2012-02-09 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 25, 1932


Deaths: Catharine Ann Mille Trice of Coles Valley; Mrs. Hannah Rebecca Snyder of McConnellsburg; Mrs. Annie F. Teeter of Chambersburg; Mrs. Ross A. Bard of near Sipes Mill.

Miss Sarah McGowan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.C. McGowan of Burnt Cabins, who works in a bank in York, will graduate from Thompson Business College this Thursday evening.

Death: George W. Ashton of Oklahoma City.

Mrs. Floyd Ramsey of Fort Littleton is very ill. Her mother, Mrs. Reihart of Huntingdon, is nursing her.

The Fort Littleton WCTU has elected the following officers for the coming year: Edith Wilds, president; Mrs. Alice Fraker, vice president; Miss Anna Buckley, treasurer; Mrs. Albert Corman, secretary; and Mrs. Lillian Fraker, assistant secretary.

Stinson and Crouse have installed a “mistolator” in their store here, a table with two generators which creates a cold mist that settles on fruits and vegetables on the table.

Robert Lodge, a first-year student at Penn State, spent the weekend at his home here.

A.J. Pittman advertises that he is now at home and will work in his shop for the public, doing all kinds of blacksmithing and wagonmaking work, wood or iron, with satisfaction guaranteed.

While carrying swill to the hogs last Wednesday, Edward

Sigel of Buck Valley fell on his porch, narrowly escaping serious injury.

When Carl Hendershot of Buck Valley went to his stable last Friday morning, he found that his prize Jersey cow was the mother of a fine calf. After close exam, he found that the calf was perent fectly normal, except for one thing – it had no eyes and never had any. Many curious people have visited and examined the calf, saying it has place for eyes, yet no eyeballs.

The bell of the Methodist Church in Buck Valley was tolled 200 times on Monday night to commemorate the birth of George Washington.

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