2012-01-26 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 11, 1932

’32

Deaths: Ulysses

Grant Baker of near

Knobsville; Charles J. Reese of Juniata; Mrs. Mary Jane Carbaugh of Ayr Township; Mrs. Isabel Hess Van- Cleve of Ocheydan, Iowa; Carl Marshall Layton.

Carl Smith, a native of Buck Valley, was injured last week while working in the Vesta coal mines at Vetaburgh, Pa. He was hit on the back by a piece of falling rock, which knocked him against a mine car, fracturing four ribs on the right side.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bratton of near Dublin Mills celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday.

Leonard Zeger and Esther Stenger were wed February 3.

L.C. Stevens started this week to fill a long-felt need in McConnellsburg – the delivery of pasteurized milk from his plant in the east extension of town.

Death: Mrs. Annie T. Teeter of Wayland, Mass., widow of Dr. W.F. Teeter, former residents of this place.

The William Cooper residence at Rock Hill was completely destroyed by fire on Sunday evening.

Chester Hershey, son of Mrs. Jemima Hershey of Knobsville, is expected home this week from Altoona where he was a surgical patient at Mercy Hospital.

Leslie W. Seylar announces his candidacy for the legislature in this issue of the News.

The 91st birthday of Mrs. Mary Keith was celebrated at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Rose M. Lockard, in Wells Valley on February 8.

Lippy, the magician, who will appear at the Fulton Theatre on Friday and Saturday, will drive a car through McConnellsburg on Saturday while completely blindfolded.

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