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March 1, 1930

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L i ast ditE on rice Connelkv: He's Biggest and Best Newspaper. The Best Advertising Medium in the Yough Region. VOL, 2X, XO. Thi» \V«*rkl.r f 'inr!»r, P'onm!/**} .July 17, 1S7f). i The l i a l l y t mirier, Kouotlctl November 1O, Jt) 12. j ,I . j ,Inly IS, 1028, CONNELLSVILJ-Ji:, PA., SATURDAY E\ r BN]NG, MAF CH 1, 1930. TWELVE PAGES. Mayor Minerd Propose? ** Ji Moving Up Work Hour During the Summe FURLOUGHED SHOP MEN OF B. 0. MAY BE RECALLED SOON Scheme Beinj? Worked Out to Rafse Kfficiency Standard And Decrease Overtime. Our Stores, Ghurr.he!; Compared With Those of Lirger Cities, "To Credit o : Connellsvilie" Move Is Df.sitrnod (o i i i v c I V o - l pie Mure I^elstire in Host ; T i m e (if Day. ; BUSINESS MEN ARE CONSULTED! M a y o r H I P . . \ I L u e r d is s e r i o u s l y I c o n s i d e r i n g some m e t h o d hy w h i c h it ' w i l l b e pot: i b l f t o a d d a n h o u r of c l a y - j l i g h t l o t a » s u m m e r day;- i n t h i s j c o m m u n i t y a n d I h ' - r e l y a f f o r d m e n i and women \\h« are ei'i'ploy d an op- , p o r t u n i t y t « e n j o y ar.y f o r m - : ' r e c r c a - ; t i o n they A l t h o u j :-t,--fs. t ; i ' (·: " f e e l i n g w i t " leader:-; ill t h e Merry Del Val, Noted Cardinal, Is Dead at (»5 u ay choose. j h hi: ha., t a k e t i n i d e t i n i i " cliiof e . v e r ' H i v o has tH^n ' b u s i n e s s and i n d - u s t r ' u i ! ; p,u t fr-\v d a y s .in:t hopes 'o ::i-. :n o n t a i t w i t h m a - i y c l u i - i u ^ t h e l u f i u t h . " I c ! o U O L w a n ; to i - t a r t .·(i w h i c h t h e e n t i r e c i t y doe.- m - i M « ; p ! H ) r t . " i - a i d M a y o r A l i i u r d -i w i s h t o ! d t o d a y , i w o m e n ' t u n i t y 'n " l . u t I d o 'eel t h e m e n a m who work de.ierw a n o p p o s p e n d an h u r at smut- .-.ort !' iwrea- j i i o n d u r i n g t h e d a y l i g h r peiTxi." | The m a y r s a i d h e d m i b u d t h e a d - i \ i s a b i l i t y cf " d a y l i g h t s a v i n g " u n l e s s ! i : w a s g e n - T a l l y a d o p t e d i n t h i s s e c - j l i o n . i t s i . c h a p l a n I s f a v o r a b l e t o ! C o n n o l i s v i l e . I ' l i i o n ' o w n , S c o t t d u i e i a, 1 )'"! M o u n t P!ea.-an', a n d f . ) ( t i e i u - i ' d u s t r i e s a d j a c e n t lo t a r h o!" the t o w n s , t h e i t h a t m e t h o d w o u l d w o r k , Cardinal Merry Pel Val died sh rt- ly a f t e r he had undergone an operation for appendicitis. The Cardinal was Secretary of the C on- KreRation of the Holy O f f i c e md ArcnprieFt of the Vatican. He was Papal Secretary o( State nd one of th? best known prlacef oi the Church. he iK-lieves As a sub: f . - e c n r i i i j : ! i t u ' v i: 1 : in-':U ion the p l a n c o o p e r a t i o n of heads of u ^ f - a n d i u d t i s t t ies t o t h e t h e w o r k i n g t i i y lo a d H o u r , t h e r e i n r u t i n g t h e p e r i o d j u s ! a n h o u r t h f l a f t e r n o o n . Such a n l y Ve- a r i v n i t u K e o t i s a l m o s t l i » fw extern. that v a n c e d a n e m p l o y m e n earlier l i t ino-thod w u l d ur.ie.^x t h e e is p a r t i e i p a t k n, h o w e v e r , and h e m a y o r j says it wor-td b L a i r c i m - n d o - i i t a s k to j endeavor t- in tor view eai.h e m p l o y e r ; separately. Me i n v i t e s , h o w e v e r , com ! mont f r o m a l ! , e i i i . e r i a \ i r u b l e o r j critical. "1 timrl desire to t i n d cur w h e t h e r or not O,T of th-c.si propi s i u o n s is j suitable to O o t i i i f l l s v i i i e , " In s a i d . i ·This i d e a is not o n l y foi t h e p r o - tnotion o u d d i t ' ? o i i ; U c - m u r i u n i t y sports," sa d M a y o r M i n e r d . " i t is d e signed to give- oaeh i n i H v i d u i l a spare hour in fro best p a r t of HM day for himself or Iierselt'. Someo.ic hai in take. the U i i t i u t i v e a n d I ' m w i l l i n g t o go H.A far u s ]Kssiblo to l r i n · it about. What I wen Id l i k e to K-e r cbt. a w a y is the r e a c ' i o n of our e n i p U y e r s . " Taft Able to Speak After Rally; No Hope For His Recovery ELEVEN HUNDRED ARE AFFECTED Uy L'nitec Press. WASHINGTON. March 1.