Tag: VFW 518

  • VFW Post Auxiliary Stages Party for 16th Anniversary

    Camden Courier-Post – February 2, 1938 Parents of Three World War Heroes Honored by Women of Mathews-Purnell Unit Mrs. Kobus Lauds Civic Work of Organization Sixteen years ago the Ladies Auxiliary of the Mathews-Purnell Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, was instituted. Last night the "coming out party," as the occasion was described by Mrs. Mary…

  • Auxiliary of V.F.W. Schedules Banquet

    Auxiliary of V.F.W. Schedules Banquet

    Camden Courier-Post – February 1, 1938 Matthews-Purnell Post Group to Observe 16th Anniversary Tonight The Ladies Auxiliary of the Corporal Mathews-Purnell Post No. 518, Veterans of Foreign Wars, will observe its sixteenth anniversary tonight at 8.30 o’clock with a banquet in O’Donnell’s Restaurant and Cafe, Thirty-ninth and Federal Streets. More than 100 persons will attend.…

  • Elks to Observe Flag Day Tonight

    Camden Courier-Post – June 12, 1933 Uniformed Veterans to Join Lodge Members in Colorful Ceremonies Arrangements are completed for the Flag Day celebration to be held tonight by the Camden Elks Lodge Lodge at Seventh and Cooper Streets. The program will open at 7.30 p.m. Doors of the lodge room will be opened to the…

  • Flag Day Service Planned By Elks

    Camden Courier-Post – June 8, 1933 Elaborate Ceremonies Monday Night Will Be Open to Public An elaborate Flag Day celebration to be open to the public and broadcast over the radio is planned by Camden Elks for Monday night. Ceremonies will open at 7.30 p. m., in the lodge room, Seventh and Cooper Streets, with…

  • Trenton ‘Phantom’ Gains Verdict Over Local Italian for Third Straight Time

    Trenton ‘Phantom’ Gains Verdict Over Local Italian for Third Straight Time

    Camden Courier Post – September 19, 1928 By TOM RYAN Before one of the largest crowds that ever witnessed a boxing shot at the Convention Hall, Vincent Forgione, of Philadelphia. won the referee’s decision over Babe McCorgary, of Oklahoma, in the last-half of the double-windup of the all-star benefit, show staged last night by the…

  • Gorman Meets Test Against Joe Bashara

    Gorman Meets Test Against Joe Bashara

    Camden Courier-Post – September 12, 1928 Hard-Hitting Middleweights Meet in Prelim to Forgione-McGorgary Bout Tuesday Successful so far in a comeback campaign launched recently, Joe Bashara, hard-hitting middleweight from Baltimore, will stack up against a tough customer in one of the preliminary bouts at the all-star show arranged by the Matthew Purnell Post 518, Veterans…