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12 Jan 1917
Submitted by Dave Monahan


Miss Bertha Sanker is on the sick list this week

Bert Sweeney spent Wednesday afternoon in Altoona

Mrs. Harvey Green of Portage was a visitor here on Tuesday

Mrs. Peter Kearns is seriously ill at her home in Barkertown

Mrs. Sherman Allen is visiting firends in Philadelphia this week.

Roy George attended the dance at Gallitzin Tuesday evening

John and Albert Kearney were in Ebensburg Sunday afternoon

A.F. Hunt of Cresson was a visitor here on Wednesday evening

Will Edwards and wife, of Cresson, spent Sunday with Lilly relatives

Miss Magdalene McIntosh was the guest of Altoona relatives on Sunday

Miss Verna Bambrick, of Altoona, was the guest of the Owens family on Sunday

Miss Scottie Ermire has been confined to her home by grippe for the past few days

Mrs. Edwards has been on the sick list this week suffering from rheumatism

Mrs. I. E. Carman and daughter, Mrs. John Lonergan, were Johnstown callers yesterday

Mrs. Joseph Appleyard and daughters, Misses Pearl and Mable, are laid up with the grippe

Mrs. James Forsythe and son, William, were visiting relatives in Cresson on Tuesday

Walter Miller was taken to Johnstown hospital yesterday, suffering from diabetes.

John Long of Ebensburg was here this week visiting his daughter, Mrs. Andrew Fees

Walter Piper was at South Fork on Tuesday evening installing the officers of the Knights of Pythias

Mrs. Thomas Nagle of Akron, Ohio is visiting the home of her parents, Mr and Mrs. Andrew Fees

Mr and Mrs. J. H. Connell of Cresson were guests of Mrs. T. J. Moyer on Wednesday evening

Misses Dittmer and Spargo of Mount Aloysius Academy were guests of O. J. Connell on Sunday

Mrs. Barbara Moyer returned home on Sunday from a visit with her daughter, Mrs. George Moore of Johnstown

Mrs. Jake Vogel of Pittsburgh is here to visit her mother, Mrs. Mary McManamy, who has been laid up with the grippe

Miss Marie Risban has returned to Altoona after a two weeks' visit with her parents, Mr and Mrs A. T. Risban of this place

Mrs. M. P. Kearney and Mrs. Jake Vogel were in Hollidaysburg on Wednesday to see James Bradley, whose condition is about the same

Miss Abrilla Leahey returned to Mount Aloysius Academy on Monday after spending the holidays with her parents Mr and Mrs John Leahey

Mr and Mrs Grant George received word last night calling them to Pittsburgh, where their fifteen year old daughter was seriously burned

Morris Boyland and M. C. Lynch have been chosen as members of the grand jury, and david George, William Appleyard, Thomas Dougherty and Edward Brown for the traverse jury for the March term of the Court.

Mrs. William McCarthy was taken to the Mercy Hospital, Johnstown, this week. Her condition is critical.


A pleasant brithday party was held at the home of Lizzie Felker last Wednesday in honor of the 17th birthday of her son, Richard. Those present were Misses Ida Klemstine, Elva Walters, Myrtle Wertz, Elizabeth Patterson, Masters Christ Wheldon, Sidney Claar, Arthur Musselman, James Forsythe, Dewey and Richard Felker.


F. A. Thompson of Railroad Street will celebrate his fiftieth anniversary of his residence in Lilly on Monday. He arrived here January 15, 1867, and found the town so much to his liking that he has remained here ever since. He was engaged in business for many years, but has been living a retired life for some time. He served as postmaster here and was a candidate for Poor Director in 1908.

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