2012-04-19 / From Days Gone By

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 22, 1982


The human remains recovered last Tusday from the Williamson quarry were transported on Friday to Philadelphia for examination by two noted pathologists, who will attempt to identify the skeleton and establish the estimated time and cause of death. One of the pathologists said that though the autopsy tests and reconstruction “are inconclusive at this point in time, the remains are probably female.”

Barry Spriggs was named outstanding trackman at the Shippensburg High School track invitational on Saturday in which the Spartan boys placed third. Also Saturday, Mc- Connellsburg’s girls track team won first place in their own meet.

It was near-perfect morning for the first day of trout season on Saturday, though a little chilly, but there weren’t any reports of big ones being caught.

Specials at the IGA: tomatoes, 59 cents lb.; Tide detergent, $1.89 Cascade, $2.89, 65-oz. pkg.; Comet cleanser, 2 for 79 cents; sweet corn, 6 ears for 99 cents; honeydews, $1.39 each.

Births at the Medical Center: a son to Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery R. Arcq of Robertsdale on April 13; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Allen Hockenberry of Doylesburg on April 13; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Terry Mellott of Waterfall on April 15.

Reba Diane King and James Elwood Barton exchanged marriage vows on March 20 at Pleasant Ridge Nazarene Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F.B. King of Kissimmee, Fla., and the groom is the son of Esta Barton, Warfordsburg, and the late George C. Barton.

The Sideling Hill Christian Church was the setting for the Valentine’s Day wedding of Julie A. Shives to E. Thomas Ramsey. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Shives, Harrisonville, and the groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ricahrd Ramsey of Harrisonville.

Deaths: Rev. Maurus Wolf, Washington, D.C.; Martina Dolfman, Gulfport, Fla.; Richard N. Locke, Shade Gap.

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