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Friday, March 3, 1939
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PAGE SIX. THE DAILY C O U R I E R , CUNNEL.L.SV-JLL1S. FA. FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 1939. PERSONAL MENTION IT R. S. Cooper left this morning for| Harrisburg to attend an executive' meeting of the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs which will begin Saturday morning. Mr. Cooper is a member of the legislative committee. He will remain in Harrisburg over the week-end. The club is planning to erect a plaque in memory of Dr. Kilvis, who served on the game commission for 19 years. Ladies spring coats or jacket suits, dry cleaned and pressed, 49c. Simons Cash Carry Cleaners.--Advertise- ment.--?.7fcb-5t. C. W. Michael of Grcensburg, a patient at the Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, for treatment of pneumonia, is slightly improved, according to word received this morning by his sister-in-law, Mrs. L. S. Michael, o£ Morrell avenue, Greenwood. Mr. Michael, former resident of Conr.ells- villo is West Penn dispatcher at Greensburg. Rummage sale, March 18th, by mothers of Boy Scouts, Troop 3, 324 N. Pittsburg St.--Advertisement.-- feb-28-mar-3-10-17. Mrs. A. J. George of North Pittsburg strcc' spent the day in Pittsburgh. "Our Busy Ladies* Aid," "by the J. O. C. Class of First M. E. Church, tonight at 8:15. Admission 25c.-- Advertisement.--3 mar-It. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Philbaum of Gallatin spent Sunday with the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Miller of Moyer. Other guests at the Miller home were Mr. and Mrs. Lester Fike and son, Raymond, of Dunbar and Clayton and Henry King of Normalville. The Millers have a lot of chicks just hatched. See the chic, new spring frocks, $1.B3 to $3.95. Princess Shop.--Ad- vertisement.--3mar-lt. John Kossey ol Scottdale was ad-, r.-.itted to the Uniontown Hospital for treatment. Card party, P. H. C. Hall, Saturday night, 25c.--Advertisement.-- 3mar-lt. Mrs. Lena Marker, who underwent an operation at the Uniontown Hospital, has returned to her home at Marklcysburg. Mr. and Mrs. J. L, Thomas of Sycamore street have returned home from Tyrone where they were called three weeks ago by the illness of the latter's mother, Mrs. Ella S. Stouffer, whose death occured Saturday, February 25, The funeral service was . held the following Tuesday. Mrs. Stouffer, 82 years old, had visited at the Thomas home and had a number of friends here. Besides her husband, H. M. Stouffer, she is survived by six children, 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mrs. Smith Buttermore ol Union- tv.wn is spending the week-end with her mother, Mrs. Ellen Ruane, of Brookvale. Mrs. Bowman Roth of Uniontown spent Thursday as the guest of her mother, Mrs. Clara Ranker, of West Apple street. Mrs. Susan Kenney, who resides with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. P. A. McMahon of West Apple street, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dailey of Sheraden, Pittsburgh, left this morning by motor for Tampa, Fla., where they will remain, until the first of May. Mrs. Maurice A. Cohen of Pittsburgh visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel Mervis of West Green street, Thursday. Mrs. John Carazola of Johnstown spent Thursday visiting friends in Connellsville, Mr, and Mrs.'Lawrence Lang and daughter, Miss Dorothy, of West Crawford avenue visited friends at Brownsville "Wednesday. Mary Jane, Sweeney, daughter o£ Mr. and Mrs.'Frank R, Sweeney, has returned to school after being confined to her home in Wills road for several days by illness. Miss Ida Sieber of Dawson is spending the week-end with her cousin, Miss Agnes Wall, of Pittsburgh. Mrs. Lewis A. Harrer and son, Lewis A., III., of Mount Pleasant were Connellsville shoppers today. Mrs. Van Marietta of East Patterson avenue visited friends at Uniontown Thursday evening. W. C. Michael of the Wesley Apartments was called to Baltimore, Md., fay the serious illness of his mother, Mrs. G. B. Hill. Aunt Het / By ROBERT QUILLEN "I ain't suspicious, but .1 notice that bein' rich don't keep you from gcttin' help