The Gennan to seize
K Russia’s Tltal hearr Industries. In
the south and cut the Tonte of U.
S.-Brltlsh aW appoared roaring to
a bloody cUmat today, with the
great city of Kharkor admitted
ly lost. Rostov under assault and
Nazi forces reportedly streaming
into the Crimea.
Simultaneously the Germans
loosed the greatest artillery bom
bardment of the war on Moscow’s
defenses and were massing thous
ands of tanks preparatory to a
grand assault on the Red metrop-
; With the admitted tall of Khar-
^T. which the Germans claimed
Saturday, went control of Rus
sia’s greatest industrial district.
The city of nearly 1,000,000 pop
ulation. often called Russia’s
“Pittsburgh,'’ is the administra
tive and economic center of So
viet metallurgical, coal mining,
chemical and heavy iiidustries.
Radio Moscow said the Ger
mans took the city at the terrific
cost of 120,000 men, 450 tanks,
200 big guns and .2,000 vehicles
and entered it only after Soviet
defenders had evacuated “all the
most important’’^ factories, rail
way rolling stock, raw materials
NORTH WILKESBORO, N. C.. MONDAY, OCT. 27th, ~ ifOO Out
Knox Reveals More
Detail About Kearny
Washington.—Secretary of the
Navy Frank Knox diclosed yes
terday that the crack U. S. Des
troyer Kearney, torpedoed by a
German submarine in the North
Atlantic on October 16-17, had
been dropping depth charges in
defense of a merchant ship just
before she was attacked.
He Issued a fromal statement
revealing additional information
on the attack, in which 11 of the
Kearny’s crew were killed and 10
injured, shortly after intimating
that the sinkin.g of German sub
marines by American forces may
not be announced by the navy.
Home Clubs Held
.Jk!r», T. W, Fer*ason Elect
ed President Of County
Council For Year
Meeting of home demonstration
club in Wilkeshoro Tuesday night
was a combination of achieve
ment jjay. fell federation and
county council of clubs.
In the business session. Mrs. T.
W. Ferauson was elected presi
dent. Mrs. J. P- Pardue. vice
president, and Mrs. Troy Redd
ing, secretar.v. Mrs. F. T. Moore.
^Jpresid3nt for the past two years.
Ti. W. Shoffner. of State Col
lege. was tlje principal speaker
and was presented by County
Agent J. B. Snipes. The sneaker's
subject was “'The Well Planned
Farmstead.’’ which was the theme
of the entire program. Also on
the pro.gram were Mr. and Mr.s
T. W. Ferguson, who discussed
the parts of husband and wife in
a well planned homestead.
In addition to an inspiring
tdttc, Mr. Schoffner showed tech
nicolor films depicting home
Girl Scout Week
There have been many things
this week to remind the public
that this Is Girl Scout Wdek.
Girl Scouts have had a busy
week, which began on Sunday
night with a special union service
i,at the First Baptist church.
On Wednesday the Scouts Jn
their meetings gave a program,
featured by tacts about the life
and works of Juliette Lc^w, Girl
Two attractive window displays
have been placed by Girl Scouts.
# 6efugw&—From Wrath of Nature and Men
Legim Port Is
Drive In County
Commander Cite* Objectives
and Invites All Ex-Service
Men To Participate
A. F. Kilby, commander of the
Wilkes post of the American Le
gion, today called attention to the
membership drive now under way
and urged that all eligibly ex-ser
vice men become affiliated with
In mrking the appeal he point
ed out what the Legion stands
for and asks that all veterans
have a part in its program for
the year. Dues, he said, are only
three dollars per year and In
cludes the price of the American
Wilkes post of the American
Legion has since its organization
been one of the leading civic or
ganizations in the county and has
promoted many worthy activities
>■ ' and projects.
Refugees from- the high tides cansed Just a few miles below New Orleans, by tropical hurricane, are Following are some of the
ihown at left. Here Bed Cross Nurse LeUa Durand looks over children of refugee families. Right: A set which the Legion
»f twins in tug of War on the liner 8. 8. Serpa Pinto. They were among the 56 refugee children from Ger-
nany and Nazi-occupied counlries, brought here by the American Friends Service Committee.
