Statesville Landmark, February 27, 1930

Statesville Landmark

February 27, 1930

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Landmark, The (Newspaper) - February 27, 1930, Statesville, North Carolina JST, FTttfcA label on your paper mid don't let your subscription ex- pire! LANDMARK. The date on the label: is the date your paper will be stop- ped! Vn VOL.56. STATESVILLE, N. G, THURSDAY, NO. 75 Brodie Jones Takes Own Life With Gun Work Rebuilding or Repairing 97 Bridges .Now Completed and Bridge Being Disbanded. Publisher of Newspaper at Warren- ton and Graduate of State Univers- Reason is Advanced. Henderson, Feb. Brodie Jones, editor and publisher of the Warren Record, at Warren ton, shot and killed himseli late yesterday aft- Having now practically completed j ernoon in his room at the Jones home the county-bridge-building work, Supt. I in Warrenton. He was 33 years old, L. 0. White, of the IredeH'county road unmarried, and was the son of How- .in-checking- up today, finds that during the past 14 months 97 bridges .have been either rebuilt or extensively repaired. Mr. White's .figures in the construc- tion and on the Ire- M_iss' Hazel Harbin, of Winston-Salemj -Mr. and Mrs. M. A. "Miss Rachel Harbin, of'Harmony; Mrs.' J. B. Houston and Miss Hazel-Houston, of Mooresville; and Air. Robert Pop- lin, from the University of North Carolina, at Chapel Hill. 1830, with 14 charter members, seven ministers and seven "laymen. At that Lime there_were around Bap- :ists 'all told, Missionary, Anti-mis- sionary, 0-missionary, Free Will, white and colored, who were grouped into 272 churches and 14 district as- sociations. ers to give their lives in seivice nor in the results accomplished in the fields, in the opinion of Dr. LiHy. Many young- people are trained for such service, and waiting- to .go, out are being'lost to the church and Christ's service in mission fields TAFT'S CONDITION BECOMES CRITICAL Shelby last fall it was agreed to meet' we do not stop this extraoridnary session Greamnlle warned the it on Wednesday rnornir.'.--, 10 o'clock, )a rout, and this would Serious Change for the Worst Takes L- 0. j Place Which May Bring Death at Any Hope Now for His ery. Washington, Feb. THE POSTOFFICE AT GOLDSBORO ROBBED Goldsboro, Feb. Goldsboro pos toff ice" waS robbed between mid- night and daylight today. Officials said about in stamps and f 200 in cash was talfen. Acetylene torch-' es were used cut into the vaults. The yeggs opened two vaults, the first having two doors and, the other vault one door. safe Inside of one of the vaults containing Wednesday's collections, was not dsiturbed. They secured only about ?20p in cash. The rest of their loot in stamps. Police said the job was Ihe work of experts. tending William Howard Taft today said there was no hope of his recov- ery. Called to his bedside shortly before noon, Dr. Francis R. Hagner found that a serioub change for the woist had taken place since yesterday. "Mr. Taft is in a critical said Dr. Hagner. "There is no hope for his recovery. Any improvement will only bo temporary. The physician said he was unable to tell how long the former chief jus- tice would live. The end might come, he said, any hour, or he might live for a few days. Helen Taft Manning, the daughter was with Mrs. Taft at the home to- day. fitting way the centennial annnersary of the organization oi the -Conven-' tion. It is not expected that any busi- ness -will be transacted. Only inspi- will be made point- ing out thfe growth and development of the past? hundred years and the challenge of the next hundred years. Dr.-Williatn Louis Poteat, Wake Forest, is, the chairman of the special arrange -the program, which'has Wen completed. Many out- standing: uieji of this and other states are included in the program. The meetings will rium of the of -the' Memorial Baptist Ghttfch, Rev. A. W. Flekch- mannj on arrange- ments, are prepared to take care of the hundreds delegates ar.d visitors that are expected to attend. held in the audito- Carolina Teachers' Charlotte Orthodox Greeks Buy Pres- byterian Site. Charlotte, Fieb. of a Greek Orthodox churrn in Char- lotte was assured today, ;t was -said, with the purchase the W-estministp" Presbyterian church property at South Boulevard and avenue by the Hellenic Orthodox community of Charlotte at a consideration ft be- tween and Greek Orthodox cnurch here Mr. Hugo Kimball's Coupe Located In Charlotte. Mr. Hugo Kimball's coupe, which was stolen Tuesday night from the street in front of his residence on Mulberry street, was located Wednes- day, afternoon