i-f-^YWrKwnmrn '— —^— .
1^-^ 4ortl^^WlHtwb»ro. will b«, ioUI W
i^rwilk* and ad *“
%l^«aale markets, the
here will welcome
l-jtqijjpndBftjr' to buy hlah qttal-
.'; metchaBdlee at. prices much
tower than have biwn in eMect.
Prices have been reduced in
order to sell the merchandise on
hand and make space available
fer new and fall merchandise to
With prices so drastically re
duced, It is expected that custom
ers will visit the store In large
cumbers early during the sale in
order to secure best possible se-
All departments of the large
store, one of the best known firms
in northwestern North Carolina,
•re included in the clearance sale
With (price reductions which mean :
Some of the many bi-rgalns a-
vailable at Spainhour’s during the
clearance sale are listed Hi the
firm’s advertisement which ap
pears on pages two and three of
the second section of this news
paper. Persons who want to ob-
!t»iu good merchandise at prices
which mean substantial savings
are asked to read the advertise
^%d»t.(^^reisldentlal prtHMrty nedft
Alot(on on Saturday, July 12, be-
glhniQg at 1:8Q p. m. jn
Forty beautiful home sites will;
be sold at the purchasers’ own
pr^. Representative Doughton
agreed to allow the property to
be sold because he realised the
need of additional home sites and
homes In this vicinity.
Several valuable prizes will be
given away at the sale, among
them being a men’s suit now on
display at Prevette’s, a dress on
display at Jean’s, a 32-piece china
set and cash prizes. A band con
cert will add to the entertain
ment at the sale.
All are invited to see this prop
erty, which is located just a short
distance north of this, city on
highway 18, and to be present on
the day of sale.
Use tne advertising columns of
ttis paper as your shopping guid«
Elusive Everett Wiles
In Jail At Statesville
(■Continued from page one)
oa Friday nioimitig. ^
NotwtthataBdlng. a rising mar
ket wiw Prt®to advances '^rliotid
almost 4idly Ibronkhout the ctnw-
try, Bell^ aa nsual, (has -Mnade
drastic reductions throughout tai»
store for thU big sales event ai)d
merchandise will be sold at pric-
es lower than may be in effect for
years to come.
It is a store-wide clearance and
affects rll departments of the
large store. Some of the price
quotations are given in Belt’s ad
vertisement covering pages four
and five of the first section of this
newspaper, to which the reader’s
attention is called for more de
tailed facts relative to the sales
MEX W.AX’TKD for Rawleigli
Routes of 800 families. Reli
able hustler should make good
earnings at start and increase
rapidly. Write today. Raw-
leigh’s. Dept. NCG-164-S, Rich
mond. Va. It-pd
WANTED M.tX with car to luin-
dle delivery of daily newspaper
from Millers Creek to North
Wllkesboro daily and Sundry.
Prefer man living near Millers
Creek. Address “S’’ care .lourn-
WANTED: Mrst cla.ss body and
paint man.—Yadkin Valley Mo.
tor Co., North Wllkesboro, N.
“ ^ 6-30-tf
JiDUR-ROOM apiirtiiicnt on D
street, newly painted, good lo
cation. See Clyde Hayes at of
fice of Haves & Hiiyes or call
said he had never met stiffer op-i
position in a law suit and that,
Wiles, who showed considerable
knowledge of the law, fought
verbally over every point and
every bit of testimony. His cross
examination of the prosecuting
witnesses, McDuffie said, was ter
rific and nothing short of sensa
Often McDuffie and Wiles
would stand before the two mag
istrates and argue some point ve
hemently. McDuffie said all the
time he wondered why the mag
istrates were so quiet and were
so relucUnt to rule on various
The trial ran its course and
the magistrates after whispered
consultation announced that after
deliberation they would let the
interested parties know their de
cision. McDuffie did not under-
iiitB ■ 2,
velt took over the military protec
tion of Iceland after reports
reached him that the German
general staff was considering at
tacking it to obtain a base from
which to control North Atlantic
shipping lanes, a ■usually well in
formed congressional source said
todnv. — - —
United States naval forces were won the
British ' ”
onn^ io spend
0^ his ^^Upn ’With hU'’’: gnmi$
s^her, Mrt. Vetr» Boyd. How
ever, he developed ,asthma the
second iilght he w^as there and bis
mother carried him to his Uncle
Faul’s in EHkin for a week.
