Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania on May 2, 1930 · Page 26
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By'ttAHtWBtt *. AVMftfl, ''•..'.•gij.iC.ij' ~.&* 1^'«UUL y^di iuB ^ yiaHT <rf til* and «ftcnahg«» »j bi Mutually -favorabte 411, lift part of the nations ln» " 'the Pan-Afnerfcan highway .tor a paved roadway City to Buenos Aires, tlrta, At lAst Apparently Is beginning to take oh,deflhlte shape. ' "The plan is beginning to take on the aspect of a flying > wedge, with Its apex somewhere in Mexico and its advance through the -capitals and chief centers of • Central America down toj the Panama canal," «aid George Curtis Peek,, commercial at- tache tO [Panama, Costa ftlfia and Nlcaratfirt the other day ujton his return front a.«MWSt»to-cOast tour of the United fitafes. ' , . , Mi 1 . Peek poihteUjsut that although the oastefn *nd 'Middle states gavd the ide* its first impetus, it is the Western states which now are giving • lit'substfcntrtaf, support and pushing for. action. \ The announcement • that President tioover has signed the first deficiency bill providing for an appropriation of $50,000 for a survey by tfnlted States engineers of the best /route through the Central Americas has added fresh encouragement to this part of the world. Colneldentally congress' paused 'a bill calling for an appropriation of $1,000,000 for the construction of a highway from the'Canal Zone to Ar- raljan, In Panama, and for ferries to operate across the Panama canal near Lthe Pacific terminus. •Panama will extend this highway _p Chorrera» Panama province, to connect* with other highways already constructed, or under construction, which will extend as far as David, Panama's airport of entry near . the Costa Rlcan border. . Mexico 'has promised that, niuch of the Mexican sector of the Fan-American highway, extending from Laredo, Tex., or Nuevo Laredo, state of Nuevo Leon, Mexico, through Mexico .City to-'the Ouatamalan border, will be completed within the next two years under a road program she already has under way. • The survey .commission probably will make its headquarters In Panama. 'It will find that Panama and Mexico, the two termini of the first long stretch of the highway, may be virtually eliminated from the problem. After leaving Mexico economic, climatic and topographical consld- e rat ton s suggest that the international highway should follow the Pacific slope of • the volcanic .range which traverses, Central America. In most of these countries are long stretches of .dirt roads in passable condition'and several stretches' of paved highways already built or. under construction. With but a single gap a roadway extends across the entire * terrain of Guatamala. Much • of the trail was lidd out by the 'Conquistadors when engineering practices demanded as few river crossings as possible and heavy, grades were a lesser objection. Engineers say that these Obstacles could . be removed with little difficulty.' Part of this route reaches an altitude of 7,000 feet. 'Under a contract signed In 1925 the government of Salvador has provided for its entire share of the Pan-American highway. There are two possible routes from the Honduran border to Managua, Nicaragua. The first leads from the frontier through the 'mountain country of Lake Managua to Matagalpa and thence by way."bf the rfoad recently_ dompleted to^the capital. •from Managua it Is.:how'possible to > f(iw»- Mrt H?t*, Ofite* • CA8TL.fi, tad-., May 2.- ward BtJrk, NeW<Sa*tl*, claims h« is able to rflfaenibef forty years befort the time 1}« wM,borB, f4llttfc set ddwfe his age At 100, admitting hehad lived but sixty years W this world, but »a.id he cbuld remember at least fortV yean of existence In anmher planet of state. ' « r A X R, PA TRICK J 6 w e I e r Eleve6 Sixteen, Twelfth Street WIDE ANGLE LENSES Orthogth or Tlilyer lensw glv« you. full vision to th« very «dfce. ' ' F«r golf, Hunting or driving th«y are w peclalljr fine. ' ' Priced at 12.00 per pair atibv* the regular Tortc l«n<«g. Macdonald'i Spectacle Biuar ,. Altoona, F». > FURNITURE (X). •07 Oth Ave. Mai 2-8«4« a Little Out o»; the Way, But !