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Clearfield Progress, The (Newspaper) - July 23, 1938, Clearfield, Pennsylvania Section one pages 1 to 8 drive safely Why not volume Xxxii n . Clear Jelp a. Saturday evening. July 23, 1938 i _ Bard drafts proposals to limit jury probes As gov. Earle Calls session 24-Point proclamation outlines task of a. Legislature s session dts Otio new business treaties senator they would Eli Minur future Iviam Giuili Siueli a now exist with or Giro supports Hull Washington july chairman Pittman a nov of the Senate foreign relations committe proposed today that the United states seek new commercial treaties with All Tho american republics. These agreements the senator said should eliminate in the future difficulties such As those now Over the of american property in Mexico. Tie gave warm support to Secretary mull s note demand that Mexico sub Ranii to arbitration the claims of american on expropriated farm lands and condemned the Lailure of the Myxuan government to promptly am Rivans Tor the ii property. Foreign Commerce cannot by in untamed bet won nations unless for Eigners can own property and have title to it within of said. said this country Ami International Law the Loi to Lake the property by i coupled with this right was the obligation i immediate and just Coin Harrisburg july stir la administration preparing for the opening of a special session of the democratic controlled Assembly got Down to work today on a legislative attack it proposes to make agonist a Brand jury investigation of 14 demo cratic leaders. Leading off governor Geo go h. Earle s formal 24 Point proclamation last night i or the session to con Vene at 7 p. Est monday were three that gave the lawmakers the was created by a Resolution instead of task of 1. Investigating charges against any person holding a civil office in the state. 2. Regulating such future investigations by any grand jury and de fending the scope and respective jurisdictions of the general Assembly and of the courts 3. Defining and regulating the respective Powers and duties of the attorney general and District attorneys. Simultaneously attorney general Guy k. Bard said was outlining the legislation necessary to accomplish the latter two Points and thwart what Earle described in the Call As an in a Bill. Judge Ralph h. Smith of Pitts Burgh who headed that commission said he was very much in a measure to enable the state t care for mentally ill and feeble minded persons was prompted by Phila Delphia criticism of its Byberry institution. Senator Harry Shapiro asked the state to take it Over. Revision of the Public Utility Laws was asked to leave with the Legisla Ture Powers which it had delegated to the Public Utility commission. The state s highest courts have held several clauses in the Law gave too great Power to any fact finding other Points in the governor s Call asked for appropriations to the department of property and supplies i or the payment by the Commonwealth of rates rentals and other charges on new or additional projects to be constructed hereafter by the general state authority in order that additional Federal Grants funds May be obtained. District attorneys omit action on Confidence Vole at request of Dauphin county prosecutor Shelley very pleased Erie pa., july District attorneys of Pennsylvania omit Ted action today on a Resolution Call ing for a vote of Confidence in prosecutor Carl b. Shelley of Dauphin county in his grand jury investigation of the Earle administration upon the plea or Shelley himself. Shelley told the annual convention of the District attorneys i Don t feel the association should get into my Karl Johnson assistant District at Ortrey of Delaware county moved or the vote saying the association could do no less than Grant Shelley vote of Confidence in the conduct of his office. Then District attorney Mortimer e. Graham of Erie county chairman of the resolutions com Mittee declared i think the motion would open ourselves to criticism that would indicate this is a political meeting and Resolution such As this would be Shelley smiled his assent and said later he was very the association adopted these two resolutions that the cons Litu state awaits end of rams crop damage heavy wettest july since is reported county prothonotary named on committee for 1939 convention r county prothonotary w. R. Gallagher named to the committee on arrangements and entertainment for the 1 convention at the ses Sions of the state prothonotary As striation at Gettysburg Friday. Int will be held remove pin from oesophagus of baby a Dubois a. July la Iii kuwaiti 4-months-old son of or. Did mrs. Rexford Wood ring of near Here was re covering today after doctors removed an open safety pin from his oesophagus. A Broil Clio pc was used. The child swallowed the pin while in his Cradle. Catch Hocik Sukk machine age up with Jean Kinder 12. Mending Over to close the front of her Blouse she caught her lip in the Fastener. A doctor freed her. Next week