NORTH WILKESBORO.N, C., MONDAY,
Men In The
Ccwporal Frank Allen
' Corporal Fmnk Allen, who is
: stationed at Camp Rucker, Ala-
tema, arrived Sunday to bpend a
ten-day furlough here with his
^rents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Al-
High School Wilkes County. Omrial V>t»
Band to Give
Sgt. Anderoon Transferred ,
) Sgt. O. F. Anderson, who has
been stationed at Camp Edwards,
Mass., is now at Camp Carabelle.
Florida. Sgt. Anderson, who en
tered the service with the Nati
onal Guard company here, is a
son of Mr. and Mrs. Marshal
Anderson, of Wilkesboro.
Pvt. Roby C. Jennings ,
Pvt. Roby C. Jennings, who is
stationed at Camp Wallace, Te.x-
as is getting along fine, accord
ing to a letter received by his
brother, Dewey Jennings. Before
his induction last month, Pvt.
Jennings was a barber at Wilkes
and Commercial barber .shops
Pvt. Bill Minton In
Pvt. Bill Minton, son of Lewis
Minton, of Millers Creek, Is with
U. S. Marine forces now fighting
the Japs in the Solomon Islands,
according to information receiv
Adamson To Report To
Camp Lee, Va.
Cecil F. Adamson, office mana
ger of Wilkes Hosiery Mills and
who has been accepted in the U
Public Invited Tq First Con
cert Of Year By Band
Tbursday Night, 7:30
at^my with the rank as captain,
vnll report Thursday at Camp
Lee, Ve., to begin officer train-
Ig. Captain Adamson will be In
Sgt. Marvin Pierce
V At New Orleans
Sergeant Marvin Pierce, son of
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Pierce, of Red-
Iji^g River, is now stationed-at
ItKw Orleans, Sgt. Pierce, who
has been in the army for three
years, has an excellent scrv'ice
Pvt. John Johnson Home
Pvt. John Johnson, who is wit'
Marine corps units at Quantico.
Va., spent the week-end with hi.s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wiley .John
son, near thi.s city.
Pvt. Gentle Home During
.\rthur Gentle, who is sta
tioned at Fort Bragg, spent the
week-end with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Joe Gentle, of Oak-woods. Pvt.
Gentle has been in the army since
March this vear.
Pvt. Lerner Visits Here
Pvt. Leon Ijcrner, who is sta
tioned at Camp Croft, S. C , spent
the week-end with friends here.
Before he was inducted into the
service on August 31, Pvt. Lerner
Mbps a well known merchant here.
ITIjhng manager of Lemer’s De-
Pvt. Chioman In
Pvt. Arthur Chipman, who made
his home in the Hays community
before entering the service ir
March, 1941, is now stationed
somewhere in the Caribbean area,
according to news received by rela
Sgt. Ralph J. Beshears
Sgt. and Mrs. Ralph Beshears
and son. John, of Fort Bragg,
spent the week-end near Benge
j(,with Sgt. Beshears’ father, Mr. W.
’ T. Beshears.
Sesunan Charles Leckie
At Norfolk, Va.
Seaman Charles Leckie. who
’ recently enlisted in the Navy, is
stationed at Norfolk. Va. He
Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
Leckie, of Wilkesboro.
On Thursday evening, Novem
ber 12. (it 7:30 o’clock the North
Wilkesboro band will be present
ed in concert under the direction
of Miss Betty Story. This is the
first time since the band’s or
ganization that a full evening’s
program has been given by the
lyand. The concert will be given
in the high school auditorium.
Members of the band have been
rehearsing faithfully tor many
weeks in order to moke this con
cert a success. New players, new
music and new instruments have
been added this fall to increase
the efficiency of an already pro
Certain requirements must be
met 1 efore a student is eligible
to ploy in the senior band. There
are many who are still in the be
ginning stage but who will in all
probability l>e playing in the se
nior band for the Christmas con
cert. There are also those on the
waiting list who have been unable
to obtain thei.- preferred instru
The public is invited to attend
the concert. No admission price
will be charged but those who de
sire to contribute to the support
of the band will have an oppor
tunity to do so. Sixteen new uni
forms and thirty new music
stands have recently been order
ed and will be ready for the
The program to be presented
Thursday evening is «s follows:
Star Spangled Banner.
