;])i8lift«tors and Dealers lo Tlifc Territory To Discuss (Ml (3ode C. A. BROWN COMING Executive Secretary of Dis- Itrict To Explain Provis ions of Petroleum Code All distributors of petroleum products and all their dealers in Wilkes are asked to attend the code meeting to be held at the courthouse in Wilkesboro on Tuesday, May S, at S p. m. Deal- Bj^ers in parts of Alexander, Alle- Ashe and Surry counties, ^ served by distributors here, are ' also asked to attend. In the meeting to be held 'Tuesday C. A. Brown, executive secretary of the petroleum com- ' taiUtee of this division, 'will ex- pteio farther details in regard to the Vrorklng of the petroleum. oo4le*.ior oil; and gasoline baton and dealers. The iapert^SM of attending ; this meeting is W forth becavse of the fact that an effort is be ing made to educate the service station operators and dealers with reference to the code before any prosecutions are made for violations. The code is a federal law and will be enforced, it is pointed out. Announcement of the meeting Tuesday is made by F. C. For ester, member of the state com mittee and chairman of the sub- [ committee for this district. Oth-1 er members on the sub-commit tee include Spencer Richardson , for the Texas Oil Company, Mar-! tin Reeves for the Standard Oil Company. Carl Colvard for the Shell Company. Hilton Johnson for the Gulf distributors. Walter Myers for the Independent Oil Company, and R. L. Church for the Snrry county distributors do- a-ing busuieas in jyilkes county. CONGRESSMAN LAMi^ TO ADDRESS POSTMASTERS IN CONVENTION HERE JULY 6-7 Candidates Must File Before Six o’clock Saturday Washington—^Above is pictured the scene in the jwstofflce depart ment as bids on temporary arirmail contracts for 17 major routes were open=»d by Comptroller William Slattery In the presence of Second Assistant Harley Branch and Postmaster General James A. Farley- The low bid of 24 cents per airplane mile was 20 cents below the Riaximum specifications asked by the department. The reorgan!ied major air lines were the tow bidders. Six o’clock Satui^ay. Is the closing time for candidates In the June primary to file with the" county board of elections. Candidates for all county and township offices in both politi cal parties must file with the board and pay the required fees. A filing fee is required of candidates for magistrates, Justices of the peace and con stables as well as county of fices. Candidates must file per sonally or must at least sign the pledge to support the ticket of the party with which they are affiliated. For this reason it is betUV that they file in [terson with some mem ber of the county board. Postmasters of Tol, Gather In North r I boro This Year - PROGRAM BEING FCmMED Banquet Meetii^ Will Be Held On Last Evening of Omvention Bus Station In City Is Changed Greyhound Lines Stalion Here Vow Lo-atel At Green Ia«n- tem Cafe PROCLAMffiD Whereas, the increasing loss of life and limb upon the public streets and highways of our state have reach ed enormous proportions, and. Whereas, there is a great need for every citizen, man, woman and child to appreciate and assume their own individual responsibility in preventing street and highway accidents, and. Whereas,-the week of May 7th to 12th has been designated as “Safety Week” in our state, I, J. A. Rousseau, mayor of the town of North Wilkesboro, N. C„ do hereby proclaim the week of May 7th to 12th to be “Safety Week” in North Wilkesboro, and I hereby call upon all good citizens of every race, in the interest of humanity, to lend their co-operation in the efforts now being made to bring about a reduc tion in highway accidents, not only during the week of May 7t,h, but throughout the year. This co-operation can be given by simply taking time to drive carefully, to obsei-ve all rules of the road, to obey all traffic sig- ano mgnwaj* ^ ^ ROUSSSAU. Mayor. Commencement Program City School Rknday Congressman Walter Lambeth has accepted an Invitation to ad dress the North Carolina Post- i masters’ Convention to be held I in this city on July 6 and 7. I