Clipped From The Mount Pleasant News
Iowa TELEGRAM ABOUT PRISONER OF Winrleld.--A telegram from the war department came Friday to Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Herron of Rock- Island, telling them their son, Private Merle on USM c., had been liberated from Japanese custody on Sept. 16, Unofficial word came last week that was libera'cd on Sept. 11. The telegram Friday also informed them they could send Pvt. Herron a 25 word message and every effort would toe deliver it toh im" before" "he the United States. Pvt. Herron had| i n * ' been a Japanese prisoner 45 months.