THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1938. UA1LX CUimiJSlt. CONNKLLSVILLIS, PA. PAUli SJBVKN. Canned Heat Appetite Bothers Steward; May "Chase" Three Initiates UNIONTOWN, Feb. 10.--Alex J. Mead, newly-elected steward at the Fayette County Home, took drastic steps Tuesday to rid the almshouje of "undesirable" inmates. j Three men charged with being "habitual canned-heat" victims, were ai rested at the home by city police after crcatins a disturbance that Mead said alarmed most of the inmates in the building. Lodged in city prison were William (New York Brownie) Carey, 45; Chris Morgan, 45, formerly of Gates, and James Kurtz, 41, oÂ£ West Virginia. They hnd been inmates at the county institution for the past four months. Mead informed the county commissioners yesterday that he "would not permit the trio to return to the home because of the all-around general nuisance they created." The steward also charged them with theft of clothing, lighting fixtures and food. Alderman William Whitby was called into conference with Commissioner John ,W. Rankin yesterday in an effort to.ascertain what step the authorities could take to commit the men to another institution. Sentence ( to the Allegheny workhouse on vagrancy charges was one penalty preferred by the alderman. Mayor William J. Crow, whose attention was called to the case as the suspects, according io police and county authorities, ate members of lonK-staneing with the local "canned heaters," searched through legal statutes 'o find im answer for the disposition of the matter. The mayor expressed an Informal opinion the commissioner could charge fie trio with vagrancy with sentence to be rrctcd out by the alderm.-n sitting as magistrate in the cases. Expedient action is looming, however, OrouRh the steps token by Mead (o get the "three out of the count; home." Mc;d said the three men would "slyly sneak away from the county home, and come to Uniontown for their; 'canned heat.' They'd steal pant; shirts, food and lighting fixtures from the home and evidently cxchingc them for the boozi*. "returning to the institution," Mcd said the men "they got some ot the i worst cripples drunk on the 'sm'ked heat.' "Curtz found his way to the city 3as Sunday and returned with a salon of the stuff which he dis- trbutcd among several inmates bc- foc we caught up with him. We've hd our eyes on the trio for some tine, but they always managed to sreak away at night or at other tines," Mead stated. "Several times they came back bind drunk and created a terrible osturbance at the home. They vouldn't pay any attention to our irders as we had no way to discipline diem. They would laugh when we gave them their orders and refused to obey the rules," the steward said. .'; Mead said despite the actions ol "the men, they were given the usual care until recently when "we put a double watch on them." "As ring-leaders of a small group pÂ£ the unfortunate 'canned-heat 1 ,Tibe, the trio tried to encourage Â·thcr inmates to drink the stuff they ilways seemed able to get during Â· heir runaway trips to Unionlown. "Since they have been away from tie institution the other inmates bve been acing fine." Mead sold the trio provided the fciggcst nuisance he has found since Â·ecoming head of the county institu- ion." ' "They can't come back," was the itcward's firm statement. ; "Many inmates arc afraid of them. Others, but only a lew, arc always waiting for them to bring in a drink of the stuff." . Mead said one of the three suspects (had been taken to the hospital once Â·a week for treatment. , "Talcing all into consideration, it is ! costing the county more to keep them Â· at the county home than nt other institutions to which we have been informed they could be sent," ho said. Frank Sweeney Low Bidder for Wiring Af Teacher College Frank R. Sweeney was low bidder for electrical installation work on the three buildings embraced in the California State Teachers' College construction program, it was announced at Harrisburg by the State Authority. His bid was $32,395. Mr. Sweeney is to do all of wiring in the new boiler house ond power house, at new industrial building and the addition