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^ Legal Blanks of All Kinds Can B« Purchased at the Altoona Mirror Bltoona Sl&rror. •Jt j] Sell, Rent or Buy Through'Att Ad on The Mirror's Classified SfiCdND PART ALTOONA, PA., MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 11,1929. LONDON OBSERVES DAY WITH TRIBUTE Sudden Hush Silences Roar of Traffic as Men, Women and Children Halt to Honor War Heroes. PEACE IS KEYNOTE OF OBSERVANCE OF HOLIDAY Government Orders Ceremony at Cenotaph In Whitehall to Be More of a Civilian Character. By HAKBY L. 1'KKCV, Stall Correspondent. LONDON, Nov. 11.—A sudden hush, HAVE NARROW ESCAPE. Par forced Ajrnlnst Abutment Leaves Ilond and Holls Over. Charles Flower and ,14-year-61d son, Elwood, of 711 Fourth avenue, had a narrow escape from serious Injury Saturday afternoon when their car turn over after leaving the concrete highway at Bellmeade on the Altoona- Tyrone highway. Both received minor injuries. Mr. Flower, accompanied by his son, were driving toward Tyrone and a car which was ahead of them and going in the same direction suddenly changed its course, first turning as ARREST YOUTH ON LARCENY_ CHARGE Joseph Buck Is- Taken In Custody and Is Accused of Entering Home and Taking Watch and Cash. , Joseph Buck was arrested at 8.05 ing back onto the road again, i^. ' o'clock yesterday fnornlng by SerKennt jfc^ffi^wssaftts.^OTfflHS'rr 5 rr^»-v M -s&^^^^ road, the Flower car collided with the -other, with the result that the Flower machine was thrown over against a concrete abutment. The car upon striking the abuti* inent went down over an embankment of several feet and In addition to rolling over was completely turned around, the front being in the direction of Altoona. The car was badly wrecked. Mr. Flower remained in the' car and escaped with cuts and bruises about tion Is being made by the police. It is charged that he entered the home of I. Kaufman at 190-1 Eighteenth street a.t 8 o'clock Saturday evening and took a. lady's watch and a p'urse containing $5 in cash. The watch was found In his possession when he was taken in custody. The police are also investigating other charges against the youth, who is aged about 16. George W. Ebersole was arrested by Officer Calvin Bell at a restaurant a silencing of the roar of traffic, the head and with injuries of the conducted by William Erenin on Sun- broken only by the resonant tone of back. The son was thrown out when' day morning after compla nt had been the "Big Ben" clock in the houses of the car rolled over and had three I made that he helped himselt to a parliament, signalled the commencement of London's observance of Armistice day. Men, women and children paused in whatever they were doing, \ and, for-two minutes, remembered, I prayed or merely wondered. F" 7 Peace was the keynote of today's / ceremonies in all parts ,of the country. With its mind on what it has achieved for peace at The Hague, Geneva and in Premier Ramsay MacDonald's visit to Washington, the government, has ordered that the ceremony at the cenotaph in Whitehall shall be of a more civilian character. No more will the scarlet tunics of the guards, the contrasting- blues of the navy and air force, and the glittering accoutrements of other regiments lend color to the imposing scene. Today that street where beats. ,the hea.rt of the empire was a drab . mass of every-day suits, which the white surplices of the clergy and khaki uniforms of the representative, detachments served by contrast .to make even more, somber. Placing of AVrcatlis. The arrangements generally follow i the lined adopted In previous years, except the number of troops on duty have been substantially reduced. This was followed out at the local cenotaphs throughout the British isles. Shortly before 11 o'clock wreaths were deposited on the Cenotaph "by or on behalf of"—as the official announcement says—of King George. This did ndt. mean that the king would attend-the ceremonies for the Prince, | of Wales represented him, but was to | ' cover every eventuality. j It is recalled that it was at the cen-'| otaph ceremonies last year that the i king first contracted a, cold while i standing bareheaded in the rain which | led to his lengthy Illness. Wreaths were also placed on the monument on behalf of other members of the royal family, the government, the dominlonns and colonies, and the services. At li a. m. the two min-i utes silence was observed, its start and finish being signalled by a gun. In other parts of the country maroons, similar to those used as warnings of > air-raids during the war, were let off. Ceremonies at Cenotaph. At the cenotaph, the silence was followed by a short service conducted by the bishop of London, which was boadcast. Then began the long trek past the cenotaph of official delegations bearing wreaths and members of the public who wished to salute the symbol. The "queue" continued on to Westminster abbey to pay homage at the tomb of the unknown warrior. A special service was held here also. This evening there will be a "festival of empire and remembrance" at the Albert hall, including community ringing led by the massed bands of the guards and tableaux of all the units which took part in the great war. i Similar ceremonies were £nacted this morning at local cenotaphs throughout Britain, and the observance will be kept up all day with church serv- teeth knocked out and sustained a cut of the left leg. The accident ihappened at 2.30 o'clock. The other car was but little damaged. 