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  • Old Doc Hyghhat Hyghcock

    Old Doc Hyghhat Hyghcock

    Old Doc Hyghcock comes back into the news, wearing hip boots and a high hat. The hip boots and the high hat and the crazy old car he drove are funny.

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  • Walter Staats Quits As Victor Vice President

    Walter Staats Quits As Victor Vice President

    No immediate choice of a successor to Mr. Staats in the vice presidency will be made, it was stated, and no shift in executive personnel of the company is expected at present.

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  • Frankie Rapp Favored to Eclipse Records of All Local Boxers

    Is Frankie Rapp, South Camden lightweight due to eclipse the performance of every scrapper who has ever been developed here?

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  • City League Clubs Begin Second Half

    Second-half competition in the Reesman basketball league will begin tonight with a twin bill at Convention Hall.

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  • Rotary Club Told of Industrial Drive

    Rotary Club Told of Industrial Drive

    Camden Courier-Post – January 11, 1928 C. of C. Secretary Outlines Plan to Make Comprehensive Survey An industrial campaign for the purpose of inducing new business industries to locate in Camden will be part of the program of the Chamber of Commerce for this year, Loyal D. Odhner, secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, told…

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  • Fairview Legion Post Installs Officers

    C. Richard Allen, commander and other new officers of Fairview Post No. 71, American Legion were installed last night in the Legion home, 1392 Collings Road. The installing officers were Herbert A. Blizzard, state vice-commander and Dr. Samuel Loveman, past state adjutant.

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  • Stone Discounts Fumigation Value

    Stone Discounts Fumigation Value

    Fumigation as a method of preventing disease was discounted by Dr. Arthur L. Stone, city health director, in talk yesterday before the Y';s men';s Club at the Hotel Walt Whitman

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  • Gangster Shot During Melee In Sixth Ward

    Gangster Shot During Melee In Sixth Ward

    Victim of a shot fired in a gangster melee, the exact cause of which remain undetermined, Joseph Cimini, 31 years old, was killed in the Sixth Ward Republican Club, 908 Broadway.

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  • Woolworth Leases East Camden Site

    Woolworth Leases East Camden Site

    F.W. Woolworth is invading East Camden with his “five and ten”.

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  • Murder Motive at G.O.P. Club Splits Sleuths

    Murder Motive at G.O.P. Club Splits Sleuths

    With city and county authorities definitely divided on the motive and circumstance if the Sixth Ward Republican Club slaying, Joseph “Polack Joe” Deven was arraigned in Camden police court today and held without bail on a murder charge.

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  • Polish-American Club Re-Elects President

    Polish-American Club Re-Elects President

    Vincent Raczykowski was elected for the third consecutive time as president of the Camden County Polish-American Republican Club at the annual meeting.

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  • Wins Another

    Wins Another

    JACKIE HINDLE, Camden lightweight who beat Harry Larsen, of Atlantic City last night in the eight round semi-final at the Northside A.C., Atlantic City NJ. It was Hindle’s third victory in four starts since his attempted “comeback.”

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  • Love Plot Fades as Motive Behind Clubhouse Killing

    Love Plot Fades as Motive Behind Clubhouse Killing

    Mrs. Katherine Rosalie Denies She is “Chick’s Girl” or “Anybody’s Girl,” But Thinks Flannery and Cimini May Have Used Her as Excuse for Starting Fatal Fight.

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  • Grand Jury Will Consider Slaying After Probe Ends

    Investigation in the slaying of Joseph Cimini in the Sixth Ward Republican Club Saturday, is “far from completed”, Assistant Prosecutor Joseph Varbalow announced today.

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  • Battle Echo of Murder at Club

    Battle Echo of Murder at Club

    Pretty, piquant Katherine Rosalie – for love of whom men are declared to have fought to the death in the rooms of the Sixth Ward Republican Club, today waged her own fight against her self-avowed rival for the attentions of Charles “Chick” Hunt.

