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The service records of war
of the recent war, torn*
Farmville High 8ehool,
erintendsaft J. H.'Moore, aft the 1
exercise* so?acted with the
of dogweod tree* an the
gteee* *y the MnmrriD* i<
Otab u Mag memorials, an
Sgt. James Hubert Andrews, son of'
the late Mr. and Mia. Anson Andrews,
wna bora la Pitt Orarrty, January 23,
l*t. and attended the--?lsi?aviBe
schools. He entered the serrice Feb
ruary 9, 1940, taking training at
Laagley Raid, Va, Scott Field and
Catamite Field, 111. InxMay, 1942, he
reported ndssing Deesmbor 2, 1942,,
after his plane failed to return from
a mission. -T.-'Sjo!
The War Department presumed him
dead as of January 7, 1940.
T/4 John Rollins Baldrce
Tech. 4th Grade John Rollins Bald
roc was born Oct. 28, 1912, the son of
Mr. and Mrs. John A. Baldree.
induction in June, 1942, he trained aft
Camp Lee and Camp Pickett, Va*
Camp Blandingt Fla., and in Arizona
and. Los Angeles, Calif., sa a medical
aide. He went overseas in
1944, and was killed in action in
France December 10 of the-:
year. The Bronze Star
for his bravery in leaving security to
aid wounded comrades. On tb* third
trip for s wounded soldier, he waa
His widow is among his survitors.
T/Sgt. Herbert Heathy Dnraetle
Tech. Sgt. Herbert Hemby Burnetts,
son of Mrs. Herbert Bumette, of
Greenville, and the late Mr. Bumette,
was born July 8, 1914, Inducted into
Army, August 7, 1941, and transferr
ing to the- Army Air Corps, August
23, he reported for training at Max
well Field, Montgomery, Ala. After
training at the Army Air Corp* Tech
nical School, Scott Field, IIL, he was
graduated as a radio operator me
chanic, April 20, 1942. From Scott
Field, he went to Hariingen Army
Gunnery School, Hariingen, Texas,
where on May 23, 1942, he was grad
uated as an Aerial Gunner.
Further training took place at Salt
Lake City, Utah, Geiger Field, Wash.,
Muroc, Calif., Tucson, Ariz., and again
at Geiger Field. In October, 1942,
after being sent to the Army Air
Base at Syracuse, N. ^4 the previous
month, he departed for the European
Theater, where he was reported miss
ing in action north of St. Nassize,
France, February 14, 1948, the date
which the War Department presumed
Awards of the Purple -Herat and
Air Medal were mads to his mother.
Pvt. Emerson Whittier Hobgood
Pvt. Emerson Whittier (Dick) Hob
good, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jonah G.
Hobgood, entered the Army Decem
ber 3, 1942, at Fort Bragg and left
December 8, for Camp Clairborne, La.,
where he joined the 409th Infantry
Division. In November, 1943, he
sent to Camp Howxie, Texas; Jane 8,
1944, to Fort Meade, Md., and he ar
rived in England in July, 1944.
| He was on doty hi France from
September 1, 1944, antil his death 14
days later in Brittany, France, where
he was killed in action,
took place in the U. 8. Military Cem
BL James, 83 miles nortl
of Besses, Frsrni A peethu
award of the Purple Heart was i
November 24, 1944, to bis. parents for
military merit and for
| I/8gt. Thomas -Brvin Joyner, son
of Charlea' Joyner k d the late>M?~_
Joyner, was borto August 22,19
iatb service February I, 1943,
__ n June ?,-19tt. Burial
fiyvlf AllM fti ML
bVOM |"W? ?* L*JB
He Jfin IMbI
lag CrMe for heroic
of Figfating Squadron Hum
rtary ?, anTwafe i
?H 4Mhm Serviee -Modal.
July 4, IMS, a Destroyer
T/5 Walter Louis
and Mm. R. L.
? v ? ? i- ?* - i
raary l^ilu, aim served in tM i
Division. Ho trained at
Ft Bragg, Gump Lewis, Wash., tad
ip White, Oregon. February 18,
1944, ho loft the States for Haw
ft*?, in the a??H. Pacific,.
his life November 12, 1944,
ahtp w?. fay th, ?
anchored for the men to land'
Leyte. S' .:
He moved here from Walstoatnrx
and attended school in Fsnnville in
tee sisth through ninth grades.
ltesign Pan! A. Parker
Ensign Paul Aaron Parker, the'eon
of Mr. and Mrs. J. Cleveland Patency
was born in Fountain, September* 14,
1928, end attended Fountain echbdth'
except for tee last year or two of
He enlieted in the Naval Beater*,
June 4, 1942, and on August 7 this
rating was changed to Aviation OdBrt.
