The Vancouver Sun from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on July 24, 1943 · 13
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The Vancouver Sun from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada · 13

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Saturday, July 24, 1943
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THE VANCOUVER SUN Vancouver' Home Newspaper SATURDAY, JULY 24, 1943 PAGE 13 Westminsters Enjoy Life at Vernon Camp . .- VERNON, July 24. The Westminster Regiment and brigade troops in the Reserve Camp here, made up of city men whose civilian activities range anywhere from lawyers and bank accountants, are taking the weather in their stride and there have been few casualties for Major Purvis and Medical Sergeant Murray Watson to look after. . MAM' DECORATIONS Decorations are liberally spat tered among the Westminsters. Their commapding officer, JJeut.. Col. A. L. Lewis, won the Mill' tary Cross while serving with the famous 7th Battalion. Major Percy Copp also won the M.C. . while with a Calgary unit; Major W M. Miller served with the 7tn Battalion; Major T. D. Trapp was with the 102nd Battalion; Capt. Andrew Hunter served with the . 17th Battalion; Lieut. W. M. Mott with a Nova Scotia unit; Major A. Berner, second In command, was an officer in the last war, and Capt. Harry J. Sullivan and Lieut. Harry Floyd were with the RAF. ; ' CAMP HAS TWO BANDS Down the "lines" one can spot the holders of the 1914-1915 star, Including CSM. Hume, CQMS Edgar Chappie and Bandsman Jock McLuskie. Sergt. Small, officers' mess, Is the "daddy of them all" by wearing the Queen's medal of the South African War. ' Two bands are In camp, the Westminsters, under - Sergt. Harold Barwood and that of the Ordnance Corps under Sergt. W. McGurb. , - S'-' Reasonable evening leave Is eranted for the troops to visit Vernon but the boys generally are more content to be transport ed to Kalamanka , Lake where swimming Is a popular pastime after supper has digested. First pay parade has been called for Saturday when each man will receive five dollars. The balance Is handed out on . the last day In camp. GET WIRELESS SETS The 9th Reserve Fortress Signal Company, Vancouver, under the command of Lieut. W. M. Mott, mayor of New Westmin ster, Is now equipped with the latest wireless sets. " The six sets were adjusted today and wfll be used In maintaining communication with reserve units who may be In training at points several miles, from the camp. This work Is In charge of Lieut. Walter Hughes, who served with a wireless company In the First Great War, and Corpl. Hepburn, whose specialty is radio in civilian life. The Signals' unit has also In- stalled an interesting looking tel ephone system In the camp with the exchange in the office of the A. L. Lewis, commanding the Camp Commandant, Lieut.-CoJ. Westminster Regiment. . . City Flyer Helps Down Nazi Plane A Vancouver airman, Sgt. C. T. "Charlie" Usher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Usher, 5949 Wlllingdon Place, and an air gunner from Edmonton, Sgt Bill Ritchie, are credited with shooting down the first German night fighter claimed by their Australian Lancaster squadron, according to an RCAF press release .received today. The fighter,' an ME 109, attacked them when they were 20 miles across the Dutch coast on their way to bomb Bochum. Sgt. Usher, 22, was born In Vancouver and attended Lord Byng High School. Prior to enlisting he was active in cadet training, being Lieut-Col. of the Byng Cadets and Lieut, in the Air Force Cadets. He was also prominent in ath letics as a junior member of the Rowing Club and the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club. Canada's ESonor Boll ARMY OTTAWA, July 24 (CP) The three hundred and thirty-first overseas casualty list of the Canadian (Active) Army: . TITF.n OF nXNTCSS WHILE PRISONER OF WAR (HONG KONG) uuebec, iteelment: Barclay, William John, Bfmn., Ttdehead, N.B. , Chapman. Frank, Rfmn., Sher- brooKe, yue. Chenell, John Maxwell, L. Cpl, En-try Island, Que. Chicolne, Uaston, Rfmn., Bars- Coffin, Ninlan