The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on January 20, 1939 · Page 16
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 16

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Friday, January 20, 1939
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1'AUE SIXTEEN. OATLT CmrRIER. CONNElVLSVrLLE. PJt. FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 1939'. ; 24,196 Countians Given $205,000 in Relief Funds Fayette county's 24,191! recipients | of public assistance were paid a total of $205,799.61 during November, the State Department ot Public Assistance announced in Jlarrisburg. There were 7,991 cases. A total of 4,961 cases, representing 20,034, received $129,884.56 in general assistance grants in the month. Old ago assistance in the amount of $51,008.40 went to 2,307 persons while $15,567.35 was dibtnbutcd in aid to dependent children who numbered 417 cases, representing 1,549 persons, and $9,180 was given 306 in blind pensions. In addition a total of $08.70 was made available for emergency assistance. Pennsylvania had 323,455 cases, numbering 789,758 persons, receiving the four types of assistance--205,862 cases or 629,985 persons, general assistance: 88,402, old age; 17,178 cases or 59,358 persons, aid to dependent children, and 12,013 blind pensions. Cash distributions.aggregated $9,158,632.70 of which $6,316,521.73 went to general assistance, $1,872,- 587.97.old age, $591,649.67 aid to dependent children, $359,383.39 blind pensions and $18,490 emergency grants. Greene county had 2,622 persons who received $26,334.70, Somerset county 10,703 who get $87,590.61, Westmoreland county 20,586 receiving $241,616.o9 and Washington county 14,446 who were paid $154,951.71. Husband of Former Ohiopyie Woman To Be Buried There OHIOPYLE, Jan. 20.--The burial ot Samuel Gibson, who died at his home, 37 Race place, Uniontown Wednesday, will be made at the Sugar Grove Cemetery here Saturday. His widow, Mrs. Frceda Raftci Gibson, a daughter of the late Richard Rafter and granddaughter of the late Michael Rafter, was a rcsidcn' of Ohiopyie in her early childhood. To Form Economic Club. Miss Mary Anderson, home economic representative of State College, will be at the home of Mrs. Thomas Burnworth Monday after Curtis Named County School Contests Head Meyersdale Record Broken Earle E. Ctortis, principal of thi- Pcny Township High School al 'crryopolis,' has been rcappointeu ihairman ol the Faycltc county program ol the speech and music con ests, according to an announcement rom the University ol Pittsburgh. Each year Fayette county schools mtcr their bands, orchestras, choruses, ensembles, soloists, debating cams, orators, speakers and readers n a program ot Inter-school cornpctl- ion. The Fayette county program is part ot the State-wide organization mown as the Pennsylvania Forensic and Music -League, which is sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh High school competition in the 4 music events and seven speech activities will take place in March and April. First plnce winners in the program under Mr. Curtis' direction qualify for the district contest at California State Teachers' College in mid-April. The California meeting involves first place winners from seven southwestern counties who, in a second round of eliminations, qualify for the 12th annual final State contest" of the league which will be held at Norristown, April 28 and 20 in 1939, under the direction of the University of Pittsburgh. Previous State contests have been held in Pittsburgh, HarrlsburB. Philadelphia, AHoona, Johnstown, Oil City, Sunbury. Pottsville, and Grove City. Mr. Curtis has served as Fayette county director since 1931, succeeding J. B. Snyder, now U. S. Congressman f.