Connellsville Daily Courier, December 26, 1928

Connellsville Daily Courier

December 26, 1928

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Issue date: Wednesday, December 26, 1928

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Previous edition: Monday, December 24, 1928

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Daily Courier, The (Newspaper) - December 26, 1928, Connellsville, Pennsylvania Jti dition P- 9he entire plant of the refining com- pany. A dozen, flre companies fiom "surrounding and the city of Plttsburg fought the blaze for several hours before it was under control (Fifteen other fliernen -were injured fighting the flames and _scorea of oth era endangered by explosions of gaso line and oil The dead firemen are Adolph Son- oett, SO, and Joseph Do Terro, 44. both of Stowe township Both were volunteer flre fighters Death Stalks About Many Homes During Christmas Festival By United Press, "Violent death was an uninvited gueet nt scores ot Christmis ceiebra- tions in tho United at-os A United Press ourvey todaj re- vc-aled that trnlBc accidents fires fire- works and poison liquor took a heavy toll of human llfp "With some parts of tho countn stlU MORE THAN CHRISTMAS TREIS DISPOSED dF HERE Practically All Shipped Trom .England Mountains And. Cnnadn. EIGHT PAGES. Salvation Army Gives Oat 216 Baskets Among Needy People of Region FURNISH TURKEYS, TRIMMINGS FOR WHOLE HOSPITAL STATE SOON MAY SUPPLY THE NEED tota of violent tho country hat4 ENTERS HOMES UNDER CHARm PLEA, ROBS HIS BENEFACTORS be given a IB, ot Indian Head, hearing today before Alderman J B Wallace on a charge ot" larceny He "was arrested >estor- by Chiof of 'Polios G L Grubb "within half aa houi after thefts at adjoining- homes had been repoi ted C. K Buckley 110 No ih Thtr reported losing a J55 wris vra-cb on Monday evening Yestorda Mrs Elizabeth Hrabak leiortcd vanity case small sum of money taken from "her resldenci The chief ai reeled Miller, who ad mitted the robberies He said tha he sained entrance to the houses b and picked up the article Vhlle a lunch being prepared Police say the boy haa often slop in the police station, seeking aheltu there on cold nights unhe-ard from the- d-eaths reported in reached 170 at mid morning and ther-e- every ind'catlon the figure would 200 Fires were especially prevalent In the South where Christmas U cele- brated with firecrackers and toman candles like the Fourth of July In the North Poison llquoi deaths were confined meetly to the East where nliH> recorded in Now York Citj Traffl-c and hunting accidents were ge-neral In the countn Thr-ee skaters were drowned Massacl us-ettfc the nation-wide death toll classi- fied by causes Is followti Traffic, 102 jolbou 1 quoi 12 tiro and fireworks II hunll ig accidents Jrowninge ahootlngd aJid sulcldce A now ludtistry In Pe-nnayhaila Is growing to moot the Slates de nand for 1 oOO 000 ChrlstmaB trees annually Con lellsvlllo drew in a -verj limited at this supplj but tho to Scottdalo and is to riorson forestry Department seoii the time Tho "3a vanon Artm ihn of Santa Clans on n largr Mondav Two hundied ntxtoon has j tho largest number ever glvou out from headruarters here- 's cm distributed Families in and neubj Comicllsilllo rccolvwl 121 baskets wliiUs iho jomnindor wero distributed with iho enbrar Ing Scottdale Iron Bridge Ponusvllle and homoi- along tho Sprlnrllold nlko OJilopjlo Dunbni he- Li Incnrlnga and Hiook iiilo ThlrU two baskets wero sent The Khvnnls Club donated till kov and all tho trimmings to tho Connolli Iho Armv Blood ready lo aid I n "nrt on I) W nurses and were D-irh eontnlned n wt.s-. kujulll being according to the aira a' iht all lancii hiuing bopn incHtlKUed hv Caption Prwl tleif ird ils nld'H Tho Farmers Cooper atho donated u tiunrt of rillk for cuch baskot I) wson but was lelioved of the work by the American Legion, which wan active In supplying tho needy Todav Cnptoln Holt supervised tlin distribution of IOMI and treats for the children f-om station i nt Siotldale Bvci -ion and Dimb ir Trid iv nlghi there will bo a dlHtrll utlon foi Con- nellBvllle ar-cl South onnollsvl'lo at who Aimor} A treo riona od hj Jra D "Vounkli will bo erected and il lumlna'ed with olsttilc bulbs donat- ed by tho West Penn Powei Com- Bccauso of the lllnens of Mrs Relf and noveral of tho persons who wore to have taken parl the- can ata may be dallod off Mrs Hell Is bedfast -with grip at hei home in Morton H.VC nue ILS ure tho Rolf rlilldrcn Jack Sue and Fred Captain Ileif was all but down' hlniHilf OHterdaj bu! was able to BO aboul was rolnK todtij NEWMYER LEGION POST DISTRIBUTES TWENTY BASKETS Vanderbilt Bund loo, In Spread Iner Christmas Chocr. UNIONTOWN MAN 94 RECEIVES HIS WIFE'S ESTATE OF nurses and other patients it tlio hos- pital ovn Christmas muses nnri 10 othei cmplojcs also enjoyed (he Tlio Klwanls Club also remembcicd Its HOT on patient! at tho Johnstown Hospital and foi warded randy and othoi Koodlcs to the children then- A laifco tree locited In Jie nuiues dinlngioom of. tho