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   Daily News, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1930, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania                              HUNTINGDON COUNTYS OWN DAILY NEWSPAPER THE DAILY NEWS STATE LIBRARY HARRISBURQ PA VOL9 HUNTINGDON PA SATURDAY DECEMBER 20 I93O FHE WEATHERi Fair Slightly Colder In East Portion Tonight Sunday Increasing Cloudiness VM1W WMBMk V NO 28O TWENTYHVE IplNCWHEN FINNISH STEAKSNiS State 200 ODD FELLOWS ATTEND MEETING AT MOUNT UNION Special Session Of Grand Lodge Held Members Inducted By Grand Officers HOLD SCHOOL OF INSTRUCTION About 200 members of the la dependent Order of Odd Fellows from all parts of Huntingdon County gathered at Mount Union on Friday December 19th to at tend the district meeting ol the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania I O O F there were also mem bers present from Fultoa and Mifflin Counties This was a special session of the Grand Lodge of the Grand jurisdiction of Pennsylvania and was held for the purpose of ad mitting those members entitled to membership in the Grand Lodge Grand Lodge officers present Tere Webster Grimm Grand Master of Doylestown Pa and Usher A Hall Grand Secretary Philadelphia Pa The Grand TVIaster appointed on his staff Howard Knepp of Mount Union Lodge Grand Cond Chester Harpster of Mapleton Lodge Grand Marshall Elmer Hetrick rlount Union Lodge Deputy Grand Master John A Bard of Orbisonia Lodge Grand Warden George W Morgan Mount Union Lodge Grand Chaplain J K It inger of Alexandria Lodge Grand Guard Brother Park Three Springs Lodge Grand Herald There were about twenty mem bers of the order received the Past Grand degree and were then admitted to membership in the1 Grand Lodge The Grand Master and Grand Secretary condu ted aschool of for the benefit of the members present In the var ious activities of the independent Order of Odd Fellows The sta tistics quoted by the Grand Master in his talk shows the I O O F carrying a membership on the continent of North America of 2500000 the annual relief tor members of the order runs well into the millions of dollars It is a recognized fact that Odd Fellow lodges have become estab lished factors in their communi tiees as much so as schools churches etc Grand Master Grimm acting as Master of cere monies called on the following member as the order who gave short but mighty interesting WOMAN GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER onduct Special Session Of HEARS INSIDE STORY OF Tom Mixs Wife Asks Divorce I Camden N J Dec McClyment 19 Philadel phia was found guilty of man slaughter by a jury in county court here last nigrbit Mercy was recommended by the jury of seven women and five men Miss McClyment was on trial on a charge of murder in connec tion with the killing of Edward Nicholson in a farmhouse near Blackwood two months ago I Judge Samuel M Shay prej he would pronounceUUsentence j PROBE OF FUNDS Fellowship porum Editor Tells Nye Probers G O P Committeeman Paid For Literature uary firSt Jan TO PAY BILLS EDUCATION BETTER THAN ARM OF LAW WICKERSHAM Chairman Of Enforcement Commission Believes In Moral Suasion Of Observance Washington Dec gloved hand rather than the mailed fist is regarded by Chair man George W Wickersham of method of curbing lawlessness These views of the chairman were made available today at the commission offices in the form of I addresses he had delivered before I various groups in recent months Itwas said that chairmans views remain so far as known those outlined In his speeches Two years of study by the com missions experts has supplied dsta convincing Wickersham that while crime apparentlyis increas ing the American public would respond to education for law ob servance in much better spirit than to current law enforcement measures In marked contrast to the United States 10year effort to enforce prohibition Wickersham cites the record of England By C WILSON Press Staff Correspondent Washington Dec gress approached holiday ad journment today with politically sensational revelations flowing from the Nye Campaign Investi gating committees hearing Charles I Stengle editor of a farm paper published from the plant of the Fellowship Forum here has informed the commit tee that Robert H Lucas execu tive director of the Republican National committee last summer sought secretly to discredit a member of his own party Senator George W Norris with Nebraska Republicans Lucas was summoned to ap pear before the committee