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January 14, 1939

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PAGE TWO. THE DAfLY COURIER, CONNELLSVJLLE. PA. ' SATURDAY,' JANUARY 14, 1939. By LYNNE B. .KINCELI/ · Mrs. Arthur Beaver Gives Splendid Talk Before Legion Unit Addressing the American Legion Auxiliary at a covered-dish dinner Thursday night, Department Membership Chairman Mrs. Arthur Beaver o£ Dravosburg, stressed .the importance of membership, which she said is the background of the auxiliary und unless there is a good membership the organization will be unable (,0 carry on its work which is increasing every year. She spoke of virtually every pliase of the work of the auxiliary, including Americanization, medal awards, fidac, national defense and legislation. Mrs. Beaver is a splendid speaker and her informative talk was thoroughly cn- . joyed by her listeners 'Dinner was 'served at 6:30 o'clock ot the social room . ot the Legion Home and was presided over by the president, Mrs. Miller \V. Cowan, who ' presented Mrs. Beaver" and Mrs Mason of Pittsburgh, department chairman for the Veterans Hospital at ' Aspinwall. Mrs. Mason told of-the work the different auxiliaries arc doing for the veterans in Governmun' hospitals, as well as those confined to private hospitals. Fifty women attended the dinner among them being. Mrs. Blanche Dowling of North Cottage avenue, a Gold Star mother, who was . intro- .duccd .by Mrs. .Cowan.. The .tables ·were adorned with red, white and blue candles in crystal holders. . "America" was sung in unison with Mrs. Efflc Snair playing thi piano accompaniment. Mrs. Lott!' Mitchell asked the blessing and nlso gave the closing invocation. The dinner was perfect In all its appointments and was given by thi losing team in the recent membership contest. Mrs. J. R. Laughlln captain,, was general chairman. aides were Mrs. Douglass, Mrs. L. S Robbins. Mrs. L. W. Carpenter, Mrs Miles Benl, Mrs. Florence Ruthcr ford and Mrs. John W. Kincaid.' At the close of the program Mrs Robbins, in behalf of the committee presented Mrs. Beaver with a beau tlful cake. ' E. M. S. Class Fetes Mrs. Ernest Heffle' vlary -G.-Venersky Is. Engaged-to Marry Gerald Shomer Feb. 4 NEWS OF DAY AT SCOTTDALE BRIEFLY TOLD Miss "June Crousc gave a 6 o'clock inner Friday evening at her home, 13 East Green street, to announce he engagement ol Miss Mary'Cath- rine Vcnersky, daughter of Mr. and ilrs. Walter "Vcnersky of Pittsburgh, 0 Gerald Shomor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shomer of Grandview venue. "Places were laid for mcm- ers of the immediate families. Miss 'enersky ' has chosen Saturday, February 4, ns the date for her mar- iuge. The ceremony will bo solemn- zed at 8 o'clock In the morning at he Immaculate Conception Church 1 this city. The bride-elect resided in Con- nellsvllle until the family moved to 'ittsburgh" (wo · years ngo rind -was ormerly employed at Lieb's radio .tore. She and - h e r fiance were graduated from the Connellevillo Sigh School with the Class of 1036. tfr. Shomer Is engaged in the cool jusiness. · Hospital Auxiliary ···· Will Meet Tuesday "The Women's Auxiliary to the Conncllsvillc State Hospital will meet at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the Hospital. 'It is the monthly meeting and the attendance of vice-presidents, elected in November, is especially desired. C. CLASS MEETS WITH MRS. D. L. CRITCHFIELD The Stella Cunningham Class of the Methodist Protestant Church met Friday night at the homo of Mrs. D. L. Critchfleld, 205 East Crawford avenue. Seventeen members and two osts .were present.: .A devotional period,. in charg of . Miss:: Caroline Shaw, opened, the meeting. "The president, . Miss Anna Margaret Smith, then tqok charga.and business SCOTTDALE, Jan. 14--A congregational meeting was hold Friday evening at the Methodist Episcopal Church under the auspices of the Ladies' Aid Society, with Mrs. George H. Ldckard, president o£ the society, in charge. A program was presented. It was: Hymn, by the congregation; prayer, Rev. J. E. Lutz; vocal trio, Mrs. George Hodges, Mrs. V. E. Decker and Mrs. Jnmes Blackburn; soprano solo, Mrs. J. Frank Kenney; piano solo, "Indian Love Call," Lou Shupc: vocal trio, "Largo," 7«Ilssts Charlotte Dlven, Nina Rider and Ruth Sherman; organ solo, Barbara