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THE COUNTY - THE STATE - THE UNION
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1'i-oiu Leaving LouNburg
Advertising In The TIMES
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Up Equipment ;
Mr. Stoddard, Expert Min-j
ing Engineer and Dr. Bry
son, State Geologist, Ad
vising, Oro Fena Amalga
. mation Co., of North Car
olina, in Establishing One
Of a Series of Demonstra
tion Plants in Louisourg
? Located in Howell Buil
ding South Main Street
The O'ro Fena Amalgamation |
Co., of North Carolina, under the
direct management and supervis- j
ion of Mr. H. \V. Stoddard, who
has been connected with tiie ac
tual mining operations on the Yu-I
kon, Alaska, in conjunction wiTh i
Dr. Bryson, .State Geologist, are]
equipping a plant in the J. S. ]
Howell store building on South
Main Street, for the recovery of j
fine gold fro pi Clay deposits. The !
method is known as the plastic
method and the plant is one of
the latest inventions of its kind
and is known as the Hurrp-Up
Method, made by tue Hurry -l'i)
Equipment Co. This plant is one
of a series to be placed in North
Carolina and is designated as
plant No! 1.
Mr. Stoddard says the plant will
save five tons of the precious me
tal from one hunrlred tons ol
The plant will be a custom
mill and will clean clay for any [
one actually owning Mie land in
sufficient quantities and advise!
with the owners what to do and j
Mr. Stoddard with his twenty
five year ' mining in the Yukon,
and life time mining experience
after having made several inspec
tion trips in Franklin County^
along with Dr. Bryson. is satisfied;
there is a lot of gold in Franklin
soil, and is preparing to demon
strate his conclusions to Franklin !
It is expected the plant will be
in readiness for operation by the
end of the present week.
If FranHljn County clays prove
to be as valuable as it is contem
plated this new process and its
results will prove one of the big
gest and best assets to the coun
Mr. William W. Neal wound up!
_ the year's gunning with an old \
fashioned quail dinner at his
home here Saturday evening The
appointment's of the, table were
beautifully expressed in spring
colors with calendulas, and dur
ing the course dinner cappiug
stories of hunting experiences
ranged from humiliation to
heroism in good humor.
The guests present were: I
Messrs. Paul Elam. Charles P.
Green, Lewis Word, William T. !
King, Hill Yarborougli. Tracy K.
Stockard. Weldon D. Egerton,
Julitis P. Tlmberlake Jr.. James
E. Malone, George W. Ford. Felix
iJ. Allen, Jr.. Clifford Hall, and
Leslie L. Allen.
LEM S. HAYES
Henderson. ? Funeral services
for Lem Samuel Hayes, 77, who
died Wednesday ati his home in
Hayesville Township, Franklin
County, will be held at New Beth
el Baptist Church in Franklin
County Thursday afternoon at 3
o'clock. Services will be conducted
*>y the pastor, John E. Ayseue,
assisted by the Rev. S, E. Madren.
Mr. Hayes was a well known >
farmer of Franklin Gounty. the
son of the lato Loin and Delhi
Ayscue Hayes. He had been ill
for tiwo days.
Surviving ave four daughters.
Mrs. C. F. Stoue, Mrs. O. W.
Renn, Mrs. J. H. Smith and Mrs.
R. A. Bartholomew, and five sons.
Lem Thomas. Henry S., Sidney G..
Otha L., and David Newell Hayes.
Program At The
The following is the program
at the Louisburg Theatre, begin- j
?ing Saturday, Feb. 26th:
Saturday ? Double Faature ?
Bob Steele in "Colorado Kid" and '
Preston Foster in "Double Dan-j
Sunday ? William Powell and
Annabella in "Baroness And The j
Monday-Tuesday ? Allan Jones, f
Judy Garland and Fanny Brice In
Wednesday ? Mary Aator and
Richard Arlen in "No Time TO
Thursday-Friday ? Ben Bernie,
Walter Wlnchell and Slmone
Simon in "Lore and Hisses."
