IWIM COMPANY PRAISED
F0R1B WORK BY CREDITORS
For Sccilt Leaders
Course April ^-23
Fnrnitiire Concein Is Sold
Back to Stodcholders At
Small Cost • /
Paid One Himdred Per Cent
To Creditors; They Ex
Herbert A. Stuckey, Deputy
Regional Executive, To
TO USE LEGION HUT
Scooters From Winston-Sa
lem and Counties Adjoin
ing Wilkes Coming
•- A resolution praising the trus- i
tees of the Roaring River Furni
ture company during the tlml it
^ Tvas operated under a receiver
ship was passed at the meeting of
the creditors at Winston-Salem
on Monday of last week.
Copies of the resolution were
received by J. H. Johnson, J. R.
Finley and J. T. Prevette, the
trustees, the latter part of the ■
J The trustees, appointed at the | - - -
1 time the bankruptcy proceedings | slander, the latter i»y
Were instituted, managed the af- i
fairs of the company until a few I
weeks ago when the assets of the
company were turned hack to the !
original stockholilers for $10,-!
So efticieiitly wa.s the liusines.s |
handled that comment has lieen
made upon it not only in tliis I
but other states. The creditors I
were paid 100 cents on tlie doi- '
lar, the final dividend l)eing paid
out last week.
The resolution praising ttiC'
trustees reads as follows: l
The creditors and stockliold-
ers of the Roaring River Furni
ture company in a meeting duly
called by L. ('. McKanghan. n fe-:
ree in bankruptcy, at Winston-1
Salem, X. C.. April in,
passed the following resotiition:
That where.as. .1. H. .iohnson,
J. R. Finley and J. T. Prevetf'! got iimier way Sunday afternoon
were duly elected trustees of the at o'clock when Rev. C. W
Roaring River Furniture cotn-^ Hohinson. iiastor of North Wil-
Dispite the bombing of his home
Also notice of salts for libel and
Detroit newspaper, in connection
with the banking situatioD there, t£e
Rev Charles E Coughlin, Radis
Priest of Royal Oak, Mich., went on
the air the following Sunday, “re
tracting not one word” of specific
Rev. C. W. Robinson Will
Already there is a large enroll
ment for the training course for
Scout leaders, according to Carl
S. Coffey, Scout commissioner for
this district. Leaders in Scout
work from Winston-Salem and
the counties adjoining Wilkes
The first session.s will he held
Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23,
and the remaining .sessions two
The American Legion and
Legion Auxiliary have offered the
ii.se of their hut which was re
cently completed and it will he
u.sed a.s headquarters and for night
.\ppro.ximateIy 40 Scouters will
lake the course.
Herbert A. Stuckey, of Atlanta,
Oa., deputy regional Scout exe
cutive, will attend. Other in
structors and their helpers in
clude: 0. B. Oorman. of Reid.s-
villc. Scout executive of the
Cherokee council: Lon Turner,
of Burlington. Cherokee Scout
eominissioiier: ,1. Mark .McAdams,
of .Mouiitaiu Park, district Scout
conimis.sioiier: W. E. Vaiiglin-
Ll(>yd. of Winston-Salem, Win-
ston-.Salem Seoul executive: T.
.Marion Dixon. J. C. Ke.sler and j
.-^peneer T, Jones, all of Winston-j
William Joihes Shot, anH
Evening By Partee Davis
Receipt Of Beer
In State Legal
Raleigh, April 14.—Acting
under,suspension of tlie rules,
the house today' enacted Into
law the Waynlck hill to' allow
Iminediate shipment of ‘ beer
into North Carolina in prepar
ation for le^al sale of that bev
erage May 1.
Henr» Morgenthaa, -Jr.. (left) and Secretary of Agriculture, Henry A.
Wallace «(right) are'tiie two men who will rule supreme in federal actavitiea
to give relief to agriculture, aa provided in President Boos^elt *8 farm
ottaaaxe. All farm ainl agriculture bureaua have been consolidated under
the diret ion of one board with Mr Morgenthau at it* head, who will work
directly with Secretary Wallace
Preparations Are Made To Sell
Beer h North Wilkesboro May 1
Tract Of Land Is
Cultivated By The
Unemployed of City
.V considcrnhle tr.uct of land
lias hv«‘u donated hy t'oii'grcss-
iiiaii R. li. Doiightoii for the
use of those in charge of the
iinciiiploymcnt work in the
Applications For License Go
ing In; Dealers Are Not
Ready To Announce
Preparations for the return of
beer, outlawed in North Wilkes-
horo for many years, are being
made hy prospective dehlers. Au
thoritative information that an
ample supply of the newly legal-
K1AL EXERCISE 2STH
j.^alem: Carl ,S. Coffey, R. Don!
