North Carolina Newspapers

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VOL. XXXV, No. 133
SHELBY, N. C. MONDAY, NOV. 11, 1929
Published Monday, Wednesday and Friday Afternoons carHer^per year (in advance) S5o
Cotton, per pound ...._.... 17c
Cotton Seed, per bu.__—. 45c
- Rain For Tonight.
..Today's North Carolina Weather
Rtport: Cloudy and wanner rrith
rain in west portion tonight. Tues
day occasional showers.
• Beal Their Hero.
Boston, Not. 11.—Fred E. Beal.
< onvicted with six others of second
degree murder in connection with
the slaying of Chief of Police O. F.
Aderholt during the Gastonia strike
disorders, arrived here yesterday to
be greeted by his father and an en
thusiastic crowd at the South Sta
tion. Beal, free on bond awaiting
the outcome of an appeal, was car
ried on the shoulders of the crowd
to a waiting automobile, which took
him to the Boston headquarters of
the Gastonia strikers’ defense com
mittee. His father, William C. Beat,
of Lawrence, embraced his son
When he stepped from the train.
Shelby Schools
In Educational,
Peace Programs
Wewton Addresses High School.
Prominent Educators To Appear
Before Civic Clubs.
The Shelby city schools cooperat
ing with Parents-Teacher associa*
tions are today and this wee's put
ting on or supporting several Ar
mistice programs find also meetings
featuring national education week.
Three well-known educators of
the state will during the week ad
oress the three civic clubs of Shel
by on educational work. At the
meeting of the Lions club this week
Supt. Clyde Erwin, of the Ruther
ford county schools, has been secur
ed to make an address by Messrs.
Kendall and Mason. On Thursday
night, Dr. Pitt Beam, who is in
charge of the program, has secured
Dr. T. Wingate Andrews, High
Point superintendent, to address the
Kiwanis club, while on Friday Supt,
It. W. Garver, of the Hickory
schools, will speak to the Rotary
club with Mr. John R. Dover in
charge of the program. The high
school orchestra will furnish music
for the three luncheons and a'l the
clubs hope to have a full attend
In connection with the general
observance of educational week.
Supt. B. L. Smith, of the local
schools, will speak to the Salisbury
Civitan club.
At the chapel exercises this
morning at Central high school At
torney D. Z. Newton addressed the
students and members of the
American Legion as a part of the
schools observance of Armistice day.
At the Morgan school this morn
ing Miss Juanita McDougald, of
the" state department of education,
spoke at a program arranged by the
teacher training department of the
Gardner, Daniels |
Plead For Brother
I Methodist Leader
Chicago, 111.—Two letters of In
tercession for mercy, one from Oov.
O. Max Gardner of North Carolina
snd tho other from former Secre
tary of the Navy Josephus Daniels,
were read in Chief Justice Dennis
J. Normyle’s branch of criminal
court in behalf of Claude W. Rowe,
of Chicago, charged with an offense
against two little girls.
Rowe, it is said, is a brother of
the Rev. Dr. Gilbert T. Rowe, ot
Duke University and his family is
said to be one of the 61dest in
North Carolina.
Attorney James C. Winston, coun
sel for Rowe, asked the court to
turn him over to North Carolina
authorities upon promise that he
. would be committad to the State in
sane asylum there. Assistant States
Attorney Wayland Brooks agreed to
nn indefinite continuance of the case
tc await arrival here of North Caro
4 lina officers and necessary papers.
Details Of Wesson
Death Reach County
* Mrs. Mary McMurry, of the Lawn
dale section, sister of the late An
drew Wesson; who died recently in
Texas, has received a letter from
relatives in that state telling of the
details of the passing of the man
who moved to the Lone Star state
from Cleveland county.
Mrs. McMurry says Mr. Wesson
died October 31. of high blood
pressure, alter being ill but two
► hours, His home was at Weir, where
he was buried. He was forty-nine.
Years ago two of the Wesson
brothers moved to Texas from
Cleveland county to seek a liveli
hood, About, twelve years ago, Al
bert was killed. Mr. Andrew Wes
son, Mrs. McMurry said, leaves
three children by a second marriage.
