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St. Charles (Kane County, Illinois) Chronicle, Jan. 19, 1933, Local Happenings, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Roche received a wire from their son, Herman Jr., of the U.S. Naval Hospital Service, Mare Island, California, telling them of his first airplane trip from Oakland, northern Calif., to Long Beach, Southern Calif. Herman states the experience was a glorious one. He is planning to visit his folks and "old home town" in the late spring. To the reunion of the class of '30, held recently at the Community Center, Herman sent his regrets for not being able to join is old class mates. (Posted as a courtesy, not related.)