Altoona Mirror, November 22, 1926

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November 22, 1926

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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - November 22, 1926, Altoona, Pennsylvania TOCK EDITION Saturday's Circulation... 2li 199 DaUy Paid Average for Oct; Hltoona Witter. WEATHER: SNCW FLURRIES This Is the Last Week for the Red Cross Should Join Before Thanksgiving Day. ESTABLISHED JUNE 13, 1874. ALTOONA, PA., MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 22, 1926. THIRTY-SIX COLUMNS District Attorney Patterson Insists Upon Severe Penalty for Automobile Theft, No Matter What the Alibi. WOLF AND JOHNSTON SENT TO REFORMATORY Shoplifter, Bootlegger, Forger and Board Bill Jumpers Re- ceive Penalties of Law Fol- lowing Pleas in Court. were given indefinite ihe imiiHtriul reformatory at Hunt- on, hy .ludg.> Thomas J. Buldrige jn court ut Ilollidiuvbtirg this morn- ing, following their entry of pleas to Hie UK-ft uf automobiles. They were I'niil Wolf of this city Fred k'linriinJi, ji Ucdford county youth. Both had stolen ears in this city- District Attorney-Marion D. Patterson pressed Tor severe .penalties iu both eases. tlie district attorney declared, taken four curs to his knowledge. The cars he had taken were stolen :it night and driven joyously over the Country, some of them wrecked or harshly used. Warning had been issued but the warning meiiut nothing to him. Judge Bnldrige agreed with Mr. Pat- i erson that no leniency should be thown to such si thief'as he and in passing sentoncc. made it emphatic that the law hereafter would be invoked without fear or favor. Johnston who said he is 19 years old. claimed he came to the city to Ii ok for work. Ho .picked up the car of F. Shearer, u Broad avenue resi- dent, on !Xintli avenuo where it had 1-een parked.' It was taken in broad fluylight. driven uut into Bedford cuunty and there wrecked against a bridge nbuiment. The cur. worth was sold for Sl.l. Several companions were with Johnston when the accident ami it was said he was driving miles mi hour. Hakes Eloquent Appeal. When Edward V., alias Me- i.'wmi. one time chosen constable of the Fourth ward, apfwarcd Jh "''court to i-nh-r a plea" to possessing liijiivr, Jn. "nitrdo an eloquent plea to tho court. Ik- declared he was guilty, technically, ho had a quantity of liquor for E hiuie-elf, but that several former prose- U'Jtii.ns iigninst him Imd ended in his fiction Itctnuse of the perfidy of "vrs in charge of the cases. Detective W. A. Dims stated-that ihe result of ;i search nisidc of Me- l.'nun's rooifi in a hotel yielded right one-half pints and pints. Tiie management of tlio hotel com- plained to him. McCann wits not jires- i-nt. when the search was made and he Hihseqiiently gave himself tip. McCann dtvlared he didn't' have the liquor j'orty-nve minutes. After declaring him- self an outcast; tlftit his children were made orphans by his pursuers and that woman Imd died of a broken heart over it. he told the court to give him what he would. The court gave him sixty dnys. Kdward JSwartz was before.tlie court io answer to charges of violating the boarding house act. Claims of irtul 810 respectively were made against him. A (laughter of Lydu Smith, a prosed! trix, appeared for- her mother. Judge Baldrtge pnvo Svvartz until Jan. 1 to pay tho hill mid the costs and informed him if he failed to make good, he would send for him and lock him up indefinitely. Drunken Men Penalized. Two men charged with operating automobiles while intoxicated received Hues ot" the costs and sixty days in jttiL They were If. E. Thomas and North F. Hunk. Detective Davis said that Thomas was caught back of the po.stoflice. Thomas pleaded for len- iency. He claimed this action cost him his job and that he never.again would so offend. Hunk, Officer Wiley of Juniata. said he was also transport- ing liquor, a giillon jug "full being dis- played at court. W. T. Stroh, former constable of 'the Third ward, was before the court out a forgery charge. It was stated a check for in favor of Stroh had been cashed at a local bank. It. was paid because the mail on whom drawn Imd aij account there. How- ever, Slroh admitted that a fellow by the name of "Kelly" bad written the chock and nsked him to get it cashed for half. He was given opportunity 1o pay it back. Iln couldn't. Judge Baldrigc consigned Stroh to the Blair county hospital for the insane. Mnry Cmly was the first of the sea- son's crop of shoplifters to get-before ilie court. She admitted to purloining almut worth of merchandise from the local Grant store, und then trying to.sell it. Constable D. U StifFIcr in- formed the court of the woman's plan. She claimed to have lived variously at Windbcr, Crossoit and Johnstown and inquiry did not bri'v.