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LOUISBURG, N. CAROLINA, FRIDAY, JUNE 9BND, 1084
Tobacco Market* of Middle Belt
To Open September 11th ?
To be Approved Later
Middle Belt tobacco markets of
North Carolina will open onj
Tuesday, September 11, this year,
or two weeks earlier than the
date fixed In recent seasons, ac
cording to the schedule submitted
to and approved by the annual
convention of the National Asso
ciation of Auction and Loose-Leaf
Tobacco Warehouse Association
in its closing Bession in Asheville
Friday. It Is said the schedule
will be submitted for approval to
the Tobacco Association of the
United States in annual conven
tion at White Sulphur Springs, W.
Va., July 5, and that final decis
ion on the opening dates will be
made by Federal officials.
F. P. Davis of Winston-Salem
who was reelected president of
the,, association, presided at the
convention, which was held at
Grove Park Inn, Asheville two
days, Thursday and Friday. Chief
speakers were J. B. Hutson, chief
of the tobacco section of the Fed-"
eral Administration, and J. C.
Lanier, also of that board. There
were rumors that Lanier, who is
a Greenville, N. C., man, may be
named as the code authority
chairman for the warehouse in
Suggested dates for the start of
the selling season lnthe various
belts as approved at the Ashe
ville meeting are:
Georgia belt, August 1.
South Carolina belt, August 14.
Eastern North Carolina, August
Middle Belt, North Carolina,
Old Belt, September 25.
Virginia dark-fired, November
Tennessee burley, November
Kentucky burley, November 26. ;
Kentucky dark and unflred
belt, December 3.
The dates suggested by the as
sociation's code authority were
approved with the exception of
those for opening the markets in
the Kentucky and Tennessee bur
BeBldes Mr. Davis, other officers 1
elected were: John L. Buckley,
Lexington, Ky., and G. W. Knott,
Henderson, vice-president; H. C. 1
Robinson, Lexington, Ky., secre
tary, and E. D. Matthews, Win
ston-Salem, assistant secretary.
The convention which attract
ed more than 260 warehousemen
and others to Asheville, adjourn
ed shortly after the noon hou:
Information reached Loulsburg
yesterday morning that the home
residence of Mr. E. R. Richardson
near Pine Ridge was destroyed by
fire on . Wednesday night. The
house was occupied by Mr. Rich
ardson's son, Mr. C. H. Richard
son, who lost all his household
effects except a sewing machine
and one bed stead. Much house
hold * goods belonging to Mr.
Richardson was lost. The esti
mated loss of the building which
was complete, is placed at 11,000
with $600 Insurance. The loss
to household effects was estimat
ed at $500 with no insurance.
GIRL 8COUTS MEET
The Olrl Scouts held their reg
ular meeting Saturday at 10:00
o'clock at the school. Their next
meeting will be held at 10:00
o'clock In the Olrl Scout room at
the School Saturday.
? r' Grace Johnson, Scribe.
Hyde county farmers are plan
ning to co-operate In the sellUlg
of wool sheared from their sheep. J
Program At The
The following is the program
at the Loulsburg Theatre begin- i
ning Sunday night with a Mid
Night show at 12:01:
Sunday, Mld-Nlght ? Dolores i
Del Rio, Oene Raymond and Fred
Astalre In "Flying Down To Rio."
Monday ? "Flying Down To
Tuesday ? Warner Baxter and
Rosemary Ames in "Such Women ,
Are Dangeroua." ,
Wednesday ? Phillips Holmes
and Mary Brian In "Prlrat# Scan
Thursday and Friday ? Johhny :
Welssmuller and Maureen O'Sulll
van In "Tarian And Hla Mate." 1
Due to the length Of thla picture
the management announce* that
there will be only one night show
each night, atartlng at 8:15.
Saturday ? Randolph flcott In 1
"Wild Horse Mesa." I
WASHINGTON . . . Henry P.
Fletcher of Pennsylvania (above),
ia the new chairman of the Repub ,
llean National ? Committee. Mr.
Fleteher was a Teddy Roosevelt
rough rider in Cuba, former ambas
sador to Italy sad ? Hoover
The following cases were dis
posed of In Franklin Recorder's
Court Tuesday by Judge J. E.
