The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on February 12, 1938 · Page 2
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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Saturday, February 12, 1938
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jTAGE TWO THB DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE. PA SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1J35. By LYNNE B. K1NCELL Engagement of Miss Lillian, Osterwise To Wi/jberf R-. Echard Is Announced Mr. and Mrs. Oliver O. Osterwise of East Green street announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Lillian Osterwise, to Wllbert R. Echard, son of Mrs. Stella Echard of East Murphy avenue. The engagement will terminate · · in an- early spring wedding. Miss Osterwise was graduated from the Conncllsvillc High' School and attended Westchester Commercial School in New Rochelle, N. Y. She is employed as a field representative for the comptroller of the currency, division of Insolvent National banks, for the past three and a half J. O. C. Class Gives Banquet to Celebrate .Its 3.1 st Anniversary , The.J. O. C...Class of the First Methodist Episcopal Sunday School celebrated its thirty-flrst anniversary with a large and beautifully appointed banquet Friday night, at the small diningroom of., the church. Places wcro laid for fifty-one,and the deli- uaiina, jui tuc fuot uun; u»u u nuii. cious repast, prepared and served by years and has been located at Ma- the N. C. D. Class,.consisted of baked maroneck, N. Y. - ·· - . u -- ....... -,, *,.- .,,,--,-- ,,..,-_ .Me,.Echard was also graduated from,".the Connelisyille High School and Otlerbein College at Wcsterville, Ohio. He. is..a member of. the Pi Kappa. Delta, Sigma Zeta, and Thcta Alpha. Phi,, national. honorary o fraternities. At present.ho is employed in-the district olSce .of. UieJVPA of UnionUwn. . . . . . . . . FIELD WORKER ADDRESSES · SARAH B. COOHRAN CLASS -Miss Carrie Dixon of the Methgdist Episcopal -Deaconess Homo,- Pittsburgh/was the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Sarnh B.. Cochran Class of the Philip G. Coch- rnn Memorial Methodist. Episcopal Church,.held Tuesday night at the church social auditorium. The session was entertaining and was well attended. Guests were Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Charlesworth. · · -· . A devotional period . opened the meeting. Miss Vivian Collins read the Scripture, after which Dr. Charlesworih, church pastor, offered prayer.. . · . . · · Following a brief business session, Miss Dixon, a field worker, was introduced and gave a fine talk, ,her theme being "The Origin of the Home Missionary Society .".She told of the great work the mission schools are doing for unfortunate children in all parts of the country and said that the Home Missionary Society had its beginning fifty-seven years ago when » group of Christian .women went to the White House and. asked Mrs. Rutherford Hayes for her support in the cause. The work began among , slaves to teach them better ways of living, and from this small group has branched out an organization which Is doing a great piece of work. At the close of Miss Dixon's address a delightful program, in charge of the program committee, was given. It was: .Welcome, Laura Mae Landymore. Sketch, "Washington," Mrs. Bruce Budd. Recitation, Joyce Ann Goldsboro. Piano, solo* "The Rosory," Doris Landymorc. Readings, "Grandma's Valentine" and "George Washington," Myrtle Wilkinson:Piano solo, "Juba," Doris Lee Colbert. Readings, "When Mother Had the Aid" and "The Good Old Tinvjs," Faye Strickler. Reading, "Indignant," Alice Orbln, Piano solo, "Air de Ballet," Faye Strickler. Readings, "Marjorie and the Doctor" and "She Powders Her Nose," Doris Moxln. ·Reading, "Grancimothcr's Old Valentine," Doris Lcr Colbert. At the close 9:.' the program -a delicious lunch v/as served by the lunch committee. Appointments were in keeping with the Valentine. season. .The committee . consisted- of Mrs. Paul Landjmore, Mrs. W. B. Soifert, Miss Alvcrda Sovcrns and Miss Grace Husband. ..There, was a large attendance of members. "iom with all the trimmings. Valcn^ tine appointments were effectively carried out. The tables were