-vcry good re- {Continued on Page 2-J.) HOLIDAY_AT MIRROR. Thanksgiving Will Be Observed and There Will Be No Paper Thanksgiving day will Iw observed as a holiday at the Altooiia Mirror plant, and consequently there will be no Mirror on that day. This is the j first time for many that a pa- j per has not issued on Tlutnkf- giving day. J All departments of the plant will-; be elosod down j'or the day and ad- vertisers arp requested to send the copy for Friday's Mirror into the of- on Wednesday. This request KhoiiJiI be heeded in order to insure 'publication in Friday's paper. YOUTH Icius FATALLY WOUNDS THIRD Xov. 2iV-Lin- Ware, aged opened fire with an automatic pistol at ;i group sealed uround the breakfast table in his par- ents' home today, killing two and per- haps fatally wounding a third. lie then tied the house, hut was cap- tured without resistance'a few blocks away. Tito dead were: .WiJliani Candy and wile. Loih. aged G5i who boarded with Ware's parents. Mrs. Madeline Maxwell, aged Ware's sister, was so severely wounded her recovery was i HOLD MEMORIAL SERVICE. PEOPLE I AI I I A Ik-autiful lui-morial Service was llHI I 'lieKi uL Ul" Hall School lor VI on Huiidav afternoon, during Beautiful Tributes are Paid To De- ceased School Heads. ug j which ei appreciation were Members of Harmon and Crook Families Narrowly Escape Death When Car Goes Over Embankment. UP FOR TRIAL Index to Today's News I'ngc -puxzlc, Tago features of interest to women. qiiirkj of nature. Tfift 8-Editorinl, Timely Topics; fliR Saunterer, etc. rebellion feared in 3iexipo. slorr, "Cnmpiis l.Ylicls." I'agc will keep ilium during If ml. Pages 20 nnil 1'ngc market und rlnnii- news. Page church and frater- ,1 jml.lMWI. PugM 82 mid MISHAP OCCURS ON ROAD NEAR CURWENSVILLE Laiiahun, jr. The addreris for Miss Kcates was delivered by Kev. Ely Adri- ance, D., who paid a glowing trib- ute to thy memory of (lie deceased. Hev. T. Stacy Capera, pastor of the First I'resbyteriun chiirrh. delivered the address of appreciation of Mr.' McLitnahan. Supplementing thy M.TV- ut'3 were si-lui-tions by tlie Highland choru.-', including tin aiithem and three Nineteen-year-old Steel Shop Employe, Former Catholic High Student, Badly Injured at Work This Morning. Xorbert A. llughes, ngcd 19. of Third a.veuuc. unrolled early this school tonn us a student at the Al- tooua Cuiholic- High school and em- ployed recently by the Pennsy in tlw steel enr shop, was seriously injured shortly after 7 o'clock this morning both legs being crushed off under li pile of steel. Hughes is a patient at the Altoona hospital where he' was admitted at S o'clock. His condition is regarded as critical. Ho underwent! an immediate opera-, lion at the Altoona hospital- following his admission. He rallied somewhat during the-late morning and although suffering greatly from loss of blood -and shock, lie has a chanco of recovery. Hughes, u laborer in the ear shop department of the rcnnsy, work- ing in the steel yard securing mater- ials. A quantity of steel, unloosened when some plates were -ed to sfid6 ;ind Hughes was caught in tiie full, both legs being caught tons.of material. The right leg was completely crushed off near the knee with the left leg badly crushed, hanging only by shreds. This leg was amputated near the knee upon the patient's 'admission to the hospital. Hughes lost a. .quantity of blood while being held fast under the steel before being extricated. The flow of Wood was checked and first, aid given pending arrival of the ambu- lance. The patient accepted a position with Hie Pennsylvania railroad only a short time ago. He was for two years a student at the Altoona Catholic High school und attended the school session? several weeks during the opening of the present term. PAIR ARE CAUGHT IN MAKING WHISKEY SALES Looking out from the windows of their office located.on the second floor at llOu ISIcventh avenue. Detective W. A. Davis and Constable Henry Boldt of the ward were wit- nesses on Saturday afternoon to a moonshine transaction that landed ;i pair of offenders at City hall. The officers saw two "walking bar- rooms" making sales at Eleventh av- enuo and Eleventh street, the pair passing