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Tuesday, January 14, 1941
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THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, TUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 11, 1041 abdefjrh 3 Army Captain Injured In Parachute Leap as Plane Catches Fire Special to The Inquirer VINELAND. N. J.. Jan. 13. Forced to "bail out" of his Army pursuit plane when it caught fire 2000 feet over the Iona Lake fection about eipht miles southwest of here, Captain Romulus Puryear was injured this afternoon as his parachute flung him against a large tree. Puryear. commanding officer of the 33d Pursuit Squadron at Mitchel Field, L. I., who was flying there from Boiling Field, FULL PARDON GIVEN TO GALLDGLY HEIR ATLANTA. Jan. 13 (A. P.). Governor E. D. Rivers today pranted a full pardon to Richard Gray Gallogly, 30-year-old member of a prominent Atlanta family serving life for the 1928 holdup siaying of a drug store cleric. Rivers, who leaves office at noon tomorrow, announced his decision in climax to a brief hearing in the capitol before a crowd that overflowed the executive chambers. PRISONER ADMONISHED He prefaced the action with an attack on the publisher of the Atlanta Journal and with a lecture to the tanned young prisoner, admonishing him to lead an exemplary life. The Journal, now owned by former Governor James M. Cox, of Ohio, but formerly controlled by members of GalIo?Iy's family, has been attacking River's pardoning policies for months. AFFIDAVITS PRINTED The hearing today was granted by the Governor only alter the paper had printed on its front pace affidavits by members of Gallogly s family and officials of the Journal declaring that no fees were involved in the executive's action. George Harsh, sentenced with Gal-locly for the crime committed while both were enrolled at Oglethorpe University, also was granted a full pardon. Harsh, who is a member of a wealthy Milwaukee family, was released on parole last Thanksgiving Day. Hospital Sets Up Old Age Clinic An old age clinic has been established at Jefferson Hospital to specialize in treating the aged and clrvrlnping new medical weapons fcenin&t dlsrnsrn of old hk. Oi ganir.rtl by Dr. IxjuI.i U. I-aplace, lifart prclalit, the clinic has been -MabIiined to deal with the increasing medical problems created by the fact that the average age of America's population in rapidly rising. Statisticians estimate that by 1980 the number of agpd will be greater than the number of youths because the birth rate is dropping hile the life span Is increasing. Studies will be made to determine why certain organs age more rapidly than others, why some persons are "old" at 40 while others are "young" at 60. The objective. Dr. Laplace said, is not to prolong the lives of the aged, but "to make their lives useful and happy up to the end." Families Escape Fire in Gladwyne Families in adjacent homes were forced to flee early yesterday when fire destroyed two unoccupied bungalows on River road near the Wood Lane crossing on the banks of the Schuylkill at Gladwyne, Lower Merlon township. The fire started in the home of Mrs. Betty Cadwalader, 26. a waitress, who was at work at the time, and spread to the adjoining house owned by Mrs. Helen SchafTer, also unoccupied. Mrs. Anna lassie, who, with her husband, Winfleld, occupy a bungalow on the other side of Mt. Cad wdlnrirr's house, discovered thr bia?.r. She and hrr husband then flr! into thr street. Horace Wanarnaker, who lives next to Mrs. fccriafier, left his home. Coal Worker Killed SCRANTON, Jan. 13 fA. P.). Crushed between two cars while at work today in the No. 6 Colliery of the Volpe Coal Co., at Exeter. Angelo Licata. 23. Exeter, nephew of Santo Volpe. head of the company, was pronounced dead when admitted to the Pitts ton Hospital, Pittston. MM IH i li V HI '! II ii I i I f '"'r- & I ii I'll iftf THE COMrORT and convenience of those attending a funeral from out-of-town, or members of a family who wish to remain here prior to the service, completely furnished apartments are maintained for which no charge is ,..ade . . . and no family regardless of circumstances need hesitate to avail itself of the facilities of our beautiful establishment, because the same welcome, the same conscientious service is accorded to all. OLIVER H. BAIR COMPANY DIRECTORS OF FUNERALS 1820 CHESTNUT STREET M. A. BAIR, RITtenhouse 1581 Washington, suffered a possible fractured ankle and lacerations. TAKEN TO HOSPITAL He climbed down from the tree and walked to the Franklinville rd. the accident