The Summit Herald of February 4, 1905 reported that the congregation of the Central Presbyterian Church had voted unanimously to construct their new building on the corner of Maple St. and Morris Ave. The Summit YMCA celebrated its 18th anniversary. The world’s largest diamond (over 3,000 carats) was discovered in South Africa. The Lackawanna Railroad offered one-way tickets to California for $50 (four-day trip with one transfer).
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