>lished Mondajm iili|
la Uie BaHed SUles ui BrW«***f« “tr^« sparaL^’rfwrTaS M ! accountant. h« ReprtUcan' through 1* ISO a4i. '^ea here
fenTtte to»iSLn“l^ E“*‘ Indie. moentelB «mr hee«ae «i member anl s^tw rf There a total ot 7,000. num
M, betere Java leH to tne mvaniDg japs, we M.nti--. for the oast several two-rear' i.-«, tr,;ww i ia» annii
'•jTt uaeswwei, 4«f J- C. GrajWh, of
-f WakeabtshO, to compose the tVIlhes^ , , -.-.iA-.'. '
hoard of el«tto«a the next two W*tlOO«I LARfiy
'years.^ ';. ■!»—-■
Anderson and BrooVshint are the
Democratic membera and (jrayson
is the BepuWican moi^r.
Anderson is a for^^«^ dttirman the national darft Iptterr nnm-
of the county board- of elections.! hers applioahle to men register,
having hdld that office for some l©i in Wilkes during ttie third
time several years ago. Brook-} regls*ration on FebrulirT 1*. ’
shire will be serving on the board ] ^,i2g was the nwnibdr register^
for his first time. H(f 1# county inig in Wilkes dr^'board num-.
game protector Mi is a deputy ter 2, largest of Q*"^'twp hoard
sheriff. Chaysofh tnio hoMs a po- areas hi^ the county) and only the'
sition in, the offiw of the county njunbers given by ' the lottery
an.nii'ntsnt, h.. teen BenahUenn' i i *n
bera Applie«bl« To Wilkes
In this aidclc l^b dablished
reds. la Jsvs they are nmnDerea m me inona.ua.. oriu.c , • —- ^
L And so, before Jsvs fen to the invading Japs, the Netheriiwds East Indies mountain sr^ hecMe «
I'to fcm^Uon. At left they are seen as they mined a bridge.'‘Kighi: A small pontoon bridge fer lafantr>
ring is shown as it was destroyed by a well-placed shell.
IN PLEASANT HOME COMMUNITY-
} IN ANNUAL MEET—
loy Is Hung
, , ,! Wukes Chapter
reak Accident i of the Red Cross
AUVI^ was «* VUMAA-'W *^vwv,. litAASJl-
Iiart^ several two-year bers draWtf Tmt 'on^ :lil28 .apply
.—.. ' ! locally and'a sn»an«p number in
The members will meet soon to'wilkes boC'td !■ '
organize by eli^tlon of a dhalrman
(Continued on page 4)
les for Japs’
"i^^te’a Hail PeMsh^ might be
Uke muiie for this tiaoaafnl of do-
siroctida bebig loaded by a gsanery
stadeat at Harlingca.'Tezu. Each
“message" Is a .SO caliber machine
uj secreiaiTf .. —■—
The stat;? btmi^d of elections in REPORTS FROM PACIFIC TODAY—
(Raleigh Saturday evening receivedJ
jthe last filing noticea from candi-*
(dates for,nomination for state of-|
! flees. One major state race will 't>e
! between Senator Josiah W., Bailey 1
and R. T. (Dick) ' Poontein for
Democratic nominatiiiR fonsenate.
Representative/W. 6. Burgin has |
' . j ' Jtvepre»eni»uvt5/TT. v- x>ur|^ui na
Coroner Myers Says Carlisle Rash Acciden- Rev. a. C. Waggoner Presi-] opposition for pemw^lc renom
r_ » « «« , m %M r% • liiatioii lo the eiKDih district
Fary Is Mounting In
tally Killed While Plajring “Cowboy”
With Rope At Barn
dent; Rev, Wat* M. Coop
• ination. In. the eighth district,
j Giles Y. Newton, of Gibsoi, hav-
i Ing llled es a candidate, kn the
I , 17th fadicial diatHctH.Judgd J. A.
Tn nn. Af th. .tranvcst hanoen-1 played .about the premises and( Rev. A. C. VUggoner, P^tor, ja opposed for the
logs in many yea^in Wd^es, I Carlisle had spoken oi lool^ of the-North Wllkertoro Metho^ rattomina^ for judge.
