" The Shepherdstown Register " Shepherdstown, WV. Friday, Feb 6, 1885 pg 3
- Berkeley County News -
From the Herald: The Hannis Distillery starts up Monday, after having undergone through repairs and been enlarged and improved.
John Smoot, a German, seven weeks in this country, with a family in Germany, had one leg broken and the other crushed so badly that it had to be amputated, by the cars Thursday morning at the B. & O. depot in this place. While getting out of the way of one engine he was struck by No 525.