Commeiucmi'iil I'Xercises for
.Mouiilaio \'iew high scliool will
’pany at the first meeting of the keshoro Presliylerian church, lic-
creditors. and entered upon t'n.-ir iive,-s n,,. tuiccalaiirealp sermon,
duties aa such trustees: Amioimccment to t!iis (‘ffect was •
, And whereas, they liave so niade today hy Prof. E. R. Spni-1
‘dducted the affairs of the sal I in, siii)erinlendeiit of tlie scliool.
bankrupt that the said i Mstce.s Tlie eiemeiitary grades will |
have paid to the creditors one present an operetta on .Monday -
hundred per cent on the prinoi- night and on Tuesday evening,
pal of their claim.s. duly 'ilecl, iIk- senior class play. ‘'Cabbages
amounting to more than $2;:u.- or Dollars'?" will be pre.sontrd.
000. and have turned liack to tlie llradiiating exercises for the
/,'orlginal stockholders of said .^ievenlh grade will he heel on
bankrupt the plant, consisting of Thursday evening,
machinery, stock and real e.stale. The closing c.xercise on the
thp said stockholders being re- commencemeTil progiatii will lie
quired to pay only the approxi- held Friday night at wliicli time
mate sum of IIB.OOO. the class day exercises and tlie
And whereas, it is the desire presentation of diplomas will
of the creditors and stockholders take place.
to thank the said trustees and ex- —
press their appreciation to them ThomaS JcfferSOll’s
or .he ..1.1 enui.... Birthday Observed
i I.aws. Revs. J. H. .Armhnist. En- |
! gene Olive and C. W. Robinson. |
W. D. Halfacre, E. R. Spruill.
Ralph Reavis, C.nrdon Finley, M. |
P. Hniit and A. F. Kilhy. |
The program for the week-end I
SiitiiMlii.V, .\|iril 21!
2 |>. Ill to n |>. in. I
Fir.st Se.ssion—The Tenflerfoot'
1. Organization of group into
troop and patrols hy Gorman.
;?. I’resentation of colors and
Pledge to the Flag—by troop No.
Reqiiirements for the Ten
derfoot Scoot—By Gorman.
4. The Scouting Objectives
and Program —hy Stuckey.
Second .session Demonstra
tion and Practice;
1. Proper Way to Walk—hy
2. Use of the Compass -hy
3. Scouts Pate—hy Coffey.
(Continued oti page oiglit)
city. S. V. Toiiilin.soii furnish- ' ized beverage will be on hand
eil leaiiis iinil plows for break- | when its sale becomes legal in
ing the hiiitl. I’oliceniaii T. S. j this state on May 1 was ohtain-
Keiierl.v is overseer iiiul by the led this morning,
end of the week will have the , Plans to purchase licenses are
hind seeded. I'nemployed men j hein.g made and the probability
will be used for cultivation is that quite a number of local
tiusiness establishments will be
Therefore, .be it resolvinl:
‘That the creditors and stockhold
ers of said Roaring River Farni-
^ture company, liankruiit. in
meeting assembled, unanimously
express their thanks and at*pre-
ciation for the valnuhle services
rendered b\‘ saiii trustet's in ilodr
Be it fnrtinT res(dved: Tltal
« is resolution lie simad iiivon
e minutes of t'n,‘ meeting as a
part ot 1 . ^uril s:ii-l v'ti-
ccedio- -,, liat a . ^ly In
gi i: . 'll of sui'i n .s, ■'
If,-, v»s ui[u;ii-
mousl.v adopte.l, this .-Vivcil lot.h.
I„ ''fcMcK 'iiAN'.
•Reter(A in Bunkniptry.
I Kiwanians Note 190th Anni-
' ver.'qii'v of Famous ('itizen
Lions Club Hears
C.S. Coffey Speak
work and the (Joverniiient W'ill
.supply seed and fertiliwr. Such
iiiaferbils as can be preserved
will be raised and .stored
against the needs of the City
Welfare Dept, next winter.
ready for the gong which sounds
' the death knell of beer prohi-
I Equipment for handling the
' beverage has already been pur-
I chased hy several prospective
Q. I U II 11Presbyteriai Will
More Is Kobbea; Meet At Lexington
Thieves Back Truck Up to Members of Local Auxiliary
Store Tuesday Night and
Allen Bobbitt's store, located
at Oilroath, was broken into last
Tuesday night and robbed of the
entire stork of merchandise.
