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Fire at Clover Creek

Herald of March 17, 1949

A recently modernized dairy barn along Clover Creek, owned by A.E. Martz and operated by tenant farmers Mr. and Mrs. Frank Faulkner, was destroyed by a fire of unknown origin Tuesday night, March 15. The $15,000 was partially covered by insurance. The herd of 18 cows, eight heifers and two calves were rescued. Only one tractor could be saved.

Bobby Showalter, 5, of Roaring Spring fell into the community’s reservoir where he has been pretending to fish with his friend Bobby Long, also 5. His friend held onto his hand. Meanwhile a neighbor to the reservoir, Mrs. Ral...


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