Bingham Flag post war ceremony, Dale Johnston
Machines removed to the city jail by four trusties included those of the nickel, dime and quarter types, police said. BINGHAM SETS FLAG RITES BINGHAM —With special ceremonies and victorious music by Bingham high school band, the Stars and Stripes flying from a V-J platform erected July 4, 1945, will be brought down Saturday at 7 p. m. On a 20s30-foot platform in the center of Bingham, the flag, with those of allied nations, has flown continuously aince July 4 awaiting complete victory before it was to be brought down. Special speakers at the happy ceremonies will include Atty. Gen. Grcver A. Giles, while David C. Lyon, bishop, Bingham L D S ward, offers a prayer for service men. The flag was erected by the Victory Flag society, headed by Charles (Chicago Charlie) Zahos, which group includes Joseph P. Scussell, Dale Johnston, Mrs. J, D. Knudsen, Mrs. Sadie Chefller and R. J. Contratto. They also have been responsible for getting monthly letters to all Bingham service men throughout World War II.