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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Wednesday, February 16, 1938
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1935. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNEJ_L,SVlbL,lS, PA. THKJiii. Church Must Be In Debt Before It Gets Bequests Special to The Courier UNIONTOWN, Fob 16--An un- usu il bequest, rev calcd in thp Orphans Court here provides that the Asbury Methodist Episcopal Church will get the money thus bequeathed only in the event that the church is in debt. I *V The will is that of the late Miss Jane E Wood who died on January 31, 1035. Charlc"! W. Rush, administrator of the estate, has, presented his account to the Orphans Court and it was opened for audit preliminary to the courts order direct- Ing the distribution of the estate, virtually all of which is left to the church and to other chanties Miss Wood, one of the most loved ·women of the city and for many years active in the work of the Asbury Church resided at 96 West Fayctte street at the time of her death Miss Wood at the tiir- of her death owned a half mtcicst m the property at 67 West Main street, a three-quarter interest in propeity on South street and n half interest in the property at 90 West Fayette street Her will provides that the income from these properties shall revert to h6r nephew, Ross W. Brown, for life and at his death shall revert to the Asbury Methodist Episcopal Church From the cash in her estate she directs that a trust fund of $5,000 be set up the income of which is to be received by Mr Brown for life At his death she wills that $4 300 shall go to the Asbury Chunh, $200 to the Foreign Missionary Society and $500 to the Home Missionary Society of the church , Other direct bequests out of the approximately $7,000 remaining after the $5,000 trust fund Is set up from the cash estate, nre $1,000 to the Asbury Church, $200 to the Uniontown Relief Association $200 to the Sal, vation Army, $200 to the Fayette - County Tuberculosis Hospital, $200 to the Y M C A and $300 to the Methodist Episcopal Hospital and Home for the Aged at Mount Lebanon, Pa, and the residue to the Asbury Church The bequests to the Asbury Church provide that the money "is to be applied on any debt which may exist against the church at the time that any money is available under the ,-- clause of the will" Motor Club Names Dunn as President For Twelfth Year UNIONTOWN Feb 16--Uniontown Motor Club, at its annual dinner meeting Monday night, elected James H. Dunn to his 12th consecutive year as president -while speakers paid tribute to the untiring effort, ability and energy he has expended to make the local organization one of the finest units of the Pennsylvania Motor Federation. " Vice-presidents named to continue during the ensuing 3 car are W. F. Craft ol Uniontown, O S Vance of Smithfield, C. A Rittenhousc of Smock, R. L. Groff of Berlin and John Sherrard of Connellsville. Directors reeleeled are DirrcU W. Smiley of Uniontown, R M Kcency of Republic, Allen Taylor of Brownsville, James Richard of Friends, Somerset county. Walter L Risbeck of Star Junction and Harold Dunn of Somerset. Mrs. Lcnore D Colley was again jnosen treasurer. H H. Hess, W. L Byers, Thomas A. Waggoner, C. N. Richey and J H. Scott comprised the nominating committee TWO SONS GET 30 DAYS TO LEAVE FATHER'S HOME UNIONTOWN, Feb. 16--Thirty days to get out of their father's home and find lodgings elsewhere for themselves vvas the sentence imposed by Judge H S Dumbauld on John and Steve Hanecak, Brownsville, arraigned on charges preferred by the parent, Sam Hanecak The mother of the defendants is dead. The father remarried but the youths refused to recognize the stepmother's rights as successor to their mother in the home they claimed to have helped secure by paying over a goodly portion of their wages. Three times, it was claimed, they literally ran the stepmother from the home "You have 30 days to get out of the house or we'll put you under bond What do you say?" Judge Dumbauld asked "Well try to find a place to go," said one, and the other replied. "I si/ the same ' ' They can't take the law into their own hands like they have done," the court continued "What .ibout the furniture that belongs to them'"' interjected Defense Counsel H Vance Cotlom "They are permitted to take whatever furniture belongs to them," the court stipulated. "But, we don't want ary warfare to break out over the furniture angle now " "Mr. Cottom and I can go down the day they move and see there is no trouble," suggested Special Prosecutor Alex Z Goldstein "Oh, no," shot back the defense lawyer. "Mr. Cottom will be no- whercs about at that time He'll be i down town looking up the hill " "Wellf they have 30 days to get