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February 1, 1939

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 3

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1939. THE DAILY COURIH.H. CONNELLSVILLE. PA. PAG.E KIEFERTOWN HOME LITTLE HURT BY FIRE Scottdole F i r e m e n Quickly Extinguish Flames. OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST Special to The Courier. SCOTTDALE, Feb. 1.--Little damage was done by fire at 5:30 o'clock Tuesday evening at the home ot Cleveland Smith o£ Kietertown. The flames originated under a grate in some manner and the timbers beneath the fireplace in the cellar were charred. The fire department answered the call and quicldy extinguished the blaze. Street for Slcddinfc. Burgess A. B. Pickard has set aside Mulberry street for boys and girls wbo wish to sledride. The street has been closed off and protection is being given. Corners Ashed. The street workers, under the direction of. Borough Manager Howard C. Frank, Tuesday morning, ashed all corners in the borough, greatly assisting motorists in driving over the icy streets. Guests at Anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Will Sickles of. Scottdale were a*. Grindstone Saturday afternoon and evening where Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kirlina entertained in honor of their seventh wedding anniversary. Other guests who attended were Jennie Vernon and Rex Messmore of "Uniontown; Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Dunlap and daughter Pearl of Pricedale; Mr. and Mrs. George, Sickles, Beatrice and Ellis Sickles o£ Keisterville; Mr. and Mrs. William Vernon and children. Donald and Dolores, and Ida Davis of Grindstone, and Nelle McKetta of Gates. The afternoon "was spent in playing games after which dinner was served. D. of'A. to Meet. After a covered-dish dinner in its rooms at 5:30 o'clock Friday evening, the regular meeting of the D. of A. will be held. Program at Grange Hall. There will be an evening of entertainment and music at 7:30 o'clock Thursday evening .in the Eureka Grange Hall at Ha'.vkeye. The speakers, who will discuss the new Town"send bill, will come from Uniontown. .The public is invited. There is no admission charge. "Kindness" Discussed. "Kindness" was the subject of the Alpha Gradale Sorority meeting, held . in the Phalanx room in the Y. M. C. A., Tuesday evening. : To Install Officers. The regular business meeting of .St. Paul's Luther League will be held Thursday evening at the chureh. Installation of officers will be a feature. Many at Center Party. There was a good attendance at the.Tuesday evening party and dance .held at the Community Center, Everson. The affairs are free and open .'to any person interested in dancing. Ohiopyle's Oldest Woman Resident Has Birthday; Is 88 - OHIOPYLE, Feb. 1.--Mrs. Margaret Glotfelty, known to all as "Grandma" Glotfelty, celebrated her ·88th birthday Monday. She is quite active at this ripe age. Although blind for the past 20 years--she gets much company from her radio, and many of her friends had some special numbers sent over the air as a greeting. Mrs. Glotfelty is ' the oldest woman in Ohiopyle and all her many friends hope she remains to celebrate her 100th anniversary. Personal. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Moore of Harrisburg visited here Sunday. Not Snowed-In Yet. When Harvey Morrison, 75 years old, and the oldest farmer on Sugar Loaf, came to town Saturday and was asked about being snowed in he became very indignant and replied: "I am 75 years of age, live on the farthermost peak or road for the past 60 years, reared a family of 13 out of 14 children, and always managed to shovel my way out to get to market. With a few days o£ shoveling I am still able to do the same thing even though my family has all gone to homes of their own and I have seen many, many worse storms and snow drifts than the one just passed." The "snowed-in" story originated in Uniontown. Wade Bungard Buried. . The funeral service for Wade Bungard was held at the Chalk Hill Church Sunday afternoon-with Rev. F. S. Worunan, pastor of the Ohiopyle Baptist Church, officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. A large number of friends attended. The church was filled and many, disregarding the rain, stood outside. Girl Seoul Camp Advison Coming Here This Week j HAPPENINGS IN A N D A B O U T MT. PLEASANT Port Plan Being Revived. WASHINGTON, Pa., Feb. 1.