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The Journal-patriot. (North Wilkesboro, N.C.) 1932-current, May 15, 1933, Image 1

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i *i&r thB iMUMl^PMflOt 6w ilMsd tiM tndl at pro- CVpH la the **Stete of VlUns” For S8 Teere. ■ VMiJilt I. •' » ‘■¥1 /p* 1;'^"*^ 7 1^ ead aqiure end'all, tUe ji J§ dedicated to (be prp>] aiieee of WUkea xxvn, NO. 49 Published Mondbyt and Thursdays = V B^er Times Are Seen By Fu^t of mSei Observance of “Clean-Up Week” Began Today Coming, R. G. Finley Makes Predic-, tion In Address Before Local Lions Club ' MRS. ABSHER ENDORSED Is Nominating 'Committee Nhmed For Election At i First June Meeting A prediction that business will All this week is being ob served iu North Wilkesboro as “t'lean-l'p Week.” Mayor J, A. Rousseau In a proclamation issued a week ago called upon the citizens to join In making the city more attractive by cleaning up and getting rid of rubbisli and waste. During the week town (rucks will gather up waste left in the alleys and a special effort for a cleaner and more attractive city Mi reaiuested. School Term of Nine Months 1$ Given Approval Poppy Day Proclamation Final Passage of Measure To day Will End Session of Legislature SUPPLEMENT ALLOWED V w be booming by the first of Sep tember was made by R. G. Pinley, prominent local business man, in an address before the Lions club Thursday evening. The prediction followed a dis cussion of the action of the Uni ted States in going off the gold standard. During the course of his address, Mr. Finley talked at length on the five points in the inflation bill spt«isored by Presi dent Roosevelt. The meeting was held at Hotel Wilkes. Watson Brame and Henry Moore were in charge of the program. Other features of t!ie program included four numbers by mem bers ol'the high school glee cliili under the direction of Miss Ellen Robinson. These incUifiecl a vocal solo by Julian Grissom, a violin solo by Grace Grissom, a piano solo by Rebecca Brame and a vocal trio by Vonnie \alentine, Rebecca Bram,' ami Virginia Har ris. Ail the numbers were given in a very pleasing manner. A nominating committee was named to name caiulidates (or the annual election of officers which taktc "place the first meeting in June. Tlie committee is compos ed of Dr. J. II. Mc.Veill. Attorney Buford T. Henderson and Henry Moore. Lion Ivey Moore gave a report ofAhe regional meeting which w& held in Mooresvillo bn Tlinrs- day evening. May 4. The club gave unanimons en dorsement of Mrs. W. K. .-tti- sher's candidacy for president of the North Carolina ileparlment ofc the American Legion Auxili- ary. indorsement was also given to ■‘Poppy Day” which will be held on Saturday. May 27, by the Legion Auxiliary. Guests of the club were Dr. H. P. Elasom, of State Sanitarium, who was here in the T. B. clinic last week, W. J. .Allen. Spencer Richardson and Ed .Allen. Rev. J.M. Hayes to Leave Lexington School Population of One Thousand Is Necessary For Supplement Raleigh, May 12.—The legis lature today agreed to allow a nine months school term—In Wilkes Man Accepts Call To Church at Beckley, West Virginia Lexington.,May 11.—Rev. Jas. I M. Hayes, popular pastor of the j First Baptist church here for the I past five and a half years, last night submitted his formal resig nation to the local congregation and announced that he had ac cepted a call to the Baptist church of Itecktey, \V. Va., which ex- ' tended him a call three weeks | ago. Mr. Hayes expects to occn-1 py the Beckley pulpit on the first j Sunday in June. , j The Berkley church, only Bap tist cliurch in that city of about ! Iti.uipo, including suhnrhs, has an enrolled membershii) of about ' l.r.'tm and owns a chnrcli plant valued three yeius ago at $250.-' Olio. I Mr. Hayes, a native of Wilkes ^ connty and broSlier of Feileral Judge Johnson J. Hayes, gradu ated at AVake Forest, practiced law for a few months and enter ed the ministry 10 years a.go. He was for tliree and a half years pastor of the Elkin church hV- (ore coming here. Mrs. C. F. Brethol Is Farm Club Speaker Pores Knob I.ady Speak.s To Large Audience At Dennyville Franklin Circle To Meet Tuesday Night The Franklin Circle of the Methodist church will meet with fiilrs. A. W. Horton tomorrow (Tuesday) evening at 8 o'clock. Members are requested to be present. Mrs. C. F. Brethol. of Pore.s , Knob, delivered a splendid ad dress at a meeting of the Farm ^Improvement club at Dennyville I last Wednesday evening. .A crowd j which filled the schcolhouse to I capacity heard tue