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STOCK EDITtdti Ninety-two Pet Cent of the Population the City of Altoona Is Native Born. ^^K™^^^UJ|J^^ j| i ' Wtttor. A Vote fdi- ths S<sh&8i the Very Best Iflsufartes Increase In Taxation. ESTABLISHED JUNE 13, 1874. ALTOONA, PA., MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 4, 1929. TWENTY-FOUR PAGES—PRICE TWO TWO COURTS WILL SIT DURING WEEK Judge John E. Evans Will Assist Judge Patterson In Trial of Cases at Term of Common Pleas Sessions. MANY JURORS GIVEN RELEASE FROM DUTY Disputes Over Money Matters Will Receive Attention Throughout This Week, With Big List Scheduled. SCHOOL LOAN ISSUE NOW IN HANDS OF CITY'S ELECTORATE .X The November term of common pleas court opened at Hollidaysburg this morning with Judge Marion D. Patterson on the bench. Many of the cases scheduled for trial were continued because of illness of counsel in some cases and for divers reasons in others. However, there seemed plenty left to warrant the operation, not of one • / court, but two for part of the time. Judge John E. Evans of Ebenaburg will assist. Judge Patterson stated there waa some demand for a special term of common pleas court in December and thought postponed canes should bo. listed. Attorneys declared December courts are usually void of results because of the prevalence of the Christ- I mas spirit. The court will decide within a day or two whether or not he will call for the drawing of a special venire for December, There were seventy jurors empan- 'eled for this term of court and eighteen of them were excused for various reasons assigned. Four were reported as j no longer being residents of Blair county. Some were ill. That still left almost as large a panel as was formerly drawn and when courts were less likely to grant excuses to those who sought relief from duty. Fourteen of those serving this-week are women. Woman Claims Goods. Much of this forenoon was spent in side bar quibbling over points of law which are for the courts to decide; juries decide matters of fact. The only case that showed any signs of getting to trial before a jury this forenoon was that in which Mrs. Bertha Loose is plaintiff and John A. Shultz, execution plaintiff, and C. A. Loose and R. E. Loose, execution defendants. Loose had suit brought against the two execution defendants and the sheriff was sent to make a levy and have an 'appraisement made. This was done and J. F. Breneman and Edward Frank were appointed to make the appraisement. They completed their labors and turned it over to the sheriff when Mrs. Loose intervened. She swore the goods levied upon by the sheriff aa belonging to C. A. and R. E. Loose were hers . She therefore went into court and obtained a rule to show cause -why an issue should not be framed to determine ownership of the goods levied upon. That made her the plaintiff in a suit in which both plaintiff and defendants were defendants. The jury was selected to try this suit just before recess at noon today. Much Quibbling Done. The first case called for trial this morning was that of Hunter against Vaughn. Plaintiff was represented by Attorney George Wanger of Philadelphia, and the defendant by former Judge Thomas C. Hare. This is a suit resulting from sales of stock of a corporation engaged in the manufacture of brick. The jury was selected with great care and when the plaintiff's attorney made his opening address and undertook to introduce some documentary and record evidence, there was a storm of protest from the other side. The defendant claimed the averments in the statement of claim were not in proper form and then the argument commenced, at side bar, concluding with the court postponing the trial of the case until some amendments, to the pleadings could be made. Court will reconvene tomorrow morning at 0 o'clock. , BROADCAST .FALSE REPORT THAT KING GEORGE DIES The issue arising out of the proposal to float a 'bond issue of 52,000,000 for school building purposes is now in tho hands of the citizens of Altoona for their approval at the election tomorrow, A separate ballot will be provided for voting on the school loan and special Instructions have been given by the county commissioners to the judges of election in the various precincts in Altoona to hand each voter a school loan ballot in addition to the one containing the names of the candidates for the various offices to be filled. While these instructions will no doubt be carried out, in the rush of voters there is always the possibility of the extra ballot being overlooked, so that every citizen should make sure before entering the booth that he or she has both ballots in hand. During the past few weeks the questions involved in the school loan