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The Elkin tribune. (Elkin, N.C.) 191?-1969, October 21, 1937, Image 1

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Elkin "The Best Little Town In North Carolina" VOL. No. XXVI, No- 49 IATENEWQ from the State and Nation STOCK MARKET "COMES BACK" New York, Oct. 19. —Amid confusion and bewilderment reminiscent of "29, the stock market came back strongly late today after the heaviest selling storm experienced in Wall street since the federal govern ment began "policing" the ex changes in 1934. Under a downpour of selling at the opening, prices of lead ing issues fell as much as $lO a share or more, as they did on Monday. A sense of equilibrim came after the noon hour. In the last hour between 2 and 3 o'clock, with prominent shares displaying in some Instances a striking comeback, there was a general rally in which many stocks wiped oat all initial loss es and closed higher for the day. CHINESE BOMB JAP LINES Shanghai, Oct. 20 (Wednes day)— Chinese bombing planes raided Japanese lines in the Shanghai sector today with a mystifying absence of Japanese anti-aircraft fire. Instead t)f blasting the heav ens as they have done until now, the Japanese did not fire a shot against the Chinese, who made a lightning incursion, dropped a half dozen bombs and sped away. The damage was not disclosed. The Japanese launched an other major offensive on all fronts, apparently to expel the Chinese forces from the Shang hai zone before the nine-power conference starts October 30 at Brussels to discuss the Far Eastern conflict. PRICES REMAIN GOOD Stowed up by the heavy rains the Winston-Salem tobacco market Tuesday sold approx imately 900,000 pounds at an average estimated to be $27 per hundred. "Monday's average," J. T. Booth, sales supervisor, point ed out, "for about 1,200,000 pounds was good. Volume to day was In line with expecta tion, and prices were as good as those paid on Monday. Many growers, he said, sold their entire offering for more than S4O per hundred pounds. VICTIMS REMOVED FROM WRECKAGE Evanston, Wjro., Oct. 19. The bodies of 19 victims were brought here tonight from the wreck of the "Mainliner," sky giant of the United Airlines which crashed In the hlfh Uinta Mountains. Ground crews took the bodies including four women—one of whom was soon to become a mother—and IS men, to an un dertaking establishment for' PARALYSIS FATAL TO JAS. A. NORMAN Thurmond Man Passes Sun day Following: Critical Illness FUNERAL HELD TUESDAY James Addison Norman. 53, died at his home at Thurmond Sunday afternoon following a stroke of paralysis suffered a few days before his passing. His con dition had been critical since he was stricken. He is survived by the follow ing sons and daughters: Oaither Norman, Portland. Oregon; Miss es Bessie, Sylvia and Irene Nor man and Luther Paul, Ray and Bugene Norman, at home, and Mrs. Robert Thomas. Harmony. One toother, W. H. Norman, of Thurmond also survives. Funeral services were , held Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock from Thurmond. The rites were in charge of Rev. Grant Cothren, Rev. Fred Page and Rev. O. A. Castevens. Politics has reached its normal stage in the South. Tom Heflin Is campaigning for the U. 8, Sen ate in Alababma. THE ELKIN TRIBUNE Horning In On Careless Driving , Gone are the days wheat the voice of thd, Law meant only a quiet bawling out at the roadside. With the loud-speaker equipped police oar shown above, Los Angeles police are now spotting careless driven in the act of traffic violations. Pedestrians who ignore safety rules likewise come in for their share of sound advice. Auto casualties in Los Angeles are reported on decrease. PLAN CARNIVAL AT LOCAL GYMNASIUM Event Will Be Held Saturday Evening, October 30, at 7:30 ARE TO SELECT QUEEN Plans are being formulated here for a Hollowe'en carnival to be held Saturday evening, Octob er 30, at 7:30 in the gymnasium. The carnival will be sponsored by the high school and elementary school, under the direction of Miss Margaret Cragan, home econom ics teacher. As a prelude to the festivities a contest will begin Monday, Oc tober 22, to determine Elkin's fa vorite baby. Babies may be spon sored by any Interested person and'votes will seU for one cent each. Children under school age whjfc, enter should place their namtfe with Miss Cragati before the contest opens Monday. In the high school a contest for a queen to be crowed at the car nival will also be held. The plans are similar for those of the baby contest, the votes selling for one cent each. The winning con testant will be crowned during the evening. In addition to the contests many added attractions suggestive of the Hallowe'en season will also be on tap, including a chamber of horrors, a Japanese tea room and floor show, featuring singing, dancing and stunts. Madame She- Knowsit, palmist, will also be on hand to read the fortunes of the visitors. Admission to the carnival and floor