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OLINA KHI DAY, OCTOBEU 20, 1930
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AT CLOSE OF WEEK'S
Judge Frizelle Makes Splen
did Charge; Shearin Case
Expected To Be Begun
One Week's Term; Grand
Jury Finished Yesterday
The regular October term of
Franklin Superior Court convened
on Monday morning with Hon. J.
Paul Frizzelle. Judge presiding,
and Solicitor W. Y. Bickett, rep
resenting the State.
Upon calling the Jurors T. L.
Timberlake, W. R. Harris, W. C.
Perry, J. G. Andrews, W. K.
Phillips, W. L. Corden, Henry S.
Wiggins, J., B. ?Bunn, H. K. Pri
vett and E. R. Perry were select
ed as the new Grand Jurors to
serve with E. C. Pearce, J. R.
Terrell, Julian K. Weldon, Fore
man, I. T. Inscoe, Bruce Collins,
R. L. Goswlck, H. L. Griffin and
L. S. Timberlake, selected at the
February term. J. W. Baker hav
ing died since his selection in
February necessitated drawing a
tenth juror at this term.
Judge Frizzelle delivered a
very plain and impressive charge
to the jury. After referring to
the different classes of crime he
took occasion to impress upon
the jurors their duties and the
reason for them. He was partic
ular strong in calling attention
to their duty to And bills or not
against persons because of fear,
favor or otherwise. He referred
to the fact that he had heard of
cases where jitter Court the trans
actions lif the Grand Jury was
discussed and pointed out this
was strictly in violatiou of their
oath. In speaking of their du
ties to make investigations of
public interests he said every per
son will render better service If
his official conduct is under sur
veillance and adViSfld^ investiga
tion of the affairs of the County
with constructive suggestions.
Following the charge Solicitor
Bickett took up the docket in his
usual capable and efficient man
ner and secured the following
disposition of it: .?
J. O. Perry, assault on female
and abandonment and non-sup
port of his daughter and wife,
was found guilty.
James Paschal), seduction, the
defendant and Zelma Britt hav
ing married the defendant was
discharged upon payment of costs.
Irvln Gilliam plead guilty to
assault on a female, and was giv
en two years on roads, upon pay
ment of costs road sentence sus
pended for five years. Condition
ed upon the defendant being of
good behavior and abstain trop/i
the use of any alcoholic beverage
and shall appear at each >efm of
Criminal Court and show he haB
nbt violated the conditions of
Troy Kearney plead guilty to
breaking and entering and lar
ceny and receiving, and given
two years on roads, suspended
and placed on probation.
Ed Davis, alias James Klrby,
plead guilty to larceny of an au
tomobile and was given three
years on the road, to begin at ex
piration of 12 months sentence
from Recorder's Court.
Dallas Blount, manslaughter.
This case was held up on account
of the sickness of the wife of a
juror, but was again taken up
yesterday. The jury had not
rendered its verdict as we went
Ed Kannon, reckless driving,
was In process of CTfal as we went
This Is a one week term of
Court and will come, to an end
this week. ?-? *
It waa,expected to take up the
W. N. Snearln incest case yester
The grand jury expected to
complete Its work yesterday af
ST. PAUL'S EPISCOPAL
This will be the twentieth Sun
day after Trinity. There will be
the early celebration of the Holy
Communion at 8:00 A. M. Church
School will meet at 9:45 A. M.
The last in the series of sermons
on the general subject "The
Church" will be delivered this
Sunday. The special phase of this
subject will be "Life."
GOV. CLYDE II. HOKY
The Community' House in
Youngsville was formally dedica
ted by Governor Hoey at a dinner
meeting In the new Community
House WednesdEiy night.
The Community House was
sponsored by the Home Demon
stration Club of Youngsville and
built of graystone by local NYA
bojis under the direction of Mr.
Joe H. Alford, project foreman.
Mrs. E. M. Carter, president of
the Youngsville club presided.
