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USlGll'r, THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13; 1939. Courier Classified Advertisements For Quick Results 1 and 2 Times: Per line, 9c cash; lOo charge. -CLASSIFIED AD RATES- A Ads to Be Run 3 Times: · Per line, 7c cash; 8c charge. Special Yearly Rates Upon Request Ads to be Run 6 Times or More: Per line, 60 cash; 7o charge. These Rates Are .Bgsed On Consecutive Insertions. *. There are five (5) average words to each line. "Cards of Thanks," 50c Flat Rate. Phone 12 or 13 for ah Ad-TaIer Special--Your "Ad Inserted "7" Times for the Price of Sixi~5peaa/ No Ad. Is-Taken for Less Than a Basis of Three (3) Lines! Announcements Card ot Thanks LABORIO--We tnkc this means of thanking our many friends for the kindness and sympathy extended us during the illness and following the death of our beloved father^ Sanduccio Laborio. Especially do we wish to thank Rev. Father Henry r»e Vivo, members of the choir who sang, those who sent the beautiful flowers, those who so kindly donated the use of their cars and all those who assisted us in any way. Mr. and Mrs. Nur.zio De Vito. PI2ALLO--Wo take this means o£ thanking our many friends -and neighbors for the kindness and sympathy extended us during our recent sad bereavement, the death of our son and brother. Joseph Fizallo. Especially do \ve wish to thank those who sent flowers, those ·who so kindly furnished cars, the pnu- · bearers, and all who assisted us in any way, Mrs. Margaret · Trappasso and Family. Automotive Automobiles for Sale 11 Strayed, Lost, Found 10 LOST--Man's vest. Saturday morning, between Trump and Lincoln Avenues. Beward. Call 1846. T O D A Y ' S S P E C I A L ! At The Chevrolet Sales Service. 1930 CHEVROLET SPORT SEDAN- DELUXE, USED VERY LITTLE AS A DEMONSTRATOR. BEAUTIFUL MAROON DUCO FINISH, EQUIPPED WITH HEATER, DEFROSTER, PANEL ELECTRIC ! CLOCK, DELUXE STEERING I WHEEL. SELLING WITH A NEW ! CAR GUARANTEE! DOWN PAV- I MENT. 5228.28, BALANCE IN 18 MONTHLY PAYMENTS OF 520.06. FIRE, THEFT COLLISION IN- SORENCF. INCLUDED IN ABOVE PAYMENTS. O. M. A. C. TERI'IS! (Tiie World's Best) MASON MOTOR COMPANY. 127 W. APPLE STREET. PHONE 105. LOST--Lady's black purse in Manhattan Restaurant, Saturday night. Reward. Call Wonder Bar. LOST--Pair of Spalding tennis shoes, trunks and knee pads, at Murphy's Store. Finder please see Clyde Rude at Y. M. C. A. LOST--Dog license and license tag. No. 264. Finder, phone, 686-R. LOST--Pair eye glasses on South Side. Phone 1340-J. Automotive Automobiles. lor Sale 11 MR. AUTOMOBILE BUYER! WE HAVE JUST THE CAR THAT YOU HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR! WHY WALK- WHEN YOU CAN HIDE? ALL OUR USED CARS THOROUGHLY RECONDITIONED A N D BEADY TO CO. SEE THEM TODAY! Easy Terms!--Priced Right! 1937 Ford V-8 Standard Coupe. Looks and runs like new. Try it out today. 1D37 Studebaker Coupe equipped with Radio. See it today, A wonderful buy! 1937 Dodge 4-door Trunk Sedan, with full deluxe equipment. Excellent tires, 1936 Dodge 4-door Touring Sedan, paint good in excellent condition. Motor completely overhauled. 1037 G. M. C. %-ton Pick-up Truck with long body and heavy springs. 1935 Diamond "T" Truck with long wheelbase, equipped with coal body and good ti.res. YOUGH MOTOR COMPANY. AUTHORIZED EUICK SALES SERVICE. 