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The Elkin tribune. (Elkin, N.C.) 191?-1969, July 25, 1940, Image 2

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BOONVILLE Mrs. Martha Knott and Mrs. Myrtle Fleming, of Winston-Sa lem, are spending this week vis iting Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Coram and family. Mrs. Salina Moxley and sons, of Mt. Airy, were ' the week-end guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Chipman. Mr. and Mrs. Edd Tesh, of Clemmons, were the Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Chipman. Mrs. Sam Hicks and Mrs. Ralph Reece, of Booaville, and Mr. and Mrs. Grady Emerson and son, Phillip, of Dobson, visited Mi's. Hicks' mother; Mrs. J. W. Bmerson, at Cumberland, Va., last week-end. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Hicks announce the birth of a daugh ter, Caroline Fay, July 20th. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Stinson and children, Bruce and Nellie Sue, spent Tuesday in Concord visit ing their daughter, Mrs. E. C. Cocker ham. Mrs. C. R. Transou and Rev. Raymond E. Connell attended the dedication services at Swan Creek Baptist church Sunday af ternoon. Rev. Charles Hollin, pastor of Wilkesboro Baptist church, delivered the dedicatory sermon. Mr. and Mrs. Arlie Steelman and children, Arlis Nell and Ben ny, of Boonville; Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Combs and daughter, Bar- mm Here's the Low-Down on Pharmacy "My name's Snoops and believe me I'm aptly named. I just dropped into Elkin and I'll be a regular busy body at Abernethy's Pharmacy learning everything about drugs and prescriptions . . . watch for me in this paper every week and you'll soon know a lot more about the drug business than you ever knew before. Look for me! Your Quizzical friend, SNOOPS.'' NOTICE State of North Carolina, Surry County: Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of Education of Surry County at the County Court House, Dobson, North Carolina until AUGUST Ist AT 2:00 P. M. at which time the plans will be publicly opened and read for the furnishing of all labor and materials for the authorized addition to the Elkin Elemen tary School, located in Elkin, North Carolina. Consideration will be given only to bidders for contracts who submit evidence showing that the laws of the State of North Carolina pertaining to bids and contracts have been duly complied with. No bidder may withdraw his bid within a period of thirty days. Each proposal must be accompanied by a certified check drawn on a bank or trust company authorized to do business in North Carolina made payable to the Surry County Board of Education in the amount of five per cent, of the bid. A performance bond will be required in the amount of one hundred per cent, of the contract price considered upon the faithful performance of the contract and upon the payment of all persons supplying labor and furnishing materials for the completion of the work. In the event of failure of the successful bidder to furnish said bbnd and issue the contract in ten days after notice of acceptance of his proposal, the five per cent, check will be forfeited to the Board of Education as demanded. Copies of plans and specifications may be obtained from the office of Franklin and Stinson, Architects, Elkin, North Carolina. Plans and speci fications must accompany bids or the same will not be accepted. Time of completion is: an important factor as school will open in September and will be considered in the awarding of the contract. The Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all bids and award the contract as it appears to the benefit of the county. Signed: John W. Comer, Secretary of the Surry County Board of Education. Franklin and Stinson, Architects, Elkin, North Carolina. . bara Jean, of Elkin, and Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Parks and son, Dickie, and Mr. and Mrs. Phelps, of Clemmons, enjoyed an outing on the scenic highway Sunday. They went by way of Sparta, Boone and Blowing Rock. Rev. McKaughan and Mr. Early, of Winston-Salem, attend ed the revival services at the Baptist church Monday night-. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Cash, of Winston-Salem, and Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Grant, of Mocksville, were the Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. Marion Speas. Miss Delia Grant, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Grant, »was the week end guest of Mr. and Mrs. Speas. Frank Hobson, who has been very ill at his home near here, is improving rapidly at the prqgent time. The revival at Charity Baptist church near here closed Sunday afternoon after a week of excel lent services rendered by Rev. Mr. Smith, of Winston-Salem, who assisted Rev. E. C. Jordon in the meeting. It was stated that 17 new members were added. J. A. Frazier, young son of Mr. and Mrs. Tyre Frazier, was dan gerously injured last week when he was kicked by a mule on his father's farm. According to re ports, J. A., who owns a pony, was riding to head the mule which was loose, when he came THE ELKIN TRIBUNE, ELKIN, NORTH CAROLINA too close and was kicked in the face. He received bad lacerations and severe bruises about the face and around the right eye, but his condition at present is described as favorable. Mr. and Mrs. Watt Deal and daughter, Frances, spent the past week-end at Westfield visiting Mrs. Deal's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Jessup. The revival began a,t Boonville Baptist church Monday night with Dr. Ralph Herring, pastor of the First Baptist church in Win ston-Salem, conducting the ser 'vices. Mrs. Frank M. Woodhouse re turned recently from a visit of several days with relatives and friends at her former home at Bedford, Va. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Simmons, of Pilot Mountain, were the week end guests of Mrs. Simmons' par ents, Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Nor man. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Reinhardt, of Elkin, visited Mr. and Mrs. Allan Jessup recently. Messrs. Carl Martin, Clarence Caudle, Allan Trivette and Henry Reece left Boonville last Friday night for Marshalltown, lowa, and other nearby points to visit relatives and friends. They plan to be gone about ten days or two weeks. Mrs. Lonnie Stinson and son, Edwin, visited relatives here re cently. Mr. and Mrs. Nell Fletcher, of Monroe, arrived here Friday to visit Mr. Fletcher's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Fletcher. Sun day, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Key, ac companied by Mr. and Mrs. Neil Fletcher, left for a few days' trip over the scenic highway and through the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Misses Nancy and Pansy Ves tal, of Winston-Salem, spent last week with their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Vestal. They returned home with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Vestal. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Oakes, of Copeland, visited relatives and friends here the past week-end. Miss Cleo Dickson, of Silas Creek, visited her sister, Mrs. Al bert Martin, during the week end. Mrs. Clyde Baker is spending this week with her parents at Wagam, N. C. Mr. and Mrs. Eddice Carter, of Winston-Salem, visited Mr. and Mrs. Tom Baker and family this week. Miss Erma Hicks has returned to Washington, D. C., where she is spending the summer after vis iting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hicks, and Mr. and Mrs. Watt Deal. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Renegar and sons, Harold and Howard, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Norman left Sunday for Carolina Beach where they will vacation a few days. Miss Carmen Frye, who is pub- INSULATION I Elkin Lbr. & Mfg. Co. I "Everything to Build H Anything" J 11c achool music teacher in the Cherryville schools, Is spending this week in Greensboro. While there she will attend a conference of music teachers of the South to be held at N. C. C. W. ' - Miss Ruth Fletcher, of Raleigh, arrived here Monday to spend a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Fletcher. Jimmie Fletcher, her nephew, returned with her. He has been attending a Methodist camp near Raleigh. Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Evans, of Elkin, spent Sunday with their daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Fletch er. Mr. and Mrs. Allan Jessup had as their Sunday dinner guests, Mr. and Mrs. George Nicholson, of East Bend. Mrs. W. T. Myers and Mr. and Mrs. Frances Clingman, of Win ston-Salem, were the recent guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Shore. Miss Moey Brown spent the week-end with Miss Marie Fin ney. Miss Milton, of Virginia, is vis iting her sister, Mrs. C. O. Stan ley. Dr. and Mrs. Tula Stimpson and Miss Grace Brown, of Ra leigh, were the week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. V. B. Brown and family. Mr. and Mrs. James Williams, of Yadkinvilte, were the Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Shugart. BETHEL 1 It has been