The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on February 24, 1938 · Page 14
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February 24, 1938

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 14

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PAGE SIX. THE DAILY COURIER. CONNELLSVILLE. PA. FRIDAY, .MARCH -1, 103S. Looking Backward FRIDAY. FEBRUARY IS. 189S . Detailed report of the Conncllsvillc coke' trade /or week ending February 12 shows a total of 48.608 ovens in the region of which 14,806 are in blast and 3,802 idle with a total estimated production of 152,182 tons. An injunction to restrain A. B. Morton from erecting a laundry on what would be Porter avenue if that thoroughfare would be opened cast of Pittsburg street is refused by the court in Uniontown. Postmaster Hnrry Marietta is succeeded by Clark Collins. Because New Haven is without fire protection, and . the Connellsville company refused aid, a waiting room of .the Connellsville-New .Haven Lcisenring Street Railway Company is burned to the ground. Edward Soath, trapper boy in the Darr mine at Van Meter, is killed while riding a trip. Josiah Marietta, town's oldest- citizen, dies in his 90th year. Daniel. Wilhelm of. Adelaide and Ida J. Soisson of Connellsville are granted a marriage license. A double wedding is performed at Dunbar. The couples arc James Humbert and Miss Hilda. Young and Harry Yaw and Miss Alma Young. James Shaw, 82, dies at Hunker station. · Frank B. Pope resigns as general manager of. the Humbert Tin Plate works. ·' Mr. and Mrs. Charles p. Lindley and family go to Butte,-Mont., to · make their home. John L. Gilmorc resigns his position with the Fayette Lumber Company and goes to Kockwood to work for the Baltimore Ohio. McClain Crossland of New Haven is having his blacksmith shop converted into a tenement house. Samuel McGough, civil engineer for the B. O., injures his ankle by wrenching it in a frog in the yard. Announcements are out for the marriage of-Miss Bessie Ernestine Hamilton and ;Clarence ^Wilbert Hayes: 7 THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1908 Detailed report of the Connellsvillc coke trade for week ending February 15 shpws a. total of 36,355 ovens in the region of which 17,858 s are in blast and 18,597 idle xvith R total estimated production of 1G0.018 tons. Shipments for the week total 7,054 cars. Mrs. Arminta Baker, wife of Solomon Baker, born near old Fayette Furnace 1 , dies at the age of 106 years at the''home of her grandniece, Mrs. Willis Baker at Trotter pumping station. John Stevinsky is shot and killed at Everson as the innocent victim of an intoxicated man. Skating on the snow in Mount Pleasant township, Charles Brothers falls and breaks a leg. Republican majorities for nearly every ofllce mark the borough election. P. J. Tormay, superintendent of the Trotter works of the H. C. Frick Coke Company, entertains the heads of various departments inside and outside the mine and the office force of the plant at a supper. The., Linn plant of the Washington Coal i: Coke Company goes into operation after a long idleness. Christian Shank, 97 years old, dies from pneumonia. Jonathan Bryner, 64, dies at Ohiopyle. Hays Miller, Baltimore Ohio conductor, is severely burned about the face while sitting on the pilot of an engine passing through Sand Patch tunnel. ·West Pcnn Railways Company opens its line to Orient. Jacob C. Henry is elected manager of South Connellsville Lumber Company to succeed W. S. Ringer. Isaac Colbert, one of the. eldest residents of Fayette county, dies at his home at Liberty. THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 21, 1818 Detailed report of the Connellsville coke trade for Week ending February 16 shows a total of 37,934 ovens in the region of which 33,297 are in blast and 4.637 idle with a total estimated production of 210,772 tons Shipments for the week total 7,77 tons.-' · ' · _ ; ; "Department of Justice · has been notified that cars loaded with coal on certain lines of the Connellsville region have been found to contain dynamite on their arrival at their destination. J. Howard Strong, Rockwood, is made road foreman of engines on the S. C. Brunch. P. J. Hnrrigun is elected president of the B. O. Veterans' Association. Rev. C. G. Buffer, pastor at Perryopolis, resigns to go to Charleroi. The Markleton sanitarium is taken over by the government, for the care of sick and wounded soldiers rclurn- ,ng from France. William Wallace, 40, hus both legs Broken when 15 Western Maryland freight cars pile up at Ohiopyle and are burned. Wallace was engaged in unloading timber from a wagon .and was caught between the wreckage and piles of timbers. Sixteen comrade;: of Willimn. F. Kurtz Post, No. 104, G. A. R., attend the 70th birthday anniversary dinner at the home of Colonel .Inmes J. Barnhart. Rev. J. W. Wilson resigns as pjiator Of the Dunbar Presbyterian Church. A serious break in the city water mains is finally'located In the Yough- iogheny River. Viro hose stretched across the bridge partially relieve the West Side. The maple sugar season opens with much activity in the Indian Creek Valley and Somerset county region. