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fl 00 IN THE STATE-11.60 OUT OF THE
^SS MEET SUGGESTED
» ten Be Hdd Saturday, Feb.
£24, la WiHiesboro, If the
P j?*’ ' People Desire It
? WUkea connty Is facing a cri-
tieel sltaatlon in the matter of
tax foreclosure, according to a
statement issued this morning by
W. A. Stroud. Clerk of Wilkes
Unless the provisions of Sen-
... ate Bill 180 are accepted for
'K'Wilkee county, between twenty-
^ five bundred and three thous
and tax foreclosure suits must bo
Instituted before October 1st of
this year. However if the provis
ions of this bill are accepted, a
decision in the matter must be
made on or before the 1st day of
In this statement, Mr. Stroud,
called attention to the fact that j
If the regular course is followed i
this year, the taxpayers of Wilkes j
county will suffer to the extent of |
from fifteen to eighteen thousand |
dollars In costs for there fore
Mr. Stroud stated that the sug
gestion had been made that a
mass meeting of the taxpayers of
WUkes countr be held on Satur
day, February 24, at 10 o’clock
for the purpose of ascertaining
the sentiment of the people re
garding this matter.
Senate Bill 180 provides that
at the descretion of the Board of
County Commissioners delin
quent taxpayers may issue in
stallment notes covering a period
J of five years as a lien. against
^ their property in payment lor
taxes due and unpaid. It is gener-
^ allbJittaJkbat notes which would
f ?rovJf.ioP8 ot tlils
bill are accepted would take care
of the county’s interest in the
matter just as completely as.
would the foreclosure suits.
Mr. Stroud's statement lol-|
WdUtx Jones, Wilkes Man, WiU-
Be Recokmended By Dowd For
Deputy Marsiwd In This District
Elk Township Man Was Staunch Supporter Of Senator Robert R.
Reynolds In 1932 Primaries; Loyal And Active Democrat;
Reynolds Supporters Back^ Him For Marshaf Post '
. . Miss Amy Hem-
(above) division as
sistant of the Carnegie Endow
ment for International Peace, an
nounces that 461 international re
lations clubs have been organized
in universities, colleges and nor
mal schools of the United States- j
These clubs are organized in
schools throughout the world, to
impartially study world peace j
Walter A. Jones, of Elk
township, will be reeonunoided
for deputy marshal of the mid
dle district, it was learned Sun
day afternoon In a telejdione
intjssage from W. T. Dowd, of
Sanford, who has been named
by President Roosevelt for
marshal'of the district. The
statement that Mr. Jones will
be recommended was confirm
ed in a tel^friun to The Jonm-
al-Patriot received from Mr.
Dowd this morning.
Mr. Jones, long a loyal
Democrat and an active party
worker, bad the united and un
divided aid of the support
ers Senator Robert R. Rey
nolds In tills county, and in
both the first and second pri
maries held in 1082 he rolled
(Continued on page eight)
To Acquire Playground Par^ Site
Board Votes To
and Murderers Caught At
BROUGHT BACK TO N. C.
Two Men Under Se«te«e*vif**
Death For Ptotidpattwi^.
In the Robbery
The long search for B. OL
tireen and hte son, Destwi
ed for bank robhefy and mn^i^'
in Taylorsville, ended
with the ^rrest of the tw^ Aien
at Morristown. Tenn. t-
The two men were takeC' into
custody by the chief of polios
there and North Carolina ollloOm
were immediately notified. Shoe-
Post Office At
Wilkesboro f s
Sought By Many
Cha4nnanship ls| Some Noted Cases
Now In Limelight
Iff Len Mays, ot^aylorsTlUqepnd
Sheriff W. B. ^mers, of Wllkso,
Number of Candidates Are
Being Mentioned For Suc
cessor To Reins
Thirteen Api^cants Take Ex- j jje
amination; Eight Men and
LIST IS ANNOUNCED
A civil service examination for
Executive Committee Will
Meet At Hotel Wilkes
In This City
The chairmanship of the Demo-;
cratic party in Wilkes is now in|
the limelight as the result of the
announced intention of J. C. Reins
to resign at the special meeting of
the county executive committee at
Hotel Wilkes Saturday afternoon
(Continued on page eight)
applicants for postmaster at Wil
kesboro, conducted Saturday In
this city, revealed that there are
thirteen candidates for the office
now held by Rev. W. E. Llnney.
