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' F^bUsked HoMdays and Tbwadays at
Nortk WilkcBboro, N. C.
O. J. CARTER ud JUUiS C. HUBBARD.
One Year $1>50
Four Months J
Out of the State $2,00 per Year
Entered at the post office at North Wllkea-
boro, N. C.. as second class matter under Act
of March 4, 1879.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1985
ARE YOU THROUGH FOR THE DAY?
Are you through for the day? Have you
Is there nothing else waiting to do ?
‘And is somebody’s troubles diminished?
And is somebody thankful to you?
Can you go to sleep now? Can you slum
With a conscience untroubled and right ?
Is there no guilty thought to encumber
Your agreeable dreams of the night?
Are you through for the day? Are you
You have done all the good that you
As the night covers you with its curtain,
Do you feel like an innocent man?
—James Larkin Pearson.
Macauley: “The smallest actual good is
greater than the most magnificent prom
ises of impossibilities.”
Walter Winchell describes Broadway as
a place where people spend money they
haven’t earned to buy things they don’t
need to impress people they don’t like. We
are not so sure that the condition describ
ed is confined altogether to Broadway.
White men who held up and robbed the
Citizens Bank of Mars Hill early in Sep
tember were sentenced to serve long
terms in prison, a little more than a
month after their offense. There should
be no short cuts in administering justice;
likewise, there should be no unnecessary
delays in bringing the accused to trial.
The Mars Hill case is illustrative of what
the law can do and should do more fre
quently in handling criminals.—Oxford
• ■ X
^ Unsigned Articles
Despite the warning even,^ few months
that news articles not accompanied by the
name of the writer will not be published.
The Journal-Patriot receives some of this
type of news every week.
Tliis does not mean that the name will
be printed, but we must know the name of
the persons sending in articles. This rule
will l>e strictly adhered to and sending in
anything without your name will be a
waste of time.
In the Public Pulse column we main
tain for the expression of views on various
subjects the name of the person signing
the article will be published.
Some newspapers publish such articles
signed by “A Reader” of “A Subscriber,”
but we do not think this is fair to the
reading public, who is entitled to know
who is expressing opinions. In fact your
opinion is worthless if you are not willing
to back it up with your name.
.Tht^AAA fund Fww”
the objection by en^ea of Uie
Rooeevelt aclgainistration to the AAA on
the grounds that the practice of crop re-
ducion was regimentation of fanners and
was not on a democratic principle, it seems
that the farmers themselves want national
planning to continue.
A recent referendum shows that com
and hog producers favor continuance by
a vote of around eijdit or ten to one. This
I'esult was expected because these grow
ers have been'receiving higher prices and
Opponents of the AAA have plenty of
grounds on which to attack the principle
of crop reduction. The AAA, we believe,
is serving well the purpose of raising the
farmer’s income in an emergency, but we
are not able to pass an opinion as to the
right or wrong of the principle as a per
manent setup for the American nation.
More attention should be given to de
veloping a mai’ket for more products. If
all the willing workers of this nation were
employed at gainful wages, a great volume
more food would be consumed than is the
The present drive by the WPA to
It Is gratifying to learn from the Na
tional Board of Geographic Names that
the right way to pronounce the name of
Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, i.s
as if it were spelled “Ahdis Awawa,” with
the accent on the first syllable of each
That goes to show how little most of
us know—or care—about the right way
to pronounce the names of foreign places.
Practically every American pronounces
“Paris” the way it is spelled, instead of
calling it “Paree,” as the French do. Any
body talking about “Mathreeih” would be
regarded in these parts as a sissy, but
that’s how Spaniards pronounce the name
of their capital city, Madrid. As far as
that goes, most of us are as careless with
Italian names as we are with those of
Ethiopia. If we’ve got to say “Ahdis
Awawa,” why aren’t we under equal com
pulsion to say “Roma,” “Napoli, Tir-
enze” and “^nova” instead of our slip
shod AmericJVway of pronouncing Rome,
Naples, Floresnce and Genoa the way we
Most of usi anyway, feel like pronounc
ing this wh^ Italian-Ethopian war a
' ^^ C^tNewifS
provide jobs for all should help and the
improvement in industrial conditions this
fall is going to provide a larger number
The AAA must be handled carefully in
order that the nation will not have to im
port any farm products that can be pro
duced in this country.
The protective tariff, now recogni?:ed as
an essential by both major parties, can be
used very effectively to protect farmers
from invasion of foreign farm products.
CYOLB, Get. 2».—Mr*. Bud
Coggins and. two ^ chlldrin.
TWnaSTlUo, ^visited. hot
Mrs. Ven Triplott' Sunday
foro last. --i- -
Mr. and Mrs. Siiak Johnson
and son, of Windy Oap, ■ spent"
Sunday afternoon with Mr. and
Mrs. 1. M. Colman.
Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Wellborn
and Mr. and Mrs. Elisha Well
born and children spent Sunday
with relatives at Blowing Rock.
Mr. Ernest Shumate, of West
Virginia, spent the week-end with
his wife here. ^
Ernest Hemric and Marcus
.Roberts were'visitors to Boonvilllo.
Mr. and Mrs. Quince Joines and
three children visited Mrs. Alvin
Parker, who Is very 111, Sunday.
Miss Myrtle Somers visited
Misses Lytha and Ruby Somers
Mr. B. H. Roberts spent a few
hours in Wlnday Gap Sunday and
was accompanied home by Mr.
and Mrs. Albert Johnson and
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Coleman
and James Coleman were dinner
guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs.
I. M. Coleman.
R. C. Mathis spent Sunday aft
ernoon with AMen Coleman.
hj A, B.
LAST RITES FOR
MRS. W. S. ANDERSON
Great occasions do not make heroes or
cowards—they simply unveil them to the
eyes of men. Silently and imperceptibly,
as we wake or sleep, we grow and wax
strong, or we grow and wax weak, and
at last some crisis shows us what we have
WE NEED TO LEARN ABOUT FIRE
There is nothing more necessary at time than
fire, and there is nothing more dangerous—if not
Each year, The Skyland Post has had the sad
duty of reporting to its readers that a home and
all the possessions of the home has been lost
by fire, or that children have been burned to
death. The GreenX^lley tragedy is the first re
port that we have had of adults being burned to
death, but it all goes back to the fact that we
are not educated to the fact that fire is dangerous
and we do not know how to handle it in an emer
A large crowd of friends and
relatives attended the funeral
services for Mrs. W. S. Anderson,
which '•'as held at Cub Creek
Baptist church on Friday, Octo
ber 25. at 2 o’clock. Rev. N. T.
Jarvis, Rev. I. C. Woodruff and
Rev. A. T. Pardue had charge of
the service. Mrs. Hazel Johnson,
Mrs. Gordon Finley, Messrs. W.
M. Stroud and D. E. Elledge sang
‘■It Is Well With My Soul,” ‘‘In
the Land Where We’ll Never
Grow Old,’’ ‘‘Asleep in Jesus’’
and "Shall We Gather at the
River.” Pall bearers were C. P.
Morrison, J. C. Reins, H. A.
Cranor, J. C. Wallace, J. M.
Lankford and A. A. Bumgarner.
A beautiful floral offering was
carried by Misses Verdie Roop,
•Marion Craven, Marie Craven,
Virgie Bumgarner, Gladys Bum
garner, Louise Canter, Viola and
.Mae Faw, Grace Joines, Emeline
Roop, Louise Craven, Maud
Reins, Lena McDaniel, and Mes-
dames T. M. Foster. Julius Hol
lars, Fulton Foster, J. M. Wil
liams, A. A. Bumgarner, D. S.
Lane, Mack Anderson, S. M. D.
Ward. Irvin Eller, C. P. Morri
son and Ed Yates.
Mrs. Anderson was a true
Christian, having professed faith
Jesus Christ at an early age,
and united with Bhady Grove
Baptist church, afterward moving
her membership to Cub Creek
church where she remained a
member until the time of her
death. She was a good neigh
bor and friend, deeming it a
pleasure to help those in need.
She will be greatly missed in her
Misses Nina, Rosa and Eva
Church spent the week-end vis
iting their aunt, Mrs. Shatter
Blackburn, at Idlewild.
Mrs. Liza Fleenor visited her
daughter, Mrs. Zenna Walsh, at
Walsh, during the week-end.
Mrs. Nancy Mlkeal visited in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. A.
Mr. C. O. Hamby, of Parson-
ville, has moved back to this
Mr. and Mrs. Lee J. Church
and children, of this community,
Mr. and Mrs. Coy N. Church, of
Pattons Ridge, visited in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. W. B.
1 Mr. Lee Cornett is building a
nice 4-room house.
1 The people of this community
are very busy sowing wheat and
Mr. Willie Miller and sioter.
Miss Verner Miller, of Boone,
and Mr. Floyde Simmons, of
Ledgerwood, were visitors in
this community, Sunday.
six more years of research and
rewriting—eight years In all.
Julius Caesar leads all in space,
2200 words; Mussolini has 1200,
President 1400, Herbert Hoover
cepting such an appropriations
from the taxpayers’ money.” Sen
ator Cutting left $4,000,000 to
friends, nothing to his already
Senate’s $10,000 Declined
Washington, D. C.—When a
Senator dies, that body usually
votes $10,000 to his next-to kin.
Informed of this practice, Mrs.
