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VOLUMN LXXV. - $1.50 per year in ?4YAnce LOUISBURG, N. CAROLINA FRIDAY, APRII* 14, 1944 (Eight Pages) NUMBER IO
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JUDGE W. C. HARRIS
Number of Cases Disposed
Of; Court Opened Tues
day After Recessing Mon
day For Easter Holiday
After officials, defendants and
witnesses had enjoyed a delight
ful Easter holiday Franklin Su
perior Court convened on Tues
day morning for the regular April
term for the trial of criminal
Hon. W. C. Harris, of Raleigh,
is presiding, and delivered a most
interesting charge to the grand
jury. The State is ably represen
ted by Solicitor W. Y. Bickett.
and the docket was taken up and
disposed of as follows:
Charlie Peppers was found
guilty of larceny from person,
given 12 months on roads. Ap
Norman Davis was found guil
ty of larceny from person and
given 18 months on roads.
Zollie Hayes entered plea of
guilty of house breaking and giv
en 6 months on roads.
George Mann plead guilty to
assault on a female and was giv
en 18 months on roads, suspen
ded for two years upon remain
ing of good behavior and paying
Early Thomas plead guilty to
assault with deadly weapon,
prayer for judgment was contin
ued upon payment of costs.
Cliff Crudup plead nolo conten-;
dere to a charge of assault on a
female and was given 12 months j
on Mads, suspended upon good,
behavior for 2 years and paying
Cliff Crudup plead nolo conten
dere to resisting officer, and giv
en 12 months on roads, and pay
a fine of $26.00, road sentence to
be suspended for 2 years under
the condition that defendant be
of good behavior and pay costs.
Sallie Cray Gilliam was grant
ed a divorce from Irvin Gilliam,
and was allotted the care of the
Dallas M. Stanton was granted
a divorce from Georgia M. Stan
Mary Murray was found guilty
of manslaughter, 2 - years at
Lorenza Debnam, on trial for
murder, being tried only on a
charge less than first degree.
During the progress of the trial
the defendant entered a plea of
guilty of manslaughter and was
given two years in State prison.
Mack A. Finch plead guilty to
temporary larceny of an automo
bile, and was placed on probation
and required to pay costs.
Court was still in progress as
this report closed.
The Grand Jury completed its
work on Wednesday and filed thei
Grand Jury Report
To Hon. W. C. Harris, Judge Pre
The Grand Jury for the April
1944 term of Franklin County
Superior Court respectfully re
turns and reports the following
as a true and accurate report of
the acts, activities and transac
tions of the Grand Jury for this
1. The Grand Jury has given
careful and true consideration all
bills of indictment and have pass
ed upon such bills to the best of
their judgment and with diligent
2. The Grand Jury visited the
common jail of Franklin County
and found the same to be in good
3. The Grand Jury visited the
county home and found the build
ing In good condition except
that water from shower bath was
leaking on floor and will cause
flooring to rot.
We found that there are only
two cows at the county home to
furnish milk for all of the In
mates (about 25 inmates)- one of
the cows is dry and there is only
one gallon of milk for all of the
Inmates dally. We recommend
that more cows be purchased and
more milk be given the Inmates.
4. The Grand Jury visited all
the public offices of the county
and bo far as the Grfend Jury was
able to ascertain, the same are
in excellent condition and prop
5. The financial condition of
the county was Inquired into and
it was reported to the Grand Jury
that the financial matters of the
county are being properly and
6. We investigated the town
jail and found It' to Be in good
7. We investigated the guar
dians bonds in the county and
were Informed by the Clerk of
the Superior Court that all ac
counts of fiduciaries are being
filed properly and promptly.
(. We investigated the re
EPSOM P. T. A.
J. IRA WELDON
ports filed by the magistrates of
Franklin County and And that
the following have llled proper
reports: W. C. Webb, H. A.
Faulkner, E. C. Perry, J. R,
Pearce, E. C. Crews, J. M. StalJ
lings, J. L. Palmer, the above
named have filed at this term.
The following magistrates have
failed to file reports due for this
term: Arthur Strickland. Harry
Rogers, L. O. Frazier, E. D. Par
rish, M. L. Fowler, T. W. Boone,
R. V. Harris, B. F. Wilder, C.
Haywood Harper, J. L. Foster, J.
