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The Indiana Weekly Messenger from Indiana, Pennsylvania • Page 9

The Indiana Weekly Messenger from Indiana, Pennsylvania • Page 9

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VOLUME 38 INDIANA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 1923. ONE DOLLAR AND A HALF PER YEAR. COURT NEWS Jewell Loses Damage Case Approximately five and a half from the time it was given the case at 3:25 o'clock Tuesday afterr noon, the civil court jury in the trespass case to.ought by James L. Jewell, against C. W.

Wells, W. A. Howard and W. L. Shields, in Which the pJamtiff had sought to secure damages in the sum of $10,000 for alleged -datamation of character, growing out of his arrest on charges of entering the Jacksonville Presbyterian Church and damaging the piano, retrained a verdict at 8:35 o'TOlck TiiC'Sttiy evening in favor of the defendants.

According, to law, the costs in the case, mujl; be bo'iine by the plaintiff, Mr. Jeiweul. The costs will amount RECENT DEATHS Mrs. Mary T. Kelly Mrs.

Mary Thomas Kelly, widow of H. Prible Kelly, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Wm. V. Coste! lo, in Youngstown, Ohio, on December 20, from appoplexy, aged 85 years.

Mrs. Kelly was daughter of Mr. nn'l Mrs. John Thomas, of near For many years the Kelly family resided at Sheiocta, where they conducted a hotel. Later they were located at Kiski Boys' School wihere Mr.

Kelly was Steward. After her husband died Mrs. Kelly made her home with her married daughters. From gill hood she had been a member of the Presbyterian having bscome identified with the Curry Run mem bership during the pastorate of Hey. Alexander Donaldson, D.

D. She to a considerable sum, owing to the survived by three daughters, Mrs. Gilmore Baer, of Philadelphia; Mrs. Wm. V.

Costello, of Youngstown, Mhs M. Eva Kelly, of New York City; five grand-children and great- grand-children. The remains 5 brought to Saitsburg where funeral services were held in the chapel the Presbyterian church Friday, conducted by her former pastor, Rev. George M. Ryall.

Interment was made in Edgewbod cemetery. piany witnesses on both sidas of 1 the case. It will, be remembered that the Grand Jury returned not a true bill in tho case of the iwealth against' Mr. Jewell, arrested on a of malicious mischief. Fallowing the dismissal of the action result of the Grand Jury's decision, Mr.

Jewell entered a civil' suit for damages against the ittoiee Jacksonville man. The case had been on trial for several days and much testimony, pro and don, was given, The completion of the Jewell case and the settlement and continuance of the other cases listed, brought the December Term of Court to an end Tuesday. DROWNING AT SALTSBURG Wm. Ashbaugh Accidentally Dumped Into River Wm. Ashbaugh, aged about 65, was Mrs.

Laura Styles Warner Indiana friends of the family, have been saddened by the news of the death at her home in Pittsburgh Wednesday, January 3, of Mrs. Laura Stiles Warner, wife of Samuel F. Warner, and a former resident of Indiana, where the fami.y home was located for a number of years. Death was due to a complication of diseases. The deceased was possessed of a charming personality and by her REGENT MARRIAGES Peterman-Neeley Wednesday evening at eight-thirty o'clock in the hbme of Mr.

and Mrs. Charles F. Neeley, of. Orchard avenue, Bellevue, the marriage of their daughter, Miss Ethei McKinley Neely 'and Walter Dale Peterman, son of Mr. and Mrs.

James L. Peterman, of Wayne, avenue, Indiana, was solemnized by" the Rev. Kinle'y MeMoulan of the Sheridan Presbyterian church. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE NEWS "WHY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE" We take it that all are agreed that should become a very much larger city. Most people agree that more pay rolls of great assistance in builadng up a city.

The proposed Chamber of Commerce will work among other things for more pay rolls. We have ail been wanting this for years who is doing anything definite towards getting it? Can you 1 spare time from your business? Have MESSENGER FILES TELL OF MANY YEMS AGO er. After a buffet supper Mr. and Mrs. Pete.rman left east, where they wLl visit in Annapolis, Washington, Baltimore and New York.

After February first they will be at home in Indiana. The out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. J. L.

