Jubilee Meet 20 January 1956
AT JUBILEE MEET Abilenians to Real Diamonds "Diamonds" by the fistfull -- six of them real gems with the total value of. $375 -- will be given away Jan. 26 at a public meeting to work out plans for Abilcne's week-long Diamond Jubilee and the dedication dedication of Abilene Air Force Base. The meeting is sot for 7:30 p.m. in Abilene High School auditorium. Six Abilene films answered a Chamber of Commerce request for tlie real and simulated diamonds to be given away at the public meeting. meeting. ThÂ«y are Hugh Bowie Jeweler, Busch Sons Jewelers, Goulding Jewelers, Newman Jewelry and Gift Shop, Presley Jewelers and Lester's Jewelers. Ushers at the Jan. 26 meeting will give each person attending a stone. It will taka an expert to tell which stones are imitation and which are real. Each person receiving a stone may find out whether it is a diamond by taking it to one of participating jewelers. If the is a real diamond, the jeweler mount it free. Each of the diamonds and free mountings will be valued at $75. Besides donating one of the diamonds, Bowie is giving away the 2,000 artificial stones. Besides the business portion of the Jan. 26 meeting, there will a variety program of music and other entertainment led off by VFW Military Band, an organization organization recently formed of professional professional top amateur musicians the Abilene area. Hotel Tiffany, celebration chairman, and Frank Meyers, cochairman, will outline the aims and financial plans of the celebration celebration and introduce division heads.