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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - December 12, 1939, High Point, North Carolina Page fourteenth High Point Enterprise Piedmont Center of High Point North Carolina tuesday december 12. 193 Christmas shopping contest is sponsored by merchants Opportunity of a Nley a High pointers to win Many valuable prizes Twenty eight merchants in High Point arc sponsoring a hic Christmas shipping contest through the Enterprise which will Start tomorrow morning and continue through saturday night. There will be a total of 28 valuable merchandise prizes and $15 i in Cash Given. This is the Chance for quite a few High pointers to win their Christmas presents and save the expense and time of Christmas shopping. Resides the $15 in Cash that is to be Given it is possible for five regular meeting l. 0.0. M. Tonight 7 30 o Stock 3101, n. Main St. W. A. Parham governor j. E. Hendrix. Sec. To whom it May concern i will not be responsible for any debts made in mgt name unless contract etl for by myself. This the 12th Day of december 1989. Pm. M Christian it roof Lahr no Down payment. Low Sorbie charges 3 Yiai s to pay Uncur provisions of National housing act Barber Cevasco roofing it lowest prices in smart a Hedgecock lumber co. Phone 006 1213 Ward St by a your warmest Friend Quot Only the Best grades of foal City fuel co 520 in Arlt St. Phone 2825 be careful j we specialize in co erect prescriptions Betts drug co. 4 a. Sprinkle gasoline ervice from seaports saves serves satisfies 17c Sprinkle service station 1809 m. Main St. Give your family the Best use la a refrigeration see our Beautiful ire refrigerators prices and terms will sur rrose you Central he delivery Sis West Broad Street Gumban i phone 4307 five divorces granted today five divorces were granted today at the opening session of a weeks term of jury court for trial of civil cases. The following were granted divorces All on grounds of two years reparation Carolyn r. White from John m. White Lamia Cay ton from Grayden Cayton William c. Summerlin from Lina Summerlin Iva draught Smith from Luther Thomas Smith and Zelda a. Moore from w. J. Moore. Other contestants to share the 28 valuable pieces of merchandise that Are being Given by the firms entered in the contest. The second place Winner will receive a minimum of $10 Worth of this merchandise. The rest of the prizes to be allowed accordingly. The contest requires that you visit the different stores and find a number that is posted on some article of merchandise. After finding the article you must fill in the Blank form you will find in this paper and in accordance with the rules at the top of this form. Anyone May enter the contest except employees of the paper and their relatives. Answers must be in the Enterprise office by monday noon so i get out Jour shopping shoes and get your part of that Christmas i prize Money the first thing in the i morning. The list of prizes to be i Given in addition to the $15 in Cash is As follows Stanback la a Dies apparel a one pair Fine i Hose of i re s a Cannon Towel set ring drug co. A Yardley a for men and women Cecily a drug stores a Shari a perfume and powder combination Bloom furniture co. A a big lifelike doll Ruby so alarm clock Charles stores a slip Guilford furniture a Fine picture Wagger ladies shop a Box of handkerchiefs Sears and Roebuck five quarts of Cross country Oil Quality furniture co. A set of two plaque Shackelford tailoring co. A tie rack High Point tire and Battery co. A gallon of anti freeze household appliance co. A Dollar s Worth of Light bulbs Mann a Cut rate drug stores a $1.00 Wrigley Gardenia Cologne Firestone Auto Supply and service store a wheel grip driving gloves Culler appliance co. A Beautiful $1.25 framed picture b. F. Hendrix. Inc. Combination smoke stand or Flower pot Richardson s department store a $1.00 set of Book ends j. Penney and co. Al of in mtr Rhandle Economy Auto store a one football Duke Power co. A a one Carton too Watt de. Bulba Eckerdt so $1.00 in merchandise United Market a one eight to ten Pound cured Ham Thompson shoe store �?