It's been a while since that clock was in good working order.
But there are a couple of other noteworthy clocks in the city: How about the one atop the lamppost at the entrance to
Once upon a time, those passing through downtown
It hung on the corner of
Serious words, executed in stained glass, adorned the big clock.
On two faces: "Honoring all who served."
On the alternate faces: "It is later than you think."
The grand timepiece, dubbed "
A flier produced for the occasion by
This big and useful clock is dedicated to those who served in World War II in any capacity whatsoever.
As the years go by, may its chimes bring comfort to those whose sons did not come home.
The victory is won. Now, we must not forget our obligation to the many who shared in its cost.
The ideals on which America was founded still oppose aggression.
Our sons and daughters of
The small bulletin also recounts the story of a famous clock in
These few words are regarded by many as being one of the most powerful sermons in the whole world. It is always later than we think.
In these busy days we are prone to procrastination. We were going to visit that dear old sick friend, or we had a lot of other good deeds we were going to do just as soon as we could get around to them. The good old friend died without your visit. The good deeds you had in mind slipped by you.
It is later than you think.
The center city fixture was removed from the building in 1968 before demolition began. The clock was donated to the
It was too big to fit inside the building on
The once-proud memorial was covered and kept out back.
Vandals and the elements took a toll. In the mid-1980s, a salvage dealer hauled away what was left of the clock, according to a 1996 column by
But a remnant of the clock remained.
In 1996, the little clock was keeping good time.
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