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i'AGE TEN. M HUJ UAlbY UUUK1MJK. (JONNHILjLiSVlL,Lfii. f A. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1333. LOOKING B A C K W A R D FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1889 ] Detailed report of the Connellsville coke trade for the week ending February 2 shows a total oÂ£ 13,981 ovens in the region, of which 12,551 are in blast and 1,430 idle, with a total estimated production of 103,233 tons. Shipments for the week total 5,600 cars. Marriage licenses aie issued in Unjontown as follows: Emanuel Hutchmson and Mary Prinkey of Mill Run, Grant Linderman and Mary Moon of Stewart township, Thomas H. Hixenbaugh and Lulu McDonald of Perry township and William H. Coughenour and Elizabeth Hinebaugh of Ursina. A black bear weighing 416 pounds is killed near Green Spring Run, Md. File Marshal Kail McCormick endeavors to induce Council to place a hose house in the Pinnacle. George H. Sharp, formerly superintendent for W. J. Ramey, Inc., at Moyer, goes to Cleveland, Ohio, to take a position with the Ohio Eastern Coal Company. The Mount Pleasant accommodation of the Baltimore Ohio Railroad is derailed by a broken switch frog at Mount Braddock. No one is hurt. Halleck Strickler dies at the home of his father, Samuel Strickler, Perry township. Wilhelm L. Darr and Elizabeth Ilatfield are married at the residence of Clark Stillwagon by Rev. H. J. Hamilton. The business plock owned by Blair Johnson at Vanderbilt, the residence ot U. G. Blair, and other buildings, the whole embracing five stores and a dwelling, is destroyed by fire at a loss of 550,000. Mrs. Isabella Dawson, 52 years old, dies at her home here. The Republican campaign in Connellsville is opened with J. L. Evans as the candidate for burgess and S. S. Snader for tax collector, as leaders. B. P. Wallace is elected president of the Civic League of the Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania. William Ferguson is made deputy coroner in the Scottdale region of Westmoreland county. The 10th anniversary of the Philippine Insurrection is observed by Camp Walter E. Brown with a bean bake. Charlcb F. Hood, piesidcnt of the Indian Creek Valley Railway Company, announces plans for a pleasure resort in that vicinity to be known as Killarney Park. Plans for formation of a borough are discussed at South Connellsville at a meeting of citizens. Annexationists of New Hax en hold meeting to consider uniting with Connellsville. FKIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1899 Detailed report of the Connellsville coke trade for the week ending January 28 shows a total of 18,643 ovens in the region, of which 15,681 are in blast and 2,962 idle, with a total estimated production of 160,331 tons. Shipments for the week total 8,506 cars. A bill of equity is filed by the Washington Hun Railroad Company praying for injunction to restrain the Pcemicky from interfering with the construction of an overhead bridge across the latter's tracks at the mouth of Washington run at Layton. William A. Clark, who was born in Dunbar township, is elected United States senator from Oklahoma. Harry Howard is killed when he steps into the shaft of the Wick Haven Coal Company near Banning, thinking the cage is there and drops 71 feet. George J. Humbert, geneial manager, and William H. Baldridge, secietary-treasurer of the American Tin Plate Company at South Connellsville, resign and J. M. Cecil is placed in charge. Marriage licenses are granted in Uniontown as follows: Milton R. Younkin and Mary F. Curtis of Connellsville township, Major Simms and Annie Simms of Dunbar, Frank Silcox of Connellsville and Margarette Smith of Dunbar, James O'Neal and Jennie Gentry of Mount Braddock, Oliver King and Mary Lane of Valley works and Ernest B. Martin and Cora May Jackson of Perryopolis. Mrs. Katharine Reece, 74. years old, dies at Indian Head. The Connellsville Military Band elects the following officers: President, J. L. Evans; business manager, C. H. Russell; secretary, R. L. Wiant; treasurer, R. L. Hannam, and director, James L. Russell. William F. Brickman, 62 years old, dies here. James Drew, 63 years old, former local resident, dies at Charleioi. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1919 Detailed report of the Connellsville coke trade for the week ending February 1 shows a total of 37,058 ovens in the region, of which 25,820 are in blast and 11,238 idle, with a total estimated production of 262,644 cars. The county commissioners, sitting as a board of revision, increase the coal land valuation in the county, particularly in the Connellsville district, boosting the property assessments approximately $15,000,000. During the year 1918, the sum of 576,974.84 was distributed by the United S_tates Steel Carnegie Pension Fund. Of this sum, retired employes of the H. C. Fuck Coke Company received $69,442.44. Charles H. Bibhop, 60 years old 'ormer chief of police and of late years a real estate dealer, dies at the 'ottage State Hospital from wounds received about 20 years ago when he was shot by Negroes while he and . Rottler were arresting them. Frank A. X,eiberger, 73 years old retired Baltimore Ohio. engmee: and widely known resident, dies a iiis home in West Peach street. Attorney E. C. Higbee of ConnellS' lie speaks at the 27th annual ban quet of the Fayette County Ba: Association.. Judge William H. Ruppei, 69 year old, of Somerset county, dies. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1909 Detailed report of the Connellsville coke trade for the week ending January 30 shows a total of 37,845 ovens in the region, of which 23,564 are L, blast and 14,281 idle, with a total estimated production of 265,514 tons. Shipments for the week aggregate 9,633 cars. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1S29 Detailed report of the Connellsvill coke trade for the week endin February 2, shows a total of 25,87 ovens in the region, of which 4.69 1 are in blast and 21,181 idle, with total estimated production of 63,80 tons. John E. Struble is reappointed a one of the five members of the mm inspectors examining board for th State bituminous mines. John Y. McManis, 65 years old retired Baltimore Ohio engineer dies. Grover Cleveland McClmlock, 4 years old, dies at his South Connells ville home. Mr. and Mrs. John Swope Hammondville observe their golden wedding anniveisary. Noble McCormick, 76 years old, dies at his home in McCormick ava- nue. Miss Lilhe Mae Marshall receives gold bar for attending the United Presbyterian Sunday School every Sunday for 16 consecutive' ears. Rev. E. N. Duty of Charleroi is extended a call to fill the pastorate at the Christian Church. William Urchasko Enrolls in Army The following enlistments in the Regular Army Reserves are announced by Sergeant James H. Smith, ;irmy recruiting officer, at Uniontown: Joseph J. Jellots, Allison, Infantry. Anthony Bezok, Fairbank, Infantry. Frank J. Habrot, Allison, Coast Artillery. Fred J. Kapel, Cardale, Infantry. Paul T. Dudash, Merrittstown, Cavalry. Walter Morofko, Oliver, Field Artillery. Calvin K. Humphrey, Fairchance, Coast Artillery. Clifford Kaniford, Uniontown, Field Artillery. Paul H, Jones, La Belle, Coast Artillery. James H. Jenkins, Oliphant Furnace, Coast Artillery. Frank T. Mikan, Jr., Brier Hill, Infantry. Anthony A. Palaisa, Fairbank, Coast Artillery. Charles Maraugha, Fairchancc Engineers. Walter Rosmslcy, Fairchance, .Engineers. John Yaros, Fairchance, Coast Artillery. William Urchasko, Connellsville, Infantry. Forest W. Brewer, Dilliner, Field Artillery. Stephen G. Gratz, Fayette City, Infantry. George E. Springer, Uniontown, Medical Department. John Maczko, R. F. D. 1, Grindstone. Infantry. Adam Beekadick, Fayetlc City, Infantry. Mrs. Emma. Davidson Dies. SOMERSET, Feb. 20.--Mrs. Emma Black Davidson, 88, a native of Somerset county who was born at Mount Zion September 7, 1850, a daughter oÂ£ the late Joshua and Rachel Warner Black, died Wednesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. E. W. Middleton, at Bedford. Surviving children include Mrs. Mmne Beegle of Uniontown. Baltimore Ohio Gross Revenues Up NEW YORK, Feb. 20.--January gross revenues of the Baltimore Ohio Railroad ran about 10 per cent ahead of January, 1936, Darnel Willard, president, said. On the basis of the fixed charges the road would have under its plan of interest readjustment and matu: ity extension, the Baltimore Ohio irr January would have been "in the black" by around $300,000, Â·Wfflard added. He pointed out that Baltimore Ohio securities worth $424,790,178, face value, or 78.3 per tent of the total outstanding, had been deposited under the readjustment plarj. Off ALL Your Bills With a Personal Loan Then have LESS to pay each month, because you have only ONE place to pay. There'll be more LEFT OVER for your living expenses. Main requirement, just your ability to repay the loan in small sums regularly. No co-makers. No indiscreet inquiries. "Personal Credit" loans up to $300 on your signature only, or those of husband and wife. Come in or phone. FINANCE COMPANY Second Floor, ROOJ Hetzel Bufldin?, 126 Vf. Crawford Phone 34. Ran a Good Race--But He Lost An American-bi-ed bulldog-, Seer's WKitc Bacardi shows his dejection as judges pass him by to choose another as winner of "best of breed" blue ribbon at the Westminster Kennel Ciub dog bhow in New