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A bis aerial battle is raging an
tbe northern approaches to the
Philippines off the island of For
mosa, Adm. Chester W. Nimltz re-
Tealed yesterday and Tokyo said
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IfOB SALE — 4-Koom House and
four acres of land: some timber;
lights; close to highway. Well
on back porch. H. J. Hester,
Boomer, N. C. Itp
FOR BALE — Small Acreage
tracts and building lots, front
ing on hardsurface highway be
tween Moravian Pails and Pores
Knob. This property is locat
ed on bus line with convenient
schedules to and from North
. Wilkesboro. Convenient term.s.
R. C. Jennings, Box 92, North
Wilkeeboro, or Pores Knob, N.
that the shadowy Japanese fleet
had come out of biding to Join the
The battle, which opened Mon
day when Adm. William F, Hal
sey’s tamed U. S. 3d Fleet war
planes struck the Byukyu Is
lands, raged through a fifth day
Friday, with American planes and
aircraft gunners destroying 91
Japanese planes In offensive and
defensive actions, raising the ene
my’s losses for five days to at least
This fight is continuing”.
A report of the district Kiwanls I
convention featured the Kiwanls |
Nimltz announc^ in a war bulle-1 gates to the Carolinas District Ki-
program in the club’s meeting
Friday noon at Hotel Wilkes.
Program Chairman O. T.
Mitchell, who was one of the dele-
tin. ‘‘Further details will be re
leased as they become available”.
Nimltz announced that Ameri
can carrier planes hammered
Formosa for the third straight day
Friday (west longitude date).
FOR 8AI.E — 200 Acres liand on
right side of road going to Mo
ravian Falls, 1 1-2 miles from
Wilkesboro, has 400,000 feet
feet marketable timber. Also
3 acre lot on highway 1-2 mile
from Moravian Falls, 150-foot
front, 1,000 feet back. See T.
C. -Cain, at City Barber Shop.
FOB SALE—52-Acre Tract of
timber, consisting of pine and
poplar, located in Brocktown
Valley in Pores Knob vicinity.
Price 62,000.00. See Mack K.
Davis at Forester’s NuWay
Service, or see R. C. Jennings.
FOR SALE—^Allis-Chalmers Com
bine, large size, good as new;
tractor drawn manure spreader;
horse drawn grain drill, eight
blades; corn stalk cutter; new
tractor-drawn mowing machine,
2 six foot blades; new side de
livery hay rake. Dave Hall,
FOR S.4LE — McCormlck-DeerinK
mowing machine for team, in
good condition. Has lespedeza
guard. Gus Myers. Cycle, N.
FOR .S.4LE — Poland China and
Berkshire pigs. Dr. H. G. Dun
can, Wilkesboro, N. C. Up
bOR S.^Lb/—7-Hooin-Homc Close
in; lot 73x120; two additional
lots free if sold immediately.
Hot and cold water and other
conveniences. See or write 11.
G. Nichols at Journal I’atriot.
Telephone 319 after 5 p. m.
FOR SAI,E — Two ;i-Ycar-01d
mules, wagon and harness, one
male. 2 years old registered. G.
C. Owens, Halls Mills, N. C.
P.AINT Your Porch Moor Witli
Sherwin-Williams porch and
deck paint for lasting protec
tion. Only 61.10 per quart.
’Phone 109—paint or painter.
Carlton's Hardware, It
WOOD bOR S.XLE — John
Reeves, ’phone 37-F-12.
SAVE MO-N’KY — t'.se Sherwin-
Williams house paint. It goes
farther. It lasts longer. 63.60
per gallon.' Phone 109. Paint
or painters. Carlton’s Hard
bX>n SALE — Ono McCormick-
Deerlng; 4-can milk cooler.
Do not require rating certifi
cates. Wilkes Implement Co.
W.25 WELL BUY 5 Gallons of
Sherwin-Williams liquid roof
cement. Enough to paint a
good size roof. No heating. No
mixing. Easy to apply. ’Phono
109—paint or painter. Carl
ton’s Hardware. It
GOOD USED PIANOS—Thorongli-
ly reconditioned and tuned.
Some as law la price as $6 5.
Terms if you wish. Garwood
Piano Co-. Wilkesboro, N. C.
HICKORY LOGS WANTED—Sev
en feet long, best grade 619.00
per cord delivered; second
tirade $14.00. The Ivey Mfg.
Co., Hickory. N. C. 10-29-3tp
Good Jobs at Good
Shipyard I C
Sheet Metal Workers
SKILLED AND UNSKILLED
For Full Details See:
'Var Manpower Commission
NORTH WILKESBORO, N. C.
October 16-21, 1944
Manpower Regulations Will
XVE .ARE XVANTING Large Quan-
tities of white pine and also
black pine cones or burs. If you
can supply any please advise
and we will give you instruc
tions and prices. Wilcox Drug
Company, Boone, N. C.
Buy More Bonds!