decorated witlwases ot red hearts, while favors were small red paper hearts, bearing "1807--J. O. C^-1838," and heart-shaped candy on which valentine messages were inscribed. Grace was said by Mrs. Frank W, Jones, the "class president, 1 after which there was'group singing. After the banquet members and their guests assembled in the ladles' parlor where a short business session, with Mrs. Jones presiding, was held, followed by a program; Mrs. G. L. Owrey; teacher, conducted the devotionals, after which a verse of "The Old · Rugged Cross" was request. Scripture, read sung by by Mrs. Owrey and another request hymn, closed the service. "J. O. C. sisters" were revealed and gifts exchanged. New names .were drawn for - the coming - year. Mrs Owrey presided over an attractive program which was interspersed with group singing of popular songc. Piano solos by Frank VanNorman and Miss Lois Ramsey were well received, as was a humorous reading by Mrs James A. Cowglll. Mrs. Albert Keck received the award, for a guessing contest. Short contest stories, told by Mrs. Owrey, concluded the program Mrs, Margaret Gofilin was a new member received into the class. The J. O. C. Class has the distinction of being the first to be organized in Conncllsville. It has had but four teachers. -The first was Miss Anna McDlffett, now of Washington, D. C. who was organizer; second, Mrs George McClay, who later', moved to MeKeesport; third, Mrs. Lenna Peters, now a resident of Cleveland and the present one, Mrs. Owrey, I is one of the largest and most netlvi organizations of the Sunday school - Protectors-Club, to Me«, ' The Protectors: Club of Omsr Sisterhood, Dames of Malta of-Dawson, will meet Monday evening at 'Jho Jr. O. U. A/ M. Hall. Mrs. J. T. Landy- morcr Mrs. Carl Budd and Mrs. Henry Brown will be hostesses. \IOME OF MELCROFT COUPLE SCENE OF'HOUSEWAUMING The new home of Mr, and Mrs Richard RHenour of Melcroft wa the scene ot a houscwarmlng Tues day evening. Games were playcc and the spirit of good-fellowship pro vailed throughout the evening Umch was served by the Ladles' Ai Society of the Evangelical Church The host and hostess were the clpicnts of many beautiful and use ful articles for their new home. Mr. and Mrs. Rltenour being faith ful members of the Evangelica Ihurch, the following were present Mrs. Jacob Shaffer and daughters Minnie and Dorothy imd grand daughter, Patty Fleck, Mrs. Mar Witt and daughter, Lena, Mr. an Mrs. Henry .Witt-and -son, Alvin. Mr and Mrs. John · Rltenour; "Mr.: an Mr». Thomas Beer and children Ruth, Ruby, Tommy and Teddy, M: and Mrs. William Basinger and chl! dron, Alice; Dolores, Gerald an George, Mrs.'Lilly May and daugh ter, Stella, and grandson, Charle Mr. and Mrs. James May, Donal Snyder, Mrs. Thclma Marx, Mr Jennie Snyder,-Mrs. Clarence Shaul- i«. -Mr... and. Mrs. .Rich.ard RHcnour affd-sons, Dale,-3V D., and Russell. The former home of the Ritenours was destroyed by. flre early last summer ' arid"at' once 'members of the family and a few otheru commenced to build the beautiful new structure. DANCE TONIGHT . ' --to-- "· ·'· John Kiferlc and His Orchestra '·"" '-. LAZY;HouRrRANCH yo;Covcr. · ,-No The 129th Anniversary of Lincoln's Birth Is Celebrated Lincoln Memorial In Washington, with uueU of U» Daniel Chester French etaluo and too inscription over the .memorial., Everhort Class Will Give Banquet Monday The Everhart Bible Oast of the 'irst United Presbyterian Church '11 hold its annual banquet Monday evening at 6 o'clock at the church llningroom. The program will be in harge of the entertainment commit- ee composed of John Lewis and Charles Sisley, and will include a ;peaker, instrumental and vocal mus- c. Invitations issued to class members read "Men, Monday, February i, is the day you arc to leave the Old Battle Axe' at home. 