20- Peter Kudsinowski, 28, Greenwood, electrocuted in State
Trenton, N.J. for murder of New York boy
23- William Gerger, 52, secretary Scranton Aerie of Eagles, died
24- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Oliver, West Elm St., observed golden wedding Three trucks and garage of Michael Rosato. Sloan Ave, destroyed by fire; loss $10,000.
25- "White" Christmas enjoyed in Northeastern Pennsylvania
26- Mrs. Bridget Kanapka and daughter resuced as fire destroyed home in Minooka; loss $18,000.
28- Rev. James A. Moffitt, 78, died at Mercy hospital. Joseph O'Brien, former district attorney, died at home on Clay Ave.
29- Police and highjackers in gun duel at Taylor,after chase from Scranton;Wesley Sickler, 28 R.D. Pittston, wounded.
30- Frank J. Jordan, Democrat, named school director of Dunmore, to succeed Andrew Bryden, resigned in order of court signed by Judge Will Leach.
31- William E. Bittenbender, president of Biittenbender (sic), Co, died. Stephen Marham, Dunmore, killed at Spencer mine.
21- Explosion of gas stove caused $18,000 fire at Hallstead.
24- Fire destroyed home of Ernest Orlanda, Hughestown, loss $10,000.
25- Charles M. Hunt, 28, Avoca, accidentally shot and killed self.
27- Fire sdestroyed Fry factory near South Sterling; loss $50,000.
28- William Joyce, 28, West Pittston, died from mine injuries.
Jacob Barron, Port Griffith, fatally injured as sled hits truck.
Joseph Pollard, 18, Fortyfort, gas station attendant, shot by bandit
Dec. 27, died. Fred W. Wilkings, 23, confessed to crime.
Accidental death toll
20- George Leber, 40, Dickson City, in a collision between D.
H. train and auto.
21- Edward Walsh, 45, Mulberry St. Struck by auto.
George Ace, 55, So. Lincoln Ave, struck by auto.
28- Edard I. ( blanked out, but I believe "Golden"), 50, well known printer, died in fall from ladder.
Local Necrology (Scranton and Lackawanna county, of persons over 75 years of age)
18- Mrs. Ida Scholl, 79, Scranton.
19- Adelaide B. Les, 85, Peckville.
20-Mrs. Frederick Johnson, 79, Scranton
23- Frank H. Stone, 81, Clarks Sumit
25- Antonio Mazza, 78, Dunsmore.
28- Mrs. Emrilia Schimpff....... Scranton (sorry, unreadable.)
29- Walter Wyland, 76, Scran... (ton)
31- John W. Eaton, 77, Scranton
Mrs. Bertha Abrams, Scranton
1- Joseph Collrecci, So. Scranton merchant robbed of $200 by
2- Home of Bernardino Runco at Throop dynamited. Condito Beornio, West Lackawanna Ave. and Joseph Babic, 20, Olyphant, killed in mine accident.
4- Scranton poor district spent $578286.38 in 1929, annual report showed.
6- Fred K. Derby sworn in as Scranton mayor; three new county officials, John J. Owens, district attorney; Thoms McDonnell, recorder of deeds; W.H. A. Schmitt, register of wills, assumed offices. $150,000 fire swept apartments at 21 Dundaff St. Carbondale; Anna M. Rogers, 17 carried to safety.
7- William A. Austin, 29, Electric St. committed suicide at home. M.J. McNamara, 55, Dunmore, killed in mine explosion.
8- Mr. and Mrs. Samuel M. Ives, Snyder Ave. and Mr and Mrs. George J. Miller, Maple St. observed golden wedding anniversaries.
10- Explosion of fire razed home of Joseph Pignitaro, Dunsmore.
11- Albert L. Watson, sworn in as United States Judge, Middle district.
13- John Bruanich, 46, Old Forge, ended life by shooting.
14- H.C. Wallace, 63, prominent Scranton merchant, died. Mrs. Caroline K. Hitchcock, 86, widow of Col. F. L. Hitchcock, Civil War veteran and historian, died.
15- Home of former Director of Public Safety James Arigoni, in West Scranton, damaged by dynamite.
16- Nazzareno Berardi, 33, boarder at 2130 Farr St. shot to death; Adolph Gregori, 36,
2101 Farr St, confessed to the killing. Degree of guilt was fixed as manslaughter and on April 29 he was given suspended sentence.
18- John Booth, 71, Carbondale contractor, died. Two family house at Childs,owned by Anna Hennigan, destroyed by fire.
19- Blucher Ave. Baptist Church dedicated.
20- Michael Duchak, 41 , Jessup, died from mine injuries.
21- William McAndrew, Jessup, and Harold Van Sickle, and James Churles, Jermyn, killed in big fall of rock at Jermyn mine, Hudson Coal Co Patrick M. Andrew, Jermyn, trapped in same accident, rescued. Mr and Mrs. P.H. Salmon, Moosic, married 50 years.
23- Cries of a child saved ten persons from death in fire which destroyed house on Hospiital (sic) St., Carbondale.
24- Dr. W.B. Christian, Capouse Ave., died.
25-Col. Ezra H. Ripple suceeded Milton W. Lowry as Scranton postmaster
26- Family of Alexander Tkatch, Merrifield Ave., had narrow escape when fire razed store and dwelling. Dr. George C. Brown, Dunmore physician, died, aged 71.
28- Mr. and Mrs. Owen Mangan and Miss Ella Clark killed in explosion and fire which destroyed house at 30 Scott St.,Carbondale. Mine cave said to have caused gas fumes to seep into building. Steve Knapp, 17, and George Harcarik, Dunmore, killed in mine accident.
29-Three families had narrow escape when fire destroyed house on Alder St. owned by Fred Miller.
30- Rev. W. W. Faron of Zamosc, Poland, consecrated bisop of Polish National church at ceremonies in St. Stanislaus church, So. Scranton Lieut. Michael Malia, Dunmore police officer for 25 years, died.
1- Home of Nicholas Chilla, Pittston, wrecked by dynamite
Vincent Sala, 45, Pittston, burned in fire Dec 16, 1929 died; two other men lost in blaze.
Mrs. and Mrs. George H. Warner, Pittston, observed sixty-fourth anniversary of wedding.
8- Peter Kobish, Clinton Twp. and Lewis Markello, Brownsdale, killed in mine at Forest City.
12- Nicholas Twichia, 52, former Scrantonian, beaten to death near McAdoo.
13- Laurel Inn, Pocono Lake, destroyed by fire; loss $50,000
Bandits dynaminted Glen Alden Coal Co. pay car at Warrior Run, killing four men and injuring two others, bur failed to get $35,000 pay roll. The dead; Arthur E. Webb, 32, Prescott Ave., Scranton; Martin Burns, 31, Sugar Notch, James Shovlin, 32, Hanover Twp. and Frank Brezinski, 36, Plymouth. Fred W. Pfaff, 60, Pine St. Scranton had both legs blown off.
15- Electricity turned on for first time in Clifford, Susquehanna county.
16- Thomas McManamon suffocated during fire in home at Brownstown.
21- Fire in three story building at Pittston, owned by Richard Walsh, caused
23- William S. Watts, 54, Hawley merchant committed suicide by shooting.
26- Fire destroyed three story building in business district, loss $50,000.
6- Mrs. Mellie M. Guernsey, 55, Scranton, from injuries
pinned under street car Sept. 12, 1929
10- Mrs. Mary Dougherty, 76 Schlager St., died , result of fall.
15- David Kerarney, 50, Archbald, struck by auto at Archbald.
16- Daniel S Beemer, 81, Mulberry St. Civil war veteran, struck by auto Jan 14.
18- John Wadika, 40, 601 Third Ave., truck he was cranking, crushed him in garage.
John Gay, 70, shavertown, in auto trolley crash at Scranton
28- Rev. P.E. Lavelle, 63, pastor of St. Joseph's church, minooka, in auto accident.
Notable deaths outside Lackawanna
18- Sabasnosky, Zigmond, 39, Simpson, by ball (bull? fall?) on
31- State Highway patrolman, Thomas Lowry, Clarks Summit, in crash on Sullivan trail
5- Mrs. Philipena Hemer, 78, Scranton
7- Mrs. Helena Emmerschide, 75, Scranton
Daniel H. O'Keefe, 85, Scranton
John Morrell, 76, Scranton
11- Jacob Lewenson, 75, Scranton
12- Samuel Davis, 85, Scranton
Mrs. Ellen Bartholomes, 79, Moscow
13- John Dietrich, Sr. 83, Scranton
16- Mrs. Mary L. Kiefer, 80, Scranton
Mrs. Maria Gallagher, 85, Scranton
18- John F. Gaffney, 75, Scranton
22- Thomas B. Howe, 80, Scranton
30- George T. Bugden, 81, Carbondale
31- Owen Moran, 81, Scranton
2- Rev. F. A. Fricker, pastor of St.Johns Germain Catholic
Michael F. OHoro, Archbald School director, died.
