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THE DANBURY REPORTER
FUNERAL HELD FOR
MARTHA J. GORDY
DR. STONE IMPROVING; IN
CREASE IN BIRTHS; AND
OTHER NEWS ITEMS
(By E_ P. NEWSUM)
King.—Tourist: "What's going j
on here so many people in town?" i
King citizen: "Nothing at all, i
stranger. This i 3 just a big little i
May 27. —Funeral service for |
Mrs. Martha Jane Gordy, aged
77, was conducted at Jefferson
Church Monday at 3:00 o'clock p.
m: Surviving are three sons.
Anthony Gordy of King, Charlie j
Gordy of High Point and Sol j
Gordy of Moore county. Three
daughters also survive. They are
Mrs. Sol Binson of Donnaha, Mrs.
Lee Shouse of Dalton and Mrs.
Woodrow Johnson of Mizpah.
Gilmer Newsum is building a
new acTdu'on to his service sta-;
tion ai ~"Ve Porks, just south of
Mack Kirby has accepted a po
sition as night watchman at the
county prison camp at Meadows
1 and has entered on his new du
Charlie White of the U. S.
Army, stationed at Camp Van
Dorn, Miss., is spending a fur
lough with relatives here.
Master Wayne Marshall has re
turned to his home in Wilkesboro
after a week's stay with relatives
Elmer Gordon, siationed at
Houlton, Maine, is here for a few
dayß on furlough.
Pete Smith, who has been quite
sick at his home on Broad street
for several days, shows some im
Dr. Stone is still confined to
his home by illness, but seems to
be slowly improving, 1
j \ Coris Newsum, who reside*
near Five Forks, incurred a
sprained ankle when thrown from
the wagon when his horse ran
Mrs. Cladie Newsum and Misses
Bettina Newsum and June Sisk
have returned to their home here
after visiting relatives in Wilkes
boro. They were accompanied on
the trip by Mrs. W. G. Tuttle of
Wilflam Earl Boles left Thurs
day for the U. S. Navy.
Prof. S. B. 'Brandon, who fell
from a ladder while trimming
shade trees at his home on west
Main street, dislocating hig hip
and who has been In the City
Hospital, Winston-Salem, is suffi
ciently improved to be returned
to his home.
The stork has a larger report
this week: to Mr. and Mrs. Jack
y Frye, a daughter; to Mr. and
Mrs. Charlie Calhoun, a daugh
ter; to Mr. and Mrs. Clifton
Booze, a daughter; to Mr. and
Mrs. Carl Pardue, a son; to Mr.
> and Mrs. James Oliver Morefield,
Registrants Advisory ]
Board For Stokes
Below is a list of the members
of the Registrant's Advisory c
Board for Stokes County Local j
Board No. 1, Danbury, N. C. t
Their duties are to assist each r
registrant who calls upon them
I to help complete forms mailed to f
the registrant by the Selective .
Service System: ,
I Mrs. Gladys McPherson, Wal
! nut Cove. ,
Mrs. Leake Lovin, Walnut Cove.
E. L. Bailey, Walnut Cove.
R. M. Green, Walnut Cove.
L. H. van Noppen, Danbury.
j Tom Petree, Danbury.
j Mrs. Hollis Rhodes, Danbury.
Tom Preston, Pine Hall. (
Mrs. Ed Rankin, Pine Hall.
Enny Rboerts, Dillard.
W. W. Dodson, Sandy Ridge.
Lowell Poore, Sandy Ridge.
Miss Laura Ellington, Sandy |
| Ralph Sheppard, Lawsonville. 1
j W. W. Hart, Lawsonville.
j Sam Simmons, Westfield.
| Sam Moir, Westfield.
Tom Smith, Westfield.
E. F. Stone, Pinnacle.
S. P. Covington, Pinnacle.
Cary Carroll, Germanton.
Edd Mitchell, Germanton.
Fred Shore, King.
