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|ie« week tlvet opijitaed witk s»>
j|» threats to Present Roose-
gy» leadership ended tonight
administratiHi lines restored
! “mpst’* program apparwt-
in hand.
^king Jobe
_ college'
It director of s
su at the uniTersit;
Are Rescued
, / Jaly 14.—^Two boys
rl were rescued by a coast
aplane at 12:30 p. m. to-
ley had clung to a p%r-
erged sailboat for 18
ocean five miles
Held Tliursday
J. E. Sioiy'faeet^ President
in ConTentkMliflHd At
Pleasant E
Vice Preside
84-Pound Watenndon
r.^ were seardbing tonight for two
men who robbed, kidnaped and tied
■to a tree, M. A. Bowman, store-
heeper and filling station operatpr
m the CSethsemane road, 10 miles
north of Greensboro this morning
about 7 o’clock.
Big Fight la On
Washington, July 12.—President
Sooeevelt is surrounded by “nu
merous conspirators” who favor
aommunism and do not want pros
perity to return,” organized busi
ness charged today in a hot-tem
pered hearing on proposals to in-
cinase the taxes of the wealthy.
Power Companies Lobby
Washington, July 12.—Five min
utes’ investigation today informed
the senate’s new lobby committee
that power companies spent more
than 1300,000 in battling against
•boUShment of their holding com-
. lOiOOO Die In Flood
Hankow, China, July 15.—Ten
^thousand lives were lost today
the Han river poured a
seething torrent through a breach
in the dikes on the Hanyang side
of the stream, according to Chi
nese advices reaching here through
crip{ded communication facilities.
South Carolinians Save
Columbia, S. C., July 12.—Chief
State Bank Examiner Thos. H
Paniel made public today a report
of the savings division of the
Aflmrican Bankers’ association
which said South Carolina led the
southern states in per capita in
crease in savings in 1934 over
1938 and was third in the nation.
Strato Balloon Bursts
.Rapid City, S. D., July 12.—
.^ill apparently unaware of what
. caused their 3,700.000-cubic foot
^^-halloon to burst early today, Just
‘ before a nrojected stratosphere
‘ Jight, officials of the National
-CIbetraphic society and the airmy
air corps tonight started dismant
ling expedition headquarters.
G-Men Closng In
Tacoma, Wash. July 14—Reports
that the government was closing
in- m WHliam Dainard, fugitive
' of the George Weyer-
kidnaping, continued to
^^ate here today while Mrs.
^ ^y^aret Waley awaited in jail the
^^xmouncement of sentence for her
i» the crime.
i Bmtows Another Slice
..Jiriiington, July 14.—^A $100,-
0f00 1"”", to swell its cash
vas a^ed today by the
It was the sixth $100,-
Ij90,tt0 sought from the public
tee'the financial year began July
and reflected Secretary Mor-
announced intention to
the government’s work-
Jl'~4*g caifit balance at the $750,000,-
jg j|90 levid.
>ir Kiwanis
Gdb Is Coming
To North WDkesboro Friday
EvoiiiiME for An Inter-
Onb Meeting
Bolr Klwanls Club will come
Wilkeeboro Friday eve-
fWor an Inter-club meeting
ga local elob »t Hotel
at 7:30. It to hw>ed thdt
^member of the local club
ipwsent. •
_y V. Aderholdt, of Lo
ne CoUsgo. was tho prin-
nker at the meeting Pri
son e program under
f ^ C B. BUeTr conn-
at of schools. Her
^SHwatmis To
Prof. T. E. Story, principal of
iWHhesboro high school, was
lected president of the Wilkes
ity Sunday School organiza-
In the annual convention
Thursday at Pleasant Home
|cb near Ronda.
le convention was one of the
successful in the history of
,organization, according to re-
of many who attended, and
Very inspiring program was
Principal features of the morn
ing and afternoon sessions were
addresses by Rev. Shuford Peel
er, state secretary, and Miss
Myrtle McDaniel, field worker.
