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Killed in France, Fairfax Standard, December 26, 1918

The many friends in this vicinity of Captain Oscar Youngdahl better known at Professor Youngdahl will be grieved to learn of his death, which occurred in France on October 8. Deceased put in two years of earnest work… Read More

Raymond Mantel, Fairfax Standard, 12-19-1918

Wounded in France Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Mantel received a message from the War Department Monday that their son Raymond was severely wounded while in action in France. The telegram stated that Raymond received his wound October 17,… Read More

Letter from Alma Kienlen, Fairfax Standard, 12-26-1918

Darling mother: Several days have slipped by and I haven’t written any letters. Have been waiting to hear from you. Received your letter yesterday written Oct. 8th, so guess I’m getting my mail a bit more regular. Hope… Read More

Letter From Carl Dahl, Fairfax Standard, 12-26-1918

France, Nov. 13, 1918 Dear Sister: Shall write a few lines to let you know that I am well, and the weather is fine here. Must tell you that I got three copies of the Fairfax paper in… Read More

Letter from Frank B Marlowe, Fairfax Standard, 12-26-1918

A.P.O. St. Aignan, France, Nov. 25, 1918 Friend Bob: Will drop you a few lines to let you know that I am still alive and feeling fine and hope you are the same. Well, how is everyone in… Read More

Letter from Willard Lammers, Fairfax Standard, 5 Dec 1918

France, October 22, 1918 Friend Editor and Folks at Home: Just a note which I hope reaches you still with the warmth of a good old Minnesota town in the big U.S.A., which I once left for Uncle… Read More

Letter from Ed Lammers, Fairfax Standard, 12-5-1918

Letters Written from France Before Peace Came Predict an Early Victory Under date of November 6, Edward C. Lammers, who is in France, wrote a letter to the Standard in which he says, “peace is near.” Following is… Read More

Charles Buehler and Calmer Carlson Give Their All in Service of Country, Fairfax Standard, 12-5-1918

Another sad message reached this community last Sunday when Joseph Buehler received a telegram from the War department announcing the death of his son, Charles.The message stated that Charles had been killed in action in France, between the… Read More

Minimum Wages, Fairfax Standard, 11-28-1918

The Minnesota Minimum Wage Commission has established a scale of minimum wages to be observed in Minnesota, in the employment of women or minors, as follows: For mercantile, waitresses, office or hair dressing occupations, in St. Paul, Minneapolis… Read More

Counter Attack Halted, Fairfax Standard, 11-28-1918

Corporal L. E. Whitmer, who is one of the boys from Fairfax to help bring an American and Allied victory over there, has sent the following clipping to his parents here. It gives a vivid description of how… Read More