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Mr, and Mrs. Locke Rink and
son, Jerry, of Clairmont, were
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bar
nett Reeves. They also had as
their Sunday guests, Mr. and Mrs.
James Ballord and three children,
of i Newton.
Tittle Taijsl^^ainedJC^SOTi df
Mr< and Mrs.
received h broken letf ■
>. Wilkesboro hospital
Mrs. S. A. Spicer, of Bel Air,
Md,. returned to her home after
spending sometime with relatives
Mr. and Mrs. Clese Joines, Mr.'
Major Joines, Mr. and Mrs. Har
mon Joines and children attend
ed the Association jn Wilkes, last
Mrs. Ollie Edwards had as
her Sunday guests, Mr. and
Mrs. Charlie Hampton and son,
Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Grubbs
and daughter, Peggy.
Mr. and Mrs. Reece Caudill and
children visited Mr. Caudill’s1
parents last Sunday.
Messrs. G. Glenn and Clay Ni- j
chols left yesterday for Richmond,
Va., where the plan to visit tel- •
atives for a few days.
Miss Georgene Mitchell, of
Baltimore, Md., is visiting her
parents, Mr. arid Mrs. E. S. Mitch
Miss Maybelline Richardson,
junior at Radford college, spent
the week end with home folks.
Miss Patsy Roy Burgiss and
IT BEDTIME rub
throat, chest, back
with VapoRub. Re
WORKS FOR HOURS
while child sleeps
to relieve coughs,
and tightness. '
Best-known home remedy
you can use to relieve
distress of children’s colds i3
comforting Vicks VapoRub.
Even while you rub it on.
VapoRUb starts to work to
ease distress... and it keep3
on working during the night.
No wonder most mothers
this when a
Billy Carol Choate, students at
Chapel Hill, spent the week end
here. Students at A. S. T. C. who
visitfed here during the week end
included I)oris (Jollins, Naomi
Douglas, Bryan Eldndge, Wands
Truitt and GghTge Boe. Jfci ’
Son, Sunday night. -. ’ ■'
Mr. Bob Warden, of West *ViT
ginia, Mr. and Mrs. R. G. War
den. of Stratford, visited Mr.
Frank Warden at Laurel Springs,
Little Rose Marie Evans is
spending this week with her aunt,
Mrs. Grover McMillan at Crump
Miss Ann Reeves is spending
sometime visiting her sister, Mrs.
William M. Collins and Mr. Col
lins in Baltimore, Md.
Mrs. G. C. Landreth is visiting
her sister, Mrs. H. H. Brown in
Pulaski, Va. -
Mr. and Mrs. James Mitchell,
formerly merchants of Sparta,
are now located in Spindale.
Miss Irend Richardson, of North
Wilkesboro, spent the week end
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
R. E. Richardson.
Miss Blanche Weaver has re
turned to her home at Amy after
a visit with ,her sister, Mrs. Rich
Mrs. Jenny Perry is visiting Mr.
and Mrs. Glenn Warden. They
were dinner guests of Mrs. Floyd
Harrell Joines, of Sparta and
Jacksonville, Fla., flew to New
York city last week on business.
Mrs. George Hamm, who has
been ill, is improving.
Mrs. Shirley McMillan Rugh is
attending the State Teacher’s
College in Maryland.
Charles F. Joines S 1-c, return
ed to Norfolk, Va., after spending
a 30 day leave with his mother,
Mrs. Jettie Joines. Seaman Joines
expects to sail to Iceland, Green
land and other northern ports.
Mrs. Clay Joines and infant son,
Edwin spent Monday with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Mil
ler at Laurel Springs.
Mrs. E. L. Spurlin is visiting
her sister, Mrs. L. M. Gentry for
a few days. .
Clint Joines returned from
Washington, Thursday, after an
extended visit with his sister,
Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Moxley.
Dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
L. M; Gentry Sunday were Mr.
aijd Mrs. James Sturgill and
:hildren, Mrs. Mable Watson and
Miss Una Lee Richardson, mem
We have both double and
single blankets in wool, part
wool and cotton. All moder
ately priced. ,
Men and Boys
Don’t wait until winter is
here to begih thinking about
warm clothing. Prepare now
for the long winter months
Lined Overall Jackets
Just right for cold weather
. Buy Yours Now'
Belk’s Department Store
"We Sell It For Lees"
Mrs. Garnie Cochram, 'who
before her marriage, Miss
' Vows Are Spoken
Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Combs an
nounce the marriage of their
daughter, Irene, to Garnie Coch
ram on September 19 at Dobson,
j with Rev. J. E. Pearson officiat
ing, using the double ring cere
1 For . her nuptials, the bride
chose a cadet bhte gabardine suit
with brown and white accessories.
