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January 7, 1938

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 3

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 7,1938. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE. PA. 'PAGE THREE." Commissioners Will Not Support WPA Unless Given Right to Name Employes UNIONTOWN, Jan. 7.--County commissioners will "positively" refuse to appropriate funds for any and all county WPA projects, including the sewing project, unless they are given certain rights--namely, assigning a percentage of deserving persons to the work programs and receiving reports o£ how and where county funds are being spent. This was the statement issued Tuesday by Courtly Commissioner John W. Rankin following receipt of letters from M. Eloise Yorke, supervisor of women's and professional projects of the district WPA organization. One letter referred to a "housekeeper aide" project now being considered and said, in part, "I left a copy of the project and necessary supporting papers for your signatures if it is your desire to cooperate and help avail Fayette county of this most worthwhile project." In a second letter, the supervisor set forth: "Since it is the first of the year and the duties of the poor board have been automatically assumed by your honorable board, we are starting the new year out right by requesting that the Fayette county-wide sewing project be supplied with 100 dozen each of Nos. 50 and 60 white cotton thread. Our present supply furnished by the poor board is practically exhausted and Mr. Mclntyre has informed us that their board can no longer grant our requests for supplies." "We're willing to sponsor projects that benefit the county or the people in it," said Commissioner Rankin, also speaking for his colleagues, Commis- 'sioncrs Arthur Higinbotham and Michael Karolcik. "But, we will do so providing we have some say as to where our COUNTY HAS LOWER AUTO DEATH MARK Boltz' Report Shows 435 Died From Violence In 1937. SEVEN MURDERS ARE RECORDED UNIONTOWN, Jan. 7.--Annual report of Coroner S. A. Baltz reveals 435 deaths in Fayette county during 1937. including seven murders,- 59 automobile tragedies, 17 railroad train and two street car fatalities, 10 drownings and 13 suicides. During December, 35 deaths were recorded among which were five from automobile accidents and one as a result of gunshot wounds to result in a murder charge against a Brownsville woman. During the last year, the coroner's office held 24 autopsies, viewed 358 bodies and held 82 inquests on 89 victims. The annual report shows: Total deaths, 435; white males, 290; while females, 97; colored males, 32; colored females, 16. Deaths from natural causes, 151; unknown causes, no doctor in attendance, 4; stillbirths, 36; premature births, 14; apoplexy, 22; from falls, 18; exposure, 6; infection following fall, 1; while installing furnace, 1 crushed; burns, 11; scalded, 4, mine accidents, 27; coasting, 1; fracture skull, cause undetermined, 1; struck who is employed and money goes. · ____ "We insist upon having our rights I by~raifroad train,":!7;' street 'cars,"^} recognized when it comes to naming au t om obile accidents, 59; alcoholism, of consideration persons deserving for employment. "Last year," he said, "the sewing project cost the county between $5,000 and S6.000 without giving us any rights in naming persons cm- ployed. Things will be different this year. "We insist on a report of how the money is being spent tmd of being allowed to name a certain number of deserving persons to the projects. "Otherwise," was the ultimatum, "there will be no money from the county commissioners," Proposed Bil! Would license labor "Spies" HARRISBURG, Jan. 7.--Legislation "placing private detectives under State license to weed "industrial spies" was considered by State officials for introduction at the next session of the State Legislature. 10; suicides, 13; accidental gunshot, 4; gunshot, homicide, 7; crushed skull, homicide, 2; epidemic meningitis, 2; suffocation, 3; strangulation, 1; fractured skull, struck by children roller skating, 1; accidental poisoning, 2; death on operating table, 1; drowning, 10; heat prostration, 1; struck by falling tree, 1; kicked to death by horse, 1; accidental electrocution, 1. Report for December reveals: Total deaths, 35; white males, 25; white females, 5; colored males, 4 colored females, 1. There were two autopsies held by Coroner S. A. Baltz; 28 bodies viewed and five inquests held on six bodies Deaths from natural causes, 7; unknown causes, 1; stillbirths, 3; premature birth, 1; apoplexy, 4; acute alcoholism, 1; fractured skulls in ac- ecuves unaer cidcnt ai falls, 3; collision with street out so-called j car whiic a ] c driding. 