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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - September 19, 1945, Altoona, Pennsylvania Stock edition the circulation of the Altoona Mirror yesterday was 31,251 vol. 61�?no. 83 up c in of 7171 Altoona sir error. \ weather fair you owe it to yourself to hold the War Bonds you buy you May encounter some Rainy Days you know. Super forts on epic flight As car crashed killing woman injuring the ref mrs. Clara Richard Murtiff Dies on search for missing Niece. District officers Are presented and a w a r d s made at closing Assembly. President says time a Lone will determine exact size of Cupat Ion forces. Three giant planes attempting 6,500-mile flight to Washington. The badly demolished automobile in which mrs. Clara Murtiff of this City was killed and three other passengers were injured when it crashed at Cross keys last night is shown above. Virtually every part of the automobile was damaged in the wreck. Two pennsylvanians Are members of Crew Washington d. C., sept. 19. Grew members on one of the three b-29 super fortresses making a non Stop flight from Japan to Washington included two pennsylvanians. Both were aboard the Lead plane commanded by it. Gen. Barney Giles Deputy commander of United states strategic air forces in the Pacific. They were maj. Frederick b. Schaeffer Pilot new Cumberland pa., and to sgt. Harold e. Her Hood radio operator Lewistown new Castle is selected for �?T46 convention publication termed atomic bomb use violation of inter National Law. Washington d. A sept. Lib two of the 11-29�?T on the flight from Japan will he forced to land at Detroit for Inek of fuel the War department announced. The third plane piloted by maj. Gen. Curtis , will attempt to make Washington non top. The planes Hale been bucking headwinds for ave hour. John e. Eversoll retiring commander Dewey Uswa Camp elects new command by unit re Presa Washington. D. C., sept. 19.�?three mighty super fortresses winging their Way non Stop from Japan to Washington via the great Circle route reported that at 9 a. In. Ewt today they were 370 Miles Southeast of White horse Canada the half Way Point on their 6,500 mile flight. An hour later at to a. In. Ewt the planes were Over fort St. John British Columbia 375 Miles Northwest of Edmonton. Blue ribbon Crews. The Silvery sky giants manned by Blue ribbon Crews were streaking across the Canadian Rockies on the homeward leg of their ambitious project. Their non Stop hop would not be the longest on record however. The established record of 7,158 Miles was set nov. 5-7, 1938 by two British Royal air Force Vickers Wellesley planes which flew from continued on Page 10. Column 3 lord Haw Haw to be hanged for treason larger cities to obtain new u. S. Hospitals capital hails selection of War Secretary by unit i d or i a London sept. 19. William i lord Haw Haw Joyce was convicted of High treason against Britain Iii old Bailey today and sentenced to death on the Gallows. A British jury took Only Twenty five minutes to find Joyce guilty on the third count of an indictment charging him with broadcasting nazi propaganda while Britain and Germany were locked in a death struggle. Counsel for Joyce announced As soon As the conviction and death sentence were brought in that they would Appeal the erase. Like verdict brought to a grim Climax the career of Joyce who during the War cluttered the air Waves with tales of nazi might and sarcastic belittling of Britain s Chance to survive the struggle. The jury went out at 3.55 p. In. To weigh the evidence in the three Day treason trial of perhaps tile most notorious renegade broadcaster of Axis propaganda in world War no. 2. Just before the jury retired Cunti Nudd on print to column to Washington sept. 19.�? the Senate today confirmed unanimously he nominal Ion of sen. Harold Burton it., o., for the supreme court of the United slates. Chairman met Arrau of the judiciary committee asked hat the nomination he approved in special session. By United priss Washington d. a sept. 19. Speedy confirmation despite sex i petted labor opposition was pre-1 dieted today for sen. Harold h. Burton an Ohio Republican who was nominated yesterday by president Truman to the United states supreme court. Burton is the first Republican proposed for that Bench in More than fifteen years. The late president Roosevelt preferred democrats or new dealers. He made seven men who met such qualifications associate justices Between August 1937 and february 1943. Burton a Senate seat will be filled by appointment by Ohio a gov. Frank j. Lausche a Democrat. So it follows that or. Truman a party will gain one seat in the Senate when Burton a successor takes office the present party division in the Senate is democrats 55 republicans 40 progressive i. The Senate judiciary committee must meet and probably hold hearings before reporting Burton continued on Page. To column it no decision made on Sale of property former police officer admits killing wife returning today from Harrisburg inhere they conferred with state of vials relative to the acquisition by the state of the Blair county Home property. County commissioners Herbert s. Bolger Milton s. Emeigh and Forrest l. Bartholomew announced that they informed the state officials