$1 Million for County Roads
100 Years Ago
March 12, 2020
Herald of March 12, 1920
The sum of $210 was paid out by the state during February as bounties on noxious animals caught withing the confines of the county. Eighty weasles were caught, together with 19 foxes of the gray variety, and five of the red variety in addition to two mink.
Blair county’s share of a $1 million appropriation for the construction of township roads is $8,080. The roads are in what are classed as second class townships. Blair county township roads have a total mileage of 605 miles and the distribution is at the rate of $13.35 per mile.
The school boys and girls of Hickory Bottom are having lots of sport skating on the ice that is frozen over the fields. There never was so much ice on the fields as there is at this time.
A saw mill is being located on the E.I. Isenberg farm to saw out the timber located thereon. This is a good piece of timber and will take much work.
W.P. Erb had a gang of men opening the road from Beavertown to Williamsburg and he did a good job of it.