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Register, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1931, Danville, Virginia THE REGISTER, DANVILLE. VA., THURSDAY, OCTOBER How Depression Hit Nobility Keeps Wolf From the Door Ruined by Post-War Taxation and Financial Crisis That Followed, Eng- land's Peers and Peeresses Have Turned to Physical and Even Menial Labor to Make a. Living. Sis KER.NTE-SOAKE HAMIIVTOKT SIR FAGQE. Born with the proTerbUl golden cpoon in their ro oaths, many English peers and pMraiiM arc to earn their bread. The taxatio n on lands that were not bringing in any incom< to the hardship of the present depression ruined some of England's finest families. .titled chauffeurs, decorators, saloon keepers, painte rs and mechanics are no norelty in Albion. Tin 'Duchess of Portland derives an income from a fried fish-and.chip-potato shop which she personally op Lord Northesk, once a night club playboy, is now an automobile salesman. Lady Ossolston rani laundry and runs it so that it pays handsomely. Lord Hamilton of Dalzell. turned from race and took up cows. He operates a successful dairy in Glasgow. Many titled women have opened milliner; and dressmaking from which they derive comfortable incomes. But the of Sir Charlei Herne-Soame is a sad one. He is unable to procure a job and is compelled to accept the government Mnemoloyed sum of a week. ng PULASKI, Va.. Sept. 30. Plans are in progress here for the entertainment of the 108th meeting of the Holston conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, which will convene October 7 In the Pulaslcl Methodist church with Bish- op Horace M. rmBose presiding. The conference will mark the sec- ond time the 'Pulaski congregation has been host since its organization In 1824. A campaign has already begun to secure lor Emory and Henry and Hiawassee colleges and-ihe Hol- ston conference board of education. Campaign headquarters have been established in Bristol, and active work or organization by con- ference, district and church is now under way. The campaign will cover a confer- ence-wide area, and is headed by ex- Governor H. C. Stuart, Elk Garden, Va., as honorary chairman, bj former Senator William E. Brock as general chairman, and Mrs. L. A. Tynes. of Tazewell, Va., as vice-chairman The Holston conference is divided into two districts with a total of 247 pastoral charges, and with an ap- proximate membership of Total church property is evaluated at approximately and for the year 1929-30 about was contributed for all church enter- prises. Because of the rule prohibiting any presiding elder from serving any dis- trict more than four years, the Rev. Bobert N. Havens, of the Knoxville liatrict, will be moved th-s year, and a number of others are serving their third year. The four year rule however is no longer operative concerning pastors LONDON, Oct. depression may be one ill wind that did nobody any good, but at least it proved sev- eral things that have hitherto been a mystery to many people. Extreme socialists and the more radical ''reds" have held more than one audience spellbound with their wonderings as to what "the gilded parasites of English nobility" -would ,do if they were stripped of their riches. "Soap-box orators" have been fond of alluding to the titled class as "drones m the hive of tn- 'dustry" and looking forward to the day -when these so-called drones would be compelled to go out and earn their living by the sweat of their brow. The self-elected spokes- man of the downtrodden people would then go on to paint a vivid word picture of Lord So-ana-So starving tp death before he would deign to soil his lilywhite hands. But when the looked-for crisis came and the much-abused nobility was shorn of its riches, it didn't -lay down to starve in its dignity On the contrary, it set out to prove that the pnase, The colonel's lady and Judy O'Grady are sisters under the is more truth than po- stry. The World War and the heavy taxation that followed it put an 3na to the lotus-eating life of some Df England's most noble families rhey were compelled to pay taxes an broad acres of ancestral lands ;hat were not bringing in a penny .nccme. reducing many of them to atter destitution. But to their credit be it that they never made a squawk. Instead ihey set about confounding the radical critics who had styled them Invertebrates. Although born with the pro- verbial golden spoon in their STOPS FALLING HAIR mouths, these peers and