2010-06-03 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of June 12, 1930 ’30 Deaths: Elliott R. Wible of Three Springs; Joseph Irvin Glunt of Orbisonia; John Mc- Quade of Altoona; Mrs. Anna Maria Zimmerman

of Sylvan; George McLucas of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Mrs. Emma Price Booher of Pogue; Mrs. Mary Jane Pittman of near Warfordsburg.

Born: a son, Charles Edward, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hockenberry of Burnt Cabins last Tuesday evening.

Elmer Sigel and Nellie Hill were married on June 7.

At the commencement exercises of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathy on May 31, Dr. Lester R. Mellott, son of Mrs. Miriam Mellott of Hustontown, won highest honors, having attained the unusual average of 92.8 during his four years. In addition, he won three different prizes of $25 in gold for special branches of work. His wife, Dr. Helen Gates Mellott, also won one prize of $25.

Among the charters granted recently by the State Department is one to the Fulton County Fair Association of McConnellsburg. The association is capitalized at $10,000, with George E. Gladfelter as treasurer. Incorporation was made for the purpose of buying a piece of land and erecting permanent buildings. The association is now ready to issue certificates and sell additional stock.

George Milfort Knisely and Ethel Belle Cornelius were married June 7.

Morse Warthin and Blanche Shimer were wed June 4.

Fulton County Pomona Grange will meet in Mc- Connellsburg in September, the first time the Pomona Grange has ever met in the county seat.

While mowing the lawn at his home on May 26, William Comerer of McConnellsburg fell and broke a bone in his hip. His daughter, Mrs. Ralph Hill, has taken him to her home at Foltz to recuperate.

Wallace Shadle of Knobsville, who had spent the past five weeks in Chambersburg Hospital, returned to his home on Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Cunningham of Knobsville are the proud parents of a son born on June 6.

Born: a daughter, Martha Laverne, to Mr. and Mrs. Earl King of Gracey on May 29. She is the third daughter.

Rev. H.L. Jarrett, former Methodist pastor here, met with an unexpected honor on June 1 when the president of the United States attended services in his church in Liverpool, Pa.

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