Jubilee Meet 20 January 1956

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Jubilee Meet
20 January 1956 - JUBILEE MEET Abilenians to Get Diamonds...
JUBILEE MEET Abilenians to Get 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 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. Th«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 Park are real. Each person receiving a stone may find out whether it is a real by taking it to one of the jewelers. If the stone a real diamond, the jeweler wili it free. Each of the diamonds and free mountings will be valued at $75. Besides donating one of the real Bowie is giving away the 2,000 artificial stones. Besides the business portion of the Jan. 26 meeting, there will be variety program of music and other entertainment led off by the Military Band, an organization recently formed of professional top amateur musicians from Abilene area. Hotel Tiffany, celebration chairman, and Frank Meyers, cochairman, will outline the aims and financial plans of the celebration and introduce division heads. B

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  1. Abilene Reporter-News,
  2. 20 Jan 1956, Fri,
  3. Page 23

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