Sell Person County
In Person County
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VOL. LI. ROXBORO, NORTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 10, 1934. NO. 41.
NEW JERSEY ASKS
FOR RIGHT TO TRY
Formal Extradiction Request
For Custody of Hauptmann
Taken to Gov. Lehman
AGREES TO REMOVAL
New York, Oct. i9,?Extradiction
of Bruno Hauptman nto stand trial
for the kidnap-killing of Charles A.
Lindbergh, Jr., was asked today by
the State of New Jersey.
Governor A. Harry Moore, just
before signing at Trenton the re
^[uest for the alien ex-convict's
Hfeansfer from New York across the
^Pudson, announced his State has a
new witness, identity withheld, who
scene of the .crime^-the Lindbergh
Hopewell home?the night the flier's
first-born son was stolen from his
crib, March 1, 1932.
Notified by Moore over telephone
of the extradiction request, Gover
Herbert H. Lehman interrupted a
luncheon rally for his reelection
long enough to remark:
"I will act' on the request as
quickly as possigle."
Speed was the theme on every
hand. The extradiction request came
less than 24.hours after Hauptmann
was indicted for the baby murder at
Flemington ? the Jersey country
town where the trial wii be held.
After receiving the papers tonight,
Lehman planned to return to Al
bany and determine early tomorrow
if a hearing would be held.
James M. Pawcett, defense coun
sel, would not comment on the ex
tradiction request, but previously he
had said he would fight any such
District Attorney Samuel Foley
of the Bronx, met Governor Leh
man at the luncheon and discussed
the extradiction. ?
Foley went at once to Trenton,
confererd With Governor Moore and
Wilentz, was present when the ex
tradiction papers were signed and
returned to New York with the at
torney general. J
BEST SALE SO
ON ANY MARKET
Mr. E. L I-on* Sold A Load At The
Pioneer For $61.00 Average
Averages of $50.00 on the Roxboro
market are of so frequent occur
rences that It is hardly news any
more, but when a farmer sells a
barn at an average of $61.00 for
the entire curing, well that Is news,
and that is what Mr. E. L. Long of
the Hurdle Mills community did at
the Pioneer last Thursday. This Is
the best average we have seen re
ported on any market and Mr. Long,
course, was highly pleased with
^?e Roxboro market. Good, common
^hr indifferent, there is no better
market than Roxboro. and the
farmers of this good County are
awake to the fact.
HERE NEXT WEEK
Person County Superior Court
will convene here next Monday
morning. October 15, with Judge E.
H. Cranmer of South port, presiding.
This will be a one week term, the
criminal docket being tried the first
of the week, and the civil docket
taking up the remainder of the time.
Dr. J. H. Hughes entertained a
few of his friends Friday night at
a fouf course dinner. It was a stag
party, and after enjoying the-ex
cellent dinner contract -was played
for several hours.
Mr. Baxter Mangum was called
to the bedside of his father. Mr.
Maynard Mangum, In Wendell, N.
O., on account of a slight stroke of
paralysis suffered by him. At this
writing he Is resting easily., ?
, The fourth quarterly conference
for Brooksdale circuit will be held
at Allensvllle Sunday, Oct. 31st, at
3 o'cloek, p. m. Please keep this In
mind and be sure to attend.
R. E. Pittman, P. C.
t Steel production at Brdken Hill,
Australia, Is breaking all records.
BIG TWO OF NEW NRA CHIEFTAINS
WASHINGTON . . . -The appointment of these two men by Presi
dent Roosevelt in the hnnrdoffiye which make up the New National
Industry Recovery Board, is being acclaimed with" great"favor They
art: (left), Sidney Hillman, President of the Amalgamated Clothing
Workers, and (right), S. Clay Williams, former president of the Rey
nolds Tobacco Co. Both rate high in intelligent and progressive busi
ness ranks. The board will take over Gen. Johnson's administrative
duties, October 15.
Miss Maude Barnette had the
misfortune last Thursday while
shopping in Miller & Rhoads' stroe
In Richmond, Va? to fall and break
her ankle. The fracture, while pain
ful, Is not thought to be serious.
