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Reprint from the December 31, 1965 Cannon Courier.
An old copy of the Cannon Courier dated July 13, 1917 was brought to the Courier office by Willis Vaughn of Manchester, Route 5. Most of the contents of the old paper was listing of the persons registered for the draft for World War I.
The December 31, 1965 issue of the Cannon Courier was brought to us by Melisa Hobbs for reprinting.
The list and numbered as they were drawn for service follows:

1. William G. Hollandsworth
2. John McBroom
3. L.W. Miller
4. William Houston Hare
5. S.N. Coleman
6. Clark McBroom
7. Doney Bryson
8. Eligh Davenport
9. Clarence Gaither
10. Loughry Northcutt
11. J.H. Elrod
12. J.R. Miller
13. Jesse Vance
14. Ray Summar
15. Fate Richards
16. Red Odom
17. Doc Busey
18. Alex Travis
19. Granville Barrett
20. Jim Sauls
21. Jesse Travis
22. Walter Travis
23. Youree Read
24. James Goodman
25. Jesse Brandon
26. Ed Sanders
27. Willie Alexander
28. Henry Martin
29. C.F. Paschal
30. C.J. Paschal
31. R.H. Davenport
32. Daniel Woods
33. Jim Dobbins
34. O.E. Tassey
35. Cleveland Reed
36. Charlie Reed
37. Charley Walker
38. R.W. Knox
39. V.J. Paschal
40. W.T. Ready
41. Emery Leyhew
42. Walter Elrod
43. Clark Elrod
44. Eag Elrod
45. Burley Elrod
46. Ellis Peyton
47. Alfred Parton
48. Dallas Bullard
49. S.L. Duggin
50. Chesley Barrett
51. A.E. Paschal
52. Hirschel Bivens
53. Bose Higgins
54. Issac Wiley Finley
55. James Tee Morgan
56. John Wiley Morgan
57. Johnny Matthews
58. Jesse Lloyd Smithson
59. P.R. Hoover, Jr.
60. Otto Bailum Melton
61. Lester Milligan
62. Issac Cowen Howeth
63. James Daniel Hayes
64. Corbitt L. Barrett
65. Tommie Doisher Bragg
66. Hauley Clarence Smith
67. Adam Jerry Hayes
68. Bragg Reed
69. Pearson McBroom
70. Clyde Oxford Gaither
71. Sterling Claburn Hollis
72. John Lemuel Pittard
73. Henry Hurn Smith
74. James Casy Smith
75. James Nathaniel Barrett
76. George Lester Young
77. Charley Edward Tenpenny
78. Willie Mitchell
79. Samuel Floyd Tenpenny
80. Alma Perry
81. Lester Todd
82. George Knight
83. Frank Knight
84. Chalmus Travis
85. Charlie McMillen
86. Tip Davenport
87. Lucious Brandon
88. Ray Paschal
89. Ed F. Mitchell
90. Olie Reed
91. Turner Knox
92. Harry Brandon
93. Lillard Knox Brandon
94. Vance Brandon
95. Comer Hollis
96. Verner Reed
97. Tom Lassiter
98. Sam Knox
99. John Reed
100. Alma Hollis
101. Frank Knox
102. J.C. Knox
103. Clifford Whitfield
104. James Mitchell
105. George Lasiters
106. Clay Bucey
107. John Simpson
108. Lawton Todd
109. James Travis
110. Robert William Todd
111. Robert Rollings
112. N.G. Gaither
113. Jesse Vasser
114. Tatum Todd
115. Jim Hibdon
116. Skobie Carrick
117. Ed Pitts
118. William Moore
119. John Smithson
120. Isaac Scott
121. John Todd
122. Frank Willis
123. Uric Hollis
124. J.I. Reed
125. Wiley Reed
126. Charley Lester Shelton
127. Lonnie Reed
128. Robert Taylor
129. Wyley Curlee
130. George Dixon
131. John William Rains
132. George Lowe
133. H.L. Basham
134. Cleveland Merritt
135. Rush Vassar
136. Pete Turney Jamerson
137. Ellis Cooper
138. Cicero Parker
139. Ike Parker
140. Stephen Alvin Todd
141. Colonel Deberry
142. Snow Boren
143. Larkin Spry
144. Billie Williams
145. Dink Moore
146. Roy Thomas
147. Howard Finley
148. Ed Vassar
149. Hildra Simpson
150. John Scott
151. Alex Todd
152. Samuel Wilburn
153. Howard Gaither
154. Bridges Todd
155. Emmett Lee Duncan
156. Lonnie Williams
