The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on January 28, 1939 · Page 2
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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Saturday, January 28, 1939
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PAGE TWO. i'HIi' D A / L Y u'OUtilUlR. CONNBLLSVILLE, PA. E3ATUHDAY, JANUARY 28, 193SJ. IFIRE DAMAGES RESIDENCE AT MT. PLEASANT By LYNJJE B. K1NCELL Talks, Music Will Mark B. and P. W. Meeting Tuesday Instruction School -.' Planned at District D. of A. Meeting! Flames Difficult to Completely Extinguish; Cause Unknown. OTHER ITEMS IF INTEREST W. G. Davis, superintendent . o f ' plans for a school of instruction to schools, and Dr. F. E. Grossman, I be held here in April, date to be r.n- resiclent physician at the Connells- ' nounced, wore discussed at the quav- ville State Hospital, will be the guest speakers at a meeting of the Business and Professional Women's Club to be held at S o'clock Tuesday night ot the West Penn Model Home. Mrs. Ray Martz of Scottdale will be the guest soloist. tei-ly meeting of District No. 2 ot the Daughter's of America, he'id Thursday night at Odd Fellows Temple with District Deputy Mrs. Ruth Geary in the chair. The school will be in charge of the district and visitors will be in attendance from Special to Thc Courier. MOUNT PLEASANT, Jan. Fire at 10:30, o'clock Friday 28.-nigh: The program will be in charge of j various parts of the State. Splendid tlie international relations com- | reports of the work in" the district mittee. of which Mrs. Lyne R. Scott is chairman, and Mrs. John M. Young, president, will. conduct the business session. Mary C. Venersky, Bride-Elect, Feted Miss June Crouse and Miss Jane Snyder gave a miscellaneous shower Friday night at the former's home in East Green street in honor of Miss Mary Catherine Venersky of Pittsburgh, February bride-elect. Two tables were called into play for five hundred, high prize being awarded to Miss June Lowery and low, to Miss Jean Snyder. The hon- j orcc received many beautiful gifts. | A dainty lunch was served. j Venersky will become the | bride ot Philip Gsrald Schemer of Granriview avenue at 8 o'clock Saturday morning, February 4, at the Immaculate Conception Church. Rev. Henry Geibel, pastor, .will officiate. The bride-to-be has asked Mrs. Donald Keffcr to be her matron or honor. Donald Schemer will serve as his brother's best man. A wedding breakfast at the Old Homestead will supplement the ceremony. Florence T. Herwick Weds Jack Zimmerman were heard. Duilng the social hour refreshments were served by Mrs. Olive Jackson, chairman, and her aides. The "pig", sold for the benefit of the district orphans' fund, was vccived by Mrs. Besse Conner. Approximately ninety-five persons were present from the following councils in the district: Ohiopyle, Mill Run. Vanderbill.. Scottdale, Mover, Dunbar and Connellsville. Two lodges were not represented. The next district meeting will be held Friday Dunbar. evening. April 1 ), Enjoyable Mystic Tea Given by'D. of U. V. .The home of Mrs. L. B. Gangn- vrave, 503 East Murphy avenue, was the scene of an enjoyable social event Friday eevnir.g, the occasion being a novel and beautifully appointed mystic tea, sponsored by Emma B. Goodyear Tent No. -IB, Daughters of the Union Veterans, and in charge of Mrs. Gangawere, Mrs. John 1. Zimmerman and Mrs. J. B. Kerns. More than thirty persons attended. A feature of the evening w?