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The Journal-patriot. (North Wilkesboro, N.C.) 1932-current, June 04, 1934, Image 1

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.■t'A'.Ta . J-* iW If Primary Race for Gerk of Court 4b^er, Swaringen And Dun- can Lead In Race For ^Cmnmissioner , MYEgS IS IN LEAD . S. Bryan Leading Wi^ce :|Aj^ AfcGhinnis For Leg- Mature Member •lete and' unofficial re in Saturday’s primary ■W. B. Somers nominated Aeirlff, C. C. Hayes leading '?P- for clerk of court, O. F. Eller nominated for register of deeds, T. S. Bryan leading for member of legtslatfre. M. F. Absher, D. B. Swartngen, and Ralph Dun can for commissioners, and Ire dell M. Myers for coroner. Official Caarass Tomorrow The county board of elections will meet tomorrow to make the official canvass of 'the votes cast. Until that time results in some of the Republican races may be In doubt. Somers Is Nominated Sheriff "W. B. Somers received the highest vote of any candi date in the Republican primary with the exception of some of the candidates for commissioner. His total vote from 25 of the 27 precincts was 4.465 against 1,- 685 for Coyd M. Haiedge and 848 for W. K. Smlthey. Somers’ majority over both his opponents In the. returns available today at noon was 1,932. Second Primary Probable Hayes wm leading 3, Ruff Henderson for nomination for clerk of court by approxi mately 381 votes, Hayes having polled 3,365, Henderson, 2,984, and E. Story 627. All twenty- seven precincts are included in the above figures. Henderson stated this morn ing that a second primary would be necessary, stating his inten tion to contest with Hayes for the nomination in the run-off primary. O. F. Eller Nominated Returns from all precincts ex cept Elk number one and Jobs Cabin number 2 gave O. F. El ler a majority of 353 votes over A. C. Walls with 1.626, M. F. Bumgarner with 976 and W. E. Linney with 663. Eller polled 3.- 618 vo’ss in the 25 precincts re ported in this race. Bryan For 1/cgialature T. S. Bryan was leading in 24 precincts reported. His vote was 3,024, J. C^. Wallace 2,3.50 and Vance McOiiVl/nis 988. Mr. Bryan was lacking only 314 votes of having u majority. Commissioner Rac« Close Vote on the six candidates for commissioner from all precincts except Jobs Cabin number 2 and j Lewis Fork was as follows: M. F. Absher, 4,920, D. B. Swar- Ingen, 4.232, Ralph Duncan, 3,- 365, Robert C. Meadows 3,120, C. H. Colvard. 1.868, W. F. Rash, 63tjand F. G. Brewer 578. Myers In Lead Iredell -M. Myers holds a sub stantial lead ovfr either Stephen A. Rash or N. ( . Miller for coro ner. Returns t Jay were too in complete to as ertain whether or not Myers had carried the coun ty with a majority over the other ^ two. Solicitor JohA JL Jones Car ries Every County In 17th District MAJORITYARdUND 10,000 Lead In Wilkef 0ver F. J. McDuffie MSay Exceed 3,- 000; Heavy Vote Solicitor John R. Jones was renominated over F. J. McDuf fie in the 17th judicial district by a majority of approximately 10,000 votes on a ratio of about fire to one. Wilkes county gave Solicitor Jones a.majorlty of between 3,- 000 ar^,500 although the com plete vote has not been ascer tained. Davie county was carried by Solicitor Jones by a big majority but figures on the returns are not available here ui ibis time. Avery county gave Solicitor Jones a majority of approximate ly 1,000 while his lead in Mitch ell county has not been learned here. Alexander county gave Solici tor Jones a votg of approximate ly 1,850 whiio F. J. McDuffie polled 67. Complete figures will be avail able for publication later this week. Oil Code Meet To Be June 12 Be Held At «g Courthouse Postponed For Convenience Of Dealers Oil dealers and dlstrlb itors of Wilkes and adjoining * luntles will gather for an oil ', ^alers code meeting at the courthouse in Wilkesboro on Tuesday eve ning. June 12, instead of June 5, according to an announce ment by F. C. Forester, chair man of the district sub-commit tee. The meeting was postponed for the convenience of many of the dealers who would not be able to attend on the former date. A representative of the region al petroleum code committee will be present in the meeting to hear reports of violations of the