By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now On Nov. 11, 1918, Armistice Day, Burrton townsfolk went to John Schrag’s house, asking him to carry the American flag at the front of their parade. Schrag refused. “Then the American flag dropped to the ground,” said Abby Koontz, 12. The people were mad and wanted to lynch Schrag. Tom Roberts, head of the Anti-Horse Thief Association, said they’d hang
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