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MAY 24, 19JJ4
j Mad Dog Goes
New Baby Has
^^^$1.00 IN THE STATE—11.60 OUT OF THE Sti
I iii -' - '
EaMd' Canine Shot Seven
Times By Polioeman Tues-
’ day Aftenioon
TWO BEUEVED BITTEN
A son was bora to Mr. and
Mrs. Blair IfouBf, of Grassy
Oeek, at The Wilkes Hospital
Thd youngster, who has not
been ^ven a name yet, is the
fifth living generations of that
family and has \ five
Several Dogs E.ined; Atten-'
tion Called To Gty Dog
An epidemic of rabies among
the canine family is feared here
because of the fact that a sup
posedly mad dog ran rampant
over the city Monday and Tues
day, biting several dogs. The
mad dog was killed Tuesday aft
ernoon on E street by Patrolman
J. E. Walker, who found it
necessary to shoo : it seven times.
The dog’s head was so badly
mutilated that it was impossible
to ascertain whether or not it
haA rabies but the police are
firm in their belief that the dog
Todd Wyatt, resident of this
city, and Betty Jane Hart, small
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill
hart, were reported to have been
bitten by the mad dog and the
pasteur treatment will be given
Sevtral of the dogs which
were said to have been bitten
have been Killed, while others
have been vaccinated and arc be
ing kept confined.
Although the mad dog was j
loose in the city Monday and i
MEET MAY 30TH
Annual Gathering of Rural
Carriers’ Association Be
Held At Hiddenite
Annual convention of the
Brushy Mountain Unit of Rural
Letter Carriers will be held at
Hiddenite graded school on May
30, it was announced here today.
The Brushy Mountain unit is
composed of members in Wilkes,
Iredell and Alexander counties.
The program will open at 10
o’clock with singlt g of “Amer
ica” and devotlonals by Chap
lains Kyles and Parks.
Address of welcome will be by
Rev. J. G. Miller, of Hiddenite,
and response by R. R. Crater, of
Ronda. Welcome from carriers
will be from E. A. Shaver, presi
dent. and response by S. R. Guy,
At 10:40 Ben L. Sronce, edi
tor of the Statesville Record,
will address tlie carriers. The me
morial service will be held at
R. C. Bunch (above), state
president Evangelistic clubs, will
preside at the state convention
here Saturday and Sunday. Boyd
W. Hargraves (right), national,
president, will speak at the First
Baptist church Sunday after
noon, three o’clock. Mr. Har
graves is recognized as one of
the outstanding lay speakers in
Il:l.=>. bu.siness session will
loose in me cuy j end the program tor the day.
Tuesday it was not reported to |
the police until Tuesday
noon! Police Chief J. M. Ander
son calls attention to the fact
that a report of any dogs act
ing suspiciously should be made
In order to keep down a dan
gerous mad dog epidemic the
police department is warning all
dog owners and keepers to keep
their dogs confined and to give
them the rabies vaccine. Atten
tion is also called tp the city or
dinance.. Kbich .ajakes vaccina
tion and registration of dogs
The city ordinance in regard
to vaccination of dogs reads as
“Sec. 14. Dogs To Be Vacci
nated: All persons owning any
kind of a dog of the age of six
months or more, or those who
U. D. C. In Boone
Will Re Held kViday; Several
Delegates Prom Here Plan
The meeting of the second dis
trict United Daughters of the
Confederacy will be held in
Boone Friday, May 25th, at
10:45 o’clock in the Methodist
church. Miss Lgcy
North Wllkesboro. District ''
rector will preside over, the meet
An interesting program has
been arranged, and delegates are
expected to attend from all the
chapters in the district. Granite
Falls, Lenoir. Marion, Morgan-
ton. North Wilkesboro. Old Fort,
have possession, and keepers of, and Sparta.
any kind of a dog of the age of
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S. S. Rally Day
All Day Rail,.- Program Planned
For Sunday: Prof. Story
A Sunday Schocl Rally
program is plar.neC at Moravian
Falls Baptis: church S,^nday.
The public If invited to attend.
The morning session will be
devoted to Junday school at 10
o’clock and the regular church
service at 11 o’clock with a serm
on by thf pastor. Rev. A. E.
■WaVs, of Taylorsville.