1'LOOK BJSING RKl'AINXKD. a re- helped quantity of ham and bacon and fused to make payment. He is charged on the docket with larceny and is being .held for further investigation of the case. The police Mad a very busy weekend. All told forty-seven arrests were Workmen are now engaged in reno-i made during the period and there will •' • • De a busy session Of police court to vating and repainting the eastern side of .the floor of the men's surgical ward, at :the Altoona hospital. The western portion of the large ward was done over recently and now work has been started on the other portion. The center of the ward will be completed last, the work being conllned to the floors only. FOOTBALL VLASKK JIUKT. Vernori Lochard, aged 16, of 3112 Spruce avenue, suffered a fracture of the right shoulder while playing football yesterday. The Injured member was strapped with adhesive when treated in the Mercy hospital dispensary. • MANY INJURED IN TRAFFIC MISHAPS Several Drivers Are Hurt In Collisions 'and Small Boy Runs Against Car on Street. ices, religious conc'erts, functions. and similar ADDITIONAL DEATHS, ANTONIO FUSCO Of 303 Sixth avenue, died at his home at 7 o'clock Saturday evening of a complication of diseases, ' He was born In Italy, Jan. 20, 1859, but had resided In this country and Altoona for a number of 'years, being employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad company as a laborer In the Twelfth street shops. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Carmello Fusco, one daughter and two sons, Mrs. Amelio Cecere, Anthony and John of this city. He was a member of Mt. Carmel Catholic church. The funeral will be held tomorrow morning with requiem mass at 9 o'Qlock In Mt. Carmel church. Interment will be made in Calvary cemetery. MBS, MAE BECHTEI, Wife of Harvey Bechtel of Shellytown, near Williamsburg, died at 9.20 o'clock this morning at the Altoona hospital, death being due to complication of . disease*. She is survived by the hus- '; band. Numerous accidents In which mlnqr Injuries were suffered or automobiles damaged were reported to traffic headquarters a. f . City hall during the weekend. George H. Ahlborn, aged 30, of 865 Thirty-sixth street suffered an abrasion of thj nose,and nervous shock as a result of a collision with a car driven by Joseph E. Duva at Broad avenue, beyond Thirty-flrst street, at 8.50 o'clock on Saturday morning. Duva resides at 616 Third' avenue and .the cars collided headon. 'Joseph Galloway of 1110 Fifteenth street reported that Robert Martino, aged 4, of 604 Eighth avenue, ran against his car on Friday afternoon at Eighth avenue and Sixth street and suffered slight injuries. , Louis J. Huber. aged 22, of 1614 Bell avenue, suffered a laceration of the forehead'! . a headon,crash with a car driven by H. E. Sager of Bellwood .at 12.30 o'clock Saturday afternoon at Sixth avenue and'Fifth street. Gay A. Rimert of 536 Twenty-first avenue reports a narrow escape for himself and members of his family at 6 o'clock Saturday evening when their car was struck by a car driven by Fred M. Snyder of 426 Beach avenue, In front of the Rimert home. They had just left the car to enter the house when there was a terrific crash, it having been struck by Snyder's car arid pushed over the sidewalk. Both cars were considerably damaged. Rimert places his damage at $75 and that of the other machine at $100. The police are investigating an allegation made by Rimert in his report that Snyder was intoxicated. / Daniel Black of 413 Fourth avenue and E. E. Tremmel of 1322 Fourth avenue had a collision on Saturday at Third avenue and Fifth street, resulting in $100 damage to Trommel's car and $50 to the Black car. •. Tremmel claims in his report .that Black cut in ahead of him and thus caused the accident. ADDITIONAL WEDDINGS. TKEESE—RIiaNG. Mr. Edwin S. Treese and M'iss Mary Elizabeth Riling, both of this city, were quiefly united in marriage on Saturday-evening, Nov. 2, at 8 o'clock in the Fourth Luthern church by Ihe paslor, Rev. Raymond C. Schindler, ,The couple was altended by Miss Myrtle Riling, sister of the bride, and Russell Treese, brother of the bridegroom. They will reside at 1511 Third street. PITTSBURGH HAS FOURTH FATALITY FROM FOOTBALL PITTSBURGH, Nov. 11.