The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on January 4, 1930 · Page 3
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 3

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Saturday, January 4, 1930
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SATURDAY. J A N U A R Y 4, 1030. THE JJA1LA' COURIER, CONNELLY VIL.I.B, PA. JPAC312 THRMff. £/ f PRINCIPALS OF MOVIE AIR CRASH WHICH KILLED TEN' Here are four of the victims of the air crash near Santa Monica, Cal., which sntiffod out the lives of 10 men isngoged in making a moving picture "shot," whmi two planes, each carrying five men, collided 3,000 fort in the ntr, exploded and fell flaming into the ocean. Among the victims wns Kenneth Hawlos, top center, movie director, and husband of Mary Aator, film attr, lower right. Among the others wl\o perished were Hallock Rouse, pilot of on,; of the planes, upper left; Conrad Wciia, head came -nman for 1-ox Films, lower l e f t ; and Max Gold, assistant film director and former handball champion, lower center, Cnpt Roscoe Turner, well known aviator, upper rip'it, piloting a third plane carrying a stunt man who was to be photographed by cameramen in the other two. escaped being in tragedy. Brocaded Cotton for Pa jama Style WORLD'S ONLY COMPARTMENT SLEEPING BUS ··;;f?^pK%m^! Satins, combined with rich brocades and velvets ,ire being fashioned in smart pajtima styles thia season. The film star displays an attractive se( showing a tuck-in blouse with a novel neckline, wide- bottomed trousers with brocade t cuffx and a ktiee-length top cost oi A'civet and brocade. KNEW THE FERTILITY OF MONEY-- The famous American was an apostle oL' t h r i f t ; lie knew that a dollar saved now was .MORE t h a n a d o l l a r saved a year heiu-o. You may start y( ur savijigH ao counl. here w i t h as low as OIK- ' l u l l a r . Citizens National Bank Pick-wick nlsht wach, world's only c o m p a r t m e n t sti-epinj* bus accommodating 20 passenger,} ami h a v i n g practically nil the conveniracea that are fouml i«) railroad sleepers). I'hotograph shows motor pulled out .for inspection. Gasoline Dangers Are Not Fully Appreciate "Familiarity w i t h gasoline should not make one 'less cautious ot the dangers attending its uae," snys \\ Ham II. Stewart, Jr., president of th» Stewart Automobile school. "While it is welt to know the safe side ot gasoline, I: is far more i m p o r t a n t to know the dr.ngorous side. People who bundle gasoline c o n t i n u a l l y are apt to overlook the fact t b u t danger is always presonl. l u r k i n g unseen, but ready to v.-urk harm as soon as the conditions are right for an explosion or a fire. "Probably the greatest clangor comes from the fact that the vapor Is very heavy and colorless. Slnco I t cannot bo so-iii, there Is l i t t l e indication of its presence. It may accumulate at the bottom of a closed room or on t h e floor of a guru go u n t i l some one drops a lighted match and acts lire to It. When allowed to .·icciimulute hi this manner its explosive power is tremendous. "It !fi evident, then, that care must b« t a k e n to avoid such accumulation. Keep the promises ventilated so that the vapor will be dissipated nfi fast uss It is formed. Do not spill gasoline, being especially careful while filling tanks. One of the- most dangerous devices is u gasoline sprayer, used. In cleaning tho motor. It should never be used in a garage, and is not safe even in the open ah-. The operator spray* the gasoline on different parts of tho engine us he uses tho brush. By this process enormous q u a n t i t i e s of vapor form which travel to considerable distance Hacking a flame. The operator cannot help b r e a t h i n g some of t h e mixture, which is iu- Jurlous." »' V o i i r Sai'c Improved Facilities Would Lessen Many Dangers, (By E. I;. Duff}') A signboard ten feet square w i t h the big lettered words, "Danger-Sharp Curve" clearly outlined against a background of black and white stripes Is placed i ' i plain view along n highway in lo'.va. Two people were recently placed In a hospital because they didn't see t h a t warning. This merely Illustrates that In automobile accident prevention, chief consideration