The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on March 18, 1918 · Page 3
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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Monday, March 18, 1918
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.- -MONDAY, MARCH is. THJl) QAIJLr COLTK1JUK, PAGE At the regular meeting of the Philip Freeman Chapter; .Daughters of. the American Revolution held Saturday afternoon at the. honqe of Mrs. John Patterson in South Prospect street, it wa» announced that $35. for the-Red Crou, was realized from the colonial tea party held recently at the armory. On neit Saturday the cnapter will collect clothing for the Belgian relief fund. -,- The annual winter picnic of the West Side Needlework club will be held Thursday night-at the. home of Mrs. B. Frank Smith fn Blacks tone avenue. Greenwood. ' · The Kings Daughters or the Jrinity Lutheran.. church will 'meet tomorrow night at the home of Mrs. B..R. Floto in Race street. Mrs. W. J. Bailey will entertain the ' Thursday Afternoon Card -club Thurs- .day afternoon at 2 o'clock, at her home in Isabella road. The Knit, and Win unit to the Char. leston Comlort Branch of the Navy . League will meet tonight at the home of "Mrs. Edward Swe«»e-y in Eighth street. Greenwood, instead of the home of Mrs. W. R. Smith as previously announced. . , . · · · '. The Thursday night gymnasium class will meet tomorrow night at the high school gym, instead of Thursday night, the regular meeting night. The regular meeting of the "Woman's Christian Temperance Union will be held Wednesday afternoon at the Carnegie Free library. Mrs. L. S. Michael will entertain tte N. C. D. class of the First Methodist Episcopal Suuday school tonight at her home in Morrell avenue. Greenwood. The Ladies' Aid society of the First Baptist church will meet Friday night at the home of Mrs. J. K. Jones in North Pittsbnrg street. 'The monthly meeting of the Women's Bible, class will be held Thursday afternoon at j.30 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Mary Robinson in North Third street, "West Side. ' - l The regular meeting of the Ladles' auxiliary to the Order of Railway Conductors will be held "Wednesday afternoon in Odd Fellows' hall. The weekly meeting of the Business Women's Christian association will be held Thursaay wenrng in Odd Fei. lows' Tcnjple, Sonth Pittsbarg street Mrs. Freft. N««roth wSl entertain the 0. N. T. Fancyworfc club Wednesday afternoon at her home in Park street Ahen Teraple No. ?0, Pythian Sisters, will meet tomorrow night in Odd Fellows' hall. The meeting is one of importance and a large attendance is eleiired. The regular meeting of the T. "W. C. A. will be -held tomorrow evening at the home of Miss Emma .Ixra Morrow in MoConnick avemit. All members a re requested to attend. PERSONALS. Miss Marjorie Cnmmings of Bast F.airview" avenue, spent-the week-end in Pittsburg. Saturday she witnessed "Over There" .at the Alvin theatre. Miss Catherine Brooks of MeKees- pc'rt Is the guest oJ Miss Josephine Zimmerman of East Fairview avenue. Tbe best place to shop after all Brownell Shoe-Co.--Adr. Mrs. J. H. Bowman is visiting in Pittsburg today. _ Cyrus Kennel, Alfred Kell, Michael Lohan, Jam;s Creedon, Allen Nance, ' Joseph Butter-more, George Herpick, Miss Besse Creedon and Miss Purcell ; saw "Over the Top" at the Alvin tb- trr-, Pittsburg^ Saturday.' Tuesday last day of Downs' Shoe i Store's sale of their ; entire stock of (, Winter shoes." It every man, woman and child to take advantage oittis. cleanup sale. Just Saturday, Monday and Tuesday left to buy.-- Mr.--15-3t : : Miss Sarah Everett and Miss Martha Greer, the latter of . Dunbar, were (jeensburg visitors Saturday after- nkm. ' " . . . . , ' jJlTha condition of Miss Mary. Belle |o:rie, who has been/ill at her home ! £ Cherry lane, · is improved. Miss Soyle is a daughter of Mrs." Mary : Doyle. · '· '..--..-.· . -'-.; *.Two more days, -.-left .'.yet^-Monday £tttl Tuesday--to "buy shoes *t Downs' Shoe Store at' 'reduced-.prices... This iaie includes every..'pair-'..of winter Shoes in their store, for. men, women ind children--Adv. 13L . .".Miss Inez Friend of -Selbysport, is \ CVguest oJ Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Wissel. I u Mrs. T. H. Edmonds went to P.itts- burg today. .'