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Today's North Carolina Weather
Heporl: Mostly cloudy tonight ann
Saturday. Showers tonight and in
east portion Saturday.
Lindberghs Delayed.
Tokyo. Aug. 21.—A message to the
Dept, of Communications from
flight Lieutenant Yosbio Tanaka,
at Nemuro. today said a combina
tion of carburetor trouble and un
favorable weather probably will keep
Colonel and Mrs. Charles A. Lind
bergh at Ketol Island, in the cen
tral Kuriles, for some time. Lieu
tenant Tanaka messaged: 'There
Is very little hope of repairing the
Lindberghs’ motor in a short time.’’
The flight officer did not state the
origin of his information, but pre
sumably it was given him by the
government steamer Shimushiru
Haru. which has been standing by
♦be plane sinre twelve hours after
it was forced down late Wednes
day in the "Black Hole" of the
Kurile archipelago. The communl
rations department also was ad
vised today that a dense fog con
tinued to cloak Ketol island and
the central Kuriles. The seas were
reported roughening. The Lind
berghs, when forced dowD by fog
Wednesday on the attempted non
slop flight here from Tetropavlovsk
Kamchatka peninsula, alighted on
the south side of the island, where
they were protected from the wind.
Thursday morning the wind chang
ed. roughening the water, making
the change desirable.
Gardners Make
Tour In Smoky
National Park
Leave Asheville Today For Trip In-'
to Beautiful Mountain Sec
tion There.
Asheville, Aug. 21— Governor O.j
Max Gardner, who with Mrs. Gard-!
tier Is & guest at the home of B.!
''R Gossett, in Biltmore Forest, Ashe
ville early today for High Hampton
inn, at. Cashiers, preparatory to
starting on a trip into the Great
Smoky Mountains National park
Saturday morning where he will
spend the day.
Will Leave Saturday
At Cashiers the Governor and
Mrs. Gardner will be joined by E.
B. Jeffress chairman of the state
highway commission, and Mrs. Jef
fress and Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Mc
Itee, of Sylva. Mrs. McKee was a
member of the state senate at the
!d931 session The party will leave
Cashiers early Saturday morning
i»ver highway No. 106 to Cullowhcc,
where Governor Gardner plans to
visit the Western North Carolina
Teachers college. After a short
visit at the college the party will
motor to Sylva and thence by high
way No. 10 to Bryson City.
After lunch at Fryemont inn, at
Bryson City, the party will go to
Ela where they will be met by J.
Ross Eakin, -superintendent of the
Smoky park. Governor Gardner will
he taken over the new Smokemont
road into the park area. If weather
permits the party will take a loop
motor trip over route 288 by Bush
men and Fontana to Deal’s Gap and
return to Bryson ^pity by way of
•iBanteetlah and Nantahala Gorge.
Will Visit Canton
The party expects to spend Sun
day at Cashiers. Governor and Mrs.
Gardner will return to Canton Mon
day morning for a short visit with
Clyde Hoey, Jr., their nephew.
The governor will return to Ashe
ville Monday afternoon, he said last
night and will taive for Shelby early
Tuesday morning. He will return
here on Priday August 28 to deliver
the principal address at a Smoky
Park banquet and mass meeting at
the Vanderbilt hotel.
Hoey And Cornevin
Open New Insurance
Agency In The City
General Headquarters In Two C*ro
Mnas For Kansas City Life
Comes Here.
Formal announcement is made to
day that Shelby becomes the Caro
linas general headquarters of the
Kansas City Life Insurance Com
pany. with two well known local in
surance men elevated to the im
portant post of general agents in
charge of the two Carolinas’ terri
tory.
Flay H. Hoey and L. R. Cornevin
have resigned from their respective
former companies to take over the
new enterprise, and have established
elaborate offices in the Weathers
Building on South Washington St.
