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VOL. XI. ?> m$- ? . \ V " ROXBORO,. NORTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 19, 1934. - -<?- NO. 51.
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m AIL FOLKS
IN THIS SECTION
Ker Prices BringingCheer
ro Thousands As Holi- -
there art those
look forward -t o
plenty, but there is
?the fact there are
almost. last. year.
,. _thah .enough for
elves this year, and-who, aft
tnipj'fchrlstmas spirit, will
with their less fortu
In fict, Christ
gifts would prove very
one gives die
nderwrty at" the
are small bas
ndies. toys and
who are really
fio. will have nothing
ays unless someone
?4^1 l^plans laid for fu
'of the manager of the
Anvass recently made 1
I -the efforts for raising
budget were successful.
Jorman. scout executive,
pt and contributed to the
?leportsf rom scout mas
the troops to be Active
pke presented to Scout
:e Walker of Ca-Vel a
credit for work .done*
|asters' training school
pt Prospect Hill.
I will deliver in due j
cently collected fqf;
\>ry to^wortfcy - *nd
njoying bet per prices for its
rnjoditles, this section after sev
y'ears of adverse conditions, is
| line for its grtyest holiday season
itmas. Everyone seems
be jgnbued . with the spirit that
' es a ' joyfuj season" more?-}Oyr
" The./atmosphere is" just right
the happiest J sgaspps of
a i a IN j [
N C, whfro fi? ?
hn of his family
^^^?pprpllPTV | J
?' call and get your- china,
we have them ready for you.
Chrfctra&s Present ? . \ .
- -Nothing Is more appropri
,ate, and you never gave her
anything -she will enjoy more
than a full set of Real China.
It' is FREE, po charge what-"
eyst for the China;, just re
n?jR\' or Subscribe, for "Hie
Courier one year and the*
China is yours, ready to take
home with you when'you re
new or subscribe.
Don't' put tills off another
day-r-Do it NOW! -
LUST SERVICE HELD
FOR PROMINENT MAN
Mr. Josejfh W. Younger Died
" Wednesday At Home Of >
Mr. and Mrs. Bradsher
Mr Joseph-W. Youn^fr. aged 78,
died at the home of his daughter
and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. . L. C.I
Bradsher on the Roxboro-Chub
Lake road and in sight Of the home
plaqe of the Youngers where Mr.
Youpgpr had spent most of his life
until feeble health forced him to
move into the house with his daugh-.
ter and her ? husband some years
ago. Mr. Younger had been con
fined to his room for quite a bit of
the time since 1928, but had been
able to be about some until two
years ago. Since that time he had
been in bed a majority of the
time. He suffered a stroke of pa
-"aTyfcfswH*. time ago, but the im
mediate fause of his death jvas
pneumonia with other complica
tions. ' \ I
Funeral Services were conducted
from the First Baptist Church is
Roxboro. Rev. W. F. West, his pas
tor, was in charge of the services^
Mr. Younger had been a member at
this church for many years. Active
pall-bearers were; Messrs. Prestpn
Satterffeld. R. A. RuHock. A. jW.
Clayton.' S. a, Wlnstead, E.< E
Bradsher and Dr. A. F. Nichols.
Honoraty pall-bearers were; Messrs.
N. H. '"arris. W. I., Newton, W. T.
Daniel w'. T Pass. J. C. Pass. M.
W. siierfleld, T. 0. Wlnstead, W.
D. Merritt. ft. E. Hamlin, L. L.
Lulls ford. Nathan Lunsford. S. C.
Bjgnett. W R. Wllkerson Hugh
tnods, R. H. Gates, D. W. LedbCt
ser and Dr. B. E. Love. Flower
bearers were: Messrs. J. G. Pass,
J. Y. Blanks, S. M. Neal, F. J. Hes
B. G. Clayton, W. G. Brad
B. Smith, W. R. Wopdy,
R. WJ Wllkerson, 8.
? Coats. J. E. Klrby.
Beam. Peyorite selec
rounger's were sung
I wade. Mrs. W. H.
J. Ticker and ? Mr.
Mr Younger was bur
hwood ceifretery. "
have come to me recent
.? husband, the late Claude
r. was^he^dfiver of the hit
car that killed Sidney
the night of Nov. 10. I can
liy say I know he was inno
the act. He did not leave
in that 'night. 1 remember
' wetl he workfed at home until
f and did not go away any where,
uk if this report "Could be trac
f to the beginning it would prob
be found that some one is hid
: bqhlnd a man who cannot speak
It has been said that he told me
he was the one who did it. i can
fully say that ^is not true. I
.that this denial will clear up
thesa false reports. ^ -
- ?^^Mw. Clyude* E. Career.
