^ of State DeoUnes Re-
qneet of Head of Patrtd"
and Attorney General
North Carolina counoll of stati;
has' declined a request for the
a^te to pay costs incurred by Lt.
W. B. Lents, of the State High
way Patrol, and Agent Guy Steott,
of the SBI. in their recent trial at
Action of the council of the
state in denying the request,
which was made by T. Boddle
head of the Motor Vehicle
Bureau in charge of the patrol,
and Attorney General Harry Mc-
Mullan, was reported in the
"Under the Dome" column in Fri
day’s News and Observer as fol
'The Council of State at a re
cent meeting decided to take the
position of ‘‘hands off’ on the pro
posal that the State pa^ the costs
sustained by two State employes
in their trial in Wilkes county.
The Council of State was asked
to approve payment of trial costs
sustained by Lt. W. B. Lentz of
the State Highway Patrol and by
Agent Guy Scott of the State Bu
reau of Investigation. Both I/int*
and Scott were acquitted of
charges of larceny and receiving
of stolen booze and violation of
the prohibition laws. ’The charges
were based on alleged “disappear
ance’’ of a number of cases of
whisky from la large seizure made
In Wilkes. The acquittal was made
hy dlrect verdict of Judge R. Hunt
’The proposal that trial costs be
paid by the State was made by
heads of the departments under
which the Patrol and SBI are op
erated, on the grounds that law-
enforcement officer should have
the support of the State if he is
going to be subjected to prosecu
tion because he carries out his jo’j
The Council of State held that
the mattpr is up to the General
.Assembly, so. it was proposed that
a bill be introduced at the liM'i
session to provide reim’nirsenienr
of the two men.
There is precedent for action
by the General As.semlvly.
The ,1931 General .Assembly ap
propriated i2.600 for reimburse
ment of two SP'te emi'loyes who
bad sustained costs of a trial at
which they were acquitted of
illegal use of food and patients
of the State Hospital for the In
sane at Raleigh. The trial oc
curred in 1929.' Dr. Albert An
derson, at that time superinten
dent of the hosiptal, and James
Adams, who then was farmer for
the institution, each received, tin
der the Assenitbly’s act. $1,300 to
cover trial expenses.
Here Next Term
Will Head Club
Officers Nominated In Meet
ing Held Here Friday;
Good Picture Sho'^
A. F. Kilby will head the
North Wilkesboro Kiwanit*
Club next year, according to
the report of the nominat
ing committee at the club
meeting Friday noon.
The committee submitted the
following nominations: A. P. Kil
by, president; J. B. Carter, vice-
president; T. E. Story, treasurer;
Dudley Hill, C. O. McNiel. J. W.
Leyshon, Ed Caudill and R. W.
Mr. Kilby for many years has
been very active in civic life in
At the Friday meeting the club
was pleased by a statement made
by W. D. Halfacre, War Finance
chairman in Wilkes, that the
county had gone over the top and
had passed its quota of $1,169,000
in the Third War Loan. Mr. Half
acre commended club members
for their support in the campaign.
President J. R. Hlx announced
that a coramUtee from the Ki-
wanis Club and a committee from
the Lions Club will meet soon to
discuss the proposal to start a
fund for erection of a Y. M. C. A.
in North Wilkesboro after the
war. The Kiwanis committee on
this proposal is composed of J.
R. Finley, O. Finley, P. W.
Eshelman. J. E. Justice, J. B.
Williams. J. R. Hlx, Dr. F. C.
Hubbard, Dr. A. C. Chamberlain
and Edd Gardner^
■Faul SI Cfagan* substituted tor”
Ed Caudill as program cha.irman
Friday and showed a most in
teresting motion picture. "South
of the Border’
J. D: Moore, Sr.,
Here Or SaRday
Widely Known Industrialist
Succumbs After Brief Ill
ness; Funeral Tuesday
A. P. Kilby, prominent local
bimineiHs and dvlc leader, was
chosen by the nominating com
mittee to be president of North
Wllkesboro Kiwanis Club next
Ingle Resigns His
Position Oct. 1st
Resignation of Local Patrol'
Sergeant Submitted To
Ward On Wednesday
Carlyle Ingle, state high
way patrol sergeant station
ed here since 1937, has re
signed «md bit. r^suM^w
BscKiaie effeeftre FrWwS^" '
Sgt. Ingle stated here upon re
linquishing his duties with the
State Highway Patrol that his
he picture show-j resignation was sent to T. Boddie '
ed many interesting and beautiful
scenes photographed on a trip'
through .South American coun
Guests F.ridav were as follows:
