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Landmark, The (Newspaper) - February 27, 1930, Statesville, North Carolina label on your paper mid don't let your subscription ex- The date on the is the date your paper will be Vn N. NO. 75 Brodie Jones Takes Own Life With Gun Work Rebuilding or Repairing 97 Bridges Completed and Bridge Being Publisher of Newspaper at ton and Graduate of State Reason is Feb. Brodie editor and publisher of the Warren at Warren shot and killed late yesterday Having now practically completed j in his room at the Jones home the Supt. I in He was 33 years L. 0. of the road and was the son of up finds that during the past 14 months 97 bridges been either rebuilt or extensively Mr. White's in the tion and on the the period 1929 to March 1 1930. office indicate that during period six bridges were rebuilt that were durng the freshet in of 1928; thirty-one es that were washed away during the flood of the summer of 1925; ten budges were oi new con- recently forty-four bridge's that were found to be in ta dangerous condition were built and six bridges were IL placed with large metal The program just completed cost approximately 000, Mr. White have practically caught up with our bridge building work and the bridge being Mr. White In of the upkeep of the county Mr. White stated that he had been putting metal and con- crete culverts in place of the wooden as fast as the latter give He has mapped out a plan that will replace all the wooden culverts with permanent structures within six when this is done lie ures the upkeep the loads be reduced at per cent. The 1'fe of the culverts is around three he ts good A friend had called by the office to get Mr. Jones to go cording to one and Jones had agreed and the two had driven to the Jones where Mr. Jones stopped for a few A pistol and an in- revealed the body ed across a bed with a bullet hole in the First Prize Offered by States Merchants Association for Best say on It Pays to Trade at is is was TOe son oi of the ard F. to man John and Mrs. at both of whom were in also are three Duke and all connected with the and an only Mrs. Rives of Mr. Jones was a graduate of the University of North Carolina and of the school of journalism of bia since which time he had been in charge of the formerly edited and operated by his The in addition to publishing the Warren also published weekly papers at and No explanation was given for the other than suggestions by friends of overwork and possible although the ness was understood to be in TRAINING SCHOOL TO BEGIN SUNDAY Will be Held in First A. R. P. Church to All Church and bath School MAJOR PATTERSON AT HIGH SCHOOL Every Boy Old Enough to Go is ed to Attend Citizens Military Training At Statesville High School morning at Major R B local instructor of cavalry talked to the about the Military Training In Major W. R. principal of the stated thaf he was jof the advantages of these 1 i A training he urged every 4-n T church of the Associate Reformed rian churches iru Iredell and der Le in First A. R. P. church of th s city next beginning Sunday and continuing through The session will en day afternoon at 3 the other will in the evening at to to do Mr. J. W. athletic director of the High told of in health shown in the boys who to camp last year ami the year Major Patterson stated that rn February 20th over a dozeT counties had filled their that cations had already received from the eight different and Each session include two that Iredell county boys to class periods and a brief worship the sessions lasting from to Three courses be A study of The Pupil will be in charge of Mrs. W. B. study of ihe values of the New will be taught by Rev. W. W. and Mrs. E. Carbon will reach a course Von Training Devotional Rev. E. G. Carson is dfan of the Mr. H. B. of Stony P is and Mr. James G. The school is to Christian workers who desire to take of any of thf its will be granted to TS of er the go to camp thir should get in their at at o'clock in the Ruth local it was voted to offer two gold open to students in the Iredell county outside Statesville and for the best essays on the it Pays to Trade at The first prize ny the vine Merchants Association is in gold and the second in The advertising committee the local Merchants Mr. R. L. unanimously ot- ed to give at the county commencement two rizes of and m gold to the two students ing the best essays on it Pays to Trade at a subject much agitated all over the stats at the present The committee ed the opinion that these prizes will prove a strong incentive to the ents of Iredell county schools to in- the reasons and benefits that properly carried out eventually show in ing and prosperity of Students from the eighth in- the eleventh grades in Iredell county will be eligible to each school will only be lowed three essays for fina sion to each school the three entry m this con- test. Judges will be appointed SPECIAL SESSION OF STATE One Hundredth Anniversary of of