dafr. f4«tf*fy te? 1146 lavy Announces New Benefits for Re-Enlistment in Regular Service Tile navy has Just announced tahmble new benefits for men enlisting or re-enlisting in the regular navy. Men volunteering for a first enlistment or re-enlistment in the regular navy are now given an option on the length of time they wish to serve. Seventeen year olds may enlist for either two or three years or until their 21st birthday. However. 17-year-olds must bring birth certificates or school records showing their sorrect age and consent papers must be witnessed by and signed in the presence of the local navy recruiter. Dr. M~ C. Overton and Dr. J. W. Howze Announce they have resumed the practice of medicine and surgery. Office 303 Combs-Worley Bldg. Day Phone 1030 Nite 680 Applicants aged 18 to 30, inclusive, may cnilst Tor two. three, four or sb: year periods. And you cnn now join I ho regular navv r-ven though you have already taken your prc-induc- tion physical. But. you must enlH. before receiving \-o\ir notice of finnl iiidii-'lioii. Benefits have h'jon modified to ll'c effect that regular army personnel rrcelvo all privileges of the G. T. Bill of Rights. Family allowances have boon extended for the full period of enlistments or re-enlistments in the regular navy made prior to .Tnly I., 1940. If assigned to son duty or overseas service, a man will receive n 20 percent extra allowance for such duty. Those men discharir- fd from the 1'egular army or naval reserve for the purpose of enlistment or re-enlistment in the regular navy collect mustrring-out pay at once. Free mailing privilege for men in the armed forces has been extended until December 31, 1947. Your local navy recruiter, Chief M. E. Pierce, 302 Post office Bids.. 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MASON BALANGA, Bntaan — (/PI—Two army staff officers who survived Bataan's death march, traveled iieain I heir roar! of tragic remembrance \\ few days ago, and found both disappointment and a challenge along the rough way through the jungle. Disappointment, they said, "that time and. perspective have changed the scene a lot." and a challenge, in that "Die country must see to it that we never have another Bataan or anything half so horrible." They were Col. John H. Ball of Williamsporl, Pa., corps artillery officer for Maj. Gen. George H. Parker's Second corps, unrt Majcr Ach- Jlle G. Tisdollc <232 E. Walton place; Chicago, aide to Maj. Gen. Ernest CAUTION; vas UNLV AS DIRCCT&O • It's New • It's Different • it Pays for Itself • It ©ives You Wonderful Year- Round Comfort F'.. King, commander of Luzon forces who on April 9. 1942, capitulated to Japanese General Masahaura Hom- nm in a schoolhousc in this village. Nearly four years later, the road of America's Oethesemahc was lined with the rusty, rotting relics of that army. Return of the two officers to this peninsula was arranged not only as a "sentimental journey" for two men who spent more' than three years each in Japanese prisons, but, more importantly, to prove army historians with first-hand accounts of the death march by men whose official status at the time of surrender, gave them possession of information available only to a few. Up the road toward Cabcaben, the still-while painted slogan in 12- inch letters "keep 'em flying" appeared on the wide - spreading roots of a balcte tree — mocking reminder of a clay when the hopes of a besieged army were pinned on planes which had not yet been built. A three-foot iguana slithered from our path. "Tastes like chicken," wryly remarked Tisdele, "or a little like •snake meat." On through Limay and Lamao, and twice Colonel Ball halted the party, once pointing to an old kilo- nit-: er-nost at the roadside: "Right over there I was clipped across the temple with a Jap riflc- biitt beciiu.'ie the iniurd .said I was leading the column too slowly," lie said. Not far .away, we entered a cleared space bordered on one sitlc by a banana and bamboo thicket. "In there," Bull remarked, "Bodies were piled—they were thick. "We had gone far enough when we reached here so that the marchers were very weak and dying fast." Panrca Leads West Texas Area in Army Enlistments Ten of the 17 men of the West Texas area sworn into the service with the regular army last Friday were of Pampa and vicinity, said Sgt. Delbert Nunn, of the local army recruiting station. The remaining men were from Lubboek, Capt. Eugene Saffold, commanding officer of the Amarillo station said. The total number broke a two-day high of 15 men enlisted on Friday and the same number on Saturday of last week. The ten men enlisting from the 9ampa area include a veteran, two brothers and three colored men. They are: Roy G. Floyd, 18, 808 E. Locust, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thurman T, Floyd of Arnett, Okla., who chose the engineers corps and the European theater. R. W. and Homer Sapp, 17, sons of Mrs. Minnie Ida Sapp, Route 1, Wheeler, who chose the armored forces and the European theater. Malcolm E. Crowder, 20, whose See the Pampa Music Store for your