y:- ti /f-.
^ *8.—PoMo-wln* a
"> looK Abate with Relehfuebrer
Adolf Hitler, Marshal Hermann
'Wtlh^(iVOoerlng has now agreed
^ te laMch a full-scale attack on
Bogland In the middle of August,
Reuter's (British) news agency
reported In a dispatch from An
The agency declared that alleg
ed dtftefenoee of opinion among
members o f Hitler's General
Staff, frequently reported In the
past, hare been smoothid over.
Hitler and his aides recognise.
Ranter’s declared, that the attack
will be a-costly one.'
Tremendous German casualties
are anticipated, the agency said.
Reuter’s said: ' *
“HospiUls are being'* prepared
In Western Germany for care of
the wounded, and doctors and
nurses are bblng drafted from
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VOL. XXXin,'‘No: sr^ftiiUahed Me
to America's ’ H
London, July 28.—The Air
Ministry and the Ministry of
Home Security announced today
that one person was killed dur-
ag" German bombings of the
Vltlsh Islea during the night.
Later unOTficlal reports said
^one man and one woman had
en killed and several persons
^ured by bombs In Southeastern
The communique said:
“There was . some enemy ac-
itvity around our coasts during
the night. Bombs were dropped
at several places in Southeast
“One house was wrecked and
others were damaged. The num
ber of casualties was small. One
person was killed.
“Bombs also were dropped at
isolated points in Southwest Eng
land, Wales and Northeast Scot
land, causing only minor damage.
The only casualty reported in
these areas is one person slightly
“An enemy bomber was
brought down off the southeast
coast shortly before midnight.’’
Manning coast defcM* gww will be one of the Important mUitery operations In the new defense pngram
of the Cnlted States. Membm *f the 2#7th coast artillery of New Ifork are shown receiving instructions in
their duties. A number of regiments of Uie National Guard, partienlarly along the Atlantic seaboard, are
being transformed In^ coast artillery units. They will be trained to repel attacks coming from either the sea
•r the air. Regular army ccut defense units are likewise being expanded.
Singing Will Be|
Held August 4th!
Will Be Held In WilkeiWo!
At School And Two
Berlin. July 28.—Ado’.f Hitler
and Benito Mussolini, conferring
today with Balkan statesmen on
* the Axis Pow( rs’ plans for a new
V-,agdT.te.--'3oi thoasterw WnropB. [aimrelr and-
do not propose to eatabllsh their
will arbltrarllr In the Balkans,
according to the authoritative
The publication, issued under
Nazi Foreign Office auspices,
said the Axis “doubtless” coild
be arbitrary, but was disposed
to cooperate to an extent cor
responding to the Balkan nations
expressed desire for “natural,
-^Asting freedom and orderly rela-
otms to one another."
May Open 26th
Northwestern North Carolina
Singing convention will be held
at three places in Wllkesboro on
Sunday, August 4, according to
an announcement Issued here to
The singing will be held In the
school auditorium. In the Baptist
Singing will begin In the school
auditorium at ten a. m. and In
both churches at one p. ra. J. A.
Gilliam will preside in the school
tuilding. Wm. A. Stroud at the
Baptist church and F. J. McDuf
fie at the Methodist church.
A cordial invitation has been
publicly extended for all persons
who render gospel music and all
who desire to listen to attend the
Betliany church, 1 coated on
North 'Wllkesboro route two,
wius totally destroyed by fire
on Wednesday afternoon.
’Tlie fire wa-s said to have
■'riglnated from lightning
which hit the church building
Wednesday afternoon during
Bn electric storm.
Revival services were In
progress at the church during
the week bnt the church was
empty at the time of the
G(km1 Address At
I Rev. Treeiy Collins Speaks
On Subject Of “Conser
vation Of Emotions”
To Cut Off Water
Part Of Wilkesboro
Tuesday, 6 P. M.
Is Tentative Date Set
County School Authori
ties For Opening
_ ; Wilkes-boro town officials an-
nounced today that the water In
Class From Masonic Orphan
age To Give Concert At
Officials of North WilkcRbo’'>
Masonic lodve number 407 said
today that they are expecting that
a large crowd will be present at
the North 'Wilkesboro school au
ditorium on Mondav night, Au
gust 5. to hear a concert by a
class of children from the Ma
sonic orphanage at Oxford.
