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2 Jan 1936
Submitted by Lynne Canterbury

Miss M. Bernice Welsh spent last week at home from Washington where she is employed in one of the government offices.

Dr. F. Janvier who had been ill at his home for about a week was taken to Memorial hospital in Johnstown, Monday, for treatment.

Mr. and Mrs. Chas. L. Davies, Mrs. J. L. Porias and Charles Porias motored to Tonawanda, N. Y. Sunday, near Buffalo, returning on Tuesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Lengerich and daughters, Frances and Anita, of Decatur, Ind., came Monday for a visit with their daughter, Sister Octavia, at St. Mary's Convent.

Miss Alma Stiffler is a patient in Memorial hospital. She fell at the home of her mother on Roberts St. a few weeks ago and fractured her left leg above the knee.

Thomas A. Bello motored to Belle Vernon, Tuesday morning and returned in the evening bringing back his family with him. Mrs. Bello and children spent the holiday season there with her parents.

Oscar Carlson, aged 72, a farm hand, froze to death on the Reed Krug farm near Emeigh during the blizzard, Christmas night, his body being found in a lane on the farm at about 1 o'clock the next day.


Funeral services for Andrew Kuhar, aged 80 years, who died on Wednesday night of last week as result of a fall down a flight of stairs at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Sarnosky, 1329 Lloyd St., were conducted Saturday forenoon at St. Mary's Catholic church. Rev. Father John Gura of Colver officiated at the services. Burial took place in the church cemetery.

After the aged man had retired for the night, his daughter heard him falling down the steps. He suffered a fractured skull and never regained consciousness. He was a native of Austria, being born there November 11, 1835. He came with his family to Nanty-Glo from Spangler in 1911. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Mary R. Kuhar, and these children: Mrs. Saronsky, Mrs. Andrew Kascky and Charles Kuhar, all of Nanty-Glo; John Kuhar, Vintondale; Albert and Joseph Kuhar, both of Baltimore, Md., and Louis Kuhar of Nettleton. There are 30 grandchildren living.



Miss Jean Carnahan, daughter of Mrs. Margaret Carnahan and the late Harry Carnahan of Nanty-Glo, and Vernon Smith of Saxton, PA., were married in Cumberland, Md., on Monday, December 30. The couple will make their home in Saxton.


Norman Boring of Lincoln and Miss Hazel Martin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Martin, were married at __ o'clock New Year's night by Rev. ____ C. Baughman, at the home of the officiating minister in the Alliance Parsonage.


Application was made this week for license to wed by James P. Tobin of Nanty-Glo and Angeline F. Samboni, of Brockway. The marriage will take place in Brockway.

Local Couple Weds in Detroit

Miss Ann Molhosky, formerly of Nanty-Glo, and Sebastian Cubeta, formerly of Cardiff, who was also well known in Nanty-Glo, were united in marriage in Detroit, Mich. on Christmas eve, December 2. They have been honeymooning in Canada for a week, and on their return will make their home in Detroit. Mr. Cubeta is employed by the Briggs Manufacturing Co. of Detroit where he is active in athletics, being a member of the Briggs basketball team and boxing team. Their Nanty-Glo friends extend greetings and congratulations.


Mrs. Catherine (Lavely) Wissinger, aged 84, a lifelong resident of Johnstown, died Saturday night at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Rev. and Mrs. George H. Jones, in that city. She is survived by three sons, Milton and Earl Wissinger of Johnstown, and Albert C. Wissinger, of Nanty-Glo, and by one daughter, Mrs. Jones. Funeral services were held in the First Brethren church, Johnstown, Tuesday afternoon. Interment took place in Grandview Cemetery.

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