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HAL.L THE OIL CITY, (PA.) DERRICK, SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 8. 1948 DBRHICK Mayor Endorses VFW Buddy Poppy Sale For May 22 "V.F.W. Buddy Poppy Day" -will be, afcserved in Oil City on Saturday, May 22, when members of the Francis B. Pritchard post. No. 464, and auxiliary cf the Veterans of Kar«ign Wars, trill sell the V.F.W, iflStnorial flower on downtown street corners. Mayor W. A. Morck, World War n serviceman, has issued a. proclamation urging local citizens to sup- pott the sale of Buddy Poppies, the official memorial flower of the VJT.W., which is aoade by the disabled veterans at past wars. His proclamation i-eads as fol lows: - Whereas: The sale of Buddy Popple* ty the Veterans of Foreign "War*-of the United States Is auth orix*d by an act of congress, and endorsed by llie president: . And whereas: the funds collecte ara used exclusively to give imme liat* aid to our deserving war vet- erans, anJ tu the orphans and widov.ra of our deceased veterans; And whereas: I firmly believe that in no more fitting manner could we pay trlb\ite to those valiant men who died that our nation might live; I, W. A. Morck, mayor of the City of Oil City, Pa., do hereby authorize Francis B. Pritchard post. No. 464, Veterans of Foreign Wars, aided }y its auxiliary, to offer for patriotic contribution on Saturday, May 22, IMS, the Buddy Poppy made ty our disabled veterans. I earnestly urge that each and every one of our citizens take advantage of the opportunity to contribute generously to the V.F.W. Buddy Poppy sale, and by so doing, "to honor the dead tiy helping the living." Signed, W. A. MORCK, Mayor of the City of Oil City, Pa. Socialist Party Repeats Call To "Draft Thomas" Mother's Day Service At Victory Heights A special Mother's Day service will be held at 7:46 p. m. tomorrow at tha Victory Heights United Brethren church. The choir will present several special selections. The public ig invited to attend. We Have Them! MAYTAG Dutch Oven Stoves Washers and Home Freezers HOTPOINT Stoves, Refrigerators, Home f tetter; Garbage Disposalls, Water Heaters GIBSON By CHAKLES WELSH Reading, Pa., May 7.--fl")--The 26tJi annual national convention of the Socialist party began today on the f a m i l i a r note of "draft Thomas." And Norman Thomas, 64-year-old New Yorker who five times ha? been his party's candidate for president said "I may have to accept nomination if the convention goes as I think it will. "I'll watch proceedings and decide tomorrow," he told a reporter. The convention continues through Sunday in the eastern Pennsylvania city which long has had a powerful Socialist party organization. Nomination of the president and vice president candidates is scheduled for Sunday morning. Thomas, elected today to the Important platform committee, said his running mate in 1940, Professor Maynard Krueger of the University of Chicago, has declined to be a candidate for president. He added there are other good men available but said the party most consider :ho difficulty of getting their name on the ballot in the event they are not widely known in many states. National Secretary Harry Fleischmann of New York, however, predicted in his annual report Socialist candidates will appear on the prea- dential ballot in "from 33 to 37 states and our presidential ticket will be placed before at least 30 per cent, of the American electorate." The first convention boom for Thomas came from a non-delegate, Ben McDauren of New York, international representative of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. He hailed the veteran Socialist leader as "the one outstanding Liberal" in America. Those under consideration aa possible vice presidential timber include: Marj" Donovan Hapgood, of In- dionapolli.', Ind., wife of veteran Socialist Lender Powers Hapgood. Tucker P. Smith, economics pros fessor at Olivet college. Olivet, Mich. Darlington