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PAGE TWO. THE DATLY COURTER, CONNE'LL.SVTLI.E, PA. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY I S , 1939- , ^ By LYNNE B. KINCELL SCOTTDALE CONSIDERS FAST TIME Presbyterian Women To Hold Missionary Convention Here The annual convention ol the Red- btone Presbyterial will be held Thursday and Friday, May 4 and 5, at the local First Presbyterian Church. Miss Ruth Swanson of the Philippine Islands has been invited as the speaker to represent the foreign field, and Miss Dorothy Ellerton, the national speaker from the Navajo Indian mission work. The theme for all sessions will be "The Challenge of the Change." The program committee consists o£ Mrs. M. L,. Johnson o£ Uniontown, chairman Mrs. W. J. Momyer of Scottdale, Mrs. Edward H. Vail of New Salem and Mrs. Clarence L. MacDonald of this city. Mrs. MacDonald will also serve on the budget committee. Details for the convention were planned at an executive meeting, held all day Wednesday, at the Third Presbyterian Church, Uniontown. The president, Mrs. H. S. Clark, of Uniontown, was in charge. Lunch was served at noon by the Ladies' Aid Society of the church. Among the out-of-town women present were Mrs. MacDonald and Mrs. Arthur P. Freed of this place, Dr. Mary Marsh and Miss Viola Stevenson of Mount Pleasant, Mrs. J. W. Forsythe of Scottdale, ' Mrs. YOUNG LADIES SODALITY HOLDS'VALENTINE it-ARTY The annual Valentoine party of the Young Ladies Sodality of St. Rita's Church, held Thursday night at St. Rita's School, was a huge success. The room was attractively decorated with red and white streamers. Placed in the center of the room was a beautifully decorated box filled with valentines which among members. were exchanged Robert McGuffey and Mrs. Beattie of West Newton. jr. C. A puzzle contest was a diversion of the evening with Miss Josephine Santine, Miss Theresa Renzi and Miss Philomena Carletta receiving prizes. An entertainment was presented as follows: Tap dance, and song, "I Double Dare You," Biddie Freed; vocal solo's, "Who Blew Out the Flame?" and "A Pocket Full oi Dreams," Miss Irene Long; vocal solos, "Old Folks," and "The Umbrella Man," Miss Josephine Carbonaro; vocal solo, "You Mitet have been a Beautiful Baby," Miss Minnie Williams. Mrs. Thomas Freed played the piano accompaniment. Miss Josephine Sanzone was awarded the door prize. The committee in charge was Miss Angeline Rock, Miss Mary Pinto, Wiss Philomena Huvo, Miss Minnie Williams and Miss Grace Pilla. The meeting nights of the sodality lave been changed to' the first rnd hird Wednesdays of the month. The irst will be a business meeting and .he second a social. Plans were formulated for a dance. A meeting of. this committee has been called for Monday, February 27, at the home of Miss Elizabeth Marnoll, West Crawford avenue. Merchants Favor Duplicating Action of Other Communities. TO MEET WITH COMMITTEES Custody Pawn D. OF U. V. CELEBRATES WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY A program in observance of Washington's Birthday, Wednesday, Feb. 22, followed the regular meeting of Emma B. Goodyear Tent No. 46 of the Daughters of Union Veterans, Friday night at Elks Hall. The following readings were given: Heading pertaining to Washington, Mrs. L. B. Gangawere; . "Washington's Youth and Early Training," - Mrs. Sadie McClintock; "His Early Military Responsibilities," Mrs. John I. Zimmerman; "A Virginia Planter," Mrs. C. B. Furtney and Mrs. Julia Cossel. During the evening, Mrs. Sadie.Mc- Clintock was presented with an attractive birthday cake, the occasion marking her birthday. A report of sick members was given. Mrs. Martin King is improved. Mrs. Rose Cunningham was discharged from the Connellsville State Hospital and Mrs. Amelia Penrod is able to be out again. NOMINATING COMMITTEE NAMED AT CLASS JIEETING Mrs. Paul H. Beighley entertained the Martha Norton Bible Class o£ the First Christian Church at her home in East Cedar avenue Thursday evening. Twenty-five members and one guest were in attendance. Mrs. J. .L,_Kurtz .conducted.'the devotionals;--Two hymns, "Beautiful Garden of Prayer," and "Blessed Assurance," were sung.. Mrs. Beighley played piano solo, " Perfect Prayer." . Mrs. W. H. Berger,. vice-president, presided over the business session at which time a nominating committee comprising Mrs. E. C. Gibbons, Mrs. M. R. Younkin and Mrs. Showman was appointed. Lunch was served by the committee, Mrs. Beighley, chairman, Mrs. George Freeman and