Memorial Park Exercises 1947
Towh- -l-1 yester- per- par- at of Pres- of of atfteo Kowaleskl. Stanley KovaL Ed- re-. 3 ' 5C3 Attend Memorial ' V Excrcisjes at Park Approximately 550 " persons at tended the annual' Memorial Day exercises at the. Honor Roll Park yosieraay v morning. j uaviu - u. Davis, member of Franklin Hose company, was master - of 'cere monies. Program: national an them, Edwardsville High School Band under direction of J. , J. Rodski; chairman ddress, David ju uavis: invocation. kv. a.' j. Thomas, castor of Inimanuel Ban- ttst Church ; Gettysburg Address, i nomas iwoseiey, student of the high school; calling roll ' of the dead. Thomas Douehton. chanlain of Edwardsville Post, 797, Ameri can j-egion; selection, High school Band; address "Preservation ; of Democracy in a Chaotic Postwar worioy;. Attorney Y. R. Edwards, who served in the Air Corps during i World War 2: salute tn the dead, 'representatives of the American Lesion. AMVETS . and VFW; firing squad," commanded by Peter Konon; benediction. - Rev. Stanley - HaczyinskL ' pastor of Polish National Church, -i Following? vounsr men ' of the oorougn maae the - supreme sacri- nce auring world wars a ana z: World War lr John Bedrovitz. Leslie - James! John Sllfkn. Rich ard Thomas, Edward L. Williams, Louis' Dempski, Stanley Shedorek, John Laboda, William Thomas and Anthony "Chickheadn World war xt jonn jaaiaan. jr.. Aiired Chosempa, John Chrotowski, 'Michael Ford Davis, Stanley W. uuaecK, Aioerc . aoiny, jonn nu- uuu, ; .una. jveiiy, ueur(. rueiiy, John, N. Kolinchock, Andrew is-onncnocK, uenjamin lvotarsiu, Stanley Kuru.Ky. jonn Kowaiski, ward McDermott, Michael Mas- lowskL -. Stanley B. Oberts. Rav- mond Orloski. Edison C. Phillips. Andrew Polinski, Joseph - Puk reiet i. seman, Benjamin stanke-wlcz, Joseph Straugauska, Anthony R. Tamulevltch. Daniel D. Thomas. Albert Trotsky, Leo P. Vrotkosky, Thomas wnae, -, t.mmet ...woue, stepnen . xatsxo, wuuam xana-shunas and Henry Zlelen. Representatives of the American Legion, AMVETS, VFW, Boy scouts, uiri scows, jrranKiin, uoi- umoia ana wooawara Hiu Hose Companies, , Ladles Auxiliary of Izations; High School Band. State police; . local police, Gold Star Mothers and school children par- tlclpated In the parade, which pre ceded the program' to the Honor Roll Park,' Fire Chief Hugh Jones was the grand marshal.. His aids were Everett - Williams, Lewis Dukas and Alfred Aubrey. '