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   Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - September 26, 1932, Indiana, Pennsylvania                                WEATHER Fair and warmer today Tues day showers not much change in temperature is the official word of forecasters for this section of the state AN INDIANA MttWAKM THAT BVMTY MIMMIt OFTHirAMILY TCDDtl The Message of the Red exemplified by the Community campaign in being deliver You will want to listen to it VOLUME 28 EIGHT PAGES INDIANA PENNSYLVANIA MONDAY SEPTEMBER TELEPHONE 600601 TWO CENTS A i DYNAMITE WRECKS HOMER GARAG Gandhi Wins Ends His Dramatic Fast Unto Death J n NONE INJURED IN BLAST LATE ON SATURDAY Windows Shattered in Six Homes When High Explosive Was Set Off in As Yet Un known Manner NO INSURANCE A young fellow and his girl were down Main street Hornet City Saturdayevening about oclock enroute from a gathering at a friends home With one accorrt they stopped Something ominous was in the air and they looked luestioningly at each other Whats the matter they asked simultaneously Neither could answer Then came the thunderous report of an explosion boards were heard being torn apart the crunching and of window glass was dis tinctly audible There was a slight oerle blaze and then quiet almost as quiet as before The silence was broken by the opening of many doors and talk developed quickly and fastly The trail of the explosion led ti I he house of Peter Veschio occupied by the family of John Yates and there smoking ashes and debris were found on the site of the ga rage that had occupied the end oC he lot Yates said that lie had 36 sticks nf dynamite stored in the garage but was inable accurately to de termine what had caused their ex ploding He stated that a relative i the family had gone to the ga rage on an a few minutes before and had haidly returned to the house when theterrific blast the relative had lighted a match to iild his errand to the garage and had then cast it aside In some man ner the lighted matcft communicat ed the flames to some debris the James went quickly to the garage and then the inevitable occurred Mrs Campbell wife of Constable A I Campbell stated she had been looking out the window about oclock and had seen what she thought was a piece of paper burning in the vicinky of the ga rage While she was discussing the matter the explosion occurred So terrific detonation that windows within a radius of two blocks were broken in one home on Beech street 16 panes be ing shattered Coming at the hour it did many people in the vicinity feared that a real catastrophe had occurred and it was not until a per sonal investigation had been made that they were convinced that the tragedy was not a tragedy The niairsvillebound car of the Indiana Street Railway Company was rock ed by the power of the explosion It is understood that the destroy ed garage was not insured TROOPS GUARD STATE CAPITAL FROM RIOTERS Twentyfour Jailed Fol lowing Death and In jury in Renewal of Civil War in Illinois Mine Ranks MRS BORAH IS SLIGHTLY BETTER BOISE Idaho Sept IMS Mrs Mary Borah wife of United States Senator William E Borah today lost ground slightly in her battle against psittacosis or par rot Her heart action which becme normal Saturday after the injection of a specially prepared serum weak ened again last night and showed evidence of the toxic action of the disease according to a bulletin is sued by her physician Dr Ralph Falk OHIO TROUBLE SPRINGFIELD Sept Illinois state capital was gripped by a menacing tension today as police squads armed with machine guns cruised the streets guarding against recurrence of a bloody mine riot in which one man was killed and a score wounded Accused of inciting the disorder 24 men were in jail while authori ties sought to determine the origin of this latest outburst of the civil war raging within the ranks of the states mine workers The man killed in the riot was actJ ing Chief of Detectives Porter Wilf liams He was shot as he strove quell the battle between mem bers of the secessionist progressive miners of America and 300 adher ents of the United Mine Workers of America Two of the wounded men were in grave condition and may die They are Garnett Smith of Herrin and Dominick Digirpnano of Spring field Smith was suffering from three knife wounds two in the chest and one in the head Digironano had a bullet wound in the chest The riot had its genesis in a meet ing of members of United Mine Workers called to discuss reopening of the Sangamon county coal mines under the newlyadopted basic wage scale of five dollars a day Members of the Progressive foregathered in front of persuaded some of the regulars not to attend the meeting After the meeting the members of the older union began walking to their head quarters at the Leland Hotel where Acting Chief Williams had gone with Detective Fred Roerfler As they neared the hotel the shouted invectives of the rebel Continued on Page 2 HERB DOCTOR ASKS NEW TRIAL H M Allison selfstyled herb doctor Saturday morning filed a pe tition in court at Kittanning asking a new trial on charges of practicing medicine here without a license He was convicted last week in criminal court No reasons were advanced The petition was filed for argument in the November term Allison was charged with treating patients as a physician would al though a certificate held from the state medical department which has since been revoked permitted him to treat people only with massages and herbs under the supervision of an other physician Allison charged for the first treatment and for every other