The examination was conduct
ed by M. A. Vickery and F. T.. at 2 o’clock. '
Cranor, members ■f the local. Much interest centers around I
civil service board. the selection of a successor to Mr.J
Five women and eight men Reins Among those who have been
took the examination. "Their Pup-1 mentioned for the post are C. O.j
era were forwarded to Washing-j McNeill, F. C. Forester. D. J. |
ton and from the list, the .hree Brookshire and James M. Ander-j
highest will be certified as eligl- son. Committee members have
ble for the appointment. ! given no indication, however, of‘
Those taking the examination' the probable choice. !
were: Mrs. N. O. Smoak, Mrs. | Acceptance of Mr. Reins’ resig-|
Eloise Swanson, Mrs. Ray Hemp- nation and the selection of his sue-1
hill. Mrs. Helen Cashion, Mrs. Icessor will be the principal busi-|
Solicitor John R, Jones, who
left this morning to represent
the state In Alexander Super
ior court at Taylorsville, will
prosecute some noted cases
during the next few months.
The first- of these wlU be the
Taylorsville bank robbery case
during the term convened to
day. B. G. Green and son, Les
ter Green, were taken Jnst in
time for trial this court and
the connty was saved a board
bill of several months.
At the March term of Wilkes
Snperor court, the solicitor will
represent the state in two not
ed cases recently developed.
One of thelse will be the trial
of Luther Tilley and Winfield
Stanley on a charge of mur
dering .Andrew Eldrldge in
June of 1927. The other will
be the trial of the five mem
bers of the TUley family in-
dieted for the alleged murder
of IjC-ota CSiUdress.
It Is doubtful if John Henry
Hauser, confessetl murderer of
his son-in-law, will ever be
tried again in Davie.
Land Located Between “D”
and “F” Streets Above
LEASE FOR TEN YEARS
Playground Payk Wffl Be
Buflt With eWA Labor If
It Is Approved
Authority to negotiate a lease
for a playground park site was
vested in Mayor J. A. Rousseau by
the board of city commissioners at
a special meeting early Friday
I Action was taken in the matter
j after representatives of various
I civic organizations had urged that
Cleveland . .. With three games
of 238, 239 and 248, Mrs. Joan
Radkin, shattered the woman’s
world bowling record with a 776
series. The former three-game
high for women was 769 by Mrs.
Floretta McCutcheon in 1927.
Judge Finley To
Give Decisimi h
Yadkin Case Som
Hearing Held Here Saturday
Afternoon Before the
IS OVER-BOND ISSUE
left Friday to bring them b^clt-
Black are already under seafenee
of death for participation
robbery of the Taylonrr^ -wait
during which T..C. Barnes,. oaA-
ier, was kUled > and igplitaat
Cashier Solon Little was sefloaa-
ly wounded. The death penalty
was stayed by an appeal to the
Supreme court and they are now
occupying death row.,
The Greens narrowly escapet
arrest on several occasions aad
finally made their way to Tennes
see where they had been hiding
In the Mountains. They were -Ua- '
tlves of Tennessee, but had made
their home at High Point for
several years prior to the Tay
lorsville robbery last July. •
The Greens are said to have
the shots which took the
Airport Is Now
Warner Miller, FTank Hartley,
Ray Herapliill. A. R. Gray, O. K.
Whittingto.T. D. C. Deltor, D. R.
Wright, Wm. W. Barber and M.
Formal Approval of Mrs.
