125 Years Ago
Heat Wave Kills Horses
May 6, 2021
Herald of May 7, 1896
Several farmers lost caluable horsed during the severe April heat wave.
Six persons were graduated at the second commencement exercises of Martinsburg High School held on May 4 at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church. The account of the commencement program took four of the six columns on the front page and was continued for two full columns on the back page. In addition Jasper, the Roaring Spring correspondent, attended the Martinsburg graduation and took much of his column space describing it.
Ed G. Bridenthal, who was noted for always having a good driving horse and who...