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   Wellsboro Agitator, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1938, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania                               VOL. 11. THE AGITATOR, WELLSBORO, PA., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 1938. WHOLE NO., THE PENN-WELLS HAD GOOD YEAR Substantial Increase in Business Shown Over Previous Year To In- stall Laundry Equip- ment. The annual report to the stock- holders of the Wellsboro Hotel Company, owners of the Penn- Wells Hotel, was presented by the board of directors at a dinner meeting Thursday about 50 attending. The president, C. E. Bennett, outlined the report, explaining some points more in detail, and stated that the future of the hotel looks bright. The latest type laundry equipment is to be install- ed in the basement of the hotel in order to save money on this large item of expense. It was also decided to erect more road signs advertising the hotel. The following directors were elected: H. E. Webster, C. E. Ben- nett, George H. Dusinberre, Elmer Carson, C. H. Harkness, L. A. Woodin, 0. S. Smith, M. A. Kentch, George Harrison. The year 1937 showed a gross increase in income of about 34 per cent. The physical condition of the hotel is now much better than at any time during the past few years. Most of the rooms h.ive been redeccrated, window shades and curtains have been replaced where necessary, new fixtures with outlets for electiic razors have been installed over all lavatories, a convenience that is almost de- manded at the present time Several new items of equipment have been purchased during the year, including mechanical equip- ment for the kitchen, banquet tableb and chairs, new lobby lamps, etc. New furniture, to re- place that in the lobby which has been in use since the hotel opened, BURNS CAUSED DEATH OF CHILD Verna Roby, of Wells- boro, Victim of Tragic Accident at Grade School. Verna Roby, six-year-old daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Roby, of Wellsboro, died at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the Blossburg hospital as the result of burns suf- fered Wednesday afternoon when her dress caught fire as she passed an open gas stove in the teachers' lunch room of the grade school building. She was a pupil of Mrs. Nettie Williams. She was burned over the major portion of her body. A teacher, Miss Enola Corwin, who extin- guished the flames, is receiving treatment at the Wellsboro Hos- pital for burns on her hands. On entering the room the ".hild passed between a chair ho ding another child's wet clothes and the gas stove. When Miss Julia Strait, who was in the room, at- tempted to reach the child, she broke away, frightened. Miss Enola Corwin caught her in the corridor and extinguished the flames. Besides her parents Verna is survived by two brothers, Paul and James, and two sisters, Jean and Yvonne. Mr. Roby is Com- mander of W. Earle Champaign Post, the American Legion. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon at the Evans Funeral Home, Rev. C. W. Sheriff, pastor of the First Baptist church, offici- ating; burial in the West Branch cemetery. NOTED WOMAN TO SPEAK HERE Mrs. Mary T. Denman to Address Wellsboro Service Clubs. Invitations have been issued by the Wellsboro Business and Pro- fessional Women's Club to the of- ficers and members of the various organizations of Wellsboro to at- tend their Public Relations dinner at the Penn-Wells Hotel'Monday, March 21. The speaker will be Mrs, Mary T. Denman, of Latrobe, Pa., chair- NEW EQUIPMENT FORARCADIA Film Fire Saturday Night Uvdi Lit UoC atiiuc .in. w_f has been ordered. This improvement will add a great deal to the arriving guest's first impression of the hoteL It is interesting to note One Proj tor Fire Confined Booth. Nearly worth of pro during 1937 every room in the equipment was destroyed tel was occupied on seven night at the Arcadia Tl sions, -making it necessary to when the film caught fire possible guests as far as close of the last showing of for Confinefl'to the firepi In order to further bring room, the fire did hotel up to its proper damage and all took p there, are stilL several items the audience was leaving equipment which should be at the conclusion of placed or renewed in show, unaware of the oc Among these is carpeting for front stairs, some additional kitchen equipment, a few Woodin explained small film fires are not unusua tresses and other odds and ends. The carpeting of the third flocr hall is also not in keeping with the rest of the hotel. It is advisable that aditional highway signs be placed this year. This -will probably