Hoopes, Reading at- .ornoy and former Pennsylvania r t a t o j legislator. Chesler Graham, of Madison, Wl»., and Jamestown, N. D., leader of the Farmers union in the Middle West. Electftd to tie nine member pUrt- form committee, in addition to Thomas, were: Martin Diamond, Chicago; Sam Friedman, New York; Aaron Levenstein, New York; Jean' Monfort, Boston; Rotiin Myers, New York; Harvey Taylor, Gary, Ind.; Car] Whltehead, Denver, Colo., and George Hartman, Skidmore, N. Y. Refrigerators and Ranges Immediate Delivery FINK APPLIANCE STORE 414 13th St. Franklin Dial 333--A»k for 257 Open Saturdays Until 9 P. M. Spring Meeting Of Youth Planned District 2 o' the Venango County Sabbath School association will hold its Spring Youth conference at the Plugier Methodist church at 7 o'clock Monday evening, it was announced last night. Devotions will b in charge of the Breedtown Baptist youth and will be followed by a candlelight installation. Following the devotions gro jp conferences -ill be held on the theme of "Youth's Share in The Home." Rev. George H. Palmer nf th Grace Methodist church of this city will lead the senior youth group and Charles Collins, boys' work secretary of the local Y. M. C. A., will be in charge of the intermediates. The adults will be in charge of Rev. D. M. Hasbrouck of the Ro'jsevine Methodist church. Following 1 the group discussions, the groups will reassemble for the closing challenge by ..Rev, Palmer. The closing fellowship circle will be led by Mr. Collins. Eugene Bankson will sing, "Bless This House. 1 Mr. and Mrs. Karl Lamey will sing a duet. Installation of officers will be in charge of Miss Josephine Fuller young peoples superintendent ol Venango county. COMBINATION FURNACE . NOW ON DISPLAY BURNS--OOAl^OCL or GAS KALAMAZOO SALES SERVICE 134 ELM ST. DIAL B2-611 FINE FURNITUR Never before In the history of Medicine has there been so much hope for the diabetic. Today, a diabetic patient who follows the doctor's advice as to the kinds of food. Insulin, and exercise to take, can hope to live a full and active life. We are prepared to assist the diabetic In carrying · out the routine prescribed by the physician. We maintain a fresh supply of Insulin of all strengths, and a large assortment of needles, syringes, and health foods needed in the treatment and cbntrol of diabetes). Solon Explains Sudden Silence In Barber Shops By ED CBKAGH Washington. May 7 --(#)-- Kver ince there have been fcarbers, therci have been jokes about barbers. Ton know: The man in the white coat who tends your «ar about olitlcs as he applies the clipper* where you didn't want them. The larber wha wants to sell you every bottle of gtinkum on. his shelves. It's a legend that goea 'way bade to Roman time. Cicero. th«l book* .·ay, was asked by his, barter how he wanted his hair cut. "In liUence," the great man replied. Well, the joke's over. Tour barber doesn't dare try to sell you hair . tonic thesu days., saye Rep. Curtis (R-Ndb.). In fact, the poor guy hardly dares venture an opinion about Russia, or the Brooklyn Dodgers, or Lana Turner. He's scared to death! "If a barber wants to sell a bottle or two of hair tonic, be must sign a certificate that scare! him to death," Curtia informed the house. He produced the certificate, too. It's put out by the people -who Mil barber supplies and It tells the bar. ber what he's up against In the matter of federal taxes: A $10,000 fine or five year* In ail or both if he cracks.'open » ottle of hair tonic which he bought for resale. The barbers, Mid Curtis, are In despair: "They Just throw up their ands and cannot operate under such a law. They do not' sell at 'etail. . . ." Curtis has a Mil t° remedy this. It would take away the 30 per cent federal tax on bulk cosmetics used in barber and- beauty shops And it would' do away, the congressman said, "with the necessity '-of signing these obnoxious, frightening certificates." There's- every