(s an entertaining program. It was: Piano solos, "J 'eu d' eau," Ravel, and | "Rush In Honk Korsk," Chasms, Mrs. ' Thelma Christv Smith; piano solos, "Meditation," ".Merry Widow Waltz" badly damaged the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank D. Barnhart in Walnut street. The fire started in the cellar and spread to the first floor before it was discovered by Mr... and Mrs. Barnhart, who were sitting before an open fire in another part of the house reading. The names had reached the top floor when firemen arrived after the alarm had been sounded by Miss E.nma Jo Sawyer, who lives next door to the Barnharts. Several times it was thought the fire had been extinguished only to have it break out anew in .some other place, and the house had to be flooded vith writ 1 .::-. It is not known how the fire started. This 's the .etonc) time I'm: Qarnhart home has been damaged by fire, n house in Mount Pleasant tov;n- shlp being burned to the ground previous to their movinj! into Mount Pleasant. Exact amount of damage done has not been determined. Son Is Bom. A son was born to 'Mr. and Mrs Alex rF St;im;iu-J ai F-'rk Memorial Hospital Friday night. Mrs. Mary Harvan Dies. Mrs. Mary Hnrvan, wife of John Harvan o! Bridgeport, died Friday afternoon at the home of a dauga- tcr, Mrs. Andrew Komarny of Bridgeport street, after a brief Announcement is made o£ the marriage of Miss Florence Tally Herwick oi 309 South Prospect street and Jack L. Zimmerman of 1203' Sycamore street. The ceremony took place November 25, 1938, at the parsonage of the First Methodist Protestant Church at Cumberland, Md., with the pastor, Rev. George E. Baughman, officiating. and "On the Magic Lake," Lois Jean j tion Church in charge of Rev. V. Angle; readings, "Little Boy Blue," ; Jar.da. Interment will be in Visita- j BENEFIT CARD PARTY IS GIVEN AT DAWSON One of the largest and most delightful social events given at Dawson in recent months was a benefit card party sponsored by groups A to J of Sacred Heart Church of Dawson. The party was given Thursday night and owing 4o the large crowd the parish hall was given over to the five hundred players, tables being arranged in every available space. Tables for bridge were arranged in the parsonage. Prizes for five hundred were awarded to Patsy ?arro-ta, George Much, George Hixson, Phil Keffer, Howard Colbert, Mrs. Ted Shaner and Thomas Hone. Prizes for auction bridge went to Miss Henrietta Downing and Miss Zara Marie Forsrri, while the award for contract bridge was received by A, VanHorn. Mrs. Frank Landymore was winner of the door prize and a beautiful silk Quilt was won by Tony DeLone. Miss Viola Bordas was general chairman of the party which concluded with refreshments served by Mrs. John Ferrari, chairman, and her aides. Mrs. Charles Gaal was chairman of the prizes. Eugene Fields, and "What's Name," original, Mrs. Nell Wcisigcr; two dance- numbers, Marilyn Wcis- iger. The program was enjoyed in its entirety and the participaonts were greeted w i t h generous applause. Chinese checkers and rn- other game were played, prizes being swarded to Mrs. W. B.-Carson, Mrs. W. Penrod, Lois Jean Angle and Miss Helen Angel. The door prize was won by Mrs. Sadie McClintotk. Later in the'evening a tasty lunch was served, guests making their selection from a menu on which the food was listed under a comic name. WILHELMLVA CLUB GIVES COVEKED-DISK SUPPER The Wilhelmina Club gave a covered-dish supper at 6:30 o'clock M. FAXCYWORK CLl'B MEETS AT AVATKI.VS HOME The M. L. Fancywork Club was deiightfuJly entertained Thursday night by Mrs. Elmer Wntkins at her home in Pittsburg street, South Connellsville. Ten members were present and Spent the evening at fancywork and games. The hostess, assisted by her daughters. Misses Gertrude and Elizabeth, served tasty refreshments. The February meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Charles Weyant. Ohiopyle OHIOPYLE, Jan. 28. -- Church services will be held Sunday morning after Sunday school in the Baptist Church, as Hev. F. S. Wortman is conducting revival services at Mill Run Baptist Church. Personals. Mrs. Thomas Fi-y returned to her home in Pittsburgh Wednesday after a two weeks visit -with her sister, Mrs. Elizabeth·RafTerty. Mrs. P. .F. Frye