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THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
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Following Men In
This column is devoted to news o!
men serving their country. Such
news is solicited from parents and
friends of these men. When writing,
be sure to sign your name.
"Remember Pearl Harbor"
Captain George F. Plott
Promoted To Major
Captain George F. Plott, former
ly of Company "H," National
Guard unit, of Waynesville, now
in the air corps, has been promot
ed to major, it was learned here
Captain Plott, a veteran of the
World War, has had thirty years
service in active duty and as a
member of the National Guard.
He was transferred to the U. S.
Air Corps in January of this year
and is now serving with the 44th
Air Depot group in Springfield,
111. Prior to January he had served
continuously in the infantry,
Major Plott left here for active
duty, as captain of Company "H"
on September 10, 1940, for Fort
Jackson. From there he was
transferred to Fort Bragg for duty,
then back to Fort Jackson. From
Jackson he was sent to Washing
ton, D. C, and from there to Pat
terson Field, Ohio, and more re
cently to his present station.
Pvt. Sam C. Welch
On Visit To Relatives
Private Sam C. Welch, who is
in the U. S. Infantry, stationed at
Camp Wolters, Texas, arrived on
Tuesday to spend a few days here
with relatives. Private Welch,
who volunteered during the winter,
was inducted into the service at
Fort Leavenworth, Kans., and was
sent from there to Camp Wolters
for basic training. Prior to his
entering the service Private Wech
was an examiner with the Federal
Home Loan Bank with headquar
ters in Topeka, Kans.
Mm wi t 'W ' Jl- nrrivine' iu
Ural tees r lna iwervone v ery r nenai v Jim mv, ow stationed at F0rt union and
At Fort Jackson Induction Center
Sergeant Joe Sloan
Goes To Ft. Benning
Sergeant Joe Sloan, who has
been stationed at Fort Jackson
since he left here with Company
"H,'' has been transferred to of
ficers training camp at Fort Ben
niing. Sergeant Sloan, with Mrs.
Soan, were the guests during the
week of the former's father, Hugh
Francis Garren, private, first
class, U. S. army, who is stationed
at Camp Sutton, spent the week
end here with his wife.
Private Eugene Davis, who is
stationed at Camp Lee, spent the
week-end with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. R. L. Davis, at Cove Creek.
Private Albert Mull, of Fort
Jackson, spent the week-end here
with his mother, Mrs. Dewey Mull.
Private Ralph Jenkins has re-
spending several days here with
DICK MOODY, has traveled a
lot since he entered the Navy on
July 9, 1940. He has seen service
at Pearl Harbor, and other Pacific
posts. He was in San Francisco
recently for two weeks, and while
there telephoned his parents in
Major Wilfred Jackson
Major Wilfred Jackson who is
now stationed at Fort Benning,
Ga., has recently been promoted
to Lt. Colonel, it was learned here
this week. Col. Jackson formerly
resided here, and was in charge of
the Farm Security Administra
tion office serving this county and
Sergeant Kenneth E. Wright,
Hon of Mr. and Mrs. James Wright,
is now stationed at Camp Cook,
Calif. Sergeant Wright has been
in the U. S. Army for the past two
$1 War Savings Stamp
Will Not Move Letter
CLEARMONT, N. II. A $1
war saving stamp will help build
tanks and planes, but it won't
move a letter.
Postal authorities, after discov
ering such a stamp on a letter,
decided that it could not be ac
cepted as postal tended, and the
missive was held in the "postage
due" department awaiting the
pleasure of its super-pariotic send
Blood plasma transfusions can
be given directly on the battlefield,
and blood typing or matching is
All Members and Friends Of
Plans Have Been Completed For A
MONDAY, AUGUST 17
Starling At 10:30 A. M.
