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THE DANBURY REPORTER.
A. R. PHILLIPS
PRAISES A A A
STOKES PLEASED WITH
HIGH PRICES OF TOBACCO
AM) OPTIMISTIC OVER THE
FARMER S FFTI RE
A. R. Phillips, of Dalton. wa:
in town Wedr.r:-.lay nr.':! expi-esr • !
to tlio Reporter his pleasuiv o«\ •'
tlie ; ro?cn* high pr ; -?es cf tobne- 1
co. and spoke opiiinis:ic;dly oi
the farmer's futr.re.
Mr. Phillips represented Stoke* ,
1:1 ' l"t last legisl lturo. ami tv-.t'j
feels justly prou 1 of the nc'iv'v
part which he took in lesrirf-**•«*»*-j
i-. the 'merest of the farmer. It
is '• c r -ially proud of the s - "*-'
vices v.v.ieh he rendered in t ; -e
i: "'ir > "nor: of the late
r:f . Without >ay or ■
! : : ! -e ot a dime he attend, i
the Raleigh meeting which fina'ly
lei to the (" finite govern> n- a
e :. )•••'. f .aceo pro'iucti' n a - . 1
i.!. ?>>: he wilt in l . > meeting
ter meeting oxi'laininc I'
hoped for ac'raintages of national
supervision, saying repeatedly t >
the people of his county.
Washington government deserves
our confidence and su;>'">ort."
In speaking of the tremendous
changes which have been brougnt
about during the last two years,
Mr. Phillips said:
"Can we possibly place our
selves again, even in imagination,
as we were in October, 1932? The
price of tobacco would not pay
the expense of stripping anij
hauling to market, corn was 20
per bushels, taxes went unpaid,
ami children went without neces: - -
ary cl athing and even medical
rt'ention. The tobacco mark M
today is the highest in history,
and the farmers of Stokes ma"
now look confidently into the
future and know that their hopes
have been fulfilled."
Tom Frank Webster
Late Of Reynolds
Webster's Warehouse at
Madison with Tom Frank Wob
f'ter leading the sales, had mora
tobacco yesterday than on the
opening day. Average running
around 35. Ross Meadows, of
Stokes is there, too, and hunched
for the high dollar. When Walt
King, of Danbury, got 67, Tom
Frank was stepping on the gas.
He was a Reynolds star buyer
for 20 years, and is super-posted
on the game. He simply don't
let it get by till the bidding i 3 all
spent, and then that's sure to be
all that's in it.
When tobacco brings more
money than now, Webster's will
be paying it first -sure, don't
Come on, and be in at tha
Methodist Church \
Services next Sunday as fol
Davis Chapel, 11 a. m.
Danbury, 7:30 p. m. • |
Public is cordially invited to at
tend these services.
vn v. I-UED
A'tor :ey V Fi-Igor. oi'
>' \:. y, I'•••. ••; ;■ i'asr.ii-
.lie S ni;->*-Surry di.--
tvict, will sj tak a'. Pine Hail
Friday night, Oct. 112 th, at 8 p. m.
Ail voters, especially the ladies,
are cordially invited to attend.
Attorney Folger, the eldest son
of former State Senator, John H.
Folger, prominent Surry attorney,
is an outstanding young lawyer
and an attractive speaker. Ho
declares that he is making the
race for the State Senate without
obligating himself by campaign
promises. He is however, vitally
interested in economy and the
greatest efficiency in our school
system, following in the foot
stops of his eloquent father, who
has championed the cause of
rural education since he first
went to the legislature in 1927.
John W. Kurfees, of Winstoa-
Salcm, formerly a King merchant
was here on business Saturday.
Theadore Newsum and hi->
niece, Miss Thelr.ia Newsum cele
brated their birthdays Sunday.
Their ages were .19 and ID
respectively. A number of rela
tives were present for the oc-
Hints for Homemakers
By Jane Rogers
SOME believe that any one who
can boll water can cook corn on
thr> nob. How many a tender ear
of corn has been allowed to toughen
through long keeping or faulty
cooking co one will ever know. In
the first place, fresh corn will not
remain Succulent long after It la
pulled from the stalk. If you can
get It in the pot the evening of the
morning It was picked so much the
better. Straight from the stalk to
the pot Is a delight that only home
gardeners can enjoy.
Try this method next ttma you
have corn on the cob. Place the
ears In a large pot of boiling water
to which has been added a table
spoon of granulated sugar. Young
corn will cook perfectly In Ave
minutes. More mature corn re
quires from eight to ten m'.nutos.
Do not salt tho water as salt has a
tendency to toughea corn. Si.gar
brings out its natural sweetue.ia.
If desired, salt the corn at the
Danbury, N. C., Thursday, October 11, 1934
LEE FRANCIS BANDITS BATTLE
COMING ON BOARD AT LAWSONVILLE
j WILL BE.ELECTED AT NEXT
MEETING OK SCHOOL
BOARD R E S O LI'TI O V
I'POX THE DEATH OF R.
