Herald Grinnell, Iowa
Mrs. L. W. Mann I
Right There When I
Local interest is giyen the es- J cape of the two deserters at Ft. I Des Moines last Saturday afternoon by the fact that Mrs. Iceland Mann, who was attending the W. A. A. C. graduation, was parking her car close to the post parade grounds cannon just as it j was fired to signalize the escape.
It will be recalled that the two j men were being held at Ft. Des I Moines pending transfer to their regular stations for discipline. They were doing some clean-up work, under guard, at the new W. A. A. C. barracks at the fort when they slugged their guard with a brick, attacked him as he staggered from the blow, took his j revolver and fled into the woods I and brush south and east of the post.
Mrs. Mann watched with excited interest the fort's military police running to aid in the search
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