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DAV, NOVEMBER 19, 1942 (One Day Nearer Victory)
HIE WAYNES V ILLE MOUNTAINEER
,fen Placed In
' 5tell nrin? Week
1 '" were placed in Clas
L st week by th
HfeT in the group wer
fe3 HoxiVKobert Ed
ffimdey Crawford, Jame
f?f Riley James Jones, Char
tScoideU John Conard and
li"rnr-i- 2-B were: Joe
K William Hose. Cook. Rob
K"", fiitt was out in class
K- , . .!. a.v were. Edward
Criove and Eulen Monroe
E. iewey Lee Coper was
it W5S .(-A.
i i n on t.nft follow-
i i ; f sss i-v
Pwilliam Earl Robinson (en
1,1, the army at Fort Bragg)-
It Leondis Ball, , (enlisted in
Campbell, (enlisted in the
M . .L;ilM F-dward Cam-
L. g AIic ' '
f rinvish (enlisted in the Re
r GiaV'S.7. rtt Tnn Thomas.
t Corp ! - '
Wsd in the Army at Fort
it Paul Bryson Is
L.( Paul Rrvson. son of Mr.
folate - -
; Mrs. Charlie Bryson, of Rich-
Ijgtreet, IS HOW siaiiuueu at mo
r' a;' Rnse. Smvrna. Tenn.
tort Bryson enlisted in the army
tr,l weeks ago. rnor to ms
ting the service he was era-
ed by the Pure uu service sta
ItH. M. Plott, Jr. and
rs. Plott Visit Parents
kreeant Herbert Moore Plott,
f of Camp Blanding, Fla., spent
far days last week witn tne jor-
ir1! Barents, Mr. and Mrs. Her-
Y Plott on the Soco Gap Road;
Sergeant plott has recently Deen
Werred from Fort Jackson to
bp Blanding. Mrs. Plott resid-
it Fort Jackson wnere sue noma
it Hyatt Messer Home
Ten Day Furlough
Private Hyatt Messer, who is
W stationed at Scott Field, 111.,
rived home for a ten days fur-
Lrk with his father, Charlie
ber.of Panther Creek. He will
Ik visit his uncle and aunt, Mr.
id Mrs. J, E. Arrington.
M. Messer has been in the ser-
Jm tince April 7th, of this year.
Former Haywood Man Commissioned
Li' 1 'Vl t s - I
J. Richard Queen
J. Richard Queen, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Sam L. Queen, of Waynea
ville, route 2, was commissioned a
second lieutenant in the Army Air
Corps on October 27, after com
pleting a three months officer'!
training course at Miami.
Lt. Queen received his B. S. de
gree from Western Carolina Teach
era College in 1938. He was as
State Senate in 1939-40 session. For
two years prior to entering the
service, he was employed as a
teacher in tne Waynesville public
schools. At present he is station
ed at Jefferson Barracks, Mo.
Sgt Milford Scruggs
Spent 10-Day Leave Here
Sergeant Milford Scruggs, who
has spent the past ten days here
visiting friends and relatives has
returned to his post at Camp Gor
don. Sergeant Scruggs is the son of
Lee Scruggs and he has two broth
ers in the service.
Sergeant W. B. Lee, who is now
Kimed at Camp BlaiMiiig, Fla.,
here on a furlough with his
ft, Mis. Lee, at the Jones Farm.
Lawrence Jones of Razelwond.
P of Mrs. Eva Jones, of Clyde
m 1, who recently volunteered
service with the Air Force of
U. S. Army, is now stationed at
H Myers, Fla. Before sroini?
Io service, Mr, Jones was . em-
n by the State Board of Edu.
n, as mechanic.
TO Fred Howell Messer, son
I Mr. and Mrs, .1p Menor nt
f lelwndd. is now Rtat.innorl' at.
pip Phillips, Kansas. He volun-
pa m April and received train
JPii i field artillery at Fort Bragg,
I: Fart Custer, Michigan before
" w Kansas. .
(Picture Courtesy Charlotte News)
Sergeants Win Commission Colonel H. A. Wells (center) Army
recruiting officer in Charlotte, pins the gold bar of a second lieutenant
on the shoulder of former Technical Sergeant Wilson Welch, after
administering the oath of office to Mr. Welch and Staff Sergeant Ted
R. Blackwell (at right).
Lt Welch is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lush Welch, formerly of
the Iron Duff section of the county, now residents of Monroesville,
N. J., and the nephew of Jonathan Woody. He enlisted in the army
in 1929. He will be attached to the recruiting office in Charlotte.
11 is not too early to buy
w Holiday Fruit Cake.
7 YOURS NOW ON OUR
r 343-W Church St
Ensign Claud Smathers
Former Waynesville Boy
Awarded Flying Cross
Ensign Claud Smathers, former
Waynesville man, who enlisted in
the U. S. Navy in Asheville on 29,
1926, has been awarded the distin
guished flying cross for service
performed, during the battle of
Midway, according to an Associated
Press dispatch from Washington.
As a chief aviation pilot, he was
a member of a plane ere v that
''successfully located the enemy
at midnight a hundred miles from
Midway and attacked with torpe
does at close range," the navy an
nounced. Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, in
announcing the award said ''the
surprise attack, first of its kinds,
contributed to the ultimate suc
cess of our forces in that action."
Ensign Smathers was a co-pilot
of one of the 12 giant U. S. Navy
seaplanes, which flew from San
Diego, Calif., to Honolulu early in
1937. At that time he was an avi
ator machinist's mate, first class
and naval air pilot.
