2010-07-15 / From Days Gone By

60 Years Ago From The Files Of July 27, 1950 50

’50 Fourteen Fulton County young men will be sent to Pittsburgh on July 31 for physical examination prior to entering the Army in the first draft

call since shortly after the close of World War II in 1945. The 14 will be examined by Dr. .H. MacKinlay and, if rejected by him, other names will be added to the list.

Births: a son to Mr. and Mrs. James Weakland of Burnt Cabins on July 21; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Morse Suders of McConnellsburg on July 19; a son to Mr. and Mrs. James Tritle of Cito on July 24; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Cunningham of Burnt Cabins on July 19; a son to Mr. and Mrs. James A. Welsh of Knobsville on July 20.

Eugene F. Earley and Jean L. Kendall were wed July 25.

Delmar Seville and Pauline Morningstar were wed July 1.

A large 9x18 American flag has been presented to the local American Legion by Florence Ecker Garland, widow of Russell Garland, who served 46 years in the Marines, mostly foreign countries, and who died in March of 1950.

Deaths: James Parker Richards of Big Cove Tannery; George Hess of Indiana.

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