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Young orator to speak for Wilson at local stores

110 YEARS AGOThursday, Sept. 26, 1912from the Mathews Journal

Mr. Gilbert Diggs, the young orator of Lower Mathews, will speak in behalf of Woodrow Wilson’s National Democratic Ticket at the following places: Penny, Saturday, Sept. 28, 8 p.m.; Peary, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 8 p.m.; R.C. Brooks’s store, Saturday, Oct. 5, 8 p.m.; New Point, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 8 p.m.; Cobbs Creek, Thursday, Oct. 10, 8 p.m., J.K. Brooks’s store, Laban, Thursday, Oct. 31, 8 p.m.

100 YEARS AGOThursday, Sept. 21, 1922from the Gloucester Gazette

A baseball game extraordinary, which is expected to be replete with thrills, is scheduled for Saturday afternoon, Sept. 23, at the fairgrounds diamond. The “Safety Razors” (girls) will play the “Powder Puffs” (men). One of the rules of the game is that the “Razors” shall wear bloomers while the “Powder Puffs” must run their bases in long narrow skirts. That there will be a big crowd and lots of fun at this game goes without saying. The admission fee is 25 cents for ad...

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