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(One Day Nearer Victory) THURSDAY, NOVEMBER
THE WAYNES V ILLE MOUMiaiNEER
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"
Made During The Week
Three men were placed in Class
1-A during the week by the local
draft board as follows: Thomas
Quentin Murray, Harold Jackson
Bowman, and Frank Moody Par
ton. Placed in Class 2-A were: Don
ald riemmons, Ferguson Mar
shal Duckett, Thomas Grover
Moody and Stanley Charles Henry.
Put in Class 1-C were: Howell
Way Crawford, George Logan
Early, Alvin Alexander Dills, Lee
Jackson Ferguson and William
Placed in Class 3-B were: Clyde
Styles, George Walter Galloway,
Hurl Edward Nichols and Alton
Kathbonc; in Class 2-B were:
Glenn Ernest Giles and Ray Win
Put in Class 3-A were the fol
lowing: Grady Noal Johnson, Bert
Samuel Jones, George Stanley
Messcr, and Thomas Calhoun Da
vis. Placed in Class 4-F were: Ker
mit Moore, Albert Donald Haw
kins, Hardy Smith, Thomas Ben
jamin Woodard, Joseph Bryan
Best, Idus Marvin Spivey, Robert
Franklin, Lee Roy Woody, Glenn
Boyd Ferguson, Wydemen Rogers,
Walter Jackson Francis.
Henry Edgar Selsam, Anderson
Noland, Boyd Henry Shepard, Ned
Robert Messer, HiUiard Lemuel
Page, Charles Frederick Muse, and
Joseph Simmons Davis.
At Camp Croft
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Pvt. Robert Caldwell
Home On Furlough
Private Robert Caldwell, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Cleveland Caldwell,
of Waynesville, is home on a ten
day furlough. He has been in the
'service for the past two and one
half months, and is now stationed
at Fort Eustis, Va. He was in
ducted at Camp Croft.
Pvt. Latham Gillett
Stationed In Alabama -
Pvt. Latham Gillett, son of Mrs,
Altha Clark Gillett, Route 1, Clyde,
qualified at Fort McClellan as a
rifle sharpshooter at the Replace
ment Training Center. Private
Gillett's organization is Company
B, 7th Battalion.
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PRIVATE JAMES H. LEO
PARD, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
Leopard, of Waynesville, route 2,
who has recently been transferred
from the "120th Infantry at Fort
Jackson to duty with the military
police at Camp Croft.
Pvt. Leopard left here with
Company "H" National Guard unit
in September, 1940, and has been
in active service since that date.
Wm. W. Stringfield Is
Now Aviation Cadet
Aviation Cadet Wm. W. String
field, son of Dr. and Mrs. S. L.
Stringfield, of Waynesville, has
entered the army air forces pre
fijght school at Monroe, La., as a
Cadet Stringfield attended the
University of North Carolina and
was with the 4th armored division
prior to enlistment as cadet.
Lieut. Connell Is
Now At Fort Belvair
Lieutenant Arthur J. Connell,
formerly of Waynesville and the
national park service, has been
commissioned as a first lieutenant
in the corps of engineers and is
how attending the school of engi
neers at Fort Belvair, Va,
Lieut. Connell is assigned to the
Camouflage division. "
Pvt. Joseph L. Frady
Makes Good On Range
Private Joseph L. Frady, Jr., son
of Mrs. Mary Forga Frady of Rt.
1, Waynesville, has qualified as a
sharpshooter on the rifle range at
the BIRTC Fort McClellan, Ala.,
shooting a score of 144 out of a
possible 175. He is a member of
Company B, 7th Battalion.
Private Frady was inducted Aug
ust 28 and was sent to Fort Mc
Clellan to receive his basic train
ing. Before entering the army he
was a student in the Waynesville
Township High School.
PFC Johnnie L. Ruff, has re
turned to Fort Bliss, Texas, after
spending a 15-day furlough here
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jas.
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Five Brothers In Armed Forces
At Fort Sill At Camp Forest
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PVT. WOODROW ROGERS
PVT. COLLIE ROGERS
At Camp Robinson At Camp Polk
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PVT. FRANK ROGERS
Mrs. Ellen Rogers,
of Bethel, Has 5
Sons In Service
Mrs. Ellen Rogers," of the" Bethel
section, has five sons in the armed
forces of this country, and a sixth
son who expects to go before the
war is over. This is the largest
known number of men in the ser
vice from any one family in Hay
Mrs. Rogers lives near the Rick-
man store on Pigeon and is the
widow of the late James Mitchell
Her sons in the service are as
Private Charlie Rogers, 28, was
inducted into the service on No
vember 7, 1941. After volunteer
ing, he reported for duty at Fort
Bragg, and was then transferred
to Camn Lee. Va. He is now serv
ing with the army "somewhere in
Prior to his entering the service
he was employed by the Canton
Private Frank Rogers, 31, who
left the county with a group of
selectees from the Canton area, is
now stationed at Camp Joseph T.
Robinson, and is attached to the
He was inducted into the service
at Camp Croft, and from there he
was transferred to his present sta
tion. Prior to his entering the
service he was employed by the
American Enka Corporation.
Corporal George Rogers, 25, U.
S. army engineers, has been in the
service since March 7, of this year.