Sriiole Baah, teLyear-old son of'forward to coming to Ndfti Wil-,i8t church hes Solidtot-Avalon R. Ball of Yad-
Mr. aSt'^rs. Clarence Hash, lost kesboro that afternoon to get a 'P^ideivt of the ^
« Ma Ufa eatWrday morning at their new pair of shoes, and he had chapter of the Apt^ca Bed
Home jeom-,swapped pencils with his brother, Cn^. t o'whtebM
I saying that the one ba was getting He succeeds
DQiicicpr /n-Tiinw Jifw- ux xma*
lunviUe) jnM fpt Bej^>nean noggi.
GET GOOD STARt
Scoot Troop Has
Sold Sp PooiidA
(M Smp r iPapor
Allied And Jap
Blows Widi Bombs
Hed Alrpnifil SniM^ Mansr
.^.^...'^MemSera of 35" RKira% ^_^ ,*?**!**^„. .
—— uatf'Mm oitDr a few n*!- “playing cowboy" with a lariat] Other chapter—.
ntaa had dtehned since ne was fashioned from a rope line and it In the annual organta^on
in tie gMhge, where he had was that lariat which caused hw ling Thursday were;_*eT. Wa t
b^tryhit totSair a toy auto- death by strangulation. I M. Cooper. Pt^byteriau paster.
** ^ I His body was hanging on the vice chairman; W. C. Grier, sec-
Coroner I. K Myers investigat-' rope which extended from a joist retary; Vernon'Deal, treasurer,
the death and irfter conadering of the barn through a feed hole, m-, Charles McNeill, county welfare
mi .4^rb£ dSrS window, and his feet were witldn | olTlcer. chairman of home »er-
■the death was accidental and was about one foot from the ground, rice. „„
not sniciife The 'rope was not tied securely, Ofneers of the chapter at an
Early Saturday morning Carlisle' about the joist but was lo«ely
hml asked to go with his.father to twined. Had it n,t been for a knot tees for the various phases of
A stream to examine soiae gravel on the rope, which caught spinet work in the chapter-
bat trt^ed at home becalAe of the the square edge of the Joist, tp
He and his brother, Claude, rojie would have shpp^ and he
wo lid have landed on the grounu
I without injhiry.
It was concluded that the boy
! while playing with the rope fell
I or playfully jumped from the
I opening in the barn.
^ Tdt B« LesuMi; BmL ,
neM Tih«« to Coatnnw
Aathopfties coneerned have
given tbalr a«>pvoval to the pro
posed move of the bus statkm la
North Wilkeeboro from Ita praa-
ent ioeatlon on Ninth street be
tween A and Main streets to the ‘
Motor BerviCe ballding near the
corner 0| Ninth and D streets.
M. C. Wood(e, local agent for the
Greyhound Bus company, said
Barring unexpected develop
ments, it is expected that the
bus station will be moved within
City eouacil of North Wilkes-
boro has approved the chang>i
and the Dtlllties Commission of
the state has also approved.
If the bus station is moved it
will occupy a part of the bulldiag
and Moten Service company un
der direction of Paul Billings will
continue a'PeratioD in the remain-
der ot the building.
. Mr. Woodie said that changes
will be made in the building to
conform to the needs for modern
facilKies and that the stedon will
be an improvement over thb
present location. There will be
ample space for the perking of
buses off the streets in the space -
in front of the building on pave
ment which Is pracMcally level''
IN CITY COURT—
For Tire Thefts
Warden! To Meet
! All air raid wardens for
Wilkesboro are cskefK to meet ct
' f ■
Wilkes county salvage commit
tee win hold an ' otgairtaatlon
meeting on Tuesday afternoon,
live-o’clock, at the North Wilkes
boro town hall. :t . ,
J. B. Snipes, Wilkes fate ag
ent, is chairman of the commit
tee, which will be an ot-ganiaa-
tipn to* promote salvage (gbd skle
of needed metals
, " -i pouatfOd af their Invasion bases?
Boy jScout p^p numtw.Sa American and Australian fli ^
here has sola ? I*™ week-end. struck
scrap paper, ^H. T. Clars., Scon - themselves today with the
mssteri said today. 1 heaviest rsld so far on Port
That amount, which made up MoTeriiy, hub of Australia’s de-
the flrst shipment, does not in- fepgps of New Guinea as the ae-
elude the paper collected tn the hiittle for the continent
first canvass Saturday, March 21. reached a new peak of fury.
