Fourth Craven In
Kvle A.. (Yaven retumed
Wednesday to tlie naval train
ing base at Bainbridge, Md.. af
ter spending a few days with
his parent-s. Mr. and Mrs. O. W.
I'raven, of .Millers Creek. Kyle
the fourth son of Mr. ant!
■Mrs. Craven to enter the serv
let. Two. Lawrence and Henry
Craven, are in Xorth .Africa,
and John Craven is with air
corp^ tol ees at Moultrie. Ga.
To Ban Sunday Beer
Sales Here If the
Bv County Does
North Wilkeaboro ho.Hrd ot
commissioners in .August session
Tuesday night passed an ordin
ance banning sale of beer and
wine in North Wilkeshoro from
p. m. S. tnrdays to seven a,
m. on Mondays but the ordinrnce
■will not go into effect until, if.
and when the hoard of commis
sions of Wilkes county. Wllkes-
boro town commissioners and
commissioners of the town ot
Ronda pass similar ordinances.
Petitions requesting the ordin
ance were presented to the hoard
by representatives of cliurches of
the Wilkesboros. The,law allows
municipalities to ban Sunday sales
beer i.nd wines.
Organization of United
I War Fund committee for
Wilkes county has begun
and the people may expect a
compaign for funds for gen
eral 'war relief early this
fall, T. E. Story, United War
Fund chairman for the coun
ty, said today.
The I'nited War Fund organi-
zution combines USO, all agencies
contributing to the welfare of
service men, and the various war
relief societies. »
The United War Fund does not
include the Red Cross.
instead of .several drives during
the year, the different agencies
and relief societies have com
bined under one organization and
the funds received will be allocat
ed among them.
A. P. Killiy has been named
vice chairmen and W. D, Half
acre is treasurer.
On the executive committee for
Wilkes are the following: Dr. F.
C. Hubbard, R. G. Finley. W. C.
ilrior. J. B. .McCoy. P. W. Eshel-
man, John E. Justice. Jr., and
Rev. Howard J. Ford.
Ij. h. Carpenter is Generi 1
f’;;nvn.s chairman and W. K.
rilardivant is survey quota chair
The go>.ii for Wilkes county is
lO.aflO: for North Carolina the
amount to be raised is $1,S80.-
11(111 and the national goal is 125
tioliert M Hanes, ot Winston-
salem. is state chairman. Roy R.
English is field representative for
this area and has already visited
here and helped .Mr. Story in set
ting lip the central organization.
51 r. Story states that the or-
uaniz tion will be perfected to in
clude every community in Wilkes
The organizations included in
tile United War Relief drive are
United Service Organization.
I'nited S».imen's Service. War
Prisoners’ .Aid. Russian War Rt-
(Contlnued on p?ge eight)
Warrant Officer J. 8, Black
burn recently received his com
mission at Camp Hale, Colo
rado. He received a honorable
dlscliarge after eight years In
the field artillery in order ■ to
be commissioned. Warrant Of
ficer Blackburn is the son of
-Mr. 1111(1 Mrs. M. .A. Blackinim,
of Roaring River.
Au\- Mattie K. Adams,
(laughter of Mr. ami .Mrs. h. .M.
.-\(b IMS- of North Wilkeshoro
route Mim‘, wb> .joined the
W.\C at Burlington, .Alarrli 2S,
She took her ba.si(
training at Fort Oglcthon'c,
ta„ and is non a( Fort Hen
To Address Lions
And Legion Friday
Will Be Honor Guest
Of Legion and
I Capt. Richtard Johnston, here
-on leave from the South Pacific
area of war combat operations,
will tell veterans of AVorld War
number 1 something about World
War number 2 when the Wilkes
Post of the Legion meets Friday
evening, eight o’clock, in the Le
gion and Auxiliary clubhouse.
The Legion .Auxiliary will ineR
with the Legion for the meeting.
Other guests at the August
meeting of the post will include
members of the Selective Service
boards in Wilkes and relutives
and friends of Legionm-iires who
are home on leave from the serv
The members and guests will
be served plenty of cold water-
lueloii at the rlo.se of the meet
Former President Of
Lions Club to Be
Heard By Club
London, Thursday. — Russian
! forces smashed their way Wed
nesday Into the city or Orel,
strategic hinge of the Nazi de
fense system, end began street
fighting with a fanatic Nazi hold
ing force as the German radio an
nounced the defenders were aban
doning the city.
