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 - the blue and gray took place - this evening BIG...
the blue and gray took place - this evening BIG CROWDS AT THE CLOVERDALE CITRUS FAIR feomav Day mmd Washing - tons Birthday Celebration tan Featnre of the Ooeasion CLOVERDALE February M Vrver tn all - the history of Cloverdale were uea throngs aeen on the streets at lTjiJ - ft - - - i kl - hvwiuv uie iuuiuuiiuirn mre mr comoday at the Orange Fair Thirty caia crowded to overflowing reached here The people were good - natured and xnerry in spite of the Jam The yli - Itori were met by the bands and a recep - tloa - committee and escorted to the pa - vlllon FulhKJBOOOTTeoDle visited the fair to day the pavilion being packed This being Washingtons birthday the entertainments took on a patriotic air and patriotic music and speeches were the order of - the day while 100 school chil dren withflags flying marched to patri otic strains A speech was made to - day by E W Davis secretary of the Board of Regents of the State University The ad dress this evening was made by O O Webber of Santa Rosa A crowded hall gave the closest attention to the speakers remarks MrWebber said It Is a happy cc - Incidence thst Sonoma county day falls jjponl the anniversary of the birth of that great statesman noble patriot and renowned soldier George Washington And now in addition to the usual gladsome celebration scd heartfelt com - tnemoratioa cf this date as the natal day of our Bepubllcs heroic founder avior and Immortal flrtt PresMsnt we celebrate thfs22dt day of February as Sonoma conntydaT at Cloverdale great eilrns - falr Within the bounds of sw - slnrle county nowhere can there be iouad euclrattsfetory aod substan - - tlal grounds for thankfulness to natuae for theiVarietyaf rich material blss - lngsiwhiclrbavr not only been show - c ereo out aosoiuieiy pourca upon graoa tld Sonorn ft - - - -

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 23 Feb 1898, Wed,
  3. Page 12

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