The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on February 23, 1939 · Page 16
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February 23, 1939

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 16

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FAGE SIXTEEN. THE DAILY COURIER. CONNELLSVILLE. P. THURSDAY, PEBRUAKY r.',, 1033. Ton of Oil Can Made From Two Tons Of Bituminous Coa oC the the PITTSBURGH, Feb. 23.--A process whereby a ton of oil can be made from two tons pE bituminous coal by hydrogenution was described by John W. Finch, director of the Pittsburgh experimental station the U. S. Bureau of Mines, a'. advisory board meeting of bureau. Although" costs now are loo high for commercial use of the process. Finch said that in 10 or 15 years the United States may be forced to resort to such methods to obtain oil, if present reserves should become exhausted. Describing the process, Finch said: "The tests in this hydrogcnation plant indicate that the bituminous coal o£ Western Pennsylvania is the best coal for this purpose. Our . scientists have been able to extract a ton of oil'from'two tons of. this coal." Finch pointed out that although the costs are still exhorbitant, -hydrogcnation processes are steadily -being improved and simplified and "that "within 10 or 15 years," this country may be forced to obtain its oil from coal despite the expense. - Finch also described to the board, which is composed of prominent mining : company ^executives and 'labor leaders-appointed;by the Secretary.'of .thnr Interior, a'new method of extracting."manganese from ores. .The process, .developed in the Boul' dor Daul region, will obviate imports "of manganese. lor'.the making of .steel. ' : : . ' : "This new method has a special significance for our National defense program," Finch said. Former Local Girl Named Consultant In Scout Movement Mrs. Harold R. Cr.rnpbell, captian of Brownsville Girl Scout Troop No. 1, and u former resident of Con- nell?villc, received word of her appointment as lone troop consultant for Girl Scouts of America. She will servo FeVyette. Washington and Greene counties. Mrs. Campbe]], the former JVIiss Edy the Durbin, will be among 3 5 other Girl Scout executives who will attend a special three-day conference beginning March 6, in Washington, D. C. She will assume her duties shortly after that time. Mrs. Campbell will remain indefinitely with the Brownsville troop, *he announced. GRANGE MEETS AT MILL RUN MILL RUN, Feb. 23.--The Grange held its regular meeting Saturday evening at Junior Kail, After the business session Mrs. Clyde Friend, lecturer, presented an. interesting program which included a talk by George Skinner on the life of George Washington and by Foster Bigam on 1he life o£ Abraham Lincoln. Mrs. David Marietta read Henry W, Long- fellow's' poem, "When Day Is Done," Mrs. Grover Work gave ..a reading; Mrs. Foster Bigam rendered a piano solo and Hampton Potter of Ohiopyle, George Griffin of Flalwoods ·and Mr. Hittenhousc,'Pomona Grange master, also of Flntwoods, gave interesting talks. Personals. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Galiardi and j small daughter, Sandra, ot Union| town -visited Mrs. Galiardi's father, I John Dahl. Sunday. James O'Donnell of Saston visited friends here over the week-end. Otto Arzbacher, Darrell Bigam and Francis Marietta visited Mr. and Mrs, Robert Stickel of Uniontown Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Channing of Normalville visited the latter's aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Deiling, Sunday. - John Dull, employed at Torrence, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dull, over the week-end. Ernest Williams, Ralph Bryncr, Robert Sipe, Lucir.n Prinkey, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Burnsworth and j Rockwell Bigam were callers in Con| nellsville .Saturday. I Mr. ."and Mrs. .\ViJmer Gath and j daughter, Donna, of Smithlon visited i Mrs, Oath's father, John Dahl, Tues- - John O'Donnell of Pittsburgh visited friends here Sunday. M. J. Stickel of GreenKburg visited j his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Stickel, Sunday. Babs in the Land of the Nile Countess Barbara Button Rcyentlow While "no? son, Lance, 3, wifttcra with his father, Count von Haugrivitz- Kcventlow in Switzerland, Barbara Hutton, the 5-and-10 heiress, relaxes on the balcony of her hotel at Cairo, Egypt. Germany Offers Trade. MEXICO CITY, Feb. 23.