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PAGE TEN. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE, PA. TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 1938. Dunbar Firemen Seat O f f i c e r s ; Hold Banquet DUNBAR, Jan. 4.--The annual supper and installation of ofllcers of the volunteer fire department was an event ft Thursday evening, with members of the council as 'honor guests. Following the installation a delicious roast beef.supper was enjoyed. ..Short talks were given. Officers installed wore: President, Robert F. Crowe; vice- president, Clarence Jones; recording secretary, Huntly Gross; treasurer, Jacob Wilhclm; recording secretary, Paul E. Wilhclm; chief, Harry E. Stroud; assistant chief, Ross D. May; first captain, Kuntley Gross; second captain, George Trimbath; first leiu- tcnant, Ray Moors;. second lieutenant, Wilbur Rodkcy; chief of flrc police, Robrt F. Crow. . . " ' . . On the advisory board are: Robert F. Crowe, Harry K. Stroud, Ross D. May, Harry T. -Ellcnbprfier," Jacob Wilhelm, Huntloy Cross, Ray Moore, Charles McGivcrn. Â· Â·-".- Rclef Assocaton officers .ire: President, Robert F. Crowe; vice- president, Clarence Jones; financial secretary, Huntley Cross; recording secretary, Paul E. Wilhelm; trcas- .urer, Jacob Wilhelm; chief, Harry E. Stroud; assistant chief, Ross D. May. New- Ycar_J;'xcrciscs. - 'Â·'--' The nnnuali-Ncw--Year Eve cxer^ cises conducted in ihe Methodist Protestant Church were enjoyed. by all who attended. The- nociul hour which preceded the devotionais look place in the basement under the auspices of the'Christian Endeavor Society. The dcvotionais included. special muical and vocal numbers and a ser.- mon by .Rev. W. S.. Hamilton; As midnight approached the. tolling of the church bell bade farewell .to the old year. A few moments later Joyous peals ushered Uie.lnfant J33S In. Gives Party. For Pupils: .".' The pupils of Mrs.W. H...Wlll!ams, piano teacher, enjoyed a pleasanl afternoon at the v home of their teacher when she entertained in their honor on Wednesday. Games and the rendition of musical, numbers wore the diversions. Refreshments were served. Other Items of Interest. Mrs. Roy DcrryBcrry, who has been ill at her home, is much improved. Mrs. W. H. Williams" r.ttended the music teachers' convention in Pittsburgh last week. Mrs. Williams spent Friday and Saturday there. Dr. and Mrs. Hctrlck of Butler were Sunday fiuests at the home o: the latter's mother, Mrs. Louis Baer. Miss Pearl Darnell spent New Year Eve with friends at Elwcod City. William Martin and James Gilmore spent Friday in Pittsburgh. As President Re-Outlined His Objectives in Message to Congress Contracts Awarded For Sewer Material Contracts for material to be used in constructing the sewer on New- mycr avenue, extend! ,, from Trump Hun] to Vine street, a distance of 1,3421'jet, were awarded - Thursday nigh'U by City Council. Weekly Relief (jlost in County Over $50,000 i'ayette .county's mounting direct relief rolls' were increased by'448 cases during the week ending Satur- Supply Com- ' da S'- December 25, according to fig- rir^Â±fHisr^^!siÂ«^^~-^^ cement, Edward Higbce brick, son-McCairns I castings and O. C. Cluss sand and stone. Approximately $11,000 will be expended in building the sewer which is expcted to clear up the sewer difficulties in that section of the city every time there is a navy rainfall. The sewer pipe will be 42 inches in diameter, six inches larger than any ' previously laid. Â·President. Kooscvclt Addressing Session of House and Senate in Washington. Re-outlining the objectives of the New Deal and giving a candid appraisal of conditions both at home and abroad, President Roosevelt Is pictured giving his annual address before a joint session of Senate and House as regular session of Congress opened.--Central Press. Ministers Suggest Meditation Readings : for Shut-In Members Counfians Sentenced For Greene Robbery .WAYNESBURG,- Jan. 4.--James Bane, 20, former Waynesburger, and Emery McDonald, 18, of Uniontown, where Bane had also been living, pleaded guilty in court Thursday to robbery of the R. H. Morcdock service station, near. Dry Tavern, last November 28. Bane, who has served previous terms in Morganza and another institution, was given from three and one-halt to five years in Western Penitentiary, the court commenting that previous clemency had apparently not been appreciated. Sentence on McDonald was suspended for three years. He must, however, report to the probation officer every month. He told the court that he was unaware that Bane had intended to rob the service station that night nnd that he had never previously been in trouble of any kind. Named Mercantile Appraiser. UNIONTOWN, Jan. 4.