gladys Engle Pleads -Guilty i Filed Statement date Class has been made of 8 wreck to be in the tall Thursday evening of The 40 and 8 is an hpn- nizatlon within the Legion expected a large class of will be initiated at trie e held here. A number of MiaireE will take advati- the organization ft and in addition there wi'l others from -rarious sec- e county. eking crew prcs- ull equipment and follow- tintion of there icial hour with boxing anil ts to be followed by i F. Chef Oart- lit notices to all rrt. Swamps When arraigned before Justice of the Peace G. J. of Ros- traver Saturday evening as a of the hit-and-run fatality which occurred last week on the Pncedale road m which one woman was killed and anot'.iesr'badly John Webb of entered pelas John Webb of Pncedale entered pleas and render assistance following an accident and to manslaughter He was held without bail for court and was committed to the Westmoreland jail A coroner's jury Friday night held Webb for action of the grand jury of Westmoreland county. it is struck and fatally injured Mrs. Molie aged of -Pricfc- last Tuesday night and then failed to stop and render aid. He. circled around Pricedale after the ac-1 cident and then placed the car in a j garage near the scene of the accident He and Albert alleged owner of the were later arrested j bv Corp. R Cnghton of the state highway patrol who was called to in- Nov. Exactly 150 for the of infor- mation'' was spent in rnc lecent campaign by Adam M. oi Republican candidate to succeed himseli as representative tn Congress from the 3Ist Pennsylvania district. Wyant's campaign expense ment jiut filed with the clerk ot tho House of Representatives says that on he turned over to the Republican committee of Westmoreland spmination of new grade ichool building in First Ward. Funeral Today county for the Wyantj United Santa Nov. eral sarvtcea for Dr. George father of the late President t will be held here today and the taken to the family j for buiial __ i Dt. Harding died at the home oft his Mrs. E. E. Remsberg. j here yesterday. He was stricken i with paialysis last Friday. He camel here from Marten stwo weeks Ojfo with hit ij'ifc to spend the -winter in California. the Margaiet Rcbeceu Grove laabulle Anna JnnavitK Helen Jones. Ada Anna Kella Mabel Parks Genevieve Miller and council mem- Mrs. G. H. Thomas and Mrs LebowiU. At the tlow of the bufiinesi ses- sion Mrs. Lcbowiu served appetising refreshments. On Way South United Aboard the U. S. S. at tfuv. U. S. Moi flagship of the United 3tel JIL- broad swells of the gives no items showing in what man- nei the money was expended and statement contains no other account- ing for the fund. He states that received no con- tributions from any source to help him win re-election. Plan Services in 1909 and he married Alice who buiviws eight years ago. Death Message eml witness Woman To Aid _. At a recent meeting of the Mmis- vestigate. Harris was held as a mat-' terial it was decided U hold the union Thanksgiving service Wednesday November 28th. The service will be held in the Metho- dist with the Rev. G. Bov- pastor of the United Presbyter- ian aa the speaker. Special will be arranged and the ser- vice made as Attractive as possible. A special invitation is extended to the general public United Nov. Mrs. Ruth 24-year old arttsis's left today for New York to aid po- lice there in their search for the murderer of Arnold New York g-ambler. Mrs. Keyes was found here yester- day after a search of several dayi. She said she knew nothmg-of the Rothstem although she was Word was received here announc- rag the death at this morning in the West Penn Pittsburgh of Mrs. Josic G. age wife of John Weidersteim of 513 Donncr avenue. The deceased has been a patient in the hospital for the past week. Besides the two Henry and Margaret survive. Funeral announceroeTit will be made later.' Black Eyes Present Play When is presented next Monday and Tuesday at the'time in the Park November 26 and lovers of good li-al outside of which Rothstein I entertainment are in for real treat. shot. 'This musical is_ being room in the Park Central was' No 330. Saturday November the night before the Mrs. Keycs went into the hall to find a maid. There I met a man who said his name put on by the Young Ladies Sodali- was written and is being direct- ed by John F. Butler. Little more need be said about it for the public is well acquainted with -the calibre of musical shows which are turned out under Butler's dh-ec- 7 United Fnssl Nov. shotgun seemed quite nice. the swamps here- was Jack. hing for a young mulato i Sunday afternoon he called i tion. The members of the cast arc erted killing three per- up and wanted me to go to his selling tickets the advance injuring a No. 348. have a drink. There' argue well for capacity houses. was another mnn there and we had alleged 'several drinks. J left about G ogro oecame know when She said she could identify the man Stnbllng was found in a'called Jack but didn't remember much indltion on the Iowa side'about the other-one. ifluri river not far from' She defied she knew George Mc- being sought as the key man i dramatic story of being m the mystery. She said she never j.l_... 