2012-03-01 / From Days Gone By

70 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 19, 1942


Deaths: Mrs.

Samuel Clippinger of Dublin Mills; Mrs. Elizabeth Belle Covert of Lock Haven.

In order to aid the national war effort, the FFA boys of McConnellsburg will collect wastepaper next Monday afternoon.

These 34 draftees will leave on March 30 for induction into the U.S. Army: Gerald Edward Shives of Needmore; J.W. Humphrey Jr. of Harrisonville; Harold Lee Baumgardner of Wells Tannery; Glen Wilson Lamberson of Hustontown; Harry Clifford Glunt of Knobsville; Kenneth Parker Seiders of McConnellsburg; George Washington Singleton of Amaranth; George Matthew Bergstresser of Waterfall; Frank Hull of McConnellsburg; Frank Charles Remsburg, Harold Eugene Hamil of McConnellsburg; Stanley Eugene Stevens, Alois Oswald Holtzer of McConnellsburg; Bernard James Truax, E. Dean Long of Knobsville; Floyd Otis Fittry of Big Cove Tannery; Robert Eldon Newman, Marshall James Hann of Sipes Mill, Elmer Denton Carson of Amaranth; Elmer Kellner Melius of Hustontown; Rudolf Orlen Laidig of Hustontown; Willis Kenneth Heefner of Hustontown; Clarence Martin Lamberson of Crystal Spring; Clifford Lynn Seiders of McConnells- burg; Clyde Weller of Hancock; Harold Elliott Wright of Wells Tannery; George Washington Black of Mc- Connellsburg; Ivan Leon Hamil of Knobsville; Kermit Roosevelt Ott of Mc- Connellsburg; George William Deshong of Harrisonville; Fred Lee Charlton of Warfordsburg; William Edward Hess of Waterfall; Marshall Diehl Richards of Big Cove Tannery; and Charles Kenneth Naugle of Burnt Cabins.

The famous Shirley-Ayre dairy and breeding farm near Mount Union will soon become a cannery. A sale for the disposal of the more than 200 herd of registered Ayrshire cattle is now being arranged, and the building will be transformed into a canning factory by the owner, L.M Hutchinson.

Harry Elvey, Mrs. Russell Glazier and Ernest Harris are members of the federal jury at Scranton this week.

The pea-vining station for farmers, within easy trucking distance of Mc- Connellsburg, is now assured, since the 80 acres needed under contract will be signed up this week. Also being planned is a tomatoreceiving and grading station, provided 100 acres of tomatoes will be grown. The two plans are projects of the Greencastle Packing Co.

George Reisner Jr., 7, received slight injuries last week when he fell from the moving car of his father. He opened the door of the car in mistake for the window.

Mr. and Mrs. Russell Glazier entertained last Thursday evening in honor of Mr. Glazier’s father, Conrad Glazier, who celebrated his 75th birthday.

Mrs. Clarence Seville has been seriously ill the past week.

Mrs. William H. Buterbaugh of Cito is a patient in Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia.

Cpl. James Christian of Bolling Field, D.C., spent the weekend here before being transferred to Savannah, Ga.

Mrs. Lulu Henry of Washington, Pa., has returned home after spending two weeks visiting her four sons in service: William, Calvin, Vance and H. Carlton Henry. Mrs. Henry, a former resident of Clear Ridge, is the only mother in Washington County to furnish four sons to serve their country.

Orville Feight marked his 21st birthday on March 14.

Born: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Emory McQuait of Clear Ridge.

Wayne Taylor, 44, Mc- Connellsburg, received several lacerations of the eyes, face and nose and a fractured nose on Sunday evening when the car he was driving collided with another car near Chambersburg. Dewey Smith of McConnellsburg, a passenger in the Taylor car, was treated for lacerations of the chin and left eye.

David H. Botke and Jeanbelle Fisher were wed March 13.

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