Farmers Open Drifted Roads
125 Years Ago
March 12, 2020
Herald of March 7, 1895
Farmers in the Mount Etna area were opening the roads themselves because the road supervisors had done nothing since the roads drifted shut early in the winter. The farmers were trying to keep travel off of their fields.
Roaring Spring columnist Jasper (the Rev. William Spanogle) criticized the manager of the Park Hotel in Roaring Spring for applying for a liquor license.
Henry Schindler died at his home near Martinsburg from an attack of typhoid pneumonia. He was about 42 and was the father of five children. The funeral and burial were at Springfield Furnace.