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·MONDAY, MARCH 15, 1HS3. THE DAILY COURIER. CONNEL^SVTnLLE. TA\ PAGE FIVE. C. H. S. NEWS OF THE DAY Essay Winners Announced. i berj in the breast stroke, the side Jean Sullivan won the essay contest sponsored by the Elks m conjunction, with Americanization Week. The title oj the essay was "Americanism, and What It Means to Me." Other winners were Vcra Sherbondy smcl Celia Sapolsky. Students who submitted essays were: Elizabeth Addis, Helen Armcn, Sara Bailey, Edith Bane, John Barbor, Betty Bauer, Vivan Beaumont, Florence Bunch, Rhca Courtney, Mary Jane DeMuth, Jane Errett, Jack Foley, Robert Frankenberry, Robert Freeman, Betty Freets, Virginia Humphrey, Betty Jordan, Harry Kingley, Jessie Koury, Helen Lieb, Leonard Long, Esther Mologne, Rena Moore, Kathleen Morris, Helen Munson, Edith McCoy, Elizabeth Norris, Lloyd Orazi, Celia Sapolsky, Vera Sherbondy, James Smith, Ann Sofranko, Tom Soisson, Mildred Stafford, Beverly Strawn, William SbruWe, Jean Sullivan, Mary Elizabeth Whittaker and Robert Younkin. Display Contest in Stamp Club. A contest between members of ^he Stamp Club was held at the last meeting with students displaying c6l- lections of foreign stamps bearing Americans. Don Welker was the with Kenneth McLaughlin, winner second. David C. Guhl is sponsor. Debate Teams Busy. During the past week Team B debated at Perryopolis and won the negative and positive decision. The negative team is composed of Norma Elpern and Patti Coughenour and the affirmative, Frank Kane and Helen Russo. Team A met Monessen and lost both decisions. The negative team is Earl Lowry and Celia Sapolsky and affirmative, Henry McKobbie and Sara Bailey. March. 17 the A team will travel to St. Vincent's prep school at Latrobe. stroke and' swimming under water, together with surface diving. All arc fundamentals needed in order to do any saving. Vote on Kaxlio and Movies. Miss Catherine Zimmerman's social science classes voted on the radio programs they enjoy most and the type of movie that appeals to them. The results were: for radio, "Those We Love," and "Gangbusters." and for the movies, adventures and rom- Baby Picture Contest. Martha Vinoski was the winner of the baby picture contest held in Senior Homeroom 23 Thursday. W. L. Lewis is sponsor. Contest Results of Room 27. A popularity contest was held in Freshman Homeroom 27 with the following results: Best looking, Audrey Showman, Ronald Daberko; prettiest hair, Audrey Showman, George Rudolph pretticrt eyes, Joyce Lee Shaw, Dale Leonard; most studious, Frances May; best dressed, Audrey Showman, George Rudolph; most polite, Doris Pritts, George Rudolph; most athletic, Edith Hart, George Rudolph, and most coopera- West Penn Wage Contract Extended For Another Year Double-Seek Beds. Clarence MacDonald is making a double- deck bed in manual training class under the instruction of Paul Munsey. It is the first time in 15 years that a double-deck bed has been made. Submit Fine Scrapbooks. Fine scrapbooks on. advertising were submitted in Miss Catherine Zimmerman's Social Science classes by the following: Elsie Buckholz, Genevieve Columbus, Hazel Gibson, Dorothy Haines, Reba Harshman, Lois Linthicum, Victoria Pasulka, Ethel Resh, Dorothy Swallop, Sara Gregg, Helen Knopsnider, Beatrice Rinnan, Richard Leighty, Wilma Ohler, MaVy Sanner, Yvonne Camp, Sara Falvo, Jennie Mazza and Neal Pritts. Word-building Contest. Fred Shrallow conducted a word- building contest in David C. Guhl's sophomore homeroom. It was a geographical word contest. Second Vergil Book. The senior Latin classes taught by Miss Edith Floto nave completed the second book of, Vergil. Community Discussion. A round table discussion on "What the Individual Owes to the Community," was held in John F. Lewis' senior homeroom. Many interesting points were given. Officers Elected. The Homemaking Club elected officers with Genevieve Glassburn as president. Charlotte Slmger, vice- president and Delia Delligatti, secretary. Oral Book Report. William Struble gave an excellent book report on Kenneth Roberts' "Northwest Passage." This was a project in Miss Eleanor Roland's senior English class. Books