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THE DANBURY REPORTER.
REV. R. W. GEORGE !
STOKES COUNTY'S WEALTH- 1
IEST CITIZEN, EX-CON- j
FEDERATE SOLDIER AND
MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL,
PASSES AT THE AGE OF #7
—WAS INJURED IN A FALL, j
PNEUMONIA DEVELOPING ,
—INTERMENT AT FRAN-!
Rev. Robert W. George, 87
years of age, died at his home at
Francisco Tuesday at 3 o'clock
p. m., after an illness of only i
Mr. George had been feeble for
several years and had been con- j
fined to his house, but was in
fair health for one of his age.'
One day last week while walk- j
ing from the dining room to his j
chamber, he fell and broke his J
hip. Pneumonia developed im
mediately, and his condition
rapidly grew worse. He was
speechless a day or two preceding'
He is survived by six children
as follows: Thomas J. George, oi'
Stuart, Va.; Walter W. George,
•of Franciacco; Mrs. Dr. J. T.
Smith, Mrs. Fred Christian, of
"Westfield; Mrs. Dr. C. L. Law
rence, of Winston-Salem; J.lrs.
G. L. Simmons, of Mount Airy.
Funeral rites were conducted'
from the home at Francisco 1
Wednesday afternoon followed by
interment in the family plot a'
short distance from the home.
Mr. George had long been a
noted citizen of the county. He
was reputed to be the county': 1 .
wealthiest citizen and largest tax
He joined the Presbyterian
church under the ministry Oi
Rev. C. Miller at a revival con-;
ducted by Rev. Wm. Black at
Francisco in the year 1894.
Shortly afterward:! he was or- j
drined as a minister of the;
Presbyterian church and for years
he was pastor of Presbyterian J
churches at Asbury and Dan
River, of Big Creek township,
giving up the work a few years!
apo owing to his declining health.'
Mr. George enlisted in the
Confederate army as a Junior
Reserve at about the age of l(i,
and served throughout the war.
He was one of the very few
surviving ex-Confederate soldiers
of Stokes county.
Little F r iends
Katherine Sisk entertained a
number of her friends at hei
home Saturday evening at 7:30
o'clock; the occasion being her
10th birthday. Games and con
tests made the evening merry and
prizes were awarded Julia, Ellen
Kate and Josephine Pepper.
The Valentine motif v,a; used
in decoration and refreshment'?.
Favors were red heart-shaped
Boxes filled with candy. Guest::
were Winifred Hall, Pauline
Booth, Nellie Louise and Angela
Taylor, Virginia Joy no, Lot'.:
Stephens, Marjorie Petroe, Ellon
Kate, Julia and Josephine Pep
i per and Lois Wall.
DR. G. E. STONE !
NAMED ON BOARD
COMMITTEE SELECTS KING
PHYSICIAN T O FILL
VACANCY CAUSED BY i
DEATH OF R. E. L. FRANCIS j
—LEGISLATURE WILL CON'-!
FIRM COMMITTEE'S ACTION. 1
The Democratic Executive
Committee of Stokes county mat
here Saturday and elected Dr.
G. E. Stone of King to fill the j
vacancy on the Board of Educa
tion resulting from the death o
R. E. L. Francis.
There were no other nomina
tions before the committee and
Dr. Stone's appointment was'
made unanimous. Seventeen out J
of the 22 committeemen in the
county were present, as follows: !
Jas. H. Baker, chairman; A. G.
Sisk, of Danbury; 11. G. A'..ey,
of Hartman; C. E. Davis, of
West Walnut Cove; W. F. Mar
shall, of East Walnut Cove; J.
C. Craig, of Freeman's; J. C.
j Carson, of Sauratown; J. E.
Mitchell, of Wilson's Store; Willi
Poore, of West S»ndy Ridge; W.I
S. Hart, of Tilley's; Z. R. Shop- 1
| pard. of Lawsonville; C. W. Ray, i
of Moir; N. F. Christian, of
Frans; C. L. Carroll, of Mt.
View; R. C. White, of King; J.
