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J^lkra" For Tears.'
. XXVIl^ NO. 44 Published Mondays and Thursdays NORTH WILKESBORO, N. C., THURSDAY, APRIL 27,19^
I.'*• r -mtih''■ ' aBili’iUiaai r, ■ "
%flM IN T^^ATB^l.50 OUT OF THE
Many Young Men’ 1 Rprnvers Greater
In Forest Corps
Applications Bein^ Taken!
By The Scores At The |
ONLY 46 TO
Study Of Individu- [
al Cases To Be Made By
Part of $1,901.00
Neil Canter Loses Sum of
Money, But Most of It
!T\VO ARE HELD IN JAIL
I Tyre Brown and Son, Willard,
.-Mlesed To Have Stolen
Scorns ot applications f o r
membership in the civilian con
's serration corps to engasre in the
reforestation relief program now
under way are lieing receivod I One
dail.v at tlie office of the county “Imliy
superintendent of welfare. sistan
The applicants, irrespective of, mciu!)cis, goes to a mid-wt stcni-
the status of their needs, are he-^ er. Harry Wooilring. fornicr
Ing given a preliminary physical govcnuir of Kansas (uiiovcl lias
examination which includes the been made as-isfant secrciar.v of
'Wassermann's te.st to determine war. his noinination hy I’rcsideiil
their physical fitness. The re
quirements are known to the
general piildie and no difficulty
has been experienced along that
One young man, w’le is nnem
ployed and has no i. lat'vcs to
Roosevelt having heeii contirmed
hy tlU' senate.
whom he could
portion of his ■
ed hy the govci ■
let Mrs. Valei • :
welfare offici'r. ^
00- ot offered to
It. lie Foster,
1- >'l l nec.i'- fam
ilies to receiv# $t’u ..f Hk- $:;ii Me
will earn per montli tie as'eii
that Mrs. Foster kec- s‘, for him
Wilkes county s-n;l only
4fi young men to the camps. They i
will be selected only aftt r a care
ful investigation of the inilivida-
al cases, Mrs, Foster state! yes
terday. Kacli aiiidicant will he
considered n[ion tlic tuisis, first
of hi.s help to his family during
the past winter, second ih.' iii'cd
of his family or relatives at the
present time and thini upon liis
mental, moral an! physical fit
A comiilcic examination u ill
be given the candidatc.s wiicli
.^irs. Foster selects at Winston-
Salem lii'adqiiarters ami if they
pass there, they will tie given
two weeks' training at Fort
I .\l a trial liefore .Magistrate .1.
Wallace last Friday. Tyre
1 Brown and ids son. Willard.
I w»>re lioiind over to Superior
iconrt on a charge of stealing $1.-
pluce ill Hie Koosevelt : ('anter on tlie
caliinet." composed of ! .sinnday previous. Failing to fiir-
■seevetaries to cabinet | jjj,. )•,-(juiced bond of $l.d(ifl
eiicli. the father and son were
1 committed to jail.
I Accordiii.g to rejiorts. tlie
Browns assisted Mr. Canter in
connting the money at hi.s home
I and sometime during the day, j
tile money was taken, .\fter the j
money was missed, one of the!
men is said to -have told Mr. ( an- j
iter that he would find the inon-j
ey 'f lie would giv” him Jintl. I
.\lr. Canter agreed to tills ami I
! HU’ lini;!' iiills wiis r*'-1
lurriil. However, it whs iliseov-|
ei’iMl IliHt, roniitiii!: Hie pHO i;iv-j
■ en ;1S a re.Miird, $ M (► was miss-j
l•^)liowin,^ a 11 ion.
Shevitl \V. H. Somers arresled |
' llrowii iiiid iwo SOILS. Wilianij
Grading Will Be
Conpleted On No.
