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MoscowT Thursdty, Oct. t. •
Nasi airmen employing gliders
were shot down • yesterday In the
Black sea area, presumably the
Crimean peninsular, and at least
260,000 Germans and Rumanians
have lallen In their attempt to
, orack the defenses of Leningrad
Odessar' the Russians an-
■test front-line dispatches
continuing attack and
^-attack iwhlch have cost
Evaders 5,500 dead In throe
Red Cnm to Plan
Anniial Rdl Cdl
In Meeting Oct. 7
Cripple Oinic At
>^kes Hospital 9th
Wilkes county health depart
ment today announced that the
Field Representative Of Red
Cross To Ccmfer V/ith
Mrs. Catherine M. Stewart,
October clinic for cripples will
be held at the Wilkes hospital on
Thursday, October 9, 9:30 a. ff
Clinics are held each mortli
under sponsorship of the North
Wilkesboro Kiwanis club in co
operation with the health depart
ment and the Wilkes hospital.
An orthopedic specialist will
Stone ^ Mountain: Quartet 'stagp
ing convention will
At School Meet
tlmatlng that the north and
fronts are tending toward
illlsation, these dispatcies by
Ited Star, the army paper, said
'the soviet defense was holding
firmly to new positions In Len
ingrad’s approahces and that the
268th German division lost l.SOO
dead in a three-day attack just
concluded in the center.
An onnopeaic speciansi wm
field representative ot the Amer- , examination of all crip-
( r«i -^i»1 V.iS Isk. . . « . A
Progn^e** At Both
Ends of East Front
Reported At Berlin
Berlin, Oct. 1.—Germany re
ported progress today at both
ends of the eastern front, sharing
her claims in the north with
Finnish forces which announced
the capture of Petrosavodsk and
iw the south with Italians who
bolstering the push across the
Petrozavdsk. an eastern Kare
lian city about 180 miles north
east of Leningrad and a port on
Lake Onega, is important to the
axis’ war plans primarily as a
II- point on the Leningrad - Mur
" Generals Given
Berlin. Oct. 1.—The nazi-pick>
ed premier of the Czech protec-
, torate of Bohemia-Moravia. two
1^ more Czech generals and an un
determined number of other per
sons were shot or condemned to
tdeat'h today in stern and con-
tlnuiag suppression of what the
"• V ^ a - 4^*AAcrrkV1'‘.H1» nlot.
lean Red Cross, will be In North
Wilkesboro Tuesday, October 7,
for a conference with leader! of
the Wilkes chapter relative to
the roll call in November.
Dr. John W. ICincheloe, Jr.,
pastor of the First Baptist church
and who has been appointed roll
call chairman for this year in
Wilkes, said today that plans are
being formulated for a success
ful roll call and he had every
reason to believe that the Wilkes
chapter will respond liberally
He pointed out that In 1940
Wilkes was 113th among the 120
chapters in the state in amount
raised during the roll call, in
spite of the fact that it was in
the same year that the Red Cross
.spent thousands of dollars in
Wilkes in emergency relief and
rehabilitation following the dis
astrous flood in August. 1940.
For many years previously
Wilkes had a high standing
among the chapters in the state,
which will be regained this year
if the roll call plans go through
Red Cross needs this year are
greater than ever
pled and deformed persons at
the cllnlL and will give advice
relative to treatment.
Demand A High
Legion Head, High School
Principal Tells Of Op
portunities In Navy
said, and expressed the belief
that Wilkes people will adequate
ly show the organization appre
ciation for the wonderful work
it accomplished in thi.s section in
the flood emergency period.
Since Secretary Knox announc
ed the enlistment drive for Uncle
Sam’s new "TWo Ocean Navy sev
eral weeks ago, many young men
have asked if they were eligible
to enlist without a high school
A. F. Kilby answers this im
portant question for the young
men of Wilkes county.
“Navy enlistees do not have to
be high school graduates,’’ said
Commander Kilby. “Any ambi
tious and patriotic young fellow
who wants to serve his country
Dr. Klncheloe | bas the opportunity now by join
Dr. Ralph McDonald, of the
University of NortJi Carolina,
conducted a group conference
among school teachers at a
NOEA meeting here Tuesday.
“'-Germans term a treasonible plot.
Gar’wood Piano Co.
