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70L. No. XXII, No. 45
PROPOSE MARCH OF
A MILLION MEN TO
Shows Coolness to In
pVONT BE HURRIED
Washington, Sept. 19.—A march
of 1,000,000 men on the capital to
demand inflation was proposed to
day as the demand for cheap money
developed increasing impetus, but
President Roosevelt displayed
marked coolness toward attempts to
rush his administration into a new
The President was represented by
Senator Key Pittman (D), Nev.,
who called on him to urge inflation
through free silver coinage, as feel
ing that the signing of the coal
code marked the turning point in
the recovery program, and that con
tinuation of the present program of
increasing credit and encouraging
free' flow of money already avail
able was the best course for the
The President, Pittman made it
clear, was greatly encouraged by the
general economic situation and was
standing firm on his policy of pro
moting a gradual increase in com
modity prices while working to bring
back into the business stream $40,-
000,000,000 deposited in banks and
hoarded in vaults in the nation.
Thomas Proposed March
The threatened march on Wash
ington to demand inflation was pro
posed by Senator Thomas (D).
Okla., as a "national farm inflation
conference" to embrace war vet
erans and industrial representatives
as well %s agriculturists. It might
be ordered within a fortnight, it was
indicated, if the administration did
not move toward direct inflation.
REV. C. B. HOWARD
HERE FOR REVIVAL
Revival Services Being
Held Each Evening
Rev. C. B. Howard, of Enfield,
accompanied by Mrs. Howard, ar
rived here Tuesday to take part in
the series of revival meetings which
began Sunday at the Baptist church.
Rev. Mr. Howard will preach dur
ing the remainder of the meeting.
Services are being held each
evening at 7:30 o'clock. Much in
terest has already been shown.
Rev. J. P. Davis preaehed to the
congregation on Monday evening
and delivered an interesting Bermon.
At the service this evening
(Thursday) Miss Margurite Mason,
soloist in the Centenary Methodist
church choir in Winston-Salem, will
be present and sing several selec
tions. Special mußic at each ser
vice is adding to the interest of the
Rev. Mr. Howard is one of the out
standing ministers of North Carolina
and for several years was president
of the North Carolina Baptist Young
Each day at the noon hour Rev.
Mr. Howard is conducting a special
service at the different industrial
plantsxof the city.
The public is cordially invited to
attend the meetings.
Kiwanians To Attend
Kiwanis Meet At
Delegates and alternates to the
thirteenth annual convention of the
Carolinas Kiwanis district, which
will be held in Elizabeth City Octo
ber 26 to 28, were elected at the
meeting, ,4it the local Kiwanis club
Elkin Friday night. Del
egates were: Thomas Roth apd H.
Graham. Alternates: A. 0.
Bryan and Jones Holcomb.
A report on NRA , activity was
given the club by C. G. Armfield,
chairman of the local NRA -com
mittee, who pointed out that thus
far the emergency program had
produced gratifying results here in
the form of increased wages and
ELKIN COMMUNITY FAIR, SEPTEMBER 28-29. DONT MISS IT!
THE ELKIN TRIBUNE
Dr. Ramon Gran San Martin, a
professor in the National University
of Havana, is the man selected by
the Cuban Junta as Provisional
President during the political up
heaval in the little island republic.
I ATE NEWC
State and Nation
Washington, Sept. 1». —Organ-
ized labor is prepared to strike
when necessary to force employ
ers to obey the national recovery
act, William Green, president of
the American Federation of La
bor, indicated tonight in a state
ment announcing that he had
filed protests against alleged vio
lations of the law«(_
Green charged great corpora
tions had attempted to evade the
labor protective clause by form
ing company unions. These
unions, the labor leader asserted,
are-"a fraud from start to fin
Hoover Visits Fair
Chicago, Sept. 10.—Former
President Hoover came to Chica
go as an "ordinary citizen" to
day to attend a Century of Pro
"No, don't waste any gunpow
der," the former president said
smilingly, when Capt. M. G.
Martling of the National Guard,
extended the greeting of Adj. Gen.
