Meeting Held About School
Herald of March 11, 1897
The Hollidaysburg Standard reported that the Blair County Commissioners and Directors of the Poor held a joint meeting at the almshouse in regard to establishing an industrial school for the care, preparation, and education of homeless and friendless children who come under the care of the Children’s Aid Society.
The editor likened the Inauguration ceremonies in Washington to the coronation of a Russian Czar because of the amount of pomp and imposing displays. The Pennsylvania Legislature recessed so members of both parties could attend. The PRR provided a special...