The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on January 18, 1938 · Page 10
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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, January 18, 1938
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PAGE TEN THE DAILY COURIER. CONNELLSVILLE. PA. TUESDAY, JANUARY IS, 193S. 1:D; MOATS PRESIDENT OF SUPERVISORS A. Linton Sharpnack "Elected Secretary for COMMITTEES ·~;~-V.. ARE CHOSEN Principals in New England's "Wife Swapping" Divorce Trial Special to Ine Courier. UNIONTOWN, Jan. 18.--J. D. Moats of Georges township was reelected president of the Fayette County Road Supervisors Association at the annual convention Saturday in the Courthouse with a record breaking attendance. . · - Ray Addis of Wharton township became vice-president and A. Linton Sharpr.-ck of German township was reclected secretary for his 18th consecutive year. Michael · Schnattcrly of South -Union · succeeded William Seller of Hopwood as treasurer. Secretary Sharpnack explained to the supervisors and auditors that townships not having flrc companies sholud pass a resolution to recommend that the company protecting the township in case of flrc should receive the State relief money. ' " Mr. Sharpnack listed the townships in ' Fayette county not complying with the State requirements. An hour was spent' in a round table con- ference'with the supervisors; auditors and "others having questions explained by H. A.-Thompson, secretary of ; .the State Association. He explained the'auditing of the accounts · of supervisors and Justices of the peace and the making out of the supervisors' budget, ' laying' mlllnge, varlous'types of roads, filing reports on'WPA projects and the use of machinery. ' ". ". "R.'W. Miller, representing the Columbia Alkali Corporation, explained to the supervisors'the.different kinds of materials used in laying dust and hardening the surf ace. on'the. cheaper type roads. : The meeting adjourned to the Third Presbyterian. Church..where dinner was' served-124 .guests;.. During the noon Tiour-.thc'..tcam of Dot and Bob" from TCeistervillc . Grange entertained" with songs. Attorney J. KT/'Spurgebn "gave an enlightening talk'oh'the acts passed by the General ~: Assembly" to 'assist the supervisors who arc now preparing budget estimates. He explained new road laws and State requirements for the new year."" "". The'auditing committee audited the report of the treasurer, and the new financial: officer, Michael Schnattcrly was inducted into office. ' Secretary Thompson, who closely followed the last session of the Legislature, . said that "the law-makers in Harrisburg are heading toward centralization." He cautioned the auditors and supervisors against following "any form of dictatorial policies." Various amendments and new bills tossed into the legislative hopper last year were discussed by the secretary. The president announced the fol- TYRONE BOARD SAYS POLITICS NOT INVOLVED "Woman Manages Estate. SINGAPORE, Jan. 18.--A Yorkshire womrn, Mrs. Janet Cowling, manages a large rubber estate and controls a 'large native population single-handed in in the territory .of Papuu, British New Guinea. She is known e/ci: to many of the natives as "Janefl. Oalvin M. Watoon Mrs. E-itoUo Watson Mrs. Edith E. Ixw Raymond S. Leo ;alh ol a testifying witness in an anteroom of a Salem, Mans., urt halts the sensational "wifo-swapplnir" divorce trial for flvo Death days. The witness, Lyman Smith, 59,"coli'apsed on the stand and died In tho anteroom of a heart attack. Tho "wife-swappers" Involved arc Mr. and Mrs. Kaymond Leo of Salem and Mr. and Mr*. Calvin Watoon of nearby Topsneld. Lee, a chauffeur, testified to the "wife-swapping" angle In tho two divorce suits brought by Mrs. Lee and Wataon. Mrs. Lee firmly denied the whole story as a "pack of lies". Mrs. Watson, while admitting frequent switching of mates, maintained she never was Intimate with tho chauffeur. . . . --Central Press lowing, committees: Nominating--H a r r y C o o 1 c y, Georgesr Silas M. Fast, Nicholson; Ewing Osborn, Menallen: Stewart Henderson, Redstone, and Edward Ganoc, Springhill. Execulive-^-W. IT. · F.ankin. Upper Tyrone; Michael Ketirns, Brownsville; 'William Lancaster, Stewart; John Armstronf?, Perry, and W. F. Goughenour, Bullskin. Legislative--Ray E. Addis, Wharton; John .Schiffbaucr, North Union; Michael Schnattcrly, ' South.'Union; Joseph