The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on March 23, 1939 · Page 9
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The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 9

Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Thursday, March 23, 1939
Page 9
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THURSDAY, MARCH W, IUBU. THE DAILY COURIER. CONNELLSVILLE. PA. PAGE NINE. MT. PLEASANT MAN DIES IN HOME GARAGE Andrew Latsko Found Dead Beneath Family Automobile. Happy Birthday--At 106 PULMOTOR USED WITHOUT SUCCESS Special to Tho Courier. MOUNT PLEASANT, Mar. 23.-Andrew Latsko, 48 years old, of West Smithfield street, was found dead at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon from carbon monoxide poisoning in his garage. Mrs, Latsko saw smoke issuing from the garage and investigating, found the doors -closed and the engine of the car running. Mr. Latsko was beneath the car with his face iust under the exhaust pipe. A physician was summoned and the man taken to Frick Memorial Hospital where the West Penn crew used a puimotor and worked more than an hour in an attempt at icsuscitation. Mr. Latsko is s-urvived by his wife and one daughter. The body was taken to the Thomas Meagher funeral home. The service will be held at 10 o'clock Saturday morning at Visitation Slovak. Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Firemen Han Fair. At the regular .meeting of the Mount Pleasant Fire Department Tuesday evening a contract was signed for rides for the annual fair. A special meeting will be held March 28 to arrange for the street fair. The question of inviting the 1940 Western Pennsylvania Firemen's convention was held over until the regular April meeting. New indirect lights have been installed in the social rooms of the department and the old fixtures will be intsalled in the truck room. Employed at World's Fair. Miss Ohma Harmon of South Church street has been engaged as hostess and pianist at the Glass Center of New York's World Fair. Miss Harman will take tip her duties April 30. Ask Data on Dog. The Harry Hamsay family of South Church street is mourning the loss of a black terrier dog that has been in the family for many years. Each day he made a trip to the home of Mrs. Nellie Ramsay Cooper on. West Main street, for a visit. It is feared the dog, who ansyers to the name of Eighty-year-old daughter Annette helps her mother, Mrs. Anna Palmer Wheeler (right), read congratulatory messages received at their Coxsackie, N. Y., home as state's oldest woman celebrated her lOGth birthday. C. H. S. NEWS OF THE DAY SCOTTDALE GRANTS BUS F R A N C H I S E Will Replace T ; ' r o l l e y Service on One West Penn Route. TO ABANDON 35-YEAR LINE Basketball Movies. Bob Younkin showed movies on basketball technique before members of the Girls' Leaders CUib Wednesday. Checi s were given for the Yale-Princeton basketball game to be played by (he girls at 7 o'clock Friday evening. Visit Telephone Company. Two Business Science Classes of Seniors Read "Hamlet." Miss Grace Adams' Senior English classes are starting a unit on. "Hamlet." "Thc Return of the Native*' has just been completed. Coaches Keceive Corsages, Miss Agnos Phillips and Miss Dorothy Mathias were presented w i t h corsages by membns of the cast of the sophomore clat)S play, which was Special to Thc Courier. SCOTTDALE, Mar. 23.--Permission was granted representatives ot the Penn Transit Company to operate on the .streets of. Suotldc le iit a special meeting o£ council. It \vdb staled that the Wett Penn Railways Company has petitioned the Public U t i l i t y Commission to discontinue its street car service between Scottdale and Greensburg by way of Alverton, Tarr, HunKCr and Youngwood, the hearing having been set for Monday, Maich 27, 1939. -Scotldalc h;iM no objection to the service btMiig discontinued as it is to be replaced by bus service operated by tile Penn Transit Company. Thc trolley line to be r.oandoned has been in exi.sU.