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Thursday, January 7, 1943
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THE PITTSBURGH PRESS, THURSDAY. JANUARY 7, 1943 PAGE II MORE INDUCTED Value Of Property Oi Warren G, Heer. West View, wflham H. Enfrelhardt. Bellevue. Ernest E. McFadden Jr.. Millvale. William L. Aston Jr.. West View. James A. Mikelonis. West View. Yugoslav M. Unkovich. Bellevu. Richard T. Visokey. Bellevue. Harry D. Turner. West View. Herman H. Sheftler. Coraopolis. Charles A. Snatchko Jr.. Sturgeon. Charles Corris. Tyre. Jo SUnetich. Cuddy. James W. McXamari. Pittsburgh. AT GREENSBURG In City And County Mounts 15 Millions Bellevue And Bridqeville AlTin 3. Trautman. Imperial. John Kotsuk. Nobleetowo. Tony Csldart. Brldtfeville. Jsmei A. Hughes. Imperial. George L,. Tarap. Oakdale. Donald C. Jones. Bellerue. John S. Nirrelli. Bellevue. Xorbert F. Hammer. Perrysvillo. Owen S. Kist. Laurel Gardens. Leonard Caruso. Bellevue. Robert S. Scribner. Bellevue. Otto G. Antonetie. West View. Albert L. WesseL PerrysvUle, Harold L. Knnie. Bellevue. Leo J. Holihan. Bellevue. Joseph W. Murray. Allison Park. Edward M. Fischer. Allison Park., John H. Faulk Jr.. Bellevue. Edgar L. Keira. Bellevue. Thomaa M. Patton. West View. Walter G. Kunson. West View. Edward L. Miller Jr.. Bellevue. William R. Nofsinger. West View. Charles O. Schellhaas. West View. Charles D. Bender. West View. Donald A. Benedict. East Bellevue. Richard J. Koehler. Bellevne. Henry J. Schellhaas Jr.. West View. Frank Schwartz. West View. DR. CHILE DIES IN OWN CLINIC AT AGE OF 78 Heart 'Ailment for Which He Sought Cure Claims "Famed Surgeon By The United Press CLEVELAND, Jan. 7 Dr. George W. Crile, 73, internationally famous physician and pioneer surgeon, died Send Contingents The following selectees from Alle THE LAUNDRY problem is solved for Yanks in India by a class of natives called Dhobis. An astute businessman, the Dhobl looks the soldier over and gives him a season's estimate. High percentage of equipment lost makes up for the low wage paid. gheny County Draft Boards 14, Bellevue, and 17, Bridgeville, have been Inducted at Greensburg the 1943 Triennial Assessment Total Set At $1,855,000,000 Army announced today: Joseph A. Parolme. Bridxevilla, iiuaoipn j. Aovach. Bridreville. In Preliminary Figures Of Tax Board; Increase Attributed Directly To War Boom By ASHLEY EMSHWILLER KROGER i Here - today ol cases to Court for further redress. How much more of a shrinkage the courts will allow, cannot be pre- Here's where SJV Hot-dated coffee pays off! Property values for taxing purposes in the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County increased approximately 15 million dollars in the last year, according to preliminary figures released today by the Alle cuctea. Difference Explained In establishing the City's 1943 budget last December. Council esti mated the City's 1943 evaluations at neart ailment a disease for which he believed he had discovered the cause but was unable to discover the cure. He had been ill in the hospital at Cleveland Clinic, ol of which he was a co-founder, since Dec. 14. $1,028,000,000. 22 t?5 1 "It's wonderful,'4 say homemakers, "how many more good cups of coffee you get from fresh, full strength Hot-Dated Coffee!" Right'. It's dated within one hour from the roaster . . sealed in the bean till you buy . . . store ground to suit your coffee maker. You can't beat it! Spend your ration stamp for more good "cups" not just a pound of prc-ground coffee. But, for the application of Countv gheny County Tax Board. Assessors' returns on real estate in Pittsburgh, the boroughs, townships and the third class cities, according to James Rae, Board chairman, indicate the total for the 1943 Triennial Assessment will be $1,855,-000,000 as compared with an actual valuation of $1,840,732,559 in 1942. taxes on the same hold i:s. Tax Board assessors placed a figure of $1,034,977,778. The ultimate assessment, Mr. Rae believes, for applica tion of county levies will be some MORE SCRAP TO HELP BEAT THE AXIS will be collected in a new campaign to be launched by 1000 churches in Allegheny County with the help of charitable agencies. Shown mapping the drive which jll start Jan. 18 are Dr. Albert