treatment four persons testified for the commonwealth during the trial BENNETT HORSE WINS AT GRATZTOWN Margaret Hedgewood owned by W C Bennett of Indiana won the 217 Pace at the Gratztown fair last week pacing three of the fastest heats on the track record Her times were 12 12 and Doable Double Toil And Trouble Heres A Yarn Bones That Bubble Of NEW KENINGTON1 ept 16 INS Two men were charged today with boiling a live cat dur ing a sorcery ceremony they con ducted last night under a harvest moon in an effort to end the plagues of cancer and tuberculosis The prisoners Thomas Christman and Russell Battleof were found performing incantations about a cauldron on the banks of the Alle gheny river Beneath the cauldron was a fire and in it was a brindled tomcat It was a brindled cat and it didnt get a chance to meow thrice twice or even once The hedgepig didnt whine nor did the harpier cry time but despite unfavorable conditions Thomas Christman and Russel Bat teof gathered around the cauldron for a revival of medieval Two police officers were attracted y the huge fire on the banks of the Hegheny River e found a In the cauldron stewuut smelling Both officers held their noses while Christman and Batteof explained their theory latterday medical science The cat was to be boiled until thu flesh softened and fell away from the bones Free of flesh and grisle and whitened by the boiling water the bones were to be cast upon the the Allegheny Those which floated upstream were to be Retrieved and pulverized into a paste that Christman and Batteof said would bring relief from the ravages of cancer and tubercu losis At a hearing before a justice Christman asked dismissal of the charges because there was no proof the cat was alive while stewing His argument failed because he admitted his belief that only one tabbys lives had been taken and that they had held hopes for revival of the other nine Some life was essential to this bizarre cure he admitted PUBLIC ENEMY Workers Oiling Contribution Hinges F The whole situation in a nut shell is that no holiday in giving exists this year The principle of local respon sibility still holds Unless all of us contribute as much or more than we have given before there will be un precedented suffering this win ter in our country of too much And further there will be a slowing up of the absolutely necessary work of the character building organizations which must go on hand in hand The mind must be developed as well as the physical body gtrength ened The Federal appropriation can and will be a source of added strength but we must carry on locally as in past years in order to reap the full benefit from it And it is for that purpose that the second years funds effort known as the Community Chest got under way in Indiana today to continue up to and including Friday September 30 The ini tial meeting of the executives the majors the captains and the team workers will be held in the First United PresbyUflan Church this evening at oclock There the lalst instruc tions will be given and the Chest Filling will be started Charity and Welfare organi zations and CharacterTraining associations will benefit by the results Other Human Services From the relief problem of the nation we pass to other equally important human needs and ate confronted by the truth that man does net live by bread Important and indis pensable as food is it does not supply the entire need of the people In times of distress there are always some who interpret life in terms of a single allembrac ing need In our present econ omic depression in the minds of many this need is expressed by only one All other philantropies they feel should be cast overboard If America were bankrupt all her industries and banks closed her farm lands and mineral re sources laid waste there would be no question but that rejief would be the allimportant con sideration But even the worst pessimist among us would not I believe grant these things are true It is vitally important that having decided in our minds be yond all doubt that the hungry in our country must be fed we should carefully consider those other indispensable social serv ices which niay be termed health and welfaie work Under these headings come child care health activities of all kinds characterbuilding and recreation care of the aged work with delinquents care of transients and all the other manifold services which have come to be as much a part of American life as our churches and schools A Question of Citizenship Last winter 100 cities report ed in recreation centers an increase in attendance averag ing 30 per cent Boys Clubs all over the country announced thousands of boys unable to get Continued on Page 2 ERNEST WINS SERIES FIRST Great Crowd Saw Ad Game 94 rian Lose Saturday ADRIAN Sept de feated Adrian in the first of the series of the ft P League play oft for the 1932 championship Ryba the Houston Texas league star hed the 1931 champs in check for the first six innings In the seventh the Ernest boys be gan to find his offerings and scored one run In the eighth the Adrian in field cracked perfect sacrifices by Mylant and Cardamone completely upsetting Ryba and Ernest lam basted Rybas offerings for the re mainder of the game Adrian got to Mclntyre for two runs in the second and two in the third and led Ernest 4 to 0 until the Continued on Page 2 U C T OFFICIALS HERE OCTOBER 1 Indiana Council No 598 United Commercial Travelers will have the pleasure of entertaining as its guests at the October meeting next Saturday evening the following grand officers of Pennsylvania Past Grand Counsellor H Baker Yon