Mrs. A. D. Soisson.' The next meeting will be held March 16,'the place to be announced later. MRS. S. T. BENFORD SPEAKS BEFORE GIRLS' MISSION BAND Girls' Mission Band ot the First Methodist Protestant Church met Friday night at the church. Twentythree members and three visitors! were present. The devotional period was led by Miss Donna Dean Smith. Miss Jean Kerfoot read the Scripture and several of the girls gave missionary readings. Mrs. Ernest L. Heffley, leader, was in charge of the business session, at which the matters of a routine nature were transacted. Mrs. S. T. Benford, president ol the Woman's Missionary Auxiliary, gave a talk. The band will be hostess at the March meeting of the Women's Missionary Auxiliary. A social hour followed. Refreshments were served by several of the girls. TJMONTOWN COUPLE WED AT MORNING CEREMONY Miss Charlotte Pauline Taylor and William H. Astleford, Jr., well-known Uniontown couple, were married at 3:30 o'clock this morning at the Central Christian Church at Uniontown. Rev. Leroy F. Carter, pastor, read the service. Attendants were Miss Ethel Astleford, sister of the bride, and Pollard Stone. The bride was graduated from the ' Uniontown High School and the bridegroom is a graduate of North Union Kigh School. YOUNG MARRIED PEOPLE OF CHURCH OF GOD FETED The young married people of the Church of God of South Connellsville were delightfully entertained Friday night at the home of Mrs. Grace Freed, Gibson avenue, South Connellsville. Eleven members were present. After the business session, Bible questions were asked and answered. Mrs. Elizabeth Spangler, a member, who has been ill for eight months, sent a card of thanks for the beautiful cards sent to her by the class during her illness. The card was presented by Mrs. Freda Clark. A delicious lunch was served by the hostess. Special to The Courier. SCOTTDALE, Feb. 18.--Daylight savings time was one of the principal j topics of discussion by the Scottdale Merchants' Association at its dinner meeting held Thursday evening. A committee will meet with representatives from Greensburg, Connellsville,-Mount Pleasant and Brownsville to determine what their action on the change of time will be. Local merchants will go along with the movement if other towns are willing. An ordinance that will be recommended to council regulating traffic was revised and approved by the organization. Council will be asked to consider this ordinance as presented. A representative group of the Merchants' Association attended the last regular meeting of council, heard the proposed ordinance read, and are now offering suggestions in the matter. It was agreed that if Wednesday afternoon closing would be a 100 per cent proposition all are willing to go along. Dies in Florida. Word was received here Friday morning of the death of W. A. Shaeffer Thursday evening at his home in Lakeland, Fla. Mr. Shaeffer was a former resident of this place, having been assistant trainmaster of the Southwest branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad at Everson when it was headquarters for more than 100 railroaders. Mr. Shaeffer went from Everson to Pittsburgh, where he was division trainmaster and later assistant to the division superintendent. On retirement Mr. and Mrs. Shaeffer built a home in Lakeland, Fla., spending their winters there and the summers in Pittsburgh. He is survived by three sisters of Wilkinsburg, end one brother, C. W. Shaeffer of Philadelphia. Mrs. Shaeffer died several years ago. The body will be brought to Pittsburgh where the funeral service will be held Monday. Apply for Charter. After a meeting of the Townsend Club at the Hawkeye Grange Hall Thursday evening, when 48 attended, a charter was applied for. The speaker was O. W, Hower of Uniontown. A large crowd of men gathered at the Moose Hall Friday evening to hear Representative DeVaux of Greensburg discuss the movement. Beta Club Mccls. Miss Connihan led the discussion on "Do You Appreciate Others?" at the meeting of the Beta Tri-Hi-Y Club, held in the Y. M. C. A. Thursday evening. Talks on the subject were given by Ruth Maglencs, Dora Wildny and Bessie Philips. Snsan Kckstrom Star in opera singer Marion Tal- Icy's custody fipht in White Plains, N. Y., is daughter Susan Eckstrom, 4. Miss Talley charges her -mate took Susan to "somewhere unknown." In turn, Adolf Ecltstrom has instituted suit for separation. HAPPENINGS IN A N D A B O U T MT. PLEASANT DUNBAH, Feb. 18.