â€˘ 10 a.m. to noon â€” Childrenâ€™s Workshops, Boom Town-era childrenâ€™s activities (ages six to 12) at the Lattimer House, sponsored by the Punxsutawney Historical & Genealogical Society.
â€˘ 11 to 11:30 a.m. â€” Registration for Diaper Derby (Crawling Babies) and for Tot Trot (12 to 18 months on padded course).
â€˘ 11:30 a.m. to noon â€” Diaper Derby Race followed by the Tot Trot Race.
â€˘ Noon to 12:45 p.m. â€“ Sadeckyâ€™s Puppets, â€śThe Prince and the Pauper.â€ť
â€˘ 1 to 1:30 p.m. â€” Dennie Huber, magic.
â€˘ 2 to 2:45 p.m. â€” Sadeckyâ€™s Puppets, â€śAesopâ€™s Fables.â€ť
Old Home Week Parade winners
Best equipped and appearing pumpers
â€˘ 1750 gpm or more: Clearfield.
â€˘ 1250 gpm to 1500 gpm: McCalmont, first; Ringgold, second.
â€˘ Under 1250 gpm: Sigel, first; Glen Campbell, second.
â€˘ Rescue: Ringgold.
â€˘ Aerial: Black Lick.
â€˘ Tanker: Glen Campbell.
â€˘ EMS unit: Sigel.
â€˘ Brush Truck: Jay Township, first; Sandy Township, second.
â€˘ Oldest Motorized Fire Apparatus: Glen Campbell.
â€˘ Judgesâ€™ Choice Award: Mahaffey.
â€˘ Bikes: Breanna Delanne, Skyler Garzoni.
â€˘ High School Bands: West Branch, first; Marion Center, second.
(The Spirit is pleased to share with our readers vignettes of life in the 19th century as originally reported in past issues of the newspapers. These reproduced stories include their original headlines and spelling.)
(July 29, 1896)