The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on February 28, 1939 · Page 3
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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, February 28, 1939
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1933. VtiU UA1L,1 UUUitlJliK. (JUNfMJi'.LDiSVi.LiLilfl. FA. PAGE THREE. MT, PLEASANT SCHOOLS HIT BY EPIDEMICS « I Both Mumps, Measles Cause Heavy Drop in Attendance. GRIM REAPER TAKES TOLL Special to The Courier. MOUNT PLEASANT, Feb. 28.-- C. H. S. News Of The Day There Is an epidemic of mumps and measles in the borough, with many students in the schools out on account of the two diseases. Six new eases o£ mumps were reported Monday. Parents are asked to cnll a physician and, if the services of a physician are not secured, to report the -"cases to the board of health to help curb the spread of the diseases. SOD Is Born. Mr. and Mrs. James Baughman of Smithfield street announce the birth of a son at Frick Memorial Hospital, Monday morning. Vesper Service. The next program to be presented by the Mount Pleasant Music Club will be a Lenten vesper service at 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon, March 19, in the Reunion Presbyterian Church. Get Movie Awards. G. Wylie Overly, cashier of the Mount Pleasant State Bank, Monday evening made presentations at the Grand Theatre, to two winners in the National Movie Quiz contest. They were Harry Bungard of Main streei and J. Wesley Lakin, Jr., of Eas Huntingdon township. Each won $10. Joseph F. Ward Dies. Joseph. F. Ward, 80 years old, o: the "Old Frick Farm" at West Overton, died Monday afternoon at Frick Memorial Hospital where he had] been a patient for several weeks. Mr. Ward was a former resident of Braddock Road avenue, Mount Pleasant. He is survived by two sons and one daughter, Arthur F. Ward, Coatesville; J. O. Ward and Mrs. Minnie Herbert at home; three grandchildren, and one brother, J. H. Ward, ol Belle Vernon. The funeral service will be held at S o'clock Thursday afternoon at the home in charge of Rev. V. O. Barnhart, pastor of the Church of God. Interment will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Dies After Operation. Lester E. Sicher, 10 years old, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Eicher of Laurelville, died at noon Monday in Frick Memorial Hospital; where he had undergone an operation. Besides his parents, he is survived iy two sisters'and one brother, Dqro- 'thy, Melvin and Thelma at home. . The funeral will be held at 2::30 '.o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the ^Mount -Joy Church of the Brethren in charge of Rev. Q. A. Holsopple, pastor of the church. Interment will be in Mount Joy Cemetery. Dies of Heart Attack. - The funeral service lor James Kraisinger, o£ Quarry street will be held at 9 o'clock Wednesday morning at the Visitation Slovak Church, in charge of Rev. V. Janda. Interment will be in Visitation Cemetery. Mr. Kraisinger died suddenly Sunday evening at the home of his son, James, Jr., of a heart t attack. He is survived by two sons, James, Jr., of Mount Pleasant, and Frank of Southwest. · ·· Standard Man Dies. Jacob Kowalewski died at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at his home in Standard. Besides his wife, Mrs. Constantina Kowaleswski, he is survived by four sons, Edward, Leon, Jacob, Jr., and Michael, all of Mount Pleasant. The funeral service will be held at 9 o'clock Thursday morning at the Transfiguration Polish Church in charge of Rev. Anthony A. Pniak, the pastor. Interment will be in Transfiguration Cemetery. Coker Subscriptions Increase. Monday afternoon before the close of school an incredible fact was shown on the Coker subscription graph on the first floor. The freshmen were leading the sophomores in subscriptions but--that was before school dismissed. At 3:45 o'clock the graph showed ' the freshmen molding the lower berth with the sophomores leading the juniors. The standing now shows Seniors, Sophomores, Juniors and Freshmen. NEWS OF DAY AT SCOTTDALE BRIEFLY TOLD Andrew McNeil's Classes. The trignometry class is studying regular polygons. This elass is composed of seniors. Fractions are the worry of the freshman algebra classes, taught by Andrew McNail. Teachers Transferred. Miss Prudence Walters, in the absence ol Marlin W. Hartman, is teaching solid geometry and Miss Emaruth Burkhardt is teaching Miss Walters' freshman algebra classes. Miss Burkhardt is substituting due to the great number of absent teachers. Manners and Dress. Junior Homeroom 24, sponsored by Lloyd Shaner, held a discussion on manners and dress after talks were given by various