2010-04-29 / From Days Gone By

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 7, 1970 ’70 Now that the first flurry of trout fishing activity is history, sportsmen’s thoughts are beginning to turn to the spring gobbler hunting season

which opens in Pennsylvania this year on Saturday, May 9. The seven-day season will close on Saturday, May 16.

Mrs. Blanche Warthin, borough assessor, has encountered snarling dogs and angry property owners on her rounds in the past but met up with a new experience last week when she was attacked by a pet crow owned by John Strait of East Poplar Street, and what one might call “being given the bird.”

Alex Passen, chief production manger for Sagner Inc., told employees on Saturday that the clothing industry is being hit hard by the inflationary conditions in the national economy and that it was beyond his power to promise them plenty of work in the months ahead.

King, the 10-year-old German sheperd dog, which helped locate kidnapped Peggy Ann Bradnick in the woods near Shade Gap in 1966, last Wednesday, sniffed out loot taken a bank holdup in Philadelphia. Police said the dog also led them to what may be valued clues in the case.

Deaths: Eward Leroy Baughman, McConnellsburg; Charity Layton, Crystal Spring; Wilbur H. Lynn, Mapleton Depot.

Pharmacist Paul MacDonald and Mrs. MacDonald returned Monday from a tour of Spain.

Births at the Medical Center: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Younker of Hancock on April 25; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shehan of McConnellsburg on April 28; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Cole of Blairs Mills on May 1.

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