The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on March 8, 1938 · Page 3
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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, March 8, 1938
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TUESDAY, MARCH S, 193$. THE DAILY COURIER. CONNELLSVILL-E, PA. PAGE THREE, MT. PLEASANT LEVY REMAINS AT 15 MILLS No Change Made by Council; Light Ordinance Passed. Special to Tho Courier. MOUNT PLEASANT Mar. 8 _ The 1938 tax levy was fixed at 15 mills, the same as last year, by ac- tjon of council last nifcht Ordinances passed included one on a new contract lor lighting Mam street from the west end to the east end according to specifications presented by the West Penn Power Company be adopted Plans for a marker for Fnck Park were tabled The street committee reported that red dog had been placed on Spruce street. Quarry street and Goldsmith's alley. The fire, light and water committee reported a batteiy is needed lor one truck Council decided to turn the title of the American La Prance truck over to the Volunteei Fire Department and the department in turn Js requested to buy insurance for one year for the ambulance West Vine street is to be added to the WPA project for improvement There arc 17 holies on this street and none of the residents can get out of their homes for mud Jesse Kceler reminded council that Cox alley, Creamery allc and Last standpipc alley should be rcpaued as promised by the former council. Tho balance in general fund showed $3,759 94 and in the sinking fund, $8 128 39 Decree Team at Donora Members of the degree stafl of the Julia Rcbokah Lodge went to Donoia Saturday evening where they put the degree work on for a class of four candidates who were initiated and four who were reinstated The Mount Pleasant degree staff is -onsidercd one of the best in Pennsylvania The members of the stall are noble grand, Charlotte Shaffer: vice grand, Eva Patterson, past noble grand, Lillian North, chap'am, Gladys Stohl, outside guard, Sara Jane Gibboncy, conductor, Ethel McGoogan, and warden, Belle Irene Hoffman. The president of the Rebecca Assembly of the Stale of Pennsylvania and her State officers, were present A social hour followed the meeting Son Born at Hospital. Mr and Mrs Kenneth Gadd of 532 Eagle street announce the birth of a son at Frick. Memorial Hospital on Fnday. Demonstrator HI. Mrs. Glenn Over, a food demonstrator, who became ill at the National Hotel, has returned to her Un- jontown home after treatment in Fnck Memorial Hospital Plan St. Patrick's Party. The Win One Class of the United Brethren Church school, taught by Mrs. Mary Bennett, met at the church Friday evening. Games were plaed and a social hour was held, with Mrs Manbellc Shaw and Mrs Eileen Eb- crhart as the hostesses At the business meeting it was decided to hold a St. Patnck s Day party -it the home of Mary Jane Noss on March 17. Each member is asked to bring a friend. An offering will be taken, the proceeds 3f which will be used to support one of the church missionaries. Entertains Church Group. Mrs. Morris N. Pigman of Walnut street was hostess Monday evening at her home to the Ladies' Aid Society of the Reunion Presbyterian Church at its regular business and social meeting LOOK OUT FOll 3IARCH COLDS! A change of seasons is alwas a dangcious time When sunny days come in March we are tempted to put aside our winter clothing As a result, colds are very common this month, especially among school children and others who have been confined indoors You help reduce colds by taking Father John's Medicine regularly. It it a real body builder that increases resistance to colds and related coughs C H. S. NEWS OF THE DAY FINE BOOKS OFFERED FOR STUDENT READERS Miss Elizabeth Long, school librarian, when asked to make suggestions on what novels she felt would particularly interest students, readily offered the following books "Madame Curie," written by her youngest daughter, Eve Curie, is one of the most interesting biographies to come out in recent year's "Antarctic Icebreakers," by Lawrence Fox Deals with Admiral Byrd's and other antarctic expeditions. "Icy Hell," by Will E Hudson Tells of the experiences of a newsreel cameraman in the Aleutian Islands, Eastern Siberia, etc Contains plenty of action and is enjoyed by girls as well as boys "Northwest Passage,' by Kenneth Roberts A good full-blooded novel concerning Major Robert Rogers, who led an expedition