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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - February 9, 1939, High Point, North Carolina Section b local news and want ads in this Section tue High Point Enterprise Section b local news and want ads in this Section vol. Of. 40 Mem ukr associated pkes8 High Point. N. C., thursday a it Kroon. February 9. 1939 Complete sea be Pivk k Price five cent High Point shops await Quot Dollar Good buys to in set out in ocal shops rain fails to Dampen enthusiasm for coming two Days of bargains by a. A. Divins rain today did not Dampen in he least the spirit of High Point merchants. They waited on ens omers As usual and As Opportunity offered itself busied then a Pimp making ready Foith. Two a treat Dollar Days Friday and saturday of this week. Dollar Days in february Are Rule harbingers of Pring what Sver the ground hog has said bout the weather. Many City Mer Hants have been to Northern markets and the shelves of their Tores Are bulging with Choice Ner Chandise and today they Are parking Down numerous articles which will Appeal to buyers and Ive added zest to the always in resting preparations for apr i i at. The office of the High Point merchants association this morn no it was Learned that Lentos had teen sent out to All the members it of the association asking for toleration in making the Dollar lays of this week the Best in High Points history. The re poses that have been received ire indications that customers at not stores and shops Toner of and saturday will see much o Gladden their Eves and Appeal o their ideas of Thrift. Business since Christ Maha pen much hotter than Tift Roe. I nary in 1 937 the n but mid Tinter furniture Market held in his City resulted in orders far in id Vance of last year s business for he similar season. Huh Points arteries Are Busy and there is no Onger talk of the a a re Sesmon a re Jewed Confidence is in the air and is fortunate that the people of his Section will have the torpor Unity on Friday and saturday to How their appreciation of Tho merchants of High Point who have a Ade such rapid strides in getting Cady for tile More prosperous ays . Enlarged sales forces courteous treatment always and the latest id Hest a i mat hods of Dis itching Besim is will assure All customers Friday and saturday ugh Point Dou. It d \ \ s the Hev will get super values at the a West possible prices. Executive officers chamber of Commerce at a meeting Here yesterday tile High Point a a in her of Commerce re elected its executive officers for another term. They Are left to right i. Paul Ingle president it. A. Kirkma ii vice president a. Idol treasurer and Frank j. Sizemore held in Gas station robber Yarrel to Ted Morri. Marion Weaver a liar in Vuncannon Guilford county deputies stained in High Point last night a rested three Var All rest int Sof a Community South of he Coly in connection with the of Here and attempted robbery int week of the filling station of. J Hendrix at the intersection f Fairfield Road and Highway to 1 held in City jail Here today on charge of breaking and enter la and larceny is Marion Wear 19, of High Point route 4. Leaver is also charged w a Hgt a Morris is. And Charlie Vuncannon. Of the same addles Ruth attempt to break and enter he service station the Hendrix service station is broken into last saturday ight and a Quantity of it Gar it is and sundries taken. On the thursday night preceding that ate an attempt was made to enter the station by pricing a company made defendant in $15,000 suit in ii action grows out of wreck on Highway special to the Enterprise Greensboro feb. 9 a suits for damages aggregating More than $15,000 were flied against the Gibson ice create company of High Point and Clifton Pearson in the office of the clerk of Guilford county Superior court. The suits were flied by r. D. Vance and t. A Vance jr., travelling salesmen of Chattanooga Tenn. The plaintiffs allege that on july 18, 193s, the car in which they were driving from High Point to Greensboro was met on a curve by a Gibson company guck driven by Pearson was crowded into a ditch struck and wrecked by the truck which then overturned. R. D. Vance alleges that because of knee Chest and shoulder injuries received in the collision he spent 11 Days in a High Point Hospital. T. B. Vance jr., states he spent several Days in the Hospital undergoing treatment for injuries to his left leg and a Calp and both claim that their earning Power As commission salesmen was considerably damaged in that they were partially disabled during july. August. And september the busiest months of their working year. R. D. Vance seeks to recover damages of $7,890. And t. B. Vance jr., of $7.soo.report Hill Sale unconfirmed Here Rockingham feb. 9. A a Sale of the Grenado knitting Mui at Everett Lake by John Everett. Jr., to g. J. Johnson of High Point and m. I. Bales of Thomasville was announced today. The Purchase Price was not o. J. Johnson officer of the High Point spinning Miu and the Pickett Cotton Mills today declined to confirm a report