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January 9, 1939

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 5

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MONDAY", JANUARY i), 1033. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE, PA. PAGE FIVE. J SCOTTDALE FIREMEN ON COMMITTEES Ear! Sturtz Is Made Chairman of Publicity Group. OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST Special to The Courier. SCOTTDALE, Jan. 9.--Announcement has been made of the committees of the Westmoreland County Firemen's Association for the year. James Clarkso of the local department is a member of the memorial committee, and Earl Strutz of this place is chairman of the publicity committee. Announcement has also been made of the monthly meeting to be held by the association in Scottdalc May 12 and of the entertainment of the association at its annual convention in Scottdjlc June lfi-17. The Public Service Institute of the Department of Public Instruction Harrisburg, in cooperation with the State Firemen's Association, is start, ing lire schools for volunteer firemen throughout Pennsylvania. There wil be no charge for tuition. John T Coughlin of Grcensburg has been appointed to secure the number of necessary students to start flve classes to be conducted once a week for IS "weeks in Westmoreland county Classes shall consist ot not more thai 35 firemen, and not less than 25 men Former Resident Dies. Anthony M. Gioia, 28 years old a former resident ot Scottdale, dice Saturday at Lakeland, Fla., where Iv has made his home for the past eigh years. He is survived by his wife Ophelia Henderson Gioia, one daug ter and one son, Ada Dean, two anc one-half years old, and Donald, sis months old; his father, Donald Gioia East Scottdalo; and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs, Angcliu DcSantis and Mrs. Rophilia Spisso o Scottdale, Mrs. Frances Martray o Connellsville, Mrs. Josephine Gean nitti of Mount Pleasant, Mrs. Flor encc Sposatti of Burgettstown, am Arnold ol East Scottdalc. The body will be brought to Scott dale. Funeral arrangements have no been completed. Mrs. Gaul Hostess. Mrs. John G. Gaut of Arthur ave nue was hostess to the Saturda Afternoon Club of Mount Pleasan and Scottdalc at her home SaturdJ afternoon. The subject of the meet ing was "Modern Trend of Educa lion," and Dr. Charles F. Maxwel county superintendent of schools, o Grcensburg was speaker. At th close of the meeting a social hou with refreshments was held. Union Services End. Rev. M. M. Snyder, pastor of th United Brethren Church, was speak er at the closing meeting of unio church services held Sunday evenm in the Methodist Episcopal Church Two Meetings Tonight. Monthly meetings o£ boroug council, as well as that of the Boar of Education, will be held this eve ning. W. C. T. U. Service. Mrs. J. W. Withcrspoon was speak cr,at the closing service of the 45th annual Week of Prayer observed b the Scottdale Union of the Women · Christian Temperance Union, held i the Methodist Episcopal Church Sun day afternoon. The subject for th meeting was "Life of Frances Wi" lard." A vocal duct "Bye and By Will Be Now," was presented b Misses Janet L. Echard and Sar Eicher. Mrs. E. I. McGec was leade at the Saturday afternoon mcctin ' held in the Methodist Church. He subject was "Evangelism." Mis. Adele Lydic gave a vocal solo an Miss Lois Echard a piano solo. GLASS INDUSTRY SCHEDULES HOLD The American Glass Review sai that while waiting lor demand revive after the usual holiday scaso recession glass manufacturers con tinue active operating schedules, pa ticularly jn flat glass. All signs point to a better deman this month compared with a year ag on hand for delivery. Woman Injured in Fall. Mrs. Alfred Makepeace, wife of tl .superintendent of Naomi mine IHlIman Coal Coke Company, convalescing at her home at Fayel City ot injuries suffered when $!· fell down the cellar stairs aft stepping on a pet kitten which ha formed a "habit of bleeping in cellarway on the top pf the stair way. Dawson Club (o Meet. The Protectors Club o£ Uawso will meet tonight at Junior Ha Hostesses arc Mrs. Kathcrine Patte son, Mrs. G. E. Miller and Mrs. J W. McClintock. Roosevelt Victory Representative Thomas D'Alesandro. Jr., of Maryland, receives the congratulations of Franklin Roosevelt, his six-year-old son, named for the President, as the solon starts work in Washington. Yonnfr Franklin filed his dad's papers at the start of the election campaign and now has the satisfaction of secincr him in office. 