The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on January 9, 1930 · Page 4
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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Thursday, January 9, 1930
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PAGE PO UK. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLJS, PA. THURSDAY, .7ANUAUT ), dtaurfer. THE cotuuEin co., H K N R V P. SNYDER. Pro»idcnt itU KdHor, ISt'.l-iniO. MRS. K , * I'reeldcnt JAMBS 3. President and I. SNVDJKR. IJUO-.192S. UHISOOLJ,, General Manager. P. C. BrMUNUSON. MISS K A, 0ONEGAN, Secretary at\tl Treasurer. JOHN lj. CANS. Managing Editor. WAI/TER S. STIMMEL, City Editor. MISS IjYNNE B. K Sftcloty TSditor. MKMBEU OF A/tuerlcan Newspaper Publishers Association, A u d i t B u r e a u of x Circulation. 'Pennsylvania Newspaper Publishers Association. ! Two cents par copy; BOc per month; t$r..OO per year by mall 1£ paid In afl- vancft. 12c per Tveck by carrier. Entared as second class matter at the tostofflee, ConnellsvlUe. THURSDAY UVJE'G, JAN. 0, 1030. SEIWICE OF THK LIBKAItt' AND ITS COST. On the basis of the present estimated population oE Connellsville, which has been conservatively placed at 16,000, tlici cost of tho Carueglo Library during 1929 was an average o£ 70 ceula per inhabitant 1 . This, includes tho onMro expense of maintenance of tho institution, buch as'salar- ies, Janitor, electric light, coal, repairs, supplies, printing, insurance ant! inc'dcntttls, new books, periodicals and binding, tho aggregate of. -which was $ 11,081.i'3. During tho year t)2,882 volumes Avero circulated tor uso in the homes of the cornmunitj Reduced to averages this means that every man, woman and child had the- usa of at least six hooks, or that Hie entire stock o£ 19,554' books was iniclrculation practically flve tloies during tho year. The Circulation was roally greater atf there are approximately 1,800 boolcs of reference that do not leave the library, hem-e the number available for home uso was reduced to 17,700, ·which meant that they vere placed out among patrons an avorago oft more than live times in tr,o course o! tho twelve month. - Ou tho basis of this service to patrons, through tho free use of books tho Library supplied, each average family o£ the city had '30 volumes loaned to It during the year. Had these books been purchased, at an average of $1.25 per volume, which ·was the cost of each of the 1,183 books purchased by tho Library, the book bill t£ each family would have be on $37.50. Buying at retail Individuals would havu had to pay considerably more. But providing books for home uso is onb' one ol the serviccj tho Library performs) ft-r the people- of the community. During 3020 19,210 persona visited the Library and inido requests of tho members of the iitF as to where they could obtain certain information ni the reference volumes that are rotalncul on t.ue shelves. These figures show that all the Inhabitants visited the Library more than ones last year. In addition, thure vero perhaps several times as many persons who, having sonic familiarity with reference books, did not ask the librarians for assistance. They w e n t direct to tho reference and reading rooms, obtained what, they desired and left. No rt cord AVUS kopt ot the number of sue li patrons, it being practically impossible to do io. Another service) performed by the Library, and one that is very highly appreciated by patrons, is responses to telephone calls for information relating to u wide variety of subjects. This often requires considerable/ timo but it is gladly given by the- members of the stall'. The cooperation of the Library and tho schools is of such a character that, as Superintendent Smith states, it "has become ahnobt Indispensable," and "it