The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on March 8, 1918 · Page 8
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 8

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PAGE EIGHT. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE, PA. FRIDAY, MARCH S, 191S. SUHON, RESOURCEFUL; AT ALL BILLIARDS, SPECIALIZES AT NURSING George Sntton, the veteran bUUardist, who has Held,both the 18-1 nndlS-2 Dnlkllne champion ships, was born in "Waverly, !N. T., March. 13. 18W. HJs first public appearance was in a pyramid or eight-ball pool tournament In New York Jn 1S82, when, lie -\von.Jlrst prize. .Eleven years later h* became a balk liner and won the championship of Canada at 14-2. In 1906 he defeated George Slosaon for the IS-" championship of the world, but he was himself defeated by Willie Hoppe 'tl.eL.same year. He regained the"tltle from the latter, then lost it: to Schaefer Inr^l907.;; Sutton: egala xron:the 18-2 championship from Slosson in 1900, ! lbutjinatly lost again, to Hoppe-early in 1910. Ho. defeated Hoppe for the.lS-1 championshipIn/aoil, bntxlost the title to Ora Mornlhgstar. SB 1912. Although restmrcefal at all styles of bimnrds, in balkline Button specializes at Une nursing and^restrfcting operations to the end of the table, At delicate work he excels "all other cue experts. lUnstmttd by Gruttte. .LINDA. AND THE GOLDEN BUTTERFLY. O H. you beautiful butterfly!" ex, claimed Linda, as a beautiful golden butterfly settled on a pal« roso blossom. Linda stole up softly behind the bfiantt- i f u l creature and threw hen hat to cover (him. But her hat caught /in something tand hung there, and when'LJnda peeked runder It* brim the butterfly was gone-- lEqueedee'a smnhig- face greeted her.* I "Oh, why did you atop me!" 'cried |ltnda, "I.did BO want to aee that beautiful butterfly." . "That's just tt," Ifiuffheti Squeedee. "I ttfldn't want you to catch"hfra." 1 "Why not?" asked Linda. "He WMT aCertaJnly a benuty." ' "Tee, and because be w.is pretty you. Sranted to make him a prisoner," replied .te*TJecd«, "No. \nr\p#61" exclaimed TJzilz- -jniUiuiMi iwys.'lr* very Trioiir to kill' 'or cafiTo a butterfly. I only wanted to catch him and aca Kin pretty wlnjips." ; "Mo*t children' think catching- butterflies ft harmless sport." «aid Squeedce.. /'especially If they let them so again. f ut they'rfl wrong." "Doca ft really hurt a butterfly to catch him?" Linda asKed. "Certainly It doea." replied Siueede«. "On the surface of the butterflies' wings are soft, tiny feathers, set row upon row like the shinies on your nrnmrna'a hourfe. When you hold the butterfly in your hot hands these tiny, feathers are rubbed off. and they never grow out again. It hurts Just as much tia pulling your hair out. It means a painful shock to Mr. Butterfly, and'Interferes with hl flying." Now, the beautiful folden butterfly ·eehiff Sqaecdee talking to Linda, flew Upon a rone bud quite near. MUGGINS DICKERING FOR MORE STAR OUTFIELDERS i . 3, \ \ Miller Huggins, manager "of 2 · the New York lankees, is not ? \ I' satisfied with his fighting force ^ ' · in spite of the fact that Ke an-'-? neied Pratt ana' Plant in the * deal with the"St Louis Browns and sent--five former Yankees to the western city. - It is not definitely" known 4, what men he is oat for, bnt it Is certain that he Is angling again. He Is said to be dickering for two men now holding down outer fence positions on two different- American league crabs. Fandom Is wondering whether Hoggins, is not sighting. at Trls Speaker. ' FORMER ATHLETIC CRACK TO COACH AT WILLIAMS END: OF COLLEGE ATHLETES- \ Eighteen Eastern Institutions Abandorr -AII Sports-Becaume.of War. "-..:' ..'. Ire Fame*. : ~_~ u Eighteen "'colleges" in four Eastern . states have dropped athletics because of the war, according to .returns from ft questionnaire distributed by Prof. Frederick B. Well of the College of the City of New York. The colleges are in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania arid West"Virginia.'