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irWi^ot katpmd th* writ
ofg^pInB corpiu. This does not
VouM so iinportsQt today, but the
fraiMrs of the ccmstitution had a
vivid rceolleetion of the enstom
CONGRESS MAY AND MAt NO¥ DO «>-■
gfanutod by thej carefully safe|;uarded. *
Por example, each state has the
sole riffht of* appointing' the of*
Seen and presetting the iHjtejhail
of its militia. Gdch state eairde^
tannine for itself who eonstitates
to te eewgvess under 9r4
tntion are strictly dittoed
United. In bri^, to-
' elude the following:
S. To pay the iM>ts and pro*
.^^vlde for ^ eemmon defmse and
', geonal vrelfare of the United
S. To borrow money on the
^credit of the United States.
4. To regulate conuneice with
-foreign nations and among the
5. To coin money and fix stand*
ards of weights and measures.
* 6. To establish postoflices uid
■ poet roads.
7. To grant patents to inven-
^tors and copyrights to authors.
^ S. To declare war, and to raise
and tupport armies and a navy
and make rules for the g^ovem-
ment of military forces.
9. To call out the militia In
case of emergency.
In general, congrress has au
thority to make all laws neces
sary to carry into execution the
powers granted to the federal gfov-
'emment by the constitution. But
throughout the document the
rights of ^e individual states are
Utto emudsts dr every atdwboc^
male between the ages of 18 gnd
46, whether enrolled in the na-
tioiial guard or not. Congress
has exclusive jurisiUction over
miUtary reeervations, but has no
power to establish them except by
consent of ^ 'states in which
they are located.
Congress was given power to
estabUsh a uniform rule of natur
alisation, but" that does not'carry
with it the right to say who may
of their British rulers of putting id^rd James, of BeidytUie, spot a
people in jail and refusing to pro
duce them iif court.
" The purpose of the constitution
to vest supiume ^power in con
gress, except for the jdghta re
served to the states, is
in the p^vision for the -piSbip
of laws over the veto of exe
cutive. An act of. congress does
not become effective until it has
been signed by the president, with
the •teeption’' that if the presi
dent refuses to sigm it, congress
may, by a two-thirds vote, Npass.
the Idll. It thereupon, becomes a
law regardless of the president's
It Is also within the power of
the congiress to dismiss from of
fice any member of executive or
judicial branches of the govem-
al meattog'.dllil^Sl^ll^jjp^ is pro4.
Mf. wtd Mrs. Amos 'James,
Gibsonville, Mr. gnd Mrs. ShdP
vote in any gi'ven state. Each I ment, including the president. This
state sets up its own qualifica
tions for voters and can change
them at will. At the time of the
adoption of the constitution prac
tically every state limited the
franchise to taxpayers or proper
Other important restrictions
are placed upon the power of
congn^ess by the constitution. It
cannot enact a law retroactive in
its application—an “ex post fac
to” law. That is, it cannot make
illegal any act committed before
TALL VALUES TALL GLASSES
6 FULL GLASSES
Enough in one bottle to serve 6 thirsty guests a tall glassful
of radiant PAiE DRY GINGER ALE.
'fested and Approved by Good Housekeeping
Full Quart 10c plus 5c deposit Also in Orange,
Grape, and Lime Ri(^ey. Keep . , .
In your refrigerator for your family and guests. •
FOR SALE AT YOUR GROCER AND LUNCH STANDS
NEHI BOTTLING COMPANY
HICKORY NORTH CAROLINA
is done by the process pf impeach
ment, in which the house of rep
resentatives has the sole power to
indict and the senate the sole
power to try any official indicted
or impeached by the house. Nu
merous federal judg:es have thus
been impeached and dismissed
from the public service and one
president, Andrew Johnson, was
impeached by the house of repre
sentatives but was acquitted by
Housewives Tell Wallace
Meat Prices Too High
Washington. Aug. 19—Secre
tary of Agriculture Henry A.
Wallace tried politely to explain
his cattle and hog reduction pro
gram to some Detroit housewives
today but their only reply was
that meat prices are too high.
1 In the face of this feminine logdc
[ he grabbed his hat and departed
, as gracefully as possible.
“How about that investigation
of meat prices?” Mrs. Mary Zuk,
the leader, called after him.
Wallace closed the door behind
him as if he had not heard.
There were five housewives in
the delegation. The others were
few days Igst firesk visiting
sad relatives at Summit.
