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LAST EDITION The Best Advertising Medium in the Yough Region. PRICE 2 VOL. 35, NO. 66. Tho Weekly Courier. Founded July H, 18TO. I M Tbo Dally Courier. Founded November 10. 1MB. I July CONNELLSVILLB, PA. FRIDAY EVENING, JANUARY 21, 1938. ..." . "TWENTY PAGES.-Vi GUARDS STOP J A I L B R E A K WITH RIFLES One Convict-Dead, Two Others Wounded in / Kansas Prison. ' · USE DUMMIES IN THEIR BEDS By United Press. LANSING, Kan., Jan. 21.--One convict was dead, two wounded and five in solitary confinement today after a bold attempt to slip to freedom by hiding wooden dummies in their beds and throwing the state prison into darkness to cause confusion. Led by Cecil Thornbrugh, 25- year-old killer who was slain by a guard, the eight plotters leached the prison yard before they were subdued. They had planned elaborately, and had assembled the wooden dummies crudely-designed knives, a rope with an iron hook for climbing the. wall They were aided by a fog, and hac two confederates in the power Vuse to cut off the lights at their signal. Their scheme went amiss, however, when Warden Kirk Prathcr ran .to an auxiliary switch and restored ' the lights and guards began firing before they could reach the wal with their rope. The two wounded were Clifford D, Ottinger, 21, shot in the stomach, and Carries Addington, 20, shot in the hip. Both were sentenced for robbery. The warden had not learned how the 'men got the; wooden dummies into their cells. . , Six of the convicts were in."C" cell house, and two, - Ottinger ant . Addington, were -at work in. the power'house. The six apparently at a given signal, broke through the walls of their cells into a partition where the plumbing pipes r u n . ' ' » They descended the pipe into the basement and sawed their way through the'basement'bars"to"reach the yard. At that moment, Ottinger threw the switch in the "power house, padlocked it, and be and Addington fled into the yard to join the other six. ' It was only a minute''and a half later, however, that Warden Prather reached the emergency, switch and .-restored-the'lights. Guards opened fire and dropped Ottinger and Addington. Meanwhile, the' other six hac «· Continued on Page Six. Cavalcante Will Repeat-Charges Next Wednesday HAHRISBUBG, Jan. 21.--Governor George H, Earie has requested State Senator Anthony Cavakantc, Uniontown, Democrat, to confer with him here next Wednesday on the legislator's charge that politics has been injected into-State Civil Service examinations uvFayette county.. In a letter to Earle a few days ago Cavalcante said he had "definite proof", that toe county Democratic chairman, 1 Jacob Echard, called aspirants for civil service Jobs on the Public Assistance Department and the State Unemployment Compensation division to his office and questioned them about their political affiliation The Governor asked the senator to prepare specific charges' and mall them to him prior to the Wednesday conference which, it is understood, Echard will.be asked to attend also. The county Democratic leader denied questioning any civil service applicants and termed the charges "trumped up" ,and "unfounded." Just Off the Wire BARCELONA, Jan. Zlv^-A squad- win of nalionalijit planes, presumably from the base at Palmn, Majorca, attempted lo bomb Barcelona, again today but .was · driven . off- by antiaircraft cans. ' GREENSBT r KG,"Jan."21U-Emmel Cllne. of Elizabeth, who was convicted of second .degree. murder. Jn connection with tho death of Mrs, Mildred Patterson in a lonely cabin near Oafcdale · Park, was- sentenced to 'ay to serve nine to 18 yeans In Western Penitentiary. WASHINGTON, Jan. 21,-MaJor- ity Leader Alben W. Barkley, D., Ky., today told the Senate that night sesfiora will start Monday in an : effort to end the filibuster against the bill. . · · HARRISBCRG, Jon. 21.-- The 1.- 025-potmd Hereford entered by Richard Heckler, 18, EHzabethtown, R. D. 2, won the erand championship at 4-H baby beeves at Pennjylvsnla's 22nd annual form show today. WASHINGTON, Jan. 21-- The Senate Agriculture ' Committee today reported favorably a resolution by Senator Georee W. Norrls, I., Neb., for » $100,000 Federal Trade Commission investigation of the Tennessee Valley Authority. : G-Men Recover Ransom Money, Bodies of Tvyo Victims arid Pin Other Crimes on Anders NAZI NEWSREEL AROUSES TUMULT IN SHOW HOUSE By United Press. NEW YORK, Jan. 21.