Allan, Rfmn., Gaspe Harbor, ue. , t . Cormier, Leo Abbey, Rfmn., Am- hCmsyth,' Bobert, Rfmn, Pittsburgh, Pajlbbs, Douglas, Cpl., Danville, Que. Kendall, Donald, Rfmn., Windsor MMa'nn?Llndsay, L. Cpl, Runnymede, Mullln, Elmer Owen, Rfmn, Bras- SeN'ichoison, William, Rfmn, To-rPatterson, James Richard, Rfmn, QKOD.V NR. Pelletier, Gerard Joseph, RfmnJ Rouyn, Que. . Post, John Russell, Rf ton, Aroos- toock Junction, N.B. Smith, Lawrence, Rfmn Trn hnlmville. Oue. " Steven, Clarence George. Rfmn., Danville, eue. Suits, William Roger, Rfmn, Do-wagiac, Mich. . Vermette, Patrick, Cpl, Campbell-ton, N.a , , Welsh, Allen Benjamin, Rfmn, Entry Island, Que. Welsh, Delbert William Loull, Rfmn.. Entry Island, Que. W'jlley, Ivan Emerson, Rfmn,. Danville, Que. Manitoba Regiment: . . Harper, George Blake, Lieut, IU-gina Beach. SasTc. Armstrong, George, Pte, Fivemile-town. North Ireland. . Freeman, Edward John Andrews. Pte, Norwood. Man. . Harkness, William, Pte, Wlnnl-pes Laplante, Romain Joseph, Pte, Marchand. Man. -Mabb. Herbert Henry, Pte, Fisher Moore, Douglas Haig, Pte, Wlnnl-peg. Nichol, David Scott, Pte, Darllng- lora. Man. Pastuck, Nicholas, Pte, Sleeman, Pearson, Douglas Edwin, Pte., Aiictin Man. Robidoux. Marcel Ernest Joseph. Pte, Headlngly, Man. Sayers, George Walter, Pte, Bre-savlor. Sask. 'Thomasson, Thomas, Pte, Winni peg. whlliler. Walter Clifford. L.-CpU Brandon. Man. HEADQUARTERS FORCE Pearce, William Richard, Pte, Toronto. White. Wesley James. L-Cpi.. Mrs. Jean w. vtnite (motnerj, addom-lord, B.C. AIR FORCE OTTAWA. July 24 (CP) The six hundred and thirty-fourth casualty list of the Royal Canadian Air Force: OVERSEAS Rilled sit active service: CamDbell. Josenh William. Sgt xorKion, aasrc. Cntes. Clinton Arnold. PO. Corn wall. Ont. Hoba. James Waclaw. F1L-Srt Thorold. Ont. Kearns. Thomas Melville, LAC, Quyon. Que. Morris. James Elmer. F1L-LL Lnapeau. uni. Nesbttt. Gordon Brydon, Sgt, Shoal Lake. Man. Rector. Vernon Francis. Est- Pirkardvllle. Alta. Missing ea active service after air opera ttons: Bira. Money uenms, ogx. iasn-burn. Sask. Brown. Douglas Stewart. PO. Lea- side, Ont. ... Chstfield. Walter Lawrence. Set. cleeg. Alan Bernard. PO. SL James. Man. - conoa. William Minor. fil-SeL. Klllarnev. Man. Crummv. Georee Kenneth. PO. Grande Prairie. Alta. Jacobs. Robert George. Sgt- Wind sor, Ont. Kingslev. Aien. TO. Saskatoon. Matheson. William Ross, Sgt, Toronto. COneU. Eusebins William, Sgt, TenT1to. Pc-tts. Raymond William. PO. Windsor. Ont. Panvw. Joeth Germain Fabien, Sg- St. Atxsnire. Que. Stevenson. . Edward Barnes. Set, Toronto. Stronarh. Ja"ws Gatherum, Sqdn.-Ldr Sarnia. Ont. Sweeney, James Vincent, Set, Cobalt. Ont. Trask. Wood row .Arnold, WO, Haniey, Sask. .: i Van Camn. Ralph Hughes, Sgt, Barkerton. Ont. Frevtoucly peoeTtM - nnrnf . - Feliner,; Alexander Mathias, PO, Weyburn, Sask. Laloge, Marcel Robert, Sgt, Mrs. E. J. Laloge (mother). Ponce Coupe, B. C. Moore, Theodore Bruce, FO, Port Whitby, Ont. Webb, Maurica Gordon, Sgt, Ger-aldton, Ont. 1 Previously reported missing en active service, now for official niir. poses presumed dead: tjee, cnaries jioDert, u.-sgi., Leamington, Ont. Brawley, Paul Franklin, Flt.-Sgt., Neweomberstown, O. rjrossthwaite. Daniel. Sffr... Rurlcs Falls, Ont. Davidson. Frank Edwards. Set.. MacDonald, Frank McLeod, Sgt., London, Ont. McGrath. Robert Kenneth. " 'Sgt., Winnipeg. - - ;- Died from natural causes: Duffle. Robert Daniel. LAC To- rnntn Previonsly' Tenoned missing, now reported Kiuea on active service: Brown. Raymond Cecil Evans. Szt.. Morden, Surrey, Eng. . - ARMY OTTAWA, July 24(CP) The three hundred and thirty-second overseas casualty list of the Canadian (Active) Army; ..Ouehea Regiment: Sauson, Edward Lewis, Cpl, Sh(-gawake, Que. . ; Manitoba Regiment . Forbes, James, Pte, Winnipeg. Moore, Wilfred Samuel. Pte, Winnipeg. Sious, Tony, Pte, St Laurent, Man. Smith, William Alexander Rule, Pte.. Swan RIvr, Man. Force beadanarten: Lumb, David William, Sgt, London, Ont. ' . DIED Regiment Da Quebec Chartier. Gaston. Pte.. Montreal. Royal . Canadian Army