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UY, SEPT. 3, 1942 (ONE DAY NEARER VICTORY)
THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
ew$ Of Many Hay wood Men In Armed Forces
Of Flight Officer
L Hogan, son or mr, ami
r. n UMTon who in an
I . hueiK rrmninir
f stuuein i"
dv Aviation School, Brady,
... wntiw received the
i pas , ,
tf flight officer. He has been
1 service ior um i
L having volunteered in
tier 1940- He was first sta-
gt MacfUl ntau, i ainci,
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Harrv Conard Visits
nts At Hazelwood
i Warrv Conard. son of
md Mrs. Arthur Conard, of
wood, who was mauctea at
McPherson 19 months ago
..vpml davs here with his
Its during the past week. He
k itationed at i'ort Bragg,
L. x(i service at a number
npt, having been stationed at
Wheeler, Camp Dix, (N. J.)
amp Clairborne, since he was
A into the service.
Harry Gaddis Has
Harry Gaddis," son of Mr.
Mrs. John Gaddis, of Company
327th Glider Infantry, 101
rue Division, Camp Clair
left Wednesday after spend-
In days here with his parents,
fcaddis has been in the service
March 12th. He held a po
with the Waynesville Laun-
rior to his enlistment.
leant Sam L. Inman
ts Parents. In Clyde
geant Sam L. Inman, who is
stationed at Camp Bruber,
. has been home on a furlough
b his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
lie Inman in Clyde. Sgt. In
volunteercd in Asheville five
Pis ago and has been stationed
'ort Brapg and Camp Croft
to ins present post.. He is in
I'rdical Corps, of. the Army. ;
Soldier Feels The
Need Of More Mail
Sergeant Milford Scruggs,
who is stationed at Camp Gor
don would like to correspond
with friends and anyone who
would care to write from "back
home." Sergeant Scruggs ad
Sgt Milford Scruggs,
Co. B. 8th Inf.,
Camp Gordon, Ga.
During Past Week
The following classifications were
made by the local draft board dur
ing the week: placed in class 1-A
were Clyde Thomas Mills, William
Boone Chambers, Ralph Williams,
James Edward Inman, Hardy
Placed in class 1-B were William
Earl Crawford, Joe Lyton McElroy,
and Hubert Turner Davis.
Put in class 1-C were Hurley
Goodwin Brown and Ben Bryson
Hugh Dennis Welch and Lee
Jackson Fereuson wer nlavi in
class 2-A. Marshall Wilson Han
nah was put in class 2-B.
Placed in class 3-A were Posey
Alfred Blackwell, Albert Laurence
Trantham and Lee Rathbone.
Put in class 4-F were Mark Lee
Smith, Browdy Medford Messer
and Holbert Hall.
Sergeant C. H. Smith
W-'4ir T-il 'fr-jf-rT-ii miiiiii iCll II
Sergeant Charles' Smith,"- sdn
of Mr. and Mrs. Frank F. Smith,
of Waynesville, route 2, who is
with the U. S. Army Air Corps,
is "somewhere overseas," - it has
been learned here this week.
wood IJoy Returns
JCamp In New York
fl'ate .Tesso AInnvo nt MoHi.
Parracks, N, Y., has returned
hp after spending week's
Rh with his parents, Mr. and
uorace M00re, of the Rat
seant Arthur W. Pace
p Mother near Canton
len on maneuvers since July
F. Mrs. Kate Papo f yr
.Mon, route 3. Sergeant
H Statinnal l t
N been in th "
Pvt. Robt. L. Underwood
Now 'At Keesler Field
Private Robert L. Underwood,
youngest son of Mrs. R. L. Under
wood, of East Waynesville, is now
stationed at Keesler Field, Miss.
Private Underwood has been ac
cepted as a candidate for training
in the U. S. Army Air force. Prior
to entering the service he was em
ployed by the Pet Milk Products
Promoted To Captain
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CAPTAIN C. M. EDWARDS, Jr., son of Prof, and Mrs. C. M.
Edwards, of Durham, who is now stationed at Fort Jackson, was
recently promoted to captain U. S. Army.
Carl G. Underwood Now
Stationed In Alaska
Carl G. Underwood, U. S. Navy,
son of Mrs. R. L. Underwood, of
East VVaynesville, is now stationed
in Alaska, where he is serving
with the electrical engineers in the
Before volunteering for service
in ADril. he was office manager of
the Carolina Power and Light
Company of Raeiord.
His naval record is that of
chief electricians? mate, with the
rank of petty officer, first class.
His wife, the former Hiss Helen
Hollowell, of Sanford, is employ
ed in the office of the Federal Un
employment agency of Sanford.
Lt. Comdr. Haviland In
Command Whidbey Island
Lieut. Commander Willis Brad
ley Haviland, veteran of World
War 1, is now commanding officer
at Whidbey Island, U, S. Naval
During the last World War Com
mander Haviland won distinctive
recognition. He received the
French Croix de Gueire, with two
palms, Italian War Cross, Belgian
War Cross, and the American Dis
tinguished Service Cross,
He served in the Lafayette Es
cadrille and was commissioned a
Lieutenant in the U. S. Navy when
this country entered the conflict
in World War 1. He served as
executive officer at Navy Air Sta
tion at Dunkirk and "was later sent
to Porto Casme,; Italy as command
er of the Navy Air Force.
