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Farmer Dies in Haying Accident Wednesday-Leonard Ashley Suffers a Heart Attack As Hay Load Tips Over Yesterday-Leonard Ashley, 57, of Middle Ridge, died almost instantly yesterday morning when the load of hay he was bringing into the barn tipped over and he suffered a concussion. It is thought Mr. Ashley, who had been in poor health four sometime suffered a heart attack as he was coming up the road and when the horses ran into the barn too quickly he was unconscious and unable to save himself as his head struck a part of the wagon as the wagon over.

Born in Tioga County on July third, 1886, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ashley, Mr. Ashley had spent most of his life in the vicinity where he died. He was an active member of the Middle Ridge church.

Besides his wife he is survived by five daughters, Gertrude, Mrs. William Reasnor , of Williamsport; Neva, Mrs. Waldo Beckhorn, of Velois, New York; Corene, Mrs. Richard Slocum; Miss Joanna Ashley, and Jane, Mrs. Richard Olmstead, all of Wellsboro; one brother, Isaac, of Alamagordo, New Mexico; and four grandchildren.

Funeral services will probably be held Saturday afternoon at the church.

Former Covington Resident Dies in Ohio-Gerhard H. Van Wert Wahage, 70, retired cheese maker of the Borden Company, died March 28, 1946, at his home in Van Wert, Ohio, following a three-month illness. Mr. Wehage was born in Hanover, Germany, July 24,1875, a son of John Henry and Anna Wehage. He went to Van Wert from Covington in 1926 as a liederkranz cheese maker for the Borden plant. He retired six years ago after 46 years with the Borden Company, mostly in the East. Surviving are his wife, a son Herman, of Van Wert; four daughters Mrs. James Lowery, Van Wert, Mrs. Lyle Knowlton, of Covington; Mrs. Malcolmb Donnett, of Van Wert, and Miss Helen Wahage a sister, Mrs. Anna Diehl, in Germany and 10 grandchildren. Funeral services were held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Vore-Knoll funeral Home in Van Wert, Rev. Charles T. Martz, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Van Wert, officiating. Burial in the Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert, OH

Thurston-Davis-blue tweed 4 o’clock on Saturday afternoon in the chantry of Grace Church, New York City, the marriage of Miss Mary Thurston, elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hull Thurston of New York City formerly of this city, and Bryan Sterling Davis of New Rochelle, also formerly of this city, was solemnized. The Rev. Dr. Sloatery, rector of the Church, performed the ceremony. Miss Jean Thurston, sister of the bride, and Raymond Patterson of New York attended the couple.

The bride wore a suit of French blue tweed with a large hat to match her costume. She wore a corsage bouquet of violets and orchids, her attendants wore a dark brown suit and a salmon pink velvet hat trimmed with ostrich feathers. She carried an old-fashioned bouquet. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Richard H. Thurston, Jr. Brother of the bride, and Morris Gould of New York, acted as the ushers.

Following the ceremony, a wedding reception was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Gardner, corner of ninth Street and fifth Avenue. Mr. and Mrs. Gardner are relatives of the bride's bother. About 50 guests were entertained.

Mr. and Mrs. Davis left immediately after the reception for Atlantic City, New Jersey, to spend their honeymoon. They will be at home after Feb. 1, at 27 Commerce Street , New York City.

The bride is very well known in this city, having resided here until a few years ago when she moved to New York. She Attended the Elmira Free Academy and was a member of a Adelphia Sorority. She is a granddaughter of the late captain and Mrs. James Reilly Reid, residence of this city for many years. Mr. Davis, who is the only son of Mrs. Alice Gryan Davis Of New Rochelle formally on this city, graduated from the Academy in this city and attended Cornell University, where he was a member of the Seal and Serpent fraternity. At the Academy, Mr. Davis was a member of the Alpha Zeta fraternity. He now holds a responsible position in New York City with Browning and Company. The best wishes of a host of friends are extended to the young couple

Among the guests at the wedding were several well-known former Elmiran's, including Mr. and Mrs. Edward L. Adams of Sherbrooke, Can, Miss Alice Adams & Miss Catherine Adams of New York City, Mrs. E.E. Loomis, Miss Dorothy T. Lovell, Miss Mary Knight, all of New York City, Mrs. Alice Bryan Davis, Miss Elizabeth Mable Bryan of New Rochelle.

Mrs. Gay H. Brown died unexpectedly March 10, 1946, at her home, 116 Clinton Pl, Utica, New York. Death was attributed to a cerebral hemorrhage.

Mrs. Brown was born in Mansfield, the daughter of John & Anna Farrer Reese. She married Mr. Brown, a prominent lawyer and Mason, Sept. 6, 1911, at Mansfield. Educated in Mansfield State Normal School, she taught school and music before marriage. She was a member of Plymouth of Congressional Church and its societies in the New Century Club of Utica

Besides her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Harold E. Howel, Utica, and Mrs. Fred Wendt, Niagara Falls; one son, attorney Wendell R. Brown, of Utica, and a brother, Leon Reese, Memphis TN

Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 13, at 2 p.m. at the Plymouth congregation of Church Utica

Miss Neal went at Mansfield-in a double ring ceremony performed at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, 1942, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Neil on Main Street, their daughter, Jean Elizabeth, became the bride of Lawrence M. Manross, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Manross of Tidioute, Pennsylvania. This ceremony was performed by the Rev. Lester Shaft, pastor of the Methodist Church, before the fireplace in the living room, which was banked by ferns , pink & white peanies and candelabra. A bouquet of pink and weight car nations and white candles decorated the mantle. Preceding the ceremony in the following selections of recorded music were played: "Prelude" and "Liebesnacht", from "Tristan and Isolde," by Wagner; "Because" Teschemacher; "Believe me If All Those Endearing Charms," Moore; "I Dream of Jeannie With the Light Brown Hair,’ Foster; "Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes", Jonson; ‘I Love To Tell The Story," Fischer.

One of the "Sonnets from the Portugese" v by Elizabeth Barrett Browning was read by the Rev. Lester Shaft. The wedding March from Lohengrin by Wagner was played by the bride’s aunt, Mrs. H. F. Cox of Scranton.

The bride given in marriage by her father, wore a street length gown of pastel blue net and a dusty rose picture hat. She carried a shower bouquet of white roses. Miss Mildred Lineman Tidioute, PA, made of honor, wore pastel green crepe and a pink corsage. Paul Morrisson of Tidioute was best man.

A wedding supper was served immediately following the ceremony to about 40 guests, after which Mr. and Mrs. Manross left for wedding trip.

For traveling Mrs. Manross wore a navy blue crepe costume with navy blue hat and matching accessories. Mr. and Mrs. Manross will be at home after fifth June 27 at Wheaton, Illinois, where Mr. Manross will attended Wheaton college for his pre-theological work.

