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19 Apr 1937

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19 Apr 1937

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Connellsville Daily Courier (Newspaper) - April 19, 1937, Connellsville, PennsylvaniaD1tion the Best advertising medium in the Yough Region. 2 vol 35 no 1r5 the weekly courier. Founded july n. 181d. I Merced. Of Inu. . Too Dally Cornier. Founded november 10. July i 1023 a. Monday evening april. 19, 1937. Twelve pages. Bandits wives freed of blame in jail escape absolved by Joseph Tarr Fugi Tive who surrenders it v Mother s Behest. Had been hiding until starved slain a Man special to the courier. Uniontown april a clean slate saturday night following questioning by state police three suspects in connection with the thursday night six Man county jail delivery Are free today. The suspects Kathryn and Helen Duboy wives of the Duboy Brothers and John Levasty All of Evans Man or were released after their Story that they knew nothing of the jail break and did t have any part was verified by Joseph Tarr 25. Of Al Lison the escaped inmate who was turned Over to authorities by his Mother late saturday night. The three were arrested by officers thursday night after it was reported that the Trio had made boasts that there is going to be a jail break to the three denied any know ledge of the statement but not until the version Tarr after he had been returned to police was heard was their Story verified. Driven to the Home of his parents at Allison by the pangs of hunger Tarr who with the two Duboys Mike Matanin and John Gombar comprising the so called Duboy Jang and also Hamilton Leftwich fled the Pris on was provided with a bounteous Home cooked meal permitted to shave and clean up and then driven to Uniontown in the family automobile by his Mother mrs Louise Tarr and a brother in Law Ector tiny Martin and Given into the custody of sheriff Thomas r Aubrey and state police at the Uniontown police station at o clock saturday night. The fugitive had been in hiding in the mountains Back of Coolspring in the Woods near Phillips and in the Hills near his Home since leaving the jail. He had nothing to eat he said since partaking of the prison fare thursday afternoon until arriving the Home of his parents at about 5.30 o clock saturday afternoon. My is not Good for him to run away like the Mother said later. I Tell him to gel ready we go bade to jail. When we get to Uniontown i m a Little afraid and we go first to Home of my daughter. She than go with us to she insisted he surrender because she feared he would be Hurt if caught by police. Martin who was driving the car parked near the Entrance to the Jai and the party walked Towart Tho City jail. As they approach court Street Deputy Warden bar continued on Page six. Washington. April Tor general Stanley Reed today pc pared a Quick Appeal to. The supreme court to expedite a decision on the constitutionality of old age pension provisions of the social Security act Reed planned to ask the supreme court today or tomorrow for a re View of a decision by which the first circuit court of appeals held the far reaching social legislation unconstitutional. St. Augustine. Fla., april 19, sheriffs of two counties today investigated the head on automobile collision which fatally injured Fau c. Jeans 41, editor of the slim Tribune m. Victor Miller 32. Trl Bune attorney and Edward Moore 60, of Cincinnati. Moore s wife a Hurt seriously in the crash which occurred late yesterday. The acc Dent occurred when jeans swerved to avoid hitting a cow. Madrid april Bat Zerles began a heavy bombardment of Madrid at p. M. Today Caus ins numerous casualties. They sen Over shells at intervals of to minutes concentrating their artillery fire in streets in the Center of the capital already battered by Many shellings in the protracted siege. Washington april Martin president of the unite automobile workers Union said to Day the Union would file charge with the National labor relation Board charting Henry Ford with Al lured violation of the Wagner Labo act within a few Philadelphia april 19. Judgments entered and opinions filed by the Pennsylvania supreme court Here today included citizens National Bank of Washington is Wood it Al. Fayette. Decree affirmed costs to be paid by Appellant Washington april Senate judiciary committee end its hearing for today after an unprecedented Brief 20-Mlnute session there u Ere indications that Publ testimony on the president s com plan will conclude Iii week. Wayno Wbaker 27, the a Man who died after being shot four times by Bank robbers in the Topeka kan., Post office is shown above. Central press death demanded for two bandits who killed a Man by United press. Topeka kans., april government today demanded the Ives of two gunmen who killed a department of Justice agent. U. S. Attorney s. S. Alexander prepared to flip murder charges to Day against Alfred Power and Robert Suhay who Are held in the county jail at Kansas City. He said he will request grand jury indict ments quickly and will demand the death penalty for both prisoners. The men Are held for slaying wll Berley w. Baker 27-year-old Federal agent