Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania on November 11, 1929 · Page 11
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frtflS. AtfrQQMA. MIRftQftr-MONDAY,.NQVEMBflft .11...1929 ELEVATOR SPEBD COPS NOTAPPEAR New type of Traffic Officers, N Created in New York Citjr, Will Work Under Department of Inspection. By LEMUEL F. PARTON} Staff Correspondent (Copyright 19JK, by Consolidated PrfcuS Association.} NEW YORK, Nov. ll.~Tfie elevator speed dot appears In New York. Penned up on its tight little Island, and climbing Into the air at an astonishing rate, the city finds itself engaged with the third dimensional traffic problems. The new up-and-down traffic cops will .pork unfler the department of elevatot inspection, extending Itself to match mechanical facilities in heaving huge building populations {o the skies in the morning and lowering them at night. The New York Life building swallows and disgorges about 15,000 persons every day. Its unsurpassed banks' of elevators can climb the thirty-three stories at the rate of 1,000 feet per minute. Carrying 2,500 pounds each, their proper speed is about 600 or 700 fee', per minute. The speed cop will make only occasional visits but with.th"& spawning 1 of new skyscrapers, the sky-faring crowds place a new burden on the personnel and resources of the city inspection and police forces. The Metropolitan Life building will be, according to present plans, 125 stories. Engineers refuse to divulge plans for the elevator system for this building, but it is known that It will ' reveal novel and unprecedented ar. rangement • for literally hurling up\ ware 1 a population equal to. that of a W^fceable inland city. Engineering, ^marvels are indicated and in their /I devising, necessity 13 mothering invention, as skyscrapers have now reached a Height which exacts the keenest resources of. the profession if they are to be economically feasible. The new Chrysler building rises to a height of 805 feet. The nearly completed Manhattan Bank building Is 860 feet, or 61: feet higher than the Woolworth building. Their elevator systems, with the now completed system of the New York Life building, are typical of the hieChanioal Ingenuity summoned to an emergency never before encountered in this field, ' , These new elevators are all'push button affairs'. The car stops' Automatically at the 1 exact level/of the floor, by a new device,-''called, the "micro-leveler." The dbors-open and close automatically. 1 '/ .As passengers call their, floors, the / operator punches a button for eaoff floor called. The: cgr stops at each floor desired, regardless of the order in which the buttons have beep ,,p'resscd. Povyer-operated doors opcr/and-close noiselessly. A passcfnger on an -upper floor, wishing to descend, presses a button indicating the direction in which he wishes to travel. This random call is caught by the nearest car which happens- to be traveling in his direction, and the car will automatically stop at. that floor with no knowledge or attention or the part of the attendant. But, if the nearest descending car happens to be loaded, it goes by and. the Call is taken by the next nearest car; The call will not be registered on-more than one car simultaneously, but will be transferred only 'if the flrat car 4s full. This prevents the stop, ping of twi cars to answer one call. A new system of lighted signals shows the passenger what cars are' traveling and in -what direction, so he may be sure of standing exactly at the entrance to the car he is to 'take. 'Inside the elevators are car position ihdi- v cators, showing the exact position of \ the car at all times, so that no time Miss Gladys Parks Halter, former cnbcret entertainer, surrendered to (lie police of Newark, N. .1., yesterday and Admitted to the charge of killing Dorothy lingers, aged 6 and Timothy Rogers, nged 2, children of Allen C. lingers of VVood- biiry, N. J. The duel murder was committed at Cdmilcn. A nation wide Hunt was being made for 1 the woman. • Will be lost in departing at the. proper floor. It is all just another little forward ,urge ift the quickening pate of the metropolis . with the (Jaily shuttling of millions In and out of the city and tossing them skyward and easing .them down again—an,endleas battledore and shuttlecock, played with humarv beings, between the cellar and the^clouds. The New York Life building elevators are 27.7 miles pf-Iron,-and steel rope. The travellng.'cobMa used on the cars total 4.G mjles.XKubber covered copper wire uSecMh all the wire for the machines and controllers totals 285 miles, . BEST RADIO FEATURES SCHEDULED FOR TODAY J •' (Copyright, 1929, by United press.) WJZ, NBC Network, 7.30 p. m.