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Charleroi Mail, The (Newspaper) - November 9, 1938, Charleroi, Pennsylvania I Good When a person begins to tell white it isn't very long un- til he becomes color-blind. CHA RO ESTABLISHED JUNE NINETEEN HUNDRED The Weather Pair and continued cold. Thursday fair and warmer. Friday cloudy and warmer. Probably rain Friday night. VOLUME 133 WASHINGTON PENNSYLVANIA NOVEMBER 1938 THREE CENTS Williams. Reese Win UNOFFICIAL VOTE IN GUIBOI CHARLEROI 1 2 U. S Earle KO ........................228 202 avK K ...............................43fi 359 S 3 4 i Van Pro.................. .1 C 0 0 Path....................... 0 0 RO ........................24C 217 R ..............................41G 352 S 2 A P 1 2 Burchinal And Blooin Go Down C 0 0 To Defeat Before Democratic LiEL'TENANT Cheered R0 ....................247 By Inroads On Opposition Lcma' R ..............................404 ONE GOP WINNER IS IN FIRST DISTRICT Even in the face of a Wnsliingioii County movement back to its traditional Republicanism was .seen today. The Democratic ticket carried in Washtnjrton and Greene counties yes- terday to count out all but one Repub- lican can- dldnte for HeprCnentativc in the Gen- eral Assembly from the First Legis- lative Jin-met of Washing-ton County. Despite the defeat of George Bloom for State Senate by Albert Reed. Democratic incumbent and Wan-en C. for Congress by Char- les I. inroads on the cheered Republicans today. Asstmblyman Russell Fred- erick and his Democratic run- ning mate C. 0. defeated James T. HefT- ran and H. Earle Republican candidates. The infill in on CouniyV 1S4 precincts is as i'nl- TJ. Earle Davis GOVERNOR Jones James LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR Mundy Lewis 29.122 SEC. INTERNAL AFFAIRS Logue.................. Liveiigood CONGRESS Faddis STATE SENATOR Bloom ..................30.541 District Reese Williams Heffrau Wagner District Peacock Hindnun Coulson Marino GREENE COUNTY of 46 out of Faddis volmg in Washington County wns surprising in view of a Demo- cratic lend of in registration in Washington County. Indications were thnt the Democratic lead would he reduced to well under Thnt Attorneys BurcTitnnl and Bloom v.i n so well sur- prising in view of the fact tlmt the Democratic eimdidnles held n trntion lead of upproximMely in the district composed of Washing- ton Greene Counties. Striking trains wore made by the Republicans in some districts in Washincton County hut in the min- ing Ji.iti-icJ..- tlu Ivoiiii ir. numerous instances was especially in the mining districts where ranks held firm despite the de- pressed condition of the industry during the past year. The vote in the rural districts ap- proached a against poli- cies of the Earle al- Ihoujrh the number of ballots in some districts was light in view of the apparent deep interest in the elec- tion in others. Comiinrison of returns from both districts with the lolaH on registra- tions of volers show major pains were made by the Republican party yesterday. Tn the first where at least one and possibly both Republican AB- in PnKf SPECIALS From now unlit Cluistmns. Ma- chinetess permanent waves S3 f-0. Also NEW MILKPAK FACIALS containing MICK AND LIVE YEAST give your complexion rl-e FRESH LOVELTN'KSS OF YOUTH Rejrnlarly ROK'S IlFATITY Thone fifil. -M3 MeKean Avenue. Gr Pasnick. S 3 3 Pl................................ 2 a Careathers. C 0 SECRETARY. INTERNAL 4 4 D. RO .....................248 R ................401 S -3 P 2 RO .................36J R .......................402 352 D ...............................224 199 R ..............................440 363 REPRESENTATIVE. Reese. D ................................218 1SG D .......................233 ISC HcflYan. R ...........................377 319 Wanner. R ...........................425 364 267 321 5 1 1 277 323 1 1 282 300 4 2 1 283 H 3 270 323 276 317 2S3 256 295 318 310 253 3 0 2 0 314 250 3 0 2 31G 240 3 2 3 315 234 5 315 251 291 273 293 300 207 208 223 1 0 0 MS 208 1 1 0 303 210 1 303 4 2 297 220 295 22-1 281 1S3 238 0 347- 186- 3- 4- 1- 0- 357- 18G- 1- 3- 1- 367- 154- 6- 10- Total -1652 20 14 4 1 -1735 13 3 -1737 20 19 2G2- lliti- 194- 321- 213- 339- 329- -1C52 -163H 32 15 -1710 -1742 -1606 -1S30 -1560 -15SO Rotary Extends Veterans' Welcome1 of '17 and 'IS dined today with Charleroi Rotary club at the annual Armistice week pro- gram and every