Fathers Included In
Group Sent By
Wilkes Selective Service
Board number 2 on Tuesday
seut a large group of men to
the induction center for ex
amination and induction in
to the army, navy and ma
The list included several
The cmiplete list, includ
ing those acceptei and re
Richard Caswell Martin.
Tomer Roosevelt Adams.
John McKlnleijr Ix>ve.
John Anrter Bowlin.
.Albert Elmore Byrd.
inonuM ixUlesfiSe McLaughlin.
John James Strike.
Robert Calvin .Htueiart.
Charlie Monroe BUhags.
James BaancI PiiveMn,
Ivjr OomeUiMs Waddell.
Charlie Elmer Harrold.
Lionel Dexter Miller.
W'Uliam Alarvin Teague.
Lonnie Jack Maliaffey.
WUliam Warren Battle) .
Lankford Miiee Wagoner.
Claode Vlnatoa Taylor.
Stanley W. Ctmrch.
mvid Bristol Usbome.
— Oscar Brown.
George Washington Wood.
woodruff Robert Wallao‘.
Roland Wttlard Transou.
•fohn Hunter Roopo.
Emory Koscoe Bowyer.
Vonl^ Whit© Church.
Wlillah Frank Sale.
Joseph Herbert Hawkins.
George W'ltUam Ble>vins.
Cody Harrill Mopre.
Ve.stal Everett Higgins.
lx>nnie Bay Harrold.
Robert Floyd Shoenmker.
John Robert fhureh.
Cliarlle I.iester Boyd.
Jay Conlej- Graj-son.
WUliam David Tharpe.
Howard William Thompson.
Dan Ray Gregory (vd.)
Ralph Wesley .McCann.
lioyA Matthew Ester.
Stamie (klpU Bowers.
.Aaron B« * Clear)-.
James Stacey Money.
Mancie Eldered Jordan.
Jonlor Lee Adams.
Clyde- Chester Lyon.
Hobert Estel Waddn.s.
Grover Edward Pendry.
Joseph Leo Porter,
tiene A. Brookshire.
Herbert Howard Transoii.
Johnie Kver«-t .Ahsher.
Richard Montgomery Poteat.
John IVank Plnniv.
Herman ITareoce Darnell.
Etnk-r Leo Doan Moncus.
Rixle Gene Spicer.
Ernest Fred Danc> .
LAande Edgar Rhodes.
Hpenoer Arnold Johnson.
Clyde Dean Ix>vette.
toster Bronard Long.
Raymond James Reavls (voL)
Jessie Freeman Long (vol.)
Claude Calvin Bradley.
W'alter Everette (Meaiy.
Bonnie MeOoy Minton (vol.)
Josd’h Robert Barrett.
tiUmer Edwin PhllUps.
John Vernon Martin.
Ransom Ooolidge Brown.
Ted Harold Wagoner.
Joseph VlrgU Bowlin.
AiOTtzo W. Clonch.
New Press Is Here
sr May Be Omitted On
fonday While Press Is
you don’t receive your J.our-
atrlot Monday you will know
;he Issue is being omitted In
to install the big new press.
5 press, delivery of which
inavoidably held up for one
because of transportation
alties. Is here and is awalt-
le grrlfal of a factory train
in loe InstaUation.
These sons of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Triplette, of Ronda,
Are serving in the army and navy. Pvt. Russell J. Trip-
lette.’left, entered the army in January, receiv^ his ba
sic training at Camp Young, California, and is now at
Camp Maxey, Texas. ArviIIe L. Triplett, right, U a sec
ond class seaman. He entered the navy in September,
received his “boot” training at Newport, R. I., and was
recently home on furlough.
WffiSna /- Fowler, seaman
fU-W class, is now overseas, ac
cording to n*ws reccivtnl by his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
Fowler, of Ronda. He enter
ed the iiatT in May and receiv-
«d his basic training at Baln-
Scout Rally On
Friday Nlsht At
City School Gym
Boy Scout rally for the Wilkes
district will be held Friday night.
November .S, iit the North Wilke,-i-
boro, school gymnasium.
Gordon Finley, district Scout
commissioner, ahnounced the dale
of the annual rally and stated
that a moat interesting and en
tertaining program has been
planned for the occasion.
All Boy Scouts in the county
are urged to attend the rally and
participate in the activities.
Cripple Clinic Nov. 11
.November clinic for crippled'
children will he held dt the-
Wilkes hospital on Thursday. No
vemher 11. Free examination
will be given all crippled and de
formed persons present on that
I’vi. Ronult 'Worth Bur- is
s|>en(ling sonic lime at home at
t'rtckct after four years in tiie
army and stationed in Panama.
