Lowell Sun, February 18, 1930

Lowell Sun

February 18, 1930

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Lowell Sun (Newspaper) - February 18, 1930, Lowell, Massachusetts THE WEATHEE Partly cloudy tonight and ly warmer tonight. ESTABLISHED 1878 THE LOWELL SUN LOWELL MASS. TUESDAY FKBRUAKY 18 L930 6 O'CLOCK 18 PAGES TWO CENTS GIRL THROWN FROM TRAIN HERE Longer Hours For City Hall Clerks FRIDAY SPECIALS AT THE STORES 11 ATTRACT EVENING SHOPPERS Lowell Merchants Will Keep Shops Open All Day Thursday and Until Late Fri- day Evening Because of Holiday Fall- ing on Saturday Friday evening specials will vie with Ail Day Thursday Specials in Lowell stores this week, the reason therefor being that the merchants wilt close their establishments all all day on Saturday, Washington's birthday. The stores will forego tbe. usual Thursday noon closing because this holiday and will remain'open all day. So there will be no incon- venience lor those who usually pre- fer to do their shopping on the last night 0[ the business week, the stores on Friday will observe the usual Saturday hours. The agreement the stores tu re- main open all day Thursday when a holiday comes in the week is still in the nature of an experiment with the merchants' division anxious to register the public response and re- action. Patronage of the stores Thursday afternoon and Friday eve- ning or this week will serve to indi- cate, more than anything elae, the public acceptance of the plan. With a view to bringing business up to a peak volume for Thursday and FrV day, to offset tho Saturday closing, exceptional values are being adver- tised by the stores. Decision to adhere lo the above hours conforms to the rece-nt vole of the merchants' division of the cham- ber of commerce, of which group Walter H. 'Emmolt of the Cherry ft Webb Co. Is chairman. The merchants' division met yes- ADDRESSED TJO CONSECUTIVE ASSEMBUKATHIGH SCHOOL Vocational Expert Urges Students to De- velop Their Personal Characteristics- Says Personality Is Most Essential Requisite in Any Career PUBLIC HEARING ON WORTHEN ST. Reopening of Street to Be Considered by City Coun- cil Tonight WALTEIl H. BMMOTT Chairman, Merchants' Division Chamber of Commerce terday and heard encouraging reports as to the success of the recent dol- lar days. Tentative plans were laid for a spring shopping week to be observed a little later in the season SENT TO Lowell Woman Convicted by Jury at East Cambridge of Illegal Surgery (Special to The Sun) EAST Feb. Margaret A. Littleflelti was sentenced to an indefinle term at the women's reformatory at Sherbnrn by Judge James A. Sisk in Middlesex superior court here loday, after a sealed ver- dict agafrst her. relnrned by a jury last uight, was opened this morning and revealed a finding of guilty on an Indictment charging her with illegal surgery. Louis Charoa, also of Lowell, who yesterday pleaded guilty to being an accessory before the fact In the saoie. is stil! facing another charge FIRE IN NEWPORT, R. I Action on' Street Railway Bus Licenses Also for .Tonight Scheduled THROWNFROM IVOR THREATENS TO INCREASE HOURS OF CITY HALL CLERKS The regular meeting of the city council tonight bids fair to be one of the longest and most interesting of the year, with action on the bus licenses and the appeal for a. permit to bridge and tunnel Bridge street, and a public hearing on reopening of Wortheu street, as tho highlights. The public hearing probably will Personality counts four limes as much as educational background, was tho statement given to tho students of the Lowell high school Ihls noon by Floyd B. Htslcy. vocational adviser at Burdctt college, Plosion, in the course of a lecture enllllcd "The llal- anco Sheet." Air. Hialey addressed two consecutive assemblies ot students In the Cyrus W. Irish auditorium dur- ing Ihe recess periods and was inlro iluced by llcadmasler Harris. In opening his talk. Mr. Hislej slated tbnt there were too many young people who dismissed tho matter of I tholr careers without any thought, and urged his audience lo make a sclf- analyslB al least before .they get to college or out Into tho business world so llial Ibey may chooso Iho course for which they think thcv are most fitted. "Personality Is the most essential requisite in any said Mr. nts- Icy, "and this morning wo are going, to talk aboul our own personal char-i acterislics. I have arranged them In order on a chart which 1 have with and as I read them off to you, Co.Unu.