--Shouts of "hcil Hitler" and "phoocy" rang through a Broadway newsrecl theatre last night at the first public showing in New York City of the March of Time film, "The Inside Nazi Germany--4938." Proponents and opponents of Nazism shook fists across the aisles, but the special police squad assigned to the theatre made no arrests. Discord was confined to bursts of applause, immediately v matched by hissing. . . What the audience saw was scries of pictures taken in Germany with a silent camera, with the commentator's voice "dubbed in" in this country. The controversy rcsultet from the remarks of the commentator. As explained by theatre manager, A. G. Rudd: "The pictures show '. Germany in good condition, but on the other hand, the commentary shows it as a fearsome regime which has enslaved a good people. The pictures tell one story and the commentary another." . . France Combines Defense Forces Under One Head By UnHcd Preji. PARIS, Jan. 21,--The new radical socialist cabinet, preparing to seek a vote of confidence in parliament today, approved.a decree coordinating the ministry of defense with the army, navy and air force and nominating General Maurice Gamclin chief of all national defense. The decree is intended to be preliminary to placing all defenses under one supreme commander in war time. Gamclin is now chief of general staff of the army. In.war time'. Marshals Joff re and Foch commanded the army and air force but :.ot the navy. Hence, under the new decree, a supreme war time commander wil have greater authority over French forces than did even Foch. The cabinet, meeting as n formal council of ministers under President Albert Lebrun, approved a ministerial declaration to be made to parliament, a declaration on which the new cabinet-Trill seek a vote of confidence. / Prcr/icr Camille Chautcmps was dclcg'-.cd to read the declaration in the chamber of deputies while Edquard Daladicr, minister of national defense, read it in the senate. It was predicted that the cabinet would have a comfortable majority on the vote of confidence. STATE MOTORISTS ON SPOT FROM HOME HARRISBURG, Jan. 21,--Pinch- Ing Ponnsylvanians may become a national pastime for obliging policemen. Pennsylvania has asked for it, and the replies of other states were pouring in today -promising cooperation. J. Griffith Boardman, Secretary of Revenue, asked other states to arrest Pennsylvania motorists who violate speed laws. 'He urged the states to revoke for 00 days the driving licenses of the speeders. In return^ Pennsylvania will expect aid in cxtcndmg to out-of-statc drivers the penalties for using Pennsylvania's highways as speedways, Boardman said he was encouraged by pledges of cooperation from Tennessee, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Vermont and Connecticut and replies indicating that New York and other states arc considering the proposal. POINT MARION GIRL GETS STATE JOB By United Press. HARRISBURG, Jan/ 21.--Personnel change sheets clearing fiscal offices today showed 102 appointments to the State's payroll and seven dismisssils. Appointments included: · Education--Dorothy Houze, Point Marion, clerk, $1,380. Fractures Collar Bone. Mrs.. Luclnda Waltman, 74, of Ilassport, was treated at Unlontown iospltnl for, a probable fracture of the collar bone when injured in an automobile accident on Route 51 near Star Junction. The car, driven by a son, Daniel, overturned on the highway. · Grindstone Miner Hurt. ' Thomas Doyle of Grindstone, em- loyed at the Colonial No. 4 plant of H. C. Frick Coke Company, suffered lainful injuries of the lower, loft leg Wednesday in an accident while at vorfc. He was taken to Brownsville General Hospital. F. R. May Limit Auto Buying On Installments By LYLE C. WILSON · United Press Staff Correspondent. WASHINGTON, . Jan. -21.--President Roosevelt met with automobile manufacturers and their installment sales bankers at noon today in a con- Terence which may lead to air abrupt check on monthly payment buying in several fields of comparatively expensive merchandise. Mr. Roosevelt has not revealed the scope of his plans, but it is known that he considers some automobile installment purchase plans to be too lenient. This conference may ultimately mean that you will have to make a larger down payment for your new automobile-and rotirc-the debt in a shorter period-of-time. There was a hint .from Governor Frank Murphy of Michigan that the brakes may be put on' installment buying in other fields', but'Mr. Hoose- vclt has not indicated that so