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Farmers Seeking Information
About Forest and Timber
WILL GIVE ASSISTANCE
"Farmers are seeking informa
tion about their forest and timber
problems," says Mr. R. R. Smith
wick, County Agent. "And we are
in position to give farmers assis
tance," he further states.
Mr. Smithwick has arranged
with W. J. Barker, Assistant Ex
tension Forester, from State Col
lege to meet farmers and other
landowners at the county agent's
office on Wednesday afternoon,
December 11, from 2 to 4 o'clock.
Mr. Barker will discuss the Jortst
and timber problems brought in by
the individual landowner.
Many Surry county farmers have
areas of idle eroding land of dif
ferent soil types which should be
reclaimed by planting forest trees.
Mr. Barker will give information
on the kind of trees to plant under
different conditions and the
method of planting best suited to
Farmers will want information
on the matter of timber thinning
and management to produce the
greatest amount of timber of the
highest quality. Others may have
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market problems. The questions
of when to sell timber for the
greatest net return and what
-harvest or cutting system should
be followed are uppermost in the
minds of many timber owners
Just now while prices are at a
These are some of the problems
which Mr. Barker will discuss
with the farmers. Do not forget
the date— Wednesday afternoon,
December 11, from 2 to 4 o'clock,
at the county agent's office in
Dobson, North Carolina.
Yadkin Commissioners Name
Attorney, Tax Supervisor,
'County Home Head
Yadkinville, Dec. 3 Ray T.
Moore, former principal of Court
ney high school, was elected
chairman of the newly-elected
board of county commissioners at
the first meeting here yesterday.
This is the first five man board
ever to serve in Yadkin county
and was set up in a bill passed by
the 1939 session of the legislature,
members being elected by dis
Besides Moore, members are B.
H. Dinkins; D. A. Smitherman, of
East Bend; C. Q. Mathis, of
Jonesville, and J. W. Garner, of
Hamptonville. All are Republi
cans and succeed a board com
posed of two Democrats and one
Walter Zachary, of Yadkinville,
was named new county attorney
to the board. He is chairman of
the Republican executive com
Roy Pendry, of Deep Creek
township, was named new coun
ty accountant and tax supervisor.
He filed bond and began his
duties yesterday, succeeding
James P. Amburn, Democrat, of
Arthur B. Warden, of near
Yadkinville, was named keeper of
the county home, succeeding
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here. If they will call in person at The Tribune office each will be given two free tickets food for
admission to both the Lyric and Elk theatres.
Mrs. Segraves Honors Miss'
Powers at Party
Mrs. Dona Seagraves enter
tained at an enjoyable party at
her home at Hamptonville Tues
day, to honor Miss Bernice Pow
ers. Games and contests were
enjoyed, with prizes going to Mrs.
Ellen Johnson and Miss Helen
Martin. Refreshments were serv
ed during the afternoon, to the
twelve invited guests.
Miss Guyer and Mr. Hanks are
Miss Celia Guyer and William
Raymond Hanks, both of Elkin,
were married on Thanksgiving
Day at Pilot Mountain, with Rev.
John D. Smith officiating.
The bride wore a becoming dress
of wine wool with accessories of
black. She is a daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. W. W. Guyer, who reside
Mr. Hanks is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Walter W. Hanks of this
city, and is employed with Elkin
Miss Hudson is Bride of Richard
Miss Carol Louise Hudson and
Richard Byrd were married Thurs
day at the home of Rev. John D.
Smith in Pilot ( Mountain, with
Rev. Smith, a Retired Presbyterian
minister officiating, using the ring
For her wedding the bride wore
a dress of beige wool, with acces
sories of brown. She is the
youngest daughter of Mrs. John
B. Hudson and the late Mr. Hud
son of this city.
Mr. Byrd is the youngest son of
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Byrd also of
Elkin, and is employed with the
Central Electric and Telephone
Mr. and Mrs. Wall Entertain
at Thanksgiving Dinner
Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Wall enter
tained at 'dinner Thanksgiving
Day at their home on Ronda road
having as guests members of Mrs.
Wall's family, including her pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Sale,
■her brothers and sisters and their
families. Guests in addition to
the family were Rev. and Mrs. W.
J. Miller, James, Geraldine and
Kitty Miller, all of Mount Airy,
and Rev. and Mrs. Dwight B. Mul
lis of Jonesville. Covers were laid
for 18 at a long table centered
with fern and chrysanthemums.
At intervals along the table were
pumpkins and autumn fruits. A
turkey dinner was served.
Miss Popp and Mr. Crater are
Married Friday Evening
Of widespread interest is the
marriage of Miss Carolyn Popp
and Albert Myers Crater, both of
this city, which was solemnized
in a private Ceremony at the home
of Rev. R. L. West, pastor of the
Yadkinville Baptist church in Yad
kinville. Friday evening at 8
o'clock, "with Rev. West officiating,
using the ring ceremony of the
Baptist church. There were no
attendants, and only close friends
were present for the ceremony.
For her wedding the bride wore
a soldier blue wool dress with wine
accessories. Mrs. Crater is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George
Popp of Dante, Virginia. She was
educated in the Dante schools and
received her nurse's training at
Grace hospital, Morganton. For
the past eighteen months she has
been a, popular member of the
nursing staff of Hugh Chatham
Memorial Hospital here.
Mr. Crater is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. J. Lee Crater of Yadkinville.
