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Charleroi Mail, The (Newspaper) - February 8, 1950, Charleroi, Pennsylvania1 Good evening they say the exclamation Point is being discarded because people Aren t surprised at anything those Days. The Charleroi mail established june Nineteen Hundred the weather some cloudiness and not quite As cold tonight. Thursday Cloudy with slowly rising temperatures. Volume 208 Washington february 8. 1950 five cents operators to _ j steel workers give miners Check Money for needy families in wage struggle Check sent by Cio president Philip Murray who appeals to All local of steel Union to make donations executive Board authorizes action feb. The Cio United steelworkers today sent a Check for to John l. Lewis United mine workers assist the needy miners and their families in their struggle against the Coal the Check was sent by Philip Mur Cio and us and was made out to John Secretary treasurer of the ump. At the same time Murray appealed to All locals of the steel Union to make contributions to the miners. Murray said his action was authorized by a Telegraph vote of the us executive Board. In a letter to Murray said he trusted the contributions be helpful in bringing ultimate Victory to the United mine. Workers of it was Murray s second offer of Aid to the miners. Last in reply to an offer of assistance from Lewis to Murray s then striking Murray proposed a common defense fund of ail unions to Aid strikers. At that time Murray did not Back his offer with n in his Appeal to the us Mem Murray asked that their contributions be tit i Nori. Ambulance fund gifts repair major sewer break at seventh Street department workers were Rushing repairs to a sanitary sewer at seventh Street and Lincoln ave nue today after a major Cave in yesterday. Commissioner Ralph Arrigo said any Luck the repair should be finished the a 12-Inrfi main serv ing All of seventh Street Hill Sec let go yesterday morning. Only alertness of prevented a traffic Accident. Barricades hastily thrown up and work started. First task of the Street depart ment Force was removal of six joints of pipe. Service was not because a wooden trough Way was tet up and by passed the break. Today new pipe was being cradled in Concrete to prevent re occurrence on this heavily travelled Corner. Traffic barricades were set up on seventh Street and at near the break. By Nightfall the ment s hould be Pittsburgh steel conserving fuel Normal up to current order continued at Nessen and Allenport i lands of Pittsburgh steel company today. The fuel situation was admitted serious hut not crippling. Coke works production was Cut 70 the most severe Cut Hack. Are conserving Coal but can not say our situation has reached a crucial stage this far. One third of our Reserve an official stated. Developments the National scene were Heing closely watched. Bridge plans in Charleroi achieved another goal today when the fire department re ported in its ambulance fund finale. A ago the firemen asked citizens to contribute toward the Purchase of its s. Park Way ambulance. To one was solicited. The firemen explained that the ambulance was in their keeping for free service to All and sundry. This is the in spouse. Charleroi has come 1hru again. Thank you. Rodgers heirs 50.00 employees of Charleroi Monesson Hospital 25.00 or. F. X. Parent l 5.00 or. Stanley l. Scott 10.00 or. Charles ii. Rosenbloom 5.00 or. Mrs. Harry in memory of Dan or. Mrs. John b. Colvin 5.00 Harry Frye 5.00 mrs. Julia Pishny 2.00 or. Mrs. George w. Fiori 5.00 or. Mrs. Martin Kuklish 5.00 or. Mrs. Eugene r. Coven 5.00 Robert Roy 2.00 Mildred Small 2.00 Karl a Tollman 5.00 mrs. James t. Hogan 5.00 or. Mis. Louis e. Gansler 5.00 Ronnie Kiefer 3.00 Elizabeth Smith 5.00 or. Mrs. Tony Barr 2.00 or. Mrs. Vincent Palvino 5.00 Janice l Ward 2.00 Anna 0. South 5.00 or. Mrs. L. B. Robertson 10.00 w. E. Mcfall 5.00 in memory of Johnnie Vegso 11.00 Paul Krichtyak. 