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THE PANBURY REPORTER.
fIOH IT FEELS TO HAVE A
FEW HUNDRED DOLLARS
IN YOUR POCKET AFTER
YOU HAVE BEEN DOING
WITHOUT FOR A LONG
TIME COMING HOME TO
WIFE AND KIDS
Dear Mr. Editor:
I been so hait'. up for the past
Coolidge and Hoover years that (
aint had the heart to face the
people that I owe, so I just been
staying close to home trying to
pacify my wife and kids to keep
them from thinking too much
about that knawing feeling in
the pit of their stomaches, but I
went out to Winston with a little
wad of tobacco on the opening
day thinking if I was lucky
enough to get my money before 1
met up with some body I owed I
would take home something to
eat and maybe a pair of shoes
for the wife and kids. Now as I
.said I been staying close to home
and never found out much about
what was going on. but when I
looked at the tag on my tobacco
and could see how much it
brought, I thought I was wrong,
and that maybe I was looking at
the pounds instead of the price,
the reason I have to look at the
tag is because I never could un
derstand what them fellows that
sell tobacco was saying and f
! doubt if they know, well as I was
saying I was shocked, I began to
look around for the first time,
and could see that everybody
seemed mighty happy, so I kinder
eassd back in the back part of th;
warehouse where I thought I
wouldn't see any body that I
owed, and commenced to ask
dome folks some questions. Well
sir; the more questions I asked,
the more amazed I was, every
body f talked to was telling me
about how times had changed, 1
made several trips back to my
piles of tobacco to make sure
that I was right about the price
it ha.l brought, and from the best
I could figure on the back of one
oi' them notices I had got from
the bank about how they was
going to sell my land, I had about
SIOO.OO coming to me for 92N
pounds of tobacco, and it wasnt
very good tobacco either. Well I
didn't want to act too brave
about the thing, tninking I might
'oe wrong and might run into
somebody I owed, so I huns
back and waited for a long time
before getting in line to get my
check, all the time folks was a
hollering, and shouting, and
carrying on, and most every body
had one of them cards that the
Government put out for you to
Isell your tobacco with. Now I did
not have one of the m cards, in
fact I did not know much about
how to get one, staying home
like I been doing, but the fellow
just in front of me told the man
j at the window that he had one
j at home but forgot to bring it,
nnd they told him that he could
, get hie tax money the next time
he brought some tobacco, so when
I got t 0 the window I told him
the same thing, but blessed If
they didn't tell rne that I had
to leave about §IOO.OO of my
money there till I brought my
card, that made that good feeling
that was tickling my throat fall
right down to the pit of my
stomach, and I only got about
$300.00, but 1 felt mighty good
over that, cause I didn't expect
over SIOO.OO for the whole load
of tobacco, at the most. Well sir,
when I got my hands on that
much money I had a hard time
keeping my feet on the ground. I
tell you its a hard thing to walk
straight when your feet wont be
have, and there was Cops all
around which I thought would
think I was drunk so I decided I
better go home, and too, 1 was
afraid to take my hands out of
my pockets on account of losing
my money, and a man can't en
joy himself in the city with his
hands in his pocket all of the
time, so I got in my old model T
with the borrowed license and
started for home feeling so good
that I stopped at every filling
station I saw and bought a little
gas for the Ford and something
for the kids until by the time I
got home the tank was running
over for the first time since
Woodrow Wilson was president,
and I looked like Santa Claus.
As I passed through Walnut Cove
I stopped and shoed up my
family, 1 felt like it would be safe
to take my hands out pf .
poclcets in Walnut Cove, but I
wasn't so sure after I had a look
at that fellow that runs Hie bank
there, so I come on home. And f
want to tell you a little bit about
what happened when I got homo.
I have always been a fellow tlia
thought a lot of my family, but
I been a little bit ashamed of tli"
way we have had to live since Mr
Wilson was president, and !
could hardly wait to get homo
with all that money to show nr
folks, not counting all the shoes
and junk for the kids. Well sir;
I drove up like the King o"
Spain would drive home I imagin.
and the kids come a running to
see what I had for them while-
Mary (thats my wife) kinder
hung back looking hopeful but
doubtful at the same tinv>. you
see she has been staying home
pretty close too. When 1 started
to unloading and the kids started
to yelling Mary come a running,
and the smile she had on her face
was worth any man's years work,
she grabbed me around the neck,
and I could hardly pull awiy
from her, and the kids swinging
on to my legs too made it hard
to stand up, but I didn't care
much whether I stood up or not.
I tell you I was happy, with the
kids dancing a gig, Mary hugging
me around the neck and kissing
me, the hound dog whining nnd
wagging his tail, and all tha*. 1
tell you I felt good. We managed
to get in the house with the
bundles, then come a scramble to
see what I had brought home,
course all I had was some shoes.
I would have brought hut
I don't know anything about
buying dresses, and
that. Mary always does tnat, but
.-(Continued on page 5)
Danbury, N. C., Thursday, November 1, 1934
NEXT TUESDAY TO.
