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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 0, 19SS. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILliE, PA. PAGE THREE. Looking Backward FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 3, 1888 Dunbar furnace strike against a reduction of ten per cent in wages ends when the company restores old wages. Ernest Deburrion, superintendent of the Dilworth mine at Scott Haven, dies after being struck by train. Jonas Mechling, superintendent oÂ£ Central works near Mount Pleasant, is killed instantly when hit by a pit car. Patrick Quinn, 35, dies at Wheeler. William Ebbert is severely cut on the foot by an ax ic the hands of another while cutting ice at Dawson. A three-months-old child of J. C. Robinson is fatally burned. John Carr, foreman of the B. O. at Layton, receives $50 premium for keeping his section in the best condition. Mr. and Mrs. Frank McGrath celebrate their tin wedding anniversary. Michael O'Rourkc, bartender at the Yough House, suffers severe injuries when thrown from a buggy at Dunbar. - L. S. Gilmore, for many jears a B. O. carpenter, severs his connection and moves to Indiana. FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 1898 Detailed report of the Connellsville coke trade for the January 22 shows week ending total of 18,608 ovens in the region of which 15,099 are in blast and 3,509 idle, with a total estimated production of 156,285 tons. Shipments total 8,364 cars. A project to dam the Youghio- gheny River is taken up by Congressman E. E. Robbins at Was ungton. George T. Frazier, 67, former miller at Kell Long's mill, dies in Pittsburgh. Books of the city assessor shows Conncllsville's valuation for'taxation purposes to be $2,057,120 distributed as follows: First Ward, $529,625; Second Ward, $434,300; Third Ward, $566,440; Fourth Ward, $520,755; New Haven, $441,436 and Dunbar, $260,000. The store of Thomas Rush at Farmington, including the postodlcc, Is destroyed by fire. For the first time in nine years the town is thrown into complete darkness. Colonel A. D. Boyd of Uniontown consents to become Democratic candidate for the nomination for State senator. The first elevator in town is placed in Hotel Marietta. It is operated by hydraulic pressure and has modern safety appliances. Miss Cora Lou Trump and Edward Buckingham arc married in Uniontown. Oglevee Brothers, fruit growers and florists in Dunbar township, have a banana plant in one of their conservatories bearing a large bunch of fruit. William H. Cover, teacher, is off duty owing to illness. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20. 1908 Detailed report of the Connellsville coke trade for the week ending January 25 shows a total of 30,167 ovens in the region of which 17,441 are in blast and 18,716 Idle, with a total estimated production of 208,762 tons. Shipments for the week total 5,841 cars. Upwards of 1,000 pounds of iron is stolen from the yards of the Sllgo Iron Sheet Company. Robbers loot the drug store of Dr. Jacobs at Confluence and escape in a hand car after stealing $25. The C. N. Tissue home at Scmer- ficld is destroyed by fire. Attributing the action to depression In business, the B. O. announces reduction in pay of Ml officers and employes receiving over $166 per month. Thomas Matthews, Pennsville man, dies of pneumonia. Alphonse Basilonc, North Pittsburg street confectioner, receives a black- hand demond for $5,000. Andrew Johnson and Russell Friend, while coon hunting, kill a bear near Ohiopylc. THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 191ii Detailed report of the Connellsville coke trade for the week ending January 26 shows a total ot 14,OOC ovens in the region, of which 13,772 are in blast and 1,878 idle, with total estimated production of 89,680 tons. Shipments for the week tola. 7,100 cars. Mrs. W. W. Kern is badly burned about the face and hands and the kitchen of her home is damaged when sewer gas, which collects in the cellar, explodes. The worst mountain storm in the memory of old inhabitants demoral- izes transportation and wire service and business and industries! in general. ! Guy F. Mitchell, 22, West Pcnn conductor, is fatally injured when he is squeezed by a car. John M. H)om, 43, of Lower Tyrone township dies after falling from a stepladdcr. Fourteen cases of smallpox are reported in Sprlnghill township. Attorney H. George May of Connellsville is elected borough solicitor of Vanderbilt. THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 1928 Detailed report of the Connellsville coke trade for the week ending January 21 shows a total of 25,878 ovens in the region, of which 3,819 are in blast and 22,059 