--Joining t u r n back the sixctre of uuomploy- labor and th- managoinent of | t h e Baltimore Ohio Railroad have · a c h i e v e d a new f o r m u l a which is al- j t . r a c t i n g a t t e n t i o n in industria.1 circles. I The first of its k i n d ever achieved on any major railroad system, Uio i p l a n assures employment this year to all of the 1.100 sh p workers who I w e r e furloughed in December. What, ever unemployment, may occnir will !e a.s w i d e l y diK-tribuU d as possible uil- d e r tho cooperating arrangement, so t h a t n~ man will be f o r cod to go to a n o t h e r c o n i n r u u i t y . fn r e t u r n for labor's pledge to avoid o v e r t i m e wherever possible arid to b r i n g about ihe h i g h e s t rlogrco of ellH'.iency in every shop anl r o u u d - : bouse operation, r: ill road heads u n | dertake lo guarant ··« employment to j BO mo 12.9:0 .shop t porat iv-es at the j risk of o v e r r u n n i n g its normal s h o p | b u d g e t . j The agreement wtw; concluded a f t e r I negotations borweor officials and rep- f ! r e s e n u u i v w n of the r a i l w a y s employes [ j d e p a r t m e n t of the A m e r i c a n F\vkra- [ ' tion o[ Labor. , j | It is understood about 2a shop "tn- \ ; ployea in O o n u e l l s .-ille were i n c . l u d - i ! ed union}; those f ir oughcd in IK-cem- j ber. O fli r i a 1 K h e r e had not IxK-n i n - ' i formed of t h e cooperative p l a n , it w;u» '· said. '· T h a t the c o n t e n t i o n (.0 which The I C o u r i e r has Ionic and coiuriMontly adhered, that Oonne.llsvill-e is a hel.ter c i t y t h a n some, of its citizens profess lo believe.; t h a t its merc'oants. are wide, awake, e n t e r p r i s i n g , m a i n t a i n Days, u n e x - a t t r a c t i v e p!act:\s of business, keep de- p e n d a b l e m e r c h a n d i s e on their I shelves, afford bt.ater for a h c p p c r s i than can be s elsewhore, and fe-ive g e n u i n e Iw u n special occasions like. Dollar has been confiriTM.'d from an pected source, A w o m a n f r o m a distant, c i t y hut now in C o n n o l l s v i l l e , has v o l u n t a r i l y {riven her i m p r e s s i o n s of Dollar D a y , r! oar stores, of o u r c h u r c h e s a r i d Die b e a u t y of the s e t t i n g of Counelh-.ville, a;- compared w i t h o t h e r place's m m h larper, all of w h i c h are " m u c h to the, c r e d i t of the t o w n of t . ' o n n e U s v i l h ." (.living her n a m e , but nsijig the ns- sumeI l i t l o of " A n Obwerv^r." t l i e correspondent w r i t e s f r a n k l y nt: h r | impressions us f o l l o w s : "lloiiif; f r o m a d i s t a n t c i t y , t u r a l l y enjoying v i s i t i n g arnl t h e v a r i o u s n x T c l - t ^ p o H a l i y on Dollar Days--- 1 find m y s e l f c o m p a r i n g those d i s p l a y e d here 10 tliotic displayed in a c i t y of over 100,- Oi'fi i n h a b i t a n t s a n d imidi lo th- na- ob- cr -flit, of (,)i« t o w n of C o n n c l l s vi Ic. I ciin t r u t h f u l l y state the price ai 1 quality are equal if not su- pi nor to those of other much la -gcr cities. No one should er ortain the thought that t h e y en i do better by lakinfc their m ney and spending it in o t h e r ri ios, for bargains are here, ri: ht iiert? tn your own Httlo city. ' I fool as though. 1 must m .ke mention of: a m i l l i n e r y or abli«!jm«nt I vi.stt«1, wh-ore I fo ind styles that are boa.ullt.ul. K' t e r i n g this parlor one can re idily soo the taste displayed by t h · buyer in tho .styles that are of ered to the ladies of CormellK- vi 1«; prices are also reasonable. ' A l s o one can boast of the c l u r c h e s here, the exterior and i n orior excewliriK those of much l a - g e r cities. Let t h i s all be a In list to the pretty little city of r- nneHsvllle, with tho w i n d i n g ri er that flows onward over oa- w rd, and a reminder to all Inh.- h i t a n l s to appreciate the worth ol t h e i r own home town ami 1m- ]) :vr ir w h e n opportunity is P' escnted." Somerfield Boys Travel 100 Yards In Homemade Glider Just Off the Wire By U n i t e d Freiss. PlTTSBUru;, M a r c h 1.--A lire in lio Ou.kla.ud d i s t r i c t last, night, caused t.ho deiU.1i of a w o m a n , forced m a n y others t.o fine, and destroyed a t h r o e - Ktory r o o m i n g house. Mrs. Catherine K a n e , a n i n v a l i d , t r a p p e d on t h e t . i i i n l floor, was overcome by .smoke and died an h o u r l a t e r . * * * WASHINGTON, M a r c h 1,--Charles K i n l e y was s w o r n in by Speaker I./ong- w o r t h today us Uio Republican repre- i;enLa.tivo of K e n t u c k y , ^ u c e e e d i u g John M. Robinson, who has boon appointed to t h e Senate. » * * CLEVELAND, M a r c h i.