Peter man and family, Mr. and Mrs. E. Knight, of Linesville, Dr. and Mrs.

H. E. Moore, of Anibridge, Mrs. Rose Robinson, of Cleveland, and Mr. and Mrs.

Herbert Manners of Indiana. Roof-Bennett drowned in'the Kiskiminetas river at ability in various lines of activity, Sal'tsburg when a boat in which he both of church nature, had made many close associates. Most of her friends were not aware of her ill- Since the bridge at Saitsburg was ness until news of her death came. was crossing the river capsized on Tuesday morning of last week. destroyed by fire last May George H.

Rhsa has been operating a row boat to carry passengers across, the river. Since the rains have swollen the riyer, constructed a cable systeni whereby, the boat'was carried across the stream by the current of the water. The accident occurred probably 50 feet from the water's edge the depth of the stream is estimated at six feet at that point. occupants of the boat swam, battled and managed to get from the water except Mr. Ashbaugh, who was carried down the river several hundred feet below She leaves her husband and one Prof.

Paul Warner, a member of the faculty of the School of Technology of Pittsburgh. Funeral services were conducted in the family home Friday evening at eight o'clock. The body was brought to Indiana, arriving here-tSaturday afternoon. A brief prayer service was held immediately following in the Streams and interment was made in Oakland cemetery. George Griffith George Griffith, a native of Bedford county, died in Wehrum.

Wednesday the place of accident before his body of last week of a complication of di- iwas brought to shore 'by Mr. within a few minutes after the accident occurred. Efforts were made to revive Mr. Ashbaugh but every effort failed. Mr.

Ashbaugh, who was accompanied by his son, was on his way to work in Saitsburg Extension. The son was thrown into the water with his father but escaped by swimming. Free Seed Apparently Defeated The time-honored custom of the distribution of-seeds will be a thing of the past if tihe United States Senate does not reverse the action of the House in cutting out the (appropriation of $250,000 for seed distribution. Tho agricultural appropriation bill as it passed the House, carried a total of $68,981,553, including an appro- prianion of $32,300,000. for good road ruction.

seases. He was born in Bedford county in 1851 and spent most of his life in that county. Last fall his family decided to come to Wehruon in 1 order to be closer to their children, but most of the time sinioe they moved to Wehrum Mr. Griffith has been sick. Funeral services were conducted at the home Thursday toy Rev.

Samuel Ford. Additional services were held in the Fds'hertown Reformed church Friday morning and burial made in the church cemetery. SIXTY YEARS AGO (From the Indiana Messenger of January 14, 18G3. J. Willis Westluke and Samuel A.

Smith, Editors.) Mr. James C. Hazlet of Georgeville, a member of Co. llth Reserves, Thcfceremony was performed in the you the experience, training and data who was severely wounded in the living room before an embankment of and information necessary to success- thigh at the battle of South Mountain, ferns, bamboos and inter- fully conduct, negotiate and increase some four months ago, was brought spersed with pink begonias and heath- our industries? No one can do this home on Monday last. He is s.owly recovering.

the Pittsburgh Dispatch of yesterday, we find the names of the following soldiers who are in the Libby pristn in Richmond. Doubtless they wili be discharged: A. J. Bolar, 12 th wounded in both legs. A.

R. Mitchell, llth wounded in leg. J. H. Sutton, llth wounded in leg.

Wm. Chamberlain, -llth left arm off. W. W. Evans, llth wounded in leg.

Alonzo Wright, 12th rigiht leg off. i Eli Billiard, llth wounded in the bip. The 78th regiment, a of whose members are from this county, was among the bravest in '-the recent fight in Murfreesboro, and suffered pretty severely. Its loss was twenty killed, one hundred and ten wounded and twenty-six missing. We have not yet seen a list of the names of the killed or wounded, but we notice the name of Lieut.

William A pretty wedding took place Wed- chamber of Commerce needs mesdiay afternoon of last week at the Evangelical parsonage when Miss Ne.lie Gladys Bennett became the Wife of George E. Roof. The bride is the youngest daughter of Mr. and 'Mrs. John Bennett and has been an efficient stenographer in the court for several years.

The reception was. given at the Bennett home and sumptuous dinner was served. by individual effort. One our industries? No one can do this alone. We must act together as one man.

