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The Journal-patriot. (North Wilkesboro, N.C.) 1932-current, October 19, 1944, Image 1

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.TiM Unftid Wiir Foad ^ ^paign la now laklw w»]r. A KAfttelt of tS wortfaqr «anses no (fodNl in file »iv« to n^ fi,000*»ns Wak«8 ooon^’a l>o yoW part today! , ■C?^ p": _L ■ Sabaenl^en whose tolwjsrip> ^tions bear Iha^date of 1K44 are remindsd that their 8iil>» serip^as will sn^ Noyeni^ “ w nnnw r ■' -«»*».a,-. vj . ■^,... bCT fj* - aentsw iiufneuuH THE JOURNAL-PATttlOT HAS BLAZED TBAlL OP PROORESS IN THE ;otAT* OF W*OT” FOE. OVER M YBABS ^^soas not tomhs aniasM. jmediately VOL.XXXiX^No.80 PnblUhed MOadays aad Thvndaya. %pBbReM Rally WdlBaSatimlay At CoarthoBse Dies of Woim^ Frank Patton, Candidate fMr Governor, and R. H. Mc- NeUl Will Speak Wr Highlight of the Republican campaign in .Wilkes county prior to the NoTember 7 election will be I the county-wide rally to be held at the courthouse in Wllkesboro on Saturday afternoon, September 21, two o’clock. I For the rally the Wilkes Re | publican leadership has secured two of the outstanding Republi can speakers. Frank Patton, of Morganton. who Is the Republican candidate for goTemor, and Attorney Roberi, H. McNeill, candidate for gover nor four years ago, will be the ture speakers. ith Interest in the campaign wing as the date for election aws near, it is expected that a pacity crowd will be present to ear the issues of the campaign discussed. Announcement of the rally is sued by Chairman N. B. Smithey. of the Wilkes Republican Execu tive committee. Invited all in tfiJCPsted voters to attend and in- ^ded a special Invitation to la- 8. Many Awards For Boy Scouts Here Many awards are to be made to Boy Scouts in the Scout court of honor and awards meeting tonight, 7:30, in the religious education building of the Presbyterian church. Scout leaders commented on the large number of merit badges to be presented, which indicates that Interest in Scouting continues at a fast pace and that much prog ress is being made by the Scouts of the various troops. The list of merit badges to he awarded tonight follows: Billy Bason,-Gordon Finley, Jr., and Phil Mitchell, cooking: T. C. Plex- ▼••op HVtlOrd’ W sonal ^ and : valoinnent; L«wls Mann Nelson, .dr., and Billy Bason, bird study; on Finley, Jr., athletics, per sonal health, public health, safety and swimming, also rank of Life Scout; Don Coffey, wood carving, mechanics, first aid. safety, cook ing, art, pioneering, architecture and forestry, also rank of Star Scout. V Fire Tuesday At Key City Plant A fire which originated near the furnace at the Key City Fur nitnre company plant Tuesday night did little damage. Efficiency of the sprinkler sys tem, and promptness on the part of the fire department saved the plant from serious damage. The blaze was extinguished as the sprinkler system went ttto operation. There was con siderable damage by water to ma terials on the first floor. The fire occurred about 10:45 p. m. Reach the K^er Hew Pastor Of First Baptist Is Native of Texas i Wounded In France f-jT r » w The Reverend Dr. David E. Browning assumed his duties as pastor of the First Baptist church here the first Sunday in October. He succeeds Dr. John W. Klnchjr loe, Jr., who is how pastor of the First Baptist church. Norfolk, Va. Ffc. Elmer J. Coffey, son of I Mr. and >Irs. J. F. Coffey, of Havs. who died on September 19 of wounds received on Peleliu i.sland In the Pacific. Pfc. Coffey entered service in July, 19-48, and went overseas in June, 1944. NEW LANBING IN CAROLINES IS BISCLOSED Sustained action by carrier- based planes against the Philip pines and new landing in the Western Carolines were reported last night in a communique of Adml. Chester W. Nimltz. (Japanese reports today said American troops had landed in the central Philippines). The carrier plane attacks ex tended operations which have leen in progress against Japan’s inner defense ring since October S