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In Years Past

February 8, 2014
The Post-Journal

In 1914, the first annual ball of the Art Metal Fire Brigade, held in Eagle Temple Auditorium Friday evening, out rivaled in numbers present almost any previous function of the kind held there, about 500 persons being in attendance. The hall was crowded to its utmost capacity and it was only during the latter part of the evening that the vast number of dancers could be nicely accommodated on the floor. The boxes surrounding the hall were filled with spectators. The 13th Separate Company band, stationed on the platform at the east end of the room, furnished a delightful program of popular music. So enthusiastic were those present that the hour was extended from 1 to 2 a.m.



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