The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on January 30, 1939 · Page 7
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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Monday, January 30, 1939
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MONDAY, J A N U A R Y THE DAILY COUTUKn. nONNKLLSVTLLE. PA, PAGE SEVEN. BENEFICIAL SOCIETY TO END SERVICE Goes Out" of Business With Passing of Scottdaie Mill. An Oil Heir Goes to Work OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST SCOTTDALE, Jan. 30.--A meeting of the Scottdaie Iron and Steel V/Givicrs Beneficial Association was held at 3:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon «t the o-Tice ot the ScoUdale plant of the Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corporation, made necessary by the by-laws which stale that when the plant is dismantled or passes from the hands of the organization, the beneficial society shall cease to exist. The mill property will be relinquished by the Carnegie Illinois Steel Corporation to the Scottdaie Civic and Industrial Association Tuesday night, January 31, at midnight. The money in the tiensury will be divided between the 262 members. It will be approximately $758 par man. The SI ,867 waiver at the First National Bank will be offered for sale and the amount will be added to the check to be received by the members, the sale to bo consummated before the last day of February. Another meeting will be held March 3, at which time a report will be made to the men and afterwards checks \vill be mailed out. Vernon H. Stoncr, president oE the association, presided at the meeting. Scouts Feed Game. As small game cannot secure food during the weather such as has been had in this vicinity during the posl two weeks. Troop No. 2, Boy Scouts of America, led by Scoutmaster Alfred Fisher, has been feeding game and. will continue to do so unti! weather conditions improve. Other "troops may join in this work later. Visit Owensdale Church. St. Paul's Luther League attendee the services of the Christian Endeavor Society of the Unitsd Brethren Church at Owensdale Sunday evening. It took the place of the regular league service. Guild to Meet. The regular meeting of the Otterbein Guild of the United Brethren Church will be held at 8 o'clock Thursday evening at the home o Misses Leviah and Sara Sherrick. Birth at Hospital. A daughter was born to Mr. anc Mrs. Charles Collins of Wooddale a 31:05 o'clock Saturday morning it Frick Memorial- Hospital, Moun Pleasant. Mrs. II. C. Miner HI. Mrs. Howard C, Miner has been il at her home, 19 Chestnut street since last Friday. Attend Church Service. .Rev. Norman AV. Shollcnberge: preached on "Religion of Make- Believe," Sunday morning when members of the Alpha Tri-Hi-Y attended the Trinity Evangelical and Reformed Church in a body. Conducts Worship Period. Miss Irene Coltaorn, temperano superintendent of the Methodist Epis copal Sunday School, had Charge of the worship at the Sunday morning service of the school Sunday. Forensic Team Is Selected Probe Cavalier Disaster "Winthrop Rockefeller Reports for 'Work Winthrop Rockefeller, fourth son of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller. Jr., enters the office of the foreign trade department of tho Socony-Vacuum Oil Co., in New York. The husky 26-year-old six-footer had worked at every branch of the oil industry except foreign fade. During the last year" he has been with the Chase National Bank, rotating through various departments. (Central Press) News of Tri-Town HAPPENINGS IN A N D A B O U T Special to Thc Courier. ' 4 i «r~ ps 1 P" A f" A K. 1 "T" DAWSON, Jan. 30.--The East;/V\ I . r L u A o A l N I Liberty Fancy work Club met at thc home of Mrs. Peter Miller of Liberty Thursday evening. The business · meeting was in charge of the presi- | dent, Mrs. Howard Colbert. After- j wards, fancy work was the diversion of the evening. The club prize was won by Mrs. Howard Colbert. Other! prizes were won by Mrs. George i Beatty and Mrs. Colbert. A delicious lunch was served by the hostess. Thc next meeting will be held j Thursday, February 9, at the home | of Mrs. Clarence Murray of Liberty, j Baked Ham Supper. ! The Ladies' Aid Society of the; James Cochran Methodist Episcopal i Church of Vanderbilt held n baked ; ham supper Thursday evening. Due : to