Manchester, Delaware Co., Iowa
Thursday, August 15, 1918
Page Two, Column I
MRS. J. H. SMITH
~~ Glen Dodge and Emerson Hyde were at Dubuque last week for the
purpose of enlisting in the navy. Having passed there, they will
go to Des Moines this week for the second examination. If
successful they will go at once into training at the Great Lakes
naval station. Success and a safe return to the boys.
~~ Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Kirschbaum recently received a letter and
photograph from their son, Matt, who has been in France for some
~~ Relatives at Osterdock have been notified that Aug. Kurke has
been wounded in action.
~~Fred Hyde wrote his mother from Omaha last week, saying that he
was en-route to California for training. He recently enlisted in
the navy at Murdo, N.D.
~~ Lawrence Powell went to Dubuque Tuesday to enlist in the
marine corps. He was found a few pounds under weight, but was
requested to return for another examination August 15th.
~~ Clark Wilson, who was in charge of the manual training
department in the consolidated schools here, has enter the
service and is now in the officers' training quarters of Camp
~~ Herbert Douglas, who enlisted at Dubuque, is now stationed at
Jefferson Barracks, Mo., as an auto driver in the Signal