Is dUHcult to estimate its valuo." In tho absence of tho Library the Board o£ Education would have to establish a library in the. schools, at a considerable first cost, which would become a largo annual charge on the district Cor the services of a librarian and assistants and the constant replenishment, of books as worn ont and tho purchase of nw volumes retjnirod to keep the stock up to date. In view of tho variety and kind of services tho Library Is performing for the peopln of the community, its cfist of malntonanc'o at uu average of 70 cents 3Xi' inhabitant per year, becomes inconsiderable. No other public institution of Connellsvillo give/a a service that is comparable cither in variety or coat. Any rousonublo amount, up to $5,000, to spond for new books each year could bn mado available for tho Library w i t h o u t increasing tho total cost o£ the Institution more than 15 cents por inhabitant. Funds for this purpose are (ho greatest need, but none rwould moro largely increase tho laellltieS of the Library and mako iia services still more Invaluable, to the poopio. X I U v v N I L L FlXl'AXSIOJ. T lu luvt ME; mil accomplishment w h i c h fan bo -v-editecl .to 'the usettil- it-osK of the Hoard of Trade UH an agowy for tlif stimulation of oxistiug local iti'ltf-tHo, as well ;SH securing new ou»n, is; tiu- ii\io«ed onlargi- iiKMit of the p l a n t uf Hit 1 Coimuillst lilt 1 Silk .Mil. Company. Till* i UTVIISH \ \ i l l ( OIH» t h r o u g h tiio b u i l d i n g of a .M»n h on »* w l i l u h w i l l reU'iiSf stilHolfut tloor s p a i m t l u main 11 int to p t M i u i t llit- I n s t a l l a t i o n wf luUllt d i i d l nuu Uinc-iy. This i-luinm* W i l l vni.Mge tin-' plant ti tin.- t'xU'm lliat u t K . t i t ~it u x U H f i o u u l vmployos MH lie Eukl i to the forte (nukinjj i! about 2 .»r *t. This improvement, which v\lli be fluanceti by the Silk Company without as-k ng th- pcoiilo of C o n n o l l s x i l t f * \ contribute a .ent, will i-orvo virtually til' same purposoe aa. a now industry. It Vill r e q u i r e th-p erection of a new mlldiivg and wll\ give employment tM more persons, which is generally a font all an entirely now Irwlustry cou (I do. There will, of course, lie no m a n a g e r i a l force to be added to the city' , population,, as in the case of a new industry. W i t h this SOMETHING WITH A KICK I di Keren plant will be. 'to all intents and pur- .e (he rgejnejil of the n addition (o Oonuellsville'a A\ etiuipmei i. Jie SilK Goinpairy, has pOses, t illdustr That lo H n a l i e Uii1« impiDvcinent i to 1xj awmpted aa highly sftUsfyisve .proof t'ha* 1t has found onditions hero in ev 'y -way adapted to its ibueioesa. Lai Of supply linn be-on' found to 'bo ami'lo and of a lasn t h a t quickly adapts Hs-elf to t h ' operation of.'tho mechanical 'etiui'iin ot the )lnnt. With other iivdusti las the 'Silk Company has found »r-ipkyes dependable. Operation with a comparatively small labor turnover ia \jossibl-e, which is a fac.ior of largo importtuice in plant management. · The .success of tlw Silk Company since its loca.tiou. Lore has hen inot gratifying. It (has operated 1 steadily with very fow am 1 always* brief layoffs during dull seasons. Ms manage- in MI t is to b-e CON; r-atulated iipon the (iormpany'a a«l»lev-onvwU8 and particularly -that business conditions and prospects nwke it desirable to iprovide foi 1 a second enlar;em«^t of facilities and a, corros po-B'd ng lncroa,s*e in its operating 1 force-. At the same tionc toe Board of Trad-a is 'to bo fell-cita-led upon 'having cooperated so «fficicntly with tho co-nv pany In making 1 it i arrangements. The Pittsburg West Virginia Railroad is wasting no more timo In ita financing arrangements than In tha construction of in Conneilsvllle Kx- tension. An'increase o.f live, to" a total of HO, hi the number prrsent at the noonday services at the Oi pheum Theatre yesterday places th i record closer to those of some moi ning services at tho churches. I'astoiM will concede tliero- is room for improvement in both. America Will Have Capable 'Delegation At Naval Conference Is a Well HHlancod Group of Men Experienced in Interim- tioiml egot'iatlous. Ky D A V t S t 1A \VKLCNCr: lu 0 by Tlxo C o u r i e r ) :- . .Tan. ».