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ing to flee the penlnaala nnder
the pounding 'blows of the luft-
An armada of ships, collected
by the Russians for the evacua
tion of their forces from Crimea,
has been heajrlly attacked by air,
the high command said in a
apeclFl communique and 24 have
been sunk or damaged.
One group of Soviet troops,
aaid the communique, ia trying
^■do get away via Sevastopol, the
* Mg Black Sea naval base. The
second group has withdrawn east
to Kerch and is seeking to cross
the four-mile Kerchenski straits
to the Georgian mainland.
The high command indicated
that the Russians are giving up
the defense of Crimea and are
bending all efforts to evacuate
their troops from the isolated
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L. Bumgarner Is
Claimed By Death
Funeral Sunday
For Prominent
Leader Passes'
Japan Is Expected
To Act Cautiously
' Tokyo—Signs multiplied today
Japan would refrain from
that . .
any hasty action as a result oi
charge that she had
hv the United
■ been attacked
The opinion prevailed never
theless that Japan would be mere
likely to accept the German rath
er than the American version of
incidents involving warships o
those two powers in the AUilntic^
Informed quarters held the
view that C,ermany would not ask
Japan at this time to Invoke the
axis pact.
Hope Ebbs For
Missinsr Sailors
Washington. — Hope ebbed
slowly for the nnreported crew
members of the U. S. S. Reuben
James, some 70 or more men-
potentially the greatest
lost by a regular naval ship
Ihroug^ belligerent action smee
tU 18§'S« **
Throngh(;^t the long week-end
‘ the word from the naval commu
nications ijerve center here was.
.‘No news ... no news.’ and of
ficers patiently
any further tidings would be re
leased iiamsdiately to
anxiety.of naval wives and fami
lies thiyughout the country.
Order,[of O.P.M.
V# J^ohibits'Certain
Uses Electricity
Effective today here as well as
all parts of North Carolina and
other southeastern states, the use
L of electricity Is prohibited for
‘ certain purposes called non-es
Restrictions are for saving elec-
to be trasmitted
Book^ Wee^ -iTd Be
Celebrated Here
Hi- iwd.
Was Former Clerk of Court,
Representative and Mem
ber Of State Senate
Funeral and burial services for
Lilnville Bumgarner, one of Wilkes
county’s leaders for many years,
were held yesterday afternoon at
4 o’clock at the Wllkesboro Bap
tist church. Mr. Bumgarner died
Saturday morning at The Wilkes
hospital following attack of apop
lexy. He had been in feeble
health for more than a year.
The services attended by one
of the largest crowds of people
to assemble for a funeral service
in Wllkesboro In many years, was
conducted by the pastor of the
deceased. Rev. Sloan Guy, assist
ed by Rev J. L. A. Bumgarner,
and Judge Johnson J. Hayes.
Special music wes rendered by
the quartet composed of J. B,
Henderson, Dewey Minton. W. A.
Stroud, and R. R. Church. Mrs.
R. B. Prevette was accompanist.
Judge Hayes paid a beautiful
tribute to the life of Mr. Bum-
; garner, and read the following
I “Linville Bumgarner was born
nerr Millers Creek, Wilkes coun
ty, July 7th, 1867, and died in the
Wilkes Hospital the morning of
j November 1st, 1941, at the age of
Meeting Called For 7:30 P-|74 years^ 3 months, and 24 days.
M. At City JHWLF6T AH f He was the son ^ late Rev.
'Appointed Worker ! James U. Bumgarner, Methodist
L. Bumgarner, for nuuiy
derades prominent In public
life In WUke^, died Satnnlay
morning. He wa.s a former
clerk of Wilkes court, repre
sentative, .'date senator, and
deputy clerk of federal i-ourU
Workers For Red;
Cross Roll Call Toi
Meet on Thursday!
Meeting of all Red Cross work
ers for the annual roll call in
Wilkes has been called to be held
Thursday evening, 7:30 o’clock,
-t the city hall here, Dr. John M',
Kincheloe, Jr., roll call chairman,
said today.
