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' ' . . ii i A, : ' - ' ' ..K 4f ... i...L...i, M,f rJ,IL : ,. . . 3 .l - ..AJii 1 r Diary Daze! JANUARY 1, 1942 ... So many diaries started, so few finished. . . . The din of New Year's Eve. . . . The thought that it would be soul soothing to see the Old Year out quietly, say in front of an open fire place . . . thoughtfully. . . :. Tnen set out to welcome the New Year . . . riotously . . . 1 a. m. to breakfast! . . . Set your own time! . . . Lay late, being awakened at 11 a. m. by Bill Hoy: "Can'l we persuade you to change your mind and come along to Elmer's?" (You know Elmer Erb) . . A reluctant "No Sorry!" A great day to be in the mountains, snow - sprinkled and with the stillness broken only by the roar of the dam. . . . Second breakfast at noon, then for a look at "Louisiana Purchase," which would be quite flat sans Bob Hope and Victor Moore. . . . Fun watching Moore watch Bob showing how a woman squeezes into a girdle. . . . Memory stretching line: ". . when it was legal for a Republican to be president." Snow slowing traffic. . . . EGC of DC spending New Year's Day in the village . . . making the rounds, finding time to work on her magazine article on Frank Young, who keeps Washington radios alive in the wee' sma' hours. ... As EGC's FY ... or can you "C" on the radio? . . . Anyway a good day to sleep! Was hoping to start the NY with a cleared desk. ... No use! . . . Radio bringing music and bad news. . . . Skimming Ogden Nash's book of verse. . . . Must ask him to let us print the one about the Japanese boy. . . . Quite apropos. JANUARY 2, 1942. . . . Two days' mail. . . . Lettered desk. . . . Much material and so much fun reading. Your opinions keep us going. . . . Swell suggestion from Mrs. Harry Fornwald of Lebanon. . . . You buy a pack of cigarets for a man in service. Have 20 friends write personal messages on slips the size of a cigaret paper. . . . Wrap each cigaret, repack, mail. . . . Personalized puffing. . . . Howdy, Mr. Tunney! . . . Wait'll we give you HB's article on Mr. Tunney and Tobacco. ... To luncheon in Penn Harris, enjoying reminiscing by Mayor Milliken and his teacher of long ago, Miss Elizabeth S.I Baker. . . . "Remember the Day." . . . which happens to be a picture coming to the State. . . . Why do you think Floyd Hopkins arranged the luncheon? Pictures, too. Chat with Joe Kline, who has certainly enlisted in National Defense. . . . Porter Hammond recalling New Year's Eve in N. Y. . . . one he'll never forget. . . . Son joining up with Coast Guard, sure to be assigned to some Hawaiian base. . . . Ann Corio revisiting this cubby hole, the conversation running to many subjects, principally the book we'd like to help ner write. . . . Ann did do a book once, an honest size - up of burlesque, etc. . . . Publishers sniffed; they wanted iv something on the shady side, not .j honest reporting. , . . Gypsy Rose Lee in ner novel (wno wrote it?) pleases the publishers. . . . Every little burlesque girl is out for no good except GRL, who approaches perfection or something. . . . Later in the city room, the talk centered on the derivation of G - String. ... "A very important part of any strip teaser's wardrobe," said Ann. . . . She wasn't sure about "how it all started." . . . RFS came up with a logical idea: "The G string is the heaviest violin string." . . . Is it? . . . Why not immortalize Corio and call it the C - string? . . . Later in the evening 'twas our privilege to present Ann to some distinguished people at the Telegraph's Golden Gloves (CBS, NT, et al) bouts. v. ..... . Mike Seaman doing a good Job - of ballyhoo, inviting the g.i FAST BOUTS FOR GOLDEN GLOVES FANS The Carson twins from Hershey were among the most popular boxers for the opening of the Harrisburg Telegraph's annual Golden Gloves