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THE WAYNESTILiir MOTNTMNEER
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All veterans, and their wives invited to the annual
Given By The
AMERICAN LEGIOH HOME
The Waynesville post of The American Legion wants as their guests on Friday
night, every veteran and their wives at this annual festive occasion. This is your
invitation to attend - we will be looking forward to having you with us.
To all members of the Post, it is highly important that every member be present
and help "royally" entertain our fellow veterans.
This is going to be a grand occasion, with the women of our own auxiliary pre
paring a bountiful meal. All veterans, their wives, and Legionnaires and your
wives, be sure to attend.
Veterans, Accept Your Heritage
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500,000 Survivors Of World War II Have Done
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This Important Message Sponsored By
O The Legion was active in securing the passage
of the G. I. Bill of Bights.
O The Legion is non-political and non-sectarian.
O The dues are very small, but the member be
comes a stockholder in a $6."),000,000 corporation.
O The Legion is not run by a clique.
0 The Americanism program of the Legion is a
O The first duty of the Legion is the proper care of
disabled veterans of World War I and II.
O The Legion since the close of World War I has
taken a leading part in securing the passage of
legislation relating to veterans.
O Departments and posts take an active part in
rehabilitation work through service officers.
O Since 1921 the Legion has been interested in
securing gainful employment for all veterans.
"6 About $40,000,000 of post funds have been in
vested in War Bonds.
The Legion early in 1911 sent a commission to
England to study civilian defense and to plan a
like defense for the United States.
The Legion in the several states proposed legis
lation and was the foundation for the State
The Legion in 1919 brought forward the first
national defense legislation after World War I.
Legion posts are now employing 5,308 people to
assist in caring for veterans of World Wars I
The Legion has had a program of child welfare
The Legion has maintained a national legislative
committee in Washington since 1919 to represent
the ex-service men before congress. This com
mittee has worked on almost all bills affecting
World War. II veterans.
Thirty-four departments including North Caro
lina issue newspapers. These publications keep
Legionnaires fully informed on veterans' affairs.
Preamble To Constitution Of American Legion
For God and Country, we associate ourselves together for the following purposes: To uphold and defend
the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate
( a one hundred per cent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the
great wars; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community. State and Nation ; to combat
the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace
and good will on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice and democracy;
to consecrate andsanctify our comradeship by our devolioa ta mutual helpfulness.
W .H. Whitman, owner
Smith's Cut Rate Drug
H. O. Champion, manager
Massie Furniture Co.
Scott Reeves Purol Station
Taxi Phone 90
C. E; Ray's Sons
A Department Store
Champion. Paper & Fibre Co.
Canton Division i
Wellco Shoe Corporation
Leo Weill, president
Dayton Rubber Mfg. Co.
Register of Deeds
"Western North Carolina's Largest