$1.00 in merchandise Smiths studio a one Box of Christmas greeting cards Ingram furniture a Beautiful picture Paramount furniture co. A end table. A a a a College band plans to play Christmas carols from Bell Tower tonight carrying out a practice which although begun Only last year bids fair to become a custom at High Point College the College band will present a concert of Christmas carols from the Tower of Roberts Hall tonight beginning at 10 30. Only a part of the hand Wilt play in the concert As the space at the top of the Tower is limited and there would be considerable difficulty in conveying some of the larger instruments there. This is the hand s final appearance be-1 Mountain. Have Yolk tires recapped with general mileage the All of use the prof Grad High Quality rubber that ii used in building the famous Blowout proof general tires. Greene tire company 213 College St. Lei. 3219 foot lighters club presents plays at High Point College Tho inc vet flax Are Well received by audience the foot lighters club of High Point College presented its first productions of the year two one act plays before a delighted audience of students and town people that completely filled the auditorium of Roberts Hall last night. The first play of the evening a Given by professor Walter Fleischmanns dramatic proteges was a scene in a farm House Kitchen whose owner a country Farmer had been mysteriously murdered by a strangling with a rope during the night while he was sleeping. His wife had been arrested on suspicion and the county attorney. Jesse so Bison the sheriff. Lawrence Holt a neighbor Farmer. Charles Sharpe and two fibrin women neighbors Hilda Lanier and Geraldine rash opened the scene in the murdered Farmer s Kitchen. After trying unsuccessfully to discover clues and a motive for the crime through an amusing conversation Between the tobacco spitting neighbouring Farmer Charles Sharpe and the county attorney the two farm women were left by themselves in the Kitchen. The two clearly understood the character of the honest but indifferent quiet Cool mannered victim and his pretty industrious musical and lovable accused wife. Thus when they found the accused wife s strangled Canary they realized that the Farmer killed s in Wick sen in. I and Cut in return she in anger took her revenge upon him. The play ends with the murderer still undisclosed to the officers As the farm women remain silent in their discovery. Quot Why i am a Bachelor Quot a comedy of four scenes portraying the life of a couple before and after marriage kept the audience resounding in laughter. The plot of the play entered about a lecture featuring Morton Flower As the lecturer that convincingly demonstrated and expounded the foolishness of becoming married As shown by the acting of Frances Stalnaker and Charlotte Varner As Man and u Ife. The first scene showed the two As lovers blinded and foolish to their infamous love. Two years elapsed and the second scene Quot growled Quot with discontent and friction As the transformed lovers now married expressed their opinions of each other. Back in the Lover stage again in the third scene the two ardently expressed their affections and promises of unending love but the fourth scene was a debacle As the husband hurled the wife s Rock like biscuit upon the floor after cracking his Teeth on one of them and the wife concluded the play by Stormly throwing All of the dishes at her unfortunate companion. A. A a chief commission act with haste to fill vacancies Shelton resigns Burton promoted Brandon appointed acting swiftly on tile heels of a resignation last night of police officer s. O. Shelton chief w. G. Griddle in collaboration with the civil service commission which was tailed into special session this mailing promoted Jailer j. Burton to fill the vat Ani y thus t related and appointed William f. Brandon to take Burton s place As Jailer. The resignation the promotion and the appointment Are All effective december 15. Patrolman Shelton who has been with the department three months and who had just received his first promotion resigned to take a position with the Amos hosiery Mill in Pilot take a look at some of the needy families you can help these cases Are typical of those your donations to humanitarian fund by ill Aid at Christmas Here Are some needy cases in High Point which the empty stocking fund Hopes to be Able to help if a sufficient amount of Vioney is raised through voluntary subscriptions a family of four. The father Lias tuberculosis. The Mother is employed at a Mill but is forced to remain out of work most of the time because of her Hus i and a condition. There Are two children. A widow with five Small children she has Bein in poor health for the past year. She is employed part time but is Able to work Only a Small portion of the time because of her health. This family has barely enough food to exist on and will have nothing for Christmas unless it is provided for them. A father with six children badly Iii need of help. The Mother is in the Sanatorium and there has been a considerable amount of sickness. The Prospect for Christmas happiness for the children is a dreary one. A widow with three children whom she must support from her own Small wages. This family has virtually nothing in the House. These Are typical of the scores of cases that can be made Happy fat Christmas by your contribution to the empty stocking fund. Wont you Send in your donation today the fund to Date stands As follow k previously acknowledged $197.65 Peacock Bible class. 