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The Journal-patriot. (North Wilkesboro, N.C.) 1932-current, July 13, 1950, SECTION ONE, Image 1

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^ Vth Wilkesboro til • ding redius of 50 miles, -ving 1*0,000 people in •rth^stem Carolina. . The Journol-Potriot Has Blazed the TroiJ of Progress in the • State of Wilkes" For Over 44 Years ished Mondays and Thursdays WORTH WILKESBORO. N. C.. Thursday. July 13.1950 Make North Wilkesboro Your Shopping Center Board Is 1 i®f Activity, Registering Back tions Made To Move To The County Offices Office of the Selective Service raft), located in the Wilkes town hall building, has be e a center of activity during past several days. The last men inducted by the ilkes office of Selective Ser were in January, 1949. In August last year the Wilkes ^ffice became a depot for nine >unties and files and records om Selective Service offices in > Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Av f4ry, Burke, Caldwell and Watauga | counties were moved to the office. draft board offices to ivated in all counties, parations have been made to ove the records and files back the respective counties as soon officerf* can be obtained. The pot office has more than 18, 00 registrants on file. The draft board for Wilkes is mposed of L. B. Dula, of Wil esboro, chairman, Sam Vickery if North Wilkesboro, and Grover endry of Hays. Mrs. David Lowe, Wilkesboro, is clerk to the ard and has also served as rk for the depot office. Attention is called to the fact t males on reaching age 18 ust register. During the time e draft has not been operating th calls for induction many lo have reached their 18th hday have neglected to reg r. During the past several v the office in Wilkesboro been registering many who failed to register. The board ice is open five days weekly, onday through Friday. To date the board has received » orders for calls, although it expected that a call will be de at an early date for 20, men in the nation. This will mt a very amll number per unty, although county quotas not been get up. Cemetery Working Lewis Fork Church All persons concerned are asked !.to meet at Lewis Pork Baptist church Saturday morning, July 15, to work on the cemetery. A [onation will be appreciated from ie who cannot be present. OCAL N E W S Mr. and Mrs. Coite H. Jones, ■Df Raleigh, spent the past week iprlth relatives in this county and Boone. Miss Beulah Ferguson, of Fer ison, is a patient at the Wilkes ispital, where she underwent Kajor operation early this week. Mrs. Margaret Turner, of Nash prllle, Tenn., spent ten days here guest of her sister, Mrs. M. W. (Green, and Mr. Green. Mr. Coy Marley, well known (resident of the Ferguson com unity, expects to leave Saturday i undergo treatment at Hot [ngs, Arkansas, for several .jks., Mr. and Mrs. Clate Duncan and ughter, Gail, and Mr. and Mrs. inneth Gillean attended a con ation held by Farm Bureau at lue Ridge. While there they ited Montreat and also went to anderbilt Estate. Work has been started on the ionic Temple which will be at Mount Pleasant. The few Mount * Pleasant church has „ been completed. This is one the most beautiful churches in ral Wilkes county. Mrs. O. C. Bumgarner, Sr., of forth Wilkesboro, route one, and , Sgt. O. C. Bumgarner, Jr., the afarine Corps at Cherry tint, Miss Sue Wood of Hays, _ Sirs. Earl Wiles, of Wilkes •o route one, spent a delightful ik-end at Beaufort, Atlantic jh and Cherry Point with ;. Bumgarner's daughter and in-law, Mr. * and Mrs. Ray lor, and Mrs. Wiles' husband, Earl Wiles, of Cherry Point. Mr. C. C. Faw, who suffered a : attack two months Ago, is to be out again, friends will glad to learn. Mr. Faw has i spending several hours a for the past week at his desk Faw Insurance Agency, lie is president. Yester >n, Mr.. Faw attend _ of the board of trus tee Appalachian State at Boone. Mr. .n of the executive ' S' Rev. Levin Lake At St. Paul's Church Rev. Levin Lake, of Dallas Tex as, a student of Seabury Western Seminary