'Tempting r 1 !ckens' to be served in the church dining room at 8 P. M." E. M. S. CLASS OBSERVES BIRTHDAYS Of MEMBERS The E. M. S. Class of the First ilothodist Protestant Church met Friday night at the church. Twenty- five members and two visitors were srcscnt. The devotional period v/as n charge of Miss Bernlcc Laughrey. Hymns, "I Have Heaven Here" and 'Brighten the Corner Where You Arc," were sung. Scripture reading followed. The Lord's Prayer was repeated in unison. Lois Ambrose, president, conducted the business session. Fine reports were given by the different committee chairmen. Birthdays of four members, June James, Jean Gael, Betty Richey and Grace Nelson, were observed ana* each was showered with about sixteen dainty handkerchiefs. A Valentine exchange was enjoyed by class members and their guests, after which a delicious lunch was served. Ico crqam was provided by the class, while Charlotte Whipkey brought cup cakes iced in while and decorated with small red hearts. Margaret .Williams and June Keslar brought sandwiches and candy. Mrs. Ernest Hefflcy is teacher of the class. Aged Woman Recalls Telegraph Duty Here · Night Lincoln Shot Continued from Page One. tivo». I was born in Louisville, Ky., --she pronounced it Lou-a-vlllc-- and went from there to Pittsburgh. I had to do something to make a living, so I learned the Morse corte. Then I got the job with the Pennsylvania Railroad. I'm not one of those old women who expect to live to b« 100," rhc said, without blinking. "Seventy was the worst year of my life. After that, I just forgot about getting old. But if 1 do live to be 100 years old, I'll never forsct that night in April, '05. He was such a grcat'man, t felt all choked up sending the story of his death. "It was all quiet in that lonely little office with just the three of us-herself, and the later renowned Frick and Blnckntonc--talking about Lincoln. Then that sudden clatter that told Ufl he was dead. "I saw him only once," she went on, "and he looked like a big farmer boy--thin as a split rail. His face had n charitable look stamped on it. Sometimes I see it before rne today." Mrs. Butler, who lives entirely by herself and keeps her own home, had three sons--two now dead--and one daughter. She was born "in June, 1848," and later wns married to n Pittaburgher, B. F. Butler, a carriage and harness trimmer. She said she moved to Loratn "in the early 1870's I don't remember exactly." And to what docs she attribute her ong life? Work," she snapped, "I've worked steady all rr.y life and I still do." NEWS OF DAY AT SCOTTDALE BRIEFLY TOLD MRS. KATHERINE PATTERSON. LIBERTY WOMAN, HOSTESS The East Liberty Fancywork Club was entertained Thursday evening at the home of Mrs, Katherine Patterson of Liberty. Fifteen members and one guest, Mrs. Nevada Gwacn, were present. After a short business session bingo was the diversion of the evening. Prizes were received by Mrs. George Bcatty, Mrs. Howard Colbert and Miss Althca Randolph. Miss Randolph also received the draw prize and Mrs. Gween was awarded the club prize. The hostess served u dainty lunch, assisted by Mrs. Lyda Lint. Trie next meeting will be held Thursday eveninfi, February 24, at the home of Mrs. Jesse Pratt of Liberty. HOSPITAL AUXILIARY MEETING CANCELED -There will bo -m? meeting of the Woman's Auxiliary to the Connellsville State Hospital this month. · Senior Enacavorors iMcct. The Senior -Christian Endeavor Society of the First Methodist Protestant Church met Thursday night-at the church with twenty in attend, anco. -The meeting was in charge of the president, Thomas Dencan. Committee chairmen gave reports. A joint social hour with the Intermediate Endeavorers followed. Mt. Pleasant Man Licensed. A marriage license was issued at Greensburg to Wilmcr E. Whetsel of Mount Pleasant and Pauline Williams of Smithton. Meeting. The Elks Coko City Lodge No. 126, West Side, extends an invitation to all Elks to meet Saturday night, 8 F, M. and Sunday afternoon at 2:30. The speaker will be Jas. Marlowe, Grand Deputy of Western Pcnna. Chicken and chitterling will be served. Jno.- Wallace, Secretary, Advertisement.--10fcb-3t. Jcaiwette Fixes Mlllnjre. JEANNETTE, Feb. 12.