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PAGE SIX. THE DAILY COtTRIBR, CONNELiljSVILiLrfS, FA. FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 1933. V PERSONAL MENTION Mrs. Herbert F. Perdew, Mrs. I James Charlesworth and Mrs. J. R. j Dunston were at Uniontowr. Thurs( day on business. | The Ladies' Bible Class of Trinity | Lutheran Church will hold a bake sale, Saturday, March 25th, at Fox's ! Wall Paper Store.--Advertisement.-- ! 23mar-2t. | Miss Sylvia Sullivan, member of j the faculty of the local schools, has resumed hei duties after being absent for some weeks because of a fractured leg. The Civic Choral Society of Connellsville will sponsor a bake sale at Hiles Nut Shop, W. Crawford Ave., Saturday, March 25th, beginning at S o'clock.--Advertisement.--24-lt. There is no improvement in the condition ol Mrs. Louise Holliday, who is critically ill at her home 'in Orchard avenue. Don't buy a coat or suit until you see the smart garments here for $4.95. Princess Shop.--Advertise- ment.--24mar-lt. J. M. Murphy, 810 McCormick avenue is confined to his bed with the grip. Card party, P. H. C. Hall, Saturday night, 8:30 promptly, 25c.--Adver- tisement.--24mfir-2t. Mrs. John Pritts and daughter, Patricia Ann, of Jeannette are spending the week with Mrs. Pritts' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Harbaugh in Blackstone avenue. 40 spring jacket and swagger suits, special, S4.95. Princess Shop.--Ad- vertisemen t.--24mar-l t. Dr. J. H. Goldblum was a Pittsburgh business called Thursday. The Ladies' Auxiliary to Order of Railway Conductors will hold a bake sale, Saturday, March 25th, in Connellsville Paint Glass Store, So. Pittsburg St.--Advertisement.--24-lt Mr. and Mrs. Maurice A. Cohen of Pittsburgh are spending the weekend with Mrs. Cohen's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Emanuei Mervis in West Green street. Rummage sale by Church of the Brethren, Weihe Bldg., So. Pittsburg St., formerly occupied by Penn Store, Saturday, April 1st, 9 A. M.-Advertisement.--mar-24-28. Mrs. Joseph Grahatn and Mrs. Lawrence Lang were Pittsburgh visitors Thursday. Free! Coffee Cake with every 25c purchase. Rote's Dairy Store.--Ad- vertisement.--24mar-2t. Mrs. Cyrus Show, vho has been quite ill at her home in East Francis avenue, is reported improved and able to be about her home. Ice Cream, all flavors, 12c pint. Rose's Dairy Store.--Advertisement. --24mar-2t. John J. Spishak o£ South Connells 1 ville, who has been ill for a few days, is able to be about. Doughnuts, dozen 19c. Rose's Dairy Store.--Advertisement--24mar-2t. Miss Phoebe Dunn, who has been ill with the grip for a few weeks at her home in North Pittsburg street, is improved. Aunt Met By ROBERT QUlbLEN "When a woman author wants to say catty things about a big mail, she waits till he's dead. It ain't kindness, either. She .watts till he's where he can't answer back." Scott Klingensmith Dies at Broad Ford; Prominent Gardener THE GRIM REAPER Scott KUngensmith, 79 years old. NELSON ROMESBURG Nelson Romesburg, 78 years old, lifelong resident of Somerset county, whose home was at Kingwood, died MISS EDITH MARCHAND SCOTTDALE. Mar. 24.--Miss Edith G. Marchand, 60 years old, of Owensdale, d;ed at 7 o'clock Thursday eve- Six Men Die !n 45 Minutes in South Carolina Electric Chair the outstanding residents of 1 at 4 35 o'clock Thursday morning at I ning at her home. Sne had been an Upper Tyrone township where he had spent the greater part of his life, I died at 7:30 o'clock Thursday evening at his home at Broad Ford after a last November. lingering illness. | His wife, Mary Prinkey Romes- AJthough ailing for two yearb, nib burg, pteceded him in death, about condition did not become serious until i 14 years ago. He was also preceded three weeks ago. ! i n death by one son anfl two daugh- Mr. Klingensmith, who had voted [ ters, James J. Rompsburg, Mrs. in one precinct in his home townsh.p Ready io Use National Guard fo Kill "TarzatT Continued fnjm Page One mortars. Smith said he would no*, put the county under martial law until county authorities icquested it. Durand had been cornered Wednesday in a natural fortress formed high in the Beartooth by a sheer rock bluft which apparently offered no avenue of escape. Sheriff Frank