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VOL. XXXIX, NO. 20
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present rate being two cnts for two
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halt the present rate of six cents;'
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six cents; sixth zone five cents, the
present rate being six cents.
Special handling rates, will give;
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same service given lettels, as]
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v ent rate is 25 cents all the way;
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in value, the present regulations not
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the stamp value.
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the first of August; will be as follows:
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and 10. cents for each additional
ounce; the present, vate is 10 cents
for each half-ounce.
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BAMBOO AND MABEL VICTORS
IN LAST SATURDAY'S GAMES;
Local Team Falls Before Bamboo in
11 'inning Exhibition. While Mabel j
Lick? Cove Creek to Frazxlc
Fighting: like veterans, the BamI.ki
team of the Watauga loop,!
won a 1 1-irminp contesl from Boone
last Saturday afternoon by the close.
^ sccae of S to I. Each team is crod-j
iled with eight, safeties, bat Bamboo}
was nfc'e th hi! in the pinches and
push over the marker required to
win the second game of the league'
nevies. It v:. a lino exhibition ox
the nations! pastime, ehug full of;
thrills from the- time the first ballj
was tossed oval the plate until the;
last inoti was lagged in the eleventh;
svsjia. Coffey, on, rhe mound for
K'.ionc, worked out a nice game,
while Bamboo used six pitchers hi
order to hold the peppy locals in
While Boone was losing to Bamboo,
Mabel romped away with Cove
Creek, the Muble boys trotingaround
the circuit almost at will, j
The score in this fracas was 22 toi
II in favor of the Mabelites.
Following is a summary of the I
runs and hits in the Boone-Bambooj
Boone Ab. R. H.
Eggers, If 5 0 1 j
S. Winkler. 3b 5 -1 2j
Moore, rf 4 '2 1 j
Hampton, ss 5 2 2i
McGuire, 2b 5 0 1
F. Winkler, lb 5 0 0|
I nodges. cf 5 0 01
Dougherty, C 4 0 0
Coftey, p 4 0 0
Totals 42 4 7
,'offey add Dougherty.
Bamboo Ab. R. H.:
S. Critcher, ss 5 0 0
W. Cook, c 5 2 2
K. Cook, p 5 1 l'i
iPQHCK, *5D 1 1;
N. Cook, 2b 5 0 lj
Vannoy. If 4 0 0
0; Critchcr, cf 4 0 1
Elrod. lb 4 1 1]
Hampton, rf 4 0 lj
Totals 41 5 8
"R. Cook, S. Critcher, IV. Cook, N. j
Cook, Bolick and W. Cook.
Lait Saturday's Results
Boone 4; Bamboo 5. j
Cove Creek 0, Mabel 22.
Wbere They Play Saturday
Cove Creek at Boone
Bamboo at Mabel.
WILL MEET HERE MONDAY
The Watauga Ministerial Associa>
lion will meet at the Boone Methodist
church Monday. July 2, at 10
o'clock a. m. Pastors of the county
are especially invited to attend
this meeting of the association.
A Non-Partisan Ne
OF THE PAST WEEK
Highlights ot Political Activity of
Both Major Part'ica Summarized
From Recent News Dispatches
From Over the Country
Reed Makes Bid For Dry Vole*
Houston, Texas. June -4.?Declaring
for "impartial*' enforcement
of the laws and constitution, Senator
Reed of Missouri, issued a statement
today expressing the view that
the *\l8tn amendment will stand un- :
ti! and unless the moral forces of the
nation become convinced that there
is some hotter way to deal with the 12
Tar Heel Delegation Demands
Dry Plank 1
Houston. Texas, June 2d.?A dry
plank, one thai, will commit the \
Democratic party to out and out in-1 ;
cio.semer.t of the prohibition amend-'
moot to the United States eonstitv,-,
tioi) and no compromise on the question
was demanded by the North
Carolina delegation to the Democratic
national convention here today.
Meeting' in caucus the delegation
chose Josephus Daniels as a member
of the resolutions committee which
will draw up the platform. Not onlyi
did they elect the noted dry leader to i
the platform job l?ut they also instructed
him t-> demand :? strong prohibition
piank, one like the hone dry'
plank adopted at the state conven-j i
tior. at Raleigh.
