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February 17, 1938

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 2

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PAGE TVS'O. THE DAIL.Y COURIER, CONNBL.t,SVrL,L.B. PA THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 103S. By LYNNB B. KINCELL Philip Freeman Chapter I D . A. R., Forms Plans for Washington's Birthday Luncheon BARCLAY ON BRIDGE WRITTEN FOB CENTRAL PEESS By S h o p a r d Barclay The Authority on Aathorltles- At its monthly meeting Wedncsdaj i OintlfT PaitV GlVGH jlternoon. Philip Freemtm Chapter, I ^"""^ l a i t y vjivon Daughters ol the American Revolu- 117 IV /I \V/ T T ,,..· .ion, planned foi a Washingtons TO! MrS. W . L.. JL6W1S, 4ead-of Eastern Star Birthday luncheon to be given Tuesday afternoon, February 22, at 1 o'clock at the D A. R. rooms, jCar-, icgie Free Library. W. L Lewis, a rrfcmbcr of the High School faculty, will be the speaker and members may bring guests. The meeting was held at the chapter's room and Mrs. B. J. Hooper, regent, was in charge of the business session at which it was announced that the joung woman chosen from Pennsylvania for the annual pilgrimage to the D. A. K Continental Congress, Washington. D. C , isTVIiss Marlon Soverns o£ MUTHnlown A historical committee was named to consider placing a historical marker at Indian Spring, near Tcnnsvillc, on" the Mount Pleasant road. Mrs. Robert S Cooper was in charge of the program and read on instructive and well prepared paper on "Mainland," the 1 seventh state to ratify the Constitution on April 28, 1788 Miss Helen Woodhall and Mrs. Harry Gorley of the Andrew Lynn Chapter of Uniontown were guests Miss. Woodhall, who is secretary of Faycttc Branch of the Western Historical Society, gave a most interesting talk on the work of that society. Reservations for the luncheon must be made by noon Monday with Mrs. T. G. McLcllan, telephone 82-M. The next meeting .will be held Wednesday afternoon, March 17 The. subject will be "New Hampshire," the ninth state to ratify the Constitution. ; Delightful Banquet Is Held by Sewing Circle The Old Homestead on the Pennsville road was the scene Wednesday evening of a delightful social event, the occasion being the annual banquet of the'Pnscilla Sewing Circle. Place 1 ! for twenty-seven members and guests were laid at the beautifully appointed table. Decorations were in keeping with Valentine Day, rcc and white carnations, red hearts and redi tapers in silver holders being effectively used. There was g"-oup singing, led by Jesse Barnes. Roy B. Otto was at the piano. Mrs Complimenting their worthy ma- ron, Mrs W. L. Lewis, officers of he Conncllsville Chapter of the Orler of the Eastern Star gave a ch.ck- n dinner of twenty-two covers Tues- lay night at Crawford Tea Room. Appointments were symbolic of Valentine Day and were lovely in every detail. The table was centered with snapdragons, roses, tulips and acacia, md graced at cither end with slender red tapers in green crystal holders. Tavors were paper hats and baskets filled with candy bearing valentine messages. Afer the repast games in charge of Mrs Roy B. Otto and Miss Marian ·"enstcrmacher. \vcre enjoyed. Prizes iverc uon by Mrs Clara Jordan, Mrs A W. Young, Mrs W. W. Cunningham, MU,s Lois Benford and Mrs C. E Reynolds. The party was in charge of Mrs J. A Lerew and Mrs. Prince M Stone. Guests also included the jun- or past matron, Mri A. W. Young and the trustees, Mrs. Iia D. Youn- tin, Mrs S T. Benford and Mrs. W. W. Cumngham. NOT ALWA5TS AN ASSET | WHAT IS ordinarily an asset can sometimes bo a liability. In bridge this is particularly true of the chance to lead. It la of value became most of the