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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Saturday, March 8, 1930
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Last Ei dition p. ·ice fc«« c Connellsvilie'* Biggest and Beat Newspaper. The Best Adverti sing Medium in the Yough Region. VOL. 28, NO. 00. Th» M't-efcljr Conrler, Founded Jnlj- 17, 1HT9. Tho n«Hr Conrl.r, Kunudcil Ifoveulver 10, IIHW. Merged. IS, CONNEJLLSVILLE, PA., SATURDAY EVENING, MARCH 8, 1930. SUPREME COURT JUSTICE SANFORD DIES SUDDENLY Overcome in Dentist's C h a i r j And Succumbs Hnlf Hour Later at His Home. UREMIC POISON THOUGHT CAUSE WASIHNUTON. Mar. h S.-- T rased y t.ast Its hand 115x111 t h e Supreme Court again today with t l i e sudden death hero of Aasoc.'iite J u s t i c e Bdwarci Carey Sanfonl. a native of Tennessee, who was 65 years old. Stanford d i r - i shortly ;t."tor .|}i:on. following a KucUlen a! lack. .lu.'.tice Sanfonl, who had lean in comparatively KOOI! h o a l t h . collapsed while sittui, in u denliiit'^ chair and was rmnvodhuely removed to his liorne on Connecticut avenue, just a (ew blocks from the hrtj.-s where former Chief Justice Taft ha-; been fighting tor iiis life for moie t i i n u a month. The juri-st never regained consciousness and died w i t h i n a half hour after being hroxtght. homo. The futa! attack was understood to have l;tM3n caused by iiremic poisoning with w h i c h the justice has been s u f - fering for Home t i m e , a l t h o u g h he has not been critically i l l . lie had sat on the bench earlier in the wee-k and attended to h i s flutie,- w i t h hid u s u a l Has Great Lead POLICE SEEKING TWO LOCAL MEN AS SOMERSETBANDITS i'onneHsville Stolen Car Found At Mountain Town, Somerset Car Here. This m o r n i n g , however Sanford was holherert by a t o o t h a c h e and telephoned to tho Supreme Court he would he unable to attend tho eon- forone-c*. today. News of ttu death, which cast a pall of s loom over his ni.soeiiUeji, came n.s physicians of Taft reported the former Chief Jtistice and l'ro;;ldent to be ** weakened further today from the long struggle he has made tor life since he was forced to give up his duties on the Supremo Court several weeks ago. While Sanford lay at the point, ot death at his home u n k n o w n to hi.s colleagues, they were congratulating the dean of the court, Oliver Wendell Holmes, on hw S9th birthday today. Tentative funeral plans provide thai Justice Sanford's body will be shipped to Knoxville, Teun., for burial. Th« wslfe of Justice Sutherland of the Supreme Court was present to console Mrs. Saniord shortly a f t e r the Justice's death. CONNELLSV1LLE HIGH DEBATERS WINNERS TWICE Connellsvillo High School made an Impressive start in the debates which on Friday night i n a u g u r a t e d the 1930 schedule oE activities in the Kayetta county section o' the Pennsylvania Korenslc League, scoring a double t r i u m p h over t'oim .Marion. In- the other competition, Dunbar Township and PtTry Township split, uach negative clu'o w i n n i n g . ,· Only four schools participated in · tht iirat round of the debates, N o r t h U n i o n T o w n s h i p and South Brownsville deferring their c o n t e s t to Tuesday evening- The Coiinellsville affirmative team, made u p of l'auiiiu Hohtn and William 8nalv, (lofi-atetl l.he J-'oint Marlon negative speakers. Jesaie Scott and Clareni-i! C l a r k , at the C o n u e l l a v i l l e A u d i t o r i u m . Counellsville's nt-gativo representatives, K l u a n o r Dnnnadio and Margaret Small won from tho Point Marlon at'- lirmatlve club, C.furgla Anderson and I'aui Tarv, al the Point Marion school. The Dunbar Towiiship uegaUvu spcakert;, Kdua Bryuer and Robert