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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - December 31, 1939, High Point, North Carolina Section a b local news Anh want ads it tills Section the High Point Enterprise Section b local news and Wani ads in this Section vol 55�?no. 365 member associated press High Point. N. To sunday Mohning december 31, 1939 Complete Nea service Price i Ive cent City will Greet Advent of new year tonight a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a Ace of \ postal receipts of $256,385 set new record ii j no undue alarm is Spades Felt As result of prevalence of flu by John Mebane i was about to give up this column for lost today because i was a bit too scatterbrained i saturday to think of anything to comment on when e. L. Bennet turned up with a scrapbook dated july 1876, that contained enough information for half a dozen columns. Reopening of schools will not be delayed unless condition becomes aggravated despite reports of influenza convocation of churches will i was pleased although not in epidemic proportions in Overly surprised a to discover i that the jokes told Back yonder i Svei a sections of the state _ a a n Zunn a Mote than sixty years ago were j c Ltd health officer or. R. A. L oitv�,it0 j Cli i i o funnier than most of those told herring said yesterday that i today which still Isnit so much was no cause for a Sun of a recommendation Jokester of 1876. For the due alarm in High Point. Concurrent with a statement maybe you d like to know the j from Raleigh today by or. Carl v. Reynolds. State health officer that most cases of influenza reported in the state appear to be of a fairly mild variety or. Her-1 ring pointed out that a Survey of local physicians indicated that that the prevalence of sickness locally has been mild and few j i actual cases of influenza hav names of High Points streets Way Back yonder when this was a Little country Village. Well Here is an item clipped from a newspaper presumably the Enterprise Here Are the names of the afre ets in High Point. Please acquaint yourself with he Loca Tion As we will use them in the been reported. Or. Herring de future a a Fayetteville Salem Thomasville Washington English factory Greene Russell Mallory Clay Willowbrook Willoughby Road Lindsay Elm College cemetery Steele Centennial a Thurston Jordan Rankin Hamilton Mangum and Here Are a few bits of humor and Wisdom selected at fandom from the scrapbook my old out in Brown county Las sent me a Jar of brandied a aches said or. Lun Forth to Row of friends. Now while i met like peaches still i fully appreciate the spirit in which icy were tendered. A a a Laura Quot do you expect your Arriage to be a Happy one i Clara Quot of yes. I guess so. It if it in l Jack has promised scribed the illness As mainly j Quot acute respiratory infections a a common colds and conditions of Grippe. Superintendent c. F. Carroll. Jr., said that Quot unless the condition becomes aggravated we do not plan to delay the reopening i of the oily schools in Asheville. Charlotte and greens i Boro will remain closed a week longer for the Christmas holiday1 because of influenza. Mei Rease noted a joint study of the local conditions made by or. Herring and or. Carroll by contacting a Large number of physicians in the City j indicates that the number of i a acute respiratory infections has fallen off sharply since its Peak a week before Christmas. Or. Herring said the occurrence of this Type of illness this year is a not very much More than occurs seasonably each a if individuals will take proper precaution against exposure a he i said a particularly wetting of the i feet or chilling of the body the average person will escape illness of this Type. Care should also he taken to avoid Contact with those i infected since we know that acute i respiratory infections common j head colds Are communicable. A it is extremely Wise. Even in i the Mildest Case of acute Respi i oratory infections to go to bed to i avoid pneumonia when the Justin w. Nixon Ither a divorce or suicide so i health officer stated. Quot it by see i m not running much of i mistake to try to walk off a ii sat beside her on the in it la id As i saw the fancy dorks in her Hose i asked fur Why it was hut stockings Cost much More than socks. Shook her curb it a respiratory infections Vales the concerning the local situation or. Herring pointed out that a cording to information received from most of the City a physicians the majority of illnesses Are not i characterized by common symptoms of influenza. Generally he St men it it said the patients suffer from a a High fever and go to bed for a o doubt you think you re very of Day and rating that a y i i majority of the attacks Are not Greensboro dec. 30. A special a More than 2,000 delegates from churches and other religious organizations in every part of North Carolina will attend the fourth North Carolina convocation of churches to he held Here in the first Presby Terian