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TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 1030. DATDT COtTRtEJR. CONNELLS VTL11.E, PA'. PAGE FIVE. ALFONSO'S REIGN IN TROUBLED SPAIN MAY BE NEAR END Karly Retirement of Dictator Rivera Presages Crisis For the King. DIFFICULTiES ARE NUMEROUS I m p o r t a n t b u t corn-plicated oventa .ire t a k i n g place In Spain, as the cul- m i n a t i o n of more than six years ot i!c- tsUorithip under Premier Primo I» (Uvera, tho "Spanish Mussolini." How t h o y arose nnd what t h e y are expected to lead to aro ioiitt w i t h In a scries of ihrce articles by John »o Oandt, chief of tho .Madrid Bureau of the U n i t e d Press. Tho first urtlclo follows: By JOHN DE GAN-DT ' U n i t e d Press Staff Correspondent. MADRID, Jan. 7.--Asfter holding the reins of government ae dictator of Spain for srx years and tour months, Premier Primo He Rivera Is teced with a, political crisis which it is believed pvc«age« the early decline o! his regime and which may lead, among other things, to' the abdication ot King Alfonso. Tho premier, in a statement e*- ciusivcly to the United Press today, discussed in some de'tail the methpd by which he hopes to end his dictator- chip In Spain. The National Conciliative Assembly, ho said, w i l l dinettes whether he country IB to 1 h a v e a one-chamber; or two-chamber py.'-tem, no 1n the past. Tho premier, f o l l o w i n g these die'cue- flons, plane to take lilri subsequent program to Kin;: Alfonso for acceptance or rejection. The statement by Do Ktvora f o l lows : "Up to now 1 have submitted for the approval of tho king merely a political plan for the els months of life that remain to tho National Assembly, which will convene J a n u a r y 27, and (liscuf-6 before t h e middle o£ J u n o laws regarding public order, the jiress and public associations. "The project for a new constitution w i l l be w i t h d r a w n and tho Assembly will diecufts m u t t e r s referring to the p a r l i a m e n t a r y system, including whether this should be "bicameral or uuicamoral. "The great league of citizenry k n o w n ae tho Patriotic Union, organ- ixed and presided oved by me, will be reorganised and w i l l elect it« provincial and local chiefs. "1 realize t h e d i c t a t o r s h i p cannot be e t e r n a l , a.nd 1f I succeed in f o r m i n g a jrovornni-enl, of order t h a t w i l l not joopunli/.o i!'-; masnilic.cnt wovk, 1 w i l l r c u i g n t i i c p u n or w h i c i i t h e k i n g a m i d i r l a t o i ' T i h l p IKH'O c o n f e r r e d on rric- and w i l l r«.f a I n - i p l i m e , us my h e a l t h demand;-'. "If c o n f r o n t ! d w i t h o t h r r horizons, coHtinKi.-Ju-ir.M or potwibilities, I w i l l f u l f i l l m y d u t y t o Spain." Two of the m a i n difficulties under I h e old ri-f,-ime o v c r t h r o w u in 1923 woru f i r s t , a ottly wrtr in I\Iorocco against the Moore who had rebelled against i m p l a n t a t i o n of a Spanish protectorate; secondly, social disorders in many p«rt« of Spain, because a climax i» iJie Harcclonia region where w o r k c i t j wero assassinated, lmnk« raided and bombs thrown by aimrchUjtri almost daily. I'rlmo tin Kivora. captain-general of t h e Barcelona region, {surveying this situation, decided to take matters into bin own hands. IIo issued a pronouncement September 13, .1923, equivalent to the proclamation of a m i l i t a r y dictatorship. Two days later t h e V:ing, who a l w a y s hae declared he i;new n o t h i n g of L)e Rivera's plane, wworo him in ;'.s president of a military directory. Do Rivera's iron hand quickly cuopped the domestic troubles, but it wus not u n t i l two years l a