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No. 4S Vf ,Published Mondays and Thursdays NORTH WlLKESBORu, N. ^ J Make North Wiikesboro Your Shoanina Cantor
Smith Says Mere
Member Conservation And]
Development Board Is
Miles J. Smith, of Salisbury. a
member of the North Carolina
Board of Conservation and De
?otopment, addressed the North
Wllkesboro Kiwanis club Friday
noon. The program was in charge
of Tom Jenrette, who presented.
teallr. Smith spoke of the work
oW* department, which Includes;
forestry, parks, mineral resourc
es and water, advertising, fish
eries and commerce and indus
try. He spoke more of the sub
ject of industry, saying that
home owned industries are great
ly desired. He recommended sur
veying field for needed industries
and Hie organisation of local
capital to get the Job done.
The matter of the Baby Beef
Sale to be held at Slkin Oct. 11
11 was discussed and the eiub
authorised Paul Church to buy
the Wllkee Champion Calf and
then sell it at the market price
and the club will pay the differ
ence. Paul also agreed to buy any
calves that members desire him
to and he will bring them to the
slaughter pen tn North Wilkes
President W. H. McElwee ex
pressed the thanks of the club to
the Fair Committee for the splen
did fair put on by the commit
t " The president named the fol-1
lowing as the committee to nom
inate officers for ne*t year: J.j
B. Carter, W. B. Jones. J. B. |
Work with the House Committee
to arrange the Ladies Night pro
F. A damson, Russel
es, Robert Morehouse and
Mrs. A. F. Kilby.
-jSglwanian Phillip Barl of the
mini Beach- club gave the club
a hearty invitation to attend in
large numbers tbe International
Convention to be held there next
Dr. John T. Wayland express
ed the regrets of the Club on ac
count of the leaving from this
gsmmunity of Dr. Gilbert R.
Guests Friday were: Gilbert!
Foster with L. M. Nelson; Dr.
H. C. Landon,1II, with Dr. J. H.
McNeill; George W. Smith with!
Paul Church; Joe Edwards with1
Joe Barber. Phillip W. Bari, of
Miami Beach, Florida, was a
Wm. H. Eller Is 1
Taken By Death
Funeral service was held this
afternoon at Purlear Baptist
church for William Hamilton Fi
ler, 78, who died Sunday morn
ing at his home.
Mr. Eller was a son of the
late James Madison and Eliza1
Robinson Eller and spent his en
tire life in the Purlear commun
ity, where he was highly re
spected for his exemplar Chris
Surviving Mr. Eller are his
^ife, Mrs. Myrtie Eller, two sons
and three daughters: P. H. Eller,
Purlear; Walter Eller, North
Wilkeeboro; Mrs. Joe Hayes,
Purlear; Mrs. Robert Kerr, Mor
risville; Mrs. Van Caudill,% Mil
Rev. Olenn Huffman, pastor,
conducted the funeral service.
Meet In Elkin 29th
Elkin.?Scout leaders of the
Old Hickory Council met here
?headay nfght to outline plans
for the coming financial cam
paign for the Boy Scouts. I
QjgFlhe meeting was presided over
byHoward Ford. Representatives
gathered at the Gilvin Roth
SfCA from Ashe, Elkin-Yadkin,
Wokes, Watauga, Wilkes, 'For
syth and Surry districts.
The inability of the domestic
market to consume all our pro
OgdBSn is "again becoming the
0Hnnt and decisive factor in
consumption, farm prices, and j
tarni income," Secretary of Agri-.
culture Charles F. Brannan de
clared in a recent talk.
Attend National Council H.D. Clubs
School Girl Hit
And Killed By A
Car On Thursday
L?nn Dillard Victim Of Ac
cident On Highway 16;
Lena Dillard, seven-year-old
daughter ot Robert A. and Etflei
Miller Dillard, of Wilbar. was in
stantly killed Thursday after-*
noon when she was hit by a car
while running across the high-j
way to her mother.