. . Twenty-two colleges have elim- Irnted all pre-season coachinE.aml the others have cut down thc'period. Twen- ty-rhree colleges, .have ;cUspense{l with training table, and the other three answering kept lt_on]y for football. IS REAL ALL-WOOL .' GOLF ENTHUSIAST Ira Thomas, former, catcher of the j Philadelphia - Athletics. *nd right-hand loan ol Connie Mack, will coach the Williams baseball nine .this sprint 5qiM«l« Greeted Her. ·Ttfay Linda look at your beantilul Wlnsa, Mr. Butterfly?" ankcd Squeedee, after be had erected hla little friend. "Certainly!" exclaimed 5£r. Butterfly. "Only pleads. Linda, don'c touch thorn, for Irvo * lonjf journey before me today 1" - Ltod» promised not to touch hla wlnsi. aad Mr. Butterfly spread them out ao 'their bemnty could bo admired. Bur* enough, on each golden wing ther« were. rows.and rowa of tiny.soft feathers. "Tberw AT* more tjian a million feathers on each wing." said Squeedee. "Yet he can't afford to loose a alnfle one." "TVell. m never try to cmtch another ·butterfly," declared Linda, "for 1 wouldn't want to hurt them." " "ThnnJc you, Linda." aai'd Mr. Butter- .fly. "I wish more little children -ffero aa kind »· you are. but rm sure when ·you tell them how It really pains ua they won't tnjoy catching ua BO much." Then Mr. Butterfly bade Linda good- by and flow away. , Linda watched him until he flitted out *of Blrht. When ahe turned around iSqueedco.waa Bon*. i Linda ran do-wn the atre«t to tell hoi tllttie frienda that Sqneedee had told hef f about the colden butterflloa, and tb.4 1 children promised never to catch them : MTaln. "Certainly, madam; strong or mc- inm?" ".. The .Very:. strongest you've got, please," she answered in decided tones. lly husband was complaining only the jther day that the last lot he bought all broke In his pocket, so they had Setter be strong,, hadn't they?" And thft yotmK man behind the cornier hadn't the. heart to contradict her. ' ,, At "the" Po«f Office. Sweet Little Maiden--Is there a letter for me? Post Office Clerk--Who's me? I Sweet Little Mtlden--I'm Gladys Cummin."- -.--* T..".".'" ~ 1 ; Post" Offlce Clerk--Yes, I d«re say yon-'re-glad he's coming; bat what'· yon name?- - '. Sweet -tittle M«!den-^-How'd«re yon? My name is -GladyV Cammlh. ' Port Omee - Clerk--Oh--oh^-I beg ycur pardon. 1 --Pcnrson'B Weekly. S»f« wid 8«ne. onff.;hj|Te:TOU'had-yptir catT* ·abbot' one lear.*.; ':.,'...; -;-. ~ '!Hav?"" you" ever broken the ipeed laws?" . . - - , . i. . ?Whst klnd.of .tumotorlat are yoii, anyw'ay7' "The kind who IB consistently Ignored by. Joke writers and .police coort reporters." ' ' .. Dtright N, Qark, ..elghty-niire years j young, is a-real all-wool golf enthusiast. He"denies-'ftiat golf'ls a game exclusively for old -'mea,-nacl insists | that all young fellows : like himself | should swat the little white tail. -"For! though old In years, Mr..Clark is one of I the youngest in spirits anKjns.'.'the j golfcrs-.- at Plneh'aret, S; C. He.Jjas.j b«eo^ playing" on" the Plncharst course for 18 consecutive winters. ~Thc jdiotograph shows the veteran golfer starting out for his Sally round o/:th» Pinehnrst links. A Sucoett After Art / "What became^-of-the Tardle girl who wag ambitlous-for a stnL'e^career?" : "?§: rurnefl. out mnch better than her filends'^MCpectei" "To'i-"don't ;nienn to tell'me she's starring now?" "No,, indeed.- 1 ..-She's the mother of six children and has a husband who doesn't run around at night."- : SHE GOTTHEM.- WWtUd May B» Draftad. George Whirled may lie lost to tho j t'hniles when the next draft call-la.-.!*- i sued. Whltted win be aiaong th« : ftr«t I to be drawn, as :Ms;nirab«r was al- I ·»Mt leached in the first aili Shfi; bloshel;^r«ry;: prettily as she, valkcd'lnto the tobtcconlit's blj nhop. "Jes,. madam,'*; naid the Msiatanr, mllinp interrpgmtlTelr,: as they »ay 1° ill the best novris.;:. . : "I-^er^rOh, -I"- want some dtar*v ilease," she said hnniedly, under her jreath, hastening, to add: "Bat not for nyself-r-for itny husband." "Certainly, msaem; what .kind do. "Oh.; the best--unite the best, An Expert »t the Game. Lady--Here, my poor fellow, Is a tinarter for yon. It must be awful to 3e lamo, but I think it's worse to be blind." : Eipert--^Tou bet it is, mum. When C wag blind they was always handla' m« counterfeit money.