member had a soldier of the line as his guest. It was an interesting for there were many soldiers on hand and everybody talked of go- ing lei on Friday where the twentieth anniversary of the Armistice ntll be almost as joyous as the first. GIRL ANNOUNCES ENGAGEMENT-- S SAME DAY Maple Creek Girl Succumbs Cerebral Hemorrhage Last Night To 15G-------1537 196-------1817 Charleroi Gives Majority To Republican Candidates NORTH GIVES DEMOCRATS SLIGHT MAJORITY fcnator Davis Leads Earle Final 388 To 373 In Unofficial returns from the two precincts in Xorth Charleroi today indicated that the enlirc Democratic slate with the exception of United States Senator was carried by n slijrht marprin. Senator James J. Davis led Gtorjrc H. by 15 votes in the final tally. 3SS to 373. Other results Lieutenant 355. Secretary of Internal truc. Livelihood. 851. Representative in dis. Rurchinal. 351. Slate 388. Representative in Assembly 301. The first precinct was dominantly Republican while the second swung the margin to the Democratic slate. Bloom For Senate Leads Wagner For Is Nest Republicans in Charleroi were elat- ed by the results of the local vote although nominees for State Senate and Assembly lost in the county a7id district. Davis and U. S. Senate and Governor car- ried the city as did Burchinal and Bloom for Congress and State Sen- ate. Earl candidate for the Assembly from the Second District received the highest vote of the four hut was defeated in the district. Democratic candidate for lieutenant and Logue on the same ticket for Secretary of In- ternal received a majority ovcr their Republican opponents'. The final results as shown by the unofficial vote in U. S. Senator Davis. R 177S D Governor James. R 1735 D 1713 Lieut. ernor Mundy. D 1737 R Secretary Internal Affairs D 1052 R INVITATIONS TO ALL EX-SERVICE MEN FORPARABE Join Up With Commander of Charleroi Post Urges For Monongabela Fete ''Come On Buddy. You are wel- come to parade with Commander Harry Hudspith of Charleroi Post No. American Le- grion wants every district ex-service man to be in the Big Parade which move through Monongahela on Friday as the District Armistice Celebration is held there. Parade time is p. m. and thst doesn't mean the local parade c-oniniittc-c advised this afternoon. want every ex-soldier to feel free to march with the Legionnaires and Charleroi opens ranks for ivar- rime said Hudspith. The noisiest most glorious Armistice since the original one schedule for next Friday n old Mon City. The Legion Post there ha3 j-erked the hood off the American eagle and he will be screaming out a rollicking- welcome to people Tragedy ended one of the happiest days in the of two district yountr people last night. Death from a cerebral suddenly ended the life of Lillian May aged 17 of Lincoln avenue as she riaile a nip to Charleroi early last evening with her fiance. John of Eslle to purchase a pajvr which yestet'day published the news of their BELLE VERNON VOTE FAVORS DEMOCRATS BELLE Nov. Democratic candidates received a majority of the votes cast in thi.s ough the l.ioporlion of -1 to The results vole being in U. S. Earte. D.. Govei- R. ilij.ili 11.1 lit Inn D. Lt.'i Lewis. Secretary Tnlcrnnl Af- D. K.. Glass- State Oaval- ennte. Asseiv- D.. D.. Hornbake. R.. Uttsf 208. NEED See Miss DiUy the Personal Finance Company. Call Charleroi 175. ITALIAN SPAGHETTI All Day Tomorrow At r-s.'sai MCKEAN AVE. Burchinal. R 1742 D 1710 Stale Senator R 1S30 Reed. D HiOfi Assembly D 15C6 Williams. D 1590 Heffran. R 1SS7 R 1S17 The vote in Charleroi was known shortly after midnight and interest was manifested on the part of many anxious to know the final resiills. A lai-ge crowd milled about tlic hi.-ajilii.il 1 tin alol i places where returns were being re- ceived until the results were known. who are expected to witness the 2 Armistice. you ''was the order of the day up around Le- jrion Home. policed up and be set for the The orders were out for Mononga- hehi is giving cash prizes and Char- leroi Post wants a crack at 'em. And. while the Legionnaires and their thousand-- of private citizens were preparing to toe the murk for a dash to the down- river town. The Monongrahela Lo- gkiii'a corner of and Thrd will hold open house for the veterans while a day- long program will be topped off by en evening Mardi Cms parade. OPERATOR OF TROLLEY CAR IS THEFT VICTIM PITTSBURGH. Xov. 9 Two yountr men held up