Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania on May 2, 1930 · Page 20
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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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t*|tl Blink* <5f At! Kinds Can Bt Purchased at the Alt6ona Miff6f Sett, tent or Bay Through An Ad on the Mirror's Classified SKCONU FART ., FRlfcAY EVfitijNG, ttAY 2, 1930., UNION BOOSTING LABEUAMMIGN Altooaa Typographical Unit Engages In Putting Across "Buy at Home" Idea— Aids Employment. She Altoona typographical union has slatted a label campaign that will interest all users of printed matter In this city and Its environs. The,Altoona organization Is a local branch of vthe International Typographical union, an Important cog in the economic Machinery of this country. ( thi story of the advancement of Its members reflects the gradual evolution of craftsmen from the embryonic stage to a position of importance In the affairs of the present day, embracing activities of which the founders •f the organization never dreamed. The Typographical union accomplishments have the approval of all i men Interested In the Ideals that make ^Ipr better citizenship. The spirit of .if'eV 0 P eratlon ls the motive Power for jPTO accomplishments. ' Since the war the printing business In Altoona has been fairly prosperous, but there have been . times when printers would have been unemployed If there had been no organization and If that system of cooperation had not ' been In effect In the Altoona Typographical union. Beginning the year 1928 there was a slacking of the print- Ing business and a number of men would have been thrown out of employment, but the union printers agreed to shorten their hours in order ' that all might have work. Again this year the regular union system has come to the front—any union man working more than eight hours per day must give the extra time to the unemployed—a day's work. This system has a tendency to keep all printers employed., Last year, however, the union was compelled ,to allow from ten to iif- teen men and. their families to leave Altoona an account of the-loss of a state printing contracts to a penal In- •titution. , ; There are many -other ways by •which the .typographical union aids Its members. ; To begin with, it Insists that the apprentices receive .the very best technical education It la possible to get. The proprietors employing apprentices must have equipment . for training and this training Is supplemented by a course of lessons -that is not' excelled—over $300,000 has been expended for this purpose. While learning, the apprentice is left at the trade and Is not running errands—he .is in school. The Infirmities of age are softened by a pension—$10,984,763 was paid as pensions to members in twenty years. In Altoona, more than $2,000 is paid pensioners each year. This amount Is their sole income and is the difference between charity and independence. \.a A home Is maintained In Colorado •Springs that has cost $4,706,843.56 In ffnlrty years.-.At this home the ill are /carefully' nursed back to health and the aged made comfortable in their declining years. The economic burden of death Is alleviated for survivors by HUbstantial mortuary benefits $5,802,351.41 has been paid in mortuary benefits during the last seventeen years. The label campaign Is being conducted by the Altoona Typographical union to stimulate the "Buy at Home" Idea of printing and to keep printers In employment, which, in turn, helps all business. CONTINUES SLEEP AFTER ENGINEER RESCUES 6lM FRANKLIN, Pa.,' May 2.—A man who imbibed too freely was rescued from death today from the path of a New York Central passenger train- but he won't know It unless some one tells him. Engineer Percy Brown saw the man lying on the tracks as his train speeded along French creek today. He brought the train to a stop, two feet away from the prostrajte man. The. Individual was placed against tho embankment whore he continued to Bleep blissfully and Brown proceeded to the next signal tower where he reported the rescue. WILL ENCLOSE VOUCHES. A, W. Seattle took out a permit today to enclose a porch for J. R. Kelley nt 812 First avenue, to cost $200, and C. D. Amlck will enclose a porch for H, C. Grail at 1600 Sharp avenue, to coHt $200. F. W. Glasgow will make repairs to a store a't 308 Belleview etreet to cost $10. ' SII.VEB ON KBEE LIST. WASHINGTON, D. C., May 2.