Mrs. Manross is a graduate of the Mansfield Senior High School class of 1935, and of the college in Wooster, Wooster, Ohio, class of 1939. She has taught Latin, French and English in the Tidioute High School, Tidioute, PA for three years. Mr. Manross is a graduate of the Tidioute High School, class of 1934, And a Student in the American Institute of Banking. He has been employed in the Tidioute State Bank for eight years. Out-of-town guests include Mrs. Richard Manross and Miss Mable Manross of Sugar Grove, PA, Henry Manross, Mr. & Mrs. Harry Manross, Mr. & Mrs. Meade Armstrong Mr. & Mrs. Paul Morrison, Mr. and Mrs. James Morrisson, Mr. Frank Kapp, Miss Mildred Lineman, Tidoute; Mrs. Harriett Farrell, Titusville, PA; Mr. & Mrs. Leonard Nason, Warren, PA; Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Cox, Scranton; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Huber, Corning Mr. and Mrs. Francis Roupp, Liberty.

Wed in Church at Covington-Miss Luva Cleveland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Cleveland of Covington and Lloyd Alexander, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Alexander of Sebring were married at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 30th 1942 in the Church of Christ at Covington.

This ceremony was performed by the Rev. Clifton E. Dawson. Mrs. Cora Richardson of Covington played the wedding March.

The bride wore a floor length gown of white chiffon and organdy and three-fourths length veil and carried a hand bouquet of sweet peas, roses and carnations. She was given in marriage by her father. Attendants were her sister, Mrs.Berea Reppard , who wore pink taffeta and carried a hand bouquet of sweet peas in roses, and Mrs. Harold Davey, who were blue chiffon and carried a similar bouquet .

Cameron Alexander, brother of the bridegroom, was best man. Ushers were Jesse Cutler, Boyd Reppard, and Harold Davie.

Mrs. Alexander wore a navy blue ensemble with corsage of sweet peas in roses. Mrs. Cleveland wore a blue and white gown with a similar corsage.

A reception at the home of the bride's parents after the ceremony was attended by 150 persons. After the reception Mr. and Mrs. Alexander left for a wedding trip with. They will be at home after two weeks in Covington.

McInroy-Love the marriage of Mary Kathryn McInroy, daughter of Mrs. Ralph Baity and a late Rev. John C. Crowe of Wellsboro, to Marvin D. Love, son of Mrs. Ethel Bailey of Mansfield, took place Sunday at 8 am in the Church of Christ at Covington. Rev. Clifton Dawson performed the ceremony, which was followed by wedding breakfast at the Little Tavern in Mansfield. The couple will make their home in Mansfield. (July 17, 1944)

Betty Miller Weds at Family Home (July 25, 1941) Middlebury Center-at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thurman Miller Friday at 2 p.m. their daughter Betty became the bride of Donald L. Simmons, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Simmons a Wellsboro. This ceremony was performed beneath an arch of Evergreen and white bells by the Rev. H. W. McIlnay of the Methodist Church or Wellsboro.

The bride, escorted by her father, Thurman Miller, and accompanied by her sister, Miss Grace Miller, as maid of honor carried out white prayer book and a bouquet of white roses and satin ribbon. She wore the wedding down worn by her mother 31 years ago of floor length white French organdy, trimmed in Valenciennes and tucked net with a fingertip veil fastened with orange blossoms. She wore gold crossing chain.

The made of honor wore pink net with lace trimmed bolero of pink lace bands and headdress of dotted net. She carried a nose gay of pink roses and gypsophilia. The best man was Harold Burt of Roulette, PA. Miss Gertrude Vander Hoof of Wellsboro played the wedding March.

Mrs. Miller, the bride's mother, was attired in a rose crepe brand and Mrs. Simmons, mother of the bridegroom, was dressed in navy blue trimmed in white. Each wore corsage of roses and gypsophilia.

The home was decorated with pink gladiolas and garden flowers with white candles. Refreshments were served to 35 guests and the bride’s table was trimmed with white candles among white roses. To

the bride's traveling a tighter was a sport dress of brown and white plaid with beige accessories. After a sure wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Simmons will reside in Wellsboro for Mr. Simmons is employed with his father.

Pre-out-of-town guests were Mr. and Mrs. and D. M. Simmons, Mr. and Mrs. Palmer Shumway, Miss Belle Bloom, Mildred MoranGrace and Gertrude Vanderhoof, the Rev. and Mrs. H. W. Ilnay of Wellsboro, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Simmons of Coudersport, Mrs. Nelson Maxon and daughter, Darlene of Olean, New York, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Burt of Roulette, PA, Misses Violet & Ella Hayes, of Holiday and Misses Helen and Betty Sweet of Niles Valley.

Feig’s Observed Anniversary-doctor and Mrs. Chester A. Fieg celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Aug. 31 with a picnic on the lawn to their home on St. James Street . Supper was served to 81 guests.. Mrs. Ruth Fieg Gilmore of Blossburg read an original poem presented a chest of silver to Dr. and Mrs.Feig, a gift from the guests. Other gifts were received from those who were unable to attend. Mrs. Kathrine Dewey and Reppard sister of Mrs. Fieg. Read the announcement from the Sept. 14, 1916 issue Of the Westfield Free Press . Dr. Fieg is a member of the faculty o to f the Mansfield State Teachers College. He is a patron of the Twilight Chapter, OES, a member of the Mansfield Businessman's Association and other local organizations.  Mrs. Feig is the daughter of the late Philip H. Dewey, Secretary Of Internal Affairs. She is a member of the Utopian Literary Club and the Chaminade Music Club.

Mrs. Ella Middaugh, 88,widow of Orrin Middaugh died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lewis Lawrence, in Wellsboro, and 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 21, 1942. She was a native of Bradford County. Survivors: a son, Harry of Covington; two daughters, Mrs. Ed Harer of Covington and Mrs. Lawrence; a step son, Will Middaugh of North Tonawanda. If you will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Lawrence home. The Rev. Carl Wheeler Of the Covington Baptist Church will officiate. Burial in Covington. The casket will be open at the Cemetery.

Lewis Benjamin Marvin, 64, native of Wellsboro, died at 1:50 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 1941, at the home of his son, John, in Mansfield. For 30 years he engaged in the contracting and lumber business in the Wellsboro. He was a member of St. Paul Episcoal Church , Wellsboro. His wife is, Mrs. Ella Culver Marvin; two sons, Robert of Wellsboro and John of Mansfield. The funeral will be held at the Shaw Funeral home, Mansfield. Sunday at 4 p.m. the Rev. Albert K. Hayward will officiate. Burial will be in Covington Cemetery .

