The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on January 24, 1939 · Page 5
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 5

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, January 24, 1939
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TUKSUAY, JANUARY 24, IMS). THE DAT!/? COURIER, CONNELLSVTLL.E. PA. PAGE FIVE. HEAVY FALLING OFF SHOWN IN ATKINS' ANNUAL STATISTICS Precipitation Occurred ' On 176 Days During 12-Month Period. R1CER HIGHEST ON MARCH 15 King for Spam? piceipitation during the year 1938 amounted to 32.62 inches, or a decline of 14.19 inches from the 1937 aggregate of 40.81 inches, according to a recapitulation made public to- { day by H. F. Atkins, official observer | of the Connellsville Gaging Seation No. 2 for the Weather Bureau of the Department of Agriculture. The rainfall, according lo the weather observer, poured approximately 1,400,000,000 gallons of water in Connclkvillc during the 12-month period. Mr. Atkins said theie were 176 days on which there was precipitation--148 days of ram and 28 days of snow. The "greatest amount of rain during 24 hours measured 2.15 inches on' September 12, last, while the heaviest snowfall in 24 hours was on November 24 when the ground was covered with nn eight-inch blanket. Duung the year there were 132 days when it was clear at 7 A. M.,'44 i days when it was partly cloudy and | 189 days when it was cloudy at the | same hour of the day. Mr. Atkins repoited the highest stage of the rher during 1938 was 10:15 feet reached at 0:30 A. M. on March 15 while the lowest stage was .78 of a foot on November 4. The average xtn«e of the river lor the entire year was 2.72 feet. The precipitation in inches months for /938 follows: January, 2.25. February, 2.80. March, 3.12. April, 2.33. May, 2.93. June, 6.22. July, 2.91. August, 1.J5. September, 3.97. October, 1.95. November, 2.11. December, .88. Total, 32.62. Average precipitation for a month during 1938 was 2.72 inches. During the past 10 years, precipitation totalled 400.47 inches or an average of 40.01 inches per year. The summary of precipitation in inches by years follows: 1929, 43.3G. 1S30, 26.11. 1931, 45.22. 1932, 38.50. 1933, 41.80. 1934, 35.44. 1935, 41.56. 1836, 49.05. 1937, 46.81. 1938, 32.62. Total, 400.47. The rainfall in 1036 amounted to 1,557,011,808 gallons while in 1937 it aggregated 1,485,906,681.6 gallons in the city alone. Two Girls Rob Man Who Gave Them Lift, Shoot Up Railroad Station Bj United Prcsi NEW YORK, J,m. 24--Police today held two gills, 14 and 15 years old, who alegedly "shot up" a raihond station after buying dunks with $4 they took from .1 42-year-old motorist who save them .1 "lift." Hauy Delfina of Biooklyn said that when he stopped for a traffic ! light on Ins way to liockaway Park, ' Queens. Sunday night, the two asked for a ride. One of the sirls drew n revolver, told him it a "stick up," and demanded his coat nnd trousers Dcltin.i ,s.\id he handed over the coal but deimincd as lo the tiousers whereupon they took the money from his w.illct and ouicicd him out. Polite found Mon.i Whitoworth, 15 and Mary Primavcra, H, in the .iockaway Park station of the Long Island Railroad. One of the gills police s.nd, had fired three shots "in spirit of icvelry," wounding a bystander. The two allegedly told police they went to a bar and giill near the station and spent some of the money for drinks. Police found Dclflna's automobile near the place where he said he had been stopped. The overcoat lay over one of the seals. *· by Mrs. Myers Burled. The funeral service for Mrs. Ella C. Myers of Ohiopyle was hole Sunday afternoon at the home with Rev. A. R. Mansbcrger, pastor ol the Methodist Protestant Church of Connellsville, officiating. Burial