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1 spent BV CWA
^^Government Ends Work Af-J
;l^t (er Period Covering
kB Eighteen Weeks
MnEW SYSTEM TO BEGIN
yore than $50,000 trickled into I
^ ffarren county from the coffers of I
Federal government to the I
pociets of poverty stricken persons I
irere given employment during I
" 1 ir-- I
/If eighteen weeks tnai mc wvu.
yoris Administration functioned I
B this county. I
A tabulation of figures yesterday J
[temoon at the office of Jesse I
ardner revealed that up to April j
when CWA work was discon-1
med throughout the country, that I
1,025.8" had been received by I
irren county for payroll alone, j
addition to that sum, the figures j
wed that the government con- I
uted S3.169.98 for material that I
t into Warren county projects. I
se figures do not include What j
been contributed from within!
county on special projects,
has been estimated that the!
e state received a total of $12,-1
X) from November 15, when the I
am started, through Saturday I
it ended. Of that amount, it I
stimated that $10,000,000 wentl"
rkers. S2.500.000 for materials. I
ctive immediately, a new!
i of Federal relief adminis- [
i will supercede the OWA.I
ardner said yesterday that j
act details of the new system I
at yet been made known to I
it that he was of the opinion I:
! will be a mixture of the I
itself and the old relief sys- I
rhich the CWA succeeded. I
k on CWA projects is now I
-innrtstill but those connected |
I with the trork are confident that
the projects will be completed under
new relief rules.
Bids On Louisburg
In Two Sections
Bids are again advertised on the
oad and will be opened on next 1
May. April 10, according to a
lews article in Sunday's News and
Two sections of the road are to
e let, one from where the road
Dins the old Louisburg road below
ifton to the Franklin county line;
he other from Warrenton towards
ifton. It is reported here, but not
onfirmed, that specifications on
he Warrenton end of the road calls
*a stretch of road from the edge
I Warrenton, in front of the home
f J. A. Dowtin, to a point just
ooss Hudgin's creek. If this
nres to be true, about three miles
f the road will have to be contract
Ir: for at a future letting.
Mock Breach Of
I Promise Suit Staged
I A mock breach of promise suit in I
I *hich Miss Lucy Leach is suing I
Mr. Paul P. McGregor in the sum I
of $10,000 promises to bring many I
interested citizens to the audito-1
Brium of the Littleton school build- I
ling on Tuesday night, April 10, at J
" 45 o'clock when the case is called. I
I Charles R. Daniel, judge of Re-1
Border's court in Halifax county, I
BTill preside over the trial. Robert!
B Kirkland will act as Clerk of Court, 1
Bond J. w. Harvey will fill the role I
I Miss Leach has secured as her I
H counsel Julian Allsbrook of Roa-1
noke Rapids and J. P. Pippen of I
Littleton, while Mr. McGregor will I
B Represented by Mac. Johnson of I
I Witnesses for Miss Leach will be I
I Ctias. E. Foster, John P. Leach and
p Daisy Harrison. Mr. Mc-j
I re?or's witnesses will be Rufus I
W. B. Myrick and A. M. ]
I J'arors summoned to serve are W. 1
^ Thorne, B. C. Nicholson, N. M. I
I n Int0n' Mrs' Harry Kenyon. S. I
m - <ung. c. T. Cooley, V. C. MatI
tows, Mrs. Harry House, Mrs. A.
I p Farmer, W. T. Person, J. 1?. Skin16?.
S. M. Thornton, C. E. Thomp
ton. C. E. Carter and Percy Harris.
I J^e mock suit is being staged for
I benefit of Circie No. 3 of
Littleton Methodist Episcopal
H Mr. c. p. Allen has returned to
I, TQrk after being confined to his
I tome for a few days on account of
I J"'r' Ross of Smithfield, for
?e% with the Press Publishing |
I 0,> was a visitor at Warrenton on
I to-day. , |
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President on Vacation
*" * '* * ' x * "" '
JACKSONVILLE . . . Again at t
the rail aboard Vincent Astor 'a
steam yacht '' Nourmahal'President
Roosevelt waved a happy goodbye
as he set sail on a hard earned
10-day vacation trip. He will fish off
the Florida coast. Photo shows the
President and Vincent Astor, his
host, aboard the Nourmahal last
September when the President returned
to Washington from the summer
White House at Poughkeepsie,
N. Y. ^With them then were the
President's grandchildren, Sistie and
Buzzie Dall. Insert, the typical and
happy Roosevelt smile.
