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February 25, 1930

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I J-i ast ILidition p. 2. 1 rice fer Connellsville's Biggest and Best Newspaper. The Best Ach ertising Medium in the Yough Region. VOL. l^S, NO. M. The \* i-rkly Omrlrr, Koundrd Jul i 17, 1STO. Ti, c i m t i j courier, Fo,,nd e ,i NO, c»-,bcr 10. loci Merced. joi, i * i»2i. __ CONNEULS V1LLE, PA., TUESDAV EVENING, FEBRUARY 25, 1930. SIXTEEN PAGES. NEVER SAW CASE BETTER PRESENTED THAN YOUGH COL. BAIN'S COMMENT ftepori W i l l Ro Forthcoming "In Due Tine" He Tells R i v e r Roosters. FURTHER FACTS ARE SUBMITTED Members of the e x e c u t i v e commtt- l e o of the Y u u i ? h i o g h e u y Hivcr Imp r o v e m e n t Association, irK't'tiiis w i t h I / o n to r i a n t Colon* 1 J a r v i s J. 15ain, 1'nted S t a l l - i A r m - d i s t r i c t · niineer, in 1 ' i t i s b u n , v e s t e r d a , p r e j c a t ^ l to him ,'i b r i f l t o v e r i n K the lonnaijo w-iich la c e r t a i n t he f o r t h c o m i - l K If (ho c a n a l i z a t i o n p - e j e c t is carried t h r o u p h The figures are ,,'cir that p o r ' i o n cf th" r i v e r Ivptweeu McKeeiport and \V" ,t New ton Ma or .John K Blake. i - t i - r e t a r y ol the Hoard of Trade of t h i s i l l y , mentioned a d d i t i o n a l ton iie se, w h i c h would run into the mill i n n s , w h e n the stieam is mado nav- i K i b l e ,ts far as Mis c i t y . In that Two Airmen Killed, Two Missing, Fifth Has Close Call By U n i t e d P ess. LOS ANGELES, Fet 25 --Traged\ ami m i s f o r t u n o riding the air laneh of western America t *lav had Bout men and ships into t le mountains and ?vcr desert wastt -i in a search for two missing pilot; and brought reports that death hai been ohoatec of or,e filer's l i f e onl to claim two o t h e r s . Tho vanguard of sear oh pr? beat the dawn into tho Sierra Ne\ada range and across portions r. Desert, seeking a trace the Arizona Pilot James K. Doles and his assist int. Albert AV. Bclber. Western Air Expre? . officials came worried over the ate of the t.vo men yesterday when i was learnsd e v . n t flood c o n t r o l and wate- power (n)m '^ e n l e r K e n , a l d , D f i e ] d a t prss b l l i l i e f . w o u l d .Uso IK- Mkoii i n t o ! l h o M l l , p p r a n c h oaRt , f Tcj(n c o n s i d e r a t i o n . ''olonol Bain ind'cated to the t o m - nrttoe his d o f l n i t e r(Mort on the proposition w o u l d he f o r t h c o m i n g in due time. He s,ud lie had never seiMi su -h a i ase b e t t e r prepared, especially w i t h i n t h u t i m e illoUed tho river a s i o c i a t i o n to it» J a n u a r y heirinp, ' He also spoko in high term-, of the m a n n e r ot" p - t b c n t a t l o a . PITTSRl'llG Fel . 25.- Shippers on a propOKxI navigable Youghiogheny River would save ?1,392,000 a year, ac -ording to «i re-xirt s u b m i t t e d to L i e u t e n a n t fJolone 11 Jarvia J. "!ain j by ofttcials ot the Y niphiosheuy U W C T I n . p r o v e m c n t AHSoi-uitiou at a con- f e r e n c e hore yestor lay. ' Abiiniiiig that tl.is project a^ now co.Uemplaled would cost $ 3 , f S C , i ) C O -·nil placing this llg ire against H ^.iv- iit! of $1,392,000 a year It is evident t h a t the two fliers had lot been thorn after t a k i n g off from K i n s m a n , Ar.