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PAGE TWO. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVIULiE, PA. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1918. Aliss Ada Bailes, waitrei "West Penn Tea-Koom. and :ss at Presley Smith, were ciaietly married yesterday afternoon at the parsonage ot the United Preabyterjan church in West ·tian church met yesterday'afternoon, at 2:30. Mrs.-G. W. Bu-ckner -was leader. Mrs. Peter R. Weimer read a_ paper on the "Tbe Witch Doctor."StisB Ella Hyatt, Jtrs. Emma N. Foley, Mrs- Morton avenue. Rev. W. J. Bverhart, H. C. Friabee and. Mrs. J. II. G-roy the pastor officiated. Theve were no | gave talks for the good of the auril- attendants. Toe bride is formerly., ot "West Newton.and has a -wide circle of friends. The -bridegroom is 'employed at Dickerson Run. c Miss "Willa Glassbarn, Henry Seigh* man of Mount Pleasant, and S. R. Cleans of Vanderbilt, -were among the - - out of town guests at a delightful party given Thursday evening by Mrs. J, T. Means at her home at Mount- Sterling in honor ol the 44th birthday of her husband. The Missionary society of the Trinity Reformed church met last evening at the home of Airs. George Shumaker in Eighth street. Greenwood, ·with 60 persons in attendance. Mrs. Shumaker -was assisted in entertaining by Mrs. C. C. Eittnrr. The evening was enjoyably spent at various social amusements, ments were served. Dainty refresh- Mrs. Edna Johnston Rrendel entertained the Thursday Afternoon Card club yesterday afternoon at her home - in South Pittaburg stre«t, four tables being utilized for the games. Mrs. L. P. McCormick was awarded the club prize and Miss Aitne White *he guest prize. Luncheon was served. Mrs. Carl S. Homer will entertain the club Thursday Afternoon February 21 at her home in Green street. Announcements of tiie marriage of Miss Bertha Maude Montgomery, formerly of Cotmellsvtlle, and Fred G.! iary. Mrs.-,Ross F. tytlp sang and Miss P.auline Kooscr contributed a piano sdlo. / Mrs. Kate Ritenour, of Uniontown, who has charge of the registration of women in Faye-tte counts" for -war work, announces that February 20, 21, 27 and 2S, are the dates set aside for registration in the county. PERSONALS. Mrs. W. A. Furlong and Mrs. George Snyder have returned from a visit at Mon§ssen. The best place to shop after all. Brownell Shoe Co.--Adv. Mrs. John R. Bali of Pittsburg is the guest of Mrs. E. E. Jones of the Colonial apartments, South Pittsburg street. For the best and cheapest repairs on that root, conductor or spouting, see F. T. Evans.--Adv. Mrs. H. B. Pieman of East Crawford avenue and daughter, Mrs. Oscar Johnson of Uniontown, went to Pittsburg this morning. Mrs. Mary Hughes and daughter, Mrs. R. C. Jones ot Monessen. have returned home after a visit with Mrs. Mary Creedon of West Apple street. Mrs. P. C. Rose of North Pittsburg street, is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Catherine Sherrick of'Somerset. Mrs, Hugh SUllwagon and baby of Greensburg are the guests ot Mrs. Belle Stillwagon of Lincoln avenue. Snyder, solemnized Monday, February | FOOD DEALERS ARE 4, in Chicago, have been received here. The bride, whose home is ia Butler, Pa., was formerly in the milHnery "business in "West Ainple street She had a wide circle of friends in Connellsville and vicinity. Mr. and Mrs. Snyder will reside in Chicago. -CALLED TO CONFER MONDAY AFTERNOON The 0. N. T. Fancj'work club was delightfully entertained yesterday afternoon ty Mrs. J. W. Trenberth at fcer home in South Connellsville. Two new members were received. The afternoon waa spent at knitting and fancywork. JJelicioui refreshments j M onto~at"«:'so "o°cIock"foV" we're serred. Mrs. W. A. Furlong will j Dnties of Tendons' in Hatahlps to be Explained by the County Administrator. County Pood Administrator Charles L, Davidson today called a meeting of all wholesale and retail food dealers in the county into