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Elgin Echo

Elgin, Iowa

June 6, 1907 


The names of those who so acceptably filled places in the band, orchestra and drum corps on Memorial day, and who contributed the sweet music which helped to make the day a success were:  Members of the bank F. G. Spahr, Delbert Bakeman, Wm. Cooley, A. M. Weibel, Adolph Lehman, Max Hunsberger, Earl Greenley, Will Christ, Al Weibel, F. R. Berg and Max Thoma. The orchestra was composed of Hans Keiser, Delbert Bakeman, Miss Anna Muehlenthaler, A. M. Weibel, F. R. Berg, Wm. Cooley, Lew Christ and Max Thoma. The drum corps had for its membership Robt Peters, J. Christ, KJ. D. Shaffer and Albert Gehring. 


~ transcribed and contributed by Crystal A. Bingham <>

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