2010-06-24 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files O July 3, 1930 ’30 Deaths: Milton Decker of Licking Creek Township; Mrs. Mary Starr of Three Springs; Estella Dorothy Bain of Webster Mill; Thomas Irvin

Sipes of Ollie, Iowa; Mrs. Alice D. McKelvey of Greencastle.

Practically all the front and back pages of this issue are taken up with “An Eyewitness Story of the Battle of Gettysburg,” written by Charles McCurdy, president of The First National Bank of Bellefonte.

Recent births: a son, Charles, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hockenberry of Burnt Cabins on June 3; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Peter Morton Jr. of McConnellsburg on June 17; a son, Max Dixon, to Mr. and Mrs. William Sheffield of McConnellsburg on June 17; a son, Melvin John, to Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Reeder of McConnellsburg on June 17; a son, William Harry, to Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Cunningham of near Knobsville on June 6; a son, Parker Jr., to Mr. and Mrs. Parker Bivens of Big Cove Tannery on May 18; a daughter, Beaulah Maye, to Mr. and Mrs. William G. Carbaugh of Todd Township on May 20; a son, William Henry, to Mr. and Mrs. Rush Kerlin of Ayr Township on May 19; a daughter, Gladys Marie, to Mr. and Mrs. Harold J. Mills of Ayr Township on May 12; a son, Carl George, to Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Paylor of McConnellsburg on May 6.

Recent weddings: Herman Purnell and Delilah Souders on June 28; Daniel Alvin Crouse and Thesta Enza Deshong on June 18; William Sollers and Lola Maye Hershey on June 10; Lester Carl Barkman and Alma Ruth Boor on June 28; John Crouse and Gladys Michaels on April 24.

Th newly chartered Fulton County Fair Association this week purchased a field for a fairgrounds from Harry Hamil, situated in what is commonly know as the Mc- Connellsburg eastern extension. The field, which contains 10 acres, was sold for approximately $1,800.

Miss Estaline Wink of Thompson Township underwent an operation at Hagerstown Hospital one day last week.

Harry Winegardner and Jehu Booth of Clear Ridge each lost a valuable horse recently.

A surprise party was held at the home of William L. Hendershot on May 31 in honor of the 20th birthday of his son, Cromer.

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