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January 21, 1939

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I'AGE TWO. THE DATLY COTJHT'BR. CONNET^SVILtiE. PA. SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 1039. FIRE DAMAGES RESIDENCE IN MT. PLEASANT By LYNNE B. KINCELL Coterie Club Gives Annual Turkey Dinner ' At Crawford Tea Room The Coterie Club gave its annual turkey dinner Friday afternoon ai Crawford Tea Room, South Pittsburg street. Places were laid for eleven members and one guest, Mrs, Charles H. Trimpcy. The attractively appointed table was centered with a bowl .of pale pink roses. After partaking of the delicious repast, served at 1 o'clock, Mrs. Charles H. Kemp entertained the gitmp at a theatre party at the Or- plieum. Joseph Rulli Plays Before Music Club Joseph Rulli, Vandcrbilt violinist, was guest soloist at the regular meeting of the Junior Mozart Club at which Rosclyn Rulli was hostess Wednesday night at her home in East Crawford avenue. Mr. Rulli, in his capable manner, played "Csardas," V. Monti. He was accompanied on the piano by Carl T. Anstine. A short business session was held, after which the remainder of the evening was given over to a rehearsal of numbers to be presented at a meeting of the senior club, scheduled for Monday evening, January 30. Counselors, Mrs. Anstine and Mrs. Lcland S. Whipkcy, with the cooperation of the music teachers, have arranged a program of vocal and instrumental numbers. Included are: Solos, two piano numbers and a violin ensemble with the following members and guests participating: Kathleen Barnes, Ruth Collinson, Betty Lee Dixon, Bayonnc Dunkle, Jean Goe, Marjorie Hay, Anna Ruth Landymore, Sally Mnrchel, Phyllis McGlll, Lois Ramsey, Fay Strlckler, Charles Robinson, Emerson Camp, James Hosteller, Martin Strawn and Don Fosselman, Jr. Members assisting Miss Rulli at the meeting Wednesday night were Violet Daniels, Helen Enany, Marjoric Craig, Don Fossclman and Joseph Carlton. The next meeting will be held Wednesday evening, February 16, al the home of Marjorie Atkinson, 71C South Arch street. UniontowaMan Will Give Address Before Phalanx Fraternity Paul R. Siemens ot Uniontown will e guest speaker at a dinner meet- g to be held at 0:30 o'clock Mon- evening at the Y. M. C. A. by c Alpha and Beta chapters of the halnnx Fraternity. A business ses- on will be held at 7:30 o'clock. Reservations arc to be mode by contacting Hiram Lepley or tele- honing the Y. M. C. A. Overheated F u r n a c e Causes'Flames in College Avenue House. OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST IRLS' -MISSION BAND PLANS FEBRUARY THANK OFFERING The. Guls' Mission Band ot the ;rst Methodist Protestant Church eld its monthly meeting Friday ight at the church. Thirty-one .embers were present. Th6 devo- onal period was led by Miss Charlie Whipkcy, Hymns, "Good Night nd Good Morning" and "Rescue the crishing," were sung by the mission and, after which prayers were of- ered by Donna Dean Smith ind rene Urchasko. Miss Whipkey rsad he Scripture and missionary icad- ngs wcr« given by Miss Ruth Shcl- ey, Miss Betty Lorraine Stlllwagon nd Irene-Urchasko. In the absence f the president, Miss Mary Elizabeth tfhlttakcr, the vice-president, Miss ""city Mantcll,. had charge of the usincss session. Plans were made or the February thank altering. The meeting closed with the Sunday chool benediction, repeated In union. A kitchen shower was given for Irs. John Cloherty, formerly Miss "ranees Bobbins, a member of the ission band. Mrs. Cloherty received beautiful glfls. Lunch was ervcd by Miss Jean Howard, Miss illliim McFarland and Mrs. Ernest Heffley. The next meeting will be held Fri- ay evening, February 17, at the hurch. , MRS. MARY LTJCKEY FETED ON HER BOTH BIRTHDAY In honor of her eightieth birthday Mrs. Mary Luckey of 411 North Prospect street was feted with a dinner lats Sunday at the