Republicans Will Mn.k:i Effort to
Carry N. C. for Hoover
Once the Houston convention shall!
have completed its labors. Republicans
of North Carolina ore expected
to set about the task of formulating i
plans for the campaign *.o come in}
the late summer, su^s a Washington
special of Monday to the Greens-}
fro Daily News. It is understood
h^VO ilifit Jrnhirivi. i>l?nc ?*"! *'< -.?? ?
conference shortly of members of
the state pxecijmR' committee and
other party leaders end adviaecs,
when heni'.nvuirteis will he establish-,
' i: anil the campaign set in motion.;
t he probable scene of such activity|
has already received some cor.sideta-j
lion, and.the pr iposal now is to opea|
offices in Charlotte, as this will he!
convenient for State Chairman 1
.Jackson anil National Committeeman
Whatever Democrats in sympathy]
with Senator Simmons may think of
the sitaatior. at Houston, it is rare to
find any Republican who has any
douht that Governor Smith will he'
the Democratic standard bearer. Republican
campaign plans keep Governor
Smith constantly in view and, I
believing that this Democratic pro-!
ceitcre is going to give them the hast
opining they have had since the:
C-ivis war. it is the aim of the Republic
n leadership to put i:p a fight in
section of the sis to, from!
townships up to the- congtessional:
districts, which they have put
their best men forward.
Farm Relief and Prohibition Main
Issues at Houston
Houston, Texas, June J J.?A profusion
of planks dealing with the two
big subjects before the Democratic'
Yiational convi'r.r.iiMi ? -
am! farm relief?were put forward J
today as leaders among the platform I
builders held preliminary conferences
in an effort to smooth over
some of the differences on these sab-;
With a spirit of conciliation generally
manifest among the delegates,
party chieftains were hopeful that,
the fight over these planks could bej
kept off the convention floor. Prom-;
inent dry leaders in the south, how-j
ever, were prepared for a contest
within the convention itself if the
resolutions committee failed to report
out. a very vigorous prohibition!
As the situation shaped up to-,
night, it seemed that New York state
would join with Maryland and perhaps
one or two others in supporting;
a plank calling for modification ofi
the Volstead act so as to permit the.
stai'pji tr* fiptomiinn ol#w*UliX
content of beverages.
Admittedly that proposal would
get only a very few votes in the com-|
mittee, with the fight then narrow-;
ing to the question of whether the j
law enforcement provision should
name the 18th amendment. There
was some opposition to referring to
the prohibition clause of the constitution
above all others, the oppon1
ents desiring merely a general law
enforcement declaration with a sharp
| criticism of the Republican administration
for an alleged failure to en-!
| force the law.
Hoover Machine Assembled
| Herbert Hoover's hand-picked
slate, replacing the Coolidge high
i command in control of. the Republi:
can national committee, has been
I elected by the special committee of
j 24 G. O. P. committeemen and women
dispatched to Washington for
that purpose by the- Kansas City
(Continued on Page Eight)
wspaper, Devoted to th
VATAUGA COUNTY. NORTH CJ
Dr. Gordon is New
Pastor at Cove Cree
Micister Will Preach First Sernn
as JFjasior of Cove Creek Bapti
Church Next Sunday; i* Grad
ate of Princeton and Chlcaj
Mumpers of th Cove Creek Ba
List church \vill have the opportune
Sunday morning of getting: acquail
cd v. ith their new pastor, Hev. E
Will O. Gordon nf f'ln
Term., who will preach his first sc
inon at the church en that day.
Dr. Gordon has a high record
scholarship, having taken the d
agrees of M. A. and Lilt. D. fro
Princeton University and being
graduate of the Chicago Theoiogic
Seminary. For a number of yea
he has been a member of facilities
several colleges and high schools.
Or. Gordon has done a lar;
amount of research work, which 1
expects to continue during his ps
to rate at Cove Creek. He is takii
up rural church work in order th
he may have leisure to pursue 1
The Cove Creek church is eonsi
efod fortunate in securing as i
paster a man of such high oduc
tiotial attainments as Dr. Gordon,
large congregation is expected at t
church Sunday to hear his sermon.
