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PAGE FOUR (Second Section)
107 Haywood Men
Pay Supreme Price
(Continued from page one)
local historical records.
Along with the 107 killed in ac
tion have been 221 wounded; 26
who have suffered the hardships
of war prisoners and 24 missing
in action, bringing our total casu
alties up to 379. But this tragic
list will not be all our casualties,
for many of our boys will return
broken in spirit and body from
the strain of combat. They will
suffer forever in their souls and
minds the price of what they have
It has been hard on us all. The
men on the battle front who gave
their lives and those who fought,
but no matter how much strain
we have lived under at home our
price has been nothing compared
to theirs. Our hearts have bled
for our Haywood boys scattered
over the world, but we have been
helpless to save them from the
ravages of war except to pour
our money into supplies which
alter all has been no sacrifice as
compared to the giving of life.
We will be living in a new world
tomorrow a world where the af
fairs of our neighbors on the other
side of the world will be our busi
ness as never before. The names
of the 107 Haywood county men
should ever be reminders that we
are no longer a lone country set
apart from the rest of the world.
With the necessity of protecting
ourselves against the cruelty of
mankind in a war fought on such
a scale never known before, we
should turn to (-ori and arm our
selves with forces that will cleanse
our hearts of the bitterness that
has been necessary to hold our own
with our enemy. Hut along with
(his spiritual armor we must not
lorget that we must exert every
effort to be ready to protect our
i elves materially from another
war for ttie great men of our day
seem to be of one arcord that
preparedness will be the means of
defeating the next war before it
can starl.
William 15. Garland
Is Serving Aboard
The USS Suwannee
William IS Garland, chief elec
trician's male. I'SNH, son of Mr.
and Mrs. ,1. Clay (lailand, of YVay
nesville. helped the escort carrier.
I'SS Suwannee, send her planes
auninst the enemy at Okinawa. The
.ship's planes provided close sup
port fo it ho U. S assault troops,
boinbinjj. rocketiiiR and machinr
fiunninc the Japs until airfields
could he established and the job
could he taken over by land-based
Her pilots Mui aircrewnien flew
a total of 2.852 sorties at Okinawa
and after her planes were no Unifi
er needed against the enemy she
cruised alone the coast of the
island, driving off enemy planes
and submarines.
The Suwannee is one of the
oldest carriers of the V. S fleet
She was commissioned September
24, 1942, and after participation in
the North African invasion moved
to the Pacific. She was damaged
by Jap bombers at l.pyte. but soon
returned to that theatre after be
ing reconditioiipd" at Bremerton.
Lake Junaluska Having
Record-Breaking Season
Junaluska days are winging their
way through a se.nson that for his
j toric interest In relation to world
events, and for inspirational inte
rest in relation to the permanence
of this church center, will hardly
be surpassed.
The unprecedented and unex
pected attendance has set a new
mark numerically. It is apparent
that before another season some
provision must be made to take
care of the crowds which are going
to storm the gates from this time
on. Already some who had saved
gas and tires in order to make the
trip without burdening public
transportation facilities have had
to be turned away because there
was "no room" at any Junaluska
Inn This will hardly happen
mother season, for impromptu
housing arrangements have been
set up to take care of some of the
overflow and plans are in the mak
ing that will assure increased ac
commodations next year
Indicative of the spirit of the
people and their appreciation of
I he Assembly management, a ten
niinute auction collection last Sun
lax, conducted by Bishop Arthur
Moore, netted nearly $8,000 and
ion! i ihutions are still coming in.
No. I Health Exhibit
As one Navy craft sailed cut
into the Vngh;,h Channel on ttie
eve of D-Pay. thp skipper railed
the crew together and delivered
a lecture on fear
"Fear." he said 'is a very
healthy thing."
A third-class venman near the
front spoke up
"Capt'n," he said. ' you rp look
in at the healthiest sailor in the
U. S. Navy'"
The Host on (Jlobr
The Leadership School is in the
midst of a successful sesson and
the Asbury Bi-Centenary Com
memoration (Aug. 19-211 is just
around the corner. Unprogrammed
events which have been secured
by Dr. V. S. Love, superintendent,
include a series of addresses by
Bishop Arthur J! Wosley, Dr. Rob
ert K. Speer and Bishop Edwin H.
A dream which shows signs of
being realized, at least in part, by
next season is for a series of lec
tureships or preaching missions.
Friends of the Assembly are in
vited to underwrite one or more
of these. According to the Sup
erintendent's plans, they will be
presented at intervals during next
season and will emphasize evange
lism, missions, education and in
ternational questions as related to
the Christian message.
A revival of interest in real
estate, partly a result of the
lack of sufficient hotel accommoda
tions, and partly a result of the
number of newcomers to the
grounds, lias enlivened the season
and augurs well for the future. A
Greater Junaluska is evidently in
the picture.
