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DAN BURY REPORTER
BAD AUTO WRECK
NEAR WALNUT COVE
Five Persons Injured But All
Are Improving Head On
Collision Between Cars Driv
en By Dr. Helsabeok and
Mrs. Mary ion try.
Fiw persons were injured
and thive oi them carried to a
hospital Sunday afternoon
when cars driven by Dr. C. J.
ilHelsabeck, of Walnut Cove, and
Mary Gentry, daughter
of ex-sheritt' J. F. Dunlap, had
a head-on collision on the high
way near Fulp station, 2 miles
south if Walnut Cove.
The injured are: Dr. C. J.
Helsaleck, who sustained a cut
on the leg; Mrs. Helsabeck. who
was cut about the eyes: Miss
Eunice Morefield, who was
severely shocked; Miss Gladys
Morefield. who sustained a
badly bruised shoulder and
back; and Mrs. Gentry, who
received a bad cut across the
forehead. The Misses More
field are the daughters of Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Morefield. of
Walnut Cove. ■
Dr. and Mrs. Helsabeck
were traveling toward Winston-
Salem when the accident oc
curred. Mrs. Gentry, accom
panied by her little son, Jack,
and the two Misses Morefield,
L were traveling toward Walnut
™Cove. Mrs. Gentry, witnesses
stated started to pass another
automobile and before she was
able to get by the accident took
place. None of the cars were
traveling rapidly, it was stat
An ambulance was called im
mediately after the accident
and all of the injured except
Mrs. Gentry were carried to a
Winston-Salem hospital. It is
understood that the little boy
received but a very minor cut
which required no medical at
The automobiles were bad
ly damaged. witnesses stated.
Reports today were to tho
effect that all of the patients
were recovering as rapidly as
Paul Taylor Will
Paul Taylor left Thursday
for Kingstree, S. ('., where ht
goes to prepare for the open
ing of his warehouse there on
July 30th. Indications are at
present that the tobacco croj
in South Carolina is not as good
as last year, but it is believed
that conditions will improve
with better weather.
Contract has just been lei
for a new tobacco warehouse a
Madison. The building is t
be 84x170 foot. Sam 11. Price
an experienced warehouseman
has already the ware
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Stokes County Sunday School
Convention Most Interesting
For Years—Officers Elected.
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Stokes f.-untv Sunday Scn-vj!
Convention hoid one of the mo-c
interesting conventions of tne
l county's history at the Ml.
Zion church near Pinnacle.
i! The morning session opened
. at 10:30 o'clock, the devotional
j being led by Rev. J. W. Camp
bell. Following, Rev. D. M.
s Allen, Rector of Christ's Epis
.copal church of Walnut Cove,
'spoke on the subject of "Prac
tical Plans for Building up the
Sunday School," in which, first
of all, the convention was
shown the necessity of a thor-!
ough diagnosis of each Sunday c
School before starting the ac- u
tual olans for building up th-> 0l
school. ' tt
At the 11:30 hour. Miss Flora'p
Davis, Supt. of the North Car- w
olina Sunday School Association 0
spoke on the subject of "Our:
Sunday School Task." It is, y
vitally necessary for the Sun- i
day School to dispense know- j
ledge and social service; and as a
a result, the Sunday School r
produces Christian character.
At the 2:00 o'clock hour, I
Rev. J. W. Cathpbell spoke on
the subject of "Effective Or
ganization and Activities for
the Adult Classes." He pointed •
out the need of having proper- j
ly qualified men and women to, 1
fill the offices. Miss Davis then i
spoke on "Effective Teaching." i
I At the afternoon business
session, the committee was ap
pointed to select a place of next 1
meeting. Quaker Gap was
selected and approved by the '
convention. The committee's
report for nomination of ottic- ;
ers for the ensuing year was
approved by the convention as
H. K. McPherson, President.
; A. S. Francis, V-President. J
F. I). Young, Secretary.
Mrs. M. O. Jones, Supt. Chil
-1 dren's Division.
• T. C. Jones, Supt. Young
' People's Division.