Lena had alighted from a
school bus and darted across the
highway behind the bus, run
ning Into the left front fender
iof a car driven by James Adrron
Wyatt, 20, who resides near
investigated' the acc
that the car was. traveling north,
but was not speeding, and wit
nesses fetfil* lis 5ear slowed down
to stop and proceeded when the |
bus started off. Wyatt, driver of !
the car, was exonerated at an in- j
quest before Coroner I. M. My-:
Surviving the child are her
father and mother and four bro
thers, Bruce, Benny, Robert and
Harold Dillard, all of Wilbar.
Rev. Glenn Huffman conduct
ed the funeral service Saturday
afternoon at Piney Ridge church.
First Annual Yadkin
County Guernesy Sale
On Thursday, October 6, 1949
the Yadkin County Guernsey
Breeders Association will put on
their first sale to be held at the
school bus garage in Yadkinville.
The sale will get underway a
round 12:30 p. m.
A list of consigners and their \
animal is as follows: J. R. All
red, one open heifer; Allan
Brooks, one fresh two year old
cow; R. D. Campbell and Son,
one bred heifer; H. W. Doub,
one open heifer; Lucy Bell Mat
thews, one bred heifer; Lester
Miller, one fresh two year old
cow; S. G. Miller, one fresh three
year old cow; Lee Pinnix, one
bred heifer; G. W. Prim, one
open heifer; Foy Reece, one bred
heifer; Wilson Reece, one bred
heifer;. Ella Mae Shore, one bred
heifer; M. F. Shore, four bred
heifers; T. D. Smitherman, one
open heifer; Henry Sofley, one
open heifer; J. A. Williams, one
bred heifer and one open heifer.
Five of the above animals are
open heifers, four of the cows
will be fresh just before sale
date and fourteen of the heifers
will freshen during October, No
vember and December.
Any person that is interested
in purchasing good bred high
quality Guernseys is cordially in
vited to attend this sale and bid
on the above animals.
All twenty-three animals were
selected and consigned from
breeders in Yadkin County. The
of Yadkin County extends to the
public a cordial invitation to at
tend this sale and get more good
Guernseys on farm in Yadkin
and adjoining counties.
Mr. Ward Snarr, Siler City,
will be auctioneer and Mr. R. A.
McLaughlin, Manager, Mageo
Farms, Lexington, N. C. will read
All animals are fully negative'
and will be sold and guaranteed j
to be breeders. Don't forget the
date Thursday, October 6, at'
Yadkinville school bus garage,!
Yadkinville. North Carolina. , I
Mrs. John Robert Church, left,
of North ^Hlkeeboro route two,
and Mrs. Annie 9. Greene, the
Wilkes Home Demonstration a
gent. this week are attending
the National Home Demonstra
tion Club Council meeting in
Colorado Springs, Colorado. Mrs.
Chureh is the delegate from the
district composed of Wilkes, Sur
ry and Tadkln counties. The
council meeting will end Thurs
day, but the local representatives
will remain another day to ,ni
tend a meeting of the Country
Women's Council, which is the
United States branch of Associat
ed Country Women of the World.
Accompanying Mrs. Greene
and Mrs. Church, who traveled
by car, were Mra. Carol Motsing
er, of Taylorsvllle; and Mrs. D.
H. Weber, of Catawba.
Mrs. J. S. Gray of F
and Mrs. Roberta Ray of
president and treasurer'
tlvejy of the State Federal
Home Demonstration Clubs, are
heading the Tar Heel delegation.
Among others attending are Miss
Verna Stanton of Raleigh,
ant State home agent for
State College Extension
and Mrs. Georgdk Apperson of
Mocksville, immediate past pres
ident of the State Federation,
who is to report to the national
meeting, on the State-wide Citi
zenship program carried on in
Theme for the home demon
stration meeting is "Home?A
Fountainhead of Democracy."
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Fiul Plans For
trict Roy Scout Rally to be held
Ivey Moore, district camping
chairman, and J. B. Carter, dis
trict advancement chairman, "will
be in charge of the fall event.
