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Aycock To >Ogburt Memo-
rian In Winston-Salem;
Others Here Returned
Dr. A. C. Waggoner, tor the
past four years prstor of Cobern
Memorial chur„l; in Salisbury,
will be the “new pastor of local j
Methodist church. He win suc-'i
ceed Rev. A. L. Aycock, who haaj
been here for the past four years
and was sent by the annual con
ference id Winston-Salem lest
week to Ogburn Memorial church
The other Methodist ministers
in this vicinity were returned to
their respective circuits: Dr. J.
I C. Stokes to Wilkesboro and Un-
'ion: Rev. J. U A. Bumgarner to i
FamiersofNorthCarolinawillsm,Tibe visited by^eir county and l creek: Rev. J. M. Green
community AAA SL^sa iartS’ to Moravian Falls,
increase his prodn.tion of defense foods m 194^ niw p
the “Food for Freedom” campaign through which tha government is
Moling to protect the health of A»*noai^ wd,
fSwAto the countries resisting aggreanion in
•ieots and other met with AAA Conanitteemen ^*P“i**
tJ^“gi»atest agricultural production prograni m **wtory,
-VnaUse of the house-to-house, farm-to-fwm wh^ass wh»-h is illus
truted above, and will begin in Wilkw Noveidber 1st.
Trained For Canvass
G. G. Holland Dies;
Father Of Mrs. Eller
fc. G. Holland, age almost 80,
died Sunday evening, six o’clock,
at his home in Warsaw. He had
been in Hi health for the past
He was the father of Mrs. C.
B. Filer, of this city, and Mrs.
Wayhe Eller, of Winston-Salem.
Also surviving are one son, Jim
Holland, and another daughter,
Begin Visits On
Will Visit Every Farmer In
Effort To Get Increased
Warsaw since Friday. Other local
people who will go there tomorrow
to attend the funeral service at
11 o’clock Include Attorney and
Mr^. A. H. Casey and Mrs. Otis
Representatives of several agen-
eounected , with the depart.
. ga^etpd Jo
Dr. Waggoner is a graduate of
Duke University, where he also
tobk poet graduate work, and he
has an excellent record as a min
ister in Salisbury. He and his fam
ily, which consists of Mrs. Wag
goner and one child, are expected
in North Wilkesboro Wednesday
of this week.
Following are the eppoint"'®"**'
given out at the conference for
Elkin district, which includes
churches in Wilkes;
District superintendent. A. C.
Advance. P. U. Smith: Arars .
to be supplied; Bryant MerooriM.
T W Bryant, supply: Boone, E.
K. McLarty. Sr.: Cooleem-e. F.
J Stough: Creston. J. R- Short;
Davie. G. W. Fink; Dobson, J. W.
Parker; East Bend. G. A. Hoxls;
Elkin. H. F. Duncan; Fsrmineton
J. W. Vestal; Green Valley, W.
C. Easteridge, supply; Helton. R
J Starling; Jefferson, H. D. Jes
sup; Jonesville. G. C. Graham;
Laurels Springs. S. G. Feree; Mil
lers Creek, ,J.>, A.
Wilkes Has Seven Fatalities'
"to Date To Keep Up
, With State Increaae
This U Girl Scout Week end ,
of troop number seven in North Wi
boro are observing the week wira m|my
activities. This picture shows the gii'ls
Gum Vendors Pay
Dividends to Lions
i'ln revlsn Falls,"!. M.
the task Of carrying the food and ' WUkesboro. A.
feed for defense program fo | f'to be sup^
'"Blginnlngrovember 1 the Tri-';Ued; Traphlll; R. Dellinger,
pie A committeemen will visit supply; WarrensvlUe. J. G. ^oot
every farmer in the county to help ton, Jr., supply; Wataug * ■ ■
the farmers plan for increased Osborne; West Jefferson,
Club Gels The ProfiU From
Chewing Gum Selling Ma
chines; Help Children
Lions Club here is doing well
In a little scale business.
The club has placed penny chew,
ing gum venders In business
houses throughout the city and
profits for the first month total
These profits will be used in
helping the club’s work among un
derprivileged children who need
glasses In order to attend school.
The little vending mcchines sell
a ball of chewing gum for a penny
and work with a slot and lever,
^lowever, they are not slot mach
ines. All the machine does is give
one ball of chewing gum—it Is
good gum—for one cent.
The Lions Club Is appreciating ' smith.
tne rarmers yiaii lui ^ „ t r 5tnkps-
production of dairy products, poul- Wood; Wilkesboro, J. Stores,
try and eggs, meat, soybeans, oats
barley and hay and the other de
sired foods and feeds needed in
order to bolster national defense
and to help democracies resist
A distr.ct meeting of ten coun-
ties was held in Wilkesboro Tues
day in preparation for count>
meetings such as was held In
The meeting todav was well at
tended by committeemen, who ex
pressed enthusiam over the huge
task, and will complete the job ^
by December 1-
Representatives of agencies
helping to conduct the meeting
included: J. B. Snipes, county
agent; H. C. Colvard. assistant
agent; Miss Elizabeth Williams,
home agent; T. Weaver Cathey,
state Triple A; P. W. Edwards,
soil conservation service; F. R.