in Charlotte. Pol'ce officers in Charlotte found it parked in Myers Park about o clock Wednesday afternoon, people' residing in that locality stating- that the car had- been standing there all day., The doors of the coupe had been Elizabeth. Explosion Victims Receive from Firm Elizabeth, N. J., Feb. Standard' Oil Company of New Jer- sey today.' announced distribution of fund to the families of the victims of the explosion killed 13 men and injured more than 50 a week ago. The company also an- nounce'd, ft gift of to each of the Elizabeth hospitals which cared for the dying and injured men. i ___be the only church ot the denom- intion in North Carolina and with the exception of one in Charleston, S. C., the only one in -oho' Carolines, it -1 stated. TroumUin High to Meet Coolecmre Friday Evening milas :ifter down to Char- lotte last night, identified his property and brought it back The gaso- line tank was empty, otherwise the car'was apparently not damaged in the least, all accessories havin? been left intact. rlwv ohl the Cooleemee High school and even- ing on court. The first game uJiderway at Hurst Turner Meet At Har- mony. Hurst Turner Post of the American Legion will hold a community meeting 'at the Harmony ffigh School building [Saturday nighjt, at o'clock. All of and vicinity are this This iswa staftT'conference game for the sextets, -j, ,j( t Mrs j_ R Slcele Undcrgops Opcra. National A. R., Will Tonight tion Mrs. J. F. Steele, of Gastonia, who underwent an operation at Long's Sanatorium last week, is improving j satisfactorily. Mrs. Steele, before her mi Trfftcs ,1 The National Soeietyr-Daughters of marriage was Miss Muriel Hendren, the American'Revolution, will broad-jof Turnersburg, and Has many friends cast over jiatfpnal hroadcasting j in Statesville. She is a sister-of system every TKurSday from j'R, T. -WeathermanCand of Mrs." Jesse to S- o'clock beginning J Griffith, of Statesville.. Court Finds Mrs. Sarah Insane. Ashe Is 27. Mrs. Saran Ashe, 57, grandmother who choked to death her "grandchild as he lay in bed beside .-her and then attempted to commit, suicide by tying a- wet tow- el around Her. neck, was- adjudged in-' sane H. Hoyle Sink jn Meck- lenburg Superior court yesterday at an informal Hearing. The judge tissued an- order to turn oyer to South Carolina au- thorities 'when they came after her. She is frbnt York, S. C. Explosion Wrecks Dwelling In Buffalo T., Feb. per- sons, including a fireman, were injur- ed today jft' a resulting from an explosion-wtoch demolished a brick house Pennsylvania street and damaged other -houses. Police were unable to .ascertain the cause of the blast. What are wo to do? must stop it. The tima calls {cause there are no funds -.vhicli At the session of the Convention in to send them. become be a' ghastly We ___ for something: heroic. Grave dangers are grave opportunities. We musfe sp'eak to non-Christians in language they will understand There must be sac- rificial giving. We must see that we make the world know our sincerity by our acts. In the words of Mar- shal Foch, "My center is retreating; my right is retiring; I will attack. Wfe must meet the danger of retreat with attack." Wedding Ring And Gold Medal Among Valuables Taken From Davie Home Mocksville, Feb. Mr. and Mrs. La.tta B. Railed ge were away from their home attending Sunday school at New Union Methodist Epis- copal church last Sunday, an unknown thief entered their home through a window by pulling the screen out and knocking the window lock back with a knife, and got in cash, a wed- ding ring, two pocket knives, kodak, beads and a watch chain. The gold medal that Mr. Ratledije won while attending high school at Cool Springs also was among the various things taken from the home. As Air. Rat- ledgfe and his were returning to their home they met tha thief in the road and almost had a very serious wreck, however, they knew notrting of the complete job he had just finish- ed. No clue as to the guilty parly is known. at the following places and are train the numbers indicated: Fort BragK, N. C., near Fayette- ville, 800 Basic and Field Artillery. Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., near Chat- tanooga, Tenn., 750 Basic and Caval- ry. Fort Screven, Ga., near Savannah, 350 Basic and Infantry. Fort MeClellan, Ala., near Annis- ton, 700 Basic and Infantry. Fort Moultrie, S. C., near Charles- ton, 750 Basic and Infantry. Fort Barrancas, Fla., near Pensa- cola, 450 Basic and Coast Artillery. Camp Beauregard, La., near Alex- andria, GOO Basic and Infantry. Any young man of acceptable char- acter and between the ages of 17 and 24 may apply for the Basic Course. If he can pass the required physical ex- amination and is of good moral char- acter, as certified to by a reputable citizen who knows him, he may at- tend these camps. Attendance at these camps means no obligation for future military ser- vice. Those who attend are no more likely to be called colors in time of war than any other man. However, if they volunteer or are se- lected for service they are more like- ly to secure rapid advancement and be able to defend their country more effectively and with greater safety to ihemselves. Military-training is not the primary object. The training at these camps stresses Citizenship, Self Reliance, Initiative, and how to work and ptay hard and .effectively. The fronted with a car coming north and the inevitable crash occurral. Air. U. A. Ostwalt was town m his touring car and the apple truck, with a young man the name of Bumgarner, from Alexander county, was headed 'for Charlotte. Mr. Bumgarner admitted to Sheriff Jesse L. Sherrill, Who was called in for an investigation, was trying to make that heavv arrade going by Mr. Grier Waugh's without shifting gears, and was in the act of passing another car goirig- south when he met Mr. Oitwalt Mr. Ostwalt was thrown to the earth and his flivver iwaa almost demolished, Hut- he is said to have escape-! injury. Tfie front wheels of the truck were'brok-f 611 and apples were widely Sheriff Sherrill reported that tlfe young man from Alexander county claimed resonsibilit? for the crash and the matter was being amicably and satisfactorily adjusted between the two parties concerned, without any official interference. SCHOOL BUS AND COUPE IN moral and religious influences kept at "high arc .All necessary expense covering transportation, camp facilities, food, clothing, laundry, medical examina- instructors-is furnished'free by the! government. The twelve western counties of no childiren in the Jtruck at the tima of the crash. Mr._ JVIorrison, who .travels for the Green Urges Legislation to Protect Iredell Wonym and Children in Industry. C. Columbia, S. C., Feb. 27. Leg- the go to Fort while those was headed" toward _____ _____a the trip by way of Kyles' Cross roads'. At the intersection of the old No. 10 Anv highway with the Mountain road, the Any icgular army officer or coun- front of the bus is said to have plow- eg- tv s s a o ave pow- islation for the protection of women furnish blanks 'ed into the rear of the co-ipe occupied mior e cupe in industry as greatly miormation. For Iredell county, by Mr. Morrison. The part "of W4lliam Green, R- B- Patterson, Postof- Mr. Morrisons' car was 'completely dent of the American Federation of f or Colonel W. A. Bristol, wrecked and the cuts he suffered about and children needed today, Labor, told the General Assembly of i building, Statesville South Carolina here today. wllj Slad to furnish informatior President Green called attention to, blanks, the great social and have taken pla decades and declared that these nd economic changes Former Governor John M. SJaton place in the last two' Georgia, the Civilian Aide for G' C.; to the Secretary of War for i the face were from broken glass. The school bus was badly broken Mr. Morrison was brocglit to the Davis Hospital where his injuries were Hreated, after which he was- transferied to his residence on Oak r or ____ -r" changes have been.- more pronounced tn.e States in the Fourth Corps Area i street- He nacl several jrashes in T Hf> Qnilt" n "t riil-M Al I I I _ _ .n-vt J J _ _ tiot, to 6'4p the south than elsewhere. Mrs. S. A. Robbing Resting as Well as Could Be Expected Mrs. S. A. Robbins, who" suffered serious burns yesterday morning, reported this afternoon to be res.- as well as could be expected, at the Norr'is will broadcast thT C. thl, Atlanta Journal sta- 27, from 6.30 about his head and face and over his body. In attendance last summer at Fort Bost> William Davis Hospital where she w rin T e, ares Went Mis RokT4 lainted f-li iT8 Jranklin Echerd, nenc. iviis. Kobbms tainted and fell Charles Roby Edna Allgood And Maggie Allgood In Mayor's Court. At an extra session of municipal court Tuesday morning "at 9, at tiie na Aljgood and Maggie good, young white women, were scheduled to have a nearin? a dis- i James AW u) nave a nearing on a ais- the S fnder John Garfand Laf !orderly conduct count Edna Allgood James Harold Reaves Cliff charged, but Mayor Jloacn reserved "il Steele, llavner Harrol'd Thoma decisipn until nexl Monday, pend- John Bnstol Weatherm.n c.ertai.P