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Bradford Era (Newspaper) - March 3, 1939, Bradford, Pennsylvania Alx the setts Aii the time largest Scitt delivered circus Dauyn largest advertising volume the oldest newspaper in the great brads Ord Oil Fiel the Bradford Era till Una paper in m Eleax county receiving the unrivalled news service of the associated press Over 7500 net paid daily circulation guaranteed by audit Bureau of circulation Telephone 4131 the Era Telephone number connecting All departments it it a 62. A it k it established is a a a a a Bradford pa., Friday morning. March 3, 1939. A a a a a 16 pages. Price three cents. Plea for hew miners examined after sit ii strike Virginia senator attacks presidents authority to regulate Dollar action is postponed a Solon clashes with Secretary Morgenthau at hearing of j Senate banking and currency committee a says monetary Powers create world disturbance Ninga associated press i mar. 2�?Secretary 5 pie it Nistra the add Powers e for an Extension on a Broad Mon entered the Flat or Glass a Van by i w mor Genth of a to opposition today. A Senate banking and currency committee voted to delay action until next week on a Bill extending these Powers after Glass had charged that the president s authority to lower the Gold value of the Dollar had disturbed business. Morgenthau accompanied by a dozen Treasury experts had As the Senate to extend until january 15. 1941 existing Powers to. Devalue the Dollar to operate the by governor James $2,000,000,000 stabilization fund _ and to Coin new Silver mined in this country. Secretary defends Powers the Treasury Secretary said these Powers were a a Shock absorber Broad shakeup will affect Aid machinery in every Pennsylvania county to name new groups James says some present members May be reappointed to county boards a governor opposes . P. A Home rules plans for control of liquor Cardinal Pacelli is elected to papacy in Short conclave named supreme pontiff y ,. A to ups ked Erie Jurist is appointed to state Superior court by governor James Choice is Surprise it by the associated press these hard Coal miners Are shown being examined by physicians after emerging from their sit in of 160 hours in a mine near Hazleton. The doctors were waiting for the men As they emerged from the Mouth of the Shaft. Note the beards grown by George cliche left and Rudolph Furet right during their stay in. Caused by a wage dispute. A associated press photo 35 persons unreported As fire destroys old inn in Nova Scotia damage is $800,000 a by the associated press Halifax Nova Scotia mar. 2 a Harrisburg mar. 2-president that protected this country fro judge William e. Hirt of the Erie announces huge increase four bodies were recovered and 35 unstable world conditions. I county common pleas court was this brought an explosive pro j appointed by governor James totes from Glass. Who was presiding Day the state Superior court a German declaration at the hearing. I judgeship from which James dra j in appropriation after by the associated press Harrisburg. Mar. 2�?a Broad shakeup of the Relief machinery i in Pennsylvania today hit every county assistance Board in the state. Governor James requested the i resignations of the 469 persons who make up the seven Man boards which carry out locally the policies of the state Board of Public assistance in the $100,000,000 a year program. In effect he fired the appointees of the former democratic administration. Some May be reappointed however. James said. He has tentatively approved new boards in 30 counties. The ref on state Board the governor yesterday asked the state Board of assistance to quit. Three sex offi Cio members remain Secretary of assistance Howard l. Russell. Auditor general Warren r. Roberts and state a i think the very fact you have i this Power has created the Glass said his voice rising and color Rushing to his Cheeks. Morgenthau hesitated and then quietly replied that he disagreed with Glass. Reads lengthy statement Glass then read a lengthy statement asserting there was no reason to continue the devaluation authority and declaring that this was a the Best opinion of 55 outstanding economists from the leading universities of this then the senator picked up a thick stack of Bills waved them at Morgenthau and said a live got to spend record sum by the associated press London mar. 2 Britain announced a 65 per cent boost in her air Force appropriations today close on the heels of a declaration by Ger Here German Mark Mati eally resigned when he took the oath of office As chief executive. The announcement came As a Surprise. In selecting the 57-year-old Erie county Jurist to fill the vacancy on the Commonwealth s second highest court the governor passed Over the