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I Fostoffice Now
tors Expected Here
Week to B^rin Work
WRT MOVED "IttAPIDLY
ng May Not Be C^-
Untfl Spring of
^•fasnrance that North Wtlkea-
boro !a soon to • have a govera-
meat owned postoffice building
^ ‘ «an be igained by a glance at the
■' ■ meavatlon of the postoffice lot
i oa^C Street, which Is nearing
fetors In charge of
lot stated yesterday
that the excavation would be
Li^^^npleted some time today. Gil
bert Bnglneerlng Company, of
Statesville, Is grading the exca
vation. dirt from which is being
site of the propos-
of the firm of Lund-
jr**o4rg-Rlchter, now engaged in
erecting naval buildings at Oce-
■- anport, N. J., are expected here
: this week to begin actual work
On erection of the building.
Contractors on a recent visit
. ■ to this city stated that about
i seven months wilt be necessary
jkto turn out a complete job for
government and it is not ex-
^ p«ted that the new building will
be ready for occupancy before
Four Are Held For
Robbing School Bus
London . . . Princess Marina
of Greece, (above), the bride to
be of Prince George of England
(below) whose wedding this
Fall is to be the highlight of
European social affairs. Prince
George is the youngest of the
four living sons of King George
and Queen Mary.
Four Singings In
County 5th Sunday
Ronda (Quartet Loots S. F. Mas-
tin's School Bus .\nd Take
Quantity of Gas
To Be Held At Stony Fork,
’ Bethel, Goshen and Pleas
Four men were placed in jail
Sunday night on charges of rob
bing S. F. Mastiu’s school bus at
Rcnda. The four in jail in de
fault of $300 bonds are Sol
Hawkins, Harvey Roberts. Brady
Combs and Fred Harris.
D. W. Burchette, Ronda po-
li^ew^, saw the quartet leave
MrT^^astin’s bus and Mr. Mas-
tin was called to see if any dam
age had been done. The tank
bad been robbed of about .six
gallons of gasoline and the gas
lines had been torn out.
George Holland, special police
man who cares for and keeps the
Cf unty bloodhound, was called to
the scene hut the four men had
been apprehended In Hawkins
car before Mr. Holland arrived.
However, the bloodhound was
used and it trailed the men
from the school bus to the point
where they were later appre
hended and identified two as the
ones it was trailing.
On Monday afternoon the ac
cused men were given r
before Magistrates L. G. Myers
and J. W. Cheek and ordered
held in jail in default of bonds
to’r appearance at court.
Sf^ndon Phone Number
And Addres* Located
- In Hauptmann’s Home
New York, Sept. 25.—Flying
B from the west, Col. and Mrs.
Ihsrles A. Lindbergh were back
ontgbt to aid the revived inves-
Igation Into the murder and kid-
laptng of their first child as au-
horities announced discovery of
mporUnt new evidence against
Jrnno Richard Hauptmann, ac-
nsed recipient of the ransom.
New York, Sept. 25.—^The
sjephone number and address of
Batsle’’—Dr. John P- Condon.
Suom intermediary In the kld-
ap-WUlng of baby Charles A.
■iniihergh—were found today on
cleverly-bulU secret cloMst pan-
1 in the Bronx home of Bruno
A second board, on which was
rritten fhcnres officials believed
a be serlSl numbers of the ran-
om curr«cy, also was found,
The prisoner, confronted with
he exhlblU, admitted the writ-
ig. District Attorney Samuel J.
’oley dectored. Hauptmann gave
s his reason for -the writing, It
«s stated, an Interest In the
ilndbergh mystery* but this In-
srest was not defined.
Oaso I# Com^e
“When I said we had an iron-
ound case,’’ the district attor-
ey asserted, “I meant It, but It
Dded on a lot of eyldenee.
Jay, however. Inspector
lekman brought from the
ne of the defendant the
ird# taken from Inside a clos-
case is now completely
Sacred singers in Wilkes and
adjoining counties are getting
ready for the fifth Sunday sing
ings to be held at various places
Sunday. These singings, which
are held by several singing asso
ciations, attract large crowds
amLjuany siirging classes..
• Blue Ridge .Singing
J. C. .McNeill, president of the
Blue Ridge Singing .Association,
expects an interesting session
with plenty of good singing at
Stony Fork Baptist church near
Deep Gap Sunday. Singing class
es are expected from severiil
churches in Willte.s. Watauga
and Ashe counties. Tlie singing
will begin at ten o'clock with de
votional by Rev. Ed O. Miller,
address of welcome by Rev.
