ALL DAY PROGRAM WILL
BE CARRIED OUT
Achievement Day for the
♦•H club* in Wilke* county
will be appropriately observ
ed with a full day’* program
on Friday, October 29.
Achievement Day is an
amiaal event in 4-H club
vrork but thi* year will have
added *ig:nificance in recog-
nitkm of the splendid .work
done by the boys and girls in
production of Food For Vic
More than 1,600 boys and girls
in Wilkes were enrolled through
the schools to carry out food and
feed production projects this
‘ f I year.
The Achievement Day program
will open at 10:30 a. m. with J.
B. Sn‘pes, county agent, as
One feature of the program
will be the awarding of $27 5 In
war bonds as prizes for the best
gardens. The prizes are gifts from
the Occidental Life Insurance
company and will be presented by
W. H. Trentman. vice-president
of the company. J. Roby McNeill
and Rex West. local representa
tives of the company, will also be
on the program.
Others to take part will be
Rev. A. C. Waggoner, First Meth-
odist pastor; Rev. .Howard J.
i Ford, Wllkesboro Baptist pastor:
I ,^C. a. Eller, county superlntend-
jT' ■ ent of schools; Dr. P. C. Hubbard,
Sr.; L. R. Harrill, state |-H
club loader; Mrs. Annie H.
•> Greene, home agent: H. C. Col-
vard and James E. Rollins, assis
tant county agents.
A corn show with several
prizes donated by the merchants
cf North Wllkesboro will be held
in connection with .Achievement
A full program of athletic
events will be carried out on ihe
f Wllkesboro school athletic field
I In the afternoon.
Col. Harry B. Uversedge and Went. Col. Samuel B. Griffltt, left,
lead s contingent of marines ashore after a raid on enemy pMltiomi os
New Georgia island. Constant pressure by Allied forces In the Pacific
has pushed the Japanese from the Munda air field, Sa^aua and ^
These gains have been followed by constant raids on other enemy base*
The Journal-Patriot to Install New
Press; Paper Will Not Be Issued On
Monday, Nov. 1, While Erecting Unit
The Journal-Patriot's new
press is scheduled to arrive to-
Durlng the process of remo^--
ing the old press and installing
the new one. It will be lmpos.si-
Me to carry on the nsoal work
of publication of the paper and
It will be uecessarj' to omit the
issue for Monday, November 1.
Subscribers who do not re
ceive a paper for Monday, No
vember 1, wUl know the reason
for missing their paper on that
However, The Journal-Patriot
will be issued next Thursday as
usual and efforts will be made
to give full coverage of news
for the entire week.
Installation of the new press
will enable The Jonmal-Pn-
triot to render even better
newspaper service than ever be-
Representatives of Weather
Bureau Here Yesterday
Inspecting The System
Mrs. R. Don Laws
daimed By Death
'0 Publisher’s Wife Died Tues
day; Funeral Service
Mrs. Dora Wellace Laws. ag>*
68, wife of R. Don I.aws. puli
Usher of the nationally famous
‘‘Yellow Jacket”, died Tuesday
morning, four o’clock at theiv
home at Moravian Falls.
Mrs. Laws had been in ill health
for Severn! months and critically
ill for several days.
Mrs. Laws was born -April 7.
1875. a daughter of the late
Franklin S. and Mr.s. Frances
Broyhill Wallace, of the Pores
Knob community. Surviving arc
her husband, four daughters end
three sons: Miss Thelma Laws. ^
Moravian Falls; Mrs. L. 1.
Howell. Aforavian Falls; Mrs. M.,
E. Jennings. Albemarle; Mrs. R.
T. Hairston. Roanoke. Va.; B. W. ‘
Laws and S. R. Laws. Washing
ton. D, C.: and R. Don Laws, Jr.,
Moravian Palls. Also surviving
are 11 grandchildren.
Funeral service was held Wed
nesday afternoon, three o’clock,
at the residence and burial was in
Moravian Falls cemetery. Rev. J.