Planning to Attend; to Be
Held April 20-21
A meeting of the Winston-Sa
lem Presbyteriai will be held at
Lexington on Thursday and Fri
day, April 20-21, and a number
The thieves backed a truck upjof the members of the North
to the store and loaded up the j Wilkesboro Presbyterian church
merchandise. Everything of ] Auxiliary are planning to at-
value, including groceries, pro-1 tend. i , ^
duce and tobaccos, was taken, j A program of unusual interest I‘‘ted is not known
No clue was left by the rob-1 will be given at the meeting. I
The measure provides that
beer nwy lie shipped into this
state so that a plentiful sup
ply win be on hand, but must
be storeil by wholesalers until
may 1. Representative Boyd,
of Mecklenburg, who led the
beer fight in the house, u.sher-
ed the bill through that body
A joint subcommittee is now
at work drafting a “machin
ery” i>m to reguiale sale and
legalize manufacture of beer.
Bills liave been introrluced in
eacli liouse with that in view
and (lie group is attempting
to iron out differences in Hie
Sam Ogilvie Is
Six Students Make
Roll For Entire Four
Six Wilkesboro high
students were four-year honor
students, it was learned this
hers and efforts to apprehend:Officials of the local auxiliary
them have been unsuccessful.
' are anxious for as many
j bers as possible to go.
,, . rr II p Fraternity Meetings To
.Scout Conmi.ssionei Tells of, Methodist Church Sally Shumate Is
Charles H. Warren
Here Last Friday
Claimed By Death of
h^bilitation Work ( on-
fers With “Cases”
Note was taken of th(' 190th |
'lirttiiic.y -.miiiversiir.v of Tlioma.s j
ti'fff'vsnn ■iiithi)i- of tlu* Dcclar;i- SCOUt Woi'kl PraisBS ,
Iiff. Ison, jul.ioi I ,,avo been made
lion >f Inilepeiulf iici'. ai t!ie| - ' j f,„. Oie next three programs for'
rcAiilar weekly imictieon meet-, Carl .S, Coff'v, Scout commis-1 prayer .services at the .Methodist | Mrs. Sall.v Shumate, well known
ing of tile Kiwanis cliit) Krirlay. | sioner for this district, aiidrcs.sed | i-hurch. They will lie railed inter-i lady of i,. -.* this city, was taken Warren
I It ili\ local hanker and Imsi-' the Lions club at the .semi-month-I .(ionominalional fraturnity meet-1 by deatn Wedne.sday at 6 a. m. f ■ '
ness ,nan: i.ad charge ot thejly mi f-tin.g Thursday evening,| The purpo.se is to strength-1 She was born May 24, 1863, and Wi“ro!
.,,-,,-iani ! t'! ing of Scout activities and; the fine spirit that already I was, therefore, 69 years, 10 months ■; tio» work. ‘ i regular routine liusiriess was
‘ iT. Fred ( . lluhhani presided ! thanking the Lions for their help.ioxists amon.g the ehurches. | and 18 days of age at the time I r'‘l
fci- Hie husimss session during; The program was in charge of The foilowing plan has been • k r death. 1 .- f ,h t Hensrt i "*
arranged liy the pastor. Wednes- Mrs. Shumate wa.s a member of! l^e observation of that depait-j cnmmiltee which was ap-
iiav April 19. a Bresbyteriaii lay- Mountain View Baptist church and i mfoT u .s ' ‘''p Eehruary meeting
man will speak. April 20 a Meth- 'ivd a faithful Christian life. ! Efforts are being made by the^t„ revise the constitution report-
odist lavmau will have charge. Surviving are one daughter, 1 rehahHitation department to cor--ed and the reco'mmendations
Baptist layman will Mrs. Nora Staley, of Reddies! root the defects of deformed per-! ^^ere aecepted by the association
wliieii ihe cluii discussed Hie jn-: Jack Brame ami John Ward.
Schools Off For
stalliitioii of livluing Pipiipment
fir Hie new liridge over Hie
Yadkin. The imhiie alfair.s eoni-
iiiiUee reported that no ri-piy to
their i ommiinicatiou to officials
of the highway dep-artment had
st Schools Are Closed To
day; Will Re-open To
•Mr. ('off y told of the Scout
work in the Wilke.sboros and ex-
phtiiied the purpo.se of the train-
I i- g cour.se for Scout leaders w-hich
I will bo conducted here soon. He
expressed his appr ciation of the
help of the Lions club in furnish-
' ing merit batlgc.s for the Scouts.
Mr. Cotfey made a very intcr-
jostiiig address and was lisleited
I to with iiiHch interest.