from the government if you're kin to somebody on the inside." urza to Face Murder Trial In Greensburg Grim Reaper Two Dunbar Men Die When Car Overturns; Companion Uninjured Continued from Page One. moncd help. The machine \vas lifted oft the men and the two victims were placed in the James T. Burhans ambulance and rushed to Connellsville State Hospital where Uiey were pronounced, dead. State Trooper Rock declared Miller told him it was chilly and he slouched in the sent between the two men. This probably saved his Hie because the top of the roadster offered little or no protection when the car was overturned. Examination of the bodies at Bur- bans' luncral establishment revealed Bell's neck broken. There wore no John Turza, only white member o£ a local band ol three charged with two murders, will go on trial at 9 o'clock Monday morning in Westmoreland county court at Greensburg, accused of participation in the killing of Naurn Achcft", Scoltdalc confectionery store proprietor. Luther (King Kong) Royston, colored, was convicted o£ first degree murder with a recommendation of, life imprisonment earlier, in the week' when the giant, who came into the Connellsville district with a group of Federal transient campers, declined to present a defense to the holdup shooting of Ached on the night of December 13, last, in his store. Boca use of convenience lor do- Tense counsel, Turza will next go on trial after which Clyde (Blue Top) White, colored, will be charged \vith the Acheft murder. The trio me also under indictment in the Fayette county courts for, the death ol 11 envy D. Foster, 63-year-old retired Franklin township farmer, in Con- nellsvillc on the night of December 3. While Royston isr accused of having fired the bullet that killed AchefT and White with striking the storeman with a wrench during the actual holdup, Turza is alleged by the Commonwealth with having taken the two Negroes to Scottdale in his automobile on the mission of robbery. He is said by police to have "driven about the town" while his two companions committed the actual holdup and shooting. While he did not hav;^ an actual pnrt m the crime, attorneys say that under the law he likewise mny be found guilty in the same degree as the Actual slayer or slayers. Assistant District Attorney C. MRS. ETTA LEAR Mrs. Etta Lear, 81 years old, widow of Cyrus Lcpr, died Tuesday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. T. Hough, at Monessen with whom she had made her home for the past nine years. Mrs. Lear was boi-n April 23, 1858, and had resided at, Wick Haven for many years before locating at Monessen. She is survived by eight children: Mrs. A. T. Hough and James of Moncssen, Mrs. A. D. Connell of Canton, Ohio, Frank and John of Sv/issvale, Edwin of Warren, I Ohio, and Chavles and' Lester of BelLc Ver- Charges American Military Aiiaches Fell Asleep on Job F i r e V i c t i m s ' Remains Buried; Two Recovering While parts of the bodies .of two, - - ; ,, , . j , . - T1 ., children, cremated Thursday morn- ' American military attaches have been : almost the combined torces ol aU the WASHINGTON, Mar. 3.--Representative Ross Collins, charged in the House D., Miss., today that world. "In God's name," said Collins, "what have these attaches been doing i£ in the space o£ less than 12 .months, unbeknown to them a complete reversal of the picture has taken place and one power,'which ranked below Russia and Italy ii/ the confidential report to %vhk:'n I refjr is now represented to have a/force tile equal of ing when fire destroyed their three- room home at Brookvale, were in- tcred in nearby St. John's Cemetery, the father r.nd another child \vece showing signs of recovery from burns they received, attaches at Connellsville State Hospital said today. Condition of Paul Edward Kmetz, lion. There are 16 grandchildifcn and 32, the" father, and his daughter, Hit; 12 great-grandchildren. The funeral, service was hpld this afternoon. DOMIN'IC F. MADERO MEYKRSDALE, Mar. 3.