names of at least three persons submitted to him for Many that the nazis intended to consideration. He also squelched maintain their advantage in War frequent reports that he might a planes. Point his Secretary of common air Secretary sir Kingsley Wood wealth. Miss Sophia m. A o Hara j submitted estimates to the House Veteran of 25 years Law practice j of commons calling for the spend in the governors Home county of i ing of the record sum of �220,626,-Luzerne. $1,103,133,500 for the 1939-40 James said judge Hirt probably fiscal year starting april i. Would not sit on the Superior Bench this huge outlay for the pm a other persons were unreported to treasurer f. Clair Ross. Six Addi night following a fire we hich swept tonal members will be appointed a i_4� in a week or to Days Russell said the Century old Queen hotel Caus a t the first open opposition James ing damage estimated at $800,000. J has expressed t0 any announced the four charred bodies were policy of the Republican majority removed from the still soldering a in the legislature was disclosed in the governors press conference. Ruins late today and firemen said two other bodies could be seen in the wreckage. The authorities said they were unable us make an estimate of the dead until the ruins Cool sufficiently to permit a search possibly Early tomorrow. 117 person in hotel they pointed out that some among those listed As unaccounted for might have made their Way to safety without reporting themselves. There were 117 persons in the building when the fire was Dis Mal used to be Worth $46,000 and until the court meets in Harrisburg Pires air Branch was disclosed Only at 6 a. In. They Are not Worth wiping your nose on now. A i m utterly opposed to giving the president or anybody else these Powers a he stormed. A a in a opposed to letting Congress or anyone else take us on this Road of further degrading our March 13 and would hold office at least until january i 1940. He will run for a 10-year term in an election next fall. The Post pays $18,-000 a year. Born in Erie. May 13. Issi judge Hirt attended Public schools there a Day after air minister Field mar a Shal Hermann Wilhelm Goering of Germany warned that the Reich was producing planes a in numbers and of Quality which seemed sir Kingsley Woods figures in the National whirligig Newt behind the new and was graduated from Erie High creased Britain s 1930-40 defense school in 1899. Five years later he costs announced thus far to �535.-received a Bachelor of arts degree 426.381 $2,677,131,905 and the Gen from Princeton University and be Jeral budget to �1,070,022,462 $5,350,-Gan Law practice in Erie. 112,310. The general figures in Washington by Ray Tucker trial a president Roosevelt a policy of appeasement of business and Industry impresses some of his closest friends As politically unwise and dangerous. They done to believe that he should shift economic horses in the Middle of a Stream. The democrats they maintain cannot equal or outbid the .p. In catering to or courting big business and Industry. History in their opinion demonstrates that the democrats have always been a minority party except when they appealed to the forces of unrest and discontent. Thus they fear that if . Persists in his rightward trend he will toss away the sup continued on Page seven tals with injuries ranging from Hirt was appointed to the Erie elude an appropriation of $2,000, bruises and slight Burns to com county Bench March i 1920, by the 1 000,000 for civil services. I Pound fractures. Two firemen were then governor William c. Sprout j another appropriation of approx a injured fighting the flames. He was elected to that position in mately $1,000,000,000 for debt the five Story Brick 1921 and re elected in 1931, with charges was expected to boost the wooden building was in flames Republican democratic socialist 1 general budget to around $6,250,000.-1 from basement to roof a few min and prohibition party support. J too when sir John Simon chancel1 utes after the alarm was turned i Lor of the exchequer introduces it in. Fire marshal j. A. Rudland next month. The air minister indicated the air Force personnel would be increased by 12.000 during 1939 to total of 188.000. A county Aid Board gets no request to resign f v a jul no word had been received by members of the Mckean county Board of Public assistance Here yesterday from governor James regarding changes in the Board it was indicated by Board members Here last night. Edward m. Of Neill chairman is in Florida the Secretary mrs. Bertz Horne stated she had received no communication regarding a change from the governor. Gov j error he had req seven member Public assistance j will be Arnold Board members. Other members of the Mckean county Board Are Martin