125 Years Ago

Post Office Waves Flags


Herald of May 5, 1898

“Old Glory” and the Cuban star and bars now wave over the post office door.

Altoona and Hollidaysburg members of the Blair county bar have agreed not to open their offices for business after 6 p.m.

For the benefit of persons desiring to attend the Annual Meeting of the German Baptists (Dunkards) at Naperville, Ill., the Pennsylvania Railroad Company will sell excursion tickets at the rate of a single fare for the round trip to Chicago plus $1.85 to Naperville.

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