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  • “Mose” Flannery Released on Bail

    Camden Evening Courier – January 19, 1928 Shay Signs Order After $5000 Bond is Posted in 6th Ward Fuss Joseph ‘Mose’ Flannery, declared by detectives to have precipitated the battle in the Sixth Ward Republican Club which resulted in the slaying of Joseph Cimini last Saturday, was released from the Camden county jail us afternoon…

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  • Dealer Denies Thieves Took Slot Machine

    Dealer Denies Thieves Took Slot Machine

    Lewis Shectman changed his story in police court today and declared that it was only a box of cigars, not a slot machine that was stolen from his store.

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  • Sixth Ward G.O.P. Club Installs New Officers

    The newly-elected officers of the Sixth Ward Women’s Republican Club, 908 Broadway, were installed last night. The installation was conducted by Mrs. Anna Moffett, county committeewoman of Gloucester.

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  • Flannery Promises to explain Slaying

    With Joseph “Mose” Flannery at liberty under $3000 bail, a statement setting forth his part in the Sixth Ward Republican Club affray which resulted in the slaying of Joseph Cimini last Saturday, was promised today by his attorney, Samuel Orlando.

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  • Ghost Sniper Shoots at Bus, Fells Cop at Bridge Plaza

    Ghost Sniper Shoots at Bus, Fells Cop at Bridge Plaza

    Probing a mystery that sounds more like fantastic fiction than serious fact, police of Camden and officials of the Camden Bridge today were conducting a vigorous hunt for a “phantom sniper.”

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  • ‘Chick Hunt’s Girl’ Gone

    Back into the notice of Camden’s Police Court, but not into its courtroom, Katherine Rosalie came today.

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  • Rotary Club Lends to 16 College Boys

    Rotary Club Lends to 16 College Boys

    Eight Camden boys last September were able to continue their studies in college and universities because a Camden service club established a loan fund to aid worthy students.

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  • Fairview Club Women Observe Drama Day

    Drama Day is being observed by the Fairview Women’s Club at a meeting in the Community Baptist Church this afternoon. Mrs. C. Richard Allen, chairman of the drama committee, is in charge of the program, which is following the business session. Tea is being served by a committee, consisting of Mrs. H. Furness, Mrs. G.…

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  • New Street Lights

    New Street Lights

    City electrical bureau employees today started installing a new system of traffic lights and laying out six “safety islands” on Cooper Street.

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  • “Ghost Sniper” Fires on Store in Cramer Hill

    “Ghost Sniper” Fires on Store in Cramer Hill

    Camden’s “phantom sniper” has made his appearance in Cramer Hill.

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  • Robberies Laid to Old Mansion as Thieves Den

    Robberies Laid to Old Mansion as Thieves Den

    Women —except the class that has gone there to spoon—fear to go near the place by night, and the neighborhood in general has suffered considerably because city officials have failed to take steps to have the nuisance eliminated.

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  • Ghost Sniper Seen! Fires on 2 Girls, Bullet is Found

    Ghost Sniper Seen! Fires on 2 Girls, Bullet is Found

    Camden"s “phantom sniper” has been seen. The man who had terrorized occupants of motorbuses, drivers of automobiles and residents of homes upon which he has fired during the last two months is no ghost, but a man of flesh and blood.

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  • Camden Centennial Will Start Feb. 13

    Camden Centennial Will Start Feb. 13

    Camden’s centennial will be observed during the week of February 13. That announcement was made today by Frank Albright, chairman of the committee in charge to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the incorporation of Camden as a city.

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  • Reeve Mansion Ordered Razed by City Official

    Reeve Mansion Ordered Razed by City Official

    Termed a ';rendezvous of thieves, a haven for spooners and a general nightmare, the deserted and broken down mansion at Third and State Streets, was ordered torn down.

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  • Patrons, Patronesses Announced Today for First Military Ball

    Patrons, Patronesses Announced Today for First Military Ball

    Patrons and patronesses for the first military ball of the Camden Post No. 960, VFW were announced today.

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  • Girl Tells of Leap to Escape Captor

    Girl Tells of Leap to Escape Captor

    Camden Courier-Post – January 31, 1928 Youth Accused by Child of Luring Into House is Held for Trial After little 10-year-old Mamie Zimmie, 1181 Morton Street, finished telling a story of how she had been lured into a house, and had escaped by leaping to the ground from a porch roof. Police Judge Bernard Bertman…

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  • Judge Shay to be Next Prosecutor

    Judge Shay to be Next Prosecutor

    Trenton, Jan. 31- The name of Judge Samuel M. Shay, of the Camden County Court of Common Pleas, has been handed to Governor Moore as the choice of the Camden Democratic organization for prosecutor, succeeding Ethan Wescott.