Moves to This City
6 Divorces Are
Granted In Court
One Of Fall Terms For^fiie
Trial Of Civil Cases Is
Now In Progress
8 School Systems
Seh Goals of
meet on Snn-
^day. October 19, | at Mountain
Vleir school, .accOTding to an-
nootacement ^by J.; A. Gilliam,
The singing will begin at one
p. m. and all quartets, trios,
duets and soloists: are Invited to
take* part in the program.
tidre On Koddar
To-SpesJe At City Hall, Four
Ci^lock; “WUi Wa Never
District Agent, Farm Agent,
Assistant Agent and Oth'
ers In Conference
Extension officials and "a num
ber of farmers In recent meeting
in Wilkesboro outlined a series of
goals for Wilkes county agricul
ture during the coming year.
O. F. McRary, district agent,
was In charge of the meeting. In
addition to County Agent J. B.
Snipes and Assistant Agent H. C.
Api^ Crop Now
G6% To Market
Orchard Run Price About 75
Cents; U. S. No. I’s
$1.50 And Up.
'The million bushel apple crop
ot the Brushy Mountain orchards
—— In Wilkes and Alexander coun-
Colvard. the following were pres- ties is moving to market, Carl E.
ent and took part in the meeting: jVanDeman, orchard specialist In
M. F. Absher, chairman of the, charge of the apple research sta
tion on the Brushies, said today.
county board of commissioners;
W. M. Absher, member of the
county Triple A committee;
W. Ferguson, master of
Grange: C. E. Tharpe, T. J.
Neill, H. H. Morehouse, J.
Adams. C. H. Opltz and C.
An outline of aims for progress
were made relative to the follow-1 trees.
Fair weather of the past three
weeks has been ideal for picking
apples and much of the crop has_
been removed from the orchards.
BOnums and a great part of the
Delicious crop have been picked
and pickers are now taking the
handsome Staymans from the
ing the United States Navy or j
Naval Reserve. Of course, he
must be of average Intelligence, | ^
good character and be able to Dv. McDonald, rre
pass certain physical and mental
examinations. Now, more than
ever before, the Navy needs men
of that type.
“.411 applicants, whether or not
they have high school diplomas,
are given an elementary exami
nation containing about 100 ques
tions,’’ explained Cpmntander
And Miss Mary Langston
"KTlby/ “Those receiving a .-gi^e
Eight school systems were
represented in the 140 superin
tendents, principals and teachers
who attended a regional confer-
[ajjcb of: the Ncoftb,,CBrolfna_ Bdj
The Garwood Piano company
which has been located in Wilkes
boro for several years, has mov
ed to North Wilke.sboro and is
occupying the building formerly
occupied by Landis Tire and
Parts store on C street, opposite ^
the post office. I
L. Garwood is head of the
which has been doing basi
net in the Wilkesboros over a
period of many years. A cordial
invitation is extended all lo visit
Garwood Piano company m its
Six divorces have been grant
ed in the term of Wilkes court ^
which opened Monday with Judge
J. .4. Rousseau, of this city, pre
• Divorces were granted in the
following cases: A. T. Souther
versus Emiline Souther, C. D.
Watson versus Margaret Watson.
Royal Rhoades versus Pauline
Blackburn Rhoades, Edith Brew
of 50 per cent or more satisfy
Navy educational standards.
“Naturally, a high school edu
cation is helpful in the Navy, just
as it is In civilian life.’’ points
out Paul S. Cragan, superinten
dent of North Wilkesboro schools.
“There are certain advantakes
for the high school graduate in
the Navy,’’ said Mr. Cragan. “He
has a wider background to call |
upon in earning advancement in |
position and pay. For example, \
, men who are proficient in Eng- ]
' lish may be sent to one ot the
er versus Herman Brewer, Paul Navy’s communications or cleri
Attorrey Gran: Baiigtiess, ot
Jefferson, was a business visitor
to the city today.
. ,»Mr and Mrs. Gillis Yates, who
h^'*T!ben making their home in
Oxford for several years, have
moved to Wilkesboro.
Mrs. Estelle Nichols and Me.ssrs.
W. G. Gabriel and Grady Church,
of Belk’s Department store, are
spending today in Charlotte.
Mr. Jemes Hemphi’.l. a student
of Lees-.McRae colle^re at Ban
ner Elk, spent the week-end with
his parents. Mr. and Mrs. E. L.
Mrs. T. -4. Mobley and son.
Tommie Lane, returned Monday
night to her home in Alexandria,
Va„ after snending a week here
with Mrs. Mobley’s mother, Mrs.
D. S. Lane.
Mr. Walter McBride, well
known citizen of the Joynes com
munity. badly injured in a truck
accident Friday, is improving
some, according to reports from
the Wilkes hospital.