s weather Eastern showers to night and in South portion sunday morning generally in North por Tion sunday not much change in temperature. Now Jersey Delaware and Mary land Shower tonight and sunday not much in. Imp Arturo. The weather fair tonight and sunday possibly local Thunder Vasion of constitutional rights of the legislative and executive branches of die plate the Judic Iarj. Bard said impeachment of judges could be accomplished by the legis lation proposed but that it also would be possible to remove state officials. In his Call the governor directed the legislature to inquire into the grave charges placed against him self and 13 others during the primary Campaign. Under the direction of District at Torney Carl b. Shelley the Dauphin county grand jury also will begin investigation of the charges August 8. The general Assembly alone is empowered openly and publicly to conduct an investigation of such said the governor who loss a supreme court fight to Stop the grand jury inquiry. Earle and some of his closest associates Are charged with conspiracy blackmail and coercion of state employees. Although the governor s proclamation included 24 Points Only Abou a dozen different subjects were embraced. Provision for additional Relief funds which the governor said would be exhausted before the regular session in january was a prime Point. State officials said this could easily be accomplished through Transfer of funds now in the Treasury. The Anthracite commission s re port and recommendations will be acted upon. The attorney general said it will be up to the Assembly to pass on the commission s proposal that the state take Over All hard Coal mines. The legislature likewise was asked to decide whether the state or county commissioners Are responsible for medical Aid to the subject of controversy Ever since the state s new Relief Laws were enacted last summer. A school building project proposed by senator Edward j. Thompson of Centre county also was included in the Call. Thompson has a plan to build 000 new schools through the general state authority program. Applications for such projects must be in the hands of pea before september 30, he said. The government is expected to contribute the state and the communities an other a revision of state Laws pertaining to Blind pensions was proposed to enable Pennsylvania to get Federal help regulations for the Sale of fire works Are to be considered Bard explained because dealers would be stocked by next january. Legislation to Correct a technicality in the Laws which created the Oil Industry investigating commission also will be asked. The supreme court outlawed the commission because it providing for the abatement of tax penalties and interest on taxes imposed by the various political sub divisions poor districts and schoo districts of the Commonwealth. Widening of the Philadelphia approaches to the Delaware rive Ridge. Validating commissions heretofore created by joint Resolution of the continued on Page 2 Conneaut Lake meeting chairman predicts goal of half million new members will be reached big Parade tonight Conneaut Lake pa., july Young republicans launch a Campaign Here today to enrol new voters in their party to recapture the state administration at the november general election. Senior Republican state chair Man James f. Torrance proposed the new voter drive and it won immedi ate support from Frank c. Hilton of Wyomissing state chairman of the Young republicans. George j. Barco of mad Villa chairman of today s conference of Young republicans from 32 Western by the associated press pennsylvanians waited today sat urday for a High pressure area Over Bermuda to move on and bring to an end a week s series of Rains and the wettest july since 1919. The u. S. Weather Bureau at Phi Ladelphia reported there was no change in sight As Farmers counted their crop losses in thousands of Dol Lars. The weather Bureau explained that the Bermuda High pressure area resulted in a stagnant Low pressure Section along the coast which was be ing drenched with Rains carried by Southwest winds. Since monday 4.16 inches of rain have fallen in the Philadelphia area .01 More than the Normal for the entire month. The month s total to Date is 5.28, compared with the Normal of 2.82. Lancaster county was the hardest hit with nearly 9 inches of rain since july 1. Six inches has fallen this week. Farmers counted damage to their crops in excess of As the rain and wind beat Down their Corn tobacco and Tomato plants. Both in Lancaster and York coun ties Grain which had been Cut was rotting in the Fields. Easton reported the Delaware River had risen nine feet in the last 24 Tion of Pennsylvania be amended to provide for the popular election of the attorney the prosecution in any criminal Case shall have no right of venue change. District attorney Graham said later the Resolution regarding venue changes had been prompted by venue changes granted Charles j. Mar Giotti while As attorney general he prosecuted the