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Arrange Your Plans To Attend ALLEGHANY COUNTY'S AGRICULTURAL FAIR- Sparta, Oct. 6-7
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ALLEGHANY COUNTY, SPARTA, W. C., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 19337
RELIEF OFFICE NOT TO PROVIDE
BOOKS FOR NEEDY SCHOOL CHILDREN
At the opening of the school terr
in the County, it is desirable to call
the attention of the teachers to the
fact that it will not be posible for
the Federal or State Government or
for the County to take care of all
the needs of the school children in
each local community, i
all the needy children in the County
It is the policy of the County au
thorities to provide school clothes for
whose parents or guardians are not
able to provide same. It is also the
policy to provide a work job to every
needy person to provide money to
purchase text books.
There are no books free for any
person in Alleghany County. Now,
after the Relief Agencies have pro
vided a work job for needy people
to purchase books, there will yet re
main the families of widows and per
haps some orphan children who have
no school books. In this case it is
purely the obligation of the teachers
and other people of the communitj
to provide necessary books.
It must be clearly understood that
no local community can be free frorr.
providing for its own needy persons.
This is clearly a case where the teach
ers and patrons of each community
must provide the books needed ii.
widow’s families and for orphan chil
dren. This notice is particularly di
rected to teachers.
John M. Cheek, Supt.County School:
C. A. Miles, Acting Director Relief
Report of Union League
Meeting At Spark
Saturday, August 26 at 10:00 A.M ,
the six Leagues on the Sparta chargi
met at Sparta for the following pro
Devotional—Rev. C. W. Russell, pas
Speaking Contest—12 contestants.
(Two speakers from each League.)
Music by each League.
Cox’s Chapel—Vocal Quartette.
Mr. and Mrs. Enoch Osborne.
Bob Walls Elze Cox.
Potato Creek—Comet Solo.
Albert Spencer, Jr. Piano accom
paniment, Miss Grace Kirk.
Piney Creek—No response.
Walnut Branch—Vocal Duet.
Misses Crouse and Phipps.
Shiloh—Instrumental Duet. (Guitar.)
Messrs. Sanders and Wagoner.
Miss Anna Marie Choate.
Talks By League Presidents
Cox’s Chapel, “Habits”— Mrs.
Potato Creek, “Zeal”, Miss Winnie
Piney Creek, “The Call”, Miss Ine:
Walnut Branch, Miss Wilme
Shiloh, Miss Crouse.
The pennant for largest attendance
was won by Cox’s Chapel.
The judges in< the speaking contes
were: Mr. Sherrill, of Greensboro, N
C.; Miss Ruth Kirk, and Mr. Evan
of Independence, Va., gave Miss An
na Marie Choate their decision, an<
Mr. Sherrill awarded the medal whicl
was given by Mrs. C. W. Russell fo
this contest. Miss Choate’s selectioi
was “The Masterpiece.”
After a picnic lunch and games oi
the church lawn the group was calle<
together by the Union President, Jot
Cox, for a business session. A motioi
to give a two-year term of office t<
union officials was carried and thi
present officials were unanimously
elected for the next term of office;
Joe Cox, president, Cox’s Chapel;
Miss Verna Parsons, vice president,
Piney Creek; Miss Grace Kirk, secre
tary-treasurer, Potato Creek.
The meeting adjourned to meet at
Cox’s Chapel next year for a simila;
program which was approved as the
finale of the union year.
Mrs. Vergil Cox, Publicity Agent
County Teachers To Meet
Saturday of Fair Week
The next teachers meeting for th<’
County will be held on Saturday o'
the County Fair. It is expected tha‘
a number of schools will have exhi
bits, The date set for the meeting
will give every teacher in the county
an opportunity to attend the Fair
There will also be a number of ath
letic events for school children on
Saturday, October 7th, and all chil
dren of the County are invited to
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Higgins, of
Ennice, N. C., announce the marriage
of their daughter, Retha Catern, to
Mr. Joe Combs, son of Mr. and Mrs.
N. T. Combs, of Ennice, N. C., on
Saturday, September 9, 1933.
TO LEND MONEY FOR
Sparta may get a public water
system, provided that enough
citizens are interested. Mayor
Crouse has received communica
tions from the Public Works Pro
gram of the Federal Government
stating that money is available
for such projects. The Govern
ment will lend enough money to
finance the project. Thirty per
cent of the cost will be given
outright, and the remainder can
be paid from time to time.
