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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 9, 1939, High Point, North Carolina Page twelve the High Point Enterprise Piedmont Center of Industry Imai Point North Carolina tuesday May 9, 1939 Kirkman eight councilmen take oaths at meeting today scrimp mayor pro tem new count ilijanic Domini i up appointed Grasson make Farewell speech o. Arthur Kirkman was a worn in As mayor of High Point Lins morning anti with him eight democratic co Hup ii members to form a new administration to govern the City for the next two years. A Brief induction ceremony was held at City Hall at which time or. C. S. Grayson retiring mayor and the eight member of the old Council turned Over the reins of government to the new Hody. Or. Grayson made a Brief Farewell speech expressing his gratitude for the cooperation he had received during his eight years in office and praising the Council for the work it had done during those years. In spite of the Bleak years or the depression he said the administration came through to retire with a Good credit rating. Quot the credit of High Point today is he declared adding that the voice of the electorate this wiring was a vindication of the councils policies. In Ugi a ii sikh h in a Short inaugural speech characterised by Little that could be described As oratorical. Mayor Kirkman outlined a few of the policies of the new administration and got Down to business by appointing new committees and opening the meeting for nominations and votes for mayor pro tem and clerk and treasurer. R. H. Sechrest was named mayor pro tem and miss Lois Welborn was reappointed City clerk and treasurer a position she has held for Many years with a Brief interruption arising out of a Legal technicality. Five of the members of the new governing body served on the retiring Council. They were r. H. Sechrest j. R. Ward. Earl n. Phillips c. A. Lewis and Edward Gurley. Or. Kirkman with councilmen Horace g. Ilderton and a z. Perkinson Are serving their first terms. Judge d. C. Mac rat of the High retiring mayor his successor inca ear meeting i. 0. 0. M. Tonic it 1 00 of clock 3104 n. Main St. A. Parham. Dictator j. C. Hendrix Sec. Remodel now we have ample funds available for remodelling. Come in foe full details. Atlantic i a loan Assoc a Tion Security Hank bldg. Phone 33si Givi your family the besi use la a refrigeration Nee oar Beautiful pm refrigerator a Price and term will up Rtse Roo Central ice Deli v eke company 312 Hest Broad Street phone 45s1 termites sri destruct vib Wood rating insects i nit you a re Unitive they Are not damaging your Home in a rugged you allow us to inspect for you free inspection a work fully guaranteed. General exterminating co. Dial 4391 a is tears experience a establish City Campaign Post on North main Headquarters for tile High Point a build c lean in. Paint t p campaigns will he located in the building formerly occupied by flu i Trow it Derby cafe Isi North main Street general chairman Charles Meldon hoi be announced this morning. Officer or others working Iii cooperation with the Campaign will the stationed at the office through the entire two weeks Campaign which will Ive inaugurated sunday morning May 14. The purpose of the office i to give out information to the Cam Mign the Federal housing administration Ami tither agencies furnishing Home building supplies through the Eha and tither general Antis tit those who wish to ctn Peraic in the drive can ii Man Holjes said. Other North Carolina cities a min Oring a similar drive anti experiencing successful results Are Raleigh Arm flock mount. Agriculture dept. Soil information available Here a new series of reports on erosion and related land use conditions in a number of representative areas recently announced by the it. S. Department of agriculture. Was begun with the first of the releases coveting conditions in the Reedy Fork watershed in Guilford county and this article is available to All Farmers in the area officials of the local soil j conservation office said this morn j int. Each Farmer will Abo receive a map covering that part of the watershed in which his farm is located. These copies May be obtained by calling by the project office of the service in the local Post office building or the Guilford county agent s office in Greensboro. Based on surveys based on surveys made by the in s. Soil conservation service the reports contain