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in Patriotic Established Indiana 81 Years 1856 Service 3 Weekly Messenger VOLUME 80 NO. 48 INDIANA WEEKLY MESSENGER, THURSDAY, AUGUST 12. 1937 $1,50 PER YEAR Mother, Daughter And Relative Hurl MRS. R. E.

FORRESTER AND DAUGHTER SUFFERED HURTS IN AUTO ACCIDENT Mrs. Annie Earseman, of Aspinwall, An Aunt of Mr. Forrester, Is Patient in Local Hospital for Treatment of Injuries Suffered Near Blairsville While on Way Here for Visit. Mrs. R.

E. Forrester and daughter, Mary Ellen Forrester, of 535 Church street, and Mrs. Annie Earseman, of Aspinwall, an aged relative of the Forrester family, were Injured in an automobile accident which occurred near Rainbow Villa, just east of Blairsville on the William Penn Highway on Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Earseman, an aunt of Mr.

Forrester, is a patient in the Indiana Hospital for treatment, of lacerationa of the head and severe shock and bruises. Mrs. Forrester and her daughter were treated in their home for lacerations, shock and bruises. The accident occurred as Mrs. Forrester and her daughter were bringIng Mrs.

Earseman to Indiana for visit in the Forrester home. Miss Forrester was driving the family car toward the Indiana cut-off from the William Penn Highway and is said to have lost control of the machine near the intersection of the Strangford road with the William Penn, followIng a tire blowout. The car is said to have overturned a couple of times. Battle' Creek Princess Is Daughter of Former County Woman Betty Jane Hill, aged 3, was acclaimed Princess of all the three to five year old children in Battle Creek, at a baby show held there recently: She received this honor becauser of- her beauty, popularity and. for having perfect health.

Her award was a silver loving cup and a beautiful certificate. Betty Jane is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hill, of 421 W. Michigan Battle Creek.

Mrs. Hill being the former Beatrice Stoddard, a resident of Plumville community and graduated from the Plumville high school with tht class of 1929, REAL ESTATE J. R. Peterson to S. Stewart Robinson, lot in Saltsburg, $1.00.

S. Stewart Robinson to J. R. Paterson, lot in Saltsburg, $1.00. First National Bank of Indiana to John E.

Sink, lot in Homer City, $700. Agnes E. Hlebak to Sam J. Rura, 3 acres in Center township, $1.00. Sam J.

Rura to Michael Hlebak, 3 acres in Center township, $1.00. William Bush to Arthur M. James, 71 acres in North Mahoning township, $2,600. W. B.

Shaffer to Homer S. Shaffer, 120 acres in Buffington township, $79.42. Smith Patrick's Heirs to Harry W. Fee, 2 lots in East Wheatfeld township, $7.33. Harry W.

Fee to Bertha J. Stutzman, 2 lots in East Wheatfield township, $1.00. George D. Palmer to Albert Louthitt, 40 acres in West Wheatfield township, $100. First National Bank of Indiana to Walter Peterman, lot in Indiana, second ward, $500.

Pauline Neale to T. Wayne States, 25 acres in Canoe township, $300, Nancy J. Ray to Ellen Henry, plot In Blacklick township, $30.0, Harry A. Holt to Agnes Holt, lot in Indiana, third ward, $1.00, Agnes Holt to Harry A. Holt, lot in Indiana, third ward, $1.00, Jacob Kovacie to Mary G.

Dunlop, lot in Blairsville, $430. Samuel M. McMillen to Mary B. Martin, lot in Blairsyille, $1.00. Mary B.

Martin to Samuel McMillen, lot in Blairsville, $1.00, Blairsville Glass Company to Stanley Harrison, 2 parcels in Burrell township, $1.00. James A. Pierce to Guy Kime, lot in Indiana, first ward, $3,200. Andy Topic to Mike Topic, 64 acres in South Mahoning township, $1000. John B.

Lowry to Indian Springs Corporation, 8.3 acres in White town'ship, $9,500, W. W. Taylor to J. Purl Bennett, lot in Indiana, second ward, $1,00. Indiana County Street Railway (Continued on Pace Four) Mrs.