and Mrs. Mary J. Morrison were among the callers in tion Cemetery. ChlW Badlj- Burned. Paul Psklernbn, four-year-old ?on of Mr*. Helen Poklemba of Mammoth, wns badly burned about the back, hips :nd left arm, when he fell backwards into a tub of scaling water at his home at 7:30 o'clock Thursday evening. He is r.t Fnck Memorial Hospital where his condition is considered f.iir. Injured in Fall. Miss Blanche Galley ot Soutn Church street, a teacher in RHmsay High School, is suffering from a fall on the icy streets Thursday evening. She is confined to her home. .Supervising" Musical Production. Miss R u t h Codder, supervisor of music in the schools, will supervise a musical comedy. "Rose ot the Danube," the annual musical presentation of the Ramsny High School, in the high school auditorium next month. There will be special scenery and costumes. Grecnsburp Attorney Speaker. Attorney Lewis C. Walkinshaw of Greensburg will be the speaker before the Junior V.'oman's Club t:f Mount Pleasant it meets Thursday evening at the home of the Misses Evans in South Church street. To Conduct Mass. At 10:30 o'clock Sunday morning, Rev. Father Oliver Augustine Gros- jelin, O. S. B., a former resident of Mount Pleasant, will be celebrant at a solemn high mass at St. Joseph's Church. Rev, Grosselin, a son of Mrs. Mary Thursday night at the home of Mrs. [ Connellsville Wednesday evening and Peter Hanker, 278 East Fail-view I Thursday. Mrs. Ciyde Moore of Hnrrisburg. formerly of Ohiopyle, is enjoying a visit at Saint Petersburg, Fin. Mrs. E. B. Cockley of Boswell attended the funeral of J. Gibson at Mill Hun on Wednesday. Ray Burnworth has gone to Detroit, Mich., to seek employment. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Johnson and Oran Waters motored to Uniontown Thursday. Fora Lenhart, Paul Corristnn and Bobby Wildey are' spending a few days at their homes in Ohiopyle. avenue. Places were laid for eleven members and two guests. A color s-cheme of pink and white was prettily carried out. The centerpiece was a bouquet of cut flowers and the favors were small pink baskets filled with mints. The supper was followed by a short business session in charge of the president, Mrs. Earl Sharp. A special prize was received by Mrs. Charles Glotfelty and eacli member gave a sift to Mrs. Harry Bates whose birthday was January 17. Bingo, for which many prizes were They are students at West Virginia awarded, was enjoyed. .. j University. ,, ' I Body Brought Home ^\ CL ? B GIVES GIF:rS Thc bod y ° f Wade Eungard was TO MISS. SADIE McCLINTOCK ! removed to his mother's home in the ^ A t a. meeting o£ the Thrift Club j Fleming apartment Friday from ConneJl.svffia where it was taken after he was found with a "buddy," both dead, in a truck cab. Death was caused by carbon-monoxide. It is thought the two, driving a truck with freight from Philadelphia to Ur.ion- 'town, after being awake all night, stopped their truck at the side of the road to take a nap,- leaving the motor run, causing their death. Grosselin the late Augustine Tuesday night at the home of Mrs. J. R. O'H;:ra, Mrs. Sadie McClintock was presented with many useful gifts in honor of her birthday. The door prize was won by Mrs. Jesse Soliday and the "pig" by Miss Florence McClintock. Awards for games went to Mrs. Florence McClintock, Mrs. Soliday and Mrs. Ann Barnhart! The next meeting will be held Friday evening, February 27, home of Mrs. Orval Bryncr'. Connellsvilie. at the South Connie IVandel Jfoslcss. The Gel-Togsther Club was delightfully entertained Friday evening , ...,,,,..,,, ,,,.,, a. tne home of Miss Connie Wandel, I town of Kn-i East Crawford avenue. Games and dancing were the diversions. A daint/ lunch was served by the hostess, assisted by Miss Dorothy Beeman and Miss Gcrnldine McGivcrn. Licensed to Marry. Edward L. Ulery of Kreger and Minnie Kinsey of Connellsville, Homer Smith and Reginia Prinkey of Mil! Run and Archal R. Shownvui of Srnock and Inith R. Smith of Star Jun-.