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Warren Morning Mirror (Newspaper) - May 16, 1928, Warren, Pennsylvania r JVdOO Firsf Thing The' KEFLECTING THE BFST IN WARREN FORTY-THIRD YEAR MAY 1928. PRICE THREE CENTS A Clean Newspaper Ftf the Entire Family NEW AIR NEW YORK TO SAN FRANCISCO Two Warren High Glee Clubs Leave Thursday To Enter Competition At Clarion TO SPLIT IN HALF USUAL RAIL LAPSE Company Will Cut Time From Four to Two Fare About Thrice as Much Will Commence Operation in Two Months With Most Modern American Air- Equipped With Every Known Safety Device NEW May Inauguration within the next few months of a passenger transporta- tion service from New York to Los Angeles by airplane and railroad which will cut the present railroad running time from four to two was announced today Dy C. M. president of the Curtiss Aeroplane Motor Co. A new to be known as Transcontinental Air of which Keys will he presi- has been formed for the pur- pose of establishing a network of combination rail and airplane routes by railroad and banking Interests. The first service to be inaugu- rated will passengers to leave New York on the Pennsyl- vania lailroad at in the eve- take an airplane after break- fast next morning at a point near stop for luncheon at St. Louis and continue the flight to in the after- transfer to the To- peka and Sante Fe railroad -train for a convenient point in New and fly the nest day to Los arriving there in the late afternoon. Rates for the while not yet definitely will be ap- proximately two and one-half times the present railroad fare of 77 from New York to Los Angeles. T' e route selected avoids all night aying and utilizes rail trans- portation through country over which flight is considered dan- gerous at present. The company plans to commence operations with the most modern American equipped with every known safety radio communication and steward ser- vice. Tri-motored planes carrying 14 passengers with a sched- uled flying speed of 90 miles an hour but capable of making 120 miles an to permit leeway to Dffset prospective delays by will be used. Tickets will sold entirely by the railroad companies. Passengers' dand baggage will be carried in the planes and heavy luggage checked to their destination on the trains. Trans-continental air transport will commence business with BOO.OOO no par common all Df which has been subscribed and none of which will be offered fox ouolic subscription. The stock has seen purchased by a group headtd Dy Blair and bankers and ncluding interests identified with he Pennsylvania the Curtis Airplane and Motor Com- the Wright Aeronautical Cor- Dor Lion and the Ford Motor Com- pany. Col. Charles A. Lindbergh has seen invited to join the new com- jany in either an administrative or idvisory capacity but has given no lefinite decision. His advice will sought in the selection of pilots md landing fields. Eventually it is hoped to link all he largest cities in the country and lew routes will be established as raffic needs justify. While the Pennsylvania and 5anta Fe were the first railroads to develop -his new it ras said that all other leading ystems will be invited later to join n the undertaking. Eventually light flying may be inaugurated lUt the sponsors of the new com- not believe the American mblic has been sufficiently educat- d in the safety and convenience irplane tran rortation to under- ake anything more than day fly- ng at present. Twelve airplanes will be ordered or the first transcontinental ser- ice. SUGGESTIONS FOR COAL LEGISLATION EMBODIEDJN BILLS United Mine Workers' Ideas Are Distributed at Meet- ing by Chairman Watson SHIELDS ON TRIAL May 15. J. of Johns- went on trial today in federal court on a charge of j conspiring to violate the prohi- bition laws in connection with operation of the EmmerJing Products a Johns- town brewery. rs. Delia former sec- j of E. C. prohi- j bition bureau testified that Shields gave her j for obtaining copies of reports j on Pennsylvania breweries sent to Washington. HISTORY'S PAGE IS TURNED BACK TO A CONVENTION OF '86 Annapolitans Don Colonial Satin and Knickerboc- President Attends May 15. back a century and a half or more to times which Gen- eral Lafayette and Francis Scott Key as habitual call- ers 11 this once capital of the na- Aunapolitans donned Colonial satin and tight-fitting knicker- bockers tcday to commemorate the Annapolis convention of pre- ceding the continental congress at Philadelphia which framed the American Constitution. Reproducing the revolutionary period this provincial Maryland eity threw aside her cloak of modernism for a few to entertain Presi- dent and Mrs. the gover- nors or their representatives of the V rteen original and a throng numbeiing between and from all sections the country. Colonial dress and customs were thw note of the staged under the auspices of St. John's