OF ^(3lB?SgarTHB :'Sti».TE OF '^KE^'',
Get Coat Paint
Some Teacher Vacancies In
County System Yet To Be
Filled; Equipment Ready
All schools in Wilkes coun
ty, including the North
Wilkesboro city schools,, will
open on Monday, Aasrust 31.
County school authorities
have been busily engaged this
week in securing teachers for
the 35 vacancies which exist
ed only a week ago. Today
thirteen of the vacancies had
bein filled and it was expec
ted that teachers will be
found for the other vacancies
before opening date Monday.
The total of teachers em
ployed to date had reached
During the summer months
school tmildlngs have been re
paired end renovated in prepara
tion tor school opening. School
buses have been repaired and
sufficient tires were obtained to
have them in good condition tor
In Marine Gei^
School To Sponsor
Fall Horse Show
Event Will Take Place At
Wilkesboro Athletic Field
About October 11th
Meanwhile, a school bus drivers’
ehool was held to trsdn all pub
lic Md ooahriMtt bus drivers la
%e sterol ‘ of'TfiW
and gasoline,' no school bus route
extensions were made and buses
'■will operate on practically the
same routes a.s last year.
Corporal G. Dwight Black-
bum, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.
M. Blackburn, Traphlll, N. O.,
has recently completed a ma
chinist course at the U. 8. Na
val Training Station. Norfolk,
Va. He attended Mars HOI Col
lege one year before enlisting
In the U. 8. Marine Air Corps,
June 13. IfMt.
Cx)rporal Blackburn Is now
stationed at the >Iarlne Ba.sc,
Aviation Cadet Blevins
Aviation Cadet Clarence E.
Blevins, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.
C. Blevins, of Hays, has been
transferred from Maxwell field,
Al»., to the new air field atSlon-
t«. JH la lu .
Pvt. Henderson Visits Home'^ commrttee
Pvt. Charles Henderson,
has been on maneuvers in the
Carolinas, spent /he week end
Organization for a horse show
to be staged early In October was
formed in a meeting of horse
owners and other Interested par
ties at Wilkeaboro high school on
With '.he organization set up,
indications are that a most suc
cessful show will be staged and
that many of the best horses In
this part of the country will par
ticipate In the various events.
The horse show will be on the
Wilkesboro school athletic field,
where bleachers will be erected
for spectators and stable end oth
er accommodatlotis will be con
structed for the animals to be
The meeting Wednesday night
was attended .by a representative
group of horse owners from
Wilkesboro, North Wilkesboro
and other communities.
James Cranor wes elected gen
eral chairman. Mrs. C. M. Cranor
as secretary, Wm. T. Long
'Wilkesboro principal, as treasur
er, and Russell Gray, Jr., mana
The Wilkesboro school fiaoulty
Tennessee Ramblers To Be Here On Tuesday, Sept. 1st
Interior of several small school with his parents, Attorney and
houses, which will be used for Mrs. J. U. Henderson, in Wllkes-
-4* the duration of the war because ..boro. He was accompanied on his
"%4he school building program was visit home by Pvt. Fred Vogel, of
halted, have been painted to Louisiana,
make conditions better for stu-|
• den-ts. I Pvt. Russo Blackburn Re-
Teachers have been employed i turns To Bragg
to fill the following vacancies] Pvt. Russo Blackburn with the
since publication of the list of l'. S. Army, and stationed at Fort
teachers last week. Bkagg has returned there after
spending the weok-end with bis
mother, Mrs. E. A. Blackburn, of
and ah advlao
will consist of
who Tomlinson, Frank Blair,
'Jr., and Vernon Irvin.
Definite date for the show was
not set, but It will be about Octo
ber 11, according to the consen
sus of opinion as expressed at the
*1Salute To Our Heroes”
Month win be ushered in
here Tuesday afternoon
with a milita^ parade by
a field artillery battery
witii^ howitzer cannon and
a regimental band, Ivan D.
