The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on February 25, 1938 · Page 3
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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Friday, February 25, 1938
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FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 25, 193S. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE, PA. PAGE THREE. Annual Farm Event At Mount Pleasant; 1,100 Hear Program Grand Theatre Auditorium Overflows With Record Attendance. OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST Special to The Courier. MOUNT PLEASANT, Feb. 25 -The hall committee in charge of the ninth annual Farmer's Institute, held in Grand Theatre Thursday, counted 1,100 persons in attendance. Standing room in the theatre was at a premium, and the hall w as utilized with doors thrown open The moraing session opened with G. Wyhc Ov erly, cashier of the Mount Pleasant State Bank, presiding. The invocation was offered by Rev. Q. A. Holsopplc, pastor of the Mount Pleasant and Mount Joy Church of the Brethren, and the address of welcome v,as given by C E. Zimmerman. The response was by W. H. Fletcher. Two addresses were on the mom- ing program One was by County Farm Agent W. L. Treager, who substituted for Hariy H. Kauflman of State College, and one by Dr. R L Watts, dean of the school of agn- cultuie of State College who talked on "My Farm." During the afternoon motion pictures were shown through the courtesy of the theatre management. A piano accordion solo by Joseph Bandroschezk of East Huntingdon Township High School also pleased. Mis. Portia Harvey, cstension specialist in nuirition at State College, talked on "The School Lunch." and Dr Kenneth Hood ot State College talked on "Dairy Marketing" Music was furnished during both sessions by Hurst High students. A comedy sketch was given by Annabelle Blystone and Bruce Ha- Other numbers were by the Little German Band with eight students, a German folk dance with 16 girls, and the Rarrbler's Hill Billj Orchestra with fiv; members. John Mctz was vocalist The committees in charge u ere: Rotary Club, W C Cochrone, John C. Haberlcn, Israc Davis, F. D. Barnhart, C B. Shupe and Frank E Queer; Kiwanis Club, J. R. Wood, M. R. George, Shannon Krembrook, Reuben Barnhart and Edward Gnd- Icr; business men, J. R. Wood and M. R. George; Agricultural Extension Association, Frank N. Stoner, Roy Rumbaugh, A. B. Hornci and W. L. Trcagcr. Check Tubercular Tests Dr. Gallagher, of the State Department of Health and Elizabeth McKenna State.nurse, were at Ramsay High School Thursday, ehecking on tubercular tests made Tuesday at the school. Of the 120 given tests 70 were freshmen and the balance members of the various athletic groups In the followup 16 showed a positive reaction. Willard Memorial Program. The Mount Pleasant Union of the Women's Christian Temperance Union will hold a Frances Willard Memorial program in connection with its regular meeting at the home of Mrs. D. H Stoner in College avenue, Tuesday, March 1, at 2 o'clock. Two Births at Hospital. A son was born to Mr and Mrs John Lamb of Brownsville at Frick Memorial Hospital at 11:10 o'clock Thursday evening A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs Joseph Forejt of Morcwood street at 2:50 o'clock this morning To Wed Duce's Son Typographical Union Referendum April 6 INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 25 --The International Typogiaphical Union set April 6 for a referendum on five questions, four of which deal with the organisation's connection with the American Federation of Labor. The fifth question is whether the ITU shall relinquish jurisdiction over the mailers, who recently voted withdrawal from the ITU. The AFL policy questions arc: Whether the special one per cent a month assessment by the Denver convention should bo paid as a voluntary action; whether a referendum should be required before payment of any assessment levied by the AFL executive council; whether the ITU shall "continue to maintain its individuality, and refuse to take a charter and be subordinate to any organization," and whether the ITU shall "continue to exercise complete and unrestricted authority to define its jurisdiction" and authorize the executive council to take such actions as may be necessary to retain the ITU rights in the AFL. Court Discharges Rule. UNIONTOWN, Feb. 25--Rule heretofore granted to show cause u liy judgment should not be opened and the defendant let into a defense \\ .is discharged by Judge H. S Dumbould in the case of Rosic Mandick against Eva Dexler and in the action brought by Tony