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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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Wednesday, July 11, 1928
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4 TOE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN. WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 1928 RECORDS BROKEN AS OVER 3,000 BATHE IN WEST SIDE POOL Many Seek Relief from Heat - 555 in Water a( One Period Free Swimming Glasses . Begin Today. All attendance records for the year were broken, at the West Side swlm - mlnf pool yesterday when more than 3,000 took advantage "of the pool's cooling waters. Albert Harris, foreman of the pool, reported last night that the largest number at any one peirod was between 2:30 and 4 o'clock yester day afternoon when 555 were in the the day, weather bureau reports show. no one was injured as far as could be Free Instruction Tonight at 5.30 o'clock, the first of a series of free swimming instructions will be given at the pool. Members of the West Scranton Swimming Pool Athletic association have volunteered their services as instructors. The class will continue each Tuesday and Thursday at 5.30 o clock. Another attraction at the pool this week will be the water polo game Wednesday night at 7 o'clock when a team headed by Stewart Scott, cap tain of Yale's water polo team, will play the West Side pool team. Other members of the all - collegiate team will be the Van Duzen brothers, of Wesleyan college; Fred Scott, of Colgate, and others. James Layborn is captain of the West Side team and among the members are: David Thomas. Ernest Drake. Rocky Cicoli. Fred Davies. William Thomas, and Joseph Hoffmej - er. DISTRICT 4 HOLDS MEETING AT BETHEL Make Arrangements for Hike Saturday The monthly council meeting of . District 4, Lackawanna County Sunday school association, was held last night in the Bethel Baptist church. Thomas Williams conducted the devotions and Miss Lucy Skelton, the president, presided at the business session. The new constitution and bylaws were adopted. Plans were made for a hike to Ogel's grove, near Lake Scranton, Saturday. The council members will meet at Luzerne street ' and Main avenue at 3 o'clock. Next Sunday morning the Inner Circle meeting - of the district will be held at the First Welsh Baptist church. The leader will be James Maxon. REV. RAFFERTV TO BE GUEST TONIGHT Consultors of the Holy Name society, of St. Patrick's church, will be , hosts to Rev. Aloysius RafTerty, former moderator of the society, at a testimonial dinner in Hotel Casey at 7 o'clock tonight. Thomas Early, president of the .society, 'wiir be the chairman and Walter Feency, the toastmaster. The speakers will include Very Rev. Dr. George J. Lucas. Rev. William C. Lynch. Rev. James Flynn and Father Rafferty. Edward Cosgrove, accompanied by Harold Mundy, will entertain with vocal solos. "Mickv" Burns rwill give a number of harmonica se - 1 l! Father Rafferty was recenBy - transferred to St. Peter's 'Cathedral after serving two years at St. Patrick's. MANY AT FUNERAL OF 3IRS. M. HODGES The funeral of Mrs. Mary Hodges, wife of Louis Hodges, of 1312 Schlager avenue, Lincoln Heights, was held from her late home yesterday morning with a solemn high mass of requiem in St. Ann's church. Officers of the mass were: Rev. Father Stan - islaw, C. P., celebrant; Rev. Father Harold, C. P.. deacon and Rev. Father Aloysius, C. P., sub - deacon. Mrs. Ella Walsh Heilig was in charge of the funeral music. Mrs. Walter Kelly and Mrs. John Jones sang, "Jesus, I come," an "Ave Maria," and "Nearer, My God To Thee." . Interment was in St. Joseph's cemetery, Minooka. The pallbearers were: Thomas Healey, John Cunningham, Dominick Moran, William Eagen, John Sullivan and Thomas Sheridan. The floral tributes were carried by Raymond and James Hodges, John Welby Thomas Thornton, Michael Hughes and Joseph Eagen. HOSPITAL CASES White playing baseball yesterday afternoon, Anthony Buccito, ten, of 1013 West Lackawanna avenue, stepped 6u a piece of tin, incurring lacerations o fthe right foot for which he was treated at the West Side hospital. Richard Edwards, eight, of 325 Tenth avenue, was treated at the West Side hospital last night for lacerations of the upper lip, incurred when bitten by a dog. Neal O Donnell, 26, of 606 West Locust street, ran a rusty nail in the