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The Joareal - Patriot
Ml INDEPENDENT IN POLITICS
Published Mondays and Thursdays at
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
JULIUS C. HUBBARD?MBS. D. J. CARTER
1082?DANIEL J. CARTER?iOM
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Entered at the postoffice at North W3kes
taro, North Carolina, as Second-Class matter
under Act of March 4, 1879.
Thursday, May 29, 1947
Knowing the effectiveness of advertis
ing, especially the printed word illustrat
ed with beautiful pictures, this newspap
er would agree with the Council of
Churches movement, to ban liquor adver
tisements from interstate commerce.
Leading magazines have numerous ad
vertisements which show what is suppos
ed to be the glamour of drinking liquor.
These magazines are circulated into every
The advertisements, of Course, have one
purpose; and that is to increase consump
tion of the brands of liquor advertised.
And the advertising is fulfilling that pur
pose well, because the liquor consumption
in this country is alarmingly high and
will inevitably bring on national decay
unless the trend is reversed.
The American people are spending sev
eral times as much for intoxicants as edu
cation, and many timqs more for drink
than for support of churches and all re
ligious effort combined. It doesn't take
a wise man to look a few years into the
future and foretell the result.
It is a universal law that people reap
what they sow. ^ is^ just aa certain as that
the sun will rise at its proper time tomor
row morning, or that night follows day.
The most effective means of fighting
the drink-evil is in the minds of boys and
Are educational means against the use
of alcoholic beverages to be counteracted
by glossy magazines advertisements which
are deceitful, seductive, misleading and
often entirely false?
The liquor ads picture a masterful man,
beautifully gowned woman, with no swag
ger, no coarseness, no rqdeness, no quar
rels, no poverty and none of the sorrows
which follow use of alcoholic beverages.
The liquor ads do not show us the pic
tures of crashed automobiles. They do
not show us the bloody scene of men's
brains spattered on the pavement with
blood running crimson into the gutter.
Why not a scene like that with the head
ing: "This happened just after the driver
had purchased a fifth of the world's best
They wouldn't draw us a picture of a
dirty, filthy, stinking drunk on the street
insulting a lady, and say that drinking
their brand of liquor would cause that.
They wouldn't show us a picture of an
insensible drunk lying on a highway and
being run over by a passing automobile.
But that often happens because the victim
shortly before had believed the liquor
ads and bought a pint of the "world's
EVERY DAY A HOLIDAY
Most persons can either take their holi
lays or leave them alone. But perhaps in
he not too distant future you won't have
my choice in the matter?every day may
>e a holiday.
No fooling. We now have New Year's
Jay, Washington's birthday, Memorial
Jay, Independence Day, Labor Day, Ar
nistice Day, Thanksgiving day and
But congress is seriously considering
>roposals to establish these Memoriable
lolidays, among others:
General Pulaski Memorial Day; Abra
iam Lincoln birthday; American Indian
Jay; Good Friday; World War Two Vic
tofry ? Day; National Farm .uay; r* awuuai
Heart Week; Grandmother's Day and a
few others like that.
If you add to these such occasions as
Father's Day, Mother's Day, Eat-an-apple
Day, and National Straw Hat Day, it's
possible a calendar might be printed so
completely dedicated that dates would
However, all the proponents of special
days don't ask for their particular favor
ites to be declared national holidays. But
some of them may be approved as such,
adding to the confusion.
Huey Long once wrote about "Every
Man A King/' No Congress seems bent
upon making every day a holiday.
A WHIPPING POST? '
(Twin City Sentinel)
In considering the case of two boys, one
12, the other 13, who were charged with
murdering a 57-year-old Iredell farmer
with a .22 rifle, Judge Felix Alley sug
gested the return of the whipping post as
a partial solution of the present-day juve
nile delinquency problem.
It is logically to be asstfmed that Judge
Alley would not let the young Iredell slay
ers go scotfree into society' again after a
genteel good thrashing on the public
square. Rather would he seek to prevent
crimes as serious as that of murder by
having young delinquents know the vir
tues of "hickory tea" before reaching that
attitude and mood which lead to killings.
Some authorities on child psychology
oppose public punishment of any sort for
children on the ground that the humilia
tion thus suffered fosters an inferiority
complex and spirit of defiance, and thus
does more harm than good in the long:
run. Irreparable injury is done to the mor
ale of a child, they argiie^ when its feel
ing of dignity and personal worth has
However that may be and regardless of
the merits or shortcojnings of the whip
ping post idea, it does seem clear that
sterner discipline in the Great American
Home would go a long way toward cutting
down the number of juvenile delinquents
in this country.
