2011-02-03 / From Days Gone By

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 15, 1951

Master Sgt. John W. Cooper, son of Mr. and Mrs.

Ernest Cooper of Burnt Cabins, is now serving as private secretary to Lt. General Matthew B. Ridgeway, U.S. Eight Army commander in Korea. A veteran of 12 years of service in the Army, Sgt. Cooper went to Korea on December 30.

Mrs. Martha McIntyre, who has been staying at the home of Mr. and Mrs. David Lowe at Towson, Md., fell at their home and broke her hip. She is now confined to the Mercy Hospital in Baltimore.

Mrs. Lillian Fraker, who spent two weeks at the Geisinger Memorial Hospital and Clinic in Danville, is now back at her duties as postmaster at Fort Littleton.

Mrs. Scott Rinedollar of Everett suffered a light stroke last Friday.

Arthur Shimer, who is suffering from a broken arm, is staying with his nephew and family, Mr. and Mrs. Hiley Shimer, while his sister, Mrs. Olive Crouse, is a patient in the Medical Center for observation.

“The new newspaper press, recently purchased by The Fulton County News, was completely assembled over the past weekend – with the exception of one little piece and we hope to find where that belongs this week.”

Voting rights for the state’s 18-year-olds are now being sought by the American Legion.

Births: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Lester of Mc- Connellsburg on February 11; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Delmore Seville of Big Cove Tannery on February 12.

These 13 men from Fulton County reported to Pittsburgh on February 9 for physical examinations before being called for duty in the armed forces: Kenneth L. Fraker of Fort Littleton; Ray S. Kerlin of Hustontown; James K. House of Hustontown; Leroy A. Schooley of Harrisonville; Vearl D. Fletcher of Amaranth; Walter W. Hess of McConnellsburg; Boyd A. Gearhart of Big Cove Tannery; Lewis M. Ficks of McConnellsburg; Ralph E. Garland of Crystal Spring; Willard G. Lynch of Big Cove Tannery; Samuel R. Wilson of Fort Littleton; George J. Keefer of Hancock; and Robert L. Brown of McConnellsburg.

Guy E. Moats and Marian G. Zimmerman were married on February 10.

Jack Sharpe was pleasantly surprised last Tuesday evening when a number of friends gathered at his home ti help him celebrate his 18th birthday.

Deaths: Mrs. Margaret Daniels Akers of Sipes Mill; Edwin C. Deshong of Harrisonville; Mrs. Walter Anderson of Maddensville.

Mrs. Ida Alloway of New Grenada is reported in serious condition at the home of Mrs. Don Leabhart of Robertsdale.

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