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THE DANBURY REPORTER.
. ON AUTOMOBILES
SOME SEVEN HYNDRED LESS
NOW THAN A YEAR A/GO—
FIGURES FOR OTHER NORTH
Raleigfh, May B.—Stokes county
citizen* owned 1875 automobiles and
200 trucks on April Ist, as compar.
Ed with 2750 automobiles and 175
trucks on April Ist, 1931. it Is
shown by a compilation mde in
the office of L. S. Harris, Director
Of the> Motor Vehicle Bureau. The
average fod each of the 100 counties
April Ist of this year was 2,579
automobiles and 484 trucks, as com
pared with 2,986 automobiles and
422 trucks on April Ist, 1931.
North Carolinians had a total of
306.339 motor vehicles at the be.
ginning of this month, including
257,898 automobiles and 48,441
trucks. The total number is about
34.000 less than the 340,838 motor
vehriclea licensed in the State a year
ago. While the number of automo
.bile** droppied from 298,628 a year
ago to 257,898 at the beginning of
this month, the number of trucks
showed an increase, from 42,215
a year ago to 48,441 at the begin
ning of thto month.
The report shows that 1,650 of
the automobiles and 770 ol the
trucks licensed in the State ar? own.
Ed by non-residents, while 650
motorcycles are In operai> i.
Guilford leads in automobiles with
18.660, which is a drop fro A 22,250
a year ago; Mecklenburg has ; 6.395,
04 compared with 19.975 a yi ar ago;
Forsyth hah 13.535 now as compare"
with 15,775 a year ago; Wake h;-j
11.400 end had 12,135 a year ago-
Bunoonrbe's automobiles dropped
from 11,475 a year ago to 9.955
now. Chatham county lhas only 3t>
automobiles and Clay only 38.
Mecklenburg leads in trucks with
2,860, increased from 2,600 a year
ago; Guilford is second with 2,620
and had 2,200 a year ago; Forsyth
has 2,350 and had 2,010 a year ago;
Wake has 1,825 and 1,800 a year
ago; Buncombe has 1,800 now and
had 1,675 a year ago. while Durham
has 1,265, as compared with 1,000 a
The count Is made, Mr. Harris
pointy out, by counting and nieaau;-.
ingr a stack of the cards on file in
his office then maasudingr the
cards, each representing a licence
issued, for each county, making the
count accurate to a dozen or two in
I hereby announce n.jself a candi
date for Sheriff of Stokes county,
subject to the action of the Repub
lican primaries In June. I will sin
cerely thank my friends throughout
the county for their support.
M. J. FAGG.
Danbury, N. C., May 4, 1932.
I hereby announce myself a candi
date for the lower house of the Gen
) eral Assembly, on the Democratic
ticket, subject to the action of the
June primary. I will appreciate the
support of all my friends.
, J. 8. GARNER,
King. N. C.
Established 1872. Danbury, N. C., Wednesday, May 11,1932.
THE CONTEST FOR
FOl'R REPUBLICAN" CANDIDATES
A X D THREE DEMOCRATIC
CANDIDATES ENLIST FOR THE
FRAY—LARGE VOTE EXPECT.
ED AT THE PRIMARY.
Two more Stokes citizens made
formal announcement last week
they v-ould he candidates In the
Juno primary for Sheriff of stokes
oounity, i*cth s. .uiemen being
affiliated with the Republicon party.
The citizens announcing are Hobai-t
Browder. of Germanton, and M. J.
Fagg, of Danbury Route 1. Mr.
Browder Js a brother of Robali
Browder, who served as register of
deeds in Stokes one term, being
succeeded two years ago by B. P.
Bailey, the present register. Mr.
Fagg was a candidate in the primary
two years ago for Sheriff and was
defeated by J. R. Nunn, who in
the election was defeated by J. John
Taylor, the present Sheriff. The
other Republican candidate tor
Sheriff is J. R. Xunn, making four
Republicanh in the raca in Stokes
this year so far. On the Democratic
side Sheriff Taylor, who will be a
candidate again, it* opposed by Joe
Carter, of Pine Hall; E. O. Creak,
man, of Walnut Cove, and Harvey
Johnson, of German'ton. The pri.
Mary race bids fair to he Interesting
thiis year in t:>« vote for Sheriff 'n
both parties. On account of the fact
that there are so many candidates
in the race for the several offlcoj
it is predicted that Stokes will cast
an unusually heavy vote in the pri.
James W. Young was in Winston-
Salem, Tuesday. He has enlihted
in the race for the Legislature from
Stokes, making his announcement
elsewhere in the Reporter. Mr.
Young us well and favorably known
to the people of the county, having
served as member of the county
highway board, as well as held
other positions of public lionor and
irust. Mr. Young will no doubt
make a strong run for this office.
As competitors he has E. W. Car.
roll. Jack Thone. A. R. Phillips and
E. C. Gann.
Morris Thornton, recently deliver,
ed to Stokes county authorities by
Winston-Salem officials, and who has
been held in the county Jail wm«
weeks, was transferred to the coun
ty home yesterday. Thornton has
been adjudged an imbecile.
