The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on January 24, 1939 · Page 2
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Tuesday, January 24, 1939
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THE DAILY C U U K I U U . CONNELLSVILLE, PA. TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 1939. By LYNNE B..KINCELL J. F. Sears, Head of" PittsburgEV G-Men, Is Guest Speaker at Open Meeting of Woman's Culture Club SiJ-ty-five per cent of the crimes arc committed by boys from 18 to 23 years of age and the boy of 21 is the outstanding ganstcr m the United States, John F. Sears, in charge of the Pittsburgh division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, told a large gathering of members of the Woman's Culture Club and a number of guests at an open meeting of the club Monday afternoon at its rooms in the Carnegie Free Library. The majority of these arc not of the foreign clement, he added. Presented by Mayor Ira D. Younkin. Mr. Sears told of the qualifications of Federal men and of the activities of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, giving illustrations of the methods used by the G-men in arresting fugitives from justice. He said thai (he bureau must have the cooperation, of such organizations as the Woman's Culture Club, as well as that of police officers, in an effort to combat with the crime wave. Mr. Sears said that Federal men at the present time must have a college education and a two-year law course, Before they arc selected their character and reputation are thoroughly investigated. After their acceptance they arc given 14 weeks of Intensive training, «t the F. B. I. Training School and when assigned to a district they receive further training by the officer in charge until they become adaptable investigators. They must have three years of practical experience before they arc ass'gned to a case. The Federal Bureau of Investigation was organized in 1900, Mr. Sears said, but it was not until .Ifter the passing of the Lindbergh Kidnaping E'JJ. Former Local Couple, Married Fifty Years Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Brown, 'ormer residents of Connellsv ille, are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary at their home, 543 North Main street, Masontovvn. Open house s planned for this evening from 5 a 0:30 o'clock. Refreshments will b( served and a three-tier wedding cake with n tiny bride nnd bridegroom and decorated with fifty yellow candles, will adorn the table. The children are planning a surprise for tonight. Mr. and Mrs. Brown weic married January 24, 1880, at the home of the lattcr's sister, Mrs. C. R. Jones of Connellsville, by Rev. R. C. Morgan. Mrs. Brown is the former Miss Catherine Johnston of Morgan Station. The couple resided at Morgan Station for several years before removing to Lcckronc where they lived for thirty-one years, then moving to Connellsville to join Mrs. Jones upon the death of her husband. Last October they moved la Masontown. The wedding celebration started Sunday with a turkey dinner a"t the home. Miss Nettie Stahlry was bridesmaid at the wedding fifty years ago and Andrew Haas served as best man. Mr. and Mrs. Brown have five children, Mrs. Newton Lewis of Uniontown, James Brown of Masontown, Thomas Brown, Jr., of McClclland- town, Mrs. Rachel Austin of McClcl- landtown, and Jtildicd Brown of Since then the G-men have solved 141 of the 143 major kidnapings and 18,500 suspects were interviewed in the Matson kidnaping, one of the unsolved kidnaping cases. Kidnap- ing is no longer confined to the rich, Mr. Scars told his listeners. He illustrated his remark with citing the Cash kidnaping. Confining his talk -principally to the activities of Federal men-since 1932, Mr. Sears described the different types of finger printing, which he said is the only absolute means in the vorld today in identifying criminals or others escaping the Jaw. No two finger prints arc alike, he said. He also told of tho scientific laboratories which arc not only for the use of Federal employes in helping to solve crime, but for police officers as well. