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STOCK EDITION Altoona Mirror Subscribers Should Always t Receipts from the Carriers When Paying Their Subscriptions. Rltoona SRtrrot. WEATHER; The Size of the Vote Shows the Peb'ple df the City Well Understood the Need for the New School Loan. ESTABLISHED JUNE 13, 1874. ALTOONA, PA., WEDNESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 6, 1929. TWENTY-FOUR PAGES—PRICE TWO CENTS TAYLOR-ISENBERG WIN REELECTION Former Mayor Charles E. 1 Rhodes Is Also Chosen Member of City Council at Tuesday's Election. SUCCEEDS WALKER AS PUBLIC SAFETY HEAD Men Chosen as Members of Municipal Governing Body Havt Had Extended Experience In City Affairs. COUNCILMEN Samuel B. Taylor and Irvin H. Isenberg were elected to succeed themselves as members of the city council and Charles B. Rhodes, former mayor, was chosen as their associate as the 'v successor to S. H. Walker, at .the _ .-iaumieipal election in Altoona yesterday. Mr. Taylor and Mr. Rhodes, running on the Republican ticket for the four- year term, defeated Clair P. Nale and John J. Carlln, Democrats, while Mr. Isenberg, running for the two-year term on the Republican , ticket, defeated Albert F. Shomberg, Democrat. The victors had leads ranging from two to one to four to one over their opponents. Mr. Taylor, who has served as the head of the department of parks and public property, goes back to council Cor his third term. He was first chosen in the fall of 1921 and he was reelected in 1925, so that he is now completing eight years of service in the municipal ' government. The election of Mr. Rhodes will bring, back to City hall one formerly a con-, spicuous figure in city affairs, he hav- ! ing served two terms as mayor of the city, 1916 to 1924, and previously as a member of the old select council. To Take Walker's Place. In the assignment of duties to the council members, Mr. Rhodes will no doubt take Mr. Walker/s place as head of the public safety department, which includes the fire, health, plumbing and electrical bureaus. Mr.. Isenberg has been a member of council since early in the present year when ha was appointed to succeed W. M. C. Craine, who resigned., His appointment holds good until the end of the present fiscal- year, and thereafter he will serve two years, or the \balance of Mr. Craine's unexpired term iunder yesterday'* election. ../ "Mr. Isenberg had held the position of city accountant for a period of seven years prior to his appointment as a member of city council and following' his election he was assigned to the post of director of the department of ac-' counts and finance which had been held by Mr. Craine and under whom he had served as accountant. The campaign leading up to the'elec- tion was a very quiet one. The defeated candidates are all in high standing in the community and had the result been favorable to them, they would have given the city a capable and ef flcient service in the city's governing body. ' • SAM.UEL B. TAYLOR REPUBLICANS WIN ! ELECTIONTOTALS IN BLAIR COUNTY All Candidates on Party Ticket Are Eletfted by Substantial Majorities- In Election on Tuesday. rOBERT A. COOK HAS BIG LEAD FOR SHERIFF Judge Baldrige Receives Flattering Vote In H6me County In Contest for Superior Court Bench. CHAKLES E. RHODES WINS IN SNYDER CO. • ^_______ Henry J. Sommer, Jr., I* Elected as District Attorney by Big Majority. Attorney Henry J. Sommer, jr., of Selinsgrove, Pa., who is a son of Dr. H. J. Sommer, Blair County hospital superintendent, was elected district attorney of Snyder county yesterday by a majority of 1,000 votes, according to word received by his father today. ' He was a Republican candidate and defeated his Democratic opponent. Attorney Sommer, who is but 25 yean old, in being elected to the district attorney's office, is believed to be the youngest man serving as district attorney in Pennsylvania. He has been located in Selinsgrove for about a year, there engaging in his profession. He was graduated from Dickinson college and law school prior to going to Selinsgrove. He is very well known in Altoona and Hollidaysburg and has a host of friends in Blair county who join in wishing him success in the office to which he has been elected. UNUSUAL CONDITION IN HUSTON TOWNSHIP The Huston township election may have to ba taken into the courts to determine who is elected for the position of road supervisor. The name of J. K. Detwiler as