2011-01-20 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 29, 1931

Samuel O.

McLaughlin, justice of the peace of Fort Loudon, died on a Greyhund bus early last Tuesday morning while on his way home from Philadelphia. He was 59 years of age.

Death: David N. Stevens of Belfast Township.

The protracted meeting at the Bethel Church at New Grenada has closed, resulting in 55 coverts.

Mrs. Mary Heeter of Saltillo is spending a few days with her father, A.D. Keith of New Grenada, who has been sick all winter and is gradually growing weaker.

Mrs. Millie David of Newburg suffered a paralytic stroke recently.

Harry Samuel Leonard and Ethel Hazel Drake were married on January 24.

William Paylor marked his 74th birthday on January 25.

Leroy Smith, 17, is a patient in Everett Hospital, suffering from a gunshot wound accidentally inflicted by his father, Ed Smith. The Smiths live in Whips Cove.

Born: a son to Mr. and Mrs. George Snyder of Mc- Connellsburg on December 14.

William Smith of Hancock cut one of his toes off with an axe while peeling bark from a tree last week.

Julia Hendershot, little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Hendershot of Buck Valley, pushed a piece of chewing gum wrapper up her nose one day last week. Several days later, it was removed by Dr. J.A. Watson.

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