far.' Mr. Roosevelt is expected to suggest today'a voluntary reform" program designed to regularize employment and production. The conference is one of several seeking cooperative action against recession. Names' of- small business men from all parts of the .country, meantime, are being put in a-White House, hat for random selection of those who shall be summoned to "little fellow 1 conferences ' with Mr. Roosevelt. These conferences will be the first organized sampling of small business sentiment since February, 1934, when NRA Administrator Hugh S. Johnson assembled his "goldfish bowl" protest forum in Washington. Little men came from all. parts of the country to tell Johnson that NRA codes were creating monopoly and pushing them toward . bankruptcy. NBA shortly disappeared in a blast of Supreme Court disapproval. The complaints of small businessmen arc similar now to those of four years ago. WASHINGTON, Jan. 21.--Auto industry spokesmen today approved President Roosevelt's credit-celling recommendations and forecast spring, upturn in motor sales which should improve business generally. Young Republicans To Consider Plans For Coming Election , By United frttt. .NEW i CASTLE,' Jim. 21.--Young Republicans from 20 Western Pcnn sylvonla counties will gather here tomorrow to "exchange Ideas" preparatory to the gubernatorial primary next May. The conference will be in charge of Samuel Grcer, Butler, who has been selected as acting chairman. The morning session will be con, surocd by addresses by Greer, Robert B. McKinlcy, Allegheny county chairman In charge of txrangcmcnbi; George Piddlngton, Mercer county; Robert E. McCready, Heaver; Jack McDowell, McKcan county; Fred Jarrctt, Mercer county, and Ernest Lect, a member of the New York State Young Republican Board. Ray Spriglc, Pittsburgh newspaper reporter who revealed Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black's former membership in the Ku Klux Klan, will give the day's principal address in the afternoon following a luncheon. The remainder of the afternoon will bo open to discussions concerning policies of the Young Republican clubs. A spokesman of the Allegheny County Organization said no plans were known for the conference to take any action on a possible Republican candidate for governor. Miss Ray's Retirement Announced al Banquet Retirement of Miss Sarah Hay as a clerk in the Postofflcc was announced on Monday evening at the annual banquet of the Mail Carriers' Association of Connellsvillo, .held at Pleasant Valley Country Club. Although Miss Ray has not been on duty in recent weeks because of pool health, the retirement did not become effective' until this month. Mrs. Laura Clark, postmaster, was principal:, speaker at the dinner. Other features of the program included a reading by Mrs. Nell Weisiger, a piano solo by Lewis Wandel and a quartet number by Stanley Phillips, ' Lewis Wandel, ' Joseph Flanigan and Russell Filburn. There were SB postal employes and heir friends present. Officers of the association, recently elected, are: Lester Dunston, president; L. G. Hoover, vice-president; A; R. Lambert, secretary; J. M. Kelly, troas-i urer. J. Edgar Hoover Reveals Findings- of Secret Investigation. . SAYS PRISONER 1 . ATROCIOUS.KILLER By WALT RUNDLE - " United: Press 'Staff Correspondent. ST. PAUL, MinnVfJan. 21.-^J. Edgar Hoover, head of th.fi Federal Bureau of Investigation, revealed today that Peter Anders, 30, confessed kidnaper and killer, had been connected with two more kidnapings and was suspected of participation in a third Hoover and his agents had recovered the bodies of Charles S. Ross, 72, kidnap victim, and J. Atwood Gray, Anders' accomplice,-both slain by An- 'ders. . . . . "Hoover and a group'of his agents returned .-here early today, leading 'their prisoner on-the end of a chain. He had conducted them on a 48-hour tour of--northern Wisconsin and eastern Mihncsoto, revealing the graves of his murder victims and the place where he had secreted $3o;ooo of the $50,000 he collected from Ross' family on : the assurance that he would release the - aged-valentine- manu- factufor alive. He had $14,402 of the ransom money when he was arrested at Santa Anita race track near Los Angeles last Friday. Hoover had sent word ahead that he would receive the press in the department's field office here, and reporters were waiting for him. He revealed that Anders had confessed kidnaping John and Olivia Borcia of Lake Geneva, Wis., last September 