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St. Paul's German Evangelical-Lutheran Church, in accordance with the proclamation of Governor W.L. Harding, which forbids the use of all foreign languages in public assemblies, has completely done away with the German language in church, as Pastor…
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Nashua mayor reluctantly forwards request from local German preacher regarding concessions for preaching.
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Apostolic elders note church's longtime dependence on German, their loyalty, and opposition to any upcoming language legislation, noting as well their independence from Amish and Mennonite communities.
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Preacher notes touching story of older monolingual German who would rather die than have no service in German, as he could not understand the English.
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Group of pastors asks for concessions for monolingual parishoners.
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Otherwise compliant minister wonders about potential temporary exemptions.
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