New Castle News from New Castle, Pennsylvania on June 3, 1926 · Page 1
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Telephone No. 4000 Telephone Tour News Items to New Castle's Newsy Newspaper. VOLUME XLVI No. 234 NEW CASTLE NEWS NEW CASTLE, PA., THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 1 926. -24 PAGES" WEATHER K.ilr inirj nOiif (jni;lil Krirlti POMiibiv light frost r jisfslll. THREE CENTS A COPY CARROLL GIVEN YEAR IN PRISON -:- LOCAL MAN'S BROTHER KILLED IN PLANE CRASH Ensign Schmidt Loses His Life In Pensacola Crash Two Planes Collide In Mid-Air One Pilot Is Saved By Parachute SCHMIDT QUITE WELL KNOWN HERE Was Flyer In U. S. Navy, Squad Funeral At Schwenksvilie, Pa. Big Improvement On Pennsylvania Complete June 15 First Reports in College Drive On Friday Evening ; Bridge And New Tracks From Beaver Falls To Rochester Ready In Marion Talley s Footsteps .Will Cut Operating Time On System, New Castle To j Pittsburgh ! ( Jnisi-natJonat 7'ews Service) ! PITTSBURGH, June 3 The last Ensign Luther S. T-. S. X.. brother Schmidt. Xelson , spike in the Pennsylvania railroad's Teams Are CitV new 55. 000, 000 improvement pro- . J! or subscriptions To College Fund r iject between Beaver Falls and Ro-i Chester, Pa., will be driven on Junej 15. company officials announced i here today. Oncii Xtiv Urirtire. Ol: AOlSOHi On that, da V. thev rinnlarprl t-hc, : helllindt Ol jjlllC'Oln aVCHUC, ,lc,v bridge between New Brighton 41,- ,-j j .1 i -ii ilKnrl Reaver Falls will be opened l.u. ivos iiirLiiNiiv Kiu?isnd a spacial u-ain wtlu a partv 0f ! IV CCllK'SllilV attCrllOOU at Pen-1 railroad officials headed hy "K. JES. - i i tV, , , I Whiter, vice president, will be the iNCW Castle Is Responding TO- fJCol.i, ilonda, when the first t0 ptlEfi 0Yer jt. : jjianc ho was piloting crashed' The new "ridge, costing 31.000,- -t. ii r i ' 0i' Ss llle chief unit of the project. Into a plane piloted by Lieut. : huee fillB aionp tne rivei. bank mat t5. i'j. lneersoii. Lien . intrer- ins possible tue laying oe new u "i ,. , ,, .'tracks near the river account for soil saved himself ironi death jthe otaer j4, 000, 000. t)V releasing hlS parachute I he New Brighton Chamber of 1 1 . , ; Commerce, cooperating with the find drorminsr. into the bar. ! pBI,vh,I1ia ,.ii,-ri i, ! SEEK $160,000 FOR BOYS' DORMITORY Appeal To Aid Local College First report meeting in the Newcastle appeal for .$160,000 to build Jtooerc Auctiey Browne Hall at Westminster College will be held at. ia dinner of Hie executive commi'-; -;ifSBaaaaaaaaaafia',--3aaaaaaaaal mtr '' ''jHaLtttHB aftyiaaaahaaaaaaaaa iaaaVaaSaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaV avavav . CWEOT W REPORTS WOMAN EVANGELIST HELD FOR RANSOM SAX PRAX0ISCO, .Tuns .iDc-ve!rninoiiK luring the last 2 linurs in Ihe mys-Lerlous disappearance : " '"lit ;,2;, tl10"8 Ke- miti.,, ho. Sch,ckinP up . V- 1 reports mat .Mrs. R-Phersorj rta .nsoi:uu -in nan r ran Cisco today i being held v. ii.,, ifliiauiK oantain iicrnixn Anothi- Tact or which lenti'cd the investips t:on in Han Francisco a arrival hero of Distrirf Attorney Asa Keyes of Los Anpcles. rafts. ' iinn or Angeic-s was cekiii iennetl) I.;. Ormismn, former nirliu cxpori of Angehis Tornplf;, i.os An-ffeles. founded ly .Mrs. MvPherson. Cline said he was anxioi: if 5rn : Ormlatoii in eonnecifnn with an entry round on ihe rosistrv o ihe 4n-;Lrews Hotel. San Luis Ohispo. The j registry read: ".Mr. and Mrs. Fi'ank ! Gibson, ins Angeles". IL had been entered early last Saturday morn ing. Cline said. urn- n n minion vouar Fire Damage In j Canadian Town mic held by !ndnacer. for Hie : sin.OOO reward offered for her ssfe ! return. : Aei:orriiiic to Keyep. Atmrney f. , A. McKinley. widely known blind barrister of Lonjr Beach. Cul. told hiui thai, two men "ntered his office a: n s, m. Memorial Day and said they were holding Mrs. ilc-Pherson fnr the reward. The man went to McKinley, Koyca pointed bill, because McKinley was? blind and therefore could not. describe or follow them. 1 Prohibition Is Given Fade-Out By Congressmen Court Passes Sentence On Carroll Today Theatrical Producer Is Crestfallen When He Hears Jail Sentence SECURES STAY UNDER 55,000 BOND Plea Of Carroll's Counsel For Clemency Made Before Sentencing By D.