O’Berry Is All That Is
The airport for North Wilkes-
horo is now almost a certainty.
It was learned this morning.
The signature of Mrs. Thomas
O’Berry, state CWA administra
tor, is all that is lacking and
this will be affixed either to
morrow or Wednesday, it is be
lieved. Officials at Washington
lave already approved the pro
ness of the committee Saturday;
There are 27 members of the;
executive committee, there being |
one member for each voting pre-1
3 Navy Planes
Pass Over City
■ a civil works project for a city
playground be suimitted to the ad
ministrator. In order to do this,
it was necessary that the city
either lease or buy property for
The C. D. Coffey property, lo
cated to the rear of the Wilkes
hospital between “C” and "D”
streets, which was found to be
available, was selected as the site
for the proposed playground park.
A decision as to whether the
Yadkin county board of commis- i fired
sloners under the law have the life of Barnes and wounded,Jdt-
authorlty to issue bonds in the tie. However, death sentencos’ for
. , »,,nnnn ««« uH members of a party cbnspw-
amount of $140,000 for the con-j^^^ ^
struction o f school buildings attempt murder^^ls done ar«
without submitting the question.a matter of course
to a vote of the people will
be No money was obtained in the
rendered by Judge T. B. Finley,
of this city, within a few days.
After hearing arguments in the
case Saturday afternoon here.
attempted holdup at Taylorsville.
Solicitor John R. Jones has al
ready announced his intentions to
bring the Greens to trial at the
Alexander Superior court which
Judge Finley announced that he; convened today. The case is ex-
' pected to get under way the lat-
would withhold final decision un
til he had made a careful study ter part of the week,
of the law governing the ques-
The board voted to lease thejtion.
property for a period of ten years i -A group of Yadkin citizens are
at $60 per month with an option seeking to compel the commis-j crossed them
The Greens are reported, to
have told officers that they think
Stefanoff and Black double
Will Be Distributed To Sub-
.scribers By Friday of
I av AxivfiMX wim on vpMvst j w--
Apparently Flying From At-: to purchase same within 12 months j sloners to submit the bond Issue ^
! lanta To Wa^ington; j at $2,000 with accrued interest j to a vote. They were represented ^
I City On Route j from date of the lease or an option Saturday by A. T. Grant
to buy at the end of ten years for
1 Three large Navy planes, fly-' $3,OOO with no interest. The lease
: ing in V formation, passed over | will also incorporate a provision
—:—;;; „ N o r t h wilkesboro Thursday.! to continue the lease from 10 to
.Mr. and Mrs. .A. W. Horton T® j j ,,, '20 years for $100 per month.
I,eave Within Pmv Days j They were headed north, appar-. / submission to
For California i ently making the trip from At- officials will be made up
Hortons Will Be
Honored At Open
House on Friday;
Of CWA Begins
Mrs. Foster Notified To Start
Reducing Workers At
Demobilization of thp OW.\
forces In Wilkes county will be
VMgnn within a few days. Mrs. G.
O. Foster, county administrator,
•$%ted this morning.
■ Mrs. Foster said she had not
yot been advised of the exact
tulmber of men to be cut off the
pnyrolls, but expressed the oplu-
lon that reductions will be made
before the end of- the week.
The 19,84 telephone directories
for the North Wilkesboro and
West Jefferson exchange of the
South East Public Service com
pany were released by the print
ers last week and they are now
being distributed to subscribers.
Manager George Kennedy stat
ed this morning that every su’o-
scrlber will have received his
copy by Friday of this week. Di
rectories for rural subscribers
will be placed in the mails by
The directories for West Jef
ferson were distributed Friday
Those failing to receive their
copy of the annual directory by
the end of the week should notify
the local office, but they are re
quested not to call for this pur
pose until that time.