Ben QUI was given 60 days on
roads for distilling; upon pay
ment of costs execution of road
sentence to issue only upon order
Probable cause was found
against Eugene Yarboro charged
with rape and the case was trans
ferred to the Superior Court.
A nol prog was taken in the
case of seduction against Frank
Ralph Hltb w*b found guilty
and James Hart was found not
guilty in a case charging larecny.
High was given a sentence of 90
days In Jail, Commissioners to
Moselle Neal and Ruby Dunston
were found guilty of assault with
deadly weapons. Mozelle was
given 3 months Jn Jail. Commit
Bloners to hire out. Ruby was
given 90 days in jail, execution to
Issue only upon order of this
Edward May, careless and reck
less driving, continued.
NOTICE TO COTTON
GROWERS IN FRANK
Ail owners of old cotton har
vested and ginned before June 1,
1934, that Is being held in the
county are requested to apply for
Bale Tags. Mr. M. T. Lamm has
been appointed to tag all this old
cotton and he will have to tag
or see it tagged himself person
Application for this tagging ac
cording to the latest information
from Washington must be made
before July first.
Any person possessing old cot
ton will please write Mr. Lamm
at once asking him for applica
tion card to have thlt old cotton
Mr. Lamm will expect to tag
all cotton at one trip when he
goes to a community so it is nec
essary that every person npplv
to him at once so he can get the
cotton tagged at the earliest pos
Very truly yours,
E. J. MORGAN.
U. S. Open Golf dump
PHILADELPHIA . . . Olin Dotra
(above), giant Calif ornian, crashed
through to the U. 8. National Golf
Championship in the 38th annual
playing of the classic. Ill and play
ing oudcr great* physical strain
Dutra camc from behind in the Anal
day to now out Gene Saraxaa fcy
John R. Mitchiner
Mr. John R. Mitchiner, one of
Franklin County's most popular
and prominent citizens died at his
home at Mitchiner Cross Roads
near Prankllnton. Mr. Mitchiner
was 80 years of age and Is sur
vived by six children, Mrs. W. G.
Jones, of Norfolk, Va., Mrs. W.
E. Mitchiner and Miss Belle
Mitchiner, of Franklinton, G. C.
Mitchiner, Franklinton, John R.
Mitchiner, Jr., Raleigh, and Sam
Mitchiner, Port Armuelles, Pana
Funeral services were held
from the home Wednesday after
noon and Interment was made In
the family cemetery.
CEDAK ROCK B. Y. P. U.
The following is the program
to be presented by the Senior
Union of the Cedar Rock B. Y.
P. U. Sunday evening, June 24th,
at 7:30 o'clock.
Devotional, John S:35-48 ?
Mrs. Lenzy Gupton.
President in charge ? Eula Grif
Secretary's report ? Vivian
Bible quiz ? Clee Griffin.
Group captain in chargfe- ? Ra
1. The Fields are Ripe in Afri
ca ? Vivian Cooke.
a. Ripe Fields for healing th?
sick ? Edna Stalllngs.
b. Ripe Fields for Training
Tomorrow's Leaders ? Leonard
c. Ripe Fields for Training
Home-makers ? Rosa Pernell.
d. Ripe Fields for Training
In Stewardship ? Mrs. H. Sledge.
2. The Harvest Truly is Plen
teous ? Ruby May.
3. The Laborers are few ? Mr.
President in charge. ~
Closing prayer ? Mrs. R. I.
* Pres., Eula Grlffln.
Secy., Vivian Cooke.
A Louisiana biologist says that
muskrats keep any wound clean
by constant licking, and if the
flesh becomes infected they do
not hesitate to gnaw It away.
Need More Advertising
To Conquer Depression
New York, June 18. ? Adrertls-1
Ing men must hold themselves at
least partly responsible for the,
depression, Secretary of Agricul
ture Henry A. Wallace told 500
delegates to the 30th annual con
vention of the Advertising Feder
ation of America here tonight.
To fulflll its place In the mod
ern American social atructure, the
secretary said, advertising must
create a demand for goods which
will make unemployment and the
underconsumption of national
The secretary spoke on human
desires and the possibility of their
?tlmulatlon through advertising,
"It seems almost as If dealro
had failed ua In recent years,"
Wallace asserted. "A terrible
thing ? under-consumptlon ? has
?addled upon us.
