2010-05-20 / From Days Gone By

70 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 30, 1940
’40 Pictures of the Hustontown and Green Hill graduating classes this year appear on the front page of this issue. The Hustontown graduates

are: Dorothy Booth, Ruth Hess, Vera Brant, Alfarata Melius, Juniata Melius, Ferne Brant, Sheldon Hess, Betty Helman, Betty McElhaney, Dorothy McClain, Kathleen Shaffer, Mabel Strait, Laverne Winegardner, Paul Wagner, Naomi Naugle, Glenn Kelso, Earl Deavor, Earl Alloway, Louise Park, Ernest Gladfellter, Henry Melius, Ray Long, Robert Barkman and Grace Thomas. The Green Hill graduates are Oma Schooley, Helen Mellott, Leah Mellott, Mary Peck, Guy Deshong, Lemar Cline, Guy Shives, Norman Hess, Raymond Strait, Robert Sipes, Donald Stauffer, Howard Sipes, John Strait and Reuben Mellott Jr.

Deaths: Isaac Newton Hixon of New Middletown, Ohio; Mrs. J. Ray Hixon of Bedford.

The 60th annual convention of the Fulton County Sabbath School Assoc. will be held at Center Methodist Church on June 7 and 8.

Cooperating with The First National Bank, nine boys enrolled in agriculture in the county will plant and grow two acres of corn this summer. The bank is paying for one-half of the seed and will offer prizes for the best record books and best samples. The boys enrolled in the contest are Merrill Culler and Carl Johnston of McConnellsburg; Gerald Hann and Arlie Strait of Licking Cree; Max Akers and Wilmer Mellott of Warfordsburg; Raleigh Barnett and Edwin Wright of Hustontown, and Leonard Keebaugh of Fort Littleton.

E.H. MacKinlay moved into his new office on Tuesday. The office is located in the Hohman building, formerly known as Hohman’s Butcher Shop, two doors north of the Fulton Theatre.

John M. Spangler, prominent alumnus of the local high school, has presented the school and community library with “The War Years” by Carl Sanburg, in four volumes. These books, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for the best historical work of the year, are said to be the most authoritative biography of Lincoln yet published.

Bazzie Catlett and Mary Elsie Deshong were married May 16.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stauffer moved into the Mosser apartment on Monday of this week. Mr. Stauffer is principal and agricultural teacher at Green Hill.

Mrs. Blanche Henry of McConnellsburg underwent a major operation at Chambersburg Hospital on Monday.

Members of the local graduating class left Monday morn-

ing to spend several days in Washington, D.C.

Mrs. Margaret Johnston returned home last week after a 12-week stay at Chambersburg Hospital.

Walter Rotz and Eliza Million were married May 15.

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