2011-09-08 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of September 17, 1931

’31

Deaths: Mrs. Susie

Chisholm of Hopewell; George N. Kline of near McConnellsburg; Miss Clara May Myers of Timber Ridge.

John Stewart has been confined to bed since last Thursday when he was injured in an automobile accident on Tuscarora Mountain. Mr. Stewart was driving his Oakland sedan up the moun- tain when he attempted to pass a truck on the hairpin curve, colliding head on with another car.

The grist mill owned by Cleve and Clem Mellott near Harrisonville was destroyed by fire on Tuesday evening. Another fire on Sunday afternoon destroyed the Eston Stinson barn.

Discovery of a shortage of $3,000 in the cash vault of The Valley National Bank of Chambersburg last Wednesday was marked by the simultaneous discovery of the disappearance of a 21-yearold man who had been employed by the bank for more than three years.

Herbert H. Shelly and Wilda M. Biser were married on August 29.

Percy S. Walker and Fern E. Anstead were married September 9.

Howard Ott, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Ott of the Cove, left on Tuesday for Penn State College where he is a student in the School of Forestry.

Miss Ella Kendall, state nurse, after finishing the inspection of school children in Thompson Township, is now making the school inspections in several townships in Bedford County.

Robert Lodge left on Wednesday morning for Penn State College where he is enrolled as a first-year student.

C.R. Spangler of town has received word that his brother, Dr. A. C. Spangler, of Selinsgrove, is seriously ill after undergoing an operation at Geisinger Hospital in Danville.

Miss Mary Knauff, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Knauff, is teaching school at Glassville, near McKeesport. Miss Knauff is a graduate of Juniata College and took special work at Drexel.

Death: C. L. Weight of Buck Valley.

Births at Burnt Cabins last Wednesday: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Grace North Kauffman and a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Warren Mentzer.

Blair Waltz of Needmore has his new house nearly finished.

A cow owned by D. H. Fraker of Fort Littleton gave birth recently to a calf having only three legs, the left hind leg missing.

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