·"Mrs. Ellis .B.. Burgess, was sum- Tnoaed -to Philadelphia 1 today by the death "of h*r brother, 'j. Frank Brin- · kerboof. which occurred this morning j Sir. Brinkerhoot had resided'.in .·Phil- | idelphia virtually all his'life. I..Mrs.-W. W. Haines. accompanied by last night 1'or an extended visit;'· in : Neb., who has been visiting here, left : last" night for an extended visit n ' Omaha, .Lncetn and York, Neb; i i .-Miss. Estella K-erber has resigned i her 'position 'in the millinery depart- 1 mint; of The -E. Dunn store to accept a position in.millinery department of the WrignkAIetzler company store. If Uncle Sam is not furnishing; you 'with that new spring suit you had better let me make you one. Dave Cohen, Tailor.--Adv. Mrs. John Snytier is spending the day in Pittsimrg. ; ! Miss Marie Young and .Miss Sarah ; Seaton were guests of friends, at Donora yesterday. ' . . I Mrs. E. E. Coleman of Greenwood is | spending the day, in PiUsburg. i If you have a'piano that you want' , tun«d or any- repairing done I .will '(fire yon·» special low price till April 1st" Call or phone. A. P. Freed's Music Store, 126 South Pittsburg street. · Tri-State phone 668-Z.--Adv. --11-14-16-18-21-M. . · , '. Mr. and'Mrs. Harry Porter and son of Scottdale, were,guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Baer yesterday. , Mrs. Lewis Robbies of Greenwood returned hom5 last evening from a visit wfth friends at Donora. For the be*t and cheapest repairs on -that roof; conductor or spouting, see F. T. Evans Estate.5--Adv. A. "W. Young of Roekwood, spent yesterday with Mrs. Young who is ill at- the homc^pf her mother, Mrs. Margaret HetzeJ in the South Side. The WELL KNOWN PEOPLE WED James J. Kjlaml and Clark M. Lessig Take Brides from Uniontown. ' . - The marriages oE two well known young men of this city to Uniontown brides took place Saturday evening in G-reensburg at the nome o£. Mr. and Mrs, J. C. Poole, when Jam,es J. Ry- iaud and Miss Kathryn McClean, and Clark M. .Lessig, a brother of Mrs. Poole, and Miss Martha McElroy were united. Rev. Homer D. "Wnitfield'' pastor ot the Greensburg' Methodist Episcopal ctmrch officiated,' After Ure ceremony a wedding dinner was served at the Poole home, and the-, newlyweds returned to ttite city last evening. . Sirs. Ryland is a daughter of -llr. and Mrs. W. H. McCiean of Uniontown. The bridegroom js the secretary to the superintendent of the Baltimore Ohio railroad here. He is a son of Mrs. Ella L. Ryland. He graduated from-local high school in 1912. Mrs. Lessig is a daughter of Mr..and Mrs. "Win. g. McElroy, also of Uniontown, Clark" Lessig is a son of Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Lessig of East Crawford avenue. He is^employed 1 at t£e offices ot the H. C. Frick Coke company, at I/eisenriag No. 1. - He is' a graduate of the high, school here bavins been in toe class of 1915. ' . ·. TWO GAMES TOMORROW 1 Doahteheauer Will Be Flayed in City I League at Baecabee Hall. , i A doubleheader in' tie city league basketball will be played at the Mac- cabeo hall tomorrow night when four teams will clash.. In the first game, beginning at 7:45 o'clock; the Elite club will meet the'Baltimore t Ohio team. In the seconl game the Mac- cabees and Garage, probably the two most evenly matched teams in the league will clash. The two teams have not played for some time and the game is stirring up much interest in' local fans who have been following the city league games this season- One of the largest crowds of the season is expected. The (boosters of the league have been selling tickets outside in order to .make the season a financial success. NEURALGIA ·Jt V- For quick mute «?·.