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24 THE ENQUIRER, CINCINNATI, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 25, 1935 INDIANA "SANTA CLAUS,rT RUSETAILS IT ews rrom plllppi fc To Clear Station. The Miami Valley n r Threatened RECORDS Students Are Tricked FOOD AND TOYS Distributed To Needy RELEASES GIVEN TO 42 At London Prison Farm Tlvi Women Are Paroled. Columbus, Ohio, December 24 (AP) The Ohio Board of Parole today approved release of 42 prisoners from the London Prison Farm and five from the Ohio Reformatory for Women. None of the parolea was effective until after Chrlstmaa Day. The Board heard 87 CMM frwn the prison farm, continuing 40 and granting two conditional releases. It continued nine of the 14 cases heard at the Women's Reformatory. Those paroled at the Women's Reformatory and the dates of release Include: Hamilton Margaret Hamilton, on or after May 1 to go to Illinois. Those ordered released from ths j Baiting For Santa Xenia, Ohio, December 24 (AP) The postman decided today he wouldn't have time to deliver a last-minute letter to Santa, so he opened it himself. As a result, the little boy who lives In "the fourth house from Zimmerman, going to Xenia," will not be disappointed when Christmas dawns. The letter, from little Everett Lewis, came to the Xenia post office. Postmaster II. A. Higgins opened It and read Everett's brief appeal for one toy each for four children in the family. From Everett's quaint directions, Lester G. McCoy, rural mail carrier, was able to recognize the family and confirm that the Lewis Christmas would be scant indeed, with the father out of work. So the Xenia post-office crew "chipped in" and will pinch hit for Santa In the morning, l'"1 I LrlP'A V 111 I few ff ' i Vc it 1 t v ' P'-X . i ' " I h ' ,i i f ' I.- -I" it 1 - lf I II f : ' II VH Poatmaster Oscar Philipps, Santa Claus, Ind., Has been one of the busiest men in the count ry these days. He figure about a million pieces of mail went through hia post office during the Christmas season, including- mail from all part of the senders with a Santa Claus world to be sent back to the postmark Cold Wave Follows Flurries Of Snow Over Middle West on them. structures was imperiled at Oska- loosa, Iowa, but the flames were brought under control after a $75,000 building had been destroyed, The mail and provision boat to Smith's Island was unreported at ...... ,, . . ... v,.v Crisfield, Md where the harbor was virtually icebound following 10 inohss of snow. t. nH n n Tvmher 24-f API- ' TrHiHnn1 nhri.tmn. Prd weather favored only scattered sections of . . m ,j , Europe tonight. Melting anows, rain, and a sudden rise in tempera- ture were the rule. w.. or.d with thr.. - Rome reported the fairest Christ mas in years. Bethlehem was sunny and warm, In Mosc piled high In Moscow however, the , .now high after a fierce blizzard. London farm, and the release dates include: Hamilton James Maloney. Feb ruary 1; Henry Hackney, January 18 j George Mullins, April 15: Kimr Davis, April 1; James Pope, on or after March 1 to go to Kentucky. Miami Richard Moody, manslaughter, ou or aJter February 1 to go to Tennessee. Clark Clarence Williams, forgery, May 1; William Bland, cutting to wound. Clinton Ruben C. fiharflav. fnreai-v. February 1; Lester Dixon, burglary and larceny, leDruaj-y i; jr-ped Thompson, neg. leotiug to provide, February 1; Elmsr omari, nurgiary ana larceny, March 1. JURY IS DISMISSED IN BERKELEY CASE Los Angeles, December 24 (AP) The jury in the Busby Berkeley second-degree murder case, report ing its members hopelessly dead locked after standing 10 to 2 for acquittal aince their first ballot. was dismissed late today. The Court set February 24 as the date for retrial. The jurors who voted for acauit- tal said they had a reasonable doubt of the state's charge that Berkeley, film dance director, was intoxicated when his car erashed into two other cars, killing three- persons. TWO FREED IN POISONING Baking Soda Sellers Absolved By San Francisco Judge. San Francisco, December 24 AP) Joseph Rosenthal and Nick Manno were cleared today of re sponsibility for the sale of .ooisoned baking soda that caused three deaths here