11 i 1__..t _t J jtt Fear Collapse h she g. United Nov. financial collapse of Russia is ac- cording to ministerial staetments and her husband Illinois Central brakeman He made m the House of Commons yes- three o'clock and seeing had heard of htm or Rothstein ith upraised axe over the Mrs. Keycs is the wife of Floyd I will accompany her to New orities Investigate Fatal Auto'Accident United Nov. 20 blackface song- nursed a pair of sore knuckles today at Palm the result of a fistic encounter with an unidenti- fied man here. The affair occurred at an exclusive hotel here last Fri- tt was learned today. man at the next table made re- marks derogatory to my to me his tour of good will to the Latin Americas. The huge super-drcadnaught was well down off the lower California steaming along with a in her members of the Hoo- ver party were gaining their sea legs and watching with Interest the color- ful routine of service life on be.ard. The roar of the gun the flashing escort of destroyers and were the echoes 01 i yesterday's triumphant departure as the Maiyland left San Pedro at a. m.. Pacific Standard Time. characteristically at home and abundantly had made an inspection tour of the battleship soon alter it cleared the harbor. He was accompanied by Henry P. Ambassador to Italy and his peisonal representative on the tour and members of his party. Ship took the party all through the ship explaining the functions the various units. The first stop will be on West Coast of Nicaragua.and it is expected that a complete itinerary would be announced today. From the tour will extend to the and to my Jolson hit him in the so I Body Sent Home United Nov. body of Rep. William A. Demo- cratic minority was to be sent back to where in 1902 he entered politics by prosecuting attorney. Oldfie'd died m a hospital here Canal Cuba and Mexico. Last the President-elect 'worked 'ate with Captain Victor A. Kimbeily of the Maryland and completing details of the itinerary. Hoover plans to do considerable 1 reading at sea. He brought on board 1 with him an extensive library of de- i tective fiction containing some of the latest mystery thrillers. He also brought with him several books on South America and he placed the contents of his library at the dispos- al of members of the .party- Tnc President-elect said he would not study Spanish during the tour. Spanish has degenerated the names of Ca'iforma late yesterday after a e rat ion. gallstone op- Iw Maryland pawed San Diego. the southwestern tip of the United at 6 o'clock last night ard the -escort or back. Wild Dash Down Grade Of Street Car Ends In Col- lision -With Another Car H CARS DEMOLISHED The senior tew class at Uni- versity of Chicago elected as ita pres- ident a blind Herbert who despite hia 'handicap has maintained nit Average of throughout his college Gele- ler is years Avoid Colds United Nov. Winter's well on its 1 to many peo- means colds. And. to Theadore B. State Secretary of advice to Jtow-to- avoid colds. So he In hta weekly health talk for thin rigors of tho cold demand a gceater otnoant of physical adaptability than Is necessary during more temperate months. If the overage man and wo- man would realize this fact and un- dertake intelligently to prepare their bodies for winter's much of the illness and many of the. deaths unnecessarily in winter time could be eliminated. For a cold Is' often the fore runner of winter And colds are often caused iy sitting In a when in an leated by getting wet feet ind not changing foot by living n superheated by wearing too much or too tittle and by arelessness in contacts with those who are suffering from the other a negative itude is not sufficient. are all right in their place and quite but 'DoV ore equally im- portant. hours sleep each 'ienty of daily exercise the fresh a minimum t of enervarinif a maximum of..health rectea- and a well-balanced diet ome of the best roles to observe in he development oC physical resist- nee to disease. a--well conditioned man wm- cr is a great but to a 'half- aliver' it can he quite the n in order to stay keep alive. And to accomplish must intelligently plan and The Women's Guild of the Trin- ity Episcopal church will meet to- morrow afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Parish house. AH members are urg- ed to attend. Nov. A car ran wild down a bill tor firay left the and into another car at Homestead in- more than 60 persons. persons were taken tS the Homestead hospital and at least dozen others wen reported to- been treated for alight injuries at sceao of the Both trotly can were operated. Hotorman G. control of his car on the Reme- steaa and Mifflin Una .M he ttsrtetl to descend the Amity street UU and. after ttfeeed for-foor Mocw eft the rails at a turn and crashed- into the Bast Liberty-Homestead ear- operated by Motorman PJatrbert. Tho WM heard honfe tho business district of and pedestrians gathered at the gome- to And posmngen rf wfth many of whom were seriously lying a.b6ut on the Approximately every ptasoaaar on. the