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February 18, 1938

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 6

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I'AGK SIX. THIS DAILY COURIER. CONNEL/LSVIL-LE, PA. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY IS, 1038. PERSONAL MENTION . Mrs. Chuilvs, R. Dnscoll and daughter, Mary Carol, of East Green street, returned Thursday Irom Youngwood, where they had visited j Mrs. Driscou't, parents, Mr. and Mrs.' v 'J. S. Riley. I Oppman's Taxi. Phone 700.--Ad-, vcrtiscmcnt.--9ocl-tf. , Mrs. J. Hall Spear ot Angle street j returned Tuesday Irom Bultimoi c,, where she had visited her daughter. Miss Peggy N., a .student nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital for a week. She was accompanied home by Mi!s Nell Worthington, R. N., at | Johns Hopkins, who will .visit for a ] lew days. Sec the sensational newest "Swing" : frocks, boleros, pleats and "Gauchos." ; New shades and prints. Princess '^ Shop.--Advertisement,--16feb-3t. ., Misses Betty and Marguerite ~ Dixon, students at Seton Hill Col- logo. Greensburg. arc spending the i week-end at their home in Aetna street. £, Card party, ^Monday, February ~ 21st, Immaculate- Conception Social 5 Hall, auspices "H. I. J. K." group. -- Bridge, "500" and bingo. Many valu- r able prizes, also door prize.--Advcr- ; tisomcnt.--18fcb-lt: ·,,.- IT _ Mrs. Donald J. Irwin of East '_ Fairvicw avenue is. ill at the home j r of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William - S. Storey, oi East Patterson avenue. ". Penny bingo. Jr. O. U. A. M., Odd " Fellows Temple," · South Pittsburg ~ street, Friday night, 8:30.--Adver- tisement.--17fcb-2t. ~ Mrs. Paul B. Dick oi Wills road .- left Thursday lor New London, Conn,, where she will visit her daughters, Misses Eugenia and Caro- v 'lyn, students at Connecticut College . lor Women. ; "500" and bingo, P. H. C. Hall, ." Saturday night, 25c. Lunch.--Ad- T yertiscment.--18feb-lt. ~ Dorothy Maples oj Porter avenue " will go to Pittsburgh Saturday cve- - »ing to spend the week-end. - The Mary J. Rhodes Class of Z Trinity Reformed Church will hold J * food sale, Saturday, February 19th, ; in Fox's Wall Paper Store.--Adver- 7 tisemcnt.--18feb-lt. ~ Mrs. Robert C. Work and Mrs. ^ Louis Genovese of Uniontown were - Connellsvllle shoppers Thursday ' afternoon. - Spring coats and plain dresses, '. !ry cleaned and pressed, 49c. Simons Cash Carry Cleaners.--Advortif.e- . mcnr.--18feb-4t. Mrs. Alva Burhans and Todd Burhans o£ Dunbar visited in Pittsburgh . Thursday. ' : The Ladies Auxiliary to South ConnellsviUe Firemen will hold a ."500" and bingo party Monday night, - in Firemen's Rooms. Lunch and door ·" prize. Admission 25c.--Advertise- ment.--feb-18-21. Mrs. Mablc K. Marietta of Race ' street returned today from Pittsburgh having visited her parents ·J. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Kelly for a few - days. WcsUnghouse Air Brake Male :. Chorus, Christian Church, tonight, 8 ." o'clock. Admission 15c and 25c.-- - Advertisement--18feb-lt. : , Mr. and Mrs. John McKitrick oi North Third street are spending the week-end with their son-in-law and -' daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Andrews, in Pittsburgh. They will also visit Mrs. McKitrick's father, ;; Thomas FJynn, a patient at the St. ~ Francis Hospital. Jack Penrod, who is employed at - Torrance, returned there today. He ~ visited his mother, Mrs. Amelia Penrod, of South Ninth street, Greenwood, for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Davidson and Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Snydcr returned Thursday from a week's trip to New York City and Philadelphia. Mr. and Mrs. Davidson purchased Easter merchandise tor Davidson's ladics- Etore in West Crawford avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Snydcr attended a wedding at Lakchurst, N. J. Mrs. I. N. Kidd ot Dunbar spent - the day in Pittsburgh. Mrs. Paul V. Driscoll oi Morrcll - avenue is spending the week-end . with her brother-in-law and sister, ., Mr. and Airs. E. M. Butz, in Pitts' burgh. Mrs. Margaret Smyth and daugh- 7. tcr, Audrey, of East Patterson avc- ."