—Rei Jecting the ssnate rate of 30 cents an \m ounce, the house today voted with- TB out record to return silver to the ^'free list as provided In its original tariff bill. EVERY .MAN OR BOYS' SUIT BOUGHT AT MARCH'S NEW THIS SEASON, FAB- RIOS AND STYLES. NO CARRY OVERS TO SACRIFICE, WHAT WE SELL WE GUARANTEE AS NEW AND HAND TAILORED. YOU RUN NO RISK BUYING AT MARCH'S. Saturday special, men's (25 tailored Saturday special, men's J30 top coats. Saturday special, boys' »8.50 wool •uits. Saturday special, $1 No Fade shirts. Saturday special, boys' $5 top coats. Saturday special, &0c shorties. Saturday special, $1 pajamas. MAItCH'S, 1224 IHh AVJ5. Adv. THE CHILDREN'S SHOP New Wash anil Sun Suits (Special $1.00 Each A beautiful assortment of styles and 'colors. Sizea 2 to 8. Shop and Save at THE CHILDREN'S , SPECIALTY SHOP, 14th St. 3 TOWED ELIZABETH E. HUGHES. Mis* Elizabeth Evans Hughes,above, daughter of Chief Justice and Mrn. Charles Evans Hughes, IK to become the bride of William Thomas Oossett of New York, a young attorney associated with Justice Hughes' former law firm. Their engagement has been announced In New York. Miss Hughes recently was graduated from Barnard college. ANDREWS SOUGHT HELP_FROM WETS Senate Committee Told Former Prohibition Head Asked Their Help In Procuring Legislation. By NATHAN KOBEUTSON • Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, D. C., May 2.— Evidence that General Lincoln C. Andrews, former assistant secretary of treasury in charge of prohibition en- folrcement, sought the assistance of wets in connection with dry legislation was presented to the senate lobby committee today. The committee questioned William H. Stayton, chairman of the board of the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment, about a letter from Andrews to Stayton, asking the latter to cooperate in passing legislation. The letter asked Stayton to "bring all the support to bear that you can; 1 for proposed legislation concerning medicinal spirits. "Were you and General Andrews cooperating in passing dry legislation?" Chairman Caraway asked 'StaytoUi' "We cooperated on that bill to a certain extent," Stayton replied. ','.•' "This letter might Indicate you had cooperated on other things." "No, we had not cooperated on anything else." "What legislative support were you to give?" ' : "The house rules committee didn't want to pass that bill until both the wets and drys were agreed. I wrote to Representative'Hawley, Republican, Oregon, about It." At the opening of today's hearing, Caraway told Stayton Secretary of Labor Davis wanted a correction of Stayton's remark classifying Davis as one of six cabinet officers "who believe prohibition a failure." Caraway read from yesterday's record that Stayton was asked about Davis. "Do you classify him as a wet?" "Yes, no, not wet. Hardly," Stayton had replied the record showed. Stayton explained today his answer "yes," was meant to signify he placed Davis among those who believe prohibition Is a failure. The rest of the answer he said, waa designed to show he hardly thought Davis was a wet. POLICE VACATIONS TO START IN COMING WEEK Tho vacation period for the olllcers of the city police force will start on May 10 and continue until Sept. 11. Each officer is entitled to a week's vacation and the dates are so arranged that they have a relief day immediately before and one after the vacation period, thus giving them nine days off duty. One man off each of the three tricks will be off at a time during the Intervening period of four months. The recent appointment of several substitute ofilcers will make It possible to keep the force to its full strength during the vacation period. WILL OPEN SKATING. Memorial park pavilion will be opened tomorrow for roller skating under the direction of the city park and recreation commission, with a custodian in charge. It ia in the nature of an experiment and its continuation will depend upon the interest and conduct of the youths participating. There is a skating area of 60 by 40 feet. It will be open from 0 to 11.30 a. in. and from 1.30 to B p. m. MINISTER (JOES HOME. Rev. Fletcher W. Biddle, retired minister of the Methodist church residing in Bedford and formerly pastor of the Fifth Avenue church in this city, has been discharged from the Altoona hospital where he underwent medical treatment for a short period. BONN BURNING UP ALL BASEBALL RECORDS III* batting average Is no high that it 1« Impossible for other* to catch him, there's no secret ubuut liow it's done, he buys tho choicest cuts of home dressed meuts and sells them for less (ban you pay for just ordinary cuts. Visit him tomorrow ut the (ircen Avenue Market—convince yourself. BKKl'' JIOAST, B Ib. I''OH UOc BEl<:i>' STKAK, 4 Ib. *'OK UOc I'OKK CHOI'S, 4 Ib. FOK IHIc VKAI. CHOI'S 4 Ib. l'Oll OOe FOUK 110AST, 0 Ib. t'OH BOc Sugar cured narrow bacon, (1 1-2 Ib. average) Ib. SIJc. Sugar cured hams 20u Ib. Leg of veal, 4 lb». for K«c. Stowing lamb 3 Ibs. for 20u. Vou can get those bargains ut Morris Bonn's Statute at the Green Ave. Mur- kut House. YOUTH IS AWARDED HIGH SCOUT HONOR Harold Kurtz of Roaring Spring Earns Distinction of Being Only Eagle In Southern Blair County. The distinction , of being the j only Eagle scout in the entire southern Blair county district was awarded Harold Kurtz, troop No. 62, of Roaring Spring, last evening in an Interesting meeting of the southern Blair court of honor, which was also marked by the promotion to various degrees of scouting of forty, other scouts from Roaring