f Aliks Recei^
In nkee Areas
fighting the a
Of Tobrak 1
Is Now AdmittW ^
London—^The fall of Tobruk was
officially confirmed by the British
early today, a setback which im
perils Allied plans for a second
front and leaves Egypt and Suez
seriously threatened by axis for
The enemy has pushed on to
capture Bardia, eight miles from
the Egyptian border, and the Lib
yan outpost of Bir El Gobi, ac
cording to German and Italian
Official confirmation of axis j
claims that 25,000 British .prison- i
ers were captured at Tobruk was
not forthcoming immediately but
it seemed plausible here. Loss of
the Libyan port, which last year
withstood eight months of seige,
was thought to be a blow of se
rious proportions. Bardia and Bir
El Gobi-were undefended.
nn Koport W
I nil finiii till
4 IN MODERN WAMTAR]^
Russian Lines At
Uoscow—German troops have
'driven a wedge into the defenses
o#"Sevastopol in spite of enormous
losses—estimated at 100,000 men
in 15 days—it was announced of
ficially’ today as the Russian war
blazed into its second year.
On the critical Kharkov front,
however, Russian troops blasted
their way across a river (presuma
bly the Donets) and recaptured a
Vimiber of localities in a terrific
counterattack, the nearly morning
was communique announced. .
New Officers Installed; Rev.
Paul Hardmg, Jr., De
The British aircraft carrier Illustrious which was damaged in a ses
battle is now in service again, after having been repaired and refitted at
an American shipyard. Photo at top shows the ship as she rides al
anchor at a British port. Bottom , photo shows crew members of th«
Illustrious running to their stations as an alert is sounded.
ON THURSDAY EVENING-
Japs .t^dvance In
Washington. — Japanese forces,
operating under cover of the eter
nal fogs rolling down from the
Arctic Circle, have pushed their
occupation of the .Aleutian.^ toj
Kiska, the navy announced yester-
Wilkes county district of the
Old Hickory Boy Scout council
tlsh fry Thursday evenlnf at
Gerald AshwHl, assistant Scout
executive for the council, was
present and took part in the meet
ing, James M. Anderson, district
cheirmr.n, presided. Eleven mem-
y, but only under the continuing!
bers of the district organization
bombers which hit' "
another cruiser and sank a trans-
of C. S.
* The hit.s on the Jap ship.s
brought to nine and possibly 10
the number of vessels in the ene
my invasion fleet which have been
sunk or damaged by army and na
vy fliers defending the chain of
far-flung islands stretching like a
dagger to within miles of
received from committee
men relative to Scout expansion
pj^gra-m now under pray. It was
tha«: ^¥*U«hts of
sponsor a»h'ew "irodV in whatever
locality one can be organized.
After the district meeting the
Court of DoDOX ,and Court of
Review mat with L. M. Nelson
presiding. Merit badges were giv
en to those who had passed work
at a previous meeting and other
were up for additional
I FOR RATIONING-
Swimming Pool I Get Duplicate
Here Is Openedi Car Cards Now
Jap Sub Shells
t Ottawa.—For the first time in
nada’s hi.story 'as a dominion
enemy shells have landed on Cana
dian soil, it was disclosed yester
day in a defense ministry an
nouncement that a submarine had
lobbed shells harmlessly at the
government telegraph .station at
^Slevan Point, Vancouver Island.
^ fr The bold action, announced by
Defense Mini.ster J. L. Ralston, oc
curred at 10:35 p. m.. Pacific Time,
“'No damage resulted,” the an
It was presumed that the subma
rine was Japanese.
At Convention Of
Kiwanis Last Week
Hundreds Seek Relief From Trucks Must Give Informa-
Heat As Scouts Open Pool
tion As To Miles Driven
and Miles Per Gallon
Boy Scouts are operating the
swimming pool on Wilkesboro |
Avenue between the Wllkesboros.
The pool opened Saturday un
der the management of Effner
Eller, who has beeh active in
Scout work and is well qualified ,
for the posi’ion as life guard and [
swimming instructor, and hun
dreds on Saturday and Sunday
used the pool as they sought re
lief from the hottest heat wave
of the season. |
.A nine-cent admission is being
charged and any profits above ac
tual expenses will be donated to
Motorists who have lost their
registration cards must get their
duplicates before they register
for permanent gasoline rationing
the first three days in July, ac
cording to information received
by the rationing boards here.
