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12/26/30Fischer - CHIMES GIVEN TO •, SI JAMES CHURCH By way of a...
CHIMES GIVEN TO •, SI JAMES CHURCH By way of a ChHstmas gift, the Sit. James Lutheran church, Rev. F. Fleglef, pastor, was the recipient of a twenty note set of cathedral chimes, presented by Mrs. -Thaddeus Wetaler and Mrs. Arthur' Winter of this city, in memory of katheritte" Fischer who died on Sept. id, 162£F. The chimes were obtained through the Winter Music-house. The contract contract was given to the Moller Organ company which concern manufactured the chime action *nd made the installation. installation. It is a perfect piece of workniahship. The matter was kept quiet, not many of the members knowing of the installation. On Christmas morning at the early service at 7 o'clock when' the congregation was about finishing its morning hour of devotion devotion the chimes Were played during the offertory. They came as a complete complete surprise to the members at worship. worship. ' At the close Pastor Flegler explained >;to the audience that the chimes came f to 1 -the St. James congregation as a Christmas gift, made possible by the -above .mentioned benefactors. The organist, Carl Fischer, delighted the church visitors with additional chime music linger, Wetpler family at worship. •which caused the people to extending appreciation to the

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  1. Altoona Mirror,
  2. 26 Dec 1930, Fri,
  3. Page 19

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