2. Borcia was released at once and Mrs. Borcin was held but two days. His agents, Hoover said, were checking the possibility that Anders had participated in a third kidnaping. · "The Mattson case?" "No comment," Hoover snapped. Charles Mattson, 10, was kidnaped from his pnrcots's home at Tacoma, Wash., and his mutillatcd body was found before his parents could pay the demanded ransom. His brother and sister, who saw the- kidnaper, were taken to,San Francisco Monday by'Federal agents to view Anders. Whether they identified or failed to is known only to them and the Federal agents. However, Dr. William W. Mattson, father of- the dead child, said in Tocomn yesterday that his children had not identified Anders. Hoover characterized Anders as "one of the most atrocious, cold- blooded killers I've ever seen." The bodies were found in n miserable dug-out near Spooncr, In far northern Wisconsin. There on October 10 Anders put a bullet through the brain of Ross, the white-haired, old man whom he hnd seized September 25 and held in captivity under conditions Hoover described as 'dirty, atrocious." Anders shot Gray, his partner in crime, at the same time after knock- Ing him Into the dug-out during an argument. Rosa and Gray were killed two days after .the $50.000. ransom wax tossed to Anders from .1 speeding motorcycle near Rockford, 111. When the party, returned here, « G-man dracKcd Anders at the end of a chain which was shackled nround Ills waist. Anders pulled the brim of his fell hat over hli piercing dark eyes as he entered the room where newsmen awaited.Hoover, and shuffled Into an inner office without looking to right or luft, "We never could have found the todies or the money without his assistance," Hoover smiled. He threw off a lumberman's cap, unbuttoned his sheepskin lined coat and thust -his lumberjack boots under n desk. From his pocket he took n sheaf of penciled notes nnd n mnp. Then -with the nlr of a schoolmaster, pointing'out landmarks on the map.with his pencil, he begnn filling in the filory behind two days and nights of moldrnmatic secrecy on the part of Federal agents. He showed no sign, ol fatigue, although he began, "Let's make . it snappy--I've been up two days and nights." . - . . ' . . . Anders, and Gray, ho said, took their elderly victim first to,a hideout near Emily, Minn., in Crow Wing county. 120 miles from St. Paul. This, he said,: apparently'occurred the ^y after the kidnaping. "It was a shallow dug-out, barely one and .a half feet deep," Hoover said. '.'It was hardly big enough for a grave.": ' '." ' "Ross ato and slept there r 14 days from September 25 or 26 to October 9. At rare intervals he was allowed out to walk and exercise with Gray as his guard. "It was the most dirty, atrocious Continued on Page Eighteen. The Weather Rain tonight and Saturday, warm- · tonight is the noon weather lore- cast for Western Pennsylvania. Temperature Record. 1938 19S7. Maximum _... 52 64 Minimum 34 38 Mean ______43 51 ( Wanted--A-Hoinely Roommate" Frances Wand ."Wanted--a homely-girl to share my apartment with' me." r Explaln- -tag thls'aiVwhich «ho-Inserted In a Detroit newspaper;·Mia*-France- ' Wood,'25,-says:..."If you want to keep your boy" friend, don't have -» pretty girl for. a roommate." Miss Wood asserts that she know*' .-that thisJs.true--:"irom experience".. ,'.'...· -.- : DAVIS FLAYS INTOLERANCE IN'HIS PARTY WASHINGTON, Jan. 21.--Senator James · J. Davis, R., Pa., today as- seilcd the "intolerant spirit of a few who control the activities of the Republican parly." In letters to William N. Newby, D., at Philadelphia, and John Armstrong at Springdalc, Pa., Davis said that he was "not troubled" by the "old-spirit of'.bigotry-which has been an nge-long curse" and which "finds a counterpart today In the mean and narrow prejudices of the dollar bigot who seeks to compel everyone to fit his own peculiar standards of conduct." Tn another letter to William F. Buchanan, secretary of the Steel Workers Organizing Committee district council at Sharon, Pa., Davis said tfiat he believed "the right to work Is certainly as constitutional as the right to quit work." He added: , "The continuou3 attacks which the Government has made on business have been a blow to labor. These destructive tactics have spread fcnr and uncertainty. The dollar has gone into hiding. Unemployment, has: increased. The way out of our present difficulty is to give greater encouragement to productive agriculture and business, remove the restrictive rncdsures that .hundicap full production, nnd give assurance necessary to long-term business commitments." State's Hunters : Have Record Kill - Of Deer in 1937 HARRISBURG, Jan.. 21.