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VOL. No. XXX. No. 5
News of Jonesville
Miss Virginia Lineberry, Editor
Miss Lorene Osborne, Mrs. Max
Anthony and son, Staley, spent
Tuesday and Wednesday In Win
Mrs. Bradford Paw, of Hickory,
spent last week here with Mr.
Jack Osborne and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Alexan
der, Mr. and Mrs. Gil Carter, Miss
Ici Wilmoth and Mr. Rufus Wil
moth spent Friday in Winston-
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Poindexter,
of East Bend, spent the week-end
here in the home of Mr. Jack
Mr. and Mrs. Errol Berry and
Mrs. P. H. Underwood spent
Tuesday in Winston-Salem.
Rogers Electric Shoe Shop
WmiStOI GREYHOUND TERMINAL
"Will Make the Ideal Gift for the Home
OTHER FINE SUGGESTIONS
NATURAL FINISH CEDAR CHESTS
OCCASIONAL CHAIRS AND TABLES *
ELECTRIC AND BATTERY RADIOS
Home Furniture Co.
Chas. Jones Phone 180 Troy Church
THE ELKIN TRIBUNE
Mr. and Mrs. Gray Brown and
daughter, Sandra, of Burlington,
spent Monday and Tuesday here
with Mrs. Tat Davis.
Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Lineberry
had as their dinner guests Sun
day, rAr. and Mrs. Delos Under
wood and son, Tony, Rev. and
Mrs. Raymond Connell and Mrs.
P. H. Underwood.
Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Hanks
and Misses Levada and Eartie
Hanks were the dinner guests of
their father, Mr. J. S. Hanks, of
Mr. and Mrs. Niley Love and
son, Kenneth, of North Wilkes
boro, were the Sunday afternoon
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Z. B. Mar
Mr. and Mrs. Delos Underwood
and son, Tony, Mrs. P. H. Under
wood and Mr. and Mrs. F. A.
Lineberry spent Sunday after
noon in the home of Mr. Henry
Freeze, of Winston-Salem.
Mrs. Dewey Helton and daugh
ter, Anita, of Fayetteville, arriv
ed here Sunday night to spend
the Christmas holidays here with
friends and relatives.
" Miss Hilda Gae Renegar, stu
dent at W. C. U. N. C., Greens
boro, spent the week-end here
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. V.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hampton
and Miss Angell Hampton spent
Saturday in Winston-Salem.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe "Paris, of West
Yadkin, visited here Sunday.
Mr. Robert Martin spent Sun
day in North Wilkesboro.
Mr. ihd Mrs. Roy Hampton
visited Mrs. Goforth, who is a pa
tient at Davis hospital, States
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Chappell
and daughter, Dorethea, and Mr.
and Mrs. Wilmoth Swaim spent
Sunday in Greensboro.
Mrs. Robert Apperson, Mrs. J.
C. Chappell and daughter, Dore
thea, and Misses Erlene and Eve
lyn Mayberry spent Saturday In
The annual Week of Prayer
will be observed Thursday night
at the Baptist church. All Y. W.
A., G. A., R. A. members and
missionary circles are urged to
attend. The G. A. members will
present an interesting program.
Mozart Club Meets Wednesday
The Mozart Music club, direct
ed by Mrs. Ivry Johnson, met
Wednesday afternoon at her
home for their first meeting.
They organized just recently.
Miss Marian Grace presented
an interesting program which
consisted of musical illustrations.
During the business period
routine business was transacted.
The motto, "Be Sharp, Be Na
tural," and the colors, blue and
gold, were decided upon.
Refreshments were served to
the following members: Betty
Jean Pardue, Marian Groce, Bet
ty Mae Hemric, Patsy Stroud,
Bobby Pardue, Mary Windsor,
Mildred Vestal, Sara Lou Reece,
Gerry Burgess, Edith Johnson,
Peggy Morrison, Vena Shore, and
the hostess, Mrs. Johnson.
Delia Woodhouse Circle Meets
The Delia Woodhouse circle of
the Baptist church met Tuesday
evening at the home of Mrs. W.
I. Shugart, with one new member
and three visitors present.
Miss Bertha Adams was in
charge of the devotionals. Mrs.
