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THE DANBURY REPORTER
FUNERAL FOR JEFF RUT
LEDGE HELD SUNDAY
MANY BIRTHS REPORTED— 1
OTHER NEWS ITEMS
By E. P. NEWSUM
t Officer of the day, stopping a
' 4 recruit, decided to check on the
rookie's knowledge. "What's the
eighth general order?" he asked.
The recruit sprang to attention,
clicking his heels, said: "Thou
shalt not steal."
King, October 14. Rev. Rob- l
ert Helsabeck, aged 72, died at a
Winston-SalCTh hospital Saturday.
Surviving are the widow, one
daughter, Mies Clara Helsabeck
of the home and three sons;
Kemper, of Rural Hall; Ray, of ,
Charlotte and Dennis of High
Point. Funeral and interment
were at Poplar Springs Church
Funeral service for Jeff Rut
ledg., a;;ed S2, was conducted .u
' the First Baptist Church Si;nd t>
afternoon. He is survived by fou- - !
sons: Latney, Decatur and Ozzie
t of King, and Arizona of Rural
4 Hall - ~
Guy Walker of Camp Sibert,
Ala., is spending a furlough with
his parents here.
The stork's business is picking
up again. Here's his report: to
Mr. and Mrs. Grady Tilley, a
daughter; to Mr. and Mrs. Oscar
Marshall, a son; to Mr. and Mrs.
Ollie G. Tuttle, a son; to Mr. and ,
Mrs. Burton Whicker, a son; to
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Anderson, a (
daughter; to Mr. and Mrs. Coy ]
Fletcher, a son; to Mr. and Mrs. ']
Carson Newsum, a son; to Mr. •
and Mrs. Luther Marshall, a ,
daughter; to Mr. and Mrs. Harvey
Coekeiham, a daughter; to Mr.
and Mrs. Jack Young, a daughter. '
Paul Johnson, Jr., of tne U. S.
Marines, stationed at Norfolk, (
J Va., is here on fui lough.
Announcement is made of the j
marriage of Frank Stone to Miss ]
Eleanor Syte of Richmond, Va. ,
Saturday at Richmond, where Mr. j
Stone is a dental student.
Jack Holder of the U. S. Navy, |
New York, spent the week-en d
with relatives here.
The following patients under
went tonsil removal operations
here last week: Miss Pearl Bu:g?
of Pilot Mountain; Miss A!ta Mae
Newsum and Miss Nancy Rose ''
Hooker of Tobaccoville; Miss Lu- 1
cille Vaden of Vade Mecum; Rad- V
ford Smith and Miss Jennis Lee *
White of Walnut Cove; Miss Lucy !
Tucker of Rural Hall and Billio
R; Ffyui of King.
Live*.. thing is in readiness here *
for the big an ia! horse show and !"
fair which takes place Thursday, i c
Fri u'.y ana Saturday of this week. 1
' Stanley Newsum of the U. 3. s
Navy, stationed at Washington. £
D. C., is spending a furlough with i
relatives here and at High Point. :
And that's the news from here. 1
Third Class Petty Officer Eldon (
Branscome of Stuart, Va., who is
now stationed in California with '
che navy, visited friends here
I 1 |
I Sunday and Monday.
The following out-of-town law
yers attended court here this
week: P. W. Glidewell, Reidsville;
Fred Folger and O. Woltz, Mount
Airy; W. Reade Johnson and H.
H. Leake, Winston-Salem; J. •
Hampton Price, Leaksville; Clyde
•** * *
Mrs. Elmer Petree and daugh-,
ter, Jean Carol, Josephine Pepper
and Patsy Todd will be the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Murray Christian 1
in Durham this week-end.
**# * #
R. R. King is at home from R i
leigh for a visit.
Mips Lillian Dyer, teacher ia
the Wr.lnut Cove High School,
was the guest of Rev. and Mrs. J.
L. Love last week-end.
w * w •:* *
Lacy A. Gibson, RR supervisor ■
for the FSA in this county, leaves
the latter part of this week for
his home in Durham where he i
will spend some time before en- '
tering the navy. Mr. Gibson has '
been head of the FSA in Stokes
for the past four years.