M. O. Jones, Supt. Adult Di- 1
' vision. I
C. W. Allen, Supt. Adminis-
| At the night session, after
a speech by Miss Flora Davis'
on the subject of "Method of
( Teaching by Story Telling," the
I attendance pennant was award- 1
. ed to Mr. Harvey Johnson.,
I , i
Superintendent of the Quaker
Gap Sunday School.
Mrs. Nancy Stewart
\ Funeral of Mrs. Nancy Jane
Stewart, 79, was conducted
t from the home, 301 South
t I>road Street, Winston-Salem,
) Thursday morning, followed bv
, service proper at Clear Spring
, Baptist church, near Danbury,
. ;•/ o. J. D•. RY. wv*t
. Turtle, an I J. A. Fagg. Inter
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Danbury. N. C., July 10, 1929.
Judge Moore Clears a I^arge
Number of Cases From Dock- j
at—Mostlv Minor Offenses. 1
Criminal court c'.nsed Satin* -
lay. Solicitor Spruiil Vaving
•or h'.s home iate Saturday
evening. Judge Moore spent
the week-end at Piedmont
During the week Judge Moore
imposed fines aggregating more
than a thousand dollars, while
the cost paid by defendants
probably was three times
the amount of the fines. Sev
eral road sentences were also
imposed. About fourteen citi
zens were tried for driving
lutomobiles while intoxicated
During the past year, Stoke
:ourts have cost the county w
ipward of $12,000.00, as most n
offenders were given road sen
tences and the county had to G
pay the bills, however, last n
week's term probably paid its
)wn expenses. C(
Cases disposed of last week
which were not reported in our C
last issue were as follows: f
Ed Barnes and Will Alex
ander. house breaking, larceny
receiving, six months each on n
Durham county roads.
Claud Bullin, resisting officer, (
six months suspended sentence,
show good behavior two years'
and pay cost.
R. T. Ray, possession ot liqu-,
or, judgment suspended on pay-]
ment of cost amounting to
Roy Doss, sale of liquor and
assault with deadly weapon. x
four months on roads.
R. M. Norman and A. D. Ad '
kins, sale of liquor. Norman '
fined $5.00 and half cost. Ad- 1
kins SIOO.OO and half cost. J
George Moore, assault on fe
male. pay cost and show good
I behavior two years.
John William and Bud Tillev,
A. D. W., judgment suspended
!on payment of cost.
Hardy Duncan, C. C. W.,
.lined $50.00 and cost.
Roy Smith and Moil* Nelsor..
manufacturing li(|tior. judg
ment suspended on payment of
, Luther Wilkins, manufactur
!ing liquor, four months on
Jim Throckmorton, conduct
ting disorderly house, judg
ment suspended on payment *>f
cost amounting to $308.00.
i L. M. McKcnzie, operating ;
car while intoxicated, three
cases, to pay cost amounting to j
! $488.00 and not to drive car for j
• Hardin Smith, resisting ottic-1
er, to show good behavior for
threj years and pay cost.
-I Walker Hughes, operating
• car while intoxicated, four
months on rou*!.
V. S. liylton, yOKfces:Mo;i rf
. .(, *. "ot guilty.
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CIVIL COURT .
Several Cases Disposed of
| While Others Are Continued
1 —Court Mav Adjourn Today
The ii.il t 'im of Stok..-,- Su
perior . >urt opened Iv.-if Mon
day m liiiK wit 11 Judge Ciay
ton Moort* presiding and wit'. l ,
quite a number of attorneys in
Among the eases coming up
>at the session are the follow
Lillie Fry vs. James Fry,
- divorce granted.
)' Piedmont Hardware Co. vs.
- S. W. Cox, judgment of non
In re the will of the late
s Samuel Simmons, wherein the
vill is being contested, jury has'"
lot agreed at this writing. j„
Mrs. Elizabeth King vs Mrs. j!■
■andace Smith, continued until i
text term. 11
R. H. King vs. A. C. Miller,
:ontinued until next term.
