The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on February 9, 1938 · Page 7
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 7

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Wednesday, February 9, 1938
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WEDNESDAY, VEBRTJARY 9, 193S. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNBLliSVTLLE, PA. PAGE SEVEN. Tuba looters, Drum Majors Subsidized by Colleges By United Press. , NEW YORK, Feb. 9.--American colleges got their annual soing over at the hands of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, which has found that pitfalls of subsidized learning await not only potential halfbacks and half-mile runners, but tuba looters and drum majors as well. The field of athletic proselyting, ·which has been criticized in sweeping investigations by the foundation in the past years, has been extended to include practically all extracurricular college and university activities, according to the annual report released from the New York offices. "We are familiar with the 'inducements' offered to promising athletes," Dr. Walter A. Jcssup, president of the foundation, said In the report, "but wo may be astonished by the fact that drum majors and tuba players now find themselves possessed of special talents with a marketable value in the college field." The foundation found that devices "common to other competitive social and economic enterprises" are employed to pluck the pick of the crop of high school tenors, potential 60 Officers At Annual Session National Guard Approximately 60 officers attendee the annual meeting of the 110th! Infantry, Pennsylvania National Guard of which Colonel John Aikcn is commander, at Washington, Pa., Saturday, among them many from Connellsville and surrounding community. The afternoon was devoted to study of tactical problems and map exercises conducted by Lieutenant Colonel Emil F. Beinhardt and Major William May, United States Army officers, attached to the HOth Infantry as instructors. A banquet was held in the evening In the George Washington Hotel. Colonel Aiken, presiding over the dinner, asked the cooperation of officers in keeping the infantry on the same high standing of previous years in the tests ahead which include the annual barracks inspection. General Edward Martin, commander of the 55th Infantry Brigade of the 28th Division of which the II Oth Regiment is a unit, recalled U was just 39 years ago that the members of the Fighting Tenth Pennsylvania Regiment met one of the supreme tests with on insurrection developing under the leadership of Aguinaldo. General Martin mentioned the noted leaders of the regiment of the past and its traditions and urged. the officers of the regiment to align themselves too with · these elements of American life figating to preserve its traditions and ideals. There were a number of other speakers. Officers who attended in.cludcd: Howitzer Company, Conhellsville --First Lieutenant "weed H. Stafford, commanding officer; First Lieutenant Normarr A. Browcll and Second Lieutenant Thomas W. Scott, Jr. Medical Detachment, Conncllsville --Major Harry W.' Wecst of Altoona, Captain Orland F. Lelghty of Connellsville, commanding officer, Captain Harold 3. McLaren ol New Brighton, Captain Paul D. X,uckey and First .Lieutenant William B. Fowler. Service Company, Scotldale--Cap- 'tain Edgar C. Kelley and First Lieutenant James E. Murphy. Company S. Mount Pleasant-. Captain Ted J. Smith and Second Lieutenant Thomas D. McPhail. Company C. Somerset--Captain George Cassctt and Second Lieutenant John W.' Sfouffcr. crooners, orators and amateur ventriloquists. "The evil thread which runs through the fabric of recruitment devices is the attempt through them to exploit the student," the report said. "Fraternities and sororities vie with each other in recruiting students who can bring glory (in press notices) to a chapter." The report quoted an unnamcc college president whd said: "We know we are accepting students who cannot do our work. We know that we arc carrying students forward to graduation. In our presen situation we are under such pressure that we feel we have no other choice Our campus morale is affected by numbers, and a reduction in attendance is looked upon as* a slump--as though the institution were losing ground." Most of the known methods of high-pressure promotion are employed to attract students, the foundation found. Many alumni arc pressed into service as "recruiting agents," the report said, and the "follow..up system is often very efficient, Indeed.' Graduates May Save With Poplin Gowns Connellsvllle High School graduates may save 25 cents on the rental of their caps and gowns for the coming commencement if the Board of Education agrees to use . of poplin gowns Instead ot wool garments. . A representative told the board Monday that poplin is the only material that could be absolutely sterilized and therefore is the most sanitary. The rental of the gowns would be Confluence CONFLUENCE, Feb. 9.