The program will consist of
recitatlon.R', songs, pagean's and
patriotic drills and will be very
North Wllkesboro Kiwanis
club enjoyed a splendid meeting
Friday noon, featured by an ad
dress by Rev. 'Freely Collins, of
I Durham, v
i Prior to the program the club
[voted to accept an Invitation from
Carl K. VanDeman, orchard spec-
ialistj^ tot'-, the club to attend the
lieu of the Friday noon lunch
Hill Carlton, Jr., announced a
plan for the raising of funds for
the Boy Scouts and urged the
Kiwanlans to participate.
Program Chairman A. H. Cas
ey Introduced Rev. 'Treeiy Col-
Fsatiig prandly at the Bestoo.
ltaas.1 GenenU hospital b Mrs. Ter-
BeB GoBies, ax 1 her first bon, a
twby glri. The Infant’s dsd is tamed
Gomes of the New ToA
'Of Driving Under Infh^
" eilca Of liquor
MilM By.CJdnlNiet .
Oonstmetion of apprulmBtely
five mllee of htghirfif^ IY8 Rlld
begun, It was leenfeS tqdeg troin
the highway dlvMon etflee herb.
The ttve-mile "project which
which has been started eaJls tor
grading and crushed stone sur
facing on the route between
Brown’s Ford and Goshen on the.
'Tke work is being carried out
by means of a WPA highway pro
Highway Comraissioner J. G.
Hackett explained that the sec
tion -between Wilkesboro and
Brown’s Ford, a dstAnce of about I
three miles, will be constructed
as a regular highway project ana
bids will be asked as soon as the
survey can be completed.
Highway 268 route west of
Wllkesboro follows the valley of
the Yadkin 'Valley all the way to
Caldwell county, traversing one
of the best farming sections In
this part of the state.
The communities have long
been In need of a modern high- Fairgrounds and building here
way. The present dirt road Is nar- are being placeu In condition for ' man is charged with manslaugh-
Fair Under Way
Will Be Held September 10-
14; $2,000 In Csish Pre
(derating car while IntoxicBted
hr: Itw- moot predomhiairt chaimw
6tf th'C CalCndiw for-tlie~'iLngnC
toriii of 'WflkSs tupeiior court ti»>
aonroae ob Mondey, August t,
with Judge Allen'O'^n. of Rsfdo-
Elxamlnation of the docket;
which has been released by C.
C. Hayes, clerk of court, show*
that there are thirty cases cal
endared In which drunk drivlaw
Larceny, housebreaking, recetr-
ing stolen goods and other form*-
of thievery combined usually lead
the charges In the calendar but
there are only 20 cases in which
^some form of larceny or robbery
is charged and about the samo
number for assaiult and assault
I with deadly; weapon.
Fifteen cases contain charge of
violation of the state prohibitiOB
There are four murder casea
calendared and one tor man
slaughter. Nathan Tharpe. Buster
Staley, Ed Johnson ^nd J. C.
Drug are the defendants in the
murder cases while Howard Nbt^
constructed and hardsurfaced
few years ago.
row, crooked and outmoded, be
coming 80 bad In inclement wea
ther that travel Is Impractical.
The Caldwell end of the highway
eastward to the Wilkes line was' complete for the five big days
and five big nights of the fair
and all attractions have . been
contracted for the gala event.
Fair officials are expecting
that the $2,000 In cash premiums
offered for excellency in farm, j
home and orchards products will
result In a beautiful display of,
, I exhibits in every department.
Tarvim Top To Bo Applied »*«>? liberals cash premiums are |
eftort by the fair
Surface Road At
the annual exposition of the ter In a hit and run automobtte
Great Northwestern Fair to be accident fatality,
held September 10-14. About 150 cases are calendared
Arrangement? are practically] for the August term. SoUeftBr
Avalon E. Hall, of YadkinviUe,
will prosecute the docket duxtBg
the two weeks 'of court.
