Patriotic at Newell Hall

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..i4 - -I W - I'" .'.jJpWITHTHXSmPXS AMD STABS. a .LSt Friday a laTge crowd assembled 1 PubKe" 8eJaarefor the purpose of ug a Union pole, which wa dono vitkoutsecidenttaaduaid the shouts or a hundred freeraea.,, Upon the top of lh pole is gilded W !" w'sish is jercbeda bronscd eagle, his piuious gntd as if to soar at aad encircle "whble.TJnioB, while a streamer of fad. white and'bluV' floats from bis eak. It was announced that the flag - istended for the occasion was not fin-Uhed.andiwaacaed fin-Uhed.andiwaacaed to raiso the "Star Spsigletl BaaaeV' at three o'- - -clock-oa Satarday, and Judge Spirey wai invited to delitar aa address at that how. Oa Saiarday afteraooa the ' tfaiB Gaards forattd -near the pole, spectators gathered aroand, and ladies occupied every available place in the front part -of ike Datum House, when e -Stars aad Stripes' were aoisted by the aged veterans who had lived under the protecting folds of the Jtakricaa v flaglf their Beads Tiad' oecoaie "silvered "silvered o'er by the frosts of many winters," winters," while the military cheered en-ihuBiastieafly en-ihuBiastieafly "dtiring the' ascension of '-oat, country's national ensign. The throng then assembled in Newell' s Hall, iwbere apprpriat addresses were delivered delivered by J. Gill Spivey, Esqr., Hon. H. Backmaster, Jobs W. Day. and Dr. . B. Johnson. - we

Clipped from The Oskaloosa Independent01 May 1861, WedPage 3

The Oskaloosa Independent (Oskaloosa, Kansas)01 May 1861, WedPage 3
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  • Patriotic at Newell Hall

    EALeech – 07 Dec 2014

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