Reading Times from Reading, Pennsylvania on November 29, 1932 · Page 5
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Reading Times from Reading, Pennsylvania · Page 5

Reading, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, November 29, 1932
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TIMES PRONE 6101 THE'READING TIMES, READING, PA., T U E S DA Y MORNING, NOVEMBERS, 9, 1932 , . times phone eioi Five STATE MAY PROBE COLLEGE RACKET Hint Scholarships Given By State Senators Were Sold ' PITTSBURGH. Nov. 28 ;PV Al . leged trafficking in scholarships of four states - aided schools Is under nre on a oroaa iront today. ' State Senator William D. Mans field said that unless charges that me scnoiarsnips, given to state sen' ators for distribution to worthy stu dents - have been sold are cleared up ne wm sponsor a legislative lnvesti cation. Chancellor John G. Bowman of the University of Pittsburgh, and John Weber, the school's business manager, are on their way to Har risburg to confer with Governor Pin - chot on developments in the investl gation, which first came to light in rnuaaeipma. - State - aided schools in Pennsylvania in addition to Pitt are the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania State college ana Temple university. One arrest in connection with the sale of scholarships is reported to nave been made in Philadelphia. PINCHOT OFFICE SILENT ' ON ALLEGED PROBE HARRISBURG. Nov. 28 The governor's office today declined to comment on reports that investiga tion is under way into alleged trar - ncking in scholarships, superintend ent of Public Instruction James N Rule, said "this is not a state matter and therefore this office has no com ment,to make." SALUS BELIEVES RACKET HAS BENN SUPPRESSED PHILADELPHIA. Nov. 28 UP - State Sen. Samuel W. Salus com menting today on reports that there is a racket in the sale of scholarships in educational institutions supported by the state, said he believed the racket has been suppressed and that it was never widespread. Each state senator is entitled every two years to tnree scnoiarsnips in the state - aided institutions. "It was hard to pin down rumors that cropped up," said Salus, "because possible beneficiaries of the racket declined to talk. One .thing I am sure of no one in official life has been linked up with this matter. The reports, it is said, started when a man was arrested last week on a charge of trying to sell' scholarships to parents who desired to send their uoys to the university of Pennsyl vania. RAISE MONEY TO BURY INVENTOR NEW YORK, Nov. 28 (Jf) A group of friends today raised money to bury miss i uoraao Jones, inventor and advertising aent, who was found dead Saturday night in a $20 - a - month apartment, where she had been living alone. In reduced circumstances since the depression began, Miss Jones, who was 71 years old, accepted her first aid from charity at the beginning of November, one of her friends, Mrs. G. P. Carhart, said. She died Just as it looked as though there might be a chance for her to "come back" in a business wav. Mrs. Carhart said. A Montreal manufacturer was interested in an invention of a gasoline engine muffler on which she had been working and was to have had dinner with her to dlecuss the invention the night she was found dead. Miss Jones once manufactured her own inventions, employing chiefly women workers, under the name of Eldorado Inventions, Inc., at Malone, 111. The plant was closed during the war. TIRING SQUAD' GAME CAUSES BOY'S DEATH LARAMIE, . Wyo., Nov. 28 () Mimicking the firing squad scenes they had read about, three Laramie boys took turns at standing, first one and then another, against a wall for "execution." Kenneth Maring, 14, who had been on the firing end of the game, then took his plac at the wall. His boyhood companion and playmate, John Roum, 11, held the rifle. The hammer had fallen harmlessly each time, but when John pulled the trigger there was an explosion and Kenneth crumpled to the ground. The boy was dead when help arrived in response to the frantic cries of John and the third youngster, Irwin Morton. The boys were at a loss to explain how the weapon happened to be loaded when John fired. ASK GO V. ROLPII TO OPEN MOONEY CASE NEW YORK, Nov. 28 (JPt - Tte national Mooney - Billings committee made public today a communication to Gov. James Rolph of California asking him to reopen the case of Thomas Mooney and Warren K. Billings, serving life sentences for aliened participation in the Preparedness day bombing of 1918. The reopening of the case was urged on the ground that the facts involved were not covered In the advisory report by Matt I. Sullivan, former judge of the California, supreme court. This report was followed last April by the governor's refusal of Mooney's application lor pardon. ALABAMA PEN BLOCK DESTROYED BY FIRE SPEIGNER, Ala., Nov. 28 (ff) Fire today destroyed the main cell block building in the state penitentiary here, but tfce 815 convicts quartered in the structure were marched to safety. Origin of the fire was undetermined. Fire apparatus from Montgomery arrived too late to be of service in saving the building but aided guards and voluntary convict firemen in preventing the spread of the blaze to other frame structures Inside the prison enclosure. Officials at the prison said the convicts were orderly rnd none escaped during the excitement incident to the fire. ALWAYS DEAD TIRED? How sad I Sallow complexion, coated tongue, poor appetite, bad breath, pimply skin and always tired. What's wrong? Chances are you're poisoned by clogged bowels and inactive liver. Take this famous prescription used constantly in place of calomel by men and women for 2Q years Dr. Edwards Olive Tablets. They are harm - le. . yet very effective. 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K ' POMEROY'S - Second Floor, Center. Model 15X SIM. It's Easy to Buy a Gift Radio! Trade In Your Old One On the NEW 1933 PHILCO ' We'll give you a liberal allowance for your old set, and a free home demonstration in the bargain. Christmas is perfect when you have a Philco to bring you the yuletide programs. ' POMEROY'S Mezzanine Floor, Rear, and Main Floor, Middle 6th St. Entrance. r W 1 - v 4 v ' f , p I - ATS bit . A " r tot 1 They're, the better kind filled with pure Kapok MANY STYLES 4 COLORS ready for gift giving $1 so You'll certainly enjoy sucn heaps and heaps of pillows, trimmed with cord. Others at $1 to $2. ' POMEROYS Fourth Floor, Front. 5&d You Just Know These Sheets Are Good . because they're Fruit of the Loom $1 each' 81x108 or 72x108. POMEROY'S Sr;ond Floor. Front. It's imported Nippon China it's an entirely new shape. 65 PIECES - SERVES 8 at Pomeroy's only $. 39 - Ivory .border rich floral decorations 22 - karat gold knobs and handles. POMEROY'S 8f con d Floor, Rr. 1

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