Pfc. Roy Kirkpatrick
Enroute Home From
European Theatre
Private First Class Roy Kirk
patrick, son of W. N. Kirkpatrick,
of Cove Creek, is enroute home
from the European theatre with
the 5-Star-"Sante Fe" Division,
which in ten months battled across
the Elbe River to within 42 miles
of Berlin.
The 35th ended its occupational
duties in Germany during the sec
ond week of July and moved to
Camp Norfolk, one of the as
sembly area command's 17 rede
ployment camps near Reims. Ele
ments of the division served as
Honor Guards for President Tru
man when he arrived at Antwerp.
Hitting Omaha Beach. July 17,
1944, the 35th forced the Ger
mans from St. Lo, broke the
counter-offensive at M o r t a i n.
swept across France, cracked into
Germany's Saar Valley on Decem
ber 12, and then whipped into Bel
gium and Luxembourg to within
Von Rundstedt's Ardennes bulge.
Pfc. Kirkpatrick is entitled to
wear the European theatre ribbon.
Combat Infantryman badge and
two battle stars.
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(Continued from iage one)
2. CrantiiiK the Allies occupation zones at any point in
Japanese territory designated by the Allies.
:i. Punishment of all war criminals.
t. Elimination for "all time" of Japan's war-rnakinn
lasses and leaders.
.r. Release of all territories gained by conquest or other
means since I !:, which would include Sakhalin, Korea and
Manchuria as well as the Netherlands Indies, Thailand, Ma
laya and other areas overrun in the ruthless Japanese march
of conquest since the infamous attack at Pearl Harbor on
December 7, 1911.
(i. Japanese sovereignty to be restricted to the four
main home islands of Honshu, Kokkaido, Kyushu and Shiko
!u and other such minor islands as are designated.
President Truman in his report to the nation Thursday
night :
Warned the Japanese people that if they do not sur
render thousands of civilians will be killed.
Promised that steps are being taken to safeguard use
of the new atomic bomb.
Declared his great objective to be that "there shall be
no next war."
Said this country will build the military bases it needs
on captured Pacific islands.
(lave assurance that the only secrets at Berlin were
military ones.
Disclosed that Russia agreed to declare war on Japan
before it learned of the atomic bomb.
Stated that the agreement to give Russia the northern
third of East Prussia was agreed upon secretly at Yalta.
Full Freedom Of Press Is Promised
Said the Allied press would have "full freedom" to re
port on happenings in Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Finland
and Poland.
Disclosed that a United States proposal for free use of
Kuropeatn waterways was referred to the foreign ministers'
Promised that tin; country will help "to the limits of
our strength" to prevent Europe from going cold and hungry
this winter.
Ever since Russia's declaration of war at one minute
after midnight Thursday (Japanese time) Tokyo had been
broadcasting intermittently that an "important announce
ment" was expected.
The Potsdam declaration, issued by the U. S., China,
and (ireat Britain, on July 2(5. and later subscribed to by
Russia, provided the Japanese an opportunity to end the
war and ultimately regain sovereignty over their four main
homeland islands.
Eyes Examined For Appointment
Glasses Fitted Telephone 2481
9S fgi km wells BIdg. Canton. W. C.
With Coal Rationing and Labor and Trans
portation Difficulties, We Will Probably Ex
perience A Severe Shortage of Fuel Next
Now Is The Time To Lay In
A Supply Of Wood
Call 248-V7 or 331
I Lt. Thomas Hill
i Here Knroute To
Edgewood Arsenal
Lt. Thomas Hill, of Waynesville.
is spending a few days here with
his grandmother, Mrs. Charles R.
Thomas, enroute to Edgewood
Arsenal, Md. l.t. Hill, who has
served in chemical warfare, enter
ed the service in 1942 following
his graduation at Georgia Tech.
Having taken ROTC, he was
given a commission as second lieu
tenant at the time of his gradu
ation, and was sent to Edgewood
Arsenal, Md.. for special training
and from there to Pibe Bluff, Ark.,
and later to Huntsville, Ala., where
he has recently been stationed.
Lt. Hill majored in chemistry at
Scotch Prudence
Sandy McTavish attended a cele
bration where the amount of good
whiskey was unlimited. About the
middle of the evening he got up
and started the rounds of the
guests saying goodnight very po
litely. "But surely you're not go
ing yet, Sandy," the host object
ed. "Nay, raon," said Sandy, "I'm
not gaein, but I'm tellin' ye gude
nicht while I still know ye."
Many Hard of Hearing
Can Hear Tomorrow
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ZSi bMh"d br rln.ln, bnuim hmt
?.,'Vrrt " "mlateo' wm (cerumen).
W th. OuHne Home Melted ten tint to man?
my has enaMed Uiem to bear well afaln. Yoa njurt
Mar better afur making tola atmpl teat or yoa M
w SMaqr back at once. Wi riirrmtl Ouifaa,
Thomas VVyatt, USNR,
Stationed At Oahu, T. II.