18 In a Few Days
Joe Greer ^
In Accident Near'
. Purlear Monday
i Struck By Bridge Railing
! Hurled By-Truck As He
! Crossed Bridge
I DIED 2 HOURS LATER
Service Held Yes
terday Morning At New
Hope Baptist Church
ftuuuer capitol of the United
State* 'thia year will likely be at the
New York resident of President
Rooeerelt at Hyde Park, which i*
shown above. Such is the report from
Washlngion where' great uncertainty
prevails as to when Confess will end
Its work on Immediate legfiilation.
Reports from the White Eonao-aiao
tell of the President’s plan for a
week ’« cruise on the 45-footer,
“ Amber Jack II ’ with only his four
sons as shipmates. It is thought the
cruise will be up the Maihe coast for
a short stay at the Roosevelt home
there. Below, the President and Mrs.
Roosevelt off for a short week-end
^ .loe nreer. young man of the
i Purlear community, died at the
I Wilke.-i Hospital here Monday
evening about 7 o'clock from in-
i juries sustained two hours ear-
i lier in an accident which took
I place at a bridge near New Hope
I Baptist church.
; The young man. in company
witli three other hoy.s, was walk-
ling across the bridge when a
’state highway truck, operated by
’Clarence Staley, came along. The
i driver threw up hi.s hand In
j greeting to the hoys and a sec
ond later, a chain hanging on the
Stfon Ti. Open I p ILirdsni-
;M A( E OR WEI. ."^OON
liiadiiiv on Nh'. lx helwceii
Fuinduiii' aii.l I’m ,\ llcuhii iiy
coimtv line will In* comid*'tci]
lic.xi wc'k. it Wii.' Iciirio'il ysicr
dav trom .1 .1 Bat lifshill. siifn'f-
iiui'iiilent of tile coiistniclioti
I lin e
Spainhower Is Eliminated From Mayoralty
Race Through Failure to FileBeforeAprill2
FEDERAL JUDGE’S ACT
. AROUSES RESENTMENT
forc-i of rliaiidi* rC.icgoiy
coai[Mii.'. i-oiit raci-irs. This .sec
tion of tiiiiliwa.x lias liccn iimlcr
consiviicl ion for spv>ra! moiil'is
lull i j.c d'day in con ;d**l ion «asi
dui III ; ill' iinfavoialilc wcailu i
ilui'iiu I l;i* Htnicr monilis, |
Afli'i' t lie ai'adin.g is finisli**d. •
ciiHi l «iil Ilf idacctl on tlie higli-
way. Thi.s vmu'k will iicgin with
in I v\ o wci-ks. .Mr. itaitcrsliill
Will'll this section of numlicr ’
and (ii’ccii. liarr.v (Iritiiii
,\ very I’ilki'iiton. Tltc lattf'r
wi'i-c frccil at th
.Sheriff .-Comers is holding jiis:i
whicli was ro;itiil on tlie person I
of Willard Broivii al the lime "f' Everything In Readiness Foi | Tuesday '
his arrest iiiui if!*, wiiid, his fa-; ()f ;}.2 Beer J3„ Formality: Only One
i .‘'JJate Of Candidates
First Shipment Of |
New Beer Received ^
In City Yesterday]
'rear end ot the truck, caught the
|!iridge railing. Intrling it across
I tlie iriick. The railing struck
; young flrecr a glancing blow,
- ’ hitting his slioulder and his head.
I'flic other hoys wi'ii* uninjured.
' Mr. firecr was picked up and
rushed to the hospital here, hut
efforts to save his life were un
The deceased was 21 years of
a'-'e and is survived by his wife,
formerly Miss Ruliy Kller, and an
ini'aiit son. Billie .loe. He is also
survived liy his iiarerits. .Mr. and
which his fa-*
I' 'vas carrying in his shoe
■n lie was phiceil in jail.
On -May I
Board Of Eiection.s Rewarded
Meeting Tuesday And ' ^ o c i
Ruled On Matter
Attendance Record "Vr.''- 17''
|(!aynell and Helva. llirec hroth-
E. R. Spruill Gives.''rs. Roby, C. W.. .Ir., and Clay.
Theatre Party For 85 of funeral service.
