The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on March 17, 1939 · Page 5
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March 17, 1939

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 5

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FRIDAY, -MARCH 17, 1339. THK I H J U K 1 E / K . i;u-vrJ w i j i - N v i i V- C. H. S, News Of The Day Four Rooms Receive Candy. Sara Bailey, associate editor of The Coker, presented presidents ol four homerooms with boxes o£ candy for having attained quotas in the Coker Yearbook drive. Candy went to Junior Homeroom 7-B, Robert Shaw; Senior Homeroom 23, Mary Elizabeth Whittaker; Senior Homeroom 4-A, Elizabeth Norris, and Junior Homeroom 6-B, Effle Davis. Marie Yarnell Leads. Freshman Homeroom 25 enjoyed group singing Thursday afternoon. Marie Yarnell lead the songs. Edward S. Spotovich is sponsor. Tie in Spelling Match. Anna Mae Miller and Loretta Morey could not be spelled down in a spelling bee held in Sophomore Homeroom 36 Thursday so both were awarded prizes. Mrs. Russell Buric- holder is sponsor. Review Popular Ads. Freshman Homeroom 31, in charge of Miss Eva Sapolsky, held a contest on popular advertisements. Five students won and were awarded prizes. John King conducted the contest. Icicle Slanging in Tunnel Chinese Checkers Played. Miss Prudence Walter's Senior Homeroom 10 spent the period playing Chinese checks. No winners were announced. St. Patrick's Day Progran*. The Irish Saint day provided material for a fine assembly' program Thursday. The girls wore bright green dresses with white aprons trimmed in matching green and the boys wore green suits. The program was: chorus, "My Irish Song of Songs," group of girls; dance, Irish jig, Adrlenne Brady and Gloria DePola; duet, "Where the River Shannon Flows," Kathleen Barnes, Jean Goe; dance, Yvonne Camp and Theresa Guldenshuh; chorus, "The Wearing o£ the Green," boys chorus with some dressed as girls; tap dance, Ernest Ruggieri; trio, "My Wild Irish Rose," 2.1ary Conte, Roselyn Rulli and Helen Eusso; double tap, Bill Finn and Betty Wilson; chorus, "Ireland," group ol girls; vocal"solo, "I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen" and "A Little Bit ol Heaven," Betty Lee Dixon; double tap dance, Rita Falcone Ernest Ruggieri; double tap, Buddy and Sistie Berfcey; vocal solo, "Mother Machree," and "When Irish ' Eyes Are Smiling," Dorothy Osterwise, toe tap, Bill Finn and chorus. Gertrude Edorle, who in 1926 won ·world fame as first woman to swim the English Channel, may star in the Aquacade at the New York World's Fair, according to reports. She has kept in training by workouts in a pool in New York, .where she io pictured. ,(CentrolPnts)' Lois May and Gloria Gould. Entertainment -- Lois Fuehrer, Bar- Trains in Experiment STATE COLLEGE, Mar. 17.--An icicle hanging in a tunnel caused failure in one ol the first experiments in automatic train control shortly after the Civil War. A glass bulb attached to the air brake system was mounted atop the locomotive, and arms were attached to the roadside signals. If the engineer passed a signal set at stop, the arm broke the bulb which stopped the train. The system worked well until a passenger train passing through the Gallitzen tunnel, near Altoona, was brought to an abrupt j halt when an icicle broke the bulb. According lo H. Hadley Waters, assistant professor of economics at the Pennsylvania Slate College, who ! is an authority on transposition, j this icicle brought to an end one of the first mechanical systems designed to avoid the dangers of failure on the part of the locomotive engineer. Ice also caused railroad men to discard another method of automatic train control. This consisted of a special rail mounted beside the track to operate a trip lever on the locomotive if the signal was set at stop. In winter, however, sufficient ice accumulated on the ramp rails to .trip the lever. From these experiments, Professor Waters said, was developed the present foolproof system used on virtually all main line trackage. Today's system employs electric current transmitted through the rails and picked up by a special apparatus on By PAULMALLON bara Humphrey, Patty Dunkle and the front of the locomotive. The Mary Glovetz. Clean-up--Lucille Harmening, Coldstone. Betty Evans, Betty current operates a system of signal lights in the cab, giving the engineer DeBolt, Betty I an exact knowledge ol the signals I ahead. The train stops automatically Continued from Page Four, prestige, a matter which all House members must rush unanimousily to defend, if their political careers are to survive. Woodrum prevented a direct aftermath, but the incident will not do Mr. Roosevelt's relief bill any good. Able, knowing Representative Fred Crawford of Michigan was debating furiously on the local milk investigation-- "Mr. Speaker," he shouted, "isn't it true that Mayor LaGuardia took the bull by the horns in New York and reduced milk to eight cents quart!" A round of laughter ensued from those who doubted that LaGuardia good as he is, could have worked it in quite that indirect manner. Crawford realized what caused the laughter. He then eliminated the reference from the record. if the engineer fails to respond to a stop signal. Western railroads erect a specia wire fence beside the track. The fence is connected to a signal system If a snow or rock