MEET LAST. WEEK
Messrs. O.' C- Davidson, J. B. Cur
rlrf; Dewey Young and Roy Oarrt^
son went down to Raleigh Mont*ay
night to attend.,a meeting of tlio
whool men of this section. The
meeting was held to dWiaA< the
School situation and'-problems \and
he polices of supp*t for the corning
year, perhaps some policies to -
recommended to the leglsta
when; It meets. Prof. Leon Mfad
jws, President. of E. C. T. C?
Prgny Oraham, President of
University of North* Carolina.
Mr. CJyde Brwln, State SupSfclii'
tot of, Education. addresjrrlLth*
THE PASSIM A
WELL KNOWN AND,
Mr. Lewis H. Daniel Died Ajt
His Home Friday Morning
~ At 6:3d -
Mr. Lewis H. Daniel, age 84, died
at his home near Roxboro on Fri
day morning at 6:30. ? About five
years ago he was stricken with pa
ralysis and since that time has been
confined to his room. Just a Iw
days before his death he began fail
ing and he " passed away as above
J Mr. Daniel was one of the ibest
known men in the County, was an
inveterate reader, versed in affairs
generally, and was the best posted
man on Person county history it has
ever been our pleasure to know.
Living near town it has been -his
custom to spend a good bit of his
time in Roxboro and many have
been the hours we enjoyed his com
i pany, for he was always a welcome
visitor at this office! he knew the
history of the County to a larger
degree than any man we have ever
tabwn .ftnd it was really enjoyable
to sit and listen to him.as he would
?tell- of the many quaint actions of
some of the older residents; he was
full of fur. and wit and always had
a story to .fit in with the character
.he .was. discussing. -His going is a
"distinct loss to .us and'will be felt
with sadness. His wife, a most in
tellectual woman, prfeceder him to
the grave by several years, but this
good couple leave two daughters,
Miss Bessie Heath Daniel of Rox
boro, and Mrs. E. L. Cloyd of Ral
eigh, who- are living examples of
the lieritage' left them by their par
ents. ? ' ' .
Funeral services were held at the
ihome with Rev. W. F. West of the
Baptist Church and Rev. Thomas
Hamilton of t h e Presbyterian
)Church, officiating, with" interment
'at the Daniel family cemetery.
V Active pall bearers were Hassell
Jpx. W. C. Barnett, Stephen Moore,
JoC^Y. Blanks, Nick Allen and W.
Honon.rj pall bearers and. floral
bearers were: 5. O. Cafver, N. S.
Thompson. W. it Farris, A. M.
Burns, W. R. Hambflck. T. E.
Austin, Geo. W. Theivas, Nath
Lunsford, Dr. G. W. Gentry, Chas.
Holeman, S. B. Davis, DevCFWh,
Davis, G. M. Fox, Sr., W. T. Kirby,
H. K. Sanders, C. L. Brooks, J. R.
Ellington, M. T. Clayton, F. D.
:Long, E. E. Bradsher, K. L. Street,
W. D. Merritt, C. H. Hunter, J. W.
Noell, R. P. Reade, Otho Lunsford.
The song selections were "Cross
ing * the Bar," "When the Roil is
Called Up Yonder," and "Asleep in
Jesus." Members of the choir; Mrs.
K. L. Street, Mrs. H. W. Newell, J.
B. Riggsbee and K. L. Street.
Hiursday night a Baptist church
was organized at Ca-Vel Village, to
be known as Ca-Vel Baptist Church.
' J. W. Noell, moderator^of the Beu
lah Baptist Association, was asked
to preside. Interesting talks were
made by Revs. N. J. Todd and W.
F, West, Mr. J. H Farrell and Mr.
B. B. Mangum. The doors of the.1
church were opened and 136 pre
sented themselves for membership.
A church covenant was adopted, and
the new church presented a call to
Rev. J. C. McGregor to become , its
pastor. For the present the Church
;will worship In fhe school auditor
ium, but with such a fine begtaning
It Is expected t/ie congregation will
I soon be worshipping in its own new
building. ' ' .
A SSOC?ATED WITH
MR. M. CARLTON
A pew association in legal circled
of lqoal interest has been formed In
County. J. Fitzgerald Davis,
fo obtained his license to practice
'.w about two years ago, will now
assoliated with L M. Carlton.
