The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on March 2, 1939 · Page 5
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 5

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Thursday, March 2, 1939
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THURSDAY, STARCH 2, 1933. I'HUJ UA1L,Y O U U K l K l t , CUNNiiL.L.SVlijL,!!;, Fn.. PAGE FIVE. P. T. A. PLANS OPEN HOUSE, MT, PLEASANT C. H. S. NEWS OF THE DAY First of Three Meetings Scheduled for Tuesday Evening. OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST Flyinsr Contest Saturday. At 10 o'clock Saturday morning jnembeis of the Woodcarving Club will hold its flying contest at the home of the sponsor, P-iul A Kcight- ley on Limestone Hill. The date was fixed during the club period Wodnoi- rtay. Final arrangements were completed and John McRobbie showed his airplane model. conducted the election. Parts o£ the automobile engine were discussed throughout the period and a mounted model-T engine \vith the cychnder head removed htj that the operation of tne pistons and valvos could be seen proved veiy jntcjcslmg. United Aircraft to Expand. CHICAGO, Mar. 2.--United Air- ci.ifl Co.poration is planning to rearrange its manufacUumg facilities so as to provide increased .space necessary for immediate expansion of pio~ dticlion in the engine and piopeller divisions. Retired Conductor Dies. PITTSBURGH, Mar. 2.--James P. Embree, conductor of tiie Pittsburgh' ; Lake Eric Railroad vvho retired in 1920, died Sunday ,ma will be buried Tnuisday at his home at 1018 Faust stieet, Shcradcn. Interment w,ll be made in Chai Uers Cemetery. Tener Passes Crisis. NEW YORK, Mar. 2.--John Kinley. Tener, 76, foimer president of the National Baseball League and one time Governor of I Pennsylvania, vas Will Play All-Star Game. Minor league participation in baseball's centennial at Coopeistown, N. Y., this summer will be featured by an all-stir"gaine, Judge W. G. Biamham, president of the National reported to have passed the crisis ol Biamham, president of the National his illness whicn had been com- I Association of Professional Basebal) plicated by heavy'cold ar,d grip. | Leagues, announced Special to The Courier MOUNT PLEASANT, Mar. 2 --The first of three open house meetings planned by the Parent-Teacher As- ·.ocialion is scheduled foi Tuesday evening at the Ramay High School The program is to be similar to that s£ the patrons' night held at the high school last fall, featured by a class- 'oom session followed with a general :onference of parents and teachers. No plans can be definitely made for any observance in the Third Ward school as there are 74 students of the school out with mumps. Every effort ;s being made by teachers in this Duilding to curb the epidemic, children aie carefully examined and sent lome. The cooperation of the parents is asked to help gain some headway. An open house meeting will be neld some time in March at the junior nigh school. A previous open house ·n the schools brought out more than 300 visitors. The two grade schools will have the meetings in the afternoon, and in ·addition to any other program, will show the work of students, having vhis posted in the rooms and about :he halls. It is hoped by this kind of meeting to promote f urther cooperation and a more helpful spirit between the parent, teacher and student. All parents are urged to make plans to attend and take part in the program, , In Frick Hospital. Raymond Stout o£ Smithfield street, who has been ill, has been admitted to Frick Memorial Hospital for treatment. Phcasnts Liberated. Game Warden Matthews brought 18 ringneck pheasants here "Wednesday. They were distributed by S. F. Shefsick, president, and Ralph Hostettler, secretary, o£ the Mount Pleasant Sportsmen's Association. The birds were liberated in Mount Pleasant township, within a radius of five miles of the borough. A consignment was also taken to Donegal and liberated near that place. Olympic Champion Speaks. Betty Robinson, twice an Olympic champion and one oi the outstanding personages in the world of sports, spoke before the Ramsay High School assembly Wednesday morning. She was acclaimed one of the most popular speakers ever before the students. Betty told of her rise to fame in the sports world, and how she was spotted by the coach as she was running for a tram in Hat vey, III,, where she attended school, developing in later years. She was the baby of the American team at the Olympic meet in Amsterdam, and won in the 100-meter dash. After an airplane crash in 1932, she tiained and came back to be the key member of the relay team that claimed its laurels, in Berlin in 1936. Fine Talk in Gcoerapliy. The advanced geography classes gave splendid floor talks Wednesday in Mrs. Doiothy E. Griffin's classes. They were: Doris Dawson, "Wake Islands and the Philippines"; Harry Smitn, "Life Near the Mackenzie River": Anthony Kostilnick, "Virgin Islands and Alaska"; Steve Soika, "Outline o£ Alaskan Industries"; Helen Herbert and Betty Keefer, "Reindeer Industry of Alaska"; Hany Romesburg, "Hawaii"; and Lester Johnston, "Guam." The talks were voluntary on the part of the students for which they will receive extra credit. Studies in Cookinp. Bread is being made by High School students in Miss Alice Mui- phy's cooking classes. Seventh grade is completing a unit of breakfasts and ready to stnit on luncheons which is being studied by the- eighth grade classes. Talks in Football Club. Interesting talks were g.ven in Football Club by Pete Ellenberger on "Art Donovan"; John Barbor on "Fencing and Wrestling at Pcnn State'; Jim Tianta on "Glenn Cunningham"; and Bob Beard on "Tony Galento." Arthur H. Ruff is sponsor. Homcmaking: Club Active. Miss Alice Muiphy's