Identify ourselves with the work through the Chamber of Commerce, who will and can market the advancement of Indiana. Whatever this Chamber of Commerce shall be able to do, depends upon the extent of moral and financial support which it must receive from the citizens of Indiana. Too often, in the past, men have subscribed to membership in associations organized for similar purposes and felt by paying their dues that their obligations to the organization had been discharged. The some- from you greater -than your due 0 it needs your substantial and moral support. Our city will be exactly what you make it.

Indiana is your city, our city; many of us have helped some in making it what it is. We all agree that it is a good city and we are not satisfied to let it stop where it is today. The city cannot be The, families of the bride and groom and Rev. and Mrs, L. B.

Ruttenhouse were guests the reception, Rev. Rittenh'ouse being the officiating ister. The bride and groom were the good citizen can aigita'te and if he is fairly well to do he can donate, but it takes the combined efforts of all in- PERSONAL MENTION H. Hill, of town, was in Bladrs- ville Thursday attending the installation of the officers of the G. A.

R. Edith S. Kinner, of South Tenth street, left for recently, where s.he expects to spend the remainder of the winter. and Mrs. Harry W.

Wilson, of Pasadena, who have been iting in Indiana for some weeks, are visiting other relatives in Baltimore. Eunice Fee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fee, has return ad to her school work in the University of Michigan. Miss Fee will graduate in ihe M.

Wortman, of former proprietor of the Indiana House, is a business visitor in Indiana. His wife left for Jacksonville, Florida last Saturday, for the winter. McMillen, of Blairsville, collected $100 fine and costs, each fror.i two booze sellers arrested in that town. Another was sent to the Indiana jail because he could not pay the fine. John Gorman, of R.

D. presented tihe editor of this paper with some of his excellent all-pork sausage last week. We are enjoying the same now with buckwheat cakes on the side. Many thanks. Raymond, Secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, is a buay man these days, and the results are.

apparent. The drive for a 500 iriem- ber-snip is on and the indications are that the goal will be reached. of many young ger and better Indiana, there is real- citizens to really do things Maize, formerly of this borough, as You wish to see a big- wounded. We hope he will goon re- couple left Thursday for an eastern trip. ly no limit to what would be accomplished by a properly organized Chamber of Commerce if you and your fellow citizens will take up this organization and give and your tame, in proportion to your Think this over.

Marriage George Roof and Miss Gladys Bennett, both of Indiana. G. Edward Warner and Mis? Nancy Spencer, both of Glen eampbeU. tmdoubtedly we are at the begm- David H. Kephart and Miss Mabel of a great business revival, ev- cry reliable indication points to it.

If E. Keller, both, of Kenwood. Oscar Erickson and Miss Helen Roitiertsoh, both of Luciusborol Consumers Service Company Starts Operation on Station P. A. Nord, superintendent of construction for tne Consumers Service Company, a-rived in Indiana Monday preparatory to beginning active work ourselves.

Indiana wishes to share to its full proportion in that prosperity its citizens must do something to make the town and its institutions permanent and add to their number. It is up cover. A. L. Mcduskey, Register and Recorder elect, has entered upon the duties of his office.

We predict that the Squire will make an attentive and obliging officer. His predecessor, Mr. Liohteberger, retires from the position which he has so ably, and satisfactorily filled with, the best wishes the county following him. Col. Paige has also entered upon his duties as county surveyor.

A portion of the Democracy of Westmoreland and Indiania counties celebrated the anniversary of tihe battle of New Orleans on the evening to us as citizens, as a matter of self- the 8th by a supper and hop preservation and for the purpose of a Wm. Donnelly's at the Intersec- forging ahead, to lend a helping hand tion. A number of the "faithful' 1 and to do something to 1 help Robert W. Ewmg Robert Wray Ewing, of Elders Ridge', died on Friday, December 29, 1922. His death came as a shock to this friends as he had been in his usual health.

