August Siemering and his new partner, W.B. Moore, first publish the Express as a daily afternoon newspaper. A subscription costs $16 a year. They continue to publish the weekly Express as a “family newspaper” for $5 a year.
Lawton Motor Company, at 632-634-636 Main Avenue, advertised a brand new Standard Electric car for $1,990.00 – “a magnificent Christmas present for your wife. Have one at the front door when she wakes up on Christmas morning.”
($1990.00 in 1913 dollars translates to $50,324.11 in 2018.)
1946 Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie perform in concert in Municipal Auditorium. The concert of the two now-legendary African-American jazz artists is unfortunately advertised “for whites only.” (right)