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February 28, 1939

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 6

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PAGE SIX. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE, PA. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY ZS, 1933. PERSONAL MENTION Mrs. Harry Addis o£ Vanderbilt left Monday for Cleveland, Ohio, to inter the Cleveland Clinic where she will be under observation for a week »r 10 day:;. Ladies spring coats or jacket suits, dry cleaned and pressed, 49c. Simons Cash Carry Cleaners.--Advertise- ment.--27fcb-5t. David Stoner, little son of Mr. snd i Mrs. Lcvi Stoner o£ WoodJawn avc- , nue, has returned from Connelisville j State Hospital where he received treatment for a kidney condition before lie underwent n tonailcctomy. He became, ill last November 20 of kidney trouble which resulted from tonsihlis. He is getting along as well as can be expected. Bake sale at Hiles' Nut Shop, Saturday, March 4th, auspices St. John's Sodality.--Advertiscment-feb. 25-28-mar.-2. Miss Grace Ashb.iugh of South ConnellBVille accompanied her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Terrill and family of Pittsburgh, on a motor trip to Florida. They will be absent two weeks. Saucy new spring hats, $1.00 to $1.95. Princess Shop.--Advertisement.--28 teb-lt. Miss Besse Percy, assistant librarian at the Carnegie Free Library, who was confined for two weeks at her home in South Pittsburg street by illness, resumed her duties Monday. Cafeteria, Christian Church. Wednesday evening, 6:00 to 7:00--Avei- tisement.--2Bfeb-U, Mr. and Mrs. E. E.^Burkhmlder of Vine street spent Sunday as the guests of the latter's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Baker, ·of Uniontown. Rummage sale, Maidi 18th, by mothers of Boy Scouts,, Troop 3, 324 N. PittsburR St.--Advertisement.-- feb-28-mar-3-10-1.7. Dr. Paul J. Baker, John J. Spishak and Miss Marie Loughran, last named of Swissvale, spent Sunday with friends in Cumberland, Md. Miss Loughran was accompanied to ' South Connellsville by her brother, Edward, who spent the day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Spishak. Miss Pauline Kopser ot the Springfield pike has returned from a week's visit with her sister, Mrs. H. J. Herrington of Butler. Mrs. L. Dale Johnson who has been ill with grip for the past ten days at her home in Raca street, is able to be about. Misss Margaret Rilenour of Uniontown has returned home from Philadelphia were she attended a district meeting of the Business and Professional Women's Club. Miss Ritenour is president of the Stale B. P. W. · Mrs. Paul Sandusky of the Narrows returned from Edenborn, where she was called by the illness of her mother, Mrs. Charles Rice. Miss Kay Rust o£ Blackstone road visited friends at Unionlown Monday evening. Mrs. J. L. Howard has returned to her home in Witter avenue after a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cocklin, of Harrisburg for a week. v Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Miller, Jr., and daughter, Patricia, ol South Cottage avenue spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence McKitrick in Uniontown. Clarence and Samuel Marietta of Ligonier visited relatives here Sunday afternoon. Miss Al : oe Murphy of South Pittsburg street spent the week-end at Penn State College with friends. Mrs. Louis Genovese of Uniontown is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. DeMarco, of South Arch street. Miss Frances Karr of South Pitls- bun? street spent the week-end with her parents, who reside in Pittsburgh. Aunt Met" By ROBERT QUILLEN "1 was determined me and Pa never would quarrel about money, so 1 took charge o' the pocketbook light at the stait so there'd be no excuse for it." SCOTT'S SCRAP BOOK By R. J. SCOTT Caseys Play At Scotldale This Evening Basketball ians of the district are expected to f.ll the largo Scottdale State Armory hall tonight where the Casey and Oveiholt quintets clash in the third of a hve-gdme series. Despite the fact the Irish have the big edge in victories, they have won 1 the first two encounters, the icsults of the previous games have shown the distillers a foe worthy of respect. Wo MEM -'OF -fUE O FROK-flER ASSA' (JAPAN OMCE HAS A MAN-POWER CAR. UNE, 15 MILES 1.0N4 , . BE.1V/E.EN ODAY/AR.A AND -" "A-fAMl - -frtEP-E. WA^ Ho MO-flVE. POWE.P- 2 Au-foMOBtl-E. DRIVERS \9 o 2.1 KiLL. MORE PEOPLE ANY crfHER. PROM -THE -to -fMEIR. MOUW-fXlW HOMES BA.MBOO -fUBE.S Thomas Lowe