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Keep Watch for Cock Fighting

Herald of March 18, 1897

The humane authorities were notified to watch for instances of cock fighting in Martinsburg. Several boys were seen shearing the comb and lobes off a rooster in order to give him more advantage in a fight, leading to speculation that fights were taking place.

Professor Williams Eller, 78, died of dropsy at his home in Newry. He was a violin instructor and considered the finest violinist in the state.

Officer McGraw of Hollidaysburg paid a visit to Williamsburg in search of William Delozier who was wanted for stealing Liveryman Vaughn’s horse.

A musical was given at the...


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