At no'm will be dinner on the
grounds. Those attending are re
quested to bring out a bountiful
basket dinner for this feature '1
the day’s program.
In the afternoon will be a
varied program of singing and
speaking. Including an address
by Prof. T. E. Story, principal of
Wilkesboro high school.
A special feature will be the
address of Mrs. James Edwin
Woodard, president of the North
Carolina U. D. C. The Boone
chapter will be hostess to the at
tending delegates at luncheon at
the Daniel Boone Hotel, each
delegate paying for her lunch,
which is a rule in the district.
The regular routine of business
will be transacted, and officers
elected at the meeting.
Those who will attend from
North Wilkesboyo will he. Miss
Lucy Finley, district director;
.Mrs. C. D. Coffey, Sr., secretary:
Mesdames B. R. Underwood. W.
C. Grier, and Miss Ellen Robin
To Supreme Court
Dr. W. A. Jenkins and Miss
Sussa ()• Prosram At
Dr. W. A. Jenkins, pastor of
the Methodist church here, sur
prised members of the local Kl-
wanls Club Pviday by giving a
discouree on astronomy. His ad
dress was very interesting and
contained much information
about the universe
Another feature of the pro
gram -arranged by J. C. Reins,
PvMay VMS w talk by Miss Back-
el Payae 9»m, atate director
iietaag tiw *d»|>watton of
liations ft tMsTSWjWrt.
-J BntBer’s PPO((ran* F’rWay
Tomorrow noon’s Klwanis
luneheon program will be in
charge of M. O. Bntner, manager
of the North WllkeaborO, braneh
of the Southem Pabllc Utilities
Company. Nr. Bntaar haa ar
ranged an Interaatinf ^ogram
and a fnll attendaace of mem-
tSera la expectei.'-
Judge Michael Schenck. super
ior court Judge, has been elevat
ed to a place as associate judge
of the North Carolina Supreme
court. The appointment was
made yesterday by Governor J.
C. B. Ebi-inghaus.
The place was first offered to
Major L. P. McLendon, who de
clined. J. Wallace Winbourne,
of Marion, has been named as
superior court Judge in place of
Judge Schenck but he has not
Judge Schenck will fill the
vacancy on the supreme 'court
bench caused by the death of
Justice Stacey Adams.
On Elk Cre^ Road
State highway forces have
just completed a bridge over
Elk Creek on the road leading
from Elk Creek church to the
Caldwell county line.
The state highway commission
the ObIM Wrtfaww Survey by tlU timber. VttlWW
state Anil^TV tbroi^ bridges on ^Ik -SJSdfe ’»«*■
the V«RA. Aa^Hery le Hap as Darby will be , Mso^-fte-Hbad and
Mmsd %«re. ’fbe brklgbs ■^pgy ■flttftrtiy
been needed for some time.
JTos. M. Dixon Dead
Missoula, Mont., May 22.
JdBeph M. Dixon, former gover-
iBgtoB a year Ago. He was 66.
Highlights ol State Evangelistic Club
Convention In City Saturday, Sunday
Assembly and registration
at Jii-thodist chnrcli Saturday
afternoon at thr')e o’clock. Ad-
lress by R. E. Price, of Ruth-
erfordton, will also be in the
Saturday afternoon service.
Dutch supper for all dele
gates and vLsitors at American
Legloji and Auxiliary Club-
■“timise Saturday at six p. in.
.Maximum cost 50 cents
Saturday '*venlng service at
Presbjteriaii cliurch at 7:B0;
election of officers and atl-
dress by M'. G. Haymaker, of
Sunday morning at 7 a. m.
a sunrise eervice vlU be held
with W. T. Davis, ot M’inston-
Salem, In chatg^.
Sunday afternoon, two o’
clock at the First Baptist
church will be the ttlstimonial
Sunda.v afternoon at three
o’clock will be the address of
the national president, Hon.
Boyd W. Hargraves, at the
First Baptist chnrch.
Saturday To Be
Poppy Day Here
Legion Auxiliary Will Sell
Replica of Flanders Field
Saturday will be “Poppy Day”
throughout the United States.
