2012-04-19 / From Days Gone By

80 Years Ago

From The Files of May 5, 1932


Deaths: Charles A. Lynch of McConnellsburg;

Mrs. John C. Taylor Sr. of Shade Gap; David L.

Ritchey of Wells Valley; Mrs. Cora Bock of Huntingdon County; Mrs. Laura Weller of Timber Ridge.

The stork made a visit to Shore Valley and left a new baby girl at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Gracey.

County Commissioner F.J. Taylor has returned to his home here after undergoing treatment at the University Hospital.

E.M. Davis, well-known artist of Scranton, visited Leslie Seylar on Sunday.

Lawrence Gress and Andre Oyler, both students at Dickson College, spent the weekend with Lawrence’s parents here.

Mr. and Mrs. L.H. Wible and son Hollis have moved to McConnellsburg from Camp Hill, into the former Shaffner home, which they purchased. Mr. Wible resigned recently as director of the Bureau of Statistics in the state Department of Agriculture.

Mrs. L.G. Cutchall has purchased the Shamrock Coffee Shoppe from Mrs. Elzibeth P. Neeson. Mrs.Cutchall is planning extensive improvements and the place will be known in the future as Eagle’s Eyrie.

Prothonotary Charles W. Mellott is critically ill with pneumonia at his home on Lincoln Way East.

Latest reports from Miss Beulah Johnston, who had gone to London to be with her sister, Dr. Jean Johnston, are that they are enjoying a delightful stay at Gibraltar, on the south coast of Spain. They especially enjoyed a cruise on the Mediterrean.

John Hammann is critically ill at his home at Buck Valley.

Thornton Mellott of Needmore has sold his farm to George Mellott.

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Smith of Hancock a baby daughter. Ditto to Mr. and Mrs. Earl Miller of the same place.

Wallpaper, 5 cents; border, 2 cents; men’s hose, 3 pr. for 25 cents at the Racket Store.

Born: a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Earl Spade of Emmaville.

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