The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on February 22, 1939 · Page 7
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 7

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Wednesday, February 22, 1939
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 19S9. THE DATLY COURIER. CnNNTCLT.SVTLLE. PA. PAGE SEVEN. They Took Their Hundred Thousand and Still Live Sanely; Aid to Happiness Editor's note: A year ago, on Washington's Birthday, a S30-a-wcck clerk won the 8100,000 first prize in a clgaret slogan contest. The winner Is no longer a clerk, but in the following interview he and his witc tell how the prize money has great- ; Jy enriched their lives without greatly ] changing their mode o£ living. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 22.--So he took the .$100,000 and--paid the Government $37,000 in taxes. Took his wife on a two-ana-half- month trip to Alaska at a cost of about $2,000. Bought iibout $250 worth o£ furniture. Spent about $750 on clothes and incidentals. Invested the balance, about $60,000, to provide an income of approximately $45 a week. Samuel Munroc Van Sant, Jr., 39- year-old World War veteran, had just 52 cents in his pocket on February 22 last when he was summoned to a Boston hotel and handed a check equivalent to 70 years' salary. "Maybe 25 bucks," he shrugged when his comely blond wife, Dorothy, asked him, enroute to the hotel, how much he supposed he had w.on. When he learned the true extent of his good fortune, he took two weeks off "to recover." The day after Van Sant's bonanza was headlined in the newspapers, he discovered a queue of high-pressure salesmen haunting the apartment house in Bostons Back Bay where he and his wife occupied a one-room, kitchenette and bath apartment. They offered a dazzling array of streamlined automobiles, house lots, radios, vacuum cleaners and whatnot. But the Van Sants were adamant in their refusal to spend one penny for any of the finer things of life which they had been unable to afford on $30 a week. Eager for the seclusion that they had enjoyed in prc-contest days, the Van Sants soon moved to a neat but unpretentious two-room apartment near Harvard square in Cambridge. For this suite they pay $50 a month, only a little more than they paid for their Boston apartment. Not the least bit ritzy, they frequently have in for dinner the same friends whose company they enjoyed in the days when pennies had to be pinched. A copy writer when he won the contest, Van Sant continued in that position until last June when he resigned to enjoy the Alaska vacation. "Since then," blue-eyed Mrs. Var Sant said today, "we've been doing what we please--doing all the things both of us always wanted to do My husband writes stories--juvenile stories, animal stories. We attend travel and scientific lectures, the theatre, occassionally a movie. I like to knit. I am now knitting my husband a sweater. I also do my own cooking." "I write occasional verse, loo," said her husband. "And I get some of it published." Despite his good fortune, there is one thing which Van Sant, along with several million other Americans, is still seeking--a job. U. S. OBSERVES ANOTHER WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY Birthplace at \Valccfielcl, Westmoreland count3% Virginia. Aerial view of Mount Vcrnon, his home. He died In this room, Dec. 14,1799 Expert-Import B$nk Extended For Two Years WASHINGTON, Feb: 22.