Wilkesboro __ _ fj trading radius of 60 mBM, - - - - ^ — srara-? —r — T— _ —... sjervln* ;|00,*qOpeoi|g in , \ Northwestern Carolina. The Journal-Patriot Has Blazed the Trail of Progress In the ' Sta e of Wilkes" For Ove' 42 Years ,J* - '* : . lM. Published Mondays and Thursdays NORTH WILKESB0R0, N. C., Monday, January 3, 194) Make North Wilkesboro Your Shopping Center Corporation Stockholders Meeting; Directors Named Stockholders of North Wilkes bofb Baseball Club, Inc., In meet ing Thursday night elected a board of directors and laid plans for th# 1949 season In the Blue Ridge league. The club was formed here last year by Tal J. Pearson and Jack Johnson. During the year Mr. Bearson purchased Mr. Johnson's interest and at the end of the season formed a stock corpora tion and sold stock to local base ball fans. Directors elected by the stock holders were Tal J. Pearson, Fred ■erson, Glenn Greene, Bud olds, Perry Lowe, WilliaVn J. te and Charlie Manship. -ai *--- A * m-' T Ot LUI3 UlOCtlUg X a.1 O ■ ion was elected president, Lowe vice president, and Moore secretary-treasurer business manager. \ry {Flash) Loman, of i^pro, who piloted the new , KSecutiu place in a pe^ 'Jiat was not decided the last day of th< sras elected player ma >49 and was ordered t jr work April 1 an^ t player deals prior to with approval of the c It was also decided training will begin „ is anticipated that season will begin oi lay 1. « directors voted to 2n additional box seat and stockholders irst opportunity to [>ox seats prior to Apri i tickets will again be leach and a concerted d made on sale of Bea jy all directors. imittee compose^ of II| duu xvtr.y uumo, ip and Dwight N"ict ed to work on the pr improving the park oar>^:. . le Manship •will ag; concessions for the b a grounds keeper w ed. fibers and directors w romotional Night for t g season game here, ai «lub will give away ma ble prizes. It was also d ?clded that ladies nights will 1 held more frequently during tl season, and that the knotho gang will be in operation fi young boys. The meeting was harmoniou throughout and those present e> pressed anticipation for a success ~eason for baseball here .holders present and not in in the list of director: Frank Pearson, Henslej ,R^y Watts and Fred Lane y Moore informed thi Ahat the same teams will be Blue Ridge league this and that the league may anded to eight teams, lie, it is understood, wants league and other prospects .Elkin, N. C., and Pulas , , which is now in Appa jn lieague. jkish Tobacco ices Increased |utheastern Aromatic To ipany i8 offering a oott h"Owers of Turkish To il 949 with an increase no cents per pound over £ract price of last year, rowers are guaranteed an iage price of 85 cents per find for the 1949 crop accord to J. P. Choplin, County ;ent. The contract allows $1.20 per pound for top leaves of premium Equality $1.00 per pound for near of excellent qualify, \| middle of plant and leaves from near top of 3 80 cents per pound eaves from entire plant, i for lower grades re same as last year. B interested in growing Turkish Tobacco should leir County Agents im if they have not done mber of the Extension 111 visit his farm and farmer make plans for le tobacco. ;kets to Ploy rille i Clowns ejacke^p will play Clowns Saturday clock,Mn Miller* ■L thrilling ted*. i Ploying Manager HENRY (FLASH) 1X>MAN uiiee aaugnters, Mrs. Virgil Scott. Mrs. Harold Coley, and Mrs. Ernest Langston. all of Houston; three other brothers, Rev. R. Murphy Williams, of , Greensboro, C. J. Williams of Jacksonville, Fla., and Jack A. j Williams of San Francisco; five sisters, Mrs. James F. Cobb of Los Angeles, Mrs. C. A. Jackson of Tennille, Ga., and Mrs. R. J. Potter, Mrs. George R. Ward, and Mrs. Henry Vann, all of Wal lace; five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Funeral was held in Houston Friday. o Mrs. Johnson, 73, Funeral Wednesday Mrs. Letha Johnson, 73, died Saturday afternoon a^ her home in the Windy Gap community. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, two p. m., at Mountain "View church near Windy Gap. Rev. Noah Hayes and Rev. Mr. Isenhour will conduct the service. Mrs.. Johnson was the widow of Rufus Johnson, who died -one year ago, and daughter of the late Parks and Dorothy Barnett Hayes. Surviving are the follow ing tons and daughters: Rommle, Harvey, Lenn, ■Canniss, Jettie and [ Ina Johnson. - \ YOUTH PLUNGED TO SUDDEN DEATH WHEN AUTOMODILE JUMPS 125 FT. Grady Claud 'Caudill, 21-year old resident of the Hays commun ity, in his automobile plunged to sudden death down an embank ment in this city at two a. m. Sun day. The crash occured when Cau dill's car ran straight ahead over the dea,} end of F street, which ends with a high embankment. People living nearby heard the crash and rushed to the wreck age in a cove near a small stream to find the young man dying in a twisted heap of metal which had been a 19 39 Chevrolet automo bile. He was alone at the time of the accident and was thought that he was mistaken in believing that he was on a street which ex tended across the ravine in North Wilkesboro. His car had Postal Rates Are Increased START $10,000 for a fee of Sc. Insurance Fees: Up to $5.00, 5c: $5.01 to $10.00, 10c; $10.01 to $25, 15c; $25.01 to $50.00, 20c; $50.01 to $100.00, 25c; $100.01 to 1200.00, 30c. A return receipt is 5c additional on Insur ed parcels. Registration fees are as fol lows: lc to $5.00, 25c; $5.01 to $25, 35c and on according to amount until a fee of $1.50 is reached for one thousand dol lars. A return receipt is 5c addi tional. The above lists many of the more popular rates. Please in quire of the rural carrier or at the post office for further infor mation, if desired. Your rural letter carrier ap preciates your cooperation in the past and further solicits it in keeping your mail box in good order, keeping the approach clear of objects including impassable, snow, in filling in your own mon ey order applications, in keeping stamps on hand so that your let ters and cards may be stamped! before placing in the rural box,; and the otheij little things that help your carrier render better! !*Service with I a smile." Duroca arq(the leading breed In lie {United States. swine missed a short steel miring at the dead end of F street and 8th street and had traveled about 125 feet through the air and over some trees and* hushes be fore hitting the ground near the ibottom of the ravine. Young Mr. Caudill was an em ploye of V. & T. Tire company in North Wilkesboro. He was also a member of Carolina Pals string band which has been popular in radio and stage performances in northwestern North Carolina. Surviving are his father and mother, C. E. and Essie Harrold Caudill, of Hays, and eight broth ers and sisters: Joe, Vann, Jerry, Harold, Lynn, Betty Anne, Lucy and Nancy Caudill, of the home. Funeral service was held today, two p. m., at Round Mountain church. Movement Begun For A.B.C- Unto of the Wilkes District Committee of the Bov Scouts of America will be held at the office of the Duke Power Company on Tuesday 7:30 January 4th. All Scouters are urged to be present. Corn Winners In Wilkes to Attend State Meet 22nd Odell Whittington. of Reddies River, an<j Edwin McGee, of Pur lear, will attend a corn produc ers' short course and banquet of the North Carolina Foundation Seed Producers to be held at N. C. State College January 22. J. P. Choplin, farm agent and H. C. Colvard, assistant farm agent, will alsl attend this meeting. Mr. Whittington is receiving this invitation as result of win ning the Wilkes county corn growing contest in 1948 by pro ducing 124.2 bushels of-corn per acre. Edwin McGee was the high est corn producer among the county 4-H Club members with a production of 106.6 .bushels per acre. - o .... Raturn ThaJ Book to tb« Uteur £ -'i; . I ^ ... MUWUMWttHHWMl! BARY ENSEMBLE COMING JANUARY 11 •' ,■ I I : < .4 *.