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Monday, February 4, 1918
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Connellsville's Biggest and Best Newspaper. Sworn Average Daily 'Circulation Last Week, 6,4S4 OL. IS, NO. 72. CONNELLSVILLE, PA. MONDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 4, 1918. EIGHT PAGES IKER'S STATEMENTS ON WAR PREPAREDNESS ARE ATTACKED IN SENATE AS PREPOSTEROUS iator Hitchcock Brands Assertions on Number of len in France and the Prospects for Landing a Million More as Ridiculous; Secretary's Words Convey False Meaning as to What Country Can Do, Senator Warns Colleagues. HSIDENT DOES NOT KNOW THE REAL SITUATION POUND OF CEREALS TOEVERYPOUNDOF FLOUR IS THE RULE / ' ' B y Associated Press. WASHINGTON, Feb. 4.--Secretary Baker's recent state- its to the Senate Military Affairs committee that the United tes would tare half a million soldiers in France during early i year and that prospects were not unpromising for ships to ry a-TQillion more who .would be ready during the year was racterized by Senator Hitchcock in an address to the Senate ay as "absolutely preposterous and so exaggerated as to con- an entirely false impression as to what we can do and what are doing." ' , Supporting the committee's bill for a war cabinet and muni- is director, Senator Hitchcock declared that Secretary Baker i no doubt sincere but was misled by lack of information re- ding scarcity of ships in making his sanguine predictions. said President Wilson himself "does not know the real lation," and cited this situation as an illustration of the ab- ce of government coordination. iarp criticism of many government® activities was made by the Sena- in, illustrating jhis argument but out attacking individuals. . flatly denying Secretary Baker's anents that the government has a . for the war the. Senator said the taiT committee was thunderstruck ie war secretary's optimistic as- iona. am afraid to go too deeply into ific figures," he added, "for one at be charged with giving informa- to tlM enemy. taeretery Baker says we have is. I am »orry to disagree with . If £hwe jm one thing more con- aoM hy it» absence than any in various departments and bureaus It has Been planning Uw ttrtnr*. I do not deny that the oos departments have planned as a* Uter could in advance but who thq master plan which all other plan*? Nc- f. Nobody coold. Usce he became President Mr. 30n has enforced his view upon gress '.to a large degree and gen- tf with good results. In tbe main .Ye bem one of those who have fol- :d his leadership and supported Ills cr and I expect to do so in the fu- s. Now and then, however, an ei- jon must b* made. '. agree with Senator Chamberlain . the President does not know the situation. He cannot give too to an investigation such as we rwo courses were open to tbe l court he 'hears practically only side.' The people who complain not reach the President nor the abers of his cabinet wt conditions, "making a few :mittee as a result of the investi- on," said Senator Hitchcock, to rt conditions, "malting a few tpegoats and ignoring the greatest of defectire machinery," or recom- iding legislation to give the Presit "an up-to-date war making snization. HER TO DECORATE BOS U-BOAT CRETTS MSTERDAM, Feb. 4.--Emperor liam created a special decoration 0-boat crews on the annlrersary ihe inauguration of rnthleas sub- iiie -warfare as "recogni'ion. for ·Itoriua work dnringr tlic war." be Domsche Zeitung aays the deco- on is available for officers TS after three voyage*. ' and jrr IOSE urres CT 3TCSITIOXS EXPXOSKKf ONDON, Feb. 4.--The explosion of unitions depot near Prague capital tohemia, involving the loss of many s, is reported in dispatches from city to Zurich. 0 AMESICjCSS ABE KU,LRI BX SDE1L FERE TTH THE AMERICAN ARMY IN , Feb. 4.