Heads Indian Creek Valley Sportsmen's Local Thomas Lowe was, elected director o£ Indian Creek Valley Chapter, Fay' ette County Fish Game Protective Association, at a reorganization meeting Sunday afternoon at the office of Squire W. S. Christner at Davistown. IJoyd Echard was chosen secretary »nd James May treasurer. Sixteen new members were re- eeJved, making the enrollment 28. Squire Christner, -who addressed the chapter, urged increased interest among the boys who, he. said, would be the sportsmen of tomorrow. He talked on the receipt of fish from the Federal Government for distribution In the valley streams. The next meeting will be held Sunday afternoon, March 12, in the Indian Head Community Building. Normalvilfe Nan Accidentally Shot John Vinskey, 20, of Normajville, suffered a.surface-wound of the left knee when he was accidentally shot with a .23 calibre revolver Monday. He waa taken to Connellsville State Hospital where X-ray pictures were taken this afternoon to determine the full extent of the injury. Vinskey was reportedly cleaning the revolver when it exploded. ,7. Clyde Morris Dies. FAIRMONT, W. Va., Feb. 28.~ J. Clyde Morris, 55, city water director, died Friday of cardiac asthma. DISTURBED AT NIGHT? l a n t *Qch aa Dr. Pierce'i A-naric i often indicated and osoaU? h r$ sufficient to relieve minor I Vidney irrectUaritjca. Mre, I E, J. Ed-wards, 1731 Von Starch Avc.. Scrauton. Pa,, jays: "I cot relief from the fir*t bottle of Pr, Pi«rc«*a A-nune Tab- after I Kacl n*cd lea* than three 1 ftit JflO% better." Bur Dr. I*t«rce** A-mirie Tablets at yonr drujr store today. Price, o5 cent* in I ?;.j5, Directs Conclave Seek Pardon For Mother So She May Care for Son, III UNIONTOWN, Feb. 28.--Because her son is seriously ill and constantly asks for his mother, a petition is being prepared lor presentation to the State Board of Pardons seeking release o£ Mrs. Sarah E. Smith, Connellsvilie, from further incaiccr- ation at the Muncy State' Industrial Home where she was sentenced after conviction on an abortion charge. Mrs. Sm:th was taken .into custody by State police for having performed an aboi-tion April 23, 1938, which resulted in the death o£ Mabel K. Miller, Connellsville, in the hospital at that place. Before she died, the victim signed a declaration in which she accused Mrs. Smith"ot Having performed the illegal operation. Found guilty at June criminal sessions, Mrs. Smith was sentenced by Judge H. S. Dumbauld to serve fiom two to four years at the industriEil home at Muncy. Attorney Wade K. Newell has been asked by relatives and friends to prepare the petition for pre.-,cntutioii before the State Board of Pardons, seeking to have the woman iclcascd from custody to be near her son. The boy, only 11 years of age, is in serious condition from sugar diabetesi and had been a patient in Connellsville State Hospital. The mother has not been informed of the precarious illness of her -son nor of the necessity lor hospilallzation. The boy, unable to understand his mother's continued absence, is persistent in his calJs for her and has repeatedly asked to be "taken to her, Attorney Newell said. ': It is because of this 'complication and inability to fully explain the mother's absence to the lad that hope is held out a petition to the pardon board may result in arrangements whereby Mrs. Smith can return to take care of her son in his illness'. Hood Tesjimonial Dinner on March 28 Msjrr. Saitn "Eli*" Msfrr. Saitn "Ella" occupies the role of chairman of the Sacred Collejre of Cardinals which meets in conclave to voto for a new Pope to succeed Pius XL Many Sinus Cases Systemic In Nature Diabetes, Kidney Trouble and High Blood Pressure May Be Involved in infection By LOGAN CLENDENING, M. D. THE SINUSES of the nose arc very intricate antechambers which drain into the nose itself. BCWK lined with mucous membrane, they very easily become infected. This infection may be acute, in which case it is simply like a common cold, or it may become chronic. I get a good many lotters asking: about imua dfSeaae, about its cause and whether or not it can be cured. The answer to the latter question depends on what kind of sinus trouble is present and what sinus is involved. Nobody can answer the question dogmatically because it requires an examination by an experienced nose ar.d throat man to de- Blackwell Dies In Electric Chair By United Press. BELLEFONTE, Kr'j 28.