And truck operators must be
able to t^ll the miles driven dur
ing May, miles to be driven in
July, August and September and
the miles per gallon.
Attention is again called to the
North WJlkeshoro Lions Club
ended its fiscal year Friday ev
ening with Installation of new
officers, a report of the past year’s
activities and a splendid prognam
featured by an address by Rev.
Paul Hardin, Jr., of Asheboro.
Paul Cashlon, who was secreta
ry of the club during the past
year, was instialled as president.
Other gffieens installed were as
follows: J. M. Anderson, Vernon
Deal and Dr. J- S. Deans, vice
presidents: C. E. Jenkins, Jr.,
secretary: Phillip Brame, _trea-
surer: Rev. A. C. Waggoner, Bill
Marlow, H. B. Smith and A. A.
Sturdivant, directors: E. A. Shook,
tall twister: Jack Swofford, Lion
Mr. Cashion succeeds Emmett
Johnson, who has successfully led
the club, as president. Reports
were received Friday evening
from Vernon Deal, treasbrer, and
Paul Cashion, secretary.
The report of Mr. Cashion
briefly outlined activities of the
club during the past year as fol
lows: Repainted and erected road
signs, gave }10 to USO, gave $50
to school milk fund, sponsored
county tennis tournament, main
tained 60 chewing gum vending
tie blind, coltectS
and baled 15 tons of scrap papef,
sent telegram to presldfent pledg
ing all possible aid In war effort,
each member buying bonds regtj-
larly, club bought $100 bond,
gave $50 on purchase of fluoro-
scope for county tubercular hos
pital, helped sponsor mile of
dimesr spent $56 on glasses for
underprivileged children, took in
12 new members, sponsored for
mation of blood plasma bank at
hospital, had very successful la
dies night banquet, aided in ef
forts to secure flood control dam,
backed movement to secure park
for city, and carried out several
First thing on ihe program
Friday evening waa a splendid
report of the state convention,
which was given by C. E. Jenkins,
Jr. * He and Paul Cashion were
the delegates. ,
Rev. A. C. Waggoner, pastor of
the First Methodist church, in
troduced the speaker. Rev. Paul
Hardin, Jr., who is guest minister
in the Methodist revival here.
“Margins” • was the subject of
the addrees. The speaker, whose i
address was received with rapt
interest.- urged that a spiritual
margin be provided in life and
I that it was margins which make
life worth while. He brought out
that man in business seeks a
Service Stations Pexiag One
Per Pound For All
Red army Infantrymen are shown In msrehing formstion after they
had been unloaded from the tanks that carried them to the deployment
point near the front line, somewhere on the long battle line that reaches
from the Baltic to the Black aea. Bossians claim that these tanks have
proved superior to the German Juggemants that crashed through Franc*
two years ago.
FOR WILKES COUNTY-
Announce Places For
June 30 Registration
18 And 19 Year Olds To Register at Schools
On Tuesdey, June 30; Will Be
Over 47,000 pounds of oemp
rubber were collected and turned
iff to service stations, oil compa-
ntos and scrap dealers here last
week and the goal this week la
to more than double that amount.
W. J. Bason aoported Saturday
night to Wllliim H. Boyd, chalr-
man of the war Industries petrol-
euiii council In Washington, D. C.,
that 47,000 pounds had been re-
recelved by service stations laat
week. These figures were com
piled from actual reports from
the service stations.
During this week, final week
fOf the drive requested by Presi
dent Roosevelt, renewed efforts
will be made to collect and turn
In all scrap rubber available, J. B.
Bnipes, chairman of the Wilkes
Salvage committee, said today.
Service stations and scrap deal
ers are paying one cent per pound
for scrap rubber of all kinds. In
response to questions from service
station operators, J. B. Snipes
said today that service statlrns
are authorized to pay that price
per pound for old tires, even
even though the tires are not all
rubber, and the oil companies
serving the service sta’ions will
take them up at the same price.
