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January 15, 1930

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1 JLaast Addition _ , j rice I Connellsville's Biggest and Best Newspaper. The Best Advertising Medium in the Yough Region. VOL. 28, NO. 55. The Wnrkly Cunritir, K Ttie Tnlly Courier, I'Viu uncled July IT, 1871), ndcr! JfovoniT.cr JO. IJ)Oa. Merged. July IS, Itian. CONNELLSV1 LLE, PA., WEDNESDAY : 1__ EVEN NO, JANUARY 1 5 , 1030. Irene Schroeder Admits Identity, Denies Killing; Claims Dague as Husband TONY TWELVE PAUL'S. FOR ©- Blond Declares Third Captured in Arizona Brush Is Not Brother, Thomas Crawford, but Joe Wells, Former Convict. TRICKED INTO ADMITTING NAME My U n l t t J Prcs^. PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 15.--Throe transcontinental t'ui;itives, one of them a w o m a n ileoing from murder charges 1n Pennsylvania, came to the end of t h e i r trull in jail here today, the victims of a relentkva I ltd inn chief tracker. Tho wonvan, captured in a mes- ( l i i i f c wildernpsH, -with her two men companions, a f t e r a running pifetol biittlo w i t h deputy Khcrlffa, admitted today «ho was Irene Schroeder, w,uitcl in Pennsylvanin. on y charge oi muixloring a highway patrolman near Duller, on December iJ7. The. trio wert' captured by 50 inoimtod possomon last night utter a battle on the- Pirtiii Indian reecrvation, 'i' milc« from Phoenix. A chacio which elarted late Monday u.ght ended eooii itftor Ixon Sund,ust, a Pi ma Indian chief, had found tho hiding placo of the three, and they were d r i v e n to s u r r e n d e r after more Dian ff shots had bean fired. Sheriff Chnrlos W r i p h t said tho tliree wore Ircno Schroeder, known u-i the ''Blond Trigger Woman of lltteburg," her brother, ' Thomas Crawford and G l e n n league-, her Bw-eet- hoart. Tho mon said lh.it they wore .foe If. Wells and Albert Winthrop, but. tho j « o n u i n , according to Wright, aband- fuiod a pretense t h a t she was Mildred W i n t h r o p utul a d m i t t e d t,ho was Schrocdcr. Tho piirotiit of iho- three w«s startel from Florence-, Art/. They had kid-! napod Deputy Slieriff Joe Chapiuan! w l i r n hi eouglil to question them. , They kept him w i t l i them until early! ywilerday w h e n they reached Chand- I.T, Ari/,. Peace odlcorH, prepared for ( ifMr coiiring. wer lired upon from tho i J i p f i n j ; car. Deputy Sheriff' Lee j VYr::;ht was shot twice. | (·["ivmian w u a t h r o w n from the car, i b u l l e t wounds in !ii« arm« and across Five Business Houses Entered; Auto Is Stolen Pivo robberies, all w i t h i n a small area, wore perpetrated on the West Side early today- hut no great amount of loot ,was secured, aside from $10 In cash/iit the A u t o Service Company. In addition to that plant, entriiiK-e was gained to tho West Side M o t o r Company's garage, the AYuvcrly oil station, Perry flo.idcrsotrs reed store and the Council v i l l e ' Bottling Works. N o t h i n g of value was secured ·· I the West Side Motor Company. A few pennies were taken irom the- (ash register but the safe %v .is not opcmd. Loui-! Hetzel, m a n a g e 1 . said only cheeks are pen era 1 Ly ' received lifter banking hours anyway, and little cosh is ovor left about the office. However, a night w a t c h m a n w i l l be employed, be^inuiUK t o n i g h t , h-e i n d i - cated. A safe- in the W'avei ly s t a t i o n WHS wrecked The robbers used tools ne- lousing to carpenters vorkiitR at tho b u i l d i n s fn an effort to force the safe open. They were u n s u c c e s s f u l , however, but did damage t-« both the safe and tools. lOutranee through a window failed at tho Perry H e n d e r s o n feed m i l l , and a door was forced. Homo pennies were the only a r t ' l i e s missing. I 1'enrties were all t h a t was secured ! at the b o t t l i n g works. W u t r a n c e there I had been through a w i n d o w . About 9 o'clock last night tho automobile of Howard S m i t h was stolon from his garage In South N i n t h street. He c a u g h t a tUmpse of. two men who drove off w t h it, but they had already gotten th( cur o u t of the s t a r t he could BLEDSOE'S COUNSEL ASKS HE BE GIVEN CHANCE TO TESTIFY Publicly Ttequests Ex-Detective Bo Allowed to Answer JMnnle'r Inference. i POSTPONEMENT AGAIN THE ORDER S p e c i a l to Tho C'our'.sr UNIONTOWN, J a n . I B . -- A n t h o n y W. Bell, Jr., f o r m e r coiiniy de-tec live " as fined $100 and sentenced to the A !?