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Bootlegger Arrested

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The Summit Record of June 16, 1921 reported that a suspected bootlegger was arrested near his home on Aubrey Street when the bundle he was carrying—allegedly vegetables—proved to be a 5-gallon jug of whiskey. A baseball game between the American Legion posts of Summit and Millburn was ended in the eighth inning because of rain, with Summit leading 30-2. Aunt Prudence provided a recipe for a summer punch to serve 50, made with pineapple, tea, grape juice, lemon juice, sugar, and sparkling water. The Lyric Theatre (“New Jersey’s Safest Playhouse”) advertised “Through the Back Door” starring Mary Pickford.

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