-- In man? t h e American delegation to tlid i^ondan ton eretu-o I;- one of (lie mo»t capable tl ·- United States Ck)v- eniment has ·o\ei- sent abroad. Tho group is ; combination of skill- f u l negotiators, able lawyers, and internationally maided diplomats. Fir*.t and for -mojjt ita the 'brst all around membei oC the delegation is Hugh Gibsoib s.morican AmlaKsailor to Belgium, who bore tho brunt of President Coo! dge'h naval conference at CSenc". u and who Is perhaps the best itiforn -'d man in Uie Anit'r- ican Goverurne it on the a r m a m e n t (juestioa and th' background of previous negotiation. Hi has tlio confidence ot l^re* dent Hoover who has known h i m froi i tho dns of American relief work abr 'ud. Next comes 'ho American Ambassador at London, Charles Ci. Dawes, who has i)p?n ( )itiforrlng from t i m e to time with the 1 rime Minister and who also has mado a study of the armament problem. Hw knowledge of American publ'c opinion -would and his influon -o in tho United States generally mak j * him a spokesman of oxtraor-dlnnry lower abroad. He ha.s the prestige of h a i i n g not only as a general in the Am or lean liSc- pcdiUonary Fo.'ccs in France but as Vive President of tins United HI ales. Dvifi-ht Tilor-ow, American Ambas- a»dor lo Mexi t, who is poon to be I'nited' States Senator Erom New .Tor- soy, has an LntUnato aeciuainlunco with mzUiy of tho French and Tirittati officials who v, ill be at the cunforrMice. He Is one of t! e mos't resouroeftU men in dip-lomftc-y : nd will be particularly valuable in making con tacts for the delegation as well as in -working out a f o r m u l a of com promise for which he ia especially noted. The three men mentioned represent the diplomatit side t tho American group. Secretary Stimaon, oC course, has- alt ends nf the problem to pull together as lie is at tho head of the delegation, but his duties- w i l l bo largely Hint f a prosltllns ofllcM- bo- he w i l l undoultetMy divide up Uio work among Ills collea«ufj. Tho SeoreU ry of I1io Navy, Charles Francis Adaaiw, i*. to io responsible for an adeciunte rpresonliitlon of the technical sick of (lie armament problem. Hithero tlioitavul ox ports have directly as a part of the tiogoiiationa, but under the new jlan tho naval nit-H present w i l l tprens tliciir vlevvH bo the Secretary of ' h e Navy who will really bo 'the liaison between the naval experts and t i n - delegation. Senator Heed, Republican, of ['enti- sylvaula and Senator Joe I 1 . EohiiiKon of Arkansas. Domocrat, represent Congress, sd ce tiio final ratification mvtftt be'Kivet! by the Senate and naval a p p r o p r i j t t i o t ' H innifcl, of course, be approved ihy bolli honeoB of Congresfi. Mr. Hf^ed i iM'veil with dHtln*tlnn as a major in Iho Aimer lean Army in Franco and in conspicuous in the American Lf ?iou. There luu i» IMMI ovideiu;eh of op- IWbltlon from Knmc of the elements in tin* America i f,cx!ou on tho tiieory t h a t tin* arm uuoru uojcuttallrinfi uuight Iviid to tin Inferior posiiion tor the A ' l H r i c a n 11 vy.. R p i u i l o r Reed is c.\- IKM'tcil to Lvi v l l j l l l l l l t i l l l l u t t lespt'Ol «ind if hi- lln, t l \ a p p r n v V , of Hit' treaty w h i c h is i l l isvn, ti^ w i l l ln counl+Ml upon to ('"til tc'uu I a n y u d \ e i . , ! critlc- iiim which jn.iy arise friwu e\-- service men w h e n he treaty c'oiuc.H t i p for j ratification. Solicitor Uobin.son o f ' A r k n n s a t a tho leader of the Deino- ciMtK 1 p a r t y in the Senate anrt n.s the vicf- pros'(!