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From: Nancy Wilkinson <>
Subject: [ALL] Duquesne, January 1936
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2000 00:34:26 -0400
>From the Duquesne Times, January 8, 1937. Article "Ups and Downs in
Duquesne in 1936" - the year in review. Will post each month separately.
January 3 Four officers given walking papers as economy move. They are
Dysoske, Sully, Stinner and Moffat.
Father of Leonard H. Wilmot dies. The gentleman was aged 74 years.
January 10 John T. Waite re-elected president of Business Men's
Charles Debrezeni and Frank Klems die when they crash through bridge at
Kennywood and fall a distance of over 100 feet. Mike Salopek, another
passenger in the car, miraculously escapes.
Fire loss in Duquesne during year 1935 amounted to $1,520.
January 17 Rev. Fred Moskowitz is installed rabbi at Beth Jacob synagogue.
Eleven hunters are killed in Pennsylvania during the doe season last fall.
Addison Elliott, a well known citizen dies at the age of 67 years.
Charles Haberman, son of the late Frederick Haberman, passes away at the age
Mrs. R. H. MacIntosh, one of Duquesne's well known women, dies at the family
home on North First street.
January 24 Oliver frame school building afire. Little damage results.
Heavy blizzard of last Sunday sweeps the city causing much suffering. Said
to have been one of the worst in the history of the town. Snow to the depth
of 12 inches blankets Duquesne; trains are late and inconvenience prevails
on every hand.
January 31 James Shaw, one of the men that had been pensioned by the local
steel works, died while wintering in Florida.
Frozen meters bane of water department; zero weather prevails and the coal
dealers are a jolly set.
Fire ruins First Ward dwelling.
Thos. J. McLoughlin, well liked official of the local steel plant, is
promoted to nice position at city office.
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