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January 4, 1939

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 3

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 1030. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE. PA. PAGK THREW. MT. PLEASANT WILL DISCARD USELESS LAWS Obsolete Ordinances to Be Stricken From Town's Records. SOME CONFLICT WITH LATER ONES ·r Special to The Courier. MOUNT PLEASANT, Jan. 4.-Much of the time o£ the council meeting Tuesday evening was taken up in the discussion of the traffic ordinances and why they are not cn- torced. As a result it was decided to have the ordinance committee meet with the council next Monday evening, go over ordinances already on the book to determine which arc practical and do not conflict with the State laws. Repeal or change of- such ordinances as cannot be enforced is planned. So that there will be plenty of time in which to discuss these matters, the time of the meeting is set ahead one hour and will be held at 7 o'clock. A corrugated iron shed will be built to house the toiler at an approximate cost of $75. Iron is being used to reduce the cost of insurance. The proposition of Leo Skcmp, who is settling the estate of J. I. Dick, that the borough give a bill of sale to the estate for the borough roller now in its possession and the estate in turn to give the borough a bill of sale lor the Dick roller in its possession, was accepted. The recent storm caused tree branches to be entwined with the fire alarm wires. These ore to be trimmed out by Street Commissioner Frank Olingcr. A recent survey was presented by Ralph Stoner of the police committee, showing that on n Saturday night 39 of the cars parked from the home of Dr. W. A. Marsh, in West Main street to the Diamond, belonged to merchants or persons employed in places of business, not permitting people coming into town a place to park. It was asked that something be done to correct this condition. Street Commissioner Olinger will compile the cost of fence, similar to that used by the State highway ;.J snow fence, to be erected at the rear of the Third Ward School and Teport on this at the next meeting. · A letter was read from the retiring Fire Chief Chester Lcntz, thanking council for its support and cooperation during his term in making improvements that have been accomplished by the department. · Burgess Arthur Gcarhart gave his report for the past month uhich showed that five arrests had been made, $12 in fines collected, one permit issued and 95c in phone calls collected, making a total of $13.95. Week of Prayer Sermon. " Rev. V. O. Barnharl, pastor of the Church of God, preached -at -"the week of prayer service held in- the First Evangelical and Reformed Church Tuesday evening. Entertains Aid Society. · Mr£- Marjorie Freed was hostess lo the Ladies' Aid Society of the Reunion Presbyterian Church at her home, Washington and Morewood streets, Tuesday afternoon at its business and social meeting. Home From Hospital. Frances Skiro of Yodcr avenue, who underwent a throat operation at Frick Memorial Hospital Monday returned home Tuesday. Undergoes Operation. Charles Fcrrcll, Jr., six years old, of Walnut street, underwent a throat operation at the Frick Memorial Hospital Tuesday morning. Two Girls Born. Two children, both girls, were born early this morning at the Frick Memorial Hospital, the first to Mr. and Mrs. Homer Jones of Mount Pleasant, and the second to Mr. and Mrs.. Claude Walke- of Smithfield -street, Mount Pleasant. Stupid Students Cause Money Waste, Dr. Spencer Claims DETROIT, Jan. 4.--Dr. Herbert L. Spencer, president of the Pennsylvania College for Women in Pittsburgh, told the American Sociological Society that American colleges arc "wasting money on too many stupid students" and asserted that in a Pennsylvania education survey teacher-training college students ranked lower "than many of the boys and girls in our senior high schools." His statements, Dr. Spencer said, were based on a survey of college sophomores. Hangs Self to Tree. SOMERSET, Jan. 4.--Alfred Neu- hos, 23, former Jenncr township miner, committed suicide by hanging himself to a tree at Clark's Summit, near Scranton. last week. He had been missing since December 21. He left a suicide note in-his abandoned automobile which was found December 23 by State Motor Police. Actress' Friend Indicated. NEW YORK, Jan. 4,--William P. Buckner, promoter friend of Lorctta Young, movie actress, was indicted by the Federal grand jury, charged with kiting Philippine Railway Company bonds. Buckner and William J. Gillespie, a broker, gained "more than $50,000," the Government charges. Brown Slar Rolls On. PROVIDENCE, Jan. 4. -- Harry Platt, the Yonkers boy who scored 406 points in 19 games last season, again leads Brown University in point production. He has 49 m four games, all of which the Browns have won. Fear for Her Life !BROWN BEAR VISITS HOME NEAR DUNBAR Barney Kinney Surprised When Bruin Runs Out Of Barn. Susan Moore (above), 17-year-old Scranton, Pa., girl, hns been missing since December 27. Police fear she may have been second victim of fiend slayer of Margaret Martin, who was lured from Kingston, Pa., on promise of job. The SInrtin girl's body was found six days before Susan disappeared. (Central Prtu) C H S. NEWS OF THE DAY Lecture and Movie. "Lighting for Safe Seeing" was the topic discussed and illustrated at the assembly program Tuesday afternoon. A