Rev. E. M. Carter gave the invo
cation. During the course of the
evening several visitors and com
mittees were recognized: Mr.
Ivey Riddick and his mother, Mrs.
Lucy T. White, County NYA Su
pervisor, Mr. Alford, Project Di
rector, the ten NYA boys who
constructed the building, County
Commissioners, Town Commis
sioners, the building committee.
Mrs. Scarborough, chairman. Con
gressman Harold Cooley and Mrs.
Mr. John Lang. State Youth
Administrator, expressed appre
ciation to all who made the build
ing possible. The key to the
building was presented to Mayor
P. D. Croom by Hon. Charles P.
Green. Miss Martha Carter and
Fred Hart each rendered solos.
Miss Madge Hedrick gave several
piano selections. State! Senator W.
L. Lumpkin introduced Governor
Clyde R. Hoey. the speaker of the
Governor Hoey praised the
work of small communities for
their part in building the State,
a State that Is fairly evenly popu
lated. He also urged the people
to be appreciative of our country
rich in natural resources and to
put forth every effort to keep it
a peaceful nation.
On Sunday morning there was
no worship service at the Baptist
.Church. On Sunday evening Dr.
A. Paul Bagby spoke on "Young
People and Their Enemies." He
named thb ' following enemies:
death, Satan as a personality, sin
as the weapon of Satan against
persons, and self.
Sunday morning, October 22nd
at 11 o'clock, Dr?>H. A. Bagby
will preach. ' Sunday evening
there will be no service at out
church thus giving the members
an opportunity to attend the
Sunday School at 9:45 A. M
Baptist Training Union at 6 : 4 E
The members are urged to sup
port all services with their pres
ence, interest an3 efforts. All
visitors are welcome.
PROGRAM AT THE
The following is the program
at the Loulsburg Theatre begin
ning Saturday, Oct. 21st:
Saturday ? Double Feature ?
George O'Brien In "Timber Stam
pede" and Noah Beery, Jr. and
Robert Barrat In "Bad Lands.'
Also Chapter No. 1 of "Dlcl
Sunday ? Anne (Maisie) Soth
tern and Franchot Tone In "Fasi
Monday - Tuesday ? Oroucho
i Harpo and Chlco Marx, Florence
Rice and Kenny Baker In "The
Marx Bros, at the Circus."
Wednesday ? Walter Connollj
and Iris Meredith In "Those High
Thursday-Friday ? Tyrone Pow
er, Myrna Loy and George Brent
In "The Rains Ca,me."
Last Times Today ? Barbara
Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou and
William Holden In "Golden Boy."
MEETINGS TO ELECT
(By W. C. Boyce, County Agent)
The Comity Committee of
Franklin County has scheduled'
10 meetings in Franklin County
Friday night, October 27, at 7:3(h
o'clock for the purpose of nomi
nating and electing township
committeemen, alternates, and
delegates to the County Conven
tion to elect County Committee-,
| men. The Delegates, Coinniuni
I ty Committeemen, and Alternates
| will be elected by members pres
ent at these meetings. The vot
lug will be done on prepared bal
lot after nominees for each Of
fice have been made from the
floor. Any farmer otherwise elig
ible who agrees in writing that he
will participate in the 1940 Agri
cultural Conservation Program
will be eligible to serve as Com
.mitteeman or delegate regardless
of whether such producer quali
fied for 1939 Agricultural Conser
vation Payment and any produc
er who agrees in writing, that he
will participate in 1940 Agrieul-t
tural Conservation Program will
be eligible to vote.
The Chairman of the 1939
Township Committee will preside
over the meetings scheduled for
this purpose on Friday Night,1
October 27, at 7;30 o'clock as
j xiayesville Township . . .
| Gold Mine Township ...
i Sandy Creek Township .
| Cedar Rock Township . .
Cypress Creek Township
Dunn Township . . ?
