Pittston Daily Gazette Extract
The following is taken from the Pittston Daily Gazette that is dated 1944.
TWENTY YEARS AGO
From Pittston Daily Gazette, Oct. 9, 1924
In court today, Patrick Dunkan, a wounded ___________(unreadable), positively identified John Torti, prisoner on __________(unreadable), s the bandit who killed Edward Murphy, passenger, in the Laurel Line holdup.
Steve Weackawaski, Battery B. member in the World Was, died from the effects
of being gassed in action.
Rev. Thomas Whyte, first assistant at St. John's R.C. Church, here for seven
years, has been appointed pastor at Friendsville.
Mrs. Harry Goodspeed, former resident of Pittston and Inkerman, died today in
Akron, Ohio. Note from submitter: Mrs. Goodspeed is Priscilla Eustice,
daughter of John & Elizabeth (nee Parker) Eustice of Inkerman. She is the
oldest sister of my grandmother, Ethel M. Eustice Schmaltz. Priscilla
Eustice Goodspeed died from kidney failure after giving birth.
The above information was
donated by Linda Schmaltz Vernon
Any questions about this information should be directed to her.
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