Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania on November 5, 1929 · Page 19
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Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania · Page 19

Altoona, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, November 5, 1929
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THE AtTOONA MIRROR-TUESDAY, NOVEMBER S, 1929 BOROUGH COUNCIL IN LONG SESSION . State Will Assist In Widening Inlet to Roaring Spring and Stop and Slow Signs Will Be Erected. JL, Roaring Spring borough courtell met Monday evening and transacted the business for the month of November. President William H. Carper was in charge of the meeting with Frank H. MacDonald, Walter A. Hlte, Jesse Ry Wlke, Plommer B. Dick, and Russell B. Carver, members of the council, present. Chief of Police Emory Beegle, Bayard Long, borough engineer; Frank L. Heuston, street commissioner, and Oder L. Burket, burgess, were also present. The matter of placing the stop and slow signs at the various street intersections required considerable time and it was decided to have the committee in company with' the chief of police designate the places where the signs are to be placed an'd the street commissioner will see that they are installed. The traffic signal light at the intersection of Spang and East Main streets will be discontinued for the time being although the light \vill not be removed as the stop signs will be placed on Sprang and New streets, and slow signs on East Main street, temporarily, and in case the experiment proves to be a safer method of handling the traffic the light will be removed. The frog signals which are installed in the streets at the various .intersections will also be removed, as the stop signs will take the place of this form of traffic signal. New parking signs will be ordered by the public safety committee following an investigation of the needs of the borough and they also will be installed as soon as poa- , sible. The matter of marking the streets was discussed and the parking spaces and safety zones, which were formerly market by the county employes with the county marking machine, will be looked after by the borough in the future. The southern entrance to the borough on state highway route No. 286 is very narrow ana some time ago the borough requested the state to have the matter given consideration and assist with the financial end of widening of the street. Counojl received a reply from the state highway department to the effect that the state • will assist with the widening of the street, although the work will begin only when the state is ready to go through with the work and council was informed thai the highway department would notify them when they were ready to start' work on the project. / '. The committee on water reported several of the air valves placed on the water lines running to the borough from the mountain reservoirs a great success and with this work partly completed the cost of pumping water to the high pressure reservoir has been greatly reduced. The reservoir at the mountain is reported o.verflow- ing. Changes in the pipe lines in the borough were discussed and it was de, cided to place larger pipes at various points in the borough where the water suDDlv Is very low due to the size of the pipe. This work will be held over until the winter weather Is over. The borough treasurer was. authorized to purchase with $1,500 in the sinking fund United States Liberty bonds. The borough streets are to be, cleaned lip before Armistice day and Street \ Commissioner Frank-.Heuston was 1 given .instructions to do this work^at JL__ once. , The new contract between the S borough and the Penn Central Light and Power company has been placed in effect and the cost of lighting the borough has been.greatly reduced. Ihe burgess reported and paid the sum of RADIO USERS LIKE PROTECTION IDEA , That the plan of the Blair County Radio Dealers' association In protecting Ha customers through the Installation of new radio sets Instead of ones that have been used In various homes on trial, Is meeting with general approval haft been evidenced by the receipt of a 'number of commendatory letters and personal messages, from radio users who have purchased sets through the new system. This fact was brought out at the fourth monthly association at the COUNCIL ACTS ON MONTH'S BUSINESS Hollidaysburg Borough Is Offered Additional Watershed ^Land—Reports Are Heard and Contracts Let. ENTHUSIASM RUNS HIGH IN FREEDOM TOWNSHIP The November meeting oE the Hollidaysburg borough council WHS held on meeting "of the association at the . Mond^r 0™%*. The prc-idont, ^y^^JT