110 YEARS AGO
Thursday, Oct. 14, 1909
from the Mathews Journal
News from Marchant’s Dept. Store is that we have received all of our millinery stock and it is really pretty. We are showing some patterns that are American and you will see at a glance they are originated by a tasteful designer. Our French styles need not be questioned because everybody knows they are up to the requirements.
We took a notion to purchase a stock of ladies’ suits and we are showing about one hundred; also a full line of men’s and children’s suits. We have for your choice a lot of one hundred and thirty sweaters at prices 25¢ to $5.00.
100 YEARS AGO
Thursday, Oct. 16, 1919
from the Gloucester Gazette
About 50 soldiers and sailors, veterans of the late war, many of them accompanied by ladies, attended the supper given at the Auditorium Saturday night by the women of Gloucester to the returned service men. A bountiful and delicious spread, including fried chicken, oysters, h...
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