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THE DANBURY REPORTER.
NEWS OF KING,
Stedman Garner's Busy
With Minor Offenders—To
bacco Specialist -
King, March 23.—Mr. and Mrs.
William Pulliam, of Coolidge, Ga.,
are spending some timie with rela
R. C. White, of King, Robert Barr,
of Mizpah, and R. B. Tuttle, of
Capeila, have been appointed town ■
ship committee for Yadkin township
tg pahb nn applications for federal
loans for farmers. " v
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brown, of
Winston-Salem, spent the wok-end
here the guests of relatives and
The S. E. Hauser Co. have moved
their stock of merchandise from the
George building on Depot street to
the Boyles building on Main street.
W. R. Cox, planter of the Perch
section, was here Saturday looking
after some business matters.
Johnny McDaniel of Atlanta, Ga.,
formerly of King, was here Satur
day shaking hands with old friends
and acquaintances. J
The following births were regis
tered here last week: To Mr. and
Mrs. Nat Boles, a son; bo Mr. and
Mrs. Berniie Tedder, a daughter; to
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bolejack, a
son; to Mr. and Mrs. Hustin Liftis,
a son, and to Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Bennett, a son.
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Newsum,
of Winston-Salem, were week-en.l
visitors to relatives here.
A. F. Collins a,ri|d fatrply spent
Sunday in Mount Airy where they
were the guests of relatives.
Ralph Wilson wad given a hear
ing here Sunday before Justice of
the Peace J S. Garner, on a charge
of assault "on the person of Ray
Hauser and a fine cf $lO and cost
was imposed. Nume and Buck
Tuttle and Gilbert Rierson, whj
were with Wilson at the time of
the assault were each taxed with
cost on a charge of attempted as
A. F. Collins and family spent
Sunday with relatives in Mount
Rev. Romie Adams, of East
Bend, filled his regular appoint
ment at the First Baptist church
Sunday morning at 11 o'clock.
Mrs. Susan Lovt, of Winston-
Salem, is spending a few days with
relative* and friends here_
E. Y. Floyd, tobacco "extension
specialist of the state department
of agriculture, delivered a very in
teresting B peach to a large number
of farmers Here Mopday night.
J Hobson Johnson, planter, who
resides three miles north of town,
had a hen egg, the shell of which
was cracled. He took adheaive
tape end placed over the broken
plaw and set the egg which hatched
out a fine ehicken.
District Meeting ' ■
Jr. O. U. AVM. At King
King, March 22.—The district
meeting far the Bth district Jr. 0.
U. A. M. will be held with King
Council No. .260 at King,, Saturday
evening at 3p. m. and at 7:80 p. m.
open session for everyone. Bro. S.
F. Nicks, S. .C., of Roxboro, N. C.,
will b«f present with several other
prominent officials of the State Jr.
O. U. A. M. It is requested that
as many Juniors as possible be
present at the business session at
8 p. m. Coniderable buinees is to
come before the council.
At 7:80 the doors will be open
to everybody and a splendid pro
gram will be given. The P. 0. quar
tette and the Vertal quartette
with the Stokes Mountaineers, will
furnish music. Also some readings
will be given in addition to other
features. Come and bring a friend.
The Wontana' club of King wiii serve
supper between meetings. The
Judior Order in North Carolina is
showing a very nice gain for this
W. N. BOWLES, Dist. Dep. No. 8.
Too much money spent hiring
people to toll as what to da What
We need right now is something to
Established 1872. Danbury, N. C., Wednesday, March 23,1932.
LADIES' AID SOCIETY
OF WALNUT COVE
To Give Supper Next Monday
Evening—Other News | Of
Walnut Cove, March 22. —The
Ladies' Aid Society of the Buptist
church met Thursday afternoon
with Mrs. Nannie Fulton. Miss
Nelia Rierson, who is president, pre- j
sided over the meeting. This or
ganization has done much toward
paying for the new church and de- 1
cided at this time to have a supper
next Monday evening for the benefit!
of the church.
Mr. and Mrs Will Sands enter
tained at a delightful dinner recent- 1
ly having as their guests Mr. and
Mrs. H. H. Davis and Mr and Mrs.
J. L. Mitchell.
Mr. and Mrs. John Burton and
small son, who have been making
their home in Winston-Salem, have
moved here in the Burton home
place where Miss Lucy Burton, sis
ter of fohn Burton, already lives
Mr. tnd Mrs. E. D', Mattdows,
of Winston-Salem, spent the week
end with Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Scott.