-WfD P. SJBXTNER International lf.!7ri Srlc atari XEW YORK. June :?.- ar I Carroll ViK-re he was later rescued, !etl.:i celebration which ?.-iii include itee, divist0I, ,omraanrierK. fMm inslffn Schmidt was known here. IT- . ' UL ' IjavinB visited his brother and sis- 1B- ll as announced. C3 p- tT-in-law a number of times while lie was a student in the Naval Academy at Annapolis. Md. He made many friends here who wili tic grieved to learn of 2s is untimely death. During his studies in the! Academy lie specialized in aviation, j find had been assigned to that j branch of th nava! service , II in brother. Nelson Schmidt, who i is a plant superintendent for the J-nhisli Portland Cement Company j here. left last night for Schwenks- le. Pa., where the body ot the flyer will be brought for bur ial.- Want More Data On School Building County Superintendent of Schools John C. Syiing is In receipt of a letter from Hie school department il Harrisburg, asking for additional data regarding the proposed new tchool building in Shenango torn- Fhip. particularly as to whether it ! was to be used for high school purposes or as a centralized school. Architect Thayer will take the completed plana to I-Iarrlsburp next Jlonday, when it is expected that speedy action will bo obtained. The work has been delayed now to such an extent that there is little chance fit the building being erected in Hme for the opening or school neit fall. College Workers Gather At Noon No Reports Are Made, But Organisation Work Is Perfected With an increased attendance over yesterday. Westminster's Crusaders, the men and women who are putting on the driro for .1 lj 0 ,- j Senator men s dormitory for the j chairman of the local 000 for tains and. team members tomorrow evening at 6 o'clock in Christian church. Unofficial, reports of team members who received their REsignnient o prospects at luncheon yesterday noon already indicate that at this first report, gathering a, substantia advancement will be shown toward the objective. Scores of New Castle citizens not connected with the coliece are working energetically with alumni and former students and the executive committee. Many of the leading Business men of the city are represented in the corps of representatives In the activity who are carrying the urgent appeal of the college to the people of this city, Tenms To Jleporl. During the dinner there will he i a. brief speaking program at which George T. Welngartner, effort, will Cfntrnl Pl-ei PhOtir , - Mish Louise l.-j. J.erch ot Alleniown i'a.. ha the First the Metropolitan Opera Co. ranks. Like Marion Ta liey, another vou nir musical sensation. Miss Larch, is the daughter of a telegrapher Her father is Daniel ii. .Lerch. one time telegraph office at AHentown, Pa. the Forty -Two Homes; Stores And Five "Ware houses Consumed By Flames Arrest Man For college, met today st noon in. the First Christian church basement. No reports were made today, this being held until Friday evening at 6 o'clock. The meeting today was merely to continue tne selection of prospect cardH and at 1:30 o'clock the workers started out for subscriptions. State Senator George T. Wein-sartnor. general chairman, ot the campaign for "Robert Audley Browne hall", the name of the dormitory when completed, made a short address today in which he thanked the men and women for being present. He urged thera to leave no stone unturned that the drive might be put over successfully, and prophesied that if every worker did h.ia share, the goal would be reached. Kidnaping CMldl Allegheny County lomrouer uies Interna liona I News Sei-vice WASHINGTON. Pa.. June 3. ! Police held Edward Haines. 