Scared Woman Forgets Lame Foot In Fright Hickory—"Pleas” Horton, local negro employed by Dr. C. B Yount, momentarily terrorized dusky resi dents of Thirteenth street here when he lost control of his employ er’s brand new automobile, 1 ut the spectacular wreck apparently served ■to cure Cora Wilfong’s "crippled” foot. Horton was making ’bout 80 miles an hour” down the street, witnesses said, when the automo bile crashed into a tree, then car eened into a nearby house. The dwelling occupied by Cora and sev eral other negroes, was knocked off its pillars and the chimney was torn down by the impact, according to Police Chief E. W. Lentz. Cora had suffered burns on one foot over a year ago, the chief said, and had not used the crippled mem ber in walking since that time. However, in the excitment, she sprinted out into the yard with the greatest of ease. Horton, unhurt, was jailed on a reckless driving charge. Ignorance Of Bible Disturbing Mouzou Lynchburg, Va.—Bishop Edwin Mouzon, of the Methodist Episcopal church, South, says he is “deeply concerned” over public ignorance of the Bible’s contents. He said answers made by 18, 434 Virginia high school students to a questionaire showed: Sixteen thousand of them could not name three prophets of the Old Testament. ' "welve thousand could not name the four gospels. Ten thousand could not name three of Christ’s disciples. “If it is like this in Virginia, then it is likely to be worse al most anywhere in the country,” the scholarly churchman, whose residence is at Charlotte, N. C., said. # * * * * * SACRED BABOON * * BORN IN CAPTIVITY * * _ * * Colorado Springs—A female * * sacred baboon in the Cheyene * * Mountain zoo here recently * * caused a stir in zoological cir- * * cles when she gave birth to a * * baby baboon. * * * * « * « * « * * I Bombing Possibly Was Only A Joke Baltimore—Officers investigat ing the bombing which scarred the lawn of Mayor Howard W. Jack I son’s surburban home balanced a theory of political enmity against a possibility that the blast was a I practical joke. The mayor himself took little I stock in the theory that enemies he had made in public life were responsible for the bombing. "Fve signed ordinances that some people didn’t want,” he said, "and, as mayor, Fve done a num ber of things which have been | criticized by particular groups, | people have been taken off relief. But I haven’t the remotest idea of who could have done it or what their reason could have been.” The theory that the bomb was set off as a joke was held by Dr. Albert W. Wood professor of ex perimental physics at Johns Hop kins University, who has been call ed in as a consultant in the case. Dr. Wood said he believed the ex plosion was "only a joke or a scare bomb, intended at the worst to intimidate.” "It was only a gesture,” said he. probably dynamite, because the chief force of the blast was ap parently downward. Police inves tigators believe that no more than one stick of dynamite was used. - I Drunken Driver Arrests Climb Raleigh—The State Highway pa trol reported arresting 309 drunken drivers in March, compared with only 188 in February, while total March arrests were 2,311 compared with 1, 00 in February. Last month 2,049 persons were convicted of highway law viola tions, being levied an aggregate of 578 months and 13 days in prison, fines of $24,819 and costs of $17, 003. The patrolmen recovered stolen property valued at $13,623. SOLONS COME TO BLOWS Frankfort, Ky.—The House of Kentucky’s General Assembly was thrown into confusion when Rep resentative Marion McCarthy, Democrat, Blackford, struck Rep resentative John B. Mollette, Re publican, Van Lear, knocking him to the floor, and Marion Howard, aide to Governor Chandler, took a pistol away from Mollette. • Patronize Watchman Adver tisers. I In TAe WEEKS NEWS l THE CIRCUS COMES TO NEW YORK—The Ringling Bros, and Barnum & Bailey Greatest Show on Earth arrives from its winter home in Sara-a sota, Fla. to open itsB annual spring engage-1 ment at Madl-I son Square Garden. I Modoc, veteran ele-1 phant with the big | show, greets young- § sters from his private § car. J. EDWARD JONES, oil promoter, whose challenge 333 of the registration provi sions of the Securities Act v" of 1933 was upheld by the HI U. S. Supreme Court in an ^opinion that struck vigor ■jously at bureaucratic en Ipjcroachment upon constitu tional rights. MR. AND. MR3. B. -RABBIT, looking’5 = much like Humpty- = Dumpties in their egg shaped garb of the new Golden Wedding color, lead the Easter Parade on Fifth Ave ' TORNADO WRECKS GAINESVILLE. GA. — Photo shows remains ol • the Dixie Hunt Hotel, the largest in the city, wrecked by tornado which swept city recent ly, causing property dam age estimated at $5,000, , 000, and a loss of life of • over 350. CAPTAIN H. MACKIN 'NON, commander of the Socony Oil tanker Yarra ville which rescued 16 passengers from the blaz ing Norwegian steamer Tricolor in the mid-Pa cific recently. \ IDEAL SUIT FOR ] SPRING it the three piece ensemble chos en by Patricia Wilder, young RKO star. The skirt it of thin navy wool, the jacket and short trotter - length coat of white and navy in a hound’s tooth check. "haW t’s in a name?” asked the poet. "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” But we moderns learn that names can be very, very important, and the swanky New York restaurants are finding the value of a name in the newest fad for Florentine dishes. Pick up almost any menu card in the better restaurants and you are