The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on February 17, 1930 · Page 7
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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Monday, February 17, 1930
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A I O A O A V , K K I J K U A U Y TILE DAILY COURIER, CONNEL'LS/IL'LE, PA. PAGE SEVEN. JUDGE BEACON DIES SUDDENLY OF HEART ATTACK !· ormer Westmoreland Jurist Stricken as He Ke.Jtirns In Kveninjr. HAD BEEN BUSY THROUGHOUT DAY Special to 1'ho C o u r i e r . fJRKKN'SBimfr. Feb. 17.--James Spear Beaeoin, OIK o( (he oldest members of the. West more l a n d baw Association, former staU treasurer, member of the, SUte l/eplslaturc, and judge of tiiD W r s t m o r e l a r d connty o r p h a n s ' court, dropped dead at his home in N o r t h Mam street at :"i o'clock Saturday evening :'tom a heart attack. Ho had reached is!,-; 76th b i r t h d a y December S). J u d g e Beacom was a p p a r e n t l y in usual h e a l t h and had c o m p l e t e d an u n u s u a l l y busy dsiy when he -was f.vercomp. In t'-m m o r n i n g he went to the Safe Deposit and Trust Company where he w a s president o-f the hoard, attended t h e memorial services conducted by tin? Westmoreland Law Association and 'vas one of a group of members who fieiivered euloi-U-s on i he death of A t t o r n e y Silas A. K l i n e . Shortly before 5 o'clock Judge TJeucom walked t o w a r d his home, ntopplng in a c l o t h i n g store, enroule TO make a purchuse-. He entered the house, placed ht:i parcels on a hall table, hung his overcoat and hat, placed his overshoes in t h e i r accustomed position, and sauntered to his l i b r a r y . He p i a c t d a box of cigars on '.he table in t h a t room. A few seconds later bl« daughter, Virginia, who w a s ' o n the second floor, ' n o u g h t K l i o h e a r d a thud. She. h u r - ried to the library and f o u n d her father on the, m a k i n g an e f f o r t to unfasten his collar. Death was alrnos-,1 Immediate. ·Tucigo lieacora is .survived by his widow, who wa.s Miss Mary Dimmers of Blalrsvillo, by one son, Kobert Zimrnors Deacatu, of Wendei,- and three daughters, Mrs. Dorothy D. SUu- son, of Sbrowsburs, Mass.; Mrs. Elizabeth 15. Robiiuon, of Springfield, Mass., and Misri Virginia Beacoui of Grcenburg. Five grandchildren also surviv-c. The, f u n e r a l service w i l l bo held at £ o'clock Tucsd ij- afternoon at the Second Reformer Church, the Methodist Church to which Judg» Heaconi belonged being u n a v a i l a b l e because- ot extensive remodeling work. I n t e r m e n t w i l l bo p r i v a t e in R l a i r s v i l l o later. FrieudB arc asVed to omit fto'werK. Prior to the services tiio body will llo in state in the, c h u r c h f r o m lliilSO o'clock u n t i l t h e hour of the- service. J u d g e Beacom was born in Upper JSurrell township, December 9, 1S53, Uio sou of Ke^-. Dr. Henry Conley ISeacom and M a r / Spear Hearoui. His father died in 11*04. He attended tho common schools in his homo comm u n i t y und speti*. f o u r years at Klders Ridge Academy u Armstrong county. Tho next six years he worked in various mercantile* houses at Apollo, Free-port. T u r t l e Creek, and in VTells- Ville, Ohio. At the use of 22 yours ho -was ready to e n t e r Washington Jefferson College f-'om which he graduated with the class ot 1SSO. During the first two years following graduation he t a u g h t , in the Blairs- v'He Academy u n d ' e d i t e d the Blairs- viUe Enterprise. For a time h" c o n s i d e r e d e n t e r i n g the ministry bu finally selected law an his career und registered as a law student in 1SS1, studying law under A t t o r n e y W. l i . Klingensmith. He was admitted to tht Westmoreland c o u n t y bar Jan lary 1-1. 