- g h ^ n y c o u n t y w o r k h o u s e for six months by Judge S. John M o r r o w today. A process for Boll's appreheiu on -was issued this week on an old cha -go and the former c o u n t y d e t e c t i v e on learning he -was wanted came fi om Pittsburg to "Unioutown t h i s m o r n i n g at 2:30 o'clock. Bell appeared with his counsel, Attorney H. S. D u m b a u l d . The senteicc LANDLADY was p r o n o u n c e d on a charge of m o v i n g his iurnlturs away In the night lo escape payment of rent. Mr. D u m b a u l d asked Cor an extension oC 30 iiays in which to give Hell additional tlma Lo pay the bade rental duo Mrs. Kathryn Carroll Griffiths, Bell's former landlady, but Judge Morrow declined, saying that if. some of Tony's friends cared to "nomo to M l i e roscuo" It would bo possible to ' modify the sentence later. Bell was removed to the county jail immediately after sentence had been pronounced. ® VACCINE KEDUCES I N F A N T MOKT.ALfTV N E A R L Y 50 PEK (.'KM 1 Irene garage and had such, not S. J. WITT NAMfiD VICPRESIDENT ! OF VETS' ASS'N.I cii side of hie head. The three made their escape, from! Chandler, but abandoned thoir car j n e a r the forks of tho Santa Crux and ( i l i a , river* lo ta'u; to tho brushy j t m m t r y on foot. A sheriff's car w a s ; ( ios^ behind u u d Uie trio were- driven j to tho reservation und hommed in. "Service" i;lood!iound« were called f r o m t h e ! others w - tiito penitentiary tit Klorence and air- I'lauc*! circled over tho district. The i .xact position of f i t o two mon anl tlie woman was in doubt. As the possemrn searched through ;i ravine they were lirod upon from above. The (latfh of the gun gave away tho h i d i n g place which was lighted by Chief Sniulii.st. Ho gave the ilii'ccliou and tho g u n f i r e began. The trio lioti about. 100 yards, then cali/c-d tn-e f n i i l ' l y uf their position nnd surrendered. The captives were: handcuffed and 'irought to P h o e n i x where- Sheriff \ V r i g h t said h* o b t a i n e d the woman's . i d m i f H i o n of her identity. "Sure I'm Irene Sdirouder but I .lon't k n o w a n y t h i n g ; a b o u t any kill- ng," she was (tuoted by Sheriff ·'liarlos \Vrlght. "One of the men is Glenn TDaguc. my h u s b a n d , and t h e other is Joe I 1 '. Wells, a f o l l o w w o picked up in Texas," she said. Wells at first wa; thought to be i. W. C r a w f o r d , I r e n e Schroeder's b r o t h e r , but Sheriff W r i g h t said he hclicvccl Wells w.m identified correctly as a f o r m e r T( xus convict who was released C'hrisUn.is day. "M b r o t h e r is Ions "OIK." tlie wo- Tho eighth annual banquet of tho Penn Veterans' Association was ' h e l d last night at th diningroom of | tho First Pros byte-flan Clntrcli in (·reensbuTg w i t h IBS C tho 192 members attending. Tho membership iss made up of employes- from all ovor tho syst«m. W. S. Flnlar, Jr.. president of t h e W-est Penn 1'lle-ctric Company, was tho princlpa'l speaker. His to.pic was ho Apoko were Harry b. .Mitchell, president of the West Penn Power Jwvri Wewt Penn Railway Com- pan.ies; M. H. Bowrm'n, Jr. manager of the welfare- diupartmetiib oit blie AY eat Penu; A. N. Ca-trig-lit, recently elected vice-n,reisidcn' of tli "West Penn Power C o m p a n v ; and General Richan! Coulter, a director. Miss J, JB. Beam of Plttsburg was elected president of th-e association, and other officers a r ^ S. J. Witt of Connellsville, llr.s.t vi j '«-pr«sid«nt: E. T. Bras-hear, Pittsbutg. wcond vice- president, and W. S. Anderson, Con- nc-llsville. .t-ocretary-tteasuror. M.isa Hcain presided at t h - b a n q u e t . Kxccutivss of the c o m p a n y present from C o n n e l l s v i l l e incluffe.cl UnnW Durie, vice-p-residen 1 and general manager; Ernest U. Koos«r, superintendent of. transportation; and R. J. \Vltl, maste-r nvpchanic. HOUSE COMMITTEES BEGIN INQUIRY INTO HOOVER'S PROPOSALS W m a n :aid. " T h e y ' l l n e v e r c a t c h him." P i i t s b o r i ; .iiithorlties telegraphed t h e w o m a n . Hague and C ' r a w t o r d are liar^vd w i t h the m u r d e r of Brady P a u l . y i i e r i f f \ V r l K h t said the woman cou- .cndod she and Hague \ \ e r u married, U t h o u n h P e n u a v l v u n t a reports icribed DHKUC as her swcethearK The w o m a n ami two men, d u s t y and a l m o s t e\luiiisk»l a f t e r t h e i r f l i g h t .icro-is the count,-y, ran i n t o a b a r r i - cade of- western poaco ofliuers in t h i s J on Pago six. SiUXOTOX, Jan. 15.