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Tuesday, January 4, 1938
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TWO. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE. PA TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 1938. Junior Mozart Musicians Give Varied Program at Meeting of Senior Club iBy LYNNE B. KINCELL World, Current Events Reviewed At Woman's Culture Club Meeting "Reviewing World Events of 1937 at a meeting of the "Woman's Culture Club Monday afternoon, Mrs Harold Ghost included the Japanese-Chinese War, its cause and effects, the German dirigible Hindenburg disaster at, Lakehurst, N J , the Supreme Court and its upholding of the Wagner Labor Relations Law, sit down .strikes, floqds of the Ohio River Valley, the Mediterranean crisis, .the present econojmq depres- / SJ.OQ, the .Amelia JEarhart ..disaster. the school disaster at New London, Texas, mob executions in Eussia and deaths _ol outstanding men and. women during the year. She also gav e a brief resume of some events of less Anton Luxner, Wife Of Near Dawson Mark Golden Anniversary importance. Dr. Katharine Wakcfleld gave a resume- of current events, among the highlights being Maly 3 war with the Ethiopians and the arms contest among nations She injected some huimnvinto her talk when she read dn article dealing with a young husband and wife whose personal tastes were the same but who disagreed on all social and economic problems In concluding she called attention to the Uork accomplished during the year by the Allegheny county women's clubs. Mrs W H Williams of-Dunbary-a member of_the standing "music committee, -presented _Lynn Gair and sister. Miss Audrey, talented young musicians of Dunbar, who entertained the club, \\omen with a diversified and, delightful program. Miss Gair played a group of piano solos of rier own arrangement, "A Eevcry of Melodies of Yesterday." Included were "Mighty Like a Rose," "Somewhere a Voice Is Calling," "Sylvia,' "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling*' and 'Mother Nachrce." She was the accompanist for her brother who played two violin numbers, "Hungarian Dance.. No. 5," Brahms, and "Sleepy Hollow Tune," Koontz. The program concluded ·with two." whistling"" solos, ~?Indian Love Call," Friml, and "Just a Cottager Small," "Hanly, b"y Miss~Gair, with Mrs Williams at-the pianoj This was the flrst appearance of. _the-guest performers before tho'club"~anil th"ey were given a rising vote of thanks. Mrs Henry W McBobbie, president, presided over the business,session at which one _new ^ member, Mrs. Charles Lashmskj, was^unani- ' mously \oU.d into the club / Mrs John M Young, Mrs John B Davis and Tr Katharine Wakefleld were appointed a i ommittee to revise the constitution and by-laws. Mrs H C Barrow, chairman o£ the health and hygiene committee, gave a splendid report of the annual Christmas seal sale The meeting was held in the club rooms at the Carnegie Free Library andrthc.aitcndancc_w3s exceptionally large. Mrs Oliver J Haller, chairman of the division of motion pictures o£ the State Federation of Pennsylvania Women, will be thj guest speaker at a meeting on Monday afternoon, January 17 Mri. E R Kooscr is leader and Mrs A. C. Stickcl will arrange the musical program. Mimed fifty years ago December 31, 1887, at the Immaculate Conception Church, Mr ard Mrs Anton Luxner of Lower Tyrone township, near Dawson, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on New Years Day, also the seventy-seventh birthday of Mr Luxner The marriage ceremony was performed by Rev \Vcrtz. Mrs. Luxner was Miss Elizabeth Bendl before her marriage To the union, eleven children, were born, seven ot whom are living They arc Andrew and Bert of Carmlchaeis, Joseph and Rose ot Detroit, Julia, ot Connellsville, Anne of Greensburg and Edward at home All were present, together with a number of friends, to assist the honored couple in celebrating their fifty years of married life Mrs Luxner is 68 