Blosser, Springhill, and Fred Worthington, Dunbar. Resolutions--Jack Cochran, Dunbar: Grover Stuckslagcr, Jefferson; Charles Black, Nicholson; Norman Snyder.. Saltlick," and Alvin Franks, Franklin. '-" . - _ _ . _ Financial--Frank Gleasori, Wfiar- ton; A. E. Ncwmanr German; Joel · Keffer, -Lower Tyrone; Elija Craft, LurerneT arid" Ray Shook, Washington." ' . · "·'The auditing committee is composed of '£ M. Duke, South .Union; George E. Lilleyi German, and Horsy Deal, Menallen. · "" A. Linton Sharphack, who has been active in the work of the association for the past 17 years, was honored by his election as delegate for three years. Alternates are James Moore, one year, to succeed I. P. Crossland, whose term as supervisor in Bullskin township expired, and S. M. Fast, for three years. - The holdovers from last year _are: Delegates, J. D. Moats, two years; Stewart Henderson, one year; alternates, Ray Addis, tw.o years. After attendance slips were distributed, the meeting adjourned until February 5 in the auditorium of the courthouse for the "purpose of -drawing up resolutions, etc., for delegates to take the .Stale convention, February 8 .and _9, in..Altoona. Mrs. Elizabeth .Sharpnack, wife of the county secretary, and Mrs. Maud Maust of.New Salem, .were the enrolling clerks and did with dispatch in face of the large attendance. ,,.;Attendance records.showed pervisors prcsent,.and 10 absent..Five secretaries (not supervisors) attended and. th: only township not represented was Washington. Sixteen had .-full attendance.and.ftve had.a 100 per.cent mark .with theirIboard.sec- retaries. ". .'. Forty-three auditors.attended,.with eight .townships being fully represented. .Rev. David. Hunter of McClellandtown gave the invocation at. the dinner .and led In community singing. The State.. secretary, informed Mr. Sharpnack that Fayette's annual convention was one of the most outstanding and best-attended meetings In the State during the past year. Harry George Whilsetl, Perry Township Native, Dies at Eustis, Florida Harry "George Whitsctt, 85 years old, a former resident of Perry township," Idled., Wednesday, December 22, ,at~his "home at Eustis, Lake county,- Fla.jvafter haying suffered a fall 10 weeks .before. He never fully recovered from the effects of those injuries. Mr. Whitsett was born on May 31, 1852, at "Whitsett,' Perry township, 'being the 13th" child :of_ Ralph C. and Rachel-Estep~Whitsett.:..He and- his wife Jiad -cclcbrated"thcir 59th'" w e'd d : i r7"g""aririivers'ary. ~on October 8, 1936. Mr. ; ' Whitsett and · his brothers operated the Whitsett coal" mine for years-at Whitsett where their father also owned a shovel factory. He moved to Eustis 44 years ago and was, engaged in the citrus business until the time of the big freeze when his groves were wiped out. A civil engineer and a graduate of Bethany College of Bethany, W. Va., Mr. Whitsett served tho city of Eustis as its engineer for years and at one time also was its mayor. He was a Mason and a member of the Christian Church. For the past 15 years he had divided his time between his summer home at Brevard N. C., and his home in Florida. Mr. Whitsett is survived by his widow, Arabelle S. Whitsett; a son H. Ernest Whitsott of Dcrry; one daughter, Mrs. Elmer Kipp of Daytona Beach, Fla.; two granddaughters, Gertrude Belle Kipp and Lee Celeste Whitsett; two grandsons Harry Whitsett and Paul Whitsett, all of Daytona Beach, and one sister, Mrs. H. H. Hendron of Seattle Wash., who has passed her 100th birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Whitsclt resided in Connellsville during 1001, 1902 and 1903 and have a number of relatives in Connellsville and vicinity. Mrs Whitsett is a sister of A. G. C. Shcr- bondy of JTormalville. ECZEMA ITCH STOPS QUICK Here Is one flne .way to quickly stop the Itching torture of eczema. Ask yoln druggist for n pacfcaBO of Ico Mlnt--n splcndlcT medicated crcom. pleasant .tc use and inexpensive. Just one applica Uon will show almost Instant results. .Ice Mint, a pure, snow -white crcam.'.ls mos cooling and'soothing. No lone wntt lo rcsult£. WJthln a minute from the. time you apply. Ice "Mint, the Itching torture .9 eczema Is relieved. You -will bo plcasco with the way it' works. Can be used on the most ..delicate skin or complexion.. Advertisement. '. To Inspect All .Schools. HARRISBUHG, Jan. 18.