-nce for 35 years. It was also stnlt?d tnat no schedule had beer, set up, but it was the intention of the company to talce care of the communities, that are left without street c,-ir service. To accommodate passengers who may be going up either of the streets running east and west of the town, Lhc bus wilt make a loop, going in Chestnut sticct to Market and on Market to Broadway, continuing out Broadway t o w a r d Greensburg. Should the .schedule that will be drawn call for tlie bus remaining at a given point for nny length of time, it is understood that the bus will stand on Market street just cQ: Broadway. To Like cure of Owensdalc and Old Meadow residents, rs well ay Ihosc of Kver.son bottom, it wns sug- A Stage Kiss? TRI-TOWN NEWS ITEMS DAWSON, liVTnr. 23.---The Philip G. - of Liberty were called to Glassport Cochran Mei-liona! Methodist Epis- because of Hie serious illness of Mr. copal Church will hold a cottage prayer meeting at 7:30 o'clock Friday Henderson's mother. Mrs. Harry Shallenbcrger of Liber- Sam Harris, 67, New York theatrical producer, kisses his third wife, the former Mrs. Kathleen Watson, n f t e r their marriage in Germantown, Pa. The britle, a sister of George Brent, actor, is 38. The ceremony was r.Uendod by many notables in the theatrical world. ''Central Press) Charges Againsi Two Brewing Firm Officials Dropped Andrew Lasky'ancf"onc'ot Miss~Eva reported by numerous students to , gested t h a t this would be worthy ot Sapolsky's visited the Beil Telephone have bec » 1 uite a success. : invest'gation MS a part of the bus : line. It Won't Be LnnK! The will not :nclude that Jt won't be Irwg u n t i l Friday, part of the !inr, but rermbers ot Company offices in East Crawford avenue Wednesday afternoon. Miss Irene Baker, chief operator, conducted the classes throtish the building and demonstrated sending and receiving local and Jong distance cals. Foul Tournament Soon. A foul-shooting tournament will be held soon under the direction of Alfred "Red" Barr. The person winning will receive a gold basketball. March 31. when the yenrbook drive I council were nrcuiccl thai it would ends, in fact until they are issued be given due consideration, and the seniors graduate. The seniors plan Cub Program, lead the subscription drive with a l - j Scoltdalc is making plans tor a most 100 per cent. A new hiRh record, cubbmc progiarp for boy.! too youns has been set for the yearbook sub-, to | JC ,j or)g tr , thf . Boy .Seoul.-, of Amer- scriptions The Coker rime c-om-! 1C;1 Thi.- program is bemff s,m.-cess- rmtlee and Miss Irene Kline, spon-'cr,; f u l l y c . irrk , d on i n othcr d . 5lrictii have engineered one of tne neatest | jn Westmoreland and Favctte coun- drives m the history of the school. , . evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. | ty is able to be out again after be- Henry Gilmore. ing ill ot influenza lor about three Epuorth League Leader. ' weeks. Miss Ma.-y Jane Slillwagon was j 1 Fa y e "arbaugh, little daughter of leader of Llie Epworth League service Sunday e v e n i n g . The Scripture was read by Louis Hess. Talks on the topic, "What We Should Do on Sunday" Kiss Ei Mr. and Mis. William Harbaugh of Liberty, is slowly improving at Connellsville State Hospital. She has been ill of. pneumonia. were given by the leader and Miss Rulh Harlan underwent Elsie Whilinoyer. ' treatment at Allegheny General Hos- Persomtls. i pital, Pittsburgh, Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Porter ot Un-; iontown were visiting with friends I and relatives Sunday. Lutheran Unity Remote. CLEVELAND, Mar. 23.--Complete T. C. Wright of Vnnderbilt is out unification ot the 4,500,000 Lutherans again after being ill ot influenza. and the United States Jfnd Canada by Miss Anna Belle Bailey, a registered nurse at Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Bailey of North Dawson. E. D. Bicwer of Vandcrbilt has recovered from an attack of giip. Miss Unmet Budd, Mrs. Bruce Budd ot Liberty. Mrs. George Soverns find daughters, Alvcrda. Ruth and Betty of Dickerson Run, Mr. and Mrs. Martha Hecklinger, Dr. and Mrs. James Sproat and family, Mrs. I Frank Iloupt, Mr. and Mrs. Paul | Goodman were Conncllsx iHc callers j Saturday. Mr. and Mrs James L. Henderson 1954 is unlikely, Dr. Arthur Carl Piepkorn, local pastor, told a conference of Missouri synod clergymen. COUGHS DUE TO COLDS Kiel] in Vitamins--Alb o Helps Build Stronp Sturdy IJodfes. JOHNSTOWN. Mar. 23.