Blackburn, at that time in command of 100 volunteer possemen, would not allow his men to expose themselves. Two disobeyed and slipped into a clearing some 50 yards in front of the fortress. Two rule shots b?rked from the cliff base. The men, O. H. Linabary and Arthur Argento, dropped and their bodies rolled slowly down an incline over the snow. No more possemen ventured out and the two bodies lay through the night only a few hundred yards from the main posse. Late yesterday when Durand's rifl-; had been silent for a long period, Blackburn ordered an advance on he diffside fortress. It had been deserted. The killer hnd, under cover of bouldeis and underbrush, slioped'around a corner ot the cliff and, Blackburn belijved, gone still higher Lito the mountains. He ordered bodies of the victims brought here and accompanied them himself. Before returning to the sccr.o this morning, he revealed that Durand had dared to sneak, under cover of darkness, down the incline ot the cleared "no man's land" and had jerked the shoes from one of his victims, took their rifles and ammunition arid returned to his fort. Bloodhounds sent here by the foi the past 58 years, had for nearly two decades been engaged in garden marketing and specialized in grapes and horse radish. Scott Klingensmith was born at Grapeville, Westiiorelaiid county, on January 26, I860, a son of the late Albert and Margaret Painter KLng- ensmith. When he was 17 years of age, he located at Broad Ford where he had resided ever since. Mr. Klingensmith was employed for years by the H. C. Frick Coke Company, Jor.es Laughhn Corporation and A. Overholt Company but had not been employed since 1920, becoming a gardening marketer which he followed until a year ago. He specialized in grapes and horseradish, winning many prizes in various exhibits in the country in grapes. Mr. Klingensmith was united in marriage en January 26, 58 years ago, with Miss Lauretta Herrmgton, daughter ol the late Charles and Susan Herrington. They had spent most of their married life in Upper Tyrone township, at Broad Ford. He is survived by his wife and five children: R. Fiank at home, Mrs. L M. Fmdley of West Side, Ray C. of Morganlown, W. Va., Lee R. of Brownsville and Kenneth A. of Nemacolin. There are many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, one the home of a granddaughter, Mrs. ' invalid for 20 years and was a daugh- William Brant of Someiset, of com- j ter of the late Daniel and Susan plications. He hao been ill since I Marchand of Owensdale. She was a member of the Owensdale United Brethren Church. Surviv.ng are three sisters and one brothel: Mamie, Nany and Carrie, all at home, and William of Akron, Ohio. Friends will be received at Murphy Funeral Home until noon Sunday when removal will be made to the Owensdale United Brethren Church and Mrs. Etta M. Lillie Listen Kreger. j Surviving are these children: Mrs. Jennie Babb of Winfleld, Kan., Mrs. Elizabeth Thomas, Charles and Harvey Romesburg, all of Union- iown, and \V. Scott Romesburg of Kingwood. There is a step-son, R. B. Hayes of Kingwood and these brothers and sisters: Mrs. Silas May of Rockwood, Mrs. Ida Schultz of Young^town, Ohio, Mrs. Kim Lenhart of Confluence, Hiram Romesburg of Somerset, Winfleld Romesburg of Outcrop, John and William Romesburg of Markleton. £?here are also a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon with a prayer at the home ot a son. W. Scott Romesburg of where the service will be held at 2:30 o'clock in charge of W. V. Barnhart, pastor. Burial will be in Scottdale Cemetery. Reno Names Greensburg Attorney as Deputy 'HARRtSBURG, Mar. 2-i.