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SECOND NEWS SECTION for News, Subscriptions SPORTS, FINANCIAL, CLASSIFIED SECTION SATURDAY MORNING, AUGUST 17, 1935. or Aaveruamg Call ATlantic 6100. i i TIT AT TP I I 11 i mi iiii i i i fi i iiiiiaiii i iiiiiMii- Loses Mite Pittsburgh Guardsmen Leave For ML Gretna War Games 1 "if nc 1ITT i TT ILL iincniTAi CLASH MARKS REGISTRATION FRAUDHEARING Member of Board Objects to Remarks Made by Park Aide. KEEN INTEREST IS AROUSED BY JUDGEFIGHTS Strong Antagonisms Being Developed In County Drive. Ill 1UU1 Ljock General lo ns; Trustees THREE ORDERED HELD CAMPAIGN ENLIVENED 2 r- efflil "J5 K23, MRS.

HE LEX ILER. WIDOWLOSES MITE TO THIEF Room IS Ransacked Whlleipreme court is developing, in the iT Children Sleep And Last $60 Taken. A widow's only resources, $60 given her by friends, were taken from Mrs. Helen Iler, 26, of the Acme Hotel, 808 Second avenue, yesterday by a thief, who ransacked her room while her three children slept. The thief apparently conducted a vigorous search before he found the money, hidden, in the pocket of an old coat in a closet.

Iler, on relief since her husband's death three months ago, discovered her loss at 11 o'clock, when she returned from helping a neighbor at her housework. The children, Alan, 4, Helen, 6, and Bobby, 8, were still asleep. URGES MORE STREET CARS Traction Board Counse Puts Recommendations Before Council. The Traction Conference Board has been urged by Andrew G. Smith, its counsel, to call upon the Pittsburgh Railways Company "to apply sufficient earnings to provide more and better street cars and otherwise improve service," it was Philadelphia Seeks All Supreme Court Places, Is Marshall Charge.

By C. W. Dressier Judiciary contests, both state and local, normally quiet and dignified campaigns superseded in interest by the wild drive for more "political" offices and their patronage, are beginning to take on major importance in the coming primary. In Allegheny county strong antagonisms are being developed by the fight for common pleas court, which involves both Republican and Democratic primaries in a tangled web of political intrigue. Supreme Court Fight.

Tl. Republican primary, along sectional lines, with favorite sons from east, west and central areas. In the Democratic primary, while sec tionalism is an active factor, the question of "liberal" tendencies of the candidates is a major issue. Judge Elder W. Marshall of com mon pleas court yesterday struck at the east with the charge that Philadelphia sought all of the places on the supreme bench, and was making "a mockery of the tradition of representation on that court from various sections of the commonwealth." His statement was directed at Judge Horace Stern of Philadelphia, strongest Eastern candidate for the Republican nomination.

Justice H. Edgar Barnes, candidate recommended by the Demo cratic state committee, announced his endorsement by the four rail road brotherhoods a reply to Judge M. A. Musmanno's recent at tacks upon Barnes' lack oli "lib eral" record. Musmanno had previously said he would appeal in the Dauphin county courts from a ruling that only one nominee could be selected in the primaries by each party a court suit which, while it probably could not be decided in time for the primaries, lends to the con fusion of that election.

Deep Feeling Stirred. The county common pleas argu ment has stirred deep feeling, par ticularly over Judge Ralph Smith, who is not a candidate. Democratic minor leaders and a portion of the rank and file of that party are up in arms over Judge Smith's efforts to obtain organiza tion support for the candidacy of Judge Joseph A. Richardson, run ning on both tickets. State Democratic Chairman David L.