—The fourth fatality as the result of injuries received on the football field during the current season in the Pittsburgh district occurred here yesterday with tha death of 'William Cummins, aged 14. of Pittsburgh. The young player suffered an injured shoulder while playing in the Epiphany school yard here Oct. 29. The other three, who suffered fatal injuries, were all of high school age. I'UINCKSS SI'EAHS TONIGHT. Princess Rahmo Hadar will be at the Kighlh Avenue Methodist church again this evening and will present her own dramatization of the Biblical story oi "Naaman and the Leper." Tuesday evening' the princess will show her own pictures of the Holy land. A Jargt audience greeted the princess .from the far east at the church last evening. make disposition of the cases this afternoon. George'Henry Lee was arrested at 2i30 o'clock this morning, by Officer J. F. Caldwell at Thirteenth avenue and Eighteenth street on a charge of being a dangerous and suspicious person. Carl Kallne and William Russell were arrested on the charge of being suspicious persons at Fourth avenue and Fourth street at 1 o'clock this morning by Officer Lee Aurandt. The men hail from Brooklyn, N. Y. Clalr Brady ^yas arrested at 3.40 o'clock Sunday afternoon by Sergeanl C. C. Mock and Officer W. H. Aiilt on n cliarge of drunkenness. It is alleged .. he was driving an automobile at .tii.? time. Sergeant Mock and Officers Gal Swanger, S. L. Boyer and A. G. Fluff at 12.30 o'clock yesterday afternoon raided a party on the commons at Eleventh avenue and Twenty-seventh street .and arrested Ed Doran, Paul Deldjuka, William Nixon, T. L. .Wicker, Joe Donley, ffVincent Miller, Pat Donnelly, John Whetstone. William Mills and Ed 'Donnelly, all of whom are charged with being drunk and disorderly. John Kirsh was arrested on a drunk and disorderly charge at Eleventh j avenue and Seventeenth street at 9 o'clock Sunday morning by Officers Swanger and Summers on a charge- of being drunk and disorderly. Howard Banks was arrested at 11.45 o'clock Saturday night at Second avenue and Seventh street on a charge of drunk and disorderly. H. Burkholder was arrested at Eighth avenue and Seventeenth street at 11.15 o'clock Saturday night on a charge of being a dangerous and suspicious person, by Captain- B. F. Miller and a squad of officers. Captain Miller, Sergeant Mock and Officer Briggs arrested Thomas. Burns, Herman Scherier and Earl Risbon. at 10 o'clock Saturday night at Washington alley and Fourteenth avenue on a charge of being dangerous and suspicious persons. A commonwealth charge has been entered against 'these men and Burliholder before Alderman Anthony O'Toole. Clyde J. Franks of Wllliamsport was arrested at 10 o'clock Saturday night by Officer Bartlebaugh at Ninth avenue and Twelfth street, on complaint of License Tax Officer J. O. DeBray LITTLE ITEMS OF INTEREST Mike Balgan, aged 53, of Coalport, a miner, is improving at the Altoona hospital, Ihe- man having suffered a compound fracture of the right leg below the knee Oct. 30 while at work for the Cambria Smokeless Coal company. The Women's Home Missionary society of the First Methodist church will meet tomorrow evening at 7.30 o'clock in the church house. Mrs. M. L. Davis and her group will have charge of the meeting. This 1* the time for the annual thank offering and a large attendance of the members is desired. WOMAN'S QUICK ACTION SAVES BOY PROM DEATH KITTANNING, Pa., Nov. 11.—Willie Akurd, aged 13, of Kitlanning was saved from death yesterday by the quick action of Mrs. Dorothy Painter, who threw a blanket about the boy when his clothing became ignited and smothered tho ilames. The boy had stuffed some paper inlo a furnace when his clolhes became Ignited. He was badly burned bul will recover, it was said. on a charge license. William E. of selling without a Brown and Walter C. Brown, said to be from Chester, were arrested at 6 o'clock Saturday evening at Eleventh, avenue and Fourteenlh street by Officer Fred Shaw on the charge of being dangerous and suspicious persons. At police court hearings Mrs. Frank Fox, charged with conducting a house of disorder, was discharged. John T. Fox, an inmate, was fined $15.80; May Little, $10.80 and Mary Rhodes and Nellie Lynch, $5.80 each.' POUR HURT IN WRECK OF CAR ON BUCKHORN One young woman i.s a patient at the Altoona hospital and three companions are nursing painful wounds at their homes as a result of an automobile accident along the Buckhorn road about 8 o'clock last evening. Grace Luther, aged 17, of 1525 Nineteenth avenue, is a patient at the Altoona hospital, suffering from skull Injuries and numerous lacerations of the face and body. An X-ray examination of her skull was made this morning at the hospital. Her condition is regarded as fairly good. Her sister, Helene Luther, aged 19; Ralph Flegal of 1428 Sixteenlh avenue, driver of Iho aiilomobile, and John Bowser of 1311 Sevenleenlh avenue were Ireated in the Mercy hospital dispensary following the accident for lacerations and bruises,' none of them of a serious nature. The accident occurred on what is known as tho "Devil's Elbow" turn. According to report the Flegal car, a coupe, was following a large van toward the city, when another car traveling up tho mountain, swerved Into his machine and caused it to overturn. WOMAN IS INJURED WHEN STRUCK BY AUTOMOBILE Hes Not In the Army Now " . . . . and no'cadet shall have a horse, dog, wife or mustache," say the rules of the li, 8. Military Academy at West I'olnt. And so, since the photo above shows