22 Aug, 1897

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I : " I I II f 1 lllfllll n I 111 T T . . " " : . iieumon acpicraocr 11 ai I . THE COMMITTEES APPOINTED. Grand Occasion Slapped Far "Johnny Reb." WILL nGHT THEIR BATTLES OVER The Committee of ex-Confederate ex-Confederate ex-Confederate Soldiers Soldiers of Louisville and Jefferson County, appointed to arrange for their grand reunion, reunion, held a meeting- meeting- yesterday and fin ished preliminary arrangements. Tbe reunion will take place at Western; Park, at the foot of Chestnut street. 8at- 8at- urday. September U.. beginning- beginning- at o'clock In ' the"1 mornlnr and lastinx through tbe day. The' Board of Park Commlsrloners have tendered the use of the park that day, with the usual restrictions. restrictions. Tbe affair is to be a basket picnic. after the manner of tbe "olden days, and In memory of the "old South" and the cause which, though tost In war. yet lingers In memory. , It Is to be ' con ducted, controlled and participated In by tbe ex-Confederate ex-Confederate ex-Confederate soldiers, their wives, widows, parents, children, grand children, brothers, sisters and all others who may be connected with them by ties of blood and affection. All are requested toTom and bring baskets well suppUed for the entertain ment of those who may come from a distance. distance. The day will be given over wholly to pleasure. Nothing win be allowed on the ground for sale or subscription. An old-fashioned old-fashioned old-fashioned string; band will furnish music for the benefit of tbe "young folks." and a chorus of Southern colored minstrels will sing- sing- the melodies of the South for the delectation of all. Those who attend should take the taxs on Market street going- going- west, set off at the loop at the end of the line and walk to tbe shade treee sooth three squares. The fare to five cents each way. The following well-known well-known well-known people have been "detailed to act f tbe place assigned assigned them on that day and full Instructions Instructions nave been given as to their duties. ' Messrs. W.

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 22 Aug 1897, Sun,
  3. Page 10

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