t e r that tho Morocco campaign succeeded and tho Kifi' leader, Abd El K r i m , -was d created, with the aid of the French. U o t u r i i i n g from Morocco, Go Rivera s-'trove for the political regeneration of the country. In December, 1925, t-.o slowly, did this program proceed, Kin;; Alfone-r* agreed to change the m i l i t a r y d i c t a t o r s h i p to a civi! ono. A f f a i r s t u r n e d eomuwhat to the \vortsc, however, and the dictator learned ho could no longer counf. on I h e support of a certain section ot the army. Acting quickly, howwer, in. t liaraeterfetic fashion, Do Rivera always was able to upset counter-plots. Likely lie Mould have been overt h r o w n bad his enemies not wanted timo preparing and had they been in moro c o m p l e t e accord. The acquittal of Sanchez Quorra by a court martial, despite the 1'act ho had admitted himself g u i l t y oi; framing a revolt against tho government was a direct h i n t that Ue JUvora Veteran JJelephone Operator Retires Miss Elizabeth Walker, of Newport, Ky., 64 years old, has Been retired by the Cincinnati Telephone Company after serving as tele- vhoms operator for the past 14 yt9rs. During that time \t is estimated that she handkd approximately U,OOOjMO calls. Mount Pleasant Vet aftor lengthy cabinet meetings and several talks w i t h King Alfoneo, t h e d i c t a t o r announced ;i few doys ago In; would continue in power a n o t h e r i a l f ye-ar, or u n t i l next June. ( T o m o r r o w ' s a r t i c l e w i l l i n dot . i l l ·with p o l i t i c a l e v e n t s of OIP |i;ust t v r ^ k ) mJ f i o l : ' I m p o r t a n t ' , ? i n j h e d ^ l i o;it r n i P M l l c M of l i q u i d a t i n g Uu 1 clic- t:ifr,r:!hi|,. i V a n t 5125,000.000 Loan. H K I l l . I N . J a n . 7.--The Berlin Muni- i p u l Traflii ' V i m p i u i y is n e g o t i a t i n g Special to The Courier. MOUNT PLEASANT,, Jan. 7.--At: the reorganization «t town council last evening. Dr. W A. Marsh was elected president. Frank L. Overly was chosen secretary and John D. Hitcbtnan, trcasiirer. ISlectlou oC other .'flU-ers was held over. Applications for s t r e e t commissioners were received f r « m George Malh- isis, H a r r y Holmes, Jr., John AV. Miller, John Cessorio and Nicholas Farre! 1. For positions on the police force t.ho following wero applicants: Chief, Joseph White, incumbent, and Clarence Whctzel; piitrolmen--Charles Ciriffeth, M. F. M^Cnlley, Stephen 1'ikovsky, Alex ,1. Uabiak, John D. Queer, Cierald W. SI umar and Gus J. Hoffman. The application of S. F. Hammer for borough engineer w,is also held over. Members of C o u n r i l WOTC sworn by Burgess S. P. Stevens, who :» beginning his third term. They were 0. L.. Armstrong, P. J. M i i l l l u , S. C. Stevenson, W. A. Marsh and K S. Dullinger. Mr. Armstrong was the only new man, and he comes from t h e Third Ward. The- old council had: previously closed its business. Injured by lUl-Knn Driver. Charles Overly, poven years old of Depot street was s t r u c k by an automobile almost. In f r m t t of his h o m e on S u n d a y a f t e r n o o n . Tho man who s t r u c k h t m went oi a n d l e f t t h e c h i l d l y i n R i n t h e road. A n o t h e r f o l l o w i n g picked up t h e hoy a n d look him home. Tho c h i l d suffered f r o m brush b u r n s and bruises of the face. ANOTHER WITNESS IN TAYLOR MURDER READYTO TESTIFY Henry T'eavey Located hy tlio United Tress in Northern California Town. NAMES MOVIE CELEBRITY headed by f New Youlc w i t h a sv!:d!f;iie H e a d r I ' o t ' U ' a u y C t - r d i t o t ? : : r . n i ) i i , ( ) i n j . Tli i n s i s t s upon w a i t i n g u n t i l tlu v :ial s l t u i i t i t ' i i in ( i c n n a n y is s t a b i l i s e d b.