VOL XXXV, Wo^
^▼t. HMTold M Cm»p
PTt. WlUle R. Herrold, who
wa* recently Inducted tato the
army, l« now stationed «t Camp
. Pvt. Cody Oaiwd
Prt. Coyd Dillard, who is sU-
tioned at Camp Edwarda, Mass.,
is spending a ten-day furlough
with his uncle, U. M. Myers, of
Clarence A. Dillard
At New Riw -
Pfc. Clarence A. Dillard has
completed his tvasis training at
Parris Island, S. C., and Is now
stationed at the marine cor^
base at New River. Pfc.
son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Dll
lard, of Hays, enlisted In the ma
rines in February of this year.
Pvt. Luther Billmga
Pvt. Luther 0. Billings has
completed his training at Camp
Clalrbome, La., and his address
has been changed to “care of the
postmaster. New York City.” Pvt-
Billings Is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
E W. Billings, of Hays.
Pvt. Fred E. Bauguas
At Camp Wheeler
A measag© received from Pvt.
Fred B. Bauguss by his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Bauguss, of
this city, states that he Is now
located at Camp Wheeler. Ga,
Pvt. Bauguss was recently in-
^cted Into the army at Fort
"dgBkson, S. O.
Rationing Sales Will Begin
November 28th WHh Su
gar Stamp Number 27
Coffee rationing begins at
midnight on Saturday, No
vember 21, when there will
begin a “freeie” of one
\Cpl. Lerter „ „
ed to Camp Crowder, Mo., after
spending a 10-day furlough with
’'his relatives, Mr. and Mrs. Vance
Welch, of Lenoir, and many
friends In Wilkes county.
Pvt. Blackburn Visits
Here On Furlough
Pvt. R. F. Blackburn, who is
stationed at Drew Field, Florida,
is spending a few days with rela
tives and friends here and in the
Mountain View coram'unity.
Staff Sgt. Pruitt Here
Staff Sergeant Wm. J. Pruitt,
who has been on maneuvers In
Tennessee, is spending a week
with his wife and his parents. Mr.
and Mrs. A. C. Pruitt, of Wilkea-
T ' feSSlS
Chalmer Dyer Home
Chalmer Dyer, who enlisted *n
the navy several weeks ago and is
stationed at Norfolk. Va., spent
the week-end with his wife, the
former Miss Thelma Brookshire,
and reUtives near this city.
Pfc. Archie W. Laws
Pfc. Archie W. Laws, of Fort
Benning, Ga., has been promoted
■ y> bayonet Instructor. Pfc. Laws,
^‘^ho entered the service on Janu
ary 20, 1941, is a son of Mr. and
Mrs. Weldon Laws, of Parsonville.
He spent lest week-end at home.
week, during which time no
coffee may be bought or told
by consumers or dealers.
The “freexe” wUI end at
midnight, Saturday, Novem
Ccmsumers will not have
to register. They will use
stamp No. 27 from their
present sugar ration book.
This stamp will be good for
one pound from November
28, 1942, through January
3, 1943. No one who was un
der fifteen years of age on
May 8, 1942, will be entitl
ed to any coffee ratim, un
der the present regulations.
These ages may be deter
mined by viewing applicant’s
stamp book No. 1 for sugar
Only Institutional users will
have to register. They will ro
ister on November 23, 24 and 25.
1942. These will include hotels,
cafes, drug stores that serve
coffee with meals, hospitals, and
other institutions that serve
meals, which include coffee. In
dustrial users, under certain cir
cumstances will register but their
applications will have to go to
-TttgfWitWHBt nwTS wttr reglstwr
on the back of their original
Form R-310 which they filled
out for sugier. They must regis
ter at the same local board where
they registered for sugar, and
can only show the same eataMish-
ments shown at that time. Special
form for this purpose will be sent
Wholesalers and retailers do
not register at this time. Further
InformatioB as to how they will
receive coffee inventories will be
Sugar Certificate Form R-306
will be issued Institutional users
for the present. These will be
changed to read “coffee’’ where
the word “sugar" appears.