in Chicago, is serving at St. Paul's Episcopal church in Wll kesboro for the next several weeks as assistant to Rev. B. M. Lackey, rector. Services are now being held each Sunday with Sunday school at 9:45 a. m. and morning prayer at 11 a. m. I Picnic At Lenoir Young people of St. Paul's will be guests of St. James church in Lenoir at a picnic to be held at St. James Sunday evening, six o'clock. o Doughton Site Is Bought By Wilkes Comity 13-Acre School Site Deeded To Wilkes County Board Of Education Purchase of the C. T. Doughton property in Wilkesboro 4s site for a new high school building has been completed, it was learned today at the Wilkes courthouse. Transfer of the property was made in a deed dated June 28 by Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Doughton to the Wilkes county board of edu cation for the sum of $29,000. The deed transfers title of the Dough ton home and 13 acres of land to the county and was recorded in the office of register of deeds on July 3. Architects are now working on plans for a high school building to be erected on the Doughton property and the plans should be ready within the next few days, C. B. Eller, county superintnedent of schools, said today. Size of the building to be erected immediately will be determined by funds avail able and building costs. Recently a state panel recom mended the Doughton property as a site for a consolidated high school in the event that North WiHresBdfo fend" "WYfRPfsBflrfo high schools could be consolidated. However, the present plans are to use the site for a Wilkesboro high school plant. Hospital Births During the past three weeks the following births were record ed at the Wilkes hospital: son, Jerry Wayne, June 17 to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Roy Benge; daugh ter, Joyce Ann, June 17 to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Queen; daughter, Peggy Mae, June 19 to Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Card well Handy; daughter, Frances Carolyn, June 21 to Mr. and Mrs. Luther Hayes Johnson; daughter, Charlotte Ar lene, June 22 to Mr. and Mrs. Claude Allen Chambers; daugh ter on June 22 to Mr. and Mrs. GdH E. Billings; daughter, Lois Ann, June 23 to Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Parks Tedder; daughter, Eva Bernice, June 24 to Mr. and Mrs. Willard Walsh; daugh ter, Rebecca Ellen, June 25 to Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Phipps. Daughter, Patricia Lorene, June 25 to Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Sheets; daughter on June 26 to Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Robert Broyhill; son, Johnny Lee, June 27 to Mr. and Mrs. John Richard Edsel; daugh ter, Margaret Elizabeth, June 27 to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Joseph Hardin; daughter, Bonnie Louise, June 28 to Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Stamper; son, A. Q., Jr., June 28 to Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Church; son, Floyd Wayne, June 28 to Mr. and Mrs. Ivey Floyd Steele; son, Jayhue, Jr., June 2.7 to Mr. and Mrs. Jayhue Harris; son, James Worth, Jr., June 30 to Mr. and Mrs. James Worth Blackburn; son, William Lee, June 30 to Mr. and Mrs. Joe B. Faw; daugh ter, Linda Jean, June 30 to Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Dale Neaves; daughter, Betty Sue, June 30 to Mr. and Mrs. Milo Whitley; son, Morris, June 30 to Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Morris Greene; daughter, Eloir Mae, July 1 to Mr. and Mrs. William Hardin Handy. Daughter, Soulou Rose, July 3 tp Mr. and Mrs. William Dawson Lewis; son, Gary Wayne, July 4 to Mr. and Mrs. Dale Winston Perkins; daughter, Elizabeth Elaine, July 5 to Mr. and Mrs. Donald George Losey; son, John Edmund, Jr., July 6 to Mr. and Mrs. John Edmund Carrigan; dau ghter, Wanda Gail, July 6 to Mr. and Mrs. Jesse James Johnson; daughter, Janice Louise, July 7 to Mr. and Mrs. Guy Bumgarner; daughter, Sandra Gail, July 7 to Mr. and Mrs. Alvln Kilby; daugh ter on July 11 to Mr. and