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MADISON COUNTY RECORD f '
Established June 28, 1901., " ;
FRENCH BROAD NEWS "
Established May 16, 1907,- jj ,'
Consolidated November 2, 1911 II 5
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VOL, XXI -IJMAlLStL
SUNDAY. NOVEMBER 17
The Birthday of Mrs. Ann Bruce
jnandiey, weavervllle, wife of Syl
an S. Chandley. For further com
ment on Who's Who see what we have
to -say of . Ann, 2nd., farther on.
Mrs. Chandley presides over one
of the most attractive buncralow
f nomes you will ever enter. This
makes Sylvan Vice President, does
it not? The hardwood floors in this
house are tastefully covered with
rugs, but they are so easily slipped
back! If you care for dancing, or
If you enjoy the true spirit of hos
pitality, you should be on visiting
terms with the Chandleys of Weav
ervillel Many, many other birthdays
to this daughter of Madison. Do not
worry about Sylvan! The News-
Record staff will keep eyes on him
when he is in Marshall!!
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18
Robert E. Lee Tweed, Robert
Tweed and Bob Tweed . are one and
the same person. Bob had a birth
day on this date and his folks gave
him a supper at the home of Mrs.
Howard Jervis, who is his daughter.
All of his six children were present
except Miss Evelyn, who is taking
training for nurse's work in an Ashe
ville hospital. Bob was showered
with gifts on the occasion. He is a
man of sunny nature and most cour
teous manner. Because of these and
Little Ann Bruce Chandley. o
Madison County stock but temporari
ly residing with her own family at
WeaverviUe in Bunc. County, was the
Prima Donna at Birthday party and
dinner, at Bruce Haven, all in her
honor on Sunday, her first anniver
sary. Ann is the daughter of Ann,
Her daddy is Sylvan, formerly fa
vorably known in Marshall! Ann,
za., is a grandchild of Jnr. and Mrs.
Chas. Bruce of Bruce Haven. She
has some other relatives, of course,
out this is no place for a complete
family chart! We greet you affec
tionately, Miss Chandley, hoping to
do invitea to your next party i May
you live long and happily, and may
you some day have a daughter to be
named for her grandmother on her
mother's side! And. if vou sret that
straight, she will be named Ann!
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29
Johnnie Frisbv. 3d.. Route 5. Mar
shall, is nine years old today. John
nie makes his home with our good
friend, Ki Rogers, near Marshall.
He has a brother, George, and a sis
ter. Doris. Johnnie is the oldest of
the three. Take good care of the
others, Johnnie; bring George to the
News-Record office some time and let
us show you how the Linotype works,
Mr. Ralph Fisher, Marshall, is
growing old, but no bit more rapidly
tnan tne rest or us! Kalph was born
at a time when there was a wide
vogue of christening children in hon
or of a former sheriff whose Initials
are G. C. We have intentionkllv
made this a difficult puzzle for many
of our readers! If you can not solve
itwithout our help, then take a look
af"Ralph, guess at his age, then sub
tract" the figure of your guess from
lem ! We place our money on the
figure 23 as being the true age of
Miss Lois at her 1929 birthday. And
'we are sending her a copy of this
week's paper, as a hint that we hope
she can applaud our power of de
duction, which. of course she can if
she is only 23! I
Mr. Randolph W. Zink of Marsh
all anniversates today. Mr. Zink. Is
Virginia born. Many Virginians have
had honors heaped upon them, for
which reason we honor Mr. Zink with
new word. You -will not find this
word in the dictionary of today. Lit
erally, this word would mean to re
turn annually. Birthdays have the
habit of bobbing up every year. We
feel that we have -launched another
good word on its way into best usage!
It is not quite safe to assume that
Mr. Zink left Virginia in search of a
wife, yet he married in Madison
County and to make his expatriation
from- Virginia more complete he has.
started raising a family here!. Mr.
