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WEEKLY REVIEW The following record of industrial activity lists items showing investment of capital, employment of labor and business activities and opportunities. Marble—Columbia Marble Co. mak ing rapid progress in development of their recently acquired marble prop erties in and around this place. Marion—Work started on modern two-story commercial building on J. A. Poteat’s property on Logan street. Fremon—Eureka Ffigh School will be consolidated with high school here. Kinston—Oil drilling operations to start soon in this part of state. Marion—Telegraph office moved to office of Southern Railway in station building. Lenoir—Caldwell Cafe opened on North Main street. Granite Falls—Stirewalt Brothers peach orchard four miles from here on Dudley Shoals road, to harvest be tween 600 and 700 bushels from pres ent crop. Hemp—Lunch room opened ior business in building adjoining Army Store, by Mr. Mitchell of Siler City. Smithfield—New Cash Store estab lishing business in this city. Work on Broadhurst bridge over Neuse River, between Goldsboro and Seven Springs, now underway. Warren ton—Press Publishing Co. purchased "Vance News Leader,” weekly paper published at Henderson. Pinebluff—Pinebluff Inn sold to newly organized Lumbee Corporation who plan exclusive club for their use during winter months. Aberdeen—Extensive building pro gram underway in this place. Spring Hope—Contract awarded to William Lee Bass of Momeyer, for erection of brick veneer school build ing to take place of colored school burned in spring. Highlands—Construction started on all-year recreation center estimated to cost between $15,000 and $20,000. Raleigh—Plans being made for maintenance of roads in Wake, Frank lin, Vance and Warren counties. Lumberton — Farmers’ Warehouse made extensive additions to their facil ities for serving tobacco growers of Section. Mount Airy—'New post office and Federal building will be built on Ren fro Hill in downtown district. Wilmington—Public bowling alley formally opened. High Point-—Successors to Knox Furniture Co., Williams-Norris Co. completed large show room in No. 3 building of their plant on English street. Mount Airy—Mount Airy Coal Yard started operations at old Welch’s Coal Yard on Willow street. Troy—Work completed on, Sunday School rooms at Baptist Church. Raleigh — Contracts awarded for building three remaining links of Highway No. 90 west of city. Red Springs—Leland L. Jones of Wilmington to establish another week ly paper for this town. Clinton—T. J. Hood, Jr., new own er of Central Service Station located across street from Western Union. Contracts awarded for grading, top soiling and structures on ten miles of Highway No. 90 between Apex and Pittsboro. . Lillington—Bridge over Cape Fear River opened for traffic. Dunn—Dr. S. Glenn Wilson open ed office in Turlington building. Raleigh—Plans completed for con solidation of University, State College and N. C. C. W. W7i 1 mincrtnn-\K^i1mino-fnn Rrnrr\ nf CJ u Trade and Industry started move to establish hard wood lumber mill in city. Sylva—Lyric Theatre recently in stalled Arctic Nu-Air System. Bids opened for widening 12.63 miles on Route No. 10 between Wayne county line and Kinston. Canton — Old Haywood county courthouse being razed to make way for modern courthouse and jail on site. Kannapolis—North Kannapolis Bap tist Church building now being used. Highway No. 74 between Concord and Caldwell Station opened to traf fic. Raleigh—Work will start soon on plans for new State Prison and other prison buildings authorized by 1931 General Assembly. Clayton—C. W. Horne Co. reopen ed and incorporated $100,000 business here, dealing in groceries, mercantiles and cotton. Siler City—Beauty parlor to be op ened in connection with City Barber Shop. Edenton—Progress being made on Grain Bags For Sale A limited quantity of New SEAMLESS GRAIN BAGS for sale - 25c each ROWAN SEED CO. construction of post office building here. Low bid submitted by George R. Martin for 6.77 miles of gravel on Route No. 90 from Mocksville toward Lexington, for price of $28,925. Wilmington—Government expendi tures on waterway improvement con struction in Eastern North Carolina from early part of this year through June 31, total more than $890,975, according to Major R. A. Wheeler, lo cal district army engineer. In 1930 our exports of merchandise declined $1,398,000,000. GOLD MINE IN RANDOLPH COUNTY PROBABLY BE REOPENED SOON The Hoover Hill gold mine, perhaps the richest and certainly one of the earliest worked in Randolph for this metal, may be reopened and worked. The mine is now owned by Mrs. Lee Briles, of High Point, widow of the late Lee Briles, who was the last ope rator of the mine. The mine was found quite by acci dent by Joseph Hoover many, many years ago. This man and his son Wil liam were going to the woods one af ternoon for a load of light-wood, the boy driving the team while the father walked along swinging his axe, hitting at rocks in