The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on March 11, 1938 · Page 9
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
March 11, 1938

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 9

Publication:
Location:
Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Issue Date:
Friday, March 11, 1938
Page:
Page 9
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 9 article text (OCR)

FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 103S. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLE. PA. iAG13 NINE. GVERZEALOUS IMBIBING MEANS TRAGEDY, SAYS LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD si- Drinking as a "pleasant exercise" is a recognized grace but ovcrzealous imbibing of the "cup that . cheers" means only tragedy," a pamphlet issued by the State Liquor Control Board warned today. Written by Dr. Edward A. Strcck- er, professor of psychiatry in the school ol medicine, University of Pennsylvania, the pamphlet warns that alcohol is only for those pcrtons who can "take it or leave it alone." "Normal drinking is social drinking," Dr. Strcckcr wrote. "Alcohol has a social usage which is to mske reality more enjoyable. Alcohol sensibly used, well diluted with the social graces and not taken to excess tends to minimize some of the irritations, smooth oft some of the rough edges and temporal ily, at least, case some of the burdens." But he warns: "When a man begins to feel that he must habitually drink in the morning in order to recruit couinge enough to Ret through the day, then he Is In danger." Improvements Contributed To Coal's Downfall Re-enacts Slaying WASHINGTON, Mat. 11.--Technological improvements in Industry have contributed largely to the downfall of coal from Its former position of economic preeminence according to Dr. W. II. Young, economist for the National Bituminous Coal Commission. Not only improvements, but the sudden and gigantic development ol oil and gos as fuels, and water power as a source of electrical energy also have contributed, Dr. Young pointed out in a current study of the ailing industry. While Dr. Young's study related to the bituminous coal industry, Governor George H. Earlc, of Pennsylvania, has proposed that the Fedora government' take over the similarly "sick" anthracite coal industry in his State. Bituminous coal contributed more than 70 per cent of the energy in the United States in 1013, fell to 60.5 .'per cent in 1923, and in 1936 was contributing only 47.1 per cent. Dr. Young cited the following factors contributing to the downfall of coal: 1. Changes in fuel-using industries, citing the smelters as an example. Many'smelters now are using gas or oil. . 2. Improvement .in fuel burning equipment to decrease the quantity of coal required for production of energy units. In 1920 blast furnaces s required 3,420 pounds of coal per gross torTof pig iron, and in 1938 only 2,900 pounds, a quarter of a ton saving in coal. 3. Increased use of : competitive fuel and'forms of energy, particularly, oil, natural gas and hydro-electric power/'"'.' . · . ' j.~'-.'.r "_:..;." 4. Improvements in house insula*- tion against cold wea'hcr.- 5. Automatic Heat controls to adjust consumption of fuel to a fine point. · . .... ·;' . 6. Improvement of burner construction, nnd · development of more, offlclent'radiation. _ . . _ _ ~~ Price'.wars, .such.. as - those'; in the 1020s,''also .contributed to the Indus-, try's problems,' Dr.' .Young found. Average realization o£ coal compan- 'ies on fuel at the mine declined from $2.20,a ton in 1924 to $1.34 in 1933. The 1923 price was $2.68 a ton. Even in the boom year of 1929 the industry suffered a net loss of $12,' 000,000 and $50,000,000 a year during the three years after 1930. Dr. Young estimated the 1936 loss at $29,656,981. Labor costs since 1933 have increased 117 per cent per ton, he found. An all-time high in mine employment was reached in 1923 with 705,000 workers on the payrolls. In 1934, this figure had shrunk to 458,000. The peak production was reached in the war your o£ 1918 when 579,000,000 tons oJ.' coal were mined. Since then the demand has fallen stca'dily. ' Despite adverse conditions in recent years, wage agreements have been generally maintained in con- trast'to 1023 when contracts were widely abrogated during the slump of coal prices, Dr. Young found. The Federal · government is attempting to regulate prices, fixing a Theodore Dnniclson, Jr., with deputy ... guilty of matricide T Theodore Conlelson, Jr., 16-year- old Chicago youth who allegedly stabbed his mother to death with a bread knifa when she reprimanded-him for skipping school, leaves Cook county jail under guard of a deputy to re-enact tho slaying In tho kitchen of the Daniclson home. --Central Prest Missionary Society Entertained at Home Of Meyersdale Woman MEYERSDALE,. Mor. 11.