--Charges i)£ t ' two officrJELS of Lhc Jcnners Springs Brewing Company of Bos- xvell were dismissed by U. S. Com- misMoner Rny Fatten Smith here. The officials -- President Robert ZafTy of Scottdale and Secrctary- TreasureL- EJlen Mullen of Mount j Pleasant--were charged with the alleged violation of the revenue laws after DO bottles of beer had been, removed without the proper lax stamps. Commissioner Smith said Govein- mtHit agents, v/ho had filed the chaigc'?, recently \vere ordered to return the seized plant to its owners folio win % libel proceedings ;n Federa 1 , court. Election Fee To Be Lifted Stamp Contest. McLaughlin and Donald Maffazinc Reviewed., Mrs. Russell Burkholder's Chern- er ca "Tip," has met with an accident and I cra ft Club spent the period reviewing! welkc-r tied in the fust slam-) contes the family would appreciate any/in- (science magazines. . hc]d by stump Club Wednesday and .formation concerning him. j ' Shot in Finger. ' Semi-Finals Reached. Buddy Snyder, son of Dr. and Mrs. ' T he tournament jn Chess Club, T. R, Snyder, had shot removed j sponsored by Andrew McNeil, has from his finger Wednesday. The ; reached the semi-finals which will be I Ken won the second contest. The Firemen to Meet. Routine busine.s? w;:s- tiansacted at the regular meeting o£ the Stottdale Fire Department Tuesday evening. Committei-j. reported progress on -shot was Jodged there when he was j played next week. working with an air rifle. · Personal. · Arc You un ,\vcracc G. K.? Mrs. Beulah. Heffling of West! Tho qualifications for an average Washington street is visiting . with' Girl Reserve have been posted on i Mrs. Grace Lohr Barr of Tyrone. Machinery Arrives. For the past week machinery has first was for Ihe nicest collection o£! p : a n s for lhc entertainment of the foreigners on American stamps and I Westmoreland County Firemen's As- the second the most nicely arranged ! Delation m Jimu. page. Pnxe*. were fnM. flight covers,! Thc county or?a.i!7.alion will also awarded by David C, Guhl, sponsor.; have itb May meeting m Scoltdalc. \ The onterUiimnent commit tee ol Speaking of Dates? 1 'he department served refreshments HAREUMJURG, Mar. 23.--A bill jcmovin^ ihc riettion filing fee from many candidate:* was introduced in the House by Heprt\^cnUiti\ c Kenneth L. Lcychc, Hepublican, of Allegheny county. The b.H would not require fees from judges or inspectors of election," delegates or alternates to national political conventions, members of the national or state commit'.ees, aldermen, justices of the peace, constables, township auditors or supervisors'. Step-in Pump in Japonica, Black and Blue, So.OO. been moved in each day by the Guthric March Peterson Company of Chicago in preparation for work on , Hartman's, Miss Marguerite Davis' the mile and three quarters of road and p au[ A _ Kcightley's homerooms j MoYtha llorky read to memTM · -it the close of the meeting, the Etiquette Club a chapter | Auxiliary Anniversary. the G. R. Bulletin board on second. entitled, "How Do You Act?", taken Tnn L.idies Auxiliary to Hamilton- floor. ; from the book, "Peisonality P r e - t M a l o y Post, Vetc'Tins of Foreign jferred," by Elizabeth Woodward. A , Wars of Evcrpon will cflebrate its Earl Ringer Entertain.