Service vorps Wilkinson, Gordon . Lewis, Pte, Westmount, Que. r , . DANGEROrSLY ILL Royal Canadian Engineers . Smiley. Byron Arnott Keith, Lieut, Perth, Ont. , Infantry Lock, Arthur Ernest, Lieut. Ern. est Herbert Lock (father), 000 Fifth Ave, New Westminster, B, C. Quebec Regiment Whittier, Lionel Hamilton, Cpl, Magog, Que. Canadian Forestry Corps McQuade. Harold Frederick, Pte, Clif ford vale, N. B. : SERTOUSLT ILL Royal Canadian Artillery Burgess. Raymond Philio. Lieut.. Montreal East. Royal Canadian Orilnanre Corps Oke, Orville Garfield, Pte, London, Ont. Canadian Forestry Corps Normand, Louis, . Pte, Lachute Mills, Que. AIR FORCE OTTAWA, July 24 (CP) The six hundred and thirty-fifth casualty list of the Royal Canadian Air Force: OVERSEAS Died of injuries sustained on active service: Goudy, Cameron McKenzie, Sgt, Campbellford, Ont. Missing on active service after sir operations: Monk, Eric Joseph, Fit Sgt, Toronto. Previously reported missing on active service, now reoorted Drlsoner of war (Germanv): Doan, Earl Verdun, Sgt, Chatham, Ont. Prevtonsly reported missing on active service, now rennrtod nrisnnAr of war (Germany): Irwin, Thomas Robert Clifford, PO, St. Boniface; Man. Previnnslv miwi-ImI mluj.. tlve service, now for official purposes presumed dead: Broom, Howard, Fit Sgt, Lansing, Out - CAWADA Rilled en active service: HeacocV. Jnhn DnnaM Vf T.lh. bridge, Alta7 ' Hill. Kenneth Peter. PO Thome. wood. Nottingham, Eng. Luntley, James, LAC, Mickleover. Derbv, Eng. Newell. William Andrew, Cpl.. Mirror Landing. Alts. Patrlson. Harrr Manning. AC1. Mrs. M. L. Pattisoa 'mother), S West Seventeenth. Vanronver. Wise. Clarence Stanlev. Lr Wondhcnd. Aits. Died of Injuries sustained en ac- Fleming. 'j, Sgt, South Shields.;! uurnam. t-ng. McCue. A Fit. Sgt, Wombell. Bsmsley. Yorkshire. Eng. Frevioosly reported missing on ee-tlve service, now for official par-poses presnmed dead: taira. William, tgt, btooks. A;ta. Brown. R, Fit Set, London, Eng. For. Charles George. PO Carshal- ton, Surrey, Eng. Lawrence. Anthons- William. PO . inornum nee in. eurrev, cna. aetive servwe. now reported prisoner I Luckock. Robert Ernest, Sgt, ! war (German;)! I Brentwood, Eng. Iaraway plan at IVe w Yorli Fur "Why now. Why buy furs this summer?" you ask, j.nis or ail summers because you want to make sure for next winter the warmth and comfort of a good coat ' ... a coat that will stand you through thick and thin. ... And most important of all .... at a price comfortable for your budget. ... And why buy at the NEW YORK FUR COMPANY (GEORGIA at HOWE) . . . Because this old-established firm has a reputation ... for quality. ... With increased fur ' prices, many women are finding this firm's lay-away payment plan the ideal way to ' reserve a fur coat. f I, A m-1 ' ' ' There's no rationing"" jif 111' They're blooming bigger and lovelier " fMp 'Miff t A 'ktfiU'Vt'l'l fa . than ever on bolt after lW I I J Al ' klUt'A b 6V bolt of chintz, both glazed and , ..... .mmjisk MmAWW HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY'S - tLi! S ' 7)IJL 3 V Drapery Department PiiAlSu U it F -i (Fourth Floor). .. . - l I'-A lPi J L i In these days when it's so hard - A I jrE w"lf ftl T ir U to get out to the country . . . ,11 $f j 1 u V Wjf - bring the country in to you.... I , m pJmnUB iHlv- : ; Turn your home, yourself, into f a - ''fj W Ipl Pjfy 'fkJ. KVi ' a happy ending for duty-filled M4; Jft j V1 1 U I Get up in the morning in a room ' i -wl-'i L'"' 8- -Tit5,i,iJK-i',:fc- 'V I gay with flowers that are always W$ tD M f " Relax among them before TJ "nf jf ':"s T W 1 1' 1 i I ' popping into bed. ... . WW ' i I Mi k?1 fiS Mi I t You'll love the new idea of , $M M 7, ' 1 ii $ ff I j ( 1 combining plain and print on H OSU A, Ji's4 t m I 1 j-.-.