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  • Guns Await Sniper in Suburban Towns

    Guns Await Sniper in Suburban Towns

    With orders to “shoot on sight” issued to suburban police in their search for South Jersey';s “phantom sniper,” that mysterious individual today had a “phantom victim,”

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  • Police Invite Bandits to Nice Shooting Party

    Police Invite Bandits to Nice Shooting Party

    Wanted: Targets for Camden';s new desperado eliminators. Bandits and their ilk are requested to apply at police headquarters Monday morning when a practice shooting party will be held.

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  • CAMDEN – A Great City Growing Greater

    CAMDEN – A Great City Growing Greater

    Just one hundred years ago today, a little group of men went before the Legislature and asked that body to incorporate as a city the straggling and struggling village of Camden. If these men could now visit the city born that day through their efforts, they might well feel that their labor of love was…

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  • Roxie Allen Faces Reid In Shore Final Tonight

    Roxie Allen Faces Reid In Shore Final Tonight

    Roxie Allen, local lightweight idol, will climb back into the ring again tonight when he opposes Eddie Reid, New York, in the windup of eight rounds at Joe Wenke’s Northside Club, Atlantic City. Joey Reynolds, Atlantic City, will appear in the semi-windup of eight rounds against Carmel Spagnolia, Philadelphia. Tiger Theodore, Philadelphia, is booked for…

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  • Allen Tops Eddie Reid

    Allen Tops Eddie Reid

    Atlantic City, Feb. 14.—Roxie Allen, Camden lightweight, defeated Eddie Reid, New York negro. in the windup battle at the Northside A. C. here last night.

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  • PA. Girl is Nabbed Here on Way to Get Married

    PA. Girl is Nabbed Here on Way to Get Married

    Because she wanted to get married and have a home of her own, 16 year-old Ida Underwood, of Johnstown PA, ran away from home.

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  • Monitor Survivor Relates Historic Merrimac Fight

    Monitor Survivor Relates Historic Merrimac Fight

    “The amusing part of the battle,” said Captain Carey with a chuckle “was when we turned the hot water hose on them.”

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  • Sniper Hits Auto of Atco Farmer

    Sniper Hits Auto of Atco Farmer

    Reports of three more shootings credited to the phantom sniper bought the mysterious gunman’s score close to the 50-mark today.

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  • The Reign of Terror — And the Sniper

    The Reign of Terror — And the Sniper

    Some say — we have heard it, principally from women — that it is only an advertising scheme, something to attract attention and produce preliminary attention.

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  • Teller In Coma Held in $19,000 Theft At Bank

    Teller In Coma Held in $19,000 Theft At Bank

    Burd S. Garrett, a teller, was placed under technical arrest this afternoon for a $19,000 theft at bank, while being admitted to the West Jersey Homeopathic Hospital.

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  • Bank Embezzler Jokes When Taken to County Prison

    Laughing at photographers who tried to snap a picture as he covered his face with his hat and joking with the officers who accompanied him, Burd S. Garrett, for seven years a teller employed by the East End Trust Company was taken from the West Jersey Hospital this morning at 11:15 to the County Courthouse.

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  • Colanduno Guilty of Dope Peddling

    Colanduno Guilty of Dope Peddling

    Joseph Colanduno, said by police to be a member of a powerful dope ring in Camden, will be sentenced by Judge Shay tomorrow morning.

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  • Six-Foot Wide House Here Declared World’s Narrowest

    Six-Foot Wide House Here Declared World’s Narrowest

    Residents of Camden believe that all of the houses in all the cities of the earth, this city, alone, can claim the narrowest house.

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  • Man’s Head Cut Off By N.Y. – Camden Train

    Man’s Head Cut Off By N.Y. – Camden Train

    Albert Carpenter, 40, 2928 Michell street, was,killed instantly yesterday by a New York-Camden train of the Amboy division, Pennslyvania Railroad, at Thirty-second street.

