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Mifflinburg Telegraph, Mifflin*burg, ,Penna., Thursday, October 26, 1944 PAGE |o MARINE SAMPSELL AUTO SCHOOL GRAD Camp Lejeune, N. C.--Marine Pri- Vate Leroy J. Sampsel], whose wife lives at Fourth and Mill Streets, ~difflinburg, has. been graduated from the automotive mechanics ~ehool here. :In a three-month course, ne was laught all ty~es of engine and chas- sis maintenance and overhaul work. Pvt. Sampsell is spendin~g a leave at his home in this place at the ~re- sent time. Y RVHL HONOR GVF_.ST 'Fireman First Class William R. Ruhl, was guest of honor at a tur- key dinner at the Shakespeare Hunt- ing Camp in the Fourteen Mile Nar- rows on Sunday. Those ,present in addition to the honored guest and his I~arents, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Ruht of Mifflinburg, included a group of friends from Milton. CONFER HONORARY DEGREE IJPON CAPT. T. B. THOMPSON The honorary degree of doctor of divinity was conferred upon Captain Thomas B. Thompson, chaplain of the sixth naval district, Charleston, S. C., at com.meneement exercises held on October 19 at Park College,,~, l~arkville, Mo. Captain Thompson is a' son of ]~Irs. Margaret Thompson and the late Oscar B. Thompson of Mifflin- burg. He was graduated from Park College in 1907 and from the Auburn Theological Seminary, New York, in 1910. He entered the navy as a in 1913 and has served in all parts of the world. In World War I Captain Thomp- Son served at the Bremerton, Wash., Navy Yard ,anct ~vith the 10th regi- tnent of the ,Marine Cor,ps at Quan- rico Va. He has since served at the NaVy Yards at Bremerton, Boston and Brooklyn. In 1943, he was as- Signed to his ,present post. PVT. MILLER RF_,CEIVF_~ tlONORABLE D~E ,Private Earl L. Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob P. :Miller, New Ber- lin, has been honorably discharged from the Army for physical reasons at the Scott Field Army Forces Training Command' radio school, Where he had been taking a course in radio communications since July, 1944. Pet. Miller entered the Army, Ap- ril 24, 1944, is married and has three Children. He was graduated from :Mifflinbu~g high school in 1926. A brother, Pfc. Harry J. Miller, is Stationed at Cam,l) Barkley, Tex. ~JTAT'IO~D A-T-C~ (X~AFFEE Private Kenneth N. Wagner, who ~ined the U. S. Army on January 21, 1944, at Mifflinlburg, has arrived at Camp Chaffee, where he is assign- ed to the 16th Armored Division. Private Wagner is the son of Mr. and :Mrs. N. M. Wagner. In civilian :life he was employed as a mechanic ~t t hie Pennsylvania Ordnance Works, Allenwood. He attended : ~ifflirtburg High School, graduating ~n'.l~7"W~gner's~ wife and daughter reside in Miffflinburg. ~GElt ON FURI~UGH Private First Class Arthur Ren- son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. of Mifflinburg, is spend- a twenty-one day furlough at his on East Market Street. Pfc. arrived home Wednesday after spending twenty-six months in Trinidad. ~ITS P~ Seaman Second Class Robert I~linKman of Bath,bridge, Md., spent ~Unday with his parents, ~Vfr. and ~4rs. Charles Klingrnan of Market Street. I~VT. KLINGMAN WINS IIIGH GOMM]gNDATION Azt Air Service Command Depot in ~E'ngland--~Pvt. C. Gordon Kling- ~an, son of Mr. and Wits. C L. Kling- ~an of Mifflinburg, and husband of Carolyn Zimynerman, of 236 Market Street, has won high commendation for hetping to shatter ~orld s records repairing aircraft at this Air Ser- Vice Command depot. Ie and' his fellow mechanics sent back into action the highest number 9f battle-daznaged craft since Air ~ervice Command began operations ~n England. A knockout blow against Germany wa.~s the way his Commanding Gen- eral, Brigadier General Isaac W. Ott described the contrbbution of P~'. Klingman whose extra effort makes it possible to maintain a con- Stant air cover over allied armies on the Continent. I~efore entering the Air Forces in Ju~'y,'"l~)43 he was employed' as an Aircraft Mechanic by the Middle- town Air Depot, Middletown. Pvt. F'Jingman attended the Mifflinburg I-Iigh School. Mr. and Mrs. Klingman have two other sons in the service, Pvt. Wil- liam Klingman, with the Marines in North Carolina and Seaman Second Class Robert Klingman, with the V Nay at Bainbridge, Md. HOME ON LF~VE Motor Machinist Mate Third Class Bernhard Dohrmann, who is station- ed with the U. S. Navy at Norfolk, Va., spent Sunday and Monday with his ,parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Gardner, of Mifflinburg, R. D. AN OU7STANDING EVENT FRESH FR UITS and VEGE TA BLES LT. NF_,I~RAK AWARDED BRONZE STAR MEDAL Lieutenant