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N. C, THUBPDAY, NOV. 2, 1933 v
3X^TS--|U0 OUT OF THB 8TA1
|o;€iigf6ne Olive Named Chaimm
It Annual Red Cross Roll Ca/l /n Leading Speakers fw
yVdkes; Big Drive November IS-U
Committee List i
John L. Morehead and Walter
(Pete) Mundiy Given En
New Curls Approved
C. B. Eller Will Direct Roll!
CaB In Rural Sections of !
WOVE ENDS NOV. 30TH
ib^ Mary C!amp Sprinkle In
%‘City For Conference With
J. H. Whicker
Cmivention Is In
Session In City
URGE BIG REPEAL VOTE
Say Prohibition-Created Rack
eteering and CWme Will
Be Given Jolt
l)ry dym^tiiizeiB Fn^ ,i||-
Sections of Wilkes Ar*^ -.
Expected To Att^.|.in^,,
TO BE A’FcWRTHOiiif
Xctive Campaign For-'
Has Been Waged Lead- ,
era of Dry, Forces
The dry force* of Wilkes. .«oa»-
ty will bring their campaign la
behalf of th^ retention of r^i^-
Eighteenth Amendment to a el^
with a county-wide rally at the
courthouse In Wllkesboro S4b»
day erenlng. The program for
the evening will get under HJUL
at 7:30 o’clock.
W. R. Lorlll, prominent BdoM
attorney, who has been seenfM
to deliver the principal address.
Is expected to be heard by ^
unusually large audience, "mt.
Lovlll Is the silver-tongued 'Ora
tor of the court room and has
won fame on both the poliUi^
and civic platforms.
The dry forces have wagea*aa
intensive campaign during the
past several weeks, sending
speakers into the various epm--
munlties of the county. A special
effort has been made toward get
ting the voters to cast their bal
lots. Indications at the present
time are that the voting will be
heavy for a special election.
People from all sections of the
county are expected for the
county-wide rally Sunday eve
ning and the public generally is
Five Hundred Delegates From
All Over Staite Here For
FULLER IS PRESIDING
I St. John's Church Is Host To
Gathering; Leading Col-
I ored Men Here
As Code Advisor 1 is to preside over the
i convention -which will
By Hosiery Men
Jt«T. Eugene Olive, pastor of
tto First Baptist church of North
TO, has been named
an of the annual Red
Cross Roll Call, it was announc
ed yseterday afternoon by At
torney J. H. Whicker, chairman
of,;the'Wilkes County Red Cross «Parh Avenue Night" Is. the
Chapter. y,, ittraeUve coiffure
tp;The announcement was made j shown above at the New york Fashion
after a conference with Mrs. \ Show and which received votes of
Mary Camp Sprinkle, of High * •PP'Vval from the Hairdressers in
Point, national representative of I
i-the American Red Cross, at Mr. W
Whicker’s office. The conference | ^
■was attended - by a number of j r»LA|«Mon N a ftl A f1
leaders in the local chapter. LidUvllUcUl Is OlUCU
fTbe roll call will begin Novem-
^^er 11 and continue through
Thanksgiving Day. Plans are to
make a concentrated drive on
November 13-14 on which days
a house-to-house canvass will be
Hade. * I Half-Hose
The following appointments
were also announced: W. G. Ga
el, chairman of publicity com
mittee; Willard G. Cole, Dwight
Nichols and R. B. Pharr, news-;
paper publicity; J. E. Vannoy,
exhibita and window display; W. | ® Wilkes Hosiery Mills, was
D. Halfacre, speakers’ bureau; elected as a member of the ad-
P. W. Eshelman, special gifts,vlsory committee for the Natlon-
commlttee; Miss Lura Reynolds, j^, Association of Hosiery Man-
g^up enrollment; J. C. i ufacturers in New York la .t
Jfcsln^gh district; Mrs. A. W. j
^^en. committee on house-to- ^he committee is composed of
house canvass; Miss Grace Dean
Forester, booth committee; C. B.
Eller, rural branch roll call, and
Mrs. G. G. Foster, supply.
The organization set-up gives
only the chairmen of the com
mittees and other workers will be
selected as soon a.s possible.
The annual state convention of
the Fire Baptised Holiness
Church of America convened in
the city this morning at the Na
tional Guard armory with ap
proximately 600 delegates, lead
ing colored men of North Caro-
[ lina, in attendance.
j The church leaders were to be
! welcomed to the city this morn-
; ing by Mayor J. A. Rousseau,
; Rev. C. W. Robinson, Rev. J. H.