Lawrence has given no definite indication of what course he will follow in the judiciary primaries, but all along the line his followers assume that he will back Judge Richardson, in order to bring Judge Smith to the stump for the Democratic ticket Judge Smith's recent declaration that he would register Democratic added credence to that report. Yet an open statement from Continued on Page 20) MAN HURT IN FALL FROM STREET RAMP Victim of riunge Reported in Serious Condition in Hospital. Joseph McNally, 42, address not known to police, was in a serious condition in Allegheny General Hospital last night after he fell 30 feet from the Duquesne way ramp near the Manchester bridge. According to witnesses, Mc-Nally was proceeding up the ramp afoot toward the bridge when he crawled through the railing and attempted to climb down the side. Post-Gazette Photos.

picture shows troop-filled trucks of one battery as they sped out of the city en route SO. Pictured below as they prepared to embark are, left to right: Lieutenant Henry K. Georgius, Captain Hrrtce H. Sisler, Lieutenant Francis B. Hardy, Captain 1.

K. Savage, Captain Charles S. AVunder and Major Charles K. Conner, who is in charge of the troops during the movement. TVunl for Mar maneuvers at Mt.

Gretna, 40O ofTicers and men of the One Hundred and Seventh Field Artillery, TM-enty-eighth Division, National Guard, left Hunt armory yesterday by motor truck. Three batteries of 12 guns were convoyed from the armory in the morning, and the men followed in the afternon, making their first camp last night in Kbensburff. The upper History Greatest Kosher On Way to McNair and To'learnrd yesterday when copies of Mniins recoramenaauons distributed to counciimen. Keep Control. 1 AID COMING Largest District; Has 125 geds Capacity.

financial rocks due to inabil.ty to nt of a xtate General Hos- a wav out of have made with Tin'ir Providence, that "hired'' to take rnn)av hospital on vto Bh s.x he chosen as ef the hospital. idT control of remain ur of directors. Vvnl. The new head of will succeed Kelley. ho has been last six and fur he added.

adVll fir food and supplies hospital have been (nr months. Wagner tr.i riirf. tois have re-nnfs that the Mate ap- within a and this, together with "iwnef.is from the new w.th the Catholic order, th directors to pay all oi'iM-ctain the hospital ade- friiiM Change omri. A I -vse rumors he said had been i-ti .3 Fndiini k. Wasner de-ii'reis r.o intention of either hospital or i hanging its itatus of control by the di- .1.

iB-addni C.T.eraI. one or the hospitals in its district and llcr.j history ef service, has a lor adults and 25 for Chil- WGITIVE'S Are False. of the bureau investi-" yesterday of the t-ie body of Xorman wared for the murder 'e ar.d yon and learned i.r.t Stewart; and (b) thinks it is smart '1 1 took thp aquatic ''t snanrlnned They found ftur.z in the pool that of John lvV' field street, indicating "A mr-ry trouble had KP life. ready with r-5 othfr search- abandoned where Harris of Wil- that Stew-'l found. started.

'o them that 'nc "Vtone quarry" b.n paved and 1-known swim-r'-t-t-t turned out ho grappling a v. n'-il graduate, two months, ot time before and their "j.orp found t'r-Mr Wallare 'ilkinshurg. IS OM A 1 1 rvr III- "-LEGALLY, CLAIM on ppti. Rs bitrrd. 'he name of avenue, election "i Hididate for i -rcs because in signatures made in rnm-, -'erday.

Hear- Tuf-day. i avenue. 10 of the nn nf prr-' iTor rats, one 'no party." at SSPEMOCRATIC ORGANIZED '4V'" Or. ta rs Manned. ratio Club of organized Ward rr dquarters, its a permanent rs re: Joseph M.

Marie Frey, rtra Miss Ruth Miss Mary secretary- i recording Hi Tone, financial '-Ktnc, "urPr' Sollfitnr surer MML fledives Find Clues W. rv 1 I anted in Double McGinnis Appearing As Attorney Criticizes Prosecutor's Office. Evidence of friction between the registration commission and the district attorney's office cropped up 1 yesterday when two men and a woman were held in $1,000 bail eaen lor the grand jury in connection with an alleged fraudulent registration. The flare-up came when Assistant District Attorney Earl T. Adair, appearing against the defendants, cautioned one of them that his constitutional rights gave him authority not to testify at the hearing unless he wished to talk.

