An All-Time High
Raleigh ? Drunken driving con
victions in North Carolina reached i
an all-time high in 1947. with 9,- j
059 persons losing their right to
drive because of drunken driving
as compared with 5,928 convictions :
lor the same offense in 1946, the
Motor Vehicles Department an
nounced this week.
During the month of December
913 persons lost their driving
privileges on account of drunken
driving. This was more than dou
bie the 436 who were convicted
of the same offense in December
Total revocations for 1947 were
11.665, as compared with only 7,
| 280 in 1946. Motor Vehicle of
ficials attributed the increase to
better enforcement on the part of
the State Highway Patrol, which
was doubled from 213 to 423 men
by the last legislature.
Revocations and suspensions
processed during December to
taled 1.324 That figure included
33 persons caught driving drunk
outside the State; 81 driving drunk
and miscellaneous; and 46 trans
porting liquor Thirty-two persons
GIRNEY P. HOOD, COMMISSIONER OF BANKS
B \! KfGH. N. C.
REPORT OF CONDITION OF
CITIZENS BANK & TRUST COMPANY
OF ANDREWS HAVE8V1LLE. NVKniY. KOBUINSVII I I IN
THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA AT THE CLOSE
oi B( 8 IN I 8S ON DEI EMBI B il INT.
Cash, balances with other banks, including reserve balances
and cash items in process of collection
United States Government obligations
direct and guaranteed
Obligations of States and political subdivisions
Loans and discounts including S None ?>verdafts>
Bank premises owned $220.127.116.11.
furniture and fixtures $7,871 19
S 9 18.042 . >3
2. .162.348 72
12 ?i4:< 72
Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships.
and corporations 2.657.937 38 J
Time deposits of individuals, partnerships.
and corporations 965.575 30 |
Deposits of United States Government
(including postal savings* 14.470.52
Deposits of States and political subdivisions 298.271 85
Other deposits certified and officers' checks, etc 1 13.771.41
TOTAL DEPOSITS MMMM.M
Other liabilities 46.681 73
TOTAL LIBILITIES not including subordinated
obligations shown below) 3.996.708.39 j
Capital * 100.000 00]
Surplus 100.000 00
Undivided profits 4.573.03 I
TOTAL CAPITAL \CCOUNTS 204.573 01
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL ACCOUNTS 4.201 .281 42 |
* This bank s capital consists of: Common stock with
total par value of $100,000 00
Assets pledged or assigned to secure
liabilities and for other purposes 340.100 00]
I. W D Whitakcr. Cashier, of the above-named bank, do solemnly
swear that the above statement is true, and that it fully and correctly
represents trfe t?ue state of the several matters herein contained and
set forth, to the best of my knowledge and belief
Correct? Attest: W D WHITAKER
Percy B Ferebee
Z. L Whitakcr Directors.
\V F. Forsyth
State of North Carolina. County of Cherokee. -
Sworn to and sbuseribed before me this 10th day of January. 194};
and I hereby certify that I am not an officer or director of this bank.
tLWAYNE ? 8TBATTON. Notary P?Wi<
My commission expires November 19. 1949.
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lost their licenses during th<
month for speeding in excess ol
7$ miles per hour; and 18 foi
reckless driving and miscellaneous
Fourteen lost their right to drive
for larceny of automobiles, and
five for being habitual violators
I of traffic laws.
During December, 288 persons
| were convicted of reckless driving*
as compared with only 264 during
the same month in 1946. However,
a reckless driving conviction does
not require revocation or suspen
sion of license on first offense.
During all of 1947. 4.462 persons
were convicted of reckless driving
During the year. 65.334 persons
I were convicted of other traffic
violations not requiring revocation
or suspension on first offense.
During December, 2.819 persons
oere convicted of speeding, mor
than double the 1.058 persons who
v ere convicted of the same offense
in December. 1 94(1. The December
speeding convictions brought to
2 K237 total speeding convictions
for 1917 During the month, 1 539
persons \v? re convicted for failing
ti have driver's license; 994 for |
driving with faulty equipment.
>" ;9 for improper lights, and 405
for running through red light.
