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THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
THURSDAY, MARCH 2(!
A Week Of The War
President Roosevelt proclaimed
April 6 as Army Day and asked
the Nation to observe it by re
soving firmly "to spare no effort
which may contribute to the speedy
creation of the arms and sup
plies' indispensible to our citizens'
army." He said, "We are engaged
in our greatest war, a war that
will leave none of our lives wholly
untouched. We shall win this war
as we have won every war we have
War Secretary Stimson an
nounced the army will train 100,
000 men and women for civilian
jobs as overhaul and repair me
chanics, inspectors at government
arsenals, etc. Men must be out
side the age requirement for Se
lective Service. Applications may
be made at any Civil Service Com
mission local office. The House
passed and sent to the Senate a
bil to create a volunteer army aux
iliary corps of women between 21
The President set April 27 as
the SS registration day for all
men 44 to 64 inclusive. Director
Hershey said as the war progress
es, draft deferments will depend
more on whether a man's civil op
eration is essential to the war ef
fort than on his dependants.
Greater Than the Loss of Singapore
Selective Service Director Her
shey, tightening 11-A deferements,
directed SS local boards to put
aside considerations of "mere con
venience and comfort" in determ
ining the defement of persons nec
essary in the "national health,
boards began distribution of four
page occupational questionnaires to
obtain for the U. S. Employment
Service and other agencies full in
formation on the vocational back
ground of men who registered
February 16. Later the question
naires will be sent the earlier SS
The Office of Price Administra
tion announced individual or fam
ily consumers will register for su
gar rationing May 4, 5, 6 and 7
at public elementary schools. Com
mercial users will register April
28 and 29 at high schools. All
sugar sales in the country will be
halted at midnight April 27 for
approximately 10 days. One mem
ber of a family can register the
entire household. Each person
will receive a war ration book of
Oil Coordinator Ickes said a
card rationing system for gasoline
will repace within six weeks the where near our goals." Commerce
present 20 per cent limitation on Secretary Jones reported the De
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The fall of Singapore means little to this old Malayan mother as she sits on a piece of debris In the city's
streets after a heavy Japanese bombing attack and cries to Heaven her grief at the loss of her child. The
naked body of the youngster lies on the ground, torn by a bomb fragment in one of the last raids before
deliveries in 17 Eastern States,
Washington, Oregon and the Dis
trict of Columbia. The War Pro
duction Board said new typewrit
ers produced during the remainder
of 1942 will go to the army, navy
and other government agencies, y
PRODUCTION AND CONVERSION
War Production Chairman Nel
son, in a radio broadcast, said
airplane production has increased
more than 50 per cent since Pearl
Harbor. "But this is no reason for
false complacency. We are no-
We Also Serve Pet's Butter and
Pet Ice Cream
Pasteurized Milk Is Safe
fense Plant Corporation had made
commitments as of March 7 for
construction of more than 700
plants. He said the government is
spending $600,000,000 for construc
tion of synthetic rubber plants.
Navy Secretary Knox said of
more than 1,000 ships which have
cleared New York for southern
ports and have observed navy or
ders to traval in specially desig
nated south lanes, only five have
been sunk. He said the coast guard
force proctecting harbor installa
tions is being increased from
35,000 to 60,000, and a large num
ber of patrol vessels, are being
added for the entire Atlantic coast
line. The Maritime Commission
said its liberty ship production
program, now on schedule, calls for
putting 1,488 new freighters in
war service by the end of 1943.
Allen's Creek News
Fines Creek News
Mrs. D. N. Rathbone.
Looking back over the past sev
eral years it is gratifying to note
many improvements in various
phases of our community life. We
have a better school building, a
new addition has been made to
our church, bur mam thorough- the Fines Creek school.
fare has been straightened and '
hard surfaced and electric service "Aunt" Louisa Rogers is in a
is available to all. True enough critical condition at the home of
each of these improvements have her daughter, Mrs. Bobbie Carver,
meant much to all of us, but of ," Aunt" Louisa is 93 years old and
Plans are underway to organize
a B. Y. P. U. at the Fines Creek
The seniors will present their
play Friday night, March 27th, at
Has Good Susiness
"Business has been excellent,"
was the comment of Jimmy Wil
liams, co-partner of Charlie's Cafe,
which opened last Thursday.
"People are certainly compli
mentary about our place, and that
'open view' kitchen has been the
source of much favorable comment,
and lots of people marvel at how
spic and span everything is," he
"Our experienced staff have
been able to render quick service
even when practically ever seat was
taken," the manager stated.