Mrs. William Raymond Call; daughter, Kathleen Rose, J^ly 11 to Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Huffman; son, Michael Worth, July 8 to Mr. and, Mrs. Henry Robert Prevette. Officers North ! Wilkesboro Lions Are Installed Here C. J. Swofford President; Musical Program Is Presented Here O. J. Swofford, prominent mer chant and civic leader here was installed as president of the North Wilkesboro Lions club in meet ing here Friday evening. As president Mr. Swofford suc ceeds W. D. Jester, who has very successfully led the large civic club during the past year. A1 Field, of Hickory, a Lions International Councilor, installed the officers. The vice presidents are Edward S. Flnley, Boyd Stout ( and C. C. Faw, Jr. Shoun Ker-1 baugh is secretary, Presley Myers and Clyde Pearson are tail twis ters, Henry Drum is Lion tamer, Roscoe McNeill is assistant sec retary and directors are Ralph Buchan, Tam Shumaker, Bill Hardister and Dr. J. H. Sowder. Miss Martha Lue Frazier, voc alist, and Miss Lois Scroggs, pia nist rendered a delightful pro gram of music. Program commit tee for the evening was composed of Edward Mclntire, C. C. Faw, Jr., and C. M. Williams. Paul West, who holds a position with the highway commission here, was received into member ship and was inducted by Jimmie Anderson. —o Rear Guard Action Slows Communists Tokyo (Thursday) — Outnum bered and outgunned American, troops, hammered back south of the Kum River, braced today for the next North Korean tank-led assault. Frontline reports said the Americans were "well placed" in ne* defense position of their own choosing. v;;., , A gallant rear guard action stowed the C^anmWTTSTrfe&sive until thfe Americans made their way across the last river barrier before Taejon in a daylight re treat, described as "efficiently" carried out. The Kum is only 13 miles north of Taejon, South Korea's temporary capital. Reports from U. S. headquar ters in Korea said the North Ko rean advance had left the Reds vulnerable to a punch in the side from South Korean forces hold ing the eastern sector of the main front. The South Koreans were well north of the deepest Communist penetration to the Kum in the American sector and the Reds did not have heavy armor there, Associated Press Corerspondent William R. Moore reported from field headquarters. Reds Move Eastward But a. short time later, a spokes man at field headquarters told AP Correspondent Tom Lambert the North Koreans were moving eastward in "considerable num bers." Lambert said this might inr dicate the Reds were trying to beat the South Kqreans to the punch. Dispatches did not pin point the spot where the Americans fell back across the Kum but it ap peared to be somewhere sotfth of Chochiwon. The Americans were driven from this city eight miles north of the river earlier Wednesday. Neither did the dispatches lo cate the new American positions. Moore reported, however, they were "where a growing concen tration of American troops and weapohs can be used to best ad vantage." There was no mention of cas ualties in the retreat but the Red radio at Pyongyang said 700 Am ericans were killed and 200 cap tured in the south of Chochiwon. The Red Radio did not give the time covered in the casualty count. Although field dispatches hinted that casualties might be high there was nothing to con firm the Communist radio claim. In Tokyo, both U. S. Army and Air Force Chiefs of Staff arrived from Washington for conferences with MacArthur. General J. Law ton Collins of the army and Gen eral Hoyt S. Vandenberg of the Air force landed at an airport here. . o Little River Church Revival Successful A very successful revival was held at Little River church in Alexander county last week. There were 19 additions to the church, including 14 by baptism. Rev. H. I. Johnson, of Moravian Falls, was assisted by Rev. Earl Okford, of Morganton. The services wera largely attended and much inter est was shown. ■ m Along with national wmr. era and others of the nation's best show horses will be local horses