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    OCTtNAL-PATRIOT
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'iM, Jl Oittle Pf4«cttoi> Up*
Uncton, Oct. 18. — The
of «&tUj and production
crop* are becoming a
i*frtLpor» .nt factor In North
irofina agricultare.
j Sister Kills Brother
Raleigh. Oct. 18. — Howard
Crider, 32, was shot to death
here late tonight and his younger
Bister, bliss Blanche Crider, 28,
^iras b^ng held in jail pending
•B iBTestigatlon of the slaying.
XXX, Nd^ 5
open Bonus Drive Sunday
'W^diington, Oct. 18. — The
jnegtoan Legion will start its
^bckBus-drive with a mass
,, _ at Ashland, Ky., next
r^Bday.
2 Distmguished
Edocaton ?TiU
Address Meeting
Of Nortiiwest Carolina Teach*
era To Be Held In Greens
boro October 25
Run Over By Truck
' Charlotte, Oct. 19.—Bonnie
Dell Hood, eight, of Fort Mill,
S. C., was killed instantly here
^ejlday by a truck as she was
^Sbssing the street with her un
cle. H. W. Hood, of Charlotte.
Tliree Die In Auto
Norfolk, Va., Oct. 18.—Three
persons—two men and a woman
—died last night in the plunge
of their automobile through the
en draw of the Centerville,
spike bridge into the Albe-
e-Chesapeake eana',.
VeggS Take Ij«rge Sum
High Point, Oct. 20.—Taking
advantage of an hour’s absence
of the occupants, yeggs tonight
entered the home of Eric Old
ham, local watchmaker, at 1403
E Green street, cracked a sate
and escaped with $1,500.
Killed .In Plane lYash
Mason, O., Oct. IS.—O. K.
Bevins, former air-mail '^ilot,
tried too late to dodge a tower
ing radio antenna that loomed up
in fog before him today, clipped
the tower with a wing of his
plane, and crashed to death in a
barnyard nearby.
Greensboro.—Two distinguish
ed educators will be among the
speakers at the convention of the
northwestern district of the
North Carolina Education Asso
ciation which is to be held Fri
day, October 25 at Woman’s
college of the University of North
Carolina,
Dr. Thomas H. Briggs, pro
fessor of secondary education at
Columbia university, and Mr.
Willard W. Beatty, superinten
dent of schools at Bronxville, N.
Y., who is also president of the
Progressive Education Associ
ation will each speak twice.
Miss Ruth Fitzgerald of the
department of education at the
Woman’s college, is president of
the northwestern district and
be the presiding officer at
the general association sessions.
Tlie general theme of the conven
tion is “Enrichment of Life
Through Education.”
Dr. W. C. Jackson, dean of ad
ministration at Woman’s college,
will give the address of wel
come at the first general meet
ing. which is scheduled for 10:
o’clock Friday morning ill Ay-
oock auditorium.
|p.Ail
Washington.—A view of the imposing twenty million dollar home
of the United States supreme court, the Corinthian marble temple
erected by the government to house the justices. At its formal opening
this week it was dedicated to the philosophy of equal justice tinder law.
Most r^lmnges Inside
Detroit.—Without restoring to
' customary and so-called "radical
changes’’ in yearly automobile
design, manufacturers are using
every known refinement, safety-
irvice, riding and driving com-
>rf to attract buyers for their
36 lines.
Cook Hearing 1$
Continued Here
Defense Allowed Until This
Afternoon To Tender
Further Evidence
'dSfinn Down By .\uto
Rocty Mount, Oct. 19.—Ruth
"^Ann Sutton, four-year-old daugh
ter of M. R. Sutton, local rail
road employe, died in a hospital
^re early tonight of injuries
^stained when run down by an
automobile said to have been
driven by D. J. Rose, prominent
Rocky Mount contractor.
But the Cat Came Back
Goldsboro. Oct. 19.—A black
cat that belonged to Mrs. J.
Frank .Meinnis. of Goldsboro,
■was given to someone in New
Bern, about 75 miles southeast
of Goldsboro, five months ago.
ad Friday morning was found
the back door of the McInnls
lome in Goldsboro.
David Cook, charged with the
murder of John Robinson at the
Boone Trail Storage on October
12, was given a hearing Friday
afternoon before Mayor R. T.
