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1881 Entertainment

Advertisement for 1881 entertainment

A framed advertisement found in an area antique shop advertises a "Dramatic Entertainment" to be given on January 22, 1881 at the Catlin Seminary.

Proceeds from the event was to be donated to the M.E. Church to procure new seats.

The advertisement was printed by Charles V. Tilton at Catlin.

Text of the ad reads:

 

DRAMATIC ENTERTAINMENT

BY AMATEUR ARTISTS!


At the Catlin Seminary, on Saturday Evening,

JANUARY 22", 1881.


PART FIRST.

The highly sensational sketch, entitled

"MY UNCLE ANTHONY"


PART SECOND.

The laughable, popularm, and well known comedy

"TRYING IT ON"


PART THIRD.

THE RAIL-ROAD SMASH-UP!

So popular in New York City.


Interspersed with Vocal & Instrumental Music.


  This will be entirely new in the line of

entertainments in Catlin, and a rare treat to

those who attend.


ADMISSION, 15 Cents, CHILDREN, 10.


  Proceeds donated to the M. E. Church for

the purpose of procuring new seats.

 


Chas. V. Tilton, Printer, Catlin, Ill.

On the back
Letter from Tilton Brothers

 "Hannah Mariah" reports on this entertainment in The (Danville) Weekly News

 



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