--Pcnnsyl- ·onia deer . hunters . Mllcd 24,894 bucks last season, topping the previous record set to 1031.by 38, accord- ns to a preliminary compilation of nimrods' reports made public today by the State Game Commission. H showed bullets decreased the black bear population of the Commonwealth by 5-K, compared to the bag of 423 reported from, the previous five-day open season. A record-slaughter of nearly every species hunted during the small- gamc season last year except quail jnd grouse was -reported: 373,000 ring-neck pheasants, compared to 268,000 in 1036; neicly 2,000,000 cottontail rabbits, against '1,339,000 the previous year; 607,500 squirrels, nearly n 100 per cent increase; 30,000 woodcock, n 10,000 increase; 30,000 ducks and geese, up 5,000 and 4,100 wild turkeys compared -to 3,208 bagged during the-1936 season. J. BUELL'SNYDER SCHOOL DIRECTORS MEETING SPEAKER .Congressman J. Buell Snyder of ?erryopolis is scheduled to speak be- 'ore the: Pcnnsylania State School Directors Association which will be n annual convention in the Edcatlon Building at Harrlsburg ;on February 2 and'3. The Fayette-Somerset representa- ive will speak on "Should We Make rurther Adjustments in the Subjects Taught in Our Public Schools and Colleges?" Body Found in River. ' SEWICKLEY, Jan; 21.--The body of Mrs. Elanore Rogers,'47, of Beri Avon/who had been missing since Jccomber 5, was recovered from the Ohio River here yesterday.. Laughs at Deatif As Body Turns; Into Leather · By United Press. ··· · ; WHEELING, W. -Va;,, Jan. 21.-Reconciled to his fate. Ogle Ncely, 36, of Howard, laughed and joked today nlthc jh he faces slow but certain death because his flesh is turning to "leather." His arms to his elbows and his legs to the knees already have been "petrified" by the rare disease of sclcroderma, from which specialists at Johns Hopkins Hospital say he is suffering. Doctors say they know neither the cause nor the cure for the disease which has attacked Neely in a worse form than ever before recorded. Bishop Leaves DeanNoe Chance To Regain Church "-""" By HARRYrFERGUSON United -Press- Staff Correspondent. MEMPHIS, Term., .-Jan.- 21',--The man .who deposed Dean Israel Noe as dean of the Episcopal .Cathedral of St. Mary opened a "door "today through which .the former dean may return to service in the diocese if he chooses. .". · ; · · - · Noe, weaker than he has been at any .time, since he started a. last on January 2 in an'.attcrapt-to .prove that he is immortal, probably will not pass through that door. All evidence indicated today, that he-would continue on · his .course" until he reaches "the spiritual plane of. life" --or death. · "-'·· ~ One or the other Is not far distant on this, the 20lh day of his fast. Speaking from a sick bed, Bishop James M. Maxon, head-of- the-Epis- copnl Diocese of Tennessee, told why lie removed Noe. In so doing hVsaid that he would "protect and cherish the dean so long as either of lise lives," but would not tolerate the 'teaching, poaching or practicing" of what he called "a vagary." "Once I was informed of the dean's vagary," Bishop Maxon said,, "there was but one thing for me to do- remove him. When the .dean; gives up-his vagary there will-be a place for him.in the diocese. So long as he lives, even though he. might not return .to the- active ministry;, there will be n place for him in the docese. I .cannot, I will not permit the teaeh- ing,:.thc preaching or the practicing of such a vngary in my diocese.. It is contrary to .all that.the church t e a c h e s . : ; ' - - - - - -- "Thc.dean,shall.'have all rny'pro- tection. -He and .his wife and.chil- dren shall have economic ."security." ISABELLA MINE STRIKE SETTLED .. A three-day old strike at the Isabella mine of Weirton .Coal Company nas boon-settled after a conference with-plant and U. M. W. A. officials. ... Hiring. : of n£w . men ..while.. those residing-in company, houses were not called to .work was said. to have prompted the walkout. . ..-Undergoes Masloid Operation. Virginia -Ruth Friend, five-year- old 'daughter-of -Mr.' and-Mrs. Clyde Friend of Mill Run, un.erwept a.mas- tbid ·) operation Monday evening at FILIBUSTER : : : :HAS SENATE;,- · ;!N DEBATE G a r n e r'- s- ^Proposal-to .."