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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Wednesday, March 12, 1930
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Liast Hi dition I ConnellsviUe's Biggest and Best Newspaper. The Best Advertisi ig Medium in the Yough Region. rite VOL. 28, NO. 103. The W«tekly Courier. Fotmdr* July IT, 1S7». i Merced. Th« Dally Courier, Founded November 10, 1MO. July JS, 1»3». CONNELL.SVILLE, PA., WEDNESDAY EVENING, 4ARCH 12, 1930. SIXTEEN PAGES. TWELVE FIRMS ARE ENROLLED FOR AUTO SHOW Will Hne 36 ars on IHspln) During Four Days, March 26 to 29. DECORATING CONTRACT LET Twelve exhibitors have already enrolled for the biggest automobile show ever arranged In thie city, exclusive of the accessory storee, and plans for the evenc which will open on March M are well under way today. Contract for the elaborate decorat- ng and lighting of the Interior of the big plant of the Evans Motor Company, where the ehow Is 10 be staged, was awarded to the J. L. Turner Company of Morgantown, W. Va., last night. In addition to ths interior of the building, t,he company will also ·deeorato the street from Brimstone Corner to tho garage with fl«ige and bunting. The contract for the street lighting was aw-ir Ipl to tho Weet Penrt. Beginning tomorrow work o£ cleaning up the garage for the show will be started. The floor will be scrubbed and painted and the walle will be given a freeh ct»at of paint. With tho decorations and spetlal lighting, as well ae the fre*h colors, the big show auditorium will present a beautiful picture to the thousands expected to attend the event. The partial liet of exhibitors follows : Evans Motor Company. Evans Motor Service Company, H. C. Oallatin, Hup- moblle Sales . Service, Ma«on Motor Company, .Hopewell Motor Company, Edward W Snyder, Rhodes Motor Company, \Ve«t SWe Motor Company, Werthf finer Motor Company, Yough Motor Company and Laurence Galley The incomplete list ot accessory firms to be represented includes Firestone Service Stores, Inc , Joe's Tire Servico, Oppman Auto Parts Company and. Hed's Auto Supply Loses First Round EUWAJID L. Justice Hitz of the District of Columbia Supreme Court today refused motions to quash trial of oil millionaire on ground* he already had been freed of bribery charge. C. C. Kent Speaks On Loyalty Before Kiwanis Today DAVIS WILL HOLD PLACE IN CABINET DURING CAMPAIGN Have "No Thoug-lit of Resigning 1 , Labor Secretary Says In Statement. LINENS ARE BEING CLOSELY DRAWN SUAVE IMPERSONATOR GETS $87,300 STOCKS FROM MESSENGER BOYS By Ulit8il Pi eat. NBW YORK, March 12 --Somewhere In New York today one of the calmest and moat suave gentlemen in the profession may be chuckling over the easiest and perhaps mast valuable 15 minutes he ever spent. Posing as a broker's- clerk, even to the familiar white jacket," 1 he stood in the hallway ot the firm of Banjamin Block Company yestorelay and calmly accepted $87,300 in valuable stocks from messenger boys who had been sent to deliver them. Hie system, although not new, police admit was polished in the extreme and Ills suavity was nsver lacking although he first accepted only $2,300 in securities, then waited and accepted 185,000 more. Then removing his jacket, he put on his hat and coat and ·walked out ot the door, no one over suspecting him. Edmund Rose, a messenger, first handed him 100 shares of Consolidated Film stock--valued at $2,300--for delivery to tho company and later Louis Moorehead gave him u bundle containing 1,300 shares of United Aircraft atock--valued at $83,000--both promising to return later for their usual receipt. N Although he may or may not have known it, the tickors were closed clown at noon In memory of William H. Taft, and the alorm was slow in being glv-en. DEBATES WILL BE RESUMED THURSDAY 'The third round o-f the Fayette county debating schedule in the Penn gyh ania Forensic Lo4gue is scheduled tor tomorrow night with the