25.00 John r. Peacock. 10.00 Carolina veneer co., inc. 25.00 c. J. Cumming. 10.00 High Point Monarch club 50.00 total$3 17.65 City ends five month period with $22,245 budget surplus presbyterians to hold Fellowship supper wednesday m i its Irene Hope ii my son will deliver address following supper the Semi annual Fellowship supper of the first presbyterian Church will be held in the basement of Hie Church wednesday evening december 13, at 6 30 p. In., it was announced today. Officials of the Church say that these meetings started about three years ago and have come to fill an important place in the life of the congregation. Members will bring a Basket supper which will be spread picnic style on a Large table Down the Center of the commodious basement. After the supper there will be a Brief program of familiar Christmas songs and an address by miss Irene Hope Hudson Field Secretary of the committee of Christian education of the South presbyterian Church with Headquarters at Louisville ky., Oil the subject Quot preparing for at the same time a program of Christmas stories for the children will be Given in the primary department of the sunday school. Aii members and friends of the Church Are being invited to attend. Attorney general to Rule on High Point civil service act revenues conic Lerable ahead of budget estimates expenses w Iliin allotment the City of High Point completed the first five months of the current fiscal year with a budget surplus of $22,245, it was discovered by the accounting division which today issued its compare Tiye statement of Revenue and expense. Expenses amounting to $835,-170.61 and revenues totalling $1,-118, 211 in the statement. A vast portion of the i budget surplus was obtained through an increase in revenues Over the budget estimate. The Council in its budget had estimated that the City would spend during that period $279 More than was actually expended but the difference favourable to the j City in the estimate and actual i collection of revenues was $21,-j 966. In the table of collections the i Only c classification that showed a decided deficiency was that of Street assessments the figures being $175,696 estimated and $137,385 Coleete. This deficiency j however was More than off set by surpluses in tax collections Aud other Revenue classifications. It had been estimated that taxes would provide $222,556 in Revenue for the five month period. But the City actually collected $263,927 from that source. The figures for prior years surplus available which includes prior year taxes and delinquent accounts receivable were $282,-855 estimated and $299,516 collected. Utility revenues holstered principally by sales of electric current. Were ahead of budget estimates As were rights and privileges. Services and sales tax penalties. Etc. The income from the Sale of utilities amounted to $259,286. As compared with $258,037 for a corresponding period last year. This gain was shown despite a slashing of electric rates for All types of service. The total funded debt of the City As of november 30, after deducting sinking fund investments of $395,013 and sinking fund Cash Toffling $7,591. Was $10,-668,820, As compared with $10,-957.71 1 last november and $11,-602,673 at the end of the same month in 1935. Short distance inter City air service he d feasible j. H. Cagle 44, is claimed by death w a w Ell known building contractor j. H. Cagle 4 4, Well known building contractor of this City died at 9 30 o clock this morning in g Fen Wood Park Sanatorium he had been ill for the Pat two weeks and a patient in the Hospital All of that time. Or. Bagle was born in Randolph county january 27, 1895, the son of Mathew and Lou Ella Duncan non Cagle. He came to High Point 18 years ago from Groomtown and made his Home at 1207 Franklin Street. He was a member of the brotherhood class of the Central friends Church. Surviving Are the widow who before marriage was miss Pauline j Allied a daughter. Miss Nancy i Cagle of this City