04-26 Tyrone, PA

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04-26 Tyrone, PA - OLD MAN'S JOURNEY. Four Hundred Mllon In...
OLD MAN'S JOURNEY. Four Hundred Mllon In Kiclironii I)nyn to bo IMiidtt on Foot at tho ABC of 80. McCONNEt.sviu.4S, O., April 20.—Harrison 20.—Harrison Warner, aged 89 years, and as spry aa a school boy, started from here Thursday Thursday to accomplish a remarkable feat. He intends walking to Baltimore,, Md., a distance of 400 miles, in eighteen lays. Me started from the court house ,sU ps at 8 o'clock. He- intends pushing a wheelbarrow wheelbarrow containing all his clothes. Tho barrow is painted a bright red and bears on either aide the inscription, "Harrison Warner, aged 89, McConnelsville, O., the world-renowned pedestrian, en route for Baltimore, Md." A largo crowd of people gathered on tho streets to give tho old man a send-off. A largo collection was raised to help pay his expenses. Mr. Warner is a shoemaker shoemaker by trade and lives ton miles north of here, often walking hero in an hour and a half, all kinds of weather.

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  1. Tyrone Daily Herald,
  2. 26 Apr 1890, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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