Democratic watchman. (Bellefonte, Pa.) 1855-1940, October 02, 1931, Image 1

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So Says a Jury in a Civil Action
ish, on Tuesday,
~The Fordney-McCumber
Hawley-Smoot tariff laws are re-
sponsible for much of our present
troubles. Because foreign countries
are protecting themselves against
them by raising tariff walls that
exclude our products many Ameri-
can industries are building plants
abroad. For every man who is em-
The liability of property owners
last week, when the borough of |
State College won it's case against
three owners who had resisted pay-
ing assessments made against them.
The defexdants in issue were the
trustees of the Phi Lambda Theta
ed for the machines.
True to his threat Secretary of
Brought by the Borough of | the Commonwealth Richard J. Beam-
awarded a con-
| tract for supplying voting machines
[for the borough of Philipsburg to
estown Voting com-
for street improvements was ese |e ot Jamestown, N. Y., with the
tablished in Centre county courts, | understanding that the Commission-
ers of Centre county are to be bill-
It is not
known at this writing just how
many machines secretary Beamish
ordered, although he had recently
American Lime and Stone Company
Will Begin Operations at Low.
er Level in Near Future.
The “Bell Mine” of the American
Lime and Stone company, originally
put down to a depth of 400 feet, has
extended to a depth of 600 feet
losis Society, Philadelphia, spent th
week-end at the Penn Belle.
uses the money to push the
of the work done
can scarcely be estimated.
The dental hygienist and school
ative of the Pennsylvania Tubercu-
The |
Tuberculosis Society sponsors the
sale of the Christmas seals and
lent work for prevention of tubercu-
losis. The sale of seals in this
community has increased from about
fifty dollars, twelve years ago, to
five hundred last year and the value
with the money
others are in a serious condition.
. —An armless Negro was arrested at
Harrisburg Monday night for stealing
chickens. Holding a pencil in his
mouth, John E. Green, Pottstown, sign-
ed a confession, according to state police,
stating he had acted as lookout while
Joseph Marshall, Reading, and William
e | Redd, Harrisburg, stole 15 fowls in
Rutherford. Marshall and Redd also
—Although their automobile plunged
over a 30-foot embankment and broke
through the roof of a storage shed,
Byron Schultz, 22, of Fishing Creek,
Columbia county, suffered only bruises,
and Lillian Oberdorf, of Bloomsburg,
escaped without injury. The automobile
went over the top of a lime kiln at
Almedia. It crashed through the shed
. nd landed on the concrete floor.
ployed in them one man in the U.
S. A. has lost a job because of such
—Dr. Charles F. Pabst, New York
dermatologist, has discovered a new
disease. He calls it dermatalgia and
says it is a disorder caused by wor-
ry over the business depression. One
of the symptoms is itchiness of the
have “itching palms"
so bad now that uniess more of
those 699 delinquents come across
at once we know it’s going to spread
until we'll have a regular case of
skin. We
this new dermatalgia stuff.
—Since we can’t
foreign countries for
grow and make that we can't
There's the Jim Blaine idea of “Rec-
iprocity.” Once when our country
was in just such a hole as it is now
held up his
hands in holy horror at the sugges-
the “Plumed Knight"
consume what
we can grow or use what we can
make why not trade the surplus to
things they
fraternity, Dollie J. Anderson, exec-
utrix of Clarence R. Anderson, and
Arthur E. and Edith S. Jones. The
three cases were tried together and
at the close of the defendants’ testi-
mony, on motion of counsel for the
plaintiff, the court issued binding
instructions in favor of the plaintiff.
The awards made by the jury in
favor of the plaintiff borough were
$574.01 against the fraternity,
$201.85, against the Andersons and
$116.76 against Mr. and Mrs. Jones.
Two other cases tried together
were those of Susan R. Rushnock
vs. Russel Chase and Mary Rush-
nock vs. Russell Chase, actions in
trespass to recover damages for an
automobile collision in Snow Shoe
on August 30th, 1930. The jury re-
turned a verdict in favor of Susan
Rushnock for $18.50 and in favor of
Mary Rushnook for six cents.