-- invostiga- tioiiii were ordered by two HOIIHC committees today into two of Hie proposals of President llooverS J «w Enforcement reform program The recommendation that United States Commissioner, be empowered lo try m i n o r v i o l a l i o i -i of tho prohibi- de- | tion law without j u i e-H was referred by the judiciary c o m m i t tee, to a subcommittee, for i n q u i r e . Similarly the I m m i g r a t i o n com- j u i t t o e jkuwei! aloiiK to a sul)-com m l t t e e t h e p r o p o s i t i i - n f o r e n l a r g i n g coiinolidutiriR and s«rengHn*nlng the bvi\lcr patrol to pre-n nl ijiu tp eisil to The C o u r i e r . TIN10NTOWN, .Ian. 15.--R. C. Bledsoe, f o r m e r Fayette c o u n t y detective and captain of Baltimore Ohio police,, C o n n e l l s v i l l e , w i l l bft r e t u r n e d to this county to t e s t i f y at the -.uquest into t h e death of J o h n F. Uonohoc, if the public plea of his counsel, Attorney E. J. Mcbaniel, made- yesterday, is heeded by Coroner S. A. H a l t z . ' The inquest has been temporarily postponed. At the close of t e s t i m o n y in the case, w h e n thp coroner announced the i n r i u e t t would bo c o n t i n u e d u n l l ! f u r t h e r witnesses could be s u m m o n e d and addlt'omil i n v e s t i g a t i o n s nu»de, Captain McDanlel asked thnt Coroner Bait/. potUion t h e court for t l i e release of P.lodpop from the workhouse In the custody of t h e s h e r i f f , to r e t u r n hore and clear himself of 'he i n t c r - cnce he waa connected w i t h tlie m u r d e r . "As counsel tor R. C. ISledsot- I I h i n k i! is only fair he should tn v brought h e r e for the specific purpos.s of answering t e s t i m o n y given by MI'HH Abel at I h e previous session cf 1ho inquest." said A t t o r n e y } M c D n n i e l . "I want 10 p u b l i c l y ask tin- coroner to p o l i t i c i the court for Ills release i n t h e c u s t o d y o f the sheriff t h n t h e may appeir here." Coroner B a l t x d i d n o t I n d i c a t e vhat action along t h a i line he w o u l d I P lu. 1 . Attorney McDanlel spent the a f t e r noon at Hie i n q u e s t b u t no f u r t h e r reference to Bledsoe was n i n d e by any Tho second postponcmcTir of tho Inquest cai 10 when, Coroner Malr/. declared: "There in s o m e t n r n g fn Urn case, an j n d e r c u r r o n t . Someone has been t a m p e r i n g w i t h our witrjesscts and wo w a n t to i n v r h t l f s n t o and find out who it is. Then too, we f e e l certain witnesses s h o u l d be here. Wo may havi to c o n t i n u e t h i s i n q u e s t from time lo t i m e and as before, you w i l l be given due notice of when testimony w i l l be resumed." Although some new t e s t i m o n y was i n t r o d u c e d , there was n o t h i n g of the s t a r t l i n g n a t u r e which marked tho Jlrst session. The six-year-old A l f r e d Koll, who has been broadcast as the ''key" witness, was rather a disap- p o i n t m e n t , lie d i d n ' t t h r o w m u c h light on the matter and would smile at C o u n t y Detective A. A. D o w n i n g when the latter questioned h i m , saying: * "Von ought lo know." He said bis name wits A l f r e d Beck. Beck is his m o t h e r ' s maiden name. W h e n shown pictures of various persons whose names have been mentioned lu c o n n e c t i o n w i t h the case be identified some of them. The first of them was t h a t of A. W. (Tony) Bell, Jr. "Glenn," be answered as he looked at a photograph ot Glenn Allum. Then he saw "Aunt Holeu" Hess and. "Jack" was his a n s w e r when passed a p i c t u r e of Ihe late John V. Uonohoe. He said ho had often seen- him at "Aunt Helen's house," Walter Home, 31, C o n t i n e n t a l No. 1, testified die was s i t t i n g In front ot a gasoline station at that place on the evening of J u l y IJO, d u r i n g which time Dunohoe d r o v e . o n past between tho h o u r s of 7 and S iti the evening. "Did j o u see anyone, else?" "Tony Bell d r o v e in 10 ininutea before and got gasoline. Donohoe appeared in a b o u t ' 1 0 m i n u t e s and went In the n a m e direction. 