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Pays His Respects To Prize
Fighters, Movies and Dog
Owners—Holding Court In
Charlotte, Feb. 27.—Prize
fights in general and Jack
Dempsey, in particular, wild
West motives and men who
* keep dogs are public menaces in
the judicial opinion of Judg-:
a A. M. Stack.
Judge Stack, presiding ir
Mecklenburg Superior Court
here, delivered his phillipic ir
sentencing Benny Mack, boxer
to serve from 20 to 25 years ir
State's Prison for killing YV. R
Moore, landscape architect, ir
an argument over a bull dog.
A few excerpts from th(
"A boxer like Benny Mael
has his instincts developed foi
pugnacity. Men get in the rim
and pummel each other. Tha
destroys a man's ideas o
"I'd like to see Jack Demp
sey in jail. He has done mori
to corrupt the boys and men o
this country than any one
♦ "There is not a boxing mate I
that doesn't diminish respec
for the law. The moving pic
tures are doing the same thin«
> v Down in my home town th
fJk other day some small boy
dressed as cowboys and robbei
a store. The movies suggestei
that to them."
"There was no necessity t
kill this man over an old dot
I think it ought to be a trim
for a man to keep a dog."
The "lay sermon," as Hi
Honor described the delivei
ance, was precipitated durin
the testimony of Dr. W. P
Wish art. Charlotte physicia
and boxing commissioner wh
rose in defense ol' the sport i
answer to a question of th
Fined On Charge
Of Being Drun
Dee Smith and Arthur Ca
houn, charged with bein
drunk and disorderly, wei
fined $5.00 and half of the co:
each by Justice N. A. Marti
9 on Sunday.
Danbury Route 1.
Danbury Route 1. March
Mr. Leonard Stephens ca
ed on Miss Nellie Rhodes Su
Mr. Ivey Royal called to si
Miss Xaoma Priddy Saturds
Mr. Cur'is Flincl.uni call
to see Miss Josie Rhodes Su
Mrs. James Young has be
l' confined to her bed with illne
the past week, but is imprc
V/hen the meek inherit t
earth it is going to be wor
walking across town to s
the unmeek take it away frc
[ IN STOKES
i Will Be Continued Two Weeks
» Longer In Schools Dr.
1 Branch Was Visitor Here.
Dr. Branch, of Raleigh, head
*| of the mouth hygiene depart
* j ment of the State Board of
i Health was a visitor to Dar.-
o bury on Frday. He stated that
n the regular period of the dental
e clinic in the schools of Stokes
had experied but he hoped to
n continue the clinic for two
t weeks longer on account of
n some time being lost during the
i . .
r, influenza epidemic,
n Dr. Moore, who has been
t. working in Stokes, has resign
n ed and Dr. A. J. Pringle, of
Stokes, has been appointed in
fe his stead.
! There are eight dentists en
k gaged in this work in schools
•r of the State, Dr. Branch said,
g The work is free to the school
ir children within certain ages.
>f Dr. Branch's work in addi
. tion to the management of th*;
a- clinics by the eight dentists, is
■e lecturing in the schools on
)f mouth hygiene, etc., and this
I department of the State Board
of Health is doing a great work
h in the State,
L '~, "Spider Gang" Got
K - i Three In One Day
1 Deputy Sheriff Cleve Lawsor
>(i and his "spider gang" this week
•d captured three copper stills ir
one day, bringing them all hert
* j on the same car at one trip
jr. The coppers ranged in capacitj
ijj from 30 to 50 gallons. None ol
their operators were arrested
j s 1 Asked if they thought the}
,)•. had captured about all the still:
■ r i:i this section, one of the depu
A. ties stated that, in his opinion
in they had only started, and tha
h.) there were scores and perhap
in hundreds of them left.
' Methodist Churcl
j Ist Sunday—Bethesda, 11 i
V m.; Pine Hall, 3p. m.; Fores
al- Chapel, 3:30 p. m.
ng 2nd Sunday—Davis Chapt
're 11 a. m.; Vade Mecum, 3p. m.
jst Danbury, 7:30 p. m.
