Altoona Tribune from Altoona, Pennsylvania on January 23, 1937 · Page 3
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The Altoona Tribune Fortune favors the bold Cicero. Saturday, Jan. 23, 1937 3 STRANGE AS IT SEEMS-ByJOHN HIX F further proof address the author, todostnc stun pod envelope tor raptjr i Rag. U. S. Pit. OS. snu, living -frt NSW WORLP p del 1 tS&iw I 1 j 1fe wait w nwp wtcr THE CPU 1Se Am1omicn UNaiitsT- ftNPCoOK-. (rw&s flaw? -eat rFTERWrRD PcCiDP PARADOX OF fOLOffirS... Christopher Columbus seems to have first formulated his beliefs regarding the shape of the Earth at the home of his deceased father-in-law, a distinguished navigator of Lisbon. Here Columbus had the opportunity of studying charts and nautical Instruments which had been left to his wife. V.Tien he started out on his voyage of discovery, Columbus was thoroughly convinced that the world was round. Not until 1498 did he change his mind on the subject. This change Office Hours 7:S0 to 9 Evenings 9 to 5:30 Room Ooldschniid 20S-J03 Bldg. A Complete EYE SERVICE By An Eyesight Specialist For S3 Years NO SIDELINES One ev Price More Complete m Scientific Eye Examination Any Prescription Invisible Kryptok Bifocals Any Style Including Full-Site or Folding Oxfords TAKE ELEVATOR Second Floor Rooms 202-20 Ray Optical Co. GOLDSCHMTD BLDG. In opinion was brought about by the fact that he was unable to account for the difference between the climate of the coast of South America near 3Wnlda4 and the climate on the same parallel In Africa. This led htm to believe that the Earth bulged In the center, making it pear-shaped Instead of round. Thus, though his correct belief that the world was round (correct, aside from the flattened portions at the two poles) led him to the discovery of the New World and partial proof of his contentions, strangely enough the discoveries he made led him into an erroneous change of mind! Included among these are Chinese, Hebrew, Continental Telegraph Code, Arabic, Slavic, English, Japanese, Icelandic, Spanish, German, French, Persian and Gregg Shorthand. BUGLE ORIGIN... The first English meaning of "bugle" was "wild ox." traceable to the Latin "bucu-lus" meaning "young bullock." The horn of an ox, when made into a wind Instrument, was called a bugle horn at first then a bugle. (ANATOMICAL LINGUIST. . . For two years Ted Rockwell, of Portland. Oregon, has followed a hobby of collecting tattoos on his legs, spelling his name out in different languages and codes. To date, he has assembled a total of 24. PRESIDENTIAL SURVIVORS.. Mrs. Benjamin Harrison, Mrs. William Howard Taft, Mrs. Wood row Wilson, Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, Mrs. Calvin Coolidge, Mrs. Herbert Hoover, and Mrs. Thomas J. Preston (formerly Mrs. Grover Cleveland), all wives of Ex-Presidents of the United States, are still living. Herbert Hoover Is the only living U. S. Ex-President TYRONE NEWS A. Ray Flenner, 970 Pennsylvania Avenue, Phone 194 Hubert W. Baronner, of the Citi zens Fire company, this week was elected president of the Tyioce Volunteer Firemen's Relief as so- officers elected were: Vice presi dent, Hubert Woodring; secretary, Fred Crane, treasurer, William D Metcalfe. Sr.; trustees, Harold Shope, Edwin P. Moyer, Byron Eck'.ey; delegate to the state con ; vention. Lawrence Xowlin; aiter- . nate. Merle Garland; delegates to district convention, Roy Bonn, R. W. Haverst:ne; alternates, C. L. Hand and L. Sing'er. Rev. Dr. i Edward M. Morgan was reelected chaplan. Within a few days the presi dent and the executive committee together with A. B. Woodring, general chairman of the conven tion committee, will met to select the commitee which will make l&i i. .S m p m 1 "Greatest improvement in pianos IN THE LAST 30 Y e Q T S " Take the word of Paderewski, Hofmann, Rachmaninoff that Steinway Accelerated Action is the most notable advance in the piano in decades. Take our word and buy your Steinway XOW. All present styles will be S50 higher in the next few weeks. See hear and play the incomparable Steinway Grand, Style "3" in mahogany case at J5-55. On March 1st or sooner the new price will be S535. A small down payment and attractive payment terms thereafter. STEINWAY IS EXCLUSIVE WITH US the arrangements for the district convention which will be held in Tyrone in August. Mrs. Richard Beaston is the general chairman of the Tyrone Girl Scout carnival committee, the carnival proper