Constable Edward Gustafson, of
been quoted as saying that five or
six will probably be enough. The
Jamestown company was the only
bidder and their price $1158.33 a
Now that the machines have been
ordered it will be of interest to
every taxpayer in Centre county to
watch for the final outcome.
County Commissioners were invited
to be present at the opening of the
bids, on Tuesday, but went to their
State convention instead. As they
have not yet returned it is impos-
sible to find out what action they
will now take, although one mem-
ber of the board stated, last Satur-
against the purchase of the ma-
chines and would resist payment to
any firm that attempted to supply
them, so there the matter stands.
The |’
is mined underground and
to the surface. The original
was completed and put in
—At a sheriff's sale of the Canopas
Coal company, known as the Buck Ridge
colliery, near Johnson City, Alexander
Lewis, New York banker, was the only
bidder and bought in the property for
the costs which amounted to $193.32
Mr. Lewis was the holder of a note for
$60,000 against the Canopas Coal com-
pany and forced the execution in order
to protect his interests in the property
and satisfy tax claims, -
—Blinded recently by a dynamite
charge, Emory McQuait, of New Granada,
Franklin county, didn't want to give up
driving. So he continued to manipulate
clutch, brake, gears and throttle, while
his 10-year-old son sat on his lap, steer-
ing and told father about the grades,
Although the combination got along with-
out an accident, state highway patrol.
men ordered McQuait to quit driving.
Too dangerous, they sald.
—William Landreis, 26, of Lock Haven,
was held at Greensburg, on Saturday, fol-
lowing his arrest as a suspect in two
attempts at robbery there. Police said
Landreis entered the office of the Atlantic
Refining company and obtained a revolv-
nurse in our schools are results of
the seal sale, as both were inaug-
urated and supported by the tuber-
culosis committee of Bellefonte un-
til the board of education could af-
ford to pay them as regular mem-
bers of the teaching staff, The
entire salary of the school nurse,
Miss Daise Keichline, has this year
been assumed by the board which
leaves the seal sale money to be
used for other educational purposes.
Miss Curry promulgates the ideal
advice of planning a good piece of
work and then raising the money
necessary, rather than conducting a
seal sale and then wondering how
the money shall be spent.
A suggested plan is to have the
tuberculosis test applied here in
junior High as has been done in
other parts of the State; in Altoona,
for instance, seven hundred children
were tested. This early discovery
of those susceptible to tuberculosis
Philipsburg, figured prominently in
the case of Ellis Freeman vs. The
Brown Realty company. At the
instance of the defendant the con-
stable went to the home of the
plaintiff to serve a landlord's war-
rant. He was refused admission to
the house but gained entrance by
force. At the close of the plain.
tif’s testimony the court granted
the defendant's motion for a com-
pulsory non-suit. «the
The case of James F. Uzzle vs.
tion of Free Trade and offered “Rec- THE WOMAN'S CLUB
iprocity” as the better plan.
—Did you read Keeler's letter of
thanks to those who supported him
It was published in last week's is-
gue of the Watchman. That bit
about treasuring the friendships he
made as the most precious jewels in
the urn of his remembrance tickled
us sick. The would-be Sheriff
ought to have told the person who
wrote that letter for him that it
isn't an urn that he has in mind | George Solt was an action in re-
It's the “jug” om the hill that he plevin’ to recover alleged personal |;
wants tokeep hia precious jewels in. (REOPEELY. or tha value Hhecsct. Sew
— Ru an ber of thetirm of bersynd |
ty of drafting Cal. Always his | U2e At the time Mr. Chambers
gave Solt a number of farming im-
fhotogtarsy Zon suggedted the plements to take to his home in
Burnside township, make some neces-
smell when he posed for them. : :
’ or "t "sary repairs and keep them in stor
age until called for. Later the firm
ory organs have certainly gottena Chambers and Uzzle was dis-
”BURt of the one that is in the air | ou R
sow and Cal. isn’t going to get his
the Mother's club
Talleyrand Monday evening
agreement the farm implements be-
The annual reception of the Wom-
an’s club, of Bellefonte, in which
joined at The
, when
the women of the teaching staff of
the schools and the retiring school
Federation of Woman's ciubs, and
Mrs. R. V. Blasingame, president of
the Woman's club of State College,
the former on the scope of Wom-
10se any further in it. In fact he |... property of : Use. an's club work and Mrs. Blasin-
»ractically says so tu ian wErent| ame Ue property of Brn the | B2me 0B the present activities of |of Water
ssue of the Saturday Evening Post. |yume of Mr. Solt the latter refused [DF Club. aroused much erthusiect
—1It would be a work of super- |to give them up until he was paid |Smoc8 8 WORCH or thelr years | SANDY RIDGE BOYS
wrogation to tell the people of Cen- for his repair work and storage. At| . = was pede to } STEAL BARNETT'S CAR.