Frank Monaghan third degree Case in fac Etc county. Venue changes were granted to Somerset and Allegheny counties. J. T Pennsylvania counties said last night hours and had about reached its that Early arrivals brought reports of Crest. Campers and summer cottage party gains throughput Western Jers along its Banks were driven out state predicted the drive by the High water. Would reach the goal. The Lehigh River at Allentown Barco said delegates might be ask was five inches Short of flood stage. Cd j or an expression on the Call tithe 7.7 foot Crest was reached Early governor George h. Earle i or a Spe 1 today and was expected to subside. Cial session of the legislature to in 1 three canoeists were rescued from vesting at Campaign charges against flooded Nesh Aminy Creek near new the session con Portville in Bucks county. Their this week s nomination for the Clearfield Progress club is Chester a. Anstadt his administration Venes monday. Earle s is the first democratic and Craft broke up in the rough water. Houston Dunn 28, and miss Sarah ministration in Pennsylvania in Bishop both of Philadelphia and nearly a half Century. Barco said the Olaf Hagen an employee on Dunn s nature of the conference action had farm Clung to a tree for two hours not been determined. Today b speakers include Torrance u. S. Senator James j. Davis Candi dates for state offices and Young re publican loaders. The conference will end tonight with an old fashioned Torch Light Parade. Or. Anstadt applied and was one of he half dozen hired. In that Way 27 years ago he Laun Ched his career with the Bell Tele phone company a step that led ultimately to Hia present Post of manager n Clearfield. Or. Anstadt was born on his father s farm below Montoursville on de Cember 22, 1885. That was during the presidency of Chester a. Arthur so the Young son was named for or. A thur. His father George Washington Anstadt similarly bore a president s name. The Young Man grew up on the farm helping to milk cows operate threshing machines run cider presses and All the other manifold tasks of the farm. I Learned to work says or. Anstadt. He attended country school two Miles from his Home until he was 15. Then he went to Muncy to attend the Muncy Normal school. Living with an aunt there he went to school in the summer time and worked As an orderly at the Williams port Hospital in the Winter. His work at the Hospital led to his de sire to be a doctor. Before graduating from Muncy Normal he also worked on an Engi Hunt 3, missing near ice caves in n. Desert c. A. Anstadt a old Man with whiskers tur Ned Chester Arthur Anstadt from Rne Diane to a business knowing it. The Man whose name or. Anstad does not even recall was a member of the state Board of medical exam Iners. He decided that Young Anstadt then 25, could not continue his Stu Dies at Jefferson medical College Neering corps Lor the j. H. Weaver in Philadelphia without first taking a semester s work at an academic col lege. I pleaded with or. Anstadt says but he did t Budge. At that being a doctor meant everything to or. Anstadt s father then a Farmer and Lumberman near Montoursville in Lycoming county was not in favor of the extra semester at another school so the Young Man s medical preparations ended abruptly. He then tried real estate and assisted in the development and Sale of a plot of ground East of Williamsport known As Kenmar. He had studied Only one semester at Jefferson and so had Little to lose by entering another Field. A want and appearing in a Williamsport paper in the fall of 1911, about a year after the disappointment in Philadelphia called for the services of six Young men to sell telephones. Coal co. And assisted in engineering work of laying out the town of Ida mire Indiana county and mine Engi Neering at Possum glory Revlock Nanty Glo and the opening of the Ida mire mine spending his spare time with or. Ben f. Coe the present sur Geon of pa., who then maintained an office and Small sanitarium at Dixonville. At Muncy he was a classmate of Lester a. Ade now superintendent of Public instruction in Pennsylvania. Or. Anstadt has been with Bell Telephone continuously except for three months since 1911. One weekend in 1912 he and the five others hired were Given notice that they weren t needed any longer. After three months however or. Anstadt was called Back. During the interval he and an associate sold gummed paper Mach Ines the Type that dispense bands of continued on Page 3 Grants n. M., july posses of state police and sheriff s deputies pressed today a search for three Kentucky women tourists miss ing since tuesday near the strange perpetual ice caves of the Wettern new Mexico desert. Their automobile first was noticed parked near the caves in the heart of the Indian country tuesday. When it was seen in the same place again yesterday an alarm was spread. The women were identified As miss Irene Piedalue 45, of winches ter ky., Clark county Home Demon stration agent her sister miss Laura Piedalue 47, new York