Greenville Record Argus, April 24, 1928

Greenville Record Argus

April 24, 1928

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Record-Argus, The (Newspaper) - April 24, 1928, Greenville, Pennsylvania EVENING RECORD Stoneboro Citizen EIGHTIETH 97 THE RECORD ARGUS JAMESTOWN COMPLKTK ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT APRIL 1928 MARKET REPORTS NEWS OF THE WORLD ESTABLISHED LANE TO LEAVE STEWART TELLS PROBERS OF LIBERTY BOND DEAlj STATE WENT Discloses How He Was to Re ceive OneFourth of Profits of Continental PAID IN LIBERTY BONDS MADE TRUST Senate Committee Unravels Much Important Informa tion from Company By Associated Press April chairman of the board of the Standard Oil company of testified before the Senate Teapot Dome committee that he was award ed a onefourth shore of the profits of the Continental Trading company of even though be had pro tested that he did not want the Stewart said president of the him pack ages of Liberty Bonds at times totaling Previously he had decided to set up a trust fund and place one half of the securities each to the credit of the Sinclair Crude Oil company and the Standard Oil of The oil who is under Indict ment fortmce having refused to answer committee agreed at the outset to reply to any queries directed at said he turned over the to Roy a itax expert for the who was to act as trustee for the These bonds remained In the vaults of the Standard Oil company Indiana until last Stewart When I got to Chicago that day from I called in the di rectors of the company and Barnett and had the box I explained the whole transaction to the directors and they decided that the bonds should be turned over to the Sinclair Crude OH Purchasing The Purchasing company ia owned Jointly by the Standard of Indiana and the Sinclair Consolidated Oil It bought half of the oil the Continental obtained from the late Humphines of This oil was later turned back to the Sinclair and Standard companies at a profit of 25 cents a although Stewart guaranteed the Continentals along with Sinclair and Stewart said that as the coupons fell due Barnett clipped them and he Primaries Have Light Early Vote Little Balloting Occurs in Vi cinity This with Total at Noon Under With leas than a total of 300 yotes cast In Greenville at noon tho balloting was believed to have been the lightest ever to come In a presi dential year primary In this The turning of a brlght morningInto one with snowclouds hovering1 over the landscape is believed to have had some effect on the early and consequently the afternoon will see a flourish of late Annually the morning vote has shown a at noon today It could not be definitely ascertained whether the vote would be extreme ly or merely under the average RfERCEK ENTHUSES Tho election ljj Mercer today was enlivened by 500 school children who paraded about the polls asking voters to support the bond issue for a new school and gymnasium and audi as had been expected past few during the FLOOD RAGES IN SOUTHERN STATESTODAY Five Different Sections Report Torrential Streams Dam age April banks In parts of the six southern states had vanished today beneath spring torrents that snot toward a crest almost overnight to isolate scores of towns and and cause millions of dollars Mis Arkansas and Tennessee felt the scourge of rising waters in the order with Florida pro ary the since the death of sonting the most serious flood spec Senator has shown leanings tacle in the evacuation of toward half a dozen Republican Molo than six hundred residents fled By Associated Press With presidential primaries on to days political calendar In three states and the territory of the fight In Ohio for delegates to the Republican convention held chief largely because of Its bear Ing on Herbert Hoovers Due to a lack of the ballot ng in Pennsylvania and Massa chusetts attracted less In Ohio one slate of 51 delegates is pledged to the Commerce Secre TO HUNT FISHERMEN April parties prepared today to hunt for William and Calvin Zer of who have been missing since last Thurs when they left on a fish Ing trip up tho Allegheny No word has been re ceived from them They were last seen In a boat Thurs day presidential Lowden and The Democratic organization slate of 48 delegates In Ohio is committed to former Senator Atlee Pomereno for first It had opposition in only two Pennsylvania will have unlnstruct ed delegations of 79 delegates ot Kansas City and 76 at while the Republican delegates from Massachusetts will number 39 and the Democrats Only a few con tests were to be settled today at the polls in either Although Alaskans will have no vote for president in the Republicans