following contests: Cannellsvllle vs. South Brownsville. Dunbar Township 'vs. North Union Townahip. Perry Township vs. Pc'iu Marion. la all instances, the negative t-MCts will travel. There will be a contest at «ach of the institutions, beginning at 3 o'clock. GRINDSTONE LEGION POST TOJINCORPORATE Plan* to incorpor ite the Grindstone Post of the Amerii an Legion were arranged Monday evening when 32 moubere attended the regular meeting. Arrangements for the annual poppy sale in May for Memorial Day ·wore completed «i d tormatiou of a Lfglon Auxiliary v as dlscnesod. The post will hold u luuee on 26. WASHINGTON, March 12-- Secretary of Labor avls will remain In the Cabinet during his race for, tho Bo- publican senatorial nomination in Pennsylvania, he said today. "I hqve no thought of resigning," Davis said. "Did Al Smith resign when h ran for Presideut?"V/ The White House has 14. it be known that Davis may remain hi the Cabinet as long us he chooses. HARRISBURG March 12.--Withdrawal of William S. Vare, as had. been expected for wc-eks from the senatorial rare and the anticipated announcement Saturday by Secretary James J. Iavis ot his uandidacy have simplified to somo extent · the Republican primary "situation in Pennsylvania. The two moves have at least caused the battle lines to be sharply defined. At the lineups now stand, Secretary Davis as the candidate for the United States senatorial nomination ant^ former Attorney . . , , , . . ,,, ,, ,, Francis Shunk Brown for tho guber- An inspiring talk on "Loyalty' wa* natorlal nominat i on w[n opp*s« given before the Klwante-Clu'i at noon j D n l u d states Senator J. It. Orundy today b y C . C . Kent, secreta.y of the I , Saffiue? s ^ w i who wjll goek Baltimore Ohio Y M. C. A. ClUng L^ guborn ' atorli j Ilol nin*tion ou th* tho examples in history, Beginning with the "standing by" at the Cross of Calvary of "the disciplt -t whom Jesus loved," as a conspicuous deftion- stratlon of the virtue of lo- alty, Mr. Kont gave illustrations of the display of the same quality by tbe Greeks under Miltlades who defeated the Persian hordes at the battle ot Marathon, and by the ttlgners of the Declaration of Independence ami of the eadere in J.he,struggle which followed "The testing time" eazas i i the War between the States when the man of the North and the men of he South, each with loyalty to their ton* lotions and willing to sacrifice, coi tended on the battlefields for a prmel ile. "The war was not to uphold sla\ery," eaid Mr. Kent. "It was but a sfr'e ietue in the great conflict. General Leo, toe Confederate leader, had .reed his slaves many yeara More, and Mrs. Grant, wife of the Union gi ueral, had done tho same." "The Spanish-American War afforded the first great opp ttunlty to heal the wounds and to unite the sections o£ our country that had been divided by war, and cement in a new loyalty the followers of th · Blue and Grundy ticket. Former Governor Glfford Plnchot, wiUi independent backing, wil! run as a free lance against Brown and Lewis Pinchot ts not expected to carry any ticket with him. Neither the Davis nor the Grundy slate has been completed but both factions are expected to place compile tickets Sn the field Court Refuses To Quash Case Against Doheny 10 High School Students 1 I 'I * Formally Received Into National Honor Society An impressive ceremotiv marked the induction of 10 now members into the Co'tmeilsviUo Chapter ot tho National Honor Society at the opening exei- ciea in the High School thLw morning The students who wero recogmueel by the faculty as possessing the qvali- tics neressary for membership 'Were received in the presence o£ the entire enrollment ot the arhool. ITie o lety is open to juniors after the closu ot the-first s*me»ter and to ni'ernbeis ot the senior class. Two additional seniors, Hilda Bedford and David Hetrlek, wero admitted, the Juniors were William Bow d«n, Catherine Burdlck, Ma.tHo DcAnrehs, Kdith