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New Castle News (Newspaper) - September 23, 1940, New Castle, Pennsylvania New Castle pa., news monday september 23, 1940. Two nazis deny sinking refugee Berlin enters denial of charge geeks to place blame for sinking on British in statements assert subs not Active 600 Miles out �0� Neaily 300 lost As British ship is sunk continued from one fore they were rescued after watching companions die before their eyes from exposure and exhaustion. The children aboard the torpedoed ship were Between five and fifteen years old. Most of them came from London. Liverpool and other cities frequently attacked by nazi air raid an official communique issued by the children a overseas reception Hoard said a fullest precautions had been taken for the safety of the a tragic Cir by Pierre j Hiss International new service 8t�m correspondent Berlin sept 23.�?the German government today disclaimed responsibility for the Torp doing of a passenger refugee ship with the loss of 293 live accusing great Britain o a tailing a a tear Jerker plot to arouse american sympathy. An official spokesman charged that the British government May have loaded evacuees aboard an armed merchantman which was liable to attack under the German proclaimed a a if this was the spokesman said Quot it was with the deliberate intention of precipitating such an incident to serve propaganda purposes in Gullible editor s note the British government has not identified the torpedoed vessel deny attack German naval circles declared that no nazi submarine or warship has attacked or been permitted to attack any passenger vessel recognized As such either in or out of the War zone. No such incident has yet been reported by German naval Craft anywhere it was said. Only armed merchantmen will be attacked in the War zone without warning it was said. With regard to British assertions the ship was torpedoed 600 Miles at sea no German a boat is operating at any such distance it was said. Manv of the children were killed instantly by the explosion. Others Decd in the lifeboats before they could be rescued by British warships which dashed to the scene Geoffrey Shakespeare undersecretary for dominions and chairman of the evacuation Board a a Northwest port to see to the scar of the child survivors. After inter viewing both children and adults he said a i am full of horror and indignation that any German Captain could have found it within him to torpedo a ship More than 600 Miles from land in a temp Tous Aea. The conditions were such that there was Little Chance for the passengers adults or children to survive. A this deed will Shock the world. It is another example of the barbarous methods of elated with nazi Germany and it is Only comparable to their brutal and indiscriminate bomb my of women and children in London. Wilkie to make Pittsburgh speech will add ecu crowd at for be Field on october 3, it b announced German raiders in new attempt to bomb London cwt amp to Ltd fro Faro it it a a London and subjected the City to one of the heaviest assaults it has experienced. Thirty different London area were hit in these two raids in which the German bombers did not concentrate on any single sector. A number of fires were started but quickly extinguished. Throughout the night London police conducted a search for Man columnists exposing lighted windows and other mysterious signals As guide to the raiders. Incendiary bombs fell on one London Hospital causing minor dam deaths of the Day John w. Dunn Dies suddenly jaywalking dangerous internal l tuna news service a Cincinnati o. A enforcement of Cincinnati a ordinance against jaywalking assailed by councilman Nicholas Klein and others is defended by City manager c. Sherrill who cited that 72 per cent of All persons killed in traffic accidents last year were pedestrians crossing streets. Persons who Cross streets at Points other than regular crosswalks Are being arrested and in some cases fined. Ages but no casualties. A High explosive bomb fell nearby and demolished several Homes. It Wasj eared several people were killed by this two other bombs hit a Roadway throwing a huge Concrete Section on top of and through a roof of an adjoining building where a six year old child in bed escaped unhurt. Evacuees killed at least seven persons were killed in Southwest London when another High explosive bomb demolished a building housing evacuees from Homes threatened by time lbs. London t anti aircraft batteries kept up an almost incessant Roar As they erupted shells at the attacking Plone German bomber which received a direct hit exploded in midair Early this morning Over an Eastern suburb. While the nazis pounded London according to an official announcement British bombers once again pounded the German a invasion bases along the French coast. This statement a or. A. F. Bombers attacked enemy occupied bases in France and Belgium and important targets in Germany last two alarms sounded in London during the night time raids the 113th and 114th the capital has experienced. Nearly 8-hour raid the first All Clear sounded Early in the morning after an alarm