Henry Smith and response by
Prof. Carl Hendrix. Morning and
afternoon sessions will be held.
The Southside Singing .Asso
ciation, headed by W. A. Jen
nings, of Pores Knob, Is expect
ing a good singing at Goshen
Baptist church. Several choirs,
quartets and soloists will take
' "’.rt in the day’s program.
Stone Mountain Singing
Stone Mountain Singing Asso
ciation will be a home coming
program at Bethel church near
Hays. J. -A. Gilliam, chairman,
announces a good program of
singing and speaking. The public
has a cordial invitation to enjoy
the day at Bethel.
Ronda Singing Meeting
A big gathering with plenty
of good singing is expected at
Pleasant Grove church near
Cllngman. The singing will begin
at ten o'clock 'and continue
through the day with time out
for lunch. A number of well
trained singing classes will take
Officials of ail the singing as
sociations are Inviting alt sing
ers of sacred music to attend
and take part in the various pro,
Wilkes Man Is
G. H. Reeves, Sentenced Eor
Abandonment, Gete Clem
ency of Governor ;
Governor J. X>, B. Ehringhaus
on Tuesday issued a parole for
G. H. Reeves, sentenced' to , 12
months for abandonment the
March term of Wilkes Court. He
bad served half of hla sentence.
However, the Governor’s trend
in iss^nce of pvol^ was any
thing but lenient. Out^of 54 ap
plications seven paroles were is
sued while 47 were rejected.
COUNTY BOARDS TO
MEET ON MONDAY
:He highest mountain on the
I to^id he 86,000 feet in-
The board of county oommia-
'siouers and the board of educa
tion will hold their regular Oc
tober meetings on the first Mon
day, October 1, In Wllkesboco.
Placements of PuHic Works
PjDjects Greatly Alleviate
OTHERS NEEDING WORK
National Re-employmeiit Of
fice Acts as Agency For
Petrie Wanting Workers
R. L. Wooten, director of the
National Re-employment here
for five counties, today issued a
statement calling attention to
the. fact that his office is an em
ployment agency, not only for
those desiring work, but for any
one who wants any kind of la
Placements of Public Works
Projects in the five counties
which the office serves hav^
greatly alleviated the unemploy
ment situation but Mr. Wooten is
pointing out that there are many
yet who need work and that his
office will answer calls from in
dustry, farmers and other indi
viduals in need of laborers.
The statement Issued today by
Mr. Wooten for publication in
The Journal-Patriot follows:
“I would like for you to "noti
fy your readers through your
columns that persons desiring
work or desiring to employ help
should get in touch with this
“We have a large list of un
employed representing- practical
ly every class of labor such as
factory workers, farm help, car
penters, both skill and rough,
brick masons, truck drivers, and
a large number of laborers who
are willing to do any kind cf
work at a reasonable price.
“Any time that any person de
sires to employ help, we will do
our best to supply them with
qualified men or women. j
New York . . . For more than
thirty years Dr. Raymond Dtt-
mars (above), of the N. Y. Zoo,
has followed the trail , of the
"Bushmaster” snake in South
America, the most dangerou*
American reptile. Here he is
shown with one captured last
month and now housed here.
Right of Way For
Bri^e Is Assured
Attorney For State Highway
Commission Appears Be
fore City Commissioners
"We have several openings!
now for middle aged wotnen of]
good reputation and recommen
dation as cooks and housekeep
“When calling on this service
for workers, employers should
state the wages expected to pay,
kind of work and endurance of
"Applicants should bear In
mind that they are required to
renew their applications every
ninety days or their cards will be
transferred to the inactive file.’’
Was Held Sunday
Brushy Mountain Assodation-
al B. Y. P. U. Meeting Held
at Pilgrim Church
Brushy Mountain B. Y. P. U.
Associational meeting was held
at Pilgrim church near Congo
Sunday afternoon with represen
tatives of many churches in at
Reports showed that the past
year in the association has been
characterized by expansion and
achievement in the Yonng Peo
ples’ Unions. Mrs. John Cashtpn
president, presided over the as
Devotional was conducted by
Prof. T. E. Story, after which re
ports from district leaders were
heard.* Report on Junior and In
termediate work was given by
Miss Marie McNeill and,: In the
absence of Bryan Hurd, Mrs
Cashlon gave a report ou exten
sion work. Report of the Baptist
Camp at Ridgecrest was given
by W. K. Sturdivant.