--Dominic Frederick Madero, 73, of Frostburg, Md., a former resident of Shaw Mines, near here, died Thursday in Allegheny Hospital at Cumberland, Md., where he was admitted over a week ago. A native of Italy, Madero was a private detective for the Consolidation Coal Company for 35 years. He was twice married and leaves his second wife, three children by his first marriage and six by his second. MRS. MARY SOKOL Mrs. Mary Kocis Baylos Sokol, 62 years old, widow of Joseph Sokol, died Thursday morning at her home at Qliphan!:. She had been ill since 1 Marie, four, one of two children the ' parent saved from the burning home, was pronounced as "fair." Both were severely burned and the girl's condition became serious later in the day but showed improvement during this forenoon. The mother, Mrs. Grace Kmetz, 25, was reportedly ill with hysteria at the home of her mother- in-law, Mrs. Mary Bednarik, and another child, Eugene, one year old, was also there. Search of the ruins of the razed home revealed part o£ a torso, believed to be that ol Dolores Jean, six, while a fragment of breastbone recovered was believed to be that ol Paul Edward. Jr., three, who were cremated. These parts were taken this morning to St. John's Roman Catholic Church on the West Side where a blessing service was conducted after which burial was made in the church cemetery. Deputy Coroner Milton V. Munk "asleep on the job" while one foreign j oilier large powcri of the world." nation allegedly has buiit an air force · He did not identify the nation to almost equal to the combined fleets, which lie referred, but it was ap- of all the other great powers of the j parent he meant Germany. undergoing a serious operation a year | and County Detective John C. Wall ago. Seven children survive. They j searched the ruins Thursday afternoon after the ashes had cooled are: Mrs. Elizabeth Hosa, OJiphant; Joseph Boytos and Mrs. Matilda Kes.sier, Crucible: John Sokol, Mrs. Mary Roebuck, Frank and Mike Sokol. at home. Mrs. Julia Surilia of Phillips is -A stepdaughter nnd Mike Kocis of Leiscnring, a brother. somewhat. Search earlier in the day had been retarded by the still smoul- dering embers. broken bones or injuries that could I Ward Eichcr have caused Benford's death and au- I ty will prosecute the case against thorities announced the Negro, long ill with a heart condition, died of heart trouble and shock, aggravated by the mishap. Charles Tilden Bell, known to his friends as "Shockey," had formerly resided on Furnace Hill near Dunbar. He is survived by his father, John Bell, of the Dunbar-Monarch road, and a half-brother, John Lowcry of Ferguson, near Dunbar. The body was to be taken to the father's home where the funeral j service will be conducted a': 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon in charge .of Kev. William S. Hamilton, pastor of ihi; Dunbar Methodist Protestant Church. Interment will be in Mount Auburn Cemetery. William Raymond Benford, known as "Ray," had spent the greater part of his life in the Dunbar district. For a number ot years he had fired boilers for the West Penri Power Company but in recent years had been doing odd jobs, being a handy man, according to friends. He is survived by his wife, Jennie; two eons, William Lewis and James Raymond, both at home; his father, William Benford, of Wheeler, and two sisters, Mrs. Virgio Foulks of near Greons- burg and Mrs. Anthony Straier of Mount Pleasant. The funeral service will be he-Id at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at the homo on Speers Hill with Rev. R. D. Epps, pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church of Connellsville, officiating. Burial will be in Mount Auburn Cemetery. CHARLES PIPER Charles Piper, 20 years old, a former resident of Conncllsvi'.le. died ! last week in a hospital in Wichita, Westmoreland coun- Kan _ accurding to wol . d received! here. He hari been ill since December 20. Piper's mother lives at 409 North Cottage avenue and there also survives Uvo sisters and one brother. Court Orders Insurance Be Paid fo Closed Bank Turza. At Unioniown Fnyctte County District Attorney James A. RcUJy s;'id he was films detainers for the trio's alleged killing in Connellsville. In Roys ton's en so, the detainer will assure keeping him in prison fho':!d MRS. CHARLES FRITSOCK MOUNT PLEASANT, M;r. 3,-Mrs. Julia Fritsock, G2, died Thursan effort be made Inter to effect his j d:iy m0 rning at her home at United. release. Besides her husband, she leaves two children, Michael Jacob of Union- tov.'n and Frank Jacob of Brinkerton, and one brother in Kuropc. Carries Loaded Revolver. PITTSBURGH,- .Mar-.. 