-t , S u n a a y m o r n i n g . PolcH and his co-pilof were d u e in Ixis Angetes Sunday afternoon - A l i l i a "ferry" or empty pa isonfccr plane t h e y were returning J m Kingman. W h e n they did not arrh P on schedule o t l k i a l s believed storm or {OK had forced them to put clown on the Miller r a n c h . It was not u n t i l y sterday t h a t telephone connections t o u l d be mido i n t o the isolated Tejoi Paas region and the u n f a v o r a b l e rep irt from there s j g n a l f o r cxten8 , vp wastelands. clangor us . southwo: , t t i n - project of tho Youghio- 'iiy River uaviga le would bo paid foi w i t h i n a period of a few years," A M. Stovenvn, st r e t a r y of l l ' O ab ;,)( latiou. b.iid lu the same area, coi slant menace to the men who flauni the storm cods, Fred K e l l y , ano'her pilot for Weotern A i r Kxpress, miranulouely escaped death w h e n h s mail pl^ne t i d f e h e d into a m o u u L in side and threw hirn into a snowb ink- Kelly rode t h r o u g h h nirs of d a r k ness in a rousli, w i n d - wept country but lua mail-made i^ i r u m e n t s be- Tho Pittf;burg Coil Company, w i t h eaim U8elosa wlu . n t h e galc reaclH . d a tonnage of 1,500,0('0 a n n u u l l y , would , blixzard intensity and . · 3 - S O A M h a v e $825,001', a r c o r d l i i f i to the le- I yesterday his plane sti uck a m'vi i- I ) 0 t - 1 '-'iln 32 miles north o St. G«x,ri;e, (Hhers b e n e f i t i n g w o u l d be tho Me- j Utah. K c - h p o r t Coal Coke C o m p a n y , sav- Th( pUot cscape( i w i f , a wrenchf , (( DUNBAR TOWNSHIP SQUIRE FINED $200, PAROLED FOR YEAR .lustier- Thomas (Jrahinn Must Make liest.ihdion of AH Sfait M O H O J . FASSON SENT TO WORKHOUSE H p ^ t a l t o Th' % ( ' o u r t o t , IJNION7OWX, Feb 25 --Justice of tho Peace Thomas G r a h a m , t o n v i c t e d at the DecenYber term ot court of conspiracy, today was fined $200 and co^U, and parohd tor one year. He m u s t nuiko r e s t i t u t i o n of all stale moneys, t o t a l l i n g $12ti l o l l e c i e d in f i n i n g dog owners lor alleged v i o l a t i o n j of the stale lawis. j Constable Samuel A Faspon of Con noils villo w««? sent to the \ \ o r k - | house for -six m o n t h s ! During the- trial the p r e s i d i n g jjud?e t directed t h a t Fas«son he removed t r o n i the wHiiest-, stand to the c o u n t y |.nl on a charge ( p e r j j u r y . Squire Graham and Constable Foe- eon were alleged to have fined dog' owners an-1 failed to remit the money | to the sta'c. Fa,SFon, w h i l e on the witness stand, a d m i t t e d that he had "padded" Ms coeta. HOPEFUL PAT1 LNTS SWARM CLINIC* Because of t h e n n n o ' i n c c m e i t of a possible c u r e for rancer made by Doctors J o h n D H u m b o * and W. B. C'xfTey, of San Francisco, h u n d r e d s of r a n c c r v i c t i m s .s varmed the b u i l d m p in which the doctors' offices ,-irr l o c a t r d . Th doctors explained that their discovery is s t i l l in tho e x p e r i m e n t a l .st« tc while officers of the American Me-di* cal association warned prrso )s not to rejrard it as a positive cura * Photo .shows some of t tc many who swarmed the clinic. © Thursday, Friday Community Dollar Days of Merchan ts i n t $300,000 a n n u a l l y : McKeesport T n i Plate Company $207,500 annually Savin;; of the N'rttoual Tube Com- |)uiv, s h i p p i n g riO.O'ii) ions, \sere not d e t e r m i n e d Tho r e p o r t wa fi cd at the request nf l . t e u t c n a n t ma ion re Colo id ll.un. Infor- t i e canalization c f t h e river tnl arguments for its imp r f v o m e n t w i r e p i c - ' - n t e d at a hearing last m o n t h . TRADE RESTRJUNT CHARGED AGAINST 13 OIL COMPANIES Hy U n i t e d Pi ess. BROCKTON*, M a t h , Feb. 23.--A .