have been very thoroughly discussed in tho press and upon the platform and as a result there can be no doubt that the people of Altoona are more thoroughly conversant with the status of their school affairs than they have been | heretofore. A great mass of interesting data has been published and the school board members have frankly taken tho people into their confidence, answering all questions arising and presenting the situation from every possible angle. School directors are clothed with a very large authority in all respects in the handling of the schools, but in the matter of borrowing money, the state law takes cognizance of the fact that our government Is a democracy In which the people, in the last analysis, rule. Therefore, their consent must be obtained before loans can bo made over 2 per cent of the total assessed valuation of the city. A vote cast tomorrow for the loan, It should be fully realized, is net a vote of approval or vindication of the school board. It is rather a vote for the benefit of the boys and girls of Altoona of the present and future generations. The buildings that are being erected will stand for a great many years a.-i monuments to the public spirit of the people of the city and their interest in the 'moral, intellectual and spiritual development of the young generation. Altoona has had a schoo Iplant. which has been the pride of its people for many years. No backward stop has (Continued on Page 10.) TO PIPE ADMIRAL COONTZ OVER SIDE SIX INJURED IN AUTO ACCIDENTS Three Patients Admitted to Altoona Hospital, Three Treated In Dispensary, as Result of Crashes In City. PARIS, Nov. 4.—A false report that King George of England had died of a heart attack at Sandringham was broadcast by radio yesterday. The broadcaster said the news had been furnished by a man who said he represented a prominent news agency. The news agency later denied ever receiving or issuing such a report. "Half an hour after the report was broadcast, the United Press checked Sandringham house and learned that the king was "perfectly all right" and was preparing to return to London, which he did today. WILLIAMSBURG MAN HAS HAND INJURED AT WORK Harvey Lininger, aged 52, of 511 First street, Williamsburg, was admitted to the Mercy hospital 'early this morning suffering from crush injuries of the left hand received while working in the Williamsburg plant of the West Virginia Pulp & Paper company. The injured member was c'.ressed in the operating room of the hospital where it was found necessary to amputate the little finger. The man's hand was caught in a gear wheel about 5 o'clock this morning. His condition is regarded as fairly good. Index to Today's News Page 3—Radio fan better off than British. This and That. Page 4—Continued story "The Trespasser." Page 5—In the business world of today. Page 6—Society, church and fraternal news. Page 7—Twenty stations ordered off the air. Page 8—Editorial, Timely Topics, the Saunterer, etc. Puge 9—Important events in world centers. Page 10—Markets and llnanclal news. Pages 18 and 17—Sports. Puges 20 and 21—Correspondence. Pujjea 22 and 23—Classified. Three persons were admitted to the Altoona hospital over the week-end and today while two others received treatment in the hospital dispensary as a result of motor accidents here. With one possible exception, none was seriously hurt. Several other persons who figured in the above accidents were treated for slight injuries at their respective homes. John Barth, aged 48, employed as a machinist helper by .the Pennsy and residing at 1007 Logan avenue, was admitted to the Altoona hospital early today suffering from a possible fracture of the skull received in, a motor accident this morning while enroute to his work. An X-ray examination is to be made. The man is in a semiconscious condition and his case is i'e- garded as rather serious. John Solt, aged 22, of 1471 Bashing- ton avenue, operating a motorcycle, crashed into a light standard this forenoon and suffered a laceration of the forehead, the man receiving treatment In the Altoona hospital dispensary and then returned to his home. His machine was somewhat damaged. He did not indicate to hospital attendants where the accident occurred. Roland Vermont, aged 34, of 1410 Ninth street is being treated at the Altoona hospital for general body contusions, the man being admitted to the institution shortly before the noon hour yesterday as a result of a collision between a car in which he was riding and which was being driven by George W. Dixon of 1410 Ninth street' and a car operated by C. V. Sheehan of 1516 Twenty-seventh avenue. The accident occurred at Wopsononock avenue and Fifth street. Sheehan claimed his car was damaged to