Consumers who have not been
issued a ration book because of
excess sugar on hand may be issu
ed a book in this way; Tear out
all stamps to and including stamp
No. 16. (The first 16 stamps in
ration books will be used t ”
sugar only.) Stamp No. 17 to and
including No. J8, will be used for
coffee or other rationing.
Remember: Stamp No. 27 is
the first to be used for coffee. It
is good from November 28
through January 3. 1943. Stamp
No. 28 will be next in order.
Stamp No. 25 will be the third,
and Stamp No. 26 will be the
These are merely the high
lights. Further Information will
be sent to all boards as soon as
Pvt. Granville Baldwin, son
of Mr. and Mrs, .Arthur Bald
win, of North Wllkesboro route
two, is now In service some
where In the Pacific area. Pvt.
Baldwin entered the service in
lines Expanded Wilkes County To
Get F. C. X. Store
Piedmont Mountain Freight
Lines, a local firm serving a rap
idly expanding territon'. has pur
chased the Lowther Flight lines,
of Charlotte, it was learned here
'Included in the transflctlon
were the rights to operate freight
lines between Charlotte and
Mount Airy by way of Statesville
and Elkin, between Charlotte and
Winston-Salem by way of Moores-
vllle and MocksvlUe, between
Statesville and Wlnston-SoJem by
vxy at MocksvlIIe, and from
Mount Airy to Hooresvllle by
way of Boonvllle, Yadklnvllle and
Moeksville. Intra-state and In-
tor-sUte rlghU and the rlghU to
iarve intermediate points on the
/antes were Included.
laaTpment lucluded In the deal
caawM'ot one tractor and trail
er xnd Four trucks.
Thi firm Bad already, hwo op-
with tennliialB at fStor-
Kj^autesTflle, Nora >«kes-
sikln, Lenoir »ad. Galax,
’ u, and eonlpment used before
gnlslUoa of the Lowther Unes
of throe trxetor jand*
omtnti and II tracks.
Father and Son Banquet On
Friday December 11,
■ The Cubs are about to get re
organized after a summer of in
activity. Mrs. Ray Hayes is now ^
Den Mother of Den No. 1 which have control of aU northern
American forces in north
Africa today were advanc
ing rapidly toward Libya to
cut off retreat for the rem
nants of Rommel's German
army, wliich 'was routed in
Egypt by the British last
Meanwhile, the nazis have
overrun unoccupied Frcmce
and the French government
The French fleet was the
big item of news yesterday
and today with many con
flicting reports as to its
status. Latest report said
the fleet was still based at
Toulon, which the Germans
had not reached in their oc
cupation of the remainder of
All French resistance in
north Africa ended yester
day and Admural Darlan,
who is in Allied 'hands, or
dered all resistance be stop
ped. American forces now
llda JU jneeUn* home at
top ^ 9lfi Street Hill:' .UTib
members of this Den are Lewis P”** ^ _
Nelson, Darwin Gettys, J. C.
Hayes, Jimmie Carter. Buddy
Sloope ond Hugh Gale. Thomas
Nelson Is their Den Chief.
Mrs. Isaac Eller is Den Mother
and Donald Coffey is Den Chief
of Den No. 2. which, meets at
Mrs. Eller’s home or. 10th stree’.
The members of this Den are Joe
Eller. Billy Bason, Hugh Crave.i
Gordon Forester and Bobby Story.
Den No. 3 meets with Mrs. Jack
Swofford. who is Den Mother.
John Ellis Justice is Den Chief.
Its members are Julius Rousseau.
Jimmie and Dudley Moore, Gil
bert Wagoner, Curl Swofford.
Gene McNeil and Pete Eller.
These Dens have had several
visitors who have expressed the
desire to join but. as certain
training is required of their par
ents. they have not been able to
become members. This Parent’s
Training Course will be given
Thursday, December 10th, from
1:00 to 3:30 p. m., in the Scout
room of the Presbyterian Sunday
school building and all parents of
boys who wish to become Cubs
are asked to attend at that time.