Findley, Mary Graham, Hel-on Mitchell, Dorothy Sellers and Sarah Smiith. The principles ot the society tire based upon scholarship, leadership, character, service and school spirit John Marnell, the president, presided and welcomed the new members. The list ot napiios of th« students selected by tho faculty as qualifying 10 MEN, TWO WOMEN WILL DECIDE FATE OF MRS. SCHROEDER Jury Completed Before Noon Aiid Testimony WJI1 He Opened This Afternoon. BLOND SHOWING ORDEAL EFFECTS Gray, la the Cuban campaign General Shatter had too much avoirdupois to actively lead his m-an. The real leader wae General "Joe" Wheeler; a former Confederate commander w'lo weighed but 100 pounds. "The World War atford d another and greater opportunity tn provo the loyalty of America to grea ideals. On the fields of France and F landers the eons of those who wore thf Blue Blood shoulder to the sons of thote who wore the Gray and "prove t again the readinass with which t-ac'i was willing to sacrifice." Concluding his addreas With reference to the present Naval Conference in London Mr. Kent eaid. "Some say it will fail, and so it may in accomplishing all that to hoped. But it is a step in the direction of ult Imate work! peace that IB most significant. Cure is a nation with a mission, which is 'to bring 'peace on earth to men ot good will.' It la constantly' calling for loyalty of the highest typ'e, for courage and conviction and a willingness to serve and (sacrifice.- It is,furtfeering the, cause of world pea.» step by step." MORE WEST PENN MEN HAVE YEAR WITHOUT MISHAP With the close of 1'9 two West Penn Railways trainmen, Motorman George Freeman and C nductor Robert Keys, both of this city, completed 12 months of street cur operation without accident of any kind involving tho public. In the present day ol rapid auto driving, careless operators and heavy traffic it requires constact attention to duty and skill in handling one of the big cars to go any such length ot time without any accidents. As a result ol this achievement the two men received cash ciwardb in addition to their regular monthly bonus tor safe operation. Thi is a regular West Penn policy and is both an incentive and reward for · are and safety. Since the system lus been established 10 men havo completed two full years without accident. Of these 10, four live in Connellsville. They aro Stanley Morris, John ButtenfieM, J. G. Colo and A. W. Kerns. '"· 0. ('untrart. WASHINGTON. March 12. -- The Treasury Department T u e s d a y awarded the, conl-act tor construc- tloa ot a postotftt e at Waynesburg, Pa., to Algernon Blair o" Montgom- A14, oa Ui* bid ot fi3,»14. Soothsayer Scoths BERLIN, March 12--V terrible \*ar in the Far East, a new European political ngure whose nanio contains the letter Z and an exciting turmoil of European politics to btgin this month have been predicted by Madame Sylvia, one of German 's boat known soothsayers, lor 1930. WASHINGTON. Miuch 1J--K. L Doheiij, millionaire oil man, lost the fti st round in His fight against a b-l- licry indictment today when Jiwrti''** William Hitz rejoctert two special pleas In ubnleiiMjtit fll«i by Uohe-nv's counsel Tho ilea« asserted that a j u r y already has acduitted Doheuy 5n connection with t h JIQG.QQG transaction with former InUnlor Secretary Allvsrt B. Fall, for vhich Doheny i» now being tried. THREE WOMEN JURORS .. AMONG NINE CHOSEN FOR REEDY'S TRIAL Special to The Courier. UN1ONTOWN, March 12. -- Two wome i n joined the ranks ot those composing the partly filled jury box this morning before, Judge I). W. Henderson where George Heedy, negro of Jamison, n«ai Perryojwlls, is on trial for his life, Charged with having stabbed in the He.irt his 19-year-old heart, Eliza Byrd, who expressed no The two women fear or concern over tho return of a deatJi penulity verdict wer Mrs. Daisy Past of Nicholson township and Mrs. Emma S. Dunn of near Vandwbilt, Flrankliu tr»wnship. There are now nine