must be given to tho human equation, personal element, or whatever other name can be applied to human f r a i l t y . Fault of Opcratoro. Stnto records show t h a t 05 per cent or more of motor ear accidents may be attributed to car operators and that n f o n t h to n third of t h e mishaps are due to t h e negligence of pedestrians. Automobile accidents are inerems- Ing, taking the c o u n t r y as a whole. Cur usage is growing for two reasons: 0,000 oars are added to those present every day, and bettor roads flnd the tendency towards motorization lead to more intensive use of every motor car. Much can be done, of course, to put down the h u m a n factor In accidents, yet there Is this, too, to be considered. Highway facilities must be constructed that w i i l reduce to a mini m u m the possibility of h u m a n error In driving cars. High Speels to Stay. Automobiles capable of high speeds are without: doubt hero to stay, unless some faster moans' oC transportation is created, i.nws cannot t r a i n man to be a better judse of speed or instance and so lonp, ns I n a d e q u a t e highway facilities exist car accidents will occur. Fortunately, for most safe h i g h w a y f a c i l i t i e s there Is a dollars and rein's j u s t i f i c a t i o n , riiplnvay prude separations, whereby 0,10 n.uid or street passes ovor a n o t h -r at Imerscctlons. compensate for their cost where t.riif- fie is h e a v y . I'odostrian t u n n e l H whlc.'h x f)i. i niilt foot r r a f l i c to p,'!,ss safely awl Hpectlily in dor, busy t h o r o u g h fares, also are economically feasible. The s n m p is t r u e of railroad crossing separations, of double-ducked h i g h ways, of wide stn-"ts ami roads. T w e n i y - y o v o n tl ousiiml people are yearly dying In ca accidents. That Is too many. Formed by Dripping Witter Stnlnctltua are pendent masses formed where water containing i mineral tolutiona drops very slowly. On exposure to the air p n r t s of tlie w a t e r evaporates and a despostt of carbonate of limp ensues, arid ns t h e drop c o n t i n u e s fn f u l l from I h o same spot a s i M i i l l c o l u m n of the m a t e r i a l ' f o r m s downward from I in; cave. Conditions ossenilul to Hie formation of alulae- tiles arc a very slow t r l o U l u of WHUT. regular e v a p o r a t i o n and t h e absence of dfattirliajii'W*, such ns currents of a i r ' U ' I K - I C (lie i v n i i ' i drops upnn r h e Hour .if ( t i p d i v e o v i t p n r a l l o n s t i l l goes on n i ' d ' l i e d r o p I ' a l l i n u f n i i n the roof w i l t a l w a y s (mill on Hie ,'iiime place. so the p i l l a r of deposit rlSpH ver t i r a l l y . 'I'hls is k n o w n ns stalagmite. In course of t i m e the two mii.v meet and I n t h i s way a c o l u m n Is deposited. Today, Che roiet presents the Greatest Chevrolet: in Chevrolet History--a smoother, faster, better Six--with beautiful new bodies by Fisher. Basically, It; s the same sturdy, substantial Six which we n. such tremendous popularity in 1929. But it IB a greater car in every way ·--for there a 'e scores of vital improvements which contribute to comfort, performance, endurance a id safety. An. improvt d six-cylinder valve-Ln-head motor, with Its capacity Increased to 50 horsepower; four Delco-Loyejoy hydraulic shock absorbers; fully-enclosed internal- expanding weathor-proof brakes; a new dash gasoline gauge; heavier and stronger rear axle; Fisher non-glare windshield; larger tires---these are typical of the many Improvements found thro jghout the entire design. But most impressive of all--this smoother, faster, better Six is available-- During 1929, jrtore than a million three hundred thousand persona bought-six-cylinder Chevrolets, This enormous volume has made possible many savings in the Chevrolet.factories--and, In keeping, with ita long-t stablhed policy, Chevrolet Is shar- ing these savings v-lth the public. No written description can do justice to the extra value and quality provided in t h i s new car. Visit your Chevrolet dealer--see this car--ride in it--and judge for yourself the sensational value it represents. K O A D S T l The P H A E T O V SPORT Ti )AI)STER T.'ii« C O A C H The 001TE The SPOUT ( OLTE .... $495 .... $495 ... $525 .... $565 ... $565 .... $625 The CLUB S E D A N Thft SEDAN $625 $675 ThP S E D A N D E T I V E R Y i TIio JJG1I.T D E L I V E R Y CHASSIS The U£ TON CHASSIS - _ - The 1^4 TON CHASSIS WIT.H CAB All prices f. o. h, factory, Flint, Michigan. MASON 127 W.Apple Street S I X I N T H E P R 1C Phone 105 T II E F O U R ' W. B. 