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PAGE TEN. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNEL,L,SV1L,L,JB, FA. THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 1939. Courier Classi/ied Advertisements For Quick Results 1 and 2 Times: Per line, 9o cash; lOc charge. 1ASSIFIED AD RATES- Ads to Be Run 3 Times: ^ Per line, 7c cash; Sc charge. ^ Special Yearly Rates Upon Request Ads to be Run 6 Times or More: Per line, 60 cash; 7o charge. These Rates Are Based On Consecutive Insertions. There are five "(5) average words to each line. 'Cards of Thanks," 50c Flat Rate. Phone 12 or 1 3 for an Ad-Taker Speda/--Your Ad Inserted U 7" Times for the Price of Six!--Special No Ad. Is Taken for Less Than a Basis of Three (3) Lines! Announcement's Card of Thanks HUNTER--We, the family or the late Mrs. Cedonia A. Taylor Hunter, wish to sincerely thank all iriends and neighbors for their kindness and assistance during the recent illness nnd death ot our daughter and sibter. Especially do v,-e thank trie ministers, those who sent flowers and those who donated cars. Mr. and Mrs. Garfield Taylor and larmly. KUTCH--We take this means of thanking our many Iriends and neighbors for the kindness and sympathy extended us during oar recent sad bereavcmem. the death of our brother, Michael Kutch. Especially do we -wish to tharrtc those \vho sent flow ers, those who so kindly furnished cars and all who assisted us in any way. The brothers. Personals 7 MEN OLD AT 401 -- Get pep. New Oitrcx Tonic Tablets contain raw oyster invigorators and other stimulants. One dose starts new pep. Value ?3 00. Special price 89c. Call, write Union Drug Co. Automotive Automobiles for Salo 11 SEE THIS S P E C I A L FOR TODAY! 1937 CHEVROLET DELUXE COUPE-- WITH BEAUTIFUL G H E E N DUCO FINISH. VERY GOOD TIRES ONE OWNER CAR WITH ONLY 14.000 MILES, EQUIPPED WITH RADIO AMD HEATER GDAKAMTET.D IN WRITING. DOWN PAYMNT $150. BALANCE IN 15 MONTHLY PAYI MSNTS OF S'M SO FIRE TltEFT AND COLLISION INSURANCE INCLUDED IN THE ABOVE PAYMENTS! G. M. A C The Easiest Terms Available. MASON MOTOR COMPANY. CHEVROLET SALES SERVICE 127 W. APPLE STREET. PHONE 105 EXPERT TRUSS FITTING---Elastic Hosiery and other surgical appliances A. A. Clarke. PH- G. DruMlst. 323 North PHtsburg Street. Phono 194. Automotive Automobiles tor Sale 11 BARGAINS!:! YOUH PICK OT: SIX (6) 1934 FORD V-8 DELUXE 4-DOOR 5EDANS, EVERYONE IN THE VERY BEST OF CONDITION. ALL HAVE BEEN THOROUGHLY INSPECTED AND HAVE THE NEW INSPECTION TAGS ON THEM. HUBBY . . . COME IN TODAY AND TAKE YOUK CHOICE. PRICE, EACH S135 The Best Of Terms. Arranged To Please You! WEST SIDE MOTOR COMPANY. YOUR FORD DEALER. IV. CHAWFOHD Sc 2nd ST. PHONE 401. Open Evenings! Open Sundays! SEE THEM TODAY 1 O.-K. USED CARS INSIDE OUR GARAGE AT 121 WEST APPLE STREET MASON MOTOR COMPANY 127 WEST APPLE STREET PHONE 105. Open Evenings 'till 3 o'clock. Open Sundays 'till 6 o'clock. USED CABS I SEE OUR SELECTION! E. E. VAN SCOY. INC.. 159 E. CRAWFORD AVE. PHONE 243. LAHGE SELECTION USED CARS BENNETT MOTOR SALES !58 E. CRAWFORD AVE. PHONE 1231. VOUCH MOTOR COMPANY. GOOD USED CARS. El SO. PITTSBUHG ST. PHONE 8. Auto Trucks, Tractors, Trailers 12 FOR SALE--1D37 Plymouth Pick-Up Truck. Heater, lov/ mlleaRe. Very lov* price. Frank A. Pizzica, Monongahela, Pa. Phone^570. Open Evenings! Opt-r. Sundays! Business Service Business Service Offered 18 FISHER'S UPHOLSTERY. AWNINGS, FURNITURE REPAIRS RECOVERINGS PHONE OS45 322 SO PITTSBUHG ST. Insurance and Surety Bonds 23 INSURANCE ALL KINDS EXCEPT LIFE FAYETTE REALTY CO. PHONE 1375. T. D. GARDNER, MGR. GOOD. DEPENDABLE INSURANCE -All kinds James R. Laughlln--INSUR- ANCE. See me for rates 309 First National Bank Building Phone 520 Moving;, Trucking, Storage 25 FOR MOVING PHON3 50. DULL'S UtANSrER CONNELLSVILLE. PA. "FOR BEST SERVICE!" Modern Storage For Household Goods. LOCAL AND LONG DISTANCE--Moving. Miller's Transfer 153 East Crawford Avenue. Phone 183 Printing, Ensravinff, Binding 27 IJET US GIVE YOU AN E S T J M A T E ON YOUR PRINTING WORK] Hand Bills!