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March 11, 1938

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 5

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FRIDAY, MABCH 11, 1938. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE. PA. PAGE FIVE. SHORT WAVf RADIO BEAMS TO ELIMINATE COLLISIONS PREDICTED FOR MOTORiCARS NEWS OF THE COURTS NEW YORK, Mar. 11.--A preview of the automobile of the future has , been offered by two scientists who predict that it will have, in effect: 1. A battery of windshield wipers under the car to remove "hazard zone" dangers. 2. "Invisible eye" control. 3. SKort wave beams to eliminate collisions. ' Eliminating the hazard zone-where skidding throws a car out of control--will be one of science's greatest achievements in making automobiles safer, according to Professor John M. Lessens, of Mas- 'sachusetts Institute of Technology, who maintains an office here. Lessells explained that skidding on ·wet pavement is caused by a film of water between the road and tire. "If we can instantaneously create a dry surface, over which the tire is always passing," Lessells said, "the car's brakes will keep it under control. Science has already solved rr_any problems that appear to bo just as difficult. In this case I anticipate that some way will be found to give us, in effect, a battery of windshield wipers under the car, to remove the danger of the hazajd zone." Dr. Miller McClintock, director ot the Harvard University Bureau for Street' Traffic "Research, predicted that science will develop steering by unseen hands, electric bumpers, two- way radio 'to warn of approaching cars and automatic highway illumination. "It can safely be predicted that in time we will come to what we call automatic channelizers," Dr. McClintock said. "It is possible to lay in the pavement itseli electrical cables which, when a car comes to a dangerous curve or an obstruction, would automatically take the steering wheel from the driver by radio control and center the car over the cable and steel it safely around the curve or obstruction." Describing what he called the "electric bumper," Dr. McClintock said that scientists could foresee the installation of infra-red lights in the rear of automoblies which would actuate photo-electric cells in the front of other cars. By this method, the speed of a car could bo automatically reduced if it overtook another car too rapidly. Coal Commission . Draffs Program to Establish Prices WASHINGTON, Mar. 11--The National Bituminous Coal Commission met today to formulate procedure for re-establishing minimum prices on soft coal, a task that may require more than four months. Chairman Charles F. Hosford, Jr. has estimated the soft coal industry is losing between $15,000,000 and 518,000,000 monthly as a result o revocation of minima established by the commission last December. It was believed the commission may announce definite proccdur sometime this week. Hosford me with leaders of the industry and th United Mine Workers of America in the offlce of Senator Joseph F. Guf fey, D., Pa., author of the coal act Charles H. Seafon Estate Distributed UNIONTOWN, Mar. 11.--In an order handed down Judge Hoss S Matthews of the Orphans' court o'is tributcd the estate of the late Charle H. Scaton who died September 3( 1924, In Wharton township. .Original trustees of the estate wer Charles S. Bowman and Charles A Tuit with the trusteeship finally coming into the hands of Richar Coulter and D. W. McDonald. By provisions of -the Scaton wil bequests were made to employers friends, relatives and to the Fayetl County Children's Aid Society. After all expenses were paid, balance of $437.02 was directed to b paid to the trustees. CHECK YOUR SPRING NEEDS IF MARCH WINDS Blow Your Expenses Sky-Higb S« US For Cash tip To $300. Combine Sour Debt* Hern, Have Just ONE Placo to Pay- No Endorsers No Embarrassment, No Fete, No Deductions. Inquire About The Union Repayment Plan Up to 18 Months To Repay. The Old Reliable Company. J7 Xeari In Grecnsburf. Loan* Made In Westmoreland And Surroundlnr Counties. N I O N LOAN CO. J04--Second Floor Pint National Bank Bids. Phone 1-3-1-3 GREENSBURG u Florida's 'Queen' Special to Tho Courier. UNIONTOWN, Mar. 11.