Board Member Objects. Mrs. J. Wood Clark, a registration commissioner, interrupted with obvious indignation to ask: "If this man is a defendant why does he have to take orders from the district attorney's office?" "I was merely playing fair and advising him that anything he says here, testifying of his own free will, may be used against him if he is tried later in court," interposed Adair. Ignoring this explanation, Mrs.

Clark turned to E. J. Boyle, counsel for the registration commission, and asked him if he knew why the defendant, Julius Howard, colored, of 2227 Wiley avenue, should "take orders" from Adair. Boyle said he didn't know. "Why don't you know?" exclaimed Mrs.

Clark. Howard ended the fireworks by commenting that anything he has to say he'll say in court. At the close of the proceedings Adair remarked: "Mrs. Clark seems to have a chip on her shoulder." Howard and Meyer Gingold, of 111 Mercer street, were held for the grand jury on perjury charges, while Mrs. Viola Turner, coiored, Bfc Arthur street, the third defendant, was held for subornation of perjury.

The hearing was held before Alderman Andrew M. Maloney. Counsel Enlivens Hearing. Another highlight of the proceedings was a charge by Bernard B. McGinnis, of defense counsel, that the district attorney's office is confining its registration fraud probe to Democrats.

He is the Democratic state senator from the Southside. At one stage he demanded that County Detective Peter Connors explain why he hadn't investigated "the Republicans hanging around the district attorney's office." In fixing bail for the three and holding them for the grand jury. Alderman Maloney broke up more than an hour's haranguing by opposing counsel. McGinnis contended that the trio had been arrested on inadequate evidence of fraud and that such "trivial cases" helped pile up court costs, wasting the taxpayers money. Adair asserted that money spent in purging the voting lists of fraudulent registrants is justified.

Basis of Charges. The charges against the defendants centered about an alleged oath by Howard, made at the time he changed his registration address from 4995 Arthur street to the Wiley avenue address, that he could neither read nor write. Adair maintained that Mrs. Tur ner and Gingold knew that Howard could sign his own name, but approached him with a request that he let them register tor mm. Aaair insisted they intended to cast his ballot for him at the primaries.

Conners testified Howard had signed a document in Maloney's office, despite an affidavit he is said to have made that he could not write. McGinnis and Barney Phillips, representing the defendants, held that no real proof had been produced at the hearing to show Howard could write, and that Mrs. Turner and Gingold acted innocently when they accepted from him an affidavit that he was illiterate. AUGUST RAINFALL MAY BEAT RECORD More Showers Predicted State District. in Tri- Rainfall this month seems likely, to beat the city's record for August, with the prediction of more showers today.

Nearly it inches of rain had fallen up to yesterday morning, when the skies brightened up and the heat made a creditable effort to resume business. The record for August, established last year, was approximately IVi inches, which may easily be surpassed if rainy weather of the first half of the month continues. Weather Observer W. S. Brotz-man predicts that temperatures will remain moderately high today, and that occasional showers will fall throughout the tri-state district.

Golfer Injured by Ball Sues Man Who Drove It Alleging the sight of his right eye was destroyed by a golf ball driven by the defendant, Edward Lewis of Youngstown, has filed a damage suit in Federal court here against Ross P. Meahl of 942 East End avenue, Wilkinsburg. Lewis states he was injured while attempting a putt on the Mill Creek Park golf course, near Youngstown, a year ago. He asserts Meahl failed to shout a warning of his shot. of Kosher salami "Wireless" Louis Zeltner, boss of the New York League of Locality Mayors, and mentor of the East Broadway sausage genius.

"It is without doubt the most magnificent piece of salami ever created by man," Zeltner boomed, "and my only regret is that I ain't the mayor of Pittsboig." Zeltner, who did all the talking for the blushing Pinckowitz, said there was a long and thrilling story behind the behemoth sausage, but the essential facts appeared to be about as follows: For a long time the members of the Pittsburgh city council have exhibited a passionate fondness for Mrs. Mitchell's salami; they 400 MARCHING TO WAR GAMES Guardsmen Leave Armory Here for Maneuvers At Mt. Gretna. Fully equipped for battle action, 400 men and officers of the One Hundred and Seventh Field Artillery, Twenty-eighth Division, National Guard, left the armory at Alden and -Emerson streets yesterday afternoon to participate in extensive war maneuvers by the Twenty-eighth and Twenty-ninth Divisions at Mt. Gretna.

