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Chester Times (Newspaper) - October 29, 1946, Chester, Pennsylvania DREXEL HILL MAN HURT IN ACCIDENT R. Fortin, 42, of Windsor ave- nue, near Lansdowne, Drexel Hill, a hauling contractor, was injured on Monday when his car collided TAYLOR HOSPITAL ACCIDENT REPORT Louise Soprano, four, of 711 Dela- ware avenue, Norwood, was admitted to Taylor Hospital on Monday for X-ray.s after having her arm caught another on Ridge pike five iin_a clothes wringer. iles west of Norriscown. He was admitted to Montgomery "County Hospital with cuts of the head and knee and possible chest injuries. SWING PIANO Ltarn Swing PUno Plajint the quick and easy Chrlstenson way. Harmonize popular tunes with professional bass and breaks. Send or call for free folder MRS. WILLIAM BRANTNER 1C W. Jefferson St. Phone Media Ronald Aster, four, of 425 Hillside avenue, Ridley Park, received treat- th LET CONTRACT FOR REPAIRS TO WATTS SCHOOL The contract for plumbing and suffered ventilation repairs to the Walls Catherine Hoyt, 12, of 502 Eighih avenue, Fotsom, bitten on the left leg by a dog and treated at the hospital. Wendell Arnold, 22. of 1012 Scnonl street, Darby, a workman with the Stone and Webster Construction Company, Sharon Hill, stepped into a hole yesterday while carrying a load of bricks. Suffering a groin in- jury, he was admitted to the hospital. CUTIES FOOTBALL RegUured 0. a. Patent By E. Simms Campbell OI'KN Fill I) AY UNTIL 9 SATURDAY UNTIL, 6 School, Fourth and Edwards street, was awarded to Turner Plumbing Company at the regular Monday night meeting of the Chester School Board. This bid, the only one submitted for the work, was held over from last week's special meeting until it could be learned whether the amount the cost of equip- ment as well as installation. Norman McKeever. chairman of the building committee, reported that the Turner bid included 21 pieces of additional equipment plus ventilators and fans. The directors then accepted the bid- The contract for general repairs was z> warded last week to Jesse A. Marselles Company, general contracting firm which erected the Washington and Clayton school annexes. Raymond G. Yeick was hired as a vocational teacher at Chester High school at a salary of He will begin his work Nov. 1 and will suc- ceed David Congleton, who resigned recently. Mrs. Mildred Hartzell was elected as a substitute for the elementary schools to begin Nov. 1 at a salary of a day. It was reported that Mrs. Harlzell has been teach- ing regularly since September and will continue to do so during the entire school year because of the shortage of certified elementary :eachers. James Vermeychuk was appointed assistant football coach at Chester High School at a salary of S100 for the balance of the season. His ap- pointment, was recommened by the teachers' committee when it was learned 146 boys at Chester High want to play football and don't have a coach, Chairman McKeever reported. McKeever also stated that if the situation continues next year, the board will elect Vermey- chuk as an assistant coach at the SPROUL COLLEGE HAS 150 STUDENTS Sproul college foi- two others, both In Phila- delphia, opened for freshman classes on Monday, with more than 1300 students, ot which 90 per cent are ex-servicemen. Dr. Charles A. Ford, co-ordinator for Area One, Pennsylvania Area College Centers, with headquarters at 1953 North Brosid -.reel, Phila- delphia, said that he expected ihe totiil enrollment to reach 18" or more before Nov. date for registration. Rittenhouse College, with classes In the former Fleisher Vocational School, Thirteenth and Green streets, and Martin in honor of the casses in Olney High School, each lad about 600 students as classes pened on Monday. At Sproul College, located in Chester High School, some 150 huve igned up. It is pointed out th.it credits from these colleges will be xcceptable to all universities In this CHESTER (PA.) TIMES TUESDAY, OCTOBER M, BICHTS liVSEKVCO "I KNOW these colors aren't' our team, but blue and becomes pold FRIENDS LIST NOVEMBER EVENTS The Providence friends calendar for November 1946 will be as follows: Nov. 1, 2 and 3, Philadelphia gen- eral meeting of the Religious So- ciety of Friends: Nov. 4, monthly meeting at the Providence Meeting