Zink's vocation is one in which he
can be of. real service to mankind:
he has to do with maintaining the
electric signal system of the South
ern Ry. When you approach the
tracks between Marshall and Ivy
Bridge? in your car you should ob-
wn.n mi.r ANnrssnN r.m
f 2-5 YEARS HARD LABOR (
The regular criminal term of court
convened Monday. Nov. 25th. 1929.
with ' Judge Cameron MacRae of
Asheville presiding. -i
The calendar contained 130 cases:
including 5 murder cases as follows:
John Davis for murder of Bunt Rob-
erts at sandy bottom, Sampson Lan
ders and Arnold Landers for murder,
of Albert King and Arthur Stanton
in the . Laurel section of Madison
County T on main Highway between
Marshall and Greeneville, Tenn., and
Herman Anderson for murder of Am
brose Randall, former Depupty Sher
iff of Madison County, at Barnard;
N. C. These cases were' continued;
until January .term court. All the
above - defendants, except
Anderson, are; at" liberty under bond
fori appearance to court,' Anderson
being held Without bond.
Wild Bill Anderson submitted to
manslaughter and was given not less
than two. years and not more than
Plata Reece and Rov King were
each fined $50.00 and cost for the
offense of operating a car Intoxicat
ed and denied the right to operate
an automobile for a period of six
months. - v: .J'--: t'lv
Joe Smith from Spring Creek! sec
tion of Madison County, came 'Into
court voluntarily and waived findinar
of a bill of indictment, and pleaded
guilty, to fornication and adultery.
The defendant was riven 10 davs to
leave the State. ' i . .
; The scl fa docket was called and
judgment absolute was entered a-
gainst James. Jones and Security
Bonding Co, for sum of $500.00, the
defendants having failed to appear
and answer the charges against him.
Also, Judgment absolute in penalty
of bond in sum of $800.00 was enter
ed against Harvey Avery and Securi
ty Bonding Co.
; Judgment absolute was entered a
gainst Anderson Rice and his surety,
to be discharged upon .payment of
cost ox sci fa.
The balance of the calendar was
Merman continued until Jan. 6th. 1930. and
all witnesses and defendants were
ordered to come into court on that
date. Court adjourned at noon Wednesday.-..
other winning traits he is a man of , the present year and, if you are good
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19
For no other reason than to de
termine whether Ernest E. Ramsey
of Marshall thinks of his own birth
day when it comes around we omitted
mention of the occasion until this
issue! He probably does not know
when he was born and may not know
where and may not care! We hear
some ask "Who is Ernest, anyhow?"
We will gladly tell yon. Ernest is
no .-other persona g, ihaaDube?? la
at guessing, you will be carried back
to an era before Wm. J. Bryan left
Lincoln, Neb., for Chicago.
Ralph conducts a cafe in Marshall
and is well known to all who have
the habit of eating! He has a little
girl, Janie, to whom we will pay our
respects in an early issue. STR
Mrs. J. B. Roberts, wife of Mr. J,
Bud Roberts, Little' Pine Creek) will
celebrate her sixty-seventh birthday
today, r Mrs. Roberts is the vmother
and his staff. Obey these silent
watchmen of yoi;r safety, in which
request we feel sure Mr. Zink joins
us earnestly. ,
DOINGS OF SPRING
Ben Frisby, the master magician,
is coming to Spring Creek Tuesday,
Mr. Ben Frisby, well known ma
gician and entertainer of Marshall,
will present a program , in the High
School auditorium Tuesday evening,
December" 8. It is expected hewUl
I dii Mld.-1ihtf'M
not that a good lauglv to be given arandchildr; and raigreat-gra last Saturday
was a marked success. A large num-
serious name like. Ernest and then to ! children." She is teacher of the la
be called for the remainder of your i dies' Bible class ' t Caney Fork
life by some petv entitlement IQce ! church, a member "of the choir and
"Dube"? We have not had time! is constant in attendance and devo-
to inquire why Ernest was not called tlon to the duties of a church mem
ber. The N-R. sends kindest greet
ings to this well known lady.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30 "
Miss Lois K. Dickson, enrolled as a
student in the Teacher Training Dept.
