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December 3, 1957

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Konmr Mrs. KtMeck Mary Hnrrla«ko Mrs. KurdHIa - ,, Mrs. Golit Mrs. Rogowitz V. F. W. TO TREAT PATIENTS -- Members of AUison-Lescanac Post 1190, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary pack Christmas boxes for patients in veterans hospitals in the Pittsburgh district. Toilet articles above were collected by Monessen school children. Part of the boxes will be distributed tonight at the Aspinwall Veterans Hospital. Taking part in the program are Mrs. Julia Golit and Mrs. Rogowiiz, Paul Komar, chaplain; Socrates Loulis, junior vice commander; Frederic Feldman, chairman of the committee; Nellie Kuseck, Auxiliary president; Mary Valko, John Hurrianko, Post commander and Mrs. Virginia Kurdilla. Most District School Boards in Reorganization Here Last Night Most district school boards met last night to reorganize for the coming year. State law requires that the organization meeting take place place on the first Monday in December. * " However since no penalty is pro vided in the law, some distric' delay their meetings. Both Rostraver Twp. and Ca: roll Twp. school boards plan 1 reorganize next Monday. Perrj Lower Tyrone Jointure director will also meet on that date. Here are the new officers fb school boards who met last nigh Monessen -- Nicholas Cullen president; Alex Kachmarik, vie president; John Lancas, secre tary. Fayette City -- James Hame president; Roy Shook, vice-pres dent. Washington Twp. -- John Kas tida, president; . Leo Valdiserri vice-president. North Belle Vernon -- Stephe Ruby, president; Carmen Natali ni, vice-president. Belle Vernon -- George Trozzo president; Joseph Hoffman, vice president. West Newton -- Otto Leone president; William Kraynek, vie president; Orion Kite, secretary Frank Lash, treasurer. Charleroi -- Theodore H. Breu er, president; Frank Pucci, vice president. Donora -- Wade H, Boyd, pres ident; Mrs. Norma R. Miller vice-president. Mononffahela -- Fred C. Char ton, president; Harry Sickcls, vice president. Charleroi - Monessen Hospital Register Dec. 2, 1357 ADMISSIONS Monessen. -- George Homa Sr Mary Latkanich, Mrs. Anthonj Lombardo, Wilbert Green, Adam Casper, Michael Desko; B e l l Vernon -- Mrs. Henry Teska, Ro majean Nash, Mrs. Thomas Wei don, Mrs. Edward White, M a r l JRusso, Forrest Vercheak, Mrs Jlalph Cain, Mrs. Mary Stickel IFayette City -- Matthew Curry Mrs. James Ramsier, Mrs. Georg Lint; Donora -- Mrs. John Elco William Giannamore, H a r r ; Coates, Elizabeth Stimaker; EIc -- Mrs. William Kennedy; Web ster -- Mrs. Richard Roberts Jr. Mrs. Francis Mullen, Franklin Brown; Coal Center -- Mrs. Mi chael Jeney; Charleroi -- M r s John Kozura; Eldora -- Mrs. Eu gene McCracken; Monongahela Mrs. Frank Nester, Mrs. John Ci der; North Charleroi --"Mrs. Ed gar Crabb. DISCHARGES Monessen -- John Turcich, Frank Mendicino, ' Magdalene Dominico Robert Wotkowski, Donna Nuz- zaci, Mrs. Stephen Salay, M r s Jay Stark, Mrs. Joseph Righetti; Belle. Vernon, -- Forrest Ver- cheak, Mrs. Margaret Glotfelty Mrs. Walter Kroskie, Mrs. Max Sherman, Mrs. Alberta Daniels Anthony Fincik, Nick DeRen- tis, Thomas Stitt; Fayette City -Mrs. Gerald Claybaugh, Rev. Lou is J. Wallis, Mrs. Irwin Becken; Charleroi -- Mrs. Robert Geary David Bailey; Donora -- Joseph Tokach, Mrs. Greta Chatters, Mrs George Waddcll, Mrs. . Andrew Nastasi, Mrs. Mark Kirby; Wesi Brownsville -- Mrs. Robert' Crone; Elco -- 'Mrs. Victor Douylliez; Grindstone -- Fred Lyons; Perryopolis -- Mrs. A d r i a n Carter; Monongahela -- Mrs. Harold Huzela; Roscoe -- Mrs. John Husenits. Worry of FALSE TEETH Slipping or Irritating? Don't be embarrassed by loose falsn teeth slipping, droppinf? or wobblinf? when you cat. talk or laugh. Just sprinkle n llttlo FASTEETH on your plates. This pleasant powder gives a remarkable sense of nddcd comfort and security by holding plates moro firmly. No gummy, gooey, pasty taste or feeling. It's alknllne (non-ncld). Got FA8TEETH at »ny