Dr. J. Eby, internationally known geologist, formerly
of Littlestown, recently returned from a six-week plane trip
to the British Isles and Europe as an editorial representative
of a Houston, Texas, oil magazine.
Littlestown won 6 and lost 1 in the Adams County Scholastic
Soccer League with the following team members: Al Bair,
Hall, King, Rebert, G. Bair, Boyd, School, Reed Miller,
Schwartz, and Wilt with Sentz as substitute.
Miss Mildred Joanne Mellott, Ambridge, has been elected
vocational home economics teacher for Littlestown High
School, it was announced by Luther W. Ritter, secretary
of the Board of Education.
"While hunting strawberries on his mother's farm,
Charles A. Hofe, Littlestown contractor, came across a
turtle on which he had carved his initials, those of a
friend and the date, 1909, when he was a boy ten years
old. The carving C.A.H., 1909, E. F. K., on the bottom
were plainly visible. The other initials were those of
Eugene F. Kuhn." This item appeared in the newspaper
37 years after the actual carving took place.
Woody Herman, nationally known orchestra leader was a
visitor in town on March 27, 1946. He was on his way to
Harrisburg for a one-night engagement and stopped with
a number of musicians at Stonesifer's Drug Store.
Softball teams included Lions, Rotary, Crouse Garage,
News Stand, Post Office, and Bankert's.
Swimming instructions were scheduled for Renner's Cottage
on the Monocacy River.
A tennis tournament was being arranged.
Karl Bankert, Walter B. Crouse, and Melvin B. Wehler returned
home from a two-day fishing trip at Fisherman's Paradise.
In all, Mr. Wehler has spent nine days there without even
getting a bite, so has renamed the place "Fisherman's