People were so glsd to see the
showers; ’The gardens and fields
grow so nicely. Now they arOvbe-
ginnlng to' wish, “Rain, rain, go
away, come, again anotbef 4*7-’’
Mr. Geo. H. Sale haa been
“knocked out” for more than a
week. Dr. Beal put him on a diet
and a rest of ten or fifteen days.
He seem.9 to be improving.
Miss MaUie rnd Armlsa Sale
were delightfully surprised last
Tuesday afternoon to see their
old neighbor, Mr. Tate Pardue,
come walking in. He is eighty-
seven years old. and seems to be
well as the average man of sev
enty. He came with Mr. Richard
Perdue and his son Harold to see
Mr. Worth Sale on business.
Aunt Kizzie Racket, who was
quite ill not long since, has fully
recovered. Her son, John Henry,
and Mr. Clark Walker, cut grain
with a dumper. Aunt Kizzie must
go see the machine reap the grain
She just would show them that
she could bind grain. There were
plenty of binders. They didn’t let
“Granny” tie mray bundles. If
there is another ninety-one-year-
old woman who did help in har
vest some one please report it.
Otherwise this good old lady has
THREE-R(K)M iinfiiriii.sIxMl a-
partment. private entrance.
Phone 116-R. 7-7-tf
GCK1D OP'EICE R(X»f in Poin
dexter building; upstair.'! fac
ing B Street: aUo three-room
apartment on D tStreet. Mr.s. C.
O. Poindexter. 7-3-tf
stand a procedure like that, in
view of the fact that he consider
ed the prosecution had put forth
a strong case against the two
McDuffie said to this day he
has never learned the outcome of
that case over ten years ago.
After the trial one of the spec
tators told McDuffie that it would
have been exceedingly reckless
for the magistrate-! to have an
nounced a decision there against
Wiles. McDuffie was also inform
ed that Wiles at the trial was
carrying a gun “halt as long as
your arm.” McDuffie said that he
will not soon forget that case.
A^er he learned the circumstanc
es and reflected on the vigor with
which he prosecuted W’ilfts. he
said it was no wonder that the
Bchoolho-use full of people looked
on him with amazement.
Officers described W’iies as be
ing an exceptionally daring and
shrewd desperado. Secret service
agent who trailed Wiles said he
knew of no other counterfeiter
who had a record as long as his
in passing spurious bills. Wiles
was trailed over six sUtes wnth
the otficers being in most in
stances about two days be-hind.
yOR SAI.E OR RENT: good giir-
age and 4-room living quarters,
23 miles west on 421. Mrs. O.
W. Green. Stony Pork.
slabs. R. E
44 conl.s of eight
35 cords mixed
•Lowe, Hays. N. C.
?EE vs BEFORE you buy your
Venetian Blind.s. Lowest prices
guaranteed. Gray Bros. Purni-
tnre Co.. Phone 607, Wilkes-
boro. N. C. 3-20-tf
Tennis Champion ^
In Adventure Hit
At Allen Theatre
Gene M-'ko, who with Donald
Budge heid the world’s doubles
tennis championship in 1936,
1937 and 1938. has turned movie
extra and is currently to he seen
at the Allen Theatre in the
George Brent-Martha Scott ro
mantic drama. Columbia’s "They
Dare Not Love.”