3- Joseph Sparrow, 40, Dickson City, ended life by hanging in borough jail.
Fred Siedler, 59, Carbondale, committed suidide by hanging.
5- James Moncusco, 19, Carbondale athlete, killed at Gravity Slope colliery, Archibald.
6- Patrick Gilmartin, 51, No. Irving Ave., died at State hospital.
7- Frank H. Heelright, prominent in mining industry, died.
9- Andrew Sowa, Mineral Ave., died at Hahnemann hospital after mien accident
2- Mrs. Sarah A. Newcomb, 97, mother of President Judege E.C. Newcomb died.
Mr and Mrs J.J. Jones, Acker Ave, united in marriage 60 years ago.
13- William A. Jensen, secretary of Lackawanna Motor Club, died at Mercy hospital.
Stephen York, 48, Archibald, killed in mine.
14- Lumber yard of E.S. Ball & Sons, Clarks Summit, destroyed by fire; loss $25,000.
16- W.S. Bloes, 68, prominent Peckville resident, died.
17- Mrs. Anna Fox, 56, and granddaughter, Kathryn Moore, rescued during fire which caused $15,000 damage to dwelling in Dunsmore.
John J. Davies, West Scranton druggist for 40 years, died, aged 68.
18- Marcus Fagin, 62, Gibson St. committed suicide.
Hon. William K. Beck, 81, former State Legislator, died in West Scranton.
19- Frank Drombucci, 22, Jessup, died from mine injuries.
Thomas H.. Mead, 63, former paymaster for Temple Coal Co., died in West Scranton.
20- John J. Boyle, active in affairs of Scranton for 50 years, died.
John L. Lewis, International president, United Mine Workers, addressed Central Labor union banquet.
21- Alfred J. Rodway sworn in as Scranton's Superintendent of Police.
22- Mrs and Mrs. Ira Jenkins, Pecksville, observed golden wedding anniversary.
23- Fire destroyed( unreadable, assume "home of") Richard F Geretti, Jessup, another blaze damaged home of John Baronski, Dickson City.
Frank Cardimoni, 59, Old Forge, despondent over death of daughter, died from self inflicted bullet wound.
25- Dominick Lenei, 35, Moosic, Theodore Fuller and Joseph Babicz, Olyphant, killed in mine accidents
26- Mr and Mrs. Joseph Williams No. Sumner Ave., observed golden wedding.
27- Paul B. Belin, president of Scranton Lace Co., died aged 54.
28- Five hundred attended annual banquet of St. David's society in Masonic Temple at which Dr. John L. Davis, New York and Attorney Gomer W. Morgan were speakers.
3- Thomas Walsh, 54, Hughestown, killed in mine
4- Two deaths at Avoca and another at Hughestown, from acute dysentery; fourth victim, E. J. McAndrew, 52, Avoca borough auditor, died Feb 6.
8- W. S.Houser, West Pittstown, killed in Coxton yards.
10- Mr. and Mrs. John S. Baker, Pittston, observed 58th anniversary of marriage.
13- Fire at Hazelton caused $100, 000 damage
Charles B. smith, former Luzerne county register of wills, died at Pittston.
17- Fire caused $15,000 damage to Swantowski ( unreadable, I think store D)uryea
John McGarry, 54, Pittston, hurt in fall, died at Pittston hospital.
21- Body of Mrs. Gervis Castner, 31, found sawed in two at Avoca home; her husband 32, arrested as slayer.
John Machack, 50, Moosic, killed by D & H trainat Avoca.
25 John Mazur, 24, Avoca, electrocuted, at work in mine
26- John M. Jones, former Luzerne county commissioner, died at Pittston.
2- Mrs. Loretta Diangelis, 33, Old Forge, struck by auto.
5- Mrs. A. E. Lord, 63, von Storeh Ave., result of a fall.
7- Sarah Pfeiffer, 6, Rock St. died from burns.
Mrs. Theresa Scanlon, Scranton, 50, Linden St., struck by auto.
9- Thomas Brennan, 25, Jessup, in auto accident at Mayfield; James McDermott, 23, Jessup, hurt in same crash, died Feb. 11.
12- Joseph S. Sheehan, 21, Carbondale hurt by D. & H. train at Olyphant.
15- James Martin, 63, Moosic, struck by D. & H train.
17- Bert James, 52, Dunmore, from carbon monoxide poisoning in his garage.
Theodore Hemms, 41, Carbondale, result of fall.
21- Mrs. Peter Rupp, 71, 1930 Price St., by escaping gas; city mine cave engineers on March 4 reported they could find no evidence of surface subsidence near house.
24- Ira Lewis, 57, East Benton, in auto accident on Sturges road.
27- Frank I. Thomas, 72, Olyphant, hit by auto at Blakely corners.
28- Rose Pettinato, 75, Old Forge, result of fall.
Notable deaths outside Lackawanna
25- Dominick Needham, 48, So. Grant Ave., in auto accident near Pittston.
2- F. Iacavone, 80, Dunmore
7- Mrs. Madeline Dippre, 86, Scranton
Mrs. Mary Scziglinskas, 75, Scranton
10- Alfred E. Gibbs, 87, Clarks Summit
18- David Condon, 88, Scranton
19- Martin F. Finlon, 81, Carbondale
21- Mrs. Catherine Powell, 75, Scranton
24- Mrs. Carmella Barber, 79, Archbald
27- Jean Foster Stuart, 87, Scranton
28- John J. Decker, 81, Greenfield Twp.
1- Two armed bandits held up R.G. Fenstermacher on Crown Ave.
$2,500 in cash and checks.
2- Monsignor Paul A. Kelly, vicar general of Scranton diocese inducted into new office of prothonotary apostolic by Bishop Thomas C. O'Reilly.
3- Washington school and home of Michael Jerneko, at Throop, destroyed by fire; loss $75,000.
4- Oreste Rossero, 19, Dunsmore, fatally hurt at No. 1 mine, Pittston Co.
Ralph commandy, 37, shot to death in Hess court home; police blamed Black hand.
5- Nathaniel G. Robertson, Jr. named president of Scranton Lace Co., to suceed Paul B. Belin who died February 27.
James T. Langan, brother of Rev. Dr. Edmund Langan died, age 68.
6- Jacob J. Lonsdorf, 67, well known So. Side resident died.
Mother Plus, Order of the Innaculate Heart of Mary, who served 56 years as a religious, died.
7-Fire destroyed large barn of Felix Radkiewicz, and killed four horses; loss $30,000.
10- L.N. Wheeler, 58, Scott Twp., committed suicide by shooting.
Thomas Evans, 50, and Frank Carbolotti, 45, Old Forge, killed in mine accidents.
Frank Fernandez, 35, Olyphant, ended life by shooting.
13- Harry O. Staples, Anthracite coal operator, died at Scranton.
Lackawanna count awarded contract for thirty votig machines to cast $32,865.
15- Scranton postoffice building abandoned for temporaty location in former home of First National Bank, Lackawanna Ave., pending construction of new federal building.
17- City Solicitor Robert P. Silverstein, died at Columbia St. home, aged 40.
State Supreme Court dismissed appeal of Frank Clemens in Dunmore burgess flight.
Fire destroyed three-story building in Olyphant, owned by N.D. Rosenfeld; loss $130,000.
Silver jubilee St. Patrick's dinner of Irish-American Society of Lackawanna county at Hotel Casey, attended by 800;
United States Senator Carowan Arkansas, and Bishop Thomas C. Reilly among speakers.
18- Mr and Mrs. James Pittman, No. Irving Ave., observed firthy-third anniversary of wedding.
23- Fire destroyed home of Dominick Moyer, Carbondale.
Scranton Aerie of Eagles paid honor to dead at exercises in Poli theater.
24- Oil and powder houses if Northwest colliery, Temple coal nd Iron Co., Fell Twp., dynamited.
25- August Novak, 49, Alder St. killed in mine.
26- Lt. commander C. E. Rodendahl, U.S. navy addressed Chamber of Commerce.
27- Anthony Radzisaukas, Jr., 22, Throop, killed at Pancoast Mine.
Three houses and large barn at Archbald destroyed by fire.
28- Thomas Williams, Jr., 22, I.C. S. messender, wounded by bandits who tried to secure baf containing cash and mail in 700 block of Capouse Ave.
29- Worthington Scranton named to suceed Col. L.A. Watres as Chamber of Commerce president.
31- Ralph Russell Sloat, 29, electrocuted at Rockview penetentiary for murder of John Lowry on Feb. 2, 1929.
3- Fire destroyed building at Forest city, owned by Eugene
14- Louis Van Buskirk, 36, fatally hut at work for Lackawanna Railroad.
19- Mrs. Charles Long, Wilkes-Barre, named by Governor Fisher as delegate to represent Pennsylvania at prison congress in Prague, Czecho-Slovakia.
22- Explosion of oil lamp resulted in destruction of houe of Joseph Koch, Hartford's pond, Wayne County.