The many friends of D. C. Tay
lor of Gap learn with sincere re
giet that he has suffered the am
putation of both legs on account j
of an attack of septicemia, or
blood poisoning. He had former- ! £
ly lost one leg, now he losses the i
other. Mr. Taylor will have the',
sympathy of hosts of friends ii: j
his affliction. (
*** * * j
Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Alford, j
Mrs. Jones Brown and Mis. Penn s
of Mount Aiiy visited frienus in r
Danbury Sunday. Mr. Alford was 1
looking unusually well, though hi 1
had just had a birthday, end harj
his hair cut close. We don't
kr.ow how many candles there j
were on the cake, but 38 we think. 1
•** * » i
Sergeant Ray Sisk was at his !
home here cn a week-end pass. J
He i 3 tationed at Camp Davis. I
J. Frank Martin is in the City I
Hospital, Winston-Salem, for s
treatment on his hands, suffering
with a disorder occasioned b> r
handling chemicals in war works J
at Jacksonville, N. C.
Miss Madaline Fulp of Walker
town and Charlie Fletcher also ox
Walkertown, Miss Emerine Flet- j,
cher. Miss Eunice Fletcher, Miss \
Francis Boles, Mr. and Mrs. Watt
Smith, Ira Boles visited Miss Vir- t
ginia Fulp Sunday. f
Mrs. Leff B. Mabe was here S
Monday from Walnut Cove. |t
Danbury, N. C., Thursday, Oct. 14, 1943 * * *
I Walnut Cove. Mr. and Mrs.
Dan Heath, Mr. and Mrs. I. G.
Ross visited Mr. and Mrs. Luke
Sherard and Mrs. Frank Richard- |
son at Greensboro Sunday.
M:s--es Mona Fallin and Carol
Bray were home for the week-end
from Meredith College, Raleigh.
J A revival meeting is in progress
at the Baptist Church. Rev. C.
E. Parker is officiating.
! Miss Charlotte Matthews and
Miss Christine Anderon visile J in
Hayesville during the week-end
They were accompanied by Mir.s '
Anderson s nephew-), Allen Bel', I
Jr., and Bo'i Tiger, Jr., of Oak
Ridge Military Irf titute.
Katherinc Rives Jones returned
to her home at Winston■.Sa'cn af
ter spending a few ua>s with Mm
A. G. Jones.
Miss Nancy La.ntJe of Wipston-
Saleni sp nl the Wtek-end l.ue.
Dr. and Mrs. Beve, ly Jour s
Betty Jer.n Joins, fi'iU.i I'!.:Uii
of North Wiikc.sbi to v,vi • •;
guests at Mrs. A. G. Jon. s f-uij.
1 Miss Doray Goode, member ii
the Walnul Cove faculty, spent
the week-end at her home at
| Miss Sarah Sands of Winston-
Salem spent Sunday afternoon at
R. L. Lawson's Feed
Barn, Feed, Farm
Tools, Burn Saturday:
R. L. Lawson of Lawsonville
lost his feed barn, a lot of feed
stuff, a lot of farm tools, and a
stack of hay standing near the
barn in a fire last Saturday about
nine o'clock in the morning. Mr.
Lawson's stock were in tho pas
ture, or they would probably
have been burned also. The lor a
is right around 81,000 and no in
sula nee. Mr. Lawson says iie ha
no idta of the cause of the fire.
Will Attend District
Mrs. R. L. Smith, Mrs. W. G. '
Petree, Mrs. N. E. Pepper. Mrs.
D. C. Kirby, Mrs. R. H. Todd.
Mrs. R. J. Scott, Mrs. Dr. 1!. H.
Mooivfitld, Mrs. R. R. King, Mis.
N. E. Wall, Mrs. J. S. Taylor,
members of the Danbury
Arts Club, will attend a DistiL-t
Meeting of the sth District of the,'
North Carolina Federation of Wo
man's Clubs, to be held at El!:!n
Mrs. Byerly Heads I 1
Stokes WAC Drive :
Mrs. Ken Byerly of Pine Hall 1 1
has been appointed chairman ot \
WAC recruiting for Stokes.
Lawrence Macßae, chairman of \
the Stokes County Civilian De
fense Council, announced Mi's.
Byerly' appointment and said
Stokes would be asked to recruit
three WAC's during the drive. |
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF STOKES.
To His Honor H. Hoyle Sink,
, The Grand Jury for the Fall
Term of Superior Court of Stokes |
county, 1943, respectfully submit
the following report:
We have acted upon 60 bills of
indictment, 55 of which were
founds to be true bills and four
not true bills. One bfll continued
until next term of Superior court.
Presentments of all criminal
nature known to our body wero
made and acted upon.
A comn it tee from our body
visited tl Stokes County Home
and found the inmates well care I
for mid p;-»vided with good whole
some fi • t!"c* building in good
eo:i !i In I! .. hnl! !in ,j |j t .
fli nv. i we ~ ,mr -endr i b.