college. President and Mrs. Coolidge w -e welcomed by Governor Ritchie of John Hays Hammond of and Mayor Charles W. Smith on the steps of the old state house. A large crowd had gathered to see the chief executive and the mound on which the state house is was jammed with people mostly in colonial costume. In the senate Mr. Coolidge witnessed a reenactment of Wash- ington's resignation of his commis- sion as commander of the Revolu- tionary aimy. Today's scene was as closely as possible a reproduction of that of T -mber 1783. Applause Mr. and Mrs Coolidge as they left the state house on the way to the Hammond- H rwood an historic man- sion of the city. At St. Johns President and Mrs. Coolidge were presented to the staff and faculty of the insti- tution. The Something Shady About This It's lovely In the straw hat season is on and to get under a straw lid. The ladies are Fanchon and Marco gjjgs of Los Angeles. and general pageant won costumes production of the the compliments of Fall Of Peking Expected Shortly By Nationalists With End Of Chang Rule May The United Mine Workers' sugges- tions for legislation to bolster the soft coal industry have been em- bodied in bill and were dis- tributed at an executive meeting of the Senate interstate commerce committee by Chairman Watson to- day. The bill seeks regulate inter- state and foreign commerce in bi- tuminous provide for consoli- mergers and co-operative regulate the fuel sup- ply of interstate require the licensing of corporations pro- ducing and shipping coal in inter- state and to create a bi- tuminous coal Watson said he probably would introduce the measure in the Sen- ate after which it will be referred to the sub-committee appointed to consider legislation concerning the bituminous mining industry along with other bills ex- pected to be submitted. The bill was drafted by Henry of counsel for the Unit- ed Mine and his associ- ates. It Is the first such measure called to the attention of the inter- state commerce commitee. At various times during the pro- longed which was re- sumed orators said they might desire to submit legislation affecting the industry and were as- sured that such an opportunity would be provided. Watson said today that the of which he is expects to re- ceive briefs and tentative bills from different sources. Each will be taken up and discussed on Its mer- he although no action is expected on any bill during the fi- nal days of the session. C. B. vice president and general counsel for the Penn- sylvania produced several witnesses before the committee to- day in connection with charges made against the railroad during the investigation. He denied that the railroad participated in any conspiracy against coal mines em- ploying union as charged by John L. president of the United Mine and others. A. E. assistant purchasing agent for the told Chair- man Watson he knew of no attempt by his organization to discriminate against union mines in purchasing fuel. Similar testimony was given later by C D. general pur- chasing agent for the who called the committee's atten- tion to laws against 'discrimination in purchases. If I am correct In my under- standing of the law and my duties as an officer of this he wish to state that I have nor do I believe any one in my department has violated this law willfully or knowingly. I further desire to state that I have never received any sug- gestions or directly or from any officer of the Pennsylvania railroad that I should be guided in any way other than in accordance with my own judg- ment in all matters relating to the purchases for the Pennsylvania The bituminous coal commission which the United Mine Workers bill seeks to create would be com- posed of five members appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate. Their terms would range from two to six years. This com- mission would be authorized to li- j cense marketing pools and co-opera- tive selling associations by operat- 1 ors the purpose of agreeing on the market prices of their j Authority would also be given for the commission to inquire into the mining and shipment of soft coal by such pools and to fix the max- imum prices for sales. The prices could be changed from time to time. The consolidations would be granted. Clear-field Bitumi- conference report. The maladmniis Kai-Shek.' man and Clayton but That just reminds us that the LOCAL AUTONOMY A Advices From Peking Say LEADING FACTOR IN METHODIST DEBATE He is Expected to Leave Within Few Days Bishop McCbnnell of Pitts- Formally Cleared of Charges Preferred KANSAS May Following formal procedure in clear I Other Reports Say Ruler Has Already Taken Departure and is at Im- portant Japan-Nanking Developments May of Peking is expected shortly SUICIDES IN HOTEL May 15. well S. of i Oil sales manager of the Quaker State Oil waj found dead with a bullet I wound in his right temple In a