--A German barrage at sundown Saturday nJght open- .he heaviest bombardment of many s along the. American sector, the orican artillery replying shell for 11 as the firing of the heavy guns zaA along several kilometers of it. wo Americans were . Idlled and » wound-ed during the bombard- tt. and one suffered shell shock. . vras ascertained todaj that the srlcan gunn-ers wrecked several of enemy dugouts and so baddy dam- d the first lln« positions that at point the Germans were unable ecupy them Sunday, /"hen tie bombardment bad reacn- its greatest intensity the Germans dettly concentrated tbeir fire at points, throwing about 250 shells a town in which the headquarters i certain regiment are located and ch heretofore had been Immune ."Demy fire. ' t -Tter the, bombardment, :i wounded erican soldier vcas discovered In a itlon where it was necessary to rv him" over a trench to a field displayed the Red Cross and the Germans ceased firing until the man was removed- Barly in the day an American was wounded toyOa sniper. The whole American sector is resounding with the boom of guns. Airmen became exceedingly active along the American front on {Saturday. ALL TEACHERS OF CITY ARE GRANTED SALARY INCREASE General Aaranee of $10 I'er Month is Antborized at Meeting 01 Board Today. NEW TEACHER IS ELECTED State College Girl u Cbosn For Flace in High Sekool 3bde Twaiit BT Ke*ifB*ti»a; Decision IB Soisson Lot C«e Is to Be Appealed By Cltr. .Temporary Order is Bescinded and Original is 3iow in Force. THE SITUATION IS CLEARED LOWEST, BILLS ARE former Practices of Merchants Must Zfoir Be Abandoned and Uniform Enle Foil owed; County Administrator Gives Notice to Enforce Order. The misunderstanding and confusion that has prevailed up to this time with respect to the flour selling rule, has been cleared up by an order issued Saturday by the State Food Administration directing that the original proclamation of the President be adhered to. This means that, beginning today, consumers must purchase a pound of other cereals every time they purchase a pound of flour, instead oC in the ratio of six pounds of flour to one of cereals, as was the ruling in force up to an, including Saturday. The proclamation of. the President, under which the order of the Food Administration was issued and made effective January 28 very explicitly provided that the consumer should buy and the retailer should sell wheat flour "only with an equal weight of other cereals." Without other information than the press reports a number of ConneHsviHe. merchants began selling floor on the pound for pound; basis. Others placed a different con-i struction upon it, the result being that! no uniform rule was followed. For thei BLAME FOR FAIRFAX HORROR PLACED ON CAf TAIN AND PILOT Officers of French Munitions Ship Violated Ilule of the Boad, Com- , mission Finds. By Associated Preys. HALIFAX. Feb. 4.--Blamo for the collision between the Flench munitions ship Monte Blanc and tho Belgian relief ship Irao, resulting in the explosion of the former vessel which destroyed a large part of Halifax on December 16, was placed on Pilot McKay of Halifax and Captain La-1 Modcc of the French sliip m a judg- j Supply in Connellsiille Has Not Foiled ment announced today by the govern-! at Any Time 8nt Storage lit Sights That is the Situation Confronting- ConuelIsi3Ie Due to the Cold. DAWSON ENTIRELY CUT OFF ment commission which 'investigated | the collision. With the announcement of the cotn- TOission.'s judgment/ Pilot McKay j Has Saieil the Day; ~\V»ler Shortage Delays the Drilling Operations. Demonstration in High School ' Hall Leading; Feature of ! Loyalty Week. Train Due to Start Over Baltimore ut Ohio Railroad «i 6.45 P. 31. . was arrested, charged with man-. Due" to tho prolonged cold period slaughter, the commission having and tho steady dram tor domestic 'recommended that he bo criminally i consumption the gas supply ih lower prosecuted/ and his llcemie cancelled. , '"' ConnellsvUle than it has ever been. Tlie commission held that Captain | Since the middle ot last week there McModec and the pilot. McKay, vio- has been barely enough to keep the lated the rules of the road. j home ares going. Gas bills for Janu- The commission also recommends ary were tbe largest the company has to the French authorities the cancolla- I eve:- sent out. They represent