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February 4, 1938

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 7

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1938 THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILUG, PA. PAGE SEVEN,"" Two Out of 11 Marriages In Westmoreland County Lead to Divorce Courts IB- GREENSBURG, Fob. 4.--A total of 451 applications for divorce were nied in the Westmoreland county prothonotary's office during 1937. During the same period 2,530 marriage licenses were granted. These figures show approximately! one divorce for every five nnd a half marriage licenses granted during the past year. | 'The records show 379 more mar- | riagc licenses were issued in 1937: than in 1936. i Kg Will Will _ in AlUll m HJJ'" North, South Union Taxpayers Ask (or Police Protection UNIONTOWN, Feb. 3.--Concerned over increasing petty thievery nnd purse snatching in their communi- j tics, residents of North and South Union townships have made over-! tures to Uniontown city officials for cooperative police protection, Mayor William J. Crow advised council. Township taxpayers had asked the city to formulate a plan whereby a reciprocal arrangement could be made for the townships to receive protection because of their immediate close proximity to city proper, the mayor said. STEAM-ELECTRIC ENGINE LATEST RAIL INNOVATION By United Press. ERIE, Feb. 4.--A steam-electric .locomotive which may revolutionize rs'lroad transportation by having steam generate electricity as n motive power, is being tested by General Electric engineers, it was learned by the United Press. The new type of locomotive'is being developed for the Union Pacific Railroad for use in the Far West, probably between Omaha and Los Angeles. SOMERSET, Feb. 4. -- Somerset county's teacher tenure cases will be taken up at the April term of argument court, Judge Norman T. Boose has decreed after learning thnt the State Supreme Court had passed judgment on eight cases before it. The court has previously ruled against former Principal Bert S. Walker of Berlin nnd Miss Minnie Dickey of Berlin in their litigation to receive contracts from the Berlin- Brothersvallcy school boards for 1937-38. A second tenure case directly against the .Berlin borough school board by former Principal Walker has not been ruled upon by the court. Mr. Walker announced Tuesday afternoon he would make no move to carry his first defeat into higher courts. He said, however, he was prepared to carry his second case against the Berlin board "to the very end." Similar cases brought against the Berlin-Brothcrsvallcy board were instigated by two grade teachers, Mrs. Mildred Smith of Brothcrsval- ley township, and Mrs. Annie Menses of Berlin. These two court hearings will probably start in the April term, it was said. In his first suit against the Rerlin- Brothersvalley school boards, Principal Walker desired his contract after an election of teachers at which Walker declares he was elected. The court ruled against Walker. In ruling against Miss Dickey, a grade teacher, it was brought ou! she sought a return of her contract after she had tendered n written resignation. She declared she hac been invited to write a letter o! resignation in hopes of getting her pension. The court also ruled against her and in favor of the boards. . SATURDAY AND MONDAY (2) BIG FEATURES (2) FROM ARIZONA TO THE SHORES OFWAIKIKI! BLAZING SIX GUNS IN ARIZONAI f LILTING LOVE SONGS IN HAWAIII ' Your tlnglnfl cowboy ttar In i Ing outdooradv«ntur« that »wo«pi from «h« Wmtorn bad land« to |rlonolulu'» haunlod »horo»l NEWS OF THE COURTS Special to The Courier. UNIONTOWN, Feb. 4.--Five decrees were handed down in as many estates by Judge Ross S. Matthews n the county orphans court. Distribution was made in the estate of Cyrus E. Stou-Tcr, Bullskln township, who died August 13, 1920, leaving a last will dated May 5, 1926. The document stipulated that after ill debts were paid, the residue was to be held In trust for the maintenance of his wife, Anna Elizabeth Stoufler, during her natural life and, at her death, was to be divided among six children. The widow died September 14, 1937. The court awarded $1,866.24 in six shares of $311.04 each to the children, including William S. StoulTer, Joseph T. Stouffer, Vclmn StoufTcr Cavanaugh, Bessie Stoufler Quinn, Carl R. Stoufler and Virginia O. Burkholdcr. Distribution was made in the estate of J. Alice Homer who died November 