Mrs. Mary James, 95, widow of former post master Alfred James of Blossburg, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 1941 At the Green Home at Roaring Branch. The body was taken to Blossburg Friday morning for the burial in Arbon Cemetery. The Rev. D. J. Griffiths, Pastor of the Mansfield Baptist Church of which Mrs. James was a member, officiating. Mrs. James is survived by two-step daughters, Mrs. Dora Middlebrook of Michigan and escorted James of Cleveland, and a stepson, Walter Janes of Cleveland.

Philo Costley 83, died at 10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1941 at the Blossburg State Hospital. He is survived by two sons, Howard Rumsey of Wellsboro and Myron Costley of Elmira; a daughter Ms. Hazel Z. Costley of Elmira. The funeral will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. at the Baptist Church, Covington with the Rev. Carl Wheeler officiating. Burial in Covington Cemetery.

Mansfield-Miss Glenna Shirley Gillette, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn M. Gillette of Mansfield, and the Lt.Benjamin M. Goodman of Shamokin, PA, son of Burt H. Goodman of Middlebury, PA, were married Sunday, Jan. 10, 1943, At the Beacon Hill Church of Christ, San Antonio, Texas. The ceremony was performed by the pastor, the Rev. TD Wilmeth. The bride was given in married by her father, the double ring ceremony being used. Attendants were Miss Marguerite Capps of San Antonio and Lt. Michael Kalaiko of Kent, Ohio. The bride wore a gown of white net and taffeta with fingertip veil and carried a nose gay of white and cerise gladioli. Miss Capps wore pastel blue net and taffeta and carried a nose gay of pink car nations. A dinner was served to the wedding party in the sun room of the same Anthony hotel in San Antonio. Mrs. Goodman is a graduate of the Mansfield state teachers college and was a member of a high school faculty at Brooklyn PA. Mr. Goodman is a navigator and bombardier in the Army Air Corps. He Is a Graduate of the Lebanon Valley College. Attend Mrs. Goodman are residing an 118 Octane the App Place, San Antonio.

Lt. & Mrs. Arthur J. Corey were married recently at the Methodist Church at Mainesburg.. Mrs. Corey is the former Bernice McConnell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. RA McConnell of Mainesburg. Lt. Corey Is Stationed at West Over Field, Massachusetts. He is the son of Frank Corey, Canton, PA. Mr. and Mrs. Corey were married At the Methodist Church in Mainesburg, at 8 p.m. Jan. 21.

Pfc Robert M. Purvis, Camp Young, California, was best man, Mary Richmond, Mainesburg, bridesmaid, Phyllis Isaacs to, Canton niece of the bridegroom, flower girl; Donald McConnell, brother of the bride and Jack Strange were ushers.

The church was decorated with flags and Evergreen's enlightened with candles.

After the ceremony reception was held at the home of the bride's parents. (Jan. 21, 1943)

Miss Connolly Weds Officer-Covington-Miss Alice Connolly of Mechanicsburg, PA, daughter of Mrs. Jenny Connolly, Covington, PA, and Lt. James Ade , 926 Franklin Street., Williamsport, were united in marriage Jan. 13, 1943 At the Quartermasters School Chapel, Camp Lee Virginia.

The marriage was solemnized by Chaplin Eugene McConley, and the attendants were Cadet and Mrs. Orin Chapman Of Sunny Side Washington.

Mrs. Ade, a graduate of Covington high school an Harrisburg school beauty culture, has been employed since graduation in 1938 in Mansfield, Wellsboro and Mechanicsburg. Lt. Ade graduated from Williamsport high school in 1934 and received his commission Jan. 151943 After Attending Quartermasters Officer Candidate School, Camp Lee, Virginia.

After a 10 day leave Lt. Ade accompanied by Mrs. Ade will report for duty at Camp Lee, Virginia.

Strope-Hilfiger Miss Catherine Strope Of Elmira and Eugene Hilfiger of Mainesburg were united in marriage, December 31, 1942, in Elmira by the Rev. Henry E. White.

Mabel Long Bride of Mr. McConnell -Miss Mabel Long of Liberty, and Russell Mc'Connell of Wellsboro, were married Wednesday, July 18, 1945 at noon and their new home. Nichols Street . Wellsboro , and the presence of 25 relatives and friends. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Robert W.L. Mark pastor of the Presbyterian Church.

The bride was attired in a pink brocaded gown. She wore a Garland of pink tulle in her hair and a corsage and yellow roses. A reception follow the ceremony.

Mrs. McConell is a member of the nursing staff of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial hospital, where the bridegroom is also employed.

Mr. and Mrs. George Pepper recently married at Troy, attendants were, Miss Francis Kenyon and Dent Hawthorne Jr.. Mrs. Pepper is the former Beatrice Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Smith of Troy. Mr. Pepper is the son of Mr. Emmor Pepper of Granville Summit, PA (Sept., 1940)

Mansfield-and the Rev. &. Mrs. Don L. Moody have returned from their wedding trip and are located in Covington where the young minister is in charge of the spiritual affairs of two Churches.

Miss Hazel Jackson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. DeLos Jackson of Mansfield, RD, and the Rev. Mr. Moody, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Moody's of Canton, were married December 22 at the home of the bride's parents. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Roland Osgood pastor of the Methodist Church at Nelson, PA Miss Myrtle Good, sister of the bride, the was maid of honor and Ralph Playfoot of Galeton was best man.

Mrs. Moody is a graduate of the Troy High School and has attended Mansfield State Teachers College for two years. The Rev. Mr. Moody is a graduate of the Mansfield State Teachers College class of 1939. He is pastor of the Covington and Lambs Creek Churches.

Sisters Married In Double Ceremony- Miss Inez W. Cleveland & A. Geraldine Parker, daughters of Nina D. Cleveland, of Covington became the brides of Robert L. Martin of Rochester; son of Mr. & Mrs. E.H. Martin, of Galeton, and Raymond G. Chugg, of Owego, son of Mrs. Louise Chugg, of Owego, respectively, in a double wedding ceremony in the Church of Christ, Covington, Sunday Morning, Sept. 28. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Clifton Dawson. The church was prettily decorated with white chrysanthemums and other fall flowers only the immediate families attended.

The brides were dressed alike in soldier blue and wore shoulder corsages talisman roses and babysbreath.

After the ceremony, members of the wedding party were served breakfast at the Little Tavern.

Mrs. Martin and was graduated from The Covington High School And Elmira Business Institute and has been employed as secretary to the County Superintendent of Schools in Wellsboro for several years. Mr. Martin was graduated from the Galeton High School That and was employed as manager of the meat department of the Wellsboro Market Basket store for several years. He is now employed by the Eastman Kodak Co. in Rochester where the couple will be at home after Oct. 1 at 1440 Culver Rd.