The night program w^MM||poted
to young people and wa^Watur-
ed by an impressive pageant un
der the direction of Miss Marie
McNeill, of Champion.
Bethel church, located seven
miles from North WHlkeeboro on
the >fountain View road, won
the attendance pennant, which
award was, based on number at
tending and distance from the
convention church. Bethel was
also selected as the scene of the
1936 convention.
Following are the officers of
the county organization for the
ensuing year: T. E. Story, pres
ident; J. F. Jordan, R. L. 'Woot
en, W. R. Hubbard and Rev.
John Burcham, vice presidents:
Mrs. M. F. Bumgarner, secretary;
Miss Beulah Ferguson, director
of young peoples’ leaders train
ing; Mrs. James Perry, children
director; Miss Marie McNbiUi di
rector of young peoples’ work;
F. J McDuffie, director of adult
Twelve Sunday schools were
represented in the convention and
keen interest was shown through
out the day and night program.
Girl Is Held For
Husband’s Death
Mrs. Roy Robinson Placed
Under $500 Bond In Hear
ing Held on Friday
Mrs. Roy Robinson, who is
charged with firing the shot that
caused the death of her h^is-
band several weeks ago, was
^iven a preliminary hearing Fri
day in Wilkesboro before Mag
istrate C. G. Glass and was re
leased under bond of $500 for
appearance at the August term
of Wilkes court beginning on
August 5.
Her husband died some time
after he was shot at their home
near Purlear. The load entered
this thigh and inflicted a wound
from which he was unable to re
Conflicting accounts of the
shooting were given to the ef
fect that she fired while in a fit
of passion and that the shot was
In the hearing Friday the
state was represented by Attor
ney J. H. Whicker, while Attor
ney Kyle Hayes appeared for
Mrs. Robinson.
Play On Tuesday
Night At Moravian
“Crafty Grandpa” Will Be Pre
sented For Benefit M. E. Par
sonage; Pnblic Invited
! 1
WsshidiEpn , - • Miss Fannie
Megahee, queen of Georgia’s an
nual ' watermelon festival, came
North with an 84-pound prize-
winning watermelon to present
to President Roosevelt.
Hear Discussion
School Matters
Open Meeting Today On
Question of Applying For
Public Works Funds
Wilkes county board of com
missioners in recess session to
day listened to a number of peo
ple from several communities in
the county as they discussed the
question of Whether or not
Wilkes county should apply for
$250,000 of public works funds
for the purpose of erecting five
new school buildings and addi
tions to five others.
The board of education is
asking that the county procure
$250,000 from public works
funds for erection of new build
ings at Millers Creek, Mulberry,
Mountain View, Clingman and
Benham and additions to Wil
kesboro, Mount Pleasant. Roar
ing River, Moravian Falls and
Lincoln Heights buDdlngs.
Architects estimate the cost to
be around $250,000 if construc
tion will be in such a manner as
to gain a'pproval from PWA en
gineers. Of this amount $112,-
500 would be a direct grant
and $139,500 in four per cent
bonds over a period of 20 years
in funds were to be obtaned
from the public works adminis
ytefit Term Friday
iSnVed Very SaliafBctory '
Seventy-five {AllTeBdy
ed For Second Tennj Ref-
istrations Condiig In
A bigger summer school fd
Wilkes county teachers was in
prospect today when enrollment
for the second term of the Le-
noir-Rhyne College branch in 'WU-
kesboro had reached 76 with sev
eral others expected.
The first term of the schooluym
which 69 teachers took courses,
closed Friday and registrations
for the second term were opened.
Standard courses •will be offer
ed through the second term, which
will be for six weeks. The first
term proved very satisfactory for
the faculty and teachers, it was
learned today, and all who enroll
ed were well pleased ■with the tyi>e
of work offered.
Registrations for the second
term will continue through Wed
nesday, July 17, and school au-
thj^ties are expecting many oth-
jetL' teachers to take advantages of
the opportunity to study regular
courses without leaving their
homes. _ .