and are meshed with land-based strikes by Gen,' Douglas MacAr- thur who reported a fighter sweep over Mindanao. The new landing, made last September but kept secret until yesterday, was achieved without opposition on Ulithi atoll in the Western Caroline group. Eighty- first Division army troops, of the Appeal l» Made For the Coiity To Go Over Top Unsolicited Gift Received From Service Man Who Knows Value UWF 4^ysisal de- group ~^hlch aided In the invasion of the Southern Palaus, went shore on Utithi September 20 and 2,. riithi is 100 miles east of Yap and is northeast of Palau. It has one of the best harbors In the Western Pacific. BRITISH GAIN GROUND ON DUTCH FRONT Over mature timber is a liabili ty rather than a growing asset In the farm woodland. jf RATION NEWS SHOES — Airplane Stamps Nos. 1 snd 2 in book three good for one pair of shoes each in definitely. Airplane stamp No. 3 will become valid November 1. GASOLINE—Coupons No. 11 4n A, book good lor three gal- /lonsj became effective Au^. 9 a«d will expire November I. SUGAR — Sugar stamps 30. mi, S3. SS (book 4) good for five pounds indefinitely. PROCESSED FOODS-^Blue AS through R5 (Book 4) now valid at 10 points each, tor use with tokens. Good indefinite ly. MEATS AND FATS — Red A8 through Z8 and A5 through K6 (Book 4) now valid at 10 points each tor use with tokens. SUGAR: Sugar stamp 40 / 9d for five pounds canning 1C»0 {agar until February 28, 194.5. gu^er coupons R-326 Issued for canning sugar are valid in definitely and did not expire October 1. A-tire nianufactnrer may tnnsfer new truck tires to aifY ,|er without ^ certlfksatea. miAing the establishment Upping the tiros does not have ear rsplsotshmeiit portions on arhleh orders have not been taled. Powerful British and American forces sparred warily with a super sensitive German enemy last night all along a highly ex plosive S5-niile battle line paralleling the Dutch German border between Aachen in Ger many and Arnhem in Holland. l.ient, Gen. Courtney H. Hodges’ American First Army probed cau tiously north and northeast of .Aachen, where the Nazis, repelled in five furious attempts to break into the encircled city of Aachen in recent days, had rolled up a heavy concentration of tanks and moWle guns. Second Army troops fought through the streets to the center of the Dutch highway town of Venray, eight miles from the German frontier, and pushed an armored column three miles south and cut the Venray Deume road. American armor was disclosed to Dr. Browning is the son of Mr. and Mrs. P. K. Browning, of Philadelphia. He is a native of Waco, Texas, and has spent the most of his life in the Lone-Star state. He attended the public schools and graduated from high school In Texarkana, Texas. Both there and in the Texarka:ia Col lege he participated and was very active in sports. For three years he lettered in football, being a member of the Junior College team that won semi-finals Is Texas Conference. He has re ceived distinction in track and basketball also. In 1934 Dr. Browning entered Ouachita College, Arkadelphia, Ark. The school was located S5 miles from his home town, and for the three years he attended Ouacl ita, he traveled that dis tance each week end both to fill his pulpit there on Sunday and to work in his father’s factory. By this means he was able to support his family and attend school un interrupted until his graduation In 1937. The following year he entered the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, receiving his Master of Theology Degree in 1940. The next four years were spent in combining study in the graduate school there and pastoring the Bethany Bap tist church in Louisville. As the duties in his study gained mo mentum and he saw that he would have to sacrifice the one for the other, he resigned as pastor of the church which he had served for four years. He spent one year in intense study, receiving his De (See New Pastoi'—page seven) Fiddlers’ Convention At Mount Pleascmt A fiddlers convention will be