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The Journal-patriot. (North Wilkesboro, N.C.) 1932-current, November 02, 1933, Image 1

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f "SOomnal-Patriot has blaz^ the trail of projj^Jn the “State of Wfl m feiSi w . 'M', tt N0. 98 PabHM maim nA ThafldAjt. N. C, THUBPDAY, NOV. 2, 1933 v , ■!f‘- IN 3X^TS--|U0 OUT OF THB 8TA1 i ^ I iUk ?al f”^-v »{} |o;€iigf6ne Olive Named Chaimm It Annual Red Cross Roll Ca/l /n Leading Speakers fw ^Aatotnobile ^(Sqdd Mm ■\9r :MiCa T- yVdkes; Big Drive November IS-U Committee List i \u' ■jui John L. Morehead and Walter (Pete) Mundiy Given En thusiastic Hearing ’^deAtMeeting I Yesterday! New Curls Approved C. B. Eller Will Direct Roll! CaB In Rural Sections of ! Wilkes County WOVE ENDS NOV. 30TH ib^ Mary C!amp Sprinkle In %‘City For Conference With J. H. Whicker Holiness Church Cmivention Is In Session In City URGE BIG REPEAL VOTE Say Prohibition-Created Rack eteering and CWme Will Be Given Jolt W.R.Lovilll3^^ DdirerAdi At 7:30 ir U 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 invited. Five Hundred Delegates From All Over Staite Here For Four-Lay Meeting 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., four-day continue 1 through Sunday. j Rev. J. W. Hairston, pastor of M«nufa£jyrei^, In Meeting At New YorkName Full Committee 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 committee: 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 visitors. 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 convention. A section of the armory Is be ing reserved for white visitors at the convention and the public is cordially Invited. Elder Freeman Danner, pastor of St. John’s church, is the host minister. 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 I Tfea 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 dorf Astoria. The committee consists of five of manufacturers representing dif- North church. Wllkesboro Methodist j ferent types of half-hose. This will Postoffice Examination 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 11^81 I Ad be I 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- j tend. SAMPLE BALLOT 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 Amendment. 1. INSTRUCTIONS 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 candidate. 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 Eighteenth Amendment □ H.H . MOREHOUSE Delegate Against Repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment Q T. E. S'TORY OFFICIAL BALLOT FOR DELEGATE TO CONVENTION TO PASS UPON PROPOSED AMENDMENT REPEALING THE EIGHTEENTH AJIENpSffiNT. 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 said. 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 clared. 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) Warns Mercliants To File Returns REAK 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 12 m. The new schedule of service chaiges went Into effect yes terday. i99 “Father’s N^ht Will Be Observed Says Fi^es Show Increase In Crime Has Resulted From Non-Enforcement" 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 Tuesday. 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 was al- 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 lows: "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 It otherwise. "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. Ramblers Idle 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 four'such fatalities. “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 brMge. 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^- am -tonrtb loritH MonnUin Uons to date. ■ .‘4’ Dayton Ferguson ' TakesBy Death Funeral Services To Be HcM This Afternoon At 2:30 At Moravian Falls 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 ly death. 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-'": life. 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 4:. I I 3 Boacd HMti^ W ..UK . The - Parenb/B«^&^ _ Confareaee ehCMement, afidh executiva-boirff MoadhP al|efiioo8 .5?, lK>ine of Bln. C. O? Flnls^.

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