125 Years Ago

Annual Convention Held


October 12, 2023

Herald of Oct. 20, 1898

Sixty-seven Mennonites, men and women, arrived at the depot on the 2:50 train Wednesday to attend the annual Sunday school convention of the District of Southwestern Pennsylvania which convened in the Mennonite church southeast of Martinsburg. The church here is flourishing under the pastorate of Rev. Abram Metzler.

M. L. Ketner had his right arm blown off at the Juniata stone quarries at Carlim by the premature explosion of a blast. He was taken to Altoona Hospital where the arm was amputated below the elbow.

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