29- Rudoolph Orloski, Jr. 22, Durea, killed at Central mine, Avoca.
1- Charles Puchalski, 40, Brook St., struck by auto
9- Michael Murray, 22, HollowAve, in collision between D & H trina and auto in Dickson City.
12- William Snyder, 24, 1419 Monsye Ave. in fall from Technical High School anex.
Mrs. Archangel Perri, 80, Carbondale, result of fall.
18- Bernard Russekoff, 4, Quincy AVe., struck by auto.
19- Myer Acerson, 8, Franklin Ave, struck by truck.
Josephine Floyd, Moosic St., from auto injuries
24- John Konesky, No. Cameron Ave., Struck by lackawanna railroad train.
26- Mrs. Anna H. Shepherd, 20, Swetland st. of injuries sustained in auto crash at Scranton Oct 21, 1929.
27- Gus Sovitski, 21, Wilkes - Barre, of injuries received in auto crash at Scranton March 18.
28- John Malachowski, 40, Fig St. hit by auto.
29- Clarence H. Snyder, 55, Jackson St. shotgun discharge.
5- Mrs. Anna M. Pollger, 90, Scranton
6- Mrs. Anna Norton, 86, Scranton
7- Mrs. Minnie Lentes, 77, Scranton
Andrew B. Holmes, 79, Clarks Summit
8- William H Edgett, 77, Carbondale
9- Mrs. Georgia L. Munson, 78, Carbondale
Peter Speicher, 86, jermyn
11- William Jennings, 85, Moosic
12- Mrs. Martha E. Matthews, 77, Scranton
13-Mrs. Harriet F. Carpenter, 75, Sccranton
17- Mrs. Julia Koskey, 77, Scranton
19- James Reid, Sr., 76, Dickson City
22- Thomas Gemmell, 86, Moosic
23- Thomas Jones, 80, Clark Summit
John F. Purcell, 80, Carbondale
Robert W. Johnson, 89, Old Forge
25- Mrs. Christine Burgess, 79, Dunmore
26- John H. Jones, 75, Mooscow (sic)
29- Mrs. Louisa L. Sebring, 84, Scranton GR
Vincenzo Rinaldi, 98, Scranton NS
31- Rinaldo Lolli, 75, Dunmore
1- Ben Gilbert succeeded A.J. Bailey as captain of Scranton's
Rt. Rev. S. Szpotanski, pastor S. Mary's Polish church, Dickson City, robed as monsignore.
2- R.J. Lindsey, Adams Ave. held up and robbed of $1,165 in cash and jewelry.
3- Mr. And Mrs. Frank E. Greener, Prescott Ave., observed golden wedding anniversary.
6- Rev. John F. Carroll, assistant priest at St. Rose church, Carbondale, died.
7- Very Rev. J. V. Hussie, pastor of St. Paul's Church, invested with robes of monsignore.
8- Thomas Francis remained country (sic) superintendent of schools at convention of directors.
Dr. John H. Dyer renamed head of Scranton schools; salary increased from $6,500 to $7,500.
10- United States navy dirigible, Los Angeles, visited Scranton.
Moses Taylor hospital awarded diplomas to 17 nurses.
Louis L. Farber, member of Scranton Fire department for 25 years, died.
14- John Samka, Taylor, killed at Pyne mine.
15- Ernest Johnson, 22 Throop, killed at Price-Pancoast mine.
18- Rev. Richard Pascoe, retired M.E.church clergyman, died at Hahnemann hospital, aged 76.
William Stocokas, 38, Clarke St. electrocuted at Leggett's Creek mine.
21-W. P. Boland sold 1,471 acres of land on Elmhurst boulevard, originally intended for city-owned water plant, to Scranton-Spring Brook Water Service Co.
Dr. N. C. Mackey died at home in Waverly, aged 81.
22- Fred V. Hartzell, 56, well known Scranton business man, died.
23- Dr. William A,. Ryan, 44, died at Mercy hospital
Bernard Gaughan, 30, Olyphant, killed at Grassy shaft.
24- Henry McCrea, So. Scranton, Killed at National mine.
25- Annual ball of Scranton police at Col. L.A. Watres armory, attended by 11,000.
Fred E. Stone, 60, prominent business man, died at home on Clay Ave.
5- Mr and Mrs. W.W. Wallace, Clifford, observed 50th wedding
8- Harry Potter, 38, psotmaster at Bushkill, shot and killed self.
Five miners killed when auto and trolley car crashed at nanticoke.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Watkins, Factoryville, celebrated golden wedding anniversary.
Bodies of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Turoski, Hanover Twp., found in parked car. police said man killed wife, then self.
17- B.W. Sampson, assistant superintendent of Susquehannah county schools, died at Montrose.
22- Fire, believed started by burglar, caused $6000 damage to home of Rev. A. D. Behrens, Avoca
23- Mrs. Catherine Doran, 73, West Pittston, died from injuries received in fall.
25- Fire caused $8,000 damage to M.E. church parsonage, Pittston.
29- John Reese, 45, Plymouth, killed when attacked by two men in Wilkes-Barre.
5- Thomas Glmartin, 76, Olyphant, struick by auto March 16.
8- David Kitchen, 15, Division St.., in crash between motorcycle and truck.
Dorothy Ornick, 2, Simpson, of burning sustained when comb caught fire.
10- Roy O'Boyle, 22, dunmore, in fall from tree.
16- Mrs. Charles Schirra, 57, East Locust St., ill since March 10, 1929, when gas main broke and fumes overcame her.
Sophia Barr, one Elizabeth Street, scalded to death.
19- Edward Zwezic, 59, childs, struck by auto.
23- Marion Onesky, 4 West Linden St., of burns received at play.
Miss Blosson Bell, 17, and Joseph Urban, 18, both of Olyphant, in auto wreck on Montdale Road.
25- Steve Drast, West Scranton, result of fall.
6- Miss Kathryn Gilroy, 25, Dunmore, in auto wreck near
11- Mrs. Cora Griffin, 49, clarks Summit of injuries sustained in auto crash at Elmira, NY
19- Joseph Mirto, Dunmore, struck by auto at Stamford, Conn.
24- Michael McLane, former Scranton resident, at Terre Haute, INd. of auto injuries
1- Mrs. Martha Slade, 96, Dalton
3- John Temgowski. 80, Scranton
7- Mrs. Jane Piper, 82, Dunmore
8- George E. Fritchey, 76, Scranton
Mrs. Jacob J. Jones, 81, Scranton
Mrs. Sarah J. Sutton, 81, Scranton
10- William Pringle, 79, Scranton
11- Mrs. Daniel Biesecker, 82, Moscow
15- Charles A. Stanton, 76, Olyphant
16- Charles Bush, 76, Scranton
17- Mrs. Minnie Rubel, 75, dickson city
18- Mrs. Peter Price, 76, Scranton
21- Charles A. Lown, 75, Dunmore
22- Mrs. Thomas F. Wells, 75, Scranton
28- Mrs. Mary Bloom,, 85, Scranton
29- Guiseppe Ferrari, 83, Scranton
1- Public Service sommission approved sale of power generation
property owned by various Abington railway companies to Abington
Work of razing Scranton Postoffice started.
2- M. E. Comerford, head of Comerford Amusement Co, sold 54 theatres in Pennsylvania to Paramount-Publix Corp., for reported sum of $20,000,000.
4- Charles HJ. Powell, 46, Taylor borough treasurer, died.
Mr and Mrs. John Wilson, Snaderson Ave., observed golden wedding aniversary.
Ground broken for new nurses' residence of Mercy hospital, Bishop Thomas C. O'Reilly officiating.
5- R. Jay Ketchem, 51, Carbondale, committed suicide by slashing throat.
Hillside Home hospital, Scranton Poor district, awarded diplomas to five nurses.
7- Mercury soared to 90.3 degrees.
Scranton baseball team opened season by losig to Wilkes-Barre, 11 to 8, in tenth inning.
9- Two garages, half dozen sheds destroyed and two houses damaged in No. Scranton fire.
10- Moses Taylor hospital awarded diplomas to 17 nurses.
12- Fire destroyed Gambol building, Olyphant; damage $30,000.
West Side Hospital awarded diplomas to 10 nurses.
Frank T. Flannelly, Dunmore borough engineer for 12 yars, died.
14- Three families had narrow escape in fire which caused $25,000 damage to two homes on Luke Ave.
15- William D. Lewis, 74, Carbondale, well known business man, died.
16- Col. Robert M. Vail succeeded John H. Glass as U.S. marshall, middle district.
18- Fire distroyed (sic) dweling .........(unreadable00 ..unozzi estate at Jessup; loss $5,000
19- Fire destroyed two-family dwelling in Carbondale, owned by Frank Cost; loss $12,000.
20- Mercy hospital awarded diplomas to 17 nurses and St. Mary's Keller Memorial hospital to nine nurses, at exercises in St. Peter's Cathedral.
22- Fire caused $15,000 damage to store and dwelling in Archbald owned by Kreft estate.
