2010-06-17 / From Days Gone By

50 Years Ago

From The Files Of June 30, 1960 ’60 Donald Bard of the Warfordsburg FFA Chapter was elected regional vice president of the State FFA Association on June 16 during FFA

week at Penn State.

Mack Trucks Inc. has chosen Hagerstown as the site for a new multi-million-dollar factory which will initially employ 2,000 people.

The Southern Fulton School District completed the 1959-60 school year with the complete consolidation of all its education facilities, including 11 one-room schools and two multiple classroom buildings.

Jack Morton, son of Mr. and Mrs. M.C. Morton of Hagerstown, has received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Mrs. Margaret Van Delden, extension home economist in Fulton County, has resigned her position to attend New York State University. Miss Joanne Bard of Harrisonville will replace Mrs. Van Delden.

Mrs. Janie Crouse, RN, has been appointed to the public nursing staff of the PA Dept. of Health, Fulton County Office.

Methodist minister Rev. J. Carl Williams of the Mc- Connellsburg Charge was appointed executive secretary of the annual Conference Commission on Town and Country Work, at the Central Pennsylvania Conference held in Carlisle last week.

Diana Keiper, Carol Fields, Diane Shearer and Rita Weaver, who attended the baton twirling jubilee at Red Lion last week, were chosen to receive the special Campers Award.

The Lions Club of McConnellsburg will sponsor “Go- Cart” races at the club grounds on July 4 and regularly through the summer months.

Charles Gobin Jr., Jamie Greathead, Christopher Lorentz and Robin Kendall left Sunday to spend two weeks at the YMCA camp near Carlisle.

Births at the Medical Center: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Anderson, Orbisonia, on June 21; twin boys to Mr. and Mrs. Norman Golden, Needmore, on June 23; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Hanks, Amaranth, on June 23; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Chalmer Hann, Harrisonville, on June 24; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph White, McConnellsburg, on June 25; a son to Mr. an Mrs. Reuben Hann, Harrisonville, on June 25.

Robert Carmack of Bob’s Shoe Service, McConnellsburg, announces the purchase of a new invention, a “Heelarama” which reheels shoes in less than three minutes and accurately drives nails at the rate of three a second.

Mrs. Lilia Yonker, who has passed her 90th birthday, fell from the top to the bottom of the stairway last Tuesday, but luckily did not break any bones.

Mrs. Gladys Palmer, Warfordsburg, has arrived home after teaching school in Ukiah, Calif., for the past nine months.

Deaths: The Hon. W. Marshall Lynch of Crystal Spring, representative in the State General Assembly for Fulton County, 1932-36; Harvey Reuben Rabenstein, Six Mile Run.

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