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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Wednesday, January 4, 1939
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY -I, 193!). THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE. PA. irect Relief Rolls County Up 194 Cases KA not increase of 194 cases, or 4.2 per cent, was shown in the direct relief case load in Faycltc county during the week ending December 24, according to figures made public in Hamburg by Arthur W. Howe, Jr., secretary of the State Department ol Public Assistance. Cases closed during the week Jiumbcrcd 73 while those opened aggregated 267. Of those put on relief, 78 had lost private jobs, 109 were taken oft the WPA, 45 had their unemployment compensation payments expire and 35 for other reasons while of the number taken oft the rolls, 25 had obtained jobs with private industry, 10 were placed on the WPA, 22 received unemployment compensation and 1G for other reasons. There were 187 new applications for assistance while the rolls showed 4,850 cases or 19,570 persons and expenditures aggregated $30,014.40. Reflecting the effects of Federal works program curtailment to an increasing degiee, the general assistance rolls of the State showed a net rise of 6,327 cases (21,944 persons) during the week. On Christmas Eve, the rolls numbered 217,736 cases representing 669,212 persons. The week's rise was the outcome of opening 9,744 cases including 33,358 persons and closing 3,417 cases including 11,414 persons. Applications filed during the week totalled 12,164, a decline ot 627. Net expenditures for general asststancc grants aggregated $1,561,343, an increase of $64,137. To Fly Up Amazon One College Prexy Isn't Worried About Team's Winning Mark NEWARK, Del., Jan. 4.--Dr. Walter Hullihcn, president of Delaware University, is one football-college executive who isn't concerned whether his football team wins or loses. Dr. Hullihcn recently commended the Mudhens for their 1938 season which saw them win only three games. He told the players not to worry too much about victories. His interest, he said, was more in how the games were played and the sportsmanship shown. At the same time, however, Gcralc P. Doherty, graduate manager ot athletics, stiessed the need for athletic scholarships to produce a winning team for Delaware. He said that many of Delaware's opponents gave five to 30 scholarships, and that the university should do likewise. Nemacoiin Man Dies Of Gunshot Wound Special to Tho Courier. · UNIONTOWN, Jan. 4. -- Alonzo Rankin, 48, World War veteran anc a coal miner of Nemacoiin, died at 5:04 o'clock Monday afternoon*, in Uniontown Hospital of a self-inflictec bullet wound behind the right car while Mrs. Christine Smith, 40, his - former housekeeper, was reported to be winning her fight for her life in the same hospital where she was taken suffCrinR with bullet wounds jn the side of her neck, left shoulder and left arm. State Motor Police claim tha : Rankin killed himself after an unsuccessful attempt to slay his former housekeeper in the home of Mrs Bessie Smith on the Woodsidc-High House road. The woman had let the Rankin home, where she ha been housekeeper for eight years, and jcfuscd to return. Rankin is survived by his wife, one daughter, one son, two sisters and one brother. Somerset Councilman Heart Ailment Victim SOMERSET, Jan. 4. -- Milton P Meyers, who had served Somersc' borough as a councilman since 1925 died Friday night at his home on West Main street of a heart aitmcnl after being taken ill Christmas Day Mr. Meyers, the borough's oldcs councilman, was the second to die in service. Dr. W. D. Fuller passed away early last summer. Mr. Meyers, a lifelong resident o Somerset county, is survived by his wife, two daughters, five brothers and one sister. The funeral service w,is held Sunday afternoon. Interment was made in Husband Cemetery. MAKES SISSIES OF STRONG MEN CLEVELAND, Jan. 4.