Merlin in the Army
LOCALS ', Pvt. Merlin L. Eppling, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Eppling. Kmgsley. Iowa, recently arri\ed in Alaska for duty at Fort Richardson. Private Eppling entered the Army December and received basic training training at Fort Knox, Ky. He graduated from Union Township Consolidated high school in Le Mars. Iowa in and was a farmer in the Kmgsley area before entering the Army. in Alaska are receiving intensive field training while providing security security for the northern approaches to Canada and the United States.