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JITLY 5, 1934
local affairs
Mr. Clarence Stimpson of States
ville was a Sunday visitor in the com
munity.
Mr. T. S. Coffey, of Statesville, vis
ited with friends and relatives in
Beene Sunday.
Miss Daisy Adams is spending a
few days as the guest of friends in
Johnson City, Tenn.
Dr. F. H. Hodges, of Winston-Sa
lem, spent Sunday visiting with home
folks in this community.
Attorney J. C. Fletcher of Lenoir
spent the Fourth in town, visiting
with relatives and friends.
Mr. Len Hagaman, medical student
at Wake Forest College, is spending
his vacation with home folks in
Boone.
Mrs. A. G. Justus and son, Billy,
spent Saturday in Statesville, visit
ing Mrs. Justus’ parents, Dr. and Mrs.
W. M. Sherrill.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. McDade and
family, of Mountain City, Tenn., were
week-end visitors with a brother, Mr.
R. F. McDade in Boone.
Mrs. A. C. Payne and family of
Nashville, Tenn., are spending the
week with Mr. Payne's mother, Mrs.
J. M. Payne, of Boone, and with oth
er relatives and friends in the com
munity and county.
John Bright Hill, United States Col
lector for the Port of Wilmington,
accompanied by Mrs. Hill, spent a
few hours in Boone last Wednesday
afternoon, and paid a pleasant visit
to The Democrat office.
Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Rutherford Jr.
and son, Gene, are spending their va
cation with Mrs. Rutherford’s par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Rankin. The
Rutherfords are always welcome vis
itors to our town.
Miss Gladys Swift of Boone, ac
companied by a number of girl friends
of Huntersville, left last Thursday
for Chicago, where they will spend
the next ten days or two weeks at A
Century of Progress Exposition.
Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Motley Jr., of
Chatham, Va., are the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. A. G. Justus for a few days.
Mrs. Motley is Mrs. Justus sister.
Miss Edith Sherrill of Statesville is
also a guest of Mrs. Justus this week.
Leßoy Martin, secretary of the
North Carolina State School Commis
sion, was a brief business visitor to
Appalachian State Teachers College
Monday. Mr. Martin expressed him
self as being encouraged over the
school situation.
Mr. Jonathan Daniels, editor of the
News and Observer, visited briefly
with friends in Boone yesterday, en
route to Raleigh from Linville where
he had placed an eight-year-old
daughter in a girls’ summer camp.
Mr. Daniels plans to return to Boone
next week and will attend the Press
Association convention at Banner Elk.
John E. Cutshall, formerly of
Boone but now stationed with the
U. S. Army at Fort Bragg, N. C.,
is winning considerable notice as a
cartoonist. A piece of his work will
appear in the next issue of "Our
Army.” Mr. Cutshall has been taking
instructions from Robert M. King,
one of the country's leading car
toonists.
Dr. Graybeal of the University of
New York City and Mrs. Glover of
Teachers College, Columbia Univer
sity, spent Monday at Boone, study
ing the organization of the Appala
chian State Teachers College. They
expressed surprise at the number of
teachers enrolled in the summer
school.
Mr. and Mrs. U. J. Davis and four
children, of Matoaka, W. Va., spent
the Fourth visiting with his mother,
Mrs. Nettie Davis, at Todd. Mr. Davis
returned to his home Thursday while
Mrs. Davis and children will spend
a couple of weeks with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Howell, in Ashe
County.
Mr. A1 M. Lane, assistant manager
of the Greensboro News-Record, is
spending the week as a guest at the
Daniel Boone Hotel, seeking to recu
perate from a recent serious illness.
The veteran newspaperman is singu
larly impressed with .this community
and its inhabitants, and believes
North Carolina contains no finer va
cation spot than Boone.
Mr. I. W. Day of Reading, Penn.,
is spending the week at the home of
his mother, Mrs. John Day, at Deep
Gap. Mr. Day paid h/is customary
pleasant visit with The Democrat
force, took occasion to renew his
subscription and entered another for
his mother. He has been in the em
ploy of the Reynolds Tobacco Com
pany for the past 12 years.
Mrs. F. D. Powell of Lenoir and
Mrs. Stuart Greer of the Yadkin Val
ley returned to their homes Saturday
after having spent a week visiting
at the home of a sister, Mrs. Frank
Critcher, in Boone. On their return
they were accompanied by a niece |
of Mrs. Critcher, Miss Marjorie Greer,
who had spent three weeks visiting
here.
