The Old Settlers' Picnic 8-4-1897

Old Settlers' Picnic.

On the Fair Grounds Tomorrow, Thursday.
General Invitation is Extended to All.
Originally Published in the Kendall County Record, August 4, 1897.
Edited and Compiled by Elmer Dickson.

Every one interested in the early settlers of Kendall County should make it their business to attend the annual picnic of the Old Settlers' Association on the Fair Grounds at Yorkville tomorrow, Thursday, August 5.

Come in the forenoon with your picnic dinners and enjoy the time on these beautiful grounds and be prepared for the afternoon program, which will interest, instruct and stimulate you to better things. Read the following program.

At 1:30 p.m. music by the Kendall Cornet Band.

Prayer by Reverend Henry Arlen of the NaAuSay Presbyterian Church.

Song by the choir, under the leadership of Captain F. M. Hobbs.

Congratulatory address by Supervisor N. P. Barnes of Bristol.

Song by the choir.

Address by Reverend W. H. Pierce of Plano.

Report of the Secretary, election of officers and take up a collection.

Singing by the choir.

Sketch of the early days in Kendall County, by the Honorable, George M. Hollenback, the first white child born in the county.

Song by the choir.

Short talks by old friends.

The Kendall Cornet Band will play several of its best pieces.

A baseball game between Yorkville and Bristol Station will be played on the grounds at the close of the exercises, about four o'clock.

Last Modified on 2012-12-21 05:11:43-0600 CST by Elmer Dickson