His promotion to Ensign occuhsB
[July 19, 1948.
I Receiving his training at the Naval
Air Stations at Pens*
aonvilie, Fla., and San Diego, .C
j he left tee States, December 14,
es a member of FightingI
i June n, .1944, when his ptepe faihtf
to return from an attack _
I enemy on Saipan, in tee Marianasf he
was officially reported missing'' ;ih
Lt Com. a H. Force said he Mid
more than hie duty. Even though
eta?a -only five months, ha
awarded the Air Medal. Gold Star in
lieu of a second Air Medal, the PuSpte
Heart, the American Campaign Med
al, the Asiatic Pacific ribbon with two
Bronze Stars mid the World W*r Vic
tory Campaign Medal. 7
Pfc. Thomas Herman Rouse, If.
Pfe. Thomas Herman Rouse, Jr.,
son of Mr. aad:Mra. Tfcamss Herman
Rouse, enlisted in the United States
arine Corps Reserve, November 19,
1948, and received his training > at
Paris Island, & C? Camp Lejeune to*
Gamp Pendleton, Calif. He left IfcV
bates, July 80^ 1944, for Hawaii
ending on Zwo Jima, Februar
1944, with the ?th Marines, his
ion was Utterly opposed by the Jipe
tram the mountain top. As he
over the top of the ridgwhe 1
telly wounded and died instantly i
was buried in tfce fitfc Mai
ry along with 1876 officers,
a latter from Chaplain
The Purple Heart and Asiatic Pa
Ufic Campaign Medals1'
M years old January 5,
Aaron Tysen, Jr.
Pfc. John Aaton^TVsor^fa, ')
born April 8J1921, the a<p> of 1
?nine talk on'"Agriculture And It*
by W? son. Dr . |Vank lUrrK
gram leader at the evening.
The speaker compared agriculture
of? the latter
Napoteoi* It-tos* *0 man, engaged Ik
agslMtttnrs, to feed one man; it took
04 heera at labor to grow 1 acre a#
-wheat, whereas today, it only tdke*
B% hour*; eon 'yield per arte waa
ip btabehr, white -today thr average
is better than 88; cotton wa* 264
lbs. lint cotton, per mere, today tfafc
record yield, msde last fall, la 3 bales
not been for the progress that has
the. Mute -nadr-speke e?~4ho poaafr*
i store, was the
County, VA, where she |?
two months in the public
people.may be Mat
with an arrancwMMit of
?Uta|Mia? Mp} by wfcte can
dim la silver candelabra. At one
?M| of <the b>ble
of white aai gieen,
and frbm the other, Mrs. 4k. O. Las
cut bp tfca>atata lapfciraail Inn
with homemade ice cream.
Following bbethudieoa^ iCia. T. C?
also for her 21 yean of
in the D. A. R. Miss Canaway out
in the growth and
society and- reviewed the
* * ?'?iM^'i fltia ? - ? a*? .
records and* in
ia taipMoeids inspiration
to tip present goners tionapd to give
to generations y* to come. In this
S of a room |
as an-example of
Mt' of thtnast as a
?w? "? *?
paid tribute to Clara Barton as a
member of the organisation in tbb
.camps and the
? k ????tig II ? ? ^
K ' , the state
ties, tathe fields sf health.
full-scale dOH varies of
begin in May, 1M7, and that deliver
til all onto* have <beeM
W- (# Sam D. Bupdy)
on Toaaday. The folk)win#
few yaan and
Nfc tbi'lit6 for tM
. MBBf tor FridiM
April )8th. ?
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I U>mjM0 per
j?*b a. p*
-*?.? -,- rf*-*.
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And oh the spot
In answer to this i
?Med, GWRA ha* set up in
strategically located stockpil
$12.76 lbod package?, which coat
Snrles' for delivery.
"I beard of the desperate need of
millions of Greeks through the
GWIIA* M#S Suites. 1 couldnt
rest easy knowing of the sorrow in
I had to help."
the -Jfoodstuffs that make op
packages on a highly
with calorie content the first con
sideration. Each 86-pound package
gMfeid' an average family of six to
asking the American public for $?,
000,000 to hritiate and conclude a
jpflpnn of perniff
in Greece. During 1W7, t? t
over 876^0 war
At Tfcptotary Ctab
Rotarian W. C. Wooten wm chair
of the program ftt the letary
Club's supper meeting, Tuesday eve
Va., associated with the