time the opportunity to choose the suit enables you to play your own side's game Instead of the opponents'. But sometime* having the lead It a liability because it necessitates (pitching into the other fellow's tenace or choosing the equally bad I alternative of giving bun a ruff and (discard. V A K 9 7 S - * K J 8 4 3 · K 9 4 3 2 * J 10_- 4 1 0 7 2 V 1 0 8 6 4 - Q 8 S 5 + 9 83 one table, the spado flnosse was now tried. The K won and the spade J was returned to S^uth'a A The spade 5 was ruffed, the heart 9 cashed and the diamond A, but a diamond was lost in the end, setting the contract one trick At table 2, at Ijho eighth trick, the diamond A wah cashed and the 10 led, which Wctt won with tho He was obliged to return a spade, 10 that South mado his contract. At table 3, when South cashed his diamond A and then led the diamond 10, West decided to take the chance that his partner held the Q. He therefore ducked. East won and returned a spado and, as the finesse had to be taken. South was net one trick. · · · Tomorrow's Problem 4 8 6 4 V 7 B « Q 10 5 2 * K Q 7 3 (Dealer: South. North-South vulnerable) Three different - result* were acWfived at three" different tables ' in a duplicate on this deal, all playing for a 6-Hearts contract Up to the seventh trick they all played exactly alike but from then on'varied greatly. The club J was the opening lead, won with the A. The hearts Q, 3 and A wtr« led, f ol- lowedby the clubs K, Qand7. At Monessen Bank Cashier Plans Latest Defense! Magic Council Will Attend Booster Club Meeting at Moyer Olilopyle, Odd Fellows Friday. Ohiopyle* lodge of Odd Fellows will meet Friday night to celebrate the!] izati junding of the order and oigan- of the local unit". * A K 10 2 V A J 6 4 ·» A. K 8 7 3 + None (Dealer: South. Neither side vulnerable.) How would you play to make 6-T)iamonds on this deal after the lead of tho heart K? By United Press PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 17--John S Duvall, foimer caihier of the Monessen Citizens National Bank, began preparations for his defense today after being gi anted a new trial by tho Federal Circuit Court of Appeals on charges he misapplied more Magic Council, Junior Oracr, United i American Mechanics, will attend in i body a meeting of the Southwest Booster Club to be held Friday night, Tebruary 18, at Moyer with Murphy Council .is host. The councij will hold a short business session and all mcmbets of the Soostcr Club's attendance banner, icld for the post year by the Mer- Bingo was played after the banquet, prizes going to the following High, Miss Elinor Phuntek and W H L"onhardt, booby, Mrs. Mallnda Sparks and Roy B. Otto; spccia bingo, a cake, Mis W. H Phuntek, who uill bake a cake for the next meeting. At the business session officers for the coming year were rcclcctcd as follows- President, Mrs W. H. Leonhardt; vice-president, Mrs. Harvey L. Silcox; secretary. Mrs. William P. Phuntek; treasurer, Mrs. Effle Kooser. Out-of-town guests of the club were Miss Marian Fieldson of Dick- crson Run^ Mrs. Olive-Elkms of Uniontown, Robert Henley of Charlc- roi and Joseph Francis of Pcrry- o polls. The March meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Jesse Barnes at Perryopolis. V. P. EVER CHEERFUL CLASS ENJOYS VALENTINE PARTY The Ever Cheerful Class of the First United Presbyterian Church was entertained at a Valentine party Monday evening at the home of Misses Eleanor and Dorothy "Shaw, 216 East Francis avenue. Tho meeting was opened by the president, Miss Margaret Semple, and tho'de- votionals were led by Miss EveTyiv Gilpin. Business of the class -"was then discussed,~aftcr which a-social period was enjoyed. Bingo" was the diversion of the evening