-cl lo I'.jtr MOVING TRAIN Miss Dorothy Lightman Fails in Attempt to Board Car at B. M. Depot Suffers ConUision and Ab- rasions as She rails lo P la I form Mias Dorothy Ughlmaii. 20, of 66 Cliauucey avenue, is at the Lowell Corporation hospital, under treatment for contusions ot Iho upper right side of the body, general abrasions and a possible Injury to her spine, sustain- ed when she was thrown from tho steps of n moving train she tried lo board at the Hoslon Sr Maine depot in Middlesex street at 7.21 this morn- ing. Miss Llghtman. according to police ran to the trntn as it started, and jumped to Iho step, but missed Itcr footing and was thrown back to the come first and President V. Kd- n Three Business Buildings Center of City Destroyed Early Today Twelve Families Forced to Sent From Near- by (lilies NKWPORT, H. I.. Feb. IS Three business buildings were de- stroyed by fire, with an estimated loss of 5200.000 and the center o( tho cit.y was endangered In an eariy morning, blaze today. After four hours of of giVr No'dale i "ChUng. during which aid was sum- has been ease assigned for trial of tills A Made to Order! "SPECIAL" For the Coal Users of This City The Supreme Anthracite Wins Instant Approval E. A. WILSON CO. OSTERMAN COAL CO. Tel. 7733 moned from Fall River, For! Adamn, the Naval Training station. Mlddle- towti and Portsmouth, the fire was gotten under control about 5 a. m. Blankets of snow on tiie roofs of ten- ements and other structures helped to prevent tho naming brands from cans- Ing a general conflagration. The fire apparently started on thn top floor of tbe Odd Fellows block, a 4'onttmifd to CtaMlflrd VHRP LIONS HEAR STOCK MARKET DISCUSSION! Willard Sytnmes of the Kldder Pea- body company addressed the Lowell j Lions club al it? weekly luncheon meeting al Liberty hall loday on the I stock market and how it The Lions were also entertained by! Frank Ksr.iick, billed as "an old Mm-: er !n the arts and sciences of the Iho- atre racket, who calls by their first names such fellows as Zeigfeld, Schntierl, Hammerslein. Loew, lUai- to, strand ami others." wards of the Saco-Lowell shops has agreed to bo present to explain why bis corporation IB unwilling to re- turn the street to the city free of charge, as the city gave the street lo i tbe corporation some years ago. j Final action on Itio street railway's petition for a license to operate six bus within the city limits, to supplant two tar lines ultimately and open up new territory in the other four eases, will be taken. At Iho last meeting final action was blocked when Councilor John I'. O'Conncl] joclori to a second reading, which au- tomatically put tho matter over until tonight. The petition of the Lowell Industri- al Development Co. for permits to put a bridge over and a tunnel under Bridge street to link the I'cpuerell plant with tbe Uoott and "Mcrrimack mills, will hn presented tonight ami may ho discussed, but In all probabil- ity fiual action will be deferred pend- ing further study hy a committee. Prior to the meeting. the public properly committee will meet al 1 o'clock to consider a request-for re- newal of a lease of city land in ot Fletcher street, and the license com- mlllec will meet al 7.30 p. m. lo con- duel routine hearings. 'c ambulance wiia called and she was niched to the bos- Will Add 90 Minutes to Each Working Day Rather Than Accede to Requests for Extra Help Made by Department Heads in Budget Working hours (or rlly hall ployos be increased. cm-1 contemplated would have city hall closed from 12 noon to 1 p. m. so Mayor! closed from 12 noon to 1 p. Thomas H. llraden said today, if dc-l lllat :l" employes would go to lunch- parlmciil heads continue insistent In I lh? I 1 ho plan outlined by the mavor are thoir demands that extra clerks of ROTARY SPEAKER There it was said her condition was not serious. An X-ray examination will he made to determine whether or not her spine was Injured, hospital authorities said. ISSDESDEMANDS FOR AUTO TAXES necessary to carry out tiie work their divisions. This Information was Riven by liie mayor when he was asked there was nny truth lo minors ttint plans arc underway to have city hall tiltlees opened at a. m. instead cif 9 o'clock, and losed a! -l.su m. in- stead of -I o'clock, with time off for luncheon reduced from 00 to 80 min- utes. He had nothing to sny -what- ever on a rumor that another plan a possibility, he said, has no con- nection with office employes arriving late tor work. "This matter will taken en re of the may- or said. His statement on the working hours wns brief, hut to the point: "It some departments feel there