Farmers in this vicinity have
begun their plowing for spring
planting during the pretty days
of the past week
Carolyn Moore has been con- j
tined to her home from having
Dave Burrell and family expect
to move to Gastonia next week
Mr. and Mrs Gwynn McGuire
and children of Maryville sper.r
the week end with the C. VV
Mrs Morrison Moore went to
Hodda-Ynn Gorder hospital in An
drews Saturday for treatment.
Bill Leatherwood is moving back
to this community.
Mrs. J () Galloway and child
ren of Copperhill are spending this
week with ther parents. Mr and
Mrs. Morrison Moore.
B. A. Breedlove has been sick
for several weeks.
Vernon and Hill Thomasson
visited their brother in Blairsvillc
Mrs J. W and Vina Barker
visited Mrs "Hill Thomasson Fri
The Rev. George Wilson preach
ed here Sunday morning.
Mr. and Mrs Dewell Curtis and
baby were dinner guests of tne
C W Thomassons Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Math Leatherwood
?pent Sunday with their son-in
law and daughter. Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Griffith was a dinnei
guests of Fred Breedlove Sunday.
Misses Allie and V'allie Mooiv
wei\ Saturday night guests ci
Mis- Jean Curtis
Mi and Mrs J. VV. Curtis visit
I ed Mr and Mrs. Dewey Lloyd of
' Muipliv Saturday night.
J. 1) Burrell was a dinner guest
>f Bill Barker Sunday.
The Rev. James Truett. pastor,
preached here Sunday night
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Mrs. T S Evans had as week- 1
end guests, her son-in-law and I
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Harry j
Ferguson and son. Tommy, of j
Mrs. J. W Thompson and Mr
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Harry, spent Sunday in Atlanta
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son and son. Bill III.
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hardin and
daughter. Laurie, and Rober*
McCombs returned Saturday to
Oak Ridge after a visit here with
M.\ and Mrs. E. C. Winchester
and family and Miss Ella Mc
Combs. They were called here on
account of the death of Mrs. W. F
Davidson, sister of Mrs. Hardin
ind Mi McCombs, who was killed
in an automobile accident in
Winter Haven. Fla , last Tuesday |
Tom Evans and K. P. Farmer of
Arlington. Va , left Sunday for '
i ten-days' visit in Miami, Fla. j
John Bayless of Knoxville spent !
Tuesday night here with his par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Bayless
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Mr. and Mrs. John W. Friebel
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Final Rites Held ;
For Mrs. Daisy
Funeral services were held
Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock
at the funeral chapel at Marble
cemetery for Mrs. Daisy Braswell. 1
65. of Marble who died in an An
drews hospital Monday. The Rev.
Algia West officiated and burial
v\as in Marble cemetery, with I vie
funeral home in charge. Pallbear
ers were .Robert Revis, Marion
Bruce. Lloyd Lunsford, John
Betti*. Gordon Luther and Wayne
Surviving are the husband, i
of Roan Mountain. Tenn., visited
Mrs. Friebel's father. R. C. Stapled,
over the week-end.
M.\ Staples and Miss Ray has
as guests during the holidays. Mr.
Staples' son. John. Staples, Mem
phis. Tenn . his daughters. Mrs.
C. E. Gorman. Birmingham. Ala..
Mrs C R. Vance. Roan Mountain,
Tenn.. and Mrs. Fred Carrier.
Bluti City, Tenn.
1) Francis Coy has received
word of the serious illness of his
father. Sanford Coy, in Anderson,
lnd . and is expecting to be called
any time to his bedside.
ST. JOHN'S CATHOLIC CHURCH
Schedule of Masses
Bryson City. 1st and 3rd Sunday !
8:00 A M.
Canton. 5th Sunday ? 8:00 A. M.
Cullowhee. 1st Wednesday ? 7:0C
Fontana Dam. 2nd Saturday ?
8:00 A M.
Franklin. 2nd Sunday ? 8:00 A. M
Highlands, 3rd Saturday ? 8:00
Murphy, 1st Saturday ? 8:00 A.M.
Sylva, 4th Sunday ? 8:00 A. M.
Waynesville, Every Sunday ?
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Mrs. Braswell was a member of
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