312 SOUTH PITTSBURG ST. PHONE 8. "We Never Close." Open Evenlngsl Open Sundays! OF: L A S T I YOUH CHOICE! SIX (0) 1934 FORD V-8 DELUXE 4-DOOR SEDAN'S. EVERYONE IN Tiffi VERY BEST OF CONDITION. ALL HAVE BEEN THOROUGHLY INSPECTED AND HAVE THE NEW INSPECTION TAGS ON THEM. HURHY . . . COME IN TODAY AND TAKE YOUR CHOICE. PHICE, EACH ?195 The Best Of Terms. Arranged To Please You I WEST SIDE MOTOR COMPANY. YOUR FORD DEALER. W. CRAWFORD i 2nd ST. PHONE 407. Business Service Moving", Trucking 1 , Slorajri; 25 Open Evenings! - Open Sundayst USED CARSI SEE OUR SELECTIOKI E. S. VAN SCOY; INC, 259 E. CRAWFORD AVE. PHONE 2«. LARGE SELECTION USED CARS BENNETT MOTOR SALES 256 E. CRAWFORD AVE. PHONE 1234. Business Service WHEN YOU HAVE something which you would like to sell just call, 12 or 13 for a Classified ad-taker. Your ad on this page will surely catch the eyes of interested buyers. · . A FEW MINUTES spent In looking over the classified ads each day will save you many hours and dollars in getting just what you -want. Business Service Offered 18 SPECIAL SHOE REPAIR! MEN'S HALF SOLE--Leather or Uskide. sewed or nailed. Pr 70c LADIES'--Hall Sole . _ 50c SAM SPICOLA. 510 WEST CRAWFORD AVENUE. NEXT TO BAER'S HARDWARE STORE. FISHER'S UPHOLSTERY. AWNINGS. FURNITURE REPAIRS RECOVERING^ PHONE 0045. 322 SO. PITTSBURC ST. Insurance and Surety Bonds 23 . INSURANCE ALL KINDS EXCEPT LIFE. FAYETTE REALTY CO. PHONE 1375. T. D. GARDNER. MGR. GOOD. DEPENDABLE INSURANCE -All kinds. James R. Laughlln--INSUR- · ANCE. See me for rates. 309 First National Bank Building Phone 520. TODAY'S CROSSWORD PUZZLE 26 n 21 16 3! 37 33 10 ACROSS 1---An asterisk 24--Peninsula In 5--Bed coverlet Egypt S--A state 27--Ground !--Negative 29--Japanese reply coin 11--Ego 30--River in 12--Persian coin Germany 14 -A tree 31--Crazy 16-- Bristle 3-1--Behold! 17--Quirks 35--One who tells 19--Trim a lie 20--Intend 36--Savory meat 21--Interjection jelly 23--Through 37--Whirlpool DOWJJ 1--A strons 5--Individual white fiber peculiarity from agave 6--Writing 2--Digit fluids 3--Instrument 7--A siren in for piercing German ' holes leg-ends ·1--Fiber used 10--Break sharp- in basket- ly and suddenly 13--Particle 23--To furrow 15--Taverns 25--Hebrew 17--Cores patriarch 18--Lucid 26--An entrance 20--Fermented 28--Let fall drir.k 32--Succor 22--Manipulate 33--Craze Answer to previous Copyright. JP33. King peiturw Syndicate, loc. FOB MOVING . . . PHONE 50. DULL'S rHANSFES CONNELLSVILLE:. PA.. "FOK BEST SERVICE!" Modern Storacu For Household Good-. LOCAL AND LONG DISTANCE--Moving. Miller';, Transfer 153 East Crawford Avenue. Phone 183. Printing, Engraving, Binding .27 LET US GIVE YOU AN E S T I M A T E ON YOUH PRINTING WORKI Hand EUUst--Blndlngl--Callluc Cordsl Bill Heads!--Letter Hc:id3I For Rent Cardsl--For Sale Cardsl No Trespassing Slgnj F o r Sale! All Work Fully Guaranteedl All At Reasonable Ra'.csl COUHIEIi JOB DEPARTMENT. PHONE 65. DAILY COURIER ELDG. OH PHONE RESIDENCE. 8U Professional Services EXPERT THUSS FITTING--ElsisUc Hosiery and other surKical appliances. A. A- Clarke. PH G. DrtlBKlst. 323 North Pittsburfl Stfe e L Phone 504. Employment Help Wanted--Female WRITE--For '.5 pksis. CHARM Perfumed Starch. Sells lOc pkg. Profit 50c. Gill- morcV Rcadinir, Pa. Help Wanted--Male Merchandise Wanted--To Bay 66 SAVE YOUR BIG WHITE RAGSI THEM BRING THEM TO THE COURIER OFFICE . . . \VILL PAY YOU IN CASH FOR ALL THAT YOU BRING IN ... AT 5c PEH POUND. Rooms and Board Utooms for rjonscKecpIng 69 FOR RENT--Two furnished light house- XecpinR rooms, electric rcfrijjeratqr. For adults only. 124 \V. Apple Street. Real Estate for Rent Apartments and Flats 74 W. CRAWFORD AVE -- Dovra town. Apartment, three large, one smnll room and bnth. llcmodulod. Inquire Anna B. Schmilz, 103 K. Arch. Call 1273-H. Rouses for Rent FOR RENT--716 Blackstonc Road. West Side. Five room house and bath. Inquire 713 BJackMonc Road. FOR RENT--3-15 N. Pittsburg St., six- rooms, bath, central location. Inquire 353 N. PUtstmrjj Si. Wanted--To Rent DO YQtf WANT WORK?--Then answer this ail. Expciioncc not necessary. Excellent commission paid on selitntf Nationally known electric appliance*. liads furnished, we tr.iin you. Steady work for fivu salesmen. Write, address, "Appliance," Care of Courier. 81 ! WANTED -- S.