A number of towns in the State
have already made use of Federal
money for public use. Recently the
town of Sanford obtained enough
money from the Government to en
large its water system. This project
gave employment to a number of
It is thought that Sparta can in
stall a water system at a moderate
cost. With the prohibitive rates now
charged for fire insurance, the total
annual premium for such insurance
I on all the property within the cor
| porate limits would pay for such a
plant over a longer period of years.
With a water system insurance com
! panies could afford to lower their
rates very substantially on property
protected by a town water system.
BY W. B. COLLINS, County Agent.
There will be a party of farmers
from Richmond County at Sparta on
Monday, Sept. 25, to see any brood
mares, fillies, or mare colts the far
mers of this county have for sale. I
would like for all the farmers in this
county who have any brood mares,
allies or mare colts for sale to bring
them to Sparta on this day so we may
show them to these farmers and sell
.hem as many as we can.
Mr. Transou and I attended a cattle
meeting at Bristol, Va., on Tuesday
of this week. This meeting was called
for the purpose of organizing the
cattle producers of this section of the
country in order to market the cattle
in a systematic manner and to form
a strong organization for the purpose
ol looking after the interests of the
cattle producers of this section of the
United States. There were a large
number of big cattle men at this
meeting and they were all very blue
about the prospective price of cattle
for the remainder of the year. Unless
they change their minds and there is
some improvement in the price of
cattle within the next month, it looks
now like our best steers will have to
be sold for around 4c. per pound. We
hope that the market will improve
but there is not much on which to
base our hopes. I would not advise
our farmers to sell their steers at 4c.
per pound until they have to. How
ever, I would advise the farmers of
this county to move out any other
cattle they have for sale as fast as
they can get anything like a decent
price, and three to 3 l-2c. looks like a
pretty decent price right now.
We filled the trench silo on my
farm on Monday of this week. It took
three teams and twelve men approxi
mately 10 hours to fill the silo. The
corn from four acres of land filled
the silo about level full.
AGED WOMAN PASSES
Mary Caroline Cox, 80, wife of Mr.
W. F. Cox, of Independence, died
Friday morning, September 8, after
in illness of some time. Surviving
her, besides her husband, are: one
siste^ Mrs. Emmett Cox, of Galax,
ind two brothers, Messrs. Dannie
and Mont Busic, both of Galax.
Funeral services were conducted
at Bethany church, near Indepen
dence Saturday morning at llo’clock
by Revs. Lee Hampton and Evans.
A large crowd attended the services
and the many beautiful flowers be
spoke the esteem of the neighbors
and friends for the deceased.
The pallbearers were as follows:
F. P. Buckler, Herman Tester, Oscar
Gamoill, Johnnie Gambill, and Edgar
Jhoate. Flower girls were as follows:
• 'ila Phipps, Virginia Phipps, Edna
Rose, Bonnie Sue Young, Mary Anna
Rose, Eula Mae Gambill, Jean f Sue
Gambill, and Mae Gambill.
Interment was in the church ceme
Mr. Joe Combs and Miss Retha
Higgins, both of Ennice, were mar
ried in the Register’s Office Satur
day afternoon, September 9, with C.
W. Edwards, J. P., officiating.
| COUNTY S. S. CONVENTION
HELD AT GLADE VALLEY
1 The Alleghany County Sunday
School Convention met at Glade Val
ley last Sunday, with three pastors,
four Superintendents, twenty teach
ers and about two hundred other peo
t The following Sunday Schools were
represented: Glade Valley, Sparta
Baptist, Sparta Methodist, Cox's Cha
pel, Potato Creek, Shiloh, Edenton
St., Methodist, Raleigh.
G. Glenn Nichols, County President.
| The meeting was presided over by
j The speakers did themselves credit
j in the way they discussed the sub
jects assigned to them. The ten min
ute talk by C. W. Russell was well
enjoyed by all present. Prof. J. M.
Cheek as usal, made one of the best
talks of the day. His talk was a mas
terpiece and the Sunday School wor
ker that missed hearing him lost a
Mr. Peeler made fine talks at both
morning arid afternoon sessions. Cox’s
58 representatives and traveled 18
Chapel won the pennant. They had
Potato Creek and Cox’s Chapel ask
an agreement Potato Creek won and
for the convention next year, but by
the next convention will be there.
A resolution was offered by C. W.
Ervin extending a special invitation
to the Union Baptist Sunday Schools
of the county to be represented and
take part in the next convention.
