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APRIL 25. 1935
Mr Jake Morgan of Concord spent
the week-end in Boone.
Mrs. J. R. Mast, who has been very
ill with bronchial pneumonia, is improved,
friends will be glad to know.
Miss Grace Gragg spent Easter in
Lenoir, visiting with Mrs. C. C. Murray,
the former Miss Callie Greer.
Mrs. J. L. Winkler will entertain
the Friday Afternoon Club next Fri
day at 3 o'clock.
Miss Geneva Hayes of Concord
spent the past week-end with her,
mother, Mrs. George Hayes.
Mr. Smith Hagaman of WinstonSalem
was a business visitor in Boone
Ed Quails left yesterday for south- I
em markets to purchase goods for the j
Quails Basement Store.
Misses Maude Greene and Maude J
Cathcart spent Easter with friends in \
Knoxville and Nashville, Tenn.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Ingle of Lenoir,
were visitors Monday with Mr. and
Mrs. John Conway of Belks Store.
Mr. and Mrs. Johi< Conway spent
Easter with Mrs. Conway's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Spencer, of Lenoir.
Mr. B. J. Councill, who has been ill
for several weeks, was able to mingle
with friends along the street Monday
Wnc T* T nr* f* 1. J j .
....o. a. ljcii Lwr ?nu uaugnier,
Miss Ruby, spent Easter with Mrs.
Leonard Michael in North Wilkesboro.
Miss Nell Trivette of Collettsvillc,
N. C., spent the Easter holidays with
i? her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Trivette,
Mr. Carter Cook, of Elizabethton,
Tenn., was a visitor with his brother,
Mr. Walter Cook, in Boone Tuesday
Mr. and Mrs. R. Clyde Winebarger
and Miss Henrietta Coulter spent EasjL
ter in Winston-Salem visiting relatives.
Miss Ruth Blair of Winston-Salem
was an Easter visitor with her parents.
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Blair, of
Mr. J. M. Cornell of Zionville was
a visitor in town Saturday and paid
an appreciated call at The Democrat
Mrs. Joe Cook, who has been a patient.
at a Lincolnton hospital for the
past two years, is reported as considerably
S Postmaster Wiley G. Hartzog, who
underwent an appendix operation sevI
eral weeks ago at a North Wilkesboro
hospital, has resumed his duties in
the local office.
Married Saturday at the home of
Edw. N. Hahn in Boone, Miss Mabel
Kirby of Mabel to Mr. Blaine Hodges
of the same community, Esquire Hahn
performing the ceremony.
^ Married in Boone Wednesday morning,
Miss Leola Harmon of Vilas to
Mr. Albert Penlcy of the Howards
Creek section, E. N. Hahn, Esq., performing
Mr. and Mrs. R Cline Mabry have
returned to their home in Concord
after spending the Easter holidays
with Mrs. Mabry's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. .lokn K firmun
Mr. William Hampton is a patient
at a Statesville Hospital where he underwent
an emergency operation for
appendicitis last week. His condition
is reported as satisfactory, xneiiiy
friends will be glad to know.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Teal entertained
Mrs. M. H. Shumway and Miss Aurelia
Adams, of Lexington, Mrs. H.. G.
Smith, of Lenoir, Mr. Wiley G. Pickens
and Mr. Cline, of Lincolnton, at a
six o'clock dinner Tuesday at Daniel
Mr. M. R. Wilson of Trade, Tenn.,
was in town Tuesday and ordered The
Democrat forwarded to a son, Archie
Wilson, of Mitchell, Oregon. Mr. Wilson
has been in the West for the past
thirty days and intends to remain
for an indefinite preiod.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M. Greer, of
San Bernardino, Calif., are spending
a week at the home of the former's
father, Mr. George Greer, at Zionville.
The trip was made by motor in
four days. Mr. Greer, with his father
and Mr. Worth Byers, was a pleasant
caller at The Democrat office Monday.
Word came to Boone Wednesday
morning that a relief worker, employed
on a road project on the other
side of Rich Mountain, had fallen
dead. When officials of the relief department
in company with a physician
arrived on the scene, however, it
was found that the man had been
St"iolfPn \iri onilnnx" 1 '
? b|/ncyqjr cxhu uau re*
Mrs. Whitener Directs Meeting
of Livingstone Club.
Mrs. D. J. Whitener was in charge
of the April Meeting of the Livingston
Club which met with Mrs. Jim
Horton. The program opened with the
singing of the hymn, "More About
Jesus." The devotionals consisted of
a Scripture reading, John 19:25, and
a prayer. After the dsvotiertw Mrs.
The members enjoyed having with
them at this meeting Miss Elmira
Russ of the Appalachian State Teachers
College, who played "To Spring,"
by Grieg, and "Valclk," by Moyes.