"That would suggest that ad
vertising has, In ifkrt at least,
Failed. It Is a situation that can
be remedied. I want you to
think whether something can
be done which will agalv stimu
late the human desire for the
thing* which we produce *o that
we can all lire In greater comfort
than ever before and consume the
things which we now hare."
Advertising can and must aid
solution of the problem of un
employment, the secretary said.
It must stimulate people to buy
what they can afford to buy so
that factories can get to work and
provide labor for all.
Wallace suggested a minimum
salary In the United States ought
to be about )2,S00 a year. If all
workers received approximately
that amount, he said, a distribu
tion of wealth would be effected
which would aid In consumption.
Shoot Too High
The secretary criticised "much
of our present advertising" as
aimed only at persona In com
paratively high salary brackets.
The bulk of It, hev thought, should
be aimed at thoee who labor for
a small wage for they constitute
the great bulk of the CDnsumlrfg
What Congress Did
Washington, June 18. ? High
lights of legislation passed by |
73rd Congress, second session:
Expenditares ? Appropriated
more than $5,000,000,000, of
which more than half is for re
Taxes ? Plugged loopholes
through which many of the weal
thy avoided income taxes; re
duced levies on small salaries.
Tariffs ? Gave the President
power to lower or raise dutie* 50 j
per cent in concluding reciprocal'
trade pacts with foreign nations. |
Money-^-Pasaed gold act under
with the President revalued the
dollar at 59.06 per cent of ita for
mer gold value; launched United
States on policy of keeping 25
per cent of monetary reserves In
Crime ? Authorized Federal
government to go after gangsters
and racketeers; voted $25,000 re
ward for capture of "public ene
Air Mail ? Approved cancella
tion of old contracts and directed
President to create a commission
to outline new aviation policy.
Agriculture ? Passed Bankhead
and Kerr bills for compulsory
control of cotton and tobacco pro
duction; adopted Frazier-Lemkc
bill giving farmers six years to|
redeem foreclosed property if
creditors refuse to scale down
mortgage debts; brought sugar
and cattle under AAA control;
placed unconditional guarantee
on farm credit bonds.
Navy ? Authorized construction
101 new warships over next six
years to bring Navy to treaty
Home Aid? Passed administra
tion housing bill for nationwide
campaign of modernization and
construction, with government
partially guaranteeing private
loans; placed full guarantee on
Home Owners Loan Corporation
Banking ? Extended Federal
bank deposit insurance for an
other year; amount of insured in
dividual accounts raised from $2,
500 to $5,000 July 1.
Labor ? Empowered the Presi
dent to set up boards to enforce
collective bargaining guarantees
under Recovery Act.
Industry ? Authorized direct
loans by Federal Reserve Banks
and RFC to small businesses that
are unable to obtain bank credit.
Veterans ? Over the President's
veto, restored many reductions in
compensation; defeated bonus.
Philllpplne Islands ? Vote!
them Independence, effective after
10-12 year preparatory period.
Ask any man who has become
wealthy and he will tell you that
making money is not of prime
importance, but they all get that
way after they make It.
Washington. June 20. ? Reap
pointment of Frank R. McNinch
as chairman of the Federal Power
Commission is now an accom
plished fact. It was learned au
The new commission for Mr.
McNinch's first full flre-year term
beginning June 23 was made out 1
yesterday under direction of the
President and he is expected to
sign it before returning to Wash- ;
ington, if in fact he has not done
so already. i
Senator Josiah W. Bailey has
conducted a one-man fight against :
the reappointment of Chairman
McNinch. who was appointed to i
PRANK R. McNINCH
the commission by President Hoo- I
ver In December, 1?80, and ele
vated to the chairmanship by 1
President Hooserelt last July. '
Senator Bailey made a formal \
protest to . President Roosevelt
against the reappointment 'and
Invited his colleague, Senator ]
Robert R. Reynolds and all mem- ?
