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The Journal-patriot. (North Wilkesboro, N.C.) 1932-current, September 17, 1934, Image 1

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FeeUe'’Sfinded In die County To Get Greater ties at Caswell Training School Next Year iO-OPERATION IS ASKED Legislature Will Be A^ed To Make Provisions For Many^ Feeble Mnded ft between bow and October 1st vV of feeble minded in 'county will be conducted les McNeill, county wel- bfflcer. This survey will be made for the purpose of ascertaining the need of greater facilities for the Caswell Training school, which is a state Institution. Mr. McNeill states that there are many feeble minded people in the county and that to make the survey a success he will need the cooperation of all public minded people. All who know of '^ny feeble minded in Wilkes are asked to get in touch with Mr. McNeill at tb® earliest possible date. The information desired will be sex and whether or not the subjects are under or over 18 years of age. This survey will be conducted in all counties in the state and the information thus gathered will be presented to the next as sembly together with a request for more funds for the training school. It is pointed out that 700 feeble minded children are now on the waiting list and that it is almost impossible for the -wel- ‘ fare officer.s of the various coun ties to place feeble minded chil dren in the proper kind of insti tutions. Mr. McNeill stated today in making a request for cooperation of the people in the survey that the county is now keeping one child at the county home that is feeble minded and helpless ■roft it requires the entire time of one person to look after it. There are many others, he stat ed, that are in similar condition and are badly in need of atten tion. Adequate facilities at Caswell Training School will relieve the county and the entire citizenship of a most distressing problem, Mr. McNeill stated. Tent Revival Meeting In Oakwoods Section A tent revival meeting is being conducted in the Oakwoods com munity • near the Gold Medal Orchards by Rev. J. H. Drake, of North Wilkesboro, ar.,1 r.ov. Clark, of West Virginia. Announcement of the meeting by Rev. Mr. Drake states that great interest is being shown and that numbers are being con- j verted. Music is being furnished by Mr. Honeycutt and his family with their string band. The pub lic is welcomed to all eervices. •Tt Pays To SmUe” New York. — Miss Mildred Smith, above, was living quietly in her home town of Wilbur, Wash., population 700, one year ago. Today she is here to pose for Artist McClelland Barclay, with her loviest “Queen of Dental Charm’’ smile, the title she won over 25,000 other American beauties. Stone Mountam B.Y.P.U. To Meet WiU Be Held At J>leasant Ridge Church On Friday JEvening, Sept. 21 stone Mountain Agsociational B. Y. P. U. meeting will be held at Pleasant Ridge church (about bne~mile west of the highway between Elkin and Doughton) on Friday evening, September 21. at 7:30. In addition to Baptist Young People workers of the associ ation speakers will be Miss Ma bel Starnes, of Raleigh: Rev. R. L. Councilman, of Hickory; and Bryan Hurd, of Cramerton. Every church in the associ ation, regardless of whether or not there is an active young peoples’ organization, is urged to send delegates to the associ ation meeting, which is designed to be of much benefit to all churches. Health Officer Urgii^ Regular lations Periodical Examinations By Competent Physician Ne- cessay For Health FOR BENEFIT OF PUBLIC Constitutional Diseases Easily Eradicated In Earlier Stages, He Says Dr. A. J. Eller, county health officer, in a statement for publi cation today, urged the people of this section to look after their own 'welfare more closely by hav ing periodic examinations by competent physicians. In giving out this statement he called attention to some facts about medical treatment that should be common knowledge among the people but which are being disregarded, among them being that the more common constitutional diseases and weak nesses can be fought most suc cessfully if the physician is ap- priased of the patient’s condition while the disease is in its earl iest stages. With this in mind Dr. Eller Is earnestly asking the peo ple, especially adults, to have periodic examinations, to ascer tain whether or not they are suf fering from any constitutional disease. Commenting further on the subject of medical examinations Dr. Eller stated that he is giving this advice for the express bene fit of the public. He emphasized the need of examinations as a physical Inventory, pointing to a good business bouse as an illus tration. A business man will in variably take an Inventory of his property but oftentimes will- neg lect an inventory of his own body, he said. With the coming of fall weath er and the season for colds Dr. Eller is advising the people to be very careful and help in