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Saturday, September 14, 2013
Friday, April 24 1908 -- A wild west show, which was postponed from Wednesday due to bad weather, is put on both Thursday and Friday to the delight of the Great White Fleet sailors on leave. Apparently these boys can truly do no wrong -- even when they pelt a policeman with oranges they were given as gifts, the near-riot is shrugged off as boyish pranking.
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