--Plans for i a. $;{O.UOO,000 merger to organize the ; Ceramic Steel Products* C o m p a n y are u n d e r w a y , according to A. B. Andrews, i n d u s t r i a l engineer of. 1 P i t t s - i burg, w)io has been conferring w i t h j business men r£ Ohio in regard to D m , new e n t e r p r i s e . He ai q u a r t e r n for t.ho company w i l l be located in e i t h e r C l e v e l a n d or Pitti-iburg, A n d r e w s said. It. w i l l lo incorporated in Delaware. DR. SNOOK SECRETLY TO AVOID THRONG OF CURIOUS KiiiH'ral Service Hold nt Late J I (i tin 5 , W i t h I n t e r m e n t fi Dawn. PROFESSOR IS CALM IN DEATH PROPERTY HERE IS BOUGHT | IN BY ATTORNEY! Murder Known Before His Body Was Found Special to The Courier. rNlO.NTOVYN, March 1. -- Several persons had knowledge, of the m u r d e r of . l o h n K. Donohoe at; early a« :' o'clock on tho morninp: of J u l y ' N I O N T O N V N . M a r c k l e , 3 B^ t ' n i t e d F'ross. W.VSHIN'fiTO.V, . M a n - h 1.-- W i h a m H o w a r d T a f t r a l l i e d f r o m h i " lonv, hours of i l i n c . - s -an i l l n e s s v h i c h d"".ttor: Kay w i l l h i r i n g ' i e a t h ;:: ;. : n i r s " . a n y t i m e now--ni:ficieni!y t .peak t o d . i v a n d d o c t o r s said h i s con U t i o n j l.)r. T h o m a s P l a y i . o r , o n e of t l i · t w . a t t e n d a n t s u p o n t h e a g e d f rmor P r e s i d e n t , w a s the first p h y f . i i in Iu c a l l on M r . T a f t t o d a y . Hi- kt; icke.cl a; i h e door ol' the f o r m e r f ' h i e ' Ju.s- l i c e ' s r o o m a n d M r . T a d b.n! h i m "come i n " w i t h ,i l o w , a l i n n n i n a u d i b l e voice. I : was t h e f i r m t i i u o i n more t h a n "(' h o i i r ^ ! i i a t T;.i'· h a d b c ; i a b l e to s p e a U , a l t h o u y h h · had .:-'f:i^e v a r i o i i . per- MARCH COMES LIKE LAMB BUT COLD IS IMMEDIATE OUTLOOK "K M a r c i come:-: in l i k e a l a m b it Kot-K oui. : i k o a lion," H U « an ok! in-over)). That, pettier; t h : prospects i-( .·.·[u-incliKo weat.!ir f o r tho latter d'nyn of l h K m o n t h , and in f a c t , t h e f o r e c a s t t o d a y i i n i i c a i e s t ' i o "lion- l i k o " i'ircei. a r c a p t t o sel busy r i g h t T h e n ; W A S n o q u e s t i o n ,-ihout t h e ' i . i i n b " ( i i i a J i t i c s ot tho a t m o s p h e r e i i w l a y , b u t ' p i ' o b a b l y lii.;ht r ; i i u cluuis- ·.us to s n o v v " is i ho p r e d i c t s m for tu- n i s ? h t w i l h ".:nuch cobler Sunday." The t e m p e r a t u r e , wis up to fiU rreet^ a t i i i u n b u t t h e w a r p i t h i n the air was o t'set, s o m e w h a t liy a i n t i f f w i n d . KIEFERTOWN NEGRfSS CUT DURING QUARREL v i . s i ' e i i T a f l a;;ai thia a t i n o u n c r . i i l i f f " h o l d i n g h i s o w j . W;IK l i t t l e cl; nner ' and Spe.-lnl to Tlif, Courier SCOTT U U-K, M a r i - h 1.---Miss N e l l i e Y I . U I I I K . coloi'ed. oi l . i e t e r t o w u is u t ht M o m o r . a l H o s p i t a l , M o u n t F'luas- i i : t , \ v i t h I i c e n i t i r . u s o f 'lie lace said ^ " l i i i v e b i - i - i ) i n l l i c t e i ! last even-.ns by i V i g ^ i n s J t c k s o n , c o l o r e d , of Scott- iale'. w h o -s a l l e e e d t o h , u e slasher! HT w i d i a p e n k n i f e . C o n s r a b l ' P a l s y C.ismond a r r e s t e d l u ' - k s o t i a n i p l a c c i l h i m i " ' h e l o c k u p n-rc p e n d i - i i ; t h e o u t c o r n e if t h e i n n r i e s to t h e :;irl. T h e r e .s a d e e p · i s 1 ai.'1-...vs ' h e f o r o ' l i ( ? a d n : i d m i n o r .lies mi t h " c h e e k s . I; w a s s d d Uun . l u c k s o n i i a d g o n e *..· die i ? i v l ' h o m e ID c a l l o i her and '.!:': T o u b i - a v o i e w h i c h e i u i e d i n t h e u:.:i!!i;. i s : ' l i e .-.'rce; in f n in of the | b e e n a . i , e to j son*. | The d o c t o r s ] a f t e - r i i o o n a i l j P r e s i d ' ' n t was t h a t h i s c o n ' i i t i o n f r o m t h i K m o r n i n g . M r . T a f t wa^ s t i l l nbU- t o speak w h e n t h e doctor., c a l l e d lhi-i i t ' t e r - noou and he r e a c h e d c u t , h i s h; tid iu ·a t'eeblo g e s t u r e of u e l c o m i ' a: t h e y e n t e r e d the room. W i l l i a m H o w a r d T:if1 c o n t i m c d t o srow weaker t o d a y and H wn ; be- l i e v e d hi.