^ Armbrust and Rev, Eugene OI-
! ive, white ministers of the city,
j Bishop Fuller, of Atlanta, Ga.,
1 through Sunday.
j Rev. J. W. Hairston, pastor of
Meeting At New YorkName
FIVE MEN ARE
Ernest J. Smathers Gets
Appointment To Office
five men, representing the differ
ent types of half-hose. Mr. Bshel-
man attended the meeting and
returned here Friday.
Following is a copy of the ar
ticle appearing in the Dally News
Record, of New York, relative to
the election of the code advisory
the First Baptist cnureii for tne
colored, will' welcome the dele
gates to the homes of the city.
The committee on arrange-
NAMI^ i raents Is composed of Vince Pool,
i Robert Reddlx and' George Codk.
president of j committee has been at work
for several days completing
plans for the entertainment of
The committee on food Is com
posed of h. V. Pool, Lila Reddlx,
Donnie Long, Augusta Pearson
and Sarah Croton.
Arthur Havener, Lee Bowers
and others are ushers for the
A section of the armory Is be
ing reserved for white visitors at
the convention and the public is
Elder Freeman Danner, pastor
of St. John’s church, is the host
Half-hose manufacturers yes-
Ernest J. Smathers, of Greens-! elected an advisory com-
. I * , mittee to serve under the Code
boro, was appointed Internal ..... . v„
Authority, at a meeting called by
IjMipnue agent in North Carolina
fesday at a salary of $5,600 per
annum. Mr. Smathers is a broth
er of Rev. M. T. Smathers, of
Statesville, former pastor
the National Association of Hos
iery Manufacturers at the Wal
The committee consists of five
of manufacturers representing dif-
Wllkesboro Methodist j
ferent types of half-hose.
committee, listed below
elect Its own chairman.
Clyde Wilkins, Champion Knit-
|ting Mills, Marietta, Ga.; R. vi t, 1
Announcement was made Tues-; Moorehead of the Moorehead Roaring River high school on
day that an examination tor ap-j Harrisburg. Pa.;
plicants for postmaster at War-
W. R. Brooks Elected
W. R. Brooks was elected
treasurer of Friendship Metho
dist church Sunday school at
Millers Creek Sunday. Other Sun
day school officers were elected
the Sunday previous.
Pie Supper To Be Given
At Roaring River School
A pie supper and a free enter
tainment program will be given
P. W. Eshelman, Wilkes Hosiery
In the near future.
(Continued on page eight)
Wedtaesday, November 11, for
j the benefit of the school. The
^ public Is cordially Invited to at-
Official Ballot for Delegate to Convention to Pass Upon
the Proposed Amendment to the Constitution of the
United States for the Repeal of the Eighteenth
To vote for any candidate whose name appears in the column below,
mark a cross (X) mark in the square at the left of the name of the
Vote only for the number of delegates indicated below.
Mark only with a pencil or pen and ink.
If you tear or deface or wrongly mark this ballot, get another.
VOTE FOR ONE DELEGATE ONLY
Delegate For Repeal of the
Delegate Against Repeal of the
Q T. E. S'TORY
OFFICIAL BALLOT FOR DELEGATE TO CONVENTION TO PASS
UPON PROPOSED AMENDMENT REPEALING THE EIGHTEENTH
NOTE)—Another ballot will also be cast at the election, thU being sent here by the
state. If you are against repeal vote “No Convention." If yon are ^or Repeal,
^ vote "For Convention.”
Urging a vote for repeal of
the Eighteenth Amendlnent on
November 7. John L. Morehead,
Charlotte business man, and
Walter (Pete) Murpny, Rowan
county legislator, were given an
enthusiastic hearing at the coun
ty-wide rally of Wilkes county
repeal forces at the courthouse
in Wllkesboro Tuesday evening.
Declaring that repeal Is an
integral part of the national ad
ministration’s recovery program
and that both Democratic and
Republican leaders were united
In their stand for repeal, Mr.
Murphy asserted' that he had
“rather follow Franklin D.
Roosevelt,, Ellbu Root and other
great leaders of the country than
Johnson Hayes and Yates Webb.’’
The meeting was called to or
der by W. H. McElwee, promi
nent young local attorney, who
presented H. H. Morehouse,
Wilkes county’s repeal delegate.
