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DANGEROUS “BACK YARDS
ting their lessons done,
~ George W. Gross. of Jefferson Town-
“of Trinity Lutheran Church, Somer- |
_ Colflesh, of Lower Turkeyfoot Town
“Michael. ee |
Mrs. Mary R. Perdew, daughter of |
. Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Emerick, and
Are there any back yards like this in your vicinity? This picture was taken within sight of the Capitol do
It showed a condition which unfortunately exists in altogether too many towns and villages.
The buildings which front on these yards were presentable enough, and no one would judge from looking
them that the occupants were such slov
Such a condition is a menace to health and safety.
Rubbish and heaps and piles of garbage make a breedi
place for rats, vermin, and durtag the warmer parts Qf the year, flies and mosquitoes. At all times such a sti
is an offense to decency and adds to the peril from fire. A carelessly disposed pail of hot ashes might readily sti
a conflagration which would sweep a Ww
fn many communities annual clean-up days have been institute
suggests that it would be far better if this was made a weekly or a» monthly event to prevent the accumulation
sueh unsightly piles of trash and refuse
Civic pride and individual decency both dictate that Such offenses be abolished.
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Miss Mabel, Viola Woolley, daugh |
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew W. Wooll- |
ey, of Somerset Township, and Albert |
Milton “Gross son of Mr: and Mrs. |
ship, were married at the parsonage |
set, by the Rev. I. Hess Wagner.
Miss Anna Alice Snyder, daughter!
of Mr. and Mrs. Peter J. Snyder, of
Addison Township, and Milton Bruce
Colflesh, son of Mr. and Mrs. John F
ship, were married at the parsonage
of the Somerset Methodist Episcopal
Church by the Rev. Charlés F. Bollin-
ger. : : !
Miss Clara A. Steinly, daughter ot
Mr, and Mrs. Lewis Steinly. of Green
ville Township, and John F. Smith,
son of Mf, and Mrs. Bamey J. Smith,
of Summit Township, were married at
. the parsonage of the Meyersdale Lu E
by the Rev. Di W.
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Edmund Glessner, son of Mr. and Mr.
Jacob Glessner, both of Fairhope
Township, were married at the court-
house by Marriage License Clerk
Bert F. Landis. i
Miss Ada Idella Meyers, daughtef of
Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Jeremiah Mey-
ers, and Newlin Emert Beabes, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Noah Beabes, both of
Hooversville, were married at/ Hoov-
ersville by the Rev. William B. Sun-
day. ; oo
Miss Emma Spory, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs: Philip Spory, and Curtis C.
Kéim, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon
Keim; both of Jenner Township, were
married at the home gf the; bride's
parents by the Rev. Elmer F. Rice,
pastor of the Jennértown Lutheran
Miss Amanda Miller, daughter’ of
Mr. and Mrs, Abraham B. Miller, and
JamdsUPHee Both’ of ‘Btalp Level,
were married .at Scalp Level.by the.
Rev. H. $2. Replogle. ee
Miss Hita L.” Winters, daughter of
Mr. and Ms. Georgd H: Winters, and
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Harry B. Rhodes, son of Mr. and Mrs. |
Frank Rhodes, both of Jenner Town-
ship, were married at the parsonage
of the Jennertown Lutheran Churéh
by the Rev. Elmer F. Rice. .
Miss Edne B. Swank, daughter of
Mr. dnd Mrs. John’ Swafik,’ of Somer
sei Township, and Robert’ Wesley
Cover, son of Mr. and Mrs. Josiah Co- | S Si
ver,- of Jobektows, dre married at's this county last week for Towa, wheére
the ‘parsonage; of Grace United Hvéan-
gelical Church, by the Rev. G. A. Col-
Mibs Weta Adalin®' Liston, daughter
ef Mr. and Mrs. Raymond’ Liston, of
.. Harnedsville, and Melvin Oscar Cough
* epeur, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew
Coughenour, of Addison Township,
were married at Salisbury by the Rev
9. G. Fye. :
Miss Mabel Joyce Boyts, of’ Frie-
dens, and Milford Georgé Odks, son of
d. Commissioner of Health Samuel G. Dix
IMPROVING THE LITTLE RED SCHOOLHOUSE
For years it was the general opinion that our ccuntry boys and girls
had & decided advantage over their city eousins in health and general en-
Until recently any suggestion that our rural schools did not
offer all that was desirable in the way of education and environment would
have aroused a storm of protest.
