2010-06-17 / From Days Gone By

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of June 29, 1950 ’50 The body of a 19-year-old McConnellsburg boy was recovered from the lake at Cowans Gap at 4:45 last Friday morning more than seven hours after he had disappeared from sight while swimming. The youth, Kenneth Rhodes, had been swimming with three other McConnellsburg young people, James Gress, Wilma Snyder and Billie Mae Lininger, when he disappeared while swimming in about 11 feet of water. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. John Rhodes, who live in a farm near town.

Walter L. Fix and Frances Bonita Gracey were married on June 17.

The price of milk in Fulton County will go up on July 1. After that date, pasteurized milk will cost 19 cents a quart and homogenized milk, 20 cents.

A 44-year-old Warfordsburg man, charged with the murder of his brother, is being held without bail for action by a grand jury in October.

Mrs. Pierce Henry of Chambersburg is a patient in a hospital in Savannah, Ga., suffering form injuries she received when the car of her husband was involved in an accident near Savannah.

Births: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Helman of McConnellsburg on June 18; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Seiders of Mc- Connellsburg on June 22.

The 13-month-old child of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Edwards of Big Cove Tannery was seriously injured on Tuesday evening when it fell from a moving automobile.

Harry M. Fix and Rebecca C. Moseby were wed June 17.

Gerald Thomas Yohn and Hazel Alice Knepper were married on June 24.

Martin I. Mowen of Cito, a member of the Rescue Hose Co. of Greencastle, has been elected president of the Franklin County Firemen’s Association.

James H. Montgomery and Mildred Vermont Andrews were married on June 18.

Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Chamberlain of Wells Tannery marked their 28th wedding anniversary last week.

Born: a son, Gregory Allen, to Mr. and Mrs. John Ford of Wells Tannery.

Carl Hess has treated himself to a new Chevrolet. The pea vinery at Hustontown is now in full operation.

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