W. E. Johnson, King.
Lester Sheppard, Mount Airy,
J. Walter Simmons, Francisco.
Vance Pepper, Danbury.
Mrs. J. W. Hall, Danbury.
Mrs. Tom Coffer, Danbury.
Walter Petree, Danbury.
J. G. H. Mitchell, Walnut Cove.
Roger T. Calloway, Tobacco
Mrs. G. T. Holt Dies
Mrs. G. T. Holt, aged 44, of
Madison, Route 1, died in a
Reidsville hospital Tuesday, May
18 after an illnees of two weeks.
Surviving in addition to her
husband are one daughter, Mrs.
Joseph Chaney of Stoneville; her
1 parents, Mr. and Mrs. James
Hundley, also of Stoneville; four
1 brothers, Russell, Willie, Collie
and Eulaf Hundley, all of Steno
1 ville; five sisters, Mrs. Harvey
Hill of Spray; Mrs. John Plaster
of Vesta, Va/? Mrs. Albert Chan
' ey of Stoneville; Mrs. Kelsie Bul
lin, of Sandy Ridge, and Mrs.
t John Ore of Madison.
! The funeral was held at Wilson
: Primitive Baptist Church with
» Elders W. J. Brown and J. Watt
' Tuttle officiating. Burial was in
■ the church cemetery.
a son; to Mr. and Mrs. James
Tuttle, a daughter and to Mr. and
_ Mrs. Raymond H. Stewart, a
And that's the news from here.
Thirteen billion dollars—the
CTm mni the Treasury must raise
KM in the Second War Loan drive,
j® is only one sixth of the esti-
Im mated eost of the war for the
' fiseal year of IMS.
Danbury, N. C., Thurs day, May 27, 1943. * * *
Mrs. Henry George
Mis. Berda Martin George, wife
of Henry George of the Brown 1
Mountain section, died at her ;
home near Reynolds School at ,
midnight Tuesday, May 18.
Surviving are the husband; one ,
son, Olan George of Westfield, the
father, W. M. Martin of West
field; four brothers, Jim Martin
of Francisco; John Martin and
Paul Martin, both of Westfield;
and Charlie Martin of Winston-
Salem; and four sisters, Mrs.
Manuel George, Mrs. Ada Smith, 1
Mrs. Rachel Smith and Mrs. Alice
Lawson, all of Westfield.
Funeral services were conduct- j
ed from the Brown Mountain'
Church. Burial followed in the j
church cemetery. Rev. E. T.
Sims of Winston-Salem and Rev.
Oscar Hartman were in charge.
Pallbearers were Sam George,
Heyion Tucker, I. B. Swain, •
Orange King, Elmer Stewart, Ar
thur Vaden, Foster Christian and
Honorar pallbearers were Sam
j Simmons, Barney Smith, Homer 1
|Dearmin, Wallace Smith, Arthur
Smith, Will Smith, Curtis Smith
and Reid Nelson.
Death of "Doc" Hall
John Howe (Doc) Hall, aged
80, well known retired Stokes
county farmer, died at midnight
Wedneeday, May 19 at the home
of a daughter, Mrs. Wesley Mabe
at Rural Hall following an illness
of one week.
Surviving are five daughters,
Mrs. Mattie Whitten of Pleasant
Garden; Mrs. Mary Mabe of Wal
nut Cove; Mrs. Wesley Mabe of
Rural Hall; Mrs. Bessie Jennings
of Lometa, Texas; and Mrs. J. H.
Keeton of Westfield; one son, J.
Wesley Hall of Danbury, Route 1;
one brother, Raleigh Hall of
Lawsonville; one sister, Mrs. Sol
Wood of Danbury, Route 1; 55
grandchildren and i 7 great
The funeral was held at Boylee
Chapel Church. Elders W. J.