Public Invited To
Legion Hut Opening JJ.
Invitations l.ssucd To For
mal Opening On Coming
Monday Evening i
Washington, .Aprii 2">. !>•*-
wiami.s came from some southern
representatives today that Fed-
#ral Judge James A L.oweii, of
Boston, he piinisiicd liy atiolition
of his office or liy Imiieaclinieiit
for his action.s on freeing (ieorge
Crawford, a negro, wanted al
Mlddle*burg, A'a . o n murder
Lowell, at Boston yeslenlay.
released Crawfoixl on a writ of
habeas corpus on tin* gromni
that negroe.s do not serve on
juries in Virginia and tliat any
conviction ohtained a.gainst him
there could he reversed hv llic
United Sta'cs Sii|iremi- court.
'I’hc iiithlic generally is invited
to attend the formal opening of
the I.egioii-.Aiixiliary Hut -Mon
day evening. Invitations were
sent oat the first of tin* week to
I , civic oi gaiiizutioiis and cliiirches
jlx i.s olicned to the inihlic. Wilkes’so that the people of llic Wilkes-
jwill have direct "onncc.lion wit ti 'may Icel free to attend.
! .Allegliany over a hanisurfaced ] ^f'>l'>''‘>' openiu.g
held lielwccn the hour;
' . and t'Kih.
Pleasing Operetta Was ^ — - —
Given Tuesday Evening Thieves Took Ham |
The opereiiu, "rinilerilla liij And Corn Friday!
Flower l.an.1." xas presented in '
a very jileasing mannei hy I he i Footprints of Woman and
primary children of Wilkeshoni, Man Sf6n; Bloodhound |
, high school Tuesday evening he- Fail.S To Trail !
foie a capacity andicncti. Tin* cos-
III,. I Someone is a
, j stolen five hiishels of corn
.,iu|!u ham from Frank Sparls al
A inick. loaiieil with l.'iU casus
of llic newly legalized beer, ar
rived here yesterday arienioon.
om I’liiladcdpliia. The sliipnienl
v.as for Mr. W. A. .McNeill.
Shipment of beer is now logai.
lull thirsty throats must wail un-
I til next Alomlay morning for re
lief. (Juile a niimher looked on
, yestertFay after Hu beer had
i been stored, lull tlie lot was und-
I er limk and iKit even a sample
I was available.
' A nitnihi'r of local luisincss
j houses hiive ma.le ai’ratigemenls
I to retail I’le newly legalized
Kighty-five stiiih'iits of
lin View hi'-'h school who were
ill atlemlance daring the
' term now coming to a close wer-
The Wilkes t'oimty Board of ’
F.lcctions al a meeting Tuesday '
aflerniHui held that Mie failure 11'*’''^’''''
of .Artiuir K, Spainhower to file
notice of his camiidacy prior to rewarded yesterday arternoon for
April 12 aiilomalically elimiiiat-! their failhfulr.e.ss wilii a theatre,
ed him from the mayoralty race'
in the city election which will he i
held next Tuesday. |
The decision was iiased upon
at leaded hy itearly one thousand
lieople. was tield at Xew Hope
Moan- Baptist chinch yesterday morn
ing al 11 o'clock. The pastor,
I Rev. Avery Chiircli. was in
:charge. Interment followed in the
TWO OFFICERS SLAIN
Meet At Newton
the election laws governing stale
.and inuuitdiral elections wliic.h
the hoard interpreted as mean
ing that a candidute of any po
litical party or an independent
candidate must file notice of
I candidacy at least five days
! prior to Hie primary. The date
for the primary this year was
I April 1
The sfnrieiils were guests
I’ldf. K. K. Spruill, principal of'
tli« school, ami saw the picture i
at the. Orpliemn Tliealre. ;
.\l! of the lioys and girls had!