the extent of $500 while Dlxon places his loss at $75. E. V. Sheehan, a brother of the former, of 1513 Eighteenth avenue'and J. L. Coveli of 626 Eighteenth avenue, were occupants in the machine and w.ere treated at their homes. R. M. Oatman, aged 58, of 2_216 Eighth avenue was given treatment in the Altoona hospital dispensary for an injury to tho right knee, tho man being struck yesterday by a machine said to have been operated by J. W. Wood of 1015 Sixth avenue, the accident occurring at 3 o'clock Sunday morning at Bridge street. Wood fook the man to the hospital for treatment and then to his home. Marion Yon, aged 34, of Thirty-first avenue and Fourth street suffered several lacerations of the head and body contusions and lacerations early yesterday morning when it is said he lost control of his car on the highway east of Greenwood and crashed into a cement abutment. Several other passengers are said to have been occupants of tho #on car at the time of the crash and one of these, Miss 'Telitha Matts, aged 27, a waitress at Browns restaurant and who resides in the Beverly Hills section, suffered a laceration of the nose and was treated in the dispensary. Yon was admitted to the hospital for further treatment. ATHLETIC DIKECTOUS NAMED. Members of the Senior High school Student council this morning named Thomas Campbell as director of the inter-mural athletic program planned for the school with James Mercer as assistant director. The program of the inter-mural competitions was explained to members of tha council by Robert Wolf, director of athletics at thu High school. HORSESHOE STAFF NAMED AT SCHOOL Students Who Will Prepare Annual Publication of Al- .toona High This Year Chosen by Control Board. Announcement of the selection of the ataff of The Horseshoe, annual publication of the Altoona High school, was made this morning at the school. Members of the staff were chosen at a meeting of the school board of publications held late last week. The appointments are as follows: Editor-in-chief, John Stark. Business manager, John Murphy Circulation manager, Chester Wiley. Accountant, Clinton Craig. Senior associate editors, Alberta Freidland, Mary Frances Brumbaugh, Gregory • Bucchele and Margaret George. ... Junior assistant editors, Martha Hogue, Marit Beckman, Mary Geib, Philip Slep, Dalton Lotz and Fred Wunderlich. Athletic editor, Ronald Taylor. Assistant athletic editors, Edward Hazel and Dorothy Snively. Art editor, Andrew Moore Associate art editor, Louise Brumbaugh. ' Joke editor, Henrietta Henderson. Assistant joke editor, Marguerite Santa Maria. Sophomore assistants, Dorothy Burd, Muriel Walter and Margery Reynolds. Members of the staff held their first meeting this afternoon to plan for the publication. Work will be started immediately in order that the volume will be ready for distribution before the close of the school term. Brinton McClellan was also chosen by the board of publications as a representative of the student body oh the board at the meeting last week. The board is made up of four faculty members, Paul A. Zetler, chairman; Lynwood Lingenfelter, secretary; George B. Williams, sponsor of The Horseshoe; Miss Annie C. Campbell, sponsor of The Mountain Echo, and three students, the editors-in-chief of tho Mountain Echo and Horseshoe, and the representative of the student body. STRANGER IS ARRESTED AFTER PASSING CHECKS Distinguished Naval Officer to Be Given Appropriate Reception When He Comes for Post Dedication. MAJOR KING WILL BE CHIEF PARADE MARSHAL Veterans of Foreign Wars Rapidly Perfecting Plans for Ceremonies at New Homo Next Saturday. THREE PRISONERS IN DARING BREAK Slug and Shoot Their Way Out of Ohio Penitentiary After Cutting Through Roof of Cell Block. ONE WOUNDED BY GUARD IS QUICKLY RECAPTURED Convicts Secret Sharp Instruments In Cells and Conquer Block Supposed to EG Escape-proof. When Admiral Robert' E. Coontz of the United States navy arrives In Altoona next Saturday to attend the dedication of the new home of the James L. Noble poat No. 3, Veterans, of Foreign Wars, he will be "piped over the side" by the "sideboys," to use terms that are familiar to ail the boys who have seen service in the navy. Admiral Coontz has not yet decided whether ho will come to Altoon.i by train or by automobile and the location of the reception will necessarily depend upon how he comes. If he cornea by train, the piping will be done at the station; if he cornea overland it will be at the home of the veterans on Seventeenth street. In his latest communication to the committee in charge, Admiral Codntz states that if the- weather is favorable for driving he will come overland from Waahington and will bo accompanied by his daughter. If not ha