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THE DANBURY REPORTER.
IN SNOW CREEK
HBBMAN LAWSON BUYS
LICENSE TO MABBY ONE
YOUNG LADY, THEN
CHANGES HIS MIND AND
Herman Lawson of L&waonville
bought license the other dlay at
Danbury to marry one young
lady of the neighborhood, went
home, and got married to another
License for taking unto himself
the other girl, was bought later
at Stuart, Va,
Whethe r after purchasing his
flakes license, Herman chan&cd
his mind, or whethe r the first
young lady changed her mind, is
However, it is a fact, as tncj
records in Register of Deeds
Smith's office will sfyiVi yo>;-g
Lawson failed to wed the first
chosen girl, and did wed the sec
Both of the young ladies in
volved in this unusual marital
situation, are -reported to be a3
fine girls as there are in the
Whether or not the first young
lady will sue for breach of
promise, or whether she laughs
is not known yet.
Young Lawson is a prominent
and popular young man, a son of
Jesse an Lawson of Lawsonville,
and a brother of Frank Lawson
Winston-Salem, N. O.
Mr. and Mrs. E, F, Stone of
Pilot Mountain N. C., Announce
the marriage of their daughter
Elizabeth Frances to Paul Willis
Venable. The wedding was sol
emnized by Rev. E. E- Calvin at
the Baptist parsonage in Ben
nettsville,) £s. C-, Wednesday even
ing November 24th, 1937.
Mr Venable Is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. George Venable of Dan
bury, N- C.
After a brief wedding trip they
will be «t home 728 West End
Blvd . Winston-Salem, N. C.
Earner, young son of Mr. and
Mrs. M. J, Fagg, Whp Is at tbs
Baptist hospital is Wimfton
auem, la reported *■ gctflting
*long fln«. Hi recently submit
t»d to SB operation for appendi
At the beginning of the Civil
War 128 different people in
Stokes county owned over Two
Thousand, Four Hundred staves,
valued at over $1,100,0000)0. Sfend
SIOO and I will send you correct
list showing how many slaves
each party had and the assessed
valuation. This will be of interest
to most every family in Stokes
county, i guarantee list to be
I . T. SL PETREE,
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Established 1872. Danbury, N. C., Thursday, December 2, 1937
In Race For Judgeship
J. M. Sharp, Candidate
For Judge of the 21st
Judicial District, Com
posed of the counties
of Caswell, Rocking-;
ham, Stokes and Sur-j
ry. 1 !
Mr. Sharp's first work in
ntokes county w°o about 1903,
when he will be i:membered by
many of Stokes' citizens whj
were interested in eduti. jion, as
'j, conductor of Teacher's Insti
At that time he wa3 president
of Sharp Institute, and was se
lected by this late Judge John D.
Humphreys, who was superin-
tendcn,t of Schools of Stok'is
county, to conduct the Teacher's
Institute in Daiibury.
There was ia strong friendship
between he and Mr. Humphijey*.
and when Mr. Humphreys was a
candidate fo r Judge, Mr. Sharp
did valuable work for him in
Guilford and Stokes counties, and
bided materially in securing his
nomination for which Mr Hum
phreys' friends are very grtateful.
Mr. Sharp has given the bcit
efforts of his life for bet'or op
portunities for the masses, and
has So conducted himself among
his friends aM neighbors in his
own county, and has served the
Democratic party so well, that
the leading officials and party
management has the following to
say about him:
J. M. ShJarp was born on a
farm in Rockingham coun'y and
Worked on the farm until he
reaches his majority. At an early
age ha began fighting for better
farm conditions. H« WM a pru>:«
mover in organizing the FVrmerfl
Protective Association oi North
Carolina. a long time he
wtm secretary-treasurer and lect
urer of said organisation.
H« is a self educated man,
having worked his way through
school a*d college He taught
school for several years and h«a
actually practiced 'law for 30
y**rs. He is thoroughly familiar
with oourt procedure "and practice
from the Justice of the Peace
Court to the Supreme Court of
the United Stto|Uee.
He served in the State Senate
from 1025 fto 1029, and was one
of tfale sponsors of the law for
st(at« supported public schools
and has always fought lor beitir
Public School He w«s
ingham counjty when Hgicut'cn'
was being, caused to dose the
public schools for two years dur
ing the depression, and Do cu,t
f|i,laries. (aided ma
terially in preventing this calam
ity. He has always supported
i the cause for greater eduoartaon-
Jal advantages fo r the masses.
He is learned in the law. He
has the humian touch. He knows
the problems of the ordinary man
and is his friend- He is honesr,
1 sympathetic and fair. He gfcve
two years of h'a Nfe to his coun
tiy during the world w>r with
out a penny of pay.
He is a loyal Democrat land
has fought the battles of the
Democratic party in every cam
paign for 40 years, and has never
held any lucrative office at the
hands of said party. He holds
!nc office whatever, either State
He possesses the rare qualifica
tions for Superior Court Judge
An experienced pr» ciitioner, learn,
ed in th t law, just, humane, and
ikf' rves the vote anj con
fidence of the people in his cam
paign for the position >f Jvjgc
of the Superior Court of th» 21 si
We recommend him to the
voters in the Juno Primai J l.'.Jb.
