The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on January 5, 1938 · Page 6
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January 5, 1938

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 6

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PAGE SIX. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVIIXE. PA. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5/193S. YEAR'S FIRE LOSS IN CITY TAKES JUMP Largest S i n c e 1926, When B. O. Roundhouse Burned. BANK BUILDING BLAZE COSTLY Confluence CONFLUENCE, Jan. 5. -- Mrs.. moml McDonald of Conncllsville \vcrc Sundtiy visitors with Mr. and Mrs. John Davis. Miss Julia Fruzce has returned visited Mrs. Burnsworth's brother-1 ccnlly visited at the home of Mrs. | in-law'and sister, Mr. ;md Mrs. H. Murray's parents, Mr. and Mrs.' L. Wright in Grecnsburs Sunday. John Davis i, as returned from sev- · from ., sovcra| , vjsit w , lh , lel ., era! days spent in Connellsville | brothc ,,.. in . Iaw imd slsU , r , Mr. and followinfi the death and funeral oI| M r s John H() ,,| iins ., t Co .,, Ccnlcl .. Mrs. Charles McDonald. | shc .,, so visltcd , ricn(t; . in W nshins- Scott Smith and Miss Agnes Star- | t on , Ia. l;a motored to Altoona Sunday and! John AuHustine and Thomas JcC- werc accompanied, on return, by , f r i es ot Addison were business vis- Miss Frances Shipman, a teacher in j jt ors ) 1(;re Monday. !hc Borough schools, wbo'h.td spent! Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Bricss, Misses Christmas vacation at her home in I Agnes Stiirka and Frances Siiipmun ShicksburR. ' an d Scott Smith visited tlic former's Mrs. Kusscll Thomas of Markleys- I son-in-law and daughter, Dr. and burg spent several days here with [ Mrs. L, Ambrose at Osceola on Sun- her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. day. Frazcc. Charles McDanald and Mrs. Ray- ConnelJsvillc's fire loss for 1937 was $27,450, the greatest since the year of 1926 when the Baltimore Ohio Railroad roundhouse was destroyed with hundreds of thousands of dollars loss, the report, of Chief William E. DeBolt, made public by Councilman Paul H. Bcighlcy, superintendent of the Department of Public Safety, before the "old" Council adjourned sine die Monday morning, revealed. · · In 1936 the fire damage amounted: to $11,885 which compares, with but S3.130 for 1935. Excepting for the enormous damage caused by fire in tho First National Bank Building in West Craw- lord avenue last January, the amount would have reached a new low." Flames broke out in tho elevator ·shall and the resultant heat set off the automatic sprinkler system. Most o£ the loss that followed was caused by the water that poured out hi the various offices in the structure. The fire loss for January alone was $25,010 which means that for the remainder of the year the damage amounted to but $2,440. The property damaged carried insurance in the amount ol $280,500. The city firemen answered 75 alarms, nine chimney fires, 14 auto · flres, flve grass ftres, one electrical fire and 11 out-of-town calls. The firemen used 335 gallons of .gasoline and nin gallons of oil. Fire Chief DeBolt made 340 inspections. The report by months follows: ·'·; · January--Six fires, two false alarm, two chimney fires, one auto' fire, one electrical fire, one out-of- town call, nine gallons o£ chemicals, 350 feet of hose' used, $25,010 loss, $186,000 insurance. February--Two fires, ono false alarm, one. chimney flri, two auto fires, 300 feet of hose used, $20 loss, $3,000 insurance. March--Three fires, one false alarm two chimney fires, one auto fire, two grass fires, one out-of-town call, 83 gallons of chemicals, 500 feet of hose used, $1,000 loss, $40,000 Insurance. April--One fire, one chimney fire, two auto fires, two grass fires, three gallons chemicals, 1,000 feet of hose used, $20 loss, $4,000 insurance. May--One fire, one auto fire, no loss. June--Four fires, three auto \fircs, · six gallons of chemicals, 1,000 feet of hose used, $430 loss, $4,000 insurance. July--No calls. August--One fire, one out-of-town call, 600 feet of hose, $300 loss, $500 insurance. September--Two flres, one chimney fire, one out-of-town call, six gallons of chemicals, 250 feet of hose used, $20 loss, $3,000 insurance. October--Two flres, 350 feet of hose used, $600 loss, $3,000 Insurance. November--One chimney fire, two auto fires, four out-of-town calls, 65 gallons ot chemicals. December--Seven fires, two false alarms, one chimney fire, two auto fires, one grass fire, two out-of-town . calls, nine gallons of chemicals, 300 feet of hose used, $60 damage, $34,000 insurance. Total--Twenty-nine fires, six false alarms, nine chimney flres, 14 auto fires, five grass fires, one electrical fire, 11 out-of-town calls, 181 gallons of chemicals used, 4,750 feet of hose laid, $27,450 loss, $230,500 Insurance. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Burnsworth and daughters. Ruth and Louise, Everson Frank Brodigan of Brown street. Mrs. Krcuinnn H;rshin*m was a recent business visitor to Pittsburgh. Mrs. Cash Hixson of Vnndergrift bad recently visited relatives here. Ohiopylc EVKRSON, Jan. 5.--Willinn Lane of Dundark, Md., is visiting his uncle and aunt, Bernard and Margaret I O'Toole of South Everson. More Tower Over Banks. HARRISBURG, Jan. 5.