JEFFERSON COUNTY â€” Persistent snow showers throughout the day on
Saturday appeared to be a contributing factor in at least one of a number of accidents that took place during the course of the day.
For a full report, see Monday's edition of The Spirit.
The Punxsutawney Masonic Lodge is sponsoring a blood drive to be held from noon to 6 p.m. on Tuesday in the cafeteria at SS. Cosmas and Damian Roman Catholic Church.
The theme is "This Holiday Give Something that Means Something."
Pictured are members of the Masonic Lodge, (front, from left) Jerry Wright, past master; Pat Villella, Dick Fetterman, lodge members; (back) Ed Halo, Clifford Klinger, Robert Haag, lodge members; Chuck States, worshipful master; Roy Pate, lodge member; and James L. Shaffer, past master.
(The Spirit is pleased to share with our readers vignettes of life in the 19th century as originally reported in past issues of the newspapers. These reproduced stories include their original headlines and spelling.)
December 1, 1897
Dr. Grube Will Wed
Mr. and Mrs. David Hutchison, of Pittsburgh, have issued invitations for the marriage of their daughter Miss Minnie Newkirk, to Dr. John Grube, of Braddock. The wedding will take place on Thursday, December 9, and the ceremony will be performed by Rev. Mansell, of Hazlewood.