FROM THE DEC. 4, 1935 THE NEWS RECORD:
Los Angeles — Millman Tarry, 32-year-old Harvard University professor, was killed tonight in a weird and apparently accidental shooting, 10 minutes after he arrived here from Cambridge, Mass. The accident occurred, according to the story Tarry’s wife Marian told police, as he was opening a traveling bag. She said the gun was entangled in clothing and discharged, sending a .38 calibre slug through his chest.
FROM THE DEC. 26, 1968 NEWS RECORD:
The Navy Achievement medal was presented to DC 3c Raymond McDonald, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.J. McDonald of Gillette, for having assisted Sept. 6 in rescuing a man who had fallen off a pier in Subic Bay, Philippine Islands. The citation, which was signed be Vice Admiral W.F. Bringle of the United States Seventh Fleet, was presented “For heroism while attached to and serving in USS Braine (DD-630) in R Division.” McDonald had seen a man floundering near a a pier and two other shipmates were struggling to keep the man afloat, the citation read and continued: Petty Officer McDonald entered the water and joined them in their efforts. With their assistance and the help of one other shipmate, the man was successfully rescued. Petty Officer McDonald’s prompt and courageous actions in the face of great personal risk undoubtedly saved a man from drowning and were in keeping with the highest traditions of the Navy.