--People's Home Journal. BAD B.REAK Mrs. Jones--A gentleman should always use cards when calling. Mr. Jones (who enjoys a poker game absently)--And the7'd better be pretty good ones If ifa a dose gnine Not the Only One. My rich relations sMm to ba Not up to par. For none of them.hu handed mo A cast-off car.' . --Loulcvme Courier-Journal. These Coatless. nays. Patience--Is your Mend who got married happy? Patrice--Oh, no. "Way, she married money, didn't she?" - ."Oh, yes, bnt she's dissatisfied." "Good gracious! Why?" 4 Ob, she wlahefi she'd marriei a coal man." The Real Feat "Smith was telling the other night of the awful trouble he had one time when he" "was shipwrecked in getting DOWNS' SHOE STORE Will sell their Entire Stock of Shoes gJt Reduced Prices. Their Final Clean-Up Sale of Winter Shoes. Every pair in the store will go, Sale Begins Friday Morning, March 8, and Will Continue 10 Days The Sale Everybody Is Waiting for Everybody knows what our Final Shoe Sale of each season means. It does not mean it is a sale of old odds and ends and shelf worn Shoes, but includes everything in our store. The very best footwear sold in Connellsville, made by well known shoe makers, such as Queen Quality and Zeigler Bros., for women; Walk-Overs and Bannisters for men; Excelsior Shoes for boys, and Isaac Ferris Shoes for girls. Not a single pair of Shoes reserved. Every pair goes--just as you see them in the windows. All sizes, all widths and all prices. Women's Shoes All Go Grays' Browns, Tans and Blacks, combinations ia all colors. Sizes are good. An extraordinary offering of splendid values. You will save money by purchasing one or more pairs of these Shoes. All $8.00 to $10.00 Shoes reduced to All ?7.00 and $7.50 Shoes reduced to , All J6.00 and $6.50 Shoes reduced to . All $5.00 and $6.50 Shoes reduced to , All $4.00 and $4.50 Shoes reduced to . COME EAJILT. DOST WAIT. ,, $6.75 _ ¥5.75 ... $4.95 3.95 $3.25 Boys' and Girls' Shoes They always need Shoes of tener 'than anybody else-need lots of School Shoes. Our Boys' and Girls' Shoes are made sturdy and stylish. English Shoes both in tan and black are popula? just now for dress wear. All $5.00 Shoes reduced to All $4.50 Shoes reduced to All $4.00 Shoes reduced to _.. All $3.50 Shoes reduced to . All $2.50 Shoes reduced to ._ -- $3.95 $3.65 $3.25 $2.85 . $1.95 Men's Shoes Likewise Tony Reds, Mahoganys, Browns and Blacks. Beautiful and stylish Shoes that were selected carefully because of their Fashion features. 'A real Money Saving Opportunity. All $8.00 Shoes reduced to -All $7.00 Shoes reduced to All $6.00 Shoes reduced to .... All $5.00 Shoes reduced to __ All $4.50 Shoes reduced to $6.75 -$5.75 $4.95 1 $3.95 --- $3.65 THESE WILL GO FAS*. BETTEK HUBBY DP. All Gum Boots, Arctics, Felt Boots, Rubbers, Tennis Shoes, Men's Work Shoes, Men's High Top Shoes, Women's Bedroom Slippers and Juliets--everything--doesn't make any difference what it is--it will be reduced. Sale Lasts 10 Days Only No more Sales this season. This is our Final Clean-Up Sale. Begins Friday Morning. No Charges--All Cash. See Our Windows for Displays. Green Trading Stamps Free With All Purchases. DOWNS' SHOE STORE Connelisville's Leading High Grade Shoe Store LITTLE TALKS ON THRIFT By S. W. STRAOS Pnridmt jtnuncfn Sadaj Jir Thrift Nothing is of greater importance just now than a strong, united e c o n o m i c front. From all reports the people of the Central Powers are in a. serious condition from lack of food and other necessities:How far they are from complete exhaustion is a matter that cannot be. told with accuracy. But this is not the point under discussion. The point is this: America went into the war, fresh and vigorous, and through our quick adoption of thrift practices our virility is today superior to what, it was last April. Our productivity has increased in fabulous amount and we .have only scratched the surface of our possibilities. No man among us, even .by the wildest sweep of imagination, can depict the potential possibilities of thu great nation which reaches from the Atlantic to the Pacific and extends its beneficent arms across the Pacific. During the winter 5ust drawing ID a ctose our principal duty was' food · and fuel conservation--the elimination of every form of. waste. . Today ( it is ju.tt as imperative that jn addition we begin to speed up ir-'jr productiveness.. We are rounding into a new spring and summer with their vast