Church on tuesday wednesday and thursday january 16, 17 and 18, states Rev. Ernest a Arnold. Durham Secretary of the North Carolina Council of churches organization which is sponsoring the convocation. Announcing the plans for the three Day session which will interest laymen As Well As ministers or. Arnold lists the names of outstanding National religious leaders who will take part in the various general sessions. Among them will he or. Justin Wroe Nixon of Colgate Rochester ibis a j vanity school. Rochester n. Y., cute who will make three addresses on the conference theme Quot the witness of the Church in a peril Ous Yule business Best in history of local office postmaster Clark believes increased receipts indicative of better business conditions postal receipts for the year just ending totalled $256,-385.01�?an increase of $12,-446.28 Over last year it was Learned yesterday from postmaster s. C. Clark. The total listed was through saturday at noon. Or. Clark reported the Christ i Mas business at the local Post j office wag the biggest in the a City a history from every Angle. As an example of the con j i tenuous gain in business at the j Post office or. Clark pointed i out that during the Peak five Days of the Christmas season in i 1932, a total of 130.000 first class letters and cards were i 1 handled by the. Post office Here. During the Peak five Days this i year that total grew to Morei than 400,000. Or. Clark attributed the Large i gains not so much to population increases but to better business during the past five years the j local Post office has added 22 a additional employees and is now i serving every Section of this City. One additional Rural route has i been added and a Post office has been opened in the negro Community to serve that Section fully. A a. A a a a Wuu i furniture Market opens january 22 i Ecke show expected to be satisfactory one plans i h in i d h ill v in am Mil Utti ret in socks come Low hied severe enough to he Ciar influenza. Iuse they Don t come near so a the jury brought in a verdict temperature he explained May not go Iii. The judge said have been largely responsible for Imoni Shingle to the prisoner the existence of numerous colds. Quot after this you ought to keep rather than because of contagious in from had company a i infection. The week before Christ music Al features Raymond Brietz director of music in the Church of meeting hat arranged musical features to give added interest to the general discussion programs. The Guilford College a Capella choir will open the convocation with a thirty minute program. The Bennett College choir will present a Twenty minute program on wednesday afternoon and another at ally com erday for those a in furniture and Rug Market which opens its midwinter session Here on january 22 j for a two weeks run. Approximately 2 it 0 exhibitors will be housed in the Southern furniture exposition building about a dozen More in the Tom i Duson exhibition building Aud i numerous others in display space j about the City. Cautious and watchful optimism was being expressed Here for this year s first Market session with exhibitors neither anticipating a i record volume of business nor expecting a Dull Market. That prices will be up slightly above those at the summer Market j was generally expected in View of i the increasing prices of materials. Local stores to stay open All Day monday several churches planning watch night services for tonight thousands Well hundreds anyway will remain up tonight in a Wake for the year 1939, and for the Advent of 1910 which will put in its tender appearance at the stroke of Midnight. Nineteen Hundred and thirty Ine was a momentous year be which saw the birth of Eagle wars of upgrade business us of a thousand and one Hanges in the world but As usual there will he few who will regret its passing. What the new year will hold few can predict with accuracy hut Many looked Forward to better business in this nation although the picture in Europe loomed As an Ever darkening one. But tonight there will be merriment when the clocks Boom Midnight As Many celebrate the old year s passing with a bedlam of sound. Others will celebrate in a diff rent Way a at worship in churches which Are holding watch night services praying for Good Ortune for the world in the new year. Several High Point churches have planned such services and one of them will last until Dawn monday. Monday will he a Semi Holiday in the City. Schools Are not scheduled to reopen until january 3. County and City offices it except for w works of emergency Tate and Federal government offices. Hanks and other institutions we ill be closed for the Day. Stores generally however will min open. And no of bration total of $640,446 spent on budding activity in High. Point during year building activity in High Point luring 1939 represented an estimated expenditure of $640,446, it was revealed yesterday in a nip dilation of construction work by the office of the buildings inspector. D