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From: Nancy Wilkinson <>
Subject: [ALL] Duquesne February 1936
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2000 00:35:19 -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.
February 7 Miss Lillian Kelly, well known young woman, dies.
Attorney Albert G. Brown announces for Congress seat.
Duquesne's Black Maria, commonly known as the patrol wagon, is sold and a
number of Duquesne fellows give a sigh of relief. It brought $11.45 on the
February 14 Mrs. Barbara Sweitzer aged 84 years, dies at her home on
Kennedy avenue. John L. Sorg, a resident of the township, aged 71 is dead.
John L. McLean, father of Mrs. Richard Reid, is fatally burned at a gas
station he was conducting.
D. C. Muir is endorser for Congressional seat.
Court hands down decision denying right of Carnegie Manor people to form
February 21 Sylvia Soffer, daughter of Jacob Soffer, marries McKeesport
Duquesne Motor Coach lines only one in county that continued operations
during the recent spell of blizzard weather.
Emma Marie Sweitzer, aged 54 years, follows mother to the grave.
James Cale, Sr., for many years a resident of this city, dies at the age of
Plans are being made to start work on the new postoffice building.
Mifflin township school district makes partial payment of $4,900 to local
school district on $12,000 bill.
February 28 Presbyterian church decides to promote another exposition in
Mrs. Elizabeth Huwait, one of the oldest residents of the city, dies at the
age of 79 years.
Miss Barbara Rausch, sister of Prof. J. P. Rausch, dies at the latter's home
on Lincoln avenue.
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