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Hju xxvni, NO. 82 Published Mondays^nd Thursdays ' NORTH WILKESBORO, N. C., THURSDAY, MAR. 29, IS
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IN THE STATE—$1.50 OUT OF THE 3TA*1
UTHER miET IS SUM
News That Has
Roosevelt Is Sonth
i ^ Pmident Roosevelt is
today oft the
coast at Florida, heading for the
-; Baltaiius tiahtng grounds where
J*.(or the next nine days he will
'-seek rest and relaxation far from
Meetings To Be
Wilkes RcpuUicaiis Maoifest*
ing Cw^derable interest
In Party Meets
Principal Business To Be
Election of Chairman and
Children Hear Daniels
j El Paso, Tex., March 19.—Am-, .
bassador Daniels departed for! .
Mexlco, D. F., today after ad-l^'"" delegates to the Republ.-
diiaalng several thousand El 1convention Monday
Paso and Juare* school children ! held Saturday afternoon
at a meeting here. He stressed ‘he voting places of the
the necessitv for friendship and I
good will between
States and Mexico.
Delegate.^! .sent from the £7
voting precincts will gather at
the courthouse Monday morning
Expect Pay Increase at 11 o'clock to select represen-1
With St least 186.000 steel tatives to the state convention in |
workers already promised a 10 ; Charlotte April 4. |
per cent Increase in their pay; Another important matter toj
envelopes, effective April 1. more; come before thp county coiiven-.
than 140.000 others today are 1 Uon will he the election of a Xew York ... Petite little Son-
expecting an announcement that' county chairman to succeed At- Norway (above), has
the wage boost will be extended | torney A. H. Casey, who has an- daring
throughout this giant industry, j nounced that he is not seeking champion
. re-election to the post he has. , . ,
\>tTans Bill Passes
Disregarding President Roose
velt's wishes in the matter, the
held for eight years. 1
All of the precinct meetings
are scheduled to be held at 2 p.
figure skater as she returns to
.American rinks to defend her
Senate yesterday passed the ap- m. Saturday at the voting places, I n ff If 1
propriation bill allowing more j with the e.xception of the North |J^ Kill I ll6D(l0rSOll
liberal compensation to veterans Wilkesboro township meeting
and thus the hill became law. I which will he held at 12:20
The House had passed the bill j o'clock at the city hall,
over the President's veto by an | Because of the interest In the
overwhelming vote Tuesday.
j selection of a county chairman
j and of the potential power of the j
i Wilkes delegation at th® Char-
Announces He Will
Seek Clerk’s -Post
Iiisiill Is Back
Martin Insull. who has been in ; meeting, the precinct
Canada since the crash of the j maries are expected to be large
mighty Insull utilities empire, l jy attended,
was back in Chicago yesterday to I
face trial on charges of embezzle
ment. Samuel Insult, central—fl-
gure in the once colossal empire,
is reported to be cruising in the
I Expression Class
I To Give Recital
Invitations To Recital At
Hotel Wilkes Tomorrow
Two Bum To Death
Murphy H. Dupree, 44. Char
lotte barber, and an unidentified ^
man were burned to last j expression class of Mrs.
night when the automobile they
were riding in overturned on a H, C. kmley have ussued Invita-
road near Charlotte and burned, tioiis to their spring recital to
R. N. Herrin, who lives near the | be given in the Ball Room of
scene of the wreck, said he saw j Hotel M'ilkes Friday night. Mar.
the automobile plunge from thei;!0th, at 7:45 o'clock. The pro-
highway and overturn. He said I grom is to he made up especial-
he ran to the vehicle, which had | ly of the poems of Edgar A.
caught fire, and extricated H. E. Guest, the cla.ss just having com-
Dupree. Before he could remove
the others, he said, the heat was
so Intense he could not approach
.the door but could hear the vic
A. W. Honeycutt
To Speak Here
Will Address Kiwanlans A t
Luncheon At Hotel Wllke.s
Tomorrow -4t Noon
pleted a course of study of this
poet and his works. The program
Bunny Dance, Peggy Forester
and Elizabeth Neel.