will come by train. The arrangements for "piping tho 'admiral over the side" are being made by John A. Hill, navy recruiting officer in Altoona, who holds the rank of fire controlnmn, first class, in the navy. Boys Will Be In I.lne. There are quite a number of the nembers of the Noble post who served in the United States navy during or before or since the World war and they will be associated with Fire Con- trolman Hll'l in malting the arrangements and carrying them out when the admiral comes. Pipes are being secured and these will be put up at the gates at the station or over tho sidewalk at the post home, as the case may be, and the former sailors, In full navy xmi- form, will act as "sideboys" as the admiral is ushered between the pipes, just as they do when he disembarks from a ship. Announcement was made today that Major Albert O. King, commander of the Altoona battalion of the national guard and a member of the Noble post, will be the chief marshal of tho parade which will be held at 2.30 o'clock, preceding'the dedicatory ceremonies. Rev. Dr. Marion Justus Kline, pastor of the First Lutheran church, and Rev.-M. J. Canole, rector of St. Leo's Catholic church, will serve as chaplains in connection with the dedicatory ceremonies. Novel decorations will mark the event in the post home. The stage will be fitted up so that it will look like the deck of a ship. The decoration's are in charge of W. L. Yingling. A full set of Hags will be on hands, including the admiral's flag and there will be funnels and all thp other features that may bo observed on the deck of a ship. W. J, Jones, giving his homo as New Castle, Pa., was arrested Saturday night in tho Twelfth ward and was locked up pending a hearing oe- 1'ore Alderman C. E. Keiper of that ward on tho charges of forgery and with pausing checks without having any account in tho bank ion which tho checks were drawn. Tho man is said to have gone to one of the business men of tho ward during the morning and tendered a check purporting t« have been signed by another resident of tho ward. The check was cashed. In tho evening 'another check was tendered to tho same man to be cashed by tho .samo Individual. This check was supposed to have been endorsed by a sister of the- person represented to havo been signed by tho other. The checks were drawn on the Union bank at New Castle. David L. KtilTler, constable of the ward, was culled to make an investigation and it was brought out that the endorsement of tho Hccond cheek was spurious. Later the bank in New Cusllu was called on long distance telephone and it was ascertained that Jones did not havo an account there and that ho was not known by tho banking people. PUBLIC IS BACK IN STOCK MARKET By EI.MKH WAI//KR. VI. 1'. Financial Editor. NEW YORK, Nov. 4.—The public came into the stock market wholeheartedly today and with thousands of small buying orders offset the heavy selling of some of the big traders. At the opening there was a decided slump. Blocks of from 1,000 to 50,000 shares were dumped onto the market and prices shot downward from 1 to 15 points. Prices melted away to such an extent that $5,000,000 in market values were erased in the tlrst thirty minutes. Then the small orders started flowing in. They had piled up in the week-end holiday. Little by little the prices moved back as the buying orders of the public—a public that stretched across Uje United States and into Europe—came into the market. Steel rallied at once and other lead- era followed. At the end of the lirst hour steel had made up all but about 2 points of its initial decline of S',4 points and other shares improved proportionately. Brokers were at their offices early to sort out and group the inllux of (Continue! on Page 10.) TWO INJURED WHEN AUTOMOBILE SKIDS Two people were injured, three others considerably shaken up and a sedan automobile wrecked at 12.15- o'clock noon today when the machine driven by Mrs. Marian Miller, aged 28, of 927 Third avenue, Duncansvllle, BKidded on the wet rails at the Ne\v Portage junction railroad crossing. The car halted against a pole alongside of the highway. Mrs. Miller, tho wife ot David L. Miller, was brought to the Mercy hospital and treated for a poa.sible fracture of thu nose ami numerous lacerations of the face and hands. The car was occupied by Mr. and Mrs. John H. Mauk of Eldorado, Blaine. Miller, a son of the driver, and Bruce Wcnner, jr., a child. Mr. Mauk suffered lacerations of the chin and left nand. The others were but slight!" hurt. The Miller car was proceeding irom Hollidaysburi; toward Dum-ansville when the front wheels skidded on the rails. The car swerved slightly to the left and struck the new automatic safety signal, breaking it off. Thu car then halted ugainst u | telephone pole, a guy wire holding the 1 ear from upsetting. O. C. Lingufult, who was passing, (Continued on Page 13) (By United PresB.) COLUMBUS, O., Nov. 4.