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MONDAY, MARCH 20, 1030. TUUi DAILY COURFEK, CCWNBLLSVlLLIi;, FA. PAGE FIV1S. PERSONAL MENTION Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Hicks and 1 daughter and Miss Joan, of Pitts- | burgh were guests of Mr. H.cks' I brother-in-law and sister. Mr. a n d , Mrs. B. S. Swartzwelder" of South | Piospcct street over Sunday. Mr. I Hicks was guest soloist at the First Methodist Episcopal Church Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Hicks' son-in-law anrl daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas llcndcison, also of Pittsburgh, spent Sunday at the Swartx.welder home*. The Ladies' Auxiliary to South ConnellsviUe Firemen will hold a card party tonight, 8:30 promptly, in Firemen's Rooms. Lunch. Admission 25c.--Advertisement.--20mar-lt. Mrs. W. H. Swan and little daughter, Judith Fayc, were discharged from ConnellsviUe State Hospital Sunday afternoon and are at their home on the Breakneck road Plain dresses, dry cleaned and pressed, 59c. Simons Cash Carry , Cleaners.--Adveuiserr.ent--20mar-4t. Mrs. R. Edward Beard of East Crawford avenue and sister, Mrs.' James S. Braddock of Mount Pleasant, arrived home Sunday night from n five weeks' tour of the southern | btales and the -epublic o£ Mexico. ' Saucy spring topper suits and i coats, special S3.93. Princess Shop.-- '. Advertisement.--20mar-lt. Mrs. C. J. Woodward, Miss Sarah , Hist, Miss Mary Jcnncwine of Union- Aunt Het By ROBERT QUILLEN "If Pa does anything three times, it gets to be a habit. He can't stop smokin', but he tried several times and now he's got the habit of quiUm* every night." Sees Fayette As Potential Leader In Livestock Membeis of the County Sheep Wool Growers Cooperative Association were told that Fayette county has everything needed to become a leader in livestock farming by W. B. Connell, livestock extension special st at Penn State College, and principal speaker at the annual dinner-meeting held by the .issoci.ition Thuisd.iy night in Uniontown. "Ideal pasture lands and bettei than average crops a i e to be found throughout Fayette county and there isn't any reason why this county should not become a leader in thn eastern part o£ the United States," Professor Connell declared. A brief business session uas held duing which G. Emerson Work, president of the association, and Isuh Cover, Smithfield, were reelcctcd to the board of directois, also including Idcn Vail. John Van Swearingen. Uniontown. K. D.; Thomas Wood, Fayette City, and John B. Cook, Belle Vcmon, and Fred Diederich*-. Grim Reaper MRS. E. U. HILTEBRAND W3ST NEWTON, Mar. 20.--Doncll F. Ililtebrand, wife of Err.csL R. Hiltcbrand, teacher in the South, Huntingdon Township .High School, died at 12-08 o'clock Sunday after- h j s Yomc.TsiO "soiTh Arch" noon a: Columbia Hospital, Wilkms- ultcr a j ingeun g uincsb burg. Death WJK caused by r,n infection of the thioat following a: Edwin E. Bower, Coal Conferees B.O. Vet, Dies Edwin E Bouer, 73 yc«rs old, died at 2 - 25 o'clouk Sunday morning at street., | lie was born November 2, 3305, 1 ' " abdominal operation a week ago Sat- j ' uiday. She was 3(i years old, being , ,,,,,,,,,,, Revival Meetings Open at Vanderbilf A sci LOS of meetings town, Mrs. Woodward's son, Calvin. tirlue lor two weeks began Sunday of YoungiLmvn, Ohio, Walter Jarretl and son and daughter-in-law, Me. and Mrs. Thomas Jarrett o£ Pittp- evening at the Vanderbiit Christian Church with Rev. Paul Clemmensen, pastor, jr. chaigc. Tonight Chester A. Williamson of burgh, Mr. and Mis. Frank W. Jones of Poplar Grove, Mr. and Mrs. Ray | Scottdale will bring the message. Ellenbcrgcr, Mrs. Laura JayneB and Miss Lynnc B. Kincell, of this pince attende dthe funeral service for Ilonry D. Jarrett, held Sunday afternoon at the Murphy Funeral Home at Scottdale. Mrs. James, Wemzicrl of SouUh Palestine Jews Postpone Strike By United Press. JERUSALEM, Mar. 20.