New Castle News, July 17, 1933

New Castle News

July 17, 1933

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New Castle News (Newspaper) - July 17, 1933, New Castle, Pennsylvania NEWS PHONES 4000 Nrni.i ttt'tns To The .VC.T.I call be a passenger cnrrvtnR ship, and may hnvo been forced off Its course by stoi'ms. Pennsy Puts 300 On Longer Week Trackmen And Carpenters To Work Four-Dny Weeks; Been On Three A fnree of IK'O employes of the tnu-k and lu-UH-.e and btilldtlii! forces of the I'enns.vlvanln railroad's K. A. division will work four days eneh week instead of three hereafter. Division MiiKlneer C. K. Urlnser's of- ileo today announced. Rnllroiid official.'! said the In- crease In working time will bring' fibout i new bridge repair program und nU'l'e truck Improvements. I AT START OF FATAL HOP Cement Plant Resumes Under New Code Plan Four Operating Turns Of Six Hours Each Are Instituted FORTY NEW MEN ADDED TO FORCE Cnpt. Stephen Darius (nearest camera) and his flying companion, Stanley T. Glrcnns, at their tnke-off from New York on a non-stop flight to their native Lithuania, which ended in disaster in Germany. Divorce Action In Los Rotund Husband Of Aimee McPherson Says "Marri- age No Bed Of Roses" Says Wife Embarrassed Him By Announcing Birth Of Baby While In Paris Utitt'i-niitlonnl Nuws Service) LOS ANGELES, July at rest rumors that a Mexican di- vorco was contemplated Dnvid Hut- ton. Jr., one-time choir leader of Angelus Temple, announced he would flic suit here today to divorce Almec Somple McPherson-Huttori, the evangelist. "Married life for me has been no bed of Hutton said. Ho revealed that Attorney Jerome J, Mayo had drawn up the divorce complaint and that among other allegations would be the charge that Mrs. Hutton caused him humiliation and embarrassment by "allowing in- timate details of their married life to be publicly discussed." Hutton also will assert that Mrs. Hutton made him and his married life "ridiculous by perpetrating a hoax as to the birth of a baby, when In fact no baby was born." Sails For Home. IiE HAVRE. France, July Almee Semple McPherson Hutton, Los Angeles evangelist, and her daughter, Mrs. Roberta Smyth, sail- ed for the United States yesterday aboard th'e steamer City of Havre, enroute foi; Baltimore, International News Service learned today. The evangelist, who recently sub- mitted to nn operation in a Paris hospital, slipped awny from Paris without saying farewell to her friends. She purchased her steamer tickets here in the name of "Miss Boys Land Two Fine Bass Here Cement dam on the Big Run to- day yielded two of the finest bass caught in Lawrence county in many years, and incidentally the fish were caught with home made equipment. Pishing early this morning, Joe Moscow and John Mangina pulled out one bass measuring 18 inches in length and weighing 3Vt pounds, and another 16 inches long and weighing 2% pounds. The boys used a home made plug and some eld equipment they had. Landing the 18 inch fellow was a job and it took the two toys all their time to get him in. New Working Hours Are Es- tablished For Various Shifts At Plant Working under the new code for the cement industry has been presented, the Lehigh Portland Cement Company plant resumed operations at seven o'clock today after an idleness that has existed since last De- cember. All men who were at work in December were recalled and in addition, about 40 new employes were hired. Under the provisions of the code the cement industry works on a 42 hour per week basis, which means six hours per day, seven days per. week for .the Lehigh plant. This makes It necessary to operate the plant in four shifts of six hours each. The first shift starts at seven o'clock in the morning and works (Continued On Fagre Two) Old Timers Day Is August 16 Date For Annual Gathering At Cascade Park Is Set By Committee Daily Weather Report 1 1 U. S, wcnthcr stHhsUoji for the 24- fvrlcxl fnciluK nine o'clock incrnlnf! follow: i Maximum trmpcniturr. i Minimum trnuxTitiuiT. M. I T'redpltntlrw. mchrs. rtlvcr f'f i Stfitistu-s for UK- snmr dale n yrni' duo follow; M'iNimum trwponif HIT, H.V Minimum tpniprritHirr. 