Dr. Gordon was accompanied
his new field of endeavor by 1
wife arid daughter, little Miss M
FRIDAY AND SATURD/1
Under the auspices of the \Yi
amta Fish and Game Club, an oi
time fiddlers' convention wili
setaged in Boone Friday and Si
urday nights of this week, iho c
five proceeds to he used for payi
i or ?i seiies 01 Droo/ier dams at t
stat: hatchery rind to meet ofcfc
incidental expenses of the organi<
This is indeed most laudable, a
the convention sho'uld he attend
by every Walaugan who has an >i
teres; t in the fish, and game of t
county. if wo hnvc to 'O-stork o
streams with the "speckled bet
tier," we iniist have a way to re
thein above the size we get from t
hatchery, and plant them in streai
in the fall instead of the spriti
when they will have attained a si
sufficient to enable them tc care f
themseives The breeder is the or
solution for the problem, and t
club will appreciate very much yo
presence- and help them a bit in th<
efforts, to bring back our fish a:
same to what it was in the yea
The club put; oniy or.e stipu
titm on those who attend, and Mi
is, no contestant under the influen
of whiskey, will be allowed to ng
ticipn'fo. Bear this in imn'n. Cov
MISSION WORKERS GATHER
AT BANNER ELK TODh
Banner Elk. June 2ii.?T
Home Mission Workers oC Hoist
Presbytery have been called to m<
at. Pinnacle Inn, Banner Elk, i
June 2Sth and 2jth. The suneri
tendent c? home missions, Rev. W:
ter K. Keys of Bristol, Tenn., h
called (his meeting and is in cbarf
An excellent program has been in
pared which will contain several i
spirational addresses as well as he]
ful conferences. There are fort
odd workers who may attend tl
meeting. On Thursday evening 1
Cunningham of Bristol, formerly
Gainsville. Fla., will be the speaki
and on Friday evening the addit
will he made by Rev. Dan Grabs
of Blountviile, Tenn.
i-mnacie inn is ideally equipp
for such a conference. Operated
the fireproof stone dormitories
Lees-MeRne Institute, if has amp
room and supplies its guests with i
modem conveniences. The Nor
Carolina building which is used du
inc the school session for administr
tive purposes, is well adapted f
Pinnacle Inn, 1,000 feet "up
I he air," opened last. week. T
fishing is proving unusually go;
this season, and guests are delight;
with the success of this spori.
AUTO TAGS NOW HALF PR1CI
Beginning last week, State Coi
missioner of Kevenue R. A. Doug
ton informed branch offices throug
out the state which are issuing sta
automobile licenses, to do so at or
half the regular fee to all app
When an applicant has purchas
a motor vehicle before June 20, ai
has operated it prior to that dal
Commissioner Doughtod advised b
reaus to collect the full yearly f<
However, if an applicant purchas
a motor vehicle before June 20 ni
did not operate it before that dal
the commissioner said the applica
should make a statement to this (
feet on his application. He won
then pay the bureau one-half of t
annual fee' for his license tag.
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e Best Interests of Northw
UtOLlNA, THURSDAY, JUNE 28, ID:
u. Old Schoolh* to be L'sed as Plac<
r of Worsb v y Sandy Flat Church
j Open f & business
j-v; Blow *" Rock, Juno 2S.?Definite
permi ?. to use the old Sandy Flat
scho for religious services
a has en granted by the owners
)VJ F1 top ;?Tanor estate, to the re
I cer.tTv orgaEheii Sandy Flat Daptisi
: church. The new church has beer
authorized to make any improve
a; ments considered necessary,
alj The interior of the building wii
,rs to painted, and electric lights wil
of be installed, it was said by the pas
tor. Rev. E. D. Kobbins.
grC The church was organied last Fob
he I ruary and now has 13 members
ts-.j Frefiaratiohs are being made to com
ngj pose the letter to the association,' bu
at it has not been decided whether tlx
lis} church will join the Three Forks 01
th Stony Fork association. Deacon:
d- will be ordained before the letter >:
a- Services are held or. the secom
A and fourth Saturdays of each montl
he at 8 p. ivt. Sunday school meets ov
ery Sunday at 10 a. in. Good con
to g rogationr have been present eve:
lis since the church was organized, anc
il- they are growing larger with eacl
J Fracticalty all of the season a
wY j business houses were t re nod t'o
! business this week. Bee's Baza a
tt-j and Har.nu's Oriental Shop openei
early last week, as did the Ijlowinj
jjel Rock Exchange and the Hob Nol
j Tea Room. This week. K'azeoV
- i shop, handling fine l'in'eris. lingerie
!l1" arid imported and domestic textile
ngj was opened. The WondV rlan
hei tiuater in Mayviey.' I'ark opor.ei
or Monday night with a good crowd
.a- The Mayview Drug Store was als
opened last week.
ee The linancifd report of the tow
i"* for the two months, May 1 to Jun
he 7. made pubic by J. E. Kolshousei
or town treasurer: shows receipts 0
lU"i 55,21 C.Ci, disbursements of 55
ar 120,55, and cash on hand $90.00.
he Of the disbursements, the larges
ns items were notes and interest, whic
It, tntuled $2,400. The next targes
ZP item was composed of saiariet
or wages ar.d homntissions. which reach
' I-. ed the total of $032.39.