room at a hotel here i Authorities said he apparently had himself. A note addressed to Phm- widow was but its contents were not revealed INHERITANCE TAX REPEAL SUBJECT OF SENATE TILT TODAY GOVERNMENT TAKES ON FLOOD CONTROL AS coouDGE SIGNS AGAIN TAKE TA 1U His Signature Ends Five Months of Wrestling on Problem by Congress Senator Borah Says Three or Four Days Will be Re- quired on This Issue WASHINGTON. May With Splendid Record in The task of curbing the flood men- Former MnrVi ie ace of the Father of Waters was roimel MUCH IS taken over by the Fedeial Govern- Expected of Local i ment todav with the signing ________ President the Mississi- ppi river flood control bill. The signature transferred to the statute books a solution for one of the biggest domestic problems ever to confront problem of such magnitude that it brought a distinct departure from previous policy. Heretofore the Federal Govern- ment and states cooperated in an May Finally concluding work today on changes ordered in the house re- venue bill by the finance committee the senate set aside tomorrow for but as a result of the flood of a year ago congress decided to maVe for checking the waters that states pour into the lower Mississi- ppi valley. the battle over repeal of the inheri- For nearly five months congress tance tax. Senator of a west- ern Republican warn- ed today that or four would be required to dispose of the inheritance tax which his group is insisting shall be retained He suggested that the effort for repeal be dropped but Senators Bingharn New and Fletch- of stood firm for a vote on the issue. Despite the other oppon ents of the movement for repeal are ready to let the issue come to confident of their ability to defeat the proposition. Secretary Mellon has urged repeal of this tax but Republican and Democratic ranks are divided on it. Final work on committee amend ments today wrought little change in the total reduction of 000 now provided in contrast to the cut voted by the house Approval was given to re- peal of the tax on foreign built involving about an- nually A proposal to increase the fees charged physicians dealing in nar- cotics from to was rejected overwhelmingly over the protest of Senator of Utah who afterwards said doctors are the persistent and best pro- dealing with congress Senator of New a replied that wrestled with the problem with but slow progress Finally the senate whipped the Jones bill into shape and then dispatched it to the house After a number of conferences with the the measure was approved by an overwhelming vote In line with the speed emploved by congress in the latter stages of Mr. Coolidge intends to appoint as soon as possible the civil engineer with the chief of army engineers and the head of the Mississippi river will constitute the board in charge of planning the engineering part or the control work. Mr Coolidges action in signing the measure received widespread Girls Will Give Concert To- Morrow Evening in Rey- the Home Town of Miss Di- Many Going Plans are all complete for the participation of the Warren High. School bovs' and girls' glee clubs in the musical contest to be held at Clarion on Friday. Both glee clubs will leave here Thursday afternoon the going directly to while the girls will stop over In Reynoldsville to give a concert Thursday night. The girls -will stay over night in Reynoldsville. Each glee club will be composed of thirtj-two members. The girls have been working bard for may weeks to get ready for this event at Clarion. In thru- out the year they have been looking forward to this appearance whien will mark the close of the work 01 the glee clubs. The young ladies first came In- to the limelight on February 21 when they gave their home concert at the high school The club at once gained a fine reputation among Warren music lovers. TWsn came the concert on March 28 at the Grace M E. church. Here they again proved a very delightful approval at the capital Chairman i group of musicians despite the of the house flood control I many handicaps which they were said the president's forced to overcome. The thirty- in dealing with the two girls which will sing at Clar- ject had won the adm ration of the entire nation signing of this bill marks an epoch in the history of the Unit- ed he added. is the greatest piece of constructive lation ever enacted bj Speaker Longworth ileclaied he thought was a verv zood thing to have gotten the bill out of the way In a manner satisfactory to both the executive and legislative branch of the while Representative Tilson of Connecti- house Republican said hp was Mr. Coolidge had signed the measure although they had to be to get ahead of the I not unexpected Senator from Utah. Most of the debate today was consumed in consideration of an efrrea of charges preferred CheonaHs whie amendment by Bin.ham and offer- there jg ev indlcatlon that the ed