Hodges; duct, Mrs. Hodges and Mrs. Decker; vocal solo, Mrs. Kcnncy; selection, "The Lost Chord," by Misses Dlven, Rider and Sherman; selection, trio, "My Days Have Been Wondrous Free," Mrs. Hodges, Decker and Blackburn. There was also instrumental music. At the close of the program there was a social hour, with refreshments, Leader School Ready. The community school lor leadership training met at the Methodlsi Episcopal Church, with registration the assignment of lessons and distribution of books. Persons who did not register Friday night nnd who wish to join the class may do so at 7 o'clock Monday evening previous to the opening of the school. R?v. Norman W. Shollenbergcr pasiur of Trinity Evangelical an Reformed Church, will be dean. Tho following courses ore being offered: "The Prophets and Theii Messages," by Rev. J. E. Lutz; "Guld ing Youth Groups," Hnrvey Daugh crty; "The Child's. Approach to Re ligion," Miss Ethel Loucks; "How tc Administer the Sunday School," by Rev. M. M. Snyder. Babe Horn to Hartmans. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs Jeff Hartmnn of Mulberry street a 7 o'clock Thursday evening at Fricl Memorial Hospital at Mount Pleasan' Men's Day Programs. Men's dny will be observed at th First United Brethren Church at bot the morning 'and evening servlc Sundoy. The morning service wl be held at 0:30 o'clock, with Rev A; R. Mansbcrscr ns the speaker special music by the choir and a sc lection .by the Men's Bible Class o A surprise miscellaneous shower 1 honor of the birthday anniversary o Mrs. Ernest Hefflcy, teacher of th E. M. S. Class of the Methodls Protestant Church, was given by th class at its monthly meeting, he! Friday night at the church. Seven teen members and guests were prcs ent. A birthday cake, iced in white and attractively decorated with small green candles, was bnked by Mrs. Robert Whittaker and presented to Mrs, IVe/Tlcy. Members then presented the honorec with lovely gifts. Miss Norma Jean Whittaker, president of the class, hart charge of the meeting. Hymns, "I Would Be Like Jesus" and "I Have Heaven Here,", were sung, after which the Ten Commandments were repeated by the class. Business of a routine nature was transacted. Birthdays of five of the members, Miss Betty Dove, Miss Florence James, Miss Mabel Burkcy, Miss Frances Jobes and Miss Lomn Gangawere, were observed. Each was showered with beautiful handkerchiefs. A social hour followed. Delicious refreshments were served by a committee consisting of Miss Dcane Kershey, Miss Mabel Burkey, Miss Betty Jane Madden and Miss Jean Kerfoot. ' . Guests present were. Miss Mary Elizabeth Whittaker, Miss Mary. Margaret 'Stroup and Miss Helen Ro.we. The next meeting, to.be held Friday evening, February 10, at the church, will be In the form of a Valentine party. . : WILHEL5IINA CLUB ARRANGES . COVERED-DISH DINNER Plans for a covered-dish dinner at the home of Mrs. Peter Ranker on January 2G were discussed at "the regular meeting of the Wilhelmina Club at the home of Mrs. Charles Schrock at 208 Snyder street Thursday afternoon. Eleven member were present. The business session was in charge of the. president, Mrs. Earl Sharp. The special prize was awarded to Mrss. Ida Stcincr. Lunch was served by Mrs. Schrock, assisted by her daughter, Miss Cpnl, and Mrs. Harry Rider. The next meeting will be held January 26 at the home of Mrs. Ranker, 278 East Fairview avenue. was discussed. A pleasant social hour, followed during.which time rainbow "sisters" were revealed and new ones chosen for the. coming -year. - A delicious lunch, was served by the hostess and Mrs. Frank .Boyd... The clast will meet in February at the home of Mrs. George Henry. . LADIES' AID SOCIETY .OF JONES MILLS MEETS Thirteen members attended a meeting of the Ladies' 'Aid Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Jones Mills at which Mrs. Samuel Matthews was hostess. Considerable business was transacted, after which tho following program was presented: Hymn, "What n Friend Wo Have In Jesus"; devotional exercises, Bev. Wallls; hymn, "He Hideth My Soul"; reading, "A New Year Resolution," Mrs. Reba Roadman; readings for the month of January, by the group; plnno solo, Mrs. Margaret Ringlcr; rible chapter study, Mrs. John Logan. A social hour was enjoyed. 