Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 23, No. 123, Ed. 2 Sunday, October 31, 1943 Page: 1 of 20
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Stephens County Salutes Those In Service Of Their Country
THEIR SACRIFICES MUST NOT BE IN VAIN
Men and Women
In the Service
TO ALL OF YOU
ON LAND, ON THE SEA AND IN
THE AIR WE AKE PROUD OF THE
JOB YOU ARE DOING.
Tool & Supply Co.
J. W. MAJORS
J. W. Majors l*h M. '£•*. en-
lisl.il October It). 194Z in the
S. N.iV), now stationed at the I'
8. Navii Air Station in IV Lmi.iI
Me attended •rhool at Y<>e II.gh
School in Camt-ron, Texas. He
received his training at tlx* U. S
N. Hospital In Corpus Christ i.
Texa> and I he IT. S N. Honpital
in Jacksonville. Florida. Prior to
his rnlwtrr. nl he was employed
by Thompson . Kiker Funeral
Breckenridge. Mr*. Mi-
0 THOSE IN SERVICE from Stephens County the
Breckenridge American dedi-
cate}* thin souvenir edition made
possible by their relatives and
friends. It goes as a message to
them from their service friends
found in these pages, and in'
mcmoriam to those win> may
have pa*scd, and a toaat to thou?
i.till carrying on -"Good Luck,"
Killed In Action
Pi tt.v Oi l iter S cond Ciass Ce-
il! I. iiiul'ii <1. son i>| Mr. and Mr.*.
«'• M. Landlord. Route 3. Ranger,
is in the U. S. Navy, noxv sta-
tioned at Santa Ana, California.
!!.• attended school in Snyder
•'*ltd enlisted in July 1942. Prior
to hi. enlistment he was employed
by the Sol ir Air Craft Factory.
SOT. ROLAND ANDREWS
Sut. Roland \V. Andrews. son
of Mr. and Mts. J. J. Anarews, of
Eliasville, Texas, was in the I.'.
S. Arn^v. He was killed in nc-
tion in North Africa. September
9th. He attended the Necessity
I'ncf Breckenridge schools and en-
listed November, 1940. His home
address here was 907 West D> or.
He reci ived his training at
Camp Bowie. Texas; Camp Blatid-
ing, 'Florida and Camp Edwards.
Mass., and prior to his enlistment
was employed with Andrews
He was rejiorted kill< d in action
in Italy about the time of th •
battle for Salerno.
ENSIGN JOHN POWELL
Ensign. L'SNR. Captain Jour.
Powell, son of Mrs. J. W. Powell,
formerly of this county. Winfi. Id.
Kansas, is in the U. S. Naval Air
Corps, last stationed at San Di-
He attended school at Parks,
Moberly, Mo. Junior College, Cen-
tral College, Fayette, Mo. and
Northeast Mo. State Teachers Col-
lege and enlisted September 10,
He received his training at tlio
Naval Reserve Base, St. Louis.
Mo.; Corpus Christi. Texas; Mi-
ami. Florida and San Francisco.
California. Has award for stli-
nes* of nerve and bravery in con-
voy duty. Prior to enlistm -nt
he was employed by tne Arkan-
sas and Missouri Power Com-
PVT. HUGH MANNAN
Pvt. Hugli K. Mann an. sr>n <>:
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Mannan. Ivaa
Star Route. Breekeru idge. is iti
I the U. S Air Corps, last si i-
llimed in tndia.
He attended school m Woodson,
and enlist *d September 2. 19L'. |
He received his training at Ben-
jamin Field, Tampa, Florida.
Jan. wife of J. W.,
la « resident
EDWARD K IL PATRICK
S«t Edwatd .1 Ki!| atrick. set.
of Mrs. Myrtle Kilpa trick. 711
West 1th Street, is In the U. S.
