The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on February 23, 1938 · Page 15
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February 23, 1938

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 15

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 103S. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE, PA. PAGE FIFTEEN. Many County Poultrymen Fail to Realize Profit, Farm Agent Carter 1 Says Fayette county poultrymeni met with H. H. Kauffman, poultry extension specialist of State College, on Tuesday and Wednesday, and discussed their management problems. It was explained records show that if poultrymen are to continue in business it is necessary for them to raise n flock of laying hens that are bred to lay 150 eggs per bird per year. The speaker told them that now is the proper time to determine what next year's poultry clock is going to be. One of the most critical periods in the farm poultry business is when to order baby chicks. Too many Fay- cite county poultrymen are putting their money into the business but are not getting it back out in the form of profit. Farm Agent R. E. Carter explained. To do this they must start with good healthy chicks bred to high egg production, raise them properly and fetd their laying birds balanced rations in addition to keeping them in suitable laying houses. Discussion o£ the management of laying flocks and the importance of proper selection of baby chicks was conducted by Mr. Kapffman at the meetings held in Dawson Grange Hall in Lower Tyrone township. Sandy Hill Church on the New Salem road, Clyde Brown farm near Flatwoods and the David Binns farm in Jefferson township. Appellate Court Holds Up New York Prices for Coal By United Press. WASHINGTON, Feb. 23--The District of Columbia Court of Appeals today temporarily stayed application of the National Bituminous Coa Commission's minimum price orders to 1,500 member industries of the associated industries of New York. The order granted the New York group relief similar to that accorded by the same court last week at the request of 209 railroads, three coa companies and the city of Cleveland No opinion was written but Justice Harold M. Stephens said the decision followed the same line as last week': order. At that time, the court indi catcd doubt that the commission had held "adequate" public hearings be fore fixing prices as required by law Truckers Granted PUC Certificates HAHRISBUJtG, Feb. 23.--PuWI Utility Commission has issued cer tiflcatcs of public convenience to these truckers: Fayelte county--Russell Durnel] Connellsviile, lumber, mine prop and; J. Don Marietta, Dunbar, build ing and road construction materials and John Beck, Brownsville. Somerset county--Milton J. Shank Somerset, household goods and offlc furniture. Sues for $5,000 Damages. UNIONTOWN, Feb. 23.--Suit fo $5,000 was entered Monday agains Wayne Hook of Fricndsville, Md., b Dorothy Mae Stuck through Jame E. Stuck and for the latter in his ow right, of York Run. The action the outgrowth of an automobile acci dent July 11, 1337, along the Yor Run-High House road. It is charge Hook, visiting at York Run, sen Harley Dawson to have gasolin placed in his'machine. Almost d rcctly in front of the plaintiff's horn the car struck the girl, it is chargd and she was allegedly seriously in jurcd. House-Raisin? Endures. GREENLAND, N. H., Feb. 23.-Harry Hanson is thankful that th old New England custom of house raising still exists. Neighbors hclpe him build a new home in five week after a fire had destroyed the origin ol structure. (eirsled Hearing Again Stalemated By Missing Papers UNIONTOWN, Feb. 23.