address. ' Contrasting city life with rural ilifp. Mrs. Brethol told the raem- I hers of the farm club that they I were in many wa.vs fortunate. I Mrs. Brethol is a former resident of Now York city, but has made ^ her home at I’ores Knob for a i number of years. Mrs. Brethol advised her au dience to make the best of what they liave and be content. ! County Agent A. G. Hendren attended tlie meeting. I solvent counties and towns wher® ' the voters approve and paved the j way for the end of the session j Monday. Both houses adopted the con ferees’ report on the school ma chinery bill, the final obstacle In ✓ way of sine die adjournment, this afternoon. The house, which won most of the points at Issue, ap proved the compromise with a roar of "ayes.” That vote was al most the last important one on its calendar. Rut over in the .senate, where the report was adopted 27 to 14 it must he re-adopted Monday. As the report allows certain le vies the senate originally disap proved. the report is a three-day proposition there. The coinproniisp. which Is al-1 mo.st certain to become the school i law for the next two years, in-; eludes tlie folhr.ving major pro-1 visior.-s: ! (tt \ statewide eight months! school term to cost $ 1 fi.OOU.OOtt. j ( 2) All special and charter j school districts are abolished and 1 the schools are divided into coun ty ami town units, the latter be-] ing required to have 1,000 stn-1 dents. Cl) In counties or in town units with a school population of 1.000 cliildren or over, the state standard may be supplemented and the state term increased one month if the imople vote to do it and the state and local school authorities approve. (4) The fiscal affairs of the schools are to be in the hands of a state school commission coni- po.sed of the state superinten dent of education and 11 citizens, appointed one from each addi tional district. (.5) Rural units other than counties may not supplement the state school term or standard, except that those schools now levying a special tax for voca tional instruction may continue to do so. ((Jl Rural school authoritieB. with the approval of the state, Commission, may increase schools hours or run a six-day school week in order to do eight months work in six. riaturday, May 27, was de.>bniated as “Poppy Day*’ In North WllkMboro- In a procla mation issued today by Mayor J. A. Rousseau. The procla mation calls upon all citizens of the city to observe the day by wearing the American IvCgion and American Legion Auxiliary poppy in memory of the AVorld war dead. The proc lamation stated: “AVhereas, In the great crisis of the World war the young men of North Wilkes boro offered their services to our country with an exalted spliit of patriotism, nninbers of them sacrificed their lives in that service; “And, whereas, the same ex alted spirit of patriotism is needel today for the service of our country in its peace time difflculties; “Therefore, I, .J. A. Rons- seau, mayor of the city of North Wilkeslwro, urge all citizens to recall the spirit of these gallant dead and. renew the memory of their high pat riotic service by wearing of the Ainerienii I.iegion and Amerieiiii la'gioii Auxiliary memorial poppy on .Saturday, May 27tli. “To that purpose, I do hereby proclaim Saturday, May 27, I’opp.v Day in the city of .North Wilkesboro, N. C. “,l. .\. ROUSSEAU, Mayor.” Purlear Boy ls '• KiUed'AsMule Fell On Friday MOFFEDEI&a.CI)(IIITNOV. , IN SESSION AT COORTHOflSE R. M. Church, Jr., Age 10, Fatally Inured About 4 P. M. Friday Kainef Kidd BODY OF BOY CRUSHED He Was Riding Home From Trip; Mule Stumbled and FeU On Him WAGE INCREASE LOCAL TANNERY Five Per Cent Increase Will Become Effective Here Tomorrow Notice lias just been receiv- c‘(i here by officials of the North Wilkesboro tannerj' of the Internntiopal Shoe com pany (hat effective tomorrow (Tue.sday) there will lie a wage inerejise of five per rent. Tlic inerea.se the wages is effective in all plants and units of the International Shoe company, employees of (he tannery hert- sharing in U. Tlie news Is partieularly gratifying and iniliealcs an upward trend in business generally. Minstrel To Be Given Thursday .