Prof. 'V. 'V. Aderholdt, of Lenoir-
Rhyne, is director of the Wilkes
boro branch. The other members of
the faculty are W. D. Halfacre,
superintendent of North Wilkes;
boro city schools, T. E. Story,
superintendent of Wilkesboro dis
trict schools, Mrs. Brown, of Le-
noir-Rhyne, and M. F. Bumgarner,
of Millers Creek.
Teachers may gain full infor
mation about the courses offered
by calling at the office in the Wil
kesboro school building.
Political Conferences Order Of TJlie Day
Republican Confab in Gevelan^; Ffirmer-Lffiiw. In Omaha
and Tbizd Party Getti^ Starts With .Mfi^ipg in
Chicago; Political Speculation Riffi
Moving Picture
At M. E. Church
“Trail of The Circuit Rider” Will
Be Shown At Local Church
Sunday Evening
“Crafty Grandpa,’’ a three-act
comedy, will be presented at Mo
ravian Falls schoolhouse o n
Tuesday night, eight o’clock.
Profits from the admissions will
go for the benefit of the Metho
dist parsonage.
The play is highly entertain
ing and is expected to draw a
large crowd. The cast is made
up of a number of amateur play
ers in the community who have
succesafnUy staged a number of
other productions.
The play will be given under
the direction of Miss Elisabeth
Faw, student of dramatics who
made quite a record at Greens
boro Oollegs last year.
To Sgeed Up
WashingteHi, July 14wi
cratk party, chieftains
President Sooaevrit roti
a wert^^ outtng tonight!
delnnfaiatioii^ovUent tr
taarilB an early;’-
—' - -
“The TraU of.the Circuit Rid
er,” an authentic moving picture
taken from scenes of real life in
the Carolinas, will be shown at
the North Wilkesboro Methodist
church on Sunday evening, July
21, at 8:15. The public has a
cordial invitation to' be present.
The Circuit Rider portrays the
influence of the early church on
the solution of pressing social
problems of today and shows the
origin and the work of the Duke
Endowment for orphanages, hos
pitals, rural churches and uni
“The Trail of the Circuit Rid
er” is authentic: every scene
from real life in the Carolinas;
no professional actors. But even
more interesting in many re
spects, the audience sees and
hears well known peoiple, col
lege presidents, business men,
preachers, physicians, tenant
farmers, and negroes, as they
move in the glare of the moving
picture camera and as they speak
in''the microphone.
Successful Meeting Is
Held at Moravian Falls
Several were added to tiie
choreh and five were ibaiptised in
a service Sunday afternMn as
the result of a revival which
was held at Morsviau Falls
Baptist church last week. The
services ware Veil attended and
mnoSi Interest vaa shown In thq
The pastor. Rev. Rogers
Gwsitney. ^ of Winston^flalem, was
•Misted by ROTS. N. C. Teague,
of ggialfflHlslein and A. Uk
W. K. Stordivaiit
Heads State Body
Elected President of State
Burial Association In Con
vention Held Wednesday
W. K. Sturdivant, of the Reins-
Sturdlvant Burial Association
and funeral home, was elected
president of the North Carolina
Stater^ Burial Association at tho
annual convention held at the
Sir Walter .Hotel In Raleigh Wed
The state association is com
posed of 108 individual burial
associations throughout North
Carolina with a total member
ship of more than 400,000.
Other officers elected were A.
D. Royal, of Clinton, first vice
president; E. A. Tiraberlake, of
Lexington, second vice president;
Wade C. Moody, of Mount Airy,
seefTetary-treasureT. The 1936
cnventlon will be held in Salis
Election of the local man to
head the state organization is
considered quite an honor.
. ^ ..
I CHICAGO — “Third Party’
Chicago—That the 1936 national political campaign gives promise
of much action is being indicated these days in the staging of varii^
political conferences throughout the middle-west. At Omaha, Boy M.
Harrop, chairman, called a Farmer-Labor convention to order. At
Cleveland, State Senator George H. Bender, opened the -Republican
Crusaders conference which caused consglorable comment in G. 0. P.
circles. And here at Chicago, Alfred Bingham, left, national secretary,
and Paul H. Douglas, right, Chicago U. professor and permanent
chairman, called a “Third Party” meeting to order.
