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To Europe on the Hindenburg

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The Summit Herald of May 26, 1936 reported that Summit jeweler George Busch, Jr. traveled to Europe on the first return flight of the zeppelin Hindenburg. He intended to visit Antwerp and Amsterdam, in order to make purchases at the diamond markets in those cities. A garden plant exchange took place on the grounds of the Summit Public Library, co-sponsored by the Library and the Township Improvement Committee. Plants for rock gardens were in particular demand. The Summit Peace Council—a new organization formed to further the cause of world peace—held its second meeting at the YMCA. In the classifieds, someone wanted to exchange a used car in good condition for dental service.

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