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VOLUME XLI, NO. 30.
By FRANK P. STOCK BRIDGE
Beauty, like morals, is a question n
of Intitudc; there is no rule of uni
Shakespeare is the one universal
author because he never describes S
his heroines. Juliet was fourteen Wat
and beautiful; that is all he says Leg
about her looks. The Scandinavian | vefe
ran picture her as a majestic blonde, lota
the Kaffir as a coal-black Venus, the
The Juliet of the Chinese has slant- t*an
ing eyes; to the Spaniard she must Can
^ have the long black lashes of the Con:
cow-eyed Andalusian Moor. Con
It is a fortunate thing for hu- Gol(
manity that tastes in beauty differ, the
tsven the movies have not been able Leg
to standardize the feminine ideal. | or <
j | con?
The U. S. Aircraft Carrier Lexing- necc
ton is tied up at a pier in Puget adct
Sound, while her engines are turn- dept
ing the dynamos which generate clec- cea?
trie current for the cities of Tacoma quit
and Seattle. This is a good use for Leg
a ship of war. It Suggests a way of and
making our Navy earn its keep. opp<
It is also an illustration of what ar.d
happens, sometimes, to water power, then
Tacoma and Seattle get their nor- due
rhal municipal supply of current from 1 SOct
j hydio-clectrie plants which the cities' Unst
own. The unusual drought in thejmur
j Northwest reduced the flow of water ions
and cut down the production of olce-jemr
r ricity. The great power companies j on t
regard waterpower as valuable only havi
as ao auxiliary to steam plants, which ico
v are already generating twice as much dauj
current in America as all the,water- men
power nut together, in most cast nriii
more cheaply. ~ men
The commonest of all metals, more sal
than twice as common as iron, alum- tent
inum was a curiosity at the Cent en- as t
nial of 187(> and only came into gen-| war
eral commercial use when the har-1 pow
nessing of Niagara Falls made the idem
electric furnace economical. Alloyed] imp
to give it strength, its light weight cd I
make* it more useful than steel in fore
hundreds of applications. The larg- dee?
est airplanes are built of it. can
Now a project is on foot to cast 44
automobile bodie? in otic pioce_ out tviei
of aluminum. That will still further earl
reduce the co"?t Slid weight of motor ^bu
The lighter the csr. the le.ss do
gas, the less Wear on tires. The time trie!
will come when a serviceable auto- cers
mobile will sell for not more than atte
$250, and run 50 miles on a gallon and
of gas. gre?
The only independent persons are men
thoso who own land. The only conn- olin;
trie , who people care enough about we
them to fight for them are those yeai
made up largely of individual land- igna
owners. When the common people to F
wet'.1 peasants only the land-owning to s
nobles with their hired soldiers went essa
to war. this
In many states corporations are port
forbidden to own land except for arra
their own business purposes. The to 1
Government is trying by every pos- eloc
f.- ?.? -11 -< -?ki:?
