2012-02-09 / From Days Gone By

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 28, 1952


A Loyalty Day program for Fulton

County will be held in the Mc-

Connellsburg school auditorium on Monday evening. All state-employed workers in the county will be required to take the loyalty oath. These include all employees of the Highway Department, Department of Public Instruction, Forestry Department, Public Assistance, Liquor Control Board and Department of Health. A speech by Gov. Fine will be broadcast at 8:39, following which the oath will be administered to the workers.

Mrs. George Knotts of Altoona fell recently, breaking her right hip and right arm.

Mrs. Harry Johnson is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Howard Walker, and family in Chicago. A new baby in the home is the main attraction.

William H. Wagner of Harrisburg writes that the News has been a weekly visitor to his home for 61 years – and is always welcome.

Ensign John L. Sullivan Jr. and Nancy Louisa Runyan were married last Friday.

Samuel Motter Paylor of McConnellsburg died suddenly of a heart attack on Tuesday morning at Chambersburg Hospital.

A 25-year-old Clear Ridge resident, Rufus Dale Ramsey, was killed in Allegheny County on Saturday evening when the motorcycle he was riding crashed into the rear of a truck.

Births: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mellott of Needmore on February 20; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Keefer of Hustontown on February 22.

Earl Appleby, 67, of Shade Gap; C. Stull Baldwin, 55, and his wife, Catherine, 55, both of Burnt Cabins, were injured when their cars collided near Shade Gap last Wednesday. Appleby was taken to Lewistown Hospital, and Mr. and Mrs. Baldwin are patients in Chambersburg Hospital.

Betty Louise Lininger, 22, daughter of Ralph Lininger of McConnellsburg, is listed in fair condition at Chambersburg Hospital as the result of an automobile accident in Chambersburg last Wednesday.

Cpl. Archie Lowe and Maxine Strait were married February 23.

Gerald Peck, former body shop mechanic, has leased the Atlantic Service Station on Lincoln Way East.

Deaths: John W. Truxel of Hancock; Mrs. William H. Reisner Jr. of Hagerstown; Ira Bechtel of McConnellsburg; Howard William Ramsey of Hagerstown; Mrs. Robert Dixon of Swathmore; Tobias M. Kauffmn of Johnstown; Mrs. Amer Robert McCormick of Beverly, Kan.

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