Water Suit Settled by Boro
125 Years Ago
February 20, 2020
Herald of Feb. 14, 1895
A suit brought by the Martinsburg Water Co. against the borough was settled before coming to trial. The borough is to pay $125 for water the first three years and $150 a year for the remaining seven years of the contract.
The previous week’s issue of the Morrisons Cove Herald was held at the post office until Monday because of the “impossible conditions” caused by a blizzard that closed highways and drifted shut railroad tracks from Thursday until Monday.
Joseph Burket of Lafayetteville crushed the index finger of his left hand while cutting corn fodder.