-.-:'i.|'i' ; - i ' a i t l ; i n t h e h o w e v e r . D i l l o n for a H l f ' j n t e f l n a u - I1.O1U1CU QUICKLY , r . o « t-flcn b r i n g * r e l i e f . U»cd OIU-.B ex-ery hour /or 5 2ionr* tt ehouid reault in complete cumfert. Hy FRANK ir. I:ARTU,OLOMKW U n i t e d 1'ross W! iff C o r r e s p o n d e n t . ( C o p y r l g - h t ItWO l.y U i f j U n i t e d .Press.) SAN FRANC'rS'JO, J a n . T.--Henry Peavey, second mi.ising witness in. the William Desmond Taylor murder case, was f o u n d In a northern California city today by the United. Press. "I am willing to return to I,os Angeles immediately and tell the g r a n d j u r y all J know," the young negro said. "I'll tell them more thar. the district attorney let mo toll the first time." "0o you know who kil.ieidi Taylor?" he was asked. "I'll tell that to the grand jury,". ; lie said, nervously. Mo had been awakened from a sound sleep. "Did you not cimfid-e in Dr. Thomas Pilben that--(a motion p i c t u r e celebrity was n a m e d ) killed Taylor?" "Yes, I did." "Will you repeat it to the grand jury?" "Yes." Dr. (I'llben, w h u befriended Peavey, is executive secretary ot tho California Law Enforcement. League. Tho person acuused by Peavey wus the one named hy Otis Hefner, another long mistflng witness, in an exclusive statement to tho United Press yesterday. Hefner, a convict at Folsom Penitentiary, was paroled in 192G after he had made a confidential statement to the prison board that the motion plc- [ hire director WHS killed as a result j of tho operation."- of a narcotic ring of which Hefner was a (member. Hefner said ho was w i t h ISdward Sands, the only key wl-tn-eis-s not cl. j lor.-ate.d, when tbs latter f o u n d Tay- j loi'X body. | \V1iilc I l e f n o r V story covered events invrnediately a f t e r the m u r d e r , including the identification of a woman he said he saw r u s h i n g from the bungalow c o u r t , Ptavey revealed what happened tho pr ceding evening while Taylor was s t i l l alive. "I'd been w o r k i n g for Sir. Taylor 1 as valet, for eight months before be . was killed," Pea-.-ey said. "He was my best f r i e n d . I ' v i got his plc.turo r i g h t j litTi.- tui my drc" -cr." j . ^ ,, r'nrmor K i l l s Sncotheiirl and Self. l-TKLUAl.E, Vn., J a n . 7. l),\u I'ui'dy, u youn;, f a r m e r , last iii^'!it i-hot. uiul killed his sweetheart. Alien T u r n e r . IS, a m ' t h e n .soul, a b u l l e t t h r o u g h i.U o\\ i h e a d , d y i n g l u « t : i n l iy. K - s u l t s ! Sur-^* '. ' V h ; i ,vou uso. ('l^-s^jifiol Af!;-i. i n Th.;-v J - ] y Coar^r. T2io cost MAOT COMMENTS ON INDEX BOOKS UPON WHICH BAN IS PLACED Jlcllgious"'IVritings urn! ['ratislat.ion.s of Bi))lc Forbidden to CENSORING IS PRODIGIOUS TASK By THOMAS B. MOIWJAN U n i t e d Press Stan" C o r r e s p o n d e n t JlOM!-7, Jan. T.--The 'new e-dition of Ihe f a m o u s Index of Prohibited Books r e c e n t l y published by tho Vatican li'olfglo!. Press under the direction of the Congregation of the Holy Office liM boon the subject .of many com- menlti ;ind mmy errors of interpretation. It has even been, published tliat tho Iniitation of C h v w t by St. Thomas a Kenipi. 