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600 Doughnuts and a Clown

woodcockThe Summit Herald of October 26, 1923 reported that the YMCA and the Rotary Club were planning a Halloween party for the boys of Summit. Entertainment included 6 reels of moving pictures, and a professional clown. For refreshments: 600 sugared doughnuts and 20 gallons of cider.

All Souls' Church celebrated its 10th anniversary. Jersey Central Power and Light invited the public to the high school to view a free moving picture about the day-to-day workings of the company. Motor Vehicle Commissioner William Dill addressed the Business Men's Club. He spoke of the growth of the automobile industry, and of the increase in auto-related deaths. In the first 8 months of the year, 235 people died in automobile accidents in New Jersey--more than died of typhoid fever, scarlet fever, and whooping cough combined.

In the classifieds, Timmie Prout offered a reward for the return of his lost kitten. For sale: a squirrel coat for $500, a mink coat lining for $90, an Encyclopedia Britannica (9th ed., 25 volumes) for $5, and a yellow Guernsey cow

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