against the Indian town of St Francis in 1759. Very interesting and well worth reading One of the books recommended to Book-of-the-Monlh members last fall. "The Boy Sclley," by Laura Bcnet One of the newer type of biographies--especially appealing to anyone interested in poetry. COLLEGE CLUB ELECTS DORIS MOVER AS HEAD Doris Moyer was elected president foi the second semester at a recent meeting of the College Club Other officers elected for the cscond half of the school term included' Gloria Inks, \ice-president, and Mae Jean Her^bciger, secretary. The purpose of the club is to discuss colleges and their value to students The club is sponsored by Mis-s Marsh ill DRAW COVER DESIGNS FOR ANNUAL YEARBOOK Four seniors, three boys and girl, have been giving serious attention towards a design that will be used on the cover of the 1938 Coker Yearbook Rita Prestia, Robert Sandusky, Robert Laughrey and Charles Fike have already turned in nine different designs to Miss Lamb and Miss Sensbach. So far no definite selection has been made and other seniors are urged to present any ideas they might have in order that the best possible design may be used. The yearbook will consist of more than 70 pages filled with photographs and reviews of activities during the past year and will be especially prized by seniors as it will ser\ c to revive memories in some future year. The book will be eight inches wide and ten and one-half inches long "EXTRA" FEATURE WILL MARK GIRLS' GAME The "Yale-Princeton" basketball game, slated for March 17, offers a bit extra on its entertainment program Between halves, Charlotte Oaks will do an acrobatic number, including tap dancing. OPERETTA PRACTICE DRAWS UNUSUALLY LARGE NUMBER The first practice for the operetta was held Fnday with a fine turnout of students. Included in the CO to 70 who reported were 15 boys. That, according to Mr Anstme, just about doubled the usual number in past years. STUDENTS: IMPORTANT: This column, "C H. S News of the Day," is your column. It started with Friday's issue of The Courier and we hope it continues. But-copy is needed daily. We want your suggestions and we need your help If you are interested in the column and want to see it grow and become permanent, all you need to do is to turn in to your home room teacher or directly to Miss Sensbach anything you think might be "newsy." If the item is of any interest to you, it is bound to attract others so don't be too hasty in discarding any ideas Former Grid Star Shot. VANCOUVER, Wash, Mar 8--A bullet through his head, middle-aged Dr Allen C. Stcckle of Battle Ground, Wash , former all-Amencan football star of the University of Michigan, was found dead beside his automobile, a revolver near his hand. SALLY'S SALLIES -THAT'S MteV£l0U$ CENTRAL PRESS ASSOCIATION 193B RV Many_ girls aie bright enough to be dumb Aftermath of California's Flood Residence of Ernest Harris, in tho exclusive Bel-Air Estates' district of Los Angeles, Is submerged In mad. The structure li virtually n total IOM. Slit vnu carried down hllliildo by torrents of natcr. NELSON ADDLEMAN GETS PITT DEGREE MOUNT PLEASANT, Mar. 3 -Nelson Addlcman, an English teacher in the Mount Pleas mt High School, has just received a Master of Education degree from the University of Pittsburgh. The degree was awarded at the recent commencement exercises there Mr Addlcman is completing work for a Doctor of Philosophy degree which he expects to receive this summer Mr Addleman was graduated from Hurst High School in 1924; received a bachelor of science degree in cdu- ctaion from Pitt in 1932, and a master of arts degree in United States History in 1935 For the past five years he has been a teacher in the Mount Pleasant Ramsay High School. Staff at Countrs Club. There'll be a stag party Thursday night at Pleasant Valley Country Club Six boxing bouts are among the features on the entertainment program. Meycrsdalo MEYERSDALE, Mar. 8 --James Wilson motored to Pittsburgh Sunday where he met his sister, Mrs D. E Beatty of Salem, Ohio, who will spend a week here at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs J L Wilson. Mrs W F Smith of Washington. D. C, spent the week-end with her mother, Mrs J. M Wiland Mr and Mrs. William Met? of Cumber! md were week-end visitors with the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs W B Giof Mr and Mrs William Hilcy of Salisbury were Mcycrsdale visitors Sunday Mr and Mrs Carl Wahl of Cumberland spent Sunday