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Christmas Archives for December 5, 2013
This is the WUIS Christmas Archives... for Thursday... December 5th. I'm Rich Bradley.
From the Illinois State Register... in 1975... Colder weather is forecast... with a possibility of flurries in the evening. The "Friend-In-Deed" fund is getting a good start... thanks to the owners of the local Mexican restaurant... Taco Gringo.
Some upcoming Holiday Events include: A holiday auction, bake sale and bazaar at the 1st United Methodist Church... The Divernon American Legion Christmas party and gift exchange... and... New Berlin's annual Christmas pageant.
4th & 5th grade students at Vachel Lindsey School have opted to send gifts to orphans in Grundy, Virginia. The students are pictured on page 4... loading boxes onto a bus.
Window service at the downtown post office on Cook St. is expanding to accommodate Holiday mail which needs to be sent earlier due to a fuel shortage.
The 1974 World Almanac & Book of Facts is now on sale for $2 and a quarter at the Illinois State Journal-Register customer service counters.
If you're between the ages of 7 & 25... deep in the paper you'll find out how to apply for honorary mayor of Santa Claus, Indiana. Three finalists will be chosen from the applications and invited to a December 22nd dinner where one will be selected mayor.
That's the WUIS Christmas Archives... for Thursday... December 5th. I'm Rich Bradley.