Formal occupation of battered
Orel by the Red forces after 24
days of grand-scale fighting was
believed to be only a matter of
hours as the Germans announced
that their lines had been “taken
back behind the remnants of the
city” and that the city had been
The Soviet midnight communi
que announced triumphantly that
the Red army had swept from four
to five miles forward along the
front which almost encircled Ihe
Important German stronghold and
captured more than 80 populated
Marriage License j
Only two marriage license were
issued during the post two weeks
in the Wilkes register ot deeds |
office. The couples were; Marvin |
Huffman, of I’urlear. and Haliiie
Minton, of Wilkeshoro roiKe one:
Richard Finney, of Elkin, and
Danie Hayes, of North Wilkes-
. Uapt. . Richard - -iMtiMton,
home on liSave aft^ ihore than
a year of combat duty In the
South I’afific as an army
figjhter pilot, will address the
North Wilkeshoro Lions Club
I'l'iday evening, seven o’clock,
at Hotel Wilke.s.
The piMgrani will be in
clmrgc of W. G. .'Vbslier and
Capt. .ToliiisUm is a former
presUleiit (jf the JAons tul»
here, Imving resigned as beal
of the club to enter the serviiti
during the early part o? the
He «as one of the first group
of fighter pilots to coiiilMit the
Japs on (iuadalriinal, where be
shot down a Jap zeitj in the
first air battle in whieb he par
It is expected that Cajit.
Johnston will fell the club of
many of bis ((.\|M'rieiices in com
bat service and in addition to a
large attendance of Lions, many
guests are exiH'Cted for the
8gt Thomas recently
spent his furlough at the home
of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R.
G, Earp, ot Boomer. He enter
ed the service in 1»41 and is
stationed at Myrtle Beacli, S.
In Food Canning
Ml’S, '•'lie H. Greene, Home
demonstration agent, announced
today that canning demonstra
tion's will be conducted in Wilkes
every day during the next week.
People in the communities
where the demonstrations are to
be held are urged to attend and
learn the safest methods of food
conservation by canning rnd dry
The demon.strations will he held
as follows: Friday. August 6. at
i n. m.. at home of Mrs. W. E
^ B an O n
Sale Of Beer
Churches Petition the
. County and City
Petitions from a number
of churches in the Wilkes
boros were filed with fhe
Fairplalns community: 'county board of commission-
Allied Headquarters In North
Africa.—Under cover of a shatter
ing fire from niaval artillery, hun
dreds of planes, and massed field
guns, . American, Canadian and
British forces again have torn
miles-deep holes In the crumbling
Mount Etna line across the tip of
Gai^ning a.s much as six miles in
some' sectors, slugging American
doughboys captured Caronla on
the north coast, four miles beyond
fallen San Stefano.
Canadians and British, fighting
over bitterly contested ground at
the central hinge of the Axis line
west of Mount Etna, gained "sev
eral miles” in a mighty push
which threatened to fold up the
entire southern end ot the ene
my’s position and envelop the
large forces defending (3atania on
the east coast.
Air’ force commanders turned
the full power of their aerial tac
tical fleet against the Axis de-
swarms of planes of all types
whipped back and forth across the
Axis lines, bumping Germans from
their pillboxes and sloshing '.heir
American torpedo boat squad
rons cruising along tne north
coast and light British naval
forces patrolling Messina strait,
virtually completed a circuit of
blockade about the beleaguered
Buv War Bonds and Stamps
Monday. August 9, 2:00 p. m.. at j August meeting ask-
Mountain View school i„g that the sale of beer and
Tuesday, August 10. 2.30 p. m.. | « j u/;iL».
at home of Mrs. W. M. Osborne in i wine be prohibited in Wilkes
McGrady community: Wednesday, county from 11 p. m. on Sat-
August 11. 2:00 D. m.. rt i nights to seven a, m.
of Mrs D C Whittington et Pur-, ,
Tear Thursday. August 12. 2:00 |Monday mornings,
p m . at home of Mrs. C. O. ! The petitions were taken under
Lovette in Pleasant Home com-} consideration for action at a late;
munlty: Friday, August 13. 2:00
p. m.. at home of Mrs. Noah Long
2:00 I date.
in Radical community.
4-H Boys And Gills Making Excellent
Among other business transact- ,
ed was the order to the town clerk j
to proceed with advertising real i
Mtats and garnishee of wages for
1942 real and personal property I
The park acquired by lease of
the former residential property of
International Shoe company was
officially named Smoot Park in
honor of the Smoots, who founded
the tannery which was later pur
chased by International Shoe
Franchise for the Wilkes Trans
portatlon company to operate
buses In North Wilkeshoro was
renewed by the board until May
9 1945. ‘
’ The board requested that W. P.
Kelly town clerk and treasurer,
attend the North Carolina League
of Mnniclpalitles War Conference
Raleigh August 11 to 13 and
/ Ajered that the town pay his ex-
Records In Food For Victory Production
Court To Convene
'i Monday Morning
■ August term of WUkes superior
will convene Monday, Aug.
wU Judge J.Will Pless. of
rrion. pre^his- , ,
SSodar for the
wiU be for trial of
euM, »PPO*« 0“
Pvt. Carlo Adams, son of Mrs.