Special music In the form of a
duet 'by Mrs. Tal Barnes and
Mrs. W. K. Sturdivant was high
ly enjoyed. '
Officers as follows were elect
ed for the associational B. Y. P.
U. for the coming yeai • Mrs.
John Cashion, president; W. K.
Sturdivant, vice president; Miss
Manie Brewer, secretary; Fred
Shuhaker. Fate Matherly, Mrs.
Sam ffrter ind Bill Dancy, dis
trict leaders; Miss Joyce Well
born, Junior leader; Miss Marie
McNeill. Intermediate leader;
Fred '^alsh,’chorister; Miss Ur
sula Blevins, ptanliit; Rev. Avery
Churcb, associational pastor.
(Ml Treatiiig P«it Of
Highway Number 18
Workmen of the state highway
commission are busy this week
resurfacing a secMon of hlghway
number 18 betwe^ Boomer and
the 'Caldwell county Une. That
part of the highway tks been in
need of repair for some time iiml ■
crushed roch and oil treatment is*
being applfed. 7
Aldermen of the town of North
Wilkesboro met in recess session
yesterday aft', moon and removed
one if the obstacles in the way of
the state highway commission F
ting contract for construction of a
bridge across Reddjes River on
highways numbers 60 and 16 on
the western boundary of the city.
Ther. is a specification that on
projects in municipalities the state
highway commission must be in
demnified against claims for dam
ages from the right-of-way prop
The city commissioners authoriz
ed Mayor J. A. Rousseau to sign
an agreemjnt indemnifying the
state highway commission in an
amount not in excess of $750. A
belief was eixpressed that the dam
ages would not be heavy due to the
public improvement the new bridge
At a previous meeting the com
missioners agreed to clear the
state from all damages on the
route known as the D street loca
tion, but this route was not ap
proved by the federal bureau of
roadis; due to the fact that on a
location above that one the bridge
could be constructed for $17,000
less cost, according to information
given by an attorney for the state
highway authorities here yester
Mayor Rousseau and all mem
bers of the board, S. V. Tomlin
son, Ralph Duncan, I. E. Pearson,
R. T. McNeill and Hoyle Hutchens,
were present in the call meeting.
Charles Ross,of Raleigh, attorney
for the state highway commission,
and H. E. Noell, 4>vision engineer,
appeared before the board and
stated the contentions of the high
way body regarding the right-of-
way for the bridge approaches.
To Become Eye, iSir, Nose and
Throat Specialist; Will
Dr. W. K. Newton, prominent
local physician, will enter New
York Polyclinic Institute Satur
day to begin a year’s study on eye,
ear, nose and throat treatment. -.
After completing the coarse.
Dr. Newton will locate iii North
Wilkesboro, according to present
This week Dr. and Mrs. Newton
are visiting relatives at Fountain,
from where they Will proceed to
Barbecue And Fish Fry
At Boone Hatchery
HiBidreds of Cases Pending
Trial; Judge C^ksby
Regular fall term of WUkes
Superior court for the trial of
civil actions will convene In Wll-
kesboro- Monday morning with-
Judge John H. Oglesby, of Con
The term will be for two weeks
and the calendar has already
been made out by the Wilkes
Clearing up all cases calendar
ed for trial borders on the Im
possible as It has been pointed
out that the court Is several
years behind and that most of
the cases placed on the calendar
were actions started prior to
1932. Hundreds of cases of re
cent origin were necessarily om-
mitted from the docket for the
term beginning Monday.
Dr. Hubbard To
Be Club Speaker
Will Address Wilkeshtwo Wo
man's Club In Meeting Fri
Dr. F. C. Hubbard will speak
to the Wilkesboro Woman’s Gliib
Friday afternoon on the subject,
“Diagnosis Of Cancer.” It is ex-
'■jcted that his address will be
very interesting and a full at
tendance is urged.
The meeting will be held at
the home of Mrs. F. G. Holman
with Mrs. F. J. Hartley and Mrs.
