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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 8

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PACE EIGH1. THE DAILY COURIER, .CC NNEJLLSVIJLJUJt!;, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 1930 Women Having Their Day Supporting Prohibition Before House Committee By PAUL R. MAXXON United Presa Staff Correspondent. WASHINGTON, March 12. -- The pent-up prohibition controversy broke out again ikround the Capitol today. Thirty leading wtwr.en- organizers, educators and club officials from many e«ctlons ol the country cam* before tlie House Judiciary Committee, armed with three-minute speeches in defense of the 18th Amendment and the Vole-tead Act. I/eonidas Dyer, Republican representative- from St. JLxnils, prepared a speech to he delivered later in the day before lite Wickereham Law Knforee- merit Commiselon, urging it to declare itself in favor of 2.75 per cent beer. Political tongues wagged with speculation about the action of the National Republican Club of New York, declaring Itself for repeal of the 18th Amendment in the face of the Administration's direct effortstt for law enforcement and observance. The methods of procedure in the«e efforts were being privately debated among members of the House Judiciary Committee, whose sub-committee yesterday reported two more of the Wlckersham reform meaSuree proposing to define casual -violation* of law ·urd«»r the Jonea Act, in order that stringent penalties may not be used against minor infractions, and also to relieve congestion in the courts. The pi ivate comments indicate the fate of these measures is doubtful. Of these four contemporaneous developments the "ladies' day" in the dry hearings commanded the most interest. The first witness scheduled wis Mrs John F. Sippel, Baltimore, president of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, who said Monday she had received an anonymous telephone ·warning her not to appear. There also was reported to be dissatisfaction among some other officials of the federation that Mrs. Sippel contemplated placing the organization on record. The 30 "three-minute women" were organized ly Mrs. Henry W. Peabody, Boston, chairman of the Women's National Committee for Law Enforcement. A week ago the call went out to women over the country to rally In defense of prohibition and the list of witnesses!, she announced, was the result. Included In the Itat are Mrs. Clarence Marshall Busch, Miami, Dry Threatened Mr*. John F. Sipple, president of the GenenJ Federation of Women's cltrbs, has been given a polics guard for her home at Baltimore, Md., following threats of bodily harm shoutd she testify as a dry witness before the house judiciary committee at Washington. Some club women have maintained Mrs. Sipple has no right to speak for the 3,000,000 members of the oi»- ganization. president of the National League of American Penwomen; Mrs. F. I* Johnson, Nev York, president of the Federation ol Foreign Missione; Mrs. Onrin Judd, !few York, president of the Council ct Women for Home Missions ; Mrs. Jeaee Nicholson, Chevy Chase, Md , president of the Women's National Democratic League for Law Enforcement; Mrs. Grace Van Braam Rooerte, New York, president of the State Committee for. Law Enforcement; President Mary Wolley of Mount Holyoke College and Mrs. William Tilton, neverly, Mass., legislative chairman of the Natfonal Congress of'Parents and Teachers. KAI-SHEK BREAKS WFTH GENERAL YEN; WAR K IMMINENT Nanking: Forces Reported Moving: Against Feiping and Teinstin. IS RENEWAL OF FACTION STRIFE By UnltBd Press. PK1PIXG, China, March 12.--War In North China appeared imminent today ·with Nanking" forces marching on Polplng and Tientsin along the railway from Hankow. Representatives here of General Yen Hsl-Shar, governor of Sbansi, the "model province," decide^ to resist tlve advance of General Chiang Kai-Shek's Nanking armies, and the city Was more tense than at any time Its capture by the Nationalist forces lii June, 1928. C!