held at Mount Pleasant school on Saturday, October 28, eight p. m. Garlle Foster will be master of ceremonies and prizes will be awarded the winners. All musl- be in position on the British right jcians are invited to take part in flank, but was not yet reported to have been hurled into action. Now Recovering the contest, which is being spon sored by the Champion Home Demonstration club. •V NEW RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE IS UNDER WAY Fic. ». K. Livingston, Jr., was slightly wounded In France on September 11, according to an official War Department mes sage received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. B. Livingston, Of Millers Creek. Ffc. Living ston entered service in Sep tember, 1942, and went over seas in June, 1944. Scrap Paper Will Be Collected In This City Friday A good start, but only a start, has been made toward raising ■Wilkes county's goal of $18,000 for the United War Fund and community chest activities, C. J. Swofford, county chairman, said today. An urgent appeal Is made to all the people of Wilkes county to take advantage of the oppor tunity the United War Fund cam paign affords to provide comfort and recreation for the service men who are fighting to defend and perpetuate freedom here and abroad, and to aid the helpless and suffering people of war torn nations of our allies. It Is pointed - out that Wilkes has always had a tnost excellent record in backing every part of the war effort, and has gone over the top In previous cam paigns. With the help of all the people who can give, the present campaign.can go over the top. Workers are now engaged in canvassing the people of the coun ty, and because so many causes are included in the preaent cam paign, liberal contributions are most urgently requested. Some contributions which were not solicited have been received. Gllpii Cooper WUCniwHore ^-pastil Home CM To AdfihreM ;,,Xibnoi' Speak at Church R. GREGG CUBB&V V—— Cherry Will Speak At the Courthouse On Monday Night Address By Candidate For Governor Will Be Highlight of Democratic Campaign Attention of all residents of North Wllkesboro is called to the i One check arrived today from a fact that scrap paper will be col lected In North Wllkesboro Fri day. People are urged to tie news papers, magazines, cardboard, dis carded books and other waste pa per iftyintndles and place it on frent porches or » street curbs ’.n order that the,, collector will see it. Paper is vitally needed in the war program. On Peleliu Island man in service, a man who has served in this country and abroad. He made an unsolicited gift be cause he knows the inestimable value of the benefits derived from the USO and other organizations supported by- the United War Fund for men in the ranks. If a service man who Is serving his country with all his time and talent can give, how much more willing to give should be the peo ple at home in security and com- ^fort! ] Only a start has been made to- |ward the goal of $18,000. The I campaign needs the help of all. Even when you give what you can, your gift is not comparable to what tjbe men who face the enemy are giving. V Twins! Twins! Twins! TWINS at Hospital Opl. Joe B. James, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. James, of Wllkesboro route two, is now stationed at Peleliu Island, one of the small Palau Islands. James volunteered for the ma rines in September, 1941, re- eeived training at New River, Parris Island, 8. C., and Quantl- co, Virginia, before going over seas in May, 1942. No word had been received from C^l. James since the last of August until two letters were recently received by his mother stating that he was well and to tell all •“hello”. His brother, 8gt. Noah James, Is now stationed at Camp Lejeune after serving overseas 25 months. There are three sets of twins at the Wilkes hospital and an other set retnmed home last week, which makes ■ a total of four pairs (unbeatable poker liand) bom there in the past two weeks. The twins are as follows: two daughters bom to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Anderson, of Wllkes boro, on October 11; a son and daughter bom to Mr. and Mrs. Don Blevins, of this city, .on Oc tober 13; two sons oom to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Call 8outher on October 16; a son and daugh ter were bora to Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Stamper, of McGrady, two weeks ago. -V- Sinpg OcL 29th At Beaver Creek R. Gregg Cherry, Democratic candidate for governor of North Carolina, will deliver the feature address of the Democratic cam paign in Wilkes county at the Wilkes county courthouse on Mon day night, October 23, eight o’clock. Party leaders are confident that a large crowd will be present to hear Cherry, whom they are con fident will be the next governor of North Carolina. A most cor dially invitation is extended all interested voters to be present and hear the address. Ladies are es pecially invited to the rally. In addition to the address of the candidate for governor, candi dates for county offices on the Democratic ticket will be present ed Monday night. Intereat in the campaign In Wilkes is. increasing as the elec tion date of November 7 draws near. County contests for the election include the office of reg ister of deeds, representative, and county commissioners. V Chiipialn 5Wajtt M. Cooper, who wM paator of the Pint Presby terian church of North WUkea- boro before eifteiing the navy as a chaplain, will return on leave to North Wllkesboro Friday of this vd»k. Chaplain Cooper served with a Seabeea batalllon on New Guinea and other South Pacific bases for almost two years. At the end of his present leave he will report to Portland, Oregon, for duty. He will arrive in North Wllkes boro Friday afternoon and on Fri day evening at seven o’clock will address the North Wllkesboro Lions Club. Immediately after the Lions’ meeting a reception in honor of Chaplain Cooper will be held in the religious education building of the Presbyterian church. Chaplain Cooper will speak in the morning service at the Pres byterian church Sunday at 11 o’clock. The excellent work of Chap lain Cooper at navy bases in the Pacific war zone received wide recognition, and his many friends in this city will welcome the op portunity to see and hear him again V- Jurors Drawn For November Session Of Federal Court Bus Station Now In New Location, 6th and Main Sts. Jurors have been drawn for the November term of federal court, which will convene in Wllkesboro on Monday, November 20. Judge Johnson J. Hayes, of Wllkesboro, will preside over the term. A large docket of cases, which consists mainly of viola tions of the liquor tax laws, will be ready for trial. The jurors were drawn as fol lows: ALLEGHANY— Carl S. Halsey. Plney Creek; Charlie Black, Stratford; J. R. Miles, Cherrylane. ASHE— Mack R. Vannoy, Oval; A. P. Barker, Crumpler;. Ora Phipps, Othello; W. W. Dickson, Sala Creek; Wiley Elliott, Clifton; Smith Greer, Grayson; James A. Garvey, Crumpler; James V. Kearney, Crumpler; E. C. Elier, Bina; J. A. Reeves, West Jeffer son; I. G. Spencer, Helton; Con- North Wilkesuoro’s union bus ley Wyatt, Grayson; Thos. F. Van- terminal moved last night from Ninth street to its new location on the corner of Sixth and Main streets—the ’building formerly oc cupied by Motor Market. The new bus station affords ample space and facilities for In creased bus traffic in North Wllkesboro and far greater con veniences for bus travelers. M. C. Woodie, manager of the bus station, which is used by Greyhound and Parkway buses, recently purchased the Motor Market building from C. D. Cof fey, Jr. Various changes were made in order to provide bus sta tion facilities. In connection with the bus station will be a barber shop, refreshment and magazine concession, and service station. V The longer the grower waits to •plant oats, the lower the yield. Serves On Ssnpan noy. Oval; J. T. Woodie, Laurel Springs; T. K. Luther, Jefferson. WATAUGA— Uonly Hagaman, Sugar