that they would later reach a decision As to whether or not they would sell. In their conferences at the state capital the commissioners met c. M. Woolworth Secretary of property and supplies and miss s. M. R. Of Hara Secretary of welfare. Or. Woolworth formally presented the j request to them that they sell to the 1 state the property of the institutional District of the county namely the county Home where indigents for which the county is responsible Are housed and the acreage of land owned by the county and which was not transferred to the state at the time the mental Hospital was taken Over by the state. The reasons Given for making this request Are As follows first j the department of welfare is in need for More space to House the mental patients and second that they May be Able to make provision for heating laundry and bakery facilities which the state under the act of Assembly is required to provide and for which the county pays j the county commissioners in i outlining results of their con Ference with the state officials said i today that a a contrary to the Runoff i j Cial reports circulated in the coun j to. They found that there is no a a Undaton for the report that definite action has been taken by the state and plans prepared to enlarge the mental Hospital to 1,200, i 1.500 or 2,400 bed capacity As variously reported a it they added that miss of Hara i it continued on Page to column 3 by United press i Greensburg pa., sept. 19.�? a 53-year-old former state police i Man confessed mercy Slayer of his sick wife was scheduled to arrive Herr Loday to face charges in a Case which his former buddies of the state police had never marked William Tevelin the retired trooper walked into police Headquarters at Scranton yesterday and blurted out a Story of killing his wife la Donna aged 31, by choking her and then setting fire to the bed on which she Lay a a because she often begged me to kill capt. A. J. Hudock of the Greensburg Barracks said today that he could never shake off the belief that the death of mrs. Tevelin was not accidental. At an inquest feb. A a verdict of death from Carbon monoxide major Burns and Shock was returned. The coroners jury found that the fire had started i quot from an undetermined quot we were suspicious of the circumstances surrounding mrs. Teve links death a Hudock said a a and a were still working on the Case but it was pretty Tevelin told Walter e. Hima superintendent of Scranton police and an old Friend George Donaldson Captain of detectives that a was giving himself up because his conscience bothered him and has could no to stand it any the former state police Corporal said he choked his wife and then tossed a lighted cig Aret on the bed and left the House. He said his wife who believed she was suffer ing from cancer had had several operations. At the time Tevelin appeared to be just a bereaved husband Hudock said. Quot we weren to satisfied and we had him in several times for questioning a Hudock said. Quot he always continued on Page to column 3 Call 75 men to take test for services writer found dead in Auto after crash Lear is held for death of Arthur Farber officer broke up Effort to slay Hirohito the four Altoona selective service i boards now located in the Pugh building at 1105 thirteenth Street j second floor today received the first Call for pre inductees under the combined setup with Calls for induction also to be received later this week. The four boards Are now functioning in the same office with All activity entered there. In addition to selective service the four i boards also look after returned veterans under the new state and Federal setups. A number of veterans Are reporting daily. Announcement was made today 1 of the appointment of a co Ordria tor for the combined office personnel. Mrs. Mildred m. Lego who serves As chief clerk for the no. 2 Board has been appointed. New telephones have been installed at the office with Calls received at 9334 and 9335. All four boards retain their former records As Well As their office personnel. J in receiving first Calls today the Altoona boards Are asked to furnish seventy five men to go to Harrisburg Early in october As pre inductees. The no. I Board is asked for seventeen on oct. 3, the no. 2 Board to Send Twenty on oct. 4, the no. 3 Board having Nineteen on oct. I and the no. 4 Board j seeing Nineteen on oct. 4. New Secretary moves quickly to Brills labor front peace by unlit d press Washington. D. a sept. 19. Secretary of labor Lewis b. Schwellenbac and his new conciliation chief Edgar l. Warren tackled the explosive Detroit labor situation today. After a lengthy conference the Secretary said Warren would go to Detroit if necessary to see if enough representatives of the labor department were on the Job there to seek peace in the Auto Industry. Armed with More authority than any predecessor Schwellenbac planned later conferences with the conciliation staff and War labor Board representatives to learn what now is being done in Detroit. Simultaneously responsibility for the nations stabilization program shifted from William h. Davis director of the office of Economy stabilization to reconversion director John w. Snyder. President a Ohhi Arthur m. Farber

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