re county anything about Robert the trial of the case Mr. Uzzle fix- the guests better of S—
?. Hunter, who aspires to be their ed the value of the machinery at) _ " a many of whom Three Sandy Ridge boys, Hayes
freasurer. The few who don't $325.00, while Mr. Solt presented a Manges oe Cassidy, 20 years old; Gray Hoover,
mow him certainly have heard of |bill of $400 for repairs and storage. |" an Sbjeciive s0:sbemingly |15, gud Join Rein 19, are being
\im, for he has been active in every |The jury returned a verdict in favor pacom Plshe) 92 Waa ha which | peld for their appearance at the
novement for public welfare for of the plaintiff for $325 reep Haxt 1H of Canivs Souiy Sous
hree decades, at least. Mr. Hunt.| In the case of Nathan Teitelbaum, charge stealing
# i950 dHleag tor Jour Mappoct3t tating oF BeVese Coumissnies ATIEND Larne, So pr rg oe So
ompensation for what his public land Employment Service vs. The CO! NE tar for ty BPULS wan .
iritedness might have done for Bellefonte Central Railroad com- cen .
nowledgement of it, however, if |untary non-suit was allowed. movil service of \3yig: the corks joie Sui SB Saturday evening and
‘ou were to vote for him for Treas- EN Fo. Distziet. of Union town. Ji88 for the ney 3/5 oo . ced Keith to go with them, tell-
rer of the county. ship va. C. H. Donl hye Jormed church, State ege, him that they had rented it.
Pp An ey Sunday afternoon. Preliminary serv- drove to Philipsburg from
—The most intriguing bit of polit- |E. Lynn, was an action in replevin |;,o; were held in the I O. O. F. Ridge and came across the
al news we have seen in a long 10. YeSoldr te valde of a team of ya) by Rev. A. S. Asendort, pastor. |m tain by way of Snow Shoe.
ime was the Watchman's quotation | horses eged to have been From the hall the assembled crowd | Going down Bald Eagle alle
rom the Harrisburg Telegraph, last by John JM. Tice to his brother, | opqired to the site of the church, |they were stopped at Mil Hall by
reek, to the effect that Judge Flem- | Clair Tice but left for a time OR |ypepe the actual laying of the stone a burned out bearing on the car.
1g’s name is being bandied about in
onnection with the nomination for
.uditor General. Inasmuch as Sen-
tor Scott has been supposed to be
lated for a place on the next Re-
ublican State ticket—with the
.uditor General's office as the spe-
ial objective—we can't understand
‘hat inspired the Telegraph's com-
Certainly it didn't suck the
Can it be
iat our Senator and our Judge are
the parting of their
However that may be the
lea out of its thumb.
{test reports are to the effect that
the poor district farm. A verdict
of $350 was returned in favor of the
S. R. Rishel vs. Theodore Davis
Boal and Pierre de Boal,
an action in assumpsit. Continued.
J. L. Wilson vs. The Ross Con-
struction company, an action in as-
sumpsit, was the result of a dis-
agreement over work done at the
time of the building of the State
highway from State College to Buf-
falo Run valley. A verdict was
returned in favor of the plaintiff
took place. M. B. Meyers manip-
ulated the hoist which placed the
stone in its proper location in the
foundation wall of the church.