Farnham. dairy specialist; C. F.
rence Miller, chief clerk of county
Parrish, poultry specialist; Law-
orchard speciaiist; J. B. Hjgh-
Mrs. Mary H. Gail and
Yadkinville. W. J. Honeycutt.
District missionary secretary.
H. F. Dunn; conference mission
ary and director Golden Cross, L.
Retired: S'. N Bumgarner, M.
L. Cappel. T. J. Houck. R. P. Jones
H. C. Sprinkle, and D. J. 'White.
Red Siberian Unit
as they assMnbled in front of the ..(^1
Scout hut one sunny afternoon with their
'knitting. They are knitting squares to
be made into an afghan fot* Buif4Ies For
Britian. Seated, left to right, sire Frsm-
ces Mitchell, Jean Sebastian, Doi;j|s Ri^
Kerbaugh and Norma Ann Thompson in
front row; second row—Miss Janie Mc-
Diarmid, leader, Blsdr Coffey, Jaine Cra-
flUBt, Billy lip Zimmerman, Margaret
Anri RhuJiwiiuh Betsy Keith Bowman
and'. Jane Carter; third row—Mrs.
Ceorge Johnson, sissistant lesuler, Patiy
Ruth Pope,'Helen Eller, Caroline Ogil-
vie, Margaret Anderson, flag bearer,
Mary ,M^bonse, Corinna Finley, Sarah
Mildrad Cox smd Agnes Kenerly. Girl
Scout week began on 'Sunday with a
unicAjBeryipe at the. Furst Baptist church,
featured by a sermon by the pastor, Dr.
John W. Kincheloe, Jr., on the subject
of “Be Prepared.” (Photo by Harvel.)
Of Wilkes Hear
Flyini? School Is i
A flying course opened at the
North Wilkesboro airport Sunday
with several applicants. . A large
crowd was also present at the
iaiiyort as spectators.
Shown On Friday
At Kiwanis Meet
Ninety-five of the 100 North
Carolina counties were charged-
with one or more traffic fatalities
the fint nine months of this year,
“ and ef these shoved; increases
over .tha same period hist-ymr.
the Highway Safety ptyisiov re
ports today. Wilkes County was
charged with seven traffic deaths
through last month, as compared
with five Ip the corresponding
period in 1940.
The only counties with clean
records at the close of Septemlier
were Alexander, Avery, Cherokee,
Dare and Polk.
For the state as a whole, there
were recorded 857 fatalities dar
ing the first nine months of this
k year, an Increa^Si of 87 per cent
above the 622 IMod through Sep
tember of last'^yfer. Tills was
about double the national increase.
The counties ';Vlth the worst
records In comfmrlBon with last
year are; Wake;r-39 against 16;
Davidson, 21 artlnst 6Pender,
16, against 6; Ooslow, 18, agatnst
2; Halifax, 16 against 6; Durham
20 against 8; and Cumberland;
34 against 18. ,
An even 100 of the 857 fatal
ities occured In the 28 cities of
the state, against 94 in the same
period last year. Those included
18 in Charlotte, 12 In Durhans.
8 each In Raleigh, Greensboro and
Wilmington, and 7 In Asherllls
and Fayetteville. .
Ronald Hocutt, Director of the
Highway Safety Division, said In
dications are that the October toll
will be high and may bring the
10-months total for this year up to
the 1940 twelve-months total of'
Members Entertnined By
Republican party in "Wikes
county was represented by Mght
local leaders at the banquet field
ii! Ctorlotte Saturday night,
which ^ad Reprensentative Jos4ph
W. Martin, national chairman and
house minority leader, as princi
Those from Wilkes attendins
were Attorney Kyle Hayes. Paul
Osborne. Max Foster, Charlie
Bumgarner. H. P. Eller, Haggle
Faw. Joe Godhey and T. R. Bryan.
Chairman Martin, who was pre
sented before the large as'^embly
by Jake Newfell, spoke mainly of
post-war conditions, of which he
did not paint a rosy picture. He
mentioned the probability of large
scale unemployment, loss of mar
kets and staggering national debt.
He declared, however that the
the ftpjirse here and i^l give les
sons Si;>inday8, Mondays, Tuesdays
and 'Wednesdays. If necessary, to
care for all wanting to fly.
