Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania on November 6, 1929 · Page 11
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Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania · Page 11

Altoona, Pennsylvania
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Wednesday, November 6, 1929
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' I" , AT/TOONA MIRROR—WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1929 LOtlffiORERS HAD HARD FIGHT BHiided by Terrific Snowstorm, Party Forced Down on Barren CJoast—Walk 56 Days Hunting Safety. (By United Press.) MONTREAL, Que., Nov. 8.—Colonel C. 'D. H. McAlpine and his seven partners on an aerial prospecting trip in the Arctic were forced to make their way on foot for fifty-five, days through frozen wastes to the Hudson Bay post on Cambridge bay, according to a special dispatch to the Montreal Gazette. Safe arrival of the party was llrst reported In a wireless message from the post. McAlpine and the seven other fliers had been missing eight weeks. Four planes were sent out to serach for them, making their base sixty miles from Bathurst Inlet. A problem now facing government officials is how to notify the searchers that the lost prospectors are safe. If this can be done, the planes will be sent to Cambridge bay to 1 bring the men back to civilization. If not, then McAlpine and his companions will remain guests of the Hudson Bay company for months to come. The two" planes of th'e exploring party did not crash, but were forced down on the rugged Arctic coast blinded by lack of fuel and a northwest gale which hurled them off their course as they attempted to push their way from Chesterfield Inlet to Bath-* urst Inlet, about 1,300 miles of North Winnipeg. Official weather reports received from observers' lonely posts throughout the region give - a vivid picture of conditions the fliers faced. A great gale sprang up the day Mc- Alplne's planes took the air. It lasted for three days, sweeping the entire northern region with violence. Snow flurries added to the difficulties. The fliers lost their bearings; they could make no progress against the storm; their gas ran low;' they had to land. The expedition was equipped with maps, kindling wood, four rifles and fishing tackle, according to A v M. Narraway, assistant director of the Canadian Topographical Survey, who has directed the search parties. How many miles the thwarted prospectors trekked it Is impossible to say until further word is received from them. It Is likely, however, that they covered 200 miles in their flfty-flve-day struggle toward the Hudson Bay post. After pulling their machines Tip 'on the rocky Arctic shore, they headed along the coast with three Eskimo hunters to Kent peninsula and then across Dease strait. They could not travel on a direct j-oute, Narraway said, but would have to deviate to hunt carbin, and Arctic hares, and to flsh through the ice. At niRht they were probably comfortable 'in their sleeping bags. The veteran of the Arctic considered it fortunate they encountered Eskimos to guide them to safety, for compasses are useless so close to the magnetic' pole. THIS AND THAT. 1 In Louisville, Ky., one Alfred Ormes, star apple nipper of Louisville's Hal- lowe'en apple bobbing team, practicing, bqbbed for an apple and siezed it. This will be his last apple bobbing for some time, as his jaw was dislocated. * • • In Manhattan a small boy fired a 22 calibre rifle at a bird. The bullet missed, went through a hotel window and lodged in the'corset of a woman roomer. ••"' " ' ,. * • »• • i In Winsted, Conn., one Wesley Cpwles was fishing in a stream when he dropped his ring. Failing to find it, Cowles fished on, caught a fish and found the ring inside it. * • • In Wilmington, Mass., one Joseph Wharton, aged 79, picked up a nickle dropped by a stranger on a bank floor, and found his life savings amounting' to $950 whisked out of his hip pocket when he bent over. * • • In Berlin, one Max Hinel, cobbler, aged 22, ate seventy-five eggs in ten and one-half minutes, thus beating the former world's record by one egg. ninety seconds. Champion Hinel'a training meals consisted, of two tureens of potato soup, 40 eggs or four pounds of preserved meat with bread. ».»,•• '•_.•' In Chicago one David Petros, Persian frankfurter vendor, told police that his equipment had been stolen. Puzzled when told to write the name of the man he suspected, he wrote his own name, went home. An officer called later, arrested him, took him to jail and locked him up for the night. ACQUITTAL VEEDICT IS SET ASIDE IN VALENCIA MADRID, Nov. 6.