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Elgin Echo Newspaper

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Elgin Echo

Elgin, Iowa

July 13, 1922

Front Page



Last Monday evening the following committees were appointed for Illyria’s annual community day:

Speaker Committee:  Wallace Peters, Fred Rothlisberger, Chas. Medberry; Program Committee:  Members of Orchestra; Refreshment Committee:  John Rothlisberger, Jakie Yearous, Chas. Rothlisberger; Stunt Committee:  Walter Rothlisberger, F. O. Hillman, Jerome Yearous, Israel Shaffer; Committee on Arrangements:  Andy Yearous, C. M. Klingman, Jack Shaffer, Fred Reichert, Ed Kohler, Fremont Ogle; Advertising Committee:  Harold Strong, Guy Ernst, Otis Rothlisberger, Lee Klingman.

~We feel that we own an apology to the Drum Corps of Civil War fame, which appeared on our [Elgin] streets July 4th. Its ensemble were Robert Peters, Mike Monnahan, J. D. Shaffer and Ed Hayes of Volga city and they furnished some stirring strains of martial music. Our reported did not get out very much that day and missed seeing and hearing this organization. 





~ transcribed and contributed by Crystal A. Bingham <>

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