--Harry H. Nixon of Uniontown has been appointed- mercantile appraiser for Fayctte county by State Auditor General Warren R. Roberts. In' order that the shut-ins of congregations and to those whose manifold duties of home and life prevent them from attending the services of the Protestant, churches during the Week of. Prayer, the publicity committee of the Ministerial Association offers-n brief meditation for their, prayerful consideration. The theme of the Week of Prayer, as suggested by the Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America, is "Lord. Teach Us to- Pray." 'The suggested topic for consideration at last night's service was "In the Beginning, God." Emphasis was given in the prayers for the "Rediscovery of the Reality of God." The article says: " . "Attention is called by the Committee on Evangelism that we have lost the sense of God's reality. Many Many 'have lost all concern about a Heavenly Father and do not feel His need and presence in their homes and dally walks of life. We have not been availing ourselves of the opportunity of coming to Him in prayer. We arc not sensitive of His divine presence. Rather we have been building barricades between Him and us. The reality of the presence of God is to many neither an external nearness nor even an inward experience. We do not feel j that we are the temple of the living God. In our lives and Jiving we too often rely and trust upon our own intelligence and reasoning. Thus we being all things with ourselves rather than have the beginning and source of .all our doing really begin with God. . Praise and thanksgiving should be mado-at-thVbeginnlng of this New Year for - the eternal and unchangeable greatness- and goodness of God; for the disclosures of His wisdom and.. power in the process of Â·nature and in_ human history; for the full revclation;.of ;His 'reality in_thc personnel 'Kis.. Son,: .Jesus Christ. Petition and 'Intercession should be made for. renewed: faith . and', .reliance upon'." God; a "greater interest and zeal for- the 'revelation 'of His A 12-Year-Old Mother will as found in the Holy Scriptures; a wider distribution of the teaching of God to others; a deeper rcaliza- Bctty Juno Lncer, 12 years old, of Ltnton, Ind., Is shown above with her ten nnd a half pound son. The child la tho center of n mtuntion which puzzles Indiana authorities. ltd father la 13-ycnr-old Tommy Chapman, Â·who is determined to marry Betty, but tho Indiana Inw forbids marringo at their oso. They await n ruling from a Circuit Court judge -who is I ponderlne the unusual cusa. (Control Prea) tion that we live in God's World and that He is ever present and that we can never escape His all seeing eye. "Scripture passages suggested for reading and meditation are Genesis 1, .1:28, 10:17; 32, 22-32; Psalm 53; Psalm 139; Job 42, 1-C; Jolfn 4, 1D-2G; 5, 19-37; Acts 17, 22-31. ."Seek ye my Face, Lord, Thy Face will I seek." - - Firo Loses Down, NEW YORK, Jan. 4.-- Fire losses throughout the country for the first JO months of 1937 were estimated to be $230,700,000, a drop of about five per cent of $10,300,000 over the corresponding 1936 period. SCOTT'S SCRAP BOOK By R.J.SCOTT IN SOME REGIONS OF CHINK TEA J-EA.VE/5 ARE. BR.OK.EH UP v/A$ REMOVED FROM A. Sayings Deposits Increased in Year NEW YORK, Jan. 4.--Savings de posits in banks and trust companic throughout the United States in creased $1,035,863,000 or 4.4 per cen during tlie year ended last June 30 according to a survey just compile by W. Espoy Albig, secretary of th savings division of the Americar Bankers Association. The June 30 total was $24,499, 488,000 which was $3,373,914,000 be low the low of 1S33. Church Capaciiy Taxed at Service For Clarence Piern Many friends and relative:! from istant cities attended thc funeral ervice for Clarence D. Piern, who died Christmas day at thc Conneils- /illc State Hospital. Thc funeral was one of the largest ever conducted in this city. One oom was banked solidly with floral ributcs and there was a continuous arocession of friends to the home. St. lita Church was filled to capacity. Solemn requiem high mass was celebrated with the church pastor, lev. Henry Do Vivo as celebrant, Rev. W. Wisnicwski, pastor of Holy Trinity Church, deacon. Rev. Stan- sluus Maranek, pastor of St. John's Church, sub-deacon, and Rev. Andrew Di Snnto, pastor of St. Bcrna- dine Church of Mount Pleasant, celebrant. Honorary pallbearers were A. T. Â·lulli. Carmen DePlcrno, Silvio Pierre, Angelo Cavnlcantc, Carl and Anthony Souzone, A. DePolo, C. Car- rctti, U. Allcssaudrino, D. Varnani, ?. Emanuel, Maxwell Lizza. -Alphonse Basilonc, D. Vona, Nick Pullia, Frank