3,--Harold Relief Clients Free to Select Own Physicians Revised regulations of the Stale Department of Public 1 Assistance specify thai persons on relief shall "nave free choice of the physician he wishes to consult at all times. The regulation of the department's Special to The Courier. UNIONTOWN, Mar. 3.--Judge W. Russell Carr today decreed that the insurance policy lor S6G,981.77 on the life of Gaetnno Corrado, late of Con- nellsviUe, be awarded to the Title Trust Company of Western Pennsyl- v a n i a in Connellsville as the result of a former assignment. The court directed that the f u n d in court, less the cost of the pro- ccecUncp. "be and hereby is awarded to the T i t l e Tru5t Company of Western Pennsylvania in trust Xor the Reconstruction Finance Corporation." In a second decree, the court set forth that the Metropolitan Life In- mcdicnl program states that "an as- and two brothers. sistance recipient in need of medical ---- . attention should go directly to the rrcsit , e nl Return,. physicjnn of his choice, or so to a hospital clinic, or if unable to «o to! CHARLESTON, S. C.. Mar. 3.-the physician's office, he should ask ! President Roosevelt returned 10 the physician to make a home visit." I American shores ;it 3 P. M. today It also provides t h a t "all regularly a C t t r - w ° weeks with the (leu;. Mr. MRS. ETHELRETA MeCARTNEY Mrs. Et'nelrct.-i Smi'.hberjjev M e - , Carlney, 37 years old. of Uriontown ' surantf Company is discharged from died Thursday mcirmiiR .it the Un-'' an ' further liability because of its iontown. Hospital. Besides her bus- ; pnlic - v on the l i f c o£ Gaetano Corrado band. Walter McCartney she is « u r - : :lnti :he P° Hc v be surrendered and vived by a daughter. Marie, her par- , delivered to the plaintiff. ents, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Smith-J border of Ellio'tsville, three sisters' licensed members of the healing arts- Roosevelt was not expected to dis- board hif sV'tciai for Washington. He will arrive there tomorrow morning. professions covered by the program · embark u n t i l ni^htf;!!! \vhen be will are eligible to participate as long us they indicate by their activity a willingness to cooperate with other members of their profession in the conduct of the program." Physicians are paid by ihc State, through allocations made on a county unit basis. 100 Persons Missing After Jap Explosion Ey Unllca Press. TOKYO. Mar. 3.--H was estimated today that 100 persons were missing and probably dead in an explosion which v.-reclf.-d a great munitions dump near Osaka on Wednesday. Three hundred houses \vere destroyed. Youth Shoots Self. UNIONTOWN, Mar. 3.--Richard D. Bailey, 35, o£ Uniontown', today was j- Minor, Jr., 15, shot himself in the. held tor court on a' charge of violat- I head with a revolver at his home in ! ing the firearms act when the turnkey at Central Police Station discovered a loaded pistol in his pocket. Bailey had been arrested on a charge of drunkenness. Six Days of Giace For Auto Drivers By United Press. HARRISBUH_G, Mar. .3. -- Unlicensed Pennsylvania motorists today had six days of grace in which to get their 1B39 driving permits after Governor Arthur H. James authorized a del:;y of the effective permit date "until ' Wednesday, March 8." COKER DEBATERS TALK AT KIWANIS Members ot the ConneUsville High School debating squad entertained members of the Kiwanis Club Wednesday with a briet -program during which they spoke on the subject of this year's contests: "Resolved That the United States Should Form an Alliance with Great ^Britain." The affirmatives were Norma Elpern and Celia Sapolsky. Negative speakers were Henry W. McRobbie and Sarah Bailey. The students were introduced by HarcJd Swank, coach. EASTER SPECIAL All Permanent Waves S2.00 This Month Only. JURY'S BEAUTY SHOFPE 304 Masonic Bids., So. PHisburs St. Phone 54. Green street at South Brownsville Thursday evcninfj. 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