157. George A. Davis
158. Robert Farrell
159. Jesse N. Tenpenny
160. Moaten Smithson
161. Dennie Tenpenny
162. George Bradley Miller
163. Joe Daniel Swanger
164. Persie B. Davenport
165. Dock Brown
166. Raymond A. Sanders
167. Tob Freeze
168. George Lee Peeler
169. James Frank Peeler
170. G.A. Brown
171. George Willie Ritchie
172. Hubert Simmons
173. Jesse Dosier Wilson
174. Henry Freeze
175. J.M. Lowe
176. Taylor B. Campbell
177. Arthur H. Wilson
178. Willie Jordan
179. Aubrey H. Wilson
180. Charles Tilford Powell
181. Joseph Herbert Brown
182. Thomas R. Duke
183. Claude Jackson Rogers
184. Sherman Woods
185. Ross Swan
186. George Losson Latimer
187. Willie Ray Lorance
188. Henry Thomas Swanger
189. Jesse Henry Lorance
190. Robert L. Brown
191. Burt Houston Parker
192. Andrew Harrison Smith
193. Banford Smith
194. Tommie Vincen Parker
195. Deewitt Smith
196. Robert Lee parker
197. David Pendleton
198. David Walter Smithson
199. Thurman Whitmore
200. Carl Lyman Lytle
201. James Arthur Mitchell
202. George W. Wright
203. Billie Pelham
204. Robert Lee Mitchell
205. Raymond Davenport
206. James C. Smithson
207. George Brown Parker
208. John Calvin Duke
209. Silas Peeler
210. R.W. Duke
211. Horace R. Brown
212. Mason Crisp
213. Emanuel Broils
214. Fate Brown
215. William C. Tolbert
216. George J. McMahan
217. Walter Lorance
218. Horace Allmon
219. Robert Van McMahan
220. Bob Collins
221. Gray B. Tenpenny
222. Lee Tenpenny
223. Selmer S. Barrett
224. Jim Mooneyham
225. Jesse Smithson
226. Tip Taylor
227. Arthur Lefevers
228. Lebron Alexander
229. Will. H. Cathcart
230. Robert Blanton
231. Albert Higgins
232. Henry Clay Mullins
233. Fred R. Brents
234. Robert A. Vance
235. Ike Lefevers
236. Ernest C. Ezell
237. James M. Patrick
238. Zeb Brevard
239. Early McGregor
240. Claude Merritt
241. Matt F. Roach
242. James C. Simmons
243. Cecil C. Stone
244. Joe T. Stephens
245. Fred Hayes
246. Sam G. Mathias
247. Wiley Bass
248. James B. McCabe
249. Clarence L. Cummings
250. J. Barrett Melton
251. Melvin Fuller
252. Samuel J. Higgins
253. Robert D. Roach
254. James B. Roach
255. Richmond E. Nichols
256. Robert T.L. Merritt
257. Bob T. Gray
258. William P. Harris
259. Claude D. Vance
260. Jesse O. Mooneyham
261. Ellis D. Simmons
262. Robert M. Higgins
263. Clarence L. Daniel
264. David Fann
265. Arthur E. Busey
266. Chester Burger
267. Dock L. Sullins
268. Bob Taylor
269. John L. Kirk
270. Minor E. Bragg
271. Henry Amos
272. John H. Stewart
273. Thomas L. Fann
274. Jesse B. Moore
275. Robert H. Higgins
276. Alex Vasser
277. Robert H. Mooneyham
278. Charles G. McBroom
279. Warren C. Jamerson
280. Thomas B. McFerrin
281. Chester Travis
282. Fred Mingle
283. Fletcher K. Bragg
284. Floyd E. Mooneyham
285. Willie G. Armstrong
286. John W. Fugitt
287. Grady F. McMillin
288. Joseph L. Young
289. Estes Armstong
290. Ernest Merryman
291. Bengman F. Nichols
292. Daniel A. Nichols
293. Bob Merryman
294. Chalmas Nichols
295. William H. Higgins
296. Green H. Woodard
297. Miller K. Martin
298. Brents St. John
299. Robert L. Fuller
300. Robert A. Nichols
301. Houston L. Roach
302. A. Dave McBroom
303. J.E. Davenport
304. Roy S. Cook
305. Raleigh T. Blanks
306. Jeff Jones
307. James A. Arnold
308. Vester Travis
309. Charley B. Stone
310. Henry H. Fann
311. Joseph E. Mitchell
312. Clyde E. Richards
313. George Gilley
314. Sam Woods
315. Tip J. McBroom
316. Willie Merriman
317. Frank Taylor
