125 Years Ago
New School Opens
April 28, 2022
Herald of April 29, 1897
Isaac Lykens, of Mines advertising agent for Wm. Gable & Co., Altoona, was perambulating the Martinsburg streets.
W. S. Campbell, a former Martinsburg, Blair County, boy but now a leading lawyer of Philadelphia, left last Saturday for a four month tour in Europe.
The Martinsburg Normal school, Prof. W. S. Kagarise, principal, opened Monday in the public school building with thirty-three scholars in attendance.
There were 15 waifs in the Children’s Home.
Forty Blair County merchants escaped the payment of mercantile tax assessment. Some were retiring from business,...