COPLEY TO SPEAK
AT FARMERS MEETING, SATURDAY, FEB. 26TH
AT COURT HOUSE
Tito Franklin County Farm Bureau in cooperation
with the State Farm Bureau is sponsoring a Mass Meet
ing of tlie Tobacco Fanners, in this County Saturday
afternoon, February 2(ith, at 2:00 o'clock in the Court
House aj which time Congressman Harold L). Cooley and
Mr. K. Y. Floyd of the State Extension Service will ad
dress the farmers of Franklin and surrounding counties
on the 1!K?8 Agricultural Control Bill. Every farmer in
Franklin County is urged to be present to bear these two
^important speeches relating to the 19?>8 Program.
SOIL CONSERVATION. PROGRAM
On Saturday, March 5th, Mr. Murphy I j. Barnes,
Field Supervisor in Soil Conservation Work, will ad
dress the fanners of the Count}- and will give detailed
information on how the Program will function this yeai
in eaeb- county. Hope those attending meeting this
Saturday will remember to come for this second meet
ing 011 Saturday, March 5th, at 2:00 o'clock. This meet
ing will be held in tlie Assembly Room of the Agricul
- ? : , i
Franklin Recorders Court held,
and intere&ttng session Tuesday !
with quite a number of cases on
docket, which were disposed of as!
Grover Jeffreys was found
guilty of assault with deadly
weapon, discharged upon payment
of $5 fine and costs. Appeal.
Beatrice Jeffreys was found
guilty of assault with deadly
weapon, discharged upon payment
of $5 fine and costs. Appeal.
Bob Henley, charged with op
erating automobile intoxicated,
jury trial requested, case continu- 1
Dan Andrews was found not
guilt'yof reckless driving.
Walter Strickland, Otho Strick- j
land, found guilty of assault with
deadly weapon- and carrying con- 1
cealed weapons and given 3
months on roads each, as to Otho
judgment to be suspended upon
payment of $50 tine and costs.
Herman Moore was found not
guilty of assault with deadly wea
pon. . ,
Kaefield Wall was found " not
guilty of carrying concealed wea
pon. - '
Vester Ross and John Chappell!
assautt with deadly weapon.!
nolle pros with leave.
The following cases were con-!
B. C. Stallings. worthless check, i
W. H. Radford, resisting offi- 1
Dorsey Johnson, alias Dor^hy [
Davis, unlaws^! possession 1 of j
whiskey. ? [
Bryant Mart'in, unlawful pos-j
session .of whiskey.
Bryant Martin, operating auto-;,
P. S. Allen, assault and batterv.
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HOME MAKERS CLASS MEET
The Home Makers class of the
Louisburg Baptist Sunday School
met at the home of Mrs. N. C.
Mullen on Thursday ? night. Feb.;
17th. with Mrs. Mullen as hostess. \
After having transacted the 1
business of the meeting a most
enjoyable social hour followed. 1
About twenty-five participated In ,
games and contests.
After t'he social hour delicious ji
refreshments were served.
SUBSCRIBE* TODAY ! ' i
Not A Candidate
Mr. A. F. Johnson, Editor
I thank you for the kind rt
marks in your last issue of Th
TIMES. While I might like eve
so much to represent the 6th Dis
trlct in the State Senate and hav
t'he kindly assurance of the sur
port of many friends, I am sur
it would hot be wise for me t
undertake to do so at this time.
I am deeply appreciative fo
all the kind expressions.
D. T. SMITHWICK.
Jambes Post American Legion
of LouisbuEg received a certificat
for the most Distinguished Set
vice during the past year, 01
Wednesday of this week. This i
a beautifully engraved certificate
tastefully colored, and represent
quite a honorable atld worth;
recognition of the local Post.
It will be interesting to not
that the Jambes Post has the lar
geet percentage ql its possibl
membership of any Post in th
State, according to informatioi
given out by the State office.
The Post is quite active am
the boys all appreciate the ne^
During the past week Dr. W
C. Newton, who has been a mis
sionary to China Tor 35 years un
ier the Foreign Mission Board o
the Southern Baptist Convention
:ind who has recently returned t<
America, has been the inspira
tional speaker at the Churcl
School of Missions. This Sunda;
Dr. Newton will preach at 11:01
A. M. and 7:30 P. M. Sunda;
School will convene at 9:45 A
M. and the B. Y P. U. s at 6:31
I*. M. The public is cordially in
vited to attend the services o
public worship and hear Dr New
ton's inspiring messages. At th<
morning service an offering wil
be received for China Relief.