--Fayettc ounty's tax hearing, which gives remise ot being long drawn out, was a*lematcd again Monday and an ad- jurnment was granted until 1:30 clock this afternoon by the court hen it developed additional records ecessary to substantiate testimony ere missing. During the interim, Mrs. Frances . Keirstcd, star witness in the cur- ent action, will continue a search or lists of taxablcs, the amount ot xcs paid and dates the money was eceived in an effort to clear up a ash deposit of $24,071.43 made by er July 9, 1934, to Thomas R. \ubrcy, then county treasurer. The total does not represent an dditional credit on the 1033 or 1934 duplicates but is, the woman tax ollecujr explained yesterday, a sum ollected over a period of months on eated land returns for the 1931 and 932 tax duplicates which already ad been satisfactorily closed and on vhich the bonds had been released. The current proceeding is the rc- ult of a petition by the American Surety Company to open judgment n the action brought by the Com- ·nonwcalth against the bonding con- ern and Mrs. Keirsted. The woman, convicted ot tax embezzlement and sentenced to Allegheny county workhouse by Ex- 'udge Thomas H. Hudson, was ·eturned here from that institution vhen she indicated she would break her long, self-imposed silence and aid n clearing up the very much muddled records in the c.ise. Mrs. Keirstcd appeared in courl yesterday in possession of the long- missing, much-desired 1933 and 193- ax duplicates which she is alleged o have concealed alter the embezzlement action had been started igainst her. She defied efforts to uncover the records, was cited foi contempt of court for failure to produce them and drew a one-yea: sentence which she defiantly sat ou n women's quarters of county jail Other receipts and checks, togcthe with the list of exonerations allowcc her on the duplicates by the oount commissioners, were admitted, wit] :he duplicates, as evidence in th learing as exhibits of the county. Attorneys Dean D. Sturgis and W Brown Higbce, special counsel en gaged to represent the county in th proceedings, -struck another snag however, in tho shape of a batch o receipts for $24,071.43 and a checl lor $21,733.73. Mrs. Keirsted testified the sum-$24,071.43--represented a cash de posit made by her on July 9, 1934, t Thomas R. Aubrey, then count treasurer, lor which she was given in return, the large batch of receipt naming individual taxables who ha paid her. To substantiate the assertion ah had made the cash deposit on July 9 1934, T,he offered county counsel th batch of receipts--all dated the sam date in the name of the taxables fo whom she had acted as an agent i collecting their delinquent taxes o the 1931 and 1933 seated land return on order of the old board of com missioners. Attorneys Sturgis and Higbce, yes terday, directed that, during the next day and a half, she endeavor to uncover the list of taxables, the amounts paid and the dates they were paid to her to apply on these 1931 and 1932 seated land returns in an effort to determine whether they had been properly entered and not confused with payments made on the 1933 and 1934 tax duplicates. Another snag, yesterday, was represented in a check for $21,738.73, made payable June 23, 1933, by Mrs. Keirsted to Thomas R. Aubrey which, it was pointed out, was to close the 1931 tax duplicate. SCOTT'S SCRAP BOOK By R..J.SCOTT FAMILY NAME WAS DE "TttE. FIR51" AlfTftEMtlC RECORD -Sm-..,~ «. ,,,».,,,,. FAMILY ARMS -THE. OFUINAX. MoTlFoF -trlE AMERJCA.N HAD -Two S1RIPES AHt-fnR£E. FIVE- DE WHICH KAME . MODERX SPELLING OF WAcSHI A-5-fAHDA.RD I Yrffi-lHl$ DEVICE PtlmitlvcSucarMHI Modern SURM Mill CUBA.' 5 AM OJ-P A-HD MEW' SlJQAfe. BANDS WERE. FORMER. W COMMOK AMONS BOYS W * LORI DA. N RATHER.. FOR -f-HEIR. MUSIC IM-rfjJL COPYRIGHT. 1918. KINC FEATURE! SYNDICATE !«. Meyersdale MEYERSDALE. Feb. 23.--William W, Black, managing editor of the Mcyersdale Republican, and William ?. Divcly, linotype operator, left Sunday for New York City on a Business trip. Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Linderman returned Monday from Reading, \vhere they visited friends for several days. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Miller, who spent two weeks visiting the hitter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Santo Lucenti, here and other relatives in Johnstown, left Sunday for their home in New York City. