50 Years Ago

Henrietta Boy Found


September 14, 2023

Herald of Sept. 20, 1973

A young Henrietta boy was missing for seventy hours before being found. Merle Glass Jr. wandered away from his home on Wednesday morning, Sept. 12. Firemen and state police were summoned and hundreds of people responded to a call for volunteers, including Samuel McMurtrie, Brian Wills and Gary McQuait, all students at Tussey Mountain High School. They found the lad on Saturday morning, sheltered under a rock outcropping. The boy was hungry and thirsty, but unhurt.

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