The May meeting will be held at
the home of Mrs. Whitener and Mrs.
Aldridge will be in charge of the program.
The class extends a cordial invitation
to anyone who would like to
join at any time.
; KILBY-REEVES WEDDING
IS SOLEMNIZED AT SPARTA
A wedding of much interest to a
wide number of relatives and friends
took place in Sparta Saturday afternoon,
April 20. when Miss Charity
Kilby became the bride of Mr. John F.
Reeves, both of West Jefferson.
The ceremony was performed by
Elder Charles Kilby, brother to the
[bride, with only members of the imi
mediate family present. After a short
Easter trip, the young couple returned
to West Jefferson where they will
make their home.
Mrs. Reeves is the daughter of the
late Elder and Mrs. T. H. Kilby She
has been employed with the J. F.
Scott and Son store of West Jefferson
for several years and is well
I known as one of the section's most
(attractive young women.
| Mr. Reeves is the business manager
of The Skyiand Post and has been
with this newspaper for the past lour
years. He is also a popular member i
of the city's group of business men. |
Hf) is a son of Mr. and Mrs. J. F.I
Reeves, of Laurel Springs.
M. E. MISSIONARY SOCIETY
TO PRESENT PROCJ RAM
On Thursday. April 25, the Mission- '
ary Society of the Methodist Church
will present an evening's entertainment.
which due to illness of mem-;
bers, was postponed from April 4th.
The program will consist of a oneact
play by t he Alice Taylor Stanbury |
Circle, orche stra numbers by the Liv-;
ingstone Society and "A Friday Aft- ;
ernoon of a 1 Old-Time School by the I
Adult Circle, also songs, readings and i
musical rec tations. |
tv.;.. ?* - ? - -
jliucj entertainment will be given in j
the basehie it of the Methodist Church ;
at 7:30 o'clock. The price of admis-1
sion will b ! 20 cents for adults and j
10 cents f >r children. The public is j
On Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock
Mrs. J. L. Reese entertained at her I
home at Vilas a number of guests in
honor of her son. Gene, whose eighth
birthday it was. They enjoyed games,
then were called to the dining room
which was decorated for the occasion.
Little Gem opened alt the presents !
Each child was given an Easter rah-'
bit as a fa\ >r. After the refreshments
wore serve-1 other games were enjoyed
by the little folks.
Those im ited were: Jean Smith,
Carylon Combs, Betty Henson, Gertrude
Henson, Jimmy Billings, Billie
Billings, Billie Henson, Johnnie Bingham.
Luther Mai tin Bingham and David
Mr. H, E. Deal of Sherwood passed
through town Wednesday en route
home from Elkin where he had gone
for his son, I.eater, who recently underwent
an appendix operation at the
Elkin Hospital. The young man is recovering
WANTED TO SELL?Half a million
Early Jersey Wakefield Cabbage
plants. W. G. Lowe, Moravian Falls,
N. C. 4-25-2p
FOR GRADUATION?Beautiful yellow
gold watches of all kinds and
jewels at a great reduction in price.
Walker's Jewelry Store, near Theatre,
Boone, N. C.
THE FINEST WATCH and Jewelry
Rtpairir.g by workmen of experience.
It costs no more, have your
watch done right. Walker's Jewelry
Store, near theatre.
WANTED?Work by a refined worn
uit to pay Tor room and board during
summer session of school. Mrs.
Era D. Summltt, Newton, N. C.
HAVE A HOUSE in Boone for rent.
See J. C. McConnell in Boone. Smith
HAVE TWO OR THREE boundaries
of grass on Cove Creek. Will
sell by the boundary or graze by
month. See Dean Swift at Sugar
Grove. Smith Hagaman. 4-25-2p
EXPERT RADIO REPAIRING?At
lowest cost Parts, tubes and batteries.
K. I. Dacus, New River Light
and Power Co.. Boone. 3-28-tf
Dr. C. B. Brufhm&n, Eye, Ear,
Note and Throat Specialist, Elizabethton,
Tenn., will be in the ottsce
of Dr. J. B. Hagam an in Boone, on
the first Monday in each month for
the practice of his profession. j
An election for the naming of a
Mayor and Board of Aldermen for the
Town of Blowing Rock, has been
called for Tuesday, May 7. The registration
books will open Saturday, April
6, and be open for four successive
Saturdays. The registrar is C. G.
Ward, while G. C. Walters and W. B.
Hartley will act as judges of election.
This April 3. 1935.
H. P. HOLSHOUSER, Clerk,
Itc Town of Blowing Rock.
$1.50 PACKAGE, now- $1-00
$i.00 PACKAGE, now 60c
BOONE DRUG CO.