—After cutting their way through tho concrete roof of a new cell block, three prisoners slugged and shot their way from the State penitentiary here early today. One of them, Arthur Brooker, aged 23, was shot by a guard and was recaptured. After cutting their way from tho cell block, Brooker and his companions, Guy Tennant, aged 32, and William Miller, aged 20, lowered themselves to tho prison wall, slugged Guard P. R. Montgomery, seized his two shotguns, and lowered themselves over the wall with a rope. As tho three prisoners fled, guards Clark and Phillips exchanged shots with them. It was not known Brooker had been shot until he was discovered hiding near tho prison .wall, unable, because ot, his wound, to flee with Tennant and Miller. Wounds Not SnrlntiH. Brooker was shot In the right arm and right side. His condition is not critical. Tho new cell block, only recently completed, was believed to be escape- proof. The prisoners apparently hud secreted sharp instruments in their cell and had been, gradually cutting their way out. Guard Montgomery had just emerged from his sentinel tower when tho three convicts attacked him. His cries attracted Guard Clark and, Phillips, who immediately opened fire. Police Join Search. City and county police were called out to join the search for Tennant and Miller. Brooker was sent up from Hancock county June 11, 1928, to serve life for murder. Tennant was sent up from Cleveland on July 1, 1925, to serve ten to twenty-five years for robbery, and Miller was received from Lawrence county on Juno 24, 1928, to servo ten to twenty-five years for grand larceny. Capture of Tennant nnd Miller was expected at an early hour. Both men were garbed in prison uniforms and would be easily recognizable. CHILD BEING TAKEN TO HOSPITAL DIES ON TRAIN En routo to Philadelphia where tho parents intended entering the child in a hospital for treatment, Carmen Orndorf Head lee, aged 2, of Waynesburg, died on board a passenger train about 2.30 o'clock this morning as the train was in tho vicinity of Gallium. Tho body was removed when tho train arrived In Alloonu and prepared for burial at tho Lafferty funeral home, being returned to Waynesburg late this morning by the parents, The child was born Sopt. 21, 1927, a daughter of J. Carl and Beatrice (Orndorf) Headlee and was the only child. GAME LIMITS ARE BAGGHHN HUNT Majority of Parties Participating In Opening . Days' Sport Find All Species of Small Game Plentiful. Large game bags, with all kinds of game reported plentiful, are being displayed by Altoona and Blair county hunters and the llrst few days of tho 1029 season uro big .successes to a majority of sportsmen. In practically nil sections of the state rabbits are more plentiful than for many years and hunlorx are returning homo with the daily limit of live. And rabbit pulpits has been tho big dish in hundreds of homes over the week-end. An event of unusual importance is scheduled this evc/ilug in Juiiiata, hunters of Ihc Alexander Lamberlson Bible* class ol tho .Juniata Methodisl church being hosts to the non-hunters at the annual rabbit potpie dinner. The affair will l»u held in the church at «.3U o'clock. The class members reported it big success the lirst two days of thu season. C. M. Delo/.lur of this city, C. McLriln of IlaiTi.sburg ami Jil. A. and Ralph Stover of Urookes Mills comprised a hunting party that spent Friday and Saturday hunting in this wilds of Fulton county. Tln-y got homo ye.sterday afternoon with tho limit of rabbits and a string of twenty-one squirrels. Fred Uolund of Leopold & Higley's store, accompanied by his brolher-ln- l.-iw, C. A. Nonemaker, spent Friday and Saturday hunting in the vicinity of Mount Union. They returned home late Saturday night with a nicu bag of rabbits and .squirrels. Jacob L. Luidy of 2821 Broad avenue, the well known tnotorman of the Al- tuonu and Logan Valley railway, spent tlie first day of the hun'.ing season with some friends in the vicinity of Koyer, south of Williamsburg. He cap- (Contlnued on Page 11) WKKHLY 4'OJtUCAST. PITTSnUUUH, Nov. 4. —Weather outlook for tho period Monday, Nov. 4, to .Saturday, Nov. ij, inclusive: Western Pennsylvania—It will clear Monday; then, generally fair, except i'or rain about FKdy.y, continuing in upper Ohio valley Saturday. It will be colder Monday and Tuesday; there will be a riiiing temperature Wednesday, ur.t.l it will bo colder Friday and Saturday. RUSSIA EXECUTES FIFTEEN PERSONS Twelve Others Condemned to Death and Many Ordered to Trial for Opposing Soviet Grain Policy. (By United Prem.) LONDON, Nov. 4.