the path. One rock at tracted Mr. Hoover on account of its unusual composition and he struck an other blow with his axe and found gold. The man then set to work min ing gold from this location, several miles west of Asheboro and it became known as "one of the richest mines in this country.” Records then show that after working the mine for some years, in fact until his death, the prop erty was then sold to McDowell and Woodfin, who purchased this large tract, rich in gold reproducing rocks, for $8,000. In 1806, during the early period of mining, a cabin was built by Joseph Hoover at the mine. In this cabin many of the Hoovers were born and reared, as well as some of their de scendants. Oscar Redding, chairman of the city school board of Asheboro, was born in this house. R. A. Gaddis, of Asheboro, grand son of Joseph Hoover, has reproduced this log house in a novel desk. The house had, and the desk likewise, four rooms, two below and two above with a verv narrow passage-way down stairs. The stairs themselves are uni que, narrow and winding after the fashion of the day. The front of the miniature cabin, built by Mr. Gaddis, drops down making a desk, and the opening in the side is covered by a clever "trap door” filling in the door way, thus making a perfect writing desk. The outside of this house-desk is painted to give the idea of logs, copied from the original interesting structure. The original shaft, sunk by the dis coverer and first worker of the mine is 3 50 ft. deep, now filled with water as are several other shafts. C. H. Rush, an older resident of Asheboro, was connected with the mine forty-odd years ago, when the Briles shaft was sunk and recalls some interesting in cidents connected with this period of the activity of the mine. A drift was sunk 70 feet below the main shaft with wings in several directions. In prospecting around far below the sur face of the earth, the miners came across the richest stops ever discover ed in the mine. Mr. Rush recalls how the gold lay uite apparent along the wall of the steps but when his supply gave out, the workmen found no more. It is Mr. Rush’s idea that there is still plenty of gold in this mine, but he be lieves it to be in "pockets” rather than in straight veins. This theory is, of course, problematical but drawn from the past history of the mine and the manner in which the gold was found, but be that as it may the gold is there. Estate Is Doubled After Man’s Death White Plains, N. Y., Aug. 19.— Since his death fifteen years ago. the estate of the late Richard Harding Davis, noted author, has more than doubled in value as a result of post humous royalties from his writings, it was disclosed in a formal accounting submitted to the surrogate’s courts. When Davis died in 1916 his estate was appraised at $49,029. Today its total value is $136,181, according to the accounting submitted by the Bank of America. More than half of the in crease has been in the form of royal ties for the adaption of Davis stories in motion pictures. The rest has come from book publishers and dramatic rights for the legitimate stage. The author’s will established a trust fund under the terms of which his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth McCoy Davis, is to continue as beneficiary as long as she does not remarry. In the event of her remarriage, the income would re vert to a daughter, Hope. Mrs. Davis and her daughter are at present tour ing Europe. Dignity is the mask behind which we hide our ignorance. Truth-Serum Convict Is Paroled In Killing Oklahoma City, Aug. 19.—Okla homa’s "truth serum” convict, Claude Newton, has won a parole from Gov. W. H. Murray from a life sentence on conviction of killing Briggs Chumley, Oklahoma City policeman, in 1924. Newton, who maintained his inno cence under the influence of "truth serum” before a peace officers’ conven tion at Holdenville, Okla., in 1926, was paroled for a year to his mother, Mrs. Annie B. Newton, of Waco, Tex as, and was promised extended clem ency if he behaved. C. E. B. Cutler, State pardon and parole officer, said Elmer D. Miller, fellow-officer who was wounded and the only eyewitness to the killing, in sisted that Newton was not the slay er. Nevertheless, Newton was convict ed, said Cutler, "by securing testimony from persons who knew nothing about the killing.” The "truth serum” did not enter into the parole order. Photographs Self On Parachute Jump Chanute Field, Rantoul, 111., Aug. 19-—Acting Corporal Garland E. Cain, of the United States Army Air Corps, knows today just how he look ed when he made a parachute jump of 4,000 feet. He took pictures of himself as he descended. Two built-over cameras of midget size, each weighing three ounces, were used. They were tied to his chest. Eight of the pictures were upward views, which included close-ups of his facial expressions. The others were down ward views. "I had a lot of things to remember, ’ Cain said, "but made my first shot holding the camera out at arm’s length directed at my face. I had then fallen about 800 feet. I took eight shots and the camera indicator registered empty. Then I pulled up the other '.arnera. When the rush of wind escaping through the vent of my chute would subside for a moment, I could even hear the click of the shutter.” RARE BIRD 'So Joe was the life of the party?” "Yeah. He was the only one who., could talk louder than the radio.”