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 - YOUTHS OF AREA IN BOJfTSTnTE 250 West Virginia...
YOUTHS OF AREA IN BOJfTSTnTE 250 West Virginia Boys Attend Unusual Camp At Jackson's Mill; Rev. G. C. Ounn Aids In Work Southern West Virginia is well represented at the "Boys' State" which opened yesterday morning at Jackson's. Mill, meeting for the first time under the sponsorship of the American Legion to train youth in citizenship. The Rev. C. G. Gunn, state chaplain of the Legion, left Monday morning to assist in the supervision of the week's encampment." He was accompanied by the following young high school students, two of Whom are sponsored by Bluefield post of the Ameiican Legion, and two by the Forty and Eight society: Billy Fowlkes, Frank Walters, Arnold Hurd and Woodrow Lee. Welch is sending six. boyB to the camp and Princeton, five. Approximately 250 boys from every part ot West Virginia will attend the camp. Tbey will be divided into separate "parties" of equal proportions, called the Federalists and Nationalists.

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  1. Bluefield Daily Telegraph,
  2. 02 Jun 1936, Tue,
  3. Page 12

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