Grandfather Rest Camp, being con
ducted at Foscoe by Letcher S. Byrd,
will have as guests for the week of
July 9-14, thirty-five students from
State College, Raleigh. These young
men are expected to carry on sum
mer studies, which will include sig
naling and engineering projects. An
old-fashioned square dance will be
staged for their especial benefit on
Friday night, and several other
entertainment features are being
planned. Mr. Byrd states that he has
had many inquiries from over a wide
area, and expects large crowds at his
camp during the hot months.
Mr. W. H. Gragg, of Winston-Sa
lem, assistant manager of the invest
ment department of Fenner & Beane,
stock and bond brokers, returned to
Boone for the fourth of July. He was
accompanied by his son, Horton, who
holds a position on the sales force of
Belk-Stevens Company in Winston-
Salem. Mr. Gragg reports a noticea
ble upward trend of business through
out the State, and believes that the
recovery is continuing in a substan
tial manner.
Hon. Boone D. Tillett, Republican
candidate for Lieutenant Governor in
the last election and well known
Charlotte lawyer, has moved his fam
ily into the H. L. Lyon residence in
the western section of the town. Mr.
Tillett moved to Boone, it is under
stood, principally on account of hav
ing his four children take advantages
of the educational facilities here, and
will probably live here himself later
on. At present he is keeping his law
offices in Charlotte open and spend
ing week-ends in Boone.
Livingston Club Entertained
By Mrs. Jeff Stanbury.
The Livingston Club met with Mrs.
Jeff Stanbury Monday night, June
2nd. The program leader, Mrs. Jim
Councill, had arranged a most inter
esting program on Brazil, together
with two vocal solos by Mrs. J. A.
Mullins and Mrs. Hooper Hendrix.
Mrs. Stanbury, assisted by Mrs.
Grady Farthing, served delicious re
freshments.
Mrs. D. J. Whitener Honors
Miss Lillian Crow.
Mrs. D. J. Whitener entertained
Tuesday evening in honor of Miss
Lillian Crow of Shelby, whose en
gagement to Dr. Amos Abrams was
announced recently.
Bridge was played at four tables.
Miss Ednear scored high for the la
dies and Mr. Harmon scored high for
the gentleman. Each received a use
ful gift. Miss Crow was also present
ed a gift by the hostess. Refresh
ments were served to the following
guests: Misses Lillian Crow? and Mat
tie Sue Propst of Shelby; Mary Bell
Weaver, of Statesville; Thelma Shore
of Yadkinville; Edmar Allison and
Josie Crisco, of Badin; Anita Wink
ler and Virginia Wary; Messrs. R. H.
Harmon, Gordon Winkler, Jac k f
Hodges, Leonard Eury, Guy Angell,
Jesse Houck, Graydon Eggers and
Amos Abrams.
Mrs. Justus Honors Guests
At Bridge Party.
Mrs. A. G. Justus entertained at
four tables of bridge Monday eve
ning, honoring her house guests, Mrs.
T. F. Motley Jr. of Chatham, Va., and
Miss Edythe Sherrill of Statesville.
Mrs. Joe Crawford, winner of high
score, and Mrs. Dunkley, low-scorer,
were presented with attractive prizes.
The honorees also received gifts. Ad
ditional guests came in for refresh
ments, which consisted of a salad
course.
Guests included: Mesdames George
K. Moose, Russell Hodges, Foard
King, Paul Coffey, Joe Gaither, D. J.
Whitener, Jim Gouncill, Tracy Coun
cill, Joe Crawford, Jim Mast, Dunk
lee, Gene Garbee, Zimmerman, T. F.
Motley; Misses Edythe Sherrill, Ha
zel Gragg, Mary Frances Linney, Vir
ginia Wary and Myrtle Yorke, of
Harmony.
Miss Gertrude Perry Honored
On Birthday Anniversary.
Mrs. H. B. Perry, assisted by the
Daniels twins and Mazie Jean Jones,
entertained Saturday evening, June
28th, at a surprise bridge party in
honor of Miss Gertrude Perry’s birth
day.
An envelope containing directions
for “goofy bridge” was placed on each
table. By following directions the
guests were highly entertain, as it
became necessary to play several
hands with dark glasses and gloves
on, and with suckers held in mouth.