three brother j l. B Eagle of Asheboro Glenn Cagle and Howard Eagle of Pis a gab seven Sisters mrs. Exie Lassi a Ter. Mrs g. Wright mrs. Essie King. Mrs Eli Cal Lieut. Ail of Asheboro mrs r. V. Bell of Troy. Mrs. Wilma Cagle and Myrtle Cagle both of Pisgah. Funeral arrangements Are in a Complete pending the arrival of relatives hut will be held thursday the time and place to be a a i non need later the body will remain at the Koonce funeral Home. Fore Christmas As holidays begin at noon tomorrow. Upon receiving notice of manufacturers introductory offer thursday Only to a. M. To 6 p. M. F. Ii a As Carf 5 a s Tel a loss k q a a a o o h i 59c clip this Coupon now mail orders 6c each this Coupon and Only. Entitles Rearer to one new replica Diamond world greatest imitation. Choice of White or yellow mountings bring this Coupon and 59c to our store and receive one of our regular replica Diamond stings. For of a Beautiful Cross or simulator the pm a necklace with each ring purchased at no extra Cost. Get yours now. Cross Complete with Chain. Lockets. 59c. The j resignation chief fridge in a medially sent his request to the commission for Hie promotion of or. Burton and for an eligible list from which to select his successor. The commission met at la of clock Fth is morning approved the promotion and selected the eligible list. The appointment of Brandon was made at 2 of clock this afternoon. Or. Burton Bas been serving As jailor for about three months i he was appointed from a list approved by the commission for patrolmen appointments. Or. Brandon whose Home is at 218 Thurston Street was formerly connected with the circulation department of the win St a Sfalcin journal. Manufacturer s guarantee on each ring these replica diamonds have practically the Aam Blue White color the same perfect rutting and practically the same dazzling brilliance a genuine Diamond coating Many times a much. There replica Diamond represent the utmost skill of modern science. Social leaders. Matullo Nares and our finest people Wear these and keep their High priced diamonds in safety vaults. Subject them to acid fire and water tests. You will be amazed guarantee rovers tarnish of mountains. Joss of atone or brilliance limit four rings to a customer get yours now mail Ord re acus Ted As late As monday. Mention ring size or enclose string. Print name plainly please have Correct change m a \ a a s co c o 3 o 3 Cut rate drug store High Point. N. Only 8 hours permits totalling $13,171 granted building construction totalling in estimated value $13,171 was authorized Here yesterday by the City buildings inspector. The list of permits issued included three new Homes and general repairs to a North main Street apartment building. Or. And mrs s. Vuncannon j were authorized to erect an eight-1 room Brick veneer Frame and Glass Home on Ferndale drive j Between Flor Ham Avenue and rotary drive at an estimated j it Ost. Including a garage of $6,-1 400. Mendenhall Thompson was Given a permit to build two five room Frame residences on Greenview Terrace at a Cost including garages of $2,150 Caca. A b Gantt was Given permission to expend $1,500 on general remodelling out an apartment building at 713 North main Street. President of Pennsylvania Central airlines appears before fix ii aeronautic it authority examiner Washington dec. 11,�? a a development of Short distance inter City air service was described As feasible from an operation and economic standpoint today by c. Bedell Monro president of the Pennsylvania Central airlines. Monro appeared before a civil aeronautics authority examiner holding hearings on Penu Cen Tralys application to operate from Norfolk. Va., to Knoxville tenn., i with stops at seven North Carolina cities whose average distance apart is Only 61 Miles. The company s route also would extend from Knoxville to Cincinnati Ohio with a Stop at Lexin Tofi by when Airport facilities were made available at Lexington. Monro said his company had made an exhaustive study of possibilities of Short hop operation Over the Norfolk Knox vice route and had decided there would be sufficient business to justify the venture., North Carolina stoics would lie at Elizabeth City Rocky mount Raleigh Greensboro High Point Winston Salem. Hickory and Asheville Quot we Don t expect to develop business Between cities so close Toge ther �15 Miles As Greensboro and Winston Salem Are a he said. Quot but Between cities so or More Miles apart our studies and past experiences show air service is he said Penn centrals route Between Detroit and