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125 Years Ago

Editor Receives Giant Pear


October 21, 2021

Herald of Oct. 22, 1896

Mrs. A.O. Dilling brought the Herald office the largest pear ever seen by the editor. It weighed 1-½ pounds and measured 12 inches around in one direction and 14 inches around in the other direction. Of the Dutchess variety, it was one of several grown on a tree in Mrs. Dilling’s yard.

Skyles, Miller & Co. and also A.H. Stoner were advertising fresh-ground buckwheat flour and kiln-dried cornmeal.

Pardy Gilchrist of Bedford shipped six carloads of cider to Philadelphia in two weeks. Some of the apples came from local farmers.

D.M. Bare was to leave on an extensive...

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