t«d *»rir * tHi*y t?»
locntlc ,coBTentlon‘i preW’
dnt'bret^tng nPraln«U6n to %
Itt-a r&dlo address to the cob-
TentiM, -the Chief BxeonttTo
streased the swift pace of foreign
erents as lafluenelng his decls>-
lon to accept the party’s call and
' attempt to shatter tradition.
Chicago Stadium.—Henry A.
Wallace of Iowa, new deal secre
tary of agriculture, was nominat
ed tor the vice presidency last
night by the Democratic national
^IpSblce of President Franklin
SjifoeoTelt, whose acceptance of a
tMdiUon - breahins third term
. nSmination tor the presidency
was eagerly awaited by the dele
gatee, Wallace’s selection at the
eighth convention session last
night completed the Democratic
ticket that will battle it out with
Wendell L. WlUkle and Senator
Charles h. McNary, Republican
Nosaination of the 51-year-old
Iowan, who was once a Republi
can, was by an overwhelming
Several others who were in the
^Enning for second place on the
flcket withdrew after word came
»m Secretary o f Commerce
,kpkln8’ hptel suite that the
_Alef Executive loked with favor
Oh' the farm member of his orig-
laal 1933 cabinet.
A huge segment of the Demo
cratic national convention, balk
ing at President Roosevelt’s
choice of Henry A. Wallace for
the vice presidency, loudly, wild
ly and lengthily applauded Paul
V. McNutt, federal secu^ty ad
ministrator, for that office.
And when McNutt, placed in
nomination against his will, came
trrward to withdraw his name, it
fort-rlghtly refused to let him
speak, begging and imploring him
to stay in the race.
~ Only when Senator Alben W.
Qgrkley of Kentucky, the conven
tion chairman, begged the crowd
to 'be auiet, reminding them that
the entire nation was listening,
would it lot McNutt proceed.
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and Thuira^^ NORTH WiLKiBSBORO. r MONDAY,
VOL. XX30H, Nq. PubUsheif Moi
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Foot Washing And
Son Gets Klot
Fl:om ,Fa4«c^]^ ♦
Announcement has been made
of the annual communion and
foot washing service to be held
at Bethany church SundsTi July
28. 11 a. m.
It has also been announced
that the rorlval will begin there
Sunday with the imstor. Rev. J.
S. Bryant, in charge. Rev. G. W.
Curry will assist the pastor and
all are invited to the setrlces,
which will continue for a week or
Over 21 Mil«s OiF Major
Lines Haw* Bean Rebaik
During Recant Months
North Wllkesboro branch of
the Duke Power company Is In
the midst of a vast program of
expansion which Includes a ,25
jper cent increase in mileage of
[rural lines and number of peo
ple In the county served with
During the past several months
the North Wllkesboro branch of
[the company has constructed 42
I miles of rural lines and has ap-
(proved 36 additional miles for
Prominent Local Citizen |cousW>iction. making an increase
^ j 1.1 A*. |Of about ono-fourth in mileage.
Died Saturday Night At
His Hmne In This City Jstructlon twenty-one and one-
• [half miles of lines in this city and
James, Edward Deans, a Pio- heading out to central rural com-
neer business man in North Wil-I munlties have been rebuilt to car-
kesboro, died at 9:15 Saturday greater loads. Defective poles
J. E. Deans, A
Is Taken By Death
night at his home on Ninth street.
He had been in ill health for five
years and critically ill since
He was 75 years o age. a son
were replaced and heavier wires
were strung to carry greater
The most recently constructed
rural line extension was into the
of the late Thomas and Mary ijj^yj^gadow community north of
Howell Deans, of Winton. He
came to North Wllkesboro from
Graham in 1894 and went Into
business, establishing what is
now the oldest retail establish
ment operating in this city. Deans
Mr. Deans was one of the city’s
most public spirited citizens and
throughout the history of North
Wllkesboro was keenly Interested
in .the progress of the town .-and
Hays, when ten miles makes
electric service available to al
most 100 families.
Is Perfected Here
Home From War
• — —
Berlin. — Goose-stepping Ger-
la troops returning from con
est of France to a wild victory
lebratlon yesterday were told
! Propaganda Minister Paul
serh Goebbels that “you have
st one more battle to win
en bells of peace will ring”
When the imminent invasion of
e British Isles brings its re-
,rd of a final Nazi triumph,
.ebbels said, then “Vte will
ild a better Europe."
The usual stern German mili-
ry discipline was broken during
e two and one-half hour parade
the 15 000 flower-bedecked
,rrs who captured 740.000
ench prisoners, according to
tetbels’ account of their valor.
