The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on January 20, 1939 · Page 5
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January 20, 1939

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 5

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fUiDAY, JANUARY 20, 19JU. UA1L.Y UOL'KIKK. CONMiiJbVIL«L.E FA. PAOE FIVE Skeleton 30 Feet Long Found by Coast Guard By United Press PHOVINCETOWN, Mass, Jan 20. --A skeleton 30 feet long, with 71 sections, complete with vertebrae, leg-joints and a toothless skull, has been washed ashore near the Wood End Coast Guard station The tall. Coast Guards reported, is missing, but midway in the trunk, bones of what might have been frog-like feet protrude. In the center of the skull is a round hole Old-timers believed the skeleton that of the famous Provlncctown "sea serpent" of 1886 Boatswain Addison Ormsby, commander of the Wood End Coast Guard station, would not subscribe to this theory, but said "We have never seen anything like it before. I don't think it could have been a whale or a blaekflsh The head must have been something like a crocodile's" Captain George Bickers, retired commander of the Coast Guard station, thought it might ha\c been an overgrown conger eel, but no conge" longer than 10 feet ever has been reported here. W C Shroeder, curator of Harvard's Museum of Comparative Zoology, though he had not seen It, believed It was the skeleton of a blaekflsh The "sea serpent" of 1886 was reported by George Washington Ready, then town crier. "I was walking along the bearch at Herring Cove \\hen I saw a monster 300 feet long, colored like a rainbow, and with sharp, bony scales like the teeth of a mowing machine," Ready sau at the time "It scorched a path over the dunes, cutting down with Its huge tall trees a foot in diameter, and then disappeared in pasture pond. As it slid in, the water gradually receded until the pond was drained completely. Only a great hole remained in the center of the pond bed "I rrn to town to get a 250-fathom sounding line, but I couldn't reach the bottom of the hole That was the last seen of the serpent" Ready, who said his first two Weeps at Verdict Prisoner Asserls He Was Abused By Morganza Officers UNIONTOWk, Jan 20--Rex Perrine, Fnlrchancc, charged with larceny, told the court he had been subjected to considerable abuse at the hands of an officer \\hlle Incarcerated at Morganza for a previous crime 'I never had a chance in that place They began riding me as soon as I got there They accused me oi :aklnK 50 cents Every time I told .hem I didn t do it an officer knocked me down," Perrine told the court en bane when arraigned on a charge o£ larceny of a car belonging to tolman Kushan and stealing the battery as well as several other thelts The court ordered Perrine returned o the county jail pending a trial at the March term oi court Mrs Anna Scjtellaro, holding her three-year-old son, Joseph, broke Into tears when her husband was found guilty of the fatal (tabbing of Harry Barck, 74-j car-old poor- master of Hobokcn, N. J , in a dispute over a $5 70 relief check But Scutcllaro escaped the chair when the jury called it manslaughter. Liquor Question Unsolved. WASHINGTON, Jan 20--Senator Shcppard, D, Texas, told the Senate "the liquor question is still far from an adequate solution" and predicted the return of prohibition names proved he could not tell a He, concluded his report with "I -was not unduly excited at tho time by liquor or otherwise." , Protest Sale of War Materials to Japan By United Pica NEW YORK, Jan 20 --A new organization opposing the sale of war materials to Japan, and headed bj Honry L Stimson, former Secretary of State, began circularizing 40,000 prominent persons by mall today, appealing for support It is called the American Committee for Non-Participation in Japanese Aggression, and chaigcs tha "through lack of knowledge or indifference, ' Americans continue to suppy Japanese aggressors ' with the sinews of war, 'crap iron, oil, stce and truck;--all more necessary to her than manufactured munitions "With one hand we supply the essential materials to the Japanese military machine . with the othei hand we spend billions for arm-v mcnts which will protect us agiins the mounting threat of aggresso nations," a statement said ' It doe not make sense " Gets Six-Month Term. GREENSBURG, Jan. 20 --Dominick Lcsmak of Scott Haven wa sentenced to six months in the work house when he pleaded guilty ti stealing $29 In cash from Walter E Beers December 26 Finest Value in Town CAROLINA MOON These Arc Tested and Approved by Our Bureau of Standards · Ringless-Purs Silk-Chiffon 8 Double heel and reinforced to" · All full fashioned 942 gauge-picot top - O Latest Spring Shades 9 Slenderizes the ankle · For business, street and social wear » Sizes 9 to 10 Vz Counter 22--Main Floor. rs HOSE Blazer stripes in hose that are as smart looking as they are long-wearing! Ribbed or plain styles. Rayon, Meicerized Cotton Heather Hose, reinforced heel 1 C/% and toe, pair _________ _______.__,, JLOC Fancy Dress Hose, high spliced *C/» heel, rayon and silk _., _ _£OC 'Sox-cess' for Men--100% combed yarn, extra strong heel and toe. i /\ Sizes 10 to 12 Children's Anklets Fancy striped and plain anklets, mercerized cotton. Las- tex top and turn-down cuff. Sizes 5 to Sy z . 15c SPORT SOCKS lor Skiing and Skating _, Complete Line of GREW SOX For Bojs and Girls 10c-15c-20c Sizes 8 to 11. Counter 15--Main Floor Customers Say-"I'H Meet You at M urphy's 5 T 0' SUGGESTIONS Purtj Fmors Mottoes Souffle Cups, pkg. Jfapkins Plntc« Hot Cups -Luncheon Set lOc lOc lOc Cinnamon Hearts, S-o/. lOc Jelly Heart-., 1 llj. _ . lOc Conversation Candj, S o^. lOc Bo\eil Chocolate-) _ - .._ 25c Bo\ed Chocolate Hearts JOe, 20c, 25c Improve Your'Wits -- Fun Ahead! V'Game From tho Orient for All Ages. Heuyy Cardboard Mltli afiirbles Plywood Board H l f l i Marbles Counter 11--Main Floor. SAND B O ? S X O IF? ET WITH S E L E C T E D M E R C H A N D I S E TO *I2° "The Brightest Spot in Town" CONNELLSVILLE, PENNA. January 20. 1039 . . . These prices afford you another fine opportunity to save on Fine Quality Foods--at your conveniently located ACME Market! Note the real savings on Popular Foods for Saturday Shoppers. . Baby Lima Beans Midas Egg Noodles 's Cooked Spaghetti 's Baking Powder 4 «"· 2§c ioc large PkS 16oi can U-oz. can tall can Free-Running Salt 3 «S IOC or 10ft?36c Palmoiive Soap i'18c Ivory Soap 10 Phillips 1 Asst. Soups Santa Clara Prunes Target Corned BeeS Matches - stllko au cnni 2 S£ 29C 6 Mother's Oats Jg^ Buckwheat Flour Salad Dressing Wet Pack Shrimp 5c Brand ·roartjfc Jar ton can IOC Mealy, Best Cookers, Medium Size Small _ . Size Doz - Medium _ Size Doz - Beets Carrots £_* 2'S c 9c|New Green Cabbage 3«».loc LEAN, Larro SUe. SUGAR-CURED, ^"hole or Ik S K I N N E D ShtnkHaK *« Round, Sirloin or Club Swifts Premium, imm j, rmour's Star Who or Crescent shnn)c j Armour's Star WhoUs or 11» IUt

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