Miss Ellen Moses of ThomasviUe
N N. C. spent the week-end with Miss
Virginia Hoey, -'
Vanguard Of Baptist Throng Reaches City Today
Tessener Youth Fatally Hurt
As His Car Skids In Sand And
Tarns Over Sunday Afternoon
Cotton Ginning
In County Ahead
Of Last Year Now
L'p to November 1. this
year, 2,074 more bales of cot- j
ton had been ginned in Cleve
land county than had been
ginned to the same date last
year, according to the official
ginning report issued to The
Star today by Miles H. Ware,
special agent.
The report shows that up
to November 1, this year, 30,
611 bales had been ginned in
the county as compared with
28,537 bales to the same date
last year.
The crop this year is later
than it was last year and with
the present ginning figures
ahead of 1928 conservative
cotton men are now estimat
ing that the total crop will
exceed the 53,000 bales of last
year which set a record for
the county in leading the
Morrison In Shelby
Today; Is Irked By
Simmons* Attitude
Tonner Governor Passes Through
Shelby' Today. Candidate For
Overman Seat.
Former Governor Cameron Mor
rison passed through Shelby this
morning en route to Forest City
where he spoke in the Armistice
celebration, and his short stop here
brought into local political conver
sation his emnity to Senator F. M.
Simmons as reiterated Saturday
right in Raleigh.
While there, according to the
News and Observer, he esymessed
bitter opposition to the renomina
tion of Senator Simmons.
May Rival Hoey.
He also made it plain that he
would be a candidate for Senator
Overman's scat in the United Strtes
senate in 1932, and since political
speculation has it that Clyde R.
Koey, of Shelby, may also be a can
didate, the short stop of the ex
gayernor here today added extra
materiai._for the political talk.
“I do not think the devil himself
could devise a surer method for
the demoralization of the Democra
tic party than the renomination cf
Senator Simmons,” the distinguished
Charlotte man is quoted as having
said in Raleigh Saturday.
“I do not agree with those who
think the renomination of Senator
Simmons is the road to peace.”
continued Mr. Morrison. “I think It
would only result in turmoil and
disregard for party authority and
would be most unwise. I think the
thing to do is to agree on some good
man if we can, and if we can't to
fight it out.”
But while leaving no doubt as ,tc
his position insofar as Senator Sim
mons is concerned, Mr. Morrison
declared that he had and would
(Continued on page ten.)
Minor Accidents.
Two or three people suffering from
minor injuries received in week-end
auto wrecks were treated at the
Shelby hospital, but all were able
to leave after receiving treatment.
2('-\>ar-01d Youth Lives Only \
Few Minutes. His Head Crush -
* ed By Car.
Thurman Tessener, 20-year-old
son of Mr. Tate Tessener of the
Thaee County Corners section, died
in the Shelby hospital here shortly
after 5 o’clock yesterday afternoon
as the result of Injuries received 30
minutes before when his automobile
skidded and turned turtle on a road
to the left of highway 206 just on
this side of Buffalo.
Young Tessener, who lives v/ltli
Yates Morgan on the Henry Bot-ts
place, was alone at the time, but
those who visited the scene of the
fatal wreck soon after the car
turned over are of the opinion that
the wheels of the car struck a sand
bar at the side of the road and sent
the car oven The young man ap
parently was caught between the c<»r
and the roadway and the car in
turning over to right itself atTain
crushed his head.
Police Drive Ambulance.
Deputy Sheriff Ed Dixon heard of
the crash and rushed to the scene
followed a few minutes later by
Police Chief McBride Poston and
Patrolman Bufus Sparks who drove
an ambulance there to. secure the
injured man and rush him to the
hospital, where he died just a few
minutes after being brought in.
Funeral services were held this
afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at Beaver
The deceased is survived by nis
father, two sisters, Mattie and Tavy.
and by a stepmother and two half
Simpkins Funeral
To Be In Georgia
Joseph Simpkins Dies At Home Of'
Daughter Here. Poisoned By
A Watermelon.
Joseph Simpkins, 69-year-old cit
izen of Shelby and Georgia, died
last night at 8 o’clock at the home
of his daughter, Mrs. C. S. Howard,
in the Dover mill village.
Mr. Simpkins was poisoned by a
watermelon last July and had never
icgained his health, becoming seri
ously ill a week prior to his death
Funeral services will be held
Wednesday at his native home in
Manchester, Georgia.
