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 - DAILY REPUBLIC, Mitchell, 5. P., Monday, Dec....
DAILY REPUBLIC, Mitchell, 5. P., Monday, Dec. 29, 1958 BROOKINGS If) — What emotions involved when sisters see a brother they have not seen for 28 years and a son greets a father that at times he must have thought dead? This question was answered in Hot Springs Sunday at the Veter-i ans Hospital. Mrs. Dale Sisters Greet Brother And Son His Father, Missing For 28 Years hospital, Bruce established the fact the two were brothers. Jay Nelson Grinols is a son at a Brooklngs County pioneer, the late W. J. Orinols who farmed many years in the Bruce area. Jay attended school in the Bruce area and Brobkings High School. Brown, and Mrs. Burl Brubaker, Walnut Creek, Calif., greeted their brother, Jay Nelson Grinols, who has been missing for 28 years. Mrs. Brubaker ha* been visiting in Sioux Falls. Grinofo' son, M-Sgt. Jay Nelson Grinols Jr., has been granted a special leave from the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., and flew to Hot Springs to join In the reunion. The reunion is also a Christmas present for the family as it was Christmas *day that Mrs. Brown learned the whereabouts of her brother through another brother, Bruce Grinols, who operates a grocery in Hot Springs. The reunion is also a climax to a story which dates back to World War I. Jay Nelson Grinols was with the Submarine Service during World War I, serving in Panama and Dutch East Indies. It was during this latter period of service that he contracted malaria and the family believes the recurrent attacks of malaria led to amnesia. After the war Jay Grinols became the head of the credit and loan department of a large insurance firm in Detroit, Mich. He left the Job one day and never returned and It was the last contact the family had with him until Thursday. But he was closer to the family than members of the family evei tht ^ht. He was hospitalized for 15 years at Fort Meade and three years ago was transferred to the Hot Springs Hospital under the name of Raymond Colman. As his condition improved, he worked about the hospital and frequently dropped in at Bruce Gri- nol's store. The two men had a feeling they knew each other and through inquiries made at the j He later married and became the Brookings, f at her of three sons. Following his disappearance, his wife, now dead, tanght school in Milwaukee, WIs., for many years to raise the three sons. The sons, in addition to M-Sgt. Grinols, include David, now living in Minneapolis and Neal, living in Illinois. The three sons served in the Air Force during World War II. Sgt. Grinols was wounded and has spent seven years in hospitals for treatment of the wounds. A sister to the missing man lives in Lake Norden. She is Mrs. Andrew Palm. She and her husband are wintering in Florida. Of ly PIERRE was _ lieve'there "But, should spinning our typical Gov. chore of effects, colorful second floor He said "night shelves were model him by thing. Foss a third defeated Traditional Prevails In Though (Editor's Note: This is another of a series of articles written exclusively for THE DAILY REPUBLIC by Elizabeth Speckels of Chamberlain, who is studying her junior year at the College of Agriculture at (he University of the Philippines. It was written to be published before Christmas but was delayed enroute). COLLEGE, Laguna, P. I. — A aligayang Pasko and a very appy New Year to everyone I As I t here with a warm breeze blow- g, look out to see the lush green- ry, and hear the birds staging, it mehow doesn't seent like Christas. But then I look up to see the rightly decorated lantern hanging our room, see the Christmas rappings, and remember all the ards yet to send, and I know that kinds coconut I was about rural areas commented usually the new given except asked with no said, about it we really and we and find Instead chimney, window, or house. It used homes now the learn traditions,

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  1. The Daily Republic,
  2. 29 Dec 1958, Mon,
  3. Page 18

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