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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, January 25, 1938
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PAGE TEN THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE, PA. TUESDAY,- JANUARY 25, 193S. J v . COUNCIL City Tax Exonerations Granted D.C. Campbell For Site Total $3,QOC) Solpns Unofficially -Opposed to Name'Given " ; . : " ..New Field. STREET PAVING . · : · ; -LIENS LIFTED City-Council exonerated 'D. C. Campbell to : thc amount of $2,753.92 in taxes -and-.street paving liens to enable the Board of--Education-to acquire needed land for tho High School .-athletic: plant at. Wheatfleld Park on the South .Side; a check ol records at City Hall revealed today, ". Majority members of the School Board named the field after Campbell,'(so they'explained to others on the directorate) a:non-resident, referring to him'as thS""donor" of the land, which explanation also was protested.'- -- ' · '-·· · ' · - : Tw6 resolutions, No. 50, passed on Nbvcmber-7,1935, and No. 64, passed on.Decembcr-9, 1935, reveal that exonerations for Campbell alone to- taicd.$2',7S3.92 although other property exonerations .made the cnHrc cost to .Council $3,078.39.- This docs . not include the exoneration by the Fayette: county . commissioners and the School Board.- .. - ; . Councilmcn, while not asked for public expressions (to avoid sharp conflict between the two"·. governmental agencies) privately made it . clear they arc not in-sympathy with the School Boar,d:s.gcs.turc_in_rmming the_fleld... Onc.solon pointed out that Council..:had '."actually 'contributed more: Uia'ri" the 'Board of 'Education- to acquire"the" ground for: the. .stadium arid that"the" 'directorate Majority had '"a "lot" o£"crust'" 'in naming the plant-" after" one" Individual, ."he not cven-a-residcnt-of.Connellsvillc. " Mr. Campbell" was "exonerated' In the 1 amount:of'$ delinquent taxes-an'd $l,913.4.4-in street .paving Maritime Chief ? SCOTTDALE JOINS CITY IN BENEFIT resident's Birthday Ball Saturday at Country/ Club. / liens. . exonerations "were on ' property -in : the First', and' Fifth wards-(the latter was not required for_the_ field but "was given as a token.) The resolutions granted Mr. Campbell tax exonerations' as follows: Year 1st Ward 5th Ward 1932 _______ $195.80 $ 28.60 3933 ___ 195.80 1934 ____ 186.01 1935 _____ 155.75 Rear Admiral Emory S. Land .'. . to succeed Kennedy 7 Appointment of.'..Rear Admiral Emory S. Land," retired, to succeed Joseph P. Kennedy as chairman ol tho U. S. maritime commission was believed Imminent as a congressional "big navy" Woo moved to bring the commission and tho navy into closer alliance. Kennedy is the new U. S. ambassador to Great Britain. .. .1 ...'I'.". --Central Pretn 28.60 27.17 22.75 Totals Street paving $733.36 $107.12 liens exonerated , Total exonerations for Mr. Campbell, $2,753.92. On other property street paving H"ei)S- amounted to-$288.23 and delinquent -faxes for 1931, 1932, 1933, 193fand 1935 totalled $20.88 and on another $15.36 (this including $8.36 for the county and $7 for the city.) Perryopolis · PERRYOPOLIS, Jan. 25.--Mrs. H. D. Blair entertained the Three- Table Bridge Club Friday night at the homeVjf Mrs. L. L. Lowther/Thc cxtra_ guests were Mrs. Harold · Strickler,. .Mrs. R.-R. Strickler,- Mrs. E. H. Evey and Mrs. Frank Elwell. Prizes were received by Miss Ru''i Elwell, Mrs. J. B. .Knox, Mrs. Elwelt and Miss v anelia Hamilton. "Mr. .and Mrs. R; W. Echard-and family and Mr., and Mrs. Frank Sisley and family, were .dinner guests ol Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Echard of Un- jontown on Saturday." ~ Harold Strickler entertained a few guests at pinochle on Friday. Mrs!' Lawrence "Athey of near Clairton, and wife ol a former pastor of tho Methodist Episcopal Church of Star Junction, visitcl Mrs. David Lang on .Wednesday'evening. IThe- girls' class, with .their teacher, Mrs. George Brlnkor, held, a covered- dish'supper iri"the dining :room of the church on Friday evening. Each girl had a guest. Mrs. Fred Jink has returned home after: .several:. days. spent -with. her sister, Mrs. Harry. Kaolin of Lcets- dale. - - .. . '.. .Mrs.