A. Clinton Dell dies-TDN-p.1-8 May 1947 Part 1
DR WER CRUSHED T0 DEATH WHEN the to u in — today on the AUTO OVERTURNS A. Clinton Dell, 48, of Henderson Township, was instantly instantly killed early last evening in an automobile accident along panions turning off Route 22 in Mill Creek borough onto the Sugar Grove Road at 5:10 o'clock. Coroner E. Blair Shore and State Troopers Edward Morris and Stanley Famish of the Huntingdon Huntingdon sub-station went to the scene immediately to conduct an investigation. investigation. The car, a. 1937 Willy's coach owned by Dell, was travelling north on the Sugar Grove Hollow Road. One hundred feet south of the scene there Is a curve In the township unimproved road, and the car travelled straighttahead instead of rounding the curve with the result that tha (eft wheels led off over an embankment embankment until the right front of the car-collided with a large oak tree. The impact caused the car to overturn down an eight-foot embankment, embankment, and come to a stop on its left side. The door opposite the driver was ' open and Dell was pinned underneath his car. Dim- age to the car was about §50. Death resulted from a crushed left chest and a possible fracture of the skull. The body was taken in charge by Undertaker J. Bland Clark of Mount Union to be prepared for burial. Adam Clinton Dell was born on September 15. 1898 in Union Township. He was a son of James C and Ella N. (Querry) Dell, both deceased. In 1926 he was united in marriage marriage to Miss Froan Bair of Shade Gap. The wedding ceremony ceremony was performed in Gettysburg Gettysburg by the Kev. Mr. Stine. For a time they lived in Hares Valley, Huntingdon County, where Mr. Dell following the occupation occupation of fanning and woodsman. woodsman. He is survived by his wife and the. following children, all at home: Richard, Frank, Margaret, Patricia and Barbara, The following brothers and sisters also survive: R. Clalr Dell of Mill Creek. Archie W. Dell of Huntingdon, Willis G. Dell of (Continued on Page Ten) the Sugar Grove Road, one mile south of The accident happened eight-tenths of a jnile north of tha jnfersection of the Sugar Grove Hollow Road with U. S. Route 22 at Mill Greek Borough. The fatal crash, the second in Huntingdon County within four days, occurred at about 5:15 o'clock. There were no eyewitnesses eyewitnesses to the accident. Oscar Long, also of the Sugar Grove district, came upon the scene of the wreck at 5:20 o'clock and discovered Dell's lifeless body pinned under the overturned car. Long nearly missed seeing the Dell car which was down over an 8- foot embankment. Long was operating his truck south on the Sugar Grove Road and he immediately summoned help to remove the car from Dell's body. Dell was seen by- FINANCING OF PAY HIKE FOR TEACHERS LAST BIG BARRIER HarrLsburg, May 8.—The prob-, lem of financing a proposed) 51,000-a-year teacher pay increase today remained the only major, barrier to early adjournment of the Legislature after it completed action on Gov. James H. Duff's emergency tax program revised to yield $140,000,000 during the next two years. Beating down anticipated Democratic Democratic minority protests, Housa Republicans lined up solidly and concurred In Senate amendments to measures which would: 1. Raise the cigaret tax. from two to four cents a pack to yield 539,000,000. 2. Impose a 1-cent tax on: every 12-ounce bottle of soft drink or %-cenc an ounce on car-. Donated beverage syrup to pro-i duce $35,000,000. Those measures, adopted yesterday, yesterday, were sent to Duff for signature signature along with non-amended bills moved to him earlier which double the %-cent-per-pint beer tax, eliminate the manufacturer's ex-> emption from the 5-mill capital stock levy, and prohibit corporations corporations from, writing off trade losses through reduced payments on tha 4 per cent corporate net income tax. A major plank in the administration's administration's finance program for thei 1947-49 biennjum was cleared of legal entanglements and readied for quick passage with favorable report in the House of a BUI (Continued on Page Fifteen; STATE SCHOOL TO ADOPT FAST TIME The Pennsylvania Institution of Defective Delinquents at Huntingdon will go on Daylight will operate on Daylight Saving Ing, May U according to an announcement announcement made today by Commander Commander John D. Pennington, sup. erintendent His announcement as to tha change In time follows: "In concurrence with action of the Borougi of Huntingdon in the adoptloj. of Daylight Saving Time, the Huntingdon Institution will operate on Daylight Saving Time commencing at 1:00 a m Sunday, May llth, 1947, and con. tinuhig trati: the last Sunday in September, 1947."