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Articles 1891 - page 1
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Article from The Reporter newspaper, Thurs., Apr. 14,
1881, page unknown: [excerpt only]
Dr. John W. Kelley, guardian of Ida Bell and Nora
Mounts, daughter of Richard Mounts...
|Article from The Observer newspaper,
Washington, Pa., Mon., July 6, 1891, page unknown:
"A Senseless Superstition - From the Uniontown Standard.
[paragraph] There is one peculiarity about the many marriage licenses
taken out at the recorder's office. It is this, that none are issued on
Friday. The officials of that office inform us that, during their term,
not a single application has been made on Friday. The old superstition
that Friday is an unlucky day seems to have considerable force even at
our day of advanced civilization."
Article from The Daily Reporter,
, July 7, 1891, page unknown:
"CREAMERY - Geo. W. McCammom
Creamery at West Alexander Hazed by Flames Loss Almost Covered by
Insurance - About 10 a.m., Thursday, the creamery of Geo. W. McCammon,
of West Alexander, was discovered on fire, and under such headway that
it could not be checked, and the building was completely consumed.
There was an insurance of $1,000 on the structure, but this will
not quite cover the loss. A
quantity of butter, almost ready for shipment, was saved.
It is not known how the fire originated.
Some adjoining buildings were badly scorched, but were not
J. P. Sharp's
J. Shan Mae___um
G. W. Robert's drug store
Washash Railroad - F. H. Tristram,
S. M. Charlton's - strawberry ice
J. R. Sharp - rent piano
[Top of column cut off in Xeroxing.]
"Revs. J. C. High, J. C. Steffey, M__ C. Camp., Mrs. R. E.
Byers, Mrs. ___ Sampson and daughter and Miss ____ Bentley were visitors
at the M. E. ___ parsonage during commencement.
"Misses Mattie Hamilton and _____ Elliott, of
, were visitors at Mr. Thomas',
"Mrs. Jane Richards celebrated ___ birthday by having her
pastor and family take tea with her.
"Miss Minnie Neal is quite indis_____ [indisposed?] at her
"Prof. Hall and wife left Monday ___ noon for Chautauqua and
a trip through
"Miss Josie Craft is visiting at _____
"A young man named Murphy _____ died Thursday night of
cerebro spinal meningitis, aged 19 years.
Interment at ____lips' cemetery.
"Mr. Bert W. Morgan, one of our recent graduates has been
elected assistant principal of the Latrobe schools.
"Mrs. Baker, of Centreville, has been visiting friends here
for some days.
"Mr. O. O. Hornbake is confined to the house with a
threatened attack of pneumonia.
"Miss Bernice Applegate, of
, has been visiting her friend, ___ Minnie Paxton, during commencement
[re: M. E. Church repairs]
"Mrs. John Gleason went to Mon____heis, took gas at Dr.
Teeters' ____ rooms and got rid of her troubled toothache."
Article from The Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington
Co., Pa., July 18, 1891, page unknown: [surnames of interest only]
All articles here came from the same
Article from the The Washington Daily Reporter newspaper,
Pa., Nov. 9, 1891, page unknown:
Names only, from a column cut off
Mrs. John Cooper
___ Darsey and daughter
Miss Emma Cheesley, in
Dr. G. L. Thomas
____ Carson and Newt Graham
A. T. Baird & Co., grocer
Miss Lauretta M. Brownson, teacher of
Miss Margaret Bureau, teacher of vocal
and instrumental music, residence, corner
and Maiden streets
Miss Mamie E. Hamilton, teacher of
W. Beau street
Miss Sarah M. Freeby, teacher of vocal
and instrumental music, Residence 44 South Franklin street, between
Miss Eva Rogers, teacher of
247 East Wheeling street
Thos. Armitage, marble, granite, slate
and wood mantel works,
South Main street
H. H. M'Vehil stone cutter, shop at
55 West Beau street
, stone from the Forest Stone Co., Cleveland
[Articles about Oil Wells/Fields in
some surnames are:
[top of article cut off]
List of Jurors [partial list; column cut off] [the
locations are Townships]
Grand Jurors for Mon., Nov. 9th - P. G. Walker, farmer, Cecil
Charles Van Vorhis, farmer, Carroll
J. S. Kerr, farmer,
W. C. Lee, farmer, Cross Creek
C. K. Crawford, farmer, Somerset
Andrew Moore, farmer, Cecil
Frank L. Wortring, farmer, Hopewell
George [Fapey ?], liveryman, Canonsburg
A. C. Pollack, farmer, Canonsburg
James Martin, farmer, Jefferson
John Hank [or Rank ?], brickmason, Mon. City
Alfred Crocket, laborer, Washington
Andrew Adams. farmer, Carroll
John Londs [Lands ?], farmer, Donegal
Cyrus Stockdale, clerk, Al_en
Herbert _u__anan, farmer, Mt. Pleasant
Joseph Curry, laborer, Washington
Ebenezor Smith, farmer, East Finley
Oliver Prisberry, miner, Hanover
Edwin Young, farmer, Morris
A. J. Boreland, farmer, South Strabane
Geo. H. Powell, wagon-maker, Robinson
John Short, farmer, East Finley
W. H. Alexander, physician, Canonsburg [end of list]
Petit Jurors for Monday, Nov. 9.
J. M. Morris, minister, Washington
D. M. Valentine, merchant, West Alexander
W. J. Howarth, stone cutter, Washington
___ Oliver, laborer, Monongahela City [rest of names cut off on Xerox]
End of this page of Xeroxing...
Article from the The Washington
Daily Reporter newspaper, Washington Co.,
Pa., Nov. 9, 1891, page unknown:
"List of Letters Remaining at
the Post-Office at
, on Monday, November 9, 1891: [NOTE from typist - put into 3 columns
instead of 2, as were in the original.]
||J. R. Jackson
||[_? _ ?]
|[B. H. ?] Sine
||J. W. Miles
||J. W. Baldwin
||W. M. Hendershot
|Wm. G. Filcte [?]
||John A. Baird
||[Abert ?] V. Johnston
|J. R. Edson
||D. N. Stewart
||J. F. _____
||Michael O'Brico [?]
|J. W. Oller
|| John J. Baker
||J. B. Burgan
|M. J. Williams
|| Ma___ Wolf
|[Rest of list cut off in xeroxing.]
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