--Statewide inspection of all school buildings, in a search for weaknesses was ordered by Ralph M. Bashorc, secretary of Labor and Industry. Named Ligonler Councilman. J. B. Kelly was elected to'a vac ancy on Ligonier-- council. Alei Hoover, who had been chosen in No vembcr, declined to take the oath o office. - -'· Crochet Goes To Parties Today Incxpen- »ivc in Siring and Easy lo Do PATTERN 6034 Crochet this dainty and bewitching party frock in fresh pastel colors. Use inexpensive mercerized string and marvel at the case and speed with which you can work up the cunning full skirt, the pert puffed sleeves and the square-necked yoke. The same simple lacy stitch is used throughout. In pattern 6034 you will find complete directions for making the dress shown in sizes 4, 6 and 8; illustrations of it and of all stitches used; material requirements. To obtain this pattern send 10 cents in stamps or coin (coin preferred) to The Courier Household Arts Dept., 259 W. 14th Street, New York, N. Y. Be sure to write plainly your NAME, ADDRESS and PATTERN NUMBER Tho Pennsylvania Society of Wash- ngton, D. C., of which Congressman Bucll Snyder of Pcrryopolis is president, will hold a "Constitutional irogram and ball" in the ballroom of he Willard Hotel in Washington on Vcdnesday night. Congressman Snyder commented: "December 12, 1937, was the 150th anniversary of the Constitution in Philadelphia. Each of the 48 state societies of Washington, D. C., have cen asked to sponsor a 'consStu- tional program and ball' this year. "The Pennsylvania Society will lold its exercises on Wednesday night, January 19, in the ballroom ot the Willard Hotel. The program will jc less than an hour in length and the rest ot the time will be spent in socializing and dancing. The NBC will broadcast a 15-minute program during which Senator Joseph F. Guffey will deliver an address on 'Pennsylvania and the Constitution." " Spring Leadership Training Classes To Begin March 15 UNIONTOWN, Jan. 18.--Winter activities of the Fayette County Sunday School Association were discussed Saturday afternoon at the monthly meeting of the executive committee. President John W. Dawson was in charge and County Secretary L. G. Hoover of Connellsville announced installation ceremonies January 25 Tor the newly elected officers of the Brownsville district. - Tentative plans were made for a scries of spring leadership training classes in the three centers of the county -- Connellsville, Brownsville and Uniontown, under the auspices of the association in cooperation with the ministerial groups. The dates from March 15 to May 15. Moratorium for Pickpockets. CAIRO, .Jan. la!--Egypt's pickpockets declared a moratorium on "lifting" during the celebrations of the wedding of King Farouk and Farida Zulflca January 20. One "of Cairo's most notorious pickpockets, who has been convicted 'numerous times, made the pledge for Himself and colleagues in a letter to a newspaper. EXCUSE IT,. PLEASEJ '"Am I in fexa long stretch? Dey gimme 2 pairs of pants wit. din : suit, didn't dey?" DIRECT RELIEF LOAD IN COUNTY INCREASES 1,000 CASES IN WEEK There was a continuation of the marked incline in the number cases on direct relief in Fayette county with a net increase of 823 for the week ending January 8, according to figures made public by the Department of Public Assistance at Harrisburg. The gain was 12 pei cent. A total of 1,000 cases were opened --315 having lost private ment, 21 being dropped employ- by th WPA and 64 for other reasons--an 171 were closed--81 being given private jobs, 74 enrolled by thi WPA and 26 for other reasons. Thi new applications numbered 65i while on tho rolls were 7,709 case representing 31,854 persons and ex penditurcs aggregated $65,135.70. On January 1, the Department o Public Assistance took over 31 cases numbering 43 persons, that had been under the care of the Fayette County Poor Board. A total 0 $250.50 was expended, $1277.20 rep resenting the first "full week's allow ance and $123.30 representing re troactive partial grants. During the first week of 1938 Pennsylvania's . direct relief roll registered a total net increase 18,648 casc.ii, representing 56,00 persons. Of this total, a rise of 10, 526 cases (23,073 persons) was th direct result of the taking over o former poor board cases for whicl the department became rcsponsibl January 1. The week's net increase in relic load due to factors other than poo board transfers