Indiana Evening Gazette, July 17, 1933

Indiana Evening Gazette

July 17, 1933

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Indiana Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - July 17, 1933, Indiana, Pennsylvania TNI U W g A H EII Generally fair today and lonior not much change In tempera lure the official word oc the weatherprognostlcators for this section of the state Dont forget the drawing fof t hi tho nilf Theatre tftti 4 nlng at oclock TUe Economy Day Jn Indiana wai success Walt for August t VOLUME 27S EIGHT PAGES INDIANA PENNSYLVANIA MONDAY JULY 17 TELEPHONE 500501 TWO CENTS A Leaves on Globe Circling Flight LITHUANIANS DEAD POST IN MOSCO vL Young Flyers Crash In Ahead Of Reco BANKER SAFE POLICE LOOKING FOR KIDNAP LAIR Luer Family Deny Ran sorn Paid Altho Son Is Said to Have Put 000 in Bills Over Cem etery Fence ALTON July De partrhent of justice agents and po lice today narrowed their search for the kidnapers hideout where Aug ust Luer 77 Alton banker was held captive five days in a small brick dungeon until ransom negotiations were completed The aged banker told authorities the lair was within three hours ride by automobile from his home here Released yesterday Luer after a long rest revealed that he was kept prisoner in the underground dun geon which was too small to allow him to stand erect He used a sack stuffed with grass for a pillow and slept on bare bricks Although suffering from a chronic heart ailment and a delicate condi tion which required a strict diet abductors fed their captive ham sandwiches and oranges during the five days Members of the bankers family denied emphatically that any ran som was paid but reports persisted that in small bills had been given the abductors to effect Lucrs It was reported that the victims youngest son Carl Luer pushed the ransom money over a cemetery wall some 20 miles from Alton At least one of the five letters sent by the kidnapers during the ransom negotiations was delivered through the mails giving federal agents full jurisdiction under the new Lindbergh law passed by con gress OConncll Mystery JAMES L KIDGAL I fj S ALBANY July the family of the kidnaped John J OConnell today awaited the long anticipated break which would result in the recovery of the missing youth state police plugged ahead with their investigation with more vigor than generally had been surmised Continued on Page Two NEGROES FLYING SET FOR NEW RECORD PITTSBURGH July Expressing their hope to be the first of their race to fly across the United States two negro aviators landed in Pittsburgh today to replenish their fuel supply and then took off for Columbus Tlie flyers are C Ander son a Bryn Mawr transport pilot and Dr Albert E Forsythe Atlantic City amateur aviator The flight started from Atlantic City A stop was marie at Harris burg his morning before the brief 20minutes rest here WELFARE GROUP WANTS GRAIN SCALES The Indiana Welfare Association makes a request for a pair of gram scales A number of persons receiv ing physicians care are compelled to measure their food and it is dif ficult in many instances to do it correctly If anyone knows of a pail of such scales they will confer a distinct favor by calling Miss Wig gins at Room 23 Weamer building MONEY DRAWING AT RITZ TONIGHT Drawing tor money given away in connection with Economy Day in Indiana Satur day will ho made at the Ritz The atre this evening at lOiOO oclock Tho drawing will be in charge of BuvgesR B Hi Lichteberger and N DeWitt Ray As the coupons have the names written on them no dupi cates will be drawn Summer Clearance Group of dresses iize 14 to 44 Molly Ann Shop 275x Costs Cents To Register A Voter In Indiana County The average cost for registering each voter in Indiana for the 1932 election for Register As sessors work was cents accord ing to a tbulation just completed by the Indiana County Commissioners This tabulation also shows that the average number of voters registered per day by the assessors was 37 The average salary of each assessor in the county for this work was The assessor of Glen Campbell Borough who was 78 years old at the time of this assessment but who has since passed on registered more voters per day than any other one in thecounty His cost per register ed voter was 3s cents The highest cost for