Millions of Americans will wear
little red poppies in tribute to
the men who gave their lives on
the poppy-studded battle fields
of France and Belgium I’uring
the World War. An army of ap
proximately 100.000 women will
distribute the memorial flor.ers
on the streets of practically ev
ery city and town in the coun
.Arrangements for observance
of “Poppy Day” here have been
completed by the women of the
local American Legion Auxiliary
Unit under the leadership of Mrs.
R. P. Casey and Mrs. Andrew
Kilby, poppy chairmen. Auxiliary
women will distribute poppies on
tlie street throughout the day,
and will receive contributions for
the welfare of disabled veterans,
their families and thf, families of
The poppies to be offered by
the Auxiliary tomorrow are pap
er replicas of the wild poppies
of France which grew on the
battle fields and war cemeteries.
They have been made by disabl
ed veterans working in 58 gov
ernment hospitals and Auxiliary
workrooms In 40 different
states. 'The local Auxiliary Unit
will distribute poppies made at
Oteen, N. C.
The bulk of the money con
tributed for the popples will be
retained In the city to be used
for the relief of aeed^ veterans
and their families during the
coming year. Part will go to
support state and national acti
vities of the American Legion
and Auxiliary for the disabled
and dependents. The poppy sale
is the principal source of sui^,
«wWMbed labor «sd ''**®^'**¥ Jfbr'^ contftttMkn AvelftrtW tbit no BMiiffcWfs W* Fro-'
^ krrtdge and inWftet^'wfWW^ vbktWfitatldn dW’-' ''Hand for ttre THWary^
«r stile community fnrnisllba r^y the 4l«t ■ -
Saturday Admission Price
Two Days At Liberty
.... . Harold Kay, manager of the
nor. United States senator, and Liberty Theatre, states that Sat
assistant secretary of the Inter- nrday admission prices for adults' noted tenor of this city, will sp
ier In the Hoover administration, will prevail at The Liberty Thea- jlear on the program. Works by
died here tonight. He bad been tre Friday and Saturday tor Beethoven,, Gri^ and nvnpiak
ill since bis return from Wash- “Ytva Villa,’* super movie
* - - '’thcactlon.
POPPY DAY PROCLAIMED
Poppy Day, which will be observed Saturday, May 26,
by the local unit of the American Legion Auxiliary, has
been given the official sanction of Mayor J. A. Rousseau,
who issued a proclamation asking the consideration of the
public in behalf of the occasion.
The sale of poppies will be conducted by the local legion
Auxiliary for the benefit of disabled veterans, their wi
dows and oi’phans. The proclamation follows:
Whereas, the Amerioau Legion Auxiliary is a patriotic
organization dedicated to human service and the advance
ment of jthe public welfare; and
Whereas, the funds received each year from the sale of
poppies are devoted by these organizations to the care of
disabled veterans, or their widows and orphans;
Now, therefore, I. J. A. Rousseau, mayor of the town of
North Wilkesboro, do hereby designate Saturday, May 26,
as poppy day and I do commend to our citizens a generous
support of this most worthy cause.
Done at North Wilkesboro, N. C., on this the 22nd day
of May, 1934.
J. A. ROUSSEAU,
Mayor of the Town of North Wilkesboro.
Saturday To Be
Primary Will Be Held On Sat
urday, June 2nd, By Both
WiU Be Held In Tent On Sixth
Street; Ohio Evangelist
Is Coming ,
Saturday of this week will be
challenge day in the 27 precincts
in Wilkes county, according to
the state law governing pri
maries for the county and state.
Reports from many precincts
show an unusually large regis
tration In both counties, Indicat
ing that Interest in the primary
has already reached a high
The primary will be held on
Saturday, June 2, for nomina
tions to both county and -state
offices. Nominations .will be
made by the secret ballot under
the same arrangement as- the
general election, except for the
A tent revival will begin on
Sixth street In thft ?lty Sunday
afternoon, the first service to be
held at 2:30 p. m.
The revival Is being sponsored
by the Friends’ Mission here
under the direction of Rev. Gur
ney B. Laws.
Rev. P. B. LilBdley, evangelist
from Ohio, will do the preaching.
Services will be held each eve
ning at 7:30 and Sunday after
noons at 2:30. The public is in
vited to any or fU eervices.
