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100 Years Ago

Minister Passes Away

Herald of August 4, 1922

Elder Samuel B. Furry, an aged resident of this area and prominent minister of the Brethren church, died at the home of his son, Rev. John E. Furry in South Martinsburg. He was a teacher and farmer and also a regular contributor to the Christian Family Companion, edited and published by Elder H. R. Holsinger at Tyrone.

John D. Walker of Claysburg, charged with killing John Weyandt, his brother-in-law, was found dead in his cot in the Hollidaysburg jail. Death was caused by a convulsion.

The Blair County Fair was scheduled for August 15 through 18 at the Altoona Driving...


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