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125 Years Ago

Youth Dies of Consumption

Herald of Dec. 23, 1897

John Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stahl, north of Martinsburg, died on Thursday morning last week, aged 12 years, 8 months and 20 days. Funeral services, conducted by Rev. F. A. Rupley, D. D., were held in the Jugtown schoolhouse on Sunday morning. Deceased was ill for one year and his death was caused by consumption.

The officers of the congregation of the Lutheran church are completing arrangements to have the celebrated Dickinson College Glee Club give an entertainment for the benefit of the church on Wednesday evening January 5, 1898. This entertainment will be...


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