The REXALL Store
Items from The Democrat of
April 16, 1896.
Hon. Hort Bower was at the Bryai
Hotel Sunday night on his way t<
i Mrs. Hagaman, an aged citizen oJ
Watauga who lived on Brushy Fork
jdied at her home last week.
1 Judge Brown, in company with So
,licitor Spainhour, stayed over at Cof
I fcys' Hotel Sunday night on their waj
: to Jeiferson court.
| The case that has been pending ir.
I the Caldwell court against Albert
: Franklin and wife for the poisoning
jof the tatter's first husband. Fog
I Greene, has been decided and resulted
I in the conviction of both. Franklir
| goes to the penitentiary for life anc
I the woman goes for 30 years. Truly
the way of the transgressor is hard.
April 23. 1896
Roby Greene has been appointed as
: town marshal and \V. H. Woodring
Dr. Andrew 'ackson Brickell, Watauga's
poet, was in town Monday to
the delight and edification of his numerous
A number of our citizens are off
to Slatesville Federal court this week,
A number of witnesses in the Wagner
case were summoned, besides
there were several defendants who
were bound over. Most of the deputy
A. S. T. C. SENIOR CLASS
TO PRESENT COMEDY
On Thursday night, May 2nd, the
Senior Class of Appalachian State
Teachers College will present in the
college auditorium a three-act play
entitled "Captain Applejack. This play
was written by Walter Hackett and
is very promising as an entertaining
feature. The leading man's role. Ambrose,
is played by Wint.on Rankin,
who has had several important roles
in Playcrafter productions. Frances
Mull, in the characteri^a Hon of A?r?n
Valeska. plays the feminine lead. Miss
Mull has been very active in iiie dramatic
activities of the school for the
past three years, having had important
parts in several public performances.
Besides these, Roy Greene in
the character of Lush the butler, NoZL_im_
ALL SILK FLA
!In bolts. A now shipmen
received in all the leadinj
tel shades as well as the c
colors. Priced, per yard, \
Friday, Saturday, IS
120 PER CENT OFF
The season's newest weavi
colors. Don't forget this w>
LADIES SILK HC
It will pay you to buy s
pairs of these. All the li
spring shades in sizes 8
10%, special, per pair, A
MEN'S FINE DRI
Built fcr service as well a:
looks. Newest styles in
and all white. Priced A
per pair, only
(MEN'S DRESS SHI
We now have a good assoi
of shirts in both fancies ai
I id colors. Sizes 14 to 17.
prices range from
1.00 to 1.51
^THURSDAY?BOONE, N. C.
marshals went also.
The McKinlcy boom has gone wild
* He has outstripped Reed. Morton
) | Quay and all the others, so that fron
surface indications none of them wil
? hear the horn blow. "Unless there is
, an under-current against McKinley
he will receive the nomination on th<
Pittsburgh.?Last Tuesday, Alio
r Dale, employed by Dr. Lake, ran i
needle in her hand. It broke off, leav
i ing a piece imbedded in the flesh. A
: similar accident happened some dayi
! ago to Mrs. J. H. Murdoch of Ligo
; ner. Yesterday the two women went
1 to the Homeopathic Hospital, when
t the Rosentgen rays were flashed or
I the two hands. The exposure laslet
' two minutes and the developed nega
tive showed the two pieces of steel
A surgeon then made an incision anc
removed the needles,
i In the death of Ex-Governor Thorn
as M. Holt the State has lost one ol
its most prominent and progressive
citizens. Gov. Holt was a man of great
1 integrity and was a true North Caro
1 linian in the fullest sense. A man ol
large means and thrift, he did much
: to build up his section and county
Such men as Governor Holt will be
greatly missed by a large number ol
people. In his death the Democratic
? party has lost one of its great pillars
vella Dixon, as Mrs. Pengard, anc
Calvin, Wright a3 Mr. Pepgard, hei
husband. The plot is very interesting
and the audience will be well pleasec
with the awkward love scenes be twee i
\ the fortv-fivp-vppr.nl/l ho/?V>nl' ?> nr"
. the Russian dancer.
The proceeds will go to the studenl
loan fund maintained by the college.
I Mr. Newton Edminston, about 7(
j years old, who until the past few
years was a citizen of Blowing Rock
died at his home in Lenoir Wedncsjday
morning, and interment is to be
j Tin j i auei-y cutciiiuCIi, at
the family cemetery at Mulberry,
j Mr. Edmistcn was well known tr
j many Wataugans and was a splendid
citizen. A niece, Mrs. W. D. Farthing
! resides in Boone.
? AND TAK1
I Jas1 FRIDAY - SATUF
i Q _ During these three days 1
nants of all kinds ... 1
WOOLENS . . . priced fr,
IZZZZ regular prices on holt go
Owing to our limit
have our remnants on se
three days each time.