registering was in Buffington Township No 3 where an average of 11 voters were registered daily at a cost of 43 cents each Registry Assessors are allowed per day for their work by an act of the Pennsylvania legislature A couple of months ago when each assessor was notified by the Commissioners to call for his books they were told of the financial con dition of the county and asked to put in ninehour days while per forming this duty It is expected that when the as sessors books are turned in the lat ter part of this the cost of this years registration will be materially under that of last year In the table shown below there are several districts which were omitted The assessors books from which these records were taken in those districts were sealed up in the ballot boxes and could not be open ed without an order from the court The omitted districts Arm strong No 1 Center No 3 Green Nos 1 2 3 and 4 Indiana Third Ward South Mahoning Nos 1 and 2 Saltsburg and West Wheatfield No 5 o o o r 2 required to no per of per Armstrong No 2 Banks No 1 Banks No 2 Blacklick No 1 Blacklick No 2 Blairsville No 1 Blairsville No 2 Blairsville No 3 Brushvalley No 1 Brushvalley No 2 Buffington No 1 Buffington No 2 3 Burrell No 1 Burrell Burrell No 3 Canoe ffo 2 Center 1 Center No 2 Gherryhill No 1 Cherryhill No 2 Cherry Tree Conemaugh No 1 Conemaugh No 3 Creekside Glen Campbell Grant No 1 Grant No 2 Homer City Indiana No 1 Indiana No 2 Indiana No 4 Jacksonville West Miahoning North Mahoning Marion Center Montgomery Pine No 1 Pine No 2 Pine No 3 Plumville Rayno No 1 Rayne No 2 Rayne No 3 Shelocta Smicksburg Washington East Wheatfield No 1 East Wheatfield No 2 East Wheatfield No 3 West Wheatfield No 1 West Wheatfield No 2 West WheatfieJd No 3 White No 1 White No 2 YoungNo 2 Jefferson Beer Dispensers Have SaleRegulating Code Jefferson cowptys beer dispensers will one cause to com plain abou the way the beverage is Jianoled in that county it developed in Brookvillt when representatives from every licensed communityin the county met and drewup a code of ethics Temporary Chairman Eugene Cochran of Brookville made the announcement The meeting was called for the express purpose of formulating a unified set of yulag under which it is expected every dispenser in Jef ferson county will operate The strict letter of the law will be it agreed by all It was further cided that in cases where two inter pretations may be placed on the Jaw thaJTthe strictest will be obVeived The organization is not now and will not be politically active Minors will in case be served the organization declared nor will any patron be served with beer if the dispenser or any of his employr eft have any reason to believe that stronger beverages have been con sumed prior to the visit of the pa trop Dispensers will close prompt ly at midnight Saturday and noth ingwill be dispensed during the Sunday hours organisation SHAKESPEARE PLAY AT LOCAl COLLEGE The Shakespearean Players one of the best known New York com panies will appear at the Teachers College Auditorium in Macbeth The play will be given at It is paid for by the student activity fee but a few seats are available for others at fifty cents each CLYMERVISITOR AT MOODY INSTITUTE Q JJT I Paul Thompson of Clymer while in Chicago recently was a guest at the Moody Bible Institute numbers of visitors to A Century of on a daring venture in which he hoped to fly alone around the world in six days Wiley Post oneeyed Texas aviator waves farewell from the cockpit of his sleep Winnie Mae before leaving New York on his successful first leg flight to Berlin Germany Harriman Vanishes Again Apparently Suicide Bent DECLARES JEWS IN GERMANY AREJOTLAWS Deploring A m e rican Jewry Lack of Gener osity Towards Relief Rabbi Wise Tells of NonAryan Conditions PITTSBURGH July Ameri an Jewry will have to hapg its head h shame if it faijs to raise the fund which is now being ought by the German Relief Cam rnign of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee to provide a minimum of aid for the stricken ews in that land Rabbi Jonah B Vise national chairman of the fund aisinjr effort declared yesterday in in address here Rabbi Wise was he principal speaker at a confer ence of Jewish leaders from West ern Pennsylvania northern Ohio and West Virginia who