was 8,122 ciisc (32,931 persons). As in the recen previous weeks, this increase wa primarily attributable to losses i private employment. The Stntc wide number.of cases on January was 198,077 (638,003 persons). Relief applications filed 'during th week reached a two-year high o 15.113. This was an increase o 1,835 over the previous week's tota Expenditure. of $52,000 for week's full grants to former poo board cases averaged $4.95 per cas (average size 2.2 persons) and $2.2 per person. Fayette county ranked second higl with 798 cases for the largest numer ical increase during the week be cause 'of other reasons than poo board transfers. Postpone Tux Sales, GEEF.NSBUHG, Jan. 18.--Anothe postponement of the sale of propert for delinquent taxes has been an nounccd by Westmoreland count commissioners to allow dclinqucn taxpayers further opportunity t save the r properties, is February 15. Tiic new dnl feysione Society In Washington Plans Constitutional Ball SCOTTDALE, Jan. 18--Answering the statement of Attorney C. W. Martin in the Gertrude Swink- Upper Tyrone township · cose, a member of the school board made a full statement, asserting that politics had in no way entered the case. It \yas set forth that in May Mrs. Swink had informed the borad she was getting married and that she wanted her retirement fund money. The secretary, John Bluhm, was instructed to communicate with Harrlsburg in regard to the same and Harrisburg informed the board it must first get the resignation of Mrs. Swink; that in July, 1937, she notified the board she had changed her mind, and having the tenure act hi mind, the board felt it could not refuse her a contract and allowed her to sign the same, that later the board learned through some persons in her district that she was to become a mother and asked for her resignation, which she refused to tender. Some time in August she sent the board a letter with a statement from a Scottdalc physician saying she would not be able to teach until December 1, and in the letter stated she was taking a leave of absence until December 1. At the November 3 meeting the mother appeared to plead her case and that was previous to 'the election, it is pointed out; that at the November 23 meeting she was dismissed and that a charing was given her December 6. All the records may be found on the minutes of the board of education, it is asserted. The statement also includes the information that two Democrats and two Republicans voted for her dismissal. Meyersdale Youth Gels Instruction , ' For "Seeing Eye' MEYERSDALE, Jan. 18.--Edward J. Boyer accompanied his son, William, to Morristowh, N. J., where the latter will remain about a month undergoing instruction and training in order to be eligible to secure "seeing eye" dog which he is expected to bring home with him. 'Billy," who is past 21 years of age, was bom blind but has developed into an unusually bright person, possessing many accomplishments for one who cannot see. He attended schools for the blind anc also took courses in the high school here. Peeled rrunes Boomed. SAN JOSE, Cal., Jan. 18.--A simple suggestion may solve the problem of California's 300,000 ton excess prune supply. The idea is to peel them and cerate a new market for peeled prunes. "Socialized Medicine Vicious." YORK, Jan. 1?.--Attorney General Charles J. Margiottl, addressing the York County Medical iiocioty, termed socialized medicine as "vicious and un-American." Raw Throat? Here's Quick Action! · Kill tho cold germa that attack your throat and causo mlscrablo coldi. At the Hnt sign of "raw" throat, garglo with Zonlto. KonlU) In 0.3 times more active, by standard laboratory tests, than any othw popular non-poLsonoui antiseptic. KlUa all kinds of cold gcnn.1--of contact! And Zonlto sootbca your throat. Get Zonlfco at onco. GarIo Immediately-1 teaspoon ZonJte to half elan water. Kill cold germs before thojr spread UP Into sl- nuxca or DOWN Into bronchial tubes. You'll fed relief after tho first garglo with. Zonlto. On Our EXTRA POWER BATTERY - LUtcn to the Yoir«of Firestone Monday ·TcninK orer ". B. C. Red Network KOAD SERVICE W. Apple Street. Phone 21.' None but Farmers Milk will be used by Mrs. Dorothy Bathgate, lecturer, in The Courier Cooking School W O Protect Their Beauty and Complexion By Drinking FARMERS Farmers' Co-Operative Dairy Association

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