20, oft rarnegte. Pa,, today on a charge of kidnaping the S-year-old daughter of his wife by a former marriage. He was to be given a hearing later In ihe day. According to police, who took Haines into custody near Burgetts-ton. Pa., he is alleged to have (aken the girl from t.hj home of her rln trnatlonal Xewa Service) PITTSBURGH, June 3. John P. Moore, 70, brother of Alexander P. Moore, former U. S. ambassador to Spain, and . controller ol Allegheny county, died at his home In Knoi-ville. near here, today after being in ill health more than a year. Stricken at the breakfast table. Moore died within two hours. He uiauumutuer hi i-ionuisys uove. w.iwas at his office yesterday and did a. and attempted to return her ; ncll ,-ompialn about nnv change In to Carnegie Authorities returned ; ilis physical condition. ' iu Jifi h in mi 111 u titer, witit whom ihe child's moiher had left her. Tolice also arrested Kobert .lack-son. 5S. who with Haines when, iliey reported finding liquor in his possession , .Moore served four terms In the Pennsylvania, bouse of representatives and one term as state senator. He was serving bis third term as controller of Allegheny county. The widow, iwo daughters and a son, of the Immediate family, survive. Condition Of Mrs. Druschell Not Improving preside. There will also be a musical program by students and members of the college musical faculty. The report ot team workers will feature, the meeting, Keen competition between teams has already been indicated on the basis of largest team reports, largest individual gifts obtained and largest, number Of subscriptions obtained. Each team is trying to outdo the other in each of theBe points of competition. Challenges were hurled between groups at the assignment meeting yesterday. The spirit will intensify af? the appeal progresses. Plans are being made for humorous prizes and honors for those who have shown the greatest progress in the activity. Several team captains have al- ready announced that they would I set a standard in the sine and num-f her of subscriptions at. this first, re- port meeting that will establish x stiff pace for the other groups, i A substantial start toward the goal is eipectBd from thB report of the executive committee on its work among the advance prospects. Several thousand' dollars to be put Immediately into the totals is anticipated according to Indications front Senator Welttgartner who has been directly in charge of this' phase of the activity as well as directing the (Ooatlanca On Tuft Two) American Golfers Win Walker Cup Far Fif tli Time Rentz Is Named Deputy Grand Master Builder Appointed To Important Office In Order Of Builders' Organization Shortly, Will Likely Evade Looming Issue i ANDREWS IS URGING must serve .-i (year and a day in prison and pay a. fine of $2,000. Thi- (was ihe price the Brosdway tbeatrical producer must pay for staging- the eventful party the Earl Carroll theater idui'inEr which Miss Jovco ' Rawlev. former artists" mod-Adjourn;d b,nhed liuc!c iri a balhtnb Fred ij. Rentz: of this ch y has been appointed district deputy grand master bulkier oC the Order ot Builders, upon th& recommendation of Mayor William H. Dunlnp, divisional deputy fraud master of the Order . of Builders, Western Pennsylvania, according to announcement today. The appoint ment was made by Arthur M. Millard, grand master builder, at Chicago. The Order ot Builders was formed in March, 1.921, with 3:1 boys in one chapter. It has spread rapidly because of Its effect upon boys and through the moral and patritlc lesson of lift ritualistic exercises. Today ihere nre thousands of boys between the ages of 3 t and 21 oh members. The members of the Masonic frn-ternity act na sponsor" for the organization, which also litis an advisory council which wttu recently, organized here. The advisory council in the local chapter consists nf J. L. 7IcFate, chairman: H. B. Richards, C- Ed. Brown, - Ralph S. Reed. George A. Bechtol, H. A. Sturdy and Thomas W, Solomon. Two other appointments as district deputy grand master builder were made upon the recommendation of Divisional Deputy Grand Master Dunlap, they being CharleH B. Phillips, New Wilmington, for Mercer county, and Hownrd C. Mol-ter of New Brighton for Denver coun ty. LARGE HOTEL AT BEDFORD BURNS HIGH WIND AIDS FIRE IN SPREADING- Loss Is I'lticcd At il,-if,fK)ll r .Mure In Hl.