He is the son of the late Mr. and
Mrs. William T. Smathers, of
Waynesville, and resided here un
til he was sixteen years of ago,
when he went to live with his
sisters in Asheville and Canton.
He was awarded a medal for
good conduct in the second Nicara
guan campaign. During the years
in t.hp naw he has visited France.
England, Norway, Finland, Hon
olulu, Nicaragua, Cuba, Hau,
Honduras and Columbia and has
sprvpd oh a number of ships and
With various flight squadrons.
Pvt. Joe Moore Returns
After 13-Day Furlough
Pvt. Joe Moore. Jr., of Camp
Gordon," Ga., returned to camp
Tuesday after spending a 13-day
furlough with his parents on Water
Master Sergeant Richard Cars
well, of Fort Blanding, Fla., is
spending a ten-day furlough here
with his Mother, Mrs. Anna Cars-well.
Wasses Fitted - V
OR. R. KING HARPE
ijMain Street . Wella BMg.
Canton, N. C.
Jle it a habit
f sending yours
gularly to us.
Army Air Pilot
JACK F. HOGAIT, U. S. Air
Corps, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. B.
Hogan, of Waynesville, route 2,
who recently graduated from the
Ellington Air Feld In Texas.
Sergeant Joe Shipley, and four
other soldiers of Fort Jackson,
spent the week-end here with Mrs.
Claude Shipley on Brown Avenue.
' Alt. I .
J. RICIIAKD QUEEN, who was
recently commissioned a second
lieutenant in the U. S, air corps.
Cotton growers of the nation will
vote in a referendum December 12
to determine if AAA marketing
quotas will be placed on the crop
during the 1943-44 marketing seas
on. ' -V'-
At Camp Edwards
V ' i
PRIVATE JACK C. RABB, who
is now stationed at Camp Edwards
in Massachusetts. .
Cash income from farm market
ing increased slightly more than
usual from August to September
and totaled $1,707,000,000, as com
pared with $1,288,000 in September
of last year. r""
Pvt. Jack C. Rabb Now ,
In Massachusetts Camp
Private Jack C. Rabb, son of Hr.
and Mrs. C. L .Rabb, of Waynea-
1 lm u mtrntinnttA aft
TUW, KVWW A, uvw
Camp Edwards, Mass., according
to a recent communication to nia '
p.rents. '. r ; , ,-
. Pvt. Rabb, who is in the engin
eering corps was first stationed at
Fort McClellan, Ala. He is a grad
uate of the Waynesville Township
high schooL Prior to his entering
the service in September, he was
employed by the A. C. Lawrence
Leather Company, in Haselwood.
Sergeant Roy McCracken
Makes Good As Gunner
Roy B. McCracken has just
received a promotion to ser
geant as a gunner on a bomber at
Las Vegas, Nevada. Sgt. McCrack
en scored 91 hits out of a possible
100 in a recent test He is the son
of Mr. and Mrs. Howell McCrack-
en." He is now siauonea ai oaii
Fruit s-rowers. in eeneral. will
ntmiiM hicher nriee for their crona
in 1943 than they received this year,
according to tne u. a, uepanmem,
Group Of Men
Finish Red Cross
First Aid Course
The following group finished a
course in First Aid during the
week, with Joe E. Davis as in
structor of the class. Those com
pleting the work will be qualified
to take auxiliary police duty and
any other work that might come
under civilian defense, according
to Mr. Davis. .
The class has met in the Cen
tral Elementary School auditorium
on Tuesday and Friday evenings.
Completing the work were: C. V.
Bell, Edward E. Fuller, Arthur E.
Fuller, Chas H. Caddis, Tom Gil
liland, Leon Henry.
Frank James, J. Wiley James,
John P. Jones, Lloyd Kirkpatrick,
Irving F. Leatherwood, J. C. Pat
rick, Sam Potts. Claude Rogers,
G. H. Ruff, C B. Russell, R. C.
Tuttle, C. C Walker and M. G.
A machine which will reclaim
used baling wire and make it avail
able again has been devised by
workers of the University of Cali
fornia College of Agriculture.
Having qualified as executrix of
the esUte of Nannie E. Jones,
deceased, lat of Haywood County,
North Carolina, this is to notify
all persons having cairns against
the estate of said deceased to ex
hibit them to the undersigned at
Waynesville. North Carolina, on or
before the 18th day of November,
1943, or this notice wil be pleaded
in bar of their recovery. All per
sons indebted to said estate will
please make immediate payment.
This the lotn aay oi jNOvemoer,
N ANNETTE E. JONES,
Executrix of the Estate of Nan
nie E. Jones, deceased.
No. 1242 Nov. 19-26 Dec. 3-10-17
We Must Make Room For the Fixture Crew-IIence Bigger Values
'. ReiraodleHirig y) B
Here Are Just A Few Of Hundre ds Of Values For This Week-End
One Large Rack
Large Assortment of
Plenty of sizes . . . choice
Of Heavy Glass . , .
one Large Rack
All Sizes . . . Many
Must Clear Out
One Table of Print
Remnants - - 95
Lengths 4 to 1 yard
SALE . ..
Men's Heavy Chambry
SHIRTS - - 69
New Shades . . . All
. " 1 .-'-.. M i
Good Heavy Grade 36-Inch
11 il , s,.m
i . T
I 111 1
One Large Rack
AH sizes . . . Tea
rose . . . White
Ladies' New Fall
SALE .. 59
2 for $1
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