30 Years Ago
Mrs. Glen Barnett, the former
Connie Fore of Everett, is pictured in this issue with her new daughter, Tina Marie, the first child born at the Medical Center this year. Tina Marie was born at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, January 3, and weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces.
Two McConnellsburg businessmen have sold their places of business, one will be closing its doors and the other will be opening under new ownership. Earley’s Store on North Second Street will be going out of business effective March 1, and Heefner’s TV and Appliance on Lincoln Way East, will be changing ownership early in February. Earley’s Store, a shoe sales and repairing business, owned by Eugene Earley, has been sold to George and Paul Sigel of Needmore, professional surveyors. The two brothers rented office space in the basement and purchased the building for needed expansion of their business. The shoe repairing equipment will be sold separately, and Eston Paylor, McConnellsburg, a retired Letterkenny employee, is negotiating to buy this facet of the business and open his own shop, early in the year.
J. Frank Alexander, president of The Fulton County National Bank and Trust Co., announced that the bank has made application to the comptroller of the currency for permission to establish a branch bank in Hustontown.
President Judge Newton C. Taylor of Huntingdon County was sworn in on Saturday starting his first full 10-year term on the bench, having been unopposed for the office at the November election.
Specials at the IGA: Banquet meat pies, 3 for $1; Furman pork and beans, 59 cents; boneless chuck roast, $1.69 lb.; oranges, $1.19, 5-lb. bag; Bounty towels, 69 cents; Campbell’s chicken noodle soup, 4 for $1; Tide, $1.69, 49 ozs.
Deaths: Frank C. Strait, Warfordsburg; Paul P. Hill, Hagerstown; William Clippinger Sr., Wells Tannery; Nellie P. Hess, Carlisle; Stanley J. Barber, Needmore.