Day Winner $35
*_ - -J I Many Miss Awards By Not
Attorney General DOV SCOUt INCedS Being Present At Appre-
« «1 ciation Day Event
323 Boys Would
Like To Be Scouts
Talked Monday In
Meeting In City
Survey In Schools of Wilkes-
boros Reveals Need Of
-According to a survey of hoys
in North Wilkesboro and Wilkes-
horo schools, there are 222 lioys
of Boy Scout age who have ex
pre.ssed their desire to become
That was the pertinent fact re
vealed Monday night in a meet
ing of citizens at the city hall to
discuss Boy Scout needs in the
the present time there are
Kdward (’hnrch. North Wilkes-
l)oro youth, received a $2.5 “Ap
preciation Day’’ award in the
weekly celebration held Wednes-
stands and the program formu
lated at the national convention:
National Objective—Our pres-
ent national objective Is the de
feat of Hitler and what he stands
for, and all diverting controver
sies should be subordinated to the
main objective. We appeal for un
ity on this national objective.
I Foreign Relations—We approve
and endorse the foreign policy of
the President and the Congress.
We urg^ united, wholehearted and
unswerving support of our govern
ment's foreign policy by al} Amer
icans, so we may survive In a
world of tree men. We urge the
immediate roperl of the so-called
Basic Elements of Defense-—We
want America strong enough to
meet any possible attack before
Call for Novembo’
Board Number One To Send
11 and Number Two Will
Send 15 On Hiat Date
Rev. A. C. Waggoner, who
came to North Wilkesboro
Methodist church, succeeding
Rev. A. L. Aycock, pator for
the past four years. ’The new
pastor, who has been in Salis
bury for the past four .years. Is
a graduate of Duke rntversdty.
Wilkes county draft boards
have two calls for men to be fill
ed during the month of October.
■ Today they received official no
tice of a call on November 2d,
which will follow the November
12 call onctly two we^a.
' On November 12 board number
one will furnish 15 and number
two will send the same number.
On November 26 board number
one has a call for eleven end
number two is called on for 12.
All the men in the two calla
will be sent to Fort Bragg for In
Vesper service will he held in
St. Paul’s Episcopal church Sun.
day afternoon, November 2nd, at
four o’clock, in charge of the rec
tor, Rev. B. M. Lackey. ’The pub
lic is cordially invited to attend.
Farm Leaders Named
To Administer Program
Mobile ‘Church’ iGcmian, Robcrts,
lf;^ |Absher Triple A
j Committee Again
dav afternoon, four o’clock, on
meet any posayuie aM,in;n. uc.u.c
the vacant lot beside the city hall, arrives and to turn the enemy
-Aliout 1,000 people gathered | back so that our homes repiain
President Roosevelt has named
Solicitor General Francis Biddle , ,,g' Scouts in the two towns,
(above) as attorney general, to sno I ^ ^
cced Robert H. Jackson, now asso* ^
date justice of the Supreme court,
Biddle is 53.
for the event,, which i. staged
weekly by many'”mcrchants liere,
and featured by an "Appreciation
Day” ca.sh award to the person
selected as "Goodwill Ambassa
dor’’ for the week.
Seven persons were selected
for the award before one was
(found to he present. Those who
[ missed an award hy not being
present and their respective
amounts follow: Curtis Nelson.
North Wilkesboro, $8.75; J. W.
Johnson, route three, $17.50;
Marie Hayes, Hays, $8.75; Mabel
Mayberry. $2.5; Mrs. Paul Bum-
Rev. A. L. Aycock To
Rev. .A. L. Aycock. pastor of
North Wilkesboro Methodist
church for the pas'" four years,
left today for Gibsonville, where
he will be Methodist pastor.
Rev. Mr. Aycock was assigned
to Oghurn Memorial church in
Winstor.-Saleni by the annual con
ference last week but his work
wrs changed to Gibsonville in
Guilford county following adjour
nment of the conference. He is
suceeded here by Rev. A. C,
Waggoner, who had been at Co-
bern Memorial church In Salis
bury for four years
meeting Monday night rml called | garner. $17.50; Elsie Nichols,
on P. W. Eshelman, Scout com- North AV’ilkesboro, $17.50; Mar-
missioner, to preside. Principal tha Lovette, $87.50.
speakers were Herbert Stucky. of | j„ addition to the cash award,
.Atlanta, regional deputy e.xccu- others gifts were made as follows:
live, and W. E. Vauvhn-Lloyd. i pgans, string of pearls to Mrs.