318. Clark Taylor
319. John Taylor
320. Nile T. Jamerson
321. Wiley Vinson
322. Eddie McFerrin
323. Jesse Gilbert
324. James H. Cummings
325. Ervin Merriman
326. Ira Ural Tenpenny
327. John Houston Bragg
328. Oscar R. Fann
329. Drennon Merritt
330. Bob Todd
331. Claud D. Smith
332. Robert Marshall Mason
333. Charley Mayo
334. Edward Ferrell
335. Druie Young
336. Robert Stephens
337. Alfred Fann
338. Willie B. Witty
339. Ernest Arthur Barrett
340. Hobert Johnson
341. Jim B. Markum
342. Willard Heatherly
343. Fletcher D. Travis
344. Wiley Foster Mason
345. Robert Cantrell Stone
346. Joe Lillard Mason
347. Johnie Bogle
348. T. Stills
349. Shelah Campbell
350. Henry Wiley Moore
351. Ambus Filmore Francis
352. Shelah Barrett
353. William Charley Thomas
354. Lester Mathis
355. Delter Milligan
356. Ernest Ezra Woods
357. Robert Brown
358. Clarious Powell
359. John B. Ferrell
360. Asa McGill
361. Claud Vinson
362. Hughie Vinson
363. William Oscar Pittman
364. Edgar Mears
365. Hoyt Bailey
366. Ukie Sullins
367. John R. Melton
368. Shelah Gilley
369. Tolbert Young
370. Sam Bailey
371. Shelah Armstrong
372. William D. Goode
373. Marvin Richard Elkins
374. Luther Coy Todd
375. Bob Barrett
376. Henry Austin Foster
377. James D.R. Todd
378. George Rufus Elkins
379. William Conred Logan
380. William Hurshel Elkins
381. Nathan Mears
382. Vance Todd
383. William H. St. John
384. Porter Wallace
385. H. Clay Mears
386. Floyd D. Smithson
387. Charlie T. Smithson
388. Hurshel West
389. Shelah Pitts
390. Tom Merriman
391. Hurshel B. Rigsby
392. James Arnie Wallace
393. William James Burger
394. Leslie Harrison Earls
395. Ambuss Nathan Stewart
396. Arthur Stewart
397. Andrew Jackson Davis
398. Henry Eugene Bailey
399. Clarence Edgar Woods
400. John Bowren
401. John Prater
402. J.B. Thomas
403. Robert I. Youngblood
404. Willie Youngblood
405. Dan Thomas
406. William Jesse Manus
407. Jim Dodd
408. Lytle H. St. John
409. Nathan C.E. Wilson
410. Farrison Prater
411. Joe Todd
412. Robert Mathis
413. Hiram Todd
414. Willey Beecher Woods
415. Arthur Napolean Woods
416. Albert Delta Tenpenny
417. Roscoe Cronkley Todd
418. Ulysses Woods
419. Allen Alexander
420. Edey Buse Bailey
421. Thomas Ernest Manus
422. Jesse L. Porterfield
423. Noly Osker Harrell
424. Charlie Hill Long
425. Gowin Basham
426. Delter Daniel Bell
427. Henry Harrison Basham
428. Floyd Smith
429. Aubry Prater
430. John Caral West
431. Sam Patterson
432. Earley Charlie Mears
433. Floris Tompkins
434. William Morgan Blair
435. Fred Evert Hale
436. Shelie Granville Good
437. Charley Parton
438. John Eurailus Jones
439. Jimmie Robert Jones
440. John L. Patterson
441. Lewis E. Cunningham
442. Avory Doyle Harmon
443. Homer Cunningham
444. James David Martin
445. Dallas E. Merriman
446. Henry Richmond Smith
447. Grover C. Patterson
448. Henry Grady Patterson
449. Harrison Arnel
450. Daniel S. Ford
451. Benjamin F. Underwood
452. Willie Melton
453. Harvey Gunter
454. Willie C. Youngblood
455. Richard Turner
456. James Adam Summers
457. Shelie Brown Wood
458. Claud Leamon Gunter
459. Jim Gunter
460. James Clingman Bryson
461. Ed Melton
462. Shelah Brown Hawkins
463. James Laster Hale
464. William Henry Hale
465. Delter Hale
466. Jesse Durham
467. S.A. Adams
468. Charlie Johnson
469. Harrison Youngblood
470. Claud Thomas Cantrell
471. Elekiel Melton
472. John Ernest Osment
473. George Adam Melton
474. John Edgar Patterson
475. Albert Sullins