of Ireland Compiled. Rhca Courtney and Helen Lieb are listing all of the annotated bibliographies and books pertaining to Ireland. A scene of an Irish home is being made by the librarians. Advanced Geography Unit Finished. The unit entitled, "Canada and United States Dependencies and Territories,"'has been completed and a lest was given on this material Friday. Mrs. Dorothy E. Griffin is the instructor. Lorctla Colburn's Team Wins. The eighth grade Latin classes are having one contest after another in regard to work, conduct, etc. One was completed Friday and Loretta Colburn's team was named the winner. Miss Edith Floto is the teacher. Believe It Or Not? Green beans are growing in Room -'4.. This is Miss Irene Kline's room and all credit goes to Farmerette Jeanne Brooks. The bean plant has appeared a little out of season and whether or not the fact that it was planted in sawdust had any affect on it can be explained oy any of these science students. Varied English Schedule. Some students are doing some intensive study of Hamlet and others are writing travel diaries in Miss Eleanor Roland's senior English classes. Emblems. Numbers Distributed. Edith Tulley and Helen Hoopev distributed emblems and the numbers the teams will wear in the Princeton-Yale basketball game Friday, March 24. Gloria Corrado and Iva Brooks were appointed to see that each girl brought candy to be sold at the game. .The candy is to be home-made. Ruth Boyle and Rhea Herd were designated to gather money for the Coker pictures. JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL A telegraph set was exhibited at the Science Club. Messages were exchanged between some of the boys. J. Earl Hildebrand assigned talks to two boys. Provisions of n contract now in effect wiH be extended for another year under the teims o£ a new pact, effective April 1, which has been accepted by employes oi the West Pcnn Railways Company The Courier was advised that Local No. 1105, Amalgamated Association of Street Electiic Railway and Motor Coach Employes of America, has approved te'-ms of the contract which officers have signed and dispatched to the railways offices in Pittsburgh for company signature. The terms of the new contract are exactly the same as that of the present pact which expires March 31. Mystery Witness Before Grand Jury Revealed Now Dead HARHISBDRG, Mar. 13.--The veil of secrecy that covered the "mystery witness" called before the Dauphin county grand jury investigating alleged corruption in former Governor George H. Earle's Administration was withdrawn by State Motor Police Saturday. Colonel Cecil M. Wilhelm, acting Harry Bowers of Sec. H-II has resumed his studies after having been quarantined for four weeks with scarlet fever. Heavy Receipts, Good Market at Stockyard Heavy cattle receipts, good calf market, stronger poultry market and heavy demand for sheep and lambs were the features of the weekly auction of the Fayette Stockyard Company. There was a large demand for all types of butchering cattle. Twenty head of feeder cattle were sold. Hog receipts were also heavy. The quotations: Cattle (receipts heavy)--Common to good steers, ?6 to S8; common to good heifers, 55.50 fo $7.50; common to good bulls, $6 to $7.50; medium to good fat cows, 55.50 to $7.35; bo- lognas, $4 to $5.50; fresh cows and springers, S30 to $60 per head. Calves (receipts good)--Good veals, $10 to $12; common veals, $8 to $10; heavy and thin, $5 to $8; heavy feeders, $15 to S30 per head. Hogs (receipts heavy)--Medium weights, $7.85 to $8.35; heavy weights, $7.25 to $7.75; sows, S6.75 to $7.25; stags, $5 to $6; boars, 33 to $5; pigs, S2.50 to $6 per heart. Sheep (receipts light)--Good sheep, $4.50 to $6; good lambs, $7 to $9; common lambs, $5 to $7; bucks, $3.50 to $4.50; culls and common, $2.50 down. Paultry (receipts good)--Heavy hens, lie to 21c; Leghorns, 12c to 17c; mixed, 15c to ISc. Eggs (Receipts 30 cases)--: to 21c in case lots. What Boy Scouts Are Doing Supt. Davis Talks To Rotary Club On Americanism Gets Tenderfoot Badge. Scout Thedoie Shal of Troop No. 1 received his tenderfoot badge at last week's meeting T|hc Bob White Pntrol planned on aver n.ght hike. This patrol