He is survived by three sons and
cne daughter: George, of Shelby;
Robert, of Georgia; Cleve, of Ala
bama; and Mrs. Howard. Surviving
also is a brother, Robert Simpkins,
of Atlanta, and 18 grandcnlldren.
For three yeajs he had been mak
ing his home here with his daugh
ter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
C. S. Howard.
Duck Pin Player*
Play Here Tonight
Shelby’s first contest in the duck
pm league, composed of teams from
Charlotte, Hickory and High Point,
will be staged at the bowling alley
here tonight at 8 o’clock. The local
bowlers will take on the Lucky
Strike team from Charlotte and a
good crowd is anticipated for the
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Starnes and
little daughter, tyary Beth, of Ashe
ville, were week-end guests of Mr.
and Mrs. A. H, Morgan.
Cotton Loans To North Carolina
Made By Federal Board Members
Two And Half Million Placed At
State's Disposal. On 16-Cent
Pound Basis.
Washington.—Three loans totaling
$13,500,000 were made available late
1-st week to cotton co-operative as
sociations in North Carolina, Miss
issippi and Oklahoma by the fed
eral farm board.
At the same time the board in
formed Governor Dan Moody of
Texas that funds would be made
available to the Texas Farm Bureau
Cotton association as soon as that
association applied for them.
The board announced that it had
revised a commodity loan of $ti,
000,000 to the Staple Cotton assoc
iation of Greenwood, Mississippi, so
that the organization could make
loans to grower members on a basis
V—/ . . — —
of 16 cents a pound.
Two And One-Half Million.
A commodity loan of not exceed
ing $2,500,000 to the North Caro
lina Cotton Growers Cooperative
association at Raleigh, was approv
ed. This will supplement loans ob
tained from the Federal Intermed
iate Credit Bank at Columbia. S. C.,
and will enable the association to
advance 16 cents per pound to grow
er members.
The board to its telegram to Gov
ernor Moody said the Texas Farm
Bureau Cotton association met the
requirements of state and federal
cooperative statutes and is a qual
ified borrower under the agricul
tural marketing act.
“Immediately upon receipt of the
application,” the telegram sail, “the
.tConttouqd on page ten.), • ;
Extends Welcome
To Visitors
lion. Odns M. Mull (itore), State
Democratic chairman and an offi
cial of the First Baptist church
here, is chairman of the entertain
ment committee which is today and
tomorrow welcoming the state Bap
tist convention to Shelby.
11 Years Ago
This Mom In
Joyous Shelby
County, Which Sent 600 Soldier
Boys To War, Awakened To
Celebrate By ’Phone Girl,
About 3 o'clock in the morn
ing eleven years ago today, the
lone operator on night switch •>
board at the Shelby telephone
office yawned, and- pashapw
powdered her nose, as she
sleepily wondered if 7 o’clock
and the day operator would
never come.
It had been a mild night with
practically no excitement since
the other operators had left at
10 o’clock. Perhaps she could
doze for a win or two.
Then came a call over the board.
Perhaps it was a call for a doctor,
coming at the hour it did. But, no, it
was a long distance call. And in
the flash of a second the yawns and i
the far-off 7 o'clock quitting hour!
were forgotten! A ’hello’ girl, ex
cited as she had never been before,
joyously began to press call buttons
and tell all Shelby a story that sent
the sleepy town into an ectasy of
happiness and a wild celebration
that did not end until the next day
—the story she told was a story
which at that hour was transform
ing a war-tom, bleeding, wonder
ing world into one of peace after it
had passed through a carnage which
had staggered the human race.
It was a short little message she
shouted gleefully into the telephone
receiver of one Shelby home after
another—“The war is over! Sure
trough, this time!’*
Celebration Starts.
Within an hour the wide, deserted
streets, which ordinarily would
have remained silent until the milk
wagons began rolling, were fill'd
with frenzied, shouting parents,
brothers and sisters, whose * boys
were then crawling from mud-filled,
blood-drenched trenches “ever
there.” Rapidly the excited gather
ing grew until at 8 o’clock it form
ed into a mammoth parade which
lasted throughout the day and kept
business at a standstill.
Mingled Emotions.
Throughout Shelby and the coun
ty as the news spread there were
mingled emotions and actions. In
many homes mothers aroused from
their slumbers a sleep marred by
sub-conscious thoughts of the bey
who might not be sleeping and
breathed a prayer of thankfulness
to the Prince of Peace for the won
drous event. Fathers rubbed their
eyes as they dressed and wondered
how the boys they sent away would
look as men now that they had
(Continued on page ten.)
