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DANCE FOR BENEFIT OF POOL IS HUGE SUCCESS Hundreds of residents - of the Pine Brook and Sandy Books sections gathered in the fcOO block of Mineral street Saturday night, and enjoyed the first of a series of dances which are being held under the auspices of the Sandy Banks Swimming Pool association, for the purnose of raising a fund for a swimming pool. The women of the community served refreshments. The movement was started about six weeks ago and It resulted in the or ganizing of the association with Mar - tin O'Donnell as president. Plans were started at once to make the swimming pool a reality, and the first thing ac complished was the securing of a plot of ground as a site. The Scranton Coal company, through its president, James L. Cooney, a native of thkt community, - donated the land. ' Then a series of dances were planned. It is the plan of the association to have the pool ready for opening on Labor Day. according to Edward Newton,, manager of the movement. The pool will be a, concrete owl 60 by 125 feet and will be properly guarded.

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  1. The Scranton Republican,
  2. 23 Jun 1924, Mon,
  3. Page 6

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