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THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE. PA. PAGE FIVE. Budget Five Times That of First One Conncllsville's budget lor 1938, providing $94,905.95 for the opera- j tion, of the various functions of the city government .during the current 12-month fiscal period, is five times that of the first adopted by the initial council that, took offlcc on December 1, 1931. *,, The budget for the first council 3 TjAPANESE CL/AIM ' r i r i ri A c\ w A k RAPID ADVANCES for the new Conncllsvillc third-class city .of in 1914 aggregated $18,593.69. There has been a continual increase in the allocations, largely due to hiked fixed changes, until the appropriation has grown to live fold the original amount. The detailed budget lor 1938 follows: Public Affairs. . (Ira D. Younkin) Salary of mayor, $1,200. Office expenses, $25. Other expenses, $25. Â·.. Salary of police chief, $1,920. Salary of assistant chief, $1,680. Salary of nine policemen,'$12,436. Salary of part-time policeman, $780. Salary of traffic officer, nine months, $225. Office supplies, $50. Police call system. West Penn Power, $12; Bell Telephone, $463.5j. Special information, $250. General repairs, $200. Gasoline and oil, $300. Â· Maintenance ol traffic ligts, $75. Street marking painting, $100. Repairs to parking and speeding signs, $100. Bread lor prisoners, $100. Service of jail physician, $10. Insurance of motorcycle, $27; police car, $32.70. Donations--flowers, $20; flags lor Memorial Day, $40; fireworks display, $50, and merchants display, $200; Departmental total, $21,925.26. Accounts and Finance. (Paul H. Beighlcy) Salary of director, $450. Office'supplies, $400. Advertising, $125. Membership in third class city, $125. Surely bond of director, $15. Salary of city clerk, $2,400.' Wages ol assistant to clerk, $300. Other surety bond, $12. Salary of city controller, $750. Surety bond, $7. Salary of city assessor, $1,560. : Office supplies, $60. Addressograph repairs, $100. Salary ol city treasurer, $100. Third of tax collector salary, $1,008.08. Third oÂ£ W. E. Baldwrh salary, $500.04. Third of Grace A. Rceder salary, $399.96. Third of Ida M. Skilcs salary, (199.92. Third of extra help salary, $100, Third of collector's bond premium, (525. Third ol Miss 'i Feeder's bond premium, $12.50. Third ol Baldwin bond premium, $3.34. .Third of messenger bond premium, $3.34. Office supplies, $150. Tax supplies, $60. Tax notices, $250. Tax stamp. $60. Commissions on . relumed taxes paid, $500. Salary of city solicitor, $1,200. Filing liens and judgments, $125. Surety bond premiums, $12.50. Pension fund for police, $552.60. Pension fund for firemen, $333. Compensation insurance, $1,064. * State tax on bonds, $125. Telephone service, $200. Departmental total, $13,780.28. Public Safety. (Abe I. Daniels) Salary of director, $750. Advertising, $25. Salary oÂ£ fire chief, $1,920. Salary of assistant chief, $1,680. Salary of. five firemen, $7,500. Salary of relief firemen, $500. Allowance to volunteer firemen $750. Fire hydrant rental, $4,218. Maintenance fire alarm system $75. Maintenance of equipment, $250. Purchase of new supplies, $475 V Insurance on two fire trucks anc hook and ladder, $302.70. Salary of health officer, $1,200. Supplies, $50. Apprehending stray dogs, $50. Plumbing inspector salary, $900. Inspections for 1937, $112. 'Garbage plant maintenance a SHANGHAI, Feb. 18--Japanese claimed rapid advances today, in their drive against Chengchow, junction of the Peipmg-Hankow Railway, from where they hope to strike against the temporary Chinese capital at Hankow. Chinese reports from North China and the eastern front said Japanese troops had been driven back at several places. Chinese reported heavy fighting at Tsining after their troops had entered the city following the capture of the North Gate. Tsining was captured by the Japanese in their southward drive through Shantung province against the East-West Lungai Railway. The Central (Chinese) News Agency said that Japanese attempting 'to reach Hsuchow, junction of I the Lunghai and Tiwntsin-Nanking Railway, Irom the south after taking p positions at Pcngpu nnd Hwai- yuan in Northern Anhwei started tencral retreat to Mingkwang and 'cngyang. iupplics, $150. Departmental total, $20,007.70. Streets and Public Improvements. (Clarence A. Port) Salary of director, $750. Advertisement, $40. Wages of city engineer, $1,800. Wages of assistant engineer, $150 Engineering supplies, $25. Street department payroll, $10,716 ;one foreman, $1,560; six regular men, $7,512; one extra and scale man $1,096; extra for superintendent on street, $548). Materials