1SSJ. Upon the death of Mr. Klingensmitli he formed a law partnership with David L. New-ill ivh'ch c o n t i n u e d 2S years, terminating wu.i the death c-f Mr. Newil! in J u l y c t 1921. Upon leaving -.he Orphans' Court to which he was appoinUl by Oovernor William C. Sprout \n .lauiu.ry of 1920 to fill the unexpirad term ot Judge Charles D. C'opeland who was elected to the common pleas bench, Judg*^ Beucotn formed a law partnership known as Beacom, Sarnhirt. and Aakney. He- was senior m e t i b e r of. this law tirin at th«. time of 1 is death. His legislative career began in 188G when he was elected to that body. He was the only successful candidate on the Republican ticket in Westmoreland rounty at that time. In 1887, 13SS and in 1902 Mr. Beacom was chairman of the Republican C o u n t y C o m m i t t e e . He- was a delegate at large t the Republican Nat i o n a l C o n v e n t i o n iu 1SUG and was elected a dele:; no to the Republican National C o n v e n t i o n in 1916. At t h a t t i m e he .jokini; y remarked that tiiis honor came t him j u s t e'«wy 20 years. Krom May ol 1898 u May of 1900 lie served as st.Ut treasurer. In 1901 he was again ) e t u r u e d to the- Logjs- l a t u r o for a ter'n. During th«j atervuts between his service as staii- treasurer and in the ytato Le{rislaturo, and his period as orphans' court judge, Mr. Beacoui served on Un Cire«u«burg borough c o u n c i l for nwr.y years. f i e joined i.:i Mt-thocJlat Kpiscopal Church iu 1SH und was one of the most interested and forward looking members ot the Orecnsburg congregation. Ho had served as trustee of the local congregat .ou and held that ofUce at the time of I is death. He was also a, member of ' ' h U a n t h r o p y Lodge No. U-5, Free and Accepted Masons, of Greensburg. Way to Get At a Cold Is Through the Bowels As soon as you catch cold, the pores r l o s r ; p e r s p i r a t i o n is c h e c k e d . Gases u n d Willie r a u ' t r s o a i ' e t h r o u g h t h e s k i n . Thul'.s w h y yon/' d o c t o r ' s f i r s t iidvu'p in caso of colds is a m i l d l a x a - tive l i k e eascara. M e d i c a l a u t h o r i t i e s agree i! u n u a l l y stri-'igthons bowel muscles. You get casv ;ira in its most p ! f - ; i s « n r f o r m in cancl: Cascarots. Konipniber t h i s wl en you catch c c d d ; whenever breatih is bad; t o n g u n r o u t e d ; or you're h e a d a c h y , bilious, constipated. Why resort to h a r s h or tilings when Cascarets activate lie- bowels so q u i c k l y , so harmlessly and p l e a s a n t l y --iintl cost only a dinie'.'--Advertise- ment. 1 nwMw/tofVtoevvtitvviiMfWfi^^ vwwuwwwiwwwwwwwwwwvii^^ ~vrr ^r'Tn !, , . i STUDENTS HAVE MARITAL WOES!! of 571 Questicned Definite- Ij Dissatisfied With Marriapes;. By D. C. Press Staff Correspondent. PE1PING, F«b. 17.--Three hundred and twenty-eipht ot "71 sturlents at the National Universit v in- Poiping are definitely dissaUsliecl w i t h , their marriages. Questionnaires wer* sent out to all the students, and one of the questions asked was "Are yoi- satisfied -with your marriage?" Tr this question 328 answe-rod a definite "no." while only 31 replied "yes." Tho rest wore either unmarried or did not. care to c o m m i t themselves. flood-looks was eit d as the principal featuiM of the id'ial man or jrirl by a large m a j o r i t y of tl:o students. Of the men, 2-ln sai d h e y preferred a "meek" wife, w h i l e o ily 71 expressed a particular desire or an educated Of the men.-2-15 said :hey preferred a a pir! w i t h money, whatever other q u a l i f i c a t i o n she had Benlto Mussolini, ictator of Italy, proved far more popular than any other foreign state ,man with the Chinese students. Fit y-three students voted for him as tl elr ideal, whilo only 'five mentioned President Hoover and four Premier Ramsay MaoDonald. Wang Ching-wci. I tie e.tiled leader oC the Left AVing of the Kuomlntang, is t h e most popular Chinese statesman, if tho students rerpiies may be t a k e n as an indication. Ninly-so.ven expressed open admiration for Mr. Wang, and no othei Chinese statesman £ot anywhere roar this number of .votes. Tho s t u d e n t s expressed decided views on Chineno politics, w h i c h showed a decided T e n d to tho left. In reply to the first ( uostion "Has the present civil war u ly revolutionary significance?" 235 re !!*'d emphatically "No," while only 1 said yes. However, when t i i o question was asked, "Do you thin! that the return of Wang ChiiiR-wci to power would assist in the improv. m e n t of China?" 