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HENDERSON, N. C., THURSDAY, JULY 9, 1931
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NORLINA BrllLLED : CITY PARKIM LAWS i
If-ftOTO CRASH I TO MFORCED:
Harvev 'Weldfl Of Norlina, Loses Life: Chief of Police J. H. Langston an-
*iar\ey * x. ncunced last Saturday to the people
When iuto Runs Into tsus Henderson and Vance County that
Warrnton.jjuly 4.—One person was! the pai'king regulations will be strictly
Icilled and fre others injured here to- i infcrcsd, starting Monday July 6th.
dav about / 12-30 when a Chevrolet 1 Special attention was called to the
aaj aooutj ^ hour parknig law which for the
coupe sm^hed into a Norfolk-Dur- ^ months has not been inforced
ham bus pf the Gresham bus line ■ also parking in front of water hy-
1 * i A/Toiv, ■strAPt i drants, Stevenson Theatre and on the
block ^ro/ Maui Street, I
The atJad man is Hai \ ey Weldon, ^ gjiief Langston is asking the public
popH^r youny boy of Noriina, and! to co-operate with him and the offi-
a member of the local military Com- i cers since there was no desire to make
pany, Co. B. The injured are Mrs. aiiest.
W. H. Harrison of Jackson, cut about
the head and on leg; R. D. Rowe of
Portsmouth. Va., cut about the head;
Billie Lanier of Warrenton. broken
shoulder; M. Fox of Oxford, arm bro
ken and cut; Walter Parish of War-
rer.Ton, side and back bruised. Not
any of those injured were regarded as
being in a serious condition.
Was On Running Board
NATION IS Bi JOB
Won Health Title i
IT IS YOUR DOTY
TO REPORT THE
SCHOOLS PAY AV-
OF m PER YEAR
Among Americar. indstries, elec- ’
_ tricity and gas )*anlc third. The
Ti>e bus was coming from Norfolk seventeen billion dollars in\csted in
and was one block from the main, Pi'ovidmg the nation with the^ two
strett when the Chevrolet driven by j exceeded only by the in-,
Geo^e R. Prescot and carrying Billy i vestment in agriculture and the rail-
Laniei> and Wlalter Parish on the in- 1 roads. ^ |
side and Harvey Weldon on the run-! Supplying the nations n^ds ^}th;
ning board, crashed into the side of; gas ana electncity cannot be consid-|
it from an intersecting street, fractur-, f ed as two separate and distmct in-
Ing Harvey’s skull, wrecking the left, dustries, they aie t\> in sei"v ices. They
side of the bus and causing it to be : go hand m hand, supp ementmg each ;
tiirown against an iron beam on the i "'O^J^^hop and fao-j
right side of the road, which badly i tones. light, heat a^d power which
damaged the side and top of the bus. properly are the products of a single ^
The Chevrolet also was practically i., • i-i. i. *
ruinded. Mr. Prescott was uninjured.. ■ Together they comprise the most
Dies In Doctor’s Office potent force in the advancement of
Weldon was picked up from the, civilization, turning the \vneels of m-
street in a dying condition and rushed , dustry, removmg the loads from the
to the office of Dr. W. D. Rodgers, i backs of labor, making hfe easier and
where he died a few minutes later. | its burdens le^ arduoi^. As yet the
The injured passengers were removed i Pubhc has only supeifipal knowledge
from the bus and also carried to Dr. I the electric and gas mdustrys ope-
Rodgers’ office, where they received! I’atimis, its development and policies,
medical attention The history of the electric gas
Dr. Rodgers was assisted by Dr. q. industries has been one of constant
H Macon progres. Either or both are today
Mr. Lanier was attended by Dr. F.! avialable in Practically every com-
P. Hunter.. M. J. Bishop, driver of j “unity in the United State. Auprox-
the bus, whieh carried five passengers, lately 42,000,000 cusomers are using
w'as not hurt ! them, and more than 1,000,000 cus-
A coroner’s jury empanelled by Cor- 1 tcmers are being added to this tre-
oner Ed Petar this afternoon, claimed.r^sndous total each year. |
that Mr.. Prescott was rssoons;b!e\ for; le.ss than Si-OOp.OOn ^a. i.j-
the acciasnt and recommended he be j'"ested in electric I'Sht and iiower
held for the grand jury under $500 ^ companies. In 1920 $4,100,000,000
bond. The bond was given.' | and during the next ten years rnore
Was leaving For Camp I *han double that of the preceding
The young Noriina man was in ™'enty. ,
Warrenton to leave with the local! Today electric power and light re-
militarv company this afternoon for Presents ^ investment of approx-
camp at Morehead City. He left the “lately $11,800,000,000; manufj^tured
baggage car of the train at the depot gas, $3,000,000,000 and lapidly de-
and came with Mr. Prescott to get one ; , natural gas busmess bnngs
more look at the town before leaving,' the total capita.1 imjstment in sup-
it was said. They were on the tvay P'yu’g hght, heat aiid power to prob-
back to the depot when the accident ably well in excess of $17,200,000,000.
