Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania on November 13, 1929 · Page 3
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Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania · Page 3

Altoona, Pennsylvania
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Wednesday, November 13, 1929
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i, t THE ALTOONA MIRROR—WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1929 v GIRLS ARE BEGGED TO STAY AT HOME New York City Social Worker, Writing to Blair County Man, Asks Cooperation In This Important Matter. Carl G. Brldenbaugh, superintendent of the Blair county industrial home at Williamstmrg, is in receipt of a latter from Elizabeth R. Butler, a social worlter In the employ of the depart- 'ment of correction office of the house . of detention for women of the city of New York. The letter, which Is herewith given, tells a story worth perusing and minding. It follows! "We arc writing to you to call your attention to a problem which concerns Pennsylvania girls. You are, no doubt, aware of the economic depression which was prevalent throughout the coal mining districts In your state during the winter 1928-1929. Low wages, I unemployment and financial distress always follow such conditions. Due to this, large numbers of young, uneducated factory girls came to New York during the year 1928-1929. "Unfortunately for them the closed dance halls, restaurants and night clubs offer .alluring positions with more pay than the factories can offer. Such occupations are, however, fraught with dangers which the young Pennsylvania, girl may not realize until she is brought into conflict with the law. Some figures from the records at the Jefferson market prison will Impress upon you the seriousness of this problem. These figures apply to the .onths from February to August, 1929. "First—Twenty Pennsylvania girls were arrested and held at the prison. "Second—Fifteen, or 75 per cent, of these girls were under 21 years of age. "Third—These girls are ignprant; 85 per cent of them never went beyond the eighth grade. "Fourth—Eighteen, or 90 per cent, of them had been In New York less than ten months; fifteen, or 75 per cent, of them had been In New York less than five months, when arrested. "Fifth—Sixty per cent of them came from broken homes—with one or bo'th parents dead. "Sixth—Twelve, or 60 per cent, of them were arrested on a charge of prostitution. The remainder were arrested on various charges; most of them, are arrested In groups of two. "Seventh—"Most of these girls were employed in the occupations named above, or were unemplyed when they were arrested. "These Pennsylvania girls form 16 per cent of all of the minors who have been held at the - prison during this period. "We are . Interested In protecting minors, as far as possible, as a part of our general preventive work in this field. We feel that it is far better for young Pennsylvania girls to remain at home. Probably three out of four of them who come to New York get into difficulties sooner or later. We are asking you to, bring the contents of this letter to the attention of'all the welfare agencies, the Y, W-. C. A. and other working girl's organizations, the ministers of the various churches, and the editor of the newspaper in you ctiy. We hope, that, as a result of your cooperation In this matter, we shall cease, in our prisons, courts and reformatories in New York state, to be faced with the problems of the Pennsylvania minors. , X ' ARMOUR Si CO. ACQUIRES BIG PITTSBURGH CONCERN PITTSBURGH, Nov. 13.— The vice president's office of the Pittsburgh Provision & Packing Co. confirmee rumors that the entire business 01 the concern has been acquired by Armour & Co. of Chicago, to become effective Dec. 1, 1929. The financial arrangement for the transaction has not yet been arranged, It was said. It was rumored the deal Involved millions of .dollars. The Pittsburgh Provision • & Pack- Ing Co. has "branches in Johnstown Cumberland and other Pennsylvania cities. Crossword Puzzle ,43 To leave out. 44 Preceding night. 45 Joilniey. 40 Woven string. 47 Scarlet. HORIZONTAL 1 To di'ivc in. 3 Wrath. 8 Tree. J 2 Pitcher. 13 To put on. 14 To redact. 15 Singing voice. •** Brink, 10 Aurora. 17 Rodent. 18 To vilify. SJ1 Done by hand. 24 Itinerant. 28 Excuse. 20 To hate. 30 To abominate. 32 Equable. ~ 33 More willing. 35 Granted facts. ,38 Seed, bag; GO 100 sq.- rods. VERTICAL 1 Beverage. 2 Shoemaker's tool. 3 Encountered. 4 To bulge; 5 Pattern. 6 A cross. YESTERDAY'S AX8AVER Hiiiiiiiii ssrara ] IS III! [ ®S]@ l HHllBU 7 To follow. 8 To a-c-ccho. 0 Stirv ,10 Scsnme. ll'Supped. 10 To lift. up. . 20 BpV. 2K'imy. 22 Beer. .2.1 Insect's egg. 25 Exclamation, 20 To b'ow. 27 To attempt, .31 Candle, ,32 Took the : part of. 34 Pigeon. 35 Period. 36 Wine vessel. 37 To careen. 42 Sooner MACHINERY INQUIRIES HOLDING AT EVEN, LEVEL NEW .YORK, Nov. 13.