-; t i g h t f o r l i f e w a K i i e n r - ' i g if.i e n d. There were no sisn.s of a t i v i t y a b o u t the T a f t l i d t n c h e r e d u n ; s ' t)n e a r l y p a r t o f t h e n i g h t , i n d i c a t . i i ^ t h e f o r m e r Chief J u s t i c e wr'.s s t i l l , l e e p S U R . H i s phy.sicians paid t h e i r l a s : v i s i t [ to the bedside at 11:no P. .M.. an i said i t h a t t h e r e had been no c h a n g e n tho I p a t i e n t ' s c o n d i t i o n i l u r i n p tho e\enin;; ' *'" i and t h a t none was exjux'ted - o f o p » i m o r n i n R . Mr. T a f t was sb e p i u K f j u i e H y ;it t h a t t i m e . It waa understood, h o w e v e r , tii U tho f o r m e r President w a n able to la e but l i t t l e - n o u r i s h m e n t a n d , ho-nce, i n a b l e to m a i n t a i n the strength t h a t ei ablod h i n t to resist death so s - u r p r i s i n g l y d u r i n s t h e last, t w o days. 1 ' t i l e s s he r a l l i e s - e n o u g h to take more n o u r i s h m e n t , w h i c h his ihyiii- cians c o n s i d e r i n t , p r o b a l ) l e , it Is like-ly b i s w a n i n g s t r e U K t h w i l l spoei- hi.-s e n d , t hoy say, a.ddinp; t h a t s - i c h a r a l l y would IK? o n l y t e m p o r a r y a best. TEXTILE EXPERTS WILL SPEAK HERE j TWICE ON MONDAY Tho people of f on IK'-!!.-; u i i « w i l l , have a n o p p o r t u n i t y t o l;car t h r e e . t e x t i l e e x p e r t s f r o n W a s h i n g t o n , D . ('.. sp*ak o n t h e " M o d e r n M o l h c i i U o f : Ka.br'C M a i i i H M m n c e . " T h e t a l k . - ' a r e s t r i c t l y ed'.i'-atioua! and v e r y b e n e f i - c i a l t o 'hose w h o bi:y a n d l a u u d - c r l i n e f a b r i c s , i u c h i c t i n c I v ' t h s i l k a.nd r a y o n . ; M o v i n g j ' i ' t n r e « w i i l if shown iu f.-n- ! nection w i t h the t; I k s . i Two sessions w i l l Ix' h e l d , . M o n d a y . 1 M a r c h ,1. one in t n e afternoon at ;; ' o'clock, t h e o t h e r in the t-v trains at. J 7:30 o'clock. The p u b l i c is cordia.il-,'] i to a t t e n d t h o s e sessions iu t h e ! · t . a l l y 1.--J. a n d K a l p h C l a r k , 1 · I d . cave ju.-it n ; a d o s,-.f'.i! i l s s h i i n a In'! \V Van- both p t r - t h e f i r s : f l ; h o i p u t ii t. ]Vl y ; \ r u - ibi' rtso.'i f l y : iey i^ol ; h f - w h o l e i h i i i ' i p u i e f u r t - h f m u n i L E r e ,i r :.:ht one of I bom l!i !'·:· t and t.r: !· was ; i ' l - i r. i t n f i e ; ( J a! 1'ilk m . i l » - r ; . a l a n d c ·.h' nisei VCM. :· i m p r o v e m e n t . ; . ; V i l l V i - . u c c f j ? ·II t 10. Pa: k. m a l e u n - . i l Hi:.- it. MRS. B. K HIXSON IS INJURED WHEN ENGINE STRIKES AUTOMOBILE Mrs,. Kliiabol.'.i Woods H i t s ' n. 2.T \ e a r s u l i i , w i f e of I). It. H i - x ; o n of C r c o n . s b u r g a n d a. d a u g h t e r of M"s. MarKar'"-* \VV«.,.is ,!' S o u t h ProBp-*;t · O f to ho I Pf-r of t w o olit of ! Mo: A l t pro Mr.- nr.s do! \ir\i wa sen t n ? Special to Tho Courier. ·.TONTOWX, March 1. -- Tho iff thip. m o r n i n g sold tho property olvert C. Bloc!*KX5 in fVmnollsville Jacob Horowitz for ir»wit^: ir-fnaod to SJtal.e- for whotu ad purchased the property. was aohi at tho irjit of the )l«.'s Bii:'lding txwi.n Association V)tjno.ll:--villo and consisted of a story f r a m o b u i l d i n g and a fra.y- » ac'c!a;ory ;=ta1.ion. i o t h r r sheriff salt-; was; t h a t o£ the e r n a l Homo Ag*x:ia.tion B u i l d i n g n i o n t w w n , k n o w n for years as the ui Hot* I. opposite tho courthouse, rny .U-sso K. Spurgeon bid in t h e K ^ r t y for Mrf-. Sadi-e C. Minor and Knher M. C r a f t , who held tho and second mortBJ«fi«*, appregiit- $2ii.0f)3.3(). A kw-r c l a i m for '.'I, lield by Miss M i n n i e P. T h o r n - aliio vcrif 11 part of t.ho pure.husti f . A c t u a l l y M r . SimrKe^vn's b i d o n l y f-72.S'i, tjiis amount, roprp- i n g the s h e r i f f ' s cosl. Tho build- is ftf.«*»6spil by t.ho :ity alone at (ilod body of the f o r m e r officer \va.- ' f o u n d in his automobile on tho Old i-Yame Koaxl and the k i l l in K was d i s - ctis.sed In the v i c i n i t y of H e p u b l i c , i t w a s t e s t i f i e d a t t h e coroner's inr.uesl yesterday a f t e r n o o n . Tlie uody was not fourif! u n t i l daybreak. Annie, O z o h k o , known here a? "Moonshine A n n i e . " saj',1 that it. w a t about 2 : 2 0 o'clock on t h a t rnornipjc- when she was told t h a t Donohoe had been m u r d e r e d . A n n i e , said that thr?e men came- (' her home on the m o r n i u p : of J u l y 31 onr* extremely t a l l and well built, f n other not so t a l l and a. third -.vhon .