-'·-et i n d i c t m e n t aj-'jinst I t oil c o m - i panleh and oifiht ind v U I u a l » , c h a r g i n g . i o i i i j i r c U b' V'-itroln trade and to i create a monopol.v in tbe s.i.e of gaso- 1 t i n . - «in! p e t i o l e u m i r o d i u t r i h a s been J i e t u r i H ' l by a I'ljm-outli county grand I j u r j . [ T ie- i n d i c t m e n t rnai'e p u b l i c today by back His piane and : !0 pounds of mall were dcatroycd b- flames. Fie waited for daylight an I t h e n h i k e d u n t i l he struck a higln ay w h e n - he was picked up by a ni ton.,t, d.uinl and bleeding from m i n r c u t s . From a winter-locket region several hundred miles to lie north came reports of the death of two leas fort u n a t e airmen. They wore Henry C. l-ore-itx and Edward C. S m i t h , whobe were found in he wreckage of their plane near St.- nforri, M'mt , by a rancher tearchmj for a lost cow. The rancher, Georj ,* McKernna, f o u n d the animal n e a r b v , in lured. It lu-wl been struck by the t a i l i n g plane SPEEDY INDICTMENT OF BAKER, POISON SLAYER, IS SOUGHT By U n i t e d ^rc s. NEW YORK, Kob. 25. -Speedy THOMAS KANE'S FUNERAL WILL BE WEDNESDAY AT 2:30 Thomae R. Kano, one of tbe city'e oldret and best known rebident-s, died at 4 o'clock Monday mornme Ui the State Hospital to which place hn had been removed recently after being injured in a f a i t at hia nonie, 108 \Vost (treen street. Mr. Kai c wa^v tKrn in Ireland November I, 1S44, a ton of the late John and Margaret K a n e . In 1851 he came to t i e United Stato*. w i t h hie parents a n i lived w i t h them in Mor;an valley, near Broad Ford. At an i early ago.le learned tho cooper t r a d e " C o m m u n i t y Dollar Day -the, au-d was enployed at the d i s n l l e r y of | nuaJ event of Uir r r e r i h a i i t « of { n- A Overboil C ' o m p a n y at Broad Ford. When oil w« d i s r o v r i e d at O i l C i t y n thr GO'S, Mr Kano v,UK among the irst workers in th-e field Ho r o t u r n w l o Morgan Station in 187S and wa« engaged as s u p e r i n t e n d e n t of tho Laufth- Hn rnlne a Rr^id Ford. Since 190J he nan livec" a retired life, moving f r o m Morgan to i his city. Mr. K a n o was a member of the First Methodist I'piecopal C/hurch. lie is survived by :i brother, Martin Kane of Newark, N. J,, nnd several nlr«ctji and nephews. The body v.at taken from the i'lineral parlorb of J. C. Mitchell to the \Veet !recn stre'( residence today. Tho funeral frorvico w i l l be held at the home at 2 : 2 0 o'clock Wednesday a f t e r noon. Dr. i ) n v i d R G r a h a m , pastor of the First Meth-odiMt Episcopal Cliuich, will official". Hawk Electrical Co. Of New Castle Moves Here; Makes Batteries h.ive b'»en mn^'imeed lo-r T h u r . M l n y and Fr-nUiy ['bniHiy -1 nl 2 A" was- t h e ir I ' i n i f r s*v ra! \ f a r s , the merchant') n a v t m.i'k ir- rang-emeuts w i t h tbe \Se.st 1'cnn R i l l ways Compa'i to c a t r . patrons f m M o u n t Bru(!d(K-k, K l i n (ho.e. Old er- hon R u n , Kcottd.iN', H i u t h ( onn-t l-iv i l l o and all late nnec! a t n p o l n t n on T h u r h d a y , the. t i i - t t Ku , b-'tweven he hour j of S: 00 A. M and 1:0' P M. V l l persons I r i r d l n g cars \v^th n th-ft u ea LIGHTNING BOLT/ STRIKES RESIDENCE AT NORTH SCOTTDALE -N'o riam;i,,'tt in t h i s region was re-ported wliich from the- electrical .storm ·.