sure to find Florentine this and Florentine that . . . chicken saute Florentine, mushroom Florentine, and even artichokes Florentine. And what do you suppose it means. Nothing less than spinach! Greens are vitally important in the diet at this time of the year when our re sources of health are depleted from the long confinement of winter and the blustery weather of spring. And no vegetable is more essential to the spring than spinach. For* tunately, the chefs know a great many nice ways to let us have our spinach rations pleasantly. And the Florentine dishes reveal all th< magic of a new name. Try this Chicken Saute Florentine: One chicken, two and a half pounds; one-holf pound spinach, one glass dry white wine, salt, pepper, one quarter pound butter. When al most cooked add spinach that has been washed and thoroughly drain ed, also the white wine. Cook ten minutes, or until the spinach is done, and serve very hot. i’c # 'T)on’t expect too much of cos metics,” is the advice of a famous beauty expert. "Creams and lo tions are designed to supplement, not substitute for, natural func tions,” she says. "If you are thin, nervous, not eating sufficient food, and well-balanced diet including the necessary fuel foods as well as vegetables, don’t expect a cream applied to your skin externally to take the place of nourishment from within. It may surprise you to find that eating more butter, sweet cream, cooked cereals, meat and fish, milk and eggs will not only help you to gain weight but will also make an improvement in your skin. Look to your health first.” * * # Greeting cards especially designed for the various members of the family circle are widely in vogue this Easter. They range from for mal missives to sprightly booklets illustrated with casual line-draw ings. Husband and Wife, Father and Mother, Aunt and Uncle, Brother and Sister, all have their special cards, including not only' designs for the adult sender, but1 also designs of juvenile appeal, for1 the youngsters to send Daddy and Mummy. i * »• si Household Hint: A handy and quickly prepared parsley garnishing | may be kept in store and used when there is no time for more elaborate garnshes. Take a hand-, ful of clean fresh parsley and place it in a moderate oven for a short time. Then rub between the hands till it powders, and store it in an airtight glass jar. It will keep its bright color for some time and al ways be ready for use. * * * Patent leather is going to be very popular this year. You’ll be wear ing it on your head, on your feet^ and even on suits and dresses. Andi if you rub this shiny leather with a clean cloth dipped in glycerine oc casionally, it will keep it from dry ing and cracking. * » si Describing the new love tech nique of college students, a uni-j versity professor tells the follow-J in story: "There was a campus( couple down at our school who were just as much in love as any one, only they didn’t know it. . They were trying to be blase about it. The boy sent a note to the girl. 'Did I ask you to marry me last night?’ She replied, 'I told some one I’d marry them, was it you?’ ” Bumper Cotton Crop Unlikely Washington — Chairman Smith Democrat of South Carolina, told the Senate agricultural committee j that the possibility of a bumper. crop of cotton this year "is gone forever.” He interrupted the committee’s cotton investigation to say that it will be three or four weeks before the soil will be in condition for cot ton planting in the eastern belt. The possibility of a bumper crop j . this year is gone forever. "I have; inever seen in all my experience soil) (conditions which exist today fromj ihere to Florida.” Say, ftI Satv It in THE WATCHMAN.”j Car Sales in March Highest in 8 Years New York—March sales of Gen eral Motors cars to consumers in the United States totaled 181,782 units, compared with 96,134 in February and 126,691 in March, 1935. March sales to consumers were the largest in any month since May, 1928. Sales to dealers in the United states totaled 162,418, against 116, 762 in February and 132,622 in March a year ago. Sales to all dealers in the United States and Canada, ' together with overseas shipments, totaled 196,721 against 14,874 in February and 169,302 inj March last year. Sales to consumers in the United States for the first quarter of 1936 totaled 379,950 units against 258, 093 in the corresponding period of last year. Sales to dealers in the United States in the first quarter totaled 410,314 units against 301, 2 56 in the same quarter of 1936. CALLES’ ALLY LEAVES MEXICO Mexico City—Gen. Jose Maria Tapia, one-time ally of the exiled former President Plutarco Elias Calles, left for California on what be described as a "business trip.” ae had been arrested and detained for several hours. Both General Tapia and government authorities denied he was being sent into exile. 0FOULD LET RFC LEND PORTS Washington—Senator Fletcher, Democrat of Florida, introduced a bill authorizing the RFC to make loans to port districts. The bill arovides loans be made to port dis :ricts devoted chiefly to transporta don of agricultural products to en abls such districts to reduce and 'efinance outstanding indebtedness. NAMES HOUSING PROJECTS Washington — Secretary Ickes named the two sections of the pub lic works low cost housing project in Charleston, S. C., "Meeting Street Manor” and "Cooper River Court.” The names, he said, were suggested by Mayor Burnet ^ M:,v bank, and the Charleston authority. "• • I CONVICT RUM SMUGGLER I Detroit—A Federal court jury I convicted Richard Jenkins of Sav-| annah, Ga., of smuggling liquor in-1 to the United States from Walker ville, Ont., by way of the Bahama islands and Savannah. Walkerville is just across the border from De troit. \ — j Night Automobile Accidents Serious I I i | i i i revelers ins. Co. Safety Service. Last year during daylight there were 14,000 fatal automobile acci dents as against more tlu.