( ( a n ' l l r l a t o . hi M\o last as ;i p t n v n t u i i Progress of Women as Participants in Public Affairs Bwr since tho days when tlio girls of Iho colonists listened in on tho| door «leps of the school houBe« to the iesssons which only the hoys were, privileged to «udy, womanhood haa boca on a rising curve in education and in tho adventures of life, writea Miss Afttifs Hamuelson, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Slate of Io\\a. In surveying tho fltahjfl of woman- hwd, wo aee that oho is no longe.r a Cinderella piitlorlng around in the asbcri. The machinery has emttntii- pated her. Now ehe may eupplenient and enrich her homo life by advent u r e boaido her brother in the politi- cni. economic, buBlnc«« or educational world. New (standards ot comfort h a v e f r o e d her t f o n i tho rtfatricUoiirt of drpbrf. Coaiimre (be gown of Martha Washington ami Amslia Karaarl. Klie may adventure In Bt'Hlng i n t u r - onee, earning a gradtuto degree, flicking a tyijowrlter, s w i m m i n g tho Bi pllwh Channel, bringing home the teunta championship, Diluting children through long division or an airplane acrose the Atlantic. She may broadcast hor volco to i liatenlng world fr-m u mlcrophonf.. In contPttiplttttng thi« r l K l n g curvo ot progrc«n we picture: in our mindft ui expedition fiuch us o£ Byrd In liia KlSiintlc effort in tho final conquest of the globe. How «xgerly we follow him on hia frigid way and look forward to tho outcomes of t h h ( t t u p c n - clrma undertakina; i;i the intorf-ets ot «c lence. How m i f c h more In t u n e the world IP with thin t r i p today for s c i e n t i f i c purpo«p«i than tho ono made by C'ohiin- b'JB yciitorday for Iho discovery of new trade routes, Tho sea on which Columbue travol- c l waa uncharted; it was feared be- C X U H O of t b n dangerous mon«ter« believed t o Inhabit it. Tho end of the journey wa« the end of the world, tho t'.illlng-ofll place in tlio goographtctu conceptions of tlio day. JliK vcH«ulb wore clumsy. 'Phfi «na toshorl thorn about (VU-CKK nhtillK. J l i « c-qulpment was a inurlnor'ti couipUHa iind tho asl rola)M, Ilia crow vfiio m n t - Jnoue and fearful. Ifive-rylliidgr Wna against the cxpodllion except I he indomitable vision and courage of Col- Hixl womanhocKl througbou tho agca. The ono ha«s traveloj t h i Columbus' paci becaiib) of th" m ocM-.lty of overcoming a traditional tt itiw of the «ex; tho othor htm enjoye tho Byrd J l n t that n i t u a l i o n dors not longer oxKt, in modern A ncrican l i f e ; both a,ro living iu t b o e u - i K - wor i now. The a,Ir!a' latitiuio !i not Inn nl to tli« needle and the Jtm.*, tito c tnp:i l -« arid the tuitrolrible oC O'ln r la; s. Is'ow sho has a porm.irif t wave, an RADIOS ON 2,512,000 FARMS Byrd's oxpeclition today w i t h n i l Its f.cicntltlc equipment parallolri the risky voyage. «1! yoatoixlay which ro- iiullcd in Uso I n c i d e n t a l difccovery o( ii new world. Instead of ecmwoed, lio uontondH with icebergs; inatead of the oppohiHIon ot Ignorance, s u p e r i j t i t i o n , .uid tradition, he Una tlie luterctit, up- Qlau«e, and admiration of tho world. His discovery oC new Iand« is doltiber- ,ito not f n c i d e n t a t to tho big ohjeottv^. Jllutory records tlie u n u q u t i l pro- grcFii of the expeditions of manhood If the treaty that i-j signed in London can uonvmand tiho alino£L united support o£ the Democrats and a iarso par.t of iiie- Bopuljiicaii imrly ii w i l l have liho n«cosaary two-thirds. K is net clear yet, of counso, what opposition inuy come