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Friday, 3 May 1895
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Submitted by Lynne Canterbury



In Dale Borough, at the home of the bride's mother, No. 715 Pickworth street, on Tuesday evening, April 30, 1895, at 8 o'clock, by Rev. C. C. Hays, Mr. Charles A. Cable and Miss Annie E. Gohn, both of Dale Borough.


At Elton, Cambria County, at the United Brethren parsonage on Wednesday, April 24, 1895, by Rev. O. T. Stewart, Mr. Augustus W. Coleman, of Wilmore and Miss Emma L. Haws, of Hooversville.


In Johnstown, Sixteenth Ward, at St. Columba's Roman Catholic parsonage, on Broad street, on Sunday evening, April 28, 1895, by Rev. Father J. C. Farren, Mr. Cornelius Crossen of the Sixteenth Ward, and Miss Minnie Bender, of the Seventeenth Ward.


At the home of the bride's parents, near Coopersdale, on Sunday evening, April 7, 1895, by Rev. P. Berkey, Mr. B. F. Findley and Miss Harriet Wisong, both of West Taylor Township.


In South Fork, at the home of the bride, on Thursday evening, May 2, 1895, by Rev. John Garner, of the United Evangelical Church, Mr. William Mackel and Miss Mary C., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Chappell.


At Cumberland, Md., on Wednesday, April 17, 1895, Mr. Thomas McConiele, formerly of Osborne Place, this city, now of Lorain, O., and Miss Bessie Boor, of the Seventeenth Ward.


At the home of the bride's parents, in Paint Township, Somerset County, on Thursday morning, April 25, 1895, at 11 o'clock, by Rev. H. C. Salem, of Scalp Level, Mr. Charles Naugle and Miss Mary A. Holsopple, both of Somerset County.


In Johnstown, Sixteenth Ward, at St. Mary's German Catholic Church, on Monday morning, April 29, 1895, at 8 o'clock, by Rev. Father Bernard, Mr. John Nemeth and Miss Pauline Yehel, both of the Sixteenth Ward.


In Johnstown, Third Ward, at the Franklin-street Methodist-Episcopal Church parsonage, on Tuesday evening, April 30, 1895, by Rev. B. H. Wilburn, Mr. Thomas D. O'Neal and Miss Laura A. Jones, both of the South Side.


In Pittsburg, on Tuesday, April 30, 1895, by Rev. T. C. Davis, Mr. Moses Owens, of No. 210 Conemaugh street, and Mary A. Harris, of No. 448 Main street, Johnstown.


In Ebensburg, at the Presbyterian Church parsonage, on Tuesday morning, April 30, 1895, by Rev. E. M. Bowman, Mr. William Hugh, of Wilmore, and Miss Elizabeth L., daughter of Mr. W. H. H. Robertson, of Morrellville.


A few days ago we stated that Messrs. Charles J. Mayer and George H. Brown had purchased the old Woodvale Woolen Mill, with the machinery in it, and several lots of ground adjoining, and that they proposed starting some new branch of industry. Later intelligence leads us to state that the deal has not been consummated; that the property has not changed hands, and that there is no immediate prospect of a change,or of any industry being carried on on the grounds.


John Switzer, aged nineteen years, died at the home of his parents -- Mr. and Mrs. Gotleib Sweitzer -- near Ursina, Somerset County, Sunday morning, from the effects of injuries received the day before, while working at one of the mills of the Laurel Hill Lumber Company, six miles up Laurel Hill Creek from Ursina. A steam boiler at the mill exploded, and young Sweitzer [sic] was fatally scalded, as well as being seriously injured by flying pieces of metal and timber.


Squire George B. Gardner, of Stoyestown, disappeared from his home about three weeks ago, since which time his family have received no tidings from him. It is alleged that the 'Squire represented himself as the agent of insurance companies from whose employ he had been discharged for former shady transactions, and defrauded a number of people by collecting money from them without authority.


Chief Architect Ford is preparing plans for President Moxham's new $40,000 home. It will be one of the most elegant in finish and appointments in this part of the State.


BLOCH. -- In Johnstown, on Friday morning, May 3, 1895, Emma, wife of Charles H. Bloch, aged 31 years 1 month and 27 days.

BRODERICK. -- At the home of his son, Thomas, on Iron street, Thirteenth Ward, on Friday morning, April 26, 1895, at 8:30 o'clock, Patrick Broderick, aged about 68 years.

CARRELL. -- In Pittsburg, at No. 14 Oscelo street, on Monday, April 20, 1895, at 12:30 o'clock P.M., Ida Belle, daughter of Mrs. Sarah Carroll [sic], formerly of Johnstown, aged 27 years.

DONMYER. -- In Franklin Borough, on Thursday night, April 25, 1895, at 8 o'clock, Samuel Donmyer, aged 68(?) years 5 months and 8 days.

FAGAN. -- At McKee's Rocks, Allegheny County, on Saturday evening, April 27, 1895, at 7 o'clock, Alfred Fagan, aged 33 years.

FRY. -- In East Wheatfield Township, Indiana County, on Tuesday night, April 30, 1895, John Fry, aged 65 years.

KEENE. -- In Johnstown, Fourth Ward, at No. 462 Bedford street, on Friday morning, May 3, 1895, at 2:10 o'clock Charles H. Keene, aged 29 years and 18 days.

Funeral on Sunday afternoon from the family residence; interment in Sandyvale Cemetery.

KUNKLE. -- In Johnstown, Second Ward, at No. 430 Washington street, on Thursday afternoon, May 2, 1895, at 4:30 o'clock, John, son of Mrs.mary Kunkle, aged 25 years 5 months and 10 days.

Funeral at 4 o'clock to-morrow afternoon; interment in Sandyvale Cemetery.

LIVINGSTON. -- In Johnstown, Eighth Ward, at No. 1081 Franklin street, on Thursday night, April 25, 1895, at 10:30 o'clock, Joseph Livingston, aged 66 years 8 months 17 days.

McCLEESTER. -- In Franklin Borough, on Monday evening, April 29, 1895, at 8 o'clock, of consumption, Sarah Emma McCleester, aged 30 years 2 months and 17 days.

PARSONS. -- In Johnstown, First Ward at No. 310 Lincoln street, on Wednesday, May 1, 1895, at 12:35 o'clock P.M., John William Parsons, aged 41 years.

PEER. -- At New Florence, Westmoreland County, on Wednesday morning, April 24, 1895, the three-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. John Peer.

REGAN. -- In Johnstown, Fourteenth Ward, at No. 362 Ridge avenue, on Tuesday, April 30, 1895, at 3 o'clock P.M., William, son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Regan, aged 3 years.

ROERIG. -- In Johnstown Eleventh Ward, on Figg street, on Wednesday morning, May 1, 1895, at 6:30 o'clock, Frank Roerig, aged 42 years.

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