Little Bo Beep Dance. Six chil- j
Little Girls Baby Prayep, Bel- ^
ty Jane Turner. i
Just Me, Kate Porter. |
Lesson for Mamma, Patsy j
Ruth McNeil. |
Mamma’s Precious Girl, Betty;
|.j.! Licensed Attoi'ney and Busi-
ness Man To Enter Repub
lican Primary In June
* J. Ruff Henderson, of Wilkes-
lioro, announced yesterday after-
[ noon that he had definitely made
I up his mind to seek the Repub
lican iniininanon for clerk of
Superior court iii the June pri
.Mr. Henderson has received
considerable encouragement from
his friends throughout the coun
ty and is the , to enter the
A native of \ liUcS county. Mr.
Henderson is the son of the late
J. Ruff Henderson. Sr., a former
state representative from Wilkes
county and United States Com
missioner, and the late Mrs.
Henderson, a sister of John T.
and Frank Benliow, of Winston-
Salem, one of the state’s most
Ml Pleasant and
Get Ce^e Awards
ML Pleasant Boys Win 11
Out of 12 6ames; HOIers
CreA In SfliMHid - j
SAME TEAjj^lPON IN 1933
Trophies Will Be Awarded
By R. V. Day, Athletics
Mount Pleasant high school
basketball team and Mountain
View high school sextet will be
crowned champions for the sec
ond consecutive year within a
few days when R. V. Day, chair
man of the athletics committee
of the Schoolmasters’ Club, will
awar-d trophies to the victorious
teams In the county cage tourna
Again demonstrating a super
ior type of play, the Mount
Pleasant quint went through the
schedule of 12 games with only
one defeat. This defeat was a
one-sided loss to Millers Creek
which took second honors In the
boys’ division with the loss of
only two games.
The -Mountain View girls gave
a brilliant exhibition of basket
ball throughout the entire sea
son. winning every game on the
schedule. Most of the time, the
first string sextet either took
things easy or gave way to sec
ond and third string reserves.
The girls’ division was a run
away for Mountain View, no oth
er team coming close.
1 he tournament season ended
last week, hut complete reports
were not available until the tirsi.
of the week,
.Mr. Day stated Tuesday that
the trophies were in his office
and would be awarded at an
It is recalled that the Mount
Pleasant boys and the Mountain
View girls won the county tour
nament last year.
Noced Airmeo at
Washington—The senate postoffices and post roads i committee
asked for information and opinions from three of the United States’
most noted airmen and in each case received much valuable information
and helpful suggestions. The above photos were taken as each airman
appeared befor# the committee. Left to right they are; Cautain Eddie
Rickenbacker. Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh, and Clarence Chamberlain.
TO BE HELD IN ALL CHURCHES
Banks Here Will
Be Closed Monday
North Wilkesboro j APPROPRIATE PROGRAMS
the Bank of North Wilkesboro ^
ki Noted Mwder
Case To Get Ont
Judge Wilson Warikk Sets
Bond At $2,500; Affi-
’ davite Ad» PwcTOfii^ "
HEARD At BAKERSlnlili^
Affidavits Set Opt ‘]plial'Mr&
™ey Was Nowi^'|Jear
Privilege of^obSS^p^ler lib
erty under bond was granted
Mrs. Luther Tilley by Judge Wil
son Warlick at a hearing on a
writ of habeas corpus at Bakers-
vllle yesterday afternoon.
The bond was set at $2,SOS
and Mrs. Tilley will be released
until the next term of court
when she executes,an acceptable
The proceedings in the mat
ter at Bakersvllle yesterday were
brief. Solicitor John R. Jones
read the evidence against Mrs.
Tilley as given at the coroner’s
hearings. This evidence was that
Mrs. Tilley had been on unfriend
ly terras with Miss Leoda Chil
dress. 20. for whose death the
five members of the Tilley family
Sunrise Serri^t Episcopal'
Church To Feature; Ora-
torio At Baptist
and tiM* Deposit & Savingjs
Bank, will uot be opeki for
biisine.ss Monday, this being In
compliance with the policy of
all North Carolina banking
houses. Easter Monday will be
observed as a holiday by the
bunks throughout the state.
Other local business houses,
however, will l>e opttu aa usual,
it is announced.