-McNeill. • -r *
Cook was remanded to jail in
Wilkesboro until this afternoon
until which time the hearing is
to be continued. The continuance
was granted on motion of the de
fense, who asked that they might
have time to produce additional
evidence.
Cook killed Robinson in a fight
and pleads self defense, saying
that Robinson assaulted him with
a knife and inflicted mlnoi’
wounds before he fatally attack
ed him with a chair.
Xicero Steps Out’
Tomorrow Night
Musical Revue To Be Present
ed By North Wilkesboro
P.-T. Association
Sees Black rprlsiug
Capetown. Union of South
Africa, Oct. 18.—Gen. Jan Chris
tian Smuts, minister of justice of
the Union of South Africa, assert
ed today “the anne.xation of
Ethiopia or its domination by a
, great European power will mean
training of one of the biggest
|d B»ost dangerous black armi s
world has ever seen”
ll^iids New Deal Costs
’IBlIahassee, Fla., Oct. 18.—
^ongreesman Millard Caldwell,
jcrat of Florida, speaking
at a testimonial dinner in
behalf, today said “the New
iDeal has been forced to spend
aoney, not for the New Deal,
for the blunders of the old
^Held In Wreck Case
New Bern, Oct. 19—Earl Clev-
,r24, of Vanceboro, is under
8,000 bond for his appearance
ere October 2 8. at a joint hear-
ig before Mayor W. C. Chad-
Ick and Coroner Mack Hen-
arson to answer to a charge of
ckless driving that caused the
geaths of Miss Alice L. Waters,
of New Bern, and Harold
eBay Burney, 23, of Vance-
^ro.'They sustained fatal in-
at 'Vanceboro late last
jbt after Clevel’s automobile
gd overturned in striking a
It,
SMITH, GUMP
kTOR, IS KILLED
sy Smith, the famous car-
who bad been drawing
h« Gumps’’ for years, was kill-
to an automobile collision In
[>is Sunday.
B. McNeill Dead
•■McNeill. 74-year-old res-
the Ferguson commun-
^ Balnrday morning. Fu-
^ tmiinoa were.
irchlwdny-
Tuesday night, eight o’clock, is
the time and the North Wilkes
boro school auditorium is the
place for the presentation of ‘Ci
cero Steps Out’, a musical revue
to be presented under the spon
sorship of the local Parent-Teach
er .Association.
The cast of ten principal char
acters was chosen from the out
standing dramatic talent in North
W’ilkesboro. Rehearsals have been
in progress for a week under the
instructions of a competent and
experienced director.
Several choruses support the
main cast and dance to such
popular music as “In a Little
Gypsy Tea Room,” “Lady in
Red,’’ “About a Quarter ”Til
Nine” and other delightful num
bers.
Profits from this presentation
will be used by the P.-T. A. in
promoting many of its worthy
school activities and it is hoped
that a large crowd will be pres
ent to enjoy a full evening’s en
tertainment. The admission
charges are 10 and 25’ cents.
Detailed Results of Farm Census
In Wilkes County Shown In Report
*
Summary of Farming Industry In 1935 Compared With
Report of the Regular Census Taken in 1930
In a news dispatch from Washington to The Journal-Patriot re
sults of the farm census taken early in 1935 are given. The report also
includes figures on farm acreage and production from the decennial
census in 1930. making it easy for comparison to be made.
In order that the people of the county may know what the census
shews the report is being published below in full. For 1935 inventory
items are for January 1 and production items for 1934. For 1930 in
ventory items are for April 1 and production items for the calendar
year 1934.