Artillery General From ni,
eakir.g to the troops, promised
at many of them would be de-
5bilized and that the others
)uld have furlousihs ami “then
turn to finish the war.'
Preparatory to Adolf Hitler’s
omised assault on Britain, the
gh command reported waves of
istrnctive bombing attacks on
■itish* military bases, airfields,
ir indistries and ports In south-
n and central England Wednes-
people thronghout northwestern
He was married In 1901 to
Miss Pauline E. Elliot, who, with
three sons and one daughter, sur
vives. 'The children are: James
Elliot Deans, Dr. J. S. Deans, T.
R. Deans, of North Wllkesboro,
and Mrs. W. H. Kelly, of Tay
lorsville. Also surviving are two
grandchildren, Patsy Kelly and
Carolyn Deans, and one brother.
J. L. Deans, who resides at Dur
He was for several decades a
member of the North Wllkesboro
Methodist church and was a mem
ber of the North Wilkesboro
Masonic lodge. His pastor. Rev.
A. L. Aycock, assisted by a form
er pastor, Rev. R. B. Templeton,
conducted the funeral service at
the home this afternoon, four o’
clock, and burial was in Green
At a meeting of amateur base
ball pla.vers from six communities
Imgae wm perfected.
Dwight Nichols, news editor of
The Journal-Patriot, was elected
president of the league and the
managers of the six teams were
chosen as the board of directors.
A constitution and by laws were
adopted at the meeting and*ar-
rangements were made for the
^completion of the league schc-
I dule. which began several weeks
The six teams In the league
are Moravian Falls, ^iirlear. Rock
Creek. Clingman, *ff«phHl and
The league voted a 25-game
schedule, about half of which has
already been played.
Gen. B. C. Richardson Jr. is shown pinning the wings of a fnD.
Hedged V. S. army pUot on his son, Llent. B. C. BichardMii m, after
he graduated from the pilot training coarse at Kelly IGdd, Texas.
Lieutenant'Richardson is a West Pointer, class of 1939. He compleied
210 hours in the air and SOO bonri of ground Instmction to win his wings.' cash products. He also spoke of
■ the 4-H club work as a splendid
J^ B, S^>*9 Hward With
MnHi Interert By Chric
- 13ub Friday Noon
Snipes, who assumed dn-
tiesr>'ibis week as Wilkes county
^hlt tugent, told the North Wil-
‘kesboi^ Klwanls club at noon
F’^day, that “Lilme, Legumes and
LfyOstiock’’ is- a good slogan for
the farm program In Wilkes
Ho discussed lime, legumes and
livestock as the best means of
coaservation of soil and at the-
sanle 'time the best means for
turning grain and roughage into
4-H Club Picnic
Will Be Thursday
Offer To Close
Club Members To Enjoy Af-[ Morrison Pent Will Be Giv-
temoon At Pine Ridge
J. B. Snipes, Wilkes county
farm agent, has announced that
the annual 4-H club picnic will
he held at Pine Ridge picnic
grounds on the Wilkesboro-Mo-
ravlan Falls highway Thursday,
July 25, two to five o’clock.
All 4-H club members In the
county, except; those who find It
more convenient to go direct to
the picnic grounds, are asked to
turn to Wllkesboro about six
The membeta will carry lunch
for the picnic and a splendid pro
gram of recreational diversion
has been planned, assuring all
who attend of a pleasant after
V' ' .
A prayer service will be held
at City Blacksmith Shop on Fri
day night, July 26, 7:30. The
inuhllc has a cordial invitation to
en To Subscribers For
A Limited Time
Miss P,earl Bumgarner is vis
iting her sister, Mrs. C. M. Hart,
, ill Chattanooga, Tenn.
The Journal-Patriot today asks
that all subscribers who desire to
take advantage of the free foun
tain pen offer act immedthtely be
cause the offer must soon^be with
Many of these fine Morrison
pens have already been given to
subscribers for new and renewal
subscriptiona but the offer will be
continnsd for ik limited time.
means for creating Interest In a
farm pro'gram devoted to future
His address was received with
much interest and made a most
favorable impression on the club.
Mr. Snipes began work In
Wilkes on .Monday, July 15. The
county had teen without the
services of a county agent for the
past few months due to a dis
agreement between the county
commissioners and the state ex
tension service over an appoint
ment. This, however, reached an
end with the appointment of Mr.
Snlpea, who came to Wilkes from
Person county, where he served
five years as assistant agent.
