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February 13, 1939

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JTAGE SIX. TUB DAlJLiY COOTUKH, CONNBLiLSVTLLB, PA. MONDAY, Ei'JiJBJR.UAHY 13, 1933. PERSONAL MENTION W. D. Cunningham OL Purl W.1.-.U- ington, L. 3 . visilccl nib ]jarcnl6-in- law, Mr. and Mis. Homer B. Cunningham ol 205 East Washington avenue over the u cck-cnd. Mr. Cunningham wen I Id Pittsbi.igh this morning and v. ill leave Tuesday night by plane for home. Valentine gifts otter her own heart! Whitman's Chocolates. "Heart Shaped Boxes, 25c to SH.OO box. C. Roy Hetnel, Prcscrp'.ion Druggist. --Advertisement.--10£eb-3t." Miss Josephine Harry of East Washington avenue has returned from Union town wheie she was the guest ol MIES Cccelij Gilmorc. C. Roy Hotzel, Prescription Druggist, for Whitman's Valentine Heart Shaped Boxes of Chocolates, 25c, 50c, $1.00, S1.50, S2 00 and ?3.00.-- Advertisement.--10t'eb-3t. Mrs. Nell Giles r.nd daughter, Miss Vivian, of McKeesporl \veie Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Giles, East Crawford avenue. See our beautiful Valentine Boxes Martha Washington Candies. Bclvi- dere Candy Shop.--Advertisement.-- feb-10-13. Dr. Louis' Shrallow lett Sunday evening for Cliicago' where he will attend the clinic: of the Chicago Dental Society which began today I Aunt Het By ROBERT "I never saw a wile that was neutral. She's either a lite belt helpin' her m n tc; stay up, or she's a millslonu around h.s neck helpin' to sink him " Lack o? Religious Education in Schools Scored by Sweeny special to Ine Courlc:. PITTSBURGH, Feb. 13.--E Art l j u r Swrcnv, State Secret.iry of Wcl- f.trc m Go\ ci nor James' Cabinet, cutiu7ed '".he lack of religious edu- cation'' in the Nation's schools bpeaking ; t fie Un.vcisity Club ,it | the 70t)i anni-'Cisary dinner of \\'tl~ j son College of Chambcrsburg, the | Grcersburg publisher s.ud | "The lack of icligious cclucat.on is one o£ the greater faults of our schools and colleges today. Until the dictators can p.oduce something better than Chiistianity, we had better teach Christianity in our institutions cf high learning." He also uiged colleges to teach students to "read newspapers intcll.- gently." f in 1939 Farm Program Urged To Use Proper Seed By United Prow. WASHINGTON, Feb. 13.--The United States Navy began its annual maneuvers today with the greatest ' | peace-time concentration of fighting B.\- United PrcU ! strength in the Caribbean Sea. NEW YORK, Feb. 13,-f-Federdl au- II w ' u be lhc f u s t t l n l e s ir » cc 18^4 IhontK's ind.catcd today that the t h a t maneuvers have been held in smuggling t r i a l oC Jack Bunny, on the t h c Atlantic. They will be significant Grim Reaper MRS. SUSAN RICtlTEE - , Mrs. Susan Richler, 62 years old, at the Stephens, Hotel and will close I widow of George Richter of Broad 1 Thursday. Two plain di esses. cleaned and pressed, 69c, during our "Once-A- Year" promotion special. Simons Cash Carry Cleaners.--Advcrtise- ment-13-f.eb.-Ct. Mr. and Mrs. John Frantz and five daughters, of York avenue, attended the wedding Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Frantz' niece, Miss Mary DEielsky at White. Special Memorandum for Husbands: ''Call Keagy's, (Phone 231), in the A. M. and order that candy for your wife, it's St. Valentine's Day." Better still, stop in tonight and select it yourself.--Advertiscment-13- feb. It. Miss Mary Glover of Coraopolis spent the week-end with Mrs. Martha J. Francis of East Apple street. There's still time to go to Keagy's, select that Valentine and have it delivered tomorrow.--Advertisement- 13-feb.-lt. Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Morris and son, Stanley, Jr.. and Mr. and Mrs. J. Donald Marietta visited friends at Brownsville Sunday. The Ladies' Auxiliary to South Connellsv ille Firemen will hold a card party tonight, 8:30,promptly, in Firemen's Rooms. Lunch. Admission 25c.