1 remarked ' t h e r e m u s t be s o m e t h i n g g o i n g o n ! ' " Home said he and two companions watched the automobiles and t h a t t h e y both went in tho same d i r e c t i o n . lie said no one was in the car with Tony Hell and that Donohoe also was alone. He declared he was positive of his identification of the men. .Martin Skelly, another of HID t h r o e j o u n g men at the gasoline s'.ation .-it C o n t i n u e d on Page Two. By U n l t d i l Press. PARIS, Jan. 15,--A special vac me, reducing the mortality a m o n g no' 'ly- "born i n f a n t s practically 50 per ( jnl, has been used in 211X000 exporime ital cases elnco 192-i, Dr. Albert. (Jalnr. tte told the Academy of Science tods ,-. So eucceesful luive these t r i a l s 1 een that Pasteur I n s t i t u t e , of w h i c h Dr. Calmetlo i« sub-director, ha, ere ite.U a special laboratory ior its p r e p ira- tion. It wiU bo d i s t r i b u t e d fre- to and u FIREMEN'S HEROIC WORK IS PRAISED AT ANNUAL BANQUET A l w a y s on If and to Save Life A n d Property, Says JRopre- Kendall. Three Streets To Be Improved During Summer Win- Department Will Acf h' Enoiiprli Pressure Is Ffrouplif, He W a j s. LOOKS FOR ONE LOCK DURING YEAR OFFICIALS ARE Troop 8 I Prepare toObserw Anniversary We ek P r e p a r a t i o n s h;iva beei r o m p Mi.d by Kcoutmaster J. M Koul'tai-d t o ' the observance- by T i o u p v , 11" J' ^coui ., of U l l l i i v e r s u r y w e e k i n F e b r u . t r j 1 . Tliu program out II tied b;- Mr. H o i i t h a r I K : Krkla}, l^ebrii-iry 7, b a n i j i i e at C h r i s t i a n C h u r c h , w i t h p a r e n t ' ;is Riiesis; t i m e , 0:1.") o'clock. S a t u r d a y , F e b r u a r y 8 - j V i i n i v e i ;ary X i K h t ; r e n e w a l o f Semi' o a t h , i u U l a w M . b e ^ i n n l u K at S: 15 P. Friday and S,-itiii'div, J' and ir and LG -- S c o u l c r a H eai-b e v e n i n g ft-iun 7 to fl w h i c h t h e There, w i l l · lo t i o u c to p u b l i c w i l l be in 1 Hod. be p a t r o l boothn, t »ern o a t h M bi u,ir expo; o'c-ioi badeO booths, and Scout d e m o n i r a - tions. N o a d i n i h s i o u r h a l R c , Sunday, K e h r t i a r y I'! at 1:'M\ \ M., sermon to Scoul-i by H e \ K N'. \ H , to w i n c h a l l S c o i i i t in i n v i t e d . At a rnceluiR oi t h e S'-oul Co incll last, e v e n i n g at t i n Chrl: l i n n C! m e r i t badges were a w i n d e d as l o w s : J o h n Mestrc'/at, c o o k i n g and ,iuv- veylus; Keith B r o w n , a s ' r o n o i n j and s i g n a l l i n g ; R i c h a r d Long, a l l i M f c s , bookbinding', s w i m m i n g and set j l u r .ship; fraak I l r o w n , scholars!}!) and p l u m b i n g ; Fred D c M i i t h , coo ,ing; W i l l i a m I J u r b i n , lite-savins and ook- b i n d l n g ; Charles P b i l l l | i p l , coi iting, swimming, b a s k e t r y , p l u u i b l n s and astronomy; W i l l i a m Hah I c y , co 'Icing and plumbing. Htar biulges w i l l be a w a r d c ! to [ Scouts P h l l l l p p i and B a l s l e y . | W, S. b'tlinmel, luombei of the com- I rnittee, made tho p r e s e n t a t i o n c -' ( l i e ! merit budses and .f. It. Moslret tt oC ' the exauiluiug c o m i n l t t o o t h e star badges. Rev. J J u t v , c h a i r n i a n « C the committee, addressed the boys, i. .'ging them to greater effort i n final tying Cor advancement, in Scoutius. Canon Hum in HosiiHal. Canon L. H. M i n n , r e c t o r of '\ ' i n i t y Episcopal ( j h u r c h . was a d m i t t 'd ly St. M u r e a r u t ' s H o s p i t a ! , P i t t buvft, last night for observation and -real- nient. To Condnc.l, .Services. Magic Sister C o u n c i l , U a u g h l rs oC America, will hold f u n e r a l se 'vices for Mrs. Mazie A n d e r s o n Folte t moT- ro\v a f t e r n o o n at 1::!0 o'clock t the home ai. Ijeisenring N'o. 1. Tbp