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December 1, 1921
Cornerstone Laid for
Scottish Rite Temple


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December 6, 1896
​A Holiday Treat for the Orphans 

Mr. James H. Munson, president of the First National Bank, gave the orphans of the Protestant Orphan Asylum a treat to-day. He chartered a special car and brought them down town to the corner of Conception and St. Francis streets, where they were served with a delightful lunch of turkey, oysters, celery and other good things. After spending a very enjoyable hour at the lunch, they were taken to the Princess Theater, where seats had been reserved for them, to witness the performance of the Mystic Midgets. It was a very thoughtful act on the part of Mr. Munson and was a very enjoyable treat for the orphans. 

Times Picayune, December 6, 1896

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December 10, 1920
Jaywalkers to be arrested in Mobile December 10, 1920 Times Pic..JPG
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Lewis Hine, "Cash Girl" outside Gayfer's Department Store in Mobile, October 1914. Library of Congress. 

December 12, 1867
Lost Cause Solid in Mobile

Lost Cause, Conservative, Political Meetings in Mobile December 11, 1867, Times Picayune,

Times Picayune, December 12, 1867

December 13, 1839
More Troubles To End The Disastrous Year of 1839

Unprecedented Destruction of Life-- A flat boat which recently arrived at Mobile with 62 hogs and 600 turkeys sunk at the wharf, and thus drowned the hopes of the inhabitants of a noble Christmas feast. 

Public Ledger (Philadelphia, PA), December 13, 1839

December 15, 1921
The Case for Temperance

Mobile. - The first suit of its kind ever recorded, it is believed in the courts of the state was filed here by Mrs. May Bayes against Bruce Etheridge for $10,000 for selling her husband whiskey, which fact, she says, broke up her home and ruined her happiness. 

Centreville Press, December 15, 1921

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