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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...

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