G. Curry, seated, chairman; and standing, left to right, H. W. Shepard, Major Herbert Sparks and Mrs. H. D. Stark. where in the neighborhood of $1,020,000,000. War Boom Adds Revenues The increase is attributable di He explained the difference will arise from the fact that the City is on a "higher tax basis' with re rectly to the war boom which struck the district with the fall of France and then wa accelerated by Pearl Harbor. $ spect to levying against railroad properties. The County, he pointed out, is prohibited, by law, from taxing certain railroad property and 'It was brought about largely by CHURCH SCRAP DRIVE PLANNED maxes no assessments in such cases. the vast expansion of industrial plants and the installation of hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth County Estimate Given of new machinery needed to - help For purposes of levying the County's 1943 taxes and these will boost the nation's production of war materials plus new home construction in the suburban areas of be established In another two Get months during th Commissioners' Trucks Enlisted to Metal, Rubber budget sessions the Board estimated Dr. Crile His condition gradually grew worse and death came at 9:03 a. m. His accomplishments in 50 years of research had brought wide acclaim. He was the discoverer of adrenalin, the conqueror of operative shock, the first to operate locally for goitre and the first to attempt blood transfusions. Synthetic Cell Studied However, it was his long research into man's intelligence, personality and energy which climaxed his career. After thousands of miles of travel and the examination of thou-: sands of animals, he evolved the theory that, in all but man and the higher apes, the size of the brain was related directly to the body's metabolism, or its burning of food as fuel. In civilized man, he concluded, the "thinking brain" is 780 per cent greater than necessary to execute basic metabolism and the excessive demands by the human brain upon the energy organs of the body may be responsible for such "energy diseases" as heart trouble, goitre and mental ills. Ends Operative Fears Pittsburgh," Mr. Rae said. Home Owners Benefit This increase occurred, however, despite the fact that the owners the Triennial figures would be: For boroughs, townships and third I of small homes throughout the City class cities $842,355,000. This figure, likewise, will slumn to around 835 million dollars from ind County have benefitted by decreases in assessments in an aggregate amount of about 5 million dollars, according to Mr. Rae. It was the first time in history that a County Tax Board has made due process of appeals and adjustments, Mr. Rae believed. The total in 1942, the last Inter- assessments for purposes of both triennial, on the "outside-the-city" real estate was $821,362,200. Thus, more than 13 6 millions of the anticipated over-all Increase will come from those districts in the boroughs and townships and third class Allegheny County's churches cooperating with charitable organizations will launch a new scrap drive fcr metal and rubber Jan. 18. The 12-day campaign will enlist the aid of 1000 churches in the county, church organizations, and Boy and Girl Scouts. This drive is part of a state-wide scrap metal and ruber collection being sponsored by the Advisory Salvage committee of the Civilian Defense, and is designed to reach into every home. Dr. Curry Heads Drive The county campaign is headed by Rev. Dr. Albert G. Curry, social service director of the Goodwill Industries and pastor of the Friend cities where industrial expansion and suburban developments have been most pronounced. City and County taxation. The City figures, also, are used for. Pittsburgh's school taxes. C. Slippy, a municipal tax accountant, recently calculated that Pittsburgh real estate carries a heavier tax load than any other large city in the United States. He said 87 per cent cf the cost of operating the city government comes from the levies on lands and buildings. It was during these researches Ward Totals Listed There remains one question, cur rently in Court for a decision, as to whether the County legally can approximately a decade ago that Dr. Crile announced the creation of an "auto-synthetic cell" through