Frank Parker and informed hifn
that the army would be pleased
to have him as its guest on a
, tour of the fairgrounds.
Santa Fe, N. M., Sept 10.—
Repeal forces tonight held a lead
of more than 2 to 1 in New Mex
ico on a basis of returns from
almost half the state's vote on
the 21st amendment today.'
The count in 810 of the 785
For repeal 10,753.
Against repeal 7,802.
Havana., Sept 10.—Rebellion
flared anew in Cuba tonight, en
dangering American lives and
property in the province** and
threatening overthrow of Presi
dent Ramon Grau San Martin's
A band of rebels commanded
by Captain Juan Bias Hernandez,
known as the "Cuban Sandlno,"
led the uprising at the town of
Moron, about 250 miles east of
Havana. Fighting was feared
Wets Hold Lead
Boise, Idaho, Sept. 19.—He
peal tonight held a lead In the
Idaho election of more than 11,-
000 votes on the basis of reports
from all bat 12 small Isolated
counties of the 44 in the state.
The connt stood:
For repeal 42,740.
Against repeal 81,780.
Death Toll Mounts
New Bern, Sept. 10.—While re
lief workers carried aid to suf
ferers In storm-stricken Eastern
North Carolina, die reported
death total continued to mount.
Sixteen persons were definite
ly reported dead, seven missing,
and the bodies of four more were
said to have been found at Ports
mouth, N. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Hoy Moose, of Mt.
Pleasant, were the week-end guests
of the iatter's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. W. Wjhitaker, at their home on
ELKIN, N. C., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1933
ARE HELD IN ELKIN
Total Enrollment Of
Elkin District Is
ELKIN HAS 669
The schools, white and colored, in
the Elkin School District, which in
cludes Elkin, North Elkin, and col
ored school, opened last Wednesday
without a hitch, according to super
intendent Walter R. Schaff. The
total enrollment, white and colored,
is 979. The enrollment is distribu
ted in the three buildings as fol
lows: Elkin, white 669, North. Elk
in, white, 249, and Elkin and North
The formal opening exercise in
the Elkin building was held Tues
day morning with Superintendent
Waiter Schaff presiding. The in
vocation was given by Rev. L. B.
Abernenthy, and Rev. Eph Whisen
hunt gave a short talk on "The
Home, the School, the Church". A
piano solo was given by Miss Caro
lyn Llllard. A short talk on "The
Health Side of Life" by Dr. J. Gra
ham Abernethy, concluded the pro
Formal opening program in North
Elkin building was held Wednes
day morning with principal R. B.
Blackwelder presiding. Rev. L. B.
Abernenthy conducted the devotion
al and superintendent Walter R.
Schaff made a short talk to the pu
pils on general school subjects.
School authorities are well pleas
ed with the beginning made in each
building. They are particularly
happy over the fine spirit shown by
the pupils. A successful year is
BOARD IS NAMED
ers And Employees
A local NRA compliance board
was appointed . here Friday night
whose duty will be education, con
ciliation and meditation in handling
all complaints arising from the
President's re-employment agree
The six members appointed to the
board are representative of both
employers and employees, and con
sumers, instructions received from
General Hugh S. Johnson stating
that there must be a member to
represent industrial employers, in
dustrial employees, wholesale and
retail wholesale and re
tail employees, and consumers. In
addition, according to the instruc
tions, the sixth member of the board
must be a lawyer, who will act as
chairman pro-tem until the first
meeting of the newly organized
board, at which time a permanent
charman must he selected.
Those appointed to make up the
board are: • Mason Lillard, repre
senting industrial employers; Jim
Vestal, representing industrial em
ployees; J. R. Poindexter, represent
ing retail and wholesale employers;
L. G. Baker, representing retail
and wholesale employees; Mrs. A.
O. Bryan, representing consumers.
W. M. Allen, local attorney, was
named chairman pro-tem, and will
act in that capacity until a seventh
member is selected as permanent
Detailed instructions from Wash
ington as to the board's authority
and procedure- have not yet been
C. G. Armfield, chairman of the
local NRA committee, stated Wed
nesday that a check-up has disclosed
that 720 local families have signed
the consumer's agreement.