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  • Zimmerman is Victor over Midget Ambrose

    Zimmerman is Victor over Midget Ambrose

    Camden Courier Post – April 20, 1928 National Park, Feb. 12. Bobby Zimmerman, of Fairview, who holds the South Jersey flyweight championship, defeated Midget Ambrose, of Vineland, in the six-round windup here last night at the Belmont Fire Hall. Indian Russell, of Philadelphia, knocked out Davey Taylor, of Merchantville, in the third round of the…

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  • Burke and Gimble Win

    Burke and Gimble Win

    Camden Courier Post – April 20, 1928 Buddy Burke beat Jimmy Golden in the 10-round feature bout at the Manayunk A. C. last night. Harry Gimble returned to the ring and knocked out Jose Diazeno, of Cuba, in the fifth round of the semi-final. In the main preliminaries, Tiger Johnson beat Frank Mitchell and Al…

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  • Old Doc Hyghcock Nabbed with Ancient Sedan, Gun

    Old Doc Hyghcock Nabbed with Ancient Sedan, Gun

    Doctor Reyouque Hyghcock, known for his “House of Terror” was charged with having a loaded revolver and driving without a license.

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  • Business Men Form Third National Bank

    Faith in the progress of East Camden is reflected in announcement of the organization of the Third National Bank and Trust company, the city’s newest banking institution, to be opened in April or May in a building at the northeast corner of Twenty-seventh Street and Westfield Avenue.

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  • Charity Battles Attract Big Crowd

    Camden Courier-Post – January 28, 1928 Fifteen sizzling amateur boxing bouts, together with nine acts of vaudeville, were presented to a capacity crowd in the St. Joan of Arc Church gym, Fairview. The proceeds derived from the affair will go toward the church building fund. In the feature bout, Bob Zimmerman, of Fairview, unintentionally fouled…

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  • Spearing May Give Michaels Real Tilt

    Spearing May Give Michaels Real Tilt

    Joe Spearing, of East Camden, who meets Joey Michaels, Riverside slugger in the eight-round semi-final to the Roxie Allen-Emory Cabana bout at Public Service Park on Friday night, is rapidly fighting his way into the windup class.

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  • Michaels Anxious to Beat Spearing

    Michaels Anxious to Beat Spearing

    The Joe Spearing-Joey Michaels bout, which ia slated as the semi- windup to the Roxie Allen-Emory Cabana fight at the Public Service Park on Friday night, is attracting nearly as much interest as the wind-up.

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  • Allen Takes Thumping But Gets Even Break

    Allen Takes Thumping But Gets Even Break

    A chorus of 1500 enraged voices, raised in a discordant unison, greeted the announcement of a draw decision handed down by Referee Ray Smith at the conclusion of eight rounds of legal assault between Roxie Allen and Emory Cabana at Twelfth and Federal streets last night. The occasion was the star bout of the Camden…

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  • Man Who Sup’lied Racketeers’ Guns Brought to Court

    Man Who Sup’lied Racketeers’ Guns Brought to Court

    Philadelphia, Sept 6—Edward S. Goldberg, proprietor of the Military Sales company, believed to have been the man who supplied Philadelphia gangsters with machine guns and bullet proof vests today faced arraignment before Magistrate E.J. Pennock on perjury charges as a result of the latest development in the inquiry into the underworld here.

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  • Gorman Meets Test Against Joe Bashara

    Gorman Meets Test Against Joe Bashara

    Successful so far in a comeback campaign launched recently, Joe Bashara, hard-hitting middleweight from Baltimore, will stack up against a tough customer in one of the preliminary bouts at the all-star show arranged by the Matthew Purnell Post 518, Veterans of Foreign Wars, at the Camden Convention Hall next Tuesday.

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  • Safe Combination Blown; $350 Stolen

    Safe Combination Blown; $350 Stolen

    Theft of $350 from a safe in one of three offices on Haddon avenue, broken into by robbers last night, led police to believe that possibly the shooting of Joseph “Mose” Flannery might have been the aftermath of a “split-up” of the loot.

