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VW^ XXXVIIi. No. 3G
NNORTH WttXSSBORO, N; C., ^-HURSDAY/AUQ. 19, 1&43
GOVERNOR HOUGHTON HM GROUP VISITING COBIE-PLANT
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Governor J. Melville Broughton, the big man in the
white suit near center of this picture, on Friday visited
two of Wilkes county’s most interesting and best known
enterprises, the Coble Dairy Products company plant in
Wilkesboro and Champion Poultry Farm at Champion.
Tlie picture above, including Ae~ p'itrty'Wfey’SiSSiBSi^
panied the state’s chief executive, was made on the
lawn of the Coble plant in Wilkesboro after the Cover*
nor had gone through the plant while it was in opera
tion. Left to right in the picture are: Dwight Nichols,
editor of The Journal-Patriot and whose articles in the
“Food For Freedom’’ edition attracted interest of the
Governor to such an extent that he decided to visit the
plant and poultry farm; J. B. Williams, local building
and loan and insurance executive who was instrumental
in having Mr. Coble to locate his big manufacturing
plant in Wilkesboro; George S. Coble, president of Co
ble Dairy Products company; J. B. Snipes (behind Co-
ble>, WiUpw cosurty sigeirt ,^Oae f a -,
”e31Ey"3ie Governor; GovertW BrdA^h|Oi],
ton; Frknk Buck, Coble company aud|tQr and'financial
advisor; Capt. Jacob P.^Mauney, of the U. S. aymy in
charge of milk control for this territory; Ray Cdltrane,
general superintendent of Coble Dairy Products com
pany; H, H. Cobb, superintendent of the Coble plant in
Wilkesboro; Eddie Forester, egg drying depart
ment foreman. (Photo by H. Lee Waters). '
Jack Reyonlds Given
10 to 15 Years
James Stamper, ‘15-year-
old youth indicted for mur
der of Bryce Jennings, 13, in
Mulberry township a few
weeks ago, wsis sentenced in
Wilkes court by Judge J.
Will Pless, Jr., to an indefi
nite term in Jackson training
school or other juvenile in
Stamper, who was first held
without bond after the dead body
of his associate in a squirrel hunt
was found three days after his
teath, entered a plea, of man
At Camp White
More Puipwood Is Needed
Enlists In U. S.
The Journal-Patriot has
joined other weekly and
daily newspapers of the na
tion in a campaign to aid the
Government to help solve
the serious puipwood short
It is the second time since
Pearl Hiarbor that the nation's
newspapers have been called upon
to overcome a serious w: r ma
Last fall it was the N'ew.spapers
United. Scrap Metal Campaign. .M
that time scores of steel mills fac
ed shutdowns for lack of vital
materials. What the newspapers
fcc'omplished in that drive is his
tory. The situaiion was saved
with more than 6.000,000 tons of
precious metal collected.
Now it is the puipwood cam
paign and it is equally .serious be
cause hundreds of thousands of
cords of the nation’s puipwood
are required for war purposes.
The Victory Puipwood Cam
paign was initiated by the War
Production Borrd. with the co
operation of other Federal De
partments, war agencies and in
dustry. It is designed to relieve
increasingly serious shortages In
pnlpwood, the raw material which
akes smokeless powder, n yon
r parachutes, plastics for air-
»ne parts, shell rnd bomb cas-
gt and shipping contaAers for
imnnltlon, foods, supplies, blood
»sma and other necessities for
r armed forces and our allies.
Last tell the weekly and daily
ess. responding to the call of
maid M. Kelson, chairman of
e War Productlon^Board. or-
nized aBd conducted the
BinorxWe Newslmper Scrap Met-
neirf Mr. Nelson described
Old Type Gas I $tores To Remain Closed
On ^ust 24th On Wednesday Afternoons
Wilke.^ rationing officials an
nounced tod; y that all old type
gasoline rationing coupons will
expire on August 24th.
The old type coupons include
both B and C coupons in the old
type books which have cardboard
Those who have old type B and
C coupon.s may exchange them for
the new type at rationing board-
Buy War Bonds and Stamps
In New York State
.Vnnoiincement is made today
that North Wilkesboro stor«“s
and busines.s firms will continue
to be clo.sed on Wednesday at-
lenmons, e.vcopt during the
month of December.