O. F. McCrary, district exten
sion agent, also spoke briefly atj oj«j
Uie cltth meeting,. He saiik^th^
Wjlwet DemptiraU ^ .
Attorney W. H. McEtwee,, Sher
iff C, T. Doughton, J. S. RonaaoMa
and iW. A. UehWll have retunwdl
fkoni .CMimgo, where tiiey aitinod*
ed the nntiona] Demociiulc co*>
ventiOtt laat week. Attorney Me-
Ehrae wna the delegate from tlii*
By Federal Ju^e
Three Pix^ationa Revoked
By Judge Hayea; 2 Oth
er Sentences Begin
County All Stars
Will Play Local
Team On Sunday
One of the major baseball games
of the season here "Will be North
Wilkesboro versus an all star
team picked from the leaders in
the Wilkes County League, to be
played on Sunday afternoon,
Further news of the game,
along with tentative lineups for
both teams, is expected later this
ageHt^k ‘OTggai^ by the county
agent should produce crops a-
Mr. Snipes Joined the Kiwanis
club by transfer from Roxboro.
where he was a member. C. F.
Adamson also joined at the Fri
day meeting and was presented
with the Kiwanis button by Rev.
Announcement was made of
the directors’ meeting to be held
at Hotel Wilkes on TTlursday eve
Lawrence MGIer was a guest of
J. B. Carter and Ward Eshelman
was a guest of his father, P. W.
Eshelman, at Friday’s meeting.
Three probations were revok
ed and sentences of two other de
fendants were put into effect In
hearings held before Judge John
son J. Hayes at the federal court
building In Wllkesboro Saturday.
Walter Anderson, who was
fined fl.OOO at the May term and
placed on probation on condltiou
that the remaining $500 be paid
In July, told the court that he
was unable to pay the remaining
$500 and elected to take prison
punishment instead. He was sen
tenced to a year and a day in
Chlllleothe, Ohio, federal reform
Russel Brooks, Wilkes man
who was sentenced to a year and
a day in Chlllleothe at the former
term and the sentence was held
up pending a job, began his sen
tence Saturday by order of the
! nt Lyon’s probation was ro-
**• arotenesd $o
'to OHiner Adams when his pro
bation was revoked.
Probation in the case of Elmer
Dowell was revoked on recom
mendation of the probation officer
and be was sentenced to 18
months In the national training
school for boys. Dowell waa only
16 years of age when he wa»
placed on probation.
All of the cases heard by Judge
Hayes Saturday involved liquor
law violations and all the defend-
a^s .were residents of Wllken
TENNISSINGLES WINNERS AND R JNNERS-UP IN LIONS TOURNEY
g3rd Birthday Is
^ Celebrated Sunday
A most delightful affair wm
trthday 'dinner and family
m at the home of Mrs. W.
mUnson at East Bend Snn-
tt observance of Mrs. Tom
’s birthday anniversary.
; Tomlinson, mother o f
‘ g V., Frank and John
aaon, ot this city, is enjoy-
ned health despite her ad-
1 age and was much de-
d at the gathering ot her
en and other relatives Sun-
■ sons and daughters are:
J W Sullivan, of Wllming-
/elaware; Dr. F. N. Toml^-
oI Wluaton-Slalem; A
and John Tomllimon. of
Wllkeeboro: Maggie, Myr-
,aee and Walter ’Tomllneon,
St Bend: and B. H. TomUn-
»rho resides In Kentucky.
,e children were prer'nt ex-
5. H. Tomlinson.
and Mra. Ralph Tomlinson,
>rehead, Ky., ^ spent last
bere with Messrs. Frank
. V. Tomlinson.
R. J. Long, 80, Dies
Father Of E. M. Long
Reason Jones IjonR- 80, died at
his home. Winston-Salem. Route
1, Beck’s Baptist church com
munity, at 1:55 o’clock Friday
afternoon. He suffered a .stroke
Thursday night about 8 o’clock
and did not regain consciousness.
Mr. Long was born in Wilkes
county January 5. ISGO. the son
of the laje Daniel and Mary Han
dy Long. He was a carpenter and
farmer. He. lived in Wilkes coun
ty until 1919 when he moved to
Guilford county for a time. He
went to Forsyth county to live
abou.t 14 years ago. He was mar
ried to Miss Nancy A. Key April
8. 18SS. He was a member of
Crossroads Primitive Bap 11 s t
church, Wilkes county, for a
number of years.
Survivors include the widow;
three daughters, Mrs. Ruth Ben
nett, Winston-Salem: Mrs. Ethel
Caudill, Millers Creek, fnd Mrs.