Milwaukee where frequent stops were made was successful Monro said there was not c enough fast transportation across the Width of North Carolina from Elizabeth City to Asheville and de Laved air service would result. In a time saving along the route of from one to 20 hours. Man who sold kerosene for furniture polish is Given year s term Greensboro dec 12. A special a Robert Childre 224 Mallory Street High Point the Man who sold a kerosene Oil mixture for furniture polish which played havoc with that a furniture of certain High Point residents including mrs. To. L. Kivett wife of a member of tile detective department a sentenced to a year Iii state s prison today. Childress pleaded guilty to two counts of false pretence when lie was arraigned before judge Sam Erwin jr., in Guilford county Sujie rior court. Childless was wound Over from High Point municipal court where he had told the court he had been Selling for years As furniture mid a a concoction of kerosene Oil motor Oil benzine and gasoline. Mrs. J. E. Mcdaniel Dies at her Home hat been Iii serious condition far i Bree i m is mrs. Donkey m. Mcdaniel 71. Widow of j. E. Mcdaniel died it her Home 410 Mallory Street. At 3 30 o clock this morning mrs Mcdaniel had been in declining health for the past three years and in a serious condition for the past three weeks she was Horn in Randolph county february 14. 1868, the daughter of Matt and Sarah Jones Mccollum she came to High Point 25 years ago from Randolph county and for a number of years she was employed by the High Point paper Box company. Her husband died september to 1932. Surviving Are twee daughters mrs. Bettie Solomon this City. And mrs. Maude Causey. Bakersville. Calif. Three son Charles Mcdaniel. Baxter my Dan Iel and Carl Mcdaniel All of this City three Sisters mrs. Emma Anderson and mrs. Mattie Beeson both of Randleman and mrs. Mary Spencer of Zionsville a. Nineteen grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral services will he conducted wednesday afternoon at 2 30 of clock from Mitchell Grove methodist Church by Rev. F. Myers pastor of the Asheboro Street Church of god. Interment will be made in the Church cemetery. Notice of Sale North Carolina Guilford county. In the High Point municipal court City of High a Plant a municipal corporation a. R b Smith and wife Pearl Smith Chaa. R Helsabeck trustee for Wilson Bro. Lumber co. Under and by virture of an Arder made and entered in an action in the municipal court of the City of High Point. North Carolina entitled City of High Point a municipal corporation a. A b. Smith and wife Pearl Smith Cha r or Ina Beck trustee for Wilson Bro. Lumber co. The undersigned commissioner will. On the 8th Day of january 1940, at 11 00 o clock a rn., at the East door of the Guilford county building in the City of High Point. Sell at Public auction to the highest bidder for Cash subject to the confirmation of the court the property hereinafter described located in High Point township. Guilford county n. C., and More particularly described As follows j being 2 lots Anderson Heights. Being lots nos. 95 and 96 of the Haight plat which plat to duly recorded in Register of deeds office for Guilford county n. A. In plat Book 6. Page 70. The above described land will be sold subject to Street assessments and All City and county taxes not included in the judgment in the above entitled proceeding. Said property was listed in name of r b Smith for year 1938 this the 4th Day of december. 1939, h l Baumgardner. Commissioner 12-5-12-19-26 Junior High band will present concert for boys club on wednesday the Junior High school band under Tho direction of c. E. Kimball band Leader and instructor in the City schools will Render a concert at the High Point boys club tomorrow night at 7 30. The band is composed of 4 5 boy and girls. The concert will consist of a selected group of musical numbers. In connection with Thi motion pictures will lie shown and a Short program will lie held. Maj. R. M. Cowan director said that ample seating arrangement has been made for the visitors and the friends of the club who attend the concert. Parker estate valued at s35.000 real estate and $84,622 personal Greensboro. Dec. 12. Special assets of the estate of the late d. Ralph Parker of High Point who died on november 30, were listed Here today As $35,000 real estate and $8 4,-g22 personal property. Recently the widow and the Wachovia Bank and Trust company Tina lined As co executors of the estate. Notice of Sale North Carolina Guilford county. In the High Point flu Nipal