125 Years A go

Courthouse Gets Electricity


Herald of May 12, 1898

The Blair county courthouse is now lighted by electricity, the work having been completed last week. Friday night the new light was tested and the building was brilliantly illuminated.

While you are in practice at making a garden and cleaning up about your premises, take a day off to the cemetery and trim up the graves of your departed relatives.

A soda fountain now ornaments the Akers grocery and meat store. The ice cream parlor has materialized and all things are now ready.

Sligo Mill gets the plum. The new post office has been established there. The name of it is f...

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