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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Wednesday, February 16, 1938
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY lb, 1935 THE DAILY COURIER, CONNlSLLSVILLp, PA. PAGK SEVEN. Ful! Extent of Fund's ¥afiue Shown in Reports Continued from Page One each tt them boys and girls are bo- ing tnlncd for better citizenship and many feel that if the Community Fund had served no other purpose, the advatccmcnt of Boy Scout and Girl Seoul \\ork has justified the movement HOACVCI, the Uvo Scout organizations form only a small portion of comnumty agencies thnt ha\e bicad- ence* through assistance of the fund Thnugh the Red Cross and Salvation Army the dollars subscribed by the citizenry hive gone into hximaii- taran and charitable woik Detailed reports of the two organizations dis- ctaetj untold ^relief afforded the needy and distressed The Y 11 C A has been able to briaden its work among young people and Secretary Boss J Mcdcalf informed the directors that the rroney from the Community Fund vas used for supervision He gave tn cxtensi\c report and it was surprising to many to learn of the num- rous ways in which the ' Y" is fuidins the lives of many hundreds of youths The report for the Boy Scouts -UDS Eiven by W E Borland, vice-ch.ur- man of the Conncllsvllle District Council The Community Fund his made It possible for the Boy Scouts to prosper," he said "We ore well pleased with our contribution Mr. Boyland told of the growth of the movement, with one new troop olvcady formed and three more In prospect He laid a slijjntly larger appropriation \v ould likely be needed in, the nc\l Community Fund budget but believed that afterwards it could be pared down Mrs "W J Davidson reported lor the Girl Scout Council "Our local council deeply appr"ci- tho Community we could nev ci have undertaken tins -Aork Wo na\e a very active, capable and enthusiastic group of ·.'.omen on the counci I w h o thank you for youi cooperation in helping to establish the Girl Scout moyement in Connellsulle' A.iM. Hamcs ipoke for the Red C«ss, telling of tho great work done by its nurses and reminding his audience that considerably more is spmt in the Connollsvlllo region than Is ever contributed here "The Hed Cross is mightily pleased ·wth what it has received from the Onncllsville Community Fund," he dclared. The Girl Reserves of the High ales the help of Fund Without it Shool, represented by Miss Mary francos Bear, a faculty sponsor, re- mndcd the directors the movement S tied up with the Y. W. C. A , and issured them it would have "been mpossiblc to carry on. our program )t the past year if wo had not had the help ol the Community Fund" Comg into detail of the v.'olk of the cgamzation she emphasized the two Irgcst projects -- the baskets for Body at Thanksgiving and.' toys for hildrcn o£ the poor at Christmas It is inspiring to sec the zeal of the / .iris in doing something for unfor- ·jnato children," she asserted. Con- v 'nuing, Mis'! Baer said the policy ol He Girl Reserves in spending the joney is "one of economy." She cx- jnincd that for the first time it will b possible to send delegates to the smmcr conference on a basis of lent rather than on ability to pay 1 the past, she said, only those slrls olc to pay full expenses could take ic trip, even if others did merit it bcause the organization could not .sslst with finances D K Mcllvaino, chairman of the Jity Recreation Commission, told 01 .he work being done by his organlza- .lon A part of the $1,000 nl- lottcd to parks and camps by the Community Fund budge, ho said, was used to pay off debts accumulated in the construction of Camp Wildwood "After we get on our feet there ''Will be smoother sailing," he dc- j clarcd, and outlined some of the I fine things, his organization has planned By participating in the Com. munity Fund tho Recreation CITI- mission has been able to progress a 1 long way toward realization of sivng the oublu. T p-\rk and ji camp Mr Mclhainc said (that five city plivgrounds last summer recorded 50000 "kiddie" visitors The Enst Pirk piojcct will include an ice-skating rink for next winter, he announced ind added ' What we get from the Community Fund will (be appreciated" H Long, spenkmg for the South 2onncllsvillc Fire Department, declared The fire compnny appreciates the iclp it received from the Community Fund "If it w ere not for It we \\ould have been a little short on our Hallowe'en program As it y 13 1 think tho kiddies thought we had dug up a gold mine It also enables us to handle the Christmas trout just a little better than in previous vcnrs We still hive i bilnncc and every dollir of It will oe used on the pla ground alone' The American Legion, too is -rcat- ] appreciative of the