--President Lazaro Cardenas took under consideration a German offer to exchange 30 Junkers military planes for two million dollars worth^of Mexico's expropriated oil. Auto Safety Drive Realizes Slash in Insurance Rates HAHRISBURG," Feb. 23. -- Tiie State's campaign lor highway safety has cut automobile insurance rates from six to 25 per cent throughout Pennsylvania, the accident prevention division estimated. Captain H. S. Sutton, chief of the division within the Department of Revenue, said that the action would save Pennsylvania motorists "close to $10,000,000 a year' 1 in premiums. In 1937 there were 2,564 killed in motor accidents in Pennsylvania while in 1938 there were 1,751. United Spanish War Vets Staff inducted; S. M. May Commander Newly ok-cteci 'oflicers of Colonel Crawford C;imp No. 10"), United Spanish Wjir Veterans, with bend- quarters in Count 1 !Idvilie, were instated by Harry C. Wilson, ime of the past commnnders. j The stnff follows: j Commander, S. M. May. 19 Mayer | jivtinuf, Scottdnlo. ! Senior vicc-command-jr, John \V. j Nutter. ! Junior vice-coinrTKi«rk!-. John F. j McCoy. ; A d j u l n r i t , Jes-t- Murphy, Vender-; bill. j Qu;ntcrm«ipU;r, H. O. Wclkcr, 515 ! North Pittsburg strict. Trulee, John K. McCoy. Patriotic instructor, Harry C. Wilson. Historian. Edward D u n n , Surgeon, Dr. Louis P. McCnrmick. Chaplain. M a t t h e w J. Wolsli. Oft-cer-of-the-dny, Gnrficld Skin- \ ner. j Onk-or-of-tho-sunrd. Fivri Hi'lm.-. ! Sorficunt major, Joseph Ambrose, j Senior color st'rgecftu, J;imcs D. Slaughter. Junior color j-ct ^eant, Kmery Martin. Chief musician, Mont C. Coodinr.n. Sugar Bowl, a confectionery, and a World War veteran, died Monday in Community Hospital. He leaves his wife, a niece and two nephews. Iowa Boom For Hopkins Chilled In Washington By LYLE C: WILSON United Pi oss Stall' Correspondent. WASHINGTON, Feb. 23.--Secretary of Commerce Harry L. Hopkins' first normal appearance as concilia- to- between business and the lMc\v Deal became embarrassingly involved today with 1IMO presidential politics. Hopkins left Monday night lor Grinnell, la., to remain three days before delivering in DCS Moines his widely publicized first address as the representative of! business around the Roosevelt Cabinet table. His departure was preceded by dispatches from Des Moines (hat Democratic Stiite Chairman Ed. H. Birmingham has undertaken to align 1940 Demo- ratic National Convention delegates for Hopkins. He did not comment on thai unexpected development. The Iowa boom for Hopkins sot a chilly reception here. Old line Democrats, battling for with President Hooscvclt for control of next year's convention, generally concede Hopkins' administrative ability but they do not want him as their 19-30 presidential candidate. There have been some indications, however, that Mr. Roosevelt might like Hopkins' to succeed to the White House, provided, of course, there is no third term. Witii emergence of the Hopkins boom--with or without his sanction --Iowa comes up with two New Dealers cither of whom probably would be acceptable to Mr. Roosevelt next year but against whom Postmaster General James A. Farley and a powerful bloc of conservative Democrats would raise every available obstacle. The other lowai; is Secretary ol Agriculture Henry A. Wallace. Wallace and Iowa are almost synonymous. Hopkins also is a tall corn boy, roared in Sioux City and educated at Grinnell College, where he will renew old acquaintances this week. But lie has been away from the home town a long time. Somerset Native Dies. SOMERSET, Feb. 23.--Mrs. Bertha Covodu Coffin, widow of Edward P.. Coffin oCi Sewtckley and formerly of! Somerset died Monday at the home j of a sistev, Mrs. N. Bruce Griffith, at Johnstown. HEADACHE, NERVOUS? Pittsburgh. Ps. -Mr*. Emma Uarlriclc, 1S20 Carson St., says : 'T was srt nervous I couid harJIy keep going .ind headaches ss- i satiated with function' nl disturbances almost drove me frantic. After I li.id used a few bottles of Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription ' a keen apjrctite nnd Wt fine in every ' J t u y it in liquid nr tablets from your idt today. New size, tablets 50 cents. THE PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD SUMMARY OF ANNUAL REPORT FOR 1938 ' I 'HE gaud Annual