students. Marie Wilson had charge of the program. Vocational Programs Planned. Vocations will mark the program o£ Senior Homeroom 6 for the next few weeks as qiu'z sheets were distributed among the students and vocations selected to be discussed. Talks were assigned to the students. Hc.rold A. Swank is sponsor. Bachelor and Adopted Son Miss Granuniir Studied. Edith Floto's sophomore English classes are studying parts ot speech beginning with nouns. Descriptions of class mates were .written in class Monday, Talks .on George Washington. Sara Jane Sparks and Fotenie Melassanos gave splendid talks on George Washington to Sophomore Homeroom 36, sponsored by Mrs. Russell Burkholder. Sara Jane's talk dealt with his life as a child, young man, and soldier up to the time of his election as President. Fontenie's talk concerned his life as President. Special to The Courier. ' SCOTTDALE, Feb. 23.--Captain Edgar C. Kelly of the Service Company, 110th Regiment, was conductor at the annual Pennsylvania National Guard Small Bore Competition and the William Randolph Hearst Musketry Competition of Company I, 110th Regiment, in Greensburg. The high man had a score of 123 and the squad 968 points. Innoculatc Guardsmen, Dr. N. L. Kerr gave the second innoculation and vaccination to members of the Service Company, 110th Regiment, Monday evening. A third treatment will be given next Monday evening. The treatments are given all new members, and those who have not been innoculated for more than a period of three years. To Get Service Medals. The Thomas J. Stewart 'service medals to be given to members of the Service Company will not be distributed at the Armory as expected but will be given at the next summer's encampment. Those who will receive them are: five year medals, Master Sergeant George G. Sebey, First Sergeant Charles B. Wood, Staff Sergeants Joseph Warzinsky and David J. Connors; three year medal, Corporal Arthur K, Connors; one year medals, Corporal Frank V. Zadylak, Privates First Class Lloyd J. Bassinger, Robert J. Miller and Privates Anthony J. Napoleon and John D. Mackey. "Gardens" Program Topic. The March 4 meeting of the Saturday Afternoon Club is scheduled to be held with the Misses Heid of North Chestnut street. "Gardens" will be the subject and Mrs. S. D. Pearsons will be the speaker. Personal. Mrs. W. A. Waugaman of the Eicher apartments has returned from a three week visit with her son-in- law and daughter, Rev. and Mrs. George Stough of Pittsburgh and other friends there. First Snake Killed. The first snake of the season to be seen in this vicinity was killed by John Cruse, one of a road cre\v working on Route 110, near Ruffsdale. The snake, two feet long, was a water moccasin. It wns sunning itself on a stone, and had not shed as yet. Plan School Year Close. Plans are already, under way for closing the school year and pictures of the senior class have been taken for the annual. This year's senior class is the larg- News of Day At Dunbar Flash Cards In Spanish. Idioms are being studied in Miss Dorothy -Mathias' 'Spanish classes and flash cards are being used. Contests are .being held in the rooms. Declamation. Contestant. John Jackson is the contestant for declamation to be entered in the Sydney Guialaroff, Hollywood bachelor, admires Jon. his 10-month-old adopted son. The well-to-do hairdresser named the lad after Joan Crawford, one o£ his clients, said he has designed a coiffure for women fashioned after the baby's haircut. County Districts Need State Aid to Complete School Term County Millage To Be tJnchanged The Fayette county branch of the Pennsylvania State Education Association met with the senator and representatives_o£ Fayette county at a breakfast in the White Swan Hole! at Uniontown Saturday. The purpose of this meeting was to give the law makers of the district a clear, concise picture o£ the financinl condition of the school districts oC Fayette county. Most of the school districts sent reports indicating that some 'orm of State aid is necessary 'to carry on the schools of this county for the duration of the school term. These reports .showed that the income from taxation to these districts has dwindled to 50 per cent of the tax duplicate in the last 10 years while the cost, of operating the schools has increased. This condition exists due to the depletion of j coal landi and decreased evaluation est in the history of the school, having of one-half of the original figure 10 140 members. Members will wear : years ago. blue and white robes for the first The following members ot the No Lenten Service. Because of the illness of the rector, Rev. H. O. Danielson, there will