Dr. Cree To Assist
In Series Services
At Baptist Church
Dr. Arch C. Cree of the First
Baptist Church of Salisbury will <
assist the Rev. R. E. Brickhouse in :
a series of services at the Warren- <
ton Baptist Church beginning on 1
Sunday night, April 9, and contin- i
uing through the week to the 15th. i
Afternoon services at 3:30 will begin ]
on Tuesday, Mr. Brickhouse said. <
Dr. Cree was born in Scotland '
and partly reared in Warren county. '
He graduated with Master of Arts i
from Wake Forest and Doctor of
Theology from the Southern Bap- ,
tist Theological Seminary at Louis- ,
He has held pastorates in Louis- |
ville, Nashville and Georgia. He has ,
traveled in more than twenty for- ,
eign countries. He was Executive ]
Secretary of the Georgia Baptist
Convention for a period of fifteen ]
years and served as Enlistment ,
Secretary of Baptist Home Mission ,
Board three years. He Is now pastor !
of the First Baptist Church of Salisbury;
one of the vice-presidents
of the N. C. Baptist Convention, ;
and one of the vice-presidents of
the Southern Baptist Convention.
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Miss Lizzie Hendrick
Is Buried On Monday
Funeral services for Miss Lizzie :
W. Hendrick, superintendent of St.
Lukes Hospital, Richmond, Va., :
were held at 3 o'clock on Monday
afternoon at Grace Episcopal
Churchy Palmer Springs, Va. The
last rites were in charge of the Rev.
Mr. McAllister and the Rev. Ernest i
Van Raalster, rector of All Saints
Episcopal Church at Richmond. Interment
took place at the church
Miss Hendrick had been connected
with St. Lukes Hospital for 20
years when death came to her Saturday
afternoon after an illness of
a year's duration. She first went
with the hospital in 1914 to study as
a nurse. After she had completed
her nurse's course and been there
for some time, she was made superintendent
of the operating room.
Later she became superintendent of |
the hospital. j
A number of nurses and doctors
with whom she had been associated
with in the hospital came to Palmer
Springs on Monday to pay their
final respect to her memory.
Miss Hendrick was the daughter
of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hendrick
of Palmer Springs. Her mother,
before marriage, was a Miss
Riddick of Richmond.
She is survived by one sister, Mrs.
Courtney Hendrick Gilmore, and
three brothers, J. B. Hendrick of
Norton, Va., Neely and James Hendrick
of Palmer Springs.
Those from here attending the
funeral of Miss Lizzie Hendrick at
Palmer Springs on Monday afternoon
were Mr. and Mrs.C. R. Rodwell.
Mesdames R. B. Boyd Sr., Ed
mund White, W. R. Baskervill, w.
N. Boyd, C. P. Allen, R. B. Boyd Jr,
Dr. C. H. Peete, Misses Edith Burwell,
Louise Allen, Lottie Bell and
Eula Allen, and Mesdames John
Tarwater and T. J. Holt.
Mr. George Randolph of Enfield
was a visitor here yesterday.
N, COUNTY OF WARREN, I
Off Florida Coast
Board of Education ,
Asks Commissioners ]
To Borrow Money 3
A resolution requesting the Board ,
af County Commissioners to bor
row money in anticipation oi tax
collection for the purpose of paying 1
back salaries to Warren county
school teachers was the principal
item of business before the Board of
Education in session at Warrenton
an Monday. Delegations of citizens
ivere present from Macon and Littleton
requesting the board of education
to take this action.
In the absence of Harry Walker, (
chairman, David Limer presided
aver the meeting. j
A number of other matters were i
before the board and were disposed ;
af in the following manner, ac- ;
cording to the minutes of the day's i
Albert Davis requested the Board 1
to help him pay for some lumber i
used in adding to the Coley Springs J
School. The Board was not able to
take action at this time. !