“May 1 have the last dance
“Big boy. you just
On 1940 County Taxes H Payment
Is Not Made On Or Before
gradually supplanting a
garrison defending the Indepen
dent Island Republic which
180 miles from Greenland, 800
miles from the Norwegian wing
of Germany’s war front, and 2,-
500 mile.3 from New York. It was
a partial fulfillment of President
Roosevelt’s fears that all the
Atlantic outposts of the Western
Hemisphere, including the Azores
and the Cape Verde Islands,
would have to he taken over as
The report of German plans
.su’d to have reached Mr. Roose
velt said also that the Germans
planned another strong base at
Dakar, French West Africa, and
from it and Iceland hoped to sink
or capture 80 per cent of the At
lantic shipping en route to Egypt
and the British Isles.
Tliere w-as no indication here,
nor is it believed likely, that the
United States would attempt to
put a protective force at Dakrr.
One reason advanced by Mr
Roosevelt tor taking over in Ice-
land waa that German occupation
if the island would be a threat
gainst the steady flow of muni-
.ions to Great Britain—which is
matter of broad policy clearly
approved by Congress.”
Rev. Zeb Baker, from Lenoir,
filled hl.= appointment at Yellow
Hill Baptist church. Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Spence Blalock,
of Purlear. visited Mr. and .Mrs.
J. S. Greene. Sunday.
Misses Ruth and Lillian Flee-
nor. visited Misses Fern and Della
Mikeal. Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Dem'ps Church
spent Saturday night with Mrs.
Church’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Lee J. Church.
Mr. Steve Church visited Mr.
Lee J. Church. Sunday.
Miss Winnie Spears spent Sat
urday night with Miss
^ Mr^.'^and Mrs. H-,>rlie Smith are to replace supplies from abroad,
spending a few days with their
Summit and Stony
Mr. and Mrs. Levi F: irchilds,
of Bliietield, W. Va.. visited
Mr. and Mr.!. J. S. Greene. Friday.
Misses Fern and Della Mikeal
visited Misse.s Rutli and Lillian
It* vttx, • u J
Osburn Brothers have finished
cutting Mr. Walter Walker’s tim
ber and are now on Mrs. Wilson
Well’s farm beginning hers.
Rev. R. R. Crater end family
returned from Carolina Beach the
fourth. . 1,
Messrs. Curt Sparks and Clark
Walker joined Rev. R. R- Crater
at Cllngman and went with him
to Shiloh church last Saturday.
Shiloh church hrs installed lights
and had “Aladdin Lamps.” nearly
new, for sale. Brier Creek needed
lamps, an offering was made and
the pastor .proposed to take
Messrs. Sparks and Walker o
the church. We ought not tell
that Brier Creek has had
seven glass lamps stolen from the
church. Last revival Mr. Curt
Sparks furnished a nice gas lamp.
When he went back for the lamp
it wasn’t there. Traveling thieves
must have gone to Pleasant Gro\e
and Union also. At least
property was taken from
**Two^or three nice Bibles have
been taken from Brier Creek
Barbara Jean Sale spent the
Fourth with relrtives at Ho y
Hill while her father made a bus-
ness trip to Elkin.
No fox hunting in our commun
ity the past few nights on account
of show^ers. _
Miss May Boyd, who is taking
a biisinois course at Draughon s
Business College in Winston-Sal
em, recently visited her mother,
Mrs. Vetra Boyd.
Mr R C Walker was the guest
of friends at “Holly Hill” Satur
Mr. Carl Hampton, of Strat
ford, spent last Tuesday night
with his old friend, Mr. "Worth
Sale. „ , ...
The revival at Brier Creek will
begin the third Sunday night in
this month. Rev. Ele Jordan, of
North Elkin, will assist the pas
tor. Rev. R. R. Crater.
the I ail
erenU la tbU seetlon of
AnnoahcementAif the FAbt on
page three of this' newspafier
the story and lists only » p&ii of
the numerous bargains ,, he
found tbroughpnt the store.;' r'
It'may be a long time before
such good merchandise cap be
purchased at the low prices being
qupted for this bargain event And
the rising market gives the an
nouncement greater Importance.