1; burns, 7, 'accidental poisoning by strychnine 1; gunshot wound, homicide, 1 struck by automobiles, 5. You're Telling Me! Private detectives now arc licensed I Records of Corporal H. L. Isban, of by the county courts. There is no , the local Pennsylvania Motor Police State supervision. detail, show 53 automobile fatalities ,ns against 59 for the coroner's office The difference is due to the fact thai the coroner's office also Includes deaths of persons in Brownsville Hospital as the result of automobile 'accidents in Greene or Washington counties. Motor police records are · only compiled on fatalities which occur solely on Fayette county highways. Traffic fatalities for 1!37 showed a decrease of about 15 per cent from 1936, while the State death toll rose and despite increased highway traffic. Corporal H. L. Isban announced today. Decrease in the district is largely attributable to fine work of the loca highway patrol, who have been making an intensive drive to cu down the highway death toll. During the year a total of 53 were killed on the county's highways Corporal Isban reported, 10 under the previous year's total. That the large death toll is chiefly attributable to careless walking and driving, rather than overcrowding on highways, may be seen from the statistics of deaths, the officer pointed out. During the year 27 pedestrians were killed while walking on high- By WILLIAM R1TT Central Pr«s Writer Too Late to Classify "SPAIN," SAYS Rebel General Franco In a recent Interview, "iaa no foolish dreams." you're probably right, general, but at the moment Spain is having one of the world's two record-breaking nightmares. · » · Civilization is becoming 'too complex. Grandmother never hod to worry whether or not her eyebrows were on straight. · · · . Zadok Dumbkopf saya that, after a tour of exclusive night clubs, it seems to him that the "right" people are much too often also the tight people. · * * And Yawn Yawnaon now sayi he has an uncle who worked his way down to success. He's a building wrecker. We know a fellow who uses all his spare moments studying to be a radio announcer. That's «. waste of time. All he need know are two words--"It's wonderful!" · · · When a girl, according to a contributor, thinks no man is good enough for her, aha may ie right--and »he may be left, too! · · * That "ghost" submarine reported off the Pacific coast, thinks the office optimist, may have been just the old Loch Ness sea serpent, trying to crash Into the movies. ways, many of them while on the wrong side of the road. Of the other fatalities, 21 were drivers or passengers in one-car accidents, with 10 of the total being operators. One man was killed by a car as he leaped from a railroad hand car. Only four of the total number of fatalities occurred in crashes involving more than one automobile, it was pointed out. Looking for Bargains? If so, read the advertising columns BANANAS Golden Yellow 5 IDS. 23c APPLES Eating or Cooking 10 Ins. 19c ORANGES California each 1c TANGERINES Sweet, Juicy each 1c GRAPEFRUIT . Texas Seedless doz. 39c POTATOES U.S. No.1, Maine pk. 25c LETTUCE Solid Arizona 2 heads 15c CELERY Pascal 2 stalks 15c CELERY HEARTS Pascal bunch 15c QUALITY FRUIT MKT. 137 TT. Cniwl'orii Arc. We Deliver. Plione IflfiS A Fire First--Then Ice-Coated Walls Icc-coatcd brewery after flro la Chicago Near-zero cold plays havoc with nroilKhtcrs these j cold, winter days. Hero's a sccni in Chicago after '| firemen had battled a brewery blaze. Water froze as it hit the walla. * . --C'cnfl hi Prctt Film of Moscow Made. MOSCOW, Jan. 7.--The production of the Him "Moscow" has been completed. The film shows the changes which took place in the capital of the Soviet Union, its construction work and the Moscow-Volga ' canal. News of Tri-Town Community Special to The Courier. DAWSON, Jan. 7.