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29 Mar 1900>br> p6
Submitted by Lynne Canterbury


HAMER -- LUCK. -- In Brownstown, Lower Yoder Township. on Tuesday evening, March 27, 1900, at 8 o'clock, by Rev. Hugh R. Erdmann, Mr. Price G. Hamer, of Johnstown, and Miss Anna Louise Luch, daughter of Julius Luck, of Brownstown.

KURTZ -- HITE. -- In Dale Borough, at the home of the bride's parents on Bedford street, on Wednesday evening, March 28, 1900, at 9 o'clock, by Rev. D. P. Steelsmith, Mr. Jacob Kurtz, of the Seventeenth Ward, and Miss Alice Hite, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hite, of Dale.


9 APR 1900
Submitted by Lynne Canterbury

George W. Helsel

The subject of this sketch passed away Saturday evening at his home, No. 562 Bedford street, Seventh Ward, after an illness of only a few days, of pneumonia.

George Helsel was born in the Seventh Ward on May 25, 1856, and was therefor in his forty-fourth year. He was a son of George W. and Elizabeth Helsel, deceased, and was married in this place about a score of years ago to Miss Annie L. Mackin, daughter of the late Capt. W. A. and Mrs. Sarah J. Mackin, and a sister of Mrs. Milton R. Young. He is survived by his wife and two daughters - Carrie and Maude.

The funeral took place this afternoon from the Helsel home, Rev. J. L. L. Ressler, pastor of the First United Brethren Church conducting the obsequies. Interment was made in Grandview Cemetery.

Mr. Helsel was employed in the Gautier Department of the Cambria Steel Company.


Friday, 4 MAY 1900
Submitted by Lynne Canterbury

Frederick Ager Meets with a Misfortune Similar to One of His Father

Frederick Ager, of the Tenth Ward, son of Benjamin Ager, met with a serious accident at 3 o'clock on Sunday afternoon near the Ten-Acre Bridge. He fell from a train of cars on the Cambria Steel Company's railroad and had one of his legs and an arm so badly injured that they had to be amputated. Ager was riding on the car next to engine No. 17, which was pushing a lot of cars into the Morrellville yard, and fell to the track between the car and engine. He was taken to the Cambria Hospital, where his left arm was taken off at the shoulder and his left leg above the ankle. The injured man is about thirty years of age.

Mr. Ager's father keeps a little store on Church street. About a score of years ago, while at work in the Gantier Steel Department of the Cambria Iron Company, he was so badly injured by a pile of steel falling on him that one of his legs had to be amputated, while the other one was crushed.

Since the above was put in type Ager has died, the amputation of his leg and arm failing to save his life.

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