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Slirry-Yadkin-Wilkes Masonic Picnic be Held at Elkin Friday, July 4th
E=| THE ELKIN TRIBUNE i*»«
NO. XIX NO. 84
LAD MAY RECOVER
RICHARD HEMRJC CRUSHED
THROUGH PLATE .WIN
DOW BY CAR
NEGRO IN JAIL
Dan Harris Held Without! Bail
Pending Outcome of Boy's
Physicians at the Wilkes hos
pital state that unless complica
tions develop, Richard Hemrlc,
tffghteen year old son of Mr. and
Mri Steve Hemric will recover
lapsing an accident late Sat
urday afternoon when young
Jjgttric was run down by an
automobile driven by Dan Har
ris, colored in front of the Syd
The lad was badly cut by glass
when the big plate glass window
in the window to the right of the
door entrance, shattered as he
was pushed through It by the
oncoming automobile. The boy's
back was horribly cut and the
glass penetrated and punctured
one of the lungs and several of
the ribs were said to have been
Tfyrrls claims that the steer
ing-wheel of the car became
locked as he neared the place
but Louis Craves, also 'colored,
who owned the car. said he gave
Haris permission to use the au
tomobile only on condition that
he get someone who knew how
to drive the car, thus it appears
that Harris did not know how
to operate a car.
Hemric was standing
In tno doorway of the Sydnor-
store and did not
have ilme to escape when tie
onrushlng machine made a wild
lunge into the store front pin-
B crushing him
ited atr once
> Peace R. L.
d for an as
jt was first
thought the Hemric boy would
die as little hope was held out
for him when he was rushed in
the Reich-Hayes-Boren ambulan
ce to the Wilkes Hospital.
WORTH GRAY FOR
REGISTER OF DEEDS
Worth M. Cray, of this city, to
day officially tossed his hat in
the ring for the office of Regis
ter of Deeds subject to the Dem
ocratic county convention which
will be held in August.
Mr. Cray, a native and life
resident of this county and
to*rn is known over the entire
county for his strong party al
lowance. for his business ability
and pleasing personality and his
friends from over the whole
COgnty have been Insisting that
the race and he is ex
pected to add a tower of
the party ticket.
HEARD IN RECITAL
At the Methodist church last
Sunday evening a group of child
ren from the. Children's Home
Igaro aprogram consisting of
a large and appreciative
lauffrence. The group consisted of
■eleven girts- and one boy. They
■were accompanied by Miss Gold
stein, music teacher and Mr.
feradshaw, who has been connect
ed with the Hdme for seven
■ears. His talk about thfe 247
Hoys and girls there was very in
■ iNOKX TO ADVERTISERS
Elect. Co 2
Brd Motor Company 2
■rdui .. 2
Hofeaaional Card 3
Hmel Cigarette 3
Hul Gwyn 4
■rner Drug Co 4
Be Theatre 5
Bin National Bank 5
of Elkin 5
■lfrn "Hardware Co 5
■kmble Eagle Service Co 6
■Urvin M, .Mayberry 6
■how Boat 6
Bold Ribbon Coffee 7
Bfnich Hayes-Boren Inc 8
BV'ant Ada , 8
|far££H Inr 8
Bailey Defeats Simmons by
65,000; Hancock Wins for
Politicians of North Carolina
are slowly but surely digging in
to (She debris of last Saturday's
primary to find the whys and
wherefores of some of the start
ling upsets of that balloting.
Chief among ( the upsets was the
defeat of the veteran senator
Furnifold M. Simmons, by Jos
iah William Bailey -of *pnroxi
mately 65,000. Even the staun
chest Bailey supporters had not
visioned so much of a landslide.
Carlysle Higgins, Sparta at
torney has won a signal victory
over J. M. Sharpe of Reidsville,
carrying all but two of the six
counties Of the solicitorial dis
trict and getting a majority of
around 5,000. Mr. Higgins car
ried all but Rockingham and
Forsyth counties and won huge
pluralities in ABhe, Alleghaney,
Caswell and Surry. S. Porter
Graves, who has been solicitor
from this district for over twen
ty years did not stand for re
Frank Hancock ,of Oxford,
won the Democratic nomination
for congress in a walk-away
race over A. P. Sams, of Forsyth
who carried only his own county.