--Mrs Matilda Benford Tuesday evening entertained members of the Miraion ary Society of Zion Lutheran Church Mrs. H. K. Hilncr presided and Mis. Clara Saylor was the leader. Afte the business meeting a soc:al hou was spent and refreshments wer served. Entertains Bridge Club. Mrs. William Logue . cntcrtainci the.members of her bridge ,club a her home Monday evening. * ... ' FrlcnflshlprClass Meets. The Friendship Link Class of Zion I Lutheran Church met with Mrs William Grosser- at her home · ii ! North street Wednesday evening; I Bridge Club Meets. ! : -Mrs t -Frances Imlcr_ was hostes. 1 Wednesday -evening -to -members o 'her bridge club. .Dessert was servo at 7:30 o'clock, followed by contrac Personals. Miss -Julia Cover returned Sunda 1 from a' three-week visit with a sistc :j-in New. York.City..:;'. '.'.,, Mrs. Edward Padflcld was a visit or WWindbcr Wednesday. :jMrs: Nat Fricdline.and Miss Juli Cover visited fricads.ln.Bcrlln^Tues day. . - .'. T. J. Coulchan returned to hi home in Pittsburgh Wednesday aftc a few days stay with relatives. II was called here by the death of h." sister, Mrs. Mary Walsh. ' Mrs. George Sipple has rclurnc from a few days visit ot the home o her brother, Ira Bacr in Morgan town, W. Va. t New Dental Instrument. PROVIDENCE, R. I./Mar. U.--J "radio" knife enabling dentists to cu away mouth tissues without blcedin was demonstrated . by · Dr. M. S Strock of Harvard to member.; ot th Rhode Island State Dental Society a their'annual meeting. minimum below which producers ca not sell in market areas, to aid th industry. The coal commission re cently issued minimum price sched ules which · were attacked, and th GuffeyrVlnson Act setting up th coal commission has been challenge in court. Better Values! Larger Trades! ·We offer these 'advantages with our selections of ZENITH and RCA RADIOS Connellsville Norge Appliance Co. ·101 W. Crawford Aye. Phone 1501.. Opposite West Side Motor Co. OIDII 0 A. M. to 8 P. 31:. BARCLAY ON BRIDGE WRITTEN.. FOB CENTRAL PKE8S By S h e p a r d B a r c l a y -Tbo Authority on AntborlttttT WHAT GOOD ARE THEYT THERE IS no use in holding a few little trumps against the declarer unless you employ them for gome purpose helpful to your side. It may be that their only value in a particular deal Is to capture the lead with one by rufllng ''a trick your partner can take. By so acting, "you may be able to make the Wlllns thrust through a tcnacc or guarded honor In the declarer's holding. 4 A 8 7 V 6 4 + A 7 6 6 - 9 7 4 * K Q J 10 8 4 » K 8 + K Q J *32 (Dealer: South. Neither side rulncrable.) North and South reached a contract or 4-Spadcs nn this deal nt nil tables In a recent duplicate. Tho contract was ztiado at some tables and defeated at others. All West players started the dc- fcnae by leading the club A, on which Bast played the Q, and the success or defeat of tho controct lepeniico upon what nappcnea on the next lead of the club J. Some declarers covered with the club K, which . East trumped and returned the heart Q, setting the contract. / Other declarers did not cover, and where the Bast players allowed. ;he J to 'hold, the contract was" made. I Another (variation was that,! even though Borne South players! did not cover with the K, tho East players ruffed nevertheless, realizing It was their best chance to get in for a heart lead. These also defeated the 4-Spadca contract · · · Tomorrow's Problem * Q J 10 D » K J 10 7 4 5 4 2 4,54 · + A K S 3 2 (Dealer: South. East-West vul. nerablc.) What is South's best play lot 3-No Trumps after th« lead of th spado Q? ·· David Harris Will Go On Trial Monday Morning For . Cruelty to His Grandchild Spcclal to The Courier. UNIONTOWN, Mar. 11.