Youngsville Township . .
Franklinton Township . .
j Louishurg Township . . .
Epsom School j
_ Raynor's Store 1
> . . . . . : . Gold Sand School !
...... Edward Best School
Old School Building
at Seven I'atlis
. .... Harris Graded School
. Youngsville High School
. . Franklinton High School
DUTIES OK TOWNSHIP AXI) ?
The duties of Committeemen '
are to determine (arm acreage al-r
iotment, normal yields, and soil
building goads; when applicable,
determine farm marketing quo
tas; assist in explaining to farm
ers the purposes and provisions
of the Program; and perform
such other dutfes as may be pre
scribed by Agricultural Adjust
Therefore, in order to adminis
ter the AAA Program more suc
cessfully, farmers should elect
(1) Men familiar with farm-1
ing conditions in the County and
; Community who are successful In
I their own farming operations;
(2) Men with ability to as
sist in educational work in con
i nection with the program, ex
plain to farmers its purposes and
aims, show how allotments and
yields are established, and point
out ways in which the provisions i
of the program can be best adap
ted to the needs of individual
(3) Men who will further the
objectives of the program through
the establishment of equitable al
lotments and yields, and proper
soil-bu ilding goals, that will re
flect painstaking and Impartial
consideration of all facts pertain
ing to the establishment of such
allotments, yields, and goals;
(4) Men who can keep them
selves informed on the program
generally and capable of develop
ing suggestions by farmers for Its
The duties of the Community
delegate will be to attend the
County Convention with delegates
elected by other Townships. Af
ter the County Committee and
Alternates have been elected del
egates if desired and either dele
gate, Township Committeeman,
or an eligible farmer may be elec
ted as member of the County
| Committee. However, should a
, member of the Township Com
' mlttee be elected a member of
the County Committee, he can no
longer serve as member of the
' Township Committee but the first
alternate will be moved up to ,
' complete the Township Commit
LOCATES AT LOUISBCRG ,
Dr. and Mrs. W. R. Hartness,
of Sanford, N. C.. have arrived In
Louisburg, and have taken the!
| Harrison - residence on North
Main Street. Dr. Hartness comes
i from one ot Lee County's most
- prominent families. He is a young
man of fine character and highly
. recommended as a well trained
? experienced physician. We are
1 glad to welcome Dr. and Mrs.
' Hartness to Loulsburg and hope
c for him much success. Dr. Hart
ness will be associated with Dr.
. j H. O. Perry. ' \
t, ? .
i ANOTHER VICTORY FOR
EDWARD REST GIRLS
1 On last Wednesday; the Ed-;
ward Best girls won the first
r round of the soft-ball tournament
i by defeating the Epsom girls by
a score of 19-13.
Leading the attack for the Ed
ward Besters were Annie Laurie
Coppedge and Vivian Mae Wells
with five and four runs respec
Smith featured for Epsom wKh
| her all around pUying.
KliKillULITY TO SKKVK AS
COMMUNITY OR COUNTY
^Franklin County has been des
ignated by the State Committee
as having above 25% of farmers
producing flue-cured tobacco In
1939. Therefore, for this County
any farmer otherwise eligible who,
agrees in writing that he will par
ticipate in 1940 Agricultural Coll- j
servatlon Program will be eligiMr
to serve as Community of Couuty
Committeeman, or delegate re
gardless of whether such fanner1
qualified for 1939 Agricultural
Conservation Payment. Also by
signing this agreement, lie will be
eligible to vote for his choice as
Committeeman ?nd delegate in a
meeting scheduled 111 the Town
ship for Friday night. October 27.
at 7:30 o'clock.