--Advertisement-13-feb.-lt. Among the students at Seton Hill College, Greensburg, who spent the week-end at their icspective homes were Misses Betty and Marguerite Dixon, Miss Rachel Frisbec, Miss Kathryn Hood and Miss Imogene Mentzer. Sparkling new washable housecoats, 98c. Princess Shop.--Adver- tisement-13-feb.-lt. Mrs. Goldie Adams of Harrisburg !s visiting relatives here for a few days. Card party tonight, 8:30, American Legion Home. Prizes for auction bridge, "500" and other games. Door prize. Lunch. Admission 35c.--Ad- vertisement-13-feb.-lt. Henry Michaelosky and Miss Eleanor Shutsy spent Sunday evening visiting friends at Perryopolis. Michael Liposky of Brookvale left Saturday evening for Jersey City where he will be employed. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lang and children of Pittsburgh visited Mr. Lang's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Lang, of West Crawford avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Cohen of Pittsburgh, spent the weekend with Mrs. Cohen's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ford, died Sunday afternoon at Weal Pcnn Hospital, Pittsburgh, just as she was preparing to leave the hospital after an operation several weeks ago. She was recovering satisfactorily ard mcmbeis of her lamily v.'Gie at the hospital to take her home. She was stricken with puhnonr.iy embolism. Besides her mother. Mrs. Jucob Mc- Miinus of Broad Fora, she is survived by the following children: Jacob, Morgan Station; Mrs. Frank Stanley, Moon Run: Wesley Thomas, Hyndman; Mrs. Carl Hosteller, Eyer- son; Harry, Canonsburg; David, Perryopolis: Mrs. J. W. Gramlich, Dawson, and Wildie D., at home. She is also survived by the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. William Beal, Uniontown: Mrs. James Yauger, Broad Ford; -Mrs. Charles Grimm, Vanderbilt; Walter, Masontown; William, Richeyville, and Jesse, of West ! Virginia. The body was taken to the Richter Congress Adjourns In 3y United Press. WASHINGTON', Feb. 13.--Congress adjourned today out of respect to Pope Pius XI after brief sessions in both Senate and House o£ Representatives. The resolution in tribute to the Pope was offered in the Senate by Senator Robert F Wagnci, D , N. Y. The Senate was adjourned at 12:35 P. K. until Thursday. Eulogizing the Pontiff, Senator Wagner described Pius XI as a "preeminent spiritual leader who endeared himself to peoples of all ·na- tions and all faiths by his untiring efforts to maintain international T^acc, freedom of religious \vorship.j and the dignity of the individual i against the onslaught of antagonistic i forces in every p a i t of the world." cjlcndar for tomouow, would be postponed a ucek or 10 days to enable thc defenc.unt to complete a motion picture o.i whicn he .5 now working Thc postponement, i Lg.irdud as certain, will make it unnecessary for the highly-paid radio and screen star to make a coi.rt appearance on St. Valentine's Day--which w 11. incidentally, be his 45th b.i thdoy anniversary. Benny was indicted J j n u a r y 10 in connection with the same investigation whicn trapped his theatrical because obseivers believe that they will go far toward determining the potential eflectivencss of the iMavy's ability to patiol the western world in accordance with President Roosevelt's newly-projected continental defense program. Involved in the naval war games will be 140 ships, including all of this country's battleships, 58,000 enlisted men, 3,000 officers and SOO planes. Fighting ships participating will include 12 heavy battleships, nine light cruisers, 00 destroyers, 16 heavy scouting cruisers, 14 trainin Sometjset Plans Forensic Meets jewelry for his wife and radio pait- ner, Mary Livingston. EXALTED RULERS' NIGHT AT ELKS i home this afternoon, service will be held Wednesday afternoon Square Church. Burial the Cochran Cerieteiy, near Dawson. MISS GRACE O. MILLER SCOTTDALE, Feb. 13--Miss Grace O. Miller