On the Republican ticket*
Congressman Pritchard has a big
lead to win the senatorial nom
ination of his party. On the face
of almost complete returns,
Pritchard had 11,471 vottes a
gainst 4,195 for Butler and
2479 for Tucker and 759 for
Dorsett. For the Democratic sen
atorial nomniations the same
precincts gave Bailey 190.835;
Simmons, 124,553- and Estep
Surry county Republicans are
perplexed over the joint senator
ship because neither of the can
didates received a clear majority
and, accordnig to the new law, a
BUY ANCIENT S.C. rTTTT —1
MANSION TO MOVE I Late News
IT TO TWIN CITY
MRS. HIGH CHATHAM AND
SISTER, MRS. MARGARET
Mrs. Hugh" Chatham and her
sister, Mrs. Margaret T. Kavan
augh, have purchased a century
old Colonial mansion in South
Carolina and will move it piece
by piece to Winston-Salem and
will reside in it. The following
story relative to the home ap
peared in last Thursday's -Wins
A n ancient modern house will
be erected in Wintson-Salem
during the next few weeks. It
will be ancient for the house was
first built in 1827, one hundred
and three years ago. It will be
modern, for it will be erected in
Winston-Salem with all modern
conveniences in the near future.
The house for the last hund
red years has belonged in the
Middleton family at Clark's Hill
McCormick county. South Caro
lina. It now belongs Jointly to
Mrs. Hugh Chatham and her sis
ter, Mrs. Margaret T. Kavan
To Be Complete
The two Wlnstdn-Balem ladies
recently purchased the place and
have commissioned architect
Harold Macklln to tear it down
and rebuild it here exactly as it
haa stood on the banks of the
Savanah River for the past hund
Instead of the Savanah River,
this time It will over look the
lak& which separates the estates
of Ralph and James" G. Hanes,
on the Brookatown Road.
The houae is two atorleß high,
constructed of clapboard and ia
of typical South Carolina colon
ial design having aa Its particu
larly distinguishing marks a re
markable doorway and an equal
ly remarkable and ' beautiful
Ix>ng Show Place
The house was formerly own
ed by Robert H. Middleton, of
the family of Middleton'a who
own Magnolia Gardens, at Char
leston. It has long* been a show
place and bis a rich history for
its brilliant assemblages. It was
known in the olden days as *
second primary must be run off
unless some of the aspirants
withdraw. Attorney David Hiatt
of Mt. Airy had a total vote in
Surry and Stokes county of 951
While Senator Joyce had 569,
Rev. Joe Hall 710 and Surry
County County Chairman Jack
son, 73. Mr. Jackson who enter
ed the race at the eleventh hour
withdrew his name just before
the voting. In Surry county
Joyce received but 24 votes, this
being accounted for because it
has been a custom from time
immemorial to rotate the office
between the two counties and
Mr. Joyce, of Stokes, had the
honor last session. Surry gave
Hiatt, 359 votes; Hall. 312 and
The Surry vote was as follows
Solicitor, Higgins, 2840, Sharpe
615. Congress, Hancock 2575,
Sams, 871. Senator, Bailey, 2397
Simmons', 1057 and Estep 6.
Corporation Commissioner, Pell,
2378 and Holloway, 243. On the
Republican ticket for senator,
Butler received 4 28, Pritchard,
147 and Tucker, 83 and Dorsett
Elkin township gave Bailey a
plurality of 65, the Raleigh at
torney receiveing 279 votes a
gainst 215 cast for the veteran
senator. Carlyle Higgins carried
the precinct in a land slide, get
ting 461 votes against 35 cast
for Sharpe. For Corporation
Commissioner, the precinct gave
Pell '7l votes against 27 cast
for Holloway while Sams carried
the township for congress over
Hancock by a vote of 267 to 221.
Kor joint senator on the G. O. P.
slate Joyce received 6, Hiatt, 12,
Hall 27, and Jackson 13.
OB the Republican ticket also
the way winning 28
for Pritchard aad 1 for Dorsett.