jurors. This make*! three women on the jury so far. Th» examination discloses that comparatively little ot the case had been read by the public aside from those who live in the neighborhood. A majority of thofee examinod have been excused bec,iu«V ot their aversion to returning afi electric chair verdict, Unless th/j remaising- three jurors can be selected from the remalng panel, Sheriff Thomas R Aubrey will be called uixn to bring iru · special venire, Thj« Jurors chosen yesterday are: No, 1 -- Joun Able, Fairchanoe. No. 2 -- Mrs. Isabella Fornwalt, German Twp. No. 3-- Clarence J. DalzeJl, Gerjnan Twp. No. 4-- fJtobert D. Doak, South. Brownsville. No. 5 -- Jobn C. l*ebm»n, Georges No. 6 -- Jlorbert Evans, North "Union Twp. No. 7 -- Charles Coatello, North Un ion Twp. NORTH UNION TOWNSHIP HIGH SPLITS DEBATES North Union Township High School debaters broke even with South Brownsville Tuesday evening in a postponed contest, a part of the Fayette county schedule of the Pennsylvania Fownslc .League. The North Union affirmatives, Adelaide Burd and Helen Lukotch, scored a victory over the South Brownsville negatives, while the North Union negatives, Gilbert Wilson and Earl Harris, lost to tn*- South Brownsville aliirma- tlv«* Cy United Pram. NEW CASTLK, March 18.--Tb* Jury which will decide the fcvto oi' Irano Scbroed-er, former Wheeling, W. Va., waitress, chargwl MUi the slajins ot State Highway Patrol Corporp.1 Brady Paul, was completed today whim John Fulierton, a «alesman, vra 1 ateoj»ted as the 12th juror. Two women and 10 nteii comprise the 12 who wlH decide whethtr Mrs. Schroedcr is gni^y of tbooUng Corporal Paul to death. When Fuilert-ti was aoepted Judge tt. L. HUdebntnd ordeied the j i r y and Irene to stand asm (ao i uch other. The cierk then read the ind cltneiit again, tofseth^r with ihe airai-rnment and thrf woman's plea of not BJilty- Irene balanced heiac'U w i t h Iirr baud on the (.able and listenei Rho flushed and lurned palo when the reading of the minutes wore con 1 - ·eluded and sat down heavily. A moment later sho was led back to jail for lunch. The jury also was di?ini5Tje3 for it* noon meal and court recessed until the atiornoon session. The state will bogin its case this attefnoon by presenting the corpus dele«:tl or iiroof oi death after District Attorney folm M Powers makes his opcmus adirc*a u the jurors. Powers will outline the woman's al leged career of banditry that endei in the Arizona toothllh, weeks afte Corporal Paul nad been mortall; wounded on the Butler pike. we re read by Pauline Rohm, .secretary. Ja nes Shaw .explained the purpose of th . boclety and Beatrice LaKue th* nv aiaing of the emblem. Dach principle of the organization w. a explained by members, Catherine KJ to on'scholairship; Joseph Smith on le dor ship; Margurtta Marzwno on cr iractor; Elizabeth Marietta on sorv- ic , ; Isabelle Fletcher on school 5 trit. D. H Loreie, principal of the Hi«h hool, admtnistei-ed ttie pledge, after w dch tlie ceremony ot having the new rn wnbers sign the roll wa« carried out. E i/ch waa presented with an arm band e 1 jnifylng mem.bershlp. Theoi the en- ti e school joined in singing ot the " irango and th* Black." To be eligible for membership a s ud«nt must be of the upper third of t e class In scholarship and must be 0 itotanding in all the other phases, 1 trtidpating in school activities and d jmonstratlrug the qualities set as a e an'dard by the society. Philip Eraigh, Radio Pioneer,Dies of Blood Poisoning in W. Va. Philip Emigt, formerly chtot engl- ioer of the Mountain Water Supply Company at Indian. Creek, died at his icrne to North Fairmont, W. Va,, last light* at 9:15 o'clock from blood-- .jolsoniug which developed in l»is upper lip. During bis residence at Indian Creok Mr, Ernlgh became widely itnown throughout this section for his experiments in radio. He constructed the first receiving set that was uaed hereabouts and later built sets for