Democratic Rally Held
100 Years Ago
October 15, 2020
Herald of Oct. 15, 1920
Harry Earl Fluke, aged 27 son of Harry B. Fluke, passenger conductor on the Morrisons Cove Branch railroad, was instantly killed when the airplane on which he was a passenger crashed near Lakemont.
A Democratic rally was held at Martinsburg on Saturday. Postmaster J.H. Kensinger presided and a number of speakers from Altoona appeared on the program.
Columbus Day on Tuesday was observed in an unusual way in the afternoon by the pupils in the room taught by Miss Della Lykens of the borough schools. The pupils held a baby parade, borrowing babies from the neighbors if t...