the bad weather, there was a j smaller crowd than expected. Mrs. Frank Angle and children, Lois Jean and Robert, of Conncllsvilie were week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Goldsboro. Mrs. H. E. Moore, Mrs. Bess Fruzier and Mrs. F. A. Tarr of St. James Park, Mrs. Paul H. Collins of Vanderbilt, Mrs. Andrew Haas and daughter Jar.e, attended The Courier cooking school Friday. County Sckooi Districts Get State Grants Scholarship to Be Given County Pupil In Essay Contest UNIONTOWN, Jan. SO. --Announcement was made by Sergeant James K. Smith, general chairman of the sixth annual Americanization Day committee, that a scholarship ·\vill be offeerd this year to the boy or girl of Fayette county high school senior classes, either public or porachial. Senator Anthony Cavalcante will offer to the winner cf the American Legion essay contest a scholarship to any college in the State. The subject of the essay is "The Contribution of the American Form of Government to Democracy." The winner v/ill be announced May 1. Scrap Steel Purchased. PITTSBURGH, .Jan. 30.--Subsidiaries of United States Steel Corporation have purchased 13,000 tons of scrap steel for consumption in this area, the first open market purchase by the company in the Pittsburgh district in more than a year. Nonchalant Survivor Charles A. Talbol Charles A. Talbot, Brookiino, Mass., Harvard bi'.sines.- school student, cr.lir.iv putfs a cigarette as he tells of his adventures. He was one of the ts:i survivor." of the Cavalier, brought to New York by the tanker Esso Baytown. ^Reimbursements in the sum of. $7,000,000 for part payment of teachers' salaries in public school districts of the fourth class are being approved today by Auditor General Warren R. Roberts. Schools in districts of this class receive 50 per cent aid from the State. First class districts receive 25 per cent, and second and third class 35 per cent. Where the teacher valuation is rated between 550,000 and S100.000, the districts receive 60 per cent State aid, and under $50,000 the propostion is 75 per cent. In no instance may a school district receive more than 80 per cent aid from the Commonwealth. The appropriation for thc 1937-39 fcieimium for reimbursement to school districts under the Edmonds Act, and amendments, was SGO.COO,- 000, leaving a deficiency of approximately $1,000,000 to be provided for by subsequent appropriation. The current payment is the second hall of the total allotment for this purpose and ends with the close of the school year, July, 1938, In Fayette county, the amounts were: BelleVernon, $6,622.31. Brownsville Township, 51,860. Bullskin Township, $5,003.40. Connellsville Township, $2,394.75. Dawson, $1,004.40. Dunbar, $3,048.07. Everson, $892.80. Fairchance, $5,775.30. Fayette City, $4,331.47. Franklin Township, SG,402.12. Henry Clay Township, $2,790. Jefferson Township, $0,440.25. Lower Tyrone Township, $2,511. Markleysburg, $223.20. Masontown, $8,253.75. New Salem Ind., $4,519.80. Nicholson Township, $4,932.72. Ohiopyle, $1,782.11. Point Marion, $9,130.50 Saltlick Township, $5,007.12. Smithflcld, $1,792.57. South Connellsville, $3,490.29. Springfield Township, $4,422.15. Springhill Township, $5,263.80. Stewart Township, $3,162. Upper Tyrone Township, $4,515.15. Vanderbilt. $2,197.12. Washington Township, $10,357.87 Wharton Ind., $223.20. Wharton Township, S3,180 60 Total, $121.529.82. Special to The Courier. MOUNT PLEASANT. Jan. :',0.-Mrs. A n n a Rihanek. wife of Andrew Rihanek, of Southwest, died i»t ?»:20 o'clock Saturday evening in Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, a f t e r a lingering illness. Mrs. Rihanek w^.s a mombt.-r nf ;he United Brethren Church and the Mount Pleasant Court of A m u r a n t h . | Brides her husb;inri nhc is sur- i vived by one son. Dr. W i l l i a m i Rihanek of Mount Lebanon, Pitts- j burgh; her mother, Mrs. Barbara. · Forojt, and the following brothers ; and sister, her tv/in; StanH-y, .losrph,' Charles nnd \ V i l - j r . m nf Mour.t P'f.'ns- ant nnd Mrs. Mary Mulr.c of Van- dcrbill. Thc funeral service will be hold :ii 2 o'clock Tuesday itfu-rnoon r.i the home in char fie of Rev. E. G. Sawyer, pastor of ihe L'niUxi Brethren Church. Iics A f t e r Childbirth. Mrs. Phyllis Miller, '21 years c'.d. w i f e of Edi?or. Miller of near Somerset. dii?d :st 7:45 o'clock Siil'.irday evening in Frick Memorial Ho^pi'.al. Mrs. M i l l a r gave birth to a son t h a t died al b i r t h .it 7:15 o'clock. Coaster Injured. Frank FuJmcr. 