2011-03-17 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 26, 1931

Latest political announcements are those of David Bishop, seeking the Republican nomination for county commissioner, and Harvey I. Raker, seeking the Democratic bid for prothonotary.

Deaths: Andrew T. Laidig of Dixon, Ill.; the second of the infant twin daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Clem Schooley of Harrisonville.

Death: John Barton, 18, of Brush Creek, who died of scarlet fever.

Veteran William Mathias of Burnt Cabins is suffering from a “dropsical condition,” causing his family of grown sons much concern,” for he is nearing four score and six years and cannot stand much illness.”

Mrs. Easton Stinson of Burnt Cabins is seriously ill.

Mrs. Helen Dimm of Lewistown is spending some time in this vicinity as a representative of the Perry Business Schools. If enough registrations can be obtained, a business school will be started here.

Ellis V. Schriever and Mary E. Barnhart were married on December 31.

Mr. and Mrs. Ross Barton of Brush Creek are the proud parents of a daughter, born on March 19.

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