home of her son- in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs James Handford of Pitt Gas. Mrs Luckey was presented with many attractive gifts and each grandchilc was given a candle from the birthday cake. Present at the dinner in addition to Mrs. Luckey were: James Matthews, Mr. and Mrs. J. Slosarlk nnd daughter, Ann, Mr. and Mrs. G Pollick of Marlanna, and the fol lowing grandchildren: Mr. and Mrs Q. Arnold, Mr. and Mrs, Edwnrc Handford, Mr. and Mrs. William Pollick, Mrs. L. Klnsell nnd son Robert, Ray Handford, Fred Mid dlcton and Bessie and Jimmy Hand ford. RONALD MORGAN, FORMERLY OF MT. PLEASANT, MARRIED Miss Violet Banner, daughter o Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Sanner of Oliver and Ronald W. Morgan, son of Mr and Mrs. William Morgan of Moun Pleasant, were marlrcd ot 4 o'cloc' Friday afternoon at Morgantown,' W Va. Rev. W. H. Brooks, pastor o the Presbyterian Church, officiated. The bride wore a blur" dress wit brown accessories, and a corsage o yellow roses. There were no al tendants. ^ Mrs. Morgan was graduated from North Union High School with th Class of 1929. Mr. Morgan was graduated fro; Hurst High School and West Virginl University. He is associated with th American Steel and Wire Compan at Donora. OCTETTE BRIDGE CLUB HOLDS FIRST MEETIN The Octette Bridge Club held i initial meeting Thursday night at th h vnc of Miss Helen Alt in Ogdc street. Three tables were called in play for contract bridge and a dc lightful evening was spent around th card tables. At the close of th games a tasly lunch was served. Officers of Iho club are: Presiden Mrs. Robert Work; vice-prcslden Mrs. Louis Genovcse ot Unionlow. sccrclary, Mrs. Anlhony Barlley treasurer. Miss Kathryn -McKitrie The next meeting will be he Thursday night, February 2, at th home of Mrs. Robert Work in th Marietla Apartments, Race street. Licensed to Marry, Wayne Clark and Ruby Pearl Ri cnour of Conncllsville, Frankli James Ludwlg of Star Junction an Susan Kalherine Farkaiosky ot Un lonlown and Mclvin O. Hoover Conncllsville and Rose M. McGivcr ot Dunbar were licensed to man at Umontown. SMOKER Tuesday, January 24 K. of C. HALL Citizens Nnlloii.ll Bank Buildlne. ENTERTAINMENT REFRESHMENTS BARCLAY ON BRIDGE By S h e p a r d B a r c l a y "The Authority on Authorities" DINNER'AT M. p. CHURCH ... IS ATXEJS'BED BY 100 One hundred members and guests ttended a . covered-dish dinner given Thursday night at the dlning- oom of the First Methodist Protes- .ant Church by the Women's Mis- lonary Auxiliary of the church. Alter the dinner a short business cssion was held with the president, Mrs. S. T. Benford. In charge. Good eports were given by chairmen ol he various "mission circles. Plans were made for the semi-annual thank Herlng to be Jheld .In February. Missionary Circle No. 2 planned to make the late Mrs. M. E. Hetzel a memorial member of the auxiliary. The next meeting will be held Thursday, February 16, at the church MYSTIC TEA IS PLANNED AT D. OF U. V. MEETING Meeting Friday night at Elks Jomc, Emma B. Good Year Tent of the Daughters of the Union Veterans completed plans for a mystic tea to e held at 8 o'clock Friday evening, Fanuary 27, at the home of Mrs. L. B. Gangawarc, 503 East Murphy avenue. Each member is to bring guest. A program will be presented. · · It was reported that Mrs. Rose Cunningham Is a patient at the Con- ncllsville State Hospital: DONEGAL WOMEN'S CLUB MEMBERS PLAY BINGO The Women's Club of Donegal leld Its January meeting at the home of Mrs. Edward King'. "A business session was held and was followed by bingo, all of the members participating in the games. Mrs. King served a delicious lunch, assisted by her mother, Mrs. Jordan. Mrs. Sarah Ulery of Krcgar will be hostess at the February meeting Spcclnt to The Courier. MOUNT PLEASANT, Jan. 21.