In
February 1, 2024

In Retrospect

100 YEARS AGO

FEBRUARY 1, 1924

February 7:

Passing of Our Illustrious War President – Woodrow Wilson peacefully passes from mortal to immortal sleep. In Richwood memorial services for the former president were held Wednesday afternoon in the opera house. Business places were closed during the ceremonies and the pupils and teachers of the public schools attended in a body.

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The Freshmen of the literary societies gave a splendid program Friday afternoon. Their program began with a song, by the whole Freshmen class, “The Orange and the Black.” This was followed by vocal solos by Helen Beeman and Maragret Shoup, themes by Hal Yarrington and Jemima Bixler, piano solos by Vera McCrary and Ethel Brown, jokes by Charles G…

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