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY: ic. mas Detailed report of the Connellsville coke trade for the week ending February 11, shows a total of 25,878 ovens in the region of which 4,581 are in blast and 21,297 idle with a total estimated production of 53,700 tons. M. V. White-man, assistant engineer of ihe H. C. Frick Coke Con.pany at Scottdale, is transferred to Lynch, Ky., where he assumes the duties of assistant general superintendent and chief engineer of the United States Coal Coke .Company. Thirty-five men arc employed at the Nellie Coal Coke Company at Vanderbilt. / The Dexter Lumber Flooring Company will start business nt Scottdale In April and give employment to 100 men. W. H. Harding is general manager. Mrs. Clara Mac Bontz, former Dunbar township teacher, dies at her home at Everson. A. ,S. Kahn. mimagcr of Nelson's store, is honored at a tcstimonia' dinner by the Merchants Club, ns he is transferred to Canton, Ohio, and will be succeeded here 'by H. S Homer. James Richcy. 71. dies at his home at South Conncllsvillc. Mrs. Kary Murphy, who is making The New Dean CHRISTMAS RUSH BREAKS OUT ANEW IN CONNECTICUT HARTFORD, Conn., Mar. 4.--) Santa Glaus ployed a return engage-1 mcnt here as the Christmas rush, sans holly and mlsteltoe, commenced inew nt'tl'.j Hartford postomce. It all started when a druggist whose store was used as a contract stal station found in the basement plump sack with several hundred pieces of muil that had been overlooked since last December. Postmaster William 4. Rankln assigned a crew of workers to prepare letters which will accompany each licce of mail and express the department's apologies for the more :hon two months tardiness. Mins Mnrgnret Diacrt (nbove) has been named doim of Wilson College, Chrvmborsburg, Pn. For tho last ten ycirs she was refriBtrar and adviser of freshmen, »nd a graduate of thc'clnss of '20. fCmtrol Prcts) West Penn Power Will Build 26 Rural Lines HARR1SBURG, Mar. 4.--West Pcnn Power Company of Pittsburgh was authorized by the Public Utility Commission to construct 28 rural electric line extensions to serve 242 customers In six counties. Briton Banned From Air. LONDON. Mar. 4.--Colonel Josinh Wcdgewood, Laboritc member of Parliament and former wartime military commander, was banned from the radio by the British Broadcasting Corporation after he refused to delete criticism of Adolf Hitler and Bcnlto Muolini. 838 Teacher Certificates. There were 838 certificates issued to teachers in Pennsylvania during January, Dr. Lester K. Ade, superintendent' of Public Instruction, announced at Hnrrisburg. One-hundred iUty-seven certificates were issued on the basis of college preparation and 52 certificates for graduate college work. / Sew Wfndbcr Slinlstcr. SOMERSET, /Mar. 4.--Rev. O. H. Nelson of Chiipgo has been named pastor of the Hirst Lutheran Church of Windbcr. We succeeds Rev. John A. Richter, (supply pastor, who preached his farewell sermon Sunday. Rev. Clarence Mollin had been the Windber minister until he resigned to go to Bradford. Jack Orr Retires From U. S. Service After 31 Years After 31 years of unbroken service in the revenue department of the United States Government, Frank J. (Jack) Orr of Brownsville wns retired on pension Monday, his 70th birthday anniversary. He entered the employ of the department In 1907 ns n storckcepcr- gaugcr under the collector ot internal revenue and later went to the permissive department during prohibition, being transferred to the alcohol tax unit after repeal of the 18th Amendment. His assignments during his Government, service included A. Overholt Company, Inc., at Broad Ford and others in Western Pennsylvania. Convicted In Killing. WASHINGTON, Pa., Mar. 4.--A jury Wednesday night convicted John Kelly, Jr., of second degree murder in the death of James Tedesco, Fredcricktown miner, killed during a robbery. OJfK BAY ONI.Y TODAY ONLY OXi ' 1)AY OX1Y FROMTE FLAMING PEN THOMAS NXON M1HOH. Of THE 81 NAT Plus . . . 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