H Air. 18.-^F«a!ing high here todey oter of «n attempted ,*j!jejjlwU ojB feurye|ur-old ^ttie daughter of Hr. and Mra. J. . jBnton, who live near Lumber- |; OB the Fiprroont road, by r'Watson, negro farm hand, SS years okL ^^^Uves Witheat Brain New Yorki Aug. 18.—A baby oy hved 27 days after birth with floid in the cranial cavity of a developed brain, it [.(revealed today after an au- .The chiM was bom July >and died.^i^aiuL4?orning. Tsa,i,|g^HtCiens ^ Raleigh, Aug. 17.-—With ‘of piles unopened and bushels to be cett up on the ^sutchine, the state reve- neat today found out had collected through ay 13,430.646.24. Hi •“Buir KiBcd By Train ^ ^g. 17. — Raleigh 22, is believed to have been instu^ly Jjdled this morning shortl/*iWir ■ midnight !hm he was hit by an eastbound ISbuthera freight train at the 24th street crossing, the scene of w series of fatal accidents in re cent years. V5l. XXIX, NO. 90 Pub l^c IJORTH WILKESBORO. N.: C,, MONDA^^ AjtJG, X9, 1936 "SfeSO iS THE ^TA/TB->42.00 OUT OP ToFimudiSite City; ComnuasioRcrs Pass Resoiation Offerfaig Hot To State For Buflding Reven^ ^jienUfBntertain. Chiefs By mem CTn Raids Netting Eight *"’* ' StiRs In Wilkes County In One Day TO COST AIROCND $25,000 Building Site On Fairgrounds Offered; Considered De sirable Location Auto Crash Fatal Wilson, Aug. 17.—R. S. Wil kins, 65-year-old Wilson building ’’contractor, was instantly killed today when his automobile skidd ed and overturned in a ditch be- ■ side the highway south of War saw. An examination showed his >kuU was fractured and his neck broken. Wrecks Off Coast Hatteras Inlet, Aug. 17.-—The three-masted schooner Nomis, of New York, struck a reef fou" miles south of Hatteras Inle* coast guard station early today and went to pieces in high seas ift, shortly after her crew of six jb. Were brought to safety by coast K. gnsrdsmen. North Wilkesboro city commis sioners in recent session passed a resolution to grant to the state an adequate and suitable site on which to construct an armory to house Company A, 106th Engi- jj^ers, located here. 'rAdjutant General J. Van* B -Ifktts advised Captain Ralph R. iB^ns, of Company A, that the ,v^ks progress administration Ik^ould erect a $26,000 armory building here if the city would furnish a suitable location. The city fathers decided that a portion of the Wilkes fairgrounds, property of the city, may be used an armory site. This location, it is presumed, will meet with approval of all officials as the fairgrounds will be ample space for field actmties in addition to the space for the armory. The present armory, a wood structure, is now located on the fairgrounds and is used as an ex hibit hall by the Great Wilkes Fair. The building to be erected will be a handsome structure, accord ing to General Metts and will be i'.uch that can be pointed to with pride as an asset to the commun ity. It may be used as a com munity hall for public gatherings, he says. Three federal fevenne agents of the alcohol tax nnits eater- ' tained their superiors in WUkea Thurfday 1^ taking them along' in a aiding party and cuttfaig down eight stills.!^ ^W. N. Reddens, assistant dis- tri:t superrisor of the Balti more alcohol tax unit, in com pany with T. E, Patton, head of tha Charlotte office, came to WUkea-Thursday in order to let Mr. Reddens see first hand how mwnshine stills are located and destroyed by the officers. Revenue Agents J. C. Fort ner, C. a. Felts,,, Leonard Roop and Deputy Mdrshal W. A. Jones' took Mesars. Heddws and Patton into the Windy Gap vichdty and into southern Wilkes, where they tramped., over the hills and mountaiila to*^ locate eight complete distillery outfits that had a total capacity of just so many hundred gal lons per diem. ^ It was a big day’s work’ for the officers and furnished plen ty of entertainment A>r their superior officers. Vast quanti ties of material for the manu*. facture of firewater were de stroyed at the scenes of the various stills. No arrests were made, however. Wayne _Gets 18sT» 25 Years. hP^ Convicted of, Roy Ridtardeen At CAudiB Home at NeW^e in Det^ber^i,, 2ND DEGREE VERDICT Court Adjourned Friday Aft- «mpon ; Several Canes Not Reached During Term Head State WPA ' Will Aid Students P" Chapel Hill. Aug. 17.