a month ago. Manno s salvage company sold the lethal soda to a department store owned by Rosenthal, from where it was retailed. Municipal Judge Alien Ames held the men had not violated city pure food laws because they sold the poisoned soda unknowingly. BABY NAMED DEPUTY; RECEIVES GOLD BADGE Kansas City, Kan., December 24 (AP) Five-rnbnths-old John E. Blake, Jr., was made a Deputy Sheriff today for old times sake. County Attorney A. J. Stanley, Jr., was perplexed over a Christmas gift for the only son of his old friend, John Blake, President of the Bar Association. So he established a special office, called the Courthouse force in as witnesses and pinned a gold "extra special deputy" badge on the baby. QUIET ZONES ESTABLISHED In German Health Resorts, Where Nazis Cannot March. Berlin, December 24 (AP) Nazi troops are being forbidden to march in certain parts of Germany. very small parts, however. These sections where the "tramp, tramp" of Hitler's uniformed follower is not permitted are in health resorts where inauguaration of "quiet" zones has been found desirable. INJURES HAND IN FALL. Stumbling as he alighted from a bus yesterday at Montgomery Road and Dana Avenue, Otis Coyle, 25 years old, Hamilton, Ohio, fell, cutting several fingers on the left hand. He was treated by a Bin(Te J', wer, cloa."-led wi.- .f( 8 Into "Nanking" Train Which Is Halted 30 Miles From Shanghai, But More Force Way Into Depot. Shanghai, December 25 (Wednesday) (AP) Chinese authorities resorted tq a ruse today iq a drastic effort to break up demon strations by thousands of students at the North Railway Station here, Traffic, however, still was tied up eajly thla morning. On the pretext of agreeing to haul the students to Nanking, where they want to protest against North China autonomy, the authorities sent locomotives tp puli the heavily loaded student trains out of the station. The trains, however, wr halted SO miles eaat of Shanghai, 'where busses were waiting to make the return trip. More Emr Station. .Many of the students refused to leave the trains. At the station itself, where thou sands of shouting and singing students forced their way past barbed aim puuuo uuruuiis to rein-force colleagues who had seized the depot Monday, the situation for a time took, on a menacing aspect. Police, who had struggled aDnar- ently unarmed with the students, suddenly displayed machine tuns and clubs. Serious incidents were narrowly averted. There were only oooasional scuf fles at the terminal as the students, , demanding free transportation to Nanking, held a huge mass meeting to protest against North China autonomy. Others, however, clashed with gendarmes on the Nankine Road. Many were Injured and several ar- ior fu-Jpiese WAcfnJ 1 . : A, T "piuiBuj wa aincriuuung nanaDiiia. Q , , . . tional Settlement, across the street from the depot, were closed, En trances were guarded by riot vans. eSulPPed with machine guns, I TnslaBtAMJoMi. II . T..l nu.i.o amKT. 0ntFlpi? -Keng; dicUtor r the Eaat Hopeh autonomous statei toM r,porterg h, wag unwln. mg to give up the virtually inde pendent status of his territory, and negotiations lor Us merger i wirn T n a an. Hopeh-Chahar council had been dropped. A student strike continued at T" 1 . J i . . . Nanking authorities were confi- ,"r 1Z" 1 : J i0ual .hooirand ' I HnnrPnunilnn ait tha acy t-tuH a I v. aftiiniiuu iaau r-" - ""uummii, guraau saia. , Sterlmr F.;,.8nden."Tm:r,oBn .qenrptnrv.n i - v u' " .TT' - oumKnai C" v-v nwurea itaro " 'Japa"ese.41 Consul General, S? "T" " Zl ... 1 "uu'u..,5l v'or- ' p.p anti-Japanese d,em.nstrations. Ishii' asked for prances rrom tne Chinese m ip -v- City Briefs Oil Station LootedKnrtrlor.. . T-yterday to . anter the Pure Oil Comoanv atntinn . at 1018 Avenue t00'k .j;-; irom beneatit a counter. Purse Snatching Aired Chareed vl" robbery by Miss SVances Cobb, I " : "weet, wno said he w purse containing $25 . j?unday at Harriet and Oehler . Mets',? , Klrby 20 vears Negro, 1024 West Sixth Street, yes- Terday was held for gTand lury ac-" tion. Under bond Of S1.000 hv Mil. - nclpal Judge OUs R. Hess. Thieves "Jimmy" Window "Jim mying a window early yesterday at John Wolfron's grocery, 7121 Vine fctreet, burglars took $69 and nost- age stamps worth $2. Sohngen Home Robbed Cloth in e ' and Jewelry valued at $122 were stolen Monday night from the home of Mrs. Llta Sohngen. 