SIKESTON YOUNG MAN LIEUTENANT COMMANDER Through the Army-Navy Register, Register, official organ for data concerning concerning American officers, Mr. Mrs. H. Li. Harty learned this that their only son, Lieut. Harry Harty Jr., had been advanced the rank of Lieutenant Commander. Commander. Lieut. Comm. Harty, who flies PBM planes, is on patrol duty the Carribean area, where he experienced many exciting and thrilling adventures. The young commander, who only 26 years of age, completed his high school work in Sikeston | and attended Virginia Military j Institute in Lexington, Va., for j years. In 1939 he graduated the U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Annapolis, Md., and then served two and one-half years on the U. S. Saratoga. It was during his on that ship that he saw action the Pacific in 1941. He has also been stationed at Pensacola, Fla., where he took his flight training with the Naval Air Corps. Mrs. Harty and their 9-mbnths iold daughter, Stephanie, are resid- l i n g in Hot Spring, Ark., j parents.