—Three hundred and thirty-two students Deep Gap Man Is Taken By Police, Forgery Charged George Ws Coan. Jr., adminis trator of the Works Progress Ad ministration in North Carolina, tells commissioners how (WPA is to be handled. . Cletus 'Welch Taken At Local BaiA Thursday While Pre- , sentmg Check Cletus Welch, resident of Deep of 130 who applied for fed-, „ , j * 1 „i ■, , . ill I' • Gap, was arrested at a local bank amH aid work at the Lniversity _, „ i- /-v r t -vr Kr. ^ • Thursday by Police Chief J. M. pof North Carolina for the coming . , ^ ^ • r vear were selected for self-help ; Anderson on a charge of forging f year were seiecieu lor seu «eip ^ Moretz, also of ' work, It was announced today. I v-v p This list included both old and i V J Welch was presentincr the check hnew students. 103 of whom are ^ Coan Gives WPA Pvegram For State To Commissioners Summer School In Wilkesboro Closed Friday Approximately 100 Wilkes Teachers Took Advantage of Local Opportunity A branch of Lenoir-Rhyne sum mer school, in session for two terms in Wilkesboro, closed on Friday. TTie enrollment during the last term was 63. First term enroll ment was 69, all of whom com pleted the work and gained the credits for which they studied. A total of around 100 teachers were enrolled for both terms. Prof. V. V. Aderholdt, of Le- noir-Rhyne, direiited the summer school and during the last term three Wilkes school men assisted him on the faculty: W. D. Half acre, superintendent North Wil kesboro city schools; T. E. Story, superintendent Wilkesboro dis trict schools; and M. F. Bumgar- near, of Millers Creek. Teachers who attended the courses were apparently well pleased with the type of work of-' fered in the first summer school to be held in Wilkes during the past several years. — . . .u ■. f I for payment and while in the «onung to the university for the | the bank* informed Chief An- ±iT8t time. Congress To .\djoum j Washington. Aug. 18.—Passage custody. ■\)f the tax £Hid utilities bills be fore adjournment was projected by Democratic leaders tonight I after a conference with President 'Roosevelt. Upon leaving the tWhite House, Senator Robinson, [.the Democratic leader, said “it is eved that work of the session be completed this week.” derson, who immediately appear cd on the scene and placed him in : Efforts Being IVIade To Speed Program and Place Re lief Cases On Jobs Ball Attacks Auto Danville. Va., Aug. 17.—L. ,W. Lee decided today that it does not pay to have- the family automo- ^ hile waxed and shined before go- . ing to the mountains on a holi- ly. He did so, parked his car on lonely road and came back to ^find a bull attacking the car. bovine had seen its own im- reflected in the glossy sur- ttd decided that a challeng- irrived. Lowering his head iJhe tShrged, denting in the door jwaembly and ctherwise scarring fvi|the polished surface with its iclunms before it could be driven Teachers To Meet Tuesday, Aug. 27 Supplies Will Be Given Out by | Principals On That Date j In Wilkesboro , Teachers employed to teach in Wilkes schools during the coming term are required to attend the teachers meeting to be held at the Wilkesboro school building on Tuesday, August 27, at 10 a. m. This meeting will be on the day before school opening on August 28 and supplies will be given out at the meeting by district prin cipals. If the school textbook rental proposal is adopted by the state commission machinery for carry ing out its provisions will be ex plained in the teachers’ meeting on August 27. Raleigh, August 17.—In an ad dress before the North Carolina County Commissioners Associa tion at Wrightsville Beach, State Administrator, George W. Coan, Jr., outlined in simple language, the plans and purposes of the Wgrks Progress Administration, that his message might be car ried back to the citizens of the counties throughout North Caro lina, that they have a complete understanding of the gigantic pro gram to transfer workers from relief rolls to the security of a job for the next twelve months. Every effort is being made, stated State Administrator Coan, to speed the program and begin work as early as possible. Organ- (Continued on back page) Robbers Enter Two Local Stores E. E. Eller’s and Radio Sales Companv Entered Thurs day Night Wayne Caudill, youth of the Newlife community, was sentenc ed in Wilkes court Friday after noon to not less than 18 nor more than 26 years in the penitentiary for the murder of Roy Richard son at Caudill’s home in Decem ber. Judge Don Phillips pronounced the sentence soon after the jury returned a verdict of second de gree murder, which was reached after deliberating for a short