JORO; N. C .TflURSnAV, FEB. 8, 1940 $t60 rNTHESTAI
mr OF THE STATE
^ Sbviet Gun$
^^•daM to t«
t' st«er«4 on nnotk'
(e achedule hu not
. 23, ot CMftr Moun-
r .kUWl tUa ior>nili« in
^^ocdident in th« Angnr
B«: OMttim. of ««9er Traasytmur
i^Obanty. TToilliu -with tiro
i odiMuionB mwinc horry tldM>ers
th« edce of a amaH ereek,
gaon wraa ^laaod baneath a
loc that forced him Into
"ike creek, and rolled on him.
atrlklas kie head and hodr-
RUSSIANS BOMB PRISONS
Halataki. m. 7.—Soriet Rub-
, ala% air fleet, in a tonr-hour raid
^almed at ^|^in« Pinnlih mor
ale, todar homhed a. prieon tun of
. t Rwaiiaa prieoners of war 'while
1^ hai' anaiee of the iethmug pound
ed asaln 'at the Mannerh^m line,
reokleee of losses -which Finnish
milltaiT oheerrers placed at 20,-
000 dead and wounded in the past
COULDN’T FIND GOD
Murphy, Fob. 7.—An official
search of Cherokee county for
I 6od resulted in the sheriff at-
he conld not 'be found.
An eccentric woman’s will left
part of her estate to God. In an
saj^Mtuor to settle the estate, a
‘ filed In court and God
named a party. On the aum-
lalflt the sheriff made the re-
C>anae: “After due and diligent
seMCh, God cannot be found in
^^!%a regular-meeting of the city
Mard ' of. ooiuniMteBers, eom-
~if iriiilrtiiii I I H. M.
pre^r>? with-Maytor R. T.
HcMIel i«aiil8t«g,' «as featured by
tha jppsarance of a delegatloa of
local clUsans which reeuested the
flHr f”* hn all-year^',
’The delegation which appeared
before the Ward represented
practically erery ci-ric oiphaisa-
tloa in the dty-, and after bearing
a number of the ciUSena on the "
sobject, the hoard took the mat
ter under conaideration and will
meet again next week at the call
of Mayor McNiel to try to work
out a proposition that will bS:
satlstamory to the adwooatea of
the playgronnd and fair offiotals
who hare the property leaMd for
two more years for two iteiAs lu
The board also took under ad-
rlsement the matter making
improremeats to the city’s sewer
age system and this subject will
also claim the attention of the
board at the meeting next week.
■The board emiiloyed Attorney
Harold Burke to represent the
city in the litigation brought by
Henry T. Blair against the city
and state for alleged damages
caused by the construction of the
new road to Elkin. Mr. Blair's
property is located in the north
ern part of the city.
The bogrd also pa'>sed a resolu
tion for the Greyhound lines
which Is petitioning for a fran
chise to operate buses over the
Blue Ridge Parkway.
Before adjournment, the board
transacted the uaital routine buslv;
To Meet On Feb. 17
A recent survey of local NYA
activities for the past five months
revealed a total of twenty-elx
boys and girls receiving private
employment. Mrs. Maude Miller,
Cifanty Supervlcor, said today
ouii«nric.oi, saiu luuu.j'. Following m a list Of exe
A^roximately two thirds of this committees for the various pro-
nstthor' would never have been
able to obtain the necessary ex
ftesM aal Mw spoil ef war firaa 'iho
I Inat. A Moeat Sevlet dl^tGh
tiff am aaa wi ■ awwuw^ W—- a i -
•seisrc var ea fMaad arteoa ttat uioairy iMorsBil al anndliaas aaterial t^ick *e had OMliaei.
WMsaro repsrto* is ha^ tataa great stoak ef aanauaWou aa* siher war ilMwi ftwBi ft* Hi
Dunocratk Committee Names
Ste YEAR FOR G. BL
NeiW Tork, f’ob. 7.—Big Gen
eral Motors corporation today re-
partoA-indlcaced not prorits of
$^,81,000 for the final three
.Jfc^of 1S89, eoual after pre-
*Med dMdende to 81.66 a com-
niJfn and the . largest eam-
Iqr any December quarter in
b|4)oyy. With the exception of
laae gnariler three yearn ear-
they wwo the biggest for
aay three months period rfnce the
Jana quarter of 1889.