--Btndlnc!--Calling Cards! BUI Heads!--Letter Headsl For Rent Cards!--For Sale CardBl Ne Trespassing Signs For Saiel All Work Fully Guaranteed! All At Reasonable Ra'esl COURIER JOB DEPARTMENT. PHONE 63. DAILY COUIUEH BLDG OR PHONE RESIDENCE, »!. OUR CLASSIFIED SERVICE Is as near as your phone. Just call 12 or 13 and your needs will soon be met without any furtrer trouble on your part 'OR SALE--1334--Hi -ton Ford Dump Truck. Reconditioned motor, new body, new hoist, very low price. Frank A. Pizzica, Monongahela, Pa. Phone 510. \ *nutual benefit and satisfaction. I EACH OF these ads brings together two people--advertiser and reader--for their TODAY'S CROSSWORD PUZZLE 31 2.7 JO 16 12 20 33 3-1 ACKOSS J--Inundation 24--Verdant 4--Calms 26--Having 1--Withers eyes 9--A dolt 29--River in 12--Any slender France bar 30--Habit 13--The gram- 31--Warp-yarn pus 32--Linger 15--A ghost 34--Small, 17--Small He- sharp ex- brew weight plosive rc- 10--A passage port of Scripture 35--Bestowed 20--Goddess of 37--Two-legged growing atand vegetation 3^--Long, 21--Sharp pro- mournful cess on a cries of a plant dog DOWN 1--Ices 8--First note 3--From °' tne scjJe 3 Gtoo-nv 10--Imitate 3--Gloomy 11--Fur-bear- 1--Final book mg an imal ot record in 13--coin of business Denmark deals u--Short- 5--Pronoun napped 6--Of this Kind fabric 17 38 36 Business Service Professional Services 28 GROVER R, II A.GERTY--Auctioneering. Phone 1048, ITniontown. 124 N. GalJaLin Avenue. Am now booking my t-prinj: stiles. Wojld be glad to add your name to my list Employment Help Wanted--Male SALESMAN--Complete line of book matches, t.nVt.book's order bookb. tags,. Experience unnecessary. All or ip,irt» nine. Samples free. Write Box 1B8. Ecilcfontainb. Ohio. Financial Need Money 4«-B NEED CASH--In n hurry? We'll lend you ?300 or less on your LiRnature. Pcrbonal Finance Company. Phone 34. Livestock Horses, Cattle, Other Slock 48 FOR SALE--Two pood hrooci sows Both in pood condition Ralph Sutor. Hawk* uyc, ScoUdalc, Pn , Westmoreland County. FOR SALE--Frct-h Jersey cow nnd cal*. Cha-. S.i\nHf. Lofian'i CrosiinR. near Kearns' Gas Station. Poultry, and Supplies 43 BABY CHICKS-- All breeds. Purina Starlvnn.. Kcvstotic Feed Store*. 110 West Apple Street Phone 107. Rooms and Board Rooms for nonseKeepfng 69 FOR RENT--Two nicely lurnshed rooms for light housekeeping Elec'rlc refrigerator. 124 W. Apple Street FOR RENT--Two furnished rooms for itfht housekeeping. 1211 Vine Street Wautcrt--Rooms or Board 73 WANTED TO TSENT--rurmshed bedroom, close lo b.uh. jespeciahle home Write Box 75. care Courier, Real Estate for Kent Apartments and Flats FOR RENT--Foui room apartment, bath, hot wnlei heat, second floor 111 Johnston Ave. Phone 5% FOR nElS'NT-- Five 1 room apartment. In quire 132 So. EiRhth St Phone Ifll-lt Real Estate for Sale Brokers tn Ucal Estate WITHIN YOUR REACH--North First Mreet, six room bungalow w i t h bath, he.it, four car enrage, SI.800 TcrmM PETER R. WEIMT.R. WELMER. PROPERTIES, FOR SAI^E OR RENT! T. C. PHAUN. SO CON NELLS VOXE PA PHONE S75 Farms and Land Cor Sale 8? Merchandise Articles for Sale BAKED PAP£R -MATS FOR SALE--Used Courier mats ihnl arc excellent for linmc the inside of our Harare, barn. ch cken coop or oJtbuJJclinRs of any kind. Selling at 3c each Inquire at The Courier Ofisce. FOR SALE--53000 elcctilc radio, tablo modi'l, will baL^iflee lor f9 00 for quack s.