2805 Diebv T Avenue, she reported to police yesterday. The thief "jimmied" a window. Woman Attempts Suicide Taken to General Hospital in a serious condition, Mrs. Edna Linville, 42 . years old, 310 East Twelfth Street, -told police she shot herself through the chest because she tired of living. Pickpocket Gets $22 Tgaac Starks, 734 East Sixth Street, reported to police last night that he was robbed of his purse containing $22 by a pickpocket who bumped against him yesterday in a Fifth Street store. Christmas Packages Stolen Three persons who should be open-,, ing special delivery packages today will have to forego the pleas-' ure. A thief stole the packages from a truck driven by Walter Daugherty, 1800 Minion Avenue.. last night when he left the machine to make a delivery at Gest Street and Freeman Avenue. Sent Back To Hospital Paul Day, 66 years old, 133 Mulberry Street, released from General Hospital Monday, was sent back to the hospital last night for further ob-' servation after his landlord told' police that he attempted to set fire to his room. Police said they found no evidence of fire in Day's room. WATER EVERYWHERE! . Allentown, Pa. (UP) Residents In the Nineteenth Ward of this city have a new motto: "City water everywhere but not a drop o drink." This paradoxical situation is explained zy a state law which prohibits connecting homes to water mains until assessment cosU have been paid In full. For Yuletide Broken At Post Offices In Hamilton And Dayton Big Increase In Receipts Is Noted. SPKriAL DlftrATOH TO tbb enquirkb. Hamilton, Ohio, December 24 Henry B. Grevey, Postmaster, today said the Christmas business at the Post Office in Hamilton had ex- ceeded figures for the past four years, The numbar of pieces of mail handled this year was esti- mated at 410,000. In 1932, there were only 277,600 pieces of mail handled. Postal receipts for the last three months, with a full week In December still to be added, were esti mated at $55,589, while receipts for the last quarter of 1934 were $53,219. The heaviest days of this Christmas mailing season ware last Fri day, with 71,200 pieces, Saturday with 86,700 and Monday with 69,800. FECIAL DISTATCH TO TH INQDIHHB. Dayton, Ohio, December 25 The volume of mail handled during the holiday season this year at the Dayton Post Office was the heaviest since the pre-depression days, it was announced tonight by Postmaster C. N. Greer. Assistant Postmaster Henry Pleasant reported postal receipts for the period from December 15 to December 23, inclusive, showed a 28 per cent increase over the corresponding period one year ago. NEW STADIUM PLANNED For Oakwood High School Group Seeking To pbtain $10,000. SI'IM'IAL DISI'.VK H TO THE ENQIIRKR, Dayton, Ohio, December 24 Oak-wood High School will soon have a stadium, if the Parent-Teacher Association and other groups are successful in obtaining $10,000, it was announced today. This amount will be added to the $21,000 Works Public Administration funds now available. The movement received impetus through the success this season of the school'a football team, which won nine games and tied one. A committee, named today with I. G. Renner as Chairman, plans to make the erection of the stadium a community project. Cooperating with Renner are Judge Frederick Howell of the Oakwood Municipal Court, Dr. Walter Prugh, Dr. Warren Briedenbach, and Dr. W. A. Gravett. A number of other persons will be enlisted in the move-ment, it is said. WOLFROM RITES FRIDAY. Body Of Dayton Native Returned Home For 'Burial. PEOIAL DISPATCH TO THS MqCIBltll, Dayton, Ohio, December 24 Rites for William Wolfram, 78 years old, who died today at his residence, 205 Haynes Street, will be conducted at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon. Wolfram was employed by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad for 32 years. He was born in Germany. The body of Miss Rosella Burns, who was struck and killed by an automobile in Detroit, Mich., when on her way to church, has been