C%arie* McNelll,^»wat3r wel
fare offt^. Is se^dnv homef.
for seveii ‘ewdren, 4 boys and
The dUIdren range in ages
from S to IS years and can
he recomjnended-' Anyone de
siring to give on» oe mdre of
the children a home are ashed
to get In toneb with Mr. Mc
Neill at his offlee in the court-
Long Pen T
Mercy la Fedend (^rt
In May Term
THEFT CASES TRIED
Nmnber of Defendanhi
To Atlanta Pen For Steal* ]
Will Be Held By Legion and
Auxiliary Here Wednes-
" day Afternoon
Annual Memorial Day service
by the Wilkes Post of the Amer
ican Legion 4nd local unit of the
Auxiliary will be held at the
Memorial Marker on Memorial
Avenue In this city ^Wednesday
evening at 7:10 pi'm.rit was an
nounced here today.
The service will
about 30 minutes In
last only nionths In the penitentiary at g
about 30 minutes in order lo
, , , year in the Chlllicothe refonna-
make It possible for the people
liy « - . . - -
Atlanta while Jones was given B
to attend regular mid-week serv
Ices at the churches of the city.
08 at the cnurcMs 01 me cuy. automo-
All members of the American .
Legion, Legion Auxiliary, Boy
Scouts and Oirl Scouts are re
quested to gather at sexen
quested to gatner at sexen o -
clock in front of Hotel Wilkes . fnr fnn»
for the march to the marker
Company A of the 105th En
i^ompany a oi me luom luu-
glneers will furnish colors, color
guard and a firing squad.
The general public Is cordial
ly Invited by the Legion and
Auxiliary to attend the service.
The full program for the occas
ion will be announced in The
Journal-Patriot on 'Monday.
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Wants Books Back months each in the Atlanta prl-
Many School Books Ijoaned For
Needy Children Have Not
“Book loaned to school teach
ers for distribution to the needy
and unfortunate children shOuM
be returned to the welfare* of
fice,” Charles McNeill stated
Tuesday In asking that teachers
return all the school books loan
ed by his office.
He pointed out that the books
can be used again next year and
insisted that all books Iqnned
from the welfare department be
returned in as good condition as
District Conference Held At
Rural Hall; Local Min
District conference of the
Methodist Episcopal church was
held in Rural Hall Tuesday and
Wednesday with practically eve
ry charge In the district repre
sented. Counties Included in the
conference are Wilkes,' Surry,
Stokes, Yadkin, Ashe and Alle
The North Wilkesboro Metho
dist church was represented by
the pastor. Dr. W. A. Jenkins,
who preached Tuesday night, J.
H. Rector, Mrs. W. P. Horton.
Miss Lizzie HIsle and W. G. Ga
briel. Rev. Seymour Taylor, pas
tor of the Wilkesboro charge,
was accompanied by Mrs. N. 0.
Smoak, of Wilkesboro, C. W.
Mahaffey, of Union Church, and
Miss Lois Parks, of Roaring Riv
er. Rev. W. H. Benfield, pastor
of the Moravian Falls charge,
and'Mrs. Hattie Gaither, of Mil
lers Creek, also attended the con
Mrs. N. O. Smoak, of Wllkes-
.tooro, was named one of the dis
trict’s 17 delegates to the annual
Beatric« JeuiSm Is
•' MiM'-‘‘'Beati1d5®^ Jennings, of
Pores Knob, won first and sec-
dHl .jfttati ^ ’‘Glean^aii ^NiMk’’
1B « tnnteat -ipBieioyed^
'1^4|l):)Wit WBihan’e Blub. Mlsx
IjgWIi Rtewt Peitt tuia lUrlse.
''fids "tmt ptKe podtef hi ox
Meti(iQ4»^ To Hear
Boyd W. Hargrave#
descendant of one of the ehartet.^
members and Is a grandson of a
ideBt IN no PBlpit SoB-
.g,jd»y At 11
W. Malkmal! fomni;
HredWbttt at tl» «u«nes8 «Sn*x
*VBtB6aU«tlif Cl«he BBd ♦ tomlng W ^
oAltfr, Vin flU the putplt at tte wWkSiWftV.
Mies UtbbIb Bfevtas 4H11 .pn-.
sent'ber piano pSplls in e pftvate'
recital at the Wllkesboro sebool
auditorium Friday evening at
in addition to the piano'num
bers John Kermit Blackburn,
' Nt' HifMiontMlFMEir
the «t the posttiRee.