Harper, won f r o m the Perry Township afllrmallvt- club, composed of Craig Martin and Mary Thrasher, at Perryopoiis. The Perry T o w n s h i p negative representatives, Hhiel Jay Suydor and (du Lomango, defeated the buiibar Township Hig'.i School adlrmativts, t-Jayle Strlckler anil Roben Beatty at " the Lelsenriug No. I aiiditoriuin. .Monday night, March- 10, the. debaters w i l l again swing into action with Connelisviile and U u n b a r Township in the outstanding contest. Dunbar has won liic c o u n t y c h a m p i o n s h i p «£von consecutive years and the Uoke-rf), t w i c e r u u n e r u p . are said to fee in a fair way to break the lif.'isen- r i u R w i n n i n g -.»pree. The o t h e r debates will nut) N o r t h Union Township aiKi Perry T o w n s h i n b a t t l i n g as well it* South lirowusvlile und Point -Marion. The aflirmatlve teaina will travel. The t h i r d round of debates is scheduled for Thursday night, Alurch 13, wi:h thffse coutests, i.he negative leant t r a v e l i n g : Connellsvlllt vs. South H r i w u t v i i l e . iUJibar T o w n s h i p vs. N o r i i i Union Township. *'trry T o w n s h i p vs. I ' t u u t Marion. .Jl'UO I'KKSTES R I O DK JANK1RO, ttrar.l, March S. ·--Julio Prestos. !ho ^overmmenl party's p r e s i d e n t i a l candidate, was stU) leading his oppont n t , CJetuiio Vargas, of the liberal Alliance, by nearly 400,000 votes t u d a ; 1 . M. D. L Brooks Dies In California; Was Store Manager Here M a r s h a l l D. L. H rooks. 6S years old, a former resident of ''onnolleville, died on Wednesday at his home at San Diego, Cal.. accord ng to word received here today. Mr. Rrookti, ii. uati o of near Champion, Saltlick township. i'or many years resided in .Connellsvilie before moving lo Mount Pleasant, where he established himself in a stationery store which he operated u n t i l f a i l i n g health forced him to go to the Rocky Mountains. Five years ago he left Mount Pleaeant. and he was for a time located in Arizori t. L a t e r ho moved to San Diego. While in Connellsvillo, Mr. Brooks for a t i m e had charge »C Hunt's shoe ( st'oro in Pitteburg sin et. He also j conducted the shoe department of | Kobacker'a store. He w ; as a charter ! member of Connell^ville- Ixxlge, ! I5enevolent Protect,\e Order of ! Elks, and word of hi leruise was i conveyed in a telegram lo John K. Wallace, local secretary, sent by the San Diego lodge secn.tary. Mr. Brooks is s u r v i v e d by his wife and several brothers and sisters, several of the latter resHhig in the Indian Creek Valleyr- Mrs. James A. Ryan of 213 West Wa hingtou avenue is a Klster-in-law. In compliance w i t h the request of Mr. Brooks, lite rem;-in« will be interred in Iho I n d i a n Creek Valley-where he was born and reared. Tho body will he shipped from San Diego on Monday and !H expected to a r r i v e in Connetlsville early Friday morn- Ing over the Baltimore t Ohio Railroad. Arrangements have not been comj lifted. TORSO OF WOMAN IN BURNED CABIN; MAY mum VICTIM By U n t i e d Press, LAKE VILLA,.111,. March S,--The mutilated body of H young woman, burned to a blackened mass, was found in the r u i n s of a cabin in "a deserted summer rerun on the -shores of Deep Lake, near acre, e-arly today, a gruesome clue, IK lice believe, to a murder "and incencluvvy (Ire to nide its traces. The head, legs am. arms Averc missing and police expressed tho :oiiinion they had boen had-eel off before the body was burned. All means of i d i i i t i f y i i i K the body had been burned a w a y but p o l i t o said its condition led thorn lo believe the woman might have been the v i c t i m of gangsters known ( i h a u n t the summer resort throughout the winter when the cabins a i « not