John McMillan history col. 2

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2. is a a a SIMIANS TO BE SUBJECT OF LOCALHISTORY Bridgeville People Collecting Data on Early Religious Educator In the interest of preserving the history of the McMillan family, two Bridgeville people are collecting material in the hope of publishing a book on the family. The following interesting item has been sent to this office with a request for publication, so that any person with material on the family can assist by communicating with the collaborators: Since the erection of the tablet at. Chartiers church to the Rev. John McMillan, a number of the descendants have become interest-j ed in compiling a record of the Mc Millan family. Crawford Caldwell and Mrs. IX M. Hennett of Bridge ville, have gatnered considerable material, and they are in hopes that enough will become interested that it may he published in book form. John Fulton of Canonsourg has quite a lot of material that was gathered together about 30 years ago by Samuel McMillan. In i heir research they find Dr. McMillan kept a diary or journal and thev are in hopes that this can Pbe located and any one knowing of its location will co-operate by allowing them access to it, or any one else having writing or records of the early families will render assistance by communicating with them. Rev. McMillan's father's name was William. He was born in 1717. He and his wife Margaret Rea, emigrated to America in 1742, about which time they must have been married. Mrs. McMillan died in 17G8 at Faggs Manor, Chester Co., where they originally settled. "William McMillan married again and during the Revolutionary War he moved to the vicinity of Chartiers church -where he died July 2, 1792, and is buried in that Cemetery. He was the father of eight children, six of whom, 3 boys and three girls, grew to maturity. Two of the eight died in infancy, one a boy had been named John when he died the parents promised if they had another son they would christen him John, and dedicate him to the service of the Lord. Tho next three children born were girls. Then the mantle fell upon the last and youngest of the family the second John, 'who became the pioneer, preacher, educator and patriot of Western Pennsylvania. SEA-GOING LIBRARY IS KEPT IN TEXAS 200 Shabby Volumes In Cottage on Honton Watmront for Seamen FIREWORKS for the HOUSTON, Tex. (CD Houston boasts a sea-going library. Two shelves in a shabby cottage on the wateTfront here hold 200 books which seamen can borrow and read at their leisure on their cruises to far or near ports. ' The cottage 'is the reading room of the Marine Transport Workers. "They read them on their way to the next port and then exchange them for others m whatever port they find another M. T. W. library.' explained Secretary B. Hansen "They have all been donated to our society by members. Once a year We send the books back to what ever local they belong to." None of the books is light sum mer reading, unless that class in eludes Ibsen, Voltaire, Durant, Tolstoy, H. G. Wells, Mencken and Hugo. Most popular is Will Dur- ant's "The Story of Philosophy." PROPOSALS, Sealed proposals will be received by the Council of Cunonsburg I!or-oush, Washington County, Pennsylvania, until 7:30 p. m., Monday, July 6, 1931, for Pennsylvania state Highway Department Specification "K", Aniiesite or its equal, for the resurfacing of ii portion of Adams Avenue. Separate proposals shall be for the (1) furnishing F. O. 13. ears, (2) delivered upon the Street, (3) placed on Street. All materials proposed must be accompanied by analysis showins the percentage of ingredients and their preparation. Successful Hidder must lile u Surety Company liond as required by Law in the amount of fifty (f.O') percent of Contract price for faithful performance of Contract and a Maintenance Bond for a period of live (it) years. Jlidders must tile a separate Hid for reinforced concrete upon Adams Avenue, and also for the Improvement of Teaberry Alley with reinforced concrete. The followmg approximate quantities and items are involved: 300 Cu. Yds. of Excavation. fiSOO Sy. Yds. of Paving. These proposals must be accompanied by a Bidding Bond or a Cer-tined Check to tho amount of at least live (5) per centum of the total amount of the proposal. Plans and General Requirements may be obtained from the Borough Engineer upon receipt of One Iiollar, which amount will not be refunded. The Borough Council reserves the riffht to reject any or all bids, or to accept the bid deemed for tho best interest of the. Borouph. W. C. BLACK, II. At. PAT, Borough Secretary. Borough Engineer. June 1S-25 july 2. KXECXTOIt'S X OTH'K. Estate of John L. James, deceased, late of .Borough of Canonsburg, Washington Co., Pa. Letters testamentary upon the

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  1. The Daily Notes,
  2. 02 Jul 1931, Thu,
  3. Page 11

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