a Republican was on the ballot. Eighty-five votes cast opposite this name. The name of Joseph K. Detwiler as a Democrat appeared likewise and 48 votes were cast. The man is the same in each case and should all thu votes be counted he would receive a total of 133 votes, giving him the victory. However, if in counting "J. K. Detwiler" and "Joseph K. Detwiler" are construed as two different men, he loses out. His opponent was Earl Daughenbaugh who ran as an Independent. He was given 119 votes. For the position of school director G. W. Gates, Republican and Democrat, with 15$ votes won from A. Irving Fuoss, Independent, with 104 votes. Index to Today's News Page 2— Radio Commission Victor in Court. In the Business World of Today. Page 3— Important Events In World Centers. Page 6— Society, Church and Fraternal News. Page 8 — Editorials, Timely Topics, The Saunterer, etc. Page 11 — This and That. Lost Explorers Had Hard Figiit. Page 14 — Town Food Supply Destroyed In Fire. Crossword Puzzle. Pag« 15— Continued story. "The Man From Morocco." H "~"age 18— Business, Markets and Fi- cial News. age 19— Sports. I Pages 20 and 21— Correspondence. P scs 22 and 23— Classified. IBVIN H. ISKNBKRG . Blair county went Republican a! j Tuesday's, election by a large majority. • Every candidate on the ticket was | elected. Some of them had no opposl- j tion and thus received all the votes j that were cast, - I Judge Thomas J. Baldrige, who early i this year was appointed by Governor j Fisher a judge of the superior court j and was a candidate for the full term ! of ten years, received a most flattering vote in the county, running consicl- erably ahead of his associate on the ticket, Judge William H. Keller, who was a candidate for reelection. There was but one candidate on the Democratic ticket, Henry C. Niles. Robert A. Cook was elected sheriff by a large majority over James V. Ferry, the voters ratifying his nomination at the primary election when he had almost as many votes as his combined opposition of ten candidates. Mr. Ferry, who lives in Juniata, made a remarkably good showing in his home town. • Mr. Cook Is a resident of Altoona and he has been employed for a number of years in a clerical capacity in' the county commissioners' office. Hall and Bowen 'Unopposed. Paul L. Hall who has served as pro- thonotai'y during the past eight years was re-eiected without opposition. He had both the Republican and Democratic nominations, duplicating his success at his two previous elections when he had no opponents at tho general elections. Samuel C. Bowen of this city was elected director of the poor, likewise without opposition. He, however, did not have the Democratic nomination. That party had made a nomination at the primary election but the candidate,-who was a- Republican, withdrew. Mr. Bowen will succeed Milton F. Poet as a member of the poor board at the outset of the new year. M. T. Beringer of Blair" township was r.eelected county controller. It will be his third term. His Democratic opponent was Raymond A. Wilker of .Hollidaysburg. • Ray F. Llngenfelter and F. A. McMullen were elected jury commissioners. Under the law the minority party Is allowed representation oh this board. Mr. Llngenfelter is a. Republican and Mr. McMullen is a Democrat. William K. Garrety of this city ran for jury commissioner as an Independent but he polled a very light vote, Mr. McMullen beating him for second place on the board by a four to one vote. NORTH WOODBURY VOTE SHOWS REAL CONTESTS Following are the totals for city nnd county offices in all of the 108 voting districts: Judge of Superior Court. William H. Keller, R 14,248 Thomas J. Baldrige, R 18.08R i Henry C. Nile, D 4.387 Sheriff. I Robert A. Cook. R 1(1,589 James V. Ferry, D 6,000 I'rotlionolnr.v. Paul L. Hall, R 2I,38« County Controller. M. T. Beringer, R J6.74:! Raymond A. Wilker, D 5,3;)5 Director of The Poor * Samuel C. Bowen, R 19,20'J .fury Commissioner , Ray F. Llngenfelter, R ll!,7.t8 | F. A. McMullen, D 4,014 1 Win. K. Garrlty, I. 1,075 1 City Council. Chni'les B. Rhodes, R 7,77:', Samuel B. Taylor, R ,9,3.°,:i John J. Carlin, D 2,655 Clair P. Nale, D 4,336 % City Council. (Two-year Term.) Irvin H. Isenberpf, R »,887 Albert F. Shomberg, D 2,412 School Director. Joseph C. McKerihan, R 9.255 William F, Eberle, R 8,294 Kelilh Ebersole, D <. 