William Neborak, Jr., PENNA. MAINE of Spring City, Pa., former Mifflin- BLHE LABEL ,burg resident, was awarded the 50 :g 1 59 Bronze Star Medal, "for heroic ser- 50 1 55 vice in connection with military o~- h erations ~gainst the enemy in Au- gust in France. Lt. Neborak repeat- These Are All No. 1 Grade edly inspired his men by examples ..... ef courage in the face of most in- Larpe ~ Extra Fancy Macintosh tense enemy fire, By his initiativ~ lhs he successfully organized and di- rected the rapid evacuation of all casualties in the area ~vhen facili- ties for evacuation of the wounded ,proved insufficient. His conduct throughout the action brought him the admiration of all around him". Lieut. Neborak was a catcher for the Senators ,baseball team owned by Oren E. Sterling of Mifflinburg. He entered the Army January 17, 1941 and is at present stationed with an Infantry Unit in Germany. LT. RUHL, ~ ~YRSE IN GE]~'IANY Lt. Myrtle S. Ruhl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Ruhl of Millmont, R. D., is stationed in Ger- many according to a letter received recently ,by her sister, Mrs. William Kerstetter of Mifflinburg. Lt. Ruhl enlisted in the Army Nurse Cor~s in October, 1943 and has been overseas since .February, 1944. She had been stationed in, Ireland, England, Nor- Crisp Snow White Crisp LI. S. No. 1 Yellow Luscious - Emperor Crisp - Iceber9 beh 21c head lb lb LI. S. No. 1 SWEET mandy and now in Germany. She stated in the letter that she has been experiencing very cold ~:eather during the time she has been in Germany. HOME ON FURLOUGH Private Ernest .WI. Yohn. who has been attached to an Anti-Tank Di- vision of the Infantry at Camp Blanding, Fqorida, is spending an 18- large lbs day furlough ~vith his parents, Mr. and ,Mrs. David Yohn of Mifflinburg, head R.D. Following a visit with rela- ------- rives a~d friends in this vicinity he Enriched With = will report for duty at Fort Meade, Added Vitamin D Md. Private Yohn entered the service WHITE HOLISE PLIFFED in May, 1944. MIL o, JOHN W. M~'-HOME K pkg KI[ FROM SOUTH PACIFIC Chief Signalman John W. :Mensch, ~ tall '}@'-- NECTAR or SEEDLESS ~ho has been stationed with the U. R~e ;~t p~e~'C~a __-15z~.- S. Navy in the South Pacific for ap- ,proximately two years, arrived in l l d n pkg ,u, Mi~flinburg, Saturday, ~ spend a ____--_ 30-day leave with his wife and son Johnny of West Green Street. Mrs. A Scott Product Mensch is the former Edna Ilgen of rolls this place. The couple's son, John William Mensch, HI, was born February 27, :1943, after his father left for over- Giant Size Campbell's cakes C~ 20 OZ pkg 20 oz pkg seas duty. At the time of his en- listment Mr. and Mrs. Mensch "re- sided in New York City. C-~ief Si,gnalman Mensch, who was in active duty in the Pacific, was wounded' twice and has been award- ed the Purple Heart. He is the son of the late Mr. and ~Mrs. John W. Mensch of Mifflinburg. ._____--.- MEET IN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS 'MJM. S 2/C l~orrest M. Bingaman and Staff SeregaTtt John W. Lytle, both of Mifflinburg and stationed on separate islands in the Hawaiian group, had the pleasure of a five day visit together, recently. The two mer~ married sisters. Mrs. Blngaman ts the former Rhoda Klose and Mrs. Lytle, the former Helen Klose of this ulace. ~I.~M. S 2/C Bingaman, who is at- tached to the Seabees, has been ov- erseas for'6 months. S/Sgt. Lytle', attached to the signal Corps of the Army, has been stationed overseas for more than two years. Sunnyfield Pillsbury's Blue Label SUNNYFIELD FAMILY 25 lb .13 I0 lb. ba9 - 50c PILLSBHRY'S or GOLD MEDAL 25 .25 bag 10 lb. bag - 63c 2 1 47c bags Dated - Enriched 26% oz loaf Dated - Enriched big 20 oz loaves Bewitch 'Em with jumbo size PARTY TREATS lane Parker PV'P. REYNOLDS GRADUATES Private Glenn Reynolds of Milton, son of Rev. and ,:Mrs. Harry O. Rey- nolds of :Mifflinbuvg, was graduated from the department of armament at Lowry Field, Denver, Col., OCtob- er 20, the Army Air Forces Training Command has announced. Air craft armament deals with the operation and maintenance of guns used on heavy bombers and fighter planes. Students are given a thor- ough course in assembly and dissem- ~ly of equipment and practical work on field models supplements claSS-room study. Red Pvt. Reyonlds entered the service June 1, 1944. Continued on Page Six plain dozen sugar dozen Orange COCOANLIT ea Rich In Iron! BRER RABBIT GOLD LABEL pt qt 43C 22c : bot GREEN LABEL pt qt 19c . 35 American Spread N l.o.B i t,heeu 212, 71. 12 Points New Pack Florida llb bags big 46 oz can i lb print Best Pure Sultana 1 Ib jar bags