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and Advertising
$500 in' Cash as First Prize; $200 in
Cash, Second, and $100 in Cash
Third Prize, Also Five Bonus Com
mission Checks; Ten Per Cent Cash
Commission Paid to Every Candi
date Twice Each Week ? You Can
not Lose .
THE FRANKLIN TIMES announces today a New 1
Year Subscription Campaign which is open to ambitious j
folks living in Louisburg and adjoining territory. Any
man or woman eighteen years of age or ovfir is eligible i
to enter and compete for this grand array of prizes. '
Married or unmarried, it makes no difference ? you are
eligible to enter and share in this grand prize distribu
tion. Young men and women having the consent of
their parents will be considered.
In announcing this campaign the publisher feels
that he is doing his part to help promote prosperity by
offering prizes and a substantial Twice a Week Pay
Check on Tuesday and Friday of each week. The best I
part of it is there will be no losers and there is no limit |
to the amount or size of these checks, as the candidates I
who enter and take part are allowed to make them just j
as large as they wish. This Plan is Definitely New, De
cidedly Different and Perfectly Dignified so that no one ,
may have any fear in entering this drive as it is being
conducted on a very high plane and has been used sue- 1
oefesfully on many newspajjers throughout the country.
It has been endorsed and recommended by many young
women and housewives as a means of earning big divi
dends for any effort put forth.
Everybody Wins
The big and distinctive feature
of the campaign Is the fact tbat
there will be no losers and you
can earn according to your ability
to sell your friend^ and acquaint
Credits will be allowed on all pew
subscriptions and on all old or re
newal or back payments of sub
scriptions. A cash commission will
also be paid on all subscription
money collected, be It new re
newal or back payments.
(Jet Started Now
Your spare time Is all that Is
necessary. $20.00 will be given
for early effort, so enter as quick
ly as you can and start off this
New Year with a nice big bank ac
count. The campaign will open
officially Monday, J^n. 13th. Come
in and get a receipt book and get
an early start. The earlier the
start Is made, the faster the votes
or credits and commissions will
pile up. Where else could anyone
go and have the opportunity that
is now presented to them by THE
FRANKLIN TIMES? And all this
is being offered for spare time
and effort during the next few
weeks. Someone simply has to
fin these prizes and it might as
well be you. The entry coupon
appearing in the large page ad
vertisement Is your self-starter.
Fill it in and mall or bring it to
the campaign manager at THE
TIMES office and he will give you
all the information and details.
Remember your own subscription
pays you a commission and gives
you credits or votes.
Why This Campaign
It Is the belief of the publisher
that this is a good time for busi
ness to undertake new enterprises
as nothing can be accomplished
by idly waiting for the return of
better times. It Is up to every
institution, large or small, to un
dertake new ways and means of
stimulating activity. For that very
reason these pay checks and prises
have been made ready for distri
bution to the people of Franklin
County and vicinity.
Meet The Manager
Come to THE TIMES office and
meet the manager of the cam
paign. He will be glad to fire
you any information you may de
sire as we know he will be able
to help you and to show yoti just
bow to go about getting what you
want in this /Irive.
The Campaign Department is
located in THE TIMES office in
Louiaburg. Phone 283-1. The of
fice will be open evenings until
J: 00 p. m. Now turn to the big
page announcement and read all
the details.
False Alarm
The tire alarm that was sound
ed around four o'clock Bundaj
morning: proved to be a falic
alarm. Upon InrMtlgatlon Itf
company It wa. det.rmln|k
that possibly the cause of th?
alarm was due to a We at th?
Theatre while It was belui clean
ed from . a late show.
The formal opening of the A.
B. C. Store in Franklin County
at Loulsburg was on Saturday
morning, although in reality it
had opened about < o'clock Thurs
day afternoon when ten pints
were sold in order to make Its
opening a reality. Sales were
made all through the day Friday,
although the removal of the drugs
and fixtures of Mr. W. A. Andrews
was going on and carpenters were
at work on remodeling the store
for the A. B. C's. The best of
order prevailed among the large
crowds who visited the store,
some to make purchases and some
through the curiosity to see whis
key sold legally in Franklin. Fri
days sales amounted to $116.15
and Saturdays sales amounted to
$287. SB. At this time the higher
priced whiskeis had not been re
Chief of Police C. E. Pace com
menting on the store stated that
he saw no disorder occasioned by
it and was satisfied that if any
change at all was brought about
it was for the better conditions.