drug counUr. Band Parents Meeting Here A program of entertainment pre- coded the meeting of the Band Orchestra Parents Association of Monessen High School last night in the band room. A violin duet was played by Jean Buchar and Nancy Bachovchin accompanied by Wynn Kalvesmaki. A clarinet duet was played by John Dankosky and Dan Matianski. A trombone duet featured Richard DeMarco and Bill Kunsa while a piano solo was offered by Jerry Manetti. "During the business session the current project, that of selling glitter Christmas trees, was announced. A rummage sale was set for Dec. 11. Luncheon was served by a committee including Mrs. R o l a n d Waite, Mrs. Michael Buchar and Mrs. Ruth Epstein. Brownstown Youfh Program Tomorrow The Alliance Youth Fellowship of the Brownstown Christian £ Missionary Alliance .Church will sponsor a missionary meeting at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow. Highlighting the service will be a missionary slide series entitled 'Preparing Preachers for Indo- China." The slides will be accompanied by a tape recorded narration, This service is one of a series of missionary meetings to be conducted by the Youth Fellowship each month. All services are open t~ the public. More than eight million non- ! arm homes in the United States have no bathtub or shower. County College Head for Pupils Paving More J «J HARRISBURG (UP)--The Gov ernor's Commission on Higher Education opened a second daj of conferences today with stat educators and school administra tors after hearing a warning tha students and their parents rnus bear a larger share of the finan cial responsibility for college train ing. The commission,, in a series o meacings with groups of private and public educators f r o m throughout the Commonwealth, i seeking recommendations for a revision of its unsuccessful 195 legislative program for the expan sion of Pennsylvania colleges universities. The Rev. William G. Ryan president of Seton Hill College Greensburg, was one of severa educators who urged Monday tha students pay more of the growing coat of a higher education. A college degree, the Rev. Rya said, has been estimated to be worth about 5100,000 in additiona earning power to its holder. Bj state subsidies and by the lowe. salaries paid feachers, many stu dents receive the degree "practi cally · for nothing," he said. "Why should the state or col leges gave the student $100,000,' he said 1 . "We must get it across to the people of the United States that the opportunity for a higher education does not mean the opportunity for a free higher educa tion.";' Weather Extremes NEW YORK (UP)--The nation's high temperature reported Mon day was 81 degrees at Santa Ma ria, Calif. The low early today was 10 below at International Falls Minn. PHONOGRAPHS MODEL SIS- HIGH-FIDELITY AUTOMATIC PHONOGRAPH Three separate controls: treble, trass and compensated loudness; teamed with two speakers in this charcoal grey-and-chinese red or saddle tan-»nd-white predates portable high fidelity.-Plays all speeds, all size records, and features an 8* woofer. 4' tweeter, and two jeweled styli. '89 95 . LISTEN ,... the greatest sound, engineered by the greatest name in sound--Columbia! Look ... the superb new styling of the 1957 Columbia phonographs. Stop ... Look ... and Listen to the exciting, new Columbia line next time you're in our neighborhood. SOUNDS TERRIFIC 369 Schoonmaker Arc. MUrray 4-3991 Mediators Meet With Principals In Trolley Strike PITTSBURGH (UP) -- Federal and state mediators met today with negotiators for the striking Pittsburgh Railways Co. employes. The mediators planned to confer with company officials later in the day in another effort to resolve differences in the city's 51-day transit strike. There were prospects the union may submit a counter-proposal to management's most recent offer which could result in resumption of joint bargaining talks. The company offer, calling for a three-year contract with wage increases totaling 26 cents an hour spread over the life of the pact, was