notice- j Trades Council Concentrating Efforts on ,tfaking Event Grejitesf in Annals of City From Patriotic Standpoint; Parade to Precede tie Speaking, 90 FROM TWO DISTRICTS Organized labor of Connellsvllle and 1 vicinity will demonstrate its loyalty to American principles on Lincoln's Bn thday, Tuesday, February 12, when Local Hoard fur So. a Will Send 71 ' tion of the license of Captiin LaModec and "that he he dealt wiih according to the law of his country." Captain LaModec was also arrested charged with manslaughter. Captain Wyatt, chief examining officer of the port, is found guilty of neglect in performance ol duty requiring him to keep himself informed of the movements, actual and Intended, of ships in the harbor and in not talc- ing adequate steps to enforce various regulations. W1LLARD RIDES FREIGHT lather, His Pri-raU- Car Is Attached to Freight Train. tn 'order to Investigate for himself The local draftees who will be sent able increases over the figures of De-[ member which wore abnormally high. With the exception of Davreou and Vanderbilt and other placob in 'that community Cormellsvine is worse off than oiner places supplied by the j o'clock m the evening. The draftees | 3tMi and "o. 2 "Will Entrain 10; Ex- a Labor J^oyalty demoustration will be nminatioii by Ilotli Boardh 15egi»b , held jn tbo new High Schoo] audiior- \Vodaesduy: .\olice* to Appeal* Out. llim - The Trades and laboi Council of ConnellsviHe will stage Labor Loyalty vS'eek, beginning next Suiidar, in conjunction with the nation-wide dcuion- from Districts 2 and 5 on February ( stratlon has been arranged by 12 will leave on a special uain over | thc American Alliance for Labor and the Baltimore Ohio railroad at C.4o D , Fayctte County Gas company, owing! have not yet been examined but these | Connellsville district to its central location Gas is being j begin ou Wednesday by both boards, fed from two directions--from \Vest]^j 0 neimite plans have yet been made Virginia and train Youngwood--a shipping the draftees to camp. 'emocracy. various labor interests of the are intensely loyal and patriotic. They propose to demonstrate their loyalty m the mass meeting on Lincoln's Birthday. Hom- loyalty to the American nation at this this pl.ices Conncllsville at the "end" , A telegram received by Board No. agc Wl]1 be j, ai( [ t]lc Grc . at jjnianeipa- of the line. The pressure here at 10 , 5 Oils morning asks that the to ' r at t h e same time fte ] aDor j ng me n o'clock this morning was four anc one * :n g physicians of tlie board and the 0 , aie coralmmitv 1Tin reiterate their half ounces while at Scottdale at the advisory boaid physician meet with a same hour it was seven ounces. The medical inspector from Camp Lee at larger supply there was due lo the ' the offices of Local Boaid No. 1 in ("TaW ,s back of the war to the last flow from the leased wells of the Uniontuwn on February 3 at 1 o'clock. People's Natural Gas company at Tho purpose of the meeting is not Youngwood. Dawson and Vanderbiit j given in the telegram. were entirely off at that hour. ~ man. and proposes^ to devote an enure week to a dfmonstrafion which will quiet for all time those of the unin- , Following are the men of District formc[1 w u o mamtaill (iat !abor js not mirn«« of comimr to an understand I the conditions on the Somerset j Only by storing at night and cutting; Xo . 5 , o i JC Cammed at the Title | donis , its share incidentally, thc purpose of coming to an nndersta.d-i Cambrl!l branch of the BaRimoro I oft thc supply for manufammng^ur- , Trust building ou Thursday, begin- i laboring men will prove to iho Con- I ncllsville district, at least, that they Win. I can celebrate Labor Loyalty Week ing Irator Acting upon instructions received from State Administrator Heinz, bearing the question County Adminia- Davidson was appealed to. wlUftrdf presl . poses has the company been able to m n g at a o'clock: Ohio railroad. . . , dent of the road, made the trip from I continue service to domestic consum- Cumberiand to Somerset in his private car attached to a freight train, were not date *( January 27,'the day preceding Conditions there, he learn.