time. Solicitor Jones did not put Cau dill on trial for first degree mur der but announced at the begin ning Of the trial that a verdict of second degree murder or man slaughter would be asked as the evidence warranted. It will be recalled that Caudill shot Richardson in a quarrel at his home and that Richardson died from the effects of the wound. A plea of self defense was offered in the trial. Sentence of Grayson Dowell, convicted of being a member of a party that entered and looted three Roaring River establish ments, was reduced from two to three years to one to two years in state prison. Reece Jordan, con victed in the same case and sen tenced to one to two years in the penitentiary, had his sentence re- du-:ed to s|x months on the roads. Wilson Shew, convicted of bastardy, was ordered to pay $7 each month for support of child. Two divorces— were granted during the term. The cases were Mary Brame Sloop versus U. W. Sloop, and C. W. Church versus Annie Church. 'Court adjourned Friday after noon after being in session twt> weeks. Although many cases were tried the docket was not cleared and it was necessary to continue many cases. ISGANPIDATE '‘ww" Plans For Jomt Picnic Completed lorth WiHtesboro Postoffice In New Bdlding; Facilities Better Kiwanis, Grangers and Or- chardists To Gather For Picnic Thursday From Leased Quarters ni^sd&y Night To Gov- ^ernment Owned Building North Wilkesboro postoffice >p^ied Friday morning in its new ^It^rament-owned building. . ' ’ll** building had been ready Icr occupancy for two months, Rjere was indefinite delay in tring the necessary furniture fixtnies, order for which was placed brfore the building was ompleted. t r- .Although Postmaster J. G. , lutd orders to move as soon « equipment arrived, it was , a aorprifie to the majority be people of the city Friday bwi that, the postoffice had Mil'Oveniight from its leased en B street to the new on C street. The fumi- delivered to the new fymn the depot Thurs- noon and a great part of ' wight 'was spent in get- on paiee ^ht) ras Wilkesboro Grsinge Meets Tifisday Night All members of the Wilkesboro Grangre are asked to attend the meeting at the courthouse on Tuesday nigjht, eqght o’clock, it was announced today by Prof. T. E. Story, master. Father And Son Die High Point, Aug. 18.-^T h e deaths of two members of the same family occurred a few hours apart here this • morning when Sam R. Lane, 65, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. J. B. Davis, 138 West Lexington ave nue, shortly after 1 o’clock, and his son, D. C. Lane. 37, died at 6:30 o’clock. The father had been in declining health for a long time, while the son died of a heart attack, probably caused by the shock of his father’s death. A ton of water from the Dead Sea contains *137 pounds of salt. All plans are now complete for the joint picnic of the Brushy Mountain Fruit Growers, Wilkes Pomona Grange and the North Wilkesboro Kiwanis Club to be held on August 22 at Perry Lowe’s orchard at Kilby’s Gap on tbe Wilkesboro-Taylorsville high way. The program will start at 10:30 a. m. and there will be an address by H. R. Niswonger, horticultur ist specialist from State College. E. C. Bivens, prominent orchard- ist from the Mount Airy district, will also be on the prog;ram “ to tell something of the orchardists’ problems in his community. A member of the Brushy Mountain Fruit Growers Association will give an account of the ten years the organization has been work ing. this being its tenth birth day anniversary. A .sumptuous picnic dinner will be spread at noon. Colonel J. W. Harrelson, dean of State College, will be the prin cipal speaker of the afternoon. The Kiwanis Club and the Grange will also furnish speakers and other features bn the program. All fruit growers of 4his dis trict, and all members of the Grange and Kiwanis Club are in vited to-attend. Loot totaling around $5.00 was taken by unknown parties Thurs day night when E. E. Eller’s pro duce establishment and Radio Sales Company quarters were en tered. The robberies took place some time in the late hours Thursday night or Friday morning and no clues were left that promised to aid police m rounding up the guilty party or parties. Entrance at both places were made ,by prying open back win dows. At Eller’s cash in an a- mount between four and five dol lars was taken while vhe loot at Radio Sales Company votjdeil 75 cents. Project Is Beii^ Worked Out For City