P. Foster. We recommend that
the Clerk of Superior Court noti
fy these magistrates to file prop
The following Is a list of fines
paid to County of Franklin by all
magistrates during period be
tween July 1, 1943 and April 1,
W. C. Webb, J. P. $74.50
J. R. Pearce, J. P. 81.00
J M S tailings, J. P. 5.00
E. C. Crews, J. P. 15.00
E. C. Perry, J P. 20.00
George N. Stell. J. P. 7.00
E. D. Parrish, J. P. 5.00
T. W. Boone, J. P. 20.00
H. A. Faulkner, J. P. 5.00
Respectfully submitted, this
12 April, 1944.
F. M. AYSCUE, Foreman.
The following services have
been announced by Rev. if. S.
Cobey for St. Paul's Church for
the first Sunday after Easter.
Holy Communion ? 8:00 a. m.
The Church School and Bible
Class ? 9:45 a. m.
Morning Prayer and sermon ?
11:00 a. m.
Y. P. S. L.? -6:45 p. m.
The National Council of the
Episcopal Church announces a
broadcast on Sunday morning at
ten over the Columbia System
of a sermon by the Archbishop of
York, now visiting in this coun
Large crowds have attended
the services at the Baptist Church
thlB week. Dr. S. L. Blanton
has brought most inspiring mes
sages. The meeting will go
through Sunday. ?
The week day hours are 8:25
a. m. and 8:00 p. m.
The regular hours of worship
for Sunday are:
9:45 a. m. ? Bible School.
ll:00?a. m. ? Morning Worship.
8:00 p. m. ? Evening Worship.
One of the hardest shows to
get into In New York these days
is called "One Touch of Vejros,"
with music by Rudolph Ooehr. A
native of Germany, musician
Ooehr is also responsible for a
stirring new Infantry song . . .
Now he's been inducted Into the
Army . . . And1 where is he? . .
He's in the Infantry.
The biggest talkers are usual
ly the poorest listeners.
PROGRAM AT THIS
The following Is the program
at the Louisburg Theatre, begin
ning Saturday April 15:
Saturday ? Russell Hayden,
Dub Taylor and Bob Wills in 'The
Vigilantes Ride' and Ava Gard
ner and Dead End Kids in 'Ohosts
On The Loose.' Also 'Captain
Sunday ? Ann Miller, Larry
Parks, Joe Besser, The Vagabonds
Condos Bros, and Hal Mclntyre
and Band In 'Hey Rookie.'
Monday-Tuesday ? Greer Gar
son and Walter Pidgeon in
Wednesday ? Martha O'Drlscoli
and Noah Beery, Jr. In 'Week
Thursday-Friday ? Alfred' Hit
chcock's production of John
Steinbeck's 'Lifeboat' with Tal
lulah Bankhead, William Bendlx
and Walter Slovak. I
DARK AND WELDON RE
ELECTED TO SERVE
At a recent meeting of the Ep
som School Committee, which
consist of G. W. Eaves, J. Ira
Weldon and R. T. Renn, the
principal, Mr. D. J. Dark, was
highly commended for his most
efficient school organization and
activities for the year 1943-44,
and was unanimously re-elected
to serve another term.
Mr. Dark was also commend
ed for having u cooperative group
of teachers to work with him In
the Epsom unit.
Mr. J; T. Griffin, agricultural
teacher, was commended for his
work In the 4th War Loan Drive
and the current Red Cross Drive.
The cafeteria manager, Mrs. F.
B. Fuller, and her assistant, Mrs.
Tollie Foster, were highly prais
ed for the splendid way in which
they had operated the cafeteria
since the opening of school. J.
Ira Weldon was re-elected presi
dent P. T. A.
The committee was informed
by a letter from Wiley F. Mitch
ell, County Supt. of Schools, that
the Franklin County Board of
Education in the regular meeting
of April 3, 1944, re-elected J.
Ira Weldon to serve on the local
committee for another term of
three years. Mr. Weldon has
rendered a great deal of valuable
and unselfish service to the school
and community, as a committee
man, during the past ten years.
A treasurer's report showed
that the school committee had
given $9.00 to the cafeteria dur
ing the year, and that a balance
of $40.00 was on hand.
Several minor matters were
taken up and properly disposed
of during the meeting.
The committee organization for
the following year will be as
Chairman, Mr. J. Ira Weldon;
Secretary. Mr. G. W? Eaves;
Treasurer, Mr. R. T. Renn.
Allied Headquarters, Naples.