today Stengle says Lucas ordered and paid in cash for pamphlets repre with Tammany Hall an ally of the wet cause and as more of a Democrat than a Republican Norris is a veteran Republican He is one of the Insurgent Pro gressive western group Years ago Norris then a member of the House led the fight which ended the caristic domination which Speaker Joseph G Cannon He brought his insurgency with him tothe Senate andIn 1928 announced he would support Governor Alfred E Smith for President against Herbert Hoover because he agreed more nearly with Smiths views on hydroelec tric power than with the views of Mr Hoover One of the pamphlets alleged wheer drunkenness has been Iy for by Executive Director greatly reduced by educational and circulated in Nebraska efforts England also regulates i showed a bar room scene with a saloon hours but Wickersham hungry child and its tipsy father said he regards education of the i Over the cartoon appeared Al on his finger IAJLESSAY ANNOUNCED Meeting Of Standing Stone Chapter Held Friday Afternoon of prohibition talks on the line of work of the He into the value order m which they are recogwas attempted sized leaders Grand Secretary I believe that in large meas Tjsher A Hall of Philadelphia I observance of the law be brought about by education and ne regards education of the i er me cartoon appeared Al public in the evils of excessive SmithJohn Raskob Idea of Har drinking as the mainstay of its Piness and beneath Senator program Norris Supported It From enactment of the Volj Stengle identified this and stead act reliance was placed i publications as having been tesses upon the power of the govern1 T ment to compel by imposition of i penalties general observance of the law Wickersham said No of education of the pub The regular meeting of the Standing Stone Chapter Daugh ters of the American Revolution was held Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs Edgar A Geyer when Miss Mary Taylor and Jlrs Harriet Forbes assisted as hos printed on Lucas order His revelation of thesource of the funds apparently amazed his lis teners Senator Nye Repn N D said later he had no sus picion Lucas would be involved although he thought some lesser Republican figure might be re vealed as sponsor of the anti Norris 1 i teratu re From employes of the plant Nye could learn only that the The annual Prize Essay Com mittee announced that the sub fret for the essay this year would be Music In Colonial Only high school students are eligible to this contest which usually arouses a great deal of interest among them The annual contributions of the Chapter were made to the Huntingdon Orphans Home Kate Duncan Smith D A R School R Industrial wuuu uy euucation anu V HuntlnSdon County Persuasion rather than by force and a member of Hartslog Lodge and harsh penalties Not force Springs Lodge John A Bard of education matter i had been shipped to the cami tute Pennsylvania State Forest Secretary of Orbfceuia TP Wfrfc ODservance paign headquarters in Lincoln t JIrsA B van Ormer read L Weaver of Mt HorLodVp nf t isI not i Neb w E Stebbins who wellchosen story of the Yuletide Cassvllle George w woSaS that onlv Norris in the primary i entitled Candles In The Forest Trustee of Mount Union VJU i readv committee members fn appropriate program of music the sanction of pressed an employewitness i was then given under the direc Livj Stengle came forward He said tion of Miss Margaretta Robb change j I obtained that order from i assisted by Mrs Arley Cassldy Ingdon ss Rev Herrits Minister of the M B Church of Three Springs W Q Blatt of Mount union Lodge Members from Ful ton and MifQin counties lodges Music for the evening was furnished by the Mount Union Pep Orchestra made np of bovs from the Mount Union High School Band and was a rery Pleasing feature of the evening Kefreshments were served by the Lodge Refreshment committee popwittee on arrangementa wr this special session of the urana Lodge and the entertainment were W Morgan Orris E park and o r Price ana developments custom Part of the of asra habits the and Still Receiving to the increasing rr Investigation revealed that there ar has of more than half pages a million and a Lucas placed j and Mr Donald Johnson the copy He paid of the p cash I placed the order and j Mlss Bertha Africa Mrs E L told Lucas I would book it In the i JIanSesMrs William Banks name of John M Fetters the j Mlss Ethel Free and Mrs Stengles revelation he said I sociai hour as passed wag made in the intend of i refreshments truth