2011-09-29 / From Days Gone By

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of October 11, 1951


Registration figures released by the county commissioners this week show there are 4,492 Fulton

Countians eligible to vote in the November election – 2,351 Democrats, 2,113 Republicans and 28 nonpartisan.

John P. Martz of Hustontown celebrated his 70th birthday on Wednesday of this week.

Mr. and Mrs. Russell Akers and Mr. and Mrs. Thad Shimer will leave for Miami where they will attend the National Legion Convention.

Gary, 9-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Grissinger Jr., is a patient in Harrisburg Hospital suffering from polio.

A Picairn man was first in line Monday and received Fulton County’s No. 1 doe hunting license. James K. Alloway, who was No. 9, was the first local man to receive a license.

George Hartman Reisner, son of Mr. and Mrs. George L. Reisner of McConnellsburg, has been named a member of the choir at Mercersburg Academy.

Births: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gracey of Waterfall on October 3; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Gregory of Crystal Spring on October 5; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Earl Strait of Harrisonville on October 5; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Chilcoate of Laidig on October 8.

Dale Schooley, 18, of Needmore, suffered brush burns of the hands and arms and a bruised hip last Friday when he ran into the path of a car driven by Arnon Kaplan of Philadelphia, a veterinarian who recently started practicing here.

Mr. and Mrs. George King of Laidig will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on October 16.

Deaths: S.W. Brady; Mrs. Minnie Fields Bohn of Mc- Connellsburg; Bruce Sellers Sipes of McConnellsburg; Cloyd H. Marshall of Three Springs; Mrs. Erma Leasure Shanholtz.

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