Brown and Ed Priddy conducted
the services. Burial was in the
Lawsonville H. D. Club
Meets May 9th
The Home Demonstration Club
met May 9 with Mrs. R. A. Rob
ertson, with eight members pres
Miss Pauline Craft gave a dem
onstration on ''Milk for Strong
Bodies". She prepared a deli
cious dish containing milk and
During the social hour, a con
test was held by Mrs. R. A. Rob
ertson, the prize awarded to Mrs.
T. N. Tuttle.
The ho6tess served delicious re
freshments, assisted by Mrs. C
Stamps 15 and 16 in War Ra-
tion Book 1 are good for 5
pounds each of sugar, to be used 1
exclusively for canning. This I
new set-up will take care of the
ordinary requirements for spring
and early summer canning. These
two stamps are valid until Oct.
31, 1943. Additional canning I
sugar may be secured where the'
need can be substantiated but
definite arrangement for this has
'not yet been determined.
G, H and J stumps in Book 2
will be good through June 7. K,
! L and M stamps will be good,
'through July 7.
Truck owners and operators are
warned linn gas allocated lor the
second quarter, April 1 to June
30, must be stieiened to last un
til Juij :io. Tins means a reduc
tion for that period of almost -I'i;
percent, lor tiie remainder of tile
period. The local board can dj
nothing about granting increases
since this in an order of ODT.
Cutting back of gasoline allot-'
| ment lor trucks in the eastern,
'states carries with it the admon
ition of OP A to all operators of
passenger cars to cut their driv
ing down to absolute necessity.
In hundreds of towns and cities
the storage tanks are already
empty and the scarcity has be
oome alarming. Regardless of
the type of book or the number
of coupons a car owner may have
it is simply a patriotic duty to
keep off the highwaye except on
essential business. Reckless, ex
travagent use of gasoline at this
time might paralyze the transpor
tation system of the country,
hamper the conduct of the war
and lengthen the time which the
fighting men may stay engaged in
the conflict. Waste of even a gal
lon of gasoline at this stage of
the war is lending aid to the
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hall have
i as their guests Mrs. W. S. Hunt,
Jr., and children of Thomasville
I and Lyman Hall, U. S. N., of San
! Francisco, who is on furlough.
Lyman will visit in Washington
during his furlough.
I** * # #
Mrs. Mary Martin Wood of
Selma was here this week visiting
i her mother, Mrs. N. A. Martin,
! who has recently been quite iil.
: Mrs. Martin accompanied Mrs.
| Wood back to Selma, where she
will visit for awhile.
I Those present were Mrs. R. A.
Robertson, Mrs. C. E. Neal, Mrs.
O. E. Smith, Mrs. R. A. Thomas,
Mrs. B. O. Sheppard, Mrs. R. A.
, Martin, Mrs. - T. N. Tuttle, and
Miss Pauline Craft, the home
. demonstration agent.
MRS. T. N. TUTTLE, Sec'y.
Lawsonville News 1
Lawsonville, May 5. — Maurice
Simmons left today for camp. *
There are not many boys left
around here now.
1 Mrs. E. G. Lawson and Betty j
Joe went to Walnut Cove Monday i
'on business. I
John H. Lawson had the mis- c
fotune of losing a fine horse by
a passing truck near his home (
one day last week. Si
Betty Joe Lawson spent last
week with cousin, Ruby Helms, j
of Stuart, Va. ,
Clyde Lawson, son of Frank '
Lawson, is home on a furlough.
Mrs. P. H. Robertson has gone ;
to Jacksonville where she will
join her husband, who holds a de
fense job there.
Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Davis
of Greensboro visited Mr. and
Mrs. John H. Lawson the week
I Curtis Rogers has returned to
camp after spending several day.;
here with home folks.
Mrs. Carrie Dalton, Dorothy
Helmes, Paul Dalton, all of Stuart,
|Va., Milo Dalton of Mullens, W.