3,399 William F. Bowser, D 2,974 WALKER VICTOR BY TREMENDOUS VOTE New York City's Popular Democratic Mayor Is Reelected With Margin of 500,000 Over La Guardia. VIRGINIA BACK IN DEMOCRATIC FOLD Combination of Republicans and Anti-Smith Democrats Badly Defeated—Thomas' Notable Feat. GREAT VOTE POLLED BY SOCIALIST CANDIDATE REPUBLICAN ASSEMBLY SELECTED IN NEW YORK School Luan. Yes 10,535 No 1.944 CITY SCHOOL LOAN STANDSJPPROVED By a Five to One Margin Altoona Voters Favor $2,000,000 Debt Increase at Tuesday's Election. ALTOONAN'S CAR HITS PEDESTRIAN / u ' ' ' a John Mayhue Is Seriously Injured When Struck by Automobile Driven by John G.sPlatt, Local Salesman. (Special to Altoona Minor.). HUNTINGDON, Nov. 6.—John Mayhue, aged 60, employed as caretaker •at Alfarata park, near Alexandria, is a patient at the J. C. Blair Memorial hospital here, suffering from a possible fracture of the skull, as the result of being struck and run down by an automobile near the park early last evening. Mr. Maylme's condition Is reported as critical at the hospital 'here today. He was unconscious when admitted to the institution at 7.30 o'clock last evening and has since remained in that state. The automobile which hit Mr. ^ay- hue was driven by John Garrett Platt, residing in the Elizabeth apartments In Altoona and employed by Gutwald- Kelly Co., Altoona. f The accident occurred at the railroad crossing near Alfarata park. Mr. Mayhue was attempting to cross the tracks when he stepped Into the path of the car driven by Mr. Platt. Mr. Mayhue was thrown for some distance when hit by the car and his head struck the steel rails on the crossing. Mr. Platl stopped his car within a short distance and placing^ the injured man on board, made a hurried trip to the Huntingdon hospital, Mr. Platt reported the accident to state motor patrolmen stationed here, (Continued on Page 13.) HOWARD »T SELL WINS ASSESSOR CONTEST Howard M. Sell, well known journalist and member of the Altoona Mirror staff, was reelected assessor of the Second ward of Hollidaysburg at the election yesterday. Running on the Republican ticket, he received 221 votes to 149 cunt for his Democratic opponent, James M. Muiidorff. Both had contested for nominations at the primary election, Mr.-Sell winning on the Republican ticket and Mr. llundorfi on tbf Democratic ticket. Mr. Sell is com- plettoig sixteen years of service as assessor and is elected for a fifth term. The other assessors chosen in Holli- ciaysburg are as follows: First ward, Mrs. Lucly Rooney; Tilled ward, John K. Stanley; Fourth ward, Leo Murks; Fiflh ward, Ellswoivh Neveling; Sixth ward, Thomas P. Lloyd. All were reelected except Mr. jfarks. who succeeds Perry M. Moore. Mr. Moore moved from the Fourth ward and was thus deprived of the opportunity to succeed himself. The contests for school director and tax collector in North Woodbury township were close. For the six-year term for school director the successful aspirant was but two votes ahead of his Democratic opponent. The vote in the two districts follows: School Director. (Six-year term.) 1st 2nd Dlst. Dist. Tot. Ray Baumgai-dner, R... 34 126 160 D. Elvin Brumbaugh, D. 73 85 158 (Two-year term.) W. H. Cowen, R 52 11* 166 L. K. Wlneland, D 53 98 151 Tux Collector. J. Edgar Lehman, R. .. 08 114 182 Elmer H. Wyles, D 37 105 142 WOMAN! ELECTED SCHOOL DIRECTOR Mrs. Ruth W. Replogle was elected on the Republican ticket to the office of school director in Roaring Spring,' easily defeating her two opponents. She polled 533 votes as compared with 379 for W. A. Nason, running on the Citizens' party ticket, and 69 for Harry Rasher. Democrat. Her term will be for six years.. She is the wife of Geprge Replogle. For the four-year term for school director, Ivan E. Garber, Republican, received a total vote of 695 while his only opponent, Harry C. Curfman, running as a Democrat, polled 219 votes. Leo A. Garber, Republican, easily defeated Harry E. Querry, Democrat, fur the burgess position. The total vote was: Garber, 628; Querry, 291. Other interest in the borough election centered around the councilinunic openings. The three 'running on the Republican ticket received the majority of votes over their Democratic opponents. The successful candidates are Walter A. Kite, Frank H. McDonald and William H. Carper, who won over Carl L. Martin, Miles W. Apple-man and David R. Butler. Returns from the First district on the auditorship give Charles Stone- ruok, Republican, 298 votes and J. W. Whitnack, Democrat, 69. In the race for