His death was due to a stroke of paralysis. He is survived by three sons: Frank, of Ridgway; Ralph, of Salina, and Paul, of Elders Ridge, Wehrum Girl Burned Celia De Guiseppi, aged seven years, was severely burned about her head and arms at her home in Wehrum late Friday afternoon. The mother of the child had been washing the children's heads with eene, and during her absence Jhto another for a short time, the child put a lighted match to her own hair and set fire to it. In order to extinguish- the flames with her hands the child became severely burned about her arms. Her hhair was burn- the Presbyterian Ridge during the pastorate of thf Rev.

Alexander Don- He united with church of Elders Funeral services werp and ceme- aldson, D. D. held on the following interment made in the Ridge tery, Mrs. Anna Guja Anna Guja, aged 36 years died in her home in Church street Sunday evening. The deceased was well known in this city, having spent ithe past eight years as court intv? protor.

She was a daughter of Mr and Mrs. Joh-n Scabo, whom she tne "Service Station Beautiful" at he corner of Philadelphia and Filth streets. Regardless of the weather, For this purpose and organization a ocmmittee is at work to establish a from this place were in attendance. Married On the 8th by Rev. S.

Aughey, Mr. N. H. Hunt, of Mt. Hearthy, Three Wills Probated Here Mrs.

Theresa'North Grier, late of. Indiana, leaves a life interest in h. ff entive estate to her sister, Mrs. Maud Nort. Smith; at her death, a nephew of bhe-deceased, George E.

P. Smith, i to inherit. Mrs. is also named as executrix of the will, dated May 21, 1921. H.

C. Downey, of Pittsburgh, is named as the sole beneficiary and executor of the estate of his late uncle, J. A. Downey, late of Jacksonville. The will bears the date of October 6, 1922.

Mrs. Mary A. Colkitt, late of 'Indiana, leaves certain articles of house- ho.d furniture to her daughter Estella M. Manus and Clara The remainder of the estate ds divided equally among husband, Thoriias 'W. Colkitt; her sons, Melvin William and her Mrs.

Daliton. The will is dated June 26, J920. Letters 'of administration: were issued to T. W. Colkitt.

the work of construction wLl proceed on jy ne ip to develop the things that at once and the freezing weather will to no deterrent as special means are legitimate Chamber of Commerce that will not to Miss Martina A. Aultman, of ed to the The mother, hear- eaves together with her husband am William and Alex, both at home. Funeral services iwere held Wednesday afternoon and interment was in Oakland cemetery. ing her screams, rushed to the room where the lohild was, and in extinguishing the flames she also was severely burned about the arms. The child was rushed at once to the Mercy hospital at Johnstown, where she is in a serious condition.

Mrs. Guiseppi is a widow and has several small children. The First Baptist church of Blairs- Miss Nannie Anderson The death of Miss Narenie Anderson occurred at her home on Oak and Eighth streets on Tuesday, Januarv 9th. She was daughter of Mr. and Mrs.

James Anderson, deceased and She used in the laying the brick and With the arrival of supplies and their continuance at the right intervals, Mr. Nord stated that he hoped have the station constructed to al- ow of a formal opening the first part of May. This will be of interest the large number of stckholders of the Consumers Service Company in Indiana. It was also announced Tuesday that a contract was closed Monday for the site upon which will be built the storage plant of the company. It is located along the right- of-way of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, adjoining the storage plant of tihe Atlantic Refining Company.

We had the pleasure a short time algio to see a photograph of the station completed in Washington, and if their efforts in thds town is equally successful, Indiana will have a "station beautiful" indeed. Their salea of gasoline last year were over 4,000,000 gallons and they have already contracted for over 2,000,000 gallons this year. Their receipts for gasoline in the state of Indiana alone for the month of November was over $15,000 net, Possibly these few facts that can be verified will have a tendency to stop the vaporizings of a few individuals who seemed to take a particular delight in condemning an enteiprise of which they have no knowledge, other than the. printed propaganda of opposing concerns naturaly, but will offer inducements and advantages to that tend to the upbuilding of the community. What would it mean to you if Indiana could not keep step in the pace set by other towns? What would it mean to you if Indiana has reached its industrial lim- ita.

Burrell township, Indiana county. On the 1st by Rev. J. Q. A.

Weller, Mr. Adam Esch to Miss Hannah Glass, iboth of White township, Cambria county. Died On the 27th Mr. Charles Riddle, of Montgomery township 71 years. In December 1 of diphtheria, Amanda agred 8 years and William A.