—Inquiries are holding up well in the machine-tool and machinery industries throughout the country, 'sectional reports received in , the past week indicating a steady demand for all types of machine tools, American Machinist reports. Aircraft manufacturers all over the country are beginning to buy actively. The needs of this industry give promise of substantial business in the future. With the' exception of a 10 per cent increase in one line of turret lathes prices are unchanged and deliveries are showing a slight tendency to improve. Some lines have deliveries varying frdm six to eight weeks. Modern used tools for early delivery continue In good demand. Practically no change has developed in the New York market in the past week. Conditions here are reported as entirely satisfactory. With inquiries on the increase and definite commitments being made by the aircraft industry, New England is optimistic about future business in machinery and machine tools. Cincinnati's report Is favorable and Indicates that demand here picked up during the week. Railroad orders are coming 'in to the Chicago market but business In this center is reported as static. Detroit's inactive market is still attributable to curtailment of automotive production. Indianapolis and southern district conditions remain as they were In the preceding week and indications point to no Immediate change. Canadian prairie provinces are at present the principal buyers of industrial machinery. HARDWARE TRADE STILL IN HEALTHY CONDITION NAMED BY GOVERNOR. HARRISBURG, Nov. 13.—Appointment of George Morgan as justice of the peace In Wheatland borough, Mercer c'ounty, was announced today by Governor Fisher. He succeeds Alfred H. Lloyd, deceased. TONIGHT THE REGULAR WEDNESDAY PROGRAM V FORKSTCRS The fnmons Bylvonln (innrtctte —mid the nll-Dlnr Sylvnnln nrclicntrn. Happy harmonics. Tonight At 8.30 Eastern Slumlord. Leonard Miller &. Son Exclusive Distributor* SVLVANIA RADIO TUBES Altoona District, Altoona, Pa. Supreme Tone Quality The Most Talked of Instrument In America Today No one but Victor could produce such a super radio, that the tone could be so sweet and marvelous. The climax of Victor's 30 years of musical experience, tunes at a touch. Absolute fidelity of tone volume from a whisper to full orchestra without distortion. Come in tomorrow and compare its tone. Sold on • Wolf's Easy Payment Plan. Victor Radio R-32 $155.00 , Less Tubes ; f Victor Radio Electrola $275.00 Less Tubes For 26 Yearn Wolf's Service Was Never Been Excelled J WOLF Furniture Co. "Altoona's Headquarters for Victor Radio" \, for the season of THE SMOKE SCREEN THAT KEEPS OUT THROAT-SCRATCH y CHANGE TO THIS SOUGHLESS CIGARETTE Of course you LIKE OLD GOLDS." Who wouldn't like the winner of more than 100,000 taste-tests? . . . But today, you NEED OLD GOLDS. For this is great weather for throat troubles . . . And it's the weather when you'll be thankful for O. G's. throat-ease. Its better tobaccos keep roughness and "scratch" away from your throat. OLD GOLD'S'smoothness is gentle and kind to the throat . . . _.,__„„ Play the "told" season safe. Take home a carton today. O P. Lorfflud Co., Bit. 1MB Better tobaccos make them smoother and better ...with "not a cough in a carload" IUJ> GOLD*»FAUL> WHITElfAN UOUK, PUM! Whit* ^w™» ™^~^"™_. .f •»*••* w* m^p 9 ^H^***1 WP^W^P* 9 WPP IpWMp^ NEW YORK, Nov. 13.—The hard- are trade throughout the country ontlmies to retain a healthy status, ccordlng to reports received from eadlng market centers, Hardware ge will say tomorrow In its week- y market sunimary. Increased ac- Ivlty In holiday merchandise Is the utstandlng feature of the current rade, while a. normal demand prc- ails ft staple goods. The recent wholesale liquidation In lie stock market has failed so far o retard buying to any appreciable xtent. Aggregate sales have been ustalned at the same levels estab- shed prior to tho stock crash. The act that necessities constitute the major portion of hardware stock* Is considered a favorable factor, which will offset any tendency toward curtailed purchases on tho part of the consumer. Mild weather conditions have had a retarding effect on the movement of winter lines, but lower temperatures are expected to stimulate tho demand materially. The credit situation Is fairly satisfactory with collections having 4. normal average. 2309 Broad Avenue Phono B7B5 YOU WILL SAY: e It's The Easiest Money I Ever Made' • $300 In Cash Prizes GERALD G. DICK PRESCRIPTION DRUGGIST "We Deliver Anything, Anywhere At Any Time." 1903 Fourth Street Enter The Christmas Treasure Hunt Contest ^it>^/&#nA£#i'it^i&&x&^ CUR SALE Just 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. END TABLES—walnut, finish with book rack, special, $2.95. FKAMED PICTUUKS — Special $1.00. LIBRARY BOOKS—large selection, taken from our library, priced at 2So each. DKCORATED WOOD CAN- J)M5S—assorted colors. Values $1.00 to $2.00. 