eVen " lgl beEln -|^fo^A^n^ert^^ a e^: a few months ' ago the dealers of the county formed' an association with the principal idea of protecting the buyers of radio sets. A plan, which was indorsed by all members of the association, was placed Into effect whereby no radio sets would be installed In homes on trial. Complete satisfaction was guaranteed on all equipment sold. The system, previously employed by the majority of the dealers was that when a person purchased a radio, a set was placed In the home on trial and if satisfaction did not result .another would be installed. This Interchanging of sets continued until the reception was satisfactory to. the purchaser. , All sets, regardless of how many homes they had been in on trial, were considered new until sold outright. The mechanism of the sets, however, often' became Impaired due to the changing from home to home. With the advent of the new system adopted by the dealers, this difficulty has been overcome and the radio customers, in general, are better pleased. When a set Is purchased from a> member of the association it is delivered direct to the customer in the same me- ch'anical condition it was when received by the dealer from the factory. The association last evening decided to further improve its protection policy by assisting in the elimination of radio reception disturbances. AH dealers must cooperate with the customers, however, the lattef to report disturbances in their neighborhoods to the dealers, who, in turn, will attempt to eliminate the sources of disturbance. This has been'done in several instances already. Dealers In other, cities have written the Blair association', concerning the outcome of its system and seeking in-, formation which will help them in forming similar organizations. It is believed that the plan of protecting the customer will be in vogue in other cities as well as Altoona from present indications'. It is creditable to the local dealers, however, to know that their idea is meeting with approval and that it has also proved practical. PARIS HOME IS SCENE OF EXCELLENT DINNER LITTLE THEATRE GUILD PLAY IS GREAT SUCCESS $6.30 cpllected In month of October. fines during the The following report was 'submitted by the chief of police for the'month of October: Violations of the traffic, signal, 19; auto accidents reported, 5; larceny,. 1;' lights out of service, 4: investigations on reports made, 6; hours on duty, 336. Tax Collector-J. B. Gorsueh turned over the sum of $156.89 collected on boroughs-taxes, and $20.92 for borough sinking fund taxes. All bills approved were ordered paid and the meeting adjourned until the first Monday in December. MERCY HOSPITAL CASES. V Admitted. Leola Gray, 513 Third, avenue. • Ethel Bice, 514 Bella street,. Hollidaysburg. • Anna Godfrey, Hollidaysburg, R. D. No. 1. Amelia Vogel, 214 Fourth avenue. Donald Decker, Loop .Station, Holll- daysburg. 'Reardon Stanley, Bakers Summit. Wendell Harrison, 202 Fifty-seventh ' street. ' Junior MeMullen, 338 Logan Ave., rear, South Lakemont, Annie Lindle, 1901 Margaret avenue. S. Donald Truby, 1800 Eighth street. Discharged, Charles Blsognano, 709 Twentieth street, • Eleanor Porter, 1411 Fifth avenue, Junlata. Mrs, Ida Stover, 520 First avenue. Alexander Degansky, 910 Eighth avenue. Edward Hench, 1300 Fourth street, rear. Blrtb, Mr. and Mrs. Clair Beatty, 427 First avenue, baby boy, Monday afternoon, A delicious and beautifully appointed turkey dinner was served last night at the home of Mr. t,nd Mrs. Paul Herbert Faris of 1611 Twelfth street. The turkey was the prize of Mr. Faris, who shot the bird on Saturday near his cottage at Spruce Creek. When dressed, the bird weighed twelve and one- half pounds. Several guests were In attendance at the dinner and these included the following: John C. McPherson, Dr. and Mrs. J. C. Nugent, Jack Nugent,. Mrs. Thomas ang Miss Anna C. Coombs. All enjoyed the dinner and complimented ' Mr. Faris. on his prowess. This Is the third successive year that -lie has shot one of the fowls. Archibald Murray, Charles W. Bowser, Harvey N. Posten, Frank K. Geesey, George B. Miller and Chester N. Carles. Borough Solicitor J. Calvin Lang, Jr., Bbrough Treasurer Hurry Mclntosh, Borough Superintendent Joseph B. Metzler and Chief of Police William M. Corbin were also in attendance. Borough Superintendent Metzler submitted his report for the month oC October which shows receipts during the month as follows: Water rent, $5,165.55; water tap, $58; water service, $17; police department, -$42.50; borough tax, Fred B, Brenner, $955.50; ;sinklng fund, Fred C. Brenner, $99,68; construction charges, Bell Telephone conduit, $25; grounds and buildings, A. Kazenstaub, rent blacksmith shop, $10; total receipts, $6,'330.21. The disbursements for the month were as follows: highway department, $680.60; water department, $376.90; police department, $125; fire department, $50; health department, $40 J sewer department, $62.50; grounds and buildings, $8; total disbursements, $1,343. Borough Superintendent Motzler reported that he has conferred with the state department, relative to the electric traffit?