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January 28, 1938

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 9

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FRIDAY, JANXJARY 28,193S. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLB, PA. PAGE NINH Life in Beaver County . Faces Drab Future; No Bingo or Bank Nights "O- BEAVER, Jan. 28.--Bank nights and bingo were banned in Beaver county as District Attorney Robert E. McCreary said he intended to start enforcing State laws against gambling. He said he would wait until February 7 to put the ban in effect, because he wanted "to give everybody a change to get out from under." The only exceptions he will allow, Mr. McCreary said, ore affairs run by churches, firemen and other organizations exclusively for charity, and mattress, suit and blanket clubs. "If the people of Beaver county are not in favor o£ a ban on bingo games, they will have to look to the Legislature to make a change," the district attorney said. "My office did not make the laws t against gambling We must enforce the law as it is." As for bank nights, Mr. McCreary said he (thought "most theatre owners are sick of them and will be glad to stop them " He said bank nights are "a gambling institution whk.h is being imposed on the people by outside owners of copyrighted, protected schemes of promotion." "Most of the merchants and show houses have adopted the bank night schemes in good faith and as a matter of self-defense against competitors who have installed the system to gam advantage" Included among the complaints against bingo games, he said, were two from husbands who said "their wives spent all their time playing bingo and didn't cook the meals." Former Mill Run Girl Loses $250 in Holdup Of Columbiana Bank Miss Lottie Arzenberger, daughter of Mrs. Fredia Arzenberger of Mill Bun, manager of a chain store at Columbiana, was robbed of $250 dur- »ng a hold-up of the Citizen's Savings Bank of Columbiana on December 31. Bandits got between $5,000 and $10,000 from the bank. Miss Arzenberger had gone to the bank to deposit money. With two other customers and three employes of the bank she was ordered into a huge vault. "Stay in there 10 minutes" ordered one thug, "or we'll kil! you." Dallas Hepburn, bank wsh- jer, was forced to open the money drawer and the men scooped up the money. The gunmen shut the vault door but did not lock it, then hurried to their car parked in a ncaiby alley, where a third man waited at the wheel with the motor running. The holdup was staged just as the bank was about to close. "" As,Mrs. Hazel Rearick, assistant "cashier, went to the front of the bank 'to lock up, two men suddenly pushed "the door open, and pulling handker- "'chicfs over tneir faces pointed guns at Mrs. Rearick. "This is a holdup," one announced gruffly. Brandishing a .22 caliber target pistol and a blue steel automatic, the bandits quickly herded everyone in- 'to a rear room. While one covered the six with a gun the other took Miss Arzcnbergcr's money together with money and checks from the other customers. Miss Arzcnbcrger has been located at Columbiana for about four years. Collcec Gets Stone Relic. STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Jan. 28 Ev dcncc that the steaming bogs which covered Western Pennsylvania come 250,000,000 years ago were inhabited by huge salamanders is on display at Pennsylvania State College. Tracks of the huge beasts were found 200 feet underground in a coal mine. "New. 'Jobless Rlan?i 4-V John D. Bigger* ... urges employment planning One vital thing the United States needs, in the opinion of John D. Bigger*, administrator ot Uio V. S. employment census. Is temporary agency to supply tho "co-operative effort" and "planning" for unemployment called for by President Roosevelt. That's »hat Blggers asserted when he appeared, above, before a s^nnte committee. Ganna Walska's fifth Looking Backward Now. of th« Pan Condensed from too FUct of The Courier. Mme. Ganna. Walska. and Harry Orlndell-Matthews For the fifth time, Mme. Ganna Walska, singer and former wife of Harold Fowler McCormlck, head of Chicago Harvester family, weds. Her new mate Is Harry Grindell-Matthevvs, Englishman, Inventor of tho "death ray". The ceremony was performed in London. --Centra* Prci* Fine Arts Club Hears Two Papers Af Monday Meeting PERRYOPOLIS, Jon. 28 --The Fine Arts Club met Monday night at the home of Miss Mary Wolfe. The program consisted of a paper on "Outstanding Italian Sculptors" by Mrs. Emerson Dunn and one on 'Tamous American PoeU" by Miss Margaret Blair. Personals. Miss Florence Louden returned home Tuesday from the Connellsvillc State Hospital. She is reported to be improving. Mrs. Effle SIslcy is spending a few weeks with her daughter, Mrs. Howard Shoup of McKeesport. Joseph Moodry and Joseph Seaman drove to Cleveland over the weekend. John Hlavach of Washington, D. C., spent the week-end with his parents. William Little was in Brownsville Monday on business. JANUARY. 