-1.c In Hostrlry Fire Said To Have Caused By Accidental nition Of Matches Ten-Congress Dup. Tn , . ( h; 7 ipi -mmo iri n of ' ginger tilo"'. Sentence was pronounced by Federal Judge Goddard. Carroll had been at liberty under 15.000 bail since his conviction last Thursdsv of perjury in connection with testi- GOFF BILL PASSAGE, mony concerning the party that he jhad given before a federal grand : jury. i Congressmen More Interest-i Carroll was fined on each Been I ! I 11 ' 'MTIS ' tiiA 1 XCM'H Tnlprnn E iona I News Prrlcs) lUVUSHE UU LOU I?. Que. .uiit; ."1. Los? of over a mi! I urn dollars was estimated to ed In Coming- Fall Election Than Current Measures irel PKDFOnD. Pa.. June Dam age from fi:c which left the Hoff man House, one of the largest local day as having been done bv " "- ttJHt it:-iint-j ill oil'-' .- i . , . . . , mail being severely hurned. was es- 1 VT n I C 11 nil riled tlirougllOUt lly CEOrtGl-: K. HOLMES. International JTe-w Service Stair CoL-r0S3md71t ot two counts, a total of J2.000. J One count was for falsifying before j the February grand jury and the I other for falsifying before the : March grand Jury regarding th? bathtub incident. Can-oil Crestfallen Carroll was crestfallen when th? ; sentence was passed. It. was said jthat he had helieved be would not OWN A CAR Most anyone iio-v cun knou- the pleasures and vVenieiice:- :h:it come with O'A'mnr; ;t motor or if thev take -id vantage of ihe used car bargains in our classified columns. i ; The condition or Mrs. Wilbert ' r-ruschell o Slienango township' ! who was painfully burned by the explosion of kerosene while mak-:ing a fire in the kitchen stove at her home, about ten days-ago, is 1 no better, aulhorlties at the She-nango Valley hospital where she was taken after the accident, stated ' loday . Mrs. Di-t;sche!l's general health I three matches and lialvine- one remains about the same. Her in- j Bobby Jones, Watts Guun, .less juries have shown no signs ot hti-1 Sweetsl.Gr and George Von JiJhn t,i ovetnent. ! turned in injitits tor the Americaus, (B-UI-IiXlTIK) CInternftiontii rcews Ervlcej ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, June America's premier amateur goiters won the Walker cup for the rifth time today. Four times Great Britain's best amateurs have ft tempted to win this thophy for ihe best international team play and four times they have been turned back. The final score was: 0'nked States 0 1-2 points; Great Britain H 1-2 points. The British made a last minute rally which wafl barely staved off by the Americans when at one time it appeared during the last half hour ot play that the British might succeed In tbo least halving the play for the cup. The honors for the singles today go to the British who won four of the singles matches and halved one I while the Americans were winning 1 !ite,-nHtioilHl IS'owp Servicel j LONDON, June S. The total idead in the recent cyclone on the lArrakart coast in BurMiu was pluced ItnrlllV nt O 7 J t! ,, 1-1 1 rr .. .