occupied by the owners. The body was discovered by members of the A n l l o h lire department a f t e r they had been summoned to tho Massing cabin by tdward Schrani, 43, a curt'taker who nas Charge of tho burned cottage ami several others. ATTEMPT TO ROB GASOLINE STATION City police are conducting a search tor two bandits who attempted to hold u p a gasoline station proprietor in Somerset last nig-ht. That the bandits are from Conneliu- v i l l e to established by the fact that a machine stolen hero early in the evening was found in Somerset and that an automobile stolen was found here early today. .1. G. Smilicy, operalor of the Hack Lumber Company, notified police headquarters at 7:30 o'clock last n i g h t that a machine belonging lo the l u m - ber concern had been taken from In f r o n t of his residence in Snyder street. The Iheft wa.8 announced ovei' Iho teletype system and Somerset police, notiiliui authorities the automobile had been located there about 3:30 o'clock this morning. In Iho meantime the teletype carried information about a car stolen in Somerset, together w i t h tho fact that th« bandits had endeavored to hold up the proprietor of a gasoline station in that town. Two shots were fired at. the station operator but he was not injured. The machine, a Buick coach, was found today by Patrolman Cart Bishop near the piant of the E. A. Lundy Company in the north end of the city. U is believed the bandits stole the lunrber company automobile here for the t r i p to Somersol and then abandoned it o n l y to steal another for the return journey. State Police will bring tho Smitley car here some time today. Latest Chicago Racket Victim Failed to Heed Fatal Warning MOSES DECLINES TO ORDER REMOVAL OF TARIFF LEAGUER By United Press. WASHINGTON', March S,--Senator Harrison, Democrat, Mies IBS linn, today demanded that Chairman Moses of t h e j Senate Rules Committee, take steps to remove Warren S. Doane from tho room In the Senate office- building allotted to Senator Cirumly, Republican, Pennsylvania. Harrison told Mo6«« that if Doane WHB not put out of UruiKly's office he would carry the cfwe lo the Senate arid d e m a n d his removal. Moses indicated ho would take no action on Harrison's demand. He Cited G r u n d y ' s contention that Doanoj in his personal employe and naid tho j Sonate had no , right to inquire any | f u r t h e r than that. Harrison's action forecasts a pos- | sihJe fight on the floor over changesi that Grutuiy has moved the American Tariff League News Bureau into tho the Senate office building. Left, John "Dingbat?' OberUu Hla! i racketeer, and Ms widow, former] ir wife of "1% Tim" Murphy; below, to", 3ohn Stefre, deputy police commlssioi · er of Chicago; below, Snm "Sliadov" Muleg-a, Oborfei's chauffeur, found Klu/n with Hie racketeer. Hy F R A N K .1, '.'11'RfANl C e n t r a l Press .Stuff Writer. CHICAGO, March S.--Two m«n, o e gray haired and tlrm chinne-d, t it other young, with dare devil oy©s, !- it facing each other in police heudq.ii!-r- ters several months ago. The older ono spoke. i"lel3y, ; 1- rnoet. solemnly: "Oberta, you're young--get out of the racket now, while you're n l i v ." A defiant smile lit up the face of t'ae young man. Me stuck a cigarelte in' his lips, lighted ii, nonchalantly, t u d blew a puff of Mjioko upward. In a drawling voioo he announced ho was ablo to take cart* of himself. "Maybe," returner! tho older n an dubiously. "By tho way, Oberta, ;oe t h a t chair you're s i l t i n g in. FUD ly, but 12 other men In the- racket, sat in the same chair. You'vo heard of them---Torn BlUgott, Mike Riiey, iill Clifford, Si Cnwlty and Jtor-o Sli ipe | and others. I warned every om of them to get out of tho rackul, and ( vey all sat i n ' t h a t same chair at the t me. That same chair, Oterta- -and · ory one of. 