—Fifteen persons Were executed, twelve were sentenced to death and several others ordered to face trial for opposing tho soviet governments grain policy, dispatches from Russia over the week-end said. A dispatch from Moscow said Ilia fifteen, including two pi-lesl.s, were executed after being convicted ot murdering soviet officials. A mass trial was scheduled for Nov. U ut Voi-oniixli for members of a auml- rellgious order, tho "Crusaders," al leged to have been active in tile burning of farms. sentenced to deatii, according to dispatches received from Moscow by The Daily Express, were seven up per class peasants at Kasakstan, charged with tho murder of a mcmhei of the local soviet; three persons near Tula accused of .setting fire to 1UL buildings in the cooperative fanning village nl Grunlse, and two persons charged with arson near Minsk. From llclsingfors, it was repartee that thirteen Russian prisoners out ot a total of sixty who escaped, from a concentration camp itt two weeks ago, arrived at .the Finnish border. It was believed the remaining; forty-seven became lost in the Carcliuri ' forest. | One of the fugitives declared that j last February 100 members of a ruli- j glous .sect, suspected of inciting a re- i volt, were forced to dig their own : graves ; nd lie in Ilium until they fro/.e : to death. They saiil tbut they escup- I ed by killing their guards while work- | ing in u forest about .seventy-live j mile.s from the border. Their provisions gave out and for the last four ) days of their journey to the border they lived on berries. WK ATM Hit t'OUUCAST. WASHINGTON, l>. C., Nov. 4.— Western Pennsylvania - Generally fair anil colder tonight; proljaljly ligiu Ij-nst. Tuesday, lair. Eastern Pennsylvania—partly cloudy and colder. j,u::.iibly light fro:;t In west portion I tonight; Tuesday, fair. A fter Fall Received Sentence REPUBLICANS ARE " CONCEDED VICTORY Quiet Campaign With Oflty Few Real Contests Closing In State—Baldrige and Keller Are Certain. VOTING MACHINES WILL' BE ISSUE IN ELECTION Larger Population Centers Considering Change—Pitts* burgh Mayor Is Assured of Reelection. It's us » trnllnr to Ills official trust that Albert IJ. Full, former Secretary of the Interior, in pictured hero. You NCR him IIH ho WIIH wheeled from tho courtroom In Washington nftcr lin had received » Hcntcnco of one year In prison anil n lino of $100,000 for having accepted it hrlbo from E. I.. I)<ili«iiy, oil operator, lltul lio linen In Jiormnl health, mild Justice William Hit/. In pronouncing sentence, Full would havo received the maximum penalty of three years Imprluoiimont, nnd ft $300,000 lino. VOLCANO STILL IN VIOLENT ERUPTION Unofficial Estimates Report 300 Dead as Mountain In Guatemala Spreads Ruin and Destruction. SENATE CENSURES SENATOR BINGHAM Norris Resolution Condemning Connecticut Solon for Employing Eyanson as Clerk Is Adopted. (By United Press.) GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala, Nov. 4.—Sanla Maria volcano continued In violent eruption today, spreading ashes and molten lava over a wide area. Unofficial estimates reported a death Hat of 300. Entire farms were destroyed and covered with lava. Villages near the volcano were threatened with destruction and the inhabitants fled. Tho city of Quezaltenango, which Is near the volcano, was in turmoil, with terrUicd inhabitants filling the streets and preparing to flee. Communication between Quezaltenango and the nearby small town of San Felipe was cut off. Quezaltenango is the second city of Guatemala and has a population of 30,000. ,Santa Maria is in tho Cordilleras near tho Paclilc coast. Tho volcano in 12,300 feet high and became active in 1U02, when the eruption and accompanying earthquake destroyed Quezal- tenango and other towns. Santa Maria has given intermittent signs Df actlvitlty since tho 11)02 eruption. ELECTION ON TUESDAY. o Quiet CainpiilKii Comparatively .Large Vole IH Antlulputud. Tomorrow will bn election day. Tho polls will open at 7 o'clock in thu morning and will cloHo at 7 o'clock in the evening. Municipal and i county officers will bo chosen, the only statewide positions being judges of tho superior court. Tim campaign has been an unusually quiet, one, ono of tlio quietest on rue nrd, bill nevurtiielusH, it is anticipated that thero will be u, comparatively largo poll of votes. Asldo from tho offices to bo lllled, thorn has been con- Mlilurublo Inti.TCHt In Altoona, on tho proposed $2,000,(KK) school loan and In the various towns and townships in the county them uru local contests that have served to arouso popular Interest and which will survo to bring the citi/.eriH to tho polling placuw. BULLETIN. WASHINGTON, I). C., Nov. 4— Tho seimto today officially censured Senator Illnun liinpham, Ke- piihlictin, Connecticut, for employing secretly tin agent of tlin Connecticut Manufacturers' association • to UHsIxt him In connection with tho ponding tariff hill. Thu vote was M to 22. YOHNUQIJIHT NOMINATRD. WASHINGTON, D. C., Nov. •!.