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Smallpox Stirs Questions

Herald of Jan. 26, 1899

Smallpox cases in Woodbury stirred the question of whether or not persons should be vaccinated. The Roaring Spring correspondent warned that if cases occurred there, the town could be quarantined. This would prevent trains from stopping there and no paper or flour could be shipped.

C.L. Longenecker of the Morrisons Cove Stock Farm at Waterside purchased a new team of black horses, which he claimed were the finest in three counties.

Harry K. Brown of Loysburg announced he would open a feed and flour store in Woodbury.

The Harry Huston family was left homeless after fire...


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