assistance "iv en by the fund Ewmg Harmon, speaking tor that organization, said It added much to our celebration " He referred to the- annual Fourth of July program sponsored by the former service men He gave a history of that movement and said it was the Legion's plan to keep making it more attractive. Another organization that found the Community Fund aiding in solving its financial problem in connection with a community piogrnm was the Connellsville High School Alumni Asbociatoln Hugh Hnndtord, president, spoke for that body and expressed its appreciation "It would have been impossible for the alumni to have gone on with its annual Labor Day program and other ictivitlcs without it" he aald ' We feel thnt the Comirlunity Fund has done a fine piece of work in its first year. This year wo are planning a bigger celebration than ever and hope to stage in connection with it the biggest track_mcet over held In Fayetto county " ' Major A Vendevillc, v,ho only recently came here to tako charge of the Salvation'Army, gave n financial report of that organization He said h* had not yet been able to fully acquaint himself with tho sot-up but that it vsas already apparent the Community Fund "is making it possible for the Salvation Army to do the work it is doing " "An organization of this kind," continued the major, "is a most vion- derful thine, to create a spirit of cooperation " Rev L S Elllqtt, chaliman of the budget committee and who really is tho man responsible foi the birth of the Community Fund movement in Connellsvillc by advancing it in tho Connellsville Ministerial Association and interesting that group in launching the project, said "I've enjoyed working with every one of you I appreciate these reports" Ho added that he thought it might be well to change the personnel of the directorate somewhat, giving other capable men an opportunity to serve He also expressed considerable regret over the tranter of Samuel B DcMercll, sales manager of Capstan Glass Company, to Lancaster, Ohio * , "We had gicat plans for him in connection with the Community Fund this year," remarked Hev. Elliott Mi De Wei ell was campaign chairman last May. "I feel sure tho Community Func will be a grcitcr success in our next effort because, of tho experience wo hav e gained," he concluded The dinner was attended by 17 pj the 25 active directors Mr DcMerell is In Lancaster, Ohio, and E J Smutz, financial secretary, died recently Prior to opening the meeting there was a silent moment out o: respect for his memory, There was also a silent moment prior to tho Hed Cross report when Mr Hamcs remarked' "We have lost our cha-rmaiv-Cary Grayson' The national Red Cross chairman died early yesterday. Dr W H. Hetnck pa itor of Trinity Lutheran Church, l"d in group singing and Rev Kcrl H J Schoen- bom acted as pianist Paramount Theatre Today and Tomorrow Only -TWO BIG FEATURES--2 Plus This BIG MUSICAL " H I G H H A T " --Starring-Franklin rnngborn Dorothy Dnro Lona Andre Frank Luther Esther Muir liomiiiilio! Colorful! Corned}! ALSO SELECTED SKORTS SPECIAL NOTICE! DDK 3 ! FOKGET that the Paramount Is awarding n BIG Bloyclo FREE every Meek to some lucky boy or Klrl! SAVE all the ticket stabs jou can for the BIG this SATURDAY. Yon cnn win! Vest Pocket Trailer Weighs Only 50 Pounds W. U Waiiams, 18, of JcftorsonTfflc, Ind., h shown »t Sarasota, Put, with his 50-Prand homo-mnde trailer, attending tho annual convention of tho Tin Can Tourists of the World Williams, traveling ·lone, headed for California. Uo said hn $25 outfit in M good M any factory-made job, and has oil tlie comforts of home. Tho trailer ia 7 foci lone, ^' inches wide and 30 inclico nigh. WPA Officials Will Discuss Resumption Of Women Projects UNIONTOWN, Fcb 16--WPA officials from the Harnsburg office arc expected to confer with district work-relief heads within the next several days in reference to opening WPA housekeeping aide projects The officials will meet with Ljcll L Btit- termore, branch ofllce manager of the WPA for Fayctte, Washington and Greene counties, and Miss M. Elaise Yorke, supeivwor of women's and professional projects, for the same territory Purpose of the projects, according to WPA officials, is to render housekeeping assistance to those needy families or individuals distressed b illness, blindness, or through some Other handicap through no f-iult of their own Various, public agencins likely will sponsor the new projects Housekeeping aide projec's provide employment of needy persons through furnishing free homo assistance In housework and c iro of children in households of the needy, ·where the housewife is tcmporinVj Incapacitated because of 111 health or confinement The WPA ·women workers will also assist needy fimihes in problems of sanitation, menu preparation, child