Merchandise will be sold below
replacement costs in many in
It Is expected that many will
visit'the store early during the
bargain event before stocks of
seasonable merchandise are de
pleted. However, the store now
ha.3 a complete stock in all de
partments and selections are ■var
B. J. Robioson’s
Mrs. Delia Gllreath Robinson,
age 82, widow of the late J. J.
Robinson and mother of B. J.
Robinson, of this city, died Wed
nesday, July 2, at the home of a
son, W. G. Robinson, in the Pores
Knob RFD community of Alex
Mrs. Robinson had hteen in ffil>-
ing health for some time but was
ill for only a few days. Funeral
service was held Thursday at
Bethel church in Alexander coun
ty with Rev. Mr. Watts in charge.
Surviving are five sons and
five daughters: B. J. Robinson,
North Wllkesboro; Mansfield and
Parks Robinson, of G^ilreath; W.
G. Robinson, of Alexander coun
ty: Mayford Robinson, who re-
sid&s in 'Virginia; Mrs. W. O.
Brewer; Mrs. W. H. Fields, San
ford: Mrs. Childress, Alexander
county; Mrs. J. J. Hendren, Gil-
on. III fi^- poniity on a
visit A^ reUttw wuf firlwds.
■ ■ ,y ^
Mnr. W. C. Peayson and daugh
ter, Mtee Roby Peartop' have
moved into theif attracftlve new
brick home In Wilkeeboro.
, fIaiM^.1^ 'n>ls to^i
rad' jtiljf‘ li^cTHBlyseArar hi^..,
to obtam the hrtwt^4daM^
•t^ee iQ thto ttpe
udira be returns he will
I better poeition than asrei^
itp^help homh oirnere'solve j
Mr. Brewer wlH- be away ,
[two weeks, it was learned tod
Mrs. Mary Emerson Butler, of
Durham, is visiting her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. Q. Emerson, in
Use the sdverasmg columns
Jiis paper aa your shopping gw
Mr. L. L. Godfrey and family
have moved from the Weaver res
idence On Cherry Street in Wll
kesboro to their attractive new
home near the Baptist church.
Dr. Chas. W. Moselet
Diseases of the Stomach an^
In Wilkeeboro on Mondays B]
ginning May 19th, Hours 9 a.i
to 5 p.m. Ferguson Pock Buil^
ine. 'Phone 139^^
Mr. R. C. Goodwin and family
have returned to the city after
spending the Fourth of July holi
days with Mr. Goodwin’s parents,
Mr. and Mrs. ft. C. Goodwin, Sr.,
Miss Virginia Miller, who has
been visiting ■with her mother,
■Mrs. C. Y. Miller, in Wllkesboro.
returned yester.'ay to Statesville
where she is in training at Davis
Try “Rub-My-Tism"—a Wonderful Linti
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Pennell and
son, Samuel, of Colum^bus, Ga.,
are spending sometime at Mr.
Pennel’s farm near Wllkesbroo.
Mr. Pennell is making some im
provements about his place.
Mrs. John White and children
left yesterday for Kenansville. N.
C., after a visit with relatives in
Wllkesboro. They reside in Lex
ington, Ky.. and in Kenansville
they will visit Mrs. White’s moth
er, Mrs. Thad Jones.
reath; Mrs. Lesta Lankford.
Hickory. Also surviving is one
brother, James Gilreath, of Alex
Those from North Wilkesboro
attending the funeral service
were Mr. Robinson and family,
Mrs. M. L. Gilreath and Miss
Miss Sallie Outlaw, a member
of the North Wilke;boro school
faculty and who had been teach
ing here in the summer sphool,
has .gone to her home at Seven
Springs for the remainder of the
Knis^hts Of Pythias
Meet Monday Night
The true American is hoping
that by this summer we won’t be
fighting anything but mosquitoes!
