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75 Years Ago

Local Man to Visit Missions

Herald of Jan. 13, 1949

Ezra G. Bender of Martinsburg, treasurer of the Board of Missions and Charities of the Mennonite Church in North America, left for South America to visit missions, churches and refugee centers established by the denomination.

The Valley Rural Electric Cooperative, marked its 10th anniversary of sending power through its lines. Since the start of the cooperative, lines had been extended over Blair, Huntingdon, Mifflin, Juniata, Franklin, and Fulton counties. Starting with 306 miles of lines and 590 rural consumers, it increased in 10 years to 1,108 miles of power lines s...


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