assessor, G. M. Garver, Republican, won over John S. Rhodes, Democrat. Adam W. Carpen' ter, Democrat, was unopposed for the (Continued on Page 13.) NORMAN T. BOOSE NAMED JUDGE IN SOMERSET CO. With 11. margin of approximately live to one the citizens of Altoona at the election yesterday registered their approval of the proposal submitted by the school board to increase the bo"nd- ed indebtedness of the district by ?2,000,000. With apparently but one exception the forty-seven voting districts registered their approval of the loan which will be expended for increasing . tfhe high and elementary school facilities in the city and to take care of the debt that was Inherited through the annexation of Juniata and a part of Logan township to the city. In many districts the opposition to the loan was negligible. In the Thirteenth and Fourteenth wards, which embrace most of the annexed territory, the vote was overwhelming in favor of the loan. In one precinct in Juniata there were but nine votes out of a total of 392 registered against 'it. The only precinct which has ajVparently voted against it was the fourth of the Eighth ward. All of the bonds the sale of which is thus authorized will not bo issued immediately by the school board. A block of them will be sold to secure the money to finish the new Keith Junior High building and to take care of the inherited debt. Several years will probably elapse before it will be noc- essary to issue the remainder. The members of the school board are gratified in the action thus taken and they interpret it as a popular endorsement of the policies which they have been carrying out. Two of the present members of the board, W. F. Eberle and J. C. McKerihan, who have been active In the formulation and carrying out of the policies enunciated, were candidates for reelection and they were successful by a wide margin of votes. BUDGET CONSIDERED BY PARK COMMISSION Consideration was given to the budget for the corning year at a meeting of the city park and recreation commission, held this morning at 11 o'clock at City hall. Recognizing the fact that some close paring will be necessary to bring the city's expenditures within the estimated revenues, the commission members will submit a budget to council that will contain only the items that are absolutely essential to conduct the work. Director W. H. Reed submitted a report of the recent convention which was held at Louisville, Ky., and which he attended, DESPONDENT YOUTH ATTEMPTS SUICIDE Clair Morrow, aged 20, residing a 710 Tenth street, Juniatu, is in a seri ous condition at the Altoona hospita suffering from a self-inflicted wound of the left, the man having sho himself early last evening with a .32 calibre revolver, according to a state ment made by the ma.ii to Lieutenan Thomas Buck of the city police depart, ment. At the hospital this morning Morrow was reported to be very weak aa result of the gun shot injury and nt attempt at the removal of the missile will bo made, by hospital surgeons un til his .condition will permit. An X-raj examination was taken, however showing thu bullet imbedded in tht legion of the heart. The man's condition is not regarded us immediately serious, however. Democratic Forces Sweep Practically Entire City With Exceptiorf of President of Queens Borough. B> MOItltIS DM IIAVRX THACV, Stnir Correspondent. NEW YORK, Nov. B.—Mayor James J. Walker and his entire Democratic, Tammany-supported ticket, was re- urncd to office In yesterday's election iy decisive pluralities. Walker carried the city with a margin of 497,165 ovnr Congressman F. H. Guardia, his Republican opponent. "he vote was: Walkor, 8fi[),54fl; La luardla, 368,384: Norman Thomas, So- ialist, 174,931; Richard Enrlght, 'Square Deal," 5,9f>6. Charles W. Berry was elected comp- roller by 495,912 plurality, and Joseph V. McKee was named president of, the board of alderm'en by more than 500,300 over Bird S. Coler, Republican. Thomas C. T. Grain, elderly OX-JUH- ice of the supremo court, a Democrat, lefeated Frederick C. Coutlert, jr., for listrict attorney of New York county by approximately 100,000. It was in .heir contest that the Rothstcln vas an Issue, Coudert attacking the Democratic, administration for failure o solve the mystery of who killed Arnold Rothsteln, wealthy gambler, a. year ago. Only One Upset. In QueeiiH borough the Deniocrallc- rammany forces received their only set-back. There George