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Children Considered for Admisison

Herald of July 29, 1897

The school boards of North Woodbury township and Martinsburg borough met in joint session to consider the admission of soldiers’ children from the township as pupils in the borough schools. The previous year a number of soldiers’ children attended the boro’s public schools and when the township board received the bill for their schooling, the board refused to pay it. It was decided that hereafter the parents or guardians would be responsible for tuition.

Mr. William Byler was recovering from a catarrh on his hand. He suffered excruciating pain and had his hand lanced th...


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