-tion were licensor! to \vrc! at French Plane Crashes. COLOGNE, Jan. 28.--Two passengers and four members of the crew were killed Friduy when a Paris-' Berlin plane of the Air France Line rasiied into. a smokestack at the pps'ack. The crash occurred in .1 heavy Jog. Grosselin, was born in Mount Pleasant, baptized in St. Joseph's Church, attended St. Joseph's school and moved some years aso to Greensburg. He was ordained in Rome and returned to America in December, 1938. Rev. Gosselin will be assisted at the mass by his uncle, Rev. Anthony Benedik, pastor of St. Hubert's Church. Point Marion, as deacon, and Rev. Philip A. Dugan, pastor of St. Joseph's Church, as arch deacon. Rev. Bfvriedik will deliver the sermon. Rev. Benedik is also a former Mount Pleasant boy. Music will be furnished by the Women's Congregational Choir under the direction of Mrs. Walter J. Burns. Wife Preservers To scve las'.-minute work when you arc goir.g to make a fresh, tomato salad for guests eif when you haven't much lime lo prepare a meal, drop ihflni into hot water and skin tJicm Early in toe day. Put in covered vegetable pan, and they are all ready ;'or tlie iRst-rrmute preparations for Yr.e wi!:,' All America Marks 29th Boy Scout Anniversary poster, showing how "Scouting Carries On American Ideals", A theme of Boy Scout Week from Feb. 8 to M, marks the 29th anniversary of the incorporation of the Boy Scouts of America. 39,750 Boy Scout Troops, Cub Packs and Sea Scout Ships maw include 1.233,950 boy* and men, a membership gain of better than 13% in the pagt year. Since the beginning of Scoutirg in America 8,400,000 boys and men have been identified with the Movement.. Besides her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Komnrny of Mount Pleasant, and one son. Jack Harvan of Grcensburg. One sister, Mrs. Mary Vargo ot Hecla, also survives. The funeral service will be held at ·; !) o'clock Monday morning at Visits- j BARCLAY ON BRIDGE B y S h e p a r d B a r c l a y "The Authority on Autho dos" I'USSV-FOOTING IfUXlLJS j VIGOROUS MEASURES arc : necessary when the fate of a deal depends upon uome one factor. Making a mile! gesture In ihi £en- cra.1 direction of what you are trying to accomplish may bo as unproductive 03 no effort at all. It you decide In your own mind thut a certain line ot activity ia absolutely essential, that you must attain a c?rUiSn objective before the enemy can attain a particular one of his own, do the job up right., by calling your best {orccs into play. the unbid heart suit, the -i, which East won with the K. Having so much strength himaelf and South having bid no tirongly, Mast felt that his partner's hand was probably devoid of entries and UIE**_ the heart suit therefore would be lioneiL'ss. It sccnifd to him that rho mix uf tho hand depended on removing Llic diamond entry from trie dummy before the clubs were set up. Su he returned the diamond ','. Declarer then made his contract easily, taking in the diamond Q, three high clubs, the diamond A, two more clubs and two spades. If instead of Lhc M East had re- Lur:ied the diamond K, the two long: cluba in dummy would have been killed and the contract would have been set no matter what South did. (Dealer; North. Both sides vulnerable.) Easr. inaugurated the bidding of this deal with 1-Spade. South made tho very strong vulnerable bid of 1-No trump, though he probably should have douoled. West passed mid North bid 2-Ciubs, South 2- Diamonds, and North 3-No trump. · Both opponents having bid No trump and so having indicated some spade strength, West decided to lead * S 4 3 V 9 " i * K 9 J K Q 8 | ' s | A J 10 6 2 A K Q J 10 8 V A .1 * A 2 4. A 4 3 (Dealer: South. East-West vulnerable.) What la the correct bidding of thia hand''. e