is need for e.x- clerks, the mayor will lengthen the hours at city hall to accommo- rtaie !hcm if they continue their .de- mands, rather than plit on any extra clerks." SERVE Thr Indlildunl, Ifce rntrrprlie. ihc community all mrr hj H dependable hnnklnir InnKtutlon. For 100 It hjit lifrn mrr >nilmvnr help Old Lowell National Bank M VmcM Slrwl (Mir SupnvMcn of Uv (MUd JUtM Ovtr 100 Ylir. L of Ssrvicf. I t Treasurer Acts to Enforce Collection of Bills Due Last Year About S'lo.ooo Outstanding-- Interest Charges Are Doubled Demands for (.ho payment, of motor vehicle excise laxcn levied by the local assessors are being sent out Hits week hy cit> Treasurer Abel fi. Campbell in an attempt to eu- j force collect ion. At Hie present time there are nndliiK and overdue, subject lo inlcr- c'oridmarcl lo 1'flRr r CAPT. flKOHCK PARKER ENGAGEMENT OF PRINCESS ILEANA MAY BE ANNULLED hy Cross I i hols for divorce between Thomas .1. ami Catherine M. Luvvney in which hoi it charged cruelly and ev- idence In which was heard by Judge Capl. (lerirge A. i'arker. registrar; I.eggat In probnle court here two of motor vehicles in MaEnachuRetls, i weeks ago, reached the settle-meal was tho speaker this noon al tho stage loday when both parties acceded weekly meeting of the notary rluhnt'tn an agreement subject lo'tbo ap- tho boys' club rooms In Diilton proval of the court. Counsels In the slrout. New laws of Ihe road and j case aro Judge James K. O'Donnoll the work of the registrar's office In j and John A. Crowloy. Boston were interestingly described If the agreement is approved Thotn- Cnplatn Parker. j BB j. Lownoy will be granted (he di- vorce will obtain custody o( the elder of two children. Ilia wife, Calb- SCHOLARSHIP will have custody oil the younger child. i that r.tiajj. The case came up before Judge LeK- I.HoutiHer resident of this city. gat loday on continuance and after bad been tne winner the to the agreement Ihe court Lowell Memorial competition furthcr continued it. No other divorce libels were heard at either of two Fissions of probaU court here today, ludgo Harris allowed tho wills of A. iiartley. Lowell; Thomas AWARD LOWELL MAN ___... in architecture, and lias been award- ed a 51000 fellowship for six months of study and travel abroad. Mr. IJoutlller Is a graduate of Ihn Lowell high srhrml, and ar- chitecture both at Harvard and Mas- sachusetts institute of Tpchnnlocy. RUMANIA'S BKAUTIFI'h I'KINC'KSS AXI) (.'Ol'XT HOCUBKRO, KXtiAGKMKXT IS KKl'OKTKD 10 BK UX THE KOCKS ELECTRICIANS t'TEIi VOU l.li'TNCKS AT I.AWRKNVK Write D. L. Kenslea 2fl rnmtvrffi Sirrri. n i n e h f t f- u i u f f i t and Kcsmf j srjuai f. Reward at 30 Puf- st. KIWAN1S COSTUME PARTY MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM AND LIBERTY HALL I fit Strln I SPEND THE EVE OF I THIS WEEK'S HOLIDAY I MASONIC "CHOIR CONCERT and DANCE 1 AUDITORIUM Friday at 8 P. M. Tickets al Steinert's Radio Brondrasls on Stock Marlsfl Vnn and Qnnlatlnns on Page 5 A MULE has a kick and so floes the stock market. K (tie kick hits YOU It hurts. You get no kick out of a Mutual Savings Bank deposit but it's a mighty comfortable feeling to have one. CITY INSTITUTION FOR SAVINGS Corner Central and Hurd Sts. Ciirry. Chclmsfprd: Timothy l.osvcll, and II. Wilson. Tyrigs- Ail min 1st rations granted on the of Ilyani. riiclmsford; T. l.rary. l.uw- ill. Hiul Kmnia K. Hainrs. l.nnrll. CADILLAC SEDAN irhmil-l I family rim i: LASALLE I H-.T.IV fur run r. GEO. R. DANA SON v. i: v- i vi sr. Trl. 6100 HUCIIAUKST. Hurnania, Keb. IS is genera! thai an announcement wilt lie made an- nulling the of lleara In young Count Morhljcrg af- ter Queen Marie her return from IJieir oriental tonr. .Nothing i.s In nRjcial Ifi'ii with regard lo Iho rupture c.f 'Ul in arisioi ran.- it was heard thai Hie niRas-- Strictest secrecy was maintained in royal circles concerning the en- gagement iinestion and nothing wai lo out. The only visi- ble -if a change was a certain .slrjtin altoul Ihe tjncfn Marie and her daughter wil! lenv.- Thursday for Palestine and Ilio i' circle 'nont wilh had n made inMiffh-iont cst a.s an hurriedly 11 was Keypt remain iii and here it is beii? tliait tlielire unanimo nr.-s between I'r ed they will ijilv (ilinned k. The sly slressej nccss lleana when the count Wanted Electric Sign Salesman A national organization desires to secure, at once for Lowell and vicinity, an electric sign salesman. Right inan has brilliant future. Liberal income from start. Phone Lowell 6800, Wednesday, between 12 and P. M. and ask for Mr. j. A. C. Williams. ;