-ile. Phono 677-J. FOR SAL.E--Drain Tile. Tractors Lime. G C. SinMey, R, 1, Scattclale, Pa, FOR SAIjE--The A M. Johnson piopert at EabV CormcllsvUlc About 5 l _ acres Jll-room fume houhe, bath, hot water heat, elcctrtcity, 2 chicken house- broodei house, milrt room, garage, barn ehtcrn, v.ell and spring water. Corrc propci ty on improved toad. Inqui"i Dr. L. D.ile Johnsor. 709 Seconc National Bank BItiB , ConnclliVlUc, Pa Phone 131-J. Houses Cor Sale 84 Buildings, Building Materials 53 SO'JTI I SIDE PROPERTIES--TV n six roorr houses in pood condition. Prtc reasonable GO ACRES--Farm and limber iand Sprmgfie'd Township, along dirt rout leading to Pike. 2 FARMS--Located in Dunbjr Tov-ntup near City. WM P McNULTY EAGLES BUILDING PHONE 1760 COMPLETE LINE--Of Sher\un-Williams Paints, for intcrioi and ex tenor purposes. Stone Work. Phone 1700 Farm and Dairy Products 55 FARMERS LET US HELP YOU MAKE SOME MONEY I J-IERE'3 HOW--You can find A market, tor your farm products,, your (arm implements, your dairy products, your live stock and household goods by running a small Inexpensive ad In our Classified Section. Tnerc you wiU Ond many people who want to become your customer or buyer The rural circulation ot The Daily Courier covers u iar^e area and your advertisement will be read by many people who are looking for Jui,t the things you have for sale NOTE: All classified ads arc payable in advance You will find our rales In the tibovo Classified Heading. FOR SALE--Eight room houc in gooc condi'ion. Bath, garage, one acre land. Improved rond Johnston Schoo House $2,250 SIX ROOM HOUSE--And finished third floor House be^t of condition, j unrnKc. A house that uill please Located at II2fJ Race Street ROBERT NORRIS. PHONE 50: Fuel. Feed, Fertilizers GENUINE--Washington Run Coal. Low priCG, Wm Dull Son. Phone 107 or call Dawion, 32G1 and 3631. JUNIATA. COAL--12c bub^cl. cash, de- Jiveied. 25 bushel orders also delivered. Robert Wclh. Phone 4121-R-12. GOOD LUMPY -- Run oC mine coal, 100 bu , 8c; 50 bu PC; 25 bu , I2c delivered. Ca-sh. Phone 2037. Frank Koballa, Household Goods ALL KTNTDS--OF USED FURNITURE AT BARGAIN PRICES. DULL'S STORAGE 122 EAST PEACU ST. PHONE 50. SEE MERVIS FURNITLTRE COMPANY- TOR BARGAINS IN FURNITURE AND STOVES. OUR PRICES AHE ALWAYS RIGHT NORTH PITTSBURG ST. PHONE, 2020. 16--Aquatic mammal 18--Sea eagles 20--Against 22--Having a lie el 23--Experts 24--Lump 25--Part of the body 27--Yelp 2S--Self 29--Ybuaff sheep 30--Repulsive 33--River in Livonia as--Perform 36--Sign of the inSmtive mode Answer to previous puzzle Copyright, 133?, King tcJtur« FOR SALE--New Procct* g»s rantfc Good condition, pi it.c reasonable. 210 E Cedat Avenue. Wanted--To Buy 66 SAVE YOUR BIG WHITE RAGSI T11KN BRING THEM TO THE COURIER OFFICE WILL PAY YOU tN CASH t'OR ALL THAT YOU BRING IN . . Al 5c PER POUND. YOU KNOW WHAT you w.ant and a Cour'cr Classified ad-laker can tell you how to r,o about coitinc It Phone 12 or HOUSTON AVENUE, 21G - Six room frame house with bath, in the very bes of condition. tin mediate possession Priced to sell at 51,500 Inquire, Pau Wafloncr, 1000 West Crawford Avenue Phone -148 Auctions--Lega Is Notices. 