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Thursday, 13 Jan 1921
In Case of John Hanchak vs. G. H. Goughnour; Three Subpenas in Divorce
From a Staff correspondent.
EBENSBURG, Jan. 13 - In the case of John Hanchak vs. G. H. Goughnou, receivership, the Court yesterday appointed attorney W. A. McGuire, of Johnstown to be permanent receiver.
A verdict was awarded in favor of the plaintiff in the case of the Richards Pulmbing & Heating Company against Mrs. L. H. Miller. The plaintiff was awarded the sum of $3.25, with interest from May 8, 1919, also the sum of $9.99, with interest from May 14, 1919.
In the case of Francis P. McVay vs. George Tickerhoof, the plaintiff failed to appear and the Court directed a non-suit.
Subpenas to divorce have been awarded by the Court in the following cases: Bertha McCleery Barefoot vs. William S. Barefoot; Elizabeth Mary Montgomery vs. John J. Montgomery; John H. Hayes vs. Catherine Hayes.
John Ford Chosen Commander of Windber Post for 1921.
WINDBER, Jan. 13 - Windber Post American Legion held a meeting recently and elected the following officers for the year 1921. Post Commander, John Ford, Vice Commander, John Sotak; Adjutant, A. M. Berkey; Finance Officer, Stephen Metz; Historian, Comer Morris; Chaplain, Walter Callan; Executive Committee -- Gomer Morris, Sheridan Hughes, Walter Callan, John Gibson and Larry Buckwalter.
15 Jan 1921
Mr. and Mrs. John Straub, of 53 DuPont pplace [sic], Seventeenth Ward, announce the birth of a son at the Memorial Maternity Hospital this morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Magus, of Wilmore, announce the firth of a son this afternoon at the Memorial Maternity Hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald McDonald, of Heinze street, announce the birth of a son this morning at the Memorial Maternity Hospital.
Monday, 9 May 1921
A birthday party was held on Thursday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. Rowles, of 80 Cooper avenue, in honor of their daughter Verna. The evening was spent with music and games. Miss Mabel Mattern and Miss Margaret Rowles gave some pretty selections. Miss Verna received a number of beautiful gifts. Late in the evening a lunch was served. Those present were as follows: Miss Helen Clark, Loretta Clark, Mamie Colbert, Ruth Kiasie, Irene Suchannan, Jane Davis, Mabel Mattern, Winifred Mattern, Flora Stutzman, Virginia Hern, Nellie Mordica, Mildred Richards, Verna Rowles, Margaret Rowles; Mesers, Dean Cook, David Shank, Ivan Mattern, Fred Smith, Freddie Shelly, Elmer Glossard, John Henson, William Ullery, Martin Cameron, Mr. and Mrs. Mattern, Mr. and Mrs. W. Rowles.
MINERAL POINT, May 9,--A surprise party was held by Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Seese, recently, in honor of their son, Billy, who reached his twelfth birthday anniversary. The party went by auto to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mertin Kelly, along the Ebensburg road, where the evening was pleasantly spent. Billy received a number of beautiful gifts, among them a gold watch and chain form his parents, and a knife. A lunch was served. Those present were as follows: Frederick Reighard, Richard O'Conner, Kenneth Hines, George Thompson, Clyde Reighard, Earl Gillen, John Boxler, Clarence Page, Howard Nevil, Gerald Page, Billy Gillen, James Burkett, Billy Seese, Mr. and Mrs. Mertin Kelly, Mr. and Mrs. Weiss Boxler, Mr and Mrs. S. S. Seese.
11 May 1921
Patton, May 11 -- Patton Aerie, No. 1244, Fraternal Order of Eagles, held its regular election on Monday evening and elected the following officers: Past Worthy President, J. E. Jones; Worthy President, C. L. Cochran; Worthy Vice President, Thomas Cot; Worthy Secretary J. T. Sauter; Worthy Treasurer, F. Kinkead; Worthy Chaplain, Albert Welcher; Worthy Trustees, J. E. Jones and C. M. Lucas; two-year terms, and R. R. Short, one year; Worthy Physician, Dr. P. J. Kelly; Inside Guard, Samuel Fisher; Outside Guard, Homer Litzinger.
J. E. Jones was elected delegate to the national convention, which will be held at Newark, J. J. Following the business session a pleasant social hour ws spent. A fine lunch was served. Several good talks were given relative to the improvement and building additions to the F. O. E. Home.
Miss Elizabeth Lumadue, stenographer for the Central Supply Company, is confined to her home by illness. Miss Josephine Fitzpatrick is filling her position.
Mrs. B. L. Kephart has returned from the Spangler Hospital, where she recently underwent an operation for the removal of her tonsils.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Thomas, of Jenners, Somerset County, were here attending the funeral of the latter's mother, Mrs. H. E. Jenkins.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy G. Richey, of Huntingdon, Pa., announce the birth of a son, April 29, 1921. He has been named Donald William.
Monday, 7 Jul 1921
Intruders Force Window; Take Merchandise and Postoffice Receipts
The general merchandizing store of Harry Grush, at Geistown, was broken into early Sunday morning and stock, including cigars, cigarets [sic] and automobile tires, valued at $250, was taken by the intruders. A money drawer containing $70 in postal receipts was also taken, but a large quantity of postage stamps were untouched.
Entrance was gained by forcing a window at the rear of the store. An automobile is believed to have been used by the intruders as the automobile tires taken away would have been too heavy to carry for any distance. Mr. Grush reported that he closed the store at 12:15 o'clock Saturday night and when he returned to the store Sunday morning noticed the open window at the rear of the store. The only clue left was a large screw driver.
