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tiickKied Are In
Gr^p of tS
er t, which hji»
Rien to report
inchiction early in
c^^ffidals Miid the
ttpdamfcw 14' 1^,
l&iqpwiied tnamlif M
for induction, fiA-
f Perda^^ fwlaatew.
JMMip#' (9qM^^ #r.
Drive For Fund* To,
Fight Paralytw I*
A Big Success
Wflkea goal of $750 for
the hifaatile paralysis fond
was exceeded by $10O, a to*
tal ■of $850 having been
This splendid report was
given today by Wflliam F.
Ababer and Fh|il^ Brane.
«eehainiien lor &e edm-
Thrse sws t4 Mr. tM irw:‘;0»*lld:
the sraiy.. At left is St. Sgti
■with the IistiKiai Gusrd here lSvSci
pc^ in WQies county.
tfrlTe vas climiazed by typ
btt^^y balls, which were held
oh yriday night for adults and-
Shtarday night for Jtmion at the
Ainerican Legion Auxiliary clnb-
do^. Both balls were weM at-
tsaded end were enjoyed by large
crowds who made contributions
■ta tte polio fund.
' j£ additioa, the co-ehalrmen
were successful in canrassing
buslnsss firms,, industries and
many IndlTldnals here.
T^ay Keaera. A-bsher and
Bniine said they wished to express
appreciation to the many whq
helped , by their contrlbntions to
npihLyjtbe campaign a suce^. It
wii one of the most shocesstnl
Infantile paratysia fund campaigas
ever held In Wilkes county and
aumerens'people iMde eontrlbu-
.UoM^te " -
Camp Needles. Calif. In the giiil^
was recently Inducted and who I# 101 w
son, S. C. On the right .is G^i^ S. ’
who Tolunteered early In 1941 and ig now.
Mcmb^s Will Gitc
Public Data Oiai, M
The appoiatmODt - oi^
Consumers AiWsSiy Cosihr
mittee for Wilkes
W«r Price «n4 J&*
■ who has
,,, in Bald
list 'iia - i-
_ WIl.«ion Lyon.>.
, Pnnl Hayee.
I Jessie Simpson.
^ Aldean Gentry.
[ Vestal Holloway,
m Kenneth Queen.
ert Garvey BurchcSte.
„ i Miller.
1 Joshua Damedl.
_a Chrl Banguees.
_non Beece Byrd,
ayne Hill Gentry,
an rWvtn Dameron.
B Sherman Harrold, Jr.
ck WQllam Queen.
^mae Panl Waddell.
Dward Glenn Neely.
une« Robert Banguess.
« Henry SooW. .
mes Eugene Tilley.
»ff McLean HoUaway.
M William Benge.
Marshall Anderson. Jr.
Oor Vau|d»n Byrd.
bm Walter BilUngs.
Imn Cleary ',
Miington Van Wyatt.
np Edward BUedgo.
H Bdward Brooks.
de Q«dncy ' _
jert Watson Cheek, Jr.
Mt Glenn Porter.
,ffHtw Dmron Mathis,
de Mitchell Settle.
_ Ofabam Blackbnm.
, Aadrew Parker.
leas HaHen lore,
to 3. Wallace.
In Service \
Pfc. H. p. Caudill, Jr.,
P(c. H. D. Caudill, Jr., return
ed to Camp Lejune, New River.
N. C., after spending an eight-
day furlough 'With his parenie,
friends and relatives at Millers
Creek and North Wllkesboro, He
is the son of Mr. and ‘Mrs. Dewey
Caudill, of Millers Creek.
Lt. Thomas G. Brown At
Oklahoma City Air Depot. Tin
ker rield. Okla.—Among the of
ficers on duty at Tinker Hield.
Okla.. is Second I.ieut. Thomas G.
Brown, son of Mr. end Mrs. H. T.
Brown. 1201, R Street, North
Wilkesboro, N. C. He is assigned
as as engineering officer at this
newest establishment of the Air
Service Command for the main
tenance and repair of aircraft and
the training of air depot groups.