in shooting their Way out of a trap set for them ins the Topeka Post office last week. They were hunted for Bank robbery. Working on his first major assign ment with the department Baker became the 10th a Man since 192 a die in the line of duty. He was the first one killed in 20 months o warfare Between Federal agents Anc Public shot four times once in the Back and three More times As he spun around and tried to bring his own gun into play Baker died in a hos Pital saturday night. In its taciturn manner the department with Csc news of the death until sunday e Ning when the body was moved to a funeral Home and surrendered to the father h. H. Baker state sen a Tor of Puma ariz., who was at Thi bedside. The two gunmen who were firs wanted for an Bank robbery at Katonah. N. Y., ran into the am Bush when they called for mail a the Topeka Post office. Federal men had an idea that relatives might try to communicate with one of the men so they watched mail sent by the hunted men s relatives traced letter to Topeka and waited Here of them to claim it. Three agents were posted at the Posto Fllch. Baker tried to arrest on of the outlaws at the general do livery window and was shot from behind by the second gunman. Then both bandits led. Baker s compan Ion officers of Rcd several shots a them before they reached their Auto Mobile. One Bullet struck Suhay i the Arm. Sheriff Homer Sylv Csc and his brother Cass captured the gunmen at Plattsmouth neb., after chasing them into a Blind Road. In the same Kansas City a where they Are held is Adam Richetti under sentence of death the Union station massacre Case where another Raymon Caffrey was Spain. Richetti has appealed to the Missouri supreme court. More than believed to b loot from the new York Bank a recovered from Power and Suha and from a hotel room they had in Kansas City. The two men admitted the Topeka shooting sheriff Sylvester but denied the Bank robbery. Warships hem Spain tonight to halt War manager held in brutal murder of girl violinist t Nnnie time observers will take posts on land to close frontiers. Marks an epoch in world history London april of Britain France Germany and Taly and official observers of Many lations took up posts today off the Oasis of War torn Spain and on the Spanish frontiers of Franks and Portugal. At Midnight Greenwich mean Ime 7 p. M. Est Llcy will Start n the name of 27 european nations he first Effort Ever made to con Fine a War by physical Means within he limits of the territory in which it s being fought. The ships and men arc to be iving Wall intended to shut in the combatants of the Spanish civil War and keep what is called the Little world War from becoming a big world War. By the plan worked out by the International non intervention com Mittee Here British and French ships will patrol costs controlled y the nationalists and German and italian ships will patrol coasts con trolled by the loyalists. Along the French Frontier there will be 130 Neutral observers and along the portuguese Frontier 130 British observers. There will be 10 observers at Gibraltar. At control ports along the Atlantic and Mediterranean coast outside Spain will be another 550 observers. Ships of Oil 27 nations signatory o the non intervention agree Man must report at these control ports on their Way to Spain and take aboard observers who will accompany them to Spanish ports and supervise the disembarkation of passengers and goods. Thus the Powers Hope to shut off nearly All if not All of the Volun Teers and War munitions which have reached Spain for months. The maritime observers when they Board ships will Fly special Black balls on a White background. The warships have Power to ques Tion ships of the 27 nations. They cannot actually Stop any ship by those of their own Flag. They can not Challenge ships of the unite states or other non european nations however if they suspect that euro Pean ships Are flying false colors they can Check up with ship registers and question any ship whose colors do no Check with its registry. Also the warships have no control Over Span ish ships. It is admitted that there Are gaps in the plan. No non european no Spanish ship is subject to control there Are Long frontiers and few observers. For the present there Wil be no control at such Spanish pos sessions As the Canary islands Ifni Rio do Oro Rio Muni and Fernandi to. But Morocco and the Balearic islands arc included in the plan. Despite the gaps Hope is held tha the flow of men and munitions Wil be effectively halted. Germany am Italy seem less eager to Send further help to the nationalists and most o the Aid to nationalists and loyalist has gone from nations covered by the control plan. Printers select Cumberland Tor next convention Greensburg. April Berland md., was selected As the place for the next Semi annual con Ference of the Tri state typographical convention at the closing session of the 44th meeting Here sunday. T. J. Little of Mckeesport was elected president and Clyde s. Slick of Johnstown Secretary treasurer. R. K. Smith named rotary president the Board of directors of the rotary club named at the Weckl luncheon thursday has elected Kus sell k. Smith of Dawson As presiden other