Anderson, manager of the
Liberty Tlieatre and who is
in chaise of arrangements,
Efforto to obtain a mili
tary company for a parade
had fafled until this after
noon, when Mr. Anderson
received a call from Major
Fairer, of Fort Bragg, who
said that the commanding
general at Fort Bragg had
ordered him to notify Mr.
Anderson that K Battery
of the 15 th field artillery
regiment would come to
North Wilkesboro Monday
and would parade here on
Tuesday, when the Septem
ber bond sale drive opens.
At least 150 men will
come to this ci^ and will
camp Monday night at the
fairgrounds. A captain wiQ
be here tomorrow to make
arrangements for the pa-
Mount Pleasant—Miss Reba D.
McNeill and Mis.s Violet Graham
in high school. Miss Elizabeth
Jones in elementary school.
Stony Hill—Mrs. Florence Van-
The TenneasM Rainblers, widely known group and one of the most norudar radio
acts in ..the south, wiil be here next Tuesda", Sept. 1st, to help North Wilkesboro
celebrate “Salute to Our Heroes” war bond and stamp drive. They will furnish mu
sic and entertainment in front of the Liberty Theatre throughout the day, will be on
The Liberty Stage for one show, at night and will furnish part of the music for the
“Stamp-A-Dance” street dance to be held on the street in front of The Liberty Thea
tre Tuesday night from 8 to 10 o’clock.
Engaged For Big
Bond, Stamp Sale
Bicycle Is Sold
Quickly With Ad
vage Of Scrap Metals
North 'Wilkesboro route 2, and his
wife, Mrs. Elma Hilliard Black- !
bum, of High Point. Pvt. Harley Good Showing Made In Cuv-|
noy. ^ I Ingalls of Rochester, N. Y., and i Campaign For Sal- j
Traphill high school — Miss stationed at Fort Bragg, f.c-
Rena McNeill and Gecrge Jeffer- companied him on his visit,
^ .Austin — Mrs. Vaudie Lyon
Ronda high school— 'Wayne
Foster and Miss Rachel Hamby.
Benham — Mrs. Mary Gladys
Roaring River high school
Gorman Johnson, principal. Miss
Jewel Graham and Miss Inez Trip
lett in elementary school.
I^Local Man Knew
E. K. Lovre, of Hay.s, on Mon-
rlay imserfed a “for sale" ad
vertisement in The Journal-
Boiio Davis, of this city, saw
the ad early Tuesday morning
and immediately went to the
home of Mr. Lowe and bought
Movie Industry Spearheads
Billion Dollar Bond Sale
Drive For September
Sticker Must Be
On Cars, Trucks
Mf^ Urged To
Enlist In Guard
operating base at Norfolk, \a., to
the receiving station in Boston.
Mass., w.bere he is taking a short
course in radio. This week he oi-
dered The Journal-Patriot.
_ . 1 1/ a P''*- Reynolds On Man-
The Duke Of Kent|
_ TV 1 'of Mr. and Mrs. S. U. Reynolds.
John Cashion Met The Duke^^.j^^ j,ggp Camn Wolters
While Working On War Texas, since May 1, 1942, is now
Lloyd E. Johnston In Durinir the current salvage
Navy Transferred drive a total of 740,000 pounds
Lloyd E. 'Of scrap metals have been
M. Johnston, of North ^‘Ikes-j u 'pj and the am-
boro route three, is a seamen, sec- ^ ‘ r i
ond class, in the navy. He was re- OUnt IS growing daily by leaps
cently transferred from the naval
Job In Scotland
on maneuvers somewhere in Louis-
John Cashion, who held a re
sponsible position on a war con-1
Faculty Of City
North Wilkesboro company
of the State guard needs men
J. B. Snipes, county salvage
chairman, said today a credi
table showing had been made,
especially in view of the fact
that scrap metals salvage had
Btruction job in Scotland for sev- return to Ajo, Arizona,
nionthSr th^rc met vh€ Duke j twoinintr ot-gn grvnv
Everything is in readiness ^
for opening of North Wilkes-*
schools on Mondav 1
morning, August 31, 8:30
o’clock, Paul S. Cragan, su-!
perintendent, said today. !