consists (of H a t i y Guard, Bob King, Jack liaw son, Wiliiam , , Voda, Bill Fisher, Jfob Soisson, Ted Shal, Louis Cole, Bob Krueger md Jack and Jim Tiessler. Neckerchief Colors Changed. It was decided by Scouts oi Troop 2 to change the color of their neckerchiefs. The new ones will be gold with a blue border. The Flying Eagle Patrol will hold its meeting Wednesday evening and all Scouts are reminded to bring along 10 cents in order to get a patiol flag. A troop hike was held Saturday and second and first class ^rebuilding and cooking tests were passed. Scouts Enjoy Boxingr. A few rounds of boxing were enjoyed by the Scouts oi Troop 3 after its meeting and Vince Browning acted as referee. The Scouts took a hike last Sunday and are planning another for next Sunday. Large Turnout for Meeting-. A fine attendance marked the meeting held by Troop 5 last Friday evening. Four troop committeemen, Joseph Carlton, J. B. Henderson, Allison Ik'jrshall and Frank Van Norman, were present and made short talks. , . head of the constabulary, revealed \ Tne total a t len a anc e was 41 Scouts his men have been peering into the "suspicious circumstances" surrounding the death of the witness, whom he identified as Robert J. Farrell, 40, Waynesburg construction engineer, the last two weeks. Farrcll was brought to the capital by airplane December 30 for an appearance before the grand jury. Police kept reporters away from him and District Attorney Carl B. Shelley refused to divulge identity of the witness. Shelley reportedly asked State Motor Police to investigate circumstances of Farrell's death February 17 in Allegheny County Hospital, but Colonel Wilhelm declined to say what pnmpted the inquiry. Cause of death reported by the hospital was lobar pneumonia. The district attorney described the "mystery witnesses" testimony at the time as "sensational" but said it was not pertinent to the charges against Earle and 13 other Democrats which Shelley listed in his amended petition lor a grand jury inquiry. Beer Drinking in Sfate To Drop, Budget Hinis HARRISBURG, Mar. 13. -- Beer drinking in Pennsylvania will fall off slightly in the next two years, according to the tax yield anticipated in administration circles. Estimated receipts from, the malt beverage tax (or 1939-41 were $553,528 below collections lor the current j two-year period, a study of Governor James' budget disclosed. 171 From Dirty Snow. CAMBRIDGE, Ohio, Mar. 13.-Martha Alice Snider, eight, has typhoid pneumonia, ascribed to eating dirty snow when at play, while suffering from a cold. and eight visitors. A number of the Scouts accepted an invitation from the Girl Scouts and joined them in a roller skating party at Hill Crest Saturday afternoon. Drill for Meet. The Boy Scouts of Troop 8 met in the gymnasium of the Christian Church where they practiced for the inter-patrol meet to be held next Thursday evening Jack Franks gave instructions in signalling. Eight, Half Million Pounds of Foodstuffs Given Needy in State During the month o£ January approximately eight and one half million pounds of Federal surplus foodstuffs were distributed to families on State assistance rolls, according to figures released today by Howard I*. Hussell, secietary of public assistance. The foodstuffs, consisting largely oi flour, corn meal and rice, wita smaller quantities of dried fruits and evaporated milk, were made available to Pennsylvania by the Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation as a result of Federal purchases to remove market surpluses. The actual January figure of 3,589,000 pounds was about 217,000 greater than the quantity distributed to assistance families m December, flue to the availability of an unusually large quota of corn meal. ibcu.sbing "America and Amcu- ism*' before the Rolcti-y Club Thuisdny, Rotarian WjIIwm G. Davis, superintendent of schools, made an impassioned plea for greatci patriotism, less disregaid of spiiitual values and mote attention to the prmcipk-s laid down by the founding fathers, There's nothing wrong with Amcn- , he said, but with "our Americanism." One fault he found was "too much Up service" and not enough oC real. He deplored the tendency