'<k.uiu v*? ?;*-.* <*.11 v?i cue (juuhl wnC
lands into the hands of individual will
owners. That is the only safeguard and
for the nation's future. Land is the Wei
one commodity which is limited in tees
supply and unlimited in demand, mar
Sooner or later some other nation thei
will try to take the land away from Thu
use If we own it as individuals we acti
will fight for it; if it mostly belongs Frit
to a few persons of wealth we will by
let them do the fighting and pay tant
tuxes to the new owners if the old to t
ones are beaten. the
The food faddists have been will
preachinir against the eating of meat ?adi
for many years. Except in certain
j types of disease, intelligent physi- evy
ft cians tell their patients to eat meat tngc
J- freely, as nature intended that they c't!J
should. Even in cases of high blood us
pressure, modern mo men practice is the
not to cut out nio doctalo counter- so 1
act it by the Yftrmev; m.,-jng of the 'car
. juice of erahool teacher.we
Stefanss'O matter; but it explorer, of c
lived for - us a whole?y, exclusive supi
diet of mfejudice?who k10s do, with- ?>g
out ill eft nor Piedmor.-.h Sound Es- '
kimos, s< who will thinl.jHan reports, f'cc
eat only'O think; anc that raw, as mer
they do will be true to make a resi
fire! Men who will. f93
Sensibl not too nar; continue to 011
4 oat whate'ions. Pick tin'digest and as ran]
a rule wio is not opin> and happier <'m
lives thaiimself, but wi worry about met
their diet, view, as they. dati
of.the State j E
""suggestions as t'TNT" Wa
TO THE >o should be run. Asa
-s stimulate interes^^yY Gre
"" illing to recei' ing
We are anxious fo?lona' 'f attend ?; ;
the Farmers test?tore .sr old in -a;
Boone on the 28th, 29th, and 30th '
of January. You are expected to be
leaders in every progressive move- ij
ment- You will need the information jjr
to better fit you to improve the community
where you teach and especially
to teach and train the boys and F
girls of your school to make thrifty posi
It will not be possible for a num- Sou
ber of our teachers to attend, but E
we have about one hundred teachers aire
whose schools have closed. This will cna
L he a good time to shine. out
\ SMITH HAGAMAN, ligh
f' County Superintendent, gan
A. Non-Partisan Ne'
} conduct drive
it Post to Participate in "Round- j
p" Week. Hon. Joe Murphy to;
peak at Courthouse Tuesday Eve- j
ino;. J.inuary 28. Township Com- j
littees named by Norris to Make |
itensivc Drive for New Members.
pcncer Miller, Commander of the
auga Post l'lO of the American ?
ion, was interviewed today with
rcnce to the participation of the
1 post in the week designated by
State Commander of the AineriLegion,
Department of North
jlina, as "Round-up Week." Post,
imander Miller first quoted State
inlander George K. Freeman, of;
Isboro, as having said: "This is!
-J* iL- \?-?: I
CICV tllLII \ e it l ? ! lliu IIM'llVilll I
ion's existence and we find great-!
lenmrid being made upon us for
lU'Uctive work, than ever before,
ranks of our disabled comrades I
constantly increasing making,
issary continued leadership for,
juate hospitals. The number of i
?ndent orphan children of ourde-j
ed comrades is increasing, reing
a large membership in thej
ion to furnish funds, leadership!
administration to insure them;
irtunities to which their fathers';
mothers* heroic service entitles}
n. The restlessness of our people!
to adverse conditions in many \
ions of the State demands some;
dfish organization to lead in com- j
lity service. The growth of opinsubversive
to our form of gov-'
11 opt require constant vigilance;
he part of men and women who
ng dedicated their liVes to scrv=
of State and Nation stand utinted
in the face of such move- i
ts for strict adherence to thej
ciples upon which our govern-;
t Avas foundvd and i>> the observ- \
1 of which it has been main
ed. These and the supreme imance
of seeing that the Uniycr-j
Draft bill (which will certainly
I to take the profit out of war,
his bill provides that in case of I
monev-nower as well as man-1
or shall he drafted). and other
a!ids to ex-service men are so
['Hint: that the Legion has decide]
:o put these matters frankly beevery
ex-service man and en- j
.'or to enroll them ill the Ameri-1
Legion before February 1.
In the past |Ve have not really \
il to secure our membership so |
y," continued Commander Miller, i
t this year we feci that we shouldl
so In order that our Post, dis- i
t, division and department offi-i
may devote their full time and
ntion to these pressing needs,
that the Legislature and Conis
may know that our large memihip
entitles us to speak for the
We now have more than 7,500:
libels o? the Legion in North Cara,
by far the largest membership
have ever had at this time of
. Commander Freeman has desited
the week of January 26th
ebruary 1st as "Roung-up Week"
iccurc 0,800 more members necry
to give us our State's quota
year. On Monday, the 27th, the
will set to work its committees
ingir.o- for a meeting of the Post
lie held Tuesday night at 8 o'k
at the Courthouse in Boone,
n Hon. Joe Murphy, of Hickory,
deliver and address on the aims
purposes of the Legion. On
1??..,...,,,1 V. ?1.