-Robert-.Lincoln entertained her bridge .club on Wednesday evening, " Her extra guests -were .Miss ' Emma'Byers and .Miss-Wilda Stcv- fns." "'On Thursday night James Swartz entertained '-'the' 'Teachers' Club . of Fayette City at" the Y.'M.'C. A; cluo rooms "at'Newell. ". ".'" "TOiss Betty Buttermorc was" a Pittsburgh caller on Thursday night. ~Mrs."David L'ang " has "returned from Mercy Hospital and is at the home of'her daughterr Mrs. Robert Askey. ' · " ''* '" " Mrs. Harry Dean is recovering from an operation In 'Connellsville 'State .Hopital. ' .'" " Mrs. Alpha Cramer and son.'Allcri, and. daughter, -Viola, of Dickers'on Run visited- Mr. and. Mrs. Ralph Linderman on Thursday. WHY UOGA TABLETS CURB EXCESS ACID DISTRESS OF STOMACH ULCERS ItjrouMtoraschpalnijacconipliilfdbyCAS, l.«nburn. belching, bleating. banunc. IN- DlGBSTION.n»u«c»,«e..ilon l «ak«l«iktoe City Resident, Dies AtKirkSYille, Me. W. L. Porter, 64 years old, a native of Connellsville who had been residing in Kirksville, Mo., for a number of years, died Wednesday, January 19, at his home there, according to word today. . The Kirksville Daily Express printed the following, obituary'.on .its front page: ' " "W. L. Porter, 64 years old, cripple who had a large number o friends here, was found dead in hi: room at the Gockc residence, 611 West Jefferson street, about noon to day. "Mr. Porter seldom arose fo breakfast, beginning his day when his noon meal was brought to him. "A canary, "Jerry/ had been hi solace In latter years of his invalid ism, Porter finding comfort in dis cussing his condition before the birc 'Suffering intense pain for scvora y, irs, he often had been heard tell ing the bird as he prepared to rctir for the night: '"Oh, Jerry, must we go throug another night like this? 1 "Mr. Porter's suflfcrin? often in duccd him to leave h ! - bed and lie o thi floor. When he was found to day he was.wrapped in a blanket o the floor and it was believed he ha died during the night. "Dr. C. D. Davis, Adalr county cor oner, investigated his death and an nounced that no inquest would b icld, it appearing Mr. Porter die from a cerebral .hemorrhage. . _ "He suffered an injury to-.his bac in an--:cident .in Kansas City .Sep tembcr 12, 1915, and came to Kirks yille for treatments on December 4 1917, and has remained here. "He was born in ConneJlsville, Pa July-22, 1873. His parents, brothc and sister died before he was 1 years old, thus leaving him an or phan." ' ' ,, '.When, his-.father-died while h was'15, he assisted in their stor known as the.Porter Company furniture: and undertaking, and lati became a'funeral director and li censed embalmcr." He later becam an interior decorator, and at one tim worked for Mandcl Brothers In Ch cago in that capacity. Ho:afterward moved :to Kansas City whcre.he wa married in" 1907. . ' "He was a great lover of spor and. at lone'time was manager,-'ca] iairt; and. player "ot: the .Connellsvil] Pa.,, semi-pros, fullback~on the Y. C. A. team'and could do 100-yard r ' Seconds'-"flat with heavy.Jootba togs. ' He Avas" official scorer for th Ill-Mo .TEeague. here scVcralTycar agotarid"-:was"-also sports-reporter' fc the Daily Express and several out town papers at that time. "The deceased was a gentleman .ESERVATIONS SHOULD BE MADE . . Special to Tho Courier. .. Scottdale will join with .Connells- lle in sponsoring the annual Prcsl- cnt Roosevelt birthday ball at the leasant' Valley Country Club' on aturday, it was announced today by r. H. Daniel Mincrd, chairman of ie local celebration, who said that block of tickets had been sought nd sent to that borough. Scottdale has, since inception of ie birthday balls for the benefit of fund to wage war on 'Infantile aralysis shared with Conncllsvillc in ponsoring the events at the country ub. · . Dr. Mincrd urged that persons lanning to go to the ball contact the ountry club at once to make their cscrvations for Saturday's went. He stressed the fact thc.t many crsons undoubtedly will want to onlribute toward the worthy cause 'hether they plan to attend or not nd urged oil who are able to do so o obtain tickets at once. 'We naturally want to continue ur reputation, o£ which we all are roud, that Connellsville and vicinity as never failed to do its bit for any nd every ' ^worthwhile cause," the ounty treasurer and former mayor aid. -.'"._ Colonial Pair Makes Kitchen Gay Household Arm by Alice Brooks ONE WEEK LEFT FOR INSPECTION OF AUTOMOBILES Six Towels Done in No Time PATTERN 6024, This gallant colonial couple prance merrily through their daily chores adding cheer and good will to your tea towels. You'll be thoroughly amused by their onlics as you work them up in quick and easy stitches. Cccp the colors bright on all six motits. In pattern 6024 you will flnd a ransfer pattern of iix motifs averaging 6x7 'A inches; color suggestions; natcrial requirements; illustrations of all stitches used. To obtain this pattern send 10 cents in stamps or coin (coin preferred) o The Courier Household Arts Dept., 250 W. 14th Street, New York, N. Y. Be sure to write pla»My your NAME, ADDRESS and.PATTERN NUMBER. Service Company Inspection. Major William .Houston"of. Mon- Rsen- held the quarterly-inspection t-the Service Company.