out half-pint bottles and ac- cepting the cash. The officers left their ofiice and entered ii doorway on Kleventh street just in time to wit- ness, another transaction and place Allen PurccH and C. W. Bathwell un- der arrest. When searched they had vfl half-pint bottles. Ilathwell was held for court in with Purccll being held in bail for n hearing before Alderman Harry C. McCcllan of the First ward today. AUTHORITIES SEEKING RELATIVESJJF WATSON Txwil authorities have as yet .been unable to locate nny relatives of Frank Watson, who was killed Saturday morning when run over by an engine in. the railroad yard nt East Altoona. A telegram sent to the supposed ad- dress of the man's mother in Virginia, has returned marked person unknown. Another "address gained from the man's clothing will be tried in the at- tempt to locate relatives. Tho new nd- drcps is of Bnttleboro, Vermont, where Wat sou is said to have u brother liv- ing. HOLDING HEARINGS, None of the cases, being aired here to day, of any local significance. Three cases arc scheduled for hearing in Eh- cnsburg tomorrow and eight will he heard In Johnstown 'on( Wednesday. Five hearing at tho local offices next Monday nud four in Fortago on Nov. .10 will conclude the month's calendar. MUSIC V, A. Winter, veteran music denltT and senior member of the music homo of A. Winter Son, is confined to his home. IflH Twelfth avenue, suf- fering from n severe cold. Mr. Winter is now in his 83rd ycitr and Ms condi- tion is regarded as rather scrioxis. Machine Crashes Through a Guard Rail, Then Slides Down Fifteen Foot Em- banknient on Railroad. in Kneeling." iOver.'' The iiddre hi tlit- Mysterious the Ages." Presence Day is Commissioners Trace of Entombed Men! ing Measure to Have States Found When Rescue Work- Pay for Right of Way and Bridges on Highways. ers Penetrate No. 1 Breast! of Tomhicken Mine. PLAN WOULD RESULT IN j BORE HOLES ARE TO BE SAVING COUNTY FUNDS' MADE INTO EACH SHAFT se- in part Mirror hiler. i Legislation for Establishing'Many Pitiful Scenes Are En- BRAKEMAN'S JAW BROKEN. Jamc-3 liver of lfr2G Third avenue, n bnikeniim for ihe Pennpy, was iu- (iured while working in the Fourth Mr. and Elmer 11 Harmon of 21ti Belt avenue and Mr. aud Mrd. C. S. Crook of Duncansville avenue, Llys- weiij and Cleveland Crook, :i sun 01 the latter couple, "had a narrow es- cape from death Sunday forenoon at 11.50 near Cunvensville when the an tomobile in which they were riding Ii'it the road and crashing through the guard fence went down over a high embankment and landed upside down on the railroad tracks. Mrs. Harmon was the most serious- ly injured of the party. In1 addition to sustaining abrasions and bruises about various parts of the body, she was probably injured internally as she was pinned under the car, the body resting on nor chest. She is now at the home of her parents, -Mr. aud Mrs. J. E. Gates of 434 Eighth avenue. 3Jr. Harmon, owner and driver of the car, sustained a number of injur- ies, the1 most serious being n long cue on the right side of. the- scalp. Five stitches were required to dose the wound. Mr. and Mrs. Crook anil their son escaped with minor iuuries. Goes Over Embankment. The party was going up the con- crete highway when Just :i short dis tiince east of Cunvensville for "some reason the car, a Buick coach, whirled around and struck the guard along the road. Mr. Harmon states that, ho was not running fast at the time. In striking the fence one of "the guard rails was torn loose and tin end, ran. through, the car, punching .1 hole through the rear part of the' body The people in the rear seat miracu- lously escaped being hit by the rail. After crashing through the fence tlit; car went down over the embankment which skirts the. railroad. The em- bankment is fully fifteen feet high 'and the car rolling down over the 'sitli1 landed upside down on tho railroad tracks. Mrs. Harmon in the descent wns partially thrown out of the car and the heavy machine was resting on her j street yards on Saturday, suitering a I fracture of the Jfft lower when he I eauglit bt-twecn two He j war" treated at the AUoona hospital and admitted. An X-ray was Board of County Assessors; Will Aiso Be Advocated Be-; fore Assembly. j acted Near Mine When False Rumor Spreads That Men Are Found Alive. Blair county and tlici admitted. An X-ray of ilic- jaw J people at large will interested' in taken. His condition is fair- UeVL-nil pieces of the passage 1 of which will bo urged at the coming j session