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  • Trenton ‘Phantom’ Gains Verdict Over Local Italian for Third Straight Time

    Trenton ‘Phantom’ Gains Verdict Over Local Italian for Third Straight Time

    Before one of the largest crowds that ever witnessed a boxing shot at the Convention Hall, Vincent Forgione, of Philadelphia. won the referee’s decision over Babe McCorgary, of Oklahoma, in the last-half of the double-windup of the all-star benefit, show staged last night by the Coree Mathews-Purnell Post, No. 518. Veterans of Foreign Wars. More…

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  • Bomb Wrecks Division Street Dairy in Midnight Blast

    Bomb Wrecks Division Street Dairy in Midnight Blast

    Camden Evening Courier – October 11, 1928 JEALOUSY SEEN AS MOTIVE FOR BOMBING DAIRY Police Seeking Mysterious Stranger in Terrific Downtown Blast MILK PLANT DAMAGED; NEARBY HOMES ROCKED Crudely Made Explosive Placed in Trench Beneath Steps With the owners and the police attributing jealously of business success as the only plausible motive for the bombing…

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  • Doris Indictment Studied by Police

    Doris Indictment Studied by Police

    Assistant Prosecutor Rocco Palese yesterday began to prepare his office to take John Doris to a quick trial for the murder of Joseph “Mose” Flannery.

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  • Shooting May End in Murder Charge

    Shooting May End in Murder Charge

    John Doris was held on shooting Joseph O’Connor, and may be charged with murder over a woman and a $5 liquor bill.

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  • Gangster Shot As Racketeers Open War Here

    Gangster Shot As Racketeers Open War Here

    Joseph Connors, known racketeer of Gloucester City, was shot in Camden after an altercation at a bar over $5. Ten people held for questioning.

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  • Brother Follows Killer’s Footsteps

    Brother Follows Killer’s Footsteps

    Slipping down the same path of crime that led his brother to the electric chair, John Doris, twenty-four, today was held for shooting an underworld character.

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  • Death Cheats Wife of Mate’s Surprise

    Death Cheats Wife of Mate’s Surprise

    Fate and the heavy wheels of a bus turned to tragedy a surprise planned by Arthur Hickman, 45, of 2021 Howell Street, for the wife he had not seen for five weeks.

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  • Civatti Outslugs Rugged O’Donnell

    Civatti Outslugs Rugged O’Donnell

    Camden Courier Post – Feburary 26, 1930 National Park, Feb. 26–Boxing fans here still are mulling over the weekly fistic exhibition held last night at the Belmont Fire Hall. Six scraps comprised the program and nearly every bout on the card was a wild affair. In the six-round wind-up Hughey Civatti, of Philadelphia, won the…

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  • Gun Toter Fined $150 After Leniency Plea

    Gun Toter Fined $150 After Leniency Plea

    Found guilty of carrying a gun, Richard H. Morrow, 24, of 2319 Howell Street, as fined $150 by Judge Shay in Criminal Court yesterday.

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  • Three Women Claim Body of ‘Gimp’ Thomas

    Three Women Claim Body of ‘Gimp’ Thomas

    Who is the legal wife to claim Howard Thomas and how did he get badge number 188 of the Camden Police Department?

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  • Fines Total $1005 in Weekend Raids

    Fines Total $1005 in Weekend Raids

    A weekend of raiding in which 59 men and women were arrested…enriched the coffers of the Camden city treasury yesterday by $1005.

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  • C. F. Squillace Gets Suspended Sentence

    C. F. Squillace Gets Suspended Sentence

    After he had changed his pleas of not guilty to non vult Charles F. Squillace, former Camden attorney, was given one year in state prison.

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  • Mrs. Amartha Cybulski To Be Buried Monday

    Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Cinkowski Cybulski, 53, who died Thursday, in her home at “The Willows”, Park Avenue and Laurel Lake, Laurel Springs, will be held at the home Monday at 8.30 a. m. Requiem High Mass will follow at St. Joseph’s Church, Tenth and Mechanic Streets. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

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  • Hurley Gets Contract for Police Uniforms

    Hurley Gets Contract for Police Uniforms

    Contract for new police uniforms was awarded yesterday to the Hurley store by the city commission, which heretofore had contracted with a Philadelphia firm.

