Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania on November 8, 1929 · Page 14
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Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania · Page 14

Altoona, Pennsylvania
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Friday, November 8, 1929
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r ,-,"• ;> ,^ ,'! r ;,.' *,,, • <'..-. t -„, i ' * , THE AtTOONA MJRROR^-ERTPAY. NOVEMBER 8, MISSION WORKERS COMPLETE LABORS Methodist Society Selects Harrisburg for Next Convention and Installs Newly Chosen Officers. The Women's Missionary society of 'he Central Pennsylvania conference of the Methodist church concluded Us annual meeting In this city this morn- Ing after hearing an instructive and ?ntertainlng talk by Miss Margaret Palmer, national secretary of student work, tlie ncceplance of the invitation from Grace church, Hnrrisburg, to meet in the cnpll.ul rlty noxt year and the Installation of officers. The session convened at 8.45 o'clock with devotions conducted by Mrs. J. C. McArthnr and they were Immediately followed by reports by various secretaries. This occupied the greater part of tho morning. Mrs. S. S. Cnr- nell of Emporium reported on membership and emphasized the Importance of a renewed endeavor to enlarge tho enrollment. Mrs. W. P. Kemble of Mt. Carmel spoke on bequests and made reference to the creation of the endownment fund launched n.t yesterday's session. Mrs. K. B. Davidson, departmental •ecretnry on deaconnesses made a very favorable report, complimented tho deaconesses on their activities and especially the work at the Hlodgctt Community house and the llnll.y Mission. Reports were also submitted by Mrs. J. W. Lowther of Bullwood on Thank offerings, by Mrs. S. W. McLarren of Osccola Mills on temperance and prohibition, Mrs. 11. H. Tompklns of Williamsport on missionary education and Mrs. T. M. B. Hicks, also of Williamsport, on Hfo Hervlce. . Mrs. Ralph Boswell of Harrlsburg, was chosen vice president to represent tho Harrlsburg district -and in addition sixteen department secretaries were, chosen. With tho roster of officers, chosen they were duly Installed by Miss Palmer, the national secretary of student work. Miss Palmer delivered a talk that brought tho convention to a close. She upoko of the work of tho woclcty in general, the progress that was being made in educational and training of the young people, the great good that Js being accomplished for the church along all lines of religious endeavor. She also answered numerous questions regarding various phases of thu work with a view of extending the gnncrul activity In this conference. The convention concluded with a social hour and the serving of a farewell dinner in the featlul hall of the church. Increased interest and enthusiasm marked tho afternoon and evening nesslons of the society, every urge being put forth to increase the membership and extend iU work. At the afternoon meeting, with President Turner presiding, the election of officers was completed. These vice presidents were chosen: Mrs. K. P. Halnes of Altoona, Mrs. George KOOHH of Wllllamsport and Mrs. Wllllo Law of Bloomsburg. The report of tho treasure showing B. deficit, a movement wan lautichet to create an endowment fund, the (Uggestion being made by Mrs. E. H Heckman of Carlisle. It met with op proval and Mrs. Heckman, wife o a former pastor of the First churcl of this city, was the first contributo with a gift of $160. Th« time from 2 to 4 o'clock was given over to th bearings of reports, all showing actl My in the several districts of the onference. / Mrn. W. Emerson Karri* reported on 'Stewardship" and she was followed iy Miss Glenna B. Ford who, In ft most interesting way, told of the work t the Blodgett Community house at Hazleton. Miss Edith Orris reported n the Unity mission at Berwick. A pecial urge was mado to the conv«n- lon "'for a greater support to this ranch of the society's activities. Mrs. Thomas F. Rlpplo of this city eported on mission supplies and was ollowed by Mrs. J. M. Helley, also of Utoona, making on encouraging re- ort on "Mite Boxes." Miss Louise Hunt, the society's historian, suhmlt- ed her report after which Mrs. Ripple endered a vocal solo. The Junior hour which brought the esslon to an end