20 Yrs ago-H.B. Blessing-TDN-4 Oct 1950

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LOOKING BACKWARD MOUNT UNION IXJBTY YEARS AGO Richard .Hall, the oldest man in Shirley Township was stricken with paralysis and now is in a precarious condition. He was born March 5, 1S18 and is 92 years, 6 months old. He resides on the homestead in Germany Valley with his son-in-law, Mr. Nearhood, Nearhood, Mrs. Jessie Price of Homestead is'visiting her father, E. K. Rogers, Rogers, venerable Mount Union resident, resident, who has been seriously ill. Frank Fields has been placed at the Washington Street railroad crossing as temporary watchman. This is a good move by the railroad railroad company. Mrs. Alice Appleby returned a few days ago from a trip overland to Shade Gap and dhambersburg. She had a delightful trip. THIRTY YEARS AGO Albert Evy, a highly respected salesman of Lewistpwn, died at the Beers Hotel Wednesday afternoon afternoon from acute indigestion. Mr. Evy had driven his car to the hotel; entered and was stricken ill. He died an hour later. FORD Sales Service Chas. Huston & Bro. Mount Onion The Presbyterian orchestra under under the direction of V. N. Herto- ster will play at the Fall opening of the Kistler Co-operative Store, Saturday evening. Mr. Herbster manages the store and he has given given an invitation to the public to visit the store to see the fine line of Fall and Winter merchandise. PIKE GRANITE r ;L * When you buy » Family Monument you want the finest material you can get. Roct of A8« monuments and markers »re renowned for their extraordinary The home of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Rummel on West Market Street is under quarantine owing to the fact that their young daughter Effie Massett Rummel has developed developed a case of scarletina. The little lady is improving. M. E. Pyle, the marble dealer, has just completed a -building which is a credit to his business as \vell as to the town. It is located on West Pennsylvania Avenue. Mr. Pyle is the successor to Charles Stratford, well known during his lifetime in the marble and granite granite business in Mount Union. TWENTY YEARS AGO October 30th, is the traditional Hallowe'en celebration in Mount nion. Once again the town will revel with a celebration featured by a mummers' parade. The chairman chairman of the committees have been very busy planning for the occa- sion. E, H. Laird has been made chairman of.the committee: Tom Weyant ia the secretary and H. B, Blessing, treasurer. The following committee chairmen chairmen have been named: Parade, E. Clark Fields; finance, H.. B. Blessing; music, Harry B. Hdl- lingsheact; advertising, C. Brandon Brandon Cunningham; floats, Thomas B. Weyant; lights, L. E. Young; prizes, Norman Mills. Each of these chairmen, have active members members on their, committees. On Saturday afternoon last the old Fourth Street bridge spanning the Juniata River at Huntingdon was destroyed by fire. It was completed completed in 1S57 and had recently been condemned for traffic. It was little used except for pedestrian pedestrian traffic. It was solely a frame structure, overhead type. No plans have been made as yet to rebuild. Robert Woods, 14, of Robertsdale, Robertsdale, was the finder of one of the balloons that the U. S. Radio Co. of Johnstown sent aloft a few days ago. The balloon came down near the store of Charles Territo in Robertsdale. The young man received received a check for ten dollars as a present for finding the balloon. Mrs. D. E. Long and daughter Rebecca, of Latrotoe, former residents residents here, have been in this city on account of the illness of Mrs. Long's mother, Mrs. Rebecca Fields at her home, West Water Street. Gen. Eisenhower To See Brother's Inauguration State College, Oct. 4—Dr. Milton S. Eisenhower will be inaugurated as llth president of the Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State College at a simple | ceremony on the campus at 10:30 ,

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  1. The Daily News,
  2. 04 Oct 1950, Wed,
  3. Page 10

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