Spring and Claysburg. The two towns, with MartinsbUfg, form the southern Blair countyj district. ' The court of honor session! was held in the High school auditorium at Roaring Spring and was in charge of the southern Blair chairman, Dr. Roy A. Lambert of Roaring 'Spring. ' The meeting was well attended by scouts and citizens and a line program was presented. Scout Executive J. L. Taylor of Altoona and assistant scout executive, J. T. Ewlng of 'Bedford, were present, Mri Taylor addressing the gathering In connection with the promotion of the Roaring Spring youtfi to the highest rank in scouting. The promotion of Harold Kurtz to the high rank of Eagle scout was the high light of the meeting and. the ceremony was made all the more Impressive and interesting by the fact that the badge signifying his advancement was presented to the youth by his mother. Harold is a son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Irvin Kurtz and is a member of troop No. 62 of the Church of God. ' , Scout Executive Taylor addressed the gathering after the presentation to the Roaring Spring youth and warmly congratulated him. Mr. Taylor spoke principally of the rank of Eagle scout and portrayed the hard work and difficulties that' surround the attainment of the highest rank in scouting. He also spoke encouragingly of the scouting work going on In the district and urged its continuance. The court of honor during the meeting awarded a total of seventy merit badges, a number of boys receiving several. The court opened with the scout law with Edward Nlcodemus as leader. Chairman Lambert then explained the purpose of the court of honor and congratulated the youths who were to be promoted during the evening. The tenderfoot investiture ceremony was conducted by Harold Kurtz and Edward Nicodemus, Roaring Spring scouts. Tenderfoot awards were made to five boys. Dr. Lambert, chairman, had the honor gf awarding the merit badges and the first and second class scouting badges. Ivan E. Carver, prominent Roaring Spring man and leader in scouting in southern Blair county, made the presentation of the Star and Life scout badges, with a brief commendation, to the boys for their attainment of the rank. The complimentary week at Cafnp Shaffer was awarded to Ralph Mathiaa of Roaring Spring. At this stage, the honor of Eagle acout .was conferred on Harold Kurtz and following the ceremonies incidental thereto and the address of Scout Executive Taylor, the scouts and citizens heard an interesting and instructive talk by Rev. S. P. Early, pastor of the Roaring Spring Church of the Brethren. Hev. Early spoke from the general subject of "Scout- Ing," and outlined the splendid' effects of scout training on boys and the Influence it has on their later life. The court closed with the Indian scout benediction by Scout Ralph Mathiaa. Following are the court of honor awards: Tenderfoot Awards. Ernest Pensyl, Claysburg, 6B. Daniel Snyder, .Roaring Spring, 62. Russell Albright, Kenneth Thompson and Thomas Gates, Roaring Spring, 57. ' Second Class. Wilbur Hoover, Garwood Holsinger and Robert Long, Roaring Spring, 67 and Robert Wcyandt, Tony Berrich, Clalr Wcntz, Martin Mussellman, Leroy Wentz, Thomas Kurtz, Chester Amlck, Thomas Brown and Richard Green, all of Claysburg, 65. First Class. Harold Gates and Alfred Houston, Roaring Spring, 67. Merit Badges. Herbert Greene, Claysburg, 65. Alfred Houston and Joseph Long, Roaring Spring, 67. Marlon Lower, Roaring Spring, 60. Harold Kurtz, Roaring Spring, 62. Johnson Brenneman, Roaring Spring, 60. Robert Long, Garwood Holsinger and Harold Gates, Roaring Spring, 67. Edward Nlcodemus, Roaring Spring, 62. David Longenecker, Edward Mock and Gerald Mock, Roaring Spring, 60. Gerald Hess and Thomas Marsden, Roaring Spring, 57. Stur Kunk. Herbert Greene, Claysburg, 65. Thomas Marsden, Roaring Spring, 57. Eagle Scout. Harold Kurtz, Roaring Spring, 62. Complimentary week at Camp Shaffer, Ralph Mathias, Roaring Spring, 62. TO HESTOCU CELLAK. WASHINGTON, D. C., May 1'.— Declaring himself "no teetotaler," Sir Ranald Lindsay, new British ambassador, has decided to restock with choice wines and spirits the embassy cellar, which was dried up by his predecessor, Sir Esme Howard. GUAHUS UEVOLVEU STOLEN. COLUMBUS, O., May 2.—Unrest developed in isolation quarters of 1,100 rebellious prisoners at the state penitentiary today coincident with revelations that an automatic service revolver had been stolen from a prison guard. FOR SATURDAY FANCY DOMESTIC AND IMI'OItT- ED FItESH VEGETABLES, FHESH FKUITS, GUOCEH1ES AND FULL LINE OF GHEEN GOODS. FItESH DUESSED MEATS AND LUNCHEON MEATS. NEW SHIPMENT OF FItESH CAUGHT SEA FOODS. KUHN'S MARKETS "Where Quality Counts." 800-11 Green Ave. Phone 8171-8172 1917 Union Ave. 1'houe 6142 Also stands at Green Ave., Market 0th Ward Market, IS CURED OF DEAFNESS IN 10,000-FOOT PLUNGE (By United Press.) DUQUESNE, Pa., May 2.