out and ' ke with them the furniture that belongs to them--that they paid lor," the court said "Ver Feminine' Hats Next SEATTLE, Wash , Feb. 16 --Women's spring hats will be "very feminine" instead of the current crop that looks JjKc--well, you name it--in opinion of Lilly Dachc, famed dc- asncr. Held As Firebug 'Pictured in New York pohco hend- quarters is John Wade, 20, who ac cording to authorities IB one of the most unusual arsonists in tho city's history. Police say ho has confessed to getting moro than fifty fires Hi is charged with starting one blaze which took the lives of thrco personi in Brooklyn (Central Prr»l Dunbar Troop Active During Boy Scout Week DUNBAR, Feb IS--The local troop of Boy Scouts enjoyed a number of interesting activities in connection with National Boy Scout Week which closed Sunday evening The week opcni.d with services in the Methodist Episcopal Church on Sunday, February 6 when the church pastor, Rev O G Cook, dehv ered an appiopnatc sermon Monday evening the regular met ting in Scout hall was held The most outstanding feature of the week was the annual father and son banquet in the dlmngroom of the Presbyterian Church Thursday evening Scout mothers prepared and served the baked ham dinner There were 76 members and guests present A color motif of red, white and blue was carried out in the decoiative scheme, and favors were tiny logs wiih hatchets buried in them Harry Ainsley, Scout committc"- man, acted as toastmaster All members of the Ministerial Associi- tion attended. The following program was carried out Blessing, "Rev John Lyons of £ Aloysms Church, group singing, "America ' under the direction of Rev. Floyd Reed of the First Baptist Church, renewal of Scout oath, "Welcome to Fathers," Dominic Pan- cella, junior assistant tcoutmastcr, response, Lincoln Rugg, "History of Scouting in America," J. D. Baker, .pep songs by all; "History of Local Troop," Gerald Rossi, junior assistant scoutmaster, "You Can Tell a Dad From Dunbar," by all, "Go Ak Your Ma" 'Earl Hardy, "Dad," Junior Hall, introduction of Burdette Sumey, scoutmaster of Troop 1 of Uniontown; "Here's to Mr. Sumcy, 1 fay Scouts, talk on b*adges by Mr. Surncy. Presentation of badges included Eagle Scout badge, Robert Miller, Life Scout badge, J. D Baker, second class badges to Robert Hard}, Earl Hardy and Robert Hardy, tenderfoot badges to William Hard}, George Meseo, Albert Moore and Jacob Moyer. The remainder of the program included Song by the assembly; introduction of Rev. Carl Chapman of th2 Lemington Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church of Pittsburgh, the first scoutmaster of the present troop, "Howdy Do," by the group; address, Rev. Chapman, presentation of troop officers--Scoutmaster Raymond Provance, Assistant Scoutmaster Robert Miller, Junior Assistants Dominic Pancella and Gerald Rossi, Senior Patrol Leaders Frank Moore and J D. Baker, "The End of a Perfect Day," group, Scout benediction, dismissal, Rev. O, G Cook Friday evening the boys gave a demonstration of their work in the Methodist Episcopal Church. Mem bers ot the Girl Scouts attended the meeting vn a body. Saturday the Scouts enjoyed hike to Laurel Furnaci The activities of the week came to a conclusion Sunday evening when the troop attended revival services at the Methodist'Protcstant Church. N. Y. A Center Notes Beginning Friday evening, February 18, the N. Y A. Center will be open to all school children under 12 years of age Friday evening will be known as "Kiddles' Night" snd the hours will be from 6 to 3 30 o clock. All children arc cordially invited to come and enjoy themselves Baptist Class Meets. The Willing Workers Class of the Baptist Church met recently at the home of Miss Beatrice Baker of Pcchin with 13 members present An interesting program in keeping with Lincoln's birthday wns presented It was decided to hold a covered- dish dinner for members of the class and members of the cast which recently presented the play, "Ar- Old Fashioned Mother Lunch was served with the group seated about a prettily decorated table. The centerpiece was a log cabin Patriotic emblems were carried out m the decorative scheme, and tiny hatchets were given as favors, The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs William Manges of Pechin Tri-HI-Y News The first open meeting of the Tn- lIi-Y Club of the high school will be Many Interested In Scout Safety Demonstrations Safety demorstrations conducted by Boy Scout Troops Nos 1 and 8 S iturd.iy evening in the windows of the E B Zimmorm m Compiny and the Tiouumn Company nttricted largo crowds and the public WTS given a lesson m the viluc of pi noticing safety at all times Troop No 1, in charge of Scoutmaster H C Witt showed how to properly use knives, axes and