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1930 Santo Domingo hurricane... Babe ruth shop...

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September 06, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 6, 1930 

* Babe Ruth opens haberdashery shop
* Santo Domingo - Dominican Republic
* Hurricane San Zenon

The front page has a two column headline: "HURRICANE TOLL NOW 1,200; DOMINICANS BURNING DEAD TO SAVE CITY FROM PLAGUE" with subheads.
Page 17 has a one column heading: "BABE RUTH OPENS HIS BROADWAY SHOP" with subheads. (see) I suspect this publication would one of the very few to report this.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. very nice condition.
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Category: The 20th Century