"Trick and/or Treat" (1925, 1935, 1938)

Barry Popik bapopik at GMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 18 16:58:21 UTC 2007

6 November 1925, Chehalis (WA) Bee-Nugget, pg. 2, col. 3:
A little folks party was given at the home of Clias, Westerland,
Saturday afternoon for Charlotte Dunn, who entertained her little
guests with Halloween treats and tricks during the afternoon.
6 November 1935, Helena (MT) Independent, "After Hallowe'en," pg. 4, cols 1-2:
The Mayor, not having awakened to this opportunity, The Independent
assumes the taks of heartily thanking the children, big and little,
for not even pulling the old "treat or trick" racket.
3 November 1938, Lethbridge (Alberta) Herald, pg. 13, col. 6:
STIRLING, Nov. 2 -- The second group primary class with their teacher
held a Hallowe'en party Monday evening at the home of Mrs. WIlliam
Spachman. The younger group of Hallowe'eners canvassed the town Monday
evening, securing treats in answer to their demands of "Treats or

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