171! of the- students TI plied "no," w h i l e 67 said "yes" and SW said "probably." The vast majority of tlio students agreed t h a t the doctrines of the Itte Dr. Suu Yat-Sen wi re the best po«- slbla theory for a r-ial Chinese government. Kleven e: pressel a belief in coramuniam, and seven registered t h e i r faith in anarchism. The radical sytap; thieh ot the students were shown in reply to the question "Who 1s 1 Me contemporary t h i n k e r In China w iiom you admire- most'.'" A Chine-so s -holar almot un- k n o w n abroad, Chen Tub.Tin, received moro votes than an - other. Chen is ono of t-he rccogniz--d leaders of tho Chinese Communist Party, and u f o r - mer professor at t \o National U n i - versity. Ho is nov, a fugitive from justice. Dr. Hu Rhih, the Cliltiese philosopher who (is also i i the bad graces ot tho present government arid of tho Risht Wing of the Kuomintang, was a close eccond in i v ^ p u l a r i t y to Chen. Two of the students voted for Marshal Fen? Yu-hsiang, ah :] a leader ol the opposition to the pr -sent government. Xot one of the government leaders received a vote In T rply to this ciues- tion. The questionnaire wan put otu as part of the ceie-brat ons commemorating tU-e 31st annlvr rsary of the u n i - versity. The younger set of today will find more pleasures at home, when furniture like this makes them welcome. The finest type of construction insures lasting comfort, style and long service. Mohair of unusually fine quality is used throughout and the loose spring cushions are reversible. Read about tho other attractive pieces we have included to make this group an outstanding value. Agai nwe have done the unexpected in providin g complete furnishings for the living room at a price that proves our superior value giving. Grouped in the panel are a magazine basket, a smoking stand, a bridge lamp, an occasional table, an end table, a pair of book ends and a table lamp. All of these have been included with this mohair group. Terms are available for those who wish to pay from income. Large Varieties of Lamps Junior Lamps ...._ $7.{)o Bridge Lamps - $(U).~» Tu?He Lamps - $5.50 "Your choice, of silk, painted, parch- m«m or glasa shades complete these lamps. Open Evenings By Appointment. Call 376. 4-Piece Bedro-m Suites in Walnut With Other Fine Woods Now is the tu te to select your bedroom suite, as prices arc almost unbelievably low n every suite in our stock! Home Rimishers Bed Outfits $29.50 All three pieces, as illustrated above. Beautiful Simmons metal bed, a coil spring and a comfortable cotton mattress. Quality Furniture Lowest Prices WWW :,' Confluence British Pilot Prepares For Attempt to Reach an Altitude of Nine Mites BABE IS DAUGHTER OF THE FLOOD By U n i t e d Press. LONDON, Feb. 17.--Within tho next few weeks a British-built; airplane IB i expected to m.ako an. attempt to reach! an altitude ot approximately n i n e milea. PliHH', Cr^v Saved lit Sou. i MAHSKILfJC-i. France, Feb. 17,-The! K r u u c h stream r t'ariiiunii-hk\ which | arrivt-d t h i s m o r n l U K . r ^ i J u t t c d it luul ])U-k(d up ;i ii;!tr»'-ss'd I t a l i a n w«- ·plune rfoiith til' ( ' u p r i . (t;x!y. a u d taken ttit plant' a « i ' ' H fl't-w of lour to AerUl Jt'lcers E OAMAS, WWn .loues, 2S, au'l J- '!'· CONFbUKNCE, feb. 17.--II. S. Thomas, a well lc lown resident of Fort H i l t , was in town S a t u r d a y Irans-actlnp busines: . Miss Haael, one ol' our teacliers, \1sited he · homo at Cassel'- man over Sunday. Fred Burnworth, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Burn.w rth ot Johnson Chapol, who han I'eon employed in New York for seveial months arrived home Saturday. Bede Anderson f Bidwell wag n visitor w i t h friends in town ovo-r the week-end, j Miss Tisisue of K a u t t n a n u arrived j hero Saturday for a vis-It with her brother-in-law and sistor, Mr. and ' Mrs. A. D. S k i n n e i . j Mrs. Mary Long lias gone to Somerset to visit friend ; for a while. Mrs, Sarah Hopkins and liltle d a u g h t e r , Dolores, E Coal Center arrived here the we«-k-end for a visit with Mrs. Hopkins' parouts, Mr. and i Mrs. W. W. Frazoe. Mrs. Charles S h a n n o n oi Councils- j villo was i week-' nd visitor w i t h ' f r i e n d s hero last w -ek. | Mr. and Mrs. .laiie.s Hoak of Sc-iu- orficld wero recent visitors in town, Mrs. G. K. Henso und Mrs. Shipley of Connell viHe wen- among reoent v i s i t o r - w i t h f r i e n d s in i t o w n . j ^ American Dramatic I'miiuc^rs lles. XICW York, Keb 17.