Putting cows on the front page since 1885.

75 Years Ago

Free Library Underway

Herald of Sept. 25, 1947

Organization of a free public library got underway at a meeting called by the Martinsburg Rotary Club. About 50 citizens from Martinsburg attended to hear Miss Virginia Crick of the Altoona Public Library explain the first steps toward starting a library. Blair M. Bice, publisher of the Herald, presided at the meeting.

Unless there is a severe frost, the Heinz Receiving Station in Martinsburg would receive tomatoes for the next week. Several growers harvested 10 tons to the acre and one grower harvested over 14 tons per acre.

Leidy’s Electric in Martinsburg was adverti...


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