CAROL IS KING
Prince Carol, who was extled
from Roumanta seven years. ago,
, flew back to his native land and
took the crown and became King
Carol 11. His son, Michael, who
has been reigning in spite of his
seven years, becomes heir-ap
. paranti and the~new king is try-!
. ing hard reconcile his divor
ced wife. He was exiled because
he fled the kingdom with Mff
, dam Lupescu and his amorous
adventures stirred Europe.
Frank Porter Graham, . for
many years a student and tea
cher at the University of North-
Carolina, was elected president
of the university at a meeting of
the trustees Monday. He is 4 4
years old, a bachelor and suc
ceeds Dr. Chase who goes to
Urbana to become president of
the University of Illinois.
WAR ON GANGLAND
Chicago "is stirred to the depth
by the killing of Carl Lengle, a
reporter for the Chicago Tribune
Monday. It is the first time that
the gangs have Rone outside
their ranks for killings and Ihe
city is stirred to action against
the criminals at last.
CANNON WALKS .OUT
Bishop James Cannon walked
out on a, senatorial investigation
committee at Washington lasti
week and refuaed to answer
questions relative to moneya he
spent against A 1 Smith in 1928
saying a quorum was not preaent
and he had not been legally sub
poenaed. He may be summed
officially and made to teatify.
place where there was always
Mrs. Kavanaugh said that ahe
had been looking for a place
Ruch as this for some time with
the view of moving it here for
her home and .that she was de
uKuied Then she discovered it,
with the aid of a' friend In Ab
bevllfe, 8. C.
of tearing down the
house and rebuilding It will be
gin June 13, it is said, and it ia
hope«! that the place will be
ready for occupancy by Christ-
ELKIN, N. C. THURSDAY JUNE 12, !»80
EXPECT 10,000 AT
HERE ON JULY 4
PLANS SHAPING UP TO MAKE
EVENT THIS YEAR THE
Varied Program To Be Given In
cluding Baseball and Boxing
With plans shaping themselves
for the eleventh annual Elkin
Masonic Picnic to be held this
year July 4, it is expected that
10,000 people will be present to
witness the greatest July 4 cele
bration in the history of Elkin.
The program this year Is a var
ied and excellent one. With the
adress of the afternoon to be
made Ijy. Dr. J. R. Jester, of
Winston-Salem, there will be
contests of all kinds and a base
ball game In the afternoon and
at night a big boxing card will
be staged at the picnic grounds
under the auspices of the Amer
M. R. Bailey, manager of the
picnic this year has made an ap
peal for a concentrated effort to
make this picnic the biggest in
the long line which have been
held here. Mr. Bailey points out
that the proceeds of the picnic
go to care for the 400 fatherless
and motherless children now at
the Masonic home at Oxford.
The following committees have
been named for the picnic this
Ground Committee: R. G.'
Franklin, chairman; G. L. Hamp
ton, G. W. Masten. J. R. John
son, R. C. Woodruff, H. G. Har
ris. Advertising Committee: C.
S. Foster, chairman, Paul Gwyn.
A. O. Bryau. W. A. Finney, R. L.
Church, Edworth Harris, Edwin
Harris, Lewis Nelson, H. G. Har
ris, T. G. Harris. W, E. Jones,
l>e Los Underwood, Franklin
Hildebrand. Parking Committee:
H. D. Woodruff, chairman, J. O.
Church, W. G. Church J. L.
Harmon. Ticket Committee: W.
S. Gough. chairman. F. H. Whit
aker, C. G. Armfield. A. O. Bry
an, J. W. Mathis, Dr. R. B. Har
rell. Horse Shoe Pitching Com
mittee: D. F. Gough, chairman.
H. P. Graham, chairman, Dixie
Thoß. R. White. Ball committee:
Graham. C. C. Cox, Carl Poin
dexter, Fred Neaves, Henry Dob
son. Special Soliciting Commit
tee: F. M. Norman, chairman,
C. O. Hdalcy, Fred Colhard.
Hugh Royall. T. G. Harris. W.
R. Wellborrt. Entertainment com
mittee, E. C. James, Chairman,
Whitiaker, S. O. Maguire,, Alex
H .H. Barker, W. M. Allen, F. H.