reason to believe Curtta said, that the house will pass his bill. Then the barkers of the nation can relax. They can uncork a Jus; of 88-proof dandruff remover with no fear of stone walls and Iron bars. In their new freedom, they may even resume their historic status as authorities on economics, fashions and life after death. You can almost hear them now-talking as they snip, praising Dr Baldy's hair-restorer to the ekies' Or hadn't you noticed that they ever stopped? society of the Methodist church will meet on Monday night with Mrs. May Prophets--. Anne Cubbon will ceno. -·-. the devotions and Mrs. opheter the study, Twita Crawford will preside. Mrs. Onaida Nelson, Mrs. Dorothy Caryl an", abn Terry Ivfcn and Mtt. Mary Twombly attended the. Spring Home Makers meat^ In the Y. M. C. A. in Oil City on Wednesday. Mrs. Myrtle Neely and her mother, IT.s. D. Stonebiir*;, attended the meeting of the Pomona Orange at Tldioute on Thursday. . Mrs. Oliver Sunquiet was called here from Cedar Grove* New Jerse,- r by the illness of her mother, Mrs. Minnie Nelson who is a patient in the Tltuaville hospital. Mrs. ~ Nelson ij a sister of Mrs. Era Johnson. Violet May Baker and several friends from Clarion State Teacher* college came with her Wednesday evenli to the home of her mother, Mrs. Kobert Baker, to assist in the celebration of Mrs. Baker'* b 'thday. The occasion was also in honor of her sister-in-law, Mrs. darwood Baker's birthday. Last weekend Miss Baker attended the American Childhood Education society' convention held at Perm Etata. J The Westminster OUlld of the Presbyl» Ian church will meet at 8 p. m. Tuesday evening. May 11. wit 1, las Georgia Shaw, tfrs Jane Undquiit will be co-hoKtess Buhce is banquet chairman and 7 s. Alida Tobias program chaflr- The speaker will be Mrs. Norman K. Beals of Franklin. There .will be special music and a toast to mothers and daughter*. The iris MI Jsionary society will con- uct the devotional period. Mr:. Charles Mack and daughter elen of Corry are spending a tow ivs with Mr. and Mrs. A. G. bur- MacMillan, Mrs. Linnie Gates, and Mrs. Alidt, ' obtas attended the Meadvllle district W. S. C. S. con- erence in the Wesleyan Methodist lurch on Tuesday. The Bucher Auxiliary of the resbyterlan church met on Tues- eVening- with Mrs. Grayce ha*-. Devotions were conducted Miss Bessie MacDdnald and study by 'Mrs. Helen Matt*on. A report was riven from the 'resbyterial. Mrs. Chase served de- clous refreshments. The auxiliary making · plans for the fellowship upi-er and family night at the hapel ' . Tuesday evening. May IS. devotions, "Jesus and the World' from One World, One Lord, Mrs. Kathryn Calvert Study, -"In My Church, Committed Unto Me." from "Committed Unto Us," Mrs. Frances Reynolds. . Th* , Bucher Auxiliary of the Presbyterian church will sponsor the Fellowship Supper mad Family Night ", the chapel on Thunday evening. May IS. The Woman's Missionary society of the Presbyterian church met Friday afternoon with Mrs. Lee Poor as hostess, assisted by Mrs, Clara Proudfoot, worship, Mrs, Bd- ward House, 'study, Mn. Laura' L. Hagfc-erty. Mrs. Charles Billig spent a week rrith her ion Arthur In Oil City returning home Wednesday. There will be no church service at the Presbyterian church week Sunday, because of Illness, Cut Sunday church school will be held in the chapel from 11:30 to 12 noon. The mother and daughter banquet, sponsored by the W. 8. C. 8. of tho Methodist church will be held In the church dining- rooift at · p. . Tuesday, Kay 11. Mrs. Fay lames Destroy Rockland Home Fire, believed to have oriiflnated Tom a faulty chimney flue, on Fri- ay destroyed a one and cae half toiry frame residence «nH mo*t of U furnishings at Rocldand. The home, the recently acquired property of the Lester Rice family. urned to the (round and except »r several first floor furnishings. which were removed by Rockland students and nalghbon*, all of the household articles and clothing