to the physical education building. Other low bidders on the project include: ' General construction -- Republic Construction Company, Republic $508,000. Heating and ventilating--MeVchil! Plumbing Company, Washington $10,970. Plumbing and drainage--William M. Clark Company, New Casllc $38,800. Maple Sap Starts To Run, Somerset Countians Report SDcclil to Tho Courier. SOMERSET, Feb. 10--Farmers reported the spring run of maple sap started this week in the southern part of Somerset county, unusually early. The county is Pennsylvania's largest producer of maple products. The trees arc tapped, the flow caught in buckets and later boiled in open pans at camps. The main products are maple syrup, maple sugar and a tarry-like substance known locally as "spotza,' Producers are planning this year to make maple butter, a sweet spread Internal Revenue Veteran Kctlres. MEYERSDALE, Feb. 10 A continuous service of 43 years employment has been terminated by the retirement of John P. Drake from the United States Internal Revenue Service, Alcohol Unit, Treasury Department, who formerly was located here. Mayte This Is Why You're Constipated Perhaps tho kind of food you eat doesn't givo your bowels anything to worJc en. Meat, potatoes and bread don't form the kind ot soft, bulky mass that will help move your bowel*. If so, a dish of crUp, cruncby Kellogg's All- Bran for breakfast will Rive you Jiut the kind of "bulk" your intestines may need to work properly. And In addition,Itcontnlns the Intestinal tonic, vitamin B,, which helps to tone them. If you want to get at the cause of your trouble, eat some Kclloyfa All-Bran every day-u a cereal or baked In muffin*. And drink plenty of water. All-Bran la made by Kellogg In Battle Creek. Sold by every grocer. Money Loaned ON YOUR AUTOMOBILE UNPAID BALANCES RE-FINANCED $ 25 Â«o *300 Call or See Us I! You Need Money For Any Emergency Moderate Repayments Fayette Loan Co. 510 Title Trust Co. Bldg. Telephones 244-866 BONDED TO THE STATE ConnellsvIIle, Pa. Prompt, Courteous, Convenient Service GOOD SEB Lowest Prices--Finest Gars--Largest Selection SPACE PERMITS LISTING ONM A PEW OP THE MANY BARGAINS IN OUR STOCK! 1937 Plymouth Sedan 1936 DoSoto Airflow Sedan 193C DeSoto Alrstrenm Srdnn 1980 Plymouth Sedan 193C Plymouth Coupe 1835 Plymouth Coupe 1933 Plymouth Couch Come in--See our complete stock in tho "Daylight Ournpc" coDiiiIclrly'skylhrhtPil--SEE WHAT YOU'RE Enany Motor SalQ 3985 Plymouth Sedan 1935 DoSofo Coupe 3935 Dodge Seilun 1!!M Dodge Sedan l!a* Plymouth Coupe 1933 Plymouth Coupo 1933 Plymouth Sedan HISS DeSoto Sedan Gold Ho ml Sliced Vienna or llyc BREAD 3 Imrne IiOni!i CIcavbrook or Brookfield' BUTTER Per Hi. Guaranteed Strictly Freil Conntrjr EGGS All Kinds BRAUN'S LAYER CAKES Speclnl 35c Jumbo Minced Ham Good and tasty, 1 C/Â» n, _ ,,__ UC Peanut Butter Loose, 2 Ibs 25c Longhorn Cheese .... 25c MakÂ«.Â»s delightful sandwiches, Ib. ... Your Choice! Lemon, Chocolate or Ginger Snaps, 2 pkgs 19c Soda Crackers, 1QyÂ» 2 lb. box J.I/C Graham. Crackers, O1 2 lb. box Â£1C Spty Shortening, CCÂ« 3 lb. can OUC O.-K. Laundry Soap, 10 bars .............. Just check over the Items on' this page .... yo.u'H agree that you cnn save money. Stock up on your favorite foods, they're bound to lit) iiinoug this array, buy them in quantities to take full achnntage of the low prices. Every item listed here Is of dependable quality, too, Â»vc don't sell any other kind! PEAS 2 cans 29c Fifth Avenue, Wisconsin Early June Variety APPLE BUTTER 3a-.ij.17c Libby'.s. A delightful spread with your breakfast coffee. FLAKO SHORTENING IB ^ 53c Good Luck Margarine or Nucoa, 2 Ibs. King Nut Oleo, 2 Ibs. Van Camp's Milk, 3 cans Fancy, Blue Rose Rice, 4 Ibs. House of Lord's Coffee, 2 Ibs. Â· Red Kidney Beans, 3 cans for Pox Peaches, 2 large cans Loma Palm Olive Oil Soap, 12 bars _ 39c 27c 20c 25c 49c 25c 39c 39c Just the very thing to miikc cooks happier. WAXRITE FLOOR POLISHpe-39 M ill make your ilull tloors look like new. ' ELBO MACARONI 3 it, 25c Manufactured in ConnuIlsYllle. The very best. HEINZ SALE AND DEMONSTRATION! Prices In Effect Tliursdny, Prldny and Satunlnyl HEIN7. SOUP, 2 cans Â· (Per !