was made in Hill Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were Dale Collins, Ray Collins, Kenneth Hall, Samuel Boyd, Reed Boyd and John R. Dull. Rockwood ROCKWOOD, Man Hurt, Jan. 24. ·Frank Duke of Aostn According to diplomatic reports, the Duke of Aosta, Fascist member ot the Italian royul family, will be proclaimed king of Spain by General Francisco Franco in event of an insurgent victors 1 , in payment for Mussolini's old in the civil war. Franco would be premier. News of Tri-Town Community Reunion in St. Moritz Somerset Grangers Commend James But Rake New Dealers Nichol, blind 78-year-old farmer of Ttockwood, H. D. 3, fractured his right leg when he fell Saturday and was taken to the Somerset Hosptial. Special to rhe Courier. DAWSON, Jan. 24.--The Philathca Class of the Philip G. Cochran Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church will meet at 7:30 o'clock this evening in the social auditorium. Mrs. B. F. Husband's group will be in charge. Other Items of Interest. Janet Marie Brewer of Vanderbilt spent Thursday evening and Friday at the home of her grandparents, Mr and Mrs. C. C. Louderback of Connellsville, Miss Marie Louderback accompanied her home and visited with Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Brewer. Jimmie Moore, son of Mr. . and Mrs. George S. Moore of Vanderbil-. is able to be out again after being ill for a week. Mrs. Henry Brown and Louis Stoncr were Thurtday callers in Connellsville. Mr. nnd Mrs. C. C. Collins of Van- dcrbilt, Mrs. R. D. Henry, Mr. and Vrs. Ken H. Collins and daughter, Vivian Yvonne, were Friday callers in Uniontown. T. C. Wright of Vanderbilt is improved after a few days illness. The condition of Mrs.. Wright, who has been ill for several months, is about tile same. Mrs. E. D. Brewer and daughter, Janet Marie, of Vanderbilt, Mr. and Mrs. S. J. I. Morningstar and Dr. and Mrs. J. R. Cotte-i were Connellsville callers Sr.'.urday. Mrs. George S. Moore of Vandor- bilt is ill at her home. Mr. and Mrs. W. U. Keller and daughters, Edna Huth, Frnm-cs and Jean, were visiting with Rev. and Mrs. W. P. Sclttcr of California, Pa., Saturday. Attend Youth Council. Rev. and Mrs. J. M. Somers and Miss Imogene Frazicr of Vanderbilt, Louis Hess of North Dawson, Ben Husband, Wiss Vivian Yvonne Collins attended the McKeesport District Epworth League Youth Council hold at Greenwood Methodist Episcopal Chuich Saturday. Preparatory Service Wednesday Evening in Trinity Lutheran Church In prepaiation for the holy communion lo be administered in Trinity Lutheran Church the cus- tam.iry confessional service will be held at 7:30 o'clock Wednesday evening in the main auditorium of ihc church. The pastor will deliver a shoit meditation suitable to the nature of the mcetir.n. The order for confession will be followed. The congregation is urged to attend tli-s first communion of the year in rrcord percentage. Children will be baptized and new members received Sunday morning. Count Kurt Hautrwitz-Rcvcnttow, Danish husband of the former Barbara Button, Woolworth heiress, is reunited with tlicir son, Lance, at St. Moritz, Switzerland. The child, center of a court dispute between the count and countess lost summer, was taken to his father by nurses while the mother was vacationing elsewhere. (Cmtral Press) S INCREASE !NE BRIDGES GUARD FORCES SOMBRSET, Jan. 21.--Resolu- ions commending Governor Arthur I. James '01 his fiibt acU as the Statc'b neu Chief Executive and ithers cnndcmnniR the New Deal ^ederal Administration were adopt- i ZURICH, Switzerland, Jan. 24.