The Evening News from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on August 28, 1933 · Page 1
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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w nn la nn ft w Mi M El m Yl jp probfbl probably Cloudy; tonight and VTHER: rain tomorrow. M KWtMD E7DAJAEL STTOPICi fx'sTp&tisizsvjtgz HARRISBURG, PENNA., MONDAY, AUG. 28, 1933 MI mDED t(T7 Published Every Evenln Exent INUiVltScK Ol- Sunday by Th Patriot Comwny era r u IP us P TP 0b Mothers Leave for Week in Camp Sewickley Bridegroom Confesses to Charges; Says Funds Exhausted L. WARDEN DENIES OUTBREAK LEAVENWORTH, Kans., Aug. 28.-Reiorts that a fresh outbreak at the main Federal penitentiary here in which it became necessary to subdue rioting: convicts with tear gas circulated freely here today although Warden F. G. Zerbst, flatly denied there had been any disturbance. SEVEN MINES NOT TO REOPEN SCRANTON, Aug. 2S.-Officials of the Glen Alden Coal Company have no intention of reopening any of the seven closed mines in Lackawanna County, Maji W. W. Inglis, president, told a committee of citizens today. Major Inglis said that sufficient coal U being mined in the company's operations in Luzerne County. , COUNCIL CANDIDATE KILLED WILKES-BARRE, Aug. 28. Frank Baranowski, 43, a candidate for city council, was killed today when he was caught under a rock fall at the South Wilkes-Barre Colliery workings of the Glen Alden Coal Company. GIRL, 4, IS ELECTROCUTED POTTSTOWN, Aug. 28.-Four-year-old Virginia Moore was electrocuted at her home here today when she disconnected a socket attached to a bridge lamp and placed it in her mouth. The child was pronounced dead by a neighborhood physician. ir&c ri I (21 I 4 f e Shown above are a number of a group of mothers and children, assembled in Market Square, prior to their departure today to Camp Shikellimy, where they will spend a week as the guests of the Monarch Club. Shown in the picture also is W. M. Harclerode, chairman of the committee of the club in charge of arrangements, (with Panama hat) and A. S. Hamilton, vice-chairman, (without hat.) Members of the club were in charge of transporting the mothers and their children. Resignation o f Moley Believed Necessary to Keep Peace in Cabinet THREE CHILDREN, SOUGHT FOR DAY, FOUND DROWNED Fy United Fresi PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 28. The bodies of three small children, missing since yesterday, were found in the Roxborough reservoir today after an intensive search of the swampland near the Schuylkill River by hundreds of Boy Scouts, police and neighbors. The children were Francis Dickson, 8; Henry Dickson, 6, and' his sister, Marie, 5. Francis was an uncle of the younger children. They had left their homes yesterday to pick berries along the river bank. A small dress, identified as Marie's, was found beside the reservoir shortly before noon and police immediately started dragging the water for the bodies. They were found at the bottom of the reservoir. During the night seaching parties, aided by trained police dogs, I moved through the tangled under-1 brush between the juver and the Wissahickon Creek. At dawn an autogiro joined the search. : ' - Parents of the children reported they left their homes between 11 a. m. and noon yesterday. When they did not return, police were notified at nightfall, and immediately organized searching parties. Sister-in-Law of Mrs. Berne II. Evans Rescued From Disabled Seaplane I Friends here of Mr. and Mrs. Berne H. Evans. 2233 North Front street, have learned with particular interest of the recent rescue of Mrs. Evans' sister-in-law, Mrs. Henry T. Fleitmann, and Miss Isabel Towsend Pell, both of New York City, from a disabled seaplane on which they bad drifted several hours on the Cattegat, an arm of the North Sea. as reported in metropolitan Sunday newspapers yesterday. Mrs. Fleitmann is the wife of a partner in the Wall street brokerage firm of De Witt. Fleitmann & Company, and has visited at the Evans home here. Mrs. Fleitmann and Miss Pell were on a flight between Copenhagen and Falkenberg .when the olane in which they were passengers was disabled and forced down. They were picked up bv a German freighter and landed at Copenhagen. Both suffered minor injuries. i Baseball Scores AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington at Cleveland, rain. Boston at St. Louis, wet grounds. NATIONAL LEAGUE First Game Pittsburgh 00020403 Phillies ..11030000 Batteries Swift, C h a g n o n and Grace; Elliott, Berly, Llska and Davis. Cincinnati 0 0 0 Boston ..000 Batteries Lucas and Lombardi; Brandt and Spohrer. St. Louis 0 New York 0 Batteries Carleton and O'Farrell; Parmelee and Mancuso. Chicago and Brooklyn, rain. price two cents INSTRUCTIONSON COUNT OF BLUE EAGLES IN CITY GIVEN WORKERS Ready