— Roxy and His Gang. WABC, CBS, Network, 8 p. m.—Unit- ed States Army band. WJZ, NBC Network, 8.30 p. m.— Armistice Day Address of President Hoover. ' WEAF, NBC Network, 9.30 p. m.—, General Motors-hour: Henry Hadley, conductor; Martha Attwood, soprano. WJZ. NBC Network, -10.30 p. m.— "The Empire Builders." POEM. Edwin Markham, America's poet laureate, commemorated Armistice day, 1629, <vlth "Let There Bo No More Battles," a poem reminiscent Of his famous world-famous masterpiece, "The Man With The Hoe." The pflem, a strong plea for world peace, was written exclusively for Christian Herald, non-denominational religious weekly magazine. JJL reads: Yes, W6 would honor our heroic deitl, Would lay a wreath on each heroic head. They all have perished for their dream t>f truth, Died With the dare of youth. They are not dead: life's flag is never furled : They only passed on lightly, world to World, Their bodies sleep: but in that Better Land Their spirits march under a new command. But there is something nobler yet- to live, Live gallantly, to give and to forgive. Yes, there is something nobler than all war — To make our Country worth our dying for— To lay the beams of Justice on tho earth, And call the Brother Future into blrtll. This Is a day that In clear, A day when God is near— The day when battles ended for a Space. Let it become the conscience of tlio race. O sons of time and tears, The skies arc weary of these screaming shells, The flelds are weary of these batllo hells: Send a new vision on tho coming years. Sot this great day as a holy day apart. • -• For dreams of Peace, the wisdom of the heart, • Yes, let thia day, Omen of earth, become. The dawn-rise of a new millennium. O friends of Christ, this is our dream ; for Wd Must strive on toward tho Brotherhood to be — \ Coward that great hour of God's ascending sun When all shall love and all shall lift as one. MIDNIGHT DANCE PERMIT REVOKED IN PITTSBURGH PITTSBURGH, Nov. 11.— Several hundred disappointed dancers milled about in tha street In front of tho Aldine ballroom at an early hour hero today after police refused to permit a, scheduled "midnight" dance to be held. according to Al Bonaoh, manager of tho place. Bonach said he had been grunted a permit to hold tho dance but that he called central police t'tation and was told the permit had been cancelled. It was said a notice had been mailed to him Friday but ho denied receiving it. BANDIT DERAILS FAST COAST FLIER Robs Passengers After Causing Engine and Three Cars to Leave Rails—Leaves Mail Car Alone. (By United Picas.) SAUGUS, Calif., Nov. 11.—A bandit ollowed the traditions of the old west vhen he wrecked tho West Coast filer f tho Southern Pacific lino two miles lorth of hero and robbed passengers ust night. R. C. Ball, 'engineer, was seriously icalded when the locomotive and three :ars were derailed as tho train struck i loosened rail. Tools had been stolen 'rom a nearby tool house, revealing he manner the bandit chose'to effect he holdup. A wrench and hammer ay beside the track. As the train Came to a stop, the rain robber, masked with a blue ban- lana handkerchief and carrying two (ivolvers, swung aboard n. coach nnd poked a gun against the ribs of Con- luctor C. L. French. "A relief train will be right out rom SaugUR," tho bandit said as he ook .$2 from the conductor. Other masr.ngors gave up money in uncle- ermincd amounts. The robber mmle no effort to enter tho mail car. Ho led In the darkness when ho reached hn other end of IHo coach. Passengers on tho train, which had henn en route from Los Angeles to jacramenlo, were transferred to other .rains. NEWS FROM CENTRE AND CLEARFIELD( COUNTIES LOCKJAW PROVES FATAL AFTEtt HUNTING MISHAP PITTSBURGH, Nov. 11.—Lockjaw, which developed from a bullet wound received while hunting, caused the death of Robert Frazler, aged 50, of Blaw Knox, in the Pittsburgh hospital ^today. • Frazier was said to have suffered a slight wound in a hunting camp Wednesday and neglected to have it treated by a physician. He was hurried to the hospital when his condition became serious but died five hours after he was admitted. ; Altoona Nov. 11 f 1929 GOOD NEWS For Altoona's Tfltrif ty Homekeepers Watch This Space For Opening Announcement and Locations / of a Number of ASCO Grocery Stores and Meat Markets! Where you Get the Most of the Best for the Least! FHILIPSBURG — Paralysis, with vhlch she was stricken a coupe of veelts ago caused tho death of Mrs. Rebecca Cadman, 73, at her home at nter, Decatur township. She was buried this afternoon at Osceola Mills. he was the widow of William Cnd- nan, who died twenty.'years ago. Mrs. "adman's maiden name wns Rebecca ulllver, born at Bloomsburg. For forty years she had been a resident