--Rev. J. O. Martin,' · pastor of the M. E. Church here and at Ursina, began a scries of evangelistic meetings in the Ursina church Monday evening. Howard Sanner was a recent business visitor with friends and relatives in Pittsburgh. Rev. and Mrs. F. M. Kees and their sons of Nantyglo were recent visitors with Mr. and Mrs. John Davis here. Rev. Kces was a former pastor of the M. E. Church here. The Parent-Teacher Association's monthly meeting will be held in the high school auditorium Thursday evening, Frank Anderson of Listonburg was to town Saturday. Mrs. Joseph | Hyatt of Fair Oaks was in town over the week-end. Misses Agnes Straka and Frances Shipman were Saturday callers in Cumberland. Mrs. S. T. Downs is improving illness. J. B. Hyatt ot Fair Oaks was In town Saturday transacting business. Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Humbert and Miss Agnes Straka were recent visitors to Pittsburgh. They were accompanied home by the former's daughter, Betty, who is attending school there. New Salem Greek Church Has Two Sets of Officers Despite official appointments made two weeks ago by the vicar genera of St. Mary's Greek Catholic Church at New Salem, approximately 200 members ot the congregation, which has become divided in a factiona. dispute, held a special election Sunday in the parochial school and re- clcctcd all of the 1937 officers. George Gernot, renamed treasurer at the election following services Sunday morning,, said the group votec 153 to 3 to "oust Rev. A. Knapik, pastor of the church." Fr. Knapik, not attending the election, later said he and his followers would "not recognize the persons elected Sunday and would not heed their demands." The voting was quiet and orderly a detail of six motor police being assigned to the gathering. About 20 members of. the group voting entered the school building at 4 o'clock Saturday afternoon and remained there until time for the election Sunday noon. "We thereby gained occupancy of the premises in order to hold our election," a spokesman of the group said. Officers re-elected were: George Sterchak, president; Michael Homer vice-president; George. Gernot, treasurer; Michael Hlohinec, recording secretary, and John Bilko, financial secretary. Auditors named included Michael Duriza, Andrew Polchho, John Magcrko, Michael Pacinda, Jr., arid John Mindck. Thi latter two were added to the board of auditors, Gernot said. Two weeks ago, following litigation in local courts, Vice General T A. Satkoyich, Pittsburgh; In the 'absence of Bishop Basil Takach, appointed members to serve as the church officers during the year 1938 This group, It was said, include: approximately 40 families. The independent group refused to recognize the appointees, and wen' ahead with their election Sunday And followers of Fr. Knapik in turn he said refused to recognize legality of the election. Fr. Knapik said Bishop Takach also will not accept the re-elected officers. The priest and Ms followers are abiding with the authority they say of the bishop. 60,000 FARMERS BEING PAID FOR CONSERVATION HARRISBURG, Feb. 9.--Approximately 60,000 Pennsylvania farmers are now being paid for carrying out agricultural conservation work during 1937. It is estimated that the total sum paid to these farmers flnal- 1; will total approximately $3,500, 000. · These figures, an increase over the previous year of more than 30 per cent, were referred to by the Pennsylvania Agricultural. Conservation Committee, in reviewing the results of the agricultural conservation program Just ending, and in urging the fanners of the state to participate in the 1938 program. The State Committee pointed out that the practical accomplishments of the past year's program have made a real contribution to permanent conservation, many acres' in pasture and hay already showing the effects of fertilizer, lime and reseeding. During the course of the 1937 program, the State Committee revealed, more than a million acres of Pennsylvania farm land were permanently improved with new seedings of legumes or legume mixtures, the growing of green manure crops, the application of limestone, superphos- phate and other minerals, and through additional sound fanning practices including the planting of forest trees. Shakes Off All TUttlcs. PUEBLO Col. Feb. 9. _ John Moor a newspaper sterotyper. had unusual excitement on a recent hunting cxpiditlon. He encountered a rattlesnake and made is so angry by teasing it with the point of his gun that it shook off all of its rattles. That's Moore's story. Latrobe Dedicates Addition LATROBE, Feb. 9.