13,1888. New public school building in Sheridan avenue completed at cost of $2,500. Twenty-five miners take examinations for mine foreman certificates. Dr. J. J. Singer confined with inflammatory rheumatism Connellsvillc Machine Car Com- ny casts a 24-inch brass signal bell weighing 10H4 pounds, to be used on tipple at Trotter. Joseph Tlppman's brewery compiled erection of 400-ton ice house. Friendship Hose Company elects officers as follows: James H. White, president; I. H. Francis, secretary; Thomas M Fee, Jr., treasurer; Joseph R. Kennedy, captain; Anthony R. King, first assistant; Richard Farwcll, second assistant; I. H. Francis, third assistant J. W. McGinnls, Lower Tyrone township, buys the Matthew Cooley farm there for $2.715 W. J. Raincy's works at Moyer run only half the time and many of the employes so elsewhere. D. B Evans moves into his new home in Johnston avenue. Plans for new parochial school at Scottdale, to cost $10,000 completed by Father M A. Lambing. JANUARY, 14, 1808 Review of the coke trade for the year 1897 shows the following totals: Ovens, 18.028: tons of coke manufactured, C,915.052; average price for the year, $1 65, gross revenue for year, $11,419,335. The weekly report for week ending Saturday, January 8 shows 15,172 ovens In blast 3,450 idle and the estimated production, 15B.094 tons. Riverside Manufacturing Company begins construction of a plant in Cedar avenue. George Bishop suffers a stroke of paralysis. Charles M Hyatt leases a store room in the Dunn-Palne Building. Company D, George A. Munson captain, Is inspected by Major John P. Penny, Pittsburgh; Colonel A. L. Hawkins of Tenth Regiment anc Lieutenant Colonel James A. Varnett. R social event of week Is reunion of Stllhvagon families at Pritchard Hall Connellsvllle is without nlsht tole- rrnph service when the office at the Baltimore * Ohio station Is abolished Reports of Trcnsurcr E T. Norton of Connellsvillc. New Haven Ixls- enrinc Street Knilwav Company for 1917 shows receipts doubled those o the previous year Proposition of tin plate company to enlarge its plant from four to six mills being ·vigorously canvassed by citizens Star Junction Methodist Epi«cops Church dedciated. Youth Knocks Out Lion. MELBOURNE, Jwi. 28.--Just to demonstrate his pugilistic abilities to his sweetheart, whom he had on his arm, a young man here reached into the zoo cage of Leo the Lion and knocked out the king of beasts with a right-hand blow to the jaw. When the lion recovered and retaliated, the police rescued the prospective White Hope and sent him to a hospital with a badly lacerated arm. "Tobacco Road" Dctoured. FRESNO, Cal, Jon. 28.--The production of the New York stage su cess, "Tobacco Road," was barred here on the grounds that it was "mostly rough house and not educational." The commissioners who made the ruling said they had not read the book or seen the drama, but based their ruling on, the drama's "reputation." Special Purchase and Sale! STILL WATER 16-oz. Serge SUITS Blue -- Gray -- Broun Single and double breasted models in sports back and conservative styles. Carefully tailored of all wool, 16-oz. serge. H. WARSHAL Outfitters for Men and Boys. ISt X PHtsbnrg Strocl. WEDNESDAY. JANUARY IS. 1308 Rcwlcv of the coke trade for week ending January 11 shows toUl o: 14,118 ovens In the region in bias and 22,049 Idle with a production o 142,153 tons. Colonel E F. Acheron introduces in Congress a bill for $50.000 for a monument to Colonel William F Crawford Clark Collins, Jr. a son of Postmaster Clark Collmit, loses his lef leg In train accident. Home of Harry M. McDonald a Dawson damaged by fire National Glass Brick Company experiment with product's at Trotter. Paul Bowser, 14, near Alverton shoots and instantly kills a Negro burglar near his home. William Layburn, 45, former New Haven resident, dlei at Avalon. Ordinance pawed providing fo bond issv.2 for $25,000 for