J. W. Simp- trolley-car operator on the Lin- coln Placo-Homeville shuttle today and escaped with He told police the men boarded his car when the trolley wire became disen- pajrod. The happy ncwly announced drove to Char- leroi last evening in the young- g-irl's according in re- port. They stopped at and McKean avenue to purchase a pa- per and after reading tha article re- turned to the car and started en way. without she cried out ''Oh my head.'' She slumped at ihe side of her husband- to-be. He realized that something serious had happened and rushed her to the office of a physician. From there she was rushed to the Char- ier oi-llonessen hospital but life had to REPUBLICANS GAIN OF TWELVE GOVERNORSHIP BRITISH TO REJECT PLAN TO PARTITION REPORT Nov. British government officially announced todaj its decision to reject the plan for rhe partition of Palestine into three sepa- rate areas including independent Arab and Jewish states. The in a white paper on the long awaited Woodhead repon on also made public today declared that it had decided to con- tinue to exercise its mandate over the whole of Palestine until a better solution can be found by London among Jewish and Arab lead- ers. Fourteen Change With Two Democrats Replacing G. 0. P. Republican gains in Tuesday's gu- bernatorial races continued to mount as returns on close battles came in Today. Indications were the Republican- had made a net gain of 12 governor- ships. Fourteen governorship changed but Democrat re- placed two GOP nia and Maryland. Gov. Wilbur L- Democrat seeking a fifth Term in Connecticut joined the parade of losers on be- lated returns from Connecticut today Republican Raymond E. Baldwin ap- peared to be the with Jasper McLevy. polling a heavj vote someivhat at Cross' expense. The other 11 .Republican ap- parently certain from substantial re- A- Spragug over Henry L. Hess. Democrat. IV. Brickec over Charles Democrat. to Paae I Republicans Gain Control Of With Senate In Bal- Majority Reaches Over Earle James' Majority RETURNS FOR STATE ALMOST COMPLETE PITTSBURGH. Xnv. pre- cincts out S.05J in the State today L'. S. Davis 2.- Earle For Gcv- James Jones 413. Nov. Pennsylvania called the GOP back to the power it had before 1934 today a rising tide of election returns placed a Republican in the Governor's chair and returned his running mate TO the United States Senate. With three-fourchs of The state's HEAVY VOTE CAST THROUGH COUNTY Approximately 56.500 votes were cast in yesterday's General Election in Washington it was esti- mated today. In the Second Legis- lative close to 26.000 votes were it was on the strength of near-completed tabula- tions. Total votine strength in the county is about Turkish Dictator's Condition Is Worse ISTANBUL. Xov. condition of presi- dent-dictator of Turkey who is suf- fering from a kidney has taken a turn for the according in mi itjtiay. 5evi_-nii weeks ago Ataturk was reported near deuih. Elrama Man Overturns In Car On Cemetery voting precincts Superior Court Judge Arthur H. James and Sen. James J. Davis had rolled up an approximate 300.000 majority over the Democratic Earle-Jones slate. Both Gov. George H. Demo- cratic candidate for the and. Charles Alvin his party's choice for a successor at conceded defeat this moriung- The Republican victory was made all the more impressive by the dearth of advance impartial predictions fav- oring either side. This was a state yesterday. GOP candidates for Lieutenant- Governor and Secretary of Internal Affairs rode the victory. tide mth Ja-ntes i----- At the same time. Pennsylvania's Republican representation in the National House of Representatives appeared to have increased by at least six seats andjaossibly more as congressional returns trickled in from the 34 districts. All incumbent on the basis of unofficial were re- elected to while new as- pirants of the party took six addit- ional seals from the Democratic ma- jority. Incomplete returns on the State House showed that of 99 districts comnltlp. Republic sins had won 61- seats to 35 by Democrats. In the same seats of the present 72 TO Pttcc Slippery Cemetery Hill Is Re- Motor Police Find Monongahela's Cemetery the skid-track claimed an- other set of accordion fenders yesterday. Chip-treated n few days at the the Hill is still a merry sled-riding track for motorists who really don't want to. Latest driver to risk neck on the Crease-track was C. L. of