W. Snider, of Pinnacle; Dr. J. L.
Hanes, of Pine Hall; W. .1.
I Flinn, of Mitchell. H. G. Johnson,
secretary, of King.
Dr. Stone, the new appointee
!on the Board of Education, is i
leading citizen of Yadkin town-1
ship and a practicing physician j
of high standing in his com-;
| His appointment will be con-j
firmed by the legislature, now i'i
H. A. Fulp Is Im
Of C. B. Fulp To Be
Flat Shoal, Feb. 17. The
people in this community are al
most through burning and sowing
plant beds and are busy having
choppings and clearing new
The condition of 11. A. Fulp is.'
slightly improved. He can sit up
a little. Mr. Fulp was in an auto
wreck on December 10, 1934, near
Ross Store. When the car that
Mr. Fulp and his son were rid
j ing in got run into by Paul
! Southern. Mr. Full) sustained a
, broken, mashed in knee, broken
pelvis bone and some 2 or 3
ribs; besides several other cuts
and bruises. His son was not
hurt so badly, but sustained
several cuts and bruises. The Oc
cident occurred at the inter
section of the road, while in a
The 2 negroes, Downing Ver
-1 non and Robert Watkins, who
murdered and robbed C. B. Fulp
near Price, were found guilty hi
first degree murder and
sentenced to die in the electric
chair the Bth of March, 1935.
James B. Joyce has recently
accepted a position with the Oc
cidental Life Insurance Co., of
Danbury, N. C., Thursday, February 21, 1935
DIES IN HOSPITAL
CITIZEN OF SANDY RIDGE 1
FORMERLY OF DANBURY,'
SUCCUMBS TO HEART AF- j
FECTION FUNERAL AN!)
BURIAL AT SANDY RIDGE, j
After an illness of several'
weeks with a heart affection. ;
Henry Alvan Blair died at the ,
Baptist hospital in Winston- j
Salem last Saturday morning. I,
He was aged 47, and is sur- (
vived by his wife, formerly Mis-
Nellie Jeanettc Ziglar and seve l
j children as follows: Daughters.'
Lettie Ruth and Nellie Louise;!'
1 1 1
Sons, Leonard, Raymond, Paul, •
John and Walter.
The deceased is also survived
, by his mother, Mrs. Emma Blair
i Mclntyre, of Sparta, Illinois;, an I
I one sister, Mrs. Annie Lec
Weston, of Huntersvillc, N. C.
Mr. Blair was born and raised
in Danbury, being a son of Mr. '
and Mrs. 11. H. 11. Blair, the
former having been dead for some
In the year 1909 Mr. Blair w?.;
j married to Miss Ziglar, and since
that time had made his home a:
' Sandy Ridge.
At Danbury School
The Chapel program at th;
Danbury School next Friday.
Feb. 22nd, will be in charge of
Mrs. J. W. Hall and the following
'program will be given:
i Song--" America."
Devotional- -Marie Goin.
Recitation, "February 22nd" -
j Katherine Sisk.
| Reading, "George Washington"
il- Stednian King.
| Recitation, "Out On
Breeze" —Winifred Hall.
Salute To The Flag- By the
Recitation, "The Flag Goes By"
, I —Brantley Wall.
j Exercise, "In The Midst Of J
i i Them" —Fourth and Fifth Grade j
;' Duet Marie Goin and Willi-!
; fred Hall.
Play, "Dispatches For Wash- J
in?,ton"—Fourth and Fifth Grade!
| Wedding Of
i Stokes Young
I Announcement is made of the!
i marriage of Miss Ellen Elizabeth j
: Lackey and Charles G. Cavincss, j
' both of Greensboro, on Friday, j
i j May 18, 1934, in Danville, Va. J
L | The vows were spoken by Rev. j
1 Fred R. Chencett at the parson-j
- age of the First Methodist
. | church.
i Mrs. Caviness is the youngest 1
i daughter of Mr. J. W. Lackey, of |
- Lawsonville, N. C., and the late j
i Lillia Martin Lackey. She went'
> to Greensboro several vears ago
i and has been employed there,
I since graduating from Alamance
:: High School. I
j Mr. Caviness is the son of Mr.
| rnd Mrs. J. P. Caviness, of White
r. Call, and is employed by W. H
- Ilarvcll Const > action Co.
f Mr. and Mrs. Caviness a>-e now
nt home in Cr.eep.r-Voro, N. C.