Eucharisic congress of priests of Scranton Roman Catholic diocese in Carbondale closed, with Bishop Thomas C. O'Reilly officiating; 15000 people witness ceremonies.
23- Chief of Police Robert Rogo, Old Forge, taken to Columbia county jail, Bloomsbirg, to serve year for dry law violation.
24- Edward Bertig, 38, Jackson St. died after drinking poison.
Chauncey H. Derby, widely known newspaperman, died at Kingston.
28- Midvally hospital awarded diplomas to eight nurses.
29-Body of Simon Sankoff, 45, West Scranton, found hanging from a tree.
Mrs. Mary S. Hughes 56, No. Scranton, died while decorating graves in Washburn St. cemetery.
30- Parade of veterans and exercises in Nay Aug park marked Memorial Day observance in Scranton; temperature of 56 degrees, lowest in thrity years.
31- Jon Trotz, 44, No. Scranton, hurt in roof fall at Storrs Mine, died.
4- Mrs. James Bostock, risked life to save crippled daughter
fire at Pittston
5- Body of Frank McCanna, Jr. Pittston, a suicide, removed from Susquehanna River.
10-Fire swept over 3,000 acres in Pocono; 100 men trapped for hours in circle of flames.
14- Gervase Castner, 31, Avoca, sentenced at Wilkes-Barre to serve 10 to 20 years in Eastern penetentiary for murder of wife.
17- Mary Dunleavy, 16, Forest City, fatally injured in auto wreck at Stillwater.
19- Pennsylvania Railroad train carrying Shriners wrecked at Mocanaqua; engineer and fireman killed, road foreman and 10 passengers hurt.
23- Ernest L. Snyder, fruit grower murdered his daughter, Mrs. Charles Shepherd, her husband and the couple's son, Ernest, five, and then killed himself on farm at Harding.
Fire caused $40,000 damagae to Pocono Hotel, Tannersville
26- Ernest Weber and Leon Cassedy sentenced in Luzerne county court to 6 to
12 years in prison for death of John Reese, Plymouth
31- Cornelius O'Donovan, 27, Pittston, died from mine injuries
1- Louis Sardella, 11, Old Forge, by motorcycle
3- Peter Gill, 55, So. Grant Ave. Struck by Lackawanna railroad train.
4- Alice Rizzi, 6, Cedar Ave., struck by auto.
10- John D. Dawson, five, Carbondale, stuck by auto
13- George Begley, 26, and his wife, Anna, 24, and Mrs. Anna Dougher, 25, all of Pittston, in auto wreck on Morgan highway, Scranton
15- William Kuchinski, 19, Dickson City, in auto crash.
24- Mike Klikus, 33, Carbondale, and Stanley Chizuk, 37, White's Crossing, and Andrew Zagata, 25, Carbondale Twp. in collision between O.& W. train and auto in Simpson.
Ruth Ezerskas, 3, West Market St., hit by truck.
Donal M. Byers, 32, New York, in auto wreck near Carbondale.
29- Howard Marion, 20, Archbald, struck by O. & W. train.
30- John McHale, 50, Hillside Home patient, drowned in reservoir of institution.
Local or Former residents killed outside Lackawanna
1- Louis N. Kramer, 72, retired banker and former Scranton merchant, in fall from twelfth floor apartment house in New York.
1- Mrs. Mary Garvey, 84, Dunmore
4- Mrs. Maria Vaccaro, 77, Dunmore
5- Prof. E.D. Bovard, 81, peckville
7- Mrs. Katherine Coughlin, 95, Jermyn
11- John W. Buckley,. 86, Scranton
12- Francis M. Wagner, 79, Carbondale
18- Exra A. Miller, 80, Walls Corners
21- John Lutz, 92, Scranton
Jacob Stone, 90, Carbondale
24- Jenkin Davis, 75, Taylor
George W. Newcomb, 78, Scranton
29- William T.H. Decker, 75, Moscow
1- Degrees granted to 126 young women by Marywood college at
in Strand theater.
3- George Stales, 30, waiter in lunchroon, shot three times. Adam Stadinski, 25, held by police.
David T. Griffith, 54, Co. Garfield Ave.., killed at Diamond mine.
4- Bishop Thomas C. Reilly quietly celebrated 32nd anniversayr of ordination to Roman Catholic preiesthood.
Mrs. Ellen McHale, pioneer Archbald resident, died, aged 73.
5- Anthony Zacskaras, 67, West Scranton, killed in mine accident.
6- Harry Reisman, 50, of Reisman Bros., died.
7- Peter Skalaski, West Scranton, won Lackawanna county marble championship in tournament conducted by the Scranton Times.
8- George W. Clarke, 60, dropped dead while playing golf at Scranton Country club.
Class of 83 awarded degrees by St. Thoms collefe at exercises in Capitol theater.
Squire James Mangan, Minooka, died aged 65.
9- Willis A. Bates, 69, Woodlawn Ave. verteran Postoffice emplye, (sic) found dead in bed.
William Sweeney and Roy Gilgallon, Scranton, left on rollerskating trip to Pacific coast.
10- Edward M. Clarke, 61, brother of George W. Clarke, who dropped dead June 8, died.
First heavy rain and wind storn of summer caused damage in Scranton and its vicinity.
Technical High school awarded diplomas to 156 students.
11- Francis Duffy, 22, Clearview St., died after being shoved through window of store.
12- Dominick Lepari, Carbondale, and Nicholas Lacianna and John Leparri, Philadelphia, given 2 to 4 years in penitentiary for burning home of Bruno Vadoia, Carbondale, on Jan. 2.
13- Burglars escaped with $5,000 in jewels and $200 in cash after cracking safe of Miners and Mechanics Loan Co.
Ten young men ordained to Roman Catholic priesthood at St. Peter's cathedral.
14- Mr and Mrs. Samuel Netherton, Peckville, observed 50th wedding anniversary.
16- Alderman S. M. Sunders, Carbondale, died.
18- Mrs. Anna Gilroy, 42, Adams Ave., ended life by inhaling gas fumes.
Diplomas awarded 15 nurses by Scranton State hopital.
19- Miss Mary J. McHale, Olyphant school teacher for 57 years, honored at banquet on retirement.
20- Rev. Clark Callender, pastor of Myrtle St. M.E. church, and the father of five sons, all of whom are clergymen, died.
Scranton Poor District awarded contract for new hospital to cost $576,342.
21- Mrs. Matilda Matufticz, 21, Dickson City, ended life by shooting.
24- Charles W. Harman, assistant superintendent of fires, died.
Mrs. Anna Bradley Thomas, daughter of late Humphrey Bradley, died.
25- Jacob Jurilak, 45, Mayfield, ended life by slashing throat.
26- John Boga, 45, Jessup, killed in mine accident.
27- B.B. Hicks, vice-president of Third National bank, died.
Charles Siasny, editor of Obrana, died at his desk.
28- Jacob Friedman, Sr. 67,. well known Providence merchant, died.
29- Attorney B. Fenton Tinkham, 60, died.
Mrs. Jhn Blasko and daughter hurt during fire which caused $7,000 damage to two buildings in Carbondale.
30- Taylor hospital awarded diploma to 6 nurses.
Rev. Dr. Hugh R. Magill resigned pastorate of Dunmore Presbyterian church.
2- Frank Walatkas, 25,Pittston, ended life by shooting.
6- Mrs. Bridget Howigan, prominent Wilkes-Barre resident, died, aged 83.
8- John T. Lawless, 70, tobyhanna, retired lackawanna railroad engineer, died.
Henry B. Zielinski, 38, Duryea, owner of Independent Beef co., fatally hurt by auto.
13- Walter Boos., Pittston, special officer, kicked in chin at dance, died.
15- Rev. John J. O'Malley, pastor of St. Ann's church, Toubyanna, observed 25th anniversary as priest.
16- Fire destroyed Point Breeze Hotel, Harvey's Lake; loss $25,000
18- William Hastie, 77, died at Avoca.
25- Dynamite blast damaged home of Charles Girratano, Pittston.
29- Amedio allatti, 29, and Luigi Giellanelli, 3., Wyoming, drowned when canoes upset at Lake Winola.
30- Frank Tawza, 45, Luzerne, electrocuted at Rockview penitentiary for killing Assistant Police Chief Thomas Krokosky Sept. 24, 1929.
Accidental death toll
2- Helen Mack, 12, Hampton St. of auto injuries.
3- Elizabeth Cliff, 8, Winton, struck by O. & W. train
5- Thomas Richards, 78, West Scranton, struck by Lackawanna Railroad train at Clarks Summit.
12- Mrs. Marion Kersten, 82, Adams Ave. killed by escaping gas fumes while in bed.
13- Stanley Newhart, 12, inmate t Home for Friendless, in fall from fire escape.
21- Edward Sabolak., 3, Taylor, struck by Jersey Central Railroad car while saving his dog.
22- Charles Wagner, 61, Dunmore, from auto injuries.
