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Oak Forest Revival
Gets Good Results
Evangelist "Sledge hammer
Charlie" Andrew Keyes, Jr., who
has been' conducting a great and
successful revival meeting at Oak
Forest Baptist church during
the last two weeks, will continue
the meeting by request of the
church, all through this week,
closing Sunday night, June 12.
A large number of converts sav
ed in the meeting will be baptis
ed Sunday afternoon, June 12,
2:30 p. m. at a site near Mr.
James F. Staley's home, two
miles from the church. Everyone
is cordially invited to attend
European crop conditions, as
of mid-May, continue to point
to a total crop production below
that of the favorable 1948 sea
son but considerably above that
of the drought year 1947.
John A. Long, 74
Claimed By Death
John A. Long, 74, of Jones
ville, died Saturday afternoon in
a Morganton hospital. He had
been In declining health for sev
eral years and critically ill for
Born in Wilkes county August
7, 1874, Mr. Long was a son of
the late Shady Long and Phoebe
Owens Long. For the past 25
years he resided in the Jones
ville community. He first mar
ried Miss Anna Laura Myers,
who died in 1908. He was later
married to Miss Delia Florence
Hodges, who survives. He leaves
ten children: Luther and Andrew
Long, Mrs. Qeorge Harris, fild
ridgfe Long and Mrs. W. H. Hem
rick, all of Jonesville; Mrs. Culos
Roberson, of Draper; Mrs. Be
atrice Solomon, Mrs. Archie Wil
mouth, of Winston-Salem; Ted
Long and Mrs. Sam Alexander,
of Elkin. Also surviving are sev
en sisters: Mrs. Betty Elledge,
Mrs. Maggie Wyatt, Mrs. Alvin
Wingler, of North Wilkesboro;
Mrs. Will Kilby, Mrs. Den»*
Brown and Mrs. Mandy Walker,
of Reddies River; Mrs. R. C.
Dancy, of North Wilkesboro;
one brother, Edd Long, of El
kin; and 13 grandchildren.
Funeral service was held at J
1 Mt. Zion Baptist church in El
kin, conducted by Rev. Tommie
Luffman, Rev. Clifford Vestal
and Rev. Ed Hayes.
CHOICE OF ANT GO LOR
We Mesrare Your Feet Before
Making Them Fur Ton.
"The Modern Invisible Half.
Brown's Shoe Shop
Main St. North Wilkesboro
Fathers, mothers and all oth
ers who may or should be Inter
ested in boys should give more
support to the American Legion
junior baseball program here . . :
Attendance at the opening game
here Monday night was pitifully
Jack Cooper, experienced left
fielder and usually dependable
hitter, has been out of the line
up for a week because of a se
vere ankle injury at Mount Airy
recently. He received the sprain
while sliding into second base.
Reports indicate that Carl
Churoh has a hustling group of
young boys playing baseball at
Purlear . . . There should be a
rule in the county league that
each team in every game should
have a minimum number of,
youth in the lineup. Last reports
are that there will be four teams
iin the county league and that a
30-game schedule will be played
in Memorial Park under auspices
of the Wilkes Junior Chamber
Umpires say that the grass in
front of the bleachers in center
field should be cut, especially
around the little fence. If it will
help them to see better we think
the grass should be cut immedi
ately. ... In reply to a letter
from yours truly, Judge E. C.
Bivins, president of the Blue
Ridge League, says he will make
every effort to provide the best
umpiring possible in the circuit.
There is plenty of room for im
provement on the part of Had
dad and Omogrosso, and perhaps
Jay and Shealer. Welder is a
veteran umpire and does not
miss much. Oliver! can call some
very good games.
To get to the top and keep
there, the Flashers are in need
of one more top-flight pitcher.
But, strange to say, Elkin in or
near the cellar has perhaps the
best mound staff in the Blue
Ridge league. A team has to have
on its hitting clothes to roll up
much of a score against Elkin
DENNY GROVE A. M. E. ZION
Buses for Bast Bend, N. C.,
will leave Denny Grove Church
at 12:45 p. m. For full particul
ars see Mrs. R. H. Ingrams, Sr.,
or Mrs. Alma Bailey, or Mr.
Dr. W. Thomas. Martin, Jr.,
was out of city Monday, confer
ring with religious, civic and po
litical leaders, of which he was
Mrs. E. A. Martin, is host to
the Old Testament Club, at the
parsonage, Tuesday 14th, 7:30
-The Brownies No. 12 will go
on a hike, and picnic, Thursday
from 1 to 4 p. m. All members
of committee, and parents wel
come, Mrs. R. H. Ingram, and
Mrs. E. A. Martin, leaders.
The popularity contest, be
tween Master Webster Harris,
and Miss Gloria Bailey, is in full
swing. Support your candidate.
The ministers met in regular
business session Saturday, 7:30
p. m., after all business, Rev.
E. W. Hayes gave us an inspira
al message, found in St. Luke
Theme, "Competent Witness
es.'' This was good, and enjoyed
A delegation of ministers are
attending the interracial meet
ing at Brooksville this week.
The ministers are in charge of
services Sunday 3 p. m., at East
Bend, N. C. buses will leave from
Fairplains and Denny Grove
church. Public invited.
Dr. W. Thos. Martin, Jr., vice
president and chairman of pub
The York-Sisk reunion will be
held Sunday, June >9, 1949 at
the home of Mrs. J. M. Lander,
High Point Road, Greepsboro, N.
0., 1-2 mile from the city limits.
A sign will be posted at the lo
cation. Picnic lunch will be held
on the grounds.
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