2011-03-24 / From Days Gone By

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 5, 1951

Jack Shimer, who is stationed a Keeler Field,

Miss., is spending a furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Shimer.

Dr. and Mrs. F.D. Findley are both confined to their home here by illness.

Sam Paylor will leave on Friday for Sayaree, Pa., where he will manage the dining room of the Hotel Wilbur.

Three vocational agriculture students of Bethel Township, Earl Waltz Jr., James Hollinshead and Warren Peck, have entered the 1951 Chicken of Tomorrow Contest.

Births: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Seiders of Knobsville on April 1; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Raker of McConnellsburg on March 31.

These eight young men received their pre-induction physical exams in Pittsburgh on Wednesday of this week: John Lewis Keefer of Big Cove Tannery; Donald Oliver Smith of Artemas; Donald Pittman Divens of Knobsville; Herman Eugene Mellott of Needmore; Charles Russell Divelbliss of Hancock; Charles Edward Divelbliss of Warfordsburg; Ernest Furgison Doyle of McConnellsburg; and Steward Edward Harris of McConnellsburg.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Stevens quietly observed their 62nd wedding anniversary at their home here on Tuesday.

Nhyle Bivens, 38, of McConnellsburg, was admitted to the Chambersburg Hospital on Monday for treatment of injuries he received in a 20-foot fall from a tree he was pruning. He received injuries to the right side of his chest, right wrist and right side of his face.

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Marjorie I. Turner of Calera, Ala., to Homer M. Souders of McConnellsburg.

Death: Oliver Bruce Colgate of Mount Union.

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