entail an expense of approximately but with the increased traffic being brought to this locality through the efforts of the Pennsylvania State Publicity Commission and the Wellsboro Chamber of Commerce, the Penn-Wells should strive to secure as much of this business as and that many o  for several weeks a commercial purchased from any member of j student has gone to the Chamber the High School team "Wells boro. Tickets for adults are 30 cents and for students 20 cents. The proceeds of the game will be used tc> buy a trophy for ftc 0f Commeice office to spend the entire day acting as stenographer. ir addition to this service some Of the students report each Friday morning to the Public Health Robert Holland, or Mansfield, ac- companist to Mrs. Benson. Mr. Lofgren was a pupil of Paul Stoeving, distinguished violin vir- team, which, in the opinion of the I Clinic conducted by Dr. Rowland, League officials, has shown the I where they assist in the stenogra- best sportsmanship during the1 phje work. season. Perhaps individual awaid-s' jn this way the Wellsboio corn- will be given! to the contestants of rnereial students gain valuab'c these two games, and if enough 1 practice and at the same tims are money is made a banquet also wil 1 Of real service to their community. master teacher and compos- be some noted basket- Students that have participated in this work are: Luella Bowen, Elizabeth Brewer, Elizabeth er. Before entering his present Un coadj ag speaker- situation, in which he is concerned Weilsbolo basketball ians, ftis with teaching and orchestral con- Jagt opportunitv to see this B tfc Brooks, Dorothy Brown, ducting, Mr. Lofgren was violin J 1 instructor and assistant to Mr. Stoeving at the New York School of Music and Arts. At Mansfield, his work will include the playing of two compositions and an ar- rangement of his own. While a master pupil and later assistant teacher with Paul Stoev- ing (at New York School of Musi and Art) champions in action. For Charles Hollenbeck, Robert Keck, some of them it will be their last Kennedy, Ruth Knapp. Mar- appearance on the High School'i? Kreisler, Jean Morap, Leona court. Come up and show them Mosher, Olive Helen Till- that you appreciate their effoits in pert, Elsie Thilo, GeGraJdme Van- giving you a real basketball team.' turia, Amy Weller. Ella Hel- -----------M----------- en P. Wilson. MRS. FRANCES TOBIAS. I The of Literatu-e Mrs. Frances Tobias, aged SI j for 1937 and 08 has been very in- died Wednesday at the teresting. We are the tex4-, daughter, Mrs. and Poetry of a ress. Mr. Lofgren was founder j and conductor of the Wellsboro iwas born in Hornell, December 1, CU11UUCLUJ. UJ. -I Dec Symphony Orchetra and is Icnown as a violin soleist teacher in this vicinity. The program will be: j i She is survived by her daugh- dllU r _ 4 _ _, _ ter; M sistov .of Hornell; E." A. Boynton, five grandchildren, Prof. Chattertqn Gave In teresting Address American Literature. Prof. Irving T. Chatterton, structor in oral expression Alltssrro vivace, allegretto quillo, allegro animate; Refrain Kreisler; Schon Rosma-j rin, Kreisler; Liebsfreud, Kreisler. on G String, Arthur in- ?t Mansfield Teachers College, dis- cused American literature and songs at the meeting of the Wells- boro Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, at Mansfield Saturday. Mansfield College students illus- trated the talk by presenting three songs. Mrs. Mary Rose acted as chair- man of arrangements, assisted by Mrs. H. J. Van Norman, Mrs. L. B. Shaw, Mrs. Paul Davis, Mrs. Wade W. Judge, Mrs. Samuel Bedrosian, Mi'ss Blanche Ross, Mrs. Peter Ab- rams, Mrs. J. E. Williamson, and Mrs. Lillian McKinney, of Mans- field. It was announced that the Chap- ter will hear a talk on x. at and Richard Castle, of Hor- and two great-grandchildren. The funeral was held Saturday, Lofgren; Fantasie in A Arthur Lofgren. As the culminating item on its. AMERICA FACES CHALLENGE current auditorium artists course, Mansfield Teachers College has the honor of "announcing a lecture fay Hon. Gerald P. Nye, United States Senator from North Dakota, to be Rev. C. W. Sheriff Ad- __ A I m dressed Rotary On World Conditions. new Literature book. At present we are studying poetry. Miss Fischler has helped to make our literature class very' interesting by allowing us to do a greatf deal of our work together in class. "Batters Up'' the official motion j picture of the American League Baseball Clubs and tKe Fisher I Body Division of General Motors I was shown in assembly Monday by Mr. Davidson. This pictuie is a interesting one leveals many fine points of the game. It was shown again at n p. m Wed- nesday in older that athletic coaches of the countv and the oth- er baseball fans might see it. given Friday evening, April with "Neutrality and Experience" as the topic. FIVE MEETINGS FOR COMING WEEK Home Economics Meet- ings Are Scheduled for the Week as Follows: Wednesday, March a Miss Mae Wught, daughter of Club Mr- and Mrs- Conlev Wright, cf I Elinira, and Oswald Button, son 'of Mr. and Mis. Ltroy Button, of Rev. C. W. Sheriff 25 t Lawrencoville, were man led Fri- merabefs of the Rotaiy Club and j Jay at p. in., at the bride's home, guests, Gus M. Stimctz, of Har-, by Rev. L. E. Otter, of the Ri.