The Independent Record • 6 July 1941
line in administrative action. important Whether and for detract Britain is rearguard Campus Idol Recalled Rev. Thomas F. Dornblaser recently celebrated his centenary in Chicago. The news had interest to Montana, lor he is the father of Paul Dornblaser, after whom Dornblaser field at the University of Montana was named. Paul, a pre-war football star, was killed in France, fighting with the marines. He was deservedly one of the campus idols of his day. Toliave known Paul Dornblaser was to renew your faith in the race. Acting President C. W. Leaphart expressed the felicitations of the university to the Rev. Mr. Dornblaser, who a Lutheran pastor. Two elder sons lost in the Spanish-American war. Thus the Lutheran clergyman gave three sons to his country. How many families have given more? The pastor's uncle was a major general in the Union in the Civil war and his grandfather a captain in the War of 1812. The Rev. Mr. Dornblaser himself served in the Civil war as a dragoon. It is well to recall that the vast majority of German-Americans are out of such stock as this--and that there are no more loyal Americans.