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Williams Album 0 : p. 98
Calumet Public School Library

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Newspaper clippings on various topics (1939). Page is hand numbered ""98"". -- Jul. 25, 1939 - Obituary of William J. Daniels, former resident of Calumet and Centennial, survived by his wife Ethel Penberthy. -- Explaination of the point system on which drum, fife, adn bugle corps will be judged. -- May, 1939 - Calumet and Hecla Consolidated Copper company's 250 foot brick smokestack, located at South Hecla on Mine Street in Calumet, razed with the help of 100 sticks of dynamite. The demolition project was supervised by William Cornish. -- 1939 - Houghton County Baseball League schedule includes the following teams: Dollar Bay, Coburntown, Liminga, Lake Shore, Painesdale, and Ahmeek. -- May Music Festival features local Boys' and Girls' Glee clubs, under the direction of Irene Trenberth, and the Calumet & Hecla Band, under the direction of Arthur Kitti. -- 1939 - State of Michigan prohibits all forms of gambling in the state beginning May 1, 1939, effecting the local ""Bank Nights"" held at the local theatres. -- 1939 - Jacob Anderson becomes the chairman of the Keweenaw Board of supervisors. Other members of the board include: Yalmer Waino, Jilbert F. Hayes, Charles Bryant, and Thomas Parks. -- Apr. 21, 1939 - Annoucement of Joseph Rule's 55th birthday with a party held at his home in Ahmeek. The guest list is also provided.

Williams Album 0 : p. 98

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