--Dr. E. B. Guie was honor guest at a birthday party held Wednesday evening -at his home in Railroad street. There were . 24 guests present. The table decorations were spring flowers, consisting of tulips, daffodils and pussy-willows. The favors were nut cups filled with nuts and candy. A string ensemble from Connellsville, which came with Emerson Camp, a nephew of Mr. and Mr?. Guie, played appropriate numbers throughout the evening. Cards ar.d dancing were also enjoyed. The highlight of the evening came about 10:30 o'clock when an express- man arrived at the door with a large trunk for Dr. Guie. It was taken into the livingroom where, after a long j struggle untying strings ar.d ropes, it was finally opened. It was found to contain not only valentines but antiques and all sorts of novelties. It was revealed later that this scheme had been planned by J. T. Burhans and Cecil Smith. The doctor was recipient of many useful gifts as well as the trunk gifts. He also received many cards, including one from each of his sons, Edwin and Robert, who are away at college. Out of town guests included Mr. and Mrs. James Byers of Shady Lane, Uniontown. Dr. and Mrs. J. H. Dull, Mrs. Emerson Camp and daughter, Ruth, David Butler, Mrs. Margaret Goucher, members of the j Special to The Courier. MOUNT PLEASANT, Feb. 18.-The junior class or Hamsay High School held its Valentine dance at the school gymnasium Friday night from 8 until .11:30 o'clock. Miss Josephine Splendore and Willard St ns were the teachers sponsor-j ing the activity. Rebckahs Meet. Mrs. Bertha Walker and Mrs. Bertha Brown were reinstated as members at the meeting of the Julia Hebekah lodge in Odd Fellows Hall Friday evening. At the meeting March 3 the lodge will hold a covered dish supper. Entertain for Guests. . Mrs. Margaret Shupe .and daughter, Mrs. David Patterson, entertained at their West Main street home Tuesday evening in honor of I Mrs. Ethel.McGodgan of Hosedale, a ; former resident ot this place who is visiting friends here. Chinese checkers was the amusement of the evening. Refreshments were served. Bands in Conert. Both the senior and junior high school bands will take part" in the annual spring concert of the Ramsay bands to be given at 8 o'clock March 10 in the Ramsay High auditorium. Fred R. Houseman, high school band teacher, will have charge of the presentation. Change Meeting Time. The regular meeting of the Mount Pleasant Sportsmen's Association has been changed to the first Monday in the month and will be held March 6 in the Odd Fellows hall. Continue Revival. Announcement has been made that revival services being held each evening with the exception of Saturday will be continued another week the Church of God. The pastor, Rev. V. O. Barnhart, \vill preach each evening. To Conduct Service. The young people of the First Bap- i tist Church will have charge of the Wednesday night prayer service next week. League JIolJs Interest. The Church School Basketball T eague is still holding the interest of local fans. Each Thursday evening at the State Armory a large crowd attends. Games scheduled lor next are: Reformed Joseph's vs. St. HOSPITAL AUXILIARY WILL MEET TUESDAY program bingo wn the following persons After the played with winning prizes--Odessa Osterwisc, Edith Ciarkson and Emogene Nicklow. To Plan Reunion. All members of the Society of the 28th Division arc requested to be present at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Veterans of Foreign Wars The Women's Auxiliary to the'Con-i home In Everson, for a meeting at nellsville State Hospital will meet at I which plans will be made for a re- 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the' Hospital. Business... of a routine nature will be taken care of. .Licensed at Uniontotrn. .Clarence Daniel.Uhazie of Morrell and Frances Barnett of Lemont, and Charles W. Martin and Pearl E. Shipley of Mount Braddock were granted marriage licenses at Uniontown. Scottdale Girl Licensed. William T. Brinkar of Latrobe and Barbara V. Xaczmarck of Scottdale were licensed to wed at Greensburg. OWENSDALE GIRL HONORED ON BIRTHDAY ANNIVERSARY The Curiosity Club of the Owensdale Recreation Center held a Valentine party Thursday evening at the home of Miss Dorothy Sefcheck in honor of her birthday. Appearing as Miss Valentine, Bcmadine Slabosky, prettily dressed'in crepe paper, carried a Valentine box which was decorated in keeping with the season. Valentine were exchanged. . Games were played and lunch was served. Dorothy Gabryszak, a teacher, was. in charge. PAST MATRONS' CLUB WILL MEET'TUESDAr The Past Matrons' Club ol the Connellsville Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star will meet Tuesday night at 8 o'clock at the home, of Mrs. B. F. Smith in East Washington avenue. Davistown Classes Meet. The Queen Esther and Young Men's classes of the Davistown Evangelical Church met Monday night in the social room of the church. Games were played, after which lunch was Consumer Activities Af Homesteads May Soon Be Abandoned Special to The Courier. MOUNT PLEASANT, Feb. 18.