It will probably be at least ano
ther year before an opportunity
will again be given. Heretofore
six sessions have been required
for a training course whereas
this year It will be coftdensed Into
one. two and one-half hour pe
riod. Mr. Jerry Ashwlll, assis
tant Scout executive of the OH
Hickory Council, will be instruc
On Friday, November 20th at
^ i«r tl^ axis
out of Libya artd the Medi
Italian forces have occu
pied parts of French Corsi-
In Russia the naxi drive
had bogged down today and
one armored division out of
fuel faced annihilation, ac
cording to the Moscow ra
London - - American forces
plunged eastward across Algeria
last night to .strike the axis in
Tunisia and beyond in Libya af
ter their brilliantly-executed, 7 7-
hour campaign brought a capitu
lation order from Admiral Dar
lan to Frenchmen in all North
While Lieut-Gen. Dwight D.
"Iron Ike” Elsenhower’s men
consolidated victories at Algiers.
Oran and Casablanca, highly mo
bile American units shot into the
Algerian ^terior and along the
coast 12o\»iles to Bougie, spoil
ing for their first big clash with
the Germans In this war,
German Paratroops May riuil-
■ Their most Immediate prospect
of a clash was with airborne
troops plumped into Tunisia by
the Germans In a companion
thrust to the axis march across
the formerly Unoccupied French
Making tracks across the In-
The Wilkes Farmers Coopera
tive Exchange will epen its store
for business on Monday, Novem
ber 16th, at 921 D Street in North
This organization represents
more than one hundred Wilkes
county farmers who are working
in cooperation with the State
FCX and twenty-eight other far
mer owned and controlled ware
houses in North Carolina which
represent more than 35,000
North Carolina farmers.
Tls organization will sponsor
Open-Formula feed and fertilizers
made In their o'^/n mills under
laboratory control, end will han
dle a complete line of quality
Unlco supplies for farm use.
Mr. C. F. Jones is manager. *
the Presbyterian Sunday school i '"nd desert sands, other American
Patsy, boston bulldog at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.
A, (Dick) Cashion in North Wilkesboro, has one of the
best dog houses in the country, as the above picture very
well shows. The house is sturdily constructed of dura
bly materials, including excellent floor, moulding, siding,
lathe-turned porch posts, glass in front door and rear
window, built in bed and asphalt shingle roof. The
house is wired for electric lights. It is so coxy that Pat
sy has never complained of her quarters. Patsy is 16
months of age and is a very loyal friend to every mem
ber of the family. She is friendly and well trained to do
, a slumber of interesting tricks. Patsy is very inteUigmt.
Otiee" she vrent in t£e famlTy car to Wilkesboro and Itinre
rambled off. She was lost during the afternoon but she
learned a lesson. She will not get out of the car now
except at home.
With More Than Ftva
/^Tires Per Csur CsumoC
Drive After Nov. 22
-After November 22, 1942, no
passenger car owner will be al
lowed to operate hla car If he hoa
more than five tiree per car. Badi
ear owner must register his five
tiree with the Ration Board be
fore November 22. Blanks for
this registration are available at
^nrlee stations all over Wilkes
■qounty. The blanks may be filled
out and mailed to the Ration
Boards. They must show the se
rial numbers of the tires on the
car. All gasoline coupons for cars
for which the tires are not regis
tered will be revoked after No-
Persons having more than firs
tires per car must turn the extra
tires in to the Railway Ehepreae
office at once. All tires above
five must be turned In regardless
of the shape they are in.
This regulation does not applr
Jury List For
Drawn by Board
Court Scheduled To Conv^se
On Dec«nher 14 For A
Mixed Term 2 Weeks
Votes Listed For
R. W. Goode, of Mfc'QU.'se, Boots
3, told D. J. ^nniMr, ' aseiitant
farm agent of Wayiw coonty, that
^ terraces staked out for him
have been rf great value in pro-
this year’s crop.
building the regular Pack meet
ing will be held at 7:15. As this
is the annual roll call all over the
nation, every Cub and his parents
are urged to be present. An at
tendance prize will be given. In
terested visitors ore also invited.