Army somewhere in North At-
lie attended school hi BlVcken-
ndge and prior to his enlistment
November 1, 1940 was Brecken
ridne American and Star Tele-
He received his ti nning ->t
Camp Bowie, Blariding. Fin.. Ed-
wards, Mass.. and has mednl
award* for sportsmanship, obedi-
ence, neatness, rifle firing, and
good attention. A note said be
sent greetings to his former
teachers and all his friend*.
LT. MAY DELL TAYLOR
Second Lt. May I> TI Taylor,
daughter of Mr. ami Mrs. R A
Taylor, is in the U. S. Attny
Nurse* Corps, now stationed ir
New Orleans. La.
Site attended school in Brecken-
ridge and enlisted in April. 191.5.
She received her training at the
Hotel Dieu in El Pmo. Texas end
was graduated in August. 1942
PFC. SHELTON RAY HESSO.M
Pfc. Shelton Ray 1 lesson, so.
of Mr. and Mrs. Joe I lesson, 120't
East Wheeler street, Brecke.i-
ridge, is in Uic U. S. Army, now
in North Alric-a.
He attended school in Ran^et
i'lHl tin* k-nridge and enlisted in
November 1911. He received nis
training at Camp Bowie, Brown-
wood. Texas, Camp Blandint;.
Florida, and Camp Edwards
- m Eugene Chester
f l.o\en, Seaman
s.-cond class, son
-of Mr. and M s.
W f I A. I). C. Loven,
4 WT7 North Gi -
A , ham, Brecken-
i ridge. is in the
I*. S. Navy, now
in the South Pa-
He attend, d school in Breckcr.
iid"e and entitled December II
194a. He received, his training in
San Dkgo, California. Prior t<
his enlistment he was employe
by Hughes Tool Oft, Houston
CAPT. FRANK PAYNE
Capt. Frank C". Payne, sen of
Mrs. R. M Payne. 1110 East Hul-
lum. Breckenridge. is in the L'.
S. Army, now stationed at Camp
He attended school at Southern
Methodist University and Univer-
sity of Tennessee Medical School
and enlisted November 1. 1911!
; He received his training at Fort
. Rliss, Texas and New Orleans
Staging Area. La. Captain Payne
is Commanding officer of i!u-
JttOth Station Hospital, ;|t CaMp(
Callan, which is an overseas unit
Prior to his enlistm. nt he tiad «
private practice «t the Brecken-
ridge Clinic. Mrs. Payne, wife o.
Frank, Is a resident of Breck.n-
m yih w—
• mm. MT«V §M tmtfktr
far f> «<—' Sat*
The Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces ha* called
upon the people of the United States to support the Nation-
al War Fu:td cs necessary for prosecution of the war.
The governor of Texas ha >• appealed to the people of this
state to support the United Way Chest of Texas—the state's
part of the National War Furd.
Stephens Cut ity was give:: a quota of SH,W6 io raise f-r.
the support of ihe United War Chest Fund. .Is many coun-
ties a id cities have donet the needs for the coming year < r
local causes have been added to the (otal. The addition •
these needs eliminates additional drives, .saves your Urn
and the time of the workers in raising these funds.
In the city of Breckenridge $14,000 has been added
faK-c care of our Y. M. C. A„ and its many activities includ-
ing both boys and girls work; the Local U. S. O. activitie s
the (iirl Scouts; the Boy Scouts; the Under-privileged Chil-
dren's Lunch Fund; the Emergencies Charities; the Gootl-
Fellows Fund; the Tuberculosis Association, and the two
companies of ihe Texas State Guard all located in Brecken-
ridge. It is hoped solicitors will reach every person in Ste-
Breckenridge and Stephens County have not fallen down
at any time during this great emergency. We cannot afford
to fail nc :v.
Giving to the War Chest is a donation in the name of
Givo to (Im Stephens County War Chest
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Chamber of Commerce
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Hall, C. M. Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 23, No. 123, Ed. 2 Sunday, October 31, 1943, newspaper, October 31, 1943; Breckenridge, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth131988/m1/1/: accessed November 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Breckenridge Public Library.