--Mrs. .KmUe Bigolow Hop«gxd, oao-tlnso producer of moti-eru drama .'laaaios it a u d author, died In Rome it. was tuinotiucori hero t o n i g h t An attempt w i l l bo made by a w e l l - j known firm of aircraft constructors lifting t. machine built for tho air min- JKtry, but which t'iie air ministry w i l l loan lor this attempt. The iMfflculttos of breaking the existing record ot 11,704 f»et now held b y ] the German Pilot Willie Neuehoffer' arc immense, and I n c l u d e not only provision of oxygen and electrically heated clothing for th-o pilot HH protection ngaln«t th5 extro-mely ra rifted atmosphere and intense cold that will be experienced nine miles alxm the earth, but difficult ousflneerins prob- Our businesn i s h e l p i n g f ol k t who neod money -- and need it quickly/ lems huve alfifi (o bo cvercom -. The engine must be- able to Cuvn.wh practically f u l l p o w e r up to 25,000 feet at which point suporrharg -rs w i l l come Into operation to help t xs machine- f-trugglo u p w a r d rtirou jh tho next four mtle« of t h i n bllte ly coll air. Also tho a i r p l a n e s t r u c t u r i t s e l f must combine great surface ai so. w i t h lightness to be ;iblo to climb :ti rtiri- llod air, yet at the r-arae tinio b · strong ei^ugli to resist brealilng u j in the air if the pilot f a i n t s and the lauliino talte Hired or four piles, or n: KC, out. of control before the deneer warmed atmosphere brings t.hi' pilot ack to oonsclouttuetis UIK! enables hh t tb recover control of hlrt machine efore It crashes. Thi.s 1 e« of tonsciou sn«6K iu rarlflod air and recovery in time to right the m a c h i n e hats been experienced by hundreds of fllors 'A 10 have approached '"tho roof of tJie world." FIFTEEN MINERS RESCUED AFTER 7 HOURS UNDER GROUND liow«r l:nc, K e n i l t n ? ;!i--:ii!l:' of v o l t s ) that; lxill»». I PERSONAL FINANCE {Jecond Floor 112 West Crawford Avenue Over McCrciry'j 5 anj 10 Cent Score) CoNNELLSVILLEj PA, T«Iapbone ConnollivUiR 3-4 Oven i:50 to S--Saturday S ' . J O . t o 1 IV THE JTATH--· By Unilncl I'rcsia. ST. KTIBNNf), Francrt, Ff After 67 hours' Iraprisonme mine shaft -- lotiK days a«d ni Iteved by chamiuifnio, roa-sl 1 hotting on the chance.-} ot re exhausted men erawliui thro small bole riuuto by rescuer ypHterday ami rave the lltlh vi!Vai?p of Loretle i h e 7110^1 jo day in I t s hiKtory. The im l .n. in U a r k n i - s s n u t w e r u lowerc-il to llie-m hy ro forgotten to wind t h e i r wall t h o u g h t they ht»d been below seve-n Cull days bet'ore eomini was established with thetii. New rock slides Saturday J; rescue wor^., but air tubes c to functioji and rood -- ten i moat, utirl six pounc oE c;li K'ethor w i t h ruin and r^v^ This tiny youngster, Margaret Lett, posing:, above, with he:·· mother, Mrs. C. L. Lott, was born without medical aid when the Hoed waters of the Mississippi valley were at their height in the Little -ivcr district near Roscland bridge, Ark. When Red Cross worker! arrived the water was lapping over the floor of the house and me the.r and ch'-ld were hastily transferred ou a cot to a small boat Wtich took them to an ambulance. Baby Margaret and her mother were photographed in a hospital at Blythevillc. Tcnn., where Mrs Lott is recovering. ). 17.-- t in a : tlUs re- t ee'E ami cue -- '.1.5 igh the i' picks m i n i n g 'ul Sun- I lumps, ms, had les and grouviU n i c u t i o n sont In. The food 'V.heeretl t h e m up to such an extent t h a t they begun a card pamo, w h i c h lasted almost u n t i l daylight crushed t h r o u g h s h o r t l y a f t e r noon. M e a n w h i l e , they gambled on · w h e t h e r rit-ath or rescue was to bu. t h e i r ial Tim sons;;, The s u p p l i e s wc-rt.) received wi'.h c h c o r K and c a l l s frr "rnon;." rarvHed ;Umos|iherc, Jjo'wovei 1 , ed t l i e i i ' v i t a l i l y . und i h « y vven uiittblo to inovo w h a u tin- workers reached them. nuUiued unila of oso, lo- ior Biurgalns T It so, roa.d t n e advirtiadu.E columns of The J'Jaliy CourUw. Patronize those, who advertise. Disease* of Goldfish diseases ofte i altnrh tlu jrold/ish, sometimps so s«verily thai there !H nothing to do but mate a fresh start. One reined ; for th* disease is a salt bath, usiit; r. heaping ttmspoonful of salt to t w o (marts of water. The patient shot Id b«i loft for about a week In this soli tion, which IH renewed daily. 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