-ho k n e w a.'i "John tho H a r b o r " o! Rf.'puhiic. T h e y had been d r i n k i n g Khe said and w a n t e d t^ome coileo When she d i d n ' t w a n t lo pot. up on of bed, they l u r e d her to open t h do:»r w i t h the p r o m i s e nf "bis n-ws.' Askwi K p e c i l i c a l l y about t h e t i m e Annie said she t h o u g h t it was aroun:. 2:30 o'clock. "Come on and get the news. .Oo ,wu Donohoo p e t k l l l c l J o h n i n f f i r m e i i h e r drcssinp, t h e w o m a n up. I ' l l t e l l yoi: K n o w anyt,ui!i£' an h o u r a;n,,' w h i l e .she wa: it- stifled. i Kiwan'us ( , ' l u l i room. Children u n d e r 1" y^irs of age w i l l not, IKJ a d m i t t e d uuioss aoeompanie* by their pareuUi. T h e t r i p i s u n d e r t h e partial suis- nf t h - t e x t i l e r h f - m i s l r y depart- of P e u n s y l v a tia P. JUNIOR CHOIR IS ORGANIZED, WITH W. J. CAMIJN DIRECTOR The j n n o r c h o i r of t h e KICK I M-etho- i i s t I ' r o t e i t a n t t liiirch. IWH beon or«ani;'.ed, w i t h W M h u r J . C a m l i n a s d i r e c N i r a n d t h e J l l o w i n g oflicers: I ' r e t s i d i ' i i t , Koliert K i o t o : v i c e - p r e s i d e n t . \ V i l l k u n Shu .v: « « c r e t i - i r y . K v a V o d e r : I r c a . - u r e r , Merle S w a l l o p ; j p l u n i s l , H i l d a . K o n l o r d ; ( i r i s i f t a n t , D o r o t h y C u B t e r ; l i b r a r i a n , Rosalie S w i n k . The choii' i.s eoirpoKPil of L'M voiccn - - s o p r a n o a n d a l t o . T o m o r r o w n i g h t it w i l l take t h e pi tee, o f t h r e g u l a r c h o i r . Kelic.urtiuks w i l l be h e l d w e e k - ly a n d bittiintss UK BtiiiKs m o n t h l y . I s ' r e f i t , ( . ' o . n n r l ' i i v U i f . W , I K i n j u r e d | ' T h u r s d a y n i p h i . aloul H'.IHJ o ' c l o c k ! i v h e u t h e u u t o m o h i l e s h e w a ; l i r i v l n s | ; V.-.MS K t r u i k by a : - , ! i i r t i i i j ; e u;ine oa i ; ! · ! « ' track.'-; o:' i.n« P e t i n s y l v a \ i n R f i i l - i /Pud at \\'-t: J e r i t i l i e t t i ' . H h i w a s 'C- ; i m o v e d to the W e s t m o r e l a n d HospJ'.al ' i :it ( I r e c n s b u r K - An - X - r a y p i c u i r e -e: v ^ H l e d n o b r o k e n ixc.ic.s. M r s . I l i x f o i ' B ! c M i n l i i l o n w;i,s f.'iir on Fr!d.iy. I er ' m o t h e r w o n t t o ( i r c - e n . s b u r i ; last n i f i ' i t . - Mrs. Hoy Van F l u s k i r k . w h o w a s | r : d i i i K w i l h Mrs. l l i x a o n , war, u n h u r t , i M r s . I l i x j - . o n , who resided HI C o n n f i i l a ! v i i l e . p r e v i o u s to her n i i i r r f . i g o , v ar- I p i ' i t i i - i p a ! of a school n e a r , l - a ! i n e ! t i - . !b;ie IK a K ran d) a u p h t e r of ,M-H. Ji!i;:a| bi.-iii C a r r o l ! o i l t h i s - ' c i t y . DEMPSEY GIVEN PHYSICAL EXAM ny U r i l t e i ! I'rt-KS. I I O C ' H E S T K K . M i n n . . .March 1.- · W h i t e g o w n e d doctors t h t n n p e - a n d m e a s u r e d J a c k De-nipst\v, I' - r n t e r lieavyweight champion. lc;da.y it Mayo c l i n i c t o d e t e r m i n e w h e t h e r h e i.t l i t t n ( i a i i t a ^ a i u . OICKERSON RUN SHOPS PUT BACK j ON SIX-DAY BASIS PARK BRENNEM^ N DIES IN FLORIDA JOE SOLOMON SEEKS SENTENCE REDUCTION S p e c i a l to 'I he C o u r i e r . UN'IONTOWN', M a r c h 1.--Joe Solomon, sentenced to the w o r k h o u a o for t.") m o n t h s for receiving stolon goods, today appeared br-fore .Judpe T. H. H u d s o n , a s k i n g f - r remission of a f u r t h e r workhouse sentence. Mix. already has served six months. He lives at R e p u b l i c : His w i f e IK In poor health and his f a m i l y needs his assistance, he said. COLD, THEN ABNORMAL HEAT, WEEK'S OUTLOOK W A S M I N G T O X . M a r c h l . - - W f t a t l i c r o u t l o o k for i h r period M a r c h 3 to S i n c l u s i v e : . N o r t h a n d Middle A t l a n t i c S t a f c n , g e n e r a l l y f a i r w e a t h e r e x c e p t K h o w . T B ' a b o u t F r i d a y , cold M o n d a y a n d Mon! d a y nigh!., t h e n r i s i n g t i m p e r a t u r e j i i t i i i i T h u r s d a y or I* 1 ] 1 1 flay when it w i l l he c o n s i d e r a b l y a l x i v e n o r n u i l . Colder at c u d oil t h e week. $50,000,000 UNEMPLOYMENT FUND PROPOSED W A t m i N C J T O N , M a r c l i 1.