The statement above says that
a person must be otherwise elig
ible. To 'be otherwise eligible to
serve as Committeeman, the far
mer must possess the following
1. Is engaged in farming and
derives a substantial part of his
income directly from farming;
2. Is a resident of the commu
3. Is not holding any Federal,
State, or major county office filled
by an election held pursuant to
law, or is not or has not been
during the current year a candi
date for any such office;
4. Is not and has not been dur
ing the current year an officer or
employee of any political party or
5. Has not been removed for
cause from office as committee
man, delegate, alternate, officer,
or employee of any association or
like organization, or from public
office, or convicted of any fraud,
larceny, embezzlement, or felony,
unless such disqualification has
been waived for good causes
shown by the Agricultural Ad
justment Administration; and.
6. Is not a member of the
State Agricultural Conservation
Producers meeting these qual
ifications, if elected, will be elig
ible to serve as delegate to the
County Convention, member of
Township Committee, or member
of County Committee. The Coun
ty Committee will be elected by
the Delegates representing each
Township at a Meeting of all del
egates in Louisburg on Monday
following the election at 2:00 P.
RENEVI YOUR SUBSCRIPTION!
Chief of Police C. E. Par?
rpqumlK the TIMES to Mk the
people of rouisburg to leave
their can at home and others
to observe the parking regula
tions. That these regulations
were not enforced during the
time the Market wan closed, but
now that it has opened again
they will be enforced. He is
giving this notice so that yon
will understand And not be
caught for violation of the
new parking laws. If you will
cooperate with the Police De
partment you will have plenty
room to drive and a much
safer passage ?) rough' oar
streets. ? > . ? V
Capt. Chas. P. Green, of Bat-i
tery B. 113th Field Artillery, an-;
nounced Wednesday that he had [
received orders to increase the |
strength of the Battery from its
?peace time number of 64 to 80.
Of this number he has already
enlisted up to 77 through a selec-j
live method and expects to com- 1
plete the, required number in. a !
He also informs the TIMES
that the Battery has increased its
drills 1,0 two a week beginning
Oct, ober , 15th. and will hold drills
this week on Thursday "and Fri
day nights., and on Monday and
Thursday nights of next week, j
The regular schedule ^for future!
drills will be worked out and an
nounced later. In addition to the
extra drills he contemplates sev- '
eral week-end maneuvers, but
these will not exceed one a month.
The increased personnel, he
explained would cause an increase
of Sergeants iffid Corporals and
first class privates and would
likely involve, a number of pro-1
Battery B is one of the brag
Batteries of the National Guard
and is making its reputation bas
ed upon efficient, capable and in-'1
terested leadership and hard work
by an exceptionally high class per- 1
The Battery is contemplating 1
with much enthusiasm its remov-|
al to the new armory, which is
going forward to an early cora-i1
bacco Market !
Quite a bit; lot of tobacco was
sold on the Louisburg market the
past week at very low prices, but;'
possibly consistent with "the ex- 1
Reports Indicate the damaged
tobacco* resulting ftoiu having i
i been "w* "ked up" so long is f ist
disappearing and the buyers are
buying with increased confidence.
Bring your tobacco to Louis- j
burg where unparalled friendship
| and courtesy, and as good prices
as anywhere await you.
Killed In Auto
Mr. Ruffiti Hunt, seventeen
i years old son of Mr. and Mrs.
Anderson Hunt, of near Ingleslde,
was iiiHtagtiy killed, and Mr. Joe
Wright suffered a broken arm on
Sunday night, when the car in
which they were riding and which',
was being driven by Mr. Paul
Edwards^ overturned. Hunt was
caught beneath the car and crush
j ed. The car was a model T. Ford
and the accident was caused, so
we are informed, by one of the
l front wheels collapsing. Corner
j K. A. Bobbitt visited the wreck
! and pronounced it accidental.
Hunt is survived by his parents
I and tWo sisters Mrs. J. W, Smith,
j Miss Mary Louise Hunt, and two
brothers, Charles Hunt and an
The funeral services were held
from Corinth Baptist Church on
l Monday afternoon at 3. o'clock,
conducted by Rev. H. H. Barnette,
and Interment was made in the
Hunt family burying ground near
The pallbearers were Durwood
Collins, J. Z. Terrell, Clyde Ed
wards, Paul Edwards, Walter Deb
1 nam and R. C. Edwards,
Quite a number attended both
services aiid the floral tribute was
[ especially large and pretty.