in the horse show to be held here Friday and Saturday under auspices of the V. F. W. Here is show a Blazing Sun, owned by W. F. Gaddy with J. B. Smith jp. Blazing Sun is a dazzling two-year-old Stallion which has never been shown in a show and will be initiated into the ring at the show here. This fine horse gives promise of becoming one of the south's foremost show horses. WHkesboro Agriculture Instructor Spoke Before Optimist Club Tuesday Will Be In Horse Show July 14 - 15 tMMWVMMHWMMWWWWWMWWHWWHWWHWWW Goes Into Air Corps j Archie Combs, of North W'l kesboro route three, Tuesday en listed in the army air corps (or a period of four years. He will take basic training at the air corps training center at San Antonio, Texas. —■—:—K o———9* J • Dairy, Telephone 1 Meeting Is Held; Grange Sponsor Tl^ Pomona Grange and Farm Bureau of Wilkes county sponsor ed a Dairy and Telephone meet ing at the agricultural building of the Wilkesboro High school Saturday night, July 8tb, at which time Harry B. Caldwell, Master; of the State Grange and Bob Lytle, specialist of the N. C. Dairy Industries, both of Greens boro, spoke to a gathering of farmers from several sections of the county. Mr. Caldwell addressed the group on rural telephones and said the first thing to do was to secure a county-wide survey of all those wanting telephones, then request the local telephone com pany to build the lines and if they decline a Telephone Cooperative similar to the R. E. A. could be organized. Paul Choplin, county agent, advised that a survey has just about been completed in the county. Mr. Lytle spoke on the possi bility of establishing a cooperative milk plant in the county that would serve Wilkes, Yadkin and Surry counties. Each farmer or participant would be required to Invest a $10.00 stock for each cow furnishing milk. The plant can be used to manufacture the milk into ice cream mix, condensed for buttermilk, chocolate drinks, cottage chesee, etc. A survey is being made to ascertain the in terest and desire of the dairymen in establishing such a plant. July Term Of Court Cancelled Wilkes superior court scheduled { to begin Monday, July 17, has been cancelled. A two-weeks tefm for trial of civil cases was slated to begin on the 17th with Judge Armstrong, of Troy, presiding, but has been called off because there are only a few cases ready for trial t on the civil docket. The next term of Wilkes super ior court is slated to begin Au gust 7 and will be for trial of criminal cases. r-0 — Food Sale Saturday Wilkes chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star will sponsor a food sale at Spainhour's Satur day morning, beginning at 9:30. Cakes, pies, tarts and othef foods will be sold. Rev. and Mrs. Dean Minton Assist in Program With Musical Numbers "Save The Boy, And You, Save The World," was the pertient statement made by Fred W. Davis, agriculture instructor Of the WiU kesboro high school, to members and guests attending the meeting SFYtie local OfltlmlsO^Tub fct Hotel Wilkes Tuesday noon. Mr. Davis commended the club for its activity and stated that he was delighted to have an ap portunity to speak before its membership. "We need to know each other better, and we need to work to gether, as we are all going along the same road through life," Mr. Davis said. "What to do with our children presents a major problem today,'' Mr. Davis continued. "Only ten per cent of high school graduates continue their educa tion in college," the speaker said. "Therefore, I am delighted to be engaged in a work among boys which gives them an opportunity to take vocational training and live a more complete life." Continuing, Mr. Davis stated, that Wilkes county was a well balanced county — with divisons Of agriculture, dairying, poultry^ and industry." Mr. Davis' informal address was greatly enjoyed by those who heard him. The first part of the half-hour allocated to the program featured songs with Rev. Dean Minton as leader, and Mrs. Minton serv ing as accompanist. This proved to be an interesting part