years old A turkey dinner was served at 2 o'clock The table was centered with a huge anniversary cake in keeping with gold and white decorations used in the room i Besides a beautiful \ase of yellow rosebuds, gift from Mr and Mrs Joseph Luxner and daughter, Ursuli, the honored couple received many other gifts Mr and Mis Luxner are one of the most widely known couples of Dawson community and their many friends join ir wishing them many more wedding anniversaries Among the relatives and friends present were. Mr, and Mrs Joseph Luxner and daughter, Ursula, Detroit, Mrs Ttose Daniels, Detroit; Andrew Luxner and daughter, Madonna, and Bert Luxner, Carmlchaeis, Mr and Mrs Hudy Mistlebaucr, Connellsville, Mr. and Mrs Carl Stillwagon, Greensburg, Edward and Paul, tit home, Mrs Martha Bendl and children, Jack, Fred, Bob, Louise and Mary, Mrs Julia Bendl and son, Eddie, Mr and Mrs. Joseph Bendl and Mrs Elizabeth Bendl, all of La- trobc, Mrs Rose Obweiser and daughter, Rose, Mr. and Mrs. Willlam McGill and Ted Shaner, all of Dawson, Mrs Schilling, Catherine Schilling, Mr. and Mrs Joseph Ob- wciscr, Lee Paskey, Peter Hardy, Ruth Zembower, John Smith, Michael Hcnnessy, Mr and Mrs Samuel Joseph, Gcnevievc Becker, Joseph Stasko, Bud Crago, Carl Finsky, Robert Hixon, George Hcnnessy and Mary Catherine and James Rlt- tenbergcr. XT. B OXTERBEIN GUILD PLANS FOR VALENTINE PARTY AND RECEPTION The Otterbcin Guild of the First United Brethren Church was entertained Monday night at the home of Miss Helen Warmuth, 25 East Crawford avenue The president. Miss Kathleen Hoover, conducted the business session. Plans were made for a valentine party to bo held in connection with the next meeting which will also be featured by u reception for new membeis who have joined this year. AH young men and girls i A splendid and varied program was presented by the Junior Mozart Music Club Monday evening for the Mozart Music Club at its club rooms in North Pittsburg street Mrs Carl T Antslne, leader of the program, introduced the participants They were Choral, composed ot twelve girls, the song of the Federation ot Junior Music Clubs Piano solo, "Dance of the Gnomes," Sylvia Schmidle Vocal duet, "Londonderry Air," Dorothy and Jean Osterwlse Saxophone solo, Betty Jean Mitchell Piano solo, "Sonata," Bayonne Dunkle Review of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's concert, Betty Dixon Brass quartet, "Home on the Range," John Cratt, John Jackson, Arlle Maasbcrgcr, Carl T. Anstlnc, Jr Piano solo, Helen Schmidle Soprano solo, "Trees," Dixon Betty Trumpet solo, John Jackson Choral, "Prayer Perfect" Sylvia Schmidle was the accompanist for all of the selections Mrs Lcland S Whipkey js directress of the choral. During the business session over which the president, Mrs Daun E Nutc, presided, the two new club members, Mrs. Edward Jullanl anc Miss Flornnce Rose, v.erp introduced by the chairman of the membership committee. Mis Vcrda Collins. Miss Yolanda Fasola, who attended meeting of the Tuesday Musical Club of Pittsburgh, reported a fine program Miss Virginia Graham told of attending a concert given by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Mrs Pasqualc Gigjiotti gave a rcpor of a convention held at the William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, by the National Federated Music Clubs Hostesses, Miss Grnham, Mrs H C Ghost and Mrs. Stuart Fenstermacher served lunch The next meeting will be held Monday evening, January 17, with Mrs Samuel B. DcMcrell leader. FRIENDSHIP TEMPLE MEETS; OFFICERS ARE INSTALLED A well attended meeting of Friendship Temple No 25, Pythian Sisters, was held Monday night at Elks .Hall_ Two members of Athens-^Telnple were present. Officers for the ensuing year were installed They ore Past chief, Mrs Georgia Travis, mo't excellent chief, Mrs Pearl Flcsher, most excellent senior, Mrs Emma Welsh, most,excellent junior, Mrs Alice Corkran, manager, Mrs Sjcinn Smith,_prptec- tor, Mrs Cora Withsnte, guard,~Miss