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THE DANBURY REPORTER
PXftNifMieil I*7'Jt Volume 72 Danbury, N. C., Thura day, Jan. 25, 1945 * * PUBLISHED THURSDAYS , Number 3,787.
CHAIRMAN HARVEY JOHNSON
EXTENDS TL'y».NKS FOR OV
ERWHELMING RESPONSE OF
STOKES BOND BUYERS
Stokes county fur exceeded its
quota in the Sixth War Bond cam
paign. Final figures show sales
in amount of 5227.055.75. The
county's quota was $96,000.00.
The "E" bond quota was $75.
000, and total E bond sales were
"To the chairmen of the high
school and elementary school dis
tracts', principals of the schools,
who served as co-chairmen, the
chairman of the women's divi
sion and to their many assistants,
bond purchasers and all who ha !
a part in this successful campaign,
our appreciation and thanks for
a job well done.
Rationing: Board's C. E
Davis Thanks Citizenry
As I retire as chairman of the
Local Rationing Board, my resig
nation having been tendered in
iy of last year and accepted
■%. s week, I want to express to
ihe paid personnel, the panel
members, the volunteer students
from various schools and especial
ly the teachers of the county my
appreciation for their loyal coop
eration in the work during the
past three >virs. Too, I would
like to thank the two newspapers
for their publicity work and th N
population of the entire county,
people in all walks of life, for the
fine patriotic manner and spirit
they have shown in all of thei?
contacts with the Eoard.
C. E. DAVIS.
Pfc. James M. Snow
Killed In Belgium
Pfc. James Monroe Snow, Jr.,
aged 19, was killed in action in
Belgium on Dec. 20, according to
a War Department message to his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Mon
roe Snow, of Pinnacle.
Pfc. Snow entered the servic
March 13, 1943, and trained at
Plattsburg, N. Y. He went over
seas on Oct. 2(5, 1913, first goinu:
to England, then to France on D-
Day and later into Belgium. The
parents and several brothers and
Corr.')»•:•] T ames Harvey
Is Seritti! ly Wounded
Co: poral Jamer. H irvey. son o'
'' -. and Mrs. P. C. H.rvcy o
.'innncle, Route 2. was seriously
wounded in Franee November 1!
his parents have been notified b"
the War Department. He is now
in an army hospital and has in
formed his parents that he is re
Pfc. Jas. R. Hutchens
TWENTY- NINTH INFANTR i
DIVISION. Pi'c. James R. Huten
c;'.s, RFD 1, Lawsonville, has re
ceived a certificate personail;.
signed by his commanding general
honoring him for fighting with
the Twenty-Ninth Infantry Div.
from D Day to St. Lo.
The honor is a personal salute 1
from Maj. Gen. Charles H. Ger
hardt to the off.eers and men whe
tattered their way through flood
ed areas and the Normandy
hedgerows and stormed the ke;. j
city of St. Lo in a campaig
where the taking of every E
yards was a major battle.
The Army reckons the Norma:',
dy fighting as one campaig:
which entitles participants to on*
star on their theater ribbons, but
Gen. Gerhardt's certificate recog
nizes the unusual toughness oi
the fighting in the early days of
The "Blue and Grey" Division
has won two unit citations anJ
its members have been awarded
4,629 personal decorations since
the outfit stormed the invasion
beaches. The 116 th Infantry Reg
iment was cited for its pre-H
--1 Hour assault and the 115 th I:i
--1 fan try Regiment was cited for bt
1 ing the first unit into St. Lo.
Miss Piathcr Hall left Mondaj
for Lcaksville where she has ae
1 ccpted a position in a hospital.
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Mr. and Mrs. Horace Neal oi
' Raleigh were week-end guests oi
■ * »*» •
Mrs. R. H. Todd has return.'j
from a visit to relatives in St.
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Confined with colds, and flue
I are Sheriff John Taylor, , Mrs.
Doris Petree, Mrs. Carl Ray Flin
• chum, N. E. Pepper,
t«• • * •
' Lucille Martin of Benson is
5 here this week on a visit.
•*• • •
Angela ar.d Decse Taylor of
Winston-Snlem, will spend the
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Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Beaslov
are out again following a week";
* * ■* -r
Mis. Phil Denny of Winstoa-
Saleai was a recent ;„uest of hi"
sister-in-law, Mis. R. J. Scott.
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R. C. Whilak -r left Wednesday
for New York City.
A. G. Sisk is spending a t'nv
days with relatives in Rrss H
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Prof, and Mrs. Raleigh Gibson
were here today from Sandv j
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8 mm If I *
wßm. Jt I i
' The General * wife and Gl Joe meet on the polio battlefield.
Mrs Mark Clark and David Gallimore, visiting the Hickory N. C.)
