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Raid at Northampton

[Adapted from the Springfield Republican, 12 February 1922.]

Northampton, February 11.—Capt. M. J. Lyons and Officer Henry Hal raided the house of Joseph Zaorski on Walnut street this afternoon and found six quarts of Gordon gin and a quart of moonshine. Zaorski probably will be charged with violation of the liquor laws.


William Mahar Dies.

[Adapted from the Springfield Republican, Feb 12, 1922.]

Northampton, February 11.—William Mahar, 66,died at his home on Summer street tonight after a long illness. He leaves his widow, a daughter, Mrs. Herbert Cooper, three sons, Thomas and William of Northampton, a son in the West, and a brother, Michael of Bay State. The funeral will be held Monday morning at 8:15 at the home, followed by services at Blessed Sacrament church. Burial will be in St. May’s cemetery.