Commencement Week Starts

100 Years Ago


Herald of May 7, 1920

The borough schools closed on Wednesday and the week was commencement week, starting with the baccalaureate services Sunday evening in the Lutheran church.

The service was followed by Class Day exercises Tuesday evening on the campus of the old Seminary building. Commencement was held Wednesday.

Daniel F. Bassler, well known sales crier of Woodbury, was a visitor in Martinsburg. He cried many sales during the spring and the total amount realized was over $87,000.

On Monday evening, a surprise party was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S.R. Smith of Martinsburg in honor...

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