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WPROBLEM INTERESTING CITY Altoona . Among Number of MttAictpftltties Seeking Information From Manhattan Borough President. I i (Copyright. 1930. by Consolidated Press Annotation. 1 NEW YORK, June 3.—Cities all ovef the United States ftre attempting to solve the problem of const fueling *md renting profitably apartments at $21 per room less. Julius Miller, borough president of Manhattan, snid today after he had examined correspondence from twenty or more municipalities asking for data on the program which he hns suggested for Man- | h^tfan's "white collar" workers. i : Among the cities which have asked • to be enlightened are Los Angeles. . 'Seattle, Baltimore. Snn Francisco. | '. Kansas City. Philadelphia, Boston. fDayton, O., Austin. Tex.. Tnlsa. OUIn., 'and AIVTOONA, PA. Mr. Miller send- I ling out replies as fast as his steno-| •graphic force can handle the corres- " pondence. "The problem of lower rents is not a loca.l one." said Mr. Miller today. "There is a nationwide demand for, 'the type of dwelling J have discussed .••with ' the twenty-five builders who i have pledged their cooperation to me. ' America wants the multiple dwelling that will relieve the present tendency < .of high rents, which has been in force 'ever since the war. It is apparent | *that other cities beside New York have ! Jbeen building apartments tased on •4iigh rentals, with no consideration for the small wage earner." " Mr. Miller said there was no charity *in his project, nor does he ask for "any state or municipal funds. The "bankers, builders and loan and mortgage companies have all agreed that the $21 per room and less dwellings 'must be developed and continued as an economically profitable business investment. RUM MAKING GETS i MEN INTO_TROUBLE :" ^Continued from Page 1.) 'vrith a crutch, came into court to plead guilty to aggravated assault and battery. It was said his victim was In the"county home. The sheriff went for the victim but returned with the '•wrong man and the final disposition of the case was held over until a later date. Hugo Heinlein pleaded guilty to the charge of driving an automobile while •intoxicated. The offense was committed on April 5, on Seventeenth street Jbet.ween Margaret and Ninth avenues »6. J. Musser was prosecutor. It was "Said three men were in the car, all Tdrunk. There was no accident and •Judge Patterson imposed a line of $50. the costs and directed incarceration In the county jail for a period of not less than thirty days nor more than three months. Given Similar Sentence. Sam Scarfone, another drunken driver, was given the same sentence as jHeinlein. This man got into trouble •At Beale avenue and Twenty-fourth 'street on May 25. It was Sunday af- *ternoon. He drove into another car -Jand Into the curb. He was directed >io pay a bill of repairs for the car he ''struck. He begged for freedom because he drives a truck for a contrac- •tor and the loss of driver's license '•which goes with his plea would de- "prive him of his job but his plea fell on deaf ears. : Mrs. Tulley-Latterly was before the '.court with a plea of guilty to a charge »of violating the liquor laws. S. J. '''Musser was the prosecutor. City police had raided the place because of ^osnplaints, Officer J. F. Caldwell told *Judge Patterson. There was disorder •'and drinking there, he said and the ^'raid netted one pint downstairs and ,^two upstairs. '•* The defense of the woman was that ghe is a widow and keeps roomers;, '.that none of the liquor was hers but •was the property of roomers. Judg? Patterson directed payment of costs by , the woman. Alvin and Thelma Stiver, husband ' and wife who live apart, appeared in ^eourt to agree for once. Stiver is to wpay $48 which he owes on agreement 1 and $20 per month hereafter for his fr/lfe, the agreement thus becoming a k court decree. ,' Aged Woman Is Jailed. " Mrs. Lottie Woolridge, residing near ^Duncanaville, aged and the mother ol "a large family of children, was prose- 'cuted by Constable George W. Myers, "charged with conducting a disorderly • house. Judge Patterson gave the worn- *afi a severe reprimand, shaming hei ^,fpr the example she was setting be fore her children. She was lined $5 costs and sixth months in jail to be "paroled in nine weeks from date of commitment. • Recently Pearl Brown of Nealmont Tyrone, was prosecuted for assault and battery on her aged father, a Civil •war veteran for whom she is house keeper. The woman is said to havt ^.threatened and to have actually tried >to kill the father. She was arrested ''also for the theft of a property deed ,2>ut Mr. Gilbert thought it a mental vdlseaae case rather. Judge Patterson ^committed the woman to the Blair r tounty hospital for observation. ^ Arthur Brenner, a Hollidaysbury 1 .man, appeared as defendant on a de- Bertion and non-support case before Judge Patterson yesterday. Brennei