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From Our Files - November 20, 2023 Edition

Nov. 29, 1973

The Sweet Home Elks Lodge is preparing for one of its biggest events this week with a "Mortgage Burning" celebration. There will be two days of celebration, followed by the actual burning of the mortgage on Dec. 1. Past Grand Exalted Ruler Frank Hise will be the featured speaker. The Elks made the final of 120 payments to First National Bank last month for the $75,000 mortgage of their building at 440 Osage. The payments had started in December 1963, a month after the building was completed.

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