-om Fayette and Somerset ooun- ties. Seventeen Fayette county schools have- been active participants in thu league since its inception. The State^ wide program was organized largely through the activities of Congressman Snyder. Many of the high schools in the county have achieved notable success in State-wide participation, notably debating teams from Con- nclisvillc, musicians from Point Mar- MEYERSDALE, Jan. 20.--The Woman's Christian Temperance Un,on held its annual sewing party Wednesday in the social room ot the Church of the Brethren. It was an all-day meeting and at noon a cov- cied dish dinner was served. There was a large turnout and a lot of garments were made. Every.year this organization has a day ot sewing al which time members make clothing for the Children's Home in Somerset. Miss Wcbcr Entertains. Miss Margaret Weber entertained Tuesday evening at her home in Hish street with a card party. Sixteen guests were present. At the conclusion of the games a two-course lunch was served. Entertains Class. Mrs. Hazel Miller and her sisters. Misses Evelyn and May Cook, entertained Tuesday evening at their home In Meyers avenue, their guests being members of the Susan Sunaa? School Class of the Memoirist Episcopal Curch. After the regular business meeting a social hour and lunch was enjoyed. At Auxiliary Meeting. ' Mrs. Lawrence Hartlc. Mrs. Santo ^ucentc and Mrs. Emma Commons, members of the local auxiliary of .lie American Legion attended a meeting of the Bi-County Council held in Central City Wednesday. Personals. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Grabcnstcin of Cumberland visited here Tuesday. They were accompanied home by the former's mother, Mrs. Margaret Grabcnstcin, who had been called here by the serious illness of her mother, Mrs. Mary A. Staccr. Miss Jane Lcckemby has returned to Salisbury after visiting her cousin. Miss Mary Reich. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Lint of Johnstown were recent visitors with the former's mother, Mrs. Jane Lint. Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Houck have returned from a vi.sit to eastern cities. Miss Helen Imlcr, U. N., of Somerset spent Tuesday here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Imlcr. noon at 1:30 o'clock to organize an ."'"-ic. musicians rom o n t ar- economic club. Everyone "is cordi- ° n and Brownsville, and orators from ..,,.. :_..,,,,., ... ......^ .,.:.. .:_.. PoiT.vopohs. In the 1938 State con- ally invited to attend this meeting. Personals. ! Mrs. E. Rafiferty and Mrs. Thomas Fry visited Wednesday and Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Raflerty of Church Place and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Brill in Carnegie avenue, Con- nellsvillc. Harry DeBoIt of Conncllsvillc and Mrs. Frceda Gibson and brother, Harry Rafter, of Uniontown motored to OhiopyJe Wednesday afternoon to make arrangements for the burial of Mrs. Gibson's husband, Samuel Gibson. Mrs. Cassinda Meyers is reported in poor health at her home in Commercial street. Her daughters, Mrs. Clara Dull of Conncllsville and Mrs. Hampton Hall of Confluence, are at her bedside. Mrs. Eva Jimmcrson of Brandonville, W. Va., arrived Wednesday for a visit here. Mortality Statement Criticized. PITTSBURGH, Jan. 20.-iJamcs L. O'Toole, president of council, termed damned poor advertising" the statement of Dr. I. Hope Alexander, city icalth director, that the average "'ittsburgh resident dies 10 years bc- orc persons living elsewhere in the United States. New Deputy "WPA Chief. WASHINGTON, Jan. 20.