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has nothing to do In tho invcsti- - gation of so-called moonshine cases, narcotics and counterfeiters, the speaker said. During his talk he classed the extortionist as the meanest typo of criminal. He further stated that the American public musl keep a stiff front against kidnaping " and other crimes. Mr. Sears complimented Connellsville's chief of police, Andrew Thomas, and his stall of officers for their splendid cooperation "with' the Federal men In' bringing about the arrest of criminals. - Mrs. B. H. Willard. president of the - club, welcomed the speaker and other guests and then turned the program over to the leader,. Mrs. Ira D. Younkln. In a short talk Mayor Younkin said that the average citben of a ., community of the size of Connellsville is not acquainted "with police Law that Federal men had the sole j Leckrone. The.-e are seven grand- power to investigate kidnapings. I children, Harry Brown, Billy Austin, - -- · -..---. jack Lewis, Frances Brown, Milfred and Darwin Blown and Thomas Jones Mr. Blown, a retired H. C. Frick pensioner, since early in life when he visited the Philadelphia centennial and heard'a band plamg has been interested in music. Tonight the Masontown ot~which he was a mcmb'er . unfil Incapacitated by a stroke of-pmalysU several years ago, will-play"seloctions-TiPthc home. He started working an a miner when he was seven or eight years old. He was first employed in the anthracite field but removed to Faycltc county in 1885 when he went to work at the White mine at Morgan Station. He was the- first man appointed to the H. C. Frick Coke Company safety first committee and is quite proud of his record while employed by that company. Even though he cannot read music any more, Mr. Brown is still very much intereslcd. He listens to his radio each day. He once played solo alto in Gilmore-s famous band. Mrs. Brown was born at Phoenix Park, Schuylkill county, Jonunry 4, 1802, a son of the late John and Mary Brown. Mrs. Brown, who will be 72 years old May 15, is a daughter of the late Thomas and Susan Johnston of Morgan Sttition. protcclion as thoroughly should be. as tKcy The meeting wns- further- featured ^by an unusually delightful musical "program arranged by Mrs. A. C. Stlckel and presented by Miss Flor- -cncc Wilkey, talented marimba solo- ·ist, with Mrs. Marian Snyder at the ·piano Miss Wilkcy's numbers included "Mighty Lak a Rose," Ethelbert Kevin; "All Ashore" BlUy Hill; "Trees," Rashbach-Hartman; -"Schocn Rosmarlti," Krcisler; "Ah Sweet Mystery of Life," Victor Her- fbcrt, and "Intermezzo Russci'l Krcis- Icr. The musicians _werc given a -rising vote of. thanks. - " · Mrs. Willard presided over a short business session and called attention, to a play to be presented February 15 at the High School by the Junior .Culture Club, proceeds to bo for the "eye fund. '· The attractive decorations were in "charge of the observation and gard- 'cns committee of which Mrs. George : Moycr is chairman. .A small table arranged In- the .front- ot; the room was covered with a white cloth and centered with a "vase of yellow chrysanthemums flanked with slender white tapers in silver holders. A basket of pink gladioli, a potted blooming nmanllo and vase of heather adorned the stage. Hostesses were Mis. Wan-en L. j Wright. Mis. Call Pritchaid, Mrs.' Maude Rollins, Mrs. Daniel Sinclair, and Mrs. Josephine Meiandn. Approximately 150 person* heard - Mr. Sears' informative and mtcicst- mf,' talk. Included among the gucsK wore Chief of Police Andrew Thomas, who was presented by Mavor Younkin, Patrolman George H. Yolhcrs. and members "of the Con-- nollsville Ministerial "Association. Mayor Younkin represented' City Council. Monday, February 6. will bo Motion Picture Day. Mrs. Charles H SlouiTcr will be leader and the Hungry Mothers Routed in Sit-Down Strike Firemen's Auxiliary Will Banquet Tonight Local Woman Gels . .VisitorAppointment The annual banquet of the Ladies' | . y to the South Conncll^iHe HARR)SBURG, Jan. 24.