second finger of his right hand yesterday while repairing a banister at his home. Ke was treated at the West Side hospital. When he fell on a piece of glass yesterday, Anthony Pocuis, six, of 2025 Lafayette sUeet, received deep lacerations of the left foot. Two stitches were taken to close, the wound at the West Side hospital. West Side Jottings Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Greame and family, of 833 North Lincoln avenue, are spending a month at Mylobeach - on - the - Susqueha nna. Miss Josephine Peffer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Peffer, of Jackson street, is in New York where she will begin an eight months' course of training as a student dietitian in the Bellevue hospital. She is a graduate of Marywood college, where she received a degree in bachelor of science in home economics. - Mrs. John G. Miller, of North Main avenue, who has been undergonig treatment at a Philadelphia hospital for her eyesight, has returned home, much improved. t Mr. and Mrs. Jules Fern, of 636 North Rebecca avenue,, and Mr. and Mrs. N. E. Hartline r.nd son, Robert of Reading, have returned from Atlantic City, where they spent a week. Misses Mary and Grace Daniels, of Oram street, spent the weekend In New York. , ' The Woman's Missionary society, of jBt. Mark's Lutheran church, held a meeting last night. Several interesting papers were read. Public housing is regarded as the only solution for the plight of hundreds of aged French folk impoverished by the war. For Coughs and Colds Use Jenkins Tar Menthol and Ext. Cod Liver Jenkins' . Drug Store Math Ave. & Jackson St. . Scranton, Pa. ' water. This was the hottest period of Despite the large number of bathers, learned. : JUDGE JOHNSON UPHOLDS RULING OF KILCULLEN Lawyer's Bill Cut From $10,667.87 to $6,000 in Goldsleger Case Action of Attorney P. E. Kllcullen, U. S. Referee in bankruptcy in slicing the lawyers' bill in the Goldsleger case, from $10,667.87 to $6,00t, was upheld yesterday in an opinion handed down by U. S. Judge A. W. Johnson. The federal jurist directs that the claim be paid as approvd by the referee. On June 20 . Referee Kllcullen made his report, in the case cf Harry Gold - leger, wholesale notions merchant of Penn avenue, who went bankrupt some three years ago. The report cut the fees demanded by the attorneys for the trustees in the case and criticized them sharply for alleged failure to file a report when instructed to do so and for delaying the case. In handing down his decision. Judge Johnson rules out from the record of the case a statement, said to have been made by a watchman at the Goldsleger store. This was to the effect that while he was said to have received $1,450 for his services, he had in fact received $85. The statement ap peared in an affidavit made by Gold sleger which accompanied Referee tijcullen s report. The trustees in the case are S. Augustus Davis and E. A. Delaney. Their lawyers are Ie P. Stark, A. V. Bower and Ralph Wi Rymer. COUNTY EXCEPTS TO COURT ORDER Council for Comnmioners Appeal Decision' of - President j . Judge Newcomb Exceptions to the recent order of President Judge E. C. Newcomb in the suit of the county of Lackawanna against Commissioners Morgan Thom as and Louis H. Von Bergen and former Commissioner Thomas F. Quinlan were filed yesterday by the commissioners. Judge Newcomb in his opinion found against the county commissioners and directed them. to file an affidavit of de - : fense to the - action. The exceptions wqre, Jilea; bv Solicitor H. L. Taylor and O'Brien & kelly. j The suit is one in which certain taxi - payers were granted premission to sue in the name of the county for interest, fees and commissions retained by foiv mer Treasurer David James during the first two years that he was in office. The commissioners themselves have filed suit against Mr. James and his bondsmen for money at issue. RIVER RAFTSMEN TO REVIEW OLD DAYS LOCK HAVEN, July 10 (A. P.). Rivermen and raftsmen who floated rafts down streams in Susquehanna Valley to the Susquehanna river, as far as Marietta, will meet in an unusual reunion at McElhattan, August 8. as the guests of Colonel Henry W. Shoemaker, member of the state forest commission. Probably the most picturesque character of all those sent invitations by Colonel ' Shoemaker is Miles King, 81 years old, who became famous for breaking a log jam