50 YEARS AGO
Nov. 2, 1961
Captain J. Gilbert Franklin, native of Anderson County, retired from the US Navy after 28 years of service.
Fallout shelter booklets were to be put in every mailbox in the nation.
According to a national magazine, the 106-page booklet would contain tips on fall shelters.
Christy Ann Stratton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stratton, celebrated her fifth birthday with a party at her home Thursday afternoon.