-- A general American Legation born M.iy 21, 1002, in Grecr.e county, the daughte. 1 of the late Henry B. and Kiz?'e Pctilt Fonner, of Waynesburg. She lived in West New ton the 13 years since, her marriage. She was a member of the Waynesburg Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Hilte- brnnd was a gr..ciuate of the California St.itc Teacher'- College. For eight veals, she taught s-chool at Yukon. Surviving in addition to her husband, arc her mother nnd two brothers, Charles E. and Loo F. Fonner, and n nephew. Charles Fonner, Jr. The f u n c i a l scu'icc will bc held r.t 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the Fonner home, 245 West Second nvenue. Waynesburg, in charge of Dr. McLeod Harvey. Interment will bp made in Greene County Memorial PaiK at Waynesburg. farm at the Gap, Lancaster near Philadelphia. When young man he worked for the Pcnn- in Prague Closed WASHINGTON, Mar. State Department today American Minister Wilbur J. Carr to close the United States legation in Prague and to turn over the properties and records to the Americ in consul gener.il. The action reduces U. S. lopruscn- tation in the former Czechoslovak republic to thnt of a consulate fien- ernl. The same nction va; followed R. K. NITTEURfGHT MOUNT PLEASANT M . n . '20 -i R i c h a i d H Niltrrnght. (50 year, old 20. _ The ! dloti Fuday night at his home -- m.sti ULtod ConneUsviUe. and little grnnddaugh- ' stnke ° c Jews throughout Palestine, ter, Judy Rae Harris of Meadvillo, I Called for today, was postponed by spent Saturday in Pittsburgh. Judy | t h e National Council of Jews. at Vienna a f t e r | of Austria Geim.m absorption Rae accompanied her parents, In Haifa. Arabs closed shops and , . nnd J. R. Harris to South Connells- 1 haUed bus lincs '" Protest against the ville Friday They spent the weelt- ' Bntlsh government's Palestine policy. end at the Wemzierl home. Mr. and Mrs. James A. Pujia and Mr. and Mrs. George C. Morrello, of Injured in Fall. Thomas Chambers, 21, of Poplar this city spent Sunday visiting rela- ; Grove, suflered lacerations of the tives and friends in Pittsburgh. forehead, scalp, lip and rhin \vhcn HeiTnan Welsh, employed at the American Store in North Pittsburg street, has been temporal ily trans- ferrcd to the Point Marion store because of the illness of the manager I tcr ' there. " Earl Reed of East South street he was reported to have fallen c'ov.n a flight of stairs. He received treatment at the Hospital. spent Sunday u-ith friends at Derry. M'ss Ruth, of Blackstone avenue visited Saturday in Pittsburgh. Mrs. Patricia Bradley of Brook- Mrs. Laura Piersol vale, who is ill at her home, is re- at her i ported slightly improved. home in Morrell avenue. She is con- ; Mis Mildred Enany, a student at fined to her bed. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Seton Hill College, Greensburg, has Shaner and returned after spending the week- son, James, and Mrs. Gladys Calhoun end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. of Mount Lebanon, Pittsburgh, were Albert Enany, of Wills road, guests of Mrs. Shaner's and Mrs. 1 M»fc- E d w a r d Briercheck of Calhoun's brother-in-law and sister, [ Brownsville spent the day \vith her Mr. and Mrs. George H. Reagan of South - Eighth street, Greenwood, Sunday. Mr. Shaner, who had taught chemistry in the Mount Lebanon High School, was lecently elected a ward principal of, the schools there. Mr, and Mrs. Anthony Williams nnd Marie Blend of this city spent Saturc