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16 Apr 1889
ROSE-LIBERTY. -- In Johnstown, on Sunday, April 14, 1889, at the office of the officiating Justice, by John S. Tittle, Esq., Mr. Charles Rose and Miss Eliza LIberty.
A good-sized audience of citizens of the borough of Wilmore and Summerhill Township assembled in the U. B. Church at Wilmore last evening and listened to earnest addresses delivered by Rev. W. H. Bates and J. H. Brenenstuhl, of Johnstown.
Following the meeting, the temperance workers of the borough and township were formed into organizations, that for the borough being constituted as follows: President, W. H. Skiles; Vice President, Tobias Ashe; Secretary, M. I. George; Treasurer, Mrs. G. W. Kerby; Executive Committee -- Chairman, T. Ashe; S. C. Kephart, M. S. Seaman, D. R. Ashe, W. S. Sherbein, Mrs. Hess, Mrs. Z. George, Thomas Phillips, Johnson Rager, Mrs. W. I. George. J. V. Fleck, A. J. Walter, and Mrs. A. J. Walter.
The following is the Summerhill organization: President, William Frazer; Vice President, D. Shaffer; Secretary, O. A. Paul; Treasurer, C. Shaffer; Executive Committee -- A. S. Crum, Chairman, W. Pringle, D. Gillen, Ira Bloom, Bertha Shaffer, Mary M. Frazer, Mimmie Rorabaugh, George Ameigh, Mrs. Bloom, Clark Shaffer, Sarh Gillen, Jane Miller, Nicholas Crum.
There was also a meeting held last night in Richland Township. It was addressed by Rev. J. A. Lane.
A meeting will be held in Portage to-night. John Felton, Esq., will speak.
West Taylor has a meeting at Rosedale to-morrow evening. Clark Loughrey, Rev. F. P. Saylor, and Judge Masters are the orators for the occasion.
On Thursday evening an address will be delivered by Rev. H. L. Chairman at Walnut Grove.
23 May 1889
A man named John McHale, about forty-two years of age, was taken to the County Home on Wednesday by Constable Waters. He had been stopping at the house of Mrs. Thomas Melvin, at the "Old Lock," and was prostrated with inflammatory rheumatism. Mrs. Melvin has a large family of children and is poor, and Mr. McHale did not wish to be a charge upon her, hence he was taken to the Home at his own request. Mrs. Michael Melvin, also living at the Lock, is an aunt of the afflicted man. Mrs. Thomas Melvin is not related to him in any way.
Some time ago Charles P. Cobaugh, an engineer on the B. & O., slipped on his locomotive and was seriously injured. He came to Johnstown, his old home, to nurse himself, and intended to return to work yesterday. Tuesday he received word that the house at Glenwood containing his furniture, etc., was destroyed by fire. His brother Johnson who happened to be there, saved some of the goods. Mr. Cobaugh left for Glenwood to see how things are. He had no insurance.
Mr. Evan A. Lloyd, the contractor, of No. 120 Vine street, and wife left here this (Friday) morning for Philadelphia, where they will visit a brother-in-law and sister-in-law. On Wednesday of next week -- the 29th -- they will set sail from New York in the Isman Line steamer City of New York for Liverpool.. Thence they will go to Aberyawyth, South Wales, where Mr. Lloyd was born and raised and from which place he came to America nineteen years ago. Mrs. Lloyd was born about forty miles from Aberyawyth. She was brought to America by her parents when she was a babe. From South Wales Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd will journey to North Wales. They will also visit Paris and London. At Paris they expect to meet Miss Emma, daughter of Rev. D. M. Miller who intends going from Berlin to Paris to attend the Exposition. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd will return to America in about three months.
30 May 1889
ZOOK-NEAL. -- At East Conemaugh, on Saturday, May 26, 1889, by John Roberts, Justice of the Peace, Mr. Theodore Zook and Miss Annie Neal, all of East Conemaugh.
FESSLER-FLECK. -- At Portage, this county, on Tuesday, May 28, 1889, by Rev. G. W. Brown, Mr. George H. Fessler, of South Fork, and Miss Maggie Fleck, of Portage.
5 Jul 1889
ALLEN-WILLIAMS. -- On June 27, 1889, b7 Rev. H. L. Chapman, Mr. Michael Allen and Miss Annie Williams, both of Johnstown.
MARKER-JONES. -- On July 4, 1889, Rev. H. L. Chapman, Mr. David Marker, and Miss Susan Jones, both of Johnstown.
12 Jul 1889
The striking miners in the Gallitzin bituminous coal district appointed a committee of five on Wednesday to confer with the miners in the Coalport region and in the Clearfield district, with a view of persuading them to join in the strike, and thereby making it a general one throughout Pennsylvania. The visiting delegates visited Coalport mines yesterday, but the result of their visit has not yet been made public. To-day they are in the Clearfield region. The Clearfield miners received intelligence of their coming, and are not disposed to look favorably on the proposition to strike.
Annie Ripple on Saturday made information against her brother-in-law, Levi J. Ripple, for larceny. She alleges that he took a black mare which belonged to her and which had been placed in the yard of George Berkebile, in Johnstown, the value of the animal being $150. A search warrant was issued, but for some reason the constable to whom it was given didn't search very much. Mr. Ripple appeared at 'Squire Bland's office on Saturday, waived a hearing, and entered bail in the sum of $400 for his appearance at the September term of court.
