125 Years Ago

Vicksburg Stops Yellow Fever


October 6, 2022

Herald of October 14, 1897

The blank book factory issued their monthly ducats on Monday, and many were happy thereby. Such industries make a town. If correctly informed, our town has a monthly payroll of nine to ten-thousand dollars. This explains why no panic struck the village, an exception in the state of Pennsylvania.

On the farm of James E. Arnold, in Bedford township, Bedford County, on Thursday September 16, the hottest day of the year, John E. Snavely cut, set up and tied 133 shocks of corn, taking eight rows in width and cutting a square to each shock. Mr. Snavely is in his 64th ye...

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