--The House after vigorous debate Tue$day passed and sent to the Senate a bill extending until June 30, 1941, the life of *'ie export-import bank. House action came as the Senate Banking and Currency Committee recommended to -the Senate passage of a similar bill which would also extend life of the Commodity Credit Corporation for a similar period. Before acting the committee heard Senator Robert A. Taft, R., Ohio, denounce the bank "as of unsound policy." "The Government shouldn't be in the export business," Taft said, "the bank stimulates business' that can't carry on naturally. The life of this bank should be ended most definitely." TI.e bill. passed by the House places a limit of $100,000,000 on the amount the bank may lend. At present there is no limitation. The "vote was the second test of a Hepublican drive to end sorne_of the. emergency powers granted-the President. Monday the Republicans tried unsuccessfully to defeat extension of the life of the Becoastruction Finance Corporation. Inauguration as first president of United States, 1789 ON THE AIR Radio Information At a Glance Henry Has Collage, Wife Gels Divorce WCAE--1221 KC. 6:00- -American Schools. 6:15--Evening News. 6:25--Sports. , 6:30--Laws for the Laymen. 6:45--Romance Lyrics. 7:00--Amos and Andy. 7:15--Edwin C. Hill. 7:30--Modern Melody. 7:45--Jack Berch. 8:00--One Man's Family. 8:30--Tommy Dorsey's Oreh. 9:00--Town Hall. 10:00--Kay Kyser's mass. 11:00--News Parade. 11:10--Airliners Orch. 11:15--Man Without a Country- 12:00--Sammy Kaye's Orch. 12:30--Lights Out. 1:00--Bernie. Cummins' Orch. TONiGHT KDKA--880 EC. 6:00--News: Sports: Weather. 6:06--Movie Magazine of the Air. 6:15---Manuel Contrares' Orch. 6:30--Music--Sports. 6:45--Lowell Thomas. 7:00--Easy Aces. 7:15--Mr. Keen. 7:30--Horace Heidt's Orch. 7:45--Vocal Varities. 8:00--Fingertip Fantasies. 8:15--Fu Manchu. 8:30- -Hobby Lobby. 8:00--Magnolia Blossoms. 9:30--Wings for the Martins. 10:00--Ransome Sheman Presents. 10:30--Public Interest in Democracy. 11:00--News; weather. 11:15--The Music You Want. 12:00--To be announced. 12:15--New Penn Orch. 12:30--Al KaveUn's Orch. WJAS--1280 KC. 6:05--Organ Melodies. 6:15--News of the World. 6:30--Bob Trout. 6:45--Talk of the Town. 7:00--County Seat. 7:15--Lum and Abner. 7:30--Ask-It-Basket 8:00--Gangbusters. 8:30--Paul Wmteman's Orch. 9:00--Texaco Star Theatre. 10:00--88 men and a Girl. 10:30--It Can Be Done. 11:00--News with Ken fliidebrand. 11;15--Charles Baum. 11:30--Jackie Heller. 12:00--Glen Gray's Orch. THURSDAY WCAE 7:00--Program Resume; 7:00--Morning Express. 8:00--News. 8:15--Today's Almanac. 8:30--Do You Remember. 8.45--Hits and Encores. 8:00--Musical 'Interlude. 9:15--lems of Melody. 9:30--Band Goes to Town. 9:45--Secret Diary. 10:00--Central City. 10:15--John's Other Wife. 10:30-Just Plain Bill. 10:45--Woman in White. 11:00--David Harum. ; 11:15--Lorenzo Jones. 11:30--Young Widder Brown. 11:45--Road of Life. 12:00--Studio Time 1 Signal. 12:00--News. 12:10--Melodies. 12:15--The O'Neills. 12:30--Monticello Party Line. 12:45--;Singin' Sam. 1:00--Musical Caravan. 1:15--Muted Music. 1:30--Bernie Cummins' Orch. 1:45--Melody Jewel Box. 2:00--Song Sampler. 2:15--Ed Fitzgerald's Review. 2:30--Kitty Keene. 2:45--Utility Hail. 3:00--Mary Marlin. 3:15--Ma Perkins. 3:30--Pepper Young's Family. 3:45--Guiding Light. 4:00--Backstage Wife. 4:15--Stella Dallas. 4:30--Vic and Snde. 4:45--Girl Alone. 5:00--Dick Tracy. 5:15--Your Family and Mine. 5:30--Jack Armstrong. 5:45--Orphan Annie. . 6:00--Metropolitan Operalogue.' 6:15--Evening News'. 6:25--Sports. 6:30--Soxo-Piano. 6:45--Sweet and Low. 7:00--Amos and Andy. 7:15--Vocal Varieties. 7:30--Mario Cozzi. 7:45--Inside of Sports. 8:00--Rudy Vallee. 9:00--Good News of 1933. 10:00--Music Hall.' ' 11:00--News Parade. 11:10--Bemie Cummins' Orch. 11:33 Charles Barnett's Orch. 12:00--Glen Gray's Orch. 12:30--Bob Crosby. 1:00--Billy Sherman's Orch. KDKA 6:30--Curly Miller. 6:45--Farm Markets. 7:00--Musical Clock. 7:15--Western Trails. 7:30--Russell Pratt. 7:45--Musical Clock. 8:00--News, 8:05--Musical Clock. f:15--Dr. Sunshine. 