— The nomination of U. Aaron yciting- quist of Minnesota, to he assistant attorney general in charge of prohibition litigation, was went to the senate today by PniHiilent Hoover. (By United Press.) WASHINGTON, D. C., Nov. 4.— Senators employ members of their families as their clerks and secretaries, Home of whom do not work, Senator Hiram Blngham, Republican, Connecticut, charged in tho senate today in replying to the Norris censure resolution. Blngham announced his employment of Charles L. Eyanson of the Connecticut Manufacturers' association as his secretary and tariff advisor could not bo considered "contrary to the good morals and senatorial ethics and tends to bring the senate into dishonor and disrepute." He admitted 'later in answer to questions that his failure to Inform his colleagues of tho employment probably was wrong. Chairman Norris of tho Judiciary committee introduced his resolution which would censure Blngham for his employments of Eyanson after attempts had been made over the weekend to havo him "soften" the proposed rebuke, had failed. Norris took tho position that he would not press the matter if Bingham apologized to the senate for his employment of Eya'nson, Lnd his mib- Hequerit statement that the senate lobbying invewtlgating committee before which he appeared and defended his acts, had been "packed" against him. Bingham declined to apologize. The resolution was submitted as reports were confirmed by Senator 'Arthur Robinson, Republican, Indiana, thai he would summon a representative o! the German chemical Industry before the lobbying committee to question him concerning rumors ho had established headquarters in the office of a Democratic, wenator here. Chairman Smoot of the senate fl- nauce committee offered a substitute to the Norrls resolution proposing merely to disapprove Binglmm'H con duct without naming him and avoiding, (Continued on Page 14) PRESSURE FROM ALL SIDES IS EXERTED TO GEJ TARIFF BILL Hy DAVID I.AWKENCK. (Copyright, 1MU, by Alloorw Mirror.) WASHINGTON, 11. C., Nov. 4.— Although chaos prevails at the moment in the tariff debate, steady pressure from u.11 sides is being exerted toward getting some kind of bill. I'rtmiilunt Hoover's disinclination to accept the theory of Senator Heed of Pennsylvania that thu tariff was dead has had some effect on the situation. It is reasoned that if ihu president doesn't want to see the bill abandoned anil if tho insurgent Republicans, together with the, Democrats, are insisting upon legislation, it will be difficult for the regular Republicans, to- adopt a policy of passive resistance. Thero is no concealing the fact that the regular Republicans are disappointed over the program of events but, on the other hand, with the exception of two or three, they all want to see some liind of bill passed. Senator Borah, who bus from the outset opposed the house bill, is now express- Ing confidence that a tariff measure will be passed by Dec. 1. Once the bill gets into conference it is agreed the differences can be ultimately reconciled during December or January. Although many side issues have been brought into the tariff debate, it in By ARTHUR N. STJVERKRUP Staff Correspondent HARRISBURG, Nov. 4.—Without ny of tho usual characteristics of an lection, the 1929 Pennsylvania cam- aign came to a close today. Tomorrow approximately 1,000,000 'ennaylvanlans will- tramp, or rldo In more or less expensive automobiles, to he polls to cast their votes for superior ourt judges and a host of county and nunlcipal candidates. That the vote will be light except In a few scattered districts is taken as a ertalnty. A few of the county contests throughout the state have been waged with heat. The same is true in a few of the municipal ca.mpaigns, but in a great majority of instances the voting to- norrow will be a mere formality. Many Are Unopposed. Many of the candidates are unop- , osed, having won both the Republican and Democratic nominations, or having iad their opposition withdrawn. It is almost a foregone conclusion hat Judges Keller and Baldrige will e returned to the superior court bench. Jommon Pleas Judge Niles of York county is tho only Democratic candi- late in this lone race of state-wide im- lortanco. Tho two candidates receiving 1 the ilghest number of votes cast will be elected. Probably the greatest Interest of the election centers in the efforts to adopt 'oting machines in