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THE DANBURY REPORTER.
AT STEDMAN LAKE
AXM.M, OITING AND BARKI-l-
C'l'K DINNKR BY WINSTON.
SALEM (iIAITKIt 01-' RESERVE
OFFICERS OF ARMV—MANY
DISTINGUISHED VI SITOItS
The Winston-Salem chapter of tin
Reserve Officers of the Army held
(their annual outing and barbecue
dinner at Stedman Lake, near Dan
'liury. Friday afternoon. The event
■was held in connection with th>
ushering in of 'the fishing season at
ithe lake, many of the R. O. A. be.
In# also members of the Isaac Wal
ton League, owners of the lake. Jut
preceding a most excellent barbecu*
dinner, Maj. J. C. Minhinette. lalson
lor reserves in N. C.. and president
of the Greensboro chapter of Uhe R.
O. A. addressed the members in n
short talk, pointing out the neces.
slty of all reserve officers communi.
eating with their Senators and Rep.
resentea-tives on the Importance of
the army appropriation bilU now
before congress. T.he group express
ed its pleanure at the action of the
Senate yesterday in preserving thy
national defense act of 1920.
Attending were Col. Jas. M. Little,
ranking officer of the North Oaro.
Una R. O. A. and chairman of the
C. M. T. C. for the State; Col. P. N.
Montague, aide to the 4th corps
area and one of the ranking reserve
officers in No.rth Carolina; Maj. H.
B. Craig, vice-pre«idenlt and acting
presvdent of the Winston-Salem as
sociation; E. E. Stafford, secretary,
.treasurer; Lieutenants 'S. E. Hager
and C. J. Langley of the Forsyth
riflemen; Lieut, Jas. B. Harper, vice
president, of Ithe State association.
Visitor." present were Maj. A. O.
Tipton, of the U. S. A. Greensboro;
Maj. J. C. Minhinettee. president
of the Oreensboro chapter of the R.
O. A.; Lieutenant Paul Swinson,
vice-president of R. O. A. for the
State; Lieutenant G. C. Creighton,
Jr., of Georgia Tech., who has recen.
ty located in Winston-Salem as an
architect; Leet O'Brien, architect,
who is interested in granite deposit*
near Stedman; W. R. Johnson
and Geo. Holton, attorneys, the lat
ter being owner of summer homo
at Piedmont Springs. Other invited
guests were Paul Taylor, who 'ten
dered the use of hi* camp, J. John
Taylor, T. L. Booth. Edwin Taylor
and E. P. Pepper, of Danbury.
E. E. Stafford. C. J. Langley and
J. B. Harper composed the commit,
tee on arrangements and they did
their work well from the setting up
of a firwt first tern to the smallest
detail. After dinner a couple of
hours was spent in telling jokes and
general conversation. To say the
least the event was a most enjoyable
More Carolina Couples
Wed In Virginia
North Carolina couples who have
just been issued license to marry by
the Circuit Court of Patrick county,
Va., are as follows: Paul Fancier
and Miss Mary Tutle, both of Ger
manton; Terry L. Walker and Miss
Bertie Lee Jester, both of Winston.
Salem; Roy Wilson, of Peters Creek
and Misa Madeline Wood, of West
fleld; John Olive Hubbard, of Wool
wlne and Miss Elisabeth Clark, of
Spray; Chester B. Peele and Miss
Alice May Whitaker, both of Siloam;
. Vance A. Isaacs and Miss Bertha E.
Perdue, both of Leaksvllle; John
M. Hutson and MUs Viola Roth,
rock, both of Kernersvllle.
J. M. Umstaad, Jr.. o Winston.
Salem, campaign manager for Sena
tor Morrison at Winston-Salem, waj
In Danbury Monday conferring with
friends of the Senator. Mr. Um.
stead had charge of half dozen of
the counties in the recent campaign
and he will nodoubt be active In the
Was Opened At Vade Mecum
i ~ !
Springs By Episcopalians
—Registrations Have Begun.
I Camp Cheshire. t« be operati il
.at Vade Mocum Springs by the Eplr
| copal Church of the Dloce.se ••! j
North Carolina, opened yeurd-iy
morn'iii with a group of ho;.v fr .a
Winston-Salem. Scotland Neck. Tar.
boro and oth.r places on hand. Ten
boys h id registered up to last night
and others are expected to arr.ve
! The camp is divided into two
two-week periods for younger boy*,
older and younger girls, respectively
and it is expected "an enrollment of
about 50 will be on hand. The staff
arrived several days ago and have
things in fine shape for this first
group of boys.
David Vatej of the Theological
Seminary at Alexandria, Va., is di
| rector in charge. Other members
of the staff in charge of various
phases of the work include the fol.
lowing: Thomas Lawrence, Chapel
Hill, athletic director; Ilev. D. W.