8:30--Musical Clock. 9:00--Shopping Circle. 9:15--Linda's First Love. 9:30--The Editor's Daughter. 9:45--Gospel Singer. 10:00--Story of the Month. 10:15--Jane Arden. 10:30--Smiling Ed McConneU 10:45--Houseboat Hannah. 11:00--Mary Marlin. · 11:15--Vic and Sade. 11:30--Pepper Young's Family. 11:45--Getting the Most Out of Life. 12:00--News. 12:15--Rosey Bits. 12:30--National Farm Home Hour. 1:15--Farm Radio Service. 1:30--Women in the News. 1:4S--Happy G^mans. 2:00--Betty and Bob. 2:15--Arnold Grimm's Daughter.' 2:30--Valiant Lady. 2:45--Hymns of All Churches. 3:00--Home Forum. 3:20--Dale McFeatters. 3:30--Tea Time Tunes. 4:00--Club Mattnee. 5:00--Biltmore Boys' Orch. 5:15--Hans .Anderson Stories. 5:30--Don Winslow of the Navy. 5:45--Tom Mix Straight Shooters. 6:00--News: sports; weather. 6:06--Your Movie .Magazine of the Air. 6:15--Manuel Contrares' Ofch. 6:30--Music--Sports. 0:45--Lowell Thomas. : 7:00--Easy Aces.' 7:15--Mr. Keen. 7:30--Romance and Rhythm. 7:45--The Curtain Rises. ' .8:00--Merry Music. ·8:15--Fu v Manchu. 8:30--Program 1 of American Composers. S:00--Presbyterian Dinner. 3:30--America's Town Meeting ot Air. 10:30--Minstrels. 11:00--News, weather. 11:15--The Music You Want 12:00--Al Kavelih's Orch. 12:30--Herbie Kay's Orch. Life Charlesworths To Visit in Florida Official board of Philip G. Cochran Memorial Methodist E p i s c o p a l Church of Dawson has granted its pastor, Dr. Thomas Charlesworth, a leave of absence of several weeks and he and Mrs. Charlesworth will visit tt-eir children in Florida. Dr. and Mrs. Charlesworth will leave Monday, February 27, motoring to St. Petersburg, Fla., where their son, Rev. Arthur R. Charlesworth, is one of the ministers of the First Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church, the church !!ia! has live preaching tervices on Sunday and where 1,000 persons attend mid-week prayer meetings. From there they plan to go to Miami where their daughter lives. The Charlesworths plan to return to Dawson by March 19. Bike Ilidcr Drunk. JOHNSTOWN, Feb. 22. -- Irvin Foust was arrested here for allegedly operating a bicycle while intoxicated. He was nabbed after he narrowly missed being struck by a car while pedalling along the highway. George Tanner Dies. George W, Tanner, 69, one o£ Uniontown's best-known paint contractors, died Saturday afternoon in a Cleveland hospital. He is survived by his wife and three children. WJAS 7:30--Musical e. 8:00--News of the World. 8:15--Marjorie Stewart. 8:30--Transcription. 8:45--Cheerie Melodies. 8:55--Today's Program. 9:00--St. Patrick's Church. 0:30--Joyce Jordan. 8:45--Bachelor's Children. 10:00--Young Dr. Malone. 10:13--Myrt and Marge. 10:30--Hilltop House. 10:45--The Stepmother. 11:00--Mary Lee Taylor. 11:15--Scattergood Baines. 11:30--Big Sister. 11:45--Aunt Jenny's Real Stories. 12:00--Kate Smith. 12:15--Her Honor, Nancy James. 12:30--News of the World. 12:45--Our Gal Sunday. 1:00--Goldbergs. 1:15--Life Can Be Beautiful. 1:30--Road of Life. 1:45--This Day Is Ours. 2:00--Doc Bartley's Daughters. 2:15--The Life and Lovo of Dr. Susan. 2:30--American School of the Air. 3:00--Army Band. 3:30--Keyboard Concert. 4:00--Le Brun Sisters. 4:14--Today's Programs. 4:20--Ray Bloch's Varieties. 4:45--Eton Boys. 5:00--Questions Before the House. 5:15--Howie Wing. 5:30--Baron Elliott's Orch. 6:05--Organ Melodies. 6:15--News ol the World. 6:30--Today with Bob Trout. 6:45--Nan Wynn. 7:00--County Seat. 7:15--Adventures in Science. 7:30--Joe Penner. 8:00--Kate Smith. 9:00--Major Bowes' Amateur flour. 10:00--Tune Up Time. 10:45--Americans at Work. 11:00--News with Ken Hiidebrand. 