House. Media, at 7.45 p, in.; Nov. 17, meeting of the overseers at the home of Alice Fussell at 9.45 a. m.. Nov. 24, Richard McFreeley, head- master at the Friends Central school, Philadelphia, speaking at the Provi- ence Friends Meeting House. Me- la, at 7 45. His theme will be "Spirit- ml Life and Religious Nurture of Children." The members of the sewing group or the American Friends .service ommlttec meets every Wednesday at he home of Alice Pussell on East Jefferson street, Media from 10 to 3 o'clock. CAP SEEKING MORE MEMBERS Civilian Air Patrol, Squadron 12, of Delaware County, meets every Tuesday night at at Buckman Field. Arnold L. McNeal, of Green Ridge, Ls commander of the squad- ron. The CAP is an auxiliary of the U. S. Army Air Forces, and is making a drive for cadets and seniors. Old and new members are urged to attend the weekly meetings. Lt. Bert Good- man, of Fifth and Penn streets, Is a recruiting officer for the CAP. 'The mourning dove gets its name from Its mournful call. US MOTHPROOF CLOTHES CLOSETS WITH "CEDARSEAL" a lifetime more efficient than n cedar closet. Guaranteed Ksllmatcs. C. B. LAWTON IMione Swarthmore 0224 plot of ground ai Fourth and Thur- low streets owned by Frederick M. Bowers and H. H. Ward. The city already has given its approval. The school district will be given against unpaid taxes from 1933 to 1946. A delegate from the Chester High School Mothers' Club was given a beeinning of the school vear at b-v Properly Chairman F.d- salarv I ward A. Parry that the clubs re- President Frank G. Andrews con-lcluesl-s for repairs will all be ducted the meeting which was at- covered to a degree and, it is hoped. tended by all directors. Bills ap- proved for payment included 384.53 for the veterans' training program, for the cafeteria fund, and for the school district. Doris Daltpn, 11 Plaza, Marcus Hook, was hired as clerical assist- ant for the Chester Evening School at SI an hour. The School Board agreed to enier In a petition with the city and county to compromise taxes on a itEASY CREDIT BROKEN PLATES KfPAfRED Vthik %u Wait! DR.M.H.SALTZ 616 EDGMONT AVE Deeded there are no finer diamond than those, you find at Boubert's When you present her with a Roubert diamond she knows that you thought of her in the terms of what is finest. A Roubert diamond is a flawless gem more brilliant and fiery more beautiful in every way it's quality in the highest degree yet costs no more than an ordinary diamond. Our divided charge plan makes buying easy just pay a little each month NO extra charge for this convenience. before January. Plastering of l.hc assembly hall already has been com- pleted, but painting cannot be clone until there is no school so scaffolding can be erected. Lighting changes being studied. For the vocational committee, (he some lumber and electrical material from federal government surplus nt a cost of Dr. Lewis Dranov was named to the dental examing stall" of. the school district, and the resignation of Dr. Martin B. Sejda as an examining physician was accepted. Mrs. Catherine B. Laws, principal of Washington School, was given leave to attend the Pennsylvania State Elementary Curriculum Con- ference at Philadelphia, Nov. G. The directors approved a request from Cheyney State Teachers' College to send students teachers for observa- tion and student teaching to the in- dustrial arts and home economics departments at Douglass Junior High. The board approved a course In machine and tool design to be offered ay the Pennsylvania State College Extension Program in Chester. The salary of Dr. Catherine, E. Geary, supervisor of elementary education and curriculum, was in- creased from to S4300 a year beginning with the school year 1946- 47. Payment was approved by the di- rectors for these bills: C. E. Williams, SQ22.97 for Clayton School, and S1148.80 for Washington; J. M. Blew, for Washington and S3G4.80 for Clayton. A request from the Chester Com- munity Concert Association for use of Smedley auditorium was approved for two weeknight concerts but not for a Sunday concert. The associa- tion will be notified that the school code requires Sunday programs must be approved by the Depart- ment of Public Instruction, Harris- burg, before local approval can be given. The dates requested were Dec. 1, Jan. 