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Leon C. Earl, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Earl, was home on a short furlough the week of Sunday, November 21. This correspondent did not get to interview him before he returned, but was able to get information on his advancement, etc. Baker Third Class Earl entered the U. S. Navy Commissary Department o n November 2, 1942, and was stationed near San Diego until his furlough. He was to have returned to his base No- vember 22. Second Lieutenant Ruth Adams, home on leave November 14 for two weeks, knows what it is to sleep in a sleeping bag, wear fatigues, GI shoes, helmet, etc. She experienced these things as in News of Clubs "Centerville Flash" Stars for Davis Service News And Notes a nurse December, 1943 THECENTERVILLE??? Page Four the Army Nurse Corps. Ruth enlisted in the corps at her present rank on December 7, 1942, and went to Bushnell Gen- eral Hospital at Brigham City. On September of this year she transferred to Camp Abbott, Oregon, where her unit went on desert maneuvers. After her leave she will go to Camp White, Oregon, for further assignment. Ruth is the daughter of John Q. Adams, presently laboring as Mission President of the Samoa Islands, and Mrs. Adams. From a young man who has been in the service since early in 1941, comes the opinion that a ward newspaper is "a very ex- cellent thing, because every boy and girl in the service is looking forward to news from home. This fellow is First Lieutenant Wendell Nessen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Nessen, who was on leave Sunday, November 21. Wendell enlisted in the National Guard as a Staff Sergeant at Camp San Luis Obispo, Cali- fornia, on March 1, 1941. He stayed there until war was declared, and then transferred to Kentucky, until early in 1942, go- - Almost every season Centerville manages to have at least one high school student who wins a berth on the "first string'of the Davis High School grid or hoop teams. A number of boys have made names for themselves in years gone by. Bill and Jim Evans, Neil Smith of the North ward, Gene Halvorsen, football player last year, and others. Each one of these fellows has been dubbed the "Centerville Flash and those who saw Davis bounce Ogden, 19 to 6 at the University of Utah stadium Saturday, November 27, would have seen another boy win the honor in the form of Marshall Perkins. Marsh has lived in this ward only about two years and played for the Davis regional champions d that beat Ogden, and the fullback was one of the stars of the game. He made eight yards for a first down which eventually led to the Darts first touchdown. He later scored his first touchdown of the year for Davis last score against Ogden, and intercepted a pass which stopped an Ogden thrust.- He played good ball throughout. Marshall is to be congratulated on his achievements. 149-poun- - The Literature, Music and Art Club met at the home of Lola Barber, Monday, November 22. After the business meeting an illustrated lecture on Brazil was given by Rulon Haacke of South Bountiful, who recently returned from the Brazilian Mission. Special guests were Mrs. Helen Beers and Rulon Haacke. The next meeting of the Literature, Music, and Art Club will be the annual Christmas Party, Monday, December 27, at the home of Lola Barber, club pres- ident. ' AssociaThe Parent-Teachetion held its first meeting of the rs year Thursday, November 18, at the Centerville School. Mrs. Ellis Wilson, president, conducted the meeting. Mr. Perry Rockwood, of Centerville, member of the State Safety Council, was the principal speaker, and Mrs. Boyd Parrish of Centerville, presented the musical program. Special guests at the meeting were Mrs. Francis M. Seegmiller, District President of the P.-A., and Mrs. Francis Torney, State Bulletin editor. Plans were made to A. meeting on the hold a P.-second Thursday of every month with the exception of December. The school Christmas program will take the place of the December meeting. T. T. .. ing from there to Officers Candidate School at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, where he graduated as a Second Lieutenant on September 17, 1942. He was made a First Lieutenant in January of 1943, and went to Camp Maxey, Texas, where he remained until his leave. "There is nothing, outside of a letter, that will help the morale of the boys and girls in the service more than a ward newspaper project. This bit of counsel came from Private First Class James E. Torry, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew B. Torry, as he "lazied himself Sunday afternoon, November 21, on his second furlough of the war. CARR PRINTING CO Bountiful, Utah The Sagamore Camp of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers will hold their next meeting Thursday, December 9, at the home of daughter Linda Smith. All members are urged to be present. Jim, who is a "magician of some shucks, enlisted in the U. S. Army and went to Camp Forrest, Tennessee, on August 4, 1942. This section of the country is near the historic place where Sergeant Alvin B. York, famous World War I hero, was reared. September 8, 1943, Private Torry was transferred to Camp Phillips, Kansas, and near Christmas of 1942 he was promoted to the rank of Private First Class. He returned to Camp Phillips after his furlough. .