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TO GET AWARDS CAMP DAVIS, Aug. 8 The Legion of Merit Award will be presented to three sergeants of the Antiair craft Artillery School Friday by Brig- Gen. Bryan L. Milburn, com mandant of the school. Visitors are invited to attend the ceremony at four o’clock Friday, at the SOth Group Parade Ground on F-street between 15 and 17th streets. The reviewing is opposite Bldg 802. T-Sgt. Marshall O. Walker of Kenmore, New York, Is receiving !t,e citation for exceptionally meri torious conduct in performance of outstanding service in North Afri ca from December, 1942, to Novem mer. 1943. He maintained the sound locator equipment in his care with marked efficiency, together with having the versatlity and keen technical knowledge to adapt cap tured materiel for use as radar parts when replacements were not available. M-Sgt. Leonard C. Oliver of Glou cester, Va., will receive the award for exceptionally meritorious con duct in the performance of out standing service as technical in structor with the Coast Artillery school, Fort Monroe, Va., from Au gust. 1940, to May, 1942, and subse quent to that time performing the same duties the Antiaircraft Ar tillery School at Camp Davis. He is responsible solely, for developing the "Oliver ethod” of checking and maintaining the helium con tent of stereoscopic height finders. T-3rd Gr. Edgar J. Babin, who resided at Fort Kent, Maine, be fore his induction, also has the honor of this award for exceptional ly meritorious conduct in the per formance of outstanding service. He was technical advisor in plan ning and putting into operation im proved methods for demonstrating the Air Defense Plan to students of the Antiaircraft Artillery school. Planned by the officers of t h e department, Sgt. Babin transposed their ideas into a practical visual training aid involving the use of numerous mechanical and electric al devices, together with realistic sound effects. FUEL OIL USERS ASKED TO WAIT Fuel oil users, whose 1944-45 al lotments are found to be less than that asked, were reminded yester day by rationing officials' that ‘much less kerosene and fuel oil is available for civilian use this winter’ and those planning to ask for ration adjustments were urged to wait until October 1. The “great number” of com plaints being received about re duced fuel oil rations, officials said, is preventing the issuance of new rations, so that cooperation i asked in deferring the requests for adjustments until after October 1. The local board was instructed early by the Raleigh District OPA office to screen all applications carefully and to reduce allotments to users of space heaters to a minimum BEAT-HEAT If you’re counting the days until win ter, or wishing you were marooned atop a snow-capped mountain be cause heat rash or prickly heat are making you miserable, you’re doing it the hard way. The real way to beat the heat—right now—is to have plenty of Mexsana handy. For Mex sana, the soothing, medicated powder will help you say goodbye to so many hot weather miseries. Mexsana gives heat rash irritated skin a cooling treat. Its special base works like mil lions of tiny sponges to help absorb moisture often the cause of this itch ing discomfort. It soothes the sting of mosquito bites, protects you from chafe irritation and quickly cools the bum of sunburn. Mexsana is a 40 year favorite for helping prevent ba bies’ diaper rash, contains ingredi ents often used by spe cialists to relieve it. Yet a generous supply lof Mexsana costs little and you make even greater savings in the larger economy sizes. You and your family will enjoy the summer more when i you beat the heat with mexsana SOOTHING MEDICATED POWDER SHE SUCKS TOUR BLOOD | and leaves LIVING DEATH! ! • ; Stop her before ehe bitee ... Flit is sudden death to all niosqmtoe^Yes! Even the dread Anopheles . - . die ®*jl •art carries malaria from a «c* £ ... the mosquito you can telJ. be<*““ ■tends on its head ...» ««F 1t° Ml with Flit. I Buy an ample supply of Flit, today! ■ mu mm kills flies, *"**» ' S| 9 IT moths, bedbugs and Nf 111 I *B mosquitoes, Triple Celebration Senator E. D. "Cotton Ed’’ Smith stands before his huge three tiered birthday cake, edged with cotton bolls, as he wrapped up three celebrations into one at Lynchburg, S. C. It was his 80th birthday fete — postponed three days so he could establish a new U. S. Sen ate record of more than 35 years service. It also marked his ap proaching departure from the Washington scene. I Gladys Greer Rothstein, daugh ter of Mrs. Myrtle Greer of 308 Dawson street, now a seaman sec ond class with the Navy’s Waves, has completed her basic training and indoctrination course at the Naval Training school, Bronx, N. and has received orders to re port for duty in the Bureau of Navy Personnel, Washington, D. C. Mrs. Rothstein, whose husband. Allan M. Rothstein is in Merion Pa., was employed with the North Carolina Shipbuilding company be fore enlisting in the Waves. HOME ON FURLOUGH -I- 'n .mm . ii Staff Set. Da JSvid H. Costin of SgCamp Croft, S. MC., is expected :f9by his parents, jHMr. and Mrs. J. JHb. Costin of Le Hjland, to visit his ^'iome on a 3 , day pass. He ^has two broth ers in service, Crrt r> Costin in India, and Lewis W. Cos tin, seaman third class, in North Africa. AIR ARTILLERY Pvt. Graham C. Cashwell, 320 North Fifth street, is a member of glider « borne elements of an „. „ ery battalion of the 82nd Di vision which landed in the heart of Cotentin peninsula along with the first paratroops in the invasion of France. The unit fought first as an infantry west of Ste. Mere Eg lies and later entered further ac tion as the artillery group. ON DESTROYER ESCORT IP Mm ' Robt. J. “Bob” V Johnson, quart : : ermaster third class, has re ceived his train ing at Bain bridge, Md. and Norfolk, Va. and :|| is now serving m on a destroyer J espcort some ; where at sea. tt. • xi__— Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Johnson of Wilmington, Route 1, a graduate of New Hanover high school in 1C**2, and attended Campbell college for one year where he was studying for the ministry. A brother, Lennox A. Johnson, also is in the Navy. recruit leave William Curtis Burns, seaman second class, of Atkinson, Route 1, has completed his recruit training at the Naval Training center, Sampson, N. Y., and will be grant ed leave. Upon his return to Samp son, he will be eligible for further assignment which may qualify him for a petty officer rating. INJURED Pvt. Joseph W. Warwick, Jr., of Elizabethtown, injured jn action near Hollandia, Dutch New Gui nea, has been classified for hospi talization in the United States, al though his condition is good, and has been awarded the Purple Heart medal. Private Warwick, a mem ber of the 41st Division, has been in the Southwest Pacific area for several months. His mother, Mrs. Stella W. Warwick, lives at Eliza bethtown. ENGINEERING HEAD Master Sgt. William J. Harris, son of M. L. Harris of Wilmington, Route 1, who recently arrived in England, has been assigned the job of assistant engineering chief at an Eighth Fighter Command air field. His wife, Mrs. Daisy B. Har ris, lives at Bolivia. -V BUSINESS OUTLOOK REPORTED AS GOOD Walter J. Cartier, secretary of the chamber of commerce said yesterday that Wilmington has “good prospects for diversified in dustry after the war,” and added that the city in the post-war era “should grow industrially even though we can’t hold many of our war industries.” “I believe,” he said, “we are going to have slow development in the reconversion of plants so we may have, when all’s said and done, a rather well diversified bunch of industrial outlets, so we won’t have all our eggs in one basket, or two.” The chamber secretary disclos ed that “about 10 manufacturers are making their own surveys of Wilmington, relative to setting no district distribution centers for their products after the war. “Two or three large manufac turing organizations are looking us over with the possibility of locat ing branch plants here in the post war period.” -V William A. Leaky is a roofing contractor in Williamsburg, Va. Hmmm, Too! U. 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