* nuc spent Thursday in Pittsburgh. "" Mrs. Smyth received treatment at . the Mercy Hospital where she recently underwent an operation. Mrs. A. O. Travis, who under~ went an operation at the Uniontown Hospital, continues to improve at ~ her home at. South Connellsvillc. ~ Mrs. M. J. Taylor of Crawford - avenue, who recently returned from - a Pittsburgh hospital, is improved. - Sh" is able to sit up for a taw hours - each day. - Mrs. Fred- S. Opperman of West '- Cedar avenue spent the day in Pitts- £ burgh. She visited her mother, Mrs. - James Brown, a patient at the Pitts- burgh Hospital. " Mrs. H. C. Hoffman of Wills road has returned from a four-day visit at Somerset where she was the guest of Mrs. Harry I. Marsden and Mrs. Eva J. Beachy. Mr. and Mrs. J. N. McCormick and son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. John Williams and son, Jack, of Pcchin visited relatives here Thursday evening. Aunt Met By ROBERT QU1LLEN THE OLD HOME TOWN Ittm4 U PlttM OlllCI By STANLEY "I reckon Jim could save the country as well as anybody. I never saw anybody that could beat him setlin' on a fence and tcllin" otheis how to work." To Answer or Not? ALL.YOU HAVE To \ SELL. 1O- BOXES TO YOUR --EASY SCHOOL. WOfcK- --YOU SET ^2 'IN MONEY PRIZE FOUNTAJN A DOZEN J?AZ05? \ME,I_L. IL.L C01-L.ECT THE 7 EXP V NOW, 1 .' ^"\ WILBUR FIPETTS MOTHER THAT KNOOONCr AT THE: WAS OPPORTUNITY B.O.WomenMove To Make City More Company Minded Hospital Patient Says Another Man hewed His Thumb The Women's Auxiliary U the cooperative traffic program of the BaltimQre Ohio Railroad Company held its monthly meeting Wednesday in the Y. M. C. A. Auditorium, with 55 in attendance. A most interesting and instructive a£- ternoon was enjoyed. Miss Helen Formnn, special representative of the traffic department of Baltimore, was the speaker. The Baltimore Ohio women, in their various contacts, want to make Connellsvillc Baltimore Ohio mindrd and stress its importance to the city. Merchant* and dealers should think of the Baltimore Ohio when buying their merchandise, they point out. Mrs. J. H. Dawson, chairman, announced the following chairmen of committees, these to select their aides: Social, Mrs. John Collins and Mrs. Joseph Lieb; financial, Mrs. H. A. Lynch; membership, Mrs. J. W. Kern; program and entertainment, Mrs. Ira S.' Bcal and Mrs. C. W. Gcenen; publicity. Miss K. Gladys Lyon. A delightful social hour- was enjoyed, with light refreshments served by a volunteer committee. The door prize was won by Mrs. E. C. McClelland. The next meeting will be held March 16 at 2:30 o'clock at the Y. M. C. A. When a hoe bites a man it's not news but \ihen a man bites a dog that's newij--at least the editor tells us reporter But what is it when a man bites-- notlicr man? Maybe it's a sure sign t hunger. But news, no J.BWS or hunger John Murphy, 50 ycais old, of Connells- /illc, R. D. 2, went to Conncllsvillc __ tatc Hospital Tuesday night tor" reatmcnt of an injured right thumb. Murphy told nurses he was bitten by another man who accosted him on the Swaugcrtown road. He said ie flid not know his assailant. Glenn A. Horn · Glenn A. Horn, purchasing agent of tho state of Ohio, who had contested the powers ot a state senate investigating committee; was barred later by tho committee until court proceedings had upheld its authority. Governor Martin L. Davcy, whoso administration is unacr flrc. also declared later that ho would like to navo th« investigation "go the limit". He admitted that the state had violated the law In purchasing coal without competitive bidding but added that, a* far as he was concerned, the practice would be continued. Witnesses before the committee had told of alleged payoffs and payments of exorbitant prices for coal. Martin Sullivan Refused Clemency; Die Feb. 28 Grim Reaper Vanderbili Pastor At Jacobs Creek . Rev. Charles J. Bland, pastor of the James Cochran Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church at Vanderbilt, - is conducting revival meetings at the Jacobs 'Creek Church where he is _ also pastor. Services are being held every night at 7:30 o'clock and the meetings ore growing in interest and attendance. Spanish War Vet Dead. John Allen Ewmg, 74, Spanish War veteran who served with Company A, Fighting Tenth as a lieutenant and later became a lieutenant colonel in tho State National Guard, died Wednesday night at Monongahcla. GEORGE HAWK George Hawk, 84 years and 15 days old, d;-d Thursday afternoon at S o'clock at hit residence at Mill -Hun, H. D. 1, near Stcwarton, after lingering illness. Mr.