ANOTHER SHIPMENT OF
• Sewing Machines
• Odd Dressers
• Bedroom Suites
• Diningroom Furniture
• Livingroom Furniture
• China Closets
MANY OTHER ITEMS
I Odd Chairs
wanjs Convention at Greenville,
S. C., last week, briefly discussed
the convention and then called on
Paul Osborne to report more ful
ly on the convention program.
Paul made an excellent report,
setting out a number of the big
ger features. He stated that there
were 362 delegates In attendance
and that the convention was held
in the Poinsett Hotel where the
full day of Thursday was taken
up with the convention.
He stated that there had been
33 Kiwanlans since the last con
vention who had been lost in the
war. For these a fine tribute was
paid. Outstanding addresses were
made by Charles Dudley, Jeff
Baltes and Hamilton Hold. It was
stated that the theme of these
addresses was to have more inter
est in our government, not from
the political standpoint but from
the better government standpoint.
Sam Bundy, of Tarboro, was
elected Governor for the coming
year. Nat Harrison, of High
Point, was elected Lt. Gov. for
Division three. The next annual
convention will be held at Greens-
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Lost and Found
LOST—Billfold With Driver Li
cense, social security card, etc.
Reward for return to Albert
Anthony, Roaring River.
• LOST •
White, Black, Brown
Disappeared in vicinity of Dock
ery about five weeks ago.
for any information leading
his return. Notify
Moxley, N C.
Ann Solhern, who plays the title role, and John Hodiak. her newest
leauing i.iau, ni "iwaisie Goes to Reno”, her latest ivleiro-uoidwyn-
Mayer .starring film, which opens today at the Liberty Theatre- In
her new, and most hilarious, adventure Maisie comes to the aid of
a soldier’s wife who is being victimized by a gang of forgers. Also
in the cast are Ava Gardner, Tom Drake and Donald Meek, among
monrew M niF
iomjitfidtitjlfe sot hnfficirat to
|se^j0jibl%o^: thea correspond
Imt basks in the l$rger cities stand
ready to gfre asslatanee. If neces
sary, groopa of banks in Varlons
trade areas may set np special
funds to handle certain types of
loans Jointly nd thus spread the
“According to plans announced
at the meeting In Raleigh, local
committee will be set np in each
district and county, in the state so
that full cooperation will be given
to the nationwide plan. The main
purpos.e is to assure business,
large and small, that ample credit
tbrosglL oar >b«ldlg*V
Eighty four gallons of UC
and a 1940 Ford coach were
tured by Highway Patrol Ser*-,—
A. H. Clark on the night of Octoi*, *
The seizure of the car and Its
heavy load of liquor were mads
on highway 421 In the easten ^
part of Wilkes county.
Operator of the car fled and
was not apprehended or Identified.
Retonga Is Fine Says
A Comity Employoe
Years Of Distress Promptly
Relieved, Mr. Flowers Dis
cusses His Cpse.
J. B. McCoy concluded the pro
gram by discussing his part of the
trip and especially his visit with
his son, Lt. Joe, Jr., who is a
patient in the Lawson Memorial
Hospital at Atlanta. He stated
that Lt. Joe. Jr., is making fine
progress in his recovery of an arm
wound received in France some
President A. P. Kilby also at
tended the convention.
At the meeting Friday u F.
Broomfield, of Charlotte, was a
guest of S. V. Tomlinson.
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804 W. Lafayette
REPAIR LeaJcy Roofs the Easy
way. Use Sherwin Williams
liquid roof cement. One coat
covers. $4.25 will buy 5 gal-
lone, enough for good size roof.
’Phone 109—paint or painter.
Carlton’s Hardware. It
Fie,ld Marshall Erwin Rommel,
who 'stood fleetingly at the gates
of Suez only to have his army
thrown Into the greatest retreat in
history when the British attacked
at El Alaraeln, has died of in
juries received in an automobile
accident last Summer in Norman
dy where the "Dessert Fox” suf
fered his final defeat, Berlin an
nounced last night.
Ending months-long conjecture
over the fate of the former beer-
hall brawler who rose to become
Adolf Hitler’s most flittering field
commander, the German DNR
Agency said Rommel had died of
"grave head injuries” suffered in
the wreck. Reports from France
persisted at the time that strafing
Allied planes ' had driven Rom-
Happy and grateful praise for
Retonga continue to pour in and
among the latest to come forward
with his strong public endorsement
of Retonga is Mr. Andrew J. Flow
ers, widely known County employe
residing at 311 Covington Street,
Florence, S. C. Mr. Flowers is a
Mason, a Baptist, and Veteran of
the Spanish-American War. In
speaking of Retonga he happily
“Retonga is unquestionably the
finest medicine I have ever taken.
For several years I’ had such se
vere pains in the muscles all over
my body that I was unable to walk
up and down steps without ex
treme suffering. I had very lit
tle appetite, I could scarcely ever
get a good night’s sleep and I felt
nervous and miserable practically
all the time. Sluggish elimination
also gave me considerable trouble.
I tried treatments and medicines
for years without finding much re
“Retonga gave me grand relief.
I have a splendid appetite, I sleep
lots better, and best of all, those
severe pains in my muscles are sf
.Mit. ANDREW J. FLOWERS
relieved that I am now able j
move around freely. Even tik
sluggish elimination is relieved. ^
feel worlds better generally. Re
tonga is fine”.