heroism of the firemen waa landed by n p e a k e r H at the annual b a n q u e t of the New Haven Hose, Uom- | pauy T u e s d a y evening' at the, (jroen- ' wood M f t h o d i s t Kplacopal C h u r c h , f ' o v e r s were l a i d for more t h a n J O O m e m b e r s of t l i u Hose C o m p a n y , lMre- i ine/n's Hand and KUCHIS. i lu the n s H e m b i a K f l were l e a d i n g ' figures in p u b l i c life, i n c l u d i n g a ; f o i i K r e s B m a n , state senator, repnisen- i l a t t v o of the War Department, c o u n t y i and city ofHcials. It was snid to ba ' t h e larsest g a t l u j r l n K of d i s t i n g u i s h e d i vMilora at l h ^ f i r e m e n ' s d i n n e r , | C o n g r e s s m a n S a m u e l A. K e n d a l l .was t h e p r i n c i p a l speaker. H e d e voter! i h e i'oro p a r t of bis talk to the eulogy of t h e members oi tho firemen i who are always on h a n d to help save the lives and properties of tb-eir n e i g h b o r s . M r . K e n d a l l c o n c l u d e d his address w i t h a n i i p p e a l f o r u n i t e d s u p p o r t lo boost the* proposed canal- Undon of the V o i i g h i n g l i p n y R i v e r . Dr. H. D. Mluerfl, ma or of the c i t y , in d e l i v e r i n g the address of welcome, expms.sot! the hope thai t h e o r g a n - ix.atlo.ii \ \ o i i l d b' s u c c e s s f u l in h a v S n n (He c o n v e n t i o n o f t h e \ V f n f e r n P e n u s y l v a n l a Firemen's A s s o c i a t i o n l i e l d Three city streets, Included as sections ot the Pennsylvania State High' way system, will be improved d u r i n g 19110. ! At a conference between members ] oE C i t y Council and a reprs sentative i of the Highway Department at Coun- je,i! chambers yesterday afteinoon the ! entire m a t t e r was thoroughly gone ' o v e r and an agreement rea^-hcni conc e r n i n g t h e Improvements of C r a w ford avenue, Snyder street and Mor- j roll avenue Contracts w i l l be mailed out late i this w«ek by the Highway Department ! to the city solons and these will be A R/I/tMf" 1 O ¥ Tr" 1 CT"C ' su -' 3m ^'' e d- to tho city s o l i c i t o r for AJVlUl»Ljt VaUHiO 1 O j careful inspection. Then th»y will be signed and the m a c h i n e r y fur obtaining the improvements put. I n motion. Tho city will pay its pro i ata share of the Improvement where i'io streets ( a r e more t h a n 20 feet wide. The State 1 w i l l have f u l l charge of the work but t h e c«y may advertise for i)lds, subject to a p p r o v a l of the Suite The stretch between B r i m s t o n e corner a n d the present improvr) section ot East C r a w f o r d avenue v M l l bo improved w i t h concrete and r e s u r f a c i n g ; work w i l l bo done on b o t h Saydcr street a n d W o r r e l l avenue. · It (s expected the a w a r d i n g of contracts w i l l be possible by the l a t t e r p a r t oC Stay, p e r m i t t i n g Uir i m p r o v e - m e n t work to be finished I) 'fore n e x t w i n t e r seis in. T h e h i g h w a y r t e p a r m f e n t r e p r e s e n t a t i v e .suggested a "seal c r a t i n g " on , s t r e e t s , ( h e r e b y p i v i n g a lonprpr l i f e . ! This w i l l lie c o n s l d f e d b ' t e r , b o w - j ever. j The co«t of t h e proposec improve- i m e a t s w o u l d IIP* about $ M . o ) i ) lo C o n - ; t i e l l s v i l l o ;ind a p p v o x i n i a t i ly Ji;o,0(iij I t u t h e S t a t e are I JD C o u n e l l r v i l l p d u r i n g h i s a d t n i n i s ' t r a t l o n , declarm e , t h a i he t'e-U it «'aa able to a c c o m p l i s h i h i s t a ? k In view of (he fact t h a i the f i r e m e n were re" j s p o n f i t h l f t for the elevation of A n d r e w KIWANIS CLUB SUPPORTS RIVER IMPROVEMENT J , I l o t t l e r t o t h e presidency. "On behalf of Council, 1 w a n t to t h a n k the firemen for t h e excellent i d e l e g a t i o n of ( J o i i i i e l l : , v i l l e service that has been rendered d u r i n g ' ( h e hearing before (he a r m j A t ((jd.'tv'-s li;?K'he")ii o f t i e K i w i i n i . s ' ( ' i t i ) i P o s t m a s t e r \\'. s. lieb i n n a made a brief address i l i i r n i j ; whtc i lie b p o k n of the i m p o r t a n c e of l i a v i i i p a larp;e people at ng-inoers in