Thomas Wyatt, USNR, of Way
nesville, is a member nf the great
tqam who had a hip share in the
rain of shells, rockets, and tor
pedoes striking the Japs, accord
ing to information received from
tile U. S. Naval Ammunition Depot,
Aaiiu. T. II The mighty warships
of the Pacific fleets are serviced
from the depot.
Wyatt carries out his duties with
the organization as an ammunition
handler. Me " enlisted in the Navy
in February, 1914, and has been
overseas for the past ten months.
Before entering the service he
was employed by the Tennessee
Valley Authority. Wyatt and his
teammates can take great pride,
according to headquarters at the
depot in the Pacific theatre, lor
their record. With eoiiinuinkue.s
and pictures recording cadi step
to destination Tokyo, these men
know their blows for freedom and
peace have landed on the target.
Bishop It. E. Gribbin
To lie Here On Sunday
At Grace Church
The Right Reverend Roller! Kin
mett (.Srihhin, 1). IX. of Asheville,
bishop of the diocese of the Epis
copal church of Western North
Carolina, will visit Grace Episco
pal Church in the Mountains here
on Sunday, August 19. according
lo the rector. Rev. Robert G.
Tat un i.
liishop Gribbin is coming at this
lime lo take part in the confirma
tion service to be held at the local
Waynesville, who has recently been
discharged on the point svslrin
with 1 14 points to hr. credit He
served XI months m Hie European
theater of operations Hr u as at
tached to the H'l Armored I h is
inn, better known as the "Hell on
Wheels Division," u hnh made such
an outstanding record from the
time they entered Normandy unlit
they reached then' destination in
Germany. At the I one ol I he Git
man breakdown the division was
on rest, but were called back at the
lequcst of General Pail on Cpl
l.inder participated in -i major
battles, and is entitled to wear the
llrone Star. Combat I ntanl is man s
badge. Good Conduct Medal. Presi
dential unit citation Prior 'o his
discharge Cpl lander spent a
month at Fort Mragg alter return
ing to the States.
School Bus Drivers
To Be Paid Fifty
Cents Per Hour
In an nllort lo secure adult driv
ers lor the Haywood count v schools,
the county board of education and
the county board of commissioners
Have authorized sullu ieul money in
this year's budget to pay I lie driv
ers a total of $f() per uioiilh for
t heir services.
Sixty hours will be allowed for
the actual driving of the buses and
40 hours will be directed to the
work on the building and grounds
at the rate of fill cents per hour. Hie
same to lie paid for the driving of
the buses. This will equal an ave
rage of $250 per day for Hie 20
school days in the month.
Anyone interested in driving a
school bus or serving as a substi
tute driver are asked to report to
the high school building on Mon
day. August 20.
School For Bus
Drivers Will Be
Held On Monday
A school for the forty drivers of
the Havwood county school buses
will be conducted at the Waynes
ville Township high school building
at 111 a m Monday. August 20.
according to an announcement this
week by M II Howies, county sup
erintendent of education
The school will lie conducteu by
(' I. Yclton. representative of the
North Carolina State Highway Saf
ctv Commission.
The course is compulsory for all
school bus drivers as well as sub
stitute drivers.
The assignment of the drives
to the various school areas has not
been made as yet. it was learned
from Mr Howies, but will be an
nounced following Hie school on
The midday whistle had blown
when Murphy shouted, "Has any
one seen my vest'.'"
"Sure. Murphy," said Pat, "e've
;;ot it on
"Right, and I have." replied
Murphv. i.aing solemnly at his
bosom, anil it's a good thing ye
seen il or I'd have gone home with
out it
It's An Imporianj
Don't make the mistake of "wan,,,
morrow" to arrange for insuiam,
Th limn to net is now Thl. ,
matter that needs immediate atii-m,,,,,
Hentals Heal Estate In,
Buy War Bonds and Stamps.
Increase Farm Profits By
Many More Grade "A" Producers
We Are Paying Top Milk Prices
Pet Dairy Products Co,
Phone 10
Waynesville, N. C,
I 3
Our Tcnlh Season In Waynesville
11:00 A. M.
8:00 P. M.
This Season We Have Our
Largest, Finest Collection
Offered At Auction Daily
Fine Diamond Jewelry Imported'Porcelains
Watches Clocks Genuine Paintings
Antique English Silver Antique Furniture
11:00 A.
8:00 P.
Sterling Silver
Art Goods
Hundreds Of Items Too Numerous To Mention
And The Finest Collection Of Lace Dresden Figures Ever
Offered To The Public For Sale.
Valuable Gifts FREE at E
Art Gallery
Two Sales Daily
Main Street
2 Doors From Theatre
ach Sal
3 Two Sales Paill
111:00 a.m. 8:00pj
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