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Raleigh N. C. April, 21 -Not hlnce
the memorable convention which
nominated W. W. Kitchin for goV
?n?r over Locke Craig in Chariot
to sixteen years ago has the atten
dance approached the big crowd of
who assembled here on
y to write a platform, name
e to the Democratic Nation
invention' ah<f perfect an organ
Untion for the Approaching contest.
On completion of the roll call, the
chairman announced' that every cou
nty answered present. In comment
upon the rec&rd attendance one
V?k speakers yttm reminded that
primary hadj not enttlrely "done
y With" the convention which
?tQ) enjoys to the fullest extent.
I convention days were recalled
ne the roll calls proceeded on nomi
nations for delegates at large to
the National Conventtion.
The covention was celled to order
by Chairman John G. Dawson in
, the City Auditorium at 12:30 p. m.
h* id Dr. W. A. Stanbury, pastor of
?the Eden ton Street Methodist Chur
ch, 'offered the opening prayer. W.
N.. Everett, secretary of state, was
designated as 'temporary chairman
?nd delivered the key note speech
at the conclusion of which the tem
porary organization was made per
? ? y manent. Mr. Everett held up the
record of the democratic party in
both state and nation aa a matter
of supreme satisfaction. He recoun
ted the ihValuable service of Secre
tary Daniels during the Worli^War
told of the great work of former
x Congressman Claude Kitchin, Sen
ators Simmons and Ovennan, Rep
resentative Bou and other North
Carolinans serving in positions of
htgh importance ' through . that mom
entous struggle. He, also, render
accounting of the paryt's ste
in the State for the past
? -Tur years and- boasted, of
? j_ ..jlendid accomplishments. '
'vBtrly in 'the proceedings a letter
Vrom Hon. Josephus Daniels, now
m^the western satejTon a lecture
tour, declining to permit the use of
his name in connection with the pre
sidential nomination. Next came a i
resolution declaring it to be the
policy of the party henceforth to
give the women equal representa
tion wih the men in the selection *?
of delegates at large to the National
Convention. The resolution was
passed by an overwhelming majority
ot the convention vote, and eight
delegates were elected for the state
at large, Men: John G. Dawson,
Josephus Daniels, Cameron Morri
son, O. Max ^Gardner, Women: Mrs
T. Palmer Jerman, Raleigh; Mrs.
J. G. Fearing, Elizabeth City; Miss
Mary Henderson, Salisbury; Miss
Hattie Berry, ChapeJ Hill.
? Four delegates ^o the National
Convention were selected by each
of the congressional districts in con
ferences held prior to the assembl
ing of the convention. The tenth
District chose Don Elias, of Bun
coi&be, R. Lee Whittmire, of Hend
erson, James E. Caraway, of Hay
wood, and Mrs. Giles Cover, of
Cherokee. For members of the
State Executive Committee: Solo
mon Gallert, of Rutherford, J. W.
Winhorne, of McDowell, J. W. Rut
herford, of Buncombe,' W. E. Breese
of Transylvania, R. Otis Self of
Jackson, T. L. George, Miss Mar
^ tha; Boewell, Brevard, Mrs. M. A.
f Hendersonville, Miss Eliza
Kelly, Franklin, Mrs. J. G.
Stikeleather, Ashville, Mrs. George
B. Walker, Andrews.
Henderson county was represen
ted in the covention by C. E.
Brooks, Carroll Rodger?, R Lee
V^ 'Whltmire and Dr. Dixon. Transyl
* vania by Thos. H. Shipman, Miss
Martha Boswell and T. C. Hender
son, Other democrats from these
counties, whose names are not re
called, were present in a "passive"
prHE HOSPITAL SHOWER
We desire to thank the people of
Brevard and vicinity for the useful
and beautiful gifts received at the
The following articles and dona
tions were received through the
various clubs of the city and by
Sheets 2?, Bed Spreads 3, Bath
towels 27, Fac? totwels 113, Pillow
eases 41, Table clo'hs 1,' Wash
cloths 18, Hot water bottle 1, Gau
ze bandage 3 rolls, Mending tape 1
roll, Medieine droppers 1-2 groan,
Cake 1, Cash $60.00. '
Brevard Hospital, Ada E.
Page, Supt. of Nnr?es.
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M. E. CHURCH
To ?U Citizens of Brevard and com
The revival at the Methodist
Church begins next Sunday morn
ing and will continue at least two
vfeeks, The paator will do the pre
aching and Mlaa Carolyn A. Hcmford
of Maasachusetta has been secured
aq assistant in music and personal
Work. We consider ourselves very
fortunate in securing her services.'