--Robert Martin, 40-year-old Evans Manor man who had been convicted Monday on flve serious crimes against morals, was found guilty again on a charge growing out of the larceny ot the county commissioners' automobile January 11 from the courthouse garage. Newton Young, 13-year-old Hillcr youth nnd Martin's accomplice, who is serving time at Huntingdon reformatory for his part in the crime, look the stand for the Commonwealth and related events before and after the machine had been taken, driven about the highways, wrecked in an adjacent county and then returned to its place in the garage. Oscar Phillips was found not guilty by a jury which returned its verdict to Judge W. Russell Carr after cighing evidence on charges o£ rcaking, entering, larceny and re- civing stolen goods preferred in two ascs. Phillips was arrested as the ac- omplice of Adolph Pricster in thefts chickens from the coops of Joe ·Cutck in Leitli. Successful in his first visit, Pricster ras captured by a crowd' of inter- sted persons attracted to the scene y the screams of Gutoks' daughter ftcr she discovered his presence on 1C premises on his second surrepi- lous visit. He implicated Phillip: vhen he told police he turned thi owls over to him for cleaning. Priestcr recently entered a plea or his part in the illegal activity. A Jury returned a guilty verdict t udgc Carr In the case of Josep' Beacon, Shoaf, who had been ar- ested by Trooper Charles R. MofTctt hargcd with malicious . mischief growing out of the deliberate brcak- ng of the large window in the Shoaf :ompany store. Beacon previously served four and ne-half months at George Junior Republic for breaking the same window when he hurled a lantern through the glass. After the second offense, he admitted to the offlcer he did It "so they will send me back o George Junior 'cause I liked it .here." In his trial, however, the youth denied his guilt and said he had signed a statement admitting he had thrown a stone through the window only "because the cops kept asking questions and looking hard at me." Irmagurd Diotal . . . "MlM Florida, IMS' 1 Jn a field of 230 contestants, Irmagarfl Dietol, -Ml» Miami", emerges at "Mini Florida, 1938", in a content at Coral Gables. --Central PreM WALTERSBURG MAN SUES FOR DAMAGES UNIONTOWN, Mar. 11--Joe Stash Waltersburg, filed action with Pro thonotary John J. Brady to recove damages in the amount of $217.0 from C. I. Fuller, 52 Dcvan avenue his city, and George Duday, Upper middletown. The plaintiff charge that a truck owned by Fuller bu operated by James Ewart and a sec ond truck operated by Duday wer parked side by side on the highwa icar Uppermiddletown, complctel blocking the road. Stash asserts h breasted the brow of the hill comin suddenly on the parked trucks an though he applied his brakes did no have time to stop before crashing in to the rear .of Fuller's truck. H seeks to have the defendants nice his repair bill. Tea Reduces Errors. CORVALLIS, Ore., Mar. 11.-Every afternoon at 4 o'clock worker in the registrar's ofllce at Orcgo State College slip into a back room for a cup of tea and cookies. It wa explained that the tea increases tb efficiency during the last hour whc most mistakes are made. AWARDED $10,000 HEART BALM Book Circulation At Library Exceeds 12,000 in February Circulation of books at Carnegie Free Library during- February to- talled 12,240, the monthly report of Librarian Sally Scaton revealed today. Periodicals circulated for home reading numbered 105, new borrowers registered during the month totalled 42, approximately 3,430 persons used the reading and reference rooms, 148 new books were added by purchase, two were added as gifts while 1,313 books were mended and returned to circulation, 47 books were worn out and discarded and 49 pictures were circulated. The adult department circulation for the month aggregated 9,169 which 2.5D5 were non-fiction and 0,614 fiction. Of the former group 10 were general works, 65 philosophy, 30 religion, 329 sociology, six language, 97 natural science, " useful nrU, 254 fine arts, 751 literature, 171 history, 329 travel and 31C biography. The juvenile department circula tlon amounted to 3,071 of which 2,302 were juvenile fiction and 769 juvc nile non-fiction with the latter group including nine myths, 185 fairy tales two languages, 89 natural science, 5 useful arts, 31 fine arts, 50 literature 78 history, 92 travel and 182 biog raphy. 