The little red schoolhouse has so long been looked upon as an institution
to which we as a nation must point with pride that any attempt to criticize
was 111 received.
The results of the medical inspection of schools in Pennsylvania during
the past few years has given & shock to those interested. The records of
the State Department of Health show
that over 70 per cent of the children
in fourth-class districts suffer from one or more physical defects.
The sanitary conditions are also far from satisfactory. As a result of
the work which has been done there has been an awakening to the true con-
ditions and an effort is being made in almost every quarter to better the
conditions in the country schools.
The reports of Commissioner of Health Samuel G. Dixon
show that there
is an increasing interest in and demand for both medical and sanitary inspec-
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W. Achison, both of Milford Township
were married at the courthouse by
Marriage License Clerk Bert F. Lan-
Miss Mayme Ellen Gearhiard, daugh-
tér of Mr. and ‘Mrs. Francis'S. ‘Ger
hard’ and Benjamin Francis - Kurte,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kurtz,
both of Confluence, weré’ married at
Confluence ‘by Rev. L. W. LePage.
2a ROCKWOO0D :
J. BR. Barron has returned to Rock
wood after passing several weeks in’
Alabama looking after his property
Mrs. Dennis Mankerier, who ‘with
her children had been visiting rela
tives” at’ Rockwood and vicinity, left
they will remain with Mrs. Manke-
mier's father. a0
‘A’ general strike at the State Line
‘Coal Company plant was nipped in the
bud on Wednesday of last week when
George Brown, the agitator of ' the
strike, was arrested and taken to Som-
erset jail to await trial for incitinz a
riot. A number of the other men who
had signed the paper for a strike for
moire honey have been dismissed from:
the Service. :
Mr. and Mrs. George Oaks, of Hoov-
ersville, were married at the parson-
age of the Stoyestown Lutheran
Church by he Rev. J. 8. English.
Miss Anna BE. Buhan, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Buhan of
Shade: township, - and Lester Boyer,
son of. MF. and Mr. Robert”P. Boyer,
of Quéhiglioning Township were mar |
red at Hooversville by the Rev. Mar-
tin M. Huser.
Miss Ella Hattie Resh, daughter of
fr. and Mrs Walter Resh, and Simon
Mrs. Fred Schmucker of Holsopple,
| was the guest of her mother, Mrs.
i Cora Heally of Main street, during
! the holidays. :
The bowling alleys under the Miller
| Block, which has been closed for the
past year, will be reopened under the
| new méAnagement of Homer Bowman.
| The pool tables and bowling alleys
fare being put into shape for the open-
| The Farmers & Merchants National
| Bank of Rockwood on December 27
opened their 1916 Christmas Savings
Club. , : x
Miss Bessie Bittner of Meyersdale,
has been visiting her ‘brother-in-law
and sister, Mr. and Mrs. P. P. Hauger.
Miss’ Florence Dull Has” retdfned
home, after spending several days as
the guest of Miss Merrill at the home
of Her parents, Mr. and ‘Mrs. W. A.
"MerFil of ‘Garrett!
Mrs, ‘MR. Brénnsn ‘and two: chil-
dren and; Mr. and Mrs. D. B. DeHaven,
who hlave been the guests of the for-
mér’s’ parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J.
Orland Kipp of Hyndman spent sev
eral days last week with His unele 2nd
aunt, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Malsbery.
A ‘pretty home wedding was that «i
Miss Mary Kate Engi2. eldest danzh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. William Engle, and
‘Clarence Wm. Hall, son of Isaac L.
Hall of Confluence, solemnized Thurs-
day evening at 8 o'clock at the home
of the bride, Connellsville. Rev. David
Flanigan of Pittsburg, an uncle of the
bridegroom, officiated. The wedding
Engle a sister of the bride, and during
the ceremony, “Love’s Old Sweet
Song,” was played. Mrs. N. T. Hibben
also sang “A Perfect Day.” Following
the ceremony refreshments were
served. ‘A color scheme of pink and
white predominated. The bride has
been: a teacher in the Comfluence
schools for some time. The bridegroom
is a gradiate of Wesleyan University
of West Virginia. Mr. Hall and his
bride will be at home at their new
home at’ West. Je, Confluence.
light it casts depends the
your dealer for
All the winter day you look forward to
the evening, to serving supper, to seeing
the family gathered in the sitting room
—father reading, the young ones get-
sewing—all surrounded by a soft flood
of light from the beaming lamp on the
of your family. To avoid any possibility
of eye strain and the headaches and
nervousness that follow, make certain that
each room—sitting room, parlor, kitchen
—is lighted by Rayo Lamps.