and at a late hour a dainty lunch was served by thc_hostesses, assisted by Miss Evelyn Gilpin, Miss Betty Adams and Miss Ruth O'Hara. Favors were in keeping; .with -Valentine Day. Etmrtccn members" were present. rThe next meeting will ~ be held Tuctday, March 15, at the church dlningroom. It willTjc in the form of a chilli supper. OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL r GIVES SUCCESSFUL PLAY "Our Lady'ofMount Canncl'gave a! large and enjoyable card party Tuesday night at St. Rita's Hall. One hundred-eighty guests were present. Prizes were won by the following: Bridge--high, Mrs. Murphy; second, Mrs,. Ranker; third, Mrs. John Isola; five hundred--Helen Homick; Mrs. Philip Galiardi, Mrs Matuschak, Mary Cirlllo, Janet Sipe and Carmel Bernardo; bingo--Virginia Trusso, Mary Hull!, Mrs. L. Caretti, Mrs. A. Vince, Anthony Natalc, Eleanor Mon- Scll and Elizabeth Micklus; door- Mrs. J. Bartlcy., The sodality is planning another card jarty. GOODFELLOWSHIP CLASS MEETS AT FOSBRINK HOME The Goodfellowship Class of the First United Brethren Church held Its monthly meeting last Thursday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs Ray Fosbnnk on the Rockridge road. The business session was in charge of the vice-president, A K Kooser. Reports submitted showed the class to be progressing nicely. . At the close, of the business session the meeting was turned over to the hosts and hostesses, Mr. and Mrs Fosbnnk, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Leighliter and daughters, Grace and Frances, who arranged the following program: Vocal solos, "Mother's Song" and "There's a Gold Mine in the Sky," Mrs. C. A. Durbin; reading, "Our Church Sociable," Miss Thelma Mickey of Vandcrbilt; by request, vocal solo, "There's a Gold Mine in the Sky," repeated by Mrs. Durbin; \ocal solo, "The Hand That Was Wounded for Me," R Clark Witt; reading, "The Hueys," Miss Mickey. Mrs. Sara Listen was the accompanist for the entire program which was followed by a delicious lunch served by the hosts and hostesses. The class gave them a risini; vote to them. The next 'meeting will be held Tuesday evening, March 11, at the icmc of Mrs. A. K. Kooser on the Springfield pike. Jolly Gossipers Meet. The Jolly Gossipers met Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Beatrice Hosteller on McCoy road. Three new members were received. The;, are. Mrs Thelma Welling, Mis Dorothy Lowman and Mrs King. A dainty lunch was ser\ed. The next meeting will be held Wednesday, March 2, at the home of Mrs. Olive Hosteller m Peach street. With Mrs. Bertha Crousc. A meeting of the Altrunan Class of tho First Baptist Church will be held tonight-at the home of Mrs Bertha Grouse, South Conncllsville. Member arc to meet at 7 o'clock at the West Penn Terminal. KING'S DAUGHTERS MEET WITH MRS. E. R. KOOSEU The monthly meeting of the King s Daughters Circle of Trinity Lutheran Church was held Tuesday night at the home of Mrs. Ernest R. Kooser in Gallatin avenue. Twenty- one members and two guests', Mrs. Mrfton Roth of Gettysburg and Miss Jane Whitehcad of Philadelphia, were present. Mrs Charles C. Mitchell, president, presided. Poems -were read by Mrs. W. C. Michael. Mrs. C. Roy Hetzel, Mrs. Carl A. Morgan and Mr*. J B. Marietta, after which two readings were'given by .Mrs. R. M. .Lciberger_and:Mrs. JB. C. Burkhardt Lunclr war served by a committee composed of. Mrs." Michael, Mrs. J. H. Bittncr, ilrs.; Kooser and Mrs Mitchell. ~ rL_r Lieutenant Collins Guest at Meeting Of Patriarchs Auxiliary The regular meeting of the Ladles Auxiliary to the Patriarchs Militant, held Wednesday night at Odd Fellows Temple, was marked by the installation of officers m charge of Lieutenant Colonel