29- Andrew Paukala, 50, Bryn Mawr St., result of fall.
Local/ Former residents killed outside Lackawanna
5- Mrs. Anna Needham Hinckley, 81, South Grant Ave., of
in auto accident in which her son Dominick was killed on Sullivan
7- Paul McDonald, 15, Carbondale, drowned at Lake Lodore.
10- Charles Cooper, Adams Ave. in auto crash at Atco, NJ.
11- John Hunish, 21, Old Forge, in auto smashup on Monroe-Carbon highway.
24- Wallace M. Connolly, 26, East Market St. in scaffold crash at Newark, NJ
29- Joseph Holod, 25, Pittston Ave., drowned at Lake Sheridan.
John Coyne, 17, Cherry St. drowned at Upper Twin Lake, Wayne county.
1- Mrs. Jane Blankenburg, 92, Carbondale
Henry S. Reynolds, 76, No. Abington
3- Mrs. Ann Taylor Arnold, 77, Peckville
6- Mrs. Anna Halt, 80, Jessup
11- William Brambo, Sr., 79, Scranton
13- John Zeiss, 81, Scranton
18- John Steenback, 90, Scranton
Mrs. Caroline Schwab, 83, Scranton
24- Evan B. Reese, 76, Scranton NS
26- John E. Lewis, 76, Scranton
Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell, 91, Scranton
27- Mrs. Amerlia Haas, 78, Scranton
2- William Cox, 28, died at Taylor hospital from mine
3- Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Sisco, East Market St. observed 63rd wedding anniversary.
4- Holidays passed without fatalities in Scranton or its vicinity.
6- William P. Joyce, real estate operator, died at Moses Taylor hospital, aged 57.
9- Four persons hurt when dynamite wrecked home of Frank Calanni at Carbondale.
10- John Dobobus, cashier of Dickson City National bank, died.
11- Girl cashier of Gold Metal Baking Co., robbed of $270 on So. Side when on way to bank.
13- Fire destroyed home of Joseph Bernosky, Minooka; loss $5000.
Mr. and Mrs. William M. Holder, Moscow, observed 50th wedding anniversary.
14- T. R. Thomas and Fred Sevens, veteran city patrolmen, placed on retired list.
Scranton School board sold $2,000,000 bond issue to National City Co., New York; premium of $10,540.
15- Mercury tumbled to 50 degrees for lowest mark on same day in 30 years.
16- Secretary of Labor James J. Davis, addressed Welsh Day gathering at Rocky Glen.
17- John J. Gilroy, resident of West Scranton for 70 years, died.
18- Harold Manners, prominent realtor, found ill in auto, died at State hospital.
19- Huge distillery found in woods near Daleville by federal agents.
20- Fire caused $4000 damage to No. 5 public school, Carbondale.
Cornerstone of Our Lady of Snows church, Clarks Summit laid, Bishop Thomas C. O'Reilly officiating.
22- Mrs. Ella Palmer Smith, 75, former school director and tax collector of Dalton, died.
Lead engine of Lackawanna Limited exploded while eastbound at Lehigh, killing John Lynch, 53, Moosic St., engineer and Raymond Whitman, 40, Gibson St. fireman.
23- Thieves escaped with jewelry worh $3000 from Scranton Talking machine Co., window.
Alexander Deresicwicz, 55, Archbald, died of mine injuries.
27- Cornerstone of P.M. church, East Market St. laid.
28- Cyrus D. Jones Memorial chapel at Elm Park church, dedicated, Bishop Ernest Richardson officiating.
29- Twenty-nine Gold Star Mothers from Scranton and its vicinity left Scranton on trip to graves of loved ones in France.
30- Children of city playgrounds presented annual pageant on Courthouse square.
Nathan John, purchasing agent for Lackawanna county, died, aged 45.
William Goldstein sworn in as assistant W.S. district attorney, Middle district.
5- Miss Myrtle Smith, 16, Hanover Twp. shot and killed by John
35, boarder at home.
6- William Kelly, 47, Avoca, died at Taylor hospital after fight with police officers.
7- Three families had narrow escape in $8,000 fire at Pittston.
8- M.J. McCrea, Pittston manager for the Scranton Times, honored at banquet on his thirtieth anniversary as newspaperman
9- Rogers L. Burnett, former United States district attorney, killed himself by shooting, at Stroudsburg.
Anthony Angelo, 11, Pittston, electrocuted in Laurel Line tracks.
14- Mrs. Amos Gregory, 26, Honesdale, died from gunshot wound.
20- Capt. John T. Ruth, Harvey's Lake police scheif, murdered (near L...)an
21- M. B. Breese and W. A. Williams sentenced to serve three to four years after conviction in Luzerne county graft case.
27- Frank Doran, 48, Avoca, died at Taylor hospital from lockjaw.
30- Two bandits escaped with $600 n holdup of Plymouth restaurant.
5- Cuthbert Osborne, 26, Dunmore, car hit tree near Danville.
13- George J. Gehrer, 28, West Elm St. injuries received in dive into Beach Lake.
15- Daniel Gettle, 42, formerly of Carbondale, drowned in creek near Uniondale.
Joseph McCarthy, 55, former Scranton resident, hit by auto frame at Plymouth.
27- George Schrank, former Scranton resident, in airplane crash at Matawan, NJ.
28- John F. O'Malley, formerly of Scranton, victim of heat near Hazelton.
31- Robert S. Harris, 16, 1640 (D?) ickson Ave., drowned at Long Branch, NJ
2- Mrs. Frances t. Vail, 75, Dalton
5- Mrs Mary A. Swarts, 82, Dunmore
7- Alfred W. Price, 88, Scranton
10- Alonzo Price, 76, Scranton
22- Mrs. Ella Palmer Smith, 75, Dalton
23- Mrs. Elizabeth Birkeck, 77, Dickson City
mrs. Harriet C. Moon, 77, Carbondale
29- Mrs. Mary A. Taylor, 83, Scranton
Elizabeth Widger, 86, Scranton
30- Michael Lynch, 79, Carbondale
1- Rev. Martin J. O'Connor, S.T. D., J.C.D. named
Scranton Roman Catholic diocese.
Edmund B. Lewis succeeded Peter J. Rosar, resigned, as Scranton Fire department superintendent.
Rev. Dr. Richard Powell, pastor of Nebo Congregational church, Rendham, retired after 56 years in the ministry.
2- E. J. Lynett, editor and publisher of The Scranton Times,host to employes (sic) at annual outing.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Foote observed 54th wedding anniversary.
3- Third hottest day of 1930, mercury soaring to 97 degrees.
Trinity Lutheran Evangelical church, Clarks Summit, dedicated.
5-Mrs. Christina Reibel, 526 North Filmore avenue, observed 93rd birthday anniversary.
Dr. F. F. Price, Carbondale, died aboard steamship at Quebec, Canada.
7- Tri-district convention, United Mine Workers, ratified new agreement, to run from Sept. 1, 1930 to April 1, 1936 by vote of 737 to 127.
8- Thousand children from 17 playgrounds paraded in city and presented circus at Brooks field.
Fire destroyed home of Mariano Geambetti at Jessup.
11- Fire in Robinson lumber yeard, Carbondale, caused $15,000 damaage.
Frank P. Noach, 38, found dead in his store at Moscow.
12- Max Blume, 63, prominent business man, died at home on Jefferson Ave.
Mr and Mrs. William H. Davis, Olyphant, observed golden wedding anniversary.
William Drula, 53, No. Dewey Ave., killed in mine accident.
13- Coldest August day in 30 years, mercury dropped to 42 degrees.
David Weiss, 43, Clay Ave. ended life by hanging.
15- Scranton Poor board refused to turn over 1930 tax duplicate to tax Collector Fred J. Huester.
16- John Van Pelt Quackenbush, 71, founder of Quackenbush warehouse business, died.
17- Fire destroyed double dweling on No. Cameron Ave., and badly damaged adjoining house.
Several tousand attended annual Irish Day at Rocky Glen.
18- Two-alarm fire caused $2,000 damage to building at 523 Lackawanna Ave.
Alex Budra, 39, McDonogh AVe., electrocuted at work in Von Storch colliery.
20- James J. (Battler) Flynn ousted as high constable of Dunmore in decree of Judge Will Leach.
Thomas Monterubio, 24, Jessup, killed in mine explosion.
Three houses destroyed, ten firemen hurt, during $20,000 blaze in Dickson City.
Eleven thousand persons attended Lackawanna Motor Club barbeque at Lake Ariel.
21- Two hurt, score escaped injury in bus crash on Clarks Summit hill.
Street car men voted to strike over Carbondale line situation.
23- Dr. Reed Burns, 86, famous physician and surgeon, died at Glenburn.
Two bandits attacked attendent at gas station on Green Ridge street and escaped with $20.
26- New Sacred Heart of Mary parochial school, Jermyn, dedicated with Bishop Thomas C. O'Reilly officiating.