Hansen. Mrs. Harry White and mrs. Maynard Finney of Bradford. R. A. Russell of Custer City and Elisha k. Kane of Kane. He also stressed a Speed up in gravely upon striking the pavement j the manufacture of planes stating below. Britain a Home first line strength on March 31 would be 1,750 planes. Limestone mayor is named for reelection he said he was against any move to extend licensing and enforcement Powers of the liquor control Board to local authorities. Party leaders who studied liquor problems had urged a program of a Home rules which would set up county boards. The governor looked More favourable upon a proposal to have the attorney general intercede in Coal company reorganization proceed. Ings affecting municipal and school taxes. A Resolution asking the j Commonwealth to protect the in j Teress of political subdivisions whose tax collections Are affected by bankruptcy actions has Bee presented by rep. Ivan c. Wat j Kins. Republican from Schuylkill a county. A i should he glad to do anything j within my Power to help these of the governor remarked but he expressed the be \ Lief local interests could Combine j More effectively to protect their j own stakes. Watkins had in mind the reorganization of the Philadelphia and Reading Coal and Iron company i which he said affected at least 33 i school districts. James Row with democrats on the general state authority Board took a new turn. He called in officials to ask about the $3,000,000 \ the authority owes on contract payments since february 15. Cohen blame James rep. Herbert Cohen one of the democrats James told to quit the i i Board said the governor s refusal j i to sit with the democratic Mem j j hers who refused to resign was j holding up the payments. He As-1 or non Rizir it or mitc sorted the authority was a exposed of driving losses of More than $300 in in j Terest calculations from the fed i Pius i used Iii id vote former papal Secretary of state chooses name of Pope Pius Xii elected on birthday becomes 262nd pontiff and spiritual Leader of 331,-500,000 catholics 20 Days after death of predecessor visited United states during 1936 Pope Pius Xii the hotel Register was destroyed. A the body of a woman a child clasped tightly in her arms was j among the four bodies recovered., the woman was identified tentatively As mrs. J. W. Bird of hah fax. Men not identified the other bodies were those men burned beyond recognition. Twenty persons were in Hospi Veteran Solon hits War propaganda in address in Senate Washington. Mar. 2 j1 a senator Johnson a Calif levelled a forefinger at the Senate today and warned it As one who sat in that body in the trying Days of 1917. By the associated press Vatican City mar. 2 a Eugenio Cardinal Pacelli was elected Pope today and took the name of Pius Xii on ids 63rd birthday in one of history a shortest conclave. He was chosen on the third ballot in the firs Day of voting. He became the 262nd pontiff spiritual ruler of 331.500,000 catholics and temporal Sovereign of Vatican City just 20 Days after the death of Pius i whom he served As papal Secretary of state for eight years. He is perhaps the first Pope Ever to have been in the uned states. As papal Secretary of state he went i there in 1936 and was received by president Roosevelt. People fainted in the crush of 150,000 faithful who jammed St. J Peters Square to receive the Benediction of the tall thin and ascetic Diplomat who was raised by his brother princes of the Church to the vicarage of Christ. It was a popular election accomplished within 24 hours after the 62 cardinals the full membership of the sacred College had been locked in secret conclave. How Many votes he received on the first balloting and How Many on the last May never become known. But he is rumoured to have received a majority at the outset which was carried to the required two thirds Iii the subsequent tallies. Appears before crowd there in the sistine Chapel still in secret the ritual provided for the picturesque ceremony Bur an Effort in. Fire launched an inquiry in to determine the cause. Many persons saved themselves from death by jumping from upper floors Only to be injured governor extends time for renewal from rep. John Snyder Pennsylvania Democrat of Perryopolis in charge of the measure on the floor that As soon As Congress decides upon the scope of the pro that a insidious propaganda is at j posed expansion of the air corps work again to Lead this nation in-1 a very sizeable additional to War. Amounts will be asked to provide round Jung the acceptance by the laying Down a two Point for critical items of equipment which i of has election the obedience eign policy which he said would j would be needed in an emergency j be car finals and his appearance have the