of the program, Optimist Julius C. Hub bard was in charge of the pro gram for the luncheon. With President Albert Garwood in the chair, the luncheon opened with singing "America," repeating the club creed in unison, and in vocation being spoken by Dr. John T. Wayland. Several guests attended the luncheon, as follows: Attorney Robert M. Gambill with Optimist Maurice E. Walsh; Terry Way land with his father, Dr. John T. Wayland; W. D. May with Optimist" Forest Tugman; and Dr. James Kinlaw with Optimist Al bert Garwood. Club members were happy to welcome into membership Bob Day. Bob was inducted into the club by Optimist Walsh. Mrs. T. Y. Watkins Funeral Wednesday Last riies were held Wednes day at Zion church for Mrs. Lucy Pennington 'Watkins, 52, wife of Tyra Y. Watkins. Mrs. Watkins, a former resi dent of Wilkes, died Saturday at Laurel, Delaware. Surviving Mrs. Watkins are her husband and the following sons and daughters: Mrs. Margaret Davis, of Coal wood, Va; Cecil Kelly, of Petersburg, Va.; Mrs. Phyllis Wyatt; of Coalwood, W. Va.'; John and Martha Ann Wat kins, of Hays. Rev. Clarence Miller conducted the funeral service. Cranberry Revival To Begin July 23 Dr. John T. W&yland, pastor of the First Baptist church of North Wilkesboro, will be guest minister and do most of the preaching in the revival beginning at Cranberry Baptist church, Roaring River, Route 2, July 23. The meeting will begin at the ele ven o'clock service, but Dr. Way lahd will not be present until the evening service. The public is cordially invited to hear Dr. Wayland. Cranberry, church, which is a new brick building completed in . 1948, is lo cated on highway 421, about 14 miles east of Wilkesboro, about 5 miles south of Roaring River, and in the Cranberry or Mathis settlement not far from the Brushy Mountains. The pastor is the Rev. L. T. Younger. 1 City Council In Busy Session On Tuesday Night North Wilkesboro city council in adjourned meeting Tuesday night had a busy session and transacted a number of matters of public interest. Present for the meeting were Mayor R. T. McNiel, Clerk W. P. Kelly and Commissioners G. R. Andrews, C. E. Jenkins and C. J. Swofford. The commissioners passed a resolution adding to the city street system a new street in Finley Park addition. The addi tion will be in the form of a semi-circle extending out from Coffey ATentte. The action of the board is subject to approval of the street committee. Grading work was authorized at Woodlawn elementary school for colored, in order to provide playground space. It was ordered that a small re frigerator be purchased for the water plant laboratory. A small power mower was purchased for use in Smoot Park. The clerk was directed to pub lish a newspaper notice citing penalties provided by law for swimming, wading, picnicing, dumping trash or rubbish in or near waters of the North Wilkes boro watershed stream. The tentative budget for the fis cal year which began July 1 was adopted subject to change before final adoption. The buget sum mary, which calls for the same rate of $1.85 property tax, will be published in this newspaper. The clerk was ordered as provid ed by law to advertise real estate for unpaid taxes, the advertise ment to begin August 14 and sale to be on September 11. Those who have" not paid taxes for the past year can save costs by pay ing before time for advertising. n — Many Obtained License To Wed June was near a record month for number of marriages in Wilkes county and cupid's busi ness has continued at a rapid pace into July. The following couples obtained marriage license from Wilkes Register of Deeds Troy C. Poster since June 26: Glenn S. Burton and Helen Moncus, both of Elkin; Lee Durand Johnson and Nora Gtace Greene, both of North Wilkesboro; William H. Rhodes, Jr., North Wilkesboro, and Mar garet McMeans, Oteen; Gwya Lawrence and Kathryn Collins, both of Elkin; Hillard Leffew, Spray, and Jean Cundiff, Leaks ville; Roy Adams, North Wilkes boro, and Marlon L. Stone,' Wil kesboro; Jerald Turner and Chlodean