Leo DeValentino, 35, Jessup, killed in mine accident.
27- Two properties wrecked, woman hurt and dozen have narrow escape as serious mine cave occurred in 300 block Luzurne St. Ralph Massankiel, 25, and Willam Williams, 52, caught in slide but are rescued 9 hours later.
Edward L. Allen, 59, No. Washington Ave., dropped dead in brokerage office.
28- Mayor Derby's honorary commission decided against special bond issue amounting to $2,000,000.
Manuel Soza, 28, knifed and shot, in Albright Ave., home; Joseph Cosalito, 34, sought after affair.
29- Ralph Massankiel, 25, Decker court, resued from pothole in Luzerne St., died at Moses Taylor hospital.
30- Mrs. Max Holzman and four children had narrow escape when fire destroyed house on Reese St.
31- Michael O'Malley, David Reese and thomas D. Davis retired by postoffice department.
Monsignore William P. Kealy became Pastor of St. Patrick's church, Olyphant.
2- John Smith, 65, White Milles, WAyne county, fatally hurt in auto wreck.
8- Helen McDonald, 15, Avoca, fatally hurt at D. & H. crossing near Moosic.
Karl Romanauskas, 35, Duryea, drowned in Susquhanna river, near Ransom
11- Fire in Exeter caused $20,000 damage.
13- George Bazlovich, 38, Dupont, killed and George Vodosky, 48, duryea,
fatally hurt in mine accident.
20- Fire destroyed South Montrose Manufacturing Co., plant and adjoining
feed mill; loss $200,000.
Patrolman William Lyons, 50, Pittston, dropped dead of heart attack.
21- Mrs. Isabelle F. Kirk, wife of Rev. James W. Kirk, ( no, not James T.
Kirk of Star Trek fame...) Pittston, died.
21- William Collier, 50, Pittston, fatally hurt by train at Binghamton, NY.
26- Mrs. Effie Lewis, former state president of Women's Auxiliary, United
Spanish War Veterans, died at Waymart, (not Wal-Mart)aged 50.
25- Anthony Attardo, 26, Pittston, electrocuted at No. 14, colliery,
26- Fire destroyed Zagurski building, Avoca; damage $5,000.
27- Stroudsburg celebrated 200th anniversary of founding.
2- John Carey, 17, Olyphant, after tumble from bicycle.
5- Michael Suche, 17, Jessup, drowned at Chapman Lake.
8- John Mayock, Penn Ave. struck by O. & W. train.
10- Edard McHale, 25, No. Main Ave. drowned in Glenburn pond.
Roland Turner, 16, Moosic, accidental discharge of rifle at Rocky Glen.
Angelo Materizzi, 43, 409 No. Cameron Ave. Struck by O.& W. train, Keyser Valley.
12- Patrick Devers, 40, No. Lincoln Ave. hit by fire truck in No. Main Ave.
Emmet M. Pugh, Carbondale, killed by O. & W. train.
14- Titani Vecchi, 5, Tenth (Ave.?,) struck by truck.
17- Mrs. Mary Thornton, 26, Rundle St., struck by auto.
18- Ralph J. Potter, 32, Dunmore, result of injuries received diving at Lake Ariel.
23- John McCann, 28, 1455 Dickson Ave., struck by D. & H. train in Green Ridge.
23- Ralph Massankiel, 25, 300 Decker court, of injuries received when trapped in cave on Luzerne street Aug. 27.
Lenore Davis, five, Old Forge, of burns.
3- John G. Thomas, 77, Taylor
9- Mrs. Amerlia D. Schmeissner, 82, Scranton
10-William Pringle, 79, Scranton
15- C.J. Anderson, 85, Scranton
18- Mrs. Edard J. Davis, 92, Scranton
Mrs. Sarah A. Sweet, 79, Clarks Summit
19- Charles maddox, 82, Clarks Summit
20- Mrs. Ida C. Mettburg, 75, Taylor
Mrs. Mary Harris, 91, Olyphant
26- Mrs. Adah Shennon, 80, Elmhurst
28- Mrs. Susan Lee, 87, Jermyn
Louis Christ, 76, Scranton
1- Cornerstone of new St. John's Orthodox church, Mayfield,
4- Equipment worth $8,000 and 9,000 gallons of beer seized by federal agents in abandoned warehouse on Gordon Ave.
5- Joseph Elko, George St., who on July 21 fatally injured his five-day-old son, found insane and committed to Farview hospital for criminal insane.
Two bandits robbed A. $ P. store in Carbondale and escaped with $80.
6- Richard Williams, 46, Moscow, found dead in Buffalo, N.Y. garage.
8- Joseph Cosolito, 35, Albright Ave., surrendered for wounding Manuel Soza on Aug. 28.
J.B. Hunt, 80, found dead in barn on Boulevard Ave.
9- William Galaida, 23, Cornell St., killed in Sloan mine.
10- Two armed bandits rob motorman of trolley car in Green Ridge.
11- Mrs. James Rinaldi, 55, Dunmore, lost while berry picking, found in mountain at Tobyhanna.
John Mango, Charles Biscontini and John Mancusco, Old Forge, sentenced to serve from three to six years, in still explosion case at Reading.
12- Burglars made haul at Simpson subpostoffice and Rosenbluth store.
Josie Langan, prominent Democrat, died in Jessup.
13- Mr. and Mrs. William F. Fowler, No. Sumner Ave., celebrated golden wedding anniversary.
15- P.J. Neals, 65, former councilman, died at West Scranton home.
Mrs. William Paynter, Vandling, ended blife by shooting.
16- Mrs. Margaret Hessinger, 75, funeral director for 40 years, died.
18- Building in No. Scranton, owned by Freas feed mill, destroyed by fire; loss $5,000.
20- Harry Woolsey, 15, sentenced to life at Morristown, N.J., for murder of Anna Miller, Scranton, on July 13.
21- Mrs. Stella Lennon burned in fire which badly damaged her home in No. Scranton.
22- Fire caused $3,000 damage to home of Angelo Medico, Luke Ave.
23- Thomas A. Ruddy, Scranton, died in cabin at Maplewood.
Seizure of still and materials, worth $30,000, made by federal agents at Old Forge.
William R. Webley, 47, Albright Ave., killed self at Mount Pocono.
24- Thomas (Frankie) Nolan, who served 11 years for murder of Michael O'Connor, killed in fall in New York.
25- Federal agents seized still and equipment worth $50,000 at Throop.
26- Harold Gower, 38, Dartmouth St., killed at Bellevue collery.
Wolf Seidman, 58, Capouse Ave., died at Rochester, Minn.
27- Six men injured when floor of new postoffice building collapsed.
29- House and barn, owned by Jacob Kajarsky on Belol mountain, destroyed by fire.
Adolph Ercola, 32; Robert Brunelli, 30, and Marciello Montecelli, 325, all of Old Forge, killed and 4 others hurt in gas explosion at Central mine, Pittston Co., Avoca, Lucerne county.
30- Scranton Electric co., cut rates more than 10 percent.
1- Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Sloan, 40, Pittston, fatally hurt in
near Binghamton, NY
2- Francis Chambers, 3, Equinunk, Wayne county, drowned in pool made by storm.
3- Mrs. Agnes Doble, Pittston, fatally burned.
One dead and nine ill in typhoid fever outbreak in Tunkhannock.
11- Lewis Paterson, 80, West Pittston, died from injuries.
14- Marion Dukerich, one, Waymart, killed by auto.
20- Stanley Davis, 48, Forest City, killed on railroad near Sayre.
25- Commissioner Leslie Harrison, Patrick J. Conway, and David M. Rosser, Luzerne county, sentenced to one year in jail and fined for misdemeanor in office.
26- John Kubler, Hanover twp. sentenced to death for shooting to death Myrtle Smith, 16.
28- Mrs. Lewis S. Wolfe, 23, Dallas, killed and four others hurt when auto was wrecked in fog.
1- Joseph Dembrosky, 5, 1026 Ravine St., struck by motorcycle
6- Mrs. Mary Vanskus, 51, Throop, bled to death after falling on glass jar in home.
8- Mrs. Georgia Wood Clarke, 82, Jefferson Ave., result of a fall.
11- Edward F. Altemose, 72, 184 Brook St., Dunmore, struck by auto.
David Jones, 40, Jessup, struck by auto wreck on Montdale road.
12- Edgar P. Mangan, 17, Taylor, fatally hurt by auto.
13- Jacob Cordier, 61, Meadow Ave., in auto wreck on Montdale road.
Mrs. Nora Sullian, 45, South Ninth Ave., hit by auto at Taylor.
14-Martin Murray, 30, Olyphant, struck by O. & W. train.
15- John Topa, 15, Ransom Twp., of wound received while hunting,
18- Henry Baclowski, 9, So. Wyoming Ave., of auto injuries.
William Glynn, 19, Jessup, in cave of coual stripping operation.
21- Patrick Kane, 50, of near Crystal Lake, struck by unidentified motorist on Carbondale-Clifford road.
