Warren Times Mirror, December 26, 1940

Warren Times Mirror

December 26, 1940

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Warren Times-Mirror (Newspaper) - December 26, 1940, Warren, Pennsylvania THE WEATHER Occasional light ram anri colder tonight Friday cloudy and colder and light ram or snow. Warren temp.: high 54, low 38. WARREN TIMES-MIRROR V 0 'L U M E F 0 R T Y 0 N E Only Paper in Many One Paper in Most Homes WARREN, PA., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1940 res. who rocket- stardom in the old si- lent screen days, retired to cine- matic sidelines when the talkie era started and later made an unsuc- cessful comeback attempt, died Christmas Day of a cerebral hem- orrhage. Miss Ayres. a film contemporary of Gloria Swanson and Wallace Reid and whose outstanding roles were in "The Affairs of Ana and opposite Rudolph Valentino in "Thc Sheik." had been in failing health for some time. She suddenly was stricken on Christmas Eve and died later in a (Turn to Page. Frvo Cairo, Egypt, Dec. (.I1; The siege of Bardia entered its tenth day today with thc Italian garrison facing s'teadily incieasing pressure from British forces hold- ing the battered Libyan port in a grip of steel. Reports from the front indicat- ed thc Italian air force was mak- ing desperate efforts to break up British preparations for a final as- sault on the beleaguered town, which British headquarters hinted might not be long delayed. Fascist dive bombers were ported to be taking an active par! in the defense of Bardia, but the British said tney had proved large- ly ineffective and caused few cas- ualties. British military circles here would not say how soon they ex- pected Bardia to fall, but empha- sized the lines around the town were being reinforced steadily, and that the Italians' position would become more difficult daily as soon as food and water supplies dwind- led. Mechanized British forces wcie said to be continuing activity in the desert south and west of Bai- while thc Roya: Air Force (Turn lo Taje Nino POLITICAL LEADER DIES Pittsburgh, Dec. -At- torney Henry G. Wasson, a foi- mer state Republican chairman and former judge of Allegheny county common pleas court, died last night after a heart attack. He was 72. Wasson, a leacler at thc turn of thc century, was named state chairman in 1904 after President Theodore Roose- velt's election. That was thc last year the state chairman was chos- en by the party's convention. Youngslown. O.. Dec. 26 (.I'l Two young steel workers wore killed and a student pilot injured critically yesterday in a crackup nt the new municipal airport at 30 miles north of here. Henry Fox, 2-1. and Eugene C. Kaluczky.' 39, both "f Voungs- town. lost their lives in plane owned jointly by Alfred Rossi. 20, and Al JLchberger. of New Castle. Pa. Rossi suffered a frar.tiueu .-kull, broken leg and internal in- juries. Sheriff Roy Karclman said he vas told Ihe two-cockpit biplane Had been stunting and leveled off 31 about 300 feet, with Rossi at controls. The ship banked and HOLIDAY DEATH TOLL OVER 390 By The Associated P'Mi holiday toll of at least 390 i inlcnt deaths -including 21 Pcnn- was recorded today in ipports of tbe nation's observance of Christmas. Traffic accidents accounted for fatalities Christmas Eve and Christmas day. while 109 others icpoited violent deaths swelled the total from coast to coast to more than half thc three-day weekend toll of 678 last In Pennsylvania at least 20 per- son." were killed in traffic mis- haps; two were asphyxiated, an- other drowned, and one was fatally miurcd in a fall. Of the 48 New York ted 1 (Turn to Page Five) Atlanta, Dec. 26 A five- day manhunt in two states foi thc slayer of a Gooigia highway patrol- man ended today al Fulton county jail, wheic a youthful escaped life- convict who had player! a pcinte hidr- and .seek with blood- hounds and was chaiged with murdei. Georgia Public Safely Commis- sioner Lou Sullivan said the m'.n, booked as Charles Coat.cs, ad- mittrd hc shot Patrol Corpoial F. Black at Kinggold. Ga Fnday night aftei Black .stopped him foi reckless di iving. Sullivan asserted Coat PS. weak- ened by loss of blood liom deep facial gashes and by hungei and expo.su i e, fell to thc ground ruial Decatur, Tcnn.. rally la-t night and surrendered without M- sistancp to members of a posM1 that had followed a blood-stained tiail through the hills of north Croipia and east Tennessee. A 'oaded caliber revolver was found in hi- tattcred clothing. The capture came soon aftei UK fugitive leaped from a stolen 'Auto- mobile when cornered by and Tennessee officeis and into thc heavily-wood .Sullivan added. Thc car careened fiom 'lie road and was wrecked. Two po.ssecmen with bloodhounds overtook him. The fugitive coveie! his face with his He v.-as turned ovei to Sullivan and ni-hed here. Thc fugitive was shot during thc chase, but wa- woundcd. The- trail of hloo commissioner explained, wf- dccp gashes on thc fugitive suffered when hc fell ng.r.i barbed wire fence soon aftri Emporium, Dec. f.l') Ev- erythinc was i (-ported in readiness today lei the .second annual deer feeding ufily next, month which is attract west- cm JPomisyJvKiiia spoilsmen to (Jampfon, Clearfield. Jcffei- ron, rind Potter lounlie.s. W. G. picsident. nf thcj Cam i i on County Kod and Gun club find originator ol the idea of. trying t-> dcci from starva- tion, nar.iea Januaiy as tlv- date and Emporium, St. Marys and DuBois MS headquarters. Lamonte Ki cider of Empoiium, ol the Bucktail Rod and Gun designated chaii- m.'in ol the tiansportation com- mittee. .-sportsmen v ill come ny bus and work four to .six hours each in the woods trimming and cutting trees and generally ar- forage. New York. Dec. 2G- l.i'; Fivnklm U. Uuo.sevelt. Jr. :-k''- ed foi a job as n clerk in .i Wall Sheet law firm. Announcement that tbe 28-yeai- old son of the president would join tli': lirni of Wright. Gordon, aiirl Purlin Jan. 0 was mi'd- last night by Wallace P. Zachry. Last August, it announce 1 young Roosevelt won id become clerk'in thc law firm of Gareyaiu! Carey, but instead he took part in his fathi r's campaign for re-elec- tion. Young wus graduated from in and received a bachelor ol nits degree at Hoi- varri in 1937 and a '.aw degree at ihe University of Virginia June. Or. June 30. 1937. he married Ethel Du Pont of the Wilmingl' u I Del i family. Women to Have Greater Voice Next Year in {Making Laws of the Nation and the States v.'ice not the om face, it a '.lack was slam and Coates woods. fled Washington, Dec, Women ai c going to have a greater voice next year in making the laws ol the nation and thc states. A survey by thc League of Women Voters showed that 140 women we'ie elected to the legis- of 29 states in November. yciii-.s ago 130 women were elected m 28 states. The number of feminine state senators, howev- er, is diopping from 11 to 9. In addition, eight women-five Republicans and three Democrats will take scat.s in Congress Jan. 3, and 12 women will be sworn in- to major state offices this winter. The only congressional "now- comer" is Miss Jcannette Rankm who is returning to the house vhcie. she .sat 22 years a'-'> as thr nation's re- presentative. An ardent peace ad- vocate, she voted against United Stales entrance into thc World War. Senator Hattie W. Caraway (U Ark t who was not, up for i celection in Novcmbei. will back six congressional colleagues, all reclected to the house. As in congress. Republican women will outnumber Democrats in thn state legislatures, but th'- ratio of increase is higher among thc Democratic women. Democratic women legislators for 1941 tola! 61, against 4S in 1939. Republican women lawmak- ers number 76, against 72. ;