-,. I discussion Jollowc-d. ; birthday a party at 8 o'clock Tuesday the girls in Martin W. i ~ T . . i Monday evening .it the post rooms. of the Pennsylvania Turnpike to be built at the Mount Joy section. met with Miss Agnes Phillips in Room 39 and enjoyed tile recordings played by Earl Ringlcr on his home- Field headquarters arc being erected by William Wilkins of made amplifier. Kecksburg along the line o£ road to L be built, Oliver Davis Winner. This stretch o£ road, will have ex- j Oliver Davis on first place in two cavaUon, grading, draining and con- contests, hand launching and takins struction of reinforced concrete 0 (r the ground in the flying contest Exhibition Debate-,. j Members of the auxiliary and post Henry Mi-Robbie ;,nri Sur.i Bailey, | are invited to ntlend. Mrs. Kate members of the ncwitjic debatii,« | Fcllnn is of tiic toinmjttco team, met the St. V.ncer.t prep team j O n arnint;ciTicnt. in an exhibition debate before the assembly of the Immaculate Conccp- I lion High School Wednesday. Lunch i was served the debaters. structures. The seven structures to be built show four of them crossing streams. sponsored by the Woodcarving Club · iccordin Football Club Hears Music. Earl Itinsler entertained members j of the Football Club Wednesday v/ilh gs played or. his amplifier. Wednesday in the gymnasium. Second , A varjed p r ' o g ram wa ' s oflcr ' od . Dies at Kanlncr. SOMERSET. Mar. 23.--Mrs. Mary | s P° nsor ' Jane Koontz Berkebile, 76, died Saturday at the home of her son, Clarence, at Kantner. Her husband, Mahlon, died in 1035. She leaves place was v/on by John McRobbie in the first contest and John McCoy in the second. Paul A. Kcighlley is seven children, one brother and one Winclbcr Miner Dead. SOMERSET, Mar. 23.--Frank Shimkus, 72, retired coal miner, died Friday night at his home at Wind- bcr. John Jackson Sneaks. John Jackson, who will represent the school in the declamation contest of the Forensic and Music League, gave his declamation, "Greatness in Citizenship." before members of the March of Tjme Club which is sponsored b^y Lloyd Shancr. A Professor Quiz was eondtieted throughout the remainder of the period with questions pertaining to facts on Connellsville. In Sen-ice Company. Brn Divcri, John T. T.kCrory and A. P. Luc?.Ki arf the new members ot the Scrv.ce Company, l l u t h Regiment, t:,!:m£ (i'o pl:u',' of Privates! Lewi-: Harkin-, Jr., l l m v . i i d K. Uas- singor and J.imcs A. Lipp-;, who have j left the cum ny dur to i-ir.plm'mcnt ' interference. In Trick Hospital. Adam Tjttei mgton of Bnnvrtov. n. ' who h:is been i l l ,it his home, jnd 1 Robert Shultz, .«on of Mr. und Mrs. : ormi.n Shulty. of Kast Scotldalc, have i been tnkr'n to Flick MemoriM Ho?- Baskels, hobby books, bowLs and i P't ;| l. Mount Pleasant, for treatment, plaques are being made as projects by the seventh grade art classes. J U N I O R H I G H NOTES Charades were enjoyed Catherine Francis' Dramati' between two teams. in Miss Club The Scrapbook Club has decided to| start an all-club book with Pennsyl-I vania being the theme. Miss Daisej Trump is sponsor. : Miss Francis' sfvcnlli snide English classes are studying grand opera. Heiress and Barman Mate Mr. and Mrs. Gcno Bradstrcct arc pictured at Reno, Nevada, jitter marriage. Tho bride is former Ann Cooper Hewitt Gay, ten mil- 'lion dollar heiress. Hubby is former hotel bar stcwanl. In in;,7, the S, whoso stcrililation suit against her mother wa* front pastf), ·lojicd with Hoaald Guy, » mechanic, whore she divorci-o. Largest Barley 1 Acreage in State , History Likely I1ARRJSBUKG, Mnr. 23--Penn.vyl- I vania furmor.s intend to increase their I hurley, Uime hay, tubfiec-o nucl ^oy ( bean ac-reaflc' and their ont ' crops this year, it was revealed today in H joint survey Ijy thu Federal and Stale Agrietijture departments. "If Ihc intentions indicated by j farmers thts spring are carried out," Ihe report said, "Penn.syJvama may harvest the largest barley acreage in its history." Other miijor crops iv-ere expected to "remain stable ut levels of recent years." Chain Store Tax Killed. ATLANTA, Ga., Mar. 23.--The Georgia Senate killed a House-ap- Ijroved measure to tax chain stores on a sliding scale from S10 to S750 per unit, according to the chain's size. Hcli'i-ilil Old 'ji.sjim I In- LODi-MOLD WAY! We've jiiht lii.sUtllccl ;i Loch- Mold, enabling us tu double the mileage of your present tires at ONE-HALF lhc cost of new tires. See this machine in operation nnd sot our pi ices NOW! 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