-- Appro- p r i a t i o n of $50,000,001) to relieve mi- e m p l o y m e n t , was proposed in u bill in- t r o d u c e d in tho Senate today by Senat o r I-irook h e a r t , H e p u h l k u n , Iowa. Tho money w o u l d be i p e n t u i v l e r the l i r e c l i o n of Prcnident Hoover by the A m e r i c a n Red Crotis aiv! the f[U!J.rtermaat«r-geiif:ral if the A r m y . FRIENDS PAY LAST TRIBUTE TO N. A. CORT ·Spv.cial to Tbn C o u r i e r . .\ O U N T PLKASAXT, M a r c h 1.- Tln f u n e r a l for .Savin A. Cort, f o r m e r | dis: M e t a t t o r n e y of Westmoreland j c o n i t y , c o n d u c t e d Friday a f t e r n o o n , wu. tx.'lii^ved to have, been tho l a r g e s t i.-ve hold lor a n y i n d i v i d u a l in M o u n t Pie sant. F r i e n d s f r o m all parts of the c o u n t y g a t h e r e d to pay t h e i r last res «;ct;5 to Mr. Cort. Services were h e l - at |he !au h o m e in KUR!R street wit HPV. .1. 10, I f i i r t n i a n , pastor of t h e Kt'iniiou P r e s b y t e r i a n C h u r c h of w h :h lie was a member ofHclating, ass -5ted by Rov. Paul T. Stonesit'er, Hit? Reformed C h u r c h , made in M o u n t Pleasant pa:; or of Bin '. a I «··-. H (,'er c t f - r y . 1 onorary p u l l b o a r e r s we.ro J u d g e \Vi: i a m T. [.Join, Curtis H. Gregg, prc. idout. of the Law Awsociatirn, R. K. -Scst, . l o h u M. H o r n , A. H, Bell, I ' h i ip K. S h a n e , mid Oharl.y* Mar- LEWIS CLARK DEAD AT SOMERFIELD t r . n o i i i u iiiL 1 . Hi'- d f i i h r , I J i n -- i u - U t \^, ' . l N S ' i l U i u s l i u r K . 11. (.". 1 l o f l . n i . n of v-l a le!ej.'.ru i a n i h m' M r s . I l o t : m a n ' s ';H'l\ K. Hi'"'!! l e l i i i i t i K r U l a y i n o r i i i i i i at ." S t . i v t f r - b u r n . K l a . , I ' v i t ^ i i u - o No v e i n I n - r. U h a i l ! ' r i ' i | U e n t l y \ isi a n h o i i i i ' and b a d · u ii.-r.'. 11 ii-; *vi!V. .Mrs. m - u K i i i . :-'^:er of .Mtv. i i l i o u f I Fi y e a r s a;_o. ly o! Mr. l i r e n f t e s u a '! t o \ V i l \ i i l - ; H i r u . . ; - \ i c e u i l ! b e b c l . i T . .1. W. l / e n h a r t v e n t to t h i s i i u i r n i n . i ; t o u t i e t u l t h e his u n c l e . L e w i s C h i r k , W e l u c s l a y e v c n i i i f a t . t h e l l o s j t i t a l . The M r v i c e U'a u t ' t c r i i o o t ) . M r . C l a r k , w h o W I I M ~~i had b.-eii . ugajiC'.l us a S o i i H - i l i i ' b l f o r in i'il by hi-: l U i u i u i l e r , Some.rfiokl f u n e r a l ot w h o died ( J n i o u t o w n if h e l d t h i n V'. y e a r s o!l, ; H b a r b e r i i r s . Me is K i i n , U u l p l i , .Mrs. Chirk O t h e r r e - C. A. Port, Out. Clarence A. Port of East Cedar ave- n u e , who had been confined lo hit. bed for the last I h r e e weeks w i t h u s p r a i n of the r i g h t a n k l e , i-i able to lie out w i t h the all of crutohcrj. Ho met w i t h the accident w h e n he s l i p p e d on the ice in S o u t h P i t t s h u r g s t r i - c l . 1 mo K.ii ot G r e e t i s b u r g ; Gerard !'. Bryce, R. Bryce, C. A. S h e r r i c U , W a l t e r S. C'. Stevenson, Dr. .!. A. Jr., a n d John. 13. Hi ten m a n of Mo ut Pleasant. D/ WSON PRESBYTERIANS WILL FILL VACANCY J meeting of the I.) aw son Presbyter an C h u r c h congregation will be hoi I tomorrow n i g h t at the close of l.hf evening worship service, it was a;*j ouneed today by Rev. Crawford M. Co 1 Her, pawtor. / succeiiBor will be named to the bo; rd of trustees to till the vacancy cat aert by the promotion of Stauley Pa sons to elder, succeeding AV. H, Pa Pkhill, who liaa moved out of lo\ n. -lohu t h e n c o n f i d e d t o liar, s h e said that he had seen Ilouohoe at F r a n k ' : resui.uran! a n d t h a t . Uonohoe h a i ashed him if he w, 'isn't sioins to bu; him t Donohoe t a s a n d w i c h . "I housh him a c n r a b inatioti saiulwich," Join toM her, a c c o r d i t i R to AJHH-C. Then J o h n f u r t h e r e l u c i d a t e d : "It's too bad if t h a t officer pulle me." "I saw an olHc.er go with him," John tol-d A n n i e , according to the w i t ness. A . n o t h c r m a n w h o l e f t w i t l Donohoe that m o r n i n g r e t u r n e d n hai hour later to ("'rank's r e s t a u r a n t ai: washed his: h a n d s and brushed hi ; clothing wl'-ich w a s d i r t y , " A n n i e f u r - ther recounted. y h « declared t h a t she asked .lobi; three o r f o u r t i m e s a f t e r that m o r n - ing more about the Donohoe m u r d e i . but. t h a t John r e f u s e d to say u n y t h i u j : more. K i n . n l l y h e disappeared f r o n t R e p u b l i c a l t o g e t h e r and who c o i i l i i n e v e r find any trace of him, A n n i · test! fled. Cross-examined f u r t h e r A n n i e t i e Continued on fagro Six; FJ RE DESTROYS HOME AT DUNBAR ny y i w i f e , a T l e l m a . w a n MU-V M a r y L - . - u h a r l . ! a t i \ ' e ; i u r l u i l e .Mr;. \\'. I I . I x j w o a m Mii^s M a r y b e n h a t t o f C o i ) i i e ! ! s v t l l r M r s . K l l i d t l Begg? ol C o n f l u e n c e an.! fiebl, i-.ifci!.