Baptist State tion Will be Observed at 26-27. The one hundredth anniversary of the of the Baptist Convention will be observed inf an extraordinary session to At N. C. March according to ment by j. Ben Forty Quakes Felt in Western Section California's Imperial Valley Rocked by Greatest Disturbance in More Than Feb. 40 earthquake the greatest ber recorded here at one time in more than a rocked Imperial valley between p. m. Tuesday and a. m. Buildings in land and Calipatria The largest loss occurred at No casualties were ed. Visitors to the valley became panic Many refused to sleep in their hotel rooms and remained up all pacing the lobbies and There were four major the first at p. m. followed by three others at 7.23 p. p. m. and p. m. Not since 1915, valley residents has there been such an occurrence of quakes in the period of a few hours H H of said while riding miles northwest of the city yesterday he saw hot and cold water the The hot water was ed by Faints and Overturning It With Tub of Hot and Body Severely Enrolments March First Applications to the Total of for Attending Next Summer's Camps Will Be Accepted Beginning Major General Frank R. commanding the Fourth Corps announces that applications to the tal of for attending next Truck From Alexander Count With Mr. U. A. Curve Near Barium v to pass another car mei's C. M. T. will be on a curve going up the hill 1008 Fourth against the in her The stove fell and a tub of hot a pot of coffee and a pot were all the Mrs. face and body were severely scalded the hot Neighbors rushed to the assistance of the family and Mrs Robbins was taken to Ihe while men of the in removing the anil stovepipe from tohe and pre- venting a Mrs. ered very condition is DECLARES FULL RETREAT Dr. D. Clay Lilly Unless terian Church Stops Retreat It Will Become a Feb. of rious moment Southern Church weie presented with telling clarity by Dr. D. Clay of at the Presbyterian of the Covenant at tHe lar i this Funeral Service Is Held for Nancy Elliott Poplin The funeral service for little Nancy Elliott who died Sunday was held at the home of her and Mrs. C. L. on Highland Monday after- noon at The which was largely was conducted by Rev. E. J. pastor of Race Street Methodist Rev. L. pastor of Street Presbyterian R. p. Green and F. E. acted as The beautiful flowers were in charge of Mrs. J. R. who was assisted by Mrs. from this V pastor of the Baptist The State Convention was ning in the interest of the every ber canvass to take place throughout the denomination 10, church is in declared one can deny this for the past years show there has been a falling off in our our mission As a has been n withdrawal of and a severe loss in many m and in the souls of men for whose salvation Christ has been no reason for such organized Greenville March 26-27, either in willingness Mary Oma Dollie Gertie Elsie Sherrill and Bettie Among friends and relatives rhere were C. V. arid Master Billy High Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Messick and Hazel of and Mrs. M. A. Rachel J. B. Houston and Miss of and Robert from the University of North at Chapel 1830, with 14 charter seven ministers and seven At that Lime around 0-missionary, Free white and who were grouped into 272 churches and 14 district ers to give their lives in seivice nor in the results accomplished in the in the opinion of Dr. Many people are trained for such and to out are to the church and Christ's service in mission fields TAFT'S CONDITION BECOMES CRITICAL Shelby last fall it was agreed to we do not stop this session warned the it on Wednesday 10 and this would Serious Change for the Worst Takes L- 0. j Place Which May Bring Death at Any Hope Now for His Feb. THE POSTOFFICE AT GOLDSBORO ROBBED Feb. Goldsboro pos toff waS robbed between mid- night and daylight Officials said about in stamps and f 200 in cash was Acetylene es were used cut into the The yeggs opened two the first having two doors the other vault one safe Inside of one of the vaults containing Wednesday's was not They secured only about in The rest of their loot in Police said the job was Ihe work of tending William Howard Taft today said there was no hope of his Called to his bedside shortly before Dr. Francis R. Hagner found that a change for the woist had taken place since Taft is in a critical said Dr. is no hope for his Any improvement will only bo The physician said he was unable to tell how long the former chief tice would The end might he any or he might live for a few Helen Taft the daughter was with Mrs. Taft at the home fitting way the centennial of the organization oi the It is not expected that any ness be Only will be made ing out growth and development of the hundred years and the challenge of the next hundred Louis Wake the chairman of the special arrange Wen Many out- of this and other states are included in the The meetings will rium of the of Memorial Baptist Rev. A. W. mannj on are prepared to take care of the hundreds delegates