:in 3rd Sunday—Pine Hall, 11 i
m.; Forest Chapel, 3 p. m.; Bt
Ihesda. 7:30 p. m.
4th Sunday—Danbury, 11 ;
\ m.; Vade Mecum, 3 p. m.; Davi
l "'j Chapel, 7p. m.
m 'i . i!i Sunday—Danbury, 11 ;
'm.; Bethe.-'da, 3 p. m.
a,N j One of the eight cruisers ai
t homed by Congress, and no
' | under construction, has bet
hl named Chicago. And still v
'talk of peace.—Judge.
ess , Illinois is said to be makin
ov " rapid progress as a fruit-gro\
| ing State. We hope the figun
1 aren't based on pineapple pr
rth duction. —Arkansas Gazette.
soe J. 11. Bondurant. of Franci
om co. i visiting his sister in Ta
, we'll county, Va.
Danbury, N. C., March 6, 1929.
[TWO DEATHS - •
I OCCUR ATKINCI
: | Family With 16 Members
, | News and Personal Items In |
j And Around King.
j King, March 5.—M». and Mrs.
- | William Mi'Gw, who reside five nviles
• i west of here, are the parents of six
, teen children all of whom are livinS
' I and they are a young looking couple,
t Mr. McGee is engaged in the roller
I i mill business and has been for a
| number ol' years. In addition to hav
' , ing the largest family Mr. McGee
has the distinction of being one of
jthe beat millers in this section.
' j Mr. John Love and family, of
f Salisbury, spent Sunday here as the
B ! guests of Mr. Love's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. James Love, Sr.
| Work on a new home in west King
I i'jr Joseph C. Kulk is well under
way and will Ih> pushed thr >ugh io
j completion at an early date.
1; Mr. and Mis. Sam Tesh. of Win-
H ' :;ton-S:ilem, were among the visitors
| here Sunday.
| Mrs. Elizabeth Bennett, aprud 92
years, died at her home near Ca
| pelia Wednesday. The funeral ser
s vice was conducted at Mount Olive
I. chuivh Thursday afternoon at two
• 'o'clock i'nd burial followed in the
| Miss Percie Kirby, of Winston
_ Salem, spint Sunday with relatives
and friends here.
' John Smith has opened up his new
S electric shoe sh ip here and seems to
n be enjoying a nice business.
C. T. McGee ha? his family
s to Klkin, where he is engaging in
d the automobile business.
• ' Miss Ethel Kirby, of this place,
underwent a mastoid operation In
the Lawrence hospital at Winston-
Salem last week, is reported to be
_ d:>ing nicely.
j Edgar Is.k-y. of Groennboro, was
v among the visitors here Sunday. He
was the guest of relatives.
' Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Hall, sf Pilot
II Mountain, spent Sunday with rela
k tives here.
U The home of Mr. and Mrs. X.
Fletcher Kiger wa;; made happy Fri
e day by the arrival of an >ther baliy.
1. Dewey Gunter, of High Point ss
y spending a few days with his fath
' er here.
)f Ex-Sher IT James C. Wall, of Wal
| nut Cove, was here Saturday look
ing afl-r some business matters.
• V Master T. I). Tuttle, ;1" Rural
Is Hall, s|H'nt the week end with hi;
, grand father, T. F. Xewsum, hers
M.i . Luticia Edwards aged
U> yours, died Saturday following i
it lingering illness. Interment was
conducted from Boyles (hapel Sun
>S day afternoon at two o'clock.
1 Mis. Onedi i Caudle, of Winstan
1 Salem, spent Sunday with her pa
rents, Air. and Mrs. James li. t a.i
die, in Walnut Hills.
|| 1 Mr. and Mi . Emmitt Wh'te, o
Ilaml t, spent the week-end will
;i relatives and friends here.