Preceding the Pack Meeting
an exhibit of all handicraft the
boys have completed during the
summer will be held in the base
A father and son supper for all
Scouts, Including Cubs, will be
held Friday, December 11. Every
cub make your dad mark tha;
- Stone Mountain Singing
convene at Fairplains Baptist
church on Sunday, Novemhsr tt,
according to ah'ann^nemnent by
3. A. GiRiam, ehotyaao:
The sttging Wtti b^h at one
o’clock and all singers are invit
ed, to attend and participate.,
BUY BiOBE WAB BONDS
units were pushing toward Libya
in an apparent nutcracker drive
forged In concert with the British
to trap and smash Marshal Rom
mel’s all but knocked out African
Reports that Italian marines as
well as Nazi air troops and com
bat planes were in Tunisia indi
cated the axis Intend to contest
the Allied advance there Instead
of waiting for them to get to Li
nizerte Is Main Stake
The biggest Tunisian stake In
Following are given the offi
cial figures of the tabulation of
the votes for township offices in
the election in Wilkes county on
Tuesday, November 3:
Union: Constrble. John Royal.
Traphill 1: Constable, Blaine
Sparks, (R), 394.
Traphill 2: Constable, Blaine
Sparks, (R), CO.
Wilkesboro 1; Constable. R. W.
Edwards. (R). 75.
Wilkesboro 2: Constable. R. W.
Edwards, (R), 173.
Stanton: Justice, Mrs. Estelh'
Teague, (D). 15.
Somers: Justice. J. W. Robbin.-i.
Reddies River: Justice, C. J.
Jones. (D), 446; A. G. Bumgar
ner, (R). 435—Constable. Job
Ashley. (D), 437; J. L. Holder,
Beaver Creek: Justice, T. W
Ferguson. (D). 121.
Edwards 1: Constable, Bns.
Blackburn. (R), 137.
Edwards 2: Constable. Boss
Blackburn, (R). 306.
Edwards 3: Constable, Boss
Blackburn. (R). 382.
Elk No. 1: Constable, S. H.
Jones. (D), 137; Wade Gilbert,
(R). 126. \
Elk No. 2: Constable. S. H;
Jones, (D). 69; Wade Gilbert,
Lewis Fork: Constable, Elliot
W. Elledge, (D), 246.
Jobs Cabin 1 and 2: Constable,
W. C. Beahears. (R). 107.
Moravian Falls; Justice, R. C.
Jennings, (D), 210; D. B. Davis,
(R), 264; Constable, C. E. Hayes,
' Mulberry 1 end 2: Justice, W.
H. Sebastian. (R). 6’'.5.
North Wilkesboro: Constable.
he biggest l-unisian euuie isal- Ullas Rev-
is Bizerte. the biggest and best
equipped French naval base In
The northernmost town of Af
rica. Bizerte is 38 miles north of
Tunis, caplUl of the French pro
tectorate, it would provide an ex
cellent jumping .off ploc« for ait
vrill i-AUlM invaaton thrust ag$in>t
^Wlnla,‘-'.Sicily or ' tke
goon. i • .’7,''
•V . ..
nolds, (R), (writi-ln vote) 7;
Justices—J. W. Bowles. 1277; J.
C. McDisnnld, 1296: R. T. Par-
due 1278. (all democrats).
Banquet) Square ^
Dance On Frii^y
Today'* .boot ••
SUtes War Bariw Bond*.
banquet be fql^w^ a
United square do^ and
Federal Court 1$
To Be^ 16th
Judge Hayes To Preside
Over Federal Court Term
To Begin On Monday
November terra of fed -ral court
for the Wilkesboro circuit will
convene in Wilkesboro on Mon
day, November 16.'
