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125 Years Ago

Burrs Removed from Wagon

Herald of March 2, 1899

William L. Wineland of Huston Township, a member of the Smithfield congregation of the German Baptist Church, hitched his team in his spring wagon and with his family drove to meeting, which had been in progress for more than a week. After services, Mr. Wineland drove but a short distance toward home when he discovered something wrong, and upon examination found that the left fore and right hind burrs had been removed from the spindles and thrown away. The act of vandalism was discovered in time to avert a serious accident.

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