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125 Years Ago

Blank Book Co. Addition

Herald of June 30, 1899

The Blank Book Co. was erecting a large addition to their factory at Roaring Spring. It was 160 by 60 feet, three stories high and walls were to be finished in limestone.

The heaviest hail storm in many years passed over Bloomfield, knocking down grain and doing damage to corn and fruit.

Andrew Smith of East Sharpsburg lost a valuable cow when a tree fell over her and killed her almost instantly during a storm. Another cow was seriously injured but was expected to recover.

The Veterans Association of Bedford County held a reunion at Hopewell, culminating in a parade.



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