to be held in the T. M. C. A. on Saturday, February Mrs. Beaston is arranging the details for the carnival anj her committee appointments will be announced within a few days The Tyrone Girl S;out organization is endeavoring to make this annual affair the best and most successful event yet held. The card party and dance will be held on Friday evening, February 5. Mrs. Charles Houck, West Twelfth street, is quarantined at her home with scarlet fever. Her sister, Mrs. James Strand, who resides in an adjoining apartment, is also ill with the same disease. Mrs. G. G. Stine, 915 Hamlin avenue, is a patient in the State hospital, Philipsburg, where she will submit to a major operation. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Westbrook, Bald Eagle avenue, are both confined to their beds suffering with pneumonia. Preston S. Moulton, headmaster ! of the Birmingham School for Girls, is in Philadelphia today where he is attending the annual j meeting and luncheon of the I Headmasters' club of that city. ! Mr. Moulton is vice president of the club for the currst.t year. B WINTER MUSIC STORE ALTOONA STEINWAY TYRONE THE INSTRUMENT OF TFS IMMORTALS WEDDINGS AURANDT OOLTABAUGH On Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the home of Dr. Warren D. Bowman, professor of psychology at Juniata college, Huntingdon, Helen Coltabaugh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Coltabaugh, of 5503 Grandview avenue, Eldorado, and Kenneth Aurandt, of Washington, D. C were united in marriage, with Dr. Bowman, a former professor of both the bride and bridegroom officiating in the presence of members of the immediate families. The service was performed by candlelight in front of the fireplace in the spacious living room of the home. The bride was attired in a traveling costume of navy with accessories to match and wore a corsage of pink tea roses. The couple was attended by Louise Maguire, classmate of the bride, and Eugene Cutler, both of this city. Miss Maguire -wore a princess style frock of coronation blue with black accessories and a corsage of Talisman roses. The bride is a graduate of the Altoona High school and Juniata college. Mr. Aurandt is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Aurandt of 1614 Third street and a graduate of the Altoona High school nnd of Dickinson college. He is a member of Theta Chi fraternity and is now employed by the Federal government in Washington, D. C. Following the ceremony the wedding party returned to the home of the bride's parents where dinner was served. Immediately after the dinner, Mr. and Mrs. Aurandt left for a motor trip through the southern states. They will be at home after February 1, at 3400 Tenth street, N. E Washington, D. C WATT BERTRAM CRESSON. Jan. 22. A pretty wedding was solemnized n hite St. Francis Xaviers Cathollo church at 7:30 o'clock yesterday morning, when Miss Myrtle Catherine Bertram, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Lewis Bertram. 511 Second street, and Fred Watt, son of Mr. George Watt, Ashville, R. D were united in marriage. Very Rev. John James Brady, pariah pastor, presided. Attendants were Miss Margaret Koons, a close friend of the bride, Sankertown, and Clair Maloney, of Ashville. The wedding dinner and reception, which immediately followed the ceremony was held at the residence of Mrs. Joseph Gibbons, 97 Cherry street, Sankertown, a sister of the bride. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Watt are spending their honeymoon In western cities and will make their future home In Pittsburg, where the bridegroom is employed. SMITH HAAS Charles Edward Smith, Jr., formerly of 60S Eighth avenue, Juniata, and now residing at 900 Columbia avenue, Palmyra, N. J., and Frances Marril Haas, of Rlverton, N. J., were united in marriage on Thursday, December 31 1936. Mrs. Smith is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clement Haas of Rlverton N. J Mr. Smith Is the son of the late Charles Edward Smith and Bertha Roberts Smith of Juniata. P.-T. A. MOVIE SHOWN A P.-T. A. movie was shown to an assembly of D. S. Keith Junior High school yesterday. Dennis Loynes was student leader. A roraUdnn In tint. JIAK8H-HARCKK'S CKRAMAltK BUT-TKHM11.K. mm 'BtKTW9lF1BSiiE9 "W.'w EatM Many Km of Brtod m Ow Lrfttimt tot W Both Agrtt Thot AtP Bnod h U Tunst Wt Hoy Evtf Tastad." Fresh Daily From A&P's Modern Bakery!! 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