was In charge of Irs, J. E. A. Bucke of Harrisburg, proved most Interesting and en- crtainlng. It opened with the slng- ng of "Shepherd of Tender Youth" nd a pageant entitled "Pioneers of Good Will," presented by the Juniors f the host church. Mrs. Bucke, con- erence secretary of junior work, submitted her report, showing that an xcellent work Is being done in the unlor department. She awarded bau- ers to Mt. Carmel Juniors for tho argest membership gain, to Blodgett Memorial church for the highest per ent of efficiency and to the Wllltama- ort district for general excellence in vork a.nd activities. An Interesting feature was a dem- nstrnllon presented by some twenty- our children from the Italian mission hurch of the city. It wa,s most en- ertnlnlng and delighted the visiting elugatus. All the participants were midu life members of the Mothers cwels. Ten others were a.lso added to he roll of this honorary class of unlor membership. Following the esslon the Young People's banquet, eld In the festal hall, was well ttended and was most enjoyable. A large assemblage Jllled thu audl- orium for the evening services of the (invention, marked especially by the iresentatlon of n. young people's pro- ram. Mrs. J. Howard Ako of Harrls- urg presided and devotions were con- ,ucti\d by the district secretaries. The THislcal program was presented by tho hurch choir. Miss Margaret Palmer, national lecretary of student work, gave the evening's address, one especially in- cresting and instructive to young >cople. She appealed to the young oiks to carefully guard their God- liven gifts of womanly refinement. She scorned the cigarette habit, saying hat it Is harmful in that It in a detri- nent to the health of users. She gave many illustrations of Its harmfulncss. She made a plea to the young people .o hold to the great opportunity to ovc and serve God, emphasizing that it brought the greatest of happiness md contentment with life. She urged to a.ll to HO live that their lives would tend to mark an example to .hose following them. Mrs. Ako spoko on the work of the year, urging extended efforts in its work and activities and for an Increase n tho membership. She awarded pen- mnts to the Epworth church, Harrisburg, Queen listhers for the largest i;ain in membership and to the Pine Street church, Wllliatnsporl, for the largest per capita In giving, tha amount being $7.02. A pageant entitled "The Temple of Praise'-' was presented by the young people of the First church of this city under the direction of Miss Thelma Green. Miss Pauline Coukerllle was in the role of the leading character and was given very excellent nupporl by the others in the cast. The sing ing was most enjoyable and the pro cesslonal well executed. It wan om of the pleasing features of the affair The meeting closed with the singing of solo numbers by MiM Palmer and the benediction by Rev. Thomas P. Ripple, pastor of the Fifth avenue church of the city. WOMAN IN WHEEL CHAIR IS SEEKING PROBATION LOS ANGELES, Nov. 8.—Mrs. Lois Pantagcs will be taken into superior court In a wheel-chair today to learn f she is to be granted probation on icr manslaughter conviction for the eath of Juro Hokumolo, whom she an down with her automobile. The woman, wife of Alexander Panages, multi-millionaire showman ound guilty of attacking Eunice ringle, aged 17, has been reported In ioor health because, of the shock of he two convictions. Tliree physicians have informed Su- icrior Judge Carlos 8. Hardy that tfrs. Pantages Is still suffering from njuries received in the accident'and must undergo another operation. Three probation officers have submitted their reports, the contents of ivhlch haVe not been announced. If Mrs. Pantages is denied proba- lon, she will be sentenced to from me to fourteen years in San Qucntin irison. ROAD IMPROVEMENT IS SOUGHT BY TAXPAYERS Citizens of Antls, Snyder and Logo.n ownshlps will hold a meeting Monday venlng at the home of Woods S. *mith in Rlggles gap to form an as- oclatlon to promote a road leading ilong the foothills from Falrview to Vail. The plan under consideration is to give people coming from the region lorth of the Pennsylvania railroa.d the ipportunlty to reach the business dig- rict of this city without twice cross- ng the railroad. The association feels hat