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   Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - March 14, 1930, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania                                Editorial Rude Audiences Mill Hall Crossing An acoustics engineer says tlio Hound of a riveting machine Is a form ofmusic and It probably sounded that way to him if he lives dppr to learning to play the WITHIN week a local audience jgathered to hear u concert by a well known was soundly scolded by the who found himself annoyed beyond endurance by minor noises created by restless With apolo gies to those sincerely he administered a sharp rebuke to the found in every who rustle shuffle their clear their throats and whis per to friends in the next seats or in the row For a such disturb ances are little less than Most musicians consider that type 6f noise an The famous di rector of the Philadelphia orches for punctuates nearly season with a withering at on those who disrupt the sol emn silence ho desires as the back ground for the tonal beauty he is to Ho has been known to order the doors locked during half a performance in order to prevent the late entrance of delayed ar are not the only public entertainers who are bedeviled by their Speakers have a lot to bear and most of them suffer in since the plea of temperament will not protect them from the resent ment of a rebuked Plays and similar entertainments which cannot be interrupted except for the most outrageous kind of dis turbance frequently are compelled THE WEATHER i Increasing cloudiness probably followed by rain Satur day slowly rising 49TH MARCH THREE CENTS IN PENNSYLVANIA GUBERNATORIAL RACE OF GREnT CITIES SHY John Former Tombs Prison Sees Amazing Change ECHO OF LAST ELECTION Raymond Chicago So cial Contends Wet Stand Defeated Smith Mouse judiciary committee today recessed Its prohibition hearings tinlll next Wednesday after hearing mission workers of New York and Chicago uphold the prohibition laws as having Improved condl tlons The lights of New Yorks Great White Way may shine as brightly as they did a decade but there has been a big change for the bet ter under In the opin ion of John sometimes known as the Bishop of the Bow who testified in support of the eighteenth For 16 as chap lain of the Tombs has seen much of the life of those who do not down Fifth avenue In fashionable A quarter of a century as director of the Hadley to carry on in competition with Rescue Mission has afforded oppor rude and Inexcusable noises In the One of the most flagrant kinds of audiencenuisance Is the habit of late arrival at a lecture or enter Once in a while tardi ness may be but no hard timily for Amazing Change His slory loday before the com was that an amazing change had taken He as serted It was a change for the bet boiled school principal would ever Ten years ago there were M sa bellove that a excuse loons in the the next year could be offered by every one of a they dwindled to he score or more of late Only one or two of the many who slip into an auditorium after the enter tainment has begun have any really The witness told of picturesque language of McGurks Suicide the Tub of and sim ilar places on the which he sound reason gratuitous had now annoyance He said hundreds of men lived of tho for ItiHe other knew len years ago who had livei disturbances that emanatefrbtiilhb without and now had and the products of Vailhabits and poor radios as a resultof personal a1 Campaign Rudeness on the part ofJ aurtiAn echo of the last presidential eiices seems to be on the campaign was heard wlien Ray movios areto inond a Chicago social One Is never late at tho no I contended that Alfred mailer when he comes in and the j Smith had been defeated because actors of the flickering screen never he had become the countrys chief lake offense at rattling niilllfier under the in signing creaking seats or whispered cona bill repealing the New York slate FORMER LEGISLATOR A three cornered battle is in prospect for the republican nomination for governor In Pennsyl Former Governor Gifford Pinchot right will oppose Francis Sfcunk Brown center of Phi delphia and Samuel Lewis left of York Post master at May Go in Race Modtftf orfRepeal Lead First Prohibit ion Returns of Digest Poll lrom The Literary Digest Of March lan For For For State Enforcement Mollification Repeal Charles poslmastur of today said he would decide within a day so whether ho will be u candidate for lieuten ant governor as the running mate of former Governor pqmtenl Republican candidate for His depends upon whether he decides to retain or relinquish the postmastership The a former member of the Legislature Uml a staunch supporter of Pinchot dur ing the ltd tors said he had earlier decided upon his can didacy but was moved to recon sider on learning that running for the office would not be compatible with my government held under civil service Should he decide to retain tlit he he that for either be unable to enter the race for strict enforcement ihi First Report of thejLiterary Digests Prohibition Poll Indiana Iowa Kansas Minnesota Missouri Nebraska Now Jersey New York 27i5l7 1 Total PAV ISBEFd Special Meeting Hears First Reading of Act for Sur facing Street START WORK THIS YEAR Overnight Features Summary Entrance of Highway Route 105 Into City Will Be Paved With State Aid Another step Havens co operation the state highway department In Improving tho high way entrance