Fowler-Jones Lumber Co. vs. j'
C. Jones, continued for re- i 1
Commercial Credit Co. vs. (
John G. Fulton, judgment of
non suit. ; I
C. C. Walters vs. N. F. Chris
tian, admr., trial pending.
It' was thought probable 1
Wednesday morning that the
court would adjourn either to
night or tomorrow.
Revival Services Close !
The revival services which
have been in progress at the|
M. E. church here for 10 days j
closed today. The sermons by i
Mrs. Stiedley have been greatly I
enjoyed by the congregations
which have been composed of
people from a distance, as well
as Danbury people. As a re
sult of the meetings I'astoi
Hartsfield received into the M.
K. church eight new members
and several others who pro
fessed will join other churches
Minstrel Show Going
To King and Mayodan
The managers of the minstrel
show, which was given here
and at other places recently,
have received pressing invita
tions to carry the show to May
odan and Kinjr, and dates for
the performances have been
lixed for Mayodan. Friday
night, July 19; King. Saturday
! night, July 20.
Stokes Prisoners To
Durham County Roads
Roy Doss, will Alexander,
' Walker Hughes. Ed Barnes and
Will Hampton, sentenced to
| terms on the road at last week's
'term of Stokes court, were car
ried to Durham county Tues
day by Jailor l!> rkley Smith.
Ail wer. : -'it He.
!>ct*s. I.cn Vv ji'.v iis, who was
' it 'ic • i, w?u allowed ».
» »:ri»)!■■♦«» h s '*o|> ' • •■ t"■
iT, !i ;II:. U.I '.IK road.
ONE MAN STABS !l
ANOTHER AT KING!
(i. F. Petree Makes Record |
Growing Potatoes —Various
News and Personal Items.
Kin.r. s • a-'air, •'
• i. o.t, .1!' !. t. i.r. spent Su'.uv
,.ty ....I hi'ft- till- a"ae.st
Mi. and .Ml'.-. l>a*': I I'allow uy, "f (
Mount Airy, were among th .• visit
,,iv here Sunday.
i'eyton Hutehins han returned to '
Wilmington. Deleware, after .j>t*nd- ,
ins? his vacation with his mother ,
The following births were regis
i teivd here last week: To Mr. arid
Mrs. Roger Galloway, a daughter;
to Mr. and Mrs. Luther Lawson, H
I daughter, and to Mr. and Mrs. Rog
er C. Kiser, a daughter,
i Ta;V.or White has returned to!
I'oaiuke, Va., after spending a few
| days with his mother. Mrs. C. F.
jWhiU. on Main Street
Dr. (iilltert K. Petre.e, of this
place, has made a record in potato
growing th.it is hard to beat. Hi'
planted 'int.- ani one-fourth bushels
lit' Irish potatoes and duir twentv
bushels. If there is* any one who can
•»at Ih fwe » • •'. I'Km to he:ll* from
thclil tK'OUgl: the i l-.i i ti.- t' ti:-•
I.loyd Doss and ■' ones Fowler,
both of whom resul • ne»u hire. tf"t
into a racket on the street here last
Tuesday night when Doss stabbed
Fowler just over the heart and also
inflicted an ugly wound on Aoss'
arm. Dr. G. E. Stone, who attend
ed Fowler, states that he had a
very clone call and had the knife
not struck a rib the stab would have
been fatal. Doss, who was tried in
Stokes Superior court at Danbury
Last week, was jgiven Jour months on.
the county roads.
Miss Oreta THlot»n, of Moorv
county, is spending a few days here
the truest of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
The King: Tigers last to Mount
J Airy in a game played on the Mount
i Airy diamond Saturday. The final
' score stood ten to seven.
I K. M. Hauscr has purchased from
j Walter George, of Charlotte, his
I brick building on Depot Street. Mr.