--- your dressing table.... i&'AYlM T&iWi&klh I 1 I The Bay's decorator wiU be . -- U$ J, J Vwi 1 P S I 1 f I glad to help you plan a thoroughly I -cH : Q ' I ttv 4 k ? S l Vi delightful bedroom or living C " 1 AJ kM?!" f V 'S An added aid to coolness and " 41 M fl fliil' comfort this warm weather are lots ' mf) il I" 'J5 $ xf M K V1 of sheer dimity nighties from. ht&'Sl S tM i& H I t I vl The BAY ' ?rA xi (W i A f -i Tt's an old DeeD South Of. " f IfiPt Jl:M Hf " ) . i v. A i I The Bay's Lingerie ; - -NtS84 f'u&M V V V W I .v. . Dpnartmpnt also has ' 'r&D I V l JQ W . i' ' T. I inviting cotton housecoats : ; U IJL ' U V ' ... very chintzy with roses b -WsW JJBfVi, wi - i ' climbing over delicate f f . . 'ttj . ' pink or blue "wallpaper" I . C i ' I Q,, " ' "sdL.!t Jf i V .--iri t mm fix ' &i ' . " i if-: I iL- Xl naueai by.. . I0f '--... .JFt Mr io-cleai at Mademoiselle's With all of this summer still ahead .. . enjoy your days in town . : . your vacation and even the early fall in a pretty print .. . a two-piece pastel crepe or a ' ' lightweight wool from this Sells flt ' MADEMOISELLE'S (643 HOWE) . ... Many dresses you've coveted . but felt were beyond your budget in these war'days are reduced to a price well within the reach of everybody. ... ' One and two-piece dresses ". formerly priced to $29.50 are reduced to $10 to clear. . In the $14.95 group are prints, one and two-piece pastels and lightweight wools formerly priced up to $39.50. . . . This is the final clearance on summer merchandise at this shop. . . . Incidentally, if you're needing a good camel-hair topcoat for your summer boat trips ... see the new fall arrivals here. linen "finds' at Dorothy Fletcher's You'll be amazed to find a lot : v , of clothes you thought had gone : . ; . out of your life for the duration " ; ' ' xan be bought at - DOROTHY FLETCHER'S (2572 GRANVILLE).' ... Take the four-piece Jinen ensembles . .: -. for example, which include a blouse, skirt, shorts and slacks. . . . -. They're in dark colors, such as green . k. or wine ... but in these laundressless days, what a iue-saver mese aarK shades are. . . . Here too are culotte ensembles of blouse and culottes, . '. They're just about the handiest thing possible for a vacation in the country. or if you're off to market. . . . This shop's famous too for Its beautifully tailored slacks outfits or separate slacks . . . and classic shirt-dresses. new beauty it9 waterproof at IIcaii.T Lane "Eye-Magic" is what La Jolie calls its . v-aterproof eye-lash and eye-brow tint. . . . Marvelous in these swimming days because it remains faithful to you through surf, tears and rain . . . " until removed with cold cream. . . . This sun-proof, run-proof tint sells for $1 at BEAUTY LANE (570 GRANVILLE, upstairs one flight).... "Beauty Milk," a light liquid foundation, is another grand La Jolie product good as a poudre base for dry skin. ... : Youll like this salon's individualized manicures also. . . Their "manicure while you dry" idea is popular. . . . MArine 7910. by the Picardfy Just as there's great diversity . in hat styles this summer . . . so there's diversity in hair styles. The PICARDY BEAUTY SHOP (INNS of COURT, 678 HOWE) is ready to suggest the style most becoming to you. . . . And they'll recommend the type of permanent best suited to your type of hair and the hairstyle you like. ... But style is only half the coiffure picture. , . . Color is Important too ... . drab hair can't be entirely offset by a permanent. ... This shop's Mrs. Galloway is an expert in . hair-tinting who'll bring new youth to your hair. ... MArine 3425. few -day sale at Rose Marie's These are certainly days of surprises ... even in the clothes world. ... Just when you've despaired of having a fling at a good old-fashioned sale ... along comes one of . ROSE MARIE'S (2186 WEST FORTY-FIRST) famous events. . . . That little cotton dress you adored but passed up because it was $14.95 may still be there ... going at $7.93. ... There are three groups in this sale. .' . . In group one . . . one and two-piece cottons up to $14.95 sell at $7.95. ... Frocks in group two which includes one and two-piece prints up to $16.95 are reduced to $10. . . i " In group three, pastel crepes and prints, , formerly priced at $25, sell at $14.95.'. . . " There's a 20 reduction on coats and suits. i

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