Mnttrcss. B. M. Comforti, SalvatDre Mnrcondi, Joseph Cordnro, Frank Candiiore. C. Prudent!, Alphonse Conli, Andy Durso, A. Napolilla, and Stephen and A. F. Mongello. Active pallbearers, all cousins of the deceased, were Carmen Imparata, New York City; Salvatore Natalc, New Salem; Philip Pope, Luigi Trzino, Ralph and Giriaco Passaro, Amato, Ralph, Vincent and Vito Deiiigatti, all of this city. At the grave in St. Rita Cemetery, Sons of Itnly, 545, Santo Amato nnd thc Columbus Italian Fraternal Society conducted services. MEYERSDALE, Jan. 4--John Hocking and his sister, Miss Lulu Hocking have gone to Houston, Tex., where they will visit their brother- in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Scibert, for several months. Misses Margaret and Onnic Ryan of Pittsburgh are visiting with their cousins, Misses Mae and Margaret Lief. They spent New Year Day with relatives in Frostburg. Mrs. Eugene Naugle has returned from a week's visit with relatives in Washington. Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Weaver, former residents of Meyersdale, but now of Greensburg, were visiting friends hove, during the week. Mrs. Fannie Reich, who spent the holidays vith relatives in Washington, has iclurncd home. James Wilson is visiting his sister, Mrs. Bert Wclmiller In Pittsburgh over thc week-end. ,, Misses Mary and- Catherine Weld returned Saturday from a week's visit with their grandmother, Mrs. Margaret Weld, in Washington. Mrs. Minnie Hartllne and son, Dick, returned today from Pittsburgh, where they visited relatives during the holidays. Mrs. Loo Dcrry and daughter, Mrs. Rodgcrs Boldcn, .visited in Cumberland last Saturday. Miss Florence Jenkins, who spenl the holidays here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Jenkins, returnee to Washington, today, where she Is employed. Miss Nell Imler returned to Sc- wickley where she is teaching school after enjoying the holidays at tho home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs B. M. Imler. Harrisburg. A total of 711 cases were opened and 263 closed while new applications were filed by G23 cases. Of those opened, 637 lost private employment, 35 were dropped by the WPA and 39 for other reasons while of those taken off relief 206 were given work by private industry, 28 i added to the WPA and 29 for other reasons. On thc rolls were 6,349 cases representing 24,714 persons and expenditures amounted to $50,765.50. In tho wake of the heavy volume of applications received during preceding weeks, thc State rolls registered a further sharp increase during the week ending December 25. ndustrial unemployment, in excess f usual seasonal trends, continued s thc dominant factor in the net rise, hich totaled 8,800 cases (35,398 pcr- ons) between December 20 and 25. The number of cases on Christmas Day was 173.J12 (556,971 persons). Thc week's increase in relief load vas the net outcome of opening 1,884 cases (40,716 persons) and losing 3,084 cases (11,318 persons). Among Â· the additions to the rolls vere 7,777 persons in 2,477 cases vhlch had never previously received elicf. Â· Thc 12,677 applications filed dur- ng the week represented a decrease, of 2,404 from the 15,081 reported the week ending December 18. Expenditures for direct relief otaled $1,337,882--an increase of $83,817 from the previous week. The average weekly grant per recipient remained at $2.40. History Club to Give Program. ALVERTON, Jan. 4.--East Huntingdon Township High School's History Club will present a musical anc literary program at a meeting of the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania tonight at thc society' headquarters at 4339 Bigelow boule vard in Pittsburgh. Negress Held Without . Bond on Murder Charge to Tho Courier. UNIONTOWN, Jan. 4.-- Charged with murder, Margaret Leftwich, 26, Negro of Brownsville, was held Tuesday night without bond to await ~,(. action of the March grai:d jury in connection with the death ol James Pugh, who stepped in front of the intended victim -- the woman's husband--in time to receive the fatal charge from a rifle. Pugh was described as the "innocent bystander" rifle victim. He, the husband and Dexter Mitch'ell, another family friend, were examining a stab wound that Mrs. Leftwich had inflicted on her husband with an ice pick that the weapon was fired through a door, the shot striking Pugh. November Steel Works Employment Over 19361 NEW YORK, Jan. 4.--Workers employed in the steel industry in November totalled 551,000 against 580,000 in October and 520,000 in 529,000 in November, 1936, the American Iron and Steel Institute announced. _ FIFTEEN MEN COMPOSED A, Nemesis of Disease Germs! 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