Va., visited Mrs. E. G. Lawson
Several from around here at
tended the association at Red
Mrs. H. P. Loftis
Feted on Birthday
Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Loftis en
tertained at a dinner party Sat-1
urday evening, the occasion being I
Mrs. Loftis' birthday.
The table was beautifully ar-!
ranged and covered with a white
linen cloth, and the central deco
. j ration was a blue antique vase i
, | filled with pale pink rosebuds.'
Mrs. Loftis received many lovely
. gifta. K" }| |
The following guests enjoyed |
, the delicious dinner:
Mr. and Mrs. Travis Tuttle, Mr. i
and Mrs. Reid George, Mr. and'
, Mrs. George Southern, Mr. and j
Mrs. Ernest Beasley, Mrs. John
, Ham and Mrs. Ed Willard.
, j The children were entertained ,
by Miss Lois Loftis at a picnic I
, and weiner roast at the cool
spring earlier in the afternoon.
; BETTER FEELING
, Th° people are generally feei
ing much better over the war,
iwith of the Axis out
| of Africa, the steady mopping up
, of the Japs in the Aleutians and
;the gradual but sure lessening of
I the U-boat menace. Italy is recoil
ling from the knock-out blow she
knows is soon coming. The Rus
sians are on the offensive. The
( Axis power weakens every day. j
while the A. N. strength grows.
. Poultry and egg consumption in j
England is only 33 per cent, of,
•i . i i
* * * Number 3,708
TWO BOYS KILLED
NEAR SANDY RIDGE
Moir William Corn anil Hennie
Akers H.MI Meet Instant Death
When Coupe Overturn*—Othev
Moir William Corn, aged 18,
and Bennie Akers Hill, aged 17,
died quickly when the coupe in
which they were riding overturn
ed on the Stuart highway headed
for Sandy Ridge about 11 o'clock
Johnson Corn, aped 12, a broth*
er of Moir William; Bill Hazel
wood, aged 14, and Doyl Camp
bell, aged IS, were injured, nono
All the boys were of the Law
sonville section. Moir William
was n son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Sam E.
Corn, Bonnie Akers was a son of
Mr. anil Mrs. J. V. Hill.
It appears that th coupe, driv
en by Moir William Corn, struck
the fenders of another c;i:' parked
on the highway, reeled, ran about
10i) yards and crashed down an
Coin and Hill, cruslml i.i heads
and chests, died instantly. Tho
other boys extricated them from
A double funeral service for
the two youths was held Monday
j afternoon at 2 o'clock at Pleasant
Grove Primitive Baptist Church.
Elders W. J. Brown and Noel Gil
bert conducted the servces. Burial
was in the church graveyard.
Corn, described as the owner of
the coupe, is survived by his par
ents; four brothers, Major, John
son, Cecil and Junior Corn, all of
'the home; two sisters, Mrs.
[Brockley Smith and Mrs. Ray
| mond Biggs, of Lawsonville, and
the grandmother, Mrs. Albert
Corn of Lawsonville.
Hill is survived by his parents;
jone brother, Doyle Hill; one sis
ter, Martha Emily Hill, all of the
jhome; one half brother, Odell
| Hill, of the U. S. Army; one half
lister, Irene Hill, of the homa,
jand his grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. Walter Hall, of Lawsonville,
| A Revival Meeting f* -
To Be Held Here
Beginning May 30tK
A revival meeting begins at the
Danbury Methodist Church Sun
day, May 30, at 8:00 p.m. Rev.
Paul Taylor, pastor of Oak Ridgo
Methodist Church, Oak Ridge, N.
|C., will assist the pastor, Rev. J.
The public is cordially invited
to attend. This is not intended
primarily as a Methodist meeting
but for the spiritual interest of
the community and for all who
will attend and cooperate.
JAMES L. LOVE, Pastor.
A new pastor, the Rev. Chas. B.
Adams, was installed at the King
j Moravian Church Sunday night.
I This church has been without a
pastor for 9 month* (
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