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MRS. HORACE JOHNSON GETS LETTER FROM BROTHER published Hector Mirror July 4, 1918

Somewhere in France May 27, 1918 Dear sister: Will write a few lines today. Have not much to write about, just to let you know I’m well and getting along fine. Received the box of candy and other… Read More

ANXIOUS TO GET OVER TO HELP IN BIG DRIVE published by Fairfax Standard June 6, 1918

Fred Bregel Writes Interesting Letter of Camp Experiences A long letter from Private Fred Bregel to his Fairfax friends written on both K. Of C. and Y.M.C.A. stationery was received last week too late for the Standard issue…. Read More

Community Service Flag Dedicated published in the Fairfax Standard on June 6, 1918

Memorial Day Program Devoted to the Present Day Soldiers and Nurses Memorial Day in Fairfax was not only a tribute to the defenders of our country in former days, but, very appropriately, it was an expression of gratitude… Read More

Knitting Instructions published in the Fairfax Standard August 29, 1918

Knitting Instructions The local Red Cross wishes to give the following instructions in regard to making sweaters of light-weight wool. Quantity of wool required: – about three-quarter pound of 4-10 yarn. 1 pair Red Cross needles No. 3…. Read More

Writes From France published in the Fairfax Standard August 8,1918

France, Dear Mother and All;             Will drop you a few lines to let you know that I am well and hope the same of you all. Was going to write sooner, but didn’t have any paper along…. Read More

Fairfax Goes Wild Over Victory News Fairfax Standard 11-14-1918

Guards, Band, Citizens, School Children Parade and Salute Flag and Sing Songs Clang! Clang! Toot! Toot! Toot! Hurrah! Boom! Boom!! PEACE!! The glad tidings of Peace reached Fairfax before the breakfast hour Monday morning and the shouting for… Read More