Mr. and Mrs. J'nul Cupron, jr., ('apron Is no longer a cadet. Ills runaway marriage with pretty Marguerite CJIIlespic, daughter of an Instructor, constituted tin "automatic res-, Ifrnntlon" from (its class. Their courtship hud been carried on despite the rigid regulations of "West 1'iiliit, and It was only during » football game that they wern nblo to slip away to he married. "But we're awfully happy now," xnld Mrs. Oupron when the photographer found thorn here lit (lie llreslde of thu groom's liomu In West Now- liury, MIIHS. VETERAN OF CIVIL WAR DIES AT HOME John W. Harnish of 1707 Second avenue, a veteran of the Civil war, died at home at 3.45 o'clock Saturday afternoon of a complication of diseases after more than a. year's illness. Mr. Harnish was born at Frankstown, Nov. 11, 1843, a son of John and Susann Harnish and for a number of years after reaching manhood wWs engaged in farming on the parental lands. He came to Altoona in 1916 and for several years was employed at tlfe Fairview cemetery as a caretaker. His health forced him to relinquish the work four years , ago, however. He served as a membed of Co. L, 13th Pennsylvania calvary, during the last two years of the Civil war and took part in a number of the Important engagements of the war. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Eliza Jane (Tate) Harnish, two daughters and one son, Mrs. Grace Manley of Chester, Warren Harnish of Pittsburgh, and Miss Ruth Harnish, at home, two grandchildren and one brother, Silas Harnish of Hollidaysburg. Mr. Harnish was a member of the Fourth Lutheran church. Funeral services will be held at tho late home at 2.30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon with Rev, Raymond C. Shlndler, pastor of the Fourth .Lutheran church, officiating. Interment will be made" In the Presbyterian cemetery at Hollidaysburg. along Thir- BULLET, TOUCHED OFF BY MATCH, HITS BOY HOMESTEAD, Pa., Nov. 11.—A bullet, said to have been touched off by a match, seriously injured James Me- outcome of the X-ray Kinney, aged 15, near liis home in Munhall, and he was brought to the Homestead hospital where he was a patient today. A witness, William Papay, related the cause of the accident but the boy said he did not know how he received the injury. VINV AUANUOM-JJ) AUTO. ST. CLAIRSVILLE, O., Nov. 11.— An abandoned automobile, bearing Pennsylvania license number 240957 and containing a bill from Spangler's garage to R. H. Hull, 1250 Market street, York, wag found along the National pike here yesterday. It was thought the car had been stolen, Struck by' an automobile Washington avenue, between teenth and Fourteenth avenues, about 7.30 o'clock Saturday evening, Mrs. Bridget Callaghan, aged 52, of 1330 Sixteenth street, suffered a possible fracture of the skull and is a patient at the Mercy hospital. The woman was struck by a cav driven by Thomas P. Brady of 722 Fifth avenue, who reported at City hall that Mrs. Callaghan stepped off the sidewalk directly in front of his machine. Mrs. Callaghan's condition is regarded as fairly good pending the outcome of the X-ray examination made of the injury. BOV ST11UCK BV t!AH. Arthur Carr, aged 7, a school boy whose parents reside at 1815',;, Thirteenth avenue, suffered a laceration of the right side of the head, abrasions of tlie right ankle and also of thu left knee yesterday afternoon when struck by a car operated by Daniel Berry of 706 Crawford avenue. The accident occurred at the intersection of Beale and Union avenues, the lad stepping out into the path of the machine, according to u report, lili-d by Berry at traffic headquarters Tlie Carr boy was treated at the Altoona, hospital' dispensary. MERCY HOSPITAL CASES. Admitted. Lucy Lockard, 1005 Fifth avenue, rear. Budget Callaghan, 1330 Sixteenth street. Mayberry McKendree, Clark street, Hollldaysburg. Richard Foster, 315 Bell avenue, Edward Beigle, Newry. Maxwell Gates, 404Vi Chestnut avenue. Louise Thompson, 2103 Eighteenth street. Florence Reed, 530 North Second street, Bellwood. Jane Cupples, 1115 Second street, Ju- nlata. Gertrude Helsel, North Montgomery street, Hollldaysburg. Anna Culllson, 2014 Fifth avenue, rear. Mrs. Lottie E. McCube, 2215 Thirteenth street. i Miss Hilda Hauri, 1314 Sixteenth avenue. Mr. Walter Plank, 103 Fifteenth street. Mrs. Harold Merrills, and baby boy, 110 Easl Fourlh street. Mrs. William Nelson and baby boy, 2415 Beale avenue. Mrs. Robert S. Miller and baby/ 807 East Harrison avenue. Augustiri Storm, Chest Springs. George Murray, 70S First avenue. Mrs. William R. O'shell and baby girl, 304 Bellview street, Garden Heights. Mr. Harold Shaw, 219 East First avenue. Helen Plank, 429 Bell avenue. Richard Foster, 315 Bell avenue. AUTHORITIES TAKE HIGH HONORS FROM SIX BOYS LEGION DEDICATES ALTO-RESTE STAFF Following the observance of Armistice day in Hollldaysburg this morning, members of the American Legion, Fort Fetter post, No. 516, accompanied by Civil war veterans and a large number of .citizens, went to Alto Reste cemetery where the Legion flag staff was dedicated and the American flag unfurled to the breezes. At