every way to keep down cold epidem ics. He asks all school children to cover their mouths while coughing, declaring that cold germs are more widely spread by coughing than any other way. Children who missed the health officer on bis regular ap pointments for vaccinations are urged particularly to be vacci nated for diphtheria to prevent any epidemic of this dangerous disease. Analysis Of Noah Bryant’s Stomach Tends to Show He Had Been Poisoned Singing at Goshen Baptist Sept. 30th Carter Family Reunion The fifth annual reunion of the Carter family will be held next Sunday, Sept. 23rd, at Pleasnnt Ridge church, in Wilkes county, 4 miles north' of Elkin. All relatives and friends of. the family are requested to bring well filled baskets. Stomach Contained “More Than A Dose of Strych nine,” Report Shows Good Session of Southside Singing Convention Thi^ Month Anticipated Election Board Meets Wednesday Next convention of the South- side Singing Association will be held at Goshen Baptist church on 4Nnday. September 30th, accord ing to an announcement made ■this week by W. A. Jennings, of Pores Knrvb, 'jhainnan of the as sociation. The exercises will open at 10 o’clock and continue until in the sftemoon. Everybody is invited to carry along lunch and spend the day. Mr. Jennings stated that a successful siijging is anticipated and that all singing classes, quartets, and fcU sacred singers from everywhere are cordially asked to attend and, take part In the program for the day. Will Hear Discussions Re- gardinjf Divisions of Three Townships rJcACO PLANT GIVEN ^ NEW COAT OF PAINT rhe entire plant of the "Texas Company here, operated by B. Richardson, has been glv- a' new coat of paint, adding eh to the attractiveness of the P buildings, the fence about plant and other properties been repainted. The plant jcated eontb'of tie depof on rry Street --i - ... The county board of elections, composed of R. M. Brame, Jr., chairman. J. C. Grayson and J. M. Pearson, will meet Wednes day. September 19, 10 a. m., at the city hall here, according to an announcement by the chair man. This will be a public meeting lor the purpose of hearing dis cussions regarding the division of North Wilkesboro, Wilkesboro and Mulberry townships, and transacting any other business that may gain the attention of the board. Fdllowing recent investiga tions by the state board of elec tions that body ordered that North Wllkeisboro b® 4*i^ided in to three voting precincts, 'Wil kesboro and -Mulberry Into two each. All citizens interested are ask ed to keep the meeting In mind and attend. Catawba county farmers cut Analysis of the contents of Noah Bryant’s stomach, negro who died on September 3 from what was thought to be poison given him by Ed Courtney, also colored, shows that he had taken or had been given “more than a large dose of strychnine.’’ Bryant Died several hours aft er he was taken deathly ill. He told an attending physician that he had purchased a drink of liquor from Ed Courtney, who is reported to have told him “to drink it quick.” The physician gave as his opinion that the man had been poisoned. Both men were residents of near Wilkes boro. An autopsy was held and Bry ant’s stomach was forwarded to the state lahratories at Raleigh for analysis. The information re garding the analysis was receiv ed today. Courtney was placed In jail when Bryant died and has held without privilege of bond. It is understood that he will face a charge of first degree murder. Lover Held In ‘Girl’s Death Lumberton,; 9ept. 14.—A coro ner’s fury here Ttfnight Investi gating the death of Edith Holmes, youn^ local ^irl, fmind dead on the t’ailroad tracks near here this morning, ordered Lu ther West held for the grand jury. He was denied privilege ot bond and 'lodged in Robeson county Jail. lespedeta hay this season from the tallest growth ever recorded in the coun^. They also secured. The clrl had been wwljln^ on Tour cutiinw from'Their alfalfa rWest’s farm, lqcat!eT*abont three fields. miles ont from Lumberton. -i£ it r -r, 7r 1 r ------w».v-,r,-iwii.-iifcTrg.l^r:T Vpy^ i*. -■ ... ■■ ■ .. WAvlf Ta-R|Mr|n • Smouldering Remaii^ of Gresit Death ‘foil • j ” After “■ NEW YORK . , . The intense interest In the Federal investigsHon of the borning of the 8. S. Monro Osstle with great loss of life was reflected by the manner in wMeh all evidence wm eagerly scanned by persons in ail i walks of life. . . . Acting Captain Wm. F, Warms (insert) testii^.tbat the believed the Are that swept the.ill-fated ship “was set by someone.