60 Years Ago
Three young county men will be inducted into the Army Services on
August 30. They are Leroy Anderson Schooley of McConnellsburg; Gerald Eugene Wright of Hopewell; Robert Theodore Mellott of Needmore. Morris Lee Sipes of Harrisonville reported to Pittsburgh on Wednesday of this week for a physical examination.
Miss Mildred Hull left Wednesday for Cheyenne, Wyo., to resume her teaching duties.
Oscar Garland, 62, of Hustontown, was killed on Tuesday morning when his tractor ran off a hillside and tumbled down an embankment.
A large barn on Timber Ridge, owned by Lewis Everts, was destroyed by fire early Sunday morning after it was set ablaze by a flash of lightning.
Announcement has been made of the engagement of Mary Shimer to William H. Cunningham, both of McConnellsburg.
A steer owned by Ben Truax, which placed 11th at the Bedford Fair, was sold for 45 1/2 cents a pound at the sale Friday morning. The 1050-pound animal brought $477.75. Donald Gress’ steer, which placed fifth, was sold for 43-1/2 cents a pound, for a total of $445.
Births: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rhodes of McConnellsburg on August 10; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pittman of McConnellsburg on August 10; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Kermit L. Bard of McConnellsburg on August 14.
Deaths; John Ray Doyle Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Doyle Sr. of Gibsonia, who died of shock from burns he received a day and a half earlier; Bertie Lloyd Souders of Ayr Township; Mrs. Alice Gordon Kammerere of Brush, Colo.; Isaac S. Park of Maddensville; William Harden Ulsh of Chambersburg.