-Consumer activities at the Westmoreland Homesteads in Mount.Pleasant township are in financial difficulties, and the store, .barber shop, and dairy lunch may have, to foe.closed unless more homesteaders patronize them, Ward Beckwith, Federal government administrative.' officer, has informed Norvelt residents in a letter. His appeal for patronage is particularly directed to those homesteaders who are benefltting by employment in the community as well as by Thursday evenini! vs. Visitation; St. Bernadine's; Transfiguration vs. Reunion Presbyterian-United Brethren. Seriously HI. John Sauers, the former Metropolitan Insurance Company agent, is seriously ill at his home in Vine street. Annual Inspections, Company E, 110th Regiment, i State inspections, to be held March 8. The public is invited to visit the Company on that occasion. Communicants' Class. A communicants' class will be organized at the Reunion Presbyterian Church Sunday. It will be for all young folks, 12 years or older, who are not members of the church. string ensemble and Dr. and Mrs. I making ready for its Federal and Earl Harris, all of Connellsville. - - . Many at Card Party. A large crowd attended the last card party before Lenten season held at St. Aloysius Hull Thursday evening by the Ladies' Sodality. Bridge, 500 and bingo were played. The door prize, a load of coal, was won by Mrs. 3. J. McGivcrn. Other winners were: Special bingo, Mabel Bruno, Mr?. John Walker. Phlomena Ciamaccio and Mrs. Guy Di- nclla; bridge, M. O. Hoover, Virginia McGivern: 500. Mrs. M. Fitzgerald and Dan Fitzgerald; bingo, Margaret Higgins, Mrs. Kate Blosscr, Mrs. R. J. Topper and Mrs. Carmen Marchigiano. Hear Blind Evangelist. HARRISBURG, Feb. 18. -- The About 16 members of the Metho- i number of persons actively seeking Number Seeking Jobs Through Employment Service Shows Drop union of the 28th Division. To Post Budget. A tentative budget of the road supervisors o f - East Huntingdon township is available for public inspection at the First National Bank, Scottdale, its treasury. After the posting of thS budget for the public it will be adopted unless residents of the township enter objections. Musical Prosrram. Miss Margaret Kritschgau, supervisor of the Community Music School, with the following pupils--Bobby Parker, Patrick DeHose and Donnie Shupe--presented a program Friday afternoon at the Patrons' Day exercises at Hulltown school, East Dawson. Mrs. F. O. Moser is the teacher. The program included piano accordion numbers, violin solos, duets and vocal numbers. Many Attend Dinner, There .was a good attendance Friday evening at the "Trip'Around the World Dinner," served in the basement of Trinity Evangelical and Reformed Church, with booths representing' various countries. Members of the Youth Fellowship served the dist Protestant Church attended n prayer service conducted by Rev. Neil Mc'tniyre, blind soloist, preacher and evangelist hi "West Brownsville Tuesday evening. Rev. McIntyre will be remembererl for his sermons and solos given at the M. P. Church here in January. Hev. W. H. Hamilton and Elizabeth Hay. the latter a blind singer, were among those who attended. Other Items of Interest. Mrs. William Doyle, Mrs. Ella Williams and Mrs. Arthur McCusker were in Connellsville Wednesday evening. Joseph Padovini is ill at his home on Bryson hill. Mrs. George Topper of Hagors- town, Mel., is spending the week-end at the tome of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Topper. William Percy of Connellsville was a recent visitor. W. E. Tietbohl of Connellsville was a business caller Friday. Patsy Sfero was in Uniontown Friday afternoon. Arno Shuman and Frank L. Martin of Philadelphia, officials of Pennsylvania Wire Glass Company, dinner as a means of increasing its are spending several days here camp fund. - I .business. amp This summer two camps will be living in cheap rental government j formed Churches. held over a period of 19 days, one for the high