Bostic Winner In
Wake Forest Debate
Mr. Wade H. Bostic, a member of
the senior class, was on the winning
team of the annual society day de
bate held Saturday at Wake Forest.
Young Bostic, a son of Rev. Wade
Bostic of Shelby and China, rep
resented the Phtlomathesian society
and upheld the negative side of a
query on national disarmament, < ,
County Farmers
To Be Told 01
Their Progress
All-Day Meeting Of Farmers Here
On November 19 To Show
Farm Progress In 8 Yra.
A most interesting all-day
meeting will be held at the court
house here Tuesday, November
19, at which time Cleveland
county farmers and all others
interested In the agricultural
development of the county will
be shown by facts and flgtites
just how much progress vhe
county has made agriculturally
within the last eight years.
Announcements concerning the
:\eetlng were made today by R. W.
Shoffner, county farm agent, who
has cooperated with the county
board of agriculture in arranging
what promises to be one of the most
interesting sessions ever arranged
for the farmers of the county.
Several Speakers.
Two or three well known speakei'3
and agricultural experts will ad
dress the meeting, but the most im
portant phase of the session 13 ex
pected to be the giving of statistics,
as assembled by the agricultural de
partment, showing Just what Cleve
land fanners have and have not
done since 1920. Among the speak
ers on the program will be I. O.
Echaub, state agricultural director,
cf Raleigh, and Mr. E. S. Millsaps,
district farm agent, of Statesville.
The statistics to be presented will
show just what ranking the county
had in each crop and farm move
ment in 1920 together with the In
crease or decrease In each unit since
that time.
Dairy Cows Go!nr.
One item in the table ot statis
tics indicates just how Interesting
these figures and facts should be to
farmers of the county who are de
sirous of knowing just wha they
arc ^qcogujlishtrig and have been
■feccompnshing. This item shows that
there are 3,800 Jess dairy cow3 in
Cleveland county today than there
was in 1920. The list gives equally
eu, surprising information along
Other agrictfltural lines.
In addition to the review of eight
years of agricultural achievement in
the county the meeting will rake up
and discuss farm pros pec ts-and a
program for the year ahead.
Business men and other citizens
not directly interested in farming,
but depending as does practically
the entire county upon the farm,
are urged to attend the meeting
along with farmers and their wives.
The meeting will open at 10 o'clock
in the morning with a session again
in the afternoon.
Name Jurors For
Special Term To
Try Crash Suits
Thirty-six Jurors Drawn For Spe
cial Term Of Court To
Start On Dec. 2.
Thirty-six jurors to serve during
the special term of Superior court
to convene here on Monday, De
cember 2, have been drawn by the
county commissioners.
These jurors, who are scheduled
to hear the several damage suits de
veloping from the building crash
here in August, 1929, in which six
lives were lost, follow:
George L. Ledbetter, C. B. Ham
rick, Carl Blanton, L. -C. Hord,
Hugh Ware, J. L. Herndon, George
W Moss, Coleman Blanton, J. Lee
Eskridge, Alonzo M. Hamrick, Plato
D. Crowder. Toy B. Webb, W. H.
Covington, D. D. Lattimore, G. L.
Cornwell, E. H. Lutz, Ambrose
Eoyles, A. A. Horton.
Second week—Gilbert Jones, H.
T. Vassey, R. W. Lemmons, W. C.
Blackmer, H. H. Houston, William
Hord, R. L. Lackey, Robert L. Low
man, Cage Ellis, E. Lee Beam, Bert
Hawkins, Carl C. Jolley, John D.
Grayson, Thomas Palmer, Yates
Lutz, Dixon Kendrick Enoch Self,
C. H. Hasting.
Shelby Airport On
Recognized Roster
The Shelby municipal airport In
a statement just, issued by the de
partment of commerce Is listed as
one of the 36 recognized larding
fields in North Carolina. Eighteen
additional'fields are listed as being
considered for recognition by the
Miss Lois Bollinger has returned
to Lincolnton after spending several
v.eeks with Mr. and Mrs. L. O, Bol
linger. t
They Prove Their Story
I hi* Shelby party had a ft*h story to tell on their return recently from a
fishing trip In Sooth Carolina, and for fear there would be doubters, the
tlsh were brought along. Pictured above is the llt-pound catch. The
three Walton disciples shown with the catch are Boyce Dellinger, Carl
Putnam and Jim Elliott. Jack Elliott, who caught the 34-pounder, was
not present when the photo was made.