April 11. ? Allied artillery has
opened a new barrags against the
Continental and Des Roses hotels,
chief enemy strongholds inside
Cassino, while light enemy thrusts
in the mountains north of Cas
sino and on the Anzio beachhead
have been thrown back with sting
ing Nazi losses, it was disclosed
American and British guns al
so were hammering away at Ger
man attack concentrations south
of Cassino, and in an acceleration
of the steady aerial pounding oT
German communications RAW
Wellingtons early today blasted
the west coast ports of Plombino
and San Sterno. These small
harbors are stops on the Germans'
overnight supply run by coastal
craft from southern France.
Front dispatches said that the
Germans were so desperate for
manpower in Italy that they had
sent in some troops who has lost
toes from frostbite in Russia and
could march only with great dif
The new Allied barrage In Cas
sino possibly presaged a fourth
offensive in the Allied jinx town,
but there was as yet no news of
infantry operations. Fourteen
miles northeast of Cassino, the
Germans struck at two points on
newly captured Mt. Marrone. The
enemy was thrown back on both
SCRAP PAPER* DRIVE
The Home Economics Club has
recently sponsored a paper drive
for grades one through . seven.
The room which collects the most
paper was given an Easter egg
hunt Easter Monday. The fol
lowing is a list of the rooms
that participated and the amount
each room brought: j ,
Mrs. Lewis ? 3,274 lbs.
Miss Smithwlck ? 2,620 lbs.
Miss Lucas ? 2,553 lbs.
Mrs. Uzzell ? 2,132 lbs.
Miss Winston? 1,244 lbs.
Miss McGinnis^-870 lbs.
Mrs. Inscoe ? 795 lbs.
Miss Pavis ? 677 lbs.
Miss Jenkins ? 248 lbs.
Mrs. Perry ? 210 lbs.
The total amount collected was
Jacquelyn Word was chairman
of this paper drive and she did
a splendid job with the help of
a few ninth grade girls and eighth
The Home Ec club thanks each
room for the splendid coopera
tion and hard work.
If your son conges Mek from
England with an Oxford accent,
you can thank ? or blam*? the
Army Special Service Division in
Great Britain. Ten new lecture
courses in eight British Universi
ties have been open to soldiers on
furlough there. They may choose.i
among others, to attend Oxford,
Cambridge, Exeter, -or Edlnbor
- ?On Pay Day, Buy Bond*
RED CROSS WAR
Rev. A. Paul Ilagby Chair
man, states and yet a full
staten^ent 'cannot be nv>de.
There are still two districts to
hear fromr? these two having
had a late start. Surely we
shall be able to make a final
report In the next week's
TIMES. It appears, however,
that we 11 v?) fall 9100.00 short
of our 98,800.00 goal.
London, Wednesday, April 12.
? Red Army forces, smashing in
to The Crimea from two direc
tions, have captured the ancient
fortress city of Kerch in the east
and charged down more than 37
miles from the north to split the
isolated German divisions by tak
ing Dzhunkoi, crossroads of all
railroads on the battle-scarred
peninsula, Moscow announced
In southeastern Poland, Mos
cow annpunced that a German re
lief column has crashed into the
"Skala pocket" by capturing the
town of Bucsaca (Buchach), 36
miles west of Skala, thus par
tially breaking the Soviet ring of
steel flung around the remnants
of 15 Nazi divisions nine days
Nazis Doomed In Crimea
Two orders of the day from
Premier Josef Stalin and the reg
ular Moscow war bulletins an
nounced the resounding series of
triumphs in The Crimea where
two Russian armies, one newly
constituted nnder the Stalingrad
hero, Gen. Andrei Yeremenko,
have begun a general djive
against Nazi troops isolated by
the swift Russian surge westward
across the Ukraine and Romania.
Moscow dispatches said it was
estimated unofficially in the So
viet capital that eleven German
divisions ? 110.000 to 165,000
men- ? were facing death or sur
render in The Crimea.
Premier Stalin announced that
Geu. Yeremenko's new independ
ent coastal army ? fifth army to
be thrown Into the 39-day-old
Ukrainian offensive ? had captur
ed 2,500-year-old Kerch yester
day, the second time In this war
that city of 104,000 has been ro
won by the Red Army. Smash
ing westward, the independent
army then breached the powerful
German defense line across the
narrow Kerch peninsula and cap
tured more than forty towns and
settlements in advancing more
than 18 miles in one day.