W. Bagard Cutting, independent
ly wealthy r«ew lorker, mother
of bachelor Senator Bronson Cut
ting of New Mexico, victim of an
aeroplane crash last Summer,
wrote to Vice President Garner,
"I would not be justified in ac-
BUDGET IN 1938
Los Angeles, Oct. 28.—The
Roosevelt administration can sat
isfy every humanitarian demand
and still balance the budget in
1938, Dr. Rexford G. Tugwell,
under-Secretary of agriculture,
Tugwell told a Democratic
meeting plain facts do not sup
port contentions the administra
tion is extravagant and is be
queathing a “great burden of
debt to our children.”
One-Volume Encyclopedia j
New York City—America’s first
Had the Green Valley girls known that run
ning out into the air is the worst possible thing
to do with burning clothing, but that they should
have grabbed the nearest table cloth, window
curtain, quilt, rug. or coat and wrapped them
selves in it in order to smother the fire out,
their .story might have been a different one.
Often a burning house might be .saved if the per
son or persons knew' what to do.
Fire insurance companies will distribute, free
of charge, booklets on what to do and not to do
in the event of unexpected fires. Teachers in the
county would render a real service if they would
get such booklets and teach the contents co
THE ‘‘LAST MAN”
Charles M. Lockwood, the lone survivor of Min
nesota’s Last Man club, was borne to his final
resting place a few days ago. His death marked
the extinction of the members of Company B,
1st Minnesota volunteer infantry that answered
the first call for volunteers under the command
of President Lincoln. The company took part
in the first battle of Bull Run and served com-
mendably in many notable encounters in the
Twenty years after the close of the war, the
members of the company held a reunion at which
time the Last Man club was formed. Thirty-four
members were present at this reunion. A bottle of
Burgandy wine was procured and set aside for a
toast to the last man and for the last man to use
as a toast for his comrades. As the years wore
on, the number of empty, draped chairs increar-
ed until in 1917 only three survivors were left.
Another was gone in 1929 and another in 1930.
On the annual meeting date. July 21 of that
same year, Lockwood attended the last dinner—
the last man of the Last Man club, surrounded
by thirty-three empty chairs. He drank the
toast to his absent partners as was prearranged
according to the spirit of the group who had so
joyously celebrated many years before.
The bottle of Burgundy was preserved and re
placed in its rosewood case along with the rec
ords of the regiment and delivered to the library
at Stillwater. Minnesota.
With his comrades gone on before him, the
lone survivor carried on for the remainder of
his years and now he is gone to his reward.
The years are slowly hut surely taking their
toll of the men of the blue and the gray of
times when brothers in kind were angered with
each other and fought, but which differences
have long been forgotten now. Before many
more years have passed, somewhere, the last
man of the entire hosts of that day gone by,
may have the privilege of drinking a toast to all
the other survivors and then joining them soon
in the legion of a far greater regiment’ from
whose bonme no traveler retams.
ane «... ue .. ..c. g„.,reiy original one-volume
community, though the influence , „
. , ’ , , , cyclopedia appears this
ol her gentleness and usefulness ' ”
will live on ill the hearts of her
loved ones and friends.
Mrs. Anderson is survived by
her husband and four sons, Earl,
Willard, Allie and Glenn Ander
son, and four brothers, Dick,
Smith, John and E.lgar Joines.
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Average of $20.38 For Tobacco
On Winston-Salem Market
During the first 19 days of the
present season, the Winston-Sal
em leaf tobacco market paid out
ail average of $193,605.14, an
average of $20.38 for each hun
dred pounds sold.
Some of the growers from this
section who shared in the good
prices paid at Winston-Salem last
week were: T. G. Reece, 450 lbs.
for $168,56; C. J. Pardue, 684
lbs. for $238.06; Bill Moxley.
556 lbs. for $254.54; L. F. West,
338 lbs. for $141.32; M. A. Vest
al. 596 lbs. for $211.70; J. B.
Shaffner, 644 lbs. fOr $234.74;
Claud Williams, 200 lbs. for 069.-
24; T. L. Pinnix, 390 lbs. for
$145.02; L. W. Wagner, 706 lbs,
for $283.50; Frazier & Reingar,
276 lbs. for $95.36; Prim and
Sllmpson, 372 lbs. for $148.32.
Tobacco growers in Piedmont
North Carolina are selling, in
larger numbers than ever, on the
Wunston-Salem market. And, now
that they are bringing in some
of their better grades, prices are
showing nice Intprovements. The
market is attracting wide atten
tion and its patrons are reaping
Of interest to tobacconists is
the announcement that Winston:
Leaf Tobacco and Storage Com- j
pany, in Winston-Salem, is build-1
ln« another storage warehouse,'
increasing its already large space |
by one-third. This is another evi- i
dence of the importance and pro
gressiveness of Twin City tobacco ^
firms which have such an im- j
portant part in the general to
bacco industry. Their location in |
Winston-Salem greatly enhances ^
the importance of the leaf mar- j
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