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TlIE WAYNESVILLE MO UN TAIN ELK
Following Men In
This column is devoted to news of
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"
r7.,p Toy Is A
U Tomes Toy, oi wayneu-31:-Za
for the fl-
h Ben3T Replacement Center.
MlSan that he won't
Mt of some real rifle shoot--pibieoi"
Bw the press report from
It ,pntlv oualified as
Sharpshooter the first time
tt for record at the Fort Har-
lor4n?e,. f Mr. and -Mrs. J.
, ' lunUnt before his in-
& on August 18. - ;
L Robert C. McGaha
Stationed in icxas
:. i , r. McGaha, who
Pr, ive duty at Fort
Em on Sept. 11, is now
ned at twp-,uyr. :";;'
:ere he is attacnea w
.1 Pnoct ATT. : ailtI-llAi.
.r,a ; the son of Mr. and
K i. B. McGaha, of Waynes-
jv route 1. -
Get In the
Scrap - -
ianA iha fiprnn in
Uncle sam ana
send us your laun
Iry and dry clean-
Do You Know The
Of These Men?
There are five names on the
records in the local draft board
office which the board is try
ing to get in touch with, as
the records are incomplete.
Anyone knowing the present
addresses of the men are asked
to report them to the draft
The list of men and their
addresses given at the time of
registration are as follows:
Willie Lee Ledford, of route 1,
Clyde; Thomas Carl Howell,
of route 2, Waynesville; Stan
ley Warren Hall, formerly of
Waynesville, later of Marion;
Dock Walker Lewis, Maggie;
and Houston Robert McClure,
Sergeant Bob Caldwell
Visit Friends Here
Sereeant Bob Caldwell, of the
Supply Division, U. S. Army, who
is stationed at Belvoir, Va., was the
guest during the week of Mr. and
Mrs. TTarrv Rot ha.
Serceant Caldwell has been in
the service since April 1. Prior
to his entering the army he held a
position with the Farmers Federa
tion and was associated with Mr
Rotha in his department.
Pvt. Alvin R. Deitz Is
Promoted To Corporal
Promotion of Private Alvin R.
Deitz, son of Mr. and Mrs. N. L.
Deits, of Waynesville, route 1, to
the rank of corporal, has been an
nounced by the commanding officer
at Fort Benning, Ga.
At Sheppard Field
LI ?tsr i
PVT. HUGHE Y G. GUNTER.
son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawery Gun
ter, of Waynesville, route 1.
At Camp Wheeler
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k. MSl t.M'iimni -,i1v m
PRIVATE LEROY CAGLE. 21
who has been in the service for
the past two months.
Pvt. Chas. D. Chapman
Home on 10-Day Furlough
Private Chas. D. Chapman, son
of M A. rhanman. is visitinir rela
tives in Canton and Waynesville,
while tie is on a ten-oav iuriouirn.
: Pvt. Chapman has been in the
service for the past ten months.
1 is in the air corns and ia now
stationed at Alamogordo, New
Mexico. He was inducted in the
service at Fort Bragg.
Private Hugh E. Price
Now At Fort McClellan
Private Hugh E. Price, who left
here with 66 other servists for
Camp Croft on September 11 is
now stationed at Fort McUeiian
Ala. Pvt. Price is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. H. H. Price, of Cove
HELLO FROM SAILOR
Cherokee Burke, now serving in
the navy, sent the following mes
"Would like to say hello to the
caddies and all the employees of
the Waynesville Country Club, and
especially to Denton Browning."
YTi Tcanfi T? 17 vane
Leaves For Camp
Private JoseDh R Evans will
leave this week after spending a
ten day furlough with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs, Joe Evans, at their
home m Hazelwood.
Pvt. Evans is stationed at the
Nmir Orleans air base. Tie was in
ducted in the service 17 months
ago at Fort McPherson, where he
volunteered in the U. S. air corps.
He was kept at the induction cen
ter for one month, and then trans
ferred to New Orleans, where he
has been stationed.
1 . 1 T .itffl ill II J J
Pvt Vinson H. Leming
nas arrived Overseas
KtAfT Serjeant Vinson H. Lem
ing, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eufus
C. Leming, of the Ashev&le road,
Waynesville, has arrived overseas,
according to a message received
here from the war department oy
his parents. , . ,
Sergeant Leming nas neen in
the service for the past two years,
having left here with Company
"H" in September, 1940.
vt. Joe L. Leming
Now At Ft Benning, Ga.
Private Joe Leminsr.'. son of Mr.
and Mrs. Rufus C. Leming, of
the Asheville road, Waynesville, is
now stationed at Fort Benning,
Ga. Pvt. Leming has been in the
service for the past two years,
having left here - with Company
"H" in September, 1940. He was
stationed for sometime at Fort
Joe F. Cathey Arrives
Safely In Alaska
.Tn F. Cathev. son of Mr. and
Mr J T. Cathev. of the Pigeon
section, has arrived safely in
Alaska, it was learned from
i.ttpr tn his narents.
Young Cathey volunteered in tne
U. S. army in March, 1941, and
una first stationed at Camp Wol-
ters, Texas, and was later trans
ferred to Fort Lawton, Washing.
PRIVATE M1LAS GREEN, son
nf Mr and Mrs. J. B. Green, of
Fines Creek, who ia stationed at
Amarillo FieW, Texas.
Pvt. Earl T. Scates
Home On Furlough
Private Earl T. Scates. son of
Mr. and Mrs. John Scates, of Ha
lelwood, is home on a furlough.
Pvt. Scates left here in September,
1940, with company - n." r rom
Port Jackson he was transferred
to Long Island, and from there
back to Fort Jackson where lie
has since been stationed.