Mrs. K. O. Creakman has been
confinr 1 to her home with illness
but is MOW very much improved
The Junior Service League mem
bers went to Mayodan Saturday
evening where a joint meeting war,
held with Mayodan, Madison, Mount
Airy, and High Point The Mayo
lun league was hostess and supper
Mrs. Anne Fulton Carter, princi
pal of the Walnut Cove high school,
attended the teachers meeting at
Charlotte Friday and Saturday.
Mrs. A. G. Jones has returned
from a recent visit with her daugh
ter, Mrs Herbert Smith, at Liberty.
Mr. and Mrs. S. Gilmer Sparger,
of Danbury, spent the week-end here
Death of John Brim
Madison Route 3, March 22.—John
Brim, of Madison Route 3, a well
known farmer of Stokes county,
passed away at his home on Sunday
morning at 2 o'clock, March 13,
1932, aged 72 years. He had been
suffering from heart trouble for the
past six fears.
He is survived by his wife Mrs.
Sallie Brim, and 9 children, 3 giris
and six boys, G4 grandcdildren and
nine great grandchildren, one sister,
Mrs. Lou Clark, of Mayodan.
Funeral services were held at
Oak Grove church Monday afternoon
by Elders Watt Tuttle and Louis
Pardue, who spoke words of com
fort to the family.
King, March 23.—The Ladies'
Aid of the King Christian church
met at the home of Mrs. J. S. D.
Pulliam March 1, for their Febru
The meeting was opened by a
scripture lesson followed* by with a
talk by Rev. HelsabeA, who also
led in prayer. Severn readings on
"Working Together" were given.
Ten members »with lone visitor
were present. After routine business
the meeting was closed to meet the
President; Mrs. H. G. Harding, for
the March meeting. Daring the
social hour delici.i tu refreshments
Died In Texas.
The sympathy of Danbury friends
is extended to Mrs. R. R. J£mg in
the death «f her mother at .Granbury,
Texas, Sunday. Mrs. King, accom
pained by her son, Walter, left for
Texas Monday in Response to a
telegram announcing the event The
distance from Danbury to Granbury
is over 2,000 miles.
The general sales tax has been
shot to pieces in Congress. Repre
sentative Doughton of North Caro
lina led the opposition to the meas
If yon don't like the other fellow,
ninety-live par cent, of the time it'a
»«nr own fault.
THREE MEN TAKEN
Six Otheis Get Away When
Prohibition Agents Come
Upon Plant In Full Operation
—Located 2 Miles East of
Walnut Cove, March 28.—Prohi
bition Agents Homer Smith and W.
T. Kenedy, accompanied by Ben
Howard, were up in Stokes today
running down reports on violators
of the liquor law About two miles
east of Walnut fcove they came on
a distillery in full blast with about
nine men either at work or wait
ing for tde fluid to run out. When
the officers flushed the cavey
around the still they captured Tom
Glenn, white, and John B. Hairston
and Walter Goolsby, colored. The
three men were carried to Danbury
where U. S. Commissioner N. A.
Martin fixed their bonds at §SOO
Glenn furnished bond while
the two negroes were 'placed in the
Stokes jail. At the site the officers
found a still of about 50 gallons
capacity, 100 gallons of beer and 5
gallons of whiskey. All the other
necessary equipment for operating
a still was found, as the plant was
All of the men denied having
any connection with the still, say
ing that they had only gone there
less than an hour before the officers
arrived in to get a drink.
They stated that they were plowing
in a field near-by, and that the men
who escaped were the owners, how
ever, they refused to give any
STOKES COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT
Beginning April 4, 1932
HIS HONOR J. M. OGLESBY, Judtfe Presiding.
Monday, April 4, 1932
94 C. -R. Long, seduction.
95 Sidney and John Tilley, D. M. P.
96 John Jack Hairston, possession of liquor.
97 Lem Bennett, D. M. P.
98 Will Chatman, disturbing religious congregation. (Jail.)
100 Tom East and Emma Tucker, F. & A.
103 Ivey Royal, L. & R.
104 John Wies Wall and Spottswood Martin, housebreaking.
L. & R.
105 Tom Lowery, C. C. & B. & E.
106 Jesse Brim, housebreaking L & R.
107 Roy Tuttle, possession of liquor.
108 Bryant and Gaston Sizemore, hunting without license.
109 Jim Joyce, slander of "woman.
110 George Lankford, operating car while intoxicated.
111 Will Nance, possession of liquor.
112 Will Nance, manufacturing liquor.
113 Roland Bullin, A. D. W,
114 Reid Tuggle and Simon Bullin, affray.
115 John Fry, possession of liquor.
116 John Fry, C. C. W.
ll'J. ChlolveW Sheppard, C. C. W.