9 WRiTTOJ TOR AND RELEASED BY CENTRAL PRESS ASSOCIATION s UGHER RUTH RAY KANE READ THIS tURbT: Dishr.irtcnod br^nuse fllic can find 110 i ·worK, Lona Ackcirvsm. -wlioae fnthcr is 1 sfi vinpr n. liff sentence for' inurdei', i finOf» .some conflation nfler telling her ( · cubic"? to Jim Ciiiridwe an acquain- tiincp rhc li.is dcLitiecJ to trust. Aside from Glands^, anc Is a.one In tKa world, johlcas and broke Jim gives Loiia a lead for another job anil she applies ot the ofllrr of the Western Realties company. L.ona likrg her new ·woik, seci wort: and more of Jim evenings. On Sunday fiey decide to go to a nearby lake Cor a picnic. AvoidinR uld friends who had snubbed her. Lona plunpes into the lakf, infuriated, ana fiwims out farther than sliu intended. When Jim tobnie 1 ) Lona from drowning after aho had been seized witii cramps, she realizes they love one another. Returning from their outmg, the tlndu a .telt'tfiam from iho prison warden stat- ins her fntner 11 near death. (NOW GO ON WITH THE STORY) CHAPTER THIRTEEN WHAT, LONA kept asking herself all through the next six hours, while the speeding train earned her toward the grim prison hospital where her father lay dying", would she have done if this thing had happened before she knew Jim? Back in the days when she was alone, broke, jobless and friendless. She snuddercd to think of it. For Jim had taken charge of everything. He'd seen to it that she made the first train, south, and made arrangements for a chair when he found there was no Pullman, He'd driven her to the station himself in the same gaudy car they'd used to picnic with In the afternoon, and stood with her hand m Ins until the tram came shrieking into the station. He'd even offered her money. But she waved it back decisively. "I've enough, Jim. Besides, this is my debt. It's got to be MY money. You see, don't you?" "Of course, girl. I understand. But if there's anything I can do, you're to wire. You'll remember that?" "I'll remember, Jim, and-thanks for everything 1 . You seem to be always--help'.ng me out." A little sob choked her, and she clung to him as the warning bell on the tram so'.inded and he had to leave. *'Goodby, girl, and good luck, I'll sec Sanders in the morning and tell him what's happened. Don't worry, he'll hold your job until you get back. And don't take it too hard, girl. Maybe it's--all for the best." With that he was gone, and she was left alone to Cace the dragging miles between her and her faiher. Poor, patient Daddy! She realized, as she watched the slow passage of the light-streaked night outside the car window, that in the back of her mind there always had been the hope that some day she would have her father back again. That she might be able to make up to him for what he had suffered. That hope was futile, it seemed. She laid her head on the arm o£ her chair and sobbed, as the grinding wheels gathered speed. * · * Dawn was breaking when she stepped, finally, from the train into the station at the state capital. "Northwestern Penitentiary," she directed the staring taxi · driver In a tired voice. "You can't gH in there now, lady," the driver objected. "They don't let nobody--" "It's an emergency," she cut him short. "Take me to the warden's office." The city was stirring as they flashed through it; the busy, teeming capital city in which her father I had lived for so many years now, j without ever having seen more of i t . than she was seeing at this very moment. The thought maddened her, and as they approached the gray stone walls of the forbidding- group of buildings where were housed the wards of the state, she could have cried out at the unfairness of it all. Out of the east the sun had come up rosy and promising, flow Daddy had loved the sunrise! Was he seeing it now, she wondered? "Was he still--oh, but he must be still alive! He couldn't have--gone until she saw him. The fear that had been eating- at