Chatham. Soliciting committee:
R. J. Barker, Chairman, W. A.
Neaves, J. A. Somers. J. L. Pow
ers, J. O. Bivens, -J. L. Lillard,
M. H. Royall, Sam Ray, F. W.
Graham,. W. A. Pinney, D. F.
Gough. J. B. Parks, E. L. Byrd.
Refreshment Committee: J. G.
Abernethy. chairman, George
Royajl, E. E. Brown, W. C. Cox,
George Pauls. R. L. Hubbard.
Special Committee (speakers):
W. S. Reich, chairman, 8. O.
Maguire, H. M. Foy. Special Com
mittee (Wilkes): F. H. Whita
ker, chairman, W. M. Allen, W.
M. Foy. Reception Committee:
M. A. Royall, cliairman. J. W.
Ring, J. F. Carter, L> B. Aber
nethy, -A. G. Click, Z. H. Dixon,
Prof. J. H. Allred. Serving com
mittee,* Mrs. R. L. Harris chair
man, Mrs. J. O. Bivens, ass't
chairman Mrs. Sam Ray. ass't.
chairman, Mrs . S. O. Maguire,
chairman Mrs. Sam' Ray, ass't.
der, Mrs. Hngh Royall, Mrs. C.
Mrs. R, B. Harrell. Mrs. C. Bin-
F. Lineberry, Mrs. Grady Cocker
ham. Mrs. J. R. Jbhnson, Mrs.
W. C, Cox, Mrs. A .G. Click, Mrs.
P. C. Reich, Mrs. W. A. Finney,
Mrs, W. M. Allen, Mrs J. G. Ray,
Mrs. W. A. Neaves, Mrs. W. R,
Wellborn, Mrs. E. C. Orler, Mrs.
Alex ,ChatKam, Mrs. H. P. Gra
ham. Mrs. C. G. Armfleld, Mrs.
J. \F. Hendren, Mrs. D, P. Oough
Mrs. T. rß.'White. Mrs. H. H,
Barker, Mrs. K. M. Norman, Mrs.
R. J. Barker, Mrs: Fred McNeely
Mrs. George Royail, Mrs. T. G.
Harris, Mrs. H. G. Harris, Mrs.
W. G. Church. Mrs. J. O. Church,
Mrs. Walker Byrd. Mrs. E. B.'
Hayes-, Mrs. W. 8. Reich, Mrs.
John Ipock, Miss Effla Crater,
MIBS Sadie Franklin. Basket
committee collectors; J. O. Biv
ens, chairman, W A, Neaves. J.
U Lillard, Bryan Johnson.
, TO BE DIVIDED
IN TWO PRECINCTS
HAS OUTGROWN LONE VOT
ING PLACE WITH IN.
CREASE OP INHABI
Surry County To Have SO In
stead of IS Voting Places
When Elkin township voters
go to the polls next fall, they
will find two voting places in
stead of the one that has prevail
ed since times Immemorial, ac
cording to a news dispatch from
Raleigh which says that many
new voting, precincts have been
outlined and Increases the Sur
ry county precincts from eight
een to twenty.
The Elkin voting places will
be called "Elkin No. 1" and
"Elkin No. 2.!' It is understood
that the other new precinct will
be at Dobson .
It Is pointed out that the Elk
in has outgrown its single pre
cinct and that it is becoming an
almost impossibility to vote all
the ciitzens in the single pre
cinct in the ten hour election
When the Elkin precinct was
established .there were but some
700 voters but now over 1400
are on the registration books in
this township. It will be neces
sary to take a new registration
before fall to separate the two
precincts, it is said.
sary to take a new registration ,
before fall to separate the two ,
precincts, it is said.
