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Rey. I* T. Younger delivered
an excellent sermon at Cran
berry the second Sunday on the
subject of "Heaven."
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Shouse,
of Winston-Salem, visited Mrs.
Mrs. Shouse's father, Mr. J. R.
Byrd and other relatives in the
Cranberry neighborhood last Sun
day. They also viBited Mrs. Lois
Jarvis Roberts, a former school
mate and teacher of Mrs. Shouse,
the former Naomi Byrd.
Sherrill Roberts and Mr. and
Mrs. Jim F. Roberts had as their
guests last Sunday a boy friend
and his girl friend, both of Salis
Rev. L». T. Younger, *of New
Hope, Iredell County, visited' Mrs.
Tirzah E. Sparks last Saturday.
Mrs. Sparks, who is 90, has been
The Cranberry choir sang at
Dennyville Sunday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Smithey of
Thurmond, visited Mr. and Mrs.
Gene Smithey last Sunday.
Rev. L. T. Younger, pastor at
Cranberry, began a revival at
Rocky Hill Baptist church last
A singing school was in pro
gress at Oak Forest last week
and may run two weeks.
Herbert Mastin, of Indiana, a
son of the late John F. Mastin.
recently visited relatives in An
The Brier Creek revival will
begin July 23.
Mrs. Lillie Harris went back to
a Statesville hospital for treat
ment Thursday of last week but
returned home. She is still quite
ill, but doctors were surprised she
had regained so much strength.
Note of Thanks
Ferguson, N. C.
July 11, 1950j
Editor Journal Patriot
North Wilkesboro, N. C.
I desire, through your paper
to express my deep and abiding
appreciation, and thanks to the
good people of Wilkes county, and
elsewhere, who so faithfuly gave
attention to me during my recenl
I recognize that I was a very
sick man, and wag at the very
HITS COMMUNIST GRIP ON YOUTH
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AFTER ADDRESSING the second National Jamboree of the Boy Scouts of
America at Valley Forge, Pa., President Truman shakes hands with
Eagle Scout David Freeman, 16, of Independence, Mo., and Amory
Houghton, of Corning, N. Y., president of the Scout organization. The
Chief Executive denounced Communist-dominated countries for regi
menting their youth with the aim of sacrificing their lives, if necessary,
in the cause of Communist imperialism. (International Soundphoto)
door of death, and but for the
skill of the doctors and nurses
and kindly care and earnest pray
rse of my neighbors and friends
I would not be sending this com
1 wish especially to thank my
friends for their visits to the hos
pital, for the flowers they brought,
and above all for the earnest
prayers they offered. May God
bless all of you.
Millers Creek Home
Club Has Meeting
Millers Creek Home Demon
tration club held its regular meet
ing, June 15 at the home of Mrs.
Rex Bumgarner with Mrs. P. W.
Bumgarner as co-hostess.
The president, Mrs. Paul Delp,
called the meeting to order at
1:30 p. m. Twenty-one were pre
sent and one visitor, Mrs. Virginia
After the business session the
meeting was turned over to Mrs.
Paul Green, who gave a demon
stration on "Eat to Control Your
Weight." After Mrs. Green got
through telling us what to do
to stay trim, we all enjoyed the
auction sale, ably carried out by
Delicious refreshments were
served by the hostesses. — Re
ported by Club Secretary.
Draft May Catch
400 Tar Heels
Raleigh — The first call un
der the new draft probably will
see 400 Tar Heels sworn in, State
Selective Service officials esti
Some 20,000 men will be drafted
in the nation a Washington an
nouncement said yesterday.
State Selective Service head
quarters here now are in the pro
cess of reopening 64 draft boards
in the State. The 64 to be re
opened were closed as an economy
measure more than a year ago.
By R. E. DUNN and
JASPER G. CHIPMAN
In cooperation with the Tri
Creek Soil Conservation District,
Mr. A1 Maxwell, Farm Forester for
this district, recently marked 29
thousand board feet of timber for
selective cutting on the farm of
Mr. Stacy Huffman. Mr. Maxwell
states that this will be "a beauti
ful improvement cutting."
Mr. Otto Rhodes Of the Mtn.
View School Community, who is
using chicken manure from his
own poultry bouses to grow one
of the finest corn crops in Wilkes
County is finding that the same
treatment with the addition of
some lime and phosphate will
really grow pasture. Mr. Rhodes
pasture has been carrying almost
a cow to the acre land this spring
and is still In good shape. This
same land a few years ago would
not have grazed a Cow to four or
The pines set on the farm of
Fred McNiel upon Elk Creek are
living good even on the more
galled areas. These pipes had the
advantage of being set early in
Since Mr. Roscoe Hayes of
Hays, N. C. started improving his
pasture he says that he will need
twice the amount of cattle he
usually grazes to keep the grass
down. Mr. Hayes, is doing a fine
job of pasture and hayland im
CARD OP THANKS
We use this means to thank
neighbors and friends for their
kindness sympathy and many
flowers during the death and fun
eral of our husband and father.
THE AUSTIN LOVETTE FAMILY
For the first time in modern
history, snow fell on the shores
of the Dead sea recently.
leaving 37 boards to cover the
When the 64 are reopened,
| every county in the State will
! have one board except Guilford,
1 which will have two.