2011-11-03 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of November 19, 1931

’31

Deaths: Mrs. Emma

Frances McLucas of

McConnellsburg; Jacob Clippinger of Jeromesville, Ohio; Mrs Noah Eskew of near Brockton; Mrs. Martin Asa Barkman of near Akersville.

A Cambridge, Ohio, child was killed and four other persons in the same car and R.M. Cline, local hotel proprietor, were injured in an automobile accident near St. Thomas last Thursday evening. The Ohio car sideswiped a hay baler without lights and crashed head on into the Cline car. All were taken to Chambersburg Hospital where the child died soon after his admission. Mr. Cline received a bad chest injury, a punctured knee and ankle and complains of internal pains.

Recent births: a son on November 1 to John T. and Virgie Keefer Humbert of Big Cove Tannery; a son, Lee Mc- Clellan, on November 10 to John R. and Hazel Colledge Ray of McConnellsburg; a son on November 1 to Frank H. and Mary Henry Johnston of Webster Mills; a son, Charles Joseph, on November 6 to Elmer and Nora Rachel Strait Edwards of Big Cove Tannery; a son on November 13 to Ernest G. and Virginia Gordon Harr of Big Cove Tannery; a son on November 17 to Mr. and Mrs. Edward O. Brown of Fort Littleton.

Mrs. J.D. Knepper of Hustontown is reported as critically ill, with little hope for her recovery.

Death: Jehu Booth of Enid.

Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Hess of McConnellsburg are happy over the recent arrival of a little son.

Roy Helsel of Wells Tannery killed a 22-pound wild turkey last week.

Fort Littleton football team defeated the Quincy Orphanage team on Saturday by a score of 13-6.

E.A. Jackson of Brush Creek bought a new Reo sedan.

Death: Mrs. John Mc- Clain of Carlisle.

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