The Elkin tribune. (Elkin, N.C.) 191?-1969, December 05, 1940, Image 8
WILL CONSULT WITHMRMERS Farmers Seeking Information About Forest and Timber Problems 7 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 each condition. 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 I I IDOMT LOOK OLDER THAN YOUR ACII CHICK YOUR EYES NOW —HAVE A SCIENTIFIC EXAMINATION MAM MT DR. W. B. REEVES OPTOMETRIST Office Over Elk Theatre FOR ECONOMY 'AND PERFECT COOKING RESULTS YOU CAN'T BEAT A Home Enterprise RANGE For a gift for the home, or just because you've been needing a new range, you can't do better than a Home Enterprise. Why not come in and see these fine ranges and let us show you their many advantages. We'll take your old stove in as part payment. Ashley Wood Burning Heaters For warmth and comfort at a minimum of expense, an Ashley automatic wood burning heater is the answer. Come in and see these wonderful heaters. A size for every need. GIFT SUGGESTIONS BRIDGE SETS - OCCASIONAL TABLES FLOOR LAMPS BATTERY AND ELECTRIC RADIOS HOMEiFURNiTURE CO. Charles Jones Phone — Troy Church 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 higher level. 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. REPUBLICANS TAKE-OVER 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 tricts. 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 Republican. Walter Zachary, of Yadkinville, was named new county attorney to the board. He is chairman of the Republican executive com mittee. 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 Boonville. Arthur B. Warden, of near Yadkinville, was named keeper of the county home, succeeding James Bray. THE ELKIN TRIBUNE. ELKIN. NORTH CAROLINA More Free Movie Tickets to Be Given Away ■ ... Sp /, I Hep - BB t-,.. % jgto ' gsor "*"'" ;^jj^B^v I Hk- ar jf?fi%-_ Jj HIE • %Q| KB S • fl J» »• •. :•:• it 111 w Ife^ The three people pictured here were photographed by The Tribune photographer on Main street 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. SOCIETY 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. ——— 9 Miss Guyer and Mr. Hanks are Married Thursday 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 near Elkin. Mr. Hanks is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter W. Hanks of this city, and is employed with Elkin Dry Cleaners. Miss Hudson is Bride of Richard Byrd 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 ceremony. 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 company. 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 Married Thursday 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 ice. 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 baby's breath. 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 Hospital. 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. Tufts. Mr. and Mrs. Stinson spent a brief .honeymoon in Southern cities. 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- Neill. 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 civic beautificatlon. 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 holidays. The meeting closed with the club collect. 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 Men! You've Never Seen' Such J&,|| Suit Values jSSp One Lot Men's |>l f N rjr\ Suits, Values up H* I I ■■ww to $19.95 iV/ Choice of Any (IJI n fiH Man's Suit in Our I MMht Store, Values up 111 to $22.50 ....... . WL Final Clearance of All Fall and Early Fall Ready-to-Wear £j BICYCLE FREE! AsFATOpSTTORE ' Gifts at Belk ® for A " VISIT OBRTOYLAND! BASEMENT Belk-Doughton Company ELKIN, N. C. 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 YOU MUST SEE THESE W | AMAZING VALUES | | LADIES' WATCHES 'f Beautifully Made! 7 Jewels! || j As Tiny As a Dime! & I Yellow Gold Only! S ! ' ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL | !tu Tst Regular S I #*9 $19.50 Value j§ | LEONARD'S 1 j Next to P. O. - Jewelers Since 1893 - Elkin, N. C. ■ i 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. He Paid 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 replied. The U. S. has ordered 750 | bugles for the army.