11:15--Jimmy Dorsey's Orch. 11:30--Cab Galloway's Orch. 12:00--Sammy Kaye's Orch. MAGPIE FLIES INTO BULLET MELBOURNE, Australia, Feb. 22 --Australian sportsmen labor under greater inconveniences from birds than sportsmen in any other part ol the world. In addition to the huge crows which amuse themselves by carrying ofT go]f balls, a magpie go: in its work during a riQe match here by swooping down and intercepting the. bullel of a contestant. It-lost its life and the riflleman had to fire again. BRIDGEPORT, Conn., 'Fe'b, 22.-- ienry A. Harrison, wealthy Wall street broker, had a honeymoon cot- age at Bablyon, Long Island, with all .he trimmings except a waterfall, so today his socialite wife asked Superior Court Judge Foster to grant her --and he granted: 1. A divorce. 2. Custody of their three children. 3. $700 monthly alimony. ·1. .SI,100 yearly lor the children's j education. '· i Oh,.' yes. About the honeymoon j cottage. Mrs. Harrison said -her hus- j'band had this "cottage but; that he lived there with another woman--his former secretary. Socialite Gets Divorce. BRIDGEPORT, Feb. 22. -- Mrs. Henry A. Harrison, socialite wife of a wealthy Wall Street broker, held a divorce as well as custody of their three children, $700 monthly alimony and $1,100 yearly for the children's education. Y ABE yon being punished by' X\ distressing neuralgic pains or headache? Tben Just try a dose of Capudlne. You'll be delighted to find how wonderfully sulted.Capudlne Is lor such acrtca nd pains. Capudlne acts qulcfcly because It la liquid. Its Ingredients ore already dissolved -- all ready to wort. Very coon the pain will ease away gently. Tour nerves . will relax from their high tension. Then you'll regain cooler' and become 'more cheerful... You'll be grateful for Capu- dlne'a effective and comfort- ' Ins relief. All drug stores. 10c, 30c, 60c. CAPUDINE "Ism" America's Enemy. CHICAGO, Feb. 22.--America's No. 1 enemy no longer is the beetle- browed gangster, Rev. Gerald L. K. Smith, Deep South crusader, told 1,000 members ol the Chicago Exeeu- t-ves Club. The real enemy of the country, he declared, is a little word with a destructive effect--the "ism" --and lie urged the city's business chiefs to help in stamping it out. February Values are outstanding'--we've made every effort to induce vdse buyers to select Furniture KOTT--we guarantee striking savings and easiest Terms! Satin Sofa Pillows Here's Value! Two Piece Living Room Suite .75 $|.00 This is one of Uie outstanding values o£ this sale, as the price is obviously low for such evident quality. The workmanship is exceptional, and each piece is big and roomy. Covered in a good grade of figured Jacquard velonr. Knpox Filled Green, wine, blue and. brown. Just Beceived Another Shipment Big Apple Hassock $1.98 Large size. Green, red, white, blue and tan. LUXURIOUS LOUNGE CHAIR Walnut finish anus and legs. All upholstered In plaid homespun. Groen, blue or brown. Beautiful Modern Bedroom Suites A full size modern suite with "attractive round mirrors. All four pieces. Walnut finish. '79.50 Convenient Storage Closets a 9 Jf TW Opens like a roll aop desk with easy-sliding front door. Rod for hangers. Big In Floorcovering Fibertex Rugs, 9x12 $J3.95 Reversible Chinelie, 9x12 .$12.95 Axminster Seamed Rugs $26.00 Axminster Seamless ;: ..$29.95 Heavy Quality Axminster ·'. !..$33.95 Wilton Rugs $33.95 Heavy Quality Velvet Rugs $42.50 2 Reg. $99.50 American Orientals .: :. $69.50 1 Lot Scatter Rugs . 25% Off 27x42 Scatter Rugs (Axminster -.. .and Velvets) .."...:...' ,,.'...;..·..'....:. $1.95 Felt Base, square yd.:.. l:,..,;.:.,..49c-59c inlaid LinoSeum, sq. yd. $1;19'- ^Ii49 Felt Base, 9x12 Rugs, tile! and ''·'^·". floral Set of Three Lamps, Only ; $ 6.95 -Modern metal bases with" parchment paper'... shades. Bridge lamp has drop shade.

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