--William McKmley Blackwell, 46-yeai-old Whitaker Negro, walked calmly to his death in the electric chair at Rockview Penitentiary Monday for the murder of his common-law wife and the man he accused of "fooling around" with her. The husky Negro slayer started the "last mile" from his cell to the white- v.-alle'd execution chamber at 12:30 A. M. Two guaids walked at his side, but the condemned man's step never faltered. He was strapped in tiie chair at 12:31 A. M., and four minutes later was pronounced dead by Dr. W. J. Schwartz, prison physician. Blackwell was executed for the I fatal shooting of Eleanor Edwards i and Richard Parker during an argu- I ment over payment for a second- UNIONTOWN, Feb. 28.--A testi- j hand icebox which Blackwell had monial dinner honoring William C. Purchased from Parker's stepdaugh- Hood, recently elevated to the gen- j te ". on July 9, 1037. eral superintendency of the H. C. Frlck Colte Company, will be served at 6:30 o'clock Tuesday evening, March 28. Dr. Clendening will answer questions of penerol interest only, and then only through his column. The date was definitely determined upon at a meeting ot the general committee, the original date having been advanced so that high officials ol the United States Corporation, o£ which the Frick concern is an affiliate, may attend. Undergoes Operation. Mary Elizabeth Christ, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Ghrisl of Morton .avenue, underwent an emergency appendicitis operation Sunday niglil at Connellsville State Hospital, - M a i y Elizabeth, a junior at the High School, was tiiken suddenly ill Sunday. She is getting along as well as can be expected. 1'OK FEA'L'UIfK TOti; CALL 509 TYRONE POWER HENRY FONDA JESSE JAMES" in TVJSDJfESDAY and THURSDAY DOUBLE FEATURE RAINER GDDDARD Dramatic School *A|MI MARSHAL in ALSO ON SA3CJE! PBOGKA3I JOE E. BROWN F L I R T I N G WITH FATE" F / tcrmme the type and location of the infection. Not only the nose itself should be examined by a pood light and by the X-ray, but the entire body should be cone over because many cases of sinus disease arc systemic in nature. Diabetes, high blood pressure and kidney trouble rnny predispose to sinus infections and keep them going once they »rc start cd. Sinuses Inrolved The sinuses which may be involved are the maxillary sinuses, just underneath the cheek bones; the frontal minuses, above the eyes; the aphenoidal and ethmoidal sinuses, which are the spongy ramifications in the back of the nose. The symptoms are discharge either of watery or a purulent secretion, the discharge of scabs, pain or headache (this occurs if there is an accumulation of pus in the sinus), ver tigo sleeplessness, coujrh and fa- tlgrue. The eyes may ha affected either by pressure pain or gradual partial blindness due to compression of the optic nerve. Disturbances in smell are frequent. In treatment, general measures to increase the immunity of the body, such as the uae of vitamins A, B and D, exercises/propcr clothing, avoidance of chill, are all valuable. Local applications of cphedrine or colloidal silver, or of electrical treatment by diathermy, will often give complete relief. The important thing is to keep the sinuses drained. "Good ventilation and free, uninterrupted continuous drainage" was the motto of treatment advocated by Dr. Herbert Tilly, of London. Home Treatment A great deal of the local treatment can be carried out by tho patient himself at home. By this is meant nasal douching. When conservative measures have failed, surgery must bo considered. Deviations of the septum of the nose should be straightened so as to promote drainage; small growths such as polyps should be removed, and other methods of promoting drainag-e are indicated. The most radical surgery aims to eliminate the mucous membrane of the sinus entirely. This, however, is an operation of last resort and should be used only after all other methods have failed. On the whole, it may be said that the treatment of sinus disease in proper hands is quite hopeful, and there is little reason for many cases dragging on indefinitely in a state of chronic invalidism. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS S. S.: "What about arthritic tuberculosis?" Answer: Tuberculosis attacks the joints second in frequency to the lungs. The joints most often affected are those of the spine and of the knee, but any joint can be affected. It most frequently occurs in childhood. The child with a tuberculosis of the spine will usually complain of pain, will walk in a peculiar stiff-backed manner, and will also assume special postures designed to relieve pressure on the affected vertebras. It is often insidious and may be overlooked for some time. Treatment for all forms of tuberculosis arthritis is satisfactory. EDITOR'S NOT3: Swrcn pamphlets by Dr. Clendeninc c«n now be obtained by nenainir 10 cents in coin, for each, and . BcIE-addrcascd envelope stumped with * tlirer-cent B Lamp, to Dr. Losan Clenden- inc. in care of this p*pex. The pamphlet* arc: "Three Weeks' Reducing Diet", "In- ditrcation and Constipation", "Reducine and Gaining", "Infant Feedinz". "In- Btnjctfoni for the Treatment of Diabetes". "Feminine Hyfinene" and "The Care of th« Hair and Skin." Has "Fair" Night · Hospital Patients. Nick Covlese, 11, son of Mr. a n d ) William Matthews o! Lemont, R, D, Mrs. Salvadore Cortesc of Dunbar, I Dale Sleasman of Indian Head, Mrs who was run over by a loaded truck. I Dclva Wedl of Lemont and at Dunbar Monday morning, was re- i Helen Newcomer of Connellsvilie ported to have spent a 'ifnir" night i R. D , have been admitted to Con at the Hospital. He was still in a ; nellsville State Hospital for treat serious condition today, however. i ment. TODAY and TOMORROW THRILLING U N D E R S E A CAROLE LOMBARD --in-' "FOOLS FOR SCANDAL" With ' Fernond Gravet COJttlXG THURSDAY NAVY SECRETS S T A R B I N G .: FAY WRAl C K A N T ^IMEItf CftAIG REYWdfD^ headlines.. exclusive side story"o. THE GRIM REAPER CHARLES A. KANKIN UNIONTOWiJ, Feb. 28.--Charles 1. Rank-in, 75, father of John W. Nankin/ chairman o£ the board o£ ayette county commissioners, died t 2:35 o'clock Monday afternoon at he Rankin homestead near McCleLl- ndtown alter a protracted illness. He had been devoted to the coal mlng business and farming in the ounty. He spent the' major part oC is life in South Union township and then located on the Hankin estate war McClellandtown. Surviving is the widow, Mrs. Vicoria Siiirer Rankin, and the follow- ng children: John W. Rankin, Mrs. jillian Jeffries, Robert B. Hankin md William L. Rankin, all of South Union township, and two sisters, firs. Margaret Stockdale, South Un- ontown, and Mrs. Kathryn Mooie, of Japle street, Uniontown. Mr. Rank:n, a son of Robert and Rachael Wilson Rankin, of Dunbar ownship, was born January 3, 1864. lis parents were among the'earliest ettlers in Fayette county. Mr. Rank- n was a lifelong and staunch Democrat. JOHN CLARK John Clark, 57 years old, a widely -vnown resident of Star Junction, died Monday at the home of a sister, flrs. James Lowther, at Star June- ion, where he had been living for a lumber ol years. A heart attack was blamed. ' Mr. Ciark, who was burn in Sterl- ngshire, Scotland, :n 1882, came to his country with his parents when wo years of age. He spent his early 'ears in the vicinity of West Newton, moving to Star Junction in 1923. lie is survived by three sisteis, Jrs. Minnie Bottineil and Mrs. Lowther of Star Junction and Mrs. ohn Patrick of Greensburg, and one :orther, James Clark, of Pittsburgh. The funeral service ·will be held al 2 o'clock "Wednesday afternoon at he home in charge of Rev. V. A. Chilcote, pastor ot the Star Junction Methodist Episcopal Church. Interment will be in West Newton Ceme- ery in charge of the undertaking firm of Ira Blair Sons of Perryopolis. EDMUND EAMAGE Edmund Ramage, 53, a native of Dunbar township, died Sunday morn- ng at his home at 1520 Sheridan ave- lue, Brownsville, after an illness of .1 days of acute indigestion. A native ot Wheeler, born January 18, 1886, he was an employe of the Monongahela Railroad for 21 years, serving as a brakeman and conductor. He leaves his wife, Beatrice Turner Ramage; these children, Avthur of Grindstone, Mrs. Adeline Wyno, Henry and Mrs. Margaret Wilson, all of Brownsville, and Anna Mae, Volma and Raymond at home; four grandchildren, and one brother, Robert C. Ramage of Uniontown, and .wo sisters, Mrs. Harry Jacobs of Tairchance and-Mrs. J. W. Emerson o£ Detroit, Mich. The funeral service will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at .he home in charge of Rev. Raymond Walls. Interment will be in Redstone Cemetery. , MRS. JESSE R. CABLE SCOTTDALE, Feb. 28--Mrs, Mabel Hunter Cable, 47 years old, wife of Jesse R. Cable died at 8:40 o'clock this morning at her home in Old Meadow after a brief illness. Besides her husband, she is survived by five children: Glenn, Betty, Jesse R., Jr., James and George, all at home; three sisters, Mrs. J. Albert Stcele of Greensburg, Mrs. Margarel Seanor of New Alexandria, Mrs James P. Hurst of Belmont and six brothers, John of Westmoreland Homestead, Harry, Frank and v Albert Hunter o£ Detroit, Mich., George of Ridgefleld Park, N. J., and James of Vander grift. WALTON SERVICE MOUNT PLEASANT, Feb. 28 The funeral service for J. Herbert Walton, 67, who died Sunday night will be held at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at his home in Mount Pleasant township near Kecksburg with Rev. Dr. Lawrence E. Bair officiating. Interment will be made in Union Cemetery. 