Jim Blakely Killed in Battle With a Woman...Elizabeth Risban

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Jim Blakely Killed in Battle With a Woman...Elizabeth Risban - ' " • INDIANA, PA., WEDNESDAY* OCTOBER 16, 100t...
' " • INDIANA, PA., WEDNESDAY* OCTOBER 16, 100t tjfculatlon ot The Evening Gazette is Now 1,500: Surely the Best Ad. Medium fl-^ : - - • - - - - LTSfWGIGIS WILL I ED IN Emma Bell Is to Become the Wife of Prof. Charles Kay. ilATTy^AfTERSflN. <•- \ Daughter of Well-Known Miller is to Marry a Young Pittsburg Physician. OTHER WEDDINGS OF NOTE. .N;/"'Saltsburg will be theWene late-^this "/monthof two important weddings as /daughters of well known residents of the pretty Kiskiminetas Valley town . will be married to prosperous young *|b8^neas men before October is history. s^llfe events are the Ray-*Bell and 't$eatty—-Patterson nuptials. ' 'Invitations were issued Tuesday for marriage of Miss Grace Rilla Pat- Jfeteireon, pf Saltsburg, and Dr. John R. I^Beatty,' of Pittsburg. The wedding , ikp place on Oct. 29 at the home fpfjthe^bride's patents, Mr. and Mrs. |M«e1;Jn V. Patterson end will be performed by Rev. George Ryall, of the 'ahurg Presbyterian church. formal announcement of the be., HV ^ Bal was made" by Mrs. Harry Calvin I|%Patt;ejsop, a sister-in-law of the bride, 'pat,an entertainment on Oct. v 11. Miss ****-" 1 is related to the Watt famil- , i „ erva/Bakef, daughter of Hezeklah Bfckek were united in marriage at 6 o*'clock this morning in the parlnr of the Baptist parsonage on School street. Dr. »H.. P.. King was the officiating minister. The attendants were, Prof. J. C. Shrader, of Greeneburg, whc acted At bait man and Miss Lillian Johnston, of this place, as maid of honor. The bride was handsomely attired Jin cream crepe-de-chine over white silk and carried bride's roses. The maid of honor wore white silk and carried a bridal boquet. Following the ceremony a reception and wedding breakfast was held at the home of the bride on Railroad avenue. The couple left on the 8:20 train for a honeymoon to Philadelphia, Atlantic City and other points of interest-in the east. Kissel*— Richardson. Charles 0. Kissel, of Conemaugh,and Miss Ruby 0. Richardson, of Blairsville, were married'at the bride's home on Thursday by Rev. Dr. T. P. Pershing. They will retide in Conemaugh. Glasgow—-Lichtenfels. Mr. Harry Glasgow, of Pitcairn, and Miss Pearl Lichtenfels, of West Wheatfield township, were united in marriage this afternoon at the home of the bride's parents, by'the Rev. Dr.Shaulis, of this place. ft Jim Blakely Killed in Eattl^With a Woman Elizabeth Risban Shot Down Cokeville Man When He Entered Her Home. Now in Greensburg Jail, MISS MALONEY'S MAHBIAGE, Friend of Arthur Oiborne Say* Philadelphia Girl is a Bride. Muskogee, I. T., October 16—Vf. M. Armstrong, of Pittsburg, a recent Princeton graduate and close college companion of Arthur Herbert Osborne, of l^ew York, yesterday said that Osborne and Miss Helen Eugene Maloney, daugher of Martin Mialoney,were married December 28,1905, in a notary^ office at Mamaroneck. N. Y., going therefrom Miss Maloney's home at Spring Lake, N. J. It is said Miss Maloney has eloped with Samuel Clark- eon and is now in Paris. Armstrong says that he obtained the license and that Osborne gave his name as Herbert Osborne. while Miss Maloney While protecting what she claims to have been her rights, Elizabeth RiSban, of Cokeville, last night shot and mortally wounded James Blakely, of the same town. The woman is now in jail at Greensburg, having been comnutted there this morning to await trial for murder. The shooting is said to be the result of an attempt made by Blakely. tg enter the house occupied by the Risban woman. For some weeks Elizabeth Risban has been making her home with a woman who recently bad some trouble) with the county authorities. This woman, it is said served in Indiana jail for neglecting her children and she has since had trouble with some Cokeville young people. It is said she has been called hard names, stoned and otherwise abused by some hoodlums. James Blakely and Tom Brougher are said to have been drinking late last night. From the main street of Cokeville they walked up a cross btreet several rods and stopped at the house rented by the woman who had Elizabeth Risban as a roomer. What followed is somewhat indefinite, although the women claim Blakely forced an entrance into their home. This story is corroborated by the family. Without becoming excited or once contradicting herself, Elizabeth Risbao this morning told Squire Brubaker, of Cokeville, that Blakely bad started a fight and was attempting to throw her from the room when she tore herself