--Fear makes sissies out of strong men. Their voices, when they are afraid, vibrate in the same frequency as those of women, Dr. Fairbanks of the University of Iowa told the National Association ot Speech Teachers. Both sexes unconsciously drop the pitch when expressing indifference. So if you want to feign nonchalance, speak softly. Bessie Owen, pictured on arrival at Los Angeles to make final adjustments on her plane before entering tho Miami air races, plans to fly to South America and up the seldom- explored Amazon Kiver, following tho Florida contests. She is to bo accompanied by Elmer Jeffries, · Santa Barbara, Calif., aviator. Violent Deaths Over New Year Approach 500 By United Press. Violent deaths caused by accidents, fires and homicides during the three- day holiday which ushered in the New Year mounted steadily towarc the 500-mark today. As the holiday ended a survey showed that at least 397 persons had been killed in 39 stales and the District of Columbia. The other states-Delaware, Georgia. Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Mexico? North Dakota, Rhode Island, Vermont ant West Virginia--reported no violcn deaths. Indications were that fatalities would approximate 500. abou the same number killed during the three-day Christmas holiday, when all sections had reported. Automobile accidents accounted for 227 deaths. Other persons died b; suicide, in burning homes, by gunfire and in train and airplane accidents. New York led all other states will a casualty list of at least 53. Illmoif had 44 and California 34. 2,600 Enroilees For CCC Camps in Eighth Corps Area Callet Pennsylvania will supply the 2,600 boys who will be sent in January to Civilian Conservation Corps camps in the Eighth Army Corps Area, it was announced in Horrisburg by Arthu W. Howe, Jr., State secretary of the Department ot Public Assistance. Trains will leave January 4, 6, 10 12, 14 and 17. Fayette county will tend 230 boy of which 225 will be white and five colored. Westmoreland has a simila quota while Somerset was assigned 85 white boys, Washington 165 whit and five' colored boys and Greene county 25 white boys. Stale Water Board Extends Deadline HARRISBURG, Jan. 4.--Th Water and Power Resources Boar has grunted another extension of th dead line for filing water rights rec ords by municipal and privalc watc service companies. The extension until April 8 wa granted because of the "considcrabl research required" to collect informii tion. The data was called for by th 1937 Legislature to give the State record of the water holdings of it water service agencies. ANDREW AND PHILIP OFFICERS WILL BE INSTALLED MONDAY Newly elected ofllcer.s of the Biotli erhood of Andiew and Philip of th First Methodist Episcopal Church wil be installed Monday. These are a follows: Allison Marshall, pie.sidcnt; Ben Fra/ee, first vice-president; C. E Musgrave, second vicc-picsident Walter Cunningham, secretary, am Harry E. Mitchell, treasurer. The retiring officers are J. W Carleton, Frank Van Norman, Chcs ter Hersberger and A. W. Wills. Woman Ends Life. SOMERSET, Jan. 4.