announced that 5 Rev. Gus Myers, of Cycle, will 1 preach here at Bethel church r next Sunday, July 28, at 11:00 o'clock a.m. A good congregation is expected. Miss Louise Morrison had as her guest last week-end Miss Louise Byrd, of Macedonia. Miss Mary Lou Mathis is con fined to her home with illness. Rev. A. J. Gilley assisted in a revival at a church in Surry county last week. Mr. Ntxson Caudill attended services at Bessie's Chapel near Dobson last week. Several from our community attended the dedication service held at Swan Creek last Sunday afternoon and the singing there in the evening. Little Miss Edna Mae Mathis visited her grandmother, Mrs. W. N. Weatherman, at Jonesville Jast week. Misses Elizabeth and Bernice Inscore, of Winston-Salem, visit ed their aunt and family here last week, Mrs. J. C. Hemric. Miss Elizabeth Hemric and her broth er, Paul, accompanied them r home to be their guests for a few * days. 1 D. S. Gilliam and Charles 1 Jones attended the home-coming 7 service at Island Ford church last Sunday afternoon. Grace Eskridge, little daughter : of Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Eskridge, has almost recovered from an ill ness. W. H. Jones was a business vis itor at Wilkesboro last Friday. The threshers are at the home of Mrs. Green and sons today. B. R. Pardue and brothers have combined over 1,100 bushels of ; small grain on their farms here. Mrs. J. B. Armstrong Is Honored Last Sunday at noon the mother, brothers and sisters with their families met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Armstrong, of Winston-Salem, who were at their country home for the week end, and honored Mrs. Armstrong with a dinner celebrating her birthday anniversary. Prev ious arrangements were made by her sister, Mrs. Louis Ferlazzo, of Winston-Salem, and her niece, Mrs. Seaman Dobbins, of Elkin, who were also spending the week end at the »home, therefore it came as a surprise to Mrs. Arm strong. Indiana Visitors Are Honored Mr. and Mrs. Nolen Reece, of Bluffton, Ind., Misses Ruth Reece and Mabel Stanley, of Hartford City, Ind., Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Kramer and Miss Roberta Reece, of Fort Wayne, Ind., who are here on a visit, were entertained by relatives at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Triplette with a picnic supper last Sunday evening at 5 o'clock. These are children and grand children of the late John Reece and Mary Kimmer Reece, who were natives of North Carolina, the former being a son of Mr. Jim Reece and Mrs. Etta Stroud Reece, hence they have many relatives here in the old North State to welcome them. A bountiful supper was served on tables in the 1 yard, and the children enjoyed toasting weiners over a bonfire that added to their feast. W. A- Stroud, of Wilkesboro, acted as master of ceremonies. The Yadkin Valley Quartet sang several. numbers for the happy gathering that numbered one hundred or more. He Gets Blame Caller—Who is the responsible man in this firm? Office Boy—l don't know who the responsible party is, but 'l'm the one who always gets the blame. i ■ - I II J | \ I ] P| J| ■ YOU KNOW THE LEADER IN TRUCK SAIES MUST BE THE LEADER IN TRUCK -they want to | make certain that they'll get the make and type of truck best suited to their business requirements. f tu ™edi n a marvelous ** thi eCOnom y re cor£ It is a significant fact that more, truck users I h*™ c ! early outlined in choose Chevrolet than any other make of truck I "Says t K entitled .. . because Chevrolet trucks could not have I booklet from ay ° tain thi « established their record of leadership in 1940 and J dea*i 1 maintained it for six out of the last eight years I writing toChev had it not been that Chevrolet trucks deliver I g|^ Mo,torDivi more dollar-for-dollar value than any other make. I Moti^Saiei All models and types of Chevrolet trucks may J General Motors I still be purchased at today's low price levels, so it I Michigan 6 *™ I*' 1 *' I would be wise to consider replacing some of your I I trucking equipment with new Chevrolets now. I / F-W Chevrolet Co. Phone 255 Elkin, N. C. * tmm—m— _ _____ \ corned everywhere. People like its clean taste t^ke refreshed feeling that fol mfijwjfljk j lows. When you buy your home sup plies always include a six-bottle carton refreshment at home. BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE COCA-COCA CO.-BY NORTH WILKESBORO COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY PHONE 32 NORTH WILKESBORO, N. C. Thursday, July 25, 1940

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