She is a lady of culture and attrac
tive personality and has had seve
ral years of unusually successful
revival work, both as leader and an
We have many fine endorsements
of her and of her work in this state
find elsewhere she has labored.
She is auso a fine saxophonist auu
will render some fine solos. She
arrives the last of the week and
will make her first appearance Sun
We no only invite your attend
ance but would make the appeal
as strong as we can urging the full
and hearty cooperation of all chris
tain people to the end that it may
be a community revival blessing
every church and every home. All
our churches stand or fall together
and the success of one is the succ
ess of all. We especially wish that
all who can sing of the city choirs,
will attend and help. We wHI en
deavor to show our deep apprecia
tion; To our fellow pastors we ex
tend a double invitation. We feel
the great Responsibility of leading
the meeting and. crave your pfesen
se, your prayers, and your encour
May God graciously lead and
bless one and all. To all Metho
dist we simply say that we expect
you to enter into the services with
earnesness and loyal cooperation.
Will you please no diappoint ? us? (
God expects it. Your vows com
pel it. Lei every one be ctftffv t*|
prpyer that' the Holy Spirit may'
fall upon the whole community at ,
this' time of the troubling of ?' the
? A series of cottage _ prayer meet- j
ings is being held in five districts ,
it three p. m. Tuest> Wed., Thurs,,
Hid Fri. Find the one nearest ,
you and attend.
'Yours for Christ,
E. R. Welch, Pastor.
ANOTHER LADY PROMOTED
At a special meeting of the Di- ,
rectors of the Brevard Building and
Loan Association held on Tuesday, ,
Apr.l, 22nd., Mrs. Hattie Perkins
was unanimously elected by the Di
rectors as Secretary and Treasurer
of the Building and Loan Associa- ,
tion to succeed Glenn E. Lathrop,
Deed., and the Association is to be
congratulated in securing the ser
vices of Mrs. Perkins.
Mrs. .Perkins has been doing the
work for the Building and Loan
Association for several years under
the supervision of Mr. Lathrop, and
is thoroughly familiar with every
detail in connection with same. A
financial Committee was elected
from the Board of DiWfctors to pass
an all loans so as to assist Mrs. Per
kins with the loans.
The Brevard Building and Loan
Association has assets of more than
$120,000.00 and has a little more
than doubled its assets in the last
three years. Half of the homes
built in Brevard in the past ten
years have been built in this asso
ciation and it has been very fortu
nate in not having to make any
AN ATTRACTIVE PLACE
Pete's Lunch Room is one of our
new business enterprises, located on
Broad Street in the Aethlwold buil
It is a most attractive place, shi
ning with cleanliness.
The shoe shine stand has been e
limirrated to make more room for
ANOTHER VALUED CITIZEN
Paul Hartley, Electrical Contrac
tor, of Southern Pin'es has located
Mr. Hartley's office will be in the ,
building with the Transylvania Pro- '
Besides doing expert wiring, he .
will carry n full 1'ne of electrical ,
We wclconr> Mr. Hartley to our
midrt and wish h m success,
? ijm iy.v?
.. R. Welch
Rev. E. R. Welch, the Methodist pastor who will
lead in the revival at his church beginning Mpril
27, to which all are invited.
A SPLENDID CITIZEN GONE
V * ' / :
Brevard has suffered an irrepara
ble loss in the paasing\of G. E.La
Mr. Lattkrop was boirh' In South
Royalton, Vermont ihy 1863l/r,^ie
made his home in several other sta
tes before coming here in July 191E
During our participation in the
World War he was secretary of the
local Exemption Board and treasur
er of ? the Red Cross funds.
The latter position he still held
at the time of his death, and in
this position and others he has been [
a tower of strength in charity work 1
in the community.
Being an expert in banking and ?
accounting, Mr. Lathrop as town (
clerk and treasurer has put the to
wn affairs on a splendid business
bas's. Since he has been Secretary
treasurer of the Building and Loan
Association, its business has more
than doubled, due to the confidence
of the people in. his ability and in
He wagpalso Secretary treasurer
of the Citizens Telephone Company
and the Road Commissioners. |
Mr. Lathrop was prominently i
dentified with St. Philip's Episcopal
Church, being Lay Reader, Junior
Warden, assistant treasurer, and at
times a member of the choir.
Funeral services were conducted ,
Saturday afternoon at 2:30 at St.!
Philips by Rev. J. C. Seagle assisted j
by Rev. C. D. Chapman.
