A Polish wedding which was celebrated at Hazleton, Pa., on Christmas Day, was the cause of some sensational occurrences before the close of the day.
Ill-feeling has prevailed for a long time between the Austrians and the Poles in the town, and after the wedding ceremony an attempt was made, it is alleged, by the Austrians to blow up the Polish party by dynamite.
The attempt failed, but a riot ensued, in which firearms were freely used on both sides. A dozen were shot, and many more received injuries from other weapons. It is believed that four will die.
The Herald, Tamworth, December 30, 1893.