Pacific Stars and Stripes, Dec. 24, 1952
SEOUL, Dec. (AP)- Korean war orphans and
widows in Seoul have received more than 3,800 pounds of arm winter
clothing as Christmas gifts from the Church of Lutheran Brethren of
America, Seoul Mayor Kim Tai Sun has announced.
Chaplain H. J. Gunhus, Seattle, chaplain with the
3d Transportation Military Railway Service in Korea, wrote his church
back home asking for clothing and the Rev. C. E. Walstad, Minneapolis,
a Lutheran leaders, solicited aid from many states.
GIFTS HAVE ALREADY been given to the Borin-won
orphanage, the Song Shim War Widows and Orphanage home, and other
charity institutions in Seoul, the mayor said.
Chaplain Gunhus plans a Christmas party for the
Clothing was distributed in many United States
cities, including Seattle, Chicago, Superior, wis., Minneapolis, East
Stanwood, Wash., and Cooperstown, N.D.