WilkesBarre Grand Secretary Roy R Rowles Philipsburg Grand Sen ior Counsellor WC Percy Con uellsville and Grand Executive OonimHteeuian H H Boyd ARM INJURED AS CAR IS UPSET Edward Hoffman 41 of 311 No Fifth street engineer at the Indiana Hospital was injured about a m today when his upset on the sidewalk at the intersection of arid Church streets according to a report to borough police Hoffman suffered several lacerations of the left arm and a probable fracture of the left shoulder He was taken to the hospital Borough police were told that Hoffman who had been proceeding south in Fifth street swerved his car to avoid a collision with a mach ine traveling west in Church A rear tire blew out and the car plunged over the curb and overturn ed on the sidewalk according to police REWARD FOR SCHOOL THIEVES A reward of has been offered by the ArmaghEast Wheatfield Township school board for informa tion leading to the arrest and con viction of the person or persons who broke into and robbed the Armagh school building last Wednesday night of supplies valued at more than State Police and county officers are cooperating in an investigation of the robbery but have not been able to secure a trace of the robbers or locate the stolen property Entrance was gained by forcing n basement door after which a num ber of storage rooms were ransacked and pencils stationery brooms brushes mops electrical supplies and garden were t MRS GRIMM IN SERIES STORY o Wife of Cuba Manager Once Played on Team of Girls During the coming series In ternational News Service will supply a series of articleswrit ten by Mrs Charles Grimm wife of the manager of the Cubs Mrs Giimm not only baseball players but she knows baseball having played on a girls team during her high school days and followed the game closely since her marriage to the Cubs manager Herewith the first of her articles BY MRS CHARLES GRIMM Copyright 1932 By INS and The Chicago Evening CHICAGO Sept 25 Continued on Page 2 MORGANTI CAR HERE A 1932 eightcylinder Ford coupe owned by Alfonso Morganti of 335 Church street was stolen from tha Morganti garage some time between p m yesterday and 9 a m day according to reports to Indiana police and the local detachment of the State Highway Patrol A descrip tion of the car which bears license s VN814 was broadcast over UNEMPLOYED WERE FEWER JNMI60ST Largest Decreases in Idleness in Counties of Textile Quarry and Hard Coal crease in 28 Others FEDERAL AID H ARRISBURG Sept Unemployed persons in Pennsylva nia Were fewer in number in August than in July the State De partment of Labor and Industry dis closed in figures made public today The number of unemployed drop ped from to 1 or per cent according to depart ment statistics for those two months The figures were determined by applying federal indices on unem ployment to the listed us un employed in the last census Largest decreases in idleness were in the counties1 which have seen re newed activity in the textile quarry ing and hard coal industries Offset ting these were increases in 28 oth er counties principally where soft coal is mined Federal Relief H ARRISBURG Sept to the Reconstruction Finance Corporation the requested statistics on unemployment and re lief work in Pennsylvania Gov Gif ford Pinchot declared in a letter made public today that the figures will necessarily and inevitably be The governor addressed his letter and the table of information to Atlee Pomerene chairman of the R F C board pointing out that he was fur nishing such figures merely because I wjsh to leave no Excuse for further delay inaffording adequate federal relief to He added that the letter carried the express approval of the stateemergency re lief board Corporation directors had demand ed detailed statistical information of the unemployed situation in each county and the extent of relief granted Such information was ne cessary before a loan could be ao vanced to Pennsylvania the gover nor was informed Governor Pinchot last week furnished information cov ering three of the counties and the R F C came back by granting all allotment of and specify ing it for use only in the three coun ties for which figures had been fur nished In providing additional figures covering the remaining 64 counties in the state Governor Pinchot insist ed again that the detailed statistics demanded cannot be supplied with Continued on Page 2 J LOCAL RELIGIOUS EDUCATION SCHOOL Local RelligioiiB The Indiana Community School of Leadership Training will open to morrow night in the Methodist Epis copal Church Educational Depart ment at seven oclock With a splendid corps of teachers and a fine course offered the officers of the school feel that this semester will be one of the best yet held Every teacher and officer in the Sabbath school and workers in the churches are invited to join the chool and enjoy its opportunities The program for tomorrow even ing Registration to 8 Deyotional 8 to First Period to Second Period to Pass the good word along and help put across one of the best Schools of Leadership Training In diana has ever held JAPANESE PLANE ISUNREPORTED TOKYO Sept Japanese goodwill airplane bound from Samushiro to Nome Alaska on the first leg of its flight to the United States was still unreported here at 9 a m today The newspaper Hochi Shimbum sponsor of the flight had received on word of the fliers although al most 52 hours had elapsed since they took off Japenese government officials re quested America and Russia agenc ies to search for the plane shortly after its fuel dead line was passed at 5 a m GOVERNMENT RESTS DAVIS CASE NEW YOftK Sept