—Apparently cured of deafness with which he had been afflicted for the past three jrears, Allen Dittman, aged 26, of Way- nesbufg, Pa., considered himself •lucky today for being a passenger In a plane that fell 10,000 feet and crashed on the roof, of a factory'here late yesterday. DUtman aha the pilot, C. H: Pickup, escaped serious injuries in-the crash, both using parachutes. Pickup landed oh the railroad tracks across the river frohi McKeesport, t)ltt- man fell on the roof of No. 1 open hearth furnace of the Carnegie Steel company, twenty-five feet from the spot on the same roof where the plane nosedived. Dittrnan believes he was only about 1,000, feet from the ground when his parachute opened; •Treated by many famous physicians throughout the country, Dittman failed to regain hla hearing, he said today. He was told by Doctors that a few rides in an airplane with a little stunt- Ing might cure the trouble. Yesterday, he informed officials at Bettis field he wanted to "go up" and that he wanted, to "go high," hoping; the doctors' advises would .proVe correct. • • ' Pilot Pickup, manned the plane, reaching an altitude of 10,000-feet. • • "I saw something was. wrong with the plane. I believe a wing broke," Dittman said. ; "We .started; down. Then the. glass in the windshield broke and Pickup was stunned by it and half thrown from his seat. I shook him, trying to get him straightened out. When I asked him If it was time to jump, he nodded. "But I couldn't get the door open to get out. I pushed and shoved against it. All the time, it felt as If the plane were ripping to pieces'.under me. Finally the door was opened and. I jumped out-j-getting as frte from the plane as I could arid then pulling the cord oh the parachute. • "I jerked 80 hard, f pulled the ring off the parachute. I thought it was not going to open and I wad prepared to take a fast fall. Then it opened and I saw I was near the ground and over a building. Remembering a parachute could be guided I pulled on one side of it. "I landed on the roof. " My only bruises were a slight bump on the forehead and two or three small cuts." Pickup said he jumped through the window of the. plane after warning Dittman to open his parachute. At his home in Waynesburg, Dittman's hearing was practically normal again. Members of his family who talked to him in ordinary tones, said his hearing was better, "Perhaps It Is too soon to .hope," Dittman said. .'.'But.I can tell now my head seems. clearer and my hearing is much Improved.. Yesterday's experience was "worth 4 mlllon : dollars," Dittman believes. AWARDS MADE .TO STDDENTJRATORS Senior Speakers Engage In Contest at Senior High— Debaters Will Meet on Monday and Tuesday. The annual senior oratorical contest was conducted In the Senior High school auditorium this morning before an audience comprised of members of the senior and junior classes. Six students, three boys and three girls, winners of the eliminations held in the English classes, participated in the debate. First, second and third honors were decided by the judges of the contests. The boys' contests resulted in Maynard Kennedy winning first 'place; Harold Wolf, second, and Louis Sher, third. Among the girls, first place was won by Helen Sellers, second -by Margaret Lang and third by Ethel Knisely. Maynard Kennedy spoke on "Recent Communistic Uprisings," Harold Wolf on "Are Young Peoples' organizations In the Church Worthwhile," Louis Sher on "The Stock Market Crnsh of 1929," Helen Seilerfc on "A Plea for the Indian," Margaret Lang on "World Peace" and Ethel Knisely on "The Poetry of Dante." Judges for the boys were Anthony Lamont, a former student; Sylvester Koelle, former Senior High teacher and now head of the Claysburg High school and I. S. Gress of the Senior High faculty. The judges of the girls' orations were Misses Elizabeth Taylor, Helen McCartney and Elizabeth Eyre. Tho students entered In the contest were trained in the classes of Misses Mary V. Turner, Oertrude Wray and Marlon Bancroft. Elsie Findlay, a student, presided at the contest. On Monday morning of next week the junior class boys' debating team will compete In the auditorium for the George Gable prize of $25, the awards to be divided among the Individual members of the team according to their ability in the debate and on Tuesday morning the junior class girls' team will complete individually for the $25 prize provided by the Quota club of the city. Members of the junior boys' debating team are: Affirmative, Henry Isaacson and Chester Gaines; negative, Harrison Libbey and Donald Hudson. The exposition of the question which concerns disarmament will be given by James Shoenfelt. Members of the junior girls' debating team are: Affirmative, Ardelle McClaln and Bernetta Leiden; negative, Foy Wright and Jean Schandelmier. The exposition of the girls' question which will deal with installment buying will be given by Eva Fuoss. The Junior debaters have been trained by Misses Jennie Brenneck, Mary V. R. Turner, Rena Lauver, Eleanor Krlck and Florence Rollins. CANDIDATE MAKES ROUNDS