-llOth Kegi rnent, on Monday evening. After th rispcction Major Houston judged th hoot in the regimental marksman hip contest. Twelve of the com inny's best marksmen have beci disqualified since they took part in ast'year's shoot. A team of :i£ men was chosen. The team made '56 score out of a possible 1,000 High score went to First Class Priv ate A. K. Connor. Music Club Program. The program at the regular Mon day Music Club meeting in the Prcs bytcrian Church on Monday cvcnin was given by the choir of the Moth odist Episcopal Church under the di rcction of Walter Edge. The fol owing was presented: Mixed choru. |a) "Vikings," (b) "Spring Song' male chorus, (a). "Song of Steel," (b 'Luxembourg Gardens"; vocal dun Mrs. V. E. Decker and Mrs. Ccorg Hodges; mixed chorus, "Song of th Sea"; brass quartet, "Sabbath Morn," Edward Biggins, R. B. Barkell, J. W. Barkell and Walter Edge; male chorus, "Alohoe"; and mixed chorus, 'Rockin' Time." The hostess committee in charge of the social hour was composed of Miss Bertha Cowling, chairman, Mrs. James Fuller, Mrs. Leonorc Fisher, Mrs. George Gordon, Mrs. Leo Skemp, Mrs. C. F. Lewis, Mrs. Floyd Harrcr, Mrs. John Gordon, Mrs. W. C. Fugatc, Miss Elizabeth Landenberger, Miss Faithe Crowell, Mrs. Cecil Bradley and Mrs. Robert Byrne. Service Company Changes. Jesse Vance and Jesse Hagerman, members of the Service Company, have received their discharge and three new members have been. accepted into the company. They arc William and Bert Zcarlcy and Jock Waidc. There are still several vacancies in the company. To Distribute Clothing. A distribution of clothing will be made at the rooms in the former Scottdalo Trust Company Building in Pittsburg street on Wednesday. The lapse of timcvsince the last distribution is due to the fact that the demand for clothing has become so much greater than the production facilities of the local sewing project. Auditors Begin Work. George Dctwilcr, Harry Lynn nnd J. L. Miles, borough auditors, began work Monday evening on auditing of the borough books lor the year. City Airport Ranks With Most Expensive On State Program Already $140,000 has been expended and $129,500 is'the estimated cost of the work yet to be completed at the new Connellsville Airport along Route 119, according to the recently distributed catalogue ot airport projects being built in Pennsylvania by the Works Progress Administration. The project is lii.tcd in the catalogue as: "Connellsville-Uniontown Airport, Fayette county--sponsors mayor and city council of Connolls- villc and Fayette county commissioners. Estimated cost to complete $12!),500; already expended $4-10,000." This report showed that 24 airports using WPA labor projects were yet uncompleted and that a concerted effort was to be made to push them Undertaker Paints Out "Advertising" On License Plates - By United Press. CLEAN, N. Y., Jan. 25.--Asserting that a hearse is not the "place foi advertising," an undertaker toda; painted'out the world's fair lettering on-his 1938 New-York license plates Harry F. Halwig obliterated th world's'fair line with black paint on one of his hearses and said he woul do the same with two other ma chines but not his pleasure cars. to completion before work is starte on any new items, one of these bein, the proposed flying field at Somcr set. Only airport projects at Harrisburg Philadelphia and Pittsburgh cxcec the Connellsville field in financia outlay, according to the catalogue. There is only one more week to get utomobiles' inspected. The deadline/ o£ the three-month nspection period., is January 3i or icxt Monday. / By law, no extension if time is-permitted. Motorists who do not have the 'inspected and approved" stickers on heir automobiles after January 31 vill be subject to $10 fines. population Gains in India. ' BOMBAY, Jan. 25.--About 15,000,000 people were added to the popula- ion of British India between the 1931 census and the middle of 1935 and the steep rise is continuing, the atest report of the public health commissioner reveals. Ecuador Expels Jews. QUITO, Ecuador, Jan. 25.