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THE DANBURY REPORTER.
SPUES PRESSED V
Stokes Representative Appointed
Chairman Of Committee On
Elections—Holds Position Om
Several Other Committees
General Assembly Swinging
Into High Gear This Week
Liquor Bills, Absentee Ballot,
Sales Tax, Bonus, Old Age
Pensions, Unemployment In
surance, More Pay For Teach
ers, Diversion Of Highway-
Funds, These Are Some Of
The Important Matter* Coming
Up—Sparger To Meet With
Stokes Constituents Soon.
Representative from Stokes,
Hon. S. Gilmer Sparger, spent the
week-end at his home here, and
rested from the strenuous dutie3
of another week in R.-deigh.
Mr. Sparger. who was ir.i:;-
viewed by a represent'dive It*
Reporter, slated that .!;o Gene; •'
Assembly would beginning with
Monday's session swing into hip.h
gear in the consideration of the
multiplicity of important mat
ters of legislation now beginning
to be pressed for hearings.
The representative from
Stokes looked well, but clearly
showed the weight of respon
sibility which he naturally feels
from being pressed in'o arduous
service in this assembly. He has
been honored with the chairman
ship of the committee on
elections, while also being named
as a member of several other
important committees, namely,
finance, education, judidary, and
other minor committees.
The repeal or modification o'
the absentee ballot law, is a mat
ter sure to engage the serious and
heated deliberations of this as
sembly. This law has its strong
friends as well as its enemies in
this legislature. The committee on 1
elections, of which Mr. Sparger
is chairman, will bs heavily in
fluential in quieting the com
motion which is now revolving
around this much mooted ques
The sales tax, soldiers? bonus,
old age pensions unemployment
insurance, liquor and beer, in
creased pay for teachers and
State employes, diversion of the
highway funds —these are major
problems which this legislature
must wrestle with to say nothing
of the hundreds of local and
minor bills with which the law
mill will be clogged from now on.
Last but not least is the revenue
bill, which engages the deepest
thought of the best minds of the
Mr. Sparger is very anxious to
reflect the best sentiment of the
people of Stokes on the important,
legislation to be enacted within
the next few weeks. He purposes
at an early date—possibly in
February to meet with the
people at the court house and get
a focus on their views and wishes
concerning beneficial legislation
for the citizens of Stokes. Mr.
Sparger possibly will defer this
THIS EVENT AT WALNUT
COVE ON NIGHT OF JAN. 30
PROMISES TO BE A HUGE
SUCCESS THE PROGRAM
IS INTERESTING A THOU
SAND PEOPLE EXPECTED.
The President's Birthday Ball
and entertainment to be held at
Walnut Cove Wednesday night,
Jan. 30, just a week away, bids
fair to be a great succe»3.
thing is being put in readiness
for a gala night long to be re
membered. Jinx Moser's nine
piece orchestra has been secured
to furnish rhythm for the fox
trotters, Charlestonians and
waltzers. Another famous musi
cal organization, strictly a Stoke::
county outfit, the Smoky Hollow
Ramblers, composed of six
pieces, ranging from four strings
to seven, with Harmonica John.
Guitar !k n . Fidd'.V !V.e n;:'
B;u.jo Eyes will
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£»,»-i'i'» rr, iUV"* Oi •"0
spacious rooms h\vo I.con r.
for the occasion and the dances,
both round and square, will be
along simultaneously. The same
admission ticket will permit the
entrants to either or both dance 3.
In addition to the dances other
features have been added to fill
in the gaps apd to keep the
crowd both old and young enter
tained. Not a dull moment is to
expected from the time of the
grand march to tiie last strain
of Homo Sweet Home.
The ticket sn!e3
t 1 " Walnut Cove section met a
luncheon and tea list night
the home of Mr. pr.i Mrs. J. I
Woodruff and perfected a •
organization to place the ticket.:
on sale the rest of this week. It
is expected that every family in
this part of the county will be
contacted by this efficient and
enthused organization. Others in
all parts of the county are at work
selling tickets and reports coming
in indicate an attendance of as
many as 1,000 or more people. T - .
io to be a big night for the
Warm Springs foundation, for the
county and the town.
The refreshment committer,
the marshalls and the committee
on decoration and arrangments
will meet this week to give final
touches to their part in the
Mr. and Mrs. G. Ross Meadows
announce the marriage of their
daughter, Maude Cornelia, to
Charles G. Baker, son of Mr. and
Mrs. C O. Baker, of King, route
1, at Hillsville, Va., on Jan. 9,
M. E. Church Service !
! Rev. J. B. Needham, pastor of
M. E. Church, will preach at Dan
bury next Sunday at 11 o'clock i
A. M., and 7:30 P. M., and at
Vade Meeum 3 P. M.
meeting until opinion crystallizes
on the more important issues,;
many of which are now in the
Danburv, N. C., Thursday, January 24, 1935
Production Credit j
Association To Meet
The annual meeting of The
Winston-Salem Production Credit
Association serving the counties
of Forsyth, Davie, Davidson and!