80 and Still a Crusader the Sunday school. A brotherhood program will presented at the evening service b laymen of the church. The commit tee arranging the program is mod up of T. N. Brownfleld, chairman L. S. Shirey and F. E. Eichcr. The Men's nnd Boy's classes ar making preparation to greet visitor and members of the congregation. To Elect Officers. New officers for the year will be i elected by the executlvo committee \ of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church following the evening church service Sunday, Tri-Ill-Y News. The Beta Trl-Hi-Y held a bu.ilneis meeting Thursday evening at the Y. M. C. A. At the close of the meeting refreshments were served, with Hazel Anderson nnd Edith Clarkson in charge of refreshments. Guest Speaker. Rev. C. F. Wisler of Jcannctte will preach ot 10:45 o'clock Sunday morning at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Communion will be served. LAUREL HILL Y. T. C. WILL MEET TUESDAY The Youth's Temperance Council of Laurel Hill will meet Tuesday light at West Pcnn Model Home. The .ime is 8 o'clock. '·" '·-·""· Betty Jordan-'Fcted. A party in honor of the eleventh jirthday of Betty Jordan was held Thursday,'January 12. Ten-guests vcre present. The table was graced with a brthday cake, baked by Mrs. Lena Flano, who also served lunch. lames were enjoyed throughout the evening. ' Betty received many bcau- .iful'.gifts. ' COMMITTEE FOR SODALITY VALENTINE TARTY MEETS Committee members of the Sodality of St. John's Church, West Side, held a special meeting Tuesday evening at the home of Miss. Margaret Herchko at Trotter. Plans were made for a valentine party to be held in the near future. After the meeting a delicious lunch was served by the hostess. Dancing was the main di- verson of the evening. Among those present were Mis; Margaret Herchko, Misses Margaret and Helen Fronek, Miss Veronica Bczilln. Miss Rcgina Voznr, Miss Joan Lltnvcc and Miss Helen Toth. Will Meet Monday. Friendship Temple No. 25, Pythinn Sisters, will meet at 7:30 o'clock Monday night at Elks Hall. Coiiiiellsvillc Uleili School BAND CONCERT Wednesday, Jan. 25th AT HIGH SCHOOL Admission 25c Licensed at Grcensbure. Victor Kern arid Mary L. Bianchi o£ Scottdalc, David C. Baughman of Tiohesta "and Edith Hchsel.of. Mill Sun, and Lloyd L. Evans of Boston, Pa., nnd Leona C.'Leasher of Everson were granted marriage licenses at : recnsburg. Conlracl Mailman Ordered Held for Robbing Pouches PITTSBURGH, Jan. 14.--Andrew Odel Napper, 43, Negro of Pittsburgh, contract mall carrier on the Pittsburgh-Brownsville "star" route, today was held for action of the Federal grand jury on charges of rifling a registered moil pouch of approximately $5,000- In cash and securities. Postal inspectors recovered $3,603 of the cash but the securities were not found. Napper, according to Government agents, at first claimed he was held up on January 0 near Elizabeth and forced to hand over the mail sack containing 25 regi'stcred letters. Later, they said, he admitted breaking open the sack with a razor and taking the contents. Bifuminoiis Mine' Examining Board In Westmoreland The Bituminous Miners Examining Board of which Earl Miller of Indian Head Is chairman will appear In Westmoreland county next week, Secretary Paul Vucish of New Alexandria announced today. ; The .schedule of tests follows: . Monday, Export, municipal building. ; ^ . Tuesday, Slickvllle, company office. Wednesday', Salina, T. T. L. V. Hall. .".-· . . . . ' . · Thursday, Vandcrgrift, municipal building. Sessions are scheduled for 9 A. M. and 1 P. M. ."" HAPPENINGS IN J A N D A B O U T MT. PLEASANT Flsltinr Licenses on Hand. UNIONTOWN, ,.Jan. 14.--Count}; Treasurer H. D. Minerd has rccelvcc larrjc sup-ly of 1939 fishing licenses Afferent On her SOth birthday, Carrie Chapman Catt, famed lecturer and feminist, receives a present from 5-year-old Jeanne Adole Mochl, In her New 'Rocholle, N. Y.. home. After more than half a century of crusading, Mrs. Catt in still fighting, but now for pence, convinced there Is no winner in war. (Central Press) BARCLAY ON BRIDGE B y S h e p a r d B a r c l a y "The Authority an Authorities" TOO MUCH AT STAKE PliAYINO for a two-tnek net, at the rl»k ot posatbly not setting the contract at all, can not be clawed aa sound rubber bridge. There are tunca when the holder of an ace- queen nhould lay down that ace, even though he la iure that his ten- aco aita Immediately ov :r the guarded king. Among thcae occasions arc those on which ho can aeo a likelihood of the declarer discarding hia losers of Uiat suit on ael.