of Decatur township. The children surviving arc Mrs. TJoyd Hughes, Gear- lartville; Mrs. Horace WiVring, Pon- :ia.c, Mich., and Frank Cadman, Decatur township. CL/13ARFIEL/D—The new stata highway between Penfleld, Clearlleld coun- ,y, and St. Marys, Elk county, sevcn- ;een miles long, will be completed early in 1930, according to announcement by S. W. Jackson, division engineer of the state highway department, stationed here. Work was started recently on four different sections of tho surveyed route. About eleven miles of the road will "be In Elk county and tho remainder-in Clearllold. Tho road will pass through Sabula, Byrnesdale, Weedvlllo and Tyler. OSCEOLA MILLS — All four precincts of Decatur township — Center, icarhartvllle, Graham and Kephart— voted against increasing the school district indebtedness by $35,000 to build new consolidated school building near Chester Hill, such as was built in Rush township, Centre county, 'near here, several years ago. The consolidated school would eliminate existing schools at Cuba, Hudson, Blalne and Washington. Tire vote on the proposition was ' 183 for and 480 against. It is the third time the project has been defeated. But it will be brought before the electors again, its friends state. . THRIFT By S. W. STRAUS. President, Amerlcaiii Korloty of Thrift. iff HAVE LEARNED to look upon JL my savings bnnk account as a strong, dependable friend—the kind of friend that will stand by me if I should ever bo in need. Tt affords mo satisfaction to know that I liavo a good friend of this kind." The foregoing pnrngr:iph is from a letter recently .received by this writer from a man Who has been patiently saving money for a number of years. The idea of personifying one's bank account In this mnnner Is, we believe, a very helpful idea. Human friendship Is one of the most splendid things In life. A friend who can always be counted on Is indeed a priceless possession. We may have other blessings n life but wo never can rise above the need of tinman friendship. There, is nn old saying that "a friend in need Is a friend indeed" and that is thi- kind of friend one's savings bank account always is. Human friendships are, of course, not fostered for the purpose of having i place of refuge'or help in times of trouble. In the same way, a savings bunk account should not bo created merely for tho pake of having something to fall back on when wo are In need. But when troubles do come to a man, he turns to his friends for sympathy and if need be, help. In [he same way he turns to hls~batik account ua a means of salvation when he might otherwise be swept down In ruin. It Is also to bo remembered that one'.s bunk account is n friend to whom one may turn for help when opportunities for self-advancement come along. Many a man owes his success in life to the fact that he was able to take advantage of an opportunity wneft ft presented itself—an opportunity tfiftt could not have been utilized had he been without funds. . . It Is well to keep In mind the thought that a savings bnnk account IS A friend ano that every dollar' we add to this account makes this friend Just that much stronger and that much more ablu to help us when wn have need o:- opportunity for assistance, BLUE BALL—Funeral service for William Motter, whose death occurred ! lit Phillpsburg State hospital, was | held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Leo Casher, here, Sunday afternoon, Rev. J. P. Rnuch, United Brethren minister, having charge. Mr. Motler, a resident of this section for thirty yenrs, was 78 years old. He Is survived by his wife, whose maiden name \vns Etta Jones, and these chll- U-cn: Mrs. Leonard Mcese, Mrs. Willum Meese, Mrs. Leo Casher, all of ;.lluo Bull; Mrs. Stewart Shotz, Cleve- nnrl, O.; Mrs. George Oscwalt, Osceola Mills, and Robert W. Motter, Osceola Mills. a COLD D ISTRESSING cold in chest or throat—tha; so often hails to something serioi :—generally impends to good old Musterole with tho first application. -Should be more off -five if used once evary Uourfcr jive tirvrs. Wording like the trainer', hands of a masseur, this famous blend of oil o. mustard, camphor, mcnthoi : ' othe; helpful ingredients brings rcli naturally. It penetrat and stimula '.qod circulation, helps to drr.w out infection and pain. Used by millions for 20 years. Recommei.ded by doctors an nurses. KeepMuctero! handy—jarsandtubes. To Mothers—Musterole also made in milder for. i for abies and.small children. Ask jar Children's Musterole. all electric in-ii- SSTdSfmfc mpeaker in a A D JUST AS THE MICROPHONE GETS IT COMPARE this set with ^-4 any other costing even twice as much, and see for ourself whether such value can he matched. Breed's latest 1930 model with every new radio feature. GABLE'S 12TH AVENi:i-; AKCAUK You Can't Hide a Poor Complexion Cosmetics won't cover Up pimples and blackheads, but the daily use of Resinol Soap and Ointment clears them away. The continued use helps to prevent such blemishes, and imparts to the skin a delicate glow and alluring softness. 