1 ' and a volume from Hie hand of Kin,-;.Victor Knmnuel I t , grandfather of King Victor wore a m o n g the list ot books forbidden' to Catholic reader;;. Thees errors are duii, however, to a misunderstanding of tho Index, Svhich, It must be admitted, is not the .easiest book in t.ho world to undo. An n matter of f a c t , on. pfiiro f i l 3 of tho Index, the. I m i t a t i o n i« p r o scribed, hut the p r o h i b i t i o n refcrc n o t t o the o r i g i n a l work, i ' ^ ' t o a n in- adef|Uf-.le tranclation of I i n - 'j.Tifi by a. certain Sehafitiano C a 3 t r , i o n v Ati for the. work supposed to bo w r i t t e n by King Victor K m a n u o l II, tho work prohibited was not writUm by but. dcdictited to him, and is entitled "Monotheistic Alliance." Among the authors prohibited by the I-wd-ex a.r-e- John Stuart. M;ils for ids "Prlnclnlca of Political Economy" Bergs3n, Dcecartes and Kmanuel Kant. The Dumas, both father and son, are condemned, and their condemnation dates as far back as 1S63. Glancing through tho weighty volume of tho Index, -one Is chiefly strn_--k by the fact, that it dot's n-ot eoent to have been properly brought to date. Voltaire and Rousseau aro both .Indexed, out when we come to modern tirnori the o n l y outstanding namce prescribed nre d'Anmuizio, Bc-rgBon and Charles M a u u r a s of t h o Action Fran caise. Numbers of religious works of ultramodern character and scores oj? works belonging to the u l t r a - m o d e r n school or outspoken sex n o v e l i s t s pass u n - sc.athed. 'The; e x p l a n a t i o n for thi« is that in the- i n t r o d u c t i o n to the Index written by C a r d i n a l Merry del Val, it ia pointed out that according to t h e canon law all works which offend morale or religion aro for that fact alone prohibited for Catholic reading, and 'the- mu-ttor fa teft ,to the conscience, of tho reader. Moreover, in order to get. placed upon the Index, it is necessity to be "denounced" In a regular formal wtty to tho Congregation of t h e Holy Oflice. Eithi.T f r o m the- fear oC g i v i n g nece-ssar^' advertisement to certain ecaiidalous works, or because the reading staff o£ the Congregation of the floiy Oflic'C, cnrivnot bo expected to road all of tho published matter in I h e world, triousandfi of book« w h i c h would be expelccd to f a i l under the condemnation of the Church pass unnoticed. Among British writers of the eighteenth century, 'Melding, Sterne and Addfeon ar-o hw!oxe(i, wMle the earlier Sir Thomas Mo re's "Religio Medici" ia also banned. Owing to the enormous volume of printed matter daily tesulnV fromi the presses of tho world, the task of keeping the Index up to- data and -instituting regular -processes against tho various authors hns become such an Impossible one tht the Congregation of ('lie M'0,ly Office no longer at,tc«i'p'ts it. ' A staff at Joast 15 tmes larger than the present one would be requre], and a knowledge of some 20 or 25 languages would be neceeeary. 11 ia a curious fact, t h a t even certain, verfiioiid of life Holy Bible are included among the prohibited works of the Index. The Xew Testament:, according to tlie Vul.jrate, translated J i i t u - I t a l i a n hy Monelgnor Antonio "Martini, i« f o r - i bidden by ;t decree- datiiiR- ' b a c k lo 1 IStli. A n o t h e r version or the Bible i (raiwla:cd i n t o t h e 1'iedmontoKe j dialect in 1S-10 is likewise p r o h i b i t e d ; re.iding for C a t h o l U u . i S p H f t i Trc-fd (D Join l,»iuioii 1'urlev. | M A D I U D , ,Iiii). 7.--La Nacion, senii- i oflicUi! n o w s p a p e r , lodi-iy u r g n d the | Sp-inisii i;oviM-nnionl t n i n t r . r v c n o i n t l u l / i m r l n i i n a v a l cltsiirmii.ment con- f r r c n c o If -Mcdilerraiipar.. problems Increasing in Usefulness, Value and Convenience E YEAR 1929 was the greatest in Pennsylvania's telephone history. Eighty thousand telephones were added to the Bell lines in this state. Eig hty thousand new places which, a year ago, could be reached only by per ional visit or messenger -- now within the sound of your voice. Your telephone service grows in convenience and value as tjw number of lelephones increases. In :he past year your service has become more useful by 80,000 telephones, in the last five years by 325,000 telephones, in die last ten years by 615,000 telephones -- in Pennsylvania alone. : I N 1930 our plans call for an expendi- t ire of $44,000,000 to expand and i m j rove the telephone system, In the coming five years the total will be $215,000,000. "These amounts are for nev construction only and represent nev investments in the business. In adc ition, the operation and tnainte- nar ce of the telephone system in Penn- syl"ania in 1930 will involve an expend- itxi -e of over $60,000,000, and in the fivi -year period a sum of $340,000,000. Telephone service is essential to mod- en business and social life. It: is imp o - t a n t that it continue to expand to meet the needs of (he people of Pennsylvania. The quality of tht. service was never better than it is today--despite the increasing complexities which are inherent in a growing inter-communication system. These complexities will continue to increase. But they will be met, and the quality of the service in speed, dependability and genera] efficiency will continue to improve. There is no stand ng still in the Bell system. T H E J J E L L T E L E P H O N E 1 C O M P A N Y O F P E N N S Y L V A N I A Above is shown the 1 scomotive'baDt for actual * use by Peter Cooper, at Baltimore, on January T IB, 1831. (Kight) Piter Cooper, philanthropist and engineer. (Lowe-) One of the latest speei- I mwns of the modern locomotive. Note the difference in.size when compared with that which left Baltimore almost one hundred years ago. NO EXTENSIONS FOR FILING OF INCOME Ri (TURNS Collector ot Internal Rev MUIO D. B. Holner makes the following statement in regard to the policy of h e office in the matter ot granting ex; enslons of time for filin,; income tax eturns for 1929 and subsequent years: "It has been brought to the attention of mj' office that tax layers, apparently rely ing, upon the .-.rivlloge of securing an extentiiou of time for filing their income tax re urns, have failed to make proper effc.-t to file their r e t u r n s on or befo e the- due date. "For example, in many cases taxpayers, or attorneys actli £ on their behalf, have requested e; ensions of t i m e for f i l i n g returns h; j been the rule rather I ban the excei lion. It is believed, tluit. in these, as well as in m a n y other cases, tho del ty in filing the returns wa« ocoaslonei , primarily, by a n ( i i n d i i e exercise of t is privilege of the t a x p a y e r s to c-ocuri extensions of time, r a t h e r t h a n for m e r i t o r i o u s rr-Hsons. I n o t h e r words i t a p p e a r s t h e privilege a f f o r d s t a x p yers of ee- c u r i n g an extension of tii -e for f i l i n g their income tax rot urns has been abused. "Inasmuch as it is essential to the proper, ad ministration'of the internal revenue laws Uita returns he flled on or before tho regular clue date whenever possible, ami inesnr.ach . as extensions of time were intended to be granted only in those cases in which, by reason of the circumstances involved, the taxpayers could not have filed a timely return through the oxer- else of o r d i n a r y diligence, extension of. t i m e for filing income tax returns, hereafter, w i l l be granted only u p o n shoeing a good and sufficient cauee Cor the delay in tiling the return. "Therefore, it will be the policy of j this office to refuse to grant extensions of Lime except in exceptional caoes where it is clearly shown that the return cannot be filed within the time prescribed, by law, and no application for an extension of time will be coneitl-ered unless it is accompanied by ran affidavit from the taxpayer in i which the reasons for asking for an i extension iire clearly eet forth. la order that a p p l i c a t i o n s of taxpayers for extensions of time may receive proper consideration, they should Tie f o r w a r d e d to this office at the earliest lnte possible." 