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75 Years Ago

Irish Playwright Praises Poet

Herald of April 14, 1949

Morrisons Cove’s lyric poet Mrs. Martin Croft, who wrote under the pen name of Mary Ellen Jackson received a complimentary note from the 90-year-old Irish playwright, George Bernard Shaw.

“Homeless Hector,” the truant hawk being trained by Edward Henry of Martinsburg returned home after a lively pursuit from a dozen Martinsburg boys. The hawk had escaped from its young master a week earlier.

David M. Adams, Herald columnist, published a book, “A Historical Summary of Southern Morrisons Cove Towns.”

Williams H. Burket was to be installed as commander of D. Merl Tipton Post 43, Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was married to the former Marjorie Brumbaugh and was the son of Mrs. Etta Burket of the Herald news staff. His father, the late Henry W. Burket, was a former publisher of the Herald.

The Roxy Theater was showing “Yellow Sky” starrring Gregory Peck and Ann Baxter.


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