idle with a total estimated production of 46,220 tons. Michael F. Laffey, 80 years old, former employe of B. O., dies at the home of his brother, John J. Laffey. Homer D. Whip is named trustee of Connellsville State Hospital to succeed Willard E. West, resigned. Capstan Glass Company will build a $30,000 warehouse at plant at South Connellsville. Edward J. Bailey, Frick Company veteran employe, dies in 58th year. Virgil M. Black dies suddenly at Confluence. John Golden is reelccted head ot Dunbar sportsmen. Mrs. J. F. Lohr dies following an operation at the St. Josph's Hospital in Pittsburgh. Mrs. Sarah Lingenficld, 69 years old, dies from stroke as she descends stairs at her home at Draketown Somerset county. O. C. Harmon Is made assistan treasurer of Title Trust Company Monroe Oscar Hopwood Succumbs at Johnstown To Three-Year-Old Hurts JOHNSTOWN, Feb. 9.--Monroe Jscar Hopwood, 56 years old, of 227 Cooper avenue, died Saturday morn- ng in Lee Hospital of injuries suf- ored in an automobile accident irce years ago. The funeral service was held Monay afternoon at the home of Mr. nd Mrs. W. Lemon Boycr of 227 Cooper avenue with Rev. F. A. Edmond, pastor of the Cooper Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church, offlciat- ng. Interment was made in Grand- r iew Cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. Hopwood had been ngagcd in the electrical business at fount Pleasant for many years but le had not been active since the iccidcnt. He was seriously injured n the automobile mishap while on a rip to Youngstown, Ohio. He and Mrs. Hopwood, formerly VIiss Ethel L. Boyer, moved to Johnstown three years ago to make heir home with the Boycr family. dr. Hopwood was born at Union- xiwn June 21, 1881, 'a son of Monroe Arthur S. Gilmore District Director Of Forensic Events By United Press. PITTSBURGH, Feb. 9.--Professor Arthur S. Gilmore of the State Teachers College at California has been reappointed director of the inter-county speech and music contests for the high schools of seven southwestern counties, according to an announcement from the Extension Division of the University ot Pitts burgh. Prof. Gilmore has served as the district director of the Pcnnsylvani; Forensic and Music League, a State wide organization for competition in non-athletic events, since 1929. Firs place winners in 47 music event, and six speech events from Beaver Allegheny, Westmoreland, Somerset, Fayette, Washington and Green counties hold their district meeting this year at California, under th direction of Prof. Gilmore. Those who win first places at California qualify as second round winners In State-wide competition for entry in the State contest. The 1938 State contests will b held in Grove City, April 29 and 30 under the direction of the Extension Division of the University of Pitts burgh. Previous State contests have been held at Pittsburgh, Altoona Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Johnstown Oil City, Sunbury and Pottsvilla. Crippled Drivers Must Inform Sfafe Of Their Defect By United Press. HARRISBURG, Feb. 9--Applicant, for 1938 drivers' licenses wer warned by Revenue Secretary J Griffith Boardman today to list phy sical defects so they can be given special examination to detcrmin whether they may retain their opcrat ing privileges. A total of 38,058 drivers are class! fled as "crippled operators" at prcs ent, Boardman said. During 193 drivers added to that flic numbe 8,518. Boardman explained that the re vised motor code provides for a two year suspension of license or a $20 fine for failure to disclose physica defects or misstatcment of fact. A doctor's certificate, he s would insure retention of license ir cases of minor defects. Treat Disease Early, Dr. Clendening Warns By LOGAN CUSNDENINQ, M. D. THE CHINESE, according to tradition, pay their doctors to keep : them well and stop paying them only If they get sick. This plan has r e c e n t l y been advocated by tho distinguished English surgeon, L o r d Moynlhnn, who said In a London a d d r e s s that thuro would be far less sickness If all people would consult d o c t o r s regularly while t h e y a r e I- health Instead 'Dr. Clendening of waiting until they are III. He believes that hospitals and universities should establish Â«pe- iclal professorships, tho duty of .