5,052 INCREASE IN 4-H ENROLLMENT STATE COLU5GE, J a n . 7--Fourteen different kinds of 4-H agricultural club work were conducted in the State last year, A. L. BakiT, state- c l u b leader of tho Pennsylvania State Collage,/ reported today. There was a total enrollment of 5,052, an incrcaeo of 4Sn over the 10.2S lirjure. Among the o u t s t a n d i n g ncliieve- meutfi of c l u b members'n'crc (hoso of Harry Fetter of Westmoreland county, who grew 7-20 quarto of strawberries on one-twentieth of an acre, and Clarence DIstier, Eiic county, who made a profit of $140 on one-tenth of an acre of raepbe-rrki 1 .. Swiss Invents Radio Garage Door Opener WASHINGTON, Jan. 7.---Press a little button--out shoot radio waves-and the garage doors automatically open. Tho Commerce Department reports a system for opening and closing garage dotfi's t h r o u g h the medium of radio waves has been i n v e n t e d in. Switzerland by t h e Neuf.chai.el elect r i c a l plants. Operation of the now c o n t r a p t i o n is e x p l a i n e d t h u s : "A few yards in front, of the g a r a g e the d r i v e r 'presses a button fixed near his scat in tho car which causes waves (o be sent o u f . "These waves are picked up by ;n aerial fixed on top of. the Karaga and serve to start a m o t o r w h i c h a u t o - matically opens or closes tin.; doors." Iroa Bridge I R O N BRIDGE, Jan. 7. --- Grant Reefer and son, iilfiy, were at Freed'.j Postofflce Sunday with the f a m i l y of Mr. Keeper's brother-in-law, Mr, anil Mrs. James Wlltrout. Mrs. William Olinger and son, Billy, were Mount Pleasant visitors on Saturday with friends, Mr. and Mro. Johu Grady of Ehvood City were here Sunday w i t h Air. and Mrs, John Craven. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Noakes and f a m i l y of Republic wero here S u n d a y w i t h xVlr. Noakes' sister, Mrs. 3ren» Gadd, Miss llcatrice Miller was in U n i o n - t o w n Friday v i s i t i n g Mrs. B. U Mooru. She also visited Ciyrie Moore, who ia a patient in the Uniontown .Hospital, recovering from an operation for appendicitis. Mrs. Barbara Forejt of Mount Pleasant was a giusst Friday of Mrs. Mary Tamonek. W. T. Bateson was a business visitor to U n i o n t o w n on Saturday afternoon. Mrs. William. Hay and Mrs. Norman Yothers were in Scotldale Friday c a l l i n g on f r i e n d s . Kdwnrd Prawn, A l b e r t T,. Trnxal, Jr.. of mm !"irlils« ;ml l/loyd Rice .of i ' r i t t s t o w n were Im.sinoKn '.'wjt.orw t o KboiiKburtf and Jolnis.iown K r i d a y . Blocks 7.-- A Seeks Seeker. SOUTHEND, Engi; nd, Jan. ship's steward w a n t i d for obt food and lodgings by false pretense; was arrested w h e n lie s o u g h t sV- conmiodiitions at the house of a d e - tective who was looking for him. Home. )!*,ver.v. 4 .ay yon w i l l find homes and liouie eltes advertised in our classified columns--read them over. Hankers Are :VM'j.\TiPHIS, Tenn., I a n . 7.--Ex-R tln barber.sljip (iiiiirl.ei; -enter the banltere' !]lco, c l u b . Such !i c l ' i l ) , c l a i m e d to be t h i v f i r s t of ilr-, k l i u i , 1 :u; lioint organ!/.!! h e r e e x c l u s i v e l y f o r bankers, w i t h j.O We have recently puv- eliased concrete bloc]c plant from B. M. Grimm, «| located on Measou Street. J'a r , and · ;.ui ui'-niah high yrudo, ;ilj sixes cojicretu building blocks. Consolidated OoaE Supply Company 17UO,'

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