her all through the night still nagged her as she forced herself to speak calmly to the sleepy- eyed attendant in the warden's office. She HAD to tell Daddy about herself and Jim! He had to be alive! She was trembling when the attendant fir.ally raised the warden on the phone. "He says you're to wait," the man told her. "He'll be right over and take you to the hospital." "Oh, could you tell me if--it's my father I'vq come to see. Could you tell me--how he is?" The fellow shrugged. "Durmo, Is he real bad sick?" His voice was disinterested. "He's--they've sent for me." "I wouldn't know about the sick ones." He shrugged. "Ain't none of 'em died during the night, if that's what you want to know," He crossed his feet and looked at the desk impatiently. She got the impression that she had disturbed his rest and that he resented it. She sat very still, after that, until the warden, came. She had met Warden Lewis on her last visit to the place, and remembered him as a big, gruff, wheezing-, kindly sort of man. His lined eyes softened when he saw her sitting there, and he came over and took her trembling hand. "I'm glad you got here, miss," he told her, his manner holding a quaint, old-fashioned deference she would have found charming under other circumstances. "He's been asking for you." "Oh, may I see him, please? How is he?" "You muat Tje prepared for a change in your father, miss. He's been sick quite a long time, you know." "Sick a long time? And I didn't know! I left h:m here alone and sick. Why didn't you tell me?" "He wouldn't hear to it. He's an unusual man, your father, miss. You'll have to be a great woman to be worth what he thinks of you. It's a shame, this pneumonia catching him the way it has. Another month and the board would have granted his parole." "Parole! You mean they would have set him free? Sent him back to me? And I didn't know!" "Not the way you thinfc, miss. You see, your father's lungs were never very strong. He would have had only a few months anyhov/. That's why we were going to parole him. . , , But--he's got pneumonia now." "Is there no hope? Are you sure? Oh, if he'd only live so I could get Mm out of here! Get him home with me. He could die, then, lit leace. You're sure there's no hope?-, i'll do anything. Anything!" i "Well, of course, I'm no doctorj We thought maybe seeing you. might--" "Take me to him! This minutej What are we waiting for? Take ma! to him! I')! make him live. He can't: die, not now! Not until I have aj chance to malte up to Mm. He can't? die!" ; But the stgut of her father's facaj against the hospital pillow, and thai sound of his labored breathing made her frantic resolution wanw as swiftly as it had been born. He] was thin, so terribly thin. His hair had whitened since she had seen! him, and he looked old and broken.! "Daddy!" She thought she was' crying his name aloud, but the] word came from her lips in a, shocked whisper. "Daddy, it's) Lona!" Humbly she went down oa her knees beside the narrow bed. He looked up at her with staring eyes, uncomprehending. ' "Lona," he brought out, in a.! hoarse, changed voice. "Lonal! That's my girl. You mustn't tell) her! Promise me you won't tell her.j She mustn't--know . . ." "Daddy! It's Lona. I'm here! rvej come--' ' "She mustn't know. . . . Lona. mustn't know . . . " "Daddy, please--" she began, her voice raising. But the prison' doctor caught her eye and mo-| tioned to her with a warning hand.1 Don't you know me, Daddy? She braced herself and tried to make him understand. "I'm Lona! I've' come to help you get well--" "I don't want to get well. She'll be better off if I'm