from the uo-c-ullwl big n a v y fjroup AVhleli traditionally drag's iiioht of UH s u p p o r t Irum tlu x lie-pub- I i c u u uiUior iliau 1hu Deinoorulic party. A l t o g e t h e r tiif. delegation IH a well balanced x r o u p pioked with the idea not only uC presenting the Ami i ricai» viewpoint with all tho prestige and d i f t n i t y t h a t cornea i'rom sending con- spicuoiiH piibiic men, but also'for th« purpose n-t RettinR the iiltimnto ap- of A m e r i c a n puii-li' opinion n n d when the all Import n u t thnr lor. ratitkaAioa SlluU). Her j)hysic'l c i u f l ;(rengthuu- Kl hy a t t e n i i o u tc diet, i !o-p, Pxer- clso, work itnd pi ly i« i ii a Santa W n r i a model in a jly -d ap ·. As long as \ \ n n x - n pleifl. tor recog- nnlon golelj on tiio ablU / criterion, ar long KS we ditiajipi ovc i f vamp lac- t l i . » ; a« Jong a wi provt- o tiie worlvl that w» do not iutfiui to l a k e any- t h i n g from \oiniiniuii(l dj w o r k i n g in tiic tictninar sin w :ll aii i so k i t c h s ' f i , lift long tit wt- do n-j| '1 volop :^uc!i ko offici^ncy il it \vo ]fto } t u i » o r n i i , «i» l a t h i n g human, soiJiolhliiK cir^uri-)ll{. ia the eud; HH long us \;o s;nard our orbonulillcfl to eee t h a t i h c y lo ot become fhiselcd [» t u c h fims iiurdi e«s t h a t our I'dgw. t u t inc- otic n who como into contact w i t h u«; n i long · H we do not become inwalo rci iot«; u long art HO pray I ) » \ i d Swing is pr.iyi e: "(iivo run knowlwlfje 01 I tlio;" m I O U K a« women who first, juaycd th.ii p t a y u r MMjK tlio knowledge- ')f orf uiiziiiR their Ilvos in (ermh of iioivk**, i ho curve of womanhood will be .1 risl ig one. rtcldo .llnratlh n« NEW I , K X I N « T O N , C , Jan 'J--A with a hit-tory IK the proud of M u i l c j t i F! itclicr hero. The cucumber wasi put 't alcohol 50 years ago. It ii rovei) Indies long find i« well pn'fiervet}, Mre. Martha Kewloti pul UiopicJilo in t jar iJi 1S77, A(hcrU' mrnts Bring reaulis. Try tl in. Patroulzo those who a tvortisa. Abe Mai tin (U'l-y rini't l r onl fit era i c l a x or- '·aa'oii.illy m s l c u l of .1 ill 1'ioUiii' l i k e L h e y v\ u/. si I I I i' on a t« k'' l . a u i e l K i l r A h o ri i n t l v i r u i r r t c i l one o' tlie m'^t p o p ' k i r i n f i i i b p i K «' ' n o j n t m g ? i si-l, l i i f , i l n n ' wore Ills n p r o n lo-wn Lod iy. Our farm population, alone, has more radio f.o(e than any one of the foreign countries, 1« (he report from The Farm Journal. American farms now ha\; 'J,rji2,000 riultoi, while In all of Knglxnd, or nil of Germany, there are o n l r -.500,000 6el«. France ha« only l,:!;iO,00(i set«. Japan has 550,000 an! A r g e n t i n a 530,000. The A m o n r a n far0i peojilc are not only enjoying all ot the entertainment TixiturcH w h i c h tlie c i t y pf-opie enjoy, th! tniliri, H e w n nud \ariotw other featured, but In addition their radios are helping farmor« fo make money. Prompt umrlcet rcporto n'ld weather ro!ortn are of vital importance to farmer*!, and the special frirrn educational f e a t u r e s put out hy the United SUitea D o p a r t m r n t of Agriculture, tho agricultural colleges and o.hor organizations arc helping farmers to in- CTftaso tholr production w h i l e decreasing their costs. Tho 600,001) f a r m boyn and Rlrlrt wlio belong to the 1-H ;iuli« uru enjoying a npecUil weekly program ot cluh news and I n e l r u c t f o n and oiHertain- rnont. With n i l these special farm features available to farm families with nulloe, it i« not Fiirprtelng t h a t tho nutubpi- it, inorwtfltn^ ly throt^-fourthft of a. million «ich year. The Troubadours Were Masters at Making Love The troubadours are o.rodltod with tho best method over discovered for malting love to a Jady in p u b l i c nnd out loud, t-ayt, Fairfax