The resolution passed unanimously.
The following officers were elected
for the next year:
G. Glenn Nichols, pres.; J.M. Cheek
vice pres.; Mrs. Enoch Osborne, sec.;
Mrs. J. L. Underwood, Divisional Di
rector for Children; Rev. C. W. Rus
sell, Divisional Director Young peo
ple; W. B. Reeves, Divisional Direc
tor Adults; P. A. Mitchell, Divisional
Pinev Creek Farm News
PINEY CREK, Sept. 12—The oat
project and demonstration conducted
by Carlis Lee Mitchell of Piney Creek
gave the following results: Fulghum,
36 bushels per acre, Swedish 20 bu
shels per acre, and Norton, 68 bu
shels per acre. These oats were plant
ed in the same field, same type of
soil, on tho same date and the same
cultural practices used.
This is the first crop of Norton
oats grown in this community, but
they looked very good in this demon
stration. They produce a short heavy
straw and a compact head. They rip
en earlier than the Swedish and later
than the Fulghum. The Norton is re
commended for early planting as they
are a cold resistant variety.
R. E. BLACK.
Reforestation Army Enjoys
A check-up made by the War De
partment for Robert Fechner, direc
tor of Emergency Conservation work
discloses that the Reforestation army
enjoys a tremendous appetite each
day. The figures show that the 300,
000 members of the Civilian Conser
vation Corps consume 1,042 ys car
loads of bacon, beef, coffee and other
foodstuffs every thirty days.
according to quantity this amounts
to 1,125,000 pounds of bacon, 5,625,
000 pounds of beef, 9,000,000 eggs,
5,625,000 pounds of potatoes, 2,250,
000 pounds of pork, 6,750,000 pounds
of flour, 1,125,000 pounds of coffee,
2,812,500 pounds of sugar, and 1,125,
000 pounds of onions.
Statisticians disclose that it would
require 281,250 chickens, 186,600 hogs
and 9,375 steers to furnish the beef
bacon, lard and eggs needed over a
Reports also show that the food
consumed in an atmosphere of health
ful out-door work has greatly im
proved the physical condition of the
members of the Civilian Conservation
Corps, to say nothing of building up
their morale. The average weight of
the men in the Corps has increased
approximately 12 pounds each.
Another item of interest is the sti- i
mulating effect which this consump-'
tion of food has had on trade, not
only in the wholesale markets, but
also in communities where the camps
are established. About 50 per cent
of the supplies are bought locally,
and in some communities the percen
tage is higher.
Thief Steals Bible
Bunnlevel, N. C., Sept. 11— The
pulpit Bible has been stolen from
its place in Antioch Baptist church
in Harnett County. It is not known
just when the thief perpetrated the
theft. Speculation is rife as to the
motive. Some say a hobo was hungry
and took it to barter for food. Others
insist that it was taken for personal
use. Anyway, the church folks would
be glad to have it returned to its
UNIFORM RULES ADOPTED FOR REPEAL
ELECTION BY STATE BOARD OF ELECTIONS
County Board of Elections Names Registrars and Judges.
1. Time of the Election—Must he
held on November 7th, 1933.
2. Purpose of the Election—The act
says election must be for the exclu
sive purpose of voting on the propo
sition pf “Convention” or “No Con
vention” and for the election of dele
3. Number of Delegates Each coun-:
ty entitled to have—Each county may1
have as many delegates as such coun
ty has members in the House of Re
presentatives, or a total of 120 dele
gates for the State.
4. How Delegates to Convention
Shall be Nominated—Sec. 7 of the
Repeal Act provides that delegates
shall be nominated by getting a pe
tition signed by two per cent of the
voters in the county according to the
vote cast for Governor in the last
election and file such petition with
the County Board of Elections thirty
days before the election. Such peti
tions must be filed with the County
Board by midnight of Saturday, Octo
ber 7th, 1933, to be filed in time. Each
petition must show whether the can
didate is for or against repeal. If
there are more petitions filed either
for or against repeal, than such coun
ty is entitled to delegates, then the
petitions containing the larger num
ber of signatures, equal to the num
ber of candidates which the county
is entitled to have on both sides, will
be accepted and placed on the ballot.
To illustrate: if a county is entitled
to two delegates to the convention,
and there should be four candidates
for repeal and three against repeal
who had more than the required
number of signers on their petitions,
then the two candidates who had the
largest number of signers for repeal,
and the two candidates who had the
largest number of signers against re
peal, would be entitled to have their
names printed on the ballots, but only
two candidates in all could be elected.