She Is confined to the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Woody with her
leg in a cast.
Dr. F. S. Love Preaching
Twice Daily At Ix>ng j
Dr. P. S. Love of Raleigh Is
preaching^ twice dally to ever grow
ing congregations at the Methodist
Church here. He Is bringing a sound
, practical gospel to his hearers, a
message taken directly from the
Scriptures and apphed to the In
dividual and to the churches of
Ood. On Tuesday night he com
pared the church at Antioch to the
modern church, and In the course
of his sermon brought out many
interesting things that he had ob
served In his duties as Presiding
Elder of the_ Raleigh District of the
North Carolina Conference. His
studies with the congregation ate
simple, to the point, and couched
in such language that the smallest
child, or the most Illiterate of his
hearers can understand what he is
Rev.. J. P. Herbert, the pastor, is
leading the song service, which Is
an enjoyable feature of each ser
i vice. The choir Is composed of the
members of the Long Memorial
choir, assisted by members of the
choirs of the other churohes here.
The hours of service are 10 a. m.
and 7:30 p. m dally. ,
I ,i. .o
Club Meeting of N. C.
Mrs B. B Mangum left Tuesday
for Salisbury, to attend a meeting
of'the Executive Committee of the
Womans' Clubs of North Carolina.!
Mrs, Mangum Is president of the
Womana' Clubs In this district of
; Notrh C^rphna and is very active
I in the wbrl of the club. ^ jj
Prominent Caswell County
Resident Dies After Being
Struck By Automobile
FUNERAL AT HOME
THURSDAY AT 2:30 P. M.
Leasburg, Oct. 9.?Samuel P.
Newman, one of Caswell county's
oldest and best known citizens died
at Memorial hospital, Danville, Va?
this morning at t o'clock from a
fractured skull which he deceived
when he jumped ihto the path of
an automobile in front of his hojpe
Twenty minutes after he was ad
mitted to .the hospital, Mr. Newman,
who was nearing his 74th birthday,
succumbed to a bad fracture of the
J. E. McFarland, who operates a
filling station near the Newman
home and who was an eye-witness
to the accident drove the injured
man to Yanceyvllle in the same car
that struck him and there he was
transferred to an ambulance and
rushed to the hospital.
Guy Tripp, a prominent resident
of Washington. N. C., was driving
the car that struck Mr. Newman. He
stopped and assisted in every way
possible, but said that he was too
nervous to operate the car further,
and Mr. McFarland offered to assist.
Got Out of Truck.
According to ar. eye-witness view
of the accident, Mr. Newman and a
Negro boy, Walter Elliott, about 16
years of age, left the store which the
former operates in Leasburg in a
truck loaded with gravel. The boy
was driving the truck and stopped
in fntet of the Newman home about
100 yards from the store and was
headed towards Yanceyvllle. Mr.
Newman got out of the truck and
picked up a rock with which to
scotch the wheel of the truck. He
walked in front of the truck start
ing for the driveway on the oppo
site side of the road when fJDt.
Tripp, headed towards Yanceyville,
sounded his horn. This seemed to
confuse the aged man and he walk
ed directly into the right fender of
the automobile and was knocked to
the tar and gravel pavement..
Mr. Trip, who Is about 60 years
old. was cited to appear in Yancey
ville this afternoon for preliminary
hearing regarding the accident.
Mr. Newman was one of Oaswell
county's nlost prominent ditlzens.
He was born about two miles from
Leasburg and for 18 years was con-,
nected with the tobacco market in
Danville. He has been a merchant
in Leasburg for the' past 19 years
and was a consistent member of the
Methodist church here.
His widow, Mrs. Elizabeth New
man, was Miss Elizabeth Chandler
of Leasburg before her Pnarria^.
In addition to his widow, the de
ceased leaves: one son, W. J. New
man; three daughters. Miss Sallie
B. Newman, of .Jackson. Miss., who
is supervisor of schools there; Mrs.
John B. Qunn. of Yanceyville; and
Mrs. John A. Pulliam, of Louisville,
Ky.; one brother, C. B. Newman, of
Danville, and one sister, Mrs. W. J.
