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THE DANBURY REPORTER.
Jt* ASSES AT KLNG
CHRISTMAS TREE PROGRAM
AT (BAPTIST CHURCH
PERSONAL ITEMS THE
STORK MAKES FEW HOLI
King. Dec. 29 Hays Sm*'.h
aged about 65 died at his home
two miles west of town Wednes
day following a lingering illness
of several weeks. The deceased
Is survived by the widow and
one son, Smith. Fune
ral and interment was at Low
Gap, Va., near his original home
Sunday afternoon at two
Arvil Hix and Miss Ollie Cain
motored to Stuart, Va. Thursday
where they were united in the
holy bonds of matrimony.
A Chrism afl tree program was
given at the firet Baptist church
Miss Leona Pulliam has accept
ed * position with the Baptist
Hospital at Winston-Salem a *
nurse. She entered on her new
duties last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey D. Pul
liam of Mt Airy spent the hol
idays with relatives here. I
Mrs. Cornelia Pulliam is spend
ing some time with relative* near
"Walter White of Washington,
D. C. son of the late Charlie
White is here for the Christmas
Misses Pearl and Naomi Sisk
who are attending college at Roa-
Boke, Va., are spending the holi
days with their parents here. :
Them was no rush in the
Stork's business fat week, pnly
S brthhs being recorded. They
were Mr. and Mrs. Sam painhow
«r, a daughter, and Mr- and Mrs.
Kenrtan Smith, a son.
Bill Helsabeck of Wakfc For
est College is the guest of his
parents, Dr. and Mrs. R. S. Helsa
beck on Dan River street for the
C. D. Slate Jr. has let the con
tract to the King Lumber Comp
any for the erection of anew
jKven room home on Pilot ave
nue. Actual work will be started
•t once. The contract calls for
completion in three weeks.
Miss Clodie Stone has returned
to her home in High Point after
a holiday visit to relatives here.
Buck Tuttle and Miss Louise
Westmoreland both of near King!
were married i n Hillsville, Va.
Herman Newsum and family
■pent Saturday iat Bethania Sta
tion where they were the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hauser. ,
Bill Boles is spending the
Christmas holidays with relatives
In Monroe, Va.
IMr. and Mrs. W. G. Tut.'), T. 1
D. Tuttle and Mr. land Mrs. Wfl
burn Shouse ajid Master Darle
Shouse of Rural Hall visited rela
tives here Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. H. Martin
•pent. Christmas with relatives at 1
Albermarle. They returned Sun
day aooonpanied by Jim Moore.
Are Under Fire
Raleigh.—Major Arthur Fulk
is sitting tight and saying no
thing as the state highway pat
rol, of which he is commander,
continues to get into hot water
ill several sections of the state
and for several different rea
"Hot spots'' for the patrol
men and their commander in re
cent weeks have been Wilming
ton, Rale\gh and Charlotte. In
each city the patrol has come
in for some vigorous and un
welcome verbal In
the Wilmington incident the
city's Mayor Thomas E. Cooper (
was the oastigater.
It came about when veritable
swarms of pbtrolmen, to hear
Mayor Cooper tell about it de
scended upon the New Hanover
sector in an effort to traip two
bandits, one of them thought to
be the übiquitous Bill Pfeyne.
In la regular gang
chase one of the bandits was
shot and captured, the other
got away. !
Cooper Cuts Loose.
I Then it was that Mr. Cooper
cut loose. The patrol had been
"discourteous." The patrol had
"failed to co-opeH»te." The
pi&trol had "shown court
esy for Chief pf Police Joe
Rouark," and so on and so on.
| Then in Rnleigh, a patrolman
rushing to the scene of a report
ed wreck ran over and killed a
tot on the city street. lie wp.s
i completely exonerated by a
coroner's Hury, but there
been more than a little talk to
the general tenor and effect
that patrolmen would do better
to proceed with c?oition enough
to avoid hazards which common
sense tells exists on every city.
And how from Charlotte corner
of Sergeant S. D. Moore, of the
patrol, for recklessly chasing «
''suspected over the
citv's crowded streets, ignoring
red Herhtq and threatening death
to all and sundry. ''The only
thin? SereV.nt Moore neglected
wns to haul out his gun and
shoot," and the Charlotte News
in Its editorial on the incident, j
Death W. F.
T "Wreifo. Snrrv
Register Of Deeds.
W. F. Lawrence, register of
deeds of Surry county, aged
55, died Monday night at Martin
hospital in Mt. Airy, from a
heart attack. Mr. Lawrence was
a native of Stokes county, and
was a son of the late William
.and Matilda Christian Lawrence.
| Zera Vaden Meadows, 3f»,
former member of the Winston-
Salem police force, died recently
i n a Morganton hospital. His
body was brought to Winston-
Salem for funeral and interment.