>»» t» Pay!" \ BVERY DAVIS UOLLAB ,UA* 1212 ELEVENTH AVENUE Have It Delivered ,To Vour Home Westmdnt 'Bread FRESH DAILY At Your Neighborhood Grocer WESTMONT BAKERY Wall Paper and Paints The H. W. McCartney Co. 1107 llth Ave. The Store 1329 Eleventh Avenue ' i ., '' ' ' For Tomorrow—Saturday Beginning at 8.30 A. M. Sale of Dresses Here is thq season's most outstanding sale of smart Spring Dresses. You have your choice of an entirely new shipment at this one low price. New Prints, Crepes, Chiffons, etc., in a wide range of new Spring colors. See them. 43 Coats $£.00 A choice selection ^of smartly tailored Dress and Sport Coats. Good colors. Fine materials. 184 Dresses $£.00 One big lot of new Spring Dresses to go for $1.00 tomorrow. A a p I e n did selection. Come early. [TMtGOIDlNGI |TOCC( U*ndy Service Store. Broadcast* Over WFBG Friday N<*» ii*i$-12:30 Each week, we aft tfylflg ftt put mow and tnote of the element of toft ittd cottttit iti tl^e d&trfbution of our Jfe* pfi*e«i Don't bUme us if you fail to listen .carefully eiwugtt to catch the conditions necessary to win the pri*esi Be a good iport 4»A you wilt enjoy the contest; ' v MILK CHOCOLATE WAFERS Ib. 39c Richly NowitHing and of Mott Deficida* Flavor A BIG SELLER IN CANDY WORTHvWHILE SUGGESTIONS FOR SATURDAY AND MONDAY! Instantly Prepared DESSERT 3 ^URE FRUIT FLAVORS 3 Pkg 8 25c If the gelatin from which gelatin dessert is made, is not absolutely pure and clean; it w ( iU have a bad odor when you pour fiot water over it. Make this test—Pour boiling water ' on Jack & Jill at the side of other Gelatin desserts, and note the difference. Jack & Jill is made from the purest Gelatin that can be used for this purpose. > Grttndma Called 'Em w Garrf«n*S<w«" STRAWBERRIES Finest North Carolina Fruit * Qt 30c Every Crite Personally ' Inspected by ,the Owner of the State - '• BUTTN RADISHES Big Double ' Bunches Each NEW PEAS, 2 y>. 296 New CABBAGE V 9c SPINACH 2 >'25c CANNED ^SPINACH 2 Can. 29jC Fancy Calif: LIMA BEANS'* 16c Lunch Pail Fruits PEACHES APRICOTS PLUMS' AMorted to Suit You § Cans 49c PINfiAPPLE \. O FRUIT SALAD f A For CHERRIES /.."••... Pe&chea Free CAf'T O »»• Running »^** J "' * *« Carto PEPE'S SELECTED BANANAS RUNES »>• isc p^hes »• 25c . a..*, 'SPECIAL ISc Pkgt. Save loc Fine Macaroni or Spaghetti mutt contain at lit' f/e ttarch and at much glutin at possible. Thit 'can only be accomplithed by using the finest quality of Durum wheat from which Semolina Rom it made. It makes your J Macaq>ni cook tender yet doet not become sticky. These qualities you will find in Climax. • . , Super Suds Dissolves Instantly Beads of Soap Best for Washing Dishes Packages For Sugar Cured Hams -B,"L»1 € UNITED HOME DRESSED MEAT CO. Willow Grove R<M lIPOUKD^HET^ frMfc, V^jK/miim.-*? •"• 2 Ib. Roll,41.02 CLOVERDALE GINGER ALE 4M4IZO STARCH You may assort this three package order with Gloss Starch for the laundry or Corn Starch for the cooking. 3 Pint Bottles fAIRMOW? 2 Ib. Roll, $1.01 • ' * We especially recommend Lithia-Limet at a Ginger- ale of superb blending qualities. Made In Four *' Flavors Pale Dry Lithia-Limes i Sarsaparilla Regular r :•• Sliced BREAD It Stays Fresh because it hat more shortening and has more dough in the pan when baked. 'The even slices avoid watte. We get it fresh twice each day. McGormick's Bee Brand Root Beer Follow the 'directions and you will have_42 pint bottles of a delicious non-intoxicating drink at a cosj of about a cent per bottle. Bottle Makes 5 ^ Gallons 2 Ib. Roll, $1.01 19 The Choice of Millions THE WHITE A SOAP 6 Big Bars 25C An all-around household white naphtha soap giving a rich suds with wonderful cleansing power. PINE'S Chocolate Meringue PIE 25c Cocoanut Rolls 25c ENZEUS UTTER RETZEL Made in Altoona and delivered fresh in our stores daily. Large Butters or Small Juniors Ib, 28C Th* Soap Youth is Ctaw&v 3 Bar, A delicately perfumed, white toilet soap carrying the in' dorsement of seventy-one fa.- mous skin specialists. The New All-Wheat Food Large Package The bran, minerals, vitamins and all desirable elements of wheat are retained in th« crisp, tasty WHEATIES. Morning Glow Jn Vacuum Tins 2«>s.83c This vacuum way of packing coffee keeps it fresh as new for weeks and weeks. Either $an good on the Boys' and Girl,' AIRSHIP R!DE~July 31. Apple Butter Insist on Cruikshaiilt's It la not m«d« from dried apple %n<J pumpkin but fresh applea, cider dnd sugar. Bij No. 2'/j C.n asc so Retail Grocer* HAN DY SERVICE STORES 47 Wbolmlen Manufacturers Y

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