to an Tendance s of the v a in a min to Ltd i or amp in Prog Rani on t h u Ruday 11 a a cry i step Tinga Quot i he variability of the season in the Greensboro College glee club satisfactory Market with no sen will sing wednesday evening and j National developments in the off the effect of the wage Law on overhead exr other factors. Indications Aho pole other record breaking figure for the two we Winter show. I Quot yes your Honor Quot the prison said a you will not see me Lin in a him v my i \ i id i ii i uti e How Many apples did Adam and a at ? mss. Be recalled was warm then it was wet for a period of about eight Days before turning rather cold. The number of reports have been decreasing each succeeding Day. Or. Herring said and Quot very Little indication of excessive 111 say eve 8 and Adam 2 Ness has been called to the pattern a total of to i v n a Ture the thing out far Dlf gently. Eve 8 and Adam 8 also total la and yet the above figures Are Dir Ely wrong of eve 8 and Ion of this concerning the possibility of Mist polling the opening of the a Bools. Or. Herring said a after to dying the whole situation i i t see justification for closing Ira 82, certainly the total will i the schools As the situation is 90. Scientific men however now. Of course when Large num the strength of the theory hers of children Are brought to to the antediluvian were a tether in the schools there will8 011 for a of giants reason something he some spread of acute respiration tory infections already existing eve 81 and Adam 82�?total among those returning to school. That should not be serious How wrong again what could be Ever. Exclusion of children from re than if eve 81 and Adam the schools wont have a great the total was 893? Deal of effect on the general popu f eve 811 and Adam 812.jtation. The sickness is largest in he adult superintendent Thomas r. On thursday afternoon the Greensboro High school a Capella choir directed by or. Brietz j will be heard. Two afternoon institutes of music will further enrich the convocation program. They will be under direction of i mrs. Xiv. H. Davis Asheville. I president of the federation of music clubs of North Carolina. As for the general sessions of it the three Day convocation they j will bring to North Carolina the greatest concentration of nationally famous religious leaders the state has Ever seen. Among them will be or. Paul j. Braisted. General Secretary of the student Volunteer movement new York City Rev. Harry c. Munro director of adult work and extolling. Hilliard memorial will hold program student night service ill be conducted the senior b. P. U. Of the Hilliard memorial Baptist Church will sponsor a Quot student night Quot l Ogi a in at the Church tonight it was announced yesterday. Quot student night Quot is an origination of or. Frank h. Leaven Secretary of student Union work in the South. The program is held d hour the estimated expenditure reps and resented a considerable decrease j under the $1,074,828 expended during 1938, hut it was pointed i out that 1938 saw the erection of the Emerywood court apartments the new freight depot the professional building and the big Star store which accounted for an expenditure of More than $417,000, the expenditure in 1937 was $745,922. That in 1936 was 1592,782, and that in 1935 was $480,027, a total of 9 32 permit for building and repair work was issued during the year just ending. Of that number 153 were Tor new residences constructed at an aggregate estimated Cost of $321,955 118 for new no residences representing an expenditure of $106,701 506 for repairs to residences at a Cost f $lu9,o67, and 155 for re airs to non residences at an expenditure of $102,725. March led All other months during the year in total value of building 82 permits representing an expenditure of $80,201 having been issued during that month. April ranked second As 76 permits representing a value of $74,201 in construction were issued. The largest number of new residences�?22�?were erected in april. The largest number of new non-residences�?15�?saw a tie Between september and october. The number of permits issued and amounts represented during the other months of the year were As follows january 63, $33,27 4 february 45, $32,610 May 53, $19.-859 june. 58, $48,541 july. 60, $37,406 August 82. $61. 608 september. 104, $73.941 october 141, $70,057 now tuber 89, $40,008 december 79, $38,738. The december permit record. Iso released yesterday showed a total of "9 permits issued with an aggregate a spend lure of a 38,738 As compared with 56 a or Mats representing an expend ure of $29,706 in december of last year. Of the total permits issued in j december of this year six were Tor new residences aggregating $19,250 eight were for new non residences totalling $5,341 51 were for repairs to resold Encis totalling $ 1 1,524, and 14 were for repairs to non reside Ernes totalling $2,623, during the first six months of i he current fiscal year from july i through december 555 permits were issued representing a building construction value of c321.768, As compared to 443 permits totalling $334,779 for the corresponding six months of the last fiscal year. New residences erected Here during tile past several years and lie aggregate expenditures it presented were listed As follows in a comparative report 1939, 153, $321,955 1938, 173, $622,545 1937, 1 21, $329.