care, health and house clcinmg Aides arc expected to perform any household task which will promote normal standards o£ hcilth, cleanliness and home conditions The workers, howcx er, will not be assigned to homes where any member is suffering from a communicable disease or where the situation which makes assistances necessary is chronic, rather than temponry, in nature Sponsorship of these projects is usually supplied by public welfare and public health agencies However, county commissioners, county courts, hospitals, boards of education or any public agency legilly authorized to perform such Moik mav assume the sponsoring activity Non-profit private organizations and agencies such as medical associations, visiting nurses' associations and infint welfare units may act as cooperating sponsors and share In the development of project activities Wherever the projects have been operated, WPA officials declared, the health factor of needy families *ns shown a decidedly optomiatic upward trend Women workers, Qualified from relief rolls, me assigned to the units through facilities of the Pennsylvania Employment Service Since the inception of the WPA program, this type of work has grown steadily In importance Un\ts are in operation in nearly every state in the, Union More than 2,000,000 visits have been made to homes and more than 300,000 families have been assisted. Everson EVERSON. July 16--Paul Connors of Harnsburg spent the weekend with his parents,, Mr and Mrs Michael Connors of South Evcrson Mr and Mis Harry Parfltt of Mount Pleasant spent Sunday at the homo of Mrs Parfitt's parents, Mr and Mrs Froman Whaloy Miss Catherine Kameneski of Detroit, Mich, is spending some time among relatives here William Dannccker, Jr, a student at St Vincent's Seminary at Latrobc, spent Sunday with his parents, Mr and Mrs William Dannccker Mr. and Mrs Harry Van Atta and children of Swissvale visited over the week-end with Mrs, Van Atti's parents, Mr and Mrs Bert Murray o£ South Evcrson Mr and Mrs Charles Romaley were recent visitors among friends at Mount Pleasant W. G Sheinck spent Friday morning in Connellsville on business Suei lor Waecs. GREENSBURC, Feb. 10--Russell Shumar of Mount Pleasant is plaintiff in a suit against Clarence Fcagley of the s-ime place befo Judge J Hilary Kcenan The plaintiff alleges he constructed a fish pond and did a lot of gardening for the defendant at CO cents an hour in June, 1B32, and thnt he v.ns never paid for all the work 'Tall Wajrcinr Doe" Act. PHILADELPHIA, Feb IB-John L Lewis termed efforts of the American Federation of Labor to oust CIO unions from the State Federation "just another case of the tail wagging the dog" Lewis said he was unconcerned over Ilic attempted ouktcr Hears Self Doomed Mr*. Catherine Wolf Donahue ... rodlnm poisoning dooms her Hcring herself doomod to dcth in nine month/I bocauae of radium poisoning, Mrs. Catherine Wolf Donahue, former employe of a radium dial company, collapacd In court at Ottawa, TU. Mrs. Donahue Is ono of ncvcral persons seeking compensation for incapacities they attribute to their work. Mrs Donahue'* husband, Thomas Donahue, is seen trying to asnlat her Mrs. Donahue, emaciated, now weighs 71 pounds --Central Pros* Snyder Broaches Super Highways To Employ Idle WASHINGTON, Feb 16--Representative J. Buell Snyder, Democrat, of Pcrryopolis, Pa, has asked the House of Representatives to support his proposal for a system of transcontinental super highways In a speech from the lloor Monday, Representative Snyder said such a project would employe 1,600,000 men a ear and would help reduce the country's unemployment. Representative Snyder said that by expending $8 000 000,000 in the next 25 years the Nation could build be- j twccn 16,000 and 17,000 miles of I multi-lane roads 100 feet wide that i would be as durable as tho Applan t Way built in the Roman er . Says No Lips Created Abie to Pay Tribute to · War With 1 Bourgeois Countries Cannot Be Avoided, Says Stalin By United Press MOSCOW, Fcb 16--War with 'Bourgeois" countncb ib inevitable, Josef Stalin, Rubsian dictator, declared today, Teaffrmlng at the same time the doctilne of world icvolutlon ·md calling foi the cooperation of the working classi s of .ill nations "We must keep all the .people in a state of mobihration in icadlncss for an attack so that no 'accident' and no Licks fiom external enemies can catch us unawares, Stalin said in a letter to the Communist organ, Pravda Hi called for poueiJul Increase in the stiength of "our red army, the i ed fleet that the and aviation" and utgcd working classes of the bourgeois countries be "organized" to help tho woiklng classes of Russia in the event of i-onflict Heavy "Haul" at Allison. UNION TOWN, Feb. 16--Theft of cigarots, tobacco and cigars