Civil Term of
Federal Court
Will Convene In Wilkesboro
On Monday, July29 ; Is
Adjourned Session
An adjourned session of fed
eral court will convene In Wll
kesboro on Monday, July 29, for.
trial of civil cases. Judge John
son J Hayes, middle district
jurist, will preside
At the regular May term it
was impossible to try all the civ
il actions pending after a large
the May term will serve through
the adjourned session.
Several civil cases of consider
able interest are on the docket,.
Including a number of war risk
insurance claims, It is under
The heavy rains . BetuRtoy
night and Snafiay ni|^ here
have caused some spedolatini
ae to hovr BMUh ngg ML FL
gardi releaaed by 8^ Ckwaa
at the «Ry mUmblfisaA tor
Scout Cwirt of
Honor,In Meeting
Thirteen Sc^ts Gain Merits
of Advancement; Three
Awards Made By Court
The Court of Honor of the
North Wilkesboro District of the
Winston-Salem Council of Boy
SJbuts of America met on Tues
day evening at the Presbyterian
Scout hut with the following in
attendance: T. E. Story, J. B. Mc
Coy. A, S. Cassel and H. F. Bouk-
night, Gordon Finley, John Cash-
ion and Chas. Farthing, Eugene
Garbee and four scouts from
Boone; Troup No. 34, 1 Scout;
troop 36. 6 scouts; and troop 37, 7
scouts; and Darwin and Lowell
Smithey, two visiting scouts.
The following presented appli
cation for advancement and were
passed: William Covington, H. P,
Bouknight, (4), Edward McNeil,
Pat Williams. Douglas Linney,
William Gray, Don Story. Sam
Smoak, James Hemphill, Baxter
The following awards w^re
made: Pat Williams, Path Find
ing and First Class badges: Ted
Hulet, Second Class pin; Edward
McNeil, Second Class pin.
The Court voted to hold the next
meeting with the Boone Troup N®.
41 at the high school building in
Boone July 23, at 7:80 p. m.
In an adjourned meeting the
members of the Court and the
docket of criminal' eases* was Scout masters discussed the ad'
tried and Judge Hayes announc- visability of requiring all scouts
ed that an adjournpd session ^ho appear before the court to
would be held in tho summer, ^ear their uniforms.
The jurors who served
Chicago, iitly 12.—Almoirt a
year after he laid John DUllnger-
low, MetTin Fury to, one of the'
button’s best known "O-men,"
resigned tod^.
The 89-year-old soft-spoken
'southerner, ■whose main conver-
Mtions with gapgland were jranc-
tnated With splatWrlnrf bullrts,
'Ud he fihit fW ‘'purely persott-
fil' reasons.’’ ■ A la’wpdr, ■ It waa
Several Games On
Week’s Schedde
Home Chair Nine Will Play
LincolnUm Here Tuesday;
Other Games Arranged
North Wilkesboro’s (Home
Chair) baseball team has a
touch schedule this ■week that
promises thrilling games for lo
cal fans.
Chatham Blanketeers of El
kin, who had games scheduled
this week on Thursday and Sat
urday, canceled -because of tour
nament conflicts and these games
will be played next week.
On Tuesday afternoon Lincoln-
ton comes here for a game at
four o’clock. Llncolnton has a
strong team and can offer the
local aggregation plenty of op
On Wednesday the locals will
play a return game with Boone
there and a home game will be
arranged for Thursday after
noon. ' •
On Saturday the local team
will play Thomasvllle all stars
there and the all stars will play
a return game here Sunday.
Revival Closes At
Wilkesbo|9 phurch
Two-Weeks’ Mee^ At Me«io-
dlst Chnrch To' Enfl;* Much
Interest BbPirR
A revival meeting which -had
been In progress for two weeks
at the Wilkesboro Methodist
church closed Sunday.
