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■ • ' ‘ HO>A£ ON FUrsLOUGM •, .
Gunners Mate 2/c Warren Hoyle recently spent a 3 day pass with his parents, Mr»
and Mrs^ Lorn^ E, Hoyle of Shelby. Warren didn*t have much time, its true, but he
had a t-errific*lly good time anyhow.
Pvt, “Buddy" Whisnant’has reported to Camp Le Jeune, N;, C, after spending a lOr*
day leave Awith his parents, Mr, and Mrs. ‘Durham Whisnant, jBuddy had just completed
his boot training at Parris Island, ,S* C,, ar>d looked in the "pink** while here, Buddy
and his family went to Greensboro, to visit Merrill who is a Junior at Womans* College
there. Buddy made good use of his Dad*s good looking new Buick courting down Shelby
way he sajd when the Marines ixnd, they immediately get every thing under control*
Major Mark ^llins of Washington,. D, C, spent a recent week-end with his mother,
Mrs, F. C, Rollins and other members of his family. Major Rollins is assistant editor
of the ^fantry Journal,, published in the Capitol.
s S’l/c Robert Stacey is spending a 25-day leave with his wife an(^ family in Mor-»
ganton. They formerly lived in Lawndale, but his wife-now makes her honio in Morgan^-
ton, Robert has ’just’ returned from the Pacific Area, whdre he served with the Ampb-
ibuous forces - he ;vas wearing all sorts of ribbons, ctc, and 5 campaign stars. When
the writer talked to Robert, he seemed to be having a swell time, seeing old friends
around the H oover Rail,
Pvt, Gene Cloninger has retumed to Camp Hov/zc, Texas after spending a 19-^y
furlouglj with his wife and tv;o children, 0ale and Mike, Gene'reported-a big time
going ,a-froggin* with Hemie Champion - know , he enjoyed those wonderfully delectable
fried frog legs, , . ; '
'J,- "Doc”' iGline,'S '2/c spent a 9 day leave during the latter part of May with his
parents;, .Mr,’ ^and Mrs. Davie Cline, Doc has just completed boot training at Bain-
bridf?e,‘Md, and really jlooked like a young Tarzan, Doc is a very popular Lawndale
boy and' was entertained extensively during his leave, ,qne of the hi^ lights being the
"i ish'Frj/" given in his honor by the Boy»Sc.guts- at V.liif^nant * s picnic grounds near Polk-
ville. Doc was an Eagle Scout when he volu}iteered for the Navy, and sayir.his Scout
(Continued cn next pcige)