All who were appointed to
have any part in the canvass,
town or rural, including schools,
are asked to pttend the meeting
and anyone else interested will:
be welcome, Dr. Kincheloe said. •
Workers hare been named by'
James U. Bumgarner,
minister, and Phoebe
“He joined the church in his
early youth and became one of
the stalwart sons of the South In
the midst of its reconstruction
from a devasting Civil War by
using every opportunity and all
his strength In his own promo
tion to a high and intelligent
Christian life, which he main
tained faithfully until disease
struck him down.
“He was educated in the pub
lic schools of Wilkes county.
Book Week Bek:
Observed In City
Artistic Displays In City
Schools In Observance
Of Book Week Here
The most elaborate celebration
of N.-tional Book Week in North
Wllkesboro school’s history got
underway as winners in the Pos
ter Contest were named. A com
mittee of judges consisting of
Mrs. W'att Cooper, Mrs. C. G.
Day, and Ray Erwin announced
winners as follows: Primary—
Neal Key. Ray Ashley, Fred
Ashley, and Z. W. Wiles; Junior
High* school—Travis Lee Hutch
inson and Eddie Shook: High
school—David Weiborn% B. J.
Robinson and Mildred Stafford.
Two special assemblies will be
held on Tuesday and Thursday.
All departments and grades
are featuring exhibits and dis-
pfaysr Special mention is made of
an English village consisting of
Shakespeare’s home and a model
of a Shakespearan Theatre on
(continued on page four)
ir-PId Boy
In Accident Here
Stepped Into Side Of Car
Driven By Edison Bur
gess Friday Evening
To Conduct Schoed
Rrlph Privette, ten-year-old
sou of Carl and Mattie Wood
Privette. of this city, was instant
ly killed at 6 o’clock Friday even
ing when he stepped into the side
of an automobile going north oq
highway IS just out of the city
Coroner I. M. Myers, who in
vestigated the death and held
that Edison Burgess, driver of
the car, 'was blameless, said wit
nesses told him that the boy
stepped from behind a parked
truck into the side of the car.
The car door handle split his
head and he died Instantly.
With two other boys he started
to cross the highway but paused
temporarily to light a cigarette
snd the other two crossed safely
before the car driven by Burgess
came along.
A charge of failure to have
drivers license was placed against'
Burgess but he was absolved of
any manslaughter charge.
The accident victim Is survived
by his father and mother and the
following brothers and sisters:
Billy, Grade, Dewey, Betty Ann
and Recell Privette, all of this
city. J
Funeral service was held at
Elkin Valley church near State
Road Sunday, two o’clock, with
Rev. D. A. Adams in charge.
Miss Kathleen Crow, noted
home economist^ will otmdurt
'The .Toni-naJ-Patriot cooking
school Thursday and Friday af-
temoons, Xovember 6 and 7,
at the Nortli Wllkesboro Wo-
nian^e Club hou.-« on TrofMon
Sesmns Win Be
HeldThorsday and
Friday, 3 O’CIock
Mias Kathleen Crow, Master
Of Colinary Art, Will
Lectnre At Sessioas
Bookmobile Will
Tour Tbe County
Nov. 3 to Nov, 13
Libra^ On Wheels To Make
Rural Communities
The W.
was in Hollywood ceme-
32 Wilkes Men Notified
To Report November 12
Board Number 1
to areas
southesst for defense in
There is *^0 shortage in
served by Duke Power
^nd omgmental
tbe area
‘^‘’ThrOffice of Production Man
agement has outlined the follow
ing rses for which electricity may
not be used during the emergen
'll. Sngn lighting.
2. Show window lighting
3, Outline
> lighting.
4 Ontdoor lighting
lighting, all field lighting for
smusemenU or sports. ...
5 Interior or exterior lighting
for decorative of advertising pur-
The foregoing prohibited
uses do not Include:
(a) Ordinary street or
(b) Signal or other
by pollM, «r.
public safety departments.
(c) Ughtlng tor '
property protection as
by defense regulations.