EdgecomBfc 4-H club member!
raised $48.65 for President Roose
velt'8 infantile paralysis func
through the sale of farm producti
donated by the members.
,1 MILLS P.T.A.
On February 17th P. T. Asso- I
I ciatious throughout the United
States celebrated the 41st Anni
j versary of the founding of I*. T. .
A. with fitting exercises and vol
; untary silver offerings to further
the work begun by the founders.
Tree-planting, to commemorate
the founding of P.T.A's; and a
favorite rite, was observed by
' many P.T.A 's on the 17th.
At the meeting of the Mills'
P.T.A. iu her opening address.
Mrs. Yarborough. the president,
briefly stated that Mie Mills P.T.A.
had often observed Founder's
Day with pageants and- plays and
with the history of National and
State P.T A-. honoring ua-mes of
pioneer organizers, and that it
liad also observed liee-planMng.-j
planting a while oak February
1935, and naming it "Mills Oak."
Mrs. Yarborough further ex
plained thijt. with t lie opportuui
, ty of WPA aid, Monday and Tues- j
day m Founders' Hay week, the i
school-ground committee, Mrs. C.
A. ltagland, chairman, 'planted
then, a native maple t-n-e atid
many shrubs, to commemorate
Founders' Pay of 1 ^ ! 8 , for .Mills
i nt* presiueyi (lieu - announced
t lie -program sub/eel for tlx- af
ternoon, "The March of Time."
which concerned the history of
Mills P.T.A. ami Mills School.
I Formal opening of the meeting
began with the assembly repeat
ing t'he P.T.A. Creed and ringing
"j "Anld Lang Syne". Jed by the
; girls of Mills High School Glee !
t The P.T. recital began wlthj
Mrs. A. B. Perry, 1st grade teach
er. reading room reports of Miss
es Smithwick and Winston and!
i Mrs. II. II. Perry, Mrs. Inscoe and'
Mrs. A. B. Perry: Mrs. Alice Uz-j
z'ell, 3rd grade, continued'reports '
with her own and those of Misses'
t l>avis. Johnson and Swindell and
Mrs. H. ,1. Lewis and Mrs. \V. I>.
Jackson; Miss Loulia Jttrniun con
cluded the room reports with hers
and those of Mr. Muggins. Miss
! St'oVille, Mrs. Bailey and Mrs.
; Dorey. The reports concerned j
I class-room equipment', which had
1 been obtained by the combined ,
i effort "grade-mothers, teachers j
grade-t&Udrenj- f 1 9 25-1 93 8 ) .
j Miss Katharine Bfifecis ivad a
: splendid report of (he accom
plishments of tile Home Kc. Dept.
j Following room representatives
splendid reports, the presidents
' of Mills P.T.A. told
elie history of the P.T.A. and its
I accomplishments. The first presi
. | dent, Supt. Edward L. Best.
1(1925-27) wrote a letter to the
? ! P.T.A. whicli was 'heard with
. j marked pleasure. He wrote it was
[very fitting that t'he Association
| pause and review some of its fine
- [accomplishments; renew faith in
its purpose and objectives, and
j pledge loyalty to its future. He
.. , expressed deepest appreciation of
; the fine and loyal cooperation t'hat
, i the P.T.A. of Louisburg gave him
' (during the two years of his iid
' ministration. He praised the As
sociation "as a great bulwark oi'
'strength," during. the worst years
? of the depression, in standing by
p and fighting for school legislation.
The President's recital contin
1 tied without stand reports by
? j presidents in turn, namely, Mrs.
. Maurice S. Clifton (1927-29).
e|Mrs. Arthur W. Person (1929-31).
_ ' Mrs. William B. Barrow (1931
[33), Mrs. Ben T. Holden (1933
(35), Mrs, Hugh H. Perry (resign
ed to teach). Mrs. John Y. Beas
ley (1936-37), Mrs. Richard F.