Lieutenant Brown attended the
Sewanee, Tenn,, Military Acade
my, the University of North Caro
lina and Georgia Tech, and was
employed as a construction en
gineer prior to entering the Ar
my. He reported to Tinker Field
tor duty in January, 1943. Lieu
tenant Bro'wn’s wife maintains
their home at 2001 East Silver
Street. Albequerque. N. Mex.
Now In Army
Pvt. Richard L. MTiitley is now
serving In the U. S. Army and is
stationed at Camp Pickett. Va.
Sgt. Vickers Promoted
Sgt. Lester Vickers has just
been promoted to his present
rank and Is now stationed in San
Francisco, California, having re
cently been transferred from
Camp Crowder, Mo.
the Rationing Boa^s;
This committee will work to
coordinate the activities of the
Rationing Boards, the Office of
Civilian Defense, rthe Home and
Farm Demonstration Offices, the
Public Schools' and the Igical
Press in glvin.g information to the
public concerning O. P. A, Ra
Members appointed to servo on
the advisory committee as sug
gested and approved by the State
Office of 0. P. A. pro Mrs, Edd F.
Gardner. Mrs. Annie Laurie H.
Green, J. B. Snipes, C. B. Eller.
Dwight Nichols and Ray Erwin.
From time to time information
from O. P. A. headquarters will
be distributed through the vari
ous channels to consumers. It Is
believed better understanding and
less confusion will result from
the activities of this committee in
future ration programs.
ed to Font i^nnlng, Gii, WeA^
nesday after spending al^ eighf»('
(lay furiOngh with bis pi^rents,''.
Mr. ancl Mrs. W. C. Lairs, of
Parsonville. Pfc. Laws enter-,
od the service in Jimnary, 1941.,’
AIU*d HitMqauters. North Af
rica.—'A powerful Allied strikln,?
force has coiunterattacked a Qer-
In Two More
of the American
riu meet on IWay
T K mt«9 o’clock. In the
« .^ndkln Valley Mo-
Kjy on Ktath ctreet
^er W. C. Ower, wlw
^ewnent of the meet
Pvt. Baxter D. Prfastin
Pvt. "Baxter D. Mastln, son of
Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Mastln, of
Wllkesboro route two, is now sta
tioned at Camp San Luis Obispo,
California. He Is In the regular
Cpl. Rockford Baufuss
At Fort Knox, Kt.
Fort Knox, Ky.—Plunging into
■the study of- how to keep an ar-
ry'tank In battle trim, Cpl. Rock
ford 0. Bauguss, of Lomax, N. C,,
today had reported to the Armor
ed Force School Tank depart
ment, upoh orders of Lt. Qen. Ja
cob L. Devers; Chief of the Ar
The Armored Force school,
headed by Brig. Gen. St^liea. G,
(Contlnaed on page eight)
SUG/Ul—Stamp No, 11 In
War Ration Book 1 Is good for
three pounds of sugar throngli
COPb’KK—Stamp No. 2H
good for (me pound until Feb.
FUKTv OIL—Number 4 cou-
pon became valid January SO.
Pmiod 3 conpons good for 9
gallons and valid throngh Feb.
GASOLINE—Coupon No. 1
in A book good for three gal
lons. Temporary "T** coupons
will be isnoed directly by ra-
tl(m boards for a pmiod of not
raof^ than 30 days. HoaMis
will nse original ODT certifi
cates only for checking tire In-
TIRES—Holders of Ration
A coupons mnst. have tirm in
spected by OPA on or before
WAR RATION BOOKS—Ra
tion Book 1 Is being currently
used for purriiase of sugar and
coffee. . No announcement has
been made as to when War Ra
tion Book No. a will be avail
Representative T, E. Story has
introduced two more bills In the
legislature in addition to the four
listed in Thursday’s edition of
The numbers and titles of the
new bills, one of which would re
peal the commissioner redlstrict-
Ing act of 1939, and the com
mittees to which they were re
ferred ore as follows:
HB 213—Introduced January
28. "To amend section 65 (a)
of the Consolidated Statutes of
1924, as amended, providing for
payment to clerk of sums not ex
ceeding $300.00 due Intestata, to
include in counties therein pro
vided for the County of Wilkes.”