TELL THE TAIJjE
BOTH PARTIES WORKING
HARD AS THE DAYS ARE
MELTING INTO HOURS
THE NATION, THE STATE,
THE COUNTY TO SEE THJJ
BIENNIAL BATTLE OF
BALLOTS FOUGHT OYER
AGAIN—THE RESULT. WF
DON'T KNOW, DO YOU?
At sunrise next Tuesday morn
ing the time-honored biennia)
battle of ballots will b? foughtl
over again, and when the next
Reporter after this one, reaches
you, the record of history will be
written again. Somebody will be
happy and somebody sad.
Do you know what the result
will be? No, nor we.
It is an off year in the nation,
and the contest will he mainly
for Senators and Congressmen.
The Democrats arc claiming vic
tory and largely incrensed ma
jorities in both branches of con
gress. The Republicans deny hes-_»
claims, and predict repudiation
the New Deal in Vermont, Penn
sylvania, Connecticut and several
In North Carolina there is very
little doubt about the result. The
size of the majorities is the only
discussion. All of the 10 Con
gressmen are out for re-election,
all of them Democrats.
In Stokes County where tho
Democrats have been in complete
control of the county since 1925-1930,
1930, the party in power is as
sured of continued victory, but
the Republicans, who have been
working unusually hard, expect
to renew their 45-year lease on
the County. A sheriff, clerk of
the court, register of deeds
county commissioners, coroner,
surveyor, and a member of the
legislature are to be chosen.
In Behalf Of The
Just a few words in behalf of
the Democratic ticket, the ticket
of Woodrow Wilson and Franklin
Have these men been the
friends of the people, or have
they tried to hold down the poor
man, like Hoover?
What did you get for your to
bacco under He. over and the'
Republican party? Are you liv-,
Cast your vote for John Taylor, 1
who has been the poor man'.?
friend in Stokes County.
Cast your vote for Watt
Tut tie, whose books today are
clear as a pin. Can you vote
against your friends?
Do you want to go back to
Hoover and hard times?
Listen —vote for your Friends
in the election next Tuesday, nOj
matter what your political boss
tells you. What can ho do for
you when you need help?
Vote the ticket that has put
bread and meat in your home. 1
when others wanted to let you
starve, and couldn't help you.
AN INDEPENDENT VOTER.
THE SCHOOL WILL CELE
BRATE HALLOWE'EN WITH
GHOSTS. WITCHES, AND
BLACK CATS—THE SCHOOL
IS HANDICAPPED FOR LACK
Lawsonville, N. C., Nov. 1.
Hallowe'en will be celebrated at
Lawsonville School Saturday
night by a carnival galore with
ghosts, witches, black cats, and
all the other weird characters of
the seas-on who will be stalking
the stage and corridors of the
school building to give the spec
tators the thrills and chills that
go to make up an entertainment
crowded with fun and frolic.
Saturday night's "Chamber Of
Horrors" will contain the world'.-;
most horrible horrors. There will
.be music and two one-act plays i:i
lighter vein f>> desiring less
gruesome delights. Little Mis.?
Laura Lee Durham, juvenile acro
bat, daughter *!•-. n. S. Dur
ham, of West fH 1. will be a
notable featur-"' of the program.
Refreshments w'll be served. This
is the second entertainment plan
ned to raise funds for standardiz
ing Lawsonville High School this
year. The proceeds of the
minstrel show given in October
were used in buying science equip
A large eight day wall clock
has just been placed in the front
hall of Lawsonville High School
the gift of this year's graduating
class—and is proving a great cop
venience to the whole school.
The graduating class was re
cently organized, electing Ruby
Watkins, president; Annie Mc-
Hone, secretary-treasurer. The
other class members are: Enn.i,
Priddy, Mary Sheppard, Wayne j
Bohannon, Stella Priddy, William I
Brown, Ola Priddy, Wallace Ray. I
P. D. Watkins. Mr. H. L. Lassi-'
tpr, high school principal, is class
Mr. J. C. Green, seventh grade
teacher, is directing a glee clui>
for seventh grade and high school
pupils. Practice is under way for
a musical to which the public will
The new officers of the high
school literary society are: presi
dent, Annie McHone; vice-presi
dent, Eulas Priddy; secretary,
Inez Ray; critic, Kathleen Shep
pard, Miss Lettie E. Crouch, cluo
advisor; censor, Lorcnc Lawson.
At the last meeting the subject of
the program was "Choosing My
Vocation." Each member answer
ed to the roll with the name of!
the vocation he had in mind. An
inie McHone, president, spoke on
"The Myth of Overnight Success."
Wallace Ray gave information o.i
"Kinds of Vocations." Wayne Bo
hannon's lecture was entitled
"How To Hold a Job." Later pro
grams of the society will be de
voted to the subject of "Choosing
The Girls' and Boys' Basket
ball teams are now engaged in
stiff daily practice in anticipation
of .1 successful season. The
coaches are Misses Ethel Jessu>
and Norma Boyles for gills; M .