--The em- VoluuUor Fire Department will be plojtncnt boaid today confirmed a held at G o'clock this evening at the ' K'oi|P of civil service appointments fire-men's rooms. |»° counl - Jssi-itancc boards, mclud- Thc affair is for members only andi in S ; . _. ... will be followed by a business session Faycttc--Junior vlsttor, $1,1*0. with the new president, Mrs. Dave Kathryn L. Campbell Connellsville, Cook, In chnrKC Bingo will bo played Arthur W. Bradford, Umontown. after the meeting. Just after this picture was token, police routed 41 tired, hungry mother« from a 24-hour sitdown slriko In St. Louis city hnll. The women hnd not o»ten for n day. They protested failure of aldermen to appropriate funds for their relief when tho WPA dropped 1,000 mathcri from its rolls. CARD PARTY IS PLANNED BIT LEGION AUXILIARY At a meeting of the executive committee of the American Legion Auxiliary Monday night a*, the Legion Home, it was voted tt hold a card party, proceeds to be for the benefit of the welfare fund, Thursday evening, February 10, at the American Legion Home. The lime is 8:30. Mrs. Charles Hiles was named general chairman. The committee m charge consists of Mrs. Nclle Scott, Mrs. C. N. McClurc, Mrs. J. R. Laughlin, Mjrs. L. W. Carpenter, Mrs. Martin Grifilak, Mrs. John Burns, Mrs. Agnes Solsson, Mrs. L. S. Robbins and Mrs. Lnrra Clark. The regular mcetlnjf followed with Mrs. Miller W. Cowan, president in the chair. Mrs. L. i. Robbins was elected delegate to the Tri-County Council meeting to be held Wednesday, February 21, at Charlcroi. BARCLAY ON BRIDGE B y S h o p a r d B a r c l a y "The Authority on Authorities" NO UNIMPORTANT CARDS KXTRAVAGANCB Is an unprofitable la bridge us It It In everything else. Playcro who wantonly toss way Intermediate crds such as nines and tens ore Ukcly to find a bit later that those little fallows have grown to giants in stature. Much of the difference between fine pLiycrs and medium onea la found in tho appraisal placed by the more aldlled ones on cards which at the itoijien'; seem unimportant but may acquire real Vdluo as " progresses. A Q 10 * V K Q 7 5 «. J 9 2 * K B S A J 9 7 2 V A 2 « A 10 7 * A J G 4 Ulo play K S 10 S S 3 (Dciler: North. Neither side vulnerable.) Sour.ii began the bidding here with n wek Uilrd-hand call of 1- Diamcnd. West doubled. North redoubled. East and South passed. West old 1-Spade. and when it got oroun] to South ho culled 1-No trump. Alter North's 2-Hcart3. South bid 2-No trump ajid West doublnd. Takca by and large, it wi a preuy ' adly bid hand. led his spade 2 and the declaicr without delay played the 10 from dummy, which drew the K nnd A- Followed a heart to tho K. 1SJ9. Kio« I another to the J and A, return of tho club 1 to the Q, the spado 3 to the 8, 9 and Q, the heart Q, the ,V«- rnond 2 to the K and A, then two spades cashed by West. With natural play following. South got all told only two tricks in spades, two In hearts, two In diamonds and onn lo clubs, «o was down one. Had South calculated before play- Ing to the first trick, ho would have realized that, with the 10 in dummy and 8 in his own. hand, play of the 10 could not pay unless Cast held the 9. Odds against his holding any one card were heavy, as West both bid the suit sjid led It, Had h« played the « to the first trick, he could not have been prevented from getting three tricks In spades, enough to have r.iado his contract safe. Tomorrow's Problem * J W 7 V 9 4 A 9 8 7 5 A A 8 6 5 A A 8 « B V A J 5 3 K 10 7 (Dealer: South. East-West vulnerable.) It North opens with a psychic bid of 1-Heart on this deal, what Is the proper course of good bidding thereafter? "enram Syttcitr. Joe. C. D. Or A. WILL HOLD SOCIAL THUKSDAi. NIGHT FOK MEMBERS. FRIENDS Court Annunciata No. 200, Cath- MRS. LAWEEXCE BRADLEY SURPIUSCD ON BIRTHDAY A surpri'C birthdny party was held Monday evening in honor of Mrs. Her Mate Her Uncle Observe 45th Anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Groff of Uniontown, former residents of Dunbar, today observed their forty-fifth wedding anniversary. Mrs. Groff, mother of Mrs. James M. Drlscoll and Mrs John Senor, and sister of Mrs. A. M Stratton, all of this city, visited here during the day. She recalled that on her wedding day, nearly a half century ago, weather conditions were similar to those today, with ram fall- Ing. Before her marriage, Mrs. Groff was Miss Maude Dean