U. Harvey, Republican, was elected borough preH- dent by 26,560 over Edward W. Cox, Democrat, in a bitterly-fought contest. The Democratic board of aldermen, and a complete set of Democratic borough officers was elected In all of the boroughs excepting Queens. But the significant phase of the elec- ;ion, to most observers, was the record vote received by Norman Thomas, Socialist candidate. Ho received more votes than ever before had been cast for a Socialist in New York, passing by approximately 30,000 tho record vote of Morris Hlllquit for mayor in 1917 and receiving more than four times as many votes as he himself received four years ago. The Thomas vote 'was swollen by thousands who cast their ballots for htm as a mark of dissatisfaction with both of the major parties. Thomas was exceedingly happy over his vote. "I never had dared to hope for more than 100,000 at the outside," he said. riuns to Build Party. "Now it is my ambition to build out of this nucleus a, fighting party with a roal organization in New York, which will reach out into the country and make its strength felt. 'Let no one deceive himself. The size of our vote will bo a warning to TJammany and an inspiration to those of UH who dare to have great dreams." Mayor Walker" 1 could see early in the evening that his vote was even greater than the 402,123 plurality by which he defeated Frank Waterman, Republican, a year ago, and he was jubilant. Going to a radio station he told his (Continued on Pago 18.) High Lights Are Few In Balloting Throughout Country —John Curley Wins as Mayor of Boston. (By United 1'rcsn.) Decisive victory for the Democratic ticket In Virginia, equally decisive victory for tbe Democrats and Tammany Hall In Now York and the heavy vote polled by the Socialist candidate for mayor of New York, Norman Thomas, were tin; high lights of yesterday's elections. Thomas, receiving 174,931 votes, more by many thousands Hum any Socialist mayoralty candidate ever polled in New York, announced he proposed to :onsolidato this strength Into a fighting unit which might lead to formation of a party in this country similar to the Labor party in England. Regular ])omovratn Win. In Virginia Dr. Jolm Garland ,Pol- liird, carrying the banner of the regular Democrats, defeated Dr. William Moseley Brown, tho candidate of the Republicans and the anti-Smith Democrats, two to one. Incomplete returns indicated he had swept the entire state and local ticket into power with him. New York, with its Democratic governor and with its reelection of the Tammany-Democratic ticket in New York city, chose to return u. large Republican majority to the assembly. Boston elected as mayor John F. Curley, who has served in that office before. Two Connecticut , cities—Hartford and New Haven—elected Republican mayors. Th Hartford Walter E. Batterson defeated his Democratic rival, John F. Gaffney, by 930 vote*). Thomas Tully was reelected mayor of New Haven, defeating Philip Troup, Democrat. Name Democrat Mayor. Edward T. Buckingham, a Democrat who was mayor of Bridgeport twenty years ago, defeated Mayor F, William Behrens, . Republican, who ran for reelection. Voting In Pennsylvania was light and tho Republicans generally scored victories in assembly and town council elections. One of the features of the voting was the- carrying in Phlla- (Continuod 'on Page 18.) D. N. SLEP ADDRESSES COMMERCIAL STUDENTS Members of the two commercial clubs of the Senior High school were addressed during the activities period of tho school this morning by D. N. Slep president of the Mirror P.rinting company. Members, of the Hi-Y club ol tho school were also In attendance at tho meeting, behig guests of the commercial clubs for tho address. Mr. Blep's address was of an inspirational nature and he urged the students to complete their education and not permit themselves to lag behind in their classes and drop out of their studies before graduation. Tho advantages stressed. of an education were DEMOCRAT WINNER IN MARTINSBURG In Martinsburg borough four Republicans were elected to council but among the successful aspirants for the position of school director, the parties were divided, a Democrat, W. U. Skyles, cashier of the Mori'lnonH Cove bank, was selected for the six- year term, and J, Ealor Dllllng, merchant, Republican, was named for the two-year unexpired term. The vote of the candidates for these positions follow: Council. O. IT. Wagoner, R IBS V. D, BoulH, R 133 J. I. BaUel, R 171 Arthur E. Martz, R 145 W, P. Geist, D 128 M. L. Acker, D 07 Russell Myers, D .. 