brought to the home of her sister, Mrs. Michael Costello, Dixon Avenue, Oakwood, from where funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 9:30 o'clock and from Holy Angels Church at 10 o'clock. Miss Burns was a native of Dayton. HAMILTON YOUTH DIES Of Blood Poisoning Rites Are To Be Conducted Thursday. SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE INQUIRER. Hamilton, Ohio, December 24 funeral services will be conducted Thursday afternoon for Frank Richardson, 16 years old, 2189 Peck Avenue, who died this morning at Mercy Hospital of blood poisoning. Services' at the Kuebler-Dawson funeral home will be followed by burial in Greenwood Cemetery. Funeral services will be con ducted Friday afternoon for Frank Okruhlica, 10 years old son of Stephen Okruhlica, 929 Reservoir Street. Burial will be in Geenwood Cemetery. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday afternoon for Will M. Cone, 69 years old, who died today at his residence, 710 Ross Avenue. Services at the Griesmer Grim funeral home, 422 North Second Street, will be followed by burial in Venice Cem etery. DAYTON SHARE $251,034 From Distribution Of Tax Collection, County Auditor Reports. SPHCIAI, DISPATCH TO THS ENQI1IRKR. Dayton, Ohio, December 24 County Auditor Joseph A. Lutz today completed the work of distributing J670.268.23, which represented the final tangible and intangible tax settlement for 1935. Lutz said this amount includes current and delinquent personal taxes collected during the last six months. There is still $110,000 unpaid. The Auditor reported the collection for this distribution is approximately $80,000 more than that collected for the same period one year ago. Of the amount collected, the City of Dayton received $251,034.64. YULETIDE FUND $2,273. SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THI INQUIRER. Hamilton, Ohio, December 24 Hamilton's Community Christmas fund this year has reached the total of $2,273.35, with .$50d reported by the Women's Division. A ...w.l.A.. 1 .1 :i : i i . tions were added by individuals. at At Hamilton, .Middletown , By Volunteer Workers. Special Programs Are To Be Held In Churches Today In Yuletide Observance. SrW'UI, DlsrATCH TO THH KNQTllKR. Hamilton, December 24 One hundred volunteer delivery men today took baskets of candy, fruits, toy and canned goods to homes of needy persons In Hamilton's Christmas in Every Home program. The number of baskets delivered this year was considerably less than in recent years, reflecting the increase in employment. Those assisting J. A. Bouffard, Christmas store manager, were members of Frank Durwin Post, No. 138, American Legion, Sea Scouts and Boy Scouts. Trucks were provided oy a numuer 01 Hamilton concerns. Tomorrow, in Hamilton's Christmas observance, church programs were the center of interest. Special menus and programs were given In Mercy and Fort Hamilton Hospitals, Children's Home, Boys Detention Home, Girls Training School, County Home, and at the county jail. Looking back over the holiday season, Hamilton merchants found that their earlier estimate 20 per per cent ahead of last year held true in the later rush days of the hopping season. Stores tonight were closed at the regular hour. ll'fC'IAL MSPATI.'H TO THE KNQnrnliR. Middletown, Ohio, December 24 That there will be no empty stockings in Middletown Christmas, even in the homes of needy families, was assured today when Boy and Girl Scouts distributed 1,500 toys that were contributed by citizens during the last two weeks and repaired by Scouts, the Girls repairing the dolls. .. The Salvation Army at the same time distributed 250 baskets of food While similar activity was conducted by several sororities, fraternal organizations and the Garfield Mission, a charitable institution here. COUPLE WED 63 YEARS. - Relatives To Be Guests Of Mr. . And Mrs. James R. Howard. SPLTIAT. niSPATt'H TO THK KNQt lRKR. Middletown, Ohio, December 24 Mr. and Mrs. James Rendle Howard of West Middletown were married 63 years ago tonight at a little ehurch in Howard, Mass. They came to Middletown 54 years ago and have resided in their home on a hill overlooking the city ever since. Two days before