The government rested its case at the lottery triall of U S Senator Jcmes J Davis at a m today The G E Refrigerator requires no attention not even oiling Auto At 84 He Still Ruiu for Office Apparently theres no such thing as old age to George W Gamble above for despite his 84 years hes conducting an active political cam paign for reelection as clerk of the circuit court in Moline a post he has held for 48 years ESTATE OWES PA MILLIONS State Supreme Court Rules on Campbells Soup Inheritance PITTSBURGH Sept Pennsylvanias SupremeCourt to day decided in effect that the es tate of the late Dr John T Dor ranee of Radnor owes the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania a round In inheritance taxeBV The opinion written by Chief Justice Robert S Frazier was not unanimous Judges Kephart and Shaffer dissenting from the major ity opinion The estate left by Dr Dorrance to which New Jersey also laid tax claims totalled Dr Dorrance owner of the Campbell Soup Company lived in New Jersey until 1925 when he built a home at Radnor but also retained his New Jersey home Chief Justice Frazer held that Dr Dorrance had hisdomicile at Rad nor though the estate claimed that his home was in Cinnaminson N where he had voted aad paid taxes was appointed to an office by the governor of New Jersey became a director of the Pennsylvania Rail road and performed many other acts which New Jersey claimed held his residence in that state New Jersey already has collected a collateral inheritance tax on the estate The result of the Supreme Courts opinion not only subjects the estate to the inheritance tax of Pennsylvania but makes his estate subject to a fourmill personal pro perty tax on for the past five years In the opinion of attorneys the case will be carried through to the U S Supreme Court for final ad judication of the conflicting claims o New Jersey and Pennsylvania The decision of the Pennsylvania high court was a victory for Attor ney General Wiliam A Schnader who represented the state in its ef fort to collect the tax BIGGERSTAFFS ARE CONGRATULATED Mr and Mrs Robert Biggerstaff of Homer City arc receiving con gratulations upon the birth Sunday September 25 of a fine girl weigh ing eight and onehalf pounds The new arrival Nancy Jane and her mother who will be remembered as the former Cleda McNutt are get ting along nicely ORANGE FIRST NOURISHMENT IN 45 HO Fast in Behalf of I Forgotten Men Untouchables 1 To An End This ternoon fj M FEATURE NOTESt BY C S DeANDRADB I N S Staff POONA India Sept The dramatic fast unto dertaken by Mahatma M K in behalf of Indians fot tint to an end this noon One hour and fifteen minutes i Gandhi was informed that the tish and Indian governments approved settlement of the Hi roblem the Mathma raised his i rom his hard cot tree in the courtyard of the Ye jail and called for nourishment A glass containing two odncesfi orange juice was handed to him the superintendent of the jail thin lips curled over the rim and took into his frail and en body the first nourishment sort in more than 145 hours Only a few superintendent and the Mahmti doctor were present at the of the fast But outside of the where Gandhi threw his own life to the balance in an effort to the status of Indias depressed es thousands of Hindus sat stood in the sun overjoyed to that their holy man had eateoVi time to stave off the onrush death It was with a characteristic ture that Ganhdi brought his of selfrstaryatian noon he was informed authorities had accepted the rhent granting joint political sentation to the Hindus For hour and fifteen minutes he li his cot immovable and silent he called for food and a sudden sle of activity inside the jail ed Gandhis decision to go on to fight for the countless millions he loves Now that the Mahatma has his fast he must again submit imprisonment in the Yeravda Poona an official of the India fice told International News today When he announced his int of fasting the government Gandhi a provisional release jail He reiused however to take i vantage of this offer of temi freedom In view of the fact that release from the Yeravda jail effective only during the official said its termination ai matically reverts him to his or of pr for an indefinite period on c of leading his civil disobedience While offkials told him jestys government had accepted agreement granting joint Continued on Page 2 MISS WINTON RETURNS TO N Miss Dorothy Win ton who the summer with her mother aunt Mrs Louise and Laura M Ansley departed morning for New York City she will be connected with the sonnel department of the Wi Astoria Hotel During her Miss Winton presided at the of the organ at the Ritas attractive added feature of UM usement house Christian Workers League Tuesday eve Speaker Wm Stouppe of Craftoa j burgh Come and hear him Nine Found Out Harvest Days Are Coming Oc tober 6th To 20th The heading of this article is the correct wording of tue sentence which featured the contest conduct ed during the Fall Opening Days in Indiana There were nine win ners seven of them correct and they will receive each Two others missed one word but did not de stroy the sense of the sentence and they were awarded each The awards are payable at the office of the Chamber of Commerce The winners all from In diana follow Miss Candace Church street Austin K Drew 1018 Water T9 street Mrs I W Hammers 1310 Wft street Miss Marie Allison street Miss Eleanor K North Fihh street Mrs Ernest 630 Sixth street Mrs Margaret North street The winners Miss Nellie M Third street Iu Miss Dorothy 41 bin street   

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