To the northwest, Gen. Feodor
I. Tolbukhin's Fourth Ukrainian
Army was revealed to have bat
tered more than 37 miles south
ward in four days and captured
Dzhankoi and 60 other towns on
the northern side of the 10,000
square mile diamond-shaped pen
insula. The Fourth Army, ad
vancing across the Sivash Sea,
penetrated 15 miles into the
Crimea proper by taking Dzhan
koi and by winning the town of
Novo Ivanovka, 20 miles to the
northwest, outflanked the pow
erful German defense line across
the base of the Perekop isthmus,
northwestern overland gateway
to the Crimea.
The following registrants were
Inducted April 12th, 1944 ? all
Cameron Maltls Stalllngs.
Berry Patterson Holden, Jr.
William Wesley Ragland.
Leonard Elmo Dean.
Ronald Lythford Gay.
John Edward Allgood.
George Everett Phelps.
Wallace Barrett Perry.
Rommie Epp Catlette.
Willie David Strickland.
Julius Winston Wheeler.
James Harold Harper.
Preston Green Strother.
P. T. A. MEETING
The P. T. A. will hold its last
meeting Thursday, April 20th, at
3:30 in the Mills School auditor
Miss Marjorle Gardner's Home
Economics Class will present a
The Installation of the new of
ficers for the school year 1944
1946, Mrs. George Weaver, Presi
dent, Mrs. Clifford Hall, Vice
President, and Mrs. Hugh H. Per
ry, as Secretary and Treasurer#
will be part of the program.
Refreshments Will be served.
Mrs. P. L. O'Neal, Pres.
The FMfth Army has had moun
tains of clothing to dry in what
our Infantrymen wryly call "Sun
ny Italy," but the laundering job
is not quite as hard as it might
be. The Quartermaster there Is
using the local spaghetti-curinc
equipment which was once used
to dry Italian spaghetti to just
the right crispness for Mediteran
noan palates. V
[ The Board of Town Commis
sioners met in regular session
Friday, April 7th at 7:30 p. m.
A11 members of the Board were
The minutes ot the previous
meeting were approved by the
The monthly reports of the
Chief of Police, Tax Collector,
Supt. of the Light- & Water
Dept., and Town Clerk, were ap
proved by the Board.
The Board instructed Mr.
Pearce to make the best repairs
possible to the ditch in front of
Mr. Charlie Ford's home.
The matter of digging a well
at the Louisburg Cemetery was
referred to Mr. Cooper, who was
instructed to confer with the
County Health Officer and ascer
tain the State Laws governing
the digging of wells in cemeter
The Board authorized the con
struction of a driveway leading
into the residence of Mr. George
Cobb, and the construction of a
satisfactory drain ditch on the
West side of Tan Street.
The Board passed the follow
ing motion: "That the Chair
man of the Light & Water Com
mittee make changes in the shifts
of the plant engineers, in order
to relieve Mr. Herman on the 12
a. m. to 8 a. m. shift".
The following motion was pass
ed by the Board: "That the
Carolina Lumber Company be no
tified that unless it wires it's
plant and connects to the newly
constructed line to it's premises
within thirty days, the Town of
Louisburg will remove the line
in order to utilize the material
The Board approved a number
of invoices for payment.
There being no further busi
ness the meeting adjourned.
IAJUISBUKG GARDEN CLUB
Mrs. Ernest Furgurson was
hostess to the Louisburg Garden
Club at its April meeting on
Thursday, April 6. The President,
Mrs. E. S. Ford, directed the busi
ness of the afternoon, which con
Fisted of routine matters. For the
May meeting, it was decided to
begin at 4 o'clock. Mrs. F. L.
O'Neal was welcomed as a new
In keeping with the season, the
house was beautifully decorated
with spring flowers. The "Still
Life Picture" for the afternoon
was arranged by Mrs. Palmer and
combined the yellow and white of
daffodils and Jonquils with green
stalks, in a white bowl, to make
a charming ensemble.
Mrs. M. S. Davis described how
to successfully "Grow Columbines
from Seed," by starting the seed
in the fall in pans which should
be covered by glass through the
Winter, and transplanting into a
semi-shady place in the garden in
"Success With Spring Wildflow
ers" was discussed by Miss Lucy
Smithwick. She read descriptions
and showed colored pictures of
many of the local wildflowers.
Mrs. Furgurson read interest
ing articles about "Bird's Foot
Violets" and "Trillium".
Mrs. Palmer read two poems,
"Garden Plot" and "Maytime".
The President announced that,
for the May meeting, which would
be at her home, every member
was to bring an arrangement or
"picture", preferably one suitable
for a bedroom. The hostbss serv
ed delicious tea and cookies and
invited the guests to examine her
interesting collection of curios
brought by her son from India.