Commander, Haviland and (Eddie
McDonald were the first officers
to fly off an American battleship.
Commander Haviland also enjoys
the distinction of having trained
the first thirty officers who flew
off a battleship at Hampton Roads,
and Mitchell Field, Long Island.
Mrs, Haviland is the former Miss
Lucile Satterthwaite, daughter of
Mrs. S. C. Satterthwaite and the
late Mr. Satterthwaite, of Waynes
ville, and is spending some time
here with her sister, Mrs, Ernest
L. Withers, while her husband is
in the service.
I t. C. W. : Edwards, Jr.
Promoted To Captain
Lt. C. W. Edwards, Jr., son of
Professor and Mrs. C. W. Edwards,
of Durham, has recently been pro
moted to Captain. Captain Ed
wards was originally with Company
"11", 120th Infantry, local unit of
the National Guard unit. He enter
ed the service in September, 1940,
with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant.
Captain and Mrs. Edwards, the lat
ter before her marriage Miss Nellie
Mehaffey, of Waynesville, are re
siding in Columbia, while the for
mer is stationed at Fort Jackson.
At Fort Bragg
Wood cores in a new-type rub
ber heel have 28 per cent of the
rubber used formerly.;
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una T- ' Tr fflrffin ymstmmmtm
Agar, the dried, gelatinous ex
tract from red seaweed, is useful
medicinally because jt is tasteless
and indigestible, and resists the
action of both intestinal bacteria
and digestive juices.
Steel ball bearings perfected for
use in airplane instruments have
diameters of less than .04 inch and
weigh .000144 ounce each.
The London (England) Passen
ger Transport Board estimates that
by reducing ticket thickness .004
of an inch, it will save 480 tons
of paper a year. ' ' .' .. :'
Is A Great American Institution
Labor has always been a vital cog in the Wheel that is America,
and it is only proper that we should pay homage this day to America's
armT of laborers.
Royle & Pill'ington Co., Inc.
fj;j nr. iwi, n
PRIVATE MILLARD BUCH
ANAN, 20, son of Merrit Buchan
an, of the Allen's Creek section,
who is now stationed at Fort
Bragg. Pvt. Buchanan entered
the service on June 15, 1940, and
is now with the 97th field artillery.
A common method of filling
shells with TNT is to heat the ex
plosive, which resembles brown
sugar at normal temperatures, to
just above its melting point and
pour it directly into the shell.
NOTICE SERVING SUMMONS
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT.
JENNIE R. HENRY, SALLIE
LOU JUSTICE, ELIZABETH
MOODY, RECTOR MOODY,
W. H. LINER, MYRTLE CON
NELL, WALTER CON NELL,
ETHEL WATSON, LEONARD
LINER, MARY LINER,
MARK LINER. JR., ETTA
LINER CAMBREL, AND
TOWN OF WAYNESVILLE.
The defendants Myrtle Connell,
Walter Connell, Ethel Watson,
Jess Watson, Leonard Liner, Mary
Liner, Mark Liner, Jr:, Etta Liner
Gambrel, will take notice that
action entitled as above has been
commenced in the Superior Court
of Haywood County, North Caro
lina, to foreclose Hens for taxes
due Haywood County; and said de
fendants will further take notice
that they are required to appear
at the Office of the Clerk of Su
perior Court of said county at the
Courthouse in Waynesville, North
Carolina, within thirty (30) days
after the 6th day of October, 1942,
and answer or demur to the Com
plaint of said action or the plain
tiff will apply to the court for the
relief demanded in said Complaint.
This the 2nd days Sept., 1942.
Asst. Clerk Superior Court,
William .Robt Stillwell
Promoted To Corporal
Pvt. StillwelL who left here on
July 18, 1941 has been promoted to
Corporal at the Advance Flying
School at Albuquerque, N. M. Pvt.
Stillwell attended the Hazelwood
school and the district high school.
Prior to entering the service he
was employed by the Unagusta
Corporal Stillwell, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Wra. C. Stillwell, of Has
elwood, volunteered and was in
ducted at Fort McPherson. After
four weeks there he was transfers-
red to Army Air base at Barksdale
Field, Shreveport, where he was
stationed for five months, He was
then sent to the Advance Flying
school at Albuquerque, where he
spent three months and was then
transferred to Fort Bliss, Texas,
for 7 weeks special training. After
completion of the course he was
transferred back to Albuquerque,
where he was promoted to Pvt.
First Class and then to Corporal.
