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Roanoke Rapids herald. [volume] (Roanoke Rapids, N.C.) 1931-1948, December 12, 1935, Image 13

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STATE NEWS
(Special to The Herald)
Raleigh, Dec. 9. - Willard L.
Dowell, secretary of the N. C.
Merchants Association, admits he
is thinking of entering the race
for State Auditor in the June pri
mary, opposing Baxter Durham,
incumbent. Chester O. Bell, pris
on department auditor, and Geo.
Adams, assistant director of Lo
cal Government, are also playing
with the idea. Both opposed Au
ditor Durham in the last primary.
By the time this is read more
than a million automobile owners
in the state will have application
cards for the 1936 licenses. Own
ers may secure the licenses for
next year December 15, and are
required to have them by the end
of that month. They are asked to
submit the application cards when
aPPPlying, as that will save time
in issuing licenses and tags. Li
censes will cost less this time, due
to the reduction made by the
1935 General Assembly.
Licenses to sell insurance in
North Carolina were issued in No
vember to 106 applicants who
passed the examinations given by
the State Insurance Department,
Commissioner Dan C. Boney re
ports. Twenty-eight failed to pass
the tests. Two of the successful
ones are women, Miss Jeanette
Reece, Durham, and Mrs. Vivien
R. McKenzie, Southern Pines. Al
bert G. Atkins, Scotland Neck,
was among those licensed.
Suit has been started in Wake
Superior Court to test the ruling
of Commissioner of Revenue A. J.
Maxwell requiring the $10 sales
tax on automobiles bought out
side the State before license for
their operation will be issued. W.
A. Powell, Rockingham county,
bought a car in Danville, Va., and
paid the $10 sales tax before li
cense would be issued. He paid
under protest and is suing for re
covery of the tax.
Direct Federal relief ended in
the State last week. City and
county authorities will have to
take over this form of relief for
\ the several thousand people in the
' State who do not have or who
have no one to engage in work re
lief under the WPA program. A
bout 50,000 have been given jobs
by WPA but many more will need
direct relief through the winter.
‘ Examinations for licenses to
practice law in North Carolina
. will be held on January 27. Ap
\ plications must be filed with Hen
11* ry ,M. London, secretary of the
iStao Bar by December 15. Only
41 had filed up to Saturday, last,
( but 100 or more are expected to
j apply. Casualties have been heavy
in recent years and many of the
applicants will be repeaters.
i The State WPA office had pro
vided 1073 work jobs to employ
48,655 unemployed persons, up to
the end of last week, Director
George W. Coan, Jr., announces.
E. F. Allen, Lenoir, appointed
recently by Governor Ehringhaus
as a member of the State High
way and Public Works Commis
sion, succeeding Luther Hodges,
of Spray, resigned, was sworn in
Friday before Associate Justice
Heriot Clarkson. The commis
awarded contracts for about
$800,000 worth of highway work,
heard several delegations and at
tended to other business.
Attorney General A. A. F. Sea
well has prepared and turned o
ver to Governor Ehringhaus a
brief for the National Security
Board) seeking to show that the
Grand Champion of Junior Feeding With Owner
■' ■■ ■ ' ■.<ggsaaBa«:ai.
CHICAGO . . . Robert Lemans of Eldred, HI., got the thrill of a lifetime
when his Hampshire barrow, Silver Light, weighing 320 pounds, won for
him the title of Grand Champion of Junior Feeding in the early judging
at the annual International Livestock Exhibition here.
enabling act passed by the recent
General Assembly is sufficient
authority for the State to set up
an (organization and participate
in the benefits of the National Se
curity act. The board questioned
'he authority, but Governor Eh
ringhaus and Mr. Seawell both
think it sufficient. If it is, a
special session of the General As
sembly can be avoided, as Gov
ernor Ehringhaus would like to
do. Many clamoring for a ses
sion, but they want it for other
purposes than the security legis
'ation, such as the liquor lav s,
‘.he sales tax, etc.
Contract has been let for erec
tion of the Western North Caro
hna iu,_.erculosis Hospital aoout
two miles v est of Black aloun
tain, near Asheville, on a site re
cently t ought for the purpose.
The work is to start as early as
possible and the buildings will be
completed by January 1, 1937.
Three or four units will be erect
ed now, taking care of about 400
patients. The superintendent’s
hor>w i- 'ic be erected later. The
cost will exceed $400,000, a part
of hich will be met by the Fed
eral Government. The recent
General Assembly authorized
bonds for the plant and additional
federal funds were secured. The
State hrs one such hospital at
Sanitarium in Hoke county.
RECORDER COURT HAS
VERY SMALL DOCKET
-u
Reorder Court held its regular
session on Tuesday, Dec. 10, with
only seven cases on docket.
Roosevelt Mack, charged with
arrying concealed weapon and
being drunk and disorderly. Pray
er for judgment continued on con
iiion he pays fine of $10.00 and
costs.
Leon Smith, charged with reck
less driving, pleaded guilty. Pray
er for judgment continued on con
dition he pays costs. His license
10 drive revoked for 30 days.
D. E. Everette, charged with
reckless driving, pleaded guilty,
i rayer for judgment continued to
Dec. 31, 1935.
Reddick Pittman, charged with
assault with deadly weapon plead
ed guilty. He was sentenced to
■ixty days.
T. J. Griggs, charged with,
eekless driving, nol pros with
leave.
Jasper Ell’s, charged with driv
ing while drunk, pleaded guilty,
lie was fined $50.00 and costs.
License to drive revoked for 12
. 'onths.
Mollie Silver, charged with li
quor, pleaded guilty. He was sen
tenced to four months in jail. Ca
pias to issue on motion of solici
tor.
■-.o
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Williams,
and children, Miss Helen Thomp
son and Miss King of Macon at
tended the program given by
Prof. Koch Monday night.
Mrs. Allen Chauncey of Wash
ington, N. C. was the guest of
her sister, Mrs. J. M. Jackson
Monday.
TOWN
TALK
V. i — ■
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. King spent
Sunday in Littleton.
Mrs. Nettie Morris and Miss
Edith Morris returned Friday
from Draper.
Miss Irene Bridgman spent Sat
urday in Norfok.
Misses Maigaiet Dunning and
Ruth Jackson spent Saturday in
Norfolk.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Thorne and
Miss Elizabeth Thorne spent Sun
day at Airlie.
Mrs. Harvey Saunders spent
Saturday in Norfolk.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Foley spent
Friday in Durham.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Thomas of
Elm City and Mr. and Mrs. E. C.
Griffin of Wilson spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. O. Griffin.
Mesdames Ned Manning, Frank
Harris and T. R. Manning visited
in Richmond last week.
Mrs. Fiank Harris of Hender
son visited her mother, Mrs. T. R.
Manning, last week.
Mrs. L. L. Harvin spent Friday
night in Petersburg.
Miss Annie Mae Odell spent
Saturday in Norfolk.
Mrs. Atkinson of Wilmington is
visiting her daughter, Mrs. Au
gusta Robbins.
Misses Hattie Humphrey and
Ella Brown spent Saturday in
Norfolk.
Miss Virginia Odum of Raleigh
and Ahoskie was a business visit
or in the city this week.
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