-morning servlee at
Hhu0 Chair Team To
Play At Tayloravillo
itb^ .bi* s?;
Home Chair Company
baseball team, local aggregation
which has not .been defeated in
__ __ Dvorjak
at-1 will ^ iilNIefBa'br Mtoa Blavlns’
ant regular gSine thte year, will
play TayloravUle baseball cluh at
Taylorsville Saturday afternoon
In eight fields'planted to reap- aita af the 'brlglBSl’ehnroh
[berries In Catawba county.this iag-^The pnorer of drfi
spring, the fariB agent found no was spoken hy a W, Hof
dead planta. ' " ^
Hardened ^criminals are showa :
little mercy by Judge Johnson J. J
Hayes In the term of federal j
court now In progress In Wilkes-
boro, as shown ^
tlvely long prison^wmSSB^h he }
has meted out a-Snoi^r ’ bf^
offenders since. ’ court '' opened *
Monday morning. . ^ :
Charles Richardson and,,Odell ']
Jones, charged with robbing the i
postoriiee at Batrrel Springs on 1
Christmas Day, were cooiHeted.
Richardson drew a sentence ’ Of
Otis Love and Thomas . Llttk*
bile in Roanoke, Va., and
brought It to Wilkes county,
plead guilty to violation of the
leased under probation for four
years on the condition that they
completed the eleventh grade.
Cecil Austin, Clyde Brown? Sid-
Mize were also convicted of vio
lation of the motor 1 vehicle theft
laws. Mize was sentenced to
three years In Atlanta prison
while the others were released
Oliver Lee Grimes and Lector
J. Johnson drew sentences of 15.
son for violation of motor theft
The following were sentenced
for violation of the old revenue
laws, .which makes it a crime to
manufacture or sell liquor on
which federal taxes have not
Ambrose McCoy, two years
probation; Walter Combs, fined
$200, three months in jail;
Reece Billings, two years proba
tion; Lundee B. Holbrook, year
In Atlanta and fine of $200;
Charlie Bau.vuess, 15 months in
Atlanta and fine of $200; Theo
dore Bangness, fine of $200 and
two years probation; James Har-
lie Billings, fine of $200 and
two years probation; Lawrence
Holbrook, three years probation;
Nelson Money, fined $200, six
months in-jail; George Shew, 18
months in Chitlicothe; Herman
Johnson, 16 months In Atlanta;
Orville Johnson, year in Chll
licothe; Wm. Stanford Majors,
15 months In Chlllicothe; Wm.
C. Morrison, fine of -200 and
year In Chlllicothe; Bert Cleary,
two years probation; Will
Knight, fine of $200 and 90
days in Watauga county jail.
Officials of the middle dis
trict attending court included
District Attorney J. R. McCreary
and assistants T. C. Carter, J. T.
Allen and Miss Ruth Robbins.
Clerk Henry Reynolds Is assist
ed by Deputy Clerk Miss Lillian
Harkrader. “ Marshal W. T.
Dowd is accompanied by Deputy-
Marshals E. M. Huffmao, L. M.
Lomax, John Stevenson', C. L.
Vanstory and Miss Addle Morris.
Rev. C. W. RolbliKibB At
tends AnniversMT Ohardh
Rev. C. W. RobinitoBU'Pfraby-
terian minister of UUs 'bity, at
tended the anniversary eolBbra-
tlcm of Sugaw Creek POM^^r-
ian Church near Cbariltft#’ Sun
*11118 chnrch was founded in
1756 and is one of the oldest
Preebyterian churches 4h tks;
- ' prSBOytenan ennrenee m rae
Natknal BvangeUstlc Club Pres- jiey, jjr. Robingoa. la a>
X *Blin a«t1hx ... X
fhie morning progral
sd of the- regular ehne
^ Skip, fli WMch 1»W, ’
and Rev. T. W. Ungle, of David
rity from hto home In Chatta-i— - . . .
mioga. r^nn,. to attend the state: county, delivered tto sermj
convention of evangelistic oluh#
to be held. In the ehurches here
The afternoon program
devoted princlpaliyxto the
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veiling of Ubtot, marking