2012-04-19 / From Days Gone By

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 8, 1952


Verna Buterbugh, a student nurse at the Church

Home Hospital in Baltimore, spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Buterbaugh.

Mrs. George Lodge returned to her home here last Wednesday after spending the winter in Dunedin, Fla.

Mrs. Lewis F. Largent is recuperating at her home here after undergoing major surgery at Waynesboro Hospital.

Four Fulton County men will be inducted into the armed forces on May 14. They are Fred V. Barnhart of Needmore; Gerald Culler of McConnellsburg; Kenneth Waite of Fort Littleton; and Jerre Knepper Jr., Three Springs.

The sex offender mentioned last week as being taken off a Greyhound bus here appeared for a hearing on Saturday and was released under $1,000 bond for his appearance in court.

Births: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. George W. Shotts of Hustontown on May 3; a son to Mr. and Mrs. David Harr of Warfordsburg on May 6.

Mr. and Mrs. John Hendershot of Ayr Township celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 16.

E.G. McCray of Warfordsburg suffered an injured arm and lacerations last Friday when his car was struck by a car driven by Andrew Lane of McConnellsburg. With Lane was George Kerlin, who suffered lacerations and a possible concussion.

Eileen Elbin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred R. Elbin of Warfordsburg, has been named co-editor of the 1953 yearbook, “Touchstone,” at Millersville State Teachers College.

Fulton County’s “poster boy,” 6-year-old Linnie Hendeshot, was admitted to the Industrial Home for Crippled Children at Pittsburgh last Sunday for observation and treatment. Linnie’s picture was featured in the county papers during the last March of Dimes, his courage and progress being set forth as an example to other victims of polio.

Announcement has been made of the engagement of Suzanne Eichelberger of Lake Lucerne, Ohio, to William F. Patrick of Norwalk, Ohio.

Deaths: Robert Eugene Madden of Three Springs; Miss Elva R. Black of Dudley; Mrs. Walker Richards of Burnt Cabins.

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