Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania on November 12, 1929 · Page 24
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24 THfi ALTOONA MIRROR—WESPAV, NOVEMBER 12, 1929 URGING NEED OF COASTAL DEFENSE (By UniliHl Press.) WASHINGTON, D. C., Nov. 12.— Lack of funds is impending development of coastal artillery defense of the United States and It9 outlying possessions tho annual report of Major General Andrew Horn, jr., revealed today. "Practically all proposed improvements and changes in material are Included In approved projects which are cither under way or are suspended due to lack oC funds," Hero said. "An attempt has been marie, to o.i- tabllsh a reasonable program for antiaircraft defense and csl (males have been made to this end. The funds for the accomplishment, of these propects have been lacking. "The situation in oversells garrisons la somewhat better than In the con- tlnenctal United States. It Is hoped to have the lire control Installations for the. 10-Inch batteries on the Pacific, side of the I'anaina canal completed with money now in prospect. In Hawaii the installations for 10-Inch rides will not, be completed for some years on thi! basis of present appropriations. "ThR condition of material in harbor defenses, especially tire control installations, has shown no marked improvement, over (lie conditions to which I invited attention In my last, report. This equipment continues to evidence, a. progressive reterlonition due to lack of sufficient personal and funds to exercise, test, maintain and repair It. "For the fiscal year 1921, funds for the partial rehabilitation of this material are In prospect but only nt the expense of new construction which is urgently needed for completion of new IG-lnch batteries." When Par/s Watched U. S. Stocfcs Crash <iloom settled over Oin historic. Bourne, "Wall Street" of I-arls, as French prices swept to oensatlonnl low IcvrlH In Ihn wnko of tlm collapse of the American stock market. European money kings and American lourlsfs wern lammed side by side In the financial district, and above you nee anxious crowds awaiting tho floor prices from the. New i'ork tinkers, which were relayed to J'arls every fifteen minutes. THIS AND THAT. the Ellin Prince a private ward My im. TIIEOUOHK 11. A1TEL, .Secretary of Health, Pennnylvanln. j^r-i-iWO weeks ago, as everyone JL knows, the greatest break In its history occurred on the New York Stock exchange. Then it was that literally thousands of men and women, who a few hours before considered themselves rich, woke up sadly to tho fact that they were bankrupt. Playing the barket. 'on the margin,' they found themselves unable to meet their loans when the test came, and ruin followed. Money and health arc exactly alike In this respect," said Dr. Theodore B. Appel, secretary of health of Pennsylvania, today. "Bad as the situation was, there Is an inconceivably worse one in tho United States today. Where there were thousands manipulating tho money market on margin, there are tens of thousands playing the health market in like fashion. The end results of course will not be as spectacular us was the stock market crash inasmuch as physical bankruptcies do not occur Hlmull.ancously. They are continuous performance affairs, crippling Individuals here, killing others there. But the situation is none the less pathetic or devastating for that fact. "A large number of people, wise In their own conceit, Including the young, middle aged and even older ones, Homehow conclude that they can play health on tho margin and win. But it can not bo done. "Tho person who habitually robs himself of adequate sleep, a proper amount of fresh air, sufficient exercise and becomes a marginal player through late hours und exhausting and enervating habits, IIHH a day of inevitable reckoning If he persits in Ills folly. And It is likely to hit him out of a clear sky. v "True, hospital fees, undertakers' accounts and even doctors' bills are enlarged by such practices, but that IH little consolation to tho fellow who has played tho health game 'on margin' and has lost. "Just remember that health has its llxed and sensible rules. It may be purchased by proper living and judicious care. And it. can bo suddenly lost by opposite treatment. "Are you playing tho health market on margin? What do you expect to get out of It? Better play safe by investing in proper living, which Is the only type of health (Innnco that pays. Life In sweet. Don't kill it 'by •margin playing'." RTCKKH KKr.ATIVKS 1IEIIE. A telegram has been reclevcd at tho police station from R. A. Church, Huperintendent of tho hospital at Danville, III., In which he Heelis relatives of Lcroy Coll who died In the hospital there. In Manhattan at Speyer hospital, In rests a German police dog, recovering from an operation In which fourteen stove bolts, three nails and an assortment of carpet tacks wore removed from his stomach. The dog had rlck- etts and u craving for Iron. • * * In Bangor, Me., one George A. Powers sat on the. jury for thirty-three days. It was then discovered that he was deaf, and nil the verdicts reached during his service were null. • • • In Knoxvllle, Tenn., one Ralph Cagle, cosmetic salesman, writhed in convulsions, told doctors that he had swallowed his false teeth. Medical men X-rayed, could not locate the teeth. Mrs. Cagle, at that minute, walked Into tho room carrying the teeth. Tho convulsions ceased. • * * In Eyanston, 111., one Pauline Sta- slak smashed her car into that of Peter Fennacchia, backed away, drove off. Pennacchla left his wreck in the road, went to a local garage, hired another car. Leaving the garage, he drove around the corner, was again smashed into by Miss Staslak. • * * In Manhattan one Michael Shuster, aged 28, asked his aged mother for money to buy drink. Upon being refused on tho ground that there was not enough money to buy food for the household, Schuster knocked down his mother, kicked her repeatedly In tho mouth. At court, after being severely reprimanded, tho judgo sen- tenced him to six months. . "Don't send my baby away!" Mrs. Schuster screamed. Schuster will servo ten days. MUCH REFORESTATION; 34 STATES GIVE TREES WASHINGTON, D. C., Nov. 12.