2011-09-29 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of October 8, 1931


Deaths: Leonard H. Carnell of Amaranth; Hayes A.

Strait of near Saluvia; Elias Wilson of Maddensville;

John H. Gaster of Bellevue; J.C. (Little Doc Clark) Burba of Evansville, Ind.

A careful analysis of the banking situation has been gone into by a committee of depositors of the Hancock Bank and conditions reveal that it is possible for that institution to be reopened, stabilized and put on its feet. What is known as the 50-50 plan has been worked out and has legal approval.

No one was injured on Sunday when the milk trucks of Bretherd Mellott and Chalmers Peck, both of Needmore, collided on a curve near Needmore. The Peck truck was badly damaged.

Wash C. Glunt of Knobsville was badly scalded last Monday morning while attempting to change a safety plug at the Morton quarry, south of McConnellsburg. He is now under the care of Dr. J. W. Mosser.

The MHS soccer team this year is made up of these players: David Nace, Frank Alexander, Hubert Elvey, Guy Sipe, John Greathead, Russell Hull, Dayton Mellott, Merrill Hopkins, Ray Buterbaugh, John Mosser and Oscar Unger.

Kenneth, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Morton of Andover, is a victim of typhoid fever.

Miss Dorothy Fix of Fort Littleton underwent an operation for appendicitis at Chambersburg Hospital last week.

Miss Beatrice Mathias of Burnt Cabins is seriously ill with pneumonia.

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