officers chosen were Walt t. Smith vice president James v Shartzer Secretary Ernest r. Korosei treasurer. President Smith will represent the club at the convention of rotary International at Nice France a june. The club will have its lunch to this week at the White Swan Hole in Uniontown where the annual District convention is to be held. Undergoing treatment. William Jones of Grant town w. Va., Stanley Frydrich of Lamberton Paul Vargo of West Leise Nimg Al Fred Johnson of Connellsville r. D. No. 2, James Yanniello of Banning Street Samuel e. Christner of Scott Dale and George Leachko of Lemont Furnace have been admitted to Connellsville state Hospital for mint. Davidson company s new Home progressing rapid Progress is being made i Remote King the Munson building i West Crawford Avenue re cent purchased by the j. R. Davidso company for its grocery store. The entire front is being change and the Interior altered along line of a modern food establishment. The quarters will be occupied some Tim before june 1. Pioneer woman named. San Francisco. April Federal research workers have unearthed the fact that the first Whit woman to come to san Francisco a Clotilda do Alba born in Panama City. She eloped Al 17 with a Youn mexican and came to san francium. In 1770, six years before the big of the declaration of Independent jealousy s victim new York. April elevator boy today identified Mischa Ross Book in or agent As the Man who followed Beautiful Tanya a Clova Leht club violinist. Into the sound proof studio in which she was beaten to death with a claw Hammer. By Joseph l. United press staff correspondent. New York april Lischa Ross appeared at the Homo of Lis father in Law for the first time n two years curly today and was arc std immediately for questioning on crying the strange slaying of his protege and client the Beautiful girl violinist Tania a Clova. In a sound proof studio High above times Square miss la Elva a Grad uate of Julliard school of music a violinist of unusual Talent and prom ise was beaten with a claw Hammer. Four hours later she was found unconscious and bleeding behind the Wall drapes. Six hours later she died. Even before police were looking for Mischa Ross a percussionist and the manager and booking agent of miss a Clova. It was he who had encouraged her professional career continued on Page six. Tody of hit run victim is found by two local men Uniontown april the end of a 400-foot Trail of blood on he Woodcock hollow Road Early this morning was found the mangled and icel ass body of Bernard Simpson victim of a hit and run Driver. Struck about half Way Down a Scep Grade the victim died As he was being rolled around mercilessly y the car the Driver of which did not Stop. At the foot of the Grade on the cast Side of the Highway was tossed the torn and mangled body the head crushed almost to a pulp. His legs were crossed indicating that he had been dragged. State Highway patrolmen who investigated said that the Trail of death de Back 130 Yards. Blood stains and arts of the Skull and brains marked he Zig Zag path the car had taken of tar striking the Young Man who was in his Early twenties. Sometimes in the Middle of the Highway but mostly on the Edge were he stains left by Bernard s life s blood. His head Lay in a larger Pool of blood four feet from the Edge of the National Pike. Ross j. Midcalf and a. R. Boyer of Connelly Vlic on their Way to Richmond va., discovered the body. They notified Tony Rendine at Elk Park and in a Short time he had two Highway patrolmen on the Job. The officers found the hit and run victim his face crushed almost beyond recognition. In his pocket was found a card bearing his name and giving his address As Rock life Driver of r. D. No. 5, Martinsburg w. A. The youth who apparently had been walking along the Highway when struck wore three sweaters a Blue Check Mackinaw Brown shoes pigskin gloves and a Brown hat. His hat remained on his head until the end of the death ride. Dunbar township High graduation thursday june 3 a class of approximately to will 0 graduated from the Dunbar town hip High school on thursday night Une 3, at the annual commencement incr cases in the Leisenring no. 1 auditorium it was announced today by superintendent r. K. Smith. While graduation ceremonies for a number of years have been of the dramatized Type the current one will e a return to the old style with addresses one by an invited educator and others by members of the class. The superintendent said that or. C. Keller of California state teach ers College will deliver the principal address at the commencement exercises while or. C. C. Ellis president of Juniata College will preach the class Sermon on sunday afternoon. May 30. June 4 will be the final Day for school for the students while Satur Day May 22, is the Date Tor the Sec Ond annual school picnic which this year will be held at Olympia Park at Versailles. Hundreds whip Trout streams first open sunday in Region hundreds of fishermen were on Trout streams of Fayette Westmore land and Somerset counties sunday the first sunday on which fishing was Legal in Pennsylvania. Warden James Banning re Porter 48 on Dunbar Creek. They were checked As they