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March 11, 1938

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 15

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FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 193S. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSVILLK, PA.' PAGE FIFTEEN. S C O T T D A L E HAS TUITION OUTSTANDING Council-School Board Situation Is Fully Aired Continued from Page One. ^.. ,. (-. i finance committee that drafted the /Z6S Situation; r i n d S budget for the 1037-38 school term, informed him [that the funds for the addrcssograph'machine had been Included in the year's budget. School Director Strawn commented that Director Zollars had told him Education Board Ana- It Serious. EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES HEARD Special to The Courier. SCOTTDALE, Mar. 11.--At Monday night's meeting of the Board of Education Superintendent S. B. Bulick's monthly report was devoted to anayisis of, outstanding tuition accounts and a resume of the activities of the high school. At the present time Upper Tyrone township -owes, in addition to the court judgment of $9,287.91 held by the board since 1931, $2,475 for 193637 and for the current year $3,852.20, a total of $15,617.111. Other current tuition accounts include: Everson borough, $2,783.54; Bullskin township, $557.60; and Lower Tyrone township, $47.60. The work of the high school was discussed in detail with particular attention to the various clubs and organizations that provide Individual development. A resolution prepared by Solicitor John G. Gaut, providing lor the transfer of lots adjoining the high school property from the Jacob S. Loucks estate to the board, was presented and approved. Steps were taken to start under the plan developed by borough council, a VfPA. project involving the laying of sidewalks along the west and south sides of tho high school property. Among communications received by the board was a letter from the Volunteer Fire Department requesting permission to use the athletic field for a community fair to be held later in the year. A committee was appointed, consisting of John M. Pyle, Russell Eichcr and Eldin Daughcrty to meet with the fire company committee to discuss the matter. A resolution was also received from the Scottdale branch of the Pennsylvania State Education Association asking the board to aid in keeping the Scottdale Free Public Library open for the summer months. Legion Auxiliary to Meet. The regular monthly meeting of the auxiliary of Thomas A. Lewellyn Post, American Legion, will bo held next Thursday evening in the Red Cross room in the Elks building. Miss Margaret Kritschgau will have charge "of the program, presenting both senior and junior members, and Mrs. D. S. Hogers will be chairman of the refreshment committee. Any eligible members, either senior or junior, nre Invited. Tuesday, Mrs. James A. Conway, chairman of the Westmoreland County Council, presided at the meeting at Trafford at which time she gave » report on the National Defense Conference at Washington. Other members present were Mrs. Freda Eberhart, Mrs. Lloyd tlber, Mrs. Dora Sterner and Mrs. Edna Titter-. ington. Thalanx Has Meeting. A business meeting was held by the Phalanx Fraternity at the Y. M. C. A. Tuesday evening. 'Alumni Meet Thursday. 'The meeting of the Scottdale Alumni Association, postponed from last week, will be held Thursday evening .with the same program. There will be questions and answers, along the line of the famous Dr. uiz on the radio. A prize will be awarded to the winner. Light refreshments will be served at the close of the meeting. I English Class Orffanlzes. I On Wednesday the Four "A," English class organized with the name, Foo Literary Club. Officers follow: President, Mary Davis; vice-president, Charlie Hexford; secretary, Miml Finnerty, and treasurer, Eddie Byeri. Lutheran Service Topics. At St. Paul's Lutheran Church Sunday the sermon for the service will be "The Church: To What She Cajls Us," and in the evening, the topic will be on "The Humility of Jesus." Personals. Mrs. J. L. Haygor, formerly of Scottdale, who now lives in Chautauqua, N. Y., is visiting with Mrs. W. G. Cope and friends. Mrs. Mary, Finnerty was taken to .Frlclc Memorial Hospital in Mount Pleasant where she is undergoing treatment. To Address Bible Class. Rev. Ernest G. Sawyer, pastor