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[St. Louis Star-Times, March 13, 1941]

TNT Plant Site Protest Meeting

            Farmers who met in the Evangelical Church hall at Weldon Springs last night to protest the government’s action in dropping options to buy land for the site of the TNT plant site.

            Fred Hollenbeck, superintendent of schools of Consolidated District No. 2, who spoke and acted as chairman of the meeting.

            Andrew Mergenthal, 75-year-old property owner, left, signing the petition which will be sent to President Roosevelt asking him to countermand the order. Morris M. Muschany, right, is circulating the petition. (Star-Times Photos.)