in the territory resorted including Hurriedly as tho Choctawhatchle Valley Inundation caught them al most They received food and shelter at 60 miles Partial reports from isolated areas showed that four persons had met death a school girl who step ped on a livo wire at Bradenton and three Negroes who perish ed in Panther The tor rent today had demoralized railway and highway and uprooted thousands of acres of spring Georgia appeared to have borne the brunt of Cordele re ported four railroads Into Florida and Alabama paralyzed and all to the primary system to select ther highways two delegates to Kansas City with and a half Inches of rain tho Democrats going through the formality of ratifying a slate of six pledged to support In addition to the four party conventions were on the days schedule to complete the Oklahoma Republican delegation of to de signate the same number of dele gates from Kansas to the Democra tic convention and to provide for the selection of the Republlcai tion of nine from April was a contest in primaries today the Pennsylvania for delegatcsat cashed turning over an equal amount of other Liberty I have never had those bonds in my Stewart I as sume they must have been connect ed with the Continental Trading Did you ever receive any evi dence of an Interest in the Continen tal Trading company asked Sena tor of Not a Stewart Handed deposit slips of his ac Stewart said they were not indicative of anything regarding coupons from tho Continental One deposit slip was for which was the interest on of Did you have any other first Lib erty bonds the coupons of which would have mado up the difference asked Chairman I had many Liberty Stew aro I bought some of cv ory beginning in Did you have any 3 12 percent Ubnrty bonds when you mado tho dfposlt in 1922 Stewart was unable to recall He said the might not have been Continental bond Nye then called attention that there was a like deposit in Decem ber 1923 and asked an That may have been Just an in stance that might occur to he I want to advise you that we have the coupons deposited in the Continental and Commercial Nat ional bankby you in 1923 and that somft of them are from Continental I Senator Walsh That may well Stewart re I have nothingwith which to refresh my recollection on these Now I wont to help the committee all I can in this matter and I have here a list of the num bers of the bonds that were turned JCcnticueU oft Page 6 to BarnettlarEe to the Houston convention be tween supporters of Governor Smith as a presidential candidate and those opposed to the 13 candidates for the eight eight were sup ported by friends of Smith and four of the remaining mive were backed by opponents of the New York execu There was no opposition to the Re publican organizations slate for who go to Kansas City Senator David of Pitts was opposed for renominatlon by William a Harrisburg hotel and the William a Philadelphia Negro William of was unopposed for the Democratic nomination for Tho major parties each will name 72 district delegates to their national In sumo districts there were particularly among tho In the 15th comprising five counties in the northeast corner of the Representative Louis was opposed by Cornelia Brycc wlfo of the former Both con ducted spirited In ho Seventh tho Grrmantown section of former May or Hampton sought to wrest the Republican nomination from Representative George Dar Ralph chiropodist and orthepwlie specialist who is a recent graduate of Illinois College of Chlr of and now has an office In Sandy will be In Greenville from 9 to 5 at the Hotel each Can re lieve you of your foot Call 505 for a24202S Dance at Hartitown Century every Tuesday and a24lx fell at now in five and at eight and one fourth inches fell in 24 hours Syl voster reported high way and railroad damage the Ocmul gee river was one and a half feet above flood stage at Macon Moul trie reported the worst rain in 30 while Polham counted tornado At Flint river had risen fivo and a half feet and was approaching 35foot At utilities plants were strug gling to repair and the water supply at Mliledgeville was Many Alabama W1LSONCALLS VARE REQUEST UNREASONABLE Letter to Committee Charges Philadelphian with Embar rassing By Associated Profit April opposition to tho request of William Vare for a recount of 81 counties by his Democratic Wll Hum In the 1926 Pennsyl vania senatorial race which is un der was mode today by Wil son in a letter to tho Senate Elec tions Wilson charged in his answer to Vares petition for a recount of bal lots In the 31 counties that the pro posal is not filed In good faith or with tho wish to ascertain the but solely