Plans com­plete for Salem cel­e­bra­tion

Out­stand­ing speak­ers, mu­si­cians and youth or­ga­ni­za­tions to have part in all-day July 4 pro­gram

The Covington News - - THE WIRE -

Hav­ing stood through three pre­vi­ous wars since its found­ing more than one hun­dred years ago, Salem Camp Ground will again serve as a meet­ing place dur­ing time of stress when hun­dreds of cit­i­zens gather there on July 4th for an in­spir­ing July 4th cel­e­bra­tion.

With an all-day pro­gram de­sign for en­ter­tain­ment as well as in­spi­ra­tion the July 4th meet­ing is ex­pected to at­tract larger crowds than ever be­fore. Due to the rub­ber con­ser­va­tion pro­gram and gaso­line ra­tioning it is ex­pected that fam­i­lies who in pre­vi­ous years have made - In­de­pen­dence Day cel­e­bra­tion.

An out­stand­ing pro­gram has been planned by the Com­mit­tee with such force­ful speak­ers as Tom Lin­der, Dr. Louie D. New­ton, prom­i­nent At­lanta min­is­ter. The em­pha­sis in the pro­gram this year is on youth and mem­bers of Boy Scout, Girl Scout and 4-H Club units will have a prom­i­nent part on the pro­gram. The 125-piece Girls Mil­i­tary Band will be the high­light of the mu­si­cal pro­gram, while State Guard Units will ad

The pro­gram will get un­der­way at 10 a.m. with an - er­na­cle with Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, tak­ing part along with State Guard Units. This will be fol­lowed by a con­cert by the Girls Mil­i­tary Band while the Taberna

the Boy Scouts who will present a brief pro­gram de­pict­ing their aims and ob­jec­tives. 4-H Club mem­bers will then have a part on the pro­gram, af­ter which the Girl’s Band will give a brief con­cert. This will be fol­lowed by group singing.

Ma­jor R.J. Guinn, pres­i­dent of the Camp Ground As­so­ci­a­tion, will then deliver a short talk on Salem Camp, af­ter which he will in­tro­duce the prin­ci­pal speaker of the morn­ing, Dr. Louis D. New­ton. Dr. New­ton is no stranger to Salem au­di­ences hav­ing taken ac­tive part in ac­tiv­i­ties there for a num­ber of years. Group singing will fol­low his ad­dress, bring­ing the morn­ing part to a close.

Ar­range­ments have been made by the Com­mit­tee in charge of the Cel­e­bra­tion for an old-fash­ioned bar­be­cue to be served dur­ing the noon hour right on the grounds at nom­i­nal cost.

Thye af­ter­noon’s ac­tiv­i­ties will open with a mil­i­tary drill by State Guard Units and mu­si­cal num­bers by the Girl’s Band. This will be fol­lowed by sev­eral se­lec­tions by the New­ton County Singing Con­ven­tion.

The speaker for the af­ter­noon, Tom Lin­der, Com­mis­sioner of Agri­cul­ture, will then be in­tro­duced. Mr. Lin­der will speak on “Prob­lems Af­fect­ing the Ge­or­gia Farm­ers.”

In re­cent months Mr. Lin­der has at­tracted na­tion-wide - ers. On sev­eral oc­ca­sions he has ap­peared be­fore the Congress of the United States in an ef­fort to ob­tain true par­ity for farm crops.

His many years of ex­pe­ri­ence as Agri­cul­ture Com­mis­sioner and his years of ex­pe­ri­ence as a prac­ti­cal farmer - fronting the farmer dur­ing the present world cri­sis.

Mr. Lin­der’s talk will be fol­lowed by some more songs by the singers af­ter which a re­treat cer­e­mony will be held and the day’s cel­e­bra­tion brought to a close.

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