many persons. He served as chief I engineer of the Mountain Water Sup| ply Company tor eight years. Two years ago he r»raov«U to North Fairmont, where he wasTempIoyed as electrician for the Byrne Coal Company at Paisley. ' He is survived by his wife and six children, JPrudeaee, Junior, Thomas, I'iiyills, Marie and Betty. Funeral arranyemeati will be announced later. YOUNG PLAN IS APPROVED BY REICHSTAli BERLIN, March 12 --The,Reich*ba -, by a vote of 265 to 193, finally adopt* i the Ow«n D. Doling reparations pU-a today. There were three obstentfons fro n the vote. The Young plan, adopted . s a "final and complete" settlement f the reparations problem, wiS sign- d by Germany and her chiel credit ir nations in Paris last June. Under it Germany agrees to pay lu aunuit) «j by 1988 B, sum having a total preee it value of about 37,000,000,000 mar or (roughly $9,000,000,«M)). J EDWARD BAER NAMED PRESIDENT OF LUTHERAN STUDENTS AT U. OF P. Ktl ward Baor, Jr., eon of Mr. and Mrs. BJdward Baer of Vine street, was ejected nresident of the Lutheran Students' group of the University of Pennaylvalna for the term 1930-1931. Installation cervices were held Monday, March 3, at the Christian Association Building In Philadelphia. A« i president of the Lutheran Student body, Edward will 6e one of the advisory board to the running ot the Christian Association. At the opening of the fall semester, October 1, plans now made will be carried out to bring together all Lutheran students entering the different colleges in Philadelphia. The new Christian Aaeociation building of the university was completed and opened in the Spring of IMS at a cost of $150,000. Edward will graduate from' th0 Wharton School ot the University of Pennsylvania with the class of 1931, The presidency of the Lutheran Students' group, with which he has been honored, entitles him to a week at Green Lane camp, about 30 milea north of Philadelphia, where all etudente of fy.e university who are In training tor athletic «port spend a week prior to the opening of the university term In the fall, Edward i« a member of the 150-pound varsity rowing crew. WEST NEWTON WOMAN CHOSEN PRINCIPAL SMITHTON SCHOOL Mrs. Hol«n Frew of West N«w on hat been elected to finish the proa lit term as principal of the Smith on Public School, succeeding the late K. A. Gamble who died Sunday. Mrs. Frew has been substituting tor Mr. Gamble during Ills illness. School was closed out of re^j act for Mr. Gamble who was buried tiis afternoon. The Weather Generally fair with slowly ri ing temperature tcmigbt, followed by 1 ght rain, probably changing to snow l ar- ries Thursday; coldor Thursday n ght is the noon weather forecast for V Jat- ern Pennsylvania ' Temperature Record. 1»3Q 198 Maximum. . . . . . . . .f«0 6" Minimum - ....... .... 28 3t ,...:'i* cc ..,....,,,,m. u ,.u,...,..,. DUNBAR WILL HAVE TEAM IN LEGION'S BASEBALL LEAGUE Dunbar will again have a baseball entry in the Junior American (Legion diamond play this year. ' Hughes Post ot the American Legion at Dunbar ,on Tuesday evening voted to sponsor'the Furnace Town entry in the Fayette county baieball competition this summer and Harry Thorpe, one of the best known diamond performers in that neighborhood who is a member of the Post, was selected as manager. Plans were Inaugurated for the celebration of Memorial Day. George Moyer was chosen to select a speaker for the ocasion' while Herman iJarr will secure a fti'ing squad. Harry B, Alnsley was appointed chairman of the school award com- inittce while Charles Clements is child welfare officer. Following the business period, refreshments, provided by H. B. Baker, were served. It was reported that 26 of the 32 members have been secured for 190 8,nd it is hoped to pass the 1920 mark ihe close of thia mouth, II LOST SLEEP CAKNOT BE SLADK U P ' C O L G A T E J j UNIVERSITY TESTS SHOW ij ..1 . i i ... · f HAMILTON, N. Y., March 12.