-Hawk had been a lifelong resident of Stewart township, being cn- ;agcd in farming, and for a number of years had been making his home with his daughter, Mrs. Shipley. His wife predeceased him 21 years ago. The surviving children arc Joseph and Elmer Hawk ot Scottdale, Mrs. Charles Sherman of Smlthton and Mrs. Charles Shipley of Mill Run, R. D. 1. There are 34 Brand- chidren, 37 Ercat-grandchildrcn, two great-great-grandchildren and one brother, Andrew Hawk of Mill Run. The funeral service will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Indian Creek Baptist Church at Mill Run. Interment will be made in the Baptist Cemetery. HARRISBURG, Feb. 18--The pardon Board refused today to grant commutation pleas of two condemned slayers and recommended respites Jfor six other murderers, pending further investigation. Those refused clemency were: Martin Sullivan, former Duqucsnc policeman, who killed five neighbors in a 45-minutc "revenge murc.er tour." His counsel pleaded for commutation of the death sentence at the board's Wednesday session. Governor George H. Earlc has set his execution date for February 28. Roy T. Lockard, AHoona, convicted of the slaying of thice-year- old Matthew Karmcndi, Jr., ion of his sweetheart. Mis. Margaict Karmendi. His execution was postponed pending final disposition of Mr.t. Karmcndi's case. Twice convicted and sentenced to the electric chair for the murder ot the boy, who interfered with her "dates" with Lockard, Mrs. Karmendi finally won n second degree murder verdict in her third trial. Lockard's execution date has been set for March 14. Respites were recommended for John G. Polens and Joseph Sen auskas, who were convicted in Warren county for the murder of Metro Scminuk. Youngville innkeeper. The prosecution charged they were hired for the murder by the victim's wife who served 18 months for second degree murder. Their execution data was set for February 21 and the board heard the clemency plea Wednesday, NEW YORK, Feb. 18.-- Izzy Ein- tcin, the "man of » thousand dis- uiBes," who was known throughout 10 country as "Prohibition Agent fo. 1," will be buried today in Mount ion Cemetery. The colorful, 57-year-old former 'cderal agent, who provided daily omic relief for prohibition enforcement from 1020 through 1928, died Thursday. He is survived by his ·vidow and four sons, Joseph, Edvard, Charles and Albert. To the Government, Einstein was sadore Einstein, prohibition agent, vhow salary was $3,000 n year. To he public, he was Izzy, » short, fat man who hod a different disguise for very day, and who counted his vic- Ims at more than 4,000 when he rc- ircd with his partner, Moc Smith, to ntcr the insurance business. Izzy called his method the 'Einstein theory of rum snooping." t was his custom to enter a spenk- cn$y, lean over the bar and whisper o the bartender: "Have you heard the latest story?" "No," the bartender would reply. MRS. JOSEPH SAYLOR MEYERSDALE, Feb. 18.--Mrs. Annie Elizabeth Gashaw Saylor, 60 years old, wife of Rev. Joseph Saylor, a Mcnnonltc minister, died Wednesday morning at her home at Thomas Mills, Concmnugh township, afer a lingering illness. She was a daughter ot the late Ell and Catherine Kaufman Gashaw, and Is survived by her husband, one son, eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, two sisters and one brother. _Thc funeral service will be held Saturday afternoon at the Thomas Mcnnonite Church with Bishop Kaufman of Scottdale officiating assisted by Rev. Hiram Wingard and Rev. Irvln Holsopplc. Interment will be made in the church cemetery. MRS. JOHN H. WALTERS Mrs. Naomi Ruth Walters, 41 years old, of Wyano, died Thursday in Westmoreland Hospital at Greensburg. She leaves her husband, John H. Walters; three children, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Hersh- bergcr of Wyano, two brother* and one sister, Mrs. Sara Dodson of Al- vcrton. The funeral service will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Wyano United Brethren Church. MEYERSDALEWILL GET STEAM HEAT HARRISBURG, Feb. 18.