bers ot the North Carolina dole- '
gallon to Join him to protesting. 1
Benator Reynolds announced that '
he. would also write a letter, bnt
It was stated at hie office today
that he . left town for the Demo
cratic 8late convention at Ral- i
elgh wlthoift writing the letter, i
Farm Scenes from the Drought-Stricken West
WASHINGTON . . . From out of the mid- west comes photographs of
desolate wastes in the drought areas to supplement reports of the dire
need for relief and hurry the Federal Government in administering that
relief. Upper photo shows half starved cattle vainly seeking grazing
ground on a drought-stricken farm near Dallas, S. Da. . . . Center photo
shows a congressional delegation from drought 9tates leaving the White
llouse after eonfering with President Roosevelt. Left to right, Sen.
Arthur Capper and Hep. Kathryn McCarthy, Kansas, Sen. Joseph T.
Robinson, Ark., 8en. Lynn J. Frazier, N. Da., and Sen. John E. Erickson,
of Mont. . . . Bottom, a partly dust-buried farm house in 8outh Dakota as
a result of choking dust storms during recent weeks.
Dog Law and Dog
Chief of Police, C. E. Pace, has
asked The Franklin Times to no
tify the citizens of Louisburg, N.
C., that the Town Ordinance re
quiring the vaccination of all
dogs and the purchase of Dog
License Tags will be promptly and
strictly enforced beginning with
July 1, 1934.
More mad dogs hare endanger
ed the citizens of Raleigh and
Louisburg within the past few
months than ever before in the
history of these cities, and it is
positively necessary that this
menace be eliminated in Louis
burg. The Officers of the Law
urgently request that all owners
of dogs co-operate with the Po
lice by having their dogs vaecln
ated in compliance with the law.
All merchants will be expected
to pay their Town Privilege Li
cense Taxes on July 1, 1934.
Tuesday afternoon at 4:30
o'clock Little Miss Mary Nelson
Smithwick entertained a host of
friends at her home In honor of
her sixth birthday. As the guests
arrived they were served refresh
ing lemonade after which they
grouped themselves playing
games they enjoyed. After much
fun and play, they were asked
Into the dining room beautifully
decorated in yellow and green,
the hostess carrying out this
scheme by wearing a yellow or
gandy and the table centerpiece
being the birthday cake with
green and white icing bearing six
glowing yellow candles. With
the cake each was served with a
mickey mouse cup.
The hostess received many to
kens of greetings from her friends
who were present. Those present
were as follows:
Ben Beasley, Beth Beasley,
Fenner Splvey, Viola Alston. Jen
nie C. Alston, Cheatham Alston,
Jr., Jacqueline Word. John Per
ry, Kittle Jo Beasley. Mary Frnn
:es Boone. Grace Jean Boone. Sa
rah Hardwick. Bettie Marie Hard
wick. Talmadge Thomas, Jlmmle
King. Lena O. Standi. Julian
Lewis. Rachel Pace, Rich Malor.e,
Doris Beasley, Larry Lewis, Nancy
C. Griffin. Orover Harris, Sue
Hayes. Nick Perry, A. F. John
son, Jr., Florence Johnson. Mar
garet Johnson, Marion Grainger.
Alex Veasy, Evelyn Spencer, 8a
rah Atwood Freeman, Frankio
freeman, Kos Weaver. Ann Tur
ner, Frank Rose. Rachael Ann
Ralley, Jlmmle Ragland, Anna
Englar. Nicky Alston, Bettie Can^
nadv. Jlmmle Finch. Martha Ray
Matthews. Robert 8mlthwlck, Ev
elyn Smithwick. Dan Smithwick. |
Dllle Smithwick. Jr., Dayton H.'
Smithwick. Glenn Beasley, Bettie,
The fact that a woman will
turn a man's head Is the cause of
many an. automobile accident.
The ad of the Lou tribune
Theatre announcing the
showing of "Tarzan anil
His Mate" appearing on
Page 3 of this issue, through
a mistake, has the wrong
dates. The dates are cor
rected i|> the same ad ap
pearing on Page 4. The
correct dates are Thursday
and Friday, June 28th and
Little To Speak
Announcement is made in an
other column that Mr. J. C. Lit
tle present solicitor of the Sev
enth Judicial District, and a
candidate to succeed himself in
the run-olf primary to be held
on Saturday. June 23rd, 1934,
will speak to the voters of Frank
lin County in the Court House in
Louisburg on Saturday afternoon.