POTTS-REIKING. -- At the bride's home on Bedford street, July 11, 1889, by Rev. W. H. Mingle, Mr. Jacob C. Potts and Miss Ella N. Reiking, both of Johnstown.
18 Sep 1889
MATHAN-WISSINGER. -- On Tuesday evening, September 17, 1889, at the residence of the officiating Justice, irvin Rutledge, Esq., Samuel P. Mathan, of Jackson Township, and Kate Wissinger, of Richland Township, Cambria County., PA.
SPECK-GRIFFITH. -- On Tuesday evening, September 17, 1889, at the residence of the bride's father, by Rev. R. A. Fink, D. D., Mr. Herman A. Speck and Miss Jennie Griffith, all of Johnstown.
20 Sep 1889
BERRIMAN-DENNER. -- On Thursday evening, September 19, 1889, at the residence of the officiating clergyman, by Rev. R. A. Fink, D. D., Mr. Richard Berriman, of Johnstown, and Miss Mary E. Denner, of Somerset County.
DAVIS-HUGHES. -- On Thursday evening, September 19, 1889, at the residence of the officiating clergyman, by Rev. R. A. Fink, D. D., Mr. Lewis Davis and Miss Annie Hughes, all of Johnstown.
STEWART-JONES. -- On Thursday evening, September 19, 1889, at the residence of the officiating clergyman, by Rev. R. A. Fink, D. D., Mr. Samuel C. Stewart and Miss Lillie May Jones, all of Johnstown.
SEIGH-SMITH. -- On Thursday evening, September 19, 1889, at the bride's residence in the Seventh Ward, by Rev. R. A. Fink, D. D., Mr. Frank B. Seigh and Miss Lizzie Smith, all of Johnstown.
2 Nov 1889
Mr. James M. Swank, of Philadelphia, is visiting Johnstown to day.
PAUL-HOFFMAN. -- In Franklin Borough on Thursday, October 31, 1889, at the residence of the officiating minister, by Rev. I. A. Smith, William H. Paul and Miss Mary A. Hoffman.
REED-WAGNER. -- On Friday, October 11, 1889, by John Roberts, J. P., Mr. Hezekiah C. Reed, of East Conemaugh, Cambria County, and Miss Rebecca L. Wagner, of Indiana County.
Prof. O. S. Reed will preach in the Christian Church to-morrow morning at 10:30 o'clock.
Preaching in the United Presbyterian Church on Franklin street to-morrow at 10:30 a.m. Sabbath School at 9:30.
Preaching in Coopersdale M. E. Church, to-morrow morning and evening by the pastor, Chas. L. E. Cartwright.
Services in the Second Lutheran Church, Horner street, Sunday morning and evening as usual. G. W. W. Amick, Pastor.
The Rev. J. H. Baird, D. D., will preach in the Presbyterian Church on Sunday morning at 10:30, and in the evening at 7 o'clock.
5 Nov 1889
BRENISER-FAULKNER. -- On Tuesday, November 5, 1889, at the residence of the officiating clergyman, by Rev. R. A. Fink, D. D., Mr. Christian M. Breniser and Miss Annie S. Faulkner, all of Johnstown.
11 Nov 1889
HUNT-FUNK. -- October 21, 1889, at the residence of the officiating, clergyman W. A. Adams, Mr. Cornelius Hunt, of Jackson Township, and Miss Sarah J. Funk, of East Conemaugh.
HOFFMAN-SEVERING. -- On the 9th inst., at the home of the bride, by Rev. Paul Glasow, Mr. Edward Hoffman and Miss Lizzie Severing.
27 Dec 1889
BRODERICK-PATTERSON. -- At the residence of the bride's parents, in Rosedale, on Tuesday evening, December 24, 1889, by W. C. Bland, Esq., Justice of the Peace, William M. Broderick and Minnie Patterson.
FAIRFAX-SUTHERLAND. -- At the office of the officiating justice, by W. C. Bland, Esq., on Tuesday evening, December 21, 1889, George W. Fairfax and Ida Sutherland (colored), both of Johnstown.
MacDANNELL-CRUM. -- At the residence of A. T. Crum, in Wilmore, on Thursday, December 16, 1889, by Rev. G. W. Brown, of South Fork, Mr. Martin M. Macdannell and Miss Arabella Crum, of Wilmore, Cambria County.
MICHELL-COY. -- At the residence of the bride's parents, in Franklin Borough, December 25, 1889, by Rev. I. A. Smith (?), Mr. George F. Ribblett and Miss Emma Goughnour.
RIBBLETT-GOUGHNOUR. -- At the residence of the bride's parents, Franklin Borough, December 25, 1889, by Rev. I. A. Smith, Mr. George F. Ribblett and Miss Emma Goughnour.
TENNANT-LEE. -- On Thursday, December 26, 1889, by Rev. H. L. Chapman, Mr. John Tennant, of Johnstown, and Miss Lucy Lee, of Rawcliffe, Yorkshire, England.
WISSINGER-ORRIS. -- At the residence of William McGary, at South Fork, on Thursday, December 26, 1889, by Rev. G. W. Brown, Mr. J. P. Wissinger and Miss Anna Orris, of Johnstown.
WITT-GRIFFITH. -- On Wednesday, December 25, 1889, by Rev. H. L. Chapman, Mr. Edward S. Witt, of Johnstown, and Mary A. Griffith, of Stonycreek Township.