(As title indicates). Sent to Com
mittee OB Counties, Cities and
Towns. Jan. 28.
HR 242—Introduced January
30. "To repeal chapter 417 of the
Public-Local Laws of 1939 which
la an act to district Wilkes Coun
ty for the purpose of the nomina
tion and election of members of
i the Board of County Commlssion-
, ers, and to provide for election of
county commissioners In Wilkes
County under the provisions of
section 1292 of the Consolidated
Statutes of 1919.” (As title ln(U-
jates. Section 1292 provides for
man spearhead which thrust six
to seven mSes through French
[ poslttens In '»Central Tunisia and
front reportsvlast night said a vio
lent battle was raging on the dus
ty plans west of Fald.
The counterattacking force,
.which Included tanks and infan
try, left Its base yesterday as soon
as the strong German ormored
force crashed through the lightly
manned French lines in the Fald
pass. It was revealed in a French
JAY BASE BLASTED
With U. 8. Fleet In South Paci
fic.—American warships slipped
Into the waters of Kulombangarn
Island 200 miles northwest of
Guadalcanal early January 24,
fired 250,000 pounds of high ex
plosive shells Into the big Japan-
i ese base there, and left It wreath-
|ed In towering smoke and flame,
it has Just been announced.
It was one of the boldest naval,
sorties of the war and the attack
virtually devastated Japanese
supply headquarters and a new
airfield on the south side .-f
Kulombangega, one of the New
Georgia group of the Solomons.
velt returned to the White House
last night to put Into “active and
concerted execution” plans .for
1948 offensive campaigns which
he and Prime Minister Chuchill
drafted at their hlstM-lc uncondi
tional surrender conference at
Merchants and Students
Backing America’s War-
Time Rationing Program
North Wilkesboro merchants
and school? this week ar? b-ack-
ln.g America's wartime food ra
tioning progiwm. announced C. P.
Walter, chairman of the Wpr
Price and Rationing Board. The
students of North Wilkesboro
schools are delivering posters
"Canned Foods Are Vital to Vic
tory” to food stores.
Miss Beatrice Pearson, teacher
of the eighth grade Is managing
the distribution of these patriotic
posters which request people no’
to buy more canned foods than
are needed and explain that all
people must report the amounts
of canned and bottled foods on
hand before they ccn get Wor
Ration Book No. 2.
Mr. Walter, chairman of the
Wilkes Cx)unty War Price and Ra
tioning Board, asks all food mer
chants to display this poster In .a
Joe Foster Dead
the election of three commission
ers, term of two years.) Sent to
Committee on Counties, Cities and
Towns, Jan. 30.
One of the bills which Repre
sentative 'story Introduced last
Funeral service was held today
'at E)^ewood Baptist church for
Joe Foster, aged citizen of
Broehy Mountain township who
week, which would fix custody
and management of the Jail of
Wilkes county, and fee for the
care of prisoners at a minimum
of 60 cents per day, waa passed
In the house the latter part of the
week and sent to the senate.
Cashion Infant Dies
Infant daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Paul Cashlon, bom Saturday
at the Wilkes hospital, died ear
ly Sunday morning. Burial ser-
vim was conducted at four o’clock
Snnday afternoon at the Baptist,
datqhtery with Rev. A. C. Wag
goner eondnetlng the servlee. .
Side Degree Woric
For Junior Ordeu:
Side degree work will be car-,
rled out Tuesday night In the
meeting of the North Wilk*horo,
council of the Junior Order ^
all members ar* uk*4 .fp
preaent for « moat
Kin McNeil, who was formerly
engaged In newspaper work here
and who l.s now with the Asso
ciated Press branch office in
Charlotte, has written a true de
tective story for Country Press.
