2011-09-22 / From Days Gone By

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of October 4, 1951

’51

Three young men from Fulton

County will be inducted into the armed services on October 11. They are Norris Lee Sipes of Harrisonville; Paul Eugene Long of Hustontown; and Max Eugene Shope of Hustontown.

Verna J. Buterbaugh has enrolled as a student at the Church Home and Hospital in Baltimore.

“The News is like a letter from home,” writes Wayne Gardner of Akron, Ohio.

Mrs. Peter Morton, Mrs. Orpha Winter and Mrs. Jennie Wible attended the southern conference of the Council of Republican Women at the Mercersburg Academy last Thursday.

Miss Freda Warthin is a student at Shippensburg State Teachers College.

Mrs. Wade Collier, the former Stella Harris, visited with some of her old neighbors here on Sunday.

Miss Madeline Humphreys, former telephone operator here, is registered as a firstyear student at Shippensburg.

Bruce “Bubbles’ Becker, the most popular entertainer ever to appear at the local American Legion home, will make this third visit her next Wednesday.

Births: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Michael Bard of Needmore on September 28; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Clyde J. Reasner of Mc- Connellsburg on September 28; a son to Mr. and Mrs. James J. Deneen of Needmore on September 26.

Jack Wink, 14, of Needmore, was admitted to Chambersburg Hospital on Saturday for treatment of a gunshot flesh wound of the left side. The youth was driving a tractor and had his small calibre rifle with him in case he saw a groundhog, and the weapon accidentally discharged.

The G.C. Murphy Store is now completing its second year in McConnellsburg.

John Johnston of Needmore has been elected master of the Fulton County Pomona Grange for two years.

Donald J. Layton and Dorothy E. Stine were wed Saturday.

Donald P. Divens and Ann Elizabeth Edwards were married on September 22.

Dale Watters, having sold his farm at Burnt Cabins, will move into the T.B. Appleby tenant house, and Raymond Jaymes will occupy the house vacated by Dale.

Deaths: Howard Miller Denisor of Mercersburg; Paul Alloway of Chambersburg; Mrs. Mary E. Mellott of Hopewell.

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