The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on January 21, 1938 · Page 3
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January 21, 1938

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 3

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; j-;y-JUDAYj JANUARY 21,^1938.' DAILY COtmiBR. CONNELLSVILLB. PA. 'PAGE .THREE, Excavation Begun · j · ' . · ' · ' · - · · . . . ·· · «-' . . :. i For HospitalY New Laundry and Gbrage · · / · · / **t . 2 'Formal Ground - Breaking Abandoned Because Of Weather. STRUCTURE WILL COST $57,605 Work o£ excavating for the foundation of the hew laundry and garage building at Connellsville State Hospital has been started. . A force of men was put to work by the general contracting firm of Carstensen, Inc., of York, lowest bidder, awarded the general contract by the State Authority on its bid of 531,460. The two-story building will represent an expenditure of $57,605. . It had been" planned to have a formal ground breaking ceremony but this was foregone because of unfavorable weather- conditions. .In · event a cornerstone laying ceremony is not held, then there will be an 'elaborate dedicatory it was said. Confluence K. 0. T. M. Elects Harry Hunter As its Commander ' : ' » ''"' CONFLUENCE, Jan. 21.--The K. .O. T. M. elected officers at a meeting · held Tuesday evening. Harry Hunt- ."cr was named . commander. Other officers are: .;. Lieutenant commander, S, M. Firestone; sergeant, Harry Hunter, Jr., 'chaplain. Grant Pyle; mastcr-at- 'arms, W. A. Burnworth; first master of guards, E. E. Jeffries; second mas- · t 'ter of guards, J. B. Hyatt; sentinel, : Ralph Smith; picket, Harvey Thomas; 'record keeper, Elliott Bcggs. Bible Class Meets. · . The Men's Bible Class of the Methodist Episcopal Church held its reg- · t ular monthly social meeting in the ..Sunday school room of the church /Thursday evening. · - Personals. · Harry Kcsslcr of Harncdsville was I ^ln town yesterday.' ' " Prof. C. C. Shaffer was among the · recent business visitors to Somerset. Mrs. S. T. Downs is able to be out again after a long illness. Scott Smith was a recent visitor to ^Cumberland. Mrs.. David Cronin is improving slowly from a badly infected foot. P. VT. Dull of Harnedsvllle was In ·town yesterday.- He reports his "daughter, Carrie, improving from in.' juries she received several weeks ago . in an automobile accident. Harry Bishcbargcr of Addison was : a. business visitor in .town recently. '·.'· S. C. Shipley is able to be around _;again after being off work for several "Kweeks on account of a badly burned Joat. . : .William Colborn of Harnedsyille :has been employed at the Dodds Hotel. . ' . -, Mrs. H. L. Wright and son, Will, and her father, \V. H. Hcibcr, of Grecnsburg were Tuesday visitors with the.former's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Burnworth. Mr. Reiber is Mrs. Burnworth's father. -'' Mrs..Fred Marquart is slowly im- r .proving from a long seige of illness. . Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Burnworth .were recent visitors to Johnstown. E. B. Brown, who is confined to Frantz Hospital with injuries re- ceived'by falling down stairs, is Improving. -· . · Mrs. T. R. Edgar continues to Improve from a long scige of illness. Stain in Mystery Jean Schucllaln . . . slain In mystery This young woman, Jean Schuel* Iain, 19, was found slain, bound «r.d gagged in a chair In a. »«ond- floor bedroom'in the Elmo.lt. L. I., home of a neighbor, Mrs. Lena Waite, 59, whoso 'battered and bound body was found on a bed In an adjacent room. --Central Pytt Retired Undertaker Dies. SOMERSET, Jan.. 21.--James W. Fouch, 83, for many years engaged in the undertaking and furniture business at Salix. died Monday at the home of his niece, Mrs. William Govier of R. D. 3, Concmnugh township, Somerset county. He was for 40 years a justice of the peace in Adams township. C E M E T E R I E S BAN BURIALS ON SUNDAYS Action Taken With Enactment of New 44- Hour Labor Law. BELLE VERNON, FELLS INCLUDED Because of the recently enacted 44-hour law, officials of a number of cemetery associations in the Monongahela Valley have taken steps to eliminate burials on Sundays and holidays. Such action was taken at a recent meeting of the boards of managers of the following cemeteries: Belle Vcrnon,' Brush Creek, Fells, Grandview (Moncssen) Irwin, Maple Creek, Mingo, Monongahcla, Bound Hill, Vcst Newton and Washington. Those present adopted the following resolutions: 1. That all district cemeteries amend their rules to prohibit the practice of having interments on Sundays, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Armistice Day and Christmas, excepting board of health cases and emergencies nt the discretion of the superintendents. 