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.
Mary Ann Lubinsky for the PAGenWeb Project, and by Individual Contributors

 Mary Ann Lubinsky, County Coordinator