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Thursday, June 1, 1933
Rocking Chair Marathon To Begin
Monday At McNeer Warehouse; Each
Night To Feature Special Program
FIRST OF ITS KIND
Person Rocking Great
est Number of Hours
To Get Prize
The rocking chair marathon,
starting Monday, June 5, at McNeer's
Warehouse, promises to be one of
the most unique and interesting en
tertainments ever staged here. Simi
lar to the dancing marathons pro
duced in other cities, the contestant
must keep his or her chair rocking
day and night, with ten minutes out
of each hour lor rest. A reliable
watchman will be on duty day and
night to see that the contestants ob
serve the rules at all times. Doors
will be open to the public at all
hours. The person rocking the long
est number of hours will receive
twenty-five per cent of the gross re
ceipts. The second prize is ten per
cent of the gross receipts. Lippin
cott, the manager of the marathon,
states that one of his feature con
testants will be Miss Doris Rollins,
of Charleston, South Carolina, re
cent winner of a dancing contest held
A number of free acts will be pre
sented each day and night on a large
■well-lighted stage, featured among
them will be Garley Foster "the hu
man bird" and "one man band".
The acts will appear at 2, 3, 4, 8 and
9:30 p. m.
The "Mickey Mouse" circus will
occupy a tiny stage and the managep
promises Mickey and Minnie mouse
will be here in person as a special
feature for the children.
Thursday night will be children's
night, with several of Lippincott's
original contests tor the kiddies.
Featured on this night will be the
babies' bathing beauty contest, open
to little girls up to seven years of
age. Several local are
giving prizes -to the winner. The
audience will decide the winners.
Ah exhibit of antiques, curios, od
dities, and live pets, among them a
black bear and three monkeys,
promises to be a success as a large
number of things have been entered
and more are expected. The persoTi
entering the most interesting exhibit
will receive ten per cent of the gross
receipts. All people attending the
entertainment during the week will
be given one vote, which they may
cast for the exhibit they think the
There will be no extra charges in
the building, the one admission tick
et purchased at the door being the
only charge. Each person entering
the building will receive one free
ticket good at the "bingo" game.
The rockers will start rocking
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June 10th, at midnight. »
Bud Tharpe and children. Coy
and Grace, of Bel Air, Md., attended
the funeral of Mr. Tharpe's brother,
Mr. James Tharpe, held at Pleasant
Home church May 24th. While here
they visited relatives in the com
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Melton, of
Zephyr, spent the week-end with
Mrs. Melton's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Arnie Tharpe made a business
trip to Charlotte Saturday.
Misses Sadie Walker and Hattie
Chambers, of Clingman, spent Sat
urday with Miss Ila Anthony.
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Tharpe and
family and Mr. and Mrs. Hoyle An
thony, spent Sunday with Mrs. An-i
thony's parents. Rev. and Mrs. J. Z.
Adams, of Austin.
Mr. and Mrs. John Waddell and
Mr. and Mrs. Winfield McCann, of
Roaring River spent Sunday with
Mrs. Jane Tharpe.
A nice time was reported Satur
day afternoon, May 20 when Mrs.
J. K. Tharpe entertained about 20
little folks in honor of her son, J.
K., Jr., on his eighth birthday.
Games were played after which re
freshments were served by Mrs.
Tharpe, assisted by her daughter,
Misses Ruth Anthony and Nellie
and Charity Byrd, of North Wilkes
boro, visited relatives here during
Misses Maxine and Susie Tharpe
and uncle, Arnie Tharps, spent Wed
nesday in North Wilkesboro. While
there Miss Susie visited her cousin.
Miss Opal Steelman. ' ;
Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Anthony and
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Anthony and
little daughter, Betty Lou, spent Sun
day with Mr. and Mrs. Luther Byrd,
near Little Elkin.
Miss Margaret Poplin, of Ronda,
spent Sunday with Miss Susie
Ronda, route 2, May 29.—A Sun
day school revival will be held at
this church, Bethel, beginning Sat
urday, June 10th, and continuing
through Sunday, June 18th.
Misses Norma and Kathleen
Oilliam of Jonesville are spending a
week with their grandparents here,
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Gilliam.
All growing crops are looking
very well considering the dry weath
er we are having here.
Little Paul, son of Mr. and Mrs.
C. S. Pardue, has been right sick.
Our postman's time for this route
has been changed from morning
until the afternoon, thus enabling
the people along the route to get
THE ELKIN TRIBUNE. ELKIN. NORTH CAROLINA
their daily paper the same day it is
We regret to hear of the serious
illness of Mr. Jesse Church of
Greensboro, who has been confined
to his room for several weeks. Mr.
Church is a son-in-law of Mr. and
Mrs. N. E. and has visited
Mr. C. M. Welborn and daughter,
with Messrs. R. H. Green and L. M.
Gray were here listing taxes last
Wednesday, at Gilliam's old store,
now home of Mr. and Mrs. J. T.
Gilliam Reunion To Be
Held Sunday, June 11
The Gilliam family will hold
their annual reunion Sunday, June
11th, at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
C. W. Gilliam, five miles south
west of Elkin.
Luncheon will be served imme
diately after services at the church,
near this home. Relatives are ex
pected and neighbors and friends of
the family are bring a
basket and share the glad day with
J. A. Gilliam, Mountain View, is
chairman, and Mrs. W. H. Jones,
Ronda, is secretary.
Germany in diplomatic phrase
ology Tuesday told the League of
Nations council to keep its hands off
the question of Germanys' treatment
of the Jews.
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