H- R. Scott, President Rock
ingham Couny Bar.
Jo e W. Garrett, Atty,. Member
North Carolina Legislature.
Eugene Irvin, Auditor of Rock
R. J, Lewellyn. Attorney,
M. T. Smith, Clerk Superior
Court of Rockingham county.
J. L. Roberts, Chairman Board
of Education of Rockingham
C. H-. DeJton, for 10 years
Chairman Board of Commissioners
of Rockingham county.
Mrs- John Lee Wilson. Supt.
of Welfare of Rockingham coun
G. W. Williams, U. S. Commis
sioner and J, P,
J. H, Allen, Former Supt. of
Schools of Rockingham counity. ..
T. S. Wilson, Dental Surgeon- 1
Upton G. .Wjtoon, Writer and
J. C| Laster, Supjt, of Madison
T. J. Garrett, Member Bdard
J- E. McLain, Supt. of Schools
of Rockingham county.
L- M Sheffield, Sheriff of
Rockingham county. - i
W. A. Johnson, U. D., Former
Supt, of Health of Surry county. |
E. B. Ware, Attorney, Member
Dem Ex. Committee.
C. E, Brewer.' Attorney. I
W. H. Foy. PP6B. High Pbjnt
Paper Box Co, Resident of Relds
rill e, N. c.
E. S. Powell, Chairman of
Toung Democrats of Rockingham
Gi P- Dillard, Chairman
Democratic Ex. Com. Rocking
W. M, Bennett, Member Dem.
J. Mai comb Sharp, Member of
Democratic Ex. Com.
H. C, Martin, Member Demo
cratic Ex. Com.
William Cummings, Member
DemocrtatSc Ex. Com.
W. I. Witty, Umlm Demo
craic Ex. Com.
J, R, Lewellyn, Member Demo
cratic Ex. Com. |
W, N. Poole, Member Demo
cratic Ex. Own.
J» A. Oardwell, Jtarixr Demo
cratic Ex. Com.
Mm. C, B, GhrraU, Mrs. J.
Mataonfc Sharp, TJL fimothera
WILL BE LIVELY
NOUNCE FOR SOLICITOR OF
THIS DISTRICT—SHARP I N
THE RACE FOR JUDGE
HANCOCK AND REYNOLDS
CAMPAIGN WILL BE IN-
TENSE WILL McDONALD ,
ENTER FOR |CONGRESS—
COAN A DARK HORSE.
News reaches D»nbury this
week that W. R Badgett of Pilot
Mountain will probably be a
candidate for solicitor of the 21st j
district against Ralph J. Scott of
Stokes, A+. D. Ivie. Jr, of Rock-j
ingham, A. B. Carter of Surry. |
Mr. Badgett is a prominent. 1
practicing attorney of Surry'
county and is quite well known'
I It »s a'so understood that C:J
well will have a candidate tor
solicitor o f this district which is
composed of Surry, Stokes Rock
ingham and C'swelL Allen Gwyn
of Rockingham is the present
incumbent of this position, but
as he has announced for Judge,
he becomes automatically elim
inated fi oi:i the solicitorial race.
For judge of the 21st, Mr.
Gwyn will be opposed by tho
present incumbent, Judge E. C.
Biven& of Surry, who w(is ap
pointed by Gov. Hoey lately, and
by Atterney J. M. Sharpe of
The campaign for the U, 1 S,
Senate between Senator Bob Rey
nolds and Congressman Franjc
Hancock will doubtless be in-
I tense, as these two young politi
-1 cal warriors will certainly cj,rry
( the bat,tie into every county of
" v W J Ul |
the SKlsite, Each has strong fol- j
lowing in every section of North ]
Carolina, ' j
The contest for the seat of
Hancock in congress will, too, be
no doubt a hard fought one, with j
A, D, Folger of Surry a n d other!
candidates jn the race, including
Rex Gaa3, possibly, and Fred 1
Hutchins, both of Forsyth* | 1
! It is believed by many that '
ex-Mayor Geoy W. Coan of Win-, (
ston-Salem, may come in as a (
dark horse. Mr. Coan is at *
I present chief of the WPA in the j
I and has doubtless very
| Stokes has her own Ula* Gr«ce !
Taylor, on* of the rising stars of 1
female Democracy in the State '
and should Miss Taylor definitely
decide to eater she may be ex
pected to receive much more than
a complimentary vote from her
own county, as the is widely'
known and deservedly popular in p
o|ther counties. \
Services At Baptist
| Church Next Sunday
| Rev. Mr. Dav»port, who is
p»at»r of Danbury Baptist church
requests the Reporter |fo an- 1
nounce that then will b* wtiw I
at this church mmU ftuikf nm. i '
Ilng and nighl, and tl|f ttm psfe- 1
be * juiim m * j 1
A. B. Carter of
Surry Enters Race
Attorney A- R. Carter t.a ;
Thursday /definitely made the de
cison to become a Candidate for
the Democratic nominatioi fjr
Solicitor in this district. He will
enter the primary to be held
next; June when the Dniocrats 3
select candidates for the vrious *
offices of the state and district. 1
Mr. Carter already been
assured of a strong following in
all four counties comprising this c
I judical district* the counties be- v
Surry; Stokes; Rockingham 1
and Caswell In Rockingham
! there are two candidates for,
j Judge while the present solicitor;
Mr. Gwyn; is from that county.
i With this situation existing in
that strong Democratic county
Mr. Carter has the assurance oi"
many political leaders of that '
county thgt he will receive a big
vote for Solicitor.