611. i'rcciplUitlon. .11 Inches. At n mcntlnp of the Old Timers Association hcki recently, plans were completed for the holding of the twenty-seventh nnmml Old Timers reunion nnd picnic at Cascade Pnrk. The decision was reached to hold this event on Wednesday, August 16. Arrangements have been com- plrtrd with the park commission for i hi- uso nf rhr park and dancing piivillon on that, dny and the as- sociation hopes lo make the event biKKrr and bL'ttei than ever. Offii'cis have been elected and rommiUpps named to carry out the tirtiuls. Tli" officers of the previous year have been ra-clected and nre follows: President, Ralph M. Campbell: vice president, O. H. P. Own: secretary and treasurer. William T. Blitz. Harrimanls Again Missing Indicted Banker Vanishes Again; Bent On Suicide Mellon And Mills Is Dismissed (Interna-tionnl News Service) j WASHINGTON, July i suit alleging income tax eva- sions by former Secretaries of the Treasury Andrew W. Mellon and Ogden L. Miils and other former treasury officials was dismissed to- day by Justice James M. Proctor In the District of Columbia supreme court. The suit was; filed by David A. Ol- son, a former senate investigator, under a statute permitting recovery of twice the amount of taxes owed to the government. Proctor sustained a demurrer by attorneys for the group, declaring that Olson's charges were vague and inaccurate and failed to make out a good cause of action. WILL' ROGERS t (.Special To The News) SANTA MONICA, Cal., July a. good, thing those Ital- ians landed in seaplanes. If they had landed on the ground, they wouldn't have had room to land lor Italians. Well, they have great cause to rejoice. You know where the idea come from, don't you? Teddy Roosevelt, when he sent the fleet around the world. There was a lot of Mussolini in that old boy. I; will bet you that this Wiley Post makes it around the world and breaks his own record. 1 would have liked to have been in there with Post instead of the robot. And I could have, if I had known as much as it does. Well, the unemployed will be coming pretty soon from the London conference. Yours, Eighteen Thousand Young Ring Neck Pheasants At Jordan Game Farm Now Eighteen thousand young ring neck pheasants are attracting a lot of visitors to the Jordan State Game Farm these days, and visitors get a chance to see the game bird from hatching to maturity, so a large batch of peeps were hatched out on Sunday and are now in the brooding houses that dot the side of one of the slope on the farm. This is th'e first year the incubator system of hatching pheasants has been tried and the results thus far, according to M. V. Warfel, superin- tendent, are slightly in excess of the results of last year with hens be- ing used. The brooders look like sil- ver mushrooms sticking out of the ground, or a collection of war time powder magazines. Here the peeps are kept until they are sufficiently developed to permit their being put in wire pens. Large Grain Crop There will be little need to buy wheat for feed this winter. Mr. War- fel has a wheat crop out in the fields that will total about 800 bushels (Contlnnaa On Two) MiNauiM IM. Auto Accident Proves Fatal To Wage Increases To Benefit Thousands In Lawrence County Await Vote In Southern States Struck By Car While Cross- ing Moravia Street On Saturday DRIVER OF CAR HELD IN CUSTODY Rev. Tyler Never Regained Consciousness After Be- ing Hit' By Car Rev. Prank William Tyler, 407 Boyles avenue, unconscious and un- identified until between 5 and 6 o'clock Saturday evening, in the New Castle hospital, after being fa- tally injured on Moravia street about o'clock Saturday morning, when hit by the .car driven by Curtis Bell, Negro, of Division street, died Sunday, July 16, at a. m. Death was due to a. fracture of the skull at the base of the brain and other injuries of the head. He remained unconscious until the end. (Oontinnefl On Two) OLICE SET OUT ON TRAIL ONCE AGAIN (BULLETIN) CrntnrnnLiorml News Service) NEW YORK, July W. Harriman, indicted banker, vanisned again bent on suicide. At 10 o'clock this morning ne left the Regents Nursing Home at 115 East 61st street, telling his nurse he would be ia a few minutes Later it was found that he boarded a cab in front of the nursing home and ordered the driver to take him to the Fort Lee Ferry. His action recalled testimony by Dr. Smith Ely Jelliffe, mental ex- pert, that Harriman had frequently spoken of a desire to go to New Jer- sey to "get a gun It was assumed that he wanted to use thfi gun to destroy himself. Local police and department of justice immediately set out on Harriman's trail. U. S. Dis- trict Attorney Medalie flashed word to the New Jersey authorities, and men were hurried to the ferry land- ing on that side of the river in an effort to head the banker off. RIEFS DEATH RECORD Willis Patterson nnd sister, of Cleveland. O.. vkiitcd relatives over the week-end. Rev. Frank William Tyler, 56, 407 Boyles avenue. Mrs. Ethel Belle Gould, 27, 4ZZ'A Neshannock avenue. Mrs. Frances P. McCamic, 81, Pa- den City, W. Va. Seth L. Moore, 83, Elissabcthtown, Pa. Mrs. Catherine E. 85, 306 South Walnut street. TAVERN OWNER SHOT CHICAGO, July several times in the abdomen by two gun- men, Al