talkie movie, entitled "Winners," was presented lit the close of the discussion. The program will be repeated Thursday. Receives Gift. Richard Gingrich received a beautiful modernistic music stand from the band as a Christmas gift. Folk Literature. Miss Elvada Marshall's Junior English classes are studying folk literature. Operetta Picture. Clarence MacDonald took pictures of the operetta, "The Count and the Co-Ed," which are on display in Room 3. Popularity Contest. Senior Homeroom 5, sponsored by Miss Grace Adams, started a popularity contest m the homeroom Tuesday. It will be completed next week. Discussion on Study. Senior Homeroom 9 held a discussion on study, using as a background the story, "Make a Note of It." taken from a magazine. Many techniques which mny be applied to study were presented. Class Basketball Tournaments. In two weeks any girl other than a Lender Club member will be ligi- ble'to play for her class in the interclass basketball league. Miss Gladys "Pat" Clark is the sponsor. " " " "Angles," Tnil Title. Miss Prudence L. Walters* freshman mathematics classes are starting a unit entitled "Angles." Band Parties In Gym. A party was held in the gymnasium by band members the first day of the Christmas vacation with Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gingrich as chaperons. The gym was decorated with blue and white streamers and dancing was enjoyed throughout the evening. Tryouts for Contest Friday. Tryouts will be held Friday in Study Hall for the contest choruses. The mixed chorus should number from 25 to 100 and the girls' chorus from 50 to 75. Those interested in quartets, trios and solo work are requested to try out at this time. Cari T. Anstine is in charge. Basketball Tcclmlaue. Miss "Pat" Clark's seventh and eighth grade gym classes are being taught basketball technique. Kiddie Program Planned. Junior Homeroom 20 is planning a kiddie program with games, songs and rhymes, to be held in the near future. Soncs Sunc. Paul A. Keightley's Junior homeroom sang songs throughout the homeroom period Tuesday. Class to Parly. The Junior Class is planning to hold' a party in the near future at the school. New Year's Eve Party. Members of the sophomore and senior classes held a New Year Eve part y.it Odd Fellows Hall. Dancing was enjoyed throughout the evening. Shcrrick Fisher was chapcrone. Teachers Plan Tournament. A basketball schedule is being arranged by "Pat" Clark for the female teachers of the school. The tournament will get underway soon. American Literature Pictures. Pictures pertaining to American literature are posted in Room 3. Questions and Answers Program. Questions and answers were taken from a popular magazine and used as the homcioom program in Senior Room 3, sponsored by Miss Elvada Marshall. Band Invited to Broadcast. An invitation has been received by the band, directed by Richard Gingrich, to broadcast over a Uniontown station in the near future. Candid Cameramen. Willard Rafferty has been appointed to assist Frank McCIurc in taking candid camera shots for the Senior Coker. NEIGHBORS SEE IT LATER DUNBAR, Jan. 4.--Barney Kmncy .vas unusually surprised last week when he entered a stable near his home and a brown bear scampered out of the building, running toward the woods back of the house. It has since made a return visit and others who have seen it believe it would weigh about 150 pounds. Catholic Club Elects. The Catholic Action Club held its regular meeting Tuesday evening at the church hall. Officers were elected for the coming year as follows: President, Frank r irnss; vice-president, David Duffy; recording secretary, Ellen Rcilly; financial secretary, Virginia McGivcrn and treasurer, Rev. George Hurley. Committees will be named later. After the meeting a lunch was served. Bible Class Meets. The Star Bible Class of the Methodist Protestant Church met Friday evening at the home of Mrs. Dale Bryson. It was the Christmas meeting and all the members enjoyed an exchange of gifts. A report on the Christmas social was read by the president, Cora Cooper. Plans were made for a covered dish supper to be held in the near future. After the business a social hour was enjoyed and a delicious lunch was served by the hostess. To Meet Thursday. The Mary of Ml. Virgin Lodge will hold a meeting Thursday evening at the Junior hall. Arrange Card Parly. A benefit card party will be held Wednesday evening, J.muaiy 11, under the auspices of St. Aloysius Church. Bndge, five-hundred and sthcr games will be played. Mrs. B. J. McGivcrn is chaiilady v;ith Sara Nells and Delia Malloy assisting. There will be many prizes. The door prize will be cash. Board of Tnidc Session. The Board of Trade will meet Thursday night at the NYA Hall. Ill of Pneumonia. Robert Gray, who is ill of pneumonia, has been admitted to Connellsville Slate Hospital. Other Items of Interest. Nellie Callahan, employed at Pittsburgh, spent the week-end at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Callahan of Church Hill. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Baer of. Dormont visited the former's mother, Mrs. Josephine Bner, Monday. Eleanor Smith, a teacher in the Baldwin township schools, has returned to Cnrnck after spending the Christmas holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Smith. Charles Bryner, a student at the Waynesburg College, has resumed his studies after visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bryner over the holidays. Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Rugg visited their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Rugg, at Washington Monday. Daniel Fitzgerald, Edward Nacey and Frank Legreggio were Union- callers Sundny evening. J. T. McVey was in Connellsville Monday. Pennsylvania Gets $5,982,867 for Ifs Federal Aid Share Pennsylvania has boon allocated a total of S5,982,8G7 by Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace for highway improvements and grade crossing eliminations, it was announced in Washington. The highway funds must be matched by the Keystone State. The Pennsylvania allocation was apportioned as follows: Trunk highways, $4,221,088. Secondary roads, $033,103. Grade crossing elimination, $1,128,616. Total allocation, $5,982,867. IVindbor Man Dies. SOMERSET, Jan. 4.--Joseph Frank Mihalbhik, 76,. died Sunday at his home at Windber. He leaves his wife, five children, 27 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Pay Off ALL Your Bills Wirh a Personal Loan Them havo LESS lo pay each month, bocauco you havo only ONE placa to pay. Thoroll bo more LEFT OVER lor your living expenses. Main roqulra- mont, just your ability to ro- pay tho loan in small sums regularly. No co-raakors. No Indiscreet iaquirios. "Portanal Credit" loans up to $300 oa your signature only, or thoso ol husband and wife. Come in or phono. s * * ^« m~ *· FINANCE COMPANY Second Floor, Room 4, HetzM Bulhlinc. 126 W. Crawford Avenue. rhonc 31. Giving Rare Blood to Priest A. dramatic "men in white" scene from rca! life. James R. Clcgg gives of his blood in an attempt to save the life of the Rev. Jeremiah Twoomoy, afflicted with streptococcus viridani. Clcgg, a Toledo. 0., mortician, took a holiday from death and hurried to the New York hospital when he learned physicians were hunting donors who had recovered from the blood disciuc. Attending him here are Dr. Edwin Goodwin (left) and Dr. Harold X. Connoll" Blind Evangelist At Dunbar Church Rov. Neil Mclnlyre, Scotland's famous blind evangelist, is conduct- mi; services at the Mclhodist Protcs- tnnt Church, Dunbar until January' 15. He hns thrilling large audiences with his solos and forceful preaching, and has won his way into the he.irts of his hearers. Everyone is invited to hear him. Abraham Barnes Dies. SOMERSET, Jan. 3. -- Abraham B.irncs. 7G, of Rifnmcl, died Frld.iy in a Johnstown hospital. Unmarried, he leaves a brother and a sister. SUGGESTS BULL TO DO ROARING By United Press. PHILADELPHIA. Jan. 4.--Cheering at football and bnsketbnll games doc? as much damage to the larynx as a wielded h.nnmer would do to a Stradivarius violin, Dr. Chevalier said here. Speaking to the Association of Medical Students, the noted ^roncho- scopic specialist suggests "the next time you no to a football game you take a trained bull to do the roaring instead of shouting yourself hoarse." MUSIC, FORENSIC LEAGUE ELIMINATIONS TO BE HELD AT PERRYOPOLIS IN SPRING $1.75 Robbery Sets Stage For Long Pen Term UNIONTOWN, Jan. ·). -- Mike Hcnnes.scy of Republic, released from the workhouse on July 23, last, Tuesday was sentenced to serve from three to eight ycais in Western Penitentiary. At the December term o£ court, he was acquitted ii: the first trial and convicted in the second case growing out of an attack ar.d robbery which netted $1.75 at the firemen's convention last August. Hennessey was sentenced for larceny of the person, assault, false pretense and robbery by . T udgc \V, Russell Cair. Mike Berrish, 17, of near Lcmont, who stole his father's watch from a trunk and sold it and ran away from home, was sentenced by Judge Ross H. Matthews to pay to the costs and adhere strictly to the provisions of a parole for one year. Arraigned on lottery charges, James Russo of Adah was sentenced to pay the costs and fined 3300. Louis Petty, another Adah bookie, was fined $100. Alton Kriss of West Virginia, convicted of felonious cutting of Genevieve Yowler, of Brownfield, when the 15-year-old girl rejected his advances to take her home, was sentenced to one year in the county jail. Judge Carr indicated that leniency may be shown if the defendant shoulders part of the actual expenses of the medical treatment. Hit-Run FalalHy. . GREENSBURG, Jan. 4--Joseph Kunkle, 58, of Wall, died Monday evening in Westmoreland Hospital of injuries received when struck by a hit-run automobile near Stcwarls- ville in the Irwin district. Both legs were fractured. Stripper Averts Panic. NEW YORK, Jan. 4.--Broadway's strip tease act, though toned down by the city fathers, proved entertainment enough to help avert a possible panic when fire broke out in the basement of a theatre. Fayctte county's | annual eliminations in tiie Pennsylvania Forensic Music League will be held at Perry Township High School this year. As yet the dales of the competitions have not been fixed but will not conflict wish the musical festival in CoiincllbVille, County Director Earle E. Curlis of Pcrryopolis announced today. The events may be held the latter port of March or early part o£ April. Perry Township Board of Education extended an invitation for the 1939 eliminations and it was accepted. The program will be on the same order r.s that of 1938 with the forensic events on one, Saturday and all of the musical competitions on another Saturday. Two consecutive cek-ends will be selected, if possible. 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