--Slceo tests, now being conducted at Coigato University under the direction of D". Donald A. Laird, have revealed thtre is no such thing as "catching up" completely by sleeping an abnormal lengtl^ of time after a sleepless night. Laird, chief of the Coigato psych logical laboratory, has eight etuden's in an ancient house on the Cojga e campus. Last Saturday night he kept them awake al! night, stuoled their reactions on Sunday morning and allowed them to get 13 hours Sunday night. Now he is able to drayv the following general conclusions: , Testa on Monday showed^ the 13 hours' sleep had restored almost to normal the faculty of memory and t le ability to concentrate. Emotional reactions still were t«- low pair, the students showing a tendency to excessive, laughing, l'ii- patienoe, loss of temper and carelessness of appearance. v The students who had th* least cif- flculty in staying awake on Saturday nights, were more fatigued the next cay than were the onea who were dro* ay during the night. In all-night poker games players must relax between hands if they wish to remain mentally alert. On Monday noon the students w$re about 50 per cent more fatigued than tb*y would have been had they had two nights of eight hour* sleep esch. For the part of the aleepl^a night the students were "required to sit dy, but alter that they became somewhat hysterical and began to play gactes, one ot which consisted of Imitating a session of the United State* Senate. Medical Unit Is Inspected While Hundreds Look On The Medical Detachment of the HQth Infantry, Pennsylvania National Guard, under the command of Kajor Jamee L. Junk, underwent Federal and State inspection at the Sitate Armory Tuesday evening. * In addition to inspecting the individuate as to their appearance and qualifications in their brand of service, the properly, both Government and State, also was inapxstcd and found to bd well stored and taken oare of. About 200 persons were present to witness th« demonstrations of tba detachment. Tonight the Howitzer Companj will assemble at the- Armory to un lergo the eame routine of ipspection. The personnel of th'Medical Detachment which was inspect*! follows: jlaior _Jamp! I. Junk, commanding officer. Flret Lieutenant Orland F. I/eighty. Captain N. L. Kerr, Scottdal , as- sgiued. Staff Sergeant Ixuis P. Conn Sergeant* E C. Cunnin«ham, vV, W. Pearl and Park R. Glass. Corporal P. L. DeBolt. First-class Privates C.(L. Berkey, J, H. Cypher, P. E. Hoe£fc\t, W. M. Cable, H. A, Pearl and 3. V. Vlt lie. Privates G-. R. Beniston, James Capes, C, R. Crlslip, H. W. Hy itt, H. L. Guard, J. Medvec, A. Hlhaly, H. W. Rltenour, J, A. Pujia, I. W. Pearl, Jr., D. Schiavonl, M. Schiavonl, E Wiltrout and P. A. Virgile. Captain Harry W. West of Altoona, also an aesigued ofBcor, wae not pree- ent. ' He stands insseotlon wsth the Altoona unit which complies with the regulations, Th* officers were JUeirtenan Colonel Haller, State inspector, 4»d Captain Wily, Federal Inspector, ijolone] JoJin Aikon, Captain Alfred B. Permin and Lieutenant Colouel Coultr were also in attendance. NO CELEBRATION OF K. OF C. SILVER ANNIVERSARY There wtll be no celebration, commemorating the silver anniveiaary of Youghiogheny Council' Nc. 959, Knighte of Columbus. This decision was reached a t ' the meeting Tuesday evening who i it was declared that inasmuch as moit of the charter members are residing- out of town and would not be able to attend. Only three are living in Connallsvllle. They are John Irwin, J. J. Dougherty and Thomas V. Donegan. HENDERSON FILES NOMINATION PAPERS By United Frees. HARRlSBtma. March 12.