Missionary To Preach
Elder T. L. Blalock, missionary
from China, will preach at the East
Elkin Baptist church Sunday even
ing, September 2j, at 7:30. Elder
Blalock has given his life to the
work in China for the past thirty
yearsj_ Everyone is most cordially
invited to hear him.
A general program calling for in
flation to improve farm prices has
been outlined by members of Con
gress from Southern states who are
expected to present their views to
Cronin-Griffith Plan World Series Strategy
' « - - iigr
The youthful manager, Joe Croniit, shortstop, and foxy Clark Griffith,
owner of the Washington Senators in the American League, are already
mapping World Series strategy, having just about cinched the pennant
in their league. Mid-September indications were that the New York
Giants would he the National league team that the Senators would face
in the fall diamond classic.
ELKIN HIGH STARTS
Opens Football Season
In Game With North
After several wSeks of hard work
the Elkin high school football team
is putting on finishing touches for
the first game of their season,
which takes place Friday with North
Wilkesboro at North Wilkesboro, it
was learned Wednesday from Coach
Brodie Hood. -
The game at North Wilkesboro
Friday will be played in connection
with the Great Wilkes Fair, and a
large attendance from Elkin is ex
pected to be present to give the
squad a hearty send-off.
Eight lettermen are back for this
season and prospects are said to be
bright for a successful campaign.
Many of the newcomers are said to
be displaying exceptionally fine
spirit and ability.
The old men who played last year
include Captain Alex Chatham, Jr. ;
Rufus Crater, Clyde Cothren, li-win
Wade, Moir Hall, Charles Harris,
Joe Transou and Russell Burcham,
Six games have been booked thus
far and three more will probably
be added to the season's schedule.
The schedule is as follows:
Sept. 22—North Wilkesboro at
Sept. 29—Wilkesboro at Elkin.
Oct. 6—Newton at Newton.
Oct. 13—Mocksville at. Elkin.
Oct. 21—West Jefferson at West
Oct. 27—Silk Hope at Elkin.
November 3, 10 and 17 are open.
The September 29 game with
Wilkesboro, will be played here as
a part of the program of the Elkin
ROBBED OF $l2B
Masked Men Take Cash
From G. Eldridge At
Robbers last Wednesday night
held up Gurney Eldridge, of the
State Road community, and re
lieved him of $l2B in cash, the
robbery taking place about mid
night as Eldridge was returning
home from his work at the Chat-
Manufacturing company here.
Eldridge had ridden from Elkin
to State Road in a friend's car,
and had Just alighted and was mak
ing hiß way to his home when the
robbery took place, masked men
taking the money at the point of a
revolver. They were said to have
had a new Ford coupe parked near
Although the robbery was re
ported to police immediately, no
trace of them has been found. It is
general opinion that the men knew
of the cash Eldridge had with him
and had planned the holdup.
Mrs. Fred McNeely and Miss Sa
die Franklin spent the week-end in
Winston-Salem, the guests of their
sister, Mrs. T. G. Trivette.
Arrest Faces Those
Whose Privilege Tax
Is Not Paid By 30th
Saturday, September 30 marks
the zero hour here for the pay
ment of privilege taxes, it was
learned Tuesday from the office
of the city tax collector.
It was announced that in im
mediately the time expired for
payment, warrants would be is
sued for the arrest of every per
son who was delinquent. *
AT ELKIN SCHOO
Will Be Offered By Ca
tawba College, Of
Catawba College, of Salisbury,
will conduct an extension course at
Elkin at the high school building be
ginning Friday, September 22, as
soon four o'clock as possible,
according to Walter R. Schaff, di
rector of Catawba College Summer
School Division at Elkin.
The special course to be offered
will deal with "The History and
Appreciation of American Art".
This course will give eight hours
of college and certificate credit, ap
plicable to any and all types of
North Carolina certificates. The col
lege plans to run the course in two
divisions, the first four hours be
tween now and Chrißtmas and the
second four hours after Christmas.
It was pointed out that club mem
bers interested in art will be per
mitted to enroll for the course.