Ilomemdking Club is busy "with odds and ends. At club Wednesday .some girls em- broidcied or. a dmmgloom set, others painted jars which will be vases in which to plant sweet potato vines and the play was rehearsed. The club will hold a bake sale at Fox' Store. Eailll Is Studied. Miss Madelyn Sonafelt's geography classes are studying the earth aS a planet. Assembly Program. A varied assembly program was piesented today by Miss Anastascia Vona's homeroom as follows: Lambeth Walk, J.ick Dahl, Bob Galley, James Fox, William Finn, Vivian Leonhardt. T h e r e s a Guldenshuh, Betty Wilson and Joan Glass; vocal solo, "My Reverie," Elsie Atkins; song and dance, Mary Conti; double tap dance, William Finn and Betty Wilson; saxophone s o l o , "The Duchess," Betty Mitchell, and vocal solo, "Umbrella Man," Betty Wilson. Norma Klpern and Betty Wilson were pianists. Forest Fire Movie. John F Lewis' Nature Club heard a fine talk pertaining to Forest Fires which was illustrated with 400 feet of film. The film was entitled, "Forest Fires and Game." Know Your City Streets? · Seniois in Homeroom 41-A held a program pe: tajmrg to streets. Helen Armen had - charge and had done quite a little research work in connection with historical characters for whom many stieets weie named. Miss Loretta Galiardi is sponsor. Mr. Spotovich Speaker. The Senior Dramatic Club, sponsored by Miss Doiothy Mathias, had as guest speaker Wednesday Edward S. Spotovich, who told of a visit h« made to Hollywood. Mr. Spotovich described the various studios and a few highlights on the .scenes he saw "shot." Bill Would Cancel interest on Taxes Arranging for Marionettes. Paul G. Swallop, script writer of the senior class, has written a play, "Cinderella" or "Tool Toot a Note on the Shoe Horn," to be presented by the Marionette Club. Paul wrote the play entitled, "Our Happy Home," or "Who Said So," which was presented by the Screwball Club. To date the cast hasn't been selected. Arthur Boyland is sponsor. Discuss 1939-40 Coker. The Coker Club in charge of Harold N. Diem discussed the staff for the 1939-40 Coker. Mr. Diem explained the system to be used for the various staff positions and a general discussion followed. Applications are to be filed by the students for the positions they care to fill and must have references. The s,taf£_ will be comprised of an editor-in-chief, senior; associate editor, junior; news editor and 15 to 20 reporters; feature editor, reporters; sports editor, four reporters; proof readers, lour and typists, four. three or JUNIOR HIGH NEWS Helen Bobbins is president of Miss Oglevee's club, Mary Jo Coughenour vice-president and Theona Jean Wagner, secretary'. - A program pertaining to different countries marked the Junior Girl Reserves meeting after which games were played. Dawson Girl Wins Popularity Conies) At Teachers College Miss Mary Belle Whipkey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray O. Whipkey of Dawson, and Miss Mary Cartwright of McKeesport were selected as the most popular all-around students at California State Teachers College. By virtue of this honor, the two, chosen out of a student enrollment of 800, will be given a four-day trip to New York City. The selection is an annual event with the most popular pupils winning a free excursion. Miss Whipkey is president of the girls' doimitory at California. H. Schoolman in Florida. Donald Conn, ptmcipal o£ Brownsville Junior High School who has been ill for more than a month, has gone to Miami, Fla, to con- valesence. HARRISBURG, Mar. 2.--Bills introduced in ihe General Assembly included measures to: Halt interest on taxes for ;935, 1936 and 1937 by payment of taxes of an installment plan. Exempt fiom taxation alterations and improvements to buildings for a period not to exceed five years. Permit counties to use their share Fishing- Talks. Charles D. Sisley, sponsor of the Fish and Game Club, talked on fishing during the club period Wednesday The House That Jack Built? The freshmen cooking classes are finishing a diminutive house and furnishing it. A girl's bedroom is being completed first with due eon- DON'I SLEEP 1VHES GAS PRESSES HEART If you can't cat or sleep because gas bloata you up try Adlcrikj. One dose usually relieves stomach gas pressing on heart. Adlerlkn cleans out BOTH upper and Jower bowels. Union Drug Company, Burns Drug Company.--Advertisement. of liquid fuel tax receipts for pay- sideration for the type of person who ! lives in the room and color scheme. ment of bonded highways. indebtedness for Miss Alice Murphy is instructor. Masonfown Council Removes Secretary Special to The Courier LTNJONTOWN, Mdi. 2.--Masontown Borough Secretary jnd Collector W. W. Walters has been lemoved from office by council after members -l.arged irregularities in his accounts. An audit by a bonding company was ordered. Frank Connell, Jr., a printer, was given the post. John Work President, John "Work was elected president of the Automobile Club. Other officers are Carl Anstme, vice-president; Winnie Moon, secretary and Earl Bingler, tieasurer The committee in charge o£ the nominations was , Charles Bc.itly, Warren Beatty and j Elmer Bieakiron. The committee also I BIRDS EYE fB OSTED ^^B~ FO O DS U K I ) HviU'H Special, Ib. 19c You'll like this ocean perch. It has a distinctive flavor all its D\vn. A real value Regula 1 Iv 23c. S l V R A W l l B H H I K S Special, Box 23c Full ripened berries; box equals full quart whole berries. Regular 27c box. Corn On the Cob. 2 cars 16c Chopped Stc.ik. _· Ib. ISe Squash, 16 «7. bov lUe Asparagus Cuts. 13 07.. box 23c 1 LB. RED PERCH FILLETS 1 BOX LIMA BFAXS 1 BOX STKA \VUEI! Ull.S 67c ("«.·.!·. SCHNEIDER'S MKT. 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