Ion. SO DON'T FORGET O
AS IT WILL, LA* *<]
TAGE OF Till
ss and ALL LAD)
Greatly Reduced f
Only a few left, so visit
^dint^ ALL 16.95 COAT
t8c ALL 10.95 COAT
ALL 16.95 SUITS
ALL 10.95 SUITS
ONE LOT t
ICS DRESS ?
-tment VALUfcS i u $3
id sol- Your choice for .
These consist of black
brown oxfords,white ox
J outstanding values for o
FOREST GROVE ITEMS
| The young men of Forest Grove 2
; Church will present ail inspiring pro- J
| gram on next Sunday evening at 7:30 ^
' o'clock. Those taking part in the pro- *
; gram are as follows: "The Church Defined,"
by Group Leader Russell ' t
Roark; "The Foundation of the t
Church," by Dean Johnson; " The Pow- i
^jer of the Church," Berl Isaacs; "The ; J
jiHead of the Church," Frank Roark; s
? | "The Unity of the Church." Gardner
Matheson; "The Work of the Church/' |l;
I Grady H. Eller; "The Growth of thejF
Church," by Dallas Hedges; "The!
Ideals of the Church," by Orville Ha- |v
' gaman. The public is cordially invited |
1 to attend this program | r
j Mr. G. D. Matheson has returned s
L | from employment near Greensboro.
I i At the present he is making prepar- ^
"! ations for the return of Mrs. Mathe- 0
41 son and son, Harold Dean.
| Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Eller had the
II following guests Sunday: Orville Ha- ],
11 gaman, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Winebar- y
' j ger and son, Bobbie Dean, and Miss a
J Kate Winebarger and Miss Sadie d
1 White of A. S. T. C.
! The future politicians of this com- ?
! munity are planning on debating | j
i Hon. Huey P. Long's program, Share a
T T 4 I T c
(Entrance Between Five-to
i t Drug Con
L; This is the place to
ANTIQUE AND US
VT SALE .|,
IDAY - MONDAY is the re
ive will have on sale rem- ^ k0(X'
SILKS, COTTONS, AND and C0IC
Dm 1-3 to 1-2 off from the ors- Pr>c
ods. only .
l.ed space, we will only ;
lie once a month, say for
1 T A
UR REMNANT SALES,
pU to take advan
ESE SAVINGS! Chnmbrt
[ES WOOL to 19c s
& SUITS r=
or Quick Disposal! S
our store early, while the
; are best! Frida;
'S, now. . . .$10.50 ALI 0
'S, now.... 6.95 ]
b now 10.50 An exce
i, now 6.95 ful patt<
Ion sale i
SHOES & ?
N SIZES) (
r^ A /~x We hav<
' I ZL*-# and colo
ties, straps and oxfords, conserv:
fords and pumps, ^ *Q trons. 0
nlv I >n a goo
' your chi
Mr. A. G. Storie spent Sunday with
dr. and Mrs. Floyd Warren.
Miss Katie Winebarger a student of
V. S T.-C. spent the week-end with
Mr. and Mrs. Bud Isaacs spent Eas,er
with Mrs. Isaacs" hcinefolks on
he Watauga River.
W. R. Johnson Jr. entertained the
'oungsters with an egg hunt Sunday
Rev. E. J. Farthing met his reguar
appointment at Forest Grove the
Mr. J. M. Johnson spent Sunday
yith his sister, Mrs. John Henson.
Miss Mary Ann Hodges, who has
ecently been employed at Boone,
pent the week-end with homefolks.
Mr. and Mrs. Max Ha gam an visited
?rs. Hagaman's homefolks at Mabel
'ver the week-end.
Farnham says many North Caroina
bbys ut tlie age of ten or twelve
rears have started with one calf and
re today owners of splendid small
lairy herds that are providing a
ource of cash income to pay the ownr's
way through college. It need not
?e an expensive undertaking to start,
lany breeders are glad to co-oper:te
in supplying a pure-bred aninv.il at
. very normal cost.
Five Store and Watauga
i find bargains in
jui n-guiar win' graac.
discontinuing oil cloth | ?
axon for this low price,
assortment of patterns
rs. as well as solid colled
per yard, 18c
BLE OF DRESS
iy. Curtain Serin;, Etc.
in this lot arc values up
pecial, per yard 10c ||
y, Saturday, Men.
F OUR REGULAR 25c
Ilent quality in beauti;rns
and colors will be
it the remarka- 4 Q ^
price of A
mi rast Colors)
; a big range of patterns
rs. Snappy styles tor the
ladies as well as more
itive styles for the maiur
regular $1.00 dresses
d range of sizes, *9 7#*
rice for M M