Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania on November 12, 1929 · Page 29
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Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania · Page 29

Altoona, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, November 12, 1929
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THE ALTOONA MIRROR—YUESPAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1929 VALTOONAN TELLS ' ' ABOUTJIG GAME C. I*. Rothenberger of This City Describes His Experiences In Attending Football Oame at Point Stadium. By C. V. ROTHENBEKGER, Yea, boys., an' girls I wuz over to Jawnstown on Saturday. How I got over I don't know. We left the Altoona station, at half past twelve, tho some half-witted guy tried to tell me it was 12.30. Well, friends, we were packed in that train like sardines in a can, you've seen them! I was standing in the vestibule, an' if there's any boy or girl that forgot to tramp on my corns, as they crowded their way thru the car, that's your misfortune. Why, when I got home on Saturday evening, an took off my shoes, I poured out a quart of corn flakes, believe it or not. Well, to make a long story longer, fellow rooters, the train got Into the Jawnstown station immediately after the engine, in fact, as soon as that engine stopped the train stopped too, an' we all piled out, an' hied over to The Point, the band a playln' ayd the horns a tootin' an 1 the maroon, an' white a floatin' in the breeze. Boy it was some mob, the biggist that little sink hole in the Allegheny's ever seen. An' then the wind blowed, the thunder roared, an' the floods came, the second in the history of that place, an' the flood, the same bein" the A. H. S. oquad of football players, overcame that Jawnstown High squad, an' there was weepin', an' wailin', an' gnash- In' of teeth. True every word of it. I wuz .sort o' puzzled when that Jawn squad first came a gallopin' in, an' said to my seat-mate, "why the stripes? are them convicts coming out to break stone in the chain gang?" "No Rothy, thems their colors, just a matter o' taste." "Uhu," I sez, sez I, "so that's it, I didn't know." Then a band begins* to play, an' mee look- in' around fer the band an' seein' none, I asks, "Where's the band?" The feller looks at me sort o 1 queerly, an' grins, an' replys, "that's only the amplifiers, them horns at the end o' the field, It comin' from, don't be so dumb." Then they presents the A. H. S. people with a big boka *of . sunflowers er something, an' the flght is on. Right away that corn borer Stonewall Jackson Sonny Boy Milton, starts his stuff, an' he gets thru them striped tiger, like nothin' you ever seen. Well you boys, an" girls that went thru them .sardine cans know how it wuz, so I don't need to dwell.on that part of It. But let me tell you, kids, that Tiger squad put up a stiff flght, an' began to show their teeth, an' stick out their whiskers in the last quarter, an 1 then there was huddle down at the goal line, an' there seemed to be Bomethin' goln' on that I couldn't make'out, an' they all milled around fer a while like a herd o' cows, an' thinkin' there might be trouble, I made my fadeout. So that's how it wuz, dear ones. Everybody wuz happy, an' smilin', barrin the Jawns, the past wus wiped out. If this should come to be seen by the J. H. S. squad, by any chance, remember its only in fun, Toot Toot. Rothy. ' HARRY \V. KHEPPS DIES. HUNTINGDON, Nov. 12.—Harry W. Krepps, aged 59, a former Huntingdon resident, died suddenly at his home, 2318 North Sixth street, Harrisburg, •-Saturday afternoon at 12.45 o'clock, death being caused by heart trouble. He was a passenger engineer on the Pennsylvania railroad on the Middle division. He was a member of the Methodist church, Brotherhood- of Locomotive Engineers, Locomotive. Engineers and Firemen, P. R. R. relief, Engineers .club, Brotherhood relief and compensation fund and Motor club, all of Harrisburg, and the Knights of Py- thiaa of Huntingdon. Be'sides his wife, who was Miss Ida Heffner of Huntingdon, he is survived by two sons, John Krepps of Harrisburg and Stewart Krepps of Philadelphia, also by three brothers and four sisters, Homer W. Krepps of Huntingdon, J. B. Krepps of Altoona, R. J v Krepps of Lewistown, Mrs. Alice Klmberly of McVeytown, Mrs. Anna Kennedy of Lewistown, Mrs: Levi Prindle and Mrs. C. R. Murray of Altoona. The body was brought to Huntingdon this afternoon at 2 o'clock and taken to the Brown mortuary where funeral services will be conducted tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock, by his pastor, Rev. Dorsey Miller of Harrisburg, assisted by Rev. O. B. Poulson of the Fifteenth street Methodist church in Huntingdon. Burial will bo made in the Riverview cemetery. McucDonald Gets Greeting Political friends and toes hailed the return cf Prime Minister Rain- say MncDoimld to London after the history-making "mission of peace" which took him to America. The premier Is shown above, right, being greeted upon landing by Foreign Secretary Arthur Henderson, second ranking member of the British Labor cabinet, while crowd* watted outside the pier to accord the returning government head a tumultuous welcome. BRITISH CORONERS USURP MUCH POWER . By ARCH RODGERS, Staff Correspondent. LONDON, Nov. 12.