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The Rev. Sell Reaches 102

Herald of Nov. 20, 1947

The Rev. James A. Sell of Martinsburg was celebrating his 102nd birthday by preaching sermons at the Roaring Spring Church of the Brethren and the Leamersville Church of the Brethren. He was planning to preach a third sermon at the Pine Street Church of the Brethren in Hollidaysburg on his actual birthday.

Exterminators were working in Martinsburg this week setting bait for rats. One citizen informed them that there were no rats at his residence, and refused to allow the men to set their bait. At the next house the family, who had overheard the conversation, were aghast...


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