York. Buck up. old fellow. Better luck next time. BARCLAY ON BRIDGE By S h e p a r d B a r c l a y "The Authority on Authorities 1 ' FEAR HOT POTATOES DURING THE DAYS of auction, the expression "hot potato" was applied to those hands which are such terrible misfits that whichever aide gets the contract is sure to be burnt. Good bidders always keep their eyes open to discern the danger that these deals extend. Not only are they careful to avoid the punishment that lurks in them, but they like to see the opponents burn their fingers. A K 10 6 V K 9 6 5 3 * 9 K J 7 2 J 7 12 A 9 S S V 10 7 4 4 A K Q J 10 * Q 10 (Dealer: North. North-South vut nerable.) ^ Just look at that diamond suit. Aad the sajne goes for heaxts. Naturally both suits got bid by somebody at every table In the duplicate where this deal arose. The course of the auction was governed largely by whether or not South opened the bidding first. It he did. his side bid diamonds. If he did not. East bid them. In one case West started with 1-Heart, East bid 2-Diamonds, West 2-Hearts, East 3-Diamonds and South doubled. West took out to 3-Hearts, which North doubled. East now, showing a six-four distribution, bid 3-Spodeg. That was Copjtitht. 1SJ9. KiDE Jie nearest to a fit the side could imd, bat even this was set three tncks. South made a third-hand opener of 1-Diamond at one table. West bid 1-Heart, North, doubled, East called 1-Spade, and South here bid 2-Diamonds. Taking this as a confession that the original bid was weak, North passed, and the side made exactly 2-Diamonds. One pair got into 4-Diarnonds in the Kast, for a set of flve tricks, one West player was set at 2-Hearts not doubled, and one South made 3-Diamonds. Just why no North- South pair reached 3-No trump is hard to figure, for there are many sequences of sound bidding that could produce that contract But nobody did. Perhaps it was due to a aort of jinx that seems to iaover around these queer misfit deals which nearly everybody bids in a way different from everybody else. Tomorrow's Problem A A Q 1 0 8 7 5 4 f None Â· 6 4. Q J 9 C S $ K Q J * " 9 4 * K Q 8 Â·( 3 * 5 4 A K J 6 3 V A 6 2 Â» e A K 10 S 7 2 (Dealer. North. East-West vulnerable.) What la the best bidding of Uiia deal? Sycdicite, Inc. Burglars Get SI,000. GHEENSBURG, Feb. 20.---Forcing pnen a rear window at Wilson Company plant here, robbers sawed off safe hinges in the office and escaped with approximately 51,000 in cash. Protection for Reserves. WASHINGTON, Feb. 20.--Representative Edmiston, D., W. Va. sought to extend death and disability benefitb of the regular Army to members of the proposed active reserves of 3,000 airplane pilots. WPA Will Observe Holiday Wednesday All Works Progress Administration -iclivities in Fjyette, Washington and leene counties uill be suspended in observance of Washington's birthday Wednesday, the WPA blanch office announced today in Uniontown. Lyell L. Buttermore, branch manager for the tri-counties area, said he lad received the foPowmg holiday nstructions from J. Banks Hudson Pennsylvania WPA Administrator relative to the one-day shutdown: "Administrative offices will be closed and all projects . . . will cease operations during the observance of Washington's birthday, Wednesday February 22. All project workers, ncluding supervisory employes, being paid for time actually worked, aie excused from duty on this Nat- .onal holiday but cannot be paid during their absence. However, the assigned working time for these em- ployes should be rescheduled so that they may not lose the opportunity to eani their full monthly earnings." The holiday applies to more than 17.COO WPA workers in the tri-counties, under Buttermore's supervision. ACTIVITIES FOR QIR.L SCOUTS Mother-Daughter Banquet Planned. Mrs. E. R. Kooser, Mrs. Lyell L. Bultermore and Mrs. William Brooks weie appointed as a general committee to formulate plans lor a scout mother-daughter banquet. The affair wjill be held Fuday, March 17 at Trinity Lutheran Church and will be sponsored by the Connellsville Girl Scout Council for all scout troops. chuifch and volleyball was played thiolighoul the alteinoon. To Attend Camp. I The Gul Scout Council will send each troop captain or her alternate to a week-end turning course at Ctimp BcU-ree in May and will send tlie commissioner, Mrs. Frank Van- Noiman, to a counciliois camp for a week in July. George Washington Party. Tioop 2 ot Trinity Lutheran Church will hold a George Washington party Fnday evening at the church at which time the bird books made by each patrol will be judged. Troops Celebrate Birthdays. Friday evening Troops 5 and 7 of South Connellsville celebrated their birthdays at a mother-daughter banquet at