Mr. Morehouse said he had no
intention of making a speech
and would merely reiterate his
stand for repeal.
Major A. L. James, Jr., a re
tired army officer of Laurinburg,
who accompanied Mr. Morehead,
was presented and in a few, well
chosen words declared _tlmt pro
hibition bad b'een a failune. “U
has been the greatest force for
evil that has ever existed,” he
Mr. Morehead was introduced
by Attorney J. M. Brown. The
Charlotte man advocated a re
turn to the doctrine of state’s
rights through repeal. Prohibi
tion cannot be enforced, he de
Whether North Carolina votes
for repeal or not, the Eighteenth
Amendment will be blotted from
the constitution on November 7,
Mr. Morehead said. “Then why
all this agitation in North Caro
lina?” he asked. “Simply be
cause North Carolinians are not
a bunch of hitch-hikers who will
take the road of progress by
thumbing a ride.” A vote for re-
(Contlnued on page eight)
To File Returns
You may not see ^;he exact car ^igh above at the automobile
shows this winter or on the roads at an early day but it is a design
shown by the Briggs company at an early Detroit show this month. It
marks a radical change in design to eliminate every possible oimcs of
wind resistance; get stream-line; increase seating space by having no
running board; and, amongst other things, a front wheel drive with
engine in rear of car. •
Crime Wave Since Enforcement ,
Of Prohibition Relaxed Cited
By Story As Danger Evidence
New Banking Code
Goes Into Effect
The Bank of North Wilkes-
boro and the Deposit & Saw*,
ings Bank began operating
under the new banker’s code of
fair competition yesterday.
The local banks are now
open from 0 a. m. to 2 p. m.
except on Saturdays when the
hours will be from 0 a. m. to
The new schedule of service
chaiges went Into effect yes
Will Be Observed
Says Fi^es Show Increase
In Crime Has Resulted
SIX MURDERS IN WILKES
Citing crime figures in Wilkes
county during the six-months’
period since beer was legalized
and federal enforcement of pro
hibition relaxed as compared
with a like period last year, T. E.
Story, candidate for election as
dry delegate in Wilkes county,
issued a statement yesterday aft
ernoon urging voters to study the
question of repeal before casting
a ballot against prohibition next
His statement follows:
“In my opinion, supporters of
the dry cause could offer no
more convincing evidence of the
Parent-Teacher Association to worthiness of their fight than the
rkw* comparison between the crime
Give Special ^ogram On
Thursday Evening ^ 1332
ob- November 1, 1932, when there
“Father’s Night” will be
served by the local Parent-Teach-, was a reasonably strong effort at
er Association next Thursday eve- enforcement, and the period be-
to be held in the city school au-, present time since beer
ditorium at 8 o’clock.
I legalized and enforcement
D^uty Revenue (]!oinmission-
er Qement Expbins Re
quirement in Statement
A warning to merchants that
,The program will be presented . most abandoned,
by faculty members and it will j “The figures show that ip the
be in connection with the observ-, period last year, only two mur-
a n c e of National Education ders took place, while in the
Week. It is announced that the same period this year there were
program will last for just one six murders. Those who contend
jiom-. ! that repeal will have no effect
Light refreshments will be
they must not overlook the mat- following the program.
ter of filing sales tax returns tor
the quarter ending October 1 was
issued Tuesday by B. C. Clem
ent, deputy revenue commission
er, whose headquarters are lo
cated in this city.
Mr. Clement’s statement fol
"Many merchants In this ter
ritory apparently have failed to
file sales tax returns for the
quarter ending October 1st.
These reports were due to be fil
ed by October 15th. All merch
ants have been advised of this by
letter from the Department of
Revenue, In which they were In
structed they should not wait to
see the Field Representative be
fore making their returns unless
they found it impossible to make
"A list of delinquents In this
territory will be furnished from
the Department of Revenue with
in a few dhys and we are anx
ious that none of .the merchants
In this territory shall be found
delinquent and penalized for de
fault In payment of this tax,
which they have collected from
their customers. I am urging the
merchants who have failed to
file their ret'Tns to Immediately
do so and if necessary to get In
touch with me about It. This Is
extremely important from their
standpoint, as well as the stand
point of the Department of Reve
nue, which at all times, is ready
to assist and oo-operate. all. pos-
■Udo.” - ^ , -
Mr. Clement's has his office si
the city hall. ; >
All parents, particularly the
fathers, are requested to be pres
ent for this meeting.