Dr. E. Derendinger, a native of
Switzerland, who was educated both
abroad and in thiß country and who
earned the Doctor's Degree from a
German university, will conduct thie
course. He has been doing this
type of work for Catawba College
for the past eight years, and is the
only professor teaching a course of
this nature in North Carolina. The
State Department of Education, ac
cording to Dr. James E. Hillman,
director of certification, looks with
favor upon teachers who avail
themselves of the opportunity of
taking this work.
Five Cases Are Tried
By Jonesville Mayor
Five cases, three of them owing
their origin to liquor, were tried
Monday night before Gurney Wag
oner, mayor of Jonesville.
Archie Wilmrth, white, charged
with possession of whisky and wine
for the purpose of sale, was bound
over to Yadkin county superior
court. Another white sian by the
name of Wilkins, was taxed with
the costs on a charge of drunken
Bud Howell and Odell Parks, Ne
groes, charged with possession of
whisky for purpose of sale, were
bound over to superior court.
Robert Gray and Will Dalton, Ne
groes, indicted for public nuisance
and cursing on a public highway,
were taxed with the costs. Judg
ment was suspended,
B1n« Ridge ■««»»""
LONE BANDIT ROBS
N. ELKIN SERVICE
Sticks Up Proprietor
And Departs With
WAS YOUNG MAN
A lone robber, described an a
l man ot aVyout 26 years of age, tall
and slender and of darfe complexion,
about 7 o'clock Tuesday night rob- C
bed the Kirk Woodruff service sta
tion in North Elkin of a small sum
of money and several cartons of
cigarettes at the point of a pistol.
It was said by witnesses that the
bandit, driving a V-8 Ford, drove
by the filling station a number of
times before finally halting and en
tering the building. According to
Mr. Woodruff, who was alone, the
stranger bought a bottle of pop, and
after drinking about two-thirds of
it, walked to the front door and
looked out. He then whirled around
with a pistol in his hand and de
Mr. Woodruff was said to have
handed him a small box in which
he kept his change, and which con
tained an amount estimated at not
over eight dollars. The robber
pocketed the silver and then de
manded greenback. •>
Convinced that there was no more
money in the place, the young man
motioned Mr. Woodruff aside with
the statement that there might be
something else he wanted. He then
took several packs of Camel cigar
ettes and a carton of Wings, and
made a hasty exit.
The car in which he was traveling
bore a white license tag, but police
are in the dark as to whether it was
from Virginia or South Carolina.
However, neighboring towns were
communicated with immediately af
ter the robbery and warned to be on
the lookout for the man.
$Io trace of him had been tound
up until noon Wednesday.
INTEREST IS HIGH
IN COMMUNITY FAIR
Premiums Are On Dis
play In Local Show
Intense interest is being shown in
the Elkin Community Fair, to be
held here next Thursday night, Fri
day and Friday night, it was learned
Wednesday from C. G. Armfield,
secretary, who also stated that Mc-
Neer's warehouse will be open t'le
first part of next week for the con
venience of those who desire extra
time in which to arrange their ex
Many of the attractive premiums
to be awarded winners are now on
display in the following show win
dows: Miss Cora Shores'building,
Surry Hardware company and Cas
stevens Hardware company.
Indications are that many more
exhibits will be placed this year
than last year. Interest is higher
and more requests for exhibition
space have been received than dur
ing the last fair, Mr. Armfield said.
SURRY GOES OVER
TOP IN CAMPAIGN
1,616 Tobacco Reduc
tion Contracts Are
A total of 1,616 tobacco farmers
of Surry county have signed con
tracts agreeing to curtail tobacco
production during the years 1934-
1936, it waß learned Wednesday
from J. W. Crawford, county farm
The contracts signed represent a
total of 11,600 acres, 487 acres ov
er the quota assigned the county,
and a total of 7,600,000 pounds as
against a quota of 7,238,269 pounds,
thus .putting Surry over the top by
more than 100 per cent.
Surry farmers, it was pointed out,
have for the most part been very
enthusiastic in their cooperation
with the tobacco acreage redaction
campaign inasmuch as better to
bacco prices are to result.