118 Willie Eccles, A. D. \y.
119 Ray Martin, giving worthless check.
|2O Ray Mfertin, giving worthless check.
121 Dick Cook, operating car while intoxicated.
122. L. R. Montgomery, operating car while intoxicated.
57 Mrs. Odell Ferguson Roberts, abandonment.
45. Edwin Moser, A. D. W.
46 Tom Burrow, A. D. W.
27 Alley Ray Moser, operating car while intoxicated.
33 H. A. Fulp, reckless driving.
34 Paul Banner, L. &R.
36 W. W. Noah, removing crop.
38 Theodore Clark, false pretense.
47 Toby Booth, operating car while intoxicated.
48 Bernard Wilkins, A. D. W.
49 1-2, 51 1-2 Claud Cromer, A. D. W.
160 Will D. Sisk, murder, (Jail.)
161 Will D. Sisk, sale of liquor, (Jail.)
142 Neal Hawkins, housebreaking L. & R., (Jail.)
144 Luther Goins, abandonment, (Jail.)
168 Otis Branson, L. & R. (Jail.) .
168 Emmett Hooker, murder, (Jail.)
The indolent one sits quietly by
while gutz and gumption win the
Anybody can go straight home.
What matters more ia going home
"Bull shooters" shouldn't forget
that any old tire can "blow."
Prominent Young Dentist, of
Walnut Cove Practicing
There Since 1924—Survived
By Wife and Two Children.
Walnut Cove, March 22.—Dr. H.
Eugene Blackburn, 32, died almost
suddenly at his home here at one
o'clock this morning. He has suffer
ed a severe nervous attack early i'l
the night, but this had apparently
passed off when he suddenly expir
ed, his death coming as a great
shock to his family and friends.
For some months he had been suf
fering nervous attacks and some
time since was treated at a hospital,
but his condition was not consider
Dr. Blackburn had been practic
ing dentistry at Walnut Cove sin'-}
192 I and had built up a most lucra
tive practice He was a graduate
of Atlanta Dental College, locating
iu Walnut Cove after completing
his education, lie was a great civic
leader of the community, always
taking a lead iu everything per
taining to the upbuilding of his
town and community.
He was married to Miss Helen
Morgan, of LuGrange, (la., who
survives him, as well as two 1 ittl*.*
girls, Virginia, aged 6, and Betty
Jean, aged 3 He is also survived
by his father, who resides near
Kernersville, which was the native
home of Dr. Blackburn.
Dr. Blackburn was a Mason and
a member of the M. E. church. He
served throughout the world war.
Funeral arrangements have not
been completed at this time
Another big trouble with gardens
is that more grows than the gardner
Speaking of handicaps, how does
the fellov. stack up who has a wood-'
en leg and tries to drown himself! j
If you want to be sure of hearing
the whole truth, tell a lie.
TO PASS ON STOKES
FED'L FARM LOANS
Committee Named For County
At Large, Also For Separate
Committees for passing upor
federal loans to farmers cf Stokes
county have been appointed for the
county as well as for each
township of the county. Applica
tions for these loans are beinjj
made now rapidly and the commit
tees will meet at once to pass upon
the first installment. Of course
the applications will continue to !»'■
made for some time, and the commit
tees will meet from time to tinu
to pass on them.
The loan committee for Stokes
county at large is as follows:
J. Luther Mitchell, of Walnut
Cove; I>. Banner Young, f Danburv.
and I'. Oscar Fry, of Pinnacle.
The committees for the several
townships of Stokes follow:
Sauvatown Township—K. S. Vim
merman, Stephen Smith and .1. C.
Heaur Island—C. A. Wall, J. I»-
Newman and W. M. Chisman.
Snow Creek—W. W. Dcdson, J. T.
Corn and 11. E. Carter.
Peter's Creek—J. W. ljukey,
Frank Tilley and J. T. Tucker.
llig Creek—U. F. Wright, Joe
Francis and J. Walter Simmons.
