The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on January 20, 1939 · Page 3
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 3

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Friday, January 20, 1939
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J-'KIDAY, JANUARY-20, 1939. THEJDAILY COURIER. CONNELLSVILLE. PA. PAGE THREE. Relief Needs of 17,000 District WPA Employes Will Be Investigated P u r g e Necessary t o Make Slash in Rolls "Painless." NO EFFORT MADE FOR OTHER WORK WPA relief lists in Faycttc, Washington and Greene counties today were being prepared for inspection by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Assistance to purge those no longer eligible for work-reViel help. The names of more than 17,000 WPA workers in the tri-county area . will be soon turned over to the'DPA - by WPA officials for close secrutiny. Inspection o£ the rolls is in accordance with instructions issued by Dr. J. Banks Hudson, Pennsylvania WPA Administrator, in cooperation with the Department of Public Assistance. Lycll L. Buttermorc, WPA branch manager, declared inspection of the rolls was necessary in. order that only those in actual need would be retained because of. diminishing relief funds. Present appropriations will be exhausted late this month or early next. WPA officials explained tVCke had ' been no complete examination of the tri-county rolls in recent months, because of the lack of adequate personnel for this particular task. The Department of Public Assistance has set up such a group for this purpose, the v WPA reported. This purging is necessary so that little hardship will be worked on persons or families in actual need and to make the curtailment "painless" as possible. An examination of work-relief lists disclosed that some 'persons have remained on -the program since its inception and have made no adequate efforts to seek private employment. Aside from these, others have members of immediate families working in private v jobs and have failed to report this fact to the proper officials in violation of,the Act of Congress creating the ,W6ks Progress .Administration. '- When such cases are found they ,\vill be taken Irom the rolls. If, eligible for direct relief., or some loya of public aid, inspected cases Tjjill be placed there.. Where there ···have been evidences^of chiseling in ' taking public funds, it. is likely that proper authorities will press charges .against these men and women, r 'Several cases have been discovered by the various relief agencies .during the past year," it was said. " .The inspection" of the" work-relief trolls for this purpose'is in line with 'a^ general · curtailment throughout · 'the district," state, "-and- nation. · Several hundrel persons -already--have been dismissed from the work-relief rolls in recent weeks in Fayette, Washington and Greene counties in an effort to reduce the Job -uota in .- .accordance with state and national jregulations . . X; Wherever possible, the reductions are being made as "painlessly" as possible. Among the first to,be curtailed were those persons who have some other member of their immediate- family employed; _ women With children eligible for mothers' assistance; aliens with first citizenship papers and isolated single re^ lief cases. The plan for redetermining eligibility of WPA workers originated with' the Federal agency and the Department of Public Assistance is merely lending its facilities in making the rechcck. It is stressed that the DPA cannot dismiss or retain WPA . employes--the State agency merely making recommendations 'to the WPA and allowing that office to take whatever action is deemed necessary. The general purpose of the investigation is outlined as follows in Department of Public Assistance procedure, it was said: "In view of possible further reduction of WPA rolls, n joint plan for dedetcrmining WPA eligibility has been worked out by the Department of Public Assistance and the Works Progress Administration. Investigation at this time will be confined to families selected by the WPA. Through such an investigation releases can ' e made of persons no [ongcr eligible for employment, resulting in fewer transfers to public assistance. The relative need of cases can also be csstablishcd as a basis for possible future reductions." Further explanation of the investigation is included in the WPA- written form letter which will be mailed by the DPA to all persons to be interviewed. In part, it is as follows: "To allay the generally unwarranted criticisms that persons no longer in need are rctincd on the WPA in a certified status, the Department of Public Assistance is offering to review the eligibility of each certified person on the work program. "Eligibility will be judged on a reasonable standard. There is no present intention of removing from projects those persons Who are badly in need of employment." Persons rcuestcd to appear at the DPA office for an interview will be asked to bring \yith them the following information: .1. Birthdatcs of all persons in the home. 2. State Employment Office registration numbers of all employable persons in the home and their Social Security numbers. 