News that Congressman Lam- i beth will address the convention is announced by J. C. Reins, postmaster here, who is arrang ing a program of entertainment for the convention. Although plans for the pro gram are only tentative It is ex pected that the solon will . ad dress the postmasters in the ban quet session, which will be on the evening of July 7. North Wilkesboro is making adequate plans to entertain the postmasters In their convention here and various features of the program will be made known at a later date. FOR TRAVEL Motorists May Drive AO Hi* Way To Top Of Histor ic Rendezvous CONSTRUCTED BY C.CXX Paridng Space For.--Ftf|y C^ire Is Provided Near Top ^ Of Mountain Dr. A. T. Allen Will ‘DeUver Corirnencement Address To Gr^uates SERMON ON SUNDAY The Greyhound Bus station; •was moved this week from Lan-1 don Super Service to the | Each Lantern Cafe on Tenth Street. Various changes have been made at the new location to a.ssnre comfort and convenience for bus travelers. ^ The Green Lantern will be ticket office for the Greyhound 'Lines and any information in re gard to bus travel will be glad ly given by those in charge. Group Commencements Now Beii^ Held In Schools of the County Central School Has Commencement Exercises For District Group commencements which have been held for elementary schools in the central districts have been very satisfactory, it Nominations For Cotton Queen And King Made Here Queen And King Will Be Select ed By Voting At Theatres This Week Home Chair Company To , ... , , Ten nominations for Cotton ‘^ rcirc'ennaT sSot Thting ; King and ten nominations for its own commencement under Cotton Quean for the big Cotton 11^ 1 ^ I (iip new .set up and the students i Carnival Week here May 14 to Play Lenoir Team Here^.^^ schools have shown Home Chair Company's base- remarkable interest in corn- ball team will meet the strong, mencement activity. , aggre-^ation of Lenoir Furniture | In the greater part of the dis- Rev. Engene OKve To Preach Baccalaureate Sermon Sun day Morning Sterne Mountam S. S. Convention Two-Dal^' Prognun Aniuiged For Conv^ttion To Be Held At Maple Grove North Wilkesboro schools will close another successful year on Monday night when Dr. A. T. Allen, state superintendent of public instruction, will deliver the annual literary address to a graduating class of 42 seniors. The school commencement program w4Il get under way on the class night'eieTcises'w nr’ given. The program, which has been arranged in. a very unique and interesting manner, will be gin at eight o’clock. Rev. Eugene Olive will deliver the commencement sermon to the graduating class at the First baptist church Sunday morning at 11 o'clock. This will be union service of all three lead- Corporation field here Saturday at three o'clock. One of the best games of the season is anticipated. 19 were made by theatre goers here this week. Each theatre admission at on the —I ■ elementary grades have consist ed mainly of class day exercises, academic contests and athletic contests. The comnu-ncemeiit for Wil- ' kesboro district was held on Saturday with the seventh grade graduates of the various schools I in the district taking part. The group commencement at Mount Pleasant was held on Friday. Millers Creek and Traphill group _ rminfipti commencements were held Tues- Flles From />t*ier Counties Mountain View on Tues- Are Plac^ In District 1^^-^ Office Here | Roaring River class night R L Wooten, wh^ was recently exercises tor seventh gr^ grad- made hSrof a five-county re-1 nates wus held on Tliujsd^ r«Jroyment -office with head- night of last week. The Ronda 5 - County Office Of Reemployment Now Established '^quarters here, has been busy during the past few days collect ing the fflea f’’"'” ■flcea In the district and placing them in his office here. -Under the cW set-up each coun ty was given a national re-em- Mojment office. Since the dis- j^ng of the eWA and curtail- Bent of jobs on federal projecte the re-employment organization m North Carolina was changed, nothing the counties of the state into districts and