PitlsburR on M o u J a y . He stated d u r - i Mayor 0 . I I . M i n e r d h a d i c o n desiR- J natcd as c h a i r m a n of a c o r n i l H c e lo secure ears of w h i c h it i; hoped to have HI least 3F w i t h an n'er.ifje of f o u r persons each. Pr«Mdein U'. H. Mclilhiney liis report cover ns the act i v i t i e s of ' h e ycau lil-9. ? ; e l o r m a l l y Peter II. W e i m e r is liif, suc- the past year. I w a n t to assure you o u r f u l l a n d h e a r t y cooporatioi iug Ihe next, season." ! Colonel II. \j. banders, Washington, i D. C., from t h e oilice of the. A s s i s t a n t ; Secretary of War, in charge of. memorial parks, likened the- Hreir.cn to i soldiers. He told of his work :u the j P r e s e n t e d s t u d y of m i l i t a r y activities, citing the · i m p o r t a n c e of d e t a i l e d reports es- ' ' cessor. S e c r e t a r y John ,1. Brady pre- Beciarinr, t h n t thp canalization or t h e Youghioprhcny River would lend to an elaborate i n d u s t r i a l expansion and provide a place for e m p l o y m e n t as well as result in loworint- tho transportation rates in the Conm-llp- v i l i e area, ConRressman S i t m n ' i i A . Kendall of Moyursdalo called 0,1 ilii people of this community to ipivl thoir assistance in tho matter w h i l e delivering the principal address Tuesday evening a,t the a n n u a l b a n - quet of thp. Now Haven Hose Company at the Greenwood Melhor 4 '-,! Episcopal C h u r c h . Mr. K e n d a l l , a staunch supporter cf the development of the river, said that the- War Department would n r a i u the improvement. If Ihe proper pr :sure was brought to bear. Congressman Kendall paid: "There has never been suoli n strong and united appeal in Western P e n n s y l v a n i a , and all over the c o u n try, fur internal improvements, such as river-,, highways and other imp r o v e m e n t s in which the Federal ( J o v o r n m e n t may lend a he-lpinn hand. The President of the U n i t e d States j has sta.ted in an e m p h a t i c mannnr to ( ConHTosK ib.-H Hi ere s h o t / i d ho l a r p o I r i v e r d e v e l o p m e n t for cheaper irar's- , p o r i a t i o n . t " F o l l o w i n g the Presirioul's f u ^ - j ; J t i o n . the people of. Wentern P e n u s y l v n n l a have handed t.ogethpr f.j. ti u , | river projects and the first ot br,,. j is t h e YoughioRhcny. On next Mon- burp,. beginning at 10 o'clock j n i i n m o r n i r i f r , w i t h t h e f n i t c d S t a t e s A r m y engineer at which meet in,-, larse d e l p R a t i o n s w i l l b R m a l t ' - n d - .-ime from v a r i o u s c o m m u n i t i e s froi" ing t h n t river to prcs-e-i! f a c t s I n i o r f K t of t h e can "With proper p r e s s u r e b r o u g h t _ henr. t h e War n o p n r t m e n t ran s-c . other cm,ie hill to jrrant tin r p r o \ e m » n t w h i c h w i l l n l i i m a i ^ l v conic. ( " W h n n we J i n v r r i v e r traiT-iujrn- ^ion, w e w i l l h a v e cheaper t,eh;hl . rates a n d this will s - C nv lo h a v e m u m 1 i n d u s t r i e s 'seek to locale on ' w a f e r of tlie Y o u i i h i o K h o n y ! t i n s t r i e s who v. i l l h a v i 10 s b l p o \ e r t!ie c o u n t r y river. On s h e .Mononwijieta Ktv.-r, 1 coal has been s h i p p e d for as low n« n i n e c e n t s a ton whereas it is c.-n- , M d e r a b J y more expensive lo ' m i l . | "The r e a l i z a t i o n of this r i v e r r:o- iect w i l l r e s u l t in such a greiit i n d u s - j t r i a l f.\i)ansioii t h a i t h e r e w i l l b.v i more e m p l o y m e n t t h a n ( b i s i m u n l l y has experienced i n In im t h e t i . I e more n,morn p r o d u c t s ovcv OK* sli ip in I'O'll- m a i ' y H e n t i a l in the e s t a b l i s h m e n t of national s h r i n e s at h i s t o r i c a l l a n d m a r k s f r o m a military aspect. Colonel C u n t i n u e i l on J'.iftu H e \ e n , SENATOR BELL WILL SPEAK AT WILMERDING S t a t e Senator Harry J. Bel! of D a w - ; monts of the c l u b , son has gone to Wilmordiug where-' this evening li« will deliver the p-rin- eipal addioss to the directors and secretaries of the Y o u n g M-en's Clvrisiian Associations in the Southwestern Pennsylvania, district. TJr. Uoll 1s a in-embor of the board of the PiUsburg Lake Krle Railroad Y. M. C. A. ii't Dlckwson Run. sented an o u t l i n e of t h e c.ub's f i n a n - ces K h u w i i i K r o c i - i p i b 1'or the year (o h a v e been $7,lHi4.!)l and e:,penditures $5,S9r.B7 Uu iiccouin of i id to crippled c h i l d r e n $608. 