2011-02-10 / From Days Gone By

60 Years Ago

From The Files of February 22, 1951

Charles Croft, one of 50 delegates, represented Fulton County at a meeting of the State Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs in Harrisburg on Friday and Saturday.

A former waitress at the Fulton House who admitted in court last week that she took more than $700 from her employer, Mrs. Vera James, was sentenced to serve three to 18 months in the Allegheny County Workhouse.

Fulton County’s Centennial queen, Sara Jane McQuade, embarked on a new career last Thursday when she was united in marriage to Donald A. Hamil.

Death: David Showalter of Fayetteville.

G.A. Biggs was re-elected last Thursday as president of the Fulton County Agricultural Extension Association.

The last “little piece” of the News’ press was put in place last week, and the complete moving job is expected to be published this week. If all goes well, the paper will be printed next week in the News’ new location, the Morton building, just north of The Fulton County Bank.

Three Fulton County young men left for Pittsburgh on Wednesday of this week for induction into the Army. They were Harold B. “Tom” Richards, McConnellsburg; Robert E. Akers of Crystal Spring; and Ralph C. Michael of Warfordsburg.

Birth: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Deshong of Needmore on February 18.

Deaths: Harry McCurdy Mumma of Mercersburg; Ira W. Mellott; James Ira Keebaugh of Knobsville.

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