2011-09-22 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of October 1, 1931


When the automobile in which he was riding struck a telephone pole at Lee’s Crossroads on Sunday night, Roy Seville, 24, of McConnellsburg, suffered lacerations of the head. He was found hanging from the door of the vehicle and was taken to Chambersburg Hospital for treatment.

Deaths: Mrs. Ellsworth Batdorff of near McConnellsburg; Samuel Stevens Steach of Earlston; Rev. John Horning, retired Methodist minister.

The Fulton County Bank advertisement this week features this saying: “eat, drink and be merry – and tomorrow you may just have to borrow lunch money.”

Levi Johnson and son Cloyd of Wells Tannery have been working in Pittsburgh.

Arthur Hull has returned to Penn State for his second year in the School of Forestry.

Mr. and Mrs. John C. Goyne of Pottsville announce the birth of a daughter, Nancy Ann, on September 24. Mrs. Goyne was formerly Lucille Johnston, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Johnston of Webster Mills.

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wimer of Brush Creek are proud parents of a baby girl born on September 22.

Frances Alexander was five years old on September 24 but waited until September 26 to celebrate her birthday, which was also the 75th birthday of her grandfather, Tobias Glazier.

Claude Sharpe and Beatrice Bishop were wed September 1.

The Martin homestead south of town was sold at public sale on September 19 to John Culler for $4,925.

Richard McClain has entered the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia as a para-medical student.

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