1. (ai March — National Em
fb) Captains of the Clouds.
,3. Cornet Solo—"Carnival of
Venice", Cheeke, .\ndrew John
4. Marine’s Hymn.
.">. The Band Played On. Ward.
6. Vicarion Overture. Lorenz.
7. High School Cadets. Sousa.
5. Cornet Trio-—"The Three
Trumpeters”. Agostini: Andrew
Johnson. Dickie Sloop, Jay John
9. Cherrio, Goldman.
10. Legionnaires on Parade,
Personnel of the senior band:
Clarinets—Jimmy Moore, Lew
is Mann Nelson, Gordon Finley.
Billy Bason. Jane Cnagan. Mar-
goret Anne Hutchens, Eddi?
Shook, Mary Edna Rauknight,
Blair Coffey. Flute—Mary El
more Finley. Mellophone — Bill
Gabriel. Baritone—Henry Waugh,
president of the band. Trombones
-Lomax Kiliry. band librarian:
Tal Barnes, B. J. Robinson, Lloyd
Turner. Cornets—Andrew John
son. band vice-president; Dickie
Sloope. Jay Johnson, Dudley
Moore*. Julius Rousseau. Bass--
Wayne Wilson. Drums: Tommy
Kiiby. Betty Hutchens, hand sec
Personnel of the Junior bond—
Hugh Craven, Darwin Gettys, Pat
Hunt. Dick McNeil, T. C. Plexico,
Joe Eller. Bobby Eller. Jane Car
ter, Betty Jean Wells, Hugh Gale,
Gene McNeill, Genio Koonce, Phil
Mitchell and Jim Moore.
Large Expeditionary Fnrce
Of Americans Landing
In North Africa
Above is a table showing the
vote by townships on county offic
es and senate and U. S. represen
tative on Tuesday, November 3.
Because there was little varia
tion in the totals, the tabulated
vote was not given for supreme
and superior court judges on the
However, there was one excep
tion, Judge Julius A. Rous.seau, of
North Wilkesboro, on the th icet
Clifford Smith Is
Class Petty Officer Cl.'f-
,rd Smith, of the Norfolk, Va.,
aval station, is here for a visit
ith his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
■ies Garwood, a son of Mr.
Mrs. J. L. Garwood, of
(CoBtiaaed on page tenr)
EIDWARDS NO 1—,
EDWARDS NO 2
EDWARDS NO. .3
ELK NO. 1
ELK NO. 2
JOBS CABIN NO. 1
JOBS CABIN NO. 2
MULBERRY NO. 1.
MULBERRY NO. 2-
TRAPHILL NO. I
TRAPHILL NO. 2
WALNUT GROVE NO. 1.
WALNUT GROVE NO. 2.
WILKESBORO NO. 1.—
WILKESBORO NO. 2
391! 3251 389j
1471 90i 1551
1261 54| 131|
4461 477) 4451
326' 1901 3301
2121 2101 1721 214
805! 798| 13061 813
407| 4081 I
2471 241; lCl| 2451
3921 389 i i
1501 149] I I
131) 1331 I I
451 j 4461 4881 437|
3321 3321 1921 332|
2101 166| 210!
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_.i I 637! I 964! I I 285! I 46| | I1151| |H87| | 928| | 1 740| | 803
and unopposed for a second eight-
year term as judge of the 17th ju
dicial district, received about 100
more votes in Wilkes county than
any other superior court judge, his
vote in ,Wilkes being 5,887.