scene was two miles from Franklinville and a motorist, M. O. Whitehead, took him to Newcomb Hospital here. The plane crashed into a farm tract, burying its nose six feet into the soft dirt, and then burst into flames. MOTOR QUIT At the hospital, the Army flier told physicians that his motor started to sputter and then quit as he was at a 2000-feet altitude. When he switched off the ignition, the motor began to smke. When the smoke started to gush into the cockpit, he "bailed out." being carried some distance from the wrecked plane by the wind. Puryear is 30. As the smoke started to gush into the cockpit, he "bailed out," being carried some distance from the wrecked plane by the wind. NATIVE OF TENNESSEE Two other pursuit planes were with Puryear. Their pilots winged overhead until they saw that their commanding officer had landed safely and then they continued on their flight to Mitchel Field. Puryear. a native of Hartsville. Tenn., is 30. He is married and has a 6-year-old son. A West Point gradu ate of 1932 and a veteran of eight years' Army service, he has commanded the squadron at Mitchel Field since November. Shoots Himself With Machine Gun FORT DIX. N. J., Jan. 13. In what officers here said was a fantastic effort to end his own life Private Salvatore Ponaceorsi, 23, of 51 K. Broadway, New York City, draped himself over the barrel of a Browning machine gun loaded with a single cartridge and pulled the trigger. His wife, Marie, a witness to the shooting which occurred in a tent of Company C. 71 Infantry, to which hrr husband i attached, screamed for help. , The man was rushed to the post hospital where an emergency operation was performed. Medical officers said the bullet entered his lower side. His condition was reported as fair. Soldiers in an adjoining tent told authorities that the man and his wife held a heated argument yesterday afternoon. About 8.00 last night Mrs. Bonaccorsl returned to the tent in time to see her husband attempt to take his life. Lieutenant-Colonel Joseph B. Lcimer, division provost marshal, and Captain John Czingill of the military police are conducting; the investigation. Two More Blazes Laid to Firebug-Two fires in the neighborhood of Walnut lane and Morton st. shortly before 11 last night gave evidence of having been set by the same fire-bug who has been active in that section for two months, police and firemen agreed. First blaze was in a vacant wooden garage at the rear of an unoccupied house at 6025 Morton st. While firemen were there they saw flames starting under the wooden rear steps of an apartment house on the southeast corner of Walnut, lane and Morton st. There was little damage at either fire. Accused of Slaying Phila. Executive Charged with the murder of a Philadelphia businessman, Rene J. Cabielli, 25, Taylor st. near Reed, was held without bail yesterday to await the action of the coroner. Cabielli is accused of fatally injuring Ernest Mastroglovannl. 58, 2211 Siegel St., a partner in the American Uniform Co., 134 S. 11th St., during an argument on Jarf. 5. Mastrogio-vanni died Saturday in Broad St. Hospital. 3 President RACE 1110 l""'BaB","i,iliiii5 9 c ax n s I 's?W,,'m' . jm "' i ill '"" " (A. P. Wirephoto) PASSENGERS LEAVING GROUNDED LUXURY LINER Down the side of the Manhattan come passengers as ship ran aground on a sand bar 250 yards off the coast of they are rescued by Coast Guard boats. The huge cruise Florida several miles north of Palm Beach. (A. I. Wirephoto) THEY WERE RESCUED FROM THE GROUNDED MANHATTAN Laughing girls waving to spectators as a Coast Guard 200 passengers were taken from the cruise ship when it boat brings them into Palm Beach Inlet dock. A total of went aground north of Palm Beach. PLUG OUT OF ORDER IN' FIDE AT SCHOOL Firemen responding to an alarm at the old Samuel P. Brecht public school in the Falls of Schuylkill section yesterday found the fireplug outside the building not working. The building, now used for a WPA axtension project, is at Crawford and Krail sts. Firemen had to run their hose a block to plug at Ridge ave. and Crawford st. Damage of about $200 was done to the two-story building, in which 11 persona were at work. ASKS PROBE OF HAZARDS Meanwhile, lh Pliihulrlphia In-duitilal Union Council, CIO, cnlled on Mayor Lamberton and Coroner Hersch for a public investigation of the fire hazards in the city, and proposed a program including immediate repair of all defective fire hydrants and other fire fighting apparatus; adequate inspection of all dwellinRs and tenements, and ordinances forcing owners to install safe heating equipment in dwellings. State Gets Bill On Fireplugs Inquirer Ilarrisburg Bureau HARRIS BURG, Jan . 