2011-03-10 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 19, 1931

Deaths: Mrs. Justina Marie Walker Watkins of

Coles Valley; Mrs. Anna Fesler of Windber; Charles

D. Carbaugh of Ayr Township; Jacob L. Crouse of Decorum; Mrs. Harry Miller of Burnt Cabins; one of the infant twin daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Clem Schooley of Harrisonville, the other not expected to live; Mrs. Elizabeth Pryor of near Hancock; W.O. Dubbs of Ransom, Kan.

The State Highway Department is expected to authorize the construction of the highway between Hustontown and Waterfall in the near future. Surveyors are now working on the project.

Squire William B. Ranck of Warfordsburg is recovering from a severe case of ptomaine poisoning, caused by eating fish that were frozen.

Horace J. Cook has moved from Kearney to the farm which he purchased near Knobsville.

Frank Harris and fiance Miss Dorothy Williams of Washington, D.C., spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jefferson Harris.

Word came to McConnellsburg on Wednesday that Ed Bailey of Long View Lodge is lying at the point of death in Pittsburgh.

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