slide hits the fence, all signals are automatically set at danger. Eooms 7 and 32 Join. Group singing was enjoyed by Rooms 7 and 32 when they held a joint homeroom period. Who Knows the Street?? James Christ, Bob Durbin and -Jack Cartwrigbi seem to know the streets ol Connellsville or at least enough to win tie bqj: of candy in Freshman Homeroom 11, sponsored by Andrew McNeil. The room was presented with a box o£ candy -when it attained Its quota for the Coker Yearbook and was saved to use in the homeroom period. . · ·· Talk About Irish. Frances May gave an interesting .talk in Freshman Homeroom 27 concerning the shamrock and St. Patrick's Day. Then a popular songs contest was held with students drawing sketches on the board to illustrate songs while the remainder tried to figure out the title. Miss Irma Fishbach is sponsor due to the absence of Mrs. Dorothy E. Griffin. The room completed plans for a handkerchief shower for Mrs. Griffin to take place at the close of school today. Etiqnolte Discussion. Etiquette in the class room, at home or at play was discussed by Sophomore Homeroom 41, sponsored by Miss Dorothy Liebert. Class room guidance was also discussed. Word Contest. , Claire Vernon and Fred Shrallow had charge of a word contest in Sophomore Homeroom 38. Words were made from "St. Patrick's Day," and Mary Schomer was the winner. David C. Guhl is the sponsor.' Professor Quiz. Bill Flinn conducted a Professor Quiz in Homeroom 4 Thursday and as it wasn't completed it will be re-, sumed next weak. Miss Frances Karr is sponsor. Bob Frazier Speaks. Bob Fraizer talked to Miss Irene Kline's Homeroom 34 telling of the different swimming meets.- Tiie Math Students. Andrew McNeil's trigonometry class is studying general trigonometric formulas and the algebra classes are worrying over fractions. To Donate, to Kmetz Fund. The Girl Reserves, noted for. their efforts to make a Happy Thanksgiving and Merry Christmas for many in and near Ih- community plan to donate, to the Kmetz aid fund. JUNIOR HIGH NOTES Helen Munson, associate editor of The Coker, presented candy to HII, GH and BII lor having attained their quotas in the subscription drive for the yearbook. Earl Ringler and Cecil Wanger presented an entertaining program of recordings played on a homemade amplifier. A St. Patrick's Day party was held by the Junior Girl Reserves. A jelly bean hunt was arrangedMn the form of a scavenger hunt and the winning team was Rosanne Moser and Margaret Jean Ne\vmyer. The party was a huge success with all honors contributed to th following committees: Food--Jean Gaal, L-jliy Richey, MATCH THE MOODS OF A NEW SPRING WITH NEW D R E S S E S $2.98 Sizes 14 to 20; 38 to 44; 46 to 52 All newest spring shades and prints including chartreuse and Japonica, Rayon and Spun Rayon, Tailored styles, Pleated Swing Skirts, Shirred Bodice, Square and V-necks, Two- piece models. Dress Dept.--Downstairs Store. For Average 12x14 Rooms · 10 WALL · 20 BORDER Imagine! Heavy, long-lasting embossed papers for a whols room and this low price I Limit one Boom to a customer! Seo them! Buy NOW and Save! Economy Room let Regular J1.60 rains! Papers lor every loom --10 rolls sidewail and 20 yards ol matching border. VEKY SPECIAL! Heads Have "It" Smartest for spring. Shades of World's Pair! Gaily bedecked ·with blooming flowers, billowly veiling. BOSKETS SAILORS CLASSICS OFF-FACEBS FI3TB STRAWS... FELTS All Head Sizes Counter 23--Main Floor. .00 to $1.49 Walking Comfort Children's First-Step S H O E S $1,00 "Murphy's Ezi-Toes." In white elkskin, caramel elk and black patent leather. Moccasin vamp, flexible leather chrome tanned soles, wedge heel, stitchdovm construction; Cement lasted. No tacks or inside seams. Sizes 2 to 8. WOMEN'S SANDALS $1.OO Patent leather. Interlaced vamp. Folded quarter and strap. Genuine leather sole.' Cuban heel. Kaf- sted lined. Sizes 4 to 8. ' Growing Girls' OXFORDS Saddle 'colored elk blucher oxford, square toe, Barge last. Corded moccasin vamp, genuine ribbed crepe rubber outsolc. Genuine leather insole. Kafsted : . quarter lining. Drill vamp lining. Stitch- down construction. Sites 4 to 8. Shoe Dcpt.--Downstairs S T O R E S ewer Legislators Asked in Assembly HARRISBUHG, Mar. 17.--A bill to educe the number of representatives n the General Assembly from 208 to 00 or. a population ratio basis was ntroduced by Walter W. McVay, Re- mblican, of Allegheny county. The Constitution would have to be amended to make the change. West Penn Firemen Will Meet Saturday At New Kensington The monthly meeting of the board o£ control of the Western Pennsylvania Firemen's Association will be held Saturday night in the high W I T H S E L E C T E D M E R C H A N D I S E TO "THE BRIGHTEST SPOT IX TOTTV CO^EXLSVIIXE, PA. Vesta Miner Killed.' John Marish, 52 years old, employe of Vesta Six mine,, was instantly killed by a fall o£ roof coal Tuesday evening. He is survived by his wife, Mary, and eight children. school (mditorium at New Kensington. IF YOU FEEL SUNK Read this and cheer up Are you so blue that life in co loncer worth HvlneJ Do yon cry easily? Do you f«I low. mean, depressed--juat absolutely SUNK? Then bcrc'a food news for you ta case you need a. good general system tonic--3u*t taka famous Lydia E. Pinkbam's Vegetable Cam- E und. Lot Its wholesome herbs and root! 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