Agnes Spence; mistress of finance, Mrs Ida Armstrong, mistress of records and correspondence, Mrs Macie Roberts; trustees, Mrs Carrie Errett, Mrs Delilah Soliday and Mrs Sydna Smith, musician, Mrs. Alice Corkran, press correspondent,' Mrs Travis Mrs Ada Mae Ritchie was the installing officer, assisted by Mrs ,, Carrie Errett, grand senior, and Mrs". Mary White, grand manager. x A handkerchief shower was given for Mrs Travis, who retired as most excellent chief. T. B CLUB ENTERTAINED BY MRS. EARL GRAHAM Three tables of contract t bridge were la play at a meeting of the D B. Club at which Mrs Earl Graham was hostess Monday .night at her home m Sycamore street High prize was won by Miss Emma Jean Decker and galloping by Miss Edna Prinkcy, The gucsfaward v,ent to Mrs James Lewellen.~at-the close of the games thet:b.os£ess_ served a dainty lunch, assisted^ by-her sister, Miss Helen - - - - - - of the church will bo invited The committee to plan for the February meeting consists of Miss Marie -Hiwkins,, Miss Delia Mae Barnes, Miss Hclgn Ruth Henry, Miss Catherine ^Zimmerman, Miss _Jean Bisel, Miss Anne Cossler and Miss Dorothy Osterwise Hosts and hostesses arc Robert Dunstan, John Kcl- ley, Homer Hoover, Miss Geralomc Hawkins, Miss Nelle Whipkey and Miss Irene Johnson --Following the k business meeting, Miss Catherine Zimmerman presented an interesting missionary program. Those taking part were Miss Frances Lcighliter, Miss Jane Biscl and Miss Olive Cox. After tho meeting a delicious lunch was" scr\ cd by Mtss'Warmuth, aided by her co-hostesses, Miis. Olive Cox and Miss Madeline Brooks PROTECTED" HO.ME "CIRCLE GIVES_ The PotcdedrHome_CMlc-gaie..a; benefit card and bingo jpnrty Satur- dn yc\ enmg at P. H. OHall Winners of prizes were. Five hundred--high, Walter Shaw, second, William Hobaugh ot "Oniontown, third, Mrs. Walker, bingo-high, Mrs, Mary Reed; second, Mrs. Helen Williams, third, Mrs. J. H. Strawn; door--Mrs. William Ncsbitt, special--little Eugene Dodson. BAPTIST PIIILATHEAS ·WILL MEET THURSDAY The Philathea Class ot the Wrst Baptist Church will meet Thursday c\ of this week at the home ot Mrs W K Lnmbie, 211 East Cedar (\cnuc. The time is 7.30. SPORTSMEN'S UNIT GIVES COVERED-DISH SUPPER The Woman's Auxllllary to the Fayette County Fish and Game Protective Association gave a 7 o'clock covered-dish supper on New Year's Eve ut the homo of Mrs R T Sullivan in East Francis avenue Members and guests were present and after the supper six tables were arranged for five hundred Prizes were won by the following High, William Bradley of South Connellsville and Mrs Paulino Gallagher, second, Wheeler Miles and Mrs David Mullen, both of South Connellsville, door, Mrs F A Pitsch Other games were enjoyed until 11 o'clock. FIREMEN'S AUXILIARY. GIVES BENEFIT PARTY The Woman's Auxiliary to the South Conncllsvllle Volunteer Fire Company gave a well attended, card and bingo ~party~ Monday eight at the firemen's rooms" Prizes were "won by the following. Five hundred --high, Mrs Ida Shecser; second, Mrs J. D. Mortimer; third, Samuel Beeghley; bingo--high, Mrs Joseph Weimer; second, Mrs. J W Watson; third, Mr.s. S B Miller. Special bingo--high, Mrs Joseph Weimer, second, Frank Illig/door, Mrs, Edward Dye After the games lunch was served Meeting Date Advanced. The regular meeting of the Woman's Missionary Societj of Trinity Lutheran Church will be held Wednesday evening after the church service m the social room of the church, instcid of on Thursdaj the regular meeting night Joseph F. Carr, Wife Married Fifty Years Married fifty years ago, Dccembe 20, 1887, Mr. and Mrs Joseph S Carr, prominent Pcrryopolls couple deferred until New Years Day th celebration of their golden wcddin anniversary, in order that all mem bers of the family might be prescnl Four generations were representc' at the six o'clock dinner commcm orating the occasion, the younges being one-year-old Doris Williams daughter of Mr and Mrs Edwar Williams of Umontown, and