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 these services.—Contributed. 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 one week.-. 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. Let Us Make Sandals For You. CHOICE OF ANT GO LOR We Mesrare Your Feet Before Making Them Fur Ton. "The Modern Invisible Half. Soling Process.** Brown's Shoe Shop Main St. North Wilkesboro SPORTS BRIEFS 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 Inadequate. 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 of Commerce. 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 pitchers. DENNY GROVE A. M. E. ZION CHURCH 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. Archie Smith. Dr. W. Thomas. Martin, Jr., was out of city Monday, confer ring with religious, civic and po litical leaders, of which he was guest. Mrs. E. A. Martin, is host to the Old Testament Club, at the parsonage, Tuesday 14th, 7:30 P. »• -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 24:48-49. Theme, "Competent Witness es.'' This was good, and enjoyed by all. 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 licity. York-Sisk Re-Union 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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