Mrs. Zella Culpepper, who has
been spending a few weeks in At
lanta with her son. Jack, and
daughter. Carolyn, has returned
to the city and is again at Jean’s
Dress store, which is
under her management.
Key versus Allie Roberts Key,
John Goss versus Inez Goss,
Several other cases have been
, disposed ot this week. The case
i of State Highway commission vs.
IF. J. Hartley involving payment
: ot some Parkway lands on Tomp
kins Knob, has been calendared
tor Monday ot next week. The
case has made one trip to the
supreme court and returned for
cal schools. Recruits with a
knowledge or aptitude for hand
ling tools might be marked for a
! cation Association held at North
Wilkesboro school Tuesday after-
County syr terns represented
were Alleghany, Ashe, Watauga,
Surry and Wilkes. Special char
ter units were Appalachian State
Teachers College, of Boone. Mt.
Airy and North Wilkesboro.
A general meeting was held at
3:30, at which time Fred
Greene, secretary of the North
Carolina Education Association,
and Miss Mary Langston, field
worker, addressed the gathering.
After'the general meeting four
groups were formed.
Dr. Ralph W. McDonald, .'£
Chapel Hill, Public Relations
ling tools might be marked tor a; - addressed
trade or engineerill^ course. Men i chairman ot the . ‘
$20 Awarded To
with college ediic'-tions may qual
ify for midshipman’s training
: courses in the Naval Reserve and
i after their schooling period they
I will report for active duty as of-
i ficers with the rating of ensigns.
I “The Navy hi s four excellent
I trade schools to wbirh nev.- re-
I cruits in either the reg'ular Navy
I or the Naval Reserve mry be sent
: after a training period, providing
i they pas.s entrance examinations
with sufficiently high grades. At
j these schools they will be train
ed in eny one of nearly fifty
' skilled trades or vocations to
one group. Greene and ^rngston
had one group each and Dr. D.
S Christenbury, dean of educa
tion of A. S. T. C.. conducted a
conference with the fourth group.
ling subjects: agronomy, agricul
tural engineering, animal husban
dry, dairying, poultry, swine,
I hvyTticulture, forestry,, farm ma-
jchlnery and 4-H club work.
Detailed goals adopted were as
1. Tliat the farmers in the
county hire as many of the men
that are eligible for WPA as
2. That we encourage small
farmers to Improve their farms
and make a living at home If
.- ,8.,, Try to., , s^rt-
age of labor by biiyTifg'larm ma
chinery through “Community
4. Enrich our soils by apply
ing lime and, phosphate and le
gumes which will in turn give us
a greater yield with the same
amount of labor.
5. Encourage our farmers to
use winter cover crops which will
conserve the soli In the winter
and. may be turned in the spring
as green manure crops.
6. Encourage fanners to seed
more permanent and temporary
7. Terrace and strip pastures
where necessary, and also mow
the pasture two or three times
yearly to keep down objectionable
8. Encourage farmers to
Many orchardlsts who sell “or
chard run’’ to truckers In the
orchards report prices of 65 to
75 cents per bushel with Deli
cious having a price advantage
But orchardists wh# pick,
grade and pack their apples are
receiving much higher prices for
better grades. U. S. number I’s
of the Delicious crop have been
bringing 31.50 up in Carolina
cities and the price is expected
to improve on later aales ot De
licious and Staymans.
Banquet, Fish Fry and Dance
Planned By Legion and
’ Rear Admiral Percy W. Foote,
,U. 8. Navy, retired, wiil deUver a^
naMonal defenee Udraes Hoeday
afternoon, October 6, 4 o’clock,
at the North Wilkesboro city
Announcement of the address
of Rear Admiral Foote here was
made by the following sponsoring
organizations: Social and Service
department ot North Wilkesboro
Woman’s club. Senior Woman’s
clubs of North Wilkesboro and
Wilkesboro, and the American
Subject ot the speaker’s ad
dress will be “Will We Never
The sponsors cordially Invito
all to hear Rear Admiral Foote,
who has a lengthy career In the
navy and saw much action dur
ing the World War.
Wahut Grove 5th
Annual home coming at Wal
nut Grove Baptist church at,Pores
Knob will be held on Sunday,
An all-day program is planned
and wlfl include picnic style din
ner at noon.
In the morning session Rev.
W. R. Bradshaw, ot Hickory, a
former pastor of the First Bap
tist church in North Wilkesboro
many years ago and for decades
widely known Baptist leader,
will preach and assist the pas
tor, Rev. E. C. Shoe, in conduct
ing the communion service.