Report of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company Jt covering operations for 1938 will he presented to the stockholders at the annual meeting on April n, 1939. Total operating revenues were less than 1937 by 595,549,167 or ai.o%. Operating expenses decreased $80,914,050 or 23.9% (due to falling off in business and decreased outlays for maintenance of roadway, track and equipment). Net income was $11,046,100, as compared with $27,278,638 in 1937. Surplus was 53,010,781 equal'; to 0.46% (23 cents per share) upon the outstanding Capital Stock (par $50) as compared with 2.9% ($1.45 per share) in 1937. OPERATING RESULTS Corap,m 0 n with 1937 1938 locrcise oc Decrease 531.549,^67 80.914,o;o 2,107,421 D 15,668,019 "5 17,001,071. n 768,»8 16,131,538 100,147 TOTAL OPERATLSC REVENUES were $360,384,141 TOTAL OPGRATTNG EXPENSES were 377,047,143 LEAVING NET REVENUE FROM RAILWAY OPERATIONS of 103.336,998 TAJIES amounted to 37,12^,328 HIRE OF EQUIPMENT and JOINT FACILITY RENTS were.. 8.778,772. LEAVING NET RAILWAY OPERATING INCOME of 57,331,898 INCOME FROM INVESTMESTS and OTHER SOURCES was. 36,116,180 MAKING GROSS INCOME of - 93,559,078 D RENTAL FOR LEASED LINES, INTEREST OH THE COIO'ANY'S Dear AND OTHER CHARGES amounted to 81,511,978 D LEAVING NET INCOME of · 11,046,100 D APPROPRIATIONS TO SINKING AND OTHER FUNDS, etc.... 8,035,319 D SURPLUS ^Equal to 0.46% on Capital Stock) 3,010,781 D 16,113,391 A dividend of 1% ($0.50 per share) was paid December oo, 1938, and charged to Profit and Loss. The cooperation extended by the security holders, the pubb'c and the employes in getting people to travel and ship via The Pennsylvania Railroad is appreciated. M.W.CLEMENT. President THE PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD SHIP AND TRAVEL VIA PENNSYLVANIA Stockholders can obtain copies of the Annual Report from /. Taney Wilkox, Secretary, Brood Street Station Building, Philadelphia, Pa. Confectioner Dead. SOMERSET, Fob. 23.--Kenneth C. Hicks, 51, former ' operator ol ihu SHOP HERE for GREATEST VALUES! 362 of em! Silk Dresses Values L'p to $7.95 2 Amazing value! Styles for every occasion. Sizes 12 to 20 and 38 to 52. Sheer Woo! Dresses Better select your's Bargain. Days. They won't last long. Clever styles. High, shades. Sizes 11 to 17 and 12 to 20. . Values to $7.93 S P O R T C O A T S While they last! Mvery one a, sensational value. Smart fleeces in teal blue, .wine aiid rust. All' sizes. Frocks ftp ( » $1.05 $)CJIOICH OF STOCK Patterns to suit every taste, styles to suit every figure. Many sport models included. All sizes. SPORT JACKETS Spring sport jack- els in plaids and pastels. All sizes. $1.95 ALL PURSES Choice of entire stock. Suedes and leathers in wanted colors. Fur trimmed dress coats that regularly sold at $19.50. Practisally a steal at this low pi-ire! CORDUROY SUITS Regularly priced at $4.95. ^a Choice of black, brown. Jh| green, wine. i Sweaters 89c In new spring styles and colors. Blouses SI.00 Lovely silks. Formerly JI.95. ISO Ji'tvrlli rmslmrtr Street During Connellsville's DAY! jfV ^ f!-.':'.V : .:."--i-' ,£.yr-. ;·!-;,,.: Murphy's Sensational Regular $1.69 Value Conforming to Murphy's standard of quality, workmanship, all plain broadcloths and woven forized, full back, sleeve lengths 32, 33, 34, 35. Counter 9 -- Downstairs. material materials, Sixes 14- To Revive Your .Wardrobe Smart carefully detailed blouses. Pleatings, tucks, ruffles! newest colors, sizes 34 io 46, Counter 22--~\r,'iin floor. GANG BUSTER TA10S FASTENER 9 I.-AIJIJJS Ji'Aa-i.'JSM.Kits ·ar/irc i u wi i- O .KTJHMV ACTION SLEEVES t\\V\ if T£ W 1,'I W'J'HU'LE-STJJONG SLEEVES * " llABl 11S l * A Counter 7 I--D»ivi.stairs. The Largest Selection in Town, of In the new latest colorful spring shades for bridge, table, or floor, also sets to match. Counter 20--Downstairs, 080x80 Quality · Plaids, Checks, Florals © Fast Color · Crisply Trimmed ©Sizes 14 to 52. ©For Street House Wear Dress Depf.--.Downstairs. Remnants DRESS LENGTHS IN GALA PATTERNS | 39 Inches Wide Florals, stripes, geometric designs! Brilliant colors on dark grounds. Washable rayon crepes. 39 inches wide. · Chaliis O Acetate Crepe · Rayon Crepe · New Spring Prints · Washable 3 to 3'/2 Counter ·!'!--Downstairs. WITH SELECTED "THE BRIGHTEST SPOT IN TOWN QO MERCHANDISE TO CONNELLSVILLE, PENNA.

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