--Expulsion of all Jews from Ecuador except tho:e engaged in farming was decreed by the provisional military ;overnment of Colonel Alberto En- riqucz. J. L. Rober/is Seeks To Head Washington County Schools J. L. Roberts, assistant superin- :cndcnt of Washington county school*, a native of Fayette county, has announced himself as a candidate to succeed S. L. Kimbcrland who will' retire as superintendent of schools in Washington county with completion of his tenure. Although born in Fayette county, he had for years been a resident of North Charleroi. He is a graduate of California State Teachers' College and has taken degrees at Valparaiso University and the University of Pittsburgh. After teaching for a year after his graduation at California, Mr. Roberts left Fayette county to go to Taylor school, a one-room building at Centerville and then'wcnt vto Speers where he served as a principal for 11 years before going to North Charleroi in a similar capacity, leaving that office in 1922 to become an assistant county superintendent. Be Extra Careful about Re lieve Their Misery PROVED Way TOO often, the cold that "hangs JL on" Is a result of neglect. .. nnd neglect Is always risky. Be extra careful of a stubborn cold, of course. But the safest course is to be careful of oil colds. Don't experiment. Relieve their misery this doubly prooceZ way. lltrt'i What To Da: It's best to stay in bed nnd get lots of rest. Ent lightly, drink plenty of water, and keep elimination regular. And use Vicfcs VapoRab without delay. VapoRub has been prosed by everyday use In more homes than any other medication of Its kind- further prorcd by the largest clinical tests ever made on colds. (Full details In every VapoRub package.) Only Vicks give you proof liko this. Ho Long Watting for Relief to Begin... VapoRub is direct external treatment. No y-;'-vY-'-.r-v "dosing"--nostomach mm jiuuuu II it' \ Jlupsets. Just massage thestcam- iT""l!r-'-llit on throat, chest, ing vapors and back. Then--to ' ' make its long-continued double this action last even longer--spread a thick layer on the chest and cover with a warmed cloth. Relief starts almost at once. You begin to feel warm and comfortable as VapoRub goes to workdf rect through the skin like a poultice. At the same time its medicated vapors, released by body warmth, are carried direct to the Irritated air-passages with every breath. Th is double-octlonlooscns phlegm, cases irritation and coughing, helps break local congestion. And lone after restful sleep ccmcs, VapoRub keeps right on working. NOTCt It there is much Irrltationandcoughing, or the air-passages feel clogged with heavy mucus or phlegm, even stronger vapor action Is helpful. Pour boiling water In a bowl, melt a teaspoonlul of VapoRub In it, and Inhale every respect anfl had many friends. He had a fine way o£ meeting people, was polished in manner and an entertaining conversationalist. "He had lived with the Goeke family ever since ho came to Kirksville and was a familiar sight on their front porch during favorable weather. The people oC Kirksville were kind to him and.he appreciated it. . . but fallow Ibg odncc of tho thousands of former acid-iUiiQAch safTtrvrm Mho recommend UDG\ Tablet* to help neutnjizeei- . cefistotnachlds. UDGAT»btets.buedon a'phystelftn'* successful prescription, vork Jut to brine relief from exceuacxUtomaeh. distress. Week'3treatmeiitsupplyonljS1 on iron-el ad nua nuj toe o f rtntlu or **4Hcy kaekl Get U DC A and nlifSorgtl yovrmtmvjbadc. Secommendrt by Un | on Drue Company and aU tood dmc store. Need Clothing? ;Necd Furnishings? Wait For SNYDER'S ; 17th ANNIVERSARY Starting Thursday Sec Tomorrow's Courier A . Lee Riqfls, ourtioneer, knows tobacco ...he plS why experts preter luckies 2 to 1 exi ··r-riHIS SEASON," says Mr.Riggs, I "I've sold tobacco in Georgia, SouthCaroUna,NorthCaroUna and Tennessee. More than 7,500,000 AC T fio-iirc* amounting to pounuS A l *t * about $2,000,000 in money. "Time after time I've seen Lucky Strike get the prettiest tobacco in SaucUon-Thafs one reason rve smoked Luckies ever smce I've been people who independenttobaccoexpcrts. Uave twice as many-yes, ma ny exclusive smoker.-, as have aU other cigarettes put together. reason I and so many other tobacco auctioneers prefec Lckies is because W e have to watch ouf for our throats." (Luckies axe cxtra-easy on the throat because the "Toasting" process takes out certain irritants found in even finest tobacco.) the

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