Home for the Holidays, 1919

Four of Skidmore’s sons found their way home for a visit over the holidays in 1919.  From the January 2, 1919 Skidmore Standard, page 1:

On Furloughs

Douglas Haynes, one of three radio operators of the U. S. S. Ulysses, was in Skidmore from Saturday evening until Monday evening visiting with his many friends.  He had arrived in Maryville Friday to visit his mother, Mrs. J. E. Pierpoint, having been granted a ten-day furlough and took advantage of the opportunity to spend a part of the time in Skidmore.

Frank Barber, stationed at Camp Funsten spent Christmas with home folks, returning to camp a few days ago.

Wayne Zeller, who is recovering from a wound received in action while in France, departed Saturday, after spending Christmas with home folks, for Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky.

Everett Linville, stationed at Camp Meade, Maryland, arrived here Monday morning and is enjoying a pleasant visit with his wife, father and mother and other relatives.  He will leave for Camp Meade Friday.

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