Christmas, Howard celebrated his ninety-second birthday anniversary. His bride of more than a half century ago is 87. Both are enjoying excellent health. Tomorrow Mrs. Howard will prey-re a Christmas dinner for friends and relatives who will be ber guests. MIDDLETOWN WOMAN DIES. Rites To Be Conducted Thursday For Mrs. Amanda J. Singer. SrKrIAl. DISPATCH TO THK KNQt'HtKK. Middletown, Ohio, December 24 Mrs. Amanda Jane Singer, 79 years old, widow of J. E. Singer, founder of the Singer Sheet Metal and Furnace Works here, died early today at her residence, 610 Fourteenth Avenue where she had been ill with pneumonia for the last week. She has been a resident here for more than half a century. Mrs. Singer is survived by four daughters and three sons. Funeral services will be conduct-ad at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the residence. VACCINATION IS ORDERED Tor Jamestown School Children After Diptheria Outbreak. Jamestown, Ohio, December 24 (AP) The Jamestown School Board ordered today that all school children be immunized against .diphtheria before returning to classes January 6. ... The State Health Department has forbidden public gatherings since a teacher was found to have diphtheria. Health authorities said 300 of the 430 pupils in Jamestown Schools already had been immunized. IMPROVEMENT IS 0KEHED. SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THK ZNQUIItUB. Hamilton, Ohio, December 24 Works Progress Administration engineers today approved a project for improvement of the Buckley-Stahlheber Road, in Hanover Township, for a distance of 10,684 feet. Federal funds for $15,000 will be provided, and the work will cost $34,000. The road will be widened and graded SUFFERS KNIFE WOUNDS. SI-XOIAL DI8PATCH TO THK K.VQUIBKR. Middletown, Ohio, December 24 I. W. Planck, 61 years old, of 807 Maple Avenue, is at a hospital here in serious condition as a result of knife wounds in his left side, suf fered, police say, when he engaged 1b a fight on Clinton Street near Reynolds Street tonight. Police are searching for Planck s opponent, HOTEL OWNER KILLED. Winchester, Ind., December 24 (AP) Riley Hoffman, seventy-two- year-old Winchester resident, who was killed todiy in a Florida automobile accident, was the owner nd operator of the Randolph Hotel here, and proprietor of a cemetery monument business. He bad extensive real estate holdings in this city. j lie in in Associated Pre... A police guard was supplied to Oscar Focke, Dayton. Ohio, meat packer, following receipt of a letter in which he was threatened with kidnaping unless he signed "that paper." He could give no hint as to what was meant by "that paper." INDIANA BRIEFS (By ASSOCIATED PRESS) Fort Wayne, December 24 Coro ner Raymond J. Berghoff attributed suioide today to Dr. Maurice I. Rosenthal, 66 years old, who was found dead today at his home. A bullet wound caused death, the Cor oner said. Dr. Rosenthal had been ill two years. Columbus Testimony in a divorce case of two deaf mutes relayed to the court by an interpreter included the husband's allegation that his wife washed the family dog in the dishpan. Carl Davis, the husband, received the decree. Clinton Two-year-old Mildred June Carrell is dead of scalds suffered Saturday when she fell into a tub of boiling water at the Crompton Hill home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Carrell. Connersville Twelve - year - old Lawrence Nathan Wamsley, searching in a closet for his overshoes, accidentally fired a rifle, killing his three-year-old brother, George Dean Wamsley. PLAN OKEHED TENTATIVELY For New School At Dayton And Additions To Old Building. SPIX'IAI IIHIAT'H TO THK EXljrinKIt. Dayton, Ohio, December 24 The Dayton Board of Education tentatively has approved contracts for the construction of the new Hearthstone School and additions to Kiser and Stivers High Schools, this being the final step preparatory to the begining of actual work of construction. The contracts were returned today to State Progress Works Administraton headquarters in Columbus. Under the set-up, the Progress Works Administration is supplying 45 per cent of the total cost of construction as a direct Government grant ONE-ARMED DRIVER KILLED 'When Automobile Is Struck By Train Troy Man Is Victim. SPECIAL DIRPATCH TO TUB KNqCIRER. Troy, Ohio, December 24 M. M. Rudy, 77 years old, Troy, was fatally injured when a northbound Baltimore and Ohio passenger train demolished his automobile at a crossing here today. Rudy, who had only one arm, was picked up from under the wreckage after being dragged approximately 50 feet and rushed to the hospital here, but was dead on arrival. BOY DIES OF INJURIES. 