Tom Callowrfy, of Mount Airy
s:uni Sunday here as the guest o
his father, T. F. Calloway.
ie j Mr. and Mrs. Gilmer Newsuni, o
Winston-Salcnv, spent Sunday will
'•'» relatives and friends here.
a Held For Court
e- On Serious Charg
„ ' Arthur Sartin was arrestei
Sunday for operating an auto
m,obile while under the infill
t once of liquor. At a hearin;
the same day before Justice N
A. Martin he was bound o\c
to Superior court under a boil
v;f SSCO. The bond was iur
>w . ,
ished and Sail in was release!
tVC Evangeline Booth says thei
are no flop houses where w
men drop in just to sleep. Sh
should visit the great Ar»uv
can home. —Washington !' st
ro " We suppose that when Mu
solini talks to himself the Fa
. i.-1 press : head-lines re:
a/.- "Premier in Conference." -
i , FOR DANBURY?
Meeting of Baseball Fans Held
Here Tuesday Night—May
j Form Stock Company At
j Second Meeting Tomorrow
i If plans of the Danbury base
ball fans materialize it looks
like Danbury will have a base
ball park before the opening of
the ball season.
An enthusiastic meeting
• was held here last night with
this object in view, and a sec
ond meeting was called for
: Thursday night uf this week
to give the proposition further
It is learned that the ground
' | used the past season can be se
! cured for the park and that a
" fence and grandstand will cost
, S4OO to SOOO. It is proposed
> to raise the necessary funds
by selling stock in the project.
' Play Given By
The play, "Deacon Dubbs,"
'' presented here Saturday night
by high school pupils of the
. Danbury school under the sup
-1 ervision of Miss Elizabeth Rus
e sell was well rendered and re
ceived with much pleasure bv
L> a large audience. The part of
the Deacon was well taken by
I Lo vell Smith. Chattie Peppei
successfully played the art oi
• Miss Phillipino Popover, the
old maid housekeeper.
s Ellen Lackey, as Yennie Yen
l * sin. a Swedish maid, was tint
l_ as was also Decloris Robertson
'• as the vivacious Trixy Cole
man. Frances Humphreys, a:
is Emily Dale, Mattie Hole, a:
- Rose Raleigh, Bill Pringle, ai
Amos Coleman, Frances Mar
is tin, as Rowden C rowiey ant
'* Sheppard Moore as Deuteron
... omy, the hired man played thei
II • parts well and the entire cas
showed good training and res
of taient was much in evidence
th Carl Ray Flinchum, as Majo
v McNutt was absent and his par
i>t' was read by Prof. Brown.
. A chorus in rjthm by si
iii >.* iris effectively costumed wa
an attraction between the fir«
and second acts. Edna Huds
peth, as a colonial girl, sweetl
.ang, "Smiling Through," bt
Juveen the second and thir
George Dalton Is
| Held r'or Cow
11 i George Dalton, colored, of tl
I'ine Hall section, was given
M " hearing here Tuesday befoi
' l '" Justice L. J. Young on tl
Vharge of shooting Rush Sa
terlield, also colored, a few da}
, since. Dalton was held fi
. court under SBOO bund which I
t gave. It is learned that Dalt
was already under a heavy l>oi
is- in other cases. Satterlield w
u- shot through the head l)iit
ad recovering. The bullet we
through his mouth from t
NEW ROAD SUPT.
Succeeds L. M. McKenzie, He-
I signed—Highway Commiss
ion Held Session At Court
Pinnix Bailey, of Walnut
■ Cove, was appointed superin
i tendent of roads in Stokes coun
■ tv on Monday of this week, to
f succeed L. M. McKenzie, of
(iermanton, who has held the
r jxisition for the past two years.
i Mr. McKenzie tendered his
- resignation recently.
r The county highway com
c mission was in session here
i' Monday, and the appointment
of a new road superintendent
1 was the most important busi
- ness transacted by the board.
a 1 It is stated that under the
t new gas tax act of the Legis
-1 lature Stokes will get someth
s ing near $27,000 annually from
• the State for road maintenance
in the county. At present the
county is levying about $44,000
1 road tax, so that this year the
levy for roads will be cut down
more than half.