I Most schools of the county are
tosed today for the Easter holi-
y^. However, they will re-oireii
sorrow morning to resume
A majority of the schools de-
ided to take only one day
or the holidays. North Wilkes- pendeme and the founding of the
The foreslry committee offered a
-similar leport relalive to foreslry
H. H. Morehouse presented his
son, Robert, who wa.s liis guest,
and r. (!. .Armtield inirodneed
his guest, Jones D. Holcomh, of
Elkin and North Wilkesboro.
The talk in tribute to the,
memory ot Jefl'erson was made'
hy Willard Cole, who reviewed i
tlie life and habits of Hie great | ’
.American. Jefferson's author-! The junior class ot Wilkesboro
ship of the Declaration of Inde-!
Junior Class Play
Given Friday Night
make Hie talk. These laymen i River, and two sons, Mr. M. ,F.|Sons and to give them training j-p^e report ot the spring round-
have been selected and have | Shumate, of this city, and Sherman | »n some special line ot work that j „p p„n,miuee was given, the
agreed to .speak. The public and! Shumate, of this city; one brother,! wil' enable them to earn their , „p j,e put on at an early
ds are invited to these hap-’ M - C. Brown, of Winston-Salem. ; own living. They are takiiyg care ^ jg committee is compos-
Funeral services were held at jot as many as their limited funds, Mesdames J. D. Schafer,
Mt. Zion churchThursday at 11 will permit. j y/, K. Jones and F. C. Hubbard
py midweek services
Betty Wellboim Dies
Betty Wellborn, of Deep Cap,
passed away Friday at 3 a. m.
I o’clock. Rev. Ed Hayes was
I charge of the service.
Vv’ilke.sboro Juniors Very
Successfully Present “The
Mr. R. J. Snyder and family.
I She was years of age and is j of Winston-Salem, is visiting his
I survived by one daughter, Mrs. parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. G. Sny-
i L. H. tireene. Ider. ot Millers Creek, this week.
Daffodil" to a splendid audience
re schools closed Thursday aft- University of Virginia, together ■school auditorium Friday
hon until tomorrow morning, with hi.s capaeity for friendship.
Manykof the out-of-the-eounty his experiments in farming and ‘ The annual presentation hy the
cTiers in the Wilkesboro and other phases of his life were
h Wilkesboro schools spent mentioned,
holidays with home folks.
I class was directed by .Miss Grace
Helps Welfare Dept.
Superb characterizations of
* Penalty To Go On the ' their parts by Vivian Johnson.
- County Taxes May 1st j who played the part ot a social
climtier. Marion Beach, who was
the “Alley Daffodil,” and Warren
Horton, who was the henpecked
Home Economics Depart- .An additional penalty of one
at of the public school under | per cent will be added to all iin-
dlrectlon ot Miss DeLaney paid county taxes- for the year of j featured. Other"mem-
aade twenty-five dresses and n 932 after May 1. Taxpayers are | acquitted them-
eral undergarments for the ; advised to make, early settlement i
ot the City Welfare Depart- ; with the sheriff in order to save
at '■In this manner while the j this additional cost, Jhe May
ants *re learning they are , penalty bringing the total penal-
The Welfare Offi- ty to four per cent. Payments are
I selves admirahly.
appreciate this tine
expected to Increase sharply dur
ing the remainder of the month.
.'Miss Kathleen White, a mem
ber of the Mooresville sebpol
faculty, spent the Easter vaca
tion here with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Joe WhRe.
Capable Republican Postmasters
Will Serve Out Terms, Farley States
AVashington, April 16.—Notice I I'arley gave this message in a
was given job-hungry Democrats formal statement:
today by Postmaster General | “No incumbent whose term
Farley that efficient Republican | has not yet expired and who has
postmasters will not be supplant-1 been rendering loyal and effi-
ed until their terms have expired, cient service to the government
Turning his bbek on the policy
of “to the victors belong the
spoils,” Farley said the party
long had nurtured the civil serv
ice system of competitive exami
nations and declared "this ad
ministration will not abandon
that high ground.”
To several thousand Republi
can postmasters still In office and
to many times that number of
Democrats who want- the ; jobs.
need have the slightest fear of
removal. It will be the policy of
the postoffice department to al
low every efficient postmaster to
fill out I’ls term.”
Farley, who also is the admin
istration's patronage dispenser
has not announced the party's
Conferences were held Friday ^ Halfacre.
wMth C. C. Hamby, Roy C. Jones,, following members were
Mrs. R. L. Kanuff, Arthur J-! elected delegates to the state
Jones, Edgar Huffman, Mary ^ Parents and Teach-
Wellborn, Clifford Church, James | ^y^lch convenes in Greens-
Pearson. Eugene Laws, Nita Par- Wednesday, April 19, for
Her. Ben Whittington, W. S. three day session: Mesdames
Spears. Willie Spears and Taftjj yp Crawford, J. D. Schafer, A.
