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   Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - May 4, 1920, Altoona, Pennsylvania                                CITY EDITION Monday's Circulation.... 23i38 I Daily Paid Average for April. ESTABLISHED JUNK 13, 1874. "WEATHER; FAIR; FROST.V' The Presidency May Hang' on Outcome of the Primaries in Cali- fornia Today. ALTOONA, PA., TUESDAY .EVENING, MAY 4, 1020. FOURTEEN COLUMNS. ALEXANDER While Removing TJnbers This Morning, Workman Loses Balance, Drops. Twenty- Five Feet to. Pavement, VACANCIES IN SCHOOLS Tt> FOLLOW MARRIAGES SKULL IS FRACTURED AND ARE BROKEN Died Twenty Minutes After Being Admitted to Altoona Just Worked Four bays. at work for W. Pcnnock, who is removing tho Arictory nrcli nt n venue and Twelfth street iliis moviuiig shortly" tvfter 8 o'clock, Alexander Ivory of 1008 avenue, iost liis balnnco and fell from tlie jilnlform erected over the troll ej Avirc- to the pavement below, n distance- ui font, nlighting on liis Jiond ami H Mulders. His skull was find he died shortly afterwards at the Altoona hospital, where lie. was re- lUOviMi in the .Mr. Ivory went to work thisj morn ing tit 7 o'clock with hia son, Clarence Ivory, under TIenry Halo, us foreman, and several other men. IIo and hia Bon wu'o on the arch, th timbers ami lowering, thorn by means  f Uie department, nnd assistant yrin cipal, leaving the district. Miss M. Florence Kollina, supervise music in the High Bcbool, fnr next term, was transferred froi the music depnrtment to the dcparl ment of English. Frank K. IVrciva f Philadelphia, wns unanimously Icctcd na tho High school music ipprvinor. He ia a gratluatu of Obcr- u and baa twolve years ex'periencc, cing at present, the music instructor t Sioux: City. IIo is in addition tlio rcbcstra loader tind orgniiiwr of the ublic school music organizations. His alary will be COURT BOLSHEVIKIFIGHT Miss Elizabeth Shearer, how leadi- ng in tho Higli school nt Jmiintn, ma elected to fill the vacancy, in the listory department. Misa Jlnry Yosl, aching in tho High Holli- Number of Cases Scheduled for Hearings This Morning Are Continued Until Later in the Week. avshnr'', elected a, toucher in Pencil. Wilkio 0. Moody of Grnnvillc, 0., was elected to the position of phy- icnl director in tlie High school. The directors still haS'o two science to fill in the High school, 'ipplicantslast evening seeking a salary :H r beyond t h u mi nimum paid for ,eachers under tbo district's new alary schedule. A Latin supervisor vill be elected at tho June meeting. Grade school vacancies were mim- jrous with ono vacancy In the Curtin school, two in tho Emerson, two in I'Yanklhi, one Garfleld, two in Irving, one in Madison, three in Miller, two .n Pcini, one in Stevens, two in Wash-, .iigt'on. and three in the Wright Echool. >Vliito it ia known that ten oE the .'Fade teacher a are to be married, it wns decided to rcelect them with the nmleratnnding that ns ?oon ns mnrriiipe. was announced tlicir positions vould be declared vacant. In this (Continued on Vago 14) Duo lo continuances in several ease scheduled for hearing today this morn ing's session of argument court ii HoHulaysburg WAS terminated in. shor order and an adjournment taken un til tomorrow. Several motions, fo new trials were overruled whiles on irgumcnt was made in report o a master in divorce and The first case on today's list wa a motion for a new trial in tin? eaa of Robert N. CaWwell vs. Sno bergcr, Attorney W. V. .Viuigliw, tcp resenting the deferulant, contendin that the verdict reinlercd bv til ;e Jlir. ill favor of Ihe plaintiff during Ja.idcr suit brought by Cr.MwHI wa xccssive ami should be reduced. CaMwel] brought hia suit again s "Mrs. iSnoberger for dnniages il voinan was alleged to have told neigl nml friends that tho hat! ct fire (o the; Snobcrgor msljuiraiji PREMATURE LEI-GO KILLS broke i and the unfortunate man lost his balance and fell. work-. man rushed to him and it was at once Been, that he was badly hurt. The1 am- IniEnncc. wns culled imd he WAS ml- mittcd t'6 the hospital at o'clock and died twenty minutes later) nn showing that Uis skull wus badlv frautnrcd and a number of bones in 'his arms nnd shoulders were broken. Mr. Ivory moved to tins city from a fimn near Chesfc Springs two years ago laet Septeiulier Eind wns employed for a time by Mr. I'ennock. Hit then secured a position with (lie I'ejnifivl- Kuilrowl company and wns luter While loading a charge of dynamite, in a hole preparatory to putting off n, blast in the American Stnel and Wire company's quarries at Wcriz, near WiUiamsburg, yesterday morn- ing at o'clock, the charge sud- and without warning, went off, killing 'tho .man who was lending the charge, flcorgn Zclnichf aiid inflicting injuries to other workmen who Imp- pencil lo hi in the immediate vicinity Xelnich was a skilled workman with explosives nml hud, been employed al the quarry aincn loading tho Holes prcpnrnlory to 'Masting. Yesterday morning he hnd loaded tbrc? boles aiit was working at tlio fourth'when, sud- denly. there a terrific cxploaioi aud'wlicii the smoke dust bleu it wna found that Zelnick hat icon blown thirty feet. away. HLB kull was fractured and torn, bis arms nidly- mnngled and hia cnliro bodj orn. He was dcad when up Three other workmen were In the icinity but escaped wilh minor in from flying debris. Coroner Tli is wns only Ma four Mi day on t lin n rob. 1 to wns u go od n nntl bad helped riiw' Hie okl Leonard house nftvr routing to Ibis city. -Mr. ]vory was born on the. farm near C'liest {Springs, Cumbria on Aug. 211, !Sfi7, MIC- of .lohn C. and Miiry Jtolaml Ivory, und resided on Hue I'mme fftini all Ins life, until coming to lliia city. Father of Eleven Children. On Oft, 5, ISBii, ho was nmrricd to Jiliss Adeline Xevlie.i! und lo this union elftvon I'l'ili.'.ren were born, three of whom preceded bim in death. Ho in survived by his wife and the following sous and daughters r who resides on the far in nt Clics! Springs; Xorboo. of (his city; Clarence John J.. Jeremiah, Frank and Amanda ut hoimr. and Mrs. Leonard Stevens of Ibis cily. He is nlso survived bj thveii sisloi's. Mrs, Tbnd Conrnd o! Clicsi Springs, A Irs. Owen tif Altoona. and Mrs, J..JI. Carney of ItmuestoRiU Pittsburgh, He waa the only Ron in hU family. While living nt Chest Springs, he was a faithful and consistent mem ber of .St. Monica's Catholic "church but when be, removed to this city, bar ilaeing it. Xelnich wnn single man and re Ins membership transferred to >St Loo's olnn-i'h. Thu waa liikon in hv l-'uneral Director .linu-s ami reuuivecl ta tho Uotnc 1P.08 Klevrntli avenue, wliern it mn> lit: viewed by The funcnil will be comluclcd Friday morning nt St. Mm lien's Catholic church, Chest Springs. Hnrial; will bo made in tlm elmroli cemetery! nt Dial licmdft the children. >Tr. Ivory was ft most indnstriotsa ami voui pfttpitvt workiimu. He. vvaa-foud of his home and family and a dc-voteil hiiHbniul and fntlmr, upending his lime, except when at work, nt his home. idcd in n shanty near the quarry. HI a well to il o man but littlu is of his family nn ho was tin nlv one in Ihe coinilry, his relatives 11'living in Kurope. The body was irqmvftd for burial and will bo burin u cemetery at SURVIVOR OF ILL-FATED SANTIEGO VISITS HERE Lieutenant and Mrs. James Lucas r Philadelphia, the former an ofliccr ii Iho United vSUUcfi imvy, have been th ;uests of Ihcir aunts, Mrs. OcorRinni of Thirteenth