--Advised by WPA officials at Uniontown that revised drawings for construction of an airport here, approved in 3936, were being given attention, Council agreed to defer the deadline for which a condemnation ordinance was to be repealed, extending the limit to Mnrch 1, Abetted Laziness. MOSCOW, Feb. 1--Nine executives of the automobile, dairy and sugar industries were sentenced to prison terms aranging irom three to eight months for leniency toward Isfzy workers. They were caught in the campaign launched by the Soviet government recently for stricter '\\vorking conditions. MRS. HENRY KOBE Mrs. Henry Robb o£ New York, member of the Girl Scout national camp advisory sta/T will be in Connellsville February 2-3-4 to confer with the local council, Girl Scout leaders and committee members to study the needs of Scouting here and plan the program for the coming year. Mrs. Frank Van Norman, commissioner of the council, made the announcement today. Mrs. Robb, who is a graduate of Bryn Mawr, where she mnjored in history and political science, is associated with M i s s Marguerite Twohy, executive director of Girl Scouting in Region Three, which includes Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. C. H. S. Mews Of The Day Frances May Speaks. Frances May addressed Junior Homeroom 26 Tuesday and told of the New Year Mummer parade in Philadelphia. Frances gave quite* a detailed talk and used dozens of. pictures, which were passed among, the students, to illustrate n-.any points. Teakettle Played. Teakettle, a describing game, was played in Lloyd Shaner's Junior Homeroom 24, in the absence of the program chairman. Flay in Assembly. A play entitled, "French Maid and Phonograph," in charge of Miss Marguerite Davis, was presented at the underclassmen's assembly. The cast was: Molly, Truddie "Waugaman; Flossie, Dot Miner; Lotta Ayres, Peggy Davidson; Pauline, Betty Bauer; Gladys, Helen Munson; Mary A. French, Jean Goe; Mrs. Green, Mary Bowers, ar.d Monsier Renard, Bob Younkin. Miss Marguerite Davis had charge of the program. The speaking voice, pronouncing French was Wayne Dct- wiler. Kathryn Brinker was property manager. Officers Elcctea. Janet Burdette was elected president of Senior Homeroom 5, in charge of Miss Grace Adams. Others elected were Robert Hooper, vice- president; Mabel Luckey, secretary, and Jean Bisel, treasurer. Conundrums and a jumbled word contest entitled, "Grandmother'3 basket," were enjoyed. MOUNT PLEASANT, Feb. 1.--At a reorganization meeting of the Mount Pleasant Sportsmen's Association, held in the Odd Follows Hall Monday evening, the following officers were chosen: President, Stephen Shefsick; vice-president, Leo Shaw; secretary, Ralph Hostettler; and treasurer, Walter Meredith. Begin Street Gradinjr. Work has been begun on repairing and grading Spring street, between Eagle street and Quarry. This is a WPA project and is under the direction of: Foreman Ralph Nelson. Has Finfrcr Amputated. Mrs. Clyde Johnson, 28 years old. of Tarr had the index finger of her right hand amputated at Frick Memorial Hospital Monday evening after she had caught her hand in a corn shredder at her home. Ladies' Class Elects. Election ot officers of the Ladies' Bible Class of the Reunion Presbyterian Church was held Monday evening after a covered-dish dinner at the home of. Mrs. D. H. Eton or. College avenue. Covers were laid for 30. The officers chosen were: President, Miss Madge Stevenson; vice- president, Mrs. D. H. Stoner; secretary, Mrs. H. Hank, and treasurer, Mrs. Janet Copeland. The year's objective is the sending of two of. the Sunday school students to a summer camp. After the business meeting, games in charge of the entertainment committee -were played. Miss Viola Stevenson- and- Mrs. Paul Newcomb had charge o£ entertainment. A Bible game was presented by Mrs. S. C. Stevenson. Birth at Hospital. A daughter was born early Wednesday morning to My. and Mrs. Homer St. Hiliare ot Washington street at Frick Memorial Hospital. Final Tax Payment. The final installment oC payments of one fourth the amount of the school tax, under the plan authorized by the local board, is due today. Potatoes for Hospital. Twenty bushels of. potatoes were gathered in at the Grand Theatre t its special "Potato. day," matinee where each student was admitted who paid with five or more potatoes. These were turned over to Frick Memorial Hospital. Aid Society Meets. The Hospital Aid Society held its regular meeting Tuesday aiternoon at the hospital. This was a business meeting only. Undergoes Treatment. Mrs. Anna Mutnansky of Ruff.s- dale, wife of Michael Mutnansky, who has been very ill at her home, was taken to Frick Memorial Hospital for treatment Tuesday. To Have Operation. Mrs. Lloyd Rumbaugh left this morning for Pittsburgh where she will undergo an operation Thursday. Red Cross Nurse Leaves. Miss Elizabeth Harper, who for the Past eight years has been one nf the Tied Cross nurses of the Mount Pleasant Chapter, left Tuesday for Connellsville where she takes up similar duties today for the Fayette County Chapter. H. C. Friend, manager of the Standard Union Supply Company's store, and lamily will occupy the apartment in North Church street vacated by the Harpers. Mr. ,ind Mrs. Peter Housechild -will move from South Church street to the Friend apartment. Florence James; brightest, Allan Murphy, Naomi Long, and best sport, Paul Baldwin, Gloria Gould. Work- "A Toast to Mrs. DORood." "A Toast to Mrs. Dogood," is the title of the skit presented by Don Baker, John Barbor, Carson Boyd, William Bernardo and Robert Freeman in Senior Homeroom 6 in charge of Harold A. Swank. The playlet is a sketch from the life of Benjamin Franklin. Interesting Talk. Junior Homeroom 3D and 8-B, sponsored by Miss Gladys Phillips and Miss Marguerite Davis respectively, met in Room 39 and heard an interesting talk pertaining to the World War. Opera Program. Senior