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Memorial Day Program

The Memorial Day program will be held at the ball park commencing at 2:00 p.m., if the weather permits, if not, the program will be held at the Congregational church.

The program will be as follows:

Song . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 
Prayer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rev. H. H. Pyche
Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address . . . . . . . . John Rowland
Song . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Address of the Day . . . . . . . . . . . . Bishop Beecher
Song—America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

After the program the old soldiers and the several lodge organizations will fall in line and march out to the cemetery where the graves will be decorated.

Seventeen flower girls have been provided for to place flowers on the graves of each departed soldier.

It is earnestly requested by Marshall of the Day, W. H. Clement, that all members of the various lodges turn out.

The Farnam Echo 11(24):1, Thursday, 28 May 1914

 



Published: 12/15/2017 - http://www.historicfarnam.us
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