'‘’^Robert S. Gibbs. Jr., manager
of Duke Power compsny. did not
rlceive the order as stated above
Si after five o’clock this even
ing and as many customers as
i^hla were notified immediate-
bi. >b-
tbit burden ol entotc-
ing the order rests with federal
The'^ode^^hattleshlp of the
H S Navy comperes in slse and
urte Hottd. »»
wnnld top the talloet sicy-
to ai«»««>. PM»a4u!phia,
pttUbnrg, Cincinnati
the roll call organisation for ^ finishing with three years in Mo-
business districts in North Wil-' ravian Falls Academy in the hey-
keaboro and Wllkesboro, residen-' day of that institution under Dr.
tial parts 6f the two towns, in- George W. Greene,
dustrles. schools of the county, j “After finishing his education
and on January 20th. 1889, he
was married at Millers Creek to
and for buai-
Wilkes high-
rural communities
ness houses along
Plans are almost complete for
the roll call, which is expected to
be the most successful ever held
in Wilkes. The goal is 2,100
members for the county, a much
higher figure than formerly.
Mrs. Ralph Bowman is a pati
ent at the Wilkes Hospital where
she underwent a minor operation
Miss Bessie R. McNeil, who pre
ceded him in death on November
27th, 1938, at Wllkesboro.
“As a part of his public acti
vities and tor his betterment, and
as a duty to his country, he he
gan as a public school teacher:
then clerk in a store; Clerk of
Superior Court of Wilkes county'
for four years: farmer: book-
(Continued on page five )
Crest Store. Has
A Good Opening
%50O At Formal Opening
and 7,135 At Opening
Day Sale On Friday
Crest 5-10-25C Store had its
formal opening in its new rnd
beautiful store on the corner of
Ma n and Tenth street Friday
night with a crowd of 3.500 gp-
ing through the store in the two-
hour reception.
On opening sale day Friday the
count of visitors was 7.135 and
nMnued on page four )
America Strengthens Sea and Air Arm
4 Pletvred at left is a view of the ReeS toying for the nmiit W,ao*-toa ermser, WMkto«*rre, -at ttie
re-epened century-old Cramps shipyards, near Phitodelidito.f Upper riglit: Widely Iwralded nhw Hytog fsrtt^.
vrerid’s rtoailHrnt Instonment sf destraetkm, emerges ftom the Boelsg pdud to Seatoe for Bras test
iMfitt- Lower rlidits The U. 8. cmlser Sjsn Joan, after 'betof the Fore Elver yard sf toe EethiUiem
, Steel com|WB7, Qntocy, Msw,
To Induct 15 and
No. 2 To Send 17
Twenty-Six More Wilkes
Men Will Be Inducted
On November 26th
j Wilkes county’s two draft
boards will send 32 men to Fort
. Bragg for induction into the army
on November 12.’
I Draft board officials tod^y re
leased lists of men who have
been notified to report here to
leave for Fort Bragg on that
date. Board number I will send
15 and board number two will
send 17, two of whom, will be in
ducted for other boards.
For board numoer one the list
of men notified is as follows:
1 Rollo Asbury Queen, Archie
' William Moore. Honda Woodrow
Russell, Virgil Jopes Cocherham,
Janes Franklin Church, Dewey
At'.veil Lowe, Swan Odom Hayes,
William, Brice Hayes, Luther
Alexander Nichols, William John-
' son Messagee, Wayne Fprrest
Church, Edgar Jones Mastin, Ar
nold Raby Shell. Elmer EJsworth
Rouzer and Fred. Triplett Mtch-
For board number two the no
tified men were * as follows:
Charles Dwight Horton, John
Franklin Adams, J. P. Sebastian,
Clyde McKinley Key, WlHle’Da
vid McGuire, Arnold Glenn Wag
oner, Brady Blackburn, Dewey
Bdwrrd Holloway, Fred Clarence
Billings, John Quincy Adams,
Robert Arnle Walls. William Lon
nie Roberts, Dewle Clyde Be-
shears. Mont Jones Livingston
will be Inducted for Henry, coun
ty board in Virginia and Albert
James Harrold wUl go in for
Wayne county board pdmbor one.
On Noyember 26 'board number
one will send 11 and board num-
bar two will send iBf all to Fort
Bragp.-^; , •'
P. A. Bookmobile will
return to Wilkes county for the
third visit, starting Monday, No
vember 3rd. and continuing
through that week and the week
following. The demonstration,
sponsored by the Wilkes County
Board of Education and the Li
brary Board, has aroused a good
j deal of interest. It is hoped that
1 the people of the county will be
I eager for a continuation of this
J type of library service,
j A few changes from the origin
al schedule have been necessary
because of the size of the county
and the difficulty of reaching all
schools before their closing time.