OF TROOPS Lynn Hildebrand, campaign manager and candidate for mayor, on the "Good Turn" ticket, has been spending a busy week campaigning. With the aid of Robert Walters and Kenneth Bates, he has been visiting the various troops of the city. By explaining his platform and also the need for more outdoor scouting he is successfully putting across his platform. Hildebrand as well as his followers believes that scouts do not need more recreation, but instead need more outdoor scouting. Tho troop which Hildebrand and his assistants visited are Nos. 40, 41, 44, 22, 5 and 7. He was warmly received by each o/ thesi troops and believes he has their support. Kenneth Bates told of Lynn's life history in scouting and also why he waa a follower of the "Good Turn" party. Robert Walters told of Lynn's past and present qualities as a leader and put special emphasis on why Hildebrand would make an ideal mayor. Hildebrand believes that with the following platform, which cunslst.s of three issues his party stands a fair chance in the coming election. First—To base the scouting program of Altoona more on camp craft and nature lore. Second—To do a good turn by providing a summer program 1'ur those scouts who are unable to attend camp. Third—To do a civic good turn by aiding in the production of a better and u. safer recreation program for the younger people of the city. Hildebrand urges every scout to be on hand at election day and vote ac cording; to his belief. ASSESSMENT WORK MAKINGJROGRESS Officials Are Now Along Pleasant Valley Boulevard With Llyswen and Mansion Park Next Listed. i Starting at Brush mountain in their work of evaluating the 'property in Pleasant -valley for city and school taxation, the city assessors'have now reached the boulevard and are rapidly pushing the :work to completion in that section/ From there they will go to Mansion park and Llyswen. ' 'Some idea of the monumental task that confronts City Assessor L. A. Woomer and his assistants, John J. Carey and- John B. Krider, may be formed -when it is stated that there are approximately 31,500 . pieces of property listed on the assessment books, ^each of which must be visited and a valuation placed thereon; While they have been losing no time, it is very apparent that the task is going to keep them stepping to finish by the end of October. The task has been greatly complicated by the conditions in the outlying districts. For example, scarcely a day passes but; that requests are received at the office from ' •'• individuals who want to know whe're their property is located, j . ' These 'persons bought lots from realtors developing subdivisions or perhaps they Inherited them from parents or others who • had purchased them, then paid little or no attention to them. Many of them have only a vague,, general idea where the properties are located. In most Instances they. can be located without difficulty, but in other instances they cannot be Identified on the booksv- since there are still many vacant lots marked on the books "owner unknown." Many of the. descriptions Inherited from the Logan township assessment authorities are erroneous. For example, a corner lo.t upon which a building has been erected will be designated as No. 300. The. next lot Is vacant, then the third lot will be listed at as No. 302. Only a personal survey will reveal that the lot between has been 1 left out. Thus It has been a gigantic task to straighten out the muddle. This makes the progress of the assessors necessarily slow. IMPORTANT TARIFF VOTES SCHEDULED By WILLIAM J. DUNN, Staff Correspondent. WASHINGTON, D. C., May 2.— Votes on silver, lumber, shingles and sugar were planned by. house members today as . they continued consideration of items in the tariff bill on which no agreement was reached by house and senate conferees. Leaders agreed they had outlined an ambitious program for the day. They conceded the possibility that consideration of the sugar rate might extend into Saturday. However, they hope to dispose of .these four commodities before nightfall. Then only the administrative (terns—the farm export debenture bounty and the flexible provisions will remain for discussion to morrow. Cement, first Item in disagreement, was disposed of late yesterday- when the house voted to accept the senate rate of-6 cents and to decline concurrence in the Blease amendment which would have allowed state and municipal governments to Import cement duty free. Previously the partial report of the joint conferees, complete except for the items now under consideration, waa adopted. By this action the house approved offlciall*; all of ttje bill except those rates retained for individual consideration. Little rebate was anticipated on the proposal to return silver to the free list, rejecting the senate amendment which would have levied a duty of 30 cents an ounce. TEACHERS MEETING IS HELD GREAT SUCCESS More than 350 teachers of the city schools attended the annual business and social meeting of the