--Latrobe High School has opened a week of informal dedication of its new addition with special programs in the afternoon and evening. The new addition contains 54 rooms, including in electrical shop, woodwork shop ind mechanical drawing department. Fairless and Murray Report Progress on Contracts PHILIP MURRAY BENJAMIN K. FAIRLESS Progress in negotiations for renewal of the union contracts with "Big Steel" was reported by representatives of the U. S. Steel Corporation and the Steel Workers Organization committee, C. I. O., affiliate, as they continued conference in New York. Pictured above are Benjamin K. Fairless, right, president of U. S. Steel, with Philip Murray, S. W. O. C. chairman, posing for photographers. Central Press. Relief Rolls Show Increase Of 385 Cases The direct relief load in Fayelte county showed a net increase of 385 cases, or 5.3 per cent, during the week ending September 29, according to figures announced today at Harrisburg by the State Department of Public Assistance. A total of 1,271 cases were opened while 886 were closed, the announcement showed. Of the 1,271 put on relief, 1.1C3 had lost private employment, 22 were taken off the WPA and GG for other reasons while of those tnken from relief 825 received jobs from private industry, 38 were added by the WPA and 23 for other reasons. At the same time there were 937 new applications for assistance while the rolls showed 7,598 cases, representing 30,122 individuals with expenditures aggregating $69,-i55.30. ·The final week ot January was marked by the following changes in the statistical picture of direct relict in Pennsylvania: The rate of increase in State relicl rolls continued to slacken, the week's, net rise being 2,771 cases (9,482 persons) as compared with 4,345 cases (14,812 persons) th* week rading January 22 and 6,796 cases (20,88'i persons) the week ending January 15. The number of cases opened because of losses in private employment declined appreciably for a second consecutive week. The number of cases closed because of gains in private employment increased for a fourth consecutive week. Cases closed bccu'ise of WPA employment continued Co exceed by a substantial margin the cases opened because of loss ot WPA employment. The number of cases on direct relief rolls throughout the State on January 28 was 211,089 (C8!,181 person)--a two-year high. Relief applications tiled during the week totaled 13,135--a drop of 433 from the previous week. Deputy Tax Collector To Visit Westmoreland GREENSBURG, Feb. S.--Dales a deputy income tax collector will appear in various Westmoreland county towns include: Scottdalc, borough building, February 23, March 1 and 2. Mount Pleasant, borough building, February 16 and 17. West Newton, First National Bank, March 3 and 4. Ohiopyle OHIOPYLE, Feb. 9.--Mrs. R. C. Holt accompanied her daughter, Miss Jean, to Pittsburgh Sunday. The latter will do special duty as nurse at Allegheny General Hospital. Miss Holt returned home last week from .he Mcadville Hospital where she had been engaged for the past six months. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Skinner of Connellsville visited Sunday with Mrs. Skinner's parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. K. Bailey. Mrs. Edith Joseph and daughter, Mrs. Sylvia Heltcrbrnn, visited over the week-end as guests of Mrs. Joseph's sister, Mrs. Alice Orndorff, at Connellsville. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thorpe and daughter, Doris, of Pittsburgh visited Sunday with Mr. Thorpe's mother, Vlrs. Jane Thorpe. Mrs. J. H. Woodmcncy and daugh- :er, Mrs. Fred Sproul, were visitors in Uniontown Saturday. Carl Lewis of Pittsburgh spent over Saturday and Sunday with his wife anci Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Collins. Mr. and Mrs. Warren RafTerty of Youngwood are visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Wallace this week-. Betty Shipley was winner of a gold pen and pencil set at the .