ent up In flames. The flamet were first noticed at 1 a. m. and deoplte the efforts of neighbor* and students the Mas* pread rapidly and the home was ~ Mtroyed within a abort time. The loss was reported-to be part- tally covered by inaurancu. Mr. Rice Is an employe of the Soeoay-Vacuum Co. at Franklin and a *»n, Robert, Is employed at t* Jones and Laughlin Corp. in OU !lty. Four other children, Mrs. tie* and her mother, Mrs. Eva leach, were occupants of the home. No person was Injured in the PLEASANTVH1E The borough council has decided not to have a clean up 'day this year but let each citizen be responsible for his own cleaning up. Charles Harvey collects garbage and cana regularly and citizens may contact him. Leland Smith has resigned from the borough council and Clarence Spargler has been appointed in his place. . Charlotte Roberts of Erie was home for ~ f«w days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Roberts. Mrs. Emert'T class of the Methodist Sunday school went to Ilisson P-.rk for a skating party Thursday night. Refreshments were served at Mrs. Emert's home, upon'their return. ' The Young People's Missionary MORE Below ihe Spacioas, Modern Chapman Used Car Lot 1948 1947 1946 1946 1946 1946 .1946 1946 1941 Ford, 4 door sedan, fully equipped. Ford, club coupe, radio and heater. Nash, 600 series, 4 door sedan, hilly equipped. Chevrolet, 4 door sedan, radio and heater. Chevrolet, 2 door sedan, hearer only. Ford coupe, heater only. Mercury convertible, fully equipped. Chevrolet, two tone, 2 door, heater only. ' Pontiac, 4 door, heater only. 1941 Oldvmobile, 66 series* 4 door sedan, radio and heater. 1941 Chrysler, New Yorker, 4 door sedan, radio*and heater. 1941 Dodge, club coupe, radio and heater. 1941 Chevrolet, club coupe, radio and heater. 1940 Chevrolet, Fleeriine, 4 door sedan, heater and' radio. 1939 Ford, 2 door, heater only. 1938 OUsmobile, 60 series, 4 door sedan, heater only. 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CA., Harry Zuok of Bortzer's o.-ners was a recent visitor with »r sister. Mm. A. W. Melntyr*. Mrs. Anne Linlnger, MUe Conduct Military Services For Vet High mass of requiem for Pfc. Frederick V. HJbbard of 1M M*n- vieW ave. Who was killed la aetloi. in Kurope In the last war, was oele- rated at » a. m. Friday in th« Help f Christians church with R*v. Francis J. Kaltenbarc, pastor, as el«brant. The Very Rev. Magi. Jam** Pow- rs, director of the charities of the Erie diocese, and Rev. Charles Burey, acting pastor of St. JoeMph's church, were in the sanctuary. Music for the requiem mass Wai urntahed by the church choir with Mrs, Albert Leskoske at the organ. Burisl was in Calvary cemetery with the following as pallbearan: Joseph W. Murphy, John Garray, R. H. Lux, Walter Ebbert, Joseph Martin and Robert Schcll. .Services were held at the grave y the James M. Henderson post of he American Legion. John. E. Cotter served aa the commander. The color bearers were Edward Mohn- tern and Edward Ferguson. The color guards were Harry Reese and Victor McDonald. Among the out-of-town people at th* funeral were Joseph W. Murphy of Detroit and Sgt. Lawrence Tucker of Sun bury, Mass. Valley Bell Voorhies, widow of X I. Voorhies, forma Venansjo eoun- y ·hertff, died in her home In 'ertlgB at * a. m. FrioAy followbsg an illneas of seT«ral houi». She was born In Mercer county, daughter of nhe IaU Mary and ufcen Lewis. Mr*. Voorhies wa« * member of the evangelical United Brethren church of OU City and of he King's Daughters BlWe class f that church. Surviving at* four child ran, Mrs. Virginia Gardntr and Floyd Voor- hles of FertJgs, Rawlln of Rouscville 1 Victor of OU City, a half broth- r, George ShuftktUl of Oberlln, O, even grandchUdreu and one great grandchild. The body, was taken to the bseh- der tuneraa home. Try a Classified Ad for Result* MOW MKMUTS RVMITE ·MSE MINT ··!··* V«l tana ABBSS*! 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