··*';·' rubtk.Fof.hwd.;,. Lathem Tnid Grows. The congregation of the Trinity Lutheran church contributed ?328.70 towards the National Lutheran War Commission, and up the present time the state of Pennsylvania has raised |208,M7. Tbe Lutheran chbrches all over the world set out to raise an amount of $750,000, and the total amount raised up to the present time is f 1,215,000. · Opee Fire Fatal. Another victim was added to the winter's toll of deaths, from open fires Sunday mornig when Mrs. Lida 3ane Devore- aged 74, died at. ( the, home pt her daughter, Mrs. Laura,. J, Maust, in the Pittsburg road near Ontontewn, as the result of injuries she received a short time before when .her clothing caught.flre from an open gas stove. MRS. BEATRICE VICTORIA MAY. Mrs. Beatrice Victoria Balsley May, 42 ]fears old, died this morning at 4.45 o'clock In St. Francis'hospital, Pitts-^ burg. Mrs. May had been in poor' health for some-time and her late illness is attributed to her strenuous work for the Red.Cross. Mrs. May devoted virtually all her time to knitting and doing work for the soldiers and- as a result she suffered a nervous breakdown. At times she would knit night and day. She was removed to St Francis hospital on last Christmas. Yesterday her condition Became more alarming and she gradually grew weaker. Her brother, Charles H. Balsley, was .at her bedside when death rame. The body arrived hero this afternoon and was removed by Funeral Director Charles C. Mitchell to the family residence in'North Third street from where funeral services will be held Wednesday' afternoon at 2 o'clock, with Rev. G. W. Buckner, pastor of the Christian church, officiating. Services and interment fn Chest- nut'Hill cemetery will be private. Deceased was ' born in Connellsville, March 4. 1876, a daughter of J. R. and-Catherine A. Balsley, the latter deceased. She was graduated from the Connellsville high school and was, a member of the Christian church and Sunday school and of the Connellsville Red Cross chapter. She was married'Deccmber 31, 1910; to Charles May of Connellsville. His death occurred about six"years ago. Mrs. May resided with her father and having lived iij Connellsvilio all her life had a wide circle of friends by whom she was highly esteemed. In addition to her, father she is survived by two Brothers, Isaac F. Balsley of Philadelphia, and Charles H. Balsley of the West Side. Her mother died in 1008. · MISS WILDA ODESSA HETRICK. The funeral of Miss Wilda Odessa Hetrick, held yesterday afternoon from the Hetrick residence iu Painter street South" Connellsville, was the largest to occur there in recent years Rev. ,W. J. Bverhart pastor of the United Presbyterian church of which the deceased was a member, assisted by M. B. McUaughlin of "the'south ConneHsville Evangelical church and Rev. G. W. Bnckner of the Christian church officiated. The pal bearers were Albert Tressler, Blair Younkin, Earl Shank, Charles Greaves, "Waller DaBolt, and Frank Passalaqua. Misws Marie KlcabisS, Helen Hnrich, Hazel -N'ye and Pearl Nyo served as flower girls. ' . SAMUEL. C. NICHOLSON. Samuel C. Nicholson, Si years old, a veteran of the Civil War, died Saturday at the home ot bis granddaughter, Mrs. Calvin May, at Mill Run. Funeral tomorrow afternoon at 1 o'clock from the May residence and at 2 o'clock from the Indian Creek Baptist church, with interment in the Indian Creek cemetery. Deceased was a retired farmer and was widely known in Springfield" township. He was a son of William and Catherine Campfield, and was a member of Company K, 85th Pennsylvania Infantry. His wife died about four years ago. Deceased is survived by a son, who is seiton of the Hill Grove cemetery. JOHN S. HESS. . John S. Hess, 67 years old, died Saturday afternoon at his home in. Menallen township, following an illness of sue weeks. Deceased was a farmer and resided in -Fayette county 'all his life. Funeral, tomorrow morning at 11 o'clock from the Pleasant View church, with interment in the 'church cemetery. Mr. Hess is survived by his widow, 'Mrs. Mary A. Hess and the following children: Mrs. Ellsworth Thomas, Waltersburg; Mrs. Frank Jeho, Brownsville; Mrs. George Harper. Smock; Samuel J. Hess, Uniontown, and Moses P. Hess, a^ home. MARGARET McMANN. The body of Margaret McMann, 12 years old, who died Thursday at the home of licr. parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles McMann, near Somerset, arrived here this-morning and was removed by Funeral Director J. E. Sims to Mount Olive for interment. MISS ROSE WIGGTN. Miss