-, the effective date of the official order] , .. b . _. i , .' from Food Administrator Hoover '-' a sn pe taey a.ia t the coaJ miners m tbe ills rlct had At a meeting ot tbe school board held this morning the salaries of all teachers in thc Connellariile school district, both high school and grade, were increased flO per school month. The increase in tbe salaries will take effect immediately, the additional ?10 being added to the Ij-ebruary pay. There was some discussion over the ·raise in salaries and the motion car-' ned by a three to two -rote. Directors Hinea and Woods voted for the increase with Directors Hart and Echard against it. President Hetzel cast ois vote for the increase, deciding the qrieadon. Miss Elizabeth Baker of State College was elected to fill the position of Miss Helen Humphreys, who resigned some time ago. Miss Baker will teach English in the high school. The board voted her a salary o£ |90 per month. The school board will appeal from the decision of the Fayette county courts which awarded W. H. Soisson $6,750 for his property which was taken for the erection of the new high school. The case ( win be taken before the 'Supreme court. The case of W. H. Showman, will come up ia April. A meeting of the school board will be "held neit ^Monday night when baci taxes will be discussed. Davidson directed ConnellsviUe merchants to sell flour in proportion of sir pounds to one of other cereals. State Administrator Heinz had temporarily amended the order of tho President because ot an insufficient supply of flour substitutes, under authority granted state administrators in emergencies or exceptional cases. The Washington authorities believing that ample time has been afforded to replenish thc stocks of wheat substitutes to permit .the full operation of the original "pound for pound" regulation, has deemed the withdrawal of tne modified order necp.-^sary for wheat comervaiion. Thc proclamation Saturday therefore di- rf*ts as follows: "It is accordingly oraere.1 that, beginning Monday, February -I, and con- tinning until further notice, all dealers tn wheat flour, either wholesale or retail, will be permitted to sell it only la combination with other recognized wheat substitutes in the minimum ratio of one pound of wheat substitute to each one pound of wheat flour sold, unless H is first definitely de- n ^ovohn, tho taaa the tracks. The only tieup on the branch resulted from last night's freeze after ers, said General Superintendent J. E Angle today. Mr. Angle and his force of men nave' been at work night and day. Or. Friday night, when tho pros- ! Ernest Brown. Acme, R. D.; Clyde .Martin. Duubar: Shriver S. Orn- I without slowing down any of" the irn- dorff. Ohiopylc; measures under hiopylc; Frank D. Spaw, j portaut war work i II; John ilal^ky, Vander- t way m this vicinity. .. A r t h u r Foman, Dunbar; George Arrangements will be made for sure increased after^a very low ^day,, KosiBko Dnnliar . u D . 32; John D. .special sermons in all the churches on it}-, Dunbar, R. D. 32; Noah Mm- the subject of Labor Loyalty Week. men were sent to Dawson and Vanderbilt to make a bouse to house canvass warning people to be on the watch to avoid danger from asphyxia- the thaw. In some Inslances the tion and ("Plosions wheels ot the cars-aere frozen to the | The shortage is not conBned _ _ _ _ ^ __ tracks. When an rngine would at- j Connellsvllle region, said Mr. Angle, j aicuar(i elements. Duubar; Charles i upon making the demonstration er, Uledi; John Ruza, Vanderbilt; The nation-widi' observance begin? James R. Bricker, Dunbar; Crocoso next Sunday. Co-operation of all I Buzzelli, Dunbar; Charles W. Burn- | churches is assured. I north, Ohiopyle; John J. Harper, Dun- The Connellsviilc Trades and Labor [bar; Arnold F. Johnson. Mill R u n ; 1 Council will concentrate its efforts tempt to move the Ham cf cars out, they would" 1 not budge, although a drawheod might be pulled out of a car | making more delay. I u is all over the