HOUSE FILENG FEE $«
Web. 7.—'The attorney
fsmmid’s ^>Ulce jraled today that
candidate for the legislatare
shwSM pay a ?0 fWag f«»—1 Per
ceiri of the MOary for a session
of the general assembly. IT. S.
Pagw, 1»2» fopreeentatlve from
BtadOD county. . requested the
rulfac,- also held that
each candidate for a position paid
by fboa should pay a minimum
15 filiag fee, nnless the incum
bent received more than $500 in
the preeeedlng year. In that case,
Mio toe would' be I per cent of
that amount.' *
FAX I4ENS nLED
^ FA. 7.—The goT-
"tbday fUed Inctmae tax
ion, the apeotaeu-
■ who helped cre-
I and Btoctric syn-
q( hla relatlTes
orations he person-
The Uen against
j giab who oaee shrugg-
lold a aenate InyestlBat-
"you have me m
for 828i,»*7 rep-
I for 1*34 and
^ jfflaPIHWBT FINNS
wupport 5t>r Fln-
. Russia today with an
Hold Ladies’ Night
Banquet To Take Place At
Hotel Wilkes On Friday
Evening 7:30 P. M.
Ladles’ Night will be observed
by the local orders of Knights of
Pythlans and D. O. K. K. at Ho
tel Wilkes tomorrow evening at
7:30 o’clock. An Interesting pro
gram has been planned for the
The various committees In
charge of the Ladies’ Night event
are actively engaged in making
final plans for one of the most
enjoyable events of the season.
’The Pythlans and Dokies will
have as their guests their wives
and friends and a large num'ner
of people are expected to attend
the annual banquet affair.
Those wishing to make reser
vations may get In touch with W.
K. Sturdivant, Vaughn Jennings
and Presley Myers, members of
the attendance committee.
The program, committee, it is
understood, has planned a sur
prise program for the evening.
JUn Furluf io Sot
Date For Rfoat
Myers To Vacate
Will Continae To Oporate
Rooming and Boarding
Mrs. I. M. Myers, who has been
operating a rooming house in the
J. B. MoCoy property on B street,
will vacate the property the first
of the month, it waa> learned here
today. Mrs. Myera, however, will
eontinue to operate her rooming
and boarding house next door to
the E. L. Hart residence.
Mrs. Myers is giving up her
rooming house wl'.lch Is owned by
J. B. MoCoy so that the house
■may be tom down and the lot
graded for a new service station,
It is stated.
It is understood that MV. Mo-
.Ooy has leased or sold bis prop
erty to the Standard OU Oom-
iwaiy ae-a site for a new service
station. Work is expected to start
soon after the property ia vacated
by Mrs. Myers.
Whshihgton, Feb. 6—The Dem
ocrats chose Chicago, a center of
pro-third term activity, as their
1940 convention city todsur and
left it to National Chairman
James A. Farley to get the date,
(reeumably after he learns when
the Republicaae will meet.
Theee decisions were reached
dt an- excHed ai^ 'stJtoetlmes ^r--^
bnlent meeting of the party's na
tional committee, which saw
Houston, Texas, in Vice Presi
dent Garner’s o-wn state, vainly
offer 8200,000 for the conven
tion, 860,000 more than Chica
Chicago’s nearest competitor,
in fact, was Philadelphia, which
also offered 8160,000. For a mo
ment, It appeared that Philadel
phia might win, but then mem
bers from western elates who had
cast their votes for San Francis
co and, in some cases for Hous
ton, switched to the Illinois city.
