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amherst's 125th anniversary e dition, the amherst news-t1mes page thrm sntember. 22. 1939 t r-.-js 'vjwn" news-times volume xxi, number 37 friday, september 22, sandstone center of world village takes festive air for big celebration town dresses up; all cast 400 presents "salute to sandstone" extending invitation judges set week famherslll lsept.24j25-26-27.l9j on o growth amherst, from its humble beginning present position world's leading center, will be dramatically pictured in mammoth historical pageant sandstone", one features celebration. after intensive rehearsals is ready three performances scheduled monday, tuesday and wednesday nights. case bad weather any these nights, given first good night following, being produced by john b. rogers producing co. ot fostorla under direction william p. raterman. latter has been assisted committee headed mrs. e. foster. other members their assignments are: talent, miss margaret rice; properties, michael; publicity, george h. frank; tickets, dr. w. g. schaefler; music, harry powers; chaperone, ethel eppley; grounds, milton nabakowski; queen, gregory brown, costumes, grayce purcell. 12 scenes as follows: prologue through an avenue flags held aloft boy scouts, queen columbia delegates 48 states pass welcome guests who have come pay homage. tho dawn creation this, ballet form, symbolizes tbo life upon earth. land, sky, earth lie motionless lifeless. mist rises, objects slowly gradually working into a rhythmic unison, dancing faster until man appears, human race. primitive inliiiblliiulk it believed that this beautiful region bordering lake was never used great length time permanent home indian tribe but rather hunting grounds several tribes hunters paradise. here we show iroquois, arrival lasalle, french explorer. simon kenton ransomed indians kenton, pioneer english ancestry, noted his cruelty cunning, engaged countless expeditions against redmen finally captured ihom area portion captivity. eventually he taken detroit where ho escaped 1789 fled kentucky, free man. -arrival early pioneers between 1cc2 years end revolutionary war, theoretically part connecticut although entirely occupied controlled wild savages during most period. in. 1795 sold continued 7 mickie says- if fou werte hirlu' salesman, vou'p vvakft sorriebopv 'at looked important 'm packed some ou presriq-e amp diguitysame wav with prikltfcp sale9-mamshlpj ob- avs them re mori ikaporramt im our mewspapefu give optimistic report trip washington delegation went monday figures proving contention steam plant could built produce electric current cheaply diesel brought back reports tuesday's council session. councilman henry kane gave details made mayor c. cooper sam wragg, secretary board public affairs. stated wragg had gathered which were presented pwa engineers almost identical there gathered. came within few dollars si i4,800, stated, grant. reasonably assured amendatory application would approved engineering department, local group felt take only days finance legal departmput approval sent here. while progress construction light plant, another step reported village's effort secure municipal water works. received county auditor special levy $g0,000 placed november ballot. ' purchase price works according auditor's letter, mean assessment 1.2275 mills. bid act depository funds, lorain-co savings trust they offered one-half per cent interest inactive funds. accepted authorized solicitor draw up resolution accepting it. thieves twice recent weeks attempted enter a. nabakowski warehouse milan-av so doing done considerable damage door locks hinges. said asked police punching stations installed there, agreed this. largest paper history week's issue ever published amherst. consists 24 pages, divided sections eight pages each. material contained result careful painstaking research began year ago. near possible us ascertain, hlstorial information accurate. wishes thank many friends preparation issue, also advertisers whoso generous support publication possible. j. smythe, general chairman save common pleas judge d. cook both attend study club named new committees announced at fall meeting hold homo rice, afternoon. listed include program, i. maxwell, f. merritt roth; managers; .1. shelly, high school , award, penton, ii. lnuz-ler, gillette; social, alexander, lud-wig, james nlcholl. officers are charles good, president; mrs.' merrit, vice president, foster, secretary, leuzler, treasurer. next maxwell guest day ludwig, r. powers, shelly gillette, assisting hostess. official sunday morning services homecomings the" churches. afternoon visiting renewing friendships. softball games harris field. 