W. E. Vaiighn-Lloyd and J. M,|War(l on August 23 in Raleigh.
Anderson with J. B. Carter: Dr. j SKt. Ingle was the princiiwl
Ward. he>.(i of the Motor Vehicle
Hureau in charge of the Patrol,
on Wednesday, and that his resig
nation was in keeping with a ver
bal statement he had made to
A. n. Morehouse with H. H More-i'’ itness for the state in the trial
house: Jack HlP.ime and BMl Mar-1 >f Lt. \\ . B. l.entz, of the Stat‘3
low with J. R. Hix. ''Major Cecil ! Highway Patrol, and Guy Scott,
Adamson, a member of the clubj^iKPot ot the State Bureau of In-
hefore he entered the service, was :''e.stigalioii. in the recent special
a visitor and spoke briefly, ex-1 term of court in Wilkegboro.
pressing his plea.sure at being and Scott, indicted in con
present for another meeting
of I nection with the alleged disap-
Ipearance of 90 oases of high priced
New Officers Of
Men’s Bible Class
Frank H. Crow Will Be Class
President At First Meth
odist Next Year
Attorney Faw Is
Speaker at Lions
CInb Here Friday
Youth’a Concepts Of Fost
War Topic' Of
' »* ■ ■ 1’
At a meeting yesterday new of
ficers were elected for the Men s
Bible ctess ot the First Methodist
church to serve for the ensuing
year. They are as follows: Frank
H. Crow, president: Jack Swof-
ford, vice president; J. M. Craw-
I ford, secretary: W. W. Starr, ]h|s future plans, althongh at pres-
treasurer; W. ,D. Halfacre, teatch^jent he is assisting his
whisky from 697 cases seized from
Phillip Yates by State Highway
Patrol and SBI agents on June 1.
were acquitted by directed verdict
by Judge R. Hunt Parker, who
presided. Principal testimony by |
Ingle, who was a member ot the-
party of officers making Up*
seizure, was th-it he saw what
appeared to be cases of liquor in
the cars of Lentz and Scott on
Yates' premises the night of the
Sgt. Ingle said that he had not
been asked by any official to re
sign, and that his i.iction was in
(accordance with his own plans
made some time ago. Today ho
said that he was undecided aboutl
J, D. Moore, ege 71, one of
North Wilkeeboro’s leading
'and most widely ki$a^
business men, died Sunday
afternoon, 2:30 o'clock, at
the Wilkes hospital. >
Mr. Moore had been in
apparently normal health
until Tuesday, when he be
came ill, and on Wednesday
entered the hospital. His
condition was not regarded
as critical until he suffered a
sudden attack just before his
Born iu Caldwell county on
December ! 31, 1871, Mr. Moore
was a son of the late Newton and
Mary Cliark Moore. He came to
North Wilkesboro In January,
1905, and entered the lumber
and manufacturing lines of bus
For a number of years Mr
Moore was actively engaged in
management of Meadows Mill
company. Later he sold his In
terests In thiat company in order
to found Home Chair company,
which he oiganized and began
operating in 1922. He continued
as president and general manager
of Home Chair company, which
became one of the leading Indus
trial firms in this section of the
state, until bis deuth.
.Mr. Mo£*ktii^is|a!S»wn as a fUas-
•husfnqss insn'.lin4,'lie 'hkd traveled
extensively ovw the United
States, making friends wherever
he went. At the time of his
death, his company, now operat
ing at Ronda, was running at full
capacity and had greatly Increas
ed its output under his capable
Mr. Moore was a member of the
First Methodist church of this
city and a member of the board
of stewards. He was a Kiwanian,
and always took Bctive interest in
church and civic affairs. Mr.
Moore was a Mason and Shriner
and was a memb’er of the Knights
of Pythias lodge
In addition to liis widow, Mrs.
.-\nnie I,ee Houck Moore, the fol
lowing children survive him: R
Ivey Moore, U. S. N., Henry Tf.
Moore. Mrs. Marj' Moore Hlx.
and Mrs; W. M. O.irrington, of
this city, and Pfc. J. D. Moore,
Jr., of Fort Bragg. Also nine
grandchildren, and one brother
and one sister, D. H. Moore, of Le
noir. and Mrs. J. C. Hodges, of
Funeral service will bp held at
the First Methodist church Tues
day. 11a, m. The pastor, Rev. A.