to the city was takon by City Council Thursday evening In passing on first reading an ordi nance for the of a part of Susquehanna avenue as an exten sion of the new state highway be tween this and This action followed a like pro ceeding recently when an ordinance was adopted for the paving of Belle fonte avenue from North Jones street to the city The Susquehanna avenue ordl By Associated Press DOMESTIC hearing adjourns abruptly during argument following charge by Representative New that prominent prohibi coached Senator William candidate for Republican senatorial declares for term convict in to escape kills one guard and wounds two before he is convict State penitentiary shot by Pieman in attempt to escape Irom city cuts duty on rayon soars two miles in by Haiti of Kellogg pact brings total nations to NEW WATER LI TO FIRE HYDRUNT IN CEJP COT Council Backs Plan for 12 Inch Main To Church Street and Bellefonte Avenue New Hayes calls nance calls for the with Cathollcs to w t concrete of that thoroughfare j nesd with the construction of gutter and persecutions curb from the northwesterly city line at Sugar southeastwardly The vote for repeal the hibllion outnumbers His lie was ourren ceiitable to former Governor slraw poll on prohibl returns are so small in coin S Moat of us can bis fuirly certain of olio mid Unit is that wo shall never be in trouble for holding out a couple of thousand from our income tux a s not only of Mill Hall but of this entire I prohibition The Chicagoan argued thai the Democratic candi date hud won us many votes as he lost by the fact that he was a mem ber of the Catholic Robins said he had followed the Bull Mooso movement in I was on the progressive ship when she sailed and aboard when she went he Prohibition was described as un Taylor Not a Candidate Benson Tay are being dis tributed throughout the country to obtain a referendum on the three secretary of department of questions property and supplies and Do you favor continuance of Governor f islier for the Republl and strict enforcement of the 18lh can nomination for an amendment and Volstead law nonnces from his bed in hospital Do you favor a modification of The Literary is for a distance of about It is proposed to pavo the middle portion of the street In the width of twenty feet during the coming and the remaining por tion during 1931 and al though the work may bn completed next year If the city officials find that the finances are Cost Divided The cost is apportioned as fol ows The paving of the two and onehalf feet In and the curbing shall be paid for by the abutting property owners In front of their respective properties the middle twenty feet of the roadway shall be paved by the state tiigh a warning of caution that these way department out of the allot meat made the department la city of Lock Hawjn for road These early the maga zine interest ing ab they may are by no means to bo regarded as u sure firu indication of the polls final even the ten states involved In Atlantic Ruffu arrested on 14 Indictments charging he favored with city contracts com panies in which he was financially FOREIGN government defeats censure by naval conference results encourages of Young plan burned in Port Au commission says Borneo is more conciliatory lowards plans for pro government and i announces young here that ho will not be n candi will hope that the Public Service expression of the great advantur Commission will heed the protests olls ot tlle American made by the Mill Hull Chamber of uy wno Is vlce chairman of Commerce and other Mill Hall or tne national committee of one backed by local I thousand for law against the announced intention of m the Pennsylvania Railroad to place the watchmen at the Mill Hall crossing with flash signal llgh Signal lights are an excellent thing at crossings which arc not over busy nor particularly danger But at crossings such as those ot tho at Mill Hall and at Bellefonte avenue In this they seem The signal lights are far superior to no guarding of a but they have their dis On a bright with the sun shining directly on It Is almost impossible to tell when they are The careful mo If in will stop to but how many motorists are that careful there is always the danger that the lights will go 33 MILLION TAX REFUND FOR STEEL CORPORATION House Committee Approves Pro posal of Revenue Bureau man of the Joint commit tee of internal revenue announced today the committee had approved a tax refund of for tho United States Steel Corpora tion for the tax years 1919 and proposed by the Internal Reve nue This action brings to a close tho long controversy between the cor poration and the treasury depart HOLD BOX SOCIAL the Volstead law to permit light wines and beers Do you favor a repeal of prohibition amendment Of the total of votes re I cclved for this first Pleasing Program Marks Gathering expressed their favor for of Reformed Sunday School Class j forcement voted for m the one should bu elated or Us I couraged by Many fluctua perhaps startling may lie expected to occur in the voting before the last gun Is Every incoming mall brings a greater flock of voles to bo sorted out by our army of tally while he outgoing waves of blank ballots are still running Extraordinary public interest A pleasing program marked tho box social by tile social The ten states represented in tlio flcation and were for n meanwhile is being focused on the j poll and everything connected with Thin Is largely