He was educated in the Yadkin
ville school, Oak Ridge Military
Academy, and the University of
North Carolina. He is associated
with Chatham Manufacturing
company here, where he and his
bride will make their home.
Miss Clapp and Mr. Stinson are
Miss Mary Clapp of this city
and James Stinson of Banner
Elk were married in a beautiful
oandlelight ceremony Thursday
evening at 6:45 at the home of
Edgar Tufts, president of Lees-
Mcßae College at Banner Elk and
Mrs. Tufts, the latter a sister of
the bridegroom.* An improvised
altar wps arranged with roses
against a background of native
piAe. Dr. W. D. Malcom of Ban
ner Elk officiated, using the ring
ceremony. Only the immediate
families were present for the serv
The bride wore a becoming dress
of river blue alpaca, with a small
hat of the same shade. Her other
accessories were of black, except
her ploves, which were of natural
doeskin. Her bridal bouquet was
of talisman roses, sweet peas and
Mrs. Stinson is a daughter of
Rev. and Mrs. T. W. Clapp of
Plumtree. She was educated at
Montreat College, Kings Business
school and Lees-Mcßae College.
For the past several months she
has been a member of the office
staff of Hugh Chatham Memorial
Mr. Stinson is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. F. H. Stinson of Spruce
Pine. He was educated at Lees-
Mcßae college and Is postmaster
at Banner Elk.
Following the ceremony the
wedding gufests were entertained
at a buffet supper by Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Stinson spent a
brief .honeymoon in Southern
Woman's Club Meets Tuesday Af
ternoon for Open Session
The open meeting of the Wo
man's -club was held Tuesday af
ternoon at Hotel Elkin, with a
Splendid attendance. Mrs. R. C.
Freeman, club president, presided
over the meeting.
Dr. P. H. Gwynn, head of the
department of education and
teacher of sociology at Davidson
College, who was scheduled to
address the meeting, was unable
to attend, due to illness.
The program was presented by
the Junior Department, under
the direction of Mrs. Van W. Dil
lon, Jr., and consisted of a group
of Christmas musical numbers by
Miss Peggy Royall, piano soloist,
and a quartette composed of Mrs.
E. G. Click, Mrs. Roscoe Poplin,
Mrs. E. C. James and Miss Fran
ces Alexander. The concluding
feature was a Christmas story,
read by Miss Minnie Ruth Mc-
During the business session
Mrs. Carl Polndexter, chairman
of the 1 Town Beautiful committee,
which is sponsoring a clean-up
program, outlined plans for the
improvement of the public play
ground, the cemetery and the
planting of shrubs and bulbs for
Plans were also made for the
annual remembrances to inmates
of the county home and for the
Christmas lighting contest. This
year prizes will be awarded for
both indoor and outdoor decora
tions. The indoor prizes will be
awarded for the prettiest mantel
and the most attractive table and
two prizes will ty awarded for
the general outdoor appearance
of homes. Those desiring to en
ter for the indoor contests are
asked to notify Mrs. P. M. Greene.
Judging will-be made on the ev
ening of December 23.
It was announced that the
Junior Department would spon
sor a Christmas dance again this
year, to be held sometime during
The meeting closed with the
Funerals Held for
Two Crash Victims
(Continued from Page One)
time to avoid the crash, which al
most demolished both cars.
Miss Mason received a broken
right leg and broken right arm,
two long cuts on the forehead
and many other smaller injuries.
It required 127 stitches to sew up
her wounds. She lived about 24
hours after the accident. She
was a popular member of the
younger set of that section and
graduated from West Yadkin
high school last spring. She is a
daughter of David Mason and
Mrs. Maude Renegar Mason. She
was a member of Hunting Creek
Friends church. Survivors in
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elude the parents, pne brother, J.
D. Mason, two sisters, Miss Kath
aleen Mason and \ Mrs. Vander
Williams, all of Hamptonvllle.
Funeral services for Miss Ma
son were held Sunday afternoon
at 2:30 o'clock at New Hope Bap
tist church. Rev. G. W. Edger
ton and Rev. David Day conduct
ed the services. Burial followed
in the church cemetery. A large
crowd of sorrowing friends at
tended the funeral rites Sunday.
Young Wishon, the second vic
tim of the accident to die, was a
son of Ezra Wishon and battle
Reavis Wishon. He was born
September 5, 1923. He was a
member of Flat Rock Baptist
church. Besides the parents, sur
vivors include two brothers, Earl
and Ray Wishon, and two sisters,
Misses Annie V. and Eugenia
Wishon, all of Hamptonvllle.
Funeral services for Mr. Wish
on were held at Branon Friends
church Monday afternoon, with
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Thursday, December 5, 1940 .
Rev. Grady White, Rev. E. G.
Key, Rev. Mrs. E. O. Key, Rev.
Mrs. Milner A. Cox and Rev. J.
H. Green conducting the services.
Burial followed in the church
cemetery. A large crowd
ed the funeral.
The death of these two people
brings the total number killed in
Yadkin county to eight,
which is two more than were
killed in 1039 and three more
than in 1938.
The Chicagoan was calling Mil
waukee and was told that the
charge would be a dollar.
A dollar for that distance.
Why, I can get hell for less than
that," he stormed.
"Yes, but Milwaukee Is outside
of the city limits," the operator
The U. S. has ordered 750
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