gone. Lona'll be better off without me. . . . Do? you know my girl? Do you knowj Lona?" He tried to raise his tor-! tured body on a thin arm and peer, at her. ' "Daddy! Oh, Daddy!" A sob, forced itself through her lips despite her efforts to be calm.' "You won't tell her I'm sick, will you?" the hoarse voice begged. "You won't tell her? I don't want her to know. Lona mustn't know. She's my girl, Lona is. My little baby girl . . . " The voice trailed off into a fit at coughing that racked the wasted frame caused the doctor to spring forward. Warnir.gly he nodded hii head toward the door, and Lon; felt the hand of a prison nurse a] her elbow, hurrying her outside, pushing her away. Unresisting, she went, trying to gather together her scattered! thoughts. It was hard to believe! she was seeing him at last. That: pitiful figure was Daddy, her father. When she had known him, ha had been straight and upright,' with clear eyes. What had they done to him here in this horrible place? She sobbed, suddenly, aa the nurse pushed a chair her way. and helped her to seat herself out in the hospital corridor. "You mustn't take it so hard." The nurse tried to comfort her, "He's delirious, you know." "Will he--do you think he'll know me before--there's something- I've got to tell him." "We'll call you the moment he's lucid," the nurse promised. "Thera is nothing to do hut wait." (To Be Continued) ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICK. ESTATE OF MARGARET MILLER, laic ot Saltlick Tounblnp, Fayettc Cojnty. Penney iv.tr id ducc-jvcd. Letter? (if Administration on the above p.tale h a v i n g bcfn granted to the under- nt-d. no tier- is horeljy R i \ f n to a)l persons indebted to the said decedent to make payment to the undersigned without delay, and nl! persons having claims or demands against v.-iid rst,-j'.D are r«- quested to make knuv»n the same. Joseph R. Miller, AdtmnUiraior. Indian Head. Pa. A r t h u r A Brown, Attorney. 2Gjnn-6l-thur«, JEWS TO MARK P U R I M MARCH 5 Connellbville Jews will celebrate Purim the Feast of LrfjU, on March 5. The feast co'nmemcr.ites the girl Esther who informed hei k i n g of a plot by Hitman to overthrow liim and renounce the Jewish people Home ceremonies hi the tiny will include the bnking nnd cntbijj of three-cornered Ht.Ua cokes, known in English ns Haitian's Pockets. Asks Citizenship YOU'-LL COME across practically evcry- thirg you r.crej iX G J look over the Clas-iiicd Section evciy day. ALL THE BEST opportun.tics In Con- rt.lii.vinc and vicinity are to bo found in one place--The Classified Section. PUONE 12 or 13 lor on Ad-taker, Fas! Time Movement Given Impetus With Cities Cooperating Continued from Page One. tondcnt o£ Commodore Coal Company, said hia employers \vcie strong- ( l y in favor of fast time. He said that some day daylight slaving would be Siatcwidc so the progressive thing to do was to follow the example of the many othtir towns and cities now enjoying it. "It's purely :' tase of education," observed Chan man Moore, ''and only through education may we hope to bring the principal objectors around to our viewpoint It is a generally accepted fact t h a t with the possible exception of the agriculturalists we live by the cloc'c. What we have to do therefore is get to work and sell tnc public on the idea." II. Von Dai'iii, chairman of the ScoUdule group representing the mo:chants, bind his town highly favored Lhc plan. "Why Lhc Fricle Company employes have been working on a semi-Cast time basis for the past few years," he declared. "The only difference is Instead of turning the clocks ahead the employes go to work