One direction sheet which compelled
the swapping of scores with oppon
ents caused much merriment.
After three progressions Miss Ger
trude Perry was found to be winner
of high score prize, while Miss Na
omi Hedgepeth was given consolation
prize.
The guests were invited into the
dining room where in the middle of
the table, which was beautifully dec
orated with flowers, a cake with
brightly burning candles was the cen
ter of attention. Miss Perry, after
blowing out the candles,, served the
cake and punch to the following
guests:
Misses Appie and Annie Daniels,
Margaret Whitlock, Naomi Hedge
peth, Mary Frances Linney, Mazie
Jean Jones, Carolyn Wearn, Jane Ho
well, Daily Little, and Pauline and
Evelyn Bingham.
ART CLASSES
Will Sake a few more students for
my art classes beginning next week.
Instruction in Crayon, Pastel, Water
Colors and Oils. Inquire at my home
or at the Watauga Democrat office,
nearby. Velma Rivers McGhee.
BOONE DRUG CO.
The REXALL Store
WATAUGA DEMOCRAT—EVERY THURSDAY—BOONE, N. C.
From The Democrat’s
Early Files
Rems from The Democrat
of Ji||y 4, 1895.
Deputy Collector J. C. Horton is
in Mitchell County on business.
Mrs. Naomi Horton and son, Ron
da, of Lenoir, are visiting relatives
in Boone.
N. N. Colvard has sold the house
and lot where he now lives to Solici
tor Spainhour.
j Wiley Swift will have charge of
I Cove Creek Academy next year and
we wish for him a profitable season.
Prof. Francum has granted certif
icates to the following: Ella Hendrix,
Wiley Swift, C. W. Culler and Tom
Hampton.
The venerable gentleman, Dudley
Farthing of Beaver Dam, who is now
in his ninety-first year, is very fee
ble.
Joe B. Councill, one of Colonel
Folk’s law students at Blowing Rock,
spent several days with his parents
at Vilas last week.
The toll gate on the Boone and
Blowing Rock road will be moved in
a short time to within one mile and
a half of Blowing Rock.
Attorney R. N. Hackett of Wilkes
boro, accompanied by A. D. Cowles of
Gap Creek, was in town last Thurs
day on legal business.
Mr. Sam J. Brawley and little son,
B'rank, of Granite Hill passed through
town last Saturday on their way to
W. R. Lovill’s at Sutherland, a broth
er-in-law of Mr. Brawley.
On last Sunday evening, Fin Isbel,
colored, while under the influence of
corn liquor, fell on the steps of Cof
fey’s Hotel, and broke his arm just
above the wrist. Dr. Parlier attended
him.
On Tuesday morning Jim Grimes
and Clang Horton, both colored, got
into a quarrel over some frivolous
matter and Grimes struck Horton
with a mattock, breaking a rib and
inflicting other injuries.
Deputy Marshal Colvard brought in
another magistrate on last Sunday.
This one could not give bond and is
now looking through the bars. We are
sorry to say he is a Democrat, but
Democrats must not sell liquor.
The town commissioners met this
week and decided to enforce to a let
ter the old bylaws, touching profan
ity on the streets, shooting within
the corporate limits, stock running
at large, etc. Wade Woodring is the
marshal and he says he intends to
work it for all it is worth.
MISS DeBERRY BECOMES
BRIDE OF JOE C. MAST
A marriage of much interest and
simplicity, was that of Miss Edna
Deßerry of China Grove and Mr. Joe
C. Mast Os Valle Crucis, which was
solemnized in Salisbury at the Meth
odist parsonage June the twenty-sev
enth, with the Rev. W. A. Newell of
ficiating.
The bride is the youngest daughter
of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank De-
Berry of Mount Gilead, and great
granddaughter of the late Congress
man Edmund Deßerry.
She received her education at both
Louisburg and Greensboro Colleges.
The bride was lovely in a navy blue
triple-sheer crepe ensemble, with ac
cessories to match and wore a shoul
der corsage, of brides roses, gardenias
and lillies of the valley.
The groom is the youngest son of
Mr. and Mrs. Finley Mast of Valle
Crucis, a member of one of the oldest
and most prominent families in the
State.
He received his education at State
College.
The couple will make their home
at Valle Crucis, Watauga County, N.
Carolina.—Reported.