Mr. Hoey has for several years
represented the Jefferson Standard
and later the Colonial Life in the
Shelby territory. And Mr. Cornevin
baa eleven years service to his credit
with the Metropolitan »
The Kansas City Life, the incom
ing company, is one of the big shots
in the insurance field in the coun
try. with between five and six hun
dred million dollars In insurance in
force. It is not only one of the larg
es*, but equally well known, in the
Wg insurance field.
State Prison Camp Is
To Be Built In County
Total Of Five To Be
Erected
j Site Not Definitely Selected Tor New
Brick Prison
Camp.
Just, when construction work w:li
begin on the new State prison camp
near Shelby has not been definitely
decided. The work, it is understood
wdll get under way Just as soon as
a site for the camp is selected. This
so far as The Star could learn had
not been done today. The acreage
at the No. 6 township camp, now
being used to house State convicts,
is not considered large enough for
the new camp quarters. Additional
acreage may be secured there or
a new site selected, perhaps on the
county home plot.
The calnp structure will be of
brick and other than masons who
will be employed the labor and work
it is learned, will be done bv the
convicts.
Raieigh, Aug 21—The Stale High
ways Commission has authorized
the construction of five prison camps
with fireproof sleeping quarters for
county convicts, providing the nec
essary sites and local arrangement?
can be made quickly.
Plans for the experimental wood
en convict camp authorized by the
commission two weeks ago to be
erected In Wake County, were aban
doned.
The commission conferred with
Insurance Commissioner Dan C.
Boney and State Firse Marshal
Sherwood Brockwell as to what kind
of construction would be approved
by the insurance department, ap
proval of that department being
made necessary by the 1931 High
way Act.
Brick or tile walls, cement floors
and a fire resisting roof will be
used in the sleeping quarters of
the camps which will house around
75 prisoners each. The guard house,
dinning room and kitchen will be
of wood and at least fifty feet from
the prisoners’ quarters An -iron
mesh fence will surround the quar
ters.
The counties in which the com
mission deemed prison camps of
first importance, and in which they
will be erected first providing sat
isfactory arrangements can be made
without delay are Wake. Cabarrus.
McDowell, Cleveland, Ouplin.
The cost of the camps must be
brought within *10,000 each. E. B.
Jef/ress, State highway' commission
er ,said. After plans are modified.
Jeffress was instructed to go ahead
with the construction
Farm Tour Starts
From County Home
The first annual farm tour of their
own county by Cleveland county
fanners will start from the county
home Tuesday morning. Aug. 25. It
was originally announced that the
tour would start at the court house.
This was an error and farmers who
plan to make the day s trip are
asked to gather at the county home
site.
An intmerary for the day has
been outlined by R. w. Shoffner,
farm agent, and others. It is plan
ned to visit some of the leading
farms in the county, particularly
thc*e which have successfully taken
up live-at-home methods. Much in
terest in the tour centers in the in
troduction of lespedeza, the increase
in soy beans, and cattle.
Georgia Justice
Here Seeking His
Ancestor’s Grave
Was the grandfather of the
chief Justice of Georgia's Su
preme court and the great
grandfather of Georgia’s gov
ernor burled in Cleveland or
Lincoln counties?
The Star learned today that
Chief Justice Richard B. Rus
sell, of Georgia, was In Shelby
this week seeking information
about his grandfather's grave
which was thought to be
somewher* between Shelby
and Lincolnton.
Just a few weeks ago Chief
Justice Russell administered
the oath of offire to his own
son when the latter was sworn
in as governor.
Jake Hambright
Of Grover Dead
Descendant of Col. Fredrick Ham
bright—Was postmaster at
Grover Several Years.
Mr. Jake Hambright. former post
master of Grover, died Thursday
afternoon at 5:45 at the Rutherford
hospital where he has been a pat
ient for a short time and his re
mains will be buried Saturday morn
ing at H o'clock, the funeral to
take place at Shiloh Presbyterian
church, Grover, in which he was a
deacon
Mr. Hambright was a direct des
cendant of Col. Fredrick Hambright
one of the most prominent American
officers In the battle at Kings Moun
tain. He was a son of 0r. A. F.