Money for rubber donated will go-
4e.Ahe Red Cross, USO and Army
and Navy Relief organizations.
Farmers and children to data
have collected a grea er part of
scrap rubber but the drive In
North Wilkesboro and Wilkesboro
will gain impetus Wednesday by a
house-to-house canvass by Boy
Will Hendrix, 73,
Claimed By Death 1
town hall on Monday, Tuesday
and Thursday afternoons, one to
five p. m.
Meet Here Monday
All persons connected with tat-
Funeral services was held Fri- ioning, all school superintendents,
day at ML Zion Church for Will all gasedine distributors and re-
Hendrix, age 73, well known citi- tallers, and alj others interested
zen,.o£ that comir\unity who died In learning about the gasoline
fact that registration for- canning , , , _
, , ^ . ■ margin of profit and that margins
sugar is under way at W Ikes^ro
school and the North Wilkesboro, emphasized
T. R Story, secretary, and Mr.
and Mrs. Paul Osbome were the
representatives from the North
Wilkesboro Kiwania widow, Mrs. Lou Hendrix, and Monday eveplng, June 29, eight
Wednesday. Rev. Ed. Hodges con- [ rationing plan are asked to attend
ducted the service. | the regional rattonlng meeting to
Surviving Mr. Hendrix are his be held at the towa hall here on
Khranis Club at the
Ifflemational convention in Cleve
land, (Miio, June 14 to 18 last
They report a very successful
and inspiring convention, which
was the largest in the history of
Kiwanis International. There were
about 6,000 to attendance and reg-
Mtrsttoif exceeded that at the At
lanta convention by five.
Ice Cream Supper
An lee cream sapper sponsored
Jg tJie Woman's Society of Chris-
Service of the Unton Method-
WL church will be- held on Satnr*
evening, June 37, seven o'-
eloek. Prooieds will- go for the
iben^t of the' church and every
body to Invited.^
that God in the plan of creation
provided margins of plenty to
make life interesting and worth
Caudill Infant Dies
Last rites were conducted Sat
urday at the Taylor cemetery in
Walnut Grove township for Mary
Sue Caudill, infant daughter of
Trealy and Leona Nelson Caudill,
of Springfield. She died Friday.
Fifth selective service regis
tration—this time for young meu
18 to 20, will take place at sever
al schools on Tuesday, June 30.
C. B. Eller, superintendent of
schools, today announced the
places for registration and the
teachers who will do the work of
registering the men.
The presidential proclamation
requires registration of all young
men who attained the 18th or
19th birthday before June 30, or
the 20th birthday after December
31, 1941, a^nd on or before June
30 and has ' not heretofore been
registered under the selective ser
Following are the places of
registration for the precincts in
the county and the name of the
registrar to be in charge:
Wilkes Board No. 1
Antioch, Tom Mathis Store, C.
Beaver Creek, Ferguson School,
Lee Settle. *
Boomer, Boomer School, Miss
Brushy Mountain, M’tain Crest
School. Fred Gilreath. ^
Elk No. 1, Hendrix School, John
Elk No. 2, Ferguson School, Lee
iob^Cabbin No. 1, Summit
School, Ben S. Johnson.
Jobs Cabin No. 2, Maple Springs
School, D. -J. Whittington.
'Lewis Fork, Mount Pleasant
Plans Under Way For My 4A Vidory Ral^
School, A. V. Nolan.
Lovelace, Spurgeon School,
Moravian Falla, Moravian Falls
School, Vaughn Jennings.
New Castle, Clingman School^,
J. R. Calloway.
, Wllkee Board No. 2
Edwards No. 1, Ronda School,
B. R. Spruill.
Edwards No. 2, Roaring River
School. C. P. Farmer.
Edwards No. 3, Benham School.
Mulberry No. 1, Rock Springs
School, Mrs. Nellie Billings.
Mulberry No. 2, Mulberry
School, Grady F. Miller.
North Wilkesboro, North
Wilkesboro City Hall, Paul S.
Reddles River, Millers Creek
School, J. L. A. Bumgarner.
Rock Creek, Mt. View School.
Somers, Lovelace School, Vann
Stanton, Stony Hill School
Traphlll Nos. 1 and 2, Traphill
School, W. V. Nix.
