The Way We Were

July 7, 1921

In spite of threatening rain clouds and a chill in the air that felt like early spring instead of mid-summer, the Fourth of July celebration was a big success. The street sports took place following at the noon hour and went off without a hitch. The pole vaulting, high jumps and the slim horse contest were of special interest, although the crowd filled each number of the sport program with the closest attention. The rain began a while before the baseball game was called at the ball grounds and interfered somewhat with the attendance, but even a downpour could not dampen the ardor...

 

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