possibilities of food production, and it is| just as necessary for each of .us to do his full share in producing new- food a* it is our doty to prevent waste. Not_ all of us can farm the broad American-acres, or go out to sea and bring", hack the food that is found beneath the waves. But there are not many of us who cannot join the mtgh'ty army of war gardners or war. poultrjmen. Last year the average war garden in America covered one-tenth of an acre of ground and yielded 636 .pounds of food. Now thae are 5,000,000 families in the United (Mates who are not farmers, but whtf are so situated that they can plant a garden. If each of this'great number of families planted a, garden of the average size and yield of last year, the railroads, now £o overcrowded, would be relieved of carrying 160,000 carloads of vegetables. This norobcr of cars then would be released to carry other food, ammunition and coal. Is your Jamily one of the 5,0001000 ' that America needs to speed, up it* food production? ' If "food wiil win the war" it ia jnst as important to make plenty of food as it is to make plenty of guns and build an abundance of chips. Each of us can become a producer; of food as -well ti a cooaerrator of it. Plant a garden or raise chickens fojj tfodeun. Yough Trust Co. away from a nma-eatin.g abarlc." j "Yes, bot did he ever tell you how I he succeeded In dodging his wife when^ ( she was after him for money for a i bargain-hunting shopping Proper Place. "The bookkeeper nnd the stenographer seem to be in love with each other," "Cm." "See them sitting; at that desk billing and cooing." "Well, that's the billing desk."--Kansas City Journal. ·· ' The Surviving Vice. "Charley dear," said yonng Mrs. Torklns, "do you associate with men who drink and swear?" "Not with men who drink. But some of them are inclined to swear a little because they can't" After the -Lecture. "In his lecture h» gave some bare facts." "Why, I thoueht his words were clothed with benntlfol ideas." Brutally Frank. "How would you look on me as a son-ln-lavr?" "Judge for yourself." "lonr eyes are flred 'on the ceiling." "Tea; I can't sec yon In that capacity."--Birmingham Age-Hernld. Grownupi. Hot Appreciative. The greatest of our many pleasures, perhaps, is to write pieces for and about children, because ti«y are the only ones who appreciate things thnt are done for thorn. Grownups don't appreciate that sort o£ thing. They always find something wrong about It The reporter doesn't live who can write a piece about a grownns ia which the' grownups can't find some mistake. But children overlook details, and ore grateful for the reporter's kindly intent. The other day we wrote a piece for the little boy who lives in the big apartment house where everybody els* Is grown up. Last night we saw the little boy, and asked him it he saw the piece. He said yes, his mamuia had read it to him. And then he ran up and kicked us on the shins. It was the first time he ever had flattered ns with ao much as a glance, and immediately we kneiv we had made a friend for life. We huve written verse by th» yard tor grownups, bnt if they ever were pleased with it, they kept the fact carefully concealed. -- Kansas City Star. . - _ - -. Natural Proceeding. "Poor old Grimes! So he's gone at last What a man he was to ran after widows 1" "Tes, after everybody's but hla own." We Cordially Invite Your Checking Account It's a distinct advantage to' pay all your bills by check. It puts system, safety and accuracy into your financial transactions. And every paid and cancelled checlt is an. iron-clad rcceipu Checks drawn on this bank ' arc payable at par in New York, No charge for. collection. Small accounts are welcome. 129 TV. Crawford Are, ConnellSTille. ·The Bank that Boea Things Tor Ton" Liberal Interest on Time Deposits, EVIDENCE OF STRENGTH The continued growth in our deposits is evidence of strength and shows that we look out well for the interest of our customers. When desiring a new or additional depository, remember that the Title Trust Company of Western Pennsylvania, will be glad to welcome your Checking Account Of All Kinds BEAD THE COURIER PRINTING not the cheap kind but the good kind done here.

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