The new cafe is owned and man
aged by Jimmy Williams and
greater importance, in our opin
ion, is the betterment of the alco
holic situation which for many
years had been a great menace to
Some ten or twelve years ago
our community was overrun, tramp
led and crippled economically, so
the wife of the late Jesse Rogers,
a Civil War veteran,
The President asked Congress
for more than $8 billion to expand
the army air forces by purchase of
148,000 planes in 1942. The Civil
Aeronautics Administration said its
standardization center in Houston,
Texas, soon will graduate a class of
pilots every ten days for the army
ferrying command. The office of
education and the CAA announced
plans for a nationwide aviation ed
ucation program in elementary and
President Roosevelt said by fall
labor shortages probably will be
gin to develop, although at the
present time there is sufficient man.
power for V war industry. The
President stated nowhere in the
country is anyone prohibited by
law from working more than 40
hours a week. WPB Chairman
Nelson addressing CIO leaders
in Washington : asked labor to
suspend for the duration the privi
lege of getting double time pay
for work on Sundays and holidays.
PRIORITIES AND ALLOCA
TIONS The WPB ordered manufactur
ers of domestic laundry equipment
to halt production by May 15, and
manufacturers of certain vending
machines, of juke boxes and other
amusement machines by May 1. The
board directed distributors of
men's and boys' clothing to omit
trouser cuffs after March 30. Prior
ity assistance was granted ma
terials needed for repair and main
tenance of exisiting plumbing and
heating installations on farms, in
residences and office and apart
ment buildings. The board limited
We Thank You
The Modern Eating
Place With the
"Open View" Kitchen
Orders Taken For
Homemade Cakes :
We deeply appreciate the many compliments
we have received along with your patronageabout
our tasty food, prompt service and modern build
ing. We are serving more people every day, and
our determination to please will make it' easy
for you to get what you want here, for breakfast,
dinner, supper, or even just a sandwich.
We open at six every morning, and close at
11 each night 17 hours of continuous and ex
cellent service, serving only the best of delicious
JIMMY WILLIAMS and CHARLIE WOODARD
Food Prepared and Served As You Like It
On Main Street ' Opposite First National Bank Waynesvillej
Fines Creek hails greetings to
our new babies who recently ar
rived. They seem to be receiving
much recognition through some
leading magazines. Jerry Brown,
Lt 'ij . m ir j r
cially and morally by the influence " "n olu 8" lur To"
e iv,v.i d It Fred Brown, now tops the scales
WuWI8 w'et"u- at 16 pounds, of course he's cap-
merous, customers were plentiful tain. Then there is adorable Davta
and drunkenness was in profusion. Louise Pri ot ,te a month oW
Homes were wrecked, many lives daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Will
were ruined and the worth of moral Price) has already won over and
character lost is beyond compre- become the pet of her small visi
hension. 'tors. Little lady Beverely Arlene
Today the clouds of this deadly Kirkpatrick, month old daughter of
evil have almost rolled away. We Mr. and Mrs. Jim Kirkpatrick, with
live in a purer atmosphere. Now her cooing will no doubt be the
one may look up and enjoy the queen of the family tree,
beautiful scenery without fear of . : .-.
bumping into a drunk or stumbling1 Fred Safford who holds a posi
over a bat-wing bottle. 'tion at Newport News, Va., spent
We may never , know just how the week-end with his parents, Mr.
much our church had to do with and Mrs. Fred Safford.
the bettering of this situation, but
we do know that a church is the Mr. and Mrs. M, M. Kirkpatrick
salt of a community and we feel spent Friday last week in Ashe-
that ours has not lost its savour. ville on business.
Held In Honor of
Dallas Rhea Clark
Brief but impressive services
were held at the regular Sunday
morning service at the First Meth
odist church in memory of Dallas
Rhea Clark, machinists' mate, first
class U. S. Navy, Haywood's nrst
casualty in World War II.
The pastor of the church, the
Rev. J. Clay Madison, was in
charge of the service. He told of
the message received one week ago
from the Navy Department by the
mother, Mrs. Nellie Morgan Clark,
stating that her son was "missing
while in performance of active
A one minute period of silent
tribute was paid by the congrega
tion, after which taps sounded in
a distant part of the building, giv
ing the effect of coming from
Young Clark is the son of the
late Dee Clark and grandson of
two veterans of the War Between
the States, Stephen Redmond and
Dallas Clark, both of Haywood
county. He had been in the navy
for twelve years and was said to
have been on the U. S. S. Houston.