looje, ran to a'desk and secured a revolver with which she shot Blakely. The man received the bullet in his side and fell to the floor. The Risban woman declares Blakely'e companion flel when she shot the man who bad attacked her and that she pulled the riy saw be was helpless. ['om Brougher raced down the street several hundred yard| and secured Justice Brubaker. They and several neigh- bore who bad heard the shots hurried to the home of the woman. Arriving thure, they were told Blakely 's body could be found in the yard. Friends raised the wounded man and' carried hiin to bis father's residence about 300 to ng man out into the yard when she SON IS CHIEF HEIR. ds distant. Others bad summoned J. B. Carson, of Blairsville, and cared for the patient until his death ya Dr he at 3 o'clock this morning. The re- are now at the Blakely home an 1 will not be prepred for burial until viewed by Coroner Wynn, of Greens- barg. fter the men Had removed Blakely his home, Squire Brubaker and Con- ettkble Joseph Shepperd returned to the scone of the tragedy. The Risban we man said she would accompany the officers to jail at once as she bad nothing to hide. She was kept a prisoner at home until this morning when Squire Brubaker committed her to the Westmoreland county jail, a charge of murder having been made against her. The Risban woman is about 22 years olii and is believed to be a native of M';. Pleasant. She has been in Coke- vi.le buta feW months and little is known 'concerning her. Blakely is aged 25 and is a son of Samuel Blakely, a respected Civil War veteran. He is a bnther of "Doc" Blakely. The dead man is related to the Hugh Miller family formerly of this vicinity. James A. Campbell Receives Father'* Farm m Arnutrong town«hip v The will of the late William Campbell, of Armstrong township, was filed for probate October 15, 1907. After the funeral expenses and all just debts are paid, be bequeaths to his wife, Margaret M. Campbell, all the house* hold goods, she having, the right, to live in and have the living off the said house as long as she lives. To his son, James A, Campbell, he bequeaths the farm on which he resided, with the condition that he pay to his sister, Maggie May Campbell, $1,000, and to his mother the sum of $25 each year during her life. To his son, Joseph, he leaves the old homestead, he also to pay to Maggie May Campbell the sum of $1,000. He further bequeaths $25 to the West Union church. A tombstone is to be erected over his grave, the cost not to exceed $100. The residue of the estate is to be divided between Joseph, James and Maggie May share and share alike. His sons are appointed joint executors. The will is dated May 31, 1905, and was witnessed by E. W. Pouts and ,William A. Miller. '. RECENT DEATHS. Mrs. Peter Pearce. Mrs. Peter Pearce, of Marion Center, died at her home last Sabbath night about 9 o'clock. She was aged about 65 years. Death was caused by Brights disease from which she had been suffering since last May. Fune ral services were held Tuesday afternoon by the pastor of the Methodist church with interment following in the Marion Center graveyard. ..•••' v Mrs. Sarah Thompson. Tuesday's Pittsburg papers contained the following death notice, a request being added that the Indiana' papers copy the item: Thompson— On Monday, October 14, 1907, at 7:40 p. m., at her residence, 1831 South Canal street, Sharpsburg, Sarah V., widow of William D. Thompson (nee Bright),'in her 69th year. TOO FOR INDIANA Over a Dozen Architects Wish to Erect the New Second Ward Strucfare. _"_•__ ^ ( HELD A MIDJGnT SESSION; School Board Spent Four Hours in Hearing Various Men Explain Drawings. WILL DECIDE ON NOVEMBER 12 When members of the Indiana School, Board set Oct. 16 as the date for selecting an architect for the new school building they did not know that a dozen designers would enter into the competition. The directors .met in the municipal building Tuesday even- 1 ' ing for the purpose of considering the 1 plans but so many blue prints were* submitted the board decided no definite , action could be taken for several weeks. Drawings were presented from arch-" 'itects in Pittsburg, New Castle, Do-',' Bois, Johnstown, Altoon«, Brooklyn^ and New York. Each representative wan allowed 15 minutes in -which to*'' explain his dratts. When ' midniijM*^ arrived the directors found they had 1 '" not heard all the architects and the meeting adjourned until Thursday evening. Frank Moore and Rev. Large, of this place, are among the designer^

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  1. The Indiana Gazette,
  2. 16 Oct 1907, Wed,
  3. Page 21

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