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,...

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