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 - NOVEMBER 9, 1936 TELEPHONE raw Burgess Ask for...
NOVEMBER 9, 1936 TELEPHONE raw Burgess Ask for Deeper Love to Stop All Wars direc be one | Rev. Joseph A. McDonald, rector Veterans of Country’s Conflicts Hold Armistice Day Service in Junior High School Drawing a verbal picture of the days of anxiety, uncertainty uncertainty and terror* during the World war, Burgess Jesse R. Evans in an address at the Ninth district, American Legion memorial exercises in Pottstown Junior High school yesterday afternoon, pleaded for a deeper love throughout the world to stamp out wars. Rain dw'arfed the attendance at the service, cutting it to about 200 persons, largely veterans and members members of their families. Harry J. Ginther, Amole post, opened the session and turned it over to Harold Reese, commander of the Ninth district, district, which comprises Bucks and Montgomery counties. The invocation was offered by the Irate High afternoon Education the North Saylor who ‘‘What Boys and the Way Importance." GIVE WORK Week to to be schools Education under nation today, yesterday of the of St. Aloysius Catholic church; the preamble to the Constitution was read by the Rev. Luther A. Krouse, pastor of Emmanuel Lutheran Lutheran church, and the benediction was pronounced by Rabbi Abraham H. Israelitan, Mercy and Truth synagog. A brief addre.ss of welcome welcome was given by Herbert Jones, commander of Amole post, and Robert Eppehimer recited "In Flander’s Fields." Two vocal numbers, ‘ The Unknown Unknown Soldier,” an adaption by Schubert, and “Roses of Plc- cardy” were sung by Mrs. Raymond Raymond J. Blefgen, accompanied by Mrs. Franklin P. Miller. Pottstown Male chorus, directed by William H. Shenton, sang ‘‘Bells of St. Mary" and “Keep the Home Fires Burning.” Several selections also were played by the orchestra of Pottstown Junior High school. A note of deep impressiveness was sounded on a soliloquy of the Unknown Soldier with Leroy I. Johnson In the role of the soldier. This was a plea for the government to “carry on" for the widows and orphans and the veterans maimed in the war. In addition to the participants there were seated on the stage Mrs. George A. Haas, president WilSOn of Amole past auxiliary; Mrs. Florence Florence Griffith, head of Funston camp auxiliary; Mrs. Sarah Vanish, president of the Veterans of Foreign Foreign Wars auxiliary; Christian H. Dorang, of Funston camp; Joseph Fight on AUTOIST HELD ON CHARGE OF TIPSY DRIVING a was and him The ■ lives who was bruises black| ened. ; was j who defense ; Ing i which arran«mK L^ern of Pottsloan post Veterans Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Mrs pointed out, parents and the and problems teacher observance night will be auditorium school. Arinand Mill Yesterday addition, activities The program. civic begin at Senior conducted with the of a Development Education.” by members MacFarland to Be Given Hearing Today; Car Damaged in Crash and Swan with I A rural motorist was arrested Saturday night on charges of tfrlv- U° Abel Frankenfleld. Lansdale, head j Ing while intoxicated after his car of the Legion auxiliary council. Reese said he believed if the American football field of today today could be replaced by a miniature battlefield, with opposing opposing forces on the two ends with shells screaming and the actors killed and wounded, every day would he an Armistice Day with a thanksgiving for peace. “People would want peace at any sacrifice Lf they saw war as it was,” he concluded. Burgess Evans said the “war to end wars apparently had not taught civilization it« lesson." Af i° ' frideswiped another machine South Pottstown. The accused driver was Wilson! „ , a McFarland, 47, Pottstown R. D. 1, ¡ Pottstown who was pronounced unfit to op erate an automobile by Dr. John B. Sherbon. McFarland was arrested by State Patrolman Adam Barron. Collegeville barracks, after the Chester county man's machine, struck the car of Francis McCaffrey, McCaffrey, Girard ville. McCaffrey, the patrolman said, ter brief reference to the fighting ^vellng Hanover street In South Pottstown short distance south of the In Europe, he said: "Thanks be to God, it has not come to America and pray God. may it never again come to America. “Yes, my friends, maybe what the world needs today is a little more love,” he w-ent on. “Not the emotional, passionate product we sometimes misname love, but a lit- (Continued on Page Five) NO REPLY RECEIVED With a special meeting of Borough a Schuylkill river bridge, when McFarland, McFarland, driving across the bridge, sideswiped the car. The Girardville Girardville man’s car had a damaged running running board and fender. No one was hurt. Patrolman Barron said McFarland McFarland would be given a hearing before before Justice of the Peace Ralph Ralston, South Pottstown, this morning. Can’t Find Brake previous the a far

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