for tho purpose of em barrassing the contestant Wilson COUNCIL HAS Alan Avenue to Be Ashed as Relief Detour Around Busi ness Section of SETTLE DETAILS IN PAVING OP MAIN Seek States Cooperation in Employing Local Labor on All Work Done Alan connecting South Race street past Packard Park to College will bo graded and made Into an ash road in the near through a decision made by the borough council last Council decided to accept an offer made by tho Bessemer railroad through chief In a letter addressed to tho Qroen vlllo Chamber The railroad offered to furnish HO Burns Fatal to Woman Victim Ralph Thompson Dies Last Night as Result of In juries The burns received by Ida Belle wife ol Ralph of 25 West Main street at her home Sunday prov ed fatal to the who died In tho QrconvlllQ hospital at ip oclock last night from the effects of her who was aged was Wellknown and large circle of possessed a The tragedy of her death has settled upon tno surrounding The fatal accident occurred Sun day morning at about when Thompson was alone In her andwalked past an open Her clothing became Ignit and In she ran from the A Jj selsi od a rug In an effort to extinguish tho and butonly after the wcximn had boon severely burned In practically every part of her She was taken to the Greenville where examination showed and preventing a due and proper consideration of this The Senate committee is now lit tle more than half way through Its task of counting ballots in tho six counties carried by Varo and chal lenged by The letter de clared if the recount of 31 addition al counties asked by Vare Is allowed it cannot be completed at this ses sion and it was doubtful if it could be terminated before tho end of the short session next Wilson further states Varo charg es no fraud fn the vote in the 81 additional counties but merely an irregularity in the voting He complains that Vare Is not specific in his An early meeting of the elections subcommittee In charge of the con will be called by Chairman to act on Varos lated and three towns wore iso passenger trains were near Mont the reported that the Tallapoosa had risen feet and was surging A Chatta hoochio river bridge under con struction at was washed Several hundred persons were reported driven from their homes at when two creeks spread over tho All roads in Southern Alabama were practically impassable while several houses were levelled by a storm between Monroevllle and Pot In Mississippi tho Pearl river had risen to feet near and was flooding low aroas of tho The Tombigbee was 28 feet and still rising at with lowland crops Northwestern Florida and ern Alabama damage was estimated by authorities at around whllo from isolated came word that roads and bridges were washed and crops in that territory lost to tho extent of about At half tho fruit crop was reported From bags of sand had been shipped into east ern Arkansas for emergency work on levees The Ouachita was threat ening South Arkansas with slight in while the Arkansas had flooded lowlands near Port Authorities were hopeful that the recession of flood except In would be an rapid UH was their but thu crfHt In many should nut ruuchuil mil 11 McKAY SPEAKER AT LIONS DINNER Kiwanis President Discusses Value of Service Clubs to Their LIONS BIG RADIO HOUR president of the Greenville Kiwanis was tho speaker at the dinner meeting of tho Wons club in Hotel last He said that tho service clubs held great possibilities for good In tho community and told tho that all must do service in fact as well as in name to Justify their ex brought fraternal greet ings from his McKay recounted the many natural advantages of Greenville and jtold his audience that every member of all the service clubs should be boosters for the homo Ho said that they should all be mem bers of the Chamber of Commerce and giving their aid to its efforts to promote the community In business tmd Special announcement was made to 40 cars of ashes free of jsho wtts ln a orltlcal arid which would be switched not to Funeral services aro to bo hold from hor late home In 25 West Main Thursday with Interment In tho Shenango Valley cost to the coal tipple of the Green ville Coal and loo The coal company offered tho use of their tipple for per whereas tho usual charge Is per Tho bor ough Is to grade tho avenue and widen It to 18 and place the ashes at Its own Even nt that the saving will be according to Borough Engineer Clarke who stated that ashes wore now selling for about a It Is expected that about two cars per day could be handled from the Tho offer was made by the railroad through tho efforts of tho Chamber of who carried on the ne gotiations The Chamber