establi^ng one nffice for each district instead of enek county. the North Wilkeaboro ondsr ttie direction of will serve five counties; AUeghai^ Arias. Watauga, Atexsoder and Wilkes. ... . .. AC applications on fue m ^ ^five counties are now in 1 Mr. Wooten’s charge and all men a women in the counties comprising the district who desire their ap- rikations to be kept on ffle must do so through the office here. group commencement held Saturday, May 5. will be panied by a ticket, on which the holder is requested to vote for ORfi man from the list of ten nominations and one lady for Cotton King and Cotton Queen. The nominations for Cotton King are Bid Williams, Watson Brani’, J. D. Moore, Frank Al len, Henry Moore, Ivey Moore, Dr. J. H. McNeill, Kenith Chil ton. Bill Absher and Charlie Crutchfield. The nominations for Cotton Queen, ten highest in the voting this week, are Virginia Tomlin son, Lina Forester, Frances O’ Daniels, Grace Dean Forester, Ruth Brame, Eleanor Smoak. Marjorie Deans, Lib ^rester and Treva Spalnhower. ing churches in the city with Dr. W. A. Jenkins and Rev. C. W. Robinson participating. The class night program to be given Friday night has been ar ranged as follows: Processional and fealty song hy class; welcome, Henry Bau- guess: History, Elizabeth John son: will and testament. .Mar garet Paw; class gift to school, James Caudill; school song by class. Election of May Queen Arabelle Dunn. Rebecca Brame; Jock O'Green, Allen Ward; Fairy. Mable Kilby. th-owning May Queen I Attendants, senior boys and Sunday School Convention of the Stone Mountain Baptist As sociation will be held at Maple Grove Baptist church on Satur day and Sunday, May 26 and 27, it was announced today. The first program of the con vention will be held on Saturday morning at 10 o’clock. There will be a Saturday afternoon, itnrday night , and all-d&: irogram wHi h iter date. Top of the- historic Rendes- vous Mountain, located near Purlear, is now acMsible to motorists, it was made known to day following completion of a road to the summit. Rev. W. E. Linney, who today announced himself as a candi date for register of deeds with the following statement: “I am, after careful consider ation, announcing myself a can didate for the office of Register of Deeds of Wilkes county for the term beginning Dec. 1, 1934, subject to the will of the Re publican voters of the county at the primaries In June. I respect fully solicit the support of all my Republican friends in the county." The top of the historic shrine; which was a training ground for ' Col. Benjamin Cleveland’s troops in the American four miles Reece Billiiq[s Taken At Still Revolution, In north of, Pdrlenr postoffice and rises like a senti nel among the foothiHs of tke Blue Ridge. The road from the oona^ road near Purlear to the top ot the mountain was constructed bjr members of the James C. C. Camp, which is located nearby. The road to the top is an exeel- lent condition for fair weeth^ travel and will be an ali-weet1»- er road as soon as graveling in con»pleted. It is possible for a motorist to drive to the summit, althongh adequate parking space for at ^ least fifty cars Is provided wlth- j in fifty yards of the top. The road makes accessible ona Interesting historical Federal Agents Fmd_ Lomax Resident At IWeit DistO- lery Outfit be announce IT nrn- !(l at a Reece Billings was arrested by federal agent.s at a distillery in the Lomax section of the coun ty Monday. The arrest was made by federal agents workfng In this territory. Billings -was arraigned before U. S. Commissioner J. W. Dula in Wilkesboro and released und- 8egHif"f*n May 21. spots In North Carolina and one In which great interest has beeli taken in the last few years, es- pecially by the Daughters of the American Revolution, the local chapter of which is named Ren dezvous. To reach the mouQtain the motorists will go by way of the Boone Trail Highway to the In tersection of the road leading north to J’urlear, nine miles west of this city. At Intfinmctian-. vous"'State Park. ; Truck And Fire Trails Now Being Constructed