Discussing the question of the
store with Mr. W. N. Fuller,
County Auditor, who is also sec
retary to the Board of Control,
the TIMES reporter was informed
that in each case of the purchase
of whiskey the Board demanded
and received a contract from the
manufacturer or distributor set
ting forth the agreement that no
whiBkles were to be paid for un
til sold and relieving the County
of Franklin of all liability In con
nection with the sale.
It was rumored around town
j Thursday that an Injunction to
(stop the opening was being pre
pared and later that the officers
i in charge had been cited to ap
: pear before the court for con
I tempt, but neither of these rumors
could be confirmed and from all
information the TIMES could get
were only rumors.
Stocks of whiskey and sales
I are continuing In an even and
orderly manner with no apparent
rush or excitement.
The Franklinton store expects
to open today, according to in
formation received here, and will
/occupy the store on Main Street
1 next to the store formerly occupied
i'by Supman.
r ? ? - "
The Y. W. A. of the Loulsbur*
Baptist church will meet Monday
evening at 7: SO with Miss Louise
Williams. Every member Is urged
to be present.
Marie Ingram, Pres.
Edith Toone, Secty.
> Largely due to the effects of
> adjustment program and lower in
' terest rate*, the North Carolina
1 farmer now needs only a third as
' much cotton to pay the Interest
* on his farm mbrtgage as he did
In 1932.
Our Subscription
Campaign Plan
In Brief
The object or this big New
Year Campaign is to increase the
already large subscription list of
this ncwspapor; to collect arrears
and advance subscription pay
ments from present or old sub
scribers, and at the same, time to
afford the live-wire, energetl j
men and women of this territory,
an opportunity to profit in a BIO
way through their spare time dur
ing the next few weeks.
Let it be understood at the very
outset that this is not a "Beauty"!
or "Popularity" contest, but a
legitimate proposition for enter
prising me&.attd women, and ono
in which no element of chance '
enters. Each active participant
will receive a Pay Check every
Tuesday and Friday night.
To The Married Man or Woman I
Enough cash can be earned in
this campaign to start a business,!
lift a njurtgage, help bull,d a
home, refurnish or remodel your
present home or enable you to j
realise the many ambitions that J
cash alone will make possible.
This cash can be earned with a
little effort in your spare time
between now and Feb. 29th.
To The Young Man or Woman
This campaign can mean that '
big opportunity you have been
waiting tor ? a college education,
a trip, some cash to set aside for
the big event of your life. It can
be the means of lifting that big
load from Mother and Daddy. If
you use a little effort in your
spare time you can have your
share of this cash on Feb. 29th.
How (o Enter? What to do
The first thing to do Is to clip
? the entry coupon, fill In your name
! and address and mail or deliver
.to this newspaper at once. This
coupon entitles you, or the person
whom you might wish to enter,
? to 10,000 credits. Only one Buch
< entry coupon will be accepted tor
each participant.
The next step is to call or write
the Campaign Department for sup
ply's. Thus equipped you have but
to see your friends and acquaint
ances and have them subscribe to
this newspaper through you.
That's all there Is to it. However,
you will never get anywhere un
less you make the start ? the ear
J lier the better. Once started let
no one discourage you. Anything
worthwhile ie worth working for.
I Seven short weeks and you may
be adding $600 to your bank ac
count and you know that Is big
j money these days.
I How Credits Are Secured
It takes credits to win, and
they are secured In the following
I way; first by clipping the Free
I Credit Coupons appearing in this
newspaper. Get your friends to
save them for you. The other and
1 faster way to accumulate Credits
| In this Campaign Is by securing
new or renewal subscriptions to
I this newspaper. On each order
! secured, credits will be Issued,
the number varying according to
j the amount paid during the
"period" same are received at the
Campaign Department. (See
schedule of credits in full page
Early Start Means Easy Finish
The advantages of an early
start are manifest. This campaign
is of such short duration that im
mediate action is necessary. Then, I
too, the first in the field will un
doubtedly get thff "cream" of
credits and subscriptions, while
those who put off entering until
a later date will have to take
what Is left. Don't lose valuable
time "waiting to see what the
other fellow Is going to do" but
pitch right in, show the other fel
low how to do It.
