The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on March 11, 1938 · Page 6
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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Friday, March 11, 1938
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PAGE SIX. TI1R DAILY COURIER. CONNELLSVILLE. PA. FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 193S. PERSONAL MENTION Miss Dorothy Husband and Misses Eleanor and Lila Portcrfleld saw "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" Thursday night at a Pittsburgh theatre. Oppman'a Taxi. Phone 700.--Ad- vertisement.--9oct-U. Miss Martha G. Driscoll of Sycamore street left this morning to spend the week-end as the guest of Miss Virginia B. Miner, n student at Wilson College lor Women, Chambersburg. Penny bingo, Jr. O. U. A. M., Odd Fellows Temple, South Pittsburg street, Friday night, 8:30.--Adver- tisement.--10mar-2t. Frank W. Davis, Jr., n student at Robert Morris School of Accountancy, and Harold Davis enrolled at Carnegie Institute of Technology at Pittsburgh, are spending the weekend at their home in East Green street. The ladies of the Church of the Brethren will hold a rummage sale, March 19th, at 0 A. M., In room formerly occupied" by Rose's Bakery.-Advertisement.--1 Imar-lt. George Soisson oI_Scottdalc, a former local resfdent, -visited" "friends" here Tuesday. "5001and.bingOiJP.-H. -C. Hall, Saturday nJght,-.8:30,. 25c. JLunch.-- ' Advcrtisemcnt,-rllmar-lt, ~ Mrs. Lewis A:"Harrer":.and ,son, Richard D., ol Mount Pleasant visited Mrs. Horror's parents, Mr. and Mrs. James J, Driscoll, of Sycamore street Thursday. Try our Martha Washington candies. Belvidcre Candy Shop.--Ad? vertiscmcnt.--1 Imar-11. Andrew Hays and William Blnsoy visited In Grcensbiirg Wednesday. Misses Betty and Marguerite Dixon, students at Seton Hill College, Grecnsburg, are spending the week-end at their home in Aetna street. Thomas S. Bannon ol West Murphy avenue visited friends in Uniontown Wednesday evening. · Mr.'-and Mrs. George Bucholte o£ Madison, former residents of this place, visited friends here Wednesday. Miss Nancy N. Spear who has been 111 at her home in Angle street lor the past week, is much improved. Miss Kathcrine Rust, a student nt Grace Martin's Secretarial School, Pittsburgh, is spending the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rust in Blnckstone road. Mrs. Harry R. Humphrey, who underwent a major operation at COTJ- nellsville State Hospital Monday, is getting along nicely. Misses Madeline Johanna and Florence E. Duggan ot South-Pittsburg street attended the Marlmiro trial at Uniontown today. Mr. and Mrs. George Dean ol Akron will arrive Saturday to spend the week-end with Mr. Dea-n's brother, Mr. and Mrs. W. Howard Dean, of Sycamore street. Archie MePhail of Mount Pleasant was a business caller here today. Dnle Ilider of Uniontown visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hidcr of Vjiidcrbill Tuesday. Mrs,. P.iulme Dowden ol Vanderbilt has been 111 ol flu and bronchitis for the past week. The condition ol Mrs. Elsie Yaw Brodenck, a patient at Connellsville State-Hospital, was reported not so good today. It was said' the blood stream infection has been cleared, But complications hava developed. Mrs. Harry L. Reagan ol South Eighth street, Greenwood, was admitted to the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Wednesday. An examination revealed that it -will be necessary to operate. Mrs. Reagan was accompanied to the hospital by Mr. Reagan, who will remain until she is pronounced out ol danger. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Davidson and. little daughter, Annette, ol North Arch street spent Wednesday In Pittsburgh. Aunt Met By ROBERT QUILL.EN "A few people workin* together can boss anything, but it don't worry me. I'm a majority in my own business, and that's the only one I care about runnin'." 11 S t r a t e g i c Towns Taken By Franco Troops 11ENDAYE, FRANCO - SPANISH FRONTIER, Mar. 11.--Victorious in Ihcir first thrust to form a new wedge in northeast Spain and separate Catalonia from other loyalist territory, nationalist forces were reported today to have advanced cast of Bclchitc and to have cut several roads of communication between loyalist armies. While General Juan Yaguc took command of Belchite, recaptured lute ycbterday, insurgent troops followed up retreating government troops and took several nc\v positions on southern sectors o£ the extensive Aragon ftont. At least 11 strategic towns fell into insurgent hands as Generalissimo Francisco Franco's troops pushed bntk the loyalists from Belchite to Montalban, north of Teruel. Grim Reaper JOHN W. CLAYUnOOK SCOTTDALE. Mar. 11. -- John ilinm Cloybrook, colored, 25 years Id, son of Mrs. Hartic Claybrook, led at fl o'clock Thursday night at homo in Bust Huntinjjdon town- hip, just beyond the borough line, injuries believed received six ears ago while playing football on he East Huntingdon Township High chool athletic field. Besides his mother, he is survived y three sisters and three brothers: 'rank of Scottdale, Roosevelt of Jialrton, and Mrs, Clinton Garland, 'lorcncc Marie, Jesse E. and Mary at omc. The funeral service will be held at :30 o'clock Monday afternoon at the lorningstar Baptist Church. Interment will be in Scottdale Cemetery. Whitney Indicted For Stealing Part Of Big Trust Fund By United Prcsi. NEW YORK, Mar. 11.