to begin their three-day task of counting Blue Eagles and computing the employment and payroll gains made under the NRA, the Recovery Sales Army was to meet at 4 o'clock this afternoon at the Majestic Theater for final instructions and "pep" injections. Composed of business men who have volunteered their services to further President Roosevelt's recovery program, the group will begin tomorrow morning, and in some cases this evening, to canvass the city, asking fellow business men these four questions: "Have you signed the President's re-employment agreement?" "How many employes have you added?" "What increase in your payrolls have you made (in terms of dollars per month?") "Have you changed the hours of labor to conform with the agreement?" The answers of individual concerns will not be made public, Ramsey S. Black, general of the Citizens' Campaign Committee, has advised. The date will be compiled and analyzed to determine the exact results accomplished so far in the re-employment campaign. The entire army general, colonels, majors, captains and privates is expected to attend this after-Turn to Page Eleven NRA EMPLOYERS' DRIVE LAUNCHED; SIGN AUTO CODE WASHINGTON, Aug. 28.-VoI-unteers began a nation-wide canvass of small employers today as the Government pushed' its national recovery drive into a critical phase. Approval of an automobile code brought all key industries under the Blue Eagle except coal, but observers feared complications in its application because of a clause tempering the labor provisions of the National Recovery Act and the attitude of Henry Ford. Negotiations for an agreement on a coal code struck a snag when conferences halted between nonunion operators and leaders of the United Mine Workers. Administrator Hugh S. Johnson has threatened to "impose" a code on the holdouts unless agreement is reached by tomorrow. The deadline was understood to have been fixed by President Roosevelt. On the eve of the drive to line up small businesses, Johnson esti- Turn to Page Fifteen Andrew E. Buchanan, P. R. R. Official Dies; Formerly Located Here International Kewt Service MERION. Aug. 28. Andrew E. Buchanan, special representative of the Pennsylvania Railroad passenger traffic department died early today at his home here. A natlVP flf Phl'laHoli-ihi!, ha haJ been connected with the railroad for forty-three years continuously. Buchanan entered the railroad's employe in 1890 as a stenographer, was placed in charge of the tourist bureau in 1300 ari clerk of the passenger department in iyu, ana was promoted to division ticket agent of the Eastern Division in 1908. He was advanrpr? in rfivicinn rtnv. senger agent at Harrisburg in 1913, was suosequenuy iransierred to Baltimore, and in 1920 to Philadelphia where he then remained. ARRESTED IN ROBBERY PITTSBURGH, Aug. 28. One of four men accused of robbing the Globe Brewery, Baltimore. Md., of a $5000 payroll, was held here today as police hunted the other three. Charles Zinkowski, 20, was arrested at the farmhouse of ,'oseph Boda, Sr. Be Ready For Prosperity! j Thirty-third in series of Discussions by American i Leaders appears on Page 11. j Today's article by Mrs. Fred- erick Edey, president, Girl Scouts. j 4 SEC. WALLACE TO SPEAK AT HERSHEY SUNDAY Henry A. Wallace, Secretary of Agriculture in the Roosevelt Cabinet, will be the principal speaker at the dedication of the new $2,-000,000 Hershey Community Building at Hershey next Sunday afternoon. The dedication of the building, upon which work has been under way for three years, will be a part of the program of the thirtieth anniversary of the town's inception, starting next Friday and continuing until Labor Day. The Community Theater, a part of the building will be opened Friday of this week. The announcement of appearance of Secretary Wallace at Hershey, was made today by John E. Snyder, chief counsel for M. S. Hershey, founder of the town. Secretary Wallace, one t)f the busiest of the members of the Cabinet, in viaw of the great agricultural reconstruction program now well under way, has been invited to spend several days at Hershey during the week-end holiday period. Just when he will arrive is not known as his duties take him to various parts of the Country. Secretary Wallace is one of the youngest men ever to serve on a Presidential Cabinet, as he is not yet 45 years old. ' He is a son of a former Republican Secretary of Agriculture, Henry C. Wallace, appointed originally by President Harding and serving through the Harding and part of the Coolidge administrations up to the time of his death in 1924. The dedicatory exercises will take place at 2.30 o'clock, Sunday afternoon. Other speakers of na tional prominence will be present. 