The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on February 14, 1939 · Page 10
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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, February 14, 1939
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PAGE TEN. THE DAILY COURIER. CONNELLSVILLE. PA. KiOBK.UAKY; J-i, Iyi5!f. SCOTTDALE GUARDSMEN GET MEDALS Service Company Members Who Served in Flood Recognized. TYRONE BOARD WITHOUT FUNDS C. H. S. News Of The Puzzled by Factors. The frcsluncn in Andrew W. McNeil's algebra classes are studying factoring. In the senior trigonometry clnbscs right triangles are being solved. HAPPENINGS IN!Mews of Day A N D A B O U T ' MT. PLEASANT Special to The Courier. SCOTTDALE, Feb. 14. -- Flood medals were awarded to the following members o£ the Service Company were awarded to the following members o£ the Service Company, II Oth Regiment, Monday night after the regular drill at a dinner served the members of the company: Captain Edgar C. Kelley, Lieutenant James E. Murphy, Lieutenant F. W. Murphy, Master Sergeant George E. Swift, Master Sergeant George .G. Sebey, First Sergeant Charles B. Woods, Sergeants David J. Connors, John D. Gower and George A. Dayoob, Staff Sergeant Joseph War- zinsky, Corporal Arthur K. Connors, Private First Class John W. Bokros, Privates David E. Christ, Joseph M. Comvay, James A. Lipps and Paul E. Stoner, and Corporal Herbert Vance. The presentation speech was made by Captain Edgar C. Kelley. Peter Kelanic has been promoted to coiporal, and Privates John D. Mackey and Anthony Napoleon, to privates first class. In this month's Pennsylvania Guardsman, the Service Company has a photograph of its Armory at Christmas time, decorated as it has been for the past three years. Mention is also given the party sponsored by the Tin Hat Club for the kiddies at Christmas time. The Service Company is high in the regiment in attendance for the month of December, averaging 94.94 per cent. This is considered exceptionally good, as the enlistment in the company is below that of other xinits in the regiment, and to have a record of this kind, means that practically one hundred per cent attendance is demanded at drills. Sec Ladder Demonstrated. Chief Howard Beegle, Assistant Chiefs Albert Reynolds and Ben Clarkson, President John Ruth, Roy Baker and Cecil Loucks of the Scottdale Fire Department "were at the Old Exposition building, Pittsburgh, Saturday and saw a demonstration of a 100-foot aerial ladder. Board Lacks Funds. The Upper Tyrone Township Board o£ Education, at its Monday evening meeting, was without funds to pay its 16 teachers salaries for last month. Rev. Jefferson King and Mrs. Sarah Morse were appointed a committee to investigate the clause in the State law which provides for the payment of tuition and transportation of students from the district who attend high school. The board has been without funds to pay transportation and is back in its payment of tuition. Attention of the board was called to this matter by students who found a law covering this part of the educational system. Party at Center. One hundred and fifty girls took part in the Lincoln and Valentine party held at the recreation center at Everson Monday t/ening. Sam Caliguire, who teaches the dancing class, had charge. There were games and dancing. Lunch and candy were served. Music was furnished by John Franks, Ted Nowicki, Francis Shandorf and Orville Mauk. Tenth Anniversary Observed. At the unified service Sunday morning at the First Baptist Church the tenth year of the pastorale o£ Rev. Roy E. Whittemorc was observed. Ernest Hidenour, superintendent of the Sunday school, presided. Frank Brooks, superintendent of the Sunday school when Rev. Whittemore took up his pastorate in Scotldale, presented him with a three-layer cake bearing 10 candles. The three layers represented the thiee divisions o£ the Sunday school. Mrs. Whitfemore was presented with a potted plant. Miss Edna Myers, representing the trustees, gave a short talk. Ernest Overholt, treasurer of the church, reported on its finances and Earl Tedrow, clerk, gave a report. The deacons, trustees and