2.00 or. Mrs. Harvey Adams 5.00 Leroy Mcclung family 5.00 Earnest workers class presbyterian Church 10.00 perseverance class Presby Terian Church 10.00 Rene i tour 5.00 or. Mrs. Perry untied 5.00 or. Mrs. Clinton Cooper 5.00 mrs. Robert Ward 1.00 Howard Wilson mrs. Win. Pancoast 5.00 Butch province 1.00 Daryl Joann province 1.00 in memory of Bobby province 2.00 John sue 3.00 or. Mrs. John w. Nandor and daughter Betty 10.00 or. Mrs. Axel j. Roos 6.00 Gertrude Wright 5.00 Jesse Waggoner 5.00 Rudolph Mucha 5.00 or. Mrs. Frank Welch 2.00 Zeta Nickoson 3.00 to i nor 2. Column toll Highway feb. The Public Utility commission to Day approved of the Pennsyl Vania Turnpike commission to build a Bridge on the Western Extension of the toll Highway in North Hunt Ingdon Westmoreland county. The Span will overpass township Load g1755 and a West pc i rail ways track. The Puc ordered construction of the Bridge to be completed by next september10. Annette Glass punt closed since summer to open feb. Jeannette Plant of the Amer ican window Glass closed since last will reopen Early next the company disclosed today. Approximately 750 workers will be Lecal cd. Repairs to the started in Are nearly the company and fires Are being lighted. West Peon Power co. Not alarmed As news reports Fram Washington grew More gloomy today in the nation s Coal West Penn Power co. Officials declared they concerned but not alarmed at the to Mitchell Plant at entirely dependent on Valley Coal was Mill in so far As stocks Are concerned. Springdale s reserves were Short but being bulk asked. Ark u going Optimist Talent Turner Fob. 24. Card party sponsored by Goodwill thurs february eagles 8 p. M. Admission 35c. For your Valentine party we have a Complete line of heart French in pcs and Weaver s Fine candles. Special Dis count to churches. Gyur pern s Quality bakery. 20710 transport with twelve aboard lost in Alaska y. Feb. S. And Canadian airmen today searched for Ali of their com missing aboard a c-47 trans port that disappeared while Hunting for a c-51 lost 13 Days ago with 44 Pei sons aboard. The Royal Canadian air Force ordered planes into the air at Dawn to investigates of signals heard the length of the Pacific coast. The missing1 an american air Force took off at noon yesterday with a Crew of five and seven observers along wit i other planes the1 search. H was reported overdue last night. The c-17 had come Here from Eielson air base at fail to join the search which was intensified after the code signals were the signals were picked up by list ening from to Calif. The origin was plotted to be 100 Miles North of de fever Al Hundred Miles South and East of Here. The signals came in and again last Craf operations Headquarters reported. I nor Monessen Council studies finances for town parking feb. 8. City Council Here was handed the problem of helping the municipal authority find Money to finance parking improvements in the City. Councilman David a. Canova presiding in the place of vacationing mayor Hugo j. Four Council men heard vice chairman 0. F. Pannabaker present parking and sewage disposal problems facing the authority. Pannabaker was acting in place of vacationing authority chairman Rev. Owen j. Kirk. Pannabaker told the members Council that the Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Lias agreed to let the City have More parking space near its freight depot. This Pannabaker is conditioned up on the Purchase of the Railroad owned City terminal by the authority on the City and payment for the re Moval of facilities from the freight Yard. He said Railroad has not yet agreed to move its freight station now located is the Corner of fourth Street and Donner Avenue. This mat Ter is still under consideration by Railroad Pannabaker added. To i like 3. Gar struck by hit run machine Joseph a. R. D. No. Reported to state police at Belle vim non substation last night that a hit and run Driver sideswiped his car in Fayette City. The left Sidt of Cindric s car was damaged considerably As he drove upriver. The approaching car continued Down River. Cindric was unhurt but he stopped and picked up evidence which was turned Over to authorities. The escape artist has 24 hours to report the Case before a run Down will be made by troopers. Census takers test data for jobs explained applicants for employment As enumerators for the 17th decennial census in and adjoining area will be required to pass Oral and written tests to demonstrate their ability for the it was announced by Frank j. District supervisor Here for the United states Bureau of the census. The tests will indicate Whitti applicants can Best comprehend and follow the detailed and exacting written and Oral instructions Given to As they train for their assignment. Persons employed As enumerators for the census in the Washington Lurcene county District will earn per supervisor office is located at the Clark school a building. 