--Mr. and Mrs. John Frazier of Vanderbilt, R. F. D., entertained at a turkey dinner on New Year Day. Their guests were Mr. Frazier's mother and sister, Mrs. Jenny Frazier and Miss Eva Frazier of Lcisenring, Miss Lois Jane Kelly and Miss Inez Leighty o£ Pittsburgh, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh F. Duff and son, were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Frozicr of Vanderbilt, R. F. D. Miss Anna Belle Bailey, a registered nurse at the Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, spent the week-end at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Bailey. Miss Mildred Seittcr of California spent several days visiting with friends here. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh T. Duff and son, Ralph, have returned home'after spending several days visiting Mrs. Duft's parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Hall, and Mr. and Mrs. William Carson ot Perryopolis. J. Earle Roberts of Point Marion Ralph, of Dawson and Miss Belle visited recently with his mother, Mrs. Lcjghty and J. K, Howslcy of Van-' G. B. Roberts, of Vanderbill. derbilt. I Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bcntr. and children of Alvcrton were visiting with friends in Liberty on Sunday. Miss Mary Catherine Foriythc left Monday to resume her studies at Penn State College. Miss Mary Esther Black of Liberty, Miss Mary Elizabeth Collins, Mis Lois Marotti and Robert Strickler of Vanderbilt returned to Grove City j College Monday. Miss Peggy Bauer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Bauer of North Dawson returned to Grace Martin Business College after enjoying the Christmas vacation. Miss Zera Marie Ferrari of Liberty has returned to Seton Hill College, Miss Mary Elizabeth Sharps to Allegheny College and Miss Nettie Lcc Whipkcy to Eastman School of Music. Miss Margaret Jane Madden of Vanderbilt, Miss Mary Belle Whipkey of East Dawson and Miss Betty Shallenberger have returned to California State Teachers' College. Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Bailey of North Dawson were Scottdale callers on Sunday evening. Miss Grace McGill, a student nurse at Uniontown Hospital, spent the week-end at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. McGill of Vanderbilt. Mr. and Mrs. Furman Patterson and son, Harold, and Mrs. Delia Patterson of Waynesburg were guests of Mrs. G. B. Roberts of Vanderbilt on Sunday. Dr. and Mrs. J. R. Cottom and Miss Daisy Brown were visiting Dr. and Mrs. Harold Cottom of Pittsburgh on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Ben McManu 1 ;, Mrs. Molly Hughes and Wilfred McMamis Faucet Smuts Music. MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 7.--Em- ployes of a shop were baffled when out of nowhere music seemed to materialize in the store. There was no radio either there or In the adjoining buildings. Finally traced, the sound was found to be coming" out of a water faucet. New Dishes "Boon to Mim." BOSTON, Jan. 7. -- Discovering new dishes is "more necessary to humanity than the discovery of a new star," according to the slogan of the Boston society of Les Amis d'Escoffler, an organization of noted chefs and epicures. aecurat*, dependable. A groat ralu* at W9JSI. Terms as low as 50c a Week! PAINTER'S DRESS SHOP Next Door to Bell Tolophono.Office 151 E. Crawford Avcnno Slushing Reductions Now Bring TremcndooB Savings! Fabrics and Styles Shown In $7.05 and $S.9,- DRESSES Brand JS'eiv lf»3S Fashions! Wo know how budgets arc after Christmas, so here's a sale! Including all dresses in stock. 14 to 48. Dresses up to $10.95-Two Prices: $3.95 $4.95 One Lot of Dresses Priced to Go at $2.95 Sec These Dresses! n Dresses that sold for S5.95-- Out They Go! Biick, brown, Kreen. AH Hats Go At 50c and 75c Regular $2.95 and $3.50 lints. HOSF: SLIPS 59c, 79c, $1.00 51.50 FOR A FEW DAYS ONLY! YOU HAD BETTER HURRY! fi" DISCONTINUED PATTERNS Only twice a year can you reap savings on these superB 3omes'tic orientals. $26.50 is your profit if you buy now in our semi-annual Anglo Persian Sale. These rugs, you know, are among the most famous of their kind in the world. They reproduce the exquisite beauty of fine Orientals with unmatched faithfulness. Intricate Persian patterns, glowing depth of color, lustrous finish- they'll set off your rooms magnificently. Every rug in the Sale is new and perfect--none soiled-and of outstanding value! If you will need a rug in the next six months, you will want to see them. Exclusive Whittall's Agents! Complete Home Since 1B91 Whittall's Quality Is Supreme!

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