Judge Johnson J. Hayes, of
Wilkesboro, will preside over the
On the docket for the term are
many cases involving alleged vio
la tion of the federal liquor tax
laws. However, the docket will
be lighter in number of cases in
view of the fact that there has
been a decrease in illicit liquor
making activities brought rbout
i.y the scarcity of sugar,
Wilkes. Alleghany. Ashe and
Wutauga counties are included In
the Wilkesboro circuit of the mid
dle North Carolina district court.
Book Week Win
The week of November 15-21
will mark the twenty-fourth ob
servance of Book Week. "For
ward With Books’’ has again been
chosen as its themes. Teachers,
librarians, booksellers and pub
lishers unite during Book Week
in an effort to Interest the public
in books and reading. Interest in
Book Week has grown to such an
extent that it is now an' outstand
Ing event of the year.
The following summarize the
chief purposes of Book Week:
1. To encourage in boys end
girls the love of. books and read
2. To increase public apprecia
tion of good books for children.
3. To Increase knowledge of .
and support for public book faeili- Coos,
tlea. 1 MHll
4. -Tu eneoursge homia owner- bill.
Wilkes county board of com-
iHflHtonerS'' To October meeting
drew jurors for the December
term of Wilkes superior court,
which will convene on Monday.
December 14, with Judge Felix E.
Alley, of Waynesrille, presiding.
It will be a mixed term for
trial of criminal end civil cases.
The following were drawn as
jurors for the term;
R. C. Tyndall, North Wilkes
boro; J. T. Owens, Mulberry: A.
C. Moore. Lovelace; J. F. Bum
garner. Mulberry; Noah W. Pre-
vette, Somers: Sanford Church,
Reddies River: M. L. Laws, Lewis
Fork: John C. Bauguss, Traphill;
Maynard Norman, Edwards; Ix)n-
nle R. Blevins, Walnut Grove;
William Nichols, Reddies River;
D. F. Sebastian, Rock Creek: J.
H. Davis, Stanton; W. M. Os
borne, Mulberry: E. R. Spruill,
Wllkesboro; C. C. Bishop. Jobs
Cabin; R. M. Collins, Traphill; R.
S. Absher. Edwarda: J, M. Fergu
son, Beaver Creek: Fleet Brock,
Moravian F'lls; B. H. Roberts.
Somers: J. L. V’ood, Rock Creek;
J. E. Wingler. Moravian Falls;
Tal S. Barnes, North Wilkesboro;
Hubert H. Morehouse. Brushy
Mountain; A. S. Absher. Mulber
ry; Parks Nichols, Reddies River;
J. N. Bowers. Traphill; Connie
Bottoms, Somers; J. R, Woodie,
Lewis Fork: C. B. Yates, Reddies
River; G. R. West, EMwards; E.
D. Wood, Edwards: George B.
Kennedy, Wilkesboro; M. C. Sfher-
man. Boomer: A. C. Finley. North
Wllkesboro: H. H. Warren, Trap-
hill; D. C. Casstevens, Traphill;
CarT Reavis. Wllkesboro: B. R.
Pardue, New Castle: T. O. Hayes,
Brushy Mountain; C. C. Luper,
North Wllkesboro. ,
J. Quincy Adams, Walnut
Grove; W. H. Minton. G. R. El
ler, A. C. Woody, Rev. S. N.
Bumgarner and James S. Bum
garner, all of Reddies River; W.
P. Lawrence, Somers; James F.
Caudill, Boomer: J. L. Cheeks.
Union; Clarence Fletcher, Love
lace: R. D. Jarvis, Somers: F. G.
Brewer, Moravian Palls; M. G.
Key, Traphill; W. M. Minton.
Elk; L. J. Hackett, Lewis Fork;
C. E. Brown, Rock Creek; I. C.
Brock. Moravian Falls; Dan
Money, Edwards; James T. Mit
chell, North Wllkesboro: A. L.
Griffin, North Wllkesboro: Phil
lip Yatee, Lewis Fork; Marvin
Somers; L. R. Miller,
MHlkesboro; Lee Simmons, Trap-
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