'Central Frees) Carioadings Last Year Off 20 Per Cent WASHINGTON. Jan. 8.--Tlie." Association of Atncuciin RaiHo.ids ic- portcd that 30,41)8.5M cars ot revenue freight were loaded in the United States in 1938, a decrease of 7,201,920 cars, or 1S.1 per cent, below 1937. Miscellaneous freight showed a decline ot 20.7 per cent, falling from 15,173,010 cars in 1937 to 12,028,480 in 1938. Lcss-than-carlot merchandise was off 9.2 per cent, from 8,465,- 8G8 to 7,685,891; coal diopped 20.5 per cent from 6,976,938 to 5,544,928, and coke fell off 45.9 per cent from 507,817 to 274,705 cars. In its weekly i-cport, the association said 499,895 cars were loaded during tli: week ending December 31. This was :i decrease of 74,567 cars, or 13 ;er cent, compared with the preceding "\vcek but an increase of 44,989, or 9.9 per cent, compared with n year ago. Miscellaneous freight declined 28,586 from the preceding week to 185,207 cars but showed a gain of 15,8C3 a year ago while less-than-carlot merchandise loadings totalled 115,070, a decline o£ 25,821 from the preceding week and a loss 01" 381 from th"! picceding year while eo.tl totalled 13,704 cars, a drop of 2,035 cars from last week 'and a gain of 27,436 from the same period last year. HAPPENINGS IN A N D A B O U T MT. PLEASANT REVIVAL BEGINS AT VANDERBILT MOUNT PLEASANT, Jan. 9.--Mrs. Alice Duda, 32 years old, wife of 3runo Duda, died at 7 o'clock Saturday morning at Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, where she had been removed from Frick Memorial Hospital. Besides her husband she is survived by three children, Leonard, Virginia and Bcinadinc, and her father 1 , Steve Lovis of Rumbaugh avenue, with whom she made her home. The body was taken to the Lovis lome. Funeral mass will be cele- jrated at 9 o'clock Tuesday morning at the Transfiguration Polish Church. Interment will be in the Transfiguration Cemetery. Loan Body Elects. The annual meeting of the stock- toldeis of the Mount Pleasant Building and Loan Association was held Friday evening, at which lirae thice directors were chosen, as follows! C. M. Galley and T. N. Seaton, succeeding themselves, and S. C. Stevenson, succeeding the late Dr. M. S. Kuhn. Other directors arc Dr. W. A. Marsh, D. L. George, M. R. George, L. M. Pfaadt, B. F. Piper and L. A. Rehanek. The officers chosen were: President, Paul J. Doncaster; vice-president, A. M. McCloy; secretary. Miss Lcota Tobin; treasurer. Dr. J. R. Madden; and solicitor, Rabe F. Marsh. Eminalu S. Patton was ejected auditoi and will join the other two members of the board o£ auditors, O. D. Zuck and Alice I. Ramsay. The association, which is beginning its 51st year, will retain as secretary Miss Tobin. Mid-Wcek Service. The mid-week prayer service 7 of the Reunion Presbyterian Church will be held at 7:30 o'clock Wednesday evening, in the social room ot the church. The subject will be "Our Church in 1939." A joint meeting o£ tiie session and trustees will follow the prayer service. Child Injures Finger. Edward Mitchcell, the two-year- old son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Mitchell of the Ore Mines, suffered a severe injury to the second finger of the right hand when it was caught in a wringer Saturday. Arm Lacerated. William Cramer, 12-year-old son o£ Clyde Cramer, Tjflered a deep laccr- tion of his arm Saturday. The Cramer boy was playing with a knife. He was taken to Frick Memorial Hospital for treatment. Union Service Speaker. Rev. Harold C. Baer, pastor of the First Evangelical and Reformed Church, was' speaker at the closing meeting of the union church services held in the Church of God Sunday evening. Infant Dies at Uirlh. A son, born to Mr. and Mrs. John Bovard of New Stanton Saturday at the Frick Memorial Hospital, died at birth. Birth at Hospital. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kundrat of Smithton at 4:05 o'clock Sunday afternoon at Frick Memorial Hospital. Revival meetings wcic started Sunday at the Church of the Nazarene at Vandcrbilt in charge of Rev W. J. Strack of New Lymc Station Ohio. The special services will continue through the week of Sunday, January 22, Rev. A. V. Mountford, pastor, said. Services will be held every nigh at 7:30 o'clock, Satuidays included Rev. StiMck is giving a series o messages on a dispensational chart Tonight he will speak on "Scieno and the Bible," tomorrow "Satan and the. Fall Man" and Wcdncsdaj "Striking Events From the Flood o the Cross." Baby Suffocates in Crib. SOMERSET. Jan. 9. -- Eleano Elaine Pruschnik, five months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthon Pruschnik of Jenners No. 2, WJL found suffocated among bedclothes ir her crib. Lccion Council to Meet. Westmoreland County Council o the American Legion will mce Wednesday niiiht, January 17, Mission Inn near Latrobc with th Latrobe post as host. C. H. S. NEWS OF THE DAY Color Slides, Made. Color blidcs or pictures taken by icmbcrs of the Camera Club, bpon- ored by Marlm W. Hurtman, have cen made. r^ncywovk Club. Mrs,. Elsie B. Walton is .sponsor of nc Fancywork Club in which the tudents ale completing individual iejects. I Head and Leather Work. Bcad^vork and' leathcuwoik is bc- g started m Miss Grace Adams' ndiancraft Club. Some beautiful cathcr suspenders and purses are eing made. Collectors Club. Match covers arc being collected by member;, in the Collectors Club, n charge of Miss Irma Flshbach. Also scrap books containing pictures £ movie stars and the like are made. Seniors Vote Tuesday, Tuesday the seniors will vote for class colors and flowers during the homeroom periods. Grecian Letters Written. Students in Miss Irma Fishbach's Ancient History Classes, studying a unit on Greece, wrote letters'Friday pertaining to this afic. Their letters :old briefly of the life, literature, art, school, education and religion of. U:e ancient times. Itoys Lose Xumbcr Quiz: Miss Eva Sapolsky's Freshman E-Iomcroom 31, played a number quiz Thursday with the girls winning two out of three game. 1 ;. Food Classes Resume. Miss Alice Murphy, teacher of the foods classes, has returned from Windbcr where she was ill for a week. Classes resumed today. Fossils ISeinir Studied. General Science students arc examining fossil.s under the supervision ot Paul A. Keightley. Bob Evans submitted a collection of stone. and Adricnne Brady some postcards which showed evidence of erosion. Girls Win Ghost. A word g.ime entitled, "Ghost,' was played in Freshman liomeroom 21, in charge of Miss Irma Flshbach The girls won over the boys. Speaking of SkatinA? Faculty members have planned r skating party to be held at 4 o'clock this afternoon. Compositions Written. The Junior English Classes undc Miss Elvada Marshall submitted com positions on New England and con temporary poets of the times. Iteadine a German Play. "Eincr Musz Hciratcn," is the titl f the play being translated by the ccond year German students under liss Anna Klutey. First year stu- cnts are studying grammar. Howitzers to Gjbt Medals For 1936 Flood Service Sp.mish Students Lcam Home. · The articles in the home arc bcujg aught students in the first ye^r Spanish classes by pictuics and ac- ion. Miss Doiothy Mathias is spor- or. Tickets on Sale. Tickets for the junior class party o be held in the gymnasium Saturday, January H, arc on sale. Muriel Brooks is general chairman of the iffair with Miss Mary Frances Kurtz is faculty'adviser. Cokcr Concession!,. The Coker staff will have charge of he concessions al the basketball ;amc Tuesday evening. G. It. Theatre Party Today. A theatre party was held at 3:05 o'clock today by members of the Girl Reserves. Tryouls for Girls' Teams. The first tryouts for the girls' interclass basketball teams were held Friday, starting at 3:05 o'clock. Lists of teams will be announced later. Teachers to Form Team. A beskctball team will be formed and coached by Miss Gladys "Pat." Clark of the High School female teachers. The personnel o£ the team will be completed in the near future. Science Class Studies Oil. The senior science class is studying oil. Samples of oil from the lime n is first drilled until the products made from oil have been taken out ave being shown. A booklet entitled "How Pennsylvania Motor Oil is Made," was passed among the students. Paul A. Keightley is sponsor Lighting Program Presented. The lighting program presented in assembly Tuesday and Thursday was in charge of Mrs. Ann McMahon and Mrs. Avis Broadhurst. Washing Machine Inventnr Dies. DAVENPORT, Iowa, Jan. 9.