Emergency Infantile Paralysis Hospital, brought hope and cheer to
patients. Mrs. Clark is familiar wit*Jhe problems of polio—two
members of her family have been striken with the disease. David
knew it well—for he was a patient in the emergency hospital dui
inr the last summer's epidemic! _
» America's contributions to the March of Dimes, . *n> it-il.
possible the relentless ftfht against infaaiiit fuujum
Rites For D. M. Tuttle
Held Today at Mt. Olive
Funen.l services for David Ma*-
icon (Matt) Tuttle, aged 91, of
King, Route 1, will be held toda>
at 2 o'clock at Mount Olive Bap
tist Church. Rev. E. T. Sims an
i Rev. R. E. Adams will officiate.
I Burial will be in the church cem
, Mr. Tuttle died at his home
Wednesday morning following a
serious illness of two weeks.
Bnrn in Stokes county, Ji:he
30, 1853, he was a son of John P
ant! Phoebe Tilley Tuttle. H
spent his entire life on the
farm, was a well-ltnown farmer
and a member of Mount Olive
On April 5, 1880, he was mar
ried to Miss Nancy Jane Kiser.
who died Dec. 25, 1928.
j Surviving are two daughters,
l Mrs. W. P. Carter of Mocksville,
Route 3, and Miss Elsie Tuttle of
the home; four sons, Dr. R. 11.
j Tuttle and Dr. R. D. Tuttle, bot 1
of Winston-Salem, Rluford Tu-
tie of King, Route 1, and Taylor
Tuttle of the home, 15 grandrhil
, dren: 14 great-grandchildren; an l
a number of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be R. G. T:l
tie, Jr., Capt. David M. Tuttle,
Woodrow W. Tuttle, Bernard W.
Tuttle, Perry C. Stockton and M.
f Dr. Wilkinson, Former
Danbury Resident, Now
, Dr. Win. E. Wilkinson, husband
.of the former Miss Mattie Sue
Taylor and former resident »;'
Danbury, has been promoted \
the rank of full colonel in tie
army medical corps.
C')lon?l Wilkinson entered t!i ■
army in 1937 and went oversea:
early in the war. From Irelan
lv v.vut to North Africa and If
alv. After he was sent home on
rotation in 1944 he went to Foi
Sam Houston, Texas, and the"
V"ck overseas. He wears throe
■ battle stars for service in the
Colonel Wilkinson's family now
j live in Winston-Salem.
Lawsonville Boy, First
Wounded In Action
In Europe, Die,
Word has been received of the
death of Pfc. Harry B. Smith of
Lawsonville, in the European
theatre. (Reporter casualty list
He was injured in action Dec.
8, and died on Dec. 21 in a hos
pital in France.
Pfc. Smith, aged 27, was the
son of Mrs. Nora B. Smith o r
Lawsonville. Other survivors in
clude seven sisters, Mrs. J. H.
Moore and Mrs. D. P. Lewis of
Winston-Salem. Mrs. F. L. S'llli
van, Greensboro, Mrs. M. M. Blair
High Point, Mrs. Pete Nelson,
Lawsonville, Mrs. Lucille Smith
Alexandria, Va., and Mrs. Rolnn '
Williams, Hawthorne, Nevada:
three brothers, Wilford of th*
, home, C. E„ of Martinsville, Va.,
, and J. M. of Walnut Cove.
Pfc. Smith entered the service
March 27, 1943, and trained at
Camp Robinson, Ark., and Camp
M' Coy, Wis.
J. Flovd Nelson, 91,
1 Passes Away Here
.J. Floyd Nelson, aged 91, one
, of Stokes county's oldest citizens,
. died at the home of a daughter,
. Mis. Lester Sands, Danbury, Rt
1, after a long illness
Survivors are four daughters,
Mrs. Blonda Tucker, of Mayodan;
, Mrs. Tom Smith, of Leaksvillo;
Mrs. T. A. Sands, of Pinnacle; an 1
Mrs. Lester Sands, of Danbury:
I two sons, L. S. Nelson, of Pin
nacle; and A. H. Nelson, Mayo
dan: one half-brother, J. D. Law
son of Ramseur; 42 grandchild
ren; 25 great-grandchildt en; an '
five grcat-grest t -;n ndeli > Ill en.
S rvie « at Snow Crec k Pri*»»i
tiv Baptist Chmvh wii'i ITI»:- r 1
A. Fagg in char re. Rurial in l! .•
i': "eh cemetery.
( M won I\ MFFTIN'J HOI R
OF (J \SOI.I\E UO\R"
The regular meeting of tgas
oline board which meets on every
Monday, has changed the meeting
hour from 9:00 A. M., to 2 o'clocU
R. M. Greene, 11. C. GROv J \LLED IT J
Vvhitaker Named As FOR I*.
