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Odessa class of 1942 had 32 graduates; '67 nursing class held at hospital


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100 Years Ago

The Odessa Record

May 11, 1917

Six Odessa boys answer the call. Arthur Schatz was one of the smallest young men in Odessa, too short by an inch to meet either army or navy specifications, but he certainly started something when he left Saturday for Spokane where he enlisted in Uncle Sam’s aviation corps. The ice being broken, six more young men, John A. Schoonover, Cecil Jenks, Otto Wagner, Edward Johnson, Virgil Harrison and Edward Weber, all fit for any branch of service left for Spokane to take the examination for enlistment.

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