Mrs. Chugg is a graduate of the Covington High School and the Del Kader School of Beauty Culture in Elmira. Mr. Chugg is a graduate of the Akron, New York High School and Cornell University and is now manager of the GLF Gasoline Bulk Plant in Owego. The couple will be at home at 20 Temple St., Owego, following a trip to Virginia, Washington and other points.

Mrs. Ray D. Owen of Mansfield has announced the engagement of her daughter Helen Louise to Lane H. Webster, son of Dr. & Mrs. J.G. Webster, of Wellsboro. Miss Owens is a junior at Mansfield State Teachers College. Mr. Webster is a junior at Penna. State College, working for his degree in vocational agriculture. No date has been set for the wedding.

Cunningham-Wingard- A pretty home wedding was solemnized Saturday, Oct. 18, at 8:30 p.m. at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Harold E. Cunningham on S. Main St. where their daughter, Peggie, became the bride of Henry Wingard, Jr., son of Mrs. Henry Wingard of Bradford, PA. The double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. David J. Griffiths, pastor of the Baptist Church. The house was decorated with pink and white pompoms.

The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a floor length gown of powder blue jersey and a corsage of gardenias. Mrs. Stuart Gilmore of Blossburg, matron of honor , wore rose taffeta with a corsage of gardenias and pink roses. Stuart Gilmore was best man. Mary Ann Davis, of Mansfield, ring bearer, carried the ring in a cala lily.

The bride’s mother wore flowered silk with a corsage of red and white roses.

Luncheon was served after the ceremony.

Mrs. Wingard is a graduate of the Mansfield Senior High School and is employed in Terry’s Drug Store. Mr. Wingard is a graduate of the Bradford High School and Mansfield State Teachers College. He is assistant division head of Piper Aircraft of Lock Haven. (1941)

Margaret J. Glenwright-Student Nurse-entered the Nurses Training class at Robert Packer Hosp., Sayre. Miss Glenwright is of Tioga and was graduated from the Tioga High School with the highest honors in the Class of 1940.

Tioga Girl Weds Wellsboro Seaman-Wellsboro-Mr. & Mrs. Fred H. Glenwright of Tioga, announce the marriage of their daughter, Margaret Jean to Gordon A. Jones, aviation machinist mate 2/c, of the Navy, son of Mrs. Edith A. Jones of Wellsboro.

The wedding took place Oct. 7, 1944 in the first Methodist Church at Ocean View, PA. Attending the couple were Mr. & Mrs. Rex Burton of Wellsboro, brother-in-law and sister of the bridegroom.

Mrs. Jones is a graduate of the Robert Packer Hospital School of Nursing.

Mrs. Ethel M. Lavalley, 57 of 101 Oakwood Ave., Elmira Heights, died at a local hospital Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 27, 1942, after an extended illness.. She leaves her husband, Gary Lavalley; a daughter, Mrs. Louise Larison of Odessa; a sister, Mrs. L. J. Hancock of Youngstown, Ohio; two grand son's several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Lavalley was a past matron of Alert Chapter, OES, and a former swimming instructor here. She was a member of Oakwood Methodist Church. Funeral at the family home Friday at 2 p.m.. The Rev. LD Bell will officiate. Burial will be in Wood lawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Ethel M. Lavalley of 101 Oakwood Avenue, Elmira Heights. Funeral Friday, 2 p.m., at the family home. Rev. LD Bell. Woodlawn Cemetery. Members of Alert Chapter, OES, will meet at the residence Thursday, 8 p.m..

Mrs. Anna Lee Brown died Saturday evening, Jan. 13, 1940, in the home of her daughter in Lancaster after several weeks illness. She was brought to Blossburg and the funeral was held Tuesday afternoon in the funeral home. The Rev. EW. Burden, of the Church of Christ, officiating. Burial and Arbon Cemetery, Blossburg. Mrs. Brown left here last fall. She has many friends and relatives around here. Mr. Mrs. Roger Creido of Long Island; Mr. and Mrs. Roger Williams, Buffalo; Miss Ethel Evans, New York, and Willard Evans of Pittsburgh, accompanied the remains. Well here they were gas of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Richards.

Mr. and Mrs. James Lee and Mrs. Walter Lee of Berwick, PA, attended the funeral to of Mr. Lee’s sister Mrs. Anna Lee Brown had Covington last week and visited their cousin Miss Lena Vaughn in Mansfield. Mrs. Brown died at the home of a daughter in Lancaster

William Horton, a former Covington boy, died at his home in Corning last Sunday, of measles, aged about 36 years. He was employed as break man on the New York central road, and, by diligence and strict attention to business, worked himself up to a good position on the list.

The remains were brought to this place Tuesday for interment. The funeral was very largely attended in the Methodist Church, Rev. Mr. Velines officiating..

That was a very sad case, Mr. Horton leaving a young widow and three little children. And aged father and mother are also left behind to mourn the loss of a dutiful son. They are well nigh heartbroken, and have the sincere sympathy of all.

Will Horton was a void the writer had known all his life, and a better fellow never lived. He was always pleasant and jolly, with a good word for all.

Charles H. Chamberlain, 78 of Sullivan Township, Saturday, Dec. 30, 1944. Survived by wife, Cora Webster Chamberlain;,Howard in Belgium; daughter, Mrs. Olin Harris of Mansfield; brothers, Thomas Chamberlain of Mainesburg, Fred of Elmira; sister, Alfreda Everett of Elmira of Elmira; two grandchildren. Funeral Wednesday, 1 p.m. at Shaw funeral home, Mansfield. Rev. David J. Griffiths, Oakwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Lou Redfield Blanchard, 62, of Corning. Friday, Aug. 20, 1943, at her home. Survived by husband, Fred Blanchard; daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Duncan, Detroit, Michigan; brothers, Scott Redfield of Portland, Oregon, Harry Redfield of New York City, H. M. Redfield of Geneva, New York, Millard Redfield of Elmira; sisters, Mrs. Ross Knowlton of Mansfield, Mrs. Walter Merrick of Vanderbilt, PA; step mother, Mrs. Charles Redfield, Elmira. Funeral Sunday at 3 p.m. at Shaw funeral home, Mansfield. Rev. Carl Wheeler and Rev. Orey Crippen. Gray Cemetery, Covington to, PA.

Mrs. Ella Miller Howie of Wellsboro. Monday, June 24,1946. Survived by husband, James; children, Mrs. Ella Cooper, James B. and Frederick Howie, Mrs. Celia Cranmer, Mrs. Crystal Packard all of Wellsboro; Paul & Perley Howie of Rochester, Mrs. Carol Conley of Dayton, Ohio. Funeral Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Johnson funeral home. Rev. Charles William Sheriff, Wellsboro Cemetery.