investigations to be made i-- f.on, Jack Attend Manufacturers' Charlotte Dinner in Messrs. P. M. Dillon, of the Dillon- Underwear Company, and Bailey Grier-Lowrance Co. To Dredge Fourth 3 brought oat hearing that Maggie Allgood peared from the ciry Monday by Called Grass Fife" Returns to His Home in. Charlotte liig, son. of Mr. and Mrs. D- an oper- Long's San- atorium-list Tuesday to hisr_h6wMn .Charlotte. He, is re- Lots Rash Dies in San Francisco News of the death of Lois Rash, the five-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Rash, of San Francisco, which occurred on yosterday in San Francisco, has been received by rela- tives in Statesville. Death resulte 1 from diphtheria. The little girl was a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W.. Rash, of this city. parents moved to Cali- fornia about fiye yeai-s ago. e _- Tuesday afternoon! 1 assistance. The' latest 6all was Mon- _ drainage contract covers an- afternoon at o'clock from p- _ tnrf f the fading Proximately 21 miles alon- Fourth Box No- 16- corner 'ot Front manufacturers of the CaroLnas were (creek, from the Wilkesooro road streets, when a blaze on present, and talks were made by county to Mt. Vernon, in Rowan Premises occupied by the family 'of and the of them. Amity Woman's Club Will Have All- Pending the sale of bonds, etc Day Meeting jcounty. No announcement was made C. C. Lackey on Tradd street (as to the time of beginning work, reached threatening proportions, 'me fire was extinguished, "without damage The Amity Woman's Club will C. Brown Now Assistant an all-day-meeting at the home of Mrs. Charles R. Goodman, next Tues-1 AH rch 4th' banning at to property. AH All members are urged to be pres- ent. Father Of Mrs. Superintendent. [Mr. B. C. Hefner Returns To His Many friends will be interested in I Mr. B. .'Texas, who spent the last three the announcement that Mr. Roy left Mr- was a native Hospital. Mrs. Clyde Cashion, of Cornelius, state superintendent. It is under- stood that Mr. Brown is now acting i lin the North. _ "jic.. wooniuii, UJL vornenus, j Charles Kellenberper. Jr., Returns To Monday night at Long's Sanato- rtij TVnfJfft cnn o False Alarm. Members of the local fire depart- ment and volunteer firemen Stale Collie. Raleigh, Feb. Kellen- berger. Jr., sophomore at North Caro- lina College here, who was injured several -weeks ago, whsn hazed by five students, returned from Greensboro home yeiterday and will re-enter college today. Seven-students were expelled after a hazing investigation -which follow- ed announcement-from Greensboro that he had been beaten. Permits To Move Isyied rium, where she had been a patient.! Permits to move have fr07T1 tneir morning slumbers The remains were taken to her hen-e [from thc_city as follows: !afc o'clock Tuesday Rev. Thomas L. Trott is Trestment at Hospital Rev. Thomas Trott is unilergoirig treatment Davis HbspitaLl Mr. And Mrs. George L. Beall Move To Bristol. Telnn. Mr, and Mrs. Georgre U Beall, uho have been residents of Statesville for a number of years, are leaving this week for'Bristol, Tenn., to ir-ake their home. R. L. Ste-ele, to from Wood-'-a? alarm turned in from laiwn to Alexander county. Bingham and North Center streets. It Mrs. W .W, Yeaeh, from Davic was anotner false call and the officers avenue to Hickory. report no clue as to the perpetrator of A. M. 8th street Lexington. Samuel Gray Scott. Bom, Monday, February 24, in and Mra. H. A. Scott, a son, Samuel Gray Scott. Mrs. Scott was "before her man iage'Miss T _J? PH__I_. JK. Lee Steele of Statesville. Mrs. B. F. Long Undergoes Operation Special Revival Services at Boulevard r______ Methodist Church. In Baltimore. Rev. W. A. Parsons, pastor of .Mrs. B. F. Long'underwent an op- levard Methodist church, announces oration Wednesday at the Woman's several days of special revival set Hospital in Baltimore.. A message ices at that church, beginning received here-early in the afternoon, March 16th. Teams of the states that Mrs.'Long, stood, the op- Stephens Evangelistic club'will work eratipn-well. Her many friends in conjunction with the pastortjn Iwish for her a spee'dy recovery. "these services. Mr. R. C. Morrison, City, Injured in Wreck at Kyles' Cross Vehicles Badly Wrecked. t A crasli bebween a. couoe occupied by Mr. R. C. Morrison, of and a school bus at Kyles' Cross roads, oh the old No. 10 highway, about five miles west of Statesville, at 8 o'clocfe -Tuesday morning, resulted in .both _ vehicles being badly wrecked and -se- vere cuts and bruises for" Mr. MOT- rison. The driver of, the school bus ;