Local Team Beats
AU Stars 7 To 3
North Willcesboro semi - pro-
baaehBll team defeated am all star
Mountain View, tJirl'rlng vil- already been mailed a long list
ilage eight miles northeast of this of previous fair patrons and oth-
clty on the Pairplalns-Traphlll ers interested may secure a prem-
county road, will have hardsur- ium list by writing J. C. Wallace,
faced streets soon, It was learned acting secretary. North Wllkesi-
today from the highway dl'vlslon boro.
office here. Marks Shows with a "mile
The main road through the long pleasure trail” will fill the
lins who made a very Interesting 'yjjiage, a community center and midway with interesting attrac-
as well as thoughtful talk on | one of the largest tlons. Several new features are
the subject, The Conservation of schools In Wilkes, has been given promised on the fair midiway in
~ ~ a generous surface of crushed the form of rides and shows.
stone and tarvia surface will be a splendid aggregation of out-
. - ofleif t«innr"SF“me'
premium caWlogues have j,gre Sunday after
noon in an exciting game 7 to S.
'The all stars grabbed an early
lead In the first but North WU-
kesboro came back to tie th»
score in the second and the gams
settled down to a pitchers’ duel
between Rhoades for the North
all parts of Wilkesboro west '*', entertaining. No adxnission will
the Baptist church will be cut off ^ be charged but a freewill offering
at six o’clock Tuesday evenin
Monday. August 2 6. baa been (
tentatively set as the date for |
opening of the Wilkes county;
school system, according to in
formation obtained from the of
fice of the county board of edu
Opening on that date will en- j
able the system to romplete half I
the eight months term before |
beginning of the Christmas holi
days and will also provide for a
uniform schedule of .school ope
ration throughout the county sys
in order to connect the main
with the new main to the storage
The water will remain off from
six o’clock until the work Is
completed. All persons in the af
fected area are notified to have
a supply of water on hand be
fore six o’clock in order that no
inconvenience may result.
for the benefit of the orphanage
will be taken. Everybody is In
vited to attend.
The program will begin
promptly at eight o’clock. It Is
expected that members of the
class will be entertained in homes
of local Masons on Monday after
noon and night.
Positive Emotions. Mr. Collins
stated that a civic club like Ki
wanis usually represented the
best there is in a community. He
said further that a common fail
ure of such organizations is con
vention enthusiasm followed by
indifference and nothing done.
He urged the memberai of the
Club to pursue their inner emo
tions to do good things at sacri
Guests at the meeting were as
follows: Rev. Treeiy Collins, J.
E. Caudill and T. J. Frazier with
A. H. Casey; Rev. Charles Nlsby
with A. A. Oashion; D. E. Elledge
with C. G. Day; Mrs. R. T. Mc-
Niel and Mrs. W. K. Sturdivant
with W. K. Sturdivant: Hill Carl-
Mrs. Bernice Jones and
daughters. Joanne and Loretta,
axe spending two weeks with rel
atives in Farmville. Va.
No Clothes Horse
'No leager is ciowning conflned
Is red-oosed bnman performera.
,p«^ed oBt ia B two-pants emit, this
“ her o# a clrOas troi^ «ter-
a New Tork audience. The
pcffermer waa a saceeaa.
Mrs. Lucinda Watts
Claimed By Death
Funeral service was held Sat
urday, ten a. m., at the residence
for Mrs. Lucinda Watts, who
died at her home at Moravian
Falls Thursday night following
an extended Illness.
She was 90 years of age. widow
of the late W’. C. 'Watts, and the
surviving members of the imme
diate family are the following
nephews and niece:, C. C. Lowe, |.
W’inton; W. G. and R. C. Lowe.
Moravian Falls E. G. Lowe,
Cameron, Texas: C. A. Lowe,
Wilkesboro; and. Mrs. Connie
Deftt, Moravian Falls.
Will Add Penalty
To Privilege Taxes
Due N. Wilkesboro
applied late this summer,
way officials said.
standing attractions have been
booked through Worth A. Hamid
It Is also expected that tarvia ' promoter of outdoor acts, and a
surface will be applied on the t.wo-hour show of the best acts
newly constructed section of the I obtainable is assured in front of
Fairplalns-Traphill road from the the grandstand,
intersection with highway 18 at' a brilliant display of fireworks
Falrplalns a distance of about will climax each night’s perform- |
two miles toward Mountain View. ance. i
The section of road was con- xhe fair is open for exhibits to i
structed as a WPA project spon- people of Wilkes and every ?d-1
sored by the state highway com- joining county and yearly Is the
mission. I outstanding gala event oi t.io
— ' • season for northwestern North
PREACHING SERVICE I Carolina. |
Rev. Roby Johnson will preach ‘ P” ders Inhabit the arctic,
afternoon, 2:30, at the iem,srate and tropic zones. There
are more than 25,000 species. The
Wllkesboro team and Hix for th®
all stars until the fateful seventh
when the all stars’ defense tUI
anart agd 'vitb -a combination of
hits allowed five runs to clBcb
Rhoades went the route for tha
home team and was never in ser
ious trouble after the second in
ning. He allowed seven hits-
while North Wllkesboro garnered.