1070 Jefferson ave stated. The enumerators will be for period of from two to four weeks. They will be expected to Complete their within a limited period of time without regard to the customary number of hours worked each Day or week. Evening work will be necessary in order to to i Wirf . Wyand to speak before . Meeting or. C. S. Assistant to the president of Pennsylvania state col will be the speaker at a Char Leroi chamber of Commerce dinner meeting tuesday night. March president Harold r. Humphries announced today. Preliminary plans for the Dinne 1 meeting was made at the february meeting of the chamber s Hoard of directors last hemp fires said. Or. One of the co authors of a handbook on Community develop will outline methods of con ducting a civic a project which president Humphries Hopes to inaugurate shortly after dinner meeting. The residents of Charleroi s Bor Ough Council and school the master of the Fallowfield township Grange and any county commissioner who elected from the Charleroi area will be asked to become sex of to i Ner mighty mo1 leaves under new command feb. The uss Missouri shoved off on sea trials minus the Man who commanded her when she jammed or. A Hampton Road mud Bank. Capt. William d. Brown was beached by a naval inquiry Board at tempting to fix blame for the Battle ship of two week in the muck. Capt. Page Brown s became his successor As at least until the Board is done with Brown and two other officers. Ashore also were the Missouri operations cmdr. John Ray mond and the it. Cmdr. Frank g. Or. They Are co defendants with Brown. Cash Register taken from shop and smashed thieves were Kirin enough last right to leave Tho pieces when they robbed the Jack Frosini service Sta Tion on route 88 near Finleyville. A Cash Register was removed from the carried and opened. Frosini lost approximately in Cash. Edward in attendant at the closed about p. Frosini told state police. This morn ing whip Frosini opened for Busi Ness he discovered the robbery and notified state police at Belle Vernon substation. The Box found a shirt distance from the which is located at the intersection of route 88 and the South Park had and in the so fur As i can deter Trosini. Got by tearing the panel out of the door turning the troopers mile an this morning and nought fingerprints Optimist club plans Valley Talent show Charleroi Optimist club jeans to stage a Valley Talent it was announced this morning by club Sec Carl Braunegg. The local service organization will present a variety show featuring and entertainers from the Monongahela Valley area. The Best in District both Amateur and profession is being invited to participate in the the first of its kind Ever to be Enlil in Charleroi. Announcement of the entertain ment program also gave an answer to the mysterious u placards which have been seen around Charleroi this past week. According to the signs were just a Means of attracting attention and creating an interest in this coming event. The Optimist club has designed the show to provide Charleroi and Valley residents with Topnotch in while proceeds will go toward the worthy cause of the club s fund for the establishment of a wholesome recreation program for local youth. Optimists Are pledged Tii i our i. Request to resume direct negotiations comes from Board strikes Idle half million workers 8 twin Auto and Coal strikes idled More than workers today. Unemployment View almost hourly As firms Laid off workers because of the worst Coal shortage in 27 years resulting from the strike of United mine workers. Railroads and manufacturers had Laid off 000 employees. Schools were office buildings reducing and steel Ini ills preparing to shut Down Hast furnaces. Railroads seized Coal in transit to keep trains running. The nation had Only 18 Days sup ply of below the 25-Day a tuft Hartley fact finding to report to president tru by monday so he can obtain an injunction to get the Uii ners Back to work for 80 called John l. Lewis and Industry officials to pre sent evidence today in the dispute. In addition to those idled by the mine More than per sons were on strike or out of work As result of the Cio United mine the Chrysler automobile corp. Tii i Nar column cub scouts to hold annual have articles on display Charleroi cub scout pack no. 1.11 will hold its annual Blue and cold dinner tomorrow night at o clock in the of Italy Corner seven Ali Street and Mckean Avenue. It is expected that a Large at Tendance of cubs and parents will be recorded. At this dinner Donnie Dingbat will be featured As entertainment. The cub pack now has on exhibition in a Fallowfield Avenue store ii Dow a varied and colourful collection of the display having Chen arranged in Observance of Hoy scout february to 12. Former councilman Here cashier of Bank friends of Charles v. Kogler. For Merly assistant cashier of the first National will be pleased to learn that he has been promoted to assistant vice president and cashier of the Gulf Beach St. Peters Florida. For councilman Kogler and his family were ice dents of and moved to Florida n few years ago where he became assistant cashier of the Gulf Beach Bank. Mrs. Kogler is a Ami Jer of the John o Leary family of Roscoe. Are u going Optimist club Talent Turner feb. 2-1. 