conference ia the municipal building, Uniontown, on pur- SCOUTS MEET TONIGHT K-rerr Scout in the Cttr WHI Be At Anniversary Celebration. The entire boy scout body ol this city will, hold a meeting in the Carnegie library tonight in celebration of the eighth anniversary of the inauguration of the Boy Scout movement in the United States. The' scouts will be " addressed by Walter P. Schencfc, president of the local council, and the President's address to the scouts of America will be read. Toe evening will open with a prayer and the singing of "The Star Spangled Banner," at the conclusion ot which all present will salute the flag. Knot tying contests wiil follow and reports on scout activities for the post year will bo read. At 8 o'clock all the scouts will rise and repeat the Scout oath. Simultaneously all over the United States the scouts of America will repeat the oath. The anniversary meeting is tiie starter ot the scout campaign_ for "Men and Money" which will be conducted until February 14. The scouts of the city are prepared to make a good sjbowing in the contest and will canvass for recruits to the Scoutmaster's reserve corps as well as contributions. VETERAN WHJLD ENLIST Itanlnr Fighter of .Sixteen Wants In "Sec Son in Eraace, Age has not cooled the fighting spirit of Lewis L, S-nltlcy, aged about 71, of Dunbar, a veteran of the Civil war, who yesterday made aa effort to enlist in the molo * mechanics regiment now being organized for immediate service in Frarce. Mr. Smltley's son, James O. Smitley ia now France as* a second lieutenant in the coast artillery and the aged warrior admitted that one of his aims in getting into the fray "over there'* was to see his son again. Young Smitley enlisted in 1907 and was stationed nt Fortress Monroe until 1937 when he was sent overseas with General Per- string's e-TpeditioTiary forces. Mr. Smitley was 16 years of age when the Civil war broke out. He enlisted in 1S52 and was with General McCiellin in the campaign of Antietam. At the expiration of his first enlistment. Mr. Smitley immediately re-enlisted in the 14th Pennsylvania Cavalry and served the remainder of the war under Col. J. M. S-'hoonmaker. Tfia© ©rasa SHBPPAED W. Sheppard "W. Edmonds, 43 years old, a former well knovra resident ot Con- nellsvillo, died "Wednesday at his home at nazeiwood. Mr, Edmonds had been in poor health Cor fame time past and previous to his death was confined to his lied for two youths. The body will Sunday O. train So. 5 and Foiorai Director be brought to morning on B. later removed l! Charles C. Mitclicll to tiie residence ot an uncle of the decsased, S. B. Ed-| monds. No. 309 East Green street, from where the funeral will take place Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. G. L. C. Richardson of the First Methodist Episcopal church will offi-j ciatc. Mr. Edmonds was a son of Charles Edmonds of Cumberland and prior to moving to Hazelwood resided in Connellsville, His mother died last June. Deceased was a foreman painter at Hazelwood. He married Miss Bertha Provnnce of. Connellsville, who with one son, George Edmonds, survive. He was a nephew of T, H. Edmonds of East Francis avenue. ROXEE GRASTY. Miss Roue Gr-osty, 21 years and 11 months old, daughter of Charles and Gallic "Wadkins Grasty, colored, died tiis morning at the homo of a colored j family at the Sligo, following a brief i ilteesa of pneumonia. The body was I removed by Funeral Director J. E. Sims to the home of parents o£ the deceased at Swaugcrujvrr.. CHAHiJES E. ·WILLIAMS. Charles K. Williams, four years old, son of .Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Williams, colored, of Vautierhilt, died yclerday of acute tubercular monrngttis. Funeral service will be held this evening at 6 o'clock, from the Union Baptist church in the West Side. Following tbe services the body will bp shipped by Funeral Director J. L SUwier to Potomac Cit-y, Va., for interment. MRS. GEORGE L. DA'WSQK The funeral ol Mrs. George Littleton Dawson will taXc place tomorrow j afternoon at 2 o'clock from the family residence in Ben Lemond street. Rev. Albert X. Slayton. pastor of St. j Peterls ^Episcopal church, will ofBcaic. | Straccsari "Pagliacci's" Prol^fae Artists have human hearts though they ibeat beneath tinsel and motley -- that is 'the theme of Leoncavallo's "Pagliacci." 'Stracciari, celebrated baritone of the Chicago Opera, sings this radiant iria with a sympathetic sincerity that adds immeasurably to a voice of glorious power and beauty. 49180--$1.50 Interment in Oak Grove cemetery. I sntertain the club Thursday afternoon. February 21. at her home in "West Crawford avenue. The Over There Unit No. 6, to the Charleston Comforts Branch of the Navy League will meet Tuesday night at the home of Mrs. P. H. McKevitt in Chestnut street, to knit for the sailors. A unit, compos«d of "West Side knitters will meet Monday night at the home of Miss Jennie Pcnu in Eighth street, Greenwood. Mrs. James Conniff^will entertain the Coi-ticelH Fancywork club Thursday night at ier home in Eighth street. Greenwood. Officers for. the c-nsning year were elected at the regular meeting of the Ladies' Aid society «f the First Methodist Episcopal church tjeld yesterday in the churca annex in connection with the regular observance ot Church Day. Th« new officers are as Jollows'. President, Mrs. Delia McCarnes; vice president, Mrs. H. W. Lcssig; secretary, Mrs. Homer Davis; financial secretary. Mrs, iwvitt Long; treasurer, Mrs. J. F. Bnglekc. Plans for a patriotic tea, to he held Saturday evening. March 2, at the home ot Mrs. George Powell in North Ktts- "burg street, were made. A meeting of the ·Woman's Home and Foreign Missionary societies was also held. Four tables were called into requisition at the regular meeting ot the, South Side Euchre club held last evening at the home o£ -Mr. and Mrs. J. Donald Porter" in Will's road. Mrs. j pose of discuEing, as Mr. Davidson expressed ii, the duties of the dealers with reference to the conservation of food in the county. Owing to the storm of protest that was raised before it is understood there will be no more fixing of so called fair prices at which dealers are to sell. The meeting wilt be connnfld to dealers alone. Later other meetings will be held in the several communities in the county at n-hich food conservation organizations of the people will be formed. Mr. Davidson arrived home yesterday from Philadelphia where he attended a conference of county administrators trom all parts of tlie state. He will tell of what was advanced there in the live of saving food. The administrator has authority to namo a local chairman Cor each community the duty c whom it will be to form the community units. AMERICAN FIRE RIDDING FRONT OF GERMAN SNIPERS Artillery and Machine Guns Ridding Sector in France of An- noyinp Jkiclies. B r Associated Press. WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY IN FRANCE, Feb. S.-Amor.can artillery j and infantry have succeeded m clean- yeslerday f r o m a COULD LEAVE TRANSPORT In Fire Minutes After Attack, Brotms- Ule Man "Writes Home. I^ife of American soldiers aboard a transport and the precautions taken Zjy officers to safeguard die lives of those on board m case o£ an attack from an und^r-water pest are described by John' N". Shaw. Jr.. a former Brownsville boy. now in France, in a letter received yesterday by J. R. McMullen. of Brownsville. Coming as it does vrhen America has just been informed of the sinking of the transport Tuscania the reader is able to picture the systematic departure of the American troops frow that ill-fated steamstiip. Shaw writes that every soldier on a transport ia provided with a life buoy, is assigned to a certain life boat and that the troops practice daily in manning the life boats. He states that the troops on his transport could have deserted ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT! Hiss Gay Xonola lflcliar*n Attraction j a( High .School. Misa Gay Zenola MacLaren, the i m - j Kaiive genius, will be the attraction ( on the high .'school entertainment ' course tonight at the new blgb school auditorium. Miss MacLaren is being advertised as the best number on the course and word of ber ability to perform has preceded her. Tb.e entertainer has ."Liberty Bell,Itslixae toRin£Asfein / / O The title tells the story--a splendid, patriotic song with a quick-march melody snappijy harmonized by the Peerless Quartette. The pealing of sweet-toned bells is woven into the chorus in a way that wins aa encore every time. There's joinc to be a big run on this record-- don'tlerihembcatyou to it On the back, " Da Sant- diizg," another inspiring patnoric melody, sung by Arthur Fields, the soldier baritone. A2473--75o Take You Back to Italy" "The hit of JacJ; O'Lanrern* *--the most popular song of the season's most popular musical comcdj'. This rollicking character-duet by Brice and King is a record that you must not miss. On the back, "Afy heart'; to- nigkt in^eld _V«y Hampshire,''* a good old-fashioned home sons- Sunjj by Campbell and Burr. A2459--75c- of memory coupled with rare giCt a ventriloquist power. She can imitate several characters in reproducing a p!aj in imitation, taking tiie part, of ail the cast The sirth number on the course will bo given, on February 15. -when the Paramount entertainers are here. BRfiAJBTOLLARBONE irigh School Student Has Hard KoIJ on Ice. "Wfcile on his way to high school ycs- tbe vessel in five minutes after an at- I Lerday morning about 8 o'clock Grant KBKR MAY Bi: MAJOR. Brother of T^ocal Tliysician U GiTcn RecommondationT Dr. J. P. Kcrr. a Pittsburg councilman and a brothei of Dr. J. F. Kcrr of this city, has undergone the physical examination required for applicants for commissions, and waq found perfectly fit and recommended for appointment as major. Asked whether he would resign from the Pittsbnrg council, Dr. Kerr said if the commission should be issued he might have a statement to ing out a majority of. the snipers who cause considerable; annoyance from the time the sector was taken over by the troops. Snipers hidden in hushes or in shell holes hare been J. TV. McClaren -WPS awarded the prize. roole( j out by American sharpshooters Fol!owing-the games luncheon -was served. The next meeting will be held at the home Robert Norrts in street. of Mr. and Mrs. South Pittsburg The N. C. D. class" ot tie First Methodist Episcopal Sunday school will hold a rummage sale Wednesday and Thursday in the vacant store room near Fiineral Director Charles C. Mitchell's office In-South street; Pittsburg ".^Largely attended was an open meeting ~oi tie Ladies' Aid and Missionary society ol the " tjnited Presbyterian held last evening at the home of Mrs. S.-B. Dotobte in Johnston avenue. Mrs. Omer "Wood was in charge of the devotional exercises and Mrs. \V". J. Everhart had charge of the program The subject was ''Work in the African Sudan." Papers were read by Mrs. J.' C. Staufier, Mrs W. J. Everhart, Ifrs. J. H. Cypher and Mrs. "W. H. Francis. A piano solo ly Miss Beryl Bobbie was greatly enjoyed. At the regular meeting of the Ladies' Aid* society of the Methodist Protestant church held yesterday afternoon in the church a pledge oC $200 towards the ne-v Sunday school building vras paid off. The meeting was well attended. Following the business meeting refreshments were served by a committee composed of Mrs. John Yard. Mrs Samuel Morris and Mrs. James Kelly. At another point were discovered in enemy snipers L shell hole. A few well placed shots from light artillery ended their career. One, two or possibly three snipers posts arc still in front of the American positions hut they are not likely to be there long. licensed to T«L Walter Sucton and Emma Callaway of Connellsville; Thomas A. Mclntyre of Leisenrittg and Margaret G. Graslrt- ger, of Dawson; Presley Smith and wim at Camp Hancock, Augusta, Ga. ABIT ACCOTHfTASTS. Three Somerset Sclectives Will Shortly Start 'or France. SOMERSET, Feb. S.