-1 ,!., - from Rangoon. The death Hat was Increased by an epidemic ot cholera. tl mated today at. $ I fi 0,0 0(1. An explosion, heiinvod to have been caused by leaking gas connections, started the fire. The. flames spread rapidly from the hotel kitchen where the fire started. Robert Wynnt, employed at tho hotel, was burned on the face and body when flames ignited his clothing. He, was in the kitchen when Ihe explosion occurred. In the face of a brisk wind, firemen were helplyss before the flnmes. Many guests of the hotel leTt their vaiuahles !n the burning building la their htiale to escape. The Hoffman House, on the Lincoln Highway, had a largo tourlEt patronage, Dry Agents Stage Raid On Broadway i 1 nt nia Hntni 1 'en' S-rvli'i-l NEW VORK, June ,1. Federal dry agents and police launched tine w drive on alleged speakeasiCB in the Broadway white light district early tedtiy. Warrants were served on 14 places and five persons were m-rested. Most o? the places raided are said to have catered to theatrical folk and persons of moderate means. The drive followed recent invas ions of exclusive night clubs. Evl dence against the places was gath ered, it was said by dry agents brought here from Washington two months ago. The warrants wore is sued by United Stales Commission er Cotter. Boos ami cat call:? sieelad the raiders au they went from place to place serving the wnrrants. In one place five eaBe,n of nlmmpugue and liquor were seiisarl. One of 1he places Invaded was across (ho street from a police station. the night, destroying 42 homes, ten stores and five big warehouses. The fh-e was said to have been caused by the accidental ignition of matches on tile eighth story of Ihe .1. 11. lienaud store and in a few minutes flames, fanned by a high westerly wind, were sweeping New Castle Man 's Idea Of Westminster George T. Wei n-; ported. This ctimpnisu now guinir New Castle and on in New Castle inr $1 00,000 j should go over, for it moans a. city needs more dormitory for men at the coIIgec. and factories, shops ;mtl a. need of vnm-s. State Senator g.irtner says of Westminster: "A miccessful I h n n m:1lfc stores. Ihe matei'inl niiie of lire' 'Tldbart Amlloy l-lrciwne Hull will is most impurlant of coursi", Inn j be New Castle's pjil't lr Westmhi-llie cultural side must not be over- ster. A worthy nimiumviil. u a looked. Iworlliv mini, h is to be slucivilv across the city. Aid was summoned from Quebec and towns along the St. Lawrence, but firemen had an all-night battle before the firo was completely under control. IValyr I'reisuro Lmv In addition to n strong westerlv wind, (lie water pressure hub not good. Though the stores in the commercial section are built oT stone and brick, thev did. not resist tbo flames mid one after the other they were destroyed. In fiucces-sion, five Inrpo warehouses were burned down and hen Ihe stores nearby fell easy prey. Even ilia Montseratt steel works were partlv destroyed and then Uto (ire extended 10 ihe. residential quarters. The Central hotel, the Duhe & Sons sloro, ihe Thlvleige, Pellet ier and Proulx stores and adjoining warehouses could not be saved by the firemen. Help was sought at that point from Quebec, 120 miles away. Quebec firemen came here by a Canadian National Rnilwuy speclai flat car train. Mayor Charles Dubc estimated the loss at over one million dollar. About I h ree-quarters nf the Tosses are understood to he covered by insurance, hut, comiii at the time ot the year when the tourist, senpon just opened, (lie indirect loss Is heavy. Robbery Attempt At Junior High! - WASHINGTON. June ADer; have to go to jail. He had been ! roistering and rioting ail winter ; plainly nervous as he awaited seu-"jover prohibition and conditions in-, tence and repeatedly wiped hl lisiilcnt therclo congress it appeared ; forehead with hfs hsndkerchief certain today is going to fade t itictly , ""bile his eounsei. Herbert C. out oT Washington in a fnw weeks j Smyth, pleaded with the judge for without taking any definite act Ion ' clemency, whatever In ihe matter. j Smyth pointed out chat the the- No Action Tjikr-Iy. j atrical producer had always had a The ardent drys are "crvin for sood reputation and none of th" more -'teeth' in (lie Volstr-ad " act; I government's witnesses had reflect-tbo wets are clamoring with even I e1 l51 character during the trial, more Insistence far modification and i Hc made the point that Carroll's a national referendum vet the Perjury regarding the bathtub in-present prospect is that "teeth" will cident did not obstruct