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Dixon Retires

75 Years Ago


Herald of March 8, 1945

Between 20 and 30 farm boys from the Blair county end of the Cove went to the induction center at Harrisburg on Tuesday to take their first test for army service.

Whether the boys are ushered into the army at an early date or be granted farm deferment for the summer, is said to depend largely on the action of the Blair county, No. 1, draft board at Hollidaysburg.

They are liable to be called for military duty in 21 days.

After a service of 51 years in the telephone, telegraph and electric industries, John W. Dixon of South Market Street, Martinsburg, went on the pen...

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