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13 Nov 1924
Submitted by Lynne Canterbury



The wedding of Miss Angie Rodgers, a student nurse at the Memorial hospital and Alvin Cramer of Woodvale took place Oct. 28 at the parsonage of the Ebensburg Presbyterian church. The Rev. B. F. Heany officiated.



BARNESBORO Nov. 7 -- Willis Westover, aged 66 years, of Emeigh, a well-known lumber dealer, died of a complication of diseases at 6 o'clock last evening at the Westover residence. His health had been impaired for the last five months.

Mr. Westover is survived by his widow and several children. The deceased was a brother of A. B. Westover, a former member of the Cambria County Directors of the Poor. Mr. Westover was engaged in thee lumber business for a number of years in Susquehanna Township.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon in the East Ridge Church. Interment will be in the church cemetery.


CARROLLTOWN, Nov. 10. -- The funeral of Mrs. Pauline Hertzog, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Anna Weakland, of Pittsburgh Tuesday of last week, took place at Carrolltown Friday morning at 9 o'clock. A high mass of requiem was sung by the Rev. Father Clarence O. S. B. at St. Benedict's Church. Interment was in St. Benedict's Cemetery. The deceased was 84 years of age. The remains were taken to the home of her son, Frank Hertzog, of near Hart's Sleeping Place, after arriving from Pittsburgh.

The survivors of the deceased are as follows: Frank and William Hertzog, both of Carrolltown; Mrs. Anna Weakland, of Pittsburgh; Mrs. William Currie, of Cleveland, O., and Catherine Hertzog, of Sewickley, Thomas Hertzog, husband, of the deceased, passed away some years ago.


From Our Regular Correspondent.

Miss Rose Lieb, of town, spent the week-end visiting friends and relatives in Carrolltown.

Messrs. Fred Pfiester and Fred Lambour, both of this place, transacted business in Cresson Monday.

Dr. A. S. Ryesky of Johnstown visited friends in town Sunday afternoon.

Mr. Rubert Schereth, of this place, was a Spangler caller one day of last week.

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lieb and family, of Barnesboro, were visitors in town Sunday.

Mrs. W. J. Pfiester and son Fred motored to Johnstown last Wednesday.

The cinch party that was held here last Friday evening was a great success.

Miss Kathleen Walsh, of Spangler, was a caller in town last Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Rube Lieb and children, of Barnesboro, were the guests of Mrs. Mary Leib.

Miss Margaret Pfiester of town, was a Barnesboro caller last Saturday afternoon.

The Ladies Aid of St. Nicholas Church will have a chicken supper and square dance Tuesday November 18. Everybody is cordially invited to attend this supper and dance.

Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Pfiester and children, of Barnesboro visited at the home of the former's parents Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Pfiester, of this place.

Miss Eula Fresch, of town, was a Barnesboro shopper last Friday.

Mr. Peter Wyland, of this place, was a visitor in Spangler, Saturday.


- All offices of the Courthouse were closed Tuesday in observance of Armistice Day, according to action taken at the regular session of the County Commissioners Monday morning.

- A right handsome sign has been made with file in the new cement pavement corner at the Tibbott Drug store corner by mason John T. Davis with Richard B. Burr supplying the artistic idea.

- A prisoner in the Clarion jail played the "greased pig" act the other night when he took off his clothes, rubbed vaseline all over his body and squeezed through one of the narrow openings called windows and made good his escape.

- The Ladies' Auxiliary of the American Legion are pleased over the liberal patronage which greeted their pork supper at the Municipal building Tuesday night. They sold out entirely, and the supper was pronounced a splendid one by all who partook of it.

- County Detective Ed Whited, assisted by several other policement, cleaned house in the Courthouse Monday. He got no farther that the cellar, but he removed from there four truckloads of illicit beverages, the accumulation of raids made by county authorities within the last six months.

- The following local real estate transfers have been made: William R. Jones (by Administrator) to Daniel J. McCann, lot in Ebensburg: $4,800; C. Randolph Myers et al, to John Zoyder, et ux., lot in Cambria Township: $300; William H. Jones et ux., to B. S. Williams, piece in Cambria Township, $8,000.

- Nothing but praise is spoken of the highway opened to the public last week between Carrolltown and Ebensburg. Travelers going over the new stretch should be guarded owing to much waste material still on the sides of the concrete. Work is going on speedily in order to complete the shoulders of the road before winter sets in.

- We were surprised on coming up town Armistice Day to note that the flag in Monument Park had been hung upside down, and uponinquiry were apparently reliably informed that Robert Treese, well-known Constable of the East ward, who is connected with the jail management was in charge of the ceremonies pertaining to the raising. It has not been learned just how Bob explains the circumstance.

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