Miss Lois Seroggs, club pianist,
was in charge of the program at
the Kiwanis meeting Friday noon.
re lor an waiiiiug tu iijr. „
, . , . She presented G. F. Hall, of Char-
Those who wish to learn to fly _ ,
should contact Charles Day, Jr.,
at Rhodes-Day Furniture company
are be at the airport any day the
courses are given.
Some of those here who have
lotte, and he gave a most inter
esting picture entitled" From
New Lands To Old.”
In the business session prior
to the program President J. B..
borne 01 uiose iieie wuu ua»c „ . .
", J , „ nv,o,.i.»= 1 Carter announced the directors
Eller, Charlie Kelly. Howard Ad-
ams and Eddie Nicholson.
Ronda Fair To Be
Held On Thursday
j It was an euthnsi-sUc party
ier last Thursday and atfa'-ked a ' gathering and confidence that the
Russian frontier patrol. No re- Republican party will regain nat
port of casualties was made.
The disnatch ss'd servers have pointed ont. rre lay-
were guarding a hill and the Jan. . foundation for off-year
a.pDarent.]v nua to
Itttla Imsiness. which may be on Triple A. Carl E. VanDeman.
- bigger scale as time passes. 1 curity administration.
Nayy Enlistments Credited Against
Quota Of Local Selective Service
"Secretary Knox of the Navy
Department has announced that
local communities are given cred
it for each Naval recrujt and that
local Selective Service quotas are
reduced accordingly.” said J. R-
Hix. head of the local draft board,
"Every young man who joins
the Navy cr Naval Reserve thus
helps to fi?l our local Selective
Serrlce quoU. Young men within
Selective Service age -lliplts 'who
have not been deferred would do
well to consider the opportui Ities
the U. S. Navy offers for spe-dal-
i*ed training and advancement
while serving their country In 'ts
«The age limits for the Tegu
lar Navy kre 17 to 31, and for
the Naval’ Reserve the limits are
17 to 60. All applicants under 21
must have the written consent of
I their paronU or guftrdisns.”
Z Sdltfcm to explaining rtat
ice quota. Mr. Hix also stated
that a high school education is
not necessary for acceptance by
the Navy. " Any ambitious and
patriotic young mm of average
mentality and good character who
meets physical and other require
ments may be acceptable to help
Uncle Sam’s new ‘Two-Ocean’
Shanghia — A Russian official ] American people , must and will
meet the challenge but . plans
news agency dispatch renorted to
day that more than 20 .Ta»'anp»p
soldier.s crossed the Siberian frnnt-
, congressional and senatorial elec-
seize them anil take them bach to
tions next year.
Japanese terntorv ... .
Japanese army informants said The national chairman made a
they had received no word of the number of rpReara_nces ln_theriate
E. G. Finley announced that
the club’s Citizenship Committee,
of which he Is chairman, is urg-
ijing attendance of citizens at the
meeting to be held at the city hall
Monday evening. The purpose of
jthe meeting will be to suvey Boy
Scouts needs In North Wilkesboro
-The Ronda fair will be held | and to give encouragement to Boy
again this year on the night of j Scout work.
October 30 at 6:30 p. m. | The picture presented by Mr.
The fair this year is sponsored Hall consisted of the famous Thaw
Jointly hv the school and the Asiatic Expedition films ®«J®''
K I a 22.000 mile trip made by the
Woman s C u . expedition from Prrls, France, to
• ‘Upon examination of the f^r included
premium list one will find eight dancing In the
ful Balkans, historic Instanbul
intimate glimpses of life in a
Turkoman caravan, strange wedd
ing customs in remote Asiptlc Tur
key, and numerous other scenes
Lions Club Has Collected
and Baled One Ton Of
Scrap Paper In City
will regain nst-. one win nna eignr dancing In the color-
ional power was expressed freely, j departments carrying cash Prizes | B^ik^ns. historic Instanbul,
I Reniiblican activities now, oh-j ®^
The highlight of the fair will
be the crowning of the King and
Queen at the .crrnival. Hey, auu numcuu,;
"Come one! Come ail and see unusual Interest,
the fine exhibits on display and
enjoy this occasion,” the an
The Russian report came as
.foreign military quarters show
ed increasing anxiety over Japan
ese fleet activities, and speculated
on the possibility that the Japan
ese might try to seize Russia’s , , j
half of Saghalien Island, off the Sergeant Jud
Siberian coast, or make a big H®®'' i" S’
scale attack on China’s Burma,Corps recruiting station, post-
Road from French Indo-China.
and on Saturday morning deliver- _ -
ed an address before a large gath-1 jjj,, jjrs. H. T. Abernethy.
erlng at Lexington. Bridgewater, spent the -week-
Here For 3 Days
! end here with their daughter, Mrs.