to belittle the traditions of. Washington and Lincoln, saying they must be retained. "If we lose the spirit of those times we lose everything American," he aid. Ke warned against underestimating the spirit, engendered by National heroes and the sincerity that marked their lives. Tt is that same spirit that as Cghtirg for the underprivileged over, he the world PERRYOPOLIS NEWS ITEMS PEHRYiOPOLlS, Mar. 13 --The ] Me," by Mis. L. L. Lowther. Ralph regular Reeling o£ the Missionary Society oi the Christian Church met Tuesday I night at the home of Mrs. O. A. Luce with 12 members present and aevc'i quests. The guests were Murphy and George Johnson, accompanied by UeJen Echard, played two trumpet duet numbers ;.nd Jean Johnson sang j vocal solo. Johanna Marshall lead the poem, "The House Mrs. Elcano. Knox, Mrs. Albert j by the Side of the Road,"' and Mis. Fined for Pollution. PARSONS, W. Va., Mar. 13.--Because they were accused of polluting a river with sawdust, Ben Varner, Frank Vandevender and Washington White paid $10 fines on charges preferred by deputy game wardens. Confluence P. T. A. Has Meeting And Program af School CONFLUENCE, Mar. 13.--One o£ the largest crowds ever to attend a P. T. A. meeting was present at the March session held in Confluence High School auditorium Thursday evening. Devotionals were in charge of A. D. Skinner, superintendent of the Baptist 'Sunday School. The group was led in songs by Carl Neher, music instructor of the high school. E. A. Munson, State Highway Patrolman stationed at the Somerset barracks, spoke on "Safety." The Addison Community Band played two selections. The book awarded the teacher with the most parents in attendance, went to Miss Alice Brown. Epworth League Cabinet. Miss Dorothy Hopwood entertained the Epworth League cabinet of the Methodist Episcopal Church last Monday evening. The business included selection of a program for the ensuing months. Among those present were: president, Jane Downs; vice-president, Dick Hyde; secretary, Margie Humbert; treasurer, Virginia Black, and Grace Tressler. A lunch was served by the hostess. ' Willing Workers Meet. The March meeting of the Willing Workers Class of the Lutheran Church was held at home of Mrs. Hayes Swan Tuesday evening. The hostess was Mrs. Carrie Tissue. There were seven members and three visitors present Entertainment was Chinese checkers. A lunch was served by the hostess. Personals. According to word received here, Dr. and Mrs. L. L. Mountain, have purchased a home in St. Petersburg, Fla., where they spend the winter months. They return to Confluence during the summer. Anyone waning to correspond with the Mountains will reach them at their new address, 2245 Dartmouth avenue, Nortn, St. Petersburg, Pla. Mrs. C. E. Black, who has been ill at her home with an attack of grip, is improving but is still confined to her home. Reynolds, Mih. E. T Thorpe," Mrs. H. D. SUickle. 1 Mrs. Maty Lowther and Mis Kiiclin of Leetsdale. After the business session, conducted by the president, Mrs. Howard Adams, the de\ otional was given by Mrs. Adams. After a solo by Mrs. L. L. Lowthcr, missionary talks were given by Mrs. L. V. Lepley, Mrs,. R. W. Echard and Mrs. P. O Luce. A lunch was served by the hostess. Junior Firemen Organize. The jumoi firemen foimally organized Wednesday evening with Joseph Hazy presiding as chairman. The following were elected. President, Huston Linderman; vice-president, Ralph Murphy; secretary, William Palonder; treasurer, John Bordas. The trustees are Hudolph Statzula, John Hazy and William Essington, Jr. The organization will meet the first and third Wednesday night in the firemen's home. Mothers' Meeting. The annual mothers' meeting of the W. C. T. U. was held Wednesday n,ght at the home of Mrs. Howard Adams. During a short business session conducted by the president, Mrs. Ira Blair, plans were made for the district all-day meeting, which will be held in the Perryopolis Christian Church March 24, beginning promptly at 10.30 A. M. The program was in charge of Mrs. William Armstrong. It opened with a devotional service by Mrs. John Thorpe, followed by a solo, "My Mother's Players Have Followed Threatened Frances