B. Hlpps. of Statesville, and Rev.
J. M. Greene, pastor of the Mora
vian Falls Methodist church, con-
dneted ,the service.
Pall bearers were W. R. Hut-
bard. Paul J. Vestal. M. B. Clark.
Grover Hix. R. A. Greer and Ru
Representative.s of the U. S.
Woother Bureau were in Wilkes
Wednesday Inspecting the flood
warning system which was set up
a year ago in the Yadkin valley.
J. E. Lockwood, of Charleston.
S. C., and E. W. Carlson, of At
lanta. were here and reported
that the flood worning system had
been operating most efficiently
during the past year.
Rainfall .stations have been .set
up in the upper part of the Yad
kin valley and persons at the sta
tions report to Mrs. t«cie F.
Vannoy, wife of W. R. Vannoy,
who lives between the Wilkes-
-Mrs. Vannoy transmits th^
lainfall reports on down the val
ley in case of a flood threat.
This system, should there be
another disastrous flood In the
valley, may be the means of sav
ing vast amounts of property
which can be moved from danger
zones when floods threaten.
Want Ad Recovers
Watch Lost In City
Miss Gladys Stanley, of North
Wllkesboro route one, Inserted an
ad in Monday’s Journal-Patriot
of her wrist watch lost In this
Eldon Cleary, of Ha; s, who
found the watch, read the adver
tisement and on Wednesday
brought the watch to The Jour
Co. Is Praised For
R:cord In Safety
Chairman Industrial Com
mission Says 112,182 Hours
Worked Without Injury
Worker* in the Wilkes-
boros smd throughout the
county are making progr«4W
in the National War Fund
chest campaign, T. E. Story,
chairman, said today.
However, workers have
not completed the task of
soliciting the people and no
totals on amount raised esm
be released at the present
time. Chairman Story said.
The goal for Wilkes county is
$12,000, of which $2,500 will
be allocated for Boy Scout and
Girl Scout work within the coun
ty. The National War Fund,
which Includes the U. S. O. and
many other service and relief or
ganizations,Vlll get $9,500.
Chairman Story emphasized
that the campaign is a ‘‘Give
Once For All” propcsitlon design
ed to eliminote many calls on the
people for donations, and urges
that every person give as liberal
ly as possible in order that the
county’s quota can be reached and
that Wilkes will still have a psr-
fe-'t record of going over in every
.car effort oampaign.
Workers named for the various
rural communities are asked to
complete their canvass as early
us possible but to contact every
ner.son and .give them an oppor
tunity to' help the many worthy
oe.use8 included in the campaign.
MILES WEST OF
MISS ROBERTINE McLEN
DON WILL BE HERE
Fun’s Fun, But Damage Or
Destruction Of Property
Is Crime, Police Say
,t. Clay Shields
r Shields, a grandson of
and Mrs. J. H. Johnson,
H»ro, is reported missing
In the European area,
elds, son of R. C. and
I Johnson Shields, of
lolem, was with XT. S.
forces operating from
‘The last letter from
October 13 and he
ted mfaolag the foUow-
I’olice Chief J. K. AValker is-
.-unxl a stem wanting today di
rected at Hallowe'en pranksters
who carry their jokes too far
for anybotly's good.
Hallowe'en celebrants will be
out this w-eek-end, and the po
lice is not gfoing to interfere
with clean fun, but when It goes
farther than tlnit it will be too
had for the offenders.
In other words, those who
damage -or destroy property,
thinking.such is fun, will have
time and opportunity- In jail to
think differently, flilef Walker
S. V. Tomlinson, president of
Gordon Spinning company, has
received a letter from T. A. Wil-
■son, chairman of the North Caro
lina Industrial Commission, say
ing that Gordon Spinning com
pany has been awarded a certlfi
cate of merit in the Textile Safety
The letter of Commissioner Wil
"1 am pleased to advise that
the Gordon Spinning Company is
winner of a Certificate of Merit in
Group One of the Eighth Annual
Statewide Textile Safety Contest.