The honary pall bearers were re
presentatives from the various or
ganizations with which Mr. Lathrop
was connected. The active pall
bearers wore: F. D. Clement^ P. N.
Simons, O. L. Erwin, J. A Miller
J. S. Silversteen, H. N. Carrier, Dr.
E. S English, j. S. Bromfield..
The interment was at South Roy- ,
alton Vermont. The body was ac- '
companied on its long journey by
F. D. clement and J. S. Silversteen
acting as a guard of hornr from the
The sympathy of the community
goes out to the widow who is his
The memory of this splendid man
will remain with us. The communi
ty is better and stronger J>ecause he
lived among us.
SCHOOL TAX ELECTION
No finer exajnple of the strong
determination to have good schools
in Transylvania County could be
found than the result of the elec
tion held at Rosman on Tuesday
to vote on a- special school tax
Not a vote was cast against the
Our people realize taxc? are cos
tly but ignorance is more co?Uy.
We believe in educi-ti-n.
DAUGHTERS OF AMERICAN
Waightstill Avery Chapter of the
Daughters of the American Revolu
t'oj^.met with Mrs. C. n. Kienppel
ber? atid Miss Florence Kern at the
home of the latter on Gaston St.
Several donations to educational
institutions in the South were re
ported. ' .
Mrs. Silversteen made an inter
esting report of the state conferen
ce in Greensboro to '"which she was
the delegate. I
Mrs. T. E. Patton read an article ,
on tho lifp of Daniel Boone which
wa3 very instructive and much en- 1
joyed by all present. |
The medals which will be award- 1
ed pupils of the seventh grade for
the best work in history were exam
ined and admired.
The regent's bar has also been
received Copies of the Flag Code
which will be distributed later to
the schools were examined.
A box of wools, crochet cotton,
knitting and crochet needles will be
sent to Ellis Island. ,
The next -meeting will be held at
Davidson River Cemetery on mem
orial Day to decorate the grave of
a Revolutionary soldier, Lambert
MRS. PATTON ENTERTAINS
The Fortnightly club met with
Mrs. H. H. Patton at her home on
Main Street Monday afternoon.
Miss Alma Trowbridge, Mrs M. M.
King and Mrs. J. E. Waters had
charge of the program. -
Miss Trowbridge discussed the
period immediately following the
Civil War. She did this in a very
intelligent way which is character
istic of Miss Trowbridge.
Mrs. King discussed very interesting
ly tKe Invisible Empire and Mrs.
Waters subject discussed the life of
W. A. Graham, a statesman of the
After the program the hostess
nerved a delicious salad course,
j The club will meet with Mrs.
7achary May 5th. The club mem
bers met at Mrs. Pattons Tuesday
afternoon and went from there to
the Hospital to attend the linen
| Each member of the club gave a
very beautiful and useful piece of
The regular monthly meeting of
the Betterment will be held at the
high school Monday, April 28, at
Twelve new members were add
ed to the last meeting. Every
woman in town should be a member
of this organization. If you have
no children join to holp somebody
?lie'# child -"1 the community.
On the Rosman road, between
the railroad crossing below Reuben
Ballard's and the old mill, on Sun
day evening occurred a deplorable
A car in which Johnnie Glarener
Raymond English, and Carlos Hays
were riding drew to the side of the
road to speak to Mr. Glazencr*s
mother and sister who were walk
ing along the road.
The recent, heavy rains had, soft
ened the earth so that the edge , of
the bank gave way, the car slipped
a ad turned over.
( English jumped out and escaped
with bruises. The car caught Glaz
ener and Ilays^ Glazener was dead
when dragged from the car. The
1 car had to be broken to take Hays
out, but he was only slightly in
jured, being tble to go to work
Carlos Hays was driving the oar.
The verdict of the coroner's jury
was, "Death of Johnnie Glazener
was caused by an unavoidable auto
MRS O. H. ORR HOSTESS
Mrs. Oliver H. Orr was the char-'
raing hostess of the Mathatasian
club at its last meeting.
The topic for discussion was Child
Welfare. Mr?. H. L. Wilaofl, the
leader, rend u paper on The Cofa
j munlty's Responsibility. She sug
;je3'.ed a number cf committes which
the club felt are needed in the com
mur.ity. This wo;-'.: might bo under
taken by the Betterment.
Miss. Florence Kern Speaking on
, the subject of Public Play Grounds
stressed the importance of supei;
I v'sion of play grounds.
j Mrs. Julia Trowbridge had a
, most instructive and interesting pa
1 per >pa .fiflhool Lunches;
|. Children who are doll are often
undernourished and when given
warm, nourishing food at sclioo'j
improve mentally as well as physi
1 There wei-e a number of guests
Who enjoyed Mrs. Orr's hospitality
as well as the club members.