will canvass every ev-scrviee
i of the community to afford
n an opportunity to enroll. On
rsday active posts will assist less
ve posts in this work, and on
lay this post will send its cards
special courier to the post adju.
where they will be turned over
he district conimander. Saturday
district commander will personaldispatch
these cards from that
it to department headquarters,
artment (State) headquarters
announce the results over the
0 Saturday night.
1 wish to appeal to each and evcx-service
man to attend our
iting Tuesday night. I hope our
sens will recall their pledges to
hack in '18. and '19 and attend
meeting on Tuesday, January 28,
hat they may learn how we are
rying on' in peace time the work
started when obedient to the call
lur country and inspired by their
port, we served our country durthe
. W. Norris, post membership ofr,
has appointed the following
i as membership officers in their
icctive townships for the year of
0. You are urged to be present
January 28th, and help to arge
for a county-wide membership
e. also try to secure as many
nbers. as possible before that
loone,' ~Stuurt' -Barnes, Lionell
rd; Beaver Dsns, Hill Eggers,
tteece; liairt Mountain, Kalph U.
er; Blue Ridge. Nile Cook; BlowRock.
Fved Penncll; Cove Creek,
F. Horton, Marvin Thomas; Elk,
f E. Kouck; Laurel Creek. Dewnvuiiuger;
Meat Camp, L. E. Wil,
R. G. Burkett; North Fork, Clint
mas; Stony Fork, Walter Watson;
wneehaw, H. H. Shook; Watauga,
'ines aggregating $800 Were im?d
on four Greensboro, N. C., men
;sted in Georgetown County,
th Carolina, on the estate of Isaac
Emerson, Bromo-Seltzer milllion:
of Baltimore, last Sunday, on
rges 01 nunting Ui SfiflHEBB
of a season, and hunting with a
it, Alfred A. Richardson, State
le warden, announced today.
wspaper, Devoted to the
, WATAUGA COUNTY. NORTH CA
Urge Farmers of County'
To Attend Farm Meeting
The coming Farmers Institute
will be a fine opportunity for farmers
to get much needed information
on better farming, especially
soil improvement. Every aCre
could, with reasonable, proper
treatment, be made to produce t
twice in money what it is now j
Gpme, you can't iosc. You can j
gain in information and in operation
, and therebv help yourself,
your family, your neighbor and
H. J. HARDIN.
As a dealer in livestock, and
knowing what it would mean to
the county if wc had all the farms
stocked with high grade cattle and j
more of them. I want to urge every
farmer, large or small, to attend
the Farmers" institute to be
.held in Boone next week.
It :s an opportunity to get information
that wc all heed just
ARL1E W. BROWN.
It seems that the Farmers' Institute
should appeal to every
farmer w.'.io wants to improve his
soil, grow better crops, have better
livestock and have a better knowledge
of marketing. Never before
h?.? a faculty of highly-trained people
ever come to us for three days.
If the people of this county will
take advantage of the opportunity
it will mean much to them.
B. B. DOUGHERTY.
1 have just learned of the Farmers'
Institute which is to be held
at the Appalachian State Teachers
Collope on January 28, 29 and 30,
and want to congratulate the farmers
of Watauga County on having
an opportunity to hear trained men
discuss farm problems of our county.
1 intend to attend every meeting
because 1 know that it will be
worth at least ?150.00 per ye-r to
me to learn how to prevent and
cure grubs and stomach worms in
the few sheep which 1 own.
i sincerely hope and believe that
every progressive farmer in Watauga
County will attend every one
ot these meetings.
BAXTER M. LINMEY.
In our opinion no more forward
step looking to the best interests of
Watauga County has been taken in
several years, than the campaign
launched by the citizens of this
county for better livestock, more
production and greater economy
along all agricultural lines. As a
result of these efforts we .Save
called together some of the best
heads in North Carolina to discuss
with us the all-important questions
of livestock, horticulture, soil
improvement and marketing, which
we believe will ultimately place
Watauga County in the high position
she deserves to occupy in the
farming life of North Carolina.