--William S. Rial of Greensburg was appointed a deputy attorney general by Attorney General Claude T. Reno at a salary of $5,000. He is a former State senator. Rial served in the Senate in 1930 and 1932, filling out an expired term. Kingwood, at 2 o'clock, followed by | He was chairman at that time of a n service in the Kinswood Church of I God at 2:30 o'clock. Interment will be in the I. O. O. F. Cemetery at Kingwood. was the ac- was two MATT WELSH PROPOSES " EXEMPTION OF TAXES ON WAR VETS PROPERTIES Senate committee which .nvestigated the old Public Service Commission. Continued from Page One. ones" to forgive him. Moorman thanked the guards and officers for their kindness to him. Crans, sitting in the chair, read a statement warning young men "that crime doesr.'j pay." Crans was singing "Lord, I'm Coming Home, I'm Coming--" when the current turned on. Bair read a statement from chair in which he said he had cepled religion and that he "sorry for Captain Sanders' sons." After the mass executions prison officials isfued the following statement: "Five of the men testified they had made peace with God and although they lived lives of waste and sin and recklessness they went to the chair with no fear. All five knelt and prayed individually and earnestly for the* one (Gentry) who bad expressed no interest for his soul." Nine ministers spent the night with the doomed convicts. They prayed f*'om darkness until midnight --then there was a brief stop while ice cream was served. From then until 6:34 A. M. there was praying Special to The Courier. HARRISBOHG, Mar. 24.--A bill introduced (by Representative Matthew J. Wblsh, Democrat, of Connellsville, proposed a constitutional amendment to exempt war veterans from occupation and poll taxes and municipal taxes on real or personal property valued at less than. 81,000. Enters Guilty Pica. UNIONTOWN, Mar. 24.--Plea of guilty to a paternity charge was entered before Judge Ross S. Matthews by William Bradley Kuhns of Grindstone. He was sentenced to pay costs, lying-in expenses attendant the child's birth and the sum of $3 per week to the girl-mother for me child's maintenance. WORKMAN WINS GRAND NATIONAL STEEPLECHASE r ' Harvey D. Klingensmith of I mill of the Carnegie-Illinois Steel Grapeville, and one ilstcr, Mrs. Mary , Corporation, was bom in Indiana county, a son of the late William and JAMES L. M'BETH James L. McBeth. formerly of Connel!sv;lle but for the last 25 years a rPSJder.t o£ Clairton, died Thursday at noon at McKeesport Hospital from a h°art attack with which he was . ., _ , ,, .. , stricken during the morning at his 101st lunning of the Grand National j steeplechase, patrolman in the I MacMofFatt was second and Kil- AINTREE, Eng., Mar. 24.--Workman, third last year, today won the noire. Mr. McBeth. Jane Smellier of Jeannette. The funeral service will be held at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the home. Rev. Dr. William H. Hetrick, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, \vijl officiate. Interment will be in Scottdale Cemetery in charge ol Funeral Director Charles C. Mitchell. Pauline McBeth. He had resided in Connellsville for many years. He was an engineer on the Baltimore I Moffatt, star, the favorite, was third. Cocleen, the big Irish jumper, was fourth. Workman won by three lengths in a driving stretch battle with Mac- and the singing of: death house. hymns in the Grant Whipkey, Former Resident, Dies At His Meyersdale Residence Grant Whipkey, about 67 years old, former resident of Connellsviile, died Thursday morning at the home of his son, Hubert Whipkey, with wham he Ohio Railroad here before going to Clnirton He leaves one son, James A. Mc- Betn, at home; one sister, Mrs, W. C. Reynolds of 408 East Murphy avenue, ConnellsvUle, and one brother, John McBeth, of Cumberland, Md. He was a brother of Alex McBeth, former county detective, who died recently in Uniontown. The funeral service will be held at 1 o'clock Saturday afternoon at Fmney's Funeral Home at Clairton. Inte'-nent Cemetery, will be in Hill Grove Connellsville. MRS. B.OSE BELL KELL Mrs. Rose Bell Olsen Kell, 54 years Mrs, Agnes M, Taylor Dies at Uniontown Mrs. Agnes Nen-.on Taylor, 74 years old, widow of John McCrea Taylor, died at 5 o'clock this morning at her home at 114 East Fayette street, Uniontown, after a 10-day illness of complications. A daughter of the late Oharles Bernard and Rachel Morris Nemon of Dunbar, she had resided in Uniontown for about 40 years. She is survived by four children: Gwendoline at home, Wilson B. and Mrs. George H. Hess of Uniontown and Edgar N. of Louisville, Ky.; one sister, Mrs. Millie N. Hay, of Connellsville, and three brothers, Luther M. Nemon and Arthur M. Nemon of Dunbar and Alva B. Nemon of Homestead. There are also six grandchildren. The funeral service will be held at 2:30 o'clock. Sunday afternoon at the home at Uniontown with