Pvt. Bare bs a son of Mr. and
Mt8. Sylvester Bare, whoM-
home i.s at Cricket but who arc
now working in Baltimore.
Jufors Are Drawn
Of Federal Court
Judge Hayes To Convene
Session On Monday,
Judge Johnson J. Hayes will
preside over the next term of Fed
eral court which will convene in
Wllkesboro Monday, Nov. 15, tor
the trial of cases coming from
Alleghany, Ashe, Watauga and
Wilkes counties. . The following
jury list has been drawn for the
Howard ■Bryaa. 'CHaSs
it«r woodruff, Chetry'GmerP-
O. Richardson, Laurel Springs; P.
C. Edwards. Plney Creek; Carl
Fred Houck, Todd; T. C. Camp
bell. West Jefferson; C. H. Eld-
reth. Bldreth: W. M.Jliller, Mi
lam: Paul Southertanti, Fig; Geo.
Bowden, (col.), Clifton; J. M.
Burkett, Warrensvllle; Howard
Stanberry. Lansing; A. E. Jones.
Fig: T. F, Miller. Wagner. Fre.i
Cook. West Jefferson; Paul Bow
ers, West Jefferson.
Ned Glenn, Sugar Grove; Chas.
Simmons, Triplett: Clay Perry,
ZionvlUe;' O. L. Coffey. ShuHs
Mills; S. C. Ford, Blowing Rock:
Eamie Triplett, Maney; Lloyd
Wilcox, Deep Gap; Lesley Lyon,
Boone: Wade Clawson., Boone;
Shuford Edminsten, Blowing
Rock: Miss Mabel Bingham.
Boone; Fred Critcher. Boone.
D. L. Minton, North Wilkes-
^.•oro: W. E. Colvard, North
Wllkesboro: Sherman Elledge,
North Wilkeshoro. route one: R.
L. Hickerson. Ronda: Treely Ha:’-
old. North Wllkesboro; M. J.
Roberson. Gllreath; T. N.,hayes,
North Wllkesboro route two; J.
W. McBride, Tnsphill; W. W. Bar
ber. Wllkesboro: W. M. Eller.
Congo; J. A. Hall, North Wilkes-
boro: M. L. Gray. Cycle: Glenn
Willianis, Goshen:^,^U.J- Wadkina,
(col.). North Wii^e'sfctiro; R. L.
Profflt. WilkeslKH-o: J ‘A. Hollo
way, Traphill: W. A. Hayes. Pur-
lear: Walter Brew-er, North
Wllkesboro route; Clarence
Shephard, McGrady: T. J. Brook^
shire. Boomer route: Sam Trlp-
'ett. Purlear: J.ohn Higgins,
Wllkesboro; Landreth Blevins,
Hays; Monroe Eller. North
Wllkesboro; Myrtle McBride,
Traphill; Clarence Hendren, G'l-
rcath; D. C. Castevens. Traphill.
Rutired StifcMiolder of
Loan Association Reoel
General Douglaa MacAr-
thur’a air arm inflicted the
worst defeat yet administer
ed to Japan's sea home pow
er at the New Britain strong
hold of Rabau! Tuesday,
sending three memy de
stroyers and eight large mer
chant vessels to the bottom
of Simpson Harbor.
The devastating attack account
ed for 94,000 tons of enemy ship
ping—50,000 tons sunk outright
and 44,000 severely damaged—
and, in brushing off frantic en
emy interference in the air, the
Allied bombers shot down 67
Japanese planes. Nineteen of the
raiders were lost.
Ig Highly Praised
At Pulpwood Meet
As in every home front cam
paign to liasten victory over tlie
* axis. The Journal-Patriot ha«
been active in the campaign to
encourage cutting and market
ing of vast quantities of palp-
wood, a vlbil war material.
And it was gratifying to the
etUtor to receive the following
message from Shep Brinkley, of
the North I'iaroUna l*Wp, Com
pany, as he was atteoding a
meeting in New A'ork CltJ'!
“Wish )oa mlfdit have been
here at tlie U. S. Victory Fnlp-
wood. Campaign Headqanrtoos.
4rorkyou ' ntje doing. in this
SgL Clark Beglis
Succeeds Carlyle Ingle As
Highway Patrol Officer
For The Wilkes Area
Left to right: O. H. Bracey, secretary-lVeasiirer of
North Wllkesboro National Fsurm Loan Association; P.