will also erect a sign at Water and Main streets Best route to Con neaut Lake and points The ashing will not only furnish CAPAN0 CASE JURY Capano was found guilty of arson the Jury this afternoon oiit about a half April trlftl of Frank Farrelli ed with arson In connection with the bombing of tho residence of tha for mer Fred was com a route to through but will oluded MoLaughry thin also provide a way for fire imornlnB when tho cose was given to tus to reach the West Side should tho Jury beforethe noon ro In Courtroom tho case of Margaret Friend of GroonvIIlo on an immoral conduct charge was also giv en to tho Jury Just before Whon the state rested In tho sec any of tho Bessemer railroad cross ings be PARK COMMISSION Council voted to glvo for use in repairing Packard provided the school board donated a sum and I tho Packard Park which functioned In a satisfactory manner last year In caring for the was Tho Park commission waa made up of representatives from u tho school parochial TobrUnry 1U2B defense i Chargo Frank of Farroll attempted arson In of tho of TAX REVISION DOWNWARD IS AGREED UPON Republican Tax Committee Concurs in Effort to Reach Treasurys April downward of tho House tax reduction bill to wan decided upon today toy the Republi can majority of the Senate fflance Tho program was laid before the committee by Chairman Smoot on behalf of tho Republicans who have a majority of ll to 0 on the Tho who are urging a took it under consideration and an other mooting will bo held Thurs when tbo majority group ex poots to revise the bill as proposed The Republican program follows Reduction oB tho corporation tax from 18 13 to 18 13 per in1 revenue Repeal of tha automobile Kopeal of tho estate RELIEF SI Advices Today Say TakeOff for New York GREAT WEtCOME WK GIVEN BY AMEI Raging Gale Holds Both men and Its Relief Shii Revision of the surtax rates on Incomes between and loss Increase in the exemption corporations from to Increase in the exemption i Repeal ot cereal bevorajjtosy 10jw Tho protrwn thftfloW provisionto corporation tax jto apply rttroocttvoly In Incomes for the taxable year lit does provf tho proposed out should apply years Income and whlcri last bis this eon the turn of to Individual payers on this years The Republicans also decided to re store the full rate of ton per cent on club dues which the House voted to out in saving in re ductions under tho House The jrogrom also restores the full rate of per cent asked on transfers of tho fence and In other improve Tho offer was made whon athletic and graduate uthlotlc man appeared before council repre senting tho college and the school They reported that they do slred to complete additional sections of the running track this as well as repair the fence where it Is badly Both the high school and the college are planning a more active season in track this Work on tho track was begun last and It Is hoped to have a com pletely cindered quurtermllo trade In the next few TO STOP STREET DISPLAYS Preliminary steps were taken to prohibit displays of merchandise on testimony tho attempted arson to warrant the case being submitted to tho The motion wan over To substantiate tho charge of at tempted arson In connection with thp bombing of tho home of tho for mer several witnesses In cluding Chief Jack Slez Ick and County Detective Sam Ley shock testified to finding a burning rug on tho veranda ot tho Fish homo after tho and also that tho floor boards were charred by the burning Tho examination of tho wit nesses which was conducted by jumln was Tho testimony waa the Kamo as that used in tho first trial when Cnp ano waa charged with bombing and attempted and found tho boroughs sidewalks in front of was grunted on a now trial when Tho secretary was Court ruled that the bombing to prepare an ordinance repealing of an important radio progrnm ncxtlarl old ordinance which orlvon rricr night under auspirirs of International designed to en tortain the who aro the CHpni ial of The purpose of tho aw an nounced by International is to give an entertainment of distinction to tho blind people of America number ing approximately to focus niblio attention upon tho welfaxo of chants the right to display merchan dise on three fnet of tho walk In front of their Thu ordi nance is to bo effective throughout tho TO KNCIX3RI3 H7SWKK A movo which will bo highly ac ohargo was barred by the statue ot Tho feature witnesses wero Siun and Expofllto and their who testified to tho securing of tho dynamlto from Tim latter at tho time wan employed in the limestone quarry at and visited at the TCxpo J blind and to awaken public I specifications and odvcrtlKo for