Reading Times from Reading, Pennsylvania on August 21, 1935 · Page 2
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Reading Times from Reading, Pennsylvania · Page 2

Reading, Pennsylvania
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Wednesday, August 21, 1935
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J TIMES PHONE 10I THE READING TIMES, HEADING, P A' , WEDNESDAY MORNING, 'AUGUST 'lV, T935 TIMES PHONE Mil ADULT CLASSES PLAN PLAY DAY FOR NEXT WEEK Thousands of Adults Expected to Take Part In Events TO FIX DATE FRIDAY Old - Time Ads More Than 14,000 Average Weekly Attendance Reported Thousands of adults who have been enrolled in the federal adult education classes of Reading and Berks county during the summer, will take part in an all - day field and play day program some day next week. ' A meeting will be held Friday at which time a date and place for tihe outing will be decided upon. ', Pioneer In Work . Dr. Ernest C. Driver, lecturer and educator and a pioneer in F. A. E. work, is, director of the local program. There are 46 workers in the city ind county reaching 74 centers, mioh as churches, schools, clubs, recreation centers and the local Y. y. C. A.' and Y. M. C. A. '; An average attendance of 14,000 each week reported for ' courses in recreation, drama, , forums, handicraft and academic i classes. Since Dr. Driver took over the Ipcal division, the attendance record has tripled. UK. IIEISTfill If. ML II - LENBERGf, RerECTrcu.r offers his professional services to the Citizens of Reading and its vicinity. He is to be found at all time at hit Office in South 41 h Street, next door to hit Father's residence, and opposite Stickers Hotel, sign of the Golden Swan. June T 4 - 3nv'' NEW BOOKS ' The above advertisement, several generations old, appeared in Reading newspapers in the days when taverns and taprooms were given even more fanciful names than they now are, as witness ihe "Sign of the Golden Swan" to identify the physician's office. There was nothing unethical in the above advertisement, whose sponsor was a great - great - uncle of the present Dr. Hiester H. Muhlenberg. The advertisement is one of a series of ads from old newspapers which is running in( the Reading Times. 18TH WARD DEMOS ENDORSE WANNER MORS OH Launch (Continued from Page One) tng the petitions said last night. 'the weekly payroll of all administrative workers, including engineers, was $4,200, they said, declaring that virtually all this money was spent in Berks county and that $ would be lost of the business of the community if the present Situation were allowed to continue. I Would Expedite Projects The leaders of the group also declared establishment of divisional Offices here would in all probability greatly expedite final approval of pending WPA projects. One hundred and sixteen Berks projects thus far have been approved, they said, by the district director, but official word of approval by federal WPA authorities in Washington has been received on but few. Local offices, the group said, could bring greater pressure for speedier approval. J Schuylkill county has a separate oounty WPA office, the leaders pointed out, arguing that Berks, Which was only slightly smaller in point of , population, also should Have one. t Open - air booths where the general public may sign the petitions IJave been set up at the old Mansion House at Fifth and Penn streets. GLORIFIED CRIME I BELIEVED WANING WILKBS - BARRE, Aug. 20 (IPy R. G. Harvey, district chief of the Q - men, said today that people no longer glorify the criminal. Harvey, head of the Philadelphia dfflce of the bureau of investigation, department of justice, told the Fraternal Order of Police convention that the public attitude on crime has been noticeably improved in the last two years. He attributed the new viewpoint to education of the public. Rieser Also Given Okeh At Rally Endorsement of John P. Wanner for the Democratic' nomination for judge and John A. Rieser for district attorney was given at a Democratic rally held last night at the headquarters of the Eighteenth Ward Democratic club, 519 Summit ave. The 450 Democrats present also placed their seal of approval on the candidacies of Walter Ravel for sheriff, Nathaniel Gring and Charles Ebling for county commissioner, and Robert Harbster for mayor. I. R. Gwirtz presided at the meeting, the largest Democratic gathering held in the ward. The club will meet again tonight, when officers will be elected. Next rally will be held Tuesday evening, August 27, when 15 candidates will speak. STATE POLICE WARN LOTTERY RACKETS 'GERMAN DAY' WILL FEATURE FAMOUS BAND More Than 700 Singers Also Will Take Part In Program SET FOR SEPTEMBER 8 To Open New House HARRISBURG, Aug. 20 (IP) Major Lynn G. Addams, superintendent of state police, charged today that jobless persons are spending relief money on lotteries, and warned promoters of such rackets they will be arrested if caught. "We do not propose to raid church raffles and small