peeresses proved that they had at least one thing in common with the rest of had to eat. and to eat they must work- So, to the utter confusion of their traducers, England now has its ti- tled day laborers, chauffeurs, dec- orators, ffeh-and-chip-potatoe fry- ers, kitchen hands, saloon keepers, painters and mechanics. The Duchess o' Portland, one of the proudest as well as one of the most beautiful womfn in England, discovered that she had an unsus- pected accomplishment when she proved to be an expert in the fry- ing of fish-and-chips. a dish be- loved of the lower classes Lady Ossulston, also compelled to earn her coffee and cakes, decided on a laundry as a means of providing an income and she has made a suc- cess of her new career. They gay and debonair Lord Hamilton of Dated! turned from his racing autos and horses and concentrated on cows. Now he is reaping a gold- en harvest from his dairy store in Glasgow. Lord Northesk, who was wont to expend much energy tearing from one night club to another, makes a decent living selling automobiles. Then there is Sir John Fagge. who came1 from America 18 months ago and claims to be a Jack-of -all-trades, waiter, factory hand, dock laborer, insurance agent and even trolley oar driver. Many peeresses have opened milli- nery and dressmaking establishments and most of these ventures are more or less successfully keeping the wolf from the door. A sad case, however. Is that of Sir Charles Suckworth Herne-Soame, who is unable to find a job and is forced to accept the government dole of 82.91 a week. By and large even the severest critics of England's nobility will have to admit that Tl has proved Itself worthy of its place in the scheme of things Reidsville RETDSVTLLE, If. C, Oct. 1 Word has oeea received of the sudden death of John Eenry Neal. in Seattle. Wash. The body will arrive here sometime this and the funeral will be con- ducted from Sardis church near Madi- son Mr Neal was a native of Rocklng- ham county, and spent the greater part of his life in North Carolina He went to the west in 1915. bacco market. Miss Ellen Baker, of Franklin street, left Monday for Greenville, to enter East Carolina Teacher's college. Elder T. A. Stanfield and family will spend the week-end with Mrs. Ella Richardson, of Keeling. Va., and at- tend Communion services at Malmal- son. Jack Montgomery has returned to his home on Lawsonvllle avenue after spending a few days In Blacksburg, Va. Jimrnie Briant, of Dry Fork, Va.. returned with him for a visit. Miss Fannie Lampson. of Washing- Rev. R. A. Whitten. former D. C.. and her brother. Arthur attacks C OLD S of the Christian church at Reidsville, notified the First Christaian church of Henderson this week that he would accept the call to that pastorate tend- ered him 10 days ago. and that he would take up his duties as pastor there about the first cf November, which is the beginning of the new church year. The tile high school grid- battlers, who have chalked up two victories in their first two games, wil] face opponents a. little more menac- ing to their prestige, than were the other two teams. Friday night when they meet the Greensboro high school In Memorial Stadium. Greensboro. Reidsville will start with practical- ly the same line-tip used so far. Rob- erts, however, will be on left end. Garrison will be reserved for end or center. Miss Ruth Hicks, of Aston. is visiting hci Mrs. I. H. GllUa-n. on Route 6. Miss Elizabeth Uoggett. of West ART EXHIBIT SCHOOL OF ART AVERETT COLLEGE, George Washington High School- Friday, Oct. a. ro. to 5 p. m. Barents and friends of the school inrilod. MYRTIX DIKECTCR Tersia. !s visiting Mrs. P. Z. Watt at Watt's camp. Glenn Patterson, of Pilot Mountain, Is spending a month on the local to- Lampson, of Lansing. Mich., visited at the home of Miss Vera Gllliam, on Route 6, recently. They left Monday by motor for their respective homes, returning via Ashevllle and Colum- bus. Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Maynard. Misses Ruth Maynard, Betty McMillan and Professor and Mrs. W. T. Wright, of Greensboro, were guests last Friday evening of Mr. and Mrs. E. If. Pugh at a brunswick stew at their home "Mountain View" northeast of the city. Mrs. H. F. Trent and little son leave tomorrow for Clearwater. where they will spend Mr. and Mrs. Raymond E. Snipes have Juss returned from Washington, Atlantic City and New York they spent the past two weeks. Mesdames R. Mangum. and Sate Barrett of Rocky Mount. visitors in the home of Mrs. T. Eugene Hester. Friday and Saturday of last week. The former is Worthy Grand Matron cf She Order af Eastern Star of Nortn Carolina, and the latter Is a state officer of said orgaalza- tion. Winners of President's Cup The crew of the "El Largano." the speedboat ttoat von the Praf- deut's Cop race on the Potorosc River Washington, D. C-, is shown at tlie end of the gruelling contest which claimed the life of one racer. The viciors are Anderson Bcrwers of Garden City, L. L, and George C. Rcis, owner and of Lake George, N. Y_ in their speedy crux. M. L, INFERENCE 7IH Pulaski Prepares for En- tertainment of Metho- dists at 108th Meet- HOW'S your HEALTH? Royalty Rides to Church Stanwood and East 8 tan wood, wash., operating after 40 years. King George V. of England and his second son. Prince George, are shown in their carriage as they were driven from the royal residence at Edinburgh, Scotland, to the ancient Crathie Abbey in Aberdeen- to attend the religious services. The King visits Scotland each year and spends several weeks at his castle in the Scottish those immediately about him, which would little interfere with his af- faire and yet prove very beneficial to' himself and to those wno come in contact with him. There are certain diseases, the virus of which Is so subtle that it will lit- erally float in the air and spread widely. In the vast majority of diseases, however, their spread is achieved only through fairly intimate contact be- tween the sick and the well. If this contact could be broken the diseases would not spread, and the "fire would be backfired." By avoiding all contact with those who are sick, by scrupulous clean- liness, especially as affecting the hands, mouth, foods and feeding utensils, the spread of infection could be curtailed. DISEASES Backfiring Is a widely used meth- od for the control of turf fires. The conflagration is permitted to burn itself out. the rest of the coun- try being protected by the charred ring of backfired territory. In dealing with disease epidemics we are often called on to by encircling the disease conflagra- tion with a ring of quarantine In the case of a smallpox epidemic, for example, the territory Involved Is usually quarantined and those In the Immediate vicinity who are suscep- tible are vaccinated. The disease then dies out for want of susceptible victims. Theoretically, many diseases could be controlled by this method, but un- fortunately it is not a practical pro- cedure. There is a limit- to the amount of policing one can or should do with people, even in the interest of their health. There is work to be done, and quarantine interferes with Industry and business. 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This Sale Closes October 10th Virginia Hdwe. Mfg. Co. Acres Burned Last Year WASHINGTON, Sept 30 Forest fires in the United Sta'es last year swept over a total of more than 52 000 000 area greated than the states of Ohio and Indiana com- to the annual sum- mary of fire statistics prepared by forest service of the United States department of agriculture. A Harmless Prescription, but How it Moves the bowels! DON'T vott' want this way of making the bowels behave? A doc- tor's way to make the bowels move so well that you feel better all over! Dr. Caldwelf's Syrup Pepsin doesn t turn everything to water, but cleans out all that hard waste clogg-ng your system. It cleans you out without any shock, for it's only fresh laxative herbs a famous docftr found so good for the bowels combined with pure pepsin and other harmless ingredients. A doctor should know what is best for the bowels. Let Dr. Caldwell's Syrnp Pepsin show you how soon you can train the bowels to move freely, every day. the way they should. It s wonderful the way pre- scription works, but its per- fectly harmless; soyoucanuseit whenever a coated tongue or sick headache gives warning that you are bilious. Fine for children, too (it tastes so nice) and they ought to have a spoonful the minute they seem fretful, feverish, or sluggsh, or become stuffed up with a cold. You can get the original pre- scription Dr. Caldwell wrote so many years ago; your druggist keeps it all ready in big bottles. Just ask for Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin, and use it any time anyone in the family is constipated. DR. W. B. CALDWELL'S SYRUP PEPSIIM A Doctor's Family Laxative 426 MAIN STREET. 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