The afternoon session will be
informal with talks by former
I rs.qnd others. A special In
is trr Tbrmsr-
residents of the community to at
tend the home coming.
Dr. Robert S. Moore, of Prov
idence, R. I., will he the speaker
at the American Legion and Aux
iliary banquet Friday evening.
October 3, at the Legion and
Auxiliary clubhouse, A. F. Kilby,
Legion commander, said today.
Dr. Moore, who is visiting his
daughter, Mrs. Robert Morehouse,
on the Brushies. is a most en
tertaining and inspiring speak
The banquet will include
fish fry and oyster stew will be
Horse Show Plans
A vaticed in Price
Because of Taxes
more lime and phosphate in order ^ served those who do not relish
to increase the yield of legumes fish. After the program will be
and grasses round and square dancing, L. M.
9. Each farm should have a Nelson, program chairman, said
permanent rotation to follow.
10. Discours^ge farmers not to
Mrs. G. A. Frost Gets Ap
preciation Day Award On j.((rhich their aptitudes suit thern
n„e to new federal defense _
taxes which were, imposed on all j importance ot
tbeare admissions effective Oc-' -
to’ier 1, both local the' tres.
T iterty and the Alien, w-sre forc-
burn corn stalks or any similar
material which could be turned
under to improve the soil.
11. Emphasize to the farmers
: river bottoms being put in Per-
■ manent pastures or hay crops, in
In order to avoid conflict with
the colored fair now in pro.gress,
North Wilkesboro high school
football game with Walkertown
will be played Friday at Walker-
j oruei" Lu i,,.;...,,- .«... tow'n. The first home game will
and will receive free .schooling ed to advance ! washing in time of big rains and | Springs here on Fri-
.valued at hundreds of dollars in prices to take care ot the add! . i week
1007 7th I addition to their regular Navy tional taxes. 12. Encourage the farmers at,
pay. Siieh an education is valu-1 The managers
; order to prevent Ihis soil from
Football Game At
Plans tor a most interesting
horse show to be held at the
fairgrounds on October 11 are
going forward rapidly under the
leadersbin of the committees
named ear'v this week and pros
pect® ai-o ’'right for a most suc
Wilkesboro Methodist church
is sponsor of the event, which
will be followed by a supper.
Further details relative to the
show will be announced Monday.
U. D. C. MEETING
Wilkes chapter of the United
Daughters of the Confederacy
will meet Monday afternoon,
3:30, at the home of Mrs. J. H.
Regular Convoctaion North
Wilkesboro Chapter No. 78. R.
A. M., Friday, October 3, at 7 p.
m. All chapter members urged
to attend. Specicl Communication
of North Wilkesboro I.odge No.
407, A. F. & A. M. at 7:30 p. m.
Work in Feliowcraft degree. Mem
bers urged to attend. Visitors
Mrs. G. A. Frost, of .uu. ■ . aaaiuon lo men iKsumi nuna.
street, was the fortunate recipi-j pay. Such an education is valu-| The the AU
ent of a |20 “Appreciation Day” Lpie for advancement in the Navy theatres, W. J: .t’ Anderson, of
award by North Wilkesboro mer-I later civilian life,’’ he con-. len, and Ivan D.
chants on Wednesday afternoon. | eluded.
“Appreciation Day” celebration | the local papdrs rem.uu ^ the state experiment 3«uoi.
was held at the corner of Main ww •114 J I going public -on. be most adaptable to this sec
all times to use the highest qual
ity of seed, and use the recom
mended varieties which have been
and Tenth streets in the presence
To Build Addition
To Laundry Here
of a large throng of people who |
showed much interest in the 1
weekly event. |
, On Wednesday afternoon of i
next week another will be held ; Foundation is being laid for a
in front of the city hall at four spacious addition to the W’ilkes
o’clock, at which time another j y.,aundiy building on B street in
len. and Ivan u. mended varieties wnicu
I the Liberty, have suggested rtat, ^ years at
the local papdrs remind the s w experiment station to
gotng public of these Incre^ed
liLions in order to avoid con-
j fusion at the box office
Girl Scout Court
of Awards to Meet Mf
13. Stress to the farmors the
importance of saving our seeds
for home uje and for nearby mar-
14. Increase the number of
"mfs. Vick Reagan, of Texas, is
here on a visit with her nephew,
“.Appreciation Day” award will
be made to someone present.