Mr. Davis has moved his office and
' will occupy offices In -the First Na_ i
_t)onaJ Bank /Building with Mr
' Carlton ^ I
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J .ltUrTomJ?instead Thaxtou. son
of^r. and Mrs. B. \ Thaxton. had
the misfortune Saturday to-be hold
ing a flrerrecfcpr v> -V ? ^xplofleW
He was bdrtied sefcrcly. and his
condition was seriSas. but at this
writing he tB reported to be getting
1 aklflf airtight.
A CHILJ) IS BORN AT BETHLEHEM
Above Is pictured a striking scene, reenacting the birth of the Christ
Child in the village of Bethlehem nipeteen centuries ago. "Christus"
the passion play from which the picture was photographed, was featured
at Chicago this month, a Christmas benefit for underprivileged children.
85 Per Gent of Landlords
And Tenants Voted
Xmas potted plants 50c Up. Cem
etery wreath >1.50 up." Come in and
see them before you.buy.
RQXBORO FLOWER SHOP.
CARD OF THANKS
To our friends and customers of
Ntorth Carolina yr? wish to take this
method of expressing to you odr
whole-hearted appreciation for the
splendid patronage you have so lib
erally given us this year. You have
made it possible tor us to enjoy a
very healthy business, and your co
operation has placed us in a position
P large contracts, thereby
I getting much lower prices which
we have Joyfully passed on to you.
You have bene exceedingly nice
to wait on, always reminding us of
how much we save you on your
purchases, which" enouraged us to. do
even better the next time if possible,
all "of which has cemented our re
lationship more, strongly. This' leads
us to make this proposition, which
is in no way to be construed as an
advertisement but as further ap
preciation of your support, which
is as follows: Every reader of this
article who will cut this out and
bring it to our store between this
and December 25 we will give $1.00
credit on any purchase amounting
to $5 00 or more.
We wlih to congratulate you on
having such a wonderful medium
as The Roxboro Courier through
which you can make such close con
tact. We wish for both you and the
paper a great big Christmas and
even more prosperious New Year
than this has been and that you will
use us more often the coming year,
as we are getting in a better position
to serve yOu every day. You will be
heating ifrom us again real soon so
keep both your eafs_and eyes open
for the good news which is on the"
Again thanking you and looking
forwlrckto having the pleasure of
shaking your hand" again, we are
Yours for a Happy Christmas.
South Boston, Va.
TTe Shore'? Return
Rev. J. H. Shore and his good
fam'lv have returned to Roxboro
and will make their home.hire. Re
oently they built- a beautiful bunga
low out on Route' 1 and last week
mored in. We ar^glad to welcome
these rood people and trust they will
And- everything just to their liking.
IN THE HOSPITAL
Mr. J. Shields Harvey, one of
Roxborcs most valued cltlrens, was
carried- .to Duke Hospital Monday,
inhere he '#111 receivf treatment* He
'has been 111 at his toopie on Septh
Main street for some little time and
his - fonditloh .has not shown the
Imptnyertent his family hoped, for.
Only Four Votes In Count:
Against The Kerr-Smith
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MAY VOTE UNTI-L DEC. 21
At this time 85%* of the land
owners and tenants have voted. Bal
lots have been mailed to all of thos
who have not voted.
Only four farmers with sma]
acreage have voted against th
measure. Mr. Sanders feels sur
that one of these did not under
stand the ballot.
- Of the four votes cast agalns
the Kerr-Smith "Referendum th
acreage ranged from 6 acres dowi
to 1M acres. This list, included:
non-signer, 1 Kerr-Smith fenefl
clary, 1 contract signer and on
tenant. All of these had only smal
The pallot box is still open in th
Grand Jury rooih of the Courthous
and any tobacco -grower may vot
through Thursday. Dec. 20th, 193'
The ballots that have been maile
out to those who have not vote
inay be marked "Yes" or "No", th
acres stated in the space provided
and SIGNED by the voter, and re
turned by mall. The ballot does no
require a stamp. Just drop it li
the mail box, if It can reach th
Countv Agent's office on Dec. 20th
or bring it to the office in th
Courthouse before 5 P. M , Thurs
day, Dec. 20, 1934.
Be Sure your gits bears the name o
The symbol of quality.