Hambright, one of the early settlers
of Groyer who mamA after his mar
riage across the state line into
South Carolina between Grover atfd
the Battleground. Mr. Hambright
was one of the most successful far
mers of that section, served as post
master at Grover for a number of
years and was one of the three com
missioners appointed by the War
Department to make a survey of
the battleground which lead to the
making for a national park. In
the plans and preparation of the
sesqul-centennial celebration last
year at Kings Mountain, Mr. Ham
bright was one of the promoters.
He had been in declining health
for sometime and his death was ex
pected by close friends tfRd mem
bers of the family. The funeral
services will be conducted by the
pastor of the Shiloh Presbyterian
church. Rev. J. T. Dendy. Surviv
ing are his wife and several child
ren.
Mr. Cooper New
Agent For Seaboard
E J. Cooper was checked In as
agent for the Seaboard Air Line
Railway in Shelby last week, suc
ceeding C. M. Stroup, who died a
few weeks ago. Mr. Cooper has been
connected with the Seaboard for 34
years and has been with this line in
Cheraw. S. C., for 34 years. He has
moved his family to Shelby from
Cheraw and they have taken the Dr.
Harbison brick home on N. Wash
ington street, opposite L E. Ligon.
Court Rules That Tax On Trucks Of
Other States Is Not Constitutional j
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Law Of Last Legislature Nullified.
Maxwell Will Not Make
Appeal.
Asheville, Aug. 21.—North Caro
lina's effort to place a $50 tax on
trucks hauling produce, fruit or fish
into this state from other states
was held unconstitutional by a three
judge federal court.
The court nullified, in effect, the
action of the last general assembly
which passed the peddler's tax, by
making permanent a temporary in
junction restraining collection of the
levy.
The injunction was granted to B
M. Gramlin, Spartanburg, s. C,
peach grower, who brought a test
case against the tax act in behalf
of hundreds of other orchardists
and farmers who have been accust
omed to marketing South Carolina
produce in this state.
The court—composed of Judge i
John J. Parker, of Charlotte, Judge
E, Yates Webb, of Shelby, and Judge |
H. S. Watkins, of Anderson, S. C.
held that the state has a right to
impose a tax on peddlers so long
as there is no discrimination against
the products of other states.
The opinion was written by Judge
Parker and concurred in by his asso
ciates.
Will Not Be Appealed.
Raleigh, Aug. 21—A. J. Maxwell,
North Carolina commissioner of
revenue said the federal court de
cision holding unconstitutional this
state’s "peddler” “tax" was "correct
and wholesome" and will not be
appealed.
"This tax was made to depend on
wheather the articles taxed were
produced in this state or in another
state, clearly does violence to the
commerce clause of the federal con
stitution,” Maxwell declared.
"This ease went to the court be
cause it was not thought a question
of constitutionality of a legislative
I CONTINUED ON PAGE TEN J ,
New Session Of
Superior Court
Here On Sept. 21
> Term Of Week For
Civil Cases
Jurlors Drawn For Snuinn Provlird
j By Ust legislature. Harwood
Preside*.
I Th(* extra one-work session ot
Superior court provided for Cleve
land county by the last legislature
will convene in Shelby on Monday,
September 21. a month from today
judge J. H. Harwood is scheduled
i to preside over the court which will
be devoted entirely to the civil cal*
\ endar.
The county bar association and
j court officials deemed the extra
j week a necessity to help relieve the
I congested civil calendar and take
| some of the weight off the two
] weeks session that comes during the
hottest, weather of the summer.
Jnriors Drawn.
The following juriors were drawn
to serve for the session:
L, L. Ruppe. Jesse Jolley, Cliff
Lowery. C. P Goforth, E. Y. Gall
more, A. B. McSwain. N. A. Black,
G, B. Jones. Forrest Blanton, B. B.