various sections of ho state. i Authorized by the last session of the egislature, the voting machine issue frill be submitted to a referendum in many of tho more populous centers of he state tomorrow. Indications are that in a majority of tho places where the question is being submitted the machines will be endorsed and will mako their first appearance in the primary election next spring. Kllno Election Conceded. In Pittsburgh Mayor Kline la conceded reelection. As usual the Vare-endorsed slate will win, almost without a doubt in, Philadelphia. In Scranton and Pottsville there have been heated lights for the office of mayor. However, the most interesting flght was in Schuylkill county, where harles Snyder, former Republican state treasurer and officeholder for many years, and now Republican district attorney, sought to have his name placed on the Democratic ballot as a candidate for common pleas judge. against the incumbent, Judge Houck. Snyder may attempt to win via the sticker campaign route, but there Heems little chance for success in such a move. As usual in Pennsylvania elections :ho important issues were decided in tho primary. In only a few counties are Democratic, or independent, candidates conceded even a slight chance'against the organized Republicans. ARM IS BADLY TORN BY CHARGE FROM SHOTGUN, The condition of Geoi-go W. Deters, aged 24, of 1219 Spruce street, Hollidaysburg, who accidentally shot himself in the left shoulder Saturday afternoon while, gunning in tho vicinity of Barree, was considered fair at the Altoona hospital today. The man received a charge of small shot on the fleshy portion of the left shoulder, the muscles being badly Battered. Deters was a member of a party of hunters and had leaned his gi|h against a tree Saturday afternoon to watch a flock of wild turkeys on the wing, preparatory to taking aim. It is believed the trigger was caught In some manner, discharging the gun. Hospital surgeons will probe for any possible pellets of the charge of shot which may be imbedded in the arm, but by the nature of the injury it is not likely if many of the fine shot are lodged in the arm as the gun went oH at such close range that the shot likely tor entirely through the flesh. Another accident of the hunting season came when Fred Fogle, aged 16, of 1912 Fifteenth avenue suffered a gun shot wound of the right index finger while hunting near this city. He was treated in the Altoona hospital dispensary. Ho was treated Saturday afternoon. MINOR TRAFFIC MISHAPS. rccognlze"d that the senate can ex peditu action whenever thu Democrat: and insurgent Republicans insist upon action. The politics of tho situation is now something like this: The Democrat feel that it would be to their ad van tagu to. have any kind of bill passed— they think it will furnish them with an issue for thu 1930 ele^uon, Thero are some Democrats who think that the last presidential campaign made it necessary for the Democratic party to give assurance to the country that it is not opposed to the principle of protection. Hence for the Democrats to vote against the measure of final passage, it is argued, would bo unwise if tho bill is written by the Democrats and insurgent Republicans. Other Democrats feel that the responsibility for making the tariff bill should rest upon the insurgent and regular Republicans. It is argued that the insurgents will not be able to get through thu Semite the schedules they want without making some concessions to the regular Republicans and that the rati'M de.sireii by the latter, if embodied in the bill, would make it logical for the Democrats to cast their ballots against the measure on the ground that excessive (Continued on Page 10.) Sliarpsburtf Man Has Accident at West* crn End of Eighteenth Street. L. G. Stcding of 2107 Main street, Sharpsburg, Pa., reported to the traffic department at police headquarters that as he was driving west on Eighteenth street at 7.30 Saturday evening, he came to the end of the thoroughfare and run into the bank. As a result of the abrupt stop of his care he was jostled about and suffered a cut on the bridge of his nose. He complained of the absence of a warning light at what he regarded as a dangerous place. C E. Steel of 70G Broadway, Ju- niutu, and R. R. Rigg of 904 Twenty? fifth avenue had a collision at Chest* nut avenue and Fourth street oh Sati urday evening. Steel's damage amounted to ijilO and Rigg's to $30. CONGRESS TODAY. (By United Press.) i Senate. Considers resolution tq censure Senator Bingham, Republican, Connecticut. Judiciary committee considers jiub- committee reports. Houtie. Meets for introduction of Mils and to adjourn for three days.

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