with relatives. Bread Winning Wife Failed. SAN FRANCISCO, Mar 8--Poet- Philosopher Louis L Kramer filed suit for separ itc maintenance from Dr. Isabella Hester Perry Kramer, alleging she failed to keep a manage pledge to be the biead winner while GROOM GETS WIRE OF OWN WEDDING JEROME, Idaho, Mai 8--Austin Bond Claytons first intimation that he was ma mod was when he 10- ceiv ed at Luna, Pel u, a tclcgr im consisting of a single word ' Married " He was wed by proxy to Miss Elva Anderson of this city through a power of attorney' granted to Rev W P. Wills to s'and up for the missing groom he "performed the necessary house work " Expert Radio Service Aerials Tubes Auto Radios Vo Credit. Phono 191G SCOTTDALE TAX LEVY FOR 1938 REDUCED;, FIXED A T , 1 7 ^ M I L L S Reduction of One Mil! Made With Unanimous Vote Cast. Special to The Courier SCC~TDALE, Mar 8 --Scottdalc council Monday fixed the tax levy at 17 mills, a reduction of one mill over that of last year, divided as follows Fifteen and one-half mills in the general fund, five and one-half mills In the sinking fund, two mills in the water fund, three-fourth mill m the library fund, one and one-half mills in the light fund, and one and three- fourth mil', in the street improvement fund Rale 17 was suspended, the ordinance read three times, and voted on for final enactment with a unanimous vote The street committee reported it had made a trip over town streets and that it was decided not to use WPA labor this year The sewer committee reported sewers in Kline street, Arthur avenue to the park, and Walnut and Chestnut streets would be submitted as a WPA project A sewer cleaning apparatus is to be purchased from Ed Kelley for $950. The sanitation reported $468 50 had been collected during February, and that there had been 623 accounts The report showed at the close of the year there was $1,194 Twenty-five in delinquent garbage accounts O£ this amount $207 85 was due from persons who had died or moved away. Since the audit $327 60 had been collected and $45105 is yet owed by persons whose service has been cut off The Ruth Lumber *, Supply Company presented a list of persons who wished to |avc sidewalks laid under a WPA ploject, amounting to 14,135 square feet of concrete A proposal wa- ordered drawn for council's appro /al befoic it is sent in. Talks on Steel Homes At the regular dinner meeting of the Rotary Club held in the Presbyterian Church Monday evening, Mr Fitz Henry, a representative of the Carnegie-Illinois Steel Company's sales promotion department, read a paper on steel and its use in building homes. He stated that the steel company had been told that 800,000 homes would be needed annually for a period of five years, and that should steel be used in the building o£ homes, it would consume five tons per home or 4,000,000 tons in the five years, almost 10 per cent of the output of the steel companies. He also stated that the use of steel in buil 'ing homes was no longer a myth, but a reality The program was in charge of Karl Konncrth. To Entertain Book Club Mrs Scott H Sherman of George street will be hostess to the Book Club at its regular meeting to be held this evening at her home in George street Cage Games Tonight. Scottdale Y M C A Ph-Mo-Me club and the "Y" Midgets will swing into action again tonight on the "Y ' floor where the Wilmcrding Y five opposes the former at 8 o'clock and the East Huntingdon Junior High team will play the Midgets at " o'clock The Scotties hope to avenge the severe defeat they received last season from the strong WilmerdinR passers and run their list of victories to 13 The Midgets want to chalk up their 14th victory of the season and third victory over the Alvcrton dribblers chanalnaiff Here's your opportunity.}*) ' save money--Investigate Note! NEW--Ranges and Refrigerators -- never been used -- many never out of the factory crates. There are no radical changes be^ tween the 1$37 and 1938 models. x Today and Compare! This is not a sale in the sense that we will have an unEm- ited supply of all sizes and "models, but is a CLEARANCE of our remaining stock of 1937 merchandise. Act NOW! The stock is limited and will be replaced immediately with new 193S merchandise. Only a few dollars down delivers your purchase--we make the installation and you pay the balance in small monthly payments. Inquire about these easy terms. 302 So. Pittsburg Street Phone 322

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