Concluding a day of bustling activity in the armory that smacked of wartime seriousness, the soldiers, comprising three batteries, left the armory at 5:30 sharp in trim olive drab trucks, following route 80 out of the city. The artillerymen were scheduled to pitch tents for their encampment at Ebensburg last nigt. From there they will continue today to the base of maneuver operations at Mt. Gretna, where approximately 4,200 men of the two divisions will engage in one of the most extensive war games conducted since the World War. Three gun batteries, including 12 three-inch pieces in all, rumbled out of the armory yesterday morning.

Accompanied by six recon-naisance trucks the guns were halted at Ebensburg to await the arrival of the men who will man the min the games. The One Hundred and Seventh artillery was the only group from this district to move for the maneuvers under its own power. Other contingents were transported by the Pennsylvania Railroad, including the One Hundred and Seventy-sixth Field Artillery, 700 men of which entrained from Shadyside; Company of the One Hundred and Tenth Infantry from New Brighton, the One Hundred and Third medical regiment and Fifty-third Field Artillery fromSe-vickley, and the One Hundred and Eighth Company from Canonsburg. SCHOOL WORKING PERMITS DROPPED No More Certificates To Be Issued Children. Complying with the amended state child labor law, Pittsburgh public schools ceased this week to issue general employment certificates to children of school ages.

Children from 14 to 16 years old, however, may work after school on Saturdays and during July and August by obtaining special permits. New amendments to the law abolished the general certificate, formerly issued to children 14 to 16, which permitted them to work regularly as long as they attended continuation school in Duquesne way at Eighth street for one day a week. That school was abolished by the amended law. Those applying for general certificates will be required to take physical examinations. If defects are found they must be corrected it was said at the old continuation school headquarters where the certificates are issued.

2:30 p. m. and will be open to the public. The Colonel Joseph Thompson American Legion Band of Beaver Falls will play several airs, including "Florida, All Hail," composed by Duss. A reception will be tendered State Senator Alonzo S.

Batchelor of Monaca and Representative E. A. Caputo of Ambridge, who ob tained the $10,000 state appropria tion for the Harmony Society Historical Association. C. Roy Kerr will serve as chairman during the ceremonies.

The buildings erected by the Harmony Society in 1824 were dedicated for public use as a historical memorial and park in 1919. Preservation, restoration and maintenance of the structures were first entrusted to the State Historical Commission, and later turned over to the Harmony Society Historical Association. Mr. and Mrs. Duss donated the buildings and contributed furnishings, whose combined value is estimated at $100,000.

Duss is spending the i summer in the "great house." Sausage Councillors Fifth Avenue Woman Seller of Salami Scores Win. couldn't seem to get enough of it, according to Wireless Louis. "And, get this," he declaimed, "I understand they are practically all Irishers." Well, to make a long story short, Mrs. Mitchell and the councillors got to kidding about it one day and Mrs. Mitchell said she bet she'd get a salami that would keep them satisfied for a while and they said they bet she wouldn't.

And so Pinckowitz, hearing of this strange and pleasing wager, decided to essay the role of good fairy. Thus the sausage. Wireless Louis, with his usual gift for statistics, said it took six men working day and night a full week to turn it out. It is fully streamlined, strictly kosher and equipped with a special casing. "What a salami," he exclaimed.

"I bet it would feed half the Ethiopian army, and that's no baloney." Heart Attack Fatal Frank Barabics, 65, of 1300 Ravine street, Munhall, died of a heart attack late yesterday while at work in the Homestead plant of the Carnegie Steel Company, Dr. E. W. McCormick reported to the coroner's office. "To be improved," he told the board, "our car service should be evolutionized from past and present experiences rather then revolutionized by destruction and reconstruction." Smith recommended the purchase of 50 new style cars with composition wheels, which he says would provide "noiseless" operations and eliminate one of the nuisances attending the present service.