Yarborough (1937-39), Each one
began with hearty thanks for t>he
j cooperation of the P. T. Associa
lt The high lights of the adnilnis
g j trations (1925-37) named were
.. many; the most important, the
? | splendid monthly P.T.A. pro
grams, Child welfare for needy
scllool children (clothing, food,
books, hot lunches), the purchase
of the School Cafeteria from the
Women's Club and continuance of
it, the Mothers-Teachers study- j
group functioning, Red Cross
nurses course, Better Babies Con
test, summer round-ups of child- 1
ren about to enter school, clinics
" of many types, the improvement
j of school-grounds and play
v | ground, play-ground equipment,
j planting ot shrubs, gymnasium
'floor built, gymnasium equipment,
? ' the stage curtain, improved li
brary. standard curriculum-needs
supplied (maps, globes, books),
art exhibits, art-instruction, the,
addition of many beautiful fram-j
? ed pictures (copies of master-'
" j pieces) . music, school-legislation [
' I ( chiefost, passing the Resolution l
! for 8 months school and fighting j
? j for it. )
' I At the clcae of the P.T.A. Pres
idents recital, Supt. W R Mills
1 j spoke on the subject, "The March
' ' of Time in the School." His ad
dress carried large interest' and
v ! was "chock full of information."
? ' His inimitable humor spiced the
3 1 speech of facts and figures, to
J! the pleasure of all.
The assembly heafd, with sur
prise. statistics read by Mr. Mills.
When he began his teaching in
the old Academy in 1906, he en
rolled 240 pupils (with an aver
age attendance of 140). His tea
chers numbered five. To it's
credit, it was 9 months school. In
1905 there was 1 graduate, none
in 1907, tvfo in 1B08, one in 1910.
For the first' time. (In 1916) a
Lady For House
mrs. m:\ t. hoi.dk \
A woman of exceptional abili
ty. social, business and civic,
whose friends are anxious for her
work for Mie Democratic party to
four, year high school was estab
lished (with.no graduates!.
Mr. Mills olosed his address
with a full explanation of the pro
posed "twelfth grade for Mte
school." (to come up in next leg
islature) heartily endorsing it.
The president then called for a
discussion. Supt. W. (', Strowd
spoke, favoring it. and read a
strong endorsement from Mr. J.
Henry Highsmith. ( ICalelgh. Supt.
Pub. Instruction.) in a letter to
Mills P.T.A.. which ' expressed,
too, tile hope that the I.ouishurg
community might have a twelfth
grade for its boys and girls, there
by, equipping them more satisfac
torily for living happily and suc
cessfully as members of the com
munity. Mrs. Yarborough regret-;
ted that she had not received an
anticipated letter from Governor
j Clyde K. Hoey. (The letter re;
ceived zy first mail, the next day.
expressing His Excellency's de
light lu learning that Mie Mills
j P. T. Association was interested
! ill the matter of the 12th grade
I added to our State School system.
! He wrote, "It will gq a long way
| toward bridging the gap between
the high schools and the colleges,
; and will make more effective our
whole public school system.")
At the conclusion of the discus
sion, in meeting. Mrs. Robert W.
Smithwick, Chairman P.T-A. Leg
islative Committee, .made a mo
tion, that the Mills P.T.A. go on
record, approving Mie 12th grade
' added to -our State School system,
t Mrs. Alize Uzzell seconded the
motion, which was unanimously
carried. Mrs. Kdward Griffin. Vice
Chairman. Supt. W. R. Mills,
Supt, W. C. Strowd, Mr. W. A.
Huggins, Mrs. Alice J. Uzzell.
; Mrs. A. B. Perry, Mrs. Will Coop
j er, Mrs. Cheatham Alston. Mrs.
I Frank Rose, Misses Alberta Davis,
Gertrude Winston, Loulia Jar
j man, Katharine Rogers, with
Mrs. R. W. Smitliwick, chairman,
j from the Legislative Committee.
Mrs. Yarborough announced
that the next monthly meeting of
; the P.T.A. would be a night meet
l ing and a variety entertainment,
under' t'he supervision of Mrs.
James B. King and Mr. A. M.
Huggins. The president urged
all present to give advertisement
to it as well as to attend.
The entertainment, she said,
would be one of tun and frolic,
with some profit too. to the P.T.