a wide variety of physical land problems officials stated. Besides a bowing the extent and degree of erosion they also prescribe the soils Topography. Drainage features and prevailing Type of agriculture. General recommendations for soil conservation Are Given and land conditions on individual Fields Are shown on the Large scale map. If is expected that these map will to employed by county and state land planning use committees and other planning group. Asheboro will observe annual memorial Day Asheboro. May 9�?the an Nual memorial Day to the Confederate soldiers will be observed Here tomorrow by the United daughters of the confederacy. The group will meet at the Home of mrs w. A. Underwood. With m s a 0. Redding and mrs a smite Host a proceed in a i cemetery on Salis there decorate the Confederate dead conducted by or. And a boy irk out or. S. Grayson left who retired a mayor of High Point today in favor of to. Arthur Kirkman rigid elected in a City election held last week. Or. Kirkman with a democratic Council took the oath of office today. Build clean up paint up1 committee sponsoring tin can1 matinee for youngsters red Hen rename Carpenter head death benefits evangelist d. Stedman Esse. An dts body to the c Bury Street and gave of the service will he i. R o Titan will sound taps. Observe Holiday the offices of the North Carolina state employment service will be cloned tomorrow in of Serrame of Confederate memorial Day. J. A. Gawthrop manager has announced. Claims scheduled for that Day should be presented on thursday. Paint up now Bly the Best Tiger Brand paint made by w. Lawrence f. H. A. Terms tin repair and remodelling. Parker Brown co. Phonic 40115 817 Oak St. Wrinkle gasoline service from exports saves serves satisfies 16 k a Sprinkle w5rvice station 1308 v main St. Tax Pau ceh on notice this is to notify the Public hat i will not he responsible for any indebtedness contracted for by Russell food store. 502 s. Main St., having sold the business to j. H. Phillips. Also i will not be responsible for any indebtedness of mrs j. By. Russell. This the 9th Day of May 1919. Signed /. A. Russell Point municipal court administered the oaths of office to new members. First in order of the new Busine a taken tip was approval of a Resolution introduced by councilman Perkinson calling for regular sessions of the Council the first and third wednesdays of each month with a proviso for special sessions. Later during the meeting Atud in this connection mayor Kirkman expressed himself in favor of a policy of automatic adjournment of the Council for 24 hours in the event a quorum does not appear within 15 minutes after the scheduled meeting time of to of clock. The mayor said he expects to spend two or three hours a Day four Days a week in the service of the City and will be at a new office being outfitted on the third floor of City Hall during those hours. Meets again May 17 the Council will meet at its first regular session May 17. At which time it was indicated this morning. It will appoint a new prosecuting attorney juvenile court judge and a member of the City school Hoard. A vacancy on the school Hoard was created by the resignation of mayor Kirkman to take Over his new duties. The following new committees of the Council were named by the mayor Law and Public safety combined today a r. H. Sechrest chairman j. E. Ward and Horace g. Ilderton. Public works Earl n. Phillips chairman Horace g. Ilderton and Edward Gurley. Finance a Amos r. Kearns chairman Earl n. Phillips and m. 7,. Perkinson. Public utilities a. Lewis chairman. Edward Gurley and o. Arthur Kirkman it takes olm our dozen Dan to help the l Rie and see a free moxie saturday May 29 High Point youngsters will play an important part in the chamber of Commerce a Quot build. Clean up. Paint up campaigns which starts sunday through a program announced this morning by g. Curtis Smithdeal. Chairman of the publicity committee. The not so uncanny program will give each boy and girl in the City a Chance to see a special feature movie at the Broadhurst theatre by contributing 12 tin cans to the a tin can Village which will be located just North of the Southern railway on North malt Street. To each Young boy or girl who brings Vine dozen cans to the Heap Wilt be Given one free pass to the Broadhurst for the special a a tin can matinee saturday morning. May 20. Featuring Roy Rogers in a Frontier Pony express a the first