By C. C. Camp Boys Correction All-Day Program Mt. Pisgah Church On Sunday, May 6 Fire Fighting Will Be Effective When Trails ! Are Completed j Members of the James Civilian Solicitor .John R. Jones j Conservation Camp at Purlear Speak; Mountain Quartet i jj^ve constructed around 75 To Sing I ,„iies of fire trail and 15 miles t of truck trails in the mountain An all-day program of ®°ter-, ^ gO tainment and Inspiration will be j camp. held at Mt. Pisgah Church near, ong of the most important I Dockery on Sunday, May j ginning at 10:30 o’clock. One of the features of program will be an nddress Solicitor John R. Jones. Also on the program will 6, be- projects now being constructed is the four mile truck trail lead ing from the road at the top of the Rendezvous along the divid ing ridge between Reddies River ! and Lewis Fork Creek toward - be j the Blue Ridge. From the end singing by the Mountain Quartet | of the truck trail a fire trail will and a number of nearby singing; be cleared on the ridge to the Inadvertently. Mrs. N. O. ! Smoak. well known Wilkesboro i lady, and one of the list of ellgi- bles for the Wilkesboro postof- More listed in Monday’s is- ™ * sue of The Journal-Patriot as a Republican. Mrs. Smoak stated Tuesday that she is a Democrat, and that she had been voting the Democratic ticket. In fairness to Mrs. Smoak, who stands second on the eligi ble list announced this week. The Journal-Patriot is pleased to make the correction re.quested by Mrs. Smoak in order that the public may be correctly informed as to her political affiliation. the j by I MiM Zelle Harris, of Roaring Rtvsr, and Miss Mae Shumate, were week-end guests Stefanoff and Black Are Denied Appeal By State’s H^h Court Raleigh. April 8.—Mike Stef- anoff and R. E. Black must do death sentences tor the murder of T. C. Barnes. Taylorsville banker, in July of 1933 unless the executive power saves the. two whites whose appeals were lost this afternoon in the Su preme court opinions. Their associates are seeking through certiorari to got a new hearing, the defense having a somewhat different state of facts on which it relies for help In dis proving the conspiracy to kill Mr. Barnes. The bandits who confessed their part In the rob bery and killing confessed also th© conspiracy, but Stefanoff set up insanity as a defense. The jury did not believe him. The opinion written by Chief Justice Stacy holds that,U^ait,a girls: ndants senior ooys ana ; aim a numuc* | - flower’ girls, Edna Bullis, ‘ classes. The public has a cordial | Big Lump at the Blue Ridge. . _ . . _ _v I I okfArtrl I 'PV»4c* ffllplf Hflfl flTC tFSil Hilda Meade, Marianna Cassel,! invitation to attend. Vernice Owens, O'Lena Sprinkle • (Continued on page eight) I W. Jimmie Anderson Files For Sheriff M. Osborne Not Candidate For Sheriff This truck and fire trail will prove invaluable in fighting fires in the Rendezvous and adjacent mountains. As an added aid to fire fighting a truck trail is be- W. M. Osborne, who, for nl ing constructed up Jones’ creek number of years has been an ac- r and will connect with the tive leader of the Republican j „„ the dividing ridge, party, today announced that he | Other projects now would not be a candidate for j worked out by the C. C. trail being Camp - wouia IIOI. uc a ; nu, ncu Police Thief Here Filed With! sheriff, thus putting to an endjniembera include improvement of Rnord and Paid Reauired reports and rumors that he j the road leading to the forest pt wS would make the race. observance tower on top of Pores Fee Last week did not think this the time versible error and that the con fession made by them was volun tary as the state contended. The men went to the bank, entered it in single file, one of them asked th© cashier to change a quarter, he was ordered to throw' Up his hands, the firing ensued and the cashier was killed. ’The defense is seeking to beat down the state's theory that a conspiracy were formed to rob the bank, and a murder com mitted by any one or m'ore of the conspirators In the attempt ed perpetration of the robbery, each and all of them would be guilty of the murder.’’ The two Greens, father and son, under death sentence, seek to get a new trial through certerlori and review of the case. But Chief Justice Stacy in today’s case (Continn^ on page eight) James M. Anderson, chief of the North Wilkesboro police force, .filed last, week with the county board of elections for the office of Sheriff of Wilkes coun ty and will he a candidate for the Democratic nomination. Chief Anderson announced several weeks ago that he would be a candidate and the fact that he filed last week assures the people that his name will appear on the primary ticket. Supporters who asked Mr. An derson to make the race point out that be is fitted by natural aWlHy and experience to carry H« the of the sheriff’s of fice In an admirable mwmier. They point tt> hi* roeopd as 4»w- lice cMri hqre during the' tew years,;, as being one of nut- standing merit. They predict that he will be a strong candi date tor the Democratic ticket if he is nominated. Mr. Anderson is a native of Statesville but. for the past ten years has ma;de his home here and is' widely know through^t this section. He was employed a salesman for the W•' D. Tx^ eater Company before he named as police chief here, r to enter the race, and that he felt like business matters should be given his attention at this time even though he would he suc cessful In obtaining the nomina tion Knob. Currituck farmers who are signing corn^o» ©I adjustment contracts wig' receive about 1200 each ac^rdlng those contracts which have been ap proved. ’ Pbos Goii^ Forward For Cotton Carnival Week In City May 14-19 Ruby Travis, a 4-H club girl of Catawba county raised 102 turkeys from six hens last year 0. F. Eller Is Candidate For Register Deeds Prominent Merchant Here Enters Race For Republi can Nomination Plans are going forward here for the Cotton Carnival Week to he staged in this city on May 14 to L9. Every phase of the ewnt Is being w idanned as to mhke .It the greatest trade carnival eyor planned fhr this part of the state.' . , V Cotton Cdmtval Week Is be ing sponsored by the North 'Wil kesboro Lions Club In cooper ation with the mefehants and maimfacturers of the city and surrounding communities. -BJvery day of Cotton Carnival Week will he filled with attrac tions that should ’ draw large crowds from all sections of Wllkds and adjoining counties, event falls on the date, of -Sit.' ■. ■' V.O National Cotton Week and will be the local observance of a na- tlon-irWe niovWhrifti Monday ot CoIOkM^ Carnival Week will b« ttik 4i4F ft»r parade, la whH!lF''1l)|f tions, local a*l ttWBtgnRf Pd*** of the state. nt tiaa xjioKs ula O. F. Eller, prominent mer chant here, today announced that he had tiled with the coun ty board of elections and would be a candidate for the Republi can nomination tor register of deeds. Mr. Eller was born and reared in Reddles River township and has been an active worker In the Republican party since early manhood. He was elected as county treasurer six years ago and . during the time ho served 5 as county official the manner in which he performed his dotted; was highly complimented,-* his friends point out. At present Mr. Eller resided'tt" Wilkesboro. where he Is a mem ber of the board of town com- mlsstoiieVs. The state Steftt of Committees of - _ «re working oot* for SWWf day of the trad© carnival and as the program is ^veloppd it will be' announced toi^hi people of thla jpart of t^^ilSate thronih the columns of''The Journal-Pa triot. J* " X. A 1 A Some of tk# events scheduled for th© week Include a baby ahnw. beauty contest, street t; Mr. Biter’s eft todcr. ’’rt’o t» Wtl many trtoh dMoe and cotton ball. .-.Sf ■■■■ " ■ ■ eaeotflpM..' bjr 'and affoFohe eon- Mdo^en, I annwoWW flnrt I au^ « candidate for the nomlnatkm for the office of register ®f deeds, subject to the acUon of the voters at the primwy Juae 2nd. If yon see fit'to throw your utiiiness to me U will be great ly appreciated. Assuring yon. If nominated'and elected, that 1 wlU endeavor to handle the olr flee to the best of my ahUIty."