E. Dancy, presidMit of the Association,'R. L.
Church, retired member.
In tbe^ above “picture, Mr. jjner shareholdera of tbe consoli
Bracey secretary-treasurer of the dated assocbslions wbo have paid
North Wllkesboro National Farm 1 their loans In full to The Federal
Loan Association, is seen handing
Land Bank of Columbia. Our new
association has assets of more
check to Mr. Church, represent-1 (i,an $68,000, including a suV
Ing the par value of his stock in ^stantlal surplus and reserve, es-
the Association, in the presence I tablished through aii agreement
of Mr. Dancy, president of the as- between the directors of the as
sociation. Mr. Church was the gociatlon and the land bank. Ou>-
first retired stockholder to re
ceive payment in full for his stock
investment in the association af
ter It was organized as a result of
consolidation of several iMSOcia-
tions in the North Wllksk^ro
!Hils.- te a
for both Mr. Dancy anil me. ’We
are now ready to pay the full pa;-
value of all retired stock to for-
financiat position is stronger than
it has been in 25 years and we are
now able to render better farm
mortgage credit service to tirm-
ers than ever before in the history
of the land bank system," Mr.
Bracey stated. The North lyflkes-
entiOBB for , Federal land bank
loans tn Wilkes, Ashe, Alleghany,
Oildwell, and Watauga counties.
The Germans fled laat
night to new defenses less
than 70 miles from Roma,
their “little Rommel” Una
broken under 10 days of
pile-driver assaults by Allied
. troc^s who were advancing
steadily despite fierce rear
guard resistance from Nan
Over-running the entire Germsa
Western flank, British end Ameri
can troops of Lieut- Oen. Hark
W. Clark’s Fifth Army mopped
up Mt. Massico, captured Mt.
Croce to the northeast and drove
within two or three miles of the
Garigiano River, 79 miles from
Rome and outpost of the new
regiment was wlpe^ out^and all
Sgt. A. H. Clark has assumed
his dutlM here as highway patrol
man for .this area.
Sgt. Clark succeeds Sgt. Carlyle
Ingle, who resigned on October 1.
Sgt. Clark was formerly sta
tioned at Asheboro, where he held
the rank of corporal in the petrol, j
bis assignment to'
was a promo
tion in rank. He has an excellent
record in the patrol.
Sgt. and Mrs. Clark have taken
an apartment ir the Tevepauih
residence on h nslngton Avenu *.
Mrs. J. A. Jones
Taken By Death
• morning at the
Merger I s Formed
Mountain - C. & $.
C. & S. Motor Express, which
has been openiting between North
Wllkesboro and Winston-Salem
for many years, has ’serged with
Piedmont-Mountain F-elght Lines,
which operate over a great part
of western North Carolina.
The same schedule of service
between North Wllkesboro and
Winston Salem will be followed
na E. F. Caudill, owner of the C.
S. lines. Is now part owner of
Piedmont Mountain Freight
Mnes with Ppul Billings and
James Ed Caudill.
'The merger went Into effect
0)1 November 1.
Mrs. Jo Anna
58, died Tuesday
’Mrs. Jones was the wife of J.
A. Johea. prominent loc i' citizen
and who Ir proprietor of the
Wilkes Laundry. She had been In
ill heiiltli for some lime and cri
tically ill during the past two
She was born aiid reared in
Davie county, a daughter of the
late Philman and S.illie Casey
Surviving are her husband
three sons and one daughter:
Norris Jones. Raleigh; Buford
Jones, Wilmington: Mrs. Louella
Craven, North Wllkesboro; and
Odell Jones. Tampa, Fla; five
brothers and three slsterj; George
Ratledge. Woodleaf; John Rat-
ledge: Elkin; Pink. Bill and Dee
Ratledge, Mocksvllle; Mrs. Mae
Oodby, Harmony; Miss Minnie
Ratledge. Woodleaf; Mrs. Re
becca Koontz, Mocksvllle.
Funeral service was held at the
home today, 12:30 p. m. and
burial service was at Centec
church cemetery n©.ir Mocksvllle
Pvt. Robert I,. Holtoway, of
the .Army Ain Corps JitatlonrtI
at Homestead, Florida, w-rites
his mother than lie will la-
lioine for the 'Thanksgiving holi
days. I’vt. Hollaw-ay has been
111 the army since January fi.
I IMS, and Just recently received
his silver wings. He i.s tlie .sou
Mrs. Hesste Roberson, who lives
Itet. J. R. Mathis, son of Mr.
and .Mrs. TYank .Matliis, of
Koiirin^ River, lias he«‘n seiil
overseas. His sister, Mis.s
MozcHe .MatIUs, and fiancee.