North Wllkesboro K. of P.
lodge will meet on Monday night,
7:30. Two candidates will be
given the first rank and an in
teresting meeting is anticipated.
It will he the firiit meeting
under the new officers and all
are asked to be present.
— ajid —
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• CASH and CARRY •
Old, Redmon Stand
Back of Hotel Wilkes
Cork trees from Spain and rub-
her bushes from Mexico are being
Pansy cultivated in the California State
* Experiment Station in an effort
NOTICE OF SUMMONS BY
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT
BEFORE THE CLERK
Gaither B. Crabb and Wife
Frank D. Ives and Mrs. Frank D.
R. L. Doughton Property
Saturday, July 12
1:30 P. M.
40 Valuable Homesites
Mrs Eliza Fleenor was a visl- Ives, President and Secretary of
tor at Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Greene’s American Mutual Agricultural As-
e>iiv*QVbiva A ce/xpiofiftn siTin r. D.
Pay Your 1940 Faxes Now And
Save This 4 Vi Per Cent
Mrs. Martha Mikeal visited
Mrs. J. S. Green, Saturday.
Miss Maude and Inez Phillips
visited Mrs. Martha Mikeal Mon
Mrs. Mary Phillips visited Mrs.
Eliza Fleenor, Friday.
Mrs. Eliza Fleenor, visited Mrs.
C. C. Mikeal. Monday morning.
Mr. Clint Church spent Satur
day night with his brother, Mr.
Mr. Junior Cornett, who holds
a position at Lenoir, spent the
week-end with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Lee Cornett.
C T. Doughton,
SHERIFF OF WILKES COUNTY
Rye Grass, Winter
Peas Now Available
Twenty thousand pounds of
Italian rye grass seed have been
secured for Wilkes farmers as a
grant of aid in the farm program,
Lawrence Miller, secretary of the
Triple A, said today.
He also said that 10,000 pounds
of Austrian winter peas ■will be
available and asked that farmers
'interested in securing either type
of seed file their order at the
Triple A office.
surance Association and
The defendants above named
will take notice that an action en
titled as above has been commenc
ed in the superior court of Wilkes
county, North Carolina, (for the
purpose of getting a Deed of Trust;
canceled off of record that has
been more than ten years since it
was recorded ana any payment
made on it), and it appearing that
the said Frand D. Ives, Mrs. Frank
D. Ives, President and secretary of
the American Mutual Agricultural
Assurance Association, and F. B.
Hendren, Trustee, are necessary
parties, and the summons has been
issued and returns made by the
Sheriff of Wilkes county, “The de
fendant after due .diligence and
search, cannot ibe found in Wilkes
county and that the defendant
cannot after due dilligence be
found in the State. The defend
ant will further take notice that
t!iey are required to appear at the
office of the Clerk of the Sui^rior
court of Wilkes county 'within 30
davs from this date and-answer the
said complaint as required by law
or the plaintiffs will apply to the
court for the relief demanded in
the said complaint
This the 27th day of June 1941
C. C. HAYES, *
Clerk of Superior Court
7-17-41 (t) ^
Located at Fair Plains on the Sparta Highway,
5 minutes drive from business section of
North Wilkesboro, N. C.
Mr. Doughton seeing the need for more homes in this section has agreed
to let us offer this valuable property to you. Drive out and look it over
and make your selection for a home or investment. Take a few hours
off and be with us on th^ grounds day of sale and be the last bidder on
one or more of these beautiful homesites at the price you are willing
Man’s Suit on display at Prevette’s; Ladies’ Beautiful
Dress on display at Jean’s; 32-piece Silverware and
Free Cash Prizes to be given at sale.—Band Concert.
EASY TERMS — SALE RAIN OR SHINE
R. L. DOUGHTON, Owner
H. A. Knight, G M. Burns, Sellii^lgents
1100 North Main Street
High Point, N. C.
Let us help you with your real estate problems. Estimates without obUgati^