street 1m Blasts Rumor, Makes It Fact! A. C. Blumenthttl Proud of His Love for June Lang A. C. Blnrocnthal woo* June Long over a highball By International Ncw« Service CHICAGO--To say It 1* "rumored" Uiat A. C. Btumenthal, New York producer and broker, love* and desires to marry th« beauteous Juno tang of tba film) la the limit of understatement. Th« dapper Blumcnthal himself ao described the situation today. Drawing himself up to his full height, he declared: "That rumor Is not a rumor. It's so. It's a fact. But th« lady won't say yes " Here Blumcnthal looked sad, but brightened quickly and said: "However, I'm having dinner with her tonight." Re refused to discuss stories that he Is jealous of Cesar Romero, handsome screen actor. The three of them were guests at a party at their hotel here. Neither would Blumcnthal discuss reports that his estranged wife, Peggy Fears, from whom he has been separated for five years, won't divorce him. Mln Lang, staring at newspaper men, only added to th confusion when pressed for her version of affairs. "Maka up your own stories," she cooed. "Writs anythtar yon want to, but be sure and make It a nice lovt story." Blumenthal and Mini Lang wera here to attend th premier* of "In Old Chicago." For that matter, so was the handsome Romero. Both Blumenthal and Miss l*ne plan to b« in N«w York next week. The detailed program for the an- ual education conference and tcach- rs meeting of the Connellsville and 'unbar Township School districts for aturday, the concluding day, is as ollows: General Session--Auditorium. 9:00 to 9:10--Devotional exercises ;ev. Karl H. J,' Schocnborn, pastor irst Presbytenaii Church, Connells- ille. 9:10 to 9:50--/"Teaching Becomes Profession: Sqme of the Impllca- ;ons," Dr. Alonzo F Myers. 9:50 to 10:05--a) Clarinet solo, /irginla Moore; (b) piano solo, Sylia Schmidlc. 10:05 to 10:45--"Observable Evi- icnces of Superior" Teaching Per- orraance,'! Dr. Charles E. Prall. 10.45 to 11:00--((a) Vocal solo, 5ctty"Dixon; "(b) drum solo, Eobert Dahl. _ -"- -- -- ~ - Departmental Conferences. (Elementary Teachers--Study Hall B.) _ll*to 12--"Changing Values in Elementary Education," Dr. Herbert Lin- oln Spencer. 1:15 to 2.05--"The Youth Problem nd Its Larger Bearings on Secondary Education," Dr. Prall. (Secondary Teachers--Study Hall A.) 11 to 12--"Professional Improvement Programs for Secondary Tcach- rs," Dr. Myers. 1:15 to 2.05--"Professional Im- irovcment Programs for Elementary Teachers," Dr. Myers. General Session--Auditorium. 2.05 to 230--"In tho Darkness," Connellsvillc High School Junior Dramatic Club. 2 30 to 3 OB -- (a) Girls* chorus, Connellsville High School; (b) piano solo, Edward McGlU; (c) violin solo, Rlcbard H. Gingrich. :00 to 3:10--"Escape From Reality," Dr. Spencer. provemcnt in New Haven. Greenhouse and stable of Frank Curtis, No Haven, dc3trocd by nre. Gang of counterfeiter* floods Klondyko region with spurious coins. Mlsi Pearl Green and E. Clude Hays ore married Mrs. Clyde Smith. Star Junction dies of burns received when clothing catches flre before grate. Miss Cecelia Crois and Mjer Pos- nnr, Mount Pleasant, are married. THURSDAY. JANUARY. 17. 1918 Detailed reports of the Connclls- ville coke trade for week ending January 12 shows n totnl of 37.910 ovens in the region, of which 3.J89 are in blait and 4.621 Idle with a total estimated production of 237,037 tons. Shipments for the week total 8.154 cars Fifth bituminous district gains 17 new mines in year. Dr. W. J. Biiley receives his commission as captain nnd !« ordered to ·Fort Oglcthorpc for training. Old Fourth street school fold to Connellsvllle Machine Mine Supply Company for $5,000. Unable to live on his meagre salary, Rev. A M, Long, pastor of the Moore Memorial Mount Olive and Falrview United Brethren churches In Bullskin township, resigns nnd turns to manual labor. Boiler explosion at power house results in injury to Burrell Huron, 24, J. H. Walker, 37, and Jesse SoKion, Z\ all of Scottdilc: John Mlnuchi. 