Ttie final count was Chicago 48,
Philadelphia 38, Skn Francisco 7
and Houston 2. One of the last
t-wo votes was cast by Garner
After the meeting, Farley told
newspapermen that he under
stood President Roosevelt himself
favored taking the' convention to
Chicago. He .Indicated he would
announce the date for the big
party meeting after the Repub
lican national committee selects'
Its time and city at a meeting
here on February 16.
Chicago, the scene ot Presidenit
Roosevelt’s original preBidenttal
nomination in 1932', is also the
home of the powerful Kelly-Naah
Democratic organisation which
has taken a foremost position in
the move to draft Mr, Roosevelt
for an additional term.
Today’ll meeting -was. notable,
too, for a warm exchange of fe
licitations between Farley, who Is
widely regarded aa a presidential
Oeittnined on page 4)
Attend Dinner '*
' Greensboro, Feb. 6.—Worth D.
Henderson, Greensboro attorney
and chalranan of Guilford county
Republican executive committee,
has been named toastmaster for
the 11th annual IAucoIb ^y^dlur
ML u t..,. -
periehce had not the National
Tooth Administration provided
ITtere are five local work pro
jects in operatjon in Wilkes coun
ty at the present time giving em
ployment to one-hundred, seven
ty-five youths. Clerical, constmc-
tlon, wood-working shop, lunch
rooms and home making projects
offer work experience and train
The NYA deserves the sympa
thies and support of ail people
who desire to make the on-com
ing generation worthy and intel
ligent citizens of a great democ
racy—BO that we may have in
deed and truth, “Aimerica, the
Hioee In charge of making «r-
rangsments for attendance at the
Lincoln Day Dinner ^bi*^
be held In Greensboro Monday
night, February 19to, report^
Farm Loan Asso.
To Meet Feb. 24fb
Membera of the Moravian Na-
nlght. Februyy 1.^. wmor^ Loan -A.«ie*stlo»-^SihUlnnin; J. J.' Myers,
'today tmW»'-^%ii^wi»Wber wlU hold their annual meeting on retary; Milt Windsor and P
publicans from Wilkes county
will be present ■'■for the party’s
confab. Those not havlpg means
of transportation are requested
■to meet at the courthouse by
twelve o’clock noon on Monday
and a way will be 'provided.
If any RopublicaiC In the coun
ty desires any further informa--
tlon he is requested to get .■ in
toaoh with the committee com
posed of Paul Osborne, S. R.
Laws, Claude Kennedy, J. H.
Somers, and Max Fqpter.- _
' • A—;
Routine Buaineas Matters
Are Triwoiirtferff Sevewa
•. 'The bo«r4'.of county eoaimhH
sioners, compoeed- ot'if. F.-Ab-
aher^ chafir^^ W. R.
a^ mei 'Miinday at-
Several- persons were allowed
'help, as "f(dt*WB:. ilv ;P. NkhoW,
bt Millers CreA, 82;0>: Ben
iHiw, of North WlikeiBboro, 88-OD-
C. O, Poindexter, county uc-
oouutaat, was dfdewd 'to'^ relm-
but^ 'W. W.' GniilblU for penaS-
ttes over 8 per cent In North WU-
kei^o twniifei®. . , .
Tilie board ordered that tjie
office of conatable In Mulberry
I township be vacated.
day night, ^bruary 12, at King
Cotton hotel, with Senator Rob
ert A. Taft, of Ohio, as principal
’The dinner is spopaored each
year by the North Carolina Young
Rebublicans and the state presi
dent, 'Eidwln M. Stanley, ot
Greensboro, made the announce
ment of the selection of the toast-
’The Lincoln day dinner will
bring to:, a close two dhFa of Re
publican activities in the city. The
first session will be held Sunday
night at O. Henry hotel' when the
state execntive committee of the
Young Republicans meets. The
anon^ state convention of the
organtution will be jtiild .Monday
morning at O. Henry boteh
The North Carottpa Republi
can executive ccqunittes will meet
Monday afternoon at King- Cot
ton hotel -wbere the dtnnef‘"#lU
be held tiiat nllihYf"
Hr. Henderson, who also la
chainman ot the arrangements
committee for the d-tr 'cr, eald
reservations this year have brok
en all former records and are still
fKMirUig In. A record prowd Is ex
pected and mopajutidps are bo-
Ipg made to take oar*: of aA-*va«s-
flow crowd ■with a'poblle address
iMasle for the dlpnqr Wttl.. H
famished by the GiuAnhiMo cdo*
cert orcheetra and Mrs. H. E.