476. William Lonnie Burger
477. Marshall Elby Murphy
478. Andrew Hancock
479. Robert Inglis
480. Marvin Henry Walker
481. Martin Alexander
482. John Lack
483. Ernest Scott
484. Luke Warren
485. Joe D. Ferrell
486. Claude Adams
487. Cornelius Mooneyham
488. George Wade
489. Arthur Vickers
490. Hurshel Clifford Grizzle
491. Homer Morris
492. Smith Bogle
493. Fred Scott
494. Elmore Blair
495. Walter H. Keaton
496. Adam Grizzle
497. Jesse Sauls
498. Willie Robert Markham
499. Fate Vickers
500. William Herman
501. James Randall Vickers
502. Alexander Tassey
503. Hauley Wilson
504. Tomie Campbell
505. Horace Alford Vickers
506. Elmer Wilks Rich
507. Marshall M. Vandygriff
508. Jesse Delta Vickers
509. J. Morton Odom
510. B. Alten Ledbetter
511. George Monroe Hancock
512. Andrew Corley
513. Charlie Lee Smithson
514. Albert C. Allman
515. Otis Edward Haley
516. Will Hancock


517. Bob Murphy
518. Andy Murphy
519. Willie Chumbly
520. Henry Grady Smithson
521. Virgil Blair
522. Fred Mitchell
523. John Morgan Tassey
524. Isaac Cummings
525. Shelah Melton
526. John B. Melton
527. Rily Bain
528. William R. Patterson
529. James A. Jones
530. Uless Elers McGee
531. William H. Smithson
532. Vester Jones
533. Samie George
534. Reps Campbell
535. Jesse Patterson
536. Willie M. Smithson
537. Robert Lee Noaks
538. Alvara Owen
539. Willie Ervin Keaton
540. Shelah Orvile George
541. Willie Robert Owen
542. James Andrew Bullard
543. Andrew J. Summar
544. Shelah M. Ferrell
545. Andrew J. Vickers
546. Elbum Bryson
547. Thomas Monroe Hancock
548. Fellie H. Ferrell
549. James Wade Noaks
550. Arthur Gassaway
551. Edgar B. Patterson
552. Shelah Jetton
553. Willie H. Smithson
554. George T. Campbell
555. Robert Ernest Watson
556. Joe Barrett
557. Milton Leascher Hale
558. Livie Clark Walker
559. John Odom
560. Elijah Lowry Hawkins
561. Ogie Jewell
562. James Grady Adams
563. Conner John Smith
564. Willie B. Kennedy
565. Eddie Taylor Becton
566. Willie Hall Becton
567. Willie Henry Jones
568. Oscar Lee Bryan
569. Claud Lanham Preston
570. Vestal Tenpenny
571. Elmer Vance
572. John Thomas Taylor
573. John Bradley Cooper
574. Jesse Huston Jones
575. John Robinson
576. Ivey Patterson
577. Carlyle Kennedy
578. Hugh B. Chumney
579. Tom Ervin Allison
580. Benn Odom
581. Thomas Howard McGee
582. Martin Harris
583. Lindral Harris
584. Kirg Moody
585. John Morgan Stoner
586. James Robert Moody
587. Elvis King
588. Eldon Washer
589. Arlen Farris King
590. Homer Robinson
591. Robert Taylor Haynes
592. Ezra Allen Cooper
593. Luther Mingle
594. Oliver Cooper
595. James Wilson Patterson
596. Houston Cannon Byrn
597. Arthur Allison
598. William Wesley Cooper
599. John Wesley Merriman
600. Johnie Almer Sauls
601. Sam Donnell Turney
602. Luther Hall Wilson
603. Oscar Gaither
604. Henry Clay Smith
605. William Albert Tucker
606. Karl Bryan
607. Hugh Lansden Donnell
608. William Tommie Dixon
609. Albert Moody
610. Henry Grady Mingle
611. Edgar F. Davenport
612. Will Turney Delong
613. Jesse Carell Davenport
614. Willie Lee Owen
615. Richard C. Harris
616. Calvin Bob Delong
617. Benjamin Hubert Odom
618. Leburn Groom
619. Oral King
620. Earl Clark Robinson
621. Vernon Estell Kennedy
622. Robert Albert Becton
623. Elma Clare Kennedy
624. John Spurgon Moore
625. James W. Willis
626. Max Ginzburg
627. Samuel Friedman
628. Saxton Lee
629. Jesse Williamson
630. Walter Stacey
631. Rufus Underwood
632. Horace Holt