Etta 8eba»t»ln, of North WUkes-
boro route two, is now tn Loe
Angeles, GaUf. He was induct
ed into tbe army Jan. 104S.
BUT MORE WAR BONDS
B.V H. C. (XH.VARI),
.A.s.sistant Count.v Agent
Eighty-eight hoys grow-
ng one hundred acres of
white and yellow corn is an
-xample pf a group working
oward winning the war.
These acres of com, along
with gardens, hogs, beef and
dairy cows, fryers, laying
hens and other crops are to
'e found all over the county.
Not only food is produced,
but also many club members
are placing these profits to
work by investing in bonds
and stamps. These boys and
girls are soldiers at home.
Outstanding records in poultry
have beefi reported. Kenneth
Carpenter of Roaring River, pur
chased 600 chicks as a fryer pro-
iect from a local hatchery. At
twelve weeks of age 134 5 pounds
of chicken was sold, leaving a
profit of fl54,00, or e labor in
come of 11.84 per day. The litter
from these chicks wrs applied to
a corn project, making an increase
in tbe yield of corn.
Roy Mathis of Roaring River
sold 2920 pounds of poultry froiti
bis projeet. making s net profit
J. E. Smith, Jr., of Ronda Club
sighed up to raise 2000 chicks In
his 4-H Cjub program. He is now
raising 1000 and it Is the third
brood, completing his pledge.
These 1000 are being raised In
two houses. Each brood is uni
form In size and growing nicely.
Flake Gilliam, also of Rbnda
Club has 500 chicks of the same
age. He and his mother have
already raised and sold a flock of
fryere. making a profit of $144.82.
R. C. Huffman of the Champion
Club purchased 5B0 chicks, wised
a total of 500. 1086 pounds were
sold, leaving a profit of $156.53.
Hoyle McNeil of Champion,
purchased a dairy cow and sold
last year nearly two and one-half
tons of milk for $124.43. James
Brooks of Mulberry, also paid 'fh ’
loan on his cow largely from t^e
gale of milk. For a long time the t|
milk wag uged at home and during
that period the. cow paymenla
were made from the regular faml- i
\f Income. ' I
These are only a few examplea
of club work that have been re
ported. /Other recorda will iw rp-
with. «B '
A law passed by the legislatur->
this ye-r gives governing bodies
of countiee and towns authority
to prohibit sale of beer and wine
from 11 p. m. Saturday nights to
seven a. m. Mondry mornings.
Similar petitions were filed by
representatives of churches before
the North ’Wilkeshoro board oP
commissioners', Tuesday night.
The county loard of commis
sioners held a brief session anti
transacted routine business. The
tsh'Tiff was ordered to proceejd
' with advertising of real estate o*n
! which taxes for 1942 have not
been paid, and to levy on per
sonal property and garnishee
wages for unpaid personal prop
erty and poll taxes.
The budget ftfr the ensuing fis
cal year, which was tentatively set
•«>me time ago with the tax pate
at $1.38, was formally adopted.
The tax rate is the srme as the
rate for 1942.
Sister L. B. and J.
W. Dula Is Dead
Mrs. Annie Dula, wife of S. E.
(Sid) Dula. of Lenoir, died Fri
day in that city. She wa.s the
daughter of the late T. J. and
Mary Emma DuLt. and is survived
by three sons (all in the service'.
One son was recently killed in
In addition to I-. B. and J. W’.
Dula. of W’^ilkesboro, Mrs. Dula is
survived by one sister. .Mrs. Jes
sie Harris, of California, two
brothers, T. E. Dula. Nevada, >dnd
W. H. Dula rharlotte.
Funeral and ouriel services
were held at Lenoir Saturday af
ternoon. J. W’. Dula and Mr. and
Mrs. L. B. Dula sttended.
Mrs. Dnla was well known in
■Wilkeshoro where she resided
prior to her marriage.
New Soldiers Get
Each man 'accepted into the
army from pither Selective Ser^
Tice board in WUfcea recrivee a
new Tea tamest before he leaves
to hecln training.
Hie teatamenta are f^lfta from
'a o.' UtHUbUi. proprietor of
WUkea Hatchery here, who pur-
chuaCd a at9ply ftom American
BH>9> Society. J* ^
...Ae tcuUiRmie fumlwfd
tb^i^ geeenH^ of Mir. G«-
(For canned, frozea and cm
tain dehydrated foods)
Blue stamps N, P and Q, are
valid through August 7. Blu-
stamps R, S and T became
valid August 1 and will be good
through September 7.
“A" book coupons No. 8 good
for three gallons each and murt
laM till November 21.
RED STAMPS— _
(For meat modneta, canneA
fish, most edible oils and chees
Red stamps T and V are
valid now and stamp V will be-
ocane valid Anguat 8. T, E and
V wfll remain valid throngli
i p to War RaHo«
for one pair