whose car upset at u. m. yesterday after groingr into A skid. West- wood was fortunate ir. to State Moior Police who investigated. How- ever his ear was damaged to ilio extent SlOO. Doors wt-re broken and fenders accordion- with other miscellanoiiu-s m u 1 tui just mo nts w n it ii ui car no pood. Motor Polk-o declared that the Hill was slippery due to and that Wcstwood's car went out of control. The upset oc- curred on the last grade ap- proaching the crest at a point un- protected with outside guard rail. Motorists are becoming ex- tremely apprehensive of Cemo- tery Hill road because of dual danger of a slippery surface and cliff-like banks which yawn for the driver whose car mijrht ao- proach too near the edtre. Xcw that winter is nigh the Jalooi'j1 Junking jubilee will begin in earnest. When the Highway Depart- ment chip-treated an insismnY'ar.t stretch the ih-ivns wjiiied for siii'faoo work but it did not The West- wood accident is indkaiiitn of things which are to come. How- i-ver the road its features for it wouM be a dui place for some driver to commit or ttst out the turret top. Survey Shows Charleroi's IGjIndustries Turned Out Products Worth During 1937 CARD JEROME'S LYCEUM November M. H RI H RE SPAGHETTI SUPPER Prepared by Italian Chef Ohftrleroi Shamrocks I-YioHmll Team November 5 to 8 tiVlock. Admission Eagles Hull. Industrial Survey Of Cities Arid Coimty Indicates Boost In Production With an industrial production val- imtioii in of Wash- ington County showed an increase over of 14 per cent. Industrial production in IOM had value of Secretary of Internal .Affairs Thomas A. Logue declared today. Industrial facts and figures were m'ade public today following a survey of the county by the Bureau of Statistics in the Pennsylvania De- partment of Internal Affairs. Washington County had T07 in- dustrial establishments in which cmp'oymenl to wage in Txui liiif SHELLEY WILL CONDUCT GRAFT CHARGE PROBE Ruling Today By Schaeff- er Refuses Permit To Bard Nov. 9 Judge Paul X. SehaetTer today affirmed his order of last August refusing to per- mit Attorney General Guy K. Bard to supersede District Attorney Carl Shelley in conducting a grand jury investigation of the Earle adminis- tration. The nilintr. in qualified Shel- ley. Republican prosecutor of Dauph- in to proceed as the head of the inquiry into corruption charges against Gov. George II. Earle and IS The jurist handed down his formal opinion in Dauphin County Court even as Governor was wntch- iag final returns that spelled defeat for him in the nice for the United States Senate in Tuesday's election. The Attorney General's claim that Shelley has reasonable for mchiding Governor Rarle in his amended petition on graft charges has no Judjie SchuetTVr ruled. withstanding the high respect until- a total of intiustri.il employes or per cent more than the num- ber of persons employed in industry in 1P3I1. workers last year iu- pnid The male wape pny roll increased 1-1.7 per cent in 1037 over 103C while the increase in the same period in the female wajre pay- roll was 24.S per cent. Capital in- vested in the various industrial es- in Washington County males and fe- males. Combined wajres ami salaries paid by the various industrial establish- ments in Washington County in the invested capital was amounted to as compared the increase in 1037 over with a wage and salary payroll in being 7.3 per cent. Metals and of the increase in metal products the other indus- ovor 10.W being 1 per trial classes in Washington County proviso's of railroad sueet raiv T.oguo said. Salaried work-j in with a value of .eiiair shops. ers in industry iu the county last and mine and quarry products rank- ianeous Some year received while H scctiini with a value of workers paid male bituminous eoal aione having j wage workers receiving i varied jriuss aim stony o third position in the county last year with a value of jrlass boidos and jars haiin.sr been valued nt Other imiustrml in Wa.shinsrton County 1M7 these allied food j kindred leather j and rubber lumber and ks paper j ami priming industries. and the high office of lie wvoU'- mlwt the .act Immolest the I1AVK LAID AWAY ty He Laigc selection of and I'iamomh. JOHN It. SCHAFKR. JKWF.LKU PVRTV Si.ivak 7th and S-W Turbfys. t-i I oun- Toi'-c-y--. Three as door ty in gallons S'lgar-Cured drtm for the Kftrty to 4. stand
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