attended the entire term without i
missing a da.v. i
Nashville. Tenii.. April 2:’.—
of'sheriff (1. B. Winuingliam and
his son, Deputy Sheriff Floyd
Winniiigliam, of I’ickelt county,
were dead toda.v as the result of
wounds received during a raid at
Byrdstown, near the Kentucky
Young Winiiiiighani was killed
Lions Club Is Selling instantly by gunfire coming from
Orpheum Theatre Books!a fifigl't car as the party of of-
' ficers approached to arrest sev
eral men alleged to have attempt-
•Meinbers of the I.ions ('lull
it was pointed qiit that should ^
are now engaged in selling hooks led to attack an aged resident ot
of tickets to l.lie Urplienm 1'hea-lthe 4tnck Creek, section. Sheriff
! candidate.^ he permitted to enter!
Mrs. .Absher And Mrs.
Kilhv Go There
inmes wcr.' lieautifiil anil
cliildreii gav" evidence of e
lent Irainiiis; Misse.s .lemiy
Madeline llunis directed
,■(.. I laplaiie last Friday night
jlhe fumily slept. Though officers
land hliiiid lioiiiids were olilained,
liieillier the thieves nor tlie loot
'iia.! Iieen discovered ovc*r Hie
iweek-eml. Both llu* coni and the
nieai are said to have been in the
smoke Inuise very near tlie dwell-
iiKi. It is clainieil llial footpriiits
of a mini and a woman were dis
covered uhoiit Hie premises.
,\ man and woman are llioiight
Ho liave stolen tlie chickens fioni
Hie farm of .Mr. C. C. Camhill
I here and this may he Hie same
’pail' operaling in Hie Dellaplaiie
i com III unity.
Trains Nos. 3 And 4 Operating
' Between Winston-Salem And
This City To Be Discontinued
A bulletin to the tffeel that
Southern itailway trains .\'o J
and 1, oiieratiiig between North
"Wilkeshoro and Winstoii-.Salem.
will make their last rims .Satur
day was posted at the local sta
tion yf»Htf*rday. 'Hu* ortifi' was
signed hy J. S. Bergiiiaii. su'y^i iii-1 fare in ttreeimlioro Monday
tendent of the Wliiston-Saiem di-1 ff'femes on relief programs
In Greensboro Monday
^ M r s. Valeria itelle Foster.
I'ounty Welfare sniierinteiideiit,
■Miss hie'/. Alisher, loe Hllis. Jr.
land .A. ti. Foster at tended the
' meeliiig of Hie association of
; siiperiiitendenls of puhlic wol-
Nine mi'Uiliers of the
unit of the American
.Auxiliary in addition to .Mrs. AV.
Idle race after the regularly con-
AuXlliary, stiiui,.d primary has been held.
I the opening would he paved for
the entrance of any number ‘>f' a,.g
’candidates in the election. Where]
there is a vacancy created by the'
tre. Kight tickets, admith.ig uie 1"'‘’U'lf'ed in the
. , , ,i abdomen, was brought to a Nash-
piirchascr to aiiv show, specia ’ ,
• y ville iiospital,
or otlierwise. at the
sells for $1.25.
of the pro-
I resignation or death of an office- used hy the club to
where he died
shortly before last niid'night.
holder, candidates may file lit [carry on their civic activities.
".Marrying Anne" is the title
of the play which will be given
at Traphill on Hie evening of
;t. Alisher, department .a... election, it was!-—
and .Mrs. A. h. Kilby, districtl ^ primary]
Kommitteeniaii. are alfe.nding Ihe', ,, , ,
ai'eii meeting al Newton today
is called this is not the case.
riie area mei'Hlig will lie presid-
I .All members of the hoard. Joe |
eil over by Mrs. Wilson WarlicV.
The meeting will he attended
by representatives of .Auxiliary;
I ,M. Pearson, chainnan.