court City of High Point a municipal corporation is. Mrs a b Swain estate Sherman Swain and wily Annie Swain Cay 8 Powell and husband m w Powell John d. Biggs receiver. Mrs. B. V. Moore under and by virtue of an order made and entered in an action in the municipal court of the City of High Point North Carolina entitled City of High Point a municipal corporation is mrs. A b Swain estate. Sherman Swain and wife Annie Swain Cay s Powell and husband la. W Powell John d Biggs receiver. Mrs b. V. Moore the undersigned commissioner will on the 8th Day of january 1940. At 11 00 of clock a. Ina the East door of the Guilford county building in the City of High Point sell at Public auction to the highest bidder for rash. Subject to the confirmation Otth court the property hereinafter described located in High Point township Guilford county n. A. And mole particularly described As follows being on Davis Street. Beginning at a stake on w Side of an Alley Dor Long a Corner and running thence Westward with Doc Long line 200 feet to a stake. Doc Long s Corner in the line of n. E Welborn thence South Wardly with n e. Wei born line 50 feet to a stake in said line thence East Wardly 20 feet to a stake on w. Side of said Alley thence North Wardly with said Alley 50 feet to the beginning. Recorded in the Register of deeds office for Guilford county. N a. Book 551 Page 523. The above described land will be sold subject to Street assessments and All City and county taxes not included in the judgment in the above entitled proceeding. Said property was listed in name of or a b. Swain estate for year 1936. This the 4th Day of december. 1939. H. L. Baumgardner commissioner. 12-5-12-19-26 will rite opinion on question involving handling f punishment i if City employees attorney general Harry s. Mcmillan Lias promised to Render an opinion on tile interpretation of clauses Iii the High Point City charter regulating civil service and outlining methods of administering punishment to City employees. Tho questions on which he will Rule identical with the ones City attorney Grover h. Jones ruled on last week Are 1 whether the civil service commission has authority to in cease or decrease merits or demerits Given an employee by a department head and 2 whether the commission has authority to increase punishment Given by a department head other than demerits. The request from the City for a ruling on the Issue which has been in the forefront much recently As the result of a relent decision increasing a penalty placed upon a police officer was made through Wade p. Renfrew Secretary of the commission. Or. Rent Roxy conferred with the attorney general in Raleigh yesterday and he stated Here today that or. Mcmullan had promised a ruling immediately. The attorney general is expected to have further talks with City attorney Jones who is in Raleigh today about Tho matter no indication As to How the attorney general Felt about the questions could he gathered Here today. An opinion from his offi is expected by Friday of this week. Would await the opinion before taking final action in the Case of police officer s. E. Batt Ley who was demoted a month ago from sergeant to patrolman first class. If the opinion of the attorney general is consistent with that of or. Jones the officer will be restored to his former rank with Hack pay it has been indicated at City Hall. Or. Jones ruled substantially that the commission has no authority from the act and from its own rules adopted under the act to increase the punishment Given an employee by a department head and to increase demerits Given an employee by a department head he held however that the commission May decrease the demerits or punishment so Given. Why suffer from colds for quirk Relief from cold symptoms take my liquid tablets Salve nose drops 666 Model Supply company Quot a Complete plumbing and heating service Quot Joi in. Broad St. Phone 32ij1 servicing engineering contracting Industrial automatic sprinkler co. Phone 2428 these men Are engineers in Sinclair s Burner lab oratory. They Testa. My twi a. Sinclair super flame fuel Oil in every Type Burner. You Benefit from these tests when. In his Ai it a in j i aaa six. You buy super flame Oil. It is especially refined to give maximum heat per gallon in your Type Burner. Before you. A. Cd of Tahiti lilt y is Tuuu it or int comm Tike i. Order another drop of fuel Oil phone us. You la like our reliable delivery service. H. G. Ilde Htom Prospect Road agent High Point phone 4914

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