AUTOIS CALLED i
DEADLY WEAPON :
COLORED MAS SENTENCED
FOR DRIVING CAR INTO ,
The Automobile as a deadly '
weapon was used in Recorder's ,
court Tuesday morning to bring
Louis Graves, colored, to the bar ,
of justice on the charge of as
sault and reckless driving, the j
specific charge being thatj
(■raves used the automobile as .
a deadly weapon when he ran (
into a group of people at a med- ,
icine show in the bottom near (
the river bridge. It was brought (
out in the trial last week, ,
Graves drove an. old Ford cart-*!
down the incline into the bottom .
land and struck several people, ,
knoctyng several of them
Graves avers that his foot slip
ped from the brakes causing the ,
car to go forward hitting the
people. The car in question was|]
the same ill-fated Vehicle thatj ]
was used by Dan Harris, also! !
colored, when he struck and (
seriously injured Richard- Hem
ric on the Sydnor Spainhour (
corner Saturday evening. It is
•aid that the automoble did not
have brakes but Graves denied
this. He was found technically! ]
guilty of assault and of reckless
driving and was given a ninety ,
day road sentence suspended for i
two years upon payment of $25. (
Charlie Ohatman paid a fine ;
of SIO.OO and costs when he en- (
tered a plea of guilty to a charge
of public drunkeness while the
cases of drunkeness and operat
ing cars recklessly against Mar- '
vin Martin and Isaac Adams !
were continued until next Tuep
ELKIN MASONS TO
' ~ i
Elkin Masons will meet next
Saturday night in the lodge hall
to pick the officers for the com
ing lodge year and to discuss
further the plans for the picnic
this year. The meeting; Is an "im
portant one and all Masons are
asked to be present.
* Besides the election and busi
ness meeting, work In the First
Degree will he given.
TO GIVE CONCERT
A class of orphans from the
Odd Fellows Home at Goldsboro
will give a concert in Elkin on
next Taesday evening, the piave
to be announced later.
ROARING GAP EDITION BE
ISSUED ON OPENING DATE
The Roaring Gap season
will open next Wednesday
and the second annual Roar
ing Gap Edition will be issued
by the Tribune upon that
date. Several hundred extra
copies will be printjed aa last
year to be sent to all persons
in the summer colony and a
copy of it is sent by the man
agement of Graystone Inn to
all persons aaking about the
As usual the editon will car
ry complete stories of every
angle of Roaring Gap and its
environments as well as all
available photographs. Be
cause of the heavy advertis
ing which will be carried, El
kin merchants are asked to
get tfheir copy to the Tribune
at the very earliest possible
date, preferably this week.
SOCIETY HELD HERE
BIG DELEGATION FROM ALL
CHURCHES HAVE SES
SION IN ELKIN TUES
The Mt. Airy district meeting
of the Woman's Missionary so
ciety of the Western M. E. Con
ference convened in the Metho
dist church in an all day session
last Thursrday. Practically all
the churches in this part of the
district were represented by del
egates totalling seventy-eight.
Mrs. J. L. Woltz of Mt. Airy, Dis
trict Secretary presided over
the, meeting with a well planned
program. Rev. L. B. Abernethy,
led the opening devotionals. Mrs.
R. G. Smith extended a most
cordial welcome to the visitors
and delegates. Mrs. Woltz res
poned lor tbe delegation in a
happy manner. The Conference
officefs, Mrs. C. C. Weaver of
Winston-Salem, Mrs. W. R. Har
ris, Mrs. H. A. Dunham and
Miss Amy Hackney of Asheville
■ and the pastors of the district
I were introduced. The business
, session opened with the election
of Mrs. R. G. Smith of Elkin as
secretary for the meeting. Splen
did reports and amounts of pled
ges were given from auxilllaries
present. Mrs. H, A. Dunham
■~gav£ an inspirational talk on
i the gains and advancement of
I the work. Mrs. Weaver was
; pleased to announce that three
young people would enter the
Scarrltt Bible and Training
j school this fall to become mis
sionaries. Promptly at 12:30
o'clock the meeting adjourned,
following a most bountiful lun
ch which was attractively served
toy the ladles of the cfiurch. fhe
afternoon session opened at
2 o'clock. A song from the Elkin
Light Bearers and a reading by
I Sarah Atkinson introduced the
program" for the afternoon. Miss
I Hackney Supt. of the ChlMrens
work, gave a brief talk "Whaf
the Children Are Doing.'
Other talks were made by Mrs.
W%t- Harris, editor of Woman's
Pag& In Christian Advocate. Mrs.