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  • Broadway Merchants Trust Dividend

    Broadway Merchants Trust Dividend

    The Board of Directors of Broadway Merchants Trust Company have this day declared a quarterly dividend of 3 percent out of earnings for the past three months, payable April 1, 1930, to stockholders of record at the close of business March 26, 1930. Checks will be mailed.

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  • SECOND MRS. MURRY DROPS ESTATE FIGHT

    SECOND MRS. MURRY DROPS ESTATE FIGHT

    An eight-year controversy over the estate of former city detective ended yesterday when Wife No.2 withdrew her claims.

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  • Boys Held in Gem Theft

    Boys Held in Gem Theft

    Charged with the theft of a $725 diamond ring, two small boys were ordered held for Juvenile Court by Police Judge Pancoast yesterday.

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  • Bank Teller is Held for Shortage of $2000

    Bank Teller is Held for Shortage of $2000

    Alleged to have embezzled approximately $2000 from the South Camden branch of the First Camden National Bank and Trust Company, a former teller was held in $3000 bail by U. S. Commissioner Wynn Armstrong yesterday on a Federal warrant.

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  • Owner Sues to End Lease on Pekin Cafe

    Owner Sues to End Lease on Pekin Cafe

    Camden Courier Post, April 12, 1930 Suit to break the lease held on the Pekin Cafe, 818 Broadway by James Richardson, proprietor, has been filed by Mrs. Emma J. Lickfield, owner of the property. That action was revealed after Judge Avis in Federal court here ordered the cafe padlocked. Judge Avis granted Richardson three weeks…

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  • Johnny Lucas Wins Millville Battle

    Johnny Lucas Wins Millville Battle

    Millville, Aug. 5 – Johnny Lucas, of Camden, won a popular decision over Ray Gadsby here tonight tn the eight-round windup at the Millville Punchbowl. More than 100 fans gathered to witness the bout.

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  • Camden Boxer Aims to Return to Ring

    Camden Boxer Aims to Return to Ring

    Camden Courier-Post – August 11, 1930 Young O’Connor Wants to Stage Comeback in Police and Firemen Show “In this corner, Young O’Connor, of Camden. He weighs 145 pounds!” It has been many a day since South Jersey fistic followers heard that announcement within the ring. But it won’t be long now before it will be…

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  • Garrett Cowls, 81, Succumbs Suddenly

    Garrett Cowls, 81, Succumbs Suddenly

    Garrett Cowls, who bore the title of “grandfather of baseball in Camden” died at noon yesterday at his home. He was 81 years old.

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  • Whiz Five to Clash with Peerless Foe

    All the tension connected with advance preparations will subside at 8 o’clock tonight when two of the eight teams in the Camden County Industrial League start the race for the 1930 championship. The opening event will be a clash between R.M. Hollingshead and the Peerless Kid Quintets and the action will be served as a…

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  • WEARSHING READY FOR OPENING NIGHT

    Grover Wearshing, whose football feats and dazzling play on the basketball boards, form a glowing part of the athletic history of Camden High School and Temple University, has enlisted with the Camden Club in the Eastern League and will join the team when the inaugural skirmish with the Kennett Square (Pa.) quintet is staged at…

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  • Bail Is Denied Roxie Allen in Robbery of 15 in Craps Game

    Bail Is Denied Roxie Allen in Robbery of 15 in Craps Game

    Identified as four of the five bandits who held up and robbed 15 men at a craps game in a Landisville poolroom yesterday, Roxie Allen, well-known South Jersey boxer, and three other South Camden youths are under arrest today.

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  • Roxie Allen Held as One of Gang in Dice Game Holdup

    Roxie Allen Held as One of Gang in Dice Game Holdup

    Roxie Allen, Camden’s famed welterweight boxer, and one of his pals were arrested last night and Identified, according to police, as two of four men who held up a craps game early yesterday at Landisville. Loot is said to have totaled between $150 and $200.

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  • Roxie’s Pals Confess

    Roxie’s Pals Confess

    With four suspects, including Roxie Allen, Camden welterweight boxer, still held without bail, the State Police today continued their search for the fifth bandit in the $200 holdup of a Landisville poolroom Sunday afternoon.