the reconstruction of broken down brain tissue. His claim was widely disputed, but he maintained the cell appeared to function. Close associates said the experiment was ! V KROGJER'S HOT-DAT ED j i 1&k FRENCH .. tfft,T7A BRAND i lpRAND r m"f jj Rich and Vigorous! U lb- 2Sii ship Methodist Church. He met assess and tax machinery which the Federal Government owns and has installed in many of the war plants. The "combined" Board was created, effective last January, by the removal of goitre and first attempted blood transfusions. Narrowly Escaped Death He served in the medical corps Jn the Spanish-American War and World War I. It was in France, as commander of the country's first medical contingent to arrive on the fighting front, that his experiments with men wounded by explosions caused the Allies to alter their method of trench construction. He narrowly escaped death during his long career several times. On April 3, 1941, he was pinned with 16 other passengers in a transport plane that was pancaked in a Florida swamp. For several hours he directed rescue efforts and then became delirious from the effects of a fractured rib and bruised chest. He remained in a serious condition in a Florida hospital for several days. He escaped when an X-ray film explosion at the Cleveland Clinic generated poison gas and killed 130 persons in 1929. He took an active part in the rescue work, putting to use once again the experience gained in fighting poison gas in France. Received Many Honors He was born in Chili, O., on Nov. 11, 1864, and received his preliminary education at Ohio Northern University. He was awarded his medical degree at Wooster University in 1887. Later he studied in Vienna, London and Paris and served as a professor of surgery at Wooster until 1911. Honors bestowed upon him Included the American Medal for Service to Humanity in 1914, the Cleveland Medal for Public Service in 1931 and the American Congress of Physical Therapy distinguished service gold key in 1940. He was a member and officer of many medical organizations. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Grace McBride Crile, whom he married in 1900, and four children. They are Dr. George W. Crile, Jr., who is now reported serving with a medical unit in the Pacific war theater; Mrs. Margaret Garretson, Mrs. Elizabeth Crisler, Jr., of Memphis, Term., and Robert. Army Flier Loses Way Unable to find County airport during a snowstorm, an Army Air Force pilot landed his speedy P-38 fighter ship on the Patterson Heights airport, Beaver County, yesterday. After checking his position the pilot resumed his flight to the Pittsburgh field. Airport attaches said the pilot was Lieutenant Raymond Burroughs. He was on a cross-country routine flight. Mesta Machine Co. has taken the 1939 Legislature. Equitable Application not to be interpreted as an effort the County to Court on just such Heretofore, two separate assessing a proposition, contending that Mesta does not own the equipment, but only leases it from the Federal Government for the duration. bodies had made the evaluations one for th3 County and the other for the City. When the bill was Mayfair Club Noodles 2 1-lb. Pkg. The following are Pittsburgh's new introduced into the Legislature, ad assessments, by wards, as reported yesterday' with representatives of church and charitable groups in the Improvement of the Poor Building to outline plans for the campaign. Dr. Curry said that approximately 75 trucks would be available for a house-to-house canvass. Receptacles will be placed on premises of co-operating churches for members to place scrap. This will later be sold to junk dealers and the proceeds used for any purpose the church may elect. Full Support Expected Rev. Dr. Roy D. Boaz, executive secretary of the Christian Council of Allegheny County, said that the movement will undoubtedly receive 29 26 by the assessors: vocates argued that such a union of the assessing groups as ultimately WARD LAND BUILDINGS Broad, Medium or Fine Pure Egg Noodles Minute Man Soup Mix 3,. resulted was needed to effect a more to create life synthetically. In recent years, his health had been impaired, but his restless, energetic personality kept him at his work until a few weeks ago. It