I The Legion ana r,egion Auxil-j'anta- t® Washington,
j iarv will honor Mr. and Mrs. A.: North Wilkesboro is directly in
|w. Horton, who are to leave i the Path of the air-line between
soon for California where they ^ these two cities and the airport,
will make their future home,; If constructed here, may mean
with an “open house” at the Le-; that this course will be taken by
gion-Auxiliary Club House Frl- j transport planes
day evening from 8 to 10. j tween these points.
All friends of Mr. and Mrs.:
Horton and members of the two
organizations are cordially invit
ed to be present. j Mr. W. P. Kelly, congenial
immediately and forwarded to
Mrs. Thomas O’Berry, state ad
ministrator. Mrs. G. G. Foster,
county civil works administrator,
has already approved plana for
The Coffey property will make
an ideal playground park and the
Only one tfiae since the bank
well j was held up have the Greens
known Mocksvllle attorney. back to their home at High Point,
The county commissioners | they say. This was on MoMSF
were represented by Avalon Hall, | after the hold-up on Saturday,
of Yadkinvllle. They were there for a short
(Continued on page eight)
(work which will be done, if the
j 1 Per Cent. Penalty | project is approved, will greatly
Town Taxes March latl improve the appearance of that
section of the city.
The project, it is stated, will
Mrs. Horton was president of j city clerk, is again calling Jncluds
the local Auxiliary unit until she 1 attention of taxpayers to the ex-!
resigned a few days ago.
necessary gradiqg, pipes
small branch wh=ch runs
W. C. T. U. Will
Juniors To Confer
The local chapter of the W. C.
T. U. will meet Thursday after
noon at 3:30 o’clock at the home
of Mrs. M. M. Darlington. All
members are requested to be
tra penalty that will go on un-: yjg property, the planting
paid city taxes after March 1st. trees, construction of a small
If the city tax is paid on or be-! building and other work that wiU
fore March 1st the penalty will be necessary to transform the
be only 12 of 1 per cent. If peidjp^pef^y into a suitable play-
after March 1st, It will be 1 perj ground.
cent. Mr. Kelly will be pleased fo Mayor J. A. Rousseau and Com-
. I I I I (contlnuea on page eigui.;
Ask Unemployed | % ri
Re-Registration Must Be Com
pleted By February 28,
R. L. Wooten, manager of ‘he
local office of the National Re
employment Service, announced
this morning that be bad been
Instructed to complete the re
registration of the unemployed
by February 28."
Those who registered prior to
Two Teachers To
School For Relief and
Issue tax receipts to city taxpay
ers during the next few days, and
missioners J. C. Reins. I- E. Pear
son and R. T. McNeill were pres
ail who make payment will save s ent at the meeting Friday mom-
the extra penalty. 'ing.
January 1, who do not re-register
A nursery school, a unit of the
federal emergency relief program
in education, was opened in the
city high school building this
Clara Gentry are the Instructor!
Norris" and , Miss
by the end of this month, will be
placed on the Inactive list.
To Explain Code
For Lumber Men
E. UcElveen To Tell
Lumber Men «f Code On
Wednesday At 10 A. M.
and will conduct the school und«
Eight New Members Will Be Re
ceived .4ind Five Will Be
wm Be Out of Their Offices
Tomorrow and On Thurs
day of This Week
As a part of the mouth health
survey to be made in schools all
over the state, local dentists will
’Oisit several schools tomorrow.
They will be back in their offices
Wadneaday, but will return to the
•dmols again Faraday.
. Examinations for defective teeth
win be made and a report of their
foldings will be submitted to par
ents of the children.
- Dentists W. A. Taylor, .W.. F.
Jeaes and R. P. Casey will visit
Ifount Pleasant, Maple Springs,
MeuriBg Ihrer, Wfors CmOt,
CMdnt, WfflKabom, Fergufoa and
RecrmsT adtools daring foe two
Degrees will be conferred upon
eight candidates for membership
and five former members will be
re-instated at the regular weekly
meeting of North Wilkesboro
Council No. 51, Junior Order
United American Mechanics, to
morrow evening at 7:30 o’clock.