-up caria of another suit. · A 10 6 S J V 10 8 · K J 7 2 *10 A A J5 V J 7 6 S 2 . * 8 6 * J 8 7 (Dealer: South. North-South vulnerable.) South opened the bidding hen with l-Hcart. W«t overcallcd with 2-Cluba, and after two panes South bid 2-Spadcj, a powerful revene. Remembering this, North felt strong enough to double when West then bid three diamonds. South's takeout to S-No trump, because the aide would prefer a vulnerable gome to a not-vulncrablo act, made Weat mm that South bad tho guarded club K. North shifted this to 4- Spades, which East doubled. Feeling that East's doublo probably showed the spade A to atop a trump run, West led hlB singleton heart. It drew the 10, J and A. The diamond 3 then brought out the 10 nnd K. A spade was covered wtth the A by East, who led a heart for West to ruff. The diamond A completed West's book, and all ho needed for a set was his club A. But he unsoundly hoped for two club tricks, 00 instead led a diamond. Declarer ruffed, took two rounds of spades, cashed two high hearts, ruffed a good heart In dummy with Its last trump, then took tho last two trickn In diamonds, so that West got no club trick at all. Monday's Problem A 9 S 7 5 2 V K 0 6 4 S 4 None 6 5 A « V 10 7 S 2 * Q 10 7 5 3 2 * A Q A K Q ¥ A Q J 8 * A t jj. K J 10 8 3 (Dealer: South. Neither side vulnerable.) What Is the correct bidding of tola hand? Special to Tho Courier. MOUNT PLEASANT, Jan. 14.--Mr. and Mrs. Harry Foust entertained at their home in South Church street fron 6 until 9 o'clock Friday evening in honor of their son, Jack's, 10th birthday. Bingo and games were played and refreshments served. Many very nice gilts were received. Present were Edward Shaw, William Bowman, Antionettc Noto, Wayne Keefer, Jane Shaffer, Jane Mull, Donald Bowman, Bertha Bandcmer, Gloria Condon, Jean Knstner, Audrey Bruch, Charles Miller, Ralph Bauman, Charlos Nlswonger, James Minerd, Bobby Minerd, Norma Jean Faust, Freda Noto, and Junior Mln- rd. Roads Kept Open. Despite the snow and wind ot Friday, the 13th, roads In and out of Mount Pleasant were kept open dur- ng the day and evening. Crews of he State Department of Highways ashed Main street at Intervals dur- ng the day, and another crew ashed he Scottdalo and Tarr roads. The icavy wind blew down some poles. Covered-Dish Supper. The Ladles'. Bible. Claw of the United Brethren Sunday School held covered-dish dinner In connection with its regular meeting In the social rooms of tho church on Friday evening. . . . Card Club Meets. Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Schindcl entertained the card club of which they art members at their home,In Wesl Main street'Thursday evening. Two tables were In play. Mrs. Fainter Hostess, Mrs. Joseph Painter of East Main street was hostess Friday evening to the Philathea Class of the Methodist Episcopal Sunday School at its regular business and social meeting. Otber News. The Young Ladies' Sodality of St, Bcrnadine's Church held a business meeting Friday evening In the church hall. A special men's day program 'w'il be presented at 7:30 o'clock-Sunday evening at the United Brethren Church. The annual congregational meeting of Trinity Reformed Church wljl b held at 7:30 o'clock Wednesday evening at the church. BECAUSE:-- . Father J o h n ' s Medicine Is not "Just another cold remedy." H not only helps break up colds; but buildc up'tho body. Its h e a l t h Hit, nourishing elements d In maintaining trcngui. visor and Itality. IU use by millions I people during 8* care Is the. strong-' st pos«lilo prool ol aluc. EBV IMPORTANT: Treat* Inilde: No Injurious Business Takes Upward Swing By United Prcts. PITTSBURGH, Jan. H--Business n the- Pittsburgh district swung upward in the first week of January and regained almost all of the losses recorded during the last two sveeks of 1939, the Bureau of Business Research, University of Pittsburgh, reported . The bureau's weekly index, adjusted for seasonal change, advanced to 86.0 per cent of the 1923-25 average from the 84.4 per cent mnrk ot which it was left at the end of the year. In line with the past, erratic changes were shown during the first week of the New Year, however. The spreading rate ol the steel increased sharply, and as a result the adjusted volume of production reflected a substantial increase although coal and electric power production failed to make their usual seasonal gain. Originating freight s h i p m e n t s mounted appreciably, but the volume of trndo decreased due, principally, to a slump in new motor car registrations and a slight decline in department store sales. WOMEN ADVISED TO POWDER EARS By United Prcts. HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 14.