be no Lenten service tonight at Trinity Episcopal Church. Refugee Cinderella Miss Lotte Krauss, a refugee from Vienna, has found America a land of opportunity, rapidly advancing from a position as chambermaid tc that of star entertainer in a populai Miami, Fla., night club. Her mop is only a prop now as she sings into the microphone. (Central Press) time at graduation exercises. Plans are being made for the presentation of the senior class piny some time between the first and tenth o£ May. Music Club Program. The next regular meeting of the Monday Music Club will be held Monday evening in the Presbyterian Pennsylvania Forensic and Music League. The declamation is "Greatest In Citizenship," by Theodore , Roosevelt. David C. Guhl has charge { c - E - ston c will be program chair- Church. It will be kncwn "On the Plantation" program, theme song is "Swancc River." Die The Mrs. o£ the contestant. · Teachers Absent. Miss Catherine Zimmerman, Marlin W. Hartman, Mrs. Mary K. Hopkins and Miss Beatrice of i man. Taking part on the program are Horowitz, are ill. j Miss Chrysogene Wilhelm, secretary to Principal" E. Stanley Phillips, is absent also. Souvenirs Displayed. Souvenirs from the Girl Reserve Conference held at McKeesport over the .week-end are being displayed on the G. R. bulletin board. A report from the delegates, Jean Sullivan and Dorothy Beetnan, will be made at the meeting Monday at 3:05 o'clock. Chess Tournament Continues, The tournament being held in Andrew McNeil's Chess Club is in fuH swing. Those still in the race are Christy Wagner, Earl Lowery, William Brown, John Wallace and William DeMarco. Gas Discussion. Wartime gasses were discussed in Mrs. Russell Burkholder's Chemcraft Club. Talks were given by a £ew students and a round table discussion followed. Current events were also reviewed. Juniors Read. Miss Elvada Marshall's English classes are reading "Macbeth," and "House of Seven Gables." Due to the large classes there is a book shortage and 1 -it is necessary that some sections read ''Macbeth" while the others read "House of Seven Gables." Debate Today. Charles Sisley's Senior Homeroom 40-A held a debate today concerning independent and chain stores with the debaters being Celia Sapolsky and Howard Burdette in favor of independent stores and Anna Cable and Ella Bigam favoring the chain stores. Miss Lucy Triekett, a double quartet, Miss Mary Mildred Conway, Miss Margaret Kritschgau, Mrs. Florence Clabaugh and Mrs. Walter Edge. Mrs. Alfred Fisher will be program and other members of the committee are Mrs. H. H. Hurst, Jr., Miss Betty Baker, Mrs. Benton Jenkins, Mrs. Edward Schreccngost, State Assembly were present: Senator Anthony Cavulcante and Representatives Burton E. . Tn'rr, John Burns rind Jcjhn Rider. The follow- I ing school people wore present: i Harry Riffle, president ot Lhc P. S. E. A., County Superintendent of ' Schools Harry J. Brnwnlield, Dr. ' Nelson Mowte, superintendent of · Uiiiontowh schools, Robert Austin o f ! Brownsville, C. E. Hess of Redstone | township, E m m a Tnmblin ot I Brownsville. W. O. Foreman of New ' Salem Independent, Edward Savage j of North Union township, J nines J. I Fast of Nicholson township, Nelson j R. Stibitz of Jefferson township, Earl j Adams of Menallcn township, Guy I M. Clark of South Union tou'n?hip, and Carmen Newcomer of German township. Miss Dorothea Weaver Marjorie Beadling. and Miss Paul A, Keighiiey Elected Fish-Game Local's Director "King of Kings" Is Being Shown Nightly At First U. B. Church Paul A. Keightley was elected director of the Connellsv-ille Local ol the Fayette County Fish and Game Protective Association at a meeting Friday night. Other officers had been chosen previously. The director is the presiding officer. The local voted to make application for 250 day-old ringneck pheasants and 50 quail for rearing at its nursery at the home of Clyde Burkeit in Isabella road. Announcement was made that 5.0GO trout will be received March 2 for distribution in nearby streams. The next meeting.will be the night o£ March 10 at the Y. M. C. A. Highway Worker Hurt. MEYEHSDALE, Feb. 28.--Harry LaHue, 35, was 'painfully ' i n j u r e d when he stepped upon a nail while ·working on tiie new South Penn highway. When the wound was not treated immediately, infection set in. Susan Hicks' classes. Mrs. E. N. Duty is substituting for Miss Mabel Golden, who is ill at her home. Leaders Club Frolic. The farm frolic arranged by the Girls' Leaders' Club was held in the gym Friday.