--Colonel F. C. Harrington, WPA director, appointed Howard O. Hunter ol Chicago deputy WPA administrator. SATURDAY Drug Co. Vill Glvo $1.50 Worth of Medicine to Elicit Family for Only -J'Jc-. -, every family to have a bottle of this grand old India HerbMcdicine; , To Prove the value of this wonderful pleasant tasting product of Nature, we maJcc you this liberal tr««tl offer. But first, let us explain that Constipation is man's greatest enemy in this modern world {odoy. and further that all Forms of di* seasc known toSct- encc are effected by a person* habits of diminution. Stomach and Gall Bladder, Liver and Kidney trouble, also swelling end a stiffness of the joints, as well as bleating, Indigestion and ea? in the Stomach, not tpspeak of Rheumatism, ArthritisNcu- ritis, HiRh and Low Blood Prewure. and Skin Irritations, ore all definitely offeet- ed by a person's habits of eliminatinE waste products and Toxic Poisons. Sequoia India Herbs is a blending of Natural Ingredients to stimulate elimination. Chief of these ingredients is "Cas- staAcutifolia/'a smell plant that grows in India. We use the fruit and not the leaves of this unusual plant.. As to it therapeutic 'value, we refer you to your Eamily Doctor, to any Medical College cr to the United Scutes Dispensatory. · Wefuftherprotactyouwiththlscuar- antee. Sequoia India Herbs must promote elimination if taken as directed, a_-td aa a result of this, satisfy you that your general Health is improving; or you can return the empty bottle and your full purchase price will be returned to you with no questions asked. You must be satisfied with results obtained. Sequoia India Herbs originally sold for $1.50. However, while our present importation of drugs last, we areabteto make you this great reduction in price on the same large family sized bottle (3 weeks supply) for only 49c. Each person will be limited to three bottles » we want this special offer to benefit as many ·yopolis. In the 1938 State con Cit at Grove City, Edward McGill ol ^onnellsville received first honors in ic piano solo event. Confluence Has Winter Playground; Work Done By NYA Group, Citizens ELSIE ATKINS Elsie Atkins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. K. Atkins, is confined to her bed with grip. Miss Atkins, a sophomore in the High School, had not missed school or been tardy throughout the nine and one-third years bhe has attended school until compelled to remain in bed due to her present illness. Want Streets Improved. MEYERSDALE, Jan. 20.--Meyersdale Council has applied for a WPA project for the improvement ot 6,920 feet of streets, requiring 27,000 man hours nnd approximately 5,000 cubic yards of rock. "Wizard" Catholics Guest. ATLANTA, Jan. 20.--Cathedral o: Christ the King was dedicated in impressive ceremonies attended b; Catholic church and state dignitaries Presence of Imperial Wizard Hiram W. Evans of the Ku Klux Klan, an invited guest, led by nn Atlanta Methodist minister, Dr. Walter Hoi comb to describe the solemn event a "one of the greatest triumphs ove tolerance that 1 have ever seen." CONFLUENCE, Jan. 20.--Work the new winter playground was completed last week. It includes a rand for ice skating and a slide for sicdriding and skiing. With the snow that has fallen many of the younger set have been making good use ot both the slides. Tlie pond has yet to freeze over but there is hopes it will get cold enough n the near future. The work was made possible .hrough the National Youth Admin- stration and the labor donated by citizens. It is located near Fairvicw ivenue in the section of town known "Felt Boot Hill." Injured on Game Project. Charles Krcgar, who was injured while wording on a Pennsylvania Game Commission project near here, received treatment at Frantz Hospital for an injured foot. He was able to return to his home. Undergoes Treatment. Mrs. John Collins of Ohiopyie was admitted to Frantz Hospital for treatment Monday. M. E, Officers Feted. Members of the official board and Sunday School board of the Methodist Episcopal Church were guests at a dinner Wednesday evening in the church auditorium. After supper was served by the women of the church a business meeting was held for the purpose of rearranging the Sunday school and making plans to regain some of the membership lost in the last few years. The meeting was In charge of Superintendent J. T. Reynolds. Personals. Eugene Burnworth left Wednesday for Racine, Wis., on business. He will return home in the next few days. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Black and Hr. and Mrs. Charles Humbert were Business visitorrs in Pittsburgh on Tuesday. Bridge Club Meets. The Tuesday Evening Bridge Club met at the home of Miss Elizabeth Black Tuesday evening. There were 12 members present. After bridge a lunch was served by the hostess. The draw 'prize went to Mrs. Harry Efanna; second prize to Mrs. Chrisline Frantz; consolation prize to Mrs,. Bessie Howcll, and the circulating prize to Mrs. Ruby Black. Free Motion Picture. The Anti-Saloon League will present a talking motion picture "Ten Nights in a Barroom," on February 2, in the Methodist Episcopal Church, There will be no admission charged. Attend Inauguration. H. R. Ringer, G. A. Frantz, Elmer J. Shipley, Ford Sann and Harry Campbell, all of Confluence attended the inaguration ot Governor Arthur H. James Tuesday. Mr. Shipley is Republican committccman of Confluence. Lutheran Class Elects. The Ruth and Naomi Class ol the Lutheran Church met at the home o Mrs. J. S. Shannon last Friday. The class elected officers for 1939 as follows: President, Mrs. P. G. Miller vice-president, Mrs. Frank Good secretary, Mrs. William Gro.T, and treasurer, Mrs. Kenneth Williams. A lunch was served by tho hostess. Officers Elected. The Lutheran Church, at its con grcgatlonal meeting Sunday morning elected E. E. McDonald as rfldcr an WASHINGTON, Jan. 20.--Congress till believes that "there ought to be a law ." Already J3.000 bills have been in- roduccd ii the session. Most of them are minor bills scek- ng to adjust some differences be- ween a tingle individual and his lovernment but hundreds o£ them ropose new general laws. uawrcncc Kurtz, deacon. The Sunday seliool elected Georse Groil, superintendent; Mrs. Frank Good and Mrs. Helen Bowers, assistants; Mrs. Robert Kurtz, treasurer; Mrs. John Phillippi and Mrs. Harry Lenhart, secretaries; Miss Ecba Pore and Mrs. ?rank Springer, pianists, and James Davis, librarian. THERE OUGHT TO BE A LAW- CONGRESSMEN BELIEVE If your child often coughs at night because of even a slight cold--do this at bedtime: Thoroughly massage Vlcks VapoRub on throat, chest, and back. VapoRub's poultice-vapor action tends to feccp the alr-passagcsclcar.hclpmgtomain- tain normal breathing through the nose, and so reducing mouth- breathing (the frequent cause ot night coughs). Try It tonight-loam for yourself, another reason why VapoRub is a family standby In m orch omcj than all other medications ot Its War on Punch Boards. LATROBE. Jan. 20. -- Burges.s Ervin Wolff has ordered police to wage a ielentles warfare on punch board operators after complaints had been received of children playing them heavily. V. W. V». Has Deficit. Pittsburgh West Virginia Railway reported u deficit for the ilrst 11 months of 1938 ended November 30 of $221.082 as against a net income of $372,307 in the 1937 period. Asks Tax on Raniom Money. , CHICAGO, Jan. 20.--The Government moved to collect income tax ! rom Murray (The Camel) Humph- j reys, once rated Chicago's Public Enemy No. 2 on $50,000 ransom it contended he was paid in 1932 for an unpublicized kidnaping. NOW VIGOROUS. YOUNG AGAIN "I "II kit 1B. Otll7 S but fill TO Ttl*B Ur* Oltl". r«l 30 run rounfir."--!u*»rl riuJ*bn.To'ia«.O. USTHEX rontilrti ·rcinU iIlBmUiit. cfclitntd Iron ii« CTitvri. "hlch Pfpi j«i U9 AT OSCr.; «lia 4 Intlcorilon *4,li*d br Itidirtl iferlnM flifi. tt*M. KOI ubliti. fltt rcnlir |1 OflTREX lodiy f«r ite, It »t djluhud. nitir I.fVBJi Dttti ·! thli fick- · f. Tut Hi* M BMDI7. O«l ntw J«Kh todly. 