-rjall cotui£c. furnished or j unfurnished, outside crowded sect Jon, I or furnished room in a house stum ted where dog pen can he erect«d. Write Box 3S2. Somerset, Pa. STEADY WORK-GOOD PAY-Heliablc man \vantcti to call on farmers in N. -- Real Estate for Sale Brokers in Real Estate R Fayette County. No experience or i ITS A SHAME--Thai you cannot find a capital required. Make up 'lo SI2 a ! hou.se for rent . . . but you ain't seen dny. Write Furit Thomas. Condler ! nothing yet. Bef.tr buy now a( present Bid}-.. Baltimore, Md. pricci. Terms! PF.TEH R. WEIMER, WEIMEU ARCADE. MAN--For small coffee route business; no experience; up to $45 first week, more later; eel new automobile as bonus. LcE me write you full details. Mil!*, 7067 Monmomh, Cir.cinnii'a, O. Help Wanted--Male and Female 3-i WANTED--Younn men nnd women to work in town. Sec Mr. Oliver at Arlington Hotel, Room 6, tomorrow, from 10:00 to 12:00. Financial Need Money 411-B KEEE CASH--In a hurry? We'll lend you $300 or less on your R iRna tu re. Personal Finance Company. Phone 34. Merchandise Balldlngs, Buildiagr Materials 53 PROPERTIES. FOR SALE OR T. C. PHA1*IN. SO. CONrlELLSVILLE. PA. PliONE 975. Houses tor Sale 84 HOUSTON AVENUE. 216 -- Six room frame house with bath, in the very bt-st of condition. Immediate possession. Priced to Pell at 51,500. Inquire, Paul Wagoner. 1000 West Crawford Avenue. Phone HS. FOR SALE--Six room house with bath near Hospital, $2.000. FIVE ROOM HOUSE--With bath, on paved street, 150. ROBERT NORRIS. PHONE 505. FOR SALE--Six room house and six acres. Just outside of City Limits. WM. P. McNULTY. EAGLES BLDG. PHONE 1760. COMPLETE LINE--Of Shcrwln-Wmiams i FOR SALE--Near \Voodd.ile. 2',b ares, six Paints, for interior and exterior pur- room house, electric, 2 chicken coop*, poses. Stone Work. Phone 1"00. Inquire Rny Poorhaugh. Farm Equipment 55-A SEVEN INCU3ATORS-- For sale. Com- pacity from 60 to COO. A-l condition. Cheap to quick buyer. N. W. Hcm- minRer, R. D. 2, Ml. Pleasant. Phone, ScoUdale. 4115-R-ll.. Farm and Dairy Products 55 FARMERS LET US HELP YOU MAKE SOME MONEY 1 HERE'S HOW-- You can tUnd · market, for your farm products, your farm implements, your dairy products, your live stock and household goods by running a small Inexpensive ad in our Classified Section. There you will find many people who want to become your customer or buyer. The rural circulation oi The Daily Courier covers a large area and your advertisement wiU be read by many people who are looking for Just the things you have £or sale. NOTE: All classified ads are payable in advance. You will find our rates In the above Classified Heading. Fuel, Feed, Fertilizers 56 GOOD LUMPY -- Run o£ mine coal, 100 bu.. 8c delivered; 50 bu., 9c delivered; 25 bu., 12c delivered.' Cash. Phor.c 2037 Frank KobaLla. GENUINE--Washington Run Coal. Low price. Wm. Dull Son. Phone 107 or call Daw-son, 3261 ar.d 3631. Household Goods FOR SALE--Apartment electric washer, studio couch, flat top desks, dressers, day beds, coal and pas ranges and lots of other articles at bargain prices. BULL'S STORAGE. 122 EAST PEACH STREET. PHOHS 50. SEE MERVIS FURNITURE COMPANY-FOR BARGAINS IN FURNITURE AND STOV2S. OUR PRICES ARE ALWAYS RIGHT. NORTH PITTSBURG ST. PHONE, 2020. OUR CLASSIFIED SERVICE is as near as your phone. Just call 12 or 12 and your needs will soon be met .without any further trouble on your part. EACH OF these ads brings together two people--advertiser and reader--lor their mutual benefit and satisfaction. YOU KNOW WHAT you want and a Courier Classified ad-taker can tell you how to go about getting it. Phone i2 or NEWS OF THE COURTS | UNIONTOWN. Feb. 13,--Murder case involving three Connellsvilic men for the slaying of a Scottdalo storekeeper, which was brought to FaycUe county for trial at the March term, was returned to Westmoreland county, where the crime was com- mittled, just in time to avoid a