«neral Yen'a m«n saw In jQen«*al Chiang Kai-shek's advance a deteir- mination to annihilate their leader's army ami their decision toiejay followed. The garrisons here and at Tientsin are commanded by General Yen Hal-Shan's generals and th*y are determined not to submit to Chiang Kai-Shek's domination. Reports today Indicated Chiang Kai- shek's troops wore advancing through Honan province without opposition, Nanking having purchased thie allegiance of the generals in that area, former subordinates of the so-called "Christian general," Marshal Peng Yu-Hslang. , Tho SUanal gener-als: have begun establish.ug advance defends guards along th southern borders of Hbpel (fiorn.erly Chihli) province. Rejiorti from China recently have indicated that General Yen Hsl-Shan of Sbansi provinoe has agreed to an alliance with Marshal Feng Yu- Hslang. Feng, formerly minister of war at Nanking, broke with Chiang Kai-Shek last May and has been seeking to organize a revolt against him since. Despite the intimations General Yen was allied w th Feng, he recently accepted Nanking's appointment as second in command under Chiang Kai- Shek of th National government's armies. In a speech at Peiplng he urged national unity. However, the above dispatch indicates a br ak between Yen and Chiang Kai-thek has occurred and that Nanking is trying this Bprlng to oonsollclabe Its position in North China, wheix Yen has held almost complete con!col since the e-uminer of 1928/ * ^ Hetty Green s Always Drove Hard Bargains The mean st forms oC economy permeated aril departments of rietty Green's life. Her hueines«, says John T. Flynn In The Mentqf Magazine, was transact *d on the same basis. Once she was in Philadelphia and 'wanted to get to New York before the close of the otock Exchange. It was necessary to have a special train. The railroad authorities quoted her a price for a locomotive and one car. The price staggered heir. She tried to bargain with them but they informed her the price wae standard and could not be lowerod. "All right," she eaid, "take the car off the train and $5 off the price-and I'll ride in tha locomotive." And this she did. At 'Bellows Falls one day «he wanted to buy a horse. The owner aeked $201) for it. He refused to lower his price. She went to a person who bad been a lifelong enemy ot the hor"»c owner, She jgot all the particulars of his life, went back to bjnr and shocked · him by revealing what she knew of his past. She offered htm $CQ and he took it. Afterward eh a laughed, eayiiig «he would have bren willing to pay $100. what to do When the key's lost ... a locksmith. When the pipe leaks . . . a plumber. Look in the Classified Telephone Directory... they're all listed. T E L E P M ' N E False Teeth or Fly t aper, U. S. Sells 'Em ashington.--Department of commerce export figures for 1929 show thnt this country shipped to foreign nations $1,- 786,«07 worth of windmills. $08,78? of horseshoes, $89,578 of fly paper', fl,267,000 of false teeth, aiW $308,000 of rubber erasers. Among other unusual exports were bathtubs, $768,717; wheelbarrows, $378,000; toy balloons, $880,235; shoe polishes, $80,440; souvenir post cards, $251,796. MOUNT PLEA JANT MAY OCCUPY NEW H. SJUJHI 24 School Board Wil Meet To morrow Night tc Consider Taking It C'ver. COLLECTING HANDCUFFS IS KANSAS CITY MAN'S HOBBY Wall* of Home Lined With Most Valuable Assortment of Kind In World. Kansas City, Mb.~The market price en handcuffs is usually on the advance when JjL- A. Gill of this city is !n the vicinity. He is the pending collector of "cnffs," thumb-cuffs, navy irons, and manacles In the United States. Hundreds of these adorn the walls of the home, making his collection the most valuable of its kind In the world. Tr eluded in the unique display of torture Instruments are 55 handcuffs, each of which has been locked about the wrists of a murderer. The oldest handcuff In the collection was made in 1620. A pair of Palmer's navy Irons patented in 1870, which came out of the prison cell of the battleship Maine, ndorn one corner of the room. They were purchased by GUI at an auction at Brooklyn navy yard. To Gill, the most interesting pair of handcuffs in the collection is that nied to* murder Sheriff Homer Tenff of Muskogee, Oklu., on June 24, 1022. John Welch, n negro prisoner in tbe custody of Tfiaff, killed the sheriff by Cheating him over the head with the "cuffs" nnd escaped. Welch was freed from tbe irons by bis wife, who chopped through the connecting chain with an ax and thep pried open the jaws of the handcuffs after attempting to file through one of them. The negro then buried the body of the sheriff and the pali; of handcuffs in a swamp where they were found. Five hundred men trailed the killer more than two weeks before he waa captured. Gill tried several months to get the handcuffs and was Qnnlly successful at the Knnsns peace officers* convention held In Wichita, Kan., last fall. Two pain of handcuffs w«r* obtained by Gill from Mrs. Beatrice Houdlni, wife of tbe late Harry Hon- dini, the magician. One pair Is the Ullle hand slave Iron used by Hou- dlni in big exhibitions. Tbe Inventor of this handcuff died in a pair of bli own make on board a ship while in temporary restraint They were patented during the Civil war. Hawaii Harbor Divers Will Curb Language Honolulu.