Cora Howe Leland of 156 Oxford, Avenue, in Buffalo, New York, Jan. 21,1948, wife of Foster C. Leland; mother of Archie H. Leland and Mrs. Earl W. Seeger; sister are Mrs. Herbert Symonds of Compton, California. Friends may call at the Steck, Lockwood & Clark funeral home, 2775 Main St., were funeral services will be conducted Friday, at 2:30 p.m. Interment in Centerville, PA, Mrs. Leland was a member of the Golden Rule Rebakah Lodge No. 141.

English girl to wed Covington resident-Covington-announcement has been received here of the engagement of this Audrey Pattison of Swancea., England to Theodore J. Scaife, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. state of Covington. The wedding will place will take place in the near future.

Mrs. Martha Rose Knowlton, 77, of Covington. Thursday Jan. 9, 1947. Survived by daughters, Mrs. Ernest Wyscoff of Mansfield, Mrs. Celia Johnson of Elmira; sons Leon, Edward, while Lyle, Harry and great grandchildren friends may call at the Shaw funeral home this evening. Body will be remove to Covington Saturday. Funeral Sunday, 2 p.m. at the church of Christ. Rev. Clifton, Gray Cemetery.

Mrs. Agnes Kettle, 73, if a Wellsboro, Thursday, Jan. 9, 1947. Survived by daughter, Ms.Freda Kettle of Wellsboro; sister Mrs. George Cottrell of Tioga; Brother Alfred Whitney of Tioga. Funeral Saturday, 2 p.m. at the Johnson and Tussey a funeral home, Wellsboro. Rev. Arthur Greggson. Tioga Cemetery.

In the Mansfield Methodist Church on Saturday, June 3, 1944, at 3 p.m., Miss Ermel Esther Williams of Mansfield, was given in marriage by her father, Lynn A. Williams, to Phillip R. Spencer, son of Mr. & Mrs. Clarence Spencer of Canton, PA, in a double ring ceremony performed by Rev. Paul E. Jaynes of Forksville, PA.

Preceding the ceremony Mrs. William Neal at the organ played "Vorspiel and Traume," from Tristan and "Isolde" by Wagner; "Ave Maria," by Schubert, "Because" by D’Hardelot; "If I could Tell You," by Firestone. The wedding party entered at the strains of Loihengrin’s Wedding March.

The church was daintily decorated with evergreen, white ribbon and baskets of fern & iris.

The bride's dress was of white velvaray over satin with sweetheart neckline, fitted bodice and full skirt falling into a drop train. She wore a fingertip veil of white net gathered to a coronet of white satin and carried a shower bouquet of white roses.

Mrs. Elizabeth R. Seeley of Elmira was maid of honor and her floorlength dress was of yellow flowered velvaray with sweetheart neckline bouquet of white roses.

A Corey Brown a Corey Brown, of Snedekerville, a friend of the groom was best man. The usher's were Gorden H. Smith, Mansfield, cousin of the bride and Mark Shucker, Sylvania, friend of the groom.

Following the ceremony a reception was given in the church parlors to about 100 guests, Mrs. Mark Buckland, Syracuse, New York, a cousin of the bride, served the wedding cake while Miss Margaret Spencer, Canton, sister of the groom and Miss Betty__________________________________________________________________________ The bride is a graduate of Mansfield senior high school class of 1941 and has been employed in the office of the Wehl Electric Co. in Elmira, New York for the past three years. The groom is a graduate of the Canton high school, class of 1941 and is engaged in the production and distribution of milk in Canton.

After a short honeymoon in New York City, the coupled will be at home at RD 2 Canton

Donna Meeker was in Tioga Church

A pretty wedding took place today, August 1,1942, at high a noon, when Miss Donna Ramsdell Meeker, as daughter of Doctor and Mrs. Eugene Meeker of Mansfield, formerly of Tioga, and Robert E. Stebbins of Baltimore, Maryland, were married.

Rev. Thomas Worrall perform the ceremony in the St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Tioga.

Miss Helen Treat of Florida was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Mrs. John Benjamin of Wellsboro. Miss Betty Meeker of Baltimore, sister of the bride, Miss Greta Hughes of Tioga, a cousin.

Edwin S.Stebbins of Corning was best man for his brother, ushers were Elwyn Jacobs of Corning, Lee Ranck of Lewisburg, and James O. Williams of Baltimore. The bride who was given in marriage by her father, wore a white lace dress, and train, princess style, trimmed with a wide border of filagree which also formed the wrists of her long sleeves. For veil fell from a cap of same material. She carried a white Prayer Book, with a book mark of white streamers tied with white orchids.

Her attendants wore dresses of silk marquisette in pastel shades are blue, yellow, green and pink with cap and veil to match. They wore long lace gloves and carried bouquets the summer flowers.

Mrs. Mildred Lloyd Rockwell of Wellsboro, organist, played, John Benjamin, brother-in-law of the bride sang "Oh, Promise Me" and "I Love You Truly."

Following the wedding reception for 85 was held up the home of the bride's parents, Mrs. Meeker, mother of the bride, wore a dress of dark blue sheer, matching blue hat, and white at the accessories. She wore a corsage of gardenias.

The mother of the bridegroom wore a blue and white silk dress with matching picture hat, and a gardenias corsage.

For traveling, the bride wore green linen suit with brown accessories. She wore a corsage of bronze talisman roses. After the reception they left on a wedding trip to Virginia Beach where they will spend two weeks. Later they will be home at 1640 Kingsway Rd., of Cobb Baltimore.

The bride, a graduate of Mansfield High School, attended Edgewater Park School, Pennsylvania State College and Strayer College, Washington.

The bridegroom is a graduate of Wellsboro High School and Bucknell University he is employed at the Bethlehem Seal Plant, Baltimore, as a chemical engineer.

Grace Watkins, 63, of Covington, Pennsylvania Sunday, in December 22,1946. Survived by mother, Mrs. Oroha Cleveland; daughters, Mrs. Lenora Sherman, Mrs. Marie Gee; sister, Mrs. Lottie Davis; brothers, Verne, Wayne, Lee, Reed and Judson Cleveland; grandson Raymond Watkins, all of Covington; 10 grandchildren and for great-grandchildren. Body is at the Shaw Funeral Home and Thursday morning will be taken to the Church of Christ, Covington, were services will be at 2 p.m. Rev. Clifton and, Gray Cemetery.