As a result of our widely advertised request, thousands of careful
Atlantic Rayolight Oil is the very best thing they know for
mirrors, brightening faded carpets, restoring linoleums, ec. .
of work, it is important to get the very finest gra
That same lamp is important, for upon the
for heating, ligh
by name. It costs no more than the unknown, untried kind.
ATLANTIC REFINING COMPANY, PHILADELPHIA i
And to get the very best results, fill them
mechanically perfect—they never flicker
nor smell, but they do throw a flood of soft;
mellow light—a light that is ideal for read-
ing, sewing or playing.. And the Rayo is a
’ "beautiful lamp—special designs for special
rooms—but every Rayo Lamp can be
easily and quickly cleaned.
Of course; Atlantic Rayolight Cil does
best in Rayo Lamps, but it will improve
the light of any lamp. Really the best
It burns without smell or smoke,and it burns
housewives tell us that
olishing windows and
aturally, for this kind
de of kerosene—so be certain to ask
Oil. Rayo Lamps are
ting and domestic uses.
have returned home to
march was played by Miss’ Edna PR.
| Every Farmer with two or more |
i + cOWS needs a ; |
THE BEST SEPARATO« MADE
Office 223 ei or
Johnstcwn, - Penn’a
You can gi
Frank L. Groff
Wm. C, Price
Stiecessor to 'W. A: Clurke
Business conducted at the same plac.
Prompt attention given to all calle
at all times. Both Phones.
Mrs. Alice Luther Mong of Stoyes-
town, died ‘at her home recently after
a short illness. She was 56 yars old
and the wife of John J. Mong. Her
husband and a son, Elwood, survive.
ood Td. YODER.
Go Easy on the Butter Kids;
+ —it’s 40c. a Poun
Penn’ apse commu |
CROUP AND WHOOPINGCOUGH.
Mrs. T. Neureuer, Eau Claire, Wia.,
says, “Foley's Honey ad Tar Com |
‘pond cured’ my boy of a very severe
attack 0 croup after other remedies |
nad fafled. Our milkman cared’ Kis
children “of whoopingeough:” Fole¥ s
has’ a forty years record of simils
cases. Contains no opiates. Always i»
sist on Foley's. Sold everywhere .
Hundreds of health articles appes:
in newspapers and magasines, and B
practically every one of them the im
portance of keeping the bowels reg
ular is emphasized. A constipates
condition invites disease. A depends
ble physic that acts without theomve
nience or griping in Fpley Cathaset:
The Cross Roads school near King-
wood has been closed on account of
epidemic of measles. There is also
some talk of closing the Kingwood
: Cumberland’ in
cid] they ae,
neglecte ey we ne"
body and open the way for
seriousillness. Many chronic
diseases may be traced back
to indigestion that could
have been immediately
Beecham’s Pills. This well
known home remedy has
proven itself dependable, safe
and speedy during sixty years’
use. The fame of having a
larger sale than any other med-
icine in the world proves the
dependable, remedial value of
SA a rhc
Logs Bere Moms
In @ libel in’ divorce filed by Attor-
neys Kerkey & Shaver for, Lottie H.
Michaels” of Rockwood, the: libellant
charges her husband; Clarence Mich-
raels, with cruel and barbarous treat-
ment. The couple were married at
1908 ‘and ‘went to
. housekeeping” in Jersey City: After
| living there for several months they
returned’ to Fort .Hill. There, the H-
bellant charges, the husband would get
he once struck her on the ear that she
was partly deaf for three weeks.
It has been reporfed that detectives
in the employ of the Baltimore & Ohio
Railroad Company have been taking
“spap-shots of employees in the oper :
ating - department” while in the act of
drinking. Absolute sobriety while con-
nected with the service is one of the
first requirements of all railroad com-
panies these days.
Clark G. Bittner, who farmed for ez:
Sheriff Hoover a number of years,
has moved to the farm owned by J. W.
Phillips (formerly by S. U. Shober)
two miles east of Somerset. Mr. Phil.
lips has made a number of improve-
ments on this farm, and hopes to
make it one of the show places in the
William E. Bittner, a farmer of Mik
ford township,“was stricken with apo
blexy recently and little hopes are en
tertained for his recovery.