—The captain-general of Valencia formally rejected today the acquittal of former Premier Jose Sanchez Gueera, and other de- dendants at their trial for instigating the short-lived artillery revolt, last •winter. V The rejection order demanded consideration of the case by the supreme council of war and marine, which will make a final decision. The decision to reject the acquittal was in line with the adverse report ol the. captain-general's advisers last week. Sanchea Guerra and his son were acquitted' after a sensational trial at Valencia a week ago. Several of the other defendants were sentenced to short prisot terms. Sanchez Guerra admitted leadership of the revolt movement at Valencia and Ciudad Real last January and February and attempted to assume al blam» lor the brief uprising. •TJI ASTATIC DEFICJENOV ((allure to digest starches), comes more than one-halt the cases of stomach trouble. Because of this deficiency, starchy foods remain la a Beml-aoUil condition and refuse to more on aa they other common troubles. ~™~ "TOO MUCH ACID" Is the cause of almost aU the remaining holt of our stomach troubles. ACIDINE is the FIRST COMPLETE REMEDY for STOMACH TROUBLE—an ANTI-ACID, STARCH DI- GESTANT. MEAT DIGESTANT. Sold by your drugeiet uuJer a money- back guarantee to uelp In YOUR can. AC I DIN E Where Lost Explorers Were Found This striking relief map shown Cambridge Bay. (Indicated by X) on Victoria Inland, In the Arctic ocenn, where CAIonel C. I). H. MacAlptno, Canadian mining engineer nml his party of seven avlntors were reported found after having been missing for eight weeks. The party hiid boon exploring for mineral deposits In Canada's far north, using two planes. The arrows show their route. The flrst message to civilization telling that they had been found came from a radio station on King Wlllinm Island. Canada's greatest pilots combed the frozen wastes for weeks, staging .one of the greatest air searches In history for the lost party. REDS GATHER FOR BIG CELEBRATION VETERAN SOLDIER ENDS FIRST YEAR By ARCH KODGERS, Staff Correspondent. LONDON, Nov. 6.—Important and unusual conferences, the first of their kind, were held at Scotland Yard .today. Men famous In police history took time from their duties to congratulate their grey haired, soldierly chief, Lord Byng of Vimy. For he completes one year as head of the Metropolitan police. The first year of the soldier-chief's administration of police affairs was highly active. There were revelations of graft in the policing of West End night clubs and many a door was closed that formerly opened into a world 'of night life carried on after official closing hours. Scotland Yard was confronted with'six unsolved murders, the highest number in> years. Proceedings have been taken in two of the .cases, one a "shop murder" In Manchester, and the other the 1 Oliver case in Reading, in which' the American actor Philip Yale Drew figured. Motor bandits, smash-and-grab raiders, and window slashers were unusually active. The police, always In the public eye, received more than the usual amount of publicity, Lord Byng offered to resign. Boon after he took over hia police duties. There was no question of dissatisfaction on his part, or on the part of his men, nor was the offer due to any of the usual troubles in such cases. Lord Byng merely thought that the new Labor givernment might prefer that someone else handled. his job. He was informed that the home secretary was quite pleased to let him carry on. , The police are engaged in the'con- struction of a system of police boxes throughout London that should be a great aid in their fight against crime. The boxes ate of metal, and contnin telephones, first aid material, nnd handcuffs for use in the event that a prisoner needs to be detained. Hundreds of these boxes will be erected at strategic points in the Metropolitan area, forming another link In police communications. An order from the home office regarding the interrogation of suspected persons or prisoners is regarded by many critics as a handicap to the men of the criminal investigation department. Recommendations made by the royal commission on police powers and procedure after'the investigation of the famous Savldge case are said to have restricted' the police In the 'gentle art of obtaining the information they want. But the testimony of most any trial will show that they can still ask almost innumerable questions/ London has always been regarded as rather a safe place in which to live, and it lost none of this quality during the first year of the Byng regime.. Almost unknown to the average Londoner, the city's underworld received a thorough cleaning' at the hands of the Byng boys. It Is safe to say that the city is content with the police administration of the famous soldier. By CAttROM (Special Cable to Altoona Mirror and Chicago Dally News.) MOSCOW, Nov. 6. — Thirty-nine American radicals, including several negroes and women, have arrived at Leningrad to participate In the celebration of the twelfth anniversary of the bolshevik revolution. Louis Heyman heads a delegation of twenty-four, llnanced by the American branch of to Society of Friends of Soviet Russia, while a party of fifteen came at its own expense. Heyman told Russian' Journalists his group had been chosen by the American proletariat for a two-months' study of the soviet system. He said the members of the party risked their jobs by coming, but It was necessary to obtain Information to "fight the yellow trades unionism, which possesses much money and the backing of a powerful press and misleads the Amer, lean workers." 