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Darnley of Cumberland arc spending a few days with the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Darnley. Francis SUiccr and son, Leonard, of Homestead are spending a few days at the home of the former's mother. Mrs. Mary Stacer. They had been visiting in Cumberland, and stopped here on their return. Mrs. Nelson Finzel and Carl Bankamycr of Akron, Ohio, are visiting relatives and friends here. Miss Palma Lucentc, teaching school at Kitzmiller, Md., spent the week-end here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Santo Lucente. Mrs. Elizabeth Speicher returned to her home in Jcnncrstown, Sunday, after a two-month stay at the home of her sister, Mrs. John Adamson. Mr. aad Mrs. Charles Sanders were recent business visitors to Johnstown. William Thornley, Jr., ot Connells- villc, spent the week-end with his grandparent*, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lint. Phillips. The other day he rowed a dinghy from Black's Harbor to Eastport, IB miles. Next birthday Phillips will be 103. Building Error Sawed Out. AUBURN, N. Y., Feb. 23.--A large iron cart used to carry concrete was left in an office room when Auburn's new postonice was completed. The cart was too large to be removec through the door of the room. Posla officials cut it with an acetylene lorch. NEW COUNCILMEN PAID $300 MORE THAN "VETS" -® Flatwoods Division Of Aid Society Has Afternoon Meeting Special to The Courier. DAWSON, Feb. 23.--The Flatwoods division o£ the Ladies Aid Society of the Great Bethel Baptist Church of Uniontown met at the lome of Mrs. Frank Townsend at Flatwoods. There were 25 present. Quilting occupied the afternoon. Recovers From Operation. Mrs. Ralph Cooke is convalescing from a recent operation which she underwent at Columbia Hospital, Wilkinsburg. Mrs. Cooke is at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Haas of Railroad street. Missionary Society to Meet. The Women's Foreign Missionary Society o' the Philip G. Cochran Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church will meet Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Mrs. H. N. Cameron's group will be in charge. Personals. Mrs. Ohman Haas .spent several days last week at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bosley of McKccs Rocks. Mrs. Elsie Confer of Vanderbilt is slowly Improving afer being ill for some time. Miss Ada Nine of Terra Alta, TV. Va.. is visiting with her sister, Mrs. G. W. Brady of Vanderbilt. Samuel Jacobs and J. Earle Roberts of Point Marion were visiting with Vrs. G. B. Roberts of Vanderbilt, recently. Miss Ada Nine, Mrs. G. W. Brady, Mrs. S. E. Porter, and Miss Carrie Dull of Vanderbilt, Mr. and Mrs. Wade Haas and son, Wade, of St. James Park were Connellsvillc shoppers Friday. Donald Haas of Braddock Park Inn was calling here Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Shaffer and daughter, Shirley Ann, of Vanderbilt recently visited an aunt, who is a patient at Frick Mimorial Hospital, Mount Pleasant. Mrs. W. W. McBurncy of Flatwoods visited recently with Mrs. G B. Roberts oi Vandcrbilt Scnic/rity doesn't mean everything. / The (two "old" members o£ City Council can bear this statement out. Although Paul H. Beighlcy and Berton M. Swartzwcldcr arc "son' members of the councilmanie body, they arc receiving less pay than the two newcomers--Abe I. Daniels and Clarence A. Port. Examination of the city budget lor 1938 reveals Daniels and Port will be paid S750, whereas Bcighley and Swartzwclder will receive but $450, or $300 less. Inasmuch as their tenure had not- expired, they were not eligible lor the wage increase voted last year and which became effective January 1. It is illegal for an incumbent to raise his own salary. Mayor Ira D. Younkin, reelectcd last November, comes under the new scale ot $1,200 a year, whereas ha formerly received $500. Former Councilmcn Charles F. White and Arthur H. Boycr