103 housewives proved the amazing features of Weitinghouse Ranged Teat records cover 3 months; cooking 3 full family meals a doy. Thcyprovod that electric heat )· cloan bent... that "Weatinghouie Ranget arc super-easy to keep clean; save hours of tedious worfc ... that favorite foods tatte better ... that "one couldn't a«k for more apced." Coin pic t« report* now on ftle her*. Read thcte recordi. See the new 1938 Emfwroc and eiitht other popular- priced mod?)*. Service Radio Electric Co. THE WESTIICGHOUSE APl'JJANCE STOTIK John "W. Kinciilil, 3Igr. l i l V. Ajiplo Street. 0]ip. K i r c s J w n c Sorrier, XMIOKJi 2197. J'ajclto Connly's largest ttartio Store. Corn Lillian Burnliam A. jury of 12 middle-aged men awarded Cora Lillian Burnliam, 43, a. divorcee of New York, 110,000 and coata In her suit In Steubenvllle, O., against the Rev. Harold C. Zcls, Episcopal rector in Steubcnville. Testimony showed that their courtship began In 1927 and ended In 1935. Then the rector married Mrs. Emma Sharpe, wealthy widow. MI«s Burnliam had sued for 5100,000. The rector's counsel announced that an appeal would be tahen to tho U. S. circuit court of appeals, --Central Preit Monument to Cow Proposed. SYDNEY. Mar. 11.--The. Illnwarrn horthorn Society has proposed erec- on of a permanent monument to crpctuate the memory of Mclba XV, a cow. Mclba holds the world's roc ord for buttcrfat. It is believed th proposal will be accepted by th 150th Australian anniversary com mission. CONGRESS MAY BE ABLE TO ADJOURN BY JUNE I;.., NO NEW "MUlST" BILLS By LYLE C. WILSON United Press Staff Correspondent. WASHINGTON, Mar. 11.--Con- ressional leaders today predicted djournment of this session by June on the basis of an informal undcr- ,anding that President Roosevelt r ould not propose further legislation. A more conservative forecast was iat Congress would adjourn some- ime during the first fortnight of unc. That would leave 12 to 14 vceks for remaining legislative busi- ness. Adjournment by mid-June probably would permit lime to dispose of wage and hours legislation if the House leadership can agree on a moderate bill acceptable to Southern Democrats. Belief that Mr. Roosevelt would not propose futlier legislation to Congress at this session is founded not only upon his recently adopted "hands off" policy but on statements made by the President to individual legislators. Poison Mushrooms Spread. | poisonous form of mushroom in' PASADENA. Cal., Mar. 11.--Offi-| Southern California and are known ial warnings have been issued to the public "not to pluck any angels." The angels in question are the most as the "Destroying Angel." Recent rains have started them sprouting in fields .and.mountains.. , SUPER. SHOE VALUES -in RECORD- Men's $3.50 $4.00 WORK SHOES Leather soles and heels, or rubber heels. First grade uppers. Sale price $2.75 Men's Elk Upper WORK SHOES With leather middle soles. Regular $2.95 grade. Sale price $UJ9 Men's Sturdy W011K SHOES With heel nnd toe plate (riveted). Sale price $1.79 The Greatest Shoe Values In Years ME2PS. DRESS Oxfords With military or rubber hwls. A real buy for any man! $1^49 $1.95 Boys' Dress Oxfords At give away prices-Only ·6*1 29 «B · .£·/ Entire Stock of Women's SHOES In pumps, . tics, straps, etc. Up to $3.00 grades. Normal Arch and Tohorgood SHOES Up to $5.00 values. $2.45 ' M a n y styles to choose from, In black and tan leath- Boys" Heavy Soles SCHOOL SHOES With long wearing, soles. $1.47 £1. WKSHAL OUTFITTER FOR MEX AND BOYS North Pittsburgh Street, Coiincllsville, I'll. 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