|Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm
of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 4/1/1920.
The American Legion, as all ex-servicemen know, is an organization of
discharged soldiers for the promoting and furthering of the interests of
It is non-political and non-sectarian.
Rank has absolutely no place in the organization. The private
has the same standing as the General.
There were in West Virginia up to March 15, 91 Posts. Calhoun
county will make 92.
Nearly every county has one or more posts. So far we have been
We now have a temporary Charter, issued on application of 15 ex-service
men, and a meeting will be held in the Court House, Friday night April
2, at 8 o'clock, for the purpose of electing officers and making application
for a Permanent Charter.
All ex-service men are requested to be present and assist us in making
this organization. Let's have for our slogan "Every Soldier
in the County a Member" till we have 100 percent enrollment.
Now don't leave this up to "the other fellow." It will take everybody
to make it a success.
Calhoun county is way behind so far in this (illegible), but let's come
to the front with a record speed in "getting away." Don't forget
the day and hour is Friday night, April 2, at 8 o'clock.