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Franklin County, Illinois
Buckner Boys Brass Band
Buckner Band
Submitted by Traci Wolfe

31 July 1926:
Following is a report of the finance committee of the Buckner Brass Band.
A collection was taken to buy uniforms for the boys. The cash contributions were as follows:
Fred Bacon - $2.00
City Board - $5.00
Dr. Fieldbrave - .50
Ben Thomas - .50
Sophia Sullivan - $1.00
S.W. Breeze - $1.00
Mary Bacon - .50
Mr. Martin - $1.00

The following business men gave donations from their stores, which were sold and the money turned over
to the committee: Andy Snider, Tidar Koryna of Urbain; Louis Guyod, Paul Toth, John Enot, Buckner Bakery, Coalfield Store No. 4, Andy Bugauski, George Panchiam, John Setnon, Geo. Eovaldi, Frank Satke, Ward's Garage, Lawrence Faynolia, Antone Pistono, Tatatolovich's Soft Drink Parlor, Pete Stefano, Paul Saltisz, Mike Beskiniak, Pete Frdyk, Theodore Revok and Mr. Rubuffoni of Christopher. With these donations turned into money and the proceeds of the dance, it amounted to $216.45. The expenses were $107.35, leaving a total of $109.10. The band boys, Mr. Congrardo, the director, and the committee wish to thank all persons contributing toward these suits.


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