Officer Phelps reports captur
ing a 30-gallon steel drum still
outfit Wednesday night, on the
Stamps farm near Louisburg, and
destroyed 100 gallons sugar mash
and got two men, Gerald Fogg
and Lonnle McKnight, both col
ored. He was assisted by Patrol
man M. H. Bynum and officers
R. E. Neal and Dollle Pearce.
William Douglas Joyner, of
Louisburg, was graduated recent
ly from the Naval Air Training
Center at Pensacola, Fla., and
was commissioned an Ensign- in
the Navy. Ensign Joyner is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Joyner,
of Louisburg, Route 2. He was
a student at the U. S. Naval Pre
Flight School at Chapel Hill and
the Bunker Hill (Ind.) Naval Air
Base before receiving his ap
pointment as a Naval Air Cadet
at the "Annapolis of the Air."
Ensign Joyner is spending a
?few days at home with his par
ents before reporting back for
| The FRANKLIN TIMES la
I requested to state thai The
Tom Thumb wedding scheduled
for April 2 1st, 1044, has been
ml'wl off until further notice
Washington, April 11. ? Vice
President Wallace announced to
night he plans a trip to China in
the iate spring or early summer,
and aides said he would go on
official business as President
Roosevelt's personal representa
The projected trip, about which
Wallace gave no details In a brief
announcement. may possibly
mean the Vice-President will be
out of the country at the time
of the July 19 Democratic na
tional convention. He has given
every indication he plans to be a
candidate for renomination.
A 30-word announcement han
ded to newsmen by aides said
merely: "Vice-PreBident Wallace
hopes to visit Chungking some
time in late spring or early sum
mer. No definite plans have been
made and no additional details
are available at this time."
Wallace closeted himself from
reporters but a member of his
secretarial staff said the trip
would be made on official busi
ness, that the Vice-President
would represent the President
and that there was no doubt he
would confer with President Chi
ang Kai-Shek while in China's
The announcement came as a
surprise to most members of the
Senate, of which Wallace is the
presiding officer. It revived spec
ulation, however, about the pos
sibility that Wallace might be
left off the ticket if President
Roosevelt seeks a fourth term.
Grand Champion( at Rocky
Mount Livestock Show sold for
53 l-2c a pound bringing a total
of $524.30. This steer was ex
hibited by John B. Frazier o(
Nash County. The Reserve
Champion Steer was exhibited by
Q. S. Leonard. Louisburg. Route
4. He graded U. S. Prime and
sold for 39 l-2c a pound, weigh
ing 1024 pounds. According to
the Judge, the fattest steer in the
Show was the Third Place Steer
exhibited by George Leonard.
Louisburg, Route 4. George's
steer weighed 1022 pounds and
was placed third in the claus ot
52 fat steers. He also graded U.
5. Prime. Four other entries
from the Leonard farm including
two steers exhibited by Betsy
Leonard showed in the first elev
en places. One steer was exhib
ited by Sandy Tharrington, Jr.,
Louisburg, Route 1. He graded
in the top group and sold for 21c
a pound. The calf exhibited by
Sandy Tharrington, Jr. weighed
360 pounds when purchased and
was sold at a weight of 685
pounds after a five-month feed
ing period with a gain in excess
of two pounds for each day fed.
Where other factors were even
the larger steers with high finish
showed above the medium and
The contests between 4-H
Club Members is as keen as that
observed between different foot
ball, basket ball, and base ball
teams. 4-H Club boys are whole
heartily entering the contests in
the attempt to produce and show
the best animal. In order to ac
complish this, good animals must
he selected and properly fed which
are steps that assist in develop
ing our future livestock farmers.
This Show is resulting in in
creased production of livestock
for food and, therefore, contrib
utes towards the War Feed and
Food Production Program.
It was announced that the
Livestock Show in Rocky Mount
would be continued in 1945. Now
is the time for 4-H Club Mem
bers in Franklin County to make
plana to obtain early this Fall
steers to be fattened for the
1945 Show. Leading citizens
are being urged to assist in ob
taining additional 4-H Club Mem
bers to feed cattle that entries
from Franklin County may be
larger in 1945. The strong -sup
port given by livestock buyers
has made the production of fat
steers both educational and pro
Farmer friends! April is a
danger month for forest and
woods fires In the South. It is
the diity of every patriotic Amer
ican to prevent uncontrolled fires,
and his duty, also, to put out
fires that do get started. When
you see any unattended fire lp
the woods, get your neighbors to
help ydu put it out. Notify your
fire warden If you need more
help. Remember, every large
fire was once a small fire. Jlelp
save our wood for war.