that he with m. L. Bales of Thomasville had purchased the Grenado knitting Mill at Everett Lake. Or. Johnson said however that he had been negotiating with the Mill owner hut had a noting at All to report at this capital Short shots state deaths is. Arrix a panes the Enterprise Bureau i Commerce Street phone 535 Thomasville. Feb. 9. Fun ral services for mrs. Amma a terse 68, who died at the Home t Trinity route i tuesday were inducted at the Tabernacle m k lurch at 3 p. In. Wednesday afternoon the services we Ere colluded by the pastor Rev. Paul Aylor and a former pastor Rev i. W. Alaji during the services a f. Loot it 1 a Iii earns Sang the co lotions pallbearers were Edward eve re to Bert Carl and Meldon Rich Edson and Jim Black All Neph a s of the or. I1es. I it it a i w As n the Church cemetery. I w cd Vii Henderson feb. 9�? pm funeral services were held to a for Latt w. Brame 60. Who As killed last night in North Lenderson when struck by a Seaward air line southbound Pas anger train. Brame court officer to the Anre county grand jury leave widow five children three stepchildren his Mother a Tother and two Sisters Coroner a. T. Baseball an i offers investigated but a jury Ras not restore historic old buildings in new Bern new Bern feb. 9.pm a historic Tryon Palace and other colonial buildings Here May be restored As a project of the daughters of the american colonists. The patriotic organizations National Board of management gave its approval in a Resolution adopted recently in Washington. Tryon Palace was built by Royal governor William Tryon in 1767-70 at a Cost of $80,000. It a his Home and government Headquarters in tills province. The first state Assembly w As held there in 1777 and the first governor. Richard a Aswell was inaugurated there. President George Washington later entertained in the Palace. Fire destroyed All hut one Wing in 1798. It was estimated that in addition to the historic Wing More than 130 structures Here were a Century or More Harry Hopkins was a Quot grandpa tuesday new York Fob 9.�?Secretary Harry l. Hopkins�?49 Tim year is Quot grandpa now. His daughter in Law mrs. Cherry Preisser Hopkins former stage dancer gave birth to a six and one half Pound daughter in a Hospital tuesday. Mother and child Are a doing Well a attendants a d. Mrs. Hopkns was 19 and her husband David a new York advertising Man was 22 when they married at Gretna la., on june 22, 1937. Enterprise Bureau sir Walter hotel it Heng i a \ Eidel. And Lynx vis bet Raleigh feb. 9. A Louis h. Wilson publicity chief for the department of agriculture and Secretary to the Board of agriculture is indignant. He denies vigorously that he was put out of a joint meeting of the Hoard and a House agriculture subcommittee. News men found him in his office wednesday while the Hoard and the committeemen were meeting upstairs. They had just Fried to get in themselves and had been told the session was super secret and enormously executive so they twisted Louis about having been thrown out of a meeting of the Board of which he is the official Secretary. A i was not thrown out a loudly declaimed or. Wilson. A it s True that i went out for a minute and when i went Back they just let me in. They did no to run me out though i just get Back attendance of sessions has Boon extremely Good so far this session. Take wednesday for example. There Wasny to a thing controversial or important scheduled to come up. Yet Roll Calls showed that 114 out of the full membership of 120 were present for duty. Among those to whom floor courtesies were extended by speaker Libby Ward yesterday were mrs. It. S. Page wife of the Bladen Bombshell and James \. Powers former solicitor of the sixth judicial District. Grady Withrow Rutherford s gift to the House took a punch at punch boards yesterday introducing a Hill levying a tax of one Dollar on each such Board in North Carolina with the exception of one group of bottling plants inherited by a non resident from the former owner who lived in North Carolina every such Plant in the state is owned by citizens of North Carolina the finance committee was told this week by j. P. Gibbons of Hamlet one of the largest bottlers of loft drinks in the state. Or. Gibbons said he did not believe this was True of any other major Industry. Growers from the san Hills. A wag said a you peae Herino can to Jet in the Peanut politicians have the c. D. Matthews spokesman for the peach men a Aid that they weren t going to change the setup inside very much. A up a an uts spell peanuts and be a cd is spells peaches. All we Are going to do is to Swap pm some Quot aches for some p. 8. The peach men got in and made the Trade. Anti Abc folks Many of them do not even Call themselves a a dries anymore Are elated Over the vote in Hertford county last saturday and Are looking now to Richmond county which votes on feb. 21 to further halt the March of Legal liquor. The sedate Senate Seldom applauds though the House often does. Yesterday some senators forcibly restrained their desire to applaud. Senator Tom Gold j of Guilford asked for the courtesies of the gallery for Quot Bob i King Dean of the bar of Guilford county. 