It Is impossible to estimate ex
actly the time of arrival at each
stop, but each morning the Book
mobile will leave the Wilkes
County Library at 8:00 A. M.
The revised schedule follows;
Monday, November Urd
Mt. View high school, Mt. View
elementary school. Templeton’s
store, Reynold’s service station,
(continued on page four)
Ladles of North Wilkesbor*
and rural communities In Wllkas
are looking forward to the two-
day cooking school to be put oa
by The Journal-Patriot at the
Woman’s Club house on Trogdoa
avenue Thursday and Friday af
ternoons, November 6 and 7th,
three o’clock.
The cooking school will fea
ture lectures and actnal demon
strations by Miss Kathleen Crow,
noted home economist and specia
list of the Spry Research kitch.
The Journal-Patriot is glad of
the opportunity Ito bring Miss
Crow to North lyilkesboro to con
duct the cooklnjF'school because
she is really outstanding In that
field of work and will conduct a
most Interesting' and Instructive
The school will be absolutely
free and all are invited to attend.
No admission ticket will be neces
sary and all who attend will get
full benefits of the demonstra
tions to be conducted on actnal
equipment in plain view of the
audience. Recipes to be used at
the school in the demonstrations
will be distributed, making it
possible for tuose attending te
get equally good results In their
own homes.
Another interesting feature of
the school will be the presenta
tion of many prizes, at which
those who attend will have equal
opportunity pt winning. Tfcw
prizes 'will include some of thw
»K.'4,h«sL known mannfaflLwr)^ . itfOrV:'
ducts'fbr kltchin use and In the
prizes will be some baskets of
high quality groceries.
Any who fail to attend the
school will be passing up a won
derful opportunity for interest*
ing. instructive and beneficial
Many merchants and business
firms. Including some whose ad-
vertlsjments are contained in this
newspaper, are cooperating with
The Journal-Patriot in making
the cooking school possible for
North Wil'vpsboro. which is one
of fp'v smell cities to have the
privilege of obtaining the cook
ing school with Miss Crow as in
structor this year.
Remember the dates. Thursday
and Friday afternoons this week,
three o’clock, at the Woman’s
Club house.
Still another pleasant feature
for those who attend will be the
gift to each of a flower arrange
ment book from North Wllkee-
boro Coco-Cola Bottling com-
Welcome Sunday
For New Pastor
Capacity Congregatiqns At
Methodist Church To I
&.eet ParnttM* ^
Rev. A. C. Wtfggoner began hie j
duties as pastor of North Wilkes-
boro Methodist church Sunday
and was greeted by capacity con
gregations. •
At the morning worship service
when he made his first pulpit ap
pearance the church building was
filled and again at the evening
service, when congregations of
the First Baptist and Presby
terian churches joined in the
union service at the Methodist in
welcoming the new Methodist
At the e -enihg service Rev.
Watt M. Cooper, Presbyterirn
pastor, was in charge of the ser
vice. Dr. .lohn W. Kincheloe
Since the book was issued
it has been very much In de
mand and is sure to be appre
ciated. Those who attend the
cooking school will receive one
of these books free as a gift from
the company. It is a very beau
tiful publication and one whick
will be of much value to all who
use it.
Half Holiday In
Local School 7th
Students Get Hxlf Day Off
For Good Attendance;
Football Game Friday
North Wllkesboro schools will
have a half holiday on Friday,
November 7.
The half holiday is given the
student body as an award for
better than 97 ‘per cent atten
dance during the first slx-weoke
period. Paul S. Cragan, supertu-
tendent, said today.
Many will take rdvantave of
the half holiday to go to Elkin to
see North Wllkesboro high school
football team play Elkin, It to
Jr.. First Baptist pastor, read also expected that many followe™
scripture and led in prayer and of the Moun^ n
Rev. Mr. Waggoner delivered the the school will also attend the
The high school band will ae-
the team to the game.
sports event
The new Methodiat pastor wasj
assigned to North Wllkesboro by comiranv
the recent rnnual conference in Coach S. H. Franklin to workb^.
wLton-Salem. He came from, the boys
four years at Cobem Memorial, week, for the Elkin gaiM,
Methodist church in Salisbury is an srh«oI
5r«i. l. 011»..rtU, Wll»«b«ro
la Onlllord county. jvember 14.

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