met at the Concordia Club to consider plans for articipating in the drives that arc eing held throughout the country n behalf of German Jewry He an nounced that has already een raised as a result of cam aigns in two hundred and fourteen lommunities throughout the coun try The conference was arranged by a committee headed by Morris Nea man of this city and assisting him were Leo Lehman who is chairman of the Pittsburgh German Relief Campaign Mrs Saul Wm B Klee Mrs Joseph M Jackson Charles H Joseph Leonard S Le NEW YORK July Joseph W Harriman indicted bank er vanished again ly bent on suicide iv oclock this morning hie left the Regents Nursing Home ia 115 East 61st street telling his nurse He would be back in a minutes Later it was found that he boarded a cab in front of the nursing home and ordered the driver to take him to Fort Lee ferry jfct His action recalled testimroy hy Dr Smith Ely Jelliffe mental ex pert that Harrimahn had frequently spoken of a desire to go to New Jersey to get a It was as sumed that he wanted to use the gun to destroy himself Local police and Department of Justice operatives immediately set out on Harrinianfs traiJi S Dis f v i n f V A VTn ci Q T to the Tsew Jersey authorities and men were hurried to the ferry land ing on that side of the river in an effort to head the hanker off First news of the vanishing the second since Harriman was indicted for misappropriating of his banks funds came to the authori ties when Harrimans lawyers Wil liam J Donovan andGeorge S Lejs ure went to the nursing home at to confer with Harriman Informed that he had stepped out on an errand they waited a few Continued on Page Two ROUND AND PAST ELUSIVE CORNER Men of Steel Grin Cheer and Slap Backs As the Smoking Stacks Welcome Prosperity to Districts By LEO V DOLAN I N S Staff Correspondent PITTSBURGH July of rawboned products of blast furnace open hearth and slag up their sleeves gripped and strolled round and past that elusive coriier today roaring furnaces pnd smoking stacks welcomed pros perity back to the steel district There were grins and cheers backslapping and lilting melodies as these huskies returned to the they went back today at a considerably higher wage than they received when they knocked oil last week Pay increases effective at once amounting to 15 per cent sent purchasing power of approximately workers soaring upward bringing cheer alike to strawboss and worker housewife and pier chant The fattened payenvelopes go to workers in plants of Continued on Page Two Prpgress Exposition are taking oc casion to visit also the famous Bible founded by Great Lineup For The Rit Whatta a lineup of Hits Its the expression tho writer was forced to use when shown the list of pictures Manager Wallace Nordby has sche duled for movie fans at the Ritz theatre Warm weather daylight saving and other theatre bugaboos common to the summer seem to he up against pretty stiff opposition and its tho guess that the great outdoors is to have a difficult time keeping the crowds from tho Ritx when the hits begin moving across the screen Read em Today and Tuesday Charlie Rug Coiuinueil en page FORK WOUND FATALTO MAN WillianTcTBeatty 59 Dies in New Ayexan dria Home Promin ent P u n x sutawney Men Away William G Beatty farmer of near New Alexandria died in the Westmoreland Hospital Saturday afternoon as the result of a puncture wound of the abdomen received Tuesday morning Beatty supervising several farm hands in the mowing away of hay stepped too near the edge of a mow and fell to the floor below the handle of a fork penetrating his body He had been a farmer in Loyal hanna township Westmoreland county for the past 30 years and was widely known Surviving are his widow Mrs Lulu McBride Beatty a son James of Jeannetto two sisters Mrs Frank Love of Saltsburg and Mrs Harry Willsong of Clairton and two brothers Dr Robert Beatty of New Kensington and John B Beatty of Salina R D Mr Bealty admitted to the hos pital on Tuesday took a turn for the worse on Wednesday and an Continued on Page Two Activities At Airport Announcement was made Thurs day that B F Gump HildebviiiH of Armagh had leased flying rights at the Indiana airport from Hamil ton Brothers owners He has brought three planes to the airport and has alreajy started classes ii flying