occurred, .Funeral arrangements have ^ri 1900 manufactured gas was used
not been completed but it is under- almost entirely for illummatmg pur-
stood that Mr. Weldon will be buried but m the next 30 years the gas
tomorrow afternoon at Warren PlaUis, industry saw greater development
Billy Fink is pouring out a drink £or Evelyn Jungles. They are
the healthiest boy and girl in Cook County.
STATE DAIRYMEN TO
MEET ON JULY 23-24
Several Prominent Daii'ymen Of the
Country Will Make Interesting Talks
At the Convention Tliat Will Be
Held in Winston Salem _
The second annual meeting of the
N. C. Dairy Association will be held
in the Fair grounds of Winston Salem,
N. C, July 23r and 24th.
An elaborate progi'am featuring
some of the leading Dairy authorities
in the country and an exhibit from
the bureau of Dairlng in Washington,
D. C. has been planned.
The Government Exhibit w'hich
w’ill show many important phases of
the Dairy Industry will be composed
of nine booths. One will contain a
talking cow* which will tell her own
story about the kind ^f feed and care
which will enable you to produce
milk more profitably.
On the morning of July 23rd the
prcgTAm wi'Il be devcted to ih-s disjfes
DROWN IN RIVER
The family of the young boy so bru-
i taliy murdered Saturday morning by
j a hit-and-run driver has the sym
pathy of the entire community..
The section in which the boy lived
is deeply shocked oy tne very sudden
ness and brutality of liis pa:ssing.
Alert, bright and a keen student, the
5’oung fellow had many friends. He
was knov.'n throughout tire commu
nity in which he lived and many
mem'oers of the Country Club knew
him as a capable caddy.
He was en route home from an
early morning trip to the grocery store
and was walking along the road, off
the pavement, it is said, when the
speeding car struck him from behind.
His little body was knocked a con
siderable distance and life apparently
was extinct when -friends reached him.
The body lay by the roadside. But
the driver of the death car paid no at
tention to it, other than to see that
lie had been the cause of a horrible
death. He pushed the accelerator even
„ ,, „ , , , .. ! nearer the floor, if such was ix)ssible,
Daiig-t-tcrs of J. .1. \\ instead Lose Lives i gpgjj gg rapid was his flight
At Dangerous Spot in Tar River i that he almost forced another auto-
Spi-jng Hope. July 2.—The three' mobile over a bridge, a short distance'
daueiiter-; of I T Winstparl of Pra7ipr’s ! accident. A little further up
daughters of J. J. Winstead of Fia^ers stopped to have his fuel
Cross-Roads, were drowned in the j supply replenished, thus indicating
••IndiPii Hole” in Tar River this after- | that the thought of flight was upper- ,
noon at 4:30 o’clock. Tiie girls, wiciilmost in his mind. i
several others, had gone out to wade ini Information is that residents along:
the sireani near Bryant’s Bridge, 1 the highway state that this driver has
which i- located near the Winstead! made a practice of fpst driving. He is;
home and about four miles from Spring said to have traveled the road daily,!
Hope. . The Winstead girls were hand i en route home from his night job at i
in hard. Suddenly they were seen by ' a local manufacturing plant. His '
their companions to go down. Thel, method of driving is said to have in
hole if something iTke a whilrpool and, spired predictions that .some day he ’
drovn;ngs have occured there before. | would meet with disaster. I
The bodies were recovered by use! if such is the case, these residents’
of gi-ippling hooks. First to be should have reported his reckless driv-
found -.vcs that of Pearl, aged 10. Next ing. They should have notified '
v/as bi'ought up that of Marya, 18, the sheriff's olfice that this man -was
and t’ e last Minnie, aged 21. The a menace to public safety, and then;
bMie.^ iff^e not found until about two an investigation could have been
ho;j the ."4;!= sank in the deadly_ ipade. It a ston befn^or*- to his '
_ __ at n;sUst„ltiiiijii norc recklessness, no duubt that little fellow '
Sion of Dairy Feed. Tliat afternoon j rulile.^ The river is very swift at the would be alive today. |
a tour will be conducted to near by! point and it is stated that neither of j Rpcrting such conditions is not a'
Daii*y arm. Here a study will bei the g^.s came up for the second time. | matter of "squealing.” It is a matter of |
made of cows, pasture, lespedeza andi The|iamily was in such distress to-, citizensliip and no conscientious per-
alfalfa. .On the night of the 23rd i night (that no arrangements for the son should fail to do his duty in help-
there will be a banquet at which, funeral could be made. The mother ing to elimmate such dangerous men-
time Dean I. O. Schaub, Director of | cf thd gii-ls died about five yeara ago. ‘ aces to safety.—Winston-Salem (N. C.)