Strook, proprietor of the Jeflery tavern, today was in a criti- cal condition. Strook was ambushed outside the night club when he visit- ed the place unexpectedly at 3 a. m. RUBIO THREATENED SAN DIEGO, Cal., July police guards were stationed around the home of former President Fos- cual Ortiz Rubio of Mexico today after two threats had been made to kidnap him. The thr.eat was' made Saturday, Ruble's secretary told police. FIRE CLAIMS THREE WEST NEWTON, Pa., July 17 Three men were burned to death to- day when fire, following an explosion believed to have been caused by an oil lamp, trapped the men in a blaz- ing building near here. The dead were tentatively identi- fied as Byron Austin, 35; Harry Kramer, 35, and Harry Nichols, 45, All were unemployed mine workers. GANDHI IS REFUSED BOMBAY, July Willing- don, viceroy of India, today refused to grant the request, of Mahatma Gandhi, aged nationalist leader, for an interview leading to a settlement of the differences between the na- tionalists and the British govern- ment. SHIPBUILDING INCREASES CHESTER, Pa., July thousand employes of the Sun Ship- j building Drydock company today received a pay increase of about 10 per cent. In announcing the in- crease, John G. Pew, president of the company, predicted more em- ployment as a result of the federal government's naval program. OIL PRICES BOOSTED OIL CITY, Pa., July prices continued their advance as new schedules were posted by oil com- panies here today. The new advance is 15 cents a bar- rel. It is the largest price boost made in many years. WAGES INCREASED BETHLEHEM, Pa., July per cent wage increases went into effect today for approximately employes of two garment factories. The :R. K. Laros Silk company made its third salary increase dur- ing the past month. PROSPERITY CLOCKS ERIE, Pa., July chimes announcing the hours and half hours are giving way to "prospertiy" clocks with loud gongs, Erie merchants re- today. "Prosperity" clocks arc merely old- fashioned alarms designed to rouse the sleeping worker. TARENTUM GIRL SUICIDES Pa., July Paganelli, 17.' was dead here today after leaping from a window of her home here.. Her death leap followed a repri- mand by her step-father for attend- ing a theater with a young man of whom he disapproved. Her skull was fractured. In the fall. Potential purchasing power in Lawrence county took a long step forward over the week end with the announcement that the code for the steel industry and its allied finches had been presented, and the var- ious steel company announcements of a 15 per cent increase in wages. No official announcement has been received by D. S. Pyle, general manager of the Shenango and New Castle Works of the American Sheet and Tin Plate Company, but the statement that the increase affects all subsidiaries of the United States Steel Corporation is taken to mean increase will affect..sal- aried and hourly employes here, with similar increases for tonnage employes according to. the an- nouncement from New York. Affects Four Plants I In the county the wage increase would affect an enormous number of men, if it goes down the line of the entire steel industry. The plants in Dawrence county which would be affected are the Shenango and New Castle Works of the American Sneet and 'Tin Plate Company, the Shelby plant of the National Tube Com- pany, in Ellwood City, and the G. W. Johnson Limestone Company quarries in Hillsville. Under the code which was pre- sented to General Hugh Johnsor. on Saturday, by Robert P. Lament, president of the Iron and Steel In- stitute, no specific control of out- put is thought necessary because the industry feels that the elimination of unfair practices'will automotical- ly correct any.over production. The labor rats provided in the code presented pi'ovides a maximum of 40 hours per week, no child la- bor, a minimum of 25 cents per hour in the Southern territory and 40 cents per hour in the Pittsburgh ana Youngstown districts for common labor. All other classes of employes aside from common labor will re- ceive a 15 per cent increase over their present rate of wage. Kidnaped Alton Banker Released Held Captive For Five Days During Negotiations For Ransom Post Making Fast Progress In World Hop Resumes Flight From Mos- cow After Being Forced Down NEXT STOPPING POINT IN SIBERIA U. S. Flyer Determined To Set New Record For World Flight On Repeal Issue By LINTOX TVELLS international Hewt Service Staff MOSCOW, July freshed by food and a cold shower, Wiley Post swept east out of Moscow in his monoplane Winnie Mae this afternoon, determined to capture a new round-the- world flight record. Aftetr landing here unexpectedly from Koenigsburg, Prussia, for a few