of the general assembly, which- I arc sponsored by tint IV-unsylvunia As-i entombed nearl of County Commissioners. h'icken colliery "her One bill will proviile that the state! j. (85' X'nited Press.) HAZLETOX, Pa., Xov. Despite the fact that no traces of life were -when drillers penetrated to the hich the six miners a week in the Tom- were believed to t pay fur the right 01 and bridges In Order to End Prison-Term, Nick Rost Commits Suicide at Rockview Body Is Found on Saturday. constructed on stale routes and the other, if passed, will create a board of county assessors, abolishing the bor- ough, township and ward assessors. Commissioners state that during the past two years they have paid out about in the purchase of Jand for right of way for new road con- structed iu the county under the exist- ig law. they have, :lay co r't-fugi-. rescue squads to- .ntinued to work at top speed to open up other breasts of the flooded mine. Work on the bore hole in the Xo. breast is being pushed ns rapidly aa possible, but early today the drillers, with less than" fifteen feet to go, struck rock known as conglomerate. This materially slowed drilling opera- tions. was a mystery 4 110 him. (Special to Altoona Mirror.) BELLEFOXTE, Xov. light at S.45 o'clock when the whistle: blew at Rock view penitentiary for all prisoners to retire for the night, a check-up showed that Nick Eost, aged 31, Philadelphia coun-; ty. was missing. The usual alarm was given, aud searchers were out Friday night and Saturday morning in an effort to find the missing prisoner. His whereabouts one having seen During Saturday forenoon, it was found that the fire in tlie boilers was not doing well and it was decided that the stack needed cleaning. "When the base of the stack was opened, there was the body of Xick. with his neck broken und skull fractured, dead. There was only one way for Xick to get there. That was to climb the stack and jump in. That is what he evident- ly did. The stack is 120 feet high and the top is reached by a ladder on the outside. It is evident that the prisoner climbed the ladder to the' top and jumped iii head first. The base of chest. The other members of the party stack is concrete and death must have through negotiations, saved tlie county- thousands of dollars by having routes laid out by state engineers changed. It is tho judgment of the commis- sioners that if the state is required by law to pay for the ground taken in road building, the engineers would be more careful and not lay out routes valuable property when it is possible to avoid it. Save. Money for County. An example is cited in the case ot the road between Bald Eagle and Vail. As laid out by the engineers the road j At the same time work on the oth- er two bore holes was being pushed rapidly. While the drillers were seeking to open holes into the abandoned breasts, other were striving to lower the water level in the mine and get into the shaft through the Xo. S slope. rly today George Gallagher, in charge" of the rescue forces at the mine, declared tlie condition of No. S slope was such that speedy elear- 'ing of it would bo impossible. In view of this fact the rescue .16 mm out iiiu mtr xuuu t n. wiiM have closelv skirted a number of hav.e liouses and the county would have had lcr the through, thei old b lamages amounting to about to Vmnel> mtl1 the ,.----------v__ pay the property owners. As, a result of the ..efforts of the commissioners, a change was made to the route, with the result that other ground was secured and turned over to the county for a "consideration of SI. It is expected that the proposed law will be opposed by the state highway department, the contention, being that commissioners are more influential locally in persuading' property owners to turn over their ground "without cost, 10 gangway, where the men were t working" when the flood swept the I nine. i Is Partly Flooded. j __.This, tunnel, while partly flooded Is not iu as bad condition as the slope, it 13 believed, although it has been abandoned for niaiiy .years. Mine officials estimated that it would require at least three more days to get into the mine in this manner. It was said there is a possibility that i A. B. Fall and E. L. Doheny Face Bar of Justice Charged With Conspiracy to Defraud Government. FIRST SURPRISE SPRUNG IN SELECTING JURYMEN Former Cabinet Officer and Multi-millionaire Oil Man Joke With Counsel as For- malities Begin. .is ivas done in the case stated" than entrance can be forced by twelve