2011-07-21 / From Days Gone By

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of August 2, 1951

’51

Dick Fore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Fore, has accepted a position as a supervisory trainee with the

Liberty Powder Defense Corp. at Baraboo, Wis. He is a 1951 graduate of Shippensburg State Teachers College.

The official vote count shows that Gerald Peck, Democrat hopeful for the nomination for county treasurer, lost the vote to Guy Oakman in the recent primary election.

The first twins were born at Fulton County Medical Center on Saturday, July 26. Twin sons were born to Mr. and Mrs. John W. Johnston of Needmore, with Dr. Gerald Lorentz as the attending physician.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cutchall of McConnellsburg have announced the engagement of their daughter, Pauline, to Richard Kopec, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kopec of Wallington, N.J. Both will be seniors at Shippensburg this fall.

Police are investigating the shooting of a cow in the shoulder with a .22 on July 29. The cow is owned by Norman Hollinshead of Needmore.

Births: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Luther Barthalow of Webster Mill on July 24; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Marshall of McConnellsburg on July 25; a daughter to Dr. and Mrs. Robert Riggs of McConnellsburg on July 29.

In an impressive ceremony at Camp Sinoquipe on Friday night, George Reisner Jr. of McConnellsburg was promoted to the rank of Eagle Scout, the second person in Fulton County to receive this highest scouting award. The first was John Mantze Jr.

Despite being in a cast due to a recent farm injury, Don Gress, a member of the Taylor Township FFA, will show his prize Hereford baby beef at the Bedford Fair next week.

Death: James Richard Colledge of Bedford.

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