ay in Pittsburgh. They attended the performance of Al Donahue and his band. Captain Allen R. Springer of the Army air service, who is attending an. army aviation school at Montgomery, Ala., and Captain Robert "W. Springer oE the National Guard, grandmother, Mrs, Harry Percy, of Highland avenue and her brother-in- law and sifter, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pinto, of Sixth street. Mr. and Mrs-. George Beaumont have returned from an ocean trip to South America, Trinidad, Canal Zone and West Indies. Miss Clara BccliUion and Miss Lola Ncwmyer visited friends in Pittsburgh Sunday afternoon. Harold Scott of Biackstone avenue attended the swimming meet at Carnegie Institute of Technology Sdtuiday. Robeit Beard is ill st his home in of Monessen, spent Saturday after- j South Ninth street, Greenwood 'with noon and evening with their mother, ! the grip. Mrs. Anna Springer of the White ! Jack Jordan of Mount Pleasant Front ApiutmenL-,. North Pittsburg I visited friends here Sunday after- street. Captain Robert Springer was j noon. accompanied by his wife. Captain A. Gordon ol South street was Allen Springer expects to graduate I Johnstown business caller Sunday May 12. Dr. and Mrs. Don C. Foseslman of afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Moore of. the Windsor Apartments. South Evernon and Mr. and Mrs. Dwair.e Pittsburg street, arrived home Sun- Null of Ruffsdale motored to Fred- fUiy night from Lakeland, Fla., where they were guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Overlandor, uncle and aunt of Dr. Fosselman. They also visited Mrs. Thomas B. Echard of St. Petersburg, and motored to other points of inter- rst in Florida, and also enjoyed a erick, Md., Sunday and visited Mr, and Mis. Moore's daughter. Miss Eileen, a student at Hood College. Charles W. Michael, a patient at the Westmoreland Hospital, Greene- burg, for treatment of pneumonia, is much improved. He is able to sit boat trip from Miami to Havana, j up for a short time each day. IV r. Cuba. They were absent a month. Michael is West Penn dispatcher at Mrs. Harvey Harbaugh and daugh- I Greensburg. BARCLAY ON BRIDGE B y S h e p a r d B a r c l a y ·The Authority on Authorities" PJLAYING PBOBABZLMIES ALL OBSERVANT players have learned that the holder oJ a weak hand is likely to make a short-suit lead against a no trump contract, In the hope that he may hit upon the long suit ot his partner, who probably haa some side re-entries for it. Conversely, someone who has made a length-showing fourth-best lead is likely to have high cards for re-entries right in his own hand. Bearing- that in mind can guide the declarer in his selection of the way to play any particular suit, counting the long-suit leader ae more likely than his partner to hold any particular high card. A K J 6 4 Q 10 S 5 5 (Dealer: North. North-South vulnerable), South got into a No trump game contract on this deal by the fairly ximple procedure o£ North's 1-Spade bid. Ills own 2-Cluba, North's - 2- Spades, Soutli's 2-No trump and UorLYs o-No trump. When West led the lieait 2, South promptly placed four cards of the suit in his hand, but more important in this case reckoned that any single high honor was a bit more likely to bc ncld by him than by East. When East played the Q on the dummy's low card, that made it still more likely that East lacked any particular high, honor. After South took the first trick with the heart K, he played over to the club A, then led the club 4 back. East played the 2, and South faced the critical play of the hand. If West had the K, the 10 was the correct choice; if the J, the Q, wouM be better. Reckoning: the K probably with West, South played the 10, which