Citizens Complain Of Being Held
Up In County As Bootleg Suspects
Numerous Citizens Halted, Inspect
ed And Occasionally Searched
By Deputies.
Just what privileges does the
law-abiding cititen have upon
the highways of Cleveland coun
ty, and how far should he stand
for being held up and searched
as a rum-running suspect by of
ficers before expressing and de
manding his rights? This query
has developed into quite a con
troversy in the county in the
last fortnight due to activities
of deputies and other officers
in attempting to apprehend
rum-runners along Highway 1ft
in the northern section of the
Considerable objection ha* been 1
expressed by citizens to several
hold-ups, and lust week County Sol
icitor P. Cleveland Gardner .was |
told of several “hold-ups" in which ]
the parties stopped and questioned
v. ere leading citizens with no
tl.'ought of trafficking in booze.
Stop County Agent,
The most recent mistake in the
attempt to halt the flow of whiskey
south over Highway 18 from the
South Mountain section was on
Friday night when County Fair
agent R W. Shoffner was held up
r.nd Investigated near Toluca by
two men he did not know, but were
deputies judging by their conversa
tion and actions.
Mr. Shoffner had been to Iredell
county with Cleveland farmers to
attend a sale of Jersey cattle and
was returning home along Highway
18 and had no thoughts as he drove
along of becoming a rum-runner.
Without warning, he says, two men
hopped out into the road in front
of him, threw their flashlights upon
him and told him to stop. Due to
their sudden appearance it was im
possible for the farm agent to tell
at once whether the men were high
way robbers desiring to rob him and
perhaps steal his car or whether
they were officers. His first hunch,
he says, was to keep moving and
run by or over the two mysterious
men as the hold-up was along a
lonely stretch of road. He decided,
however, not to do so, and, instead,
he slapepd on his brakes and stop
ped the car. The two men without
ceremony or warning leaped upon
the fenders, inspected the car and
(Continued on page ten.)
Search For Lincoln
Man Not Successful
Henry E. Han-ill Of Lincotnton
StU! Miming After Elver*
Are Dragged.
Lincolnton. Nov. 11.—Henry E.
Harr 111, who has been missing from
his home-here since last Sunday
night has not been found neither
has any trace of him been found
except a hat. alleged to have been
his, discovered near the Seaboard
trestle over the South Fork river
last Wednesday.
A. diligent search has been con
ducted by Coroner Fruit Barkley
lor HarrlU's body, even to the drag
ging of the South Fork river from
the Seaboard trestle to Labaratory
mill. Sunday afternoon the pond at
Labaratory mill was drawn off with
the hope that the body would be
icund there. Earlier In the week
several sticks of dynamite were used
in breaking away rubbish heaps In
the river which were thought to be
holding the body of the missing
It is understood that Harrill real
ized his mental condition and that
he left home with suicide in mind
rather than face the alternative of
going to the state-hospital.
He is reported to have told friends
that he was going to drown him
self and that ills body would never
be found. This statement of his to
friends has caused investigation of
ficials to believe that his body is
anchored with weights.
Sheriff Reinhardt stated that in
stead of drowning himself he pos
sibly left his hat as a decoy and
end left for an unknown destina
To Bury Mr#. Poteat
In Gaston Co. Today
Funeral services lor Mrs. Hulda
A. Poteat, who died yesterday at
her home In the section between
Grover and Kings Mountain, were
held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at
Mt. Olive church in Gaston county.
Mrs. Poteat was 52 years of age
end her death Sunday afternoon re
sulted from pellagra.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Grimes of Kings
Mountain were Shelby visitors yes
Mechanical Parson Trend Is
Decried By A Baptist Leader
Rev. Mr. Dickey Says Trend Is To
"Good Mixer” Rather Than
Spiritual' Ability.
The trend of the modern church
in America, a dangerous trend, is to
demand a ‘‘live wire” and a “good
mixer” for a pastor rather than
that he be a spiritual leader cajMblc
of carrying out., the high duties of
his noble calling.
