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100 Years Ago

School Dedicated

Herald of May 11, 1923

The Benson school building was dedicated to the cause of education in the name and honor of Miss Emma Benson, a veteran teacher who dedicated her life to the education of the young people in our community. Miss Benson spoke at the event, expressing her appreciation for the gesture and her pleasure at being recognized for her work.

James B. Dinwiddle, a Penn Central linesman from South Altoona, was killed in Martinsburg on Tuesday forenoon when he came into contact with a high voltage wire while working on a pole just south of Dilling’s store. Dr. Bonebreak was summoned,...


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