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19 May 1921
Submitted by Lynne Canterbury


Mr. Tanur and daughters, Fannie and Ira, of Twin Rocks, spent Sunday in Vintondale, at the home of Samuel Tanur.

Vintondale defeated Cresson in a baseball game which was played at Vintondale Saturday. The score being 20-6. Several home run hits were made.

The Vintondale ball diamond has been changed around anf fixed up better than before.

Mr. S. Camm, of Johnstown, spent Saturday in Vintondale on business.

The people willhave to find something else to amuse themselves, now that the carnival has left and gone to Twin Rocks, after having a very sucessful stay of two weeks.

Mr. Gilbert McCracken spent Saturday evening with his brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. William McCracken.

Vintondale is planning to have big doings on Decoration Day. A good time is promised to all who help enjoy themselves.


Our local mines were working much better this week, some of them working full time.

Mr. Tony Yoder, Superintendent of the Springfield Coal Mining Co., is confined to his home in Portage with pneumonia.

Anyone wanting to know the road to Mosquita Creek ask E. C. Davis.

Mr. Wolf Charlson of Barnesboro, spent Sunday at the home of his sister, Mrs. A. I. Edelstein, of town.

The many friends of Mrs. Wm. Hayes will be glad to hear that she returned from the Mercy Hospital, of Johnstown, very much improved in health.

Mrs. S. Clay Cunningham, a very much respected and popular Nanty-Glo resident and one of our best social welfare workers, is seriously ill at her home.

Our up-to-date Miller, Mr. Wm. J. Sybert, has installed a modern Wheat and buckwheat mill and grain cleaning machine, which will be in full operation by the first of next week.

Mrs. S. Kamm, of Johnstown, representative of the Scranton Life Insurance Co., transacted business in town Tuesday.

A. A. Dietrich, Wm. J. Sybert, Chas. Hobert, W. B. Conrad, D. A. Flanagan and J. Edw. Burns were in Portage recently and attended the exercises and installation of a new K. of C. Council.

James Davis and family of Altoona spent Saturday and Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Cassidy, of this place.

Mr. and Mrs. John Harrison and family, of town, were guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Evans, of Bakerton, last Saturday and Sunday.

Chas. Bertram, of this place, was a recent visitor in Bakerton.

Mr. A. I. Edelstein spent Monday in Johnstown.

Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Mash returned Tuesday evening from Pittsburgh where they attended the graduation exercises of the Nurses Training school connected with St. John's General Hospital. Their daughter Miss Pearl Mash, being one of the graduates.

Miss Harriet Edelstein, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. I. Edelstein, is spending a week with her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Wolf Charlson, of Barnesboro.

T. P. Burns and D. E. Bradley transacted business in Strongstown Tuesday.

Mrs. Geo. Ramsey and two daughters, Mrs. Pat Flanigan and Miss Elizabeth Ramsey, were visitors in Ebensburg on Wednesday.

Miss Ellen Flanigan is home on a visit from Spangler for a few days.

Mr. James Moyer, Ed Berry and Mickey Cesario, Of Punxsutawney, were visiting the fair sex in town last week.

Miss Cora Davis and sister Florence, spent the week-end in Johnstown with friends and relatives.

Miss Margaret Leonard, Catherine Evens, Blanche Clorley and friends wree Portage visitors Tuesday evening.

Harry Black, of Vintondale, was admitted to the Spangler Hospital, Sunday, and was operated on for appendicitis.

Mrs. Dick Wilkinson, of Ebensburg, transacted business in town Monday.

Charles Stiffler, R. C. McCullough and Michael Mihalik, Jr., were affected by the spring spirit and spent Sunday autoing through leafy highways and byways of the county.

Harry Beck, automobile mechanic, connected with the Nanty-Glo Auto Co., is confined to his home with a sprained back.

Mrs. Chas. Brophy, of this place, is spending two weeks at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Price, of Colver.

The Bender family of Colver, are the proud owners of a new Francis Bacon piano, recently purchased.

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