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 - this jpaca la being arranged near Ihe bridge...
this jpaca la being arranged near Ihe bridge and a tree ihuttle service Cm i will be provided to transport, persona who park their can. The tint event of (he day will be the placing of a. wreath on the Edwin L Drake Unlit Jos- of unit. a n ol Mead r ing early In the forenoon. The park program Is scheduled lo alart at 11 a. m., but shortly before that the 'TrucuJent Turi-'p." which nude a record non-Jtop f l l f h t from Penh. Australia, lumbua, Ohio, will fly over the park, accompanied by navy Jet j planes. This Is expected to be a spectacular event, Charlej B. Slegcer, chairman of tbe Drake Well adviiory board, vtill preside ever the park ex«rclies. Or. Paul H. Glddenj, curator, will. apeak briefly and Introduce ao:ne of the distinguished gueslr none of ^v-hom wil) ?poak. The address welcome will be given by Dr. S. Stevens, state hlaiarian. represent-' Ing Ihe common wealth. Mrs. F.I Wayne. Feaetmyer of Bradford.! present lo Ihe Museum, thei original Drake tools and she w i be- followed by the speaker of the day. Secretary of the Navy Francis' B. Matthews. At the conclusion 1 Ihe ftddress, Mr5, MarJe Drake Carver o( Nashua, N. H , ter of Colonel Drake, \v|]| press a button activating machinery In the replica that l iimulate puiupicg the of oil from the original will. Soon after the park program luncheon for 330, ir.cludlni; principally distinguished

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  1. The Oil City Derrick,
  2. 22 Aug 1949, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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