100 Years Ago

New Company Organized


November 24, 2021

Herald of Dec. 2, 1921

A new company was organized in Martinsburg to manufacture ice, ice cream and to take over the business of the Cove Bottling Works at the Eagle Building.

Williams F. Gable, Altoona’s foremost merchant, died of a stroke at his home. He was 65 years old.

Wilfred Dick, eight years old, of Roaring Spring, died in Nason hospital five days after his right arm had been crushed in a coal crusher at the D.M. Bare Paper Mill. The lad had carried his father’s lunch to the mill and apparently had been caught in the crusher when no adults were around.

Jacob Brown, a lifelong...

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