tho scene of the flag staff, whicl was donated by Meyer Abelson of this city and erected by tho Penn Centra Light and Power company, Rev. J. E Strine, pastor of the Hollidaysburj, Church of God, deliver 1 the invocation which was followed by two minutes of silent memory after which Dr, G. C. Robb of Altoona was introduced and devilered a short address of welcome and then introduced Hon. Thomas C. Hare of this city who presented the flag staff to the Legion, which was accepted by the post commander, J. Calvin Lang, Jr. During the playing of "The Stai Spangled Banner" by the Hollldays- burg High school band, three veterans of the Civil war, D. M. Lot/., Lev! Leedom and H. T. Stil'fler, hauled up the American Hag. George G. Patterson delivered the Legion address, speaking of' the organization as one of good will, fostering good will In tho community, in the nation and among nations. "America" was sung, accompanied by tho High school band, and tho occasion was fur- thero honored by the presence of members of Charles R. Rowan post of this city and' their drum and buglo corps Rev. T. Stacy Capers pronounced tho benediction. DIRECTORS ARE NAMED IN MASS FOOTBALL PORTERSV1LLE, Cal., Nov. 11.— Six Portersville youlhs whose names liler- ally hav; been higher lhan any others in the Uiiiled States, today stood shorn of their "honor." Leonard Longly, Rex Williams, Rudolph Lumley, Carter Saunders, Worth Ramey and Irval Carter more than a year ago painted their names in black on thu highest rock of Mt. Whitney, 1,502 feet altiludo and the highest peak in the United Slates. l«'or the past year the few hardy climbers who reached the peak's top I had been witness to the boys' leal. ARMS REDUCTION URGEDBY BORAH Senate Foreign Committee Chairman, In Armistice Day •Message Says "Armed World Is a Fighting World." S'riiiilor Uilllnin 10. Itorali, chairman of the KOMiife foreign committee, IIIIB written for the United 'J'ri'MS a brief article on the peace outlook on this' the anniversary of this imnlstlc. In the World war. Ills views itKsiimn unusual Impor- InMCC. In view of hlx commiitidlnt? position In (he soimto of the forthcoming arms conferi-nce In London. The article follows: Uy SENATOR WILLIAM K. UOltAlI, (Written for United Press.) (Copyright, 1921), by United Press.) WASHINGTON, D. C., Nov. 11.—Tho soldiers are leaving the Rhine; debts ind reparations have been adjusted; i pact has been signed by all nations renouncing war as an arbiter in in- ..ernatlonai controversies. These are jroal movements In the direction of world peace. They give Homo assurance that nations are approaching the Lime when they shall have respect for law. Armistice day in the year 1920 is rich In assurance, therefore, of [)ea.ce. But the real test Is soon to come. Will we put away some of these vast armaments which are not for peace jut for war? In view of all of our :>rotestatlotiM for peace, are we not willing to seal our faith with our deeds ind reduce the stupendous machines fit for nothing on earth except to do .hat which we profess we are not gong to do? An armed world Is a Ightlng world. And peace pacts, whatever may be their terms' or how universal their applieatl >n, will not make t otherwise. If the nations are not willing to reduce drastically their Implements of war, we cannot hope to realize what tho peace pacts imply. It is often said that war between Great Britain and the'United States s "unthinkable." That is lllmsy and Jaded rhetoric. We give plenty of proof that war between the United States and Great Britain Is thinkable [ind that we are thinking about It constantly while building and maintaining ami continuing to increase the most formidable navies in the world. Armistice, therefore, should be a day for renewed efforts In the cause of peace, ns well as a day for rejoicing over achievements already recorded. The world has no need of the stupendous armaments now burdening the people of every nation under tho sun. And the people of the world- should organize and direct public opinion to the end that these armaments be reduced. That would not only be evidence of our faith, but an incalculable blessing to humanity. DEMAND FOR PLAN TO PUT END TO WAR (Continued from Pago 1.) of world peace and Insurance against war. The phrase, "a. war to end war", revived by tho cynical In the years Immediately following tho armistice, as squabbles aroso between nations and the larger powers wnro too enfeebled to compel tranquillity by tho use ot either moral or economic 1 force. But successive steps for war prevention havo been taken ever .since the discard o£ tho Isolationist policies which wero thought to bo America's purpose in rejecting t.hn league covenant. Relatively little Is heard about the league, but a great deal about "international cooperation", so much so that this phrase may bo regarded as lha embodiment of American policy. Tho activity of tho American government in tho councils of tho world hits given Europe particularly renewed hopo that a concert of powers can In reality function as a preventive of war. Tho Hoover-MacUonald understanding Included two