petroleum code in this territory and to explain any points of the code that may still be vague in the minds of the dealers and dis tributors. Woman’s Clnb Plans To Erect anb Hoose On Bite Olveki By Mr. Forester Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Forester has donated a lot on Hlnshaw street to the North Wilkesboro Woman's Club, according to a statement given out by club members. The lot has a forty-foot front age and is a very desirable loca tion for the erection of the pro posed club house for the organ ization. Thank Mr. Forester The Woman’s Club has issued the foUo’vlng public note of ap preciation: “The Woman’s Club wishes to take this means of publicly thanking Mr. and Mrs. Forester for their splendid gen erosity in donating the lot to the club. They. have ^own a fine public spirit.” Child Survey Is Getting Support Miss Staffed Asks Co-opera tion In Making- Census of ChildKn The chl l welfare survey be ing conducted in Wilkes county by the American Legion Auxil iary is progressing splendidjy, according to a statement issued by Miss Lillian Stafford, worker for Wilkes county. She states that so tar the sur vey has been accorded the most fne ettuini of ^Wlftes county and that it is the purpose of the committee to locate all children of World War veterans, all or phans and all children who are plhysically handicapped, Includ ing the blind, deaf and dumb. Only six weeks Is alloted for the survey, therefore the aid of all public spirited men and wom en of the county is solicited by those in charge. Headquarters for the survey Is located near the postoffice In North Wilkesboro. All who have any Information that should be included in the survey are asked to communicate with Miss Staf ford or the office. Home Chair Co. Takes 5th Game liocal Team Won Over States ville Duchess Fabrics By Scorpi 4 To 1 Public Library Is Established Books For Children Will Be Kept At Spainhour-Syd- nor Store Here Pomona Grai^e To Meet Friday Officers Will Be Installed In Meeting Friday Night At Courthouse Wilkes Pomona Grange will meet at thp courthouse in Wil kesboro Friday evening ^t eight o’clock, according to an an nouncement by J. M. German, of Boomer, master. The Grange head states that the meeting Friday night Is Im portant and o«e that every mem ber should be interested In to the extent that he or she will at tend. Officers for the year will be Installed. TTfr'and Mrs. A. A. Cacblon wlU hare as their guests thisi vsak, Mrs. Atlcs Bddttger and Ahraa chUdrea, of Birmingham, The long-sought-for public li brary for this section is now es tablished, The American Legion Auxiliary, Parent-Teacher Asso ciation and the Wqman’s Club having succeeded In establishing a library here with headquarters at Spainhour-Sydnor store. Miss Catherine McDiarmld will be in charge of the library, which will be open on Tuesday and Friday of each week. At the present time the lllyary will carry only books for chil dren. The books are provided by the state library commission and there will be, no charge for reading them, although the bor rower must return the books in the specified time. In the event a book Is not returned the book must be replaced by the borrow er. ' 1 Miss Reba Dongkton Gets Post, Young Democrats Washington, Jnne 8.—The ap pointment' of Miss Rebs Deagh- ton, daughter of Representative Doughton of North Carolina, as an assistant to the executive secretary of the Young Demo cratic Clnbs of America, waa sn- BonnCed today by Cflff Wood ward, president of the orgsnlss- tton. Miss Doughton will join the headquarters staff here Jooe 16. Home Chair Company’s base ball team won its fifth victory here Saturday afternoon by tak ing Statesville Duchess Fabrics team into camp by a 4 to 1 score. Crook, hurling for the locals, did much toward winning his own game by holding the States ville team to five scattered hits and hitting a long homei* with two on in the second inning. The lone score of the visitors was a home run by Price In the first inning. The local team was aided by five errors on the part of the visiting team while only two boners were committed by the locals. Batteries were Home Chair Company, Crook and Pardue; Statesville, Money and Halibur- ton. So far this season the