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125 Years Ago

Pair Fight About Religion

 

April 18, 2019



Herald of April 12, 1894

William Dodson and Emmanuel Smith, both from the East Freedom area, began arguing over religious issues after attending revival services near Altoona. During the argument, Mr. Smith drew a large caliber revolver and shot Mr. Dodson, first in the knee and then in the arm. Mr. Smith was also accused of having beaten another man with a club a few days after the shooting. He was then arrested and jailed for arraignment.

A late-season snowstorm hit the Cove area on April 11. No total accumulation was reported, but there was enough snow to go sleighing. The storm also bro...



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