-An overheated furnace set fle to the floor above the heater at the Curtis Snyder home in College avenue shortly before 1 o'clock Friday afternoon. Much damage was done by smoke but the fire was confined mostly to the basement. Elgin Kecfer, u truck driver tor the Fire Depaitmcnt answered the call to find, when he arrived, thot the flames were in a double house where he and his family occupy one side. The house is the property of Miss Lucy Erctt. Tno Motor Accidents. , Icy surface is thought responsible for two automobile accidents, at the corner of Eagle and Main streets Friday. The first occurred at 12:45 o'clock when two cars collided. One moved away on its own power and the other had just been towed away about 15 minutes when the second crash cume. None of the occupants of the four cars Involved were injured. Grosser Funeral Monday. The funeral service for .Robert Grosser will be held «t 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at the home in East Vine street, in charge of Rev Harold C. Baer, pastor of the Firs' Reformed Church. Interment will be in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Mr. Grosser died at his home Thursday morning. Miners' Tests Thursday. Beginning promptly at 0 o'clock in the morning and at 1 o'clock In the afternoon next Thursday, an examination of applicants for certificates of competency and qualifications as bituminous miners will be held in the borough building here. No person is qualified to take the examination unless he has had at least two years practical experience in the bituminous mines of the State, or who has served as a miner's apprentice for the same period. No certificate will be granted unless the applicant shall answer orally, intelligently and correctly, at least eight of the questions given in the examination. Sermon Subject. Rev. Gcorfic L. Bayha, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church, ha^ chosen for his sermon subject at the Sunday evening service "The Folly of Trying to Run on n Flat Tire, Either With an Automobile or in Life." First Child a Son. A son was born Friday night at Frlck Memorial Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Etze o( this place It is the first child in the family. Mrs. Etze, before her marriage, was Miss Irene Devornk, a graduate nurse of Frick Memorial Hospital Training School. SHOW ONE SUIT FHIST WHENEVER YOU HAVE two aulta worth showing to your partner, It Is usually sound tactics to tell him about one of them first. If you don't, you may never get a chance to tell him about the other ono and give him a chance to choose the ono which fits hla hand the better. Jumping to 2-No trump after his opening suit bid Is a poor way to ahow your strength If you have two good four-card majors. It may result In your never having an opportunity to disclose the oult which Is the bent contract for your aide. A J 9 6 V 8 7 5 -1 4 A Q 10 7 S * A 10 8 7 8 (Dealer: North. Neither aide vulnerable.) After North bid 1-Dlamond on this deal, South colled 2-No trump, North S-Dlamontb, South S-Spadea and North 3-No trump, the only bid he could possibly moke at that stage. West led the club Q, and South didn't have a chance to make his contract. No matter what he did, the defenders were certain to collect three tricks in clubs, plus one In each major suit. "Why didn't you ahow your fine hand with bid of 2-Spades?" asked North. "Then otter my 3- Dlomonds, you could have bid 3- Hearts and I would have taken you to four." "I don't like to bid that way unless my suits arc of flvo cards," rc- spondid South. "If I have only four- card oulta, I liko to bid the 2-No trump Orat, after which you will know that any suit I name la only a four-carder." North conceded that this was perhaps a /air Idea If there Was only one suit to show, but If there were two, especially both of them majors, ono should bo shown first. "But Isn't that likely to fool my partner Into thinking I have five- carders?" asked South. "Not If, when ho hears