country anil i is attributed to thc abnormal winter. Jr. Angle said. The storm last week wbich inter- j Bernard Lee. Ohiopyle; James Hamp- i next Tuesday night the most striking, ' t o n Barkley, Ohiopyle; Jesse Hal],'from a patriotic standpoint, that has Ohiopyle; Charles R. Wilson. Somer- , ever been held in tins community. field; «xuis Krempaiky, ConnellsviUe, Every local union is expected to par- Presinent VVillarci is mailng a trip ' rar '^ wire serTlce was a . sollrce ° - | B O X ' I « ; Ben Klmk,'bunhar; John licipate. The evening wjll be declared "earlT Priests Here to Listen to Flttsburg machine to get through the snow drifts, some places 15 feet deep, between L'niontown and "Washington. Pa. Reaching West Virginia he found Rt. Be.-. Heps Canevm. bishop of j the H °I 0 7 ? atural Gas e««=Pany was the Caiholiu en-arch of the Pittsbars ! 1110 local .company with all diocese, gave a. most inter '-5ting talk S'esterday aftecnoon in the Parochial school auditorium or the of the Confraternity of Christian Dostrine. Priests present were Rev. M. A. LambiAg, of Scottdale; Rev. John Hackett, of Mount Pleasant; Her. D. termined that wheat substitutes iri| A. Lollus, of Pittsiiurg, a director equivalent quantities have been pre-l° f 'he Confraternity of Christian Doc- vlously purchased from another'trine; Rev. Ciinoya, of Laiaenrmg No. source. For thc present a written and i 1; Rev. P. J. Brenuan, of Duubar; signed declaration by flour purchasers within the trade win be considered sufficient evidence on which to base this determination. Continued on OLD LANDMARK BURNS Aged Xan Coses Life In Hotel Fire at Xonaca, Fa. By Associated Press. MONACA, Pa., Feb. 4.--Tbe Hotel Central, an old landmark and built 100 years ago, was destroyed by fire early today. John Grab, aged 60, a boarder, was burned to death and hi-3 body was found in the ruins some hours later. In a temperature four degrees' below zero a score or more of boarders and servants fled in night clothing from the building. Mrs. Steven (pielski, Tvife of the proprietor, jumped from a second story window and was taken to the Rochester hospital. Iharles Abel was 'taken to the same hospital with burned hands. Bsios'tabie. A medical corps man- chase. BUKGLVK A1AEH. Fills of Purpose Bnt 3tmr Bri»g About End of Thierin b '. Annoyed by thefts of money placed with milk bottles for the milkman at his home in Uniontown, Thomas Zinn, formerly of Connellsvllle, rigged up a burglar alarm last evening. Shortly before 3 o_'clock this morning he was awakened by the buzzer. A man was at the other end of the wire but he escaped from Zinn after a hot PRIVATE FINANCING Of War Provided In Bills Introdnccd in Congress Today. By Associated Proas. WASHINGTON, Feb. i.--Virtually providing for control of private financing during the war, the administration, war finance corporation bill was Introduced simultaneously today in the Senate and House, -Financing of war Industries hampered by present conditions is the principal object. The bill would create tho federal war financed corporation, with $509,000,000 capital and power to issue ?4,000,000,000 in short term notes to afford "financial assistance either directly or indirectly to persons, firms corporation and associations whose operations are necessary or contigu- tory to the prosecution of the war." ALLIBSUPERIOR Men and Cnns on TVcst Front in Preponderance (her Teutons'. By Associated Press ·WASHINGTON, Feb. 4.-- Warning the natjon not to let reports of strikes and other internal disturbances in Germany slacken its war preparations Secretary Baker in his weekly military review today also makes official announcement that American troops are at last holdin-g; a portion of the actual battle front. | For the first time also Secretary Baker declared that it is fully believed the allies have preponderance of men and guns on the western front in spite of the fact that German lines have been strengthened by troops from the Russian fields. Gallagher in France. Mra. Daniel Gallagher of the West Side, received a card this morning from her son William, who is in the aviation service, stating that he had arrived salely In "France. " , i Rev". Michael Tusek, Rev. iSenry DeVivo, Rev. John* T. Burns and Rev. Wiltiam Morz. Delegates ivere present from Scottdale, Mount Pleasant, Dunibar, Leiscnrmg No. 1, 2 and 3, Broad Ford and Adelaide. Following Bishop Cancvln's talk Benediction of Most Blessod Sacrament was given in the Immaculate Conception church by Rev. Lollus. MEATLESS MONDAY Controversy to bo Decided by Fuel Administration TneSQiiy. . By Associated Press. WASHINGTON, Feb. 4.