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   Clearfield Progress, The (Newspaper) - January 25, 1928, Clearfield, Pennsylvania                               CLEARF OGRESS goow ud eoldtr tonight fair with riitaf on Drivers i Before Jan. 1 Be Prosecuted; PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 25 Bluett in the crimmal of the manic ipal court here application of Attorney, Runm, d.cided that persons j with operating automobiles er th-> influence c-f intoxieat- prior to January 1st can not ,secuted. r f I Bluett, who was speaker t. the state house of representatives su ,f Crime, and j the -Responsible when he made his ruling DEFENSE GETS RESPITE in three other cases. By ARTHUR I N S. Staff Correspondent COURTROOM, LOS ANGELES, CAL., Jan. 26. trial of William Edward Hickman for the kid- and murder of Marion Parker 3C was adjourned until 2 o'clock this afternoon when defense counsel to disqualify Superior Judge Carios S. Hardy from presiding over for Hickman, in an af- A worn to by the confessed- charged that Judge id and could not give a fair and impartial ludee Hardy ordered the recess in the defense motion e bad-time to leave chief de- fense counsel, sprang to his feet and declared.the defense was ready to go t0TM? dedarationyby Walsh was in- terpreted by attorneys in the court to defense proceed before a judge other than Phased with his brief I the sudden turn of affairs, broadly as he was] jirtrnom to be taken Sck to above. LOS ANGELES, Cal. Jan. The bleak day of judgment for Wil- lie Edward Hickman has come Already the long shadow of the hangman's gibbet reached his cell as naping and murder of the oia fate of the "killer Fox hangs by a slender thread." His slim MRS. SUNDAY NAMEDJN fidavit sw kidnaper-ki A Hardy was defend] V trail- Judge H Kane Man Says Girl He in New York Station W Missing Heiress; Under Man's Influences FOLLOW OTHER TRAILS NEW YORK, Possibility that Smith, missing may be the ous looking times her age Jan. Frances St. John College heiress, of a "prosper- man" three out of the maze the border between sanity and insanity and yet indelibbr divides Bv his ntaa of .guilty by reason Hickman Mafte victed of thei atrocious crime. His sole defense is that he says he ofTonflkW "tips7' from all over the continent today concerning the case. The latest clue is being- thoroughly investigated by police here. It was furnished by Charles L. Smart, of Kane, Pa., and lends support to a j theory previouslj setjforth_that the j girl is under the injpenceW some stronger mind. Smart told of seeing the girl he believes is Miss Smith in the Penn- sylvania station here. His attention was attracted to her companion, Smart said, by the man's "bulbous saw the girl approach the in- formation said Smart. She had all the-appearances of icnne- ment and wealth. She was accom- panied by a man who might have- been 55 or GO years old. "I noticed the man particulaily be- cause his appearance. He had an exceptionally large nose of the bul- bous he was very stew faced and decisive. He seemed to hava the girl awed, and when he told her to stand by the inf miiation booth until he returned she appeared ingtles Jguinsl her lusb ncJ, CJiome STWEPOLIM SEASON OFF! W IEREDINW Flying Grandma Desperate Dope Fiends Are Still At Large DETROIT, Jan. 25 f or Securing Signa- ___ on Petitions; Many Important Offices to Be Filled This YeW CAPITOL HILLIS BUZZING By S. I. NEIMAN (I N. S. Staff Correspondent) HARR1SBURG, Jan. vania's political season officially ushered in today. From the far corners of Penn's Woods came the hue and cry of partisan politics as an army of wort- ers took the tield-primarfly to seek signatures on nominating buWefly to lay the ground-work for multitude of campaigns. Today was the first date for secur- ing the signatures on petitions wluen are to be filed with the secretary of the commonwealth. At least one and possibly two .United States senators, 36' of congress, 25 state senators, one member of the state superior court, 208 state an general, state treasurer and delegates to both majority national party conven- ticns are to be named at the_ April primaries and November election. Around Capitol Hill, dozed peacefully thiough the fall am w.nter, a swaim of politwa goaaip. From the two senatorial camps announcements were expected which arc to determine the trend of the entire campaign. Senator-elect William S. Vare, of 'Tr i-i it.. nni> SHOW GREAT Roll Call Fell Short of Ouoki Over Last Nurw M i'v A" o- mllu- U, t vi ft'J'l'I to to hci (She in K1WANIANS HEAR FULL DISCUSSION OF LOCAL TAXATION President A. DlUgler of Board ReveaU Inequalitien In Asuenament Vatualiimi. The financial situation as reganin the borough schools voiy ably were" at large following l-ak from tht Hmwood branch of the county ja 1. Ihe stdrcn centered in the vicinity of Jackson and Lansing where, accoidmg to a rrport to state police, an armed band j VirinnnnPfl 51 Beccaria Township Constable Seeks Redress For Assault By Deputy Sheriffs Philadelphia, held the key to one iangled problem. Temporarily barred from his seat in the senate and facing possible expulsion there was the ever-present possibility the Phtla- may force the issue by re- signing and rc-entcrmg the lists for the seat thus vacated. Republican State Slate ference between right whence lured Marion Parker away from her school and tortured her to On Page Six) SPEED IN DOING WORK OF PAN-AMERICAN MEET few bteps toward the Union branch station, but nasmy returned. In about seven minutes the man returned and took the girl toward the taxi stand, l followed and saw them get into a cab and drive away. This was about 5 o'clock in the afternoon. "Despite her evident lear, the girl still showed every evidence of reime- ment and good breding, and she was extremely that the Smith girl do no Police orders to "shoot to kill" were peated throughout the state as the set'ich for the narcotic addicts and peddlers ctntinued today. 120 MEMBERS AND GUESTS AT BANQUET OF WOMAN'S CLUB State College Librarian Tells Need of Cultivating Taste For Read- ing and Supplying Books The annual banouet of the Woman's Club was held last night in the Dime- ling hotel ball room, with an atten- dance of about 120 members and The'tables were beautifully decor- ated, the club colois, gold and white II1C i presented to the Kiwanis Club at their meeting last at the Jordan Hotel. Chairman Danny Ix-fflei of the pub- lic affairs committee hud charge of the meeting and in introducing Preni- dent A. D. Biglor of the CleartU-ld school board, went over Ihe situation as it applies to the of the borough. He stated that the in.-omc from taxation was vmugeted by the borough councilmen and that tne in- come from all sources, while it met the budget, was not large enough to the borough it should be. __ employ a number of watchmen or it was tacitly deputy sheriffs at the Irvona Coal and h that the Republican administra- lami P y Irvona, wders favor a slate to include I I ing Service JUNIOR WORKERS Reports of the annual roll rail, tho nursing service, production commit tee work, Junior activities, and SIMS ial tanks of the OlearfleUI chapter 'the American Red dunnir do- past are given herewith pr eai. the loial diapUir'a (wcord IK commendable one and the follow-in; will prove n rvvolation many as to the extent of thi- woik done' through I benevolent mr-nrv Although the toll call fell In short of the quota irueti the Chairman V C. FiendlwiK executive committee aie mmb pleased tho reiult The goal watt misled b.v about 4tK> men bers, but the chapter was increaxed by almoct JMNI previous year. Holt 
                            

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