thoroughgoing support of such As anti aircraft artillery Semi j before the cr0wd massed in St. The Public he declared in a rising automatic rifles anti tank guns Peters Square. Voice tanks Light and heavy artillery ceremonial officers were admit a first America wants no War. I ammunition and Gas ted they lowered the canopies the ensuing discussion evoked j Over the chairs of All but Pacelli. From rep. Luther a. Johnson Ltd the Pope elect Wras asked in latin Texa member of the foreign of be Woi ild accept and with his fairs committee a statement that formal assent recorded he be earn for several years great Britain had i Pope in fact understanding or allowed a policy of appeasing a these the Pope wgu5 arrayed in the which we May be i stators and that a every act of Robes which had been provided in taken into the vortex of a War. Or appeasement had Only made War three sizes. Each of the 61 Cardin by which we might be taken into the More imminent. Als Kne t bef0re him kissed his the disputes of j a the imminence of War today a i _ while the californian Veteran j he said a is partly attributable to of Many a fight to keep America a Lack of firmness of the demo America will fight to defend herself but America wants no War. A and secondly America will have no entangling alliances not Only that but America will have no commitments no agreements by continued on Page nine Limestone. N. Y., mar. 2 special mayor William Lee was nominal nor Harrisburg mar. 2 it up Gover eral James today extended the auditor general Warren Rob from what he terms a foreign involvements a was criticizing president Roosevelt foreign policy As cd far ,Ion a the re pub icon dead in. Tar rent act to. J which he required by requested resignation of all1 caucus Here tonight. His opponent Drivers in i in j g i with is available i called Morse than War lose Frand in its deals a i no slav Dent of the authority is available. Brewer who was Nesnay. The 1938 cards were to have ex-1 James said As Long As the demo socratic. Jess Backer Yedder Clark. Weather Fri Western Pennsylvania increasing Hemline and warmer Friday followed by Light rain beginning Friday night or saturday morning changing to Snow saturday afternoon much colder saturday afternoon and night. New York. Maw. 2�? t. Manton who less tha a ago was the senior judge of nominated at the democrat., an tuesday at Midnight but crafts refused to quit he would re a Village trustee candidates to sue the governor said he was granting fuse to sit on the Board demoted Henry Paton Republican an Extension a because of reports cratic members claim the Law have been named As follows dem from All parts of the state that to without listing specific tenure. Republican i tor operators have failed to re gives them the authority to sit a for chive their Drivers licenses de life. Spite the fact that their Applina Lions were mailed Well ahead of former sheriff of investigation has indicated tha j Potter county Dies the delay in receipts of these ii census was due to the fact that Coudersport. Pa., mar. 2 a a a Burr third class mail has been used in l. Vandeboe 64. Potter county forwarding the cards to the apply j commissioner and former sheriff Martini Manton was George m. Spector. Cants a James said. A this was done died today of heart disease. Month one time confidential agent for the j in the interest of Economy but it Vandeboe also served two terms late Archie m Andrews promoter1 has resulted in delays which Are As superintendent of the totter conviction would in no Way the faults of those who county Home. The survivors include his Mother widow and a son. Judge Manton indicted by jury on conspiracy charge Racies of the world in meeting the demands of the dictators. Firm Ness. Fairness and fearlessness Are the United states today dealings with other govern denouncing the recent Sale of planes 1 to France As surrounded with a use j the House military affairs com Crecy and stealth a the hubbub Mittee meanwhile studied the Over National defense and foreign possibility of exchanging essential policy continued elsewhere. War materials with other nations. The House began consideration giving them supplies of which the of the largest annual appropriation j United states has an abundance in Bill for the War department Ever i return for raw materials in which to come before it in time of peace it is deficient. It also took up the a nearly $500,000,000. And Early in question of accepting such supplies the debate it received a warning. In payment upon the War debts Blit says Boake Carter hers there and everywhere the and financier. Temperatures yesterday in Bradford u. S. Circuit court of appeals was Mak Manton and Spector liable to j applied for their indicted by a Federal grand jury maximum sentences of six years in today on a conspiracy charge in prison and $30,000 fines solving payments of Large sums of the indictment alleges Manton Money. I did acts a in violation of his Law a Fey hours after the indictment i Ful duty a and that he a corruptly incubator baby fights for life after brutal beating a this is the second of a series of three articles by or. Carter discussing the effects of the to a upon the economic situation in the United states note a letter from Cal i am ____29 i pm. 33 2 a m. ____27 2 pm. S a m. >2 3 pm. 37 4 a m. Eye 4 pm. 37 5 a m. A a so pm. 36 6 a m. A. 20 6 pm. 36 7 a m. 18 7 pm. 33 8 a m. 15 8 pm. 30 9 am .17 9 pm. 28 to a m. 23 30 pm. 26 la a m 27 pm. 24 noon. 30 Midnight. 