and his wife, Roae, have lived togethei eighteen years and have live children. Mrs. Brenner stated these were tigh- iteen years at drunkenness and abuse •On the part of the husband and .she .'cannot stand it any longer. The coin- FjHlomvealth attorney accused Bn-nner "Of being intoxicated in court but this jjvaa denied. ** Tells Satl Tale. . ;"• The woman told a :iad laic. She baid her brother MUVL- her a chicken ,J)roodej- and she is raising chickens: •he had to sell some of her chicks ti "tet proper clothing lor the graduation pf two of her children while the hu.v band continued to spend his inontj for liquor. Brenm-i dtclan-d he had .peen giving his wife aruund $140 pel month right along, about all he makes. Judge Patterson thought that wa* 'about all that could be expected and 3>e made no order but placed tin; i-uKit ^On Brenner at the same time adviMMK Jllij) to cut out the drink and ahusm language. t Thomab Points was pio.se. med |j> 3»b> mother. Mrs. Kh^abtth .Smith loi Support The aged wuinun t,tat>-d : In ! Vati not welcome in her s;jn'.- hoiui . AO thy hah been Maying with ;j t>jnlh<-J. 'jfebf tdn.itlcd rci-i-ivi'ijj »7 pi-r monih from th« MA, ftftd hft Admitted he Ifl back two months with that. Points stated he really never knew his mother until he was 16 years old being raised by others; his home is open to her but the old lady snld she would not go for she just knew she wouldn't get alone with the daughter- in-law. The order was refused and the son directed to pay the costs. nivoreed Wife Sues. Alton Crlssman was faced by his divorced wife, Mnry. The. wife wanted nn Adjudication. -She claimed her hus bund Is back $520. There was a decree for the wife nnd child for $25 pci month, six months ngo. Crlssman is remarried. The ex-wife wants what back nlimony is due her and a settlement for the child. It was said Crlss- man hns been livinR in Ohio and was caught at his second wife's home in this county a few days ago. Even then, officers snid. he tried to break away. Crissman was told that the decree could hnvc been modified if the arrearages hnd been p.-iid; he didn't know Hint. He ciHimpcl ho did not try to fret nwny: he hnd been in from Ohio nine time's. Judpo Patterson informed Criss- m;in his slory was a poor one; it doesn't ring right ; He stated there should he n settlement of the amount due to the time of, divorce in _Novem- brr. 1P2S. lo be paid in cash '6r,,give bond: In start nt lime of divorce'and pny $10 per month for the child, the cnsis and pive $SOO bond. Mrs. Jennie Morrison sued her husband. Paul, for support for herself and one child. Morrison is said to have left three and one-hnlf years URO. There has hern no support. The wife works. He was arrested once before and he ;igreed lo pay, but didn't. The wife has lived with her parents. Morrison said he was furloughed and has worked about six months in four years. The decree WHS lixed at $20 per month and costs. Never Furnished Home. Mrs. Dollle Ritz, Mill Run native claimed in six years of wedded life her husband, James Rit.z, never furnished her with n, separate home, claiming their life has been spent almost en- .tircly in either his or her parental home. They have three children. The wife stated the husband drinks and growJs and curses because she. attends church. He spent most of his money, for a time, on tin old car. I Ritz claimed his family got all his j earnings and said her parents inter- ferred too much. The wife's falhei | stated Ritz was not a very good provider. It developed the county had been providing food for a. couple years. Judge Patterson thought they should live together but if Ritz doesn't provide a separate home, then he is to pay his wife S30 per month. Bcnney Fcrdenundo and his wife, Eleanor,' with one child, appeared in relations court, with what the court described as wholly insufficient grounds for separation and it was decreed that alimony be fixed at ,$35 per month unless they go together. F .»^= a«t Novemb*r, bobbed up a^am. Kratzer entered Glldea's store. Gildea ordered him out and when he didn't move fast enough, pushed him. Kratzer replied with a stiff blow to the chin which knocked Gildea UnCOn- SClOUR. Constable Joseph F. Flltz arrested Kratfter and made information against him. Kratzer brought prosecution ugninst Glides. The grand jury Ignored both indictments nnd mulct Glldea nnd Kratzer for the costs. Glldea asked lo have the grand jury finding nulled Judge Patterson said he couldn't act arbitrarily. HP directed the jury's decision to stand. Kicked on Costs. Some time ago Mrs. Margaret Lingft- felt was tried on a. charge of operating a speakeasy near Mountain Lake park. She was asked lo pny tho costs. Attorney John J. Haberstroh declared the costs wore padded. Assistant District Attorney Frank G. Fisher said the costs had been pnred clown. Then Mr. HabcrHtroh expressed satisfaction. John Chicciole some time ago was