TO BE HELD HERE
\ Kiwanlans will be addressed
y AHIaon W. Honeycutt, super
intendent of the Lexington
school system, tomorrow a t
noon. The luncheon will be held .
at Hotel Wilkes at 12:05.
The Lexington man, a former
Klwanis governor, was secured to
deliver the address by Prof. T.
E. Story, club secretary, who will
have charge of the program.
WiD Represent Local TriMgle
In Finals At Chapel Hill
wilkesboro high school debat
ing teams won the right to repre
sent this triangle in the finals at
Chapel Hill In April by victories
over Elkin and Mt. Airy teams
Ttom Story and Jim Bumgarner
won the decision over Mt. Airy s
, mairwative at Elkin and Lucile
Hartley and Paula Craft defeated
Elkin’s negative at Mt.
ML Aiey’8 negative team, com-
poaml of James Randleman and
Jerome Sanet, won a two to one
deohilon over Elkin’s
comjHmed of Sarah Atkinson and
, Irwin Wade, at Wilkesboro.
The question debated was.
-i- “Resolved. That t h e United
. States Should Adopt the Bssen-
.- ^-^tlal Features of the P'*^®**
r ^ tem of Radio Control and Oper-
J^ee for the contest at Wll-
^^^ imnlioro were Miss lAlUaa 8taf-
■ ^^S3!^ltomey B.^T. Henderson
■Too Young to
Sleepy Time, Tudie Hix.
Song and Dance, “This Little
Pig Went to .Market.’’ Peggy Fin
ley and chorus.
Poems by Edgar A. Guest, ^
Dora Jones, Mildred Williams,
Norma Smoak. Wanda Johnson,
Peggy Somers, Lucille Casey,
Nell Hubbard. Nellie Gabriel.
Waltz. Song and ^Poem by
Guest, Mikie Bryant.
A Play “Playing Doctor,” Hop!
Allen, Bertha Jean Myers.
Song and Dance “Keep Young
and Beautiful,” Six girls.
A Gypsy Scene, dramatized by
the ones taking part—Guest’s
pqems. songs and dances intro
duced. The cast: Emily McCoy.
Mikie Bryant, Elizabeth Cashion,
Peggy Forester. Elizabeth Neel,
Mary Parker Kelly.
prominent Republican families.
His father was a leader in Re
publican circles throughout his
Mr. Henderson is a licensed at
torney. having graduated from
Wake Forest College school of
law. He also attended Guilford
College. The greater part of his
career since receiving his law
license, Mr. Henderson has de
voted to business. He was con
nected with the International
Harvester company for 12 years
and later was associated with F.
D. Forester & Co., of this city.
! More recently, he was a partner
’ in the Smithey-Henderson Fur
niture company here.
Throughout his life, Mr. Hen
derson has been an ener.getlc
campaigner on behalf of the Re
publican ticket. He has never be
fore offered himself as a candi-
d?ce for public office.
Mr. Henderson issued the- fol
“Having definitely made up
my mind to become a candidate
tor the Republican nomination
for clerk of Superior court in the
June primary, I wish to advise
(Continued on page five)
PATROLMAN MOORE NABS RUM
RUNNER AND WHISKEY CARGO
Jim Williams, Charlotte Man, Is Taken Ib Ed«e of Alexander
County; Ninety-^ix Gallons of Whiskey Poured Out;
Making Curve T4M> Fast Caused Trouble
Making a curve too fast cost. the rear seat. Patrolman Moore
Jim Williams, of Charlotte, and [ observed the cargo and proceed
ed to nab his men. Me held on to
iilacd WUlard Oot
his driver companion a Studebak
er automobile, 96 gallons of
whiskey and the liberty of WU-
liams yesterday afternoon when
State Highway Patrolman S. D.
Moore observed the highway vio
Commanded to pull %o one side,
the driver of the car, whose iden
tity Is unknown, Immediately’
^’compUed. Taking a glance .. into!
Williams, but the other man
broke away, leaving the front of
his vest in the tightly clutched
fingers of the officer.