Weldon T. Davis made a state- ;
ment explaining how he and Ad.
Tharrington came to ask for pay- "J
ment of $50.00 for Old Well school
site. After his explanation, it was
moved and carried that $50.00 be
paid for same. J
Resolved that the attorneys for
this Board be requested to secne
matters pertaining to the title to
the Drewry school site this month
If possible; and if not possible, then
to consider the advisability of using
the right of Eminent Domain to
close same. Adopted unanimously.
Ordered, that a gasoline pumping
outfit be installed to furnish water
in the tank at Drewry school, with
Ordered that George Davis take
Areola truck to Henry Egerton
place where Robbie Cheek resides;
that Inez truck go to or as near as
practical to the County Home; that
if the road gets to be very good, one
truck make the circle, this to be
the Inez truck.
On discussion it was decided that
it is not practical to rent the Warren
Plains school building for residential
Ordered that the county superintendent
seek a storage place for
the trucks for the summer.
The meeting adjourned at 1 p. m.
A. B. Schlichter Sr. Dies
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Littleton, Aprn o. a unv.iwv. vices
for A. B. Schlichter who died |
at his home in Norfolk Tuesday
after a week's illness, were held at
the grave here at Sunset Hill cemetery
Wednesday afternoon at 3
o'clock with Rev. H. Reid Miller
and Rev. Francis Joyner officiating.
Mr. Schlichter was well known
through this section, having been
connected with the Fosburg Lumber
Company when that company
was operating through this country
with headquarters at Hollister, near
here. He made his home here for
some time before going to Norfolk.
The deceased is survived by his
wife and three sons, A. B. Jr. of
Norfolk, Orin of Tampa, Fla., and
L. M. of Ashland, Kentucky.
Pallbearers were J. T. Gupton, T.
H. Hoffler, J. W. Warren, I. A.
Crawley, J. W. Doxey, and H.
I. C., FRIDAY, APRIL 6,
THREE NEW MEN~
Connell Out For Senate; E.
M. Rooker For Coroner;
Cole For School Board
COLE WINS DISTINCTION
W. A. Connell Sr., well known
farmer of Warren Plains, this week
innounced that he would be a caniidate
for State Senator. E. M.
Rooker tossed his hat Into the poitical
ring with an announcement
;hat he was seeking to be Coroner.
J. W. Cole of Wise is out for mem3er
of the Board of Education.
These three are the only definite
innouncements made during the
Mr. Connell is the third Warren
citizen to announce his candidacy
'or the position of State Senator.
Dther candidates are Mayor Prank
3. Gibbs of Warren ton and Judge
r. O. Rodwell of Warrenton.
Likewise Mr. Rooker is candidate
lumber three for Coroner, a posl;ion
also being sought by Jasper
3hearin of Churchill and Prank M.
Mien of Warrenton.
Mr. Cole has the distinction of I
leing the first candidate to anlounce
for member of the Board of
Education. Whether the present
members of the board will be candidates
to succeed themselves has
not been stated. The present
Board of Education is composed of
Harry M. Walker, chairman; David
Limer, J. 5. T. Harris, R. A. King
and N. H. Paschall. .
Over $100 Given
To Charity Chest
During Past Month
Total contributions to the Charity
Chest of the Warren County
Welfare Board during the month
if March totaled $111.66, according
to report of Mrs. John H. Kerr Jr.,
In submitting her report for
publication yesterday, Mrs. Kerr
said that "The Superintendent of
Public Welfare and the Board of
Public Welfare would like to take
this opportunity to thank their interested
friends for their generous
hpin rinrinc this Dast month as is
evidenced with the report printed
In connection with this statement.