(! over Connelltiville last night Tho electrical display, the first of tho M x u o n , was Eiooouipankd by havy r a i n , Miough not of flrxwi proportions, Biieli as visited Ilio F'itts- region in- i A lxlt of l i g h t n i n g svtruck ( h o home ,,,«.,« I A t t o r n e y W i n f K i d W i l b a r %va ' ^tmont of James Bak -r. corife ?e el j of Joseph fonwrfteld of N o r t h HcoM- vctt i n c d f o l l o w i n g a moiuh't, in- poluon *l'iyer, was saugl t trxiay as dale, near 1'ritt.s Mill, lat night The and hours specified w i l l I ed lo tho i - i l y free All the leading men hants rt- Will Utilize Part of Plant Of E. A. Lundy Company. Anot'hc-r ho* been added to Onnella- ville'a induflirien, w i i h tho cominp of ·tho Hawk Blectric Manufacturing C o m p a n y , which liatt taken over a part of the of (he K. A. Iundy Company and. w i l l engage in the manufacture of htorage Imtterles, b i«K in i n d u s t r i a l , mine- and railroad batteries, it waw made known' today. ' i h u company formerly \v«s locntei, at New Castle. now in and getting Millions Loss Caused by Flood Near Pittsburg n t ' n l t n U Trot's. PJTTSBURG, Fob 2 5 - - T he Pitts- b u r ^ d i s t r i c t was struggling today to repair havoc lo t r a n s p o r t a t i o n and c o m m u n i c a t i o n caused by t b e heavy rain and electric storrn lasi night in w h i c h one man was electrocuted and a n o t h e r was believed to h a v e been drowned when a small bridge was s w e p t away. Hundreds were left hom-Oess Pud m i l l i o n s of dollars of prop rty d.im- aj?e was caused by tho heavi at down- p o u r in years, which convert xl streets into m i n i a t u r e rivers Thoman Sadyanch, 24, Tur le Creek, near here, v,ae killed when (truck by a live wire which foil across h i s a u t o mobile. A woman compan on n a r - rowly escaped death aa she attemnu-d to rescue h i m . Nearby rnotomts prevented her from coming in contact with the wire. An unidentified man was reported drowned when a bridge ove · Thompson's, Run creek, Brown Hoi ow, r.-e.ir here, was swept beneath him and two (ompamioiiH The other tvo were rescued from the r u s h i n g vaters by persons w a t c h i n g the flood troni the bank. Boroughs and' townships tr the cant hardest in the Turtle Creek Valley were temporarily homeless today as high w iters destroyed bridges and left flooded houses. Glen field, Loetsdale, Ambridge, Sewickley, Kdgeworth, South Heights, and t o w n s in the northern part ot Allegheny c o u n t y suffered h avy loss V i r t u a l l y evcrv house at ^cetsdale was flooded w i t h debris whf i the entire town was inundated a i School SPIES IN SENATE WING OF CAPITOL ARESUSPECTED Special Force of Plain-Clot lies Officers Keeps Watch on AH Strangers. nnd n o r t h of Pittsburs; wer» hit. H u n d r e d s of residents- Street creek overflowed, away nine briges. carrying men aro set t i n t ; up max-hinwry operating ment. in the Dollar Day im i'ead for acutal operations w h i c h are oxptw-tetl to get u n d e r way next week, it u a s said. T w e n t y men were employed by the company t New C-astle Aa many at Brownsville Man Murdered At HagerstoM n U n i t e d Presn. M I.. Feb. 25.- - -o- lice today hough! a motive tor he shooting of a man lK-lieved to le Th o- dore Hockman o f B r o w n s v i l l e , l a , whose body was di.stwred hidden In brueli near here. % The n a m e Theodore Kocl-in.in v a« etitchel into t h e coat won by man. Money in the pockets has txi t h e M.ut a n d .is tho biiMrie*s grows w i l l be given employment here, ^dui B J). H a w k , vice- president and manager of the compau of t h e operations. in TO HEAR ABOUT "COW THAT JUMPED OVER AMERICA" authorities to a motive othe-r tl- in igation by his olfie I n t o a comp l a i n t filed b tlu^ K o i t h Oil Corpora- t i o n of this