3PWIAI. lilsrATTH TO THH KXQ17IRKH. Wilmington, Ohio, December 24 James Bartholomew, 5 years old, Clarksville, died in a hospital here early today of a fractured skull suffered when struck by an automobile near his home December 11. The car was driven by B. L. Owens, Norwood, Ohio, according to officers who investigated the accident. RETIRED GROCER IS DEAD. IWMI,. DJgJ'ATl'H TO TlUi K.NUUIIIsn, Middletown, Ohio, December 24 David Maloney, 78 years old, re tired pioneer grocer, died today at his home, 110 Moore Street, a victim of pneumonia. He was widely known here because of his many years in the grocery business. Maloney was a life-long member of the Holy Trinity Church. DESERTION IS CHARGED By Hamilton Woman In Divorce Suit Wed In Kentucky. SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THH ENQUIRER. Hamilton, Ohio, December 24 Alleging her husband drank hot gin, , frequently subjected her to abuse and destroyed medicine in an effort to prevent her recovery, Hal- L. Bell filed suit for divorce Common Pleas Court today against Joseph N. Bell. Later, the suit avers, she was deserted when a hospital recovering from an operation. They were married at Winchester, Ky., January 23, 1935. INVESTIGATION Of Fire That Destroyed Six Room Cottage At Middletown Is Sought By Fire Chief. SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE ENQUIRER. Middletown, Ohio, December 24 Because ho suspeet3( fire that destroyed a six-room cottage in Maple Park Addition, owned by F. A. Jones, occupied by George Ingram and family, on Saturday night, was of incendiary origin, Elmer Reed, Chief of the Fire Department here, today filed a written report of the fire with the state fire officials of Columbus, asking thai an investigation be made. When the family wag absent, De cember 14, fire started in the home, but was extinguished. Two small fires were if ported to have started thore December 15 and December 22, again while the family was ab sent. The house and contents were destroyed. Loss is estimated at $2,000. "It is my opinion the house was saturated with an inflammahle before the fire started," Reed said today. HAMILTON MAN FREED On ?5,000 Bond After Conviction On Manslaughter Charge. PWUL DISPATCH TO THE KNQUinE. Hamilton, Ohio, December 24 William Lainhart, Hamilton, was sentenced to an indefinite term in the Ohio Penitentiary today by Common Pleas Judge E. J. Kauts and then released on $5,000 Dona nendine anneal. The defendant was convicted of having slain Evan Richardson, 16 years old, Hamil ton, but the Court reduced the charge from second-degree murder to manslaughter. The Klcnarason bov was shot when standing in front of a church in East Hamilton. DRIVING RIGHTS Are Lost By Two Cincinuatians And 12 Portsmouth Motorists Under Responsibility Law. Columbus. Ohio. December 24 (AP) Thirty-seven motorists lost their driving privileges today under Ohio's financial responsibility law. The revocations, issued by Frank West, Registrar of Motor Vehicles, brought to 437 the number of licenses canceled in the four months the law has been operative. Arthur W. Redd of Leavittsburg, and Frank Schuster of 75 Arthur Avenue, Mansfield, lost their li censes for failing to stop after ac cidents. The other 35 revocations were for driving while intoxicated. They include: Harry Foster, 1983 Central Ave nue, Cincinnati; Meredith Stanley, 1810 Young Street, Cincinnati; George Early, Portsmouth; Marshall Logan, Portsmouth; Ida Rat- cliff, Portsmouth; Robert Anderson, Portsmouth; Russell Adkins, Ports mouth; Noah Meenach, Portsmouth; W. S. Kincaid, Portsmouth; Albert Stanley, Portsmouth; Orvllle Carver, Portsmouth; John Jones, R. F. D., Careys Run, Portsmouth; Zetta Taylor, Portsmouth; Millard