of Ashe County, located at . Grassy
Creek, N. C, admits another Birth
day. We are officially informed that
the sixteen young ladies who consti
tute the Ashe County T. T. Class
to Dube, thinking you have him range in age from 15 to 80 years. As
a sporting proposition we would bet
slight odds that Miss Dickson is now
23 years of aget Why 23? For the
following sound reason: All we know
is that the minimum age is 15 and
the maximum 30, among these stu
dents. The average of these two ex
tremes is 22.5. But it is not quite
safe to cut this back to 22, for the
Ernie but we are going to look this
up and make a story of it in our pa
per one year from this time. We
do not meet with Dube as often as
we would enjoy these occasions. He
has a well oiled mentality and lights
the way ahead of him with flashes of
real wit! He has a homely vernacu
lar equivalent for every Latin phrase
in Johnnie McElroy's legal diction
ary. If you should say '"Ad Nause
out on a limb for once, he would
probably come right back and tell
you that he feels a little sick him
self! Wish we could devote a col
umn to this "rara avis" in the local
chicken yard. So long, Dube! If
you are ever lodged in jail be sure of
one visitor, for we find you congenial
anywhere 1 1 a
A County Get-Together Day
will be held at the
Madison Farmers New
t TUESDAY, DECEB
aAm a;nn.i i uAA A.ABa . nvft veara in State nrison at hard la
ings, put there for your protection, br bayta? Pleaded guilty after Bill
and k-rt in good order by Mr. Zink I Tyson of JMarshall was knocked from
a oobvu sanuy ouuoni anu uruwn
ttifhto body being recovered several
days later several miles below Hot
. Alfreda Hunter was discharged up
on payment of cost, the jury having
found her guilty of violation of pro
hibition law in company with Glenn
Flynn, who also was f ound guilty by
the jury for violation of prohibition
laws and operating" car intoxicated:
Flynn was fined $50.00 and cost in
charge of oneratinir car intoxicated
aud ordered to-pay cost in charge of
violation of the prohibition laws.
'-- H. L. Garret and1 Jerry Shetley,
each was given 6 months on roads for
transporting liquor. They were trans
porting about 30 gallons,
Jean Jones, a familiar character in
court and a resident of Marshall, was
given" 12 months nil roads. The de
fendant happened to-, see some sus
picious tracks leading from the high
way point in the woods. : ; Having
followed them, he round a . quantity
oi liquor una ueviueu w u.
home; the judge convinced Jean that
he should not carry away liquor nor
follow any tracks leading from the
highway into the woods,
Andy Wyatt pleaded guilty to trans
porting. He, being very young and
haying been in jail several, weeks, will
be allowed his freedom upon com
pletion of ten more days in jail.
Homer Jones, charged with lar
ceny of a quantity of bacon, was giv
en 90 days on roads; Jones' home is
m Henderson County, and he will be
sent to that county to serve his sen
Swan Frisby, charged with viola
tion oi Prohibition Laws, having
been caught with a pint of liquor on
his person, decided that he would tell
the officers that he had more hid near
his home and desired that they get it
all and then he would be through
with the fire water: -Swan was sd
frank with the court that he was dis
charged upon payment of the cost.
Lonnie Gowan was fined $50.00
and cost and given until Saturday to
pay same; he was charged with vio
lation of pprohibition laws.
The case of State vs Theodore Ma-
ney was remanded to R. S. Ramsey
for disposal; the defendant being
charged with asa.
PASTOR ELKINS PREACHES
TL,'. .'. .... ; itJiL. ii: i?
.. a mo ccni as vcuig spuiisurca oy uie iviaai-
;on Fwrmer, Inc.; and by the Marshall M
business men. It will take the nature of x
an maoor picnic. -. i nose auenaing snouid m
be on hand by 11 in the morning; from J
then until 2 in the afternoon' will be the ? 5
time of the event. Every family is re-1 4
quested to brins: a full basket. As space 'J jO
is limited it is desirable that no one under - 2
the age of 17 attend. There will be speak- ?
ing, instrumental music, and singing. '
More details will be given concerning this
event in next week's paper. " It is desired 2!
that this notice be considered as an invita-
tion by the readers of the ; paper. ;; The 2?
pass-port is a full basket-Vr:-,;:
(Signet!) COMMITTEE IN CHARGE
her of boxes, pokes, candies, etc.,
sold at good prices, bringing near
$175.00. Mr. Jasper Ebbs and Mr.
Warren T. Davis were auctioneers.
A fine program of quartet and band
music was rendered. Addresses were
made by Mr. Jasper Ebbs and Mr.
Warren Davis of Hot Springs
Dedication of the new school build
ing will take place in the afternoon
at :00 o clock on December 6. State
Superintendent A. T. Allen will be
present to give an address. All the
people should come to hear Mr. Allen
as he is a great speaker.