The bride attended Sparta high
school and for the past year has
been employed by Belk’s Dept,
The bridegroom, son of Mrs.
Flenn Cochram and the late Mr.
Cochram of Enriice, served in the
U. S. Army three years, thirty
months of which were spent over
The young couple is making
their home at Ennice where he is
engaged in farming.
It is good common sense to
shrink woolens when making
clothing articles of wool, say ex
tension specialists. A new wool
dress or garment that hasn’t had
the pre-shrinking process is very
likely to come back from the
cleaner’s several sizes too small
in the wrong places.
Labels usually indicate wheth
er or not the material has been
pre-shrunk._ If no label indication
is on the goods, it is better to play
safe and do your own shrinking
before making a garment.
Many conflicting directions
have been given for shrinking
wool at home, but recent tests
by clothing specialists show that
pressing the entire piece of wool
with a steam iron is a simple and
satisfactory method. Care must
be taken to hold and press witl}
the weave and not to stretch or
b'er of the high senool faculty in
Wilkesboro, spent the week end
with her parents, -Sheriff and
Mrs. Glenn Richardson.
Mr. and Mts. T. W. Landreth
have recently purchased a new
home of Quincy Higgins near Al
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Petty and
daughter, Ella Mae, of - Liberty
Grove, Md., are visiting his mo
ther, Mrs. Oscar Petty, who is
Mrs. Jennie Perry, of Wingate.
N, C., spent last week with Mr;
and Mrs. R. G. Warden.
Vows Are Spoken
ice where the
On Monday afternoon, October
6, Mrs. Edith Taylor became the
bride of Walter Hodge of Inde
pendency, Va., at Dobson, with
Rev. Ray Billings officiating
tg the double ring ceremony.
Hodge is a daughter of
ind Mrs. George A. Jones of
^^^^^^^^^raduate of Spar
libeVation of the ^Tullip
^ He has made his home
Jfci C. Gambill of Jndepen
i, ya., for-, most ofiiis life.
S young* couple is making
their home in Campbell’s apart
ments in Independe
groom is employee
puu tliC W UU1 III MIC **
wide ironing board makes this
easier. ' *■" t
If you don’t have a steam iron,
it is necessary to dampen the wool
thoroughly and then press it with
a moderately warm iron under
a press cloth. Rolling the wool in
a damp sheet is a simple way to
dampen it. Allow it to stand in
the rolled sheet overnight and
then press on the wrong side with
a dry press cloth with no pulling
To starch a shirt, gather it up
so that you can dip all the parts
to be starched — the cuffs, collar
and front — in the starch at the
same time. *,
How thick a solution? That de
pends on the individual’s likes.'
However, shirts should never be
starched “board stiff.” It will
crack the fiber threads and cause
the shirt to wear out much faster.
The present trend toward smal
ler bedrooms, built-in double
bunks for children and lower
beds may save expense in build
ing and furnishing but adds to
the time and effort spent on bed
making, housing specialists of the
U. S. Department of Agriculture
Making beds by pullman-porter
methods is loo strenuous for rnanv
women but is unavoidable with
some of the new space-saving
! bed arrangements, the specialists
j point out. At least 18 inches clear
space around three sides of the
! bed is needed for convenience
in making. If a bed must stand in
I a corner or alcove it should be
equipped with good ball-bearing
casters so that it can be rolled
I out for making or for cleaning
.• The height of the beds is also
| important for convenient making.
The higher beds of a generation
ago had at least one advantage!
—they could be made without!
stooping. Beds that stand 20' to
24 inches from the floor require j
much less effort to make them
than the new lower beds. More
over, higher beds are handier!
when caring for a sick member
of the family. The height of hos
pital beds is good evidence of
If the men or children in the
family happen to track tar, road
oil or asphalt into the house and
you find black marks on rugs
or floors as a result, remove
marks nromptly. The older the
stain, the more difficult it is to
remove. And for these stains use
cleaning fluid (grease solvent)
not soap and water.
On carpets and rugs scrape off
all the black possible with a dull
knife. Then sponge with the
cleaning fluid using a brushing
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We havk a large selection to choose from, large and
OUR SELECTION INCLUDES BOTH
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Coal and Wood Stoves
Soane with Thermostat Control
Delp Hdw. Co.
8049 * Bk
" “ * TTTr
i-aige buttons close the top and
.arch down the skirt of this clever
;ap sleeved Junior dress. A narrow
belt shows off your doll-like waist
line—altogether a frock you’ll want
o wear everywhere.