although it compels S by the were mission show the added an increase in Intoxication and liouor iaw i i tions of 161 per cent in 88 rmf he joined In the ten rears 10kesjtional Committee last Arrests for InSSStlo and 2 was law infractions Increased S1cceed Senator times more than Burned the for robbery mors after Huston ivj j my heart showed the Lucas Other bill to have been the Na summer stood he law violations rti I times for traffic Orphans Home Funds slxteen times in crime solicitation for of the Hunting The yearly funds in behalf don Orphans Home is still in money is com drive usually ex tends only during Thanksgiving week but this year the was not reached and it decided to continue it over Christinas Mail or bring your contributfons to Mr Clarence Shock treasurer Huntingdon Pa Emory W Hunt Released As Bucknell President Philadelphia Dec 20 The 3oard of Trustees ol Bucknell released President William Hunt from the presidency of the University at us own request following the enuannual meeting of the board kt the Union League today greater than crease some months Lucas and the National headquarters are linked directly with the effort to beatNorris it may bring other charges from restive progressives who objected strenuously to Hus ton At least one other of the western progressive group was informed during the primary campaign that the Republican or ganization contemplated opposi tion to htm The disclosure ap parently annoyed the Senator in volved and the Lucas incident may prompt him to public dis cussion with potentially startling results Majority leader Watwm com mented merely that Lucas would be here today to speak for him self i Chairman Fess refused to re ceive reporters to discuss the incident but sent word he didnt know anything about it The committee hearing took lace while the Senate was pressed by legislative Injured Probably Fatally Blast Wrecks Home Chicago Dec chil dren were killed and their mother seriously Injured when an explo the roof off a one story building today and started a nre that destroyed all but the walls of the structure CONGRESS TODAY Considers receding from ft amendments to the Unemployment Emergency bill Nye committee questions Exe cutive Director Lucas of the Re publican Nationalcommittee re gardingthe Nebraska AntiNorris Banking Currency com mittee meets to consider the calendar Resume consideration Confer ees report on Em ployment Relief bill DROUGHT BILL READY FOR Money Will Be Lent To Farmers To Buy Seeds And Food For Stock RED TAPE CUT IN HURRYING BILL Washington Dec The drought relief bill carrying an appropriation of for the relief of drought striken areas of southern southwestern and had middlewestern states was made ready for President Hoovers sig nature ioday It was engrossed during the night after the Senate adopted the 11 ft I I conference report on the measure fill I last evening Speaker Nicholas Longworth the House and vicej 17 IV 1 ri President Curtis presiding officer A III A N of the Senate will formally affix their signatures immediately when those bodies convene A special messenger bad been assigned this morning to carry the official copy of the bill from the capitol to the White House immed iately after it is formally signed by the presiding officers of the tivo houses The bill should be on the Pres idents desk by early afternoon and may be signed before night The President has arranged to cut red tape in that it will not be submit ted to the departments concerned as usually is done with such a measure for their report before formal signature Conderation delay thus will be avoided meantime theDepart ment of Agriculture has made Wreck Stolen Auto Morganza Pa Dec Pennsylvania police were searching today for three young men who escaped from the training school here last night and then wrecked an auto mobile near ConneUsville Henry Kizma 18 Pittsburgh Lulfe 19 Kittanning and Clifford Mason19 Bethlehem are the escaped prisoners ac j cording to school authorities Canonsburg police resorted the youths stole an automobile owned by Tony Mastrangelo Oanonsburg at midnight Word was received today that the auto mobile had been wrecked near Connellsville and that the trio abandoned it ready to proceed with distribution of the fund appropriated Thedepartment explained that its relief activities will be confined entirely to the making of loans to farmers on the recommendation of BRETHREN CHURCH TWO JWRAMS Morning And Evening Enter tainments To Be Given By Sunday School Two Christmas programs will be