Altoona Mirror, December 24, 1928, Page 21

Altoona Mirror

December 24, 1928

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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - December 24, 1928, Altoona, Pennsylvania THE ALTOONA DAV, DECEMBER 24, 1928 11 pttfflf CAK (NfflHRS INCREASE Automobile Association Hears of "Projects Dealing With Registration Fees and Other In State. (Special 10 Alwona Mirror WASHINGTON, .IV Dec. warning is sounded to motor' car own- Pennsylvania to be on. guard against possible of-taxation at the forthcoming session of-the state legialature by the American Automo- bile It has information, it says, that sev- eral propositions dealing with registi-a- gas taxes and personal levies presented to the lawmaking body. If past experience counts for anything, some of those increased tmr- derja" will be imposed on' car owners in the opinion of the association, Purmg the past ten yeais. it is claimed, taxes (of Pennsylvania car owtiers have increased 257'per cent. A reduction federal. is de- clained to have already been wiped out, so "far as the individual taxpajei is concerned, :of state.'and local'Imposts 'The tremendous rise in. the motor vehicle taxes, in. the past few years been a: great alarm to but they are ntj longer content to sit supinely by watch an ever increas ing burden without an equal gain m the benefits Ofte reason -why tfte motorist has been singled out for gross discrimi nation accoiding to association 'is.'.the ease'with wltich- levies on them may be laid and collected The gas u-s. ia regarded as a ravorite method of-in- creaalng. state revenue, and the ten- Best Cattle Pickers flio three lads in cento? of tills group the. best livestock In the United States. 'They Tliey won this honor at' the Internutlnnul livestock cxpoailloii in Chicago where against tennis from nil over tJic The group consists of left to ntht Paul G Adams Ilvcstotk spcciallsi of thij OUlfihoma A, M. College, Gaines Goiirley, Russell Ynh Busklrk, AfK. county, Okia., iiffent and coach. Pennsylvania and other states is .said to fhave ward higher -and higher It is pointed out to cai owners that they have the political strength to put a stop to the mounting' cost of opeia tibri'anuV they are urge'd by the asso elation to protect their interests by making known .their disapproval of nil new. tax bills that will be offered to the general" assembly CAtl, THE PIPEIl. PABIS, Dec. is said to be conducting a icampaign against a new rat menace. The new species, to invado that country have black eyes, white bodies and brown ears and tails. PLANS FORMED TO REDUCE IDLENESS Railroad and Steel Company Heads Make Valuable-'Sug- gestions to Senate Commit- tee on Labor. ommlttee is amassing a largo amount information on employment condl- iona from employers and others, and Senator James chairman, 'eclares ft. report which 'wlH be made to with a-recommenda- ion for1 v i" be he most .comnr'eheneive ever, ore a It isdndicated that before a report'ls vrltten- Hrefli'dant-elect' rHoovei- asked to make .suggestions -iolnt to a solution of tfto .iloyment problem '.and riowns of .indiJStry-generally. (Copyright, 1828, by Altoona WASHINGTON, D. Dec. bilizatton of industry, that workers have a guarantee of steady em- ployment, was. hailed by two import- ant Pennsylvania employes as a par- tial solution of the. labor problem in testimony' given by them before tho senate. committee on labor, which is endeavoring to worlc out a plan of pre- venting or reducing involuntary idle- ness, T, Loree, general manager of the Delaware and Hudson railroad, and President J. M, Larlcin of the Bethle- hem Steel company, declared their cor- porations had adopted the stabilization plan and had found it to be a "money- saver.1' Mr. -Loree stated that during the last six years' the Delaware and Hudson had discharged only flfty men, who were young. Old men are retained be- cause they are to exert a fine influence ori'youriger workers, although be slowing dowji in efficiency, declared Mr. Loree. Not only the workers, but communi- ties which are dependent on their wages for their prosperity, are inter- ested In keeping employment at a fair- ly uniform level, said Mr. Larkin. When large numbera of workers are laid: off, temporarily or "permanently, it exeats a bad effect upon the com- munity that is affected, .lie asserted, Business-men most always suffer as much'as do the.-workers themselves, and for that, reason the Bethlehem .head contended they should be con- cerned with any program that tended to mitigate their .With little public notice the senate NEWS FROM CENTRE AND CLEARFIEtD COUNTIES SHJTPSBURG the ycai now rawing, itp Philipsbprg, had' ad fires, though the-litemcn d to .alarma and .extinguished, nany fires that might have becpme ioua eonilagratlpns 'top-d een leas prompt or less efficient. department, comprising Reliance and Hope companies, has reflected the apable chief, WiUiS N. Zeltler, f9r An- ther yWr, at the largest mooting1 in he history.-of the late .William H, of the Morrladale Coal: com- mny was one of the financial f the first bras'! band oreraniaed In this fifty yeara ago or The William F. Gable Go. For Quick Clearance Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday Drastic Reductions On Fur Coats Selling Practically at Cost A and Less i Tan Caracul with Fox Pony Sport Coats with Fox Collar............ Kid Caracul with Fox Collar.................. Susliki with self trim.............., Dress Coats of to Swagger Coats of Sporty Coats of Calfskin, self Coney Sport Coat............................... American Wombats Selected Skins Raccoon Coats For Sports '265 Golden Muskrat, black and tan Northern Seal Civet Cat Beige Caracul with fox to Northern Seal with smart collar and cuffs of Russian Fitch Golden Muskrat and American Broadtail Coats Silver straightline with aelf trim, Northern Seal with collars and cuffs of natural Less Luxurious coats of Jap Mink with self trim, Jap Mink with large fox Hudson Seal Coats with Kolinsky collar and Delightful dress coat of natural Exceptionally fine coat of genuine Beautiful coat of soft mole with self trim, Hudson .Seal coat, straightline, self collar and Smart sport coat of sturdy raccoon GABLE'S lllh AVENUE FLOOR Older residents of the com- munity wore' reminded longer. munity were reminded of1 this early musical organization through" an- nouncement of'the death the other, day in Philadelphia of W. A. 71, a successful building: city.' Wlgtom brought Welker. to Mor- UBdale from Shamokin to become the band's flrat drummer; He .Was'given a good position so that ho ivouM be available as a drummer when the band made its appeal ances at political meet- ings, Wigton being an active Hepubli can and piesldent oC the party club Welkei lived hele for yeais his de- motion to his duties and progeasion and Because of giatifylng progress being made ty students Prof Charles Rock- well, director of music at Phillpsburg publid schooli was given a gold piece bj the membeis of the school band and the school 'orchestra as-a Christmas gift. Presentation wag made at a pub- lic entertainment conducted by the high school, at which addresses lauda- tory oC the music branch -were made by Prof. H. O. Grain, supervising- principal and P. B. Ehremleld, high school head. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Wi GOODITEM.OWS 1818 Jlth Avenue iff To friends, Patrons and Everyone We Extend- the Season's Greetings Livingston's Bakery x x x x (Baked with Potatoes) 400 IJexineton Avenue The William E Gable Co. After-Christinas Sale WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY Pre-Inventory Prices! Noteworthy Values! Coats for Dress and Sports Dress coats of broadcloth and suedecloth Sport coats of novelty tweeds Parisian silhouette and trims Furred with long and short-haired furs Regular Regular Coats..... Regular Regular Other 'coats from to Smart Frocks for Sports for Travel for Afternoon of Jersey, Satin, Flat Crepe, Georgette Plain Colors and Prints 4 8 Values Values to O.50 12 16 .50 Values to Values to GABLE'S llln AVBNUE SECOND FLOOR ;