2012-03-29 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 14, 1932


Deaths: Mrs. Maggie May Mellott of Licking Creek

Township; Mrs. Savannah Stevens Winfield of

Carlisle, formerly of Big Cove Tannery; Mrs. Eliza Stains of Huntingdon County; E. Hays Morgret of Greencastle; Henry H. Minnick of Everett.

The fire company minstrel show was a howling success, playing to packed houses on Friday and Saturday evenings. Deserving special mention for their parts in the show were Fred Fisher, Prof. Harold Welsh, Glenn Spangler and Paul K. Evan.

The best specialists in Cincinnati are now doing everything in their power to save the life and eyesight of Robert Hixson, an engineering student at the University of Cincinnati, who was injured in a factory explosion last week. Robert is a son of Mr. and Mrs. C.R. Hixson of Tiffin, Ohio, who formerly lived near Dott in Fulton County.

Miss Mary Seylar, Miss Minnie McGovern, Miss Elizabeth Hess, Miss Harriet Sloan, Mrs. B. Frank Henry and Mr. Merrill Nace represented the local Presbyterian Church at the 15th annual conference of the Women’s Missionary Society of Carlisle Presbytery in Chambersburg last week.

Charles C. Newman and Sarah B. Saylor were married on April 6.

Eugene L. Zeger and Violet J. Ott were wed March 31.

Miss Sophie Hohman has returned to Indiana where she librarian at the Indiana State Teachers College.

Master Harold Winters, son of Mr. and Mrs. George A. Winters of Thompson Township, fell while playing last week and broke his arm.

Morton and Harris are advertising men’s work shoes at $1.20 and ladies’ dress shoes starting at $1.45 overalls and blouses at 69 cents.

The stork arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Schetrompf of Buck Valley last week and left a 10- pound boy.

The A& P advertises Bokar coffee at 27 cents; Waldorf tissue at six rolls for 25 cents; shredded wheat at 10 cents and Lux toilet soap at three for 20 cents.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Cohill of Hancock on March 28, a little girl. The little one has been named Josephine.

Fire destroyed the home of Frank Price at Hiram last Tuesday night.

Those desiring music lessons in piano or voice should contact B.C. Miller at the home of Mrs. Nelle McClain.

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