George Van Gilder Mrs. Mary (Robinson) Van Gilder, aged 82. years, wife of George Van Gilder, died at her home in Robinson on Monday morning. Mrs. Van Gilder's health had been failing for several years, and her death- was not unexpected.

When Mr. Van Gilder awakened early Monday morning he found his wife dead in bed. Mrs. Van Gilder's girlhood home was near Blairsville, where she was married to James Robinson; and they were among the first restdents to establish a home in Robinson. Mr.

Robinson passed away and she married Mr. Van Gilder, of Catawaba, W. Va. They later returned to Robinson. Mrs.

Van Gilder was a member of the Free Methodist church in Robinson. Her kindly and friendly disposition made her many friends who are saddened by her death. Beside her husband, she is survived by the following children: Charles Harry Edward J. and Irvin M. Robinson, and Mrs.

Clark Cline, of Robinson, and Thomas D. Robinson, of Saltsburg; Mrs. Freeman Van Gilder, of Catawba, W. and Mrs. Lydia Harding, of Springfield, Mo.

Also by quite a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren. A daughter, Mrs. Perry Mack, and also a son, Elmer Robinson, died several years ago. Funeral services will be held from the home of her son, Irvin Robinson this (Wednesday) morning by her pastor, Rev. R.

S. McGrew. ment was made at Zion's cemetery, near Fairmont, W. Va. Mrs.

Joseph Yambor OBITUARIES Funeral rites were conducted on Monday afternoon at her late residence, followed by interment in the Oakland cemetery, of town, for Mrs. Joseph Yambor, aged 59, who died at her home near Clymer in Cherrybill township on Friday from complications following a stroke. The deceased was born in Hungary, but had resided in Cherryhill township for the past 30. years. Surviving are her husband' and these children: Mrs.

Raino Lamb, of Philadelphia; Mrs. Frank Dutka, Mrs. Julius Gozener, Mrs. Lewis Kessler, Mrs. James Molnar and Mrs.

Antonio Cipti, all of Cleveland, and Margaret and Dorothy Yambor, at home. Mrs. Lawrence Clawson Funeral rites were conducted on Sunday afternoon at her late residence for Mrs. Lawrence Clawson, aged 22, of Rochester Mills, who died on Thursday in the Indiana hospital from complications. A daughter of Mr.

and Mrs. Richard Dodson the deceased was born in Rossiter. She is survived by her husband and a young son, Jack; her parents and a brother, Richard Dodson, of Rochester Mills. Mrs. Edward J.

Hartnett Funeral rites were conducted on Tuesday in Johnstown, followed by burial in the St. Joseph cemetery, Geistown, for Mrs. Edward J. Hartnett, aged 44, of Clark street, an esteemed resident of Indiana, who died unexpectedly Saturday evening in the Indiana hospital. Stricken suddenly ill she was taken to the hospital only an hour before she passed away.

The deceased, whose maiden name was Miss Mary Ruth, was a daughter of Joseph and Caroline Ruth, and was born March 3, 1893, in Johnstown, She had lived here for the past two years and during her brief residence in Indiana and had endeared herself to many, cultivating many lasting friendahlps. Her sudden passing came as a distinct shock to her friends here and elsewhere. She was a devout member of the St. Bernard Catholic church, of town; the Ladles Aid Society and the St. Bernard Court of the congregation and the Catholic Daughters of America.

Surviving are her husband, the Philadelphia street electrical pliance dealer, and four children, Edward J. Michael Richard, John Bernard and Mary Ruth, all residing at home, and these brothers and sisters, Bernard and Raymond Ruth, Mrs. Frances Byers and 1 Mrs. Agnes Watkins, all of Johnstown. Mrs.

William S. Brandon Funeral rites will be conducted on Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at her late residence for Mrs. William S. Brandon, who died on Sunday at her home near Shelocta. Burdal will be made in the Oakland cemetery, of town, (Continued en Page Fire).