that second suit, ho realizes you may hava had a pair of four-cardors and ' governs himself accordingly." North was convinced. Monilny'fl Problem A K J 9 B V 10 7 « J 7 6 8 * K 10 2 * A Q 10 None V 6 5 · A K Q 10 2 + A Q J 8 6 3 With a spade led against South'* minor suit contract, why Is he better off with diamonds M trumps than with clubs t Copyright 19)9, by King Feieum Srndlcitt, Mrs. J. Buell Snyder New Vice-President Oi Pa. Stale Society Representative James P. McGran- ery of Philadelphia was elccled president of the Pennsylvania State Society in Washington, succecdini Representative J. Bucll Snyder 01 Pcrryopolls who served last year. New vice-presidents include Mrs J. Bucll Snyder of Pcrryopolis. West Newton Man Married. Mr. and Mrs. Oran McDonald of Monessen announce the marriage of their daughter, Miss Marian McDonald, to John Matthews, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. John Matthews of West Newton. The ceremony took place Tuesday evening, January 17, in the living room of the Baptist Church of Monessen. Rev. Carl K. Boycr, pastor, read the service. The couple will reside at Donora wheie the bridegroom is employed by Montgomery Waid Company. TJnionlomi Couple to Wed. · A quiet ceremony at 7:30 o'clock this evening, will solemnize the marriage of Miss Eleanor Jenn Moore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lcc Moore of Uniontown, and William Paul Detwiler, son of Mr. and Mrs Earl Detwiler, also of Uniontown. The ceremony will take place at the manse of the Second Presbyleoan Church, Uniontown, with Rev. J. C. Clark, paslor, officialms. Birth of Daughter Announced. Mr. and Mrs. Vernon A.-Rltenour cf Acme arc the parents of a daugh- ler, Sara Ruth, born November 19, a the home. The new arrival is the second girl in the family and weighed eight and a half pounds at birth Mrs. Rltenour will bo remembered ai Miss Edith Christman of Melcrofl. Melcrofl Couple Parents. Mr. and Mrs. Bradon Snyder o Melcroft are receiving congratula tlons on the birth of a son, tipplnt the scales at 10% pounds, Novcmbe 30, at ths family home. The baby the second boy and sixth child In th family, has been named Glenn Ray Police Dinner Jan. 2G. LaFactte Lodge, Fraternal Oldc of Police, of which the Comicllsvil! department is a member, will hoi 1U, annual turkey dinner Thursda evening, January 26, in the Centra Christian Church at Umonlown. News of Tri-Town Community Special to rhe Courier. DAWSON, Jan. 21.--A birthday arty was given in honor of Mrs C. Levergood at her home Thursay evening. About 35 friends were resent to help cclebrale. Violin olos were played by Anna Ruth landymore, accompanied by her sis- er, Doris; F'va Jean and Rita Mae Hoffman sang vocal ducts, accom- anied by their mother, Mrs. J. H. Hoffman. The group Joined In slng- ng favorite songs, after which bingo vas played. Prizes were won by Irs. J. George Gnicn, T. C. Stark, nd Elva Jean Hoffman. Lunch was ervcd by Miss Mary Blaekstonc and Mrs. J. H. Hodman, assisted by Doris /andymore and Rita Mae Hoffman. The honor guest received many love- y and useful gifts. The party was irrangcd by Miss Blaekstonc and Mrs. Hoffman. Other Items of Interest. Othmar Haas was a recent caller n Pittsburgh. Andrew Softchcck of Vanderbilt, who has been confined to bed for the past 13 wcel-s, shows a slight improvement. Mrs. Henry Hunker of Liberty vas 111 for several days at her home. Mrs. Charles McGlll of North Jawson, who has been ill at her home for some time, is slightly im- rovcd. Mrs. Adlcy McCunc of Liberty is 11 at her home. A daughter, Ruth Anne, is a patient at Connellsville Stale Hospital. Miss Mary Connelly, who has been a pallent at Mercy Hospital, Pills- burgh, for several weeks is getting along nicely. Miss Connelly was Inured in an uulomobile accident. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Addis and Mr ind Mrs. Paul Winterhalter of Vanderbilt were business callers In West Newton Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. John Nicholson anc son and daughter-in-law, Mr. anc Mrs. John Nicholson and children of Fayetle City were Tuesday guests o: Mrs. Henry Hunker of Liberly. Mrs. C. J. Gaal of North Dawson atlendcd the Connellsville State Hospital Auxiliary meeting Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Black of Liberty were business callers in Pltts- ) urgh Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Dunlnp and children have moved to the Norman Lint property in Liberty. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Patterson 01 Vanderbilt were Wednesday guests o Mr. and Mrs. Donald Patterson o Connellsville. Mr. and Mrs. E D. Brewer and daughter, Janet Mane, of Vandcr- bilt visited recently with Mr. and Mrs. William Blower of Layton. Ohiopyle Bus )river Hurt While Sledding Special to The Courier. OHIOPYLE, Jan. 21.--Sherman Hohman, school bus driver, is in a enous condition at Uniontown Hos- lilal from Injuries received while oastlng. He Is suffering with an njury to the arm, three fractured ibs and other bruises. The bui driver had driven the chool bus to the top of Kcntuck hill vherc some school children were iledrlding. Joining the fun, Hohman tartcd down the Incline on a sled which is believed to have struck a itone, causing him to be thrown off. Olhor Hems of Inlerest. Craylon Shipley is reported in poor health at this time. He has been ailing for the past year. Mr. and Mrs. Oran Waters and Tcsse Waters were among callers in Connellsville Wednesday. Mrs. Lida Stuck spent Friday vis- ting In Connellsville. Church serviccK will be held in the Methodist Church Sunday evening. The regular pastor, Rev. Trux- nll of Youngwood, will be In charge. Revival Subject Tonight. Ecv. William Ritchcy, pastor, wil preach on "Who Should Join th Church and Why?" at the evangelist! service at 7:?0 o'clock tonight at th East End United Brethren Church His subject for Sunday night will b "What Is Your Pedigree?" The choru will sing special numbers. Scottdale Merchants : Want Daylight Time; Parking Meters Out Will Take Up Changing Of Clock With Nearby Communities. DISCUSS TRAFFIC, PARKING PROBLEM Special to Tho Courier. SCOTTDALE, Jan. 21.--All mor- chanls who attended a meeting at Italoy's restaurant Thursday evening are In favor of parking regulations of some kind in Scottdale. A vote on how the merchants felt about parkm 0 meters resulted in a tic with half favoring this method and the other half rejecting it as means of taking core of traffic. It was decided that police were most efficient but are handicapped by not being able to get to the outlying districts as often as it would seem to be necessary. One point brought out in the discussion was the statement that perhaps the greatest offenders are fie business men ani employes, who park their cars in front of the places of business, taking up the room that might be utilized by customers. The merchants favored daylight saving time and will consult nearby towns and boroughs to get their" rc- ctlon on the matter. Backward Party, The Beta Tri-HI-Y held a backward farty Thursday evening at the Y. M. C. A. with games being played The feature was a paper walk, captained by Mr. and Mrs. Swope, Dorothy Koch and Don Horton.. The refreshments were served al Drlvas. The committees In charge were: Refreshments, Edith Clarkson Dora Wildy, and Betty Monde; dec- roasting, Hannah Ross, C. O'Toole, E J. Nlcklow, Grace Showman and Mary Hay; entertainment, Catherine Dale, Ann Luczkl, Ruth Maglanesi and Marion Tray, In Frlck Hospital. Rose Charlcsworth ot Scottdale was taken to Frick Memorial Hospi tal, Mount Pleasant, Thursday nigh for treatment. Fire In T.n Shop. A fire burned the floor ot the May Kane tin shop at 1 o'clock Friday afternoon, at Stoner street and Mer chant alley. The flames, thought tc have started from