--Pleading ol Richard Whitney' to charges ol stealing more than $100,000 in securities Irom a trust fund was deterred today while five agencies continued their investigation of collapse ot the brokerage firm ol which he was senior partner. District Attorney Thomas E. Dewey announced that other indictments might follow. The tall, ruddy-taccd broker, one ol the most popular members ot the 'MOO," was accused ol having used the securities as collateral for three loans--one ol $100,000 in 1032, another of $100,000 in 1937 and a final one ol $400,000 last January 28, lor which other securities also were pledged. The trust fund was established by his lather-in-law, the late George R. Sheldon, lor Mrs. Whitney and her sister, Mrs. Mary Murphy, widow of Judge Daniel F. Murphy. Harvard University and St. Paul's School nt Margaret C. Bufano Advertising Manager For Brooklyn Store Miss Margaret C. Bufano, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Bulano ol Brooklyn, N. Y., formerly of Con- nclsville, has been made divisional advertising manager of Abraham and Straus, Brooklyn's oldest and largest department store. Miss Bufano budgets, directs and writes all local and national newspaper and magn- ?ine advertising for women's inexpensive fashions, children and twix- tecn fashions, children's furniture, corsets, lingerie, house and cruise frocks, nurse and maid uniforms and small bov fashions. Miss Bufano was graduated from Connclsville High School and Indiana State Teachers College. She is well known among the younger set in Connelsville. Concord, claries. N. H., also were beneu- WILLIAM T. WELLS, FORMER RESIDENT, DIES AT-GRAFTON Three Injured Whun Train Hits Machine ; At Continental No. 1 UNIONTOWN', Mar. 11.--When their automobile was struck by a train on the Continental No. 1 crossing this morning, three persons were injured. A. A. Mitchell, 61; suffered lacerations, W. H.-Cupp, ,71,"lacera- tons and probable fracture of right shoulder, and C. M. Benton, 39, ol Clinton Mills, W. Va, less serious injured. - ~ '.' William T. ("Tice") "Wells, 88 years old, died at his home in Grafton, W. Va., at 7:30 o'clock-Wednesday morning alter a week's Illness ol a heart ailment. Mr. \Vclls was formerly a resident ot Connellsville and was employed as a brakcman on the Connellsville Division ol the Baltimore Ohio Railroad lor a number ol years. He left the railroad and was employed by the tin plate mill at South Connellsville. Later he moved to Gralton, W. Va., and engaged in contracting and building lor several years belore he retired. He was serving as justice ol the peace at the time ol his death. He is survived by his wllo, n daughter, Mrs. Frank Fawcett ol Parkview, W. Va.; a hall-brother, John A. Wells .ol Harrlsvillc, W. Va.; and, two sisters, Mrs. Daisy Nyc ot Connellsville and Mrs. Margaret Fleming ol Akron, Ohio, The luneral service will be held today in the Parkview Church ol the Nazarcne with Rev. Wayne Jones officiating. Burial will bo in the Webster Cemetery, Mrs. Nye, accompanied by Mrs, C. L. Inks ot Jefferson street, went to Gratton lor the luneral. Flying Honeymooners Land at Brownsville By United Press. BROWNSVILLE, Mar. 11.--Forced down in n whcntilcld when they overshot the Pittsburgh Airport be- couse ol hazy conditions, a Michigan airplane pilot and his wife were to take oft again today on their fligh from Lansing, Mich., to Wilmington N. C. William Brown, flying instructor ot Charlevoix, Mich., was flying th plane ol Lyle Graham, Lansing aeriaj photographer, to its owner in Wil mington. Brown and his bride ol six months spent the night at a loca hotel after he brought the plan down on the larm ol Humphrey Blythc. Troop S Inspection Tonight. Inspection will be conducted by Scoutmaster Ralph F. Sligcr and th other ofllcers ol Troop No. S, Boj Scouts, at the regular meeting in th Firet Methodist Episcopal Church tonight. The scoutmaster anticipates a .:00 per cent attendance in uni form. DR. GEORGE A. CHAIN Dr. George A. Chain, 66 years ild, of Philadelphia, a native of Connellsville, died suddenly Wednesday at his home. 0r. Chain was bom in Connclls- ·lllc, i