show will be nominal said a small fee will be charged for ad mission to the side shows. ELKS BEAT LiONS BY SCORE 27-0 Lighter North Wilkes boro Team Proves No Match For Local Team MEET CLEVELAND FRI. The Elkin high school Elks eas ily defeated North Wilkesboro here last Friday afternoon for their first win of the season, roll ing up a total of 27 points against their opponents' 0. The. entire Elkin team funct ioned smoothly, with outstanding work being done in all depart ments against the lighter Moun tain Lions. Grier led the scoring for Elkin, chalking up three touchdowns and an extra point for 19, with Powers scoring one tally and converting for seven points. Dorsett added 1 to the score by an after-touchdown tally. The Elks will meet Cleveland here Friday afternoon at 3:45, and it is hoped that a large crowd will be on hand. In good condit ion for the Cleveland game, the Elks will meet Mount Airy at Mount Airy on October 29. TO HOLD CRIPPLE CLINIC OCTOBER 22 Dr. R. A. Moore, Orthopedic surgeon, of Winston-Salem, will hold his regular Cripple Clinic in the office of the health depart ment at Mount Airy, Friday Oct ober 22, from 9 a.m. until 12 noon. Dr. Moore will see anyone desiring his aid, free of charge. Blue Penciled EJEbI Scheduled to do a series of 26 coast-to-coast broadcasts, the Rev. Charles E. Coughlin abruptly cancelled his radio plans after certain portions of a recent press statement failed to gain approval of his ecclesiastical superior, Edward Mooney. At htrfcwST Oak, Michigan, head quarters the Rev. Coughlin stated through his attorney, Prewett Semmes, that "money" and effort and time would be wasted If he were permitted to talk nothing but platitudes." JURY LIST DRAWN FOR NOV. 15 TERM Judge Clements to Preside at Session of Surry Super ior Court TO BE TWO WEEK'S TERM The next term of Surry county superior court will be held at Dob son beginning November 15, for a two-week's session. Judge Clem ents will preside. Jurors to serve during the term were drawn Monday, as follows: First w6ek: W. D. Taylor, E. W. Money, W. 8. Yates, W. J. Sim mons, J. R.' Poindexter, J. C. Samuels, N. C. Marion, Howard Qillispie, .R. K. Simmons, W. T. Allred, C. B. Burrus, A. J. Hayes, Charles Corder, Alex S. Cocker ham. Robert Gammons, C. W. Bryant, J. O. Lundy, R. L. Chil ton, Harvey Lowe. W. C. Moser, Emery M. Marsh, W. C. McKin ney, G. T. Love, W. R. Willey. Second week: R. P. Childress, T. W. Wilmoth, Alvis Love, T. D. Overby, J. R. Lawrence, John W. Marion, H. B. Phillips, Z. E. Long, J. E. Snow, B. I. Adams, J. Coy Smith, C. L. Harris, W. O. Bnow, George Sutphin, P. 8. McCormlck, J. M. Snow, J. H. Banner, J. S. Key. T. O. Snow, T. R. Robert son. HOME-COMING AT MOUNTAIN VIEW Home-coming will be observed at Mountain View school at Hays, Sunday, October 24. All former students are requested to be pres ent and bring a basket dinner. North Wilkesboro council No. 51 of the ir. O. U. A. M. will pre sent a flag and Bible to the school in connection with the program. The services will begin at 11 o'clock. I Friend: "My wife had a dream last night and thought she was married to a millionaire." Man: "Yod're lucky. My wife has dreams like that in the day time." ELKIN, N. C., THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1937 CROPS DESTROYED AS YADKIN RIVER LEAVES ITS BANKS Water Here Said Highest ONE FAMILY EVACUATED Water Flows Over Bridge Street Before Flood Reaches Crest ENTERS BOILER ROOMS Twelve hours of steady rain Tuesday sent the muddy waters of the Yadkin river from their banks to spread over surrounding lowlands, washing away crops and flooding a number of Elkin buildings. Although the rain ceased here at 10 a. m. Tuesday, the Yadkin continued to rise until nearly midnight, the waters creeping slowly upward until the Bridge street approach to the old Yad kin river bridge was under sev eral inches of water. At 8:00 a. m. Tuesday morning the water was just beginning to leave its banks here, but shortly after 10:00 a. m. had risen sev eral feet higher to spread over the bottoms. Big Elkin Creek, converted into a raging torrent, that was said to be the greatest seen here In many years, had left its banks by 10:00 a. m„ and had flooded several hundred yards of the shoe factory road, fiy noon the spreading waters had completely covered the school athletic field and were within a short distance of the school gymnasium. By shortly after noon, the ris ing water had flooded the boiler room of the new plant of the White Swan Laundry, bringing work there to a complete stand still when the fire was extin guished. By night the room was flooded to a depth of about four feet, and a rise of another 10 inches would have put the water into the plant itself. The family of John Whitaker, to flee the advancing waters shortly after noon. Livestock, in cluding several mules, pigs, and a cow, were removed from the (Continued on last page, Ist Sec.) JR. ORDER TO PRESENT BIBLE, FLAG TO SCHOOL The Elkin council