2011-02-17 / From Days Gone By

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 1, 1951

Nevada ratified the 22nd Constitutional Amendment on Monday, the 36th state to approve a change in the constitution which prohibits any person from being elected to more than two terms as president of the United States. The 22nd Amendment was inspired by Franklin D. Roosevelt, the first man in American history to break the two-term tradition.

Mrs. Hazel Deshong was called to Huntingdon last week due to the serious illness of her sister.

“Meet Arizona” is the name of an operatta to be staged by the McConnellsburg High School Mixed Chorus on March 9. Taking part will be Bob Clevenger, Ronald Cisney, Roger Elvey, Charles Gress, Zane Fraker, Dollie Tritle, Dixie Ray, Lavonne Cline, Peggy Clevenger, Albin Chubb, Richard Bender, Kate Bivens and Esther Warthin.

Gerald Mellott of Amaranth, a senior, has been named to the honor roll at Defiance College.

First Lt. Richard Akers, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Akers of McConnellsburg, has been reported as missing in action in the Korean War.

Pvt. Gilbert A. Lake has been transferred from San Antonio, Texas, to Wichita Falls, Texas.

Births: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Gordon of Mc- Connellsburg on February 22; a daughter to Rev. and Mrs. Mark B. Michael of McConnellsburg on February 22; a son to Mr. and Mrs. M.H. Garlock of McConnellsburg on February 23; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Max Stenger of McConnellsburg on February 27; a daughter, Elaine Lorna, to Rev. and Mrs. Everett Woodcock on February 15.

Charles E. Walker and Marion N. Rotz were married on February 17.

Warfordsburg and Green Hill will meet on the Mc- Connellsburg floor on March 2 to decide the Fulton County girls’ basketball championship.

The operating room and table at the Fulton County Medical Center are now being used for minor surgery other than tonsil operations.

Deaths: D.R. Strait of Wilkinsburg; Ralph R. Deshong of Richmond Furnace; Samuel Calvin Yeakle of Hancock.

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