Injured In' Auto
Mr. Howard Hancock, photog
rapher for the Roanoke Rapids
Herald, received a lacerated head,
face and left hand, and slight con
cussion when his car overturned
on the Franklinton highway just
beyond the railroad crossing >
south of Loulsburg Sunday night.
First aid was given him at Dr. H.
G. Perry's office and he was taken i
to Roanoke Rapids hospital.
! A ft P STORES OPEN HERE
The Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co.,
has leased the new store roOm on j
I Nash Street next to the Loulsburg
j Theatre and are now preparing It I
| for the opening of a nice stock of
j groceries and meats some time
next week. Watch for their an- !
i FOR FIRST CLASS PRINTING
PHONE 988-1 ?
HON. J. M. BROl'GHTON
J. M. Broughton
Hon. J. M. Broughton. of Ral
eigh, was the guest speaker at a
meeting of the Louisburg Cham
ber of Commerce held at the
Franklin Hotel on Thursday
night of last week. The occas
ion was observed as Ladies Night
and was largely attended. Mr.
Broughton made a strong and in
teresting speech which was great
ly enjoyed by those present.
The meeting was recorded as
an enthusiastic success.
The Revival continues at the
Louisburg Methodist Church.
The last of the down-town ser
vices will be hold at the Court
House Friday morning (today)
at 8:30. Dr." J. C. Glenn, of
Raleighi will speak at that time.
Dr. Olenn also is preaching each
evening at 7:30 at the church.
A special invitation Is extended
to those who have not yet been
present. Don't miss these last
Owen Bragg was seriously if
not fatally injured III an automo
bile accident at Franklintoi* ?
7:59 Sunday night when his car
traveling at a high rate of speed
crossed into another car on the
western outskirts of Franklinton
on Route 56. He received a lac
erated arm. had cut on right side
of Ills head and a fractured skull.
Last reports say he was still un
Jl'IMJK SINrMll! WKD
IN VIRGINIA CEREMONY
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Jones
Parhani, of Louisburg. announce
the marriage of I heir daughter.
Anna Fuller, to Superior Court
Judge Nell Angus Sinclair, of
Fayettevllle, In Boydton, Va.,
Octolior 17. at the Episcopal rec
tory. The couple are residing at
the Sir Walter Hotel in Raleigh,
where Judge Sinclair is conduct
ing a term of Superior Court.
A University of North Carolina
graduate, Judge Sinclair served
as solicitor for tho district em
bracing Robeson, Cumberland.
Bladen and several other eastern
counties and then served for near
ly 20 years on the Superior Court
bench. He retired to the ranks of
emergency judges at the time ol
the last election.
THK I/OUISBURG CIRCUIT
.The Loulsburg Circuit, Methc
dlst Episcopal Church, South,
Rev. Marcus H. Bloodworth, pas
tor, makes the following an
Fourth Quarterly Conference
The Fourth Quarterly Confer
ence will be held at Piney Orovt
Church, Sunday afternoon, at S
o'clock. All official members o!
the Circuit are notified to be pres
ent. All people are invited,
Preaching will be held at Shllot
Church. Sunday morning at 11
o'clock. A cordial welcome^ li
extended to all frlenda of th<
church. Visitors are also invit
ed to the Sunday School at 10
EDWARD BEST BOYS WIN
The Edward Best High School
boys advanced the first round lr
the soft-ball tournament by de
feating Epsom in a nip and tuck
battle by a score of 3-2.