Stokes will be held on February "!, 1
1:30 P. M. at the Forsyth
County Court House, Winston-'
Salem, N. C., it is announced by
L. E. Francis, secretary of the
! Not only are all of the farmer
borrowers from the association,
the holders of Class B stock, ex
pected to be present, but Mr.
Francis said today that a most
cordial invitation was also ex
tended to all other farmers in the
territory served by the asso
ciation and that it was hoped
that large numbers would accept
"Every member of the asso
ciation," said Mr. Francis, "is
ur i'd to bring one or more 110:1-
• with him, as it is our
.'.v every farmer in thb
1 :;'ar.';l acquaint himself
: io credit service which our
organization has to offer.
"Directors of the association
for the ensuing year will be
elected at this meeting. Every
member of the association it' en
titled to cast one vote, regard
less of the number of shares he
owns, and it is to his interest to
vote for men of the highest in
tegrity and bur.inesa acumen.
"At the meeting a complete re
port cf the year's operations of
the association will be submitted.
The Production Credit Corpora
tion of Columbia will be repre
sented at the meeting by Mr. V/.
M. Webb, who will outline the
set-up of the Farm Credit Ad
ministration of the third district,
the method of control and opera
tion of the production credit as
sociation and will give an ex
planation of the association's
operating statement from or
ganisation through December 31,
STOKES FARM NEWS
TTN \XT.S MUST SIGN
Contract-signing land-owner .1
who have finished marketing this
years crop of tobacco are urged
to turn in their allotment cards
and sign their applications for
equalizing payments. Land-Lords
or land-owners who hadi
tenants or share-croppera en
gaged in growing tobacco 011
their farms during the year oi
1934 must get the signature of
each tenant on their applications
before the equaiU.r-g pament will
be made. That a tenant was oa
the farm last year and has sine?
; moved away does not affect this
I rule. His name must go on the
j application with that of the land
i lord and the tenant must either
( sign his own name or make his
! mark for it to pass
TOBACCO PRODUCTION MAY'
j The announcement has been
j made by the AAA that acreage
! production allotments are to be
(Continued on Page 4)
B. P. BAILEY
i IS CHAIRMAN
LOCAL BRANCH OF FEDERAL f
ORGANIZED IN COUNTY
LOANS ARE NOW AVAIL-'
ABLE—CITIZENS URGED TO
AVAIL THEMSELVES OF OP
PORTUNITY TO BUILD OK
1 IMPROVE HOMES. \
B. P. Bailey, ex-Register of i
Deeds, with an office at the
court house here, has been
named as chairman of the local
agency of the Federal Housing
i This is an agency established
by the government at Washing- (
ton to furnish immediate cash to
citizens who will build new homes
or improve their present habita- ,
j (Harrill Wood, of Asheville, field j
representative of the FHA in
North Carolina, waii here Mon-
day, organizing the I" •
of the FHA. 13. P. T\ - '
pomtcd clUili". •:
in the county. V. .'.
finance commitlc;; J.
Scott was named ehcairnuin of
the committee who
will ascertain the needs of
the people in the matter of '
financing new building or im
provements; N. E. Pepper was
appointed chairman of publicity
FHA borrowers wav
be accommodated for building
homes for a period of 5 years at
5 per cent, interest. For improve
ment or rehabilitation, the loan
period will extend for months.
Banks or other home financial
agencies will handle tha loans,
which a r e guaranteed by the
The North Carolina Forestry
Association will meet in Raleigh
at the Sir Walter Hotel, Wednes
day and Thursday, February R
and 7, announces K W. Giaohci
extension forester at Stat''
HOT POT .TTTf «
OUT OF RALEIGH '
THPv.r:AT«:Xi:;('r lf forme. 1
Lieutenant Governor P., T. Foun
tain, of Rocky Mount, doesn't. '
reek to snatch the toga now
sported by Senator Josiah W.
Eailey, Raleigh, next year a lot
of people who help support pillars '
around the State Capitol will be ;
very much surprised. Mr. Foun
tain's actions have been inter
preted as those of a candidate for
a year or more but in Raleigh ;
recently he was asked directly if
he intended to run for nomination
to the Eastern Senate seat. "I
am seriously considering it,"
Fountain replied and that is con
sidered something in the nature
of a direct reply from a man whoj
never has been prone to tell other •
people what he intends to do.
• WISE EGG Lieutenant
; Governor A. H. Graham is re
puted to know his way around in
the world of politics and his
Senate committee appointments
(Continued on Page 2)
DEATH OF MRS.
LURINDA J. LEAKE;
SPLENDID WOMAN, WIDOW 1
OF LATE P. J. LEAKE, PASS
ED AWAY SUNDAY
BURIAL AT SNOW HILL
Mrs. Lurinda Jane Leake, •
widow of the late Peter J. Leake,
died at the home of her son, R. E.