The school is expecting to buy a
new piano. The pupils are now try
ing to raise funds to have a piano
placed in the school very soon,
Miss Crafton was in the school
last week working with the club girls,
The members of the itt Ulub are
planning to plant shrubbery about the
school building. This is a good op
portunity for the boys and girls to
study beautifying a community. This
work comes in connection with a
project suggested by the 8th Grade
Civics class in beautifying and should
be entered into heartily by all. .
The eiffhth grade elected class of
ficers last week as follows: President
Stewart Plemmons; Vice-President
Miss Bess Ponder; Secretary-Treas
urerMiss Georgia Suttles.
The lighting in our school is very
good. Mr. M. B. Haynes of Ashe
ville did the wiring. Mr. S. G. Haynes
and Mr. Ephraim Haynes hung lights
and installed the Delcos last week.
Mr. Harry Fleming, who has been
away from school on account of ill
ness, is back with us.
Miss - Kathenne Martin, of the
eighth grade, is out of school because
of illness. - , ;
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Raleigh, N. C, November 28. The
"History of the ' American - Legion,
Department of North Carolina," from
organization up to date, now in pro
cess .of compilation, will contain the
names of all North Carolinians who
took part in the original conference
held in Paris, France, in the spring
of 1919, if these names can be se
cured. The Department historian,
Mr. .A. L. Fletcher, of Raleigh, has
already secure a partial list but is
hopeful that a full list may be ob
tained. Mr. Fletcher asks that ev
ery Tar Heel who took part in this
important - organisation ; meeting,
write him full details of the meeting,
giving the unit which re represented
and his recollections of what took
plafe in the various sessions. , '
For this chapter on the beginnings
of the Lesrion. Mr. Fletcher desires
also the names of those who attend
ed the first conference in the United
States, which was promoted by Col
onel Theodore Roosevelt and his asso
ciates. . Those North Carolinians who
took part in these two conferences
are in position to perform a very real
service in the writing of the iistory
of North Carolina! part in the for-j
mation of the American Legion. ' . '
Washington, D. C. The Fed
eral Government will furnish free
of cost marble headstones to be
placed at unmarked graves of
Confederate Veterans and vet-
eransh of the Spanish-American
and World War it was pointed
out here at the office of Congress
man Charles A. Jonas. Mr. Jonas
said that his office was endeavor
ing to broadcast this information
so that "ere long there will not
be a Confederate, Spanish-Amer
ican or world var Veteran's
grave; in the Ninth District of
North Carolina t h a t is unmarked,"
These atones are furnished by
tne uovernment and sent freight
prepaid to the railroad station
nearest the cemetery where a vet
eran is buried upon application
made by a relative of the deceas
soldiers. The name, rank if above
a private, and insignia of the sol
dier is carved on the headstone, it
was explained. ?
During the past several weeks
Congressman Jones has handled a
large number of applications
from many sections of the ten
counties in the district "I will I
be glad to send any one interest-,
ed all information about how to
secure one of these stones and as
sure them that the service of my
office is at their disposal", said
Mr. Jonas. .'. -.-
The banks, postoffice, the school
and most places of business closed
Thursday for Thanksgiving. The
teachers, for the most part, went to
their respective homes for the week
end. Some of our people went to
various football games and other a
musements in Asheville and other
places. , Members of the four church
es in Marshall met at the Baptist
church for Thanksgiving service.
Rev. Charlie Elkins, pastor of ; the
Free Will Baptist church at Marsh
all, delivered the sermon to an unus
ually large and appreciative congre
gation. Rev. Mr. Elkins began by
giving a brief account of his call to
preach; Although a man of nearly
middle age, the preacher said-that
his name, ould not read a- word, jn
any language. In a pea patch, he
had a distinct call to preach. Since
that time he has read the Bible from
Genesis to Revelation and quotes pas
sages of scripture readily. He con
siders his learning to read miracu
lous. He gave the origin of Thanks
giving as a national observance and
preached a very impressive sermon.
An offering was taken to be divided
between the four churches to be sent
to their respective orphanages.
just the opposite, let him alone, with,
hi thinking t - t
' Second, there .were rumors of dis
sension in the Vandy General Staff. '
You- could hear, that Hindenburg ad
vised flankinsr 'em on the rirht. that
Ludendorff urged attacking the cen
ter and that Moltke was all for sneak
ing around the other end! As the
(battle progressed it (became very
plain that the Vandy generals could '
never visualize the meddlesome activ- .
ities of Hack, Mack & Co. .