in the Sinneha - honing creek in 1873. King rode ahead of the drive on a log for four miles before he got close enough to shore to jump off. Another old raftsman who will attend is Leonard La - ehet, who directed the last raft down the river in 1912. State Forester Joseph S. Ulick will be the principal speaker at the reunion, which is also to be attended by the twenty - six forest rangers in the north - central section of the state, who will meet at Jersey Shore the next day for a two - day conference.. jllHilllilllilll We have spent days inventorying remaining stocks from our Great Alteration Sale - anclwe offer them now at prices that are so ridiculously low that you will hardly believe your own eyes. Odd suites, incomplete suites, one - of - a - style and hundreds of occasional pieces at reductions of half and even more. All sales must be final. No charges, quantities are limited and the early buyers will have first choice. ACT NOW! Buffalo V ttut Buffalo Dttsburi h WEST SIDE CLUB HAS : "T - Ti immf 1 j & smr - N . jjifi v - V " p.' ..... .in inn 1 .Hill ,, .1 - .. Plctured above are members of the Chapman Sunday. The photograph Grandmother May Try Hop Across Ocean A 78 - year - old grandmother, Mrs. Lena Ledbetter of Tulsa. Okla., (below), has announced she and her daughter, Miss Unity . Ledbetter, are having a tri - mbtored. monoplane constructed With the idea of celebrating the mother's birthday by starting August 17 on a flight "Worn New York to Paris.' The daughter (above) Is a licensed pilots IN WEST SIDE TODAY West Scranton council, 497, Junior Order United American Mechanics, In stalls officers at a meeting in their hail, 109 North Main avenue, at 8 p. m. A missionary program will be given at the weekly meeting of the.B. Y. P. U., of the Jackson Street Baptist church, in the church parlors at 8 o'clock. ...... . . .., ... The United societies, of St. John the Baptist church, will continue then - week s festival. : The Westminster Bible class, of the Washburn Street Presbyterian church, holds a Summer covered dish supper at the - home of Mrs. Robert J. Williams, of South Main avenue .at 6 O'clock..,,.. ' i - 1 WILL TAKE HIS FIRST EXTENDED VACATION BLQOMSBURG, July 10 (A.P.). Jacob M. Halze, Bloomsburg's youngest man of 83 years, plans to take his first extended vacation. He has sold his Insurance business and will visit in the West for some time. Although he Is the dean of the Colombia county bar, for some years he. has devoted his attention to the Insurance business Instead 'of the law. He served with distinction during the Civil War. enlisting August 23, 1862, and serving io me ciose oi tne conflict. NEW WALL PAPER CO. f WALK - ON RUG CO. ; ; A880CIATEI i) ' " 416 - 128 No. Wathinstoii Ave.. Scranton Sagamore club, of West Scranton, who enjoyed their annual outing at Lake was taken as they assembled in this city, previous to their departure for the lake. The trip was made by auto bus. STATE ASKS FOR MANY ROAD BIDS Several Jobs in Northeastern Section Are Listed for Proposals HARRISBURG, July 10 (A.P.). The State Highway Deoartment today asked for bids on construction of approximately sixty mieis of roads In Pennsylvania., The bids to be opened July 28 and 27, also include several grading projects. On 'July 26 proposals for the following projects will be opened. Beaver county 14,051 feet of grading in Ohio township. Berks 10.480 feet of concrete roadway in Bethel township. Bradford 1270 feet concrete In Lewistown. Erie 28.578 feet concrete in Green - fiei dand Venango townships. McKean - - 128n feet concrete In Smethport borough. " Somerset 5653 feet concrete in Lower Turkeyfoot township. - Franklin 8950 feet of bituminous surface treated macadam in ePters and Warre ntownships. Lancaster - 19,170 feet concrete in Manor. East Hampfield and West Heinpfield townships and Mountville borough. Lycoming 12,848 feet concrete and 2900 feet of grading In Susquehanna and Armstrong townships. Chester 27,963 feet concrete in East Bradford, West Bradford and East Cain townships. Lebanon 9.079 feet concrete in East Hanover township. . Westmoreland 18.924 feet of con - crste in North Huntingdon township. Loral Jobs Listed The July 27 letting will include: . Erie 21,828 feet o f concrete on Lake Drive and Bay Drive, Presque Irle. Wayne 20,367 feet concrete in Prompton and Honesdale boroughs, and Canaan and Texas ownships. Indiana 7412 feet concrete in White township and India na borough. Jefefrson 14,066 feet concrete' In Punxsutawney. Armstrong 4722 feet concrete in Leechburg. , .,'.'