According to our regards, a total
ot 112.182 man-htjurs typre work
ed without a sing^ disabling in
jury. This is indeed an excellent
record, and I am sure yon and
your associates are proud of this
“Accidents are costly at any
time, but right now when we are _ ...
putting everything we hove into ®
winning this war we cannot af
ford them. More than .'iSO.OOO.-
000 man-days are lost e.sch year
on account of accidents to work
ers on and off the Job, and it must
be a source of reel satisfa:tion to
know that your company did not
add to this figure”.
Gordon Spinning company's
address is North Wllkesboro hut
the plant Is located at Roaring
Officers of the company are as
follows: S. V. TomMnson, presi
dent; J. R. Hix, secretary-treas
urer; J. E. Johnson, superintend
Miss Robertine McLendou,
Girl Scout itinerant director for
the Juliette Lowe region, with
headquarters in Atlanta, will ar
rive here Sunday and will spend
six weeks directing Girl Scout
work in North .Wllkesboro and
Miss McLendon is a former fall
time Girl Scout director In Ral
eigh and is a most able Girl Scout
She will meet with members ct
ihe Girl Scout council on Monday
afternoon to lay plans for her
work in Wilkes.
Local Girl Scout leaders today
also called attention to the fact
that Girl Scout Week will be ob
served in the Wilkesboros Octo
ber 31 to November 7.
All North Wllkesboro churches
will have special Girl Scout pro-
rams in their services and the
three troops in Wilkesboro will
'(gather In a special service at the
Wilkesboro Ba-ptlst church Sun
Russian Army forces chas
ed a retreating German Ar
my in the Southern Uld-aine
yesterday through towns 48
miles west of Melitopol and
27 miles west of Dneprope
trovsk as they killed 3,000
Germans and captured guns
and stores along a 150-mile
front, Moscow said today.
The fighting—termed by Berlin
a "super battle”—eklw the Rus
sians capture a total of more than
120 towns and vUlogea M Utty
surged behind the Germans from
Ooreloe on the Sea of Azov to
Krinichki, west of Dnepropetrovsk
in the Dnelper River bend.
Goreloe is on a tip of land jut
ting out into the Sea of Azov 20
miles from a narrow isthmus Join
ing the Crimea with the main
Losralty Day Sunday
At First Methodist
Loyalty Day will be observed
at the eleven o’clock worship hour
Sunday morning ^at the First
Methodist church. Pledge oards
ed ai*d"*every' maailkK’ ol • tile
church will be given the oppor
tunity ot making a pledge to the
budget of the church at this time.
The receiving of the pledges is
in charge of Mr; J. R. Hix, chair
man of the finance committee.
Members who cannot be present
Sunday morning :o make their
pledges will be visited by thj
stewards Sundoy afternoon.
Fvt. On.so« Owens has en
joyed a la-day fnrlonffh wltl>
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F.
Owens, and other relatives ajid
rnentls in tlie Hays commnnlty.
Pvt. Owens completed hJs train
ing in desert, maneuvers in Call-
fomla and is now' stationed at
Kwt Bennlng, (la. He was In
ducted into the army March 7.
Is Gieaatie Raid
By U. S. I^M
Continuing a ‘'smash Rn-
baul” campaign, a strong
force of Liberators and
Lightnings hit that bey Jap
anese New Britain base Mon
day for the third sueeessiva
day with 151 tons of bombs,
destroying 21 aircraft on the
ground and knocking 37 out
of the sky.
It was the fifth raid of the
month on Rabanl during which
more than 400 enemy planes have
been destroyed or rendered unfit
In the Monday raid, announced
today by General MocArthnr'a
headquarters, six or more waves
of high-flying Liberators swept
over Rabaul, within 10 minutes.