Scout executive of the Winston- _.\rvil Phifer: Red Cross Pharma-
Salem district. j cy, bottle of Hinds lotion to Aus-
It was an enlhnstastie meeting tin Lovette; Brame’s, Dr. West
and file citizens present entered toothpaste and brush to Mrs.
into the discussions with inncli
It was eener lly agreed that
the financial side of Boy Scout
needs here could be met without
great difficulty and that a suf
ficient niimlier of troops could he
maintained for all hoys who wish
to be Scouts if leaders will as
sume the responsibility of lerder-
A district meeting will be held
soon in Elkin, at which definite
plans for meeting Boy Scout
needs will be formulated.
list Of 4-H Boys Who Furni^ed^ Furnilure
Corn For Sweepstakes Win Given Exchange to Move
' Those who missed one of the
)»ove extra gifts included: Ver
non Johnson: J. I/. Pearson, of
Boomer: Mrs. Ralph Wright,
route throe: P.essie Byers, city:
.lessie Huffman. Congo; Ray
Barnes, city; R. J. Spears, Con
go: Lucy .Martin, route three: E.
I, . Mitchell, Mrs. Electa Goodwin,
city; Imnine Blevins, route three;
J. Paul Eldridge; Mrs. T, W. Fer
guson. Ferguson; Pearl Dillard,
Willys Palmer. Asbury C. Ballard,
Mrs. Phillip Scroggs and Noler
Organization. For County Is
' Perfected In Convention
Held On Wednesday
intact and our famBles secure-^ j
Universal Military Training and
Federal regulation of war supply
agencies—Removal of geographi
cal limitation on movements of
in our greatest potential bulwarks
forces—Development of strength
the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
These oceans will be onr greatest
assets or worst liabilities accord
ing to our strength or weakness
therein. | While one warrior 4#fes out the
Pledge of Confidence—We have portable organ, another testa tho
confidence in and pledge our sup- public address system of this motor-
port to our Government, our Pres-1 jied “church” of the Fourth division
ident, our War Department, and on the Louisiana front.
our Navy Department. National
Defense calls for National Unity.
Civilian Defense—Full and
complete co-operation and collab
oration with the Office of Civil
ian Defense. We urge the members
of The American Legion, through
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Gaddy Motor Co.
In New Building
Organization of the Triple A in
.Wilkes vpas perfected in a county
convention held in Wilkeshor*
The convention was composed
of delegates elected in meetings
held in the nine official Tri]>le A
committees in the county.
The convention re-elected the
present committee, whioh is com
posed of J. M. German, of Boom
er, H. C. Roberts, of Cycle, and
W. M. Ahshev. of Halls Mills,
with J. A. Poplin, of Ronda, first
alternate member, and T. J. Mc
Neill. of Roaring River, as sec
7'].,, then held a
meeting and re elected German
as chairman and Roberts as vice
chriiman. I>awrence Miller wa*
re-elected secretary and admin
istrator and Mrs. Rosa B. Ghurch
was re-elected treasurer.
Firm Opens For Business In Wil^esborO School
New Location West Of j u a
Reddies River Has Another Fire
Gaddy Motor comp-any. local
Chevrolet dealer, moved today to
j its large new plant located west
' of Reddies River bridge here,
i The firm will be open for bus-
; iness in the new and spacious
(building Friday morning.
community in the county has been
formed for the annual Red Cross
Roll call, it was announced today
hy J. H. Whicker, chapter chair
man. and Dr. John W. Kinchcloc,
Jr., roll call chairman.
The organization includes
The second fire of the season
ocenred in the boiler room of
Wilkesboro school building Tues
Some inflammable materials i«
the room caught fire, but the
blpze was extinguished before any
serious damage was done to the
building. 'The Wilkesboro fire
department answered the call and
the fire was put out without dif-
i Date of the formal opening
An organization to reach every announced later.
' Erected by the company especi
ally for its business, the new
plant is one of the most complete ficulty.
and most modern in the state and County farmers are
has faculties to adequately house ^ ^0^0 ” corn and soy-
every department of the bus ness. saving labor and ex
workers for“eyerr principal com-' bee^’located oTTenth Ttrlet. pense in harvesting the crops. ^
nr, A nnmtinfinn rATltpr &R -
H C. Colvard, assistant Wilkes years has taken top honors. Seed ^
county agent, today announced was furnished the boys through j Wilkes Furniture Exchange, lo-
thP n-mes of the 4-H club hoys I generosity of the B?nk of North catod next door to the Goodwill . ™iHon
Who made such an enviable rec | Wilkesboro and the Northwestern , store on Tenth Street, will move .^Jf^^^J^eshoro.
munlty and population center as
well as business districts ."nd in
dustrial plants in North Wilkes
Mrs. Qordon Finley was named
chairman of a large group of
uecu lVV.c»vv^%* ^ —
Plans Complete For Cooking School
I To Be Held November 6-7 Next Week
one in Jean’s Shoppe on B. street 'taking the sweeustakes award on
and the other at Carter-Huhhard county corn exhibit.