Only 50 Per Cent Of Voters Registered Commissioners Take Steps To Boost Registration Office To Remain Open Each Night Until 10 O'Clock During Remainder Of Week The Board of County sioners, John B. Flenniken, Levi Houck and L. Campbell, comprising Registration Commission, made a definite move on Tuesday to speed up the permanent registration of the county voters, 50 per cent of whom have neglected their duty and privi(lege of registering under the new -permanent registration law. Tuesday, August 3, was the day voters could register at district polling places in the county. With a view of urging unregistered voters to register promptly, today, (Wednesday), the Commissioners' office will be open during business hours.

and until 10:00 at night each day, including Saturday, during the remainder of this week Armstrong Grange Program For Wednesday, August 18 is the program for the meeting of Armetrong Grange to be held in the Parkwood schoolhouse on Wednesday, August 18: Theme -Agriculture. Song--Stay 'on the Farm--No. 58 Paper--The Agricultural Outlook Tom Campbell Stunt--Mrs. Little, Select Reading- -Lena. Abel Song The Plow, the Spade, the Hoe No.

63 Roll Call--What the Grange Has Done for Agriculture Address--The Agricultural Opportunities of this Section Clarence Brown Jokes--Alvin Craig; Louise Conrad, Erman Shirey, John Craig, Margaret 'Dible Concealed Biography--Blair Hamilton Song--Sowing the Seed, No. 20 Music--Frances Hamilton Remember our Only one more night. Score Blue, 88; Green, 85, 4,500 Schools Merged in Pennsylvania Since 1890 Approximately 4,500 schools have been merged since 1890 into 881 consolidated schools, which are attended by approximately 175,000 pupils, according to a report received by the State Council of Education. With proper administration and financial encouragement, the report states, the number of one-room schools in the State could be reduced from its present number of approximately 6000 to not more than 1000. There are 2300 rural school districts in Pennsylvania, Man Who Drove Car in Which White Township Lad Was Killed, Charged With Reckless Driving A Bedford county coroner's Jury recommended on Tuesday that Alex Watson, of Robertdale, be charged with reckless driving in the death of his nephew, Lawrence Brumbaugh, 12, of White Township, Indiana county.

The boy was killed July 31, in the crash of an automobile into a truck while on a visit to the home of John Watson. Former Commodore Man Had Thrill When Plane Crashed in Panama Corp. N. D. Hagin's, of Johnstown, and a former resident of Commodore and a graduate of the Green Township High School, was among the six army fliers who escaped by parachute last week when their airplane crashed during a storm in Panama.

All landed in tree tops, and escaped with minor scratches. Will Arrive from Europe Thursday Attorney and Mrs. James W. Mack, son, David, and daughter, Josephine, will arrive home Thursday from a six weeks tour of Europe, Mr. and Mrs.

James Smith and daushter, Virginia, have returned from a trip west. They attended the annual convention of the NorthwestMutual Life Insurance Company, ad visited in Lincoln, with Mrs. Smith's aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Weaklek, A MARRIAGES Smith-Meade Miss Perle Mead, daughter of Rev.

and Mrs. A. G. Mead, of Brushvalley, became the bride of Clarence Earl Smith, of Brushvalley, on Friday afternoon when they were married in the Brushvalley Evangelical church. The ceremony, which performed by the bride's father, who is the pastor of the church, assisted by Rev.

G. W. Sprinkle, of Ellerslie, grandfather of the groom, was witnessed by a number of relatives and friends. The bride, who wore a blue crepe suit, had as her maid of honor her sister, Miss Mina Mead, and the groom had as his best man his brother, Leroy Smith. A wedding dinner was served in the bride's home following the ceremony.

The bride, who was a student in the Greensburg High School, is prominently known in Brushvalley, where she was employed for sometime in the store of the Brushvalley Trading Company. The groom, who is a son of Mr. and Mre. C. E.

Smith, of Brushvalley, is a graduate of the Brushvalley High School and completed a course in the Scranton Correspondence School. He is employed with the Bethlehem Steel Company in Johnstown, where the couple will make their home. Mumau-Ashbaugh Kenneth Mumau and Miss Norma Jean Ashbaugh, both of Marion Center, were united in marriage in the East Mahoning Baptist church on July 26 by Rev. Clayton Straw. The groom is a son of Mr.

and Mrs. I. D. Mumau and is employed as a coal miner. The bride: is a daughter of Mr.

and Mrs. M. S. Ashbaugb, of Marion Center. Fleming-Duritz Zene Francis Fleming, of Clymer, R.D.2, and Miss Mildred Evelyn Duritz, of Alverda, were united in marriage at Living Waters Camp on July 30 by Rev.

