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Garden Grove Reunion, 1908

JACKSON, MCGINNIS, GOODSELL, AKES, BUFFUM, BARGER

Posted By: Sharon R Becker (email)
Date: 1/4/2017 at 12:59:33

The Leon Reporter
Leon, Decatur County, Iowa
Thursday, August 20, 1908, Page 1

The Garden Grove Reunion.

The Garden Grove reunion will be held on Thursday and Friday of this week, Thursday being Taft day and Friday being Bryan day. The speaker for Thrusday is W. M. Jackson, of Bedford, and on Friday Hon. V. R. McGinnis of this city. On Thursday Rev. Joe Goodsell is platform manager and C. M. Akes marshal, and on Friday Hugh Buffum is platform manager and B. D. Barger marshal. They have secured a number of good free attractions and there will be base ball games each day.

NOTE: Taft and Bryan day refers to the 1908 U.S. presidential election between William Howard Taft (R) and William Jennings Bryan (D) when incumbent President Theodore Roosevelt honored a promise to not seek a third term.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, December of 2016


 

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