who voted for the salary increase wer« not rcolected. City Controller Fred W. Neuroth also had his pay increased to $750 automatically when the council- manic schedule was hiked. Looking for Bartralns? If so, read the advertising columns, of The Daily Courier. A Three Days' Cough Is Your Danger Signal No matter how many medicines you have tried for your cough, chest cold, or bronchial irritation, you can get relieU now with Crcomulsion. Serious troubla may bo brewing and you cannot afford to take a chance with any remedy lesa potent than Crcomulsion, which goes right to tho scat ot the troublo.and aids nature to soothe and heal the Inflamed mucous membranes and to loosen and expel the germ-laden phlegm. Even II other remedies have faCcd 1 , 'don't bo discouraged, try Crcomulsion. Vour druggist is authorized to refund your money II you are not thoroughly satisfied with tho benefits obtained from the very first bottle.Creomulsion la one word--not two, andithasno hyphen, in it. Ask for it plainly, sco that tho name on tho bottle Is Crcomulsion, and you'll get tho genuine product and, thq relief: you .want. CAdvJ. Down-Easters Still Hardy. EASTPORT, Me., Feb. 23.--Down- Eastcrx nro traditionary a hardy \ race, but few are greater exponents I of rugged individualism than James Patronize Home Merchants. * Who advertise in The Daily Courier. Think of HI A mwtfyU ftULOVA- occurot*, b*auHfut, dependable -for th«»ld clumsy Hm«pl«ci that hat i»*n b*ff«r days, (ring [n your old watch -- w» will glvt you a liberal olio wane* on It whtn you buy a new fiulova. Second National Bank Opposite Orphcum Theatre UNIONTOWN S BEST STORE "The Talk of the Town" ECONOMY BASEMENT SALE STARTS TOMORROW! These Specials On Safe Thursday Morning OnIy-9 A. M. to 12 A. M. Luckics, Camels, Chesterfields, Old Golds. Limit 5 packs. Plus Tax Men's DRESS SOCKS . . First quality, nil si7.cs, in black and blue. pr. Limit 4 pairs. First quality. 18-inch cut. All white. Limit iix. Assorted novelty colors with fringed edge. Limit nix. HOPEMUSliN, 10yds. 15c Riado. SG inch, full bleached. Limit 10 yards. 'S SLIPPERS . 7 f)Dj 5*itin D'Orsay style, in red, blue, bfcick. Limit 1 pair. 100PAieSofSHOES.7 Women's and girls' shoes, to $3.95 value. All spring styles. Limit 1 pair. pair Fine grade, specially priced for 3 hour:;. Limit 2 pounds. Extra loan, young and tender. Priced specially low. Limit 3 pounds. Ib. REGULAR 5c SOUPS . . Tomato or vegetable, in a delicious, rich grade. Limit 6 cans. can Choice, hand-picked Michigan quality beans. Limit 6 pounds. Fine quality, seedless; s,\vcet Limit 1 dozen. and juicy. Oppenheirris Offer Unusual Values For Community Bargain Days Thursday, Friday, Saturday Men's Suits Here are smart suits selling at a price you -wouldn't boliovo possible. Every suit has everything that good styling, careful tailoring and pattern design could give! Here are styles popular for spring and year 'round wear. Former values to $25.00. $16.90 Men's Suits Hero are suits that sold this season at prices to $35.00. They are popular with men who -want real tailoring, quality fabric and stylo. Every Brze tor every type man. $23.90 Entire Stock of j / « OVERCOATS /3 ott Dress Shirts Here is your opportunity to save on fine dross shirts. Ritz and others in up to the minute patterns and plain white. Values to $1.93. $1.15 Dress Socks Smart patterns in silk and lisle. For Bargain Days 5 pr. for $1.00 Shirts and Shorts Made by Allen-A, the shirts are of line combed yarn. The shorts in smart patterns. 3 for $1.00 To $3.95 Sweaters $V.95 $1.50 Work Pants 95c $1.00 Neckwear 65c To SI .95 Boys' Knickers 95c Sweet-Orr Overalls SI .35 $2.00 Pajamas $1.45 Children's Jersey Suits, 3 to 6 years .' 79c Sleeveless Sweaters .:. .95c To $7.95 Wool Jackets, men's and boys' . S2.95 One Lot Union Suits, $1.25 value 69c To $3.50 /v\en's Hats, slightly .soiled $1.95 Oppenheim's FASHIOXS FOR JIEJi 117 North Pittsburg Street. 1'iione 2087.

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