Section Ote 16 PAGES Published Mondays and Thursdays NORTH WILKESBORO, N. C., Thursday, May 19, 1949 Make North Wilkesboro Your Shopping Center Wilkesboro has « radius of 60 milea, 1^0,000 people in iwestern Carolina. THE JOURNAi * WM The Journal-Patriot Has Blazed the Trail of Progress In the il". WILKESBORQ SENIORS ENJOY EDUCATIONAL TOUR NATION'S CAPITAL 1 ^''^Mm^wwwwwwwwwwmmmum^ nMWHMMwwwmvwwmMMWHwwwwwwwMHwwi •:-•■ ■■•• ••.■■■•. v.v::vx::-xv:v: '"vBfembers of the North Wilkes boro senior class are pictured here in front of the capital build ing in Washington, D. C., while on a tour of the nation's capital last week. Shown in. the picture are: First row—Edwin Chipman, O. L. Adams, Bill Bason, C. L. Wyatt, Julius Rousseau, Gordon Forester, Jim "Winters, Jim Day, Lewis Nelson, Oene McNeill; Sec ond row—June Finley, Mildred Pruitt, Peggy Sebastian, Betty Jean McNeil, Pat Pope, Madge Lovette, Margie Cleary, Helen Filer, Margaret Anderson, Pansy Foster,, Joan Byers; Third row— Douglas EUedge, Sue Bller, Lena Gray Adams, "Blair Coffey Yale, Betty Lou Poster, Mary Ann Cas ey, Mrs. J. Floyd Woodward, the driver, the conductor, Pat Rhodes, Beulah Hayes, Betty Jean Myers, Margie Billings. Buddy Sloop. En route to Washington the group visited Monticello (home of Thomas Jefferson), and in Washington were greeted by Representative C. B. Deane, who .accompanied them to the gallery of the house to listen in on a session of congress: Senator Clyde R. Hoey greeted the group and took them to the senate gallery for a senate session. The sen ator also carried the group for a ride on the capital train. Other places visited were sen ate office building, Library of Congress, Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Smithsonian In stitution, National Gallery of Art, Pan-American Union, P. B. I. building, Washington Monu ment, Lincoln Memorial, Jeffer son Memorial, Union Station, Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, Franciscan Monastery, Washington National Airport, National Geological Park, Alex andria, Mt. Vernon, Arlington, Endless Caverns. Additional enjoyment was spending some time with Gordon Forester, Jr., who was a student of the North Wilkesboro high school before his appointment as a page in the House of Rep resentatives a few weeks ago, a [trip to Glen Echo Park, a moon j light cruise on the Patomac, I shows, shopping and visits with | relatives. Many Offenders Are Sentenced In * May Term Ccurt Many liquor law violators hare been sentenced in the May term ! of Federal court which opened In Wilkesboro Monday with Judge Johnson J. Hayes presid ing. Three cases were tried in which defendants were indicted for violation of the service men's unemployment compensation act. the case of Spencer M. Tri vette the defendant was given judgment suspended on condi tion he pay into court $40. Ralph V. Beach must pay $400 and was placed on probation three years. Richard L. Brown must re-pay $140 and be on probation two years. IiV liquor cases were the fol ^ltfwing judgments: Robert Vickers Carson, year and a day in prison at Peters burg, Va. 1 Harrold Bristol Blackburn, $300 fine and two years proba-1 tion. Ralph Junior Spicer, year and a day in Chillicothe. Jack Rupert Landis, $100 fine. Conrad Bell, two years in pris on at Atlanta. Bill Teague, Guy Arthur Cau dill and Wade Leff Pruitt, $200 fine each and two years proba tion. , • I Archie Mathis and Conner Gil man DavlB, year and a day each in prison at Ashland, Ky. Russell Dotson Cheek, $500 fine, Biz months suspended, pro bation 3 years. Van Sidden, year and a day in Atlanta prison. Marvin Lester May, $200 fine, six months suspended, probation 2 years. Dean Bauguss, year and a day in Atlanta prison suspended un til November. Grover J. Scott, $1000 fine, year and a day suspended, pro bation 3 years. James Monroe Griffin, Joseph Herbert Hawkins, Thomas How ard Atkins, year and a day in Petersburg prison. Hal G. Justice, year and a day in^Ashland, Ky., prison. t Yhe' following defendants were plaeed on probation: Henry Hi lls Swaim, Wllmer Glenn Dunn, Square Dance 21st 7^ At Ferguson School Ferguson Grange youth, will sponsor a square dance to be held Saturday night, May 21, at Fer guson school. The public is cor dially invited to attend. Saturday Is Last Date To Register -For Bond Election Saturday, May 21, will be the last date to register for the state roads and schools bonds election Jane 4. Those who are registered for general election will not have to register. Those who are not registered and who wish to vote In the special election June 4 may register Saturday, May 21, at their respective polling places. 