Defendants in Alleged Check Raising Scheme Appear Before Dis- trict Court. state authorities would be. Idav night. The-bill for establishing a board of j While hope lias not been abandoned (By United Press.) were still" in the cur. The windshield had been broken and Mr. Harmon bad been cut by the glass. He managed to crawl out, however, and in order to got the members of the Crook family out, he-broke the glass, in the rear. Are Given Assistance. In a few minutes a number of peo- ple had gathered and by their com Lined efforts the car was raised and Mrs. Hdnnou was released. She aiul her husband were rushed to the office of Dr. Walters in Curweusville where they were given attention and tht't were then brought to Altoona. The wrecked coach was lying on UK track used by the passenger tmins.and ns a passenger train was due at that point in u short time after the acci- dent .happened, strenuous efforts weie (Continued on Page 24.) (Special to Altoona Mirror.) BELLEFON'TE, Xov. tn die in the electric chair on and reprieved by the governor on the :vc of the electrocution until Xov- 22, and again reprieved for'one week, is the experience of Paul Orlakoski, in the death house at Rock view. Orlakoski was sentenced by the Alle- gheny county court to bo electrocuted on Oct. for slaying two guards in a riot in the Western penitentiary last year. lie" is thought to hold the secret of Ihe hiding pliice of said to be hurled in n. ten-gallon milk can in the of yu-ubenville, O. This money is said to be t lie loot obtained when Orlakoski robbed a hank fit Imperial. Pa., in 1021, for which was found guilty and sentenced to f, long term in the western peniten- tiary. It was while serving that sentence Unit he became involved in a, riot in penitentiary in Pittsburgh during two guards wore killed. .Tail ofl'ieiflls in Allegheny county believed that the prisoner was try in j; for time to communicate with friends, in an effort, they believed, to divulge the hiding place of the money. However, he. was restrained from communicating with friends and he hns, up to this time, steadfastly refused to.diuilge tho hiding place. Ho WAS to tmvo been electrocuted this morning but the governor granted a last minute reprieve foi one week, fix- ing the duto for electrocution Xov. been instant. Rost was sentenced from.'-two and one-half years to five years for man- assessors has been before ihe legis- lature before, but it lias not been pos- sible to bring about its passage, for it has always engendered considerable opposition. Commissioners who favor its passage say that it, is the only remedy for the inequitable tax con- ____ said'that lie had j ditions that have prevailed in the served the minimum sentence but for I counties throughout the state and that infraction of the rules, was doomed to remain in the institution for the. maxi- mum term. It was also intimated that he had said on' different occasions that he would never serve out his term as lie had no friends and no relatives. The body was buried in the prison ceme- tery tins afternoon. Being below the contact from the boilers, the body was not burned." DR. W.B. MILLER INJURED. Veteran Dentist Suffers Fracture of left Arm In Fall. Dr. W. B. Miller, veteran retired ientist. residing at 112- Twelfth ave- :ue. fell on the sidewalk on Twelfth avenue, near liis home, at 11.15 o'clock on Saturday morning arid sustained a ffacturc-. of the left forearm, near the ilioulder. Br. ililler was carrying some pack- ages and he his. balance, and Ins arms, not being free, he was unable to avoid going down. He was taken to the Altoona hospital where an X-ray was taken and tho fracture was re- duced- His condition is very favorable today and it. i? expected that he will lie able to leave the hospital within a few it will bo more economical. ROLL Red Crosss Workers' Will Keep Up Effort Curing Ensuing Week. Gratifying- response, has been made by the public in tlie annual roll call of the lied Cross and it will be con- tinued until all have had an oppor- tunity to enroll in the membership of. the organization and make the con- tributions in doing so that will enable the Blair county chapter to continue foP the men and the Lehigh Valley PITTSBURGH. Xor. trial Coal company is concentrating prac- tically all of its energy on rescue work By HERBERT LITILE Staff Correspondent I WASHING TOX, D. C., NOT. One of America's greatest state trials opened solemnly here today when a former member of the Harding cabi- net, and an oil multi-millionaire