Inc., which will appear In the
March Issue of Dynamic Detective
magazine. It will appear under
the pen name of Nell McKinley.
Mr. McNeil, a native of the
Boomer community of Wilkes
county, has also received an ®s
slgnment to write an erticle for
Coronet, which Is the companion
publi(xtion for Esquire. Recent
ly, Mr. McNeil had an article In
the American magasine.
CId)house For Women Employes Of
The Wilkes Hoaery Mills Is Opened
Wilkes Hosiery Mills company
today opened a club house for the
exclusive nse of women employes
of the company.
The club, to be called the Ward
Bshelmau Club, Is located on the
opposite side of the street from
the flpont entrance of the factory
*a residue building
Thn cluWiouse consists of a spa-
dons loimga snd powd?*s rt»m,
II b*aBl«lly decoPsted. The
t eiitH raom Is ftirhlshed with many
. ®$rUbi*.w sofM ^««
i rStit fc i Bta«o»W7
bearing the club’s name. Daily
papers and magazines are availa
ble for those vho nse the club.
I A radio with record player
'and many records Is furnished,
'and provlelons are made for play-
! lng a number of games,
j Mrs. W. F. Blair will he hostess
'and Mrs*. Gilbert Psrdae assls-
hostess. They wHl be on du-
jtjr at dtsmate hours as the club
hons* irlH be open piaotioally an
daj an* in the evehlngs.
I T%e dub Is being provided by
the company as a token of aOpre-
datiisi Jar the loyalty 0» wo
men auployee of the company.
ure driving ban and misuse of
supplementaly nation, all gaso- .
line ration for period of slX;
Henry Reavls. violation ot
pleasure ban, had sold car and
turned in all ration coupons, but
was barred from receiving other
coupons In 12 months.
Tim Yates, violation of plea.s-
ure ban, case carried over for
Seweil Robinson. violation
pleasure ban, charge dismissed
but was penalized one T coupon
for soliciting business with emp
.4twell A. Greer, viol-tion pleas
ure ban. all gasoline ration re
voked for 30 days.
Jay C. Church, violation pleas
ure bin. case dismissed.
Jack Grayden Russell, «viola-
tion pleasure ban, case dismissed
due to fact that he was driving
father’s car and possessed .lo
gasoline r: tion. Board ordered
that car owner be called in for
R. V. Day, speeding, ”A” book
suspended for 60 days and allow
ed supplemental mileage rednced
to maximum- of 378 miles per
James Brow’n, violation pleas
ure ban. case dismissed due to
fact he was driving father’s car
and possessed no gosallne ration.
Board ordered car owner be call
ed In for questioning.
Hensley Loran Eller, violation
pleasure ban, case carried over
for further consideration.
Carlle Royal, reckless driving,
case dismissed due to fact that he
is serving In U. S. Army.
Mrs. Grady S. Church, violation
pleasure ban, four coupons re
moved from B hook.
Colvin Wells, violation pleas
ure ban, a'l gasoline ration re
voked for period of 60 dnya.
Seven who had been notified
failed to appear. They were 6.
T. Chambers, Barney Pierce.
James Carl Harris. Howard
Church. D. Clate Brown, Bynum.
Kenyon Holcomb and Boyce Roy
In this connection rationing
board officials pointed out that
all gasoline ration for a periods
of 12 months will be revoked for
those who failed to appear.
Listiiur For Taxes at
tKe Town Hall Here
Attentioa 1| esH«d the tact
that county tkx BaUng
aabord 'tpwniKfp ora tax flat-
ing for North-IVAka^fi^ tiiwa Is
In progreae at the titWn hatt bora.
Many hava B*il*ot*drl» UrtJw
laxg* hid tbay aro «ii%ad to St*
oaiiF *■ Po4athlo to aroU 'tfi*
rtah latar. --