forced the K. West offered the A and another heart, then South ran game by the simple expedient of being successful with the spade finesse. If South had played the Q on that second round club trick, he would have been set either two or three tricks, depending on what he did next time he was in the lead. Tomorrow's Problem A K J V A K 9 4. · J 10 3 A A Q 9 3 A Q 10 9 7 ' JERUSALEM. Mar. 20. -- The Czechoslovak consul general has informed the German consul of lur 'irrevocable determination" not to surrender his consulate general to Germany, it u a p understood today. Kecksburg where he had .-pent his entire 1'fc He was boin March IB. 1869. had been pensioned nine year« ago a f t e r serving for moic than 45 years with the H. C. Frii-k Coke Company. Hi-, wife. Mi.-,. Clara Belle Mye.-:, NitterriEhl, died in 1S23. He is survived by three daughtcis and one son: Mrs. John A. B.iRley of Youngwood, Mis. Cl.ironce Crise of Mammoth. Mrx Ernest Overly of Mount T'lrasant, R D , nnd William K. Nit- ternght of Keck.-burg. There are also one sister. Mrs. Marg.-in.-l HV.-.OHS of Youngwood, 14 grandchildien nnd onu grc.ii-ni.inni.lT.ld The funci.il service v.-.i- held this aflcinoon God, v,itn Fan", lev.' ". . .lames Chuich I. Knlp of sylvdnia coming Railroad in Philadelphia ConnelUvillc m 1880 where he became tissociatcd with the Baltimore Ohio Railroad. He was married here to Minnie Elizabeth Van Buskirk April 4, 1880, and had since resided here. He retired from active service with the Bait.more £: Ohio Railroad in 1930. lie was one of the B. O. Veterans, having woiked there for 40 years. He was a membor of the Daughters of America and the Jr. O. U. A. He was also d member of the First Methodist Episcopal Church. Surviving are his wife and these children: Eleanor, wife of Thurman Russell of Detroit, Clayton Bower of Philadelphia, Mrs. Eliza Pane of Con- ncllsviile, Henrietta, wife of Walter Geiger of Detioit, Ernest Bower oC Connells\ ille; Viola, wife of Paul Wi'.ley of Pittsburgh; La Vclle, wife of Kenneth SwKshcr of ConnellsviUe, and Wmona. wife of J.iy L. Eisenhuth of Bellcvuc. Pittsburgh. He also leaves 30 giandchiVdren, four gi cot-grandchildren and a brother, Frank 'JOWCT of Connellsville. The fiincr.il will bc held Tuesday afternoon v.ith a praer at the home at 1.30 o'clock for t;ie immediate f.imily fcillov, cd by :i service at 2 o'clock .it the First Methodist Episcopal Church wilh the pastor. Rev. L. S. Elliott, nsMsted by Dr. W. H. Hetnck, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, ofllf .ating. Burial will be made m H i l l Grove Cemetery. The D of A, v. til hold-its service at the home in South Arch street at 8 o'clock tonight. All members are requested to be piompt Resume Parleys By United Press. NEW YORK, 20 --Eastern soft coal operators and union miners resumed wage-hour negotiations today with little appaicnt likelihood that they would succeed in drafting a now two-year contract before the Townsend Meeting Here This Evening James G. Robinson ol Unlontown, fonner county superintendent oE schools, will address a To\vnsend meeting scheduled lor 7:30 o'clock tonight in the basement ol the First Baptist Church. The public is invited. present one expires March 31. The operators' committee in joint conCcronic, representing 21 producers associations in the Appa- lachm bituminous field, insisted that a new pact could be drawn up before the deadline. But inasmuch as the operators Hospital Patients. I John Marsinek o£ Jumata, Virginia the I Shipley and Mrs. Ella Jobet o£ seek a general 50-cenl-a-day reduction while the United Mine Woikars Union is demanding a 50-cent a day increase, i t appeared dou otful that any new agreement could oe icuenud before the expiration date. UMW President John L. Lewis, I heading the committee representing! 