Smith V. Dickman of U.S.S. Leviathan is spending a ten days furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Dickman, on Dingle Hill. He has just returned from his tenth trip abroad.
So, I want to salute Jeff for his enlivening presence in our community (remember the tractor dance, his concept choreographed by David Capps for Dancing in the Park?), and for the reminder his example gives us that we make our own opportunities for building a useful, enjoyable and full life–maybe especially in retirement.
Miss Gertrude Miller and Miss Edith Campbell, who are teaching on Long Island, are home their schools being closed on account of influenza.
Proclamation of Liberty Day (now called Columbus Day) and an interesting history of the Spanish influenza, currently raging.