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125 Years Ago

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Herald of June 16, 1899

Martinsburg Borough Council was considering a proposal to light the streets of town with acetylene gas.

George Shelby, head waiter at the Bedford Springs Hotel, was found near the hotel with critical injuries consisting of severe lacerations about the head. Police were investigating.

The Herald was the only property in Martinsburg to be flying the Flag on June 14, the 122nd anniversary of the adoption of the Stars and Stripes.

An epidemic of measles was reported at Henrietta.

Mrs. P.W. Rock of Brumbaugh, near New Enterprise, was making and selling wall pockets to raise...


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