16 years old, of I C O No^th Diamond streot Miff or fd n f r a c t u r e d collar bone Saturday when the r-ied on which Ivj was riding went under n car in North Church strt-et. The driver of the machine saw the boy coming down West Vine street onto Church streot and ran it n I poh; to avoid s t r i k i n g the youth who I .slid under the cnr, i n j u r i n g himself. Committee Organizes. I The Bohemian house committee, ! re-presenting the three Bohrmian 1 lodges, doc ted the following officers ,'it a meeting held, in the liail Friday evening: President. Mrs. Rn.s«* Hud- v.cmu; secretary, Frank Rydl^, Jr.; j finrifivKil secretary, Mrs. M a r y Pfeifer, ' and treasurer, James Smith, Jr. Special Service, At the special young people's service held in the Reunion Presbyterian j Church Sunday morning. -Miss Ruth ; Hank led the responsive rending and | Robert George gave the Scripture i lesson. Rev. J. E. Hartman, the pas' t tor, preached a sermon on "What Is · Lacking." The women's chorus furn: ished special music. i In Friuk Hospital. John Gurber of Ruft'sdtilc, believed suffering with pneumonia, was ad- m i t t e d Sunday to Frick Memorial Hospital lor treatment. To Banquet Saturday. The Hook and Ladder Company of the Mount Pleasant Fire Department will hold its a n n u a l banqeut next Saturday evening. Class to Elect. Thc annual election of officers of the Ladies' Bible Class of the Reunion Presbyterian Church will be held at 6 o'clock Monday evening at a covered-dish dinner at the home of Mrs. D. H. Stoner in College avenue. Brands Roosevelt "Kerensky." BERLIN, Jan. 30.--P r e s i d e n t .Roosevelt was called "the Kerensky of world revolution" in a Nazi newspaper. The description appeared in thc Berlin Boersen Zeitung in an editorial commenting on a telegram sent to Moscow by Earl Browder, head of the Communist Party in the United States. According to the Zeitung, the American Communist praised Roosevelt for his challenges to world Fascism in the message"to Moscow. PERRYOPQLIS, Jan. 30.--Entrants for thc coming forensic contests have beer, selected from the student body of Perry High and arc as follows: Debiilc, Lena Lomango, John Sardin, James Hazy, Leo Colelli,'Mary Jane Car;- nnd Johanna Marshall; oration, L. A. Brown, Jr.; Shakespearian selection, Donald Shelkey; extemporaneous speech, Margaret Baughman: poetry reading, Gloria Cortes; violin 'solo, Lori-am Linl; trombone solo, W i l l i a m W i l k i o ; baritone solo, Rudclph Statzula; flute I solo, Doris Sessk-r; saxophone solo, ' Joseph Rcdic; trumpet solo, Leonard Hanamm; clarinet solo, William Palondcr; piano solo, Johanna Marshall; contralto solo, Eleanor Wilson; soprano -olo, Margaret Baughman; girls' trio, Margaret Baughman, Eleanor Wilson and Gloria Cortes; tenor solo, George Kuhns. The girls' ensemble and chorus is under the direction of Miss Roennu Kamcrcr. Thc program for thc fellowship dinner to be held in the Christian Church Wednesday has been completed and is as follows: Group singing; address, Earl Curtis, principal of Perry Township High School; rending, Johanna Marshall; trumpet and trombone duct, Lloyd Marshall and Jack Thorpe; address, Rev. Leroy Carter of thc Central Christian Church of Uniontown. "CrlmC Doesn't Pay. A. W. Dirmore of Milwaukee, Wis., a former racketeer who served two prison terms, spoke to the young j people of thc high school and upper grades Friday morning on thc sub- j ject, "Crime Doesn't Pay.'' He : stressed thc importance of obedience j to both parents and teachers. He i hus given this talk to many of t h e ; schools in this section and lie hopes lo talk in al! the schools of Pennsylvania, Raise L'nlform Fund. A dance nnd games party was held Wednesday n i g h t in the study hall of the high school building for the purpose of raising money to cover the cost of uniforms purchased for the four cheer leaders, Dorothy Statzula, Norma Lomango, Betty Shelkey a n d ! Ray A d n i r Townsc-nd. There were j about 100 present i Al Afternoon Tea. ! Mrs. F.. T. Thorpi.-. Mrs. H. D. Stricklcr, Mrs. J. S. Thorpe. Mrs. O. . .' Luce, Mr.