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125 Years Ago

Man Escapes Drowning

Herald of Feb. 17, 1898

J. E. Brumbaugh narrowly escaped being drowned last week while skating on the Hartman dam. The boys say he went in all but head and ears.

The wife of Dr. Wengert, who had been quite ill for several days, is able to be about again. The fact of the matter is, Mrs. Wengart goes about when others no more ill than she would be in bed.

The United States armored cruiser Maine was destroyed by an explosion in Havana harbor, Cuba, and 253 seamen lost their lives.The cause of the explosion was unknown.

Pittsburg was visited by the most disastrous fire since the great fire of...


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