— Life. NOTICE TO CREDITORS Having qualified as Administrator of the es tate of Ellen A. Ingram, this is to notify all persons having claims against the said de cendent to file an itemized, verified statement oT ass ^ 'ions indebted la said make prompt settlement. This August 14th, 1931. LOUIS CLEMENT, Administrator of the estate of Ellen A. Ingram, deceased. Aug.204Sept.24. NOTICE TO CREDITORS Luther Dean Jarrett, Spencer, N. C., having executed a deed of assignment for the benefit of his creditors to the undersigned trustee, this is to notify all persons having claims against the said Luther Dean Jarrett, to file an itemized, verified statement of the same with the Clerk of Superior Court of Rowan County, on or before the 14th day of August, 1932, or they will be barred from participat ing in the assets of the said Luther Dean Jar rett. Persons indebted to the said Luther Dean Jarrett, will make prompt settlement w.th the undersigned. This, the 14th day of August, 1931. W. T. BURKE, Jr., Trustee. E. W. G. HUFFMAN, Attorney. Aug. 20-Sept. 10. SALE OF REAL PROPERTY PURSUANT to the provisions contained in ™^rtaln mortgage trust deed dated June 5th. 1926 executed by V. B. Miller (single) to A. M. Hanna, Trustee, which mortgage is duly ^■stored in Book of mortgages No. 97, page 203, office of the Register of Deeds for Rowan County, N. C., default having been made in the payment of the amount secured by the said mortgage as therein provided, and by author ity and power of sale conferred, and by Baid mortgage and by law provided, and at the re vest of the holder of said note, the undersign ed Trustee will offer for sale at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, at the court house door in Salisbury, N. C., on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th, 1931, at 12 O’CLOCK, NOON, the following described real property, to-wit: BEGINNING at a stake on National High way and Rockwell Road and runs thence S. 33 deg. E. 150 feet to a stake; thence S. 57 deg. W. 160 feet to a stake; thence N. 33 deg. W. 150 feet to a stake on the National Highway; thence with the National Highway N. 57 deg. E. 160 feet to the beginning. Situated in the Town of China Grove, N. C„ opposite property of Farm Life School and on the National Highway leading from China Grove to Salisbury, N. C. Dated, this August 14th, 1931. A. M. HANNA, Trustee. E. W. G. HUFFMAN, Attorney. IAug.20-Sept.!0. ... ■ NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ESTATE Pursuant to a judgment of the Superior Court of Rowan County in a proceeding en titled, "R. E. Fraley, administrator of J. H. Kincaid vs. T. M. Kincaid and wife, Viola .Kincaid, et al.,” the undersigned commission er will, on SATURDAY, Sept. 19th, 1981, at 12 :00 Noon, at the Courthouse Door in the City of Salisbury, N. C.» sell at public auc tion, to the highest bidder, for cash, the fol lowing described real property, to-witr: 1st. Tract. Beginning at a stake on lot No. 1, thence S. 20% deg. E. 5 poles to a stake; thence N. 69% deg. E. 4 chains (16 poles) to a stake on the East side of the Mocksville Road; thence N. 20% deg. W. 5 poles to a stake on the same side of the road; thence S. 69% deg. W. 4 chains (16 poles) to the be ginning, containing one-half an acre, be tire same, more or less. For back title see Book 64, page 438. 2nd. Tract. Also another tract adjoining the above, commencing at a stake on J. L. Ketehey’s N. W. corner, thence N. with Misses Winders’ (grantors) line to a stake on Mrs. Reeves’ corner; thence West across North Street to a stake on Geo. T. Thomason's line; thence S. with Thomason's and J. C. Miller’s line to J. L. Ketchey's corner; thence East across said Street to the beginning, contain ing one-sixteenth of an acre, more or less. See Book 134, page 295 for title. This the 17th day of August, 1931. R. E. FRALEY, Commissioner. IRA R. SWICEGOOD, Attorney. Aug.2fcSept.10. Restless, I could not sleep 1 ttTHERE were days I 1 when I felt like I I could not get my work I done. I would get so I nervous and ‘trembly’ B I would have to lie ■ down.' I was very rest ■ less, and could not ■ sleep at night. I My mother advised ffl me to take Cardui, ffl and I certainly am ffl glad she did. It is ffl the first thing that ffl seemed to give me B any strength. I felt 19 better after the first ffl bottle. I kept it up fffl and am now feel |ffl ing fine.”—Mrs. |J§jj K. Gibson, Fort . |§H Payne, Ala. ■jffi^HEALTH I Take Thedford’s Black-Draught I for Constipation, Indigestion, I and Biliousness. Say, "I Saw It in THE WATCHMAN Thank You! 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