22, 1930, leaving n last will oJ May 23, 1933. Total of $1.158.09, under provisions of the will, was divided to give $386.37 to William B. Mason, Jr., and $380.30 each to Harry P. Mason and Robert D. Mason, Jr. Account was confirmed in the estate of Pietro Crlstinl who died Intestate February 26, 1935. The account of Frank F. Canuti showed total charges of $6,153.18 and credits of a like amount, leaving no balance. Judge Matthews also confirmed an accounting in the estate of Louisa Lux, who died July 5, 1934, leaving a last will of May 20, 1927. The account shoved $201.61 personal and S5C7.21 real estate, all of which was utilized in payment of debts, leaving no balance for distribution. Total of $14,416.00 was distributed in the estate of Cornelius A. Moon, who died January 26, 1937, intestate, leaving as survivors his wife, Harriet J. Moon, who died March 31, 1937, and four children, Charles Moon, Zoc McCloskey, Ada Crcwson and Elizabeth Jenkins. The court awarded $4,907.44 to Bertha Baum nnd Avcril S. Hcn- drickson, administrators of the wlfc'i estate, and the balance in one-sixth shares to the children. Each child, with the exception of Charles, received $2,453.72. Charles was given cash in the amount of Sl.181.47 nnd West Penn preferred stock valued at $1,273.25. In an order handed down, Judge W. Russell Carr appointed Attorney M. B. McDonald to act as master In ttie divorce proceedings instituted by Anna Desko against John Desko. Motion for new trial has been filed with Prothonotary John Brady in the damage suit of Mary DeBellls and her sister, Nellie DeBellis, by their father, Joe DeBcllis, West Virginia, against Thomas Blaho, Uniontown, as the result of nn accident on Route 51 when Blaho's companion Lillian Bise, was killed. In the first trial, the jury returned a verdict for the defendant. New trial Is also being sought In the civil action of Raymond Davis against Aza J. Herring. In an order handed down in open court, Judge W. Russell Carr, on petition of Attorney Thomas A Waggoner, stipulated an appeal was especially allowed Stanley Kozinsky from Judgment of sentence of Justice of Peace James E. Gibson on information made against him by Frank Yeardl, Jr. Kozinsky, on a charge of violating the motor vehicle code, was given a hearing January 26 and was sentenced by Squire Gibson to pay costs and a fine of $25. Kozinsky, through his counsel, Attorney Waggoner, in presenting his petition for the appeal, contends he is not guilty of the violation. Jules J. Naples, representative of the State personal property tax bureau of the Department of Revenue, Harrisburg, will be in the office of county commissioners again today and Friday to extend free assistance to persons desiring to file their personal property taxes. Attorney Charles Lcwellyn, electee Thursday as president of the county law library committee, succeeding Attorney M. Bowman McDonald wh served during 1937, petitioned court for nn increased appropriation for the library. Judge Harry A. Cottom who heard the committee president's request indicated he will sign an order increasing the appropriation from $4,800 to $5,400 for the current year From this appropriation is paid thi $3,000 salary of Law Librarian William Boring whose efficiency am ability in his official capacity received the praise of Attorney Lewellyn nnd County Solicitor C. W Martin when the petition was presented the court Friday. The balance of the appropriation will be used for "continuances"-new volumes of books placed on the market which are necessary to complete sets in the library now available to attorneys and judges. Members of the 1938 law library committee, in addition to President Lowellyn, are E. Dale Field, who succeeded E. J. McDaniel as secretary-treasurer; E. C. Sloan, Jacob Shcrrard and Samuel Feigus. Suit to recover an alleged claim of $2,095.04 was entered Friday with Prothonotary John Brady by Squira Beth A. MInerd und his wife, Mollle M. Mincrd, South Union township, against Harry Childs, German township, administrator of the estate of Alonzo Childs, deceased. The action sets forth the Mincrds entered into a written agreement with. Childs on June 6, 1932, whereby they were to feed, clothe and care for the latter during his lifetime and, in return, as a consideration, were to receive a certain tract of land in South Union township. The agreement continued in ellect until March 13, 1935, when, it is alleged, Childs left the farm nnd refused to