rejected overwhelmingly by the strikers last we-ek. Meanwhile, Joseph W. Feldman of the Golden Triangle Assn. said union leaders had turned down an association proposal to operate free bus service into the downtown area. The association had planned to operate bstween 50 and 60 buses during off-peak hours during the day and evenings. Named to Head Features Syndicate NEW YORK (UP)-- Fred J. Green, superintendent of bureaus of United Press, has been appointed to represent the United Features Syndicate on the Pacific Coast. The announcement was made today by Laurence Rutman, vice president and general manager of the syndicate. The syndicate is expanding in the West to meet the tremendous growth there, Rutman said, and Green will work with Frank B. Knapp who for many years has represented the syndicate in that area. Select Watreas Jurors Pa. (UP) -- Two jurors who told the court they believed in capital punishment were selected today in the murder trial of Joseph Watreas, 29. Masontown miner charged with strangling an elderly grocer. Mrs. Ruby P. King of Uniontown and Mrs. Dorothy B. Blaney of Perryopolis were seated as the 8th and 9th. jurors despite the fact they believed in the death penalty. Botii defense and Commonwealth attorneys offered no objections. The morning session was devoted to examination of 13 veniremen. Eleven were dismissed for various reasons. Seven jurors were selected Monday as the trial got underway in Fayette County Court. Watreas. who has pleaded innocent, is being tried for the murder of Alvie Partridge, 81, in the victim's Masontown store last July 29. During preliminary questioning, each prospective juror was asked by Deputy Clerk of Courts John Kondrla if they had "conscientious scruples on the subject of capital punishment" which would prevent "you from returning a verdict of murder in the first degree, the penalty for which may be death?" If the reply was yes. Asst. Dist. Atty. David E. Cohen then would | ask 'Are your scruples so strong they would prevent you from fixing the penalty at death even though the crime is proven beyond a reasonable doubt?" Jurors Called The jurors seated when court adjourned Monday were Eugene Marciniak, Grindstone; Mrs. Edna Bailey, Searights; Mrs, Edith Dunston, Connellsville; Mrs. Joan Borish. Isabella; David J. Townsend. Fairchance; Mrs. Henrietta | Rupp, Uniontown, and Mrs. Lola Migrock. Banning. The prosecution had used five of its 20 peremptory challenges and the defense four. The state had used 29 challenges for cause. based mostly on scruples against capital punishment, and the defense one. Partridge, his hands and feet bound, was found strangled with a piece of "shotfire wire" of the type used in mine blasting. No money was taken from the store, leading authorities to believe the slayer was frightened away be fore he could rob his victim. Watreas, married and the father of two children, was arrested in Florida two weeks after Partridge \vas found dead. THE DAILY INDEPENDENT, Tuesday, Dee. J, 1957--S JUNIOR CLASS FLAY CAST -- These Monessen High student actors will present "The Rebel" tonight and tomorrow in' the school' auditorium beginning at.8 p. m. Standing in the back row (from left to right) are Stuart Samuels, George Bougioukas, Joe Amendola, Ken Bronson and Anthony Biceglia. Seated in the center are Olivia Tesack, Irene Hilenski and Janet Lane.. In front are Veronica Brown and. Marsha Kurowski. County Chiropractors! To Meet Thursday \ The Westmoreland County Chi-j ropractic Association will hold its: regular monthly meeting Thursday in the Penn Albert H o t e l , Greensburg. The forthcoming Chiropractic X-Ray Seminar, to be held in the Roosevelt Hotel, Pittsburgh, will be the subject of discussion. Dr. R. N. Kissenger, director of x-ray instruction at the National College of Chiropractic, Chicago, Illinois, will conduct the seminar. A Beautiful Holiday Dress * * § There's a happy holiday air plus terrific smartness in this beautiful sub-teen dress. 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