Wellmon, M. Brooks, G. Y. Ham
rick, E Roy Crowder. George M.
Gold, Ed D Cline, Homer Beam,
W. S. Peeler, and Clyde Warltck.
Former Barber Here
Hurt In Washington
Forrmit Bolin Hit On Head With
Hammer By Negro. Injury Not
Seri out.
Forrest Bolin, former Shelby
harber non employed In Wash
ington. Is in the hospital there
suffering with a head Injury as
the result of an altercation
with a negro.
Earlyesterday Police Chief Me- i
Bride Poston was informed that the
former Shelby man, whose wife is
1 still here, was in the hospital there
| seriously injured
No other definite Information was
1 received until last night when Mrs.
Bolin was informed that her hus
band was not thought to be serious
: ly hurt and should be out of the
hospital within a few days. First re
l ports had it, she said, that his skull
was fractured, but the last message
indicated that such was not the
case.
The information given had It that j
Bolin was struck over the head with
a hammer by a negro shine boy with
whom he had some words.
Blindfold Driver
To Exhibit Stunt
In City Saturday
"Nemar." Veteran Performer In
Blindfold Driving Act, To Drive
City Streets.
Promptly at four-thirty o’clock j
tomorow (Saturday) afternoon, "Ne- j
mar," perhaps the best known of
the blindfold drivers of the country.;
will start an exhibition drive ii>:
Shelby.
The start will be made from the j
Lawrence Lackey automobile sales- j
rooms on South LaFayette street.'
•'Nemar" having selected a Pontairj
car in which to do his stunt, using j
Texaco gas and Monarch tires.
The exhibitionist has invited a j
physician of Shelby to adjust the!
blindfold, ,which will consist of a |
metal mask, plus adhesive tape, plus
layers of cloth, first having had his
eyes closed and fifty cent pieces
placed monacle-like over the eye
sockets.
"Nemar” says he will drive through
the traffic of the town as fast, as
the traffic officers will permit, up
to fifty miles an hour. It is the
speed and accuracy of these drives
which has aroused such keen in
terest on the part of spectators
The route will be around the
city generally but specific calls will
be made at the following places:
Sterchi Brothers, Bost's Bakery
Harmrick s Jewelry Store, the Shelby
Hardware Company, Cohen Bros.
At each, of these places the driver
will get out of his car, enter the
store in which he will be given a
present to be donated to a lady in
the crowd. This Stunt will be per
formed without removing the band
age from his eyes.
“Nemar” told the Star he has
been conducting such exhibitions for
twenty-eight years, starting his
performances back in the horse and
buggy days.
Mrs Wayne Williams of Laurin
burg, and Miss Louise McLeod, of
Maxton, wiil arrive today to visit
their sister, Mrs Robert Woods
here.
Happy Triangular Romance
! One of the strangest romance* of the world will culminate noon when
June Ramsey (left), one* the toast of Broadway, marries her for
mer husband's beat friend—the friend who was best man at her wed
dint. And, just to make it a hit, more hizaare, the wedding wtll take
plare aboard the former husband’s vateht, the Alegria, with the for
mer mate anting as best man. June Ramsey, theatrical star of 1R years
ago, wed Adolph Rrdmann (right), wealthy coal merchant, nearly two
1 decades ago. The bridegroom-to-be, who was heat man for June and
Adolph, is Sahino dr Barrenearhea Maraachto, (lower left), millionaire
sugar planter of Havana.
One County Officer Gives Back
Tenth Of Salary, Writer Is Told
J I. Hawkins Offer* Apology When
It 1* Learned Newton Cut
Own Pay,
A letter to The Star recently from
J. L. Hawkins, a subscriber and
Shelby citizen ha* brought on more
talk so to speak.