--Jcannette flxcd its tax levy at 16 mills after adopting a budget for $183,000. Two city policemen were elected. P ROBABLY table manners will t'elj you about as much about a person as any thing else can do, · A man liar is a beast; a woman liar a reptile. H9HZ3S. PITTSBURGH ST. CONNCUJ5VIU4E. Rft 1 Employ No Agents or SotecitoiS" Couple Make Own Agreement Afier Desertion Charge UNIONTOWN, Feb. 12. -- One couple, first to appear before the bench in desertion court toUay, madi ts own agreement after going into a huddle in the grand jury room. Charles Frazec, residing with his widowed mother at Somerfield, and Mrs. Frazce of Farmington, ut?on ad vise ot Judge Harry A. Cottom worked out their own agreement. Tiv nusband had been in Jail for the las few weeks. "She is going to take the five kids and I'm going to give her two-third of my monthly wages when 1 havi any to support them," Frazce toll the court. , "But I am going to try .hard to ge a job and I will give her two-third of what I make when I woi'k." H said when he works he makes $1 to $18 a week. "What will you live on?" asked th court. "I'll do without," the husband re plied. The court explained the man wa told he wasn't expected "to do with out" and was directed to get a job pay two-thirds of his salary and mee costs ot $3-1.85 in S3 monthly pay merits. He was released under hi own bond of $500. ·'" Special to The Courier, SCOTTDALE, Feb. 12. -- Anne Lucski was winner in a short spell- ng match held at the meeting of the Beta Tri-Hi-Y in the Y. M, C. A. Thursday evening. The Bible study was in charge of Alia Harris. A busi- meeting proceeded the Bible tudy and spelling bee. At Lutheran Meeting. Dr. M. M. AHbcck, pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, attended a meeting ot synodical representatives some ot the U. L. C. Board ot American Missions in Pittsburgh 'riday. Lcclon Post Moves. The Thomos Lewcllyn Post, Amcr- can Legion, is moving from its ·ooms in Pittsburg street to its new lome in North Chestnut street. Its irst meeting in the new home will be Monday evening at 8 o'clock. Four Share Honors. John Lloyd, sexton at the Kiret Baptist Church, and Mrs. Alvin :roft, church organist, shared honors with Rev. and Mrs. Roy K Whittemore at a party held at the lome of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Snyder in Wninui avenue. Anthems were sung, games played nnd refreshments served. Irene Mullaney Dies. Irene Mullaney, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Robert A. Mullaney o Eric, died Wednesday at her home The Mullaney family were former residents of Scottdale. The bod; will be brought to Scoltdalc Saturday afternoon and interment madi in St. John's Cemetery. Zublo Fund Enterlalnment. An entertainment for those holding the Zublc Benellt Fund tickets will b« given February; 17 at 8 o'clock in the East ' Huntingdon Township High School auditorium at Alverton. The entertainment wil be presented by the Davy Adam Hexue and will feature Davy Adams comedlnn and impersonator; number Mulroy; the Laura Bel! Stricklcr, the Swingsters, and Gai Stock, tap dancer. Severn! surprise features will al so be offered. Those who wish to attend the per formance may exchange their Zubl benefit slips for tickets at the higti school office at Alvorton. Six hundred tickets, will be Issuci for the first performance and if th number above that warrants a sec ond performance will be given at time to be announced later. The Zubic benefit fund was cstab lished to aid the widowed mother o John Zubic, an East Huntingdo student, who died from injuries re ceived in a football game Scpwm'jc 18, last. Church Trosram. Foreign Missions and Church Mcs senger Day will be observed Sunda at Trinity Evangelical and Reforme Church, with the Sunday school charge of Mrs. Sam Wissingcr, mis sionary superintendent, and' th oung Masked Bandits Block Road to Stop Motorist; Rob Him UNIONTOWN, Feb. 12. --Twc outhful masked bandits staged a jectacular highway robbery on oute 21 near Carmichaels Thursday ght when they halted a motoris y placing guard rails across the oadway and relieved him of $50 in ash at the point ot revolvers. The victim of the holdup was Ra rtoredock, 22, operator of a gasolin crvlcc station at Khedive. Police arrested Clifford Hoffman 0, and William Phillips, 24, both o Vashington, Pa., as suspects. The re being questioned in the Green county jail at Waynesburg, by Sally nnd Buddy Blue Mountain Gang, 10c to 25c Ovor 20,000 Rolls in This Enormous Assortment, Modern Floral, Tiffany, Brush Tint, Blossom Time, Clilnti. Chrome Blend, Water Lily, Coronado, Marblcsque, Summertime. GOJJGEOUS DESIGNS, SUXFAST COLORS BROOMS ea.25c Room Lots Suitable for any room. 10 rolls wall nnd 20 yards of border. 