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NORTH WfLKESBORO. N. C., Thursday. July 13. 1950
Wilkeaboro baa a
trading redius of 50 mile*,
serving 1^0,000 people tn
I GIRLS ENJOYING CAMP
I MULBERRY THIS WEEK
"Happy Days," say the Wilkes
inty Girl Scouts who are
iping at Mulberry School this
There are 72 girls and 13 coun
lorg under the able direction of
Irs. Robcvt Gibbs.
Everything is going fine, and
It seems to the girls that every
>ne is doing their best to make
them haye a wonderful time.
Even the weatherman has been
^cooperating so far this week. Of
>urse it has to rain some be
luse these are dog days, but it
w been raining mostly at" night.
This is the first of the four
(annual camping periods that the
weatherman has been so consider
ate. It would be hard for the
campers to say which activity they
enjoy the most; of course eat
ing is a favorite with all and the
food Is good.
jie girls all enjoy the story
infe, the nature study, the
music, the hiking and the drama
tics and folk games.
Everyone is having fun with
[arts and crafts, making many at
tractive and useful things which
he parents and friends will see
Thursday night between 6:30
|and 8:30 is visitors night.
Monday night the girls had the
pleasure of Beeing a marionette
Bhow put on by troop 3 (The
The older girls expect to go on
jver night hikes. They are hop
lg for good weather.
We are all enjoying the Library
lat the Bookmobile set up for
The campers have had several
fecial treats sent to them by kind
iends in town. Mr. Palmer Hor
in sent punch out Monday.
The Biltmore Dairy Farms gave
ice cream Tuesday.
So one can see why many of
iem agree with one of the
rownies when she said, "I hope
IP never ends." But all good
lings have to end sometime and
»p Mulberry will close Satur
morniug at 10:00 o'clock.
In Linoleum School
Lancaster, Pa. — William B.
unbill, of North Wilkesboro,
t^orth Carolina, an employee off
the Rhodes-Day Furniture Com
»ny, Corner "C" & 9th Streets,
forth Wilkesboro, is taking a
ro weeks' course in linoleum
stallatlon at the Armstrong
pork Company's Laying School for
inoleum Mechanics here.
As a part of the course, all
tudents are conducted on a tour
(rough the Armstrong Floor
It to study the manufacture
linoleum and other resilient
iupport Cancer Fund
11 Examined At
On Tuesday, July 11th, the
Wilkes-Alleghany county Cancer
Center held Its weekly clinic. 11
appeared for examination, 6 white
women, 4 white men, 1 colored
woman, 0 colored men.
Mrs. R. H. McNeill served as
Chairman of Receptionists, and as
sisting her were Mrs. John Cash
ion and Mrs. Phil Forester.
Eleven examinations were com
pleted, and nine patients were re
ferred to their personal physicians
for medical attention.
The Center is staffed by mem
bers of the Wilkes-Alleghany
County Medical Society.
Three priorities were given to
those who arrived too late for ex
There were several from out of
town. Two came from Hickory,
two from Sparta, two from Thur
mond, and one from Ennice.
Examinations are free to all
women 35 or over, aft men 40 or
over, and to anyone with a sym
ptom or a "danger signal," re
gardless of age.
The Clinics are held every Tues
day morning in the Wilkes County
Court House. Registration is from
9:00 to 10:00 a. m.
Frequently there are more ap
plicants for examination than can
be accommodated. Therefore, in or
der that those who live at a dis
tance may be sure of an examina
tion and thus not make a trip in
vain, priorities will be sent, on
request, to all who live twenty
miles or more from Wilkesboro.
Address your request to Cancer
Clerk, Wilkesboro, N. C. and indi
cate two dates on which you could
come for examination.
Zion Hill Church
Revival services will begin Sun
day, July 16, at Zion Hill Baptist
church at Boomer. The pastor,
Rev. E. V. Bumgarner, of Taylors
ville, will be assisted by C. C.