He was a native of Stokes i
County, a member of the
ran church and is survived by
his wife and two children. i
Danbury, N. C., Thursday, December 30, 1937.
MRS. J. S. SLATE
KILLED IN CRASH
SHE WAS WIFE OF DR. J. S.
SLATE OF ( WINSTON-SAL- j
EM FORMERLY MISS NON-.
NIE CULLER OF PINNACLE.
Mrs. J. S. Slate, Winston-Sal- ]
em, wa 8 almost instantly killed
and four other persons were in
jured, one seriously, in an auto
mobile collision Wednesday
morning at 8 o'clock on the
Asheboro road just ins'..lc the
city of High Point. Mvs. Slate
died within a few minutes after
being carried to the Guilford
I Dr. J. S. Slate, the most ser
iously injured of the others, re
ceived chest injuries, fractured
ribs and a hurt knee. Attending
physicians feared that pneumonia
might develop. Fred Slate, of
King, driver of the Slate car,
sustained chest wounds, fractured
ribs and scalp wounds, and his
mother, Mrs. MJattie Slate, suf
fered bruises and lacerations.
Leo McSwain, 17, Archdale,
driver of one of the cars involv
ed in the accident, wjas released
under $5,000 bond on a charge
of manslaughter following an
investigation by local officers.
McSwain, who received ia badly
lacerated upper lip in the collis
ion, will be given • hearing In
High Point municipal oourt Jan
Young McSwain, who was
coming toward the city, reported
to officers that he saw the Slate
car coming despite a dense mist
as he was attempting to pass
another car and that when he
applied the brakes his automobile
skidded and ran into the Slate
machine. Officers investigjating
the accident said that tracks on
the highway indicated that the
car McSwain was driving skidded
approximately 175 feet before the
irrpact and that the Slate car was
knocked nearly 20 feet backward
All of the other injured were
carried to the Baptist hospital in
Winston-Salem (following treat
ment at High Point.
Mrs. Slate was formerly Mis 3
Nonnie Culler of Pinnacle.
A party was given Monday
night by Katherine Sisk, Lois
Stephens and Lois WalL Games
were played and afterwards re
freshments were served. Those
who were present were: Lois
Wall, Lois Stephens, Katherine
Sisk, Winifred Hall, Margie Pet
ree, Ellen and Marjorie Pepper,
Druly Troxell, Henry Hender
son, Wallace Moore, Beverly,
Christian, George Petree, Vance!
Pepper, Lyman Hall and Ray
Sisk. Everyone enjoyed the,
One of the quietest Christ
mases for years has ptassed, with
very little drinking, few accidents
or disturbances being reported
> from any section of the county. I
WAS 'PROMINENT YOUNG
j LAWYER OF WINSTON-SAL
EM—SON OF LATE SOLICI
TOR PORTER GRAVES -•
| BURIAL AT MT. AIRY.
William Graves, 45, a member
of one of Mt. Airy's pioneer fam
ilies, although a resident of Wins
ton-Salem for the past 15 yearj,
died at 8:45 o'clock Wednesday
morning in Veterans hospital in
Mr. Graves, one of the out
standing crimir/il and civil law
ers in North Carolina, had been
in ill health for some time prior
to his death and a patient at
Emory University hospital in
Atlanta, Ga., before en'tring the
Augusta hospital one week ago
His condition arising from an
abdominal trouble, ha-1 not been
critical until the day before his
He was born in Mt Airy Jan
uary 14, 1892, son of the late
Stephen Porter and a Hol
lingswoith Graves. His father
served the 11th judicial district
as solicitor for 28 years, and he
followed his father into profess
ion of law. Educated at Guilford
college and at the University of
North Carolina, he was sworn in
as an attorney April 6, 1917,
and left the courthouse at once
to enlist in the United States
army for service in Frtmce.
He served throughout the war,
later studying at the University
of Sorborne in Paris before re
turning to Mt. Airy to open an
office in 1920. He moved to
Winston-Salem in 1923 and en
tered the law firm with his fath
er and Judge Walter Brock, a
partnership that was dissolved
He was married in 1921 to
Mrs. Lena Davis Austin, who
survives him, along with two
4ons, William (graves, Jr., and
Jesse Franklin Gnavevs, end one
daughter, Jane Cromwell Graves-
He is also survived by one broth
er, S. Porter Graves, Jr., of
Charlotte, ipnd one sister, Miss
Mary Franklin Graves, of Mt.
Funeral services will be con
ducted from the home in Mt.
Airy Friday afternoon.
New Filling: Station
And Garasre Opened
By Berk Smith
Deputy Sheriff Berk Smith has
recently bought the filling stat
ion and garage recently vacated
bv Mallard Woods, and has open
of the same for business. The
manager is Frank Lawson, as
sisted by H. M. Joyce, Jr.