Placed in the stone were names of
the building committee, a list of
the pastors who have served at
State College, a collection of cur-
rent coins and a copy of the State
College Times. The principal speak-
er at the service was Rev. William
F. DeLong, of Philadelphia.
The new edifice will have a seat-
ing capacity of approximately 300
for $733.90.
in the main auditorium, with a rear
gives opportunity for
and prevention work
eral years of school
cure of tuberculosis.
William R. Bottomly,
urer, Dr. C. W. Wagner,
the Paddy mountain section.
stock the pools.
United States hatcheries.
through sev-
life and is,
perhaps, the most valuable measure
thus far known for prevention and
The officers of the new organi-
zation are as follows: President,
of Shenan-
doah; vice president, Andrew J.
Herbster, Laurelton; secretary, Clar-
ence Love, Shamokin, and treas-
of Hazle- |
ton. The roll of membership al- the banks of
ready is in excess of one hundred, known as the Old Mill Pond, near Rose-
composed principally of men who ville, Tioga county, do not approve of
have permanent hunting camps in
As now planned pools will be
built this fall in the vicinity of
M. O. Deibler for a sufficient supply
of brown trout fry with which to
It is also possible
that an effort will be made to se-
cure a supply of larger trout from
er and a small amount of money. They
captured him in a confectionery store
alter he had been traced to the National
—4A toy balloon inflated with gas was
reisased at Greensburg, Pa., July 4, and
last week Miss Erma Jean Shrader,
on a card attached to
[ahd Game the -Dukpose | station a En a
or dams in which to grow fish, pref-
erably, trout, for stocking the
streams in the Paddy mountain sec-
ture on Monday lifted its corresponding
restrictions. While this ban was remov-
ed the State Department of Agriculture
announced that restrictions on cut flow-
ers still remain in effect, as do those on
nursery stock, potted plants, soil, sand
and compost.
—Beavers, at least those living around
the new artificial lake,
modern inventions. A water wheel in-
stalled to furnish electric power for
lighting the lake and ground nearby was
first started one night last week, and
within two hours the beavers had care
ried sticks and mud enough into the
dam to plug the outlet and stop the
wheels of progress.
—The driver of an automobile which
crashed into a patrol car, was shot to
death by a Pittsburgh policeman early
on Monday. Wagonman Ernest Cober-
ly reported that after the crash he call-
ed for the driver to stop and that when
the car sped on he leaped to the run-
ning board of the machine. Then, he
said, the driver, Harry Williams, 28,
Negro, pulled a pistol on him, but the
gun failed to discharge. Coberly leaped
from the machine and fired five shots
at Williams, he says, killing him.
—At Sharon arrangements are being
made for a ceremonial in connection with
the breaking of ground for the Pyma-
tuning dam on Tuesday, October 6th.
Governor Pinchot and other notables are
to be present and inwtations have been
issued to many well-known people. A
luncheon is to be served at Sharon at
noon and at 2.30 o'clock speech making
and other incidental exercises will take
place at the dam site near Jamestown.
In the evening a dinner will be served
distinguished guests at the Sharon Coun-
try club.
—Complaints from various parts of the
State that trucks and other commercial
vehicles in many instances travel so
Two boys, Leonard Hahn, aged 12
years, and his brother Arthur, 9,
broke the locks and threw a switch
on the New York Central railroad,
by jumping. Both boys
arrest. Kinkead was a native
Philipsburg and is survived by his
wife, two sisters and four brothers.
enator Frank Baldwin, of Potte:
»unty, is to have the coveted plum.
--The real reason why Hoover will
» the nominee of the Republican
arty for President is because no
her Republican is keen to be the
ader of such a forlorn hope.
—The great steel corporations of
ie country have started cutting
ages all along the line. Of course
ere is a commotion in consequence.
Suddler Jim” Davis is turning
indsprings and Bill Green threat
18 a strike. It is unfortunate
at industry is forced to such a re-
wurse, but if it can't sell its prod.
its at present prices the only al-
rnative is to offer them cheaper
id to do that the cost of produc-
yn must be reduced. Labor should
wve no quarrel with that, for halt
loaf is better than no bread at
I. And is it unreasonable to ask
bor to take reductions in ratio to
e reduced cost of living?