Publishing company on Ninth The county exhibit of 100 ears
ord at the state fair this year in. Bank, which furnished money to
soon to the buildipg which has tial parts ^
purchase the seed last spring:. The iieen occupied by Gaddy Motor The goa . i'
seed was purchased from the company on Tenth street. been se a , , , .
Nichols brothers at Purlear, ori- with moving of Gaddy Motor \than any previous o
Mr* Frank Welch I much competition.
* - 'uiVffinrr fVlO PnrTl
bled and wrs an easy winner over riely.
ginators and breeders of the va-
The hoys ex
1 'hititing the corn were J. M.
Jg Taken By Ueatn Xicpols. Jr., Thad-leus Damell.
Mrs Celia Evaline Welch, wife Felix Darnell. Clifford Jordan.
Ct Prank Welch, of Deep Gap. Guy Hayes. Allen Elledge. Wil-
dled todry at the Wilkes hospital. Ham Burcham, Clay '’astm Blake
Funeral services, will be «on- Caudill and Charles McGlam-
ducted Friday, two o’clock, at mery. Jordrn won a total of
Deep Gap Lutheran church with eight dollars in individual awards
AloLo Yount in charge. 'while others were also among the
R^rvlving are Her huchand. one winners In addition to being in
.. Mrs C C. Mikeal. of the sweepstakes award.
’ o, ■ two sons J. G. I The exhibit was made up of
WeTS of Lnolr, and C. W. Wilkes County White, a locally
/eieli. of Deep Gap
company to their new building the Red Cross in war times is
west of Reddies River bridge greatly in need of funds and
i The Journal-Patriot’s free cook
ing school will be held on Govern
her 6 and 7 at the Woman’s Club
house on Trogdon avenue.
, Miss Kathleen Crow, noted lec-
'turer and home economist, will
in the open 4-H
cla.ss for corn were the following:
Ralph Wyatt, Hoyle McNeill.
Jack Brewer. Joe Mathis. May
nard Yale. Shelmar Blackburn,
Jackie Johnson. Ted Hamby, Tam ture firm, said today.
Pardue. .Alfred Prrsons. Rex
Huie. J. E. Smith, Jr.. Jesse,. Paul
and Robert Hutchison, who won
three dollars in individual
awards. Others among.Ihe group
were also -winners, Mr. Colvard
said, but a complete -report had
not been received today-
O ailM ^ LUit::! * V. . 1 A
completed, the trsk of renovating patriotic response tures"^ wiu'’L'’*featnred by actual
and refinishing the hnildlng on from all citizens of ^Bkes^ ■,Jm^trations in plain view o'
Tenth Street for Wilkes Fnrni-'i ^he business distr^t of Norrh
ture Exchange has beun, J. G. Wilkesboro. including the Indus-^ the ladies wn^^^
Wau. manager of the furni- trial plants, has been assigned
o j Many valuable baskets of gro^
number of workers with each I ceries will be .eiven
J r- -♦ foot the two-day school, along wuu
than twice me amuum, Ui w«y. . r Diver- Wm
space the firm has been using and ®nd to Meddles K - - -•,^ j, will receive
will make possible the carrying of DdhUnS-east side o h. ^rth requ_^^
much larger stocks of furniture s de ^G LbrlllMUth At each session of the school a
with greater selection in the ^ folder containing all the
rions lines. '■
H. i and their friends. No ticket is
recipes prepared by Miss Crow
will be presented to every person
in the audience.
Miss Crow will demonstrate
and explain new, time saving and
thrifty methods of cooking. She
is an outstanding authority on
the culinary art and has .-n at
tractive personality which adds
much to the effectiveness of her
All are invited to make plane
now to attend the school and not
to pass up this opportunity to
hear and see one of the foremost
practlcloners of the art of
naring delectable foods in the
pnd ti”-'»tle«t ways known
to modem science.
Remember the dates. Thnrsday
and Friday, November 6
Welch, or ^ v«Hetv -which for many not been received today. rions lines. t , —r— —r . ■ —— — - ^
Lions Wffl Play China GroV^ere Fryay Afternoon 3:30
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