/.. S1.19) Except Clam Chowder. Consomme or Chicken Cumbo. HEIXZ 11EASS, Oven Baked: 3 Small Cniis 2 2 Medium Size Cnn.s 2 Lnrcc Ciins. _.--_ Give TWs A Trial! West Side Special Blend Coffee Fresh Roasted SPECIAI, 3 IBS. 43c HEIXZ PURE CIDER VIJsKfiAB: Pint Sl/c -- Q11 art Slgo _10c ..ISc HE1XZ KETCHUP, 2 larpc liottles HEINZ SPAGHETTI, 2 cnns HEINZ FRESH CUCUMBKK PICKLES, Jumbo Jiir HEINZ STRAINED FOODS. :t ran-. .. (Per Doz., floe) Plllsljury's Best FLOUR 2I}Â£ Hi. Snck 99c Special Offer! 1 Bur Octiipon Toilet Soap 5 Giant Bars Octagon laundry Soap AH For 25C TOMATO .ItJICE, 2 -- 20-O7. runs Sulfl'j PINEAPPLE JUICE, 5 cmm , _....,..... ,.., BonlU'i. LEJION JUICE, Uiinrt jar . Barx. A rood mixer. 19c 19c 29c ^VEGETABIES B A N A N A S 25c Golden. Ripe Fresh Beets, with tops, bunch Maine Potatoes, 16-lb. bag Sweet Potatoes, largo, No. 1, 6 Ibs. California Oranges Largo Size Doz. 29c _ 5 c 29c TANGERINES Doz. 15c Florida Oranges, 2 dozen TMÂ«.Â«TM-_TM 25c Baldwin FANCY APPLES Per bu. 95c STRAWBERRIES Pint Box 15c Baldwin Apples, 8 Ibs ...... ___________ Fresh Cranberries, Delicious Apples, fancy, G Ibs ............ ._ Spinach, fresh, 2 ibs ........................... _ Calif. Celery, 3 bunches ---------- , Button Radishes, 3 bunches Fresh Peas, 2 Ibs _______ ...... ...... _ ........ 25c 19c 25c 15c 25c lOc 25c 19c Cauliflower, largo head .. California Carrots, 4 bunches ......,Â«Â«......Â»._ Idaho Baking Potatoes, 10 lb. __ Leaf Lettuce, 3 Ibs. Green Beans, 2 iba ,, New Potatoes, 6 Ibs _. Parsnips, Tiirnljis, Pars- lfly, Now Culilmgo, Green Onions, linisscl Sprouts, Broccoli, I'resh Mushrooms, etc. 33c 25c 25c 25c Government Inspected E A T S Finest Quality SWIFT'S PREMIUM BEEF We Have the Best Beef in Town! Fresh Beet Brains, 1 A per lb lUt Rump Roast, Ib. Rib Roast, short cut, Ib Clnlck Roast, center cuts, Ib. 25c __ 25c 17c Beef S h o u l d e r Roast, center cuts, 1 "T Ib 11 C Beef Shank or Neck, Ib Plate Boil . 2 IDs 15c 25c HAMBURG 2 Ibs. 29c Tenderloin and Sir- Op loin Roasts, Ib. u)C Veal, Pork and Beef, ground, 3 Ibs. Reody- to-Serve H A M S "Whole or String Half Ib. 3Oc UYesh Spare Ribs, Pork IjOin Roast, rib end, Ib. ,...,,,, .._ i ..,.^ Pork Shoulder, whole, Ib. ,..__ 15c 15c 17c Pure Pork SAUSAGE Loose or Link Ib. 19c PORT rrri BACON le or Half vier are., 25c Whole or Half, heavier are., Pork Shoulder, calla style, 5 to G Ib. average, j O _ Pork Butts, 4 to fi Ib. pieces, Ib. _. 18c Pork Loin, end, lb. Mixed Pork Chops, 1 O pound IOC Pork Chops, center or cuts, lb :-- /Â«JC Pork Liver, pound .Â«.Â«..,,..,,..Â«.--._ Canadian Sliced " Bacon, lb Neck Bones, 3 Ibs Fresh Hams, whole string half, 10 to 12 lb. average, lb. 25c Wilson's Certified or White Lily HAMS String Half Whole or Ib. Veal Loin or Rump O O _ Roast, Ib. __ Â£Â« C Veal' Shoulder Chops, Ib. Veal Chops, rib or Loin, Ib. Veal Shoulder center cuts, Smoked Callas, lb. .,,_.__..,._--.. ...... Cottago Cheese, 2 Ibs. 1 17c 25c Veal Steak, lb. _________________ Smoked Sausage, lb. ___ 25c Roast-. 16c 30c 25c Sivlft'a Premium HAMS Laruer ATerage, Ib. 25c. Veal Breast, Ib. 15c Lamb Shoulder Roast, 4 or 5 Ib. in a piece, Ib. Genuine Spring Leg of Lamib, Ib-Lamb Rib Chops, Ib.. Lawib Shoulder Chops, Ib. Lamb Breast, 3 Ibs. Home Made Liver Pudding, per Ib. 23c 35c 30c 25c 15c Swift's Premium Sliced HAMJb.35c Homo 3Iade Pure Rendered LARD 50-lb. Can, $5.25 Small Wieners, Ib. 23c Club Wieners, t 7 lb. 11 C Skinless Wieners, Forty Fathom Fish, fresh, lb Prylngr mid Stowing Oysters. Halibut. Fresh Pig Feet, 3 Ibs. Spiced Lunch Ham, lb. Sliced Corned Beet, lb. 25c 35c Scrapple, 4 ibs. Ring or Long Bologna, lb. -Bacon Squares, lb, Leaf Lard, in. cone, lb. ......,,,......_ 25c ._ 18c ._. 15c -lie Roasting, C H I C K E N S Ib., 35c SPJRBffi CHICKENS lb. 39c Fully Drced. Ham. Ends, lb. _ Black Hawk Platter Sliced Bacon, lb., Sweltzer Cheese, lb. Pure Rendered Lard, 2 Ibs, ... 29c 35c 25c 1002 West Crawford Avenue PHONE 620 Connellsville, Pa.
What members have found on this page
Get access to Newspapers.com
- The largest online newspaper archive
- 8,600+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
- Millions of additional pages added every month