-Authentic-, of the St. Gall district I reinfoiecd the guutd at Rhine bridges 1 opixaitc Austria today as the result ' of i umors Sunday that there was a · plot at Voralbcrg. Austria, to muidcr Paul Goebbcls, German propaganda believed to be unfounded, but au- guotdi range Satuidny ,, ,. ucncveu 10 w uuivwi Another' resolutio'n lecommcndcd I thoritics strengthened e SUite election law be amended | bv 10 ° mc;n .hat a voter must pi csenl a county I nx receipt issued within the last befoie he can cast a ballot. JOTndcr Jan. ?. niC V , 24.-John two years bcfoie he can east a ballot. ow»i«.«^ii*. -·». --..--««...... A petition to Goveinor James and I Scul - President of the * . r s t N a the Stale Legislature was voiced in 1 ^°TM Bat * j 11 " 1 Somerset Trust another it-solution seeking repeal o r , Company, underwent an operation amendment of the law authorizing tm removal of an abscess of the the Stale lo assume contiol of the ·"(·'* '" Somerset Community Hos- Somersct County Home and Hospital without just compensation. pital. Leaves Hospital. Pcllick, Jr., of Grindstone 1 elect of Interna has been dischaiged from Browns- . Livcngood, Jr., who is ill at her home Mary Livcngood 111. SOMERSET, Jan. 24.--Miss Mary Livcngood, daughter uf SccrcUity- AfTairs William S. ville General Hospital. here, is reported as "much improved." Poles, Meters Cop West Penn Matches Bowling on the West Pcnn alleys, the Poles \von three in a low from the Lines and the Meters took the odd game from the Motors in the Vest Pcnn Duckpm League. B. 0. Telegrapher's Body Found in Snow Bank By United Press. JOHNSTOWN, Jan. 24.--The body of a man believed lo be Joseph Gibson, 45, Baltimore Ohio Railroad :olcgraphor at Jerome Junction, Somerset county, was found buried today under a snow drift. Authorities invesligated to determine whether Gibson became 111 and froze to death during the storm yesterday, or whether he had met with foul play. His body was found by a railroad trackman. Ponliac, Michigan. Prices 8«6- jcel to change without notice. portalion, tlaic and local taxes (if optional equipment and aecestorica--extra. Take advantage of price cuts up to ?92--one of the industry's biggest! Why drive one of the lower- priced cars when for a difference of only a few cents a day you can buy a Pontiac -- A m e r i c a ' s finest low-priced car. UEXNJiTT JIOTOJl SAI,i:x 256-58 E. Crawford Avc., C'vlllc. I',i. After Cooking School Come to MURPHY'S For Your Needs Cake Flutes SOc-USc I I'io Mutes 13c-20c nreusiirlii); Cups --_.,5c-20c Condiment .Jars lOc Casserole sets ...... .$1,00 Counter 7--Downstairs. Ciui Openers ."c Mixing Spoons ............ lOc Measuring Spoons ........ Hie Kitchen Sheur.s _ ....... _____ 25c I'nstry lllcnu'rr ____ .......... lOc 1'ustry Brushes _____ ......... l()c JJiifober Simfiiln ____ ....... ... lOc Spatulas ......................... lOc Wooden Salad ilovtls ._2."c Timers .......................... iflc Etrir Heaters ........ I0c-25e Counter 14 -- Downitairs. King Molds ................ r,e Breml 1'uns ...... _ ....... 5c-10c Muffin I'mis _..IOc-1oc-25c Cake Fans . . . ."ir-JOc-l oe-aoc-'J.'ic-JiOo- t!ir Cookie CiilOrs ...... 5-c-lOc Cookie Sheets 10c-15c-20c Pie Tins ..... .. ..-.r-tOc Counter 19 -- DownsUlrs. Waffle Irons ....... $1.00 Electric Toasters S1-S1.2!) Counter 21 -- Dfmnstalrs. Pliofilm iintl OiNilk Covers ....... lt)c-25c-l'Jc Iiiilex Recipe Hook . ... 2,'x; Wax Faper ................... . lOc Crinkle .Utiftin Cups ..... lOc Counter 6-- Main Floor. "The Spot in Tottn" COXNKLLSVILLE, PA. Chilly Heads Writers. Chailes J. (Chilly) Doyle, vcUian sporti writer of the Pittsburgh Sun- Telegraph, automatically became president of the Baseball Writers Ai- socmtion oC America as the icsult of the death of President Paul Shannon. Chilly had been n.iincd vicc- prc.sidcnt during the 1038 World Scries. 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