5. Who Entitled to Vote in This
Election—All qualified electors who
are now registered, and all qualified
electors who become properly regis
tered before the election, may vote
therein. The same qualifications for
voting in a regular election shall ap
ply in this election.
6. When Registration Books Shall
Open and Close—Sec. 2 of the act
provides that the registration books.
shall be open in the precincts on the
second Saturday before the election.]
We, therefore, rule that the registrars
shall keep the registration books op
en at the polls one day only, Satur
day, October 28th, for the purpose of
registering electors who are not al
ready registered. Electors already re
gistered do not have to register again
but may vote without further regis
7. Right of Challenge of Electors.—
The Saturday preceding the election
on Tuesday shal be challenge day,
same being Saturday, November 4,
and the Registrars are required to at
tend the polling places with the books
for the purpose of challenge of voters
on that day as set forth in section
5972 of the Statutes. The same
grounds for challenge shall apply.
8. Absentee Voting Not Allowed
In This Election—Section 10 of the
act expressly provides against absen
tee voting in this election.
The County Board of Elections for
Alleghany County met on Saturday
September 9th, at the Court House
at noon and elected the following Re
gistrars and Judges for the various
Registrar—J. K. Andrews.
Judges—Luther Gentry, C. S. Mc
Registrar—R. G. Hoppers.
Judges—R. A. Waddell, S. S. Lan
Registrar—A. C. McMillan.
Judges—R. L. Maines, D. R. Gil
* Judges—Everette Carico, W. R.
Registrar—John R. Halsey.
Judges—Frank Busic, W. J. Wyatt.
Registrar—L. C. Joines.
Judges—S. O. Edwards, C. W.
Registrar—D. C. Whitehead.
Judges—Ross Richardson, M. B.
To The Registrars in various town
ships I would like for you to use the
same registration and poll books now
used shall be used again. Please re
member that these books are expen
sive and you should not call for new
ones unless they are very necessary.
There will not be a new registration
and there will be only one day of re
gistration, so the old books should
J. E. JOINES,
Chairman of County Board Elections.
LAUREL SPRINGS NEWS
(Received Too Late for last issue)
The three little daughters of Mr.
and Mrs. Mitchell Taylor, Wilma,
Cynthia, and Mildred, had their ton
sils and adenoids removed Sunday
morning at the Children’s hospital at
Roaring Gap. All three are doing
Laurel Springs and Grassy Creek
played Saturday at Grassy Creek
with a score of 4-5 in favor of Grassy
Mr. and Mrs. Barry and Mr. and
Mrs. T. K. Irvin of Sparta, joined
in a week-end camping trip with Mr.
and Mrs. Ed Pugh and Mr. and Mrs.
The revival services ended Friday
night, Mr. Hall of West Virginia,
preaching the last sermon.
Mr. Underwood was able to get
Mr. Hall to preach three different
times and he preached some marve
The regular monthly meeting will
be held Sunday at the Methodist
Quite a number of people attended
the Bellview Association last Sun
day. Some of those who went were:
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Pugh and family,
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Pugh, Mr. and Mrs:
Bradshaw Meyers, Mr. and Mrs. H.
Hutchinson, and Mrs. Mary Church.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Fender and
children, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Miller
and family, Mrs. Robert Miller, and
several others attended the Roans
The Methodist meeting was held
Sunday evening instead of Sunday
morning, on account of the two as
sociations being held then.
Two good pianos have been pur
chased for the Methodist and Baptist
A very interesting ball game was
played between Pine Fork and Furch
es Sunday. The score was 11 to 1 in
favor of Pine Fork.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Richardson spent
Sunday night with Mr. and Mrs. D.
Mr. Glenn Taylor was a visitor in
Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Brant and
family and Mr. Frank Taylor have
THE TIMES’ HONOR ROLL
W. T. Rector, Sparta.
Glenn Richardson, Bel Air, Md.
F. O. Fields, Gainesville, Ala.
J. C. Gambill, Independence, Va.
Fred Petty, Laurel Springs.
Wayne Waddell, Cleveland, O.
G. R. Hendrix, Sparta.
Odell Edwards, Galax, Va.
M. L. Gentry, Sparta.
L. A. Hampton, Sparta.
W. B. Poole, New London, Conn.
Mrs. S. L. Davis, High Point, N. C.