^Three Hundred School Children Were Exammed During April By The County Health Department Aged Resident of Buck Died Sunday Wilkesboro Group to Present Minstrel Show On City At 8 P. M. R. M. Church, Jr., ten-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Church, of Purelar, was fatally injured Friday afternoon about 4 o'clock when the mule on which he was riding stumbled and fell, pinning him beneath the hwvy animal. His body and head was badly crushed and death came at the Wilkes hospital here at 8:46 Fri day evening- The accident occurred near New Hope Baptist church. The boy and has 15-year-old brother, Hunter, were returning from a visit to their grrandfather, who lives about three miles away, and were with in a few hundred yards of their home. Hunter, who was riding another mule, was near the young er brother when the mule fell. The child was born December 26, 1922. The funeral service was con ducted in the presence of an im mense concourse of people Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock at New Hope Baptist church with Rev. Finley C- Watts and Rev. Avery M- Church in charge. Interment took place in the church cemetery. Besides his father and mother, surviving are .six brothers, Gwyn, Russell, Clyde, Wake, Ray and Hunter, and one sister, Pauline. Seymour Taylor Kiwanis Speaker Judge Johnson J. Hayes Presiding; Many bi Attendance 65 CASES ON THE DOCKET. District Attorney and His As* sistants Arrive To Be gin Work A term of federal court con vened at the county courthoiue I Announcement of the engage ment of Dorothea von Salvlati to the eldest son of the former Crown Prince Wilhelm of Ger many brought forth a protest of displeasure from the former Kaiser at Doom. in Wilkesboro this diornlng with Judge Johnson J. Hayes, of Greensboro, presiding. The court was moved from the federal building to the connty court room to accommodate the large crowd which was present. Approximately 65 cases are on the docket for trial, but the docket is expected to be much larger by reason of the work of the grand Jury. In aittendance from the fed eral building in Greensboro are District Attorney J. R. McCrary, Assistant District Attorneys Jo seph T. Allen, Thomas C. Carter and Miss Edith Haworth. Miss Ruth Robbins, of the district at torney’s office. R. L. Blaylock, clerk of court. Deputy Marshal B. Frank Millikan and Miss Ad- die Morris, of the marshal's of fice. Many witnesses from Ashe, Al- leghany and Watauga are In Smathers, pastor of! Wilkesboro today attending the M. T. Smathers To Preach Here Pbrmer Pastor Will Occupy Methodist Church Pulpit Sunday Morning Martin CaudiSl Died On Friday C. Wright Had Charge of Program; Meeting Well Attended Rev. Seymour Taylor, pastor of Wilkesboro Methodist church, delivered the address at the regu lar weekly luncheon meeting of the Kiwanis club Friday at Hotel Wilkes. Speaking on the subject. “’I'he Negative Type of Living,” the Wilkesboro minister contrasted a negative life with a positive life. He pointed out that there are people who live in the past, standing upon the achievements and name of their ancestors. There are still others, he said, who live in the future, always telling of what they plan and hope to do. Both are negative Rev. M. T, t h e Broad Street Methodist' court, church, Statesville, and a former pastor of the local churclj will be the preacher at the morning service next Sunday in the North Wilkesboro Methodist church. This announcement will be of in-1 terest throughout the city as Mr. , Smathers was a very popular! Grove Citizen on Sutur- pastor while here. | Rev. J. H. Armbnist, the pre.s-' ent pastor, will be at Mountain Park Institute at that time de livering the baccalaureate serm on. Funeral Held For Walnut day Afternoon Martin Caudill, well known citi zen of Walnut Grove township, was claimed by death Friday and the funeral service was conducted from Walnut Grove church Satur- Mr. Smathers will be happy to j jay afternoon at 2 o’clock with see his former parishioners and I Rev. T. E. Blevins in charge. Mr. friends at the service next Sun day morning. Penney Manager Back Home From Convention Wade H. Clark, manager of the local J. C. Penney Company store, returned Friday night from Charlotte where he had 'been attending a convention of Penney store managers, and buy ing fall merchandise for his store. While in Charlotte .Mr. Clark Caudill was 59 years of age. The following children survive: Faraon, Harrison, Marvin, John. Clarence and Troy Caudill: Mrs. Edna Brooks, Mrs. Bessie Hart, Mrs. Fifie Pruitt and Alice Can- dill. Revival Begins Series of Services Opened Night At Hinshaw Last A series of revival services at was in contact with officials of j Hin.shaw Street Baptist church Mrs. Mary Jane Foster, Age 93, Buried Today At Pil grim Church types. The positive type, he said. The Athletic Association (rf the those who do things and do them now. The address was heard with much interest. The speaker was iintrodueed by Prof. C. C. Wright, county superintendent of schools, was program chairman tor ,the day. The ‘‘good news” of- the day Monthly Report of Dr. A. J. Eller Showed Much Work Graeber Coming Was Done j K\f*nsion FoiNvster To fiOok Over: Demonstrations Three hundred sehoo' children j ' were examined by Dr. A. J. Eller, ! Graeber. extension for- | 4 >7..