Capture of the cargo took
place in the^dge -of Alexander
eounty about 4: SO o'clock yes
terday. The CM was heading Jo-
ward Tayloreville, the probabil
ity being that Che cargo. was a
A baseball meeting has been
called to meet at the city hall
Tuesday evening at 7:30 o’clock.
Local baseball fans understand
that the county league may not
be organized this summer and
their purpose is to plan a good
schedule for a local team. An im
mediate organization of a local
club is desired, those sponsoring
the meeting state.
To Hold Fiddlers’
Union Grove People Sponsor
ing Old-time Affair Sat
UNION GROVE, March 28.—
People in this community and all
over this part of the state are
looking forward with great en
thusiasm to the annual oldtime
Fiddlers Convention, which will
be held here at the high school
auditorium on Saturday night,
March 31. This great musical j
event has been held annually on
Easter Eve so long that even the
oldest citizens of this commun
ity can’t recall when the first
one took place.
The management Is planning
to make the convention this
year the biggest and- best one
yet. String bands from Wilkes.
Iredell. Yadkin, Forsyth. Surry,
Rowan, Davie aild many other
surrounding counties are expect
ed to be here and take part in
the contest. All musicians have a
special invitation to attend and
help the program be a successful
A special added feature of the
program this year will be the
appearance oft It of the "Sun
shine Midget Quartet.” the fam
ous Oidio “crooners” from-, Yad-
ktnvlHe. These 4 colored chlldfan
range from 6 to 12 years. But
they are very experienced sing-:
ers, having had the privilege of
appearing on programs over ra
dio station W. S. J. 8. at Wins
ton-Salem a number of times.
They are well known by the
people of this communtty and
are recognised as splendid enter
tainers. - : * T,.
Anyone who Alsses this year’s
Fiddler’s Convention will be
missing the h^g^ and one
'held so tar.i
Make Honor Roll
Four Out of 102 On Honor
List From Wilkes; Greg
ory Will Graduate
6 STATES REPRESENTED
BOONE, March 24.—The hon
or roll for the winter quarter at
Appalachian State Teachers Col
lege contains one hundred and
two names. Forty counties and
six states are represented. Divid
ed. by classes, the freshman has
twenty elgni, the sophomore six
teen, the Junior thirty three, and
the senior twenty-eight.
Wilkes county is represented
by Colt Dyer, of Purlear; Paul
Gregory, of North Wilkesboro;
Dormer Huffman, of Congo, and
Miss Dorothy Stewart, of Hunt
ing Creek. Mr. Gregory is a mem
ber of the Senior class and will
receive his Bachelor of Science
Degree in the field of ph. Ed. and
Axe Murderer Kills Three
Greenville, S. C.. March 26.—
Appropriate services commem
orating the resurrection of
Messiah will be held in all
churches of the ‘Wilkesboros Sun
Featuring the excellent Eastor
programs will be the special sun
rise service at St. Paul’s Episco
pal church in Wilkesboro. .and
the oratorio, “The Crucifixion,”
which will be sung at the First
Baptist church Sunday evening
at 7:30 o’clock.
Churches whose programs have
been announced follow:
At St. Paul’s
Rev. B. M. Lackey, rector, will
lead in the sunrise service at St.
Paul's Episcopal church in Wil
kesboro Sunday morning. This
special service is outstanding on
the Easter program for the Wil-
kesboros and the public is invit
ed. The Easter carols will be
sung Just as the sun rises. The
sermon and communion service
will be in the church immediately
following the service in the
to have been left by
The handwriting experts testi
fied that the note and Mrs. Til-
- ley's handwriting were identical
the and that evidently she was the
Counsel for Mrs. Tilley Intro
duced .several affidavits made by
neighbors seltlug forth the iin-
poBsibillty that she could have
committed the murder and say
ing that she was in their neig'n-
borhood, some four or five miles
from the Tilley home, when the
alleged homicide took place.
Judge Warlick immediately*
granted the privilege of bond.
Representing Mrs. Tilley at the
hearing yesterday were Eugene
Trivette and J. F. Jordan, of the
Wilkes bar. and J. E. Holshouser,
No steps have been taken to se
cure the privilege of bail for the
other lour defendants. Mr. and
Mrs. W. W. Tilley and their sons,
Luther and Clyde.