fiic- arms The Scouts then demonstrated what to do in case of electrocution Troop No 8 directed by Scoutm.ister J M South-nd, gave an excellent dcmonstiation in the administering of first aid, then an interesting exhibition of signaling--using both the Morse and semaphore codes--and also the correct tying and use of rope knots Three Meyersdale Persons Pass Away MEYERSDALE, Feb 16--Three prominent residents of thii community passed away Joseph L Trcsslcr, 61-jcar-old undertaker of this city, died early Monday following an illness of ten days He was a member of the Zion EvangcliCdl Lutheran Church ami w is serving the office of elder at he time of his death Survivors include his widow, Mrs Jennie (Snvder) Trcssler, of near Rockwood, a sister of Congressman J. Buell Snydcr, of the local district, a son, Josef Trcsslcr, a daughter, Miss Dorcas Trcsslcr, a brother, Grant Tressler of Meyeisdale, and three sisters, Mrs Da\id Lewis of Wilmording, and Mrs Myrtle Eerie .md Miss Lutic Trcssler, both of Mcycrsd/alc. Mrs K-Uhrvn Saylor, 71, a native of Summit township, and for many years a resident of Meycrsdalc, died Sunday night at nor home in Canton, Ohio She suffered a fractured hip the day before Christmas and never recovered She was the widow of John B Saylor, lor years a well-known 'ocal blacksmith Surviving arc these children Mrs Ljdia Sipe of Latrobe, and Mrs Kathrjn Motter and Samuel Saylor, of Canton The following brothers and sisters also su: vive Nelson Brant, of Canton, Ohio, Mrs James Daughcrty, of Pittsburgh and Mrs Annie Mcchan and Mrs Peter Wcimcr, both of Mcyersdale The funeral was held at the Saylor home In Canton this afternoon, with inte-inent in that city. Milton Saylor, 69, collapsed Mon- dav night on Dale street while walking to his home in Trans-Mcyers- dalc and died before a physician could be summoned Dr F. E Soss, of Bosv.cH, Somerset county coroner, said that death was due to R heart attack He was born m Summit township, near Mcycrsdalc, and was a son of William and Catheune (Phillippi) Sajlor. Surviving are these brothers and sisters: Olive Saylor, o£ Coldm, Neb: William and Homer Saylor, of San Francisco, Calif; Simon Saylor, of Waterloo, Iowa, Edward Saylor, of Meyersdale; Newton. Saylor, of Summit township, and Mrs, J. R Ebaugh, of Trans-Mej crsdale, with whom he resided. The luneral scrvict will be held Thursday, at 2 P. M , at the Ebaugh home, with the Hev. DcWitt L Miller, pastor ot the Meyersdale Church of th« Brethren, of which Mr Saylor had been a member from boyhood, in charge. Interment will be in the Union Cemetery. Walter Purdy, colored, died at his home near Bakersvillc Tuesday. Tile funeral will be held Friday afternoon Rev. M. Tabb of Cumberland, officiating Mr. Purdy a former well-known -resident of Meyersdale, was 76 years old He is survived by one brother, William of Somerset and one sister, Mrs. Mary E Woods of Pittsburgh. WIDOW, 68, WEDS FARM WORKER, 26 BLOOMF1ELD, Ind, Feb 16 -Indiana's recent wave of child marriages went into revere here when Elzora Roberts, 68-year-old widow, was married to her farm hand, Lewis Flynn, 26 The silver-haired bride was married twice before and both husbands arc dead. It was Flynn s flrst matri monial venture. They will live on her farm near here held in the school February 23 at 3 15 o'clock and all mothers and friends of the girls arc invited to attend A special program is being arranged for the occasion. The girls ire planning a food sale, the pro- ccdes of which will be used to send representatives to the summer training c mp at Laurclville Other Items of Interest Raymond McKnight of Hopwood was a Sund.iy guest at the home ot Riymond Provance Mr. md Mrs Paul Millei were Sunday visitors at the home of relatives at Brownsville Mrs Alvm Savage and small daughter have returned from Elkms, W. V i , where they visited Mrs Savage's mother, who has been confined n a hospital with illness Mrs Maxwell Lincoln, who recently underwent a major operation at Connellsville State Hospital, is convalescing nicely at her home here Miss Inez Provance is spending the week at the home of her brother- in-law and sister, Mr and Mrs Samuel Harper of Smock M'AUJIb'J i'l iir, rcliruitrj 10, 193$ too p sr to 10 on r, M. i r v A S HOUST: Ul South Water htrcct Tea Towels Furnish a "Dutch Treat" Household Arl» by Alice Brooks PATTERN 6050 Stiaight from Tulip-lind come happy Hulda and lundsomc Hans to help you with your chores' Embroider their colorful figures in easy 8-to- thc-tnch cross-ititch, with single, running and outline stitch on a cheery set of tea towels--one for every day of the week' Pattern 6050 contains a transfer pittcrn of seven motifs ivcraging G'/sx8 inches, materials needed, illustrations of stitches color suggestions To obtain