At the next me?'of the
Stokes County Board of Edu
cation R. E. L. Franc:.-'- will b:-
formally elected to seivc ir. place
of the late R. B. IJutchers-on on
the Board. Mr. Hutchcrson's
death having occurred recently.
The above ini'ormnt'.i n was
given to the Rcpoi.-.-r Wednesday'
ly J. C. Cassoii. S ;w intendent:
of schools. who si:.'-, i av Mi.
Francis bavin;: bee .
in 4 he 1 t'e mi: >y, wo-dd
!'C- duly and regularly installed,
.and that his confirn;ati :: by the
next legislature vuukl !,■ lor:ln
Prof. Carson i- anded the K -
. porter tlie foil >win. resolution
1 recently passed by the members
of the Board of Education, which
includes J. R. Forest. Chairman:
J W. Priddy and himself:
, "Whereas, sine? C.oi in His all
wisa providence has removed
from the Board of Education one
r of its most useful and loyal mem
,, bers, namely R. B. Hutcherson,
' and since the Board deeply
t misses Mr. Hutcherson's presence,
1 : hi 3 sunny smile and timely ad
y vice in all matters dealing with
? the educational work in Stokes
j J county:
-j "Resolved therefore that the
i two remaining members of the
f Board of Education and the
t Superintendent of Schools, while
ever bowing in meek submission
: to the will of God, hereby express
the sincere regret and sense of
loss which they deeply feel.
"Resolved, further that this res
olution be spread upon the min
utes of the Board, and that
copies be sent to the bereaved
members of Mr. Hutcherson's
( family and published :n the news
papers of the county."
W M. S. Meets
The Woman's Missionary
Society, of Danbury, met with
Mrs. J. S. Taylor Wednesday,
Oct. 10. In the absence of the
President. Mrs. J. B. Needham,
Mrs. R R. King, presided. The
meeting opened with the dev
otional. The Bible lesson was then
read, followed with prayer by
Mrs. J. S. Taylor. Secretary's anl
Treasurer's reports were given
' and collection taken. Mis 3 Luni
Taylor then came in and suggest
ed that the Society give a cot.
Assent was given to this.
After the conclusion of busi
, ness, a study of the mission book
of "Eastern Women Today and i
! Tomorrow" was taken up.
Delightful refreshments were
served by the hostess, consisting
of banana custard, cake and
The conclusion of the program j
was a contest naming the women:
of the Bible. Mrs. R. R. King won,
the prize, a crochet mat.
' K. T. SPENCER'S POSTOFFK'K
SAFE BLOWN OPEN, !JI T
ROBBEB® FAILED TO . 1. >
SIOO PROBABLY FOIUT
, SHOTS >FIRED BKlVvf i \
SI'KNCER AND THi;
WHO ESCAPED TOY* \i:t»
About 5 o'clock Fiiday n
i Ing. Inst week, bandits biew „t v.
1 ihe rife in the pos;»f: ice :i .
' store of R. T. Spencer at L:r.v
i'sonville. Frightened av.v.y by
■ gunfire from .Spencer, v. !v. v . -
In* borne just acros« : : :c
, t!i? robbers fled in an an .■
■ biio. tvofaj,' toward \i»
1 rot until they had i'b o i ,
,or more shots a Spo:n- •
. O '.lvin Mabe, who had ■
. on the scene.
i About S4OO cash was in i'.,.
fvife. This the robbers faiii' :
, pet in their haste.
• Mr. Spencefc' - was awakened :i
i the early morning by the note-.
; produced by the bandits and bv
the explosion. By an electrical
. switch in his house he is able
I to light the store building also.
; As soon to the light appeared
. the robbers left and fired their
, revolvers at a window in the
r home near v^hich. they thought
, Mr. Spencer was hiding. More
- than 25 jioles
i in the building. Mr. '.Spencer re
-3 turned the robbers, fire, sending
several bullets after them. As far
. as is known none of them were
, hit. It is thought there werj
, four or five of the bandits.
, Calvin Mabe who lives right
j near the Spencer place appeared
, near the scene and was shot m
• by the robbers, but was un
As soon as possible word was
. brought here to Sheriff Taylor
[ who, with several deputies, visited
I the scene of the robbery and
. battle, tracking the party sever .1
miles. They had crossed the
State line into Virginia, loiviiv;
Fingerprint expert fro:.i
Winston-Salem were .summoned,
but an examination failed to dis
close any tangible evidence as t >
the identity of the bandits who
evidently were professionals and
, had taken precautions to pre
The Big Democratic Rally at
the Taylor club house a.id
grounds next Monday evening
will doubtless be the star event
of the campaign.
j There will be speeches and
eat 3 and good fellowship all
Big Picnic Saturday
Indications point to a large
crowd to be here Saturday at-'
tending the Farmers P:rr.:c.
i Come everybody, vnth "VIII filT
Nick Stevens, of Lawsonville,
\va3 here today.