nurse and miss Marie Antoinette de Layforest of Lexington an instructor of French at the University of Kentucky. The three had been expected to arrive at Billings and to visit Sisters of the misses Piedalue. Concern for their safety was expressed there by relatives who had received a postcard from them mailed at continued on Page 4 mrs. Mable Nolder Dies suddenly mrs. Mable Nolder Well known local Cook died unexpectedly at 5 a. Today. She was the widow of h. R. Nolder who died some years ago at their former Home in Luthers Burg. Mrs. Nolder was 42 and had worked before they were rescued. A 15-foot Concrete Span Over Chadds Ford washed out Early today blocking the Philadelphia Baltimore Pike. Nine Bridges were Down in Lancaster county. Lightning destroyed a barn on the John Eash farm at Holsopple Somerset county last night As the storm extended into the Western part of the state. Harrisburg Lebanon and Hazle ton reported that the Rains continued today but damage to crops was slight and there was Little danger from floods. Continued on Page 3 had been Deupi rident since three children were taken to slate sanitarium used silk stocking As noose Kin finds body despondency Over the illness of her three children was blamed today for the suicide death of mrs. Alfretta Ricer 44, of Houtzdale. Her body was found yesterday hanging by a silk stocking from the Iron Cross bar of a bed in her bed room. A sister in Law mrs. John Riefer who lives next door broke in to the House at a. After she had seen no activity there for several hours. Mrs. Riefer s three children ten eight and six years old were admitted to the state sanitarium at mount Alto Only a month ago All suffering from traces of tuberculosis. Mrs. Rich or herself in ill health for the past year and More had been despondent Ever since. Jacob Riefer her husband ate breakfast with her at a. M., then left for Janesville where he is employed on a spa project. She was in Good spirits when he left he told county Coroner Elmo e. Erhard. Or. Erhard reported the death As suicide after conducting an investigation. The Riefer Home is a half mile out Side Houtzdale on the Road to Madera. Funeral services will be held at 9 a. Monday at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Houtzdale. Inter ment will be in the Catholic cemetery. Forest fires continue beyond control Seattle july of fire danced madly through Virgin Vancouver Island Timber today As the worst Forest fire in the Island s his tory burned uncontrolled and Dani Genously close to ties. Several commune new Island Border incident Renews far East tension As Cook at the deluxe diner on Sec Ond Street for the past eight years. Surviving Are four children har old Nolder and mrs. Jean Hite of Louisville Ohio mrs. Dorothy Brown and Gail Nolder of Clearfield. Her Mother mrs. Elizabeth Elstrand and mrs. Margaret Smith both of Louisville Ohio also survive along with two Arthur us strand of new Kensington and George Elstrand of funeral arrangements have no been announced. Norb rules company table for discharged worker expenses Washington july 23 the National labor relations Board in a precedent setting ruling held to Day that a company discharging workers for Union activities was liable for expenses they incurred in Hunting new work. The ruling was made in an order against the Crossett lumber co., Crossett Ark. The order directed the company to reinstate with Back 34. Workers who the Board said were discharged for Union As Long ago As april 1935. The order called for the payment of Back less net earnings during the period of discharge. Woodland boy is struck by car eight year old Kenneth Turner of Woodland was in the Clearfield hos Pital today recovering from injuries received when a car struck him in front of his Home. His injuries were not considered serious. By the associated press far Eastern tension was renewed today by a second incident on the Border Between soviet Russia and Manchukuo As the Powers of West Ern Europe groped for a formula to secure their peace. Just As tension was subsiding Over Japan s charges that Russia had us faded Manchukuo soil near Chan Kun eng and Moscow s rejection of a japanese protest reports came of a new clash and a japanese Landing on a disputed Island. Dispatches from Khabarovsk a siberian City near the c manch Juliuo Frontier said two japanese Manchukuo motorboats. Landed a Milit Ary detachment thursday on the rus Sian Island of Faingor in the River North of the disputed change Kuofeng area. Talk of peace preserving align ments stirred cautious optimism in Western Europe As British French and German leaders sought a for Mula for settlement of the autonomy demands of nazi supported sudeten germans in Czechoslovakia. From authoritative sources it was disclosed no new proposals were under consideration although prime minister Chamberlain had Given German government certain ances that Britain would continue continued on Page 3 newspaper newspaper

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