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Alfred's WW II  - White Crosses Going Up Satyrday 61 COUNTY...
White Crosses Going Up Satyrday 61 COUNTY VETERANS DIED IN PAST YEAR a In Minneapolis Sniper On Freeway; One Dead MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) — One person was fatally wounded about midnight Wednesday by a sniper who fired an estimated six rounds onto a freeway near downtown Minneapolis, police said. The sniper was still at large early today. A spokesman at Hennepin County General Hospital said Ram Kamar Nigam, 27, Minneapolis, died about two hours after the shooting of a gunshot wound in the chest. Police said Nigam was wounded after he stepped from his car, which had been struck by a bullet. The hospital spokesman said Gae Eue, 23, Minneapolis, al^o was admitted in critical condition as a result of the sniper action; but it was not known if she was struck by a bullet or flying glass. At least two cars were struck by bullets, authorities said. Police blocked off U.S. 12 and Interstate 94 in the bottleneck area west of downtown Minneapolis :\yhil€| they searched for j;l^e sniper. Oh SCilerri Rood New Grocery To Open Here Add another retail business to growing Mt. Vernon. The Greater Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce said today that Ship's Fine Foods grocery store would open withm two weeks at 1500' Salem Road, in a building where Bert Borden operated a store 20 years before his recent retirement. A two-brother partnership, Leon and Deon Sharp, will be in business at the Salem Rid. site by time May ends, according to Leon. He severed connections with the Big John grocery store here a few days ago where he was manager. His brother, Deon, is spending his final week as manager of a Big John grocery in Centralia: The Borden Building is being revamped and wiU be occupied on a lease basis. The store will be open seven days weekly from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. The little white crosses are going up this Saturday in the miniature cemetery on the north lawn of the court house—scene of annual Memorial Day services In Mt. Vernon. The crosses, bearing the names of hero dead of all wars, will be placed by American Legion Post 141, sponsor of the annual services. There will be 61 new crosses this year, containing the names of war veterans who have died during the past year, and have been buried in this county. Sixty-one Jefferson county veterans of six wars have died since last Mem-, orial Day. They include one veteran of the Mexican Border Incident, one from the Spanish-American War, 21 from World War I, 31 from World War II, three from the Korean 'War and four from the Vietnam War. The American Legion has worked diligently to get a complete list of veterans who have died in the past year. If any have been omitted, their families are asked to call Joseph J. Lummel, 242-5547, or John Albright, 242-0138, and a cross will be added to the miniature cemetery. Here is a list of veterans who have died since last Memorial .Day: MEXICAN BORDER INCIDENT Jackson Williamson SPANlsk^AMERlCAN WAR William 0. Bourland WORLD WAR I James M. Border Fred Bain David O. Campbell Homer Dagg Oscar C. Estes Raymond L. Ewing Roy Goddard James W. Holland Harry E. Lawson Edward M. McAtee' John P. Miller Oscar Newell A. G. Packwood Ned Pasley Clarence Presley Arthur L. Richards Albert J. Rodatz Harry E. Spangler Clarence Sprinkle Clarence E. Wilson Clyde D. Upton WORLD WAR II Marion S. Anderson Alfred G- Bodine Harry 0. Borden John W. Brown, Virgil D, Bruce Quentin B. Chambliss Nelson A. Cummins Leroy Daniels Arlie Dunbar William M. Dycus Delbert M. Eubank (Continued on Page 2)

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  1. Mt. Vernon Register-News,
  2. 17 May 1973, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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