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80 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 28, 1932

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Deaths: Mrs. Catherine Summers

Schooley of near Saluvia; William

Harrison Bottenfield of near Breezewood; Thomas Scott Reeder of Mc- Connellsburg; Mrs. Susan Henrietta (Wagner) Glunt of Knobsville; Miss Ella Lafferty of Warfordsburg.

On February 4, an illustrated lecture will be presented in the Presbyterian Church of McConnellsburg by Daniel Heefner. Entitled “The Battlefields of France,” the pictures used during the lecture will show the ruins in France. Mr. Heefner, a member of the field artillery of the 79th Division of the AEF during the war, made the pictures in 1930.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert House of Hustontown spent Sunday in Huntingdon visiting Thurman Clark, who is a patient in the hospital there.

Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, at the age of 90, has retired from the Supreme Court of the United States, bringing to an end “a magnificent public career.” During his career, he has been recognized as one of the greatest jurists in history, and more than that, as a great man as well.

Deaths: George Rollin Klotz of New Enterprise; Charles Reese of Altoona.

A large number of the church members held a surprise shower for Rev. and Mrs. Donald F. Brake last week, during which the pastor’s pantry shelves were again well stocked.

The barn on the farm owned by the Jacob Hykes heirs and tenanted by Harry Shaw, north of town, was totally destroyed by fire on Friday morning. Beside the barn and its contents, two valuable hunting dogs were lost in the fire, one owned by William Harris and the other by Ken Shaw.

Orville Huston Strait of Hustontown, a son of Mrs. Hayes Strait, is the only Fulton Countian to graduate from Penn State during the mid-term commencement exercises.

Raymond M. Cline and Mary Elizabeth Magsam were married on January 8.

Mrs. Margaret Ambrose was surprised last Wednesday when 11 men came to her home and cut a large pile of wood for her.

Death: Mrs. Samuel Doran of Chicago.

George Mock of Burnt Cabins, who is past four score years, is very ill, having suffered a couple of strokes.

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