The Journal - Patriot
INDEPENDENT IN POLITICS
Published Mondays and Thursdays at
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
JULIUS C. HUBBARD?MRS. D. J. CARTER
1932?DANIEL J. CARTER-1945
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Monday, October 24, 1949
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All Of Us Can Be
Allies Against TB
Noteworthy progress has been made in
the fight against tuberculosis in this
country, but further action is demanded
to conquer this formidable foe which still
takes the lives of nearly 1,000 persons a
Actually, further progress against tu
berculosis depends upon the average citi
zen in this country, on people like you
Maybe you and I haven't the time or
the special abilities required of a scientific
investigator, of a physican, of a public
health worker?of the skilled persons
who are leading the battle against tuber
culosis in this country. But we can be their
We are their allies when we back sound
programs for the control of tuberculosis
and when we give financial support to the
organized campaign of the voluntary tu
berculosis associations against this com
In our own community, an organized
campaign against tuberculosis has been
waged for years by the Wilkes Tubercu
losis Association, which receives its sole
support from the sale of Christmas Seals.
The association's program of educa
tion, case finding, rehabilitation, and,
through its affiliation with the National
Tuberculosis Association, of medical re
search has helped save many lives, is
bringing tuberculosis under control in this
community. The work of the association
must continue until tuberculosis is no
longer a threat to the lives and hanpiness
of our people.
You and I can help bring complete vic
tory against tuberculosis. We can become
allies in this important fight by our gen
erous support of the Wilkes chapter of
the Tuberculosis Association.
Think Before You Drink
Many years ago, the Chicago Board of
Health issued a bulletin reading:
"The fellow with alcohol in his system
is not a good witness as to its effects up
on himself, for his mind as well as his body
is bribed by the drug, and is as full of
prejudice as his breath is full of fumes.
"You had a glass of beer or three fing
ers of rye today, didn't you? You think
that it puts snajfin your wits and steam in
your cylinders. You feel fine and think
you are ready to tackle your job and meet
any problem in sight with a clear head
and a strong hand. But your feeling has
deluded you. The fact is that the drink
you took actually diminished your power
to add numbers, to memorize, to associate
ideas and to see, hear, and think quickly.
"Daily moderate drinkers are constant
ly under the harmful influence of alcohol,
since the effects of one drink, as is clear
ly shown by these experiments, do not
wear off before the next one is taken.
"This should-make you think before
you order another stein; for while you may.
drink another fellow's health in it, you
are hurting your own brain power. And
who does not need all the mind he can
muster in these days?
"Schiller said, 'Wine invents nothing;
it only blabs it out.'
"The great Helmholtz asserted that the
slightest amount of alcohol destroyed his
power of scientific insight.
"Ooethe repeatedly declared that so
called stimulation by liquor 'could produce
only a forced, inferior creation' of Ideas.
"Happiness and contentment are said
to spring from the benumbing influence of
alcohol upon the higher brain functions.
Such happiness is false, such contentment
bought at the expense of individual mental
"John Stuart Mill put it right when he
said, 'Who would not be a human dissatis
fied, rather than a pig satisfied?
"Think before you drink, for after a
beer or highball you cannot think so well."
THE COMMUNIST TRIAL
Though they were undoubtedly guilty of
treasonable activities, the eleven defend
ants in the New York Communist trial had
not been tried for treason. The charge a
gainst them was that they conspired to
overthrow the established government by
1 force, which under Federal statutes is a
felony punishable with imprisonment up
to ten years and fines not exceeding $10,
Under the principles laid down by Chief
Justice Marshall in the Aaron Burr trial
nearly 150 years ago, a secret furtive as
sembly without the appearance of force
nor in a condition to make war, however
treasonable its purpose, cannot constitute
treason as defined by the United States
Constitution. Marshall held that there
must be an actual warlike act proved by
open deed. And while it was his opinion
that to prove treason it is not essential
that any blow be struck, it would be neces
sary to prove that the assembly was in
condition to use force and carry out their
purpose by violence. And while Congress
has no power to enlarge the constitutional
definition, it has from time to time passed
laws making offenses which are treason
ous in character felonies and punishable
It was under one of these laws Ameri
ca's top Communists were tried and con
victed. The findings of the jury will be gen
erally applauded. It was proved during
the trial that the American Communist
Party is the aim of a foreign government,
that its members owe allegiance to a for
eign government and are pledged to give
aid and comfort in peace and in war to
world communism directed from Moscow,
that they actually plotted and conspired to
take*over the government, by force if
The eleven defendants can be grateful
for the privilege of trial in an American
court of law.