*slgn at the corner of Allegheny and Penn streets which was knocked down recently and demolished by a passing automobile. The state department has placed two stop signs at this intersection and later when tlio state road is opened will place the necessary signals at this much' traveled thoroughfare. Real Estate Agent John B. Brass, In behalf of his client, Charles F. Brown, appeared before council and offered for sale a tract of land owned by Mr. Brown near the Blair's gap watershed. This tract of land comprises 490 acres and 115 perches and was offered to the borough for $5 per acre. * The land is located about one-half mile from the Muleshoe curve. Following a .discussion as to the advisability oC this purchase, the matter was referred to¥ investigation to the members of the water committee and Borough. Superintendent Metzler, with Instructions to make a report of their findings at the December meeting-of council. Borough Treasurer Mclntosh submitted his report for the month, showing cash on hand Oct. 1, $16,384.71. Mr. Mclntosh reported the total amount of receipts for the month In the sum of $21,808.21. .Bids were presented by four cqn- tractlng firms for the paving of a section of North Penn street along the Logan Valley ear line, and the contract was awarded to E. H. and L. A. Brua at their bid of $2,104. Borough Solicitor Lang was instructed to proceed according to law against residents of Allegheny street who have not yet paid their share of the boulevard lights. The borough secretary, Robert B. Smith, presented bills In the sum of $1,762.06. The secretary, was Instructed to pay the bills as read, with the exception ,of the state highway bill, which was held over for investigation. If the enthusiasm shown at a meeting of citizens held in East Freedom last evening to further the prospects of consolidating the township schools is carried to the polls today, the proposed bond issue will carry by an overwhelming majority. The meeting was held in the United Brethren church and the president of the School board, F. A. Langham, presented In a very forceful manner just where the board stands and left it up to the cltlezns to decide what course they are to take. Superintendent T. S. Davis of the Blair county, schools. Superintendent L. H. Hinkle of tho Bedford county schools, Superintendent M. A. Dlvely of the Logan township schools and others explained every detail of consolidation and answered questions, in such a manner that any citizen can go to the polls today and vote intelligently. A record vote In the township Is predicted. KIWANIANS WILL HOLD BIG BIRTHDAY PARTY LICENSED IN MARYLAND. CUMBERLAND, Md., Nov. 6.—Marriage licenses were issued -here'to the following Pennsylvanians: William M. Snare of Marklesburg and' Louise Rebecca Lloyd of Huntingdon; Harry R. Holcomb of Dean and Genevleve Anetha Inlow of Altoona,; Harry Williams and Verna' Mildred Burkett, both 'of Everett; Harford Clair Nearhoof and Margaret Ann Brooks, both of Bellwood; Harold Kepler of Huntingdon and Leah Mae Shafer of Mt. Vernon; Russell M. Stambaugh of St> Clairsville and Grace Katherine Knisely of Sproul; Melvln Wilson Snyder of Tyrone and Mary Isabel Snyd,er of Bellwood, and. George W. Chapman and Madaline Lorain Bontilly, both of Coalport. WILL DISCUSS -BUDGET. The city recreation commission .will meet tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock and give consideration to the v !930 budget. Estimates of the possible requirements will be submitted to the commission by the director, W. T. Reed, who will also submit a report on the national recreation congress, held recently in Louisville, Ky., which he attended. Altoona Kiwanls club will not hold its usual noonday luncheon meeting tomorrow. It has been cancelled to give way to a big birthday" party at the Penn-Alto hotel on Thursday night with the ladies of the Kiwanians as special guests. Quite elaborate preparations have been made for the event. The Kiwanians whose, anniversaries came in July, August and September will play the role of host and they have arranged a program of entertainment that Is certain to evening of pleasure. The speaker on this occasion will be Allen K. Rowsell of Pittsburgh, an entertainer who s in demand in the western section of the state as a humorist. The Kiwanls orchestra, assisted by Mrs. Sarah Irvln, soloist, will be present and render a special musical program From indications the affair will bo argely attended. MRS MARY 1M8K DIRS. BELLEFONTE, Nov. B.