D. G. Reece was in charge of the
program, "Pressing on Through
Difficulties," and was assisted by
Mesdames F. A. Lineberry, Will
Holcomb, John Arnold and Miss
Bertha Adams. The latter and
Mrs. Ray Smith rendered a duet,
"Joy to the World."
Mrs. Will Holcomb, president,
presided during the business pe
riod. Mrs. D. R. Casstevens, gen
eral president over both circles,
was present and gave an interest
Refreshments were served dur
ing the social hour.
"Uncle" Peter Harris
Dies at Boonville
Peter L. Harris, widely known
colored man of near Boonville died'
at his home Friday after a critical
illness of five days. He would have
been 95 years old had he lived six
"Uncle Peter" as he was known
was born in Stokes county but had
spent most of his life in Yadkin.
He was a body guard for Capt.
Hickerson of near Jonesville dur
ing the civil wad and was on the
pension rolls of the state, his last
check arriving the day before he
died. Following the civil war he
taught school in this county for 55
years. He belonged to the old
type of colored person and liked
to mingle with his white friends.
He was the father of nine
children, all living. They are E.
0., Gray and Peter, Jr., of Boon
ville; Annie, a teacher at Elkin;
Gertrude Fulton, Durham; Ben
jamin of Jersey City; Harvey of
Boston; Merlia Brewington of
Durham; Lula Schoolar a teacher
He was buried at Boonville Sun
day afternoon after the funeral
was held at the Boonville colored
Mrs. Carrie A. Cummings, 57,
was claimed by death at her home
near Boonvllle Saturday. She
was the wife of Thomas .C. Cum
mings and a daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. W. F. Patton.
Survivors include eight children,
Taft and Richard Cummings and
Miss Jettie Cummings of Boon
vllle; Gaither of Independance,
Va.; Gorrel of Eastern North Car
olina; Raymond of Walnut Cove;
Glenn of Port Bragg; Mrs. Carrie
May Masten of Elkin; two broth
ers, William Patton of Pilot
Mountain; and Gorden Patton of
Jonesville; two sisters, Mrs. Aman
tha Shore of Jonesville and Mrs.
Tilda Barber of Rusk.
She was a member of Cool
Springs Baptist church. The
funeral was held Monday at
Boonville Baptist church with
Rev. Eli Jordan in charge. Burial
was in the church cemetery*
ELKIN, N. C., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1940
W. A. CHURCH
Suffers Heart Attack at His
Place of Business on N.
FUNERAL HELD MONDAY
Wiley Ambrose Church, 50, died
Sunday afternoon about 3:30 as
he was being placed in an ambu
lance to be taken to the local
hospital for treatment for a heart
attack which he suffered a few
minutes previously at his cafe on
Bridge street. He had been suf
fering from a heart ailment for
He was a son of the late Mr.
and Mrs. L. B. Church, of Wilkes
county, and moved to Elkin only
a few weeks ago to engage in
business after several years of
residence in Winston-Salem.
He was twice married, and both
of his wives preceded him in
death. He is survived by two
daughters of the first marriage.
Six brothers, R. L. Church, of
Elkin; J. B. Church, Roaring
River; C. W. Church, Millers
Creek; E. E., A. M. and Lafayette
Church, of Winston-Salem, also
Funeral services were held
Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock
from Pleasant Home church in
Wilkes county. Interment was in
the family plot in the church
INFANT LASTER CHILD
PASSES AWAY MONDAY
Minnie Lou Laster, small
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Laster, of Ronda, passed away
Monday afternoon at the local
hospital from a serious illness of
several weeks. In addition to her
parents she is survived by a
younger brother, Billy, her par
ents and her paternal and ma
ternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
Clifton Laster, of Ronda, and Mr.
and Mrs. Santford Sparks, of
Funeral services were held
Tuesday at Little Elkin Baptist
TO PRESENT PLAY
A play, "The Eighteen Carat
Boob," will be presented Saturday
evening, December 14, at 7:30, by
the senior class of Traphill high
school. The play, a three-act
comedy-drama, promises an ev
ening of delightful entertainment'.
The cast is composed of members
of the senior class.
A small admission fee will be
charged. The public is invited.
A longe range procurement
program for the purchase of
meats to meet demands of the 1,-
400,000 men who will soon be un
der arms or training is being de
veloped by the National Defense
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