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 - FUNERAL. OF H. M. WOFFORD (Continued from pare...
FUNERAL. OF H. M. WOFFORD (Continued from pare 1) morning following a lov hlness starting starting with measles, and finally ending in tubercolosis. We had expected him to return to the company soon and the news of his death was a great surprise surprise to all the boys. Orton was a good soldier, a hard, conscientious worker, and had already won two promotions. promotions. He was popular among the men and his death is a sad blow. . ETen a greater shock was cans by the death of Private Howard Wof-ford, Wof-ford, Wof-ford, of Lockhart. ' Ha suffered a sudden sudden attack of appendicitis about four days ago and was taken to the hospital hospital and operated on. Ha seemed to bo recovering exceptionally fast, but complications set in today and he died very quickly. . Wofford also was a good soldier and a-hard a-hard a-hard worker. H was well liked and the death of these two boys has cast a gloom over the entire company. 'The bodies will be shipped home at enee, and it ia very probable that some member of the I company will accompany each, though I tw h nAt Wn at,hw uft. this has not been definitely, settled. ' The weather has .been very severe lately. The coldest period of the vear was last Saturday night and Sunday. Co. C went on guard Saturday after noon and thus caught the very coldest ) of ft aH. Co. t mess hall caus-ht caus-ht caus-ht fire ! at three o'clock Sunday morning and waa pretty badly damaged though not an entire loss. The guards quickly got the hose to shooting and prevented prevented the spreading of the flames though there was a hirh wind blowing. The whole regiment waa called out and shook, and shivered in the cold, but we didn't have to stay out long. It rained tonight and .promise o turn cold again. We hope it wont be as bad as Sunday, for the thermometer went to 13 and we knew It was un lucky for us that we were on guard. First ' Sergeant Blackman passed ' the recent examination for men to go j Bote the officers training school at Leon 1. Springs, .Texas, and will leave Sunday ; for the camp. Sergeant Russell P.: Fulton has been appointed first ser- ser- geant ta his place and Is fastlearn- fastlearn- ing the ropes of his new job. We are i all hoping" that Sergeant Blackman comes out at least a captain.

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  1. The Orlando Sentinel,
  2. 06 Jan 1918, Sun,
  3. Page 6

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