Yesterday about fifteen were
selected before one answered
operated present. Among those who were
' not present w.as Ike Eller, who
o- ofllir^l Scout court gtalk cutters and lime spreaders
'ef awards which was to have throughout the county.
""St- AgrlcultaraJ Eii«lJioM4n*’
would have received a $50 award.
nere on •- naiv j
Mr. L. G. Caldwell and family. ; \YilkesborO ScCnC
This Is Mrs. Reagan’s first visit
^to North Carolina, and she
greatly enjoying the beauty of
Miss Edith Cranor. who resides
Jn California, Is on her way to
d»lt relatives in this county.
Cranor is a sister of Messrs,
and F. T. Cranor, of Wilkes-
and a sister to Mrs. W. H.
IfcElwee, of Statesville. Miss
*6rti»r is now vtsltlog in Ames,
Of Singing Sunday
Semi-annual session of North
western Singing association will
be held In Wilkesboro Sunday
afternoon, beginning at 1 o’clock.
Singing will take place simulta
neously at the school building,
Baptist and Methodist churches
with singers rotating among the
three points. Many singing class-
ies and quartets will take part.
J. A. Jones, proprietor of the been on Monday J^^yo^er
Wilkes Laundry, said the new poned to be held
building, which will connect with 9, eight o’clock
the present laundry plant on the, the religious church.
west side, will be 25 by 60 feet mg of the Presbyteria
and will have three floors
Greatly Increased business made | (’'oloTcd Fair Is
it mandatory to expand, Mr. Jones
said, and the addition will pro
vide the necessary space for ex
pansion of the plant to care for
In Progrfess Here
plant to care lor Wilkes county fair put ^
the business. When completed, the colored people
the laundry will be one of the at the fairgrounds
largest and most modern in this, tinne
part of the state. Many exhibits
today and the fair has a full pro-
Mr. Walter Call, who has been gram with prominent spwkers
undergoing treatment at the and entertainment t e a t n r e s
Wilkes Hospital, has returned to shows and rides furwaft
Banner Elk where he has re-en- attractions and- it Is expected the
tered Lees-McRae college. itafr will be largely attended.-
1. That all farms In the county
take the necessary steps such as
terracing, strip cropping, crop
rotation, reforestation, etc., to
control erosion and build np the
2. inform all farmers that
farm building'plans such as small
farm houses, dairy barns,- live
stock barns in gpnervl,' poultry
houses, bog houses, and the like
are complete in the county agent’s
office, and those that are desir
ed may be obtained free of
3. Encourage farm families to
install water systems In their
homes where possible’. for.® the
purpose of bringing pleastire and
saving labor in thq
120tb Annual Session Briar Creek
Baptist Association Opens Today
The Brier Creek Association is ■ 1:45—Missions. Rev. G.
. ^ . V O 9 in ito White and Rev. Guss Myers,
meeting October 2 end 3 in its
120th annual session at New 1
Hope church, ten miles south of
Wilkesboro. Sherman G. Crater,
Haraptonville and Greensboro, is
moderator: Rev. Noah T. Jarvis,
moderator emeritus, and J. T-
10;00—Devotional—Rev. J. W.
JO:50—Responsibility of the
Church to the Sunday School.—
J. T, Redding and Rev. J. M.
11:00—Mills Home. — E. K.
Crater and Rev. E. K. W’ooten.
11:30—Sermon. — Rev. R. R.
Crater, Alternate, Rev. P. C.
j;0Q—^Praise and worship.
1; 10—'Recognition of visitors
'1:20—Giving — Its Doctrine
and Practice.—Rev. W. T. Comer
and B. -H. Qlasa.
2:15—W. M. U.—Mrs. J. M.
1 Wright and Mrs. F. T. Moore.
I 2:40—Sabbath Observance.—L.
IW. Weatherman and Rev. J. N.
10:00—Devotional. — Rev. J.
10:15—Duty of Deecons.—L.
M. Jarvis and Rev. R, R. Crater.
10:45—Hospital.—Rev. E. A.
Wells and Rev. J. B. Ray.
11:15—Young People’s Work.
—Miss Irene Sloan and Jim
11:45—Temperance and Law
Enforcement. — Misses Marie
White and Odema Madison.
1:00—Praise and worship.
1: ISr-Christlan Education. —
S. G. Crater, R. C. Sloan.
1:45—Obituaries.—J. P. Mac-.
Carter, D. T. Binkley.
2:00—^Report of committees.
Rev. C. C. Holland, Rev. J. N.