ma oonsclousnens of tho Incstlmablu tcrlals to encloHo in concrete the coptablo to rosldontH of the homo on as ho was at Camp addition waa taken whon tho tho tlmo keeping company with a was ordered to prepare nleco of tho Jto testified April final curtain has fallen for Milwau kees famous German Stock Com pany after 76 years of play produc tion at the Pabst Follow ing alterations the theater will be for the legitimate drama in that Capano had repeatedly asked him to secure the dynamite for value of eyesight and the necessity open ditch or sower on York that he finally agreed to do of preventing unnecessary la expected will reI He said he had brought 6 or 8 sticks Hove some of tho high water the Exposlto home and had bios which residents there to Exposlto to give to Cap and will also beautify tho The program is to bo broadcast from the platform of Fyrla and will In heard over ahd other strUIurm associat ed In it will bo Kin at Among the artists to be iVutund will bo Harold nationally known pianist Anne former ly Metropolitan Opera soprano Ed ward American viollniut MHt of the New York World and author of tho NIzo and John aaioclato editor of SKTTLE WEBBER Tho Webber which bBfn hanging nro for soniu Is believed to have been settled last Kxposilo corroborated the of Schivilla ua to the Cuntlnued on Page 6 Inch sower which was not sat Webber complains that lafactory to the owner who desired the pavement on North High street 250 This offer was finally made duinns large quantities of surface provided Webber would do the water Into a field which he and i work of the work to be in that the water has washed out a j spected by the borough deep gully and unfitted the field for raising The borough previous ly had ottered to give 176 feet ol 12 and would keep the catch basin Continued and tho on exchange voted to The plan Is more than Secretary Mellon the Treas uty could stand In Tho Republicans Ignored Mellons appeal for retention of the 8 per cent automobile tax which the House also voted to repeal and they cut tho corporation tax only one par cent In stead of one and a half per cnt as proposed by the Tho program also knockr oit the House provision for graduated of rates on with Incomes under Lake By colved by the nental Airways tho Bremon The message received by Cannon of the company snow waa falling and if east wind whore the toanstttiantUj a forced1 landing tea daj The BWunen put In readiness co flight to flew carried to Oreanlj by the Ford The repair taken to Greenly Inland1 intzmaurtoe apdj Ford 1 JTCni it andXprm a mlUtaryalr to reception ever accorded either by land awaits the intrepid trio Irish conquerors of the over tho PLAN MUSICAL FETE ONMAY 10 Final plans for tho intorscholastlc rnuslo contest for tho schools of Northwestern Pennsylvania wore made at a meeting of tho officers of tho association held In the Grcen High school last Tho meet IH to be held In Grovo City on May It waa dnoldod that tho band con test will bo held In the as it is Ixjllevod that most of the Interest will center in this Tho win in all of tho other contests will appear on tho evenIngs which will be held in tho Grovo City High The other events will ho held In tho and tho winners de termined Thero will be fivo tvonts Boys girls mixod baW and It Is expected that schools from all over Northwestern Pennsylvania will enter one or more of the Tho schools will divided Into two classes accuFaflrg to the uliso of the Thero will to cup for the uwBetit point wliuier In each as well as sepururte prlzea in each The two classes will compete CORINTH NOW QUAKES Cl Luncheon First Methodist Wednes day Menu Hot 16o baked 10o col Hundreds Forced to Flee Grecian City Now Beys By Associated April devaatat city of Corinth was rocked byUj more earth shocks this morning Corinthians must seek Four Greek ministers who the stricken dlsfrlBt returned and mild they considered the oltsjj ruined beyond Reconstruct tlon on the same site was considered especially since was tho second time in seventy that Corinth had been The damage was estimated at drachmas death toll was set at The government sent and two steamers to serve aa a porary refuge for tne homeless General minister of said nothing but ITS of ruins remained at K single house could be repaired thoso houses threatened collapse must be razed immed Many Corinthians dealre to elsewhere and they will be free transportation by The American Red Cross tents and medical supplied fpJT A submarine volcano like Santorm in the is to have formed in the lagoon which forms part Gulf of Tho metropolitan of the archbishop of appeal to the Greek Old Fashioned Dan At Friendship Grange Ball ;