Mr, Hawkins had several com
ments to make about the salaries of
county officers and office-holders in
general.
Since that time, according to a
letter from him today he has been
informed that A. P. Newton, regis
ter of deeds, has given back 10 per
cent of his salary each month to the
county.
The Hawkins communication, cor
recting the first one, says:
"A short article published in The
Star Aug. 17 may need amplifica
tion. t made an error in one par
ticular as a letter enclosed will show.
To Mr Newton I offer sincere, apol
ogy
“And to all others referred to l
want to say that no personal mat
ter had anything to do with it. I
personally admire them all. And
had they all been out and another
set in, my line of argument would
have been the same. I was only off
ering some suggestions whereby the
terrific weight of our present gov
ernment might be reduced."
1-etter Of Correction.
Thp letter referred to by Mr
Hawkins, one mailed him. follows:
“I read your article or August
17th, in the Cleveland Star I agree
with you in your article tnat the
people feel about the whole matter,
as you and Mr. Reinhardt- You
wrote a noble article, and It will ap
peal to the people
"Two reasons I am writing you,
first, X want to inform you t think
your article is right and just to the
people. Second, 1 want to Inform
you as Information that Andy F.
Newton, register of deeds, of Cleve
land county, has paid to the county
ten per cent of his salary since last
December, which amounts to two
hundred and sixty dollars per year.
No other officer in the court house
has offered to give ten per cent of
their salary. In justice to Mr. New
ton, I am happy to inform you of
his motive in this matter.
“No state elective official salary Is
cut, only the appointee. No elector
that Is elected by ballot has any
cut, that makes It more important
of Mr. Newton donating his own sal
ary ten per cent. State judges sal
ary, eight thousand, state solicitors
salary, six thousand, no cut. School
teacher's salary of an average of
eight hundred and sixty-four dollars,
cut ten per cent. Cut the weak to
take care of the strong "
Good rains fell yesterday and last
night in nearly all sections of Cleve
land county, farmers in the city
today said. No. 6 township section
it seems had less rain than most of
the other sections. In some com
munities the rainfall was heavy, re
ports having it that streams were
up considerably in the southwest
section of the county. Crops were
helped considerably by the rain
and other showers are forecast be
fore the week-end is over, j
Miss Barrett To Wed
On Stage Tonight
Local Minister To Perform Cere
mony After Main Show Is Over
At Btllroy’s Tent
Mu* Lula Barrett, age 1ft Mid
Mr. Evans Ross, age 38 are aehedul
,*d to ba married tonight at the
j BlUroy tent show on N. Washington
| street where the show has been run
ning nightly all this week, says the
manager. Mr. Ross is the son of Mr
and Mrs. W M. Ross of the Earl
community, while Miss Barrett is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. O.
Barrett who live on Roberts street
in West Shelby. She has been living
here for ten years and has been em
ployed for the past four years at the
Dover MilL
The Billroy show ofrers a quantity
of merchandise and household goods
valued at 8100 to $500 to the couple
who would consent to marriage on
the atage tonight and this couple
took up the management. A local
minister has been engaged to per
(frora the ceremony which will be
with the solemnity of a church wed
ding.’The name of the minister is
with-held but has been given to The
Star. The ceremony will take place
after the main show is over and be
fore the concert begins.
African To Speak
Waimbas Dundas Candoia. from
Belgium Congo and termed the
“Walking Encyclopedia of Africa,"
will speak twice in Shelby Sunday.
Sunday morning he will be at
the white Presbyterian church at
10:45, and Sunday evening at'8 at
the Roberts Tabernacle, colored
church. He will lecture about his
native customs, how they court,
marry, send telegraph messages,
serve God, etc. He will be dressed
in native costume for the lectures.
Lever Urges Farmers
To Keep Cool Heads
Officer’s Killer
Goes On Trial At
Rutherfordton
Fred Smart Who Killed Forest City
rolire Chief To Be Tried
Next Week.
