Some Couple Will Exhibits At Fair Expected To Be ^ Be Benefited By Finest In History Of Association Public Marri^^e $25.00 In Gold And Other! Gifts In Store For The j Lucky Couple I SHOULD APPLY EARLY i Identity Of Couple To Be Kept Secret Until The ' Hour of Wedding Some man and woman will be luckier than merely getting hia "dream girl” or her "hero" , Wednesday eveliing at the Great Wilkes Fair when a public ■wedding will be staged In front of the grandstand between the hours of .7 and 8 p. m. In store for them will be $25.00 in gold i and many, many other useful: and valuable gilts which will b- donated by merchants and busi- ■ ness men of North Wllkeshoro. i It is to be a grand event lor some couple. The Great Wilkes Pair Association will even pay the preacher or magistrate. So the important thing is for the ' couple to agree and get a license. ' A great number of applications are expected, W. A. Rousseau, ' secretary of the fair association, stated yesterday. The couple will i be selected from the first appli-; cants by Mr. Rousseau. Willard The finest exhibits in the lilstory of the Great Wilkes Fair Association are expected for the Great Wilkes Fair be ginning Tuesday, W. A. Kous- .seau, secretary, stated Tuestlay inominfif. “Although we have not learned definitely how many farmers expect to enter exhib its, indications are that the ex hibits will surpa.HS tho.se of previous years both in number and quality,” the secretary said. “.All exhibits must be enter ed not later than Monday night, September 18, at P o'clock," he continued. Mr. Roas.sean added that the many prizes offered this year should result in every farmer who has any product suitable for exhibit placing them in the evhiltit liall. G. Cole and Miss Gail Bumgar i? ner. Applications should he made ' with one of these i ersons. .Appli cations will he accepted until 6 p. m. Wednesday evening, Sep tember 20. The identity of the couple will be kept a secret until the hour of the wedding. This will not be a mock af fair. It will be an actual wedding and the ceremony will be per formed in front of one of the largest audiences ever to witness a nuptial ceremony in Wilkes. Amplifiers will carry the words of the officiating minister or magistrate to the crowd in the grandstand. And when the ■ knot is tied, the couple will be handed the many useful gifts, or orders for them. The public marriage will be unique on the program for the Great Wilkes Fair which promis es to be even greater and better in every way than at any time in its history. REPEAL FORCES LEAD IN MAINE ELECTION Portland, Me., Sept. 11.—Re pea. 'orces swept steadily ahead tonight as early returns from this longtime prohibition state w'ere tabulated in the election to name delegates to a convention to act on repeal of the national prohibitory amendment. The vote from 484 of the 632 precincts in the state was; For, 81.317; against, 39,996. Some of the towns reported were reversing their dry vote of 1911 when the state voted by the narrow measure of 700 to retain the prohibitory amendment In the state constitution. Repeallsts hailed the early talnilation as an assurance of victory as they expected their greatest strength to come from the centers of population. The new wire fence around the fairgrounds, authorized By the board of city commissioners sometime ago, has just been com pleted. The new fence encircles the grounds and adds greatly to the appearance of the property. The old board fence had be come dilapidated and unsuited for use and had It been repaired, the cost would have been con siderable. It was estimated that the new permanent fence would cost considerably less in the long run. The fence was built under the direction of Mr. Arthur Billings. The Job gave employment to a number of men tor several days. Greater protection is afforded tor the Great Wilkes Fair by the completion of the new fence. Pleads Guilty to Usury And Pays Fine of $3,000 to Court Four yean before she was bom. Miss Jean Fraser’s father, U. 0. Fraser, was one of the fonndeis of the annnal Pendletoii, Ore., Boondnp. Now St 19, Miss Jean will this year rale as Qnm of the Boiudnp, Sept 21-23. Helena, Mont., Sept. 11.—Le pers Krleg, T8, experienced a hairbreadth escape from possible death 'when one of the wheels of a motor car ran over her hair, tearing strands of It from her head. The girl lost control of her bicycle on an incline and rode into the path of a car driven by Leon Evans. She suffered severe lacerations and bruises. 4 The sideshow freaks at Coney Island would like to enjoy some of the N. R. A. They complain of small salaries and long hours. She came from Johnstown, I Pa., looking for a job. Nothing! to do, she became New York's only girl stilt walker, advertis ing products with a sign on her back. She says it’s not much of a job. Raleigh. Sept. 11.—Pleading guilty to a misdemeanor in con nection with violation of North Carolina’s usury laws, Harry L. 1 Drake, reputed wealthy Chicago financier and head of a chain of small loan offices, today was fined $3,000 in Wake county Su perior court. In addition he paid approxi mately $1,000 in costs which in cluded expenses in several pro ceedings to secure the extradi tion of Drake and his father, Dimmick D. Drake, from Illinois. Other cases pending against the two Drakes and Moody Battle, of Raleigh, manager of their loan office here, were nol pressed. Ten Thousand Tickets Being Given Out For School Children Of County Ten thousand free tickets are bein,g dis'ributed to school chil dren of the county this week by W. A. Rousseau, secretary of the Great Wilkes Fair Association. Next Tuesday, September 19, the opening day of the Great Wilkes Fair, has been proclaim- A new attraction, one most outstanding on the,, entire, program for the Great Wflkee Fair, was announced yesterday by W. A. McNeill, president and general business manager of the Great Wilkes Fair Association. Arrangements have been com pleted. Mr. McNeill said, to bring ten of the best known dirt track auto racers in the country to come here Saturday afternoon, September 23, for a 2B0-inito race at the fairgrounds. j This will not be an amateur race, but the automobiles enter ed win be driven by professional race drivers, Mr. McNeill pointed out. ^ The race will begin Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock and will continue until the 250-mlle course Is completed. Ten racing cars will start. Mr. McNeill said he felt Jus tified In extending^ the fair pro gram an extra day in order to I Marsh-Gilreath has printed tickets for the chll- attraction, dren and every school student and teacher Is entitled to free admission Tuesday. In addition to the tickets of admission to the fairgrounds, every child is being given a half fare ticket for one of the rides. Principals of the schools are ed a school holiday and every j asked to call for the tickets for school child will be given an op- their students not later than Sat- portunity to attend the fair. In appreciation of the co-operation I of the school authorities, the I Great Wilkes Fair Association urday afternoon, September 16. Letters to all the principals were mailed out the latter part of last week. A wedding which came as a surprise to a host of friends was that of Miss Florence Marsh and Mr. Frank Gilreath. The bride la a charming daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Marsh. The groom Is a soi_ "it iMr. and Mrs. C. H. 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