The fielding of Williams and
the pitching of Wells of Edward
Best featured the fine brand of
ball played by both tea
RENEW YOUR 8UB8C1I
WAR IN EUROPE
| London. Oct. 18. ? British and
German planes battled again to
day over the British naval base at
Scapa Flow&hile Prime Minister
Neville Chamberlain, facing at
tacks in Parliament for his con
duct of the war, warned that the
British Isles must prepare to beat
off big-scale air attacks.
The Air Ministry announced
that "enemy aircraft apparently
on reconnaissance" approached
Scapa Flow from the direction of
Kirkwall and Duncansby Head,
South of the wartime rendezvous
of the British fleet.
The German planes, sighted
over Caithness, were engaged in
battle by British defense planes
over the sea off Duncansby Head.
The people of Wick, on the
Scottish mainland coast, heard
two flights of German planes over
Pentland Firth water during ^ha
morning and watched anti-alr
craft guns hammer away at tha
The NazPplanes flew off to the
! east, but returned and appeared
over Scapa Ffpw.
The Germans dropped no bombs
and made nf> effort apparently to
repeat yesterday's attacks by threa
I waves of bombers which dive
bombed British warships lying at
anchor, damaging the battleship
Berlin, Oct. 18. ? Commander
I Guenther Prien, the man whi?
squirmed through a British mina
i field at Scapa Flow with a sub
! marine and sank the battleship
Royal Oak, was a hero today as
Berlin celebrated his doughty ex-'
The 31-year-old submarine com
mander received from Adolf Hit
ler Germany's highest war decor
I ation the Grand Cross of the Iron
Cross. The 30-odd members of his
crew, who yesterday were present
ed Iron Crosses by Grand Admiral
Erich Kaeder. saw the ceremony
in the Fuehrer's private study.
At a press conference in the
Propaganda Ministry, where ho
; met forlegn correspondents, Prien
told of his raid last Saturday and
asserted "it was all over in 30 .
?\\e set off two torpedoes, he
! related. "The Hoyal Oak disap
peared aud the Repulse listed
i (The British repeatedly have
^denied that the Repulse, a battle
cruiser, was damaged.)
Prien stuck steadfastly to the
Qerman contention that the Re
pulse was damaged seriously. He
saw it all, the submarine com
mander said, through his peris
cope before he headed (for tha
open sea, successfully making a
second perilous journey through
the mine fields.
The Repulse story was em
phasized by the Reich's press
chief, Otto Dietrich, who told cor
respondents: "Here's a man who"
can prove that Churchill (British
First Lord of the Admiralty) ts
withholding some of the truth."
J Paris. Oct. 18. ? German patrols
probed the French lines between
the Moselle and the Saar rivers
today, heightening Allied Anticip
ation of another German on
slaught somewhere along tha
j front where two German drives
on Monday forced the French back
I to their own frontier.
The Allies shifted their reserves
' and massed artillery to break up
the assault It it should come.
. Front line tension was particular
ly keen because the Oermans had
massed 800,000 troops in their
front-line trenches on the narrow
I 90-mile sector from the Moselle to
, the Rhine.
French war communique No.
.90 tonight reported the general
. front was unchanged, but that
there was "great activity of re
' connalssance elements, especially
. between the Moselle and the Saar.
. ' Bad weather prevailed on tha
; entire Western Front, where con
r dltlons could not be worse for of
. tensive operations. Tha Germans
were obliged to use railroads tor
massing reinforcements, with tha
result that all lines of communic
ation were clogged throughout tha
day. Rain and tog kept Allied
planes grounded. j
French artillery whipped tha
German front-line positions aud
roads and raHroads with shrapnel
to hamper the concentration.
The rains increased the Rhina
I flood and forced evacuation of
i several Siegfried Line blockhouses
. opr?Mte Strasbourg. They also
ijcnased the Moselle to rise to a
. level eleven feet above last week's.
. The Biles and other small Streams
' flowing luto the Saar River were
I I flooded and the terrain, badly
i pocked by artillery in Monday's
(Continued on Page Jight)