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SUMMARY NEWSREEL: (1) Under the Terre Haute, Indiana chapter of the Knights of Columbus, a mansion is turned into a boys' home. Services are held by Rev. Francis T. Jansen and the Right Rev. Joseph Chartrand; Indiana State Deputy Joseph M. Nurre with the baseball given him by Babe Ruth. (2) Elihu Root; Sec. of State Charles F. Hughes; and Senators Henry Cabot Lodge and Oscar W. Underwood pose. "Pres. and Mrs. Harding meet two thousand postmasters," Sir Harry Lauder Visits Sing Sing. (3) Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard William J. Simmons appears before a Congressional Committee. (4) Shot of "Fightin'" John McGraw and his baseball team the New York Giants. (5) Mayor John F. Hylan unveil a bust of Columbus at a honorary celebration. (6) The U.S. representative in the Halifax race, schooner "Elsie" and Capt. Marty Welch, are shown sailing off Gloucester, Massachusetts. (7) "Graphic pictures of the Great Famine in Soviet Russia," Shows victims in Kasan and "children dying of starvation in their mothers' arms." The American Relief Administration assists: children are observed by relief experts Dr. Vernon Lyman Kellogg and Elmer Burland. (8) Gen. John Joseph Pershing lays a Congressional Medal of Honor on the Poilu's grave at the Arc de Triomphe; American soldiers march through Paris in tribute. At Coblenz, Germany, Gen. Pershing meets Allied Commanders on the Rhine; American forces pass in review.CREATED BYAmerican Film Institute SUBJECTS Foster home care Knights and knighthood Medals Sailing ships Yacht racing Germany (Europe) nation FOR MORE INFORMATION ; 88968
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