Painfully injured
Miss Cranford, daughter of
Mr. H. P. Cranford, was very
painfully injured In an automo
bile collision which happened at
i the crossing of Church Street and
j Sunset Avenue early Tuesday
, morning when the car In which
Cranford car. Both cars were
were riding and the one that Mr.
Lee Butin was riding collided.
From what the TIMES could
learn It sterns that Mr. Cranford's
car was on its way down town on
Sunset Afenue while Mr. Bunn's
car was traveling on Church
Street and the drivers of both cars
misjudged the meeting point.
The Bunn car, we understand,
struck near the rear end of the
Cranford car. Both car* were
Messrs. <J. W. Ford and R. A.
Pearce, visited the horse and mule
markets at Atlanta and other
points the past . week.
Louisburg Kiwanis Club An
nounces Committees For
New Year
Instead of the usual program
Louisburg Kiwanis Club held an
Installation service at its usual
weekly luncheon Friday night at
franklin Hotel. The officers in
stalled were P. W. Wheless. Jr.
President, succeeding 8enator E.
F\ Orifftn, E. R. Allen. Vice Pre
sident, George I. Griffin, Secre
I tary-Treasurer and the following
(Directors ? W. R. Mills. G. M.
Beam. 8. P. Boddie, F. E. Pulley.
| Dr. H. G. Perry, A. Tonkel, W.
B. Tucker. The meeting was a
J most Interesting one and was
largely attended.
The following Committees were
announced for the coming year:
Finance ? Q. M. Beam Chair
man, S. P. Boddie. M. C. Murphy.
Attendance ? G. M Beam,
Chairman. W. L. Lumpkin. Chas.
P. Green. J. E. Fulghum.
Conservation of Membership ?
E. F. Griffin. Chairman. T. Jef-|
fress, H. G. Perry.
Publicity ? A. F. Johnson.
Chairman. T. K. Stockard. Frank
House and Grievance ? C. R.
Sykes, Chairman. E. F. Griffin. ;
E. H. Malone, F. G. Baker.
Agriculture ? W. B. Tucker,
Chairman, F. G. Baker, j. A.
Inter-Club ? A. Tonkel, Chair
man. G. I. Griffin. T. Jeffress.
Public Affairs? T. K. Stockard.
Chairman, J. A. Wheless, W. B.
Tucker. A. Tonkel.
Educational and Vocational
Guidance ? W. R. Mills Chairman
W. C. Stroud. E. H. Malone.
Under-privileged Child ? H. G.
Perry. Chairman, H. H. Josnson.
J. E. Fulghum, W R. Mills.
Music ? W. B. Tucker. Chair
man. G. I. Griffin, H. H. John
son, C. R. Sykes.
Program and Entertainment ?
Frank Pulley, Chairman. O. P.
FitzGerald, W. C. Stroud.
Business Standards ? S. P Bod
die, Chairman, J. A. Wheless. O.
P. FitzGerald. M C. Murphy.
Boy Scouts ? ;E. R. Allen, Chair
man, W. C. Stroud, H. H. John
The Club wll! meet with the
I Farmers Club at the Baptist
[Church basement Friday night at
7 o'clock, instead of at the hotel
! as usual. It is urged that all
members attend and enjoy a
splendid social hour with the
farmers. Dr. Winters of State Col
lege, will speak and a short but
Interesting program has been ar
Sockholder s
To Meet
Lonlsburg Production Credit As
sociation To Hold Open Annual
A very large crowd of farmers
is expected to attend the annual
.meeting of the Louisburg Produc
tion Credit Association serving
the county of Franklin, which
will be held at Louisburg In the
Old Opera House on January 16th
at 2:30 P. M. o'clock, according
to N. C. Phillips, secretary.
At this meeting the annual re
ports of the officers will be made
and two directors will be elected.
One of the speakers will be Mr.
