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Looking Back… 50 years

By Staff
Brewton merchants agreed to have their annual community-wide Dollar Days on August 5 and 6. During this promotion, special offers of merchandise for $1 are made by many local merchants.
Mrs. Ida Liles, librarian of the Brewton Public Library, reported that local readers have set a new record, checking out 1,577 books during the month of June.
A Sarasota, Fla., hotel advertised "7 wonderful days, 6 romantic nights" for $24.
Charlie Wilkerson Gas Co. offered 100 pounds of choice beef with the purchase of an International Harvester Freezer, with financing available for $2.50 per week.