27- Mrs. Anna Poplawaska, 70,. Covington, struck by auto at Dalesville.
John Nayduck, 34, Meridan St. hit by auto.
28- Robert Vanston, 7, Meridan St. struck by Lackawanna train sept. 9
29- John Berchinsky, 46, Winton, hit by O. & W. train at Peckville.
1- John Graboski, 68, No. Scranton, died of injuries received
by motorcycle at Tobyhanna Aug 29.
2- Mrs. Henry Beyea, former Dunmore resident, in collision of train and auto at Carlisle, PA.
4- John Boyd, 40, 816 West Market St. of burns received at work in subway, New York.
7- John Clune, 30, Carbondale, hit by derrick cable at Binghamton, NY.
13- Bodies of A.M. Schroeder and Mrs. Lila Salmon, 37, both of Carbondale, found in wrecked auto at Alford, Susquehanna county.
1- Harry W. Perry, 84, Madison Twp.
2- Culbert Kellett, 84, Scranton
Mrs. David McCrone, 86, Jermyn
3- Mrs. William Jones, 87, Scranton WS
8- Mrs. Mary Cannon, 97, Scranton
Peter Stenzhorn, 80, Throop
Mrs. Georgia W. Clarke, 92, Scranton
9- Mrs. Catherine Morgan, 86, Scranton
10- Mrs Sabina Williams, 80, Scranton
11- Mrs W.E. Reed, 75, Scranton
13- Mrs. Frances Peters, 81, Dunmore
Mrs. Katherine S. Stage, 83, West Abington
16- Mrs. Ellen Mullen, 90, Jessup
17- Mrs. Mary Bocainski, 85, Scranton
20- Mrs. Mary Powell, 87, Scranton
25- John Schlappi, 77, Taylor
1- Rev. George Michalo, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Michaylo,
ordained to Greek Catholic preiesthood in Rome.
John Lockey, 47, colored, died at State hospital after fight; William Rooker, 35, arrested.
5- Rabbi Bernard Heller tendered farewell banquest at madison Avenue temple, prior to bus leaving to become director of Michigan.
Cornerstone at Holy Ghost church, Olyphant, laid.
6- Stephen G. Fitch, 59, prominent in politics, died at Clarks Summit.
J. C. Taylor, former county superintendent of schools, died.
7- Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, only man to fly over both North and South poles, visited Scranton.
8- Pennsylvania Statae Sabbath School association opened convention in Elm Park church.
9- Mr and Mrs. William Saxie, Blakely, observed golden wedding anniversary.
John O'Connor, Olyphant tax collector, found guilty by jury of embezzlement.
10- John R. James, 59, deputy state secretary of mines, died at Hahnemann hospital.
11- Hugh A. Dawson, 46, former representative Second Legistlative district, died at Scranton.
E.J. Lynett, editor and publisher of the Scranton Times,. honored by Twenty-five year club at banquet on thrity fifth anniversayr of ownership of newspaper.
12- Italian-Americans, numbering 1,100, honored memory of Columbus at banquet.
Michael King, 60, Pittston Ave., found hanging from tree, died at State hospital.
13- Scranton Times and Strand theater entertained 550 orphans and invalids at annual party.
New chapel of Maryknoll school, Clarks Summit, built to honor memory of Bishop M.J. Hoban, dedicated
14- Adam Stadinski, 25, Scranton. sentenced by Judge Will Leach to serve from three and a half to seven years in prison for wounding of George Stales.
Fire in jewelry store of Lewis Corr, Penn Ave., caused $10,000 damage.
17- Cloudburst in Scranton and Lackawanna valley.
19- Cornerstone of new Mercy hospital nurses home laid, Bishop Thomas C. O'Reilly officiating.
21- First snow flurries of season.
E.J. Lynett, editor and publisher of The Scranton Times, honored by Scranton council, 280, Knights of columbus, on his thirty-fifth anniversary as owner of the Times.
William E. Watkins, 64, well known mining man, died.
23- Dr. J. C. Reifsnyder, 61, widely known physician, died,
25- James F. Boylan, volunteer fireman for 50 years, died at Carbondale.
27- Police with pulmotor saved life of Helen magis, 14, overcome by escaping illuminating gas while asleep in house on Marvine Ave.
28- Frank Petuala, River St., died from mine injuries
29- Mines idle as workers celebrated John Mitchell Day.
30- Thieves smashed window of Scranton Talking Machine Co., and escaped with $2000 loot.
31- Peter Dubic, 34, Nay Aug, died of mine injuries.
1- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Scogliatta, married three weeks, killed
5- Monsignore P.C. Winters, pastor at St. John's church, Pittston, died after reading mass.
Florence colliery breaker at Dupont, destroyed by fire; loss, $175,000.
Mr. and Mrs. William J. Ferber, Honesdale, observed golden wedding anniversary.
7- Accidental placing of poison in dinner dessert killed Leonard Pritchard,
50, Roaring Brook Twp., Luzerne county.
9- Josephine Brick, 2, Avoca, died of burns.
Mrs. Thomas H. Graham, 54, Stroudsburg, former grand opera singer of international fame, leaped or fell to death in Philadelphia.
10- Enrico Martini, 10, Duryea, fatally hurt by auto.
Four miners killed in gas explosion at Kingston Coal Co. mine, Edwardsville.
Stephen B. Bennett, former Pittston postmaster, died , aged 90.
11- Home of Louis Pozlucney at Dupont, destroyed by fire; lostt $9,000.
12- Pittston Y.M.C. A. observed fiftieth anniversary.
15- Mrs. Hester Gill, Pitston, died at age of 100.
19- New Polish National Chruch, Dupont, dedicated
22- Endowment of $600,000 for maintenance of Angeline Elizabeth Kirby Memorial Health Center, Wilkes-Barre, provided by F.M. Kirby, a son, who had building erected at cost of $2,000,000.
25- Six armed bandits escaped with $30,000 in silk from mill at East Stroudsburg.
26- Stephen Kmetz, 23, Dupont, died from mine injuries.
27- Kostik Timinski, Dupont, killed in mine accident.
1- Patrick McDonald, 35, Potter St., Dunmore, in fall from
2- Joan Vought, seven, No. Rebecca Ave., of burns.
6- William Lewis, 65, West Locust St., hit by auto.
9- Michael Kaminsky, 21, Dickson City, in auto crash at Peckville
12- Christopher McAvaney, 34, Dorothy St., while digging for coal at abandoned operation.
15- John H. Harrison, 9, Carbondale, struck by auto.
27- Orlando Incilli, 2, Farr Street, struck by auto on Cedar Ave.
31- Sophie Petrosky, 8, Archbald, hit by D. & H. train.
11- Arthur Meredith, 54, formerly of Scranton, struck by auto
18- Eugene Logan, 31, West Scranton, drwoned in New York harbor.
23- Gregory Jenkins, 50, and Christopher Ray, 44, both of Scranton, in collision between Lehigh Valley engine and auto at Pittston.
31- Mrs. Anna Frankhauser, 51, Adams Ave., in auto crash at Plains.
6- (John) Tamblyn, 78, Scranton
9- (Mrs. Sarah) Hoban, 82, Olyphant
11- Mrs. Sarah Bluestine
13- Mrs. Marie Loughney, 80, jermyn
14- Mrs. Howard E. Decker, 84, Clarks Green
18- Mrs. Clara Van Inwigen Gardner, 79, Dalton
21- Mrs. William Phillips, 81, Jermyn
22- Miss Amanda Twing, 80, Scranton
Mrs. M. Needle, 83, Olyphant
26- Edard h. Williams, 79, Scranton
Samuel W. Haupt, 88, Scranton
27- Mrs. Louis F. Teets, 82, Scranton
28 Mrs. Victoria Szczejanski, 87, Scranton
1- Marshall Keller, prominent business man, died at Dunmore.
5- Huge distillery, camoflaged as home, found in Old Forge by federal agents.
James R. Gleming, 73, president of J.R. Fleming & Son Co., Inc. died at Stafford, Pa.
Fire caused $20,000 damage to Lincoln hall, No. Main Ave.
6- Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Jnes, Glenburn, observed 50th wedding anniversary.
W. J. DAvidson, 52, Carbondale, Hudson Coal Co., official, died.
Joseph Toolan, 38, Carbondale, died from mine injuries.
8- Anthony Petitte, 21, Dunmore, committed suicide by shooting.
9- Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Wint, Fifth Ave. observed 50th wedding anniversary.
Yeggs craced safe of Riviera theater and escaped with $280.
11- World War veterans observed Armistice Day with ceremonies on Courthouse square and banquet in Hotel Casey.
Mr. and Mrs. David Jones, Carbondale observed golden wedding anniversary.
Fire destroyed Mills Lumber Co., planning mill at Carbondale; damage, $10,000.
13-Miss Katherine Murphy, sister of Thomas F. Murphy, associate editor of the Times, died.
John Paff, 70, found asphyxiated in home on Pittston ave.
