In connection with the raising of a new American Flag, presented to th? Mount Dewey school by the Mount Dev. - ey Welfare association, exorcises were held in the schol house Sunday aftrncon. A large number of residents of that section attended David Brown, president of the association, was the chairman. The principal speaker was Hon. John R. Farr. who had as his subject "The Flag." Mr. Farr gave an eloquent and inspir - inc patriotic address. Children of the school also took part, several giving declamations of 3 patriotic nature. Sam Bevan's qusrtet sang several numbers and Een Griffiths recited "The Flag" in a pleasing manner. The exercises were originally scheduled to be held in the open, but because o the inclement weather thc were held in the school house. The flag was raised following the exercises. Assisting the president in arrang ing the anair, were Joseph Jones Edward Nicholas, Thomas Ord, Mrs. Percy Banks and other members of the welfare association.