84 years old and has t missed a democratic convention in 50 other a a courtesies were asked by senator Spruill for some of his Bertie county constituents. He prefaced his remarks by suggesting that his a pauper the senator from Forsyth millionaire Gordon Gray ought to Contact these Down easterners if he a Hopes to preside Over this body two years from now Quot senator Gray smiled and made a Little note in his notebook. The North Carolina democratic club of Washington d. C., does t ilk even a Little bit the idea of doing away with Absentee voting. They go further than that and ask for Absentee registration. A petition read in the Senate at request of Jack Morphew chairman of election committee and in the House a by request stated that the club had 1000 members representing 5000 North Carolina voters and that All of them wanted the Absentee privilege retained. When or. Gibbons concluded his milk several members of the committee came Over to a Hake hands with him. Someone remarked that that indicated he had made a Good impression upon the committee. said an old timer a a that a what they do to a Man just before they hang Guilford a Rupert Pickens who is recognized As one of the leaders of the a Economy bloc coined a new expression. Referring to some of his proposed Cut he called them a a reconstructed the agricultural committee room was overflowing with Peanut growers from Down cast the Hall was clogged with peach motion picture shown at the rotary meeting the rotary club today was shown a motion picture giving the Story and the process of Rayon. In charge was h. M. Bailey jr., of Greensboro with miss Deans. Of the Public school faculty assisting him. In addition to the program group the visitors present were rotarians t. B. Bledsoe of Greensboro and c. V. Richardson of Troy and James e. Foscue of High Point and Lewi Kress John h. Winter of new York and Harry d. Gaines of St. Louis and Parks Motlow of Augusta a. President Amos Kearns presided at the meeting of the club. The state bar and state Maxis rates association Bill revising the whole Justice of peace setup. Reviewed in this correspondence last week has been ready for introduction some Days hut cannot and a daddy. Several legislators have been approached hut they Are afraid of it. Indications Are that it May have to go in under the Handicap of a by of Viator Ralph Gardner who does t propose any statewide Hills because he thinks that might be presumptuous for a Young freshman has asked that his county of Cleveland be placed with Mecklenburg among those in which a Justice of the peace cannot remove a Case to another magistrate of his own selection. The Gardner Hill for Cleveland provides that if a Case is a sworn out from under a magistrate it goes directly to the county recorder s son of or. And mrs. Caughron Dies in Hospital Thomas Arlin Caughron 16-month-old son of or. And mrs. W. O. Caughron Trinity route i. Died last night at a local Hospital after an illness of one week. Surviving Are the parents one brother Steven Mccoy Caughron. And a sister Glenda Gay Caughron both of the Horny. Funeral services were to be held this afternoon at 2 30 of clock at mount pleasant methodist protestant Church in Randolph county. Burial was to follow at the Church for Carrier License denied Hedrick. U. Refuges petition of local motor lines Washington feb. 9. A was a an interstate Commerce commission examiner advised the commission today that the application of James Everett Hedrick j owner of the Hedrick motor lines. For authority to operate under the motor Carrier act in transportation of general commodities in twelve states should be denied. The examiner appointed to investigate Hedrick s application reported that Hedrick May been i titled to operate As a Carrier of farm produce and fruits but not As a Carrier of general commodities. On and before june i Hedrick did transport farm produce and fruits the examiner said. And i he is therefore entitled to a License to operate under grand a father clauses of the motor Carrier act. Shipping records indicate that after june i 1935, Hedrick transported furniture from High Point i but in order to obtain a License covering this operation under the act he will have to submit an-1 other application and prove that his service is in demand. A fired Quot or quit is question whether a High Point furniture worker was a fired from i Hie Job or quit of his own free j will was problem of fact a state unemployment compensation commissioner took with him to a Leigh today for solution. Patrick h. Ward a former employ of the Denny Roll and j panel company filed a claim with the commission for unemployment compensation averting among other things that he was discharged by hts employer after a controversy regarding the hours he should work. The employer on the other hand declined to certify for the commission that aet of purported facts contending that Ward was not discharged hut on the contrary. Quiches Job. A hearing