-"eH- ng contest over radio station WMBS Sunday. Betty is a seventh grade student in the Ohiopyle grade school, ·"rank Johnson is her teacher. Mrs. Elizabeth RafTerty, who lias been seriously ill for the past 10 days, shows slight improvement. Historical Branch Has Many Projects ' Of Local Interest UNIONTOWN, Feb. 9.--Mrs. J. Harry Gorley, of Uniontown, active in historical affairs and one of the district's leading collectors of Americana, has been appointed trustee of the Westmorelnnd-Fayctte Branch of the Western Pennsylvania Hisqtrici.1 Society. She succeeds James C. Rca, of Pittsburgh 'At the same time, announcement is mndn of the appointment of Miss Helen L. Woodhall as secretary of the branch, succeeding Miss Elizabeth B. Leonard, of Uniontown. The other trustees are Judge E. H. Reppert, Edward B. Lee of Pittsburgh and Clay F. Lynch of Scott- dnle. Karl F. Overholt of Wooster, Ohio, was also a trustees until his death last week. Rev. J. P. Hnrman of Grccnsburg is president of the branch and Attorney B. B. Whitchill of Uniontown, Lloyd E. Davis ot Scottdnlc, Miss Aileen Burd of Derry and Jesse Colborn of Brownsville, are vice-presidents. ArrionR the outstanding accomplishments of the branch is a map of Fayette county as ot 1832 with an historical sketch of the early iron furnaces which were the forerunners of the mammoth steel industry of today. The society has ulso issued a map of the Connellsville coke region as of 1890, with an accompanying historical sketch. Projects of the branch, soon to be prepared and presented to the public include an early map of Westmoreland county showing the Brnddock Forbes and Glades loads, the great arteries of travel and military movements in the early days. Of special interest is a forthcoming publication, n sketch by the History Club of East Huntingdon Township High School, Westmoreland county, which will include 50 historical points numbered and listed on the map and four historical pictures. Expected in June is a reproduction of a map of Fort Necessity, site of Washington's defense of Braddock's retreating army in the French and Indian War. This map will show Fort Necessity as it was In 1810, a pen sketch by Freeman Lewis. With it will be accurate explanatory material. The restoration ot Fort Necessity to its original condition and the establishment of the historical museum near the site, on Route 40, cast of Uniontown, mnke this 1816 study the more important. The Westmoreland-Fayette Branch ot the society operates in the center of the original gateway to the West. Due to its efforts, wide public interest has been aroused in the preservation of early records, the preparation of accurate sketches and the rescue from oblivion of much that is important to conserve. It has been especially successful In stimulating Interest in local history among school children. The winter meeting of the branch will be held in Zion Lutheran Church in Grcensburg Thursday evening, February 17, at 8 o'clock. The branch invites everyone who wishes to aid in promoting interest in, spreading knowledge ot, and preserving the historical landmarks of the two counties to join. Send name and $1 to the treasurer, S. L. Dennision of Unioniown, and you will receive a certificate of membership and all maps and literature issued, and to be issued, by the branch. Society Poloist Married. Miss Marjori LeBoutiller, one of the fjrcmost feminine polo stars of the United States, and Stewart Iglchart, 10-goal star of polo, were married at the former's home at Old Westbury, N. Y. A, NEED A TONIC? Htnghamton, N. Y.-Mr*. I'carl E, Pecker. 5.H . Moutpomerr St., said: "Dr. Pierce'c Colden Medical Discovery tuts been of (Treat benefit to tne and helpful to the children. It gave them an appetite and relieved them of that tired, list- ICA* condition. \Vbcti- ever I («1 otrt-of-wxts, ha»e no appetite or softer Iroxn np*rt utomach. Mich u aeiH in- dicwilioty 'GoWen Mtrlical Diicorery* brioR* rthef." liuy ol your drasv^t lodiy. Dies in Automobile. PITTSBURGH, Feb. 9.--The morgue was investigating the death of Peter A. Swanson, 49, ot Boston, Pa., who died Sunday x as ho was being driven to his home from the Swedish Singing Society in McKeesport by his wife. Mrs.fewanson discovered that her husband had collapsed in the rear scat on arriving home and summoned a doctor who pronounced his death. Swanson was treasurer of the society and was a mill workers. NEWS OF THE COURTS Special to Tho Courier. UNIONTOWN, Feb. 8.