1 All Russia Is being decorated in red tor the two-day celebration of the Leninist victory over the Kerensky government and the triumph of sovlet- ism. German, British and other foreign communist delegations are participating. Eleven thousand provincial workers will bo In the capital over Nov. 7 and 8, on which occasions there will be speeches, parades 1 and free theatricals, with 118,000 tickets to Moscow theatres being given to the proletariat. Three hundred and twenty-five com- WMEN MEN AKEN'T MEN. Rose's are red, Violet's are blue, And now "boy friend" Is wearing 'em too. —The Pathfinder. Cook the Modern Way With » HOT POINT EM5CTRIC RANGE J. E. Heaps Electric Co. 1004 Chestnut Ave. Phone 2-1022 rminlst officials are being afforded the opportunity to renew intimate contacts with Russian worklngmen and peasants. By party decree, they abandon their desks in Moscow, and other cities, for manual labor on farms and In factories, while their comrades from the factories take over their office duties. Workmen are being systematically detailed to all types of offices and institutions, for the double purpose of supervising the staffs and learning their functions, thus making the proletariat independent of the bureaucracy. The universities are flooded with men and women from the factories for the same purpose. Office employes of high rank are among those drafted for grain and potato unloading on holidays and week-end. The idea Is to prevent the white collar workers—many of whom, Incidentally, never display white collars—from acquiring a feeling of class superiority. In this society It Is the workman who is exalted. (Copyright, 1929, Chicago Dally News, Inc.) ALTOONA RADIO A ELEC. i 18 12th Ave. Dial Why Buy Tubes //i/rWay? 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Nmm» Addrttf _««. _-_ _ _ 92 Many of these $450 Pianos have been sold During our 50th Anniversary event! W/HHEN we announced this great * cooperative Sale we told you that cooperation was power. This fact has been proven by the instantaneous success of this Sale. Many of our quota of these instruments have been sold. The success of the Sale was assured, however, from the hour it opened. Its success lying in the one fact that the Pianos which are being sold through it are worth a lot more money than they are selling for; that they are being offered on the easiest sort of terms and that the cooperative purchasers are given innumerable privileges and advantages which absolutely safeguard their investment. The Advantages You Obtain by Buying a Grand Piano on this Cooperative Plan We want to make this so plain to you that there won't be the least chance of misunderstanding 1..... The first and most important advantage is: these pianos were made by the Aeolian Company, manufacturers of high quality instruments only. They never before have built a piano to retail for less than $645. This cooperative price is a uniform price of S4JC each Including Bench 2 .... Ordinarily yon would have to pay from $50 to $100 down, and $20, $50 or $50 a month. Through this cooperative movement you need only pay $25 down and $ 12.50 per mpnth, plus a small carrying charge pays the balance, 3 .... A five year guarantee, signed by the manufacturers—The Aeolian Company—and ourselves, is pne of the important protective features of this cooperative plan. 4 .... You may exchange this piano within one year from the date of purchase for any of the cele- brated makes carried by our house —so great is our confidence in its value. 3 .... The Life Insurance Clause protects your family. Under this cooperative plan any payments remaining unpaid in the event of your death are automatically cancelled, and the piano left free of encumbrance to your family—a safe* guard which should not be overlooked. G .... You can still further reduce the cost of your instrument by getting others, to join the cooperative IJJ.aU* Ti •.»•• Delivery in Alloonu and vicinity IB included without extra expense. \ 12 The initial payment necessary to obtain one of these pianos is $25. The $25 is deducted from the price, leaving $425 to be paid at $12.50 a month, plus a small carrying charge. Instill a Jove for good music in your little ones; it will enrich their whole lives Winter Music Store STOKE Without any further obligation ' ^. whatever, on my j& part, mail photograph* I, "nd full description of If tlie Grand Piano* being fold /& on your cooperative plan. .Vanie — 1415 Eleventh Avenue Street and Number City State 1

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