--More cases of county-wide interest arc scheduled for trial next week in local courts than have been listed for many months in Faycttc county. .David Harris, elderly Perry town- ihip farmer, is slated for arraignment Monday on a charge of cruelty to an infant growing out of the discovery by humane officers that the defendant's illegitimate granddaughter, Alice Marie, allegedly had been quartered in the attic of the Harris farmhouse for the last five years. District Attorney James A. Hcilly is expected to handle the Commonwealth's case. The murder trial of Mrs. Margaret Leftwlch, for the fatal shooting o£ James Pugh on Christmas Day in her home at Brownsville, is scheduled for Monday In another courtroom. The woman, it is said, first stabbed her husband in the side with an ice pick and-then went for a gun which, discharged through the glass in the door, took the life of Pugh. Mrs.'Julia Grahek, Fairbanks, accused ' of fatally stabbing her husband during ah altercation in their home, will also go to trial next week on a charge of murder. The case, originally, scheduled for Thursday, was postponed because of-the large number of cases "still occupying the courts this week. _ ' Members of Fairbanks "numbers!' poo1,;who escaped indictment by the; recent grand jury, on two lottery violations,, are. scheduled, for' trial next Wednesday on a charge of selling-lottery tickets,..the. only count considered in the. true bill. . ', ' ' Because of the severe penalties previously imposed in similar cases, the Fairbank pool's trial is expected to attfack a large crowd of interested persons. Several other "numbers" defendants are also listed next Wednesday. Ten baby cases arc on the trial list for disposition some time next week. F. D. R. Caller · · · ; · - , Ernest.T..Wclr .: .... Whllo HOOM caller Ernest T. Weir, chairman of the board of the National Steel cor- . poratlon, is photographed departing from the Whtt« House after conferring with President. Roosevelt. Weir lUno was scheduled to appear before the senate civil liberties committee which Is investigating employer associations. Many Real Estate Deals Recorded Special 1o The Courier. UNIONTOWN, Mar. 11.--Deeds led with Recorder Pat F. Hynes inludc: Smith M. Grimm and wife to Elnice Grimm, Dunbar township, over 1 lucres in Dunbar township, for $1. Joe T. Huby and others .to Herbert . .Fikc, South Union township, I lot 52 and part ot 533, South .Union ownship annex, for ?1. , I Samuel M. Swancy and wife to Wary F. Wldcmcjycr, Dunbar town- hip, one acre in Dunbar township, or $1. J. K. Spurgcon and -wife and others o Lester B. Cohen and wile, .UnSon- own, lot 18 in Derrick Farm plan, South Union township, foe $1,000. W. T. Skelleyand wife and others o William Henry, Bullskin township, ot in South Connellsville, for $1. Waitman David.,'and others to David I. Ainsley, Georges township, one acre in Georges township, one acre in Georges'-township, lor $1. County commissioners of .Fayclte county to Harry-B. Clemmer and i- 'ie, Point Marion, tract of 15 acres n SprinshiU township, for $305. Vinccnzo Deiccol, also Ricco, and wife to John -German ·'and wife, South Union township, lot 176 of Industrial Realty "· Company plan, North Union township^ for 55,000. School district of Saltlick township to George S. Snyder, Mclcrott, piece of ground in Saltlick township for $20. ' · Jesse James Suttqn and wife to Merchant C. Brownflcld, Georges township, tract of 60 acres in Georges township for SI. . · Samuel N. Sapper and wife to EJ- wnrd H. ;Vail, German -township over 20 acres in German township for $1. . : Slierman Skaggs,to Mary Alice Smith, Foster township, .three acres in Menallcn township, for $1. Local Girl Plays Role in Homecoming . Feature at Bethany BETHANY, W. Va.,. Mar. 11 Festivity will be king ot the Bethany College campus Saturday' as "alumn from college classes of past years rc- turu to celebrate tho annual spring homecoming with students arid faculty. A feature will be presentation of a unique dramatization of an old- fashioned melodrama, "Gold in. the Hills" or "The Dead Sister's Secret.' Richard Mogartroyd, a.villain from the city is played by John Costell of Belle Vcrnon, Pa.' With his long mustache and glib talk, ho olmos has the heroine, Nell Stanley, played by June Galley of Connollsvltle, Pa. ready to leave the farm. Also In the cast are Ardenne White and Goldyi Wontzcli both.of Uniontown. Crawford Camp Will Meet Sunday Afternoon "There will be a special meeting of Colonel Crawford Camp, United Spanish War Veterans, Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the V. F. W. Home In South Pittsburg street, Commander G. W. Calhoun announced. School Grows Artichokes. HONOLULU, Mar. 11.