84 G. R. Hoover, D 107 School Director. (Six-year tehn) H. H. Lykens, R 110 W. U. Skyles, D 141 (Two-year term) J. E. Dilling, R 1U8 E. Bonebreak, D 92 FREEDOM TOWNSHIP ELECTS DEMOCRATS Some interesting results marked the election in Freedom township yesterday. In the first place, the proposed school loan of $27,000 for the purpose of erecting a central building for the consolidation of all the schools In tho township was approved overwhelmingly. In the second place, two Democrats were elected to Important township in this old Republican stronghold. The (irst district voted against the loan by a. vote of 7 to 22, but the second district recorded a vote of 235 for tho loan and 78 against It, thus giving it a majority of 142 votes. Miles R. Snowberger, present Republican Incumbent, wan defeated for road supervispr by Harry Grabill while Prod B. Shaw, Republican foi tax collector, was defeated by W. A Rhodes, Democrat, by a close margin George Shaffer, Democrat, was elected township auditor, The results of the voting follow in detail: Uoacl Supervisor. l*t 2ml Ulil. UUt. Total SUPERIOR JUDGE WON. THOMAS J. BAMJBIGE Hollldayslnirjr, 1'n. MAJOR CAUSES OF VIRGINIA RESULT i Blundering of Hoover Administration and Fear of State Elections Give Victory to Democrats. GREAT REPUBLICAN VICTORY IN STATE Valiant Fight of Democrats of Pennsylvania to Break Solid Rank of Superior Court Fails. BALDRIGE AND KELLER GIVEN LARGE MAJORITY Voting Machines Adopted In Larger Population Centers —Mayor Kline Winner In Pittsburgh, By .DAVID 1,AWHKNC'K. (Copyright, 1929, by Altoona Mirror.) WASHINGTON, D. C., Nov. 6.— Predictions made one year ago that the five southern states carried by Herbert Hoover would not remain permanently in the Republican column have been borne out by the first state, to hold an election in which a test could be made of the party affiliation of southern voters. Although Governor Smith was more or less the Issue, entirely apart from his party background, and prohibition played a part in the attitude of voters throughout the south, Virginia eliminated prohibition this time by naming two drys and concentrated on the question of whether the -wing which stood by Governor Smith should control or whether the Hoover and anti-Smith Democratic combination should dominate. The defeat of the anti-Smith group and the Republicans by a decisive vote will be taken to mean that if in tho next presidential election the Democrats name a man like Governor Roosevelt of New. York or Owen Young, Virginia will be found in the national Democratic* column once more. Two major" causes have contributed to the result In Virginia and probably will do the same thing in the other four southern states. One Is the political blundering of the Hoover administration in handling the whole southern problem and the other is the awakening of state political leaders to«the fact that when the Republicans get a hold on a state in a national election they are likely to build up an organization strong enough to elect Republicans to the governorship and the state legislature as well as to congress.. Whatever the differences may have been inside the state organizations (Continued on Pago 24.) wanna county, Luzerne, Schuylkill, Cambria county MEMBERS OF SCHOOL BOARD REELECTED William F. Eborlo and J. C. McKeri- han were reelected members of the city, school board at tho election yesterday. They were the Republican nominees and defeated their Democratic opponents,' Mrs. Edith Ebersolo and William F. Bowser. They were chosen for a term of six years, Mr. Eberlo has given tho city a service on the sqhool board without parallel in the city's history. He was first chosen in 1908 and has thus been a member of the board for a period of twenty-one years, serving as president of the board during a greater portion of this period, Mr. McKerihan has been a member of the board for nine years. Ho was appointed in 1920 to succeed E, G. Hoover when the latter moved from this city to Harrlsburg upon the transfer of the railroad headquarters to the latter city. He served the unexpired term and six years ago was reelected to a full term. CLOSE BATTLE FOR JUDGE IN CAMBRIA DEMOCRATS WIN OUT IN NEWRY BOROUGH RACES SnowbergiT, Grabill, D... R. 10 20 143 173 153 193 Several Democrats defeated their Republican opponents for