--Will Sam H. Voss, 82, known as the in vcntor of the first washing machine died of injuries suffered in a fall. He got the inspiration for his invention from watching his mother work ove a steaming tub. He completed th machine, built entirely^ o£ wood and operated by a hartd lever, in threi days. Dies at Slononsiahcla. L. D. Chester, 42, foimcr police man and constable, died Friday a his home at Monongahela. He was brother of -Mrs. Frank Bloom of Fay cttc City and a brother-in-law o Police Chief William II. Stewart o Monongahela. Church Classes Hold Meetings At Confluence American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, United Spanish War Veterans, American tiic Red Salvation Army, Cross, firemen 01 Connellsville and South Connellsville, county commissioners, Cit Council, Judge Ross S. Matthew! and Major Goodrich, the commander of the provisional battalion stationed at Islam Grotto, Northsidc, Pittsburgh, during the flood as well aj other members of the- National Guard. The public is extended an invitation to witness the presentation ol the medals which will begin at S o'clock at State Armory, Captair. Norman A. Browell, the Howitzers commander, said. Former members of the Howitzer Company who served with that company during the 1936 flood period may secure applications for their service medals by calling at State Armor}-. Members of the Howitzer .Company, Pennsylvania National Guard who served m Pittsburgh during the Hood emergency in March of 1930 will be presented special medala authorized by the State Thursday evening, January 12, at StaU Armory. | The presentation will'be made by ' I Mayor Ira D. Younkin at a ceremony CONFLUENCE, Jan. 9.--Tiie H. T. | to wll i.h i iave be cn invited the Class of (lie Methodist Church held' ts January meeting Friday evening .t the home of Miss Margie Humbert. After a short business session, presided over by Piesident Margie ·lumbcrt, games weie played and a delicious lunch was served. Missionary Society Sleets. The Missionary Society of the Lu- ' theran Church held its monthly meeting at the home of Mrs. J. S. Shannon Friday evening. A short business meeting was held and then delightful lunch was served by the lOstcss. Other Items of Interest. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Constance, employed in Pittsburgh, spent the week-end with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Reynolds and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Beale, respectively. MissesMSdna May and Zclla Holliday, who are students in Harrisburg, spent the week-end with their respective parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. May and Mr. and Mrs. Scott Holliday, respectively. Mr. and Mrs. John Ritter and children of Newell, W. Va., were visiting Mrs. Kilter's parents, Dr. and Mrs. C. W. Frantz, here over the weekend. 1 Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Burnworth and daughter, Geraldine, of Connellsville spent the week-end visiting friends in Confluence and vicinity. Samuel Black, son of Mr. and Mrs. C, E. Black of this city, returned to his studies at Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, accompanied by his parents and sister, Elisabeth. The other three will return home Sunday. Mrs. G. B. Hopwood and daughter, Myrtle, spent the "week-end at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Deyarmon in Brownsville. Mrs. Hopwood and Mrs. Deyarmon are sisters. Dick Chenoweth, who for the past two months has been a patient in the Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, Md., has been discharged and returned to his home here. He is improving very rapidly. Mrs. C. E. Black, son, Samuel, and daughter Elizabeth were visitors in Pittsburgh on Thursday. Richard Gerhard, Eugene and Fred Burnworth were visitors in Somerset Thursday. Guests at a dinner held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Phillippi East End Evangelistic · Campaign Gets Under Way The first service in the East