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 - Adams held principal picnic ATTEND PICNIC, HEAR...
Adams held principal picnic ATTEND PICNIC, HEAR SPEAKERS Congressman Haines Emphasizes Strides . J ,, U . "New Deal." t h e SHEELY, COLGAN, RICE ALSO SPEAK With approximately 1,000 persons m attendance, a picnic was held at Myers' grove, near Bonneauville, Saturday afternoon end evening by the Mt. Pleasant township democratic club,--of--vfhiclv -Louis W. Wagaman, clerk to the county commissioners, is president. After a supper of chic!:en soup and sandwiches, a program of speakin;; was given. Mr. Wagaman ,, introduced Associate L'Om- F. X. Colgan, McSherrys- tcwn. chairman of the Adams county democratic committee, whc spoke and introduced the other speakers. "Sweeping Victory" In his opening remarks, Mr. Colgan stressed the "strong" state and TIM tickcts the democrats have -li this year, and predicted 'a sweeping victory" for democracy ments well last well corps Pennsylvania in the November election. W. Clarence Sheely. Esq.. of Gettysburg, then outlined the records and qualifications of Dr. H. M Hartman, member of the general assembly, and Congressman Harry L. Haines, and urged their re-election. State Senator John S. Rice, of Biglerville, spoke of various members of the state ticket, pointing was to the qualifications of s'day-fGeerge-H. Earler-demeei-atie-candi- date for governor, who, the speaker said, was anxious only "to clean up the mess at Harrisburg." Stresses New Deal Congressman Haines, the principal speaker, told about the workings of the strides made "new deal" and the by the nation since President Roosevelt took office. He urged the election of democratic nominees so that "this fonvard movement may be continued." Mr. Wagaman today said the proceeds of the picnic amounted to $279.97. The first candidate for a county office in next year's election made his appearance at the picnic. He is Harry S. Thomas, of Latimore township, who was defeated in the 1931 primary for the democratic nomination for sheriff. Mr. Thomas began circulating his cards at the picnic. County wreckage spectograoh. metal feet

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  1. The Gettysburg Times,
  2. 30 Jul 1934, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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