The Ogden Standard-Examiner from Ogden, Utah on February 17, 1946 · Page 24
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The Ogden Standard-Examiner from Ogden, Utah · Page 24

Ogden, Utah
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Sunday, February 17, 1946
Page 24
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H21 'THE OGDEN STANDARD-EXAMINED , ** J SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 17. 1948 20 World War II Vets Assisting Standard-Examiner Newspaper Employs Ex-Service Men, Former Workers The Standard-Examiner is proud the newspaper. Here Js Score iff World War"II VeteransDn the Job at Standard-Exanuner Some of the veterans are former emrfSyes, rehired after military absences, and others are new em- Pl Two veterans are employed in the display department, three in the editorial, four, circulation; one job department; one stereotype department; one, press room; five, composing room; one, classified advertising department and three, engraving department. Two former Standard-Examiner employes, Lieut. Louis A. Skaggs and Pvt. Lee M. Wagner, Jr., were killed in action while serving their country. Lieut. Skaggs, former reporter, ·was killed in Manila on Feb. 24. He was a son of Lenora Skaggs Broadie, 2803 Monroe, and O. P. Skaggs, Dixon, Calif. Pvt Wagner was killed on February 19, on Iwp Jima Volcano island, while serving with the U. S. marine corps. He was the son of Mr and Mrs. Lee M. Wagner, 948 Twenty-second. He was a newsboy and later a stereotype worker of The Standard-Examiner. Returned Vets Assist Returned veterans now in the employ of the newspaper are: T Boyd Sloan, 491 Canyon road, was rehired by the engraving department where he was employed for three years before entering service. He entered the navy May 14, 1942, and served in the Pacific theatre of war, seeing action at Saipan, Guam, the Marshall and Gilbert islands. He was aboard a supply ship, Sirus. He was released from the navy Sept. 5, 1945. He is married and has a son three months old. William Poe, new employe, is a clerk in the circulation department He is married and resides at H-9 -Navy Way, Washington Terrace Prior to entering the army in January, 1941, he was a student at Idaho Falls, Ida. Poe did clerical work in department headquarters in Panama for three and one-half years. He was returned to the states in November, 1944, for reassignment, was sent through Fort Douglas and then to a redistribution center at Santa Barbara. Later he was transferred to Fort Lewis, Wash., where he was discharged on Aug. 28, 1945. In Mormon Platoon Warren Beus, 148 Thirty-third, press room apprentice, enlisted in the marine corps July 9, 1942, with the first Mormon platoon. He received his training at San Diego, Calif., and saw overseas action in New Zealand, Tarawa Saipan and Tinian. He was released from Earlier in the war, during 1942, Gladwell was a seaman gunner aboard a cargo ship that hauled ammunition to ports in New Zealand, Australia and New Guinea. He also handled a desk job while- attached to the Twelfth naval district in San Francisco. Married, he has one child, a son, Dennis, aged 27 months. Gladwell was employed with The Standard-Examiner for five and one-half years prior to entering service. Circulation Assistant LeRoy Thorsted, district circulation manager, began his career with the newspaper in that position in 1936 and worked until entering the army in December, 1942. He served three years, seeing action in Germany, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, and -Bavaria. He was a sergeant in the Third army air corps. Larkin Patterson, salesman in display advertising, is a new em- ploye. He entered the marines Sept. 7, 1942, and served until Dec. 10, 1945, seeing action overseas for 18 months. He was in Leyte and Okinawa. Prior to entering service, he was a student at the University of Utah. Engraving Department John R. Aiken, co-manager of the engraving department became affiliated with the newspaper in June, 1937, when he originated the engraving plant. He installed the equipment and made his first cuts on Aug. 3, 1937. He entered the army air forces Jan. 28, 1942, and served in New Guinea, Biak Island, Lingayen, Luzon, Okinawa and Korea. He received his discharge Nov. 25, 1945. Leon Hedenstrom, 630 Park street, Salt Lake City, who was employed in the photo engraving plant for about one year prior to entering service, returned to his same position after being discharged Jan. 15 of this year. He entered the army air corps, supply division, May 12, 1942, and received his training · at Shepherd duty Oct. 12, 1945. Prior to entering service, he worked with The Standard-Examiner for about a year and then accepted employment at the bomb loading plant at the Ogden arsenal. Keith Gale, 253 Thirty-seventh, is employed as an apprentice printer. He worked in this capacity for two years prior to his enlistment Oct. 2, 1942. He served for two and one-half years in the Asiatic and Pacific area and was discharged Nov. 19, 1945. He married the former Laura Evans on Jan. 26. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred E. Gale. " Harold Bell, 482 Park boulevard, apprentice pressman -with t h e paper for one year before entering the service, has rejoined the staff in that capacity. He began his service March 19, 1941, as a cook with the second armored division in the European area. He saw action, during his three years overseas, at Africa, England, France, Belgium, Holland a n d Germany. He was released Oct. 23, 1945. Photographer Returns Ted Collins, photographer, left the University of Utah to join the staff of The Standard-Examiner. He worked one year, then joined the navy Oct. 29, 1940. He was called to active duty as a photographer's mate Feb. 16 1941, and shipped overseas where he covered fleet activities. He aided with the publicity of the invasion of the MarshaUs until May, 1943, and then served as an instructor at a naval photo school for a year. He received his discharge from Pensacola, Fla, Aug. 27, 1945. _ Louis A. Gladwell, present police reporter, was discharged with the rating of specialist first class after serving. 