Playground Supervisor of ERA is Work ing Out Project For Works Progress Setup Project supervisor of the dis trict relief office has been asked by North Wilkesboro city officials to work out a project calling for construction *of a municipal play ground for North Wilkesboro. When the project is worked out along plans that ■will meet ap proval of the works progress ad ministration it will be submitted, it is understood, and no difficulty in getting work started soon is expected. The proposal for a city play ground near the branch between E. and F. streets brought up two years ago as a CWA project but was started too late to get on the list. The grounds for the playground were' leased by the city and this lease wiO be renew ed on the same terms. The playground will be, devel oped into a recreational park for children, it is understood, and will f'Ul an urgent need in the dty. Yadkin country beemen rjiort harvMtii^ from 60 to 100 pounds of honey per colony Rds season. ‘NewBoard’Gets PossmioB Books .\motuer Developiment in the Wilkesboro Election Con troversy ; Appeal Taken Another chapter in the long- drawn-out cdhtroversy over who, if anybody, were elected town of ficials in Wilkesboro on election date May 7 was written in Wilkes superior court Thursday when Judge Don Phillips signed a man damus order compelling the “old board” and officials to turn over records and funds of the town to a group who alleged they were elected during 50 minutes of vot ing on election day. The “old board” has complied with the order of the court and the records and funds of the municipality are now in posses sion of those generally termed as the “outs.” Attorneys for the “old board” immediately .gave notice of ap peal and asked that bond to retain the books and records be set, but this was refused by the •court, although he named bond for the “new officials” at $1,500. The election affair is by no means settled, according to in formation gained from interested parties, because there are now two cases over the election pend ing in the state supreme court and these will be heard during the fall session. The first of the two appeals is from Judge J. H. aements’ ruling that the 67 bal lots. declared illegal by Judge Daniels, be counted and canvass ed, and the second on Judge Phil lips’ ruling Thursday. The first ease on appeal will be argpied be fore the supreme court about September 26th. The appeal has been completed and is ready to be printed. Woman Is Killod Wilmington, Aug. 16,—One per son ■was killed and two others in jured late lak night near Bur^w when machines operated by O. G. Rowe, Burgaw, and Donald Fu- tnlle locked wheels while.,moripg W opposite directions. Mm Alice Rows was the victim. Dr. Ralph McDonald, who today announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for gov- emor of ■ North Carolina next year. Is Candidate For Governorship In The 19% Primary Dr. M'cDonald, On Anti-Sales Tax Platform, Seeking Democratic Nomination Filin Atw OfGifiittiM Love Yoidh" ConfeBMa to Shootii«Atppo4 in Altercation ia Jem Caffes' Towns/hip '."jt 1SELF DEFENSE PLEA Fired Two BnOets Victim’s Body;'X^foessM Wsagree With Love ’ Winston-Salem, Aug. 19.—'Dr. Ralph W. McDonald, of Winston- Salem, leader of the anti-sales bloc and champion of the schools in the 1935 General Assembly, to day announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for governor of North Caroline. In his brief announcement Dr. McDona.ld calls for a definite choice between “machine govem- Jnent for the benefit of the few” and “genuine democratic govern ment for the benefit of all.” “The problems which North Carolina faces center around tax ation, government organization, education, and the social-eco nomic welfare of the people of the state. My willingness to be come a candidate for governor is | based simply on the fact that my | entire life has been devoted to a study of these problems. “I propose to make a clean, open, and fair campaign, going [ direct to the people in every sec tion of the state. “For the men whom I oppose I have only the friendliest of re gards and the kindest of feeling. When the campaign is over I shall feel the same way toward them as now. “I am unalterably opposed, however, to the forces which all recognize as backing the two ma jor announced candidates for gov ernor. I oppose the type of gov ernment for which they are oblig ed to stand because of their back ing. “The basic interests of the peo ple of North Carolina in recent years have been tragically sacri ficed in the service of a few powerful special interests which have bden dominating the Phin Atwood, age 60, who twie$ made his escape from^thtHKHinty home triiere he was senteqeed to work, was shot and killed TkagB- day by Omaville Love, thb culmi nation of a fued of long standUic between the two mpn. ... Atwood was shot twice throogji thc^ abdomen with a large calJlm .pistol and both bullets went throTigh and out at his ‘ back.