for roads and bridges ,50. Maintenance and repairs, $850. Gasoline and oil, $550. Insurance on three trucks, rollc: and street sweeper, $168.61. Street lights, $14,400. Departmental total, $29,499.61. Parks and Public Buildings. (B. M. Swartzwoldcr) Salary of director, $450. , Advertising, $20. Salary of janitor, $1,080. Material and supplies, $400. Fire (gas and coal), $375. Lights, $650. Water, $225. Insurance on City Hall boiler $12.10. Expenses .of Planning Commission $125. Salary ol weiglimaster, $1,200. Wages ol relief wcighmaster, $156 City scales supplies, $75. Shade Tree Commission expenses $25. Departmental total, $4,793.10. Contingent Fund. Contingent lund for year, $4,000. Total budget for 1938, $94,905.95 Budget totals for previous year follow: 1937, $89,720. 1936, $83,247.72. 1935, $79,356.66. 1934, $78,950.29. 1933, $87,910.38. 1932, $84,677.91. 1931, $94,223.22. 1930, $94,142.22. 1929, $101,325. 12 Hurt in $500,000 Massachusetts Blaze STATE RECORD SET BY AUTO LICENSES By United Press. HARRISBURG, Fob. 18.--Ponnsyl- ania motorists registered 31,009 norc passenger cars lii the first uonth of 1938 than during the entire car of 1937, increasing'revenue rc- eipts by more than a hall-million lollars. / , Bureau of /motor vehicles records One of the heavy cranes used on the docks ol the Lynn Gas and Electric Compnr.y's plant at Lynn, Mass., is Â»hown toppling over in the fire which ravaged the docks and caused damage to the plant estimated at moro than a half million dollars. Twelve persons were reported injured, nino of them firemen. Some of the latter fell from tho blazinsr structure into the icy watcra below. (Central Press! Immediate Operation Of Farm Bill Planned Spcciul to The Courier. WASHINGTON, Feb. 18.--Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace hiis announced plans to place into immediate operation the new farm program designed to stabilize agricultural production, protect the farmers against low prices and consumers against food shortages. He said he would make acreage and production allocations and call for a referendum on marketing quotas for cotton and tobacco within "the next few days." Marketing quoins will become effective unless rejected by more than one-third of the farmers voting in the referendum to be held before March 15. President Roosevelt, in signing the bill lor which he called Congress into a special session last November, said it "represents the winning of one more battle for an underlying farm policy that will endure." He promised it would be placed in operation "as quickly ns possible." St.icc Star Honored. LONDON, Feb. 18.--Blonde, bc.W- ing Grade Fields, whose Lancnshire dialect chatter is a high spot of many British vaudeville programs, curtsied loxv in Buckingham Palace's throne room to receive from King George tho insignia of a commander of the British empire. The actress wns one of 187 persons who attended the investiture for recipients of horibrs granted by the king in the new year's HsU 17 Jewels Tne greatest watch values in. our history I ThÂ« wry lotott in welch itylÂ«t . . thÂ« lovely ' 'GoddÂ«n of Ti hondiom*' "Amoricon Clipper" -- ol tr.Â» hjwwtt priet Â«v*r for o Kwlovol Com* In ond Â»Â·Â· lh*sÂ« ond 1h* mony other superb Bolow voluei^we ore now featuring.!. 5Oc Week. Credit Jewelers , SKCOM) NATIOJfAT,. BANK liLDO Opposite OrpliiMim 'I'liealn- A U T H O R I Z E D t U L O V A D I S T K I B U T O d ttnnnmtiiiinaiiiiiiiiiuiaiiiuimuiaiiiuiiiujU3iuuimiiiaiiHUHioHiiiiimnoui)nnn today showed that "1,406,580 passenger vehicles were registered in January, 1038, as contrasted to . 1,375,571 during 1937. The numjber of commercial vehicles rcgisicrcd dropped by 1,117,. to 211,795. / The deportment ol revenue received an Aggregate of $24,353,002.27 from all forms of automobile licenses nnd fees in January, 1938, as contrasted to ?24,047,577.06 during the entire year ol 1937. TY MEATS PORK LIVER Werners 'Tasty Delicious IB. Beef Liver Ib. Ground Beef 2*25 Beef, Pork, Veal For Ionf 3 H f" ib.45 SAUSAGE 'b 15c STEAK Koimd, Sirloin, Xemlerlohi nnd Swiss M9c Veal Chops ib. Kolled Kuinj) Konst ib19c Chuck Itonst short cuts IB Be Beef Boil IB 10c Rolled Â· Bib Jlonst IVc Sell for Cash and Sell for I/ess! PORK ROAST JUMBO Beef Hearts IblOc Spare Ribs Ib. 13c Cube Steaks SANITARY MARKET 220 N. PITTSBURG STREET Across From Paramount Theatre. A WISE MOVE When Confronted By Serious Financial Problems, IfÂ« A Wise More To See Us For A $25 to $300 CASH LOAN No Endorsers or Signers No Embarrassnvent. Ask About The Ifakrn Repayment Plan. No Payment for 30 Days. tip to M MonUM to Repay. 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