45 months in the navy. He was aboard the heavy cruiser Quincy when the Third fleet sailed into Tokyo harbor August 24, 1945, and had spent 42 days in combat during the Okinawa campaign while his was a unit of task force 38. field, Tex. He served in . the middlewest in the United States and on Guam. He was overseas for five months. Apprentice Printer William Glasmann, apprentice printer, began working steadily for The Standard-Examiner in 1936 in the mechanical department. He joined the army air corps April 8, 1942. and saw action in Greenland with the air transport command. He became afflicted with rheumatic fever and spenl eight months at Bushnell Generai hospital, Brigham City. He was then assigned to the second air force at Fairmont, Neb., where he was engaged in training B-29 gunners for combat crews. John Wise, 1031 Washington, was employed by the newspaper after his release from the army Sept. 14, 1945. He began his service March 23, 1942, and served at Hawaii. Guadalcanal, N e w Georgia and New Zealand. Prior to his enlistment he was a studenl at a California high school. Ray Thomson, 833 Kersaw, printer, was employed in his present position with the paper for 1 years prior to his enlistment with the navy Jan. 10, 1943. He received his training at Farragut Ida., and served in the s o u t h Pacific area. His mother. Mrs C. F. Jenkins, resides at 833 Kershaw. He is married to the former Vera Helen Greenawalt, and they have two girls and a boy. Stereotype Department Raymond Hobbs, B-8, Marine Drive, Washington Terrace, i s apprentice stereotype man. He entered the army Oct. 30, 1942, and served as second lieutenant with the army air corps in England and the United States. He spent three months overseas. He was a pilot of a B-17. Prior to entering the service, he was employed an an aircraft welder at Hill field. He is a graduate of Ogden high school. Gordon O. Glasmann, 15 2 C Twenty-sixth, is a member of the classified advertising staff.' He began working with the newspaper when he was 13 years of age delivering papers, and has worked off and on ever since that time Prior to entering the service, Sept 3, 1943, he was employed in the classified and circulation departments. Glasmann served as a "powder monkey" with the Seabees unti his discharge Dec. 29, 1945. He saw action at Okinawa and was also at Pearl Harbor. Dispatch Assistant Calvin Russell, 802 Twenty fifth, assistant dispatch man, en tered the navy April 13, 1943 Gaining the rank of ensign, h saw action with air group eleven and composite squadron IT as a pilot of a torpedo plane. He spent nine months overseas and was discharged from service Nov. 9, 1945. Prior to joining the navy, he was employed with depot.' the- Utah ASF Dale-Collins, 302 Thirty-second, salesman of classified,,ads,j joined the merchant marines, in June, Ogden Youth Jubilee Sat., Feb. 23rd-USO Auditorium · Chaplain Robert Gardner of Bushnell · Ogden High Chansonettes · Dorothy Madden, Trombonist · Nettie Mearie Oberg, Contralto · And Other Musical Features A Streamlined Meeting for Youth 1944, as j a seaman and was discharged in August, 1944. He received his basic.-training at San Francisco, Calif., and served along the Pacific coast. He has been employed with the newspaper for ten months. Assistant Route Manager Leon K. Parsons, 510 Washington, district route manager, was with The Standard-Examiner 13 j years prior to .entering service. He was employed first as a carrier, then a street sales manager and a route manager. He entered the army in January, 1943, received his basic training 'at Fort Warren,' Wyo., and served in the European theatre as a warehouse foreman. He was overseas two and one-half years, receiving' his discharge Oct. 11, 1945. Mack Whitaker, LaF-antz apartments, returned to The Standard- Examiner after .being in the army since Feb. 6, 1943. . Prior to entering service, he worked as a collec- tor for the newspaper in .-the- Brigham City district. He is now a route manager. He received his army discharge NovT'7, 1945. Whitaker received his training at. Camp Rucker, Ala., and served as mortar observer and section leader. He spent 18 months in the European, theatre. + HARD AT WORK . . . Shown above are some of the veterans of World War II ivho arc engaged in the production and circulation of The Standard-Examiner: (top row, left to right): Louis A. (jlacnveii, re- FOR RENT OR SALE! · Hospital Beds · Wheel Chairs · Crutches · Bedside Tables, eta RELIABLE 3275-84 Wash, Blvd. porter,' and second row H.UIA. ^ii V-UlO'l'lUJ.l UJ. JL11C fcj LttJ-lWtlJt \J. JLJ-v«.**i»aiV.A . \vv^r » u . i » * ***. v w v ^ - . 0 . . . , - . T * " · : Ted Collins, photographer; Mack Whitaker, LeRoy Thorsted and Leon Parsons, circulation, , Harold Bell, job pressman; Leon Hedenstrom, John Aiken and T. Boyd Sloan. engra\in 7 , Dale Collins, classified advertising; third row, Raymond Hobbs, stereotype; Gordon O. Gjasrnann, classifies advertising, and Larkin Patterson, display salesman; William Poe, circulation; Calvin Ku=sen, eus- patch; William Glasmann, John Wise, Keith Gale and Ray Thomson, composing room; \\arren ueus, pressman. Temporary re*ef for sympUnc »f branchial ASTHMA AND HAY FEVER Tfie patented inner construction of die nebulizer, produces micro-fine droplets, making a completely inbalable. vapor which permits the medication, to. teach the bronchial area, CAUTION: Vse 'oatr is a/rectti Nebulize* Solution A T YOUR DRUGGIST Monday, Feb. 25, at 8:30 p. m. Sharp AT OGDEN HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM ALBERT J. SOUTHWICK Director VERA FREY SEASON Accompanist Admission $1.00, plus 20c Federal Tax ·-·Tickets now on sale at Glen Bros. Music Co.,.2546 Washington Blvd.; Quality Silk Shop, 2477 Washington Blvd.; at O. H. S. Auditorium door night of program.

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