of the United Brethren Church in ,,. Mount Pleasant, will be speaker at a rally to be held under the auspices of the Men's Bible Class of the United Brethren Church this evening. Rev. Lawrence Kelstcr is teacher of the class. Infant In Hospital. Diana Reynolds, the sevcn-month- old daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Harry Reynolds, underwent a minor opera, tion at Frick Memorial Hospital in Mount Pleasant Thursday night. the item,was included in the budget and was listed under "H." Director Campbell insisted, however, that the bill was not specillcal- ly listed. Mayor Younkin recalled that the published legal advertisement carried the names of the county commissioners, Board of Education and Council, declaring: "If there had been any question on the part of the School Board then that was the time to have made an objection." Direcor Campbell denied he had ever seen the legal notice and went on to say that he had "never objected and still want to pay the bill but I'm only one of the board." Director Strawn said the committee did not complete its prescribed duties when it neglected to make a recommendation, adding that the report as adopted was conflicting. Ho said the committee "passed the buck." Director Campbell then reiterated that he's ready to vote "to pay the bill but we'll have to put it in the budget next year." Councilmen B. M. Swartzwelder and Clarence A. Port asked if there would be any necessity of further delay in paying the bill if the board was assured by Director Zollars that the item was listed in the budget, both pointing out that none questioned his integrity and honesty, whereupon the board committee chairman said that it "is not what he says but he'd have to show me it was in the budget." The Mayor said Director Zollars informed him the addrcssograph item had been covered under "capital outlay" although it was not recorded specifically. When Director Campbell tolc Council that the entire School Board personnel was in favor of paying the b i l l . Councilman Swartzwelder asked: "If all are in favor of it why didn't they pay for it?" The councilman then charged: "I don't think this is an oversight If the expenditure had been set up in the budget as the finance committee chairman says it was I fee the School Board should pay the bil now." Director Balsley, who had insisted the item was not in this year's budget asked: "Did the School Board ever order it bought?" When Councilman Swartzwelder replied there had been a gentleman'! agreement to that end, Directo: Campbell broke in to say that "it ha: to be on black and white to be bind Mayor Younkin informed th School Board committee that Coun cil had spent considerably more tha the directorate was boinc asked t pay for installation of the system adding that filing cabinets and th like had been installed without th board or commissioners being aske to pay a proportionate share. (When President Weihe spok about teaching Council a lesson i economy by withholding payment o the bill he said if Council, was no halted it would proceed to buy ftlin cabinets and what not and expec School Board to help pay for them The Mayor added that the WP/ project expired 'before the work wa completed and the city was com polled to finish the job, pointing ou however, that the School Board wa not asked to help share that ext: cost. In reply to a question by Directo Strawn to an Item of $1,000 for a addressojtraph as listed in the city report for 1937, It was pointed ou that the figure showed how much ha been appropriated for the machinery and that the additional expenditur required, also enumerated in th same report, was obtained from th city's contingent fund. (Last Mon day President Weihe had asked th committee to Bpecificially find 01 why the city's share was listed on] at $1,000 when the board was aske to pay $1,015.) City Clerk S. T. Benford briefl related the value of the addrcsso graph system, stating that man properties never before listed ai now being assessed. Now proper! owners who have more than on tract receive a statement for cac piece of property with a descriptio of it whereas in the past the tax payer had merely received a state George No Longer Drinks Whiskey Dramatic Rescue of Fishermen Trapped 25 Miles Off Shore Rescue tugs caught by pack Ice aa orars negotiate pansngo toward nhore; ingot, Cecfl Martin kisses his wlfo Dramatic rescue of two fishermen ice-locked for five days In their fishing tug in Lake Erlo 25 miles oft Port Burwcll, Ontario, is pictured as Is the. reunion o£ one o£ the rescued fuUerracn, with hli bride of a year. Threo fishing tugs, which plowed through miles of heavy ico to reach the trapped craft, effected the rescue. Rescue tugs are xccn in ice; Inset, rescued fisherman, Cecil Martin, kissing hla wife. WESTMORELAND COUNTY BUDGET IS $1,872,154 Special to The Courier. GREENSBURG, Mar. 11.