. Susquehanna 17,322 . feet 'concrete and 400 feet of grading in Harmony township and Lanesbbro. Franklin 123li feet bituminous suiface treated macadam in Mont - gomer ytownship. Washington 5080 feet concrete in Followfiel dtownship. Montgomery 8075 feet concrete In Upper Moreland township.1 . Chester 4307 feet concrete in East Goshen, West Goshen and Westtown townships. Lancaster 9512 feet concrete in Mt. Joy and West Donegal townships. Perry 24.543 feet concrete and 831 feet of grading in Penn township. Indiana 1540 feet concrete in Bur - rell township. Elk 6725 feet macadam and 5326 feet of grading in Fox township. McKean 15,342 feet concrete in Foster, Bradford and eKating townships. BAXTER BROTHERS RESCUED LAURENTI Kenneth Baxter and his brother, Walter Baxter, of 327 South Main ave nue, were the persons who assisted in rescuing Eugene Laurenti, 17, Of 144 North Eighth avenue, from the pothole in the 1000 block of West Lackawanna avenue Sunday night. The Republican was informed yesterday. Teir names Were not included in the original police report given in this newspaper yesterday, morning. ,' The Baxters were passing the spot at the time in an automobile and stoo ping it, jumped out to rescue Laurenti. OUTING RICH, STUDIES AS POOR GIRL Under the name of Mary Butler, Mrs. Cyrus McCormick, wealthy Chicago society leader and wife of the president of the International Harvester Co., studied as a: extra: in a class in dramatics in Clncinnatt for several weeks this summer. This picture of Mrs. McCormick is the first taken of her in IB years. NAMED NOTARY PUBLIC HARRISBURG, Pa., July 10. It was announced at the governor's office today that Julius Freedman, of Forest City, has been commissioned a notary public. ' Running water is the most powerful agent known in carving mountains and surfaces at high altitudes. L. ROGER WAINWRIGHT'S BLUE BAND TONIGHT Elmo Ballroom Lake Chapman SPECIAL BUS SERVICE Forty - pinifr bu will loud P - uniera t Peerless Oil Company U - tlon, Blakely Corners, from 7:30 to :1." p. m., and from there proceed up MiflTtllry. utopping at Midv.iller hospital. Peckville, Jeuup, Archbald, Edmunds Corners, Jermjrn and then on to Lakn Chapman. FREE BUSES Will also ran from Edmund's Corners ind others from Blakely Corners. Watch for the free Laka Cnapmnn buses. Service - continues before and after the danre. Columbui yVHkes - Barrj ft istMMsaHsVsPjsMMMsstl OBITUARY HILL FUNERAL IS TOMORROW MORNING Mrs. Bradford A. Hill, of the Florence apartments, who died Monday evening in the Mercy hospital, will be buried tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock from 219 Jefferson avenue. Services will be conducted at 10:30 o'clock in St. Luke's Episcopal church with Rev. C. R. Wagner, assistant rector, officiating. Burial In Forest Hill cemetery. Mrs. Hill was the widow of Bradford Hill, who years ago was associated in business with W. L. Connell. She was an aunt of Walter Kemmerer. of the Princeton university faculty, who has recently became a widely known poUt - leal figure. MRS. SARAH PURDT The funeral of Mrs. Sarah Purdy, who died In Mill City Saturday, will be held this afternoon from the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wheelock, at 2 o'clock. Interment in Ross Cemetery, Olendale. MRS. WILLIAM BAINBRIDGE. JR. The funeral of Mrs. William Bain - bridge. Jr., will be held this afternoon from the family home, 512 Main street, Rendham. Interment in Forest Home Cemetery, Taylor. MRS. ADELAIDE PELTON - Mrs. Adelaide Pelton, of Moscow, will be buried from her late home this afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Joseph Smith, of. the Moscow M. E. church, will officiate, interment in Moscow Cemetery. FRANK SMITH Frank Smith, of Archbald, who was drowned Saturday afternoon in Caw - ley's dam, will be buried this morning from tne home oi nis parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Smith, Chestnut street. A requiem mass will be sung at 9:30 o'clock in St. Thomas Aquinas church, followed by interment in St. Thomas Cemetery. SON TO BE CELEBRANT Mrs. Margaret Holmes, formerly of Archbold, will be buried Thursday morning with a solemn requiem mass in St. Rose church, Carbondale. Her