Pulliam, of Leasburg
Miss Alma Zimmerman, who is a
patient in Watts Hospital, is do'ng
nicely. Alma "had her appendix
and a pin removed.
Samuel P. Newman. Fatally
njured Wken Struck By Car
BOLD THEIVES SACK
A. S. HASSAN'S STORE
Theft Discovered On Mrihday
Morning At Opening Time;
Loss About $400
On Monday morning when Mr.
A, 8. Hassan's store on Depot Street
was opened for business, the glass In
the front1 door was shattered. Sens
ing that something was amiss an
investigation was started and it was
soon learned that during the night
someone or a party of people had
broken into the store and made off
with a quantity of goods consisting
mostly of wearing apparel. Mr.
Hassan estimated his loss at around
$400, although a quantity of goods
was found at the back door, which,
apparently, it had been the Inten
tion of the theieves to take, but
something either scared them off be
fore it was taken out or they
couldn't carry it. At any rate It
Hassan. No clues as to the iden
tity of the theieves have been un
TO A 0 TO 0 TIE
The Roxboro High Football Team
met the South Boston High aggre
gation on the local field Monday
and they battled to a 0-0 tie. Hie
local team, composed mostly of in
experienced players, had suffered
defeat at the hands of Reidsville
by the overwhelming majority of
41-0. the week before. The players
showed marked improvement to
hold the South Boston boys to a
scoreless tie, since it was the first
time that South Boston had failed
to come out on the long end of the
score in several years of playing
with Roxboro. Coach Heffner and
his boys will, no doubt, give the
fans something worthwhile this
year, Following is the remaining
schedule*as completed to date: Oct.
19, Roxboro vs, Norlina, place pend
ing: Oct. 26, Roxboro-Chapel Hill,
ifihere; Nov. 2, Roxboro-HUlsboro,
here; Nov. 9, Roxboro-Henderson,
place pending; Nov. 16, open; Nor.
23, Roxboro-Bethel Hill, here.
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W. R. Jones
Machine Wash Board
We have a limited number of
wash boards for sale. We guarantee
this' friction reamer roller board to
remove the dirt from the fabric in
one-fourth to one-half of the time
usually required on the laborous
boards now in use. A board sub
stantial in every detail and part.
Saves clothes from that hard fab
ric scrubbing. Saves time and la
?bor. We give full directions for the
board when sold. These boards
manufactured by Joseph P. Whit
field and J. H. Rlmmer, at Hurdle
Mills, N. a
We rejoice with our good
farmers and friends at the
price they are getting fof their
tobacco, they deserve all and
more. AnjJ while you are get
ting such good prices we ask
you to look at the label on
your paper. The Courier, and
if you' find ydu. ai^. behind
please mil an(d flafcr. No
better time than when you
have the money.- \
ff you are not a subscriber,
we will be glad ta place your
name on our list. We think
we ace publishing the best
paper we have ever printed
and you will enjoy reading it
every week, dome in today
and let us give you a receipt.
Rev. J. Furman Herbert Chosen
As President For Next Year
The regular weekly meeting of.
' the Roxboro Kiwanis Club was
held Monday night in the Womans'
Club with the: ladles of the club
serving a delightful steak supper to
about thirty-five members and
guests. In the absence of the pres
ident, Baxter Mangum, the meeting
was presided over by the vice-presi
dent, J. S. Merritt. After the sup
per was disposed of the meeting was
turned over to Robert Burns, who
was the chairman of the nominating
committee, to present the names of
the nominees for the officers Of the
coming year. The chairman pre
sented two names for every office
except that of treasurer. For this
office he offered*the name of -J.
Brodi Riggsbee, who had recently
been elected to fill the unexpired
term of H. R .Simmons, who moved
away from town somd time ago.
The .rules were suspended ancT
Brodie was elected by a unanimous
vote. ..The list of officers elected is
as follows: President, J. Furman
Herbert: 'vice-president, B. B.
Knight; treasurer, J. Brodie Riggs
bee: The board of directors: Tj. M.