--By the limination of the poor board, taking iver of outdoor relief by the State, ind by the setting up of an institu- ion district to care for the destitute tie county commissioners expect that Westmoreland taxpayers will save pproximately $157,500 this year, hey announced today iu disclosing figures of their 1938 budget. Their figures show that the poor directors spent $391,922.27 last year and for actual operation of the institution district, which replaces the poor board set up, they have ap- iropriatcd $234,460 for 1938. In addition, they have appropriated $108,500 for taking care of unpaid poor board bills' for prior ycnrs, but .hey do not feel that debt is their responsibility. The comparison of the poor board expenditures for 1937 and the appropriation made for the institution district this year follows: Poor Inst. Item Board Dlst. !cn. Adm $ 29,998.22 S 13,070 County Home ... 91,343.80 77,700 Farm 17,001.59 13,720 Maintenance in institutions ... 100,811.48 110,410 Other care :. 142,544.27 18,000 Extra Expd 254.97 Cptl. outlay 3,907.85 1,500 Totals $391,922.27 234,460 Including the cash balance at the beginning of the year and anticipated income, the commissioners estimated that the total general income of the county government for the year 1938 will be $1,875,668.74 The actual income last year, including the cash balance to start the year, was $2,393,917.89. The commissioners have estimated total general fund expenditures for 1938 at just a little over $3,000 less than estimated income--$1,872,154.47. Actual expenditures listed for various accounts last year and the appropriations which the commissioners have made for 1938 follow: Account 1937 1938 Commissioners .. $25,253.37 $36,035 Solicitor '..... 3,505.00 Courthouse 45,326.59 Elections 69,778.14 T. Assess 46,890.09 Wghts-Msurs 4,730.59 Treasurer _ 53,534.52 Controller 16,081.11 Recdr. Deeds 27,110.64 Reg. Wills 13,640.05 . 22,506.40 _ 8,467.08 _ 19,767.87 12,344.84 3,301 46,901 50,051 3fi,65( 5,161 39,201 Sheriff Coroner -- Prothonotary ... Clerk Courts ... Dist. Attorney 30,269.51 Courts 72,585.51 25,841 19,101 23,24! 8,17. 22,15! 13,273 42,95i 74,37i ment showing the entire, amoun pooled and did not know assessmen on each without inquiring at Cit Hall. NIGHT. DRIVING MORE DEADLY "White Blbbon Treatment Kim Hate Liquor - Kcdicluc Given Secretly « White Blbbon Bemedy can b. jlvcn in coBce. tea or milk »nd has done much to Btop drunkenness. One woman cured « drunkard at 20 yean with one box. The price is 32.00 and 13 for Mle at dart* Drue Co.--Advertisement. Hospital Patient. Janet May, five year* old. of Indian Head, wns taken to Connclls- ville Stale Hospital for treatment. Onpb night nod day )catt« .Night traflle fatalities, accortUnp to Dudley DJKRS, General Kk'dm- engineer, iwo 32 p«r cent from 1930 to 3P37, whcrcn.1 deaths during dropped four per e*rnt. DICK*, sibling for boUcr liphtini:. thnl Dotroit ha« saved 3O to 40 livca In n ye.ir through improved MVumirwtkm erf 31 wrterMI mi!'**. -- C V n l l l l i I'rrit Island Dispute U. S. to colonlr.e these Ulantli . . . H aviation station* Challenging British claim to their possession, tho U, S. will colonize two coral Islands in the Pacific, Canton and Endcrbury, shown on tho map above. Entlerbury remains uninhabited, but a British claim to Canton ban been reinforced by a colony of New Zealanders. Tho Islands .ire almost astride the equator and lie midway on the route from San Francisco to Sidney, Australia. --Central J'rtw Dr. Kennedy declares mumps usually develop during the third week after one has been exposed to a case. During these two or threo weeks ot incubation, there are no manifestations of ill health. The usual symptoms are first, a slight fever, chilliness, general malaise and Says Mumps Can Cause Sterility HARRSBURG, Mar. 11.