Tercska against Sam and S. G. Hams. Baby Race Fortune to Be Divided by Ontario Court i TWO OTHERS i DEMAND PORTION Gmn Rubcrti, 18-ycnr-old daughter of A civil engineer of Rome, n pictured above. She is to mnrry Bruno Mussolini, son of the Italian dictator, in tho Spring. (Central Prctt) ODDITIES IN THE NEWS D\ United Pre« NEW YORK. Feb 25--The Brooklyn public libiary, which has 500,000 names recorded in its registration office, offered tod.iy to help p irents select names for their children. Among the names filed last year arc Baslme, Earlme. Earthhne, Emlcta, Floras ne. General, Gurdeon, Hom- iiious, Ncrvcrtia. Ordinary, Shulamith, Vicilla .md Zipperath Another name was Fhmpta, which the chief librarian snid should be given to blue-eyed boy of a rather Prixie nature." B1BBSBORO. N. J , Feb 25 --The borough council ruled tint relic) clients who own automobiles must turn in their license tagcs in exchange for food orders. "Why shoulc we support persons who have cars 7 " asked Mayor Lucius W. Parker. "It is true that we don't give any money to relief clients--only food orders. That makes us wonder where they get money for gasoline " The license tags will be kept by the relief director until the car owners go off relief. NEW YORK, Feb 25--Conservation Commissioner Lithgow Osborne went fishing in the heart of New York City and reeled in a two- pound trout It w as a nice catch, he thought, but there was another catch He did his fishing in a poo at the national sportsmen's show al Grand Central Palace. NEW YORK, Feb 25.--Donald R Welch, 31, spent his last nickel to get a stolen car off his conscience He called at the home of Fret Stadler, 25, and said that he had taken Stadlcr's car for a 5,000-mile joy-ride. Stadler didn't believe him and slammed the door in his face Welch's last nickel took him by subway to a police station where his story was believed. He was held for the grand jury. Doctor, 96, Tells Why Men Prefer Blondes LONDON, Feb. 25--Sir Jamc; Critchton-Bi ow ne, 96-year-old doctor, believes he has an answer to the question ' Why gentlemen prefe: blondes " "There is a good deal of truth in the allegation." he says in a book "Exophthalmic goiter is undoubtedly much more common in blondes than in brunettes and it tends in its in cipicnt stage to produce a type o woman who is clever, volatile, lively and tempermental with large, lus tious eyes, distinctively attraclivc tc the other sex." RESPITE GRANTED FRANKLIN SLAYER HAr.RISBURG, Feb 25--Governo Geor- H Earlc has granted a re spite to Ralph E Hawk, 20-ycar-oli Franklin county farmhand undo death sentence for the arson slaying of his Evveetheart's molhcr and sister, staying his execution from March 7 to the week beginning March 28. The respite was made to permi Hawk to present a clemency plea a the March 16 session of the Pardon Board. N O T I C E - * * DAMAGED PLASTER We are prepared to do emergency plasteimg on short notice We will repair your damaged plaster without making a mess, and do it quickly. Also lathing and stuccoing. TREE ESTEWATES OF COST A. W. TAYLOR Phono 511 E rrinois Avc, Connellsvillc, Pa FOUR WOMEN W I L L S H A R E DERBY FUND TORONTO, Out, Feb .55--The Inal hearing on distribution of the cs in Toronto's- $500,000 "baby derby today found torn mother^ assuicd of a fortune and two others clamoring for u sh ire of the monej. Justice W. E Middlelon called the contestant* before him for was expected to be a stoimy session. The four alieady suic to share in the pruc for having the most babies n 10 ye irs aic Mrs. John Naglc, Mrs. Alfred Smith, I.Irs Ai thur Titnleck and Mrs John McCIc- in Still refusing to concede defeat are Mrs Martin Kennj,fieryFrench- C madian, and Mrs. Pauline Mae Clarke, a 26-year-old red-head Counsel for these two were expected to provide most of the urewoiks The six "finalists" claim nine children v\ ere born to each of them between October 31, 1926, and October 31, 103C, the 10- car-old period of the race which started when a fun-loving baehelor, Chnrlcs Vance Miller, willed the residue of us estate to the Toronto mother who bore the most children within 10 years of his death Executors of the esUite hav e formally admitted the claims of the tlrst four mothers Mrs Clarke's c!