visitors that are expected to held in the Carolina Charlotte Orthodox Greeks Buy of a Greek Orthodox in lotte was assured was with the purchase the Presbyterian church property at South Boulevard and avenue by the Hellenic Orthodox community of Charlotte at a consideration ft be- tween and Greek Orthodox here Mr. Hugo Kimball's Coupe Located In Mr. Hugo Kimball's which was stolen Tuesday night from the street in front of his residence on Mulberry was located afternoon in officers in Charlotte found it parked in Myers Park about o clock Wednesday residing in that locality that the car been standing there all The doors of the coupe had been Explosion Victims Receive from Firm N. Feb. Oil Company of New sey announced distribution of fund to the families of the victims of the explosion killed 13 men and injured more than 50 a week The company also an- ft gift of to each of the Elizabeth hospitals which cared for the dying and injured i the only church ot the in North Carolina and with the exception of one in S. the only one in it High to Meet Friday Evening milas down to lotte last identified his property and brought it back The line tank was otherwise the apparently not damaged in the all accessories been left ohl the Cooleemee High school and ing on The first game at Hurst Turner Meet At Hurst Turner Post of the American Legion will hold a community meeting the Harmony School building at All of and vicinity are this This iswa game for the t Mrs R National A. Will Tonight tion Mrs. J. F. of who underwent an operation at Long's Sanatorium last is improving j Mrs. before her mi The National of marriage was Miss Muriel the will and Has many friends cast over j in She is a system every from T. of Jesse to S- o'clock beginning J of Court Finds Mrs. Sarah Ashe Is 27. Mrs. Saran 57, grandmother who choked to death her as he lay in bed beside and then attempted to suicide by tying a- wet el around adjudged sane H. Hoyle Sink jn lenburg Superior court yesterday at an informal The judge tissued an- order to turn oyer to South Carolina they came after She is S. C. Explosion Wrecks Dwelling In Buffalo Feb. including a were ed today a resulting from an demolished a brick house Pennsylvania street and damaged other Police were unable to the cause of the What are wo to must stop it. The tima calls there are no funds At the session of the Convention in to send become be ghastly We for Grave dangers are grave We to in language they will understand There must be We must see that we make the world know our sincerity by our In the words of shal center is my right is I will must meet the danger of retreat with Wedding Ring And Gold Medal Among Valuables Taken From Davie Home Feb. Mr. and Mrs. B. Railed ge were away from their home attending Sunday school at New Union Methodist copal church last an unknown thief entered their home through a window by pulling the screen out and knocking the window lock back with a and got in a ding two pocket beads and a watch The gold medal that Mr. won while attending high school at Cool Springs also was among the various things taken from the As and his were returning to their home they met tha thief in the road and almost had a very serious they knew of the complete job he had just ed. No clue as to the guilty parly is at the following places and are train the numbers Fort N. near 800 Basic and Field Fort near 750 Basic and ry. Fort near 350 Basic and Fort near 700 Basic and Fort S. near 750 Basic and Fort near 450 Basic and Coast Camp near GOO Basic and Any young man of acceptable acter and between the ages of 17 and 24 may apply for the Basic If he can pass the required physical ex- amination and is of good moral as certified to by a reputable citizen who knows he may at- tend these Attendance at these camps means no obligation for future military Those who attend are no more likely to be called colors in time of war than any other if they volunteer or are for service they are more ly to secure rapid advancement and be able to defend their country more effectively and with greater safety to is not the primary The training at these camps stresses Self and how to work and hard and The fronted with a car coming north and the inevitable crash U. A. was town m his touring car and the apple with a young man the name of from Alexander was headed Mr. Bumgarner admitted to Sheriff Jesse L. Who was called in for an was trying to make that going by Mr. Grier Waugh's without shifting and was in the act of passing another car south when he met Mr. Mr. was thrown to the earth and his flivver almost he is said to have front wheels of the truck 611 and apples were widely Sheriff Sherrill reported that young man from Alexander county claimed for the crash and the matter was being amicably and satisfactorily adjusted between the two parties without any official SCHOOL BUS AND COUPE IN moral and religious influences kept at arc necessary expense covering camp medical by The twelve western counties