The'pastor, Rev. Seymour Tay
lor, was assisted during the se
ries of services • by Rev. G. N.
Dulitt, of Peachland. The serrlc-
est was shown by t'nb large con
gregations - In atiqndqnoe.
L.*G. Kelly Talies Job
With New York Life Co.
,i. G. Kelly, who has been en
gaged in hotel business IPj^j, De
troit, West VlrglnU gnd lows for
a nnol^ of years, ^s irtcepted
a position'with the widely kno'Wn
New Tprk Lite InsarMice com-
puiy 15 this terrltpty
To Have
Outlybig ^
May Open;1^
Hoping To
Half of TeriR Bi^Ofe
Wednesday, ABgittt,^,i8,^,|p|»'
been tentatively ss4
ing date for schools in WU^pe
county by the board of OdfCi^
tlon and C. B. BHe^^lMoigRy
superintendent of schodiS,
was learned today.
A system similar to that nseg
last year will be followed ao-
’nearly as possible with a uniforp.
date for operation, of ichoolik.
This eliminates unnecessary woylc
and enables school aut^orittsk
make out reports, tosmsi vonohafp
ets., at regular intervais.
Opening on August 88 iriU
make it possible to complete «n>
actly one-half the school t«na
-before Christmas holidays., Wafi
nesday is made the opening tty
in order that there may be three
odd days which mdy he hsed tor
two holidays at Thanksgivfny,
one day for the fair or dietrlet
teachere’ meeting.
However, any of the snuJl
schools in outlying districts wfsh-
ing to begin earlier may starf ea.
August 1, provided there 'ia''no
transportation arrangement • ’^in
terlocking with another schdol,
-Mr. Eller said. ■ ' •
School authorities'aBtlei-
patlng a most snSeqihfai
Practically all of ’’thtk epkwMk
have employed teachers for
year and at this time . thasinyre
no schools which' do not.,;«Mure
teachers selected. *..
Youths Taken On
Larceny Charge!
Graysim Dowril and Recce
Jordan Held In CoimectkMr
With Store Robberies
Grayson Dowell and Reeee
Jordan, youths residing in' tba
Roaring River vicinity, have been
placed in j^l at WUlkesboro on
charge of entering the Roaring
River Hardware store, J. A.
Longbottom’s store and Friendly
Cafe at Roaring River one night
last week.
The three establishments Were
entered on the same night. '•ad
more than $200 in merchandJac
was taken, according to report*
reaching beyre. Guns, ammunf-
tion and other items were mtoc-_
ing in comparatively large qnaa-
tities from the hardware store.
Longbottom suffered loss of
several items of general me»-
chandise and the cafe was loser
of a considerable quantity of
of cigarettes.
Local officers worked for spn^'
time on the case with :r'.Mood'-
hounds without results untU'-nv*-
picion centered on Dowell, wb*
was arrested and to said to here-
confessed to his part in tite tfir
berles but refused. to.;,lM^» bto-
associates other than'' Jordan,
who, he said, hauled the 'stoire
goods In his car.
Egbert Wil«
Arrested At St9
Revenue Agents Make Sac-
cessfol Raid In Traphfli
Egbert Wiles, resident of the
Traiphill community, was arrretr,
ed during a rald.oq %
vicinity Thursday by fbdetwr
officers. * '
Investigators from the afeohol
tax tanit conducted the raid,
which netted Wilre’ arrest .end
the seizure of a medinm siaed
— .stilt and considerable. Auaatities
es were featured by , Insidring qj spirits and materials >Tor li-
CB V»«X» \JX BpirJLO ttUU UittWAlttia *-4vr U-*
gospel messages and much intM- qnor manufacture. OKicen in.
Keb a.*.. __»« . v «« vi, . m' *
the raid were J. R. Braro4n»
R. Williams, Leonairi
8. Felts, F, D. Lunqlfia
OUnard Jojiiisan. '
la a preltainary
beCore Commissioner' f.
in Wflkeaboro, bond fo^\
ayqearance ;at ^9
of ^edei^ court in

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