Your girl, your wife, or friend
will appreciate ^he gift more. Th
fallowing people will welcome yo
to The Newells Jewelry Store t
help solve vour Christmas need!
Each -one will appreciate your bust
ness: Mrs Charles Tlmberlake, Mts
Maria Oarrett, Miss Cornelii
Thompson. Wallace W. Woods. Gee
L. Newell. Russell E. Newell, B
Wheeler Newell. _ .
THE NEW ELLS
Roxboro, N. C.
On account of Christmas da;
comine on Tuesday The Courier wll
bep ubllshed Monday afternoon
| We trust our addertlser*' will Jdli
| with us and kln<Jly let us hare cop
ror their advertisements not late:
than Monday momlrn "by 10 a. m,
Thf Hoxfcgro - Lamidflf ? 1 1*
closed Tuesday and Wed?jfad*y
Dec. 36 and. 26 and will tropoi
for business Thursday . tWc-nthR
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First Milestone Celebrated
By Roxboro Kiwanis Club
Late Sunday night the display
window, or rattier the merchandise
in the window at Harris & Burns ]
was considerably damaged by water, |'
the loss estimated at one hundred f
dollars. In some unaccountable j
mnaner the water in the basement
was turned on and at- about .11:'
o'clock Sunday night It was discov- '
ered dripping through the celling.
The window damaged was that con
| tabling the Santa Claus display,'
and it was one ot the prettiest In
DUKE ALUMNI HOLD
Met At Woman's Club Build
ing On Friday Night Of
The Alumni of Duke University
living in Person County held their
anual banquet meeting in the Wo
? man's Club building on Friday
night at 6:00 P. M. The opening
song, "Dear Old Duke", was sung
by the group, after .which Rev.
Thomas Hamilton rettlkned the
After partaking of a delicious
dinner the toastmaster, J. S. Merritt
j called upon Mrs. A. F. Nichols to in
troduce the alumiil present and their
guests, which she did in her gracious
I manner. Rev. Thomas Hamilton
with his violin- and accompanied
iby Mrs. Wallace Woods delighted
the audience with several selections.
y Coach Caldwell of the Duke Fresh
man Coaching Squad and Charlie
Duke of the Duke Public Affairs
j Committee were the principal speak
'ers of the evening. Mr. J.' A. Long
9 a trustee of the University, made a
! few remarks. The meeting was
- turned into a business session at
- which time the following officers
e'were elected: Robert Long, Pres
ident, Burke Mewbome. Vice-Presi
11 dent, Mrs. A. F. Nichols. Secretary
e and Treasurer,, and Mrs. feussell
e Murray, representative on the Alum
nae Council. . Mr. , Charles duke
presented a movie of activities at
Duke during the past year, which
was very interesting to those pres
ent. The meeting was closed with
songs. Those present and their
guests were as follows: Mr. and
Mrs'. 8am Merrftt, MT. and Mrs.
Russell Murray, Mr. and Mrs: Fred
Long, Dr. and Mrs. A.. F. Nichols,
Mr. J. A. Long, Miss Evelyn Buch
anan and Mr. Walter Dodge, L. T.
Heffner and Miss Nell Woods. Brad
sher Gentry and Miss Nell Edwards.
Thomas Gentry and Miss Hilma
Ward. Kenneth Bradsher and Miss
Meade Suitt. Claude Peftrce,' and
Miss Riith Lunsford and Miss Helen
Pearce. Mr. and Mrs. Burke Mew
bome, Roy Garrison, Robert Long,
o A Men Rogers and Miss Hazel Brooks
Mrs. Owen Pass, Miss Marie Gar
land. Rev. Thomas Hamilton. Mrs
Wallace Woods. J. E. Millican, and
Clarence Parker of Duke Universi
ty.. Mr. Parker has recently been
chosen as an .all-southern ,folcrt
j ball player.
t ' 1 o? ?