3. Names and addresses of places where all persons in the home are now working, or last worked, and wages earned. 4. Ownerrhip and value of any real property owned in whole or in part by any person in the home; income from such property carrying charges, debts, and obligations on the property. 5. Complete information concerning all types of income of any person in the home from any source whatsoever, for example: . Veteran's compensation and disability allowances, pensions, workmen's compensation, insurance, union benefits, court orders,' trust funds, farm income, boarders and lodgers, etc. 6. Debts and obligations other than those on property. Also to be requested, if the person to be interviewed possesses such, arc the following: 1. Registration cards for all cars owned or partially owned by one or more persons in the home. 2. All books and papers showing ownership during the past two years or at present, in whole or in part, by any persons ;n the home, of bank accounts, postal savings, building and loan savings, Christmas savings, bonds, stocks, ground rents, royalties, mortgages, and the like. 3. Rent receipts, if a tenant. 4. Citizenship papers, if a naturalized citizen; if not yet obtained, dates of..first and second napsrj.. 5. Credentials in proof of a veteran's status. ...;.: Failure of"a WPA worker to appear lor the ,intervicw shceduled will a second notice being forwarded to'hlm or her, as follows: ' "We recently wrote you requesting that you appear ... for a review of your eligibility for continued work program employment. "We understand that you have not kept this appoinmcnt, and have accordingly arranged for another appointment for you , . . Should you fail to appear for this second, interview without 'forwarding the Department of Public Assistance a reasonable explanation for your inability to get there, it will be assumed that you are no longer interested in WPA or other Federal works program employment, and the eligibility for all members of your family for such employment will be accordingly cancelled." · Refusal on the part of a WPA case to give enough information whereby a decision can be made will result in the same action as that outlined for failure to keep a second appointment. One official also called particular attention to the following paragraph in the. procedure of the Department of Public Assistance: "It is to be noted that the budget standards for determining eligibility for continued WPA employment are those set up by WPA, to be used for the particular purpose at hand, and that they have no application or validity in this department's program of granting according to the deparement's standards." , SANITARY MEAT MARKET Across From Paramount Theatre SAUSAGE SATURDAY · SPECIAL loose LB. VEAL CHOPS Shoulder Cut Ib. 1 5C SHOULDElt ROAST. Ib 18c VEAL ROAST 4 to 6 Ib. Pieces Ib. 1 5C LAMB CHOPS, 01 pound _.. jJLC Italian Style Hot Sausage LB. 35c Home Made Fresh Pork Collies Ib. 1 2 J / 2 C Porterhouse Steaks ib. 21 c Beef, Pork, Veal 3 IKS 5 0 Ground for Loaf Broiled Foods for Health and Variety Broiler meals arc tops for color, flavor and health. This attractive one will be prepared by Sirs. Dorothy liathcatc durinc the ilrst class, next Wednesday mornlne, of The Courier Cooking School, The class will be held in the Orplicum Theatre and will start at 9 o'clock. A type of one-dish meal that most ' recommend this type of cooking cs-! tomato halves topped with mashed cooks overlook is the broiler meal, pecially for meats. And broiled foods ! potato rosettes. Mrs. Bathgatc likes Young Wife Named ( Typical Customer! NEW YORK, Jan. 20.--"Mrs. Typical Customer," selected by the. National: Retail Dry Goods Associa-· lion, 'is Mrs. J. Richard Powell, 31, of Flushing, N. Y., housewife, mother of two, abartment dweller and wife . of a bank clerk. Her husband takes night courses in banking at Columbia University. His income is such that each item of household expenses must be budgeted carefully. Hor« Is Arrmzlnu Relief lor Condition* Duo to Sluoalih Bowel* It sou think all UaatWfil act ftllXe. Mist try tbU ·II v.q** l.«r"" . Ho mild, tnorousl «TM«.n«- J .iB»!«^5AlSt -5re n SiS, ,S$£ «Si t of NR from y · · i M i w H h ...... uiiicclsu Mtiko tee Mat--ui*n » not deiuatol. return Uic box =o us. We will refund tha purcbft«e price. That*, fair. .4^,1 tjet NB Taliicts toilay. ^^Jf ALWAYS CABRV QUICK REUEF FOR ACID INDIGESTION It's heartily recommended by Mrs. Dorothy Bathsate, who will conduct ; the forthcoming cooking classes for j The Courier. Mrs, Bathgate suggests * nd Planked Fish. During the first cooking class this to cook and serve this on the usual wooden plank or on one of the newer metal grills which serve both as;a year, Mrs. Bathgnto will prepare one I cooking utensil and a sen-ing platter I broiler i of her favorite broiled meals--a j --you can see how attractive this dish is in the accompanying