of. Seligman, Ariz., died early this morning at the nomc of her brother-in-law and sister. Postmaster and Mrs. George S. McCurdy, at 729 Pittsburg street. She was brought December 21 from the Mayo Clinic Hospital ;n Rochester, Minn., to the McCurdy home and had been here ever since. She leaves two sifters- and two brothers, Mrs. Nellie Hepler of Pittsburgh, Mrs. McCurdy of Stoltdale, A. S. Miller of West Newton and J. M. Miller of Akron, Ohio. The funeral service wi'.l be held at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the McCurdy home in charge of Rev. J. W. Witherspoon. pastor of the First Presbyterian Church. Burial will be made in West Newton Cemetery. Mervis, of West Green Emanuel street. Mrs. Gertrude Eisle o£ Pittsburgh was a week-end guest of her sister, Mrs. Mabel K. Marietta, of Race street. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Livengood of Scottdale visited Mrs. Livengood's grandmother, Mrs. Carrie Percy, of Highland avenue Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Driscoll and daughter, Mary Carol, visited Mrs. Driscoll's parents, Mr. and Mrs. .0". S. Riley, of Youngwood Sunday afternoon. Mrs. "W. H. Moore of Dawson attended the funeral service for Rev. W. F. Seilter Saturday afternoon at California, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Hixon Sproat and daughters, Misses Dorothy and Virginia of Dawson motored to the Seitter home Friday night to express their sympathy to the family. FIRE CHIEFS WILL MEET WEDNESDAY Monthly meeting of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Association., of Fire Chiefs and Assistance Chiefs will be held Wednesday night at South Brownsville. Frank G. Hay Dies. SOMERSET, Feb. 13.--Frank G. Hay, 70, a native of Salisbury and a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hay, died Tuesday in Akron, Ohio. He leaves two sisters, Mrs, William Stonier and Miss Sally Hay of Meyersdale. To Act on Budget. UNIONTOWN, Feb. 13.--Council will act tonight on its 1939 budget. IS THTE OF TROUBLE Phone' Brandywine 3311 (and reverse charges) Xo extra charge for our services in your community. Wm. A. McNanamy FUNERAL DIRECTOR 450--Jth St. Braddock, Pa. The funeral at 2 o'clock af Hickory be in .·MRS. HENRY GEEHR1NG SCOTTDALE, Feb. 13.--Mrs. Jennie Geehring, 45 years old, died early Sunday morning at her home at Owensdale after a week's illness of pneumonia. She is survived"'by her husband, Henry Geehring, one daughter, Blanche, one son, Willis, at home; two sisters, Mrs. Hazel Crossan of Smock, and Mrs. Marybelle Miller of Acme, and one brother, Harry Stillwagpn of- Mount Pleasant. -- - -'- The-' funeral sen-ice will be held at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon r.t the home, 'interment Scottdale Cemetery. be in JAMES C. lUcCOMBS Suffering from a broken hip sustained in a fall seveiai weeks ago, James C. McCombs, oldest resident of McCiellandtown who would have been 83 years old February 16, died Saturday night in Uniontown Hos- pital of heart disease. He was a lifelong iciident of German township, being the son of the late John and Mary Gallagher McCombs. pioneer residents of faycttc county. He is survived by his wife, Q son and a daughter. The funeral service v,il be held Tuesday afternoon. rival, George Bums, Albert N. Cha- i battleships and 12 training destroy- perau, international soldier of for- Gls time, and Mrs. Clva N. Lauer, wife i "Fleet problem 20," the tactical o£ a New Yorr. Supreme Court' riddle which thc Navy will attempt .