32, South ConnellsUlIc and Charles Lincoln, Dunbar. The new High School Building and the Crawford School arc dedicated. Speaker* Include Dr. Nathan C, SchaefTer, State supcrintcndnt of public instruction, and Dr. J. George Becht, secretary of the State Bureau of Education. Giovanni Deluca, 50 fatally injured when run down by Pennsylvania express at Coalbrook. THURSDAY. JANUARY 12, 192S Detailed reports of the Connclls- ville coke trade for week ending January 7, shows a total of 25 878 ovens in the region, of which 3.78D arc in blast and 22,083 idle with a tola estimated production of 45,700 tons. Dr. Harold J. Byron dies at Johns Hopkins Hospital at Baltimore from heart affliction. Charles K. Colborn dies suddenly at Jeannctte from heart trouble. Mr Colborn formerly resided in Scott dale. Elmer Barclay gives up police job to candidate he defeated because the latter 1: a breadwinner. John M. Martin is given gold meda by firemen at annual turkey dinnc [ in recognition of years of service with New Haven Hose Company. During the jcnr of 1927, 2,608 per wni were housed in Faycttc county J.ul. Lcnwood Harris Wicker, six yea old, son of Mr. and Mrs. George B Wicker of Scottdale dies from burn suffered when his night gown bccam Ignited from an open grate. John J. Fosselman, 64 years dies n h.i home in East Cedar avenue fol lowing complications of disease after a lengthy illness. R. N. "Nan" Patterson Is named as chief of police at South Connclls vilic. CUT RATE 116 South Pittsburg Street. ' Phone 618 You get cut prices here on the finest cuts of meat. Everything cut but the quality. Shop here Friday for meats and cold cuts for the holiday week-end. PLATE BOIL PORK CHOPS Ib. lOc Ib. 20c FRESH GROUND MEAT 2 Ibs. 27c BACON SQUARES Ib. 17c SUGAR CURED HAMS Ib. 23c CHUCK ROAST Ib. 13c BEEF STEAK 5 Ibs. 95c PORK ROAST Cain style Ib. 15c Shankless Picnic Hams Loose Sausage ib 18c Loose Sauer Kraut Jumbo Bologna 15c Dill Pickles 3 ^ IQc SALAMI AND PEPPERONI BACON - HAMS - DRIED BEEF - LEBANON BOLOGNE BUTTER - EGGS AND CHEESE Teachers' Meeting Program Tomorrow llhiopian Clashes Take Lives of 6,009 LONDON, Jan. 28.--The Ethiopian Legation in a statement asserted 5,993 Italians and Askari sold'crs and 10 officers were killed in battles the last two months in iiorth ant lorthwest Ethiopia. Ex-Wife Asks Bade Salary. NEW YORK, Jan. 28,--Wallace iroves, wizard of Wall Street, thought It was all right to give Monoel LIndlcy Groves $500,000 when she quit him as a wife in Reno last June but today he balked in a New York court action when she demanded $10,000 for services 3! 'office wife." Mrs. Groves clnime he money was due her for secretarial work. Licensed a* Undertakers. HARRISBURG, Jan. 28--Seventy- nine out. of 154 candidates haw passed nn examination to bcconv licensed undertakers in Pcnnsyl vanls, the Department ot Health an nouneed. Those who passed Included: Gordon W. Friedline an Joseph H. Hoffman of Boswell anc William R. Price and Richard M Reich of Meyersdale. \AorgantownMan Mamed Chairman Of Clover -Farm Pledging "hime towa individuality" of every Clover .Farm grocery store through another year of service, H. S. Harner of Morganlown, W. Va, on Monday night was elected chairman of Chorleroi district stores which bear the green and gold emblem. Election of Harner elevates him to an executive chairmanship over 194 Clover Farm stores. Other officers are: Vice-chairman, Charles Murray," Greensburg; and secretary, E. B. Kinnuird, Chorlerol. Following elections, the advisory board turned its attention to matters of the coming year. There was * spirit ot optimism among the merchant committcemen. Plans for 1938 enterprises, lor celebration of Clover Farm stores' fifty-sixth birthday with a bargain-giving week and for an expected spring upturn in business were discussed at length. "Clover Farm Stores are prepared now lor the greatest year in history. The 'go ahead* sign is up. We are ready. Selection ot H. S. Harner is significantly important for It further establishes Clover Farm Stores as x a potent factor In the life and progress of our home communities," a spokesman for the advisory committee declared. California Club Dance. The annual Women's Glee Club dance of California State Teachers College was held Friday night. Committees included: Service, Mildred Shoaf, Unlontown, and tables, Mary Louise Door of Brownsville, Dorothy Snyder of Bockwood and Dorothy Henderson ot Grindstone. MEN'S ALL WOOL SUITS --and-- · y O'COATS Values to $19.50 HARRIS' 210 K. Pittsbur b - Street We Giro S. H. Grc«n Stamps! 206 No. Pittsburg Street ( Phone 679 * Of Entire Remaining · WINTER COATS Your Choice! COATS l /2 OFF Sport models and dressy coats. Your Choice! S U I T S */2 OFF , Pay only Vz of regular low prices. Your Choice! Entire winter stock sacrificed, Here Are Sensational Savings! Shop Leon's Tomorrow

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