Ernest Graham. President of the
1 Production Credit Corporation of
Not only are all of the nem-|
bers Invited and expected to be
present at the meeting, Mr. Phil
lips said, but a most cordjal In
vitation is also extended to all
non-members who are Interested |
In securing short-term credit for
production purposes.
"Our association is anxious i
that every farmer In our territory !
shall have the opportunity ofi
knowing of the credit service!
which we have to offer," said Mr. !
Phillips "and also are anxious i
that they shall attend this annual ,
meeting to see how the business ,
of the association I* condncted. |
"We will have complete reports
of our year's work at the meeting
and our members will be acquaint
ed with all of the details of our
operation. It Is the policy of our
association to keep our members
thoroughly posted.
"We feel proud of the record
which we have made In the two
years In which we have operated.
Our business the second year
showed a very substantial growth
over the first year and we are
anticipating another substantial
Increase next year as more and
more farmers learn of the service
we have to offer.
Mills P.T.A.
? ? ^
The regular monthly meeting
of the Mills P. T. A. Will be held
at Mills School Thursday after
noon at 3:00 o'clock. We expect
to have a speaker from our State
Board of Health. Everyone is In
vited to come. Bring your frUpdl.
Mrs. J. Y. Bessloy. Pres.
Recorder's Court
All extra large docket greeted'
Judge J. E. Malone and Prosecut
ing Attorney C. P. Green in;
Franklin Recorders Court Tues
day. Many cases were tried and
a number continued. The docket
wa? disposed or as follows:
Walter L. House, unlawful pos
session of whiskey, continued un-|
der former order.
Merriman D. Kearney, abandon
ment. Judgment prayed. 4 mouths
on roads, upon payment of $10
per month to Vashtl Kearney,
Judgment suspended. Appeal.'
William A. Tant, unlawful pos
session of whiskey, continued un
der former order.
Jessie Privett, reckless driving
nolle pros.
Chicken Evans plead guilty to
using profane language on public
highway, and was given 3 months
on roads. '
- James Salomon, was found guil
ty of being drunk and disorderly
and using profane language on
highway, and was given 2 months
on roads.
Jack Wright was found guilty
of operating a bawdy house and
was given 60 days on roads to
be suspended upon payment of
costs and good behavior.
Essau Chllion. breaking and en
tering, transferred to Superior
Leonard Bradford was found
guilty of operating automobile in
toxicated.- and given 60 days on
roads, upon payment of $50 fine
and costs road sentence stayed.
Not to operate car for 12 months.
Lonnie Williams, was found
guilty of unlawful possession of
liquor, and given 4 months on
roads, upon payment of costs road
sentence to issue only upon order
Of court.
-Eugene Thunderburke was
found guilty of assault with dead
ly weapon, and given 60 days on
roads, upon payment of costs and
good behaiver sentence suspend
Frank Pearce, nolle pros with
leave in two cases.
The following cases were con
W. A. Watklns, fraud.
Bud Davis, aaaault.
Alex Bailey, operating automo
bile Intoxicated.
Carl Everett Perry, reckless,
1 driving.
J. T. Alford. assault.
J. T. Alford. assault with dead- 1
lly weapon.
Beamon Stalling*. atSsault with
deadly weapon with Intent to
Robert Carlyle. assault with
deadly weapon.
Foster Martin, assault with
deadly weapon with Intent to kill. I
1. D. Stalllngs and H. E. Stal
lings. assault with deadly weapon
with intent to kill.
Russell Jacnbo, temporary lar
ceny of auto.
Percy SpiTey. unlawful posses
sion of' whiskey. i
New Y ear Changes
Among the changes made so
far during the New Year the fol
lowing are noted:
Mrs. W. E. Beasley has moved
her lunch room from the Burt,
building on the corner of Court
and Main street to the Howell 1
building on Main street.
Messrs. W. A. Raynor and H.
M-. Dickens hare leased the room I
formerly occupied by Mrs. W. E
Beasley and have opened a Radio I
and electrical appliance business
W. A. Andrews has moved his
drug store to the room under the
opera house on Nash street for-'
merly occupied by Dick Parrith
jewelry business, which in turn
has moved to location In one of
front windows in Hall & Hall's
store next door.