That was the opinion expressed
at the first session of Baptist pas
tors of the state cohvention at the
First Baptist church here this aft
ernoon by the Reverend Charles H.
Dickey, pastor of Memorial Baptist
church, Willlamston. Rev. Mr. Dick
ey’s address to the conference of.
leading pastors of the state came
under the subject of “The Menace
of a Standardized Ministry,” and la
his talk he deplored the tendency to
make of the minister a mere me
chanical unit of the church organ
“Rattle Of Machinery.”
The speaker used the following
quotation from another leading
minister to express his point: ‘’It
seems that the rattle of machinery
In our churches has drowned the
voice of the Spirit. . . The preacher
has little time left for the higher
duties of the office.” Another pas
tor was quoted as saying: "High
standards and perfect organization
is the order of the day but I con
sider them a curse unless they are
thoroughly spiritualized . . Our pas
tors are so busy here and there that
(Continued on page ten.).
Pastors Gather
In Meet Before
The Convention
State Convention In Mth Gathering
To Plan Centennial. Many
~ Grave Problems Cp7
Between 750 and 1,000 delegates
to the state Baptist convention be
gan to arrive in Shelby today lor
the convention’s 99th session which
gets underway tomorrow in the
First Baptist church. The vanguard
or the Baptists hosU arriving by
noon today and early in the after
noon was made up of Baptist pas
tors of the state who held the first
of a series of conferences at the
church this afternoon.
Another conference of pastors
will be held at 7:30 this evening
and still another Tuesday morning,
but the main portion of the dele
gates are not expected before noon
tomorrow, arriving In time for the
first session of the convention at
Represent 400.000.
The pastors and delegates who
will attend the three-day session
will hold the Interest of approxi
mately 400,000 white Baptists In
Neath Carolina, and the convention
meeting here foe the fourth time In ,
its 100 years Is being Staged ti s
county said to have more Baptists
to the square inch than any similar
area in the country.
Plan Centennial.
Peculiar Interest attaches to the
approaching session because of the
fact that plans will be made for tbs
proper celebration of the centennial
anniversary of the convention at the
next session either In Greenville,
where the convention was organis
ed 100 years ago, or at Raleigh,
which is more centrally located and
which has adequate hotel and
auditorium facilities.
But before the convention can
properly, celebrate neat year Is
felt that it will be necessary to car
ry to a successful culmination the
centennial campaign which was
launched a year and a half ago in
order to raise a million and a half
dollars to free the seven Baptist
colleges in the state of debt Plana
will be laid for completing the task.
Grave Problems Ahead.
It is expected that other very
vital questions will he presented and
that satisfactory solutions will be
found. That there are grave prob
lems ahead no one will deny, but. it
Is said. Baptists always have a way
of getting together and working
their way out of their difficulties.
“We have a good report to make
to the convention in the main,’*
says Dr. Charles E. Maddry. Ra
leigh. general secretary of the con
vention. “We have made progress
along all the lines of our work, but
(Continued on page ten,)
Baptists Will Get
Hospital Reports
Baptist Hospital At Winston-galem
Spent $47,500 In Charity Wort.
Report Shows.
Winston-Salem.—During the past
year, according to the annual re
port of Supt. O. T. Lumpkin, the
Baptist hospital here has spent
slightly over $47,500 in charity work.
In this time a total of 2,878 patients
were enrolled and received treat
The annual report of the hospi
tal will be submitted by Mr. Lump
kin at the annual meeting of the
Baptist state convention which edit
bo held at Shelby opening on Tues
> The report shows further that in
the six and a half yean of opera
tion there have been 12,675 patients
treated at the hospital and that
over 5,000 of these have been helped
either as full charity or part pay
During the last year 1,380 pa
tients out of the total 2,675 were
helped, 345 were treated as free
patients and 1,045 was part pay pa
tients. The report also shows that
the hospital has spent for the work
in excess of $47,500, of which the
churches and Sunday schools of the
state on last Mother’s day contri
buted $14,750. The Duke endowment
gave $3,516, and some small amounts
were received from individuals on
special cases.
Patients came to the hospital (Bit
ing the year from every part of the
state, troubled with almost every
known Jdnd of disease, sod they
were received as patients whether
they had any money or not, pro
vided they were recommended by
the churches and the local doctor
from the community whence they

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