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To All Those Who Are Interested
dgefield . Colored . Fair
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The Fair will be Held on Nov. 7,8,9,1916
Motorcycle Races, Bicycle Races, Horse Races Mule Races, Foot Ball Game,
Merry-Go-Round, Plantation Shows, Music, etc., During the Fair
Opening Day, Tuesday, November 7th, 12:00 M.
Opening address by Mayor of Edgefield, Dr. J. G. Edwards, followed by some of the leading white
Preachers, and Rev. William Peterson and Thomas Cherry, Jr., and a few of our leading colored men.
Wednesday, November 8th
All societies, schools and decorated vehicles and brass bands will form a parade and march to the Fair
grounds, and at 12.00 M. Rev. J. J. Durham, D. D., L.L.D., the noted negro orator, will deliver an educa
Thursday, November 9th
This will be a contest for the brass bands. All bands participating in parade will contest for prize.
Ball game and foot races, etc.
All parties having exhibits of any description will have same on grounds
by 4:00 o'clock P. M. Monday, November 6th. No charge for entering ex
hibits of any description, and premiums given whenever merited.
The Mayor of the town has promised plenty of police protection, and
everybody will be welcomed, and will have protection as long as they are
sober and orderly. As the Colored Fair Association has had the support
of the white people throughout the county, we hope that they will give us
encouragement by their presence.
W. H HOLLOWAY,
J. H. CHBATHAM,
M. J. STROTHER,
J. S. RAMBY,
Bdgefield, S. C