Armstrong, of Qreensboro^.
Bing a o5d nnh*ef. Idweatlwi
(Continued pn page four)
will bold their annual meeting on
Saturday, PAruary 24 th, at the
new Town Hall In North Wllkee-
horo. It is announced by Mr. P.
B. Dancy, President. •
At this meeting complete and
detailed reports of the asaocla-
Uoa’s operations for the past year
wfil be maiio by the secretary-
treasurer, Mr. O. H. Bracey, and
the other officers.
yhe meeting will also provide
the members with an opportunity genia Beshears, vice chidrmay;
to.el^.two directors for the en-
Preaiding at the meeting will
be Mr. P. E. Dancy, president,
who is also a member of tihe
board Of diyectors.
bare ot the board are B. L.
Johnson, Roaring River; B. C.
Price, Pores Knob; J. N. Gentry,
Donghton; and J. R. Eller, Pnr-
’The Moravian National Farm Walsh.
Loan Afleoclation Is a cooperative
organisation through which farm
ers obtain long-term farm loans
from the Federal Land Bank of
Mr. Dancy said that it was
hoped that every member , of the
association would 'be present at
the annual mMting.
Im Ckr Hallr Hour
Set 2 M.
J. A. RWuseeau, chairman, aai
C. O. McNlel, secretary, have liy -
sued a call for a meeting of the
county Democratic Execntive
Committee to meet on Satmrdv.
Febrnaiy 17th, at 2 p. m. in tlie
city hall in North Wllkesboro.
Following le a list of executive
cincts of the countv:
Antioch: T. M. .Insets, «hair-
man; Mrs. PArl Mathis, r vioe
chairman; Chester Mqjthto,,MetiK
tary; R. G. Mathis, J. 4."lKkrdaia
Beaver Creek: G. C.':' -Hrihs.
chalmun; Mrs. S. J. WWsk^4^
chalmiaa; T. W. Ferguson, sec
retary; R. c. Walsh, W, C. Mftt-
Boomer: e. T. Walsh, dutfr-
mah; 'Yirflala Lee Craft, vie#
chairman and secretary; Tom
Greer, Don Russel, and W.^.R,
BruAy Mountain; M. V. Rob
inson, chairman; Mrs. Christie
Tedder, vice chairman; C. J. Hea-
dren, secretary; Bill Terepaugh,
and H. R. Queen.
Edwards No. l: C. A. Burch
ett, chairman, Mrs. Marvin Walls,
vice chairman; Ralph Martin, sec
retary; Hobson Blacltburn and J.
A. Poplin. , „ .
Edwards No. 2; W. W. Hairia,
chairman; Mrs. W. K. Parks,
vice chairman; E. J. DarhaiPtAee-
retary; R. V. Garris end -*1W1,
Edwards No. 3: J. C. Newman,
chairman; .Mrs. A. . T. Gentry,
retary; Milt Windsor and P. I*.
Elk No. 1; Mrs. Dessie Burch-
ette, vice chairman; Dallas Trip
lett, secretary; W.” O. Bamstt
and Green Shell. t; -.
Elk No. 2; W. E. Horton,
chairman; 'Mrs. W. A. Proffft;
vice chairman; B, F. Welsh, eee-
retary; Philo ’Triplett and F. W.
JA’s Cabin No. 1: Mrs. Bn-
W. Church, secretary; Dv -F,
Beshears and H. L. Beahears.
JA’s Cabin No.'-2: Hill Ham
by, ohainman; Mrs. Judd Prof-
fit, vice chairman; Sam ’Triplett,
Other mem- secretary; Mose ’Thompson and
Lewis Pork: Bob Walsh, chair
man; Mrs. T. O. .Minton, vice
chairman; Conrad Jones, secre
tary; D. P. Shepherd and T. C.