was conducted Here this morning under commissioner Marion Graves to determine whether Ward were eligible for compensation under the Law which provides for such benefits in Case of discharge hut denies them where the employ leaves his Job of his own volition. Ward attempted to substantiate his claim that it was a Case of unvarnished firing on the grounds that three Days after he had asked that his hours of work be modified on account of the illness of his wife. He had received a notice that his services would no longer be required. The employer on the other hand appeared with a different version of the circumstances contending that wards petition was in the form of a mild ultimatum that if his hours were not changed he would quit. The entire question of fact and its application to the Law was dumped into the Lap of the commissioner. A decision in the Case the parties thereto were informed will follow . F. Pierce Dies Here today after two Day illness Ell known resident of pity passes away Ralph f. Pierce 53, died at a local Hospital shortly before to of clock thursday morning or. Pierce had been in his usual health having worked in Thomasville tuesday. He was taken suddenly ill tuesday night and was brought to a local Hospital wednesday afternoon. His death comes As a distinct Shock to his Lainily and Many friends. Or. Pierce was born in Iredell county july 8, 1885, the son of Franklin and Nannie Maline Pierce. He came to this City 32 years ago from Mooresville and for a number of year was engaged in the veneer business having been superintendent of the consolidated veneer and panel company and the Denny veneer company until they erased operation he was a regular attendant at he sunday school of the first evangelical and reformed Church. On december 23, 1906, he was married to miss Sarah Jester who resides at the Home place 642 Wesley place this City. Surviving Are the wife and three sons r. J. Pierce and a f Pierce All of High Point and j. L. Pierce of Scotland neck two daughters misses Elsie and Helen Pierce this City and one sister mrs. Tom Nance of Mooresville. Funeral services will be conducted sometime saturday the time and place to he announced later. Interment will he made in Oakwood memorial Park cemetery. No treasure pot dug up a by Thomasville Darky the Enterprise Bureau Commerce Street phone 533 Thomasville feb. 9. A a a there a nothing to with these words Lee Ensley prominent local negro spiked rumours that he had dug up a treasure pot with up to $4,000 in it. Ensley who was sick in bed when interviewed added however that he had dug up some Money on his property that he says �?~1 wa8 my own As i buried it several years ago after drawing it from a local Bank fearing that the Bank might fall As Many were doing at the Ensley declined to say How much was involved and refused to give the location in which he had buried the Money Aud recently dug it up. He gave pointed advice to local persons who might aspire to dig around in the Yard of his Home on cemetery Street thai a i Haven to any More buried and Don t intend to Bury any he said the reason for his decision was because the buried Money rotted so that he almost lost some of it. When asked which seemed to rot the most the Small or Largs denominational Hills Ensley said did no to notice but he added there were a number of Large Hills in the lot. Ensley said that he dug the Money up to pay several obligations in the City and took the rotted notes to the local Hank to be exchanged for new ones. The appearance of these old notes probably accounted for the rumours Over the City that he had found a a treasure Ensley owns and operates the City Barber shop on Salem Street. Or. E. H. Blackard Speaks to will hold training course students Guilford College for Thomasville Scouters or. Ethree h. Blackard pastor of Wesley memorial Church this City addressed the students of Guilford College yesterday morning in their convocation. The speakers theme was a visions of life work a and that these visions should be used for growth. He cited the example of Saint Paul who received a vision on the Way to Damascus and then made a great contribution to civilization through the Extension of christianity in Rise in Thomasville the enter Prus Bureau. 8 Coro Merce Street phone 535 Thomasville feb. 9. A a substantial increase in the num a her of indictments was recorded in the int Fly report of the to a lice department in Thomasville for the month of january. One Hundred and ten indictments were j filed during the month As against 99 for the month of december and 86 for the month of january5 of 1938. Eighty five indictments j during january were against White males nine against White i females 14 against coloured males and two against coloured females. Eighty seven convicted As com j pared with 78 for the month of december and 70 for january of last year. The amount of jail or Road sentences were recorded at a total of 56 months As compared with a total of three months for the month of december and six months for the corresponding month of j last year. The greatest number of indict ments were registered against i drunks with 34 indicted and All convicted. Violation of motor vehicle Laws. Including drunker j driving accounted for 27 indictments with 17 convicted. Sixteen were indicted for liquor Law violation with la convicted. Eleven were indicted for assault simple and otherwise and the remainder for miscellaneous offences during the discount company All Sui. Against motor firm on trial Here today trial of the civil action of the american discount company against the w. And s. Motor company began before judge d. Macrae this morning in a jury term of municipal court. The Case was expected to reach a jury this afternoon. The Enterprise Bureau 8 Commerce Street phone 533 Thomasville feb. 9.