2. That we form n permanent organization to be known as The South Western Pennsylvania Cemetery AST roclation, with duly elected board of directors and otHccrs to preside over all meetings and to transact any other business that may come before the association. 3. That the cemetery boards or associations seek the cooperation of the ministers and funeral directors of their respective districts to have the time of funeral services set so as to allow the funerals to arrive at the cemeteries not later than 330 P. M. and to arrange evening services with 'morning interments whenever possible. Former State Senator Dlcj. SOMERSET, Jan. 31.--George W. Lcrrick, former State senator from the Somerset-Bedford district, once Bedford county prothonotary and for years a bank president among othtr duties, died Friday night at his home at Everett. Deadly Drugs Taken : By Person Who Stole Nurse's Equipment ' UNIONTOWN, Jan. 21.--Raid on an automobile Monday night on National pike east netted thieves a quantity of deadly drugs, surgical Instruments, regulation uniform and cape, belonging to Lucille Pctrikin, local registered-nurse, and fear has been aroused the drugs may. result fatally to unsuspecting persons. - Vhe nurse has issued a warning to the thieves that the drugs arc deadly and ask them to be careful in handling them or to return them to the owner. ' The machine, In which the articles were cached, belongs to Mrs. Victor Oswald who, with Miss Petrlkin, reside at Dinner Bell Inn, east of this city. While the women were at dinner Monday night, thieves ransacked the car .which had been parked In front of the building. Worried, when the drugs and Instruments were found missing, the nurse · solicited help of State Police. White shoes, negligees and other ^wearing apparel, also taken from the ""car, were found scattered along the highway between the inn and Hopwood, where the thieves apparently had hurled them as they took inventory of their loot. Other articles, stored in the rear of the car, including a flashlight, an umbrella, etc., were left, undisturbed. However, despite a well-organized search of'the highway, no trace could be found of the drugs, surgical instruments, the nurse's uniforms and · regulation cape. GRAND OPINING Saturday, January 22 Dreamland Gardens PALACE CAFE, 2nd F100B SPAGHETTI AND RAVIOU OUR SPECIALTY! Come One Come All 'Phone 9633. Couples Only Tarlies Here's a tip MEN! There's a swell group of money saving bargains on sale in the Men's Department of the Union Supply Company's new Continental Store. Drive otrt today and see for yourself, just what fine values they are. Park yoizr car as long'as yon like in the large lot in the rear of the store. OFF TO S4XOO VAJU7XK · 13.00 TAitTES-- TJLMOOTI 1U.XZ TO *10£O VAJ.VXS OFF Suits t»UO UP TO Topcoats n».8O UP TO *UXX TAXUD8 Shirts ... . . . $1-59 · 13.00 TAitTES--TJLMO Pajamas H-7B UP ICO 9*.»8 TJL Jackets ^ OFF 9^55 TCP TO VJO. Scarfs OFF »UX) TTP VO Boy's Suits WEN'S COHTTHKNTAU STOHB Beauty Joins Economy in Crochet Household Arts by Alice . Brooks · PATTEKN 6029 Crochet a monosrammctT rug in two shades ot cnndlcwicking, rags or rug yarn and then ndd new interest to even your plainest bath towels by dressing them up with two-tone string initials to match your rug. Ever so easy to do ond always a delight to the eye. A splendid gift for the new bride. In pattern 6029 you will find complete instructions and charts for making the rus, 25x40 Inches nnd an alphabet H Inches high (in candlewick or rags); an Illustration of them and of the stitches used; material requirements: color suggestions. 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