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 - 50,000-strong Stone To Honor Unknown Dead of...
50,000-strong Stone To Honor Unknown Dead of 1864 Rail Tragedy Rite in St. Mary Cemetery To Recall Wreck Killing 35 Soldiers Near Here. Tribute will be paid to 10 unknown Union soldiers of the Civil war in ceremonies here Sunday at 11 a. m. in St. Mary cemetery. A stone erected in their memory will be. unveiled on the 88th year after the train wreck that killed them near Crane Station. In the unveiling ceremony at which Mrs. Margaret Horn, past state president of the auxiliary to the Sons of Union Veterans, will preside, Frank O'Brien, Shadeland, will sing the Star Spangled Banner ; Mrs. Emma Stuart Finch, past national president of the auxiliary, of Indianapolis, will give the address; Mrs. Mildred Kantz and Miss Gloria Roberts will offer the Battle Hymn of the Republic; Troop 26 Boy Scouts led by Gordon Eberle will give the pledge to the flag; L. S. Isaacs, Conners-ville, chaplain of the ' Sons of Union Veterans will give the invocation; a quartet of Robert Andrews, Joseph Kelley, James Jew-ett and Francis Higgins will sing America the Beautiful; and the unveiling service will have as participants Msgr. Emil A. Schweier of St. Mary cathedral, Mrs. Mary Carr Brown state auxiliary chaplain, Jon Keen, Lynn Lambuth, Mary Kay Allen, Gloria Roberts singing the Lord's Prayer as a benediction, an American Legion firing squad and taps sounded by Continued on Page 8 to

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  1. Journal and Courier,
  2. 15 Aug 1952, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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