In the case of the Commonwealth
of Pennsylvania, for the use and
benefit of D. Laird Tyger trading as
Tyger Hardware and Furniture com-
pany, vs. John W. Wilson and A. O.
Curtis Construction company and
Fidelity Deposit company, of Mary-
land, surety, an action to recover
on a book account, the court direct-
ed a verdict in favor of the defend-
gallery which will
about fifty. A
of about 300.
Doll post, American Legion,
—'Thé big Y. M. C.' A. member. | Year were elected, as follows:
ship drive is now on and teams of
men are making a house to house
canvass of the town. The first re-
port of the various solicitors show-
ed an enrollment in the first two
days of a few over 300. The men
in charge of the campaign have sel
the high water mark at 1000 mem-
bers and will strive to secure this
number within the week. Every.
body who can possibly do so shoulda
| enroll as a member.
Rider; adjutant, Loren Ray;
Fred Marshall; trustees,
wing, or annex, will
be used as a Sunday school room.
It will also have a seating capacity
At a regular meeting of Brooks-
day evening, officers for the ensuing
Commander, Malcolm L. Wetzler;
first vice commander, W. W. Gher-
rity; second vice commander, R. 3
nance officer, R. S. Rider; historian,
John Garis; chaplain, James F. Gray;
service officer, Ralph T. Smith; ser-
geants at arms, W. R. Kissell and
Robert T.
Willard, A. L. McGinley Jr. G:. A.
Robinson, Frank R. Smith and John
“The “Little Corporal” of Philips-
burg, Phil E. Womelsdorf, spent
twice as much money as some of
the candidates during tbe primary
campaign and then lost out. His
expenditures, according to his state-
ment filed in the prothonotary’s of-
fice, were $532.50.
J. Victor Brungart and John S.
Spearly, successful candidates for
the nomination for County Commis-
sioner on the Democratic ticket, and
O. S. Woomer, one of the defeated
candidates, each spent less than
fifty dollars. Expense accounts of
other candidates are as follows:
John M. Boob, $217.05; Robert F.
Hunter, $107.00; E. R. Hancock,
$154.50; N. R. Lamoreaux, $265; R.
J. Barnett, $258.95; James J. Leit-
zel, $180.00; Sinie H. Hoy, $130.50;
Harold D. Cowher, $258.00; Mac W.
Hall, $189.81, and Clark M. Aikey,
Judge Baird, in Lock Haven, and as
it developed that they have good
records and did not do it malicious-
ly they were discharged.
The evidence tended to show that
they had been “playing train” and
innocently threw the switch leading
to the death of two men.
——J. M. Fry, assistant director
of agricultural extension at the
Pennsylvania State College, has been
appointed a member of the agri
cultural committee of Kiwanis In
ternational. The committee will
develop a general program on agri-
culture for submission to the vari-
ous Kiwanis clubs as a basis for
local programs. This is the second
time in four years that a member
of the State College Kiwanis club
has served on the agricultural com-
mittee, M. 8. McDowell, of the agri-
cultural extension department, be-
ing the other member so honored.
Later the boys were taken before
close together as to constitute a menace
to traffic led the Pennsylvania Motor
Federation, State unit of the American
Automobile Association, to call attention
today to the new law that requires com-
mercial vehicles traveling in the same
direction to remain 500 feet apart, ex-
cept for passing. Motorists observing
violations of the regulation were urged
by the Federation to report them to the
Highway Patrol, the local authorities or
to any motor club,
—An unknown man, who had soughta
night's lodging in the Lock Haven locke
up, Saturday night, died of angina pec-
toris during the night and his body is
* lat the Brown funeral home awaiting
identification. He had roid Mayor W. F.
Spering and chief of police O. D. Beck
that he had a sister in Altoona, but had
not given either his or her name. He
was about five feet six inches in height,
160 pounds in weight, had iron gray hair
and three girl's heads were tattooed on
his right arm between ¢he wrist and
elbow. The initials “G. N.” were also
tattooed on his right arm. He wore
blue overalls, work shirt and brown