Collins of Philadelphia, depaitmcnt inspector. Major L. K. Fisher of Conncllsville, and Mrs. Helms, department past president, of Greensburg They were assisted by Mrs. E.ima O'Ncil, department vice-president, of Donora. Officers Installed were: Past president, Mrs. Peter Lake, president, Mrs. D. T. Sanr.er; treasurer, Mrs. Efflc Graft; secretary, Mrs. Alice J. Osbomc, officer of the day, Mrs. Emma O'Ncll; officer of the guard, Mrs. Eva Patterson of Mount Pleasant; right aide to the president, Miss Fern Shcrrer; left aide, Mrs. Elizabeth Finch of Mount Pleasant; chaplain, Mrs Carrie Er- rctt, sentinel, Mrs Martha Straw n; color guard, Mrs. Charlotlcc Shaffer of Mount Pleasant; pianist, Mrs Inng of Grcensburg. The vice-president-elect, Mrs Mary Richey of Pennsvlllc, was unable to be present because of the critical illness of her husband, E K. Richey. Mrs. Eva Patterson was received ns a new member before th.5 installation. After the meeting and installation lunch was served. Lieutenant Collins extended the auxiliary an invitation to attend the pilgrimage to the tomb of the unknown wldier at Arlington Cemetery on June 12. Jyron Ater Quits Work at Newell'T Resignation of Byron F. (Bob) Ater, assistant secretary of the New- 11 Young Men's Christian Associa- ion, has been received by General Secretary Benjamin S. Davics Mr. Ater severed his connection vith the Newell "Y" to become gcn- :ral secretary of a Y. M. C. A. at Oakdalc, Tcnn., on the mam division if the Southern Railroad He went to Oakdale a week ago on invitation of the National "Y" taff to do some special work and vas so enthused by a proposition of- 'cred him that he decided to remain n Tennessee. He plans to return to N'cwell in mid-March to remove his 'amily Mr. Atcr, a native of Decatur, 111., began his Y. M. C. A. work there 12 years ago. He later located at Dlck- crson Run with the Pittsburgh Lake Eric Railroad Y. M. C. A. and iftcr a year's tenure went to Newell in September, 1928, when the new Y. M. C. A building was opened under the supervision of the late John W. Kempton. On February 1, 1933, Mr. Ater was mimed assistant secretary to Mr. Davics in charge of the Newell Y. M. , A. PAST-PRESIDENTS OF -. LEGION UNIT TO MEET The Past Presidents' Club of: the American Legion Auxiliary will meet Friday night at the home of Mrs. C. N McClure in Lincoln avenue. ~ _ - --_~. - LEE ETTA LODGE MEETING ATTRACTS LARGE CROWD Lee Etta Lodge No. 515, Ladles' Auxlliury to the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, met Wednesday evening at the B. O. Y. M. C A. Routine business was transacted! Quite an Interest Is being shown in the "capsule sisters" Mrs Edith Fisher, Mrs. Ethel Wills and Mrs Sophia Carlson uere reported to be slightly improved Mrs Carlson's home Is in Pittsburgh Mrs Gertrude Lowery, president, was wel pleased with the attendance, there being about one-third of the membership present. After the business meeting a hobo lunch was served. Valentine decorations were used. Bingo was played prizes being won by Mrs Edna Blasey, Mrs Gertrude Lowery anc Mrs. Bess Conner, Wllraa-Tramis Hoslcgs. " ~Miss~~Wllma~Travis^critcrtafned the" Sunshine Class of the First Methodist Episcopal Church Wednesday night at her home in South Con- nellsvillc. Games were played and enjoyed by all. Miss Travis was elected vice-president of the class The meeting: wab well attended and at the close "of the Tjuslness "lunch was served by Miss Travis and Miss Audrey Shlpp, co-hostess. With Betty Mahokcy. The Gleaners Class of the First United Presbyterian Church will meet Friday night at the home of Betty Mahokey, Highland avenue. The lime is 8 o'clock. Temperance Council to Meet. The Youth's Temperance