— The forest service of the agriculture department announced that 68,505,291 trees were furnished by thirty-four states, Hawaii and Porto Rico last year for re-stocking farm timberlands. Coincident with tho department's announcement, George Pratt, president of tho American Forestry association, long a leader in the cause of forest preservation, called at the Whlto House to urge increased appropriations of $2,500,000 for forest fire- fighting purposes. Pratt told President Hoover much of last year's $3,000,000 damage to the country's forests could have been averted had there been adequate funds with which to combat fire. Only $100,000 annually now Is available, he pointed out. Most of the trees were furnished farmers at cost, the agriculture department said in its announcement, although several states distributed nursery stock free. New York and Pennsylvania led the thirty-four states, each distributing more than 9,000,000 trees. NEW SCIENCE VISTAS SEEN BY FARM LEADER CHICAGO, Nov. 12. — Science is opening up vast new fields to industry which /nay In the future give mankind a measure of control over the forces of nature now only dreamed of, Dr. A. F. Woods, director of the agriculture department's scientific work, said today in an address before the Association of Land Grant Colleges and Universities. "A constant, deepening and refining of knowledge of energy relations is giving us a new heaven and a new earth, with possibilities of creative control only dimly realized by poets, philosophers and scientists," he said. Need of research Into the detailed workings of chemical processes and products involved in the living tissue of plants, as emphasized by Dr. Woods, who said scientists under his direction are now concentrating on proteins and fats, colrophyll, and other vegetable products. Expansion of research in pure scl- •ence on a scale comparable to the development of applied science in recent years was urged by Dr. Woods. SEEKS EAKINS' SISTER. A communication was received at police headquarters today from Elmer W. Roller of Milwaukee, Wls., in which he seeks to locate a sister of James M. 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COPENHAGEN, Nov. 12.—Scarlet sails for lifeboats, aimed to attract .ttentlon even If the shipwrecked oc- upants are unable to make a signal, s the latest idea of Danish shipown- ers. Incubators capable of dealing with 50,000 eggs at once are in use on a >oultry farm at Elten, Germany. FM> Trouble* due to Acid INDIGESTION ACID STOMACH —^ Pain Comes Two hours after eating What many people call indigestion very often means excess acid in the stomach. The stomach nerves have been over-stimulated, and food sours. The corrective is an alkali, which neutralizes acids instantly. And the best alkali known to medical science is Phillips' Milk of Magnesia. It has remained the standard with physicians in the 60 years-since its'invention. One spoonful of this harmless, tasteless alkali in water will neutralize Instantly many times as much acid, and the symptoms disappear at once, You will never use crude methods when once you learn the efficiency of this. Go get a small bottle to try. Be sure to get the genuine Phillips* Milk of Magnesia prescribed by physicians for 60 years in correcting excesi acids. 26o and 60o a bottle—any; drugstore. "Milk of Magnesia" has been the U. S. Registered Trade Mark of The Charles H. Phillips Chemical Company; and its predecessor Charles H. Phillip* since 1875. wwhy go out in the pouring rain to do the marketing? Take a short cut to the stores ... TELEPHONE ... It's Easier WHO'S WHO? LOOK IN THK TELEPHONE DIRECTORY BUSINESS and PROFESSIONAL MEN and FIRMS YOU OUGHT TO KNOW I ALTOONA LEATHER STORE "Outfitters to • the Sportsman" 1509 Eleventh Avenue Altoona Discount Co. 1425 12th Ave. New Aaron Bldg. 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Visit Our Bargain Basement 1417 Eleventh Ave., Altoona General Builders' Co. ?2U Margaret Avenue, Phouu 1)331 White Sand Clothes on Credit ^LIBERAL L I5P7-U- AVENUE , LESTER SHOES $1.98 £& $3.98 1425 Twelfth Ave. Send Your Washing LOGAN LAUNDRY Xhe Cost lit Small PHONI 7377 Bargains In Rebuilt Typewriters the H. W. McCartney Co. 1107 llth Ave. Altoona, Pa. N All Kinds of Dependable INSURANCE W. L. NICHOLSON Llppmun Bldg. llth Ave. and 13th St., Altoona L A. R. PATRICK Jeweler Eleventh Sixteen, Twelfth Street Altoona's Most Exclusive Radio Uous* RADIO CO. O.L..RICKABAUGH-HANAQ£fi. 1106 TWELFTH S7T L WESTMON7 BREAD FRESH DAILV At Your Neighborhood Grocer Westmont Bakery H. L. Wilson Wall Paper and Paints 1021 Chestnut Avenue FALL 1'KOVKS FATAL. HUNTINGDON. Nov. 12. — Jamea McEIroy, aged 70. died suddenly at his home, 610 Mifflin street, Sunday evening after sustaining fatal injuries in a fall down a flight of stairs. Ha had been proprietor of McElroy's second hand store for a number of years. Two daughters survive, Mrs. Roy E! Black and Mrs. Stella Commons botli of Huntingdon, also by two sisters and one brother, Mrs. L. a. Gribble of Altoona, Mrs. W. W. Strickler and Rev. H. R. McEIroy, both of Huntingdo FunSral services were conducted aiternoon at 3.15 o'clock from the'- Brown mortuary by Rev. E L, Manges of the St. James Lutheran church. Burial was made in th« River/view cemetery. . „

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