0.1 was expended. A resolution plodRing Me club to the s u p p o r t of I h e ca.naliz:licm of t h e YoiiRhioi'lieny River was adopted u n a n i m o u s l y , a n d t h p s e c r e t a r y w a s hifitructed to write, a I r i t e r to the j Board of Trade expressiiu the s e n t i - I" - l i e _ u r g i n f j ( h e c i t i z e n s to work con- t i n u a l l y and i n c e s s a n t l y to h a v river improved, Congressman Kc added t h a t lie is "sure we will Uuv. ic-yst one lock h n i t i w i t h i n of i:: months. Then we another one nud th«n a t a period w i l l go a l U r anoth-er one, , a n d repent this process u n t i l . c a n a l i z . ' i l l o n improvement has i advanced u, C ' o n n e l l a v l l l e . " MILL RUN JUNIORS INSTALL OFFICERS President Willard Tells Of Some JTiings Resulting? From Co's Labor Policy ®- A l Dinner Given 1)) 13mI loyes On His 2)th . Y n n h e r s a r y As Presidenl. S. CONNELLSVILLE FIREMEN TO HOLD MEMORIAL SUNDAY T!ie a n n u a l tut m o r i a i service uf the S u u t h Conm-U-u lie V o l u n l e t ' r K i r n l'iro ( i c p a r t m e n t \ \ i l l In- held on SUH- Tunnc'y in »'! Condition. N13W YORK, J a n . 13.--The f o r m e r · h e a v y w e i g h t boxing b a m p i o n , James i Joseph Uietie) Tuniic .-, spent a r e s t f u l , · n i g h t at P r e s b y t e r i a n H o s p i t a l auc! to( ,' day was reported to be well o'i t h e I i way to r e c o v e r y t'roiu h i b r e c e n t kid- | Hey operation. l ' h \ .ici.uis believed j t h a t T u u n e y . bccaun of tiis s t r o n g . i'(iy c v c n i i i i ' . ,1; t U K i r y ! l i ' c l u i k a 1 ^ 'lie S u u ; l i i I ' \ . i i i ^ f l i c u l ( Inn i Ii K i \ . M. U. T -"it. Hi" | O c l n o r t h e i-«'t in- m. ,"M( 'llbl't ;. OI t ) 1' | - O U ' 1 ' I iiU't-lei! l i I D O L ! a* S i t e lit' c o m p U H e i y re- u i l l i k IM ll. f A l n l o on « Yn k h I S H d N " , .Ian. l.'i, l r . n \ k v ( i i v . w e r e m a k i n i t l o i i i . i c d i i y lor a I. i-\ ; f i i r . l n i n a - . p e d a l ' s ; a r . - fh;u't(.n Itli.-ck 1 t o u i o Pt(iir:iuiOa :nul Hop Pinns. r o-uv Portui;ufs.e rtcerot prep'ira- · l/oii-.\o\\ ^ or k U i t t p l a n e , 'i he.\ IT- CHMH. AUM u t i U e l Uouvela. SIORTGAGE AGAINST BLEDSOE, HIS WIFE TO BE FORECLOSED I'Mo:\TO\VN, Jan. :,.--- Proueedingrs were s t a r t e d today to foreclose t h e mortgage, agi-.inst Robert C. liledsoe ami his w i f e , J . o l l i n Blodfioe. iieUl by t l i u Peoples C u l l d i n g it Loan Associa- ' n i g h t ;ind Thin 1 , t i o n of C o n n o l l a v i l l e . The a m o u i K l it w-oathor I'oicca.r. the j u d f m e n t i 1 ^ $5,(168.85 v,lil\ i n l e r - c^l uiid coi^ts w h i c h \ \ i l l m a k o it more t h a n 1.(j,UrtO. t!lel{(ip, ri t o r i n c r n u i n i j d e t e c t m \ k. in t l i ' - A l l r - c h e n y c o u n t y w or k house .i.M-viiiK a I l i r e e year semciu-c ior vujl.iLirin oi' na liinu-n- J u u * i j At the testimonial d i n n e r gi en by ( t h e employes of the Baltimore . - Ohio ! Railroad, on I lie 20th n n n i v e i v try of j his advancement 10 the preside icy, at i Baltimore- on .Monday e v e n i n g , Prwi- j d c n i D a n i e l W i l l u n l m a d e an a I d r c s s 1 in w h i c h he f e e l i n g l y r e l e r r e d I some j rr . , _ -- --= The Weather Snow flurries miK'h col ' i the · W e s t e r n s y l v a n i a . Toiuiieraturc M a x i m u m M i n i m u m T 1 JMJ ,1 I'.HHI .V" ...Hi t h i n g s tliat have ruMilted in consequence of the adoption of the company's labor policy. His address folio w« in its f u l l t e x t : T w e n t y years seems a long time when wt look f o r w a r d arid ii really is a long t i m e in oncYs life, l i n t t( soL-me very ahoi'l w h e n we look back after h a v i n g - l i v e d i t . .My decision lo accopi t h e Presidency of ihe l i a l i i m o r c ^ O h i o when i! offered to me ^0 years, ago w«s l l u u n c e d not a l i t t l e , 1 