Educational association held last evening in the Senior High school with the president, Howard W. Llndaman of the Senior High faculty, presiding Following the business meeting and brief talks by Dr. G. D. Robb, principal of the Senior High, and C. S. Kims, assistant superintendent of the ' city school district, a play "The Boy Comes Home" was given by a cast comprised oi teachers who proved their Thespian ability beyond question under the direction of Miss Carolyn Cox of the Junior High school. Luncheon was served in the school cafeteria in a most i ttractive manner under the direction of Miss Zitella Wertz, head of the Senior High home economics department. Tables for the luncheon represented circus aniawls. APRIL BUSY MONTH POLICE Officers Make 269 Arr«*ts and 108 of These Are Charged With Offenses Incident to Inebriation. April was a busy month for the officers of the city police bureau and as a result of their activities they made 269 arrests, of which 106 of the offenders were taken in custody on charges of drunkeiiness or other offenses growing out of inebriation. An increased vigilance on the part of the police in the enforcement of the traffic regulation is indicated in the fact that 53 arrests were made for violations. There were 91 plain drunks and 15 others who were charged with such additional offenses as disorderly conduct, resisting, corrier loafing, panhandling and open lewdness. Twenty-one persons were arrested on the charge of disorderly conduct. Six were arrested' as proprietors of disorderly houses with 20 inmates, and there- was 1 charged Wih conducting a gambling house, 1 for conducting a disorderly and gambling, house and 2 for conducting disorderly tippling houses, with 9 inmates. Other offenses listed are as follows: Corner loafing, 4; soliciting, violating the liquor laws, 2. each; runaways, 5; murder and shooting firearms in the city, 1 each. The police court receipts in the way of fines and forfeitures during the month amounted to $1,184.70. Jack Doran was arrested at 2.30 o'clock this morning by Officer E. B. Hamilton at Twelfth avenue and Eleventh street; The charge of being drunk and disorderly was entered against tioran, but Captain B. F. Miller stated today that poran was wanted to answer a commonwealth charge growing out of the raiding' of the' Aldine rooming house some time ago. He made his escape at the time the raid was made. , . Daniel M. Gardner and 'J. L. Montgomery were arrested on the charge of being suspicious persons by Sergeant C. B. Campbell and Officer A. B. Cunningham at Seventh alley and Sixteenth street at 11.10 o'clock last night. Joseph Francis was arrested at 8.25 o'clock last night oh the charge of interfering with an officer and Joseph Piccarillo was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct by Officer B. L. Crawford at 9 o'clock last night at Fifth avenue and Second street. L. Goldschmidt was fined $10.80 at police court yesterday afternoon on a charge of disorderly conduct. FARM MACHINERY SALES INCREASE By ALLARD SMITH, Vice President, The Union Trust Com,. pany, Cleveland, O. A new era for agriculture is in the making. It is an era of modern .machinery and more scientific cultivation of crops. One remarkable result is already to be noted in ! the',faot that, at .a time when many' Industries are on short rations, the farm implement industry Is enjoying the most .active period in history. During 1929 the total value of farm machinery produced in the United States is estimated at $650,000,000. This was an increase of $125,000,000 or 24 per cent over the record for 1928. Unlike most other manufacturing lines the farm implement industry has had no let down from last yfar, but instead has spurted to new levels since the start of 1930. Such activity may appear to be an economic paradox in view of the sharp declines that have taken place in prices of farm products. Actually, however, the great movement of mechanization of the farms is tending materially to 'increase output per worker and per acre, thus offsetting, partially at least, the low prices. Discussing the situation, one farm authority says that "the rapid introduction of power and power jnachlnery has brought an entirely new situation CLAIM* THRONE COUNTY HOME HAS CHARMS FOR Institution Ot owded With LAefe of Usual Spring Reported by Steward Directors Yesterday. Prince Albert von Urach. county of Wnrttemberg, now living In Paris as an artist, whose followers claim l§ the rightful successor to Prince Louis II, prevent ruler of Monaco, the" Mediterranean principality that Includes Monte Carlo.' COMMITTEE VOTE A TIE. WASHINGTON, D. C., May 2.