: Allen. High Point; Rev. Craighiii
Brown. Southern Pines; Rev. An.
drew Miistead, Statesville; Strait on
Lawrence. Chapel Hill; Stratton
Henry, Chapel Hill, purchasing
agent, and Mrs. Elizabeth Henly.
North Carolina College for Women,
at Greensboro, dietitian. There are
also three cooks from North Caro.
| The swimming pool, volley ball
court, oasket ball court, tennis
' courts and a baseball field ar?
ready for the campers. The Youns
. People's Service League will meet
there June 28 and 29.
j The daily schedule will be tillei
j with a variety of activities. The
day begins a,t :30 in the morning
and taps will be sounded at 10
o'clock at night.
"No, Kddy" Bowman turned ov->r
and wrecked Charles Powell'.* Ford
roadster on the Fairy/lew Orchard
road Tuesday afternoon. He was
thrown in the side ditch which held
the weight of the car off his body
and spared his life. Examination
of the scene and signs indicated
that No, Eddy apparently was not
laboring under the impression that
the roadster could fly and as he
topped the hill where the road was
rough he lost control. Dr. Aikers
was called and after an examination
J fuond that the victim was apparent
ly not seriously hurt. The car' was
| not biadly damaged and leftt the
scene of wreck under its own power.
I About fifty guests went to Pied.
rrtont Springs Saturday night to at
. lend a dance which was scheduled
to come of! there, but the orchestra
; failed to appear, nodoubt because
of the heavy rains In the afternoon.
The orchestra probably took it for
granted that no dancers would ba
Farmers say the recent heavy rains
have assured good crops of beans,
potatoes, etc., and that tobacoo and
corn is looking well. It is general
'ly stated that not more than fifty
'! per cent of a crop will be grown In
Stokes county. '
Danbury, N. C., Wednesday, June 15, 1932.
N. Rayborn Martin Succumb.-
To Heart Attack—Was Well
Known and Popular Youns:
Man—Funeral Held Thurs
X i-.ha.niel Rayborn Martin, aged
4.1 years, and of the best known and
mos; popular citizens of Dunbur."
and Walnut Cove, died suddenly at
the home of hi* parents here Tues.
day morning at > o'clock. Mr. Mar
tin. who w.u a contractor, had gone
about hU work Monday morning: as
usual when he was suddenly striek.
en with a heart attack an.i had to
be removed to his home. His eon.
dltlon did not Improve and he haJ
a second attack, expiring almost sud
denly. His health for some time
had been poor, but it was not known
that his condition was so seriou.l.
He suffered a stroke of paralysis a
few years since.
The deceased had been a member
of the Methodist church here since
his youth, and was a member of the
J. O. 11. A. M. of Walnut Cove. Ho
attended the schools here and later
went to State College, Raleigh. Ray
didn't have an enemy but number-'J
hi* friends by the hundreds. He was
never married, but is survived by
his parents. Mr. and Mrs. N. A.
Martin, of Danbury; by three broth
ers. J. F., Charlie, and Thurman.
the latter of Wilmingtoni_ ftve sis.
tera. Misses Mary, Janle and Lucil?.
of Danbury; Mrs. Ralph Webster, ot
Madison; Mrs. W. E. Joyce, of Dan
Funeral services were held from
the M. E. church here at 2 o'clock
today by the pastor of the deceased,
j Rev. F. E. Hartstleld. assisted by
1 Rev. Marshall, pastor of the Presby
Pall bearers were Raleigh Young.
Walter Petree. Em. Pepper, Roy-
King. John Taylor and Je.-vse Booth.
| REPORTED AT KING
' Mat Hall, Aged 40; Fletcher
Hall, Aged 6) and C.J. Kirby,
Aged 60, Pass Away.
King, June 15, —Nomie C. Hooker,
jof Winston_salem, spent Sunday
, with his mother, Mrs. D. J. llooke",
I who re.iides wesst of town.
I Mat Hall, aged 40, died at his
home here Tuesday following a
stroke of paralysis on Monday. Th?
deceased is survived by the widow
and several children. Funeral ser
vices was conducted at Capei.a
church Wednesday at 2:00 o'clock
P. M. and burial followed in the
Jack, the three-yearjold son of
Mr. and Mrs. Roy McGee happened
to a painful and what came near
being a serious accident Wednesday
afternoon. While the family were
at supper the small boy cUmbed onto
a motorcycle which wae parked in
the yard and (the car toppled over,
falling on the boy breaking his le3
and cutting an ugly gash in his
head which required four stitches to
sow up. He is getting along as
well as oould be expected.
This section was vtslted by a
splendid rain Saturday night which
has revived crops wonderfully.
