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CAPT.JJ.HQnNBEAK, MISSING IN ACTION, NOW REPORTED SAFE A cablegram f as received WcdnesUay from Capt. J. W. Hornbeak, stating he was all riqht, not to worry and that a letter was on tho way. The message came to Capt. Hornbeak's father, Sterling Hornbeak, Malvern, Ark., formerly ot Corslca- na. who relayed the good news to Corsicana relatives, including Mrs. Ben T. Relahay and Mrs. Henry L. Graves, Sr., aunts. Capt. Hornbeak, 33, was reported missing In action since April 16, according to Information received here last Friday. He was in the U. S. Third Army tank corps. A great football back, Capt. Hornbeak was with the 1930 Corsicana High school Tigers, semifinalists in the schoolboy race, and later was a back with the Washington State University football club. His wife and four- year old son. Jay, Jr., reside In Seattle, Wash.