Nichols. I w. Horton, A. F. Kilby, H. G.
Most of these have been taken , ^jchols and A. S. Cas.sel.
to the clinic at Lenoir and some | interesting feature on the
have bene treated at the Ortho-1 program was a splen-
paedic hospital at Gastonia. ] jjy (,y Prof. Halfacre on
‘Selecting Movies for .the Chil
dren.” A resume of the subject
based on extensive
research . by noted authorities
VISITORS SPEAK AT
WILKESBORO SCHOOL L.gg
Dr. Sams, vice president ofi . . , , , . -x. j
Mars Hill College and Prof. Mid- which was most interehting and
dieton, president of Draughn’s
Business College, Winston-Salem,
were visitors at Wilkesboro high
school Wednesday and delivered
Dr. Sams spoke to the students
at the chapel exerctees, urging
them to go on to school and
“educate out of the depression.”
policy as to other federal offices Prof. Middleton spoke to the sen-
such as district attorneys, marsh
als , and collectors. These posi
tions are not under clrll Berrice.
lor class later in the day, telling
them ot the advantages ot a bus
iness course. - . .
Attendance prizes for the aft
ernoon went to Miss Delaney’s
10th grade and Miss Finley’s
Betty Pardue, one-day-old In
fant'of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. far-
d«e, of 'Wilkesboro, Route A.
Thursday. Burial too^
Fishing. Creek , chn^h Fridajr-at
10 a. m. :
Killing To(A Pla9e At Dari^
Home In Pores Knob
Claims That He Shot After
Joines Had Tried To
Come In With Rock
William E. Joines, 41.
shot and fatally wounded Satur
day evening about dark by Partee
Davis, who is in the county Jail
at Wilkesboro charged with the
I The tragic affair took place at
j the Davis home in the Pores
I Knob section of Moravian Falls
1 Joines, in company with Av-
I eral other men. it is said, 'went
: to the Davis home and an argu-
I raent followed. Davis ordered the
men to leave, but Joines, it was
claimed, persisted in staying.
When he finally went outside
the home, he obtained a rock
and was entering the door when
Davis fired, the load from the
shotgun taking effect in the ab
Joines died a short time later
'after being carried a short dlst-
lance from the home by his com-
I Sheriff W. B. Somers and
I Jailer J. B. Sheets arrested
' Davis as lie was en route to Wil-
! kesboro to surrender himself to
Honor!”’® officer.s. He was walking
I along the highway with his
j flashlight in his hand and made
.no effort to. get away. He told
MADE MORE THAN 90 (them that he killed Joines when
! the latter started hack into his
school with a rock in his hand.
Davi: said Joines and the oth
er men started a “rough-house”
soon after they arrived at his
home and that he ordered them
The check-up was made in or- ^
, ... 1 .u to leave three times. All the men
der to determine the valedictori-1 , , ,. j
> .1 obeyed and left on the third or-
an of the graduating class. Sam , . , . , „ ...
- . , , . . „ der except Joines who tried to
Ogilvie defeated Faye Adams for '
1. 1 ,1.- re-enter. The men were said to
this honor bv the narrowest mar- j ....
: be drinking.
j Davis is 44 years of age.
To be an honor student an j 'pygeygi services for Joines
average of 90 is necessary j y^gre held at the Parker cemetery
the six stu-dents made an average: afternoon at 2 o'clock,
of 90 or more over the four-year:
Joines is survived by his mo-
perlod. I ther, Mrs. Susie Jennings, and
Grades of the six students were | following brothers and aist-
as follows: Sam Ogilvie, 94 13-!,
i ers, Tom, Thorton, Robert, John
34; Faye Adams, 94 5-36, AUa |and Realey Joines, Mrs. Lum
Ellis. 92 1-2; Broadus , KHedge, Mrs. N. Farlex and Mrs.
917-13: Neil Hartley, 90; James ^ Jennings.
Hamby, 90. I
The graduating cl^ass is one of i Meeting
the largest in the history of the , ij i i /--k t*!. * -1
.school. The number to be gradu- | Helcl vJn 1 nUrSClay
DelcRates Named To Attend
^ Meeting In Greensboro,
The monthly meeting of the
North Wilke.sl)oro Parent-Teach
er A.ssociation wa.s held Thurs-
Re-| day afternoon in the school au
ditorium. The meeting opened
with prayer after which a group
iof numbers were rendered by the
assistant I glee cliih under the direc-