C. Waggoner, will he in charge of
the service. The body will lie in
state at the church from ten un
til eleven o’clock. Interment will
be in Greenwood ce netery.
COHNTirHpmi TOP DEBPITE A
THROUGH HURDAY IS $I,200;0M
F our-Y ear-Oltf
Jf. D. Moore, founder and
president of Home Chair com
pany,'died Sunday afternoon at
the WUkes hospital.
Elmer Mitchell Is
Wounded In Action
An Associated Press picture
which has appeared ' in many
newspapers throngfioat the
country during the past few
days shows the picture of Elmei'
Mitchell, whose address was
given as North Wllkesboro, N.
Article with the picture said
that Mitchell was wounded in
the Salerno battle and the pic
ture showed him being moved
to Walter Reed hospital in
Washington, D. C.
Inquiry here today revealed
tliat the only -Elmw, Miti)hell
Indnntndmli^ni thn- nrifefr-Al^ ,
Selective Bervtice boaids ttt
Wilkes w‘as , Elmer Kermlt
Mitchell, son of Mr. and -Mrs.
John Mitchell, of Somers town-
ship, who entered the army In
An anusaai/ bnppentBg oc-
cured recently at the home of
HUIenr Blevins ai'Hhys.
Mr. BlevliisV dxfiktna, lacfc.
age 4, and sistw. 6, were
playing In and ■nMOid''''ina old
abandoned aatomohile. Hie
little gM was on ootside of
the old car and n^'Inilde.,
Jack started screaming and his
father went to see wbat was
wrong. He found JaA Uddng
at a snake, which . was striking
rapidly at ' the little boy’s leg.
Jack was mshed to the, hos^tal
here but no bites were found
and he was o. k. after getting
over his frigfht.
School Eat Room
Much Difficulty Encountered
In Securing Equipment
For School Lunchroom
MAN IS CITED
a" Margaret Faw, who was
;ly licensed as an attorney
las been admitted to th"
e Bar, delivered a most In-
g address Friday evening
! the North Wllkesboro
a Faw visa presented by
A. C. Waggoner, who, with
loover, arranged the pro
I Faw’s subject was “Youth's
[»tlon of the Post War
”, Her address-dealt with
problems Which face Wilkes
and was heard with much
aasf^nt^law,' g. V. Tomlinson. In operaHoti-
i-teacher; K. M. Allen, honorary of his sevei'al business enterprises
teacher. , here.
I Much nrnerpss mada last ,ggf Ingle joined the Slate
Highway Piatrol In 1931 and his
first duty was in 'Wilkes county.
I where he remained for 2 1-2
1 years. He was stationed for some
j time in Llncolnton and Lenoir and
J. G. Chipman Buys | .wilkesboro in
the Brown Property in 1934 Patrolman Ingle was
•V I advanced to rank of corporal and
Mr. J. G. Chipman. resident of, promoted to sergeant in 1937.
the city for a number of years, j jjjj, j.gpor(j as a member of the
er; K. M. Allen,
Much progress vnas made last
year under the leadership of the
retiring president. R. E. Gibbs,
and prospects are bright for an
other fine •yeAr for the class.
Somewhere in the South Pacific
—Pharmacist’.s Mate Second Class
Thomas W. Lenderman of Wllkes
boro, North Caiplina. a navy hos
pital corpsnwn serving with this
marine unit, has received an of
ficial letter of commendation for
courageous conduct during an
enemy air raid.
Lenderman was cited for pro
ceeding, despite exploding bombs,
to an area that wias hit and for
rendering first aid and evacuating
the wdunded while the attack con
The letter of commendation
was signed by Rear Admiral J. F.
Shafroth, U. S.'Navy, deputy com
mMnder of the South Pacific area.
It was presented at aYormation by
Lieut. Col. George F. Good, Jr,.
U. S. M. C., commanding officer
The citation read:
For meritorious devotion
Plans to have a lunchroom
open at North Wilkesboro school
by October 1 have been delayed
by inability to secure the neces
sary equipment, it was learned
today from school authorities.
Some of the vital equipment
which have not been available to
date Include stove, cooking uten-
the purchase of eqtrtppient werA
raised by the Woman’s Club, hut
shipment of many articles have
been delayed although priorities
School authorities hope that th >
lunchroom can be equipped and
opened by the early part of No
Application hus been made to
the War Production Board for
permit to erect a lunchroom
Iruilding. Plans for the building
are being drawn by the Division
of Schoolhouse Planning of the
State Board of Education.
