2012-03-22 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 7, 1932

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Only one death was recorded in this issue: Mrs. Retta

Hixson Hess, who died at her home near Warfordsburg on March 18.

The Big Springs Presbytery will meet in McConnellsburg, with the Rev. W.L. Martin delivering the sermons.

Gov. Gifford Pinchot released a new report that said more men (113) were employed maintaining roads in Fulton County last year than ever before – and while the money lasts, they will continue to be employed.

Members of Little’s Millinery have just returned from a buying trip to eastern cities, and the store is now featuring spring and summer hats at 98 cents and $1.98.

The green grocery and fish market owned by John Stewart for the past year has been bought by Charles Reeder.

Mrs. E.M. Krug is back at the editorial desk after a bad siege of laryngitis and bronchitis. Her daughter, Miss Beatrice, and George Decker got the News out during her illness.

Mrs. Russell Gress will have a public sale at her farm on April 9.

The Racket Store is offering “odds and ends” of shoes at 98 cents a pair.

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