was in 1905, while he was a member of the old Lakeside Hospital staff here that he startled the world with the discovery of adrenalin the drug which restored respiration to persons apparently dead. In a public demonstration, he resuscitated a dog which had appeared dead for 15 minutes. Adrenalin is now in wide medical use. In 1907, he started the experiments which finally overcame the danger of surgical shock. Many equitable application of assessments 1 S 48.960.174 $ 27.187,933 " 133.123.268 71.687.297 and bring about a more uniform 6.28rt44.t 0.071.982 I Delicious soups . . . Just add water, heat and serve! evaluation for the application of 4.... 19.643,715 5 5.917.43( 6 11.630.886 30,715.369 13,890,955 fl.794.949 the three taxes. 99' 7 16,760.430 8..... ...... 15.155.785 Country Club Flour 24,b Finely milled, makes lighter, better baked goods. The new Board was appointed by the County Commissioners under a 1941 amendment to the original 7. 6.807.191 8.642.458 10.. .. unanimous support of the churches 11 act and when it came into exist 20,311,337 11.274.224 8.789.305 34.394.017 12.... 13.... ence . the old 11-man Pittsburgh 14 15... 11.280,757 Swift's Premium Cut-up board of assessors was liquidated. County Work Incomplete 16.. 8.764,818 which will be asked by letter within the next few days, to co-operate. Pittsburgh and the county will be divided into districts and trucks assigned to specific territory on given days. 17 11.254.020 18 4.528.780 The estimated increase in the FRYING CHICKENS . 1.09 22,290,599 20,610,796 9,386,114 14.159.381 24.465,870 15,578.086 16.877.875 73.483,946 18.657.038 10.288,675 9,610,639 9,532,547 31.048,790 12,784,969 13.027,142 15,234.616 10,794.157 6.303,669 5.670,014 16.410,941 18.826.623 5.964,934 12,955.511 6.188,109 2.844.996 6.306.570 19 , 20 , 21 , over-all assessments, Mr. Rae said, is based upon work which has been 1 lb. 14 oz. to 2 lbs. 3 , completed in the 32 Pittsburgh wards, but which as yet has not 24 , Ship Claims Waived WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 The State Department announced today that 5 6 16.196.374 5,796,730 7.367.707 17,633,090 6,237,990 3.288.920 3.314,455 6.433.942 8.237,592 3.080,814 4.058.575 1,954,670 1.469.425 3.064,250 iJVAiD UiVi Vi Jt V O-A. JCLi 9 even after successful operations. Dr. Crile usea nitrous oxide commonly known as laughing gas to replace chloroform and ether. He administered it, and other drugs, on a gradual basis to dull operational fear and to eliminate pain during recovery. In 1912, he reported to the Royal British Medical Association that his "new surgery" in the first 2600 operations had reduced the death rate to a record low of 1.9 per cent. Early in his career he performed been made final for properties out- iSide the City. 27 28..;..., 29 nttsDurgn s dooks naa to De Fairmont Plymouth Cut-up Fowl for Fricassee 2 lbs. : to 30 closed first and certified to City 31 32 2 oz. each Controller Edward R. Frey during Great Britain and the United States have signed an agreement whereby each will waive all claims against the other arising from the collision of war or merchant vessels, or from damaged cargo or salvage Totals . .$471,359,773 $572,650,892 November, according to the new law, so that the City might start mailing 99 35e SLICED its tax statements- which became the first successful operations for Beef Liver due and payable Jan. 1. Hearing Held By Tax Board lb. County figures are- not needed Pure Bulk Lard until May 1, the due date for pay i. 19c 2&?- 25c At the request of the Commis ing County levies. For City purposes, assessors eval CHOPPED. PRESSED Fre.