‘ r ' ^r/,
Local Library To
Be Closed Fr^y
t: idin BasM Horton, llhguiaBr
ees that the loeal IMuy
closed tomorrour aftafttoon;
Intereating' Report Preabiited
At Animal MeqHiif Of
Much progreas tis# been made
in experimental work in apple
orchards In Wilkes tod. adjoining
counties, according to the report
read at the annnal meeting of
the Brushy Mountalit Fiuit Grow
ers by Carl E yajiDaman, who
ia In charge of toe aidjjle research
laboratory looatod near the
Wilkes - Ale; >tader county line.
Mr. YanDeman’s reporf, in fall, is
iBWMt aad Mmasat OaUfVt .
'Ibe -1*39 seoeon prsved to' be
a very satistactory ona tor ^ Aid-
ling moth life Mdtavy studies. A
total of sixty tveas .^ju. toivoreh
ards were scraped
'tmt May. More than six Umm»
these lirviito we’^ 'pldced lit small
rearing cageT. bung In trees 'ih
the same orchards in which they
were collected. Only Bye per cent
County Fire Waman avion
'-rTtplett, of Wllkflfi^, b«* *»-
Boy Scout Week ^
Woek Febroiury 8 Through
14th; DiaiilaiFs fai Stores
Of North Wflkeaboro
Boy fioont 1*10008 of the Wll-
ifiOros an observing the weA
Febpdary 8th throng the 14th
l^itfwal BOy Scout Week.'
TTtoop 88, orwhich^Isaac Duncan
In Scoutmaster, has placed at-
ftoetbte dlaplayB in the -windows
tf B^’s and North Wllkesboro
UndOr the directloh of the lo-
ijal Scout council and Scootmaet-
Lovelace: E. P. Inscore, chair
man; Miss Pansy Johnson, vlea
chairman; G. H. Hayes, secre
tary; Smith Johnson and Leonanl
Moravian f’alls: Joe Pearsoa.
chairman; Mrs. L. B. Walsh, vtoe
chairman; Cecil Howell, secre
tary; Sam Greer, Sam Pennal,
and Clarenn Gilreatb.
Mulberry No. 1: Mrs. Oimm-
Owens, vice ohairman; N. C. Van-
noy, F. P. ’Taylor, and Ira Sha-
Mutoeyry No. 2; Mrs. ' Glenat-'
Dhncy, vice chairman; W. S.
Brewer, E. M. Hutchinson, amd.
Thorman Adams. ^
New Castle: Mrs, Jamm Par-
due, Vice chairman; M. E Gray,
(Continued ea Page 8)
of the larvae died. Nearly half of|®“«* a Wf^hg ■ lirs nweh progress has been made
ittg the snnaner, 90 per cent of
theee within two and a half weeks
from the date they were put la
cages. Neariy 1600 larva* ate
overwintering in dagea and wHl
change to moths in the spring
The ton. orchards iji whicb life
kjstory sf«lle* -trarrimM4 during
to*. pMt qeason as*t
axd, :'Mf. Ittolman's,
uppw orAard naar H. ^.
of fibs -Br^k orchards, Jfer.
oil’s lUlAer and lower o
ntog February 1st , fitt - en
^ June 16th.
Permits may be itot^nad at; Services
the office of ClOrtt 0- 4^
from the county ftp* iwrden and
from the various td|nalil»
dons. - “ Proper
part of the peopj^y^.
reduce loee hj ttsr Tdu. will Be
At E|)iscopal Church
Serr^St will W held every Fri-;
Ti indrirati' iiitnir r ' st.
, V. Stewart In "cutijfe
Last Week Per ReasI ^
Builders Haa^g, .
Z. V. Stowart, eig^to 'diyki^'
engineer, returned • Fi^dv ***^^’
Chicago' where he Sttobded 4kr'
annual meeting of^tbe
Road Buflders’ AssoeiitfloB'^
met; in thsg city for