Sarah Leaver birthday
ormer Local Woman Celebrates 00th Birthday Anniversary At Home Of Daughter In North Versailles Mrs. Sarah Jane l.c.ive-r, loll ; a itlent of Monn:i;:ahelu. observed 1 100th anniversary of her hirth-v yesterday at the home o! her lighter. Mrs. i ('. Lo-un. of crnsbur,: Pike, X vnship, with whom thing her lunr.e. r and Open House m. was held Sund irth Vers, lilies she lias been A family lm-finm 7 to ! ay i:i cclebra- 1 n nf the oct asion. ' i'i t in; with her yivterday from i:. iitx v.cpc r.iM niece; Mrs my Isaac and 5lis Martha Jor-n, and her nephews. Frank I.e tv-and William McFccIy. Her request for the day. that she d her nine children have dominion together, was carried out. th the Rev. Ra!-)h O. White, pis- of the Miller Methodist church, ni.steriuK the sacrament at her me. Alovtn.i pictures were taken. Mrs. leaver, wife of the late Kob-. Leaver, resided In this city til 17 years auo when she went her daughter's home. Foth Mr d Mrs. Leaver were members of local First B'p'.ist church, "haling birthday honors thi. ek with Mis. Leaver at the Lo-n home, is her .urrat-grcnt- Idaushter, Linda .lane Lo:;an, n will lie marking tin' comple-ii of her first year of life on Fri-y. I.icsoice the let years .separating fir births. Mrs. Leaver who was en Kcptcinher and tiny tid.'i Jai'e. whose ha 111 occurred October I. 1915, are f.reat pais. The f l.lerly woman takes ii "at interest in her on"-year-old .'at-Kreat - granddaughter, and 1 Ida Jane t'imi:s there's no one e her urea t-nreat-':rar.'i mother. ;.!rs. Ix-.ner. it was reported hy 1 mbers of the f-imiiy. is in pood . illh anil pets around the Lou an me very well, despite the fact it she has broken lv r hip sevcr- times in falls. S'o believer in an early to bed d early to rise formula for lordly, she doesn't retire until the lers in the family are ici ly for i ami doesn't arise until she feels e it. he also doesn't believe in special ts and sits at the table wi'h the lers in the family and cats any- njj they do. Never do. n-he.cted, ? never complains a'jrait any-nx. her family said, and she is id of visitors. I'ntil she broke r hip. she was a faithful attemi-. at Sunday School and during i period, slie never missed a nday in three years, .'he elderly woman raised a nily of 11 children. M of them own and four step children, p was married when she was 1" us of a;.;e whin her father was fh.htinjT with tho Union Army in the Civil War. She was born at Alpsvillo, I'a., netir McKeesport. Linda Jane's birthday will be observed quietly and she along with the rest of the family will be hoping fur the early return of her dad, William Lo-;an, who is serving with the Air Corps in the Pacific. Next to the oldest in the Leaver family is a niece of Sarah Leaver, Jennie Leaver Roberts or H.izzard who is Sf vears of age. The 100 year old woman has 22 iianddaujthters. 11 grandsons, five -reat randsons who served in World War IT. (two paid the supreme sacrifice, William Leaver at Saipan and Jack Leaver at Bougainville: both were of McKeesport) and seven great.-great-grand-i hildren. Ker children who are still living are: Mrs. Margaret Paul of Col-Iin.rwood, X. J., Mrs. Bessie Elster of Gary, Intl.. George leaver of Cuyahor.a Falls, O., John Leaver of Canton. O., Mrs. Susie Workman of Fnionlown, Mrs. H. G. Mineir of Pitt, bur ;h. and Mrs. Cora Cunningham. William L.'ave- and Mrs. P. C. Logan of JIcKct sport. M'TIIFKAN KKOTIIKKIIOOI) CONVKNKS AT KKIK io.it)i:i:ov "Rebuilding for Christ" through F.vancelisrn, Boys Work. Christian Stewardship, Lutheran Unity, will be the f.encrnl theme of the 15th Biennial Convention of the Brotherhood of the LTnited Lutheran Church in America on October 2-4 at Brie. All convention sessions will be held in the Masonic Temple. The official opening of the eon-vt ntion will be held tomorrow evening in Luther Memorial Church. Brie, with the Rev. Dr. O. Garfield IVckst rand, Rockford. 111., as the speaker. Other national speakers will be Pr. J. X. Roble. president of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Canada: the Rev. Dr. Franklin Clark Fry. president of the United Lutheran Church; the Rev. Dr. Royal F. Lesher. Xcw York City, secretary of Evangelism of the t'nited Lutheran Church; Dr. A. E. Ivrrson. Xew York City who will speak on Scouting in the Lutheran f'hur. h. ami others. Dr. Millard F. Gladfelter of Tem ple I'niversit v. Philadelphia will he 'h" main banquet speaker on TIi';rday evening. A large delegation from Pittsburgh Synod churches is expected. The Broth-itbood of the Pittsburgh Synod will he host to the convention beaded bv Dr. Roy H. Johnston of Greenville.