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US-FRANCE-3b - a of Is The convention opened this morning in...
a of Is The convention opened this morning in the Calais du Trora- dero At Its session which lasted two hours President !>oumergue surrounded surrounded by most of his cabinet, welcomed the American soldiers ha< k to France, Wartime friendships friendships and good will were voiced again in the message of President Coolidge and in the addresses of General John J Pershing. National National Commander Howard P. j Savage, Julian M Thomas, legion department commander of France and Sheldon Whltehouse. American American charge d'affaires I' ji r«<t< Whole Thing For Paris “(«aGrande Parade“ was the whole thing At h’ast one million Parisians were packed along the four mile line of march behind the bayonets of the Poilus, the w hite batons of the police and the sleek courser* of the mounted mounted Republican guard Rooms and windows everywhere everywhere along the route were filled with French fa<es As the American American Legion met, the women of the auxiliary started their convention in a similar spirit General Gouraud sjK»ke to them in behalf of the army and Andre Tardleu in behalf of the government government told the women how grateful grateful France still is to them not only for giving their men to France, hut also for the women’* work in the war and above all for the spiritual influence thcv exerted during the war. American American women, thru Mrs. Adalin (Continued On Page Two} a

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  1. The Jacksonville Daily Journal,
  2. 20 Sep 1927, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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