Miss Mary- I’ardue, of Roaring
River, i-isited him sit Greenrtlle.
I’a., Iiefore _he sailed overta-as.
Pvt. Nlatlite entered tlie army in
May this year.
GIRL SCOUT ACTIVITIES
i V-12 Exam Tuesday
I Navy V-12 examination for col-
'lege training and army V-12 exam-
jination for specialized tralnlnf
will be given Tuesday, Nov. 9th,
ijt North Wllkesboro school, where
application blanks and complete
I information Is now pvallabls. BoTt
17. years of age or who will
IT- ch 17 by March 1. 1944. and
who are high school graduste*
iiiHv take the examination.
With the arrival of Rohertlne toast marshmallows or roast
McClendon, traveling executive welners, campfires will be bull*,
secretary for the Girl Scouts, to
be the,full time worker for the
North Wllkesboro and Wilkes-
boro Girl Scouts for six weeks, the
local Girl Scouts are planning a
period of Intensive activltjr tha*
will follow through the year in
program activity for all G|vl
Scouts, both adult workers and
The local Girl Scouts will offi
cially close Girl Scout week on
November 6 with a rally In Smoot
Special flag ceremonies w-ill close
the meeting at 6 o’clock.
All national dues of fifty cec
per member are due at this tlm
and the local cooncil wants to s
this time asfle as en annual ots-
tom in each tpooo for city-wide j
registration. All Scouts not ye*
registered with their trpop leade’s
are asked to bring* their dues at
this time. ’
Troop 2, the Senior troop -rt,
Over 100 Home Demonstration
Club members attended the «n-
nual Federation meeting held
Wednesday night at the Woman s
Club house in this city.
A splendid program w>is ren-
Wilkesboro with •• Miss Mary dered and the victory garden
Charles Alexander as leader,,,wlll prise was awarded to Mrs. P»lph
staff the first aid station at'the Swanson, of Boomer. Millers
rally. -- N. ' y, ,» .Creek club'won the prise lor larg-
Brownie Scout leaders aW'Mte-s. est sttendanc^d Tbe Champion
TiiU Hinton Mrs BllT (for p«bllcUy record.
m«mijci9 — LfUia riiDio . • ’ ' M r’lfta—iit Ridffe club monibdrt
V 'James, contests of all kinds Wlih T. Mitchell. Mlsa Marte «slgMebd. tp^
at 3 o’clock. Rev. A. C.-Waggon-‘park from 3 to 6 o’clock. Each
er. pastor of the North Wllkesboro troop Is to attend with entu-t
First Methodist church of which imembership of leaders, girls.
Mrs. Jones was a member, con-1 troop mothers and committee
ducted the service, assisted by | members plus the local council
Russian Army Moves
Ten Miles In A Day
Russian forces swept yesterday
to within 21 miles of Kherson,
Black Sea port at the month of
the Dnieper River, as the retreat
ing Germans poured back across
the stream abandoning thousanoa
of dead and piles of stores and
machines, Moscow announced to
Advancing at the rate of 10
miles a day, the Russians charged
through 80 towns and hamlets la
the vast steppes between the
Dnieper and Karklnit Bay on the
Black Sea. More than 3,000 Ger
mans were killed in this area,
alorle and In one sector an entire
Boone Lions To
Delegation From Boone Club
To Put On Program At
Lions Meeting Friday
A delegation from the Boone
Lions Club will give the program
at the meeting of the North
Wllkesboro Lions Club on Friday
evening, seven o'clock, at Hotel
The program will be one of a
.number of program exchanges by
'clubs in this section of the state.
On Monday night Rev. Fred H.
Shipp. Rev. A. C. Waggoner and
B. B. Broome put on a program
before the Lenoir Lions Club.
“Llonism’’ was the theme of the
program and was well handled by
those taking port.
The three Lions giving the pro
gram were accompanied to I,enoir
by James M. Anderson, presi
dent. and Bill Marlow, secretary,
of the North Wilkeshoro club. In
the program exchange the num
ber of visiting Lions who put on
the programs is limited to five ‘U
order to save transportation.
Home Clubs In
Santa Crud area of
the the program, jsacn penmu m auu --—t.- -.:
this I bring Jier own ‘’noseber" supper. - SpehVil course* in aU phases d
l ln rttse of some Scouts wanting to.^
(Continued dh paff
Ion Is pre^iarihg ‘3
^unt of the occaidoa.
fir M published later.