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125 Years Ago

Cove Roads Drifted Shut

Herald of Feb. 23, 1898

The Salemville correspondent said it would cost the township about $100 to open all the roads that were drifted shut. Men with shovels were being hired. The mail carrier between Salemville and Bed-ford via Loysburg was traveling on horseback due to road conditions.

About 75 members and friends of the Martinsburg Methodist Church invaded the parsonage to wish the pastor, J.K. Lloyd, a happy birthday. He was present-ed with a handsome Morris chair and other necessities of life and comfort as tokens of good will.

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