T. E. Story as joint hostesses.
To Invite Grange
•> . ■»
New York . . . Morris Fisher
above), holder of all Important
fie and pistol - shooting pities
and "two breasts full of medals"
is one of the guards at ‘the J. P.
Morgan Wall Street Bank. Fish
er was a Sergeant Major In Jhe
U. S. Marines, Just retired;
Is In Progress
Ten Schools Are Now At
Work; Others May Begin
At Early Date
Other Payments Will
In November and First
of the Year
T. W. Ferguson and M. A.
Cockerham Are Attending
Invitation for the 1935 state
Grange convention to be held In
North Wilkesboro was carried to
the 1934 convention at Lumber-
ton yesterday by Mr. and Mis.
T. W. Ferguson, Mr. and Mrs.
M. A. Cockerham and Mr. and
Mrs. J. M. German, delegates
from the Wilkes Pomona Grange.
Wilkes has a good Chance of
securing the 1936 convention
and It Is understood that the
executive committee has report
ed favorably on the Invitation.
Ten schools In Wilkes county
are now being operated by the
FBRA office for the benefit of
adults and teachers who did not
get employment in the regular
schools this year.
These schools were originated
for the purpose of giving adults
an opportunity to learn the es
sentials of education and to en
able teachers who were other
wise unemployed to gain a liv
Tlie teachers who have been
approved by relief authorities
and who have organized add’
schools in their communities are
i as follows; A. C. Sidden, Joynes;
James T. Nichols, Wilkesboro
route 1; Ted R. Nichols, Pur-
lear; W. R. Craft, Boomer; W.
H. Hurley, Millers Creek; W. E.
McCarter, Union Grove: A. B.
Hayes, Hays; Mrs. S. M. Bur
chette, Ferguson; W. R. Harold,
Mulberry; Pearl Jarvis, Fishing
Applications for other teach
ers are pending and It is prob
able that a few more schools
will soon be under way. One col
ored ■ teacher has qualified.
Salaries are paid to these
teachers by the North Carolina
Emergency Relief Administra
Government checks toti
$3,542.60 were received tUa
week by Miss Rosa BllUnga.
treasurer of the Wilkes Ccr^
Hog Control Association, to
distributed to the contract slgB-
ers in Wilkes county.
This sum represented twi^
fifths of the total farmers of
Wilkes will receive for rednelaE
their 1934 crops of corn and
hogs. The benefits will be paid
in three Installmenis: one no'W;
the second in Novenvber and th«
final payment about January 1-
Two-fifths are being paid at tbia
time, one-fifth will be the second
installment, and the final pay
ment will be the remaining two-
fifths. -- .
The checks made payable to
117 of those who signed redne-
tion contracts are now in the
flee of County Agent A. G. Han-
dren and may be called for at
any time. Attention is called to
the fact, however, that no cbeek
will be mailed out or deliver^
to anyone except to whom It Is
made payable. For this reason It
is necessary that the ’ recipients
of the checks call in person.
They must sign lor the cheeks
in their own handwriting.
The checks range in amount
from the smallest of $6 to a-
round $200 and are made on the
Treasury of The United States.
Payments to nine of the crop
reduction contract signers la
Wilkes have nob. arrived but are
expected as quickly as some min
or adjustments are made.
Other counties which are
members of the Wilkes Associ
ation, these being Ashe, Alle
ghany, Watauga, Surry, Yadkin.
Alexander, Caldwell, Mitchell,
Catawba, Avery, Burke. Lincoln
and Yancey. Checks for signers
in these other counties will ar
rive in a short time.
On Friday night, October 6, a
fish fry and barbecue will take
place at the Boone Flab Hatch
ery near Rutherwood. The pro
gram , will begin at eight o’clock
with string music and speeches
by prominent aportamen. The oe-
casion la. sponsored by thb Wa
tauga and Game Cl^b and
proceeds' from ibe SO-cent adn
missions .will be used for . Im
provement of the fislr hatchery.
Lumberton, Sept. 26—A ten-
point tax program for North Caro
lina was advocated) at the State
Grange convention meeting; here
today by Dr. Clarence Poe, editor
of the Progressive Farmer.
The tax proposal included amend
ments to the state constitution;
safeguards against increasing pub
lic drtits and taxes; exemption of
$1,000 for home owners; redfuetion
of thousands of dollars in debts
from real estate values, including
livestock, furniture and machinery
and personal property exemptions;
and^assessing land and buildiings
separately for a large school fnnd.
