Le Mars, Iowa
First Displaced Family Arrived In LeMars Thursday
To Make Home On Roman Fiedler I Farm Near Oyeps
The three members of thp Czupylo family from Europe brought to the United States under the displaced persons plan arrived in LeMars Thursday noon. They were met at the depot by Mr. and Mrs. Roman Fiedler on whose farm they will work and make their home.
Anton Czupylo, 34, lived in Poland until nine years ago when he went to Germany. He was forced *by the Germans to work in a creamery and haul milk. Later he was put in a concentration camp where he was married. His wife, Anastasia, 26, accompanied him to this country.
The family arrived in New York, December 21, coming directly from Germany. They all speak German and only a few words of English. He will work on the Fiedler farm 1% miles north of Oyens and Mrs. Czupylo will help Mrs. Fiedler. They will live in the tenant house which has been all redecorated and furnished for them.
At Oyens the family will be under the care of Rev. Henry Karhoff, resettlement director for the LeMars deanery. Mr. and Mrs. Fiedler and family are making big plans for the first Christmas of the Czupylo family in this country.
This is the first family to come to this territory under the displaced persons plan. Application must be made by citizens of this country to have, a family brought over. The applicant is responsible for the family until it is self supporting. The government pays passage for the ocean trip and the applicant pays the expenses from New York City to the new home.
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