n venue id Mrs. Ilarty IVnsyl of Ninth street Lieutenant l.nciiH is a inembcr of th ew of (he halites hip Michigan am 10 left ihia morning for Now York ti report for duty "on board the whibi Mra. Lucas will prolong her visit During tbo war be. was a member o ilie crew of Ihi ill-fated ship Santiegc which was oft' New Vor Imrhor anil he is one, of the survivor of thnt tragedy. He tells a very in i Great ing story of hia experiences o that occasion. Lieutenant Lucas ha in thp nnvy for a number o years, or fiincn he waa 17 year A ol when ho ran nwayTfrom home and en lislwl. TEXAS DEMOCRATS DELEGATES j Mny Texas Democrats in tho county conventions today aro Delecting delcgales _ to tho filato convtution, M'hicli will in turn on Jitny 25 name tbo Tcxna rcpro- Eontntivcn io the national convention at Sim Francisco. Of the fttntc delegates to ho ae leulcd todny, more than wi1! is" itifltnictioTis to votn for full en ihiraement of the administration of 1'i'osidont WJlfion ns expressed in tho will of precinct eoi ns exnrcB invcnlions ,s held Sat- imtay, when county BO- MERCY COMMENCEMENT -.TO BE HELD TONIGH The nnnnal commencement evcrcis for tha Mercy hospital in this cit will ba conducted tonight M. Jail temple, beginning nt fi.13. The spoake of ho evening will bn L Harvo Urinnbiiiiph, president of Juniata ro lego nt Hiiiilinjjdon, Pn, The to receive diplomns aro Miaa Kupcni Ornco Riohnrda of Kvcrclt nnd Mis Evatbryn Tolcn of Tiirmini ham. A program of excellent musica holh and in a triune i has been prepared. Thoso will lake part in tho program nrc Misa' Inez Harrison, Jlias Jlnrgarc Stiver, Miss KHuvbclh Kccda, Tl Bloso or'chea I rn will also pi ay. Tli seirlfttion of tbo diplomas urd s will bo nmdn by J. A. Kldc prcnEdcnt of Iho hoard of Irustci1 wliilo Itev. Grorgo H. Itiabop will pn nounro the benediction. Tho public j-onJially invited and iio ndniieaion EAT CAKE; E LACK BREAD (By Associated WASHINGTON, D. C., May mny people eating cake and loo nmny find it almost impossible, to gel nongh bread, is the underlying cause f unrcat in tbo country, K. F. Grable rcaident: of, tho United JUrolherhooti f of Way Kmyloyes mid Inihvay Shop .laborers, dcclnrwl to .ay before the railroad Idlor board. Arguing for n .miiiiimmi.. wnge it rcaso of 7 ccnla nn hour over the resent maximum rate of fi3 cents, Mr. Ira bio1 declared that? .Urn majority of lie men in his organization were worfc- ng for leas than, "starvation wages." "Pcojtlc who can't get bread don't ike lo bo old lo eat lie said, nnd they don't like it nny better in lomoerotic America than they liked it n. monarchical France." n I5ast Al f n on a Tlie- y o rn an ed he was falsely and vhun the matter was brought before is: court lust fall ho was awarded verdict for against Mrs. 8no There waa some discussion us OF CITY MAKING GREAT RECORD During Hie mouth of April collections 1 cif'y taxes nt ilm ollien of Ilio city roa surer a mounted let ijl mak- ng tt of during the wo months the duplicate has in he hands of Treasurer Kicbaid Stnitli. Thoso aro thu two during vbieli n diFcoutiL oE 1 per cent 13 nl- owcd on nil taxes. 31 n ring the snine icrtod last year Treasurer 11. W. Tur- ler colicet ed City ofllcEnls arc highly gratified nt lie excellent showing tluit has been nade the taxpayers, luirly in the ipcal year it wa'a 1'oared lliat it nif-lit 'be necessary to borrow some money to tido (lie cily over, but it soon developed that Una course M'ould "je unnecessary. The total amount of tbo duplicate is During May and June taxes arc at the fiat rate, while, on July 1 a penalty of 1 pur lent goes on. o whether the jlulgment on liet was collect ablo and following On? lie court overruled tho motion. The motion for a new trial in