125 Years Ago
Waterside Loses in Baseball
August 5, 2021
Herald of Aug. 6, 1895
Martinsburg defeated Waterside 16-4 in the first game played by the Southern Cove team. A front-page story said the game was made disagreeable by “the continuous kicking of Rice,” pitcher and shortstop for Waterside, who was hooted by the Martinsburg fans because he questioned every decision of the umpire.
The spring at Roaring Spring was to be tapped with a four-inch pipe for the benefit of the paper mill.
John C. Treese of Williamsburg, son of Francis and the late Mary Treese, formerly of Royer, died of typhoid. He was 22 years old and was married eight months a...