The plan was originally an
nounced in May and to continue
through Augu.st. However, it
was d^lded to continue Wed-
ii«> >laj' afternoon closing with
the e.vception of the month of
l)e’eniber. This is In line wltii
anangements in other towns.
Tliose to be closed on Wed
nesday afternoons include prac-
ticjilly all department stores,
furniture stores and ‘ jewelry
stores. One drug store will be
open each Wednesday afternoon
dentally shot Jennings while try
ing to shoot A bird.
Jack Reynolds, who entered a
plea of manslaughter for the death
of Robert Nicholson, was sen
tenced to from 10 to 15 years in
the state.penitentiary at hard la
■ Tax paid liquor totaling 609
cpses. which were seized on the
prenjlses of Phillip Yates near
I Purlear June 1 In a raid by SBI
and highway patrol officers, wis
ordered confiscated and to be sold
Ity the county, although the liquor
charge against Yates was not dis
posed of. The case of Tim Yates,
f 'om whom 150 cases were Uken,
was called and the liquor was or-
(Contlnued on page four)
R. J. Himhaw To
Retire From The
City Barber Shoi)
lias Been Barber Here For I’a.'^t
20 Tears; T. E. Cain To
R. J. Hinshaw, one of the best
known barbers in this, section of
the state, wilWetire from active
■'work on September 1, he said to-
Pvt. Zeb C. Walsh left Thurs
day for Camp White, Oregon,
after spending a tew days with
his wife, the former Miss Win
nie Gla.ss. .tlrs. Walsii is mak
ing her home with her parent.s,
Mr. and Mrs. E. P. fltsss, ol
Of Stoves Is
Dealers To Register
Wilkes rationing offieials to
day announced tliat rationing
of all Ours of heating and cook
ing stoves will go into effect on
.Sept. i. 2 and -i Imve been
designated as dates for dealers
heating and cook-
and the same plan of rotation
for one drug store to lie open on
Wednesday afternoon as has
been in effect will be followed.
Revival at Lewis
Fork Announced Hinshaw came to North
Rev. A. W. Eller, pastor, has Wilkesboro 29 years ago to en-
announced that revival services gage In barber work. Later he
will begin Sunday nig^t, August became a principal owner of the
22, at Lewis Fork B>.ipt'ist church. City Barber Shop which he op
Rev. Glenn Huffman will assist erated for a number of years, and
the prstor in the services, which which will continue tb be operat
will be held at two p. m. and algut ed »fter Sontember by T. E. Cain. |
p. ra, dally. also a well known, local barber.
V — The building occupied by the |
Sellers of roast corn have sup City Barber Shop, os well as the
rlanted roast-chestnut vendor.s in equipment, is owned by Jame>,
Paris. Lowe, now in army service.
Any pei'soii who buys a stove
aller .August 2:t must first fill
out an j'ppl cation and must se
cure H certificate from a ration-
OPA Manager Says
No New Rationing
V.‘ashlngton. — The new OI’.A
general IC' nager, Chester Bowles,
says his organizi tion is not con
sidering the rationing of any ad
ditional items not now on the ra
tion list—thkt is, with the extep-
tion of coal.
LIST WILKES MEN ACCEPTED
Pvt. Uoyd W. l*!aW#er, who
entered serrire in January,
lf>42. Is now stationed at Pine
Camp, X. Y. He receive* his
t>as4c training at Fhrt Ibfiox,
Ky., and then to Greenville,
Pa., before being sent; to his
present location. PtL' PUnier
Is a son of Mr. and Mr*. J. M.
Painter, pf this city.
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Wilkes Selective Service
boards have received frtHn
the induction center the
names of men accepted this
month from Wilkes for the
various branches of the ser
A larger percentage of men
sent to the induction center this
month was taken, ip comparison
with the number In recent months.
List of accepted men follows;
BO.ARD NltMBER 1
Otto K. Whittington, Jr.
Arthur Edward Pariler.
