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ARANHA-UN-5 - SS Friendship New York-Bound For More Grain...
SS Friendship New York-Bound For More Grain PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 1. «B-- Loaded with 208 carloads of grain and flour collected by the third final Friendship Train, the 10,000- ton Friendship, sailed on the first leg of its trip to LeHavre, where it will discharge its cargo for distribution to the hungry of France and Italy. More than 500 persons -gave ship a rousing sendoff yesterday s"? it sailed from Philadelphia with the grain and flour brought here three- sections of the third Friendship Friendship train which canvassed Mid- vestern and Southern states. The Friendship will pick up additional additional grain and flour at New York "before sailing on the final leg of its journey. It is expected to arrive in LeHarve in about two weeks. At services held in Independence Hall in connection with the Friendship Friendship Train and the departure of the vessel. Dr. Oswaldo Aranha of Brazil, president of the United Nations General Assembly said "Friendship Train is one · of the finest displays of spontaneous generosity generosity the world.has ever seen." He added "I tell you that the Friendship Train comes within the fall scope of the heat and spirit the charter of the United Nations. By your contributions to ' the Friendship Train you have been dealing on the level of people to people--from the heart of one people to the hearts of other Sen. Francis Myers CD-Pa) declared declared "we are witnessing End participating in an example of real charity, real brotherhood, true de-'among men--to sum it up a word it is religion in action."

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  1. The Corpus Christi Caller-Times,
  2. 01 Dec 1947, Mon,
  3. Page 5

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