picture j which was taken just as the meal j came from the broiler of the electric 1 range. j The Courier cooking classes will be held next Wednesday, Thursday and meals for several very good reasons.; planked (Ish dinner. While the foods They arc easy to prepare--the whole i used in this arc all inexpensive ones, meal is cooked by one process in one '' the meal is so colorful and can be utensil. They can be done very i served with such a nourish as to quickly--they're really grand for ] seem very professional, those last-minute-hurry-up meals The ingredients are fish, which Is when you've been out all afternoon. ! always economical and nutritious, j Friday, in the Orphcum Theatre,! Broiled foods arc healthy- doctors I rutabaga cups filled with peas, and I starting each morning at 9 o'clock, i ONTARIO GROWS TOBACCO CROP Has Six Good Shirts. LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20.--John ftix, 70, vagrant, has solved the art of traveling without baggage. When TORONTO, Ont.. Jan. 20.--On- arrested, he was wearing his entire tario's 1938 tobacco crop was the | stock of four pairs of overalls and largest in the province's history, the j six shirts. Whenever his shoes wear provincial department o agriculture I out, he replaces them on the spot by reported. It amounted to 60.030.000 | cutting new ones out of the first east- pounds and was valued at $15,120,000. j away auto casings he finds. Pennsville "Shorty" Sllfrhl Misnomer. CANYON, Texas, Jan. 20.--Shorty Shackleford of Tell, Texas, six feet nine inches tall West Texas State College basketball star, got his nickname when Charles Halbert of House, K. M., enrolled. Freshman Halbert, an all-state center in New Mexico last season, is six feet nine and three- fourths inches tall. Connellsvilie Fruit Mkt. ISO JforUi PittslMirir Street I'Jionc 10(i. Week End Specials FRUITS Tangerines 3 doz. 25e Indian River Oranges doz. 15c Texas or Indian River Seedless Grapefruit each 5c Eating and Cooking Apples . b u s h e l $1.29 Also Fancy Pears, Red and White Grapes and Strawberries. VEGETABLES Large, Solid.Ripe Tomatoes ,2 Ibs. 25c Broccoli, large bunches each 15c Brussel! Sprouts quart 15c Lima Beans pint 23c Large, Fancy Eggplants ..each lOc New Cabbage, solid heads '.....Ib. 5c Genuine Red Soil Jersey Sweet Potatoes Ib. 5c Pascal Celery bunch 1 5c Also Kndire. Mushrooms. Kndfslics, Green Onions, Spiiincli, Knlo. Green or Wax licans, Beets, Carrots, Icchcrir .Lettuce, HlmlmrJ) and many others. SJGK OUR DISPLAY BEFORE YOU BUY! We Deliver. Phone 100. PENNSVILLE. Jan. 20. -- Mrs. ] Bertha Murphy of Youngwood made j a short call here Thursday on her aunt, Miss Sue Means. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Clark were Mount Pleasant visitors Saturday. Mrs. Roger Miller, who has been confined to her bed by illness, is now able to be up. Mrs. C. II. Helmcy of Unlontown visited Monday at the home of her cousin, Mrs. W. C. Clark. The Upstrcamers Bible Class of the PennsviUe Evangelical Sunday School held its monthly meeting F'rl- j day evening at the church. Bobby Miller, who was in an automobile wreck Sunday, is able to be out. | Mrs. Julia Kough of near PritU- I town visited Pennsville friends Tuesday. Flood Control Bill. WASHINGTON, Jan. 20.--Representative Martin, D., of Colo., introduced a bill- asking appropriation of $185,525,500 for flood control during the next fiscal year. The projects would be selected by the War Department engineers under the Na- j tional Flood Control Act of 1036 and] subsequent amendments. MAKE IT "AMERICAN" AND MIX IT WITH MODERN1 In Colonial dayi, there were not m'-ny glassware patterns. The' procM« of making was then too costly. So pure genius inspired a design fitting for all times and all occasions. Recently, Fostoria recreated this traditional pattern; made "American" pieces by a less expensive, more modern process, but retained its sparkling beauty for luxurious banquets or the most informal luncheons. ' Fostoria's "American" is primarily designed for homes of colonial simplicity. Nevertheless, it hobnobs on intimate terms with even the ultramodern. It is crystalware unaffected by passing fashions, in harmony with any setting. Ov£ "American" panorama is here on display. Itt sparkle will delight you. Its variety will plense you. The very low prices win surprise you. J. M. KURTZ DIAMONDS AND FINE JEWELRY 131 IV. Crawford Are. Event extraordinary-three great groups of lamps at remarkable savings. All are first quality lamps. Each lamp is an outstanding value. Some are genuine I..E. S. lamps. Some with I. E. S. features. Come in and see how easy it will be to match the new lamp you may have admired in the home of ,a friend. Lamp values were never better. Choice of Fine TABLE LAMPS Sale Priced Great Group of TABLE, B R I D G E JUNIOR LAMPS TABLE; BRIDGE JUNIOR LAMPS (Genuine I. E. S. Lamps with I. E. S. Identification Tags) S E E O U R W I N D O W D I S P L A Y O F L A M P S Complete Home Furnishers Since 1891

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