- Prizes were awarded to Betty Mitchell, cutest; Helen Hooper, best dressed; Florence Bunch, funniest, and Ruby Adams, most original. Mary Elizabeth Whittaker directed the Senior Girls' Orchestra and announced the following program: Jug solo. Dorothy Miller; Baby Snooks, Sally Minerd; vocal numbers, Pat Clark, Herd sisters, Roselyn Rulli and Samantha Stickel; skit and dance, Dot Osterwise, Gertrude Miller and Candis Witt. At the close of the program lunch was served. JUNIOR HIGH NEWS A new unit pertaining to the Constitution is being studied by Miss The results o f - t h e popularity contest held in Section D-I are: Most popular, Jean Leighty, James Ball; best dressed, Helen Robbins, Andy Marakas; prettiest, Connie Frank; most handsome, R. Dunston; most conceited, Connie Frank and H. Dunston; loudest, R. Fenielio, James Carlton, Jenn L-eighty; wackiest, Jean Leighty, Andy Marakas; laziest, Harry Weisgerber, Vessa Knight; best sport, J. Ball, Betty Goldstone; talkative, Jean Leighty,"Jim Carlton; quietest, R. Nabors, Mary Hilsen, and athletic, R. Dunston and Jean Leighty. A large nnd deeply interested i audience enjoyed seeing the "King of Kings" which was exhibited at the United Brethren Church last night. It is said 1 that this marvelous picture contains a thousand scenes of beauty and power that will live forever in the hearts of mankind. It has 5,000 people, 530 actors and actresses and requires two hours to exhibit. This picture--it is s a i d--has turned away as high as 500 in a single night unable to gain admittance. It -vl'ill be exhibited every night at 7:30 o'clock, until March llth, inclusive. Wednesday nights it will be shown at 8:40 o'clock. It is further said that the properties used in this magnificent picture --produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMillc--cost $250,000. It is said the equal of this great photoplay on the life, crucifixion, death, burial, resurrection and ascension of the Saviour never has been filmed, and it is not likely to ever be. It is not to be confused with the many antiquated and inferior films of passion plays, which alone have heretofore been exhibited in' the churches. ' . T h e picture is being exhibited under the auspices of the Christian Expansion Organization--a non-sectarian religious body--as a part of its Mass Spirituality Program "to per-; meate the world with the spirit of Christ." There is no . admission charge. A free-will .offering is taken. Liquid-Tablets Salve-Nose Drops S A L V E Relieves COLDS Price lOc 25e Michael George Dead. SOMERSET, Feb. 28. -- Michael.' George, 50, died Saturday in Community Hospital of pneumonia. A resident of Konlztown, he served in the World War. MILK PRODUCERS MEETING Pennsylvania Agricultural Co-Operative Union Will Hold a JVIeetirjg- Wednesday, March 8 7:45 P. M. GRANGE HALL, WOODDALB All Milk Producers Are Urged to Attend. --_. Special _to-;Th; Courier. -- ·; DUNBAR, -F,e"b; 28.--Mrs. Joseph Myers was honored at a birthday party at her home Wednesday. The jiflajr was planned as a complete surprise" by Mi'. Myers arid a daughter, Lillian: - Sliereceiyed many lovely gifts as' well as" "congratulations from the guests. Refreshments were served at 5 o'clock. Mrs. Alex Reed gave a brief address, closing with a poem entitled "Your Mother." Plan Memorial Services. Rev. W. -S. Hamilton announces that in the near future memorial services will be conducted for deceased members of the congregation.. This has been requested by different families. Special music, prayers and! a sermon will be in accordance with i the. service. The first will be held Sunday, 'March 12, in memory of Elmer Lowery, a lifelong member o£ the' Methodist Protestant Church. Last Sunday,. Rev. Hamilton motored to Morrisville where he conducted memorial ' services for Mrs. · Molly Corvin. Picture at M. E. Church. In place' o£ the regular Sunday services .at the Methodist Episcopal Church '"Ten Nights In A Bar Room," a play famous for 80 years, was presented in an all-talking motion picture form. A large crowd saw the picture and heard the lecture given by a member of the Pennsylvania Anti-Saloon League. No admission was charged but a freewill offering was taken. Lenten Devotions. Lenten devotions will be held tonight at St. Aloysius Church in-conjunction with the Novena to Our Lady o£ Perpetual Help. Rev. George F. Hurley will give an address on "The Mass." After the service a meeting of the Catholic Action Club will be held in the church hall, followed by an organization o£ the Choral and Dramatic clubs. Townsend Meeting:. There will be a Townsend meeting in the basement of the Methodist Protestant Church Friday evening. Samuel Bryner, the president, desires a good attendance. Oiher Items of Interest. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Teets of Bruceton, W. Va., were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Orla Grover. Fred Rankin and Paul Grubbs o£ Uniontown were Sunday visitors. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Chaney of Pittsburgh viisted Mrs. Chaney's mother, Mrs. Anna Reed, over the week-end, Mrs. Beed is ill. Emma Grace Williams,- a nurse at organtown Hospital, is spending several days at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs* George Williams near Greenhouse. Ml', and Mrs. Albert Rock- o£ Connellsville were visiting relatives here Sunday. Mrs. Joseph DeOre was a Connellsville caller Monday. William KLirby is ill at the home of his daughter, Mrs. James Seaton of Brick How. UNIONTO millage will Feb. 28.--County unchanged for 1939, it wasl revealed Monday by County Commissioner Arthur Higinbotham as commissioners prepared to "shave" off the total budget of $1,051,828 set for the current year. Total o£ 8831,828 was set for operating expenses and sinking fund and 5220,000 for operation of the county institutional district, County Controller Albert Montgomery. an-' nounccd. "We do not expect to make any change in the 14 mills now set for the county,".Higinbotham said. Approval o£ the 1939 budget is not expected before Wednesday or Thursday. However, Commissioner Higinbotham declared, a special study will be made of the budget to determine whether or not the operating expenses sought for the various offices can be "shaved" to reduce the total now' standing for the current year. Wesl Newton Miner Dies As Coroner's Jury Probes Blast PITTSBURGH, Feb. 28.--A coroner's jury, investigating deaths of two men January 2 in the Tube City Collieries mine in..-Versailles township recommended that officials allegedly responsible for violation of mine safety laws be dealt with by the State. Victims of the mine explosion were A T orman L. Williams, 47, 61 Dunbar, and Joseph Bertozzi, 41, of McKeesport. While the inquest was in progress. George H. Ridgeway, 21, o£ West Newton, died in McKeesport Hospital of injuries suffered when he was caught between two cars in the same mine a week ago. Three-months-old William Perry, Jr., seen in arms of Nurac Leonia Olian in hospital in Paterson, N. J., suffered savage beating, which broke both his jawa and blackened his eyes. Police arrested his father, 'William Perry, 31, an unemployed chauffeur, charjring he beat th« . baby because it cried. Baby Starves to Death. PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 28.--Cold and hunger brought death to a two and a half months old baby as its mother huddled with it in bed their unheated home. Deputy Coroner Frank Foley said the baby' had died as the result of "starvation and exposure." The father, Gerald Ring, is unemployed, he said. Adamick Loses Appeal. Heavyweight Jimmy Adamick and his manager, Jimmy Brady, lost a superior court appeal to lift the long- term suspensions placed against them by the Illinois Athletic Commission last July for the fighter's two-round knockout over Jack Trammell, Youngstown, Ohio, Negro. It is charged the fight had been fixed. To Check Constipation Get at,Its Cause! If constipation has you down so you feel heavy, tired and dopey, it's time you did something about it. Anil something more than just taking a physic! Tou should get at the cause of the trouble. If you eat the super-refined food most people eat, the chances are the difficulty is simple--you don't get enough "bulk." And "bulk" doesn't mean heavy food. It's a Kind of lood that isn't consumed in the body, but leaves a soft"bulky"massintheintestines. It this common forn? of constipation is your trouble, eat KeJlogg's All-Bran for Ireakfast every day and drink plenty ot water. All-Bran Isn't a medicine -it's a crsmchy, toasted, nutritious cereal. And it will help you not only to get regular but to keep regular, day alter day. Made by Kellogg's In Battle Creek. Sold by every grocer. 1 call my wife my %^» t , rY."-- ertified Purchasing Agent! I never saw anybody who can stretch a dollar the way she does! Everything she buys is a good value--and she never seems to get stuck with things that look goad, but fall apart the first time they're used. I told her one'day that she'd make the Purchasing Agent of any business look sick. She was pleased .when she saw. I meant it. "It's perfectly simple,"'she said, ."I -watch the adver- ' tisements the same way a stock broker - watches .the ticker tape. They keep me informed on 'good buys'--and same me a lot of shopping around, as well." Sounds simple,, doesn't it? But I can tell .you it's saved this family a lot of money!

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