Pharr, both of Bina; Newton Holman and Louise Mil ler, both of Todd; Tommy Davis, Pores Knob, and Dorothy Shep herd, Millers Creek; Rex Davis and Clara Lee Henly, both of Greensboro; Clarence Darnell, Glendale Springs, and Hazel Jones, Fufches; Btfrl Paw, North Wilkes boro, and Rita Faye Eller, Pur lear; Hubert A. Bullis, Jr., and Mary Madeline Brown, both of North Wilkesboro; Eugene F. Felts, Statesvllle, and Dare ^South er, North Wilkesboro; Odell Dancy, Wilbar, and Florin® Bum garner, Wilkesboro; Roger Tester man and Lydie Anderson, both of Tuckerdale. Some of Nation's Best To Be Showi| Friday, Saturday 45 Classes Scheduled For Friday Night, Saturday P. M. And Night Many, of the south's finest show horses, Including national cham pions, are entered for the horse show to be staged at the horse show grounds at North Wilkes boro Friday and Saturday, July 14 and 15. Sponsored by the Blue Ridge Mountain post of Veterans Of For eign Wars, the show is expect ed to be one of the outstanding sports attractions for northwest ern North Carolina this year. A total of $3,500 in cash prizes will be given. Forty-five classes will make the horse show a thoroughly complete event, and every class will have excellent entries. W. J. Dillon, of Greensboco, one of the south's best horse show men, will be general manager of the show, assisted by a compet ent supervisory staff and the best staff of Judges obtainable. The show will open with Fri day night's session, beginning at eight o'clock, when 18 classes will show. Saturday afternoon show will begin at two p. m. and will have 15 classes. Eleven classes, including cham pionship stakes, will make up the finale Saturday night, beginning at eight o'clock. Following is the schedule of events: Friday JKW* Model 5-Galted Horses. Model Walking Horses, Open Children's' Horsemanship (18 and under), 3-Gaited Horses over 15.2, Road ster Mares, Amateur 5-Gaited Stake, Walking Mares, Knock Down and Out, Amateur 3-Gaited Stake, Amateur Walking Stake, 5-Gaited Mares, Open 3-Gaited Ponies, Roadster Stallions and Geldings, Ladies' 5-Gaited Horses, 3-Gaited Horses 15.2 and under, Open p-Gaited Ponies, Walking Stallions and Geldings, 5-Gaited Stallions and Geldings. Saturday Afternoon Children's Horsemanship (12 and under), Junior Walking Stake, Junior 5-Gaited Champion ship Stake, Fine Harness Ponies, Ladies' • 3-Gaited Horses, Local Pleasure Horses, Amateur Fine Harness Horses, Local Walking Horses, Amateur Roadsters, Knock Down and Out, Juvenile 3-Gaited Class, Local 5-Gaited Horses, Open Pony Pleasure Class, Juvenile 5-Gaited Class, Groom's Class. Saturday Night 2-Year-Old Walking Horses, Horsemanship Champion, Fine Harness Championship Stake, 3 Gaited Pony Championship Stake, Roadster Championship Stake, Jumper Stake, 3-Gaited Champion ship Stake, Walking Horse Champ ionship Stake, 5-Gaited Pony Championship Stake, Jumper Championship, Open Pleasure Horses, 5-Gaited Championship Stake. ■o 'War Scare' Buying Termed Unjustified ; Washington — Government and business sources said here last night that there is no justifica tion for "war scare" buying of large amounts of sugar, tires and other products. An all-out war,, of course, might well bring on relative shortages of basic goods. But, in general, supplies are so abund ant that hoarders are running the risk of having readily-available goods on their hands indefinitely. Take, for example sugar. The procedure here is that the Sec retary of Agriculture looks over domestic production and demand and then seta import quotas each year. The 1950 import quota is precisely the. same as the 1949 figure—7,500,fc00 tons. This quota can be revised any time the gftfc ation requires it and recent re ports show that our sources of imports can furnish us with an ad ditional million tons if we need it. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Summers. • Mr. and Mrs. Lee Deal and Mrs. Lorna* Kilby spent a week's vm catton last week at Carolina Beach.

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