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BLOUGH, Arthur Newton

    Johnstown Tribune, 11 Jun 1917, Contributed by Sharon Trosan

Arthur Newton Blough, a well-known telegraph operator, died Saturday evening at the home of his parents, David and Kate Mishler Blough, of Kring's Station, in his 25th year. He was born at Kring's on January 25, 1893, and was married in Somerset County about a year ago to Miss Ivy Berkley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Berkley, of Roxbury. His widow survives him, with his parents and three sisters - Mrs. Homer Hamer and Misses Anna and Arvilla Blough, all of Kring's.

The deceased became a messenger boy in the local office of the Western Union Telegraph Company in 1907, Later he became an apprentice in the local office and worked there until 1913, when he went to Dallas, Tex. He returned to Johnstown about a year ago, when his health became impaired.

The funeral will take place from the Sell street Church of the Brethren tomorrow morning, the services to be conducted by the Rev. E. M. Detwiler and the Rev. Samuel G. Shetler, the latter of Davidsville. Burial will be made in the Sell-Berkley Cemetery, above Roxbury Park. Arthur Blough was a member of the Mennonite Church.

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