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About The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 11, 1924)
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BELOW BELIEVE IN ADEQUATE NATIONAL DEFENSE
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TO THE PEOPLE OF. SALEM:
Friday, September 12, 1924, has been designated as
TWonsn Tpst Dav'i hv the president of the United States and
by the governor of fcregon. ;
Tn conformity with that proclamation I have appointed a
rAnpraT committee to conduct Defense day exercises in the city
of , Salem. These exercises will consist of a parade through the
principal streets of 4he city -of Salem, forming at Marlon square
at 6:30 p. ffl., and With patriotic exercises at the armory at 8 p.m.
Th nollev of ; this nation is a pacific one. We have never
conducted a war of "aggrandisement or for purposes other than
national defense, sr the protection of down-trodden humanity.
To this fact, and to the additional fact that in a national emer
gency our people have never failed to put their united resources
behind the government, can be attributed the present position
of leadership of the United States In world affairs today. The
notinna nf tn wnrld look to us for the help and settlement of
their difficulties and for leadership In disarmament, and the
prevention of future wars.
Tn maintain iiilr nosition of Independence and leadership
adequate national fdefense and' an evidence of the united spirit
in behalf of our country and our government is neueiHmiy.
tn: thrpfnrp-i hfilievine that National Defense Test Day
will promote the cause of peace, assure the protection of our
homes and the integrity of our government, i, jonn u. uj.
mayor of Salem, declare Friday, Sept.-12. 1924. as Defense Day
in Salem, Oregon. C
t .innn all residents of this city to observe the day and
to participate in the parade and patriotic exercises in
ning. In order to: further this observance I appeal to all busl-
icss and professional men and e:ecntives of industrial plants o
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observe the hoursfrom 5 p. m. until midnight as a public
holiday. ja. - . .i t nipov
hi . Mayor of Salem.
OUR FIRST DEFENSE TEST SEPTEMBER 12, '24
It is the privilege of every American to take part in the
TXnfn-nnn. Toot Th fnllftW In if units of America's great citizen
army have been allotcd to Salem and will be raised in this
community should; an emergency ever arise.
Company f?162 Infantry, Capt. Paul Hendricks.
. Headquarters? Company, Coast Artillery, Capt. C. M. Irwin.
These units' will be assembled on September 12, 1924, at
armory, 6:30 p. m., and parade so the community may
visualize Ijts park in a national emergency; so our man power
will be familiar ith the plan, and so the natibn may know
Its defensive position. v i
Citizens desiring to take part in this our first Defense
Test will check the unit they will march with in the parade,
sign the slip and forward it to the committee. r , i
Fori National Defense
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