earlier." Mayor \S r . J. Crow of Uniontown called attention to Lhc last time observed at the couithouso during the summer months. Although the clocks a i e not spt ahe^d, county employes report to work an hour earlier and me finished one hour sooner. It was the consensus of opinion that the next impoitant step is to go lo BiownsviUe and meet with representatives of moi chants and city government there and tiy to gel them interested. With the county's three .large i .immunities observing fast time it was believed many smaller. towns would follow suit. Chairrraix, Moore promised to start the ball roll'ng by drranging an early meeting with Brownsville. This will . be followed by similar conferences | with Scottdale_and Mount pleasant. All othci communities will be contacted by some means, he said, and il all persons wleiesled -n getting fast Lime would do a little missionary work .t will be greatly dppicuateci by the fast time sponsors. 11 independent City Stores Show Gain in January Eleven reporting independent city stores reported retail sales of $68,645 during January, according to estimates of the bureau of foreign and domestic commerce of the Department of Commerce. The gross sales showed a loss of 45.2 per cent from the Christmas holiday buying of December but represented a gain of 4.9 per cent over January, 1938. _ Retail sales of 1,805 independent stores in the State reported a decline of one half ol one per cent in dollar volume for January, 1959, as compared with the same month of 1938. January sales showed a decrease of 51 per cent from December, 1938. Pottsville reported the largest increase in total sales over January of last year with a gain of about 28 per cent. Other changes for the cities shown ranged down to the decline of Philippine resident commissioner to the U. S., J. M. Elizalde, appears before the Senate committee on ter- 'ritories and insular affairs in Washington. He pleaded that al] Fili- [plnos m this country be allowed to become American citizens. Dies at \Vindber. SOMERSET, Mar. 2.--Mrs. Emma Knepper Diet, 90, widow of Samuel Dietz, died E'''iday night at the home of her son, Robert S., at W-.ndber, She was born near Bcrl.n. Five children survive. about 23 per cent, reported by Bradford. Cities with populations ol 2,500 to 5,000 reported the largest increase with a gain of nine per cent. Sales in areas with populations of Jess than 2,500 reported an increase of 19 per cent. Uniontown's 16 reporting stores reported a gain of 20.6 per cent over the January of the preceding year and a loss of 50.8 per cent from December. Washington's 21 stores had losses of 6.6 per cent from the 1938 January and 41.2 per cent from December. Butler's gain in January was 0.5 per cent and Greensburg's stores had a loss of 0.4 per cent. Cities in the 10,000 to 24,999 group had 359 stores which did a business of 52,893,093, representing a loss of 1.9 per cent from January, 1938, and a decline of 39.9 per cent from last December. Criticizes "First Lady." ROME, Mar. 2.--The newspaper Popolo Di Soma, like other newspapers under close official supervision, criticized Mrs. Franklin D Roosevelt in an article entitled "Mrs Hoosevelt Writes Too Much," SALLY'S SALLIES 18,000 Poorly Nourished. WASHINGTON, Mar. 2. _ Dr. LOUK--L' Stanley, chiet oi the Bureau of Home Economics, baid 18,000 persons in Aroostook county, Maine, had been diagnosed as suftenng Irom malnutrition. ME TOP- TERRH PTl M' YOU PEAS - I HAVE To A man may be the master of eight languages, but even then he'll be no match for a wife who_knows_only_one..

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