When Mrs. Tilley furnishes
bond, little Juanita TiUey. her
20-months old daughter, a pri
soner not under indictment, will
go with her.
Three negroes, their heeds
crushed by blows of an axe, were
found dead in their beds here
Although physicians said the
slayings occurred some time last
night, the bodies were not dis
covered until shortly before 2 p.
m., today, and officers began an
At First Baptist
The First Baptist church choir
of twenty voices will sing Dr.
John Stainer's, “The Crucifixion
—A Meditation on the Sacred
Passion of the Holy Redeemer,”
Sunday night at the 7:30 service.
It is the purpose of this ora
torio to depict in musical terms
the events connected with the
crucifixion of Jesus. Following is
a list of the various number as
Jhey will be rendered:
1. Recitative—John K. Black
burn—“And They Came to a
Place Called Gethaemane.”
2. Bass—Eugene Olive—and
3. Soprano, — Mrs. Eugene
al to Calvary.”
4. Recitative—Eugene Olive—
“And When They Were Come.”
5. Hymn—‘The Mystery of the
J. Recitative—Eugene Olive—
"He Made Himself of No Repu-
(Conttaued on page four)
NUMBER OF DEMOCRATS
WILL ATTEND DINNER
Quite a number of Wilkes
Democrats will go to Raleigh
Saturday evening for the annual
Jackson Day dinner. The local
delegation will be headed by C.
T. Doughton, chairman of the
Young Peoples’ Democratic Club
of Wilkes county. Mr. Doughton
stated this morning that he had
not learned the exact number
likely to attend.
NEW HOME FOR WILKES LAUNDRY
TO BE ERECTED IN NEAR FUTURE
It WUl Be Located On “B” Street Between North Wilkesboro
Service Station and Yates Store; To Be 2-Story
uilding of Brick Construction
construction of a modern two- modlouk'quarters for the laandrylwhich Mto te
which enjoys a wide .patronage. I ^*as leavta
“Our business has Ineawased two-dar
the point where It bMRne
story brick building to house the
Wttkee Laundry .will xet • under
way within a tew days, it was
learned yesterday from J. A.,
Jones, proprietor of the
The building will be erected
on a lot which Mr. Jones ^ pur
chased from Mrs. R. C. Hendren
three years ago. The lot Is lo
cated on “B” Street between the
North Wilkesboro Service Station
Mickie Hale Sustains Severe
Cuts On Left Li« IWm
Auto 18,'^IWCltM ’
■ ■ mk ^f■A.!*'
Mickie Hale, oefc of the noted
Hale Sisters of stage, screen and
radio fame, suffered a severe cut
on the left leg Just above the
knee Tuesday evening when the
automobile in which she was rid
ing skidded on the slippery high
way and turned over about five
miles east of Wilkesboro on the
She is a patient at the Wilke*
Hospital. Sixteen stltchdr^were
required to sew up the gash.
The vaudeville troupe, of
h Mis# Hale Is a mmhae,
lenvifld the cRy «**«r dUSteg
sary that we secure lamiM' space! ittant oecomd.
if^berty ’Phwrtie »-be® bhe aec^
and since I believe this is w-good
time to build, I decided to hfgke
use of my vacant lot,” Mr. Jones
Stated. ^ -f
As soon as the building is com
pleted, additional equipment will
be installed, Mr. Jones said.
The Wilkee Laundry kas been
^oriu WUKeBUUrW - ^
and Yates' Store near successfully operated ^by Mr
. - - : .tnnAH for ten vears and Is con-
The two-story structure he
Jones for ten years and Is con-'
sidered one the heat equipped
2S feet In width and 80 feet In and most up-t^ate shops In this
length. It will provide more com- secUon. . ■'
The drtver was bllndad by the
ilghtt of an approaching caf- hn^
[wtruek the sUppwT shouldwr
the highway. In bringing the caiF
onto the concrete, the drlv- J
er lost control, the ear «trikln|| 4
the other car, which did not stop,]^
and then turning over. Itisa Hals
was. cat by a piece of U>ej
Miss Hale stw
remain away ftil'
for several dsys.