Vic McFarland

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Vic McFarland - First Bab y of '37 Arrives in S. L. Soon After...
First Bab y of '37 Arrives in S. L. Soon After Stroke of Midnight Victor Dee McFarlaml Appears to Be Winner of Long List of Gifts From Merchants No claimant other than Victor Dee McFarland, son of A. Paul and Lorna McFarland, 1630 South Main street, had appeared Friday night to lay claim to the proud title of "Master Salt Lake." According to information available New Year's day, Victor, who was born in the L. D. S. hospital Friday at 1:24 a. m., was apparently apparently the first child born in Salt Lake City in 1937. If this information information is substantiated, he, accordingly, will receive a rich variety of gifts from 13 local merchants, as well as the title. To clinch the claim, Mr. McFarland said he would be at the Mrs. A. Paul McFarland and her son, Victor Dee McFarland, McFarland, who apparently will receive the title, "Master Salt Lake," and gifts from 13 loral merchants, as the first child horn here in 1937. bureau of vital statistics, public safety building, Saturday at 9 a. m. to register the birth. "I had just as much excitement and thrill with the birth of our new son as when his brother, Archie McFarland, was born three years ago," the proud father said. More thrilled with the new arrival arrival and his fine condition than with his title, Mrs. McFarland yet showed interest in the wide variety of gifts awaiting her son. The gifts for "Master Salt Lake" include a basket of orchids from the Brown Floral company; a large photograph from Bill Shipler; a quart of milk a day for 30 days from the Clover Leaf Harris dairy; three dozen cans of baby food from the Crystal Palace Markets; a baby book from the Deseret Book company, a crib and mattress from the Southeast Furniture company, a silk and wool blanket fro Z. C. M. I., a baby locket set from Anderson Jewelry company, and for the parents a beauty treatment for the mother by the Joday Beauty parlor, $5 in merchandise from the Payless Drug company, a 30-day pass for the Southeast theater, two washes and two grease jobs by the Rapid Auto Laundry, and a ton of coal and five gallons of gasoline by the Blue Bell Oas and Coal company. Mr. McFarland is manager of Archie McFarland, Inc., wholesale meats.

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  1. The Salt Lake Tribune,
  2. 02 Jan 1937, Sat,
  3. Page 12

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