lite respaps suit of Catharine Ke-ltey vs. M, Koiidabnsh was itlsu'ovcr- the plaintiff, Miss Kclley, ng for the n pw trial. At -a' recent or in of court tbc woman ivus award- ed a verdict for npainst '.ho phy- sician, the suit resullinir from nn an- tomobilfi accident in this city during the Kinmner of 1Q1S. Marion 1'nlturson appeared boPore the court this nioniing with nn arjju ment over tin? report of the master and excenlioiia thereto in tlio case o: Jennie B. Huston vs. John C. Fusion who is seeking u 'separation from Tier husband on the grounds of desertion Tlie master in "this case was Frank T. Kciscr who nt tho time Hia tnati many wns taken was located in TTar risljurg. ITe recommended in his re port that the divorce bo not dito to insufficient- pronnds." Tlio Ii Ix-Ucnt's counsel took exceptions I Iti a finding' on govern I F cores to day asked the court that the repnr bo set aside and tbc appointment o the master vacated. Tho papers wen filed with the court for decision. Word was received nt Ibe eouri hous- this morning that Judge Alonz: of Way no county would In icre the week of ilny 17 to Judge Thomas J. Baldrige in dispoa ing of Iho heavy list of wliic! will poino at common picas conr ioviet Army Entrenches in Hills on West Bank of Dnieper River with. Back to Ukrainian Capital. (By Associated Press.) WARSAW, May bolshevik' iro enlrenc.i'ijig in the bills oa the. west bank of the Dnieper iu a great EOUI circle, with their backs against Kiev :he Ukrainian capital, according to in formation today from the front. The light for of Kiev is at it! iiciglil, raging day and 7iight along tin Ime tlirougli tho valleys and rivers. Both sides  rny lli .ivintcrfl employed on the throe iapers nml tlie Saturday CJIobo struck .hift inotning. Tlio Presfl wast issued todav, hut Tlio Observer and Dispatch "not- bo issued this afternoon, Tlio Utica papers had usual ron- tract for arbitration M-itli the printers, Sonic weeks ago the printers nimle hone companies during the war cos he government Vostmas tcr General llurleson informed congrcs oday, in asking imniediafc nppropria ion'of thnt amount fo liquidate th iffuira of the federal wire itdministra Jon. Mr. Bnrlcson thnt no loss wonli mvo been suffered bad the govern mcnt retained operation of Hie line few months or had rate in pea not linen temporarily baited b court injunctions. FOOD SITUATION VERY ACUTE YOUNGSTOWN', O., May fowl fiituation is becoming acut us tho railroad strike continues, Suga is practically unobtainable, even fo biihies. have been with imL Miguv for several anil rea taurniiLs art- syrup na a sulj stitutp. 1'his serious limit vmulition, M-ith reports that Ufi.OOO men are idl hns caused (1m <-ity eouneil to tole the rjulrond labor board linking for ai on the inon's demands. The. city clcr harf instriiciod to ask other citie lo lake ac-tiou. TWO MYSTERIOUSLY SHOT IN PITTSBURGH YARD Pl'L'TSUUKfiU. Mny mo than a binulri'd looked f Prof cit n and James Camara were ritbStcd witli 1ml tat s in the pr ducts ytinls of (lie Pennsylvania ra piere tudu 1'rofoTa died shor ly aftcrwitnls in hospital, arid Cai ratii, hospital surgeons said, hail R A majority of the delegate to day's convention, who elected Sat- urday at comity nmas conventions, are pledged to support the cnndidaoy for [tie presidential nomination of Gov- ernor Jumna M. Cox of Ohio. I'arly lenders said this would moan Lhat Iho "big delegation nnd I won ty- two district representative national convention in Mm cirri for Cox. WILSON SIGNS PENSION BILL. D. C., Mny Wilson Ful ler [n'lision bill, the pensions of tJm Civil war nm" otlifr dependent a of vet- bullet wounds M y s tery wliicli fii'.'iirrcil tbo .shoolin Ihe wh; scores of foreign fruit peddEnrs we loadin-' their anil it said the police without any clue1 LIMIT SCHOOL PHONE CALLS. The recent booht in the rates f< the telephones in tho city has strue Altoonn fubool district, all lionet In in tbo .g under tha heading of businc on a four party line. Tho cal re limited fifty a monlh, wit liosci over dial number coaling 4 cen nch, Directors, through Hccretnr Decker, authorial the posting notices prohibiting out-going UK' part nf IcucUc-Vd and studenls nffaird. (By Associated Press.) 