chair company team here has lost on ly one regularly scheduled game. J. M. An^rson It DemoaratkChoke For Office Sherffi Present Comity Board Of Edneatioo Endorsed In Primary Satorday MlcNEILL~B~WINNER Giets Majority Over Both Frank D. Hadiett and T. W. Ferguson James M. Anddrson was nom inated for sheriff over Ralph R. Reins in the Democratic primary in Wilkes Saturday. Returns from^ many of the precincts in dicated that his majority be by a large vote, although any accurate figures on this race are not available at this time. Wl A. McNeill received a ma jority in the three-cornered race for nomination for legislature member from Wilkes county. In complete and nnoffV^lal returns indicated that he has a substan tial lead over the combined vote of Frank D. Hackett and T. W. Ferguson. The present board of educa tion, composed of C. 0. McNeill, R. R. Church and D. F. 8b^ pard, held a commanding lead in early returns over the other two candidates, J. L. Hemphill and T. G. Johnson tor indorse ment for members of th© board. Work of Surfadng Highway No. 18 Ii Bring About Two Wei^ Will Be Necessary To Cmnplete Oil Treatment Kiker and Yount, contractors, will resume work of surfacing highway eighteen from a point five miles north of Fairplalns to McGrady early this week, It is learned her^'. Surfacing the Laurel Springs highway began a month ago and ftv© miles were completed .when the construction company was ordered to finish a tourist road in the Smoky Mountains Nstion- al Park. About two weeks will be necessary for the completion of number 18 between Fairplalns and McGrady, Is the opinion of those who have the work In charge. Square Dance Tuesday Night .American Legion' And Auxiliary To Sponsor Another Dance Here AU Who Want Oontodorate _ HeadsttBieB May Make Ap- ''' ‘ plication Now Members of tha-WUkes Valley Guards Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy now have application blanks for use by all who desire to get headstones for graves of Coufed' erate veterans. The blanks are In the hands of Mrs. W. C. Drier, Mrs. J. Q. Hackett and Miss Nell Rousseau, who will be glad to assist anyone who wishes to seenre one of the headstones. - - The headstones ar© very ap propriate markers for the graves and the only cost attached to getting one Is taking it from the freight office and iurring It placed at tie grave. The cost of the monument is taken care bf by the government. Oxford, Jnne 8.—-**It was a great victory for whidx any man should, feel prond.” Frank W.^Hanoock, renmnlnated tor Cknmnaa freon the" fifth disteiet by an osanftehwi^ majority, statod bare today jnst before laaateg *Mr .Wasiie inghm. Last nd^it it was esti mated that the fifth diatnet's, representative in Congress re ceived a majority raagind be tween 18,000 and 20,000. He was opposed in the Den:ociatlc primary by l^Irs. Lily M. M^ . baae, of ” Charlotte, Jane V. Long, of Statesville, for 11 years solicitor of the IBth judicial district, was defeated for retoomination in Saturday’s Democratic primary by CSiarles L. Coggin, of SalisboiT, by nem-ly 4,000 votes, a tabnla- tion of virtually the complete vote .showed tonight. Charlotte, June 8.—^Defeat of Representative Charles Ab- emdtfay was indicated late to night in unofficial returns from yesterday’s Dcanocratlc primary for the third district congressional nomination. Uoyd Casey, resident of Joynes comufunity,. was in ^ knife tight with Bill Teague Saturday night about 8:80 at Pleasant Hill voting pUce in Walnht Grove toftohip. According to the.'most reliable information obtalitAhie here the two men began talking to each other in an amiable inanner and soon were engaged in a heated ailment over some liquor. According to Teagne‘s state- Uient of the affair both men used pocket knives in the affray which'followed and Teagne re ceived two severe lacerations abont his head and neck. Teagne stabbed Casey in the chest, the knife piercing his heart. Both men were .placed in an automobUe and stiurted for the hospital here but. Casey died on ^ way. Teague’s .wounds .were dressed and he wat’remanded to Jail, where he is now being held pending improvement of his con dition and a preUJninery hear ing. Casey was 24 years, 11 months and 1 day of age, a