faced the bar of justice, charged with cpu- piracy to defraud the government. Flanked by a score of Albert B. Full, grizzled ranchman, jolitician, former United States sena- ;or and secretary of the interior from 1921 to 1923, and Edward.L. Do- leuey, international petroleum finan-" cier and operator, quietly watched Justice Adolph A. Hoehliug carry out ;he legal formalities preparatory io licking a jury of twelve men. in'-Dis- trict of Columbia supreme court. More than half the 250 seats in the ttlc courtroom were taken, by news- papermen and lawyers. Joke With Attorneys The court was called to order 10.05 a. in., Doheny and'Fall, seated behind their counsel, joked and talked with attorneys and court attaches. Harry Sinclair, oil magnate under indictment with Fall in a similar case, was represented by counsel, George EToover. The defense sprang a surprise iflieii it asked prospective jurymen if they liad read a novel by Sam- uel Hopkins Adams, which deals in. part with a governmental oil scan- dal similar .in some details to the Elk Hilla-Teapot, Dome case- The defense also asked members of the a radio address by Senator Walsh, Democrat, Montana, on the oil No Pictures Allowed. WASHINGTON, D. C., NOT. "jNo Assurance tiat the FaU-Doieny trial will be conducted with utmost dignity and decorum was given todav the feeling is beginning to become general throughout the mining set- tlement that the men perished. The "failure of signals given in the j of twelve Johnstown district defend- ants, alleged to have taken part in "a check raising scheme, began today in United States district; court, before Judge R. M. Gibson. Federal Xo. 1 breast which was opened yester- j Assistant Attorney Samuel W. Pring- dav to a response lead to thi conclusion. Despite tlie fact that Ie ls the prosecution, and breasts are connected and that driller operations would be plainly audible in any of them, there were no miners .11 of the Attorney Percy Alien Rose of Joluu- at the it; penetrated' of tiie bore Itole when breast late yester- its work during the ensuing year. jmine It is customery to end the roll call j ou Tlinnkstriving day, but because of j an insufficiency of volunteer workers, j it is imperative that more time be! devoted to the effort and it will be continued for at least a week longer. In the meantime ail are urged to re- spond so that the chapter can formu- late its plans fur tho year's activities. PARKED IN FIRE ZONE. Three arrests wore made by ilie police en tlie charge of parking in a lire zone. Thomas Harrington was arrested at MAS .Sunday morning. G, L. Freet at Saturday evening and Harry Beer- lishts were into the breasts and signals flashed down but these failed to luring a response. Al- .so miners shouted down the SO-foot liole without being answered by any- thing but the echoes. Despite this fact, the officials of the company are determined (Continued on Page 24.) man at !l.'2r> this morn in sr. Kach fur- r.ished security for a hearing. FEDERAL JUDGESHIP SALARIES BILL IMPORTANT IN CONGRESS By DAVID LAWRENCE. (Copyright, by Altoona Mirror.) X. D. C.. Xov. Although the emphasis in the next ses- sion of congress will probably be on taxation and farm relief, there is one" of the federal judiciary havo The finishing touches are gradually beiuET put upon tilings about the new City" hall. The floor of the mayor's ofiice was this morning covered with a very nice rug that harmonizes with the rest of the furnishings in the room. Sash curtains ham also been placed on town, the defense.- The- defendants are Charles F. sqn, broker, Johnstown; ilrs. Martha V. Jones, cashier, Holsopple bank, HoJs- opple Pa.. William J. ilooney, mana- ger, Keystone Beverage company j John H. Coonev, real estate agent; Don P. Simpson, president, Downtown Home Builders. Inc.j Fred F. Sprlngle and W. H. C. Springel, contractors; F. S. Shunian, promoter; Frank-J. Gabriel near-beer manufacturer; Harry J. Walters, track driver; John Eisen- berg. huckster, nnd Samuel Silvermai. j truck driver, all of Johnstown. CnrlA.Hincs, jr., a government ac- countant, who checked up operations of the defendants, as the chief witness. There are five indictments and twen- ty counts. In the first indictment all defendants are charged with using the mails in a scheme to defraud. The other four indictments charge viola- tion of tlie federal reserve banking law and name Mrs. Jones, Wilson, Simpson, Cooney, Walters, Gabriel and Moonev. Tile "indictments alleged that llrs, Jones, cashier