1|RS. WILLIAM RENSTROM ;. Christina Renstrom, 75 yearj old, 'wife of William H. Renstrom, died at 10:30 o'clock Monday morning at her home at Fayette City after a lingering illness. She is survived by her husband, one daughter, Mrs. Ethel Smedberg of Jamestown, N. Y.; three sons, Henry, J. Hilmer and Fred, all of layette City; four grandchildren and one brother in Sweden. The funeral service will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the home. Interment will be in Mount Auburn Cemetery at Fayette City in charge of the undertaking firm of Ira Blair 'Sons of Perryopolis. GEORGE A. SHELTON George A. Shelton, 61, lifelong resident of Brownsville, died suddenly Monday at his home. He was a veteran employe of the Greensboro 3as Company, having served as supervising engineer for the last' 26 years. He leaves his wife, one son, a sister, a brother and a (jrandson. The funeral service will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the home. Burial will follow in Bridgeport Cemetery. MRS. CATHERINE CUNNINGHAM Mrs. Catherine Cunningham, 86 years old, widow of Joseph H. Cunningham, died Monday at the family home in the old Pittsburgh road, North Union township, after a six years' illness of complications. She was a daughter o f - t h e late David and Isabella Deyarmon. N. EWING DENNY N. Ewing Denny, 78 years " old, resident of Menallen township, and a member of Fort Necessity Chapter of the I. O. O. F. for 50 years, died Monday evening after a three weeks' illness. MRS. SARAH E. BOGER Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Boger, 54 years old, wife of Walter Boger, died. Monday at her home on the McClellandtown road. She was a sister o£ Fuller Jeffries of Connellsville. - Meyersdale MEYERSDALE, Feb. 28.--Lester O. Monkamyer of Keystone street was Injured Saturday while working at the tipple at Men-ills mine in Garrett. He was struck on the head by the pulley when it broke, knocking him to the ground and rendering him unconscious for some time. He was admitted to Hazel McGilvery Hospital where he is being treated. Personals. Dr. and Mrs. J. W. "Wenzel, and son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Carleton Wenzel, who spent four weeks touring Florida, returned home Saturday. Misses Caroline and Minnie Dia left last Friday for Cincinnati, Ohio, the former to do millinery buying, while the latter will visit relatives. Mrs. Ruth Sperry, son Bernard and Mrs. Vincent Beaver visited friends in Frostburg Saturday. Mrs. Margaret Grabenstein, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Sochte and Misses Annie and Ella Fealy of Cumberland were Saturday visitors at the home of the former's mother, 'Mrs. Mary Stacer. Mrs. John Gress has returned from a few days' visit with relatives in Versailles. Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Cramer, John Sherman and Clyde Ickes have gone to Overton, Tex., where they will visit Donald Cramer and John Sherman, Jr., employed there. Misses Mary and Catherine Cook o£ Huntingdon visited their mother, Mrs. Daltoh Cook, over the week-end. Miss Mary Forquer, a teacher in the local school, spent the week-end with relatives in Ursina. Miss Margaret Hartle, R. N., of Uniontown was a week-end visitor with relatives. Carl Bittner, employed in Cumberland, spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Bittner. Jeannette Woman Dead. Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Byers, 85, widow of William J. Byers of Lincoln Heights, Westmoreland county, died Monday afternoon after a stroke. SOISSON THEATRE · LAST TIMES TODAY · Feature No. 1 Meh wot !.liip l-er . . woriten envy he i And y e t . Za./a's j y s who * much too much ' Ciautlette Colbert Herbert ..Marshall Feature No. 2 WILLIAM BOYD · STARTS TOMORROW · "THE ROAD TO RENO" ark or Grass "\Y5doivs and iletio llomeos. RAXDOM'H SCOTT · HOPE HAJIVTOJf HKLEX «ROI)13JUCK · ALAS MARSHALL "A Mpvie Quiz Contest Picture PLUS A SECONH FULL IE3«TH FEATCJRE " E X P O S E D " GLENPA FARRELL · OTTO KRUGER

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