--Because its complications may lead to sterility in cither sex, mumps should not be regarded lightly, says Dr. Paul A Kennedy, staff member of the Pennsylvania Department of Health. It is important to employ every effort to prevent the disease, and when once present to guard against-) trcssing complications may occur its complications, lie says. about the eighth day. "Complications in children before puberty are rather rare but cases of Encejhalitis, Neuritis and complete deafness have been reported from time to time as complications of mumps." "During an attack of mumps the patient should be isolated. Whili an attack of mumps- in ordinarily 01 slight importance before the age o: puberty, and whilo dangers of complications arc greater after puberty nevertheless, even early in life dis some dizziness with pain in or behind the parent." the cur. However, in many cases the above prodromal symptoms are entirely absent, the first evidence of and therefore, unnecessary exposure is seldom justified. -While i is admittedly preferable for a chili ot have the disease before rather than after puberty, it must be romcm bered that many people never con tract mumps at all, therefore, de liberate exposure of children t mumps is foolishness on the part o HAPPENINGS IN AND (ABOUT MT. PLEASANT Special to The Couriur. MOUNT PLEASANT, Mar. 11.-'he honor roll in Ramsay High cliool for the first semester, all hav- ig A's, follows: Seniors,'Elizabeth Corcoran; juniors, Ann Overly, Thoburn Snyder, Eugene Stefl and ohn Gardner. No persons in either 10 sophomore or freshman classes ualifled for the all A average. Those having all A's and one B, ollow: Seniors, Jerry Yannicllo; uniors, Elva Jean Whetscl and Robert Lett, with no persons in ithcr the sophomore or freshman lasses qualifying. Aid Society Meets. The Ladies' Aid Society of the Icthodist Episcopal Church held its egular business meeting at church Thursday evening. , · Infant Son Hurled. The funeral service .for Joseph Carlisle Sharp was held this aftcr- loon at the home of the child's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Brush of Center avenue. Interment vas in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Joseph Carlisle Sharp, two months -md 20 days old, was a son of Mr. nd Mrs. Lyman L. Sharp of Depot street. He died suddenly at his home Wednesday. Airs. Gonda's Funeral. The funeral service for Mrs. Gonda was held this morning at the Visitation Slovak Church. Interment was n Visitation Cemetery. Mrs. Gonda, who was 63 years old, was the wife of John Gonda of Acme. She died it her home Tuesday. Besides her lusband she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Mary Farkosh of Somerset. Get Class B Award. Ramsay High School Thursday received its award as Class B champions in tlie'W. P. I. A. L. 1937 football season. The award has been placed in the trophy cupboard in the hall at the high school. Plan Library Drive. Plans for a new drive to secure a public library for Mount Pleasant will be launched at an open meeting to be held in the Sunday School room of the United Brethren Church Thursday evening. Miss Matthews of the Pennsylvania State Library Association will be the speaker. Miss Matthews will be a guest of the Junior Women's Club. ill health being tenderness, pain, and swelling, involving one or more of the salivary glands. In nearly every case the parotid glands are involved and this swelling :ml tenderness in usually very noticeable below the ear and just anterior thereto. As the swelling Gcorcc Burkctt Dies. becomes more marked it extends out | SOMERSET, Mar. 11. -- Gcorg onto the cheek. Usually one side of j Burkett, GO, of Somerset, R. D. Mrs. Julia Mitchell Dies. SOMERSET, Mar. 11.--Mrs. Juli Layton Mitchell, 79, died Tuesday a the home of a son, Joseph Mitchcl of near Windbcr. Her husband Jacob, died nine years ago. Sh leaves five sons, one daughter an one brother. the fact is involved, one to three days before the other side, and usually both sides return to normal died Wednesday noon at his homi His wife, seven children and five sis tcrs surx'ive. Tussaud's Loses Trinkets. LONDON, Mar. 11--The "dummy" V. C. on the breast of the wax figure of Jack Cornwall, boy naval hero, has been stolen from Madam Tussaud's Museum here. During the past year dozens of imitation jewels, snuff boxes and buttons were removed from figures of royalty, literary celebrities and criminals. 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