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RED - MEN'S PICNIC AT MARSHFIELD IS LARGELY ATTENDED Thousands Participate In Festivities Provided By Citizens Who Extended Invitation To Hold Pow - Wow Iter. MEMBERS OF IROQUOIS AND KIOWA TRIBES GIVE DRILL Great Protres& In Scalping of Pale Faces Ik Recorded In Reports Indicating Growth of Order In SoutLwest. Surpassing the expectations of lodge members, the Rod Men picnic given yesterday at Marsbfield waa one of the biageat affairs ever witnessed there. Thousands of people thronged the picnic grounds all day and participated ln the Joyful fnstlyitles that had been plnned by the citlsens of the town who . . , . . . . . extended the Invitation to tie fraternal order to hold It pow - wow there. Tb members of Iroquois and K)wa!'," .. ... . , . , . ,, . i tribes of th order in Springfield trailed to the Marshfleld hunting ground In full force, accompanied by their fuinlllea snd friends. Ths braves, headed by Hoover's band, gave an exhibition drill on the public square at I o clock yea terday morning snd then marched to I the Frisco station where they captured I a special train The line of coaches was dec. rated with old Olory one of the I emhl. - ma of the order - aud the crowd climbed aboard. I Met by 800 Warrior. Arriving In Marshflold one hour later, the I. raves wens mat by JoO warriors cuinpoeing - the Nlangua tribe of Marsh - field and the Cheyfutn tribe of Con way and an assemblage of about t.OOO patriotic citlsens. The Marshfleld ban.l 1 led a uainde to lb public squat, where a big exhibition drill waa given by th denes staffs of Nlsyigua, Cheyenne. Kiowa and Iroquois tribes. The parade was elaborate In every detail and floats, automobiles and bicycle were gaily duo - orated for the occasion. Hoover s bsnd led lb second section of the caravan. At l o'clock In the afternoon the chiefs retired (o the wigwam of tRe Nl - h n una tribe, where buslneas of the Southwest Missouri district, niproverl wruer 01 it.u ,hmi rhvuhumi, transact!.' w. a. i nryan. i - iiiir " temporary cnairman, raiiea irie meeting fo njeY. Fred Alaup, alao of Springfield, waa chosen recording - secretary. (Ireat Senior Sagamore Thomas A. Wilds'" of Islington was presenl at th session, and Imparted words of wisdom to trie i rueiiaina ot nia rsrvu'm. mr i ilrest Sachem C K. McCartney rind Past Oreat Sachem Charles Oresn, both of rtpilngflrld, also gave enthusiastic addressee. Tribe Show Big Growth. Ths representative from all tribes re ported excellent prngreaa in the growth f their tribes ami were overjoyed at their Sdrresa In scalping palefaces A unanimous vote waa taken to hold ths next quarterly meeting of Ihe Hed, .Men's sksiu latlon In Hprlngfleia. The Springfield delegation arrived hmnr on a eiiecial train at 7 o clork last evening. The members of the - ue proruse in tneir cornpiiineni rr ihe entertainment features afforded by ,Marshflled I I i i I

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  1. The Springfield News-Leader,
  2. 05 Jul 1916, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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