2011-04-28 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 7, 1931

Deaths: Mrs. Sara Amanda (Ramsey) Myers of

Everett; James Henry Latherow of Three Springs;

Mary Cunard Lamberson of Bedford County.

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Sprowl of Wells Tannery celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary on Sunday, May 3.

The McConnellsburg baseball team lost its first game of the season on Saturday to Buchanan by a score of 11-6. Walters, Stevens and Hamil led the McConnellsburg nine in a good fight, Hamil starring for the home team with four hits, one of which was a homerun.

John Ray and Hazel College were married on April 25.

Prof. Luther Eugene Boer died in Huntingdon on April 27.

Harry Mosser, son of Dr. and Mrs. J.W. Mosser, fell on Friday and broke his leg at the knee.

Meeting on Tuesday evening, the local school board elected the following teachers for the coming term: Harold Welsh, principal and teacher of chemistry; Miss Olive Lodge, English and history; Charles O. Fries, mathematics and science; Miss Ruth Kirk, Latin and French, a graduate of Juniata College with highest honors; Waldo Seamens, music and band; Howard Peck, 7-8; Mrs. George Bard, 5-6; Miss Maudleen Stevens, 3-4; and Mrs. George Mosser, 1-2. School taxes were set at 22 mills.

Effective May 15, the Franklin Repository and the Public Opinion of Chambersburg will merge and thereafter the Public Opinion will be Chambersburg’s only newspaper.

Born: a daughter on April 28 to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Welsh at Waynesboro Hospital.

Dr. C.N. Trout, prominent dentist of Red Lion, received several fractured ribs in a fall.

Mrs. D.A. Washabaugh is seriously ill at her home near town. Her daughter, Mrs. Mac Morton of Hagerstown, is taking care of her.

Harry Hull, one of the town’s esteemed businessmen, suffered a paralytic stroke on Monday and his condition is considered as grave.

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