100 Years Ago

Giant Bear Tracked

 

November 10, 2021



Herald of Nov. 18, 1921

Martinsburg Grocer O. H. Wagner tracked a bear over Lock Mountain, near the reservoir. The animal left prints “so large a dinner plate wouldn’t cover them”. There was evidence the claws were two inches long. The editor stated that Mr. Wagner probably would bring back the bear after his next hunting trip.

John W. Smith of Plum Creek bagged a 14-pound turkey. All his children were invited home for the turkey dinner.

Miss Ethel Burns of Woodbury and John Strawmier of Juniata were married at Cumberland, MD.

The first snow of the season fell the previous Sunday. Th...



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