i ity. \\ilbar a n n o u n c e d that t h e indict- r u e r t would bo rvu! u Superior Cour£ t l i l d a t t e r n o o u . Cont-e-riw named «^ det\»nlant^ were: S t a n d a r d Oil C ' o m p i n y of New York, Ho a -on Oil Compans of N'ew Jersey, C i t y Service Hetiiung C'ompany, Jenney .ManufactuiiiiK Cornp my. Richfield Oil Assistant District Attorney Brothers went before the prand j.iry and outlined evidence- conccrnln : the murder of Henry (}aw. It later WJUB reported that the indictment had be«n voted, would bo drawn immediately and landed up to General Sessions Judge Ioeni« tomor- roww. T)r. Charles Norris cuh t' medical examiner, and Dr. Alexander O. (Joettler, Corporation of Mot,t. ichueotts, Tide- · testllied boforo the grani jury. They w a t " r On Sales Corporation, Shell J later told tiewspaperme i t h a t the K.is era T'-otroli'iim f'roducts, Inc., death of Gaw, a night wat h men at tho Tex is* Oil t ' o m p . i n j G u l f R e f i n i n g j Guggenheim laboratories who was Con-pan.'., Sun Oil C impany, A t l a n t i c killed Dec-ember R, 192S, ' had resulted Rotl i i n r Company i-inckilr Refilling j from enougli cyanide to k i l l a team of bolt hit tho roof nnd swittored shingles. It followed tlte electric wire and pjussed through tihe nxrUsr, com- plotoly destroying it. Thiere wa.s TIO fire. It w us baid that tho minute mechanism of tho mot-er wa.s scaltor- ed ovor the house. Lightning was reported to have struck tho radio aerial at tho home of Chester Martin of Perryopolis last night. It W.IH said that the radio wae damaged. ( ' · o m p i t i y and Mexlca jor.i tion. Petroleum Cor- Hixner Fiuors Ec.monij. f \V4.SH1NUT()N. Ke IT).-- President ! Hoc. or te«ls thii- is n titno for a general expansion ot p u ' i l i t - u x p e a d i t u r e n and npi*ealfd to t l i o o u n t r y today to i behind in r e s t r i c t i n g t o \ v i t h i u t h e limita of tt o n a t i o n a l n i t o n i \ o Dunper lo VSUINOTOX. 1' 23.-- Pr«eidont HK)-- r said h i s n - p r r t ot conditions of t i e Domumsin r o r u b l i c , whore re- b e l l l n ^ J ^ rorK rt«Hl yet-terday. con- t a i n e d no i n f o r m , i t i o n t h a t there it, any d a n g e r to the- 1'tV ot ' i b e i t y of Amei- k-an. at tho preM-nl t i m e N. i. Tort r r y III. MC I'NT PLKASA.V! , Fb 'Jo.--Form e r O i ^ t i let M t o r n - e j .\. A. Cort if. rc~ p o r i c d in ,i v e r y *-rm M! t o m t i t i o u at hii tiauio 10. Kuifk 1 s'.i :ot. oseu." MINISTERS TO WRITE SERMONSJW PAPERS Rev. Ralph K. Sholxjr, ·! astor of the Fir.st Church of the Qn thren and president of the Connell \ i l l e Ministerial Association, a n n o u i CCK t h a t tx- K i n n i n g Saturday, March I, there will appear in both local papt -s each Saturday u n t i l Raster a 500-\-ord sermon ^Titten by men of the a^ iociatlon on tho "po-to-i^hurch" move-n ent and the evauge-lism campaign ·esixx-tively, parallel thought. Rev Bugono N'. Duty if t h e Kirst Christian C h u r c h will w rte for The Couri-er and Rev. George- H. K r u p p of the United Presbyterian ' ' h u r c h for th News tor Saturday iV.mh 1. The president of the associat on w i l l ui- point other ministers to write from woak. la COAST GUARD GETS RUM RUNNER AFTER LONGGUN BATTLE N K W LONDON, Feb. 25.--A coast g u a r d patro boat Irom thus base c a p t u r e d a mm r u n n e r tod-ay a f l e r a chasu f r o m l i o l d I s l a n d , N a r r a g a n e t t Bay, to Foi r Rivers, Mass , d u r i n g w h i c h many rounds oC a m m u n i t i o n w e i o fired, C o m m a n d e r L. T. Chalker a n n o u n c e d . Jle sciul lie had orders not to reveal the name of the captured c r a f t u n t i l it had been examined here. Pie said he believed n o n e of the crew had been killed or i n j u r e d . Says He San Shot, Fired. C H A R L O T T E , N. C., F«b. 15.