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l The Black Hills of Wyo. The Sundance Times, Sundance, Wyoming For Victory Buy War Bonds Dean Hutchins In Hospital Mrs. Anna Hutchins received word recently from her son, Dean that he is in the hospital in E~g- land. If he was wounded she does not know definitely but he had written his mother that he was in France early in October, having gone across just a few Weeks after his furlough home in, August. From here Dean went tel Maryland a~d was shipped out from there. His hospital address is Pvt. Win. Dean Hutchins, 37- 361887, Detachment of Patients, 4198 U. S. Army Hospital, APe 641, Care P. M., N. Y., N. Y. Another son, Chester, writes that he is back in combat in France and "glad of it." Chester received a leg wound in the early days of the invasion of France for which he received a Purple ~Ieart. Pvt. Chad L. Yeoman. 374587- 03, has moved agai~ and is now With a Parachute Infantry regi- 2sent as a paratrooper. His APe is 472. Pvt. Harold Bernd writes that he has been in England and Scot- land and that he hoped to return to the latter country when he could spend more time there as tt is so beautiful. He cannot give his prese~nt location but his APe has been changed to 339. Unit Awarded Citation tures of e~nemy military, maritime and industrial installations. Dur- ing the week preceding and three weeks following the Normandy invasion, group pilots flew exceed- ingly dangerous, low altitude missions to photogralph German communication li~es and troop and supply movements. He is the husband of Mrs. Phyllis McLaughlin and a ~ton of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. McLattgh- fin, Sundance. Prior to entering the army June 5, 1942, he was an automobile mechanic at Susdance. Overseas M mages Can Be Sent Speedily Through Navy Departments EFM Persons desiring to send mes- sages to Navy, Marine and Coast Guard personnel overseas can a- vail themselves of the services of the Navy's inexpensive and speedy Expeditionary Force Messages, Thirteenth Naval District Head- quarters a~nounced today. The service, now more than half a year old. is available to anyone desiring to .ommunicate wiih Navy. Marine or Coast Guard oversea~ personnel who are land- based with permanent Fleet Post Office numbers, or in some cases to certain mobile land-based units wtih Fleet Post Office or Army Post Office ~lumbers. Members of these services in turn may use EF3f to communicate with per- sons at home. EFM service can- not be used to send messages to An Eighth AAF Aerial Reeon-men aboard ships. llaissance Station, England--Ser-A total of 237 fixed texts are geant Alfred R. McLaughlin, 32, available to users ~)f EFM service~, of Sundance, ~,Vyo., is one of the any three of which may be corn- :Soldiers at this Eigtlth Air Force bined to coral)rise one message Aerial reconnaissance station in land who recently was award- ed the War Department,s disting- Uished unit citation ribbon by his 'Wing commander, Colonel Elliott ~oosevelt: The award was made to all personnel of a photo grou1) Commanded by Lt. Col. C. A. Sheep ~f Beverly tIills, Calif., for "~x- traordinary heroism. "--allan ~ry a~d det(rmi,,~aTion" during th- ; ~aonth of June. Sergeant McLaughlin is an air- Craft mechanic and crew chief for a photographic reconnaissance Squadron whose assignment in the light against Nazi aggression is to obtain the valuable aerial pi,-! which costs 60 cents, plus Fed- eral Tax, a~d which may be sent from an)' local telegraph office. The ~ " .ex~s are designed to. cover a wide range of topics to meet ev- ,ry M:uation requiring fast com- m~n',,a'ion service. The Navy code address or Navy N:;ix!,r d(M~nating the unit to wb.i,.i~ p,-r~onnel are a~tached is li' ~'*'>,-.,Fy tO 3s>ur(2 delivery of EFM. This code address, if not alr~ady known to persons wishing to selid me.ssagos, may be obtain,:d from ti:e Naval Postal Affairs Section, Navy Department, Wash- i.nglon, D. C. Local telegraph offices can also be of assistance in this respect. In addition to the code address, EFM communi- cations should give name and rank or rating, and the activity to which the person addressed is at- tached. In reminding the public of the availability of this service, the Navy pointed out that 1~ the first six months in which EFM was in use 230,000 messages were ex- changed, with Navy, Ma~ne and Coast Guard personnel themselves ~sending 210,000 messages