Tioga Girl Becomes Bride-Tioga-Miss Claris E. Glenda Glenwright-daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Glenwright of Tioga, and Herman E. Baumann of Wellsboro were married at 4:00 Christmas afternoon at the home on the bride's parents on Summit Street, Tioga. The Rev. Orey E. Crippen of the Baptist Church performed the ceremony. Miss Margaret Glenwright, sister of the bride, was bridesmaids, and Archie Baumann of Wellsboro, a brother of the bridegroom was best man. The bride was gowned in aqua green velvet, with a corsage of yellow snapdragons and narcissus. The bridesmaids wore a down of Kelly green crate with corsage of incarnations and narcissus. Mrs. Baumann is a graduate of Tioga high school, class of 1939. Mr. Baumann is a graduate of Wellsboro high school, class of 1938 and will leave for Army service Jan. 4.

Harry G. Smith was held steady Christmas Tanner at his mainstream residence, honoring Mr. and Mrs. Baumann. Others present; Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Glenwright, James Glenwright, Miss Mariam Gerlach, Edwin D. Brigham of Tioga, Miss Margaret Glenwright of the Nurses Training School Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA, Archie Baumann of Wellsboro.

Mrs. Henry C. Graves- Mrs. Sarah C. Graves

of Los Angeles, California, died Wednesday, June 5,1940. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Harvey, she was born at Covington. For many years she was a resident off Mansfield any partner with the late Mrs. William D. Ramsdell, in novelty store here. She was a former member of the Mansfield Baptist Church. About 1919 Mr. and Mrs. Graves moved to Elmira and in 1923 went to Los Angeles to reside.

Mrs. Graves is survived by her husband, Henry C. Graves; a daughter, Mrs. JC Carey, of Lawrenceville; a son, Earl of Farmingdale, Long Island; seven grandchildren; to great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Myron Van Riper, of Shaftsburg, Michigan, and Mrs. Lawrence Webb, of Los Angeles; two brothers, Charles and James Harvey, both of Los Angeles and several nephews and nieces. Two cousins who reside in this vicinity are Mrs. Bertha Sherman, of Mansfield, and Mrs. Ella Campbell, of Covington.

Mrs. Emma Ridge-, wife of Georgia Ridge, of 2001 Boardman Street, died Sunday, Oct. 3,1937, at 4 p.m. after an extended illness. She was born in Covington, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Dr. Enoch and Harriet Owen Robbins. Survivors are her husband; a son Stockwell A. Ridge, Elmira, and two grandchildren. Robert Ridge and Nancy Ruth Ridge,; a sister, Ade Gaskill, Covington, Pennsylvania. The body is in the Wilson funeral home, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Roland Dutton will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery-Monday Star-Gazette. The Ridge's resided here many years before going to Elmira and have many relatives are friends around here and until recently always visited often here and many are sorry to learn of Mrs. Ridge's death.

Lucy Emma Welch Langraff

The funeral of the late Mrs. J. B. Landgraff was held from the home Thursday afternoon at 2:00, Rev. Alden Longwell of the Methodist Church officiating his text was a favorite verse taken from the deceased’s Bible, Second Timothy 4: 7. Burial in the family lot in the Gray Cemetery.. Mrs. Landgraff’s maiden name was Lucy Emma Wells, her parents the late Walter and Harriet Elizabeth Welch of Syracuse, New York, and was born Sept. 16,1862. Married J.. B. Landgraff Aug. 13,1879, and came to Covington to reside in the fall of 1880. Three daughters were born to them-Maude dying in infancy and little Mabel lived to the six years old. Miss Pearl, with her father survive also one sister, Mrs. I. Z Brazeri of Elmira, New York. She joined the Episcopal Church when very young and owing to there being no Church of that denomination in this place, she attended the Baptist Church and at one time, taught a fine class of young men in the Sunday school. Some years after she attended the Methodist Church lending a helping hand and joining the Friendship class of the Sunday school and held towards this Church. She was very cheerful and devoted to her home and has been a great suffer for the past three years. Her winning ways won her many friends who will miss and morn her passing.

Samuel Kendrick-

Lived Morris Run for many years, guide Monday, Jan. 15,1940, after an extended illness. The funeral was held Thursday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. William Payne of Morris Run, the Rev. E. W. Burden, the Church of Christ, officiating. Burial in Gray Cemetery. Mr. Kendrick is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Payne of Morris Run and May Kendrick of a Ameigh, Pennsylvania; a son Hurd Kendrick of Morris Run; three brothers, Robert and Wesley in the West and Ray Kendrick of this place; a sister Mrs. Jenny Huslander of Frost Settlement. He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Kendrick. The Kendrick home was on the farm of James Frost, a little out-of-town, where they lived years ago

-Mr. and Mrs. Roger Criado,of, Long Island; Mr. and Mrs. Roger Williams, of Buffalo; Miss Ethel Evans New York; Willard Evans and family, Pittsburgh; Mrs. Anna LeFavre and husband, of Lancaster; Mr. and Mrs. James Lee and Walter Lee of Berwick; Miss Helen Turnbull, Washington, here for the funeral last Tuesday of the late Mrs. Anna Lee Brown, or dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Richard. Mrs. Brown was the daughter of the late Rev. John Lee, a Methodist minister. Her health had not been the best for several years. She was a mother of eight children, five of whom survive. She was a trained nurse and well read and a remarkable woman and will be missed by relatives, neighbors and friends areas.

George W. Ridge
to 83, retired feed and grain merchant of 364 South Main St., died in his home, 2001 Rodman Street, at 4 p.m. Sunday Dec. 15,1940, after a short illness. He leaves a son, Stockwell Albert Ridge; a grandson, Robert Ridge, and also a granddaughter, Nancy, all of Elmira; a brother John Ridge, Wellsboro and several nieces and nephews. The body was removed to the Wilson funeral home, where the funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, the Rev. Roland Dutton officiating. Burial and Woodlawn Cemetery.

William H. Olney

79, former Mansfield businessman, died at 4:30 p.m. Monday Dec. 1,1941, at his home and Covington. A son of Mr. and R.E. Olney he was born June 10,1862 at Covington. When he was five years old the family went to Mansfield where his father conducted jewelry store. Mr. Olney attended the Mansfield schools and operated for a grocery store for several years and later a livery stable. In 1905 he moved to a farm near Covington, where he resided until a few years ago, when he sold the farm and moved to Covington. He had a member of Mansfield Lodge of Odd Fellows for 50 years and was a member of the Covington Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Mary Clemens Olney; three sons, Charles and Harold Olney of Covington and Frank of Elmira; 6 grandchildren one great grandchild. The funeral was held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the home, the Rev. Carl Wheeler, pastor of the Covington Baptist Church officiating. Burial was in Gray Cemetery, Covington.