After induction, at Fort Bragg, he
was sent to Camp Polk, La.
At the time he joined the army
he was employed on a ranch out
in New Mexico, but came home to
leave the county with a group of
Private Woodrow Rogers was
inducted at Fort Bragg on Sep
tember 10, 1941. He was trans
ferred to Camp Wheeler, Ga., and
from there to Fort Sill, Okla. He
is now taking special radio truck
Private Collie Rogers, 37, has
been in the army since February,
1942. He was inducted at Fort
Jackson and from there he was
transferred to Fort Bragg.
He is attached to the field artil-
CPL. GEORGE ROGERS
PVT. CHARLIE ROGERS
Pvt. Marshall Ferguson
Home From Canal Zone
Private Marshall Ferguson, U.
S. army, has arrived for a 15 days
furlough with his parents, Mr. and i
Mrs. J. T. Ferguson, in Clyde.
Pvt. Ferguson has been in the
service for the past two and one
half years. He has been stationed
in Panama for the greater part of
the ime. His duties have taken
him to Puerto Rico, South Ameri
ca and California.
Vtnf ii f!arswell To I At Fort Dix
As 2nd Lieutenant
Rufus Carswell, who has been
attending Officers Training School
o 1Vrt R nninc Ga.. and who will
receive his commission as Second
Lieutenant on Thursday morning,
in pxneeted to arrive some time
Thursday to spend several days
here with his wile ana nis mouier,
Mrs. Anna Carswell.
Lieut. Carswell who is 22 years
old left here two years ago with
ttiB National Guard unit. He has
two brothers in service, Staff Sar-
geant Richard Carswell who is sta
tioned in Florida and Lieutenant
Sam Carswell who is serving some
where over seas.
Pvt. Hayes Alley Is
Private John Hayes Alley, son
of Judge and Mrs. Felix E. Alley
of Waynesville, has qualified as a
sharpshooter on the rifle range at
the BIRTC at Fort McClellan,
shooting a score of 145 out of a
possible 175. He is a member of
Company D, 7th Battalion.
Private Alley was inducted Aug
ust 28 and was sent to Fort McClel
lan to receive his basic training.
RCAF Plane Bags Enemy Sub
Here's a shot ef the death throe of a Nad rob off the ait eoaat f
Canada. An ECAF bomber, piloted by Warrant Officer OS. BnehaBan.
of Undo. OnUrio. jotted the U-boat and attaeked It ThmmA exajh.
dived but kit depth eharget dropped from the plaM blew it to tte
rorf ae at an nneren angle. Another charge was dropped, the
ander, and the only remaining signs were bubbles of
big pstch of oil. (Central rrf)
Henline Melvin Is
Naval Aviation Cadet
Henline Melvin, 20, son of Mr.
and Mrs. J. M. Melvin, of Way
nesville, has been selected for
training as a naval aviation cadet
and will be ordered to active duty
M'lvin, a native of Joe, N. C,
graduated from Clyde high school,
and later attended the N. Y. A,
school at New Bridge, where he
took a machini.its' course. His
hobby is art and stamp collecting.
When ordered to active duty
Melven will report to the U. S.
navy pre-flight school, either at the
University of North Carolina,
Chapel Hill, or University of Geor
gia, Athens, for three months of
nhysical conditionings, instruc
tion : in naval essentials, military
drill and ground school subjects.
ftcr completing this course he
will be sent to one of the navy's
numerous reserve bases for pri
mary flight training.
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TECHNICAL SERGEANT EU
GENE BROOKS, U. S. army, who
has been stationed at Fort Bragg
since he volunteered in the service
in July, 1940, has recently been
transferred to Fort Dix, N. J. He
is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Phil
Brooks, of Balsam.
Sergeant Brooks took special
training in mechanics in Baltimore.
Pvt. Troy L. McCracken
Is Now A Shorpshooter
Scoring 147 out of a possible 175
points, Pvt. 'troy L. McCracksn,
son of Mrs. Essie M. McCracken
of Route 1, Clyde, qualified as a
sharpshooter at the Replacement
Training Center Fort McClellan.
Private McCracken is attached to
Company B, 7th Battalion. He was
inducted August 28th.
The boys from
here want mail from
you read on page
five "Your Job and
Pvt. Fred Moody Makes
Pvt. Fred B. Moody, son of Mrs.
OUie Howell Moody, Route 1, Way
nesville, has qualified as a sharp
shooter by shooting 146 put of a
possible 175 points at the Replace
ment Training Csnter at Fort Mc
Clellan, Ala. He is attached to
Company B, 7th Battalion. He was
inducted August 28.
COKfURAL NEWELL U
son of Mrs. W.J. Lakev,0f
liri, who was employed jn jja
county for several years
his entering the service is
stationed in California. He
brother of Miss Julia Lai
Cpl. Lakay volunteered i
army in U39 at the recruitir
tion in Asheville. He was si
ed for nearly two years at Sc
Letters To 1
Editor The Mountaineer:
Mr. Edgerton and I wish t
this opportunity to sincerely
you for the splendid coop
which the newspapers gave
recent Newspaper Salvage c
This was one of the mos
standing publicity promoti
the history of our State,
assure you that it will do
for the eventual Victory tl
shall and must have.
.Again thanking you, I an
JAMES B. V0G1
Executive Secretary for
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