clteres Sr.ldjflK, I/If. Meyersdoic SCOTTDALE'S ALUMNI WILL FETE SQUADS Gridders and Basketeers | Consul Who Was to Be ! Speaker at Rev. DeVivo I Dinner Transferred · Dr. George M. Bombassei Fraseani, I Italinn consul in Pittsburgh for the last three years, will be transferred to France to open a new consulate in the southern section of the country. Pending selection of a successor, Dr. Nino Caltibro, secretary to the transferred consul, will remain in Pittsburgh as acting consul. Dr. Frascani had been scheduled POP P R n f n R A M U 0 speak at the testimonial dinner. r-v^rs r rVo»Jr\/-uvi , ^^ fo _. Rev Fat her Henry DeVivo, pastor of St. Rita's Italian Roman Catholic Church, at Pleasant Valley' To Be Guests at Big Dinner. NO DATE FIXED Special to The Courier SCOTTDALE, Jan. 28.-- Richard Wise, president of the Scottdale High School Alumni Association, has been directed to appoint a committee to arrange for a banquet in honor of the athletes of Scottdale High School, both members of the football and basketball teams. Country Club at 6:30 o'clock Sunday evening, February 19, when the priest is to be formally presented with the medal of chevalier from the crown of Italy, givinr; formal recognition to the fine work of the West Side pastor among the people of his I congregation and denomination. This was decided upon at a meet- The dinner is being sponsored by ing of the association held Thursday evening in the high school. Ready to Take Pliml. A group meeting was held Friday evening by members of the Scottdale Civic and Industrial Association in the First National Bank at which Mme plans were whipped into shape which the association may receive the lodges of the Order of Sons of Italy in America, F. F. Concordia No. 454, and Baibo Aquila D'ltalia No. 1686, of Com:ellsville, officials ot which are hopeful a successor may be designated in time for the ceremony. the property of the Scotldale plant conducted preparatory of the Carnegie-Illinois Steel Cor- "" J -" --·* r i ' 1 "" » poration when it is turned over to the association. It is understood that the plant will officially be surrendered next Wednesday. To Lead Service. Mrs. James Long of Connellsville will be leader at the special prayer service to be held at 2 o'clock Sunday af ternoon at the church home, Chestnut street and 7 out'.;s avenue, by the Church of Christ. It is another quarterly day of prayer and is observed by all churches of this denomination. be f orme( j vl}le TTnHed Presbyterian Church s e r v i c e s Thursday and Friday evenings at the United Presbyterian Church and will conduct a communion service st the church here at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon. May Have School Bantl. The question as to whether Scottdale will have a high school band will be decided within the next week. At a meeting Thursday evening at the high school, a representative of a Pittsburgh music house explained a olan by which a band could To Attend Service. Thc- Alpha Tri-Hi-Y will attend church in a body at Trinity Evangelical and Reformed Church at 10:45 o'clock next Sunday morning. Thn pastor, Rev. W. H. Shollenberger, will preach a special sermon for youth. Franfc M. Lala Dies. Frank M. Latta died Friday morning at his home at Irwin R. "u. 'j, (Straw Pump) after a prolonged- illness. He was born at Ruffsdale and spent his life as a millworker in the steel- mills at Homestead. He was well known in this community. Mr. Latta was a member of the Presbyterian Church at Irwin. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Sadie Lynn Latta, a daughter of the late Cor'' " and Margery Lynn of Ruffsdale, and two sons, William and James Latta at home, also the fol- J lowing brothers and sisters: Mrs. Cora Ilcndrickson, Derry; Derry; William W. Latta, New Stanton; Mrs. Pearl Courtwright, Painesvile, Ohio: 'James Latta and Boyd Latta, both of Hunker, and Mrs. Gertrude Battison, Irwin. The ' -ral service will be held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at the home. Interment will be in Mount Lebanon Cemetery at Tarr. To Conduct Communion. Rev. G. R. Krupu of the Connells- "Memories" Fond memories--and mother recalls how her own mother lined up her little family at bed time and gave them Father John's Medicine--telling- thcm 'twoulH help check their colds and make them stronger men and women. Father John's Mcdi- cme is still the favorite medicine in many homes. Today, as then, sensible mothers follow the example of their own, mothers by Riving their families Father John's Medicine for colds and body ^building. It is pure, wholesome, rich in vitamins and free from all injurious drugs. FATHER JOHNS HEQOE Citizenry Organized, UNIONTOWN, Jan. 28.--Organization of the Merrittstown Community Club has been perfected by citizens of that community who have adopted a program calling for improvement, ot social end cultural life. C. E. Hess, supervising principal of Redstone township schools, is president. Dr. Charles C. Kyan of Republic vice-president, William D. Gault oC Filbert, secretary and R. Franklin Hibbs treasurer. MEYERSDALE, J a n . 28.--Mrs. Thcrnns A. McKcnzic entertained Tuesday evening in honor oC Miss Agnes Ebaugh, who celebrated her birthday January 24. The evening was spent in playing "500" alter j which a two-course lunch was j served. Miss Ebaugh received a i number of benjtiftd gifts 1 . Those, beside the guest o£ honor present, j were Mr. and Mrs. Charles Balden, Mrs. Sampson McKenzic, Mrs. Mollie Shaffer and the Misses Esther Stac- cr, Mamc Annie Oiinger and Thomas und Charles McKonzie. Garden Club Supper. Annual covered dish luncheon o£ members of the Mcycrsdale Garden Club was held in the basement of Zion Lutheran Church Wednesday with -34 members present. After the luncheon Marian Barbey, coun- j wore recent visitors in Cumberland. Will Probated. GREENSBURG, Jan. 28. -- Thc will of Joseph Tomosi, late of South Hunf'ngdon township, was probated here. The estate is valued at 86,200 and Samuel Tomasi is the executor. The estate has been willed to relatives. ty economics representative, gave a very interesting talk on the care ajid arrangement of house plants. The committee was composed of Mrs. Hamilton McWhinney, Mrs. Homer Baer, Mrs. J. B. Cook, Mrs. W. O. Houck and Mrs. Santo Lucente. Personals. Miss Edna Knepper, who recently vmclerwent an operation in the Memorial Hospital at Cumberland, Md., has returned to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Fike, where she is getting along nicely. Thomns Welle 1 . 1 of Akron, Ohio, is j spending a week here visiting his father, T. A. Welltr. . Mr. and Mrs. George Wagner Mr. and Mrs. Charles Province o£ Uniontown visited their relatives, 1'r. and Mrs. Charles Olitt during the week. Try Our Double-Duty Cleaning! Goodwin's cleaning Is double-duty cleaning --it improves the appearance ot" your clothes and makes them last longer at the same time. Each type of fabric is given special, individualized attention according to its own particular specifications. Bach garment is returned to you fresh, new, rejuvenated. CHOKE GOODWIN CO. nc Cleaners Dyers C O N N E L L S V I L L E , PA. D A N C E Auspices Anccda t'lnt CRYSTAL BALLROOM, Fairbanks, Pa. Saturday, January 28 Lee Barrett His Orchestra . A d m i s s i o n 35r. Wednesday, February 1st, is the last day on which to pay the third installment of 1938 School Taxes without penalty. C. K. McKESSON, Tax Co!!ector T HE. man who starts at the bottom and goes to ' the top, through his own ability, has inestimable value! Experience is the best teacher . . . . be it good or bad. awe. Res. 32*M H9-E3 5. PITTSBURGH ST. CONWOLSVlUe, PA. 1 Employ No .Agents or Soldtors"

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