--Hcatless Monday, being observed for tho third time today, may be abandoned by the fuel administration as the result of a conference of state administrators being held here. The conference was called by Fuel Administrator Garfield to ascertain {he saving of coal effected by the five-day industrial closing and the two heatless Mondays already observed. gas possible. A winter drouth has been a factor in keeping down tbe supply. The Fayptte Count Gas company is at work on two wells and thn People's Gas company four, the latter near Xoungwood. Shortage of water has handicapped operations in drilling, it being difficult to secure a supply for the boilers. A complete failure of tbe supply for Connellsvtlle is nnlikPly, Mr. Letsecring; Earl Henry Slater, hilt- James Qumn, Adelaide; Omega fccasion. This is the first big demon- George French. Dickerson Run: Steve '· ^ration that the Trades and Labor Henry .Moseo, Dunbar;; Clarence Tay-. C o u n c l ! tas attempted for a number lor, Ohiopylc: Prancesis Richlito. | °*^' cars Dunbar; Jonah Franklin Bennis, Clov- ' Preceding the mass meeting in the : Louis Medaro. Dunbar; Harry . hl sh E choo building there will he a Basmger, tpr Corriston. Ohiopylc; William Ro- i berl Rankin, Dunbar; James Henry been mga; , oa to do , ivor ,. Van Sickle. Cloverlop; Daniel tMia'.en. address, while the Amen Lpiscnrms; Earl Henry Slater, Mill lio r ^» b ... COURT OF APPEALS Commissioners P/ORin Chnii!,'C! uf A.sfics 'I'oiluy ;chool huil Suearinger, has tho principal lean Fedcra- also furnish a ·casion. The federation speaker is expecteO to dwell prm- jcipally ujion tile duties, the obligations and the attitude of labor m war problems. A short musical program will be included, with singers of local distinction taking part- Thc parade will start about 7.30 in Because of Food Shortagre. i the evening and move directly toward For the 3rst time in years the Ma- j the h'gh school building, whoie it will I sonic Association of Connellsville will tiisband. During the band concert the Angle said this morning. He said h e ! R u n ; Phillip Thomas Fiko, Marfcleys- jpe^er f o r tnc OC) thought it would be no lower than the ] burg; David Thomas, Dunbar; * --' flnal days ot last week. Tbe isolated |G. Kiug, Xormalville. failures in the city were attribbutcd to local line or troubles BANQUET CANCELLED Annual iMngonk' Function Called Off of appeal will he held m Union town at tbe court house, from today, February t, to Saturday, February 23, after which date all appeals will be closed. Adjustments wiU be made of assessments of properties on which buildings have been destroyed since the last triennial assessment was made and in the cases or personal property, offices, professions, trades and occupations and where there have been alterations occasioning a different valuation and also of tbe assessment of persons who have come into the county since the la?t assessment. The commissioners call on persons factory N results the heatless holidays ; fartng money at IntereBt to part.cular- - - · N - I ]y take notice the time assessment will be closed and that no eionera- Announcement, was made today by | not bold a Banquet Friday evening,, auditorium will be opened 1o (lie gen- the county commissioners that courts | FeD - rlwry 22, m celebration of Wash-;«rai public. The celebration although Fuel officials have indicated that reports of the closing shows satisfactory ^results the heatless holidays might he discontinued in favor of the railroad embargo now jn force as the most effective means of handling the coal shortage in the east and the traffic congestion as well. Final decision in thc matter is expected tomorrow. Chief Koto-tele Dead. WIIL-KES-BARRB, Feb. 4.