officers of the church and Sunday school sat in a body. Birthday Dinner. A birthday dinner was held Sunday for Mrs. Nellie Queer of Mount Pleasant at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Pearl Rittenhouse of Pennsville. Mrs. Queer, whose 71st birthday it was, received many beautiful gifts. Among thor.e present were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rittenhouse and family, Mr. and Mrs. Hoy Sis'.ey and daughter, Shirley Marie, of Scottdale, and William Chenowith of Greensburg. To Present Program. The Beta Mendelssohn Club will join with the Mendelossohn Choral Club in the forensic music competition to be held in West Newton. This club will present its annual program for the Monday Music Club on March 20. Zoo Students Mourn. The chickens hatched in ;m incu- bt'ilor in Miss Irene Kline's zoology classes are dead. The young chicks were kept in the incubator in order that they would be warm but Ihey managed to get out. Essays in English. Miss Grace Adams' sophomore English classes are studying Sir Roger deCoverly's papers in connection with a unit on essays. The modern easay is being discussed. Practice Sets Started. Andrew S. Lasky's bookkeeping classes are starting to study partnership practice sets. MOUNT PLEASANT, Feb. 11.-Mrs. Howard M. Stoner will be hostess lu the Snti'iduy Afternoon Club of Scottdale and Mounl Pleasant ;.t her ho'ne in South Church street Saturday afternoon. An old-fashioned spelling bee will be held, Miss Anna Galley, the piogram chairman, in chtiigc'. Mcm- bcrs will be dressed in styles of other years Map Heading Classes. Captain Ted Smith of Company E, 110th Regiment, has been conducting classes in "map reading,' 1 with an average of 35 men attending regularly. The map used for instruction is pointed on the floor of one of the larsxe upstairs rooms. making it easiei Tor tile men tc follow thr line o£ instruction. Two new men have joined the company, Privates Gray and Crusan. Sergeant Carmen Crivclla has been named manager of the basketball I team organized by the company. It Beginners Start Letters. beirg (.oached by Corporal Kcn- j neth Crusan. The team is made up The beginners' typing classes Qf formei . co llcgc and h K h school players and -,t is boo'ung games witli other organizations. Class Has Mcolinir. The Sunday school clos? of the Methodist Episcopal Church tautnt taught by Miss Martha Horky are learning to type business letters. Program Committee Announced. The program committees for Room 10 have been announced. One committee will serve a month. They arc: March, Jane Snyder, Margaret McCoy. Elaine Reed, Ralph Brr.wn; April, Bill Brown, John Sar.sone, Catherine Keith. Pales and Mary Jane- Church Studied in History. Miss Anastacia Vona's General History classes are studying the history of the church. The bulletin board is changed daily w i t h pictuies pertaining to the subject. A lengthy discussion concerning {he death of Pope Pius XI was held. Reports will be gnen by each student next week on a fiction or non-fiction book based on the Middle Ages. by Fred Myers held rts regular meeting in the chinch Monday evening. After the business session there \vns a lunch. Brotherhood Speaker. Superintendent oC Schools John C. Ha"berlen was a speaker at the meeting of the biothorhood of the Lutheran churches held in Lnirobc Monday evening Tliroat Operation. Miss Ii ene Brrenak of Mount Pleasant underwent i throat opei a- tion at JTnck Memorial Hospital Monday. Falcons Install Officers. The Mount Pleasant Polish Falcons Club held its installation of officers Sunday, Ofliccrs installed for 1hc coming year were: Piesidont, Joseph ,T. Ki'lar; vice-president, Stanley A. Kurpiel; financial secretary, Alex Ogrondy; recording secretary. Frank Yurcryk; treasurer, Joseph Scarbot; students'in each section Rive a floor S ergeant-at-arms Waller Skov.ionek talk on the- material covered. Exand stcw!ircL Joscph Wclp Thc mcm _ celleat talks haxe been given by . bcrs of thc executive committee a i e Betty Addis, Shirley Adams, Helen Walter Garstecki. \V;,ltcr Kolaczvi,- Balaban. John Arn. Cecil Barnharl. ski F i n n k N( , pohncv . Tcd Roskv Paul Bcighley. James Bennett a»a , Frank Visnc^-and Andrew Matto^ Adrienne Brady. Extra projects wcie Americanization Class. Thc Board of Education lias granted the use of one room in thc Junior High school Tor niqhl elates in "Americanization " John Adams will be the teschei. Ai JlealUi Meetings. Mrs, Samuel N. Warden, chairman of the Mount Pleasant Red Cross chapter, attended a health mcetinfi in the William Perm Hotel, Pittsburgh, today and tomoirow at which time the 47th annual meeting of. *he Pennsylvania Tuberculosis Society \ \ i l l also be conducted. DUNBAR, Feb. 14.