For supreme court justices Sta
cy received 5,845; Schenck, 5,843;
and Denny, 5,839.
ker, 5,796; fourth, Clawson L. Wil
liams, 5,790; seventh, W. C. Har
ris, 5 794; 11th J. H. Clement, 5,-
796; 11th, F. Donald Phillips, 5,-
792; 13th Prank M. A-mslrong,
6,796: 17th, Julius A. Rouleau, 5,-
887; 18th, J. Will Plesf, Jr.. 5.-
794; 19th, Zeb. V. Nettljs, 5,792;
20th Felix B. Alley, 5,798. No
For superior court judges the R'^nublican candidates were on the
total votes in-'Wilkes were as fol-i ticket tor any judgship.
lows: third district, R. Hunt Par-' Wilkes people vote^ majorities
against both proposed amendments
to the state constitution. The
school amendment received 4,451
votes against 3,434 for. The Wilkes
vote on solicitoiial districts amend
ment was 3,952 against and 3 lO.'^
A total of 491 votes were cast ii'
Wilkes by people absent from the
county and 142 confined to their
homes by sickness voted absentee,
making a total of 63.3 absentees.
Armistice Day Banquet Planned Here
R. A. Conclave
At the First
Bear Brunt of Japanese Assault
Division Meeting Of Royal
Ambassadors Here Friday
Evening and Saturday
Royal Ambassador conclave
will be held at the First B^tptisl
church in North Wilkesboro on
Friday evening and Saturday
morning, November 13 and 14
for the Wilkesboro division of
the Woman’s .Missionary Union.
R. A.'s of the First Baptist
church will be hosts and all R.
A.’s in the division and other
boys interested are a.sked to at
tend. Paul Forsythe, of Boon-
ville, will bo in charge of the ac
tivities and a very interesting
program has been planned, be
ginning with a banquet Friday
evening at the Woman's Club
house. Boys nine to 16 ere in
the R. A. group.
Day of Prayer On
Armistice Day At
St. Paul’s Church
The Protestant Episcopal
church will observe throughout
the world a Chuchwide Day of
Prayer on Armistice Day, No
This Prayer Day will be observ
ed in St. Paul’s church on Wed
nesday, November 11, at 4 p. m.
All Christian people of this com
munity have a cordial Invitation
to attend this service and parti
cipate with St. Paul's congrega
tion in praying for the things' so
much needed in a world torn by
the ravages of war.
' Judging by the anm^
ord books already'turned In, tfk
appears to be a banner 4-H club
year in Polk county, says S. H.
Dobson, assistant farm agent.
At Local Church
And Auxiliary To
Rev. J. S. Hiatt Will Be Prin-
cipal Speaker At Annual
Armistice Day Affair
Christian Workers School
At North Wilkesboro
A training school for Christian
workers will be held at the North
Wilkesboro Methodist church ou
The school will be for oil
Methodist churches in Wilkes
county and will be held daUy
each evening at 7:30 until 9:30
Top ranking officers In command of the marines in the battle for
Gnadalcanal Island and the Solomons are shown in the picture at top.
They are, left to right, Col..Gerald Thomas, chief of staff, Gen. A. A.
Vandeigrift, and Brig. Gen. WUliam. B. Rnpertns, In command of the
marines on Tulagl. Below, two big Flytag Fortresses roar down the l(^
runway of Guadalcanal airport, one of the prime objectives In the Japs'
“aU out” assault on the strategic island. The airport was bulK by ths
Japs and taken from them by D. S. marines.
There will bo two divisions.
Mtas Elisabeth Oliver, of Salis
bury, will teach ‘‘Teaching In the
Church Schools.” Rev. W. M. Mc-
o Claremont, will bo In-,
it6‘i^or for ,‘iMaslc I.t, ■’the
ChUTcb.” All ciidrehes ai-e Invit
ed to participate.
BUY MORE WAR BONDS
Pat Williams, Jr.
Hold Sunday School
Study Course Here
Pat Williams, Jr., son of Mr.
and Mrs. P, M,-WiIlU»s. of this
olty,:’scofed ;Qpe -Davidson’s
two toucbdpwiie tn:,t3>e CeroHna-
Davldaon foottolljlgftrte Saturday
Pati-who plays'.snd regd^^
tor Wi«»son ■lhlls^yefcf, ■
brilliantly and caught a number
of pf'sses. one of which was In the
end sone ror a touchdown.