13 MORE STATES NEEDED BY WETS WASHINGTON, Aug. 28. With only thirteen more states to go, wet, leaders were confident today that national prohibition would be repealed by December 6. The wets were cheered bv their vic tory in Texas, which Saturday became the twenty-third state to repudiate the Eighteenth Amendment, and were confident of victory in the state of Washington, which votes tomorrow. 11 i DIE PLANT TO BEGIN OPERATION HERE IN SEPT. The Progressive Service Company, St. Louis, manufacturer of all types of dies, will open a factory at 90 South Cameron street early in September, the Harrisburg Chamber of Commerce announced today. Thirty-five . persons will be engaged at first, and by January 1 the number is expected to go to 100. The company has leased 6500 square feet of floor space and has an option on 7000 additional square feet should the operations of the company justify an increase. The company specializes in the making of dies of all kinds for leather, fabric, rubber, fibre, paper and other materials, fancy and intricate dies requiring careful planning requiring particularly skilled workers. Five trained operators will be brought here from St. Louis, and they will instruct local persons to be employed. A carload of specially designed machinery arrived here today and company representatives are settine it up, Ralph E. Baker, Carlisle, sales representative of the company, will be in charge of this district after the installation of the plant equip ment. The company is well known in the trade, and decided to come here after giving a year's consideration to the project According to R. V. Woodworth, president of the Progressive Service Company, the Harrisburg location was determined upon after an investigation and after the Chamber of Commerce's business extension bureau had pointed out the many advantages of the location. , George Deubel, vice-president of the comoanv, who arrived here today, said the company was convinced this was an excellent center for the company's operations. Pinchot Returns Here Tomorrow or Wednesday Governor Pinchot will return to the Capitol tomorrow or Wednesday from his Milford home. He will spend two days here this week. State Chiropractors Meet Two hundred and fifty chiropractors from all parts of the State met today at the Penn-Harris Hotel to consider problems facing their nro-fession. The meeting was addressed by Dr. Blanche R. Young, Pittsburgh: H. B. Anderson, secretary of the citizens' medical reference bureau. New York: Andrew G. Smith, of Pittsburgh, and others. A medical survey and a State board of licensure for chiropractors were urged. ' Later he reverted to burglar type, when, with a revolver in his hand, he threatened her life if she did not reveal where she kept her money. ' As the burglar was about to leave, he told Mrs. Alexander to cover up under the bedclothes, and that if she made an outcry he could come back and "get her." Mrs. Alexander said the intruder gained entrance by means of a side kitchen window, which he had reached by climbing the balcony of an adjoining dwelling. 77' l 7... International Xcu.1 Service WILKES-BARRE, Aug. 28. honeymoon ended for Roger Brown, 20, of Sewickley, when the bankroll was exhausted. Brown was arraigned here today and was ordered to furnish $1000 bail on charges of passing worthless checks. He told police that he ran out of funds while in Scranton and wished to prolong the honeymoon with his 17-year-old bride. They had gone to New York on their wedding trip with $200. Police said they would communicate with the couple's parents. They also forwarded a description of Brown to Harrisburg authorities to ascertain whether he is wanted there on similar charges. THIEVES ENTER W. SJ. HURLOCK, JR., RESIDENCE While Mr. and Mrs. W. S. T. Hurlock, Jr., were visiting in Williamsport over the week-end, their home at 2000 Parkside road was ransacked by burglars, according to a report made by city police. All dressers and bureaus on both the first and second floors apparently were emptied of their contents in the search for loot. Several jewel cases were found on a bed and on a bedroom floor. Hurlock, on his return this afternoon, said he had not made a complete check, but was of the opinion that there had not been much jewelry left in the home because Mrs. Hurlock had been away for several weeks. Mrs. Ruth Thompson, employed by the Hurlocks, discovered a kitchen door open when she went to her work shortly after 7 o'clock this morning. When she saw the condition of the home, ' she reported the .burglary to Maj. Lynn G. Adams, Superintendent of the Pennsylvania State Police, who lives at 2902 Parkside road, and he notified city police. Up to late this afternoon police has made no estimate of the value of the loot. Free Milk Distribution Explained to Dairymen Approximately fifty dairymen who furnish millr in PapricKuMi nj u - 'tw.twuif, aiiu lilt rest of Dauphin