son. Rev. John F. Holmes, pastor of Immaculate Conception church, Taylor, will be celebrant. Interment in St. Thomas cemetery, Archbald. MRS. MARGARET WACHA Mrs. Margaret Wachi; 82, died yesterday afternoon in the home of her daughterMrs. Barbara Heere, of Glen - burn. Also surviving are a son, John F., and another daughter, Mrs. Anna Duverger, four grandchildren, and a great - grand child. A requiem funeral mass will take place Thursday morning at 10 o'clock in Our Lady of the Snows church, Clark's Summit. The remains will be removed by motor Friday morning to Reading, Pa., where Interment will be in Charles Evans'. cemetery. , SARAH RUDDY O'BOYLE The funeral of Mrs. Sarah Ruddy O'Boyle, 1620 Pittston avenue, will taic'e place tomorrow :nf rning with a requiem mass at 9:30 o'clock in St. John's church. Interment in St.' Joseph' cemetery, Minooka. MRS. DELIA CRANE Mrs. Delia Crane, wife of James Crane, died Monday night in the hone of het avenue. Also surviving are t vo daugh - ujj - s, wane ana ueiia, ana a orotner, John Coggins. The funeral will b tomorrow morning with services in St. Peter s Cathedral. Burial in St. Catherine's cemetery, Moscow. ARTHUR W. GREGORY . ; v The funeral of Arthur W. Gregory, 131 South Sevpnt.h avnnno mill h the Evans funeral home, 223 Sou''t Mdin. avenue, this aft.erminn of. i o'clock. Rev. R. J. Wiliams. pastor of the Ebenezer Wplsh PruhvtnHnn church, will officiate. Interment in Elmhur.,t cemetery. 510 - 512 Lacka. Ave. Today Sale! Rayon Slips Feature Day Only . $1.49 each Made of satin - like rayon so prettily worn under your sheer summer dresses. Colors are white, flesh," peach, nile, maize, tan, orchid, black, navy and copen. Select several of these well made slips at this below normal price. " ' Finley's Third Floor. Cool For "V ma 3 ALL WEEK GEORGE BANCROFT 'The Drag Net" One of the Eight Greatest Shows to Play on Broadway Daring the 1928 Season Comedy STAN LAURELL OLIVER HARDY In "LEAVE 'EM LAUGHING" enMCDcnorre. TODAY THURSDAY "The Crowd" ALL STAR CAST NEWS COMEDY VARIETY "READY FOR THE RIVER" Played by Clark , Fiers CONTINUOUS 1 TILL 11 ALL THIS WEEK - Wallace Beery AND Raymond Hatton "Theig Killing" ADDED News Comedy Review yZboitst THEATRE mCh Showing All Week A Gorgeous Romance of Stage Life A Great Picture A GREAT CAST WITH OWEN MOORE RALPH FORBES AND OTHER FAVORITES ALSO News Review Comedy I II 11 141 l i Feature Day Sale! Women's and Misses' Voile Underwear $1.59 Chiffon Voile Chemise and Stepins Artistically fashioned with inserts and edgings of imported laces. Pastel colors expertly made splendid quality. Finley's Third Floor. Frocks Little Girls I $1 - 69 Sheer fabrics in delightful prints and loveliest colors, with and without ' bloomers. ; A large variety of styles and colors. AH tubbable. j Sizes From 6 to 14 j Finley's Third Floor. 1 NOW PLAYING FLO LEWIS The Famous Musical Comedy Star With LEON KARLYN In "GIVE US A LIFT." Late Feature in Al Jolson's "Big Boy." Willie Creager & Hit Versatile Orchestra In "SCINTILLATING SYNCOPA - TORS." 11 Talented Artists & How. Dixon & Hoier & Co. In "THE WALL STREET GIRL." A Hilarious Comedy with Big Cast Mack & Rossitter In "A MODERN OCCURENCE" A Riot John Olms & Co. "THE WATCH KING" BUSTER KEATON IN "COLLEGE" INTERNATIONAL NEWS CONTINUOUS 1 TILL U nil I II l ll l Everybody's Read It Everyone Is Singing It Young Folks Are Whistling It Orchestras Are Flaying It Radios Are Broadcasting It NOW YOU CAN SEE IT . DOLORES DEL RIO In Helen Hunt Jackson's American Love Classic "RAMONA" Presented with Special Musical Setting by the Strand Concert Orchestra and Organ SEE and HEAR Hugh Herbert In "The Prediction" A Two Act Comedy Playlet on the Vltaphone. SEE and HEAR MOVIETONE NEWS See and Hear William Collier Jr. Tell About Our Next Attraction "The Lion and the Mouse". . ' ; Special Prices for Children Until 5 P. M. 25 Cents 510 - 512 Lacka. Ave. $2.25 Chiffon Voile Gowns Special 1?50 Specials In Notions Baby Rubber Pants in flesh and white. Regular 50c, Og6 Special Sanitary Belts, white only. Regular JQC 39c. Special. A' Cretonne ! Garment ' Bags which hold eight g a r - ments. Spe - QQC cial Regular 49c OCc Kotex OU Kleinert's Jubilee Dress Shields. All sizes in white and flesh. 9?C Special Finley's Main Floor. 1 1 B I flWICTI i)iliililililil'liiirii;i;iil!l'iHI MiUHi"

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