Dean J. W. Harrelson of state
collegfe advocated' planned Mving.
Mrs. W. T. Lanten and Mrs. W.
W. McCuUock, both of Madison,
Were selected for the affirmative,
and Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Neal, of
Pleasant Garden, for the negative
for a debate to be held.
Robeson Pomcna Grange yras
host tonight at a chicken stew and
Dr. Poe stated that the time has
come for the state to adopt a sound
taxation program. “We need a
system that will encourage home
ownership instead of penalizing; it.”
the editor stated. “We need a sys
tem that will promote the conser
vation of the state’s chief agricul
tural and industrial resources,
soils, forests, and water power,
rather than accentuate their de
After sununariaing the needs oi
the state the speaker saggeeM, a
Dr. Poe stated thai the sta^ be
Umit^ to a certain amount" of
qaw debt for each dollar of the old
de^ paid off and that an addition
al aafeguard against ^ reckless
spending be created.
A change in. our state law “so
as . to permit a mi ' ‘
mttch as $1.SK) of
Ex-Sheriff W. D. Woodruff
111 At Wilkesboro Home
Friends of Ex-Sheriff W. D.
Woodruff will be sorry to loam
that he is confined to his hoaie
in Wilkesboro by illness. He baa
been undergoing treatment^for
several weeks, but very little Im
provement in his condition Is
Ex-Sheriff Woodruff is widely
known over this section of the
state, having served the county
as sheriff for four terms.
Series of Services On “Supre
macy of the Sfrfritual” AU
A series of special services
will begin at the North WUkes-
^boro Methodist church Sunday
and continne throughout next
week, Dr. W. A. Jenkins, pastor,
Services will be held each eve
ning at 7:30 and the general
theme will be "Saprem'acy of The
Spiritual." Sermons by the pas
tor are expected tg be highly in
spirational and the general pub
lic has a most-cordial Invitation
Chief J. M. Anderson Is^
Recovering From Operati
Merchants Asked To.
»Mak« Reports Promptly
Deputy Collector J. R.
of the state revenue depart
ment, Is calling the attention of
merchants to file their quarterly
returns either with him or mail
same to the Rideigh office be
tween October 1st and J5tb. This
covers the quarter ending
September 30th, Mr. Rousseau
^ The co-operation of all mer
chants will be greatly appreciat
ed, "Mr. Ronssean stated, as
prompt reporting wlU save time
for both the merchant and those
connected with the state rerenne
Twins Bom On DiKeVent Days
Lebanon, O., Sept. -25.—Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Ellis are. par
ents of new twin girls, bnt the
babteB wlU never have the eanrt>
_ _ birthdays. J«rt before midnight,
to dedaet a)»iA ^
mlnu^ later, sdter midnight, a
gaepi^ OM followed.
Chief of Police /. M. Anderson
was able to leaver the WUken
Hospital Sunday where he ttnd^
erwent an operation for appen
dicitis about ten days ago. While
not well again, CbM Anderson is
well on the to complete
covery and will aj^Jn he" i^itfwa
in looking after his duties wftA-
in a tew days.
Davie County Republicaiis.
Hold Meeting At Advance
Mocksvilie, Sept. 25.—Davie
county Republicans opened ilieir
campaign Monday night at Ad
vance. B. C. Brock, candidate Jbc
re-election to the house of rspse
sentatfves, was the main spsnlpr-
Other candidates, all of-whom am
up for re-election are:-Clwk ad
superior court, M. A. Hartmaa:
Sheriff, C. C. Smoot; register ef
deeds, J. W. Tomer; cortamr. W.
F. McCulloh: county commkiiOB-
ers, Chaiman L. M. Totterow, &.
M. Brewer and J. Frank H«>d^;
surveyor, W. F. Stoossfa'^
Lions Meet Tonigh^ ^
BsMn To Here
W. j, Bason will have eharge'
of the Lions Club’# prqgriun-ln
the meeting to be held, tt^eve
ning, seven o’clottk#. '^ . DotA
Wilkes. A fall attendant iMt
Lions Is expected. - ....
Weatherford, Okla., Sept,
—Dot Carmlll, 19. has goSTe Him ..
Rev. John Tseiler of
snake tame one . better,. hJ
by a mad fox, CanalU _
faith On a '^adsto*^;
achs of Jeer.', .-7