BINGHAM-I.EOa AKD wedding
IN REIDSVILLE WEDNESDAY
Unusual interest is created in the
announcement of the marriage on last
Wednesday of Miss Pearl Leonard of
High Point to Attorney T. E. Bing
ham of Boone, the ceremony having
been performed in Reidsville by Rev.
George R. Brown of the Methodist
Protestant Church.
After a wedding trip through the
Shenandoah Valley to Washington
and other points of interest, Mr. and
Mrs. Bingham are at home west of
Boone.
Mrs. Bingham is a native of Ran
dolph County, a daughter of the late
Oscar L. and Martha G. Leonard, but
for the past eight years has resided
in High Point, where she has been
secretary to Gold, McAnally & Gold,
one of the leading law firms of that
city. For several years she has spent
her vacations in Boone and the coun
ty, where she has acquired a wide
circle of friends.
Mr. Bingham is one of the most
able and influential members of the
local bar and was born and reared
.a this county. He is popular through
out this section of the State, where
he is widely known. The popular cou
ple carry with them congratulations
and best wishes of a host of friends.
RECORDER’S COURT
Four cases came up for trial in
the Recorder’s Court Tuesday, and
following are the judgments handed
down by Judge Bingham:
L. W. Timmons, abandonment and
non-support, guilty; must pay fam
ily sl2 per month.
Letcher Teague, operating car while
intoxicated; fined SSO and the costs.
Henry Miller, reckless driving; SSO
and costs.
Wade Stewart, violation prohibi
tion laws; assessed with the cost.
Record of Deaths
ELIZABETH HAGAMAN
Elizabeth Hagaman, one-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Ha
gaman, died at her home in Laurel
Creek Township on the 22nd, from
bronchial pneumonia. The child was
ill for only a day and night.
Funeral was conducted on the 23rd
from the Zion Hill Baptist Church by
the Rev. Tipton Greene of Boone and
interment - was in the nearby ceme
tery.
Surviving besides the bereaved par
ents is one sister, Willie Jean.
YOUNCE FAMILY HOME-COMING
ATTRACTS LARGE CROWD
The Younce home-coming and re
union, which was held in Zionville,
on Sunday, July Ist, near the old
home site of Solomon Younce, who
was the first Younce to settle in this
part of the country, was attended by
over eight hundred descendents and
friends who came from all parts of
North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia,
Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Colorado,
Idaho and other states.
After greetings were made a song,
“In the Sweet Bye and Bye,” was
sung by the crowd, led by John Oli
ver and his choir from Union Church,
followed by a welcome address from
Rev. R. C. Eggers of Zionville, aft
er which Rev. W. D. Ashley, pastor
of the church, led in prayer.
A brief sketch of the Younce de
scendants was given by George C.
Greer, of Zionville, followed by the
speaker of the morning, Superintend
end I. G. Greer, of Thomasville, who
gave an inspiring talk on “Helping
Each Other Through Life.”
After this address and while din
ner was being spread on the long ta
ble prepared for it, Mr. Oliver, with
his class, entertained.
A blessing was asked by Rev. Ash
ley, after which everyone was served
with the many choice foods to be got
ten from that table and from which
no one went away hungry.
In the afternoon an address, thor
oughly enjoyed by everyone present,
was delivered by Rev. J. A. Yount, of
the Lutheran Church in Boone, who
was introduced to the people by I. G.
Greer, as a, Younce of this genera
tion, too.
Good-bys were soon said with every
person feeling a little better toward
each other for having met and look
ing forward to another home-coming
soon.—Reported.
LAW FIRM DISSOLVED
The law firm of Lovill and Zimmer
man has been dissolved, pursuant to
a resolution passed by the State Bar
Association that partners of solicitors
or judges couldn’t practice together
in the courts as partners. Mr. Zim
merman, junior member of the firm,
is solicitor of the Recorders Court.
Following dissolution of the firm,
Mr. Zimmerman established separate
offices in the Lovill office buildmg.
PASTIME
THEATRE
BOONE, N. C.