’Oie canvass was not complete j smashing of 44 enemy
due to the rein and persons who planes In three days of aerl.il on
hake paper which they .want 1 slanght, while Japanese filers
moved out of the way before the ^ere held off except for
next housento-house canvass two thrusts, won
weeks later are asked to call.H6 John Curtin’s
and the paper will be called for.
The Scouts will also collect
aluminum and other needed met
J—..j™. — wiikesDoro are esaem u> uievi needed metals and oth’ar mu-jala Md coat hangers during h
(ening in the barn. ,. ^ ^ I the Wilkesboro - fire depsrtraen* -erials fo**ti»a duration the . canvass which will be piade every
Surviving the boy are his father Tnesday night, 7:80, to study ‘ ' “ ' ' two weeks on Saturdays.
mnfbor nm. brother. Claude. j„gg„^|ary bombs. AMOuncemeut ■ - Thnoo who have-naoer to give
r«kmg pf Fhre Tires From
Locsd Firm Involves Sev
en Defendants In Case
Four colored men received sen-1
:ences In city court today on
divges of stealing tires and re-|
eetv^g stolen tires. |
Five tlree were taken from the 1
Wilkes Auto Sales eomfiany. Jo-
BM Taylor and R. V. Carl'on ]
who were convicted of taking the!
tjyw and who were em-ployes of 1
the firm, received 12 months ac 1
five and 12 months suspended
for five years.
'dthora involved in handling
the Hoif*" tires included B> d
eight months at 'h-*
fodaty home: JSmeo Wesley Hall,
-nte«>hiaaths on the roads and 12
motiths suspeBdedi Charlie Potty,
whose fudgmeitf was continued
oatil next Monday; and Bill Tld-
4tea B>t_^kt«. All these were
: eo&od man-
‘JNaa* Loi^c*. white man who
naar this ci’y. Is Indicted
for buying the stolen tires but
has not been tried.
l«cal pidlee made rapid proe
- twos on th» case after the arrest
^ of one suspect.
and mother, one brother, Clau^,
and one sister, Eldna Mae Rash.
Funeral service was held Sunday
afternoon at Pleasant Home Bap
tist church with Rev.’ Finley Watts
in charge. Burial was in t’.io
The commit'0e will have ad^ut
of 'ie meeting was made by jq meiahers, representing; civfc,
Paul Osborne, air raid warden fraternal and educational organl-
chlef for Wilkesboro.
Those who have-paper to give
are asked to have It separated
lito newspapers, magazines and
cardboard and to have V( on their
front porches on Saturday, Ap
praise today as
"one of the most successful oper
ations of the air war In the Pa
Nineteen Japapneee bombers,
with an escort of three fighter
planes, first bombed Port Mores
by from high altltnde then they
paugh, Widow ^ John
Mrs. Grace Poster Tevepaugh,
widow of John Tevepaugh, .died
early Saturday at her home in this
Mrs. Tevepaugh had been in ill
health but was not seriously ill. A
. heart attack was attributed as iiU-
ralnor , mediate cause of her death.
She was a member of * widely
kppwn family and was held in high
esteem by a witfe ciisck of frftiidB
and acquaintance -Ske leaves one
brother, T. M. Foster, of Wilkes-
boro, and two sisters, Mrs. T. M.
Crysel of 'Wilkesboro, and- Him
Mae Foster, of this city Her hus
band, who died in November, had
•oy irviu uii^u Riivtvuuc lucu me* »
swooped In and machine-gunned' several years been streets and
'^^Georgr« Smoak I»
Now A Sergeant
George Smoak, son of Mr. and
in.'N. O. Smoak. has beenpro-
.|goted to sergeant la the U. S.
g JkMiy Air Corps,
vflmook, stationed at AVbrook
in Hio Pannina Canal Zone,
mgniniary, lfi40* recehred
sMobanle in Decern-
For the benefit of service sta
tion man and motorists, the fol
lowing official information Is glv
en as furnished by the U. S. De-
partmen' of The Interior:
Q. When I drive Into a filling
station can I get as much gaso
line as I want ? ?
A. Prei^umably not, Under the
quota system, the ste ion will re
ceive less gasoline from his sup
pller, and so wIU he under the
necessity of curtailing his sales.
