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Laurel Springs Man Held
In Connection With Shooting
Brown Was Kil
led At Her Home
Laurel Springs — (Special)
juex JJ * tti'ovvn, Lauiei springs
maw jg oeing held in the
county jail, pending a hea^
acneauiea tor next Wednesday,
■n connection with the fatal
ot ins wire, Judy Heeves
JBrown, wmch is oelievea to have
Aairjtn place test Friday, at their
jume Detween Nathan'*,; Greek
«ad Laurel Spring. _ * - ‘
■4 Mrs. Brown was "found dead in
«iw kitchen ot tf»4r farm,t home
by t^e officers add coronar^ih
Badger, called to investigate
ma Saturday morning, at the re
jTsn Reeves, a brother
«tf the deceased.
,Qh<» had been dead for some
limp officers reported, and in
-vestigation proved that she had
liffn shot in the head as well as
According to reports, the young
of the deceased, Charles
Brown, 8, returned home late
friday and found his mother dead
■and upon questioning his father
about it, he was immediately or
dered to bed. He arose early the
next morning, however, and went
to the home of relatives telling
what had happened; Officers and
the cornorer were sent for and
toond her dead on the floor of
(the kitchen. Brown was in bed
at the time and denied knowledge
tat flue shooting, Coroner Badger
Officers investigating, said Mrs.
l had evidently been sitting
by the table sewing at the time
ot the shooting, as scissors, thread
and material were scattered
around the room.
Investigators reported that she
had been shot in the head by a
22 rifle and again in the chest by
a 32 calibre pistol. The pistol was
found in the bureau drawer and
the rifle on top of a cupboard,
Neighbors reported that Brown
had made threats against them
&nd his wife juid, that h)B, Jlfjl
beaten and miscreated hit fre
quently. He had previously
(jbefjare the couj#
m assaud.' W6*?
he April feinria of SQperior court
n 1946 for assault with intent to
dll Fred Hart,«*d Ml'iafeiw*
o two years, suspended upon
layment of a fine of $25.00 and
:osts, by Judge J. Will Plees.
Last Friday, the day that the
hooting is believed to have tak
.n place, members of the soil
onservdtion and Paul Reeves,
irho had recently purchased the
arm from the Browns, were get
Lng samples of soil from various
ections of the farm, when they
eard three shots between eleven
nd twelve o’clock, noon. This
5 believed to have been the time
he was killed.
Funeral service was held on
londay for the deceased at the
teeves cemetery, at Laurel
.prings. with Elder Dewey RO
m in Charge. Mrs. B-o^
he daughter of the late Gordon
ieeves and Rosa Colvard
f Laurel Springs, where she had
pent most of her mjrnaddition
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Twin Oaks News
. Mrs. Glenn Wyatt returned
lome Monday after spending a
week with Mr. and Mrs. Wade
Erwin, Norfolk, Va.
Mr. and Mrs. Godwin Kenni- '
:utt, Patterson, N. J., are spend
ng a few days with relatives
here. i ■
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Irwin spent,
the week end with Mr. and Mrs. .
Wade Irwin in Norfolk, Va. Mrs. ■
Irwin will spend two weeks in,'
Norfolk and Washington,
J. E. Irwin spent Friday after
noon with his sister, Mrs. Alice
Atwood, at Twin Oaks farm.
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Irwin and
son, Carl Wilson, went to John
son City, Tenn., Sunday to visit
M. A. Goodman, Morganton,
stopped with friends here, Thurs
Mrs. S. Jane Sanders, who has
spent sometime with relatives at
Citron, is spending this week with
her daughter, Mrs. Lester Irwin,
Howard Wagoner, Lonnie Land
reth spent the week end with
relatives in Bel Air, Md.
The U. S. Department of Agri
culture announced continuation,
at a lower incentive rate, of its
program to promote the use of
low-grade, short-staple cotton in
manufacture if insulating mat
erials used in homes and other
to her husband, she is survived
by one son, Charles.
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Recent guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Raymond Miles were Ml. and
Mrs. Franklin Royall, of Pevo
;ion; Mrs. Clifton Evans and 'An
la Mae Miles of Sparta; alsttjMrs.
rames P. Miles, Jr., and children.
Wade Naylor of the U. S. Navy,
s visiting his parents, Mr., and
Mirs- Jack Naylor for a few days.
Rev. a /r Mrs. Howard Royall
vere guests of Mr. and Mrs, W.
H. Miles, Sunday
Miss Vena Miles spent Satur
lay night with Mrs. Raymond
Mr. and Mrs. Alton Lowe Were
recent guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Eva Jean Gentry and Miss
Martha Stout, of Asheboro, ■ also
Miss Mildred Gentry, of Winston
Salem, spent the week end with
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Gentry.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Caudill
had as their week end guests Mr.
and Mrs. Wheeler Nance, Ml-, and
Mrs. Roscoe Smith, Mrs. Dick
Anderson and children. Mrs. R.
A. Crouse, Mrs. S. M. Jolly, Bert
Crouse, Miss Clara Mae Jolly and
Mrs. Tyre Crouse spent the
week end with Mr. and Mrs. Steve
Scott. ' . . >•
Russell ’ Crouse, of Charlotte,
spent Monday night with Mrs, R.
Miss Grace Crouse had as her
Friday night guests, Misses Jean
and .Billie Crouse, also Edith
Mrs.-S. M. Jolly spent the week
end with Rev. and Mrs. G; W.
Brooks, of Springfield.
Mr. Roy Brooks spent Tuesday
night with Mr. and Mrs. Alfred
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Shaw Sunday were, Mr. and Mrs.
Earl Royall, Mr. and Mrs. Ray
are expected to attend the all
day service at Ebenezer Presby
terian church on Sunday, when
the fiftieth anniversary of the
building of this church will be
Observed. This trosthe first Pres
byterian church to be built in the
county and all former fcestoj*
are invited to attend, the present
pastor,; Rev.1' Jbhn W. LuW,‘|»r
nounced ' 1 * -■
The church was organized and
AliilUUfaBr- E..E. Gillespie, who
is expected to be here for the an
niversary celebration. Rev. R. H.
Stone, who served as pastor of tfie
Mamie and Edna Rash visited
Mrs. Olen Crouse, Saturday night
Miss Kathleen Rash enjoyed
as her Sunday guests, Misses Al
ma Lee and Shirley Wagoner.
Mr. Bob Warden, of Beckley,
W. Va., is visiting Mr. and Mrs.
R. G. Warden. This is his first
vacation here in forty-nine years.
Mrs. Will Edwards is slowly im
proving from a recent illness.
Eld. Coy Walker, who sold his
farm to Mr. and Mrs. Ray Cau
dill expects to move to Galax. I
At the close of the day’s work,
washing the shoulders of work
stock with a dold water strong
salt solution will help keep them
in healthy condition.
church for many years, 1* also
expected to take part on the an
; It was announced that there
would be a service in the morn
ing and the afternoon and that
dinner would be served on the
Plans for re-building this
I church are being considered.,
; Gifts are being received for this.
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