-Six candidates for £be General Assembly filed nomination papers today. "'hey Included Joseph B. Henderson, Republican, Connelisville, Second Farotte district; S. K. Strosnider, Democrat, Waynesburg. COUNTY FARMERS WILL HOLD ANNUAL MEETING THURSDAY « State College Experts to Glre Talks at Sessions in Union town. OFFICERS WILL BE ELECTED The 14-th annual meeting; of th« Fay- otto County Agricultural Association will be held tomorrow in Union town. Tho main sessions will be la the auditorium of the County Building, whll« luncheon will be served at Aebury Methodist Episcopal Church. After greetings by President Isaiah Cover and general business the convention will be continued in separate sessions for the men and women. The women will be addressed by Mis* Madge Bogart, director of the home economics extension department of State College, while in the men's sec- tloon reports will be given on a tram- txir of farmers' enterprises. Thtsee will embrace th* following: Curb market, D, H. Blnns; spray service, O. W. Rittenhouse; Dairy Herd Improvement Association, C. D. Travis; strawberry culture, H. M, Burchlnal; Filly Club, Herbert Dans; farm accounts, Harold Arnold; wool pool, Fred Dlederichs; Junior B«e Club, Mrs. Mary 2L Dunn; each green house, J. L. Snyder; junior clubs', Lawrence Stark. At 11 o'clock th* convention wUl resume the general session to hear the report of County Farm Agent. C. D. Uibel. A* address by Paul Bdinger, assistant director of the agricultural extension department of State College, will follow Mr. Uibel's report. The election of officers is scheduled to the period before luncheon. Addresses at the luncheon will be delivered by Prof. W. V. Dennla, head of the'department of rural sociology at State College, and Walter P. Schenck, secretary ot the Uniontown Chamber of Commerce. 0. P. Moser 111. O. P Moser, well-known resident' of ConnellaviJle, is ill at the borne of his aon-ln-law and daughter, Mr. and £trs. Milton Willittine ot Lhrnbar, KAROLCIK AGAIN CHIEF OF PERRY FIRE DEPARTMENT Michael Karolcik wae re-elected chief of the Perry Township Volunteer Fire Deprtment at its annual reorganization meeting Tuesday evening at Karolcik Hall at Perryopolis. Time te no president, tb.« chief occupying the chair at all aeeslone. Other officers named are: John Polander, ai»t aeststant chief; H. D. Blair, second' assistant chief; John Thorpe, captain; Mike Uhall, lieutenant; Fred McWilJiama, secretary; Lestsr JUwther, ansistant »ec- retary; Chadft Chalfant, treasurer, and W. P. Lint, William Besington and Ray Strickler, trusteea. The flre chief reported that in 1929 13 alarms were answered and that tho property loss in the township W«H $5,000. In Perryopolie, there wab ecarcely any damage. Luncheon was sorved at the close of the business period. STEEL PRODUCERS AND CONSUMERS WILL DISCUSS NEW RATES By United Preea. PITTSBURG, March 12.--More than 100 producers and consumers of manufactured iron and steel articles in this section o£ the State were to confer late today under the auspice* of the Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce for a detailed study of the Interstate Commerce Commisefon'ci proposed increase on freight rates from Pittuburg to nearby industrial interests. Explanation oi the new rate schedule, effective May 20, will be given by Donald O, Moore, chamber of commerce traffic man. The Increase ordered by the coin- mtosion, according to Moore, SB designed to eliminate discrimination now shown between steel producing interests and common etocks. TEXAS BLOND OF 20 IS AMERICA'S SWEETHEART By Unit*fl Pr«i». MIAMI, Fla., March 12.--Mies Jan»* Eastman, 20 a blonde, ot Fort Worth, Tex., wa« hailed today ai "America 1 * «weetheart." She won the distinction last night ov»r 48 other entrants in Madtooa Square Qardon last night. With tb* title went $2,500 in cold and a sDvsr loving cup, to say nothing of t$* chance t-P app^at in one ot Broadway'* current revues and the proceeds from the ueuat indorsement of beauty creams and mud packs. "Mise California" and "Miss Florida," in the persons ot Miss Alberto McKeHop, 17, ot Los Ang*]«s, »ni Mtes Margaret iSkdabl of Tarapa, pushed Miss Haetman to the limit tor the all-Americart title. They w»r« awarded afoond sjtf thlrt

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