- Neighbors brought him to Rie hospital here but an operation and blood transfusions availed nothing in the fight for his life. The quarrel between the two men dates back, according to re ports drifting into this city, for several months before Love wax the prosecuting witness whddie' testimorty caused Atwood’s «m- ■viction on a charge of assault with deadly weapon. He was-sen tenced in the April term' of Wilkes court to serve four months at work at the county home. On the second nig^t at the county home he ran away and was recaptured in a "few days. He was kept in jail for some tinle but three weeks ago he was allo-wed, after he had promised faithfuHy to stay, to go back to the county- home ' to finish his sentence. On the second night he ran away'*^ again. Love came to Wilkesboro and surrendered to Sheriff W. B. Somlrs. saying that he killed At wood because Atwood had a gun drawn on -him and was threaten ing to shoot. ITie shooting took place about three o’clock. Sheriff Somers talked to At wood in the hospital Thursday night and he said that he was not threatening to kill Love and that he did not even have a gun. Two eye witnesses of the altercation are said to substantiate Atwood’s dying statement. Phin Atwood was a brother of Ed Atwood, who was killed in ! Jobs Cabin township two years ago by Sheriff |W. B. Somers in a gun duel while the sheriff was trying to affect his arrest. He is survived by his wife, Et ta, three sons, A. A., G. C., J. B. Atwood, and one daughter, Miss Zenna Atwood. Sponsor Flower Show In October Many Attractive Prizes Tiy-Bfe Offered in Elvent Here EJarly in October Garden department of the North Wilkesboro Woman’s Club will sponsor a flower show here early in October, it was announc- state i ed today. and its politics. Government should serve all the people, not just a privileged few. “North Carolina has reached a point in her development when a definite choice must be^made be tween machine government for the benefit of the few and genu- (Continued on back page) This will be an outstanding event of the season and numerous attractive and useful prizes ■will be given by the merchants and business firms of the.city. Details about the arrangements for the event and a complete list of prizes will be publish^ in Journal-Patriot Thursday. Brushy Mountain Baptists To Meet - At Lewis Fork Church August 23-24 'Birthday Dinner A large crowd of relatives and friends of R. D. Hayes met at his home on route 1, Wilkesboro, Sunday to Jionor him on the oc casion of his 42nd birthday _ an niversary^ The occasion was a surprise to Mr. Hayes when peo ple began to gather in -with plenty of good eats and build a long, table cm the lawn. Rev. James T. Nichols made a short talk and invocation was spoken by Rev. John Kilby. The occasion was very much enjoyed by all pres ent. In the afternoon Rev. A W. Eller conducted a short service in the home. Prof. S, B. ‘SmiUiey and chil dren, of Raleigh, are visiting Prof. Smithey’s father. Hr. R. Sitaithejr, who resides oh Wilkes boro Route 2. Prof. Smithey k a member of the facu]^ city schools. '.' Rev. Avery Church to I^readi’ Introductory Sermon; FuH Program Given Sixty-second annual session of the Brushy Mountain Baptist aa- sociation will be held on and Saturday, August 23 and 24. '•omnlet*4®* Lewis Fork Baptist church IS ^ miles west of this city on the Boone Trail highway. There ■will be sessions FndaF; morning, beginning at 10 oM)o^ Friday afternoon, Saturday mm» V oing and Saturday afternoon, fhe - program will be rendered by tist ministers and leadera tiira- out the association wiRt..the. is-* troductory sermon qb t^aaikg: morning by Rev. Aveiy Cbnrelk pastor of Wilkesboro Bapttet ' church. - Following is the complete jpror f)i gram: Friday Mornuig^.. worn^ Bevr 10:00—^Piwlae and “J of J. E. HayeXi ' (Continued hack paee> iy8,19.»AM)aAKE^A TEAR, PtiW Horro A1 B"

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