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100 Years Ago

Warm Temperatures End

Herald of Feb. 17, 1949

The worst blizzards on record were lashing the West while Morrisons Cove basked in 65-degree warmth. Snowdrops were blooming in the yard of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Ake of Martinsburg, who ironically were vacationing in Mexico. “The breath of summer” came to an end with the temperature finally dropping to 23 degrees on Feb. 17 and the wind being clocked at 30 and 40 miles an hour.

Air Force Major John A. Bice was visiting his father Blair R. Bice before leaving for England where he was to be stationed for three years.

John W. Emeigh of Roaring Spring, secretary of the Pennsyl...


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