1 o - Elkin And Galax Will Play Here Flashers Divide Double Bill Marathon With Radford Wednesday The North Wilkesboro Flash ers, currently in second place one game behind Mount Airy, will engage the Elkin Blanketeers in Memorial Park here tonight. j On Friday night the Flashers' go to Galax, and Galax will re turn the game here Saturday night. Elkin Blanketeers will play here Sunday, 2:30, and North Wilkesboro will go to El kin Monday night. Last night Radford pulled the opening game out of the fire in the 13th inning. The first game was scheduled for seven innings, but was tied at the end of the seventh and lasted through 2 hours and 50 minutes. Final score was 10 to 7. Bob Lehman, of York, Pa., righthanded pitcher, Joined the Flashers Wednesday and went in last night to hurl the opening game. He worked effectively through the long contest and lost the game on a series of bad breaks. North Wilkesboro was leading 6 to 3 going into the 7th. Radford scored four and the Flashers tied the count on Stan ley s triple. From there until the unlucky 13th it was a scoreless duel. In the final frame Radford bunched three blooper hits and one flasher error for three runs. The Flashers slammed out 14 hits to win the} second game 9 to 5. Shores had a perfect night with four, including a triple, and Pescitelli hit safely four times Daddino batted in three runs Dick Long held Radford to eight hits, and Arnold Davis caught n® 5s2econd Same> which ended at ^ j %<■»»»« gbarles Higgins, Jr., James C Hayes Jr., Vernie Richardson, Colonel Roosevelt Holbrook, Eu Long Re-Elected Head Wilkesboro District Schools Wm. T. Long, supervisory principal of Wilkesboro district schools for the past ten years, was re-elected to that position in meeting of the Wilkesboro district school board last night. Zeb V. Dickson was re-elected principal of Wilkesboro school. W. O. Prevette was elected chairman of the school board and Lawrence Miller was named sec retary. Other members are Paul J. Vestal, T. M. Foster and C. T. Doughton. The committee discussed plans for next year. The school expects to have an allotment of four ad ditional teachers, but no class rooms are available. At the pres ent time two classes are meeting in the auditorium and one in the library because of the lack of classrooms. o Fairplains Baptist Revival In Progress Revival services are being held this week at Fairplains Mission ary Baptist church north of this city. Rev. Clate Brown is pastor and Rev. Woodrow Wishon, visiting minister, is delivering inspiring messages to large oongregations. The public is cordially invited to the services, which will be held at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. throughout the week. Baptismal service will be heldl Sunday, 2:30, at Long Branch near the home of Brack Rich ardson on the Mountain View road. o Scout Camporee To Open Saturday Annual camporee of Boy Scouts of the Wilkes district will be held 'Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and 22, in Finley Park in North Wilkesboro. Thirteein patrols havle regis tered for the camporee, which is expected to be one of the most interesting held in the district. The camp will open Saturday morning at eight o'clock and will be packed full of activities for the boys throughout. On Sunday afternoon at two o'clock Dr. John T. Wayland, First Baptist pastor, will conduct a service at the camporee. Scout officials have emphasis ed that the public Is invited to visit the camporee and view the work of the boys In camp. Chairman Board L4AA*AAJ*A«A*A^ «»f wTffJPfwWwl Mrs. Palmer Horton was elected chairman of the North Wilkesboro board of education in a recent meeting. Mrs. Hor ton, who for five years was a member of the city schools faculty, has been a leader in education work here for sev eral yearn and is well quali fied for the position. She is a former president of the North Wilkesboro Parent - Teacher Association. Mrs. Horton was elected to the board of edu cation here two years ago. R. B. Church is vice chairman and the other members are Ira D. Payne, W. H. McElwee, Lewis Vickery, and O. K. Pope. Contact Club Will Meet Monday, 4:30 Contact club of the Wilkes Chamber of Commerce, of which C. Arthur Venable is chairman, will meet Monday. 4:00 to 5:30 p. m. The club is doing excellent work in securing additional members for the chamber and in promoting fellowship among the membership. DONKEY SOFTBAI OF FUN, HEREO Donkey Olympics, that big cavalcade of entertainment that is sweeping the nation, will be in North Wilkesboro next Mon day night under the sponsorship of the Lions Club for the benefit of the blind. The fun starts at 7:59 when the Lions challenge the Kiwanls and Jaycees to a game of soft ball on donkeys. There will also be a boxing match on donkeys, where challenger and champ are both 'blindfolded. The event. Numerous Cases Go Off Docket In 0" "I Court Tcriii' Busy Session Ended Last Week; Judge J. Will Pless, Jr., On Bench May term of Wilkes superior court set a record for number of civil actions disposed of in one ' term at