soa of I. B. and Lon Emmie Casey, of Ab- sbers. He was married to Bertha 'Byars Casey, who aupr^Tga. STiere fa^ one cWM,‘ The funeral service'wto hi^ this afternoon, three o’clock, at Plney Grove Church. Winner? In Tire Contest Announced C. D. Coffey & Sons, whole sale distributors for Fisk tires in this territory, today announc- The American Legion Auxil iary will sponsor another old- time square dance at the Legion and Auxiliary club house tomor row night. An excellent string orchestra has been provided for the occasion. , Pun^ from the small admission charge will be used by the Legion and Auxil iary In various commendable ac tivities In th© county. —^ >1 . s*. Debtor Nations Warned ■». Washington, June 1.—Con gress tonight ^plauded a Roosfr Veit declaratM opposing any legislation pn^ar debts at this session anrf’felleratlng American willingness to hear the pleas of debtor nations for revision of their payment schedules. In a special message to the national legislature, the Pr^i- dent warned those nations, how ever, that the American people were ' In a just position” to etf pect substantial sacrifices oh Raleigh, June 8—^Harold D. Cooley, Naeh county attorney, will be the tonrth district’s new congressman, succeeding the late Representative Ed ward W. Pon, who was dean of the house at the time of his death April 1. Cooley was nominated in yesterday’s Dem ocratic primary, receiving a majority of about 800 votes over four opponents, in binding George^ Ross Pon, form ar state prison superintendent and son of the man who represented this district iu Congress for 83 years. Greensboro, June 8.—Judge •A. M. Stack, of Monroe, run ning for renomination in - the Democraric primary in the, ISth jndicial district, was de- ^cislvely defeated by 8dlcUar Don PhilUpk, of Rookinghain, the Daily News was intonued yesterday by a local dtlaen who had recrived a report fri>m that district. American Legion ^„ Will Play Lions First Game 6f Playgtonnd Ba^ baU Of The Season ScheJ'^ dnled Tomorrow ed the winners In the tire saler their part and would'surely he contest for th© month of May. The winners are J. O. Myers, of Jonesville, first; D. B, ^Thir-. ner, of Cricket, second; Key and Church, North Wilkesboro, thtrdl The three winners will be given a fre© trip to Charlotte in Gtai Coffey’s Stinson cabin plane. The contest was based on making the tire sale quota. It being a contest among the Fisk dealers. The three winners were those Jnaking the higheat per centage ot their quotas. Influenced by the use Enrbpe made of the funds at Its dispos al. w Mount Airy, June 1.—WayW Greenwood, 12-year-old son, ol' Joe Greenwood, local contrao^,,_ Mr. Greenwood's Infant son, and' Wilkes post of the American Legion and The North Wilkes boro Uons ciub will .lock horns In a game of playground b^I .^ the fairgrounds' Tuesday after noon at 4:80. / The gam© promitsee to be fuil of Isngln and thrills and the public la asked to attend. There Mr. and Mrs. West Jefferson, here Sitoday. , : C. M. Cranpr, of visited relatives, V:" Miss Mamie Greenwood, who were bitten by some nocturnal creature while asleep' at the Greenwood home just outside this' city, are -believed by medi' cal authorities to_ victims ot a Sputh vampire, a %loodAiucking tat rarely found In , thetemperate -aoxwt-'' 1- 'SITiili'." ■■■_'. for-the purpose of bpylng play- aground equipment, • MArriageUcenaea Sinoe Tuesday only one mar- have been the, ,ria^ Ucense lims WIM tfom the Amerleanfoffice of Beglater of'Deeds T, H.; settle; that being to .Groas and '(.on Dyson, hovK of Boomer. - j w IS KII1£D|^ Walnut Grove Rerideni Sue- ciMbB To BtaK Jn Ciiegt Satnrday Night TEAGUE JAILED Fight Oceured At Voting Pre- duct In Walnttt Gi’ove Towiuddp the Late Returns Froin Comity May Eithcryny ROUaSEAU 1^AI» JBSRB Local Man W/kn WPto with various ruptoBpi^SMng circulated as to re ceived by J..A. RouSean and J. H. Bnrke in the primary ^Sptiir- iOB court dla- to Civil Term Court Now Under Way Judge Wilson Warlick Pre siding Over Term For Trial, Civil Cases Regular June term of Wilkes superior court for trial of civil actions convened In Wilkesboro this morning with Judge Wilson Warlick, of Newton, presiding. The docket carries a large number of civil cases and it Is doubtful whether or not It can be cleared during the term. Court adjourned at noon to day du© to the inability of many of those connected with the cas es on today’s calendar to at tend. Want Postoffilce On Present Plans % Kiwanis Directors Ask Lam beth To Use Influence To Retain Plans the day for' Democratic^j? for judge of the iifp ot the sevent^th trict, it wmr‘iUtflcttlt.