A. R. Phillips, of Dalton, one of
the candidates for House of Rep
resentatives on the Democratic ticket
in Stokes, was in Danbury today on
■I hereby announce myself as can
didate for the office of Register ol
Deeds of Stokes county on the Re.
publican ticket, subject to the June
primary, as I have been requested
by several friends and .voters,
I am in favor of a substantial
reduction in the salaries of office.,
holders such as was adopted by the
Republican bounty convention of
April. I think we should be
interested In the welfare of our
country and business interest than
public politics such as hedng per.
(tonally obnoxious to another. If
the public should see fit to nominate
and elect me I promise to give them
my best service. I strive to make
Mfe worth while to myself and
W. R. BOLES,
King, N. C.
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Q ALBERT 11. PHILLIPS. A
LOSES THE PRICE
CANDIDATES FOR MATRIMONY'
GO TO PATRICK TO ESCAPE ;
PHYSICAL EXAMINATION -- I
GANN OFFERS TO REMEDY
Register of Deeds B. P. Bailey
kas not issued a marriage license'
since April 20th. but this should
not be construed to mean that
Stokes couples are not getting mar-1
ried. They are going to Virginia !
and to South Carolina to wed. E. |
Carr Cann, one of the Democratic
candidates for the Legislature say*'
that the reason North Carolina is
losing the price of all these marriage
licenses is that the couples are re
quired to undergo a physical exam. :
lnation here, and he puts it in his
platform that if hie should be elect
ed he will get this law repealed of
at least he will make a deaperata
effort to do so.
As evidence that Stokes couples
are getting marriage licenses in
Virginia, during April the Patrick
county. Va., clerk issued the follow
ing licenses to Stokes couples:
W. Howard Jessup, of Stokes, and
Esther Wade, of Guilford; Orvloe V.
Smith, of Istokes and 'Kmily Sue
Pratt, of Leaksville; Carl Hill and
Ruby Plasters, both of Stokes;
Percy Fry and Ruby Over by, both
of Stokes; Thomas Smith and Vera
Mabe, both of Stokes; Howard Cox
and May Olive France, both of
Stokes; Russell Hairston and Minnie
Viola Eckles. both of Stokes.
Couples from other points in
North Carolina secured marriage
license at Stuart, Va., during April
Benton Blackard and Ethel Wade,
both of Greensboro; Roscoe Brans,
combe, of Cape, and Dora C Hill,
of Xft. Airy; Conrad George, of
Francisco, and Margorie V. Ep.
person. of The Hollow: Carlyie
Scott and Katie Summerlln, both
of Mt. Airy; Earl L. Smith and
Pansy E. Allen, both of Winston.
Sasem; Charles G. Allen and Esther
M. Mozelle, of Advance.
It is interesting to note in con.
aection with the Issuance of these
marriage licenses that there were
nine suits for divorce filed In Pat
rick county. Va., duding the past
Set Out Near King
The first transplanting of tobacco
heard of this seown le reported to
have bMn done the past week by
Kirk of the King section.
Dennle Jones, here from that com
munity today, stated that Mr. Boyles
hod "vtsplanted about one acr*.
BOILING IN COUNTY 1
DEMOCRATS CONFIDENT THEY
WILL RE-ELECT ENTIRE
TICKET—JOHN TAYIjOR THE
PARTY'S STRONG MAN.
H. H. BROWN, deputy Sheriff of
King. Yadkin township, was at the
Reporter office today. In dkcus.sing
the political situation in the run. j
ning before the primary, etc., Mr.:
Brown gave it as his opinion that the |
Democrats will again sweep the I
county and elect their whole ticket.
The people, he believer, are suf
ficiently amused with Hoover prw.s.
ferity, and will vote the Democratic |
ticket this year—not only in nation
and State, but in Stokes county.
Mr. Brown thinks that while other
good men have entered the primary
for Sheriff, and Jlf elected would
make good officers, however. that
John Taylor is (the partyVi stronv
man. He thinks the :>v»#ont Sheriff
will be re-elected by an increased
Woman Mayor Elected
Columbus county has just elected
its first woman mayor, Miss Minnie
Williamson. She was elected by a
vote of 43 over M. B. Kellihan, and
W. H. Walker.
Voters of the North Carolina
town. Gerro Gordo, set another
precedent when they elected broth,
ers of the new Mayor to member
shape on the board of alderme.i
They are A. J. Williamson and W.