Furthermore, stations have been
directed to spread their supplies
as far as possible and to space
them evenly over the month, with
the result that the operator vep-
probiddy will sell you a reduced
Q. How much will I get?
A. That will depend Mrgely
upon how your dealer Is dlvldinv
his available supply. If he is* do
Ing H equttdMy. however, yop
shotdd he able to get enough ti»
operate your ar without serloUs
difficulty, provided yon do what
von c«n to avoid waste. Keep
your speed within reasonable
limits, maln’aln your ear in good
mechanical eondition, and do not
Q. Am I 'being rationed so far
ks my use of gasoline is con-
A. Teehnlealty'. ao.
‘Gulftrade’ Goes Down Near East G>ast
4’;' - Jr. zIj
in a city. This is so because thvi
stations may choose ^thelr own
operating hours, so long as they
deliver gjasollne during only 12
honta In any one day. snd during
only 72 hours in any one week.
Q. Does this mean, ’hen. that
dealers may stagger their hour.>'
Say, open from 6 a. m. until 12
noon; close until 4 p. m., and
reopen until 10 p. m.?
■ Av- Jes. It was dMlded ..that
each' cmeOiter should he allowed
ili idJlPit jhls hours a manner
l>iif t Wftirid bast suit the demands'
0^ W« oaptomera. ' ,
How. i^out Si|«day closing?
A.’ThM'il lip to the IndlTldnal
Shndnyp he May do' so.' GOnoP’J
I’s streets In a roof-scrapidg sec
There were no details either of
the effectiveness of the raiders
or of Port Moresby’s anti-aircraft
I Lae, one of the enemy's chief
bases on New Guinea, felt the
greatest weight of steel and ex
plosives from United State.a and
Australian bombers yeUerday
water .superintendent for NOrth
Funeral service was held Sunday
afternoon, 3:30, at the First Bap
tist church here, of which she ws.v
a member, and burial was in
Mountain Part cemetery. Dr. John
W. Kincheloe, Jr., pastor, conduct
ed the services.
At the funeral nephews were
pall bearers and friends of the
family carried the profuse and
beautiful floral trlbu es.
May Serve In Navy, District Meet
Dr> J. C. Stcrices May Become Of Odd Fellows
Chaplain; Recently Of-
fered Hu Services District meeting of the Odd
. I Fellows lodge will be held with
Dr. James C. Stokes, for almost Union lodge number 331 at Mul-
a year and a half pastor of the
Wilkesboro and Union Methodls'
churches, announced to his con
gregation af'" Wllkosboiro Sunday
morning that he had offered hts
Mteees to the United States
berry school north of this city on
highway 18 on Friday nigh*-,
27, eight o’clock.
Grand lodge officers will be
present and a large attend'nee Is
expected from the eight lodges
cloalng of Btatioas oh Sunday Witt j chaplain. His application Is now
goyarnment In the'tapaclty ofiju the district. L-die« pf Baptist
ia''^'no ban on
YlOilm af AXIS m
sgrowfi OB HhiM abpA Itt iflfc* a«
torpeiaed sad braaktag iff halt Tha wraA.fs vWhla fraraj^ate
wvlvars were landad, ■P®*®*®'*®* '
curtailed. And you iMA him
get along an
ounta of ^ get
—and help tbd war too^
— Bat your "by aeeapUag, irUHai^Iy, any eut
aanUifi ha mffy AWlie,.iii,i#ijMI^.(o. J»t
#■■■ • *• ■’r.--
-rV • -- -
Q. WHl'l be able to. buy gaao:
A. You oniftt always to he alMe
to Aai, »t
I ,,4, li^dite-W»te*«y.(In fome In-
' a«K%ihffltol. tlHto ,QS «toac
*J^t. ot ^
easantM diwfeg .h®
eonngad in view of ^
supply-alfiiatton. H, -t •'
Q, Was the cffrtaljymJft
proxintafhlT ^ dellr-
etea to. atoMse
^aaoltoa to the
in’ the^hands of navy officials at
llr. siolcM announoed that hq
felt the€ he might be' of greater
aervioa duriag the war among the
navy BrtB, and ha said he was
alsa prompted to the dects-
toB to-offer hla aarrlM on ac-.,
'cwttirt of the toot that the Meth
odist «urah iwa aoly f Bed aAout'
4A per cent of the gnota of .chap*
lalu raffuestod .. by tka goveth*
Home chulch^wlll serve a supper
to those attending.
&th Sunday Suifdnsr
Lit|le Rock Church
A Fifth Bunday sing^ con-
vaBtfcMi will be h«dd SMffay 'at
little Rock BapOst near
Bpomer. AH stogiBg elueea and
‘ffsairtata art tovttod to fftti^