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Temperatures Below Normal


January 12, 2023

Herald of Jan. 22, 1948

In Martinsburg the temperatures on Monday were anywhere between 10 to 20 degrees below zero. The paper mill in Williamsburg reported a morning temperature of 20 degrees below. Frozen pipes kept plumbers busy and most of the work buses would not start. Even if they had hauled the men to their jobs, it was too cold to work.

The body of Pfc. Arnold Carlton Over of East Sharpsburg, who died of wounds in France in 1944, was expected to arrive soon for burial. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold F. Over, were notified that their son’s body was aboard the U.S. Army Transport...

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