that lasted nearly eight hours. After a Brief respite the warning sirens Max Ludwig stricken with a heart attack in his Home at 1504 Highland Avenue shortly after noon Max Ludwig 58, Well known business Man died a to in a few minutes today. He had been ill few nearly a year but recently had recuperated to the Point where he was permitted to go out somewhat. Or. Ludwig was born in Dousman j Ottawa county Wisconsin april 24, 1882 the son of Elias and Barbara link Ludwig. About 25 years ago he came to new Castle to engage in the outdoor advertising business. He was one of the pioneers in the outdoor advertising business. He is survived by his widow mrs. Ethel Price Ludwig a daughter. Mrs. Richard Wimberley of Greenville a daughter Mary Lou and two sons. Max jr., and James Albert Ludwig of new Castle. A granddaughter Barbara Wimberly also survives. Other survivors Are the following Brothers and Sisters Henry Lud wig of Sullivan wis. Lawrence a. Ludwig of Dousman wis. Mrs. Adeline Miller of Helenville wis. Mrs. Laura Mun Shau of Oconomowoc wis. Mrs. Lena Gramling of Dousman wis. Mrs. Ferd Gramling of Dousman wis. A brother and sister preceded him in death some years ago. He was the owner of the Max Ludwig company of new Castle and the owner of the Castle Hills Golf course. He was a director of the general outdoor advertising company and a director of the Peoples Bank. Funeral announcements will be made tuesday. Life Long resident of City expires following heart attack this morning John w. Punn aged 70, retired Mill worker died following a heart attack in the lobby of the Henry hotel at 11 of clock this morning. Or. Dunn who had been residing at the Henry hotel for several Days formerly resided at 333 East North Street. He had been out walking about the business Section earlier in the morning and came into the lobby and sat Down in a chair. He was talking with Sam Cooper seated nearby when he slumped Over in his chair. Surviving Are one son James Dunn of Mercer county three Sisters mrs. De. Smith sr., and mrs.5 John c. Moore of this City and mrs. Albert Heber of Pittsburgh and seven grandchildren. The body was removed to the r l. Boyd funeral Home. Arrangements for the funeral will be announced later. Mattson Case being revived International news service Pittsburgh sept. 23�?wen Dell l Wilkie has agreed to open sounded again. Two whistling to jobs uti a. Ltd a a a a. Fol a a a a no his presidential Campaign in Peia a Sylvania with a speech at put Urh in october 3, it was announced to Day a Frank j. Harris. Allegheny county Republican airman. Wilkie is expected to make the speech his chief labor address of the Campaign. In Fortes Field. Home of the Pittsburgh Puraty baseball club. Later he is to speak. In Philadelphia and possibly Harris Burg. Fell in the London area followed by Brief spells of gunfire in the Central Section of the City. A Short time before residents were Benjamin Franklin Butler. Benjamin Franklin Butler aged 56. Of 202 Foch Street. Ellwood City passed a my sunday at 10.50 p. M. In the new Castle Hospital. Or. Butler resided in new Castle Foi 21 years before going to Ellwood City. He was bom in Bethel Mercer county pa., on october 23, 1883, son of Evan j. And Serilda Butler. He was a locomotive Engineer by occupation. Margaret Bookwalter Butler to whom he was married for 15 years preceded him in death. Survivors Are the following Brothers and Sisters w. J. Butler of Cincinnati. O., mrs. A. J. Pitts of Portland ore., mrs. J. R Luck of Ellwood City mrs. Katherine Murray of Donora pa., mrs. A. Drus Able to leave their shelters seven 7 Nodie and mrs. U. D. Bombs whistled through the air and chel of Zelienople Ana or another big Silver value we. A. Rogers a-1 plus 60 pieces service for 12 Beautiful a a memory pattern regularly $4 a.95 $37.50 now Only Sterling Silver inlay at Points of greatest Wear tarnish proof Chest included 50� Down-50� weekly exploded near the Center of the City. Many bombs fell in widely scattered districts and several inside the Central part of London. The raiders coming Over in a steady Stream aroused anti aircraft batteries to furious action. Business premises a Parish Nail a motion picture theatre a dance Hall shops and workers houses were hit and it was feared that casualties had been caused. Several Southeast coast towns also were bombed during the night. Air ministry communique an air ministry communique said a enemy activity last night consisted of attacks by single aircraft with the London area the main objective. A the attacks on London were scattered and damage was caused to Industrial premises in several localities where there were a number of casualties some fatal. A bombs also were dropped on Southeast England. In three towns damage was done to houses there were some casualties and some people were killed. A a few bombs were dropped on other parts of the country causing slight damage and a few casualties. A during the attacks on London the germans dropped what seemed to be a new Type of bomb sulphurous missiles which filled the whole sky with a curious glow that lasted at least three or four seconds. It was believed these bombs were some new Type of incendiary weapon. Prior to last nights renewed British air attacks on German targets and German bases along the French and belgian coasts it was announced the r a. F. Carried out heavy dive bombing attacks on at least 15 German military ships at sea not far from the British coast. A a a a a a what a queer land. We try to provide a better living for workers vet permit the owners of Slot machines to Rob them of millions every month. Hunter of Ellwood City. The body has been removed to the Ritchie funeral Home. South Mill St. Where the family will receive friends tuesday evening from 7 until 0 of clock. Funeral arrangements Are incomplete. 