Rutherford ton. Aug. 21.-Judge;
Cameron F. McRae of Asher Ule will ■
convene the Superior court of Ruth- j
erford county here Monday morning j
lor the trial of criminal cases. This;
will be a special term railed by j
Governor Gardner at the request of i
county authorities.
While a large number of criminal
eases are on the docket to be tried,
the major trial next week will be
that, of Fred Smart of Forest City
who will face charges of murder in
the first degreo Tor the killing of
former Chief of Police Austin A.
Price of Forest City on the night of
June 8th, 1931. This trial is not like
ly to get under way until Tuesday
or Wednesday as the grand jury
must pass on the bill. Smart must
be arraigned and it is possible that a
Jury will be selected from another!
county. Several things can happen
to delay important murder trials.
Some of the state's ablest legal
talent will appear in the trial- J.
Will Pless, Jr., will represent the
state in the prosecution. He will be
assisted by C O. Ridings of Forest
City, who will be chief prosecuting
attorney: Judge J. L. Murphy of
Hlekory, who has been employed by
friends of the dead man and Hon.
Clyde R. Hoey, who has been em
ployed by the town of Forest City.
Smart will be represented by the
local firm of Quinn, Hamrick and
Harris.
Bustles Are Coming
Back, Buyer States
Fashions Of Yesteryear To Be Sty
H*h A Rain, Shelby Man
Think*.
Ladies, alt up and prepare tor the
worst. It is imminent; in fact,
the hour has struck.
Joe Nash, back Irom a New York
buying trip, brings word of the new
styles, and new is the word to be
accented and duly considered. Not
only, according to Mr. Nash, are the
new fall styles different, they arc
so radically different that what they
represent is really a Jump back in
time to the good old days of the
hoops and the bustles.
Mr. Nash, without the flicker ol
a smile, declares that actually bust
les are on their way back, and w'll
arrive, according to authorities this
fall. And with them Is coming all
the trimmings.
Which is to say that, in the mat
ter of style, the pendulum 1/tving
swung to the ballet skirt and the
wide open doored back, has now
swung as far the other way, that
the ladies are to beconfi as old
fashioned as the horse drawn vic
trola, and hand kissing shleks.
Asked about economic conditions
north, Mr. Nash said the people are
not talking hard times, but you can
feel the pinch of conditions in the
air.
"Folks in New York,” he declared,
"are just about like they are here
and everywhere else, nervous and
uncertain of the future, trying to
grope ahead as best, they can. and
trying to be hopeful,”
Farm Co-ops To Get Advance Of One
Cent Under Prevailing Market Price
Member* Of Cooperative Get Goost
By Oecision Made By Farm
Board.
Washington. Aug:. 21. — The
Farm Board has solved one of
Its cotton problems.
It has decided that farmer
members of cotton co-operatives
which have board approval, will
receive advances on cotton, co
operatively marketed, of one
cent less than the prevailing:
price at the point of delivery.
The arrangement was arrived
at this week after conferences
between directors of the Ameri
can Cotton Co-operative Asso
ciation and Farm Board mem
bers.
If the price of cotton should
be 6 cents a pound, growers will
receive and advance of S cents.
If the staple falls or rises, the
ratio will be preserved.
Advances made last year were
about SO per cent of the market
price and the A. C. C. A. still
holds most of the 2,100,(KM) bales
which It handled for its mem
bers.
Primary financing for loans
this year will be through com
mercial and Intermediate credit
banks. The board will insure
second loans.
Carl Williams, of Oklahoma,
board member for cotton, said
no accurate estimate of the
funds needed to finance the ad
vances could be made. He added
the belief that at least 3,000.000
bales would be handled by the
co-operatives this year and that
under present conditions co-op
eratives affiliated with the asso
ciation would show a substantial
increase in membership.
Suggestions for dealing with
•he problem created by unusual
ly low prices and a prospective ,
abundant crop are being receiv- I
ed at the board dally.
