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125 Years Ago

Young Boy Falls into Hog Pen

Herald of Aug. 4, 1898

The 5-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. George Milburn of Bedford was watching his mother feeding the hogs one day recently when he lost his balance and fell in the pen among the swine. The hogs made a savage attack upon him, and bit him a number of times before he was rescued. If help had not been at hand, the little fellow would have met a horrible death.

Mr. George H. Sheckler, who travels with one of the best and clearest sterioptic and projectoscopic exhibitions on earth, was unfortunate in that he pitched his tent at the foot of a hill near Williamsburg. The winds blew,...


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