-i 19,000 during dusk and darkness. But total accidents in daylight exceeded the number during dusk and darkness by more than 130,000. The fatal accident record during dusk and darkness, in proportion to all accidents in such periods, was 93 per cent greater than the daytime , experience. The tremendous loss of life during hours of darkness con stitutes one of the strongest argu ments against the present-dsv prae tice of driving too fast. There is no way to explain the high rate of death per accident at night except by the fact that many operate cars at speeds during darkness which do not permit them to stop within the range of the illumination provided by headlights. Under such condi tions lives are crushed out whenever the unexpected happens. Either highways must be illuminated and the lighting of streets improved, or drivers must remember and act on the warning: WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN. SHOW DOWN All Plants Subject 1 o Parasites And Disease The human race would soon run short of food if all methods of controlling diseases were suddenly abandoned. Practically every plant now grown for food or other purpose is subject to attack by disease and parasites, said Dr. R. F. Poole, plant pathologist at State College. The exceptions are certain disease resistant varieties which have been developed within recent years. Artificial cultivation of crops, without disease control methods, is favorable to the increase of plant diseases and parasites, Dr. Poole ad ded. In the early days, when pioneers were first wresting their fields from forests, they had little need to worry about disease infestations. But those days have long since past. Now it is almost impossible to produce a crop of fruit sufficient to supply the local demand without the use of dusts, sprays, and other methods of insect and disease con trol, Dr. Poole said. "If you do not believe this,” he stated, "visit two orchards when the fruit is ripe. Go to one where the diseases have been kept under control, then go to one where no effort has been to check them. Ob serve the difference. The facts will speak for themselves.” Fortunately, he continued, re search workers have found ways for controlling most of the parasites and diseases which now affect the farm ers’ crops. The rest is largely up to the farmers, he continued. When they follow the recommended control practices, they can produce good crops. But when they grow lax and careless, diseases and parasites spread rapidly and the crops suffer losses that sometimes run into mil lions of dollars. Cleveland Route 2 Mr. and Mrs. James Perry and Mrs. Perry’s father from Moravian Falls, spent Easter with Mr. and Mrs. G. L. NiWock. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Page, Mr. J. W. Page and little Janie Moore have returned from a visit of three weeks in Florida. Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Byrd and Bobby spent Monday with Mr. and Mrs. N. S. Steele. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Setzer and Janet, spent Easter day with Mrs. Setzer’s father, Mr. H. W. Miller. Mr. and Mrs. Luckey Moore and family of Mocksville spent Sunday in Cool Spring. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Guffy of Rox boro spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Guffy. Miss Blanche White, R. N., visit ed her parents a few days the first of the week. Mrs. C. B. Miller of Fork spent a few days last week with her par ents, Mr. and Mrs. N. S. Steele. Misses Blanche Wilhelm and Blanche Fisher of the Woodleaf school faculty spent Easter with Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Wilhelm. "The Adventures of Grandpa”, a three act play given at Cool Spring school auditorium Tuesday night under the auspices of the Women’s club. , Friends of Mrs. Sam Young who is in the H. F. Long hospital will be glad to learn that she is getting along nicely. Mrs. T. A. Gaither spent a while with her father recently. RECOVERS LOST $1,000 Sioux Falls, S. D.—William Bruggeman, finance company manager, who lost $1,000 in cur rency while en route to a bank had his money back today. Lloyd Landmark of Sioux Falls, found one packet of -5 5 in front of the bank and turned it over to police. Henry Stever, Lennox farmer, found the other. GETS UNIVERSITY POST Buffalo, N. Y.—The University of Buffalo announced the appoint ment of Francis M. Shea, general counsel of the Puerto Rico Recon struction administration, as dean of the law school. Shea will succeed Dean Carlos C. Alden, who will be automatically retired because he reaches the age of 70 this year. LOOK AT THE YELLOW label on the front page of your paper. If your subscription has expired it is important that you send in your renewal promptly. The Carolina Watchman. BETTER LATE MODEL U-S-E-D C-A-R-S ’35 Dodge Sedan, radio, 12,000 miles, Trunk. ’3 5 Plymouth Standard Coach, 6,000 miles. ’3 5 Chevrolet (Sedan. '3 5 Plymouth Sedan. '3 3 Plymouth Coupe. '3 1 Ford Coach. '33 Chevrolet Sedan. We have better prices .... We give better trades. 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