Hauser has not as yet made known
I his future plans and it is not known
| just what he intends to do with the
I Mr. and Mrs. Albert Rains, ot
Thomas*ville, and formerly of Kins;
are spending; a few days with his
broth*r, O. 1.. Rains, who reside
One of the best baseball games oi
the season was witnessed here or
the fourth of July. The King Tiyr
* e'*> and The Sandy Ridge nine wvrt
the contestants. The game whirr
was hard fought from tne start wai
I "Veiling and very iaterev ting an
resulted in a score of eight to seve*
in favor of the home team. It wa
1 necessary t> play thirteen in
| aing.- due to the sco/o being tied.
Mr. F. A. Maker, a prominen
j idrsnter of Gcrmanton Riute 1. wis
I her.- Friday and informed your cor
.respondent that he has a Rhode Is
■ land R>d hen that laid ail egg las
we.k which measured 1-H incln
•iround the long way end 7 1-2 r
the short way. The egg weighed si
ounces. Mr. Baker states that whe
he broke the egg he found that i
had a white and yellow and on th
'iiside of thi.- was another perectl
formed egg which contained tvv
Miss Clara Pulliam, of Green?
boro, is spending a few days wit
her nuither, Mrs. J. S. D. I'ullian
who reside* iu West King.
A very interesting game of ba
1 was played Saturday afternoon h
the Creeson School and the Re
Goose team of King. The game wi
played on the Creeson diamond an
resulted in a score of five to four •
» favor of Creeson.
Wheat threshing in this sect ic
is ttn and the crop is not turning oi
" as well as hud b-er. oxjveted.
N. C. Hooker, of Charlotte, s*;'e:
Suiv'jv \v.t| it - neither, Mis. 1'
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BOYS UNDER 36
MUST NOT DRIVE
Parent Is Liable For Damage
Done and Shall Not Have
Legal Counsel 32' Suit Is
Brought By Person- Injured.
The State law against y->uth;j
sixte en yruy > c;i
driving jars is a m ist string
ent one, but in spite >: this
fact it ha.-> been broken unite
often throughout the State.
The law provides that where
persons or property are injured
by cars or trucks driven by
persons under sixteen years of
age the parent shall be liable
i for the full amount of damage
and that when suit is brought
to recover damage the defend
ant shall be without the benefit
of legal counsel.
Special attention has been
directed to this law since one
of the State patrolmen was
killed last week when his mo
torcycle was hit by a car driv
en by a 14 year old boy and the
patrolman was killed. The ac
cident occurred at Wadesboro
! and Geo. I. Thompson, who had
. just entered on his duties as
1 patrolman, was killed. The
, boy and his father are both be
i ing held on a murder charge.
' ■ Henceforth boys and girls
under 16 will do well to stay
? away from the steering wheel
of cars. The State's body of
I patrolmen will give this law
t special attention, and all caaes
j: will be prosecuted.
s ! AT PINKY GROVE
" Thousands Attended Annual
>.' Foot wash ing I>ast Sunday—
Only One Slight Accident
'• s The annual footwashing of
. the Primitive Baptists at Piney
,ii Grove last Sunday was attend
r " ed by thousands of people,
, h many of them coming from
is adjoining counties of this State
'' and from Virginia.
~s A large number of ministers
;| - wore present and took part in
iU the services.
us Only one accident was re
r" ported. John Bondurant being
. t right badly bruised when hit
>- by a car driven by YV. M. Ful-
M ' ton. The driver was reported
i >tl to have been drinking and was
required to give bond pending
a hearing in the case soon.
i Taken To Morganton
th ' Dick Martin, a young man of
the Sandy Ridge community,
who recently became mentally
! unbalanced, wsa taken to t'a~
hv : State hospital at Morgan ton
,ed' yesterday by Deputy Sherirt
■ n parents. Mr. and Mrs. Jamrc H
| CaudU', in Walnut Hills,
i, vi | Mr. and Mrs. S. O. Svhau.b anr
iut' Miss Olodk* Stone. of Hitfh Point
i and Miss KaU> Stone, of f'harlotti'
- writ Sunday hero the irj'sts o!
A hU'i:\'i\s F> >.y nsifjratn wa
ivt'icrt'd at tie King: ( lirLstia:
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