AH Food Served Wa§
Home Grown
>' Speaker At Ptcnlr Dinner flttvev
Tlvlr Club* nere By Club
Women.
Halo Interfered with the serv
inr of the “home-grown’* pic
nic luncheon last night at Clev
land Sprint* by the nhrteen
homo economic clubs of tfcc
county to the oMc <*nbs of the
county, including: the Kiwani*.
KoUry and Lion* of Shelby and
I he Civitan club of Kinirs Moun
tain. hut the bountiful meal was
*erved nevertheless and R*
Congressman A. F. Lever of
« olumhus, S. C. delivered his ad
dress on economics as pertain
inc to agricultural products.
A Home-Grown Meal.
Some 300 people were present and
the bountiful home-grown, mnl war
•served on tables In the grove wear
the swimming pool. Everything wa.«
the product of farms of Cleveland
county except the "seasoning.’' It,
included chicken, stuffed egga, pick
les, pies, cakes, ham stuffed toma
toes. sandwitches and scores of nt*ie
tasty thing* to eat. with an ampi<
supply of buttermilk and home
made grapejuice.
The sixteen home economics elubr
of the county came ip with an
abundant supply of good thing* and
after the 300 had eaten, plenty war
left. Just after the meal wan serv
ed. a sudden rain came and here
the program was Interfered with
until lights could be secured for the
large pavillion, where the guests
assembled to hear Mr. Lever.
The speaker was a member of
Congress for 18 years and chair
man of the Agricultural committee
which framed much important leg
islation.
Kwp Cool Heads.
“Thern never was a time when
men and women should keep heads
upon their shoulders, than now.”
said Mr. Lever, "for it Is in a crisis
like this wd should keep r.ooi and
seek out sound solutions of our trou
bles. It may be there is a hidden
purpose in what we are undergoing.
We never realised a few years ago
when we were buying all the autos
we could get and all the land we
desired and other things, that some
one might be sawing the limb off
beneath us. I saw a bushel of wheat
in Texas a few weeks ago exchang
ed for two packages of cigarettes.
Oats in Texas bring ten cents per
bushel and other farm commodi
ties are accordingly low. but we
must keep our heads upon our
shoulders to work out. Other peo
ple have gone through worse times
and we will do the same.”
Mr. Lever declares there are three
Important elements in failing —
production, credit and distribution.
He traced Federal activities and
legislation concerning these three
elements and declared that these
Federal law-s have merit and are
workable, if only given proper time
and trial. He declared the Ameri
can farmer to be the ‘most produc
tive farmer, man for man. In th<
world. He is not the most pro
ductive farmer, acre for acre, be
cause he has so much land he does
not have to be
Mr. Lever contends there is no
surplue of wheat and cotton. It Is
a lack of orderly marketing. The
25 million unemployed people or the
World want these commodities, bn*,
are unable to buy them, said Mr.
Lever who contends that market
ing has been disorderly, but will be
corrected under the farm market
ing act, misnamed a Farm Relief
act.
Mrs. Irma Wallace who was in
charge of the picnic and program
had arranged a quartet from Boil
ing Springs and congregational
singing, whi£h were greatly enjoyed
by those who remained for the pro
gram following the picnic. It u
understood that the home clubs of
the county plan to make an annus I
event for this gathering.
Hon. O. M. Mull in thanking the
ladies who served the meal, those
who sang and Mr. Lever who spoke,
pointed out that the people, especi
ally the fanners, are at least blessed
with plenty to eat and as for money
all have company and comfort In
the fact that no one has any.
County Court Ha»
Full Docket Today
County recorder's court this morn
ing started grinding away on one
of the heaviest dockets in soma
time.
The court sessions all week have
been light, but a score or so of
cases were booked for disposal to
day. several of them being Jury
trials. None of the cases on tha
docket was in connection ■witjr
serious charges.
    

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