great granddaughter of the Carrs. Flowers graced the anniversary tableland a three-tiered cake, bear ing the inscription in gold, "Fittiet Wedding Annivci'sary." Seated with the honor guests were Mr. and Mr William Carr, Pittsburgh, Mr. an Mrs Lloj d Carr, Indiana, Pa , M and Mrs. Frank Carr and children Mary Jane and Jimmy, Star June tion, Mr and Mrs Chads Chalfan and daughter. Bee, of Perryopolis Mr. and Mrs William Stoncr an son Billy, Perryopolis, Mr. and Mi Walter Woodward, Franklin town ship, Mr. and Mrs Edward William and daughter, Doris Two children Howard and Anna, died in cari childhood Miss Dora Wigus, oaughler of M and Mrs. Jack Wilgus, became th bride o£ Joseph Carr, son of Mr. an Mrs. Daniel Carr of 1'Iatwoods, in ceremony solemnized in Uniontow by Rev William Hickman. Rcsidcn in turn of Connellsville and Pitts burgh, the couple for 30 years reside In Star Junction where Mr Carr wa a carpenter foreman. For the pas few years they have made their horn at Pcrryopolls Mrs Carr Is a direct descendant Perryopolis' flrst settler, Edward Wl gus, and a member of that commun ity s most prominent pioneer fam lies. HARRIET HUMPHREY GIVES PARTY FOR COLLEGE FRIEND Miss Harriet A Humphrey enter tamed at a farewell bridge party fi her college friends Saturday afte noon at her home in East Cedar ave nue Contract bridge was playe throughout the afternoon with prizes being awarded to Miss Sarajanet Miller, Miss Virginia B Miner, Miss Jane Port and Miss Marthi G Driscoll. Lunch was served by the hostess, assisted by her sister. Miss Katherme The honored guests were Miss Miller, who left Monday for Barnard College for Women, New York City, Miss Miner, who left today for Wilson College for Women, Chambcis- burg. Miss Eugenia Dick, who left Monday for Connecticut College for Women, New London, and Miss Jane Port, who left Sunday for Allegheny College, Meadville J. Harry and Wife, Well-Known Couple, Married 48 Years A happy Decision in the lives of r and Mrs Samuel J. Harry of ast Washington avenue was the elebration o£ their forty-eighth wcd- ing anniversary Sunday at their ome A feature of the day was a rell appointed chicken dinner served t 5 o'clock with places being laid or members of the family and a few lose friends Included on the dc- clous menu was fruit cake baked even years ago by Mrs. Harry and ut for the first time on Sunday. Vbout thirty-eight partook of the epast Mr and Mrs Harry, well-known i Conncllsville and other parts of 'ayette county, were married Janary 2, 1890, at the parsonage of St Vincent dc Paul Catholic Church at Leisenrlng No 1 by the late Rev. B. Kcnna, pastor at that time Mrs Harry, the former Miss Mary Ellen 'mith, was born near Durham, Eng- and, and when 14 years old she came o the United States with her par- nts, th- late Terrancc and Anna Smith, who settled at Hogerstown in Dunbar township Mr Harry, also native of England, was born at Devonshire and with his parents, the ate John and Elizabeth Ann Harry, amc to America whcn_hc was but hree years old The family Jocated it Latrobc.and later moved to Leis- nrlng No 1. About a year after their marriage, ,Tr and Mrs Harry went to housekeeping at Junlata. Mr. Harry, a veil-known shaft, tunnel and slope contractor for many yean,, at that ime was sinking o shaft at Juniata or the late James Cochran. The couple later took up their residence n Gallatln avenue, Uniontown,"" and atcr moved to Hanover, Ohio After, residing there for a short tune they returned to Fayette county and lived n the old Smith"" homestead, Mrs. Harry's former home, at Rogcrstown until coming to Connellsville about thirty-eight years ago. Mr. and Mrs Harry arc the parents of sixteen children, eight of whom arc living They are: Mrs J McCarthy, Greensburg; Samuel J Harry, 'Jr, at home; John A Htarry, a patient at the Veterans Hospital, New York City; Walter F Harry, Misses Gertrude and Josephine Harry, at home, William E Harry of Connellsville, and Miss Catherine Harry, H