Ina J. Lee, Winston-Salem: four
sons, Edwin M. Long, North
Wilkesboro; Arthur Long, Akron,
Ohio: George Long, Winston-
Salem. and John Long, Ellzabeth-
ton, Tenn.; 22 grandchildren;
two grreat-grandchlldren; and one
brother, S. Johnson Long, Dob
son, Rural Route.
The funeral was held Sunday
afternoon at Crossroads Primitive
Baptist church In Wilkes county.
Elder Ell Long waa in charge.
Burial was in the church grave
Claimed By Death
Funeral Service Held Sun
day For Well Known Re^
ident Of This City
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Wright, of
Union Grove^. were visitors in
Lhis eity Saturday.
Dr. William L. Bundy, a phVal-
clan of this city, just .wohldn’t
quit in the Uona ,^CWb te^a
tourney for Wllk§|9_^jji|pjiity.. »i»d.
staged an upset aftepMoh
by winning ov|^^6l^.^ajrwood,
of Wllkesboroi JBp .year’s cham
pion and first f^ed. ^
Garwood took the first set with
ease, 6-1, And Dr. Bundy came
back fast to take the second 6-8.
Garwood took thh third 6-4 and
Dr. Bundy edged ont in the fourth
and Garwood started a walkaway!
with the final set' by winning
first three gltmm But the gaino
physician ~^umfned -right 4n.4ii9re
and Jtiet wdoidh’t Im beatet, tak
ing five out of the last six games
to get the final set 6-4.
Previottriy on the Gwyn eeurt
Friday-afteruoon dimlttutlTe Mike
Wiilianu ontiHayei! Paul Halg-
wood to win the Junior singles ti
tle 6-a and 6-3. Mike piayed with
amazing' aceiiracy against the
larger opponent .and mixed a lot
of speed with hie aooorats shots
shown Dr. Wm. L, Bundy (left) and Albert Garwood,
an exciting match in the tennis men’s singles finals
Bundy winnttig over Garwoodt the defending champ. Above
is shown Paul Haigwood. congratulate Mike WilLapss (right) ju
nior champion. (Staff photos by Dwight Nichols).
- Lions club ofrciais srO *^«che- held.
duling the finals in the woman’s j Finalists in the men’s doublee,
siiiles, men’s doubles and m red whlph will be played on -ruesday
doubles and indicated,that some attwnoon, are Albert Garwood
of the matches wlU he ..played.and , B***f defe^lng
Tuesday i>n thb PHarsbn and nhamps, against Hniph Crawford
Qwyn courts. J. and Bill Brame. Margaret BWw
The tooroamentv ad' far *a# and franpes McdJsdll have emwg
b«^ hL been very sacpessful fd as fiimllststo 'J*
Funeral service was held Sun
day afternoon at the Presbyterian
church here for Mrs. Mollie Eller
McNeill, well known and highly
respected resident of this city
who died at her home on Trog-
don street Friday night.
Mrs. McNeill was apparently in
normal health until about five
o’clock Friday afternoon, when
she was stricken with a heart at
tack. Death occured at nine o’
She was 59 years of age, a
daughter of the late Jesse F. and
Mary Laxton Eller, of Wilkes
county. She was married to W. H.
.McNeill, who died about fifteen
years ago. and there are four sur
viving children: Frank, Frances,
Margar^ and Edward McNeill,
all of this city. Also surviving
are five brothers and two sisters:
E. E. Eller, North Wilkesboro: J.
A. Eller, Marion, Va.; Oscal P.
Eller, Hastings, Nebraska; Q. A.
Eller, Chilhowie, Va.; Ben H.
Eller, New Albany, Indiana; Mlsa
Ehnma Eller, North Wilk’jsiboro;
and Mrs. V. E. Kirk, State Col
Mrs. McNeill was a member of
the North Wilkesboro Presbyter
ian church. Her ipastor. Rev. W.
M. Cooper, assisted by Rev. Eu
gene Olive, conducted the funerul
service. Burial, was In Green
Wins One, Loses One
North 1 WUkeeboro baseball
taut won OT« BoouvlUe at
BoonvlUe SaturdSy by the score
of slz to two bat “tftopped tit#
been has been v«y roocemful ed as fiimlist. In women j^game to l^rUle at th.
yrtth a large number, of entrants In Stanwnda hero*''*eanday afti^
and omclala have been very weU. matq^ twABoth were,very
pleaaed with the toprOTement aatf we ll P*-Sy»*
flrat county-wfdajjii tourney waa will meet mcnet