the Extension Service of N. C. State!They tu’e survived by tlieir father and Sentinel.
College will address the Dairymen As- bijothers, one grown and one about ^
sociation. 112 years of age.
On the morning of July 24th W. J. i
Frazier, Prcfe.ssor of Dairy Farming I ir A n n i-»t T infl T»TlTV'n F7 I
of the university of 111. will talk on| LESPEDiiZA
Rural one-teacher schools of the
United States employed 153.306 teach
ers. whose average education docs not
go beyond the high school and whose
average salary is $874 a year, the cur
rent issue of School Life. oHicial organ
of the United States Office of Educa
tion. reveals. The study of one-teach
er schools and the “little red school-
houses” over which they pre.side is re
garded as significant in view of the
national s.urvey of the education of
teachers which tl'.e Federal Office of
Education is now conducting througii-
out the country.
The education office calculated that;
if these 153,306 teachers were to be im
agined as standing side by side, one
eveiy three feet, their ranks would
extend in an unbroken line for a dis
tance of 87 1-10 miles.
TOBACCO TO BE CURED
WITH UNUSUAL CARE
East Carolina Growers To Put On An
Kinston, July 6.—Unusual care will
be used in curing and grading the
now tobacco crop in Eastern Carolina.
Since the harvest will be smaller than
any in recent years, according to
warehousemen and other authorities,
growers will not be so rushed in the
curing season and can give more 1;ime
to the process.
Experts have advised farmers to
cure and grade carefully. Condition
of the tobacco when it reaches market
will have a material bearing on prices,
which promise to be low for inferior
grades, It will be aft unsatisfactory
season at best, in the opinioik of most
Production in this part of the belt
is estimated to be 12 per cent off from
Curing started last week in a very
few localities, and rii^,
witnin Tffo 'tt'eelts' i' is estimated. ~
$350 FOR FIRST
BALE 1931 COTTON
THINGS THAT ARE DUE
SOONER OR LATER
with military -'hoi^^jrs. Capt. Claude
Bowers, Lieut. A. J. Hundley and sev
eral enlisted men remained for the
funeral. They are expected to join First
Liutenant Harold R. Skillman, who
left here with the company this after
noon and other soldiers some time to
morrow night.—News and Observer,
NO RELEASE FOR VANCE.
SHORT TERM PRISONERS
Henderson, July 7.—Sheriff J. E.
Hamlet said today that he knew of
no instruction having been received
here from the office of Governor
Gardner or elsewhere for the release
of prisoners serving. terms of less than
60 days. It has been annomiced that
prisoners doing less time than 60
days would be paroled after July 1, the
date when the State Highway Com
mission took over the maintenance of
all public roads in the State, and also
all county convict camps.
The official parole orders were to
come from the Governor. . It is said
that about half a dozen men doing
time in 'Vance county prison camp
would be set free under the new policy.
Executive Counsel Tyre C, Taylor
stated last night that he had no spe
cific recollection as to Vance county,
but that 296 short term prisoners,
comprising all of those whose names
were furnished to him were released
on June 30, Mr.i Taylor said he
wtould investigate the 'Vance county
than before the advent of electricity.
Today 90 per cent of its product is
used for heating purposes.
PREPARE FOR ACTION
“Breeding of Dairy Cattle for High
Production.” Following this talk W. J. |
Shillings, a member of the Federal
Farm Board will talk on “Orderly
Marketing of Milk."An exhibit of High
producing N. C. dairy cows v/ill be used
by Professor Frazier to illustrate his
The Dairy Association held Its meet
ing in Greensboro last year and there
was an attendance of about two thou
sand people interested in Dairying.