All troops and Scouts of the
Wilkes district, Old Hickory
Council will participate.
Scouts and their leaders will
assemble Saturday morning a^
9:45 at the corner of 9th and D
Streets. From this spot a parade
will form and march to Smoot
Park where activities will get
under way at 10:30. The feature
of the morning will be instruc-j
tion in Scout advancement and |
Merit Badge work. Instructors
will be on hand to help with the j
2nd Class Requirement No. Ill j
ll.a?Preparation for hiking.
2nd Class Requirement No. Ill
2a,b,c?Compass and Maping.
2nd Class Requirement No. Ill
3a,b,c,d?Firebuilding and Cook
1st Class Requirement No. Ill
la,b?Preparation for Camping.
' 1st Class Requirement No. Ill
Merit Badges?Athletics, Fire
manship, Safety, Pathfinding.
Scouts who have not met the
above requirements are dsked to
read up on them in their hand
books and come prepared with
the proper equipment, such as
knife, axe, rope, matches, food,
compass, paper, pencil, handbook!
and clothing. Scoutmasters are'
urged to get each Scout to select
the tests that he wishes instruc
tion in and come prepared for
At 12:30 a weiner roast will
be held for the Scouts. At 1:30
games and contests will start. A
full program of recreational
games and events has been plann
ed. The rally will end at 3:00
For further details Scouts and
leaders are asked to see Ivey
Moore, Robert Gibbs and Joseph
To Meet Thursday
Wilkes County Post No. 125,
American Legion will meet at
the Legion Hut on Thursday,
October 6th at 8:00 p. m.
All members are urged to at
tend and veterans eligible for
membership in the Legion are
invited to visit any meeting of
the American Legion.*
On January 1 of this year, 19
out of every 100 American^ lived
on the farm. Before World War
II, about 23 out of every 100
lived on the farm.
PaHb&arers were JoKn
Bingham. Jerry Derr, Jr., F, c
Hubbard, Jr., Buster Lewis, Doc
Story, and Charles Dockery.'
IvirB. Sherman was 79 yeats ol
age and was born in Watauga
county, being the daughter ol
the late Major Harvey and Anna
Miller Bingham. Her nearesi
surviving relative is a sister
Mrs. Annie Harvel, of Bariuir
Springs. Mrs. Sherman had mada
her home in the Wilkesboros foi
many years where she was activa
in church and civic affairs.
Chicken Supper To
Be Held October I
The Clingman Home Demon
stration club is sponsoring a
chicken supper to be held at the
Clingman Lunchroom on Satur
day night, October 8th. begin
nlng at 7:00 o'clock p. m. Ad
mission $1.00 per plate for a-|
dults, 50c for children under 12.
Everyone is invited to attend.
At Millers Creek
Millers Creek School, one of
the three high schools in Wilkes
county qualifying as a training
school for practice teachers from
Appalachian State Teachers Col
lege, has two student teachers
for the fall quarter.
This year, for the frist time,
these teachers are working for
the entire three months in the
schools designated. After two
weeks of observation, thpy start
teaching part time, but before
the period is over they teach the
full day. The director of student
teaching at Appalachian feels
that'this method better qualifies
the future teacher for his career.
Mr. Kent Robinson is teaching
in science and social studies. Mr.
Lyle Cook is working in physi
cal education. Both teachers are
doing very good work and are
getting valuable experience. The
faculty of Millers Creek is glad
to have these young teachers
and hopes that the* college will
be pleased enough with their
work to send others.
Ramblers To Play
At Valdese Friday
The Ramblers of Wilkesboro
high school will play Valdese
high at Valdese Friday night at
eight o'clock. Valdese Is reported
: to have a strong team. The elev
en defeated Crossnore by an
I overwhelming score Friday of
' last week.
Mrs. Martin Wyatj|j
Funeral On Saturday
p Last fltea were held Saturday
at Mt. Pleasant Baptist church
for Mrs. Mamie Wyatt, 57, real
dent of Lewis Fork township
who died Friday. Rev. A. W. El
ler conducted the last rites.
