Saturday Tidbits

Page 8 of the November 11, 1940 issue of the Courier Tribune

Ralph Anderson, Hiawatha, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.S. Anderson, Oneida, a lieutenant in the naval radio reserve, has been called to Washington, D.C. His wife is packing her household goods and will join him soon. Ralph’s cousin, Harold Anderson, Sabetha is also a member of the naval radio reserve corps and is in training at Hiawatha. He is a senior in Sabetha high and expects to take up naval training when school is out. Ralph presented his cousin with his masterpiece, a navy radio set he had made.

Page 8 of the November 14, 1940 issue of the Courier Tribune

Mr. and Mrs. Guy Griffith received word from their son, Bob, last week that he had joined the Army air corps and has been at Hamilton Field, near San Francisco until recently, when he sailed for the Philippines.

Page 2 of the November 28, 1940 issue of the Courier Tribune

Defense Program Takes Higgins from Teaching
Arlie Higgins is a former Seneca young man who is called from school work by the national defense program. Arlie has been high school principal at Florence, Kansas, where he has taught three years. He is a member of the Reserve Officers corps of the army as well as a teacher and the army now comes first. Arlie was here the first of the week to visit his mother, Mrs. W. H. Higgins, then went on to Fort Crook, Nebr., where he has been assigned as captain of the 3rd infantry. He is called for a year’s duty. He will look for a place to live at Ft. Crook and then he and his wife will move their household goods from Florence.