"\l Mrs. F. K. Hartley was hostess i>
n(]( Wednesday afternoon at a shnwe
given in honor of Mrs. Sh'erma
& i Roberts of .'ohnson C'i.iy, Tenu., Mri
. Hartley's sister and her guest i'c-r th
a? week. Mrs. Roberts is a recent by-id
_ w's v has many irieiids in Hlowin
'".l j Rock. After the guests had assem
bled, a book was prest nt '(i. in whic
l each was asked to write a favor":'.
! recipe. Then followed art o.xfcitiv.
"'bride's contest." in which "Ai.r
Lloyd Bobbins was declared. wisitic
lY but prcsontou her award, r. ail"
handkerchief. to the guest of hone;
bo Mrs. Hartley then s< n - ! v fresh
a?i meats, a:-vi t;> ; by her. :a;;yht.1
?t Hgc. Nov.. Dare entered the liv
?5| ipg room carrying ? aiiisti whit
n-j parasol ami announced: "Ft i- get
*H ling. cloudy; we are goir.g to have
as | shower." Follow big ;-li' announce
re.'moat, Mis. 'Inrihy entered, carry
"gtj ins a basket ct presents. which wev
li-i presented to tin bride, ihon passei
n- around for all to admire. Before thj
y-j guests departed,! they were in 1 t
li-sj rhe porch to take part in a water
r.i iueton feast. Guests included Mis
of! .1. 11; Hodges. Mrs. \V. J... Crisp, Mrs
ir, i P. 1.. Car.nou. Mrs. Lloyd Koh'oint
ss Misses Mabel Coffey. Edna Mille
m and iieule.h Wooten.
ml Col. \Y. IV. Stringfellov of Annie
in ton, Ala., ha- arrived here am
ofj opened his summer collage for th
th Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Youneo o
ir- Aurora. Mo., who left North Oaro
a- lina twenty years ago. were here th!
or week for the first time since th. i
departure. They are visiting Mrs
in Yonnce's niece. Mrs. A'. M. Cvichei
Dd HEN HATCHES 4 ALLIGATORS
edj Kin-ton, N. C., June 22.?Herr
' < a-.- --.i-M-!
; wiwn-xvm, <x KCg"w, luuav eAjuuuei
| four baby alligators which he sail
1 1 were hale-lied by a hen on a fanu
five miles below here,
h- The 'gators were about five inche
te Crawford said he found an alii
e.- gator's nest in Pamlico county rev
ii- oral Weeks ago. lie brought a r.um
ber of the eggs home with him am
ed placed them, together with chicke
nd eggs, under the hen. The chicke
te, eggs failed to hatch, but the littl
u- 'gators seemed tc appease the motile.
er urge of the hen.
ed "She looked like ar. oV foe
nd clucking to them things and thei
te, paying no attention to her." Cram
nt ford said. "They just scramble
if- around the nest aimless-like. The
ild didn't know what to do. I took thei
he away from the old hen, she fussin
about it." ______
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est North Carolina.
Will Close Tonight
1 Announcement Was Made Last
Tliarsdjty That -40 Per Cent oi
? County's Quota Had Been Sob;
scribed; Dr. Van To Speak
The Baptist Centennial campaign, [
; which has been under way in Wai?i
auga county for the past four weeks,
kjwi!l close this (Thursday) evening,
; when a meeting will be held at the
ti Baptist church in Boone for the
. purpose of hearing final reports
h from the churches of the Three
Forks and Stony Fork associations.
1 It is also announced that Dr. R. T.
- Vann of Raleigh, will deliver the
address at the final meeting tonight,
j At the meeting' last Thursday
I evening, reports showed that about
. $2,500 or 40 per cent of the county's;
approxi mately SG00 pledged but!
. fov which cards had not been turnJ
ed in. Mr. M. A. Hoggins, generalj
_ director or the campaign in this.
r district, expressed the belief that the
>! county's quota of $0,500 would be
r i reached by tonight.
. Committees reported the follows:
ing amounts subscribed up to last
i Boone, $1,57 1.50: Blowing Rock,
1 $203.50; Three Forks. $125; Laurel
_ Springs, $80; Cove Creek, $-383;
_ j Willow dale, 878 Forest Grove,
r $41.50; Timbered Ridge, $120.50;
\ Zion Iliii, $75; Bethany, $50.
