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Wilkes Chamber
Directors Meeting
Held For Month
The monthly meeting of the
Board of Directors was held in
the chamber of commerce office
with President R. M. Brame, Jr.,
presiding, Jan. 18.
The manager referred to cor
respondence from Harry Krusz,
of the Winston-Salem Chamber,
In connection with the southern
meeting of chambers of commerce
in Winston-Salem the last of
I March. It was pointed out that
the plan to have the delegates
make a trip into the western part
of the state had been eliminated
because of the possibility of dele
gates arriving late and hazardous
weather at that season.
The board was asked by the
president if it wished to receive
the legislative bulletin of the
1949 General Assembly at a cost
of $15.00, and an additional
$1.00 per week for ^xtra weeks.
The board approved this sub
The manager presented infor
mation regarding the proposal ot
a candidate for the U. S. Cham
ber of Commerce board of direc
tors. The board felt that this
community should be recognizer
in this connection and should
participate in making a nomina
tion. R. G. Finley made a mo
tion that the board go on record
proposing J. B. Williams as a
nominee for the Board of Direc
tors of the U. S. Chamber. This
was seconded by J. B. Carter and
President Brame brought rfp
the following legislative matters
for action: (1) Regarding the
Wage-Hour Act S.248, the board
approved action already taken by
the president and manager
whereby the State Labor Com
mittee and the N. C. senators had
been urged to request full hear
ings on S.248 regarding increas
ing minimum wages and clarify
ing amendments. The manager
presented information regarding
the request of the N. C. Ports
Authority in which the legisla
ture is asked to appropriate ap
proximately 7 1-2 million for
modern docks, transit sheds and
warehouses at Morehead City
and Wilmington, N. C. Although
oppose^ to extravagant spending
of state funds, the board felt
that development of state ports
is important to our whole econ
omy. The board went on record
favoring the request of the State
Ports Authority and asked that
our local representative be noti
fied of this decision.
The manager stated that Rep
resentatives C. B. Deane and R.t».
Doughton had notified local rep
resentatives regarding the estab
lishment of a highway post of
fice to begin Feb. 4. It was a
greed that a brief ceremony be
arranged in North Wilkesboro at
the time the highway post office
makes its first arrival here.
President Brame appointed the
Executive Committee composed
of Bid Williams, Vernon Deal,
Joe Barber, Richard Johnston,
Tom Jenrette and himself to
prepare and recommend a 1949
budget for presentation in the
first meeting of the new board in
Oliver Richardson
Funeral On Saturday
Funeral service was held Sat
urday, two p. m., at Round Hill
Baptist church for Oliver F. Rich
ardson, 77, well known resident
of Traphill township who died
Thursday. Rev. L. E. Sparks and
Rev. Troy Blevins officiated.
Surviving Mr. Richardson are
one son and three daughters: C.j
E. Richardson, Greensboro; Mrs.|
Roy Alexander, Roaring River;
Mrs. Ray Lankford, North Wil-|
kesboro; Mrs. B. C. Jordan, Lo-,
Estimates on the 1948 cori;
now place the State average at
31 bushels per acre. Total pro*
duction was about 69 million
January Special
Shampoo and Hair Style .7j5
Manicure .09
Facial .60 up
Permanent Waves 8.00 up
All New Standard Materials Used.
Mae's Beauty Salon
Over City Florist . j
PHONE 756 j
Mrs. Jake Church, Manager I
Just received shipment!
Come and Select j
Yours now. .
North Wilkesoro, N.p.
Martin Begin
12-Year Term
Sout ti Boston, Va., Jan. 18.—
Two > len paroled from prison
senten :es in North Carolina on
murder convictions today began
Berving 12 years in Virginia for
robbed and possessing burglary
tools. I
Summerfield Martin, 48, of
Winston-Salem, N. C., and Jo
seph (Stafford, 38, of Sparta, N.
C., pleaded guilty here yesterday
to charges of robbing the safe of
an automobile company at Hall
fax. police In North Carolina and
Virginia sought them following
the tobbery last Dec. 9. They
were captured In South Boston,
just over the North Carolina line,
three days later.
Half a dozen other robbery
charges also face them in Vir
Support the Y. M. C. A.
Two Eggs Oveii 3
Times Nornftol Size
■ \
C. W. Proffit, of the Goshen
community, here 0F]riday was
showing two unusually large
eggs. Total weight of the two
eggs from New Hampshire hens
was three-quarters of a pound,
with one tipping thf scales at
six and one-half ounces. A two
ounce egg is considered normal.
,Mr. Proffit is planning a display
of hen eggs from tiny to giant
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Buggaboo Club To
Meet On Tuesday
The Buggabod Home Demon
stration Club will meet Tuesday,
January 2&, at two o'clock p. m.
in the home of Mrs. Lillie Brad
ley. Each 'member is urged to at
tend, as plans for the year's work
are to be attendyl to; also bring
a little something to put on sale
for the benefit of the club, and
we are drawing, oar Heart sister's
name for this year.—Reported.
iporvpT Tur -v m r a
The 1948 Tar -Heel soybean
crop totaled about 3,500,000 bu
shels, 2 per cent more than lh

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