A. objectives. Before adjournment
it was announced Mrs. A. B. Per
ry's grade won the attendance
ST. PAUL'S EPISCOPAL
t ?"? ""
Church School will meet at
9:45 a. m. The Adult Bible class
meets at the same time. Morning
Prayer and Sermon at 11:00 a.
m. The last in t?he aeries of qer
mong on "Christian Ideas and
Ideals" will be delivered this
The Young People's Service
League will" meet , at 6:30 p. m.
in the church, and Evening Pray- j
er and talk on Immortality comes j
at 7:30 p. m.
Ash Wednesday. March 2nd, 1
marks the first day of Lent. On J
this day there will be the follow- 1
inp: services held in St. Paul's
Church: the Litany, Penitential i
office and the Holy ? Communion j
with a short sermon. These ser- 1
vices will be conducted at 10:00
a. m. During Lent tltf* week day
"service will be as follows: Litany
and address Tuesday evenings at
7:45 and Eveninsong with ad
dress Fridays at 5:00 p. m. ?
Farmers in eleven communities
of Cumberland County had 278
horses and mule^ examined by
state and federal veterinarians at
clinics held by the county agent
last week. Many of the animals
V . X. KIM Kit, SIS.
Franklin's present efficient v\udi
tor. who will probably seek eHec-.
B. \. (I'irp) WILMAMSON, JK.
Who has entered the race for
Auditor for Franklin County and
is receiving strong support from
his many friends.
? The full schedule of services
will be as usual next Sunday with
the pastor preaching morning and
j evening. The sermon Sunday
1 morning will deal directly with
' the life of Jesus at the time of
'the Transfiguration, bringing out
1 especially the beneficial effects
which followed that expereince.
On next Tuesday, March 1.
there" is to be a great regional
rally in connection Willi the Al
dersgate Commemoration, al t lie
j Duke Memorial Church in Dur
ham. This begins at !?::'<) A. M.
and continues through a flight
session which is a great rally for
the youth of this section of the
State. During the morning and
afternoon there will be on the
program such leaders as Dr. G.
Ray Jordan, of Winston-Salem.
Bishop Edwin Holt Hughes of
Washington, I). C., and Miss Daisy
| Davies. of Atlanta. Georgia, who
is one of tike greatest women
speakers of the nation. A great
crowd is expected and admission
will be by ticket, which tickets
, may be had from "the pastor, Rev."
J. G. Phillips.
| On Monday and Tuesday of this,
week special addresses on the AI
fdersgate Commemoration were
J given in the local church by Dr. |
j J. W. Rustin. pastor of Mti. Ver
non Place' Church, Washington,]
D. C. This was especially for the 1
benefit of the Louisburg College)
students, but a considerable group ]
of the local citizens also enjoyed
these very able messages.
Mrs. Earle Murphy was hostess
to the members and guests of the
O'Henry Book Club Tuesday eve
The subject' of Study was Art.
Famous American Art collection's
was given by Miss Helen Smith
Miss Elizabeth Timberlake's i
paper on "Todays American Art- 1
ists" of note was read by Mrs. E. .
A delicious salad course with 1
coffee was served by Mrs. Murphy
and her sister. Miss Catherine
Macon, carrying out the Valen
tine idea and favors.
Those present t>o enjoy ?!
Murphy's hospitality were
Alberta Davis, Mrs. E. P. GriiV; i
Mrs. George Weaver, Mrs. C, !?'
Sykes. Mrs. George Davis, Mr
J. Morgan, Miss Helen Smithwh t
Miss Katherine Roger#, Mrs.
t. O'Nell and visitors, Mrs V. ?
Clifton, Mrs. R. W. Smit v'r> '
Mrs. J. L. Smith, and Mrs ...
mother of the hostess.
O'HEXRV BOOK C'LIB
Aldri-sgiite Commemoration On
Iii celebration of the Alders
gate Experience of John Wesley
in 1738. Dr. John Rustin spent
February 21 and 22 making ad
d resses and conducting conferen
ces on the campus of Louisburg
College. He is one of twenty
speakers selected by the General
Conference of Southern Method
ism to visit, eighty-five colleges
and universities in the South be
tween February 21 and April 1.
Dr. Rustin is pastor of tha
Mount Vernon Methodist ChurcU
in Washington, D. C. He is a
famous speaker in Southern Me
thodism. Through both his ad
dresses and his wonderful person
ality, it is believed that' much ?
spiritual inspiration has been de
posited on the campus.