EV EH YDAY
By Rev. Herbert
Spaugh, D. D.
It is characteristic of young people to
think that theirs is the best age in life. I
recall my son once saying to me that he
was glad that he was young and could
"have fun." He didn't see how I had any.
I had difficulty^explaining to him that I
have much more enjoyment in life at my
age than I did when I was his age.
Each stage in life has its opportunities
for satisfaction and achievement. Unfor
tunately, many do not find them and nev
er rise above the horizons of youth. The
second half of life, middle age, can and
should be most fruitful and satisfying. It |
should be the creative period of life.
Whereas in the years of youth and early
maturity, the attention is occupied with
exploring material things, establishing a
home, rearing a family, the second half
is an even more fascinating area to ex
plore. But we have to rise above the hor
izons of the first to do it.
There is a delightful book published in
recent years, "Making The Most Of The
Rest of Life" by Karl Ruf Stolz (Abbing
don-Cokesbury $1.50) which should be
read by every middle aged person, parti
cularly those who are married and have
Dr. Stolz divides adult life into four
periods: 1?The 'Period of Adjustment;
(Ages 23 to 35), 2?The Period of A
chievement; (Ages 35 to 55), 3?The
Period of Conservation (Ages 55 to 65),
4?The Period of Retirement (Age 65 to
death). While these age limits are not
arbitrary, they are suggestive. The book
is most profitable reading for those in all
four of these periods. It discusses second
marriages, the change of life for both men
and women, and that period of pbtential
readjustment after children grow up and
leave the home.
Life is what we make of it. It is like a
tree: as long as it is green, it grotys. When
it becomes dry, it soon commences to rot.
We can grow mentally and spiritually,
long after we attain physical maturity.
It should continue to the end of life. And
it will, as long as we are willing to learn.
HELPING OTHER TOWNS?
On Saturday night aJbout 25 lo
cal baseball fans were in States
ville's stadium to see a North
State League baseball game.
Those fans paid 50 cents each
to see the game.
Almost any night you can find
people from this community at
baseball games at Statesville,
Hickory, Lenoir, Mount Airy or
At Statesville the stadium is
part of the high school plant. It
belongs to Statesville. Local base
ball fans, because they have no
night baseball or professional
baseball at home, are helping to
pay for Statesville's excellent
field and stadium.
Not only that, but they are
helping Statesville to provide
facilities for their high school
boys, so they can learn to play
and come over here and humil
iate our inexperienced high
school team, which had no facili
ties and had no opportunity to
leam the game.
Wilkes post of the American
Legion has made a forward step
by sponsoring a junior baseball
team. This post is in area 4. The
schedule has been made and it
Straw Hats. Lots of 'em. Most
til colors for everyday and sport
wear tqr men, women and chil
Iren.?The Goodwill Store.
Mkjrth Carolina, Wilkes County.
Having qualified as executor of
;he Will of R. L. Wellborn, dec'd.,
:his is to notify all persons having
:laims against said estate to pre
sent them to the undersigned at
SVilkesboro, N. C., on or before the
25th day of April, 1948, or this
lotice will be plead in bar of
heir right to recover. All per
sons indebted to said estate will
ikewise make immediate settle
This 25th day of April, 1947.
GUY G. WELLBORN,
Executor of the Will of R. L. Well
born, dec'd. 6-9-6tM
ADM IISTRATRIX'S NOTICE
Iqrith Caiohpa^Wilkee County.
Having Qualified hs administra
rix of the estate of John Henry
ohnson, Jr., deceased, late of
Vilkes county, North Carolina,
his is to notify all persons having
laims against the estate of said
eceased to exhibit them to the
ndersigned at Route 1, Wflkes
oro, N. C., on or before the 14th
ay of April, 1948, or this notice
rill be plead in bar of their recov
ry. All persons indebted to said
state will please make immediate
This 14th day of April, 1947.
MISS SAM JOHNSON,
Admrx. estate of John Henry
ohnson, dec'd. 6-29-4tT
NOTICE OF SALE
North Carolina, Wilkes County.