Grove; G. D. Barnett, Boone: I. G. Cx)k, Valle Crucis; H. H. Greene, Deep Gap; Richard Hodges. Boone; J. E. Young, Blo'Wing Rock; W. C. Webb, (col.), Boone; R. D. Hor ton, (col.), Boone; Hamp Claw son, Boone; E. B. Hagaman, Buck Creek; Fred Cox. Triplett. Southside Singing association will convene at Beaver Creek Bap tist church on Sunday, October 29. F. J. McDuffie, chairman, who issued announcement of the sing Ing, stating that the day’s'program will open at ten a. m. and invited all singers to attend and take part. Ffc. Percy J. Baldwin, who was wonndM in aatioa orerseas on September 11, is now In a hospital-and is gettini; along fine, acconUng to a letter honle under date of October 4. A tremendous new Russian of fensive aimed straight west to ward the heart of East Prussia was announced by alarmed Ger man broadcasts yesterday and the Soviet midnight communique de scribed heavy air force ^mb- ihgs all along the path of advance as far as Insterburg, 37 miles In side the Germn Junkers’ home land. The Russians did not directly Confirm the offensive by Gen. Ivan D. Chemlakhovsky’s Third White Russian Army Group, but left lit tle !'.,«4bt that It was in progress, announcing that Red bombers Monday night to Tuesday morning hit Insterburg and the interme diate railway junctions of Gnia- binnen and Stalhiponen, along the very route the Germans said CheraiskhoTsky’B drive, was -di* rected. Two other real estate deals affecting local people have taken place recently. One of considerable profioiiaon w^ the purchase of three valuable lots on Ninth street by Dan J. Carter which have been owned by J. E. Finley ever since the Town of North Wllkesboro was mapped out Another d^l of interest to local people was the purchase of the attn rt ’ " jtive fish hatchery property located hear Boone in Watauga county, the buyers being Dr. E. M. Hutchens, J. R. .Hix, and Hoyle M. Hutchens. This deal was agreed on sometime ago but was not announced until the new owners had obtained their deed from the State Department of Conservation and Development. o WILKES— Willie Harrold, North Wllkes boro; John Burcham, Roaring River; Will Rose, Benham; J. M. Shumate, North Wllkesboro; W. C. Triplett, Purlear; D. B. S'war- Ingen, Traphlll Route; Julius Hol lar, North Wllkesboro; Clarence Hall, Halls Mills; Mrs. J. R. Eller, Fhirlear Route; O. R. Miller, Wllkesboro route one; Thomas Parsons, Walsh; Ralph Swanson, Boomer; G. W. Greer, Millers Creek; J. E. DeJournette, Thur mond; James Tomlinson, North Wllkesboro; T. S. Keneriy, North Wllkesboro; Carl Ganter, Wllkes boro; Coy Eller, Purlear; G. A. Bumgarner, Millers Creek; C. W. Wiles, Hays; M. M. Bnmgamer, Wllkesboro route 1; C. M. Pardue, Wllkesboro; A. Hincher, North Wllkesboro; J. Fletcher Coffey, Hays; Mrs. C. D. Coffey, Sr., North Wllkesboro. North Wilkesboro 6.0. P. to Meet Heavy frosts have appeared several oionuagB lately,- bat Dave Hall, a progresaive farmer residing amiElr wairenharo, reported the fbst frost to |thb ,,He - sayshe —w frost oa his bam on Moodmy morning » waejs. agOb Tht* week we kave bed report* of rsidiatbr* e«i (See News and VIewi—^pa^six) '' •4. Pfc. G. OMhioa,. soa of Mr. and Mb. A. A. (MA) Usblon, of tUh etty, has bon with' the BisSfaie corps o* hMU paq.. sliice the tevagira ef that ,lsh^d In J.bjr. Osshlpa Aiteaed the qgiHib' csTps ' hi v«ae,'’i»ss,'- sod^ weok'ewneair .If ■: jirevsaiher idteg, seqiivtel boot tmlalng, at, 8« *^*****^ * ■' -if*’!' -Vi? Republicans of North Wllkes boro^ township are apk«d to at tend a pbclnct meeting to be held Friday night, 7:30, in the room over Rezall Prog copipany. The meeting will be for the pnr- organizing and laying plans fOT, the. remaining days of the canipaiga before the election oh. November 7. tedles are especially Invited to the tusMing. , ■V- . "rae improved outlook for^to-^ . hMm'-«xports' and the eoattaved . dopMstk^swawBif- c , XMegb, jitto^i^iifs ^^ohteeo^ia a hivSfable the #REt ysar or two. i

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