Connellsvillo Stale lloapllal, was boaulllully decorated Thcio wcto Individual tiees in all ot the -wards and looms Donations to tl o hospital on Christmas jncliidod Omdy Oppmans Taxi, fruit Mrs Tiod 1 ilsboo apples ira D 11 ult und candy Mr andMiB Clmrlos Bailoj Infant shlrls and blankets C T U fiult, Mis W "tt and Mull mils and prtsents Won un Cultiix Club BOXES OF CANDY GIVEN OUT AT TROTTER; CHILDREN IN PROGRAM I OVER CHRISTMAS CARDS MAILED AT P.O. Eioryono Deposited by i O'clock Monday for Local Delivery Sent Out. POSTAL FORCE HOME EARLTt Lnnsnal Cooperation by PnWic 'J hanks of Postmaster s. Hoi himna and His Staff; Some Fiinre tie-es sm ill compact for p oas'ng docoratlon The atato Derartment of Forests and TVa ore in recommending lund- owners to grow Vo-way Spruce ae u.eing both lor waiei eou- wervation and as a lucrative produc- tion ou bai pea soil The plantings should be' made witi threc-ye-ar-old trees in squa-ios six feet apart CuttiugM according, to ox- ports should bo made Iho yours after Twenty four baskets of foodstuff vnro dlstr butecl on Christmas to thi i erh families in the lit town com Milton I Niwimei Post S'o 1S of 'he American Legion it ruiwsrn ponsriMd a 1 uletlde program on Mondn} evening w hleh w carried ut around a huge treo ereclcd on tho lawn of tho Legion TIomc Aftrrwarr1 legionnaires dislributed .20 binlcpts lo tho In Dawson borough nnr i utlyiiK districlR delivering the bus 1 ets to the homes rho Aim i lea i Ltglon Communlli innd was assisted by Ihe churcheii rnd Sunday HP tools in presentation I ft a ommunlty r-hristmns lit Llbcily Pieshjlorlan Churil lit Vauilerb It Join nikcls wero ilvon to Lhi nsiody at uidtibllt Hov Crawford Coultc delivered ill uidroBB on hrlBtnu s tn mcnt or the vostage bv the ad- ilreswe Approximately 150 tarda without postage were adrTes-sed for polntj the city Notices been sent to to si pply the necessary postage Superintendent Hyatt aald that this was an unusual, ly unrall number considering- the vol- ume ot many thousands ot Christmas greeting cards mailed ThH la an In- tU-ation that greater care is taken in ho preparation of maillnt bj the senders than, in cwvlous Thi -employe of the Cnnnollsvlllo fBc-e were enabled to got to their homfi Monday Ropublh is In a serious condition porch and lawns Xtse bulbs In place ot the old- made possible Illuminat- _________erected vtud would it otherwise impossible C'Margv. "with --ecfclees ot Scoltualo was Mayf lait evening He uwlei- ball by the fni will appear this Aid J E. "Wai- Carols at Hospital A double quartet of the eouue-lK- Ulle Mate Choriib wenf to the Cou- neHsvllle State Hoepttal Mondav ninB a.nd spent a half hour singing Chi litmus carols Fred Thomson, Screen Star, Dies After Operation HOLLYWOOD Cttl Use K ed Thomson noted stai ofwcstein fllnm died today at the Queen ol Anteli Hospital Ho underwent an opemtioii lust week toi gallstones III Sunltiiiluill. Ollletl n 10 me. well-known JUDGE GARY'S ESTATE VALUED AT 13 MILLIONS 1 ORK Occ iipprnihal of tie estate of Iho lato ludgo Ulbeit H hoiul ot tho United btate St ol Coipoiatifjn lit his oath Aup-imt IB places HB net at lil 072 .b ho appialsal was I uido Toi Iho York-Htato tax commission and wad based 01 HKUIOH prepared by Ihe New Ti ust Companj muiiii-ginv, ox cutoi and li UBtoc or tl o Ouiy eslilo Hla renllj lioUHngH Including Ills Ito icie ostato at Jo] icho N Y vul- neii at Gioua value of poi- soi al jiroporty was estimated at 700 061 of which icplc- sontod inoceeilb tiom iho unction snlo ot Hie nit collection I he I uBt company lias appiovod debt clalmi against the cUato 178 07J 01 .lira to stop and It was necoHHaiy to lire a couple of shots into tile an to frighten him flhomus Jackson also olorcd was a PIISB Ing W II MclSfhiii tin Kuecebsol of. Mi Dm p- til thcr oUle ib lie in NDW YORK Babe De.-id. Dei 21 bubj NEW FLU By United WASHINGTON, Dec 26 an estimated numbei of IMW eases in lowu IS statos icported to the United Stales Public HeaKh Scrv. lie of more than boy LI edited with healing the fathei-' cases of Influenza for tho week ending d lughtor breij-i in one ot Amoricis Decemlxi a On the basis ot past experience the seivico miniated today that there had been actually moio Uiau 420000 new- cases in the icpoiting territory dur- ing thu The lepoit bhowod the epidemic wnt. aci mlly increasing in the Mid- West tnieadlujf but dying In the West ror the week ending Deeembei Iho sei vice had stlmat- cd ihi'ii wi'ie cises. An aui mobile blol of K K KI.IUH i omo turn duiliiK I nt rovf-ied llits nioiniiu in hi In iHliu-e .1 "H _' .inH pioi i Iho gar in load night w is re It w i-, lotaled n 1 i inkliii ave mobt talked of tomantes is dead "Wlithout warning Jl-dayolil Irving Beilin Jr died ot t heait attack euny yeste-idiy bin SOUL. w. liter fathoi cinn his inothe the ionrer Wlleii Mackaj slept Mounting re- pltced tho antleii) iled eolebiatlou around tho Berlin Chrlhtmas tifi Pew i illera wire t c ce ved bu' among them w u, ClutiK-c Mackaj of tho Postal lilegiaph Comiiiny, the f uh( i who jn uticdly M