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Grip Epidemic in Martinsburg

Herald of Dec. 22, 1898

Bedford may or may not have an epidemic of smallpox, but it is certain that Martinsburg has an epidemic of grip. There are few families in town and vicinity who have not one or more afflicted members. All manifest shortcomings in this issue of the Herald are due to the fact that the printers and editor have been afflicted with the grip, which has greatly hindered our work.

The young folks of Waterside are at present very busy getting ready for Christmas. The principal exercise in this neighborhood will be held at the Lutheran Church of Potter Creek on Saturday evening....


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