—Mrs. Mary Lose, relict of the late George Lose, lied at the home of her daughter, Mrs Gilbert Boyer, on Spring street, at 7.10 o'clock Sunday morning, following a several months' illness with a complication of diseases which began las spring when she suffered a stroke o: paralysis, while she was making her tiome at the William T. Kelley home on Bishop street. The deceased, who was aged 77, was born in Ireland, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gher elly. Her husband preceded her to thi grave by a number of years, as did he parentH, Surviving, in addition to the daughter, Mrs. Boyer, at whose home she died, la another daughter, Mrs Katherine Jinks of Atlantic City. Re quelm mass was celebrated at o'clock this morning from the loca Catholic church, Rev. Father William E. Downes, officiating. Interment wai made in the Catholic cemetery. Mrs. I. W. Stouffer of Latrobe, Pa. was called to the bedside of her broth er, A. T. Brewer of 1813 Sixteenth ave nue, who is a patient in the Altoona hospital after undergoing a seriou operation. He is slowly improving. Beautiful Fall HANDBAGS $1.95 $0.95 $4.95 KARASEK'S 1409 llth Ave. CAFETERIA AND BAZAAR. Under the auspices of the ladies' board of the Huntingdon Presbytery a cafeteria and bazaar will be held at the Presbyterian . home at Hollidaysburg on Thursday of this week. -The affair will open at 11.30 In the f6*- noon and will conclude at 3 o'clock. In' making preparations for the day both men and women have been kept in mind, and the public is cordially Invited to attend. The cafeteria will especially appeal to those who desire a noonday repast at a reasonable cost. Th'e presentation of "Captain Apple- ack," an Arabian Night's adventure n three acts, by the Little Theatre ;uild of Altoona last evening at the Embassy theatre, wns hailed as the est production yet executed by the ocal organization. Wllllofm Morrison took the leading olo as Ambrose Applejohn and hi.s ong and difficult part in the prcxlnc- ion was carried through In a most lommendablo manner. The entire cast. if players alsp acquitted themselves iplondldly in their respective roles. Scenery for the production was do- ilgned and executed by Dorothea Sllll- tian and Paul Morrison. The latter acted 'as directors while Miss Sillimnn lad charge of properties. Others on ho production staff were: Costum's, Mrs. KunkeJ and Mrs. Jeffries; ns.sist- nt stage manager, John DoBarbor; Mislness manager, Samuel Jubllerer; idvertlslng manager, Hayward Webb; Ickets, Mrs. W. A. Sllllmau. The cast of characters included the 'ollowlng: Lush, Ralph Klepser; Poppy Taire, Betty Pair; Mrs. Whatcombc, lurllne Shearer; Ambrose Applejohn, William Morrison; Anna Vale.sha, Bct- y Garman; Mrs. Pengard, Jean White Beaudoin; Mr. Pengard, Samuel Ju- bllercr; Ivan Borolsky, Hayward Webb; A Maid, Iva Batrus; Dennet, lack Fair; Johnny Jason, Paul Mor•Ison; The Mutinous Crew, Ralph Klepser, Jack Fair, William Kensinger, Joseph Lytlo, Jlmmie Lots, Joseph White, William Taylor, George Spelvin, Bud Byng, Henry Hafncr, Slats Barry. MOTHER AND CHILDREN SAVED PROM BIO BLAZE NEW KENSINGTON, Pa., Nov. B.— A woman and her two children were rescued from their apartment over the Drey Street garage here early today after they wore overcome hy smoko from fire which swept the gar- si ge destroying twenty-one automobiles, valued at $35,000, nnd doing Several thousand dollars damage to the 'garage. Mrs. David Wright and two of her children were unconscious' when Pn- trolmnn Joo Hutchlk and George Har- klns entered the burning building before the arrival of llremen and brought them to safety. The woman's husband and another child and Mr. and Mrs. Carl West nnd their month-old-baby were able to escape unassisted. Explosions of gasoline In the tanks In the building hampered the firemen in their efforts to fight tho blaze. ALLEGHENY CO. MORGUE CLAIMS ITS OWN VICTIM SUSPICION AROUSED BY MEN DANCING ALL WEEK WASHINGTON, Pa., Nov. B.