2011-03-17 / From Days Gone By

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 29, 1951

William Clark, a patient at the Altoona Hospital for 10 days, spent Easter with his home folks here, returning to the hospital on Monday.

Terrence Lee Mellott, 2-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd W. Mellott of Mercersburg, is a patient in Chambersburg Hospital, suffering from severe burns he received when he pulled a pan of hot water off the kitchen range at his home. He received second-degree burns of the neck, chest, abdomen, both hands, right leg and left knee.

Miss Pauline Cutchall of McConnellsburg has been chosen as maid of honor to the May Queen at Shippensburg State Teachers College this year. Another Fulton County girl, Miss Mary Peck of McConnellsburg, is a member of the queen’s court.

Bubbles Becker and his orchestra will be the name band at the local legion home tonight. Next Wednesday night, Ted Weems will play a return engagement at the local home.

Police Chief M. W. McCormick announced this week that his policy of leniency has not worked out in Mc- Connnellsburg – and from now on “I am enforcing the laws to the hilt.” The chief is particularly “aggravated” about motorists who ignore the speed limits and those who use flimsy excuses for not paying the parking meters.

Marvin A. Foor and Esther Alice Foor were married on March 17.

Births: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Mellott of Cito on March 23; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Kelso of Mc- Connellsburg on March 23; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Norman Mellott of McConnellsburg on March 21; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. D.E. Winter of McConnellsburg on March 13.

Mrs. Bertie Heefner accidentally fell at her home last week and broke her leg. She is now in Chambersburg Hospital.

Mrs. Harper Black of Taylor Township underwent surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore last week.

Wild geese are flying north and forsythia is in bloom.

Deaths: Mrs. Alice Bertrude Mills of Lemasters; John Edward Lynch of Ayr Township; Albert Spressard Soes of McConnellsburg; Thomas R. Starr of Pomona, Md.; Mrs. Margaret Ann Gilert of Mont Alto.

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