Â·which would be to study people who 'axe well and endeavor to formulate a method of examination which Â·would detect diseases in their in- clpleney before the patient Is aware of any change. At present most diseases are detected first by the patient's own sensory system. Ajrecs to Theory 1 thoroughly agree with Lord Moynihan as to tho value of trying ito diagnose disease in its earliest [instruments of precision are so delicate that they replace the human mind, and In a world where so many people aro anxious to meddle with what Is better left alone, what with innumerable operations and unproved treatments, I am not sura but what more harm than good would be dono by universal examination of those who think themselves well. I do believe, however, that It is very important to see a doctor as soon as symptoms of any kind make their appearance. All too often tho doctor is called in In the last stages of a disease when he an do nothing, whereas he stages, but until the time when his CHECKWEIGHMAN HEARING THURSDAY UNIONTOWN, Feb. 9.--A hearing in the re-opened Cavalcante check- weighman bill in the Fayette county courts has been set for Thursday morning at 10 o'clock before Judge H. S. Dumbauld. The easels styled Mike Baran, Thomas McCormick and Raymond Maznight against the H. C. Frick Coke Company and arises from a controversy at Colonial No. 4. Judge Hudson, prior to his retirement from the Bench, directed that the petition be re-opened for additional hearing. Judge Dumoauld on Saturday set February 10, Thursday, for the new hearing, | Dr. Clondcnlng will answer questions of general Interest only, and then only through his column. might have been able to do much In the inclplency. A3 Lord Moynlhan says, the average physician never is called In until nature's battle against disease has been almost lost. "He is in tho position of a military commander who Is never sent for until the army he is to command is virtually defeated already and fighting In the last ditch." EDITOR'S NOTE: Seven pampbicla by Dr. ClcndcnlnK can now be obtained by sending 10 cents In coin, for each, and a aelf-addrossed envelope stamped with a three-cent stamp, to Dr. Logan ClendcnlnR. In care ot this paper. The pamphlets aro: 'Tnree Weeks' Reducing Diet" "ludlKOStlon and Constipation^ 'Reducing Â«nd Gaining". Infant Feeding". 'Instructions (or the Treatment of Dltijctcs". ' Feminina HÂ£lenÂ«" and "The Can of thÂ» Hair and Skin". and Nancy Jane Waddell Chorpon- ning Hopwood. Besides his wife and parents, he leaves these half-brothers and half-sisters: Walter Chor- pcnning of Connellsville, Cloyd Chorpenning of Turtle Creek, Lon Chorpcnning of Cumberland, -..Md.; Creed Chorpenning of Youngstown, Ohio, "Homer and Henry Chorpenning of Akron, Ohio, and Mrs. Lucy Graft of Youngbtown, Ohio." ~ "Framed," He Claims, So Officer Would Be Free to Visit Wife By United Press. PITTSBURG, Feb. 0.--A former McKces Rocks policeman today was to be given an opportunity to explain before Judge Ralph H. Smith charges that he "railroaded" an innocent man to jail because he was in love with the prisoner's attractive wife. The policeman, William Rosenwald, was accused by Joseph McDermott, 25, the husband, and several witnesses, of deliberately charging McDermott with three- McKces Rocks robberies so that Rosenwald would be free "to conduct an affair with 17-year-old Harriet Bordon Mc- Dcrmolt, the young wife. McDermott 10 days" ago - pleaded guilty to'one otlour burglary charges, but" he Insisted he was innocent of-the three others charged against him. 'However,"he was convicted on all counts."-But "when-he appeared before Judge Smith-for sentencing, he insisted he'd been "framed" rnd BROWNSVILLE IN POLKA DOT CLUB Union ot employes of the American Stores of Brownsville with those of Connellsville, Uniontown, Dunbar and Dawsonjwas. effected at a meeting Thursday at Brownsville under the name of the Asco Polka Dot Club, which has been in existence for some time. The membership now numbers 80. James A. Pujia oÂ£ Connellsville preside^. ' Ideals and purposes of the club were explained by Roy Forrest of Connellsville. Because of the resignation of R. O. Gay as secretary of the club, a new secretary and a treasurer were elected. Stephen Kolans of Brownsville was chosen secretary and George Morello of Connellsville treasurer. A social committee was named, the jurist told him to prove it. One ot McDcrmott's witnesses, Emma Patrick, 21, testified she had often gone on dates with Rosenwald and Mrs. McDcimott and that she heard the couple plotting to "get rid of McDermott." with George Morello-as chairman. The next meeting will be at Brownsville March 3..-.All-managers and clerks are urged to attend. Grcensbiire Adopts Budcct. . GREENSBURG, Feb. O.-^Grccns- burg Monday night adopted without comment its 19IJ8 budget calling for expenditure of $232,232, an increase Â· of $25,177 over last year. EVERY SUSDAY $1.35 Pittsburgh Round Trip $1.10 McKccsport and Braddook. Lv. ConnclIsvJlle 6:00 A. M. or 10:10 A. M. 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