ASHLEY - Mrs. Bertha Connelly
of Blossburg, widow of Albert Connelly, died Wednesday, Jan. 28,1942, at 6:45 a.m. at the home of her son, Bradford Connolly. She was born Feb. 21,1874 at Mainesburg and was a resident for 28 years was a resident of Covington. For the past five years she lived with her son in Blossburg. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge at Covington. Besides her son she is survived by two grandchildren, Kathleen and Lucille Connelly of Blossburg; a sister Mrs. Kenneth Roby of Texas; two brothers, Joseph Ashley of Whitneyville and Welsh Ashley of Wellsboro. Funeral Friday at 2 p.m. at the home of her son, the Rev. Dwight E. Loder, pastor of the Baptist Church, officiating. Burial at Covington Cemetery.

Richard T. Marvin,

One of our oldest residence, celebrated his 83rd birth anniversary Wednesday, April 10. He received many gifts and cards, and a fine dinner with a beautiful birthday cake was enjoyed. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Radford Marvin and Mrs. Charles Gruver and Mrs. Thomas Wilson, Blossburg, and the family; Mr. and Mrs. Russell Marvin &, Russell; and Mrs. Marvin. Mr. Marvin has been his whole life here. His parents with the late Giles & Kate Marvin, and his father was a meat dealer and "Till", as he was known by everyone, was a twice a weak caller on patrons with his horse meat wagon for 35 years. His route was here, Blossburg and Morris Run. In 1911 he opened the market in town and his son Radford, was associated with him for a time, and the last ten years his son, Russell, has been his helper and the name the business R T Marvin & Son. For the past seven years he is been sort of retired, owing to health, but hardly a day passes without him going to the store. Yet he never lost interest in the business or in the affairs of our town. His family, besides Mrs. Marvin consists of five children: Radford, Blossburg; Mrs. Irene Webster, of Erie; Mrs. Mabel Hammond of Canandaigua, NY; Mrs. Ruth Carr, of Erie, and Russell, of Covington; also several grandchildren great grandchildren. (April, 17, 1940)

The Rev. Harry L. Maltman,

76, of Canoe Camp died at his home, Thursday, Sept. 17, 1942. He was pastor emritus of the Canoe Camp Church of Christ. Survivors: wife; sons, Arthur of. Hartford, CT, Harry O. of Camp Bowie, Texas; two granddaughters, Virginia and June Maltman of Hartford, Connecticut. Prayer service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the family home and at 2:30 at the Canoe Camp Church of Christ, the Rev. C.E. Dawson. Burial in the Canoe Camp Cemetery. [Tombstone with wife in Prospect Cemetery]

John William

2, and Dorthea Lee Esaias, 8, Friday, died unexpectedly at their home and Morris Run at 8:20 a.m.. Thursday, Aug. 6,1942. Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Esaias's; sister, Shirley of Morris Run, grandparents, Mrs. Leah Dial of Mainesburg, Pennsylvania; and Mrs. Sarah Esaias's of Morris Run; a great grand parent, Mrs. Emory Austin of Mainesburg, Pennsylvania. The bodies are at the Soper Funeral Gome, Troy, Pennsylvania and will be removed to the home of Mrs. Sarah Esaias's, Morris Run, where services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m.. Burial at Morris Run.

Horatio Ames,

82, of Covington, Pennsylvania., Thursday, Jan. 4, 1945. Survived by wife, Ada Jessup Ames; daughters, Mrs. Laroca Faye of Covington, Mrs. Cora Oliver, Mrs. Vera Wood, of Elmira; sons, William of Elmira, Eugene and Freal of Bath, Stuart of Rochester; 33 grandchildren, five great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Funeral at 2 p.m. Sunday at Shaw funeral home, Mansfield. Gray Cemetery, Covington.

Mr. & Mrs. Charles H. Strange,

celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, recently with open house at their home on Rumsey Hill near Mainesburg. 63 relatives and friends attended.

Miss Mattie Rumsey, daughter of Jesse and Alice Connelly Rumsey, and Charles H. Strange, son of Charles & Marietta Cooley Strange, were married Aug. 26, 1897, in the homestead on Rumsey Hill where they have since made their home.

Mr. Strange attended the Mansfield State Normal School, where he was active in athletics and was a member of the first football team. He sang in the Glee Club under the direction of the late H. E. Cogswell.

Mr. and Mrs. Strange have been active in Church and community affairs in Mainesburg and Sullivan Township.

They have three children, Malcolm R., Brunswick, Maine; Maurice of Mainesburg, and Mrs. Mary Alice Sweely of Mainesburg, and six grandchildren.

Out-of-town guests who attended the celebration were: Mr. and Mrs. Malcomb Strange and children, William and Gerald, Brunswick, Maine; Miss. E. Mabel Bryant and Mrs. Alice B. Greenough, New Rochelle; Edson Strange and daughter, Nancy, Upper Darby; Mr. and Mrs. Leon Smith, Troy; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Scaife, Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Palmer, Covington; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kingsley and daughter, Mary; Mrs. M. F. Rose, Mansfield; Mrs. Belle Sweely, Mrs. Jerome Benson and grandson, Kenneth Powlison and Miss Georgia Cook, Rutland.

Dual Wedding- Blossburg-

A double wedding took place in the Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church Parsonage, Elmira, at 2 p.m., Feb. 17, the ceremonies were performed by the Rev. Bruce Pierce.

Miss Jeanette L. Avery daughter Mrs. Ben Connelly Sr., of 678 Herrick Street, Elmira and Earl Avery of Covington, Pennsylvania, became the bride of Stanley W. Long, son of Mrs. LB long of 572 Monroe Avenue, Rochester.

Miss Mary Ellen Plate, daughter Fred Plate of Wellsburg, became the bride of Ben Connelly Jr., son of Mrs. Laura Alexander of Breezeport, and Ben Connelly Sr., Elmira.

Miss Avery is a step sister of Mr. Connelly. Following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride.

Mrs. Long as a graduate of the Covington High School and served 20 months in the WAC Air Corps. Mr. Long served five years in the Pacific. Miss Plate served 16 months.

Blind Woman Hurt in a Fall

Blossburg-a Mrs. Margaret Perry of Covington, who is blind, is a Blossburg State Hospital for treatment of a left leg fracture and head cuts, following a fall down a flight of stairs at the home of her nephew, Raymond Birrillo. She was taken to the hospital in an ambulance. (July 17,1946)\\

Fred Robinson,

256 West Hudson Street, Monday, May 13,1946. Survived by wife, Jenny; daughters, Mrs. Leo Casey of Corning. Mrs. Eli Domicone, Mrs. Walter Murray, both of Elmira; sons, Clifford of Elmira, John of Syracuse; sister, Hatti Robinson; brother, Charles both of Covington, Pennsylvania.; 16 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Funeral Wednesday, 2 p.m. at Wilson funeral home. Rev. Herbert J. Gordon. Wood lawn Cemetery.

