LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
May 19, 1903


With more than 40,000 additional new graves to garland with flowers the
Posts throughout the country will gather at the graves of their comrades as
at an alter and refresh and renew the memories of the past as ordered by the
National Department of the Grand Army of the Republic. Memorial services
will be held at the Opera House Sunday morning, May 24, at 10:30 o’clock,
the Rev. L. G. Kent, officiating.

A cordial invitation is extended to all to attend. Memorial Day will be
observed as usual and Saturday, May 30, the Post, Womens Relief Corps, and
citizens will form on Sixth and Main street at 9 o’ clock a.m. and proceed
to the cemetery where the Decoration day services will be held.

The W.R.C. will furnish dinner at the G.A.R. hall from 12 to 2 p.m.

In the evening at the Opera House is patriotic play, entitled the “Spy of
Gettysburg” will be presented by local talent.



~Submitted for posting by volunteer, Linda Ziemann