James A Stanbury
Returns From Foreign
Service With U. S. Navy
James A. Stanberry, first class
gunner mate, of the U. S. Navy,
has returned to New York after
spending a week in Bryson City
with his grandfather Rev. John
Stanberry, a former pastor in Haz
elwood. Pvt. Stanbury has just
returned from Egypt and other war
He is the son of Baxter Stan
berry and the late Mrs. Stanberry
who was killed in a car wreck in
Charlotte in 1932. His mother, the
former Miss Mary DeHart, is the
sister of Mrs. W. C. Stillwell, of
B. C. Stillwell, U. S. Navy
Has "Unknown Address"
Burke C. Stillwell, radioman, 2nd
class, U. S. Navy, has an "unknown
address" at present, according to
members of his family. While his
letters come to his family by air
mail, it takes them from 8 to 10
days to reach here.
Young Stillwell, who is only 18
entered the service in October,
1941. The last visit to his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Stillwell of
Hazelwood, was made in January
just before he left for foreign duty
Prior to his entering the service
he was employed at Hardin's Grill
on the Balsam Road. His father,
W. C. Stillwell is a veteran ... of
World War 1, having served with
the 30th Division in 1917 and '18.
At Self ridge
TVT. LAWRENCE C. ROTEN
Pvt. Lawrence C. Roten
Now At Self ridge Field
Pvt. Lawrence C. Roten, son of
Mr. nnd Mrs. T. S. Roten, of Dell
wood, is now stationed at Selfridge
Field, Mich. He was inducted into
the service at Ft. Bragg, on April
8, 1942, and was assigned to the
Air Corps. He was given his basic
training at Sheppard Field Tech
nical School, Texas. Later he went
on maneuvers in North Michigan
with the 320 Material Squadron
308 Air Base group.
Prior to his induction he was an
automotive service man, and his
record shows more than 6,000 cars
serviced in 14 years.
Lt. Joseph V. Davis
Home For Vacation
Joseph V. Davis, second lieuten
ant, in the M. A. A. S. U., who is
attending the medical school of the
University of North Carolina, is
spending two weeks here with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. G rover C.
Davis. ' Young Davis received his
commission last June.
Pvt. Ben Ferguson
Home For Ten Days
Pvt. First Class Ben Ferguson,
son of Mr. and Mrs. R- L. Fergu
son, of Clyde, route 1, who Is now
stationed at Camp Polk, La., ar
rived on Wednesday to spend ten
days with ' his parents. - He has
been in service for the past six
months and was inducted at Fort
Bragg. From the latter ha was
transferred to Camp Polk whera
he has since been stationed.
Ben Colkitt, U. S. Naval
Air Cadet Visits Home
Ben Colkitt, U. S. Naval Air
Cadet, spent several days last
Week with his parents, Mr. and Ben
Colkitt. He came here from tha
Naval Hospital in Charleston, and
expects to be transferred soon to
the University of Georgia where he
ia taking his flight training.
Young Colkitt graduated during
the year from Davidson College. .
Lt. Comdr. Mint Reed
Promoted to Colonel
Lieutenant Commander M i n
thome W. Reed, U. S. Air Corps,
son of Mr. and Mrs. James W.
Reed, has recently been promot
ed to colonel, it was learned from
the Boston war information een-
ter, from n announcement by
Brig. Gen. J. J. Cannon. '
Col. Reed, who is located in
Boston, is in charge of the proctec-
tion of the New England area.
He has made an outstanding rec
ord in the years he has been in
the service. This is his second
promotion during the past few
Pvt. Luther Gaddis
Transfers To Ft. Bragg
Private First Class Luther Gad
dis, who volunteered in the U. S.
Army in 1940 has recently been
transferred from Fort Benning,
Ga., to Ft. Bragg, where he is at-,
tached to the 2nd Armored Divis
ion, Engineers. Pvt. Gaddis is the
son of Mr. and Mrs, W. M. Gaddis,
of Chestnut Park Drive, of Waynesville.
Sergeant Thad Chafin
Visits Family Here
Sergeant Thad Chafln, who is
stationed at Fort Jackson, has re
turned to camp after spending the
past week here with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Thad Chafln at their
home on the Fairview Road.
Having qualified as Administra
tor of the Estate of Henry R. Win
chester, deceased, late of. Haywood
County, N. C, this is to notify all
persons having claims against said
estate to exhibit them to tha un
dersigned at Waynesville, N. C. on
or before the 2nd day of Septem
ber, 1943, or this notice will be
pleaded in bar thereof. All per
sons indebted to said estate will
please make' Immediate settlement,
i This September 2, 1943.
. .': , R.L. PREVOST,
No. 1231Sept. 8-10-17-24-Oct.
1-8 M "v-,
WORKING men and women of America you are using a powerful
weapon against the enemy, in your regular purchase of War Bonds.
This Labor Day you are asked to enroll in the Payroll Savings Plan one
hundred percent! So if you know any worker who has not yet pledged
10 every payday purchase, do you utmost to urge his participation!
You are working to full capacity to win this war, and when you buy more
War Bonds you back yourself and our fighting men!
We Work Today That We May
Celebrate Victory Tomorrow
Haywood County. . . ;. . ;
No. 1234 Sept. 3-10-17-24.
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