-er- risburg, and Hairy Newton, M. E, church of Elmiia. Their attendants were Miss Florence Manchester and Richard Bates, of Elmira. The bride '.Galeton, at the Fenn-Wells Hotel Thursday. Geoige Young welcomed as a ntw member. Rev. Mr. Sheriff's talk was on powder blue ciepo and a ooisaga "International or Which of whit.1 roses and sweet peas. Way The world war was fought "to make the woild safe for sauI Mi. The bridesmaid wore old rose crepe and a cci.-aue of tea roses and sweet peas. Mr, and wth te Hfe of nne ut- m, me oi Anne a witch during the early v. nt lobs Corners daysat Salem, Mass., at a meeting tiess at J obs the Music Educators National Cor- at Wellsboro, April 9. The talk ference at St. Louis, Mo., the week which they were riding plunged of March 27. Route 6, near the The National Orchestra is made i Ernest Davis residence, up of 250 outstanding student] Kelly received severe cuts about musicians selected from the high I the scalp and face and body schools of the nation, and it is a bruises. Bubacz sustained a cut distinct honor to the student and ovei the left eye and body bruises, to his school to be selected a? one j about 10 o'clock when the car in will be given by Mrs. H. J. Van Thuisda> Curtains and Draperies" Sheriff, after which ho outlined Button v. Ill reside at thoii home; Summit, home of Mrs. i events that have occmred Mnce, on tnii River Road, Flat-. n m "Buying a Mat- them, Hitler taking over Geimany, p.m., Buying a Burdette W. Mais-h. s-on of Mr. and Claude MaitK ot "Becoming Clothes" at Cherryflats Mussolini of Italy, Stalin of Ru.v 1_1 p. m. t sia, Japan's effort? to take China. Norman, of Mansfield. neer'.s office. been appointed assistant superin- gan state novice lightweight box- temient of highways in Tioga (ing championship, cffectne today. Mr. Lugg I About a year ago he went to has txcn an in the enpi-l Pontiac and obtained a job at the veering department, working out j General Motors Truck plant. He of the Wilhamsport District Enji- became acquainted with Paul Spa ven. Elks' boxing coach and was induced to try out for the team Spotting the possibilities in Shoemaker, Spaven concentrated iton him and after two months of j hard work ho his protege come U rough with flying (olors. With another year of experience, he shuld bo able to compote for tho t.lle in the open division. TO OPEN STORE HERE SEVERAL-CABINS TO Howard Hanson, who conducted, the Pennsylvania All-State Oiches- tra in Wellsboro. Charles Carpenter is a pupil of Arthur Lofgren of WelKboro, Mr. jOn West Avenue----Expe Lofgren himself being a master i to Address Council On home of Mrs. Parsons. Friday, March p. m.. j "Making: Dresses" at Osceola, at Miss Ruthadele "nm.c "J daughter of Dr. and Mrs. J. E., ''a Williamson, of Mangold, and H., Refimshmg Furniture H. Burrell, of Buenos Aiies, Ar-1 gentina, were mained February Rio de Janerio, Brazil, by r. i Dr. Harris, a former pastor of the i EC. church The war in Spam i-, just a between Communism and the die- and Ruth A. UaM-. daughter tatorship of what the olheis Of Claude Da% K. wurc- mniried at Mai-h b' Justice of tho Peace Frank K Drm-. Jr.. Feb. Thursday. March ".0 p. m. fit in Elmira. stand for. America faces the greatest challenge in its hMoij today. Mr. Sheriff a l.iiii- er Navy and air foice ami :i con- scientious use of tho ballot box to save Ameiica foi the constitution- al rights of the people- ar-d a _chanc_e to live in a free from "JMIT." and dictatof- ship 1938 FISHING LICENSES. The n-h'.nsr In --n v- FRANK O. FORD. C01 oner M. E. Ho. pupil and formerly assistant teach-1 er 1o Paul Stoeving at the New! York School of Music and Arts. New Plumbing Inspec- tion Law. The bndc worp grey MIK msrqui- rKANix rw sette with slip banded with I Mrs. Grace Campbell, of _ H) Coioncr M. E. shades, a picture hat of pray and Austin sheet, WolKboio. du-d Sat- yan_ xel I learned unlay morning about o'clock af 'tujc bj hanRlnK Several functions wore, tor a long illnev. at the Fiank O r 
                            

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