J - J. Youner
Returns From Hospital
L. J Y.oung, Danbury's oldest
citizen, who has been in a Win-;
ston-Salem hospital for several
days in e very serious condition,
has been returned to his home
here. But little change in Mr.
Young's condition is reported.'
Ho is 86 years of age.
The Silver Offering taken all
the presentation of the Christ- j
mas Cantata on Sunday Decem
ber 19 was all turned over to the
Welfare Department to be used
in buying special treats for child
ren who would otherwise have
had no Christmas.
The Welfare Department
wishes to report to the commun
ity that the following items were
bought and distributed among 11
unfortunate families; fifty toys,
three large bags of oranges, ten
pounds of candy and ten pounds
It is felt that the Community
Christmas Cantata has added
much t 0 the Yuletide celebra
tions in several ways, a/id it is
hoped that such a program may
be established as a definite tra
dition for the county.
The silver offering was taken
in order to pay for light and
heat used in the Methodist and
Ehptist churches during prac
tices and to pay for the candela
bra made by the Stoke-; Lumber
Company. We wish to express
our appreciation to the churches
and to the Stokes Lumber Comp
any for making it possible to
use all the offering for special
Notice To All
For CCC Camp
r • •,
The Welfare office is in receipt
of a communication from the Ad
ministrator 0 f Veterans' Affairs,
Washington, D. C. announcing
that the War Department rt
ports no vacancies in the Vite
rans Contingent, Civili ;i; i Co n
servation Corps to be filled dur
ing the January, 1938, enroll
ment period and that, according
ly, there will be no Veterans Re
placement quota fop this area
during that period.
In veiw of the above all appli
cations of veterans o» hand, as
well as those that are being re
ceived from day to day, will be
given every reasonuh'e considers,
tion incident to the next subse
quent enrollment period which
may be authorized for the
month of April, 1938.
I It is suggested that all inter
ested Veterans continue to send
in thfcir completed applications
for CCC work, with assurance that
they will be considered at the
Fo r Stokes
As there has been some misum
demanding in regard t 0 the
. squirrel law, I will quote the
For gray squirels, Jan. 15 1933.
For fox squirrels, Dec. 15 1938.
For rabbits, Feb. 15, 1938.
For quail, Feb. 15, 1938.
For trapping mink, muskrat,
opossum, raccoon, Feb. 15, 1938.
1 CHAS. H. MARTIN, 1
Stokes Game Pifctector.
NO WAR NOW
Between Japan and
U. S. Is Adjusted
Tokio, Dec. 27.—Japanese gov
ernment officials today praised
the peaceful settlement of the Pa
nay crisis between Japan and the
United States as demonstrating
the ability of "two civivilized
nations" to solve their serious
"Fifteen o r 20 years ago," a
foreign office spokesman said,
"such a tragedy (as the Japanese
sinking of the United States gun
boat Panay) would have been
followed within a few hours by a
declaration of war.
"Japan's prompt apoJogy and
the United State's prompt accept
ance v,: the final note, plus a dis
pacsic" te searching for facts
during the intervening period,
should set an example for the
The foreign office spokesman
Said "it is imaginable some other
people who are responsible may
be recalled to Tokio" to be pun
ished for the bombing of the gun
boat December 12 Rear Admiral
Teizo Mitsunami, chief of aerial
operations of the Japanese navy
in China, already has been recall
Vice Admiral Isoroku Yam a
moto, vice minister of the navy,
expressed the navy's appreciation
of the "fair and just attitude as
sumed by both the United States
government and people despite
all sorts of erroneous propagan
He reiterated the navy's accep
tance of responsibility for the at
tack and sijiid the navy was
"gl a d the affair ltitd been settled
He pledged the r, a vy to do its
■ utmost to a ro.uj icnf»
of such incidents" and expressed
the belief ''Japan and the Unit.
States have turned a misfoilune
• into a blessing."
Pension Checks For L
There are no ex-Confederate
soldiei-s n ow living in Stokes
! county, but there are 13 widows
of ex-Confederates surviving.
Thee a few days ago received
! pension checks from the State, as
i follows: t
Mrs. S. G. Arlington,
Mrs. Permelia Caudle,
1 Mrs. Minnie Fagg,
Mrs. Mary A. Flippin,
Mrs. Sallie Gibson,
Mrs. C J. Hampton,
Mrs. Sarah A. Hicks,
| Mrs. A. G. Jones,
Mrs. Nancy R. Neal,
Mrs. Jane Ring,
Mrs. Mbry A. Smith.
i Mrs. A. R. Jones,
Mis. Rachael E. Moore.
Sam Riggs, formerly of Law
'Sonville, was in town today- Ha
has lately removed to near Sandy