14- Monsignor P.J. Boland, appointed pastor of St. John's church, Pittston.
Joseph Klinczewski, Dickson City, ended life by hanging.
17- Reese Williams, Taylor, died from mine injuries.
18- Battalion Chief U.S. Grant Cutler, veteran fire fighter, died, aged 65.
Fire swept 3-story building in West Scranton, owned by Gianacaopoulas Brothers; damage $100,000.
19- Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schamberg, West Scranton, wed 50 years ago.
21- Single tax collector law, passed by 1929 legislature, held unconstitutional as far as applying to collection of Scranton Poor Distict in opinion by President Judge E. C. Newcomb.
22- Midvalley Community Chest drive resulted in $43,436.31 being subscribed.
23- Attorney Thomas P. Hoban, 73, brother of late Bishop M. J. Hoban, died.
Mr. and Mrs. Z. A. Stover, Grandview St., observed 65th wedding anniversary.
24- Mrs. Edgar Sturge, 55, prominent Scranton resident, died.
27- Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Pekar, Blair Ave., and Mrs and Mrs. William Graff, Stafford Ave., observed golden wedding anniversary.
"White" Thanksgiving enjoyed in this region.
Mrs. Albert B. Eynon, prominent Scranton resident, died, aged 79.
28- Marie King hacked to death in Oakford court; Jospeh Kosh, 26, held by police.
29- Two-alarm fire in Capitol St...... (unreadalbe)..p, Spruce St., gave firemen stubborn....tle but caused little damage.
30- Rev. Thomas S. Lewis, 74, retired Welsh Congregational minister, died.
5- James Tigue, 35, West Pittston, died from injuries when hit
8- Mxine Parks, 17, Susquehanna, fatally hut in auto wreck at Alford.
14- Fire caused $40,000 damage to two stores and hotel in Wilkes-Barre.
15- John "Tex" Nafus, Plymouth Twp. and "Big Joe" Czechowitz, Wilkes-Barre, sentenced to die in electric chair for dynamiting Glen Alden co. pay car at Warrior Run on Jan. 13.
Perry Sickler, 23, halfback for Pittston A.C. died of injuries
Joseph Kokoskey, 26, Avoca, wounded by bandits near home.
18- John O. D. Mangan, prominent Pittston merchant, died, aged 54.
21- Herbert Reese, West Pittston, sentenced to year in jail for jury tampering.
Ellis Black, Maplewood, ruptured blood vessel while coughing and died.
24- George Frew, 26, native of Avoca, ended life by hanging at Jersey City, NJ.
27- John Manganello, 65, West Pitston, killed and six others hurt in auto wreck on Sullivan trail.
9- Florence Reynolds, 30, Anthony St., hurt in auto wreck on
hill, died at State hospital.
13- Eugene Fugh, 28, hit by Lackawanna train.
14- Mrs. Susan Stone, 96, No. Bromley Ave., result of a fall.
17- Anthony popielarz, 25, Duickson City, in fall down Johnson shaft, Scranton Coal Co.
27- David Jones, 50, Blakely struck by auto.
30- Rolland Smith, 39, Carbondale, result of fall from locomotive.
8- Mrs. Adele Skonieczy, 45, formerly of Old Forge, , in auto
at Passaic, NJ
21- George Moser, Frink St., struck by train in Philadelphia.
22- John Blasko, 43, thrrop, struck by belt attached to tractor at Sterling.
30- Mary "Mother" Jones, over 100 years old, famous labor leader and idol of coal workers, at Washington.
2- Horace G. Simpson. 76, Moscow
John E. Baldwin, 83, Scranton
Anton Weinschenk, 78, Scranton
3- Mrs. Bridget Lawless, 78, Scranton
4- M.T. Hunstman, 80, Elmhurst
5- Mrs. Olive V. Carpenter, 88, Olyphant
6- E. E. Wells, 76, Scranton
8- Mrs. Bridget Stuart, 82, Scranton
12- Miss Adelaide Watson, 91, Scranton
14- Mrs. Susan Stone, 96, Scranton
17- Mrs. Margaret Jenkins, 82, Scranton
18- Mrs. Mary A. Evans, 88, Scranton
20- J.B. Dennis, 82, Carbondale
Mrs. Mary L. Schmidt, 821, Scranton
22- George Bacorn, 82, Scranton
23- Mrs. Clara Anderson, 81, Scranton
Michael Fluhmann, 76, Taylor
24- Mrs. Maggie R. Phelps, 75, Scranton
27- Mrs. Frank Foster, 76, Scranton
30- Emil H. Stuck, 76, Scranton
Hector D. Swick, 76, Jermyn.
3- Olyphant Council named Juctice of Peace T. J. Rogan
Borough taxes, whereas Court had appoointed John Bosak.
4- Twelve men, posing as federal agents, make away with liquor valued at $50,000 from house on Prospect avenue, police reported.
John F. Lally, former Winston chief of police, committed suicide.
Scranton police saved lives of two women, near death from escaping gas in rooming house on Franklin avenue.
Anthony F. Fowler, 73, father of Hon. David Fowler, died.
5- Anthony Howley, 17, Gordon Ave., lost leg when hit by auto in South Scranton.
6- Carl Slivinski, 32, Dickson City, hurt while working for Hudson Coal Co., died at Mid-Valley Hospital.
7- Scranton Lodge of Elks honored dead at Memorial Services.
9- Three burned in $2,500 fire, caused by grease exploding in home of B. Zavistoski, Throop.
10- William R. Lewis sworn in as additional law judge by President Judge E.C. Newcomb.
11- Body of Bennie Vinsky, 40, Throop, a suicide, found beneath Nay Aug falls bridge.
12- Fire destroyed apartment house owned by Borys estate, and damaged two other homes in Olyphant; damage $20,000.
13-L.S. Parsons, former Archbald bank cashier, found dead in home from shotgun wound.
15- Three youths staged daring daylight robbery in front of First National Bank, Jessup, escaping with $1400 payroll of Humbert Coal Co., but were captured three hours later. The bandits Louis Moncuso, Chris Tomaine, Albert Taldo, all of Archbald, sentenced following day to serve 10 to 20 years in penitentiary.
18- George Minich, 38, Cherry St., Julius Wolski, 37, Pear St., and Thomas Jones, 45, Acker Ave., killed in rock fall at Baker mine, Glen Alden Coal Co.
19- W. Wheeler Watson, son of Federal Judge Albert L. Watson, Scranton, and four other young men killed in auto crash at Lewisburg.
21- Dr. Jospeh E. Ratajski, 52, Irving Ave., died
22- Seven persons of two families, at 506 Leggett St., narrowly escaped death when illuninating gas filled house.
23- Heavy snow storm, 3 inches in city, and 5 to 6 inches in county districts.
24- Snow storm continued with 9.3 inches on ground; heaviest fall during December in 21 yars.
John E. Gibbons, 59, Dunmore lumber dealer, died.
25- Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Wickizer, newton Rd., observed golden wedding day.
26- Joseph Gans, 70, fatally burned in glase at 12 West Market St.
30- Dr. T. L. Alexander, Prescott Ave., died.
Fire caused $10,000 damage to Weinburg warehouse, West Linden ST.
31- Rufus J. Foster, 74, vice president of Inernational Educational Publishing Co., died.
Two houses in Dickson City destroyed by fire, damge $25,000.
1- Two children of Mr. and Mrs. William Zimm perished as fire
home at Luzerne.
8- Mrs. Mary Lynch, 77, died at Mt. Pocono.
11- H. J. Reese, Pittston, given year at Luzerne County prison on charge of embezzlement, started to serve sentence.
14- John Moher, 22, Duryea, fatally hurt by hit and run driver.
15- Sanley Kawicz, 25, Pittston, killed by auto at Fortyfort.
4- Frank Candero, 50, So. Washington ave., struck by auto Nov.
8- Mrs. Margaret Galenis, 60, Cayuga St. struck by auto.
11- Mrs. Edard Haines, 24, Madison (twp?) struck by auto
John Susar, 25, Jessup, struck by Erie Railroad train.
2- Clyde Kranser, formerly of Dunmore, in auto accident at Los
4- Lucano Coccodrilli, 43, Jessup struck by subway train i Brooklyn, NY
5- E.F. Crelier, 35, hurt in fall at Scranton, NOv 22, died at Philadelphia.
3- Andrew Wandler, 83, Scanton
4- John G. Sander 84, Scranton
Mrs. Sarah Selp, 82, Peckville
5- Mrs. Martha Davis, 78, Scranton
8- A.R. Gould, 82, Scranton
Evan R. Jones, 85, Scranton
9- Mrs. Remi Cadoret, 82, Scranton
12- Mrs. Lucienda Townsend, 91, Scranton
15- Mrs. Catherine G. Young, 77, Dunmore
James F. Curran, 75, Scranton
William Hurd, 97, Dalton
Mrs. Jane Bidwell, 79, Dunmore
16- Mrs. Elizabeth Hick, 78, Scranton
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