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Letter form Ingveald Haggestad, Fairfax Standard, 10-10-1918

U.S.S. Kimberly, Sept. 7, 1918 Dear Mother; Well I suppose it is about time that I write you a line to let you know that I am alive and that I am having a good time. I am… Read More

Influenza Abating, Fairfax Standard, 10-24-1918

After a siege of ten days or two weeks, Spanish Influenza in Fairfax seems to be on the wane. By this it should not be taken that all danger contracting the disease is over, for there are still… Read More

Home Guards Furnish Day Full of Amusement, Fairfax Standard, 9-26-1918

Home Guards If there is a Hun in this community who doubts that the Home Guards have the necessary qualities to accomplish their purpose he should have been on hand Monday afternoon and evening to see for himself…. Read More

Death of Soldier, Fairfax Standard, 10-10-1918

Mr. and Mrs. John Semerud received a telegram from the War department at Washington, Saturday of last week announcing the death of their son, Otto. Only a few hours before they received a telegram telling of Otto’s serious… Read More

Bandon First Over in Fairfax District, Fairfax Standard, 10-3-1918

Allotment in Bandon Oversubscribed, and More Coming. Wellington Coming Well; Fairfax, Cairo Slow Although the Fourth Liberty Loan drive was launched Saturday, final results cannot be given at this time. It is gratifying to note, however, that Wellington,… 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

Another Letter From Reuben Sell, Fairfax Standard, 10-17-1918

Just came back from a trip to Bull Run river and found box here you sent, in fine shape, with stockings and eats. Those cookies are the finest I ever ate. Those dates are fine also. You could… Read More

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