petition by county commissioners protesting the added burden to Fayette county taxpayers. The three defendants were first arrested for the slaying of Henry Foster, 72-year-old Vanderbilt farmei-, last December 3. "Later, it was found the trio, on December 13, while culminating a planned hold-up, shot and killed Naum AchefT, Bulgarian, in his little confectionery store on th.c Westmoreland county end of Everson bridge. Following conferences with District Attorney Charles D. Copeland, at Greensburg", it was announced by District Attorney James A, Reilly that both cases would be prosecuted in Fayette county courts. Since the .murder occurred within 500 yards o£ the- county line, authorities in either county could take jurisdiction and Reilly took charge. However; to prosecute the Westmoreland county case here, the court would be called upon appoint defense counsel--involving several hundred dollars of expense for the taxpayers of this county for a slaying beyond the boundary line of this county. In addition, in event of a verdict providing for incarceration in an institution, Fayette county taxpayers would have been forced to meet maintenance costs o£ the three defendants. As county commissioners and citizens prepared to take action demanding to know why this county should be shouldered with tiie added expense ol a trial which was Westmoreland county's responsibility, District Attorney ReiJIy announced that the case had been turned oved to adjacent county authorities for presentation before a Westmoreland county grand jury which, this week, returned true bills against the trio. "If it hadn't gone back, we were going to take action in the court here to find out why we would have to I was Indignant. "I never faint. 1 CHAPTER FORTY-EIGHT THE ROOM was pitch black. I aat up in a sort of stupor. I was in bed. Memory returned. I made a convulsive movement. "Easy, baby," said a familiar voice. The bed light waa snapped on. I blinked my.eyes. Phil stood ·above me. He looked pale and shaken. I said weakly: "Am I--dying?" "Dying?" He burst into helpless laughter. "You Tainted!" "Fainted!" I was indignant. "I ·never faint!" '."Well, you gave a darned good 'imitation, honey." I demanded wrathfully: "Juat what did happen?" His laughter died. He said soberly: "We got the murderer, Elsie. He's dead." "JDcnci!" I shivered. "Mr. Horace dead! That little man! How?" "Cyanide. He had a capsule of the stuff in his pocket." "Oh!" Tears filled my eyes. "The poor soul!" "He was a murderer, Elsie." "I know. And he--he shot Reginald!" "With blanks, baby, Reginald is as good as new and twice as handsome." I drew away from him; "Then-then Mac wanted him to and Delia and Reginald--kissing!" "Mac arranged it," he admitted. "But. don't you understand? He had to do it thai. way. Horace never would have confessed. He had to be trapped." * A great weariness enveloped me. ''Poor Daphne! She knew!" Phil nodded. "Yes, she knew." "And that was the reason she said she»'d never marry?" "That was the reason." "But I don't understand--" I began, when the door opened and Mdfityre came into the room. A tired, disheveled Mac, with his hair standing on end and his necktie screwed into a ball behind his ear, He said no word, but dropped into *. chair by the fireplace. "And that, my children," he said at length, "is that,'' His voice was tired and strained; all the eagerness had gone from it. "I can't believe it!" I spoke my thoughts aloud, "I can't believe that Mr. Horace was the murderer.'" "He was the murderer all right, Elsie. It had U? be him. There was no one else." "You suspected him from the first?" He smiled. "Suspected him, yes. But I wasn't sure until he shot himself in the shoulder. Them I knew, but I had no proof." "Shot himself in the shoulder?" I glanced from Mac to Phil, "What do you mean?" "Just that. Horace shot himself. With his own gun, that which I found wrapped in the glove with the end of the thumb shot out.