presented in the Church of the Brethren tomorrow In the morn ing at a m the Juniors and Intermediates of the Sunday School will give a program and in the evening at oclock a pag eant Shepherds Vision will be presented The following Is the program for the morning Prelude orchestra opening tiie Angels audience Scripiffre reading and short prayers six girls song The Story of the inter mediate choir exercise Low In a Juniors reading The Shepherds Bldon Craik VESSELS COLLIDE IN HEAVY FOG TODAY OFF LESSOR ISLAND Hydroplanes Of Danish Navy Assist Ships I n Rescuing Passengers BOAT SANK IN THREE MINUTES Copenhagen Dec 20 UP Fifteen passengers and ten mem bers of the crew of the Finish steamer Oberon were missing to day after the vessel sank in a col lision with the Finish steamer Areturus Four passengers and 32 of the crew were saved Tie collision occurred in a heavy off Lesso Island The Oberon sank m three minutes An earlier report of the captain of the Arcturus to the local agents of the vessel expressed the fear that between 33 and 45 pas Six hydroplanes of the Danish navy were instructed to assist in lifted8 W SS as the fbg Several of the Oberons passen 6 beUeVed to be Britten ahP f but was able to assist in rescue TheBothenburg naval radio station reported that two boats eluding the Swedish gunboat 3000 First reports received j jti itic J crmjf i ill tzllila if fin OL tjnri y committees in each farm communExercise Three boys tv nnn i IrparfiTio A Christmas Story Beula w inepper Dramatization livestock and fertilizer Helens Intermediates The numbers that constitute the pageant are as follows Chorus Oh Little Tswn of choir Scripture read ing and prayer pastor Vocal Solo Each farmer will be required to present proof that the money to be paid in installments is uced for the purpose specified Quick action on the loan applica tions is expected and MADDEN AT NEWLOCATION Chevrolet Sales Room And Service Department On Penn Street Madden andDetwiler Chevrolet dealerswho were formerly locat ed at Seventh and Mifflin streets have openedtheir new salesroom on Pennstreet opposite the Un ion National Bank building Thesales room bas been recent ly remodeled toaccommodate threerars besides parts and the accessory department and offices Theentrancewhich is located in the reur canbereached either on Penn Allegheny street The servicedepartment which is locatedin thegarase formerly i knownasthe Patton Garage has been remodeled to take care of the body shop and service department The arrangement of the service department affords safe and easv drought relief machinery set existing up 3 Auto Accidents On State Road Between Theres a Song in the Mrs Paul R Yoder The Shepherds song Glory to God in the Angels Shepherds Depart for Bethlehem Song Holy Night Peaceful Angels Angel Pantomime Beth bagels Vhat passengTrr boats chert or An accurate ech or the missing was belipvert impossible until the Delleved London Dec British steamer Glendsrry 1060 tons jlehem Chorus the Christ choir Behold Proces Mapleton Mt Union Gifts to the Christ Child Shepherds Wise automobile accidents ocMen GrouP of Pilgrims Rich Man Laborer Princess Sage A Little Child Youth and Two auomobile accidents oc curred on the William Penn high way between Mapleton and Mount Union last evening Ephraim Hurwitz and William Hammond both of Mount Union driving east in a Whippet coach and A C Shaw of Pittsburgh a representative of the Ford Motor Company driving a new Ford coupe figured in a collision what is commonly known as Jones Beautlful Rocks The Pittsburgh driver at tempted to run around another car and was too close for him and the Mount Union car was too close for him to successfully get around Mr Hurwitz suffered a laceration of the head and Ham mond had the ligaments torn loose from the third finger of the left hand Sha was uninjured Maid Chorus Take My Life and Let It Choir Shepherd Soy Gives his Life in Service Jack English Chorus It Came Upon the Mid night Choir Message of the Angel Pauline Shinn Leader of Gift Bearers Message Jane Geh rett offering song Theres a Gift Bearers Chorus Just As I Am Thine Own Continued on Page Two P 0 CHRISTMAS RUSH IS NOW ON easv anaTT was uninjured CODSidera Mailing Earty Ha Relieved collison v steamer Hewortb off coast last night The crew of the Glenderry transferred to the Heworth was shghtly damaged in the board bow The Heworth tons proceeded to Yarmouth Officers Arrest Man Soliciting Funds For Worthy Poor Family County Detective Oliver Par gon ana Chief of Po fee D