nrma Deep jGap
J.f,. Wsidi, who has bsen
01 h6 i»ast six months, con
venes to ImprOTS snd is able to
^ba n» a whiis each day.
Born to Mr. 'and Mrs. E. • T.
Stewart on Jnne 25 a son, James
• Kent, small son of Mr. fend
Mrs. Walter Greer, who has been
m the past Week, is still very sick.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Triplett and
Mr. and Mrs. Bolce Triplett, of
Elmwood, Conn., are visiting rel
atives in Wilkes and Watauga.
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Miller, son.
Morris, and daughter, Louise, vis
ited Mrs. Miller’s mother, Mrs. G.
Wt- Welch, at Mt. Zion, Sunday.
Married on Saturday, June 28,
Mis.s Virginia Watson to Mr. Clive
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Gunther
and daughter, Betty, are visiting
Mrs. Gunther's mother, Mrs. G.
Mrs. Belle Hopkins, of Wash
ington, D. C., is s-nending a few
■weeks here, and other points in
the county visiting relatives.
M r. Raymond Hendrix, o f
Boone, has been called as pastor
to serve Gap Creek Baptist church
the coming year.
U. S. Takes Over
Post in Iceland
Washington. — United States
naval forces landed in Iceland
yesterday to relieve the British
■ defenders of that island, and
President Roosevelt issued sweep
ing orders to the Atlantic fleet
to “insure the safety of communi
cations’ between the United
States and all “strategic out-
Whether this order, applying
to vast stretches of the Atlantic,
meant that the navy would go
Into action against any German
submarine, surface raider or war
plane found near the line of com
munications was not stated, and
all officials declined to elaborate
on the President’s wording.
Mr. Roosevelt, in a special mes
sage to Congress disclosing that
the United States was occupying
Iceland, said the United States
“cannot permit the occupation by
Germany of strate.aic outpo.sts in
the .‘Vtantic to be used as a;r or
naval bases for eventual attack
against t h e Western Hemis
He also said it was •'impera-
ti.-e that the approaches between
the Americas and tho.se sHatcgic
*outr»«sts. the safety of which this
country regards as essential ^ to
its national security, and which it
must therefore defend, slinli ic-
main open and free Irom ail hos
tile activity ami threa' Iheieot.'’
Iceland Action Brings
Joy To England
London. July 7- Ksi.aid.sh-
ment of United States Re-ces on
Iceland won cnthiisi; stic approi-
al in London toi.ight. an ant'iofi-
tative source sayinu ’ it relieves
us of commitments’’ in tiia’ quar-
^^There was no immediate au
thoritative elaboration of that
ptatemetit. biu qir !tf'*“i observ
ers attaehed importance to tne
tact that Iceland is well within
the -Atiantic Idoekade /one pro
claimed i>y (iermaii.i.
one ot server .said the Ameri
can move might mean ’•there
would be many United Mates
warships and warplanes commn.-
iii- between the liome eoil!iir>
aiui Iceland." suggesting that as
a rc-ult portions ot tlie l.itt.sh
lU.^l would l-e f eed for use e.>e-
Typist Exams Will
Be At Earlv Date
The Uni'ed States ( iviV S.u-
vire ('ommi-sion :: cm'iioee.; o-'cn
competitive cxand-ia'io-s R.- 1 'o
positions (if .litfior Steiv.ei-a-itiei
and Jii’tiof •’■vte- fo- f”
cancios ill ’he I't'l i
the States ■ f vt-^ '
(-arolin.1. : ml 'Ves, Vir..inm the
usual er.iranee silanes _beM-
Stllu and n26'.‘. respec’.'--'>'■
These eyaminatioiis .are open to
both men and women.
Applica’ioiis for these posit.on.-
may be filed with the
Fourih U. S. Civil ServTCe D
trict. Washington. D. C.. unui
Competitors will he required to
report for written examination,
■vchich will he held periodically.
The dates of the initial lamina
tion and subsequent examinations
depend unon the
applications received and upon
the needs of the Service.
Full information and ^pplica
tion blanks may obtamed from
the Secretary, Board of U ^ Civ
it Service Examiners, Post Office.
North Wllkesboro, North Caro-
, THE TO
?ATRI0T; NORTH WILKESHORO. N/ a J
A ■ : ^ rauBSPAY? jxjuri
VJf s’ ..s'” ;• • -■•.tra-* .
1 county 4-H Cluh mem
getting ready tor the
fairy Show to be h^ld in
,e this fell, say® ,
assistant farm agent of
. state College Extension
Three large 'tables of Suninier Cotton Goods
now reduced to new lows—Summer is
beginning so buy a supply of cotton goods
now—and save. "
REGULAR REGULAR REGULAR
10c 15c 19c
Mammoth Sale Of
Huge lot of run-of-the-mill Cannon Tur
kish Towels—Priced extra low. Come
buv a years supply at these low prices—
Plain and novelty colors—Come ii’nrW
for best .selection.
Ladies’ Summer Dresses
Lovely cool .style.s. in summer Dresse.s—
Smart pastel .solid colors and floral
prints, all .sizes—Rayon French crepes
and spun rayon.s—some all white includ
ed .. .
In the face of rising prices we
their stock clean, of odds and ei
merchandise in the season it was'
our advice and buy for now and y
low Clearance prices.
Clearance Lot Of Ladies’
One Lot of
At this low price we advise
stocking up — snow , white
bleached sheets seconds of
better grades—see these.
Full fashion silk, seconds of
48c grades—select the best
pairs now and save.
One Group Of
Cool sheer styles in ladies
blouses now reduced to clear
our stock—while and pas
Special groups of odds and
ends, some soiled—Ruffled
and tailored styles — Come
quick for yours.
Group of all white, brown
and white, blue and white,
dress shoes and sport ox-
ford.s—now $1.9R — Clear
ance price only . . .
Clearance Of Ladies’...
Summer .styles in cool .smart hats—
youthful and matro i styles that are
ju-t the thing for vacation — Buy
yours now at this Clearance price—
Clearance Lots Of«..
Special lots of cotton and wool
en Skirts, plain and fancy col
ors—Select several now for va
Regular $1.00 Regular $1.69
Table of summer styles in
ladies’ swing handle and
pouch styles whites and
A -superb buv in double bed
size - - candlewick hob nail
thousands of them per
spread—seamed hut unbeliev
able value at this price.
Group of $1-00
All whites, blues, red, white
blue combinations —; smart
cool .styles for vacation an’d
hot weatlicv wear.
One Lot of
Values to $2.98
Group of d.ark and light wl-
ors Straws and felts — Re"
duced to clear out.
Cool smart styles daughters
love — tubiast colors — Big
values—Buy summ(r needs
One Group of
Odd lots, but mo.stly
1 Lot of Ladies’
Values to $5.95
1 Lot of Ladies’
Prints, Pastels and
Group of Summer Dresses it|
Regular $3.98 $2.88
SALE! ONE GROUP OF
LADIES’ COTTON DRESSES
CLEARANCE OF ONE GROUP OF
Pastel and Dark
Cle?. saace of Children’s
Regular $1.G0 77^
Regular $1.98 $1.48
Regular $2.98 $2.37
Adorable styles in summer dresses for daughter—all
sizes to 14-^ool washable cottons—buy her several
now and save— (FIRST FLOOR)
North Wilkesboro’s (^4