powers—Great Britain and the United States. It looks toward tho solution of problems In the Atlantic. It Is not always remembered but them is a four-power agreement with reference to problems In the Pacific. It was adopted in 1022 as an accompaniment of tho treaty limiting naval armament. The four powers a.re France, Great Britain, Japan and the United States. These four nations act- Ing In concert can maintain tho peaco of tho world by moral force. IF. thh London conference shall develop into a live-power agreement in- eluding Italy In the treaty, as seems likely if tho naval questions can be settled, then tho world will have witnessed the formation of what might in a sense bo regarded as another International organization for peace, work- Ing along with the league of Nations and Its covenant and treaties and adding to the strength of the Kellogg. Brland treaties as well. For the movement toward the prevention of war by all practical means that nations can devlso is stronger today than it wan eleven years ago, and each year of memory of the sacrifices made In the great war is adding pressure to the urgu for permanent peace. ALTOOMRBffiEHT FATALLY INJURED Mrs, Mayme E. Laughlin, Aged 55, Wife of John Laughlin, Dies at Hospital After Being Hit by Automobile. HORRID TALE OF DEATH IS RELATED After Surrendering to Police, Woman Gives Emotionless Recital of Secret Burial of, of Two Children, DECLARES BOTH WERE VICTIMS OF ACCIDENTS Detectives Frankly Doubt 36- year-old Pianist's Story— Both Bodies Are Recovered by Authorities. HOLLIDAYSBURG CHILD IS PAINFULLY INJURED Mayberry McKendree, aged 9, of Clark street, Hollldaysburgi was admitted to the Mercy hospital at 8.3D o'clock Saturday night suffering from a painful injury of. the left -hand suffered when a shotglin cap with which he was playing exploded, As a result of the accident, the tips of the llrst three fingers and the thumb on the child's left hand will probably bo amputated. Tho lingers wero badly torn In tho explosion of the cap which occurred as the child touched it with lighted matches, according to the hospital report. Tho child also suffered powder burns of the abdomen, neck and chin in the explosion. His condition Is regarded as fairly good. TWO ARE ARRESTED AS OFFICERS VISIT HOTEL Ill KT IN Al'TO Mrs. Nora Mentzer, uged 40, of 20C Byron avenue, Llyswen, was Ireated in Practice In mass foolball playing, to bu conducted under thu direction of thu city department of parks and recreation, will bo taken up at 4 o'clock ot: Tuesday afternoon. Superintendent W. T. Reed today announced thu appointment of the follow-* ing directors in four of tho districts Driving park, Robert Goodl'ellow Tenth ward, John Sawyer; Fairview Budd Miittern, and Memorial park, U bo handled by tho Junlata Y. M. C. A. under Iho direction of Paul Milburn The directors for Prospect park one High school 'athletic Held will bo an nounccd later. Each district is pro vlded with a football and the Ill-fit wee! will bo taken 'up with teaching the fundamentals of the game. CRACK TRAIN DERAILED; FOUR DEAD, FORTY HURT KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 11.—The crack Southern railway train Ponce Du Leon was derailed fifty miles norli of Rocliwood, Tenn., today. First reports were that four wen. killed and more than forty Injured. Reports to thu Southern railway office waid the dead were the engineer, Mi-email, railway moil clerk and an uni- dunliliud passenger. STOCK JSSIIK AIM'KOVKIl. WASHINGTON, D. C., Nov. 11.-The New York Central railroad obtained authority today from the inler- Htutij commerce commission to issue $35,U(i!>,'JOO of cupilal stock, consisting of 3. r i(i,6UU shares al a par value of $100 each. The slock will be used to reimburse the company treasury for expenditures already made mid to acquire new equipment and finance improvements. l.NMl'KKI) IJV THKATKK. Kirhurd Foster, aged 10, of 31S Bell avenue, suffered a severe laceration of the .sculp Salurduy evening when he fainted and fell while in the gallery at the Ml.shler theatre. The youth was admitted to tlie Mercy hospital fol- lowinK the accident but was periuillcil to go to his home this morning. A(;K1J WOMAN JIUKT IN I'AI.J.. Mrs. Rachael Keys, aged 7U, of 219 Fil'ly-eighth struct, was admitted to Visiting the old Mountain City hotel shortly before noon Saturday a squad of federal a,nd commonwealth officers arrested Silas Brubaker and Grant Yoi| on charges of possessing and selling intoxicating liquor and confiscated a quantity of whiskey, wino and beer. Tho raid was made by Constable Harry M. Gill of tho Fourth ward, and Collins McKeo of Logan township, Deputy Leighty, also of Logan township, and several members of the Pittsburgh office of lha federal prohibition force. Brubaker and You have both been released under $2,000 ball each for a hearing before Alderman Robert A. Conrad of the Fourlh ward. the Mercy hospitul dispensary yexter- I tin-- Mercy hospital at 10 o'clock this day for ii laceration of Iho forehead ! urn-ning .sult'erinj,' from a possible frar- sufl'ered in a collusion of automobile. Two skin tclips