L SreSd mertf Much Mail Congestion At Huntingdon e over our former location It damaged theintentionof this company In I At 8 oclock last tea receive a hearth Inw sponse by the people of Hunt ingdon and vicinity to the fe as In the service department student uest for christmis mai1 nhf stuaents m Philadel1 ing at the Huntingdon post PitfVu homes in I tne Postmaster Fred E Pittsburgh figured m a collision Etnier said in an interview to Botn cars were badly dmaged day and packages for foreign jurs trrove sustained an injury to j countries have been leaving the Dec ls suffered num office for the past month and announced todaV i about the body i those destined for various points i i Thi an Essex sedan in this country have been gradu Heiene Will Not Return To Carol Rome ian legation that Princess Helen of Rumania1 smornin5 an Essex sedan j In this country have been gradu had told King Carol she was unTKIfled on the slippery road bed mailed during the past ten lUSt nf il ftrAtti Homer 4 were the chii to mother Nora was rescued by Jacob Kratisek a neighbor Her injuries probably will prove fatal Physicians said The father imng collapsed when told of the tragedy The Israelsons lived in the heir notion store which one section of a huild contained three stores entire roof covered mil three tt Was littd feet by SHlMt Wndows In nearby hnildings were shattered more and willing to resume life with him The announcement made after the Giorhale DTtalia had pub JKhed an interview with a mem ber of the Rumanian court sUt Ing that King Carol would not seek annulment of the divorce v oeo i IUCMJCU uuring iue post ten just east of Mill Creek and crashed j days so that no special rush was into a telephone pole The name f experienced by the poatomce em of the owner could not be learned but the car was damaged to the ex tem of possibly damage King Carol received some months ago a letter from Prin cess Heiene requesting him not Weather Forecast For Week Of Dec 22 F U4IJ4 ilUl to take action for annulment of Washington Dec 20The hef M ihe WM nwilllng feather Bureau today lssHed that they resume life together following forecasts for awt Recent United Press dispatches from Bucharest said Princess Heiene would leave Rumania about Christmas time to live abroad possibly In France where Carol lived during his exila She got a divorce from him before he returned to Bucharest to seiie the throne from his soa ywn jLue name uj cue imaium of the owner could not be learned Payees until today when pack hut jj ages began to pour in at a lively rate Several additional em ployees have been taken on in order to dispatch the mall promptly and to aid in deliveries over town Yesterday 10000 letters were cancelled through the machine in the postoftce and a year ago on the same date 18000 were can celled The business this year will be considerably lower thsn last year There is a decided fallingoff in parcel post packages It Is expected that Monday will be the big Christmas day at the Huntingdon postoffice Post master Etnier today estimated that 25000 letters will c and Atlantic states Snow over north and rain or snow over south portion early P Wednesday or Thursday and again toward end of week Moderately cold over north portion early part of charge der raise pretense The item in yesterdays Dailv Aews requesting persons to be Attjis solicitors for Thursday andria and obtained about under pretense that it was for a family named Houck who were in destitute circumstances Yes terday Price came to Huntingdon to continue his solicitations for the Houcks He visited approxi mately fifty homes in Hunting don and our citizens were very generous No family by the name of Houck resides in the commu nity for which thefunds were being solicited Tbe officers learned that a man was soliciting in Hunting don and they caught Price in the act of soliciting He represented himself as Benjamin Smith This morning he was taken before Justice of the Peace James Kelly and in default of bail was committed to the county Jail to await next term of court Coated Franklin Pa Dec ways In 10 counties of North western Pennsylvania are coated with ice district engineer T C Frame of the State Highway DepaYtment said today Frame cautioned motorists to drive carefully More than 200 men with fifty light trucks are placing cinders on the hills and curves he said Minister Dies Altoona Pa Dec 20 Rev Dr J E Irvine retired Presby terian minister died at his here today after a long   

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