Large Squirrel Killed
125 Years Ago
October 20, 2022
Herald of Oct. 28, 1897
Lewis Baird, in the employ of L. A. Wilkinson killed a gray squirrel the other day that dressed two and three-fourth pounds. This was an unusually large squirrel.
The post office at Barbara, (Clappertown) was entered by thieves on Thursday night of last week, and forty dollars’ worth of stamps were taken. The following night the store of J. C. Brumbaugh, of the same place, was forced open. The safe, a small one, was taken out, placed on a wheelbarrow and removed to a field near the residence of Arch Clapper where it was blown open. The robbers secured one fifty cen...