We feel that no better way of
spending money can be found. This
has enabled the Superintendent of
Public Welfare to accomplish some
much needed work, both in relieving
immediate distress and in doing
constructive work in rehabilitation
which will in the long run be
of great saving to the county. This
balance we have on hand is a great
help, but does not cover what is
needed for the urgent cases already
on hand. Along with our expres(Conlinued
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Ten Hoboes Sent
To Prison Camp
Ten of the 20 hoboes pulled from
a freight train at Norlina on Tuesday
are now in the Warren County
Prison Camp serving a 30-day
road sentence. The other men, it
was said, were able to pay a fine
or satisfy the court. It is understood
here that some of the boys
were "beating" their way nome
from C. C. C. Camps which had
The hoboes were arrested by
special agents of the Seaboard Air
Line Railway, who were assisted by
Chief Will Carter. They were tried
before Mayor A. L. Fleming of Norlina.
The frequent arrest of hobes at
Norlina comes as a result of a
number of robberies which have
occurred to freight cars, it was said.
$12 Cleared For
Library At Party
Twelve dollars was cleared for
Warren County Memorial Library
at the benefit bridge parties held
in the home of Mr. and Mrs. G. W.
Poindexter on Tuesday afternoon
The money was raised by charging
each guest a small sum for the
privilege of playing at one of the
tables. Prizes for the occasion were
- ' t- iirnawnnfrtn merchants.
aonatea uy mmcuwu
The party was arranged by Mrs.
Frank Allen and Miss Sallle Watson.
The Poindexter home was attractively
decorated with spring
flowers, and at the conclusion of
the games guests were served refreshments.
At the afternoon party, Mrs. L.
C. Kinsey won high score prize and
was awarded a pair of silk hose
(Continued on page 6)
Rotation of Vance
Warren Senators L
To Be Discussed
The Democratic Executive Committee
of Warren county will meet
at the court house, Warrenton, on
Saturday, April 7, at 12 M, to consider
a proposal of the Democratic
Executive Committee of Vance
county in regard to rotation of the
office of State Senator.
Under the plan now existing
Warren and Vance counties alternate
each two years in furnishing
a Democratic nominee for Senator,
with voters n both counties taking
part in the primary. The proposed
change is for Warren to furnish the
candidate for the next four years
and then for Vance to select her
man for a like period. In such selection
only voters in the county
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lurnisning tne candidate win emc.
the primary. The purpose of the
change is to cut down election expenses,
it is stated.
New Group C. C. C.
Candidates to Leave
For Examinations i
Twenty-one boys will leave here v
this morning for Raleigh where J
they will be put through a physical
examination to determine their ?
eligibility for membership in Civil- ?
ian Conservation Corps camps. 1
Those found physically fit at Ral- *
eigh will be sent to Fort Bragg
where they will undergo vaccination
and be put into shape for C. C. C.
The 21 boys leaving here this q
morning makes a total of around c
100 Warren county boys in the C.
C. C. camps which are located c
throughout the country. Each of the j,
boys is required to send $25 back ^
home monthly. j.
Boy Fractures Skull
In Fall From Car; $
Is Recovering c
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Ha^ Raschall, young son 01 Mr. r
and Mrs. Alton Piaschall of near \
Norlina, Is recovering from injuries J
he sustained on Tuesday afternoon F
when he fell out of an automobile f
traveling between Norlina and \
The fall to the hard concrete F
fractured the child's skull and ren- j A
dered him unconscious, but it was | E
reported here yesterday that his S
fracture was not as bad as first C
thought and that he is getting \
along nicely. a
According to accounts of the ac- k
cident reaching here, the boy, about
5 or 6 years old, was riding with I
his mother and grandmother and
when one of the three, intending
to raise a window, unlatched the
door and when it flew open the boy
fell out of the car. He was carried
to a Richmond hospital for r
Gives $2000 For *
Lee Memorial a
New Bern, March 31.?Mrs. Peter
Arrington of Warrenton has do- t:
nated $2,000 for the purpose of re- h
storing the handsome old Great. r
Hall at Stratford Hall, historic home <j
of the Lee family in Virginia, it has 1 j
been announced by Mrs. Edwin C. r
Gregory of Salisbury and Washing- ; ^
ton, state director for the Robert |
E. Lee Memorial Foundation in <j
North Carolina. r
With much other work under way t
at Stratford, as funds are provided r
from various sources, the Great Hall r
has been so far neglected in resto- t
ration work, but now, through Mrs.