E. M. Long.
The picture, showed under aus
pices of Standard Oil company of
Nea- Jersey, was the same films
which have won acclaim from Na
tional Geographic magazine. Life
magazine and many other publica
Experts said the Japanese navy
had abandoned Us important stra
tegic base off Foochow, China;
that 5.000 more Japanese troops
had been landed at Haiphong, In-
do-Uhina, last week; that Japan
ese were recruiting Chinese here
New Crest 5-10-25-Cent Store Here to
Have Formal Re-Opening Thursday
Cre«t 5-10-25-Cent store here
will have its formal opening
Thursday evening, seven to nine
o’clock, in Its beautiful and spa
cious quarters on the corner of
Main and Tenth streets.
'The store, which is also home
i office building, Wineton-Salem.
will be at the City hall
in North Wilkesboro for three
days, starting Monday, the 27th
of October, through Wednesdav
the 29 th of October, from 9 a.
m. until 4 p. m., for the purpose
oC interviewing and accepting
young men for service in the Ma
Young men between the ages
of 17 and 30, in good physical
condition, with the eqnlvrleiit of
an eighth grade education or above
and of good moral character will
Because of increasing business bg, accepted,
and the desire to render a more Any young men Interested in
complete merchandizing service mg branch of service should see
with greater comfort and ca*- sergernt McDonald at the City
vience for customers, Mr. and Mrs. ball ill - North WUkesboro . on
S. T. Taylor, of this city, owners these days,
of Crest Stores, purchased the
xne .Store, WUIGU I» aiw uvmc Wl «—•
office'for Crest stores in Boone, | Smoak Furniture company build- Mrs. James Smith and Mrs. C
N. C., Wythevllle, Va., and York, ’ ing earlier this year and have re- C. Portw,-. - ^
8-3,, isrABAt (4 Aha most modern modeled It Into a hmutifnl and Florida, are-risItlBlt dalught- w ? ■ -
in North Carolina. (continued on page four) er and sister, Itrs. '
Local Team To Try For
Second^ Consecutive Win
Lions Club's scrap paper busi
ness in North Wilkesboro is pick
ing up but the club can handle
About one ton of scrap paper
has already been baled in the
Black Cat building on top of the
hill and much more scrap paper
ts needed if the club members are
to be kept busy evenings
The club is collecting scrap
paper, sorting and baling it for
market in order to raise funds te
carry out club activities
Business houses and people In
homes are asked to keep scrap
paper and notify Paul Cashlon
or Don Wadsley, who will call for
the paper and haul it to the hal
ing place. There two Lions meet
each evening for the baling job.
Containers will be furnished
stores and other places who will
save scrap paper and the haulers
will get It away promptly.
Some of the firms which have
already furnished paper or are
saving it for collecting Lions are
Red Cross Pharmacy, The Journal-
Patriot, Crest Stores. Newsworld,
Mrs. John Rhodes and Mrs. Carl
Coffey at Rhodes-Day Furniture
company, J. C. Penney company
snd North Wilkesboro Grocery
With plenty of cooperation the
club hopes to raise a considerable
sum. which will help to carry ont
some of the club’s worthy pro
lions Will |Meet
China Grove Here
Local Team, Wtth YMoT
Over Taylor»i^ft*,'la Re*
Mountain Lions of North
Wilkesboro high school, s regen
erated team since Its victory over
Taylorsville here rec^i^lj,^ will
take on China Grove Fi^i4*y
noon, '3:30 on the ' :^ll:il^nnd8
hero. ,. ' ■
Coach S, ,H. FrankU# ,-!^ t^®
jkoyh wt^klag h*W th p'ra^t^ tkis
week for Ihe China C|r(»r0 «»8»*:e-
acoordtag «>, roporta.
*here, the North Wilkesboro te?m
1 has a splendid chance of making
j It two wins in a row.
! Some improvement was notiied
last week in the team’s blocking
and timing and practice has been
especially to correct faults which
have come to light in previous
games. All members of the squad
appear to be In condition for the
The North Wilkesboro high
school band will furnish music.
,Rev. and Mrs. A. L. Aycock and
da^hter, Miss Helen Aycock, re
turned here Friday from Wlneton-
Salcm where they had been attend-
Itw the Methodist Conference, and
-were'dinner guests tbit evening
of Mr. and Mra. Bdd F. Gardner.
Salisbury. — Dr. Carl A. Bark
ley, of Winston-Salem, was in
stalled as president of the sec
ond District Dentel society, which
comprises 12 counties, at the
closing session of the 21st annual
convention here today He suc
ceeds Dr. Amos Bumgardner, of
Other officers elected were; Dr.
J. C. Watkins, ’Winston-Salem
president-elect; Dr. Carolyn A.
Taylor, North WUkeeboro, vice-
president;. Dr. Frank W. Kirk,
Salisbury, renamed secretary-
treasurer; Dr.-'SrO. L. Herring,
Charlotte, exeontive committee ^
member; iW. A. IDigram,
' WlnstoB-Salem was selected a»
the 1942 convention city.