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High Point's Power Case
Before High Court Again
Fourth Appeal to State Supreme Court Will
Be Made This Week—Two Cases, One
from Guilford, One from Yadkin
High Point, Nov. 24.—For the
fourth time, High Point attor
neys this week will ask the state
Supreme court for permission to
proceed with a $6,500,000 munici
pal hydroelectric development in
This time, the litigation comes
before the high tribunal on an
appeal by ttie.plaintiffs from Su
perior court decisions modifying
previously upheld injunctions
which had barred High Point
from proceeding with the project.
Two cases will be heard —one
from Guilford county and one
In the Guilford case, the Duke
Power company and other plain
tiffs appealed when Judge Zeb V.
Nettles cleared the way for the
development by modifying an in
junction issued by Judge Hoyle
Sink and affirmed by the Su
preme court, High Point repre
sentatives told Judge Nettles that
the city had adopted a resolution
repudiating a federal power com
mission license to erect a dam on
the Yadkin river, and would pro
ceed under a 1935 bond act, rath
er than a 1938 act which required
a certificate of convenience and
necessity from the state utilities
In the Yadkin county case, cer
tain tax payers appeared after
Judge Allen H. Gwyn voided an
injunction obtained by the coun
ty to obstruct the project. High
Point attorneys asked that the
judgment be set aside on the
ground the city would purchase
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the county home site, and the
city and county had agreed on a
settlement for the relocation of
county roads —two points of dis
pute between the city and comi
The state of North Carolina, at
the direction of Governor Hoey,
intervened in the case to protest
the right of the federal power
commission to require a license
for the project. The state with
drew when the Supreme court
ruled that the license was not
Arguments for and against the
project were first heard in the
Supreme court on the point
whether the city might serve
other communities. The tribunal
ruled that it could not and up
held an injunction.
Then the municipality amended
its project to include only the
city, and the Superior court void
ed the previous injunctions. From
this action, the plaintiffs appeal
ed and this time the Supreme
court decided in favor of the
Then, last spring, the Supreme
court returned its decision hold
ing the city had no right to ac
cept the federal license; High
Point amended its plan again;
and it is on the voiding of the
injunctions that the appeal will
be heard this week.
r>Air t* o nronorhn nf ririifnVi-
Rev. T. S. Draughn, of Crutch
field, filled his regular appoint
me nt at Friendship Baptist
church Saturday and Sunday.
Miss Hessie Shore returned to
her home in Harmony Sunday
after spending several days here
visiting friends and relatives.
Mr. C. C. Humphries and chil
dren, Ralph, Roger and Bessie
Jane will spend the Thanksgiving
holidays in Richmond, Va., the
guests of friends and relatives.
Those from here attending the
birthday dinner of Mrs. D. A.
Venable, of near Pilot Mountain,
were Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Green
wood and daughters, Bettie Mae
and Genie V., Miss Ruby Barker,
of Elkin; Mrs. Ralph Dobbins and
Alan Trlvette of Boonville.
John Reece, of California, Is
spending several days here the
guest of friends and relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Troy Medley, of
Sandy Springs, spent the week
end at Doughton, the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Warren.
Miss Thelma Dodson spent sev
eral days last week in Elkin Val
ley, visiting friends and relatives.
Mr. Howard Chappell and
daughter, Bonnie, spent Sunday
in Harmony, the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. D JD. Shore.
Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Flincham
and children, Ruby and R. W.,
Jr., spent Sunday in Level Cross
visiting friends and relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Sneed and
children, Rufus Allen and Lydia
Jane, spent Sunday in Boonville,
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. T.
Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Sprinkle
had as their dinner guests Sun
day Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hampton
and daughter, of Arlington; Rog
er Sprinkle, of Galax, Va., and
Rev. R. W. Calloway, of Mountain
Miss Ruby Barker, of Elkin,
spent the week-end here the
guest of Miss Genie V. Green
Miss Lucille Marion spent sev
eral days last week in Rockford,
the guest of Miss Eulala Burrus.