Arrington's generosity, this impor- L"
tant work will be started at an early t
date as one of the most interesting v
phases of the restoration. 1
This gift from the North Caro- r
linian is in memory of her mother, v
who highly revered Robert E. Lee 1
and organized the United Daughters t
of the Confederacy in Warren \
county, being chapter president for c
'many years. The mother was a de- e
scendant of Lawrence Washington, r
of Sulgrave. The Lees and Washingtons
were connected through the j
Both Mrs. Arrington's husband
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' and her great-niece are UCOCCHUbu |
from the Carters, of Shirley. The
niece is also a direct descendant of \
Thomas Lee and Hannah Ludwell, t
daughter of Governor Philip Lud- 1
well of North Carolina. . 1
Mrs. Arlington states that she was
also largely influenced to make this I
contribution because of North Caro- 1
lina's failure so far to make a bet- <
ter showing as to donations for the <
Stratford restoration. She makes
the gift as a Foundation member l
(Continued on Page 6) 1
>n Pri?? *
The Best DressecJ I
NEW YORK . ... The former Jean d
tfash, American woman proclaimed a
'the beat dressed womhn in the
rorld" rushed here front Europe to e
)e at her son's side, Andrew W. e
?irwin, -as he faced trial for murder t
>t Gilliam Sessoms, fatally wounded t
>h a trip from Panama. t
furors Are Drawn 1
For May Term Of [
Superior Court s
Jurors for May term of Superior s
lourt were drawn by the Board of
lounty Commissioners as follows: r
First week?Wilber E. Stokes, H. t
!. Fleming, J. R. Smiley, J. N. Kil- t
in, H. E. Weldon, Roy Perkins on, \
Villiam C. Jones, N. M. Shearin. a
,uther F. Stegall, J. D. Stewart, R. c
\ Hardy. Leon King, T. P. Pasliall,
H. Evans Coleman, Chas. W. t
lole, J. P. Salmon, M. R. Newsonr, t
. A. Dowtin Sr., E. T. Rodwell, W. t
t. Overby, C. C. Alston, Lewis A. t
Tiompson, J. P. Williams, Fritz
lerring, J. E. Warren, C. F. King, 1
V. W. Cawtliorne, Milo Perkinson, (
. C. Burwell, B. D. Wright, W. C. t
tobinson, C. J. Fleming, J. B. Alord,
J. L. Paynter, B. L. Aysoue, i
r. F. Ward. I
Second week?W. C. Marin, I*
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CUIUS J. Xl.il! U. x. v/uvMi| '
ilston, Frederick Williams, J. H. 8
iolton, C. E. Thompson, Marvin G. c
itegall, John W. Mayfield, S. E. v
Jupton, J. W. James, J. G. Scott, t
V. J. Coker, W. B. Crinkley, Richrd
Vaughan, H. J. Ellis, R. S. Wat- J
ins, M. R. Boone.
Of Town Board r
Disposal of matters largely of a F
outine nature held members of ii
he board of town commissioners P
a session for a comparatively trief i
ime ori Monday night when the 1
egular monthly meeting was held <
,t 8 o'clock. The meeting lasted
ittle more than an hour. i
The commissioners agreed that 1
he town should remove limbs that c
iad fallen on town property as the 1
esult of the sleet storm, and or- 1
:ered that this be done at once. \
t was also decided that debris be r
emoved from the old cemetery in c
cnmp discussion about (
111CKJ YYUW IJV?aw
ogs running loose around Warenton
and it was suggested that
he town attorney be consulted in
egard to the dog law, but no dsfilite
action was taken on this mater.
John A. Rabil was before the
loard for enlightment in regard
o a refund on the privilege tax 1
phich he was required to pay when
le went into the mercantile busiless
here several months ago. He
pas told that after he had been
lere for a year, listed and paid his :
axes for that time that the town 1
pould refund to him three-fourths 1
if the amount he had been requir;d
to pay when he entered bus!- 1
less here. k
Miss Martha Hilliard \
Wins Essay Contest ?