*’ Photo above is elose-np Of the death riiip as it went aground off Asbory Park, N. J. The list of dead and missing was between 172 to 186, Great Wilkes Fair Will Open Five bay Exposition Tuesday L'-' Satisfactory Transportatfou Arrangement WoAed Out By Officials CONTRACT BUS LINES Prospects Good For Succeas* fal School Year; Expect Large Enrdfanent Students of the high schooln and central elementary school* In Wilkes county will march back to the schoolrooms Thura- day morning to begin the 1934- 35. school term. C. B. .Eller, county superinten dent of schools, made the an nouncement of the school open ing this morning and asked that all teachers be ready to begin work Thursday morning. The opening Thursday will In clude all schools, high and ele mentary, which have not already opened. .August 29th was originally set as the opening date for all schools but difficulties arose be tween the state and county re garding approporlations for the difference between the cost of transportation by county-owned buses and contract lines. This . controversy necessitated Thousands Expected To Attend Each Day of Outstanding Gala Event of the Year; Exhibits definite postponment Free Acts, Midway Attractions, Ainiy Band; Myriads of Attractions for «rh«nis People of Northwestern North Carolina Tomorrow (Tuesday) the cur tain will risi for the major gala event of 1934 for Northwestern North Carolina, the ninth annual exposition of The Great Wilkes Fair in North Wilkesboro. The opening will be most au- spltdous with a big parade over the city at ten o’clock. In the parade will be bands, members of the James C. C. Camp at Pur- lear, and floats by business firms of North Wilkesboro. The opening day Is designated as school children’s day when all school children will be ad mitted on the free school chil- dien tickets. ‘ThsM tickets will not be good on any.hther day of the fair. Admission prices this year will be only 15 cents for children and should be filled to capacity with the best of products of the farm and home. Exhibits should be placed in the exhibit hall today in order that the judges can complete their work e'arly tomor row so that the people can study the awards. Each prize winning exhibit will be designated by a * beautiful ribbon. The midway was being filled rapidly today with. Marks Greater Shows and all indications are that the midway attractions are the biggest ever offered the fair going people at North Wilkes boro. There will be about ten riding devices, a large number of shows and concessions. The free act program this year is going to be good with the Billy Senior Combination o f comedy and acrobatic acts, the Reckless Recklaws. “Hiram and 25 cents for adulU. The fair as- Mandy,” and others features. soclation hopes to make the dif ference between what would be gained by a larger admission price by increased crowds from Wilkes and adjoining counties. Prospects are bright for • a This program wUl consume two or more hours each afternoon and night. At six o’clock each evening will be the balloon as cension, a thrilling itct engaged by the fair at considerable ex- most successful fair. Exhibitors j pense in an effort to secure the are being offered cash in all de- best attractions. Fireworks each partments and the exhibit hall | night will be furnished by the Ohio Fireworks Company. The fair will come to a close on Saturday with something en tirely new and different for this section of the state—profession al auto races. The fastest race cars on (he track will vie tor honors on the one-third mile oval at the fairgrounds in 100 laps of thrilling races for the prizes offered. These races are to be put on by the Gray Auto and Air Rac ing Association, o f Daytona Beach, Florida. With everything looking fav orable at this time the fair asso ciation, headed by W. A. Mc Neill, president and general man ager. and J. C. Wallace, acting secretary, is looking forward to the biggest exposition ever held here. Workmen have been busy dur ing the past two weeks getting the fairgrounds In shape for the five-day event and making ar rangements to accomodate tne thousands who are expected to (attend. The Great Wilkes Fair is for Wilkes and all adjoining coun ties but people from all parts of the state are invited to attend. Instructions On Relief Orders In order to facilitate trading with merchandise' orders from the FERA office In Wilkesboro, fife following Instructions are given for the recipients and others concerned: 1. All orders must be itemized. 2. All orders must be signed' by recipient. 3. All orders must be accom panied by invoice. 4. All orders must be signed by the vendor, 5. Orders cannot he paid ex cept on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Time For Receiving /^nlications For Winter Crop Loans Extended . _• ' an In- of alt schools having transportatlott and it was not until today that it was definitely known when the schools w.)uld begin work. Siipt. Eller stated today that a satisfactory arrangement had been worked out whereby the contract transportation would be carried out. Prospects are bright for a suc cessful year in the schools with increased enrollment. School .of ficials are hoping for the best of cooperation on the part of teach ers, students and patrons of the various schools. Patrons and children are asked to get their supplies