were required lo close the wound, lure of the right hip rci-civvd in a fall at. her home yesterday. An X-ray examination o£ the injury is being made. I Al.TOONA m.HI'KNSAUY. William Marks, aged 7, of 1-113 Fifth avenue, Juniatu, suffered a fracture of the left forearm, an X-ray examlna- -Ion has revealed, the boy being hurt when he fell from a gate, at his home, H« is the son of John Marks. Harry Balos, aged 38, of 2524 Thirteenth avenue, local restaurant' proprietor, had a foreign body removed from the right eye. C. K. D«yarmin. aged 31, of 1339 Fourlh avenue, TSo.nl Junla'.ii, was given treatment. In Ihe hospital dispensary for a head laceration. Alfred Mlgnogna, aged 10, of «17'/j Klghth avenue was Ireated for a puncture wound of the left foot. Alfred Lauver, aged 12, of Greenwood, wa.i given attention for u. dog bile wound of the left leg. Pat.sie Lamont, aged 19, of 302 Seventh avenue had an Infection of tlm left hand dressed In tho hospital dispensary. Mrs. Naomi Ralt'ensperger, aged 27, of 2-125 Fifth avenue was treated for u possible fracture of the litlle and ring linger of the left hand. An X-ray examination is to bu made. Anna Stoher, aged 2.4, of 2200 Third avenue was treated for a contusion of Ihe forehead. Hilda Hcl.srl, aged 28, of 1020 First avenue had a laceration of tlie right leg dreusiid al Uiu hospital dispensary. James W. Burket, aged 22, of 1509 Thirteenth avenue was treated at the hospilat for u contusion of tlie loll arm. G. C. Horshuy, aged 64. of 1018 Sixteenth avenue, a Pennsylvania Railroad bral«;man, suffered a dislocation of the lull shoulder while at work and came to the hospital for trealmenl. Hattiu B.-ilhui-Ht, aged 60, of 713^ Seventh slree'. .suffered a possible frac- luro of the right ring linger and came to tht- hospital dispensary for trea'.- uionl. RADIO "REPAIRING All Makes and Models Service Call $2 We Specialize In Radiola J'hone or Write for Charge. On Out Of Town Culls MAURICE S. KERLIN Dial Adv. Mrs. Mayino E. Laughlin, aged 55. wife of John Laughlin of 128 East-First avenue, was fatally injured on Saturday afternoon when she'was struck by an automobile as she was crossing tho intersection at Lloyd street and First avenue. The accident happened at 2.25 o'clock and an hour later tho woman expired at the Altoona hospital The machine which struck, the woman was driven by Leroy Alnsvvorth, aged 19, of 821 East Kettle street. Mrs. Laughlin was within about four feet of the curb when struck and she was hurled a considerable distance. Her death was due to a depressed fracture of tho skull and also t'o Internal Injuries. She died at 3.20 o'clock. She failed to regain consciousness following the accident. i According to tho report filed by Ainsworth at tho city traffic headquarters lie had just passed a team and then saw Mrs. Laughlin walking across the. thoroughfare* ahead of him. The report stales that ho then lost control of his machine and tho woman was thrown a distance of forty-live feet, the auto- moblhi continuing a distance of 120 feet before being brought to a stop. Members of tho dead woman's family stato that she had left her own home and was en route to tho residence of a son, Russell Laughlin of 201 Bast First avenue. Ainsworth was, driving south on Lloyd street at thoXimo ot tho accident. Tho injured woman was placed in the Altoona hospital ambulance, which was summoned, and was rushed to tho Institution. Alnsworlh was laken into custody Shortly after tho accident by Constable Clalr Young of the Third ward at the dlrtotion of Ihe deputy coroner, G. S. Kllnfi. Tho defendant later obtained freedom under $2,500 ball bond pending his appearance before a coroner's jury. Thu decea.scd was the daughter of John P. and Adalino Wantz and was born at Hagerstown, Md., Jan. 21, 187-1 She was u charter member of the Bethany Lutheran church and was active In tho work of. tho congregation Surviving aro her husband, John Laughlin, and threei sons, W. Harold, Raymond and Russell Laughlin, all ol this city. Thero are also Iwo sislers, Mrs. ]•'. L. Brunell of Juniata and Mrs. Km ma Craig of Lima, O. , Tho funeral services will bo conducted at tho Bethany Lutheran church tomorrow afternoon at 2.3( o'clock in charge of her pastor, Rev. H. L. Siiul. Interment will bo made in Koso Hill cemetery. Tho remains can bo viewed al Um homo prior lo Iho funeral services. NOVEMBER 13TH DOLLAR DAY AT MARCH'S. ONE HUNDRED ITEMS SAVING 25 TO 50 % ON EACH ITEM. $1 for 3 pairs 50c Ho.se. $1 for 2 One Dollar Ties. $1 3 pair Boys' Golf Hose. • $1 for $2 Caps. $1 for $2 Mufflers. $1 for $1.50 and $2 Shirts. SI for $1.50 Union Suits. $1 for $2 Cuff Links. $1 for 5 Linen Handkerchiefs. $1 for nice Umbrellas. $1 for Men's Khaki Pants. *1 for Boys' $1.50 Knickers. $1 for Boys' Wash Suits. $1 for U Laundered Collars. $1 for Belt Sets. $1 for Pajamas. $2 for Men's Dress Gloves. $2 for Men's Pure Silk Shirl.s. $2 for Duo Ribbed Union Suits. $2 for Novelty Pajamas. $2 for lot Men's Hats. $2 lor lot odd Sweaters. $2 for Men's Cordurov l j aiu«. $3 for Ladies' $5 Silk' Umbrellas. $3 for Men's Dress Punts. $3 for Men's Novelty Sweaters. $3 for lot Men's Dress Hats. $3 for Boys' Novelty Wool .Suits. $5 for Boys' Rain Coals. $5 for Boys' Overcoat.