'em is dead now!" Actors In this one-act drama \ ere Deputy Police Commissioner , ohn- Stag* and .^lohn (Dingbni) Ob- rta, racketeer aifti, politician. Now Oberla, tiie thirteenth ma i to «tt in that sinister, ominous c talr, is dead. Stege'a warning had e*u fulfilled; the little black chair iad claimed another victim! Oberta and his chauffeur, Sam (Shadow) Malega were found shot to death in. a lonely spot just outside the city limits. Oberta's nrurder had made his wife a widow'for the second lime. Her first husband, "Big Tim" Murphy, had beefi slain two years before. Booze racketeering was blamed for tho Murphy- killing, and likewise for the Oberta-Malega murder, but in (he newest case, the deaths were charged against the Sattis clan. The double crocs was the Immediate cause, according to Siege. J. S. Leffler to Erect Business end Apartment Building in Pittsburg St. CHIEF WALL ASKS AUTOISTS TO SEE CARS ARE LOCKED ·v Salo of the Shusler-Gorralcy property in North Pittsburg stre t at N o r t h avenue uy John S, Mill )r to J. S. Lefllev of Scottdai« was made known today and al tho ,aamo t 'ne it was indicated Mr. Leffior pr bably w i l l erect thereon a two-story uild- ing, w i t h store rooms on the g r o u n d Chief of Police John C, Wall today aaked that owners of automohiles take the precaution of locking them when they arc parked, either In the downtown (section or in front of their homes. j "There eeems to be an epidemic o f i automobile stealing," said the chief I today. "Four cars were stolen in Uniontowu laet n i g h t , one was taken here and one in Somerset." He also called attention to the fact t h a t four thefts of machines occurred here last month. ".It'will be a method oE cooperating with the police department, if each owner will lock his or, her machine," the chief declared, as It will then not be so oaey for a thief to get away with a parked car. 8TQM2 Ht-'HI-KD BY AI/TO SHATTERS PLATE WIN OW "A .slots o catapulted by an mobile wheel vest-M'dfiy shatte -ed a plate window at ;he jilant o the Yough .Motor Company in : .oitth Pittsburg stree-t. . MAYOR MINERD NAMED ON STATE COMMERCE BODY STORM UNROOFS EVERSON PLANT P*rlday'B mountain storm unroofed t h e plunt of the Scottdale Construe - t'.nn Company in Brown street. Kvcr- *f»n. W i n d o w s \VPVP reporrori b l o w n in »nd tree* .tprootrd. V.(*".-ai|fip of 'ht' s:«irrn f ! i c sc!ttoi.; ri al noo«. i l i n s f r n r t ^ r i n Tall Certar, Initiation. CHKB-NSBURC', M a r c h S.--A large attendance chara'cierlgt'ii the spring; ueromonlal of Westmoreland Forest. No. 77. Tall ('«(!; r.s of I^butioit, al Ut-n-v High l u s t n - g l H . A class of 5(J was l i i l l i u L u t l . J o h n L. Hutti of M u u u l PicuKUtit, Hojiifr M. R u t h of Scolldttlw ' a n d P a u l iloftnui i of West Newton wort- on t h e I r a i . s p o r t a l i o u i-ommH- !«'- '. UniiiUt V«'jirs Hflmrt. i CXtOXTOWN, March S.--Ordered (n stop by a man he believed to do a member of the State Highway Pan-ol, H e r b e r t B r y a n oi' German i n w n s h i p was hc'.fl up and. robbed of ! 17 in i-.ish las! » eh! s h o n i y a f t e r I I ! o'rlock on i h c R ' c C l c l l a u d i o w i i marl, j n e a r l i i t s i n p r t ' . The b a n d i t wore- a ' he line' .· Mayor H. D. Mi nerd has been named by Charles* 'T. Kepner. president o! the : Connelisviile Board -of Trade, as the state councillor from f.'ounells- ville irf the Pennsylvania-Stale Cham- bey of Commerce. The- announcement was made at a muetlug- of (he directors of the board, held lust night. Tin 1 - directors- continued their meeting u n t i l Monday even-ing. TAFT NOT SO WELL TODAY \VA8HINGTON, March S.