** "Where--where did you find it?" "Hidden in a shoe in his closet, Elsie." "But why should he shoot himself?" "I think," Mac said slowly, "that he knew I had stumbled on the truth. I think, too," that " he chose that method of withdrawing suspicion from his son. In spite of everything, he was fond of his children. He jnight have freed himself in the courts. Instead he chose death. He refused to save himself at his children's expense." "What ma/le you suspect him of shooting himself?" "It was this way, Elsie. When Minnie told us that she had discovered Horace shot, she knocked my theories four ways to Sunday. I thought I was wrong again. Then Horace, wounded, told his story. It was a smooth story, but he made one bad mistake." "And that was ?** "He said that as the bullet struck his shoulder he dropped the shirts in his arm to the floor--" "So that was what you were doing?" Phi! put in. "That was what I was doing. You see, we found the shirts beside the bed. And that was where Horace erred. Had he been shot from the doorway as he claimed, the shirts would have been beside or before the bureau. They couldn't possibly have fallen beside the bed. So I knew that he had shot himself and had carefully arranged the props for our appearance on the scene." I questioned: "Where did tlae glove come in?"/ "Well, Elsie, when a man shoots himself the powder from the bullet burns his clothing at close range. I examined the coat Horace had worn at the time of the shooting 1 , but there were absolutely no traces of powder burns on. it! That had me stumped! If I was right, and he had done the shooting, there had to be burns! Then, too, the fact that the bullet struck the mirror and glanced off into the woodwork make it impossible to deduce the distance the bullet had traveled, or its line of passage. 'Horace arranged his props perfectly except for the business of the shirts. "Naturally, I couldn't examine his person at the time of the shooting. Therefore he carried the gun and glove with him. Why he kept the damaged glove "is a mystery. But murderers are not normal persons. Sooner or later the smartest killer gives himself away," I frowned: "But I stUl don't understand the meaning- of the glove." Mac elucidated. "The gun, Elsie, was placed in the thumb of the glove and then shot. The burns were on the glove, Horace stood near the doorway; he placed the gun hi the glove and shot himself in the shoulder. The bullet, as it had been meant to do, struck the mirror. Previously he had arranged the shirts on the floor. When I found the one good glove in the trash barrel it came to me instantly that its mate might well have been used in just such fashion." - **DJd Mr. Horace'Uirow away the good glove?" . "Yes. He had no reason to think that a glove in a trash barrel would send him to his death." I persisted: "How did you find the gun?" "That, Elsie, was work! It wasn't in the laboratory or in the library. Since those rooms and his .bedroom were used almost exclusively by Horace, I surmised/ that it must bo hidden somewhere in the latter. Tonight I got Ellis to inveigle Horace into conversation, in the library. Phil and I searched his room, found the gun and glove, and when I had exchanged the bullets for blanks, Phil returned both articles, placing them exactly where we had found them." I had yet another question. "Why was It necessary to have. him shoot Reginald -- and why should he want to shoot Reginald, anyway?" "He wanted to shoot Reginald,". Mac replied, "because lie himself was in love with Bella Craig. It. was necessary to catch him in the act - of another- murder.