of the Holsopple bank, was chief actor in the scheme that in- volved twenty-five banks in ilie Johns- town district. It is alleged that Jones met tho defendants daily in Wilson's office and planned ways an-1 means to the bank uit the cheek with him, his ofiJce'being ils cd on" the first floor, along Twelfth! of the furnishings, particularly QIRL VISITOR IS SHOT including of tho council chamber, by Justice Adolph A. in banning photographers in; the coiirt- iom. Hochling will permit no unseemly tactics by attorneys and the-trial will not be any more melodramatic thaa the law allows- Flashlight, motion and other pictures are forbidden in the entire "courthouse, as well aa the courtroom. SALE OF RAILROAD TO BRING REORGANIZATION BU7TE, Mont., Nov. Chi- cago, Milwaukee ard St. Paul railway today was sold at public auction to Kobert T. Swaine and Donald C. Swatland, representing the reorganiza- tion managers. Kuhn, Loeb and com- pany and the National City Company of New York, for Immediately after the property was struck off to them, the bidders as- signed their bid to the Chicago, Mil- waukee and Pacific Kailroad company, by which name the company will be kiiown hereafter. Reorganization of the system and lifting of the receivership which began 1025, was foreseen as i luting of March IS, suit of the sale. A Teorgauization plan, designed to effect complete financial rehabilitation of the road, was submitted for court approval simultaneously with tic sale. devoted tiiomselvcs to their positions J have not yet arrived. A large table FIVE PERSONS DEAD IN APARTMENTJHOUSE FIRE LOS AXGELE3, Calif., Nov. Fire swept the Itaugely apartments here early today, causing panic among seventy guests and taking a toll of at least rive lives. The blaze was discovered shprtlv after 3 a. m. by Officer E. J. Coltas, who entered tho building and spread tlie alarm. Dressed only in night will be placed on the platform, carry- :-------.1 .1.. as ja tjie Ojj j measure which will attract attention tojwivate_liiti. without thought entering commer- cial life later on find lionce cannot make up in later years what other ndminis-! City hull, tratlve officials recoup when they retire The window? have not yet been sub- ing out tho same almost from the start. It is the bill in- j tended to raise tht salaries of federal It is not unusual for lawyers to re1- eive as a sinjrli fee in one case before jected to u linal cleaning and there are many odds and ends of the work to be done before the building will be turned as :i com- indigos wliich failed of passage in more than twice over to the eommUsioncr 1 taa much as the salary ot the judges pleted structure. i i -i-i ..i. i _ i" __ i -i-1. i _ i __... .._. -i TO DEATH BY GUNMEN! 1 dothing tho occupants of the building HKTHLEIIKM, IV, Xov. j rusliol frantically to (ire escapes for an autumobile ride, Helen other exits. Bolamf 25. M" Jacksonville. Flu., Several persons were Hurt jumping was shot "to death by three gunmen windows the ground be- invaded tlie home of Mrs. Dolan j at fluutown. where she ilast night. PIG WOMAN HAS RELAPSE. JKUSEV CITY, X. J., Xov. hots around the house, tlu-y leu in nn- CHILD BURNS HAND. WiUium Carter, axed 7 inonlli? 1121 Kijrhth avenue, was tin rs inM> W011" rmilL j federal judiciary, tlie insk of selecting I moil who arc in tho one hand nblo snow tUivrus When it is considered that tho ilent tliQ'United Stat.cs receives hnvvors and who would consent to Mcroy hospital dispensary ,morn- j000 and that cabinet ollicors received ing for burns of llio right liana snf- the retaliation between the fiTOd when tlie cliil-1 touched a small heating V-o his home. serve ;is a feiierul has not grown any easier. Some of tho proponents uie ncaimion aw contending tliAt it ia un- executive and judicial branches coordinate, it is contended that the1 (Continned on Pngo 21.) WEATHER FORECAST. D. U Nov. IVIKI wit ii tonight and Tuesday. Marnier tonight, (.wider Tuesday. East- ern Partly cloudy to- night mid Tuesday; slightly night; moderais to fresh sontlv west winds. Attorney the for Helen to finish "J. l.hc. "8h.t men entered. asked them what tliey wntitcd nnd they j treated at tlie said ihey wero looking fVjr the 'bu toona he R07 nnd started throwing tilings around ir? and looked onr- V-itoni. -We heard shooting 1 nnd when they lina' I wo found Hole, on her bcd.'r and ?cnt t> EDITOR DROPS DEAD. Term., Nov. hooting Mnoiu-y, t'.litdr of tho, .Hy left j C'oninicivial .Appeal, dropped 1 today. Mfinpliii dead here ;