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Farmers Institute Held

Herald of Dec. 22, 1898

Farmers Institute was held at Seminary Hall in Martinsburg for two days. The sessions were well attended and full of interest. A number of prominent agricultural professors were present and presented many practical things to benefit the farmer.

Many cases of the grip were reported and were attributed to several days of warm weather after several weeks of cold and snowy weather.

On Dec. 16 a strong force from the Hickory Bottom Reformed congregation, transported on densely packed sleds and sleighs stormed the home of the pastor, Rev. E.M. Beck. The evening was happily sp...


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