WilkesbOro. More than 150 cases were non-1 suited in accordance with a previous order of Judge Pless which placed all old cases on the| docket for trial or non-suit. In addition, compromise or consent judgments took a large number from the court docket. Several cases were tried, some j by jury and others with Judge Pless, by agreement of both sides, hearing; the evidence and] rendering judgment. Judgments were rendered in the following trials during the last week: Walter Yale versus Council! Jht) Hayes and R'oscoe (Dubel flVes, plaintiff recovers $300. ^Yank Lentz versus Kenneth •(Buck) Icenhour, plaintiff to re cover $289.95. Arthur G. Petty versus Flos- j sie G. Petty, divorce granted. Raymond Presnell versus E. L.' Beshears, Ed Beshears and Wil ton Beshears, plaintiff recovers $300. J Gaddy Motor company verous J. D. Yale and L. G. Watkins, trading as Northwestern Motor company, plaintiff recovers $470.80. Richard B. Day by next friend, Richard P. Day, versus Paul E. Hollo way, plaintiff recovers fl, 500. Banner Roller Mills versus I Minton's Grocery, plaintiff re-| covers $228.55. Clay Church versus Paul War ren, plaintiff to recover $100. Coy Raymer versus Pauline' Johnson Raymer, divorce grant-j ed. o Wilkes Girl h State Finals Of Speaking Contest Newton, May 17.—State finals in the public speaking contest sponsored by the Knights of Pythias lodges of North Carolina will be held in Hickory Munici pal auditorium Thursday night at 8 o'clock. Everett Huggins of Hickory is j in charge of the arrangements and Catawba Lodge 54 of this city will be host. Preliminary contests have been held by various lodges over the state. Lincolnton, North Wilkesboro, and Canton will - be represented in the contest, and Judge S. M. Roper of Lincolnton, supreme lodge representative and chair man of the youth commission, will preside. Miss Janie Church, of Millers Creek, was the Wilkes winner and will represent North Wilkes boro in the state contest. The Judges will be members of the Lenoir Rhyne college fac ulty. The grand domain of North Carolina is giving a first prize of $100, second prize of $50, and third prize of $25. The winner of the Hickory meeting will be sent to Birmingham, Ala., to compete (in the regional contest—the win ner of which will be eligible to compete for national contests honors. Hn the national contest the first prize will be $1,000. — o Dog Vaccinator To Be At Glass' Store A. J. Brown^ dog vaccinator,' will be at Glass' store east of Wilkesboro Saturday, eight a. m., to six p. m., for the purpose of vaccinating dogs against rabies. .L GAME, PLENTY N MONDAY NIGHT planned to give you a laugh long 1 to remember, Is the Gypsy Rose Lee relay race where men don .women's clothes and race across ,the field, many more side split ting events are planned. ^ The donkeys are well trained having played in over a thousand •towns throughout the country and will arrive on the day of the ■igame. The donkeys may be train ed but the riders aren't. There's where the fan comes in. It's a great show. Dont miss it. Claimed By Death JAY H. jbHNSON Rites Held For Jay H. Johnson HereOn Monday An impressive funeral service was held Monday afternoon at the First Baptist church for Jay H. Johnson, 57, prominent local business man who died Saturday afternoon. , Dr. John T. Wayland, pastor, conducted the funeral service of Mr. Johnson, who for several years had been a member of the board of deacons of the First Baptist church. Burial was in Greenwood cemetery. Rev. Sloan Guy, of Wadesboro, sang "Crossing The Bar," and following the benediction sang ""The Lord's Prayer," by Mal lott. Miss L/ois Scroggs was or ganist. Pall bearers were Palmer Hor ton, Robert Brame, Dr. R. P.1 Casey, W. J. Caroon, James M.i Anderson, J. H. Whicker, Sr.,' Murphy Hunt, J. B. Williams,] Willfcm F. Absher. Numerous and beautiful floral tributes were fitting tokens of esteem and respect for Mr. John son. Among those from out of town here to attend the funeral serv-l ice were the following: Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. James Hughey, of Statesville; Mrs. J. F. Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. .Douglas Angel, Mr. and Mrs. James F. Johnson, Jr., and Char lie Casey, of Winston-Salem; Mrs. L. G. Johnson, Miss Ruby Johnson, Miss Dorothy Johnsou, of Jennings; Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Smith, of Alexandria, Va.; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hutchens and Mrs. Melvin Swann, of Linthi cum Heights, Md.; Richard G. Waugh, of St. Petersburg, Flor ida; Mrs. H. L. Cromartie, Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Cromartie, Jr., of Clinton; Henry Waugh, of Ra leigh; Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Bed-/ dingfield, Miss Barbara Bedding field, of Millbrook; Mr. and Mrs. Preston C. Stringfield, of Mars Hill; Mrs. Phillip