--W. H. T u f t suffered a slight setback in his condition today hut was in no im- m e d i a t e danger. His physicians said ( h e former Chief J u s t i c e was "not n n i t n so well" as he had been for the past I'PVI- day;;, Hf. ctid not pass us Koor H u i g h t as u s u a l .since his condition ti'oRaii to show i m p r o v e m e n t ; i r l v !u t.h Ruth Signs Two Year Contract For $160 St. PKTliRSBintG, Fl'a., »' arch S. --Babo .Ruth dropped nil. OC t i"e^holdout "class·today and ."sisiied a ·intvaui. whereby lie will p av with tho New York .Yankees".at at a n n u a l salary of $80,00.0 for the n jst two years. R u t h , who long has been I 10 highest salaried p l a y e r In the h story ot baseball, ' thus aei a new n ark for compensation. The new contrast amounts to a $10,000 a year /alse. The contract was signed !y Huth and Colonel Jacob Ruppert, wner of tlic Yankees, who at vario ts tiinV;s throughout llie - winter, hov*s boon wra-ngiing over the wage iuestiou. Colonel Ruppert arrived yust- rdiiyand made tho compromise propof \\ finally agreed to, but fluth at /Irst f ifused to accept it. Hutu asked $85,0' 0. The Weather Generally tair tonight, slif btly colder; Sunday lair with slov ly rising temperature is the noon we; th«r forecast for Wefst.ervt Penn^ylva ,ta. Kecoi I. floor and apartments above. The property has a frontage of 86 feet in Pittsburg street and a depth of 195 feet. It is occupied by the Keystone store and other businesses. Mr. Leffler is owner of the Dodge garage at Scottdale. West Penn Navy Goes to Bottom Of Lake Lynn The West Penn "navy" went to tho bottom in yesterday's gaie, Tho power company's .boat, the "jeati,'' equipped at a heavy expense for use. on the surface of the big dam at the hydro-electric plant, was ripped frpn/i its moorings by big waves, andf*- banged, .against the' concrete. ab.ute-Tnoats of 'the, rt'am until it broke up aud went do\v.n. At that pohn it is estimated: the" lalce is about ?0,foet":dee'p,'...: . ." . ." .'.: When the boat lorn loose, moil at:, the an'effort to .haul it across the ".lake., into'a slieltevod posl- .Uo'ii. Before 'tli'fcj could he doiie, however, It craHljC'J the abutments with such force t h a t it, went. down. Two large gasoline engines furnished -power ;t'or (he ship mirt" it had its own electric generator. · It was unofHciiilly reported lliat the "Jean" i-'e-preseute^l an- investment of $15,000. ' Davis to Make Announcement Late Today or Sunday By United Press. PITTSBU'RG, March S.~No statement was forthcoming from Secretary of Labor James J. Darte and former Ckivernor Gofford Pinchot, botli In Pitteburg today to attend the funeral of the late Judge Richard E. Martin, in respect to the Pennsylvania political situation. Davis saM ho had decided to delay forma! aanouncement of hte Candidacy for the senatorial nomination but denied he wag waiting for William S. Vare's formal withdrawal from tho race. Pinchot declined to discuee politics, saying "I am here to attend thu funeral of Judge Martin and will nave nothing to say on any political snb- ject" "My plans a're not contingent m any way on what Vare does," w-ae Davis' reply when asked regarding t'le report he was delaying the announcement of lite candidacy until Vare declared hte poeitlon. "I dee)re to confer witn a number of my friends, particularly those in Western Pennsylvania, before making any statement," Davis said. Davis, who came here from tt conference in Philadelphia with, and other Philadelphia organization leaders, plane to go to Sharon latu today to visit, hlfi sister,, who is ill, and will go from there tomorrow to Philadelphia or Washington. PHILADELPHIA, March S.