12 off the offerings of HIx and-
Troop 35, BSA, To
Sponsor A Dance
r. II. McNeill, Jr.. North Wil
kesboro clerk and tax collector,
today warned that a penalty of
five per cent 'will be added to
privilege taxes due North Wll
kesboro if not paid on or before
In warning of the penalty he
explained that payment before
the penalty Is added will result
in substantial savin''? to '•■«ny
persons who have not paid privi
lege taxes for the ensuing year
ton, Jr., with J. B. Carter; C. E. ! home of Don Osborne In the Red
Melville, of Wooster, Maaa., with ‘ dies River community. The pub- black-widow spider Is the
H H. Morehouse; Miss Gladys lie has a cordial Invitation to the poisonous of the species found in
Lomax with A. F. Kilby. service. the United States.
‘Dog House’ Would Be Cool Place for Summer
Church To Present
Play At Clingman
"Plain Sister.” a comedy-drama
in three acts, will be presented
by a group from Temple Hill
church at Clingman school on
Saturday night, August 3, eight
The play Is being presented to
raise mlaelon funds for the
church and a small admission of
ten and" twenty cents will be
charged. All are Invited to at
Those taking part In the play
are Virginia W’ellborn. Palmer
Day, V. M. Day, Greta Wellhorn.
Ina Leo White, Blanche. Wells,
'^oy 'Wellborn and M. C. Nichol
Penalty Will Be
Added To Taxes
Due N. Carolina
J. R. Rouvseau. collector of
revenue for the state in Wilkes
county, today called attention to
the fact that a penalty of five
per cent will bq added to all
privilege taxes due to state and
not paid on August 1. Another
penalty of five per cent will be
added, making a total of ten per
cent. If the taxes are not paid by
September 1, he said.
Mr. Rousseau, whose office is
located on the second floor of the
Tomlinson dei>aT;tment s t o re
building on Main street here,
said he would .be glad to assist
any taxpayer 'wUh intormatlon
relatlTO to state taxes.
'The members of Boy Scout
troop 35 are working hard to
raise funds for their camping trip
to Lake Waccamaw.
They invite the public to attend
their Scrip Dance at the Ameri
can Legion Hut. Thursday eve
ning, 8 p. m. until—
The hut will be decorated, and
the troop expects all to have a
big time. Special features to add
to the enjoyment of tho.se pres
ent will be presented by the boys-
Advance ticket sale? now on by
all members of Troop 35.
U. S. Asking For
sbera it: Rear ddmiral Bgncd'a dBlarctic
The United States Civil Service
Commission invites attention to
the fact jhat an Insufficient num
ber of applications have been re
ceived In the' open competitive
examfnatlon for the position of
Classified Laborer, (Highway
Construction and Maintenance)
for filling vacancies In the Public
Roads Administration, the usual
entrance salary being $.30 to
$.50 an hour.
Applications for this position
must be on file with the Secre
tary, Board of U. S. Civil Serrlee
Blxamlners, Public Roads Admfft
istration, 1623 L Street, Northi-
west, Washington, D. C., not later"
than August 15, 1940.
Competitors will aot be rtr^
quired 'to.': report fo#; ■writtoR eft,;,
aartantion, bnt. wfil be rated, eft
tbelr- trataiag aad Mpqrience.
Foil iatomtdioa aift
na wwm ““J obtfila#*
were gtHa flib irtaittil pare aad attsHwi.
ZUsroetiaasf the East Baseoamwlelaredabere was.oaBMI •T»ag Xe^ bgt aMaabera C'tta ea*atttlsB^- Sroretarr Board of
gtt$0t aa aafcmMlir kapertaM atu^ML el the fudf. diMMdtIe Mrii Mar be aaeii la lha wetanaal.^rj^’'WUksabft^