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60 Years ago

From the Files Of January 3, 1952


Principal Owen Fries reported on

Tuesday that 12 students were absent from the local schools due to the current mumps epidemic in town.

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Foster and family moved on Monday to their newly purchased home, the former Raymond Paylor residence. Mrs. Paylor has moved into the apartment vacated by the Fosters.

Little Judy Cutchall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Cutchall, celebrated her fourth birthday last Wednesday by having her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd McQuade and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Cutchall, dine with her.

The pulpits of two local churches were vacant on Sunday. Rev. LaRue Bender and Rev. Loren Jones were both confined to their homes by flu.

John Carmack was taken to Chambersburg Hospital on Saturday for observation and treatment.

Reed Schriever, 27, of lower Fulton County, died in the Berkeley Springs Hospital on Tuesday morning as the result of injuries received in an auto accident about midnight.

Cpl. Elmer Reed Keefer and Mary L. Mellott were married December 6.

Born: a daughter on January 25 to Mr. and Mrs. Edward W. Carl Jr. of Chambersburg. Mrs. Carl is the former Lydia Truax of McConnellsburg.

Judge W. Clarence Sheely has been named president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Jacob Lynch of Big Cove Tannery received first, second- and third-degree burns of the body on Saturday night when his car caught fire. When firemen arrived on the scene they found Lynch in a state of shock, all his clothes burned off from the hips up.

A county and institutional district budget of $80,243 has been prepared by the Fulton County Commissioners, $2,106 higher than the previous year.

Births at Needmore: a daughter, Christena, on January 1 to Mr. and Mrs. David Mellott and a daughter, Nancy Ellen, on January 2 to Mr. and Mrs. Carl Mellott.

Deaths: Mrs. Margaret Rohm of Six Mile Run; William J. Young of Clearfield; Glenn David Laidig; Reba Louise Charlton of Warfordsburg.

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