SI RVEY OF THE C'OI XTY B\
JONAH EASTER FOR ELEC
TRIC SERVICE—PEOPLE OI
l> ANBI" R \ AND COM-
Ml MIA INVITED TO (O
; Under the" Ibices of th.
"K R A a 1; lis Ist rati •..
.-.as:or is taking a survey of ihi
section the county with"~i\"
view ascertaining the do.-r.a.--
; elect vical servici.
I: i- i that ii - .
'ci :>:ei..- v.*ill c -ojain ; by j ;1 -
nishing »he right-of-wa'* •
("ITS, ti O FE::A V.:;I , ;•
into Meadows. Wiis.
Danbury n:i : e l.;
of the iviUi.ry
-Mr. Ka,:, ; . v.'i. 1;..,
fowrcd it:,. M, u-.-v.- \\,\
s.i:: s M.iro sec.ions, whesv
people are enthusiastically t ,
operating, will meet with ti:
people of the Danbury and Pi i
mont Springs communities nex
j Tuesday night at the court lious
here 7 :.'lO o'clock.
Mr. Easter cordially invites all
citizens who are interested in
electric service to come out to
the meeting and hear the plan
explained in detail.
I ■ ■
Migg \Vilma Siflutions
j Entertains At Bridgre
Miss Wilma Simmons entertain
i ed her bridge club at Mrs. A. G.
I Sisk's Tea Room Wednesday
night. Lovelv fall flowers wore
1 used. The party consisted of three
• tables of contract bridge. The
■ score lor men was won by
I Waiter Arch, of California.
| lovely box of linen handkerchiefs,
jMm Edwin Taylor won high
| score for ladies, a box of bath
powder. Miss Luna Tayhv won
the trailing prize, n top. The low
score went to Mrs. W E. Joyce.
After the game, delicous n--
freshments woio served l>y th->
»»i'ss, consisting oi «t s;il,*r]
course, sandwiches and coflV
topping off with sweets and nuts.
Mrs. A. G. Sisk and Miss Lun.i
—Report e I
Good Sales At
Nick Stevens, of Lawsonville '
made the following sale at
Brown's Warehouse. Reidsville. \
520 lbs. at 46—5239.20
554 lbs. at 45 $262.80
Spot Martin sold as follows,
270 lbs, for $111.20.
Tobacco Holds Own
All the markets of North
Carolina are going strong on
tobacco, with the price growing j
slightly stronger day by day. |
Farmers are delighted with their
BIG CROWD COMING
THK FARMERS FATHERING
H E R K S A T I R D A Y
PROMISE*. TO Bl A RECORD
EVENT DEAN SCHALB
WILL AUDREY 1015ACCO
T,;c * i; " ■ judging
■ : , ur.s it; ::> u\.:\ section
; | o. me i- ur.'.y n. •.* ti.v r.umber of
j tobacc.. pi'.iuc! ~ v.rh their
I i • • i.ry on
| Saturday will \•- i; , v . ; resenta
'' the in -• . • i the local
1 e« : io in the - ?:tcr ■: y that has
I ; 1 ' ■ section.
I i ... ; , • .(;;t tO
r -' : ' - . inviting
• ••• ■ - o: their
family ; .. ;;c |
urging each to : . f u r hv.-
jket. Dv.ii; I. O. S ; :• to make
i the address.
Tiie put pose • : this f is TO
give the i»e-t vie a:; •;>: .jtunitv to
become better acquainted with
their neighbors and to give them a
clearer insight into the problems
effecting our general welfare. Wc
need to rub elbows, to become
j; better acquainted and to have a.
better understanding of oir farm
j Most men who have expressed
themselves on the subject have
been imanimous in saving that
they believe the Rally-Day cele
bration picnic is altogether fit
ting and the proper thing to have
at this season of the year and
that it should carry the idea of a
Thanksgiving occasion where nten
can meet and not only celebrate
the results of a year's work, but
that they may also give thar.ks
i for the bountiful blessings so
i generously bestowed on our
. people in this section.
As already stated in these
columns. Dean I. (). Schaub of
, the X. C. State College is fo
, make the address of the day.
Dean Schaub has had a large
part in the planning of the Agri
culture Adjustment Administra
tion now in c!feet in the agricul-
I ture regions throughout this
country and i* well qualified to
discuss the future policies of
this work as it relates to our
MUX I'SK BETTKR SFEDS
l J. K. Hall of near Meadows,
W. S. Hart and J. L. Tucker, of
J Lawsonville section and othera
I are planting registered seed
wheat of the Leap's Prolific
variety thif» fall. Registered seed
are of a higher quality than
certified seed because they are
only secured directly fmm re
putable breeders whose work is
recognized and principally from
State Experiment Station Farms
These men are getting their
seed direct from the Piedmont
Experiment Station at Statea
ville. These seei are costing only
i 51.50 ner bushel, V. O. B.
| Statesville, which is certainly no
'; higher than the price asked for
I ordinary seed.