Tournament,0' and here is John (on the left) dropping his opponent, Rudolph Courtney, to take the 126 - pound sub - novice event in which he is entered. Center, twin brother Eugene (on the right) winner of his 135 - pound sub - novice bout, and. John, with their second, Ralph Bucciarelli, Hershey; right, Referee Jim Morrissey and Announcer Mike Seaman welcome Ann Corio (starred in 'White Cargo') before presenting her to her fellow ring fans. Next bouts are Thursday night. HARRISBURG SECOND SECTION To Join Navy 18 Sent to Philadelphia From Harrisburg Recruiting Office Patriotic men today formed a long line outside the Harrisburg Navy recruiting office. I. B. Richardson, chief electricians mate, and M. A. Fritz, chief electricians mate, retired, examined the many recruits. Reporting to Philadelphia from Harrisburg area were 18 men, part of a contingent sent by the local office. i Included were John F. R. Tay new moon is riding high. The air is clear and pure. The sun shines. '. . . This pretty good old world maintains serene sanity while the worldlings go, plainly speaking, "nuts." Sincerely, THE SEC. 3 Democrats Seen in Race For Governor Chairman Meyers Says Field Has Narrowed to "Ross, Harr and Guffey" Meredith Meyers, Chairman of the Democratic State Committee, asserted today the field of "can didates" for the gubernatorial nomination has narrowed down to three "Ross, Harr and Guffey." He referred to Auditor General F. Clair Ross, Luther A. Harr, chief counsel of the Bituminous Coal Commission, a Federal agen cy, and United States Senator Jo seph F. Guffey. None has said he would or would not be a can didate. "As far as I'm concerned, there are only three candidates, Ross, Harr and Guffey," the Chairman declared. "As for me, I'm for an open primary." Meyers and Guffey both have declared for an open primary which would be accomplished by abolition or suspension of the State Committee's rule that a slate be recommended. Guffey bucked the Recommen dations Committee in 1938, losing on a ticket of Thomas Kennedy for Governor and the late S. Da vis Wilson for the United States Senate. He won re - election for himself in 1940 when the Commit tee suspended the endorsement rule though some elements backed Walter A. Jones for the United States Senate at that time. The Senator said some time ago he could list a dozen or 15 poten tiai candidates lor Governor in the Democratic field but rescinded a promise to list them publicly, The list is said to include Ken nedy; Arthur Colegrove, Corry publisher; Former Governor George H. Earle, United States Minister to Bulgaria, who is on his way home; Anthony J. Drexel Biddle, and William C. Bullitt. The situation among the Repub licans is just as unclear. Mentioned as possible candidates are United States Senator James J. Davis, Major General Edward Martin. Lieutenant Governor Samuel S.I Lewis, Attorney General Claude T. Reno, State Senator Weldon B. Heyburn, and Supreme Court Judge George W. Maxey. Recent ly the names of Roger W. Rowland, former Secretary of Property and Supplies, and G. Albert Stewart, Secretary of Forests and Waters, were added to the speculative conversations. This is the month for slate - making meetings the primary campaign gets under way in Feb ruary and the voting takes place in May. To date there is but one avowed and announced candidate for Governor Ivan C. Watkins, Republican Congressman from Schuylkill county. The State elects a Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of Internal Affairs, 25 State Senators, 208 Assemblymen and 33 Congressmen this year. HARRISBURG, PA., MONDAY EVENING, JANUARY 5, 1942 New Municipal Officers Take Over Their Duties Inaugural Ceremonies Held in Some Areas For Mayors and Judges Hundreds of new, municipal officers in Pennsylvania took office today, beginning terms won in the elections last