Miscellany: War

In Scotch Plains, N. J., John Crempa, Belgian War veteran, began the second major engagement of a one-man war against Public Service Gas & Electric Co. Eight years ago the company had part of his property condemned for a right-of-way for its power lines. He demanded $100,000. Eight hundred dollars were offered. In revenge he short-circuited the lines, costing the company a good part of $100,000. When he was jailed for six months. Public Service men offered to get him paroled if he would promise to let the company's wires alone. He refused the...

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