—The senate interstate commerce committee today voted a tie, 6 to 6, on the Couzens bill proposing to suspend railroad consolidations. STREET LIGHTING SYSTEM EXTENDED Installations Are Now Proceeding In Pleasant Valley District and In Other Sections of City. Employes of the city electrician's bureau are now engaged in Installing about thirty-five additional street lights for which provision was made by council in making the appropriation for lighting at the beginning of the present year. ' The work at present proceeding in Pleasant valley. In this section It has been necessary to erect new poles and Install the wires. The lamps are being placed at intervals along the boulevard and there will be eleven between Kettle and Twenty-second streets. It was no easy task. to allot the thirty-five additional lamps that were authorized by council and Commissioner Charles E, Rhodes and City Electrician C. S. Downs made a general survey of the city during the early spring to ascertain where lamps we^e most needed/ ' •' . ThAre were scores of requests for lights and It was manifestly impossible to satisfy everybody. It was finally decided to place twenty-five in annexed territory areas and ten in the old city limits. These are all now being installed. Persons who failed to get lights under the allocation will have to live in hope that by the beginning of next year it will be possible for council to Increase the appropriation and make provision for more new lights. THOUSAND PERSONS ARRESTED MAY DAY This time of the year the thought* of paupers ordinarily turn' not to 1<WW but to wanderlust but somehow at other the flow of thoughts haa ftegft rather slow this spring, according to the report which Steward Harry- O> Erode made to the directors of tfteV poor, in semi-monthly business settUUtt at the home yesterday. The exotfu* this spring has been practically lltt. The population of the county Udme is almost at the maslmum figure, »3» Of this number, 118 are men, UtSy* one women and four children, the" fatter being there Just temporarily tot under the law children may not be housed in an almshouse for more than sixty days and then just as a« expediency. Mr. Erode states that very few men who found a haven at the> home over winter Have signified «ny intention of taking to the road a»J» common. A majority of the men In the t» stitution are old and decrepit, unabto to become knights of the road, even If they wanted to. NotwHhstandJ*y this, there are still those who roam for during the month of April there wer» 116 vagrants lodged In the "bum cellar" at the home while 312 meals were furnished to this class. The monthly report of Dr. H. J. Sommer, superintendent of the Blair county hospital, shows a population of 331, a maximum number within the present fiscal year. A great mass of routine business faced Directors C. C. Fleck, Charles C. Marks and Samuel C. Bowen at their meeting yesterday. One of tfce exasperating features of the business of a poor board is the care of persona residing in the county but whose'set- tlement is in another county. To Be a charge of Blair county, one must have resided here a year before gaining a poor residence. Those not here that long are given temporary aid and referred to the counties whence they came. Some other counties have been very penurious with Blair county. Notified of the residence here .of their wards, they almost invariably hedge about paying their bills and are not ovet*- zealous in having them shipped back.. Several families will be shipped out. or this county as soon as arrange* ments can be made to have the flit 1 tings packed. The need of a watchman to police the grounds and buildings of the county Institutions has long been, felt. Dan* ger of fires, petty thievery and tre*. passing in fields and orchards Is always present, and yesterday the post* tion of watchman, with special authority vested by the courts, was created. Edward Morgan, a Hollidayaburg man. was appointed to the. position. The natural Ice crop having beeft.a, failure last winter, the directors yesterday contracted With a local artificial plant to furnish ice at $5 per ton. in ton gg less quantity deliveries as- needed. " -rih-»_, Steward "Brode submitted the report • of the Central Pennsylvania Guernsey- Breeders Cow Testing association with which the -county^ is affiliated. Tha • report shows that 1 the average quantity of milk per cow, of those, tested, is 7,079 pounds per year 'while the average of the herd at the county home is 7,736 pounds-, a record of which the steward is justly proud. Mr. Erode also stated that the net profit to the county from the dairy herd during the last year was $2,317.05. TWENTY DEAD IS TOLL OF TORNADO ft: j I" Hi •V.I (By United Press.) ^ , May day celebrations, usually | fraught with death and violence into western agriculture, adding that throughout the world, today proved to 'there has been no other five-year period, or 50-year- yerlod, where the changes have been so rapid and complete." The average investment in equipment per worker in the state of Montana runs from $3000 to $5000. This compares wrth the investment per worker in American industry. The rising demand for modern farm tools is not confined to the United States. It is becoming extraordinary in other countries also; In Canada, the Argentine, Rusia and various European