--James E. Roderick, chief of tho Pennsylvania Bureau of Mines, died here early today. I Fair and continued cold tonight and Tuesday is the noon, weather forecast for 'Western Pennsylvania. , Temperature Beconl. · 131i 1917 Maximum 46 34 Minimum (i 9 Mean. [ 26 22 The Tough river remained station- air during the nlgt it i_40 feet. tions will be allowed on mor.ey at interest. TWENTY-NIKS CARS Destroyed in Trolley Pompon? Fire at Wheeling. W. Viu By Associated PresK WHEELING, W. Va., Feb. 4 -Twenty-nine cars and the Wheeling Traction company barn on the Wheeling Island were destroyed by fire believed to have been incendiary shortly after 2 o'clock this morning. General Superintendent W. G. Ativood intimates the loss at $450,000. Traffic is paraylzed on the traction company lines. .ngton's birthday However, a dance stased by organized labor, ,s one in will be held in the Masonic Temple, which every one is nol only in-, ited. South Pittsburg street in observance o £ , but is urged to take part. Tbe hi^h the day i school auditorium will be thrown oum It was decided not to hold thc ban- to the geneial public and it is hoped quet this year on account, of the con- ' that this big hall will be filled to over- serration of food. The first banquet flowing. It was anticipation of an heid by thc association in honor of exceptionally large audience t h a t led Washington's btr'Jiday was in 1907 and those interested m the celebration to since then the affair has been one of thc engage this new community center as leading social functions of the season, the scene of the demonstration. Maanns and their families iroin Con- The general committee in charge of nrilsville and out of town points dt- the affair is composed of O. R. Her- tending. AUTO UNCLAIMED wick, E. L. McNutt and J H. Strawn. Other committees follow: Decorations committee -- Daniel Springer, cnalrn'an; Joseph Sorner- ville; C. Roy Miller. Joseph Humbert- Madiino tins Bi'en Standing in Lois- son and lOldred Langford. Avenue Since Saturday. An automobile bearing 131S license Freed, Joseph H. ^ COUNTY LEYY UNCHANGED Parade committee--Harry chairnian: E. L. McNutt. tag No. 116063 ha« been standing on Somprville, J. A. Keslas and A. Leisenring avenue on the Vest Side Shaffer. since Saturday m;ht_ The car was -stopped Mar the c u r b and two young men got out. It hci= r.ot been movi since. ' . Thc machine is s Ford, n i t h the top Taxation Tor I'.tlS Set by Commission- do*wu and with moH of the paint worn , -*rs at Six 3Iills. off. On thc left side and back of the j The county tax levy for 3938 will be three mills for county purposes, one mill for Die poor f u n d and two mills for the special road fund, thc county commissioners announced today. The levy is the same as that of. is written "Uniontown, Penn." FUIE AT DAVIDSOX. Killed in Ohio. Flames Destroy Building liscd As Hen t'uop and Hour Pen. |3»17. A largi*huild:ng on the Daviilson | i farm, tenanted by Robert Schtlltz, was i destroyed by fire yesterday morning. The body of George Dzuris, who The blaze was discoverer by tae night Enlists in Engineers. Liwrencp C. Ringer, of South Con- nellsviUe, son of w. S. Ringer left was killed in Youngstown, 0., arrived ' watchman at the Davidson plant of this morning for Washington. D. C., here last night and was removed to | the H. C. Prick Coke company, who to join the 2Jih Ensinecrs, Forestery Funeral Director J. L. State's par-i went to the Schuliz home and awak- ' Division, at Camp American Unlvers,-' lors. Faneral tomorrow'- afternoon, with Rev. Martin Tomaska officiating. Interment to BUI G-rove cemetery. ened members of the family. i ity. Mr. Ringer is an expert automo- The building was jsed as a chicken i bile driver and after a short stay in coop and pig pen. Thc loss is ?75. (camp expects to sail for France. --=. --. _i*ovi^ '^ - "

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