Percy Parker for boy.-.
The entire teaching staff
Lawsonville school attended ti
Piedmont District Teachers
ing in Winston-Salem Friday. Mr.
and Mrs. H. L. Lassiter. Mis.-
Lettie E. Crouch, Mr. John Tuck
er, attended a school committer
meeting called at Germunton by
Supt. J. C. Carson, Tuesday.
Mr. J. C. Green attended
Methodist Conference in Greens
Miss Mary Money visited he
sister last week-end. Miss Eliza
beth Money, student at Meredith
Lawsonville School No. .....
First and sveonj grade children
"•ere entertained at Hallowe'en
parties conducted by their tea
chers. Misses Mary Money ar.'
Norma Boyles. Wednesday niter
The primary and grade class
rooms of Lawsonville school arc
now colorful with art wall borders
made by pupils and teachers >o
depict autumn and harvest
L " I""; •■v -v
I men afrjgtHg the
well at Lawsonville school ar?
having considerable difficulty in
boring and blasting due to the
thick layer of rock encountered,
and the school is handicapped by
insufficient water supply.
The Schick test to determine
surceptibility to diphtheria of
pre-school children was given at
Lawsonville School, Oct. ."0 by
Dr. J. Roy Hoge of the Forsyth
; Health Department assisted by
j Miss Kathleen Nicholson, county
Lawsonville school auditorium
was the scene of an amusing per
formance by Prof. Morris,
magician, Tuesday evening.
Martinsville Novelty Companv
Basket ball team will come to
Lawsonville to play Lawsonville
boys Thursday night.
during the first month o' -
school the committee composed of
Messrs. John Tucker, Terry Oa\--
ley. A. J. Wall, have visited the
school from time to time in the
interest of a good beginning air'
the successful operation of toe
Robert Glidcwell Hurt
Robert, the young son of M»\ |
end Mrs. Fred Glidewell, of,
Flatshoal. sustained a broken
collar bone while playing at the
school house grounds here. The
bay's injuries were adjusted by a
physician, and lie is now back at
his studies after a few days con-;
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Joyce, of
Winston-Salem, visited Mr. and
Mrs. H. M. Joyce here Sunday, j
WEDDING JULY 4
THK HAPPY KVKXT HAS JUST
BEKX AN.XOI \(i;n— KLNIi
Bl ILI)l\(i SEW SIDE
WALKS AM) NKH I)\\tLIV
King. Oct. —Of interest to a
wide circle of friends is the mar
riage of Miss Pauline Boles to
Mack Caudle, which place
the fourth of July at Hillsville,
Va. The wedding has just been
announced. The bride is the at
tractive young daughter of Mr.
Nat Boles, of King, and the
bridegroom is the son of Mrs.
James R. Caudle also of King.
Mr. and Mrs Roscoe Vaughn and
Miss Lillian Vaughn, of Winston
' Salem, spent Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. G. W. Vaughn.
The work of putt in i; down a
new sidewalk extending from
Main street to the high school
building has) just been completed.
Shelby A'woo l is preparing to
erect new home on South Depot
A force of state men have re
graded and soiled north Depot
street from Main to the Atlantic
and Yadkin Railway station. Thia
piece of work was much needed.
A. M. Caudle has purchased
from tht .Federal Land Bank tha
, 86 acre D. G» -Artrter farm jwt
north oT town consideration $3,-
The largest steer in the world
passed through here last week
enroute from Pittsburgh. Pa. to
the Wilson fair. The animal
which was being transported by
truck weighed 4,100 pounds.
Sheriff J. John Taylor, of Daa
bury, was here Friday looking af
ter legal matters.
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Love, of
Winston-Salem, spent Sunday
here the guests of Mr. Love's
mother, Mrs. John T. Love era
Mr. and Mrs. Murrv Thompson,
of Stuart. Va., visited relatives
The following births were m
isterod here last week, to Mr. and
Mrs. Vernon Reed, a daughter, to
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Ferguson, a
daughter, to Mr. and Mrs. Floyd
Bennett, a ?on. to Mr. and Mrs
Vance Watson, a daughter and to
Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Fulk, a
John Logan, of Perch, was
arrested here Saturday night on
charge of intoxication.
Mrs. Janie Grabs and Miss
Ethel Kirby spent Saturday in
Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Culler, of
Pinnacle, wore among the visitors
Mr. and Mrs. Russel Mitchell,
of Winston-Salem, spent Sunday
here the guests of Mr and Mrs.
J. Wilson Mitchell in West View.
Tom Flinchum, of Peters
Creek was here Wednesday.
CABBAGE PLANTS FOR SALE
| I have plenty of cabbafo
plants for sale at $1.25 per
I.OOO—JOHN D. HALL, Wal
j nut Cove, N. C., Route 1.