November. Inaugural ceremonies were part of the program in some communities and in others the shiftover was arranged with out incident. Terms of mayors, judges and other local officials started January 1, but the actual inductions in many cases were held off until today. Some of the officials were in cumbents winning re - election and for them the start of another year was without incident. Beginning new terms were 39 Common Pleas Court judges, six Orphans' Court judges, one County Court jurist in Allegheny, and one Municipal Court Judge in Phila delphia. Also inducted were may TELEGRAPH State Penalizes 278 Autoists PAGE 9 SECOND SECTION Week - End Accident Toll Is Lowest in Months Area Men Seek lor, 19, George N. Miller, 18, Wil liam Rt Gantz, 18, and John Baker, 31, all of Harrisburg; John J. Up - degrove, 18, Carlisle; Peter T. Pawuseh, 17, Bressler; John P. Rodgers, 20, Enola, and Charles H. Baringer, Jr., 17, Marysville. Harry N. Byers, 17, Shippens - burgj Paul A. Baldwin, 31, Mid - dletown; D. L. Trimmer, 18, York Springs; Harold E. Coover, 21, Schuylkill Haven; Claude E. Kissinger, 17, Lebanon; Charles J. Lenhart, 18, Lykens; Robert C. Jackson, 21, Bellefonte; Gordon F. Matter, 17, Halifax; Andrew P. Machuzak, 23, Pottsville, and John C. Habecker, 23, Hershey. Dominick Joseph Godino, 38, State Capitol policeman and Governor's bodyguard at the Executive Mansion, re - enlisted in the Navy at the Philadelphia recruiting office. Godino, considered in excellent physical condition by Naval authorities will receive first class fireman rating which he held while on active duty in 1919. Marriage Application Leroy Paul Stitzel, 23, Camp Hill, and Elizabeth J. Sourbeer, 19, South Enola. of h. fo announce the next winner, which she did . . . Ring side remark: "Gosh, she looks good even with a fur coat on." . . . Henry Otto missed this part of the show; not Gene. . . . Find ing time somewhere to get out work, rush home, rush back. . . . rush around! How do you spell sleep! . . . Still later to the State for "White Cargo," which they might just as well have called White Corio." . . . They must have rewritten the part. ... In the original play, "Tondeleyo," the native girl didn't come on till the second act. ... In the cur rent version, now in Philadelphia, competing with Ruth Gordon and Hellzapoppin. AC is on stage early. . . . Helen Hayes was to have been in Phila. simultaneously and Ann had planned to send a telegram: "We'll send you our overflow." Play may be old but line about rubber sources is timely. . . . Late home. . . . Life is the stuff sleep is made of. . S - zz - z - z! How do you break yourself of snoring; I'm being accused again. JANUARY 3. . . . 'Ho Hum! La Guerre! One day you can't buy a new car, even if you had the dough; the next Uncle Sam talks about taking over your old one. . . . Just so the statements don't come from Bro. Ickes. . . . Life goes on. . . . Lee Rounsley has an American Beauty rose in bloom in his back yard. . . . The THIEVES TAKE PIES, ICE CREAM Carlisle, Jan. 5, (IP). Thieves who entered the Lester Vance Restaurant apparently were hungry, investigators decided. An inventory of the missing items showed the only loot included approximately $5 worth of pies and ice cream. ors of 23 cities. In Pittsburgh, Mayor Cornelius D. Scully simply returned to the desk he had occupied for four years but in Scranton there was a new chief executive, Howard J. Snowdon. McKeesport had a new mayor take office for the first time in many years. Frank Buchanan sue ceeding the 74 - year - old George Lysle, who had served seven con secutive terms. Some officials switched jobs as a result of successful campaigns last fall. L. Kenneth Harkins, member of the House, was elected to the Allegheny County Court. Andrew T. Park, District Attorney, was elevated to the Common Pleas bench in