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History of the Nebraska American Legion: The First Volume of a Historical ...
Frank Boyd O'Connell
No preview available - 2015
activities Adju Adjutant Ameri Anderson Arthur August 14 braska Carl caucus Chairman CHAPTER Charles Chas citizens Clark Clay Center Commander Cline Commander Ritchie Commander Simmons comrades constitution County Post December 15 delegates Department Commander duty Earl Edward English language Fairbury Frank Fred Fremont ganization George Grand Army Grand Island Harold Harry Hastings held Henry ization James January 15 Joe Delaney John Johnson jutant Kearney Legion of Nebraska legislation Lincoln Louis Maher mander McDermott meeting national convention Nebraska American Legion Nebraska City Nebraska Legion Nelson October 31 Officers Omaha organiza Organized April Organized August Organized December 15 Organized January 15 Organized June Organized November Organized October 31 Organized September 30 Paul Peter Keenan Plattsmouth representatives Resigned Robert G Scottsbluff selected September 30 served Smith T. J. McGuire tion Tukey units Walter Woman's Auxiliary world war veterans
Page 75 - War; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation; to combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and good will on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.
Page 103 - The English language is hereby declared to be the official language of this state, and all official proceedings, records and publications shall be in such language, and the common school branches shall be taught in said language in public, private, denominational and parochial schools.
Page 103 - Sec. 2. Languages, other than the English language, may be taught as languages only after a pupil shall have attained and successfully passed the eighth grade as evidenced by a certificate of graduation issued by the county superintendent of the county in which the child resides.
Page 103 - An Act Relating to the Teaching of Foreign Languages in the State of Nebraska," approved April 9, 1919, which follows: Section 1. No person, individually or as a teacher, shall, in any private, denominational, parochial or public school, teach any subject to any person in any language other than the English language.
Page 38 - Know all Men by these Presents: That we, the undersigned, a majority of whom are citizens and residents of the State of California, have this day voluntarily associated ourselves together for the purpose of forming a corporation under the laws of the State of California. And we hereby Certify, FIRST : That the name of said corporation...
Page 104 - It shall be unlawful for any organization, whether social, religious or commercial, to prohibit, forbid or discriminate against the use of the English language in any meeting, school or proceeding, and for any officer, director, member or person in authority in any organization to pass, promulgate, connive at, publish, enforce or attempt to enforce any such prohibition or discrimination.
Page 39 - The officers of the Association shall be a President, a First Vice President, a Second Vice President, a Secretary and a Treasurer.
Page 19 - Naval services of the United States of America in the great war, desiring to perpetuate the principles of Justice, Freedom, and Democracy for which we have fought, to inculcate the duty and obligation of the citizen to the state; to preserve the history and incidents of our participation in the war; and to cement the ties of comradeship formed in service, do propose to found and establish an association for the furtherance of the foregoing purposes.
Page 104 - Provided, that the provisions of this act shall not apply to schools held on Sunday or on some other day of the week which those having the care and custody of the pupils attending same conscientiously observe as the Sabbath, where the object and purpose of such schools is the giving of religious instruction, but shall apply to all other schools and to schools held at all other times. Provided that nothing in this act shall prohibit any person from teaching his own children in his own home any foreign...