Wade Hamilton Palmer.
Maynard Lee iLller.
CharUe Gny McGlamery,
John Robert tVaaier.
Edd Jtwior Brooks.. ,
Noah Lee CaM.
Claude Fred Bentley.
Glenn Ray Walsh.
Lloyd George Mayberry.
Richard Bynum Price.
Wesley Shelton .Anderson.
Ijawrence N3. Critcher.
James Andrew Elmore.
Wmiam Harvey Hayes.
WUIlam Martin Moore.
BOARD NUMBER 2
Udy Clay Wood.
Gny Colnmbm Spleer.
Paul Herman Bfiller.
Claude Dean Higgins.
Robert Lewis Bowers.
Paul W. Shamate.
Radford Hkrold Rlaiikenshlp.
Steven itai^ Hasaric.
OnI 41e)tMd«r Shaaiate.
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Leo Joshua Darnell.
Brace Glboon Joines,
Paul Edward Church.
Vernon Reece BjTd.
Howard Glenn Wlngler.
Palmer Pinnklin Craven.
Jgmes Robert Smoot.
John Grant Elledge.
Hilton E»-geve Holbrook.
Ralph Alexander Hayes.
Howard CTiester Holbrook.
Jack Vaiinoy EOsr.
Edward Eugene Werren.
Thomas PanI Welch. *
y, xv- Marine Oorps:
Horace Darla Hunter.
PMd Ttioinaa J[«aalags.
Pvt. Neiaon Tfoney, " wa ;of
Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Mdakey, of
North Wintbaboro ruato three,
Is now stattoned near Ijos Age
geles, Oaiifomln. Pvt. Money,
wtto entOTed the'armj' in Deir-
. ijiary,. in expecting oteraenr
Officials Are Charged
Lieutenant W. B. Lentz, of
Asheville, head of the state
highway patrol in the west
ern division of the state,
and Guy Scott, an agent of
the State Bureau of Investi
gation, were indicted by the
grand jury in Wilkes court
this week on charges of lar
ceny and receiving in con
nection with the alleged dis
appearance of $3,000 worth
of seized liquor, and for vio
lation of the prohibition
The two high officials of law
enforcement agencies are charged
with larceny and receiving of e to
tal ot 90 cases of expensive liquor,
which were alleged to have been
part of 697 cases of tax paid liquor
seized at Phillip Yates' home near
Purlear on June 1, this year.
After the true bills were re
turned by the grand jury. Judge
J. Will Pies, Jr., who is presiding
over court, ordered that capias he
issued for Lt. Lentz and Scott and
that bonds be fixed at $500 each.
Highway patrolmen and SBf
agents raided Yates' premises on
June 1 rnd made the wholesale
seizure of liquor, which Yates
said was worth $40,000 and con
sisted ot almost 700 cases. The
liquor was turned over to the
county couunlsisoners end the in
ventory showed only 609 cases.
Newspaper stories of an alleged
shortaee in the amount of liquor
attracted much attention.
On opening day of Wilkes court
Judge Pless called rttention to the
re-ort-i and instructed the grand
jury, of which E. M. Blackburn
was foreman, to make a thorough
in'-e-ti"' tion an) report to the
=!olicitor .Avalon E. Hall, who
Lad done much preliminary work
investigating the reports, sent to
t.he grand jury blank hills ot In
dictment and the names of rbout
25 witnesses to be called before
the grand jury for questioning.
I (Continued on Page Four)
(For canned, froze* and cm
tain dehydrated foods)
Blue stamps B, S, and T, b»
came valid .Amfust I and will
be good through September 7.
‘‘A" book coupons No. 6 good
for three gallona each and mns*
laat till Nov«nbCT 21.
(For meat product*, canned
fish, most edible oRi and cheea-
Red stamps T, U, V, and W,
will tenmin valid through .Ang-
SHOES-- „ .
IR y ani»- In War Ratio*
Book OM |OM for 0*0 pair
ttroii^i Ort ifeer Slat.
Btunp Ifo. Id, good D>r five
powldk, beenme vaBd Mfelg pMl
Is g«e4 tiMMgh MbMMber 1.
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