Carlton, D. R. Taylor, C. A. Bowen,
H. M. Beam, and O. T. Kirby.
One guest was present for the
meeting. This was Dr. Franklin'S.
Love, who is conducting a series of
services' at Long Memorial Church
Person U. N. C.
The annual meeting of the Per
son County Chapter of the Alumni
of the University of North Carolina
will be held on Friday night, at
7:30 P. M., in the Womans' Club
building in Roxboro. Dr. Francis F.
Bradshaw, Dean of Students at the
j University, will be the guest speak
er of the evening. He will be ac
companied by Mr. Jack Poole of
' Raleigh, who is the president of the
: Senior Class at the University, who
is expected to make a short talk
also. All interested alumni are urg
ed to get in toueh with Mr. W. D.
Merritt, president of the chapter, or
members of tho program committee,
which is composed of Messrs. Gene
Thompson. Sam B. Wlnstead and
F, O. Carv,er, Jr.
OWNS HOME AND
HAS 14 CHILDREN
Any man who can own his own
home and at the same time provide
for 14 children is bound to be "a
good farmer and manager; and that
is what George Lee.-colored, of Se
mora. has done* His neighbors say
there are none better tljan George,
as he attends to his own business
and is an asset to the community.
And George reads The Courier every
We enjoyed a most pleasant call
from our friend, Mrs. tfewton Ad
cock of the Mt. Harmony section
Saturday. Mrs. Adcock was accom
panied by her little daughter, who
has been suffering with Infantile
paralysis, but we are glad to know
she is very much improved and well
on the way to complete recovery.
Mr. J. L. Stanfield of Roxboro, R.
1, sold two curings here last Friday
and averaged for both curings more
than $51.00 'a hundred. Mr. Stan
field is one of the best farmers in
the county, and he knows where to
Messrs. Kenneth Oakley and p. R.
Taylor spent the past week-end
cruising and fishing in Pamlico
Sound on a cabin cruiser belonging
to Mr. Taylor's brother, Mr. W W.
Taylor (ft Robersonville, N. C. They
report good trout and croker fish
The county registration books
will be open beginning with this
Saturday, Oct. 13, and will remain
open through Saturday, Oct. 271 On
each Saturday in this time the reg
istrars will be at the voting, places
to register anyone desiring to do so.
This is not a new registration.
ROXBORO MARKET IS
STRONGER EACH DAY
AND PRICES GO HIGHER
Son Of Hauptmann
t?"i i f
NEW YORK . . . Here is innocent
little Manfred Hauptmann. 10
?months old, whose father, Bruno
Hauptmann, "is held in connection
with the Lindbergh case. The only
' breakdown by Hauptmann occurred
? when his little son was brought to
CHARGE E. E. BRIDGES
WITH SLAYING APPLE
Arrest Follows Fatal Shooting
Of Jim Apple On Highway
E. E. Bridges, who said he is a
sawmill operator, was lodged in
county jail Sunday on a warrant
charging him with the slaying of
Jim Apple, of Glen Raven, who was
fatally shot on the highway near
Gibsonville Saturday night.
Bridges was arrested by Deputy
Sheriff C. C. Shepherd, of Gibson
ville, who found the two men in a
car near there. Apple vtes critically
injured and was rushed to Rainey
hospital, Burlington, by - Deputy
Sherig Shepherd, but died before ar
riving there, it was reported.
Officers said that so far as they
could learn, Bridges had picked Ap
ple up and that the shooting fol
lowed a drinking party during which
! an'' "argument developed. Bridges is
alleged to have used a German Luger
automatic in doing the shooting.'
The deputy said he understood
Bridges to be from the western part
of this state, but was until his ar
rest engaged in operating a sawmill
east of Greensboro.?Greensboro
(Mr. Bridges has made his home
here for several years where he is
engaged in the sawmill business.-Ed)
MANY RARE AND
Mesdames Morgan And Barn
well Have Beautiful Flower
One of the most prosperous, yea,
and Intelligent communities to be
found anywhere is that section in
and around the Prospent Hill high
school In Caswell county. It was
our pleasure to visit this commun
1 ity recently and we were amazed
,at the wonderful progress made the
past few years; many beautiful new
bungalows line the road on Route
14, and we have never seen such a
profusion of beautiful flowers. If
you want to see something beyond
description make a visit to Mrs. W.