1 Prof. 1. G. Greer, county cbairJ
man, presided over the meeting
Thursday tvnlng and introduced Dr.
R. L. Moore, president < ' Mats Hill
College, who made an eloquent plea
c for the maintenance of the j
j and colliigeses that will part.icip.. o
t| in the funds raised by the rentennia'
campaign- He emphasized the
c fact thai thf plea fov more funds
, was not being made for the benefit
s of teachers ami official* of the vari:!
ous institutions, hut for the hoy* and
il srirls of North Carolina yvho are
|.: knocking at (ho college doors. The
hoi)' of the nation, ho said, did no)
; lie in culture, as that did not save
Greece, nor in wealth and luxury?
n; they caused the downfall of the P.oej
man empire. America is immensely
, wen'thy. We must use that wealth
j| for the benefit of mankind if we
expect to survive." Dr. Moore said
' there wore evidences of prosperity
t! on every hard in W aiauga
I, county, and felt sure the Baptist
. people would raise iheir shave of
. | of the $1,500,000 goal set by the
' state convention for the benefit of
j Christian education in North Cardt
The general public is cordially irt"ivited
to attend the service this
;rj (Thursday! evening at 7:;',0 o'clock,
n: tnd hear the beloved Dr. Vann speak
GOV. SMITH SEEN AS EARl.Y
' WINNER WHEN VOTING STAR TS
5>'j ^ - '
Por-ston, dune _'?>.?Throujrhoi:!
n "he r ,". i noTVCf Guvonioi
,J Smith of Xee Yduffb'e laisv ntoiv'jiyie!
r:r.. .uiiti (Smith de'egd^tcins item
cvera! states jyfve nsk rig for a
vj .:vce, or rt (erstaf. verms.
ki ice^hssi.v.r.tive.; of .vor.te cf the
elates tr>.: cannot vote for Smith
*1 because ,.-f hoove fcntimo? havfe' B>' !
j r. actior! the Vjiuitii rtdoring coiniiiitM
tsfa w.lth the propose) that Smith
s. p l over on the rust ballot. Thy:
v.iVi iutiis it easier, for the southerna|
ter# 'basmuch a? they v.i.i ;-.of have
"! to throiVgh the motions 01 fig?
" ii;^- tc the last ditch.
?j Ohio, Indiana and Xehmska are
:ii prepared to so for Smith; which irie'surc;
a two-thirds vote in the con"
vention. It was the plan to have ail
~ j these and such others as had favov
| :te spit candidates to record them j
selves with a compliment to their
; j candidates imforc the Smith movtr
j pai;e on the nomination was fore-!
i; is very probable that Senator
-Joseph T. Robinson. pevr.ianent
I! chairman of the convention, wiil he
el nominated for the vice presidency.
GENERAL NOB1LE RESCUED
f i Rome, June 2d?General Umber to
Xobilr. castaway since May 25,
si when the dirigible Italia was wrcck"j
cd on the Arctic ice, has been res'
coed, but the five other members
"-[of his jjToUD still ave marooned, ac;
l:. ?._ ? .a
; uiiuisa^; m inici Uii 1CI?I repOl'CS tRai
' | were received by radio today,
yi Unheard of, also remain the seven
drmembers of his party carried away
i; with the hay: of the Italia, the three
n. who started to walk to land on May
;;0 ar.d the six would-be rescuers in
s] the French seaplane which carried
j Roald Amundsen on a rescue oxpe[
Swedish aviators won the- credit,
for making the first actual rescue,
d One cf their planes cropped with
n runners, made a bold landing near
a Mobile's camp on an ie.e floe. It
c took off with the wounded leader
i- but crashed when the pilot tried several
hours later to repeat his feat.
>1 The general was carried by the
11: rescue plane to an island in Hinlopen
-| " trait. th< body of water which sepad
rates west Spitsbergen from Xorthy
east Land. There he was transfern
red to another Swedish machine, a
g seaplane, and transported to Virgo
FIVE CENTS A COPY
G. 0. P. MISRULE
Democrat;!. Convention Arouiedl ic.