Rev. Dr. William Blake Hindman officiating. Interment will be made in Sylvan Heights Cemetery. She was a member of Third Presbyterian Church and the Spence Bible Class of Uniontown. had made his home for the last year, at Meyersdale. He sufTei ed a stroke. of paralysis several years ago and homp at Donegal. She is survived by He suffei ed a stroke | old - dled Wednesday night at her Has Appendicitis Operation. Miss Verdna Dean Jordan, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Jordan of the Vanderbilt road; underwent an operation for acute ap- pendictis at noon Thursday at 1'rick Memorial Hospital, Mount Pleasant. Miss Jordan is reported to be resting "well." by handlers early this morning to the fortress, 20 miles almost directly north of here, and were expected to pick up Durand'b trail immediately. "He 1 may come down but f think he's still up there on the mountain," Blackburn said. "We followed his tracks 300 yards up the ridge and wasted a lot'of ammunition blasting things up ahead of us. His trail led west, rp the steep side of the mountain, but I think his tracks will turn either to the right or to the left before we get very far." Captain C. W. Wheat of the 163rd Montana National Guard Infantry, in charge of the Montana detachment, which arrived here last night in trucks, said: "We got orders from Governor Ray Ayres to stay as long as we're needed. We are with the Howitzer company of the 163rd. We brought one 37 y \ millimeter Howitzer and one three- inch trench mortar." William Garlow of Cody, grandson of Colonel W. F. CBuffalo Bill) Cody, was with the posse when it cornered Urand Wednesday. He returned here last night and expressed no' desire to rejoin the hunt. "When the shooting was going on Wednesday I wasn't a bit nervous," he said. "I talked back and forth with Vern Spencer in the line about the nearness of the shots, but boy-when I got home last, night I was really jittery. For the first time ;n my life I looked under my bed before I got into it." recently was stricken with another. Mr. Whipkey was born and reared at Barronvale, Somerset county. In his earlier yeors he taught in the schools of Fayette and Somerset counties. He was a former teacher in the New Haven schools, now West Side, and Lower Tyrone township schools. After giving up the profession of teaching, he was employed as a carpenter in ConnellsviUe xvhere he resided for about 12 years. A member of the Lutheran Church virtually all of his life, he was active in church work until becoming incapacitated by ill health. Before going to Meyersdale to make his home with his son, he resided with a daughter, Miss Martha Whipkey of Somerset, a teacher in the schools at that town. Besides his son, Hubert and daughter, Martha, he is is sur- v.ved by another son, Clark Whipkey of Butler and a brother, Milton Whipkey of Barrondale t His wife, the former Anna Hen'y, died 12 the following children: William, El zabeth tounship; Mrs. Daisy Hyan, Workman, owned by Sir Alexander Maguire and ridden by James Hyde, was backed at 100-8 in the betting. MacMoffatt was a 25-1 shot and Kilstar started the favorite in the field of 37 at od*s of 8-1. Arthur Sainsbury's Symacthis was fifth. Workman is a nine-year-old bay Rep. Clarence Turner, Tennessee, Dies Suddenly By Unites Press. WASHINGTON, Mar. 24.--Representative Clarence W. Turner, D., Term., died early today pf a heart attack at his hotel apartment. He was 72. He had been ill for two weeks but attended yesterday's session of Congress. His wife, Mrs. Nellie Rust Turner, was with him when he died. Turner was born near Clydeton, Tenn. His home was in Waverly, Tenn. He was first elected to Congress in 1922, again in 1932 and to each succeeding Congress. He was a member of the House Military Affairs Committee. Besides Mrs. Turner, he is survived by two brothers, Judge Bruce Turnei of Columbia, Tenn., and Jos- gelding by Cottage-Cariella and car- I °Ph Turner of McEwen, Tenn. ried 146 pounds over the treacherous' four-mile, 856-yard course with its 30 jumps.. He went the distance in 0-42-1-5 compared to the record of 9-20-2-5 set in 1934 by Golden Miller. MacMofTatt, owned by Captain L. Scott-Briggs, finished 15 lengths ahead of Kilstar, owned by Dorothy Page:. Dommick's Cross was sixth. Royal