Mrs. Wyatt IS survived by tier
husband, Martin Wyatt; her mo
ther, Mrs. Dome Sheets; five
brothers and three sisters: Oliver
Sheets, Purlear; Foster Sheets,
North Wllkesboro; Spencer
Sheets, tyorfolk, Va.; Arthur and
LAItus Sheets, Tlmberlake; Mrs.
Cordie Morton, Norfolk, Va.;
Mrs. Martha Billings, North Wil
kesboro; Mrs. Maggie Billings,
r. McNiel calls at
Whereas Physically handicapp
ed met) and women seeking em
ployment should have equality
of opportunity with others; and
Whereas performance records
have proved that handicapped
workers, when properly prepar
ed, can perform their tasks cred
itably in a great variety of fields,
including business, industry,
farming, and the professions;
Whereas in recognition of our
responsibility for citizens who
have been physically handicapped
by war or disabled in civilian
pursuits, the ation has provided
special facilities for the training
and rehabilitation of these citi
zens and has established place
ment services for them in our
various communities; and
Whereas the Congress, by a
joint resolution approved August
11, 1945 (59 Stat. 530), has
designated the first week in Oc
tober of each year as National
Employ the Physically Handi
capped Week, during which time
appropriate ceremonies are to be
held throughout the Nation, and
_haa requested the President to
issue a suitable proclamation
Now, Therefore, I, R. T. Mc
Neil, Mayer of North Wilkea
boro, North Carolina, do hereby
call upon the people of Wilkes
tional Employ the Physically
Handicapped Week, and to co
operate with the President's
Committee on National Employ
the Physically handicapped Week
in carrying out the purposes of
the joint resolution of Congress,
and to lend their full support to
the observance of the week, in
order to enlist public interest in
I employment of the physically
R. T. McNIELL., Mayor.
Hurt With Knife
Ed Cleary Jailed For At
tacking Keller Eller, Po
Keller Eller, a veteran mem
ber of the North Wilkesboro po
lice force, was badly hurt litre
Saturday afternoon when he was
attacked by Ed Cleary, of Oak
woods, who slashed the police
man's arm three times with a
Police Chief J. E. Walker said
today that Policeman Eller suf
fered much from loss of blood
but is apparently on his way to
recovery. He is a patient at the
According .to account of the at
tack given the police chief, Po
liceman Eller earlier in the day
had warned Cleary that he had
better go home, because he had
been drinking. At about 1:30 p.
m. Cleary called to Policeman
Eller on the street near the Al
len theatre and when the officer
approached Cleary immediately
began slashing with his knife.
Three wounds were inflicted a
bove the left elbow. Policeman
I. E. Valentine, who was nearby,
grabbed Cleary and placed him
under arrest. He was later re
leased under bond."
In Wildlife Work
By J. P. CHOPIJN, County Agent
T. R. Mitchell, of the North
Carolina Wildlife Resources Com
mission, was in Wilkes county re
cently visiting several farms with
Paul Ohoplin, county agent. C.
L. Johnson, route 3, North Wil
kesboro, is one of the farmers
planning to cooperate with Mr.
Mitchell in planting food bord
ers, protective strips and limiting
the hunting on the farm to en
courage the production of game.
Mr. Mitchell is stationed at
State8Ville and. will be working
in this area.
D. A. V. To Meet
Thursday, October 4,
There will be a regular meet
ing of Wilkes County Chapter
No. 23, Disabled American Vet
erans on Tuesday, October 4.
The meeting will be held at
V. F. W. Post Headquarters and
will be called to order at 8:00
Commander John West has re
quested a large attendance at
this meeting because of the post
ponement of the last regular
Lawsuit May Bar
Rural Road Plan
Raleigh.?A Durham contrac
tor's lawsuit to prevent the State
Highway Commission from going
into the road-building business
may wreck North Carolina's
$200,0^0,000 rural road pro
gram, State Highway Commission
Chairman Henry Jordan said to
Nello Teer of Durham yester
day asked Wake County Super
ior Court Judge Henry Grady
to issue an injunction preventing
the commission- from spending
any part of the $200,000,000
bond issue o n road-building
equipment. The commission has
14 days to show cause why the
order should not be issued.