Apply Now For
“A” Gao Books;
Don’t Be Tardy
Application forms being dis-
' tributed at Tire Inspec
tion Stations Now
The Wtoks are to he
duty'^ while, serving wit^ p-manS^3ined.J$iit actiii^ng to.
“If you want new gasoline
lKM)k in time to liegin us
ing coupons on November 9 .vou
had better jjet .Voui- appHcj'tlon
in right away”, was the sub
stance of a warning Issued to
day by local rationing ofOeJaLs.
Application jbi»nk$ ijuiy be
obtained at tire Inspection sta-
ALL SALES THIS WEEK
WLL COUNT IN
Wilkes county tO|iqp^ Ito
lar^e quota in the ThM Wiur
Loan campaign by a mV
stantial nuu-gin, W. D. HaK-
acre, chairman, said today.
Although an «xaot total
of war bond sales, was not
available today, the totaJ
through Saturday was ap
proximately $1,200,000 and
may be substantially larger
when all reports are in.
The quota for the county was
$1,169,000, which was much
larger than the figures set for
either of the two previous drives
and was In the same bracket with
a number of counties with mneh
greater industrial activity than In
Mr. Haltacre said that It is
probaible that the Wilkes total
may reach $1,500,000, due to the
fact that sales of all types
throughout this week will count
in the third war loan total.
The national total has now
passed 16 billion dollars and may
reach IS. The national goal was
North Carolina has gone well
over the top in the campaign and
practically all counties in this
immediate section of the state
have reached their quotas.
Mr. Haltacre stated today that
the result in Wilkee In the Third .
■aMilihaf ■Kanae "
the patriotism of the pdJWPw ’
Wilkes eonnty who have sup
ported every campaign for prose
cution of the war. He stated his
appreciation to all who have help
ed put the campaign over.
Mrs. C. C. Church
Passes at Summit
Mrs. C. C. Church, one of the
northwestci'p part of the county’s
best known ladies, died at her
home ot Summit postoffice Sep
tember 28th at the age of 97
years and two-months, She was
the widow of Henry H. rhuroh.
The following children survive: J.
W. Church, Walsh; H. L. Church,
Summit: D. J. Church. Benge; W.
S. Church, Boonville; Mrs. J. M.
Chappel, Winston-Salem; Mrs.
Sallie Keys. Hickory; Mrs. Lou
Ellen Phillips, Hickory; Mrs.
Zora Lee. Lenoir; Mrs. C. R.
Mrs. Church was a member of
Yellow Hill Baptist church for 73
The funeral was held Septem-
bei; 30th ut the old home, inter
ment taking place afterwood in
the family burial plot at Summit.
A mechanized .division requires
18,000 gallons of gasoline everi^
hour it is on the move.
defense hatta}lon durfttg-n- ^ vind nuWlem. with-4be tire
R. C. Lee’s riding devices will
be on the playground between
Wilkesboro school Intildiregs till
The aggregation consists of
several modern rides which fu.--1
Jng-by Japanese atr,..;:fbrce.a: on- . ,
April 22; isist Upon-'fece!pt~»lf'"Mive*" of oW
reports that there were numerous
Injuries emong Army Air Force
personnel,'Lenderman was direct
ed to proceed to that area to
evacuate casualties. Despite the
fact that bombs were falling and
tritk ' complete disregard for his
- ■ • ■ ■ th«-
as announced In the meet-
st » aecond shipment of
elrngettes had been made
srican forces abroad. The
elilpBient went to the Solo-
lands and the first to North
la for the cigarettes were
sd by the Lions Club.
through the large glass
front of Bmnre Drug Store,
garettesi which cost the
VO coats ppr package, have
■er with’.the words, “com-
U of Nortb Wllkesboro
Cloh ‘I** J’*®*^*
I eonnty”. instead of the
f r«vsaa4 atamp.^
and manager of the Wilkes Fur
niture Exchiange, has purchased
the P. B. Brown property on Ken
sington Avenue known as the
James Piperls brick residence.