--Clearing of the political shies in Pennsylvania is forecast for eometimr within the next 24 hours, possibly wiUiin the next 12, according to all indications today. Observers here were predicting that before night comes down William S. Vare will have eliminated himself from the race for the United States Senate and Jamea J. Davfe, Secretary of Labor will have made his formal declaration thai, he is a candidate for the Senate post now held by Joseph R. Grundy. Davis' announcement is esoected to be made at Sharon, Pa., his nld home, either thie afternoon qr 'omorrow morning. COLONEL BAIN WRITING REPORT ON RIVER HEARING Meeting in Plttebnrg yesterday with Lieutenant Colonel Jarvin J. Bain, United State* Army engineer, members of the Yougbiogheny River Improvement Association learned he is completing his brief on the matter and will return it as soon a» ho has condn-eted a further check-up on the tonnage figures recently ev bmitted to him. The colonel wishes to (xarroborate the facts contained in tin- brief by "personal interviews with representatives of the respective industries which promised considerable tonnage when the stream is made navigable. Congressman Adam M. "Wyant, who han been active in the fiuht for a navigable Youghiogheny, sraa among those present. From Connellsville were Major John K. Blab a, secretary of the Board of Trade, a ad Kenneth Reid. A picture of the group was taken by a newe-paper photographer. TWELVE PAGES. BURNEDOUT CONGREGATION WILLCARRY ON Scottdale Christians Will Hold Services Sunday at Arcade Theatre. MAY REBUILD IN DOWNTOWN Special to The Courier. SCOTT DALE, March, 8,---AJGwngh fire completely destroyed tho first OariBtiaii Church yesterday morelng, regular service* -will be held tomorrow and each Sunday thereafter. Arrangement* have been, mad* lor the use of the Arcade Theatre, at. Pitts-burg and Spring- streets, and the congregation will worship ttero tomorrow. Even while the · flames rage*! through the edifice, the pastor, EAT. John C. Crowe, and E. I. McOee, assistant superintendent at the Sunday school, were Katetag; arrangements for the continuance of the church work. At a session rf the official board, held last night, u -vraa deteannlned- to use tho theatre building. ' Temporary plans for immediate restoration of the parsonage were also mad® bat a decision regarding the caorch JtseW has mn delayed. For a Ions time the congregation has dtseired to be closer to the heart of the town, and now taat the structure occupied by it will have to be rebuilt to jta entirety jt is £elt that another location may be used. No conclusions in this matter were reached, but with temporary quarters already procured, the officers of tho church will not be huiried in arrangements for reconstruction. While no figures were officially announced, it was Indicated the loss would be somewhere around $30,000 Denial was made today by an official of tho church of a report circulated yesterday alter the fire that a $12,500 insurance policy had been cancelled tb© day before. The program for Sunday's service follows: in 8 "?^ school, 9:30 A. M.; preach- Christlati Endeavor socletiSr^SO P M.; preaching service, 7-50 P M Howard Beegle, chief of tho ScotU dale Fire Department, expressed his thanks to the members' of the Con- tiellflville and Moant Pleasant departments who stood by to give assisUm-o should it have been asked CARNEGIE TECH INSTRUCTOR SHOT DURING PARTY B. O. PURCHASE OF SUSQUEMANNA IS RECOMMENDED By United Pre.-s. WASHINGTON, Mfareh 8.--Aoqaisi- tion by the Baltimore -. Ohio Kail- road of control of the Buffalo SUB- riuehanna Railroad by purchase of capital stock wa« recommended today in the examiner'e report to the Interstate Commerce Commission. ' C. .U. Lemlej- Demi. MORGrANTOWN, W. ~V'A., Match 8.