AID TO DAIRYING
Corpus Christi, Texas, July 7,—Tlie.
first bale of 1031 cotton grown in the ;
I United States, brouglit here last week;
by W. M. Thorne, of La Sara,Willacy ■
The growing of Korean lespedeza i County, was bought at auction by the'
should be an aid to dairying in Texas Cotton Cooperative Association
piedmont and western North Carolina ;• today for- $350. [
since it arrows successfully on most of j The bale will be sent to the Ameri- |
the soil of that area.
I can Cotton Cooperative Association at i
(Providence Journal) |
Upon the refusal of the Interstate
Commerce ICommtoision to take the
initiative in an investigation of the i
possibilities of Increasing railroad ■
rates as a means of handling the
problem of recurring monthly deficits
of many of the carriers and of sharp- j
ly decreased net earnings of all the
roads, the rail executives themselves I
have set machinery in motion to |
bring foiTOal requests for Increased |
ra,tes before the commission. It was:
in the hope that the commission, with I
its voluminous data on rates, would'
be able to cover this preparatory I
gi-ound with much less expenditure
of effort and w'ith a vast saving of
tremendously valuable time—for time
is the essence of the situation regard
ing a chsjige in the volume of earn
ings—that the rail managements first
appealed to the Government agency
for its co-operation. As the Apill
earnings repoi"ts begin to come in
the wonder grows that the roads did
not begin the sm’vey of possible rate
changes at a^i earlier date.
P. R. Farnham .dairy extension spe- j New Orleans.
cialist of State College recently m^e
The program this year Ls much more I an inspection of the Korean lespedeza]
elaborate and should attract a large!fields in cabarus County for the pur-’ TO DISCARD BUI 1 UM
gathering of Dairymen from all over]post of studying the crop as an aid.
the state. ,, to dairying. A number of visits W'as i
This will be a valuable meeting for | made to different farms in all sec- I
anyone interested in Dairying and an j tion of the county and the Korean va- I
inspection of the Government Exhibit | I'iety was found on about 21 different
alone will be worth the cost of the‘
trip to Winston-Salem.
LEAVES OF TOBACCO
THE SUN FLOWERS
ARE NOW IN BLOOM
HOW I WISH TO LIVE
I wish to live ■without hate,
•whim jealousy, envy, fear. I
wish to be simple, honest, frank,
natural, clean in mind and clean
in body, unaffected—to say “I do
not know,” if it be so, and to face
any obstacle and meet e\*ery diffi
culty unabashed and unafraid.
I wish others to live their lives,
too, up to their highest, fullest,
and best. To that end I pray that
I may ne\er meddle, interfere,
dictate, give advice that is not
■wanted, or assist when my services
are not needed. If I can help
people, I’ll do it by giving them a
chance to help themselves; and if
1 can uplift or inspire, let it be
by example, inference, and sug
gestion, rather than by in
junction and dictation.
OPENING OF THE
Georgia Starts the Ball Rolling One
Month and a Day Hence.
One can .scarcely realize that the
date on which the several tobacco
markets wUl open is so near at hand.
The Georgia, market will open on
July 28. The crop in that State is
said to be very poor this year, and ads
a starter of low prices it will cause
v.'ide-spread alarm. It is also stated
that the crop in South Carolina is not
as good as it W’as last year.
Practically the same dates observed
last year were announced by the To
bacco Association of the United States
for the opening of the tobacco mar
kets in the southeast this year.
The opening dates follow:
Georgia district, July 28.
South Carolina district, August 4.
Eastern North Carolina district,
Middle belt district of North Caro
lina and ■Virginia, September 22.
Old belt of North Carolina and Vir
ginia, September 29.
Dark 'Virginia district, October 27.
Their Face Follow the Sun From
East To West
The big sunflowers now ih bloom,
turn their face toward the east each
morning to greet the rising sun, then
as the source of light and heat pro
ceeds on his journey across the skies,
the flower gradually turn and keep
their faces toward the sun and when
the time for going down arrives the
sunflowers are facing the west.
It has been observed that at the
break of day the face of the sun
flower swings back to the east to greet
the morning sim.