633. Johnnie Holt
634. Charley Lee
635. Allen Walker Thomas
636. Thomas Andrew Lyon
637. Joseph B. Mitchell
638. Everett Burgen Perry
639. Evans Gilley
640. Frank Stacey
641. Willie Haley Davenport
642. James Robert Caffy
643. Doran Franklin William
644. Samuel Herschel Caffey
645. Morgan Patton Caffy
646. Homer Todd
647. Robert S. Bowen
648. Herman Pinkerton
649. Herman B. Willis
650. William G. Mears
651. Edgar Todd
652. Albert Thomas
653. John Marshall Thomas
654. John K. Jernigen
655. Forrice Knox
656. Steve A. Thomas
657. Calvin Lorenzo Stacey
658. Cleburn Felix Jamerson
659. Hughie Robinson
660. James Frank Pinkerton
661. Venson Jesse Williams
662. Homer Fowler
663. William Thomas Farless
664. Vernon Finley
665. James Peter Baltimore
666. James Andrew Vassar
667. James Thomas Hollis
668. Robert Adam Harris
669. Calvin Luther Duke
670. Albert Hershel McGill
671. Jim Perkins
672. Ulis Edgar French
673. Willie Mitchell Vassar
674. Maurice Lyon Knox
675. Monroe Cullen Curlee
676. Cecil Lillard Miller
677. Hoyt Overton Williams
678. Lawrence H. Spry
679. Everet D. Sissom
680. Spear Campbell
681. Marvin Roscoe Lewis
682. Walter H. Sissom
683. A.B. Sissom
684. A.L. Bush
685. George William Parker
686. Venie Burks
687. Moses Smith
688. Willie Harris Mahaffa
689. Allen Lewis
690. Herman Taylor McCrary
691. Ernest Lewis
692. Mason Reed
693. Wiley B. Spry
694. Sam Lynn
695. Tom Lynn
696. Leffel Cawthorn
697. Vinson Bush
698. Walter Dee Bush
699. John Isaac Lewis
700. Ulysses S. Spry
701. Percy Estep
702. Fred Albert Coucilman
703. Richard Taylor
704. Walter Talmage Parker
705. Charley Allen
706. Norvel Burks
707. Joseph Duke
708. John D. Hibdon
709. H.L. Hibdon
710. Jasper Rodgers
711. Eath Bush
712. James Fletcher
713. Seth Edward Harrison
714. Henry Lewis
715. James M. Duke
716. Harrison Simmons
717. Charley Simmons
718. Bill Fann
719. Lucker Reedy
720. Huston Dobbs
721. Grover Davenport
722. Hall Travis
723. Jimmie Gilley
724. Jim Gannon
725. Cleny Reed
726. Chester Vance
727. Ernest Tenpenny
728. Claud Shirley
729. Claud Vance
730. Buckhanon Harris
731. Turney Bogle
732. Ernest Davenport
733. Huston Duggin
734. William Graham
735. Ernest B. Alexander
736. Dannie Duggin
737. Willie Jones
738. Jim Summers
739. Luther Davenport
740. Oakley Jones
741. Jim Francis
742. Chester Davenport
743. Clarence Nichols
744. Dannie Reed
745. Oscar Alexander
746. Bob Higgins
747. Hershel Walls
748. Luster Melton
749. Claud Melton
750. Jim Melton
751. Alex Stone
752. Silas Albert Bogle
753. Charlie Brown Bogle
754. James Elmore Preston
755. Clay Hollandsworth
756. Isaac H.L. McKnight
757. Charlie Brown Stone
758. Jim Cummings
759. Finus Taylor Jones
760. Delbert Womack
761. Gip Mullinix
762. Albert Sidney Bogle
763. Jesse George Womack
764. Willey Mullenix
765. Sammie Andrew Milligan
766. Isum Handy Milligan
767. Robert Novel Womack
768. Claud Daval Womack
769. Clyde Hollandsworth
770. James Cullie Mullinax
771. Joe Milligan
772. Billie Monroe Williams
773. Solman A. Womack

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November 14, 2013 at 8:18am
Yes there is but if you look at the last couple lines it reads verbatim:
"The December 31, 1965 issue of the Cannon Courier was brought to us by Melisa Hobbs for reprinting.
The list and numbered as they were drawn for service follows:" So these were draftees.
November 14, 2013 at 11:57am
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