Our bf dy vi i; • | tho
: v I 'ii ,' nd loiu.d i
to b W'-il lupt and in (.hi'kl en
dition ::i every way.
Our entii'e body except one vis
ited the State Prison Camp and
found the prisoners well fed, and I
the buildings and quarters in ex- ,
j A committee from our body
.visited the office of Clerk of Su
perior Court and found the rec- j
ords well kept and in good con
j A committee from our body i
visited the office of Register of
Deeds and found the records well t
kept and in good condition.
A committee from our body 1
visited the office of Superintend
ent of Schools and found the rec
ords well kept and the office i.i
A committee fronj our bo'y
visited the office of Sheriff and
•'"! the records well ke;it and
( Respectfully submitted,
j. M_/IR HAWIvIXS, Foreman
,STOKES GOES OVFP
VTAR BON'S) QUOTA
L .test reports on Stokes coun
ty's Third War Loan Drive show
that the county exceeded its quo
ta of ss7,ooo by SI.-],OOO bringi y
t!:c total for the drive to ov c r
t.ooo, Chairman R. J. Gibson
r.r.rminccd this week. %
Reports by towns. including
work through various schools,
wes announced as follows: Reyn
olds, $4,500; Francisco, $11,925
Lawsonville, $11,000; Pine Hall.
So,500; Pinnacle, ',000; Ger
ir.anton, $3,500; $17,000; [
Wanut Cove, $19,775 and Sam'. 1
Every worker ll*'
fhould increase theii [ * JSu
amount of bonds he
or »he is buviiij. "j
QUOTA IS SET
Stokes county has been askeJ
to contribute $4,200 of the $125,-
000,000 quota set for the nation
in the United War Fund Drive, R.
'J. Gibson, county chairman, an
nounced this week,
j The county's quota has been al
lotted as follows: Walnut Cove,
,$750; Germanton, $300; King,
$750; Pinnacle, $300; Reynolds,
$300; Francisco, $300; Lawson
ville, $350; Sandy Ridge, $400;
Pine Hall, $350; Danbury, $200;
Dillard, $100; and Meadows,
S2OO. Principals of schools in
these towns will be co-chaimen
with community leaders. I
The county drive will get un
derway this week and continue
into the first part of November.
Every be ly will be risk, dto |- -
nnte as must as p-.j-sibh- to the
find v/hi'-h will I. u«. ! for stki:
C:US'S til IV). V v .. !': -i
I' >"i hi.i I: ij|
Gi\e:- R!i n, I . in n j
j By MRS. E. G. LAWSON
i The parents and teachers of
Lawsonville met at the school
auditorium Thursday night, Oct.
7, to organize a P.-T. A. R. G.
Thomas presided until the officers
| were elected. W. H. Moore con
ducted the devotionals. The pro
gram was as follows:
Two numbers by the toy or
Reading- Mrs. Woodall.
Duet—Kitty Pringle and Betty
Miss Laura Ellington, president
of the Sandy Ridge P.-T. A., gave
an interesting talk on "The Value
of a P.-T. A. to a Community." i
The following officers were
elected for the ensuing year:
President. Mrs. Lois Tuttle.
Vice-president. W. H. Moore.
Secretary, Mrs. J.->h , N*. Tucker.
Tre -'.irc-r, Mrs, H. O, Shej pnrd.
Pill). Commit! : Miss Addi
Montgomery. Mrs. Law? n
Mrs. E. G. Lawson.
P«v);rrnni committee: Mrs. ().
Smith. Mrs. Thomas, Mrs. C. E.
Social Committer: Mrs. A. H.
Kallam, Mrs. Vleve Lawson, M»- .
Aims and Pro.: V- Thomas.
Miss S;sk. Mrs. Alfreu Robertson.
Mrs. Ruth Tucker's room won
the prize for hnvine the most nar
ents n resent. The P.-T. A . w''l
med th,- second Thursday ni.Tir
: n every month.
Mrs. Carrie Da lion of Siuatt.
Va., spent the week-end wtii Mir-.
K. CJ. LawM.n. S!ie was accom
panied home Sunday by h> i
daughter, Dorothy Helms.
Mr. and Mi 3. G. D. Watkins
spent Sunday with Mr. and M:.-.
S. W. Tucker.
Misses Hnllie and Winifi. I
Spencer are at S'oiwilio w!i .•
Miss Hallie is a teacher and Mi.-»
Winifred is a student.