Great Enthusiasm as Keynoter
Tears Mercilessly Into Harding
and Co&lidgc Adrnioist.ralions
Houston, Texas, J dne 26*?A
stormy challenge by the Rational
Democracy to the "RepUiUiican presidential
ticket ana pl&tf ?rro Dot yet
two weeks old vent )V2ring out over
the radio arid telegraph tonight as
notice to the world that the party
of .leffejgon and Jackson would en>
tor the November lists with blood in
Claude G. Bowers ox New York,
temporary chairman and carefully
selected k?ynspeaker, touched
off a veritable powder keg of Democratic
IiSsly at the record .-! tv.'t> Republican
administrations. Iho-t of HarrJ:.7ig
and Ceoli<?ge. to sweep ?ji* au'iicnce
in the crowded pavilion into
outbursts of applause aa he went
down the- line 021 the s.aii-.iais,
"farm legislation, "fake pi >sperity,"
*u:i? mpioyn.cr.T" an J r. I: the ether
allegations ut Itemiblican misrule,
upon which the Democrats propose
to base the figrii; election of
their presidential ticket.
Tiv? new \ oik * .'i;'or spoke to a
crowd, many of which Pad ueen
drenched by a heavy thunder, huv.-er
"hi.j penetrated tin- V" l t>: this
newly-built auditorium, i>?r the deley:u
= wen wiliiiig to forgot their
h-.\v:'t di:-. otpl 1 i fand the fight ever
the president in nomination, which
vJ::a ;rsj!v ' Goverr.oi Smith,
it order to hear him sound the party
| halite cry.
Especially voctfchpUs was the icaikroi
cf convention to Bowers'
d?m:?nt: that the hand of prrrilogh he
takei. from the thioats of :ho farm<
i s. Every state star.il.ivd was reMpveci
bull. moorings ard a pa
?nil:- o? snveial minute? followed.
The standard-bearer made up the
major part of the procession, while
the delegates cheered.
Bowers' keynote was the pvincopa! ,.b"
business cf the night session., the
remainder of the tipto being taken
up with necessity routine. such as
(he appointment of committees and
adoption of rules of procedure.
The eoiivr-htioh adjohrhoT: at 0:21
l>. m., uaiii 1 o'clock tomorrow
'.vr.ing. when reports of commit1.a
s. ii chiding (ht platform committee.
n?Bt its troublesome prohibition
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i; huiioi! of Arkansas will bo installed
it iitis= r."t beeiv t!>. finitely determined
whc-n the nominating: speeches
' wii! lie- made. ' rO :t virtually ceri
'.air. fh.st a pi-o.-ddentiB.l-choice will be
. derlrr.atorf Thursday r, Priday.
RLANCHARD I.VOM UNWHLI.NG
PARTV TO -t SLAYIC.NS IN MO.
Fcrevd a I Point of Gun to Shauufeur
for Drunken Neighbor Who
Kill.; 3 Worcen r.nci 1 ftlan
Mr K.arii i.. Lye:,. trnvoiir,;- saltS
man of Koor.e. bis- iocel-. vri n letter
irom ins- c u.-ir:, Blanchortl Lyon,
vi' lives near Sipr insficid, Mo.,
: teiiit.c o'i one of XJlar.ehard's noiith5M5
vho fdi drunk and killed three
i women and a policeman before he
i was ovovpow 'fired.
The neighbor-, after ktUinfr one
woman, forced Blanrhavd Lyon, at
| i he point of a aim. to arc as chauffeur
for the drank neighbor and
| drive him around oyer the country.
[ Unarmed Bin achat J was unable to
; resist. Darin.;' the ride the noiyh;
t or killed two other women, but all
! the time he kept lJlanchard so well
! covered with the ;;un that nothing
1 could be done- to si on -.he shooting
Finally an officer approached and
tin? drunken rl&ghbor shot him also.
After the fbuy killings, however,
he was overpowered.
Air. Hard Lyon said that he has
; written to his cousin to tell the full
details in his next letter.
; Blanchar.i I.vop. is well known in
: Watauga. lie was here on a visit
only last year. He is a son of Air.
Adolphus Lyon who went from this
i county to Missouri several years ago.
The Socialist party will put a ticket
in the field in Xerth Carolina
nest November, William A. Toole,
Baltimore Socialist organizer, who
was in Raleigh Saturday, announced.
Mr. Toole conferred with R. C. Maxwell.
secretary of the board of elections.
-and was toia that under the
law it was too iate to enter a ticket
: and get ballots printed by the state.
but thtd. the Socialists might print
and distribute their own tickets if
; they wished. Mr. Toole intimated
that this would be done. The last
| time a Socialist ticket was entered
j in this state was in 1320 when Eu;
gene V. Debbs got less than 1,000
votes for president. Mr. Toole, howS
ever, said that, he saw enconrage;
ment in the fact that LaFollette,
running on the progressive ticket
J four years ago. got 7,000 votes.