Davidson,'Dec.. 18.?Varsity Man
ager Billy Northern of .the Davidson
College football team announced to
day that R. L. Harirs. Jr.. of Rox
boro will serve as Senior Manager
for the freahmarr football squad next
Elections took place this week at
Davidson, and Harris was chosen to
serve In the capacity of Freshman
Manager. He was one of three Jun
ior Managers during the past grid
season. ' .*
Harris Js the- son of R. L. Harris
?ef Roxboro. He belongs to Kappa
Alpha social fraternity, and was re
cently inducted, as "Rat-Face," Into
the Country Gentlemen Club
kiwanis he An
Dr. William Carrlrtgtan, Interna - (
ttonai_ Kiwanis President, of Hew I
Jersey, spoke to a joint meeting of 1
the Klwants Clubs In this section 1
at the sir Walter Hotel In Raleigh t
>n Saturday night Rev. and MiV I
J. P.. Herbert; Messrs. "B. B. Man--!
cum. B B. Knight. S. II Wlnstead. c
J. 8. kerrltt,, C. B. Wood. tV R t
Taylor, and Or B. A. Thaxton of J
?the Roxboro Ciuh wont down to Jiear f
lilm. Accompanying them-was Wll- t
J Ham Thomas, a guest of the club, e
\bout 90 People Participate
Festive Event; Caro
* linas Governor Speaks
WAS TOA S'T M ASTER
About ninety peopio gathered
iround a festive board loaded with
in excellent four-iqurse dinner
Monday night at the New Hotel
Tones to participate in the celebra
;ion of the first anniversary of the
Roxboro Kiwanis Club. In all the
iecorations the approaching
Christmas season's motif was har
ried Put. -woven harmoniously in
with the Kiwanis emblem and. em
irs. Jake Taylor, song leader, ac
companied by Mrs. H. E. Mas'ten,
club pianist, led the assembly in
nany songs dear in the hearts of
ECiwani%ns. Carlton McGregor in_
voked the Divine blessing on- the
neeting. The retiring president,
Baxter Mangum. bade wejcoie to the
ruests of the club, after which he
Curned the program over to Presi
iept-Elect Furman Herbert, the
coastmaster of the evening. Dr.
Rives W. Taylor President of the
Dxford Club responded in a few
gracious words to the welcome ad
iress of President Mangum. "fhe
toastmaster welcomed the ladies,
who came with their Kiwanian hifS
>ands or friends of tho Roxboro Club
in a -body, and then he introduced
Dr. and Mrs. Bedford Love and Dr.
ihd Dr. and Mrs. Jack 'kughes,^
Jf Roxboro, Messrs. Russ Grum
(Continued-on last page) ?
ROTARY CLUB IN
Roxboro Rotary held its regular
weekly meeting at the Woman's
dub rooms Thursday night. After
he usual business _ was transacted
he program committee, Gordon
Runter in charge, presented Mr. R.
3. Burns who spoke on the finan
cial condition of the county. It was
i most Interesting talk, showing the
Dounty to be financlaly in good
hape; all obligations rpet during
he year, with no default In either
ntereet or bonds, and the County
?unning on a cash basis. Mr. Burns
rave much credit to the wise man
igement of thfe County Commission
ers. the Coupty Auditor, the Coun
ty Treasurer and other interested
citizens.- Of course, Mr. Burns did
lot mention the fact that the Coun
y Attorney was due some of these
jouquets he was handing around,
)ut being that self same gentleman,
nodesty forbade. But in truth, Mr..
Burns has spent many hours wrest
ing over this financial question and
s largely responsible for the solu
cion of some of them. However,
here Is glory erfough for all con
cerned and there will be no question
raised as to distributing the honor.
....... Successful P 1 ay
The Junior Class of the Roxboro-'
(Jlgh' school put on a play Friday
light at the high school auditorium
?hat attracted many patrons of the
ichool and was thoroughly enjoyed
jy those witnessing it. "Present_
ng Polly" built around the proverb
ial college professor who doesn't
enow how to take care of himself
W this world. Introduced some new
tgatures In amatuer performances
when the politician who looks af
ar his own Interest In the running"
>f a certain political group' came
in the scene together with his par
her In compromising the.profesmr.
rhe play showed that it had been
veil directed and was well played
hroughout. Misses Texys Morris
ind Mary Hester were the direc
INSPIRING P, T. A. -
Tuesday aftemoon in tlje Central
Ichool Building a very interesting
neefcng of the Parent-Teacher, As
oclatlon was field. Mb J. H.
fughes the president, quickly.- dis
mtched of the business and turned
rtrer the meeting to Ml? Marie
3arland .and Mrs. Mary Long, who
resented their first grade children
h a 'delightful Christmas program,
this program was, followed by a,
luiet, "Bethlehem; Luflaby" sung "bv
iCsses Violet OlUUand and Frances
jfhltt. The Rev. T- L. Hamilton
losefl the meeting with the read
ing of Dlcken's ''Christmas Carol "
?ftes .MaUde. Mdhtague ttas ?
presented the banner for
he largest, number of
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