amplifiers, microphones and pick-ups. Pampa Music Store 214 N. Cuyler Phone 689 PORTRAITS •» SMITH'S 123 W. Foster COMMERCIALS S T1TDI 0 Phone 1510 TYPEWRITER and ADDING MACHINE Repairs and Service. BELMONT TYPEWRITER SERVICE 207 N. Frost Phone 409 DISCHARGED Wlinam C. Marler, Si/c, USNB .son of J. M. Marler, 2il E. Francis was recently discharged after 38 months of service.. Eligible to wear the European am American theater of operations ribbons along with two commendation and victory ribbons, Marler servee 18 months overseas, participating in two major campaigns. Before entering the service on Dec. 3, 1942, Marler was a machinist. He received his discharge at Charleston. Harold D. Craddock, SKVl/c, 615 N. Somerville, was honorably discharged from the USN at the separation center in Shoemaker, Calif, the first of February. . William Vester Smith. MoMMl/c, Lefors, husband cf Jennie E. Smith, received his discharge from the navy at San Pedro Calif., after six months of overseas duty on Okinawa. Prior to entering the service "on Jan. 7, 1944, Smith was a boiler fireman with the Coltexo Gas Co. BETTER CLEANING FOR BETTER CLOTHES BoB Clements 114 W. Foster -Phone 1342 Fw ftp* HOME lyilDERS it« w, FP*«W *> Charles Clifton Hoover, MoMM 3/c, husband of Helen Sue Hoover, was discharged from the TJSNR on Jan. 18. Holder of the American- Asiatic, Philippine Liberation and Victory ribbons, 'Hoover participated in the battles of Lingayen gulf on luzon and Okinawa, serving on LSM-33. He enlisted in the navy on April 28, 1944. After graduating from the Lefors hitjh school Hoover worked in the oil field, employed by the Cambrian Oil. Co. Among men recently discharged at the Fort Bliss separation center were: S/Set. Dwey A. Bond, 1015 E. Francis, who received the Philippine Liberation and Asiatic-Pacific ribbons while overseas: Cpl..Richard D. Sorrelie of Pampa; Sgt. Louis W. Day, Jr., 115 W Foster"; T/4 Melvin R, Lawson, 1149 N. Starkweather, who is eligible to wear the Asiatic-Pacific and Philippine Liberation ribbons; T/5 Robert K. Gil- chrlst; T/Sgt. Lewis I. Sprinkle, 212 SE. Francis; T/Sgt. .Thomas B. Reed: Pfc. Guy E. Brewer, and Pfc. Fred W. Brodnax,' 1005 E. Gordon Ave. KETUUNS STATESIDE PEARL HAR3OR, T. H.—S/Sgt. Calvin E. Turner, GO<1 S. Barnes, is one of the 3321 army veterans returning to the States for discharge aboard the USS General Aultlan, a navy transport, which left Yoka- homa Jan. 21, and was scheduled to arrive in Seattle about Feb. 4. ON MINESWEEPER SHAMROCK, (Special) —Aboard The TJSS Adams—John E. Reeves, Jr., 20, RM3/C, of Shamrock is serving on this destroyer mine sweeper, which was recently at Shanghai, China. Reeves first ship saw action at, Okinawa where she was under attack by Jap suicide planes. In one attack she shot clown six and probably two more, of 12 Kamikazes. One of the planes exploded nearby and did considerable damage, causing it to retire for repairs. In another instance, when a Jap plane exploded near the minesweeper, damaging the rudders, the Adams made a remarkable 7,000 mile trip back to San Francisco, without benefit of rudders, steering with her engine. HIGH-POINT MAN SHAMROCK, (Special) — Pearl Harbor, T. H.—Pic. Stephen R. Griffin of Shamrock is one of 1,490 highpoint army veterans whom the navy is returning to the States for discharge aboard the USS Herald of the Morning, which left Yokohama, Japan, January 9. SERVED ON HUTCHINS SHAMROCK, (Special) —Aboard The USS Htuchins—Lois E.. Bird, MM2/c, Shamrock, served aboard this destroyer escort which spent two years in active duty in the Pacific. Named the USS Johnnie Hutchins after a navy seaman who remained on his station and saved his ship though mortally wounded, the tough little warship saw action at Palau, Okinawa and in the Philippines. After the surrender she served as an es-ort in Chinese and Korean waters. In November she left China en route to Pearl '. Harbor and San Diego to be placed in the inactive reserve. wife and parents live in Lefors,. chose the engineer corps and the European theater. Wesley M. Riley, 23, son of Mr. and Mrs.' E. C. Riley, Wardvjlle, Okla., a veteran of 38 months service with 21 months'in the European theater and a former member of the 88th division. He has -received three battle stars Eind the combat' infantryman's badge; he chose the infantry and the European theater. Grover S, Grimes, 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Porterfield, 325 E. Malone,. who chose the alf forces and the European theater. The colored men are: Lenroyel Bowie, 18, son of Mrs. Twiddle Bailey, 849 S. Gray, who chose the field artillery, and the Pacific theater. Elijah Williams, Jr,, 17, son of Elijah Williams, Sr,, 718 S. Gvay, who also chose the field artillery and Pacific theater. Wallace G. Daniels, 17, son of .Mr. and Mrs. Jessie L... Daniels, 7l4 S. Gray. ^ —••:• " Ofeye* II 'a* fco*i£ ott fhinal !e&TO tuilii Aprfl 3. has been to service fof 45 mohtHs, with 21 months overseas with thi and Mfs. G. F. Geye* of ifils city. 3», 19«. 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