-- Even, though I was certain that'he was the murderer, th* proof I held. would not have convinced a jury. A - smart criminal lawyer could have riddled my theories to rib- iH bons. Therefore, I arranged to hav« Delia and j Reginald make an appointment J for a midnight meeting Iff the library. Horace, as I intend-, ed, overheard the conversation." . - , "And did Reginald know-. . he would* be shot at?" ' " Mac grinned: "He knew, and he was not pleased! But he is in love with Delia and Delia was not .overly, anxious to become entangled with the police. When I told-her that I would cite her as an accessory,! she soon persuaded Reggy to do as I wanted. Of course I had nothing definite on Delia, She denies that she knew or suspected Horace's guilt. In fact, she denies she knew that he was madly in love with her. But she was frightened enough of becpming involved in a scandal to do as I asked." .. ~ "How did you know Mr. Horace was in, love with her?" "You told me that, Elsie, when · you described the scene at the library door when. Horace came upon, Delia and Reginald, and he explained his reactions to you by saying that he suffered from arthritis." , "Oh!" . . "I was positive then that he wa» the guilty party." (To Be Continued) stand the expenses of the trial," Commissioner Pohn W. Rankin declared. "We have all we can do to meet costs o£ cases in our own county without going into Westmoreland and assuming any of their obligations." Firemen's Auxiliary Friday, Ladies Auxiliary to Western Pennsylvania Firemen's Association will meet Friday night in South Fayette High School, Pittsburgh. Tom Mooney HI. LOS' ANGELES, Feb. 13.--Tom Mooney, pardoned labor prisoner, was confined today to the home'of friends by a recurrent gall bladder ailment, for which he soon: will undergo a major, operation. Decree of distribution in the estate of Smith B. Halfhill, who died September 6, 193G, was handed down by Orphans Ci mi Judge Ross S. Matthews in which accounts of the administrator were confirmed. The court awarded $70 to H. Dennie Shearer lor erection of a marker on the deceased's grave; S342.85 to Roy HalEhiU, in lull of legacy and claim for services; cash in the amount of 5321.87 to- Amos Halfhill, who also receives $152.99 on a receiver's certificate for deposit in Monongahela National . Bank of Brownsville for $1,520.87. Letters q£. administration were granted to Jennie De Vito, a daughter, of 226 North Tenth stfeet, Connellsville, on the $3,000 personal estate of Santy Liberia, Connells- villc, who died February 2 in Connellsville Hospital. Ms. Ruth George, La Belle, the j widow, was granted letters of administration by Register Bruce F. Sterling on the 2,0000 personal estate of Christy George, Luzerne. township, who died February 1 in SBrowns- ville Hospital. James B. Magee, a son, of Fairview Road, R. D. 2, Sharpsburg, was given administration letters on the $435 personal estate of his father, James E. Magee, Union town, who died December 9 -in Unionlown Hospital. Will of Ina E. Moss, Connellsvil]e, who died February 4, was admitted to probate by Register Sterling on application of Emma Newcomer, 12 Devan avenue, Unionlown. The personal estate amounts to $2,000. Will of Antonia Fantinl, Luzerne township, who died last August 20, was admitted to probate on application of Joseph Fantini, La Belle. Heal estate was estimated at $1,000, including a house aad lot at La Belle. Fight Impeachment Charges Gerard Reilly Frances Perkins Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins and Gerard Keilly, solicitor of -their. S. Labor Department, appear before the House Judiciary Committed in connection with charges niade against them by Representative Parnelt Thomas, New Jersey Republican. Madame Perkins made a point-by-point" denial of the charges on which their impeachment was sought and apv pealed to the committee to protect her from injustice. ress

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