--Expansion of the powers of the State Bank- Mr, and Mrs. Frank Moore find I i»e Board to maintain close super- dauRhtcr, Miss Lorraine, of Connclls- i vision over the "creation and spread- vllle were recent visitors at the home i I"K °t holding companies" which of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Moore o f ; control lending policies of banks in Graft street I Pennsylvania" was recommended by Mrs. John C. Stoncr wns a recent i Retiring Banking Secretary Luther visitor among relatives at Tarr. I A. Harr. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Murray and daughters of Conncllsvlllo were re- Patronize those who advertise. OHIOPYLE, Jan. 5--Rev. and Mrs. Athey came from Kentucky Sunday to attend the opening of the new church built at Meadow. Rev. Athcy was the principal speaker. Funeral service for George Daniels, who died at his home at Maple Summit on Saturday after an illness of pneumonia, was held at the family home Tuesday afternoon with Rev. F. S. Wortmnn officiating. Interment wns in Maple Summit Cemetery. Mrs. Sa-lic Moore left Saturday morning for Ada, Ohio, where shc will visit with relatives. Mrs. Mamie Dccler and two'chil- dren returned to their home -at Mather after attending; tho .funeral ot the former's in6ther, Mrs. George Shipley, on i Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Frank Bailey is ill at her home in Grant street. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Cox and family of Mather, spent the' weekend with Mr. Cox's mother, Mrs. Clara Cox, in Commercial street. Mr. and Mrs. Bceson Joseph of Dawson attended the funeral- of Mr. Joseph's sister, Mrs. George Shipley, Sunday. Greene County Coroner 27. WAYNESBURG, Jan. 5.--Raymond Adamson who became Greene county coroner Monday is but 27 years of age. His father had held the same office from 1914 to 1918. Carr Smokes CLzarcU. UNIONTOWN, Jan. 5--Judge W. Russell Carr who took his position on the common pleas bench Monday admitted to reporters that he is the only active judge on the bench who uses cigar,cts. Judge R. S. Matthews doesn't smol:e. Named Kins of Liars. CHICAGO,^ Jan. 5.--John P. Zclenak, Jr., ot Tacpma,.Wash., was crowned king of ' the Burlington (Wis.) Liars Club with this tale: "My - wife is so lazy she feeds the chickens popcorn so" that when she fries . the-eggs they turn over by themselves." .Roosevelt Son Named Elliott Bocxerclt . . . radio executive Elliott Rooses-clt, son of the president, becomes president and general manager of the Hearst chain ot radio stations on Jan. I, accord- Ing to announcement of J. V. Connolly, chaicnan of the board ot Hearst Radio, Inc. Young Roosevelt has been vice president and director of tho southwest stations of th« Hearst radio chain. H« now will make his headquarters In N«w York. , Be Early For LADIES' G E N U I N E RINGLESS SILK HOSE *OUK CHOICE ; 22cpr. LADIES' SKIRTS Our Regular $1.95 and $2.50 Sellers XnV--YOUR CHOICE Ladies' Silk Blouses Reg. $1.50 Values Ladies'Fine Silk Slips All sixes. A rcnl dollar Value anywhere. Sale price 49c Others to $1.50 Values __C8e Rollins' Pure Silk Full Fashioned Fine Chiffon and Service Weight SILK HOSE 79cval.55c-$1val.73c Women's Fine Purses look 'Em Oycr! Your Choice 296 One Lot Children's SNO SUITS Sizes 2 to C. A smart outfit for a smart youngster. Values to $3.00-now $1.19 Others -- All "Wool 1'Ialds, sizes 0 to 10; value* to $7.50 --Now $3.95. Our Very Best SNO SUITS SI/es-10 to 1(5. Actually Worth $10, Sale Price $4.95 $5.95 SKI PAIV'XS, sizes nn to 1C, $2.50 values .__ . $1.00 LADIES' 1 - ·"·--· ··-" Twin Sweater Sets In the newest styles and colors-- . · Values to $3.95 now $2.25 SLIP-OVERS .$1.50 Value 68c $2.50 Value $1.45 Nothini ENTIRE STOCK OF LADIES" SPORT and DRESS Plain or Fur Trimmed $26.50 Values-Now $12.95 $19.95Values-Now $ 9.95 $13.95 Values-Now $ 6.95 Ji'ent now 19K8 patterns. Washable materials of the better grades. You will want 2 or 3 at tills very, very special price of SHIRTS and SHORTS Zuc Value 15c each Mohawk Sheets 81x90--$1.50val.S1.00 Mohawk Pillow Cases 42x36--50c val. 28c SMASHING ALL LOW PRICE RECORDS these VALUES TO $4.95 We know you can not buy the equal of these dresses anywhere;. A most Interesting group of odd dresses from our regular stocks to go to the llrst 77 women who come early. The regular price in no way indicates the wonderful dresses awaiting you tomorrow at ,, $5.75 to $6.95 R E S S E NEW PRICE CUTS DAILY As Different Items Are Sold Out Untlroly! Fixtures For Sale! Styles that will win your approval instantly because each dress is in the newest style effect of the season. Every Dress in this group has been selected with taste and care. Dresses of this type at this price arc a. real find. Every Smart buyer will discover in these Dresses a combination of usefulness and smartness. Now priced at only J.75 to $10.75 Why pay more when you can now buy a new froc! as smart as the best a this low price. All Drcssc , in this group arc t r u l j outstanding and surprising values--pretty enough for most any occasion. Super Quality Silks in colors that all women favor In the new 1938 models. Be here bright and early tomorrow morning to get yours at only Out They GO! Sizes 2 to 12 $5.95 values $7.95 values LADIES' CHOICE OF THE STOi'.B $1.95 values LADIES' SILK AND CORDUROY $4.05 values 145 IV. Crawford Connellsvllle. Pa. Across 1'roin Parking r.ot. to H©iatS©sa

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