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75 Years Ago

Sample Fair Success

Herald of June 2, 1949

Judging from the many favorable comments heard about town, the first annual Sample and Food Fair, sponsored by the Martinsburg Booster Association in the interests of local merchants, was a real success, the sponsoring committee reported. Held last Wednesday evening the fair far exceeded the expectations of the sponsors, who had quite a job on their hands with the overflow crowd of interested people who attended.

Cooperating whole-heartedly in the venture were three of our local business places, Ritchey’s Dairy with their samples of Ritchey Ice Cream, the Cove Bottling w...

 

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