Our county is sua agricultural
and liv^itArlf ??J L.
perity will be measureil exactly in
proportion. to the degree of success
attending her agricultural endeavors.
We helieive our farmers
prosper in proportion to fc'ie intelligent
thought they give their problems,
and the Farmers Institute
next week offers a free and equal
opportunity for all Wataugans to
receive an authoritative education
along every farming line. A more
intensive farming program, in our
opinion, will result in several hundred
thousands of additional assets
to the county each year and
thus increase bank deposits, Building
and Loan subscriptions, and
promote a financially independent
citizenship. Our officials are practically
to a man, not only interested
in farming, but are active farmers
themselves, and they consider
the problems of the farmer their
individual problems. Meet us at
the Institute and let's have a pleasant
and profitable time together.
W. H. GRAGG, Secretary.
Appalachian State Colleec defeat
ed Campbell College by the score o/
25-17 in one of the fastest played
games of the season on Friday night
at the College Gym in Boone. Campbell
College dreW first blood by rcgsitering
from the court when Reeves
shot a lor.g one.
Campbell had a five-point margin
before the Mountaineers counted.
Hinson and Fulkerson rang up two
pointers and O'Hare tied the score
at. five all with a foul shot. From
this time on the Mountaineers took
the lead and were never headed.
The first half endfcd with the score
l'J-U in favor of the Mountaineers.
The second half was slow with Campbell
College outscoring the Mountaineers.
Reeves was high scorer for
Campbell and led the attack, K. Hinrc!t
Icd.tHsL t'pdi'v for' the Mouira
taineers. Canipe, captain of the
Mountaineers, played a fine defensive
Best Interests of Northwes
iROLINA. THURSDAY JANUARY 23,
Veek is Ha
inger of Pi
Three-day Farm Educational Course
to Be Held on January 28th, 29th
and 30th at State Normal College.,
Complete Program Has Been
Drafted and Approved.
Dr. E. C. Brooks to Be
the Principal Speaker
Other* From State College Will
Bring Valuable Information to Watauga
Farmers. Practical Demon-'
s*irations and Entertainment to Be !
Definite announcement was made'
Monday of the program drafted for:
the first annual Watauga County
Farmers Institute, which is to be held
at the College Auditorium next Tuesday.
Wednesday and Thursday This
important meeting comes as the culmination
of several months of agitation
on the part of the Watauga
Livestock Association, with the co-operation
of eight other institutions,
and in the opinion of business and
agricultural leaders, is likely to usher
in a new era of success for Vocal til
lists of the soil, stockmen, poultrymen;
dairymen, and all others who
: engage in any branch of agricultur
In the early days of the Watauga ,
| Livestock Association, the holding >1'
ia farmers institute was laid down 1
a or.e of the definite goals of the J
organization .and through the co-opc
i at < 'i of~Il\e fdUowiUg instiuuions.C'
tV.e dream has become a reality : State
Agricultural College, Appalachian
Stat e Teachers College, Watauga I
| County Bank, Bank of Blowing Rock,; \
! Peoples Bank. Building and Loan As-j
: soeiation, Civilan Club and the Wa-j 1
j tauga Democrat. I J
j B. 1>. Dougherty, CI. P. Hagaman,!
j Granville Story, \V. H. Gragg, W. W. | :
j Mast, Hanison Baker arid Smith Ha-' !
j gaman were appointed as a commit-1 J
too to work out the manifold details |j
for the assembly, and the lirpgrayn |
they have drafted and which has been 1
approved gives promise of ,three days
j of agricultural .cdueatmn which_bavo _
i been arranged with an idea of solv- j
j ing the intricate problems confront- J
ing lh| average mountain farmer.
The principal address of the threedav
session will he delivered at 2 '
o'clock Thursday afternoon by Ey
E. C. Brooks, president of the State ,
Agricultural College, and will end 1
the first session of the institute,
which, according to its sponsors, is
j expected to he an annual affair hereafter.