Fletcher Hall, aged 61, died sud
denly at his home near Tobaccovil'.e
Wednesday from a heart attack.
Funeral service wm conduoted it
Macedonia church Thursday morn
ing at eleven o'clock and burial fol
lowed in the church graveyard. The
deceased Is survived by the wldo-.v
and several children.
FOUR ARRESTS j
J. H. Joyce Puts I'p His Cat
For His Bond and Then Fails!
To Appear—One Held For j
Superior Court and Two Art
Taxed With the Cost.
Highway Patrolman !. It. Duacin
iit!,| I)> puty Sh-rlff Berkley Smith
mid-- several arrests in eastern
Stoki on Sunday where the "I'.iz
Juii- Meeting" of the colored Prim
itive Baptists was in session. Three
of the men were brought here for
trial late Tuesday while the fourth
failed to appear.
Chester Hughe*, negro, operating
car while intoxicated, was held for
Superior court in bond of S2OO in
Justice James Joyce's coi^rt.
Grady Price, drunkenness, fined
$5.00 and the cost.
Thomas Finney, negro, drunk on
highway, taxed with the cost.
J. H. Joyce, white maji, said to b?
from Martinsville, Va.. operating
car while intoxicated, failed to ap.
pear for trial and capias was issued
for him. It was stated that when
arrested Sunday Joyce put up ha
car for his bond.
May Turn Tobacco
ROGER SWAIN ASKS COMPANY
TAKE CARE OF MI'CII COM.
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New York, June 13. —Creation
of a government controlled corpor.
ation to purchase 500 to 500.000.0M0
pounds of common tobacco to b?
convolved into fertilizer and inseuti.
cides at the Muscle Shoals plant w-i'
suggested today by Roger L. Swam
of Danville, Va.
Estimating that amount of tobac
co could be .i.ild profitably by grow
ers for around ss»,ooii,oou Mr. Swain
said It was evident the government
would realize a profit ;n hy.prudu.-i->,
whereas the move wo ild save thou,
sands of growers from bankruptcy.
Mr. Swain pointed out that com
mon tobacco normally is absorbed
oy export trade, which now !?
i dormant. He said that tlu> re
moval of 500.000 pounds from t'.i
j market Mould nlian e the regular
.domestic business about $150,000,-
In addition Mr. Swain said hU
plan ought to increase freight
volumes by 1,000,000.000 pound v
give diredt employment to thous.
ands and halt many foreclosure pro
ceedings against small growers.
Copies of the p(an have been sent
to members of Congress and indus
trial and business leaders, and a
copy was mailed to E. S. O.'Nea',
president of the American Farm
Bureau Federation, now conferring
with the Republican platfiorm com
mittee in Chicago.
Captain Columbus J. Kir by, aged
SO, died at his home in Walnut
Hills Sunday morning following a
lingering illness. The deceased is
survived by the widow and seven
children, three grandchildren, also
survive. In addition to the above
four brothers. John and Reuben
Klrby of and Hi»nry
L. Klrby, of Winston-Salem. and C.
E. Klrby. of King, and two sisters.
Tenn.; and Mrs. James R. Caudle,
Mrs. James Wall, of Bryant Stat'on.
Tenn.; and Mrs. Jamee R. Caudle,
of Greensboro, are left to mourn
their loss. Funeral services was
conducted at Mt. Pleasant chutrch
PATRICK COUNTY, i
VA., NEWS ITEMS
Patrick County Tobacco Grow- •
ors Studying Tobacco Situa
tion—Neal Tez'rv Dies After
Injury In the Woods.
Will picket-tun, a w.:i known
.-.tittup, formerly •;' Mavberrv. 1 I |
of pncumiinln at b - home in 11iv-. i.i. i
tnd was iavu-r'.i- to Latir-1 For*
to th>' I'.olt cemetery for burial, f'.ia
eial ufre , n.fl l-1«-.I by EM- ]
or Joel E. Mar-hal on May t;. 1
tine •>;' our esteem-:.! citizens. Sirk
Smith, passed away a few week
ago at his home near here, lie di -d
almost suddenly and h..s burial o _
eurred at Meadows of Dan Cemetet .
Jehu Barnard, an aged citiz-.i
living near Mayljerry, is very ill at
Every tobacco grower in Patrirl;
county should have a copy of bul.
letin T.I 1 issued on May 10. I»3J
by the L". S. Dept. of Agriculture,
giving a thorough and detailed stti.lv
of the tobacco situation. This bul
'etir. .how.-- the why and where fori
of the present demoralized comp.
lion of the tobacco market and trade
To begin with, the 103" and 31
crops were the largest on record
and tlu> 1031 crop especially. wu
of very poor quality. "It Is likely
now." the bulletin continues, "that
low quality tobaccos may again meet ,
with disfavor notwithstanding the
| f.ic.f~niat production - promises to bo
materially redui-ed. In any event,
farmers will not obtain maximum
benefits from aereige reduction uri.
| less thi-y in prmlucing a i
high quality crop."
