2011-01-27 / From Days Gone By

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 8, 1951

Nancy Glazier, a student nurse at the University of Pittsburgh, spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Glazier.

A secret ballot by Fairchild employees last Friday rejected a company strike settlement offer of 15 cents an hour raise.

Births: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Pine of Mercersburg on February 1; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Lemuel Hendershot of McConnellsburg on February 5.

Juries for the March term of court were drawn on Saturday and, for the first time in its history, Fulton County will have women serving on the jury. The first woman named to serve was Mrs. Mary Keebaugh, McConnellsbrg housewife. Other women who will share the honor of being first are Charlotte Peck of Needmore and Alta Sprowl of Wells Tannery.

The new newspaper press for The Fulton County News arrived from Bedford on Saturday and is now being rebuilt in the new headquarters, the old post office building on North Second Street, just north of the Fulton County Bank.

A waitress at the Fulton House is now in the county jail, charged with larceny of $715 from her employer, Mrs. Vera James, who caught her in the act of taking $295 from Mrs. James’ room on January 31. She also admitted stealing $420 from a dresser drawer on January 22.

Harry M. Levy has been named Republican chairman to fill the unexpired term of Harvey H. Clevenger.

The WSCS of Clear Ridge held a housewarming on January 30 for Mr. and Mr. Wayne Fleming, who recently moved into their new home.

Kenneth Richard Kaufman and Glenda Arlene Schooley were married on January 20.

Mrs. Belle Wishart of Wells Tannery received a broken wrist in a fall last week.

Death: Harry Spencer Browand of Burnt Cabins.

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