1950 Jun 30 Bill Korneisel -July 4 celebration-Boy scouts pledge of allegiance-28 historic documents shown

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 - Ceremony Wil Be Conducted on July Fourth...
Ceremony Wil Be Conducted on July Fourth Official presentation of a "Fredom shrine" by the Colton Exchange club, with the unveiling of the replicas of the historic documents documents which are to become a part of the patriotic archives of the municipality, will be made on Independence day, July 4, it was announced yesterday by Bill Kor-neisel, Kor-neisel, Kor-neisel, club president. Mayor Charles C. Watson will accept the shrine on behalf of the city at an appropriate ceremony at 1 p.m. at the bandstand in Fleming parU. Dr. John L. Lounsbury, presi- presi- -i -i i -t -t r n i: tr-ii tr-ii tr-ii .mm oi nan ocrnaruino vaiu-y vaiu-y vaiu-y l ollege, will deliver the dedicatory awuiens, uaui& aa wn iiit-uie, iiit-uie, iiit-uie, iiie Meaning of Freedom." WILL OPEN SERVICE The dedicatory service will open with the invocation by the Rev. William A. Jennings, pastor of Jewell Memorial Methodist church. This will be followed by the pledge of allegiance to the flag, led by Boy Scouts. The entire assembly will remain standing to join in singing "America," led by Nathaniel Nathaniel K. Helman and accompanied accompanied by Mrs. Gertrude M. Engel at the piano. The 28 historic documents com posing the Freedom shrine, each on non-warping, non-warping, non-warping, composition board and protected by transparent, non-breakable non-breakable non-breakable plastic with beveled, gilt edges, will he mounted on easels and will he draped until they are unveiled by President Korneisel at the. moment of presentation presentation to Mayor Watson. All Colton veterans posts and auxiliaries, civic services and patriotic groups have been invited to participate in the service at Fleming park. Arrangements for the dedicatory dedicatory service are in the hands of the following club committees: publicity, Jack F.rlich and Robert Jtession; decorations, Archie De La Vergne and Roy Peterson; creetings, Morris Olsen and Charles Clark. Concluding number of the pre sentation ceremony will be the Ringing of the national anthem by Ihe entire assemblage, with Mrs. L'ngel accompanying at the piano. Purchase of the Freedom shrine .was financed by the Kxchange club largely through a successful bcrap metal drive last April. DOCUMENTS LISTED and! Historic documents included are: Declaration of Independence, engrossed engrossed copy; Bill of Rights; Dec- Dec- laration of Independence, Thomas! Jefferson's rough draft; Benjamin Franklin's epitaph; Patrick Hen-! Hen-! Hen-! 3 ry's instructions to George Rogers Clark; John Paul Jones letter to Governor Morris; Washington's last official letter; deposition of Deborah Gannett; treaty of Paris. 178.1; Washington's copy of the Constitution; Northwest ordinance; ordinance; Washington's first inaugural address; Francis Scott Key's "Star Spangled Banner;" Andrew Jackson's Jackson's letter describing the battle of New Orleans; log of the U. S. frigate Constitution (Old Ironsides); Ironsides); Monroe Doctrine; Lincoln's own Gettysburg address; Emancipation Emancipation proclamation. Thirteenth amendment (abolishing (abolishing slavery); Lee's letter accepting accepting the presidency of Washington college; Theodore Roosevelt's letter letter on Cuba; Nineteenth amendment amendment (woman's suffrage); agreement agreement for the invasion of western Europe; selection of General Eis enhower as Supreme commander of "Overlord"; lien. Anthony C. lleAuliffe's Christinas message; r . . . r i..- i..- Gorman instrument, oi .vummii, World war II; instrument of surrender surrender of Japan in the Pacific, World war II; I'nited Nations charter.

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  1. The San Bernardino County Sun,
  2. 30 Jun 1950, Fri,
  3. Page 21

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