At the opening of the first session
j on Tuesday morning, P. M. Hen|
dricks, county agent of Caldwell, one
: of the most able farm authorities of
j the mountain region, will discuss
j "Watauga County Agriculture" in a
I general way, and will speak specifiI
callv on the "Production of Daily
1 Prnriiin** ?' P
! agent of Ashe County, also a known ! !
: authority, will discuss "Sheep Pyo- '
j duction for Watauga County.'* At
i the afternoon meeting of the same
day Mr. Turner will speak on "Beef *
j Cattle Production."
On Wednesday at 9::i0 a. m.. Mr. j j
j C. F. Parrish, Extension Specialist!
j of State College, Raleigh, will dis-j 4
! cuss "Poultry Production in Watauga j J
County," and will be followed by a]5
j discourse 011 "Marketing." hv R. B.
! Etheridgc, chief of Division of Mar~J
; kets, Raleigh. In the afternoon H. R. J
i Nisw'onger, Extension Horticulturist
of State College, will give in valua- j
i ble information on "The Growing of
i Horticultural Crops," including cab- J
bage, potatoes, beans and all kinds
| of vegetables and flowers. Charles J
j Baird. county agent of Avery County, j
will speak from kindred subjects.
Thursday morning "Farm CropjJ1
j and Soil Building" will be the topic 1
; discussed by S. J. Kirby, extension *
I agronomist; State College, and J. L. I
1 Walls, teacher of Agriculture, Pat-j(
! tfiimn SeKobl will 1 . '
i experiences alone this line. The sub-1 '
i jeet for the address by I)r. Brooks j
i in (hi afternoon has not been u.i-j*
I nounreil. j ;
| "The Growing and Marketing of j
| Tobacco," especially a3 would effect | j
j the mountain farmer, will be dis-! '
j cussed some time during the sessions 1
j by the farm demonstration agent of
Joliusun County, Tenn., who has 1
demonstrated the feasibility of grow- 5
in<r small cash crops of the weed in
Besides being really "a school" tor '
farmers, the institute will almost- take 1
on the proportions of a fair. Sheep,
livestock and chickens of the differ- '
ent breeds will be brought there and
experts will give special demonstrations
on the treatment of diseases of
sheep and general cave of the flock, j
as well as livestock and poultry. ,
I Stockmen and poultry raisers are ex- ;
pected to be especially interested in .
the practical demonstrations conduct- j
ed by these gentlemen. j
The committee has also provided
excellent singers and good old-fashioned
music will be an enjoyable fea-j ',
ture of each session.
The sponsors of the institute feel
that in wringing to the county the3e 1
various unquestioned authorities on
the different branches of farming .
they have provided in effect an education
for Waliugi farmers right at
(Continued on page eight.)
t North Carolina
tiled as I
Accommodations Are u
Provided for Farmers *
Those attending the Farmers* n
Institute from the various sec- ?
tions of the county, who would J-*'
like to spend one or two nights in ' "
Boone so as to take in the entire j
course, will be accorded, free of i w
-I r . . . '
tnarsje, a comiorwDie bed and ?
plenty to eat by the citizens of ||
the town, provided they make their
intentions known to some member
of the committee at once. This offer
applies to all bona fide stock- "
men, farmers, dairymen, poultry- .
men ?*" other* engaged in any ^
branch of agriculture, and who I1
are interested in bettering their "
conditions to the extent thai they u
attend all sessions of the Insti- e
tute while in Boone.