--Wahiawa, a small rural school 25 miles from here, claims the distinction of being the first school to produce its own artichokes for the pupils' lunches. The school authorities arc now encouraging the growing by the pupils also of celery, beans, peas and spinach on the school grounds. CUT RATE 116 South Pittsburg Street. Phone 618 You get cut prices here on the finest cuts of meat. Everything cut but the quality. Shop here Friday for-meats and cold cuts for the holiday week-end. · VEAL.SHOULDER ROAST, Ib. 15c CHUCK ROAST Whole Cut Ib. 12c LAMB SHOULDER ROAST, Ib. 18c BEEF STEAKS 5 Ibs. 88c FRESH GROUND SV1EAT, 2 Ibs. 27c PORK ROASTS Calli Style Ib. 1 5C Ib. 10c Ib. 17c Jumbo Bologna ib. 15c Salt Side or Fat Back Ib. 15£ Assorted Cold Cuts 20c Ring Liver Pudding Ib. 15t Ham Salad and Pimento Cheese ib. 30c SALAMI AND PEPPERONI BACON - HAMS - DRIED BEEF - LEBANON BOLOGNE BUTTER - EGGS AND CHEESE :OUNTY SCHOOL PROPERTY HAS VALUE OF,$185 PER PUPIL- SOMERSET'S $133 Executed in Mexico? rfose Morquex y Solo. . .. . . . executed by Bring squad? A former student at the Texas School of Mines at £1 Paso, Jose Marqucz y Solo, 27-year-old Mexican journalist, was reported executed before a firing squad by Mexican authorities near Guanajuato, Mexico. This followed the arrest of 54 persons In connection with an investigation of alleged revolutionary activities against the government's church policy. Relatives In El Paso said they had been Informed that execution occurred two days after arrest. SECRETARY B ASHORE MAKES VISIT HERE Ralph M. Bashorc, secretary of the State Department of Labor and Industry, yesterday visited the Connellsville . district office.: of- the. .Unemployment Compensation and Social Security Division. Mr. Bashore was shown through the office by Acting Manager Frank Reynolds. He had come here from Uniontown and left aftcr-U brief visit for Grecnsburg. Old British Soldier Goes Home. KARACHI, India, Mar. 11.--Private "Nobby" Esplin, of the 1st Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment who is returning to-England -from India .for the first time since'.1901 has had 30 ycars'scrvice and is probably the private with the longcs service in the British Army. School buildings in Fayette county have a total value of $9,722,175, according to Dr. Hubert C. Eicher, chief; of-the division of school plants. State Department of Public Instruction.- · He revealed that to provide plants and facilities for the State's two million or more children and youth hiss necessitated an investment in school property of $583,499,203, according to figures in the department 'forf1936. Fayette county has a net' enrollment of 52,494. students and the value of school property per pupil was fixed at ?185. . V. ' . Westmoreland county's valuation of school property was $15,210,533 which-lcft a value of $205 per'pupil as thc-cour.ty has : 74,887 students in classes. -" _ : J~^ ~:;~ Somerset county's properttcs^wcre valued at $3,003,445 and there were 22,545 students, leaving accaveragc of 5133 per pupil in school buildings. 3Tcn's arid Boys' TTcar. 210 Ko. PHtsbutg Street. OPEN .EVERY "DAY TOiL, 5:30. 206 North PiUsburg Street" PHONE 679. --with slim, trim line's Reefer coats are new and smart -- they're y o u t h personified! Don't choose your new spring coat until you've seen the reefer models at Leon's. The coat illustrated is one of the many mod- ols now on display. It is superbly tailored of Shetland Wool, one of. the popular spring fabrics, 'and may be had in black, navy blue, vintage and strawberry. Buy Easter Things at Leon's on Your Charge Accoam A charge account it Leon's is an asset to you every day of the year--and particularly at this season. If you have a charge account here, use it to buy Easier clothes. If not, just, make an inquiry at our chedit office and we'll gladly open an account for you--or you can also make your purchases on otir'Lay- away Plaii--or Weekly Budget Plan^-as you prefer.

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page