--A screen cosmetician advised women to powder their ears if they wear their hair up. "Ears should be given the same care as the face," said Jack Dawn. And, he added, ear lobes should have "a faint touch of· rouge." Mrs. Elvcrda Summcy Dead. Mrs. Elverda Summey, 65 years old, former resident of Farmlngton died Wednesday at her home at Denver, Colo., where she had resided since leaving Fnrmington some 30 years ago. Her husband died abou three years ago. W Day sat Factory Prices To You! 30,000 Rolls High Grade WALL PAPERS Receiver Granted Permission to Sell City Properties By United Frew. PITTSBURGH, Jan. 14.--GeorE H. Smith, receiver of 'the Citizens National Bank of Connellsvllle, Pa was authorized to sell two properties owned by the bank In on order Issued by Federal Judge F. P. Schoonmaker today. . . The order-authorized sale ot a lot at 125 Snyder street, Connellsvllle to Ella Baer for $1,910. Of the purchase price, approximately.$800 was to be cosh and the balance to be assumed as a mortgage Sale of property at 230-232 South Prospect street, Connellsvllle, to -Mrs. Nanna R. Recce for $4,000-also was authorized. Sacrificed to make..room for new wall papers. : In-:" eluded are suntested and- washable patterns. " ONE COAT ENAMEL .69c $1.19 Quart . Ilegnlarly SOc ,, % Gallon ' Resnlnrly 81.50 Gallon Jlcgulnrly $2.55 $1.89 West Virginia Champion. CHARLESTOWN, W.-Va., Jan.-14. --A certified "kill" of 497 animals, Including cats, in 1938 won the state conservation commission's predatory vermin contest for John A. Hornya, Jr., of Farmlngton, who batted seven gray foxes, 497 hunting house cats, 41 weasels, 71 hawks, 116 water dogs, 72 copperhead .snakes, 712 water snakes, 225 crows, 110 turtles and 43 "common" rats. SAVE ON-ROOFING PAPER"ROOF CEMENT ROOF PAINT ::;· Buy. a New NOW! Allowance for.your old washer regardless of- condition. .. . ML Bernardo"..'.. .. 5 10c Wall Paper Paint Co. PHONE 968. 109-13. W. Apple Street, ConnclIivlUe, Pa. NOTICE TO WATER CONSUMERS: Water will be o« Sunday, January 15tli, at 10 A. M. for approximately..six hours, affecting .consumers i'u and in .vicinity of Wheeler, Leisenring No. 1. Leisenring No. 2, Leisenring No. 3, Juniata; flitner, .Trotter, Brookvale, Adelaide,- Broad Ford, and on the Narrows. Trotter Water Company OilBVfi* 1 ROT I nMif*I?n SUITS LAST LONGER and look better when cleaned the Goodwin way! You don't need new clothes to present a smart appearance! You can achieve the same result by patronizing Goodwin Cleaners. Your suit becomes a new suit with every cleaning-color and fabric restored to' their original freshness! Phone CLEA2VKKS and DYERS ConncIIsville, Pn. To Whom. It May Concern: I wish to clarify many untrue statements concerning my actions and the resigning of Charles A. McCormick, who had been in my employment. Mr. McCormick gave me the agreed two weeks' notice that he was leaving my employment, and stated that he was going in business for himself. There had not been any unpleasant feeling, nor any .unkind words spoken. I had no idea of Mr. McCormick leaving my employment,, nor having some one take his place, (As Has been told). Mr. McCormick states in his advertisement that his ambition to go in business for him self, is his own admission for leaving me. Any other statements are untrue and unwarranted. I am expecting to carry on my business in the same dignified manner as I have in the past, and trust that the same confidence that has . been placed in me by the many families I have had the honor to serve in the past will not be lessened in the future. I trust I have clarified the untrue statements made about Mr. McCormick leaving my employment and his going in business for himself. ·: CHAS.C.MITCHELL : : Funeral Service \

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