--Plans have been announced /or the annual Venetian cat rival to be held Tuesday eveiijiig, Febi uary 21, at Harvey's Hall oy tne two Dunbar lodges of the Order of the Sons o£ Itaiy. Gerald ibi has been appointed chau man, Margaret DcOic, secretary, and Beay Lizzn, treasurer. EnterLainment will consist of games, old-fashioned dance numoers and a giound m/ircli by thc mummers. Prizes will be awarded for the best and fonniest cotsumes. Evei yone is i equcsted to come in costume. Novelt'es will be distributed during the evening and lunch will be served. James DiBla^'o is chairman, of the refreshment committee. Music will be provided by Don Michaels and his orchestra. An invitation is extended lo all local and vaiious membeis oC Order o[ Sons o£ Italy in thc county. Committee^ will meet Wednesday, Febru. ry J5. to i*eturn repoi Ls and attend io last minute details Circle .'J ^leetb Tonight. Circle No. 3 of the Methodist Protestant Chinch will meet tonight nt the church. A good attendance is requested. To Enter Hospital. M i . r md Mis.! Miller and daughter M.iry Buhe spent Sunday afternoon w:lh an aunt, Mrs. Anna Daughci ty at Ha^. The latter, who has boon ioricubly ill, t-hows no improvement and wilJ enter the Homestead Hospital for observation soon. Mrs. Daughorty is a former resident. At Family Gathering. Mis. Felix Farace of Ml. Morris entci tained a'. a family gathering Sunday. Those present from Dunbar were Mrs. Jane Bell, M. and Mrs. Nick Bell, J times Coirado and son, Pat tic, Mr. nnd Mis. Vununo and son, Johnny, Mr. and Mrs. Tony Maddas, Jennie Dominic, Mike Mad- ' 1 U tieirn ploy merit Benefit Checks/ Total District 230 County Boys CCC Service in Excellent Floor Tulks. The freshman history classes taught by Miss Beulah Gilmore are reviewing the unit on Greece by having four submitted by Warren Elliott and Lester Strickler. Current Events Committees. The committees in J. A. L/erew's Problems of Democracy classes are as follows, with International namc-d first and Economic second: Section A--Edith Bane, Jean Biscl, Harry Cnllcy; Ella Bigam, Robert Dorothy Gardner Lovely Dorothy Gardner, of Steu- nenville, 0., reig-ned as queen of the Dartmouth 'winter carnival. She lolds cim which was awarded to Nat Sample," of Chestnut Hill, PH., de- siimcr of winning snow sculpture. and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mad Other Hems of Interest. home of Mr. and Mis. William Benford at Scottd.ile. Club Changes Name. At a meeting ot the D. D. D. Club Thursday evening at tne home ol Mrri. Denune Pro\ ance it was decided to change the name to "The Pechin Fancywork Club. 11 The meetings will be held every two weok. rvlrs. Herman C.-nr u'll be the next hostess. Missionary Society Meets. The Young Ladies,' Missionary So- Fayelte county lumished 230 boyi, as did Westmoreland county, for the Civilian Conservation Corps during January when a total of 4,806 unemployed Pennsylvania youths were enlisted as a result of the recently completed quarterly enrollment. From Washington county there were 170, Somerset 85 and Gieene 25. Only Philadelphia and Allegheny counties exceeded the number Irom Fayette and" Westmoreland counties. The ne.vt quarterly enrollment will take place between April 1 and 20. Selection of jobless youths between 17 and 23 years oC age for CCC service is one of the two activities carried on by the Department ot Public Assistance as State agent for thc Federal programs. The other is distribution ot surplus foodstuffs. Under CCC regulations, preference is g.ven boys from families on direct or work relief rolls although the