as early as possible In (Continued on page four) GoodPrc^ram At Fomy Openiiig Civic Leaders Welcome Chil dren Back To School In Program Friday Skull fractured In Fall From Truck Entries IW Auto Races Coming In Worth Miller, 18-year-old son of Jesse Miller, of Jefferson, fell from a truck Sunday and suffer ed a severely fractured skull. He was rushed to The Wflkes Hospital here for surgical atten tion. His condition Is regarded as favorable as can be expected. Farmers Have Until October 15 To Get Crop Loans From Government . Dr. Rousseau Is Speidcer For Cldb Several Nationally Known Race Drivers T6 Vie For Honors Saturday with entries dosing Thurs days for the Auto Races here Sat urday morb entries have been received than expected by offi cials. Among these entries In clude George Ferguson, former WUkes boy.Tho has expressed his dealre to’ compete here in the various events;. George has a mighty fast car and has shown his aWljttjr as._a^ jwfegetejnap , on several occasions, taking a ma jor part of the gold and glory In the lasf few races he has cnter^. :t - George 'Will be iratched keeoi- ly by frie^^ Of-his boyhood d^s “and the grown-ups' Vho remeifti- ber him as a youth. The Tadlock Brothersj, otitdr- YyiC Va.; who 'ha3 ''iotB iralber (Oontisned on page four) Dr.' Jj P. Rousseau,' prominent physician ot WJnston-Salem, was honor^ guest and prindpaJ speak er for the meeting of the North Wilkesboro Lions Club on Thurs day evening. The program 'was In charge of R. M. Brame, Jr. . Dr. Rousseau, talked on armed- ical subject of much interest lO- day—cancer and. Its treatment. Hla address was of much tatefest tp the club and Us guests, who Included a number of local phy sicians. -SI' Guests were Drs. J. H- Mc Neill, C. S. Sink, H. Mi Hutck- eins, P. C. Hubbai'd and A. J. Eller. S. V. 'TpihUnson,''^r. R. Bonssean ■•lid Llehl. Efrnert ,al^ so were giiests af the 'meeting. ’'' j The bttsinesa Session ot the meeting was dlsjjensed - wMh—- In order to gin. ample Ume for tto The time for making loans to farmers for the purpose of plant ing a winter grain crop has been extended to October 15, accord ing to information received in this county from the Emergency ' Crop Loan office. The United States Government will loan money to any farmer, either landlord or tenant who is unable to secure necessary funds elsewhere tor nse for planting winter'grains.*^ The Interest rate will be 5 1-2 per cent and the note will be payable on August 31, 1935. The security required Is a first lien on the crop to be planted. Any. applicant applying for the amount in excess of $150,00 must first ’receive clearance through the. Production Credit Aasoclatlon. «Wilkes county farmers, will make their’' application at Wil kesboro at .the office of Emer gency Crop Loan Office In Post- pHice buil4lBg on Monday , and Tuesday of each week. Boussean, who ii a-^native WUkes. , ^ oi Preaching S^vicM . / Elder B. A. Long AgUl pneach a$):Baptist HosBe church -the tottrtit Sunday Id this'month . M eleven o’clock an4,^at Rock ohii'ich at 7:31) $hgt Ve- program and Abe address of pr.; ’The'*public has a cordial Formal opening of the North Wilkesboro high school on Fri day morning was carried ont in a most inspiring and enjoyable manner, with many of the civic and church leaders of the city taking a part in welcoming the children back to school with ap propriate and helpful remarks. Schools began classroom work a week ago today and on the sec ond day all departments ot the school were well organized and progressing smoothly. Formal opening for the elementary grades was held on Wednesday morning. Friday’s program was opened by 'devotional by Rev. Eugene Olive, pastor of the First Bap tist church. This was followed by short talks by Dr. W. A. Jen kins, Methodist pastor, and Rev. C. W. Robinson, pastor of , the Presbyterian church. The minis ters brought words of good cheer for the students, empbaslzlny adherence to the Golden Rule In school life. ^ Mrs. R. G. Finley, represent ing the Parent-Teacher Associ ation, promised full coope'fation in all school problems by that or ganization, and presented Miss Helen Thompson, of Waynes- ville, Ga., who entertained the hssembly with a most delightful vocal number. J. R. Hix, representing the North Wilkesboro Kiwanls Club. And Ivey Moore, president of'the Lions Club, brought pledge- ot cooperation and good will ' of theee two Impontant Mvlc offah- isetions., O t h e r organintlS(U^ were represent^ on the vrih* gram. Including T. B. McCoy the WUkes Post ot the Amertftiptj Legion, A, S. Ces^l for the ;Beyi Scoots and A. Finley tor’ the ^Irl Sedti'ts. ^ ^ ' ■ iW. H. H. Wei|rli.'chn) ties lo«aI- school.ig.boerd bieN^. Other niembers jtas, t^rd end visiting friends oOh sehool :«.,re jeeognlBsd . HalfBcr^.. Koperiutendeai presided end inede'* “■ Invitation to attend both ssrvic- nonnee^^its for to ' ^regard to ed. 9

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