Fryburg Centennial Celebration Plans

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 Centennial Celebration Plans
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REAL ?'DOUBLE. HUMMER.' hun- ,. Old Trybur^ Will t£ Permanent: ly oa Map Throtufh*. Centennial Celebration. Greater Fryburs it. belns iast -whipped into shape for the great Homecoming avent a.nd.Centennial celebration on September 6th,' 7th and Sth. Where buslnee* interferes with th« community a-nd members of the committee ma.king plans for the big e Y ent business has beer, nuspended. It 1« the bisrseiTL event in 100 year? In Northwestern Pennsylvania and th».t n-ill be a iiiccess le established beyond question. For many weeks ncore* of .expert workmen have keen repainting and decorating business place*--this AS I preliminary 10 turning the** same ' places over to professional decorator* ·n-ho have been slven order* to "Ko rar as you like ?.nd never mind: expense. ' DAY The Ditz grove, on Chestnut hill already assumed "the appearance of high claw park. It ha» -been piped and drlnklus fountains nl.pure sprlnc water are now apoullnr in abundance. Her* mea'-ta wTll . be served at all hours, a n d ' n o t h i n g - u n d o n e ' that* might be artd to the comfort and convenience of Homecoming visitors. · . TMti ha'.l has been-, established, in thin park. There the priceless "ties of the past century, will be on exhib.- 'tion.- Those- who have articles that will add to the attractiveness of this exhibit and to the history 'or evolution of the settlement are earnestly -urged, to loan them to the committee- with , the assurance that they will be properly taken cure of and promptly ! ed after the celebration is over. There will ba- "something doing every minute" durlri'nc the three days. On Monday, September 6--Labor Day the star feature* will be the parade. In this an unique feature, one \ that should be highly attractive to the younger generation of 50 'or lees will be the. construction., in. mlnature, of a log cabin such as first pioneers erected, occuple.fl wnd raised large families in. Ir. tht parading column thefe will he the original lin'ch-pln wagon in which 'the first settlers of the Fryburg section of | now Cla.rion county Journeyed! f r o m . i of the Mountains",'to this the Rarden i'gpot of the Keystone State. TI.ere I also be. the cradle in which was ! the first child born in Frybunr. w l l l . b * a spinning wheel--more ! sweral' years than 100--which will i operated as the colurrin.movcs over ! Ions route. There will "he'rnany i features of this, character, that must 1 nppeal strongly to antiriuarians ' j-htstorlans of this section. That I/o(t Cabin Stunt; On Tuesday there will b«''the "real .thins"- In 1°K cabin construction, i Pro'mplly at 10 o'clock some' of the «'d timers and many of their descendant* working, u n d e r the,expeft direction*!-of their forbears,-will s t a r t construction of a loe cabin -thaf will be a perfect replica .of the first of kind erected on the present site of Following- there will be In-' striictlv'e addresses-upon the life of t h e flrat settlers, their custom*, flrst methods-of worship in the wilderness and other ..tppics that will be community Fryburj; . i nle. will 8:athfr»t.the.n)a(rnsffcient St. !-Jllchael's church tci. attend a. Pontl- ' fic!S.l hljrh mass follo-n-ing.-.whloh. ths Centennial monument-- svHV. -be- unveiled -Thie service the raornlns and- will require »the sreaccr portion of the...forcnootv to complete. In the eyenlnjfUher« .wlll^be an : «J.a- "horRte "display of gorReou* -fireworks in which are Included many-«et piecse of elaborate design. In addition to other entertainments th» committee has signed up an -alr- -plftne exptrt who will carry passenp- crs at Interval* «o close · together that th!«''-feature will be practically continuous. There will be- baseball samea between f»od clubs on fill The Haivthjorn and other bands of ability have been secured, fqr concerts ''during each day and erenlnp: .ind old original d r u m corps will add ineplration---musically, speaking. An elaborate system of electric n h t i n g In the old town has been established. Cnn It Be Beaten? '· Briefly summeS up, anything and everythlnp th2.t will add to the future prestige of Frybu'rK and Its suburbs or;a.dd to the pleasure and satlsfacj I tlon of visitors, eeems-'to'have b e provided, for. ' ' The problem of transportation has been partially solved. '.The Franklin OlfrarrtHd branch of the New Central railroad will te able to .take, care of many atteirdinK from Franklin and other points along 1 'hat railroad. Oil City folks will depend automobiles for the creator part, but It is possible;that between now and blr celebration that automobile trucks may be provided whereby -Visitors from here may be added to those tunate enough to own automobiles have, · among their friends .and ac- qualntancefi owners who will jrive : them transportation. - . The f o l l Is a. -list of the live-wire' committees , that are doing th-ir "level best" to ' put Fryburg- on th* map for/all iime to come: ' . . ' . / " I Parade--^J. E. Kaverlin*, E;i.^ L. ' Dltz. Walter Miller, A.' L,. Sigwcrth. William Hargenracler, Barney Faseii-', mycr, William Lelcht. George- Zacheri' and-Thomas M. Kshle. Hickory--A. -L... Byer», A. C. Kapp. Joseph Fasenmeyer, 'J. G. C. Seifr- . worth, .George A. Ditz and J o s Elseman. · , ·! Decorat!or.«-^-Orra C. Kapp.' Jos- j eph E. Kevtrllne, Ed. J.. Fox, Henry F; Xledcrriter and Joseph- Ka.rg. j Picnic Grounds---Fred Groner. AI- bert Liti, Fr*nk Fletcher. Al E i s man, Theodore Fasenmyer, . Thoteas Obenradf-r. · \ Music--J." G. C. Selgworth, George A. Ditz, Henry C. Faller. Order--O. ,C. Kapp, Ed L: Dltz. ·William' -Har^enrafier. AdvertHing--Ed J.- . Fox, K, -F. Xledertier", H.' C. Faller. Finance--X. A. 'Elsecman. O. C. Kapp. A." A. Dltz. .. . ' " j Ladies Fancy TTorc Booth: ftc. ; --i Miss Emelia Kicklnbro6, Mis' Soe r Obehrader. Mrs. Lor«tta Xicderriter, i Mrs, M. M. .Fleming Vnd othen.-

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  2. 30 Aug 1920, Mon,
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