oppoiiunity to enroll is also extended to those from "borderline" i families. Ability to do outdoor work and evidence of a serious desire to "make a go" of camp life are re- quisities for all enrollees. Joscph Spocncy, employed at Har- .'is. s ciely of the Methodist Episcopal Church mnt Friday evening at the There were 1,075 unemployment compensation checks, aggregating $13,108.25, distributed through the Connell.sville district during the week ending January 27 which compares with 306 checks totalling $4,740.35 thc preceding week, according to Ei nest Kelly, executive director ol the- State division ot unemployment compensation and employment service, at Harrisburg. During the week of January 27 there were 31 original claims for assistance and 343 continued claims while the preceding week there were 25 original and 714 continued. The claims lor District 9 of which Connellsville is a part totalled 1,271 originals and 7,346 continued. A total of 9,636 cheeks amounting to 'jl 13,052.55 was paid out the week of January 27 in the district while in thc Slate there were 106,334 c h e c k s aggregating $1,160,796.25 wheieas the week of January 20 showed 99,fi'SO checks totaling $1,102,i 338.40. Payments during the week o£ January 27 included: Charleroi, 58,491.60. Greensburg, $11,304. Indiana, ?o,606.50. Kitumning, $12,645.20. Latrobe, ?4,009. Monessen,514,C28.25. New Kensington, ?S,'I92.65. Un.ontown, $10,917.20. Waynesbuig, $4,444.75. Washington, $17,789.30. Somerset, $7,196.70. JJohr.stowa, $23,676.135. Craig and Dom Curra. Section B---Tom Cowan, Joe Grosso, Bob Ellenberger; C. Cross, James Fanto and Jean Fasoln. Section C--Henry Brcakiron, Helen Burkholde]^ Doris Dawson; Ralph Brown, Howard Burdette, J. Dill. Section D--Bryce Dixon, K.irry Dennis, Paul Echard; John Cole, Bob Evans and Edison Farquhar. Section E--Esther Molagne, Jack Beeman, Bill Blucka; Huby Adams, John Bittner and Dorothy Dawson. risburg, spent the week-end at his home. Mrs. Gene DiEilnsio and Eon James have returned from Magee Hospital, P.ttsburgh, to their borne in Railroad street. Mrs. Upton Speer was a callfr Monday. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Williams at- j Dal. tended the fun l a l soivice at the Mmcid fune-ml home for their nt'phpv,*. Benjamin Dobbins 1 , Monday. Sylvi,! DiBiJMo, a iludpnt at Put. spent the week-end nt the home of his puient--., Mr, and Mrs. James DiBl.isio. Mr. and Mis. Edward Workman of Charleioi were recent visitor". MIS.S Mpnc Roebuck was visiting in Conncllsville Monday. Mr. and Mrs. John Williams and son J t ,ck were Sunday vi.sitors at the home of M'ss Isobcl Naglc with thc house. "Topper Lee" Is Dead. GREENSBURG, Feb. 14.--William Abercrombie, 6(i, known over VVest- morelnnd county EIS "Topper Lee," died Saturday m'Westmoreland Hospital of a bowel obstruction. For years he had woiked at the coutt- fllake Barometer in Physics. The students in David C. Guhl's physics classes made a barometer patterned after that of Torricelli, who made one over 300 years ago and discovered that air exerts pressure and proved the weight of air. The students, in class proved that air has weight and weighed it before tne barometer was built. Mrs. Warden is representing thc Weslmoielnnd Public Health Association. Deputy Collector Here. A deputy collector o£ the internal revenue department of the Pittsburgh district will be at the borough building Thursddy. Friday and Saturday to assist local persons in making their annual ircome tax returns. Fundamental Strokes Taught. The breast and side strokes are being taught to members of the Life Saving Club by the sponsor, "Red" Barr. These strokes arc fundamental and holds and the like will be taught later. Opera Reviews Friday. Every Friday in Miss Eleanor Roland's senior English classes reviews ot the opera presented by Metropolitan Opera Company the previous Saturday studied in class. Many interesting discussions are held. Hardy Story Started. "The Return of the Natives," by Hardy, is being read in Miss Grace Adams' Senior English classes. Sues Her Sweetheart After Wreck, Collects Bj International News Service. CHICAGO, Feb. 14--There arc no hard feelings between Beatrice PtMilman, 20, and Herman Leo, 24, who has been courting her for a year .me! a half despite the fact that she sued him and won a $500 settlement after an automobile accident. Miss Pearlm.m had n couple of teeth jau eel loose. She sued for $10,000 but the nward was agieed upon in cnui t. Miss Penrlman said she w,is sfll keeping company with Herman. CNble: They say Herman carries liability insurance.) Man Fatally Burned in Fire a! Indiana By United Press. INDIANA, Pa., Feb. 14.