2012-01-19 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 4, 1932


Deaths: Mathias

Brinton Shoop of

Shade Gap; Nathan Truax Bishop of Hustontown; Mrs. Olive Virginia Carlin Wilson of near Burnt Cabins; Frances Elizabeth McGowan of Burnt Cabins.

Mrs. Patsy Minion and daughters of Greensburg spent the past week with her home folks, the Harry Foreman family of Burnt Cabins, and helped care for her grandmother, Mrs. Amy Foreman, who has been seriously ill for several weeks.

Death: Frank Armacost of Chambersburg.

Howard Kerlin and family moved from Pittsburgh to their farm near Hustontown last week.

Death: Dr. J. Newton Alexander of Butte, Montana.

Due to a large increase in the sale of hunting licenses last year, the Board of Game Commissioners has been able to further its extensive land purchasing program by allocating $125,000 of this extra revenue for the purchase of state game lands. This action will increase the present fiscal year’s allotment for land to about $325,000.

Howard J. Layton and Fosta G. Truax were married on January 28.

George L. Crouse, son of Hon. and Mrs. L.C.Crouse of McConnellsburg, was recently elected to membership in Alpha Beta Chapter of Kappa Phi Kappa, honorary educational fraternity at Penn State.

Death: Charles Reese of Juniata.

Mrs. Charlie Carbaugh of the corner in Ayr Township, who is seriously ill, was taken to Chambersburg Hospital on Tuesday.

Death: Charles Reel of Hancock.

Arlie Byrd of Town Hill was fatally injured last week at the Baltimore and Ohio railroad station at Paw Paw, W.Va., when a truck he was driving was hit by a passenger train.

While cutting wood one day last week, Frank Ray of Buck Valley had the misfortune of losing a front tooth when his axe slipped and the handle hit him in the mouth.

The Kirk Store at Big Cove Tannery was broken into and robbed last Thursday night, the thieves making a big haul as they almost stripped the store.

Death: Mrs. James Sipes of Hancock.

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