LIFE'S BETTER WAY
WALTER E. (SENHOUR
High Point, N. C., Route 4
DON'T GIVE UP
Don't give up if you are right. Stick to
it. Of course you may be in the minority,
and usually those who are for the right are
far outnumbered by their opponents; but
hold on and hold out. Right and truth will
win, while error and wrong will meet de
Because the multitudes oppose you,
speak strongly against you and the right
for which you stand, don't give up. God is
for you and the best people are for you.
It is true you may suffer for the stand you
take, but has that not been the case down
through the centuries? The old patriarchs
and prophets, apostles and disciples suf
fered for the right, many of them even
giving their lives; but they didn't give up.
Today their lives are living after them to
bless the world. But where are their op
ponents? Gone and forgotten centuries
ago. You may have much opposition in
your home because you stand for the right
and against the wrong. Don't give up.
Jesus said that our foes shall be they of
our own household. However, be patient,
prayerful, humble and godly. Learn to re
turn a soft answer for harsh words. Do
good for evil. By word and by example let
your household know that you have been
with Jesus; that you have something far
better in your heart and soul than they
have; that you absolutely will not stoop
down to sin and wickedness, nor bow the
knee to the devil. Amen.
If God be for us, who can be against us
to the extent that they can defeat us? 0
I know we may be criticized, falsely ac
cused, hated and scorned at, but that nev
er means defeat as long as we refuse to
quit and give up in despair. No good cause
is lost as long as we are true to God. He
may let thousands wear their ungodly,
wicked lives out fighting and opposing us,
and the right and trnth for which we stand,
but we are to continually look up, hold to
God, keep faith, pray much and never give
Poultry Clinic Sought
For Mtn. Counties
RALEIGH ? The problem of
protecting Western North Caro
lina's new multimillion dollar
poultry industry was placed be
fore the State Board of Agricul
Conservative estimates place the
gross income to farmers from this
new business at $2,800,000 for the
current year. The industry claims
that mountain eggs hatch out 15
per cent more chicks.
A. Hugh Harris, assistant agri
culture commissioner, told the
board that mountain farmers are
fearful of the outbreak of a di
sease which would destroy their
new source of income. He said
the western poultrymen are clam
oring for the establishment of a
poultry diagnostic laboratory in
He said a group of poultry spe
cialists investigated the situation
during the Summer and agreed on
the need for such a laboratory.
Harris pointed out that the agri
culture department lacks the
funds for such a project.
The board endorsed the labora
tory proposal and said it would
ask council of state to consider it
as an emergency matter. The
council will be asked to finance
the project out of the state's con
tingency and emergency fund.
The cost for the first year, said
Harris, including $3,000 for equip
ment, is estimated at $14,500.
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ANISHING AMERICAN ?
True, there may never be another Amerlcon who must work out hit kJeos
olone . . . doggedly holding on in spite of the crowd's jeers?
The America built by the genius of men like Benjamin Franklin, Robert Ful
ton, and Thomot Idison mutt be sustained by independent thinking and se
Today, in the laboratories and research departments of leading manufac
turers of electrical and other equipment are thousands of youngsters care
fully selected from our high schools and colleges to attack tomorrow's
The American promise of achievement and reward for initiative and industry.
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