BIG CREEK BOOZE !
— — i
ELMER SHELTON AND WILL I
GEORGE CAPTURE ILLICIT
OUTFIT NEAR COLLINS
SON IN HOSPITAL.
Deputy Sheriffs Elmer Shelton
an-i Will George captured a 10- 1
f;alion blockade outfit near Col- 1
linstown, on the Floyd place. 1
The ulill had been in operation
the day before, so the officeta
believe, but when found there
was no bee>- or other supplies at j
hand. The copper was brought to j
Danbury jail today by Deputy f
Shelton. ; .
Julius, the 12-year-old son oi
Deputy Sheriff George, has been .
operated on for appendicitis at a (
Mount Airy hospital, and h ,
Sam H. Stewart
Guanos j •
Sam H. Stewart, formerly a
Danbury boy, now of Winaton-''
Salem, was here Wednesday.
Sam is representing the cele
brated Obcr's guanos in Stoke.*'
county, and has been for several
i years. He says he will largely in
crease the sale of Ober's this sea
son owing to fine crop records
made in 1934.
! for Ober's ad in
I Reporter's New
I The office of the Danbury j
! Reporter has been removed to,
the Joyce old store building juuj
below the Taylor hotel corner. ;
j In the new quarters the j
1 management extends a cordial!
invitation to all its friends and i
' patrons to call.
j Latch string always nn the i
| Death Of Mrs.
Mrs. Katie Sue Joyce, agde 41,'
, wife of Robert Joyce, died at her
I home at Meadows, February 1-1. j
! Funeral and burial at Clear'
j Spring Primitive Baptist church!
j Feb. 14, Elders Fagg and Tut tie
| Death Of Mrs.
j Mrs. Jettie Mounce, wife of R.
j H. Mounce, died on February 15.
| She was aged 57 years. Funeral
!at Wilson Primitive Baptist
! church Feb. 1(>. Rev. E. O. Ward
' minister in charge.
AH the elements that pot.
j make up a thrilling detectiv
! s'ory will be found in the true
' exploits of the French Police.
j r *.c=!e muibiril articles, prepare 1
by H. AstMon-Wolfe, formerly 'if
I Police Laboratories of Paris,
will be found in the American
Weekly, the big magazine which
rimes each week with the
BALTIMORE SUNDAY AMERI
C. A .N. Get your copy from yovr
| f:»-orile newsboy or newsdealer.
MRS. SARAII WESTMORE- 1
LAND, AGED 80; JOi:
BOYLES, AGED 91. ANSWER
SUMMONS MRS. CHARITY ■
TERRY, 91. IS ILL.
King, Feb. 2u. Mrs. Sarah
Westmoreland, aged 80, died
her home three miles west oi
here Monday. The deceased is 1
survived by one son, Seaton c
Westmoreland, of Tobaccovilie. j
R. F. D. 2 and one daughter Mr'-, s
Walter Boyles, of Walnut Cove, c
Funeral service conducted at the »
home Wednesday afternoon at 2 c
o'clock and burial followed in the 1
family graveyard near the home. 1
Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Tuttlc j'
and Mrs. O. L. Rains lef*. Sun- 1
day for Miami, Florida, where 1
they expect to spend about ten |
days the gues!s of Mr. and Mrs. t
Grant Gravitt. i t
Albert Kirby, World War i
veteran, left last week for Oteen I
Government hospital at Asheville
for treatment and possibly an 1
Joe Boyles, aged 94, died MOP- '
day at his home near Capella.
Funeral service was conducted at 1
Boyles Chapel Church Wednes- i
, day at two P. M. and interment
was in the family graveyard.
