2011-02-10 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 19, 1931

Deaths: Noah K. Lin of Harrisburg, a veteran of the

Civil War, who was elected sheriff of Fulton County in 1880.

Births: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Clair Brown of Clear Ridge on February 6; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Clem Creek of Hancock on February 1.

Dale, 4-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. William Flower of Hancock, is confined to bed with a broken collarbone which he received while playing with some older boys.

The following attended Laidig School every day during January: Vera Brant, Eleanor Erb, Evelyn Laidig, Ruby Laidig, Freeda Ryder, Wilmer Laidig, Wayne Schwartz, Paul Wagner and Earl Lake.

Born: a daughter last Friday to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Varner of Burnt Cabins.

Miss Bessie Doran of Burnt Cabins has received word of the death of her cousin, Mrs. Cora Doran Grimsely of Viola, Kan.

“Sodd Smith of Buck Valley is improving slowly from cuts and bruises sustained in a fall on the frozen ground, under the special care of Sarah Schetrompf.”

Roy Witter, prominent farmer and Granger of near Waterfall, has been appointed mercantile appraiser for Fulton County this year.

Born: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Elvey Deshong of Pleasant Ridge on February 14.

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Mellott and two sons are now cozily installed in their beautful new home on South Second Street.

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