Rose.. Wiggin, 21. daughter of Samuel and Jane Fazenbakcr Wiggin. died this morning at the family residence on the Narrows. Notice of funeral Icier.. MRS. OLIVER SAPP. Mrs. Oliver Saj.p, 61 years old, died yesterday afternc-pn at her home at High,House. ' .'' ' , Bazaar Total $lGr»S0. The proceeds of the bazaar at South Connellsville for the Red Cross were Increased .today by donations of 95 by Mrs. W. J. Bailey, ?1 by Mrs. F. E. Markell and $1 by David Reardon of Fort Hill, Somerset .county. The total is now $165:80. The umbrella raffled off at the bazaar was donated by F. W. Wright. Xew Assistant. Robert Hooper, son of Mr. and Mrs: T. J. Hooper of the West Side", is a new assistant . to Funeral Director Charles C. Mitchell: ; ;He succeeds Edward Minerd of Dunbar, who resigned to become assistanrto Funeral Director -"WV S. Nixon of! Uniontow n. At the Hospital. . Harry "Wilson, 40 years old, of Bald- flu avenue', a carpenter for ihe Balt i m o r e f c Ohio railroad, was slightly injured this morning while 'it work: He was admitted to the Cottage State hospital for treatment of slight! bruises. - : · RED CROSSBENEFIT At Dawron Sets $100 for Ue Good Vfotk In That Inwallty. OvetilOO was realized from a Red Cross benefit at which Mrs. W. H. Moore and Mrs. F. A. Tarr were joint hostess Saturday afternoon at Mrs. Moor's home at Dawson,. the proceeds to be for the benefit of the Dawson Red Cross auxiliary.- The benefit was a. grand sucess, both financially and .socially.. The guests were .received by George Moore, secretary of. .the Dawson auiiliary, and F. A. Tarr. Dr.' H.' J. Bell was the master, of ceremonies. .. ·['·' The program', which was one of uu- usual excellence, included selections by Mrs. Janet -McElroy Fritz, violinist, oJ. Pittsburg'; Miss Hulda. Abel, reader, of McfCeesport; Little Patty Carpenter of Connellsville, Edith Isabelle Durbin of Dawson, and a ladies' .quartet. - ' Mrs. Hyatt Hecnvn-s. .^ Mrs. Jesse Hyatt of Jefferson street, who underwent an operation two weeks ago at the Cottage. State hospital, left that institution yesterday. · HnitlBg.Bwpahu 1 You will And them in our ad. columns. To Somlnate Church Officers. At a meeting of the congregation of the Christian church after yesterday morning's services a committee consisting of John L. Gans, J. Melvin Grey, Mrs. Dorcas Norton.. }[jss Beulah Gilmore and Byron Porter was named to nominate officers to be elected at the annual meeting of ihe congregation to be held th'?. first Sunday in April. i Patronise those who advertise. We Like to Serve=You Like to Save , That's the friendship formula of the Aaron Store--and that's why we've enjoyed the ever- increasing patronage of Fayette County folks for the past 26 years. First of all, we handle only the better grades of Furniture, Rugs, Carpets, -Stoves and Homefurnishings--^ the cheapest that's good to the finest that's made. That's why every article we sell is sold on a strictly "make good" basis--backed up at all times by the reliable Aaron organization to give complete satisfaction. ' ' ' · ' ·· 'i ' .. ' . . . ... Then too, buying for four large Stores, Aaron s always get the belst at the lowest possible prices from, the manufacturers---that's why you can always get larger values for less money here. . And by taking advantage of our convenient charge account system--which makes the matter of payments very easy--you don't have to deny yourself any of the comforts" of a real home. . . . . . . . . Floor Coverings Have you seen the new Spring patterns of Rugs, Carpets and Linoleums which we are offering in o.ur Big Second Floor Rug Department? Among them are very many pleasing and attractive designs--all high-grade reliable, lines for which we are exclusive Connellsville Agents. And the prices are very moderate indeed--because we contracted for these ffloor Coverings over a- year ago. Be Sure to See Our Show Window Display of the Famous Whittall Rugs. .., Dining Room Chairs See : This t. Value s This Genuine Quarter Sawed Oak Box Seat Diner, each This is a high grade Dining Room Chair and is usuall'y sold elsewhere for at least $2.75. H is only by buying in carloal quantities, /hat enables us to order them at this price. For Baby's Welfare Take Baby out riding--the fresh air and sunshine will make him robust, strong, and healthy. 