·ust.ce. All plenacd guilty except to solve, involves separation of the Benny, who is accused of smuggling fleet into two groups, the "black" S2.131 worth of diamond studed and the "white" fleet. The blacs fleet wili defend the Panama Canal against attempts by the white fleet to penetrate defenses. The wr.r games will continue for three weeks. War time secrecy surrounds plans of each "fleet," newspaper men being barred from the area. President Roosevelt, tentatively planning a Caribbean cruise beginning the end of this week, may sec some of the maneuvers from the deck of the cruiser Houston. The attacking force will be commanded by Admiral E. C. Kalbfus; the defenders by Vice Admiral Adolphus Andrews. Kalbfus will simulate an attempt by a European power to establish a base in the Western Hemisphere as the starting point for an attack on the Panama Canal MRS. MILLER'S FUNERAL The funeral for Mrs. Mane Mfler, wife of Samuel M. Miller of near Indian Head, will be hold tomorrow afternoon with a brief service at the home at 2 ' oclock followed by full rites ai the Ind.sn Head Church ol God at 2-30 o'clock. Rev. F. O. Eakin, pastor, will officiate. Interment will be made m Mount Mcbo Cemetciy. She is survived by her husband and these children: Lester Miller of Indian Head and Orval Miller and Miss Frances Miller at home. MARGARET ULERY Margaret Ulery, 20 months old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Ulery of Stahlstown. died Friday m a Plttsbuigh hospital of bronchial pneumonia. Besides her parents 'she leaves i'.ve brothers and sisters: Elizo, Ira, Raymond, Mary Louise and Ernest, ail at home. The funeral service was held this afternoon at DonoKal Lutheran Church in charge of Rev. H. N. Biant. Interment was in Donegal Cemetery. JOHN S. BEATTT John S. Beatty, 73 years old, well- known former stationery engineer for the H. C. Frick Coke Company, died 4-t 6 30 o'clock Sunday riorninjj at the family home at Fairchance. He had- been ill for several weeks. Besides his wife, Mrs. Laura Beatty, he is survived by eight sons, one daughter and two brothers. He re'ired from the Frick company a number of .ars ago. - CHARLES B. CONWAY Stricken by illness while walking in the downtown section of Urion- lown Fu'day morning, Charles B. Conway, 74 years old, of South Union township and a former road supervisor of that township, died Saturday at Uniontown Hospital. MRS. MARY SPRINGER Mrs. Mary Springer, wife of Warren Springer, of Moris Cross Roads, died Saturday at the Uniontown Hospital after giving birth to a child. VQR FEATURE TIME CALL 5!»0 Today and Tomorrow Rathbone David Niven M'l/DXESlUY. AK1) THURSDAY WUIS BROOKS SUMSUMMEKVUlf mm J08IKSON D R A M A THAT STRIKES CLOSE TO EVERY HOME! ARC TREY T H E M A R K E D VTOHDj OF TOMOKROWT Directed by William McGttnn - Original Screen Play by Crane Wilbur · A Fir»l NalT Picture · PnuentoiJ by WARNER BROS. Also and Cartoon Past exalted rulers night will be observed tonight by Corneilsvillc Lodge, Benevolent Protective Order of Elks. The first meeting night in February is designated by giand lodge statutes as past exalted rulers night. Harry G. Brown of Mount Pleasant will organize the lodge and fill al! official stations. Bituminous Coal Production Gains The Fayettc County Agricultural Conservation' Committee has announced that in connection with the alfalfa seeding practice under thc 1939 Agriculural Conservation Pio- gram the only seed that can qualify and that will be recognized as "Haidy, Northern Grown Domestic Alfai- fa Seed" will be alfalfa seed grown in Canada and in the following slates: Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, I New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. Where any seeding practice specifies the,use of Red or Alsike clover, any such seed produced in the United States or Canada will qualify under the 1938 program. The committee urges that all farmers participating in the 1935 program who wish to earn payments by carrying out these practices j should not fail to use seed grown as I above in order to qualify for payments. WASHINGTON, Feb. 13.--Bituminous coal production in the United Mrs. Mary Black Dead. States during the week ended Feb- GHEENSBURG, Feb. 13.