'aged yille, will build a new church build- lived most of her life in Indiana. She ing on the lot recently purchased was a faithful member of the Second fyom N. Punlap, of that town. United Presbyterian church. She is survived by a brother, John Anderson The officers of the Findley Patch whom she made Her home.

fi AH of Blairsville were in- eral services will be held at Fun- There is one kind of preparedness 2 years, children of John and Christiana Weaver, of Brushvalley township. (Continued on Two.) which we all believe, preparedness to share in general prosperity. Will you help this good old town of Indiana to prepare for greater things? That is the object of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and you can help in this work by co-operating in the fullest measure and without stint. Are You With Us? Citizens! Are you interested in the Some Egg Man S. C.

Bennett, of Jefferson county, has produced the best egg record of that county. Frcm a- flock of 29 Co- lumaian Wyandottes, he secured last year 5 201 eggfe; monthly average, 433 6-12 eggs; average per hen per year, 180. Mr. Bennett says he had great difficulty in handling Wat 5-12 gtCClU following activities proposed by the Qther 12 appear i A TJiiiKnA I Chamber of Commerce? Public health, cleaner streets, more efficient school transportation, protection and readjustment of insurance rates, public welfare work, the preventing of accidents, encouraging present industries, gaining new industries, the promoting of retail trade, the promoting of whoelsale and manufacturing trade, taxation reform, Americanization of alien residents, city planning and educating the consumer to buy in Indiana. If so, give the Chamber of Commerce your heartiest support and co-operation, for they ar.e make Indiana "Better, Bigger and Busier." ed.

Indiana Heirs May Be Benefited Through the efforts of A. T. Davison, counsel for the Third Aveuue Railway and representing the town of Hompatead, it has ibeen found that land, worth millions of dollars, is within tfie town of Hcnrostead and France Prepares For Invasion of Germany Fifty thousand French troops are bediTgr massed in northern sector of the Allied occupation zone for sedzure of the Ruhr coal fiefefe and industrial cities. Forty-niiie French troop trains have border. of the occupation area of which forty" have been uniloadied.

iFrench army officers have arrived in Essen to arrange for buildings in which French troops will be They presented a list to the Burgomaster as to the number of that would be required. French military and mdndng lies are massed at Kefltiwig, seven miles from Essen which was reached by the French advance guard on Tuesday. Municipal authorities have begun to requisiitio.n buiMCnge for barrack uses. Headquarters of the great German coal synd'catc in which Hugo Stinnes is a dominant figure, are being removed from Essen. Officials of the Krvupp works, fortn- erly the chief sources of Germany's wac- supples, anmouwced attempt to continue worfc, turned.

The stateiment added; "This decision is taken not for the sake of the French but because 50,000 German workers depend 1 uron tho Krupps; for their daily bread," Marriage licenses; were granted in Cumberland, to Denny Cyrus Berkey, of Ligonjer and Miss Margaret Luella Richards, of Blairsville. Ross J. Hart and Miss Vina Jackson, both of fteilwood. Earl D. McAfoos, of Indiana and Miss Esther R.

Potts, of BlacHlwk. S. C. Coleman Announces The announcement of S. C.

man, of Young township, 'for comnfiissioner brings the numl candidates for that office up to ty, and a few more townships to be heard from. Our Job Printing always at your not Oyster Bay as was before supposed that the land is owned by the heirs of Captain John Seaman, who purchased it from the Indians and filed a deed for it in T666. The Capt. John Seamon mentioned in the above article taken from the Brooklyn Times, was the greatgrand- father of Mrs. Luther Roof of Indiana; other descendants in this section are Mrs.

Sue E. Willard, Mrs. Annie Kline and the Hauxhurst New dog licenses are as important as new automobile license plates. Every farmers should secure 1923 li! cerium for his without delay. Harry, (four year old son vf Mr.

and Mrs. Harry Bouch, Off ning, was painfully scal'der one, day last week when he fell into of scalding water. Four wen, weajptog Kla.n. Methodist church and presented ty -Whi'e preparing 13 chicken fflf Christmas dinner, Mrs. J.

C. Clarksburg, found a ring chicken, which he had Oft fl.

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