instruction and daily is tak ing passengers on flights over this community Drenning Hamilton one of the owners informs us that Fred Mc Kendrick of Ebensburg a nephew of Judge McKendrick of tho same city has the same privileges re Continued on Page Two if Tragedy culminated the aerial race across die Atlantic ocean tod s Captain Stephen Darius and Stanley T Girenas Lithuanian nUT ho set out irbm New York Saturday on an attempted nonstop nif o Kaunas Lithuania were found dead near Soldiri Germany wW heir plane crashed from a great height when their fuel ran out Meanwhile Wiley Post American airman attempting to set a globegirdling record unexpectedly landed in Moscow at EOT after flying from Koenigsberg East Prussia where bad weatfoSf iad forced him to land after making a recordbreaking flighVfrom fork to Berlin Post was four hours and 24 minutes ahead of the mark he Harold Gatty set on their globecircling flight two years ago Colonel and Mrs Charles A Lindbergh remained at Carwrigfl Labrador where they will probably spend most of the week inuing their survey flight in North Atlantic waters Q hicagoans Spani Ocean Successfully Found Dead in W Today with T h vin and A Leo Weil Rabbi Wise recently returned from a visit to Germany where he conferred with Jewish leaders oi bhat country and arranged with them the establishment of a Central Relief and Reconstruction Commit tee which will administer all raised in and outside of Germany Pie announced that the fund would bev used for a program l for the destitute and economically hopeless Jews of Germany He char acterized the Jew in Germany today as an outlaw and said that there were more than three million such Continued on Page Two Daringly Defying Ele ments American Ace Flyer Cutting Hours Off Schedule Reach ing Land of Soviets MOSCOW July Post hopped off at p Greenwich mean time a for Novosibirsk Siberia in continuation of his globecircling flight BY LINTON WELLS INS Staff Correspondent MOSCOW July Wiley Post American flyer who is attempting to set a new record for circling the globe brought his plane down here at Greenwich mean time a Eastern Daylight Time today after an 870mile hop from Koenigsberg East Prussia He was exactly four hours and twenty minutes ahead of the mark he and established two years ago on reaching Moscow for their recordbreaking flight around at circling the less than a week the oneeyed flier who has a robot for a companion in his monoplane Winnie Mae had in tended to fly from the East Prussian city direct to Novosibirsk Continued on Page Two BRACKEN IS HELD FOR COURT William Bracken of near Marion Center arrested afternoon after he allegedly had shot at John Best a farmer working on a farm near Dixonville pleaded guilty to a charge of pointing or discharging firearms at a preliminary hearing before Justiee oi the Peace Jay D Hill of Indiana morning He was held for court on the firearms charge and another of malicious mischief and was committed to the county jail in default of bond The information was filed by County Detective Harry E Koozer Best was raking hay on the farm of Mrs Harrie1 Pitts when a bullet fired from a woocjs across a hollow from wlere he was working fatally injured one of the horses attached to he hay rake Bracken claimed he had iired at a groundhog coun ty authorities reported BAER AND WIFE ARE RECONCILED SACRAMENTO July Baer the heavy weigh Adonis of California and pretty wife Dorothy Dunbar Wells former stage and screen actress walked arminarm to the breakfast room of a fashionable hoitel here early this morning reconciled attei several months estrangement A divorce suit pending in Sacra mento courts will be dropped imme diately they agreed Are we happy answered Mrs Baer to a reporters question Well you she said as she affac tionately kissed her smiling hus band DUPONTS ESCAPE IN GLIDER CRASH ELM1RA N July 17 INS when a glider in which they were riding crashed on a wooded mountain side near here A Felix Du Pont vicepresident ot the Du Pont de Nemours Company his son Richard 24 today re joiQed at their narrow escape the Du Fonts were attending glider meet here the elder Du Pon having offered a prize for a glider pilot making a nonstop fligh from this city to New York Suggestion Meeting There will be a Republican meet ing in Community hall