338,000 eastern soft coal mineis. has proposed a.s an alternative to suspension of operations on April 1 that the present contract bc indefinitely extended wit n a 50-day reopening clause. ' The operutois objected to an i n - ' definite extensions and to any shoit-t time reopening ptovision, but it was Second Floor understood they were prepared to Room 4 consider extension of the present p he _. s * agreement for j year, 01 possibly two ns West years. Crawford Aie. Lemont, George Baker of Vanderbilt, George A. Cox of 106 South Arch street, Grace Lowry o£ Mount Braddock, Mrs. Anna Geary of Hockwood, R, D. 2, George Miltz o£ New Geneva, Francis Millotti, two-weeks-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John MillotU of Layton, and Emma Porterfield, 19- months-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Golden Porterfleld of Normalville, have been admitted to ConnellsviUe Stale Hospital for treatment. Foretell War Vets Tonight. Waiter E. Brown Post, Voteians of Foreign Wars, will meet at 8 o'clock tonight in the post home in South Pittsburg street. MONEY 1* a huiry. W« lend up to 5300. No co-makers. BERNARD DAVIS ! FUNERAL SERVICE ' TUESDAY MORNING Interment was mncie m Fairview Ccmetfiy. .AIRS. A N N A M. K E N T Mrs. Anna M«rtah Kent bl ye.irs fid. died nt i U o'clock Sunday morn- SCOTTDAL?:. Mar. 20.--The ;u- i : "R at thc honif -' ° r her d;i »Snter T neral service for Bernard Davis, 21 i Mrs. Mary Kuhns r.t Acme ycais old, who died Saturday morn; Mr*. Kent had «p*-nt the Ricalor ing at Conncllft\:]lo Suto Hospital. ' part of her life m the M n u n t Picas- will bc held ,it 9.30 o'clock Tuesday j ant-At :ne area Hei husband Thorn the home in Walnut l a s Kent, chod many i?ar- ago She Actress liridc Third Time. SALT LAKE CITY, Mar. 20.-Actress In,i Clnre was a biido for the third time*. Snc rruuiied William U. Wallace, J r , a San Francisco attorney. morning at Walnut | street, in chaigu of Rc\ J. E. Lut?, i pastor of the Methodist Episcopal . Church. Interment will be- in *.hc ' North View Cemetery, New Martinsville, W. Va. Mr. Da vi 3 Uie \ iciim of a ·survucd by thiec chi.dreti, Jacob Kcnl of Mount Hlc-awmt, Mrs. Emma Grcenitwnlt of Wmdbcr and Mrs. Kent with whom she had been re- sidini;. Theie are 24 grandchildren, G3 Rreat-Kr:mdthildrcn and 2G great- whom will ser\'c as The funeral will bc held Wednesday afternoon wilh a brief seivicc at holdup Wednetd-jy n i R h i at t h e , Brejt-grandthildren, Mobilgas station ^n Broadway where he was nn attendant. Perhaps next to his immediate family one ol '.he persons who w.U UlG home at 1 30 o'clock foliated by miss D a \ i s mo?t is his lifelong pal, i ' Billy Hurst, who will: "" "' found Davis lying in ·Red" Mulltn the middle of the roid v/liere lie had crawled after being shot. Seeing the man lying in the road, t h e two approached very carefully, when Hurst discovered it was Ben.y. 1 of t I ant, !be i rites at the Mount Joy Church : i Brethren, near Mount Plcas- at 2 o'clock. Interment will ;idc in the church cemetery. E D W A R D L. SCHWARTZ Mrs. Kcbccca Deal Dies. LIGON1ER. Mar. 20.--The funeral services for ?^rs. Rebecca Deal, 8B years old, who died Thursday n.ght at the home o£ her daughter, Mrs. William Mimna, with whom she made her homCj was held Saturday evening at the Mimna home with Rev. W. L. "Wilkenson, pastor of the Ligomer Methodist Episcopal Church, officiating. Burial was in the Addison Cemetery, Somerset county. Mrs. Deal was boin in Somerset county, January 31, 1851. SCOTTDALE, Mar. ^0.