--In orders handed down, Judge W. Russell Carr sot Friday, February 18, lor hearings on applications for charters made by the Legion Club of Belle Vernon, Inc., and American Slavonic Citizens Clubs of Fayette City. On motion of Attorney Eustace H. Bane, Judge Carr i authorized E. S. Tyler, receiver of National Bank of Fayette County, to (sell to Bernard T. John a property in Pcnn street for $15,150. Payments are to be made on the basis o f - J O per cent ot sum at time of sale, balance of one- third upon delivery .of the deed and the remaining two-thirds.:to be secured by a mortgage fiayable in two annual installments.; " · In an order handed down Judge Dumbauld issued a rule upon Joe Wells, 713 Howard street, South Brownsville, to show cause why a judgment entered against Hughy Grant, Washington township, should not be stricken off and declared null and void~and all proceedings in the suit against Grant, in the meantime, to stay and property purchased by Wells to remain in custody of the sheriff until final determination of the rule. The rule was issued in the suit of Joe Wells, plaintiff against Hughy Grant and members of Lowber Mine Working-Man's Death and Accident Society, Washington township. The petition sets forth Grant is president of the society, an unincorporated association of mining em- ployes of Lowber Gas Coal Company which was organized for the purpose of making suitable provision j for employes in case of accident and for their families, in case of death. On November 4, 1937, it was revealed, an action was brought before 1 Squire Nick Luke against Grant and members of the society to recover benefits due the plaintiff Wells, because of injuries sustained at his work in Lowber mine. On November 17, 1937, a judgment! was given in favor of Wells in thc'j sum of SZ42.10, with interest and i costs of suit. On February 1, 1938, i the personal property of Grant,! levied upon, was sold by the sheriff but has not yet been removed from the premises. / Grant avers the .-judgment was improperly given by/ the squire because: 1--Individual members of an unincorporated beneficial society are exempt from liability for indebtedness of the society; 2--that remedy against unincorporated beneficial societies is in a court of equity; 3-that an alderman or justice of the peace has no jurisdiction in an action of equity for benefits and that judgment so given is void. Grant petitioned the court for a rule to issue on Wells and the rule was granted by Judge Dumbauld with all proceedings, meanwhile, to slay. To Visit Indian Mounds. PITTSBURGH, Feb. 9.--Students o£ ethnology at Duqucsnc Univcr- ity this year will visit sites 'of Indian mounds discovered ot West Newton, Pcrryopolis and Uniontown to study racial customes of Indians, Dr.- Dominie de 'la Salandra,. professor of history, has announced. " 'Named Dairy Conservator. MEYERSDALE, Feb. 9.--C. A. Maust, justice of the peace at Salisbury, has been named conservator of the new Meycrsdalc Dairy by the district court of the United States until February 21 pending a meeting of owners and creditors. Still Coughing? No matter how many medicines you have tried for your cough, chest cold, or bronchial Irritation, you can get relief now with Creomulslon. Serious trouble may bo brewing and you cannot afford to take a chanco with any "remedy less .potent than Creomulslon, which goes right to the scat of the trouble and aids nature to soothe and heal the Inflamc-d mucous membranes and to loosen and expel the germ-laden phlegm. Even If other remedies have failed, don't be discouraged..try Crcomulston. Your druggist Is authorized to refund your money If you arc not thoroughly satisfied with the benefits obtained from thevcryfirstbottle.Creomulslonls one word--not two, andithasnohyphcn in it. Ask for It plainly, sec that the namo on the bottle Is Creomulslon. and you'll get the genuine product and the relief you want. Adv.) Innerspring MATTRESS .95 You get layers and layers white cotton felt. .. then a layer of luxurious Inner-springs. Quality ticking. Storage Closet 2 Door $1.39 Special Hall Tree $2.40 Walnut or oak finish. Sturdy. A Special A style to harmonize wlthrall types .of living room furniture. Ottoman to match at §3.95. O Give her this glorious valentine--a real sweetheart gift--a modified modern chest with top aad base convex mouldings cross* banded with Oriental wood; Same wood also used to border each cod of the front. Top.front, and ends arc matched walnut. Has Lane Automatic Tray and many exclusive features: Free moth.insaraacc policy included;

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