Council will meet at 7:30 o'clock Friday evening at the home of Thomas Denccn, 502 East Murphy avenue. MRS. MARY SHKDLOCK IS HOSTESS AT BIRTHDAY FETF A delightful birthday parly w n Riven Tuesday evening by Mrs Marj Shcdlock at her home here in liono of the birthday nnnivcrsary ol he husband Tho evening was enjoy ably spent at games and dancing Prizes were won as follows High Joan Shafsky; low, Helen Knstobek draw, Stella Knstobek Later in th evening a dainty lunch was scrvc by Mrs Shedlock, assisted by Gertie Shafsky. Mr. Shcdlock was the re ceipient of many beautiful and use ful gifts Keystone Club Card Party. The Keystone Club held its week ly parly Wednesday in Odd Fellow Temple. Five hundred and binge were played Winners of pnzc were: Five hundred, high, II. R Ridcnour; second, W. E DeBoll third, Mrs. A Shallenberger Bingo high, Mrs Harry Morgan; seconc Mrs L. M. Jones; third, O. Thomas Door, Miss Grace Kcslar. Specia bingo, Mrs. Violet Orbm and Mrs A. Shallenberger. Lunch wns servcc than $72,000 of the bank's funds for stock market speculation Dm all \vas convicted of misappH- ^ction of fundi and 1 sentenced to three ye-irs in prison by Judge Frederic P. ScTioonmnkcr of the Federal District Court of Pittiburgh on June 13, 1035. He was convicted on 12 counts. At his trial, Duv.il! admitted he Uiocl the bank's credit to buy stocks, but contended the bank lost no money in the transactions and that lie had committed no crime because he pjid for the stock before it left the bank. Judge Schoonmaker ruled, however, that the fact he had used the bank's money was a crime in itself and refused to allow Duvall to put his testimony before a jury The appellate court disagreed with Judge Schoonmaker and ruled that the district court should have allowed Duvall to put in hii defense to the charge 1 ! The high tribunal bald that if it were true that Duvall had piid for the *;tock before it left the bank's control, the Government had failed to piovc "criminal intent The decision granting Duvall a new trial was written by Judge J. Warden Davis and concurred in by Judges Joseph Bufflngton and J. Whitaker Thompson. Will Meet at Da-uson. The irinay Isight Q Club of Liberty will meet Friday night at the hoTic of Miss Clara Stouilcr of Daw- ion. uttslown lodge. Pjthians Meet Tonight. Fayette Lodge of the Knighta of Pythias will meet tonight at 7-30 o'clock in Odd Fellows Temple. ELKS BINGO TONIGHT Door Prize: 75 PIECE GROCERY ASSORTMENT \madcunl iw alwwA / "IT TAKES FINE TEA TO MAKE FINE TEA'j Continue East End Revival. Rev. W. J Ritchey, pastor, will preach on "How Bad Is Sin?" at the evangelistic service tonight at the Cast End United Brethren Church. There will be special music by the choir. The meeting will begin at 7.30 o'clock. Laurel Hill Y. T. C. The Laurel Hill Youth's Temperance Council will meet Friday ntgnt at 8 o'clock at the home of Miss Mary, Albert and Harold Leighty near Trotter. The topic for discussion Is "Narcolics." EVER FAITIfFUL CLASS TO MEET FRIDAY NIGHT The E\cr Faithful Class of Ihe S o u t h Conncllsville Evangelical Church uill meet Friday night at the home of Miss Pearl King with Miss King and Miss Katherinc Shultz co- hostesses. Miss Mary Hnrr will have charge of the entertainment for the evening Plans will be completed for a Washington tea party and n good attendance of members is desired. Will Meet Frida. The Christian Culture Class of the First United Presbyterian Church will meet Friday night at 8 o'clock at the home of Mrs. John Lowery in Eist Washington avenue Liberty Woniin Hoitesj,. The Non Nom Club of Vandcrbilt will meet Fridiy night at the home of Mrs. Frank Black of Liberty. 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