Packard (above) and her sister Elizabeth, socialite daughters of Dr. Francis R. Packard of Philadelphia, were threatened with "bodily harm" and later with kidnaping in extortion notes demanding $50,000. A guard of G-mon. and detectives was placed over the girls. B. M Wdde a poem called, "A Tubule to Mother." The speaker was- Earle E. Curtis, principal of the high bchoo), who spoke on the prob- Jcm of "the proper tecreation for our boys and girls." A lunch was served by members of the union. There were aoout 40 in attendance. Birthday Party. Mis. Dwight Forsythe entertained Monday afternoon in honor of the fifth birthday of her son, Gerald. The young guests were Shirley Evey, Becky and Laddie Waugh, Ellrae Strickler, Leon Grimm, James .Henning, Tony Hough, Joan Hamilton, Graham Knox, Warren Duff, Tommy Christofer of East Millsboro, and Alfred Meese of Brownsville. Mrs. Ewmg Christofer, a sister of Mrs. Forsythe, and Mrs. Glenn Hough, helped with the games and the lunch. Men Have Get-Togetlier. The men o£ the Perry Methodist Episcopal Church had a covered- dish supper Wednesday evening at the church. The idea was a get-together for the men and it was planned with the men serving and taking care o£ everything. Music was furnished by the orchestra directed by Chads Martin. Other Items of Interest. Mrs. D. M. Graham, Mrs. Howard Adams, Mrs. Chads Chalfant and Mrs. M. E. Townsend attended the guest day of the Women's Club of Belle Vernon Tuesday afternoon in the Methodist Church. Mr. and Mrs. L. V. Lepley have received word that their son, Hoxv- ard, is the father of a daughter born. Tuesday. Howard lives in Hartford^ Conn., and married a girl from the same city. He is a graduate of Perry Township High School. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Shelkey of Star Junction have an eight-pound boy born Sunday morning. Dwight Stone has gone to Washington, D. C , where he has been employed. Mrs. David Weimer is ill in the Charleroi-Monesson Hospital. MUSCULAR RHEUMATIC PAINS-ACHES It takes more than "just a salve" to bring speedy relief. It takra a ^counterirritant" like good old soothing, warming itusterole to penetrate the surface skin an d help to quickly relieve the painful local congestion and aches due to colds. Muscular lumbago, soreness and stiff-' neaa Eenerally yield promptly. Better than the old-fashioned mustard plaster. Musterole has been used by millions for 30 years. Recommended by many doctors and nurses. In, three strengths: Regular, Children's (mild) and Extra. Strong, 4.Q All druggists. ·j THE "SHOVE OFF." "Hiking" an ice-boat at 2 -*- miles n minute is a thrilling and chancy sport. First in line is George J. Seger's Aha 11. He is Commodore of the Late Hopatcong (K J.) Ice Yzcht Club... has won many titles because of his still and daring; ICE-BOAT RACER SAYS: "For smoking pleasure at its best... Let up_Light up a Camel" 2 HERE'S THE At VA II, windward 1 runner JiigK in the air, as Seger races faster than the wind on the starboard tack. "After a race it is sure swell to Jet up, light up a Camel," says Commodore Seger. Practice Strokes. \- A, R. "Red" Barr, sponsor of the 'Life Saving Club, is drilling the mem- O LOOK OUT! Ice-boat pilots need the still a ad *^ nerves of racing-car drivers. Lite those in many other thrilling activities, ice-boat sailors find that Camels never jangle the nerves, Commodore Seger reports. And they're so mild, taste so good! COSTLIER TOBACCOS --Smoke 6 packs of Cumelj iimi 6ud mil «rhv fhry «rc the l-ARGPSr-SELLING ClGARPn £ in Amtrio. Owtickl, 1939, B. J. BonjoUb T«xo Coouwftr* Wfcutoo^ikm, H. C. 4 NOWS THE TIME for a Camel. The race over, Seger pushes back his goggles, lets up and lights up. "Camels never tire my taste or jangle my nerves," he says. That goes for Frank Rodecker, champion aqunplaner--Marie McMillin, parachute juniper--Ralph Guldahl, U.S. Open golf champion, ant! mil/ions of other smokers who alsojippreciate Camel's extra-mild, costlier tobaccos. See if you, too, don't find more true smoking enjoyment, cigarette for cigarette, in mild, fragrant Camels. Camel... the cigarette of Costlier Tobaccos

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