."Change Rules Stirs.; ·-;-"_",·;.Cooflict. - --- DIFFERENGEOF * ' ^;-OPINION FOUND : By JOE'AtEX-MORRIS United Prcss'.Staff Correspondent. - · WASHINGTON;. ··· Jan 21 --Two weeks of" filibustering against ,the anti-lynching bill .stirred up a 'be- hind;the^ss?nes r£pnflic.t_'today over proposals tor -drastic'changcs in the Senate rules; ;:,,·.,,?-:.. - Z -, -- Vice-PresIdcntrJohn'Nance~Ga'nter; recognized as probably the foremost parliamentarian in Congress, became the; center, of: the controversy -with a declaration. for. clarification .at '· the rules. ;.; ..'*.. ... _.'.. ~ . "It.would be,much better "to"have a set of.written rules," Garner-said, "than ft.is to have r a"~set"bfrulcs made."up.Jn. part by "p'recc'denls" and rulings.ol presiding "offlccrsT ~ ..."Therefore, the rules" ought 'to Tie rewritten^'..... ...:..., ,, .Garner's .declaratien""did not'.mention whether debate should'o'r'"should -not.-.be.·.limited,-But" T itTpr6mp'ted, sponsors' "Of ·"th'r" filibustered . ahti- Iynchlng"bill."to7propo'se-'changes~that would :'curb"_oc '.end obstructionism in the.Senate. .. . . ·..----",'. ...... Senator --Frederick" .tVarr;; "Nuys, Democrat,"lnd:, "co-sponsor.'-":of. 'the biU"with -Senator~Robert. F.'JWagner; Dcmocrat,'N."y.7said:,. ':":.: "f~~ , · '"I have been talking.the'question .'over '.with .various 'senators arid,"-1. think we-may be able to get some"where. When Senator Wagner re- · turns on Monday the backers of tha anti-lynching bill will have a meeting to" plan strategy.^. We "already have started enforcing the rules and night "sessions 'will 'be" started" next week:" Senator Sherman Mintbri,' Democrat, Ind., proposed that senators be required' to" speak on the pending, question. 'Such a requirement, could be achieved by permitting' the" chair . Continued on Page Six Egyptian Queen: Receives Dowry Of Half Million .. ' By United;Pie»- ~ --.'·· CAIRO,' Egypt,""Jan. : 2i:4^Queea Farida of Egypt, the bride of youns king- Faroulr-I;'received*a"dowry"pt 100,000 pounds ($500,000), it was learned today.- · _ ; . ,, · -..n ^:..:^^- '· In" accordance""wlth"" M oslcm- custom, she will receive' $2§0,OQOrJm- mediatcly. The remaining $250,000 will be retained by the king so long as the marriage remains undisso]ved. · Farida became the -full-fledged' queen-of£about itejOOO.OOp^Egyptians at midnight when Farouk'took her handr.and-led.her to-the:7,000-yearr old..;thronc...of Cleopatra::.and..'tho : Pharaohs." Egyptians have said that Farida is . "Egypt's most' beautiful queen-since Cleopatra." ;.Fai-ouk quietly impressed upon his bride her duties as queen. ' . . V. Latcr.-with'her veil drawn'tightly over:her lace,-Jarida and.Farouk; quietly slipped .out .of Koubbeh Palace: and. drove;.almost .unnoticed through the illuminated avenues under triumphal arches rand "watched the^wild"festivities which.Egyptians were staging in their'honor." It'was the first .time they had been alone since;.Farouk:.slgried '-the"-" wedding contract in';a"!'brideless""ceremdny; yesterday. 1 .'":- '.·'.".'. : · · ; " · ' · . Tha- celebrations -will - continue for four days.'..'On' Monday the^ ro'yal couple will start on a short honeymoon '.at Farouk's estate at Inchass,' near'Cairo.' ' " · - . · - . - - . ·····. Farm Show Breaks - ?i; ,,:.:: Attendance Record* HARRISBURG, Jan;;.21..--AUend- ance-records-will be shattered'when the 22nd. annual Pennsylvania Farm. Show, ends at 10 o'clock tonight'.r..- Stat.c.yMotor-pollcc and'show officials-said 480,000 persons had passed Ihro.ugh.the.huge sUow.buildingrby the.end-.6f- the.iourth day,'exceeding lnst..ycar's five-day turnout by 78,- 000;:.-,;-.;--;·::: .-.;·.--::--·::··-.· ·"·" One-of-today's highlights "was" final Judging of: baby beeves in ."which the grand champion, .will be picked from the-.various., county "champions. - -'.' Owncrs.of county winners included Glenn:Worfc,-Fayettc."~' : ' ",'.'.".'. DiMagglo Refuses 525,000. . " NEW YORK, Jan. 21.^Joe DiMaggio. refused an'.offer of $25,000 as his 1938 salary, Col. Jacob Ruppert, New York Yankees 'club owner, said today "after-"a conference with" him. DiMaggio, who received $15^ 000. in 1937, is supposedly-asking'-for $3o,ooo.--v_'.··..:-·-:- '--.·;-·- -·" Firemen Meet Saturday; Thc'.bqarir df..c6ijtrpl of. the ^Western -Pcnnsyivania-Fircmcn's- Asso-; elation;will,meet oniSaturdayrevcn- ing, ·"January 22, at Mount:Pleasant" 1 A mcmbevship. drive.wijl. be .discussed, at the. session .to be: held .in thc'Vet- ~..J

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