75c to $1.00. BULL DOG DOOR STOPS— complete with leather strap, 12 Ib. weight. Extra reproductions of Boston Bull Dogs— $1.95. MKTAT, CASIC BOXES—for the office or home, In three finishes. Special at $1.85. ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS — large selection, $1.00 a dozen. BIRD CAOE AND STAND— assorted colors. A real value, $4.45. BLACK CONSOLE SETS—two candlo sticks and bowl, a regular $6.70 value. $8.50. BRASS WARK reduced to half price. SS% OFF ON ALL DESK SETS—This Includes all leather and metal sets. New prices, $1.00 to $15.00. ONE LOT OF ART POTTBBT AT '/a PRICE—This is an unusual lot of Pottery, beautiful designs. Only 21 pieces In lot. Make beautiful gifts. New prices, $1.85 to $3.75, PLAYING CARBS—llnoid finish, regular COc cards—3 for $1.00. Cambric finish—1 for $1.00. All Congress Playing Cards, 60c a deck; double decks, $1.20. Tally to match. 500 CHILDREN'S BOOKS— that sell regularly up to $1.00. As) we are discontinuing the sale of these books we offer the choice of our regular stock at 19o each, or 6 for $1.00. CHILDREN'S SCHOOL COMPANIONS—large selection—at % price. INCENSE—special at' lOo to •JOc. Burners, 15c to $2.50. WASTE PAPER BASKETS-* assorted colors. $1.00. and TCCLE 1316 12th Avenue 'CAREFUL ATTENTION GIVEN TO MAIL AND PHONE ORDERS Tots' All Wool Jersey "Twin" Suits $1.95 —Second Floor. KLINE BROS. Tots' Chinchilla Coats, Hats, Legging Sets $5.95 ^-Thlrd Floor. Girls' Chinchilla Coats Regulation and trimmed styles, sizes 7 to 10 years. 1C.95 Girls' Dresses $1.95 to $4.95 An odd lot of plain and printed silks, jerseys and kasha cloth. One and two-piece styles, wonderful values in a school dress for the girl 8 to 15 years. Belted models and trimmed in red, sizes 9 to 12 years. Plain double breasted models, sizes 14 to 20 years. $ft.95 9 Girls' Jumpers $5.95 Navy blue serge with Peter Pan neck, front and back yoke, side box pleats and all-around belt. Sizes 14 to 20 years. Kline Broil.—Second Floor. Girls' Rah! Rah! Sweaters Maroon and White Wheth'er you play or whether you applaud, be a booster to our greatest COLLEGIATE sport. You will enjoy the game more if you will wear the new RAH! RAH! RAH! FOOTBALL SWEATER, the season's new sensation. These sweaters are made in finest worsted and zephyr yarns, in beautiful new colorings, each one having a fool- ball or a football emblem on it. All shades, including your School Colors. Sizes 32 to 38. KUnB B ro».—Second Kloor. Dinner or Luncheon Cloths $1.49 Heavy all linen pattern cloths with colored borders, size 52 by 66 inches. Table Cloths $9.50 All linen table clolh imported from Ireland, full bleached and hemstitched, size 66 by 84 inches. Luncheon Sets $5.98 Extra fine quality all linen hemstitched with fancy colored borders. Regularly $8.00. Klliio Ilrun.—Lower Floor. Boys' Leatherette Sheep Lined Coats $7.49 Usually $10.00 Black and mahogany colors, womba* tine collar, full belt, muff pockets, heavy sheep pelt. The most popular coat for the winter season for boys 8 to 18 years. Kllim llros.—Third Floor. Part Wool Blankets $^.49 O Pair Nashua make, handsome colorings in large plaids, part wool, size 66 by 80 inches, in rose, blue, tan, grey, or lavender. Kline Bros. — Ixnver Floor. Men's Part Wool Union Suits, $1.50 Medium heavy gray ribbed part wool union suits, made with the closed crotch. All sizes 36 to 46. Men's Wool Shirt and 'Drawers, $1.75 "Winstead" natural wool shirts and drawers, in medium or heavy weight. Regular and stout sizes 32 to 50. Men's "Winstead" Wool Union Suits, $3.60 "Winstead" natural wool ribbed union suits, made with the closed crotch. Regulars and stouts, sizes 36 to 50. Boys' Par* Wool Union Suits, 98c Gray ribbed part wool union suits, made with long sleeves and ankle length. All ages 6 to 16 years. Women's Rayon Stripe Union Suits, 89c Medium weight, white or cream tinted union suits, made with the built up shoulder and tight knee. All sizes 36 to 44. Women's Part Wool Union Suits, $1.25 Rayon stripe part wool union suits, made with the Duchess neck, elbow sleeves and knee length,. All sizes 36 to 44. Bath Towels—29c Large, fluffy, bleached Turkish towels, with fast color borders, highly absorbent, size 22 by 44 inches. Linen Towels, 49c Pure, all linen, huck towels, neatly hemstitched, si/e 18 by 32 " 1C ' le8> Kline Uro».—Lower Moor. Winter Underwear for All the Family Women's Vests and Bloomers, 59c & 69c Medium weight rayon stripe knit vests and bloomers to match. Vests are made with built-up shoulder. All sizes 36 to 50. Children's Waist Union Suits, 69c Gray ribbed union suits, made with the pauty waist bulton attached. All ages 2 to .12 years. Children's Part Wool Union Suits, 98c Rayon sliipc part wool union suits, made with short sleeves and knee length. Pauly waist button attached. All ages 2 to 12 years. KUuti Bros.—Muln How.

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