--Mrs. Anna Closer, 40, wife of Scott Moser, prominent farmer of Salisbury, committed suicide by firing a 32 calibre bullet into her head. Coroner F. E. Sass said. The woman had walked outside to the front steps of her home, placed the barrel of the revolver in her mouth and pulled the trigger. Mr. Moscr was returning fiom the barn and heard the shot. The woman had been despondent for .some time. Besides her husband, she leaves flve children, one brother and two sisters. The funeral service was held Sunday afternoon with interment following in Salisbury I. O. O. i\ Cemetery. Must Continue Trains. West Virginia State Public Servic Commission ruled that the Monon gahela Railway must continue to ru its passenger trains between Fair mont and Brownsville each day. Th rond, maintaining its passenger serv ice was opciated at a, applied t cut off the trains. William Kaiser Dead. GREENSBUP.G, Jan. 4.--William Kaiser, 72, of near Youngstown, die Friday night at his home. He leave his wife, 10 children, 20 grandchil dicn and one great-gr,mdchild. Firemen .\'.imc Ofliccrs. Belle Vcrnon Fire Department elected Daniel Davenport chief, Hugh Kisslcr his assistant, James Perry president and Robert Schmidt secretary. ON THE AIR Radio Information At a Glance Assistance Rolls Show 31 Per Cent Decrease WCAE--1221 KC. 6:00--American Schools 6:15--Evening News. 6.25--Sports. 6:30--Lows for the L.iymcn 6:45--Serenade. 7:00--Amos and Andy. 7:15--Edwin C. Hill. 7:30--Modern Melody. 7:45--Emory Dcutch's Oich. 8:00--One Man's Family. 8:30--Tommy Dorscy's Orch. 9:00--Town Hall. 0:00--Kay Kyser't. Klass. 1:00--News Parade. .1:10--Ray Hcrbeck's Orch. 1:30--Dick Jui gen's Orch. 2:00--Sammy Kayo's Oich 2:30--Lights Out. 1:00--Little Jackie Heller's Orch. TONIGHT KDKA--980 KC. G:00--News;! Sports: Wr-.ulicr. 0:15--Movie! Magazine of the Air. 6:30--Lyon |ar,d Marlowe. 6:45--Lowell Thomas. 7:00--Easy Aces. 7:15--Mr. Keen. 7:30--Champions of the Keyboard. 7:45--Vocal Varieties. 8:00--Roy Shield's, Revue. 8:30--IIol)by Lobby. i):00--Magnolia Blossoms. 9:30--Wings for the Martins. 10:00--Mmstielb. 10:30--Public Juiciest in Democincy. 11:00--News; weather. 11:15--The Music You Want. 12:00--Fran Etchler's Orch 12:15--New "cnn Orch. 12:30--Ernest Hawkin's Orch. WJAS--1290 KC. . 6:1S--News of the World. 6:30--Bob Trout. 6:45--Talk of the Town. 7:00--County Scat. 7:15--Lum and Abner. 7:30--Ask-It-Boskct. 8:00--Gangbustcrs. 8:30--Paul Whitcman's Orch. 9:00--Texaco Star Theatre. 10:00--It Can Be Done. 10-30--Buddy Clark. 11:00--News with Ken Hildebrand. 11:15--Red v orva's Orch. 11:30--Vincent Lopez' Orch. f2:00--Benny Goodman's Orch. THURSDAY WCAE 7:00--Program Resume. 7:00--Morning Express. 8:00--News. 8:15--Charlie Cook Entertains. 8:30--Do You Remember. 8.45--Hits and Encores. 9:00--Musical Interlude. 9:05--Happy Jack. fl:15--Kitchen Kapers. 9:30--Band Goes to Town. 9:45--Cadets Quartet. 10:00--Central City. 10:15-^Tohn's Other Wife. 10:30--Just Plain Bill. 10:45--Woman in White. 11:00--David Harum. 11:15--Lorenzo Jones. 11:30--Young Widdcr Brown. 11:45--Road of Life. 12:00--Studio Time Signal. 12:00--News. · 12:10--Gabriel Heattcr. 12:15--The O'Neills. 12:30--Monticello Party Line. 12:45--Singin' Sam. 1:00--Musical Caravan. 1:15--Muted Music. 1:30--Little Jack Heller's Orch. 1:45--Melody Jewel Box. 2:00--Our Qu.utetc. 2:15--Girl from Maine. 2:30--Kitty Keenc. 2:45--Utility Hall. 3:00--Mary Mailin. 3:15--Ma Perkins. 3:30--Pepper Young's Family. 3:45--Guiding Light. ·J;00--Backstage Wife. 4:15--Stella Dallas. 4:30--Vic and Sadc. 4:45--Girl Alone. 5:00--Dick Tracy. 5:15--Your Family and Mine. 5:30--Jack Armstrong. 5:45--Orphan Annie. 6:00--Metropolitan Operalogue. 6:15--Evening News. 6:25--Sports. 6:30--Johnny Mitchell. 6:45--Sweet and Low. 7:00--Amos and Andy. 7:15--Vocal Varieties. 7:30--Mario Cozzi. 7:45--Inside of Sports. 