"This thing is going to tear
our% program all to the devil,"
Jordan said. "Even if the final
order is not issued, I think it
will cripple us for those 14 days."
Jordan explained the commis
sion had been counting on spend
ing the money for machinery,
and already has programmed its
funds. He doubted whether any
of the bond money could be used
for any purpose until the suit
The average U. S. corn yield
this year will be about 41.1 bu
shels per acre, exceeded only by
last year's record yield of 42.7
bushels. In Illinois, the yield may
average as high as 62 bushels
Many Groups Aid
Uiits For Parade
High School Beauty
To Be Crowned During
Number of entries already re
ceived for the Farmers' Day pa
rade in the WHkesboros October
13 Indicates that the parade will
be greater than the one last year
when 82 units were viewed by a
Sponsored by the Trade Pro
motion committee of the Wilkes
Chamber of Commerce, the Farm
ers' Day program will offer a
full day of entertainment tor
farmers of this
Some of tne~ imormation from
early plans for the parade show
the following developments:
The Trade Promotion commit
tee will furnish the Queen's float,
on which will be the nine high
school beauty queens selected
from high school senior classes
in the county. The chamber >f
commerce office would like to
have the name of the senior girl
selected to represent each school
by October 7. The senior girl io
represent each school shall be
chosen by vote of the entire
school or the high school at each
Some of the individual firms
which have already planned to
enter floats or who are consider
ing the entering of floats include
seed and feed dealers, poultry
men and hatcherymen, orchard
iats, dairies, manufacturers, fur
niture industry, grocers, appli
ance dealers, clothing and gener
al merchandise (two floats), tire
and parts dealers, banks, the
atres, forestry department, clean
beauty parlors, Garden Club, au
tomobile dealers units, taxi com
panies' units, Jaycees to furnish
clowns, old vehicles by C. E.
Bands which have accepted
invitations to take part are North
Wilkesboro, Statesville and Ap
palachian high school bands.
Dave Hall and Paul Church
have several entries turned in by
farmers to enter farm equipment.
This will be the only division in
which prizes will be given, and
judging will be from a reviewing
stand at the corner of Ninth and
B streets. All farmers who will
make entries for the parade are
asked to notify the chamber of
com axerce office.
Funds Being Collected
Attention of merchants and
business houses is called to the
fact that funds are now being
collected to defray cost of Farm
ers' Day and holiday ligh ing.
All merchants participating
have a supply of Farmers' Day
tickets to be given out without
cost. These tickets will be used
as a means for giving away many
prizes during Farmers' Day.
Many Program Features
In addition to the parade,
there will be many entertaining
features of Farmers' Day pro
gram throughout the day. There
will be a program of fun and con
tests, following a band concert at
11 a. m. The afternoon program
will include awarding of prizes,
crowning of the high school beau
ty queen, mountain music, a spe
cial entertainment by Joe King
and Brandwine, a hilarious com
Gilbert Bare, Trade Promo
tion chairman, is now collecting
many gifts to be awarded the
high school beauty queen follow
ing her coronation at three p.
m. in the afternoon. A judging
committee will select the queen.
Sale To Be Oct. 10
Elkin.?The seventh Klondike
Sale, a Guernsey cattle event
which regularly attracts interest
ed breeders from over all the At
lantic Seaboard and?"soipetimes
from even the far Western
States, will be held at Thurmond
Chatham's Klondike Farm Mon
day, October 10.
Thirty-eight animals will be
offered, 33 females and five
The parade of the cattle will
be conducted Sunday afternoon,
Oct. 9, with the sale following
Monday, October 10, at 12:30 p.
George B. Salley, of Salley
Sales Service, Orangeburg, S. C.,
will be in charge of the sale.