2012-04-05 / From Days Gone By

60 Years Ago

From The Files of April 24, 1952

’52 Mrs. Morgan Winter returned to her home here last week after spending the winter in Sebring, Fla.

Mrs. Wilson Wheeler returned home Monday after undergoing treatment at Chambersburg Hospital.

A-1C Blaine E. Chesnut of Keesler Air Force Base in Mississippi spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clem Chesnut of McConnellsburg.

Andy Washabaugh, who underwent a throat operation two weeks ago in Philadelphia, returned there on Friday for further treatment. He was accompanied by Eddie Shaw.

County agent H.P. Kies estimates that spittlebugs caused $225,000 damage in Fulton County last year, and the same is expected this year unless spraying or dusting is done.

Births: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Hopkins of Mc- Connellsburg on April 16; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. John W. Greathead of McConnellsburg on April 19; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Carmack of McConnellsburg on April 20; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Russell H. Naugle of Fort Loudon on April 1.

Since the state is issuing only one license plate this year in an effort to save money and metal, the State Revenue Department warns that extreme care should be taken as to what is placed on that blank space on the front of automobiles. Nothing vulgar, obscene, reflectorized or resembling an official license plate can be used in that space.

Fulton Countians are reminded that fast time will start here at 2 a.m. on Sunday.

The McConnellsburg Lions Club will sponsor a soap box derby here on May 30. The committee in charge includes J.M. Spangler, George Grissinger Jr., Roy Sheeder and C.B. Chub.

Mae Mann was installed last Friday night as president of the local VFW Auxiliary, with Edith Cutchall as vice president

Hayes Ward of Buck Valley has been admitted for surgery at the Newton D. Baker Hospital at Martinsburg, W.Va.

Glenn F. Deneen, son of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Deneen of Amaranth, is undergoing recruit training at the U.S. Naval Training Center at Bainbridge, Md.

Joseph Horton of Wells Tannery is a patient in the Bedford Memorial Hospital.

Garden making and corn planting!

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