100 Years Ago
Local Citizen Dies
May 18, 2023
Herald of May 25, 1923
Jon B. Royer, one of Woodbury Township’s best known and foremost citizens, died at his home in Shellytown Friday morning at 5 o’clock. , death being due to complications following a brief illness. During his lifetime Mr. Royer was a farmer, a steam threshing machine operator, a hotel proprietor, and store manager at a mercantile in Yellow Springs.
Barnum and Bailey and Ringling Bros. big show was in Altoona on Thursday, and a goodly number of our population “went to see the elephant”.
Mrs. Catherine Suter of Royer was notified by the Department Of the Interi...