Creates New Art
Booat the Better
types of soil. 1 Rober.sonville, July 6.—Many farm-
‘T have been made under a mistaken 1 ers in Robersonville township are
oil types and not solely by a few select- j planning to pull away the few bottom
ed demonstrator. This crop should' leaves of their tobacco this season,
impression about the acreage a/id pos- ” Tliat method will result in an in-
ibilitis of Korean lespedeza in Cabar- creased period of tobacco is not cer-
rus County,” he said. “It appears that tain. But it is advanced by those who
the crdp is being grown succesfully by I i^ave recorded the costs of growing to*
a large number of men on different i bacco from year to year that the prac-
have great possibihties on the small I ycg of removing and throwing away
grain fields of western Carolina. In j ^ few bottom leaves from every stalk
the past, these landowners have al- of tobacco will result in a .savmg to!
lowed their small gra n fields to grow grower. !
up in weeds after the grain was har- j^o farmer is advised to pull and
vested. By planting Korean lespedeza! throw away what is commonly known
on the small grain in late winter or | fi,.st primings, but for the sake
early spring, a crop of legume hay j of economy, and as a factor in de
may be harvested from the same ci-eased production, it is believed ad-
The quarter-century reign of the
horseless carriage has seen many de
velopments from the. seedless orange
to wireless telegraphy and wireless
broadcasting of sound. And it will
only be a day or two until we have
the fireless distribution of longdis
tance vision. We now have, accord
ing to a report from New Jersey, the
stingless bee and residents near the
Jersey marshes and beaches will hope
for the time when they may boast of
mosquitole.ss nights. The.se and other
benefits can be confidently expected.
But it appears as if the spineless poli
tician will be W'ith us in the future as
he has been in the past. Also does it
seem as if we are a long way off from
the noiseless town. We seem to be
approaching the marriageless wedding
to bring about a divorceless society,
and if some one can bring about
moneyless criminals we may have
THE PREACHER AND
THE EDITOR AGREE
land in the fall.'
Boy D. Goomman, county agent of
Cabarrus County, is enthusiastic about
Korean lespedeza arid has been the
cause of his county becoming the cen
ter of production n this State. Ca
barrus farmers, however, have not
yet developed the Industry to the
point where they have any great sur
plus of .seed. Mr. Gcodman says
farmr will increase their acreage as
they become better informed about.
the variety and are able to gee the
seed at fair prices.
A number of farm tours to study the
Korean fields in Cabarrus County are
planned for July and August.
visable for him to destroy those leaves
at the bottom, which have touched
the ground or have been bruised in
Mrs. Eimna Pack^ Routt County,
CoL, makes pictures with sticks and
•tOQ«s tbat l^k lilcc oil paiotiaica.
^‘BELIEVE IT OR NOT”
London.—Twenty years ago a Scotch
man made two trips between Paisley
and Saltcoats with his three children,
whom he passed off as being too young
to need train tickets. Recently the
stationmaster at Paisley received a let
ter from the man now living in
America, containing a check for two
dollars, The Scotchman said his con
science was troubling him. “I will
never feel right with God until I make
restitution,” he wrote, adding that his
children had been old enough to re
quire half-fare tickets on the trips
made 20 years ago.
Both Must Use the Whitewash
A preacher came to the editor In
this way: “You editors do not tell
the truth. If you did, you would not
live, your newspaper would be a fail
ure,” and the editor came back at the
minister in this manner: “You are
right, and the minister who will at all
times and under all circumstances tell
the truth abcut his members, alive or
dead, will not occupy hts pulpit more
than one Sunday, and then he w’ill
find it necessary to leave town in a,
hurry. The press and the pulpit go
hand in hand with the whitewash
brushes and pleasant words magnify
ing little virtues' into big ones. The
pulpit, the ijen, and the gravestone
are the great saint-making trium-
vu-ate.” Tlie great minister went away
looking very thoughtful while the edi
tor turned to his work, and told of the
unsurpassing beauty of the bride who
was in fact as ugly as a mud fence.—
Le "Vang’s Weekly.
Richard Coke Marshall, 23, of
Washington, D. C., has just gradu-
ate^from Harvard Law school. He
is a direct descendant of-Lord Chitl
Justice Coke, of England. |
AVERETTE FAMILY TO
HOLD REUNION JULY 19
Will Gather Some Three or Four Hun
dred Strong at Providence, Sunday,
July 19, in Third Annual Reunion.
Notices have been published in papers
throughout the State of the third
annual reunion of the Averette clan,
to be held at Providence ^tation, about
six miles west of Oxford in Granville
County, Sunday, July 19. All members
are urged to be present on this date.
Members of the family, one of Gran
ville County’s oldest arid largest, are
scattered throughout this state and
sections of Virginia, and many are ex
pected to be present on this occasion,
which has proven to be very popular
for the last two years.