C. C. Weaver on different phases
of our missionary work. Rev. W.
E. Poorey gave an outline of the
circuit* plan. This meeting was
an echo from the annual meet
ing held In High Point April 22-
26. Pledges for carrying on the
work both the local and foreign
were very gratifying. An in
vitation for the meeting June
1831 wag accepted. Dobson and
Pilot Mt. extended invitations
also but the entire delegation
voted on going over the "'road
of roses" to Sparta next year.
The meeting closed with a con
secration service conducted by
Mrs. W. R. Harris. In her mes
sage she sent tbe truth straight
home in a way that will not soOh
TWO CASES COME
Mayor Wagoner of Jonesville
heard# two cases during the week
one being the case against Clyde
Gray, colored, for righting. Gray
was given a fine of, $5.00 and
George Payne was charged
with fighting before the mayor
bu*. the case was dismissed be
cause of lack of evidence.
D. A. R. TO UNVEIL
MARKER ON HUNT'S
GRAVE FLAG DAY
FITTING CEREMONIES TO BE
HEW) AT JONES VXLLE '
AT 4 P. M.
PUBLIC IS INVITED
Address To Be Delivered By
Franklin Hlldebrand And
lifKioa Wil Have Part
Flag Day will be observed by
the Elkin D.' A. R. next Saturday
afternoon June 14 In conjunction
with the unveiling of a marker
to the memory of Daniel Hunt,
soldier of the Revolution, at the
Jonesville cemetery. The George
Gray Post of the American Le
gion will a participate In the ser
vices and the Flag Day address
will be made by Franklin Hilde
brand, editor of the Elkin Tri
bune. The public .is cordially in
vited to attend the services
which will begin at the cemetery
at 4 p. m. and if
inclement, the program wjll be
held In the Jonesville school.
The marking of the grave is
in line with the general aim of
o fthe local Daughters of the
Revolution as Daniel Hunt is the
ancestor of most of the members
of the local chapter, the dedica
tion will be doubly fitting. Un
veiling will' be done by Sarah
Reich, Ray Harvison Smith, Joe
Gwyn Blvens, Rich Chatham, Jr.
and Betty McNeely, all descen
dants of Daniel Hunt. Other
craves will be marked as soon
The D. A. R. asks that all per
sons, both on the business dis
trict and at the homes, display
flags on Saturday, Flag Day.
Daniel Hunt was a captain in
the Revolutionary army and
died about 1835 and was buried
In Jonesville cemetery. His mon
ument heretofore, has borne no
mention of the fact that he ser
ved wlthf Washington.
The following program has
been arranged for the day by
the D. A. R.:
Star Spangled Banner, aud
Invocation, Rev. Eph Whisen
Flag Day Address, Franklin
"Tenting On the Old Camp
Ground," American Legion quar
Sketch of the life of Daniel
Hunt, Dr. M. A. Royall.
Unveiling. Sarah Reich, Ray
Harvison Smith. Joe Gwyn Blv
ens. Rich, Chatham, Jr.. and Bet
ty McNeely, descendants of Dan
Firing of Salute, American le
Benediction, Rev. L. B. Aber
Taps. * .
W. M. ALLEN NAMED
AS TOWN ATTORNEY
Little but routine business
was done when the town coun
cil met in a regular session last
Monday night. Attorney W. M.
Allen was named as town attar
ney and the Lee's Riding De
vices were given the privilege of
setting up their apparatus in the
bottoms lands near the rlvei;
The budgets and tax levies are
expected to be, set at the next -
LEGION TO HAVE
The George Gray Post of the
American Legion will hold its
regular monthly meeting at -the
Tribune office Thursday night
of this week and -J. B. Bell will
have charge of the program. Mr.
Bell will conduct a n educational
program and show movies dipiitc
ing all the wars fought by the
Besides this part of the pro
gram, Commander George Royall
will place before tfce war vet
erans his final plans for the big
boxing card which will be held
on *he night of July 4 in con
jugation with the Masonic Picnio
and all the Legionaires are ex
pected to be present as this Is
one of the most Important meet
ings of the year.
The meeting will begin at
i 7:30 sharp and will be dismissed
so as not to Interfere with the