accept the care and support proffered by the plaintiffs. Childs then demanded the possession of his property and, on December 17, 1935, the Mincrds vacated the premises. Childs died January 29, 1937. The suit has been entered against Harry Childs to secure compensation from the decedent's estate for al- lused improvements made on the You'll Find Candlewicking Very Easy You'll Be Proud To Call This Your Handiwork ^.T"**r» [ * f* r .v · * · PATTERN 6043 Why not make n candlcwick spread yourself . . . they're ever so easy to do nnd so very popular for any type of bedroom. This dainty butterfly nnd tulip design may be quickly worked up in fluffy tufts . . . cither in one or two colors. The design is equally lovely when done in large French knots. In pattern 6043 you will find a transfer pattern of a motif 15x20% inches; one and one reverse motif 6x6 inches': directions and illustrations for doing candlewicklng or French knots; material requirements. To obtain this pattern send 10 cents in stamps or coin (coin preferred) to The Courier Household Arts Dept., 259 W. 14th Street, New York. N. Y. Be sure to write plainly your NAME, ADDRESS and PATTERN NUMBER. DOCTOR TRAVELS BY FOUR MEANS ELKINS, W. Va., Feb. ·».--It took nn automobile, a horse, a team of oxen and just plain walking to get Dr. E. H. Updike to a patient who lives high in the Randolph county mountains. Dr. Updike drove as far as he could on the Nctley mountain road, then got out and commandeered a horse. At the foot of the mountaain he changed over to a sled drawn by a pair of oxen. The sled ran into high snow .drifts and he completed the trip on foot. FIREPROOF BED GOOD FOR SMOKERS SCHENECTADY, N. Y.. Feb. 4.-In case of fire, if you smoke in bed, leap from the sheets but if you want to avoid the menace, fire proof them. Clarence Johnson, county agent, tells how: "Dip the sheets in » solution of seven ounces 6f borax nnd three ounces of boric acid to two quarts of water. It will not injure colors or fabric but must be applied after each washing." property by Minerds while they occupied it, for the care they extended the deceased before the agreement was canceled nnd to recover taxes they assert they paid. Married Teachers To Be Excluded From Jobs Under New Law SCRANTON, Pa., Feb. 4.--State Senator Leo C. Mundy, D., Wilkes- Barre, author of the Teachers' Tenure Act which was upheld as constitutional by the State Supreme Court, predicted today that the law would be amended to exclude married women from holding jobs as teachers in Pennsylvania. Here on business, Mundy said the only reason for permitting married women to hold their jobs under the act was because it was feared that such a ban would make the measure unconstitutional. He said he believed the act would be amended during the next legislative session to exclude married women. THESE STUDENTS LIKE MUSIC HOT WASHINGTON, Feb. 4.--Students at Roosevelt High School like their music hot. When the orchestra at a school dance limited its selections to stately waltzes--by faculty orders--^ 200 guests sat down on the dance floor. Fifteen minutes later, the chap- erDncs capitulated and a lively swing tune ended the "strike." T Jusf Sif, look Beautiful/' Judge Instructs Actress By United Presa. j HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 4.-- In ! a courtroom Constance Bennett must leave histrionics . at home and re- , iain just a common, ordinary gar- I den-variety witness. All she can do Is sit and look beautiful. That was the. verbal spanking the blond star received from Superior rfourt Judge Charles S. Burnell when the became a little too quick on th trigger with her answers in her $65,(000 suit against Gaumont-British (Picture Corporation for breach of contract. Judge Burnell interrupted: "You arc not here as a picture star. You're just here as the common, ordinary garden-variety witness. Just sit there and look beautiful." Miss Bennett smilingly replied: "I'll try, your honor." Patronize those who ndvertls*. 37 W. Main St., Uniontown, Pa. to Pay! We have~a complete line--al.l grades-all weaves-all patterns-that we're closing out at rock-bottom, bargain prices.:-.And these rugs are "bargain rugs" only in. price. They.. dre~. ; rriac]eaf pu're^lbngrfiheredrvirgm woo! . .. They're-, rugs that have_a luxurious,-spft_ feefunderfoot.'Rugs "that-look bright as new for years-because ' fade-resisting dyes. - " F E L T - BASE ~. 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