8:00--Rudy Vallee. 9:00--Good News of 1939. 10:00--Music Hall. 11:00--News Parade. 11:10--Lawrence Wclk's Orch. 11:30--Richard Himber'a Orch. 12:00--Benny Goodman's Orch. 12:30--Jan Garbcr's Orch. 1:00--Ray Herbcck's Orch. KDKA 6:45--Farm Markets. 7:00--Silhouettes of the West. 7:15--The Family Altar. 7:30--Russell Pratt. 7:45--Musical Clock. 8:00--News. 8.05--Musical Clock. 8:20--Musical Clock. 9:00--Shopping Circle. 9:15--Linda's First Love. 9:30--The Editor's Daughter. 9:45--Gospel Singer. 10:00--To be announced. 10:15--Jane Arden. 10:30--Smiling Ed McConncll. 10:45--Houseboat Hannah. 11:00--Mary Marlln. 11:15--Vic and Sadc. 11:30--Pepper Young's Family. 11:45--Getting the Most Out of Life. 12:00--News. 12:15--George Griffin. 12:30--National Farm Home Hour. 1:15--Farm Radio Service. 1:30--Roscy Bits. 1:45--Happy Gi'mans. 2:00--Betty and Bob. 2:15--Arnold Grimm's Daughter, 2:30--Valiant Lady. 2:45--Hymns of All Churches. 3:00--Home Forum. 3:20--Dale McFcattcrs. 3:30--Tea Time Tunes. 4:00--Club Matinee. 5:00--Sdiidcy Willums' Orch. 5:30--Don Winslow of the Navy. 5:45--Tom M.x Straight Shooters. 6:00--News; sports; weather. 6:15--Your Movie Magazine of the Air. 6:30--Merry Music. 6:45--Lowell Thomas. 7:00--Easy Aces. 7:15--Mr.'Kcen. 7:30--Dick Gaspare's Orch. 8.00--Under Western Skies. 8.30--Grand Slam Revue. 9.00--Rochester Orch. 9:30--America's Town Meeting of Air. 10:00--People I Have Known. 11:00--News, weather. 11:15--The Music You Want. 12:00--Fran Eichler's Orch. 12:15--New Pcnn Orch. 12:30--Freddie Martin's Orch. WJAS 7:30--Muslcaic. 8:00--News of the World. 8:15--Marjoric Stewart. 8:30--Musicale. 8:45--Cheerio Melodies. 9:00--St. Patrick's Church. 9:30--Joyce Jordan. 9:45--Bachelor's Children. 10:00--Musicale. 10:15--Myrt and Marge. 10:30--Hilltop House. 10:45--The Stepmother. 11:00--Mary Leo Taylor. 11:15--Musicale. 11:30--Big Sister. 11:45--Aunt Jenny's Real Life Stories. 12:00--Kate Smith. 12:15--Her Honor, Nancy James. 12:30--News of the World. 12:45--Our Gal Sunday. 1:00--Goldbergs. 1:15--Life Can Be Beautiful. 1:30--Road of Life. 1:45--This Day Is Ours. 2:00--Irene Beaslcy. 2:15--Enoch Light's Orch. 2:30--American School of the Air, 3:00--Army Band. 3:30--Columbia Symphony. 4:00--Four Clubmen. 4:45--Ruth Cashart. 4:15--Matinee Promenade. 5:00--Questions Before Senate. 5:15--Howie Wing. 5:30--Musicale. 5:45--Four/Notes. 6:00--Musicalc. 6:05--Console Echos. 6:15--News of the World. ' 6:30--Today with Bob Trout 6:45--Baron Elliott's Orch. 7:15--Doris Rhodes. 7:30--Joe Penncr. 8:00--Kate Smith. 9:00--Major Bowes' Amateur Hour. 10:00--Columbia Workshop. 10:30--Americans at Work. 11:00--News wrth Ken Hildebrand. 11:15--Vincent Lopez' Orch. 11:30--Cab Galloway's Orch. 12:00--Sammy Kayo's Orcli. Makes Dance Prediction. HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 4.--Eleanor Powell, outstanding feminine dancer in motion pictures, came up with a New Year's prediction of a "dance revolution" in 1930. It will, she s.iid, come suddenly. The result will bo a return of the waltz. Thi- currently- popular "Lambvlh Walk" she put down as "ji Mop in the direction ot the consul\.itivf " Labor Law Ruling Exempts Newsboys 1TACHA, Mich.. Jan 4.--A ruling by Judge Kelly Serai to the cffccl that newsDojs who deliver papers under contract are not subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act was on file in Fratiot-Clinton Circuit Court here Silenced by Whip? Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels (above) is reported lying in a Berlin hospital, badly y-aten and virtually a prisoner. Ho is said to have been horsewhipped by friends of actor Gustav Froclich, allegedly imprisoned by Goebbels so he could court Froclich's wife, Lida Baarova, Public assistance rolls in Connclls- villc, Connclisvillc township and South Connclisvillc have declined 31 per cent since July although the present tendency is a big increase, according to figures made public at the Uniontown headquarters of the Fay- cltc County Public Assistance Board. The Courier was advised the rc- icf recapitulation In caseload for the three districts, recorded as ol December 20, was as follows: Connellsville--General assistance, 279; aid to dependent children, 35; blind pensions, 19, and old age assistance, 161. Connclisvillc township -- General, assistance, 47; aid to dependent children, two; blind pensions, four, and old age assistance, 35. South Connellsville -- General assistance, 92; aid to dependent children, four; blind pensions, seven, and old age assistance, 39. Although exact figures were not available for a period six months ago when the caseload was near a peak in Fayette county. The Courier was advised the statistics for December 20 represent approximately 31 per cent decrease. However, since December 20, there has been a gain of about eight per cent in the assistance population because of idleness of Works Progress Administration and other retrenchment programs, held as seasonal, in private employment. In tabulating the number of persons receiving help, the assistance board has arrived at an average of 4.2 persons per case or 42 persons in every 10 families. Saltlick Man Who Took Fowl Gets Pen Term UNIONTOWN, Jan. 4.--Emory Kccfcr of Saltlick township, arraigned before Judge Ross S. Matthews on charges of breaking and entering and larceny of 13 chickens, received from one to two years in Western Penitentiary. Fowl was taken from the coop of Bert Nicholson also of Saltlick township who testified at the trial that he had watched from a vantage point as Kccfcr "picked up my own burlap sicks fiom the floor and put six chickens in one and seven in another. I was close enough to grab him by the hair but I let him go to see where he was going." The next day, Nicholson said, Kcefcr and a woman drove past his home and yelled "chickens, right in my wife's face and that's what made me so darned mad." Han, Tuo Women Die. CHICAGO, Jan. 4.--Police sought to determine whether two young women and a married man found in a gas-ulled automobile died in a suicide pact or both women were slain Carbon monoxide poisoning victims were Fred B. Miller, 35, messenger for armored car service; Mrs. Hazel Lcfter, 20, waitress, and Miss Lorainc McNichols, 19, a friend of Mrs, Lcficr. Rev. Floyd Siberf Leaves Masonlown Rev. Floyd- Sibert, 'located at Masontown for seven years, started the New Year as pastor of the First Brethren Church in Dearborn street, Pittsburgh, where he succeeds Rev. Claude Studebaker, resigned to go to Goshen, Ind. This is Rev. Sibert's third pastorate, he having served four years at Akron, Ohio, before locating at Masontown for seven years. He is a graduate of Ashland College and seminary. During his tenure at Masontown he baptised and took into the church 359 persons. In addition to filling the Pittsburgh charge, Rev. Sibert will also preach in the afternoons at tho New Kensington Brethren Church until that congregation gets a regular pastor. The Ingredients in Capudlne are so efficiently combined that headaches, neuralgia, and muscular pains | arc quickly relieved. Try this | delightful remedy. Note how quickly comfort returns, you feel more cheerful, and nerves become steadier. 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