19 mrs. Catherine Hirchinger death this morning claimed the oldest living member of St. Joseph s Parish when mrs. Catherine Hirsch Inger. Aged 82, of 656 East Washington Street passed away at her homr at 8 of clock. Death was caused by complications which followed a Short illness. Mrs. Hirschinger was born March 4, 1858. In Clintonville. Pa., daughter of Eliakim and Mary Jane Cross Newton. She had resided m new Castle for the past 60 years where she was a member of St. Joseph s Church and of the Rosary society of that Church. Mrs. Hirschinger. Well known and Well liked Here leaves a Host of sorrowing friends. Her husband. George p. Hirschinger preceded her in death in 1913. She was Ako preceded in death by a daughter. Mrs. Winifred Ohara and a son. John. Surviving Are two daughters. Mrs. Claire of Donnell of Weatherford Texas and mrs. Bart Flynn with whom she made her Home two sons Paul of Portland. Ore., and Leo g. Of Wheeling w. A. The body will be removed from the a. Darrell Burke funeral Home North Jefferson Street tuesday at noon and will be taken to the late residence 656 East Washington Street. Mrs. Johnson funeral. Largely attended funeral services or mrs. Amanda Johnson 21 Smithfield Street were conducted on saturday afternoon at 2 of clock from the late residence with Rev. Westlund pastor of the Youngstown swedish lutheran Church officiating assisted by Rev. A. M. Stump pastor of St. Paul a lutheran Church. Pallbearers were George Seamans George Watters Elmer Johnson. Oscar Carlson Fred Dangle and Alfred Bardsley. Interment was in Castle View burial Park. Out Tauoa from of Oao de today that the Fri was minutely tracing every step of Muhlenbroich s past particularly the five year period since he entered the United states on january 18. 1935. From Vancouver b. C., under a German quota. Taken on december 27, 1836 it was on the night of december 27, 1936, that the Mattson boy was kidnapped from the living room of the Mattson Home by a Man who broke into the House through a French window terrified Muriel Mattson then 14, and Alice Chat Field her Friend and threw a Ransom note demanding 128,000 on the floor of the room. Not Only because Muhlen Broth apparently was in the Pacific Northwest at the time of the kidnapping having entered the United states from Vancouver but because the tactics used in both kidnapping. Were similar in some respects the Fri men were intensely questioning Muhlenbroich. Same procedure it was pointed out that after he snatcher the Little de tristan bos from his last Friday noon he threw the note at her feet much in the same fashion that the Ransom demand in the Mattson Case was town on the floor in front of Little Charles mat sons sister. On january 11. 1937. The search for the Mattson Bov abruptly ter Ina Ted when Gordon Morrow a Young Rabbit Hunter found the Frozen body of the child in a Snow filled underbrush near Neverly Park six Miles from Everett Wash Earl j. Connelly chief investigator aide of no. 1 a Man j. Edgar Hoover personally directed the Hunt in the Mattson cae. The details of the crime were at his fingertips As he questioned Muhlenbroich today. A new observes Oost Ltd from puffy Orno from Nebraska and on the License plate was an outline of the a a scraper capital of the state at Lincoln Scenic spots. Another car noted was from Arizona and the plates carried an advertisement for the grand Canyon. Some Auto Drivers appear to believe that they have special priv Leges. On saturday afternoon Driver wheeled a car into a parking space in North Mill Street and no Only paid no attention to the Nickel for the parking meter but left the car parked at an Angle to the it Urb. With rear of the machine out six or eight feet from the curb with the consequent tie up of train in ail the time that the car remained parked there Wras presented to Council in City Hall today a proclamation issued by governor Arthur h. James designating october 16 As registration Day of All males 21 years of age and not yet 36 years of age in conformity with the selective training and service Law Hie Procla-1 mation will be pasted on a City Treasury window. The grandeur of Pennsylvania attracting guests from out of town Manv coming from great distances and sunday a new numbered among a group of twelve who endeavoured to get a glimpse of the Beauty right around in the immediate Vicinity by going for a Canter on horseback. The hidden Virgin Woods and by ways along babbling streams off the main