2011-12-29 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 14, 1932


Deaths: Florence

Ellen Lynch

Schetrompf of Buck Valley; Mrs. Frank Brownell of Kingsport, Tenn.; John W. Stewart, Mrs. S.W. Cline of Parco, Wyo.; George Delmar McCune of Mercersburg.

Charles Hixson was much surprised on Sunday when his children gathered at his home on Lincoln Way to help him celebrate his 61st birthday.

Construction crews of the United Telephone Co. began work this week on the new telephone line north of Mc- Connellsburg. The new line, when completed, will include Knobsville, Fort Littleton, Hustontown and Burnt Cabins, the first time these communities have been given modern phone service. Over two freight car loads of pole will be used on the job and approximately 58 miles of wire will be required. About six weeks will be needed to complete the job.

Milton L.Covert and Elizabeth L. Roher were married on January 7.

Georg W. Hopkins and Mary Elizabeth Pine were married on January 9.

Marvin J. Barton and Ida Jay were wed on December 23.

B.H. McLucas of town is quite ill with a heart condition.

Ross G. Correll of Thompson Township filled his new post as associate judge in the January court. He succeeds Aaron Garland of Belfast Township.

Mr. and Mrs. George Lake of near Harrisonville are the proud parents of a new son, named Edgar Joseph.

Kenneth White, who enlisted about four years ago in the U.S. Navy and spent most of that time in China and the Phillippine Islands, visited old school friends at Crystal Spring over the weekend.

Mrs. Ida Ritz, 80, of Lashley, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Riley Bishop of Galion, Ohio. She made the 400-mile trip by Greyhound bus, unaccompanied.

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