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29 Apr 1926
The basement room under Rinehart's Pharmacy is being fitted up and an outside stairway being built to it by James DeFrank of Big Bend who will open a new barber shop in it when the place is in readiness. Mr. DeFrank also has a barber shop in Big Bend. One of his sons will have charge of the shop here.
Walter and James Fisher and Mr. and Mrs. Colin Alexander left for Danville, Ill., Friday, where they were called by the death of their sister's child, a six-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. William Adamson, former residents of Nanty-Glo, who died of pneumonia. The funeral was held in Danville on Sunday.
Lester Evans, formerly with the Cupp Grocery Co. as manager of their Nanty-Glo store, succeeds his brother as agent for the Metropolitan Insurance Co. here, beginning his duties this week. D. R. Evans, as mentioned last week, goes to Johnstown as assistant district manager. The position of manager for the Cupp store has not yet been filled, but Frank Tokar from one of the Johnstown stores is temporarily in charge.
Edward Smith has closed his grocery and market which he has conducted at the corner of Roberts and Lloyd streets for a number of years, and with his family will move onto their farm along the pike, between Nanty-Glo and Ebensburg, in the near future.
After working every day for a whole year, the Helsley No. 3 mine was idle yesterday. It is the intention to work the mine about five days each week for a while, until the coal business picks up again.
Mrs. Rebecca Marshall went to Wilmerding, Friday, where she is spending the week with her son and family.