highways Are indeed a treat and residents can be doubly proud of the Beauty of their own country especially this time of year when the leaves Are taking on their autumn colors. Picture taking yesterday was a noticeable Hobby being put into action because of the exceptionally Fine Bright and sunny Day. In travelling about. A news noticed Many getting out cameras and taking family groups and picturesque report at least Twenty German planes shot Down omit Tail from pm on flying suit and two soldiers a warn out from a Beach half a m Ile away and held h m up until a Moto boat arrived the sky Battle was precipitated when patrolling British fighters intercepted four Waves of nazi bombers and chasers that roared in from across the English Channel nazis hurled Back led by the crack a yellow no Squadron of Messerschmidt. The German air Armada ranged All up and Down the coast in an attempt to blast a Hole through the Aerial defense and Streak on London. Repeated onslaughts were made at various Points along the Kent coast the Essex coast and a he thames Estuary but in each instance waiting British lighters buried the German planes Back with heavy losses. A the height of a he Battle numerous Para Hub doped the ski a both British and German pilots bailed out of their wrecked machine. A a a it is much safer to have two parties otherwise wed have to dig up and expose the other Fellows sins americanism worrying about the shortage of skilled workers permitting a a accidents that kill 60 000 and maim 1.500.000 every year. A the new by mall one year $5.9� hop glasses on terms remove the source of irritation glasses will relieve Eye a ram and remove the cause of nervousness and irritation. It will to take the children Down to or Rosenthal right away and have their Eves examined. Rosenthal your optometrist Telephone a a Greer bide., North Mercer St. Third floor French indo China is entered by japs e a a l m Art s 129 East Washington St phone 808. Briefcase will keep your important papers in order keep them at your Finger tips when wanted see the new steer hide portfolios they Are convenient Good looking and reasonably priced. See them at \ Castle stationery co. 24 n. Mercer St. Guy funeral. Funeral services for John w Guy Chewton were conducted from the Marshall funeral Home. Wampum sunday afternoon at 2 o clock with Rev. E. Schmid pastor of the Wampum pentecostal Church in charge assisted by Rev Charles Durbin pastor of the Chewton Christian Church. During the services duets were Sung by or. And mrs. Carl hair Hogger and the Ferrante Sisters accompanied by mrs. Clare Houk. Pallbearers were Lester Badger Aithur Brown Clare Rupp Paul Booher Charles Gallagher and Wesley Mercer. Interment was in Slippery Rock cemetery. Mrs. Papenhausen funeral. Funeral services for mrs. Paul Papenhausen sr., 1405 East Washington Street were conducted saturday afternoon at 2 30 Doc from the Howard l. Reynolds funeral Home East Washington Street with or. Robert a. Galbreath president of Westminster College new Wilmington officiating. Pallbearers were Edwin Klee. William j. Us Elton Judd Lamson Ralph Lamson Arthur Mcnickle and John Streeter. Interment we As in Oak Park cemetery. Cut a Tina a from fag Oak it effect that japanese forces entered indo China As the result of an agreement with the French government has a no designs a japanese foreign office spokesman said that Japan has a no designs a upon indo China but merely j desires to Settle the a China affair. The spokesman said he did not know whether the agreement Between japanese and French authorities provides for later withdrawal of japanese forces from indo China. According to the spokesman the Border skirmish was believed to have resulted from failure of French authorities at Hanoi. Indo chinese capital to relay orders to French commanders at the Frontier. The spokesman said that japanese and French indo chinese authorities had agreed at Hanoi to permit japanese fort is to enter the French Colony on the afternoon of sunday sept. 22. Tills entry it was stated has now been made successfully at the Border 100 Miles Northeast of Hanoi. It was necessitated As a Means of action against China and is not based on any japanese territorial ambitions in indo China itself the spokesman insisted. He added that Nippon a forces crossed the Border Only after consistent patience and forbearance on their part and that Japan will entertain no objections from other countries. Diamond ensembles a Brilliant blending of natural Gold and perfect diamonds breathing the very spirit of Romance. 125-0� convenient teme 1941 Zenith radio that fleas the Eye ear and purse nit Zenith has the rad Iorga Peoples furniture co. 843-345 bail a a the pair Jesse n. Kerr dependable jeweler. 5 n Mill St. Being president is a full time Job. So is being a candidate. No Man can be both and still direct National defense work. A i in commemoration of our anniversary Sale Friday and saturday 54< Days Wyatt r. Campbell funeral director a Pennsylvania. New Wilmington Pennsylvania. New Castle Pennsylvania pm Knock % venue 316-320 East North Street. 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