1 m. girls' cyo vs. south cyo; 2 champions all-stars. 3:30 gun shoot fish game grounds. open $10. $10 prize. 4 concert honolulu conservatory music (band stand). evening 5:30 7:15 square. exhibition prize winning eagle auxiliary drill team. old costume contest. oberlin glee club. 7:30 union religiou service gym. firemen's sight seeing busses cars available square visitors interesting places about town. visit exhibits. flower assembly room hall., antique industrial exhibits park ave., merchant store windows. continuous throughout four hardball field 5:45 rotary dinner congregational dorothy fuldheim, speaker. initiation class. 4:30 6:30 firemen. 6:45 ballad singers. harmonica 8p. crowning cook, followed pageant. announce schedule lor today, marlon stuiile principal. bo session nil, monday. morning, visit-or's class exhibitions. no afternoon.. classes again assemble pupils wishing memorial may excused. words, dismissed having privilege attending srfi'vlco school. sox born son mr. bruce hospital evening. formerly carolyn guild. committee, above (center) guy findley. voting closes tonight deadline queon cnli biation extended ono hour !i (thursday). votes gathered, conn' - ed announcement . .nafhr immediately maids honor. tunnnnuihi aniaiii imntuiiiiiiiiiihi"iiniiitnimir!!tinn ua inininiuihiiinnniiiiiibj foufti contests program each ut band stand. contest, tuesday, husband calling hog wednesday, alonsto lorenzo, twin registrations those should bo. bill nodniuiin bill's shop men. agricultural display day. northern ohio draft horse association colt show. house classes. :30 kinds events prizes. pitch-o-meter ball throwing speed measurement. parade. 5:30-5:45 5:45-6:15 salvation army band. 6:30-6:45 contest calling, men, o. wed n honoring scnool auditorium iu 12:30 tennis tourneys tourney. prizes men's, women's juniors'. alonzo lorenzo 5 :00 street demonstration fighting fire 50 parade, 5:45-6 p.m. 6:00-6:30 moose competitive drills ex hibition eagles 8 following fireworks dancing. attractions show, exhibit products, merchants exhibits, camival, picture today decorators started work hanging colorful decorations fronts across streets. men heels painters carpenters swamped "with past wee'ks downtown entered vigorous paint-up clean-up campaign. thousands full dress. always pretty town, best romps gaily festivities. vandals signs spring appeal spirited residents join forces combat vandalism issued nabakowski. plea shock-ins example appreciation people efforts beautify put place last celebration, two became target vandals. nabakowski, persons evidently tried down leaded bent out shape. sign -the top entrance did not fare, quite badly spring. $25.00 reward evidence conviction promised prosecuted fullest extent law. th sjgna destroyed irtla live four'tvi "uvlathttt, hvwrr undergone such treatment. sets the, villago paying sets. just council. groups plan dinners aro included week. chicken served noon supper st. joseph's hall sunday. sponsoring inter-city church gym grange evangelical noon. wo es soldiers clock. kev. hunter, tiie uia nome win solemn note homecoming sunrise originally abandoned. sporting occupy caring athletic getting chance renew acquaintances. champion team oberliu men's hall. six pastors taking erlin w- wirkler nfcoiu ui uiis lime. orches tra composed various churches furnish music. l. wright, president baldwin-wallace colloge, deliver main address. topic announced. trips opportunity around fea tures i,i monday's iwssranl. i'iretiiaij'wkfc alsa iv&lditi&l evening, crowned ceremony gigantic farmers' farmers tako over addition tent zilch property brook- taxi driver makes mayor's blood boil fellow officials accompanied cam city dealers. fact, tearful short walk airport involved argument driver. seems tail spot whore a' bunch cherry trees uprooted1 provide space tor monument thomas jefferson. remarked something organizations country protesting removal trees. "the women squawk-lug something. republicans". remark gop boll, companions, arguments waxed fast furious, oven reaching personal stage. politics whole trip, group, praise whom contacted there. wore engineer's department really knew business.
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 1939-09-22, 125th Anniversary Edition 3|
|Description||125th Anniversary Edition 3|
|Date of Original||1939-09-22|
|Source||LCCN: sn84028333, Amherst News-Times, 1939-09-22, 125th Anniversary Edition 3 21 37|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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