Dick Yarborough will operate
a filling station In Prulttvllle.
The Farm Agents and A. A. A.
offices have moved from the
county building on the cornfer of
Court and Market street* to
rooms over the Armory formerly
occupied by the Federal Relief.
Mr. C. M. Oattls has taken >1!
position with Tonkel's Depart
ment Store.
Mr. E. R. Allen has moved to
the W. F. Davis residence on i
Main Street..
Fire Destroys
Fire destroyed the home of Mr. '
C. H. Robert*, about tbree miles
south of Youngsvnie Saturday
morning about 11 o'clock. Host
all the contents of the building
were destroyed including $400 In
money, which was In the room 111
which the fir* was flrat discover
The loss is efttmated at $2000
for the building and $600 for the
contents, in addition to the money,
with no Insurance.
A white leghorn pullet at the
State College poultry plant pro
duced 31$ egg* during Iter pullet
year and In the 518 day* elapsing
aince she laid her ffrtt egg, she
has produced i3S, without taking
thne out tor a moult.
Appoint Cotton
To Arrange Quarters For
Health Department ?
Many Reports ? Approve
Road Petition
The Board of County Commis
sioners met in regular session on
Monday with all members pre
sent. Following the formalities
business was transacted as fol
Report of E. R. Richardson.
Superintendent County Home was
received and filed.
Bill Of Dr. Taylor was approv
ed for $iS.
Mr. Fuller was instructed to
make arrangements for the Health
D. H. Taylor, of Gold Mine
township, was exempted from poll
tax, being a disable veteran.
A petition requesting a road
from Allen Gupton's to new bridge
at Shocco was approved and or
dered sent to Highway Commis
Reports of Dr. R. F. Yarbor
ough. Health Officer, E. J. Mor
gan and W. C. Boyce. County
Agents, and Miss Weaver Home
Agent were received and filed.
With the assistance of the
Sheriff the Board drew juries for
the January and February terms
of Court.
Mrs. J. F. Mitchlner, Welfare
officer, made her report which
was received.
E. M. Speed was appointed
cotton weigher for Franklinton.
J. F. Weathers was appointed
cotton weigher for Youngsville.
Capt. E. F. Griffin was before
the Board with reference to
renting the farm agentB office,
being vacated.
After allowing a number of ac
counts the Board adjourned.
Birthday Ball
Mr. George I. Griffin Chairman
for Franklin County for the Pre
sidents Birthday Ball announced
yesterda|y that he" had secured
Allen's hall for the occasion and
was expecting a much bigger at
tendance tMft year than last.
"When the people of Franklin
County rememfier the epidemic of
infantile paralysis that visited our
County last year, and know the
County will get 70 per cent of
the receipts to combat this di
sease." said Mr. Griffin, "they
will come out in big numbers to
lend' their assistance." He also
told of how the funds fronL last
year assisted In buying braces and
shoes and giving other assistance.
A more complete announcement
will be made next week.
Dies At Age 104
Silas Perry, colored, who lived
In the Pope's neighborhood west
of Frankllnton died on December
23rd, 1936 at the ripe old age of
104 years. Being born in 1820, he
was possibly the oldest person in
Franklin County. Those who knew
him say he served as a servant in
the Civil War, and was on the
pension roll at the time of his
death. He was a law abiding citi
zen never having been in Court
or in contact with the law. and
was honest and Industrious and
liked and respected by all, both
white and colored.
Takes New Line
G. W. Murphy & Son announces
that they have added fertilizer
to their already big line in order
to accommodate a large number
of their customers. They have tak
en the agency for Swifts fertili
zers and also for the Eastern fer
tilizer Corporation. These two
makes are well known in this sec
tion for the splendid results they
bring said Mr. Murphy In speak
ing of his efforts tp always handle
the best of all lines for his cus
tomers. See the announcement in
another calumn.
Program At The
Louisburg Theatre
The following is tbe program
it the Louisburg Theatre begin
ning Saturday, Jan. 11th:
Saturday ? Double Feature ?
Noah Beery, Jr. In "Stormy" and
"forced Landing."