Miss Slate Entertains
Friends at Party
King, March 5.—A host of
v friends were given a splendid
'f entertaniment by T»Vss Moneda
y Slate at her home Saturday
night, March 2nd. The occas
»f ion was an apron party. Three
e contests were engaged in dur
ing the evening, premiums be
i- ing awarded to the winners
ie The major contest of course
i, was that of hemming the ladies
s- aprons. Mr. Lester Boyles was
is awarded a prize for being th»
is best at needle work. Refresh
is ments were served and the oc
i'- casion thoroughly enjoyed
id Those present were: Misso;
n- Edith and Addie Gentry, Lil
ir lian Boyles, Ruth Carroll, I'>e
st Patterson, Beulah and Edit!
al Jones, Pauline, Ethel and Eu
e. giena Taylor, Amelia Whitt
or ()m.i Ferguson, Lemal Hart
rt grove, Nellie Covington, AY
and Josephine Boyles and Jose
ix phine Slate; Messrs. Bah»so
as Hall. Otis Durham, Homer Tut
st tie, Plilmer Covington, Home
Is- Edwards, Holton Gentry. Ere
ly Slate, Boyd and Loyd Fergi
»e- son, Troy, Wiley and Carle
rd Jones, O'dell Palmer, Raymom
Lester and Clyde Boyles. Clyd
Bennett, C* leman ' Robertsoi
rv witt Cromi i", Woodrow Tin
I't tie. Cardell Ward, and Arnol
• Top-dress;'ng wheat wit
((uick-acting nitrogen mater';
he increased the yield per aci
il '- about 24 bushels on a demoi
. vs st ration conducted last year 1
E. F. Pickel, of Davidson coui
md \\'hen you see a gentlenu
,-as rolling a peanut along the hig
is way with his nose, that is pu
iMit is'.iment for not readiitg T1
the Literary Digest.—Los Angel
I KEEP TOBACCO
| Hoard of Trade of Winston-
Salem Votes to Continue
Sales Until March 7.
j The Winston-Salem Tobacco
; Board of Trade, in special se.s
- sion Wednesday morning, vot
- ed to keep the loose leaf mark
> et open for another week, clos
f ing on March 7, instead of Feb.
. i Decision to keep the market
open another week was caused
by the inclement weather that
is believed to have kept quite
? a bit of tobacco from the local
t warehouse floors,
r The local market has sold
_i 55,412.984 pounds up to this
- Pilot Mt. Sells
: Tuesday the town of Piloi
Mountain voted by popular
) vote to sell the power plant, th»
transmission lines, *and power
and lijjrht franchise to the Sou
thern Public Utilities company,
for a period of sixty years for
the sum of $75,000. The vot.;
cast in the referendum on the
power plant sale stood 175 for
f and one vote against, according
;| to Mayor H. K. Swanson of that
' | RIDDLES.
e | Why is St. Paul's Cathedral like
•- a bird's nest? (Because it was bui.t
by a Wren.)
Add the letter S to nine, and make
it equal only two-thirds of its oriir
e inal value. (S added to IX (nine) is
s What is it that s -ldoin pets out of
iS its be.d? (A river.)
Why is not a distance at sea mea
sured by miles as it is on land? (Be
-1~ cause it is knot.)
What ha.« a head, but. e\ra if
. eyes? (A pin.)
Why are bedclothes like trains?
JS (Because they ti'o over sleepers.)
j_ What plant stands for the fipure
four? (IV, ivy.)
Why is a tipht boot like an oak
;!l tree? (Becau.e it produces a corn—
What value is the moon? (Four
Demonstrations before 2,330
" l school children featured a rat-
l '~ killing campaign made in An
n I son Countv recently.
er I The county poultry associa
n\ ''on of Caston County has mar
u- keted 24,687 pounds of live
os ; poi.ltrv for its members since
(1. the ■' * cf t!u> year.
The teeth in the Volstead
Law s>»ms to need plenty ot
~ gold tilling.- -( iticinnati Times
- Yor ■ get along at Christ
mas without holly, but you
i | , f , ,
must have the berries.—Virgin
, >: * * * .:*♦♦♦*
m- * RENEW NOW *
* Do it now. Do it today *
* before you forget it, for do- *
ten * it-now folks are always *
rh- * happy. 50c pays for 4 *
in- * months, 75c for 6 months, *
"h'j! * $1.50 for one year. Do it *
les ' * now. Danbury Reporter. *
' # $ * t 4- *' * * *