school group for eight days, and one covering 11 days for other young people. The camping period is approved by the Pittsburgh Synod of the Re- homes. In the letter, Mr. Beckwith tells the homesteaders that "one of the biggest problems ahead of the homesteaders . . . is the development of a spirit of loyalty and cooperation between themselves" and warns them that if it becomes necessary to discontinue, the consumers activities "it will mean that an opportunity to own and operate a valuable business has been thrown away." After receiving-the letter, some of the homesteaders are saying that Mardell Shaulis and Dorothy Harvom. Out-of-town guests were Mil- Ired Shaffer, Glenn Brady and Frank Worsen of Donegal, J. R. Keller of .·Vcme and Fester Miller of Indian Head. Will Meet Monday. Friendship Temple No. 25, Pythian Sisters, will meet in regular session Monday night at Elks Hall. The time i 7:30 o'clock. ment funds to finance the losses are getting low. DANCE TUESDAY (.Pre-Lenten) HALL--S:30 to 12 DIXONIANS Parents of Daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas StoufTer of Bakersville are receiving congratulations on the birth of a daughter on Lincoln's Birthday; Sunday, February 12, at their home. The baby, the second girl and child in the family, Mrs. J. B. Courtney and daughter, Betty, Mrs. Cecil Smith, Mrs. E. B. Guie, Mrs. J. T. Burhans, Mrs. Wayne Akers, Mrs. Melvin Coughc- nour and Betty MarUn attended a play sponsored by the Junior Culture Club in Connellsville Thursday evening. Mrs. Nick Stasia of Uniontown was a caller Thursday evening. Miss Ann Lacatosh, a patient at Connellsville State Hospital, is re- rorted getting along nicely. Found Dead in Bed. LATROBE, Feb. 18.--Oliver R. Ankney, 89, was found dead in his lipped the scales at eight pounds. She | bed at his home at Rector. A heart is a-granddaughter of Walker S t o u f - j attack was blamed. for of near Mud School and Perry j Weyand of Bakersviilc. · Mrs. Stoufler is the former Miss Katherine Weyand. · ' Crystal Ballroom FAIRBANKS Saturday, February 18 FRANK LOMBARDO ANT) HIS ORCHESTRA O E _ --Admission--O OC SLOVAK HALL Coniiellsvllie, Pa. Saturday, Feb. 18th Music by /TAJC BROTHERS Admission: Gents -10c Ljiiiies 35c work through the Pennsylvania State Employment Service at the end of 1938 increased nearly 52 per cent over the same date in the previous year, as contrasted with a drop of 23 per cent from the start of 1937 lo the start of 1938,'Ernest Kelly, executive director of the Division of Jnemployment Compensation and Smployment Service reported today. "This expansion in the active file of job-seekers from 076,466 at the end of 1937 to 1,027,812 at the end of 1838, is an indication of the remarkable growth in activity and coverage of the State Employment Service," Mr. Kelly stated. "Over 700,000 persons never covered previously by the State Employment Service registered in 1938, while almost 500,000 former registrants renewed their applications.' 1 Dine and Dance TONIGHT "THE MAYFLOWER" Koute 119, Everson, Ta. to the Music of LEE ZORN His Smooth Swing Orchestra, (Direct from Win. Penn Tavern) Budding Ice Queen . . Argentina Cuts Imports. BUENOS AIRES, Feb. 18.--The i ministry of finance announced a {svJeeping curtailment of imports from | Me United States, saying the de- I ci ease was necessary to halt Argen! tipa's unfavorable trade balance with the United States. Nin Oumansk? Little Nina Oumansky, daughter ot Mr. and Madame Constantine A. Oumansky, counselor and charge d'affaires oi the union of Soviet so- :ialist republics, cuts a pretty fig- are on the ice at Washington's newest innovation, an ice palace. FOR YOUR SPECIAL! A!! Day SUNDAY Chicken Waffle 65c All you can eat-delicious golden brown waffles, covered with gravy or syrup, as you prefer -- and plenty of chicken. | Oyeii Every Sunilayl | TERMINAL CAFE Under Management of Miss Olive E. Conn. Opp. West Peiin Terminal WALL PAPER CLOSE OUT! DISCONTINUED PATTERNS! Regular 10C Regular 15C Regular 20C - roll roll - -roll 5 Devoe Special, 14 Pint i" Special, Pint ........ ARTLAG*TM' Special, te Pint Special, Quart Put Springtime in Your Home With Bernardo's New Spring Wall Papers! li 1C9-113 W. Apple St. Phone 96S. Co'unellsrille, Pa. K THOROUGH c l e a n i n g by ·*^-Goodwin's will make even fairly old clothes look like new. We'll give them new color, new life, new freshness. Let us rejuvenate your entire wardrobe today! PHONE GOODWIN CO. 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