C. Ji . Hosford v
1 Miss Carolyn Jh. Has fore j
of Springfield, Mo s wh r
will direct the muizc ar .
otherwise assist irt the
coming revival au the
A PRETTY HOME WEDDING
j On Sunday, April 20, Miss Hes
' tcr H'milton, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. ManBOn Hamilton, was quietly
married at the home of parents near
Penrose to Mr. Harold Hart.
Only members of the two families
The bride was becomingly gown
ed in a traveling suit of blue with
gray hat ard accessories,
t A wedding dinner was served at
the home of the groom's mother,
Mrs. Ladd Hart.
The happy pair are at home to '
their friends in the charming bunga
low near Pisgah Forest which the t
groom had built and furnished in
readiness for his bride.
We wish for them many years of
named Georgt? Gibb?.
The Coroners jury rendered a
verdict of "Death from unavoidable
To Hon. T, B. Finley, Judge Pre
siding: We, the Grand Jury acting
at the present term of the Superior
Court of Tranaly vaniu County make
the following report.
We wish to express our thanks to
HU Honor, Judge T. B. Finley for
his commendable charge to the
Grand Jury and for his able con
duct of the court. Further we wish
to thank the solicitor, the clerk and<
the sheriff for their assistance to us
By committees we examined the
court House, Jail, County Home,
As a whole, the chaingang is in
good condition. The different de
partments seemed to be in sanitary
The prisoners were apparently
well fed, comfortably clothed, and
provided with adequate quarters.
The teams and all the equipment,
were all found to be in good condi
tion. The County Road Coinirtieeion ?
ers are to be commended for the
splendid results now being accomp
lished by the chaingang.
The County Home was found to
be in excellent condition.. The
Home is beautifully }oc?ted. 1*
eeems to have all necessary equip
ment for the comfort of the inmat
es. The County Commissioners
have recently installed a good w&teir
system. The farm is partly opera
ted. by the inmates and a good crop
was grown last year.
We foynd thtf jail, in first class
order and the prisoners well cared
for. ? We would recommend thaV
the iron cages inside the jail be re
painted in order to prevent rusting,
and we would also recommend that
the main chimney to the jail be
built higher, so as to prevent thp
smoke from coming into the Court
house*. ? ?:
We examined the various offices
of the court house and find them in
We have acted upon all the bilk
Bent ; before us by the Solicitor and
attended to all other business assi
gned to us.
_ , ' . " - G. O. Alexander,
Foreman of Grand Jury..
BREVARD BAPTIST CHURCH
In- the absence of the Pastor, who
is to preach the Commencement sec
mon at Fruitland Institute, Rev
Jessie R. Owenj of Mars Hill, will
preach at the Brevard Baptist Chur
ch on Sunday Morning April 27th.
The Baraca Claas is now holding
its sessions irfv the Court house.
There were present about 65 young
men last Sunday. Coihe next Sun
day if you are not attending Sunday
School some where else. ,
AN ERROR IN, NAMES
The name of the alternate dele
gate to the National Republican
Convention, who was named at the
Bryson City Convention, should
ha\> been T. H. Hampton and not
A. H. as we announced last week.
' CARRIAGE LICENSES ISSUED
The Easter season has been as
usual a season of marriages. The
following marr'age l'ceses were is
sued last week by Regiter of Deeds.
Roland Owen :
Joseph Tillman Owen, Toxaway
and Connie Elizabeth Galloway,
Harold Hart, Pisgah Forest and
Hester Himilton, Penrose.
,E. B. Blythe, Penrose, and Alma .
Gibson, Penrose. 4
MEETING OF THE TRAILERS"
? . .
The Trailers met on Friday, Apr.
18 and organized a baseball team.
Edmond Orr is captain and Hayes
Shipman manager. A coach has
not been selected.
The members are : J. A. Miller,
Hayes Shipman, Aehe Macfie, Tom
Patton, Wood Paxton, James Lyon,.
Edmond .Orr, Frances Pummer, El
mo Duckworth, Duncan McDongal,
Tom Wood. Dwight Mofflt.
Motto "We Help."
SERIOUS ACCIDENT ON MAIN
Last Saturday afternoon on Main
Street, near the corner of Caldwell
occurred the first fatal automobile
accident Brevard has experienced.
* enr driven by F. E. Frady stm- $?'
ck and killed an old colored