*im was questioned on the grounds her five voungcst children were born after her husband left her. The problem facing Mrs. Kenny is to prov e that three of the nine children whos'e births she has registered were not still-born, declared on the certificates Her counsel also is seeking permission to have two other buths post-registered which, if gi anted would give her 11 children claimed to h ivc been born during the race It n. considered unlikely that the request will be granted Justice Middleton has held that still-born children cannot be counted Justice MiddUton also ruled last November, in upholding the validity of the race, that only mothers of legitimate children were eligible. His ruling was upheld b the Ontario appellate couit and the supreme court of Can.ida Mrs Clarke contends that as her children were born in wedlock they arc legitimate. Her counsel plans to call her husband as a w itncss Harry Madill whos-e name appears as the father on birth rcgistiations of four of Mrs. Clarke's children, also is being sought The hearing may require several days Claims Wife Does Not Need Funds, Asks Rule By Court Be Dismissed UNIONTOWN, Feb 25--Filing an answer to the petition of his wife L}dia Jane Morgan, for counsel fees and alimony pending action in the divorce libel he has already entered, Russell H. Morgan, through counsel, asked that a rule, issued in the case, be dismissed and that he not be required to pay her counsel fees or any sum of alimony. Morgan avers he maintains a room In Connellsvillc, where he spends his week-ends, but that he is employee in Buffalo by the New York Central Railways Company. He denied the charge contained in his wife's petition that he took her and their chile to Cleveland, Ohio, and dcscrtcc them He states he does not make in excess of $300 and demands proof to the contrary; he denies that she is wholly and totally without means to defend her-elf in the divorce suit as she declared, and states that his daughter is employed and living with the wife The husband charges the wife is not in need o' funds to adequately and propcfly maintain and supper' herself wh le IMe divorce suit is pending, but tint she is cmplo}ct and has been foi a long period of time. WaslmiKton Hxcs Millagc. Washington increased its tax levy from 11 to 13 mills and decided to float a S100000 bond issue. Withou tho bond issue it would have been necessary To hiko (he millagc to 16 councilmcn said Governor's Pretty Envoy r : m^' t* r jiiif B , ,T* ' ' ,/f;i'l ff n " * "«F ^ 5''' x ''^^3ft**' ' i " ^ : ' *^'/ - - '! "^ 'i*^*' Sx^ ^ ^v jtet v- »^ *·.--^'·^""·'^"fe One of the most enthusiastic passengers aboard Wisconsin's Good Will Tram u h u h is touring the South and East, Fcbru u 21 to M irch 9, is Mni Alice Biker, 17, Wisconsin's dairy queen. A 4-H club g.rl from dmund, \ \ i s , Alice uas ovcrjoed when Governor Philip f LaFolkltc nimcd her his official Rood will cnvoj. Hei special mission is to present baskets of agricultural products to governors of v.irious sta'es end other dignitaries of cities visited. Included in the itmcnry ot the train arc Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Hond i, North and South Carolina, Virginia, M.irylind Washington, D C, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana Stops vi-lll be rmde in Chicago. Evansville, Ind , Nashville and Ch.itt.anoofi i Tcnn , Atlanta, Ga , Tarpon Spring!, ClearvvaUr, St Petersburg. Tampa Lakcl md, Orlando Miami S! Augustini, ,md Jacksonville Fla . Sivann ill, Ga , Kichmond, Va . "Washington. D. C Daltimore, Md , Philaodohi i, Hirmburg and Pittsburgn, Pa , Columbus, Ohio, and Fort Wajne, Ind. Religious Sect Urges Margiotti Review His Opinion on Flag Samte PHJLADLLPHIA, Feb 25--Jc- vah's witnesses of Pennsylvania announced today that the Attorney Genet al of the Commonwealth, Charles J Maigiotti was petitioned [his week by 4,G57 of their members to citefully levicw and consider his foimal opinion of October, 1935, advising the Supeimtendent of Public Jnstiuction to icquire all public school pupils to salute the United Stales flag The petitioners s ud "We \vho h u e Mgncd.this petition do not p \rticip.ite in the salute of any flag 01 cicature because to do so would violate the law of Almighty God" The Attoincy Generals opinion resulted, said the petition, in dc- b n ring about a hundred pupils from further attending the public schools Many of these children "vveie brutally treated They vv ere beaten, choked, knocked around, and attempts made to incarcerate some of them in public ins.itutions Some patents vvcic arrested and ihaigcd with cinne j solely because they had taught their children the Bible truths concerning the rendering of obeisance to images . . The wrongs biought about as a les-ult of our petition arc continuing ones The children of Jehovah's witnesses .ire still denied attendance at the public schools, and we arc subjected to gicat expense to provide them equivalent education elsewhere We protest against this injustice and ask that you carefully review and reconsider the matter and issue an opinion and instructions to the educational authorities of the Commonwealth \vhich will be in conformity with the fundamental law of the land The decision of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania was mentioned in both the letter and the pcittion That high couit decided that the compulsory flag salute regulation deprives Jehovah's witnesses "of the DIVORCE GRANTED, ANOTHER SOUGHT Special to The Courier UNIONTOWN, Feb. 25.