--Mrs. ruary 4 is estimated by the National | Mary Kurt/. Black, 55, wife of P. L. Coal Association at approximately ' Black, died Saturday in Westmore- 8,200,000 tons- against 7.709,000 tons j land Hospital. She was the mother TWO 50-GALLON STILLS GRABBED IN LIQUOR RAID Special to The Courier. UNIONTOWN. Feb. 13.--Two 50- gallon stills, 22 gallons of moonshine and 140 gallons of mash were confiscated Saturday by State enforcement agents in a series of raids. Six defendants were given hearings before a local alderman en charges of possession and other vio- ! lations of the State law. All v/ere released under bond for action of the grand jury. Those arrested were John Estanich, Peter Faiovek, Tony VaJencheck and Vincent Intorre, all of.West Masontown, James Addario of Gallatin and James Pascarell of Biownsville. ' SOMERSET, Feb. 13.--Second annual Somerset county" "musical festival will be held here April 13, 14 and 15, it was announced by Assistant County Superintendent C. C. Shaffer after plans had been advanced for the event by the Somerset County Principals Association. Several Ihousand students will take part in the musical festival and programs will be presented by individual schools at each of the three afternoon sessions with the feature attractions being carded for each evening. Tentative plans call for a concert by an all-county band Thursday, all- county orchestra Friday and all- county chorus Saturday. Plans were formulated for the annual county eliminations of the Pennsylvania Forensic Music League with the following dates and sites being selected: Essay--All entries to be in office of county superntendent of schools at Somerset by Friday, February 24. Declamation -- Tuesday, February 23, Boswell High School. Extempore speaking--Wednesday, March 8, Somerset Township High School. Poetry reading--Monday, March 13, Meyersdale High School. Shakespearean reading -- Monday, March 20, Conemaugh High School. Oratorical -- Monday, Rockwood High School. in the like week ot 1938. of Herbert L. Bhicic of Norvclt. BARCLAY ON BRIDGE B y S h e p a r d B a r c l a y "The Authority on Anthoritlcs" OBEY THAT SIGNAL ON PLENTY of hands, the entire foundation for tho defensive play U based on the size of the card played by third-hand on the opening lead. Seldom should ita message be violated. If U can bo read as the lowest held, the player la usually asking for a switch to another suit as soon as hia partner gets the lead. II it can bo read clearly as higher than his lowest, it generally aslu for a repeat of the same suit. Ii' It la non-committal, the partner is asked to base his actions on trying to develop tricks In his own hand. K Q J 10 3 , A 10 S 6 4 3 2 (Dealer: South. North-South vulnerable.) South opened the bidding here with 1-Club, considering that his great length justified a shading of his top-card strength. North answered with 1-Diamond, East injected 1-Spado, South bid 2-Clubs, West 2-Spades and North forced with 4-Diamonds, In view of his club fit. East bid 4-Spades, as an intended sacrifice, and South passed to see if his partner wanted to double it. When North Instead Copyright 1939. by Kin* showed a St at 5-Cluba, South got over-ambitious. He would have done well to pass the 5-Spades which East now essayed, to see if his partner wished to double, but Instead he ambitiously bid S-Cuibs. Perhaps that flamboyant call was justified by his confidence In the defenders' proclivity to mistakes. West led the spade 10, tnough the Q would have been the choioe of most sound players, but that was unimportant. The ace won tn dummy, a club was cashed and a diamond leeL West won, led another spade, and the contract was made, South'a hearts being parked on the dummy's diamonds. West should have read ma partner for six spades, with all that bidding, and for something on the side, which could be only in hearts. Had he also read a low-card signal from his partner, he would have switched and beaten the contract. · * * Tomorrow's Problem * Q 3 4 A K 5 4 V A 3 * K + K Q J9 6 3 (Dealer: South, East-West vulnerable.) If South