The robbery of the Geistown store was the second within the past two months. About two months ago entrance was gained in a similar manner and $30 to $50 in merchandise was taken. The robbers on that occasion contented themselves with taking candy and toilet articles and leaving more valuable merchandize [sic] untouched. Mr. Grush was also held up near his home, which is about a mile from the store, after he had closed up on the night of May 27.
Postmaster W. W. Davis was informed this morning of the robbery of the postal receipts and the U. S. Postal Inspector, H. S. MacMinn, will conduct an investigation.
21 Sep 1921
MISS LILLIAN SCHWING AND CHARLES ROSE WED
Pretty Ceremony Is Performed Today
In First Lutheran Church by Rev. Snyder
Miss Lillian Schwing, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Schwing, of Horner street, and Charles C. Rose, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Rose, of Levergood street were united in marriage at a pretty ceremony, at 9 o'clock this morning in the First Lutheran Church, by the pastor, the Rev. H. W. Snyder. Their attendants were Miss Marian Tarr, who was a classmate of Miss Schwing at Highland Hall, and Harry Rose, a brother of the bridegroom.
Following the ceremony the couple left for a motor trip to Bar Harbor, N. Y., and points in the New England States. They will make their home in the Taney apartments, Lincoln street, upon their return. Mrs. Rose is a graduate of Highland Hall, Hollidaysburg. Mr. Rose graduated from the Johnstown High School in the class of 1913 and later studied architecture at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Michigan. He was a member of the 314th Field Artillery and was wounded in action in France. He is associated with the W. J. Rose & Sons Lumber Company.
DALE CASE ATTRACTS ATTENTION IN STATE
Interest among third class cities of the State in the Dale Borough annexation case, scheduled for hearing an appeal before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court next week, is evidenced in several letters received today by John E. Gable, Managing Secretary of the Chamber of Commerce. The State Chamber of Commerce today informed Mr. Gable that the organization would watch the fight with great interest, fearing than an adverse decision from the highest court would indefinitely postpone annexation programs being projected by third class cities through the State. The Dale officials are attacking the act on constitutional grounds.
The Lebanon Chamber of Commerce informed Mr. Gable today that they were greatly concerned over the outcome of the case, having before them an extensive annexation program that they fear would suffer if it could not be pushed through at present.
22 Sep 1921
Gen. Charles T. Menoher Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, will be in charge of the funeral of Gerald Horner, a World War veteran, whose body arrived here this week from France and is now at the Sann home on Lemon street, Dale. Brief services will be held at 1:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Sann home, after which the body will be taken to Beulah United Evangelical church, Bedford street, where the eulogy will be given by the Rev. Dr. Franklin E. Hetrick.
26 Sep 1921
JOHNSTOWNERS HAVE MIRACULOUS ESCAPE
Harold W. Hess' Auto Plunges Over Embankment;
Tire Saves Drop to Railroad
Mr. and Mrs. Harold W. Hess and their son, of 204 1/2 Hickory street, Seventh Ward, and two other persons, whose names could bot be learned, had a miraculous escape from serious injury between 5 and 6 o'clock last evening, when a touring automobile in which they were riding went down a 15-foot embankment while en route to Johnstown. The accident occurred at the foot of the Quemahoning Hill, between Somerset and Sipesville.
It is said that something went wrong with the steering apparatus, causing the machine to make a sharp turn to the right side of the road and plunge down the embankment. At the point where the accident occurred there are two embankments, the first being a drop of about 15 feet, while the lower on, is about 40 feet onto the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad tracks. That the car did not plunge down the lower embankment was due to the fact that one of the front tires came off and caused the machine to stop.
The auto was pulled back up onto the road by a truck from Friedline's garage at Shanksville. The members of the Hess arty were brought to Johnstown in the automobile of Ernest Kuhs, of Near Somerset, with whom the Johnstowners had been visiting. None of the members of the Hess party was injured.
8 Dec 1921
CHRISTMAS RECEPTION AT BUSER SILK PLANT
Committees Arrange for Delightful Affair
to be Held Next Week
The annual Christmas reception and dance of the Buser Silk Company, Inc., will be held in the reception room of the local plant Thursday evening, December 15, at 8:30 o'clock. A big time is being arranged for the affair this year and a good entertainment program will be carried out.
Miss Clara Sedlmeyer is general chairman of the committees in charge. The following are her assistants: Reception -- Misses Mabel Miller, Frieda Minch, Magdalene Sperlein and Trella Howard. Entertainment and Dancing -- Misses Edythe Ray, Ruth Paul, Anna Karalfa, Lola Bishop and Clara Lehmeyer. Decorations -- Misses Clara Breyer, Anna Paul, Selma Cooley, Alice Hedges and Dora Howard. Refreshments -- Misses Clara Sedlmeyer, Elvira Reighard, Teresa Yeager, Frieda Senft, margaret Frischauf, Edna Uhl, Frances Hess, Marie Lehmeyer and Hilda Kipp.
Beaverdale, Dec. 9. -- Michael P. Sibert and Florence Kay, both of Ruthford, near here, were married at Cumberland, Md., on Monday by the Rev. H. L. Shlinke. Mr. Sibert is an employee of the Logan Coal Company. Mrs. Sibert is employed by the Beaver Store Company. Mr. and Mrs. Sibert will live at Ruthford, but will not go to housekeeping before next spring.