• Tags: Religion
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Packer writes about the Lutheran church removing its American flag, the possible perps, and the community reactions.
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Wattonville informs on German-language use over telephone and in religious services.
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Lutheran pastor offers qualified support, noting that it was only "old custom" which kept him teaching younger children in German, although they understand English much better. He does ask for concessions in terms of elderly German-language speakers.
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Chairman of local War Council sees local reverend. Reverend asks for German-language concessions, as they've been given them in Fort Dodge. Chairman thinks "no," but writes Governor regardless, remarking in space on loyalty of Farnhamville Germans…
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City Marshal writes of Germans disregarding Babel and threatens potential violence
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Lutheran pastor asks for concession, citing the local Swedish church which is conducting worship in Swedish without molestation, apparently.
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Local wondering whether German communities can again preach in German, as war recently over.
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Governor Harding issues resolution proclaiming English the sole acceptable language for use in public in Iowa. Public, namely, meaning also church and educational services.
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