rule of the northern Tne new law authori7PS an appro- priation of for carrv- ing out the work. The major share of this amount will be used for con- Smoot. It would have allowed trolling the flood waters from Cape ion are in all instances the same who started the season under tne direction of their most capable Miss Carmen Milliren. At all times have the girls stood bv their director to make her work more and as a they have a club which deserved a great deal of credit and praise. On Thursdav the girls will again prove their musical ability when they give their concert in the home town of Miss Milliren The concert Is to be given in tie First Baptist church under the auspices of the Young Woman's Guild On Friday morn- they will proceed to Clarion for the contest. The young ladles took third place at the Normal School last and they Del the quadrennial gen eral conference of the Methodist Episcopal church today was thrown into debate involving local auto- nomy in foreign fields that was un- cap.lta' finished at adjournment. reports from Advices from Peking todav in the TearS 1919 Chang was expected to leave the which are allowed now under the Americans in the Philippines the Missouri to the Gulf of exemptions from income tax except for furnishing days 1921 act. It was defeated. nationalist in The house provision for reorga- i Shanghai were that he had already nization for the internal revenue The debate centered around a left Peking jn an aimoied car and i bureau to permit same officers to the states of the land for the foundations for the levees on the main river Departing from the old plan or both Mr. and Mrs. Coolidge before their return to Washington. STORIES OF MINERS' CRIMES ARE RELATED May Stories of alleged dynamiting of non-union miners' singing of songs in a church hostile demonstrations and intimidation of workers not members of the miners were re-told today by more than a score of witnesses in the fourth day of the preliminary hear- ing of the Rossiter injunction case oefore Judge J. N. Langham. Most of the 24 witnesses called commissioner's recommendation reached Tientsin that church discipline be amenucd solely on main stream for control. hope to better their accomplishment this yr-ar The program which they will sue at Rejnoldsville Is as fol- lows READING The of Shalott Tennyson Eugenia Kehr I receive salaries outside of the re-1 proposes the construction by the the nev The Ladv of Rhalott Bender Club to allow central or regional connr- As nationalist troops were con- classification act was stricken out the federal government of diversion TRIO tmuing operations against and Smoot announced he would known as floodwavs and A Brown Bird Singing northein capital important devel t seek a modification in conference i spillways In out this part an authority now vested in opments were reported pohticallv with the house I of the program the federal the general conference. between Japan and the Nanking Whlle tne tax on foreign built mpnt Wl11 assum- for Summary dismissal of the charge government. The Japanese war of- varhts was rpnealtd thp vofd i sustained on l.ind not of maladministration and a techni- fice in Tokjo today instructed Gen- increase this lew five times ov- I Previously subjected to but cal count of broug.it eral commanding the Jap- er present rates and there were in-I wnich become flooded as a against the Pittsburgh bishop con- anese at to present KO result of the control stituted a ratification unanimous conference action tending Bishop McConnell a vote 01 confidence. Todav's action was on 1 C- Jt i fo er present rates and there were in- h bisnop con- anese forces at Tsinan to present dication- that thlg too would be of Ust weeks the following terms to the ali.st government. a formal apology from' Chiang commander in modified in conference. the recommendation of the Episco- in connection with the Tsinan pacy committee which had delved further into the complaint. The count of citi tl an article written by Bishop McCon- punishment of J General Ho DR. STRESSEMANN HAS STILL ANOTHER CRISIS j 2 TITUSVILLE BANKS I ARE TO BE UNITED and others primarily May le for the i Gustav Stressmann. foreign secre- of propagan- rpacned another crisis late to- bv the plaintiff today gave testimo- nell in which it was alleged he propagan- LU- _y. nf- nmvoH tho tho da and warlike activities within 20 night in the Illness which has caus- ny similar to that previously proved the teaching of the agreeing the mines could not of in violation of ln- be operated if the injunction was vows as a minister. It also charged tourth the ne -otiator dissolved. The injunction he certified an incomplete annual produc'e Chinese from Tient- ed grave fears to his family and in was announced tonr'ht .sin and the Shantung and official circles. JFt rt-i o1 a-ui-cu. i icpyiL. J.uc ui alaUilllJl i j empted from provisions o the