There is an acute shortage of
most of the Important legume and
grass seeds. Any farmer who can
produce .these seeds is sure to be
able to make a profit from their
sale. The need is great for hay
and pasture for the increased
livestock population and many
farmers are harvesting crops
.uoutu be idii to piuuucti doetiti.
New Delhi, April 11. ? Hurled
back with sharp losses lit their
first direct assault on the Allied
base of Kohlma in eastern India,
Japanese invasion forces havei
swung around through the jun
gles north of the town and al
ready have planted snipers along
the 35-mile sapply highway be
tween Kohima and the station of
Dimapur on the American-opera
ted Bengal-Assam railway, it was
(A German Broadcast of Tokyo
dispatches said the Japanese bad
captured an "Important" Allied
base six miles north of Kohlma
and had severed the "Allied with
drawal route." The Kohima
Dimapur highway, to which the
broadcast presumably referred,
runs northwest from Kohlma ?
Honolulu, April 11. ? Admiral
Chester W. Nlmitz today testified
at a habeas corpus hearing that
"it is within Japanese capabili
ties to launch carrier-borne air
attacks and land commando or
espionage raiders on Hawaii des
pite all precautions."
Nlmitz and Lt. Gen. Robert C.
Richardson, commanding the Ha
waii Department, demanded re
tention of the present modified
martial law as vital to the secur
ity of these islands and Richard
"If we remove from the mili
tary governor the power given ,
him under martial law to carry
out his mission it will hinder the
Allied Headquarters, Southwest
Pacific, Wednesday, April 12. ?
Another phase of the Bismarck
Sea campaign neared a climax to
day as 40.000 Japanese, enmesh
ed by a relentless sea and air
blockade, retreated into the
northeast end of New Britain for
!a final stand around tottering
Within four months of the first
landing by American troops on
that^ strategic Island, Gen. Doug
las MacArthur announced that
the major portion of New Britain
was in Allied control and the foe
"in full retreat."
Japs Abandon Bases
American forces, pushing north
eastward along the coasts of the
Island since landings at the wes
tern end, found the enemy had
i abandoned Cape Hoskins and
!Gasmata. Hoskins, a supply and
fuel base. Is on the north-central
coast. Gasmata, an air base, is
almost directly across the Island
on the south coast.
U. D. C. MEETING
Another enjoyable meeting of
the Joseph J- Davis Chapter, U.
D. C., was held April 4, 1944,
with Mrs. Alice Uzzell hostess.
Business was discussed, and for
the program selections from the
Confederate Veteran were read
A sketch of the life of General
Leonidas Polk, C. S. A., from an
essay by Mrs. C. W. McMahon,
was read by Miss Sue T. Alston.
The South and "Uncle Tom's
Cabin," by Capt. W. W. Carnes
of Florida, read by Mrs. W. J.
Cooper. Beautiful music by Mrs.
Mills and Mrs. Uzzell. Mrs. Mills'
selections were "Beautiful Dream
er" and "The Rosary."
After the program a delicious
sweet course was served by the
MRS. C. M. HOWARD HOSTESS
The Edwin Fuller Club met
with Mrs. C. M. Howard on April
The club continued the study
of "A World at War." Mrs. B.
T. Holden gave an excellent talk
and paper on "Women Leaders in
our Auxiliary Forces." She show
ed pictures illustrating her talk.
Among them was a pathetic
scene in Sicily, showing a soldier
receiving blood plasma in a home
of small children and an old wo
Mrs. O. Y. Yarborough's cur
rent topic on Sir Arthur Tedder
showed his value to the war.
She also gave explanations of
Mrs. Howard had as special
guests Miss Nellie Martin, Mrs.
Mollie Beam and Mrs. Oorrell.
The hostess assisted by her sis
ter, Mrs. Hodges, served a delic
ious salad course followed by
home made candies.
Farmers if you grow ' timber,
trees suitable for lumber, palp
wood or other forest products,
remember your country needs
them. With invasion of the con
tinent near, forest- products are
now needed more than ever for
the war. Put your trees Into the
light. Tour State or Federal
Forester, war board chairman, or
county agent will see that you
get help in selecting the trees to
cut so as to leave your woodland
in a productive condition.
It is easy to And fault with
others and overlook oar own.
On Pay Day, Bar War Bonds?