Wilkeeboro’a gridiron Rambl
ers are idle this week and are
making preparations for a re
turn engagement with Harmony
here on November 10. Coach
Bennie Troutman Is .giving con- period last year.
upon the safety of the people on
the highways should explain why
there was only one automobile
accident fatality in the 1932 per
iod in which liquor was Involved,
while during the present six
months period there have been
“No less striking is the record
in the North 'Wllkesboro Police
Court where since May first
1933 there have been 109 more
liquor cases than for the same
siderable attention to the defense
which weakened in the recent
game with Harmony and allowed
three touchdowns In the second
half after holding the opposition
scoreless throughout the first
two quarters. '
‘"rhese figures show conclus
ively, It seems to me, that en
forcement could be made effec
tive and that the non-enforce
ment policy of the present ad-
(Continned on page eight)
Mountain Lions To Meet Marion On
North Wflkesboro Gridiron Fridbiy
E. V. Williama I* Now
Buying Machinery in North
Mr. B. V. Williams, well known
mill man and machinery-dealer,
Is now In Philadelphia buying a
huge quantity of fine machinery
from the bankrupt plant of
Joseph Lupton & Sons.
This splendid machinery ■will
be hauled here during the next
few days oy iocai trucks ■^letum-
Ing . from trips to Phlladolplila,
and may be seen at the Superior
, Williams Mill Company’s plant
Just above the Reddles ^Rlvw
North Wllkesboro high school’s
Mountain Lions will meet Mar
lon high school at’ the' feilr-
grounds here tomorrow afternoon
in one of the major gridiron en
gagements to be' played' on the
local field this’season.’ .
The game will be played at
3:80 o’clock and ..the lar^t
crowd of the year Is exi»ected.
• Coach H. y. Overcash jjwIU
send his fall strength against tb«
Invaders ami prospects are brlKiit
for victory. V v -
The genu tomorrow Is a W^-
-tonrtb loritH MonnUin Uons
to date. ■ .‘4’
' TakesBy Death
Funeral Services To Be HcM
This Afternoon At 2:30 At
Dayton Ferguson, popular
young man of Moravian Falls,
was claimed by death at the
Wilkes Hospital here yest..rday
afternoon about 4 ~ o’clock after
an illness of 26 days’^ duration.
Suffering froth ulcers of the
stomach, the yonjsg man was car
ried to the local ' hMpltal on Oc
tober 6 and two ope^tions were
performed. Comfjliicetlpns deyel-_,
oped, however, and' hfs con^ttidn'
gradually grew worse' after .the,
second operation a few .days age.'
Funeral services will-* be- eoh-.-.
ducted this afternoon at 2;30'
o’clock from Moravian Falls
Methodist church. Rev. R.
Kennlngton, pastor, will be'as-'
slsted in the service by Rev. R.
H. Stone, of Jefferson, Rev. A».
E. Watts and Rev. J. H. Am-
brust. Interment will follow in
the cemetery nearby.
Mr. Ferguson would have been
25 years of age bad he lived nn-_
til tomorrow. He was the son
Mr. and Mrs. B. A. FergusoB,
Of Moravian Falls. Besides his
parents he Is survived by one’'
sister. Miss Henrietta Fergusop,,
and one brother, Lacy.
Mr. Ferguson was one of the-
moat popular young men of tka,"
Moravian Falls .community and
was well known throughout the’
county. He bad a host of friends
throughout the state who will be
saddened to learn of his untime
For the past three years, he.^,_
had been in the employ of tU' ■
local distributing plant of the
Texas Oil company and in that .
capacity had made many frlend>-'.
In this and nearby counties. He'
appeared to be in the best '
health until be was stricken
first of October.
Mr. Ferguson attended Wilkee-
boro high school, graduatlsg-
there a few years ago.
Throughout his life, Mr. Fe^-'^'
guson was popular with all who
came In contact with him. He.
possessed a winning personality
and lived an upright and maaly-'":
U. D. O. To Meet
The United Daughtere
Confederacy will meet -with
C. H. Cowiee at her home
■Wllkesboro Monday atUmoon af^
SsSff o’clock. Mrg. F. O. Holmah.'
wlU be associate ho*teea.n'y 'Q^.^f
W ..UK . The - Parenb/B«^&^ _
Confareaee ehCMement, afidh executiva-boirff
MoadhP al|efiioo8 .5?,
lK>ine of Bln. C. O? Flnls^.