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Letter from Owen Anderson published in the Franklin Tribune on July 18, 1918

The following letter received by Mrs. Owen Anderson from her husband, a Franklin boy, will be of interest to his many friends here. We reproduced it from the Carson, North Dakota Times. Somewhere in England, June 4, 1918… Read More

Directions for Making Aviation Vests published in the Franklin Tribune July 4, 1918

Aviation Vests Material—Outside of khaki color sateen, first interlining of outing flannel, second interlining of two layers of lining paper (Witchtex or any good brand), and ling made of used kid gloves. Cutting Material—All material to be cut… Read More

Edward Subgrunski writes home published in the Franklin Tribune August 8, 1918

Edward Subgrunski  Camp Wadsworth, S.C., To my Friends in Franklin: Arrived at Camp on Sunday at nine o’clock and was glad of it for we were tired riding on the train so long. Saw some grand scenery on… Read More

Letter from John L Peterson published in the Franklin Tribune August 8, 1918

Camp Wadsworth, S. C., August 3, 1918 Hello Julius, Arrived safely in Camp and we are all well and like it fine. The officers and kind and considerate. They are all from the state of Maine. The quarters… Read More

Letter From Florense Grimes published in the Franklin Tribune August 8, 1918

Florense Thomas Grimes born 25 Feb 1892 died 17 Jul 1968 July 24, 1918 Dear Sister, Just got straightened out in my new home and like it fine. We left Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, about 3 P.M. Monday… Read More

Former Morton Pastor Praised for Valiant Service at Camp Funston published in the Franklin Tribune August 29, 1918

Former Morton Pastor Praised for Valiant Service at Camp Funston originally published in the St. Paul Dispatch New York, Aug. 24 – In the last contingent of Knights of Columbus (K. of C) chaplains who arrived overseas, the… Read More