A Sundry school study course
is in .progress at the First Bap
tist church -in North Wilkesboro.
Dr. John W,.. Klncheloe, Jr..
pastori-^te-eontoettng the course,
which ■w!® >Hle4 veach' evening.
7:30.‘ Moitdfty through*T!»ur8day
night. The book being
Ing,”' br-Cwatab; ^
Tenc&ers, officers and trtneri
Interested In Sunday whool work
are aaked to nttend. -r-
Rev. J. S. Hiatt, of Statesville,
will be the feature speaker at an
Armistice Day banquet of the
Wilkes post of the American Le
gion and Legion Auxiliary to he
held at the Legion and Auxiliary
clubhouse Friday evening. No
It will be the annual Armistice
Day banquet and an oyster sup
per and will be served all mem
bers of the two organizations and
their guests. The banquet will
be followed hy a square dance,
which will round out the even
Rev. J. S. Hiatt is a former
superintendent of the Elkin dis
trict of the Methodist church and
is well known here. He address
ed an Armistice Day banquet a
tew years ago and many still re
member his very interesting ad
dress, which was tilled with
sound logic and humor.
A 20-Year Pin
Manager Of Standard Oil
Plant Here Honored For
20 Year* Service
W. A. Patton, manager of the
local Standard Oil company plant,
was honored last week by the
presentation of a - diamond and
gokt pin in Teepgnititm of his 20
yegn contiimotM sewicc ■with the
^ U , . JiJ
by 'L. M. supervisor
fog Standard Oil company in’this
Latest dispatches from
French north Africa today
stated that American expe
ditionary forces which land
ed there during the week
end are making rapid pro
gress against the Vichy
Today American force*
continue to land from big
convoys, although no inti
mation of the strength of
the force was given other
than that it is a major expe
A naval battle was in pro
gress against French forces
at Oran but little opposition
was given by the French in
other sectors. Forces have
landed in Morocco on the
west African coast as well
as on the northern coast in
American forces have al
ready taken several major
airfields, where fighting
planes began operating im
mediately. Today bomber
forces were moving in rapid-
Some parts of the expedi
tionary forces have already
started moving eastward to
day toward Libya, possibly
with the intention of cutting
off retreat for Rommel’s
German forces now being
driven out^of Egypt by Brit
ish and Australian forces.
Landing of the American
forces opening a . second
front in Africa made the
biggest war news in several
President Roosevelt broad
casted to the French people
a statement of the impend
ing invasion of French north
Africa, saying that it was
for the purpose of prevent
ing an invasion of that terri
tory by axis forces and in
that manner would protect
the western hemisphere. He
also stated that it would pro
vide an effective front to re
lieve our Russian allies.
City Council Held
J. E. Walker Is Appointed
Building, Plumbing and
Electric Inspector Here
North Wilke.sboro city council
held it-s November meeting on
Tliursday night. • Mayor R. T. Mc-
Niel pre.'iided over the meeting of
the board which is composed of .1.
R. Hix, R. G. Finley. A. F. Kilbv,
Hoyle M. Hutchens and R'ilph
Police Chief J. E. Walker was
appointed building, plumbing and
electrical inspector with Chri.s
Williams as his assistant.
The council agreed for the city
to donate to the Wilkes office of
Civilian Defense the sum of $8.3
for expenses during the year. It is
understood that the county will be
asked to furnish the same amount.
K. M. Allen reported to the boprd
that section 1 of the sewer expan
sion program had been completed
and gave estimates on section 2.
Laying of water lines has been
held up because of lack of ma
1116: conneil voted to plsce the
towp auto tags ■Wit’n^
& Ciaplinft KotibjR Club, office
wfikh 4s l64dljnd by J. -
SfoAf Tbe dty tags vrfll go on
sale December 1 along with state
ti4ts for the coming year.