Barkley, secrelary. and
Jones, were present at-the meel-
i ing. the ri.iing heinjf'reached by I
I hi'oiighoiit the
of l.he state.
towns and cities
Truck of Beer Is Hi-Jacked
On Road Near Henderson;
Young White Man Arrested
>enior Clas* Will
For Sale” May 5th
the ‘ Doctors To Have Charge I Henderson. .April 2i>.— .A huge
'board prepared a statement for, Of Lions Club Program i truck loaded with 115 cases of
i pnhlication citing the sei'tioii of | j . | beer de.stined for dealers in and
I the law upon which their'decision i ; i an i. - | n,..,,* Kasley. S. (’.. was held up
! was based. The statement will he ; U- Smith will have charge of lhe|j,„(j seized, beer, truck and all.
' round on page, eight of this
'sue of The Jfiiiinal-I’atriol.
The election next Tuesday will
t. Armtiriisl will he i Ddishtful Play To Be Given;
he a formality
:! leaves Win-
p. m.. arriv-
Nos. " and 4 are mixed (rains
ami at present operate daily be
tween the city and Wiiiston-Sal
em. No. 4 leaves the city at 6:40
a. m. and arrives
Salem at 9:55, No.
gton-Salein at l;2.i
Ing here at 4:40.
The order discontinuing -Nos.
3 and 4\ means that North Wil-
keaboro xvill have only one in
coming and one oiit.going train
daily alter Saturday. Trains -No.
13 and 14 will eontiniie to oper
ate on their iireseiil schedule.
No. 13 arrives here at It;50 a.
m, and leaves at 2:10 p. m.
No information regarding the
points to which the men now em
i held during the. day.
cliHirinun at Friday’s
('on-I linuiu'oii of thf' Kiwanis rluli.
wcM’c I Miisi*al iniinlHM'.s will foalnrH Ihe
Minstrel Show To Be Given Friday
Night At Wtficesboro High School
' Dr. J. H. .McNeill and Dr. H.
B. Smith will have charge of the
is-1 program at the l.ioiis Cliih's
regular semi-monthly meeting
tonight. (Thursday) at Hotel
Wilkes. The two doctors have
■A minslrei sliow of an
iially high order will be
present- j srdo
ed hy young men and young i a string
Excellent Class Is Be
The sAiior class of North 'Vil- j
kesboro high school preset!'. "A ]
Husband for Sale" as th' i‘ class’
, play Friday evening. May 5. at 1
I 8 o'clock. This play selected for]
i the occasion, is a ’delightful
i fhrep-act comedy of real spice (
Janrt variety. The characters are j
coinnosed of datire and vocal 1
itiiiiihers. An orchestra and
there being only '
for mayor, five i
the five commis-1 kept the nature ot their program
and three caiidi-! a secret, hut Lions can expect
(Stoners' places emi ...m.; ,
; dales for the three vacancies on i the very best, according to Sec-
I (Continued on page four) iretary K. A. Shook.
North Wilkesboro’s Milk Supply
Is Given High Rating By Official
women of Wilkeshoro in the Wil-
keshorn high school andilorinni
l'■I■i(lay evening at ,x' o'clock.
The proceeds from the show
will be conrrihuled to the fund
for the physical education liuild-
itig which has been planned.
The cast of characters is com
posed *of yiiiing men and young
women, most of whom are not
students of the school, who de-
on the trains which "'ill j gjve the show as their
be discontinued will he t''nnsfer-^j,, jj,,, gymnasium
rod has been .given, out. fund. Rehearsals have been held
hand will furnish
eiilei'laituiieut for the other
Warner Miller. Jr. and Walter
Pi'esslev .loliiisoii have taken the
lead Iti arranging the show.
Thi? public is cordially invited
Tile cast of characters follows:
Lucille Carwood, Lucille Hart.