- t pstpf of State oolleRe. will be in* county health ofneer. and Mrs. 1 county health ofneer. and Mrs. ! ^ ^ * u i I ^ ^ VI 4. the oountv tomorrow to cheek up fiertha Bell, county health nurse. ' v.. • j ^ * r\»i fr\v.iiof thinnintr ri «m rtnet ra f In no . , . ion forest thinnin.g demonstrations I during the month of April. , ‘ TCI 'on the farms of J. M. German at i The monthly report of Dr. El-1 r. v, „ ^ . ,1. » Boon'er and Bob Byrd of near ■hows that the department; « . » , ^ - ■ .Roaring River. County Agent I .A. G. Hendren received notice of' his intended visit several days ] ago. very active during the month Ha looking after the healtn of jtlie people. 'Tlie following is taken from Dr. jler’s report: i^’The activitie.s for this month ^g^clally for the first half was [pent In taking care of the coun- f Indigent cases of sickness over he connty as well as the Jail, he connty home and tuberculos- hut Mrs. Mary Jane Fo.ster. of Buck, one of the oldest residents of the county, was claimed by death Sunday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock. She was born December 10. 1.838. being 93 years, 5 months and 4 days of age. The funeral service was con ducted to’day 'Monday afternoon at 2:30 at Pilgrihi Baptist church with Rev. I. C. Woodruff in charge. The service was .largely attended. One dau.ghter. Mrs. Myra Jane Church, of Congo, and one son. T. A. Gregory Dies I 1 3. P. Foster, of Buck, survive. city schools will sponsor the ap pearance of the Wilkesboro mins trel shew in the school auditorium Thursday evening at 8-o’clock. “.Scufhe Town Ebony Review.” is the titl'’ of the minstrel and has j 24 members in the ca.st. It is the same minstrel which was present ed so successfully at Wilkeftboro a short time ago- String music, tap dancing and other features are offered as add ed attractions. cl part of the proceeds will go to the ' local athletic association and a part will go to the Wilkes boro school physical education building fund. At the time the minctrel was given in Wilkesboro, those who saw it were high in their praise of the performance and a large crowd is expected for the show Thurs day evening. the J. C. Penney Company's New York office, and he states that it is tjie opinion of these men who are well postel on coudi- tious that better business is sure ly on the way. Mr. Clark expressed himself opened auspiciously last night with a large crowd in attendance. Rev. W. N. Hayes, pastor, is doing the preaching. It was announced that services will be held each evening at 8 o’clock. There will be no day serv- as highly pleased with the pros-; ices. pects for summer and fall trad-j The public is cordially invited to ing. attend. C. L. SAMS COMING was brought by C. O. McNeill, of the Coca-Cola Bottling company, who read newspaper clippings telling of increased payrolls and increased wages in milta and in dustrial plants over the country. Secretary T. E. Story read a letter from the Woman’s club asking Kiwanians to co-operate in “Clean-iT;P Week.” The cluib voted to help in every way pos sible In this movement. Prof. T. E. Story had as his guest Prof. J. L. A. Bumgarner, of Wilkesboro Route 1, and J. R. Hix had as his guesjl L. G. Bowles, of otalesville. Clinic For Pre-School Children To Be Conducted In City School Tomorrow; Ninety-five Register Collision Occurs Mrs. ,T. , H. Finley Is Injured Sunday Near City Clinic Will Begin Tuesday Morning at 9:30; Will Ex amine Children ] A clinic for children of pre- Mrs. J. H. Finley, of this city, | ggg conducted In ,was painfully Injured Sunday the city school here tomorrow afternoon when the car in which she was riding with her son, C. ■M. Finley, and daughter. Miss Mary Finley, was struck near W. (Tuesday), beginning at 9:30 z, m., by Dr. .\. J. Eller, county health officer, and' Mrs.i Bertha Bell, county health nurse. Every prospective entrant In E. Gaither’s on the Boone Trail the school next fall should b« Resident of Somers Township; Pas.sed .