chapter of a new serial titled Quot flying a men a and additional Shorti. J. S. Wright donated the use of the vacant lot for the tin can Village and the movie is being shown through the Courtesy of the Broadhurst theatre management. Or. Smithdeal stated. You nutters Xii Quot we wanted to give the youngsters in High Point a Chance to cooperate Iii the or. Smithdeal said Quot and we feel that there no Heitur Way than to let them mix business with pleasure. The Roy scout Are working with us at the site of the can Heap and Eaf h youngster i ticked to bring Quot contributions Between 4 and Vito of clock from tuesday afternoon through Friday afternoon next week to get passe for the matinee. This is just a Small Way in which we Hope to encourage persons owning vacant lots or places of business to clean up their properly in cooperation with the chamber of Commerce in the drive. That Why we re using this uncanny method of agree ship s old but not How old Manteo Roanoke Island May 9. experts agreed today that Tho Hulk of an ancient ship found on the outer Banks of Cape Hatteras was very old but w Ere not Able offhand to say just How old it might be. Joseph t. Holzbach superintendent of the maritime museum at Newport news. Va., and three member of his staff arrived Here yesterday to make a detailed examination of the ship which was a reel to View by a recent storm. Alpheus w. Drinkwater who found the ship. Expressed the opinion that the ship might be a 16th Century Craft and might have idled these Waters when sir Walter Raleigh established his ill fated Colony on Roanoke Island. Measles predominate in communicable diseases Twenty six cases of measles were included in the Communia Cable diseases reported to the City health department during the past week. Four cases of whooping cough one of chit Ken pox. And one of venereal disease were also included. City fire loss gains in april l Oss figures show total for present fiscal year at $44,734 a $3,378 fire to during the month of april maintained the total loss for the fiscal year at approximately $1 2,000 above the loss incurred t according to i j chief e. K. Ing i in april 1938 n ported. With two More ing in the fiscal yet incurred a total of losses against $1 year before. How of property at St preut year is on pared to $291,4 25 previous year ire released by in this morning fire loss was re month Romaine the City has $44,734 in fire 2,466 to the Ever the value Ake during the f $146,525 Cornute year before the figures revealed. Building loss alone during the to months passed of the present fiscal year stand at $20,441 against $25,-569 for the previous year. The ast month $2,628 incurred in the loss of $750 contents , the covered by insurance foaled. In fire Calls were mantling the past april in april 1 938, bringing do Ria Lowa building latter a figures sixty a sered for Timi t year to in apr 357 com ii 1938. In Mati heaths special to the Thomasville. Mary Elizabeth in formerly made her Asville died at the daughter mrs. J. C Ivy. Late monday Atte my a Short illness. Mrs Moore was a Vinson county the the late Andrew and Ris Kennedy. Her Henry Moore pre death by three year correction in figure of City election Cost through an error in mondays edition of the Enterprise it was reported that the Board of election spent $340 in excess of the $21,-055 allotted in the budget for election expenses. The total Cost of the election was $2,499.72. Sig Mem Yim no who a the youngest recruit Ever signed by a major league club buddy Meyer Bobby Feller j go wan you re not even warm. In 1938 at the National tournament in Wichita scout Jack Ryan of the j due cardinals signed Junior Ledford Junior is the infant son of Gene Ledford Pappy Ledford was the leading twirler of the 1937 semipro world series Japan is the Only Large country buying More american Cotton than a year ago. Enterprise May 9 a mrs. No re 77, who Home in Thoin Home of her Payne at trill Vernoon follow a native of a j daughter of i Rebecca mor j husband w. J Edo her in. The survivors include three daughters in. Payne of Trinity. Mrs. C. N. A j son and mrs. R. L. Finch of High Point three Brothers j. P., j. B., and e. D. Kennedy of Thomasville route one eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren. The Futural service will he held at the Home of mrs. Mason 300 Lindsay Street High Point wednesday afternoon at three of clock. Interment will follow in Tho Spring Hill cemetery. It. A. Ill till Ehm in Reidsville May 9�? it Flat funeral services were held today for Robert w. Hutcherson 77, former sheriff of Rockingham county who died yesterday. I. L. Thompson Denton. May 8. M. Leach Thompson. 