IfflE HAD WORK
Started On Roads of Dan
bury Township Saturday.
' SURVEY FINISHED
Danbury to Meadows Will Be
First Road Built Forre
Working A mile South
Contractor Swinney with his
force of men, mules and ma
chinery started the work of j
building good roads in Danbury j
township Saturday morning, j
The first road to be built will be
the one leading from Danbury
. to Meadows postoffice, a distance
of about three and a half miles,
and the first work was started
on this road one mile south
of Danbury Saturday. This first
mile of road out from Danbury,
which is now being built, is by
far the hardest to build on ac
count of so much rock and the
1 high hills, but an excellent route
has been secured and with a
I good steel bridge across the
creek just below Danbury this
will make a pretty road, and
one that we will have cause to be
It is not known, of course,
just how long it will require to
complete the three and a half
miles, as it will depend to a great
i extent upon the weather, but it
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will probably not require more
than eight to twelve weeks.
The survey for the road has
been completed as far as
Meadows, and the route se
lected, as far as the County
Horn?, runs almost paralell
the present road, except it has
much better grades. From this
point it goes considerably to the
left of the old road, coming into
the Red Shoal road about a
quarter of a mile cast of Mead
ows postoffice. The engineer
reports that the soil on this
route is good and an easy grade
was secured all the way up the
hill from the County Home to
Mr. R. R. King is drawing
the plan for the bridge which
will be erected across the creek
just south of Danbury. The
! bridge will be of the trestle type
| and while it will be of consider
able length it will not •• be an
expensive bridge. By erecting
a bridge here it not only enables!
i the engineer to secure an easy!
j grade up the hiil just south of
town but shortens the distance !
1 a quarter of a mile or more.
The pension checks for the
! old Confederate veterans were
received this week by Clerk of
t.h? Court M. T. Chilton and
mailed out at once. Those veterans
who fail to get their checks are
requested to notify Mr. Chilton.
DANBURY, N. C.. DECEMBER 17. 1913.
WALNUT COVE LETTER
Addition Being Built To
Stokes County Warehouse.
New Minister Arrives and Gets
Pounding—Miss Vaughn and
Mr. Vaughn 111.
Walnut Cove, Dec. 16.—Mr.
and Mrs. C. L. Bowles gave the
people an enjoyable dance last
| Friday evening from seven until
eleven. Several of the young
people from town went out and
they all report a pleasant time.
Rev. Mr. Poe, the new Metho
dist preacher, came in Friday
and they found when they ar
rived at the parsonage that the
people had tendered Mr. Poe
and family a generous pound
Miss Maybelle Vaughn was
real sick Sunday and Monday
' but is improving at this writing,
! we are glad to note.
Mr. Wyatt Vaughn, who has
! been real sick with bronchitis,
j is able to resume his school work
iat "Winston-Salem, we are glad
| to note.
i Mrs. 0. N. Petrce spent the
jday Sunday with her husband
! who is at St. Leo's hospital at
j The extension to the new
Stokes Cpunty Warehouse has
' been started, and the work will
ibe pushed as rapidly as possible
' until it is finished.
THE fCKSTEP CO.
Puts Its Telephone Lines In
For the Winter.
ACCIDENT TO BUGGY
Converts Mr. Burges Boles To
Good Roads—Some Fine Hogs
King Route 2, Dec. 15.—The
Quickstep Telephone Co. has
recently had its lines gone over
and put in first-class condition.
Mr. I. G. Gentry has recently
had his dwelling repainted.
Some fine porkers are being
killed in this section. Wr. Wade
H. Boyles recently kil'ed three
weighing 1070, Mr. C. C. Boyles
two weighing 760 and Mr. G. A.
Jones two weighing 700. There
are lots mo-e fine ones in this
section that will be slaughtered
as soon as the weather gets
Mr. Burses Boles, who voted
against th; bond issue for roads
in this township, went out driv
' ing Sunday and while pulling
; through sane of the deep mud
| his horse became frightened and
! jerked the buggy in two pieces,
; leaving Mr. Boles and the hind
j wheels in the mud while the
i horse took he two front wheels
! of the vehicle home.
Mr. Boies says a wreck like
; this is enough to convince any
! man that the bond issue for
' roads is a good thing.
Secret Marriage Of Young
Couple Comes To Light.
Quite a little ripple of excite
ment prevailed in Danbury
society circles Monday afternoon
when it was discovered that
Miss Annie Blair, of Danbury,
and Mr. Lacy U. Weston, of
Loray, N. C., had been secretly
married in Greensboro on Dec.
The groom is at present study
ing for the ministry at Wake
Forest College and while the
bride was on a visit to Greens
boro recently Mr. Weston came
up and they were married at the
Huffine Hotel in Greensboro in
the presence of a few witnesses,
Rev. Mr. Sherrill. of the M. E.
church, being the officiating
minister. After the ceremony
the bride returned to her home
here while the groom went back
to his studies at Wake Forest
College as though nothing had
happened. But on Monday of
this week through some means
the secret came to light and the
bride confirmed the raport.
The bride is the attractive and
accomplished daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. R. H. R. Blair, of
Danbury, and has hosts of
i friends who will no doubt hear
iof her marriaga with surprise.
iThc groom is a bright young
j minister of the Baptist church,
and expects to ome here after
| the present term of school expires
i to spend tin summer.
Mr. Joe Hicks and Miss Ethel
WALNUT COVE NEWS
Dodson hotel To Have An Ad
dition Purse Containing
$140.00 Is Lost.
Walnut Cove, Dec. 12. —An
annex is being built to the new
warehouse at this place, the
capacity of the main building be
ing vastly inadequate.
It is learned that Mr. W. G.
Dodson will build an annex to
j his hotel with 15 or 20 more
| rooms in the near future. This
| addition is much needed as the
i the hotel is constantly crowded
I .these days.
Wednesday evening in the
i presence of a few friends and
I members of the immediate
' families of the bride and groom,
| Miss Ethel Stephens was united
, in marriage to Mr. Joe Hicks, at
: the home of the bride's parents.
' Rev. J. A. Fagg was the
; officiating minister.
The bride is the popular young
daughter of Mr. W. R. Stephens,
! and has a larga circle of friends
I who extend to her many good
; wishes. Mr. Hicks is also
; popular, and a jrcod business
i man. He holds the responsible
! position as supervisor of our
Last Wednesdsy a Mr. Bullen
had the misfortune to lose a
i purse containing $140.00. It has
not yet been found.