With the increasing Democratic
vote in Surry county Mr. Carter
goes into the contest with a de
cided advantage, since he is as
sured of the Suny vote. He
is likewise receiving favorable
reports from Stokes and Caswell
Mr. Carter is a son of Judge
W. F. Cai ter of this city, was
* ejucalod at Davidson College and
studied law at Duke University. |
lie was granted law license in
' 1 1928 and since that time has
" j been jaesoci 'ted with his father.
Judge Carter, a member of the
Presbyterian Church of this cityi
active in the work of the
Club and other civic orgain?za
tiona of the city and hp.a been
been a n "ctive worker in the
Democratic ranks, —Mount Airy
Mrs. J. P. Rhodes Dies.
Mrs J. P. Rhodes, 80, of Law
itonville, died last week at
her home after a prolonged ill
ness. The funeral was con
ducted a t Snow Creek Baptist
church Thursday afternoon at 1
o'clock by Elder S. H. Reid of
Walnut Cove, and Elder J. A-
Fagg, of Winston-Salem. Burial
wfcß in the church cemetery.
Surviving aw the huaband; two
sons, W. W. Rhodes, of Danbury,
and J. R. Rhodes, 0 f
Point; four brothers, S- M SreJ
ton, of Lawsonville, J, U Shel
ton, of Walnut Cove, J. p S|»l-
Con, of Leaksville- om. sisttr,
Mrs. Cona Jones, High. Point.
FOB SALE—MODEL A FORD
pick-up, 29 model, in good shape
Will sell at reasonable price.
DANBURY, N, c. ROUTE 1
Some nice porkers ar e being
butchered in a«d around King.
>P.ui Unvil'e f s co f; 0 r d t j h'»
hDme 00 West Main street by uu
**■. hi* Mend* will
BUYS KING DIRT
PART OF JAMES SCHAIB
LAND BRINGS $3,000 — OTH
ER NEWS OF INTEREST
King, Dec. I—Lfist1 —Lfist rites for
J;>mes Preston agej 20 who w?.3
accidentally shot by Klr
by while rabbit hunting was
held at the firs.* 8a,);,.". church
Thursday morning at eleven o'-
clock and burial fj'towol ii> the
church cemetery. The service
was in charge of Rev. Herm >n
Newsum and Rev. Brown.
The deceased is survived by
the parents, Mr- and Mrs. N. E.
Preston of Clio, S. C., formerly
of King and several brothers and
, L. Newsum, farmer re
lir; tv.-o miles south we'it of
town, .. ..i arrested and placed in
Di.nbury jail last week on a
charge of threatening the lives >C
his family, He was luter re
leafed on bond.
Mi:;.? Kstellc Alley of Winston-
S.ilom HI .;it Thanksgiving with
her par ntr, Mr and Mrs J. M.
Allry in Walnut Hills
Joseph Fulk harp- nod t■ > >.
very gainful ccident Tuesday. \
! of mul s which be was driv
ing while hauling in coin from
the field became frightened and
ran away. Mr Fulk jumped from
the wagon sustaining a spr ined
ankle, and shock.
Miss Laura Boyles of Ashboio,
spent the Thanksgiving holiday;:
with hep parents in North Side.
A number of relatives fiom
h're attended the funcr.~l cf
( Ro'ocr Southern a t Camden, S.
r A acre tract Part of tho
J :l ms Schaub farm was sold at
public auction here Saturday.
Nelson Browder was the highest
bidder at $3,000.00.
I The following births were reg
- istered here Last week: to Mr,
t and Mrs. Raleigh Wall daugh
•|ter, to Mr. and Mrs Ernest Tut*
" | *le a daughter, ,to Mr. a „d Mrs.
t Guy Tucker a son, to Mr. and
Mrs. Ernest Moore a daughter,
I and to Mr. and Mrs. Bernica
Johnson a son.
Misses Naomi and Pearl Sisk
( who are attending college at
| Roanoke, V«., spent Thanks
giving with their parents here,
j The following patients under-
I went tonsil operations in tbt
| Stone-Helsabeck Clinic last
| week: Warney Sands of Dan
.bury, Mise Madge Badgett, Jack
Bftdgett and Mrs. H. L- Badgett
'of Ararat and Mrs. W- F. Li/en
gcyid of Winston-Salem.
Rona Dorsett of Pinnacle and
Bona Darnell of Germanton
Route I, were hit by a n au
tomobile being driven by Fount
Moser a farmer residing in ths
community where the accident
happened. An ambulance was
' | called from King which rushed
, them to a Winston-Salem Hospi«
1 1 1iJ. Dorsett is reported to be on
* |ly slightly injured while Danxtt