improvement of the old road hrough Asbury, the back road in the vicinity of Tipton and a road that kirts Tyrone would bring the desired esult. There was a meeting of the citizens ntcrested Monday of this week, twen- y-seven persons being present at a esslon held at the home of Irving jong of near Tipton. CONGREGATION TENDERS RECEPTION TO PASTOR Rev. O. M. Krayblll, pastor of the First Church of God, was tendered a Ine reception last evening in cognizance of his returning to the congrega- lon for another year. The affair was held at the church and was largely attended. The exercises were in charge of John R. Glunt and opened with an verture by the church organist, Mrs. !. H. Paul. Devotions were conducted by W. C. Burtnctte. Vocal solos were given by Tom Filer of the First United Brethren church and Edna Bowser of the First Baptist church. The L. P. Evans trio also favored with selections. Addresses, extolling the work of Rev. KraybUl, were given by Rev. C. S. Nonemaker, Lakemont church; Rev. W. N. Wright, Fourth Street church; Rev. J. E. Strine, Hollidaysburg church; Rev. L. H. Glass, Mennonite Memorial church. Rev. Kraybill responded. Gifts of groceries were tendered Rev. Krayblll, along with a tidy sum of money, these coming from the con- ;regation. The assemblage was served refreshments in the church basement by a group of ladies, In charge of Mrs. Burtnette. FINAL ESTIMATES ON STREET PAVING COST The final estimate was computed oday on the cost of the paving of Second alley, Fourth to Fifth streets, t embraced 816.3 square yards at 2.82, or $2,301.97, with .fl4.70 for ex- lansion joints and $142.86 for englneer- ng and inspection, malting a total for isHCHsment of ?2,-159.53, or at the rate of ?2.60 per foot front. There was an additional charge against individuals or curb work of $0.04. Twenty-seventh alley, Third to .'ourth streets, involved 670.6 square yards, or $1,918.21, with additional harges of $12.60 for expansion joints and $151.18 for engineering and in- pection, making a total cost of $2,81.99, or at the rate of $2.60 per foot ront. IONDITION OP INJURED MAN REPORTED AS GOOD MADER-LIND CASE IN JURY'S HANDS Just before adjournment at noon to- lay, the last case for trial at the present term of common pleas court, that of Jacob W. Moder against Frank A. L,ind, Carl L. Llnd and John A. Lind, /Utoona contractors, was given to the 'ury. The case was on trial yesterday and his forenoon and was an action for damages resulting from injuries received by the prosecutor when he fell 'nto a pit at Lock Haven, built by the Jlnds. There being no furthej 1 - cases scheduled for trial, Judge Marion D. Patterson announced the conclusion of :he present term, although the court will receive the verdict of the jury later in the day. Wir,I, HOT,!) CONVENTION. The Home Guards and Mother ~ Jewels of the Altoona district of the Women's Home Missionary society wil hold a convention in the Simpson Methodist church tomorrow afternoon beginning at 2.30'o'clock. Mra. Murry Candy, district miperintcmlent, wll preside at the uesHlons, A very inter eating program has been arranged comprlolng songn, talks by Mrs. Buck and Mrs. Bennett and stercopltleon slides shown by Misa Fry. Dinner wll be served at 5 p. m. to the Horn Guards, Mother'* Jewels and the! mothers. The condition of Charles Holsinger, ged 33, of Hollidaysburg R. D. No. 3 who was hurt shortly after the noon our yesterday when he was struck y an automobile as he was standing long the curb on Eighth avenue be- ween Ninth and Tenth streets, was eported as good at the Altoona hos- iltal today. Holsinger suffered a possible frac- ure of the left leg and a laceration jf the scalp. An X-ray examination s to be made at the institution of the eg injury. In the event that the eg Is not broken, it is likely that the man will be able to leave the hospital shortly. Holainger is employed by 'the Atlas Powder company at Horrell. COMMERCE BODY MEETS. Presentation of committee reports and the transaction of routine business marked a luncheon meeting of the Altoona Chamber of Commerce board of directors at the Penn-Alto hotel at noonHoday. A majority of the directorate attended the Besslon, along with the manager, John B. Mullen. NOBLE POST READY FOR DEDICATION (Continued from Page 1.) Included among