the inveytt-ueither be put in nor taken out of ; Ration of the federal grand juries the present law. It will surprise : lnt0 .tho suspected violation of th most observers, in fact if there is a ! prohibition law. which was the pur- record vote on ativ aspect of the i Pose o; lheir inquiry. (Continued On Vara TlfD Conductor Gives Poke Tip-Off On Pair Of Robbers !'iai!m;u! .Mjih Acinic On Hunch (xiTOfl I n fornutl inn Thai Cn( files liank Robhcrs "West in Inslcr College supplier Hint t'tiiftiral need for ln Cily of New Cuatl'.1. and it should he stip- lioped (hat the ciM'r.ens or t.hlK city rvlll rally to the support of the Cil u Kt . " A n uttouipted robbery nt the IJeu-.laiuiu Franklin Junior High school over Memorial Day vneii Lion period WiiH reportod lo the police Wednss-(Itty. According to (he report made by the ol'l'icor investijiisllng, entram-e wns gained through a rear window. The beaver board piM-Ulion between the electric room unci another room wus rontoved. Throe schmv drivers were foiiHti mtuRlng. The nn ma person or iiersoits also wont to the sladlum and lunkn four locks on doors mul an efi'ort wtts also made to gel. Inlo flu: room used -ion iironiir by the foolball players, i irs, H , w, They were linsucessrul in getl hi; I Cil.v. unyihing ot any considernble value.' JdIiii llevtm 1 hiLern j t Kmui 1 N'pn-. Sr1 u-ei CHICAGO. June S. Two men whose actions aroused the uttfpLcIon of Ray J,utnby, conductor on the Chicago, North Share and Milwaukee Railway, were in a cell here today charged with robbing '-he State Bank ot Shoreboro. Milwaukee Fuburb. The men boarded Liimlir's train iu Milwaukee, bound for Chicago. I j u m by did n o I know of f h e bank robbery at tln l line, but. us he explained to police -'1 jus; had a hunch those men had pulled something. He wired bis suspicions to Chicago where police met the train. Each of the suspects carried a paper market bag from Him tops of which protruded carrots, -ariishes, and celery. Under the vp rotables, however, was found $1,30C In currency, irtentifed, police said as part of tho $1,500 loot taken from thi? Shore wood bank. The men gave their na net as Gilbert Cooper, 21. of Sioux Citv, la., h n d Frank Bourlte, -iy. Df Bent-lily, 111. Police said the men con fessed the robber third man who "Hlackin Williams of Williams is being soushl i lie a so stated that Carroll wa ! the employer of a great many peo-j pie who would suffer if he was I farced to serve a term in jst'l. i "The ends of justice will not be I served by sending him to jsil." i pleaded Smyth. "Has he not suffered enough now? He knows now thai no cue should lie to a federal gr:i rtd jit ry . j "The Question is. did he do anything char anv ordinary man woui'l j not have done under th? same cir-j dimes anres? He was faced with jan embarrassing situation th" jfear that he would be condemned for bad taste in the matter of th : bathtub and then he thought it 'Conttnua On Jtmf Two) Arthur Mometer lea go. . lig down deep in your jeanji. oltl op. dig Tor a omiw thnt is rig!, dig up n promise for a chunk of, ilori't nialic- your cont.rtbnttoii lighl. Help builii the hl! for h-college on the- hill, for the boys who ai-p to come in future- yc-ai-s. 'tis rh' und nnmed lha! first tjine liipy linvf askprt you. participated fts j sluct- rirsr tho school was bii!U,'nil by I his t ime most nf us are in i-ivm-s. It's -i rtebt 11 ic town is owing u the ctrllcgo .u the hilt, io Ibo fiiotory whciv cliarai-tcr is built, mul it's up tn you to help It. tlig down dix'p nml do your bit, let the collCRe lime n portion of your cilt. J ' Hi'lp WostiuiHsti-f rnijie the buitdUij-: tlint i1l bo n home for tneii, join-llo. subscription is (he least that ' von can do. tt a pif of u memorial to I". Klhvnoil lite town you eull niir lionie iliet-'.v eon I liitnin lc. do,,-,, 1o s,vir. (ill, Soulh Wnles. I mo. ' ! DEATH RECORD KlijilK'Hi tan-don, T;t riiel ps,

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