-- .Tuliir, K o w l e r of Gastonta testified in" the K l l a May WIggin's m u r d e r trial here today tl.at ho saw Horace Wheelus, ono of th fivo defendants, lire into ,t t r u c k loaed with striking cotton m i l l workers as i pass-eel on the (lastonia- Bosscmor h i r h w a v September 11. lm- me-diately afrer the shot uinp o u t , Kowlor testified, Mri?. Wiggint, cried robbery. Tho boly wan riddled w th b u l l e t h and a s h o t g u n wnh a o s- thurged shell in one i haiiibor v oa f o u n d nearby. Taft Losing, His Physicians Sa y · ' WASHINGTOf I, Feb. 25 -Phyeicie is attondiup: former Chief Justice T ft bolleve that he "has lost prround," tb ? said in a b u l l e t i n issued i;hoi tly bsf re noon today. "The f o r m e r C h i e f .lu.stice," the. b 1- l e t i n fcflid, "has s h o w n no napro- 1 e- m e n t for several days While there i« no immeliate alarm, it is felt he b ta lent ground." General lie«.. OSi^O, Feb 25.--General Cliristi n Theodor Holttool, 67, ^euerulisinio )C the Norwegian army, died today. Admitted to Hospital. Sophia Adolph of Meadow lano is in the Hospital for treatment. The Weather Rain t o n i g h t ; \ V e d n e s d i y r a i l , m u c h cold-er in a f t e r n o o n ot n i g h t s the noon weather torocast lor Wet - orn Pennsylvania. Temperature Record. 1930 J»2» M a x i m u m HS is Minimum 5S 2S The regttlar meeting of the Kiwanis Club has been c.lutage-d thia week to Thursday evening at G o'clock when the annual Farm-ers-Kiwania Good Will Dinner will be held. The speaker n this occasioh will bo Prof A. A. Borland, head, Department of Dairy Husbandry, Pennfjyl- vani^i State College. He han acquared considerable fame as an entertaining speaker aivd will have a meaaage that will in,tere.st people of the town, q u h o at much as tho farmers. Hta subject will be, "The C'ow that Jumped Over America." KLINE ACTS AS ARBITER TO END TAXICAB STRIKE CLEO ECONOMY ON TWO COMMITTED OF AHEPA LODGE Officer, 1 ! of I ' n i o u t o w n Chi pter N'o. 1U, A n i o n c a n l l e l l o n i r K-d icational Pro-Krossiv-i* A.shKiiition, w o r » installed with officers of UK- Wa,hinKton, 1'a,, and M o r K a n t o w n , W Va., chapters at imprcssivf I't'remoni-es in Morgant o w n , W. Va. Karras o-f U n i o n t o vn is the new president, .-HIweeding Cl so Economy of Connell.-vVille. Mike Petradus of Uniontown is \ice~presld ?nt, Gu.s Martin, U n i o n t o w n o:retar, and Peto Metro p u l o us, I'ulontow i. treasurer. Other o Hirers fleeted and i istalled: Peto G i a n J i * . Hiv/wnsville, captain of guards N'u k Voulkos, Com ellvill-o, c h a p l a i n ; Paul Mela.s, Uriontown, warden; Cleo l-onom, Con n-lsville, George f r i s k y uid Samuel Rakas, Brownsville, publicity co nruitte^, Cloo Kconomv. Conrie-lisville, Torn Brownsville, 'it d John SLambulte, l*ninniown, K.tok committee, and Alex ClUanakas, Unionto vn, welfare, and entertainment committee CARPENTERS SEEK $10,000 DAMAGES IN AUTO MISHAP By U n i t e d Press. P1TTSBURG, Feb. 26.