N , at the West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh There are eleven grandchildren and one great-grandson, James Richard McCarthy, of Greensburg All of the couple's children but John A , and Miss Catherine, were home for over Christmas but were unable to attend the wedding anniversary celebration. Mr. Harry opened up many of the coke works, Including those in the Klondike region, and coal fields In Fayette county His last big contract was the construction of the water works for New York City during the World War. Ill since August a year, he is now able to be about in the house and porch. BARCLAY ON BRIDGE WRITTEN FOB CENTRAL PRESS By S h e p a r d B a r c l a y The Authority on Authorities" GETTING RID OF JUNK WHEN YOU are building up a lead-throwing end play at a lull :ontract, it is necessary to cllml- late from both your own hand and the dummy all suits which the opponent can lead except trumps in sach hand and the suit In which you hold one or more cards in a tenace position Your discards on the earlier tricks must be chosen in such a way that you get rid of the last remaining card In a third iuit, or ottcnvise*an opponent can break up your effort by returning that one for a olmple ruff 4 Q 10 7 5 » A Q 2 · K Q J9 3 2 V J 10 9 6 + A7 5 + J 10 0 8 4 9 8 6 4 2 V S S 4 3 · 86 *76 *K J3 V K 7 · 10 4 4 . A K Q 5 3 2 (Dealer South Neither side vul. norable ) Hero South bid 1-Club, West I- Diamond, North 3-Clubs and South IS-Clubs , West s opening lead v. as the dia mond K, which won in the 'dummy with the A. Tho clubs A land K wei- cashed and then the spade A. A club was led to the C| {and on the spade K, declarer dls carded a heart from tho dummy. The spade J was then ruffed and the heart finesse tried When this failed, declarer was set South'G discard of a heart was pointless He should have discarded a diamond on the spade K, and then thrown West in with the diamond 10 | After cashing his diamond Wcit would then have had to lead a heart or give the declarer a ruff and discard, which would have been Just as "helpful The declarer In discarding a heart instead of a diamond, leaving one diamond In dummy for West to lead to, spoiled his chance of forcing West to lead a suit uhlch would be beneficial to the declarer All West had to do in that case was to lead another diamond and allow South to ruff * · · Tomorrow's Problem 48 » A 97 · J 10 9 8 « 4 *A102 4 Q 10 7 2 V J 8 S · K 7 Mrs. Alice E. Allen, Michigan Man Wed At St. Petersburg An in holidny cresting wedding of the season took place Wednes- # K Q J 9 4 J 6 B V K Q 3 2 · 6 3 2 613 day, Dei ember 29, at St Petersburg, Fla , \ hen Mrs Alice E Allen of this city became the bride of William W Finch ol Hancock, Mich . The ceremony was performed at noon by Rev J P Jockmsen at the First Congiegational Church. Mr and Mrs William H Allen of Norfolk, Vo, son and daughter-in- law of the bride, were the only attendants Miss Ella Glenn o£ Cambridge Springs was a guest at the ceicmony Mrs Finch, one of Conncllsville's best known women, has wintered in St Petersburg for the past two seasons Mr Finch formerly was assistant postmaster at Hancock for many years Following the ceremony a dinner was given at the Virginia Tavern. For a wedding trip, Mr and Mrs Finch are touring Florida They will ^pend the remainder of the winter season at the Royal Palm Hotel, St Petersburg 4 A K 8 4 3 V 1 0 8 4 · A Q + 8 7 6 (Dealer West. Neither side vulnerable ) How should South play to make his contract of 3-No Trump after the lead of the club K? LEGION AUXILIARY HEARS REPORT OF YULE WORK| The regular meeting of the American Legion Auxiliaiy, held Monday night at the Legion Home, was given over to routine business and a report of Christmas activities by Mrs Helen Percy, chairman of rehabilitation and child welfare Mrs Percy announced that the auxiliary's donations for the holidays amounted to $54 Mrs Madelyn Reed, president, was in charge of the meeting Bible Class to Elect The