to the United States. The rest, 20,000 messages, went to men overseas. Army Releases Pacific Area Mail Families of soldiers engaged in operations i,n the Philippines will soon be receiving batches of mail that have been delayed for secur- ity reasons during the period pre- ceding the invasion of these is- lands. Some 400,000 letters and, a large number of parcels were impounded. This mail originat- ed. with units now engaged is American Army operations in the Philippines. Some of the letters date as far back as last July. Veterans Learn of Rights, Benefits Every veteran, upon being dis- charged, will receive a booklet en- titled "Your Rights and Benefits, A Handy Guide for Veterans of The Armed Forces and Their De- pendents." The booklet was pre- pared by the Retraining and Re- employment Administration of the O[fice of War Mobilization. Near- iy 2,500,000 copies of the booklet ~re now available. Veterans who have ah'eady been discharged will be able to obtain copies from draft boards, Offices of Veterans Administration, USES or Com- munity Veterans' Information Centers. x-- Miller Creek Mr. a'nd Mrs. Maurice Moore and Guy Huckins were transact- ing business in Belle Four(.he last Men clay. We were sorry to hear of Mrs. Lucy Minnich's illness and wish her a speedy recovery. Her dauuhter, Mrs. Bud Davis, is ~tayil~g with h~:r. C. A. Ward came over from Newcastle S~nday to look after ranrh inter(:sts here. Quite a' number from here at- tended the ftme~,'al of Everett Ar- nold Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Rogers and daug~ter of Missouri are visiting at the Paul Myers home, Air. and Mrs. A. J. Montgomery, Mr. and Mrs. Walt Vore and TufI~/ were iallers at Will Kelly's "Wed- nesday afttrnoon. The blanket of snow, about 16 inches in depth that fell last week is melti~g and most side roads are passable again. Mrs. D. B. Hilton, who has been teaching the Bitter Springs school, was forced to discontinue because of ill health. X. Aladdin Among those from Aladdin stranded in Belle Fourche by the heavy snow storm or blizazrd last week were Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Weaver and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Pattinson, Mr. and Mrs. I. E. Myres a~d Mr. and Mrs. Nels Pearson. The Weavers reached home last Thursday and the oth- ers got their cars as far as Wy- roans and continued on their way with team and wagon sup- plied by A. J. Pattinson. George Harvey returned to his job at the Robbins ranch Sun- day after spending several days at Rapid City u~der a doctor's care. Jesse Dotson and nephew Ob- ern Dotson were Aladdin callers Sunday evening and were also callers at Wymans. Visitors in town Saturday fronl Pine Ridge were Mike Erland, Frank Seiners and Mr. and Mrs. Otis Deeder. Dale Cammack is out of school this week helping his father load, out cattle. Typewriter Ribbons -- The Times u~ v v v v ~ v v Quality Cold Springs Monuments STURGIS MONUMENTAL WORKS 1049 Main Street Sturgis, South Dakota MEATS--FATS---Red stamps A8 through Z8 and A5 thru P5 remain good indefinitely for 10 points. No new Red stamps until Dec. 3rd. PROCESSED FOODS----Blue stamps A8 through Z8 and A5 through V5 remain good indtfinitely for 10 points. No ~ew blue stamps until Dec. 1. SUGAR--Sugar stamps 30, 31, 32, 3.~ and 34 each now good for 5 lbs. indefinitely. Sugar stamp 40 is good for 5 lbs. can- ning sugar and up to 20 Ibs. more per person may be secured upon application to the rationing board. GASOLINE--A-3 stamps now valid and are good through December 21, SHOES--Airplane stamps 1, 2 and 3 in Book 3 good indefin- itely. * ALL FOOD STAMPS IN BOOK 4 * Partlow and Bryan SUNDANCE, WYOMING IIAKE THIS STORE YOUR SHOPPING HEADQUARTERS WHEN IN SUNDANCL with the overseas gifts out of the way our thoughts are on the home needs and Xmas. O u r selection of gifts is complete for the early shop- 1}er. Y Spearfish, S. D. Emperor lb ..................................................... Dozen I DRESSING Holsum--1 qt. lb. Can 6R Pts lb ............... and Friday, Dec. 8th Due to Gas and Tire Shortage We Will Buy In Sundance Every Other Friday LIVE TURKEYS No. 1 Young Ib ..... DRESSED TURKEYS No. 1 Young lb ..... LIVE POULTRY HEAVY HENS ...................... 17c LEGHORN HENS ................. 15c SPRINGS ................................ 21c OLD COCKS .......................... 8c Belle Fourche Gold Medal 50 lb. Sack at C. D. ROBERTS MKJaING CO.