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An usherette was taken to hospital suffering from shock last night after an arson attack on a Birmingham city centre cinema. Wallpaper was used to set fire to a roller towel in a women's toilet at the Gaumont Cinema, Colmore Circus, but it was put out with sand before it could spread.

Birmingham Post,

December 1975.

50 Years Ago

A six-mile avenue of trees on Birmingham New Road, Coseley - the town's Great War memorial - is endangered by road widening, and the Urban Council is to ask the County Council to ensure that any tree which has to be removed is replaced.

The Birmingham Post,

December 1950.

100 Years Ago

This Christmas take Beecham's Pills for all ills and aches. Beecham's Pills have been, are now and will be the people's medicine.

The Birmingham Daily Post,

December 1900.
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Publication:The Birmingham Post (England)
Date:Dec 23, 2000
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