June 23rd, 1934, at 3:30 o'clock.
All are invited to hear Mr. Little.
ST PAUL'S EPISCOPAL
Sunday services at St. Paul's
Episcopal Church for June 24,
Sunday School and Bible Class
Morning Prayer and Sermon,
Y. P. S. L? at 7:30.
HON. JOHEFHUH DANISLH
Ambassador to Mexico, who re
viewed the soldiers at Forte
Bragg on Wednesday morning.
PLAYS AT LOCISBURC THEA
TRE, JUNE 28th-20th
Most Thrilling Film Hut's Ever
Been Made? A Thousand New
Breath Taking Thrills ? Dwarf
ing the Halr-Ralsers in "Tar
zan, the Ape Man."
Hundreds of wild beasts, in
cluding a herd of elephants, near
ly a "hundred lions, a rhinoceros,
(crocodiles, monkeys, gazelles,
wildebeeste, boa-constrictors and
many other rare Jungle specimens
are all in "Tarzan and His Mate"
which comes to the Loulsburg
Theatre, Thursday and Friday,
June 28th and 29th.
The exhilarating thrill of re
lief from the problems of dally
life is offered with a "punch" in
every minute of adventure in
"Tarzan and His Mate," new pic
ture of jungle hazards. Johnny
Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sul
livan are re-united in the new
Based upon the adventures of
the famous fictional character
created by Edgar Rice Burroughs,
the Btory has been developed to
pack even more human drama on
to the screen than did "Tarzan,
the Ape Man," the picture which
broke attendance records at the
atres in all parts of the country.
The new picture has animal
thrill scenes that leave an audi
ence gasping, including such
breath-taking action as a terrific
fight between Weissmuller and a
giant crocodile at a depth of more
than thirty feet under water. A
special camera compartment was
used that brings the spectacle to
within a few feet of the mad com
bat with perfect visibility.
Herds of elephants are Bhown
running amuck among hundreds
of natives on safari for ivory.
Nearly fifty lions are turned loose
among the players for a climax to
the picture that brings a tingling
scalp to every member of the au
A tender love story is woven
through the Jungle thrills provid
ing a concentration of sympathet
ic interest on Weissmuller and
Miss O'Sulllvan that makes each
one of their dangers seem vividly
real. Their action is carried on
from the first of the "Tarzan"
stories in sound with a second
safari of white men attempting
to take hundreds of pounds of
ivory from the sacred burial
ground of the elephants. The ef
forts of "Tarzan" to protect the
ivory and his final success leads
to a smashing climax.
NOTICE TO COTTON
FARMERS IN FRANK
County Agent E. J. Morgan
Btated to the Times this week
that "Practically all Producer'3
Copy of Cotton Contracts havj
been mailed to the producers this
week, along with card giving each
their allotted acres to plant this
year with yield per acre that can
be sold tax free this tall.
"Since the contracts were mail
ed out quite a number of people
have been in the office for infor
mation on how to tell what is
meant by the different figures on
"The only misleading thing
about the contract is line (t) on
the bottom of page 4. The
pounds listed at the end of this '
line does not mean the number
of pounds you can sell, this means
the number of pounds that you
will receive at least lc per pound
as parity next fall.
"If you will read on your
allotment card and see how
many acres you are allowed
to plant this year and then
multiply this by the yield per
acre allowed or approved on
the contract you will readily
see how many pounds you
can sell tax free this fall.
"If any person flnds an error '
in the contract please do not go
all over the neighborhood telling
how you have been done by Con
trol committees in the county,
but bring It immediately to the
office of your County Agent and
let some one In 4he office check It
over, and correct the error, as
this will have to be done and a
copy of the correction sent to
Washington, so you can be pro
"We regret that errors havo
been made but they Just can't be ,
helped and we are glad to correct
them when they are brought to
our attention." ?
^Tobacco farmers in Nash coun
ty have received more than $86,
000 in rental and equalization
checks. Fewer than 10 per cent
of the growers are expected to
Increase their acreage or pound
age as allowed under - the new