J. L. Stewart. The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs.

Charles Fleming and is employed as a coal miner, The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Duritz, of Alverda. Gill-Spires Dale Hunter Gill and Elizabeth Pender Spires, both of Blaireville, were united in marriage in Johnstown on July 31 by Rev. Wm.

K. Anderson. The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Gill, and is employed as a dairyman.

The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter R. Spires, of Blairsville. Williams-Jasper Acey Williams and Miss Hannah Jasper, both of Aultman, were united in marriago at this place on July 31, by Rev.

Charles Williams. The groom is a son of Thomas Williams and is employed as a coal miner. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.

W. Jasper, of Aultman, Stear-Mauk Harry White Stear, of North Point, and Mrs. Martha Emma Mauk, of Rosslter, were united in marriage at Smicksburg on July 27 by Rev. J. B.

Troutman. MARRIAGE LICENSES Chas. E. Kirkland, Westmoreland Co, Helen Irene Hughes Derry Kingsley Reesman, New Bethlehem Bernice Coleman Dayton H. E.

Keating Commodore Elizabeth N. Hawking Indiana Ellsworth Byers. Manorville; Alene Plunkard, St. Petersburg, Pa. Thomas Lindsay Homer City Bridget Sarver Homer City Walter Sexton Whlte Twp.

Margaret Shankle Igelin Wm. L. Scabury, New Alexandria Hazel E. Trimble, New Alexandria John Fedinick Waterman Chronowski McIntire Frederick C. Cohen, Blairsville, RD Mildred Jane Carr, Blairsville, RD Merle W.

Bouch Mahaffey, Essie D. Roush, Rochester Mills Frank Bostjanie Cherry, Run Mary Doug Homer City Carl M. Carnes, Rust Freepool, 0. Alice R. Blystone, Sultsburg, R.D.

Melvin Edward Parr Wilmerding Laura May Ayres, Turtle Creek Edwin Laskoski Indiana Ilelen Agnes Telk Indiana Earl L. Miller, Ben Cartright, Nelson Whitaker and Enos Cribbs have returned home. after a week's fishing trip to Sudbury. Canada, They also saw the Dianne quintuplets at Calandera Homer City Lad Lost Life In Car Collision DESPITE BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS VICTIM FROM RUP. TURED LIVER Funeral Rites To Bo Held Thursday at Parental Home Commodore Youth Struck By Hit-Run Driver, In Critical Condition in Hospital -Sustained Skull Fracture and Other Injuries.

for registration. An efficient corps of clerks will be on hands to take the registrations and it is hoped that all men and women, eligible to vote, will take advantage of the opportunity of registering at some convenient hour during these long days this week at the Commissioners office. David Hill, of town, who is employed the County Commissionerg in tabulating the registrations made in the district polling places of the county, reports that up until the beginning this week 13,531 votere of 1 the county have registered as. Republicans and 9,912 as Democrats. These totals show that one half of the voters of the county have failed to register.

ARRESTED FOR THEFT OF COPPER WIRE FROM THE PANSY COAL COMPANY MINE Quartet Held for Court After Hearing Here on Tuesday Afternoon Four men are prisoners in the county jail charged with the theft of 2,800 feet of copper wire, valued at $500, from the Pansy Coal Company mine, near Trade City, in North Mahoning towsship. They are James C. Bridge, 36, of Punxsutawney, R. D. John Bridge, 41, of Oil City, R.D.

Fred Bridge, 33, of Oil City, R.D.1, and Ptrry R. Warring, of Ou City. Their arrest occurred on Tuesday morning after they had returned legedly to steal additional wire from the abandoned mine. The -round-up of the quartet was accomplished by Privates Paul Longo and A. C.

Hughmanick of the Punxsutawney substation of the Pennsylvania Motor Police. The prisoners were brought to Indiana on Tuesday and were given a hearing before Justice of the Peace J. D. Hill, who ordered them held for court. Alleged confessions of the quartet implicate Joseph Ernest, 18, of Punxsutawney in the theft.