minor nfllces in Ncwry borough. Hius liecgle, Democrat, polled 87 votes to win over Qulnter Showultcr, Republican, who received only (10 volts, for membership on the school board. For tiie position of tax collector, Joseph Diehl, Democrat, also defeated his Republican opponent, 1). C. Black. Their votes were: Diehl, 117; Black, 41. Isaac Miller, Democrat, received 115 voles, while John Stldel, Republican, polled only 44 in the ausessurslilp race. For justice of the peace, Joseph Con- School Director. F. A. LniiKhani, R... 13 F. M. Lingenfelter, D. .16 Tux Collector. Fred B. Shaw, Rep.. 14 W. A. Rhodes, Dem.. IS Auditor. Dean Flonaker, R... U George Shaffer, D. .. 19 (ic-ooje A. Knighton was unopposed for assessor. In the Firat district he received J2 Republican and 7 Demo- craiic votes and in the Second district imi UH 153 149 240 99 174 180 162 1U8 223 Republican and Democratic tin: I Sli- S SOMERSET, Nov. ti.— Despite the popularity of Charles F. Uhl, his Democratic opponent, Norman T. Boose, was elected president judge of Somerset county yesterday. Uhl won the Democratic nomination by use of stickers iu the primary election and he was only 1,500 votes behind Boose in a county whirl) normally is 3-to-l Republican. rad was unopposed. He received 77 Yesterday afternoon city police here ] Republican and 51 Democratic: votes received a call from relatives in Juni-, John Stidel, Stanley Conrad and El- utu asking that officers be on the look- ! met- Long won in the four-cornered out for tbe man us he had left ins : home eaiiy yesterday morning. The report to the police, in addition to a description of Morrow, included the l' that Morrow had been out of work and had, been in a despondent mood. Police are informed that i-uuiicilmanic race. The votes for four candidates were us follows: del, R. and D., 87; Conrad, R., 9s Long. R. and D.. 88; Harry Benlun U.. TJ. the actual shooting took place in the vicinity of tlie old ore holes in the eastern extremities of Juniala and that Morrow had walked to the bridge at Bast Al- louna where he collapsed and was taken in charge by a relative who had \\K.\rUKU. i'0iit:< AST. WASHINGTON, D. C.. Nov. li Wi-hlcri] Pennsylvania Fair tonight and colder in north portion. Thursday, increasing cloudiness and colder. Ka.itern Pennsylvania—Fair tonight votes, or a grand total of 281. TRACKMEN HURT WHEN MOTOR CAR IS DERAILED trackmen were injured, none nf them seriously, when a motor car used on the railroad was derailed in the Tyrone yard at 8.05 o'clock this morning. Five men on the car were injured, three of them getting off with slight bruises. Gui.scppi Grac.i and Vanlo ganger, both of Tyrone, seemed to be more severely hurt and it was directed that lios- they be brought to the Altoona and Thursday; slightly wanner in, pital for treatrnent and X-ray exami- portion tonight; colder Thurs- j nation, if deemed necessary. The him removed to the Altuoua hospital i day; moderate to fresh suulhwrsi, , men were employed by the track fore at 7.40 o'clock last evening. shifting to northwest winds. man iu tbe Tyrone yard. BULLETIN. JOHNSTOWN, Va.., Nov. «.— Ivan .1. McKendrlck, Democrat, won over JuilKfl Frank 1*. Hum- hurt, Incumbent, In th« race for juilico of the common pleas court, retuniH today Riving McKendrlck a majority of approximately 800 votes. (By United Press.) JOHNSTOWN, Pa., Nov. «.— With 132 districts of 167 heard from, Judge Frank P. Barnhart, Republican, appointee of Governor Fisher and candidate for the full term on the common pleas bench of Cambria county, led Ills Democratic opponent, Ivan J. Mo Kenrlcii by approximately 1,000 votes Thu missing districts are mostly Democratic and the official count may be required to determine the outcome. Judge Sumuel L. Reed, Republican, was returned to the orphans court bench by a substantial majority over Albert Stenger, Democrat. Republican victories followed all ulonjf the line. Cambrii 1 county voted for the installation of voting machines but defeated a bond Issue, part of which WUM designed to pay for their installation. By AllTHI'R N. SUVERKRtiP, Staff Correspondent. PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 6.