^ ascertain wkick, of the tweiTean-' dldites pon4)Atl1^.'targi^ vote. I At five’o’etock thwattemoon returns from Mitchell county bad not been received hera%nd it Is the general opinioa 4hat the vote from Mltokell . may switch the lead to'either Rous seau or Burke.^ Unofficial and incomplete re turns from all of the 27 precincta in Wilkes coitoty hkoNad Rous seau with a msjortty of Jutland 2,300 and It was geneiaiiy ^ 're ported that his majority over Burke in Yadkin and Dari* counties will he ,around 666. Bnrke is rspoytad to have an 82- rote lead over Rbnaaeau in Avery county and In his home county, ; Alexander, it is said that hia majority from complete retnmf is 2.M6.. ^ If the above reports are toi-b* considered reliable the reported vote as it now stands Is so close that If either of the two candi dates received a fair lead over the other in Mitchell County the vote there wil^ .he the deciding factor ; ta xhieh oC ttaAwo meqj^.aa jWgk, ■ ^ j . John W. Raglaud. fait third the rae* with only a nomtnal rota outside of Mitchell and Avery counties, where he is reported to have polled several hundreds of votes. The vote of Ragland will b© suffleienr, to keep either Rous seau or Burke from receiving * majority. With D. J. Carter as host di rectors of the North Wilkesboro Kiwanis Club met at Hotel Wilkes on Thursday evening. Various matters in regard to projects the club has under way were taken up in the meeting. The secretary was asked to write a letter, to. Congteesman Walter Lamtath asking him to use his every influence to get the postoffice department / tp con struct the postoffice building at North Wilkesboro according to present plans and, (o raise the appropriation if necesssfy to meet the present plans instead of.changing the plkns to coincide with the; appropriation. The- chairman of the agrlchl- tnral and forestry committee re ported that he had made a Visit to scenes ot recent Jires In thej county aWd that the damage was j inestimable. He urged that the he b-ad kU^a. corral FWlay ai club make an effort to get this carcass. The area included, in the proposed forest reserve. He fnrChar sug gested in his report that a get- to-gether meeting of. farmers is planned by his committee some time this summer. Miss Mary Ella .MeCreddie spent the week-eUd in Barntmig, 8. €., with relatives and friends; MM8 MoCreddle la a «*ajprork«y; of the Bmerlenh#-Relief Admin- latraHon. Board Education To Discuss Routes Win Meet On June 18 ^*Heac Reports For School Bus Route Changes , Wilkes County Board of Edu cation will meet with Prof. C. B. ^ Eller, county superintendent of, schools, on Monday, June 18, for ‘ the purpose ot giving any citi zens interested In a bearing on: charge of school bus routes a1 chanc© to express their views, j Very few changes In school ^ bus route are anticipated by thej hoard. However, there may bej just causes to make certaisN changes lor the better accome?? dation of students to the varioua schools and for this reason the board has set aside a date tor a hearing. BURNED BODIEST qC. TEXAS PAIIt^ ‘ IN ASI ■ —— Van Horn, Tkx..' Their skulls craa^d..,®e fmd of Riley Smith, well-to-do ' breeder, and bis wife wer© tons today in the ruins of theit bur ed house near here. ’ . ® ; Police, who arrested lAnt'onici Carrasco, a ranch and| rushed him to El Paso for s*f keeping, found Ijji^datalni sand in a oorral 100 yarib fro the ranch house, and ' hloqAVl stains on a wheelbarroto'.Atouiiqi^ They expressed tbw Smith had been killM ‘0,1 ral and his body carried into house before the bnikjillf- set afire. g The ranch band, hoi they were unable to aahee. The Smith ranch a lonely sectieit Horn and Marf»—-rtlA^ neighbors Uvn id; Smith, 60,. among' the era of Cnlb«rUDa;'i widely known of %0hland HM and his wife, 6*,^ d*ta- _

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