1XD1A2CAPOLIS, -May calhcr and deep interest in tbo cam to pi in lb rnia, anil Senator Warren G. Hard ig have hnd the support of stale ide .organizations and each has con ncted si comprehensive speaking tour Ibe slate. There aru no candidates for th- cntocralic: noniiimtioTi -for presiden n the ballot and Iho Indiana, law for ids the writing in of tho names. Four Democratic cnnduhitca arc seek ig- the for the gnber n Cor in I iioinmaLion. They are Dr Mut'nlloch, ludianapolia fnaon Niblack, John Iseh r, Nortlr Manchester, Risk, Jjafftyettc. William Iryan has endorsed tho candidacy o Ir. Hisk, ns ho is the only ramlidat 1ms loncbed on the fiqiior issu nd ia an avowed "dry." Throe Re nblicans arc in tbo race for tbo no in nation for governor. Tlioy-are Jame V-. Indi.n.tmpoliF; Warren T TcCrn y. Ken t la ad, n n d Eil ward 'oner, Anderson. SHOPS AT McKEE'S ROCKS CLOSED DOWN BY STRIKE Ta., 'Mny bility of volunteer crews who trikinjf switchmen to move repairc ars from the shops of the PUtslmrg nil Lake Erie railroad at McKco locks, 1'a., caused tho closing of tb jlaiit tcday, it was announced at th ompany'a general otlicea hero tada; t was'said Unit efforts to move ou lie repaired cars nnd replace the: vith damaged equipment would I in.de during tlie day, but whether th bop men would work on cars no inndlod bv union men wns a (juestio ;ot. yet decided, it was added. General strike conditions thronghoi lie district showed little obang triking yardmen nnd trainmen sti nainlaini'ng un attitude of peacefi Hiict, a few of them returning to wor 'he most important change waa r be Conway yards of tho Penney where a number of road if the TCrie and Ashtahula diviaio for work. It was also state luit three yard trainmen who ha )pen on strike joined the workii orces in the I'itcairn yards. FEDERAL PAPER CONTROL OPPOSE p. C.. May 4. jovcriuiient regulation oi print pap by an excise tax w approved nnd opposed, by terdny before the senate comtnitt estigatiiij: the paper shortage. rtsou Kojjrst, (inblialuT of the Xe Vork Globe, not only fnvurcd aiu-h tax, which wus miggcslfd by Clmirm; 'd, but also ndvocisted nddition on advertisements exceeding quarter of a ptigc in SIKH. St. Johns KielumU, manager :ho XMV York business ellkv tif t! 3t. Cilobc-Domocrat, ojiposcd t! esciso lax, tluvt it won drive out of business many of t larger he siv must publish more than fifty pag order to uhnw a profit. He government rcgiililion was unnecc 3Jiry; I hat tho publishers thcmsolv iiht wurk out n tolntion of t problem. LXfiTOX, May -I. Western tonigl with frn3t. Wednesday partly clou and continued cool. luistern Punna; and continued cool tonig and Wednesday; gontlo to mod en northwest to north wintls. IX Kimn than iggrcgaling moro than lave been held uji by tho Hligat iver the vhlidity of tins fnr in lo et-, il developed lo'day at tlir eonfi ncc of farm loan olliciwls here. evolutionists, Claim Virtual Control of State of Chi- huahua and Way Paved for Advance on Torreon. J: (By Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, D. C, May f was til town both in government rcles and by revolutionary agents ro today when it became, known that Mexico, where revolutionary ;hting. always has been a potential teroational danger, had been taken thu rebels without a fight. cparations for tho safeguarding of iiericanfl cast const ports of exico by the dispatch of additional val units (went' forward, and Car- nza's reply to tho sharp reprsaenta.