--Edward L. Schwartz, 45 years old, died sud- | dcr.ly Saturday night at his home m South Hickory bticet, fiom a heart condition. Plan .Memorial Day. Union to v.n'i Memorial Day ccle- bratioji will bc in charge of Fort Necessity Chapter, Reserve Officers Association. Surmnk. of Soutn Everson; aLso four sisters and three brothers. The body vas removed to the home of the father. The fun cud service will bc nt 9 o'clock Tuesday morning at St. Joseph's Church at Everson. Buna! will bo m St. Joseph's Ceme- tor. N E A L COUGH Nral Cough, 50, a foierncm at the Republic mine for m.iny years and a past commander of the Republic American Legion post, died Sunday night at his home at Republic. Although ailing about four weeks, he did not become seriously ill until Friday. He is suiuved by his wife, El'^a- beth; three daughter?, and three sisters and three brothers including Mrs. C, L, Burkc'y of near Fayette City and Thomas Cough of Conneils- ville. Paramount Theatre TODAY -- TOMORROW -- WEDNESDAY SEE IT WITH THOSE YOU LOVE THE BEST ... THEY WILL LOVE YOU BETTER FOR IT! BANNER! CLAUDE RAINS-FAY BAINTER -JACKIE COOPER -BONITA GRANV1LLE --0" TllK SAME JJ11,L-- The .funeral service be held Bail Jumper Arrested. UNIONTOWN, Mar. 18. -- Ralph Boone, a racketeer who jumped bail was arrested today in Moigantown and paroled on the payment of a l.QOO fine. He served thirty days in jail and was given the privilege of leaving the State with the provision that he report monthly by I'.ter during his year's parole. Oliiopyle Man Acquitted. UNIONTOWN, Mar. 20.--Fred Morrison of Ohiopyle was acquitted of three motor violations, including Chester Burmvorth of driving his at 2:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the home. Interment vill be in the Alvcrton cemetery Mr. Schwartz was a son of the late Charles E. and Margaret Schwartz ol this place. He had always lived here. He was a barber by trade. Surviving arc his wife, Lydia Schwartz; a son, Kenneth, at home; a brother, Arnold, and a sister, Miss Freda of Scottdale. PATJLI FUNERAL The funeral lor George Paul! ol Leisenring No, 3 will be held Tuesday afternoon with a prayer at the home at 1 o'clock and a full service at the Hungarian Reformed Church at Uniontown at 2 o'clock. Burial will be made in Sylvan Heights Cemetery. car while intoxicated. the costs, however. He must pay \VALTER J. SURNIAK SCOTTDALE, Mar. 20.--Walter J. Surniak, 34 yeais old, died Saturday night at ConnellsviUe State Hospital. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Anna Surniak, and two daughters, Florence j and Sophia, and his father, Michael FOB FJSATCKE 'JMEE CALL 5W, 1 ENDS TODAY--'TAIL SPIN " B a a a 'B a * A S 3 V 7 o f A K S 7 i *. K 7 -I IDealer: EaaU Nortli-Suulh vulnerable) After South'a 1-Diamond West's psychic double, North's redouble, and West's 2-Spades how should the bidding go on this deal 7 Fcituru ^jod.citt, lut. STARTS TOMORROW COMING - "PYGMALION Today · Tuesday 9 Wednesday · Thursday THfHlLS FOR A THOUSAND MOVIES PLUNDERED FOR ONE MIGHTY SHOW! *co lADiO P:iu* i Out of the stirring glory of Kipling's India they roar!..Three fighting, loving, swag- tout of the British Battalions'. CARY GRANT-VICTOR MclAGlEN O U G L A S FAIRBANKS, Jr. AM JAFFE · EDUARDO CIANNEUI JOAN FONTAINE You've longed for adventure; thirsted for thrills; hungered for action!...NOW THEY'RE YOURS--with the red-blood and gunpowder heroes who rise from the storied mystery of India and storm the screen with the. lusty, rousing, robust life-thunder of men who fight for die love of it and love fo'r the fun. of it! PANDRO S. BERMAN .e^.^**** ^d^,^,,, GEORGE STEVENS Screen Ploy? Jce/ Saye ord fr-d Gt 3 S'oi/ b/ B~n Hecfil ord Chou'es MocAdhur 9COMEDY © LATE NEWS EVENTS @ SHORTS

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