—British justice, the lion of the legal world, is in danger of having Its tail twisted by a law courts mouse. The moMse in question takes the form of the English coroner. Tlie powers and practices of coroners in conducting recent inquests have had an unusual reaction among criminal lawyers and the public. Opponents of the procedure used by coroners dlaim that it Is contrary to the British principle that a person is innocent in the eyes of the law until proved guilty. The entire legal fabric of the country is built on this foundation. A coroner's duty la to discover the cause of death. But some coroners constitute themselves both judge and prosecuting counsel and make suggestions that would be challenged by a judge in a higher court. They may also ask questions which could not be put to a suspect by an investigating detective. The chief objection to the coroners' methods is that several suspected persons have been put through long public ordeals, and proved Innocent. The first case of this kind that aroused public Interest was that of Mrs. Anna Pace, the wife of a Gloucestershire farmer who was poisoned. After weeks of interrogation- the widow was placed on trial by a coroner who directed the jury to name a person they believed to have poisoned Harry Pace. At this time the police, despite exhaustive inquiries, had not sufficient evidence for a charge against the widow. Her innocence was established after a lengthy trial. The famous Croydon arsenic poison- ing case, involving several members of the Duff family, illustrated by the nature of the coroner's questions Unit the court's suspicions were centered in one person. This center of suspicion obviously shifted several times, but finally the coroner had to admit that there was no evidence singling out any one individual. Then came the Reading murder case In which Philip Yale Drew, un American actor who was starred in the old wild west days, played the leading dramatic role. Drew, a witness suspected of association with tho crime, was pointed out publicly In the coroner's court and in the presence of other witnesses ns having been seen behaving strangely on the day of the murder near the shop where the crime was committed. The evidence appeared almost damning. The coroner reprimanded several witnesses about wasting time, and seemed very anxious to get on with the business of indicting Drew. Such procedure would probably have frightened o. witness not possessing Drew's theatrical thunder, but the old trouper proved more than a match for the coroner when he took the witness stand. Under the coroners act of 1926, a coroner can with certain exceptions hold an inquest without a jury, tho most Important of these exceptions being where murder, manslaughter, or Infanticide Is suspected. 'In cases where a person has been brought before a magistrate on any of theso charges, provision is made for the adjournment of the inquest until after the criminal proceedings. But there is no similar safeguard for suspected persons, who will bo at the mercy of the coroners until the rights of witnesses at inquests are defined. IOWA BtllMilNO INCREASE. 4 DES MOINES, In., Nov. 12.—An increase of 97 per cent in the number arid vftluAtion of new building and engineering permits in the state of Iowa was recorded during September, figures received here today from the F. W. Dodge corporation revealed. The volume of contracts awarded amounted to $5,804,300 aM compared with $2,942,- 700 for the corresponding 1928. period of 1'RKED BY NATURE. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 12.J-Nel- son Brown, arraigned in court on a drunken driving charge, was exonerated when "hard elder," Introduced as evidence, proved to have turned into vinegar. ME CARRIES SCREWDRIVER. LYNN, Mass., Nov. 12.—Aloyslus Ferrier will carry a screwdriver with him for the rest of his life. He swallowed It In an unsuccessful attempt at suicide and surgeons have decided not to seek to remove it from his stomach. Better to be soft than sony Mistol Equip your Radio with latest scientific discovery tops sniffles— Hotu to use it. 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Good Helec- tion of colored stitching, complete with tie-backs. Just for this day. Men's Chambray Shirts Just for one day we will give our good friends our regular Oflc chambray shirt at a iipeclal price. We limit this of course, but don't mls.s it, Men's Silk Ties Believe us—some tie for this price. All silk and gorgeous patterns. Tha wonderful selection will surprise yofl. 2 2 2 for Women's Rayon Lingerie I ' Very Special 2 pairs Beautiful pastel shades, full cut garments of finely woven rayon. Just think, such a big value. Two pairs for a dollar. Unbleached Muslin 40 inches wide. Free from starch. That good kind. Fine weave and a special price. for $1 Men's Dress Gloves Have you seen our wonderful new llnu of men's gloves? Now Js the time to buy for gifts. AH sizes. CapeHkin und suede linish. Also boys' sizes. Our Best Milk Chocolates Everybody knows these. The kind that melt in your mouth. Fresh shipment, ten kinds. Usually 39o a. pound. To make inoro friends tomorrow Ibs. for T. 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