irnal - Patriot )EPBNDBNT IN POUTICS Published Mondays and Thursdays at North WHkesboro, North Carolina JULIUS C. HUBBARD—MRS. D. J. CARTER Publishers 1032—DANIEL J. CARTER—1946 SUBSCRIPTION RATES: One Year $2.00 (In Wilkes and Adjoining Counties) One Year , ... $3.00 (Outside Wilkes and Adjoining Counties) Rates to Those in Service: One Year (anywhere) $2.00 Entered at the postoffice at North Wilkes boro, North Carolina, at Second-Class matter under Act ef March 4, 1897. Monday, July 10, 1950 Working Together For Progress With almost unlimited possibilities, agri culture is making rapid and 'sound pro gress in Wilkes county. No longer can visitors refer to the "Red Hills of Wilkes." The hills in Wilkes are green. Much of the agricultural progress in Wilkes can be attributed to a splendid atti tude of neighborliness and cooperation be tween farmers and business men, all of whom realize that they must depend upon each other. The recent farm tour sponsored by the, Wilkes Chamber of Commerce gave evi dence of this fine spirit of cooperation. Far mers and business men went together to view some of the examples of what is be ing done with Wilkes county soil to make it productive and to raise the income of the farmer, which in turn makes more business for the merchant, banker or professional man. One of the honored guests for the farm tour was I. O. Schaub, dean of the North Carolina Extension Service and widely rec ognized as one of the outstanding agricul tural authorities of the south. Commenting on the farm tour Dean Schaub said: "I was delighted to have had the oppor tunity and certainly enjoyed the visits to the farms together with the luncheon. I was particularly impressed with the work done by Mr. Andrews. He certainly has made an outstanding demonstration on handling badly eroded land so as to make it produc tive. I wish it were possible for us to get the 18,000 acres of idle land reported in Wilkes county to produce the forage like that on the Andrews farm. It wfould mean more than $1,000,000 in the increase of income of the county if that were possible. Wilkes is making progress, and I look for accelera tion of better practices. The Chamber of Commerce and all the other agencies co operating in the furtherance of the agri cultural program are to be commended." Staton Melver, district head of the Soil Conservation Service, in a letter to the Wilkes Chamber of Commerce said: "We wish to express our appreciation to the Chamber of Commerce for the opportunity of participating in the farm tour. W e were very well pleased with the tour and glad of the opportunity to be able to show farm ers and business men some of the results of the work of the Soil Conservation Service in Wilkes county We consider it a very fortunate situation where there is an active chamber of commerce to carry out such projects for the benefit of the county as a whole." One of our greatest assets is the very ex cellent relations between business inter ests and the farmers in Wilkes county. Such relations mean greater progress in agricul ture and business and a happier and more prosperous place in which to live. __ ; 0— Clean Streets Moke Good Impressions v When you visit a town with littered and dirty streets you immediately get an im pression of that town and its people. That impression would not lead you to locate there. Much improvement has been made here in recent years relative to having cleaner and more attractive streets and sidewalks. But the field for advancement in that direc tion is practically unlimited. The Civic Affairs committee of the Wilkes Chamber of Commerce in recent meeting gave much study to improving downtown appearances and made the fol lowing recommendations: (1) That all merchants and business men clean the sidewalk in front of their places of business each afternoon at closing time. (2) That the town wash the streets early each morning to remove trash accumulat ed there. \of xiiat awiauuve anil suiiauie contain ers be placed at proper places for deposit ing trash. 4 i (4) That unsightly trash containers be removed from the sidewalks. Enlarging on item four, the committee recommended that containers which are in good condition be given a coat of paint, preferably green, to enhance their appear> ance. The public is also encouraged to use the containers. There are sufficient receptacles on our downtown streets to make it un necessary to throw paper bags, trash, and even empty cigarette packs, on the side walks and streets. Just hold on to that rub bish until you walk by one of the conven iently located cans. These suggestions are little things, but are of sufficient importance that the town's future could be determined by the appear ance of one street or sidewalk. Calvin C. Church Obituary Is Given Calvin Columbus Church waa born July 7, 1886; died June 22, 19*50, at the age of 83 years, 11 months and 22 days. Mr. Church was a son of the late Jesse and Adeline Miller Church, Decem ber 6, 1885, he was united in mar riage to Annie Elizabeth NicholB, who preceded him in death, Octo ber 25, 1835. To this union were born 5 children, four of whom preceded him in death. Surviving are one son, Albert J. Church of route one, Willresboro; one bro ther, A. U. Church, of Greensboro; and one sister Mrs. Parasade Cooper, of Millers Creek; also four grandchildren and two great grandchildren, December 1939 he was married to Mrs. Martha Mc Daniel, who preceded him in death in August 1945. He was a member and Deacon of Pleasant Home BaptiBt church. Rev. A. W. Eller and Rev. Vic tor Watts conducted the last rites, and buria) was in the church cemetery. o About 20 million acres of land are under irrigation in 17 west ern states. Mulberry Skating Club|Pews Notes The Mulberry Skating Club has reclewed Invitations to larger rinks. Some of the rinks hare Am ateur Professional members. Plans are being made to visit some of the rinks this summer. The club also plans to sponsor a visit ing club exhibition in the near future. — The club expects — to Instructor by August, which should produce much progress. There are a number of talented skaters in. the club who, with the training Of an instructor, could soon enter the professionals. Anyone going thru Denver,' Colorado, July 10 through 15 might be interested in seeing the 1960 amateur skating champion ships at Mammoth Gardens. than any other cigarette! and among the millions who it MEL PARNELL Ace pitcher of the Bdston Red Sox. Mel says: "The SO-Day Mildness Test gave me the right slant on cig arettes. Camels have flavor and they're mild!".