of of Class 10 in Lukes first returns of the poll include to the dominance of prohibition as formed Sunday taught by New New York and In this first tabulallon Kansas burning A previous national prohibition poll of considerably smaller magni tude was taken by The Literary seems to indicate a in The first tabulated stand on the dry while Now returns of that poll showed York and New Jersey show a ills votes Of these fa tincUy opposite opinion on Ilia vored strict enforcement fa William The social was held Thursday evening in Lukes Reformed Sunday School A string under the di rection of played a num ber of making a very fa vorable Impression on its first j Returns from all otborj vorod modification and public Readings were seven stales Imply a less decisive votod for repeal of the prohibition given by Miss Bstella t and Bruce Fravel and vocal solos were given by Harry Hu The members of the class joined In singing a number of class Miss Maloise Slurdevunl Dixon acted as The boxes were auctioned by Hubler and Rldgoly Holler and constituted the Former Resident Marries Announcements have been ON SIDE OE PROHIBITION Seeks Return To MassachuEntrance Was Gained By Lif t ment over assessments claimed forlcelved in this city telling of the those Hawley said the ro setts Senatorship on Un qualified Dry Platform ing Rear Window After Breaking Glass Itrlf twenty feet and the adjoining gut ters ore either Mid for the guttering and curbing ut street Property owners will be notified through the publication of the or dinance and by notice served per sonally on them in order that they may have ample time to prepare to assume their part of the lion in the paving of the for TEACHING IN SYRIA Daniel Weeks Instructor Gerard Sldon in Friends this city have re ceived an Interesting letter from a Renovo young son ot Daniel and HEUR FIGHT DETAILS flT S TIL LOWER INSURANCE RATES Inspection By Underwriters Engineer Reveals Improved Water and Fire Protection Through the efforts of the mem bers of lhe insurance bureau of tho Lock Haven Chamber of Com In convincing the fire under writers that too high a penalty was placed on insurance rates in his in view 6f the marked im provement in the water system unil the adequate equipment of the fire a material decrease In he penally put on the present rates is A new survey of Ihe conditions in Ihis city pertaining to flre pro tection was made Tuesday ami Wednesday by Beutler of an engineer of tho Underwriters Association tho middle The accompanied by Councilman Zlndel and Boyd water tested the pressure and volume of the flow of water in fire hydrants in all sections of the giving particular attention to those in the business and indus trial The dams at Me Elhatlan and Castanea were in the dimensions of the water lines on lhe different streets and an Inventory was mado of the flre including tho quantily and serviceability of Ilia hose In In testing the near the intersection hurch street and Beliefonte an import ant business a flow of only 500 gallons disclosed Ions Toll minute waa gal pour penally oC Man and Woman Both Shot at Corporal Witnesses Testify Now and u woman both shot at Corporal Brady stuto highway patrol on the cluy be was killed near here in a gun battle with store witnesses tostiliod today at the trial Irene Charles Weeks oC who I wll tllu state claims was the wo is un instructor in Guranl Institute Weeks describes the quaint streets which are covered by sec ond stories so that one walks as in a Filth and unsanitary he have In a heavy death rate while UIUHU who survive are The city Is vary how with beautiful gardens while in the the bills are covered with wild Summers art extremely hot and winters aro mild but the built of stone ind are not comfortable n rainy Weeks praises the linguistic achievements of students In that of the world and says that all j educated people there speak English and any electrical light has aifuml Probably would be formally executed not later than tomorrow and would either bo paid to the or In the form of a on its taxes for other definite time which it will burn and no longer some have hud the ex where the signal lights did not flash and found a train approaching un comfortably The only certain method of ellml nutlng grade the William Glasgow Dies May liam a leading ig grade crossing accidents IB o Tne Ph iadelnh a bar highway program of died in a hospital today after a highways over orunder the He was M Mr on busy and dangerous GIasgow many jm portant civil He also repre sented the International Organiza luni than the traffic light which is not always certain o There should we a liappy medium between the skirt that shows how homely a womens tion of the United Mine Workers of America iu some of its legal Two Cleveland Fliers Killed Pilot knees are and the one that looks Richard Bragglns and Davi1 as though something had come a both of Cleve done somewhere and let the whole were kjued n an airplane contraption slide to the arusli near Cleveland airport officials of the CurtissWrigbt Fly Ford liquor is being sold Jng Service Cause of the in Dearborn because he Is a I accident had not been What he neglected to mention is Both men were employes of the the reason for M being I Flying BuddH Oearhart of Mountain Stales Senator William Main of which Hub formerly of this Butler will seek the Republican bard IK wan burglarized to Miss Marion Burdette nomination for the office in the fall Thursday night of 890 in bill