that county. J. Harold Flannery, Congressman from Luzerne county, took office as Judge of the Common Pleas Court, and Robert E. Woodside, Jr., minority House floor leader in the Legislature, was installed on the Dauphin county bench. Judge C. K. Morganroth took office in Northumberland county despite a challenge of the vote, the usual procedure until the inquiry into the challenge would change the status. New terms started for Judge William M. Parker, of the Su preme Court (20 years) and Judge Charles E. Kenworthey of the Su perior Court (10 years). At Warren, 90 - year - old D. U. Arird relinquished his seat on the bench of the 37th Judicial Dis trict Court, making way for 39 - year - old Allison D. Wade as new r Relief Rolls At Low Point 72,402 Cases Listed; Dau phin County Has 585 Cumberland, 160 The close of 1941 found general assistance rolls throughout the State at the lowest point since the beginning of State - wide relief several years ago. For the week ending December 25 a net increase of 137 cases was noted. At the close of the year the rolls carried 72,402 cases containing 132,635 persons. Records by counties are: Dauphin, 11 applications, 585 cases, 1004 persons, $2564.32 expendi tures; Cumberland, 5 applications, 160 cases, 363 persons, $659.87 ex penditures; Perry, 3 applications, 85 cases, 194 persons, $357.62 ex penditures. judge. Judge Arird had served for 20 years. Ed C. Lowrey, editor of the Warren Times - Mirror was inducted for his fifth term as Warren county coroner. At Hollidaysburg, State Su preme Court Justice Marion D. Patterson administered the oath of office to his brother, Blair County Judge George G. Patterson, in a ceremony believed uni que in Pennsylvania. Judge George Patterson was appointed to the Blair county bench to serve out the unexpired term of Marion Patterson after the latter had been named to the State's highest court. Judge George Patterson was re - elected last November. Present at the ceremony was Miss Jennie Fay, who taught the Patterson brothers when they were in grammar school. Mayors inducted included: Lan caster, Dr. Dale E. Cary (R); Pottsville, Clude A. Lord (R and D); Sunbury, Morris R. Michael (D). LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE THAT BOMBER GONE, SOMEWHERE OUT ON THE NORTH ATLANTIC WARBUCKS. PUNJAB, THE ASP GIVEN UPAS LOST ONLY SAV1 IT IN THF PAPER THAT ONCE - - BURNED IT BEFORE SHE COULD SEE IT SOME DAY. WHEN SHE'S OLDER BUT NO USE TELLING HER NOW SHE SEEMS 238 Driving Permits Sus HAPPY HEREWHY SHOULDN'T pended and 40 Revoked For Violations During the week which ended December 24, 1941, the State Bureau of Highway Safety withdrew the licenses of 278 drivers, including 238 suspensions and 40 revocations. Operating privileges were restored to 483 drivers. The list submitted by the State includes one revocation, Norman Rager, Gettysburg, R. D. 4, and the following suspensions, Joseph Munster, 1004 North Sixteenth; Lloyd Sterner, 112 East Market, York, and Salvatore Misiti, 1457 South Cameron. Doctors Give Program SHE STAY? ITS BEEN A BRIGHTER, DIFFERENT HOUSE SINCE v SHE CAME . at Rotary Luncheon "Is There a Doctor in the House?5 was the theme of the Rotary Club luncheon meeting to - ay in the Penn - Harris Hotel when members representing every branch of the medical profession participated. They were Drs. Harvey F. Smith, Clarence E. Moore, George R. Moffitt, H. M. Kirkpatrick, Frank B. Kann, Ben jamin M. Buyer, H. M. Cowley, Ross K. Childerhose, Samuel L. Grossman, M. V. Hazen, John H. Harris and J. F. Reed. A "medical quartet" consisting of Evan Miller, Harry Banzhoff, Webster S. Kolhaas and Dr. Moffitt, concluded the entertainment. Dr. Moore was toastmaster; Al bert L. Allen, program chairman. Spanish War Veterans to Install Officrs Officers of Harrisbnrg Camp No. 8, United Spanish War Veterans, will be installed tomorrow at 7 p. m. at a meeting in City Hall. N. J. Burk is the retiring commander, James Cummings the newly elected commander. The Sons of '98 will meet also. RIVER BULLETIN o e c 3 S g , Station 1 2 21 j 2 h CO (fl g i!" a S K Feet & Tenths North Branch: Binfehamton ... 