valued at $400 was discovered when tho store at Allison was opened Saturday Loot had been carried away In a trunk or automobile, police believe Queen Mario Near Death. BUCHAREST, Feb 18--It was reported without confirmation today that Dowager Queen Mario, mother of King Carol, was in most critical condition She Ins been ill for many months. Ohiopyle OHIOPYLE, Fcb 16--Mrs Sylvia Heltcrbran spent the week-snd visiting her aunt, Mrs Alice Orndorft at Connellsville Miss Gold ic Wilkinson of ConncHs- villc, after n short visit with Mrs Edith Joseph here has gone to Hng- crstovvn, M d , to visit with her sister, Mrs Bess Harris Rev F S Wortman closed the revival services at Whig Corner Church Sundny evening and will start a scries of revivals at the Mill Run Baptist Church Mondiy evening Beware Coughs from common colds That Hang On No matter how many medicines you have tried for your cough, chest cold, or bronchial Irritation, you con get relief now with Creomulslon. Serious trouble may be brewing and you cannot afford to toko a chanca with any remedy less potent than Crcomulalon, which goes right to tho scat of tho trouble and aids nature to soothe and heal the icflamed mucous membranes and to loosen and expel tho germ-laden phlegm. Even It other remedies have foiled, don t be discouraged, try Creomulslon Your druggist is authorized to refund your money If you arc not thoroughly satisfied with tho benefits obtained from thoveryflrstbottle Crcomulslonis one word--nottwo,anditbasnohyphcn In it. Ask for It plainly, sec that the name on tho bottle Is Creomulslon, and you'll got the genuine product and the relief you wont. (Adv.) In his sermon to the Congregation B'nni Israel last Friday evening, Habbi Irving M Wuldcn used as his topic, ' Lincoln, the Religious " Speaking of the many cndcaimg terms applied to the groat emancipa- toi. Rabbi Walden said in part ' Lips have not been created that c~ i pay to Abraham Lincoln the perfect tribute He has risen above all human praise He sits enshrined beyond the power of man to add td h dignity or to dc ract from his creatness " Going briefly into tho martyred President's early life, h. told of the occasion when Lincoln, then but 19 years old, chanced to ice a sale of colored people on an auction block while employed on a Mississippi liver boat and turning to a companion said ' If evei I get a chance to hit slavery, by God "I'll hit it hard" 'Some think that because Lincoln did not belong to any church, he was not religious," said Rabbi Wald- cn, who vigorously denied this and to prove his point used Abraham Lincoln's own words when he said "Whenever a church will write over its doors, "Thou sl\alt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart and soul and mind and might and Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself; and impose no other qualification for membership, that church will I join " Discussing the subject of religion further, Rabbi Walden said that to Lincoln, "religion had more to do with character than with belief, with deed than the creed, with righteousness than wilh confessions of faith " "Lincoln was a patriot," declared Rabbi Walden "He loved his country but country to him did not mean just the woods and hills He believed in the government and his !ovc of country was a devotion to the ideals for which the country stands such as Ideals of liberrv, equal justice, rights of men and free education " Closing his address Rabbi Walden declared "In ages not for remote, the grateful children of men will know him as Lincoln, tho religious " Mussolini's Son to Wed Daughter of Engineer By United Press ROME, Fcb 16--Bruno Mussolini, 'on of the Italian premier, is engaged to marry Gma Ruberti, 19-year-old daughter of a civil engineer, it was announced here We have a complete line-all grades-all weaves-all patterns-tKat we're closing out at rock-bottom, bargain prices. And these rugs are "bargain rugs" only in price. They are made of pure, long-fibered virgin wool . . . They're rugs that have a luxurious, soft feel underfoot. Rugs that look bright as new for years-bccause they're made with fade-resisting dyes. SEE THESE VALUES Chenille $15.75 Axm ins tars $33.50 Thrift Art Rug . ,, $23.95 Wiltons $42.50 (0x12 Size) FELT BASE FLOOR COVERING sq. yd. All new merchandise floral patterns Inlaid Linoleum, sq. yd. Tile or Oval Braid Scatter Rugs $159 21x42 size Ideal for bedroom, kitchen or bath. Will lay flat. Remnants of Linoleum Tile or floral patterns. Bring measurements. jour Rubber Door Mat $1.00 18\27 size E\tra heavy rubber pad. A\min.stor or Ychot Carpet $1.95 27-Inch w i d t h T h r e e beautiful patterns P!ush Sctrffer Rugs $1.59 27x54 plush platted ruga In beautiful color combinations

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