County attended a iietung nere in ttie Fenn-Harris Hotel this morning, at which Frank A. Robbins, Jr., member of the Dauphin County Emergency Relief Board, explained how the distribution of free milk to the unemployed Will be hanrilpH tinrW h rhgnmrl system on and after September 1. inus lar orders tor milk have been handled through the health department Now they are to be handled the same as regular food orders. In the city they will be given out by the Associated Aid Society and in tho rect rf hi rnnnlu by the directors of the poor. rirsi oraers win De lor a period of one to four weeks, depending m the circumstances and future orders will be for twenty-eight-day periods. Those getting the orders may go to their regular dairyman or any other milk dealer and the order will be recognized The dairymen will oe paid a uniform price per quart. demonstrated in the city park offices this morning for V. Grant Forrer, assistant park director; Playground Supervisor Walker, and others. City officials promise this Romper Day program will be the most elaborate yet undertaken. It is to embrace picturesque dances, tap and novelty specialties - and an acrobatic circus under the direction of Tom Musser that is planned on a broader scale than that of last year. The rubber man stunt is a brand new feature provided by the Stroehmann bakery. The free lunch, including cakes, candy, ice cream and soda water, will be Turn to Page Eleven FATHER KELLER NEW CATHOLIC HIGH PRINCIPAL The Rev. Harold E. Keller has been named principal of the Catholic High School to succeed the Rev. Francis X. Feeser, who has resigned. .The appointment of Father Keller was made by Bishop Philip R. McDevitt of the Harrisburg Diocese. The Rev. Father Keller, who has been associated with education in Catholic schools of this diocese since 1923. was ordained in 1923 in St. Patrick's Cathedral by Bishop McDevitt. He was graduated from St. Vincent's College, Latrobe; St. Charles Seminary, Overbrook, and Catholic University ,of America, Turn to Page Fifteen 68 DISMISSED FROM PA. JOBS Sixty-eight dismissals of State employes were announced today by the Governor's office, twenty-nine of these being residents of Dauphin County. Eighteen new employes, twenty-two voluntary resignations and one retirement were announced. Seven of the eighteen persons hired were from Dauphin County, and five of the resignations came from local workers. Four of the dismissals were those of Cumberland County workers. George Ehrhorn, of this city, steward at the Highway Police training school. Revenue Department, at $2100 a year, has been dismissed and Turn to Page Eleven First of Buses for Use In Harrisburg Arrives Te first of the ten buses to be operated here by the Transit Company of Harrisburg was received Saturday at the Cameron street car barns of the Harrisburg Railways Company. Another bus. painted silver, was expected this afternoon. STOCK MARKET MAIN LIST DULL AND IRREGULAR NEW YORK. Aug. 28.-A few stocks were active and strong in today's session on the Stock Exchange, while the main list was dull and irregular. The whole list rsl-' lied from early lows in the afternoon but buying on the rally was as scarce as was selling on the preceding decline. ' Opening trades were influenced adversely by a decidedly strong dollar brought on by short covering abroad" in' the absence of definite inflation measures and the approaching conversations between President Roosevelt and Montagu Norman, head of the Bank of England. It was believed the latter would include dollar stabilization plans but indications were the administration would make no commitments on that score. Foreign exchanges were features sterling dropped HVi cents to $4.50. sterlin gdropped lli cents to $4.50. It close". Friday at $4.63 V4. On Turn to Page Fifteen SAY' ROAD WIDTH WAS FIFTY FEET Because the Harrisburg-Middle-town pike was laid out at a width of fifty feet in 1797, County Solicitor Walter R. Sohn argued before a board of viewers today that the Catholic Slovak Union of America, owners of the Jednota Home property, are entitled to no (famages in connection with the recent improvement of the Steelton-Middle-town Highway. Counsel for the home argued that when the turnpike company took over the road, it was taken at forty-three feet. The county solicitor countered with two Supreme. Court decisions holding that the original dedication of the road at fifty feet supersedes any other arrangement and dedication. Move Polling Place From Cafe to School Building An establishment selling beer is not a fit place for a voting booth, the county commissioners ruled today when they moved the polling place of the Fifth Precinct. Ninth Ward, from the Rose Garden Cafe, 1522 Derry street, to the Vernon School Building, Fifteenth and Ver non streets. to submit their