11akk Sale feb. 10. Ocllo s men s 10 a. In. Auspices Home Fallowfield Grange. Auto insurance safety responsibility Law now in effect. Car insurance May be Pur chased on a convenient payment plan at Squire Curley s 4th across Street from police station. Kiwan ians hear discussion of civic projects two speakers discussed matters of importance to Charleroi residents at the noon meeting1 of the local Kiwi Iii club held in the elks club. They were Harold u. President of the Charleroi chamber of Commerce and Joseph the Secretary manager of the same Organiza Tion. E. Ai Spencer was program chairman. President Humphries discus obd the chamber of Commerce telling of its objectives for this stating that a movement under Way to get More people interested in the work of the organization in the building up of the Community. Now he would be named this year which i nor n. Donora basketball player fractures ankle of 602 cast was admitted to Charleroi Monessen Hospital yester Day afternoon at o clock with a fractured ankle. He was taken to the Hospital by the school and was said to have been playing basketball when i he Accident occurred. Seen this morning Blooming in an Oak land ave. Yard. Southbound in the Val Ley where Coal was King. Reporting that Neces sary extras will put chased for the Community with Allex Cess contributions. For your new Maytag Washer Call 3-5317. 37tf p. T. A. Card party Fob. 8 at 8 p. M. Instead of Friday As previously announced in Hall. Admission 20712 Goodwill club members please co to the Solczak funeral Home tonight at o clock to any last respects to Freda Ancitano. Secretary. 20811 operators not too hopeful after Lewis charge that chief negotiator for some operators is by Lewis in outbreak at Board meeting feb. 8. John l. Lewis and soft Coal agreed today to resume direct negotiations at 2 at the re quest of president Truman s fact finding Board. The set up under the Taft Hartley did not ask Lewis to Send his striking miners Back to work. The to resume direct contract negotiations came two hours after the Board began hearing both sides in the contract dispute. If the renewed negotiations col and operators were not Tai hopeful they would be of any use. President Truman will seek u court order next monday in an Effort to get the miners Back on the Job for about 80 Days. The operator s pessimism May have been based in part on Lewis charge at the hearing that the chief negotiator for the Northern and Western operators liar by the chairman David l. Cole said Tho Board asked that the disputants re sume negotiations think the Public is entitled either to have a contract or a pretty Good explanation Why the Par ties arc incapable of working out such an n Cole said his three Man created monday after the miners went on a Fuh fledged not participate directly in the conferences except As the agreement to resume negotiations came Lewis interrupted testimony by George h. Chief negotiator for the Northern and West cd Pirn Tii i nor h. Fri Deal involving postage Stamps feb. 8 the Justice department s criminal division today investigated postage lamp deals with speculators we Iii forced Harold f. To a resign Frothi High Post office Job. The Justice department entered the Case As postal inspectors also no Vestiga cd the Deal which involved thousands or dollars. The criminal division would say nothing except that it is making in quiries. The Fri Hud in reports that it is looking in to the Deal. Ambrose is a Nephew by marriage sen. Joseph c. And until last month was Spe dal assistant to postmaster general Jesse a. Donaldson. Donaldson told the United to i nor Hill introduced in Congress would make tipping crime feb. If a Bill introduced yesterday before the Mississippi House of representatives u tipping will be a crime. Reps. Grisham of Tishomingo county and b. T. Weeks o f Pren Tiss county introduced the measure. It classifies tipping As a mis demean provides a Fine for any establishment allowing tipping Ami a Fine of each for persons giving or receiving tips. Are u going Optimist club Talent Turner feb. 24. New car buyers finances available1 at Only per year. On 1050 models. Contact or sea Regis Carroll our. club Ilves Yon extra Wear and an extra pair Freo with your Pur Daic of 12 pairs of nylons at Tweed s c31 ave. 2onirwt.trr

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