lotteries conducted by organizations among their members. But when professional gamblers go to some sort of an organization, suoh as a fire company or lodge, and pay a fixed percentage of the receipts for flhe privilege of using the organization's name, that's when we intend to step in. Major Adams said such lotteries, raided recently in Pottsville and Norristown, were selling tickets all over the east and were awarding cash prizes running into the thou sands of dollars. Societies from Many Cities to Converge on , City for Event More than 700 German singers are scheduled to participate in the German - American field day to be held September 8 at the Reading Fair grounds. In addition there will be concert music by the famous Stahlhelm band of New York, gay folk dances, parades, contests and field sports during the gala "Deutscher Tag" as it is known to Germans. . , Sponsored by the German - - American Federation of Penn - : sylvania, the festival is bring - lng members of German clubs and singing societis from New York, Philadelphia, Bethlehem, Allentown, Easton and other cities. The Readinr Lleder - kranz, singing and sports so - , ciety of Reading, b directing the program. One of the outstanding attractions to be featured on the program will be the first appearance in Reading - of the Stahlhelm (Steel Helmet) 32 - piece band of New YorK. ine organization is . composed entirely of Germans who fought for their fatherland during the World War. All now are citizens of the United States. Ernst Rapsch, formerly a famous band leader in Germany, is director. A parade, including the 700 singers and others from the visiting German bodies and their Reading hosts, will open the festival. This will be followed by the singing of the "Stars Spangled Banner" and (Turn to Page Twenty - Five) q 9 & 0 f 2 Q yr - M v. tZW V 11 Above are members of Kappa Upsilon Phi fraternity at Albright college who will open the first ' fraternity house on the local campus on September 16. The house is a remodeled home on Union street, next to Dean George W. Walton's home, and will accommodate 16 students. Front row, left to right: Carl Beuchle, Irvington, N. J., president; Stewart Wick, Reading; Prof. C. A. Horn, faculty advisor; Theodore Purnell, Pottstown;. Prof. John C. Evans, faculty advisor; Anthony Ellenl, Pitts - ton, Fa, and Charles Barnard, Arlington, N. J. Second row: Francis Slack, Sunbury; Frank Fran - denburg, Arlington, N. J.; Leo Obrzut, Wyoming; Ernest Strosahl, Wilkes - Barre; Adam Leven - good, Boyertown; James Garnet, Allentown, and Karl Kehler, Tower City. Third row: Martin Musket, Reading; David Hintz, Reading; Paul McCormick, Rimersburg; Harry Kowalesky, Heller - town; Jack Howard, Mt. Penn, and Carroll Kring, Reading. Last row: Albert Kuder, Philadelphia; Arthur Vivino, Mt. Carmel; James Ross, Camden, N. J.; Robert L. Work, Reading, and Walter Zuke, South River, N. J. SECRET SERVICE HEAD TAKES POST PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 20 (IP) William Arnold Landvoigt, 52, as sumed his new duties today as chief of the U. S. secret service bureau in the Philadelphia district. He suc - cueeds William Houghton, who took charge of the New York bureau on August 9. Landvoigt came from Pittsburgh where he was in charge for eight years. Previous to that be served as a bodyguard for President Wilson, Harding and Coolidge. Landvoigt will have charge of 10 counties in eastern Pennsylvania, all of Delaware and southern New Jersey. CAT, CANARY DIE IN AGE - OLD DRAMA R. M. Smith, Vermillion, Kan., owns and uses a razor bone made in Heidelberg, Germany, hi 1620. by h i s great - great - great - great - greatgrandfather. POISONED KIDNEYS Stop Getting Up Nights LOOK WHAT ONE OOLLA WILL BUY IN OUR COTTON DRESS AND SPORTSWEAR DEPT. $1.39 and $1.59 COTTON DRESSES $1.59 PIQUE COATS $1.39 SILK AND COTTON BLOUSES To harmlessly flush poisons and acid from kidneys and correct Irritation of bladder so that you can atop "getting up nights" get a 95 cent package of Gold Medal Haarlem Oil Capsules and take as directed. Other symptoms of kidney and bladder weaknesses are scant, burning or smarting passage backache leg cramps puffy eyes. Adv. 1 1 'Oiiiir lL I 5000 Pairs Women's Shoes ;; f Pair A Real Cleanup PUMPS STRAPS TIES OXFORDS Biggest Best Lot Ever Offered ii - i;. ........ BROWN J3 WHITE MJ GREY M BLUE SSMiimmSW immlJ HUNDREDS OF OTHER SPECIALS ssMHstMi Ik i! 89c HOOVERETTES FOR 11.94 and $2.94 ft ft COTTON DRESSES ) X W COTTON DRESSES 11.94 Silk Blouses and All - Wool Slipon Sweaters $1.00 (Not All Sizes In All Styles) ROCHESTER, N. Y, Aug. 30 (ff) A cat and a canary, staging the age - old drama of the hunter and the hunted, were held responsible today for a fire that destroyed a Brighton home and inflicted burns' on the mistress of the pets. . Mrs. David Pickett was lighting a kerosene stove when she saw her cat attacking the canary's cage. Dropping the match, she ran to the bird's rescue. When she. turned, the stove was ablaze. The three - room cottage was destroyed. The cat and canary died in the flames. T.P.L UUDSR0MIG FOR AID TO JOBLESS Says Relief Doors Now Open to Them - . Edwin B. Romig, newly appointed director of unemployment relief in Berks county, was commended yesterday by officials of the Taxpayers' Protective league for his interest in the welfare of the unemployed. Albert Weston, county organizer for the league, and Harry Sands, organizer of the central branch, lauded Romig at a meeting of the central body In Labor Lyceum. "For the first time in nearly two years the doors at relief headquarters are open to our committee," Weston declared. "Already there is a marked change in the atmosphere at old city hall. Strange as it may seem there is less trouble and oonfusion J;han under the old regime." He claimed the change resulted from united action of allied unem - j ployed groups in staging a demon - i stration, followed by the resignation of the former director of relief. Next meeting of the league will be in city hall auditorium, Friday at 2 p. m. Fifty - eight new members were admitted. HELD BY WEATHER, BLIMP DUE TONIGHT Adverse weather conditions prevented the arrival in Reading last night of the blimp which was to cruise over the city and permit national guardsmen to put on an anti - aircraft searchlight display. Weather permitting, the blimp will arrive tonight, making its appearance as previously announced: Kutztown, 9 o'clock; Hamburg, 9.15; Reading, 9.30; Boyertown, 11. The blimp's arrival will be part of the Reading Merchants' bureau advertising campaign for Dollar Day tomorrow. DISCUSS CANDIDACIES Sixteenth ward Republicans held a meeting at 400 Rehr st., last night, when the various candidacies were discussed, and strong sentiment for the party was reported. IN BRUSH TWO DAYS, 4 - YEAR - OLD FOUND KIRKLAND LAKE, Ont., Aug. 20 (IP) Unaware of the commotion which her sudden disappearance caused, four - year - old Pauline Beau - doin was found asleep today in the dense underbrush surrounding Crystal Beach. More than 150 men had searched for two days. The child, clad only in a fluffy little dress and without shoes, disappeared from her home Sunday afternoon. Except for fly bites and a slight weakness from exposure, she gave no indication of suffering. THURSDAY TERSHUHOWS Greatest iCH JA mam On Roof Coatings and Roof Paints Save on Roof Maintenance! Seal - lt - Tite ASPHALT Roof Coating 5 Gallon, $ J "90 1 Gallon 50c Genuine Ruberoid Roof Coating 5 Gallons $2.98 (Black Asphalt Asbestos) 1 Gallon 75 c Roof Brush With Handle..'. 35c Seal - lt - Tite 1 lb. S lb. 10 lb. Plastic Cement .......... ISc SOc 85c 25 lb. $2.00 Devoe's Metalic Red Roof Paint $J' - 98 per gal. Best Grade DEVOE'S ENGLISH RED OXIDE $1.48 per gal. Free Estimates LUMBER YARDS7 INC. 4th and Spruce Sts., Reading Branch: Boyertown Free Group of Heayy All - Wool SWEATERS Sizes 3 to 6. Also a Few Ladies' Sweaters All $1.95 Values .00 This Dollar Day at Tursuhow'f promises to be the biggest in our history . . . you will find several specially selected groups of higher priced merchandise placed on separate counters at such low prices they will astonish you! Group of Girls' $2.49 Value DRESSES Sizes 7 to 16. Close - Out for .00 n Group of Ladies' $1.95 Value COTTON DRESSES AH Sizef .00 n Limited Amount of Children's t to WINTER COATS SliffhUy Soiled tfc DQ Ladies' Cotton - V Infants' Coats Wash Dresses A - l If Large Wrap - Ladies' Silk Hri Batn Blouses - r m Towel Ladies' Ringlet. , ( ft Fall - Fashioned Group of Boys Z Hoes f ?rt,cS,"c,2 m 19, Snort Sleeves fy s. Ladies' and fca "d SlemUss Children's Wr at Raincapes V Bt k of G1' 4 1 lOr Gym Bloomers, 1 jfl Children's Group 1 Shorts, Middies Jl " of Summer V - Dresses. Extra Siie Rayon Siies 2 to 14 Chemise Step - ins, Ladies' Play Suit,, A Shorts, Slacks, V "le Taffeta Overalls Slacks, 0 broidered bias Bathing Suits , Tf cut Princess Slips All Th.s. Articles Rang in Values from po I ( 3 rr j ) What's Left In Ladies' Summer Silk DRESSES White, Maize, Blue, Orchid, Washable Crape and Chiffon. Regular $5.95 to $6,95 Values. $ l2 .00 Kiddies' 2 to 6 Dresses Kiddies' Bathing Suits . . , Children's Shorts Children's Slacks Children's Playsuits Ladies' Cotton Blouses I . What's Left m Curtains . e e All Thes Articles Range in Price from Close - Out of BANDEAUX and BRASSIERES Regular 59c Value 5 for $1.00 Regularly I'p to $1 Value 3 for $1.00 Close - Out of Corsets and Girdles Regular $1.95, $2.95 Value 2 for $1.00 Other Values I'p to $5.00 now $1.00 What's Left In SPRING 2 - PIECE SUITS Regular $6.95 to $8.95 Values What's Left In SPRING COATS and SWAGGER SUITS Regularly Up to $16.95 .OO TERSUHOVS'S 5 Children's Striped Dr. Amos Union Suits Children's Rayon Bloomers, Ptnties Princess Slips . . . 1 ill Ladies' Short and 43 (I all - around prons I I Everything in this M I I group was selling If I 1 R (BG2rj SEEDS? 3D 4i Effl I O i C03 cc T X) Deliveries

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