of the Jr. O. U. A. M. is to present a Bible and an American flag to the newly constructed Benham and Cool Springs school, located about five miles from Elkin on the Traphill road, Sunday, October 24, at 2 p.m. All members in, the district are urged to be present, as is the general public. All members of Elkin council are also urged to attend a meet ing in the local hall Friday night, October 22, to arrange the school program and to attend to other important business to be brought up. Music will be on tap. PROGRAMS FOR QUARTER ALLOTTED BY KIWANIS The planned meeting of the teachers of Elkin, North Elkin and Jonesville schools with the Elkin Kiwants club last Thursday eve ning, was postponed until this evening, when the Kiwanians will play hosts to the teachers at Hotel Elkin. Dr. R. B. Harrell will be in charge of the program. At last Thursday's meeting, held at Hotel Elkin, programs for the next quarter were allotted as follows: October 28, I. C. Yates; Nov ember 4. Garland Johnson; Nov ember 11, C. C. Poindexter; Nov ember 18, W. G. Carter; Novem ber 26, H. P. Graham; December 2, E. E. Hayes; December 9, J. G. Abernethy; December 10, Claud Ferrell; December 23, annual Christmas auction; December 30, H. P. Laffoon. MASQUERADE DANCE TO BE HELD AT LOCAL GYM A masquerade dance, proceeds of which will go to the Elkin school gymnasium, will be held in the gymnasium Thursday night, October 28, beginning at 9:00 o'clock. Prizes will be awarded to the man and woman wearing the best costume. Chape rones will be pres ent, and an excellent orchastra will be on hand. Admission will be SI.OO. Everyone is invited to at tend. A hound is one dog whose bark is just about as bad as hts bite. Since 1928 Candidates Toss Hats Into Ring .J? / Pictured above are two candidates who are seeking Democratic nomination to public office. Left is A. D. (Lon) Folger, of Mount Airy, who last week announced that he will make the race for the congressional seat now held by Rep. Frank Hancock, who will contest with Senator Bob Reynolds for a seat in the U. S. Senate. Right is Allan D. Ivie, Jr., prominent young attorney of Leaksville, who will seek the Democratic nomination for solicitor in the 21st judicial dis trict. YADKIN WOMAN IS TAKEN BY DEATH Mrs. Amelia Ashley, 59, Pass es Away at Home Near Brooks X Roads RITES HELD WEDNESDAY ft Mrs. Amelia Leona Vanhoy Ash ley, 59, widow of Leßoy Ashley, died at her home near Brooks Cross Roads Monday morning. Mrs. Ashley had been in ill health for sometime but her death was unexpected. The deceased was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Vanhoy and was well known in her community. Early in life she joined the Flat Rock Baptist church and. later moved her mem bership to Mountain View Bap tist church where she was a de voted worker until her death. Her husband preceded her in death in December, 1933. Three daughters survive: Mrs. Carl Rose, Arlington; Miss Nora Ruth Ash ley, of Arlington, an employee of the Central Electric .and Tele phone company here, and Miss Doris Catherine Ashley, of Cycle. One brother, John Vanhoy of Cycle, and one sister, Mrs. Bill Buxton of Yadkinvllle, also sur vive. Funeral services were held Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock from Mountain View Baptist church. The rites were in charge of Rev. L. Q. Burgiss and Rev. Isom Vestal. Interment was in the church cemetery. BOONVILLE FAIR OCTOBER 22-23 Judges Are Secured to Award Prizes in the Various Departments ARE TO PRESENT PLAYS The Boonville Agricultural Pair will be held October 22 and 23, and plans are fast shaping up for the annual event. J. W. Crawford, county agent of Surry county will judge the farm crops and poultry. Mr. Jackson, Galax, Va., has been se cured to judge the draft horses, tr.ules and saddle horse. The dairy cattle judge has not been booked to date. Miss Staunton, home demonstration agent of Surry county, will judge the needle work, culinary, preserving and {lower departments. Mr. Sauline and his all star players will present a play enti tled "Freckles" Friday afternoon at one o'clock and Friday night at eight o'clock they will give "The Girl of the Golden West." Saturday night the Boonville school will give the following one act plays: "Who Gets the Car To night?" and "Silence Please." There will be a band concert be tween these two plays. Saturday afternoon beginning at 1:30 the annual Yadkin Coun ty High School track meet will take place. Following the track meet the third annual saddle horse show will be staged. The middle-aged woman cant find a silver lining in life when she begins to find silver strands of hiir in her head. Wmz&m JL LON FOLGER IS TO SEEK NOMINATION Surry Man Announces He Will Make Race for Con gressional Seat POLITICALLY PROMINENT A. D. "Ldn" Folger, of Mount Airy, announced Friday he will be a candidate for the congressional seat to be vacated when Frank Hancock enters the senatorial race against Senator Robert R. Rey nolds next