the Evangelical Chuich. The tables were set in "D" formation and the scout colors, gi een and gold were used in appointments Two birthday cakes adorned the table with the cake for Troop 5 bearing two candles and that for Troop 7 healing one. Favors were tiny lighted candles which were extinguished when the guests were seated at the table and the scout song sung by all The following program was presented: Musical selections. Scout octet, diiected by Mrs. DuShaw with Audith Pieice as accompanist; piano solo, Patty DuShaw; vocal solo, Colene Budd; piano solo, Audith Pierce; addresses, Mrs. Frank VanNorman, council commissioner, John Davis and Mrs. William Budd. Registration cards weie issued to one captain and lieutenant and 19 scouts in Troop 5 and to one captain, two lieutenants and 17 scouts in Troop 7. Pins were given to charter members. The friendship circle was formed, the scout promise repeated and taps sung. International Friendship Study. Troop 3 of the United ^Brethren Church will study International Friendship, inasmuch as February is known to Girl Scouts as International Friendship month, at the meeting at 6:30 o'clock tonight. :\'cw Member in Troop 1. Peggy Lashmsky of East Francis avenue has been admitted to Troop 1. With Mrs. Dushaw. Troop 7 will meet at 7 o'clock Friday evening at the home of Mrs. Du- Shaw in South Connellsville. Shopping Just Like Golf Game PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 20.--The average woman's shopping lour is as long as 18 holes ot golf, the Medico! Society of Pennsylvania reported. From pedometers worn by persons in many walks of life, the doctors learned the golfeis' average round was eight and a half miles. Otner averages were: Farmer plowing, 25 miles; policeman, 14, and postman, 22. Supervisors' Convention. SOMERSET, Feb. 20.--Somerset County Supervisors and Auditors Association will hold its annual convention in the courthouse here Thursday and Friday, March 9 and 10, President I. G. Pickworth of Jenner township announced. Reviews Book. Sally Marchel gave an oral report on "Smantha Gay, H. D.," at the meeting of Patrol 3 of Troop 1 in conjunction with the requirements for the Readeis' Badge. Sally will entertain this patrol at her home in East Crawford nvenue Wednesday evening. Miss Edith Leeder, a new lieutenant, will be introduced. Planning Scout Camp. Plans and details are being studied for the Girl Scout camp to be held at Camp Wildwood in August by the Girl Scout Council. Troop 5 Thursday. At 7 o'clock Thursday evening Troop 5 will meet at the Firemen's Hall at South Connellsville. Transferred to Older Scouts. Joan Glass, a scout of Troop 1, has transferred to the Older Scout Troop, captained by Miss Daisy Allen Meeting Night Changed. Troop 1 will meet at 7 o'clock Tuesday evening instead of Thursday evening as before. Tnis change takes, effect Febiuary 21. Gloria Oppman Entertains. Gloria Oppman held a Valentine party for the Amelia Earhart patrol of Troop 2 at her home Thursday evening. Miss Jean Dull is lieutenant in charge. Aprons Being' Made. Thursday evening Patrol of Troop 1 of the First Methodist Episcopal Church cut out aprons under the supervision of the lieutenant, Miss Harriet A. Humphrey. These are being made in conjunction with the homemaking field. Folk Songs Learned. Folk Songs are being learned by Troop 4 of the First Presbyterian Church. A troop song book is being compiled by the scouts. Attention Captains! Material for this column must be sent to Mrs. George H. Reagan before Friday. The only exceptions made are for the three troops meeting Friday evening. They must contact Mrs Reagan early Saturday morning. Shatinff Party, Foleuie Melassanos is in charge ot the skating party planned by Patrol 2 of Troop 1 No definite arrangements have been announced. Eleanor Cole to Entertain. Eleanor Cole will entertain Patrol 2 of Troop 1 at her home in South Connellsville Thursday evening. Visit Dairy. Troop 3 toured a dairy Saturday and studied the pasteurization of milk in conjunction with the Community Life field. A covered-dish luncheon was held later at the CHEST COLDS Here's Quick Relief from Their DISTRESS! Tho annoying discomforts of a cold in chest or throat, generally ease when soothing* warming Musterole is applied* Better than a mustard plaster, Mus- terole gets action because it's NOT just a salve. It's a "counter-irritant"; stimulating, it penetrates the surface skin and helps to quickly relieve local congestion, aches and pains due to colds. Used by millions for 30 years. Recommended by many doctors and nurses. In three strengths: Regular, Children's (mild) and Extra Strong, 40*. 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