13. Inspection of Philadelphia's fire hydrants by the fire marshal at least every 90 days . would be required under a bill introduced in the State Senate tonight by Senator John J. McCreesh, 4th District Democrat. The measure would require the fire marshal immediately to order repairs to every defective hydrant. His failure to direct the repairs would be considered cause for his removal from office, the bill provides. Burns Fatal to Woman Mrs. Sarah Sasse, 50, died early yesterday in Mercy Hospital from burns suffered six weeks ago when her dress caught fire while she was lighting a gas heater in the cellar of her home ab5543 Upland st. She was taken to the hospital by her husband, Robert, after he had extinguished the flames. 2 Ships Disabled, 5 Delayed By Worst Storm of Winter NEW YORK, Jan. 13 (A. P.). The worst storm of the winter battered Atlantic shipping today, leaving two American freighters in distress and delaying scheduled arrivals of five passenger liners. While other ships move to, unable to make headway until the storm moved north, the 4896-ton freighter Coelleda radioed that she had sighted the West African Line's damaged freighter West Kebar. 5620 tons, after "bucking heavy seas" throughout the day. FREIGHTER 'RELEASED' The West Krbar, shortly after 8 P. M., "released'' the Cnrllrrin to continue hrr voyK. At, thr fmnie time, the West Kebar asked the Coast Guard to stand by. Five cutters, including the Chelan, which expected to reach her by midnight, had been dispatched. to her aid. Latest reports to their New York agents from the West Kebar and another West African Line freighter, the 4839-ton Otho. in trouble, indicated both would be able to ride out the storm and reach their destinations late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning under their own power. LAUNCH SWEPT AWAY The West Kebar, damaged and leaking in No. 4 hold, was about 300 miles southeast of New York, bound for Boston from Monrovia, Liberia, with 12 passengers and 36 crew members. A deck motor launch had been carried away by high waves whipped by a 45-mile-an-hour gale. It was believed a deck cargo of mahogany logs had washed overboard. There was no report on the condition of a collection of wild animals in her hold consigned to Warren Buck, of Camden, N. J. UNABLE TO PROCEED The skipper of the Otho, "down by the head" and apparently taking water in her forward hold, radioed she had "hove to for third day, unable to make progress." She was 130 miles due south of the West Kebar, carrying a crew of 36 and 11 passengers for New York. The Coast Guard cutter Mendota, originally dispatched to the West Kebar, was instructed to alter her course and stand by the Otho. A British freighter also was reported moving to her aid. LEAKING SHIP TOWED ASBURY PARK, N. J.. Jan. 13. Disabled and with water leaking into her engine room, the 8000-ton Japanese freighter Avazisan Maru was PRESENT STOCK TABLE AND FLOOR LAMPS French Tole, Bohemian Crystal, English and French Porcelain and Fine American Adaptations. SALE JAN. 13 to 18 All Sales Final fHuHTA Appletoh &.Ca Sine 1889 Sansom at 12th Street Frmm Dtlivry A Parking. Start Hours 8:30 to 5:30 0" J i (fMf if Mv i taken in tow late today four miles off Avon, four miles south of here. A Coast Guard crew from the Shark River station at Avon, which went out to the anchored freighter this morning under command of Warrant Officer Ernest, was told by the captain that a main bearing had broken, allowing water to enter the engine room through the propeller shaft. Mrs. Younp: Heads Animal Refuse Mrs. Arthur M. Young wnx named president of the Moirl.i Animal Refuge, 1242 Iombard St., at the annual meeting and election of officers held today. Others elected were Mrs. -Thomas Langdon Elwyn, honorary president-; Miss Agnes Repplier, Miss Helen E. Dougherty and Mrs. John T. Carpenter, vice-presidents; Mrs. John T. Carpenter, Jr.. corresponding secretary; Mrs. Walter H. West, recording secretary; Mrs. George B. Page, chairman of the nominating committee, and William White, treasurer. Phtlarlclphlans dally consult The Inquirer want-ads for choice, warm ntom. You can advertise your room to rent In The Inquirer for an entire week for as little as $'J.5i. 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They said the ship would be dry-docked for inspection by underwriters and that the cruise to San Francisco and IiOs Angeles would "undoubtedly be canceled." 