-Cassius, McCarl Lemle3 r , C4, state geologist and geological engineer for the.Baltimore Ohio Kailivoad Company, rti-etl a t ' M s .home" h?re l r r;Uay · aiglit.. · He .was. a member of. .tliij tics i \ graduating: class in the enirinoerintr ] school., to grnduated from :West I Virginia University in .IS81. He was j made' consulting engiTioer by the Baltimore Ohio in 1900. WARMER WEATHER WEEK'S PROMISE By United Pr ts. WASHINGTON, Mar«:!r S. -- Tho weather ouUo}k for the period March 10 to 15, inclusive: North and 'Middle A t l a n t i c States, generally f a i r weather except showers ^'ednesday or Thursda.v.; rising tem- pe-raturD iirst half of :,he week, becoming considerably ; bove normal followed by colder the latter part of the week. " - ~ | - ~ Police Cantuln Qtilts. GHEBNSBURG, March 8.--Captain Thomas J. McLaughlir of the State Police resigned yesten.ay. He camo to Troop A, Greens-burg barracks, in '3!)OG as a private. IJo did uot announce why he had · resigned' or di- vUlge the nature o f ' h i s future; plans. By United PTOM. PITTSBUJR.O, March 8. -- Newell Giheon, 26, an instructor at chemical engineering at Carnegie Tech, was shot and sertotwly woonded today during a party in a Struiwe! Hill home. Walter O, Krebo, 25, at whose home · the party wa* beiog held, and B. N. Bane, 26, of Pitteburg, are beto^ held at Squirrel HiU police station. At th« Homeopathic Hospital, a ehort time after the shoo'ting poBce eaid, Othaon aocueed Krebs at flriag the shot Police aald the «toooiing- foUowed a alght of revelry. Lieatanant John JL Jonee, answering a telephone call that Someone wae shot at Penn, Dattmokle Place," eaid he went to the home attA found Gibson sitting on. a divan. "I'm ehot__ -- , -- .. He did it Got me to a hospital « Ueutenaat Jones eaid tered. Taken to the hospftsl it was found the bullet had punctured Gibson's abdomen. Bane, said to be a senior in t}» law school of the University of Pittebnrg, was sleeping in a nearby bodroom; Police eaid he Is the eon of. D. H.' Bane, prominent aitorney of Uniontown. "I had gone to bed," police reported Bane as saying. "Krebs and Gibson were in another room. I was a-wak- eued by a ehot. No, It wasn't Tory loud. It was sort of muffled. I ran Into the room. Gibson, wao sitting on the cide of a divan holding hi« stomach. Krebs wasn't there. I RnefiB he mu«t have been in another room." Police said they were unable lo question Krebs. Hie answers were CoBtiButnl on Page BIX. Gibson mut- NEW VANDERBILT MINISTER WILL PREACH SUNDAY .Viaxirnum ............ ................. "2 M i n i m u m ...................... - ...... ·'? Mean! .................. . ..... ........ ...... -i 40 ' («'oes to Oklahoma. , Hoy Levergood, well-known employe of the PiUsbui'g; Lake Erie Railroad ; i a t Dickorson R u n , ha« Roue to Okla-.i I iftoma for. his health. He, will bo j located at Shawnee, the fiome"ot bis [brother, Judge John Levergood, Held for Hinsl SOMERSET, March S.--Earl Davis, driver of t-he truckvhidi was involved in a colltekm on the Somerset- Berlin h i g h w a y in vhlch L3dwarJ Moore, Somerset, was b i l l e d , was held under $2,000 bond on manslaughter cliarges after an Inquiry. Rev. Thomas Wood of Baltimore, Md., has been elected pastor of the Vanderbilt Christian Church, succeeding Rev. H. P. Browell, resigned. Rev. Wood will occupy vhe pulpit tomorrow at both morning and evening services. 'ew Sklem Store . | UNIONTOWN, March 8.--Fire, - j l l e v e d to have originated from ole'ctrir wires, early Friday destroyed tho clothing store, ;ot Louis Croodetein, largest retail uierchandiBiti^ house a- Kew Salem, at a loss o£ S2S.OOA.

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