-. ui-.l H a r r y l / e n h a r t . n f i C o u n u t i i u ' " a t k l l e w i s L e l i l i a r t , ai. ' i Statt; Colit'.::c, a u e p h e w , The Weather I C l o u d y t o n i g h t , a n d S u n d a y ; prob- h i b l y .'iKb-t r a i n c h a n g i t i K t o s n o w t l i i r r i e s ; c o l d e r - t o n i g h t , m u c h c o l d c f r I S u m l i i y |s the n o o n w e a t h e r forecast. l o r W e s t e r n P e n n s y l v a n i a . T e m p e r a t u r e Ktconl. M a x i m u m 7 5'2 three-room house at F u r n a c e H i l l , r D u n b u r , was d e s t r o y e d by (ire at 15 o'clock F r i d a y night, ho I j u i k l i n j c was n o t occtip-ied. lie U u i i b t u ' V o l u n t e e r Ftre O e p a r t it. was s u m m o i u i d . hers; was no r e a s o n givH-n a.s lo l i k e l y s o u r c e of t h e tire. UPRISINGS BACKED BY SOVIET, LABOR OFFICIAL ASSERTS By U n i t e d Prcn.v N K W Y O I I K , M a r c h I . -- M a t t h e w \Voll, v i c e - p r e s i d e n t , of the A m e r i c a i Federation of bubor, W H K f j u o l e d i i a c o p y r i g h t e d story a p p e a r i n g tod; 1 . ' in t h e New York Telegram ;IR s a v i n ; t h a t recent. C o m m u n i s t d e m o n s l n i - l.lon.8 i n t h i s c o u n t r y h a v e bewi ( ' i - i reeled a n d liuanee.il from' Moscow. j "It- is n e a r l y t i m e , " Wo 11 t o l d 111-. I newspaper, " t h a t o u r n a t i o n a l gm - 1 e r n m o n t i n l e r e s t a jlsolf i n t h i s i n t e r - j v e n t i o n in o u r domestic, a f f a i r s b y a n other n a t i o n h n ' t i a t i n g . e n c n i i r a g i n ; and t i n u u c i n u ; n c a m p a i g n of v i o l e n r i iu t h i s c o u n t r y . ; "The-rn is nol ihe s l i g h t e s t il-ub' \ but. t h a t these d e m o n s t r a r i o n s a r ; t ' part of a c a m p a i g n p l a n n e d and fi- | nauced b y t h e T h i r d I n U ' r n a ' k ) ut Mcwcow." By U n U o d Press. OOl.L'MBUvS, Ohio, March I.--The body of Dr. James Howard. Snook, who was electrocuted at the stato penitent i a r y law!. niglH. for t.ho uiiurde,r o£ Thixira M i x , wa:-. buriod soriretly ia Green l a w Cero-eU'ry at dawn t/oIa.y. Snook'K body, if. wa.=. rev-ealed, was taken to the late home in West lOtli ,-ivonite, overlookin-g Ohio State University, where he taught veterinary medicine,, a f t e r tiie, execution, A. brief funeral .iorvi«e, attended by his widow a.nri ir.timat.o relatives a.nd friendti, was holt! at. 5 A. M. The fun e r a l oration \y-v; given by Rev. Jsauc M i l l e r , Mrs. Snook's spiritual counsel- lor, who was w i t h tho professor i..i the final moments of hiK life. Th-ft service at tho homo complete, a heare c o n t a i n i n g the body aiwl followed by aji auto carrying Mrs. Snook and relatives w o u n d its way to the. cemetery. There Dr. M i l l e r offered prayer aud iJie. body was lowered into the grave. The, f u n e r a l arrangements were made to c i r c u m v e n t , thousands oE cur- J O U K who e.vpectcri. to view Snook's Ivody at local mortuary d u r i n g the day. Snook was p u t , to death in the state p e n i t e n t i a r y ber« hust n i g h t beca-uso w i l h h a m m e r a.nd k n i f e he killed Theora Hix, his "t(X dominant" student, sweetheart. Me relinquished his lifo horii'^ up by words of love f r o m his w i f e , Helen M a r p l e Snook, who re- m a i n e d w i t h him u n t i l L't) miuute.s before !i;s electrocution. His death wa.s accomplished with precision. At 7:10, four minutes after he was B trapped in the electric chair, a corps of physicians pronounced him d-eail an-d an a m h t i l a u c e backed i up and carried his body away. j The execution came eight m o n t h s ' a f t e r the m u t i l a t e d body of MLss Hix, i a second-.vewr modU'.al K t u d e n t of Ohio i Su^te U n i v e r s i t y , was found on the , New Vorl\ C e n t r a l r i f l e range here. ! Snx;k riie-d c a l m l y , o n l y a shadow j of the oiu'o rugged., i-'iin-tunned pro- j tesisor ol! vKerinary medicine whose I p h i l a n d e r i n s bowed tho tc-ed of mur- | (?!