--Public Utility Commission approved the application of Edward L. Donges of Meyersdale lor a certificate of'public convenience to supply consumers in Meyersdale with steam heat. The commission also approved the sale by Mrs. Clara Lenhart of Mcyorsdale to Donges of all her property, rights and franchise in the steam heat plant. Woman Judge in Kentucky. MAYSVH.LE, Ken., Feb. 18.--Miss Martha T. Manning, lawyer and co- owner of a flower shop, only 29 years old, is Kentucky's only woman judge. She has taken office for four years after defeating four male Democratic | opponents, including H. C. Curran, J the incumbent since 1922. Two Hurt in Motor Wreck on Route 51 Two men were injured and their automobiles damaged tfiortly after 10 o'clock Thursday morning in a collision on Route 51 near Spillway Lake. Sam Leincr, 43, of 421 Fallowfield avenue, Charlcroi, and Curtis Libton of Dcvan avenue, Uniontown, were hurt. Leincr, manager of Faycttc Market suffered a head injury and was treated in Uniontown Hospital and discharged. . Listen suffered cuts to hands and received treatment at the offices of a local doctor. The accident occurred, according when south went out of control as the brakes locked and darted directly into the path of the oncoming Listen ma chine. Listen, seeing the danger, immcdl ately pulled his car onto the bcrm and stopped but was unable to clea Leiner's car. to investigating authorities, Leinor's machine, traveling Undergo Operations. Two employes of the H. C. Frick Coke Company underwent hernia operations at Brownsville Genera Hospital. They arc George H Murphy of Star Junction, employed at Washington Run, and Alcxandc: Tatc of Mount Pleasant, employee at Colonial No. 4. "Repentance" Sermon Subject. "Repentance," is the theme to b used by Rev. W. J. Ritchey, pastor o the East End United Brethren Churc where revival services are bein held. The choir will supply spccia music. The services will continu for two more weeks as a marked in tcrcst is being shown by larg crowds. Unionfown Woman Dies. Miss Frances Meehan, daughter o Mrs. Margaret Meehan of 144 Gran street, Uniontown, died Thursda night at her home. She was a employe of the Union Supply Com pany for 30 years. Former Wndber Woman Dead. Mrs. Mary Hudy Forensky, 29 wife of Andrew Forensky, iormerlj of Windbcr, died Monday in a Brook lyn hospital. Her parents, husbani two brothers and three sisters sur vjve. ZZY EINSTEIN, NO. 1 DRY AGENT, DIES IN NEW YORK Go nhcad." "You're pinched," Izzy would whisper. Izzy posed on various occasions as nn opera singer, college student In plus fours, street cleaner, street car conductor. Polish laborer, German mmlRrant, fiddler, grave digger, armcr, iceman, fisherman and football player. Once he disguised 10 fellow-agents as a football team. smcnrcd mud on their faces and Ifd them Into » big speakeasy near » 'ootball field. "Season's over; w» cnn drink," Izzy shouted. Whereupon the drinks arrived and ·mother bartender heard 'the latest story." After he resigned from government service, Einstein and Smith built themselves a lucrative insur- ince buslncw m "Izzy and Moc." They even sold Insurance to men they had arrested, and Izzy ujcd to say: 'Many ot the men I pinched are now friends of mine." Izzy was born in Austria on August 8, I860, came to the United States when he was 15 and became an American citizen a few years later. He married Esther Saltier of New York In 1906. In 1935 they gave a big party In honor of the marriage of their son, Joseph, and drinks were served. "If you want my opinion," said Izzy, "the quality you get these days isn't so hot. The bootleggers sold better stuff in prohibition days." Ose Oar Classified Ada. They bring remits. Cost i» small Balanced Prices Aim, President Tells Reporters By United Press WASHINGTON, Feb. 18.