FARMS, FARM ACREAGE Census
AND VALUE of 1935
Number of farms 5.630
Farms operated by—
Full owners
- . Part owners
Managers
All tenants
Croppers
Value of farms (land and build
ings) — $7,894301
Average value per farm $1,402
Average value per acre" — $21.17
All land in farms, acres 372,849
Average acreage per farm —■ 66.2
FARM LAND ACCORDING TO USE (ACRES)
3,707
643
4
1.276
356
Census
of 1930
5,125
3,447
385
12
1,081
323
$11,205,766
$2,186
$30.63
365,790
71.4
Crop land harvested
67,865
66,552
Crop failure *’ —
765
1,225
Crop land idle or fallow —
16.080
16,686
Plowable pasture
22,326
22,342
Woodland pasv ■;
31,499
27,964
Other pasture ■ -•
16.553
16,283
Woodland not pastured -
187.016
181,645
All other land in farms
.30.745
3433
NUMBER OF LIVESTOCK ON FARMS
Horses and colts * *
1.348
1,515
Mules and mule colts
2,194
2,366
Cattle
15,278
11.012
Cows and heifers 2 years old and
10.1.34
7,168
Sheep and lambs
450
■994
Hogs and pigs
6.997
7,775
SELECTED CROPS HARVESTED “
Corn for all purposes, acres
37,796
37.074
Corn for grain, acres
37,575
3€,865
bushels —•—
590.696
657,860
Wheat threshed, acres
9,899
1134
bushels — - —
91,086
91,800
Oats threshed, acres
319
305
bushels
5,288
3,925
Oats cut and fed untreshed, acres
418
323
Barley threshed, acres
28
1#1
bushels - — — —
380
2.198
Rye threshed, acres
6,842
6,741
bushels
40,461
34,701
Tobacco, acres ^
744
1,106
pounds —
487,398
893.399
Irish potatoes, acres —
1,216
1,308
bushels ——
77,437
104,607
Sweet potatoes, acres
822
606
bushels ■——
81,200
51,738
All hay, and sorghum for forage.
acres —
5,796
3.538
tons —-—
5.440
4.413
Two Hatcheries Take Majori
ty of Premiums On Rocks
and Leghorns
Chickens from Wilkes flocks
took practically all major, prem
iums on barred rocks and seven
premiums on white leghorns in
the North Carolina State Pair,
which closed Saturday In Ra
leigh.
The chickens were exhibited
by the Wilkes Hatchery and the
Blue Ridge Hatchery and took
m^e premiupis than chickens
from any othfer county in the
state.
James Pennell, who carried
the exhibits to the fair from the
Blue Ridge Hatchery, reported
the following premiums taken by
chickens entered by that firm;
Exhibition barred rocks—first
on cockerel, first old pen.
Light barred rocks—first old
pen, third young pen, second and
fourth pullet, second cockerel.
Utility rocks—first and third
hen, first pullet.
Utility leghorns—second and
third cockerel, first and second
pullet, first old pen and a prem
ium on a hen.
•C. C. Gamhill. who exhibited
for the Wilkes Hatchery, report
ed winning the following prera-
iiims:
Exhibition barred rocks—first
cockerel, first pullet.
Utility rocks—first and sec
ond cockerel and sweepstakes in
class, first and second cock, sec
ond and third hen, second and
third pullet, first and second old
pen, first young pen.
White rocks—first old pen,
first and second young pen.
Wilkes Apples Win
Brushy Mountain ^rchardists
upheld the reputation of their
fruit by taking practically all
the major premiums in the
greatest-apple show ever as
sembled in the state. A detailed
list of the winnings was not avail
able today.
Com Winner Again
Wilkes 4-H corn club members
made a clean sweep with Wilkes
County White by taking the
county exhibit premiums, first
on individual exhibits and sweep
stakes.
Grandmotli^r Of
M. G. Biijltiier Dies
Funeral .Service EWr Aged Lady
Held Sunday Afternoon At
^ East Bend Church
Rev. Lennie Lyons
Is Killed By Tree
Engineers Here
To Begin Work
On Highway 16
Report From Gnla.x, Va., Says state highway engineers
*The acreage of crop failure does not represent the total acreage
of crops which failed, but only the acreage of land in crops which
failed on which no other crop was harvested in 1934.
** Excludes animals under 3 months of age April 1, 1930.
^ ‘'Excluding fruits, vegetables and the various annual legumes
enumerated, which will be published later.
GREENSBORO CLUB TO
MEET ON FRIDAY NIGHT
He Was Killed By Acci
dent Near Edmunds
A news dispatch from Galax,
Va., Saturday stated that Rev.
Lennie Lyons, of Dehart, died In
a hospital there that day from
injury received when he was hit
by a tree.
Although details of the acci
dent were lacking in the meagre
report, it was stated that Rev.
Mr. Lyons was cutting a tree
near Edmunds. N. C., when it
fell and-struck him in the head.
He was a Baptist minister and
was 6# years of age.
i,
Brame, Kearney, Hubbard, Lentz
and Southall have located here
and are ready to begin work on
highway 16 from Wllbar to the
Ashe county line ae soon as the
contractor arrives to start con
struction.