-. lie was; b r o u g h t into the death c h i i m h e r in an j l l - l i t t i n g .suit, one of his o w n . The pants gaped at tho wai.sl, a n d t h « coat h n n ^ w r i n k l e d a n d IOOKH f r o m his pautit. shoulders. : Two g u a r d s .supported him on either i side t h o u g h h o walked with f i r m but, i confused tread. I t was hie first view ! of the place, of hi? death. : He sal down in ih-e c h a i r a-nd closed i hLs eyes, t i i w r d s f j u i r k l y adjusted : t h * k r l a m ps. H i ; cyelid.s flie.kered but i remained closed. A iruard .grasped I his c h i n to a d j u s t the head electrode. j He m o i s t e n e d his lip::; and the next. i i n s t a n t the b l a c k , l e a t h f r death mask j was dropped and tho curr-f-nt wat; t i i r o u g h l i i s l«dy. 't; dr l i p s r e m a i n e d mute and hLs r e q u i e m wa;-- tho heavy b r e a t h i n g of tcn.so witnesf-'es and f o u r words murm-urcd by a m i n i s t e r : "God IH w i t h yon." The m i n i s t e r , Rev. Miller, Mrs, Snook's s p i r i t u a l c o u n s e l l o r , s a i d Snook "made peace w i t h his G-ori" before/ h o w a s b r o u g h t i n i r t t h e d e a i h ! room. ' Outside, 1!U paces from the death I hou.se, in ;i priaon shop, .squadti of ; convicts cltiKteix'd at windows, laugh- i his a n d t o s s i n g q u i p s at t i m i d news' paper men who remained in the. open death house door. ! They f e l l s i l e n t . a.s t h e prison light;; '-. s u d d e n l y flickered. j S n o o k h a d been p u t to death. i l-'ivo uersons, M r s . Snook. Re.v. M i l - j l e r , I t e v . K . I I . \ \ ' a l i , p r i s o n c h a p l a i n ; Oscar Kotsde.il of roinberoy, «. clafis- r n a t e of Snook's at college, and Mrs, \ I 1 "rank f . a m i r u m , .\lr«. Hnook's xu«in, ; sal d o w n w i t h Snook for hits last I meal. I "There was no r u s t r a i n t , " Or. M i l i ler u«ud. "\\'e m i ^ h t all h a v e been at ! a p i c n i c . " i The m e a l , a c h i c k e n d i n n e r , \vtus i prepared by W a M i ' i i 1'rest.nn Thorns' i w i f e . j M r « . Snook, w-:c),ii]iic unroslraiinHlly. l war; l e f t a l o n e w i l h her h u s b a n d ;IH his last m o m e n t s of l i f e ebbed away. j Ho )id not get to ^-ce Uieir Uiree-j'ear- old h f i h y g i r l who wan I x t r n alwut; Uie t i m e t h e professor met Thcora. A f t e r t h e i r I a ? f a r t w e l l , Mrs. Snook wfie t a k e n to t i n - warden's office w h e r e she c o l l a p s e d a n d Rev. Miller r e - e n t e r i r v l the t i n y c u b i c l e to reaiaiii w i t h h i m u n t i l nit: d e a t h . nit of Aleati \Vrci!kti(fc for HmUes. K W l ' O R T , Ark., A-Jarch 1.- - T r a i n - } i lieai'clied Ihe burned w r e c k a g e i i :iO-car f r e i g h t t r a i n on the AH:;- j :--oi ri P a c i f i c , l.'i m i l e s n o r t h of here. 1 l.oi i v , for a d d i t i o n a l bodies a f t e r four i ha b-ei?n i'ocovere'i. N o n e of L L e ; LMJ- lee had beeu identified. i REV. D.L MINERD BECOMES HEALTH OFFICER OF CITY Hi.-v. D. K. M i n e r d , r e t i r e d , l o t l a / became h e a l t h o t l i c e r o f I h e c i t y i f C o n n e l l s v i l l e . 1-fi! was a d m i n i s t e r e d the oalJi of ti- lh:o by C i t y C l e r k C h e s t e r K. Mc.Kp: son u n d took up t h e d t i l i u s of. u!s ;, si! ion. The new h e a l t h ofiieer w i l l h a v e i conference with J o h n I r w j n , w h o n tires Ironi the office. ITAXICAB STRIKERS WILL NOW SUBMIT i THEIR PROPOSAL I I M T T S I l l - KI ;, M a r c h 1 ··· ! i ( - s j i l ( i ( ( : . I roji'ct'on of t i n - IK ace o v ( - r l u r ' s of th« i o j u M ' y I in.L', cab c o m p a n i e s by P i t t s b u r i ; · K t r i k i i i K d r i v t - r . s by a l . i r / f t.n om i v o t i ; last n i f ; l l t . n e u t r a l I'orrcs l o i l a y \Vf-r» l c ) i i t i i b . ' i i l t h e d i - o r 10 p i - a c o w a n s t i l l ,'open and w e r e altejrrp: i n g t.o list] u · new way o u t , - o f t h e m u d d l e d fiituatkm. A l t h o u g h 710 o n e w o u l d predict w h a t ' the n e x t move w o u l d b« it *a.s learned · f r o m a u t h o r i t a t i v e toure.es that the · strikers believe it is their t u r n to aiib- ' mil a proptiaai ui UIA r^-n^ff f ^f^ l

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