2011-02-24 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 5, 1931

Josei Bergstresser of

New Grenada was taken on Tuesday to J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital at Huntingdon.

Death: Mrs. W. Mark Lodge of McConnellsburg; John McElwee of Six Mile Run.

Jimmy, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ford of New Grenada, is suffering from pneumonia and a bealed head.

Mr. and Mrs. Simon Ficks have returned to their home at Hustontown after spend- ing several months with relatives in the Pittsburgh district.

The Bus Builders Club of the Lutheran Church has elected these officers: Mrs. Dorothy Harris, president; Mrs. William Byers, vice president; Miss Ruth Roettger, secretary; and Mrs. Frank Ott, treasurer.

John North and family have moved from Mc- Connellsburg to their home near Burnt Cabins.

Fred Miller of New York City has been called home due to the serious illness of his mother, Mrs. Harry Miller, Burnt Cabins.

On Friday night, someone was low enough to steal some lard, meat, canned beef and a bag of wheat from George Taylor, an aged resident of Clear Ridge.

Warren, 4-year-old son of Charles Robey of Hancock, is seriously ill with the flu.

Mrs. Fred Hoffman of Hancock slipped and fell while feeding a cow, breaking her arm above the elbow.

Simon Ward, an aged and highly-respected citizen of Buck Valley, is seriously ill at this time.

The car of Elmer Schetrompf of Buck Valley was destroyed by fire near Warfordsburg on Sunday evening when a tire blew out and the car hit a wall. No one was injured.

Mrs. Gerald Snyder marked her 21st birthday on February 28.

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