--Wesley McClelland of Umontown was g jnted a divoice from Nell McClelland of Lcmont on a charge of desertion Testimony indicated they had never lived together after being married m Morgantown, W. Va , July I 12 1934. | Robert Skillcorn of Brownsville filed a libel charging his wife, Bernice Pcona Skillcom, with desertion They were married m Cumberland, Md, October 25, 1934, and separated three years later. libeity of conscience guaranteed them by the Pennsylvania Constitution and protected by the Fourteenth Amendment to the Federal Constitution" and also that no "man, even though he be a school director or a judge, is empowered to censor another's religious convictions or set bounds to the areas of human conduct in which those convictions should be permitted to control his actions, unless compelled to do so by an overriding public necessity which properly requires the exercise of the police power The Attorney General was asked to give careful consideration to the matter m order that tyrannical and un-American acts against freedom of worship and conscience may cease for all time in the Commonwealth ot Pennsylvania. :alve. ose mops Liquid, TablEU COLDS and FEVER Cheek* first day Headache, 30 mlnutei Try "Rub-My-Tlun"-Worl4'* Beit Lint men t ( 12 Fayetie r Somerset Couniians Indicted tor Liquor Law Violations PITTSBURGH, Fib 25 --The Federal grand jury today returned 24 indictments charging 30 persons with violations of the Nation il liquor laws Those named in the indictment included Paul Gollo. charged with concealing 21 gillons ot whisky at Conemaugh township Somerset county, on October 0 1937 Homer Pntts and Kenneth R Pntls, charged with operating a 75- g illon still and possessing 40 gallons of whisk} and 617 gallons of mash in Upper Turkefoot township, Somerset count}, August 11, 1917 Bcm Ermini, charged with removing 15 gallons of whisky from premises near Plummer, Fayette counly, November 3, 19T7. Maurice Lyons and John R Gar}, charged with operating a 100-gallon slill and concealing five gallons of whisky and 1,200 gallons of mash at Middlecrcck township, Somerset county, October 8, 1937 Eugene W. Stout, charged with operating a 100-gallon still and concealing 20 gallons of whisk} and 200 gallons of m ish at Middlocrcek township, Somerset county, October 8, 1937. Felix Pasquale and Tony Caruso charged with concealing 85 gallons of whiskey at Upper Tyrone township, Fayette count}, September 10, 1937. Edwaid Marconi charged with openlmg a 250-gallon still and concealing 85 gallons of whisky and 2,700 gallons ot mash at North Union township, Fa}Cttc county, December 28 1937. Enos Hammond and Jacob Sleas- mann charged with concealing three and onc-h ilf gallons of whisky and 150 gallons of mash at Middlecreck township, Somerset county, October 1, 1937. Three Convicted of Murder. SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, Feb 25 -- Hjiry Dingledme, 54, his son, Harr}, 27, and Hairy Chapman were convicted of murdering P ilrolman Martin Randolph last September. Since there was no iccomrncndation of mercy, the three must be sentenced to die in the electric chair. James W. Kcnyon Dies James William Kenyon, 66 of Roscoe father of Mis Mamie Hart of Mount Pleasant, died Monday in the Charlci oi-Monessen Hospital. TOMATOES POTATOES ESOAROLE ENDIVE SP^AGH CELERY APPLES GRANGES GWEFRSJIT APPLES LEMONS APPLES Large, Fancy Large, New Well Bleached Well Bleached Texas No Sand Fancy Florida Eating or Cooking California Sunkist Large Florida Red, Delicious Large Sunkist Fancy Baldwin 2 IDS. 19c 7 IDS. 25c 3 IDS. 25c 3 las. 25c Ib.Sc 2 stalks 9c 10lb.19c each 1c 6 for 25c 6 IDS. 25c 5 for 10c 7 ibs. 25c 137 V. Cnunor.1 A-vc. We Dclhcr. Phono 1508 Two great selling days to make your money buy far more than you may believe possible. The last Community Bargain Day, Saturday, and Monday, the last day of our great February Furniture Sale. Just 2 more days to put new beauty in your home at almost unbelievably low Sale prices. Don't miss your golden opportunity. FEBRUARY SALE ENDS WHEN OUR STORE CLOSES MONDAY AT 5:30 P. M. Complete Home Furnishers Since 1891

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