Oscar G Mayer a local philanthropist dies in his sleep of a heart attack at age of 76 on march 5th. William J Mayer founder of Mayer Photo Art house for 47 years dies at age 79 on April 8th. Dudley Montgomery former president of the Madison Bus Company dies on October 26th at age 82. J Jesse Hyman President of the Emporium Company. Combat Casualties include Roscoe Ammerman and Dickey Chapelle.