-Away Thursday ' I Funeral services were conduct- I ed Saturday mornins at H o'clock for Thomas A. Gregoiy, of Soni- •*We also **sd our small G. U. ers township, who was claimed Jlnlc to take care of. Also the , by death Thursday. The service Idvertlslng of the T. B. Clinic was held at Shady Grove church looking up tuberculosis sus-; with Rev. Marshal Wright in ^ The last part of the charge. He was 63 years of age. I^th was devoted to pre-school - Surviving are two daughters. In the graded schools of: Mrs. A. L. Coleman, and Mrs. i^toanty and starting a vaccl-' Quincy Jolnes, and three sons, ing campaign in these schools Floyd. Parks and M. D. Gregory. -diphtheria, typhoid fever and j y J J. E. Spainhour Returns Fwe examined over 300 school ^ From Buying Trip North ^ Iren We attended the State. Mr. J. E. Spainhour, prominent Close Knottville Postoffice May 31 Instructions Are Received From Po.stal Department Last Week Health association at' merchant of the city, returned Igh. ^ „pril 17 to 19. I Saturday from a week’s buying we are to have two trip to New York. White there Mr. Spainhour selected the latest styles in resdy-to-weai, shoes, etc. for the Spainhour group of stores whlck are operated In this secUott of the state. adult T. B. Clinic begln- May loL Also I plan to „ to (he mldwlves as well ^aaotaale for diphtheria, ty- tover and amallpox.** Notice was received last week from the postoffice department at Washington that the office at Knottville will be discontinued, effective May 31. Postmaster R. E. Walters was notified to handle the mail ad dressed to Knottville at the North Wilkesboro office. The abolishment of many minor postoffices is understood to be con templated in the administration’s economy program. C. L. .Sams, bee specialist of State college, will make a visit to Wilkes on May 30, County Agent A. G. Hendren has been advised. Mr. Sams will work with Mr. Hendren during his stay in the county. WILKES POMONA GRANGE TO MEET TUESDAY NIGHT AU Representatives From Subordinate Granges Are Expected Mr. 'Vaughn Jennings, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Jennipga, of Pores Knob, has returned home from Louisbnrg, N, C„ where has been teaching. A meeting of Wilkes Pomona Grange will be held at the court house In Wilkesboro tomorrow (Tuesday) evening at 7:30 o’clock,. Representatives from all the subordinate granges In the'county are expected to attend. The organization has been do ing some splendid work in the connty during the past year gad membns have^ shown mnch the actlTltlM of Fire Destroys brought to the school to be ex- :'by an automobile driven by ! Woodrow Elliott. Sfie suffered anjemined so that physiiml defects injury to the chest. Other occu- may be ascertained and remedied f| I If I pants of the two cars were un-| before the child enters school. Dr00d6r nOUSC, injured. I statistics show that there are The Eriiott car Is reported to I to l , ui-i. than in any other grade in school have been traveling at a high, ^ , ,= ^ ! rate of speed and struck the Finley car despite Mr. Finley’s attempt to avoid a collision by 2,000 Chicks Are Burned Death On Champion Poul try Farm A large brooder house on the Champion Poultry farm at Cham pion was destroyed by fire early Thursday morning, burning to death approximately 2,000 small chicks. The origin of the fire was un known, although it was thought that it started from the furnace. The total loss was estimated at about $1,000. Very little insurance was car ried. T. 0. Minton is proprietor of the Champion Ponl^ farm. and this is largely due to the physical condition of the child. It has been pointed out that a child which Is forced to repeat pulling to the extreme right side . • v j. ® 'a grade Is apt to become dls- ■'MiM LizxiB Hlsle and Mri.- C. ,#moot. of,this cltT, week-end in 'Cknriotte 'yrltb , . M. Pound. ia the I daughter of Smoot of the highway. It was said. Both cars were practically demolish ed. Mid-Week Service The midweek service at the Methodist church on Wednesday 8 p. m. will be under the plan ning of the Activities Commit tee of the Board of Stewards. Special music will feature the program. The public is cordial ly'Invited to attend. >- conraged and thus develop a dts- taste for school. The Parent-Teacher ■ Asseol-, atlop Is sponsoring this ' spring' Tound-up of prospective - pupils In co-operation with the school authorities and the county health department. - .. - ^ The children will lie ^xaminediV' for defects of the eyes, > ears^ throat, teeth, chest, and. jbsaft. ■■ '..aniweB Clara Caudill and Bel- vn_ mihy, of this city, toft Sat-j Health «ithorlt>«i nf Vaccinations against . diphtlnA^^!^^ and smallpox will be given th ' children whose .gnvhnta. ..aiHWly.- that

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