Homeroom 9 held an opera program -with the following participating by giving talks: Mercedes Mayo, "Aita," by Verdi, and Arturo Toscanini; Harold Minerd, Wagner operas; John Bittner, Wagner's life, and Miss Eleanor Roland, sponsor, Rossini. JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Miss Eleanor McClellond's Section EII held a popularity contest with the following results: Most popular, Harry Davidson, Peggy Lashinsky; best dressed, George Sherrick, Dorothy Griffin; prettiest and most handsome, Geraid Mci-vis and George Sherrick, Arva Jean May; most conceited, James Geiger, Gretta Piper; loudest, Harry Davidson, June LaPorte; wackiest, Bob Gigliotti, June LaPorte industrious, James Geiger, Peggy Lashinsky; laziest, Guy Baker, Valeria Phillips: best sport, Paul Daniels, Cieo Driscoll; talkative, Paul Daniels, Miss McClelland; quietest, Berton S\vartzwelder, Verna Lohr, and athletic, Peggy Mitchell and Harold Frazicr. Lloyd Metzger will have charge of the poetry column in the Scooper starting with the next issue. Congratulations Lloyd. Section F1I gave the following program: Talk on Mark · Twain, John Wallace; songs. Betty Rosendale and Alice Holt; duet, Paul Pollidoro, Arthur Andy John; poems, J.-:.rctta Davis, Ernest Halley; jokes, Do.-othy Keith; songs, Mary Minerd, Marion Staines and Vox Pop, Lorraine Oakes. Miss Daise Trump is sponsor. Due to the Jack of a life guard the Boys Games Club did not get to swim at the Y. M. C. A. at the last meeting. Results of the popularity contest held in FI in charge of Miss Eleanor Bane, were: Most popular, Allan Murphy, Cora Lee Driscoll; best dressed, Junior Robbins, Cora Lee Driscoll; best looking, Allan Murphy, Cora Lee Driscoll: noisiest, Jack Harmon, Ann Kestner; quietest, Charles Bowser Rich Miller, Lloma Gongaware; comic, Jack Harmon, Off ALL Your Bills With a Personal Loan Then have LESS to pay each month, because you have only 'ONE place to pay. There'll be more LEFT OVER for your living expenses. Main requirement, just your ability to repay the loan in small sums regularly. No co-makers. No indiscreet inquiries. 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Be sure to write plainly your NAME, ADDRESS and PATTERN NUMBER. Flying Boat Radios Warship Fired a! If By United Press. HONGKONG, Feb. 1.--The Imperial Airways flying boat Delia, one hour out of. Hongkong, radioed its oJTice today that it wns being fired on by warships west of the Waichow Islands. Pilot Wilson of the Delia did not mention nationality of the ships, the company said. The plane reportedly continued safety its flight toward Hanoi. German Township Senior Dies, Harry T. Hopkins, Jr., son of Mr. ami Mrs. H. T. Hopkins of McClelland town and a member of .the senior class of the German Township High School, died Sunday morning at the Uniontown Hospital on his 17th birthday, after a brief illness. To Curb Auto Stealing. HARRISBURG, Feb. 1.--A bill to require the manufacturer's nair.e of each automobile on license plates in addition to the license number will be presented to the Legislature by Representative Thomas D, Malone, veteran Pittsburgh police official. Dangers in Motoring Covered Ice Motoring in nice weather has ample J hazards .but driving an automobile; when the roads are treacherous because of ice and snow is more than doubly dangerous, according to the I State Motor Police who are u r g i n g ! all operators of motor vehicles to ex- i ercise extra precautions to keep dowr. · the number of! mishaps and help reduce the heavy toll of life and prop- | erty. ' j The policemen have issued the Col- lowing suggestions to the motorists: . "Reduce your speed on snow or j ice-covered roads and streets. Watch for children on sleds. \ "Take curves slowly and don't try j to pass cars ahead of you on hills or curves. "Shift into second gear for more gradual braking on snow or ice. "Keep driving window open to prevent windshield from fogging and because of possible carbon monoxide fumes. "Carry and use chains. In case of skid, keep clutch engaged and turn the wheels in direction of the skid. "In heavy mist or fog, depress beams oC headlights. High beams will glare back at you. "Aicohol belongs in the radiator, not in the h u m a n body. "Drive as you would have others drive." Everson EVERSON, Feb. 1. --Anthony Sunink has been confined to his bed for several weeks on account of illness. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Gall and daughter of Richmond, Va., spent the week-end with the latter's parents, · Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Eckman. Miss Ru'.h Brown is convalescing at the home of her grandmother, Mvs. M. J. Collins of South Everson, after an appendicitis operation several weeks ago at Conncllsville State Hospital. Mr, and Mrs. Frank Byrne and famiiy of Connellsville spent Sunday with Misses Mary and Anna Byrne of Brown street. John Flannigan of Conncllsville was a recent visitor with his parents, Mr. ard Mrs, Jack Flannigan of South Everson. Mr. and .Mrs. William Davis and daughter of East Huntingdon township spent Saturday evening with relatives here. Wayncsburg Fair Date. 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