countries. In 1929 American exports of agricultural machinery reached the record-breaking .total of $140,802,000 and in February, 1930, they were double'those of the same month last year. ADDITIONAL DEATHS. JOHN MITUHKLl, MILLKU Of 1452 Blair avenue, Tyrone, a brakeman for the Pennsy in the Tyrone yards, died at 9.30 o'clock this morn- Ing at the family home of a complication o£ diseases. He was born Aug. 10, 1873, at Bald Eagle, the son of Francis A., deceased, and Alice Stonebraker Miller, and was married June 18, 1898, in Altoona, to Miss Ethel H. Reader. Surviving are the mother, the widow and two children, Francis B. of Glassport and Miss Alda at home, also by four grandchildren and four brothers and two sisters: George, Alfred, Abbie and William Miller and Mrs. Mary Woomer and Mrs. Gertrude Benz, all of Tyrone. He was a member of the First United Brethren church and of the B. of R. T. EDDIE BDUK Aged about 60, a resident of this city who had been a patient at the Altoona hospital since April 18, died at the institution at 12.55 o'clock this morning of complications. The man is said to have a sister living in Carbondale. HAMS! HAMS! Sugar Cured Skinned Hams, Average 10 to 13 Ibs 21c Ib. Strictly Home Uressed Meats, Jlnest quality In city and at Lowest Prices. Heel Steak S Ibs. $1 Beef Itoust « Ibs. *1 Soft 1Mb Boil 8 Ibs. *1 Fork Shoulder Igc Ib. Fork Loin '«c Ib. Leg of Venl 25c, Ib. Veul Chops 5 Ibs. *1 Leg of Lumu 23o Ib. Home Dressed Chickens S6c Ib. Smoked Ha,cou 22c Ib. Hamburg ., 15c Ib. Stalls SM-3'M--ttl-3tS Green Avenue Market House MAX KLINE in Berlin <was in joyful contrast to that of last year when be little more than minor disturbances, although approximately 1,000 persons were under arrest for their part in the celebration of international labor day. No deaths were reported and very few Injuries marked the celebration which annually calls forth rigid police measures in all cities. May day ontrast to twenty-six persons lost their lives in three days of lighting as- an outgrowth of the demonstrations. Although 500,000 persons participated, few were arrested. Business depression in the United States had given police some measure of warning, and rigorous measures were used in most places where communists overran their bounds. In New York, 100,000 persons, including the Veterans of Foreign Wars and communists, demonstrated alternatively In the traditional communist gathering place, without noticeable disturbance. More than fifty persons were arrested for minor offenses. NEW LIGHTING FIXTURES Help 1 portray the real beauty of your home and add so much in the way of permanent improvement. Our stock of new fixtures is most complete at this season including the latest type fixtures for any room of your home, also a very good selection of the new type porch fixtures in copper and bronze of different patterns and finishes. . HART ELECTRIC CO. 1109 12th Ave. Phone 5360 "Where All the Car* Stop." Adv. (Continued from Page 1.) added to its fury and Us destructives- ness. More than a half dozen communities were in its path, farm buildings were leveled and communications were demoralized. The small community of Tekamah. forty miles northeast of here, suffered most severely. There four persona were known dead, and more than MO were treated at temporary hospital quarters established by relief cre\ss. The number of homeless waa upwards of 200. Fifteen homea were demolish* ed and thirty to forty were damaged. Damage Is Tremendous. KANSAS CITY. Mo., May 2.—Scattered communities of northwestern Kansas and northwestern Missouri were a chaos of death, injury, shattered homeless and twisted communication lines today, marking points where tornado dipped last night. Storms which lashed downward, lifted, and struck again; took the lives of six persons in the area. Norborne, Mo., about 100«miles northeast of Kansas City, paid the heaviest price. Three persons were killed in the town and .two others died in tha collapse of a farmhouse two mites northwest. The storm struck nrst near Winchester, Kas:, killing Lawrence Kern, a farmer, who was lifted from his feet through the air and dashed to tho earth as the winds roared over into Missouri. THE CHILDREN'S SHOP SPECIAL Coat Sale $3.98 and $5.00 Sizes -i to 10 Regular $6.98 to $9.98 values. DON'T IA1L TO SKK THESE VALUES. The Greatest Bargain* In The City. NOW IN Ol B NEW LOCATION Shop and Save at THE CHILDREN'S 1 SPECIALTY SHOP llltt Uth St. Adv. DOLLAR DAY TOMORROW At the United Meat Market 1513 11th Ave. 6 tbs. of Boiling Beef for $1.00 5 tbs. of Beef Roast for.$1,00 4tt)s. of Steak for.... $1.00 5 tbs. of Pork Chops for $1.00 5 tbs. of Veal Chops for S1.QQ 5tbs:of Veal Roast for $1.00 6 ttis. of Stewinq Veal for $1.00 5 tbs. of Pork Roast for $1,0& 5 tbs. of Bacon for—$1.00 5 tbs. of Hamburg for $1.00 Smoked Hams 20c fe. , This meat is strictly horn* dressed. Satisfaction Quafv anteed or your money back. J, V.

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