Jpown«y in The Montoi; JMagaxluft. ])lfircKiirl![ig centuries ot research In the opposito direction, tho troubadours lived up to their name, which bignllk'47 olio who liwlfi or invonts. Moro, they dated to s u b m i t their invention lo these startling hamrde: Tho lady courtod was almost, invariably married, and while tho troubadour Kaii'g 'hor tlio chanson tha-t. ino- claimod his dovtlon bor husband was of ton ono o,f thp -rowd. Add the. fact t h a i tho huobnml wan vastly onlortain- wl by it all, «.t lea«i tor tho time being, and it will bo general'!y acknowledged, t'hal ( h o Uoubaa«urs wero IIKMI of sheer genius. Such wero tJio b«rd« who from the t«-cSUh lo tlio fourteen I h cenluriofl tho raHtk'H of Ifj-anco-, JUily and id and chanted tholr lays lo modicvul rara. WhellK 1 -! 1 in k n i g h t c r clork, monk or merchant, if I h o y wore illusion; of t h e i r craft Ihoy ncod npvor Kick for ho-jpi- t a l l i y , glft«, mafcculino applause and i V m t n i n e adulation. Thfiy woro tho nowspapovh, tlto circnUUliif; llb^arion, j t h e theatres and Iho sploo of Ufa of tin* r day Tho wore t h e embodiment of ( . h i v u l r y . thp o.siionro of otlquette and m very booth Uipy w o v e tho a n s w e r U Iho malrun's prayer. If tlio nuidon's prayer was then, nri ui o t ; l l aliofied, for a, if averaged a f a i r n u m b e r of aii3ww«, !)ill tlien ii'Iui! hul slio bivsKlo tlio (Hiilal food .UK! tflK'Hor? f t )'- t'.inier to .sli;ci w h a t t!it v liuhband g;v1ml. By niii M ' i a K O h" (uiiii'xwl a dowry moro or li'Bri gcncroUK a n i l atiiuranco of tin- of Inn c - l i i l i i i pii '1'lu'r.i' \\i-io n l H I M ( luof i o i i n U l i M ill loiiH. ·!H, why b o t h e r a h o u i a l l t t l " ! ovo'.' uugw 99 1 I was out there last night and she certainly made the evening an enjoyable one. Didn't seem to have a care in the world. "Jones let me in on the secret of his wife's freedom. She does all her shopping by the electric car. My wife it. doing it now and it makes a 'whale of a difference.' ''' It will be our aim, during the Doming year, to bo of greater service to our customers than ever before. Our price* will be as low as the lowest. Our service will jjot be excelled by anyone. Our. morehnndlse will be standard, or better. Quality vill not be sacrificed for pi ice. . We will ;onUmie to handle a high grade line of moats and provisions in our Moat. Markets. In our Grocery Line you will find best to be had and all the nationally advertised goods. FURNITURE--A larger line at a (saving to you. CLOTHING, FOOTWEAR--Larger assortment at "cry moderate prices. LADIES READY TO WEAR GARMENTS--Manjr patterns to pick from and the prices are right. D.RY GOODS--Large assortment of piece goodis and all the staples you need. Here, too, is quite a saving. DAIRY A.ND CHICKEN PEED--The best brands at reasonable prices. Save money during 1930 by purchasing all your merchandise from the v Sixty Stcres in Nine Counties of reumsylvanJa. It Pays to Modernize Your Plumbing There Is In the Modern Kitchen Din lurks In dark corners. Remove thene corners and tlioro is no place for dirt to hide. Modern sinks are made in one piece with no orai'ks or crannies in w h i c h givasG may accumulate. Oth«r k i t i h e n furnishings have followed (he same line and not only is your kitchen n a t u r a l l y cleaner, but less time is ra- d in keeping il so. "J-'KOJI WHITE IT'S KIWJIT" CHAS. F. WHITE 1!U S t i u t i i !'i«Hlnii'ij: Sd'ccf. I'liono SHH-.f Marry? Breaks T.CJJ Insfend N E W P O R T PAONICLL, Ens., J a n . !) -- ·Percy Crowley, wiio Intended to bp married on hi« 2Sth hirliidriy, broke a ' log liietead and f-ulrt tho c v e i i l t u l | day ijva tewuital, j USE OUR CLASSIFIED ADS. ^ ·

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