Holland, of S'tatesville. Services
wJIV be held Sunday at 11 a. m.
and 7:45 p. m. and throughout
the week at 3:30 and 7:45 p. m.
The public is cordially invited to
LIE BRIEFS AIDE ON KOREAN TRIP
PREPARING TO LEAVI shortly for Korea, CoL Alfred G. Katzin (left),
of the Union of South Africa, receives some last minute instructions
from United Nations Secretary General Trygve Lie at U.N. Headquar
ters, Lake Success, N. Y. Katzin will act as Lie's personal representa
tive during his stay in the Communist-invaded Republic. (International)
NATIONAL GUARD BATTERY
MAKES PROGRESS IN CAMP
Battery C, 112th Field Artillery
Batallion, local National Guard
unit now on active duty with
the 30th Infantry Division at
Fort Jackson, S. C., is showing
progress in its summer training,
according to Lt. Col. Clarence B.
iShimer of Raleigh, G-3 assistant
[chief of staff for the division.
Battery C is commanded by Cap
tain Claude C. Faw, Jr., of North
The 30th Division, nicknamed
"Old Hickory,'« comprises units
from both Tennessee and North
Carolina, which are undergoing
strenuous maneuvers at the South
Carolina post. In addtion to the
division units, several non-divi
sional units from North Caro
lina are attending the encamp
ment. Major General John Hall
Manning, of Raleigh, commands
the 30th, and Colonel Paul Younts
is divisional chief Of staff.
Among training undertaken by
various units of the 30th are
courses in tactics for infantry and
artillery, pistol firing, carbine
firing, qualification with the rifle,
machinegunnery, section training,
mortar firing, howitzer firing, and
general artillery practice.
The Guardsmen are prssui
their l^i^ure hours piea_».uu,>
with the Fort Jackson pool and
lakes getting their share of at
tention these hot days. A softball
tournament with dozens of team,
entered in now underway, and £
golf tournament i8 in prospect.
Base theatres, post exchttftges, en
listed men's clubs, and officers*
clubs are available for personnel
of the National Guard encamp
Radio Moscow (on record in the
Library of Congress): "Growing
armament expenses will bring
about the final ruin of the Am
Enlists In Marines
Cecil B. Grayson, 22, son of
Mrs. E. C. Nichols of 1002 Trog
don Are., North Wilkesboro, has
been accepted for enlistment in
the Marine Corps, Master Sgt.
James L. Barnes, NCO in charge
Of Marine recruiting at Winston
Salem, announced today.
Grayson enlisted at Baleigh, N.
C., after successfully passing his
1 preliminary examinations at Win
OPEN ON SUNDAYS
8:00 a. m. - 5:00 p. m.
Amoco Products — Washing,
Lubricating, Polishing, Waxing
WANT A TAXI?
Call 52 or 254
At Uptown Service Station
A former football star of North
Wilkesboro High School, Grayson
hag been assigned to the Marine
Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Is
land, S. C., for ten weeks of
basic training and indoctrination
after which he will be transfer
red to his first regular duty sta
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SUPPORT THE CANCER FUND
Tax Discount On
Taxes For 1950
A discount of one and one-half
per cent will be allowed on North
Wilkesboro taxes paid on or before
August 1, W. P. Kelly, city clerk,
said today. Taxpayers are urged
to pay now and sare the amount
Of the discount.
JOIN THE MILLIONS
WHO ENJOY STATIC-FREE FM RADIO.
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W I F M
Elkin, N. C.
Pioneer FM Station of the Yadkin Valley.
Be Sure Your New Radio Has FM.
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
AT OUR ORCHARD
We will have for sale the latter part of this week, a
few early varieties of peaches. Golden Jubilees and El
bertas should be ready by Saturday, July 15.
Due to the short crop this year, our supply of peaches
will necessarily be limited. We will be glad to sell on a
first-come first-served basis a& long as our crop holds
SUN CREST ORCHARDS
4 Miles West of North Wilkesboro—Watch for the Highway
Sign to Our Orchard.