The deal was completed last week
and Mr. Chipman and, family will
occupy their new home as soon
as the repair work and painting
jobs are finished.
nish much aibK^ment and recrea- '-,|ii^.safety,- he proceeded to thi
tion. WJlkegbOvo school is spoB-in searching for.
soring the week of rides and ’»" 'rendering first aid to and evac-
share 4n the pr^eeds. ^ ^nating the Injured. His conduct
Jack Swofford has purchased
the L. L. Carpenter home in Fin
ley Park, one of the best homes In
this city, and he and his family
plan to move Into the home In
the near future.
—EUY WAR BONDS—
patrol is near the top in perform
ance and included several out
standing cases as well as routine
In 1937 he made an arrest near
here which resu'-ted In the break
ing of a huge nuto theft ring op-|
erating out of Philadelphia. In I
1940 he captured two despeta-i
does, both with long criminal
records, and who had only the day
before attempted a piayroll holdt
up In Tennessee. Recently he made
an arrest of two men with a large
amount of tools and materials
stolen from shipyards at Wil
mington. The arrest solvqd a
theft problem which state ami
federal officers had been trirlng to
trace for several months In ad
dition he made several seizures of
large quantities of liquor, includ
ing two truck loads
T. R. Deans Home
'was In keeping with the highest
J traditions of the United States
I Lenderman is the son of Mrs.
Blanche Lenderman and the late
'p. L. Lenderman, of .Wilkesboro.
He enlisted in the navy in Feh-
'ruary, 1942, and has'been in the
Sonth Pacific zone for the past
T. Richard Deans arrived home
today from the government hos
pital at Murphreesboro. Tenn..
where he had been undergoing
treatment since receiving a medi
cal discharge from the army sev
eral months ago. Mr. Deaiis will
resume management of Denn-| Lenaerman was stationed at the
Jewelry store, which he operated hospital to which Captain
prior to entering the service. He Rickenbacker and his par
is the son of Mrs. J. E. Deans, of j were taken immediately after
this city. (they were rescued In the Pacific
''.inspection record and t|»p back
.A” book to
the rattonlng board. Th* new
‘•A’* book will be sent out by
In an order last week nation
al OPA officials cut the value
of “B" Mid "C" coupons U>
two galltMis each. The value
of “A” remains at three gallons
and the fbite for the next one
to become valid was moved up
fnnn November SS2 to November
9, thus resulting In an Increase
of “A" ration from one and
oiie-half gallon to-■about two
Court Called Off
October term of Wllkea court*
scheduled to begin in Wllkesboro
today was called off. Judge J.
Will Pless, Jr., of Msrton. was
present to preside font thwe were,
few, If any, cItU ready for
trial and the term vM^etscelled.
and Lenderman stated in . a letter
to friends here that "Eddie is a
great ole boy”. Bvedent.ly he be
came personally acquainted with
the famous f^er following big
rescue after manjr days on the Pa-
T oV arn«ville,S.C.
Mr. and Mrs. Emmet C. John
son and children are moving to
day to VcarnvlUe. 8. C-, where Mr.
Johnson will be engaged in the
They have lived ^itn Nort!'
Wilkesboro for the past seven
years. Mr. Johnson held the po
sltion here as suptelntendent of
Meadows Mill com^||f apB'has
been very active liC.^iflvfc life Of
Wllkeelwro. ,.Mr^ Johaaon
ii'a past prasident of'the Nerfh
Wltkeeboro Lions piah and In a
rnmber. of the city board Of eda-
SUGAR—Stamp 14, good for
five pounds of sugar until af
ter October 31. Stamps 15 and
I 6 now may be 'Used to obtain
HUgar for canning, good for
five pounds each, valid until
GASOLINE—Coupons No. 6
In A book good for three gal
lons became effective July 22
and will expire November 21.
SHOES — Coupon 18 in the
sugar and coffee ration book
valid for one pair of shoes has
no expiration date. No. 1 air
plane stamp in book three be
comes valid November 1 for one
FOOD—Blue stamps U, V
and W'’valid through Oct 20,
X, YV Z valid from Oct. 1 thru
Nov. 20. Brown stamps C and
D In book three now valid; ex
pire October 30.
FT’EL OU^New No. 1 «;on
pon, C$:s8 4 sheet, good tor 10
gallons (1 fnit), ej^ires Jan
3; new No.'l coupon. Class 5
sheet, good f9T M gnltons (5
nnlta). «q;>irea January 3; new
No. 1 eonpoUf. CMb, • shaet,
good for >kd galloas
'saitsL expire Jaaatry 8..
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