Retonga is intended to relieve
distress due to Vitamin B-1 defi
ciency, constipation, insufficient
flow of digestive juices in the sto
mach, and loss of appetite. If the
first bottle does not bring yon
gratifying relief, its small cost
will be refunded without question.
Retonga may bt obtained in North
Wilkesboro at HORTON’S DRUG
bombers,” Lt. Bowman said, "and
when we saw those Messerschmitts
getting all set to attack the
heavies we really bounced them
"The Nazis were caught flat-
footed. We went in shooting and mel’s car into a ditch and that the
broke up the formation and then Field Marshall died a few days
got into a terrific rat-racing scrap. ^ later.
I pounced on one of the Me 109s ’ Hitler has ordered a state fu-
THURSDAY and FRIDAY
and stuck to him until I was in
good firing position and then
pressed the trigger.
“While my bullets were slam
ming into Jerry one of my squad
ron mates was blazing away at
him from another angle”.
Lt. Bowman, who holds the Air mel was 53.
neral for Rommel, the DNB re
port said, adding that “we lose in
Rommel one of eur most success
ful army leaders, the name of
whom will be linked forever with
two years of heroic struggle by
the German Afrlka Korps”, Rom-
MODERN Auto Trim Shop Open
for business. All kinds uphol
stering for cars and trucks, al
so seat covers. We have genu
ine seat cover materials. Clyde
Church and Roscoe Elledge at
Jim Williams’ Garage, one mile
west of North Wilkesboro on
highway 421. ll-6-8tp
H.-tVE YOUR House Screened Now
while we have plenty of wire on
hand. Kerley’s Cabinet Shop.
A street. 10-5-tf
EKEEt If Excess Acid Causes You
pains of Stomach Ulcers, Indi
gestion, Heartburn, Belching,
Bloating, Nausea, Gas Pains, get
free sample, Udga at Horton’s
Drug Store. lOt-p (t)
Too Numerous to Mention!
Because of limited space, we arc selling at a close margin.
See us for the best bargainst
Next Door to Horton Drug Co.
MICA—If You Have Light or Dark
ruby -mica (isinglass) on your
lands, for development, write
George M. Bowman, county
superintendent schools. Elk
Park, N. C. 10-19-3tp
Medal for meritorious service in
aerial combat, has flov/n 28 mis
sions over enemy-occupied Europe,
engaging In bomber escort,
ground strafing, and low-level
bombing, since he arrived overseas
three months ago.
The California pilot, whose wife,
Mrs. Nancy Lee Bowman, lives at
the above Los Angeles address, is
a native of North Carolina, where
he attended the University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
His mother, Mrs. Sara Bowman, is
a resident of 1101 E St., North
Wilkesboro, N. G. -
Before entering military service
in September, 1942, Lt. Bowman
was an experimental worker with
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation,
The announcement also ended
the most spectacular rivalry of op
posing Generals this war bas
known—between Rommel and
Field Marshal Sir B. L. Mont
gomery, who started Rommel’s
decline at El Alamein and never
again let the wily German regain
the upper hand.
doctors, druggists and
An Eighth Air Force Fighter
Station, England.—The Air Medal
has been awarded to 2nd Lt.
Ralph I. Bowman, of 909 Mulr-
field Road, Los Angeles, Calif.,
formerly of North Wilkesboro, N.
C., In recognition of his outstand
ing flying performance as a mem
ber of an Eighth Fighter Com
mand P-51 Mustang group In
The 23-year-old pilot, who shot
down his first German plane a
month ago, has completed 25 com
bat missions since joining the
hard-hitting Mustang group com
manded by Col. Harold J. Rau, of
Hempstead, N. Y., and has taken
part In bomber escort, ground
strafing, and low-level bombing
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operations during his two months
of combat flying.
C. L. Cheek, Age 73,
Claimed By Death
Funeral service was held Satur
day at Pleasant Home church near
Ronda for Cllngman L. Cheek,
age 73, well known citizen of Ed
wards township who died Friday.
Mr. Cheek is survived hy the
following sons and daughters; J.
R. Cheek and Mrs. John Byrd,
Winston Salem; Bob Cheek, Mrs.
Ernest Caple and Mrs. R. V. Cook,
Cooleemee; Mrs. B. B. Brown,
Jonesvllle; Mrs. Hardin Wilson,
Benham; Mrs. Fred Hemric, El
kin; Mrs. Sherman Waddell, Roar
ing River; Mrs. Llnvllle Holcomb,
Benham; Duran Cheek, Mountain
City, Tenn.; Brady Cheek. Lomax.
Rev. Grant Cothren conducted
the funeral se^Ice.
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the chief activity, of banks”, stat
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new types of loan services mu.-?t
be developed to meet some of
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that every competent businessman
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community bank. It Is expected
that banks will aggressively seek
loan business and merchandise
their credit services.
“This does imt mean that banks
expect to make unsound loans or
to extend credit where the best in
terests of the borrower will not be
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