MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM-1908
CLARK COUNTY HERALD
The time for honoring the men who offered their lives
on the altar of their country is nearly here and the patriotic
citizens of this community gladly join the surviving old soldiers in
the beautiful tribute to the dead soldiers. The program
arranged for the observance of the day is as follows.
All old soldiers are requested to meet at the G.A.R.
Hall at 10 o’clock Sunday, may 24, and march to the court room, to
hear the memorial sermon by rev. E.L. Pletcher.
Mrs. L.G. Archer, Mrs. Emma Lockard, Mrs. Emma German,
Mrs. J.K. Black and a committee from the Pocahontas council and
other whom they may select will take general charge of arranging the
flowers for decorating the graves and all ladies are requested to
assist them. Flowers should be sent to the city hall by
8 o’clock Monday, June 1 or notify the post commander by Saturday
Details of Comrades to decorate the graves in the
various cemeteries on June 1 are as follows.
Auburn—Amaziah Murphy, U.B. Church; William Lowe-Zion
Darwin—James Bohn, Anthony Fuller
Green Moss—Elisha Claypool
Hill—Jacob Fraker, James G. Snyder
Mitchell—William J. Goodrich, Jesse b. Norton
Zeigler—C. Zeigler, C. Ditzenberger
Livingston—Charles White, William A. Johnson
Services will be held in the Livingston church
Saturday, May 30, at 10 o’clock conducted by Rev. Mr. Owen.
Monday, June 1, at 10:30 am procession will form in
front of the city hall and March to the Catholic
Cemetery. At 2 PM services will be held in the opera