2011-05-05 / From Days Gone By

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 17, 1951

Mary Jane Hovis was recently graduated from the

School of Nursing of the Presbyterian Hospital in


An Ohio trailer-truck driver is in Chambersbug Hospital suffering from injuries he received when his rig went over the bank at Ladies’ Turn early Tuesday morning.

Lewis H. Wible has been elected president of the Fulton County Bar Association, succeeding the late Jno. P. Sipes. Wible has been a member of the bar for 43 years and is the oldest practicing attorney in Fulton County.

By popular demand, Bruce Becker and his orchestra will return to the local American Legion home next Wednesday night.

The Rev. James W. Moyer of Mercersburg is the new resident of the Mercersburg synod of the Evangelical and Reformed Church. This synod embraces 104 congregations with a membership of 25,000, served by 54 ministers.

Born: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Eichelberger of Wells Tannery on May 14.

Cloyd R. Mellott, 28, of Bellevue, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Mellott of McConnellsburg, has been named as law clerk to federal Judge William Alvah Stewart.

Carl Buterbaugh of Lycoming College, Williamsport, spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Buterbaugh.

Mrs. W.H. Greathead of McConnellsburg substituted in the second and third grades of the Fort Littleton School on Thursday due to the absence of Mrs. Thad Winegardner. On Friday, she taught the seventh grade in the absence of Clair Decker.

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