Poultry Farmers To Go On Annual Tour August 16 and 17 poultry will take their annual tour August 16 and 17, according to County Agent J. W. Warner, The starting point of tour will be the Pennsylvania Farm Show building, Harrisburg, where the poultrymen will assemble at nine o'clock Monday morning, August 16. The first stop will be at the Harrisburg State Hospital, Deputy Sheriff Eugene Wilson Home fro Canadian Fishing Trip Deputy Sheriff Eugene Wilson and wife and Sergeant Louis R. Feloni of the local State Highway patrol and Mrs.

Feloni, have returned home from a trip of two weeks in Canada. The enjoyed excellent fishIng and the beautiful scenery of the Canadian lakes. Improvement Plans for Four Streets Approved by the Borough Councll At the regular meeting of Borough Council held on Tuesday night, an ordinance was planned approving the proposed improvements of the following streets: Oak street from First to Fourth street. Fifth street from Washington to Locust street. Chestnut street from Tenth to Clymer avenue.

A contract for 20 tona of Amesite was awarded to the Amesite Corporation of America for material to be used in the street improving program. Mr, and Mrs. Elmer Potts of Zelinople and Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Cribbs and son Boh of Newton Falls, Ohio were visiting their Alster, Mrs.

E. W. Brandon of town over the week-end. Mr. and Mrs.

H. Douglas, of New Jersey, former residents of Indiana, are spending the month of August at the Indiana Contry Club, Funeral rites will be conducted on Thursday afternoon at the parental home, followed by burial in the Greenwood cemetery, of town, for Louis Perman, aged 15, son of Lout; Perman, of Homer City, who died early Tuesday morning in the Indiana hospital from internal injuries suffered Sunday night in 2t car crash near Homer City. The lad, who was riding In the rumble seat of a car driven Panl Overdorff, of Brushvalley township. was thrown against the cowling when the machine crashed into the rear of an automobile transport on 'Route 119. The youth, who sustained a rupture of the liver, was rushed to the hospital, where despite blood transfusions, he passed away at 4:45 o'clock Tuesday morning, His tragic death came as a shock to his many friends and associates in hig home community, where he was held in high esteem.

Surviving are his father and two brothere, Peter Cairns, aged 18, of Commodore, was injured in an automobile accident late Saturday night near Starford, is a patient in the Indiana hospital, where his condition was reported as critical at noon today. Cairns, who suffered a fracture of the skull and scalp lacerations, was struck by a car operated by a hit-run driver near Starford late Saturday night while he was walking on the highway. Others walking with the Cairns youth at the time and who were hit by the car escaped hurte. They were Arnold Keller, aged 18, of near Starford; Alice Lambing, aged 31, of Commodore, and Mary Belle Dooling, aged 13, of Indiana. PERSONAL MENTION Ben Arkle of Commodore, R.

D. 1, enjoyed a passenger trip from the local airport, over Indiana, Sunday. He was so impressed with flying that he has decided to fly from the local airport to Denver, Colorado this week. Adalaide Ward of Germantown is visiting with Betty Sutton of Water' street, Betty has just returned from a ten-day visit with Adalaide at the Ward cottage in Avalon, N. J.

Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Shaffer and son, Bobby, have returned from a week's vacation spent at Ocean City, N.

J. Mrs. J. M. Thompson and daughtter, Marion, have returned from a visit of two weeks at Virginia Beach where they were guests in the home of Mr.

and Mrs. Horace Thompson, Jr. Thos, W. Hall, manager of the Barkley Electric Company, loft this morning to be the guest or the General Electric Company for three days at Civeland. The trip was awarded Mr.

Hall tor his efforts in recent sales contest conducted by the company. Some 60 men will mako up the party. Highlights of trip include Nela Park and a day at the Exposition, Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Shank, Dorothy Shank and Farrie Fleming of Commodore, have returned hone from a week's tour of the New England States.

Mr. and Mrs, Clarence Gallup and children, who have been in Panama, Canal Zone, arrived in Indiana fursday. They are visiting friends and the latter's mother, Mrs. Margaret McGaughey, of Lucust street, Mr. Gallup, who is chief petty officer in the U.

Navy, has been transferred to the U. S. Holland at San Diego, Cal, Mrs. John Getty has returned from a week-end visit with friends in Ridgway. Lieutenat Commander and Mrs.

Paul Theiss, who have been spend. ing th past couple of weeks in the home of Mr, and Mrs. David Lewis have returned to their home in Now Haven, Conn,.

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