L * „j-i e^.. All vacancies in the hig'h
been progre^ng steadily elementarv school
several month.s pr.or to thej^^^^
cu^en campaign. j, Ibeen obtained and the buid-
the Lx? few^weelL^ because equipment have been | b«i.
and urged that jiersons who, Suiging SunJaV
nav,p scrap metals.no f®*'Ker g(,j,pp] ^ _
.Attention h* called to the
tact that rationing regnIatiMis *
require that motorists must j ,
display the appropriate .sticker , nec^ theyi ^now
for the largest denomination
For example: A motorist with
both A and B books mnst dis
play the B sticker; or If he has
A and O books he mu-st display
the G sticker.
Men leaving for the Service
and for .jobs in war plants
have depleted the ranks of j
the company badly. i
Men between ages of 18 ’
and 45 are eligible. The'
A victory celebration
with “Stamp Stomp,” two
orchestras and various
other entertaining features
will usher in “Salute To
Our Heroes Month” here
on Tuesday night, Sept. 1.
Festivities will begin at
eight o’clock on a block of
Main street from the town
hall westward to the Rex-
all store at the corner of
Main street and Gordon
Theatres are sponsoring
the sale of war bonds and
stamps for the billion dol-
Rationing officials said today I p»rd company offers eXCeU, dar drive during the month
that Ford, Chevr 'et and Ply-
month four door sedans have
been frozen until October 31.
Other types of new cars may
be sold according to rationing
hegnlations. AVlIkes was allot
ted three new cars for Septein-
jlent militaiy training, which
is especially of value to men
who may later be called into
service, because they will have
foundational knowledge of
military tactics. '
of Kent, who was killed in the
Pv^'^R L* MirtL?iert"4ter- 1 ^el^y bringing them in to lo- j be' asked'to'retum To'iheTr ^
cal dealers. 'year’s rooms and children enter-
Wilkes should have a total Ing the school for The first time |
where he is training at 'an army
air field, after spending a few
crash of a British war plane. Sun- wilkesboro
jdav in northern Scotland
Mr. Cashion aaid that he met
the Duke of Kent, brother of King
George VI. and talked withjhim
for 20 minutes or more.
with his parents, Mr.
M. B. Michael.
1 gnn ono Tmnnde eoIWtod report at 8:30 In the school' Regular fifth Sunday session of
1. A Pkoir Inudltorlum. tor assignment. High the Southslde Singing association
by the end of me year, onair- | students will report in tho will be held at Zion Hill Baptist
man Snipes said.
Pvt. Laws Home
Pvt. Howard Laws, who is sta-
of September and Ivan D.
Anderson, manager of
the Liberty Theatre, is in
charge of arrangements
Furnishing music for the street
A patriotic appeal is being made d^uce will be the famous Tennessee
to local men to enlist in the ' R^^blers from radio station WBT
company, to keep Its ranks up to charlotte, and a swing orches-
the required number. |tra. Both round and square dances
Any who will join are most featured and admission
earnestly reque.sted to contact ,,, , v
Captain Harry Pearson at once.
' Liberty Theatre is furnishing
Commissioned officers, non-
the orchestras at its own expense
commissioned officere and three ^
first class privates of the compa- ^^g oelamation is-
ny received a week of intensive,
The local company
they began talking. Mr. Cashion I Camp Polk, La., is
gjd not know with whom he wm spending ten days’ lurlough here
conversing. Mr. Cashion asked his jjjg parents. Mr. and Mrs.
name, and he said it was Windsor, jg^gg j,aws.
Mr Cashion said the Duke talked
I high school building. church et Boomer
j The faculty Is as follows: ' August 30.
Carries A Cloth } Elementary— Mlsa Sallle out-1 The all-day program will open j .jjjggg training givmg . ....... .i.