catight on the public highway with a large quantity of liquor in his automobile. He WHS taken to court, pleaded guilty nnd was penalized. The commonwealth confiscated the automobile. The wife presented a petition yesterday asking that, the car be returned to her as it, belonged to her and was bought with money which came to her from a deceased husband. Mr. Gilbert said as the real culprit hnd been punished, he would make no objections to the wife, Flora, getting back her car. Attorneys Ruth Fqrsht and John J. Haberstroh argued motion for a new trial in the .suit of Patrick Pierson, a small Twelfth ward lad. and his parents. Thomas nnd Rose Pierson, against Sterl E. London. Little Patrick was snid to have purchased an explosive cap at the London store, threw it down and caused an explosion which knocked out tho loft eye. II was said one of London's daughters sold the torpedo. The boy was awarded .$1,100; the parents nothing. A new trial is sought; the court took the papers. Fined for Beer Milking. James Foust and wife of 1821 Elev- TH8 AbTOONA enth avenue appeared in cbflift yesterday afternoon In response to a piroStt- cution brought against them, charging them with manufacturing beer. Officers, raiding the house, found 261 bottles of beer, a thirty-gallon batch in tho making and a quantity on .the stove. It tested 4.75 per fent aldohol It was ascertained the wife, had nothing to do with the job and the attorney for Foust claimed H was tot home consumption. Judge Patterson assessed a line of $50 and costs. Tho last matter to come before Judge Patterson yesterday afternoon was the petition of W. T. Ajay, a Twelfth ward confectioner, for the return lo him of a mint vending machine. Deputy Constable Wayne E. Lelghty, Vaidlng the Ajay place, found the vending machine and eonflaeated it. Taking it to court as evidence against Ajay whom he sued, he demonstrated it but the Ju.ry found Ajay not guilty but pay the costs, John J. Haberstroh, counsel for Ajay, stated when a person put a nickel into the machine, he got a pack of mints and occasionally a token This token, if placed back in the slot, would reveal the future of the person. He cited law and court decisions in his contention that this was no gambllrig device. Assistant District Attorney Frank Q. Fisher declared the machine was of construction exactly like gambling machines that had on other occasions been confiscated by this court. Judge Patterson listened with intent to both sides and while expressing the view that there was no gambling connected with the machine, he desired to examine all the law before he gave his final decision. Motions niul I'etltlolis. Rules were awarded, returnable at noxt argument court, to show cause why the following trust officers should not be discharged: Howard Endross, guardian of Jesse Fletcher, minor grandchild of J. A. Griffith, late of Martinsburg, deceased; Alva Griffith, administrator of estate of Eleanore Griffith, late of Martlnsburg, deceased The registrar of motor vehicles of the state was directed by court to Issue certificate of title to an automo- Old Cases Kclurshcd. Several old desertion cases were re- nashed at court yesterday. Stewart Peters and his wife, Emma J., were ip again. There was an old order for §35. They have a child, aged 13. Following the former decree, they went LOgether but in a short time separated and agreed that the alimony order ihould stand. But now Peters declares t is too much as his earnings have decreased. When Judge Patterson earned there was back alimony due, he ruled the case out of court. "No corrections until arrearages are paid," quoth the judge. There was a petition for reduction by Charles C. Harris. There are no dependents. They are said to be hopelessly separated; they have considerable property in their joint names involved, it was said for about $2,500. Before the wife got her own apartment rent free and privilege of collecting $G3 per month rent. The husband claimed the wife is hard to get along with and lost part of the tenants. Finally, when the rents decreased, she handed the prop erties back but wanted just as much money as the rents amounted to originally. It was snid Harris' salary and pension run over $200 per month. Judge Patterson -wan not fully satisfied with the disposition of affairs and referred it back to Probation Officer John R. Bratton. Want Children Kept. Mrs. Naomi Isenberg, divorcee, responded to the appeal of her husband, John Isenberg, for a reduction. He had originally been paying $75 per month; it was reduced to $55. There are three children and the wife is keeping them. He earns $100 per month; the wife $1,000 per year. Judge Patterson was not pleased when he learned that Isenberg has not been to visitt his children since Christmas. He llxed maintenance for the children at $40 per month. An echo of a fight between Myrel H. 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