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Front page Dec. 30, 1914: ' "Be careful," constable's order'

Plenty of local news made the day's front page, including continuing coverage of the shooting death of a Buffalo man by Canadian soldiers.

"Inquest into shooting on river today"

"Chief Thomas Delaney of the provincial police took the stand this afternoon when the inquest into the death of Walter Smith was opened by Coroner J. R. Mencke in Fort Erie and repeated his story of the shooting of the Buffalo duck hunters by soldiers of the Canadian militia."

"Falls after he discards belt"

"Harry Tutton, 23 years old, a window cleaner, employed at the Chamber of Commerce, fell from the sixth floor of the innter court about 2 o'clock this afternoon to the glass roof of the Bankers' Trust company."

"Two club Tonawanda man; may be Zurbrick slayers"

"Charles Fourpaugh, believed to have money hidden in his home at 121 Cramer street, was attacked in the kitchen of his house last evening by two men, who beat him with clubs but were frightened away by the approach of a neighbor."

"Man dies after tooth is drawn"

"John Connelly, 19 years old, a clerk of 513 Niagara street, died at the Columbus hospital this morning, following the extraction of a tooth which caused a swelling in the mouth, and which is said to have suffocated him."

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Dec 30 1914

 

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