2010-08-05 / From Days Gone By

60 Years Ago

From The Files of August 17, 1950
’50 This issue contains numerous articles on events planned for the Fulton County Centennial celebration to be held August 30 to September

2. These include a Mummers Parade on August 30, “Fulton’s Heritage” pageant, a stage production, Centennial queen contest, an antique display and sale of wooden nickles, centennial plates and Robin Hood hats.

Ted Weems and his Orchestra, one of America’s big bands, famous for his recording of “Heartaches,” will play at the American Legion Home on August 23.

Two-year-old Claudia Brantner, McConnellsburg, fell while playing on Monday and suffered a dislocated pelvis joint. She was placed in a cast from waist to toes at the Everett Hospital.

Mr. and Mrs. John Martz will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on August 20 at their home in Hustontown.

The American Legion baseball team clinched the lead in the Blue Ridge League by beating Mont Alto 5-3 on Wednesday.

During the past week all the trees in the circle at the Courthouse Square were removed and the barberry bushes trimmed. The local Girl Scouts will plant flowers in the circle.

Six-year-old Billie Alexander, McConnellsburg, is suffering bone separation at the ankle of his left leg which is in a cast. He is getting around on crutches.

M.H. Garlock, McConnellsburg, had to be hospitalized with a leg infection while vacationing at Yellowstone Park, Wyo.

A brief history of Fulton County by Lillian C. Fleming appears in this issue.

Deaths: Mrs. Mary E. Everhart, Six Mile Run; Mrs. Clara (Stouteagle) Tritle, McConnellsburg; Theron Stevens Mills, Waterfall.

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