-186 1936, 111, $277,942 1935. 58. $176,100 r the International Colin no he curl Hama ,waf8 Cli of religious education t when the students Are Home from Cage Rev. A. J. Muste detect of j their respective colleges of presbyterian labor Temple. I special music will be furnished new \ Ork it Ity or. J. Quintet j a Gay Kari it a t,.j0 of Curch Miller executive of Connecticu subjects to be discussed Are As Fol Council of churches Hartford Iowa Quot the Jap that student Union Conn miss Jeanette Perkins. Und the Church a by Worth Grant of Furman University Quot witness Hildrene a editor congregational publishing society Boston or. Howard Thurman Howard uni commander of nazi ship sends High Point friends greeting lug for Christ a by miss Nina car Ity Holt Mcpherson fort Lauderdale fin., dec. 30, commander of that nazi freighter Aoatua which took Haven in port Everglades Here when besieged by British naval guns has asked me to Onvey to his High Point Friend living a life that a Ltd a a in Quot by Quot a it hid not the total be 1623? believe the following to Bel superintendent Thomas r. I Howard Thurman Howard int Roll Quot Church loyalty air solution eve 814, Adam Foust of the county school system Versley Washington or Rhomas i a to Grubb 4uul.to do for Cam total 1638. Announced that All county schools a. I Ripp. Director of Church of can Pray a by Herbert Miller of Rill another calculation is As except one would reopen january tension in the Home Mission High Point College own if eve 814, Adam 812 j 2. As originally scheduled. The Board of the congregational and tin special program will Takel oblige eve total 82,056. I Bessemer school near Greensboro will reopen a week later because done to know who started that. Of the prevalence of influenza in somebody did Hack in 1876, that Section. As far As i m concerned no longer interested in How in apples eve 8 or Adam 82. Ewe to the Way Many thanks to us Martin for a swell Alite ride Way up Over the Tilbow thursday afternoon. It a pretty swell experience the first time i had Ever above the Clouds. I took a la of Cloud shot. Idiot g Ileal by speaking a some it i i think while we were in on our Heads. Trouble i could t Tell when we flying right Side up and Christian churches new York Tho place of the regular sunday Rev. M. Leo hippy director of i night preacher service. The serv adult work for the general Board j ice will begin at 7 30 of clock. Frederick Stengler a suave and i thoroughly likable Chap recalls pleasantly association with that i of Christian education Thea Sale of Auto License plates shows increase Over last year the local office of the Carolina motor club will he open monday to distribute License plates mrs Irene Crews manager announced last night. Already sales of 19 40 plates have shown a gain Over the number sold for 19 39 on the same in Down except i might dwt Ira Crews said that to Ion for a rather querulous got had been sold up to the Jug in the pit of my stomach closing hour saturday night bile the previous year there were a total of 10,677 sold making a gain of 124 with a heavy increase expected for the first part of the week. In addition to the 10.801 state licenses 4,114 City stickers have been sold. Mrs. Crews said. Thus far this year the state Avenue department Iiah realized in total of $1 03,658.79 in License Ieese from Tho local office. Methodist Church. Nashville Tenn. Among the state s religious Lead k who will take an Active role will be it. Rev. Edwin a. Penlick Bishop of the North Carolina diocese of the episcopal Church. Raleigh or. J. Kenneth Pfohl president of the provincial elders conference of the moravian Church in America Southern province Winston Salem or. John a. Bradway professor of Law at Duke University and director of the Legal Aid clinic. Or. Pfohl is president of the North Carolina Council of churches and Bishop Pieniek is chairman of the Council s executive committee. Large group of High pointers who in 19 36 made the North i Cape cruise with him As first officer of the Reliance. Harbor. And. Indeed it proved such a delightful occasion that As i left the ship late that night j with a gift of German fruit cake i told him the affair had been so enjoyable that i believed it he decided to Quot run for it past the British id be interested in going along for the Jolly company. I would have conveyed earlier this warm greeting from Cape to remain Neutral and Friendly i were not taken so kindly by the i Toast guard for the commander of base six called me As president of the club to Tell me the government regarded sternly the infraction by which we made Contact