Blind Man Sells Songs
125 Years Ago
November 19, 2020
Herald of Nov. 14, 1895
George Clapper, a blind man from Williamsburg, was accompanied by his nephew on a trip to Henrietta, where he was singing and selling songs. Almost everybody bought a song to help the poor man.
Prof. Eli Glass was teaching a vocal music class at the Mount Pleasant Church.
John T. Koontz drilled a well for Daniel Stayer near Woodbury, securing water at 82 feet.
A new reed organ was purchased for the use of the New Enterprise school and literary society.
The Royer School scheduled a flag raising and exercises by the pupils on Nov. 20. The public was invited to the afte...