89c Room Lots To $3 value--Sun- fast colors. Designs lor any room. 10 wall, 20 yds. border, 0 rolls ceiling. $1.59 Room Lots To Sv' value -- high grad'j new engraved and smbossod designs. 10 walls, 20 yards border, 6 coiling. $1.98 ar. 5 1 0 c IOD-113 W. Apple S. L'hoiio DOS. Comiullsvillc. Ta. Wins Divorce Decree. UNIONTOWN, Feb. 12.--Audrey rancis of Uniontown was awardc divorce from her husband, Frank in R. Francis, of South Uniontown charges of desertion. They wer carried here February 12, 103 nd the alleged desertion occurred March 5, 1935. HAPPENINGS IN A N D A B O U T vVF. PLEASANT MOUNT PLEASANT, Feb. 12.-- bursday evening the four local inches of Odd Fellows held a pro- ram in commemoration of the birth : Thomas Wildcy, founder of the rganization in America, with Moss os« Lodge, Ezra Encampment, Julia ebekah lodge and Westmoreland Canton, Patriarch Militants taking art. Bert Stahl presided and the fol- owlng program was presented: inging, "America"; prayer, N, M. rusan; reading, Mrs. Margery Ramey; duct, Mrs. Myrtle Stphl and ta. D. C. North; talk 'on the lebckah lodge, Mrs. Charlotte haffer; talk on Mr. Wildcy, Edward il'ier; reading, S. J. Shcfsick; talk, y Rev. H. B. Clawson; singing, Blest Bo the Tie That Binds." Music was furnished by an or- hcstra in charge of Harry Hahn. No Health Officer Yet. Chester Whetsel, named health nicer at the reorganization of the health board, hns not been sworn in t there is some question whether ie must pass an examination by the itntc Board of Health (previous to he taking up his duties. . Borough Solicitor Oliver Shields has written he State Department for informa- ion. Auxiliary Hostesses. Mrs. Lena Kantorik and Mrs. Margaret Hostoffer were hostesses to the Indies' Auxiliary to Bunton-Malek 'ost, Veterans of Foreign Wars, at Us regular meeting in the post rooms Wednesday evening. Women's Club Meets. Mrs. Ira Marks and Miss Helen ioyman were hostesses to the Women's Club of Mount Pleasant township at its regular meeting Thursday evening. Roll call was answered to ·With What My Club Means to Me." The meeting was known as "president's night" and was the birthday anniversary of the club. Roads Association to Meet. The Good Roads Association will hold a meeting in the borough building Monday evening at 8 o'clock. All former members are requested to be present. Undergoes Operation. Robert Kaip, son of Clyde Kalp, who is staying at the home of Mr.' and Mrs. Bert Strohm in Church; street, underwent an operation at' Frick Memorial Hospital Friday. atechelical class having charge the opening of the school. At 7 o'clock, Young People's Fe ow.'ihip Day will be observed. Th :ubjcct is "Race Relationships Jiarcnce Prills will be leader an Wss Lcona Lcmmon, a teacher in tl Sast Huntingdon Township Hlg School, will be the speaker. To Repent Vesper Service. Vesper service will again be held at the United Brethren Church at 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon. The serv- ces have proven popular, and ere followed with junior, intermediate and senior Christian Endeavor scrv- ces at 8:30 o'clock. Undergoes Operation. Richard Shcrrlck underwent an operation at Frick Memorial Hospital n Mount Plensant Friday night. Covered Dish Dinner. The next regular meeting of the ; radale Sorority will be a cvercd- dlsh dinner at the Y. M. C. A, Tuesday evening. Mrs. Homer Ruth will tell the members of her trip to the west coast of Canada. Bevlval Opens Sunday. Evangelistic meetings will begin at the Jacobs Creek Methodist Episcopal Church February 13, at 7:30 P. M. They will continue each evening for three weeks. Rev. C. G-. Bland will be in. charge. Brinq yourradio tubes to us Fora We Fix Radios 126 So. Pgh St. Phone 1062 FBESH CIEANUNESS T HE time is ripe for putting that new, fresh sparkle back into y o u r home. Send your furnishings to us to bring back that crisp new l o o k again. Cleaning now will remove the dirt and soil before it does damage, and will /considerably lengthen the life of your drapes, slip covers, etc. Phone "^ 8I3 The GOODWIN CO. Cleaners Dyers CONJJELLSVHJUE, PA.

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