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January 14, 1938

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 14

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PAGE FOURTEEN. ., (JON THE DAILY COURTER, GONNEL-T-SVILLE, PA, FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 1038. M I N E R S UNION MUST PAY LOSS TO C O A L CO. EAST ST. LOUIS, 111., Jan. 14-Damages. of $117,000. were assessed today against · seven locals and 66 individual, members'.of-the Progressive Miners of America here today as the aftermath, of ..conflict in the southern .Illinois-coal flclds. between ttie P. M. A.;and its .rival* union, the United Mine.Workers:of .America. It was.Tan' unusual ' case: .ire that damages. u*erc .awarded ..to., capital--the United ·.Electric: Coal -Company-and against labor.' :.;:_v.X. : QWFV "Business Is Playing Ball," Says DuPont Leav.es..,£state To Miss Diavies ·· -By FREDERICK C. OTHMAN - -.United Press -Hollywood Corrcs- , ;; · · . v pendent. · HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 14.--Succeeding in death what he had-attcmptcc in vain 1 for more than' ( two decades of. his iite, Clark Alvard at last gained the attention today of Miss Marion ravies,"mie~wbm"an~he'lo'vcd --from alar. Ho adopted the simple expedient of leaving the major portion of his small estate to her, and then clinched his plans by naming her as one of the executors. Her share Is approximately $10,000. Miss JDnvics, who is earning that same sum currently at Warne'r Brothers^for doing nothing while the experts Bonder her movie future, must help settle the affairs of her unknown lover in court and so will have stamped indelibly upon her mind--as he had planned it eight years ago--the fact that Clark loved her, even unto death. v iln 1916, Alvnrd was a middle aged fidld prospector in the Nevada desert. Ho trudged -10 miles into Las Vegas one Saturday to see a-movio." The picture happened to be the first that Miss Davies made. Alvard thought she was the most beautiful woman he had ever seen. He wrote her a letter telling-her so. , : He got no reply, "but that did' noi halt his devotion to the young and willowy woman whose shadow had captured his heart. 'Through the years he made it a point, wherever he was, to see every picture in which Miss Davies appeared! Fom his shack in the wilderness he wrote her Jotters. He asked lor autographed photographs. He told of his admiration for her work and' even of his love for herscif. He expressed a desire to meet her. For years he never received a reply. Then, when the movie studios began hiring public relations directors, he got mimeographed notes - saying that Miss Davics, who couldn't possibly have read the thousands of letters sent her, appreciated his interest. The notes usually added that if he would send a quarter,.a picture of her would be forthcoming. Even this did not discourage Alvard. He sent his 25 cents and he obtained his picture,--by second-class mail. No word accompanied it from the .woman he .idolized, not oven an autograph. As the years passed, Alvard's hair grayed, but his passion · for Miss Davies continued. · Ho became- postmaster and general storekeeper In the tiny mining camp of Nelson, 20 miles from Las' Vegas, and still he wrote Miss Davics letters, always respectful^ even adoring. She never replied;' · In 1930 ho wrote his will with a hand more used to the pick than the, pen. He scrawled these words:..·_·;'· "I give'imd bequeath to my. -beloved Marion Davies all,my properly, both roal and personal, including 510,000 shares of South Eastern Mining; Company stock o£ El Dorado Canyonr-'Nev., she at oil times and her heirs to have all -full voting power of the above shares." L-l. JL/Uf U U b M S O V * fcVV* v,«*n "t l«.»*t . V-. vfv'f"-*'-' - -- * - -- ·- -- fr - · _ -Senators Davis of Pennsylvania, Lodcc of Massachusetts and Townscnd of · · '· (Central Prett) Allen Says Guffey Tries to Control Votes in Congress WASHINGTON, Jan. 14.--Senator Joseph' F. Guftcy not only is a "past master in boss control" but has repeatedly tried to Influence the "consciences and the votes of members ot Congress from Pennsylvania," Congressman Robert G. Allen of Greensburg, ."Westmoreland county's representative, charged in a statement here. · -. Allen's statement .was issued as a result ot -comment over an ailiclc appearing in a monthly magazine in which it was stated that Guiley exercises absolute control over Ihe 27 Democratic House members trom Pennsylvania. The Westmoreland congressman denied that he was under any one's "domination." "By his attitude." said Mr. Allen, "Senator" Guftcy places a penalty on any representative who votes according to his consciences or who exercises his best judgment in legislative matters. I feel that the people of my district elected me to exercise my own judgment and not to be a Charlie McCarthy for a senator. "The Guftcy system produces nothing more thnn the old Vare-Gruncty machine of Pennsylvania but with the Democratic label on it. The people of Pennsylvania have voted against such a political /system." Jury Finds Reformatory Inmate's Death Was Due To Excessive Tear Gas ®- By United Prcsi. HUNTINGDON, Pa.. Jan. 14.