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Entertainment Scheduled

Herald of Dec. 29, 1898

A New Year’s Eve entertainment by the home talent minstrel company was scheduled at Seminary Hall in Martinsburg. Those who bought tickets were to receive at the door their choice of a free doll or a tablet and pencil.

Christmas turkeys were being sold by hucksters from Salemville for five cents a pound.

College students who were in Williamsburg for Christmas vacation included Harry Arnold from Jefferson Medical College; Percy Arnold from New Jersey; Fred Metz from Washington and Jefferson College; William Ross from State College, and George Roller from Lebanon Business...


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