Union, Whittington School,
' Walnut Grove No. 1, Double
Creek School, J. W. Joines.
Walnut Grove No. 2, New LJfe
School, J. H. Wood.
Wilkesboro Nos. 1 and 2,
Wilkesboro School, W. T. Long.
Wllkertioro, Lincoln Heights,
J. R. BdeUn.
Scouts To Canvass
For Scrap Rubber
Both Towns Will Be Can
vassed Wednesday After
noon for Scrap Rubber
Rally Will Be At
on Saturday altfernoon. July 4, have hot been completed. How- will be announced between now
according to l^t Williams. Vlcto-'ever, Judge Johnson J, Hayes, of and the date. Meanwhile the
ry Rally chairman appointed by Wilkesboro, has been secured to chairman, - the civilian defence
deliver the principal patriotic ad- council and others making the
dress of the rally. jplang are asking everyone who
It is also understood that the iCM to make plans to attend and
usual Fonth of July singing will have a part to the Victory Rally.
the Wilkes Civiltan Defense coun
Judge Hayea To Be Feature
Sj>eaker For Patriotic Pro-
fram bidepmdence Day
Governor J. Broughton Is
sued a prpflMatloi^ asking that
every county * Victory Ral
tv cplAihrfttiiA]i 'TtiHatl
be held^and that the singing will
ty celebratltHi Jndeik lence j be a part of the Victory Rally
Day and askid ClviUan Defense program^ ^
organizations to' make arrange-1 \ Sale of war bonds and stamps,
meats for Mitahle programs “to USO offering-and other patriotic,,, . e »v t,
(give obserranoe to this occasion endeavors, will be Incorporated In .bSiOOO .inartMto to the.. South has
Plans are rapidly being formed In a-manner twist fitting and ef- the rally; which ' ahonld attract ^I^n;Approyed in a *Py.***
for the Victory Rally to bo held fectlve”. ' an unprecedented crowd. *
at the WUkea county dtorthouse Detailed pl«» v- tor the rally - FurthM PbuM fw^ the »ally dt toe^rtners, Touug.^i^
-■ . • . . --f’ ■ ■ •A.’?;*',-," '
The Eller Reunion will be ^dd
at Bolling Springs Church Sun
day, June 28, according to the an-
nouneeflseat by J., M. Eller, pres
ident.;^. . I- ■ -3
' The program wW begin at 11
i. m., with a picnic dinner at 12
,^FYee ud mandatory Inspection, noon and tft^oon^p^gram at
itf totneeo on 4» flue-cured to- w, - *
Boy Scouts In North WUkes-
boro and Wilkesboro will conduct
a house-to-house canvass forcol-
lec'ion of scrap rubber on Wed
Persons who have any amount
of scrap, rubber at their homes,
whether the amount be an ounce
or hunti.-eds of pounds, are ask
ed to place the rubber on their
porches or some other convenient
place for the Scouts to pick up.
The rubber will not be purch-
a.sed and the amount realized at
one cent per pound will go to the
USO, Red Cross and Army and
Navy Relief orga niza'ions.
AT STORE HERE—
$30.00 b Prize -
Dixie Home Super Market
Announces Essay Prize «
Ait reistlTSS of the eka smd
b-tanda are eoi)Sfs)ly tovtted tio
attend aad bring a basket of
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Prize winners- In the Dixie
Home Super Market H>s»iy Con
test which closed on Saturday,
June 13th, are a* follows:
Ptrst, Prise—glS.OO— Mrs. O.
H. Gilbertson, North Wlttredboroi.
Second Prize:—$10.00 — Mw.
Ralph Hnbbard, Moravton Falls.
Third Pri»e—$A.OO—Mr«. FrSak
O. StsgoHi^ North WUIceshoro.
An unusually large amount of
interest was mantfested la the
Dixie Homk Gontect an evidenced
by. thS' mpny people who sent In
The Judges were three A****"
vUle ladies who were competent
to *re®y respect, having had muck
rtbgrtpnce to Judging eostestsof
tbtii They were; Mrs. Kw-
(Um VvrOam, *«. Pe"y Tomtta
WOd-Mfs. J. -
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