D A D 1 Muriel Coykendall. Miss at ten a. m. Dinner will be spread fjjg military’training o clock that thr^ rousing
Bag As Pocketbook , Emma Eller, Mrs. Susie Williams, pjcnlc style at noon. All singers 1^ received here cheers be given for the men in
■ i sued here earlier this week by
"rated°‘wgh'M5_°LK. T. McNiel. who pro-
claimed that on Tuesday night at
n,oiit interestingly about current
13 Japanese Vessels
Hit; Fight Rages
Bob Schafer In Navy
Bob Schafer, son of Mr. and
Mrs. J. D. Schafer, of this city,
enlisted in the navy Saturday as
seaman, first class.
^Washington.—American air pow-
f baa repulsed one Jspsnese inva-
fleet seeking to recaptors
u«as in the Sdomon Islands
'wreaked havoc airong at-
Japsaese planes, the navy
H. A. Steelman Returns
H. A. Steelman, chief machinist
m/.te, returned to the naval sta
tion at Norfolk, Va., today after
spending ten days with his wife
and son at their home at Oak-
woods. He is one of the five
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Prti* Ovkii ^9 Ys»*r« 'Ml88 Etfa Turner, Miss Elizabeth Invited
rorWVerOA l Rebecca Moseley, p,irt.
Kev. Joe H, WUcoxen, of Miss Ruby Blackburn, Miss Kath- j _y ;—
Summit, was in this city today ryn Troutman, Mis.v Beatrice Recruitinff
and aa uaual bad with him his : PeiarBon, Miss Lucille Young, Miss i ''■*** ^ t o ^
Uttle cloth bag pocketbook. [Mabel Hendren, Miss Myrtle Tut-1 Men Fof U. S. Navy
It was in 1910, 82 years ago, ^ tie, Miss Elizabeth Smith, Miss |
to attend and take .Uncle Sam’s fighting forces.
do, Va., secuned a cloth bag
which originally contained 25
pounds of lead shot,
Hd has carried his money and
varioas papers in the little bag
for 82 years and It has not yet
worn oat. Dnitiig that time Mr.
.WUcoxen had been engaged in
mexeantile buslneae at. Beng,
Sommlt and at Baaner BIk.
, Plonk MISS «e.a ^ ^ Saturday of Russell Pearson, Clay Bell.
Mias Mary Parham, Miss Helen "ere rrw y
Miss Neta Blackwelder,
MISS Mary rarnam accepting appUcations man Bell. Lloyd Shepherd. Tur- in the ai
Speer, iMlss Helen Williams, Miss
—BUY WAR BONDB—
Speer, ■miss neien wimums, mib» Xic —— — - - ^ Am«lS HnrUtv
■ Marguerite Thomason, W. B. Col- tSat men may enlwt m^e navy vette and Afnold^Hnrlay.
rllnt. and Miss Ena Alexander, any time before-the date of report-,
' who will he commefrinl teacher, ing for induction into the army, j
■■ ■ -J.?;.' 5’ •; '
ing the money for the war.
1' -.14SUY WAR BONDS—
they have received here.
Those attending the camp were, ...... .u
as follows: Everybody is myited to ^
Captain Harry H. Pearson, com-; “Stamp Stomp” and it is earnest^
mandlng officer; First Llentenai.t [desired that a throng of people ^
John Wells. Jr., Second Lleuten-1present and prepared to lai^h the
ant. John V. Wallace, Jr., First,bond sale drive in North Wilkes-
Sgt. Isaac M. Eller. Jr.j Sgts. Al- iboro with unparalleled enthusiasm.
' Hieatres here will sell bonds and
that Mr. WUooxeii at El Vi^. ; Lula Hinton Miss Nonle Gordon ^^^00, navy, recruiting' fVed Hadley. Aldlne PruHt, Vlc-j v v x
and Mm. Nell M. officer from the Salisbury recruit- tor Hsyes, Charles White. H. M. stamps througl[out the numth and
High school Miss Douglas .— wii) be at the town caudlll, H. L. Shaver: Corporals j each bond purenaser will be given
Free- a card for mailing to some person
Tor- i in the armed forces, renunding the
men that the people at
Miss Betty Story, Miss fact'^^r’Carr l^vrtte, BOlle Pre- ; home are back^ them by fUrnlsh-