Sher- nous Coal Company late last tration specificat.on involved the. Weather Indications WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA loudy probably fol- jwed by showers Wednesday night r Thursday not much change in not licensed by the commission would be illegal. In connection with the granting of the com- would be authorized to in- quire into the quality of coal to be the wages paid general production and distribution capital the reason- ableness of prices charged and sim- ilar relative matters. The hearings will be continued tomorrow. TARIFF SCHEDULES BEING COMPLETED bishop's conduct ot the Wilmington May railroad freight rate experts today completed com- The bill seeks to stipulate that i Dilation of new tariff schedules on the maximum sales prices set i lake cargo coal a re- be fixed with due regard to fair suit of the recent 20-cent reduc- wages paid for the production of tlon granted northern soft coal pro- coal and a fair return on the capital ducers by tne earners. The new invectPrt schedules will be rechecked at the offices of the railroads and later Licensees might apply to the dis- trict courts for adjudication if they I submUted to the Interstate Corn- feel any such maximum price merce is unreasonable or confiscatory. Supervision over the mining and interstate and foreign commerce of the licensees would bo provided bv It was said the new rates would likely be effective about May 18. 'ipritood the schedules on page two11 It i would filled with the I. I late tiu.s week C. C. annual conference of 1S27. Prohibition resolution slated discussion today were lost in wnich threatened to throughout tomorrow. The local autonomy issue was Just before midnight his physic- tallzation of and surplus from Chiang ians who are attending him were of It will have depos- again called Into a consultation be- Us of and t fund1- At the tunic time Ir. Shanghai thf- cau-e of a gcnrral decline in the of H-jint. nationalist government announced i patient's general result- that an important conference would ing from a kidney disorder. for be held in Nanking tomorrow No formal bulletin was dent of the merged mentations the consider internal diplo- but a member of the family left no i L- C. president of the matic questions to doubt of the gravity of the situa- Titusville Trust will following the expected imminent tion and said a possible turn for chairman of the fall of Pekmt It is likely the de- the worse before morning would Haydn fhl A Little Rock John Barnes Wells Doiothy Lois Benjamin Edna Peterson Selected Jane Lytle VOC Whr-rp Lindens Bloom Buck Honiinc Del Rigo Vi's Carmen Milliren I Would That Love........ Mendelssohn Vearest and Dearest Truscan Folk Song Barbara Lois Benjamin Qiaker Maid Spross The new bank will nave a capi- June Rhapodv......Daniels Glee Club PIAVO Selected Prp.ssel VOC Tny Deep Blup Eve Sans Souci Pa.. Mav 1 3 Commercial Bant Company and Tni-t Com- pany will consolidate iindT name of the upon ratification by the it president of the Commercial Bank and Tru.st will be LoiS Benjamin 'Continued on page two.l WIDOW COLLAPSES arrived at Nanking to attend the conference. provoked by insistence of Include discussions have to be reckoned with. Chinese and South American dele- Japanp'-e demands Chianj.- gates that they be given a voice in the conduct of their own affairs. SAVE WIXDY CITY 2 AGED WOMEN ARE MURDERED IN HOME CAN'T FIND May Mary widow of William H. who was shot to death near here April col- lapsed on the witness stand today during the trial of Calvin E. Jame1- ___________ ___..... charged with the crime. She fainted leases in the paved the vil-j of their bodies The after identifying artic-les found in from destruction Several lievod to have been committed Sun- the slain man's and was houses caught but none was i day night with robbeiy as the mo- May both on the ground and In the today failed to find trace of an airplane which a lumberman said he oeheved had May fallen in the mountains near Ky Belle and Miss j Harry E. the told city a village Kate her i officials at Burgess Field that he i or Kane fled were murdered in their beds first noticed smoke coming from carried from the court room. May Residents of Windy a village six miles southeast from their homes as forest jn the littlP cottage where they the plane and then saw a dark ob- f--es almost completely surrounded 1 jived a coroner's Jury ject apparently a part of the machine several seconds he said the ship tumbled out of sight. Smith said he watched for an hour i but saw no further trace of the 'he Men employed on oil decided following discovery I destroyed I five TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS Mabel Adeline O. Goal. R. Leroy Pearce. Mrs. Christina Baker. John Henry Brenton. Hayes Bosvvell. Sugar Grove. Lillian B Carlson. Mrs. W. H Baker.
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