Ii is estimated that almost a
year will be required to grade
and gravel the 7 1-2 miles of
road which tne contract calls for.
A splendid surrey has been made
•n^ the new roAd'-wRl W ono of
the best crossing th«.rtna R^e.
The Greensboro College Alum
nae Club will meet in postponed
meeting on Friday night, Octob
er 25, eight o’clock, at the home
of Mrs. C. S. Sink. All members
are requested to be present.
GilberT^eeler Was
Driving Truck In
Fatal Accident
Gilbert Wheeler, of the Peak
Creek community, was driver of
the truck that ran over and killed
Lancelot Lee Farrington on high
way 18 neAr McOrady TuMday
afterttoon. It was erroneously re
ported
borne.’ -/f'”.
Mrs. .Martha Elizabeth Butner,
84. grandmother of M. G. But
ner, of this city, passed away at
the home of her granddaughter.
Mrs. T. A. Truelove, 902 Ter
race street, Greensboro Saturday
evening after an illness of ten
days.
Her death was attributed to a
complication of diseases caused
by old age.
•Mrs. Butner was a native of
Surry county but moved to East
Bend in 1870 and to Greens
boro in 1934 to make her home
with her granddaughter.
She was a member of the East
Bend Baptist church for 65
years, having transferred her
membership to that church from
the Bear Shoals Baptist church
where she was a member. Her
husband. William H. Butner,
passed away in 1911.
She is survived by six grand
children: Mrs. T. A. Truelove, of
Greensboro; Mrs. Vfeal G. Huff,
of Santa Barbara, Calif.; Cole
man W. Butner, East Bend;
Francis Butner, East Bend; M.
G. Butner, North Wilkesboro,
and Elmer S. Butner, of Moline,
111.
Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Butner and
family attended the funeral
service, wliich was held Sunday
afternoon at East Bend Baptist
church.
Mountain Lions
Show Up Well In
Game Here Friday
Play Mghting Game To Hold
Oherr>'viIle Eleven To Three
Touchdowns
New York . . . Police say that
Mrs. John Creighton (above),
has confessed to helping In the
arsenic poisoning of Mrs. E. C.
Applegate because "she was too
fat” and threatened to expose
Mr. Applegate’s intimacy with
Mrs. Creighton’s 15 year old
daughter.
Thoromix Sales
Rights Sold To
Charlotte Man
Gilliajn-Stroud, Inc., Drink
Mixer To Be Handled On
Royalty Basis
Gllliam-Stroud. local corpor
ation engaged in the manufac
ture and distribution of Thoro
mix, a drink mixer invention, last
week sold the sales rights on that
product to I. D. Blumenthall, of
Charlotte.
Blumenthall is known through
out the nation as one of the out
standing salesmen of the present
era and it is freely predicted
that he will successfully handle
the sales of Thoromix, which has
gained considerable favor since
it was placed on the market a
few years ago. ^He plans an ex
tensive advertising program and
will have representatives through
out the country.
W. A. Stroud and W. A. Mc-
Niel, of Gilliam^troud. Inc., went
to Charlotte Tuesday to con-
sumate the deal, which involved
several thousand dollars. The
sales rights were sold on a roy
alty basis.
Push Work On
Hospital Here
Hope To Have Modem Build
ing Ready For Occupancy
Sometime Next Month
Foster and Allen, local con
tractors, have been taking ad
vantage of fair weather during
the past few weeks to go forward
with work on the new building
for The Wilkes Hospital.
The contract cans lor comple
tion of the edifice about the mid
dle of nexf month, and, although
much work remains to be done,
it is going forward as rapidly as
possible.
The hospital is being erected
according to latest plans endors
ed by medical authorities and
will be one of the most modern
and up to date buildings in this
part of the state. Fireproof ma
terials are being used through
out In order to provide the ut
most in safety. The new build
ing will contain about 30 rooms.
W. R. McHara
Iris' Couneel
WflkesalirAt,^.™,
..r .. .
W. R. McHargu^ toiai^i^prL‘fy
lupervlsor of the dlctrtot
oftlce in Statesville, ' has ■ besa.
named resettlement anpArrlMr.
for WllkM and Alexander cotm-
tlee, It was announced Here to
day from the office of W. R.'-
Seckler, supervisor for the north-';
western district, which Is com
posed of 14 counties.