Quaker Gap—C. A. Mickey, 1.. P.
Pell, and J. W. Talley.
Yt'dkin — E. F. Stone, N. I.
Boyles and J. 11. Watts.
Meadows—Ed. Mitchell, S. 1..
Holland and D. Alex White.
Danbury—S. P. Christian, Gilmer
Mabe and S. A. Flin.huni.
Danbury M. E. Church
Ist Sunday— Bethesda, 11 a.
m.; Forest Chapel, 3 p. m.;
Pine Hall, 7 p. m.
2nd Sunday—Davis' Chapel
11 a. m.; Vad e Mecum, 3 p. m.;
Danbury, 7:15 p. m.
3rd Sunday—Pine Hall, 11
a. m.; Forest Chapel, 3. p. m.
4th Sunday— Danbury, 11 a.
m. Davis Chapel, 7 p. m.
sth Sunday—Eleven o'clock
services distributed among the
several churches. Watch for
Sunday Schools at the
churches. 10 a. m. Epworth
Leagues at Pine Hall and Bo
thesdr.. Missionary societies at
Pine Hall and Danbury. Union
prayer meeting at Danbury.
Watch for announcements.
[pips=Vise id Otherwise
By W. P. Murray.
Millions for defiance, but not one
cent for restitution—that seems to
be the slogan of the Lindbergh Kid
The best way for the banks to
aid the anti-hoarding campaign is
to cease hoarding their idle funds.
It id alright to tell the other fel
low how and what to do; but would
it not be more effective, clarified and
convincing to practice what you
preach and show him that it can be
done? Many folks, you see, are
from the State of Missouri.
Those who pat themselves on the
back are seldom patted there by
The main reason so many people
are down and out is they have been
looking so intently for the corner
around whiah prosperity is that
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Wright and
young son, oi Baltimore, arrived
here today to be the quests of Dr.
and Mrs, K, 11, Morelield fur several
days. They came down with the
intention of staying over for the
Easter services at Winston-Salem.
Attorney O. E. Snow, of Pilot
Mountain, was at tile court house
today attending to professional
Moir Hawkins and Will I'oore,
prominent citizens of the Sandy
Ridge community, -were business
visitors to the county seat today.
Peach trees hire M l'e blooming
the second time this year. Eviden
tly they were not kiiled during the
recent cold weather. A Patrick
county, Vn., farmer here last week
gave it as his opinion that the
peaches were killid in his c unty.
William Hart man, ~ r I'anbury
Route 1, wa in 1 ►.l1I'■ u r> today.
Mr. Hart man's many :'ii.-, t .|. were
glad to see him out fly tin after b>-
ing confined t.. hi.- home for som.-
Paul I*tdton, the energetic rep
resentative ol tlie - (iroeery
Co., and the owner of one of Wins
ton-Salem's progressive grocery
stores, was here on business today.
Sheriff John Taylor is again in
disposed with cold this week.
Jesse Booth had tli. misfortune
to cut one of his lingers severely
today on a broken glass. It took
several stitches to close the wound.
Mrs. J. (_'. Dodson and Mrs. Geral
dinc Fleishman Graham, of Winston-
Salem, visited friends h re last week.
Mr, and Mrs. Walter Sounder* and
Miss Miriam Hall were visitors
from Monroe Sunday, with relative?.
Storm Down South
Kills 375 People
A terrific hurricane early this
week swept over several Southern
States. In Alabama, more than 200
persons were killed. In Georgia and
elsewhere there was 1 considerable
loss of life.
For Register of Deeds.
R. W. Boles, of Mizpah, was a
visiter today at the Reporter office
Mr. Boles is considering running
for Register of Deeds subject to
the Republican primary.
Quite a good deal of flue is re
ported by physicians, though not of
a violent type.
A fool is that person who's caught
more than once by quicksand.
Wise men may come and wi.ie
men may go, but nobody has yet
discovered a workable substitute for
they have over-looked the procession
in their immediate locality and,
consequently, have been caught in
the economic traffic jam.
It is alright to look ahead, but
it avails 1 very little, if you do not
It seems that cur gay visitor
Spring is going- to get a cold recep
tion this year.
But it is an ill wind that blows
nobody some good. Think of the
increased business the coal man 13
getting along now.
And, too, the cold weather give*
Pa a good excuse for putting off Ma
and daughter have the money with
I which to buy those spring coats
' and gowns.