The people of Bcone welcome
you and want to entertain you du- ! V
ring your visit, but it will be necessary
for you to communicate V
with one of the following commit- \
tee members at once to insure ac- ' j1
commodations: B. B. Daughterly,
G. P. Hagaman, Granville Story, . 1
W. H. Graf;j., W. W. Maal, Harrison
Baker, Smith Hagaman.
zaak Walton League
Will Be Organized 1
Mr. Harrison Baker, county game f
varden, is in receipt of a letter from ! r
J. li. Finlc-y, of North \Vilkeshoro.j h
president of the Wa'tonian Council: r
>f North Carolina, in which the of-! i:
"icial asks that as many representa-1 h
ive sportsmen as possible meet with | I:
tini in Boone on Monday evening ati b
J or 8 o'clock for the purpose of or-;
ranizing an Izaak Walton League,
?.olonel Bullock, from national head- r
quarters, will be present to explain a
r.ne organization and its Junctions. | i:
Mr. Baker is making every effort 1 h
lo hare as msr,y sjwrts^c:1. as- *>???;-li
blc meet with these gentlemen." All >re
urged to attend, as Colonel Bui- ?
lock can only he here otic time, and *
>nly on next Monday evening. h
1 j s
News Notes From the | J
State Normal College |
(By J. M. DOWNUM) v
The Appalachian State Teachevs a
College has completed more than halt v
the winter quarter. The enrolment h
it this date is exactly 101 more than t
vere ever registered before at this li
late and 50 more than at the close
>f the spring term last year. No pre- 1
:etling regular term has ever equaled t
ast year's. There are now on roll r
>85 students, about one-third of D
:hese being young men and two-thirds r
roung ladies. The authorities are t
gratified at this unusually good en- r
umiciii, ana are planning to m?.KC ?
his the very best year, rendering the o
jest service and most helpful in ev- c
;ry why, so -i. to prepare the young i
icople to render the most, helpful e
service to the children of this and t
A very interestig basket ball game I
vas played on Saturday night be- s
ween the young men's team of the n
Appalachian College and the team a
vom Biltmore, in the college gym- ri
lasium here. It was a close game 1'
hroughout, the visiting team leading
luring the first part of the game, h
rut the A. S. T. C. young men soon 1
aught up and went ahead and led f
ill the rest of the game, closing with ?
i score of !\2 to 29 in favor of the o
Appalachian boys. c
On Saturdaj' at the chapel oxer- a
rises a very appropriate and well Y
Presented exercise was given in honor n
>f Generals Lee and Jackson, Miss c
Gladys Payne giving the History of r
latksnn and Mr. Houser of Lee, both t
reing expressed in a fine way and
reautiful and appropriate language.
\t the close Or. Dougherty expressed
limself as unusually well pleased
.vitn the manner in which these fine l
,*oung people did their par.t, and com-?-1
iicnded them most heartily for
Dr. B. B. Dougherty and Professor
Herman. Rfegers"-returned on Friday
from a trip to Cullowhee on a 1
natter of business. i
VESSEL DRIFTS AIMLESSLY
ACROSS ATLANTIC OCEAN ,
Details of the remarkable expe- ]
"lenoes of the crew and passenger? .
:>f the sailing vessel Neptune, which \
in forty-eight day? drifted clear .
scross the Atlantic from Newfound !
land to Scotland, were told recently I ,
The ship, whose home port is St. \
lohn's, Newfoundland, was within 30 1
miles of it when severe storms swept
her out to sea. The lighthouse boat
Hesperus brought the Neptune into j
Tobermory, Scotland, on Thursday. :
Captain Joe Barbour, of St, Johns, ;
said: "I was quite ignorant of my
position, for our usual route was scl- ,
dent cut cf sight of land Tt wan a \
terrible ordeal and we never expect-1,
ed to see shore again." 11
$1.50 PEK YKAK
FR iSRLIN TOPIC
Ai" CIVITAN MEET
rogram at Thursday Luncheon Meet
Centers Around "Father of Thrift**
and His Teachings. Talks Made by
Several Members on Thrift Week.
"Poor Richard's" Maxims Recited
by Members in Answer to Roll Call.
A "Thrift Week" program of unsual
iterest was given by members
f the Boone Civitan Club at their
eekly luncheon meeting held last
hursday noon at the Daniel Boono
otel. With President George Hagarnn
presiding and a large number
f members and visitors present, the
elebration of Benjamin Franklin's
bthdav was entered into with spirit,
acli Civitan answering to roll call
ith one of "Poor Richard's" philojphical
maxims. The variety and
uiijui wi tiiese wist: sayings oi mc
Father of Thrift" provided many
The program committee, composed
f George K. Moose ana J. Frank
loore, had worked out an excepionally
useful round of discussions,
rordon Winkler, one of the town's
?adiiio- insurance men. read a vai
able manuscript on "insurance,"
xplaining in detail the investment
idc of the business.