--Efforts to end tho 45-day strike of. 1,200 taxicab drivers were made today at a conference in which Mayor Charles H. Kline, counsel for the Parmalee Company, operators of Green and Yellow cabs, and strikert; representatives attended, Sitt-inR as arbiter Mayor Kline discussed tho eltuation with Parmalee Company attorneys and mombers o£ the strikers' executive committee. A requeet by the latter that newspaper men be admitted to sessions wa/3 refueed when Mayor Kline's secretary rcfueed to allow reporters to enter tho conference room. Representatives of n e i t h e r eide in the etrik-e would give no indication they would accede to the others demands. U N I O N T O W N , Feb. 2 5 -- T h r n i g h h i s parents, John H. and Daley C; rpenter, John H. Carpenter, Jr., toxla/ i n s t i - t u t e d a civil action lor $10,000 against H. F. Meljfllan of Connellsvil e. It is claimed by the y o u n g Man t h a t on December 11, latt, he wae walking aions the sidewalk at P i t t w b u i g etreot and Crawford av-enun w h e n Miss Pearl McLala.ii of Connolltiville lost control of th-e automobile which she w a s driving in an a t t e m p t to r o u n d Biimetone Corner. The car ran upon th© eidev alk and struck Carpenter, breaking his right leg and i n j u r i n g his bpine. Other members of the Carpenter fa.cndy were walking east on Crawford av nuo al the time ot the accident, teaching Pltteburg street about the same, time the, ear came around tho corner. MAY BE ECHO OF PROHIBITION Hy P A t ' I - I! MALISON I ' n i l r - r i I'rpou .StafT C o r r e s p o n d e n t WASHINGTON, Feb. 25.--- Precautions beyond t h o s e of war times havo Ivoen put into pftect in the Senate, wing of the United St-ates Capitol bec.uiM of complaints of numerous senator:; that t h e y are being trailed by ous .spies, tho United Press lea.ruel today A special squad of plain-rlotheK men liao been organized by Davlii S Barry, sergeant-at-?irms erf the Senate,. to police the Kallerir-s and lobbies and an investigation has been ordered by Republican Floor Loader Watson. The c o m p l a i n i n g senators believe tho snooper;, may h a v e a connection with the recent charges made in t h e Senate against the prohibition enforcement pbrsonnel. There also are reports that the spies are trying to ascertain if senators, personally are living up to the prohibition law. The side foor of the. Senate winp has been closed and locked so tha' all those who enter must come through a H i n g l o main entrance where a uniformed policeman always haf been stationed. The Senate's own dp tectives f o l l o w any strangers who enter. From time to t i m e senators have charged t h a i t h e i r offices were r a n sacked or that t h e y were being hub- ject to espionage, but never In recent years has it been f o u n d necessary to e s t a b i l s h a counter-espionage system. Several weeks ago Senator Borah, Republican, Idaho, who charged the p r o h i b i t i o n e n f o r c e m e n t personnel was 'bad from top to bottom," said h e ' believed his office was being watched Later Senator Wheeler, Democrat, M o n t a n a , who joined Borah in hib charges,, made a similar comp l a i n t Both offices are in the Senate office b u i l d i n g nearly a block from the Capitol i t s e l f . At t h a t t i m e Attorney General M i t c h e l l e m p h a t i c a l l y denied his de- p a r t m e n t was doing (he sleuthing and said .such s p y i n g w o u l d bo " u n t h i n k able." The counter-espionage was ordered a f t e r Watson himself had reason to believe a mysterious stranger was h a n g i n g around the door of bis oflico, whirl! is in the Capitol, adjoining tho Senate chamber. O t h e r senators have made similar complaints. "I h a \ e ordered an investigation" W a t s o n told t h e U n i t e d Press today. "J do not wish to hay anything more about it now, but