--President Roosevelt said today the Administration seeks a balanced system of prices which will expand production, increase national income and revive employment. The President outlined his position on prices in a statement read to his r'riday morning press conference. The Administration's policy, he said, "is not a policy of restriction, i a policy of abundance." "Our agricultural, industrial, hous- ng and monetary programs have occn and will be directed toward this end." Mr. Roosovelt dcclnrcd. Mr. Roosevelt said that achievement of the Administration's goals would "provide and maintain n national income far above nny levels we have yet reached." Mr. Roosevelt did not touch on the question of wages in his formal price statement. Informally, however, he declared that emphasis is generally placed on a flexible wage scale during a downward swing ot the economic cycle. Uniontown Postal Worker Retires Henry n. Hill, assistant postmaster at Uniontown for the past ID years has been retired. He had been engaged in postal work for 33 years. Mr. Hill is a son of Mrs. C. H. Hil of West Fayette street. His father the late Mr. Hill, was a commander of the former William F. Kurtz Pos of the Grand Army of the Republic of Conncllsville. Girl riaji First Horn. OBERLIN, Ohio, Feb. 18.--Mis Ellen Stone, former Obcrlin musi student, is believed to be the firs woman to play in the brass section of a top-rank symphony orchestr not composed entirely of women The 20-year-old Bogota, N. J., gir plays first horn in the Pittsburg Symphony Orchestra. Jurscs In Cub Fold. CHICAGO, Feb. 18.--The Chicago 2ubs "announced today the receipt . if Shortstop Bill Jurges' signed con- · ' ract, thus accounting for all members of the team for the 1838 sca- on. He had been a holdout along . with Outfielder Frank Dcmarce who came to terms yesterday. The announcement ,said Jurges had signed the original contract he had returned. A Featured Value! Men's SUITS T'COATS Q'COATS Actual $20.00 Values and Boys' Wcnr 2JO 5, rittslmrg Street. W. H. Soisson, Jr., Addresses Kiwanis Club at Uniontown UNIONTOWN, Fob. IS.--"We do not wjnt war but if w.ir comes we want tc fight it in the moit efficient manner," said First Licutcnnnt William H. Soisson, Jr., of the 394th Infantry before the Kiwanis Club here at the National Defense program. The Conncllsville man said: "If I have to fight I want to be under a leader who is properly trained, and if I have to lead men I want to be properly trained myself-not only for myself but for my men. I don't want the haunting faces of those innocent boys abking me why I didn't know how to take care of them. That is why I am in the Reserve Corps. "There is hardly a man here who docs not spend money for fire insurance or automobile insurance--yet you mity never have a fire or an accident. Suppose your boy were sent out with little or no training--no training in bayonet work--and met a well-trained enemy soldier--what chance would your boy have? Which is cheaper?" Fine feathers make fine birds. An old adage that hits home with folks who are finicky about their appearance. Hero at Leon's the giddy and the gaudy are unknown. For years we have ^one bust- ness on the premises that fashion can, never compromise with quality . . . that only feathers that are really FINE can make fine birds. 210 North Pittsburg Street. PHONE 673. LEON'SE O A week ago wo offered a factory special on our "famous" Hne oi Comstock-Cnstle room neuters a t . . . . SAVINGS OF By Request We Are Holding This Special One More Week NOTICE TO NORGE OWNERS Ask Us About Our User Plan. Conneiisviile Norge Appliance Co. 404 W. Crawford Ave. Opposite West Side aiotor Co. Phone 1501. Open !l A. Tir. to S I'. 31. SPRING SUCCESS STORY-the 3-Pc. S U I T 9O Smartly styled of Shetland w o o l s , flannels and nob- by cloth's and trimmed with lovely collars of fox fur. tn wheatstalk, navy b l u e , raspberry, beige and black. Sizes 14 to 20. 206 N. Pittsljurg St. IMione G7U.

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