Heavy anti-aircraft fire and 70
[ intercepting fighters were em-
I ployed in futile enemy attempts
j to break up the formations.
I Forty-three were damaged in
I addition to those destroyed. One
I hundred and seventy-seven planes
I were knocked out in a 350-ton
I strike there October 12. Sixty
more were destroyed October 18.
Then raids October 23 and 24 de
stroyed 133 others and probably
destroyed an additional 48.
$8,712 In Public Assistance
Grants; Miss Faw Is
Case Work Aide
eluded at least '28 destroyed.
This continued aerial nentroll-
zation of Rabaul has been co-or
dinated with the bombing Into
uselessness of other enemy bases
on Bougainville—Rabaul’s front
JMrs. J. E Jones
Labor Board Is
Persons Not Working Get
ting Job Offer* From U.
S. Employment Service
License to ’ wed were issued
during.the past two weeks by
Register of Deeds C. C. Siddeii to
the following; Ted Roberts. Mc-
Grady, and Ruby Shew, Wllkes-
boro route two; Henry Anderson
end Leah Anderson, Wllkesboro;
Billie Conabs, North Wilkesboro
route two, and Lolg Bryant,
Hays: Tolbert Ashley and Dade
Bowlin, both of Wllbar.
Ivan D. Anderson
Moves To Palmer
Mr. Ivan D. Anderson aqd fami
ly moved today to the Palmer
Horton home on Sixth street
which Mr.' Andereon recently pur
chased. The Hortons have moved
to the George Hart home on B
i F’uneral service >vas conducted
Wednesday afternoon at the First
in this city for
Mrs. Mary Clingman Jones, wif?
of J. W. Jones, a prominent citi
zen of the Fail-plains community
near this city.
Mrs. Jones died Tuesday at the
Wilkes hospital. She had been in
ill health for some time and be
came critically ill on Monday.
Mrs. Jones was born December
12, 1885, a daughter of the late
Dr. J. J. Clliigman and Mrs. Mary
Hackett Clingman. She is sur
vived by her husband, one son, J.
W. (Son) Jones. Jr„ and one
daughter, Miss Mary Louise Jones,
of this city.
Rerv. Howard J, Ford, pastor of
the Wilkesboro Baptist church,
conducted the funeral service In
the absence of the# pastor. Dr.
John W. Klncheloe, Jr., -who is
assisting In a revival in Wilming
ton. Burial was hi Greenwood
cemetery In this city.
Pin bearers were C. P; Walter.
H. B. Dodson, Joe Pearson, T. 0.
Williams, F. C. Tomlinson and Dr.
E. S. Cooper.
-BUY WJkR BONDS» Money can Tigkt, bog bonds.
, BrlUfili gOTfi^eot^iuBphqr^
havj preoented to
sla, an X-ray machine ot
The newly appointed War 1,3-
bor Mobilization Board for
Wilkes county is now functioning.
J. B. Snipes was appointed
chairman of the board and a
meetilig was held recently in which
Attorney J. H. Whicker, Jr., was
named secretary .and Mrs. Kathryn
I.g)tt, manager of the Employment
Service office, vice chairman.
Names of male persons from IS
to 55 years of age who are not
regularly employed as much as 35
hours per week ;tre being turned
over to Attorney Whicker, secre
tary of the board. Attorney
Whicker notifies the persons
whose names are turned in. and
asks that they report to the Em
ployment Service office here with
in 24 hours.
If the persons notified fail to
report and register for a Job, the
Employment Service then contact;-'
them with a Job offer. If a joli ie
not taken, the powers created by
the Goverfior’s War Emergency
proclamation will be invoked and
court proceedings against the
idlers »U1 be taken.
Alreed.v a number of name.--'
have been reported to the board
which is composed of the follow
ing: J. B. Snipes. Mrs. Kathryn
Lott. A. F. Kilby, R. T. McNlel, T
E. Walker, H. A. Cranor, Attor
ney J. H. Whicker. Jr.. Dwlghr
Nichols. James M. Anderson.