--Budd B. Boose, secretary of the Somerset County Coal Operators' Association; Walter Scott Zerbe of Windber, and Frank P. Glessner of Conemaugh township, all members of Class 1 under the Select-ve Act, were selected by the Registration Board of Somerset! District No. 2. for special duty in the accounting department of the army. The three young men named have gone to Fort Slocum, N. Y., where they will bo examined as to their respective Clarke, 34 yearb old, son of Druggist and Mrs. A. A. Clarke, of West Fayelto street, suffered a fractured collar bone when, he sliopcd on au Icy alley, just off North "Pittsburg street, falling heavily to the ground. The injured lari. follow,ng the accident, went to his father's drug store and was sent by a clerk to a physi-! cian's office, where it was discovered j the extent of his injury. He then j went to his home and had the tracture reduced. Send some records to your solujer. There is a Columbia Gnlonola in his Y.M.C.A. orK'aightso,' Colambus H«U FOR RKD TROSS Cohn.W. Gr,f»»oli.Pri;, SUO Vial tlKtnc u.lot. il» The Clash at ijcottdalc "V Ladv Maccabees basketball Lailj-Macoibces and_Scottlale_airIs fo| L o c n ] B US | m . ss He,, Interested In (lie L'nioii1or.Ti Fonntli) Comiiimy. The chartc" at the Uniomown Foundry company, in \s Inch ioca-i mess men aro inteiestod, \vus granted at Harrisburii yesterday. This a wholly* new entciprise although it now assumes the foi-n of i tton, having already been team will go to Scottdaic next Wednesday evening to play the Scottdale girls team On the Y. M. C. A. floor tor the benefit of the Red Cross. The entire proceeds of tbe game will go to the Scottdale chanter. - The Scottdale team has sold manyitioii for somo months tickets for the game and a good sum of money will be reallized. A return gams for the same purpose maye be played here later. At Dull Fnnerni. A large number ot persons from Ada Bailes of ConnellsviHe, were I qualifications before being assigned granted marriage licenses in Union- '" duty. It is not unlikely that they will be sent to France at an early date. »ige Clnl( Xeets. At a meeting of the Connellsvsile Rifle club last evening several new For Firing Iiine. Dr. S. A. Balt2, a lieutenant in the Officers' Medical Reserve Corps, has members were taken in. The evening | been assigned to field duty and has was passed in drilling and rifle prac- i received orders to report Saturday at tice under the direction of Frank Cox.! Camp Lee. Petersburg, Va Dr. Baltz's new duties will carry him in- Donald Eeid Enlists. | to the fighting zone. It will be the J. Donald Reid of West Peach work of the hospital field units to street has .enlisted in the aviation treat men by first aid on the firing- corps of the signal service *and ex- '''"" pects to be called the latter part of March., Enlis.t in Artillery- John E. Peters, aged 19, and Ignat VTisnewski, aged IS, both of Connellsville, enlisted in the coast artillery this week. line. Jfoticc, The regular weekly dances are held ' -- i ou Monday, and Thursday evemngs In · Tbe v^ok'.y B:bl^ mctUns o[ tho j the Standard Club rooms, Uniontown The music by Bowers' 5-piece orches- ' tra.