100 years ago
december 20, 1917
The members of Pollock Post, G.A.R. have presented the bass drum and the snare drum belonging to the Post to the Home Guard Company here. This was surely a fine thing for them to do Guards greatly appreciate it. In behalf of the Guards, George L. McKay, Chief Marshal, has written the Post expressing sincere appreciation for the gift.
Superintendent Ray says that the first school of the county to make report, as to the purchase of the War Savings Certificates, was Tampa. Tampa reports forty or more five dollar certificates purchased by pupils of the school.
The Union Chorus which has been trained by Mr. J.H. Siebert, will give the “Christmas Cantata” at the Auditorium next Sunday evening at 7:30. This takes the place of the evening church service, and will be for all church services.
When you give a New Edison for Christmas, you are giving something the worth of which transcends any money equivalent. You cannot express its value in currency. It sells for a certain figure, but what it is worth is beyond computation. Sheldon’s Jewelry Store. —Adv
Help make Christmas glad for some tiny tot by attending the Special Butterfly feature at the Auditorium next Thursday night, Dec. 20th. Harry Rogers will give the proceeds to the Priscilla Club for their local Christmas work.
The Domestic Art Department of the City Schools will exhibit their work in their room next Tuesday afternoon from 2 o’clock to 4:30. Every woman interested is urged to attend the exhibit.
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