7 and Feb. 17. Superintendent F. Herman was given permission to close the schools for part of Armistice Day, Nov. II. so the students may parti- cipate in the local parade and ob- servance. The superintendent reported on the annual report of the Socia! Studies Revision Committee and commended the committee for its work. He said it is hoped to com- plete the work by June so the pro- gram can be put into effect in its entirety .by September 1947. LOSES TROUSERS, MONEY, IN SLEEP Doy lest own Lederer, Bucks County rondstand owner, was an embarrassed man and 'for good reason. While he slept in them, a thief removed his trousers and nuide away with them. With the panUs went and a watch. Police have charged Charles Sfhoenberger] 05. of Bethlehem, with the theft. VISITS BROTHER'S CRAVE IN BELGIUM Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Niedeniter 301 Mohawk avenue, Norwood, have received word from their dnughtc Helen, stationed in Paris a-s n sec retsu-y. that she recently made a trip to her brother's grave. Harold G. Niederriter, n trooper, was killed Jan. 3. 1945, in the Batlle of the Bulge, nnri is bu- ried in Belgium. After her 12-hour trip from Paris. Miss Nk-derriicr sent .sonic pictures of his grove to her parents. She said he Is buried in a cemetery of American soldiers' graves, which aro beauti- fully kept. DENTISTRY Only the shell of (he crown of some baby teelh falls out of a child's mouth, while the root is absorbed. This is true o( the rentrnl milk In- cisors, which generally fall out. dur- Under New Management THK CHESTER PLAZA GARAGE DM roncoril Uaarl General Repairing and overhauls Knclory Trained on Fluid IHIvr V. MACKKKT, I'rop. van RODEN AT KNOB SOCIAL CLUB Judge Edward Jxiroy van Roden j will be the guest speaker at the din- ner of the Knob Social Club of Lennl on Saturday night, Nov. 2. The affair is in honor of the numerous members of the club who j served in the war and have returned home. It will be held in the parish house of St. Francis de Sales Church, Lenni. Judge van Roden, who saw service in the war. will speak on conditions in Germany as he observed them, during hostilities and afterward. voO VO MRS. KAPLAN TO HEAD SEAL SALES Mrs. Rae M. Kaplan will head the. 1946 Christmas Seal Sales Commit- tee in Che-ster. it was announced today by Mrs. G. G. Levering. i county Christmas Seal education director. Mrs. Levering stressed that the success of the campaign will depend upon the work of the local commit- tees. and thai the local chairman needs volunteer workers to assist her. The sale opens November 25 and will continue until Christmas. 620 EDGMONT AVENUE Special Numbers Asked For Spot, the superstitious hound, had better .vorfc fa.st if he wants a lucky number on his license. The county's Treasurer's of- fice, dog licence division, an- nounced yesterday that special numbers would be reserved only if the reque-st, accompanied by the full payment of the fee, is made by December 20. "We are happy to continue the privilege of reserving special the notice, read a meeting of the County Commis- sioners, revealed. "What difference dots it make? Dogs can't read." Com- missioner C. L. Conner com- mented. "I'm astounded to think that some trivial thing like that i.s goin? on." According to the records in the dog license bureau, there are some 150 owners request special numbers for their canine com- panions. SALE; BEGINS WEDNESDAY MORNING Boys' Clothing Sale of Longie Suits Leisure Suits for Junior Boys Preps Cadets reduced to Now is the time to get that suit for your boyl Rodgers boys store goes all out to bring you the greatest saving years All new styles All new fabrics m Look at these terrific values! JR. BOYS ALL WOOL LONGIE SUITS Knicker suits and 2 tone leisure suit. Smartly styled, per- fectly tailored tweeds, herringbones and plaids. Values to 16.95. CADET LONGIE 2 tone leisure suits and husky longie suits in neat plaids, checks and diagonal weaves. Husky sizes 10 to 16. Values to 21.50. ALL WOOL 2 TONE LEISURE SUITS Covert leisure suits and single or double breasted longie suits tailored like Dads. New plaids, checks and tweeds. Values to 29.95. Sizes 5 to 12 Sizes 8 to 16 Sizes 10 to 20 100% Wool Camel Students Sport Jackets Sizes 12 to 20
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