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From: Nancy Wilkinson <>
Subject: [ALL] Duquesne June 1936
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2000 00:39:07 -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.
June 7 Mrs. T. J. Tindal re-elected president of Women's Civic Club.
City employes get increase in pay and two weeks' vacation.
Memorial Day services prove impressive and are taken part in by several
bodies of the city.
War veterans are looking forward to the bonus payment which reports indicate
arrive about June 15.
Edith and Seward street residents go before council and say that the
establishment of a playground in that neighborhood is not wanted.
John Burk, a former well known employee of the Duquesne Steel Works, but who
had been pensioned, dies at home after a protracted illness. The gentleman
was aged 69 years, and had resided in Duquesne for over half a century.
Mrs. L. H. Karhl, a former resident of this city, dies at her home in
Adolphe Quaide, one of the pioneers in this city, dies at the advanced age
of 84 years.
Rosenzweig & Gross, furniture dealers, branch out and establish a fine store
in the Williams block on North First street.
Pupils, patrons and friends of the public schools gather at Kennywood in the
annual school outing.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Haines are signally honored by a number of their many
friends at a party that is tendered at an out-of-town hotel.
Florence Nicodemus and Thos. Russell are made man and wife.
June 12 Father Walsh, long time pastor at the Holy Name Church in this
city, recovers from illness and departs for his old home in Ireland.
Much interest is manifested in the mill election and practically all of the
employees cast a ballot.
Rev. Father Fehrenbach, pastor of St. Joseph Church, is tendered fine
reception in honor of the 25th anniversary of his elevation to the
Mrs. Dennis Magee and daughter Kathleen, depart for a visit to the Emerald
Government completes payment for the postoffice site.
Charles Riley, well known young man of this city, is elevated to the
Revina Wilson and Lester McGlaughlin are married.
Tax installment law goes into effect and many taxpayers take advantage of
the opportunity to save penalty.
June 19 Three hundred and fifty world war veterans in this city imagine
it's Christmas when Uncle Sam hands them the bonus payment.
Gypsies that had congregated west of the city are ordered to fold their
tents and hie hence ward.
Mrs. James Steele, well known resident of the Second ward, dies at her home
on Kennedy avenue.
Daniel Feick, in charge of the lighting system in this city, is awarded a
degree at Carnegie Tech.
Among those to marry are: Harold Fullerton and Olive Harris; Elizabeth Maire
anf Rudolph Schrel; Eileem Schaming and Albert Deyo; Pul Wolf and Olive
Joseph Wilderman receives nice appointment when he proves competent to enter
June 26 Rev. and Mrs. A. J. Herman write entertainingly from points they
are visitingin Europe.
Work on new postoffice building to start next week.
Mary Petrisko and Budimer Babic are among the newly weds.
Col. George J. Bryen falls at his home and injures hip.
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