1 For Baby's ride we offer a large variety of roomy, com- iortalile, substantially built genuine reed carriages--the kind that will insure Baby an enjoyable ride. ^~ Large Variety at Low Prices Bo sxiro to see the genuine Reed Carriage with full roll top and full roll body, sniMtantially built with best ' fl»1 Q ^K spring construction that we're offering at ._~s . tp-*-v»l tl We want every housewife in Connellsville to come to our Store and see the Hoosier demonstrated--to know why this automatic food and time saving servant is needed in every kitchen. The Hoosier Club Plan terms make the matter of payments easy and convenient-- You Pay Only $1.00 Weekly Prices Range From as Low as $26.00 Upward. This Massive Substantially Built Bed CJg.OO Davo Three-Piece Laving Room Suite *-J*-} Complete with Bed Da\ r enport, Rocker and Chair. Made of genuine quarter sawed oak. The spring itructlon is of the best and is the same as that found in the highest graile upholstered Furniture. A nn in imit.n.tinn inathnr. , * cons-- -- ... -- -Made up in imitation leather. Exceptional Values in Library Tables This 'IGxiO Inch Colonial Quartered Oak (J»-| Q P/V Library Table «P-LO«tHI This is representative of. the large valnes made possible only through Aaron's four-store baying power. ' Connellsville's Reliable Housefurnishers Since 1891 LOCALS LOSE Mst 5e*ton Trims High School Basketball Game By. Score of 27-20. The Connellsville high school basketball, team was. defeated by the West Newton higb school at Uiat place Saturday evening, 27-20. The locals .were never very fur behind Wust NewLon at any time, but could not overcome the lead. The Connellsvil^e high school will play Grepnsburg hen; this week. Greensburg has already appeared in the city oiice this season, tlie locals winning by one point. There is no Hoor available'for'home games there, however, and the "Westmoreland county team wished to meet Connclisvillej twice., - ' . · · · · · · ' ·'! The game played -with Greensburg on the/floor here : earlier in the season developed into one of the hardest Eought contests ever played at home and the final score stood 28-27 for ConneIlsviUe uusium -Finds Follier. Keail After Lnrig Trip tu His Hone. Her' busbaud having been killed in an accid;ent :it their Ijome at Bridgeport, Conn., :\Irs. Bella' Paollne,' 24 years oltlr ant! her three small cbii- dren came 10 Brownsville Satin-day for a visit with her .fattier, Isaac Redmond, to learn that he had been killed some weeks ago in a railroad accident near Brownsville. St J'BtricR's "Dance Tonipht. · Ai Jacques. Souvenirs to ail. Kiler- le's four-piece orchestra. 16 mar-21, . ·J QUITS ROAD FOR FARM Highway Foreman Says He Can Better Serve t'OMntry There. .Sueclal to The Courier. SMITHF1ELD, Mareli .18.--William Kiger, who has filled the position, for the past year of foreman of a section of the state highway here;, lias resigned the position to take up the cultivation and management of, his father's farm, situated a mile east nf the borough in Georges township, in which capacity he says he can better s«rve his country by raising food products. A. C. Kiger, his t'ather,"-who is incapacitated by reason of .a chronic ailment from performing strenuous physical labor, was appointed temporarily to fill the place. Try oar classified advertisements. . TffifilSTRATIOX O.V In Boroiujh'.i und ToiAiptiips of the County Tomorrow ami !V'dncsd»y. Register -)!;sossors in every borough and township in Fayette county will sit ttt the various polling places Tuesday and Wednesday of this week-for the purpose }f enrolling voters for the Tall primaries. - - In order to..vQ^e ;U...tbe ,,,primaries this fall voters.m ist btf registered with iheir respective parties':' It is'fhe duty or every .viler .to be sure that' lie is properly rt'gistcriid. . Take your tai receipt akng. : li«dio Ccjnrsi'. Added. A radio-'roiirscj has been added to the curriculum ,:Df -tie , Pniontown hign'schocl under .fiox'erunzcnt 'auction, '

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