gets to 7-Clubs on thla deal, would you double in the West? Peztures Syndicm, IDC TWO TUG FEATUUES Tonay, Tomorrow and Wednesday BONITA GRANVILLE ANITA LOUISE BOBBY JORDAN JOHN LITEL DICKIE MOORE PXUS SECOND SMASH HIT Mrs. Harry VanSickle Dies. After a lingering illness, Mrs. Minnie VanSickle, 67, wife of Harry VanSickle of Uniontown, died Friday in Cook Hospita^ in Fairmont, W. Va., where she had been a patient for three weeks. Formerly Mrs. Minnie Upton Martin of Fairmont, she had been a saleswoman in that city lor many years. She had been living in Uniontown since her marriage to Mr. VanSickle 14 years ago. She is survived by her husband, two sisters, three brothers and a stepson. The funeral service was held Sunday afternoon in Fairmont. Educator to Retire. PITTSBURGH, Feb. 13.--After 48 years as an educator, Dr. David H. Sumstein, director of Uie department of curriculum study and research of the Pittsburgh Public schools, is going to retire March 1. A native of Somerset. Dr. Sumstein was ap-' pointed to his Board of Education post in 1936. He said ho plans to go to Florida and study mushrooms-his favorite hobby. Duiing his career, Dr. Sumstein worked as superintendent of schools in Ligonier, Apollo, Ktttanning and Turtle Creek. Township March 27, Rev. Peter C. Danner i)ies of Hear! Attack By United Press. PITTSBURGH, Feb. 13.--Tne veiy Rev. Msgr. Peter C. Danner, 57. vicar-general and chancellor of the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese, was found dead today of a heart attack in his room at St. Paul's Cathedral rectory. Father Danner was second in command of the diocese, serving in the bishop's place when Bishop Hugh C. Boyle was out of town, and as chancellor he had charge of all fiscal affairs of the diocese. A brother, Rev. Joseph P. Danner, of St. Mary's Church in Sharpsburg, another brother, Rev. Francis A. Danner, of Duque^ne University, and three sisters, all nuns, are among his survivors. Father Danner's first pastoral appointment was at St. John the Baptist Church at Scottdale where he was an assistant to Hev. Fath.er M. A. Lambing. Father Danner was ordained in 1903 at St. Mary's Seminary in Baltimore, Md., by Cardinal Gibbons. Snow Just a Bit Cold. NEW BRITAIN, Conn., Feb. 13.-"It's a bit colder than I counted on," shivered Carl McWorter, 23, as he stood in the midst of bis first snowstorm. McWhorter moved here from Sanford, Fla., where snowstorms are seen only in news-reels and picture books. Hospital Patients. Rev. W. S. Queen of Point Marion, Anna Lakatosh of Dunbar, Mrs. Madeline Zientarski of 210 Snyder street, Mrs, Dorothy Pearl of Connellsville, R. D. 2, and Harry Bradley of. 405 Eliza street have been admitted to ConneUsville State Hospital for treatment. Injured in Fall. Calvin Brought, 45, of 507 Pittsburg street, Scottdale, suffered a possible fractured left hip when he fell down a flight of stairs at his home Saturday midnight. He was admitted to Connellsville State Hospital for treatment. Dancing Sally Busy Speaker. SAN FHANCISCO, Feb. 13.-Statistics show that during her various appearances in this city, SaJly Rand has danced a total of 110 minutes and made speeches for a total o£ 208 minutes. Do This If You're NERVOUS Don't take clumcca on products you tuow nothinc »'xmt or rely on temporary relief whan then '» need of a good general syitem tonic like time-proven Lydla E. Pinkbam'* Vegetable Compound, midc ttpedottg for women from wholesome herbs and root*. Let Ptnfcham'8 Compound help build tip more physical rrafctance and thus tjd in calming jangly nerves, leesen diatroea from female functional disorders snd make life worth lining* For over 60 ycer* one woman Baa tolo* another bow to co "umiHnc thru" trith Pmlefaam's--over 1,000,000 women hav« MUST BE ^ 0riOUa beacfita it SOISSON THEATRE TODAY and TOMORROW Feature No. 3 Feature No. Z 9 Comedy · Late News · Shorts

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