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From: "Victoria Hospodar Valentine" <>
Subject: [ALL] Long Ago
Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 06:35:42 -0400
July 4, 1941 McDonald Record-Outlook
Out of the Long Ago
Thirty-five Years Ago
June 22, 1906
Ralph WOODS is home from his medical studies in Philadelphia.
The Frank MILLER family has moved from Fannie street to Carnegie.
Adam KESSLER of Sturgeon was painfully injured in a fall in the coal mine.
The Rev. T. B. MARTIN, pastor of the Midway Baptist church, has purchased a
lot near the John CAMPBELL property in Midway from James BELL and will erect
an eight-room house.
D. G. GRAY, the Midway miller, suffered severe injury to his arm and
shoulder when he fell from a stepladder.
Deaths-Wilber PARKINSON, 24, of Midway; Elizabeth A. REED of Hickory: Mrs.
Lewis BURNS, 46, of Imperial; Mrs. BOAK of McDonald, and Daniel NIXON of
Monticello, Ky., formerly of the Gladden farm.
June 29, 1906
Robert LESCALLETTE sustained painful injury to a foot while at work on
Briar hill tipple.
McDonald has a tennis club of twenty members. J. N. MCDONALD is president,
Dr. W. L. SCOTT, vice president, Miss Elizabeth TAIT, secretary, and Dell
An African Methodist Episcopal church is being organized in McDonald.
Lewis LIGGETT of near Hickory has purchased a large farm in Cadiz, Ohio.
N. G. PARKE of New Bethlehem has been chosen principal of the McDonald
Charles MCDONALD of near Venice had two valuable colts killed by lightning.
Leon RANDOUR is moving back to McDonald from Rogers, Ohio. He has obtained
a position as mine foreman at Bulger.
A. W. SCHAFER has sold his grocery and meat market in Midway and will engage
in buying cattle.
Enoch HOLLAND of Midway is the owner of a four-legged chicken eight weeks
old. It is as lively a biddie as any of the flock.
Deaths-Mrs. Caroline CARL, 84, of Mt. Pleasant township; Hannah PATTERSON
of Venice; Annie ESSAVIGE of Cherry Valley, and Mrs. Annie L. PIERCE of
Ithaca, N.Y., formerly of McDonald.
Thirty Years Ago
June 30, 1911
Robert, son of Squire A. B. COCHRAN, sustained a deep gash in the fleshy
part of his left arm while at work in Jumbo mine. He was fastening the
chain to some rails when the mule gave a sudden start and tripped him,
throwing him on top of the moving rails.
The Rev. Luther K. PEACOCK, brother of Auctioneer R. A. PEACOCK has
resigned his pastorate at Mercer and accepted the position as assistant to
the Rev. William A. SUNDAY, the well-known evangelist.
Forty-eight teachers took the examination for permanent certificates at
Miss Anna KESSLER of Sturgeon and Marcelan VOYE of McDonald were married
June 27 in St. Patrick's church, Noblestown.
Mrs. Frank SCHELL fell down a flight of steps and injured her back and
sprained an ankle.
Deaths-Mrs. James FERRIS, 78, of Houston; Anthony ROMAIN, 70, of Champion,
and George POSKIN, 2, and Mrs. Rosalie POULAILLON, 79, both of McDonald.
Twenty-five Years Ago
June 20, 1916
F. C. SAWHILL of Midway was painfully injured when struck by a hit-and-run
Mrs. George HAMMERLY fell and broke an arm.
Miss Margaret ROGERS, a niece of J. C. ROGERS, has been appointed a
supervisor of nurses in the Municipal Tuberculosis hospital, Chicago. Miss
ROGERS was visiting in Chicago when this position was unexpectedly offered
A. M. TRIMMER has returned from the Oklahoma oil fields.
Miss Marie MCINTYRE and F. O. DENSMORE, both of McDonald were married June
28 in St. Alphonsus' church.
M. B. FERGUSON underwent an operation in the West Penn hospital.
Deaths-Mrs. Henry TENNYSON, 62, of Langeloth; J. Milton FOSTER, 57, of
near McDonald; Mrs. Henry GROSSHEIM, *0, of Butler county, mother of John
GROSSHEIM of McDonald.
Twenty Years Ago
July 1, 1921
Harry SCHAFFER, Thomas LEMON, Harry R__N, and Harry WILSON were injured
while fighting an oil-well fire at the foot of Third street. The fire had
burned the high tension wires which run past the old well and he stream of
water from the hose formed a contact, which sent the four men, who were
handling the hose, sprawling.
Jules MASQUELIER's house in Valley street was struck by lightning. The
chimney was damaged and the ____ roof torn up.
Kline COWDEN of near Hickory was severely burned about the chest and
stomach when he was cleaning his automobile and the cleaning fluid exploded.
Charles VOYE has moved his family from the Federal Supply building to
Two of Adam FEHL's valuable cows were struck by lightning and instantly
Fifteen Years Ago
July 2, 1926
Thieves entered Kemp ALSTON's home in the Southside and stole $8.
The proceeds of the playground tag sale was $176.
Billy WOODS of south of town underwent a tonsillectomy in the Columbia
Miss Gladys GRAHAM of Pittsburgh and Arthur E. KENNEWEG of McDonald were
married June 28 in Pittsburgh.
D. A. BURT of Arabella street has purchased Andrew TENNYSON's ice cream
parlor in Lincoln avenue.
Deaths-Jerome IRWIN, 8, of McDonald, and Mrs. Margaret T. DENNY, 81, of
Ten Years Ago
July 2, 1931
While assisting in razing a building on the Joseph REED farm, Cecil
township, William E. CUBBAGE of near Venice was painfully injured when
struck by falling timber.
Jimmie JAMISON had the misfortune to burn an eye while playing with a
The Goodyear dirigible, the Puritan, came near crashing in the vicinity of
Canonsburg, when it was caught in the heavy windstorm.
Montour No. 9 mine reopened July 1 after a six-month shutdown.
Miss Irene POWERS of Venice and Joseph ADAMS of Cecil were married June 24
Miss Thelma DOEHRE of Midway underwent an appendectomy in the Mercy
Five Years Ago
July 3, 1936
Miss Lola N. MONACO and Andrew VENTRESCA, both of Cecil, were married June
24 in Carnegie.
Miss Marie LAVIE of Fifth street is having an interesting visit to the
Mrs. Anna PETROCIC of Oakdale was struck by an automobile an suffered a
broken leg and severe body bruises.
Mr. and Mrs. James F. WALLACE of Midway celebrated their 50th wedding
anniversary on June 24.
D. K. DYER of Mt. Lebanon has been elected supervising principal of the
Midway schools, left vacant by the resignation of H. L. TENNYSON.
Franklyn LEMON of the U. S. navy, has been transferred from Annapolis, Md.
to Coco (?Coeo) Solo, Panama. He is spending a month in his home in Midway.
James Silverthorne of Midway underwent an appendectomy June 22 in St.
Shirley WILSON, 8, of Imperial was struck by a motor truck and suffered a
Deaths-Mrs. William CAIN, 63, of Clinton; William W. INGLEFIELD, 79, of
Murdocksville; Mrs. John R. STEPHENSON, 8* of Hanover township; William
ELLIOTT, can't read the remainder of the column.
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