Oates, of Ruth erfordton; H. H. Lemly, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Moretz and Rufus Bledsoe, of Fleetwood. o 'You Can't Take It With You' 2 Nights I , The Little Theatre will present ••You Can't Take It With You," a popular Broadway play, at the North Wilkesboro school audi torium Friday and Saturday nights, May 20 and 21. This play promises to be one .of the best stage attractions ever produced in this section of the ■state. Directed by Mrs. Richard Pin ley the cast members are Mrs. Charles Ziliak, Miss Grace Frank Kilby, Miss Lucille Casey, Mack Kerley, John Cashion, R. B. Stewart, Dean Ferguson, Hlght Dotson, Miss Mary Lena Colvard, Andy Shook, Roland Potter, Ivey Moore, Miss Norma Stevenson, 1L N. Wooten, Mrs. J. T. Baity, George Wells, William Carrigan, Bucky Horton, Mrs. Phil Forest er. o Roost Beef Supper There will be a roast beef sup per at the Mulberry community house Saturday night, May 21st, from 6:00 to 8:00 p. m. Price per plate will be $1.00 and half plates will be served for children nnder 12. Proceeds of the sap per will go to Baptist Home building fund and the public is cordially Invited. Cancer Fund Drive Plans - > Made Here The Wilkes County Chapter of the American Cancer Society had an organization meeting Monday evening at the Chamber of Commerce. W. C. Grier, chairman for Wilkes county, opened t h • meeting and Dr. John T. Way land led in prayer. ,Mr. Greer then proceeded to outline, brief ly the work of the American Can cer Society. He announced that the quota for Wilkes county is feet for $2,000.00 and expressed the thought that this goal should be easily arrived at because of the worthiness of the cause. Dr. G. T. Mitchell then ex plained to the group the purpose of the cancer detection clinic to be set up in the courthouse in Wilkesboro. The clinic is to open on May 24th and is for the sole purpose of detecting cancer. Any person may be given an exami nation and if a condition is found to exist that indicates cancer that patient will be referred to his own family physician for treatment ^>r in the case where an individual Jias no family doc tor he will be referred to a treat ment and diagnostic center, There will be no charge made ^ for any service at the cafacer clin ic and the doctors of Wilkes county. Each w^k four doctors dule of honrs voluntary on the part of physicians of Wilkea counyt. Each week four doctors will volunteer their services and it is planned that each doctor will devote two hours to the clin ic. Dr. John T. Wayland, cam paign manager, then proceeded to outline a program for the cam paign. He announced that pro ceeds of the campaign would be divided as follows: 40 per cent of the proceeds would remain in ttrr wranty; 20 per cent wanta ge) to the state chapter and the remaining 40 per cent would go to the American Cancer Society. Dr. Wayland further * explained that none of the proceeds from this campaign would go toward setting up the clinic because the state society has provided these funds but all of the proceeds would be used for the treatment of cancer after detection of the disease had been made at the clinic. » Five committees were set up to begin functioning immediate ly. They are Coin Boxes and Posters Committee, Letter Com mittee, Canvass of Business Con cerns Committee, Special Gifts Committee, and a Publicity Com mitted. A calf which is now 15 weeks old fyas been raised since it was two weeks old in the window of the Wilkes Farm Center will be auctioned off at 3:30 p» m. on Saturday, May 28th. The entire proceeds of this auction sale will be donated to the Cancer Drive by the Wilkes Farm Cent er. It is hoped that the results of this sale will add materially to the drive. J. R. Hix was appointed in charge Of the committee to con tact all professional men and women in the county for special gifts. The Junior Woman's Club of North Wilkesboro will contact clubs and the businesses of North Wilkesboro. The town of Wilkes boro will be in charge of the Wilkesboro Business and Profes sional Men's club. Schools will be in charge of Prof. J. F. Wood ward. Organizations represented at the meeting were: Jaycees, North Wilkesboro Woman's Club, Ki wanis Club, Optimists Club, Li ons Club, Wilkesboro Woman.'s Club, Home Demonstration Clubs, Chamber of Commerce, P.-T. A., County Schools, Amerft can Legion, County Nurse, Wil-*, kesboro Business and Profession-* al Men's Club,- Wilkes Health Department, V. F. W., County , Agent, Welfare Department, Jun ior Woman's Club and the | Wilkes-Alleghany Counties Medi cal Society. S . O — I Advent Christian Service On Sunday > An Advent ; Christian service I will be held Sunday afternoon, three o'clock,^ at Wilkesboro Presbyterian church. Rev. Mr. Mr. Pope will deliver the mes sage and the public has a most cordial invitation to attend. Betwm that Book to Hw IAmy.