The Elkin tribune. (Elkin, N.C.) 191?-1969, June 01, 1933, Image 9
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 OTHER FEATURES 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 in Charleston. 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 most worthy. 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 WE WOULD LIKE TO ENTER THE Rocking Chair Marathon But the Cleaning and Pressing service we're giving Elkin keeps us too busy for that! You, too, wil like our service. It's quick yet thorough.* If you want your clothes to look fresh and new, just Telephone 111. C. & G. CLEANERS E. Main St. Elkin, N. C. SYDNOR SPAINHOUR COMPANY Features — MARATHON WE*K! WOMEN'S SUMMER SILK >' DRESSES $2.88 and $3.95 NEW STYLES . . . MATERIALS . . . BEAUTIFUL LINES . . . NOVELTY AND SOLID PATTERNS We made the prices of these dresses so low you will be able to buy as many as you need. Jacket Dresses, Silk Swaggers, Sport Frocks, in a complete size range. promptly at 8 p. m. Monday, June sth, and continue until Saturday, June 10th, at midnight. » Buggaboo News 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 munity. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Melton, of Zephyr, spent the week-end with Mrs. Melton's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Luther Byrd. 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, Nellie. Misses Ruth Anthony and Nellie and Charity Byrd, of North Wilkes boro, visited relatives here during the week-end. 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 Tharpe. Bethel News 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 printed. 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 here often. 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. Triplett. 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 them. 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. MAKE OUR STORE YOUR Headquarters DURING MARATHON WEEK AND EVERY WEEK! DRUGS TOILET GOODS CANDIES CIGARS STATIONERY t SODA SERVICE OUR SPECIALTY! Abernethy's A GOOD DRUG STORE PHONE 42 SPECIAL For FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY i * | and the Week of the Rocking Chair Marathon 1 CHEESE SANDWICH FREE Wllti EACH BOTIU OF BEER! BOTTLE BEER 15c and 20c DRAFT BEER GLASS, 10c ICE COLD DRINKS - ICE CREAM A Regular Meal or Lunch Anytime Nu-Way Cafe East Main Street Elkin, N. C. ( DENY REPORTS The Whit© House Tuesday em-| phatScally denied a new revival of re-1 pt>'rtß.'ttf&t was negotiating for partial payment of war debts. MARATHON SPECIALS 1 BOX KOTEX 1 BOX KLEENEX Both For 39c ARMAND'S FACE POWDER ARMAND'S LIP STICK Both For 50C MAKE OUR STORE YOUR HEA OQUARTERS TURNER DRUG COMPANY W. D. Turner Geo. G. Royall NEXT WEEK DURING THE Rocking Chair* MARATHON- Make it a point to leave your car with us for Washing, Pol- Goodyear Tires ishing and Greasing. We lub- ricate every point with the right oils and greases, and a Fan Belts polish job with our up-to-date electric polisher will make it look like new. 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"Everything Good To Eat" BOYLES & PALMER GROCERY Nearest Food Store to the Rocking Chairs YOU'LL WANT TO DRESS UP II When You Attend the Rocking Chair f Marathon LOOK AT THESE MONEY-SAVING SPECIALS Three-Piece Linen Suits— s6.9s All-Wool, Silk Lined Serge Suits— s9.9o Best Grade, Hand-Tailored, All- Wool Basket Weave Suits— sl4.so I if if Panama Hats, Waterproof, l|p Iffl Guaranteed Cleanable— II $1.50 Men's Short Sport fyfZg* vMp Socks -■■■■--— JHHH Snow Clothing |Co. Main Street r J Eikin, N. €.