Fon-ign fa tors reacting unfavr.r. ,
ably upon American Ma.cur'd
ba-co are also emphasized. Chine
and Enulind are tiie two biggest
btivi-r.-i of Aniericin tobaccos. In
China, the recent military opera
ti m* and general d -stiirln-d condi.
thins of affair* in the Far Eas.
caused «!■•«: curtailment of export
to tha ciiinttry and als-o caused a::
increase in accumulated stocks them
due to a slowing up of man u fact nr.
ing activities. The trade has ulsi
b • -il h imper, d 'y a new cigar, tl.
Exports to England have Iveen •>'
a reduced level sinoi early last fa.
due to an increase in the tariff on
tobacco and on account of England
going off the gold standard result
ing in a depreciation of British
American flue-cured tobacco ln
been adversely affected by the re.
tent increase of production in foreign
countries, notably China. Canada.
South Africa, and Australia, where
the flue_cured type of tobacco has
been succes»fully introduced and
grown. The total output of the.«e
countries has reached about one
hundred, fifty million pounds a year
and is Increasing rapidly. All
this means reduced exports of Amer
Another factor adversely affecting
the situation is found in the decreas
ed consumption of cigarettes whl?h
haa fallen off 10.3 per cent, in the
nine months period from July to
March, 1931.32, according to the
Neal Terry, who has been serious,
ly 111 at Martin Memorial Hospital
HARMON lOl\S MEET
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actii.u - T. I iii- o
vv.i» u"nl ill • . in- . ; i iniiui'i.
I'r.- liu- cmniitic- were elected
.mil this"' it: •. .ifti .. ..•.■ i S. I*.
C'hr:.-ti.in. permanent cha.rinan;
Mis* |.:HII'i I-:: in-r- »i. \ -c-i-hairman:
K. .1. secretary. :m.| Mr& W.
11. Sand.-. ass:>ant -rotary.
Im-. tn tii,. S'.it*- Democratic
convention w* re el»»cted from eacii
township nn.i »liort -lies wvro
mailt- liy Attorney S liilnier Spar.
B 'fr, c.m*Jida*e-elect for the S'ato
Senate- by hi -I opponent X. S. Mulli.
can: Jam em W. Young anil K. W.
Carroll. both recent candidates for
the house and others, all of whom
were very enthusiastic over tho
i-hani-e.j for party vi' -1,1 ry this faU.
The climax of the convention
caniti wht-na t-t-slu ti on was O(V,IIVMI
that tlie convention go on record
as opposed to a second primary for
any candidate. State or county. When
put to a vote the resolution wis
voted down almost! unanimously.
Fishing: Season Opens
At Lake Stedman
Th« fishing season at Lake Sted.
man near Danbury opened Saturday
but on account of the rain only a fe*
members attempted to brave the
weather The laUu was muddy anil
the showers fet: almost continuously.
However a few 'if the m t tubers jf
siie Duac Walton l.ca -a- were on
hand and ma le f lir'.v ti. -e matches.
Judge (i.M-ar IC. Kflrd. Win?icUt
Salem had tilt- distinc-iuii nt landirvt
the first bass from tilt lako o tbu
opening A.- soon ;t 1 •• lake or tn
up there w.!l no I -u : lie so:., reil
fatting I- II llurwci; and i !v,
nf W.nstiii.s.tlem. are spending * lie
week.-nd at tin; ike. whJi many
other citizens of tne Twin Oily l.ava
visited Hi*.* spot fur a lew hours.
Revenue Agents Make
Raid Near Danbury
Droit:. itlon A-en \V. T Kennedy,
of W.n.-t iii-S (K m. and assistant*
found m l di strojvd quite a qtian.
;ity of still boi-r 3 mile* north of
Danbury but: week. I: was reported
to the olli.-eps that the still was in
operation but when they arrived tho
operators were no-, to be found.
Friends of W. A. Sullivan, promi.
nent citizen of Pinnacle, will [earn
with regr*»t that he U seriously .'ll
at his home.
Attorney Harry H. Leake of Kins,
was among those attending to busd
naaj affairs at the court house ye«.
for the past two months passed
away at s:3rt o'clock yeaterdav
evening;. Mr. Terry w;i« hurt whllo
he and hiiy rother. O. K. Terry,
were cutting \ lber in the gorge on
Round Meiadow Creek. on March
24th. He was a well known citizen
of this section and was 35 years of
age. and during the war was sent
to France. Mr. Terry, the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Th >man S. Terry, was
tho oldest of 11 children. He a
survived by hia wife, four email
M children. 9 brothers and one alstar.