Pattern No. 8049 is designed for
.zee U, U. 13. 14.. 18 and 18. Size 13.
Vi yards of 36 or 39-Inch.
Changes Made In
Stansberry Replaces Marvin
Warren As License
Ralph Stansberry has been
named license examiner for Alle
ghany, Ashe. Watauga counties
and will assume his duties here
this week under the new schedule
which has been set up. He may
be seen at his office at Sparta on
Tuesday and Wednesday from
9:00 a. *m. until 5:00 p. m., Mr.
Stansberry announced this week.
All persons with surnames, be
ginning with the initials A and
B, who are. to be examined now
and until December 31 are ask
ed to have their car in good con
dition before applying for license.
Brakes, lights, horn, windshield
wiper, muffler, tlj-es and rear
view mirror should all be check
ed "before taking an examination
Mz. Stansberry pointed out.
The schedule for the other al
phabetical croups -as anonunced
by ’Commissioner L. C, Rosser is
as follows: C and D "roup. Jan
uarv l to June 30. 1948 E F and
a. group. .Tu1v 1 to December 31,
1948: H. T. J and K croup. Jan
uary 1 to June 30, 1949 T, end M.
group, July 1 to December 31. |
motion in order rot. to rub the
stain into the fabric. Several
light .applications using a fresh
-loth each time mav be necessary
to get out all black traces.
To removrthese mark® on wax- 1
ad floors, ruh with (-leaning fluid
in a soft cloth Then re-wax be
-anse the fluid removes wax as
veil as stain.
Uncle Sam Says
This Independence Day your
Uncle Sam salutes millions of fellow
Americans who bajr and own Sav
ngs Bonds—the payroll saver*, the
iond-a-Mohth farmers, professional
leople and the self-employed, the
egular buyers of Savings Bonds la
ill walks of Iffe—all of whom are
bowing good Judgment In boilding
nany future financial Independence
lays and many fntnre financial da
V. S. Treatnry Dtfrtmtmt
Naval Statistics i
Many Navy enlisted men are
appointed to the United States
Naval Academy at Annapolis
A man enlisting in the Navy
at 17 could retire when only 37.
with half pay the rest of his life.
Men enlisting in the Navy now
have 'a good chance of getting
into Navay aviation.
An enlisted man in Naval (av
saad ©_group, Jjan
fiary l to June 30, 1»50; R, S and
T group, July 1 to Decembei 31,
l950;’u, V, W, X/ Y and Z gfoup,
January 1; to June 30, lf®L
Motorists are urged to secure
their licenses When their alpha
betical group comes up, as any*
one found driving on the high
way after the group date ha3 ex
pired, will be guilty of driving
without. a license and punished
by a fine of not less than $25. Mr.
While total Ugures were nak
available, it was pointed out that
so far,' a comparatively small
nurr>*er of drivers have come in
for examinations to have their
iation may serve in aircraft car
riers, carrier aircraft, multi-en
gine patrol squadrons, sea plane
tenders, or in air stations through
out the United States and over
A Navy dollar equai^$3 96 in
ciViliiin pay today. Any Nkyjr Re-;
cruiter ‘ his the details.
Men 17 and (under 31 can taii*
ii;..the Navy the equivalent of
$82.40 a week. Navy Recruiters
have the details. • :
Recently, 300 men with Navy
electronics training were hired
by private industry at salaries
averaging $7,000 a year.
PRINTERS AND PUBLISHERS
SPARTA, N. CAROLINA
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What The Doctor
Flu Virus Vaccine
The weapon to combat and
control epidemic Influenza
“In the 12 months following World War I, more than
twenty million soldiers and civilians died in a scourging
epedemic of influenza. In a single year one solitary
disease had destroyed more lives than a four-year period
of war between 16 fighting nations.
During World Wa* II, the Army Medical Depart
ment and civilian scientists developed a potent vaccine
to prevent the recurrence of , such an
influenza virus vaccine gives ii( aitpost
a total and positive protection^ againsjt
of all cases
th A and It
flu virus. Inoculation has also been shown to reduce the
number of cases of common colds, grf&pe and respira
H #§ r “
Once, influenza has heen acqu
vaccine is not effective. Its work is preventive. Im
munity starts about a week after inoculation and lasts
for a period of months, varying in individual cases.
Ask your doctor about the advisability of inocula
tion for yourself and your family.
. Remember this: Your doctor is the most important
quardian of your health. He makes available to you pre
ventive drugs, such as the flu vaccine. Consult him
when you are ill. Do not attempt self-diagnosis in serious
illness. Follow his directions implicitly. Have your pre
scriptions filled at a reliable pharmacy.”
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