} < •. y •: * Five beautiful young ladies, each an artist in make up the Ba:y ensemble, which will play on er own right, Jannarv 11 »» otte, of North wliKepnoro; aaugn ter. Susan Jane, December 18, to Mr. and Mrs. Saoun Leonard Kerbaugh, of North Wilkesboro: son. Arthur Ralph Jr., December 21, to Mr. and Mrs. Arthus Ralph Miller, of North Wilkesboro route one; daughter, Jeannie Mae, De cember 20, to Mr. and Mrs. Dil lard Jacob Church, of North Wil i kesboro; son, James -Michael, De cember 21, to Mr. and Mrs. James Ford Scott, of Mora.vian Falls. Son, Samuel Frank, December 25, to Mr. and Mrs; fred Coffey, of Hal! Manley Win 8 Mills; son, Fred Revis, Jr., December 23, to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Revis Brock, of Pores Knob; son, December 26, t0 Mr. ana Mrs. James William Wellborn, of Wilkesboro route two; son, William Mack, Decem ber 27, to Mr. and Mrs. James Robert Parsons, of North Wilkes boro; son, Steven Lee, December 29, to Mr. and Mrs. Walter Har less, of Cricket; son, Paul Chat ham, December 30, to Mr. and Mrs. William Ralph Hubbard, of Moravian Falls; daughter, Shar on Elaine, December 31 to Mr. and Mrs. Silas Washington John son, of Wilkesboro route two: daughter, Faye Alene, December 30, to Mr. and Mrs. Rem Royal, of Reddles River. .m;«la. at 7 :15 loi and thje iptiy r on the night of the 11th concert will begin promptly at eight o'clock. ah v> cc, j w ii u uifcuie t I talk aijd asked the tinue ?cs support to the coding year. iHe appointed as a write Suitable resolut ^°" count pf the death o 50, R. W. Iwyn the followjou Combs, J. B. Williams., or Hix. j Guests Friday were > G-ordor Finley, Jr., wi Finley D. W. Hanks, Dr. Gilbert R. Combs; Carter Downs E. Sto with J. B. Cart* Eller vith C. B. EH1 of Douglas, Wy fy. T. E, Story Lear To Attend Assey je T. ti. Story, Wilkes' tativelin the legislature, ,, day fqr Raleigh to attenc izatiori caucuses prior to ' of th< General Assembl1 nesdaj. He will begin^ term is representative. a Mr. iStory may be leader of the house, he b i vetera a legislator among Reput licans in that ibody Brock of Mocksville, Is Sti ator 1 rom this district and of twp Republicans iii th senaty Sfe L t^mtL " -- Representatives Eight Coun ties ToQlffrrr For Pre Campaifn Meeting —■'ff—— / District meeting of representa tives of eight county chapters of the National Foundation for Infantile ParalyBis will be held Tuesday, January 4, 12:30 p. m., at the Wilkes hotel in North Wilkeaboro. Dr. Ralph McDonald, state chairman for March of Dimes, will be present to talk to the group. Principal purpose, of the meeting is to go over plans for the coming campaign and to dis cuss mutual money-raising po tentialities. Sam Ogilyie chairman ©f the | Wilkes chapter, will preside^ [counties included in the dis i meeting are Wilkes, Iredell,^ ander, Watauga, Davie, Ashe^ . Yadkin and Surry. ' Tn view of the unc*-«pedented 3 during the 19 4*^demie in tment of patients, the campaign in h Gtira^ina is one million iplained that the county will be Mr. Ogilvie as i,i?|jfemmittees will be from the North Wilkes na c: lub, which has taken of raising this large a # 3 * \ fnted out that the Xa 'oipdation during the lemic has advanced more ),069 to the Wilkes chap d«f that hospital bills of an- 40 patients could be t Laws Rites esday Afternoon _ ^fervice will b<> held p. m., at Walnut church. a well known reM 'ores Knob commun y today. He &n stroke^J — ver re|aiifed, m— o Alarm Toe £ Wilkesboro fii ; afternoon ie home of ^ y i F street. out of c<mt. JM'- little ssulted. **' V ner Child icident Victim Wagoner, eight-year ' C. M. and Sarah Wat oner. died this after ie Wilkes hospital from wouiy sai^l to hare Ipntly imflicteayby his -old brother atheir ie Wooten's Creek'com Wilkes county earlier I II. Myers said thi latinn "Other J Hanes Sleepers We still have some Hanea ii-piece sleep ers in ink or blue left in stock. Get • sup* !y, as they are going fast at this low price. ] .25 suit MEN'S AND BOYS' Corduroy Caps Two big lots men's and boys' corduro; caps. Every color and kind yon can im agine. With or without ear flaps. Plent; of red and other bright, gay colors. G« yours now! 97c<a V:-*. w

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