the illustrations art pictures of the old home at 917 Lexington avenue, the new home, including interior views; of James L. Noble, after whom the post was named and who made the supreme sacrifice during the war in the Philippines while endeavoring to save the life of a comrade; of C. E. Knighton, the first post commander; Herbert O. Kelley, past national commander; Commander Burket, Admiral Coontz, Major King, Mayor McMurray, Arthur E. Winter, chairman of the home drive; Mr. Peoples, assistant chairman of Ihe home drive, Mr, Crumm and Past Commanders Harry Singerman, H. J. Schwartz, Robert J. Puderbaugh, Frank A. Duncan, Raymond K. Snyder and Arthur J. Klser. * History of the Post. The program also contains a history^ of,the post written by Commander Burket and Past Commander ,Kiser. The post had its inception in 1901, fol-, lowing the war with Spain and while the fighting in the Philippines was still In progress. The initial meeting was held in the old Engle hotel on July 10, 1901, with twenty men in attendance. They formed what was known as the Society of Philippine War Veterans. H. O. Kelley was president and Frank Bender, later killed with the 28th division in France, was secretary. The following year the body was reorganized and the name changed to the Foreign Service Veterans, with C. E. Knighton as president. Later the post led a rather precarious existence until the World war, when the returning veterans began to affiliate with it and it quickly took on a new lease of life and the membership increased very rapidly under the leadership of Commanders Singerman, Schwartz,' Puderbaugh and those who Followed them. ANKI/E IS INJURED. Harry Rhodes, aged 11, of 2607 Ninth avenue, was treated in the Mercy hospital dispensary yesterday afternoon 'or an Injury of the left ankle suffered while he was playing near his home. The injured member was strapped with adhesive. MKftCY HOSPITAL 0AS16. Admitted. Mfl.rgfl.ret Graupensperger, 321S West Chestnut avenue. Edward M. Pennell, Bedford. Josephine Harpster, 710 Beaver street, Hollldaysburg. Viola Glass, 205 First avenue, Lakemont. Geraldine Huey, 1321 Fifteenth street. Anna Fern CulHson, 2014 Fifth avenue, rear. Anna Jean Fisher, 102 North Pine street, South Lakemont. George Treese, Hollladysburg, K. D. No. 3. Hilda Haurl, 1314 Sixteenth avenue. Discharged. Alma Snyder, 419 West Seventeenth street. , Mrs. John Walte and baby, Tipton. Anna Irvln, 219 Bast Pleasant Valley. Amelia Vogel, 214 Fourth avenue. Harvey Lininger,. 511 First • street, Wllllamsburg. Blrthi. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Graupensper-' ger, 3215 West Chestnut avenue,, baby girl, Thursday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Huey, 1331 Fifteenth street, baby girl, Friday 'morning. POST AND AUXILIARY TO ATTEND CHURCH SERVICE Miss Blanche Ruggle, cashier for the Shaffer Stores company, is recuperating after a serious operation at the home of her sister, Mra. C. L. McCune of 1104 Third .street, Juniata. Members of the Charles R. Rowan post, No. 228, American Legion, and the Legion auxiliary have been invited to attend the Armistice day servicbs at St. Luke's church on Sunday evening. The members will assemble at the Legion home on Thirteenth avenue at 7 o'clock and march In a body. The pastor of the church, 'Rev. R. Allen Hatch, is chaplain of the post. The Legion post will also participate in the Armistice day parade on Monday afternoon. Members will assemble at the home at 3 o'clock and march in a body to the point of formation. AUXILIARY TO MEET. The James L. Noble auxiliary, No. 3, to the Veterans of Foreign Wars will meet tomorrow .afternoon at 2 o'clock at the memorial home at Thir- teenth'avenue nnd Seventeenth street. All members are asked to be there to assemble for the parade before the dedication services. FUNERAL NOttCE. *he tunefat of Wllllarn M. Dlbert will be held from the home of his son, James H. Dlbert, 202 East Grant avenue, on Sunday afternoon with brief services at the house at 2 o'clock, followed by further services in the Fifth Avenue Methodist church at 2.30 o'clock, in charge of the pastor, Rev. Thomas F. Ripple. Interment will be made In Rose Hill cemetery. The remains may be viewed at the son's home. D* 8. 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