Richard Edward Maynard

79, of a Wellsburg, Wednesday, Dec. 25,1946. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Henry Shelanski of Elmira; sons George Maynard of Elmira, Scott Maynard of Wellsburg; brother Cheane Maynard of Wellsboro E. A., sister Mrs. Minnie Kent of Corning; three step brothers and---step sisters. Body at the P _________ Funeral Home, Wellsburg.

Rev. William D. Hall

Of Ithaca, Saturday, Aug. 18,1945. Survived by wife; sons, William Hall of Owego, John Hall of Dalton, U.S. Army; daughters, Mrs. Robert Blend of Athens, Miss Elizabeth Halll, at home. Funeral at Dryden in Methodist Church. Dryden Cemetery.

Laura A. Dewey

76, a resident of Moscow and Latah County, Idaho, since 1904, died Sunday, March 24,1946, at her home following a long illness. Born July 26, 1869, at Mansfield, Pennsylvania. The daughter of Martin and Lovina Cass, her husband was the late Elmer R. Dewey.

Mrs. Dewey was a member of Canoe Camp, Pennsylvania, Christian Church and belonged to Past Oracle Club and Loyal Neighbor Lodge, Moscow.

Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. J. M. Scott and Mrs. Jerry Gelwick, Moscow, and Mrs. John T. Ross, of San Francisco; three granddaughters, Mrs. A. J. Davidson and Mrs. CF Wurster, Moscow, and Mrs. Louis Lindquist, of Julietta, Idaho; one grandson, Richard Scott, Moscow; one great grandson, John Scott Davidson, Moscow; one sister, Mrs. Charles Longwell, of Mansfield.

Warren L. Culver

87, a former resident of Mansfield, died Tuesday, Sept. 4,1945, at the Odd Fellows Home at Middletown, where he had been a resident for several years.

Mr. Culver was born at Covington, April 15, 1858. For many years he was in partnership here with the late William D. Ramsdell in the painting and interior decorating business, and for several years they had charge of that work at the Mansfield State Normal School. His wife, the former Miss Fannie Graves, died several years ago at the Middletown Home.

For several years Mrs. Mr. Culver played in the Mansfield State Normal School orchestra and the Mansfield band. He was a member of the Mansfield Presbyterian Church and Mansfield Lodge of Odd Fellows. He leaves no close relatives.

Funeral services were held at the Shaw Funeral home here Friday at 2:30 p.m., the Rev. Marshall E. Bartholomew officiating.

Burial in Gray Cemetery, Covington.

Death of Fred L. Perry

aged 75, died Wednesday, February 13,1946, at his home in Covington, following a short illness. Mr.. Perry was born Feb. 5, 1870, in Covington Township, the son of Stephen Perry and Ella Larcom Perry. He followed the occupation of Mason and was well known throughout the County. He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge for many years and was a great worker among them, being largely responsible for the building of the Lodge at Covington. He is survived by his widow, Barbara Dacey., half brother, John D. Larcom, Covington; two nephews, Alvah Larcom, of Covington, and Russell Larcom, Corning, and several cousins. Funeral was from the home Saturday, Feb., 16, at 2:00, the Rev. L.C. Gerow, pastor of the Covington Baptist Church, officiating; interment in Gray Cemetery. The Odd fellows had charge of the services. Floral offerings were profuse and beautiful and attested the regard which he was held in his community.

A Daughter, Allison Adell, was born March 31,1946, to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Cady of Sherwood Street, at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro.


Ida May Collison, in Buffalo, New York, Dec. 22,1947, wife of Thomas A. Collison; mother of Charles W. of Niagara Falls, New York, Thomas A. Jr., and Richard L. Collison of Chicago, Illinois; sister of Mrs. Hugh Peterson of Mount Vernon,O. Calls may be made at the Rapin Funeral Home, 2407 Genesee Street, where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:00. Mrs. Collison was a member of GIA. To the B of L.E. Convention City Division No. 145

Joseph H. Lambert-

In Jamestown, New York born Jan. 7,1948, husband of the late Lillian Hauck; father of Mrs. Albert B. Stoeckel of Euclid, 0 ; brother of Mrs. Mary Mosher of Hamilton, Ontario. Funeral services will be held at Rapin Funeral Home, 2407 Genesee Street, Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Deceased was a member of DeMolay Lodge, No. 498 F. and A. M., Buffalo Consistory, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, services under the auspices of DeMolay Lodge.

Robert J. Ross-it in Buffalo, Jan. 3,1948, husband of Myrtle (nee Weaver); father of Betsey Ross Simpson; brother of Ella. Mrs. Ethel Sellig, and the late James Ross and Mrs. Mina Ball. Services from the Ernest Wedekindt Funeral Home. 5 Walden Avenue at Genesee Street, Tuesday at 230. Friends invited.

Harley C. Connelly

814 Holdridge St., Friday, May 16, 1947. Survived by wife, Edith C., sons Darwin of Elmira, Gerald with the U.S. Navy; daughter, Mrs. Audrey Lampman of Elmira; mother, Mrs., Emma Owen of Covington, PA; sisters, Mrs. Leon Bailey of Elmira, Miss Bertha Connely; brothers Benjamin and James Connelly of Elmira, Sidney of Covington, Leonard of Bloomfield, NJ; several nieces and nephews. Body at the Wilson Funeral Home and Monday morning will be taken to the First Church of Christ, Disciples, where funeral will be held at 2 p.m., DST. Rev. J.F. Bellville, Gray Cemetery, Covington.

Armistice Day, Nov. 11

Is an important date to all of us but particularly, to the family of Esther Lucille Johnson reading her a bedtime story. You see, Tuesday is Esther’s third birthday and it’s also the birthday of her mother, Mrs. Theodore Johnson of W. First St. And in addition to that it’s the 50th wedding anniversary of Esther’s grandparents-Mr. & Mrs. M.S. Knowlton of Covington, Pa., Mrs. Johnson s a native of Covington and a graduate of the Arnot-Ogden Hospital training school for nurses.

Mrs. Minnie E. Austin,

78, of Mainesburg, PA. Today, Jan. 27, 1948. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Leah Dial of Mainesburg; grand daughters, Mrs. Delores Skoreski, of Mainesburg, Mrs. Arlene Esaias of Elmira, five great grandchildren. The body is at the Soper Funeral Home, Troy, and will be taken to the Mainesburg Methodist Church for services Thursday at 2 p.m. Rev. Allen Sours. Burial in Mainesburg cemetery.

Covington Couple Wed

The marriage of Miss Betty Elaine Haverly, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Foster Haverly of Covington to Ira Edward Crowe, also of Covington, took place Sunday, Sept. 13, 1942 at 9 o’clock. The Rev. Clifton A. Dawson of the Church of Christ, Covington, officiated at the ceremony which took place at the home of the bride’s parents.Only immediate members of the two families were present.  

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