with the Orion and that any further such would result in vigorous action. There has been no further Contact with Hie Orion i in the name of the rotary club and of i can help it there won t be. But from throughout the nation there have come to in stores of letters for the Orion and in a forwarding them via new York. Gay party held it we As a Gay party aboard the i Natira where the whole Crew Stengler but i have been quite a a a Busy myself As i became involved unwittingly in this nation s determination to maintain a strict neutrality. As Many of you know Quot and remember me particular l the fort Lauderdale rotary club by to that Good looking or. Honoured me with its presidency Welch Harriss a shot the Alert nearly a year ago. We have an Little German who told the Brit exceedingly Active group the in ish to go jump in the Atlantic i Ler National service committee hens he follow them de int headed by a vigorous Aud spite the shot they put across Barless chairman. Commodore a. Bis Bow. Capt. Stengler recalls it. Brook. The Good Commodore pleasantly that trip and it was a native britishers who was Heil major item of our discussion i fore his retirement one of the while i was aboard the Arau a biggest figures in american adat his invitation to attend the Vert sing sent out at once a Christmas party he arranged for boat Load of papers Magazine bus ships company sunday night i cigarettes Candy and other gifts it was it once a thrilling and for those aboard has orlon the interesting experience to he pre British Cruiser watching outside sent at a Christmas Celebration the Harbor. To show rotary we aboard a vessel bottled under Quot played no favourites the com Hie watchful guns of the patrol Indore sent another Load Down Dux British warship outside the to the germans. But our efforts of 52 and the Captain consumed j Beer and made the Iron sides of the sturdy vessel resound with Quot silent night. Holy there was no evidence of a tightened rationing of food As reported in dispatches for there was As ample a spread As any group could wish and it was Good wholesome and in some respects fancy food. There was a Choice Between chickens lots of it and roast beef. Together with salads soups canned fruit and Beer and More Beer. Friday i took the president of rotary International Walter i. Head Down to the Araucua for a visit with Captain Stengler. While rotary is banned in Germany there was no Chance of hiking an argument Between those two who conversed de Roii Luied on Dag 8, Sec. It Bas been planned for monday. Because of the heavy demand for automobile License plates the local office of the Carolina motor Luh will also remain open monday. A a a a identification men to hear e. D. Coffey f. B. I. Inspector to speak next sunday at Raleigh inspector e. D. Coffey of the Bureau of identification Washington i. A. Will be the principal speaker at the meeting of the North Carolina association for identification when that organization meets in Raleigh on next sunday january 7, it was Learned yesterday from Lewis e. Williams of this City Secretary of the group. Tho conf Renoe sessions will he held at the Wake county court House and the opening meeting will begin at i 0 a. In. Speakers in the morning session in addition to inspector Coffey will include a. H. Young. Chief of the Raleigh police department w. Blackett solicitor of the seventh judicial District and Edwin Gill state paroles commissioner. There will he a luncheon at i of clock at one of the prison Camps and the afternoon session will Convene at 2 3d o clock with election of new officers As the primary item of business. W. Paul Whitley of Raleigh is president of the association j. W. Mcmahon of High Point is chairman of the Hoard of directors. J. Winder Bryan Raleigh Host Tor the meeting is a member of the Board of directors. Officers of the association urged a full attendance of All members laity Active and honorary at next sundays meeting. A gospel Tabernacle will hold service watch night service to be conduct etl tonight beginning at 7 30 o clock tonight and continuing past the hour of Midnight the annual candlelight service will take place at the gospel Tabernacle the watch night service will begin As the regular sunday night service with the pastor Rev. H. P. Williams preaching. Following this the communion service will be conducted. Immediately after wards the Young people of the Tabernacle who Are attending the Bible school will have charge of a special Young Peoples program. At la o clock a Quot Camp meeting will be conducted and this will be followed by the candlelight service from 11 30 to 12 Midnight. All who attend Are requested to bring a Candle. V. F. W. Post will meet Here of monday Hight High Point Post no. 619, vet Erana of foreign wars will hold its regular meeting at its Hall Here tomorrow night at 7 30 o clock it was announced last night. The unit i t ,000 tons Tea crop. I kingdom will of Ceylon s pre

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