Sunday ? Joan Blojxdell and
Olenda Farrell in "Miss Pacific
Honda-Tuesday ? Joe Penner,
Jack Oakie and Ned Sparks in
"Collegiate." v
Wednesday ? Warner Oland In
"Charlie Chan's Secret." Bank
Thursday-Friday ? Warner Bax
ter, Jack Oakie, Ailca Faye and
Fats Waller in "King of Bnrles
t t t
Last Showing Today ? Erroll
Flynn Olivia DeHarilland. Ony
Kibbee and Ross Alexander in
"Captain Blood."
Supreme Court's Ruling
Pracically Eliminates All
Farm Legislation Pertain
ing to The Agricultural
Adjustment Act
Washington, Jan. 6. ? The Su
preme Court splintered the AAA
? second cornerstone ot the New
Deal ? so completely today that
previously-planned patchwork was
all but forgottea.
An uncompromising 6-3 opin
ion not only wiped out President
Roosevelt's cherished farm-aid
program, but threw a shadow o(
doubt over other recent major
The treasury tonight halted all
processing tax collection under the
law, and said that "for the pre
sent, no checks wlU be Issued (or
benefit or rental payments, or re
funds, or for administrative pur
Treasury officials interpreted
the order, Issued after a tl^ree
hour conference with its counsel,
as halting further salary checks
to AAA's 6.500 full-time employes
as well as part-time workers
throughout the nation.
Farmers have received $1,127.
000,000 since 1933 for reducing
crop production under y^AA's plan
of federal control.
snwiea anence
In shocked Bilence, the adminis
tration leaders were called to the
White House. They talked It over
with the President for two hours.
They emerged saying no decision
had been reached on what to do.
The' White House conferees said
Mr. Roosevelt hoped to find means
under the decision to pay farm
ers who have fulfilled existing:
contracts ? up to their invalida
tion today.
Proposals for a constitutional
amendment were heard immedi
ately ? Just as they were last
spring when the high tribunal un
animously struck NRA's death
Senator Costigan (D-Colo) said
that "unless convinced that other
early action will more definitely
serve the public good." he will
press for action on his amendment
to give Congress the right to reg
ulate agricultural production ? -
and business and industry as well.
Bankhead Irate
The opinion of the court ma
jority. read by Justice Roberts,
was called a "poltical stump
speech" by irate Senator Bank
head (D-Ala). whose cotton con
trol act awaits a ruling by the
Justices on its validity.
Calling the decision "poor law."
Bankhead said he had no doubt
but that the court also would
throw out the cotton act. Then
was similar fear for survival of
the Kerr-Smith tobacco law. the
potato Control act. and similar
farm measures, as well as the
more important social security,
Guffey coal control, and Wagner
labor disputes laws.
Justice Roberts held that AAA
? as the Agricultural Adjustment.
Act was called ? invaded the "re
served rights of states" and was
"beyond the powers delegated to
the federal government."
In a vehement dissent. Justices
Stone. Brandeis and Cardozo de
clared that "courts are not the
only agency of government that
must be assumed to have the
capacity to govern."
Important questions went un
answered in the initial confusion
surrounding the court's action.
As organized farm leaders pro
posed amending the Constitution,
and stock and commodity mar
kets reacted Irregularly to the
news, there was immediate specu
lation on the fate of New Deal
legislation still to face the court s
What will happen, lawyers won
dered, to such measures as the
social security, Guffey coal control
Wagner labor disputes, and other
laws based on the power of Con
gress to legislate "for the general
welfare" ? Which until today had
never been defined or limited by
the high tribunal.
Holding that "Justice Story's
theory" of this power "is the cor
rect one," Roberts added that "he
makes it clear that the powers of
taxation and appropriation extend
only to matters of national, as
distinguished from local welfare."
Get City Tags
Chief of police C. E. Pace 'Is
very anxious tbat all persona in
Loutsburg who are required to
get city license tags get them at
once and display them on their
cars and trucks. He informs the
TIMES that beginning on the
fifteenth of January he will cite
all who are not displaying their
tags before Mayor Webb to be
dealt with. He thinks this will
coat the owners more than the
tag and therefore is anxious that
the embarrassment be eared the
owners as well as himself.
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