The students and faculty re
gret very much that Dr. Rustin's
visit on the campus hud to be so
shorO. Quite a number of stud
ents have expressed a desire to
attend his church service in.
Washington sometime in the fu
ture if they find it possible to do
licpi't'sil1 ;i 1 ivt'x |o Go I'd
Again Louishurg College takes
her place among the colleges of
our state. This Sunday. Feb. 27,
t'he State Cabinet of the Younp
Women's and the YoHng Men's
Christian Association Conference
will meet at. Chapel Hill for its
second meeting of the year. \Ve
are very fortunate in being able
to attend this state conference,
at which Dr. Arl'liur Roper, a na
tionally known sociologist from
Atlanta, Georgia, will be the plat
form speaker. I)r. A. D. Bcitral,
Dean o? Guilford College, will al
so be one of the speakers. Tii?
theme of this meeting will be con
cerned with our race problem.
Those from Louisbttrg College
who will probably attend are:
Miss Bethany Von Canon, of West
End. N. C.: Miss .Jeaan Von Can
Ion, of West' End. X. C. ; Miss Fran
ces Person, of Louishurg, N. C.;
| Miss I,ois Lane, of Tyuer, N. C.;
j Miss Sarah Foutz. of Moybck. N.
jc.; Charles Williamson, of Wet
don. N". John L"e Edwards, of
j Stantonsburg. N. C.: Boyce Lea
Lagsiter, of Lumberton, N. C.;
Fred Price, of WhlUtkers. N. C.;
and VV. D. Caviness. of Siler City,
This conference only lasts ona
day. but much can be accomplish
ed in this time because of the well
1 chosen speakers and the timely;
topic for discussion.
At' the preliminary debating:
contest held Tuesday afternooti,
the debating team was elected;
This team will represent Louis
burg College at the Forensic De
bating Tournament to be held at
; Catawba College, March 4 and 5.
Those who were elected are Miss
Veta Epps. of Southern Pines, N.
C.; Miss Jean Von Canon, of West
End, N. C.; Claude Chaftin, ot
Sanford, N. C. : and ft. W. Rain
water. of Roberdell. N. C. The
alternates are Miss Martha Hen
derson. of Maysville, X. C.. and.
Robert Bame, of Carolina Beach,
| N. C.
At the Tournament. Miss Lil
lian#ohnson, of Holly Springs, N.
also represent Louisburg
in^ie Dramatic ReadKig Contest,
OKATH OF K. C. COLLINS
Mr. E. C. Colilns. 54 years of
i age. died suddenly at his home in
Cedar Itock township on Sunday
night. February 20th. The death
came as a shock to lih> family and
a large number of friends. He had
I been in bad health for the past
three years, but not confined.
He was a good and faithful hus
band and father and highly es
teemed In the neghborhood In
which he lived. His many friends
mourn their loss.
The funerbl services were held
from the home on Tuesday after
noon at 2:30 P. M. conducted by
his pastor, Rev. E. Y. Averltt, as
sisted by Rev. J. D. Simons, pas
tor of Louisburg Baptist Church,
Interment followed in the family
cemetery. Both services wera
largely attended by a number of
friends and relatives. The floral
tribute was especially beautiful.
Surviving are his wife, two
daughters, Sarah and Marie Col
lins. and one son, Billle Collins
of the homeplace. Three sisters.
Mrs. N. C. Rowlanfl, and Mrs. R.
H. Strickland, of Louisburg, and
Mrs. W. L. Wheless, of High
Point. Four brothers. H. C. Col
lins. Orris Collins, W. C. Collins
and J. E. W. Collins, all of Cedar
. Pallbearer# were as follows:
Garvis C-ollius. Garland Collins.
Bcnnie (Joilins. Herman Dlckene,
i Miies Terrell and Paul Lewi*
> itfciegs. Flower girls were nieces
?>.' the deceased.
Our hearts go out to the be-*
?ved family. ? A Friend.
\v H. McReill of Moore Conn
ty spirt h. v.-witvd at least $1,000
mnfi" for rh^'erope sold from tats
??>-. !=' -orison because of th?
jcir. cco that l.ad been built.