two ears was injured In the Many were cut and bruised by flytnsr from broltttn tar windows. Merchants left their of boo. mess and helped to persons. who had been caught In the wraebae Firemen 'and police aided In tho injured to All.phy- nB In Henntead were eunmoned. tn Bast whom weire ployed in of DjKJMtOTS East KM Both can wero demolished and the motttrmen Injured. after was talten to the hospital tr raant attid did not know why braltes on his car-It ptrmitttnn fttrti ailed to 'ild the of the car as it descended tho bill. RiverSumy A survey of water at Lock' MonongBtala hatween.. California and Newell has bean sent out to river men by the United States Because ot the- shifting condition of bed of the stream the .made the survey to appraise rivormefl of the bast channels. The pool eventu- ally will have to be but tiroa for this has not been cording to Major 'J Many Dead United fnul Nov. Sixtwa several house and homeless and property daman running was indicated wdsy in reports. from the flooded .of iXai Illinois and Kentucky. Thirteen of the deaths occurred ia Kansas and three In where were overflowing their banks in the worst November this region ever has t w Dr. Cornelius Away After Long Illness and county authori- emptfng to discover here yesterday. Coroner James Har- in yesterday investi- 0 his death the. West Newton road some night. The man was unconscious condition Newton and was rushed itmoreland hospital where he succumbed John Lazar 1 notified and' the to the Check moi and state hfghway investigating. The deceased was terday. Outlining the reasons why Russian orders for gods are excluded from government guarantee of payments to British merchants no or-' ders from approved foreign custom- Captain secretary of the overseas trade is unwise to stand under a crumbling scaffold. Russia today has no surplus of grain and her credit under steadily de- creasing balance obviously Extend Tariff Woman Escapes m in wife residing in Europe and he waa making his home with friends where he was employed the coal mines The body TC- tbe Lazar home at 1224 this city and faner- becotne ihnch worse. will happen within a his i hesitate to held the St. Mai t-----interment in the F cemetery aT Pricedale. tomorrow TREMENDOUS EXPLOSION fRr UnttMT Nov. tremendous explosion occurred today in French church fanny cartridge adjoining the Mary's I suburbs of Vincennes. Twelve work- Je'rs were kilted and scores injured. my United Nov. and Mex- ico have agreed on extension of the tariff clauses in the .treaty of mcrce of 1886. mcrce ol IU8B. me rami due to have expned on Nov. have who been exlemled until July United Nov. era Ohio police searchinit today for Sirs. from -dow of the cairying her to prison for had checks. Onions Suspend Mrs. Sargent was being taken from to the Marysvilte Wo- men's Reformatory. She escaped near 'Chcstlinc when Miss Lottie Mitchell .YounKstown police granted mv United Prwsl jher permission to go women's Nov. rest room. ptoyers and-the trade unions Mrs. had posed as a negotiations for and passed sew ment of the lockout in the Mstaltar- checks. She confessed cicai industry until the labor court scheme in many Ohio and eastern she bad served caused tie'prison term in California. To gain _ has affected f prestige as a social Mrs. Sar- cenUy when his condition became SO usually decried jail critical that he could not recline in decides on the of the She increase award which lockout The lockout workers. T. 28 years a practicing dentist of this citf. died this morning at at his home on Donner avenue after an illness of moni.ttmn twelve months. He was aged 62 years. Dr. Cornelius came to this city from Philadelphia in which city he started the prac- tice of dentistry after being gradu- ated from the University of Penn- sylvania with the class of 1888. Locating hero in 1005 Dr. Cornel- ius enjoyed a lucrative practice from the start and was considered one of the outstanding men of his profes- sion. He was a -conscientious work- er and held the confidence of those who enjoyed his services throughout theyearsj A little more than a year ago hie health began to fall on account of heart trouble and his condition R- came so aggravated that he 'was advised to give up the active duties of his profession. He sold his office and baainess early in the spring to C. Briant ftince which time Dr. Cornelias had .been almost' constant- ly confmefl to his home. about the until re- tho the comfort suffered intensely patiently and was conscious until the hour of his death. The deceased was a' Spanish a member of Trinity Episcopal church and Masons. Tha widow and two'd Mary and' Harriet and one 'sis- Mrs. WUItam J'. oT survfve. The will place Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the hoine on Don- ner avenue and 'will be in charge otf the Masons. wilt be beU the-church on Reed the gas-. Bernard rag. Interment will -be made m thtf family xlot in Grand vieW cemetery. Today's Chuckle 'HX. 66 -years service the ffostoffke at HM been discontinwd btcame o in the village was to seWe at pottmatter.
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