--Two men were burned, one fatally, when fire JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLA new unit on nouns was started today in Miss Daise Trump's eighth destroyed a one-story frame dwelling grade English classes, and one on al white town ship, near heic. verbs in the seventh grade. Frank Pease, 54, owner ot house, was killed. "The Revolutionary W u r ' is the title of the new unit started in Miss Susan Hicks' classes today. · Those participating in the seventh grade Social Science debates pertaining to the industrial revolution arc James Carlton, Robert Dunston, Jean Lashinsky, Shirley Speer, Lois May, Theona Jean Wagner, Robert Feniello and Harold Stefl. Leaves Hospital. Michael Baluh of Mount Pleasant has been discharged from Biowns- ville General Hospital where he received treatment. owner of the Elder Spence, 33, of Indiana, who was visiting Pease, escaped by smashing a window anc was dragged to safety by occupants of a nearby farm house.- He was in critical condition in Indiana Hospital. Coroner John Woods i,a:d the fiic may have been caused by an overheated stove. president, Mrs. H. B. Amsley, presiding. The- next meeting will be with Mrs. Pjul Hosteller. J. O. V. Class lo .Meet. The J. O. Y. Class o£ the Methodist Episcopal Church will hold its regu- !ar meeting Friday evening with Mrs. Andrcw llolsing as hostess and Mrs. Gaddis as co-hostess. A gcod attendam e is desired. Male Chorus Sings. Thc Piesbyterian Male Clioru.-, of Connt-lliVjlle, under the riiiechon of George l^ainfi, presented a program at the Methodist Pitoestant Church Sunday evening. Miss Florence Wilkey of Connellsville played two numbers on the marimba. The Boy Scouts had chaise oE thc service. Rev. W. H. Hamilton gavj the principal address with the twelfth Scout law, "Reverence," as hjs subject. Manufacturer Sued. PITTSBURGH, Feb. 14.--Mrs. A. W. Robertson, wife of the chairman of the boaid of Westinghouse Electric Manufacturing Company, pominent clubman and music patron, is seeking a divorce, charging desertion. vor - j - pleading low-priced cars)?· '· · ' v - - - . '·· ·;·' ·'',.:' ;:; .§; . :; .,Inches Longer than Onei.. ;; nches: Longeiftliiiah£hei.btner!i' ,st..^ .-'.' · . . ' ! ' T - .!..····*.::· W"xy.i: p f ELL POWER pra ECONOMY liJRjitjputh Modelshave the MORE QUALITY FEATURES than any other Lxny-Priced Car --making Plymouth by Far the · ."Best Buy"for LowTrice! " Plymouth is thc only Unv-priced car with front coil springs standard equipment on nil models. i£t$f The only low-priced car with a "safety signal" speedometer. US?" The only low-priced car\vith steerioy-post gear shift standard in De Luxe models at no extra cost. 'Easy to own...your present car will probably represent a large part of Plymouth's low delivered price... with balance in surprisingly low monthly instalments. Masons to Honor Wagner. PITTSBURGH, Feb. 14--,Tames H. Price, governor of Virginia where he has held every honor in Freemasonry, will be the principal speaker March 4 in Pittsburgh at a dinner m honor of J. Hubert Wagner, newly-elected potentate of Syria Temple, Pittsburgh. A HEALTH-GIVING VACATION Charles D. Miller Dies. MEYERSDALE, Feb. 14.--Charles D. Miller, 74, of Moxham, near' Johnstown, died Saturday in a Johnstown hosiptat after a lingering Illness. He was born here January 23, 1865, a son o£ the late Manassa nnd Elizabeth Miller. He moved to Johnstown about 40 years ago and was a foreman at a steel plant. His wife preceded him in death. He leaves three children, three grandchildren, one sister and one brother, William Miller of Meyersdale. Big Used Car Values! 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