Gold Watch Stolen From Workman’s Vest
Gold watch of James Kating was stolen yesterday from his vest, while he was working near 617 Union street. The watch is valued at $65, had a gold case and a Waltham movement. According to the report made to the police by Mr. Kating, he hung the vest in which he had the watch on a fence near the place he was working. When he secured the vest after finishing his work, the watch was gone. His name is engraved on the base.
Source: Gold Watch Stolen From Workman’s Vest, New Castle News, New Castle, Pennsylvania, 18 September 1923, p. 9.
[I’m in search of the descendants of Simon Keating/Kating. One of Simon’s sons was reportedly James Kating. Perhaps this is him? – JWK3]