R. Morgan and also to Mrs. C. v.
Barnwell, and if you have any love
I fori the beautiful you will be more
I than repaid for your trouble. Mr.s
Morgan has about 100 of the most
beautiful.dahlias we have ever seen;
in fact, we did not think it could
be equaled anywhere, but she told
us be sure and sy the flower^
garden of her nelce. ,We drove over
to the home of Mrs. C. V. Barnwell,
and shd has in her garden 65 Varie
ties?and she can name every one
of them, which beggared descrip
tion. We were glad we, were not
called upcfc to gay whloh of these
gardens would be entitled to rank
Any community which takes such
an interest In flowers is Just natur
: ally bound to be cultured and re
fined. for the love of the beautiful
is a sfgn which can not be disputed
More than 1,300,000 bags of wool
are to be auctioned in Australia.
Averagir For. Everything Gn
The Floors Monday Was"
Above $35.00 Mark
TO DATE IS $30.14
Notwithstanding the heavy break
here Monday the market averaged
above $35.00 for everything on all
of the floors, and the farmers were
jubilant over their sales. The total
sales Monday were over 150,000
pounds and. as stated above, passed
the $35.00 ljigh average.
Take the market as a whole and
the average for the season has been
$30.14?and we have seen no market
which has done better for the sea
son's- sale. For many years_ this
market ted the entire belt, but since
the 1932 crop, when it was almost
a complete failure, we have been
sliding and others have been leading,
but unless all signs fail the Rox
boro market is coiping into its own
and this year will be right up at
One reason for the market's low
average in repent years has been,
the fact that the farmers of this
county, many of them, have hauled
off their better grades and sold the
common on their home market, but
we are glad to say this year they are
bringing their best grades here, for
they are receiving jhe best price on
You will find no better warehouse
men, no more active buyers, all pull-,
?ing together for your interest, than
you will find right here on your-'
home market, jind there is no .bet-_
ter place to sell than on the Rox
boro market Bring your next load
here and see for yourself?one load
HOUSE ON AC
TIVE LIST AGAIN
Plans Are To Rush The Building
The Community House, started
: some months since, and then, for
various reasons, apparently aban
doned, is once more the scene of
feverish activity, thus adorning the
caps of the PERA and of the Wo
mans' Club's efficient leader, Mrs.
S. B. Davis, with another feather.
For there has been no more inter
ested party in the finishing of a
community center than Mrs. Davis
has been, and it has largely been
her efforts in behalf of the com
munity house with the cooperation
of the PERA and other organiza
tions that have brought the plans
thus far on their way to completion.
The whole town will look forward" to
the day of decldatory ceremonies in
honor of the completion of this cen
FINE C. M. GAINEY
FOR ASS A U L T
Mr. C. M. Gainey of Durham was
tried in Recorder's Court here yes
terday before Judge W. I. Newton
for trying' to run down his wife
with an automobile. The evidence
! as brought out in the trial was that
, Mr. Gainey lived in Durham and
I had been separated from his wife
. who was living with her brother,
, Mr. Willie Gentry, in the northern
| part of this county. Mrs. Gainey
| was walking down ' the Roxboro
i South Boston highway when her
, husband drove up beside her, but
; she continued to walk down the side
of the highway. When she stepped
back onto the hard surface, he
, backed the car into her, bruising
her up slightly. Judge Newton fined
him' $35.00-and the oests of the
/All the new and some of the old
w&ter bills should be paid by the
ISth. ? Glance at your calendar. It
will show how near you are.
R. A. Burch. City Mgr.
TO BAP. SEMINARY
W. J. Howard Young of this cltv
(??te*t last week for Louisville, Ky.,
where he entered the Southern
Baptist Seminary. .
Town, privilege taxes are long past
due. What excuse have you? Let
me hear It. Thank you.
R. A. Burch, City Mgr.