-;. Hnrry Bell, Mrs O. P. Pore and daughter. Marie, attendee! . the ten given by thc women of the . Rcliobclh Church Friday afternoon a t ' '.he home of Mrs. Bessie Wells. j In College Play. ; Mi:.; Bcf.y I,ure, d a u g h t e r of M r . 1 .ind Mrs. O. A. I.uce, and a senior ;ii Miis--;ini;u:n Colk^e, w;is Marred m tin; t:lk; role of "Tin; Oid Maid," even ky the senior cln.^s la. c t \vook. Entertain Class. ! Tommy McClellan and Ralph | G a r d i n e r en'.ertuinod their Sunday | M.'hool elru-'s in thc former's hcmc ' Thursday night. The teacher of thc j class is Joseph Kenning. Debate in Assembly. Thc Perry High School Assembly Wednesday afternoon was under the direction of Dalf; Martin, who htid four members'of his debating team rHscuss the question: ''Resolved, That thc United Stales Should Establish an Alliance Wi:h Great Britain.' 1 Thc affirmative was taken by I ?na Lnmango nnd James Mazy and the negative bv Joiin Sardin and Leo Colclli. Other Items of Interest. Virginia Bl.-mey, who attended the Office Training School in Uniontown has a position with the G. M. A. C. there. Miss Faith Swartz attended thc theatre in Pittsburgh. Wednesday n i g h t . Miss Mary Catherine Kalman of Seton H i l l came home Thursday for the mid-semester vacation. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kalman, drove to the school for her. Mrs. Fred Fink is reported on thc sick list. Wilbur Mclntyre and son, Clillon, of Latrobe visited the former's aunt, Mrs. Watson Luce, recently. Miss Emma Bycrs, who underwent a tonsil operation recently i n ' Connellsville Slate Hospital,, resumed teaching today. Science Explains y Women C / Cold and Heal Wave PITTSBURGH. J i i n . 30.--Suicntc has found a biological luiind;r,ioii for claims of members of the alleged weaker .sex" t h a t '.hey can take it. In «omev.'hal t e c h n i c a l tcnrus a report to the convention of the American Society of Heating and V e n t i l a t i n g Engineers clisclo.sed liiat the Ihicknc.'-s of the "thermal insulating tissues"--or cold v.-calhcr protection--of \vonien is double that of men while in hot tcmpeartures the girls don't begin to perspire nearly as q u i c k l y as t h e i r escorts. The explanation i-hnuld cause more men to stop feeling sorry for the l i t t l e ladies who prance uround on a winter day wearing less clothes than an open hearth steel worker. TINT MOTORBIKE BEiNG DESIGNED By Uniled Prcrs. LONDON. Jan. 30.--What is believed to be the world's smallest motor-bicycle, exact in every detail, is being fashioned by Reginald Crot- hall, a 22-year-old unemployed electrical engineed of Cambcr\vell. The model is being built to a scale oE !·!'{ inches '.o a fout. Captain George C. Piric, air attache of the British Embassy, is shown in a New York hotel questioning Captain M. L. Aldcrson (right) who was in charge of the flyins boat Cavalier when it plunged into the Atlantic Ocean between Now York and Bermuda. Piric is in charge of the investigation into the disaster -which claimed three lives. Cavahanle Named On Five Committees H A H R I S B U R G . Jan. lf.--Senator Frederick T. Geldcr, Republican, of SusquehaniKi, has announced assignments lo standing committees til the State Senate of which he is speaker. He is ex~officio member cf the 26 cominitloc.s: A^Mgiin'iCTit.'; in:!udri Aeronautics--.John II. Dent, Westmoreland. Appropriations--Charles H. Ealy, Somerset, chairman; Anthony Caval- cantc, Fayetlc. Corporations--Cavalcanle, Dent. Coun'.y Government--Ealy. Executive Nominations -- Ealy, chairman. Federal Relations--Dent. Finance--Cavalcante, Ealy, J. Albert Reed of Washington. Highways--Ealy. Judicial General--Ealy, Cavalcante, Reed. Labor and Industry--Dent. Law and Order--Ealy. i Mines and Mining--F.a!y, Dent. ! .State Government--Ealy. I Welfare, Public Assistance and I Pensions--Ealy, Reed, Cavalcante. Wrestling in Kussia. Catch-as-catch-ean wrestling has just been made a sport in Russia. For Coughs or Chest Colds The Stats law requires a new inspection sHcker after January 31. Supreme Service Our F$OMEY Service MITS THE MARK! Ours is a CASH LOAN service that hits the bull's eye of public preference. Speed, courtesy simplicity and convenience make borrowing here an all- around satisfactory transaction. Inquire about our AUTO LOANS. Refinance your car balance and reduce your payments. Loans up to $300. 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