83. Died this morning at his Home Denton route i after a Long illness. He is survived by four daughters. Mrs. Holmes Reid Denton mrs Lonnie Snyder Trinity route i mrs. Robert Copple Farmer and mrs. Lee Hur rat of the Home to grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Funeral service will be held at Denton me Holst Church tuesday afternoon at 3 o clock. Burial will be in the town cemetery. Women s Blind bogey tourney is postponed the Blind bogey Golf tournament. For All women players of the Emery Wood country club which a scheduled to be held tomorrow. May to has been postponed until thursday May la. According to an announcement made this morning. The postponement is caused to its conflict Ion with the invitation Golf tournament being held at Sedgefield tomorrow. Those playing Are expected to tee off Over the Enier Wood course at one of clock thursday afternoon it War stated today and those planning to participate Are asked to take note of the change in Date. Banquet tonight final session of convention in Greensboro tomorrow at the opening session of the annual state convention of the improved order of red men in Greensboro yesterday. John g. Carpenter of Gastonia was reelected president of the death benefits department. The convention loser wednesday. Other officers of the department Are c. Ward of Elizabeth City first vice president Bryan Hurd of Camerton second vice president w. Goodwin of Elizabeth City Secretary and e. H. Strunk of Wilmington treasurer. The session of the department which was attended by approximately 250 representatives from the 75 North Carolina tribes and councils of the order of red men and Pocahontas featured reports indicating a membership of 4.923 persons and a total net Worth of $81,598.40. At the opening of the set an address i of Welcome delivered by mayor pro tem John w. Mclennan was responded to by Bryan Hurd. Bernard Fowler and his orchestra played for the annual dance held last night in the ballroom of the King Cotton hotel. This morning at nine of clock meetings of the great councils of red men and pocohontas took place. A. S. Hollowell of Eden a ton great Sachem of North Caro i Lina presided Over the men s i meeting in the absence of mrs. I Sara Tucker of Greenville great Pocahontas mrs. Marie Wallace of Gastonia Wenoah. Who will be raised to mrs. Tucker a present office wednesday presided Over the women a gathering. Another session was scheduled for this afternoon and at the annual banquet to be held tonight Andrew Joyner general manager of the Greensboro daily news and record will be toastmaster. . Wachter of Hagerstown md., past great Inco Honee will be chief speaker at the final session tomorrow morning and w ill raise the great Council officers to their station. He is representing great Inco Honee Edgar c. Levy of los Angeles Calif. A a Grant 6 divorces in civil action six Divorcee were granted this morning in the first session of a one week jury term of civil cases in the municipal court with judge d. C. Macrae presiding. Granted on grounds of two year separation were the following a m. Walker from Emma Coleen Walker Jessie Bonderman from Scott Lenderman Floyd e. Thomas from Mary a. Thomas. Paul e Allen from Gladys Wardell Allen and Macon Treece from Nellie to cede. Hazel Whitt was granted a divorce from Floyd Whitt on statutory ground. Underwood infant passes after few weeks illness friends of or. And mrs. Roosevelt Underwood will regret to barn of the death of their let month old daughter Juanita Alberta Underwood which occurred j at 6 20 o clock this morning at jibe Home of the parents High i land Avenue Extension. The child j had been ill for the past few i week and in a serious to tit ton since saturday. The baby was born in Guilford county july i 1938. The i daughter of Roosevelt and Alberta Luther Underwood. Surviving beside the parents Are one brother. Oliver Gray Underwood j the grandparents. Or. And or. Al j. Underwood and or and mrs. A. L. Luther All of this City funeral services will be conducted wednesday morning at la of clock from the Home. The Servile will be in charge of Rev. T. J. Smith pastor of Highland methodist Church. Interment will be made in Worth Ville cemetery Worthville