an ovcrheate stove, were quickly extinguished by the firemen. There was little dam age. The lower floor of the shop 1 Rev. John T. Byrne Celebrates Silver used by the Kennel garage for stor ing cars. Towiscnd Club Program. The Pleasant Valley Townscn Club will meet at 7:30 o'clock Tues day evening In the Pleasant Valley Grange Hall to hear the old persons pension act discussed by several at torneys from Uniontown. The publi is invited. The new grange officers recently installed, will have charg rt the meeting. They are: Prcsi dent, Mrs. Mabel Detwllcr; vice L'l a n · president, N. R. Lyons; secretary, W JUull66 AS Pri6SI I w - Ecnard ! and treasurer, Mrs. Mar Cameron. Postpone Meeting. The meeting ot the Scottdale Hig ichool Alumr.l, scheduled for Thurs lay night, was postponed until ncx Hev. Father Joseph T. Byrne, pas- lor of St. Mary's Church of Freeport and former curate at St. Paul's Cathedral in Pittsburgh, observed Ihc 25th anniversary of his ordination into the priesthood Friday. Father Byrne, the only priest ordained at the Cathedral, became pastor at Frceport four years ago. A native of Pittsburgh, he formerly was pastor of Holy Family Church at West Newton. Actress Students' Queen, MEADVILLE, Jan. 21--Allegheny College's interfratcrnity council broke tradition by electing Hedy LaMarr, movie actress, as the queen of their annual Interfralernlty ball. Usually one of the co-eds at the school is given the honor. Marriage Falls, Asks Bcfund. BUFFALO, N. Y., Jan. 21.--Because the marriage for which he paid the city a S2 license fee failed to stand the test of time, George W. Kobhch sought a refund plus $4 interest. Retired Engineer Dead. Theodore B. Smouse, 86, retired Baltimore Ohio Railroad engineer, died Friday In Newark, Ohio. DINE AND DANCE TOXJGJIT AT 'THE MAYFLOWER" Koulc US, Evcrson, Pa. Music Bv a Good Orchestra. -To Ailcnd Communion. Thp Christian Mothers will attend Holy Communion in n body at 7 o'clock mass Sunday morning at the Immaculate Conception Church. Ilcncflt Snlshik Casey Basketball Team S:30. oOo Any Cold May Prove Serious PROOF of its Merit--84 Years of Succeu Not only helpi brc.iX. up told',, but aids m building slrong, sturdy bodies. E VERY man has a weakness, and 1 just as sure as he lives it will catch up with him. What is yours? ©we. Phone J)"Off. 32-J Hhone iLRes. 32-M H9S23S.WTTSBUR6H5T. CONNCLLSVIUJE, PA. "I Employ No Agents or Solicitors" hursday evening when it is desired hat all members and graduates will e picsent to take up Important busi- ess. To Attend Service, The Beta Gradale Sorority will at^ end the service at Trinity Evangel- cal and Reformed Church on Sun- ay. I'nlnt Inferior woodwork and furniture during In- ·door mouths while you Jiavo pJenff of time. Use DOTOO Enamels--buy them now during our Ic Sale! . ARTLAC ENAMELS (discontinued shades) 24 Pints, cog, 25c... i£ Pints, rcg. 45c .,,. Pints, reg. 75c Quarts rog. $1.35 MIRROLAC ENAMELS (discontinued shades) M Pint*, reg. 30c -- }£ Pints, · rcg. 45c -Pints, rcg. 80c .... Quarts, O tf»| Mff rcg. $1.45 £for 01.40 M. Bernardo 5 10c Wall Paper Paint Co. PHONE 96S. 100-13 W. Apple Street, Conncllsvlllc, Pa. 2 for 26 C 2for46c 2for?6c for ·91. 2 2 f 0 r 46c 2 f o r 8 k Help Fight Infantile Paralysis .... Attend T/ie PRESIDENT'S BALL PLEASANT VALLEY COUNTRY CLUB Saturday, January 28th 10 'til? - Music By GORDON CLARK AND HIS PBNNSYLVANIANS Assessment ?2.00 W/ie/i is the last '· ; me you had your CLOTHES hey need frequent, cleaning in winter! A winter calendar -crowded with activity calls for constant perfect grooming. . Check through your wardrobe today to see whether your clothes are assets ready for instant use or just plain "frozen" assets. Send those that need 'attention to us and we'll "liquidate" them for you promptly! PHONE "^ 81 3 The GOODWIN CO Cleaners Dyers (JONNBLLSV1LLE, PA.

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