Leake, near Guilford College,
Sunday about 1 o'clock A. M. '
Mrs. Leake had been ill with '
diabetes for several years. Recent- *
ly her condition took a turn for 1
the worse. The end came not un
expectedly. She was aged slightly *
over 75 years
Mrs. Leake, whose home
formerly way near Sandy Ridge,
Stokes county, recently had been
residing with her son, R. E.
She was a splendid Christian ]
InHy, whose example and life hn ! (
. ; I inspiration to fiio3e wi .i j
v. i.oiii Mie came in contact. SII
-- no eri for her many Chris.- ,
I-,i vli: ues and her uneolfis:-. ,
uevotion to her friends ana
church. She was a consisteT. i
member of the M. E. Church.
The funeral and burial was at
Snow Hill church near Sandy
Ridge, on Monday.
The deceased is survived by the
following children: R. E. Leake,
of Guilford College; J. R. Leak?,
Of Danbury; H. H. Leake, of
King; John A. Leake, Gloster
Leake and Leonard Leake. o i-
Lawsonville: Mrs. Covie Smith,
Mrs. Mattie Hill, Mrs. Dottie
Cas?. Mrs. Aggie Walker, Mrs
Fleta Smith and Miss Angie
Leake, of Stokes County.
The funeral and interment
were conducted by Rev. Chas.
Wall, of Sandy Ridge and Rev.
Mr. Williams, of Greensboro. j
Mary A. Hicks
Mary A. Hick-', wife of Stan
ton E. Hicks, deceased, succumbed
Monday afternoon to an attack
of pneumonia from which she lia.i
been suffering for several days.
The deceased was a native oi
Stokes county and has spent the
greater part of her life there.
Surviving are the followin;;
children: J. Gllie Hicks, J. L!.i
ridge Hicks, Roy E. Hicki, M...
W. A. Southern, and Mrs. C. L.,
Johnson, Walnut Cove, N. ('. 1
Twenty grandchildren and ow;
great grandson, and one brother,
James D. Hicks, Walnut Cove, N.
Funeral services were held
at the Bethel Baptist church, of'
which she was a member at
Meadows, Wednesday P. M. at i
2:00 o'clock. Burial followed in
the church cemetery. Rev. M. E. I
Manuel, Pastor and Rev. J. H.J
Hanec conducted funeral services.!
The following grandsons acted
as pallbearers: Gilmer Southern,j
Curtis Southern, Elwood Hicks, I
Leonard Hicks, George Hicks andj
J. E. Hicks, Jr. The following
granddaughters were flower
girls: Evelyn Hicks, Iris South- 1
em. Era Hicks, Alma Southern,!
Leona Hicks and Elizabeth John-j
t . I
MRS. DOYLE'S OFFICE HERE
TO BE TRANSFERRED TO
NEXT WEEK—CASE WORK
ERS TO HOLD THEIR JOBS
—MRS. DOYLE TO DIRECT
IN FORSYTH AND STOKES.
The FERA office here which
has occupied the N. A. Martin
building for more than a year,
giving employment to quite a
number of Stokes men and
women, will be removed to Wins
ton-Salem next Monday.
The employes here will be
checked out Saturday of this
week, except possibly four case
workers who will retain their
It is understood that the Martin
building will be retained as
headquarters for the case work
ers in the county, and that
possibly one or tv.o of the prcsc-~t.
clerical organizat'or -.• ••,• be
tained. The cr.so v.w!:«rs who \..,1
continue their work in Stoke:.- ma
as follows: Miss Alice Christian,
Miss Martha Powell and Claxton
In the new set-up at Winston-
Salem where FERA district No.
14, composed of Forsyth and
Stokes will have its headquarters,
Miss Hermanse, of Winston-
Salem, will be the administrator.
Mrs. Minnie G .Doyle has been
appointed to the position of
director of rural rehabilitation iu
Forsyth and Stokes.
It is reported that Paul
Lewis and Dan Heath, farm,
foreman in the present organiza
tion, Will I . iT' UJj u.
Ct*?eb Hicks Dies
Caleb Hicks was buried a*
Clear Springs church cemetery
Wednesday, aged 73. He died
Sunday at 5:30 P. M., close to the
Tom East place, near Walnut
Cove. Survived by his wife and t
Sold Load Of
J. Reid Forrest and son, Wil
bur, were in town Tuesday
returning to Francisco from
High Point where he sold a load
of 50 turkeys at a good price.
Mrs. Forrest is one of the most
successful poultry raisers in the
county, but it takes a high de
gree of skill to raise turkeys.
Mrs. Doyle Still
111, But Better
Mrs. Minnie G. Doyle, county
federal relief administrator, is
still at her apartments in Walnut
Cove, but she is reported much
, improved this week.
Later—Mrs. Doyle was carried
to Duke hospital, Durham, Tuesv
The Chilean Nitrate of Soda
j Educational Bureau announces
the offer of 300 and 200 pounds
of Chilean nitrate as first and
| second prizes for corn club mem-
I bore in each county of the Stat?
! in 1935. District and State prizes
| also are offered.