22 tempera lures o be year ago March 2 High 50, Low 40. Was handed up physicians disclosed that an operation was scheduled for tomorrow afternoon on the ailing White haired former Jurist in St. Vincent s Hospital. And without any other reason than and solely influenced by the Promise and expectation of receiving sums of Money a superseded proceedings in patents cases. New York City dear Era editor a lady in Georgia keeps writing to me to ask if i Don t know 500 men who will give $1000 to her College As it needs $500,000 to get on its feet. So lets hear from you Fellows. A novelist of my acquaintance the other Day received a letter that praised his new Book to the skies Only to read a i need $1500 to attend rankins in importance next to the Case specifically dealt j Library school. Would you be so kind Etc. The justices o he i Tate in the indictment was an action Fred Allen was once helping a vaudeville company with Money. They supreme court. resigned brought by shirk dry Shaver int were offered an engagement in Worcester but they did t Trust their Atter 2.� years on tile Lecial Bench and the Shick industries ltd., j agent. They wrote Fred a if we take the Job and done to get paid will you in the midst of accusations by new against the Pictograph products guarantee to our Pullman fare Back to new York a York county District attorney company. Inc., for alleged in Fred also got a request from an old vaudeville acquaintance whose Thomas e. Dewey that he had ac-1 in gement of Patent rights. An boxing Kangaroo died and the bereaved knew where to get a new one he cd ted Loans from litigants before Drews was represented As con i could train but he needed $450. A i guarantee to you Back the $450 his court. Trolling the dict graph corporation in six months Fred a he wrote serious and very sincere. A but just i am named Iii the indictment with t at the time. Honest Fred if i Don to you can have the new a 1939. Sunbury a. Mar. 2 a a baby so Small at birth two years a they called her Quot Rosebud a battled for life tonight against the effects of a brutal beating. Miriam Wolf unconscious for four Days at a Sunbury Hospital was gravely ill from a brain injury paralysis of the left Side and bruises. Corporal Richard Gray of the motor police said Paul w. Barrick 22, told him of beating Miriam a at least 50 times because i thought she looked like the other Man her father a Gray said Barrick was a suitor of the child smother. Helen Wolf. The staff of a Harrisburg Hospital expressed concern Over the child which weighed of Fly one Pound and six ounces when it was born there. Doctors and nurses guarded the infant for months with special care. Barrick former Harrisburg Brickyard worker admitted he kicked the child and branded her with a hot stove Iid lifter Gray said. Police charged Barrick with aggravated assault and Battery and attempt to kill. Miriam smother was held As a material witness. A i was in love with Helen and she made me mad by always talking of the other Gray quoted Barrick As saying. The policeman said Miriam was bruised about the neck and the imprint of fingernails showed she had been choked. She was a running a temperature today we hich indicated inflammation of the brain and a is not so Good a said or. C. W. Rice. The governments initial expenditure for the first Tva hydroelectric development was approximately $790,000,000 a designed to produce 2,600,000 kilowatts of electricity. The total Tva program Calls for the spending of approximately one billion. Seven Hundred million dollars for the production of approximately 7,500,000 kilowatts of electricity. In addition the Federal government is loaning cities and municipalities $232,000,000 to build still More Hydro electric plants a now rapidly becoming obsolete in principle of modern Power production a to develop another 800,000 kilowatts. When the total program authorized is carried out the Federal government will have been responsible for creating enough dams an continued on Page eleven

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