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Rumors of a Speakeasy

Herald of March 31, 1898

There are rumors through the air of the existence of a speakeasy in the village of Roaring Spring. In such an hour as they think not the authorities will swoop down and clean the thing out.

Some of the alleys about town need attention, and there are several gutters along the main streets that are constantly full of “slop water”. Give these filthy disease breeding alleys and gutters a stitch in time.

W. J. Shiffler has opened a grocery store in connection with his jewelry establishment on West Allegheny street.

Wm. F Gable & Co., Altoona, cordially invites every reader...


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