2011-01-13 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 22, 1931

A.E. Deshong, Esther Holtzinger and Harriet Norris have been named as a committee in charge of raising money for the establishment of a library at the Green Hill School. To date, $110 has been collected.

Death: Henry Barton of near Crystal Spring.

M.H. James of the Fulton House has been appointed publicity director in the executive department at Harrisburg by Gov. Gifford Pinchot. A former publicity director with the State Highway Department, Mr. James originated the first detour map ever published in the United States and issued the first state-sponsored guide of Pennsylvania.

Death: Howard Peterson of Orbisonia.

John A. McSparran of Lancaster County, who bolted his party to support the candidacy of Gov. Pinchot, has been named state secretary of agriculture by the new governor.

Master Kenneth Hill of Thompson Township has been very sick with scarlet fever.

Stull Baldwin and Harvey Comerer of Burnt Cabins are busy putting up ice. .

In some manner not know, the baby daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Cline of Knobsville broke her right arm on Tuesday.

David John Lowe and Catherine Elizabeth Hull were married January 3.

On Saturday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Berlin Miller of Three Springs entertained a large group of friends at an old-fashioned taffy pull.

F.L. Lashley of Buck Valley bought a new Ford roadster on Friday.

Cromer Hendershot of Buck Valley has been seen quite often up at Ed Sigel’s. Wonder what’s the attraction?

Offa Chamberlain of Wells Valley celebrated his 21st birthday on January 2.

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