of Dunbar Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Dean of the Arlington Hotel arc her parents. They recently marked their sixty- sixth wedding anniversary. CLINTON REVIVAL CREATES INTEREST , The revival meetings at the Clinon Church of God of which Rev. ·-- George W. Byrnes is pastor, continue "" :o grow in interest and attendance. Rev. Walter Martin of Dunbar is delivering the gospel messages. The services will continue each night during the week. Rev. Byrnes extends an invitation to the public to attend. Bank Nlghls Held Legal. MEADVILLE, Pa., Jan. 24--Judge O. Clare Kent held that operation of "bank nlcht" by theatres docs not constitute a lottery. He made the ruling m an action against a theatre corporation here. With Miss Polly Miller. Miss Polly Miller will entertain the prayer meeting committee of the Methodist Protestant Church at 7:30 o'clock this evening at her home in Baldwin avenue. The committee comprises Elmer Breaklron, Robert Freeman, Mary Ellen Shlvcs, Dorothy Williams and Miss Mary Parkhill. fallen tha Misery As Host Mothers Do Rub baby's back, chest, and throat with Vlcks VapoRub and tuck him deep into bed. YThtt a comfort to know that VapoRub goes to work right away to relieve the misery ot his cold without "dosing"--without risk of stomach upsets. And what a comfort to know that long after restful deep comes, VapoRub will still bo working-two ways at once- direct through the skin like a poultice, and direct to the Irritated air-passages with Its medicated vapors. You'll find that often by mom-, Ing the worst of the cold is at \-* - -r% ~ VAPoRus. Mr*. Beatrice B. Briuon Elopinjr after one-month courtship, Mrs. Beatrice B. Brisson, 27, learned a month after.the wedding that chc had married her uncle, she testified in probate court at Fitchburg:, Mass., as she sought an annulment. Tho husband, Alexander, did not appear at the hearing. Jr.imicltc Levy Unchanged. A tax of 16 mills for city purposes the same as last year, was fixed by Je.mnette city council which adopted an oidinnnce levying a tax on all property owners whose sewage enteis the disposal plant. The budget for 1930 was fixed at $271,000. S1?OTTO'S SENSATIONAL Games were plnyed, prizes being i awarded to Mrs. Biucc Groan and I this moinlnjr at Connollsvllle State olic Daufihtcrs of America, will hold I Lawrence Bradley at her hcmc in its monthly social for members and Hyndman sticct, South Conncllsvlllc. I friends Thursday evening, January . . . 20, at 8 o'clock in Elks Hall. Members who expect to attend the Diocesan Conference and banquet of the Catholic Daughters of America to be held in the ballroom of the William Pcnn Hotel, Pittsburgh, Sund ly. M. E. EPWORTH LEAGUE -- ACTIVITIES ANNOUNCED William Hlxson was leader of the Sunday evening service of the Epworth League of tho First Methodist Episcopal Church, using as his topic "Do You Know Your Own Mind?" Special music was provided by Charles Robinson. Selections included a piano solo by Lois Ramsey, clarinet solo by Lois Hall, accompanied by-Virginia McCltlland; vocal solo by James Cropp, accompanied by Alice Mac Williams. Nineteen persons were present. - Miss Huby Taylor will entertain the cabinet members at 8 o'clock tonight at her home in Race street, South Connellsville. At the close of the prayer service Wednesday night a social will be held in the social rooms of the chunh. William Hixson will have charge oi the recreation and Miss Wilemma Cropp is chairman of the lunch committee. Stork at Hospital. A s^n was born at 10:38 o'clock Mrs. Marie Rmgcr. Mrs. C. Bradley, assisted by Mrs. Annie Grove and Mis. Coral Oiler, served lunch at a Intc hour. While the honor guest blew out the candles on n birthday c.tke her fuends sang "Hnppy Birthday." Mrs. Br."dlcy received many Tanuary'20, arc requested to make reservation by calling Mrs. J. E. Small, telephone 1127 not later than ] ScautifuV'and'u'ictu'l "gifts'. Wednesday. The conference will be- ' gin at 1:15. Miss Frances Mahcr of Kane, supreme vice-regent. Most Rev. William Hafcy, bishop of the Scrnnton Diocese, and Most Rev. Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. John Burncheck of West Loiscnring. A daugh- cr arrived at 1:05 o'clock Monday afternoon at the Hospital for Mr. and .Irs. Joseph R-batin of Perryopolis. Hugh C. Boyle, bishop of the Pittsburgh Diocese, will be honored guests and speakers at the banquet, which will be served at G o'clock in the urban room of the hotel. MRS. JAMES LEWELLEN IS" *- "- 'HOSTESS TO'D. B." CLUB The .D. B. Club" was entertained Monday n'_ht by Mrs. James Lcwel- len at the homo of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Pierce on the Springfield pike. Three tables of contract bridge were called-Into play. High prize was awarded to Miss .Marian Conner, draw to Miss Harriet Dunn and galloping to Miss Lois Keller. Guest prizes were received by Miss Catherine Wilhelm and Miss Josephine Harry.- At a late hour a dainty lunch was served by the hostess, assisted by her mother. The next meeting will be held Monday evening, February 0, at the home of Mrs. Eail Graham Stcetlnc Announced. The Queen Esther Class, of the Putt Christian Church \viil meet Thursday night at the home o£ Mrs. Robert Cnslip, 230 East Crawford avenue Tin- time is 8 o'clock CARD AND BINGO PARTY IS GIVEN BY "FIREMEN'S UNIT The weekly card and bingo party, sponsored by the Woman's Auxiliary lo the South Connellsville Volunteer Fire Company and held Monday night at the firemen's room, attracted a large crowd. Prizes were won by the following: , _ Five hundred--high, T. J Lelb; second, Mrs. Naomi McWilliams; third.-Mlss Ann Trevitt; bingo--high, Mrs. William OBrlcn; second, Mrs. Mary Trump; third, Mrs. Russell Pierce; special bingo, Mrs. Catherine Dye and Mrs. Naomi McWilliams; door--Mrs. J. D. Mortimer and Mrs. Margaret Slchroycr. Dainty refreshments wen; served. CIVIC CHORAL SOCIETY TO REHEARSE WEDNESDAY The Civic Choral Society will meet for its regular rehearsal at 8 o'clock Wednesday evening at the home of the director. Miss Helen Kcil, 1110 Race street. Will Meet Friday. The Glfancrs Class of the First United Prcsbjtcrian "Church will meet in -ogular session Friday evening at the home of Mrs. William Foi-mvalt, Morrcll avenue-. Grcen- vi ood. First U. B. Church. A meeting of the Boy Scouts of the First United Brethren Church is scheduled for 7:30 o'clock tonight at the church. The children's choir will meet for rehearsal at 6 o'clock Wednesday night at the church. The Tiled and True Class will treet this evening and every other night but Saturday to rehearse. The time is 7 o'clock. The Women's Aid Society will meet Wednesday night after prayer meeting instead of Thursday night. Members are asked to note the change. Men, teachers and officers of all men's groups of the church Bible school and any men's workers will meet Wednesday night at the close of. the prayer service. With Grace Breakiron. ._ The Girl-,' Misibonary Circle No. S of the Methodist Protestant Church will meet at 7:45 o'clock Thursday ·night at the home ot Miss Grace Brcaklron of-Eobt'Fairview avenue. Mozart Music Club will present program. Miss" Jenn' Hoover w i have charge of this feature. TONIGHT SMOKER K. of C. HALL Citizens National Bank Buildinc. ENTERTAINMENT REFRESHMENTS Benefit Spishak Casej B.i^kctball Team 8:30. Money Loaned ON YOUR AUTOMOBILE UNPAID BALANCES RE-FINANCED Cali or See L/s If You Seed w oiicy For Any Emergency Moderate Repayments Fayette Loan Co. 510 Title Trust Co. Bldg. Connellsville, Pit. Telephones 244-866 Prompt, Courteous Convenient Service Bundles and bundles must co oat to make room for our new 1939 stock. That's why--you bay one roll--set one roll FREE! CHOOSE FROM 20,000 ROLLS Regular Sc roll 2 rolls - - ... Regular lOe roll 2 rolls . . . 5c lOc Regular 25c roll 2 rolls . Bcjnilar Sic roll 2 rolls . .. Sold with Binders. J3.GO ROOM LOTS 10 Wall, 20 yds. Border, 6 rolls Celling. Thai's the zight place to get 'em, lady! Each " of these three cooking classes will be brimfal of new ideas and .recipes for everyday famify meals, company meals and parties. Easy, modern cooking methods will be featured* CONNELLSVILLE COURIER COOKING SCHOOL Tomorrow, Thursday, Friday, Jan. 25, 26, 27 / ORPHEUM THEATRE \ 9:00 to 11:00 A.'M. | Lecturer-MRS. DOROTHY BATHGATE

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