plans for reorgani zation and the resumption of bank ing on an unrestricted basis. While it is said the department has approved plans for more than the two institutions whose plans have been approved the Lycom ing Trust Company, Williamsport, and the Pennsylvania Trust Company, Reading Doctor Gordon is not yet ready to announce the list. If the plans submitted are not satisfactory to the department the banks will be taken over by the department, eventually, for By L'uitftt Presi HYDE PARK, N. Y., Aug. 28. President Roosevelt reached the parting of the ways today with Prof. Raymond I. Moley, key man of the celebrated "brain trust," who is credited with originating much of the program of the Nev Deal. Moley's reason for resigning as Assistant Secretary of State was given as his desire to accept the editorship of a new National weekly backed by Vincent Astor, a close friend of the President. Political observers immediately interpreted it as a necessary move to keep peace in the President's official family. Moley is known to have disagreed on matters of policy with his immediate superior, Secretary of State Cordell Hull. The resignation led immediately to a renewal of persistent report3 that Secretary of the Treasury William H. Woodin planned to resign. Woodin has been away from his office for weeks because of illness and the recent revelation that his name was on the "preferred customers list" of J. P. Morgan brought criticisms from various congressmen. Roosevelt's parting with the man who had been so close to him that he was often tef erred to as Turn To Page Eleven Robbed After Being Hit By Automobile, He Claims While lying unconscious along the River road near Dauphin early yesterday after being struck by a hit-and-run motorist, C. J. Horn-berger, Washington, reported that some one stole his watch, chain and knife, valued at $75, and $20 in cash. He discovered the loss when he regained consciousness in the Harrisburg Hospital, where he was taken by a passing motorist. Hornberger said he especially valued the knife because it was givea to him by a dying companion in France during the Woild War. The man suffered an injury to the right leg. Hhe was walking along the highway when struck. RELIEF WORK PROJECTS WILKES-BARRE. Aug. 28. One hundred idle men will get employment September 4 on three relief projects here. They will be paid with funds saved by the city in enforcing payless vacations. Governor Gives Wife Fertilizer for Her Birthday Gift MILFOKD. A nr. 28. Governor Gifford Pinchot. has his own ideas about what the Gov-' ernor of a state gives to the First Lady of the state for a birthday gift. When his wife observed her fifty-second birthday Saturday, the Governor presented her with twenty-five tons of fertilizer. The gift will be used on the extensive gardens on the Pinchot estate here. Mrs. Pinchot said she was highly pleaded, although sur prised, with her husband s choice of a gift. f Rubber Man to Entertain Youngsters at Romper Day Exercises Polite Thief Returns Watch To City Woman and Then He Threatens Life for Money Analysis of Condition 'of 73 Restricted Banks of State Soon Complete The rubber man who stretches his body to make himself ten and one-half inches taller, extends his arm length by fourteen inches and raises himself on one leg by rine inches is to demonstrate human elasticity for the benefit of the 5000 or more boys and girls at the annual Romper Day exercises in Reservoir Park on Thursday. The program for this colorful . closing of the municipal playground season was announced today. The rubber man is to have the stage part of the afternoon. He is Harry Griffin, also known as the "Baker Boy." Instead of doing his stunts on a raised platform, he will mingle with the children and extend himself just as he Politeness, like honor, may be an occasional attribute of the thief, Mrs. Rose Alexander, 11 North Fifth street, discovered early yesterday morning. ' Awakened by a noise in her room, Mrs. Alexander saw a dark figure at the foot of her bed. She noticed that a dresser had been ransacked and clothing strewn about. The man, she observed, had taken her wrist watch and she asked him to give it back. He returned it, remarking, "It is not customary for a burglar to return anything." An analysis of the condition of seventy-three State banks operating on a restricted basis will be completed by Secretary of Banking William D. Gordon, the Banking Department said today. Doctor Gordon, who has been at his Philadelphia office for the past week or more, has been in close touch'with the situation there, and may not return to his department this week. The banks, operating under the restriction plan since the national banking holiday in March, have until the early part of September

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