PFC Paul H. Reeves
Is At Camp Blanding
Private First Class Paul H.
Reeves, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. R.
of rove Creek, is now sta
tioned at Camp Blanding, Fla. He
was inducted into the service on
Nov. 7, 1941, at Ft. Bragg. From
there he was transferred to Fort
Jackson, and from the latter, to
Camp Blanding, Fla.
Joseph H. Smith Home
On 15 Day Furlough
Private Joseph H. Smith. U. S.
air corps, who ia stationed at
Keealer Field, ia spending a lo
dav furloueh here with his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. William Lea
Younir Smith, who is 19. haa
been in the service for the past
14 months. Be volunteered and
was inducted in Charlotte.
Pvt. Milas Green Now
Stationed At Amarillo
PrivntP Milas Green. 21. son of
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Green, of Fines
Creek, is now . stationed at Ama
rillo Field, Texas, where he is tak
ing courses in aviation mechanics.
Pvt. Green was inducted into tne
.i.rvice on September 14. at Camp
Croft, and was sent to Miami, Fla.,
and from there transferred to his
PHnr to his entering the service
he was a cloth inspector with the
Cannon Towel Mills, at Kannap
V 1 1
Pvt. Robert Gillett
At Camp Claiborne, La.
Priuato Rnhprt. Hillett. son of
Mr. and Mrs. John Gillett, of Lake
Junaluska, who has been witn tne
807th airborne medical company,
has recently been transierreo 10
Camp Claiborne, La.
Private Gillett has oeen in me
service since March 11, and was
formerly employed by the under
wood Novelty company.
Pvt. Robert Plott Goes
To Kecsler Field, Miss.
Pnimrt Plott. IT. S. air
Icorps, who has been stationed at
St. Petersburg, r la., wnere ne nas
been attending a flying school, has
been transferred to Keesler Field,
Pvt Plott. who is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. G. C. Plott, of Waynes
villo has been in the service since
the 11th of September, and nas
been at St. Petersburg, until re
nnt.lv whero the men are given
tests to determine in which branch
of the service they are beRt fitted
Pvt. Plott will take a 22 weeks'
course at Keesler Field. Prior to
his entering the army, he held
position with C. E. Ray's Sons.
Private Paul A Finney
Visits Uncle In County
Burt Finney, of Waynesville,
route 1, has as his guest his
nenhew. Paul A. Finney, who to
stationed at Camp Croft Pvt.
Finney has been in the service lor
two years and 8 months. He waa
inducted at Fort Jackson and xrom
there sent to Fort Sill, then to
Camp Young in California, men
transferred to Fort Leonard Wood,
Mo. Prior to his entering tha
service he was an automobile me
Seven Men Are Placed
In Class 1-A This Week
Seven men were placed in Clasa
i kw tho loral draft board this
week, it was learned from the clerk
of the board.
In the group were: Ulys A.
uv-ti,;iiirt,in F.lia Eliadi. Charles
Troy Long, Jerry Jarvis Price, L.
C. McKinney, and Clyde u ret.
pi.j in rins were How-
t mwu ... - - - .
ard A. Best, Floyd C. Griffin, Brad
ford E. Mehaffey, and 'urman m.
Put. in Class S-A were Carol
Owen Jaynes, Steave Stephens
Ledford, William Saburn Rich,
John pyde Smith, Bartley Lee Mc
Gaha, Ronda P. Henderson and
Harry M. Sullivan.
Placed in Class 8-B were Harry
Eugene Whisenhunt, J. Ray Rex,
and Charles E. Ulair.
Klaus Hans Rollman was put in
Class 4-C. Paul Jones DuPre was
placed in Class 2-B and Frank
Scott Leatherwood was put in
Gather Scrap Wednesday
Your country needs it. Then for Merchandise of out
standing quality, come to The Toggery.
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mm mm w- &ir lo v
in Rhythm Step Shoes
Isn't it like American women to turn a necessity
into a style? For now that they've added miles of
walking, they're turning with new enthusiasm to
Rhythm Step shoes. Those truly feminine fashions
that have everything new-PLUS weightless
Rhythm Treads that give a "lift" to three strain
points of the foot. Making the going easier-and
smarter, too! See the latest Rhythm Steps now.
Other Shoes $2.98 and up
Our men need tanks, ships and guns. The steel f i
these must be made from 50 scrap metal. But
the Nation's steel mills don't have enough scrap
on hand to last even 30 days more! Keep 'em
running. Help build up a huge scrap stockpile -the
bigger the better.
O down Into your basement
I T iMrirnnm. r.limh UO to
the attic too. Look at the unused stuff
rou rc sure to and, and realize now
important these odds and ends
Important to a kid half war around
the world. Important to a blue-clad
gob to a flyer, radng to reach the
target before some knifing Messer
schmitt can find its mark.
That old metal means steel for these
men. And steel means armor plate
for safety weapons and ships for
Without it they'll die. They're not
afraid of that but it's better to give
a life for a cause than to be sacrificed
by thoughtlessness. And it's better
yet to live, knowing that the folks
back home didn't let them down.
And it won't let them downl Monday
starts our big scrap collection drive
and you're going to help make it a
good one. Don't let up because you
see a full junk yard or a brimming
salvage depot. That's the way they've
got to be to make sure the mills
won't run outl -
YODR NEGLECT WILL
ist soeaE brave
Our Fighting Men
Need Your Scrap
Jl-.iam m scrap
Town Of Waynesville Town Off Mazelivood
J. II. WAY, JR., Mayor
CLYDE FISHER, Mayor
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