--The Kaknako boys and the Pdlama boys have organized to preserve peace and good behavior among Honolulu's diving boys who greet / and bid farewell to steamer* moving through Honolulu, Coin diving, which provides one of the individual point* to Honolulu harbor, was threatened HS an activity when Capt. WllHnrn R. Foster, Honolulu harbor master, complained of improper language that wa» offensive to passengers as), the boys iwaraed over the sides of steamers. While barbor, authorities were considering whether to ban the practice of coin diving, a group of boys from both tbe Kakaako and Palama gangs, old rivals, appeared at tbe sheriffs office and promised to maintain order. Kilt Most Economical Garment, Scot.Says Rothesay, Scotland.--The reason the Scotch wear kilts is because they are economical, according to Lord Coluro Crlchton Stuart, M. P., a Scotsman himself and brother of the marquis «f Bute. His reasons for the plaids was told in a story at a Gaelic meeting held here. "From a financial point of view," ha said, "I can assure you, from a lifelong experience, that I've found the kilt a most economical garment. That's why I say hockuye for the kilt." No Twin Beds for 86- Year-Old Twin Sisters Memphis, Tenn.--The quickest method of awakening Ire in two eighty-six- year-old twin sisters here is to suggest they get twin heds. Miss Mary"Holt likes lots of fresh air, Mrs. Maria Harlowe doesn't, but they're tired of having friends suggest twin beds to settle the problem. They have been separated but three years, the time Mrs. Harlowe lived with ber husband. Battlefields of France Still Giving Up Secrets Arras.--Twelve years after the war, the battlefields are still giving up the!* secrets. On l»u'i 119, penr Soucliez, r.he scene of much fighting constantly during four years, excavators today upturned the bodies of eight British, {our German* and five French soldiers. YOUR NAME Is it on our subscription list? We will guarantee you full value FOR YOUR MONEY DEDICATION * I M DO! DAY IN DOUBT ..Special to Th« Courier MOUNT ^FLiHASANT, March 12. March 24 is the 'tentati e date for occupancy of the new tanway High School Building, it wa made known today. The board of education will meet tomorrow night, f by that time some minor changes s iggested when the board inspected th · building last week have been made i will be taken off tho contractor's ham a and" the date for transfer of student to th« building will be flxeJ. The date for the de llcatlon is indefinite, May 15 has t oen suggested but the tinve is to be fl: ed to conform with the tiin« Erskine Ramsay of Blrmdnghom, Ala,, who gave $65,000 toward th-e cost o* the b tilding and for whom it has been name i can be here. Corn men comient day has also been suggested. Grim Beap«r .head. The roport of Re, istrar S. C. Stevenson «toows tha during trie month ot' 'February t ier» w«r« 11 births in the borough ind 18 in the township, of which nu nib«r 13 were mal« and 16 female. ' 'hero were 13 deaths in the borougn and three in the tcnvnshlp, five 'male ind 11 female. Until th« present time · his year there have been 32 births ii the borough and 38 in the township. Of this number 40 were nrnlo and 3] female. There was 34 deaths in the borough, and eight in the township, 3 2 male and 20 female, Now Society Pr« *ident. , The Ladies' Aid, So lety of ttoe United Brethoren. Chiu oh held Its monthly meeting at tba church last evening, at which time the president of the .society, MTI». S. vl. Crosby, resigned, Mrs. Elaine B, Goldsmith, the vice-president, was ra de president and Mrs. 8. T. Werts w« e named vi«e- .president. Child Under Opt ration. Mary Delwwdo, nine-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mr ». Joee;h Del- sorclo of Ijatrobo, undei went an operation yesterday at the . lemorlal Hospital. Hospital Board Priday. The regular nteetlng f the Memorial Hospital Board will ' * belli on Friday evening. Home Nenrs Con pletion. The nurses' home is Hearing completion. The interior vork is being done, and It is thought t lat the nurses will move in at an earb date. ETery-Memlwr C tawns. Next Sunday ftftern* m the every- meniiber canvass of 1 1* Re-Union Presbyterian diuroh w 11 b* made. A meeting of the commi tee was held at the church. Chief oi Police Josej h White yesterday arres-ted a man 1 egging on the street. The man get* dr ink each time. It was stated yosterdaj that begging on the streets must b* stopped, and that ail personu nrnki) g a habit ot thlswuld be arrested. RUSSIA'S STUPE* DOUS FATORYJUDJ)INCiPLAN Details of the 12,000 N)0,KN) Industrial 'building program recently approved by the Soviet g- vwrnment are published In the curren issue of The American Architect