Every member of the council,
especially members of the degree
team, is urged to be present to
welcome the new candidates.
Will Go In Soon
Although J. C. Reins, who was
recently confirmed as postmast
er £or*North Wilkesboro, Is out
of the city and will not take of-
Vm today, U is understood that
ho will go in thia waok. He wRl
ancoeod Jamaa M. Anderaon, act
ing poatmaster for the past sev
H. V. Wagoner, Scout commis
sioner for this district, announc
ed this morning that the Scout
troops of Wilkes will make a one-
day canvass for contributions of
materials for the relief of human
needs Saturday, February 24.
This undertaking, Commission
er Wagoner said, is in accord
ance with the request of Presi
dent Franklin D. Roosevelt, who
offered the suggestion in an ad
dress to the Scoots during the ob
servance of National Boy Scont
Week. It is a nation-wide move
jind Is intended ^ to relieve the
harden of relief uenclee.
MOVE OF SCOUTS
pertilufole foods will be asked,
Mr. Wagoasr said.
The one-day canvass to be
made by the Boy Scouts on Sat
urday, February 24, for food
and clothing for the relief of
hnmaa needs is a “good turn"
that does credit to an organi
sation noted for carrying oat
Fnmklln D, Roosevelt, Pree-
Ident of the United States,
made the suggestion .upon
which the Scouts are actingf
and It is a phMsnre for me to
place the cUy’s stoiito
proval npon tbeir plans and to
urge timt ear tirffs
enthnsiastfcidly to this
‘ - ryfL
' household or kitchen furniture in
which there remain: some serv
ice , is solicited for their cause.
The boys will gather this ma
terial and turn it over to the di
rector of relief here for utilisa
tion among the families who are
unable to provide for their .own
needs because of unemployment,
sickness or other conditions be-
yxiiid their oon^l.
T9ie‘ Scouts iflll begin their
calls Saturday morning and com
plete the job Satnrdaj^jitterfoKilJ
Lumber men will hear the lum-
jber code explained to them by R.
Ie. McElveen, a representative of
the Sonthern Pine association, at
a meeting to be held at the city
hall Wednesday morning at 10
It is pointed out that every mill
man and lumber dealed should be
prepared to submit information re
garding present .operations as to
time, sales and other details.
er the supervision of Prof. W, D.
Halfacre, superintendent of. t^
city school system. ,
Only children between the n|M
of 2 and 6 who are from wdlef
and needy families are eligible to
Local; attend. The school will provide
excellent training for the"; jshll-
dren and special attentlb# ■, to
their health will be given by the
graduate nur8q. en
Dr. Jenkins Will , '
Lecture On Bible
Niece of Mn.
Subject Of mnatrated Lecture
Wednesday Night to Be tHow
We Got Our Bible’’
„VHow We Got Our Bible’’ will
be'the snbject of an Illustrated
lecture by Dr. W. A. Jenkins,
pastor of if 0 f t h WUkeaboro
Methodist church, at the mid
week prayer service Wednesday
at at the wUest possible
afterwards. It will faclittate this
work If those who have mti^WeLyVniii nt tiM.o’oloek.
JeaUna has a number of Mr. and Mn.
Mrs. Charies B. Chi^JRar-
meriy MJss Eyfi
M«. Charles E. ClM»iik, 27.,j®J.
Fnqnay Sprin$ju* a niece of Mre.
J, C.- Reias. nfifois irity,jyied In
a Ralelgh.'ihospital Battifdly aft
ernoon. Mr. and Kt*, BtijlMjaft .
early yeaterfay monilng-fo- at
tend the fnneral -nt FUqi^. ;
Springs and the burial aedl®toJU ,
Chase City, Va. today.
Before her marrj^
Cheek, she was Mtes
cock. She had vlilted '
home of Ht'. and .Mre.
qnently and was weli,
ready wiwi' the'interesting atMea wbleh •wUl be ed to reta^
Any item of appmltoe pteea of
in the eenne of foe