Thomas P Munnell 97th b'day 8 July 1932

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Thomas P Munnell 97th b'day  8 July 1932 - of In tho Mercer Veteran, Thomas P, Munnell,...
of In tho Mercer Veteran, Thomas P, Munnell, Has DTtiiBrthday alt by devoted and friends, thorrtns P, Munttelt, CtVIl War veteran/ Celebrated hla S?th j birthday today. Me Was In unusual j health for orio of his advanced years , and in firto sntrHs, enjoying the vis- Its from neighbors and friends, and took keen delight In receiving tho mitrterdus birthday ehrds and greetings greetings which \verc received through tho malts throughout the day. Tho feature 6t the day was the picnic picnic dinner held at Mckces Place, which Is not far removed from the scenes of many years of his actives life. His children, grandchildren and other relatives were present to assist assist him In celebrating the day. Mr. Munnctl retains all his faculties faculties and greatly enjoys tho visits of friends, and is an engaging: conversationalist. conversationalist. Ho delights In relating army experiences with his few remaining remaining comrades of tho Great Conflict Conflict Mr. Munnell has boon carried as "killed in action" in ono history of Pennsylvania soldiers, which has afforded afforded him a great deal of amusement amusement and no attempt has over been made to have the error corrected, but among his prized possessions Is r.n honorable discharge from the service of his country. In Mercer Mr. Munnell has but two surviving comrades, A. M. Claw- stm dftd QcoPge $. tfftmiitoft. ife greatly efijoys $6ciaf gatherings nnti w<w one 6f the vetcfans present at tho aftntiat tilneoltt Day banquet Rlv- oh by Mefoof Camp Sohfl ot Veteicans fthd Morcor Tent EJiuighlera ot Vet- orrms, with veterans M tholf honor guests, and gave an Interesting nc- connl of his war experlncos and us being left on the battle field after being severely wounded, which resulted resulted in his being reported ns killed !h action. Ito took part In the Memorial Memorial Day celebratlbn, riding in an automobile with his comrades. Ten years ago Mr, MHmnell sustained sustained ft fracture of tho hip, which has made him a cripple and but for this lie would still bo quite active. Ho Is a great reader, and consumes the contents of a morning and oven- Ing paper each day, and Is fully acquainted acquainted with all topics of the day. tfor several years ho has made his homo with his daughter, Mrs. Frank IJodds, and husband, East Butler street, who make tho sunset of life n. pleasant ono for him and ho Is surrounded surrounded by every comfort. Tho Record-Argus joins with A host of friends In extending felicitations felicitations and the hopo that ho may bo spared to celebrate his century natnl day. STARLING CAStJAT/ril!S HOD Tho war against tho English starling starling was continued on Wednesday night, and as a result it Is figured that more than 800 of tho feathered posts woro slain. Members of thn Stato Police, Sheriff Frank Fair, Chief Leonard Kingcr, County Gamu Protector O. A. Porschka, and

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  1. The Record-Argus,
  2. 08 Jul 1932, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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  • Thomas P Munnell 97th b'day 8 July 1932

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