summer. Folger made his announcement in a brief, formal statement: "I announce that I shall be a candidate in the coming primary for nomination to Congress for the fifth congressional district. I chall of course appreciate the vote und assistance of every voter within the district who feels that he or she can afford to support me for this office." Folger is of a family long polit ically prominent. He managed the campaign of A. H. "Sandy" Graham for the gubernatorial nomination last year. He was named an emergency superior court judge last year but later resigned. Folger was among the names most often mentioned as prospec tive candidates after Hancock announced he would run against Reynolds. Only one other candidate has tossed his hat definitely into the ring. He is Marshall Kurfees, of Winston-Salem. Predictions have been that a dozen or so of candidates will be in the race for Democratic favor when campaigning time comes. The district contains Forsyth, Stokes, Surry, Rockingham, Cas well, Person and Granville coun ties. Folger's prominence is attested in his present position as Demo cratic national committeeman. It was to hold that office that he resigned as superior court Judge. FOUR SLIGHTLY HURT IN WRECK Boonville Children Sfcend Night in Hospital Here After Accident COUPE HAS ACCIDENT Four persons were slightly In jured Monday afternoon In an au tomobile accident which" took place on the Blkln-Boonvllle highway when the automobile left the road and turned over sev eral times. The car, the property of Frank Bryant, of Boonville, was occupied by Mrs. Bryant; her two children, Sherrlll and Rosa Lee, and anoth er woman said to be the chil dren's aunt, who was driving. The children were carried to Hugh Chatham hospital, but were re leased Tuesday. The two women. In addition to bruises and minor cuts, were uninjured. Another accident took place cm the Elkin-Ronda road Tuesday night when a small coupe turned over, and was badly damaged. The driver of the car was uninjured, it was said. Thought to be from North Wilkeßboto, his identity could not be learned. TWO SECTIONS PUBLISHED WEEKLY LANDON TAKES POP AT ROOSEVELT IN RADIO BROADCAST Defeated Candidate Calls on Republicans SAYS TOO MUCH POWER Accuses President of Violat ing Spirit and Letter of > Constitution "PRESIDENT CHANGED" Topeka, Kan., Oct. 19.—Form er Governor Alf M. Landon to night asserted that President Roosevelt is feeding on power like a Caesar and demanded that he be deprived of some it so that he will be compelled to take the ad vice of "experienced and practi cal men." The Republican standard bear er of 1936, addressing a "radio mass meeting" he himself had called of the 17,000,000 persons who voted for him in his unsuc cessful campaign for the presi dency 1 , charged the President with violating "the letter and spirit of the Constitution." It was his first comprehensive political pronouncement since his defeat. With a vehemence sugestive of a campaign speech Landon criti cized the President for his Su preme Court enlargement propos al, asserting that he "wasted practically the entire session of Congress of 1937 fighting to get more power >for himself." He charged that the administration "used all its mighty power" to prevent public hearings on 'he appointment of Supreme Court Justice Hugo L. Black, in disre gard of the Constitution. He struck at Mr. Roosevelt for letting "college sophomores" draft legislation such as the na tional recovery act, the social se curity law and tax statutes and criticized his relief and labor pol icies. In contrast he had warm praise for Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes, whom he credited with the "sound insurance policy" on which New York state's insur ance laws are built and others are modeled. "Mr. Roosevelt is a changed man," Landon asserted. "He is not the man who was eelcted in 1932." ARE TO OBSERVE YOUTH WEEK HERE Entire Week Will be Observ ed in the Methodist Church Oct. 24-31 PLAN SPECIAL PROGRAM Childhood and Youth Week will be observed in the Methodist church in this city October 24 through the 31st. The theme on which programs will be based is "The Church in the Life of the Child." Mrs. George Royall is chairman of the work. Sunday morning in the adult department of the school a special program will be given. Wednes day evening, October 27, a recep tion will be held in the Sunday school rooms of the church. This meeting will bring together par ents and teachers of the Sunday school. The final program will be on Sunday morning, October 31, and will be presented by the children and the young people. Youth of the Methodist church is well represented in the schools and colleges. Twenty-six boys and girls of the church are scat tered among the higher institu tions of learning in North Caro lina, Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia and Ohio. iMsaaflii MB "SOOK ERE YOU jgEl LEAP-AND THEM STAND STALL.

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