End evangelistic campaign, held Sunday evening, was marked by a large attendance. At th" beginning of the service Rev. W. J. Ritchey dedicated the new hymnals. The topic for tonight's service if "The Unwelcome Guest," Services will begin each evening at 7:30 o'clock. Preceding the service there will be a prayer meeting from 7 to 7:20 o'clock in the basement of the church. Accd Farmer Die 1 !. J. Ogdcn McMilten, 87, retired Fairfield township farmer, died Thursday at his home near Latrobc, He leaves three sons. Wednesday, January 4, were Mrs. David Maple of Confluence, Miss Jane Snyder o£ Connellsville, Mrs. Harvey Livengood, Mrs. Milton Rhoadcs, Mrs. Lloyd Enos, Mrs. Etta Growall and father, A. E. Growall, all of Rock wood. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bird o£ Mill Run were visiting at the home of Mr. Bird's sister, Mrs. Cora A. Edgar, recently. SKIING IS EXCITINGL±But don't let nerve tension spoil your fun Westmoreland Auxiliary. Westmoreland County Medical Auxiliary will meet at 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at Village Inn near Jcannette. fi COLD Or WEATHER NEEDS * KIGHT NOW Uiorv are so run ay more bills to meet-?o many oTtrn .seasonal extwnsea, Tlio question Is how. and where, are you coins to cct the extra monev you newl? Oar cash loan plan Is n dct?nMrihlp answer to Shis Drobli-in. Rorrow here on vour oersonnl cociirity-- on convenient repayment terms to fit vonr income. Inmilrc today without the sltchtest oMicatlon. UNION LOAN COMPANY JO-i Sceond Mrwr Phone 1-3-1-3 FirM National l.ink Bills:. Grecnsburs. Skiing expert and director of the Mount Washington (N.H.) Swiss Ski School ^f^^miin OOWN - HILL xo--aSr\. CHRISTIANA JUMP-TURN MODERN SKIING is a telling test ofskill,stamina,and ncnt'pQU'cr. Nerves simply must not waver. Skiers, particularly, know how well it pays to protect thcfr nerves --to rcjt them ftcquenc- ly--by letting up--lighting up a CaracL HUNDREDS OF SKIERS have made thcic debut to this fascinating winter sport under Hans Thorncr's expert guidance. One skiing principle he stresses is: "Don't let your nerves get tense, kcycd- - up," His advice to pupils: "Pause rcgu- laily--let up--light up a Camel." BETWEEN ORGANIZING CLASSES, checking up oa equipment, giving exhibitions, and arranging a host of other activities, there's plenty of nerve .itrain in Hans Thorncr'j day,too! Above you see him taking his own advice about the way to avoid getting- tease, [jittery. He's letting up to light up a Camel. "It's a gnnd way to break nerve tension," says Thornti. "I find Camels quite soo'Jitng to the nerves." ./af .Bf',;:.' "AN ACCOUNTANT'S WORK calls for absolute accuracy." says Mr. CW. McArthur. "That means concentration, plenty of nerve strain, if y rule to avoid tension is to case off now aad then--to let up--;ight up a Camel." ,SA DOROTHY LEWIS skates brilliantly at the Hotel St. Regis, N. Y.,on a room- size sheet of ice. She says: "Whirlwind spias, turns are nerve straining. I soothe nerve tension every chance I get--I let up --light up a Camel." EDDIE CANTOR-America'4 great comic pcrsonnlitr* Bach Momlay evening on the Columbia fCctwork. 7:30 pm I.S.T., 9:30 pm C.S.T., 8 30 pm jr.S.T., 7:30 pm P.S.T. BCNNY GOODM AN-KinK of Swifts, and tbc woxld's grealcit iwtos bind--each Tuesday «ve aiaE--ColumbiaNctwoik. 9-^0 pmE.S.T., 8:50 pra C.S.T., 7:JO pm M.S.T., i:30 PBJ P.S.T. ·' WHEN BUSY, STRENUOUS days put your nerves on the spot, take a tip from the wire fox terrier pictured here. Despite his almost humanly complex nerve system, he quickly halts to relax --to ease his ncrrcs. So often, we humans ignotc this itntinclivc urge to break nerve tension. We may even take pride irfouf Vvill to drive on, forgetting that tiring nerves may soon be jittery nerves/ Yet the welfare of your nerves Is really vital to success, happiness. Make it your pleasant rule to pause regularly-to LET UP-LIGHT UP A CAMEL, ,, Start today--add an exlm measure of comfort to )onr smoking ·with Camel's finer, costlier tobaccos. COSTLIER TOBACCOS Smoktt lil packs of Camel* and find out why they ar« the LARGEST-SELLING CIGARETTE IN AMERICA Smokers find Camel's Costlier Tobaccos are Soothing to the Nerves

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