~ 7-2t. Pies and Doughnuts to Be Served. The order of the Food Administration eliminating pies a"ad doughnuts from the bills of fare in hotels and restaurants on wheatless days'" has been modified, permitting their use on every day, if made from flour containing one-third of wheat flour substitutes. Coanellsvll'e and vicinity went to Mill Run this morning to attend the funeral of John S. Dull hold this alter- ncon from the family residence. Rev. Wilbur Nelson, pastor oC the First Baptist church officiated. A special train was run on the Indian Creek Val- Car company, and D. r Evan? of It acquired tiie properly of a concern which foimerly nl^de brake shoes at a plant hct'veon UMornown and Leith. This has been repa.i CM! and will be devoted exclusively to foundry work. Considerable biiFic is now being done in the making pit car wheels The company has an authorised capital oC S3 0,000. ThG incorporalnrs are E. R Floto, treasurer of the Youffh Tru«t ro7^pan: "VV. J, Dniiley. manager of the Con-'pllsviilc M.T ii'ne ley railroad for the accommodation of those in the funcial party. Chosen Tice President. At the annual convention of Women's Missionary society of Uniontovrn, who is in acti\e charge of the plant at the Uttci place. 'That's a Matter's Liberty Loan In homes where service flags arc flying this song wll surely make a hit On the back, ThtrJ j a Green Hill Out in Flandfrs? a song of patriotic sacrifice. A2471--75o Other Splendid Mid-Month Records "Malta's in dcaid, aid ground," by Lucy Gates. A6015--SI.SO Sally down ear alUy," fox trotj Jockers Brothers. A6016--$1.25 " Calicmo," fox trot, Joseph C, Smith and his orchestra. A2460--75o Akxandci*s get a Jazz. Sand jiew," sung: by Gene Green. A2472--75o Ncul Columbia Record* on Sale the IGth and 20th of Every Month COLUMBIA GRAPHOPHONE COMPANY, Ncwl Tars (lie Post*. A mar. giving the name "John Doe" ' was given a hearing before Alucrmau | Grcensburg ConTerence of the l,utli- Fred *unk tins mo v mg f o r disorder- eran church, held yesterday G-reensburg, Mrs. J. 0. Glimn Scottdaic was elected vice president. in Ny cond-nct on a car last evening eoni- Patient Improving. -Mrs. J. II. iiills of Cottage avenue, who underwent an operation Saturday at the Cottage State hos-pital, is getting along nicely. Mrs. Mills wus formerly Miss Anna Hahn, of the West Side. ing- from Scattdalc. The man pleaded guilty and paid t£e eo c ts. : Enjojing rarlntigh. Howard Secrest cf Camp Hancock, Augusta, Ga., is home oil a r ur)ough which he is spending with his sisiei, Mrs. Fr.luk Non-ell at Vanderbilt. and relatives, ia Conncllsville. Small Tox at Kiienborii. The home of ?.frs. Leau Mickey ;it Edeuborn, German township, has been quarantined, llrs. Mickey having ie- conie a ·* ictim ot small pox. Bus!nc-3 Woa-en's tion was held last evenjg in the association rooms in OSd Fellows' teir.plc. Previous to the Bible study supper wab served. R O U P ,1'his liance at Jacques. Bis dance at Jacques Saturday -- | uigtc. Kiferle's orcnestra.--Adv.-- C. \\*. B. il, auxiliary of the Chris- 8-2t. Spasmcxiic cremp is usually relieved with one application of -- Ice Company at Brovnsille. The Brownsville Ice Storage company has been incorporated ivifh :t 'capital of $200,000 Dance. _ . . ,,. . . . . . A masquerade Uance will be held in mere trifle for each application, j t h c Slavish hall Saturday, February ' Relief from Eczema Don't v.-orry about eczema or other skin troubles. You can have a clear, healthy skin by using a little zemo, obtained at any drug store for 35c, or extra large bottle at $1.00. Zemo generally removes pimples, blackheads, blotcnes, eczema, and ringworm and makes the skin clear and healthy. Zemo U a clean, penetrating, antiseptic liquid, neither sticky nor greasy and stains nothing IL is easily applied ard costs a ·- - ' . r -- ; -- J t is Once again we are going to demonstrate our ability to save you considerable money on your Waist purchases. Therefore we are showing you new Spring styles from 95c to $10.00, that positively can't be bought else-wliere for 10 per cent more. We have established a Waist 1 business in this store second to none in the city tlmragh one thing only, and that is the best values in Waists we can give you for the ]ess money. Don't forget when jou are thinking or buying a Waist to see ours. S.A we will save you monev. Battericfe Patterns Ail are invited.--Adv.--7-S« Tuc E. \V. LloK! Co., OercUcd, O, "The Store Afeead"

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