Saturday February 16th 1889: The Captain has found that the steamer responds to the sounds of a waltz like no other music. A string quartet is engaged for all future journeys.

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Tuesday February 5th 1889: At the Pavilion every musician in Eureka conspire to inspire the souls of their fellow citizens toward the improvement of the rhythmic and harmonious completion of every day’s works.

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Tuesday December 25th 1888: On his way to the Grand Promenade Concert and Ball at Russ Hall Edward Hawthorne performs a lonely trombone elegy to the remains of the runaway streetcar wheel.

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Friday, December 21st 1888: Russ Hall is filled with the heavenly songs of Kindergarten students following the last day of school before the Christmas break.

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