Barney, Portsmouth; Francis Lea-hcy, 14 N. Miami Avenue, Zenia; Corbett Evans, South Lebanon ; Cal vin Henderson, 312 Grant Street, Fiqua; Charles Burnsides, Rural Route No. 3, Piqua. J. N. EDY TO BE MANAGER Of Toledo, Councilman-Elect Says Appointee From Dallas. Toledo, Ohio, December 24 (AP) John N. Edy, who has been First Assistant Director of the United States Budget Bureau In Washington since last May, will head Toledo's government under the manager plan charter, starting January 15, David H. Goodwillie, Councilman-elect, announced tonight in behalf of Council. Edy has had 12 years of experience as City Manager. Edy's last City Manager Job was Dallas, Texas. He served from 19i'3 to 1930 as City Manager of Berkley, Calif., and one year a3 City Manager of Flint, Mich. I Chicago, December 24 4(AP) Santa Claus encountered snow and cold reminii??nt of his polar habitat along- the major portion of his American route tonight. He urged hia reindeer through wintry scene in the Northern states and warned householders there they might expect much the same sort of thing tomorrow. Sub-zero readings were predicted for several points in the frigid Northwest. Iowans, Indianians, and Wisconsinites banked their fires for zero weather. Temperatures below the freezing level were promised for virtually all the northern half of the nation lying east of the Rockies. Snow flurried in North Dakota, Montana, and South Dakota, and in the Cleveland area today. More of it was held probable overnight or tomorrow in the Great Lakes region, the Upper Mississippi Val ley, and Kentucky. Clear and crisp was the predic tion for the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, New York, and New England. Two farm girls Eudine Page!, 19 years old, and Marion Mahloch, 18 were found frozen to death near their homes at Kiel, Wis., today. They had left the house of a neighbor in a snowstorm Monday night A rash of fires also accompanied the frigid invasion. The bodies of two men who were believed to have perished in a $35,000 blaze that razed a store building were hunted by firemen at International FalN, Minn. A half block of business ANOTHER BAS PLACED ON "TOBACCO ROAD" . St. Paul, December 24 (AP) The City Council voted today to forbid showing of the play, "Tobacco Road," because it is "indecent, immoral, and lewd;' but left a loophole for its showing "if it is cleaned up. to suit the Council." Members of the Council saw the play in Minneapolis, where it was permitted to go on over objections judged the best. Left to right are Miss Rita Massa, winner of second prize, Miss Winifred Harman, first prize, and Miss Rosemary Morand, third prize. Judges were Sister Mary Veronica, Superior at Mother WINNERS IN POSTER The lives of 60 seamen were en dangered in the Caspian, where two I? '". o- a -r- a , i i i j m 2L- ?i.S?.R-to in CaV,t6 province i-oaay. Hiirh waves balked wou d-be res- r:uers after the fishermen found a slippery refuge on a huge rock affer tl storm capped thfir boat Officials said the typhoon proba- bly caused heavy damage in South- ern Luzon Island. The Town Hall at. Panrlan. Citanduanes Province. was reported destroyed. Crippled communications from the Provinces Laguna, and Barangas delayed re ports of the damage. The center of the typhoon was passing south of Manila. after certain parts were deleted. J .. . . . . The play, recently banned in vm- cago, is scheduled to opeq nere Sunday. Today's Council resolution, adopt- ed in response to objections by the Legion of Deoency, contained no- tlce t . Mrs. I.. N. Scott that license of her theater would be revoked if the play is presented in its pres- ent form. -M-oko.a tha onmnonv anil Mrs. Scott did not indicate imme- diately whether they would attempt a revision. CONTEST of Mercy Academy, Rev. Roger C. Straub, Moderator of the Cincinnati Local Conference of the Catholic Students Mission Crusade, and Thomas Quinlan, President of the local conference, ' J 4 ' I ;: i gU Lri!ll-v I From the 222 entries in the Mis sion Poster Contest held at Mother of Mercy Academy, Werk Road, Westwood, posters of the three students shown above were ad

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