ELKIN GIRLS ARE DOING
Raleigh, Nov. 23.—The city
schools of Raleigh, are affording
47 Meredith College seniors who
are doing supervised teaching
this fall a laboratory for acquir
ing practical teacher-training.
Through a cooperative agreement
with local school officials, B. Y.
Tyner, head of the education de
partment at Meredith, has as
signed students to Needham
Broughton, Hugh Morsom, Wiley
Hayes Barton, Fred Olds, Boylan
Heights, Murphy and Lewis
school. The prospective teaehers
have completed 24 hours of ob
servation and will do 30 hours of
actual teaching, closely super
vised by experienced Raleigh
Mary Elizabeth Foster, of Elk
in, is teaching at Wiley school,
under Mrs. Ruth T. Smith, and
Virginia Lawrence, of Elkin, is
teaching fourth grade, under
Mrs. Eloise G. Eskridge at Boylan
Heights school. Miss Foster is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.
S. Foster of this city, and Miss
Lawrence is the daughter of Mrs.
E. B. Lawrence, also of Elkin.
THE BLKIN TRIBUNE, ELKIN, NORTH CAROLINA
NBACS FROM THE
\ The Baptist Missionary society
met with Mrs. J. G. Lewellyn
, Thursday evening. The meeting
opened with the hymn for the
year, "How Firm a Foundation."
Devotionals were conducted by
Mrs. Emma Mock. Miss Beatrice
Holbrook, program leader, spoke
on jthe topic of the month,
"Faithful Amid Persecution
Europe." Others who contribut
ed to the program were Mrs. R.
A. Freeman, Mrs. Howard Snow
and Mrs. Paul Chappell.
A linen shower for Thanksgiv
ing was given by the society to
the Baptist hospital at Winston-
Salem. ' After the business meet
ing Mrs. Lewellyn served a deli
cious salad course, tongue sand
wiches and coffee. The next
meeting will be held with Mrs. C.
Mrs. R. R. Smithwick and lit
tle daughter, Mary Martin, spent
last week with relatives in States
Mrs. Emma Mock spent the
week-end with Mr. and Mrs. A.
D. Folger in Mount Airy.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Norman, of
Richmond, Va., spent the week
end with the family of Mr. and
Mrs. Brady Norman.
Mrs. Joe Folger, Miss Fredna
Armfield and Mrs. F. F. Riggs
spent Saturday in Winston-Sa
Mrs. R. R. Smithwick was host
ess to her contract club Saturday
evening. Late fall flowers were
attractively arranged throughout
the rooms. Mrs. P. B. Folger won
high score prize and Mrs. Eliza
beth Bolick was winner of runner
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up prize. At the conclusion of
the progressions Mrs. Smith wick
served an attractive plate of re
freshments, salad and coffee and
accessories typical of Thanksgiv
The Junior class of girls led the
prayer meeting at the Baptist
church Wednesday evening.
Jack Folger, of Mount Airy,
spent the week-end with his
grandmother, Mrs. W. L. Reece.
Mr. and Mrs. Lakey Harkrader,
of Columbia, S. C., were visitors
at the Kenlin Inn for the week
Miss Rachel Beasley and Mr.
Rooke, of Pilot Mountain, who
will wed the sixth of December,
were in Dobson Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Robinson, of
Greenville, s. C., spent a few
days in Dobson last week.
The Baptist Orphanage Glee
club of Thomasville will sing at
the Baptist church next Sunday
morning. The public is cordially
Mr. and Mrs. Kemp Reece, of
New York, Mr. Wilson Reece and
Miss Victoria Hampton, of Mount
Airy, visited Mrs. Emma and
Henry Hampton Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. George Skinner
and daughter, Katherine, of
Muncic, Ind., Mr. and Mrs. Earl
Smith and daughter, Shirley Key,
of Anderson, Ind., spent several
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days last week with their sister,
Mrs. W. A. Holyfleld.
Mr. Walter Ingle, of Ronda,
spent last week with his daughter,
Mrs. S. R. Coalson.
11l Be Over
"What is home without a
mother?" asked a good looking
"Well," replied the sweet young
thing, "I am, tonight."
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Thursday, November 28, 1940
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