*. $5 for Men's Dre.ss Pa.ni.-*. $5 Lido Wool Jackets. $5 for Bath Robes. TEN PER CENT OFF ALL -MEN'S AND BOYS' SUITS AND COATS THIS DAY ONLY. MARCH'S, 122-1 lllli Ave., Altoona. (By United Press.); CAMDEN, N. J., Nov. 11.—Miss Hadys May Parks, a 35-year-old ianist, faced another questioning to- ay In connection with the deaths.and ecret burial of two children committed o her care. Detectives were frank in saying they oubted the story of the woman who urrendercd in Newark yesterday and ubsequently was brought here and put n jail on a charge of murder. The odles of 4-year-old Dorothy Roger! and her brother, Timothy, aged 2, have jeen recovered, the boy's skeleton hav-| ng been found yesterday by state roopers near Absecon after Miss 'arks had given them minute direc- ions as to its location. The woman denied killing Timothy, and Insisted he died from a fall down- talrs. Dorothy, she said, died after being slapped. Questioning- in Newark ind later by police here failed to shake ifiss Parks in her story. She gave ah emotionless recital of the developments since Allen N. Rogers, an insurance igent of -Woodbury, gave her the children to care for after his wife died ast April. Is Cousin to Mother. Miss Parks is a cousin' oE Mrs. Rogers. Two other persons—Anthony Baker, dlss Parks' common-law husband, and Seorge W. Parks, her father—are be- ng held here as material witnesses. Detective Sergeant Louis Shaw indicated that today's questioning would- eek to determine whether charges of attempted blackmail against Miss s ark« could be substantiated'. "Four well known Philadelphia .men and three from Atlantic City have told is of her game," Shaw said. "We, will not reveal their names because the nen need not be mixed up in this af- air. She used these children (Tim>thy and Dorothy) >and others to con- 'ront the men she was trying to blackmail. She would tell them the children were theirs." Unmoved In Her Story. Miss Parks was unmoved In descrlb- ng the death and burial of the children. She said she was afraid she would bo charged with murder if she told police about what she apparently considered the accidental deaths of Timothy and Dorothy. According to Miss Parks confession, she had been trying for some time to discipline Dorolhy and slapped her frequently. On Aug, 7 she had occasion to slap Dorothy. Miss Parks said the girl fell to the floor, but thinking Dorothy was shamming she left the •oom. Returning later and finding the child still on the floor, she tried to 'evive her by using rubbing alcohol. It was then, Miss Parks said, that she realized Dorothy was dead. Shortly after that Miss Parks moved, carrying Dorothy's body from her old lomo to ono on Burns street in a suitcase. At the Burns street'house she found tho concrete flooring broken in several places, so she said she dug a lole and placed the girl's body under :he floor. On Aug. 26 she dug up the body, wrapped it in a sheet and took t to National park, pouring quicklime on it and hiding it under some leaves whero It was found recently .by two children. Your Child Can Enjoy Her Music or Dancing Lesson and You Can Shop With Her Until 8 p. m. Every Evening at THE CHILDREN'S SPECIALTY SHOP 1415 12th Ave. DON'T PASS BY THE OPPORTUNITK Crowds Attending Going Out of Business Sale Enormous So great were the crowds Saturday night at Harry J. Kerlin's Going Out of Business Sale that it was utterly impossible to wait on everybody, even with the large extra salesforce. It is rather hard for an extra salesman to come Into a strange store and give the same service to the customer that ono of the regular men can, and we would ask you to be a little patient with them. Everything advertised is In stock for sale at the lime the advertisements are written but you will have lo remember that an advertisement must be prepared two days before you see it, it must be in the hands' of the' newspaper twenty-four hours before tho paper goes to press, so you see in Uvo days many items advertised may be sold by the time the paper reaches you. Play the safe way, come In and look around, every thing is in plain prices, ijo your own salesman, if you soe something you like make a note of it, and as soon as a salesman i.s not busy he will be glad to wait on you. Don't pass by the greatest op- poriunity you have ever had to save money, "the most outstanding sale W£ I'vi-r attended" said hundreds of customers thut huvo visited this sale. Remember everything in this three story building must go regardless, of prici! or cost. Think of your future needs, are you going to need new car. pets or linoleum in the spring? If go why not save now. What about yoijr Christmas needs, spinet desks, cedar clu-sls, smokers, lamps, pictures, en4 tables, boud-olr lamps, novelties, etc. Remember this greatest of all galea lasts until the walls and floors are bare. The address, you know, is 800 Eighth avenue. HARRY J. KERLIN. ..i,»j» fr ., .__ Adv.

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