son ol Joseph R. and Adc- alde Strawn Chain. His parents moved to Philadelphia in 1876 and he attended University ol Pcnnsyl- 'anla Irom which ho was graduated, entering the medical prolession in that city. Dr. Chain Is survived by his wife, one sister, Miss Mary, and one brother, Joseph I., all of Philadelphia. Mrs. George Blackstone and Mrs. Herbert C. Frlsbcc ol Connellsville are cousins. vVPA Personnel Behind.Kennedy For Governor By JAMES SHEPLEY United Press Staff Correspondent. HAURISBURG, Mar. 11 One ot ie bitterest feuds in Pennsylvania olltical history impended today as Democratic organization leaders card authoritative reports that the State Works Progress Administra- ;on, with a payroll of 107,000 em- iloycs, would be "turned In" for Lieutenant Governor Thomas Ken- icdy. First indication: that the WPA, lowcrful factor m any election, is leing "lined up" In support of Kcn- icdy's candidacy for Democratic jubernatorial nomination broke with i telephone call to the Capital that 5 administrative employes spon- orcd by Philadelphia Chairman John B. Kelly were to be dismissed. WPA administrative patronage is dominated by U. S. Senator Joseph '. GufTey, unseated as Pennsylvania Democratic leader by the State committee's endorsement of Charles Al- vln Jones, Pittsburgh attorney, for the party's gubernatorial nomination. Commissioners Ask Margioiii to Rule On Medical Status UNIONTOWN, Mar. 11.--Fayctte county commissioners, m conjunction with Oie State board ol commissioner!, will continue to oppose efforts ol the newly organized Public Assistance Department to make them financially responsible for medical care to indigent persons outside the County Home. 'We've asked Attorney General Charles J. Margiotti lor a new ruling in the matter," declared Com- missioner'John W. Rankin, following his return Irom * conference with the State Welfare Departmcn at Harrisburg. "But il we don't like the ruling we'll carry the whole thing to thi Supreme Court." OLDER GIRL SCOUT TROOP ORGANIZED An older Girl Scout troop, wa formed Wednesday evening at th First Methodist Episcopal Churcr with Miss Margaret Vcrnon and Mis Mary Lou Fortney in charge. Al girls over 14 yflarn ol age, whethe former Scouts or not, may join Troop officers were elected witr Witma Scott as scribe and Beverly Strawn ss treasurer. Dramatics will be the first projec studied as work on the tendcrfoo tests will be deferred. The troo will meet Wednesday evening at 7:3 o'clock and all girls interested iir asked to attend. Military Rites for William Stillwagon Full military honors will be accorded Stilhvagon, World War veteran, tomorrow afternoon by Walter E. Blown Pobt, Veterans ot Foreign Wars. The service will be conducted at 2:30 o'clock at the omc ot 307 West Fayetto street with Rev. A. R. Maiubergor, pastor ol the John CouKhcnour Dies. SOMKRSET, Mar. 11.--John CouKlienour, 7.1, died Wednesday at noon al his liomo at Berlin where .ho had been/residing for 35 years. I He was n cnfpcnter. His wife preceded him in death. He leaves six children. Thb funeral service will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday altornoon. First Methodist Protestant Church. Interment will be made in Hill Grove Cemetery. New Elks Grill Opened Tonight To Public View The new grill ol Connellsville i Lodge, B. P. O. Elks, just completed on the ground floor ol the East Crawlord avenue home, will be lor-1 mally opened tonight. Inspection by the public between :he hours ol 7:30 and 10:30 o'clock i« nvitcd. There will be souvenirs lor ooth men and women. All ofllcers of the lodge and mem- sera of the building committee will act as a reception committee. The entire group will be in evening clothes. Kilerle's rchcstra will play. The grill, regarded as the finest thing of its kind in Western Pennsylvania outside the Pittsburgh metropolitan area, represents an investment of many thousands ol dollars. Son Born to Leonards. A son was bom at 9:09 o'clock this morning nt the Hospital to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Leonard ol 420 South Eighth street. ARE YOU WORRIED.s c . ? . tboul e« InllatmcKU--or olbcr db«? Bring roui piobt«m» to "Ptrtonal".. · ntl U «inpt«. Riliacmn -- cul BIG poynnaH down. Ho «ndotMi» nqulnd. Qulck-Louu jip to JJOO ·Pttvffl* PERSONAL FINANCE CO. 378 O///c«« Ninth Year In ConneUsvlUa. Over McCroy'*. W, Crawford Avenue. rhona M. Son in Bennett Home. Mr. and Mrs, George Bennett ol Saltsburg. arOp receiving congratulations on the birth'ot a son, George Thomas, born at 8:10 o'clock Tuesday evening* at the home ol Mr. Bennett's sister, Mrs. Frank Koballa in Decatur avenue. The babe, weighing eight pounds, is the first son and third"child Tn the family. 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