1 OSTREX J-Tt«HowRowOyiftrTonlc For solo at Union Drug Co. Brand New Shipment -that Bring You Spring in. January « As invigorating us a June day--a group of high-spirited, prophetic new dresses to wear now under your winter coat--later, under Spring sunshine! In silks, wool crepes and wool combinations. Gay new prints and lovely monotones. Sizes 9-17--14 to 20. .95 $ L A U G H R E Y DRUG CO. .las. W. Slum. I'll. 0'. 31-2 South I'ittsliurs,- Street. 1'lionc 8507 ©Gold ©Bronzine © Fuchsia 130 Nortli PMsburg Street. S/ioppe I'houe 1570 BAKING POWDER DAVIS--NATIONAL FAVORITE FANCY BEETS FANCY CUT BEETS Dili Pickles quart jar 15c Unco--A Favorite Potted Meat 2 No. Vz cans 13c Armour's--Quick Lunch Armour's Hash . .. 16 ox. can 15c Corned Beef Hash KELLOGGS FLAKES POPULAR BRAN FLAKES SPECIAL COFFEE SPECIAL BLEND Choice MEATS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY PORK 1,0IN . H). 20c Center Cut Chops, Z J e lb. . FOHK JtllTTS -- _ - lb. 20c Good With Kraut I'OKK S A U S A ( J K 1 II). howl 28c Bowls of 6 Different Colors COOKKI) SALAMI ..... II), 21c For Sandwiches, etc, SKI'M-:J HAMS _ ii). 2.".c 'Honey Brand Butt Half, 27c lb. SLICED HA COX % ll. pkp. ICc Honey Brand--It's Good LOXfi BOLOGXA 11). ISc Visklntr--Popular Cold Cut DAISY CHEESE ...'. - ISc Delightful Flavor GROUND BEEF ..... 1H. 23c Good With Spaghetti LOIX S't'KAK ._ , 11». HSc Tender and Lean Rill ItOAST ,lb. 32c For Sunday Dinner CHUCK ROAST _ 30c Government Inspected PLATE BOIL ,, 1),. ISc Cook with Soup FLOUXDERS II). 12c Fresh Round HADDOCK ,, .11). He Frozen Fillet OYSTERS ,, .. pint 33c Select Quality CRABS .-- ...._ _..3 for 20c Deviled--Try Them CAKE FLOUR SNO-SHEEN--POPULAU BRAND MINCE MEAT USCO--MAKE A PIE Gloss Starch 3 Ib. pkg. 21 c Argo--For the Laundry UscoTea, Vz lb. pkg. 27c Orancc Pekoe Tea Vi lb. pkB. We Sani Flush 10 oz. can 9c Keeps Drains Open NBC BLOSSOMS MARSIIMALLOW CAKES LUX FLAKES ^." 9c FOIt WASHING CLOTHES OR DISHES o NO. zy- -j Q *· cans ·* ^C SWEET PICKLES USCO--FINE FLAVOR 18 Oz. HEINZ BAKED BEANS IOC Can l i e 17c lb. 3 POUND 49c Orange Juice ...2--12-oz. cans 15c Del Monte--It'i Delicious Dr. Phillips Blend ...47 oz. can 21 c Orange and Grapefruit Juice Sardines in Oil . 2 No. !/4 cans l i e For a Quick Lunch 15 ox. S P R Y 1 lb. Can IDEAL RAISINS NOT-A-SEED--FOR PIES, ETC. SCRATCH FEED STANDARD--100 POUND BAG $1.60 Fresh PRODUCE 3 Ib. Can WHEAT Quaker Brand 9c USCO SALAD DRESSING 29c .PLAIX OVALTISE 33c HEINZ 3LVCARONI 17 o Can Usco SANDWICH SPREAD 23c USCO VINEGAR JUR - - - FRIDAY AND SATURDAY; ORANGES :. ~ :.....:.....doz. 25c California 216's ORANGES .... Florida 252's ....'doz. 17c 5 for 2:tc GRAPEFRUIT Nice and Juicy APPLES ' - -...5-lb. Jwg 17c For Cooking 2 Ban 33c APPLES .._ _ ...10 Ibs. 4."c Winesap U. S. No. 1 CADBAGE ,,. _ Ib. 4c Solid--New Texas JUMUO CELERY 2 stalks 15c Jumbo--Crisp, Fresh CELERY HEARTS . Tender Crisp .;.....l)uncli 10 c ..8-OK. bottle lOc HORSERADISH ..... Snappy Flavor W.TTIICE ......... _ ...... .. .................. .............. 2 heads 17c Iceberg -- Crisp 31USHR003IS ........... - ...................... .................. pint 17c Fresh-- Good With Steak . SWEET POTATOES ..... ...... Medium Jersey TOMATOES -.... ............... Solid-- Ripe TURNIPS _________________________ Add Variety to Meals 5 lls. 19c .11). 1 7c .- ....... 3 II»s. lOc ..... --5 H»s. 21c ._ ...... doz. 34c Southern Grown PRIDE-0-NEST All White Eggs FER.NRROOK ........... .'_ ......... ______ ........ ......... do/. 29c Mixed lb. Pkir. 32 01. Jar 23c 23c USCO PRESERVES POPULAR ASSORTBIENT OF FLAVORS KARO SYRUP 52c No. 3 can Churngold Margerine 19c BLUE LABEL--ALL PURPOSE McCorniick's Spices .... sift tin 9c Black Pepper or Nutmeg Toilet Tissue 4 rolls 25c Uso--Soft and White N. B. C. Cookies 2 pkgs. 29c ·Delicious Coconut Cookies lb. pksr. ISc 21c R1NSO larse 1 Q_ pkpr. J.J?C- QUICK CLEANSING SUDS 3 small O C _ pkir . zoc pkir . TOILET SOAP LUX OR LIFEBUOY 23c

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