County Home CI
The schedule for th '
county home demons"' '
for the month of 6
announced by Miss Mary y
Smith, county agent
Aliens creek o1,,k -;.""
the school house at 2 nn
Wednesday, ist: tZcl
with Mrs. Crew
o'clock on Thursday o7
Creek club with i.." J"
erwood on Friday ZrP
dam club will meet ' '
Navy ships carry nearly 100 edu
cational courses, in book and
pamphlet form, for instruction in
TiVonrtle 1 .... . . .
."..via vuve riuh . ,1.
K. Boone at 2:00 o'clock
nesdav. 8th, Pin .,
v.bUl1UM at 1(1 .OA
on ThursHav Qtv ou
meeting; Iron Duff ciub J
Friday 10th; Mirnimr L"'
with Mr-, nr , . K ilf
o'clock, Monday, 13th. i
ucbuci viud wun .Mrs en
ous at 2:00 o'clock on wedJ
lotn; Maggie club with V ?"
Ketner at 0-(In 'i " L
- J Iznn'U r.n
iT' , , ' v,BOUee club it
school house at 2:00
- -.""j , 1.1,11, naicim r.
with Mrs. Mark Callous
o'clock on Monday, 20th- f"J
Rogers on Tuesday, 21st.'
The followinsr cluh
on designated dates with hosteJ
w uc ctiiuuiuit:t;u at a ata j
Cecil club on WednesH,. 3
West Canton on Thursday's!
" ",mla tuD r nuay, 24th.
Clyde club on Tuesday, 284
Salvation Army Worke!
10 leach Citizens Bibl
Class Sunday Morninf
The Salvation Army wotkeu
the Mountain Division will k
charge of the Citizens Bible G
at the regular Sunday moo
session at the First Baptist dm
Lt. Thelma-'Colton will addrea
The members of the clui
asked to bring their wivei
the Woman's Bible Class of
church are also invited as iptJ
Our Sunday school attendance
last Sunday was 237 which was an
Mrs. Effie Green Francis and
Mrs. Dorothy Gohaean Clark.
increase of 11 over the Sunday 1bth in- the Fines Creek
school, spent the week-end in New
port News with their husbands.
Twenty-four members of our
Sunday school attended the third
monthly convention of the 13 Sun
day schools in the Waynesville dis
trict which was held at Barbers
ville Baptist church at 2:30 p. m.
Our pastor gave the devotional
Jack Price, son of Haden Price,
is much improved with pneumonia.
We regret the error last week,
in urllih if woo of of a1 fV.f
Later in the program two musical riarir anonf fV, ,,i,j i.:-
selections, one reading and one mother, Mrs. Caudas Clark. It
'""'IUU were Pen oy younger was Glenn Clark instead. We
members of our school.
Ray Mashburn and family have
moved to Fontana where he has
been employed for some time.
gladly make this correction.
"BETTER BUSINESS MERITS
Mrs. Net Allen spent the latter
part of last week in Asheville with
her sister, Mrs. Al Suttels,
Mrs. Eva Stevens, of Canton.
was the week-end guest of Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs C. 1.. Allen and
daughters. Grace and Nell, at
tended a htrf.nrlnv HinnAi loaf Gun-
I" ' . ,.. ot uuu-
day on Pole Creek in Buncombe
county, ine dinner was given in
honor of Mr. Hutchinson.
Among those taking part in
the program at Barbervile church
last Sunday afternoon were: Win
nie and Betty Farmer, Nellie and
Mildred Muse, Mary Francis Fer
guson, Sammy Wiggins, and Paul
Mrs. Fred Farmer and daughter,
Winnie, Mrs. Blanch Franklin and
son, Dave, and Mrs. Jule Allen
spent last Wednesday visiting
metallic plates for state and local
auto licenses to 10 per cent of the
weight issued during the year end
ing: July 1.
THE WAR FRONT
Gen. Douglas MacAWhur, ac
companied by a staff of officers,
broke through the Japanese block
ade and proceeded from Bataan
Peninsula to Melbourne. Australia.
to assume supreme command of
the forces in that region, including
the Phillippines. Lt Gen. Jona
than M. Wainwright succeeded
Gen. MacArthur in command of
American troops on Bataan. Gen
eralissimo Chiang Kai-Shek placed
Lt. Gen. Joseph W. Stillwell, U.
S. Army, in command of the Fifth
and Sixth Chinese Armies, oper
ating with British forces in Burma.
South Carolina's population
jumped from 1,738,765 in 1930 to
1,905,815 in 1940.
WE RENOVATED AND RE-BUILT
THE BUILDING NOW
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