14 3.6 Corning 16 2.8 Towanda 16 3.4 Wilkes - Barre ..22 - 6.2 West Branch: Clearfield 10 2.1 Renovo 16 3.0 Lock Haven .... 21 8.9 Williamsport ... 20 3.8 Juniata: Map Depot 20 Newport ..22 4.5 Susquehanna: Sunbury 16 3.2 Harrisburg 17 4.6 5.9 3.4 3.3 4.3 MORE SCHOOL HOW Passenger Killed In Railroad Wreck Rooming House Fire Takes Tivo Lives; Minor Auto Accidents Numerous The crack night liner express of the Lehigh Valley Railroad crashed into a stalled car at a dead end crossing near Pittston early Sunday, taking the life of one person, as Pennsylvania chalked up one of its lowest weekend accident toll in recent months. ., ABOUT IT? SHALL WE GO AND MAKE . THE ARRANGEMENTS? GOOD SALESMAN Eugene Spielvogel (above), 15, newspaper carrier, got a $1750 defense stamp order by talking "man - to - man" with an EHwood City, Pa., executive. He heard the latter's firm planned to give a Christmas bonus to its employes and succeeded in getting an interview with the executive by introducing himself as "official United States defense agent." His talk convinced the executive that the firm should use the stamps to pay the bonus and Eugene made the sale. Woman's Wrist Broken Mrs. Thelma McKahan, 31, 1208 South Market street, Mechanics - burg, suffered a fractured right wrist while roller skating, the Harrisburg Hospital reported. Only victim of the train - car collision" was a train passenger tentatively identified as Joseph Layzock, about 40, of Chicago, but at least 13 other passengers were injured as' the locomotive, and seven cars hurtled off the track. . The Express, bound from Buffalo to New York, and reported to have been carrying a $250,000 shipment of gold, was speeding along through a blinding snowstorm .when it struck the abandoned automobile. Elsewhere in the state, a four - alarm fire in a Pittsburgh rooming house claimed the lives of Miss Marie Butler, 38 - year - old insurance company clerk, and Miss Marie Gabriel, 45, who died in an attempt to escape from her room on the third floor of the burning structure. Numerous minor traffic accidents were reported in the east and central portions of the State because of bad driving conditions due to a heavy snowfall Saturday night and early Sunday morning. One man was killed and seven persons injured in automobile accidents at Pittsburgh as a five - inch snow blanketed streets and highways. H. E. Allsberry, 29, lost his life in a head - on collision of two automobiles on Pittsburgh's saw mill run boulevard. Miss Susan Bliss, 69, Pittsburgh, was fatally burned Sunday when her clothing ignited at a gas stove in her home. Edward Mauthey, 21, of Limestone, was killed Saturday when a truck he was driving crashed into a tree at Clarion. Sam Burzese, 28, of Ambridge, was killed and two men injured Sunday when - a Beaver Valley Motor Coach Co. bus and an automobile collided in Byersville, Beaver county, during a Treasury Receipts Washington, Jan. 5, W The position of the Treasury Jan. 2: Receipts, $12,546,273.87; expenditures, $50,431,632.40; net balance, $3,512,794,312.53. By HAROLD GRAY I'VE BEEN THINKING. ANNIE YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS ANY rlVE BEEN THINKING. 1 f OH, SURE YOUD ANNIE YOU WON'T f ER - - WELL - - 1 I WANT TO LIVE AT If SURE - WELL. 1 WANT TO MISS ANY I OF COURSE. I I HIS PLACE BUT HE'S II O' COURSE. 1 I - DADDY" I I LIABLE TO BE AWAY J I COULD I OUGHT TO BE I I ER - QUITE A WHILE I ALWAYS I BACK SOON, I THESE TIMES - YOU J TRANSFER, AK THEN i l KNOW DELAYS I LATER ON - B jp " R

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