S. A. Choate, Morganton, N. C.
M. H. Scott, Detroit, Mich.
Mrs. Jessie F. King, Washington,
W. L. Reeves, Bennettsville, S. O.
F. L. Mitchell, Piney Creek, N. C.
returned from visiting relatives at
Mr. David Taylor has been visiting
his brother in Marion, Va.
Miss Bessie Church visited Mr. and
Mrs. Major Mabe Sunday.
Misses Grace and Dorothy Taylor
spent one night last week with Miss
Messrs. Hardin and Bart Taylor
visited Mr. and Mrs. Everett Taylor
Sparta High School News
Governor Doughton will speak at
theregular Chapel period on Tuesday,
October 3rd, at 8:45 A. M. He has
chosen “The Good Samaritan" for
his subject. All patrons are invited
to hear him.
“Two days to Marry" will be pre
sented by the faculty Friday even
ing, October 6 at 8 o’clock. A cast of
characters will appear later.
The Senior Class organized Friday.
The following officers were elected:
President, Howard McCann; vice pre
sident, Glenn Miller; secretary and
treasurer, Russell Crouse.
The Sparta High School boys will
cross bats with Glade Valley High
School boys on the local diamond
Miss Elizabeth Lambert spent the
week-end at her home in Rural Re
JURORS NAMED FOR
FALL TERM OF COURT
Jurors for the Fall Term of Su
perior Court which convenes here
September 25th, are as follows:
Hort Miller, M. E. Reeves, H. P.
i J. A. Crouse, W. V. Blevins, W. F.
Osborne, J. C. Sparks, E. J. Billings,
Ray Hampton, Luther Edwards.
F. E. Rose, Charlie Shepherd, Dan
Jones, Joe Cox, Kellie Williams, W.
Carry Edwards, E. F. Hoppers, H.
J. T. Miles, Coy McCann, M. L.
Gentry, J. C. Wilson, W. C. Edwards,
J. B. Collins, Gwyn Cox, J. L.
Greene, Everette Carico, Charlie Rey
nolds, J. A. Jordan.
S. F. Halsey, C. F. Osborne, Carlie
Hash, Harley Douglas, Claude Kenne
BAPTIST CHURCH NEWS
Rev. J. L. Underwood, Pastor
The Alleghany Association con
cluded a good session with the closing
service last Sunday morning at the
Belvue church. W. F. Doughton was
re-elected moderator and J. F. Fen
der was elected clerk. Among the vi
sitors present were Rev. and Mrs. J.
F. Fletcher and Mrs. Josie Fields
from Mouth of Wilson, Rev. C. A.
Upchurch, from Raleigh, Dr. G. A.
Martin, pastor at Denton, and Gen
eral Manager I. G. Greer, Thomas
ville Orphanage. Dr. Martin brought
a very helpful and much needed mes
sage Saturday morning, speaking tc
the report on Missions. He represent
ed the State Mission Board for Mr.
M. A. Huggins, who could not be pre
sent. Rev. C. A. Upchurch gave a
very able and appealing message on
Temperance in the afternoon on Sat
Sunday morning General Manage;
I. G. Greer, of Mills Home, stirred all
hearts in an inspiring address in be
half of the Orphanage. Mr. Greer it
a real orator and is the right man
in the right place. Few men among
our leaders can appeal to people in
the effective way that he does.
Dr. Martin concluded the service
Sunaay morning with a splendid mes
sage on the subject “At the Feet o.
Jesus.” The association will meet
next year with Liberty Church.
Regular services will be held at
Scottville next Sunday morning at
11 o’clock by the pastor.
Remember the prayer service at
the Baptist church Thursday night.
Rev. C. W. Marshall will conduct the
service. All Christian people in the
town ought to rally to the cause and
make this attempt to have a prayer
meeting a success. It goes without
saying that the need is great.
C. W. Russell, Pastor
There will be service at Sparta
church Sunday at 11:00 A. M.
Regular service will be held at Wal
nut Branch church Sunday at 2:30
The last Quarterly Conference for
the year will be held at Piney Creek
church Sept. 28th, at 11:00 A. M.
The Woman’s Missionary Society
will meet with Mrs. White Friday,
Sept. 15, at 3:00 P. M.
AMOUNT OF BUSINESS
The Board of Education met here
on the First Monday and considered
petitions and certain matters of min
or importance. The Board granted
patrons of the Zion School permission
to use the property for maintaining
a subscription school for one month,
in order for the patrons to ascer
tain how many pupils desired to at
tend this school. The Zion School has
been consolidated with the Sparta
school, but a number of patrons de
sire to have the school continued at
The Board left certain matters
pertaining to transportation in the
process of adjustment, pending a
visit to the County of a representa
tive of the State School Commission,
who is expected to be in the County
in the near future.