Brushvalley Tuesday evening July 18 at oclock for the purpose of suggest ing candidates ior the yariou Brushvalley township oflkes voters in the district are urged tc Train at In Saturdays BuSRail story th departure time of the afternooi train was given as It shoul have been All times are CHAIR COMPANY LOSES IN FIRE UNION CITY July 17 INS for reconstructing the west wing of the Shreve Chair Company plant here were undenvay here to day following a fire and explosion which caused an estimated damage of Firemen said the blast was prob ably caused by spontaneous combus tion The entire neighborhood was rcked hy the explosion The flames roared through the threestory concrete usec forfinishing furniture and for stor age ignitingthree freight cars loac ed with chairs on a nearby siding A vacant house was also partially destroyed before the flames were brought under control 7Wrecked Plane SOLDIN Brandenburg Proyti Permany July Stephen Darius and Stanley renus native Lithuanian reside oC Chicago who set out frpmjl York Saturday morning to stop to Aunas Lithuania found dead in a woods today with their wrecked The pair had spanned tfiec successfully despite the bad veatfi into which they had headgdT caine to grief just a few their goal at a spot approximat miles from Floyd BeiT field their starting point Lack of fuel appeared tot only reason for the peared their fuel tanks were and that they had been aiming a forced landing In a wide ineajiu Only 200 yards beyond woods into which they It was indicated the flye from a great height that both were killed tnst They were identified by charts and Lithuanian news found intheirplane Danzig acting Continued on Page HOLD ESCAPED ON CHARGE OF MURD1 TWO GUNMEN SHOT AND KILLED CHICAGO July gunmen were shot and killed early today when they attempted to hold up the t Tavern Pale a beer cafe which had been robbed twice before in the last week Warned that a third raid was to be made on the resort Peter Capa dona one of the proprietors op ened fire from behind a partition with a small calibre rifle when the bandits entered with guns drawn One of the robbers was killed in stantly the other died while trying to escape Neither was iden tified BURGESS FILES FOR REELECTION With petitions already signed 700 and with as a goal Bur gess Lichteberger filed papers foi reelection this morning at the elec tion this fall Mrs Arch Repine of Pine No 3 filed a petition for registry asses sor OCEAN CITY N INS A charge of toil was lodged against John Smithes yearold vagrant death of a law he shot during a chase on Satiirtii Smith is believed to be inmates who shot their way out the state reformatory at Grant some dime ago The student Lawrence 1ml 24 employed as a letter here for the summer died In pital A second victim Mafif Johnson 26 a mail was shot under the heart critical condition Both were as they grappled with the who was fleeing from a polices Mgg V OIL PRICES ARE CONTINUING OIL CITY July Oil prices continued their adva as new schedules were posted companies here today The new advance is 15 barrel It is the largest made in many years otfcii creases have been made since 22 Previous raises in prices ten cents a barrel Prices under the new are Pennzoil Bradfo Southwest and Buckeye sohequ LISLE ST CLAIR IS SERIOUSLY 11 Lisle St Glair prominent of Reading arrived in Saturday seriously ill He il fined to his bed in the home parents Dr and Mrs John Clair of Philadelphia street Dr Biehls Foot Health Hotel Indiana Tuesday July if King Youth Gets Local Scranton School Aw Selecting a course in architectural drawing and designing Floyd King of 1115 School street has been se lected by Professor Jesso A Lubold principal of Indiana High School as the recipient of the scholarship in the International Correspondence Schools Scranton King was gradu ated from Indiana Higu School with the class of 1933 Mike Cimbalas of New Jrla has received his diploma fu aviation engineering including mathematics heat combustion according to II B George Schools representative in this district Frank Fallat of Elders received his course tricul engineering He course la ten mouths best records in the for speed but also fop ing au average ot 94 The School appreciated its youpg men or wise could not cation At present bare been J warded Indiana BOW Homer City ;