Mrs. Ethel Stockton, who
served on the jury in the Haupt
mann case, was originally from
Winston-Salefti. A King lWr i "
states that she is personally ac
quainted with Mrs. Stockton.
i Mr. and Mrs. Adam Hall, of!
Trinity, spent the week-end here'
l , i
j the guests of relatives.
John Snider, of Hampton, V'l., i
j is spending a few clays with rela
! lives here.
i _ i
Braxton, the 14-year-old son of.
; Mr. and Mrs. Hays Smith, cut an
| ugly gash in his foot while chop-'
J ping wood at his home Friday. •
• Dr. R. S. Helsabeck sewed up and
| dressed the wound. Four stitches'
. were required.
The following births were'
'registered here last week: To Mr.'
and Mrs. Alton Brown, a son, and
to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Harrison, a
i Pink Slawter, fine tobacco
I grower of the Capella section,
j was a business visitor here Satur
Mrs. Charity Terry, aged 94.
who is suffering from an attack
jof influenza, is right sick at he.
Death of Mrs.
Mrs. Bettie. wife of Walter
Hicks, died Feb. 17 at the age
of 7S. Elder Watt Tuttlc preach
ed the funeral at the interment
it Clcir Spring Primitive Bap
list church Feb. 18.
Mrs. Ida Hicks
Mrs. Ida. wife oi" Caleb Hick -,
died on I'eb. 17 at the age of 50
years and was buried a! Clear
Spring Primitive Baptist church
on Feb. 19 Elder J. W. Tuttlc
• j lie/ husband, Caleb Hicks, died
I "! out 3 weeks ago.
THE YEAR 1935
I ■ •
K Iltli Y TELLS THE TOBACCO
FARMERS ABOLT THE NEW
KI LLS OF TIIE GAME—THE
RENTAL PAVMENTS FOR
THIS YEAR STOKES
FARMS NEED MOKE LIVH
The rules relating to the lanct
loi'd and tenant relationship un
der the tobacco acreage ad
justment contract are to be
strictly inforccd on every farm
duiing the coming year, and are
of so much importance to every
contract-signing grower that the
list below as prepared by J. E.
Thigpen, Assistant to the Chiet'„
Tobacco Section, is reproduced -
herein for the information of our
"(1) Under the tobacco con
tract and administrative rulings,.
the landlord and the cash tenant
may make such agreement a-a—
they wish with respect to division
of the rental payment. The renf
al payment may be delivered to—
the landlord as payment of part:
of the rent.
"(2) An owner whose farm
was operated with share-tenants
in 1931. will not violate the
terms of his contract by rent
ing the farm for cash rent for
1935, provided the person to
whom the farm is rented does
| not reduce the number of shacw
>tenant* nn >hn furm luiliiw ■
number in 1933 because of pro
visions of the tobacco contract.
"(b) An owner who produces
tobacco with hired labor instead
of share-tenants or share-crop
pers will violate the terms of hi*
contract if he redues the number
of tobacco share-tenants and
share-croppers on the farm below
the number in 1933 because of
provisions of the tobacco con
tract. In such cases, the owner
should be advised that he will
1 forfeit further advantages under
his tobacco contract, including
his right to receive tax-payment
■ warrants in 1935 at* a contract
"(3) No restrictions are placed
under the tobacco contract upon
the changing of share-tenants
and share-croppers as in 1933
because of provisions of the
(4) We can see no relation be
tween a charge for house rent
and the tenant provisions of the
"(5) In case a share-tenant
voluntarily moves from a farm
after having produced a crop in
-1934, and the producer does not
obtain another share-tenant, the
producer will be considered as
having violated his contract If
the number of share-tenants is
reduced below the number on the
farm in 1933, unless he can sub
mit satisfactory proof to show
that the reduction was not be
cause of the provisions of the
"(6) In ciues of change in con
trol of the farm in 193"> through
change of ownership, cash leas?
or olhervif.r the tenure under
the roiiM "n of tenants, sub cash
renters, or croppers who grew
(Continued*on Pago 4)