Clipped From The Huntington Democrat
: A family feast or reunionTtoos: place at Jacob Sbafer'a on' Lan caster plke,threemiies south' of the city in which all his children and grand-children partook of a roast of fat turkey, goose, and cake, and many : good things too tedious to mention. - Jacob Shafer Is one of a aulte few of our earliest settlers - a. . -.a -a a m thai is leic to teu tne norrors oi a pioneer: life, being in his seventy-third year. .. H ji settled on the farm where he no wf lives In November, '49 when this countryiwas a wilder-net. - Comparatively no Improve-menfffnof even m cabin, be lived In the noose with John Bangle till be could b-iifrf one. He has heard the wolves bark at night, and has been chased- by them. Jacob Shafer ' has been one of our most quite and Industrious citizens, and -Tear A all His wife? deserted i this - life some eleven, years aeo. '' This fam- IIv was blessed with Ave dauehters. one died sixteen years ago. Mrs.! Dan Mitten, of this city, Mrs. John Buszard, of Lancaster township, Mr. Dr. O. B. Williams, of An drews, and Mrs. Jao. F. Starbuck, of this city, are still living.