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125 Years Ago

Many Moving on Apr. 1

Herald of April 6, 1899

Many Herald correspondents reported family moves to new residences that took place on the traditional moving day of April 1.

An Easter service was held at 5 a.m. at the Reformed Church in Martinsburg. The pastor announced he would deliver an afternoon sermon in German.

S.S. Brumbaugh purchased the Fyock mansion at Brumbaugh and was using it as the home for a new employee, Reuben Pressel.

Jesse L. Hartman was elected Republican Party chairman for Blair County.

A. Margagee of Curryville bought a horse for $100 and a cow for $50 from D.F. Smith.

The citizens of Lafayettevi...

 

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