2011-12-01 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of December 17, 1931


Deaths: Mrs. Ida Clouser of Chambersburg; David B. Chesnut of

Thompson Township; Baltzer F. Deshong of Pleasant Ridge.

Gerald McGarvey and Catherine Helsel were married on Saturday.

Mrs. Nellie Sheffield of Fort Littleton left on Sunday or Washington, D.C., where she has found employment.

Quite a bit of excitement was created in the Hancock area on Saturday when Luther Powell, hunting with a group of men from Black Oak, in what is called Haunted Pines, found a burlap sack containing what appeared to be the body of an infant. Officers are investigating.

Garfield Shifflett and Ethel Coffman were married December 3.

Born: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Resley of Hancock.

With the signing of approximately

60 new subscribers, the United Telephone Co. has begun construction of new lines toward

Saluvia and Burnt Cabins.

Born: a daughter last Friday to Mr. and Mrs. Bobby

Briggs of Decorum.

Last week, a telephone call from London, England, terminated in the J.K. Johnchambersburg ston residence in Mc- Connellsburg. The call was made by Dr. Jean Johnston, who is practicing osteopathy in London. Dr. Johnston spoke to all members of her family here, as did also her husband, Dr. D.E. Tilleman. The conversation was completed with perfect satisfaction, just as if, Mr. Johnston said, the parties were in the same room.

The Ladies Aid of Cito held a kitchen shower last Thursday in honor of Mrs. Charles Earle Barmont, nee Lillian Laidig.

James Hull of near town received a broken arm on Monday when he slipped and fell while chasing a cow.

Game Protector Fred S. Fisher reports that 71 bucks with two or more points and 510 doe were killed during the past season in Fulton County. Five illegal deer were killed, three were killed by autos, seven were killed by farmers with permits, and a bear was killed in the county.

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