Oftieers !n Scout Meet I'HYSIC, ~
qk . M.-w
With'but few changes, 1945 of
ficers of the Old Hickory Council, n
Boy Scouts of America, wcr it
elected at the annual meeting lit I i
in Winston-Salem last week. Jno.
M. Brown was re-elected presi
Other officers chosen were R.
E. Lasater, honorary president; J.
B. Carter, Levern R. W. Harris
r.nd J. Raymond Smith, vice-pres
idents; Jno. M. Brown and H.
Banks Newman, National Coun il
Representatives; H. Banks New
men, Council Commissioner; an 1
E. C. Goodman, treasurer.
District Chairmen named were
W. N. Vogler, Forsyth; Tom
Roth, Elkin-Yadkin; R. M. Green .
Stokes; J. F. Yokley, Surry; C.
, R. Green, Watauga; Levern John
son, Ashe; and J. B. Carter.
District Commissioners are J.
1 Mark McAdams, Elkin-Yadkin; It.
• C. Whitakcr, Stokes; W. S. Port
er, Surry; Dr. R. C. Busteed, Wa
tauga; Gordon Finley, Wilkes;
and Roy Hinshaw, Forsyth.
The Silver Beaver award was
' presented to Gordon Finley oi
Wilkes, and posthumously to E.
" M. "Tom" Holder. H. Banks
Newman, Council Commissionct
made the presentations of tlu
highest award a Local Coun.'ii
may bestow for "distinguished
• service to boyhood."
Certificates for bravery wcr.
' presented for Mr. Holder, who lost
• his life last summer while aidin;:
'in the rescue of a Scout in dis
tress in the I alto at camp, and t.>
Scout Kyle Barnes, who took par:
■' in the rescue. Dr. E. S. Thomp
' son, chairman of the Health and
' Safety Committee, presented th
E. L'rner Goodman, National Di
rector of the Division of Program.
? spoke on the "Scout Trail t.
Peace." While Scouting is on'v
c 35 years old as an organization
'• its ideals date from the Ten Co.ii
'• mandments and the Sermon on
the Mount. It is a part of out
life that will go on for genera
'• tions and is a world movement.
■ One of every two boys now be
• comes a Scout.
' "Peace will not come unless the
• State retains discipline and man
liness that is an outgrowth oi
army life," Mr. fTooilinan stated
"Human life without hardihood
would be contemptible." Scor
ing provides virility and har l
ihood through eoniln't with ol
Mot hi r N'afure herself. Th. ot. >
the ipi ration of th Patrol sys
tem and with the Oath and I.
to guide them, the discipline ih •:
comes to Scouts i.i from with : :i.
They do things because they arc
right, r.ot because of force fron
S;outers present from Stok.-i
Distiict included R. M. Greene, R.
1 C. Whitaker, E. S. Stokes and J.
The following i lave
reported t> Foit Bragg i re *
induction physical examinations:
George Harvey Maihey
Jonie Clyde Moon field
Edgar Ray Smith
James Harry Manml
Guy Norman Cox
Denver Elworth Duggins
Wm. Snyder Dodson
Clarence Astor Alley
James Olin Tilley
Thomas Evander Frye
Herman Ray Newsome
Robert Dennis Boyles
Herman Leo Smith
James Martin, Jr.
James Monroe Bullin
Harry Wm. Venable
Raleigh Spottswood Tilley
Roy James Wall
Samuel Odell Edwards
Julius Vester George
Thomas Junior Hall
Richard Whittington Flippin
Joseph Dewitt Golf
Marvin Ray Harrison*
Frank Clyde Lawson.
'Transferred to this Local Bd.
SIXTEEN TO REPORT
TO FORT BRAGG FOR
INDUCTION JAN. 25
The following registrants have
been called to report to the Local
Draft Board on Ja.n 25. to be for
warded to Fort Bragg for induc
, Jacob David Lawson 4
Thurman Grettel Lawson
Raleigh Wilbur Hartman
I Franklin Albert Goins
Charlie Ross N'ewsum, Jr.
Earl Wilson Joyce
Floyd Herman Joyce
Gordon Thomas Mabe
George Harvey Shelton
Homer Elmer Bullins
Paul Evans Priddy
Conis Wm. Rogers u
! Carlos Taylor
I* Stonewall Jackson Duggins , t
George Leonard Fulton
Marvin James Bolton. rW*
Husband of Walnut
Cove WAVE Dies Of
Heart Attack At Sen
Robert Bullock, signalman 3rl
j class, husband of the former Miss
Lois Heath of Walnut Cove, died
at sea of a heart attack Decem
Mr. and Mrs. Bullock had tvvii
married only sir weeks when lie
was stricken. He was a memlv r
of the crew of a destroyer escot •
and left the United States De..
lv llis home was at Granville,
Mrs. Bullock is the daughter of
, Mr. and Mrs. Jonah Heath of
Walnut Cove and is stationed at
Washington, D. C. with the