'CURLEY' HICKS SAYS HE WITNESSED CUSTER MASSACRE Escaped Don tit }y Usiu ? Bodies. o:f Dead In (Him s As Shields, SAW'GALLANT -· LEADER FALL Hy U n i t e d Press. LA WTO N, Ofcla., Jan, -1- An old Indian ecout, who clalmw to ] ave- witnessed the mn«sacr of G-enc-r; 1 Ouster d to trace hla ancfrstry to he famous McAlpln f a m i l y of the- 01 it, came to Law ton to visit once agai.i before ESS36W2 .. _ ·'Our f . i h o r r i c s We i'rize n n d Our j K t g h l s \Vo Mitir.-ain," Is; s h e s t a t e i Water Power P o t e n t i a l w a t e r power i i O/.nrk is of s i m i l i Missouri In estimated AC TOO,000 horsa power. its death t.h-o place oC his 1)1 Ih. W, 13. "Curley" HickG ha« tollowod the t r a i l of crtventuro for m re- than lour f.icore yearn and now tho trail hae ed hack home. "I know I have been f a l l i n g the past voar and so I came back to visit my birth place-," said the old tin ar when he arrived here. Hiclce, who clalnif-; hie real name is McAlpln and tMt he is the- a u at tho lain George McAlpln, f o u n d i r oC the Philadelphia Masonic lodge, tell« a story tie thrilling and as ad\ snturoua | W [,QJ.' Q as th-oso of the Diamond Pl k jiorela of generationa ago. ..With hie long, silvery hair hanging to hip, shoulders, the pionc-jr, who e l a n d s erect and walks with a flrrn step despite hifl ago of 89 yeai -j, recites m i n u t e details of Cu-3-ter'e 1: st stand in Wyoming. Other perooi s claim they avo survivors oi' Gust' r's laet stand but they are "fnkcfl," declares hind my.statements,' 1 tho old scout »6ks. "I have beon traveling about 50 years and proof of my adventures arc- in the historical societies' records, "Curley" Bald that Cuetcr wns fi lieutenant: colonel, not a general. He said that Ouster's widow lives in Now York and that Sitting Bull WKIS eight rriHee away when Ouster and his men were killed. .He eaid Chief. Gali con- dueled the raid againtjt Custe-r, 1' fi'aw ho \vi« greatly mit-mmi- borud and motioned for Hicks to come to him. H- gave the ecout. a mess-ago to bo delivered to Gonoral Terrey. IlicJce claimed Chat wlien about 50 paces awiy lie turned a n d saw Glister pltico bis hand to his head and elde and. fall, mortally wounded. Hicks said he- picked up two Indian bodies, held them against h i m as a shield, and escaped. Alive to the present, the old scout, recalled days when Buffalo roamed Uio prairies and longhorns stirred the dust ol wefitcrii trails us the happiest days of his lite. He speaks of P. T. Ba.ruurn In. tho same m a n n e r as he refers to Buffalo Bill. He claim's be- got A n n o Oakley her first job w i t h Buffalo Bill in Now Orleans. "When Hicks was in the same show, hie w i f e , an Indian princess, shot an apple- from his head and ho in t u r n «hot one from her head at a distance of 100 paces. Hicks was born at the edge ot the Wichita mountains, near where Qua- jiah Parker last c h i e f o£ the Coni- anchea, lived. A-iid my home," Hiclw says, "Is happen to bang up my hat." BESSIE LOVE PARADES TO ALTAR "Why fiivould. I eny 1 havo experiencea It there le no iad t h o f i e j ruth lx- Described At n iirni prudiicis show n l i t t l e boy w i t h chin q u i v e r i n g and tears showing, went up to a church booth and Inquired: "Sny, have you seen a man pass this way?" Having seen several hundred oC mem, the woman a s k e d : "What did he look like, honey?" "Well--" he answered, puzzled, "ho had on a coat." In one of tho most pretentious wefKlines Hollywood" h:i:i seen in years, Bessie Love, film dar,. became the b r i d e of \ v i i i i a u i . .,,....,, -a- dena broker. An ong the attendants w e r e . N o r m a Shearer, Beb« Daaiels, Blanche Sweet and Carnel Myers. Photo shows the bridal t-^iunlp iust after thu ceremony.. PATRONIZE THOSE WHO ADVERTISE IN THJi DAILY COURIER

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