-Shr. Skinless , IIAM ib. 55c God Fillets n. 27c BLUE PIKE Pr. Pork Cake Flour Good Luck Snosheen Pie Crust sioners the County Tax Board convened a public hearing today for uated the holdings of 120,000 tax payers at $1,044,010,000, or about 12 millions higher than the 1942 I-ILLM5 ib, 39c SAUSAGE ib. 35c Sky Flake Wafers NBC pkg airing all complaints arising from the assesment of property during the, current triennial assessment. figure compiled from the last esti mates placed on the same property by the now defunct City assessors. Both the Commissioners and the 'Shrinkage Foreseen Tax Board have received complaints Again in '43 . . . The Miracle Value of the Year! I MOTS flflM I I : mm Wm mill 111 . Mr. Rae said the assessment irom disgruntled taxpayers that the assessments being made for the next three years are unfair and would "shrink," but neither he nor K ROGER'S THIRON ENRICHED any other " City or County taxing official would venture a guess as to The assessments, complete in the what the net would be after court City are being made for the first 20-OZ All appeals, exonerations and adjust ments have been made. time this year by a new Countv CLOCK reEAD loave Tax Board, headed by James Rae, About 10,000 appeals were made lor the entire County. on City properties during October, At the hearing, William F. Poppe, November and December. The ap WASHED, CLEAN peals hearings ended only a few Jr., a Tax Board assessor, who has made charges that the assessments days before Christmas. are being altered to suit political 10' Garden Fresh . . . from the south Fresh (Barrots Kc Spinach And, on those 10.000 appeals, 2400 ib. expediencies, was to be given an op exonerations already have been au large bunch portunity to discuss the allegations. He was invited by the Commission thorized by the Tax Board. An exoneration, In substance, amounts w SWEET D ANJOU ers to attend the hearing to an assessment reduction. Large Sweet Clusters KELLOGG'S GRO-PUP was the first dog food to be awarded the Seal of Approval by the American Veterinary Medical and Animal Hospital Associations Pears 3 r 10 Additionally, hundreds of City property owners have taken their Emperor (Brapes 2 29c a 4 More Judges Refuse Clubs Liquor Permits (Continued From Page One! HK ;-,eSizeA the order of the Pennsylvania FOR QUALITY! GRO-PUP is a food that is good for dogs and puppies, and tastes good to them too! That's the dog food you want. That's the food your dog wants. That's what KELLOGG'S GRO-PUP is! It was created after years of study of dogs' nutritional needs. It has long been recognized in dog circles as a fine all-around food that con tributes greatly to a dog's health and well-being, containing every known mineral and vitamrn your pet needs for growth and vigor. And it's economical! All you have to- buy for a normal 15-pound dog is one box a week! Get gro-pup at your grocer's today. Youll get a thrill at the way your dog goes for it. . Liquor Control, refusing a new club license to the appellants will be sustained." The six organizations denied 11 EAUTT CONFESSES. 'ACES PRISON! Tune In tomorrow nd every weekday Mon. thru Fri. UY F0ST. THE censes today under the ruling were Polish Falcons Nest 449; Polish EDITOR J DAUGHTER Army Veterans Assn., District 50-Ib. rl bag IiE KDKA 9:30 A. M 4020 Butler St.; St. Nicholas Rus sian Brotherhood, Ledge 167, Cur- tisville; Ukranian Home Assn. of Pittsburgh; Scott Twp. Sportsmen's Club and the Raymond C. Burns Post 188, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Duquesne. Judge Kolds Decision In Witnesses' Appeal FOR BRIGHTER WHITER WASH TRY CLOROX qt. 19C pkg. A 3k..20c 2;33c 3c.k..20c Judge Lois M. McBride in County Court today reserved decision in the BAUR'S Snriched Aunt .Hannah's i Bread. case of six Jehovah's Witnesses who appealed from $5 fines levied against 1 Ti 1 Avalon Soap Flakes Free tumbler package. Lux Soap Delightfully scented for toilet and bath. Gold Dust Washing Powder. Palmolive Soap Bath size Palmolive, cake 10c Super Suds Giant Size Super Suds 61c Dreft For washing all fine things. them in McKeesport last December for distributing pamphlets without a city permit. The judge upheld the appeal of a seventh member of the religious sect, Mrs. Helen Koda, or dering the fine refunded. McKeesport Mayor Frank Cu pkg. chanan and four policemen testified against the Witnesses who, besides Mazda Lamps IZ 10c 25. 40. 60 Watt. Laundry Gems 3 ,.. 25c Mrs. Koda, were Nick Koda, Michael Perholtz, Edward Grubbs, John Sherry, Anna Blaner and Andrew ire- ize 24 Blaner Jr. Autoist Breaks Arm A fractured arm was sustained by Lyle Crider, 27, of 145 Lechy Ave America's Finest i M UOCU WOO i f wuwmmow North Side, today when his auto crashed head-on into a West View regardless of price.' street car. He was taken to the Al legheny General Hospital.

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