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October 13, 2022

October 13, 1922 – The big dancing party given by the Petersburg Elks at the Pioneers Hall last Saturday night proved to be a great success and those present report a most enjoyable time. The evening started with dancing to music furnished by Walter Bidwell of Wrangell, Cecil Rogers and Ed Hansen, playing the piano, violin, and drums respectively. At ten o’clock the dancers were divided into four groups and a burlesque college meet was pulled, with strong men “putting the shot” consisting of feathers, the ladies “throwing the discus” or paper pie plates, and the more dignified...

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