54th Labor Day Celebration
September 1 – September 2, 1940
Court House, Mt. Carmel, Ill
Sunday – September 1, 1940
3:00 PM
Welcome Louis Austin
Master of Ceremonies
Vice President UMWA District 11
3:10 PM
Sacred Services Reverend W. L. Showers of Mt. Carmel, IL.
4:00 PM
Special Music Todrank Quartet of Holland, IN
Calvary Jubilee Singers
4:30 PM
Sacred Services Reverend Father, Joseph L. Voli
5:30 PM
Sermon Reverend, H. M. McDonough of Mt. Carmel, IL.
6:30 PM
Amateur Talent Contest
Monday – September 2, 1940
10:00 AM
Parade Henry J. Fritz
Chief Parade Marshall
11:00 AM
Welcome Mayor Charles A. Martin 0f Mt. Carmel, IL.
11:15 AM
Speaker Oscar D. Brissenden of Illinois Farm Bureau
11:45 AM
Free Acts Bud Yoder & Ozark Mountaineers
12:30 PM
Band Concert
1:00 PM
Speaker Gerald W. Landis, Indiana 7th District Congressman
1:45 PM
Free Acts Great Courtney (juggling & comedy act) /Reihl Duo (gymnasts) Beverly Sisters (dancing)
2:30 PM
Speaker Sherman Minton, US Senator from Indiana
3:15 PM
Balloon Ascension
3:45 PM
Parachutist Ray Porter
4:00 PM
Free Acts Flying Sullivans, Jack Savant formerly of Major Bowes unit
5:00 PM
Youth & Beauty Revue Sidney Belmont’s Shows
Sponsored by The Labor Day Association


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