Services To He Held
At Home of Nick
Stevt . fvd
Sunday evening at 8:00 o'clock,
ui thi home of Nick Stevens, near
Lawsonville, the R»v. J. F. Man-!
uel will conduct a religious meet- 1
| ing to which the public is invited. |
* * * Number
MERTON J ESS I P
iiACK IN CUSTODY^
COURT CLOSED WEDNESDAY
AFTER MANY CASES CON
TINUED NEXT WEEK IS
Judge Sink adjourned criminal
court Wednesday afternoon after
continuing many cases until next
The following cases were dis
Dalphus S. Vaughn, O. C. 1.,
etc., lo months on roads,
Glenn Evans, A. D. W„ and in
jury to property, cost an i good
P;iul Swriim, (). C. 1., .s.">o, costj
Will Mnbe, O. C. 1., SIOO and
cost and 10 days in jail.
Harry L.-wis Davis, H. & &
!:'i • r.y. Is months to .'J yeais in
Stat> Pi !s' n. It-.h.
L mi. Outing. 15. & E un d
lai'i 'iy, r.'jl
L k !•;•..vi O. C. f a is.. ; : i;
and run, 12 months on road.-i uud
' ■ "u! -. o. ('. ! i
;.in i ■ i
P. : !' • . • ' i ;
Wil' . : a; K. .• • ..,1 I ■
I" • ■-I A \\ . A ,
' 1 V/i:;; ;:r, 'S ii Kisi r. tliiity
1 1 ill j'li! ,-i ,1 |;ni| ( usts; !'s to
!• lank Enieh, cost.
Jim Dix, O. ('. 7., costs.
John C. Middleton, O. C. 1.. Sc
transporting liquor, SSO, costs.
Caleb Eads, Reckless driving &
O. C. !., SSO and costs.
Ja.nc* Kubjoll Tatum, L. & R.,
SIOO and costs.
Dave Watson, A. D. W., cost
and good behavior.
Sam Smith, C C.W., SSO, cost.
Stella Tillev, disorderly con
duet, not guilty.
Willie H. Mounce and James P.
Edwards. C.C.W, & V.P.L.
Each $25 and costs.
Merton Jessup, manslaughter.
Defendent placed in custody of
(Continued on page 2)
TO UK INDUCTED
The Local lJr:!"t Heard releases
tile natiii s of the October 1!• c« . 11-
tiugem to b • iii.iucu.l at Camp
Croft, South Carolina:
Lewis bail ».*. P.iackv.i 11, Muaiou
Jai.'k'.jMii Siaiiii, Fraak bu;;:;ir.s,
Huibluii Marion Siawler, Cecil
Talgum Watts, Joseph Alfred
Joyce, Ma! - shall KcniKtli Roberts,
Wesley llardi-n Jrnits, William
liunur Hyiu, James Kiiineth
Wiight, Jaine; Will'am Meadows,
James Odell Knight, Lester Mar
tin, James Ralph Wilson, Ci.csley
Yoik Tucker, Melvin Tayl n Fn -
man, Fletcher Franklin Buiiins,
Silas Handy, Carl Dalton Ore,
Royce William I'ulk. M it Evans,
Sam Jones Lewis Newell
N»-ws >m, Mauvie ' Monroe Rolieri
son. (.'■ Aul.tv \i;,:'!fy. Otis
i in, !.>-s er i"; i! :!•. Xov.t
Curtis Nelsm John Gideon Hill
Mitchell. Otis Rn X. nee. Th
er Landis Hall, Th as Otia Cur
iv. Fire r V.' -flu M >'t I' a
in: i!!-« Frank Or, . • t F;,m:
P.-iv, II*!?- it Sari :,i, Bernard
tldi'll An>>- Mason Gibson Webb,
Jethro Pickett Rovvcn, Joseph
Smith Jones, Mae't Dani.l /l.'.bi,
James William Key, Lee Robe-
Goins. James Lee Wright, Ce- ru
Clady Tuttle, James Thomn*"
sup. Cary Clay Moore, .Ti
seph Bvrffo, Paul Mabe •r-'n
I'rav Kirby. Tlnirn- in
Dodson, Elzie Lee Chest
ley Marion Palme Tn
man. Nick Steve-'. .*••., Ton Mit
chell Thomas .V'=>' : a "ennr ,f . Tr.,
James Mite 1 *»' l 1 """It, V'ltpv
Rav Collir" ,Ta«p-. Ti-' - *"*> ! »ht.
Claude F'Pwrt *n-
'Rob'"* T,v,,: —- XeTvsom Davis