n agazina, and reveal the Russian proj* ct as the most stupendous ever tmd rtaken by a national government. The, plan calls for t e erection of 565 separate factories : nd industrial plant* over a period ol i ve years. New York industrial a,rchite to have been commissioned as "tonsul in* architects tor the entire program which will employ the services of S.500 architectural and engineering designers. The factories io be bu It at strategic points over Russia inch. 4e four motor c*r, motor truck and m- -tor cvcle factories; nine tractor an-i farm implement plants; aix ashes os, corundum and graphite plants; t ro locomotive works; 15 factories for the manufacture of toote, typewrite » and cash registers; 24 content ivctorles; 126 saw mills; 106 woodw rklng plante; 27 glass factories; 36 s i Inning mills; 15 woolen mills; IS, clot i ing factories; 112 shoe factories'; IB paper mills, and 56 plants for the n amifacture of food products. Jury ·Deadlocked In AUBURN, N. Y., M jury deciding tho fate o had not reached a deci night after deliberating M. yesterday. Becker ~w murderer of Principal 1 A. Durnford during t riot at Auburn prison. Harder. -Teh 12.-- The Max Becker, iipn late last since 1:50 P. 3 tried as the eeper George te December Florida Bank He* s Held. MONTGOMERY, Ala,, March 12.-Emmet C. Cox, presiden , and Charles F. Fincher, cashier of he First National Bank of Tallasaw wlilch failed about three weeks ago, T ere held here last night on warrants charging embezzlement of $129,000. Preacher Sliiln In A rgnment. CHICAGO, March 12.--William Slaughter, 30, negro reacher and political worker, was t hot to death last night as the climax to a political argument In a regigtra ion place in Chicago's "Gold Coast." Oppose Mat* ratty Bill. CHICAGO, Me rob 15 --Bitter ftp- position to the ni*ternit and infancy act uow being'pushed a the United States Sen a to was voic id last night by the council of the Cb cago Medical Society* TROUTMAN'S CennellSTllIe's Chopping Center. SEMI-ANN UAL SALE OF NEEDED TOILETRIES Thursday, Friday and Saturday This three-day selling event gives the good and thoughtful housewife a thrifty opportunity to replenish the great open spaces In the medicine chest or bondolr tables, froutnmn's event Includes TOILETRIES of every kind . . . and please' remember . . . 'froutman's prices are as low as any In the city. Perfumes and Toilet Water Houbigant's $1 Perfume Sweet Scented Odeurs...... Toilet Water of French Odeurs March J3, 14 and 15 Troutman'e Toilet Goods First Floor _ $1 Compacts Reduced 74c 74c Coty's'$1.00 Single Compacts $1.00 Double Compacts Face Creams and Powder Hind's 50c* Honey and Almond Cream _._...._ Pond's 60c Vanishing and Cold Cream, 2 for Pond's 35c Vanishing and Cold Cream 28c, 2 for Armand's 50c Cleansing Cream ~ - «...,,.».,....,,,,_._,. ...,, Jergen's 50c Lotion 95c Face Powder and a. bottle in choice of odeurs, both for _ ,, $1 Krasny Face Powder .,, _..,.,,. . 38c 1 $1 _ 55c 42c 38c of Perfume 95c 81 c Toilet Soaps 55c 55c 47c 95c 95c Tooth Paste 55c 65c $1 $1 $1 $1 25c LIsterine, 3 for Colgatea, small, 3 for ,,..,,..,,,,....,,.... Pebeco, large, 3 for Squibbs, large, 3 for Ipana, large, s for -.,, Pepsodent, large, S for ,,,, Woodbury's Facial 3oap--3 for _.,,..,,_. 3uticura Soap, 5 for ,,..,, Juest TVory Soap, lozen -..,,. _.. French Toilet Soap i all odeurs, dozen.. 'almolive Soap, Tooth Brushes _ 38c _ 38c Prophylactic Brushes Dr. West's Brushes Shampoos and Bath Powder f0c Palmolive Shampoo 880 50c Packers Shampoo .. 880 60e Wlldroot SbAmpoo ~.~ 88e 50c Mulsified Shampoo , 38c 25c Johnson's Talcum Powi Jer ._.._..18c 25c Marls Talcum Powder , 18c $1.00 Bath Powder In all tideurs -- 58c Honbigaiit's $1.50 Bath Pon der $1.21 $1.00 Layorls BOc Lavorls 25c Lavorls 50c Zonite BOc Lysol Antiseptics 83c 38c 19c 38c 38c 19c 83c 38c 95c Listerine -- ...... . 60c Listerine _ Nail Brushes .._ 9c Hair Brushes with hard bristles $1.00 Hair JTetts 6 for 25c Kotex .,, ^l...,_ . 88c $1.00 Alcorub, bottle T8c 30c Carbona Dry Cleaner 0c Phillips Milk of Magnesia 25c Bayer's Aspirin Tablets .~ Wash Cloths, dozen Wash Cloths Gillette Razor Blades, pfcg. 24c 17c $1.00 for 26c 88c I ; Undergraduate Disciples of Diana Ch«M co-ed MitodplM of tho ancient Greek it the hunt, Diana, are p«rtieip*tiaf in the opening irehery praetka of the leaaon at Temple University. They are, left to right: Mary Grynkewich, ef (few York; Gertrude Greta, of ?»tfl N. U* Street. Philadelphia; Adelaide Smith, ef Oik LMM; MU. ellne Helm, of 4502 Macee Street. PfcilaJelphUi Kathryn Wright, ef Gtauide. Ps., aa« AMM 1C. 1. Mote, of New York, ^^_ - rT.fT^*'.*

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