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From: Nancy Wilkinson <>
Subject: [ALL] Duquesne September 1936
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2000 00:41:38 -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.
September 4 School bell to ring out next Monday.
Tax collector's salary set at $3,200 a year.
Building permits on the increase.
William Clement dies at the ripe old age of 89 at the home of his daughter,
Mrs. Charles L. Conlin.
Anna Porvaznik and John Hornak are married.
September 11 Orders are issued for the opening of the cintering plant in
Oliver Hollow. The plant had been idle for several years.
Testimonial dinner given by the Duquesne Business Men's Association in honor
of Messrs. A. C. Cummins and King H. McLaurin.
Robert Moffat is the first Duquesne citizen to take to the air in his own
September 18 Edwin Robert Crawford, Duquesne's leading citizen and its
ranking philanthropist, dies after prolonged illness at his home on South
Duquesne avenue. Born on the 13th of the month; married 13 years and passes
to his reward on the 13th. His passing was the cause of much mourning
throughout the city.
Mary Capp and Edward Cochran are united in marriage.
Mrs. Gerdis, relict of the late Robert B. Gerdts, of this city, and Wilson
Haves of Washington, Pa., are married.
H. M. Beesom, for many years an engineer on the Union Railroad, retires on
September 25 First National Bank is bequeathed $1,500,000 by the terms of
the will of the late Edwin R. Crawford.
John Smith, well known citizen, is found dead near his garage on South Sixth
The estate of Col. George J. Bryen is set at 130,000.
Edward H. Fey, real estate dealer, takes over the William E. Reed property
on North First street.
Pay boost granted workers is said will cost the steel corporation
Hestor Harner and Anthony Gentile were united in marriage.
Mrs. Bridget Maloy, highly respected resident of this city, is dead at her
home on North Second street.
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