2011-03-31 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From the Files Of April 9, 1931

Deaths: John Luther Galbraith of New Grenada;

George Schriver of Cumberland, Md.; H. Frank

Gump Sr. of Everett.

Richard Owen Cooper, 9-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cooper of Altoona, was almost instantly killed when struck by an automobile on Tuesday evening, March 31. His father was a former resident of McConnellsburg and is a brother of Ernest and Norman Cooper of town.

Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Plessinger and daughter Hazel moved from Lincoln Way last Wednesday to their new place of business, the Cove Mountain Tea Room, on the eastern slope of Tuscarora.

George and Mabel Seville, students at Penn State College, spent Easter with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Seville.

Easter Sunday, April 5, marked the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Reisner of McConnellsburg.

Rev. and Mrs. J.T. Cummings of Burnt Cabins an- nounce the birth of a son in Huntingdon Hospital last Sunday.

Clarence Naugle of Burnt Cabins received a broken collarbone some time ago while cranking a car.

On Monday, Orville Deshong of near Needmore received injuries of the head when he was struck by a car in McConnellsburg. He was treated by a local physician and was then taken to Chambersburg Hospital for observation for possible in- ternal injuries.

Charles and Fred Lodge, both teachers in Flemington, N.J., arrived here on Friday to spend a few days with relatives.

Mrs. A.P. Fore and son Fillmore were called to Harrisburg on Friday due to the serious illness of Mrs. Fore’s brother-in-law.

Elizabeth Benson of New Grenada celebrated her 10th birthday on Sunday.

Death: Solomon Cook of Cook’s Mills.

Born: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Beatty of Buck Valley.

John Stunkard of Enid lost a valuable milk cow last week from milk fever.

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