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Shooting Kills a Man

Herald of Jan. 6, 1898

Frank Corriger, aged 55, was fatally shot while attending a party at Carlim, near Williamsburg, on Sunday afternoon. The gun was said to be in the hands of Joseph Fonner, a fellow quarry employee. The men were drinking at the time. Coroner McCartney of Blair County held an inquest and recommended that Fonner be held on charges of involuntary manslaughter. He was placed under arrest.

Features of the concert given by the glee club and orchestra of Dickinson College was a vocal solo by Samuel B. Hare of Altoona, and a clarinet solo by James Weelock, a full blooded Osage...


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