of no in the at the tima of the who for the Green Urges Legislation to Protect Iredell and Children in C. S. Feb. 27. the go to Fort while those was toward the trip by way of Cross At the intersection of the old No. 10 Anv highway with the Mountain the Any army officer or front of the bus is said to have eg- tv s s a o ave for the protection of women furnish blanks into the rear of the occupied mior e cupe in industry as greatly For Iredell by Mr. The part B- Mr. car was dent of the American Federation of f or Colonel W. A. wrecked and the cuts he suffered about and children needed told the General Assembly of i Statesville South Carolina here Slad to furnish President Green called attention the great social and have taken pla decades and declared that these nd economic changes Former Governor John M. place in the last the Civilian Aide for to the Secretary of War for i the face were from broken The school bus was badly broken Mr. Morrison was to the Davis Hospital where his injuries were after which he to his residence on Oak r or changes have more pronounced States in the Fourth Corps Area i He nacl several in T n Al I I I Tn Vt J J to 6'4p the south than Mrs. S. A. Robbing Resting as Well as Could Be Expected Mrs. S. A. suffered serious burns yesterday reported this afternoon to be as well as could be at the will broadcast thT C. Atlanta Journal 27, from 6.30 about his head and face and over his In attendance last summer at Fort William Davis Hospital where she w rin T ares Went Mis tainted and fell Charles Roby Edna Allgood And Maggie Allgood In Mayor's At an extra session of municipal court Tuesday morning 9, at tiie na and Maggie young white were scheduled to have a a dis- i James AW nave a nearing on a the S John Garfand Laf conduct count Edna Allgood James Harold Reaves Cliff but Mayor reserved Thoma until John investigations to be made Jack Attend Manufacturers' Charlotte Dinner in Messrs. P. M. of the Underwear and Bailey Co. To Dredge Fourth 3 brought oat hearing that Maggie Allgood from the ciry Monday by Called Grass Returns to His Home in. Charlotte of Mr. and Mrs. D- an Long's Tuesday to is re- Lots Rash Dies in San Francisco News of the death of Lois the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. M. of San which occurred on in San has been received by tives in Death resulte 1 from The little girl was a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. of this parents moved to fornia about e Tuesday 1 latest 6all was drainage contract covers an- afternoon at o'clock from f the fading Proximately 21 miles Fourth Box No- 16- corner Front manufacturers of the were from the road when a blaze on and talks were made by county to Mt. in Rowan Premises occupied by the family and the of Amity Woman's Club Will Have Pending the sale of etc Day Meeting No announcement was made C. C. Lackey on Tradd street to the time of beginning reached threatening fire was damage The Amity Woman's Club will C. Brown Now Assistant an at the home of Mrs. Charles R. next AH rch 4th' banning at to AH All members are urged to be ent. Father Of Mrs. B. C. Hefner Returns To His Many friends will be interested in I Mr. B. who spent the last three the announcement that Mr. Roy left was a native Mrs. Clyde of state It is under- stood that Mr. Brown is now acting i lin the UJL j Charles Returns To Monday night at Long's cnn o False Members of the local fire ment and volunteer firemen Stale Feb. sophomore at North lina College who was injured several hazed by five returned from Greensboro home and will re-enter college were expelled after a hazing investigation ed Greensboro that he had been Permits To Move where she had been a Permits to move have morning slumbers The remains were taken to her as o'clock Tuesday Rev. Thomas L. Trott is at Hospital Rev. Thomas Trott is treatment Davis Mr. And Mrs. George L. Beall Move To and Mrs. Georgre U uho have been residents of Statesville for a number of are leaving this week to their R. L. to from alarm turned in from to Alexander Bingham and North Center It Mrs. W from Davic was false call and the officers avenue to report no clue as to the perpetrator of A. M. 8th street Samuel Gray February 24, in and H. A. a Samuel Gray Mrs. Scott was her man T Lee Steele of Mrs. B. F. Long Undergoes Operation Special Revival Services at Boulevard Methodist In Rev. W. A. pastor of B. F. an op- levard Methodist announces oration Wednesday at the Woman's several days of special revival set Hospital in A message ices at that beginning received in the March 16th. Teams of the states that the op- Stephens Evangelistic work Her many friends in conjunction with the for her a Mr. R. C. Injured in Wreck at Cross Vehicles Badly t A a. occupied by Mr. R. C. of and a school bus at Cross oh the old No. 10 about five miles west of at 8 resulted in vehicles being badly wrecked and vere cuts and bruises Mr. The driver the school bus
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