Eleanor Smoak. Helen Call, Nell
Henderson. -Mrs. Helen Cashion,
•Mrs. Walter Johnson, James Oar-
1 wood, Ernest Linney, Frank
Services To Be Held
Zion Baptist Church
have utririi nf*iu 1
regularly for the past throe oj-, Henderson. Robert Henderson,
four weeks and ever.vthlng is ini'^’”' Henderson, Tom Bumgarner.'
readiness for the presentation. | Walter Emerson, Charles Hiil-
aiid Rev. i The show will consist of five j cher. Robert
at j acta. Two acts are devoted to the i Carrigan, Tom Dula, Alfred Du-
la. Ed Crysel, Warner Miller Jr..
Walter Johnson, 'Will Rush, Bill
Rev. O. W. Miles
Ul^i^ln Brown will preach
Hon Baptist church at Hays Sun-j minstrel proper with the inter-
April SO. St 11 o’clock. The lochtor and his circle entertein-
^ lilTited to hear them, (ing in grand style. One act'will
to Install bottling and
equipment within the next
real jie.ople and of enoiigli dif
ference to lend plenty of interest
to the plot. The lovely young !„iays. This is the latest step in
widow, tlie soft old maid and the. production of the highest
eccentric spinster, the million-J quality milk and wMll require a
aire with a flat purse and his (.„„8jderable outlay,
companion togottier with a I close co-operation between
preacher and two delightful ne- juje sanitary inspector and the
giioes give all Ithe human interest i dairymen has brought about this
neces.sary fora whole evening's j ,.xceUeht rating. Every precau-
:!0 ! North Wilkeshoro rates second
among the towns and cities of
North Carolina which come und
er the provisions of the public
health ordinance regarding the
milk supply, it is learned on
The rating was given by a rep
resentative of the United States
Public Health Service, depart-
entertainment. ; tion possible is being taken to
Fiirllier details will be an-’ jbe purest and most .sanl-] ment of milk control. The city
non need soon.
! tary milk supply. I was given a rating of 93
' The following ratings for sev-iville, the only other town or city
i eral towns selected
Ralph Curley, infant son of j give some idea of the
Ed Curley, of Wil-jof North Wilkeshoro: Asheville
—94.4, enforcement. 94; Char-
jqtte—83, enforcement 78; Dur
ham — 92, enforcement. 97;
XSreensboro — 80, enforcement,
83; Lenolr^—68, enforcement 63;
Statesville—88, enforcement 95;
Mr. and Mi's
kesboro. Route 1. died .April 24,
and the funeral service was con
ducted at Pleasant Grove Baptist
church April 24. The child was
born October 3, 1932, lieing 6
months and 25 days of age at the
time of his death. '' ,
was given 94.4.
Gordon Battle, state sanitary
inspector, who Is responsible for
the enforcement of the regula
tions here rt^ceived an enforce
ment fating of 98. X _
It was also' learned yesterday
that Qrsjdie A dairies selling raw
Winston-Salem—83,' enforcement milk in the city will he-required
sevenil miles norili of Hender
son on federal route No. 1 early
today hy a group of men with
pistols ill Hiree niitoinohiles.
Sheriff J. E. Hamletl said. Gar
land .lohn.soii. well known young
white man of Henderson, was ar
rested and held in jail in default
of $5.01)0 bond in . eonnectlon
with the hold up and seizure.
On the triirk al the lime of
the iiold up. according to Hie of
ficers. were K. Y. Pruitt, his
wife, and .lames llolcomiie. who
were forced to d’sinount hy the
hold up group, and later walked
to town, where they reported the
Incident to officers. No chargee
were preferred against them, as
the beer merely was heiiig trans
ported to its destination, it was
said, for sale when it could be
disposed of legally in South Car
Tne theory advanced by the
officers was that the original
truck was driven to a point on
the Epsom highway, where the
beer was unloaded onto another
truck. The Pruitt truck was later
in the morning fqund abandoned
and empty on the main highway
rive miles south of the city near
Bear Pond. The truck was later
Identified by Prnitt'aa hi* ftrop-
erty and was turned over tp him.-^*'
Meantime. otUeers. found .^IIS«
cases of beer in athruge at
(Continued 'an' page; foury.
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