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Elgin Echo Newspaper

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Elgin Echo

Elgin, Iowa

August 11, 1927

Front Page


Illyria’s Community Day Play       “The Man of Yesterday”


James Ellis Bryce, The Man of Yesterday Earl Rothlisberger
Helen Freeman Bryce, his sister-in-law       Zella Strong
Ellis Bryce, her son Kenneth Medberry
Meriam Bryce, her daughter LaFonda Shaffer
Beryl Brice, her daughter Clara Holzer
Lawrence Meredith, a gentleman lawyer Leo Rothlisberger
Allan Dale, an industrious young man Clarence Thoman
Mrs. Hastings, Bryce’s housekeeper Mary Dennler
Sara, the maid Ella Peters


ACT I-Living room in the home of James Bryce in a small New England town. Time, September,

ACT II-Bryce’s study,  April

ACT III-The same. The next afternoon.

Friday, August 12th, 1927     8:00 p.m.       ADMISSION 20 AND 35 CENTS




April 21, 1927

The Clermont Fire Department at its annual meeting last week appointed a committee of five, Wm. Larrabee, Jr., W. A. Peters, S. E. Nelson, J. B. Shipton and E. M. Houg, who will solicit the farm community about Clermont for the purpose of securing aid in the purchase of a double chemical unit, which will be used to combat farm fires. Letters were mailed out Wednesday morning to the farmers and later these will be followed by personal calls from the committee of the fire department which has been augmented by another committee from the commercial club which consists of H. A. Lubke, Edmund Dugstad and W. A. Kneeland.--Enterprise



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