Annual Business Meeting and ,
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I.Trkm Jim was a treat for all u was soldiers pay aay, ana me
of us. He knew we were coming, crowded conditions, we decided to
j k'.j ,oo .Frnr mnts to be .' :ome straight through the area
fAs told by Pinkney Turbyfill to on j,and to greet us. 'and got supper shortly after mid-
a member of The Mountaineer. Uncle Sam b'liews in feeding night in Hendersonville.
staff) i , Ui nmBnective soldiers as well as We arrived in Waynesville about
. .. ' , .. hi soldiers. We had a bountiful I five o'clock Sunday morning,
i was one or tne oo araiiees wnu ----- chm-tlv aft-
left here last Friday to take ex. and del. c.ous supper Jto
aminations at Fort Jackson with erwards we were on our "d.v.dual
the view of being inducted into .. r - .--
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wniie I would not ciassny niyv.u,,,v,,c,.(..r- .imilar trin. will
THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, ,u
J?. . Annual .
oparianuurg. oecause IVClUllftn
n.u J or.l fVio 1 -TT ilUll
n ij 1 Fanil'
Held T act c.j-
The annual Hyatt
held Sunday a,,.
home of w. A. Hyatt
self as a globe trotter, I have been ' ed for the examinations.
I could not have had a better
' time on a Sunday school picnic,
and outside of losing my pipe-
true my dearest pai me wnoie irip
pleasant. Those who
r, 1 nave ueeii c - finH I
and been be- :g breakfast, we started in with nna, i
fore many doctors for different ail-1 the doctors.
rri J a. i 1 1 miih nf na 4
menu), ine uociors, anu an uuici ...v.. - - .nirit that makes
at Fort Jackson treated us like we get a glimpse of ourselves in the , spirit that m akes
wom momLr. f thpir fniilv. 1 X-i'sv machines, mat was
One could not ask for better treat- j first time I ever saw my heart
ment and courtesies. .tick.
Everyone was very nice to us One doctor makes only one spe
but the weatherman, and he gave cine examination, and the sheet
us a warm welcome from the time or record of each man goes right
we eot ther until we left. alone with him from doctor to
We left Waynesville with 66
am sure, an attitude of
arouna quite a.oit, ana oeen oe-, . Y., I ,priniIRn(aa nn th nart of officers
nt au- the doctors, xney coveieu ccjr - - - .
" ..... t 1. ' an A man in fhnrirt vpt n friflnnlV
The doctors, and all others .inch of us, and tooK um r - . ... ' M. f
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the good, whether they keep him or
send him back home.
To those who will have to go
this month, next month, or at any
time, it will be well to remember
that it is far better to go sober
than to tank up before starting,
men on the two busses, but at
Canton Our number was reduced
to 65 when one draftee was turned
over to officers for being unruly
and insisting on draining a pint
We did not go all the way to
Fort Jackson, but stopped at the
induction center about six miles
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'doctor uncie.oam js ine uuss, uu u
When all examinations had been ' tnmK ior a minuie i you ;..
completed, all the men were called ; fool him. Those of us who were
together, and there the names of sober enjoyed the whole trip,
each man called and told whether Others still have a lot to regret,
or not he was suited for service. -
Out of our group, 21 returned Cellulose sponges, derived from
home. cotton or wood pulp, absorb 20
We left Saturday afternoon times their weight in water and,
about five o'clock. because they float, they will not
The streets and eating places of pick up grit from tne Doiiom oi a
The first person we saw after Columbia were
packed with sol- ucket.
view road with
v uuuii. Kev. a"d Mr.
Hammett nH . ,Mrs- B.
special guests. ' mar'
Officeru fnr .
be president, Dewev '"h!"
Walker, Clyde; histoda t
A. Hyatt, Waynesville-'
committee, Miss Mildrert' 71
uiua nyatt. WmJ
and Jack Hyatt. Ca
Rufus Hyatt asked that J
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A schoolboy was asked to
jlain the formation of de
answer was; "rhe earth mj
on its axis every 24 hours, J
consequence of the trem,
pace at which it travels, j
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