Ladies' Bible Class of the Evangelical Church at South Con- nells/ijle will meet (his evening at 6 30 o'clock m the basement of the church Officers will be elected Education Conference Scheduled This Month The annual educational conference for the teachers of the city public and Dunbar township schools v,i!l c held on Friday and Saturday, January 28 and 29, Superintendent Eel i B Smith informed the School Board Monday evening. Will Meet Wednesday. The Ladies' Aid Society of the Greenwood Methodist Episcopal Church will meet Wednesday evening at the home of Mrs. J W Raud- mon in Morrell avenue The time a 7.30. Girl Scouts Will Meet Troop 4, Girl Scouts of the First Presbyterian Church will meet this o clock at the scout church Money for evening at 7 room in the Chiistmas cards must be turned in at this time The patrols which have completed making their flags are to bring them tonight All dues for the year 1037 should be paid ·MRS T D. GARDNER MARKS EIGHTIETH BIRTHDAY Mrs T D Gardner quietly observed her eightieth birthday Saturday at her home, 1230 Chestnut street. A family dinner featured the occasion Mr. and Mrs Gardners son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs E R Gardner and daughter, Miss Louise, and Mr and Mrs A W McMIchael, all of McKeesirt, were present for the occasion A. Foreman Beauty Shoppe Permanents $1.00 Shampoo and Hatr Cut, both for 35c Flione 203SOI Women's Work Group. The Women's Work Group of the Church of the Brethren will meet Thursday afternoon at 2 30 o dock at the home of Mrs Victor Truxell, of 227 South street. Social Club Entertains. The Progressive Social Club gave a New Year Eve party at the home o£ Mrs Eva Mac Montgomery at Brookvalc. The club entertained the husbands' of members. Out of town guests were Miss Mildred Hart of Appomattox, Va, Miss Mattie Hart of Hopewcll, Va, Miss Ruth Hart ot Youngstown, Ohio, Miss Hazel Green of Winchester, Va , Miss Jane Shaw of Morgantown, W Va, Clifford McPherson and George Walker of Monongahela City, Jack West of Dunbar, Jack Williams ot Yiungs- town, Ohio, Charles Hart ot Uniontown and Raymond Keith of Connellsville The evening was spent In playing games Prizes were awarded to Mrs Lorain Taylor, Frank Robinson and Mrs Ruth Hart The club members nlso honored Miss Madeline Flint with a birthday handkerchief shower The regular meeting will be held January 14 at the home of Mrs Mary L Washington in Swaugertown road The committee in charge of the New Year party was Miss Mabel Robinson, Miss Madeline Flint and Mrs Eva Mortgomery. Mrs. Mary Blouch Dies. SOMERSET, Jan 4--Mrs. Mary Miller Blugh, 83, widow of Peter BloXigh, died Thursday at the Church of the Brethren Home at Scalp Level She was a native of Davidsville and resided for some time at Johnstown Charlerol Man Dies. SOMERSET, Jan 4--Delbert Randolph, SB, of Charlerol, died Wednesday night in Somerset county Home and Hospital where he had been a patient since March SAVE MONEY Men's Suits and Topcoats 59c ON DRY CLEANING Ladies' Dresses and Coats (plain) 59c «OS So. Pfttshnrgb Street Opp. Carnegie Library MOTHERS-One tchool child in every five his defective vitlon. An L E.S. approved study Ump help* to guard year chltd't eyesight. LOOK for the 1.E.S.WS --ic Jusurcs you- thai you're getting a lamp that if built to "Better L'tJit --Bolter Sight" spend GIVE YOUR THIS S I G H T - S A V I N G LIGHT GIVE that school child of yours an I.E.S. approved study lamp and watch him go about his homework with greatest enthusiasm! The abundant light will be easy on the eyes-there are no annoying shadows and harmful glare. Even fine print becomes easy to read, lessons are more interesting, learning is speeded up. See the I. E. S. approved lamps at the dealers' stores. They are inexpensive. ·I. E. S.--Abbreviation for illuminating Engineering Society, tho non-profit organization that developed thli lamp to provide tatter light for better ilfht.

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