Pneumonia caused the death in the base hospital here Wednesday of private Earl E. Penny, headquarters company, 136th infantry (Second Minnesota), who came from Rockville, Minnesota). His body will be shipped there.
Private Fritz E. Kurzer, headquarters company, 134th infantry, (Fifth Nebraska), died at the base hospital the same day. His father, from Harlem, Nebraska, was with the soldier at the end, and will accompany the body home for interment. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Thursday, November 29, 1917
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Iowa Masons Preside at E. A. Degree for Home Men
A. S. Reed, commissioner of Cedar Rapids, presiding with other Iowa men and military officers in various offices of the Deming Masonic lodge, initiated three of the citizens of Iowa state in the first degree of Masonry Tuesday night. Those initiated were Captain Ivan Elwood, battery E. 126th field artillery (First Iowa F. A.), and corporal Courtland Cunningham and private Claude B. Fleming, both of the same regiment. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Thursday, November 29, 1917
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Intelligence Officer is Back From Special Duty
Major G. L. Laffer, assistant to the 34th division chief of staff, and intelligence officer has returned from Washington, D. C., where he had been sent on special duty. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Thursday, November 29, 1917