Mr. McHargue, who has al
ready entered upon his duties,*
has had long experience in deal
ing with rural people and is 'wdl
fitted for the position. He will
head the work of the resettle
ment administration in the two
counties.
Miss Iris Couneel, formerly of
High Point, has been appointed
home economist for Wilkes and
Alexander. She will be in charge
of home management and plan
ning for tho families on resettle
ment projects.
The resettlement administra
tion is successor to the rural re
habilitation corporation and will
continue the placing ol farm
families from poor and rundown
farms on resettlement projects,
where they will be given an op
portunity to engage in farming
on a planned scale that is calcu
lated to be successful and give
them an opportunity to earn a
decent livelihood from the soil.
Mr. McHargue and Miss Coun-
cel will devote their time to re
settlement work in Wilkes and
Alexander according to the needs'
in each county but will malntaiu
headquarters at the district of
fice in the Bank of North Wil
kesboro building here.
Parcel Post Is
■ Ddivered Here"^
Spencer Absher Placed On !
Postoffice Carrier Force
For New Service
A parcel post delivery servico ;
was instituted in North Wilkes- \
boro Wednesday. i
This service, which will bo j
greatly appreciated here, is some
thing new for North Wilkesboro
and heretofore had been carried
out only' in larger cities. Its be
ginning here indicates that the
business of the postoffice is very
much on the increase.
Postmaster J. C. Reins bad
been working for a parcel post
delivery service for several !
months. j
Spencer A’osher, substitute I
carrier for the ci(y mail delivery \
routes, is now carrying the nar- j
cel post, making full delivery
each afternoon following the ar
rival of the train mail. '
Wilkesboro Ties
Taylorsville Team
Hard Foug’iit Game Ends In 'Fio
.As Kainhlers Battle .Alexander
County Eleven
George Forester
Has Wk Position
Local Man Supervisor of Fi
nance. Tools and Equip- j
Counties
in one of tne hardest games of
the current football season Wil
kesboro high school’s Ramblers
battled Taylorsville to a 6-6 tlo
On the latter’s field Friday.
The teams were about evenly
matched and every inch of
ground was gained with consider
able effort. Wilkesboro’s lone
tally was made on a series of
end runs.
As an example of the tenacity
of the two teams, on one occasion
Taylorsville bad the ball on tho
one-yard line but Wilkesboro
prevented a score. In scoring
their touchdown, Taylorsville
found it necessary to use three
plays to move t^*® 6al! lass Liian
one yard.
North Wilkesboro high school’s
Mountain Lions played a brilliant
game of football here Friday a-
gainst great odds and held the
strong and heavy Cherryvllle
team to 20 points In a Western
Conference game.
The local team was greatly
outweighed and played against a
more seasoned aggregation but at
times displajKd remarkable pow
er itgainst their strong opponents.
.’Tfil’ gams Indliated that a wln-
■ini team ii in the
George Forester, prominent lo
cal citizen, has been named sup
ervisor of finance, tools and
equipment for the Works Pro
gress Administration i ii five
counties.
Mr. Forester has already en
tered upon his duties and has an
office In the Bank of North Wil
kesboro building.
Father Of Mrs.
J. A. Jones Dead
J. P. Rutledge Pas-ed Tol*
day At Home In Dar.*e Coun
ty; F'nneral Toiiioito»v
P.-T. ASSOCIATION
WILL GIVE JNFORMAL
SUPPER FOR FACULTY
Members of the North Wilkes
boro Parent-Teacher Association
are Invited to attend an Infromal
supper to be-given for the school
faculty at the Legion and Auxll-
li^ elubhouae on Friday night,
26, At el$ht o'clock.
J. F. Rutledge, age 77, died
at three o’clock this morning -nt.M
his home on Mocksvllle route'
He’had been in 111 health lor fohf'’
years and had been contined: to ^
his bed for five weeks.
He Is survived by nine • chil
dren, all by his first wife, who
was Mrs. Sallle Casey RatledCO- —'
He was the father of Mn. J... A-' ' !
Jones, of this city, Akso surrtvUur’tii*
is his second wife, Mifh,
Lankford Rutledge.
Fhineral service ’wUI'ho
Tueaday, 11 a. m.. - ^
churish near his
Mrs.;-JonM^jOnd chtldrwj
■ the funeral^
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