Fourth of July Celebration at Mona, Iowa!
FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION
GOOD SPEAKERS, GOOD MUSIC, GRAND
DISPLAY OF FIREWORKS, AND
EXCURSION TRAIN FROM WATERLOO
Invitations have been extended to the following named gentlemen; Hon. N. C. Deering, Hon. H. O. Pratt, J. L. Husted, Esq., Hon. T. M. Atherton, L. A. Cobb, Esq., Hon. Cyrus Foreman, G. W. Bennett, Esq., and L. A. Thomas, Esq.
will be delivered by Hon. Jno. S. Irgens, Secretary of State of Minnesota, in Scandinavian, and by Major Thos. Gibson, late of Gibson's Battalion, Sheridan's Cavalry, in English.
President of the Day- Stephen G. Frost, Mona, Ia.
Vice Presidents- Jerome McKinley, Mona, J. W. Mason, Mona. Christian Rustad, Mona, P. K. Everson, Mona, C. Kenyon, Mona, Toraten Reerson, Mona, Colin Gauld, Mona, Hans Anderson, Nevada, Minn., Cyrus Foreman, Osage, John Peshaak St. Ansgar, David West, Bartlett Station, Win Scott, Union township, J. C. Van Camp, Otranto, J. Decker, Mitchell Co., Thos. Irgens, Lyle, Minn., Holver Knudson, Lyle J. Bowers, Lyle, Orlando Wilder, Lyle, O. H. Brown, Lyle, Wilson Beach. Lyle.
Marshals- Capt. A. R. Jones, Iowa;
Capt. Wm. Stanley, Minnesota.
Chaplain- Nelson Wilder, Otranto, Ia.
Reader of the Declaration of Independence- Hon. J. W. Mason
Salutatory- Miss Gracie E. Warner.
EXERCISES OF THE DAY.
The procession will form at Lyle, Minn., at 10 o'clock, A. M., under direction of the Marshals, headed by the Union Cornet Band, march to Mona, where the citizens and visitors will form in procession and march through the principal streets to the speakers' stand.
Prayer by the Chaplain
Music by the Band.
Salutatory, by Miss Gracie Warner.
Reading the Declaration of Independence,
by Hon. J. W. Mason.
The "Star Spangled Banner." solo and chorus,
by the Union Glee Club.
Oration by Hon. Jno. S. Irgens.
Music by the Union Cornet Band.
Oration by Maj. T. Gibson.
Song by Union Glee Club.
Speeches by distinguished visitors.
Music by the Band
The Ku-Klux will form an interesting
feature of the celebration.
Sack races, foot races, wheelbarrow races, a greased pig and a greased pole for all, with other amusements to entertain the young people. Prizes given to the successful competitors.
The whole will conclude with a grand free dance, in a building forty by one hunderd and twenty feet, fitted up for this occasion.
A magnificent display of fireworks in the evening.