�? a Scouter training course will is held Here starting february 15. It was announced today by Austin Elliott. The course will end with an All night hike and Camp by the graduates of the training course and a number of local boy scouts. The course will he conducted by Austin Elliott with the assistance of Bob Williams and wll Lla Loflin and the purpose will be to train scout leaders and troop leaders in scout work. The first meetings will be held at the methodist Church and a later meeting place will be announced action filed in municipal clerk s office action was filed in the office of the clerk of municipal court this morning by Henry a. Emerson asking an absolute divorce from Mabel Emerson on grounds of two years separation. When the weather Man says slow collector Cincinnati. It pm attorney Carl t. Mark Ley paid $5 too much in court fees in a land registration in 1916. Yesterday he walked into the county clerks Oft a and got his Money kept for 23 years in an envelope marked with his name. Wrong Nimbkar los Angeles. A District attorneys investigator John Mcdonnell picked up his Telephone and heard two men exchanging horse race information. Quickly tracing the Calls he sent officers to two downtown building but when they got i there the Birds had flown j an obliging Telephone operator had reported the crossed wires. Photographic examiners end applicant tests Charlotte feb. 9.�?�? the state Board of photographic examiners concluded today its tests of applicants for licenses to practice photography in North Carolina. The examinations started yesterday at the conclusion of the annual convention of the North i Carolina photographers association which elected r. W. Barnett of Charlotte As president it. A. Culbertson of Asheville vice president h. A. Flint of Greensboro Secretary and h. A. Hartis of Charlotte Ville rotary hears Turner Thomasville feb. 9.�?the Thomasville rotary club met wednesday noon at the methodist hut after skipping the last weekly meeting because of the joint rotary Lions football banquet. A program was presented by m. L. Bales featuring As principal speaker Thomas Turner jr., attorney at High Point. Turner was introduced by h. R. Kyser local attorney. Turner gave an interesting history of Law tracing the history of the Laws of the United states Back to the English system of Laws. He compared our system of Laws with that of several other i countries and asserted that although our court procedure is seemingly slow we should be i thankful that we have so Fine a j system of Laws. He urged a bet-1 Ter understanding of the Laws of this country by the citizenship j and deplored the fact that we know so Little about the history of our Laws. Several visitors were present from the High Point rotary club e. L. Auman Hal Davis Carl Marlon Jake Froelich and Bill Campbell. New kind of tire gives you a dry track stops when ifs wet and kiddy a every year thousands of Motorist Are injured thousand of cars Are damaged As unsafe tires lose their grip and skid crazily Over Slippery highways. But Goodrich engineers after testing designs by the Hundred have developed a revolutionary tire tread that turns the wet Road j under your car into a dry tracked tread that protects you against skids in All directions Forward sideways and in reverse. Yes the new Goodrich safety Silvertown we Ith this amazing Lifesaver tread will Stop you seconds quicker a in any wet Road emergency than you be Ever stopped before. And done to forget Silver towns Are the Only tires with the Golden ply to protect you against dangerous High Speed blow outs see us today. Saw i Quot for safety a Sake riot on safety Silvert owns Rev. W. T. Winslow to be speaker at Union Tabernacle Rev. W. T. Winslow Well known local preacher will speak this evening at 7 30 at the prayer service of the Union Tabernacle. On Prospect Street. The Union Tabernacle is a newly formed a denominational work and or. Winslow will speak in the absence of the pastor Rev. S. E. Taylor who was called away on account of the death of mrs. Taylor s Mother. Fat Goodrich safety Silvertown life Saver tread Golden ply blow out Protection conomy Auto store i n c of f a t t p e. M. Dudley manager a Joi North main Simi 42 Kat main Street High Point x. Thomasville x. A

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