11 From Phila. On Manhattan F.leven persons from the Philadelphia area were passengers aboard the United States liner Manhattan, which was fast on a sandbar off the Florida coast yesterday. They Included William C. Schoet-tle, treasurer of a paper box company and president of the Easton Car and Construction Co.; his sister, Alice, of 7703 Lincoln drive; Mr. and Mrs. Louis H. Rowland, of Ber-wyn; Mrs. Robert B. Vale, wife of a Philadelphia editor; Misses Grace and Kay Jackson; Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Wilson, and Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Farrell, of Bethlehem. Boy Drowns in Creek As Ice Balks Father In Rescue Attempt Special to The Inquirer MT. HOLLY, N. J., Jan. 13. While his frantic father and then firemen tried desperately to reach him, 11-year-old George Bowker drowned In Mason creek near here late today after a thin sheeting of ice gave way beneath him. Members of the Masonville Volunteer Fire Department finally LOUIS W. SAUTTER TRIES TO END LIFE Louis W. Sautter, well-known restaurateur, swallowed two different poisons in his room at 2103 Walnut st. about 10 o'clock last night, according to police, in an attempt on his own life. He staggered out into the hall, was seen by another lodger. Conn Kennedy, and taken to Graduate Hospital in critical condition. Detectives George Anderson r.nd William Asher, sent to the hospital, were told by Sautter that he was depressed over business conditions. He is secretary-treasurer of Sautter's, Inc., which operates two confectionery stores and a restaurant in mid-town. SECOND ATTEMPT When police notified Sautter's brother. Edward, at the Sylvania Hotel, the brother, also an officer of the Sautter corporation, said he knew of no reason for business worries. Seven years ago. Sautter then 46, made an apparent attempt to end his life durlnR a moment of despondency over his wife's illness. His wife still is ill, detectives learned last night. In the earlier attempt, he pointed a revolver at his temple, pulled the trigger but inflicted no wound more serious than a powder burn, since the weapon was loaded with blank cartridges. FATHER DIED AT 93 At that time he was released in the custody of another brother, Dr. Albert C. Sautter, a physician. The brothers father. Christian L. Sautter, who founded the confectionery business, died in 1930 at the age of 93. Man Dies by Gas At Troth Is Broken Clutching a letter from the girl who returned his ring, William Harrison. 22, employed by a radio manufacturing company, was found asphyxiated last night in his home at 4056 Cresson st., police said. His body was found in the living room of the pas-filled house by his mother, employed part-time as a waitress, according to police, and the combined efforts of four red car patrolmen, together with the use of a pulmotor sent from Frankford Hospital, failed to revive him. His mother and a twin brother, Harvey, a Temple student, survive him. OPEN WED. Glackson a Moyer Rogers Peet Clothes Rogers Peel Roadster Overcoats F calmed at $45 $55 (Medium weight) Our Rogers Peet Roadster overcoats are winning hundreds of new friends. A "touch of luxury" with "that satisfying feeling of economy." Rich texture plus hard wear. GJacKson Moyer 1610-1612 CHESTNUT STREET grasped the boy's near-frozen body after spanning ladders across the stream, but artificial respiration failed to revive him. RETURNING FROM SCHOOL Acccompanied by his pet terrier, young Bowker was returning from the Masonville Public School, where he was a fifth grade student, when he apparently decided to slide on the ice. Less than 500 yards from his home the ice suddenly gave way and both boy and dog were plunged into the stream. Young Bowker's screams attracted his father, Harry, who was sitting in the nearby house. Meanwhile, the dog climbed to safety on a Jutting rock. FATHER ATTEMPTS RESCUE Rushing to the edge of the creek. Bowker attempted to crawl out to his floundering son but when the ice began to give way beneath his weight, he was forced to retreat. He then called firemen. By the time they arrived the boy had disappeared from sight. Placing ladders so that the ends rested on either shore, the volunteers probed under the ice until they discovered the body. specials roR TODAY t WED. Assorted nn, CHOCOLATE DU STICKS i Chocolate and rn Butterscotch 3U Wafers I Call KITtenhouse 5070 1626 Chestnut St.' DEMONSTRATION SESSION DALE CARNEGIE COURSE in rFFrrTivK srr.AKiNO anil HHONAI.1TY IIKVri.nrMr.NT Wednesday, Jan. 15th HOTEL ADELPHIA 13TH AND CHESTNUT STS. PHILADELPHIA Illnnrr Slon A P. 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