1 ,'RPF Trinl lize package on request. l\l_il_i R et | n ol,Depl.77,B«ll!more,Md. Predomi- is the desire to serve in tins ^ n ^ lfl samd tactful, understanding way Our Service we should like to be served were positions reversed. That idea guides our every action. Complete understanding of the wishes of those in need is the foundation upon which our service is reared. A skilled, efficient personnel and adequate equipment are the enabling factors. 3ht cost is a matter of your own conven iertce PHONE 9810- METROPOLITAN SALON NCOLN As participants in this event, we wish to invite the people in our community, who are interested in fine motor cars, to attend. It is our plan to send a Lincoln car daily to the Salon, and will be glad to make appointments for this transportation with those interested. Nov. llth, 12th & 13th, 10 a. m. to 11 p. m. Hotel Schenley Pittsburgh, Pa. GETTMAN MOTOR CO Bcale and Union Aves. Phone 6141 CUE 3 I I J UST before the Holidays—and at a time when you are thinking seriously of gift buying—a sale- that offers all that is new and authentic—at prices that warrant a remarkable saving. Every item offered is from our. regular stock— the KOCH & TOOLE finer quality. <** ,,)' ri a 'END TABLES— walnut finish with book rack, special $2,05. M 13 T A I, S M O K I N ft STANDS—they sell regularly for $1.00 ea. Special 2 for $1.00. LIBRARY HOOKS — large selection, taken from our library, priced at 25u each. 1) K C O U A T K 1) WOOD OANDIVIOS —assorted colors. Values $1.00 to $2.00. 7Bo to $!.«(». JHII.I. uoo noon STOPS —complete with leather Htnip, ]2 Ib. weight, Extra reproductions of Boston Bull Dogs—$1.05. •METAL CASH HOXT'IS — for the oflloo or homo, in three JlniuhuH. Special at $1.115, AIITIKICIA I, rr.OWKKS— lai'KU selection, $1.00 a dozen. lillll) C/\(1K & STAND— UHBurtcd dolors. A real value. $l.'ln. HI-ACK C'ONKOiaC SETS— two ea nil lu ntl(!ks and bowl, a regular ,?5.75 value. $.1.80, :W/,< <>!''!'' ON A 1.1. DUSK S 10 T S—This includes all Jurithur and rnetal sets. New prices $1.00'to $16.00. ON'K LOT OF AllT 1'OT- TKItY AT V t IMUCK— This is uu unusual lot of Put- tury, beautiful dealfjns. Only 21 pk'ei-s in lot. Make beautiful (,'ii'ts. New prices $1.85 to $S.75. I*I.AYIN(< CARDS—linold liui.ili, regular BOu cards— 3 for $1.00. Cambric linlsh —4 for $1.00. All Congress Playing curds BOc a deck, double decks $1.20. Tally to match. 500 I ll/lHtlON'S BOOKS— that sell regularly up to $1.00. Aa we are discontinuing the sale of these books we offer the choice of our regular stock at lOc ea. or (i for $1.00. < IllMHtDN'S SCHOOL COMPANION'S—large selection—lit !i price. INCENS1C— spcrtul at 10c to 40c. Burners 15c to $2.50. IIKASSWAUK— reduced to Vn price. WASTE I'AI'KU HASIiETS —assorted colors. $1.00 SWINGING FRAMES— priced at $1.00 complete with glass. Bring your photographs in and let us frame them. First t I m^e that a frame of this quality has ever been offered at these low prices. Two finishes, silver and antique gold. ,. J'-KAMED MOTTOES nt V* price. Make ideal Christinas Gifts. New prices 25o to $1.50. WRITING PAPER AT HALF 1» R I O E—fine for gifts. Priced at 2Bc to $2.50. MAGAZINE RACKS—walnut finish, six styles to select from. Priced at $1.00 in tho low model, and in the high models at $1.70, $2.4u, $2.05 and $3.45. HOISERY AND UTILITY HOXES—regular $1.00 values. Largo assortment of colors. Special at 30o. UEAUTIFUL MAKE Ul- IJOXKS—s p e c I a 1 at $1.0(1 and $1.05. 1'ICTllREB — large assortment of subjects—priced at 50c to $17.50. A saving of 25% on all pictures. This muans any picture, in stock at an actual reduction of 25%. 1VOROID PLAQUES—a selection of twelve different aubjects, regularly sell at $2.60. Sale price 1J1.00. First Umo that t ,h e s e plaques have been offered at thia price. ALL M 1 It R O R S AT % PRICE—all plate glass. Three opening mirrors at $2.75 and up. / 11ANJQ CLOCKS—at great savings, priced at $li.«5 to $18.150. CHINA POTTEItY A N 1J JAPANESE WARE—actual values up to $2.75. Priced at 2fic '.o $1.00. LAMPS —large assortment. Very special % prlcu. Jun- •jora, bridge lamps and sonw table lamps, new prices S3.4U ti|> to -$H.iTiO. CAKI) TABI.KS, $1.00— for the one day only, red, green, mahogany Mulshes. BUIU(<E L A M P S—$1.00 complete. HOOK KMKS, aSu—large lisaortment. Regular pricu up to S'i.45. «"<* TCCLE 1316 12th Avenue

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