left showing they caught 63 Trout Over nine inches Long of which they kept 23. Or. Banning said there vere fully 100 visitors on the Stream who did not fish. Or. Banning said a partial Check showed 23 on Buck run with 26 Trout 31 on Back Creek with 42 Trout 19 on Mill run with 44 Trout these were Only a few the Warden could Check. There May have been scores of others. A Motorist reported that As he crossed Laurel Hill Creek at Kings Bridge nine fishermen were observed in the Stream. Five cars Scro re ported parked it that time at the crossing of Sandy run near Scull ton. Bridges at Bridgeport were re ported lined with anglers. The Only fish that May be caught there a this time Are suckers and Catfish the same was True of the Bridge Over the Reservoir near Mill run numerous fishermen were observe at Lake Gordon and Lake Kuhn in Bedford county. Red Cross Board tonight. The Board of directors of Fayette county chapter american re Cross will meet tonight at 8 o clock in the chapter Headquarters at Uniontown. The weather fair tonight not so Cool in South West portion tuesday partly Cloudy cooler in Central and North portions is the noon weather forecast of Western Pennsylvania. Temperature record. 1937 1s36 maximum 30 fi4 minimum _ _ so .18 mean .________65 is milk Bill before Assembly tonight by United press. Harr1sburg, april Tor time to secure both House Anc Senate approval of a permanent milk control Law to replace the temporary statute expiring april 30, the legis lature begins its 16th and longest week it 9 p. M. Today. A thursday session will to added to the customary three Day Legisla Tive week to enhance chances o ironing out the controversial milk control problem prior to the dead line. A minimum of five legislative Days Are necessary for movement of proposals through both branches to the governor s desk. A House agriculture sub commit tee was to pass judgment during the afternoon on proposed amendments to the administration milk Contro Bill and submit the altered measure to the full committee tomorrow for action determining the form in which it will reach the House floor. Representatives j. Harold Arnold Fayette sponsor of the administration Bill and representative John a. Smith Cumberland who directed the drafting of the Independent milk control proposal rejected by the agriculture committee last week 1 to 10, chairman Dennis l. Westrick Cambria casting the deciding vote representatives Dickinson Dyson and Hetrick co sponsors of the in dependent Bill shared with Smith the Hope some of its provisions would be included in the administration measure. The co sponsors arc Mem Bers of the sub committee of my appointed to prepare the Arnold Bil for consideration by the agriculture committee. Five injured in Auto crash near Morrell five persons including two Chil Dren were slightly injured while three other youngsters escaped in Headon collision on the Uniontown Highway in the Vicinity of Cam White Oak at Morrill saturday afternoon in which cars driven b Edward Kasic Wiez of Scottdale an John l. Price of Uniontown r. D. 1 were damaged. Mrs. Katherine Price 30, a taken to Connellsville state hos Pital for treatment of Comus ions t her Chest lacerations of the fore head and an injury to her Back. So was to be discharged this afternoon her husband suffered cuts about the face As did Kasiewicz. David Price two suffered an abrasion on the thigh and Ruth three contusion o the leg. The four were return a after having their injuries treated three other Price children were in Hurt. Major Allan d. Boggs wealthy re tired army officer of. Crux cal., shot and killed his wife above she Lay in bed their son next to her. Boat is in a fit of shot because he mistook tha sleeping form of his 12-year-old Eon for another Central mistakes Stepson for wife s lover., fires kills her by United press. Santa Cruz cal., april 19. Mrs. Sally Boggs 37, died Toda rom u Bullet wound inflicted by he husband major Allen d. Boggs when he suspected her of being unfaithful. An attorney argued the unwritten Law for major Boggs retired army officer who shot his wife when h mistook his Slep son for a Man in his wife s bedroom. The shooting occurred at the Horn of a Friend mrs. James a. Harris jr., where mrs. Boggs had gone t spend the night with her 12-year-Olc son by a former marriage Danny Renear. Major Boggs followed them entered the bedroom and found i wife in one of twin othe bed was rumpled evidently Hastil abandoned. Danny had run into the bathroom when he heard his step father approach. Major Boggs Sal he thought it was another Man we had fled out Smith Boggs attorney said the major had been sans wit jealousy for months believing tha his wife was unfaithful to him. H thought he had trapped her at Las he did what any red blooded a would have done under the Circum he said it was a Case of the in written that if mrs. Boggs died he would plead that the Majo was not guilty by reason of insanity Danny slight and Pale visited h Mother it the Hospital and Hope they put my step father in jail of hurting Boggs was held in the county Jai he is scheduled for trial we Unesda on charges of negligent homicide homicide and Drunken driving As the result of running Over