--The State's investigation of the Christmas Day death of Dnnicl LaMaurr, Philadelphia Negro, at the Pennsylvania Industrial School here -continued today after a coroner's jury found the youth died from effects of excessive tear gas. Coroner C. B. West said his jurors found that the 17-year-old Negro did not die from a heart ailment, as reported by a physician called to the industrial school. Using a report from'Dr. Frederick Fortune of Philadelphia, the jury, according to West, Northwest Territory Caravan Snowbound SOMERSET, Jan. 14.--The North west Territory Caravan, unroportec since leaving Shippensburg scvcra days ago, today was reported "safe at Everett, Bedford county, mountain town situated along the Lincoln highway. The caravan, cnroutc to Marietta, Ohio, to take part in th Northwest Territory celebration there, was delayed in the McCon nellsburg mountains late Tucsda and Wednesday by heavy snow bu determined that the contents of I no mishaps were reported, the Me Murder by. Mistake? three tear gas containers allegedly used to subdue the Negro when he become unruly, were fatal. Fortune performed an autopsy, West said, which revealed that La- Maurr suffered from no heart trouble and that a congestion in his lungs probably was the result of gas. West said that the physician who made the report ot a fatal heart attack was not attached to the industrial school and that lock of familiarity with the case probably wan responsible for the report. West snid that Commander John D. Pcnnington, head of the school and his assistant, F. M. Washnbaugh, | were among the 20-odd witnesses I who testified before the jury yester- ; day. Washabaugh was quoted as snyinp ho ordered the tear gns used to quiet the Negro, West ."usid, because he would not obey orders. Conncllsburg telephone operate said. New Fleht Route Sought. SYDNEY, Jan. 14.--Captain P. G Taylor, who accompanied Kingsfor Smlthon his trans-Pacific flight froi Australia to California in 1934, i planning to survey flight across th Indian Ocean between the west cons of Australia and Mombassa, Africa. Ma Huanjr Drue Scarce. WASHINGTON. Jan. 14. -- Th Sino-Japanese conflict may fore United States drug manufacturers t turn to. Kashmir, India, for supplic of ma huang, a Chinese grass used i compounding cphrcdin, according I the Commerce Department. death. West said that probable cause. it was th It was brought out at the inquest, | The coroner opened his invcstiga at the three tciir gas containers tion into the T1IE OLD TIME GRACES Since the -world's been setting tyllsh many UtUe charms havb flown And the homo has lost somft graces which It proudly used to own. We ore nil for airs and manners: we've grown rlcld and severe. At a friendly dinner pnriy now the children don't appear. And the loveliest ot pictures li a sight -we seldom see. When the daughters do the serving and the mother pours the tea. Wheresoever' we're Invited w* arc ·'- -... greeted nt the door · By- an Imitation butler, · and It's that which I deplore. They have-hired him for the evening to . ·- place the wrap* upon the shelves, For the'host and'hosted mustn't do such I things as thnt themselves, I Arid the scrvinc'a done by strangers, nnd j a stranser-pours the tea, i Which is much to bo regretted, or that's I . .v'Jt seems'.to me. · Now. the more I think nbout It I believe ; ,!'; that.way. was. best When the host was at tho doorway to make welcome every Kuc-st.' Then our pride was in ov:- friendships, not. In oulwnrd pomp .-ind show. Oh, sometimes t sit nnd wonder it nsnln ..., v :.wc'JJ ever know . . . And regain that nld-Umo splendor of the home that used to br. When the daughters Ola the stirvlnfi and the''mother, poured the tea. j that were released nt the Negro within the period of one hour. While Fortune's autopsy did not prove dcfl- nitJy that this 'was the cause of i dciith after reports th; the Negro was mistreated in the in stitution. 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