Charles C. McNeill end J. R. Ede-
C. B. Lomax Buvs
The L. Vyne Farm
The Wilkes County Welfare
Board met In regular October
session wit'h the following mem
bers present; Or. P. J. B(-ame,
chairman, and Dr. .1. G. Bentley.
The third member, E. C. Johnson,
After the business session of
the Welfare Board, the superin
tendent. and case workers present
ed a number of applications for
old age assistance and aid to de
pendent children, which were
passed on by the Welfare Board.
The number of persons receiv
ing old age assistance In Septem
ber was 682. amount $6,154.00.
Number of families receiving aid
to dependent children was 131,
icpresenting 249 children, amount
$2,027.00. Thirty-seven person.s
received aid to the blind, amount
$531.00. The total of public as
sistance grants was $8,7-12.00.
Mi.ss Corinne Faw, of North
Wilkesboro. lu(s accepted the p >-
sltion of case work aide in th"
Wilkes County Department of
Public Welfare, Miss Faw i.- i:
graduate of Salem College, where
she majored in economics and so
ciology. Miss Faw began work
with the deportment Oct. 25. The
welfare department feels that it is
fortunate in securing the service?
of Miss Faw with her fine back
ground of training in social wel
BY ALLIES ON
The Allied armies in Italy re
corded relatively minor gains yes
terday VIS the last German re.ar
guards were withdrawn into the
Mondragone-Vasto Mountain line.
I entrenched certainly for a strong
defense of the approaches to
Rome and perhaps based to mount
s spectacular counteroffensive.
I The British Eighth Army ad
vanced from three to six miles
, and occupied the towns of Civita
Canipomarano and Acquaviva
Colfecroce. hofh about seven miles
jhelowThe Trigno River a score of
miles inland from the Adriatic;
the American Fifth Army on its
front occupied two stretches of
,high ground facing Masslco Ridge,
lone in the Fr-.incolisp area and the
other, known as ’’Mad Dog Hill ’,
War Loan Total
Wllke« county exceedexl
quota by $303,B28J$0 in the
recenj. Hiird War Loan cam-
paimi, W. n. Halfaore, war
finance riialmuui foy Wilkes,
said today after receiving offi
cial figures from the Weasnry-
The total amount sold was
91,473,538J$0. The qfnta for
the county was
. p. B, Lomax has purchese'l the
Ltmnard Vyne farm*three miles
east of North Wllkesboro - and
near hlgh-aay 421. Mri-', Lomax
and Ills family have -lived there
for twe years and expect to con-
thine to make their home there,
at l^iit for the durafkw'of the
Theatre* In The State
In Third WSi? Loan
The treasury diriment, has
Just released a st^t^ent shewing
that theatres -of Nbri£k.. .Cafoni^
were instrumental fat J3|lstal9 118,-
716.008.15 of the *«ieV\wir4
war bond quota. '■ ^
. Both.Ue Uhert^ and-ttie-AlIdit
[theatres of thle'.cItlS^J^ dol'd
bond- sales'and hetdOd.hW^U'f
mar head drive in
SUGAR- 'Stamp 14, good for
five pofinds of sugar until af
ter October 31. Stamps 15 and
1 6 now may be used to obtola
ivncar for canning, good for
five pounds each, valid until
GASOLINE—Coupons No. 6
in A Look good for three gal
lons liecame effective July 22
and will expire Noveml.-pr 8.
SHOES — Coupon 18 in the
sugar and coffee ration boo'
valid for one pair of shoes ha
no expiration date. No. 1 air
plane stamr In took three be
comes valid November 1 for one
FOOD—Brown stamps C. D,
B and F in hook 3 valid for
■(nrchssp of meats and fats un
til October 31. Stam|f G is valid
nntll Dec.. 4. Blue stamp* S,.
V'and Z ?n book 2 good for
pnrehaae of processed food^
unto Noirember 90.r-#
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