Tuesday, Sept. 17, 1918. A Chamber of Commerce meeting is usually an occasion for boosterism and optimism, but former state senator Edgar T. Brackett says tonight that "I had hoped sometime to hear a general discussion by this body of the question, 'What is the matter with Saratoga?'"
Speaking at the Casino, Brackett claims that "Saratoga Springs has been going down hill for the past forty-six years.
Monday, Sept. 16, 1918. Saratoga Springs schoolchildren can protect American soldiers from poison gas attacks by collecting nut shells and fruit pits, The Saratogian reports.
School superintendent Charles L. Mosher has announced a contest to see which grade can collect the most pits and shells for the manufacture of gas masks.
Can the party do it again?