To the Voters of Stokes County:
I hereby announce myself a candi
date for House of Representatives
on the Republican ticket of Stokes
county, subject to the primary to-be
held on June 4th. If nominated and
elected I will fuithfully represent all
of the people of Stokes county to the
beat of my ability. I stand for rigid
economy in both county and State
governments, with the elimination of
DR. R. H. MOREFIELD.
| A. R. PHILLIPS
! FOR LEGISLATURE
NEPHEW OF THK LATE JOHN
Y. PHILLIP* OF DAI/TON—IN.
TERESTED IN EDUCATION AN 11
One of the leading candidates for
•the Legislature. su'jjei-t to the
Democratic primary in June, is Al
bert R. Phillips, of Dalton. Yadkin
Mr. Phillips waas born and reared
in Stokes county, being a son of
the late Dr. M. D. Phillips, of Dal
ton, and a nephew of the late John
Y. Phillips, who practiced law in
Stokes county, represented Stokes
in the legislature in the year ISSJ.
and was register of deeds for a
number of years.
Albert R. Phillips is a graduate of
Wake Forest icollege with tl.re
years of post graduate, work. He
has taught five years as principal
of schools in North Carolina. H?
spent three years as business man. j
ager of "Young Men's Collew" at '
Buenos Aires, the capital of Argen.
tina. in South America.
Mr. Phillips has in recent years'
lived at Dalton. where he has mas.
aged his father's farming Interests.
He is deeply interested in educi
tional work, and is highly com pet- j
ent as a teacher. He is especially
interested in the States' and county's j
agricultural interests. recognizing
the difficulties and overburdene.i
condition of farmers at this time. |
He believes, above all things, that |
| home ownership is the basis of sound
| and stable government.
Mr. Phillips stands for econony
|in county and State government, in
the revaluation of farm lands an i j
other real estate at their cash valu?. j
He favors the entire elimination of
taxes on land that bears growing
Umber except a severance tax. He
proposes the elimination of the 15.-\
advaiorem tax. and In the Suite's
full support of the schools, and that
text books should be furnished to all
children free of cost.
Mr. Phillips is a young man of
| earnestness of purpose and of high
j ideals for the promotion of educx.
I tion and the relief of agriculture.
fpipis= Vise and Ohrvis (
By W. P- Murray.
Things easily obtined are easily
Joy, weo-e it permanent. would
become hundrum and monotonous.
It is the temporary enterception of
grief that makes possible the re
tention ot' pleasure with all of its
Anger reveals ones' weaknesses:
Calmness and self-control, one's
Good living is natural living;
natural living is good living. Any.
thing that is in harmony with na
ture is good: anything that is good
is in harmony with nature. Evil is
both naturally and spiritually in.
harmonious. Self-confidence incurs
the confidence of others.
j HAITISM I\ |».\x ItH'KR AT
l>A .\ Bin V ATTKA TS UVHfiK
CROW I)—!»I.TAILS OP THE
The Primitive Baptist* of North
j View church, just east of Danbury,
| held one of their 1111 pressive bap.
| tismal services here Sunday morn*
ing when Mw D. S. Priddy
immersed in Dan river by elder
Watt I'riddy. A large congregation
assembled for the wrvice. After
ringing s-onie of the good old hymnd
as the audience stood on the bajik
of the stream, the officiating minis,
ter made some appropriate remaxkJ
and offered prayer. The candidate
for baptism was then led down into
I the stream and immersed th*
; minister. Immediately following th«
| immersion the congregation san«
| again and alter handshaking and
Isood fellowship the audience dis.
persed. going back to North View
! church where services were held at
11 o'clock. These kool people, be
lieves that immersion is essential in
baptlwm. and as said before the
service is a must impressive one.
At the request of my friends. I
have decided to offer myself a ran.
didate for the Democratic nomina
tion for th ■ legislature from Stoker
county, subject to the action of the
primary. If nominated and elected.
I pledge myself to stand for the
interest of the farmer!# and the
common people , and I will ap
preciate! the support of all my
friends in the county.
JAMKS W. YOI'.VG.
While the time for tiling notice
of candidacy for office expire* tn
ten days, only aix candidate* have
actually filed in Stokes, and hre«
of these were for the office of con.
stable. There are probably more
candidates than ever known before,
but they are slow to tile. Thoee
who have filed so far are A. R. PhlL.
j lips, for the House, J. H. Carter,
for Sheriff, both Democrats; H. FJ.
Carter, for Register of Deeds. Re
publican; D. C. Wood. Bob Simmons
and Sam Woods, all Republicans,
In genera!. Mr. Phillips declares
that if nominated and elected he will
support any and every measure that
might tend to the betterment of the
condition of ithe people of Stokes
county, as well as the citizens of tho
State as a whole.
Perfection i«i moulded from the
material «f imp«M-t'ectlons.
Pain breaks the monotony of 1
ease; ease relieves the misery o£
Man kills the snake with calm
unim passioned premeditation; the
snake attack* nian out of sheer
fear and for self_pr«wervatlon; and
then only when molested.
The decree of evil is determined,
not by the evil itself, but by th*
view-point of the individual. 1»
some evil ts Justifiable and Rood; ti»
others good seems undesirable and
j wrong. r
Envy Is the exaggerating of anetlu
er's ability, and the mitigating «f