' Mr. snd Mn. Mi^Uard Walsh
and children, of .Roanoke, Va.,
viMted'l|n. Walsh’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Beshears, of this
comrannity. ~ Ih
. Mrs.'Zenna Walsh and children,
df Walsh, are now spending s-
fetr da3T8 with Mrs. Walsh’s mo
ther, Mrs. liaa'TIeenor, of this;
conumiidty.'^w - „
Mr. and Mn. J. Keys ^^d
danghtar, Mrs. Leah.Church spent
Suawy visiting Mr. and Ito,
Keys’ son, Mr.''*’Clsnnce Keys,
of Cricket. j;*’ ^
Mr. Chariie Wellborn, qi nt-
tons Ridge, was a -visitor to
home of H. IX. Kight, of this fdm
^ Mr.^sad Mn. Lee J. .jCmOch
and son, Fnssley, motored to
North Wilkesboro Monday on
Misses Nina and Helen Church
and bro1^> Johnson,''sprat Fri
day night with their bro’ .er, Mr.
Coy Church, of Pattons Rid^.
Mr. Glenn Collins, who is sta
tioned at Pnrlear to the' C. 6.
Camps, sprat the week-end in this
Mr. Floj^d Simons, of Ledger-
wood, spent the week-end in this
community, visiting friends.
Misses Fern, Merl and Della-
mae Mikeal and Messrs. Boyce,
Burl and James Mikeal si>ent
Sunday in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Arnold Keys.
Seeks Plane Escaper
Burlingrton, Aug. 19.—Police
were today searching for a young
white man, salesman for Quality
Furniture company. Haw River,
who is alleged to have chartered
a plane at the Huffnfan airport
here Saturday afternoon and made
an aerial escape with approxi
mately $150 of his company’s
The man being sought, police
reported, is Andrew Mercer, who
resided on Webb avenue. He is
said to have spent the day Satur-
Mrs. Irene Thompson, Pearl Al-1 collecting for Arthur Neese,
terman, Katherine Murda and Eli- jjjg employer. In the afternoon
They described themselves as
the Detroit delegation of farm
women of the central action com
mittee against the high cost of
living. They made a bee-line for
the office of AAA Consumers’
Counsel Calvin Hoover.
he drove the truck to the Huffman
airport and obtained a pilot to
carry him to Greensboro. Police
investigation disclosed that he
secured a ticket there for railway
transportation to a distant city.
'^Wben w« ull you a used o«r wV iwll yoit a real vatne because we have every facility
needed . to put the oar la the very beet of mechanical condition, and wa apare'no
t«inA or.cost to do so. Wo now haTe,on hand several used cars that are worth much
b; more than we are asking for toem, but hre must sell even at yonr own price as we
need the money tied up in them for ether porposee.
We want you'to see, d^e, and tolly Investigate thlsjist ot us^ ears'that we .are
now offering the public at' sdCh trOmendous, bargain pricee:-:
One practically new 1934
Ford V-8 DeLuxe Sedan,
new tires I $550.00
One D^uxe Ford V-8 Se
dan, .1933 model $450.00
One 1932 Chevrolet
Coach - $350.00
One 1928 Chevrolet
One 1934 Ford V-8
One 1931 Ford Truck, lonR
$500.00 - couple, dual wheels $250.00
ALL KINDS OF AUTOMOBILE REPAIRING—WELDING—RADIATOR
REPAIR WORK—BODY AND FENDER REBUILDING
Williams Motor Co.
BOONE TRAIL HIGHWAY—MILE WEST' OF TOWN
PHONE 334-J NORTH WILKESBORO, N. C.
DON’T BUY A CAR UNTIL YOU SEE THE NEW OLDSMOBILE
Read Journal-Patriot ads.
Come One, Come, All To the
NORTH WILKESBORO, N. C
September 17, 18,19,20,. 21
Five Days and
The biggest and best fair that Northwest North CMrolina has ever had the pleasure of at
tending is just around the corner. It is really aod truly the fair for thej[^ople of Wilkes
and every neighboring county . . . the one big, l?i^a event of the Fall season that thous
ands have attended in the past and that thousibds will ajUend ag&m this year. Don't for
get the dates ... mark them on the liUilendar ... and start’making your plans now to attend
every day and night, if possible.
There will be farm, horticultural, livestock and pouRiy ei^ito, jFirewOrks Mch mg^, au
tomobile racing, free acts in front of the grandstand, and the Mwts^Greater Shows on
the Midway. / ,
Popular admission prices will again prevail,' making it possible for everybody to attend
the fair. Be sure you are among ^ crowds. . . % " — .
J. C. WALLACE, Sec'y
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