- ons mudo by the government regard-' g tlie murder of two more Americana ur Mexico City was awaited, tho ief interest appeared to be in tha odilicd military plans it was assumed e occupation of the border town oitld cause rebel leaders to'ndopt. Until now tbo rebels havo, succeeded taking from Cciirauza almost half B to rr i t ory without a battle, but Hilary men here who" havo watched ic developments of tho revolution iis- ime a few stubborn contests are in-, itable unless averted by further elections in the federal forces. extean hgents hero persist in their that further cases of gov- rnment troops declining baltto asten the end of tho struggle. So far as indicated vailablo here, tbo two 'campaigns im by Carranza 1mve boon fftilurea. effort to attack tho Gonora rom the state of Chihuahutv had he'.'u tided by tho defection of- oyery gar- son in that fitate. The expedition ?nt irom. tbe the state f Jalisco to check the southward lovenient of rebels through tho states f .Sonora, Sirmloa nnd igh tho st Nayarjt, haft ot suoreeded, largely because 4of arassing by small rebel groups who lave beetf striking at tho railroad ex- ending through Guadalajara toward "ic north. t Rebels Claim Big' JUAKT2Z, Mexico, I he bloodless revolt ot Juarez and of, .General ffrancisco Jrbalejo nnd liis Ynqui Indiana at asas Grandes, tho Sonora reTolution- sta today claimed virtual control of lie Stale oE Chihuahua tuid that tba was paved for "an unobatruoted dvance, ngainst where ampaign is to bo launched againtt Mexico City, Invents moved rnpidly here. yaatws ay. At 2 o'clock tho garrison ,ro- otled, and a popular celebration fol- owed. federal officers unfa-yornble to he revoU'itiou superseded; Ab'el Rodriguez, former national senator, vas named provisional governor. General Urbalejo, commandiug tha nst Inrgo body of Carranza trcops in he state, joined the revolt and plans vcro made- for an immedEato advancs h rough Chihuahua, upon tho interior Irongholds the Carranza- government till holds. With tho capitulation, of Juarea, obtaihed control of -the majority of the cusloma houses through vhieh. liundreds of thousands of dollars a revenue has been developed .for Mexican government. NINE TEACHERS WILL GET BACK PAY Hack pay will be. distributed prioi-, 0 the close of tho present school 'Cr.ii n tlio Altoona schuol district to nlna iiemliers of tho teaching corps in'the schools, tho back pay amounting, d 517.50 monthly since September. The back pay is made possible hrough a ruling Thdmaa E. btato superintendent of instruction, who interprota tht reewit stato salary increase bill i that toticlieri holding normal iloinaa bo given n, 25 per cent >ver the niiniinum suiltiry of durhif Iio prccecding term. Altoona- has nine normal school serving Ihcir first year in tha listrict, tbo teachers, getting but monthly. Tho stale law provides that bo '2a per pent increase- should ho uhled to this monthly salary and tho board of education liaa 'iccordingly complied. The hack pay will 'nmount Ko 50 for tho nine teachers In "tha city. ,_________________ HONORS COME IN PAIRS. Simultaneous with his promotion to he no-tit ion of division cngiucqr of tho Middle division to ;suecped K. llrown, Nornifin K. Piti-rtirn became flie father of a pair oi a boy girl, at homo in a suburb of VitU- burgli. Mrs. Pitcuii n ia n daughter of tlie lato Dr. J. T. T.ect of .HolH- entereil upon his new duties in the LogRU s HQUM 1 'Uiiiff this xnorhlutr.   

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