This article was in The Evening Missourian Columbia, Missouri, Tuesday Evening, October 14, 1919 ***************** DECORATE 4 GRAVES Daughters of 1812 Show Honor to Memory of Dead War Veterans. The graves of Captain John. Bed ford Royall, Austin Bradford, James McConathy and Fleetwood Herndon, veterans of the war of 1812 buried in Columbia Cemetery were decorated Sunday afternoon by the members of the Thomas Fristoe chapter of the Daughters of 1812. Mrs C. B. Sebastian, sang "My Country 'Tis of Thee" and Mrs. J. H. Laughlln, president of the organization, made a short talk. The ritual of the Daughters of 1812 was read by the Rev. S. F. Taylor and .Mrs. G. A. Bradford gave the military record of each soldier and read a short sketch of their lives. N. T. Gentry talked on the lives and service of the men. Irving Switzler, a grandson, placed the marker and flag and strewed the flowers over the grave of Captain John Bedford Royell of Virginia. The next grave to be decorated was that of Austin Bradford of Georgetown, Ky. Dr. G. A. Pradford, a grandson, placed the marker; Berenice McAllister, a great granddaughter, arranged the flag, and Virginia McAllister and Estelle Bradford, irreat grandchildren, strewed the flowers. The grave of James McConathy of Louden County, Va., was decorated by bis great granddaughters, Dorothy and Allleen Mantz and Berynice and Virginia McAllister. The last grave tot be decorated was that of Fleetwood Herndon of , Va. Will Guitar, his grand son placed the marker; Herndon Guitar, a great grandson and namessake, arranged the flag, and Harriet Guitar strewed the flowers. The "Star Spangled Banner" was sung by the entire assembly, after which taps was sounded.