He deplored the recommendations of Fred Bauer of New York, employed by council to study the traction problem here. Bauer told council street cars were obsolete and should be junked in favor of bus service. The topography of Pittsburgh and surrounding communities, Smith said, renders such a plan less feasible than it sounds. Credit Bureau to Hold Annual Picnic Today Employes of the merchant-owned Credit Bureau, will hold their annual picnic at Kershner's farm near Library this afternoon. Twenty cars have been provided for their transportation.

The cop has never IN THE RR. Toonerville That's No Baloney, Is Claim of New York Expert Maker. NEW YORK, Aug. 16 JP) The biggest, finest and tastiest kosher sausage ever built according to its creator was en route to Pittsburgh tonight for the special delectation of Mayor William N. McNair and his councillors.

The sausage, five feet long, seven inches thick and weighing close to 100 pounds, was constructed by Isidore Pinckowitz, the "mayor" of East Broadway and head of the Hebrew National Kosher Sausage Company. It will be presented to the mayor of Pittsburgh tomorrow, Pinckowitz revealed, by Mrs. Leon Mitchell, whose delicatessen shop at 1314 Fifth avenue in that city has been hard pressed to supply the salami demands of the city councillors. Announcement of the Pinckowitz masterpiece was made by one of the world's greatest appreciators 3 Mjckey McGujre OF TRUNKS Folks By Fontaine Fox been able to catch POND WITHOUT A PAIR AS LfVy Ambridge Plans to Honor Economy Society Pioneers "Great House" and Other Buildings, With Gardens, To Be Scene Tomorrow of Celebration Recalling America's First Communistic Experiment. BRIDEGROOM HELD ON THEFT CHARGE Confesses Stealing $260 In Jewelry, Report.

William Dillon, 22, a bridegroom of four days, was held for court by Magistrate Michael Stancati yesterday, after he confessed to the theft of $260 worth of jewelry so he could marry his high-school sweetheart. A pawn-dealers, Jerry Ardalina, 32, of 6477 Frankstown avenue, who gave Dillon $10 for a stolen watch, and a gold-buyer, Harry Friedman, 31, of 6351 Frankstown avenue, who paid the youth $16 for another watch, were held for court too, on charges of receiving stolen goods. Thursday police traced the missing jewelry, property of Robert H. King, to Dillon, who had brought his young wife to live at 6418 Penn avenue after their marriage in Butler on Tuesday. Arraigned Magistrate Stancati yesterday, Dillon admitted taking the jewelry and selling it, pleading that his work as a bill-passer two days a week did not pay him enough to marry his 20-year-old fiancee.

PAIR TO BE BURIED ALIVE AT JUBILEE Mazer to Have Microphones In Coffins for Talks With Public! A dash of county morgue atmosphere was decided upon by Solly Mazer yesterday as an effective means of enlivening Mayor Mc-Nair's "Promote Pittsburgh Progress" Jubilee at Forbes Field next week. With ultra-ghoulish trappings, including the billing of the "act" as "The Dying Marshalls," Solly intends to "bury alive" a man and a woman for the entire week. "The Marshalls will be placed in coffins and lowered into graves by a licensed undertaker," said Mazer. "It will be a big feature of my sideshow." Air vents and microphones will be placed in each coffin to enable the Marshalls to breathe and talk with the public. Ambridge, originally named "Economy" by John George Rapp when, in 1824, he founded on a 3.000-acre plot there the Economy Society, America's first experiment in Communistic Socialism, will be the scene tomorrow of a public celebration in honor of the men responsible for a recent appropriation by the Legislature for rehabilitation of structures built by the town's founders.

The ceremonies will be held amid the "great house" and gardens, the music hall, cabinet shop, community kitchen, tailor and shoe shop, granary and dwellings erected by the Economites, as Rapp's followers were commonly known more than a century ago. The historic buildings are all grouped in what is now the Fourth ward of Ambridge. John S. Duss of New Smyrna, who was the last chief trustee of the Harmony Society, which, under Rapp's guidance founded Economy, will attend the exer cises. The celebration will begin at.

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