n c. It Mcdonald Allen Jay speaker cites importance education Bliss Ekie Readfield evangelist of Baltimore md., will conduct a revival meeting at primitive apostolic holiness Tabernacle in ginning May the 11tll. At 7 80 p. M. The revival will continue beginning at the a tame hour for eleven Days. Miss i Trad Field comes to High Point highly recommended by Rev. Jim la. Green president of Peoples Bible school. The Public is cordially invited to attend these services. Two divorce actions on file in municipal court two new actions for divorce have been filed in the office of the clerk of the municipal court. Everett c. Peace yesterday afternoon filed action against Jewell Baker peace on grounds of two years separation and Annie rho Weaver filed action this morning against Joseph Trotter Weaver jr., on the same grounds. Or. Ralph w. Mcdonald speaking at the graduation exercises at the Allen Jay High school last night stressed the importance of the Public school system to democratic processes in government. Quot democracy where its seeds have been sown in Fertile soil has brought Forth the Best of fruit but in nations where its seeds have been sown sparingly and among thorns and in Rocky ground it has perished. One of the greatest threats to the survival of our democracy is our passive attitude toward our Public the speaker pointed out that North Carolina threatens its Public school system by its failure to heighten the standards of the teaching profession and by its failure to lift itself from the Bottom most ranks in the matter of teachers salaries. Or. Mcdonald inspired his Audi ence of several Hundred people when he made reference to an incident in the life of Bishop rond Thaler in his Home City of Winston Salem. He challenged the graduates to adopt the attitude of Bishop Rondthaler when upon being presented a plaque by the citizens of Winston Salem for having made the most outstanding contribution to the civic life there he could Only say that he hoped to be Able to do better. The speaker we ent on to Praise the Public school system of North Carolina and said that the framework of education in North Carolina was inferior to none anywhere in the world but that graduates from its institutions and the people of North Carolina As a whole should pledge themselves to do better for Educ Athol in this state. Banks clock tomorrow announcement was issued this morning that All Banks in the City will be closed tomorrow in Observance of Confederate memorial Day. Bird roofs approved applicators phone 2491 North a Veronn St. 3 years to pay High Point roofing co Biro i nip it it off ducts t for rent Central location steam heated Brick building with heavy duty elevator suitable for warehouse manufacturing or wholesale sprinkled Low insurance rate and r r siding 24,000 Square feet floor space including dry basement. Phone 44 4# j. H. Kalte 210 Shirley Avenue leads fall three in High priced car features now Only Here show a fall 3�?� Low priced cars stack up on 25 important features found in most High priced cars 4 has 20 �4 has 9 has 7 since a eau 3�?� Low priced Cert Cost about the a ame Plymouth s big advantage in advanced features shows its the Best buy All silent transmission a delivered in Detroit including front and rear bumpers bumper guards spare wheel tire and tube foot control for headlight beam with indicator on instrument panel Ash tray in front and rear. San visor safety Glass and big trunk space 19.3 pm. Feet. 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Plans for the decoration of the Graves of deceased Woodmen at Oakwood memorial Park and Oakwood cemetery at an Early Date will he formulated also there will be discussions of the approaching 3 7th anniversary meeting to he held june 6, when honors will be paid approximately 35 Mem Bern who have been with the local Camp 25 years or Mote. The Piedmont Camp was organized june to. 1902, has gathered strength through the 37 years of its existence and now holds an enviable record among the women of the state named a is i it a it pastor special to the Enterprise Thomasville. May 9 a g. Dwight Conrad son of or. And mrs. Curtis Conrad of near Thomasville. Has been appointed As assistant pastor of the St Marks lutheran Church in Charlotte according to an announcement by the officials of the Church. Mme Fay gifted Reader reads your entire life past present and future. 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