—"Tripping the light fantastic toe" for a week, not in a marathon dance, but in an alleged attempt to secure $500 which was said to have been hidden between tho Vlctrola records, merely resulted In throwing suspicion on two men here. AH a result James Pinchek, aged 37, Richeyvllle, was under arrest here today on a charge of attempted larceny, and police were searching for tho other "light-fingered terplschorean, Miko Sldcrowsky. ' It was alleged that after Slderowsky quarreled with his wife the two men conspired to obtain $000 which Imd been hidden in the album of music plates. And so for a week they danced nightly In the house, but only aroused suspicion which finally resulted In tho arrest of Pinchek. PITTSBURGH, Nov. B.—The Allegheny county morgue, which has claimed In the past the vlrttim of almost every sort of accident, last night claimed a victim In Its own way. John Joyce, aged 54, died of blood poisoning as tho result of an open wound in his hand which was said to have become Infected after he got cement, in it while helping cement the morgue to Its new foundation. GERHART PUPILS PRESENT' RECITAL Last evening- at the Gerhart Violin studios at 1107 Twelfth avenue, Russell Gerhart presented a number of his pup!' In the first seasonal recital of tho studio. Pupils of Miss Marie Rodkey, associate teacher, also participated. Martha. Gaum Gerhart was accompanist. The program is as follows : Dream of the Rosebud Dodds James Graham Pastorale Stltt Dorothy Ann Pequlgnot Serenade Eberhardt Fred Holt The Moonlight Fairy Wecker Elva Walte Barcarolle Weber Billy Batrus Minuet Lewando Betty McNaughton Waltz Among the Flowers- Harold Brennecke Madrlgale Simonettl Caroline Behm Habanera Herrmann Harry Marlin Ave Maria Each-Gounod Regis McMuIlen (a) Song of Yearning Tolhurst (b) Petite Valso Mlilleur Emma Ventresca PITTSBURGH DIVISION RAILROADER RETIRES After a service of more than forty- six years, Edward Landers of Gallltzin retired from the service on Nov. 1. He began on April 15, 1883, as a truck laborer at • Kittanning Point, holding this position for three years. He then entered the road service as a brakeman on the Pittsburgh division and shortly afterwards was given a position as a flagman at the AG tower, east of Gallitzln. Later he was transferred to the position of levcrman and he held posts at AR and Utf towers. $ $ Start.Now and Win! $300 In Cash Prizes HERE! Delicious HAULER'S DO-NUTS Not Saturated With Grease. Sold By Most Good Grocers. Waller's Bakery, l2O8-5th Ave. Christmas Treasure Hunt Contest PILES In Men and Women Treated by Specialist Formerly Specialist to the Philadelphia Medical Cllnio PILES I want to call the attention of all Pile sufferers to my dlHsolvent method of treatment which ha» (be following advantages over the old methods: No knife, etber or chloroform. No carbolic acid, practically puin- lei«: No loss of time, lifetime guarantee. I suffered with bleeding and protruding piles for twenty year's. Dr. Voder cured me without pain or loss of time from work. * S. 11. CUNNINGHAM, 1912 10th St., Altooua, Fa. DR. W. S. YODER SPECIALIST IX PILES AND RUl'TUUK At the William I'enn Hotel, Alioonu, 1'u., Thursday. Nov. 4th Office Hours: 3 to 5 aud 7 to 8 I'- M. rurniturr Occasional Tables $5.90 Mahogany finished table that may be used for several purposes. Beautifully designed and strongly built. A value. Desk Lamps $1,00 * Just the lamp for students or anybody who writes and studies. It la made of metal and is adjustable to uny angle, Wonder Tot $4.72 We Just received a new Shipment of these wonder lots. They go on sale tomorrow at this . record breaking price. You must see them to appreciate the value. High-Grade 3-Piece ! Modern Design Bed Room Suite $137.00 High quality bedroom suites at cloge- out prices! Never so low a price on such quality furniture. Highly distinctive design, rich walnut finish. FuV size bed, che«t, dresser and Hol\ vood vanity. i Rich 3-Piece , Living Room Suites Just 5 of these beautiful living room suites to be closed out at this spectacular one-day price! You'll never duplicate i:Uch a saving! Tho luxurious davenport, a wing chair and club chair, upholstered In Jac- quurd velour. Buy nowl Beautiful 9-Piece Dining Room Of Walnut Veneers $119,00 Another amazing sacrifice ia this beautiful modern dining suite with a distinctive panel ornament and lustrous walnut finish. Tho suite consists of buffet, extension table, a China cabinet, five side chairs and host chair luxuriously upholstered. See this suite tomorrow. The Standard Furniture Co. 1407 Eleventh Avenue ing to buy a New Radio! STOP —LOOK—& LISTEN to the new Model "52" Zenith. It's a winner. Its brilliance of performance will sell itself and inspire your admiration. Become a proud owner of a Zenith nnd enjoy a real musical instrument. Zenith dealers bubble with enthusiasm when they demonstrate the new Zenith. Price—only $175.00 less tubes. "Your home deserves the best." J. E. 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