Mr. J. M. Cheek, Jr., has bought
out the radio business of Walter Bur
giss at Elkin and is now located
LOCAL CITIZENS ASKED
TO FORM N R A GROUP
Mrs. Lula M. Choate has received
a communication from Mr. R. R.
Lawrence, member of the State Re
covery Board, Winston-Salem, rela
tive to the establishment of an NRA
committee in the County. Most of the
other counties in the State have or
ganized and are pledging consumers
to support the Blue Eagle. The letter,
in part, follows:
“Due to the comparative small pop
ulation of your County I am going
to suggest that your committee there
be made a County Committee.
“I suggest that a meeting be held
immediately inviting representation
from all civic, business, and profes
sional groups of the entire county.
At this meeting a permanent chair
man and secretary should be elected.
After this action is taken write a let
ter to Mr. Hugh S. Johnson, Admin
istrator, Washington, D. C., advising
him that your local N.R.A. committee
is ready to function, and he will send
you necessary literature and instruc
tions from that office. Please send to
me, also, the names and addresses of
your chairman and secretary.
“Your committee will be expected
to endeavor to place the Blue Eagle
in every business establishment in
your county. You will, also, be ex
pected to put on a campaign urging
all individuals to sign the President’s
pledge card of cooperation. You will
then establish a mediation board to
hear complaints of violations of the
codes. This mediation committee will
attempt to compose differences that
may exist and in failing to bring
about an adjustment, you will refer
the case to me.’’
Two weeks have passed since the
NRA consumers drive was put on.
It is hoped that the business men
will take some action this \yeek, so
that Alleghany County will be among
those supporting the National Recov
ery Drive wholeheartedly.
Former Alleghany Citizen
Celebrates 80th Birthday
Af Kimberly, Idaho
EDEN, Idaho, Sept. ?—On Sunday,
August 27th Mr. J. J. Waddell cele
brated his eightieth birthday at the
home of his daughter, Mrs. Oscar Ed
Those present were: Aubrey Wad
dell and family, of Twin Falls, Idaho;
H. H. Hanes and family of Kimberly,
and Curtis Metcalf and family, of
Eden. His daughter, Magie, of Cald
well, Idaho, being the only one of the
children not able to be present.
A good dinner was served at which
time little Mary Hanes spoke a piece
of greetings to the grandparents, and
presented them both with a large
bouqet of flowers. Then Loraine Met
calf read a poem about “Grandpa’s
Birthday.” Everyone then enjoyed a
goodly portion of all the things that
go to make up a good birthday din
ner. The large cake being the center
of attraction. Not being able to get
eighty candles on the cake, the num
ber ‘80’ was arranged with small
candles. Following the dinner hour
a program consisting of music and
readings was enjoyed. Some of which,
were the following numbers:
“When You and I Were Young,
Maggie,” and other old songs were
played by Mildred Waddell, violinist,
and Audrey Waddell, pianist.
Reading: “It Takes a Heap o’ Liv
in’ in a House to Make it Home,” by
Duet: “That Silver-haired Daddy of
Mine,” by Edna and Mabel Edwards,
Mrs. Hanes and Mrs. Edwards then,
sang “The North Carolina Hills,” ac
companied with guitar.
The remainder of the afternoon,
was spent in taking pictures, etc. Mr.
Waddefl stated that it was just about
the best birthday he ever had.
Mr. Waddell is a former resident of
Alleghany County, he and Mrs. Wad
dell having been married fifty years,
and lived in this county all their livea
until a few years ago, when they
came to Kimberly, Idaho, to make
Teachers Named For
Laurel Springs Schools
At the time the names of teachers
for the County schools were publish
ed, the names of the teachers of the
Laurel Springs District were not
available. However, teachers for that
district have been elected by the dis
trict committee as follows:
Laurel Springs: Mrs. Eugene Shep
herd, principal; Robert Taylor, assist
Bellview—Miss Blanch Pugh.
Pine Fork—Thelma Osborne.
Pleasant Grove—Bryan Taylor.
Mr. S. J. Thomas is spending a few
days with his family here.
The Alleghany News and Star-Times (Sparta, N.C.)
groups preceding, succeeding, and alternate titles together.
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