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Township’s Oldest Man Dies


Herald of July 30, 1896

The oldest citizen of Nowth Woodbhury Township, John H. Mock, dies at the age of 88 years, 11 months and 13 days. Cause of death was neuralgia of the heart. His wife of 64 years, the former Christina Baker, survived, along with three of their eight children.

Prof. J.T. Whitaker, an instructor at the Central State Normal School at Lock Haven, was home on vacation, accompanied by his friend, Prof. Wm. Merriman of Lock Haven.

Rev. J.C. Bolger, a resident graduate of the Reformed Theological Seminary at Lancaster, left for Abiline, Kansas, to take charge of a church mission there.

I.N. Bowser of Martinsburg opened a dental office in Roaring Spring and announced he would be there three days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Taylor Township teachers were given an examination and a few were assigned as follows: S.B. Smith, East Sharpsbur; Marchall Wineland, Skyles; George Lynn, Plum Creek,


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