Today in Delaware County history, July 9

Today in Delaware County history, July 9


100 Years Ago, 1923: Searching for evidence, when conducting a raid on the establishment of Tadwicz Kolosinski, 718 Morton Ave., Saturday night, Detective Freimuth, while examining the interior of a closet, unconsciously touched a spring which immediately opened a panel and revealed a secret compartment containing bottles of various sizes, containing liquor. At a preliminary hearing before Magistrate Elliott in police court yesterday morning, Kolosinski, who had previously been charged with violations of the prohibition law, was held in $2,000 bail for a further hearing Wednesday.

75 Years Ago, 1948: One workman was slightly shaken up, about 10:45 a.m. Friday, when a jet aircraft engine exploded in a test cell at the Lester plant of Westinghouse Electric corporation. There was no damage to the plant, officials reported. The workman, Jack English, a millwright, was working in a building adjoining cell No. 2, where the engine was undergoing…

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