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Joseph "Mose" Flannery

Joseph 'Mose' Flannery was a political figure in Camden in the early 1900's, also involved in organized crime. He was murdered, as was his suspected murderer.

Samuel P Orlando Portrait - 1928-09-06
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Samuel P. Orlando

SAMUEL P. ORLANDO was born in Italy on April 26, 1900 to Tony and Fortune Orlando. He came to America in 1909. When the Census was taken in 1910 the family lived in Bridgeton NJ where the elder Orlando and older brother Mike, then 18, worked as laborers at a glass factory. A daughter, Jennie, was also at home.

JOE MONTANA WED TO MISS PALLADINO
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JOE MONTANA WED TO MISS PALLADINO

Miss Emma Palladino, one of the fairest daughters of Camden's "Little Italy" yesterday became the bride of Joseph Montana, heavyweight wrestler, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Fourth and Division streets.

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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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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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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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"Mose" Flannery Released on Bail

Camden Evening Courier - January 19, 1928 Shay Signs Order After $5000 Bond is Posted in 6th...

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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.

Katherine Rosalie, Top. Elsie Berendt, Bottom.
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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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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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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.