I ' l l tell you f r a n k l y r am opposed to that, gumshoo sort of t h i n g and J i n t « - n d to gn to tho bottom of it. "1 w i l l have something to say wben my i n v e s t i g a t i o n IB completed." W h i l e t h i s q u i e t drama of spies and c o u n t e r is being enacted, a pro- h i b i t i o n truce has been signed u n t i l March 10, the date the tariff bill i.x expected to be passed. Chairman Morris of the Judiciary Committee had called Chairman W:ck"- ershain of the Law KuPorcement Commission and Attorney General Mitchell to appear on that date to testify about his resolution proposing an investigation of the Federal Prohibition Bureau The Norris dry group consented to the delay m hopes ( h a t more penti- m e n t could bo aroused in favor of the i n q u i r y . Burned by Gasoline. Nora Benson, nine years old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Benson of Somerset, was severely burned last Friday when aho is reported to havo thrown a q u a n t i t y of gasoline in the f u r n a c e . Mrs. Benson was p a i n f u l l y b u r n e d about (ho arms in t e a r i n g Die b u r n i n g c l o t h i n g from her datitjluer. Mrs. H i K o n Improrlnir. Mrs. H e n r y Ililson, who has been confined to her home at Rock Hidge, HFTY MEN GIVEN WORK AT ADE1JUDE Th© miniiiK of coal at tho ^xdelaid-o plant of Corrado (Jaliardi, 1 ic., was resumed this morning after .in idleness of about a -nonth. Fifty men w-ere r e t u r n e d to 'vork by tho resumption of operations. Motorist Freed In Auto Fatality At Fayette City MAY BE MORE FARMERS THAN TOWNSPEOPLE AT FARMERS'DINNER Unless the business men of the city respond more freely to tbe opportunity to purchase tickets for th-6 Karmor- Kiwanis Good Will Dinner on Thursday evening, the farmer contingent will largely o u t n u m b e r them. To date the sales to the fanners indicate that at least 100 of them will be in attendance. The sales to townspeople are very much less. It, is urged that tickets be pim:ho*od as promptly as possible in order that arrangements can be made for ( h o d i n n e r t h a t w i l l be served by ( h e ladies of. tbe M e t h o d i s t Episcopal C h u r c h . Advance n o t i c e is necesearj in order that t h e correct, iimulM* «C meals may be provided. Tickets are being sold by Burton M Swartzweldcr, Roy Hctzel, P. R. Wejmer, R. M. JUelberger, A. A. Clarko and K a r l C. Moore. Local business men who are not members oC the Kiwanis C l u b are urged to get la touch with some member of. this committee w i t h o u t delay. Xo Snook Decision. WASHINGTON, Feb. 25.--The Supreme Court failed to hand down a decision ;n the cast- ot Dr. James ·UNION-TOWN, Feb. 25.--No blame | Howard Snook, f o r m e r Ohio State for tho death of Daniel McFall laet U n i v e r s i t y professor, convicted of t h e February 1 was attached by L coro-1 TM ur ^ r _, of ^ rlheora H1s . '* the o p e n i n g ner's jury to R a l p h Clark ol Belle Vernon whoie m a c h i n e f - t n u k the j victim n e a r K a y e t t o C i t y . It was testified to the j u r y y e s t e r d a y that Dan i pi had JXMMI d r i n k l n ; «ome and t h a t s h o r t l y a f t ° r IIP and t v o girls of c o u r t t o d a y . Kemrneri to Hospital. H a r r y Crossan, 2i, of Owensdalft Is in the C o n n e l l s v i l l c Stato- Hospital for ot while; had a l i s h t e d near t h e McFali Home h e i h o U d , 8 M l l p r y a , f l r o . u , }! , * J I P I I tn h e road and wiu, hit ly the burned by steam. His condittou ta

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