CRYSTALWARE . . by Fostoria When you want a real bargain . . . select crystalwares by Fostoria. Selection is easy. Hundreds of pieces available in scores of patterns. We suggest "Master- Etchings" for formal dinners . . . "American," Coronet or Sun-Ray pressed wares for informal affairs. $1.00 up J. M. KURTZ DIAMONDS AND FINE JEWELRY 181 W. Crawford Avenue Monongahela; Mrs. Ida Lule, Jean-j Mail, the 1937 winner, wound up neite; Mrs. Nettie Hood, Stahlstown, and Ernest and Leonard Olsen, at home. Mrs Mary Frye of Latrobe is a sister and Edward Derby of Greensburg and Bert Derby of Your.gwood are brothers. Thcie are also *0 grandchildren. The funeral service will be held at 1:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon in charge of Hcv. Louib J. Waliis. Interment will be in West Newton Cemetery. tenth. Ex-Grid Star Dies. PHILLIPSBURG, Mar. 24.--James K. Dwyer, 1, a Wellsfaoro engineer and quarterback on the University of Pennsylvania's football team in 1906 and 1907, died in a hospital here. Today Only Hrs.Bewor'sStarBoflrtlM' Coming Saturday --Plus- Last Episode of "S. O. S. Coast Guard" Tim Tyler's Luck" Hhe i a br ither-in-law of S. B. Henry of Conntllsville. The funeral service w:ll be held at 10 o'clock Saturday morning at Barrens Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Lifronier Chief Suspended. Burgess J. C. Myers of Ligonier announced he had suspended Chief of Police C. W. Wilt, effective April 1, the result citizens." of "complaints from REV. FRANK GETTY MONONGA11ELA, Mar. 24.--Rev. R. Frank Gef-y, 74, pastor of the Mmgo Presbyterar. Church for the past 14 years, died Thursday at h.s home while asleep. A native of near Derry Station, Westmoreland county, he was born February 7, 1865, a son of the late Thomas B. and Violet Rosborough Getty. His first pastorate was at Utica, being installed August 1, 1893. He had served in a number of charges, including Murrysville". The funeral service will be held Saturday. MRS. S. C. EECTOR Mrs. Emma Betz Rector, 75, wife of S. C. Rector of Ligonier, died Wednesday night at Latrobe. The funeral service will be held at 2:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon. DUBLIN, Mar. 24--Ten tickets on Workman were drawn in the Irish sweepstakes by residents of the United States, who win $141,000 each, total of $1,410,000. Seven Americans held tickets on MacMoffatt, winning $70,500 each for a total of .$493,500. Nine had tickets on Kilstar, winning $47,000 each for a total nf $423,000. PHILADELPHIA, Mar. 24.--Mr. and Mrs, Benjamin Mason, Negro family who purchased an Irish sweepstakes ticket out of their relief money, today won a $141,000 first prize in the Grand National steeplechase at Aintree. FEMININE COMMENTATOR. $ AUTHORITY ON FUNERAL SERVICE Every funeral director speaks ol "service" as an important reasoa why you should call him. MARY MORRIS It seems to me that the word service means little or nothing; it is the kind of service rendered that matters. If you feel as I do about this matter, you may wish to make inquiries about the type of service rendered by Milton V. Hunk, t believe you will find it to be outstanding Jn every respect, and most moderately priced. 3Irs. Morris Recommends MILTON V. MM FUNERAL SERVICE Phone ConnellSTille, 722-J. , Today, 1 Saturday, Monday jfj CONNELLSVILLE HAp A GREAT N I G H T f WHAT AH EXCIIINS EVENT '. Last night' s "Pygmalion" preview made theatrical history! Our huge audience . . . agreeing with the nation's aca' eritics . . . laughed, chuckled, thrilled, and cheered "Pygmalion* to success! AH OVERNIGHT SEUSATION! Today the whole town is t a l k i n g a b o u t G e o r g e Bernard Shaw's wise and ·witty wise-cracks, praising Leslie Howard, raving, about Wendy Hiller, the s c r e e n ' s b r i g h t e s t n e w star! Come today, be among the first to discover her .and one of 1939's ten best motion, pictures ! You'll be a "pygmalionite" too! P. S. Read today's reviews! "Pygmalion" has the critics on the ropos! They're breathless from shouting the praises of this MGK smash hit! H a B B B H3 B a B ID B B HI B ® B II B B a a a B B H IE B SEE LESLIE HOWARD in BERNARD SHSW'S With WENDY MILLER THEATRE Today ® Tomorrow ® Monday · Tuesday

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