daughter of Mr and Mrs William primaries on a ol olher also of Mountain Kntrance was gamed by The newly married couple tlon to repoal of the 18th breaking a piece of glans out if are residing at that The bridegroom Is a nephew of Salmon and Miss Sarah Gear West Water unU uniuallflej support of tne and pulling back Hoovers stand on pro the window fastener or This ptijiuittud the lining of the I a textlle lni afforded easy appointed to the Senate to fill the change BOY LOSES FOOT Wheel of Freight Car Maims 12 Year Old Lad for Life Har 12 year old son of Har of Larrys suffered the amputation of his loft foot follow ing an accident which happened when the boy tried to jump aboard a moving freight train on his Tafts Sister Dies unexpired term of the lale takon tlle CH8h and way to One of the wheels 14 ln and was de 375 S8U UIUB was I passed over his chtef has received word of elie that there are more 1 nf hor P l G ae Wtts The burglar made exit thiough the he window by the death of her for the continuance of the Charlea at i8tn amendment than for Its re The death occurred he Bald in a last suiting from a heart wlu not only endorHe the when he entered his shop Tafl was informed by 118tn amendment but also the promptly reported his stead and the baby Volstead IOBB lhe Suffers Fractured Arm Mon day afternoon while hiking on themodification or mountain with several other I A further consideration given by nor will 1 take part in the splitting Franklin son of and the former senator was party reguof the Republican he broke his right I would nol embarrass f stand by the president on pro The train which figured in the accident is a local operating be tween Newbarry and Beech It had slopped at Larrys Creek whore the Injured boy was found discovurud the lying beside the l Massachusetts stale prohibition chief Haivey in at work on law laws and am against their arm near the President Hoovers ariminlstiHtlon hlhttlon without qualification Walter Johnsons Son Hurt Walter 14 year old son of the manager of the Wauhinglon Baseball had both legs broken last night when he was struck by un Physicians said tho boy might HKO be hurt in man participant In the After other wit nesses had ls scribed how a woman had fired at the Howard 15 year old school gave the first testi mony that a man hud at the The state claims the man was Cilonn Wheel automobile who will be tried Chewing gum Xoigler described the fight between Paul and his fellow Private Mooru and the When bin attention first was drawn to Corporal Zeiglur the officer was going toward a along the road and a man was following The man fired at Paul and then went back and entered the bandits which immediately was driven Other witnesses testified that a woman shot Paul after he had stopped anil that tlui lie bandits automobile had then staggered away to the polo along the Tile witnesses before Zeigler hud given no testimony that the man also had at the None of the witnesses was flwMi to Identify Hchrooder as tho woman participant in the Rome Has Many Images attracting the American visitor in Rome are the statues or pictures of und the Virgin erected in the corners of houses the A census just com pleted shows that there are such images of the Virgin and of New Type Funeral Coach The ability to remove the caskot from either side an well as from the rear of the hearse is the feature of a new Henney Nu3Way Service Fiineial which Lauer in Thursday from til in ouderto imtlon Beutler running a twelveinch line from the twelveInch main on Bald Eagle out Corning street to and at taching new flre hydrants to HIM This would Involve as it would bn necessary to excavate under tho tracks and to curve tho Proposes New Line In reporting lhe recommendations for this new con necting line at the special meeting of City Council hold Thursday Zindel declared tlio same objective could bo seen rod with fewer difficulties to by running a twelveinch line from the twelveinch main on Bald street out Liberty to street connecting with the sixinch lino on that and running an additional sixinch line up Churcli street to a point near Corning and setting three new tiro on the twelveInch line near the an other on the north side of Church street Inside the curb and other on the end of the proposed sixInch spur near Corning After some discussion Council decided by a unanimous to carry out ZIndels idea in order to reduce the insurance rate pen The cosl of lhe projecl was limited to as no funds worn appropriated for the purpose In tha Water Situation Better The Inspection disclosed a marked improvement over the con ditions in existance in this city sev eral years ago before the ilama were the tubercles re moved from the water pipes and the new twelveInch auxiliary water line was laid from Hanna street to the hill Beuller could not suy how much of a reduction in tho present penalty of 17 cents per insur ance would be allowed on the im proved as he found This will be determined by the officials of the Underwriters Association after they study his re It is to se cure a reduction of at least 5 cents in the penalty on as the en Object to Alarm System One of the exceptions is the use of the present telephone alarm system direct to the three 11 10 sta instead of the use of lire alarm even thoucii the offi cials of this city ami the heads of the flre consider tlie alarm system usd here moro more efficient limn ontlnued on Page   

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