: Third, the. vandy rooters generally
seemed disslpirited risrht from the -
first ' Possibly they had heard ru.
mors, too, and were downcast by that
They may have heard that there was
revelry by night, the night before
the battle; that the Vandy generals
or some of them had been softened
at heart through unusual exposure to
Feminine Charm. Any coach in
Madison County would know there is
no proper place for Romantic Senti
ment in the breast of a Fighting Gen-
. i Ait it. f ij . i -
emi, unm uie ngnt is oven
There you have it, in three short
paragraphs: Miscalculation, Rumors
of Dissension, Too Much Soft Senti
ment Before the Game I Wellington
danced in Brussels the night before
Waterloo, yet won the battle.' But !
in those days men may have been of
sterner stuff, more . resistant to ten- ,
Those of Neutral Sentiment who ,
paid $3. per seat to witness the
game, are entitled to a Substantial .
Rebate. Those who prayed that
Vandy might win, knowing that their
generals were not wholly intent upon
a plan for tomorrow's battle, or tak-,'
tog rest to gam strength for the
struggle, these displayed the faith
that is beautiful nothing more. As -for
the Tenn crowd who paid real
money to witness the expected, they
are all Good Sports and you will hear
nothing further from them or '-from
Miss Anna May Deaver and a num- ,
ber of her friends from Asheville
celebrated her birthday Nov. 2 1st,,
with her mother, Mrs. Will Deaver,
who spread an elaborate dinner for
the occasion. Those present were:.
thirteen years. agd he. could, QAt jread. LMiss, Mary r.Whittaker, Miss MantM,.
ounieu, musB wumm nun, ju.ua ureor
gia Rector, Miss Anna May Deaver; -
Mr. Harry Romein, Toastmaster, Mr.
Robert Whitaker, Mr. K. C. Anders, -Mr.
Tom Naomi, Mr. M. Cunningham.
Miss 'Deaver received many beautiful
You attended the Tenn-Vandy re
production of Waterloo at Knoxville
16th but you have never given your
readers an exposition of the psycho
logical factors which must have en
tered into the contest to bear power
fully upon the final issue... Many of
us would like to hear you discourse
generally upon Foot Ball Psychology,
and particularly your explanation of
Vandy's failure to move the ball in
the direction directed! by their
RAY DIXON, Marshall High,
We dislike very much to harrow
up the' emotions of the Vandy Crew,
or of any of their devotees, but we
do feel an obligation to the Sport
Lovinir Pnhli-nf Marshall tn toll 'phi
how it 'happened as ; we saw it
First, Vandy had relied for years
upon the Inferiority Complex sup
posed to exist permanently in the
consciousness of their East Tenn.
Enemies. Some one should have
thought to remind Vandy that Inf.
Comp. worked against ; Vandy in
1928, and that they should depend
this year upon a more loyal ally. If
you are about to fight a man and you
fliinlr tit. 1. ..... 1L!L
fciiair lie WUIIJIB bUHb JTUU LI11X1K
If you want to ship your tobac
co to us see Garfield Davis at
Marshall for boxes and tierces.
Carter, Fagg & Co.
PASSES NAVAL ACADEMY
MADISON COUNTY BOY
Word has been received by the
Navy Recruting Station, Posttoffice
Building, Asheville, that Mr. Keith
Ramsey Bruce of Mars Hill has suc
cessfully passed the required entrance
examinations for entrance to the Na
val Academy Preparatory Class, at
Hampton; Roads, Virginia.
Mr. Bruce enlisted at the Navy Re
cruiting Station at Asheville on June
4, 1929, and was transferred to the
Naval Training Station at Hampton
Roads, where he has been under in- '
structionB since that time.
Young Bruce is the son of Mr.
Charley Bruce of Mars Hill, and it
well known in Madison County, hav
ing attended Mars Hill college for
a number of years. Mr. Bruce is to
be congratulated on his excellent rec- .
he is afraid of you, the truth being ord since he entered the Navy,
THE.RUMOR THAT OUR WARE
HOUSES ARE FULL IS FALSE. WE
HAVE ROOM FOR OVER A THOUS
AND LOADS. ,
DO NOT BE MISLED BY RUMORS
FROM OTHER PLACES, BUT COME
STRAIGHT TO "HEADQUARTERS.
No's. 1 and 2 " No's. 1 end 2