Miss Martha Hilliard of Norlina 1
vas winner in the recent essay con- i i
hpld at Louisburg on "What, jl
flow and Why Education," it was 1
earned here this week.
In addition to winning a cash :
jrize, Miss Hilliard was honored by
jeing requested by Dr. A. D. Wilcox
;o read her paper before the istu- :
lent tody of Louisburg College. I
The essays were graded at Duke.'
University and returned to LouisDurg
OF THE NEWS
ALL THE TIME
W NUMBER 14
BORROW HONEY '
Commissioners Order Money
Borrowed To Pay Back
Pay Of Teachers
CHARGED TO DISTRICTS
Complying with a written request
f the Board of Education, Warren
aunty commissioners on Monday
rdered that the county borrow the
urn of $4,927.44 to pay three years
ack salaries of teachers of the
lacon and Littleton school disricts,
$3,467.05 of this amount was
or the Macon school, and $1,458.39
This money is to be borrowed by
he commissioners with the undertaking
that it is to be a loan to
ach of the school districts, to be
epaid as fast as back taxes for the
hree years involved are collected,
nd in the event that sufficient
evenue is not derived from this
ource the remainder shall be paid
y a levy applied to each of the
istricts effected for its proportionte
part of the loan.
The County Auditor was instructd
to hold all districts funds turnid
over to him by the County Atorney
as the result of tax suits in
he Macon and Littleton districts to
>e applied to the repayment of the
noney the county contemplates
ending to the two districts. The
notion ordering a loan was made
>y Commissioner John L. Skinner,
econded by Commissioner W. H.
Jurroughs and passed without disenting
Commissioners Capps and Skinler
were named a committee to go
o Raleigh and interview the State
lighway officials relative to the
Varrenton-Louisburg highway and
ny other roads that have not been
Lint cotton is to be valued for
he purpose of taxation at $50 a
>ale and list takers are instructed
o place such valuation upon the
The board ordered that Jubilee
?t. Henderson be paid $6,
me half of the cost of caring for .
in indigent patient. IMi
Commiasjoner R. h. Capps was
lamed a.directs M'th* Wvren . f
bounty Merilorfal Lhrary, accord- -JH*.
rig to a provision put into the
ninutes at the time the county
.greed to lease the site on the
ourt square for a library building,
I'hich is now in course of construcion.
Sent To Roads On
Gordon Kates, a young white
nan who gave his home as Philaelphia,
was the only defendant In
tecorder's court on Monday mornng.
He was found guilty on a tresiass
charge and sentenced to jail
'or 40 days, assigned to work for
;he Highway and Public Works
Prowling around homes at Ridgevay
was responsible for the man
recoming entangled in the meshes
>f the law while in Warren county.
Witnesses said that after he had
eft the highway and came to priroto
homes his language was ob
loxious and his conduct such as to
ause a lady to become frighten.
The defendant said that if his
onduct was frightful he was unaware
of the fact. He said that he
vas hungry and cold and that he
lad taken a "right stiff drink" that
i negro had given him and that
le didn't have any recollection of
)ffending any one or saying any;hing
that would scare a lady.
Walter H. Harris
Buried In Virginia
Burial services for Walter Howard
Harris, a native of Warren county,
svere held at Vienna, Va., yesterday
afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Mr. Harris dies Tuesday night in
the Gallinger Municipal Hospital,
Washington, D. C., where he had
aeen ill for several weeks with
erysipelas and pneumonia. He was
15 years of age at the time of his
The deceased was the son of W.
E. B. Harris of near Macon. Prior
to his death he was connected with
the Sanitary Grocery Co. of Washington,
D. C. He is survived by his
wife, who before her marriage was
Miss Jean Albrecht of Vienna, Va.;
two step sons, Stanly and Oliville
Gilbert; his father, W. E. B. Harris.
a sister, Miss Mattie Harris of
near Macon; four brothers, Arthur
T. Harris of Rocky Mount, Lemuel
R., Luther J. and Raymond A. Harris,
all of near Macon.