minor repairs, the intrepid one-eyed American airman, whose ship is being partly guided by a ro- bot, flashed away from the Moscow airport at p. m. Greenwich Mean Time a. m. Eastern Daylight about three hours after he had arrived here. He was Si- beria, where he plans to stop just Roosevelt Hopeful States Win Stick With. Platform REPEAL URGED BY PRESIDENT on to Khabarovsk, where he intends k> land before taking further rest. Post at a large meal the air- port here before continuing his flight. He carried only two thermos flasks of water and several sand- wiches with him. (International News Service) ALTON, 111., July of justice agents and police today narrowed their search for the kid- napers' hideout where August Luer, 77, Alton banker, was held captive five days in a small brick dungeon until ransom negotiations were com- pleted. 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 bo stand erect. He used a sack stuffed with grass for a pillow and slept on bare bricks. Report Ransom Paid. Although suffering from a chronic heart ailment and a delicate condi- tion .whi.ch required a strict diet, Luer's abductors fed their captive ham sandwiches, canteloupes and oranges during the five days. Members of the banker's family denied emphatically that any ran- som was paid, but reports persisted that in small bills had been given the abductors to effect Luer's release, victim's pushed the ransom money over a Roosevelt Incorporates Re- peal In Recovery Pro- gram, He Tells People By WILLIAM K. HUTCHINSO'N International Kew> Service StatTf Correspondent LONDON, July of the verdict in Alabama, Arkansas and Tennessee, President Roosevelt today awaited the response of the Democratic south this week to his appeal for prompt repeal of the 18th amendment. Vote Tomorrow. Alabama and Arkansas vote morrow on ratification of the new i 21st amendment, which would strike j national prohibition from the led-1 eral constitution. Tennessee Pay Increase Is Given Workers Fifteen Per Cent Pay Raise For Men In Steel Industry NEW WAGE RATE EFFECTIVE TODAY Thursday. The president has. incorporated prohibition repeal in his economic recovery program. He would use the revenue from federal taxes on dis- tilled alcoholic beverages to finance j By LEO V. International JTews Staff Correspondent PITTSBURGH. July Of votes i rowboned products of blast furnace, open hearth and the national construction He has the power to revoke the cial levied by his "honey- moon" congress to finance the re- covery program, as soon as prohibi- tion is repealed. Administration leaders have taken charge of the repeal drive for the purpose of carrying out the Demo- cratic platform pledge. They have been tremendously active in the south in the last few weeks, urging local Democratic leaders to stand by party platform. The president himself pointed the way with his na- tional appeal for ratification of the repeal amendment. Two Gunmen In Chicago Killed By Cafe Owner Attempted Robbery At Beer Cafe Fatally For Two Bandits gripped bulging strolled 'round and past that elu- sive corner today as roaring fur- nace.s and smoking stacks wel- back to the steel f There were grins and cheers, back-slappings and lilting melodies as these, huskies returned to the they went back todsy at a considerably higher wage than they received when they knocked off last week. 15 Per Cent Increases Pay increases, effective at once, On Two) Arthur Mometer It was reported that the youngest son, Carl Luer, cemetery wall some 20 miles Alton. from (Interim! lonnl Xcw." Srrvii'c) CHICAGO, July gunmen were shot nnd killed early today when they attempted to hold up the Tcvcrn Pule, a beer cafe, which had been robbed twice before in the last week Warned thnt a third raid to be made on the resort, Peter clona, one of the proprietors, opened fire from behind a partition with n You may have your golf and ten- nis, or your polo or your cards, you may play on clay or grass courts or in somebody's back yards, you may play with gctci equipment on i diamonded studded course, but tht game games is played with that once were on c. horse. Doesn't coat n dime inr hwfcshocs. little more to get peps, all you ncea is space to put. them and some sturdy arms nuri Irgs. you can p.'a.v for weeks for twilling, without east lor or clubs jou can play smnll calibre rifle when the bandits] ringer cj-pcrts cr jnf.'i ordinary entered with Runs drawn. One of the robbers was killed in- stantly and the other died while try- ing to escape. Neither wns Identi- fied. I But the barnticri valt is toppers to: the aparts thai tolks can piny, m- tcrcstirta, inf.ipctuive, ninety one today. ;

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