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Two Friends Are Arrested ChargedWith Assisting Hint To Make Escape From Jail GETTYSBURG, Jan. 7. After being a fugitive from justice since Sunday night Leo Klingan, of Lit-tlestown, Lit-tlestown, Lit-tlestown, surrendered to the State police last night and in default of $1000 bail has been made a prisoner prisoner in the Adams County jail here. Klingan was arrested Saturday Saturday evening in Littlestown, where he was charged with being drunk and disorderly. As Officer Keefer was taking him to the lockup in that town he assaulted the officer who deputized several persons in the crowd which gathered to help him land the prisoner. About 3 o'clock Sunday morning several friends sawed the locks on the outside of the lockup and assisted him to escape. These friends are charged with having taken the boy to Baltimore, where he stayed until last night when he returned to the home of his brother at Westminster, from which place he went to Littlestown and surrendered. surrendered. John Hirt and Edward Fuhrman, both of near Littlestown, are the friends who are charged with helping helping Klingan escape and they have also been arrested and are being held for .a hearing. RICHIE TELLS UNION MEN OF LABOR PROBLEMS The Central Labor Union, of Harrisburg, Harrisburg, held its first meeting of the New Year at Union Labor Hall last evening. Regular business was curtailed curtailed to attend a mass meeting and smoker the officers had arranged at which the guest speaker, Joseph A. Richie, general organizer for the American Federation of Labor in Pennsylvania, spoke on "The American American Labor Movement," discussing its make-up make-up make-up and construction, unemployment, unemployment, organisation and in particular particular the relief that the American Federation of Labor and its affiliated affiliated organizations have given in the present economic strife. Richie said $11,000,000,000 had been lost to the wage earners of America through the 7,500,000 unemployed. unemployed. He further stated members members of organized labor had contributed contributed $52,000,000 to the unemployed in the last eighteen months. He said a survey shows there are

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  1. The Evening News,
  2. 07 Jan 1932, Thu,
  3. Page 9

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