a woman i san Jose with his automobile november. Mrs. Ellen Simmons Dies. Mrs. Ellen Simons 76, Mother o mrs. Maude Metz of Scott Haven and William Simmons of Buena Vista died saturday at her Home at Manor nuts Moreland county. Tax collector Bill before House caucus this Evenin harr1sburg, april cratic administration leaders renewed efforts today to put the Moo maw Mon local tax collection Economy Bill through the legislator free of a crippling local option amendment. Philadelphia democrats in House Whoso constituents Are not e acc cd by the proposal which Wou abolish unnecessary tax collectors i boroughs and townships last wee walked on governor George 1 Earlc who asked the administrate majority in the Assembly to Suppo the Bill. They permitted a caucus agree non on a local option amendment which would delay if not invalidate the proposed annual saving f taxpayers through immediate Obol lion of local collectors. The Bill would permit the county Treasu prs to do the collecting in the Elim nation of the free system. Democratic state chairman Dav l. Lawrence expects to bring the i sue before the House majority Cauca again tonight in an Effort to ret Clear Cut endorsement of the b sponsored by representatives Paul Moomaw Franklin and j. P. Mora ally shiny Canadian . Workers plan lengthy siege Roll cd unlimited financial assistance by c. I. 0. _ instead. Conference deadlocked by Leo a. Petersen United press staff correspondent. Oshawa april f the committee for Industrial or animation seeking to avoid a split tween United states nits of the United automobile workers Union promised unlimited Mancial support today Lor strikers at in general. Motors corporation s Oshawa Plant. The pledge was made by Hugh Thompson c. I. O. Organizer a few ours after a spokesman Tor the trick is had announced that unless he Union called sympathy strikes in 11 United states plants of Tho corporation by 9 a. M. Today Tho Carf Idian unit would Settle its own con rovers and get along without tha 7 _ the sympathy strike demand evaporated As leaders of the local movement Laid plans for a lengthy ii Etc. We have made no demand for a sympathy strike in the United a spokesman for the howards committee told the United press. That s news to Thompson replied to a question regarding the sympathy strike reports. The International support pledge of the Union appeared to have sat sned that contingent which had adored efforts to Force strikes in the United states plants. Thompson promised that All strik ers and their families would be taken care of until the corporation agreed to recognize the Union and Settle the walk out. International officers of the Union had explained that a strike in the United states at this time would be inadvisable. The Union s National executive cd mid meets in Washington today to formulate a policy to be followed in dealings Between Union officials in the two countries. General motors already has recognized the Union in its United states plants. Thompson s Promise of financial Aid As a Compromise offer to quiet demands for walkouts across the Border was followed by appointment of three committees which were ordered to draft plans for continuing the strike into the summer if Neces sary. Sick benevolent and welfare committees were named. An entertain ment committee planned to organize a softball league and to promote other athletic contests. Attempts to negotiate a strike settlement were deadlocked after col lapse of a conference in Toronto on saturday with Premier Mitchell e. Hepburn. The Premier declared that c. H. Millard president of the Oshawa u. A. Unit had double crossed him because he had promised to represent the local Union Only and then had told Sofieh Oshawa Union counsel that he was present As a c. I. O. Sluard is trying to play both ends against Tho Hepburn said. The Premier we o that he would not Deal with John l. Lewis and his paid hirelings of the c. I. Said that the Ontario government is also prepared to save Canadian Gold mines in which the c. I. O. Is attempting to he said the organization also was Active among workers in the Nickel mines near Sudbury operated by the International Nickel company. Homer Martin president of the a a. W., returned to Detroit yesterday after conferring with strike leaders Here. He refused to comment on the strikers demand that such action would be unwise in View of the agreement Between general motors and the Union signed at the Conlu continued on Pago six. Reds sell Herman to Detroit club by United press. Cincinnati Ohio april 19__ the Cincinnati reds today announced the Sale outfielder Floyd babe Herman to the Detroit tigers. The Sale Price was not made cub lie. Remain in debate meet. Hurst Monessen Point Marion lock Haven Ambridge and Cumber land township moved into the de Bate finals of the state eliminations of the National forensic league St state College saturday. The Winner was to be crowned today. East Huntingdon Derry township and St. Vincent prep were eliminated in the sixth round. Civil Engineer Dies. Greensburg april ing s. Seymour 58. For 37 years a civil Engineer for the Railroad died at his Home Here Sun Day Lite Ramon

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