W. II. Gragg. secretary oi the Waluga
Building and Loan Association,
olio wed, centering his well chosen
emarks around "Own Your Own
lome." Mr. Gragg went back to the
ormation of the first Building: and
ioan Association more- than one huTired
years ago in Philadelphia and
raced the growth of that homeuilding
institution through the years
f its remarkable growth. According
> his. talk, the United .States, though
omparatively small on the map of
he world, is the greatest home-own?g
country under the sun, and that
his feeling of ownership is one of
he stronger. I safeguards of oil!
resent liberty. "A man will not
ight for his boarding house, his
ooming house or his rented house,
ut when, you encroach upon his
ig'tit$ in his own home, you are gong
to get a good 'scrap' on your
ands." Mr. Gragg closed his timely
alk with a poem on home-ownership
y \Vuj| Mason.
George P. Hagaman, cashier of the
i> ! ? s
? XiOVtlira IM1IIIV, UftCtl SUVtrUI
uinutea explaining the family budget
ind safe investments. The local
tanker used as the foundation for
tis arguments on budgeting the famlv
funds, the National budget, the
*tntc budget, and the county buu^
jet, averring that these recently ;.nineurated
tad saved the tax papers untold thouands
of dollars, and that the same
nethods, applied in the home, would
>ut each and every household on a
ound and secure basis. The siieaker
irged every wage-earner to live withn
nis Income and, ii possible, to lay
iack a little each week for the proerbial
"rainy clay." Mr. Hagaman's
dvice to investors was that they inestigale
before buying stocks or
onds, reminding club members that
he safest investments do not earn
George K. Moose, manager of the
>oone Drug Company, used as a
heme for his three-minute talk, "Fitancc
and the Bank Account." Mr.
loose recounted some early expeienees
irr the business world as tesimony
for his arguments on systenatic
business methods, and advised
he use. of a bank account as a means
if keeping track of expenditures. He
losed his talk with a plea for thrift.
mpressing trie necessity of system,
conony and, oftentimes, frugality in
he business world.
T. E. Bingham, of the law firm of
lingham, Linhey and Bingham,
poke on "Making a Will." Kis renarks,
while more or less of inforiutive
nature, were sparkling with huior.
and provided one of the most
ucid spots on the program.
R. F. McHade, manager of Spainlour's.
Inc., used the theme, "Pay
foui Bills," as the nucleus for a
e%v minutes' talk. A dollar paid on
bill, according to Mr. McDadc, '"ill
liange hands many times in the
curse of a few days. In other words,
, dollar naid to the doctor enables
lim to pay the mill-man: the milklan
to pay the grocery-man. the groeryimm
to pay the landlord, etc.,
nany individuals being benefited byhe
"Sharing With Others." was the
(Continued on page eight.)
riiggins Will Seek to
Succeed Porter Graves
?: ~\ %
State Senator C. W. lliggins, well
cnown attorney of Spai-ta. accordng
to authoritative advices, is ex
>ected to be a candidate to succeed
>olicitor S. Porter Graves, whose re
irement was recently announced.
Vlr. Higgins has served his county
n the Lower House of the State
Legislature and last winter represented
his district in the Senate, and
las a record of fifteen years of successful
!ej?l practice behind him.
rhe district corujinats Ashe, Allt
rhanv, Surry, Forsyth, Caswell and
Rockingham counties, and Mr. Higfins
is well known throughout the
Close friends of Mr. Higgins th?nk
it likely that he will be unopposed
in the primary, and he is' expected toreceive
the backing of Democratic
leaders all over the territory.
Solicitor Graves retired on account
of ill health, after having served continuously
for 28 vears. He is expected
to return to private law prarVC3