“PLACE OF GOOD SHOWS”
Program for Week
of July 9th
MONDAY, JULY 9
EMBARRASSING
MOMENTS
with
CHESTER MORRIS and
MARIAN NIXON
TUESDAY, JULY 10
CRIME DOCTOR
with
OTTO KRUGER & KAREN
MORLEY
WEDNESDAY, JULY 11
THE THIN MAN
with
WILLIAM POWELL and
MYRNA LOY
THURSDAY, JULY 13
Little Man, What
Now?
with
MARGARET SULLIVAN &
DOUGLAS MONTGOMERY
FRIDAY, JULY 13
The Old-Fashioned
Way
W. C. FIELDS
SATURDAY, JULY 14
FIGHTING CODE
BUCK JONES
MATINEE AT 3:00
NIGHT SHOWS, 7:30 & 9:00
Special Bargain
Matinee, 10c, 15c
Night Shows, 10c and 25c.
Matinees at 3:00 and 4:30.
Night shows at 7:80 and 9.
Walter Murphy Talks on
Bank Deposit Insurance
Hon. Walter Murphy of Salisbury
spoke Thursday night at the Appa
lachian State Teachers College to the
student body and citizens on the sub
ject of Federal deposit insurance for
banks. He explained in detail the !
governmental plan for insuring bank j
deposit up to the amount of $5,000 ‘
for an individual in all banks that ■
have membership in the corporation. \
Mr. Murphy stated that every bank ;
in North Carolina except two have
taken advantage of this safety in- j
surance and pointed out that for the |
past six months of the current year
there has not been a single bank fail
ure in America, while in the ten
years between 1920 and 1930 there
were 11,000 failures.
He sent his audience away with a
feeling of confidence in the stability
and complete safety of banks under
the new order and made announce
ment in passing that the Watauga
County Bank at Boone would be re
opened in a few days and would have
membership in the insurance corpo
ration.
QUARTERLY CONFERENCE TO
BE HELD AT MABEL SUNDAY
The third quarterly conference for
the Watauga Charge will be held at
the Mabel Methodist Church next
Sunday evening at 8 o’clock, accord
ing to announcement coming from
Rev. G. C. Graham, pastor. The con
ference will be in charge of the pre
siding elder of the district, Rev. A.
C. Gibbs.
DR. HIGHSMITH TO MEET WITH
WATAUGA COUNTY TEACHERS
Mr. W. H. Walker, County Super
intendent of Public Education, an
nounces that a county-wide teachers
meeting will be held in the audito
rium of Boone Demonstration School
on Wednesday morning, July 11, 10:30
o’clock. Dr. J. H. Highsmith will ad
dress the assembly, and has some
important problems to discuss with
teachers and principals. Mr. Walker
requests all teachers who expect em
ployment in county schools this year
to be present.
R. Clyde Winebarger
BOONE, N. C.
Special Representative
JEFFERSON STANDARD LIFE
INSURANCE COMPANY
Greensboro, N. C.
BOONE, NORTH CAROLINA
SPECIALS
for
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JULY 6-7
PORK AND BEANS, Phillips, 6 for. . . 25c
CHEESE, Brookfield, lb 19c
APPLE BUTTER, Wh. House, 38 oz. 17Y 2 c
PINK SALMON, can 11c
LARD, Royal Aster, 8 lbs 63c
CORN FLAKES, Miller’s, pkg 7c
POST TOASTIES, 2 for 15c
FRESH CORN, TOMATOES, CABBAGE,
CELERY, CARROTS, AND ALL
KINDS OF FRUITS.
F Preserves
i be sure you use good, FRESH sugar.
Sweetest Sugar iver Sold"
PAGE FIVE
Misses Letha Pennell and Rosalie
Isaacs, of Morganton, were week-end
guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Steph
ens at Zionville.
EXPERIENCE . . .
at the public’s expense is
costly. You can avoid this by
having your work done by
Watauga County’s only col
lege graduate watch - maker.
BERN-MAR’S LITTLE
JEWELRY STORE
“We Teach Your Watch to Tell
the Truth”
THE BOONE RADIO
SERVICE
TUBES, PARTS, REPAIRING
GOVERNMENT LICENSED
RADIO ENGINEER.
20 School Street, Boone, N. C.
(Telephone 81-J
In Blowing Rock at N. W. C. U.
Building—Telephone 43
Dramatic Instruction
Class Work or Private Work.
Studio 12 College St.
—o —
Play production, make-up, read
ings, stage scenery and
lighting.
JOIN ANY TIME
Fees are very reasonable.
Apply in the afternoon.
LIVESTOCK SALE
Every Wednesday!
Will continue through the en
tire season. We will have buy
ers for any number of all class
es of stock at all times, and
guarantee full market prices.
Shouns Livestock Co.
Shouns, Tennessee

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