this pattern send 10 cents m stamps or coin (com preferred) to The Coiinei Household Arts Dept, 259 W 14th Street, New York, N Y Be sure to write plainly youi NAME, ADDRESS and PATTERN NUMBER Union town Mayor Orders Parking Laws Enforced UNIONTOWN, Fob 16 M.ryor William J Crow ordered rigid enforcement of the new one-way parking order in North Gillatin and Beeson avenues and Morgantown and Union streets New tnfllc signs have been instilled and traffle police ire assigned to begin w h i t the major says will be a "rigid enforcement" "Motorists found guilty of violating the traffic order on those streets will be fined $2 ind there will be no excuse accepted" the m-ivor informed Chief of Police David F. McDonald He -iddcd that there is a State law prohibiting parking of motor vehicles against traffic Tom MK on Bus Tour SWEET WATER, Te\ , Feb 16 -Tom Mix. is touring the mtion in a $50 000 bus Mix appeared here m the 16,000-pound machine. More "Canned Heal" Drinkers Taken From Fayette County Home UNIONTOWN, Feb 16 -- Purge" of undesirables nt the Fayette County Home continued over the week-end when three more alleged canned heat' drinkers were taken from the almshouse and lodged in the city jail Steward Alex J Mead said the three would be given a hearing on charges of vagrancy and disorderly condjct They were listed as John Martin, 56, Frank Brown, 65, and Pat Flynn, 65 Has 11 Grandparents. CANBY. Minn, Feb 18--S.x grandfathers and five grandmothers give year-old Vcrnon Hanson a new record number of living relatives He has n great-great-grandmother, two great-grandmothers and two grandmothers, four great-grandfathers and two grandfathers News of Tri-Town Community DAWSON, Feb Ib--Miss Man aret Herbert Mrs Walter ' Moluic and daughter, Mrs_C.-K. Shallcnbe and Mrs George Shallenberger were Connellsville callers Filday. I The Standard Bearers of Philip G Coc'irjn Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church met. at the home of Miss Small Husband Friday evening There were 15 members and two guests, M'^ Helen Mernt of Vanderbilt and Miss Naomi Blair. After the business session, a contest was conducted by Mrs W H Moore Dainty refieshments were served by the hostess, assisted by her mother, Mrs D P Husband and Miss Blair The Endeavoi Class of "the Vanderbilt Methodibt Episcopal Church met at the home of the teacher, Miss Bess DunHp, of Liberty, Saturday afkrnoon The mcetms opened with a Scripture reading by Marjorie Shillenbcrger and a hymn by the class Minutes were read by Jane Ann Herbert After the business session, garner were played A dainty lunch wns served by the hostess, assisted by Mrs Edward Dunlap Mrs W U Keller is recovering fiom a fall down the -teps of the Philip G Cochran Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church The accident occuircd Sunday, February 6 Mrs. Keller suffered a sprained ankle Miss Gertrude Cottom, Mrs Anne Brown, Mr ind Mrs S J I Morn- ingstnr were Uniontown callers Saturday , Miss Vera Mac Sherbondy of Smithton spent the week-end at the home of Miss Sara Belle Livingston of North Dawson Mr and Mrs R O Whipkoy of Eist Dawson visited with their diughter Miss Miry Belle, a student of California State Teachers College, Sunday Mr. and Mrs Earl Porter, of Uniontown were Sundny guests of Albert Van Hoin Miss Anm Belle Bailej, a registered nurse at Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsbuigh, spent Sunday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs E S Bailey of North Dawson Saturday _Night At 7-Is Dangerous Hour~~"for "Drivers WASHINGTON, Feb. 16 --Jf you re in automobile drivci, use a little extra c.mtion S.ituidiy evenings between 7 and 8 o'clock It is the autoist's "most dinger- oui.' hour, the Bureau of Public Roids said in i report of a highway traffic and accident survey. Kicked In Head by Horse Kicked in the head by a horse while working on his farm near Un- lontown late Sunday, Chirlcs Spaw, 3G was admitted to Uniontown Kos- pitil suffering from a possible frac- tuic of the skull and lacerations of the forehead Oldest Meyersdale School Being Razed Special to The Courier MEYERSDALE, Feb. 16--Razing of Mcyersdale s oldest school building has been started by WPA em- ployes The building- was erected in the early fifties and is of substantial brick construction. At various times since its abandonment for school purposes it has been used as the municipal building fire department headquarters, a meeting place for fraternal orders and a band studio It is located at the corner of Clay and Grant streets in the rear of the present high school and junior high school buildings It is announced that another structure, to be a unit of the present school building, will be erected. 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