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  • Lewis H. Stehr, Chief of Police, Dies Suddenly

    Lewis H. Stehr, Chief of Police, Dies Suddenly

    Funeral rites for Chief of Police Lewis H. Stehr, who died suddenly at 11.30 a.m. yesterday in Cooper Hospital, will be conducted at 2 pm on Saturday.

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  • Pallbearers Named for Stehr Funeral

    Pallbearers Named for Stehr Funeral

    Funeral arrangements were completed yesterday for Chief of Police Lewis H. Stehr, who died Wednesday in Cooper Hospital following a heart attack.

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  • “Man O’ War” Escapes After Pistol Battle

    “Man O’ War” Escapes After Pistol Battle

    Felix Boccichicco, Notorious Mt. Carmel Character is Sought by Authorities After Gun Battle with Police

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  • Old Stockton’s Three Parks Kept Police Force on Jump

    Old Stockton’s Three Parks Kept Police Force on Jump

    East Camden used to have three parks “in the old days”—and to hear a veteran like Police Sergeant William C. Horner tell it—they certainly kept the police force “on its toes.”

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  • Woman Says Bus Crash Hurts Caused Her to Age 20 Years

    Woman Says Bus Crash Hurts Caused Her to Age 20 Years

    Allegedly, she has aged 20 years since she was injured in a Public Service Coordinated Transit bus crash two years ago.

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  • Fake ‘Floyd Gibbons’ Seeks Freedom Here

    Fake ‘Floyd Gibbons’ Seeks Freedom Here

    Henry Luellowitz, 28, of Los Angeles, who was arrested here last June after posing as Floyd Gibbons, will seek his freedom from the county jail today in application for a writ of habeas corpus.

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  • Vaudeville and Radio Stars to Feature ‘Relief Ball’ of Shriners Tomorrow Night

    Vaudeville and Radio Stars to Feature ‘Relief Ball’ of Shriners Tomorrow Night

    Nine vaudeville acts, radio celebrities and a popularity contest will feature the first annual professional show and dance of the Camden Shrine Club of Crescent Temple tomorrow night in Convention Hall.

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  • Judge Shay to Speak at Moore Meet Here

    Judge Shay to Speak at Moore Meet Here

    Camden Courier-Post – October 13, 1931 Judges Samuel M. Shay and Frank F. Neutze will be among the speakers at an A. Harry Moore rally to be held Friday night by Democratic clubs of the Eleventh Ward at Maennerchor Hall, Twenty-seventh Street below River avenue. Other speakers will include Samuel P. Orlando and the three…

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  • Lippincott Widow Sues for $225,000

    Lippincott Widow Sues for $225,000

    Camden Courier-Post – October 13, 1931 Haddon Heights Woman Files Action Against Railroad for Mate’s Death Suit for $255,000 was filed in New Jersey Supreme Court yesterday by Mrs. Margaret Lippincott against the Atlantic City Railroad in the death of her husband, Willet Lippincott, of 106 Station Avenue, Haddon Heights, a real estate operator and…

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  • 16 Beauties to Vie for Honors Tonight

    Sixteen South Jersey girls are competing in a popularity contest which closes tonight at the first annual professional show and dance of Camden Shrine Club in Convention Hall.

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  • Stewart Calls Clergy for Relief Conference

    Stewart Calls Clergy for Relief Conference

    Camden Courier-Post – October 14, 1931 Mayor Roy R. Stewart announced yesterday he has invited members of Roman Catholic, Protestant and Jewish clergy to attend a meeting at 10:30 a. m. today in the city commission chambers to discuss unemployment relief. The mayor said he will ask the clergy of various denominations to cooperate with…

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  • Shrine Club’s Relief Fund is Swelled as 4000 Applaud at One of Greatest Shows

    Shrine Club’s Relief Fund is Swelled as 4000 Applaud at One of Greatest Shows

    The relief fund of the Camden Shrine Club, which will aid its unemployed and distressed members, was swelled by several thousand dollars last night from the receipts of one of the greatest vaudeville shows ever seen in the Convention Hall.

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  • Ash Can Girl ‘Out’ Again; Parents Held

    Ash Can Girl ‘Out’ Again; Parents Held

    …;And finally, on Wednesday night, her parents beat her and threw her from the house.

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