—The valiant light of the Democrats of Pennsylvania, to break the solid Republican ranks of the state superior court has failed. Judge Henry C. Niles, Democrat of York, although he polled an exceptionally heavy vote in his fight against incumbent Republican Judges Thomas Bttldrldge and William Keller, today on the face of returns from more than two-third of the state's districts, had been defeated almost two to one. Tho vote stood: Keller (R), 447,805; Baldridge (R), 320,116; Niles (D), 149,474. Voting Very tight. The voting throughout the state yesterday was exceptionally light except n a few scattered places. In Lancaster tho Republicans regained control of the city offices when T. Warren Metzger was elected mayor over William F. Raub, candidate of the coalition which has controlled the city for some years. The Democrats scored gains in several counties. For the first time in more than twenty years a Democrat was elected in Union county. Republicans scored heavy gains In Northumberland county. For the most part, however, it was just another Republican landslide— tho kind for which Pennsylvania is • noted. ,Tu»t One High Spot. The battle to place voting machines in use in many of the state's districts was the one high spot of an otherwise drab election. The machines were defeated in Chester county two to one; in Bradford county three to one, which was the same margin In Montgomery county; Cumberland, Lancaster and Huntingdon sent the machines down to defeat by two to one margins. Advocates of the machines, however, scored heavily in the more thickly populated sections of the state, winning, In Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Lacka~ ' Lehlgh, and In Sunbury, Sharon, Mt. Carmel, Northumberland and Shamokin. Voters of Harrisburg rejected the proposal to install voting machines at yesterday's election, the machine issue going down to defeat by a margin of 8B6 votes. Mayor Kline Victorious. PITTSBURGH, Nov. 6.—Mayor Charles H. Kline, Republican incumbent, was swept Into another term on a tidal wave of upwards of 80,000 votes, a plurality of 43,000 over Thomas A. Dunn, Democrat, who polled approximately 37,000. \ Meanwhile, Allegheny county voted overwhelmingly for the use of voting machines. Returns from 1,289 voting districts of the county's 1,458 showed 169,375 In favor of the machines and 35,581 against. In the only other city fight of importance, Daniel Winters, Republican, was elected controller by a large majority o.ver Ralph E. Smith, Democrat. The following Republicans were elected to the principal Allegheny county offices: James B. Drew and John A. Evans, judges of common pleas court; Edward C, Chalfant and H. Walton Mitchell, Judges of orphans court; Thomas C, Jones, judge of county court; Robert S. Cain, sheriff; Dr. W. J. McGregor, coroner; James N. Moore, jury commissioner. Coalition Is Upset. LANCASTER, Nov. 6.—The Repub- Icans upset the coalition which has dominated the city of Lancaster in political affairs in yesterday's election when T. Warren Metzger was elected nay or over William T. Raub. The Republicans also swept the other iounty offices, electing Judges John F. Groff and Charles Landis to the common pleas court, and naming Wiliam N. Appel to the orphans court. The county defeated the voting machines. Voting Machines Adopted. SUNBURV, Nov. 6.—Sunbury adopted th^ use of the voting machines for future elections in yesterday's election and for the first time in' eight years elected a Republican city commission. In Northumberland county the Republicans apparently won the ofilce of prothonotary when Clyde Boden defeated Mary Reinensnyder, and Oswald Kramer, Republican incumbent, was reelected controller. Henry Heckart was elected mayor of Sunbury. Republicans Sweep Wyoming. MONTROSE, Nov. 6.—The Republican candidates swept Wyoming county for all offices in yesterday's primary, practically complete returns today indicated. I unifortulile Mujoritien. Tr.NKHANNOCK, Nov. 6.—Com- 1'ortnbl'- majorities were piled up by all Republican candidates in yesterday's election in Susquehanna county 11'ontinued on Page 18.) CONGRESS TODAY. I.MPKOVLU. 53, a resident u.' compound below tlie MINi.K IS Mike Bttljfan, Coalport who suffered a fracture of the right leg knee late in October, was reported tu be improving today at the Altooiia hospital. Balgan was employed by the Cambria Smokeless Coal company and suffered the injury while at work in the miur.s. iBy United Press.) Senate. i debate ou rates in tariff, limitation of debate agree- Cuntiuui bill under ment. Judiciary sub-committee lobby investigation. House. In 1-ece.s.j until Thursday. continues

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