am i n c l i n e d to j t h i n k , by t h e very p l e a s a n t memories ' w h i c h had r e m a i n e d w i t h me c o n c e r n - j ing my f o r m e r b r i e f I or in of (service i w i t h the c o m p a n y as aiwifilaiu general', manager. i ~" i There is v - o m n t n i n w n j i n a n t i c and ' er t o - 1 n l l u r i i i R about the l i n l t i m o r e O h i o . ' noO'ii | its m n u n t u i i i b «ihl ii/j rivers, w h i c l i ' Pe-nn-1 1))a ] {c(; j[ ( j u j t o u n l i k e a n y o i l i e r r a i l 1 ! road, jut-it as t h e r e 1 its u l i o 'lomcthing ' ! a l l u r i n g and a t t r a c t i v e a b o u t B a l t t I more- I h i i t no o n e can f u l l y i ' l ' j m ' c i a t o ' !ii! , *vho ha.-i Jiul. l i v e d here. ·; I Tlie Bn I t i n i f i r c it- O h i o was t h e lii'M , U · . reol r a i l r o a d , u-. we now u n d e r : VJ C o u t u j u a r l i i u l-'wjio '.iv»r. Ofllcers were installed ,\i a me-eti'Hg: of M i l ) Run Council. Xo. '2C~, J u n i o r Order. Tnited An erican Mechanics, at a meeting Ivid ai t h a t placo last, night. The oflic-e-rs are f;e-rge HUBS, c o u n c i l o r ; Itogene Krunltlioiiser, vice- conncllo-r; C'harle« W. Mn-riottu, re-c- ordlng s-ocrofary; Gilbert Hlltabidel, assistant recording secretary Prinkoy, flnancial secretary; .1 C. May, treasurer; MeCime Harbaug-h, c o n d u c t o r ; Alfred H i g a n , warden; Orvi'llc Firestone, iusid* s c i i f i n e ! ; (ieorge Skinner, outside s e . i l i n e l ; Wil- i Ham hove, ju.nior past c o u n c i l o r ; I^s-[ tor D u l l , 0. C. Work and lohii Shearer, t r u s t e e s ; Jacob C'o-le. reprcsenla- tive to ."tute coiiv'iil.ioti; Charles Buckley, a l t e r n a t e ; Rev. ·:. K. AY i lie, chii.pl ain. Four visitors v/are prc-senl i n c l u d i n g L. U. W o r k m a n of l l n i o m o w n ; II. (;. \ V i t t , K. J. H e r b e r t and H a r r y M. Hoover, all of this city. Throe- new a p p l i c a t i o n s were recoh-il. BUGLE CORPS MAKE PLANS FOR BOSTON LEGION CONVENTION ArmnsenionUi for the raising ot f u n d s to take tho American Lesion D r u m Butflc- Corps lo the national c o n v e n t i o n of I h e American Legion at Boston, Mass.. n e x t October were tils- ctiF«eil at, the. meet i n g Tuesday night of the i-orj)«. Plans for tlie l u l u r p - were also di,,- b u t n o l h i U B ic(init« ( Heed j mated. Tt was . bears,i] mi Tues 28. t.o h o l d the next eve-Dins, .fumi NAVAL DELEGATES REACH PORT TON1GH1 Smith Become Moiion Picture Actor C 1 H C A ( ! ( ) , J a n . lo.--''he Chicago D a i l y Xevvs p n n r c d a spet lal d i s p a t i li f r o m H o l l y w o o d . C:i!.. ("day s a y i n n t h a i f o r m e r ( J o v c r u o r A l l ' i e d K . S m i t h ot New V o i k w i l l a p p e a r u » t a l k i n g motion p i c t u r e baseil on he s t o r y ot! hi.s lit'u "up to now." The d i s p a t c h s a i d i h i - i rre-ojioncleiit w a s i n l ' o r m r f l c u i i f i r l r n t J a l y t h a i t h e p i c t u r e \ M i u l t t In- m a d e i . n d e r d i r e c - tion of W i l l i a m Kox, a Hi 'loud fri'HKi xxi' t lia frjj'.m£U- w^v^ii-unv. j A B O A R D H. S. U K O K G K \VASH- i I N ( J T O N , J a n . 1 , V - - S V i t h a r r i i a l of i the fieor;;e W.-i.shin«ton al P l y m o u t h , I'sel foi- m i d n i K l i t t o n l ' - I i i , 1)10 Anipr:- j can d i ' l e ; ; a l i ( i n to i h r f l v e - ) i o w e r n a v n l confereiict- at l , o u , l o i i is p r i ' i n i i e i l for i h e p r e l i m i n a r y IDC IIHJS prccidin? 1 . the o p e n i n g of i m a i n parley. K c c r c i a i y ot S l a t " l l . ' U r y b. sti son, lieadi'ig the I M i i t c d Htate-f n.-c expects to p i u i i j i e i n t o tiu: discrst-.j. i m m e d i a t e l y u p o n h i s a r r i v a l don, 1'Yiduy. A l l l i o u s h a storm wa.s in Uu ollinu last n i e l i t , i t was n o t o N p o i ' l o d i l i a ship'- imfirv.s would be kln"cd. Strike IMotors Indicted, l i A S T O N I A . X . C , j an . i 5 . . - i r j v e of I I meii h e l d f o r t h e f a t a l H h o o l i n p o f s t r i k e r i o t la"-t f a l l w e r e iji'l'icted'\o- d a y by HIP (Jaston c o u n t y f.rnnd, jury. .N'Ltie o t h e r s were freed. ii

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