Under and by virtue of an or
der of the Superior Court of
Wilkes county, directing the un<
dersigned commissioner to resell
the property hereinafter described,
will, on the 14th day of June,
1947, at 12 o'clock Noon, at the
courthouse door in Wilkesboro, N.
C., offer for sale to the highest
bidder for cash, the following de
"Beginning on a white oak, J.
B. Edwards' and W. H. Grimes'
corner in the Charles Wood's line
and running South 3 1-2 degrees
east 6 chains to a pine knot stake
at a black oak, Grimes and Ed
wards' corner; thence south 85
1-2 degrees east 2 chains and 85
links to a pine knot, J. B. Ed
wards' and Grimes' oorner;
thence south 2 1-2 degrees west
9 chains and 65 links to a stone,
J. B. Edwards and Grimes' cor
ner in the Basil Edwards' line;
thence with Basil Edwards' line
south 85 degrees west 9 chains
to a stone, Basil Edwards' cor
ner; thence South 6 degrees west
7 chains and 20 links to a stone,
J. L. Jordan's corner in the
Basil Edwards' line, said stone
being near an old Red Oak;
thence South 84 1-2 degrees East
with Jordan's line 15 chains and
50 links to C. B. Tharpe's cor
ner, a stone on the sidtf of a hill
and west of the East prong of t>e
little Bugaboo Creek; thence
with Tharpe's ling north 4 1-2
degrees east 12 chains to an old
Red Oak stump an old oorner in
Tharpe's line, it being Grimes
and D. F. Tharpe's corner; thence
North 87 ' degrees west 8 chains
and 40 links to an old stump
west of the aforesaid creek, said
stump being an old line tree in
the Grimes and D. F. Tharpe's
line^ thence north 84 degrees
west 13 chains tp an old pine
stump at a black oak and fence
corner; thence with D. F.
Tharpe's line north 3 degrees
?ast 16 chains and 18 links to a
sourwood, Grimes and Charlie
Wood's corner in the Tharpe
line; thence south 67 1-2 degrees
west 3 chains to a Hickory;
thence north 85 degrees west 3
chains and 76 links to the point
of the beginning, containing 29
acres more or less."
This 16th day of May, 1947.
LARRY 8. MOORE,
was found that North Wilkesboro
Is one of only two towns in the
entire area without lighted ath
letic parks. All games on the
road by the WilkeB team must
be played under lights, which
will be a handicap because they
will- not have been accustomed
to playing under lights.
If the people of North Wilkes
Iboro and all Wilkes county would
pay more to provide athletic
fields and recreation facilities
for young people they would
have to pay much less for crim
inal courts and the numerous in
direct costs of crime, which is
accompanied by a multitude of
sorrows not measured in dollars
ALIi NOT GOOD?
Th6 man in a restaurant be
came indignant when the waiter
brought him apple pie after he
had ordered pumpkin. The pa
tron told the man in no uncer
tain terms what he thought of
the mistake. The .waiter was em
barrassed for a moment and then
I thought this would do, as you
he said: "We're all out of the
kind of -pie you ordered sir, but
see all pies are punk in this res
Dote of new goods are coming
in along now. In many Instances
the qnsflity Is much better.?The
"We shall reside at the Old
Manse," said the blushing bride
on being interviewed by a callow
And this is the way it appear
ed in print: "When they return
from theii' honeymoon, the new
lyweds will live with the bride's
Reach for the lowest prices.
Visit the Goodwill Store. Lots of
factory closeouts coining In to
sell At close margins.?The Good
will Store. 5-80-SSt
Having qualified as executor of
estate of Emm
the estate of Emma Transou,
ceased, late of Wilkes county^?* ?
C., this is to notify all persona
having claims against the ^tate
of Emma Transou, dec'd., to ex
hibit them to the undersigned at
1129 Cameron Ave., Winston-Sa
lem, N. C., on or before the 14th
day of May, 1948, or this notice
will be pleaded in bar of their re
covery. All persons indebted to
said estate will please make im
This 14th day of May ,1947.
DEMOSTHEMESE L. LAWSON,
Executor of the estate of Emm*
Transou, dec'd. d-19-T
Keep Hot Wetther Outside
FIRST GRADE WOOL PNEUMATICALLY BLOWN IN BY
SKILLED MECHANICS. ALSO WEATHERSTRIPPING
AND CAULKING. BE SURE . . .
A. CLYDE SMITH
AND SONS DOES YOUR JOB
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